Crime solving movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant crime solving movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, tense, suspenseful, humorous, realistic and serious films and TV shows about / with crime solving, investigation, crimes, crime investigation, uncover truth, mystery, murder, murder investigation, police investigation and police plots mostly in Mystery, Crime and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as crime solving: Columbo (1971), Love Me If You Dare (2015), Frankie Drake Mysteries (2017), The Dog (2015), The Mysteries of Laura (2014), Murder on the Orient Express (2001), The Handler (2003), The Closer (2005), The Hound of the Baskervilles (2002), Paris Criminal Investigations (2007).

List of crime solving movies

 8.3
 34K
Columbo (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Columbo is a friendly, verbose, disheveled-looking police detective who is consistently underestimated by his suspects. Despite his unprepossessing appearance and apparent absentmindedness, he shrewdly solves all of his cases and secures all ...
Style: clever, captivating, cynical, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, homicide detective, mind game, murder, crime investigation, murder investigation, riddles and clues, crime solving, unconventional method, uncover truth, basset hound, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
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Love Me If You Dare (2015)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Getting inside the head of a violent criminal is not easy. But Simon Bo, a brilliant criminal psychologist, has the ability to get into the minds of even the most mysterious and violent criminals. He’s a professor at The University of Maryland and ...
Style: tense, disturbing, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: maniac, love, investigation, whodunit, sociopath, cruelty, serial killer, psychopath, psychological manipulation, crime solving, justice, police ...
Time: contemporary
Place: shanghai
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Frankie Drake Mysteries (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Toronto’s only female private detective in the 1920s takes on the cases the police don’t want or can’t handle. From airplanes and booze running to American G-men, Communists and union busters, Frankie’s fearless sense of adventure gets her ...
Style: captivating, exciting, twists and turns, tense, light
Plot: female detective, private detective, crime solving, investigation, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, adventure, chase, uncover truth, true crime, female partner
Time: 1920s
Place: canada
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 6.9
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The Dog (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Maksimov, an alcoholic ex-cop, teams up with a police dog to solve crimes while coming to terms with his ex-wife's new marriage to his ex-partner. The dog refuses to let him drink his life away and forces him back to work... If only Gnezdilov ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, investigation, dog, owner dog relationship, murder investigation, police, criminal, crime investigation, german shepherd, love affair, love triangle, couple relations ...
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The Mysteries of Laura (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Laura Diamond, a brilliant NYPD homicide detective balances her “Columbo” day job with a crazy family life that includes two unruly twin boys and a soon-to-be ex-husband — also a cop — who just can't seem to sign the divorce papers. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: female detective, homicide detective, police investigation, mischievous children, police station, ex husband, family relations, crimes, partners, single parent, female protagonist, disorder ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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HPI Haut Potentiel Intellectuel (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
TV show
Story: Morgane is 38 years old. She raises her 3 children alone. She manages (or not) her 2 exes and her various credits. Her 160 IQ scores spoil her life a bit until the day when Morgane sees her destiny as a cleaning lady turned upside down. Her ...
Style: captivating, tense, entertaining, humorous
Plot: female detective, crime solving, police detective, crime investigation, genius, single parent, police, single mother, uncover truth, investigation, forensics, fighting crime ...
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Murder on the Orient Express (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Agatha Christie's classic whodunit speeds into the twenty-first century. World-famous sleuth Hercule Poirot has just finished a case in Istanbul and is returning home to London onboard the luxurious Orient Express. But, the train comes to a ...
Style: clever, tense, suspenseful, mind bending, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, train, private detective, revenge, conspiracy, investigation, riddles and clues, mystery, mysterious character, law enforcement, on the road, who done it ...
Time: 21st century
Place: belgrade, former yugoslavia, istanbul turkey
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 7.1
 185
The Handler (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Handler is a crime series created by Canadian writer-producer Chris Haddock, airing in the United States on CBS in the 2003-04 season. The show starred Joe Pantoliano as Joe Renato, an FBI agent assigned to train and handle young undercover ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: fbi, crimes, law enforcement, officers and cadets, special agents, undercover, government agency, basic training, working undercover, undercover agent, crime solving, fbi agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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 7.7
 25K
The Closer (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Deputy Police Chief Brenda Jean Johnson transfers from Atlanta to LA to head up a special unit of the LAPD that handles sensitive, high-profile murder cases. Johnson's quirky personality and hard-nosed approach often rubs her colleagues the ...
