Corpse movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant corpse movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, suspense, tense, atmospheric, realistic and scary films and TV shows about / with corpse, murder, death, violence, deadly, blood, supernatural, crimes, police and police officer plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
corpse movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as corpse: Corpse Bride (2005), Dexter (2006), Dark (2017), The Invisible Guest (2016), The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016), Swiss Army Man (2016), Warm Bodies (2013), The Possession of Hannah Grace (2018), Drop Dead Sexy (2005), Dead Like Me (2003).

List of corpse movies

Corpse Bride (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Set in a 19th-century european village, this stop-motion animation feature follows the story of Victor, a young man whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious corpse bride, while his real bride Victoria waits bereft in the land of the ...
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, melancholic, captivating, gothic horror ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: afterlife, corpse, supernatural, marriage, romance, goth, death, wedding, disagreement, fear, loneliness, supernatural romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: europe, england
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Dexter (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: Dexter is an American television drama series. The series centers on Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter pattern analyst for 'Miami Metro Police Department' who also leads a secret life as a serial killer, hunting down criminals who have ...
Style: captivating, clever, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, hidden identity, double life, right and wrong, crime investigation, loner, corpse, forensics, police station, dark humor, killings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: miami, florida, usa
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Dark (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A missing child causes four families to help each other for answers. What they could not imagine is that this mystery would be connected to innumerable other secrets of the small town.
Style: mind bending, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful, mysterious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, time loop, investigation, missing child, mysterious past, small town, disappearance, cave, alternate dimension, time portal, changing the future ...
Time: year 1986, 50s, year 2019, year 1953, 80s ...
Place: germany, chernobyl
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The Invisible Guest (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "The Invisible Guest” turns on a young businessman who wakes up in a hotel room locked from the inside with the dead body of his lover next to him. He hires a prestigious lawyer, and over one night they work together to clarify what happened ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, psychological, twist ending, psychotronic ...
Plot: uncover truth, lawyer, interrogation, lie, death, murder suspect, evidence, false accusation, infidelity, suspect, female lawyer, blackmail ...
Place: barcelona, spain
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The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Father and son coroners receive a mysterious unidentified corpse with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to examine the beautiful young "Jane Doe," they discover increasingly bizarre clues that hold the key to her terrifying ...
Style: scary, suspense, dark, bad ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, morgue, autopsy, supernatural horror, corpse, witchcraft, dead woman, mysterious death, demon, murder, supernatural power ...
Place: london, new england
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Swiss Army Man (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Alone on a tiny deserted island, Hank has given up all hope of ever making it home again. But one day everything changes when a dead body washes ashore, and he soon realizes it may be his last opportunity to escape certain death. Armed with his new ...
Style: surreal, buddy comedy, touching, absurd, humorous ...
Plot: surrealism, corpse, survival, hallucination, loneliness, island, magic realism, friendship, desert island, suicide attempt, life philosophy, dark humor ...
Time: contemporary
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Warm Bodies (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a zombie becomes involved with the girlfriend of one of his victims, their romance sets in motion a sequence of events that might transform the entire lifeless world.
Style: light, romantic, humorous, sentimental, apocalyptic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: zombie, supernatural, post apocalypse, love and romance, supernatural romance, zombie apocalypse, young woman, fall in love, teenager, young man, forbidden love, power of love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Possession of Hannah Grace (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a cop who is just out of rehab takes the graveyard shift in a city hospital morgue, she faces a series of bizarre, violent events caused by an evil entity in one of the corpses.
Style: suspense, scary, bleak, enigmatic, rough ...
Plot: morgue, corpse, demon, exorcism, hospital, demonic possession, supernatural, fear, police officer, violence, priest, paranormal ...
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Drop Dead Sexy (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When their money scam runs aground, a group of would-be thieves turn to kidnapping in an attempt to blackmail their target.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corpse, kidnapping, stripper, disorder, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, down on your luck, love, crimes, buddies, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, latin america, usa, mexico
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Dead Like Me (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dead Like Me follows a group of undead grim reapers tasked with shepherding the recently departed into the afterlife.
Style: cynical, witty, sentimental, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, afterlife, dealing with death, team, double life, family problems, supernatural ability, dark humor, death, grim reaper, employer employee relationship, family relations ...
Place: seattle
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Bones (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, intellectual, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: forensics, investigation, fbi, partners, partners against crime, scientist, expert, crime investigation, teamwork, police investigation, killings, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2000s, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Germany, France, Spain, USA, Belgium
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of 18th century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. However, his work takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, captivating, twist ending, macabre ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, perfume, psychopath, insanity, genius, woman in danger, killings, dangerous attraction, sense of smell, corpse, master apprentice relationship ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: france, paris france, provence, europe
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The Corpse of Anna Fritz (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Anna Fritz is a beautiful and famous actress. Suddenly her body is found in a hotel and the news of her death goes around the planet. The young, shy caretaker Pau works at the hospital where they carried the body of Anna Fritz. He and his friends ...
Style: disturbing, harsh, suspense, macabre, enigmatic ...
Plot: necrophilia, corpse, hospital, female nudity, morgue, murder, death, fear, presumed dead, sex crime, dead woman, actress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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The Strain (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A high concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient ...
Style: scary, captivating, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, infected, good versus evil, deadly virus, supernatural, survival, fate of humanity, plague, save the world, chaos, epidemic, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Les Misérables (2012)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo's classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.
