Unsolved crime movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant unsolved crime movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense and bleak films and TV shows about / with unsolved crime, murder, crimes, investigation, crime, deadly, police investigation, serial killer, police and police detective plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as unsolved crime: Memories of Murder (2003), Creepy (2016), Unsolved Mysteries (1987), New Tricks (2003), The Forgotten (2009), The Devil's Muse (2007), Cold Case (2003), The Kettering Incident (2016), Dormant (2018), This Hollow Sacrament (2006).

List of unsolved crime movies

Memories of Murder (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 131 min.
Story: 1986 Gyunggi Province. The body of a young woman is found brutally raped and murdered. Two months later, a series of rapes and murders commences under similar circumstances. And in a country that had never known such crimes, the dark whispers about ...
Style: realistic, captivating, bleak, clever, serious ...
Plot: rape, police investigation, murder, unsolved crime, serial killer, police, police detective, police officer, crimes, investigation, suspicion, torture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986
Place: south korea, korea, asia
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 6.3
 4K
Creepy (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: After having narrowly escaped an attempt on his life at the hands of a psychopath, detective inspector Takakura quits active service in the police force and takes up a position as a university lecturer in criminal psychology. But his desire to get ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, macabre
Plot: investigation, unsolved crime, police detective, murderer, unsolved mystery, husband wife relationship, family relations, dog, explosion, fire, professor, neighbor ...
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Unsolved Mysteries (1987)
Genre: Documentary, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Unsolved Mysteries is an American television program, hosted by Robert Stack from 1987 until 2002 and later by Dennis Farina starting in 2008. In addition, TV presenter Keely Shaye Smith and actress Virginia Madsen contributed greatly to its ...
Style: scary, tense, mind bending, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: unsolved mystery, unsolved crime, uncover truth, ufo, paranormal activity, investigation, supernatural, crimes, who done it, crime, supernatural ability, mystery ...
Place: usa
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 7.8
 5K
New Tricks (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: New Tricks is a British comedy-drama that follows the work of the fictional Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad of the Metropolitan Police Service. Originally led by Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman, it is made up of retired police officers ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crime, law enforcement, superior, crimes, crime investigation, elderly, unsolved crime, unconventional method, fighting crime, old age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, london
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The Forgotten (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Forgotten is a television series which premiered on September 22, 2009 on ABC. On November 9, 2009, ABC ordered five additional episodes of the series, bringing the first season's total to eighteen episodes. The final two episodes of The ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, emotional
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, missing person, murder, race against time, who done it, murder investigation, crimes, deadly, crime, chases and races, unsolved crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Devil's Muse (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, gothic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, murder, hollywood, mystery, investigation, showbiz, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, danger, law enforcement ...
Place: usa, california
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 7.6
 24K
Cold Case (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The Philadelphia homicide squad's lone female detective finds her calling when she is assigned cases that have never been solved. Detective Lilly Rush combines her natural instincts with the updated technology available today to bring about ...
Style: atmospheric, contemplative, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, female detective, crime, murder investigation, police investigation, riddles and clues, who done it, victim, uncover truth, policewoman, homicide detective, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: philadelphia, usa
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The Kettering Incident (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: Anna Macy left Kettering when she was just 14, shortly after her best friend, Gillian Baxter mysteriously disappeared. The two girls had been playing in the forbidden forests outside Kettering when they saw strange lights in the sky. Eight hours ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, contemplative, captivating, exciting
Plot: police detective, family relations, female protagonist, parent child relationship, paranoia, police chase, teenage girl, mental patient, investigation, father daughter relationship, best friend, small town ...
Place: london
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 4.0
 103
Dormant (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Detective Jordan Long is drawn in by government secrets as he investigates murders tied to late CIA Agent, Nigel Goodman.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, psychological thriller, contemplative, suspenseful
Plot: police officer, psychopath, cia agent, revenge, investigation, criminal, villain, heroism, cia, betrayal, threat, injury ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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This Hollow Sacrament (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on true events, the story revolves around the murder of four young women in Northern California in the late 1990s and the subsequent criminal investigation. The film follows the story of a tortured ex-soldier, now police detective, as he and ...
Plot: crime investigation, serial killer, rape, mass murder, murder, torture, unsolved crime, slasher, darkness, iraq war, mutilation, hostage ...
