Riddles and clues movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant riddles and clues movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic, clever, exciting and suspense films and TV shows about / with riddles and clues, mystery, crimes, danger, murder, investigation, deadly, police investigation, law enforcement and partners plots mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as riddles and clues: National Treasure (2004), Bones (2005), Lie to Me (2009), Elementary (2012), Warehouse 13 (2009), Sherlock Holmes (2009), Perception (2012), Angels & Demons (2009), The Da Vinci Code (2006), House (2004).

List of riddles and clues movies

National Treasure (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Modern treasure hunters, led by archaeologist Ben Gates, search for a chest of riches rumored to have been stashed away by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War. The chest's whereabouts may lie ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, intellectual, scenic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, riddles and clues, treasure, adventure, journey, archaeologist, tombs and skeletons, adventurer, map, artifact, ancient, search ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century, 2000s, 1770s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey, jerusalem, pennsylvania ...
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 7.9
 129K
Bones (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Dr. Temperance Brennan and her colleagues at the Jeffersonian's Medico-Legal Lab assist Special Agent Seeley Booth with murder investigations when the remains are so badly decomposed, burned or destroyed that the standard identification ...
Style: witty, intellectual, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: forensics, fbi, riddles and clues, partners against crime, police investigation, search, teamwork, special agents, expert, killings, victim, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 8.0
 103K
Lie to Me (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The world's leading deception researcher, Dr. Cal Lightman, studies facial expression, body language and tone of voice to determine when a person is lying and why, which helps law enforcement and government agencies uncover the truth. But his ...
Style: clever, serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: riddles and clues, investigation, uncover truth, deception, talented, research, dishonesty, human nature, crimes, team, crime investigation, interrogation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 7.9
 92K
Elementary (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A modern-day drama about a crime-solving duo that cracks the NYPD's most impossible cases. Following his fall from grace in London and a stint in rehab, eccentric Sherlock escapes to Manhattan where his wealthy father forces him to live with ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, serious, realistic, talky
Plot: investigation, riddles and clues, intelligence, private detective, crimes, prodigy, partners, mind game, sherlock holmes, law enforcement, friendship, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.6
 43K
Warehouse 13 (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
Story: After saving the life of the President, two secret service agents - Myka Bering and Pete Lattimer - find themselves assigned to the top secret Warehouse 13. The Warehouse is a massive, top secret facility that houses dangerous and fantastical ...
Style: exciting, humorous, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artifact, supernatural, secret agents, riddles and clues, legends and myths, ancient mystery, partners, danger, undercover, secret place, investigation, top secret ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, south dakota
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 7.6
 543K
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, private detective, investigation, sherlock holmes, prodigy, partners, hotshot hero, murder, intelligence, clue, adventure, mystery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era
Place: london, england, europe, tower bridge london, big ben london ...
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 7.5
 18K
Perception (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Dr. Daniel Pierce, a neuroscientist and professor, is recruited to help the federal government crack difficult cases. His intimate knowledge of human behavior and masterful understanding of the mind give him an extraordinary ability to read people, ...
Style: mind bending, offbeat, intellectual, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: fbi, intelligence, riddles and clues, prodigy, investigation, talented, genius, professor, crime, investigator, hallucinations, schizophrenia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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 6.7
 250K
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 society, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, geneva switzerland, harvard university
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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, adventure, investigation, secret, ancient mystery, artifact, uncover truth, ancient, search, professor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 1st century
Place: holy land, europe, france, zurich switzerland, paris france ...
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 8.7
 370K
House (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey.
Style: cynical, clever, psychological, witty, biting ...
Plot: prodigy, doctor, talented, mastermind, riddles and clues, loner, doctors and patients, patient, antisocial behavior, surgery, unconventional method, teamwork ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa
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National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Benjamin Franklin Gates and Dr. Abigail Chase re-team with Riley Poole and, now armed with a stack of long-lost pages from John Wilkes Booth's diary, Ben must follow a clue left there to prove his ancestor's innocence in the assassination ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, riddles and clues, ancient mystery, archaeologist, treasure, adventurer, secret, race against time, letter, president, uncover truth, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century, 2000s, 1860s
Place: buckingham palace, virginia, paris france, washington d.c., england ...
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Agatha Christie's Marple (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The show follows the adventures of Miss Jane Marple, an elderly spinster living in the quiet little village of St Mary Mead. During her many visits to friends and relatives in other villages, Miss Marple often stumbles upon mysterious murders which ...
Style: clever, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: amateur detective, riddles and clues, murder, who done it, uncover truth, female detective, law enforcement, murder mystery, murder investigation, crimes, mystery, whodunit ...
Time: 1950s
Place: england, europe
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 9.2
 689K
Sherlock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
Style: captivating, clever, witty, serious, psychological ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, mastermind, prodigy, sherlock holmes, mind game, partners, crime, riddles and clues, friendship, british, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
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 6.3
 52K
Escape Room (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Six strangers find themselves in circumstances beyond their control, and must use their wits to survive.
Style: surprise ending, exciting, suspense, mind bending, intense
Plot: riddles and clues, quest, puzzle, teamwork, death, clue, student, evil corporation, teenage girl, code, violence, survivor ...
Place: chicago illinois
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 8.2
 132K
Castle (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.
