Murder confession movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant murder confession movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense and tense films and TV shows about / with murder confession, murder, crimes, investigation, police, death, police investigation, serial killer, deadly and rivalry plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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murder confession movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as murder confession: Knives Out (2019), Counter Investigation (2007), Dark Figure of Crime (2018), Confession of Murder (2012), High Heels (1991), High Crimes (2002), The Bad Seed (2018), The Lion King (1994), The Bad Seed (1985), Legally Blonde (2001).

List of murder confession movies

 7.9
 625K
Knives Out (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, witty, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: investigation, whodunit, murder mystery, murder, mansion, murder investigation, large family, mystery killer, eccentric family, crimes, death, private detective ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
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Counter Investigation (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cop investigates whether the man convicted of murdering his daughter is really guilty.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, bleak, mind bending ...
Plot: investigation, sexual abuse, serial killer, revenge, police detective, death of daughter, pedophile, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, death in the family, convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2003
Place: europe, paris france, france
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The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: The Murder at Road Hill House (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
TV show
Story: In 1860 Scotland Yard's 'Prince of Sleuths' Jack Whicher is sent to rural Wiltshire to investigate the murder of three-year-old Saville Kent,snatched from his bed at night and killed.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: country house, child killer, murder, investigation, private detective, multiple suspects, twists and turns, who done it, crimes, murder confession, acquittal, bbc ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1860s
Place: scotland yard, england, europe, london
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Dark Figure of Crime (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Hyeong-min, a prominent police detective, and Tae-oh, a killer who has confessed to multiple murders, maintain a fierce psychological confrontation.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: serial killer, crimes, police detective, investigation, killing spree, showdown, murder confession, murder victim, violence, murder, confession, prison ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea, busan
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Confession of Murder (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: On the day the 15-year statute of limitations expired on a high profile serial murder case that claimed the lives of 10 women, a family member of the victim throws himself off the building in front of Choi Hyeong-goo, the detective in charge of the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, stylized, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, twists and turns, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, vengeance, dark humor, murder confession, frame up, trap, monster, korean ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
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 7.0
 16K
High Heels (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: High Heels is a murder mystery comedy centering on flamboyant actress Becky del Paramo and her daughter Rebecca, a television anchorwoman. After being estranged for 15 years, Becky re-enters Rebecca's life when she comes to perform a concert. ...
Style: erotic, enigmatic, serious, sentimental, art house ...
Plot: transvestism, murder, obsession, guilt, who done it, mother daughter reunion, romance, family relations, couples, mother daughter relationship, lgbt, lgbtq ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, caribbean, mexico
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 6.3
 44K
High Crimes (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A female attorney learns that her husband is really a marine officer awol for fifteen years and accused of murdering fifteen civilians in El Salvador. Believing her husband when he tells her that he's being framed as part of a U.S. Military ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, twist ending, suspense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lawyer, twists and turns, army investigation, murder, military, false accusation, life turned upside down, fighting the system, fbi, courtroom, conspiracy, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1988
Place: san francisco, latin america, usa, los angeles, mexico
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 5.9
 3K
The Bad Seed (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A widower suspects that his seemingly perfect adolescent daughter is a heartless killer.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: evil child, killer child, murder, child murders a child, lifetime, girl, father daughter relationship, widower, mentally unstable, impostor, creepy child, murder confession ...
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 8.5
 1.1M
The Lion King (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young lion cub named Simba can't wait to be king. But his uncle craves the title for himself and will stop at nothing to get it.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, inspirational, sad ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: disney, friendship, lion, adventure, family, betrayal, jungle, love, good versus evil, talking animals, tragedy, pride and honor ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa
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 5.5
 489
The Bad Seed (1985)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rachel is a 9-year-old girl who is perfection itself - unless she's crossed or challenged. Several disturbing recent incidents have led Rachel's mother Christine to suspect that her child is a latent murderess. Upon discovering that she ...
Plot: evil child, creepy child, psycho, widow, suicide, lifetime, female villain, youth, murder confession, confession, assassin, lie ...
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 6.4
 220K
Legally Blonde (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Elle Woods has it all. She's the president of her sorority, a Hawaiian Tropic girl, Miss June in her campus calendar, and, above all, a natural blonde. She dates the cutest fraternity boy on campus and wants nothing more than to be Mrs. Warner ...
Style: feel good, light, funny, ridiculous, sweet ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids, date night
Plot: lawyer, sorority, girl power, college, law school, fashion, law student, blonde, court, university, rivalry, believe in yourself ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, massachusetts, boston
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 6.2
 64K
1922 (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A simple yet proud rancher conspires to murder his wife for financial gain, convincing his teenage son to participate.
Style: suspense, enigmatic, psychological, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: farmer, murder, hallucination, greed, cornfield, corpse, farm, psychosis, husband wife relationship, secret, rat, seeing dead people ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: usa, nebraska
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The Current War (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Russia, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse compete to create a sustainable system and market it to the American people.
Style: inspirational, intellectual, realistic, clever, stylized ...
Plot: inventor, science and technology, electricity, genius, invention, technology, science, discovery, machine, rivalry, historical character, historical figure ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, 1890s
Place: massachusetts, north dakota, new orleans, washington d.c., new york ...
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Just Before Nightfall (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A married man (Michel Bouquet) who killed the wife of his best friend during a tryst feels compelled to turn himself in.
