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, interesting and surprise ending films and TV shows about / with mystery, storytelling, murder, dialogue, twists & turns, police investigation, investigation, secrets, mentor 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), The Game (1997), Clue (1985), Mulholland Drive (2001), Before I Go to Sleep (2014), Zodiac (2007), White Bird in a Blizzard (2014), 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, suspenseful, tense, twist ending ...
Plot: mental institution, mystery, paranoia, insanity, investigation, losing-it hero, uncover truth, doctors and patients, island, psychiatrist, plot twist, delusion ...
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, twist ending, surprise ending, atmospheric, dramatic ...
Plot: supernatural, psychology, supernatural ability, ghost, mystery, afterlife, psychic, death, life & death, psychologist, psychiatrist, tragic event ...
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, police investigation, mystery, disappearance, femme fatale, manipulation, missing wife, investigation, infidelity, protagonist as suspect, mind game, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri, manhattan new york city, st. louis missouri
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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: psychological, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: mind game, life turned upside down, uncover truth, mystery, disorder, manipulation, businessman, birthday, neo noir, surveillance, scheme, game ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, san francisco, 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, murder, danger, multiple suspects, mansion, maid, butler, board game, amateur detective, strangulation, cold war ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1954, 1950s
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, art house ...
Plot: mystery, lesbian, strong sexual content, death, hollywood, cowboy, frustration, obsession, dreams, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, mysterious character ...
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, tense, serious, twist ending ...
Plot: memory loss, mystery, amnesia, uncover truth, life turned upside down, domestic violence, psychiatrist, obsession, power relations, woman in danger, doctors and patients, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: england, london
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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, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crime, uncover truth, journalist, investigation, victim, paranoia, mystery, mind game, code, killings ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1978 ...
Place: california, san francisco, usa, oakland california
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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: teenage life, mystery, missing person, coming of age, under the surface, disappearance, teenage sexuality, parents and children, dysfunctional family, innocence lost, family problems, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 80s, contemporary, 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: exciting, twists and turns, clever, serious, suspense ...
Plot: holy grail, christianity, riddles and clues, investigation, adventure, ancient mystery, secret, artifact, uncover truth, ancient, mystery, search ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1st century, 2000s
Place: holy land, france, europe, jerusalem, harvard university ...
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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, mystery, uncover truth, amnesia, revenge, paranoia, vengeance, haunted by the past, murder, twists & turns, plot twist, rape ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 6.9
 236K
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, mystery, disfigurement, love, virtual reality, nightmare, jealousy, hallucinations, disfigured face, obsession, hopes, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 22nd century, future
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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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, bleak, rough ...
Plot: investigation, rape, sexual abuse, mystery, journalist, hacker, crime, uncover truth, peril, unlikely relationship, suspicion, blow job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1966, year 1965, year 1958 ...
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, scandinavia, 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, danger, murder, mystery, expert, teamwork, scientist, investigator, police detective, evidence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
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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, tense ...
Plot: investigation, mind game, mystery, murder, manipulations, uncover truth, dishonesty, hidden identity, seduction, secret, undercover, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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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: surreal, dark, post modern, art house, enigmatic ...
Plot: strong sexual content, small town, surrealism, mystery, amateur detective, perversion, investigation, neo noir, postmodernism, innocence lost, sexual perversion, surveillance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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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, atmospheric, dark, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, gory, witch, investigation, curses spells and rituals, murder, legends and myths, uncover truth, mystery, ancient 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, scary, gothic, suspenseful, psycho film ...
Plot: murder, investigation, supernatural, mental illness, serial killer, protagonist as suspect, mind game, mystery, psychiatrist, insanity, supernatural ability, crazy ...
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, tense, mind bending, twists and turns, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, manipulations, uncover truth, mysterious character, life turned upside down, investigation, mystery, danger, coma, hidden identity, crimes, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, 2010s
Place: germany, berlin germany
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 7.6
 554K
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eccentric consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.
Style: captivating, exciting, humorous, intellectual, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: riddles and clues, investigation, private detective, sherlock holmes, prodigy, partners, hotshot hero, murder, intelligence, mystery, master criminal, clue ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era
Place: london, england, europe, tower bridge london, big ben london ...
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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, mysterious character, police investigation, danger, sin, mystery, captivity, death, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
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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, suspenseful, twist ending, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: mystery, murder, funeral, ventriloquist, legend, ghost, small town, supernatural, gory, doll, investigation, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, insanity, supernatural, ghost, surrealism, drugs, hallucination, cult, demons, brutality ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
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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: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: adultery, mystery, femme fatale, betrayal, marriage, murder, infidelity, architect, paranoia, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 6.7
 256K
Angels & Demons (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon investigates a mysterious symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. He discovers evidence of the unimaginable, the rebirth of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati, the most powerful ...
Style: exciting, intellectual, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: riddles and clues, conspiracy, danger, investigation, religions or cults, scientist, ancient, search, christianity, professor, secret movement, vatican ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, europe, harvard university, italy, geneva switzerland
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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, tense, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind game, manipulations, ambition, psychologist, rivalry, surveillance, human nature, plot twist, confinement indoors, intrigue, room, mystery ...
Time: future
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 6.7
 155K
The Ninth Gate (1999)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Spain, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An all-expenses-paid international search for a rare copy of the book, 'The Nine Gates of the Shadow Kingdom' brings an unscrupulous book dealer deep into a world of murder, double-dealing and satanic worship.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, dark, atmospheric, twist ending ...
Plot: occult, collector, devil, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, danger, book, satanism, obsession, secret society, lucifer, chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, new york, france, portugal ...
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Killing Me Softly (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman grows suspicious of her controlling husband after she discovers secrets about the women in his past.
Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: sexual relations, sex, love affair, dangerous attraction, obsession, sexuality, fall in love, bdsm, mystery, obsessive love, danger, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, san francisco
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 7.0
 69K
Fallen (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Plot: psychic, good versus evil, supernatural, murder, execution, devil, police detective, mystery, angel, psychopath, police, serial killer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
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 5.2
 22K
Color of Night (1994)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When New York psychiatrist Bill Capa visits Los Angeles to take over his murdered colleague's therapy group, he finds himself embroiled in the thick of a mystery when he bumps into Rose and begins a torrid affair.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, mental illness, murder, violence, investigation, danger, paranoia, psychiatrist, mystery, mysterious character, group therapy, therapist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, manhattan new york city
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