Style: emotional, epic, inspirational, touching, harsh ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: rebellion, redemption, prostitute, revolution, corpse, arrest, parole, army, orphan, father daughter relationship, sewer, suicide ...
Time: 19th century, future, victorian era, 1930s
Place: france, paris france, london, europe
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Ripper Street (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: A drama set in the East End of London in 1889, during the aftermath of the "Ripper" murders. The action centres around the notorious H Division – the police precinct from hell – which is charged with keeping order in the chaotic ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, killings, victorian england, who done it, investigator, multiple suspects, jack the ripper, victim, crimes, responsibility, murderer ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, future
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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Whiteout (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The only U.S. Marshal assigned to Antarctica, Carrie Stetko will soon leave the harsh environment behind for good – in three days, the sun will set and the Amundsen-Scott Research Station will shut down for the long winter. When a body is ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: investigation, murder, uncover truth, isolation, corpse, military base, crimes, winter, airplane, doctor, plane crash, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 50s, year 1957
Place: antarctica, south pole
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The Brave One (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A woman struggles to recover from a brutal attack by setting out on a mission for revenge.
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, melancholic, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vigilante, vengeance, vigilantism, revenge, crimes, corpse, tragedy, fear, loss of loved one, death, police investigation, tragic event ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
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The House That Jack Built (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: Denmark, France, Sweden, Germany, Belgium, Tunisia
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A depiction of a serial killer's 12 years' worth of murders and how it shaped his prime intelligence.
Style: scary, psychological, suspense, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, sadistic psychopath, cruelty, sadism, kidnapping, extreme violence, violence, murder, psychopath as protagonist, animal cruelty, serial killer as protagonist ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: washington d.c.
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The Bridge (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: twists and turns, captivating, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, multiple suspects, police investigation, mind game, partners against crime, riddles and clues, murder, forensics, killings, crimes, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, denmark, scandinavia, copenhagen, europe ...
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The Babysitter (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Cole stays up past his bedtime, he discovers that his hot babysitter is part of a Satanic cult that will stop at nothing to keep him quiet.
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, bully, sacrifice, murder, hanging, corpse, dark humor, accidental suicide, satanic ritual, first kiss, characters killed one by one, car theft ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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The Devil's Rejects (2005)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Western
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The sequel to House of 1000 Corpses – the Firefly family are ambushed at their isolated home by Sheriff Wydell and a squad of armed men guns blazing – yet only Otis and his sister, Baby, manage to escape the barrage of bullets unharmed. Hiding ...
Style: scary, slasher, psychological, disturbing, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, torture, brutality, psychopath, killer clown, sadism, sheriff, humiliation, murder, insanity, kidnapping, revenge ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
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Pulp Fiction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
Style: neo noir, witty, exciting, clever, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, drugs, dark humor, hitman, overdose, gunfight, violence, organized crime, gangsters, multiple storylines, rape, cocaine ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Digging to Death (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: David Vanowen moves into a mysterious house and discovers a box buried in his backyard, filled with 3 million dollars and a fresh corpse. David hides the money in the house, only to be stalked by the buried body.
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, scary
Plot: corpse, violence, death, murder, chase, vengeance, peril, paranormal, evil, money, reanimated corpse, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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The Terror (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The crew of a Royal Naval expedition searching for the Arctic's treacherous Northwest Passage discovers instead a monstrous predator.
Style: twist ending, psychological, slasher, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: arctic, expedition, cannibalism, monster, starvation, violence, beast, insanity, leadership, paranoia, animal attack, corpse ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1940s
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L.A. Confidential (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slayings of the patrons at an all-night diner.
Style: neo noir, tense, captivating, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, police detective, crimes, organized crime, gunfight, murder mystery, dangerous attraction, police corruption, corruption, fighting the system, police brutality, police investigation ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, arizona
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Kaw (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On the last working day of Sheriff Wayne, his small town is attacked by blood thirsty ravens that eat human flesh. Meanwhile his wife Cynthia visits a farm where a Mennonite family lives to say farewell to her friend Gretchen and discloses a dark ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: bird attack, bird, curse, small town, corpse, dangerous animal, diner, countryside, misfit, amish, deadly creature, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
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Mortal Transfer (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller, Crime
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Michel, a psycho-analyst, falls asleep while listening to his patient Olga, a kleptomaniac and a sexual pervert, tell him how she likes her husband beating her. When he wakes up, he finds Olga having been choked to death. He now has to deal with a ...
Style: psychotronic, buddy comedy, surreal, absurd, erotic
Plot: corpse, psychoanalyst, s&m, stranded, dark humor, loneliness, life & death, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, surrealism, gross out humor, magic realism ...
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The Doctor and the Devils (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Grave robbers supply a doctor with bodies to test on.
Style: gothic, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: murder, corpse, scientist, obsession, crimes, criminal heroes, supernatural, investigation, power relations, society, hospital, grave robbing ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian era
Place: england
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Tell No One (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A man receives a mysterious e-mail appearing to be from his wife, who was murdered years earlier. As he frantically tries to find out whether she's alive, he finds himself being implicated in her death.
Style: twists and turns, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, frame up, investigation, murder, crimes, surveillance, grief, haunted by the past, corpse, disappearance, dishonesty, loss of wife ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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