Style: witty, humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: police investigation, who done it, investigation, police detective, riddles and clues, murder, writer's life, murder investigation, partners, female detective, resourceful, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 8.3
 27K
The Lost Room (2006)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
Story: A detective investigates a mysterious motel room, which acts as a portal to an alternate universe.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: riddles and clues, supernatural, characters in danger, obsessive quest, investigator, mysterious place, lost, peril, imaginary, teleportation, danger, time travel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 5.5
 11K
Nine Dead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Communication is the key to the survival for nine strangers who have been kidnapped by a masked gunman and told that one of them will die every ten minutes until they discover how they are all connected. Who of the nine lives and who dies?
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Plot: riddles and clues, kidnapping, captivity, danger, deadly, confined, gory, crimes, survival, crime, murder, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
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 6.4
 79K
The Raven (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Hungary, Serbia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the last days of Edgar Allan Poe's life, in which the poet is in pursuit of a serial killer whose murders mirror those in the writer's stories.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, serious, macabre ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, riddles and clues, who done it, deadly, track down, crimes, writer's life, murder, poet, murder mystery, buried alive ...
Time: 19th century
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, paris france
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Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.
Style: clever, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, murder, riddles and clues, uncover truth, crime, crimes, multiple suspects, murder mystery, whodunit, danger, private investigator ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, london
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 6.0
 59K
Dream House (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Publisher, Will Atenton quits a lucrative job in New York to relocate his wife, Libby and their daughters to a quaint town in New England. However, as they settle into their home the Atentons discover that a woman and her children were murdered ...
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, tense, scary, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, memory loss, riddles and clues, parents and children, murder, investigation, haunted by the past, family in danger, nervous breakdown, family relations, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: There is a new criminal mastermind at large (Professor Moriarty) and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him an advantage over the detective.
Style: exciting, cynical, intellectual, witty, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: riddles and clues, private detective, mind game, hotshot hero, mystery, verbal byplay, partners against crime, escapades, twists & turns, intelligence, sherlock holmes, detective inspector ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era
Place: london, england, europe, paris france, switzerland ...
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures intent on destroying them.
Style: exciting, gothic, atmospheric, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, time travel, fantasy world, adventure, riddles and clues, boarding school life, time loop, imaginary, destiny, youth, boarding school, monster ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: england, wales, europe, florida
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The Bone Collector (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Rookie cop, Amelia Donaghy reluctantly teams with Lincoln Rhyme – formerly the department's top homicide detective but now paralyzed as a result of a spinal injury – to catch a grisly serial killer dubbed 'The Bone Collector'. The ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, suspense ...
Plot: forensics, psychopath, serial killer, police investigation, riddles and clues, mind game, master criminal, policewoman, crime, paraplegic, psychological thriller, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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 7.0
 41K
CSI: NY (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
Story: CSI: NY is an American police procedural television series that ran on CBS from September 22, 2004 to February 22, 2013 for a total of nine seasons and 197 original episodes. The show follows the investigations of a team of NYPD forensic scientists ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, riddles and clues, danger, workplace, partners against crime, murder, investigation, crimes, crime investigation, interrogation, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, greece
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House of Anubis (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 15 min.
Story: House of Anubis is a jointly Nickelodeon British, American, and Belgian mystery television series based on the Dutch-Belgian television series Het Huis Anubis aired in the Netherlands and Belgium. The series was created by Hans Bourlon and Gert ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, light
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: boarding school life, school, friends, disappearance, teenage life, young heroes, investigation, riddles and clues, boarding school, youth, suspicion, popularity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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 8.7
 48K
The Bridge (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When a body is found on the bridge between Denmark and Sweden, right on the border, Danish inspector Martin Rohde and Swedish Saga Norén have to share jurisdiction and work together to find the killer.
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, mind game, crime, murder, partners against crime, riddles and clues, buried truth, multiple suspects, police investigation, videotaping, forensics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, denmark, europe, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
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 5.9
 18K
Nancy Drew (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Intrepid teenage private eye Nancy Drew heads to Tinseltown with her father to investigate the unsolved murder of a movie star in this old-fashioned whodunit based on Carolyn Keene's popular series of books for young adults. But can the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: amateur detective, riddles and clues, chase, single parent, investigation, who done it, danger, young heroes, private detective, family relations, disorder, hollywood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1930s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new jersey
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 7.7
 6K
Father Brown (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Father Brown is based on G. K. Chesterton's detective stories about a Catholic priest who doubles as an amateur detective in order to try and solve mysteries.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, intellectual, realistic
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, priest, uncover truth, clergy, who done it, riddles and clues, church, murder, police investigation, danger, crimes ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: england
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984–1985), The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986–1988), The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991–1993) and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (1994), collectively known as Sherlock Holmes, are a series of ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, private detective, sherlock holmes, riddles and clues, mastermind, who done it, adventure, murder, ego clash, partners against crime, danger, law enforcement ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian era
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 6.5
 5K
Zero Hour (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: As the publisher of Modern Skeptic Magazine, Hank Galliston has spent his career following clues, debunking myths and cracking conspiracies. But when his beautiful wife, Laila, is abducted from her antique clock shop, Hank gets pulled into one of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, mind bending, captivating
Plot: ancient mystery, treasure, riddles and clues, danger, good versus evil, escapades, race against time, missing person, legends and myths, map, artifact, relic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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