Style: twists and turns, captivating, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, female detective, crime investigation, investigation, homicide detective, police detective, policewoman, interrogation, crimes, murder, fighting crime, workplace romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
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The Hound of the Baskervilles (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are called in to unravel a mysterious curse that has plagued the Baskerville family for generations. When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead, his heir, Sir Henry, begs Holmes to save him from the terrifying ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, mind bending, tense, stylized ...
Plot: murder, sherlock holmes, investigation, nosy, curses spells and rituals, crimes, supernatural, private detective, deadly creature, mysterious character, partners against crime, crime solving ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
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Paris Criminal Investigations (2007)
Genre: Crime
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Paris enquêtes criminelles is a French television series broadcast since May 3, 2007 on TF1.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: fighting crime, police investigation, police detective, partners, workplace, mind game, partners against crime, law enforcement, crimes, riddles and clues, murder, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 3.8
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Monstrous (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young woman goes searching for answers after her friend mysteriously vanishes in Whitehall, NY, an Adirondack town known for its Bigfoot sightings. She quickly learns that hiding in the woods is an evil more sinister than she could ever imagine.
Style: captivating, serious, enigmatic, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: sasquatch, murder, serial killer, lesbian sex, road trip, missing person, uncover truth, paranormal investigation, crime solving, monster, forest, mysterious disappearance ...
Place: new york state
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The Chestnut Man (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A young woman is found brutally murdered in a Copenhagen playground. Above her hangs a small doll made of chestnuts. Adapted from the acclaimed novel.
Style: psychological, captivating, enigmatic, tense, brutal ...
Plot: murder, missing person, forest, police, murderer, secret, serial killer, young woman, murder investigation, investigation, forensics, crime solving ...
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 7.5
 896
Galileo (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Galileo is a Japanese television drama based on Detective Galileo, a novel by mystery writer Keigo Higashino. It narrates the events and cases encountered by Kaoru Utsumi, a rookie detective, and Manabu Yukawa, a university associate professor, ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: female police detective, police, crime solving, police officer, physicist, secret revealed, investigation, fighting crime, murder mystery, police investigation, unsolved crime, teamwork ...
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 7.5
 122
Trautmann (2000)
Genre: Crime
Country: Austria
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Detective superintendent Trautmann solves crimes in an unconventional way.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: crime investigation, police, murder, organized crime, politics, criminal underworld, crime solving, crooked cop, prostitution, drunk, knife, dialect ...
Place: austria, vienna
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Sexy Voice and Robo (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Niko, a middle schooler in Japan, witnesses a fight between two strangers on her way home from school. Desperate to talk to someone about the event but too afraid to tell her family, she responds to an ad for the "Tele-Club" and gets in ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: female protagonist, investigation, collector, crime investigation, female boss, heroine, crime solving, family relations, code name
Place: japan
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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, South Africa
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of Mma Ramotswe, a Motswana woman who starts Botswana's first female-owned detective agency.
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: investigation, riddles and clues, who done it, private detective, friendship, mystery, crimes, african american, feminism, female boss, undercover, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
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Leverage: Redemption (2021)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The Hitter, the Hacker, the Grifter and the Thief are together again, this time with help from a new tech genius and corporate fixer, to take on a new kind of villain. From the man who created an opioid crisis from the comfort of his boardroom to ...
Style: tense, entertaining, disturbing, captivating, reboot
Plot: secret revealed, genius, con artists, con men, female thief, redemption, crime solving, con trick, deception, crime fighter, teamwork, robbery ...
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Inspector Coliandro (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: L'ispettore Coliandro is a series of Italian tongue-in-cheek television movies directed by Marco Manetti and Antonio Manetti, and written by the crime writer Carlo Lucarelli and starring Giampaolo Morelli in the title role of the Inspector ...
Style: captivating, tense, humorous
Plot: inspector, crime solving, fighting crime, unsolved crime, police investigation, cold case, police detective, sleuth, secret revealed, investigation, police, uncover truth ...
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 7.6
 11K
The Five (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When they were twelve years old, Mark, Pru, Danny and Slade were out together in the park. Mark’s five-year-old brother, Jesse, was annoying them. They were mean – told him to get lost. Jesse ran away. He was gone. Never seen again. Twenty years ...
