Mystery movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant mystery movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychological, realistic and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with mystery, murder, police investigation, investigation, storytelling, twists & turns, dialogue, secrets, crimes and death plots mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as mystery: Shutter Island (2010), The Sixth Sense (1999), Gone Girl (2014), Mulholland Drive (2001), The Game (1997), Clue (1985), Before I Go to Sleep (2014), White Bird in a Blizzard (2014), Devil (2010), The Da Vinci Code (2006).

List of mystery movies

 8.1
 1.0M
Shutter Island (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: mystery, mental institution, insanity, paranoia, investigation, plot twist, uncover truth, mental illness, losing-it hero, delusion, psychiatrist, island ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1954, year 1945 ...
Place: boston
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 8.1
 854K
The Sixth Sense (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, mystery, ghost, psychology, afterlife, supernatural ability, death, psychic, psychic power, psychiatrist, psychologist, life & death ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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 8.1
 775K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: missing person, mystery, police investigation, femme fatale, investigation, manipulation, disappearance, missing wife, murder mystery, adultery, infidelity, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, missouri, manhattan new york city, st. louis missouri
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Mulholland Drive (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesic, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
Style: psychological, mind bending, twists and turns, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: mystery, obsession, lesbian, strong sexual content, dreams, cowboy, death, hollywood, frustration, lesbian sex, alternate reality, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 7.8
 319K
The Game (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a coldhearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad -- a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game. In nearly a nanosecond, ...
Style: surprise ending, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, twist ending ...
Plot: mind game, mystery, uncover truth, life turned upside down, disorder, manipulation, businessman, psychology, game, surveillance, scheme, neo noir ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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 7.3
 71K
Clue (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Clue finds six colorful dinner guests gathered at the mansion of their host, Mr. Boddy -- who turns up dead after his secret is exposed: He was blackmailing all of them. With the killer among them, the guests and Boddy's chatty butler must suss ...
Style: humorous, twists and turns, enigmatic, witty, captivating ...
Plot: mystery, investigation, multiple suspects, murder, danger, mansion, maid, butler, dark and stormy night, board game, amateur detective, strangulation ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1954, 1950s
Place: new england
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Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her.
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, suspense, serious, tense ...
Plot: memory loss, mystery, uncover truth, amnesia, domestic violence, life turned upside down, obsession, psychiatrist, doctors and patients, woman in danger, power relations, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: england, london
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White Bird in a Blizzard (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Kat Connors is 17 years old when her perfect homemaker mother, Eve, disappears. Having lived for so long in an emotionally repressed household, she barely registers her mother's absence and certainly doesn't blame her doormat of a father, ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, surreal, cynical, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mystery, missing person, teenage life, coming of age, under the surface, disappearance, teenage sexuality, parents and children, dysfunctional family, 17 year old, family problems, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 80s, year 1991
Place: usa, california
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 6.2
 123K
Devil (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of people trapped in a elevator realizes that the devil is among them.
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, scary, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: elevator, devil, trapped in an elevator, supernatural, mystery, police investigation, mysterious character, danger, twists & turns, sin, captivity, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
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The Da Vinci Code (2006)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Malta, France, UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: When the curator of the Louvre is found murdered in the famed museum's hallowed halls, Harvard professor, Robert Langdon and cryptographer, Sophie Neve must untangle a deadly web of deceit involving the works of Leonardo da Vinci.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, mind bending, suspense ...
Plot: holy grail, ancient mystery, riddles and clues, christianity, uncover truth, adventure, investigation, conspiracy, secret, obsessive quest, artifact, vatican ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1st century, 2000s
Place: holy land, france, europe, jerusalem, scotland ...
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 7.7
 401K
Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crime, uncover truth, journalist, investigation, victim, paranoia, crimes, mystery, mind game, maniac ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1978 ...
Place: california, san francisco, usa, oakland california
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 8.4
 1.0M
Memento (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Suffering short-term memory loss after a head injury, Leonard Shelby embarks on a grim quest to find the lowlife who murdered his wife in this gritty, complex thriller that packs more knots than a hangman's noose. To carry out his plan, Shelby ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, tense, twist ending, suspense ...
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, revenge, plot twist, mystery, amnesia, paranoia, vengeance, haunted by the past, murder, twists & turns, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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Perfect Stranger (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A journalist goes undercover to ferret out businessman Harrison Hill as her best friend's killer. Posing as one of his temps, she enters into a game of online cat-and-mouse.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: investigation, mystery, mind game, hidden identity, murder, manipulations, uncover truth, dishonesty, seduction, secret, undercover, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 6.6
 2K
Blood Curse (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Portugal
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An urban family inherits an old country house located in a small village. Upon their arrival they try to adapt to the new lifestyle, but they soon learn that the village is overshadowed by superstition and mysterious folklore. As they are plagued by ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious
Plot: mystery, ghost, supernatural, family in crisis, danger, deadly, family problems, village, clergy, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portugal
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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series follows Las Vegas criminalists working for the Las Vegas Police Department as they use physical evidence to solve grisly murders in this unusually graphic drama, which has inspired a host of other cop-show "procedurals". The ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, crime, police investigation, crimes, danger, murder, mystery, police detective, teamwork, scientist, expert, investigator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
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 6.3
 145K
Flightplan (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A claustrophobic, Hitchcockian thriller. A bereaved woman and her daughter are flying home from Berlin to America. At 30,000 feet the child vanishes and nobody admits she was ever on that plane.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, suspenseful, exciting, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, missing child, mystery, family relations, search, disappearance, female protagonist, family problems, grief, pilot, single parent, sanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: berlin germany, germany
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 7.8
 165K
Blue Velvet (1986)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of criminals who have kidnapped her child.