Style: art house, cynical, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, affair, time travel, middle class, forgiveness, guilt, coping, overdose, couples, solace, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, france
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 5.3
 23K
Passion (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The rivalry between the manipulative boss of an advertising agency and her talented protégée escalates from stealing credit to public humiliation to murder.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Plot: boss and employee, twists and turns, rivalry, murder, blackmail, betrayal, workplace intrigue, framed for murder, sex toy, boss, power relations, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
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Don't Torture a Duckling (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A reporter and a promiscuous young woman try to solve a series of child killings in a remote southern Italian town that's rife with superstition and distrust of outsiders.
Style: scary, slasher, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, female nudity, serial killer, police investigation, amateur detective, journalism, obsession, small town, mind game, uncover truth, mystery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, southern italy, europe, milan italy
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 5.9
 3K
Cannibal (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain, Romania, Russia, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Carlos is the most prestigious tailor in Granada, but he's also a murderer in the shadows. He feels no remorse, no guilt, until Nina appears in his life and love awakens.
Style: serious, tense, psychological, realistic, touching ...
Plot: serial killer, woman in a bikini, fall in love, love and romance, crimes, introspection, moral dilemma, cannibalism, murder, cannibal, nudity (full frontal - brief), death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story involves a series of murders in Charron's performing company, murders caused by various members getting doused with vitriolic acid. Turns out all the people killed have a common denominator in their past, one which has recently ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, beast, monkey, whodunit, prostitute, hypnosis, buried alive, decapitation, psychopath, monster, theater ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, england
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 6.5
 5K
Love Crime (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Mexico, Lebanon
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the sterile setting of a powerful multinational, two young women compete ... Isabelle is working under the orders of Christine, a woman of power she admires unreservedly.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: betrayal, lesbian subtext, boss and employee, ambition, rivalry, obsession, office, revenge, power relations, corporate world, manipulation, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe, cairo egypt
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The Adderall Diaries (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Writer and Adderall enthusiast Stephen Elliott reaches a low point when his estranged father resurfaces, claiming that Stephen has fabricated much of the dark childhood that that fuels his writing. Adrift in the precarious gray area of memory, ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological
Plot: death of wife, husband wife relationship, missing person, courtroom, testimony, lie, police, agent, news report, childhood trauma, crime scene, memory ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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 7.1
 9K
Maigret (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: A serial killer strikes in post-war France and it's up to Jules Maigret, a dedicated police commissioner, to hunt the murderer down.
Style: captivating, psychological, suspenseful, enigmatic
Plot: murder of a prostitute, serial killer, police investigation, police detective, murder suspect, suspect, police inspector, undercover, false confession, crime scene, prostitute, justice ...
Time: year 1955, 50s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 4.4
 4K
Abattoir (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A reporter unearths an urban legend about a home being constructed from rooms where horrific tragedies have occurred.
Style: enigmatic, scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, evangelist, crime scene, murder of sister, child murder, serial killer, killings, uncover truth, investigation, haunted by the past, dark secret, small town ...
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City Homicide (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: City Homicide was an Australian television drama series that aired on the Seven Network between 27 August 2007 and 30 March 2011. The series was set on the Homicide floor of a metropolitan police headquarters in Melbourne. The main characters were ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder investigation, murder, police investigation, uncover truth, who done it, fighting crime, dishonesty, police corruption, partners against crime, law enforcement, mystery, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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Unman, Wittering and Zigo (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A new school teacher learns that the previous teacher was killed by his pupils, and he fears the same will happen to him
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: school, murder, threat, disciple, boarding school, exploitation, sexual dysfunction, race against time, hardcase students, teachers and students, crimes, teacher ...
Time: 60s
Place: england
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 6.3
 3K
Retribution (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A detective investigates a series of murders. A possible serial killer might be on a rampage, since they all are in the same vicinity and by the same method, but as the evidence points toward the detective as the prime suspect, a ghost in red ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, ghost, police investigation, murder, uncover truth, mystery, supernatural, mysterious character, psychopath, rivalry, track down, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
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 7.0
 153K
The Drop (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood's past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living - no matter the cost.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, realistic, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: robbery, twists and turns, gangsters, crimes, crime boss, criminal heroes, fall in love, catholic, organized crime, church, criminal's revenge, mafia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, boston, brooklyn new york city, usa, massachusetts
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 7.2
 297K
Insomnia (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.
Style: neo noir, dark, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, small town, police corruption, investigation, investigator, police, guilt, murderer, snow, insomnia, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: alaska, los angeles, usa
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The Murri Affair (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on a true incident, this tells the story of a troubled young man who kills his sister's reactionary, violent and abusive husband and is eventually arrested for the murder. However, the dead husband happened to be a member of the Italian ...
Plot: brother and sister, fleeing the country, falsely accused, women in society, ex prostitute, judgment, murder confession, plan gone wrong, brother in law brother in law relationship, aristocracy, wealthy family, lawyer ...
Time: 20th century
Place: italy, venice
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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder investigation, police, teamwork, forensics, investigator, scientist, workplace, police procedural, expert, partners, murder, police detective ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
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The Judge and the Assassin (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: France, 1893. Joseph Bouvier attempts to shoot his love who refused to marry him and to commit suicide. Upon release from the filthy asylum where he was placed, with bullets still remaining in his head, he wanders the country roads and rapes and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, courtroom drama, war veteran, serial child killer, confession of crime, mental institution, murder confession, crimes, anti semitism, lawyer, time travel ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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