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, atmospheric and realistic films and TV shows about / with mystery, murder, police investigation, storytelling, investigation, twists & turns, dialogue, crimes, secrets and death plots mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
mystery movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as mystery: Shutter Island (2010), The Sixth Sense (1999), Gone Girl (2014), The Game (1997), Clue (1985), Mulholland Drive (2001), Before I Go to Sleep (2014), White Bird in a Blizzard (2014), The Da Vinci Code (2006), Zodiac (2007).

List of mystery movies

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, suspenseful, twist ending, twists and turns ...
Plot: mystery, insanity, mental institution, paranoia, investigation, plot twist, mental illness, uncover truth, losing-it hero, psychiatrist, doctors and patients, delusion ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1945, year 1954 ...
Place: boston
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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, psychology, mystery, ghost, supernatural ability, afterlife, psychic, death, psychologist, psychic power, life & death, psychiatrist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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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, police investigation, mystery, disappearance, femme fatale, manipulation, investigation, missing wife, infidelity, murder mystery, protagonist as suspect, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, 2000s
Place: missouri, usa, manhattan new york city, st. louis missouri
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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: psychological, twists and turns, surprise ending, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: mind game, mystery, life turned upside down, uncover truth, disorder, manipulation, businessman, game, birthday, surveillance, psychology, scheme ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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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, butler, maid, dark and stormy night, board game, amateur detective, cold war ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1954
Place: new england
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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, surprise ending ...
Plot: strong sexual content, lesbian, mystery, cowboy, death, hollywood, obsession, frustration, alternate reality, dreams, mysterious character, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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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, suspense, twist ending, tense, serious ...
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, mystery, uncover truth, life turned upside down, domestic violence, obsession, psychiatrist, doctors and patients, power relations, woman in danger, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, year 2007 ...
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 in crisis, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 80s, year 1991
Place: usa, california
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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, mind bending, suspense, clever ...
Plot: holy grail, ancient mystery, christianity, uncover truth, adventure, riddles and clues, investigation, secret, obsessive quest, artifact, ancient, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1st century, 2000s
Place: holy land, france, europe, jerusalem, paris france ...
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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, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crime, uncover truth, journalist, investigation, victim, paranoia, mystery, mind game, maniac, code ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1991 ...
Place: california, san francisco, usa, oakland california
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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, revenge, mystery, uncover truth, amnesia, plot twist, paranoia, vengeance, haunted by the past, murder, twists & turns, rape ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Norway
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Swedish thriller based on Stieg Larsson's novel about a male journalist and a young female hacker. In the opening of the movie, Mikael Blomkvist, a middle-aged publisher for the magazine Millennium, loses a libel case brought by corrupt Swedish ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, rough, bleak ...
Plot: rape, investigation, sexual abuse, mystery, journalist, hacker, crime, uncover truth, unlikely relationship, peril, suspicion, blow job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1966, year 1964, year 1954 ...
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, stockholm sweden, australia
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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, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, police investigation, crime, murder, danger, expert, mystery, police detective, teamwork, scientist, investigator, evidence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
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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: psychological, surprise ending, exciting, mind bending, suspenseful ...
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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Vanilla Sky (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 136 min.
Story: David Aames has it all: wealth, good looks and gorgeous women on his arm. But just as he begins falling for the warmhearted Sofia, his face is horribly disfigured in a car accident. That's just the beginning of his troubles as the lines between ...
Style: psychological, enigmatic, surreal, suspense, non-linear ...
Plot: love triangle, disfigurement, love, mystery, virtual reality, nightmare, jealousy, hallucinations, surrealism, tragic love, disfigured face, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 22nd century, future
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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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, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: investigation, mind game, mystery, murder, manipulations, uncover truth, dishonesty, hidden identity, seduction, undercover, secret, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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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, art house, enigmatic ...
Plot: strong sexual content, small town, surrealism, mystery, sexual perversion, amateur detective, perversion, investigation, neo noir, postmodernism, innocence lost, singer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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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, witch, dark fantasy, gory, curses spells and rituals, investigation, murder, legends and myths, uncover truth, mystery, mysterious character ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1790s, 19th century
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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, scary, gothic, psycho film, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, supernatural, 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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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, tense, twists and turns, surprise ending, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, mysterious character, manipulations, investigation, life turned upside down, danger, hidden identity, crimes, coma, mystery, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, 2010s
Place: germany, berlin germany
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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, police investigation, mysterious character, danger, sin, mystery, captivity, death, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
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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, suspenseful, twist ending, macabre ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: ventriloquist, mystery, murder, funeral, legend, ghost, small town, supernatural, gory, doll, investigation, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: mystery, murder, investigation, crimes, social relations, deadly, small town, murder mystery, female assassin, feminism, crime, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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: tense, psychological, serious, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: mystery, rape, policewoman, police detective, murder, politician, election, uncover truth, crimes, investigator, suspicion, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, afghanistan, copenhagen denmark
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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, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: amish, murder, mystery, police investigation, religions or cults, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, society, witnessing a crime, terrorism, innocence lost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio
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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, mind game, seance, surrealism, insanity, supernatural, ghost, drugs, hallucination, cult, demons, brutality ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
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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, serious, scary
Plot: mystery, ghost, supernatural, family in crisis, deadly, family problems, danger, village, clergy, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal
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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: not serious, humorous, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mystery, magic, buddies, adventure, crimes, investigation, danger, disorder, pets, amateur detective, goofy hero, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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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: suspenseful, serious, psychological, atmospheric, realistic ...
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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Close Your Eyes (2002)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: While treating a policewoman for smoking, hypnotherapist Michael Strother has a telepathic vision of a young girl floating beneath the surface of a stream. The escaped victim of a ritualistic serial killer, the girl has become mute, and Michael is ...
Style: tense, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: hypnosis, mystery, serial killer, police investigation, mind game, psychopath, woman in danger, amateur detective, murder, missing person, manipulations, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, scotland yard
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