Style: suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: childhood friend, missing person, murder, investigation, unsolved crime, crime solving, crime investigation, crimes, police detective, uncover truth, crime scene, cold case ...
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The Keeper of Lost Causes (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Germany, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on the first book in Jussi Adler-Olsen's bestselling thriller series about Department Q THE KEEPER OF LOST CAUSES tells the story of the two policemen Carl Mørck and Assad who become involved in a five-year-old case concerning a missing ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, enigmatic ...
Plot: missing person, police detective, cold case, police investigation, uncover truth, unsolved crime, false identity, disappearance, partners, law enforcement, partners against crime, under the surface ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, sweden, copenhagen
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The Brokenwood Mysteries (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: In a seemingly quiet country town the newest resident, Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd, finds that murder lurks in even the most homely location.
Style: witty, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: mystery, partners against crime, whodunit, riddles and clues, unlikely partners, law enforcement, under the surface, police detective, police investigation, uncover truth, partners, detective inspector ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
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Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A former cop looks back on the case which left him disabled and forced him to quit the force.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, intense
Plot: police, murder mystery, investigation, serial killer, police officer, constable, crime solving, suspect, crime investigation, uncover truth, homicide detective, murder ...
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Scooby-Doo! Shaggy's Showdown (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Mystery, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When the Scooby gang visits a dude ranch, they discover that it and the nearby town have been haunted by a ghostly cowboy, Dapper Dan, who fires real fire from his fire irons. The mystery only deepens when it’s discovered that the ghost is also ...
Style: entertaining, light, captivating, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dog, ghost, cowboy, friendship, haunted, cartoon dog, scooby doo, ranch, crime solving, best friends, gang, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
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Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The story of how Mystery Inc. was formed.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing, horror for children
Plot: family, mystery, ghost, investigation, goofy hero, adventure, partners, prank, youth, crimes, amateur detective, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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Scooby-Doo! and the Curse of the 13th Ghost (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Mystery Inc. withdraws from solving crimes after botching a case. When Vincent Van Ghoul contacts the gang about an unfinished investigation from Daphne, Shaggy and Scooby's past, the gang springs into action to finish the job that involves ...
Style: not serious, light, entertaining, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, horror for children
Plot: cartoon dog, ghost, scooby doo, mystery, adventure, heroes, escapades, crime solving, disorder, wizards and magicians, haunted house, criminal ...
Place: usa, himalaya
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The Scooby-Doo/Dynomutt Hour (1976)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The Scooby-Doo/Dynomutt Hour is a 60-minute package show produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions in 1976 for ABC Saturday mornings. It marked the first new installments of the cowardly canine since 1973, and contained the following segments: The ...
Style: captivating, enigmatic, entertaining, stylized
Plot: cartoon dog, great dane, crime investigation, dog, scooby doo, buddies, investigation, best friends, justice, friendship, crime solving, young heroes ...
Time: 70s
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 5.2
 110K
Scooby-Doo (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Mystery Inc. gang have gone their separate ways and have been apart for two years, until they each receive an invitation to Spooky Island. Not knowing that the others have also been invited, they show up and discover an amusement park that ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, twist ending, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: amateur detective, adventure, resort, teenage life, heroes, youth, friendship, crimes, partners against crime, investigation, talking animals, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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Lego Scooby-Doo!: Haunted Hollywood (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Oooh Hollywood! The glitz, the glam...the Headless Horseman?! Join your favorite K-9 sleuth, Scooby-Doo, along with Shaggy and the Mystery Inc. gang as they find themselves in a tinsel-town twist! While on a VIP tour of the legendary Brickton ...
Style: humorous, enigmatic, entertaining, captivating
Audience: horror for children
Plot: lego, dog, scooby doo, chase, mystery, amateur detective, hollywood, puzzle, adventure, crime solving, secret, friends ...
Time: 2010s
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My Life Is Murder (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Investigator Alexa Crowe, cannot help fighting the good fight – whether it is solving murders or combatting the small frustrations of everyday life. Fearless and unapologetic, Alexa's unique skills and insights into the darker quirks of human ...
Style: non-linear, light, confusing, colourful, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: female detective, crime investigation, murder investigation, investigator, investigation, secrets, murder mystery, unsolved crime, private investigation, escapades, uncover truth, secret ...
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