Style: dark, surreal, post modern, cult film, art house ...
Plot: surrealism, strong sexual content, small town, mystery, sexual perversion, amateur detective, investigation, neo noir, postmodernism, innocence lost, blackmail, surveillance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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 6.8
 97K
Exam (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The final candidates for a highly desirable corporate job are locked together in an exam room and given a test so simple and confusing that tension begins to unravel.
Style: mind bending, psychological, surprise ending, tense, serious ...
Plot: mind game, ambition, plot twist, psychologist, manipulations, human nature, rivalry, surveillance, mystery, confinement indoors, intrigue, room ...
Time: future
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 7.3
 309K
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the culprit to be none other than the ghost of the legendary Headless Horseman.
Style: gothic, scary, dark, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, dark fantasy, witch, curses spells and rituals, investigation, murder, gory, legends and myths, magical, mystery, mysterious character ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1790s, 19th century
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 5.8
 101K
Gothika (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a car crash, a criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) comes to, only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband -- but she has no memory ...
Style: psychological, psycho film, gothic, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, investigation, mental illness, serial killer, protagonist as suspect, mind game, mystery, psychiatrist, insanity, supernatural ability, mental institution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, connecticut
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 6.8
 237K
Unknown (2011)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An American biologist attending a conference in Berlin awakens from a coma after a car accident, only to discover that someone has taken his identity and that no one, not even his wife, believes him. With the help of an illegal immigrant and a ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, surprise ending, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, mysterious character, investigation, manipulations, danger, life turned upside down, hidden identity, crimes, chase, coma, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 2011
Place: germany, berlin germany
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 6.2
 80K
Dead Silence (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jamie returns to his hometown in search of answers to his wife's murder, which occurred after receiving a weird package containing a ventriloquist dummy named Billy, which may be linked to the legend of ventriloquist Mary Shaw. Destined to find ...
Style: scary, gothic, twist ending, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ventriloquist, murder, funeral, legend, ghost, small town, mystery, supernatural, investigation, doll, homecoming, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.4
 864
Plain Truth (2004)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unmarried 18 year-old Amish girl is charged with the murder of her infant child.
Style: disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: amish, mystery, courtroom drama, murder, pregnancy, police investigation, crimes, teenage life, dedicated lawyer, society, forbidden love, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania
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 4.1
 148
The Big Fall (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: L.A. private detective is hired to investigate the disappearance of an alluring woman's brother. Surrounded by double-crossing deals and dangerous relation, Rybeck will have to plunge headfirst into his deadliest case ever.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, mystery, danger, heist, missing person, chase, espionage, crimes, investigation, murder, escapades, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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 7.1
 3K
Hukkle (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Using almost no dialogue, the film follows a number of residents (both human and animal) of a small rural community in Hungary - an old man with hiccups, a shepherdess and her sheep, an old woman who may or may not be up to no good, some ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: mystery, murder, investigation, social relations, deadly, crimes, small town, murder mystery, female assassin, feminism, crime, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 8.4
 22K
The Killing (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 57 min.
Story: The Killing is a Danish police procedural set in the Copenhagen main police department and revolves around Detective Inspector Sarah Lund and her team, with each season series following a different murder case day-by-day and a one-hour episode ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: mystery, rape, policewoman, police detective, murder, politician, election, uncover truth, crimes, deadly, family problems, suspicion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen denmark, afghanistan
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An Amish Murder (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In "An Amish Murder", the peaceful Amish farming community of Painter’s Mill, Ohio, is shattered when a series of brutal murders leaves the town with a sense of frailty and loss of innocence. Among the most affected by the tragedy was ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, mind bending, realistic
Plot: amish, murder, mystery, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, society, religions or cults, witnessing a crime, terrorism, innocence lost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio
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 5.7
 7K
Gothic (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The year is 1816. A sprawling villa in Switzerland is the setting for a stormy night of madness. On this night of the "Haunted Summer," five famous friends gather around an ancient skull to conjure up their darkest fears. Poets Lord ...
Style: gothic, surreal, psychological, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: mystery, seance, mind game, surrealism, insanity, supernatural, ghost, drugs, hallucination, cult, demons, brutality ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
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Scooby-Doo! Abracadabra-Doo (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The gang goes on a trip to check on Velma's younger sister, Madelyn. She's been studying stage magic at the Whirlen Merlin Magic Academy, where apparently there have been sightings of a giant griffin. The gang decides to investigate.
Style: humorous, not serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: mystery, magic, crimes, adventure, buddies, investigation, danger, young heroes, amateur detective, partners, pets, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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 6.2
 4K
Dream Lover (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ray is young, charming, successful and the owner of a prosperous architect company. However, he has recently gone trough a very painful divorce. His friends try to cheer him up by showing him the positive sides of being single but for Ray marriage ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: adultery, mystery, femme fatale, betrayal, marriage, murder, infidelity, paranoia, architect, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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