Place: california
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 7.7
 469K
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, mystery, investigation, maniac, crime, paranoia, code, journalist, uncover truth, crimes, reporter ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oakland california
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 8.0
 66K
Monk (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Adrian Monk was once a rising star with the San Francisco Police Department, legendary for using unconventional means to solve the department's most baffling cases. But after the tragic (and still unsolved) murder of his wife Trudy, he ...
Style: witty, offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: private detective, odd, investigation, unconventional method, police investigation, crimes, talented, murder, intelligence, riddles and clues, mastermind, mental illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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Jean-Claude Van Johnson (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Jean-Claude Van Damme is a global martial arts & film sensation, also operating under the simple alias of "Johnson" as the world's best undercover private contractor. Retired for years, a chance encounter with a lost love ...
Style: ironic, intense, funny, tense, entertaining ...
Plot: martial arts, washed up star, actor playing himself, working undercover, movie star, undercover agent, fighting crime, crime fighter, star, gang of outlaws, unsolved crime, fame ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Pembrokeshire Murders (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Detective superintendent reopens two unsolved murder cases from the 1980s. Forensic methods link the crimes to a string of burglaries. Steve's team has to find more evidence before the perpetrator is released from prison.
Plot: convicted felon, serial killer, police detective, murder investigation, cold case, true crime, double murder, unsolved crime, police, father son relationship, united kingdom
Time: 2000s
Place: wales, britain
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 7.4
 24K
Marcella (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Marcella is shocked to the core of her being when her husband Jason leaves her unexpectedly, confessing he no longer loves her. Heartbroken, Marcella returns to the Met’s Murder Squad. Ten years ago Marcella gave up her fast-tracked police career ...
Style: tense, captivating, enigmatic, suspense, psychological
Plot: female detective, female protagonist, murder, murder investigation, serial killer, british police, police, ex husband ex wife relationship, police investigation, husband wife conflict, neo noir, homicide detective ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: london
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 6.6
 309
64: Part I (2016)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: 1989 is the 64 Shouwa year in the Japanese calendar, thus the unsolved girl kidnapping-murder case is called "64(rokuyon)" that got up in this year in Criminal Investigation Department in the Prefectural Police Department. And 14 years ...
Plot: unsolved crime, cell phone, reporter, police, police department, pig, mobile phone, kidnapped girl, japanese police, police officer, kidnap, kidnapping ...
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 7.0
 7K
The Silence (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 13-year-old Sinikka vanishes on a hot summer night. Her bicycle is found in the exact place where a girl was killed 23 years ago. The dramatic present forces those involved in the original case to face their past.
Style: serious, bleak, psychological, emotional, disturbing ...
Plot: missing child, rape, child killer, pedophile, police investigation, uncover truth, danger, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, child molester, loss of daughter, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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The Murder Farm (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The young Kathrin returns to the small village where she was born to bury her mother, whom she barely knew. Piece by piece she learns the details behind the gruesome murder of an entire family on a farm near the village. It has been two years since ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: murder, farm, countryside, village, crimes, deadly, farmhouse, funeral, murder of family, forest, village life, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s, 1950s
Place: bavaria, southern germany
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Amber's Story (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This is the tragic and true story of the abduction of Amber Hagerman. Her family and the community's efforts to find her and bring her kidnapper to justice prove to be a groundbreaking movement toward implementing a government-run tracking ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: kidnapping, missing child, crimes, society, obsession, parents and children, injustice, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, danger, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1996, year 1999, year 1997 ...
Place: usa, texas
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 6.6
 13K
Auto Focus (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A successful TV star during the 1960s, former "Hogan's Heroes" actor Bob Crane projects a wholesome family-man image, but this front masks his persona as a sex addict who records and photographs his many encounters with women, often ...
Style: serious, captivating, factual, intense, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, sex addict, friendship, hollywood, tv show, filmmaking, tv star, rise and fall, adultery, addiction, crumbling marriage, showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1964 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california, arizona
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The Cat's Meow (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Semi-true story of the Hollywood murder that occurred at a star-studded gathering aboard William Randolph Hearst's yacht in 1924.
Style: stylized, cynical, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, murder, infidelity, crimes of passion, party, mistress, gossip, couples, actor's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california, los angeles
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Where Sleeping Dogs Lie (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A murder mystery writer misreads the nervous man he bullies in a spooky Hollywood mansion.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: serial killer, writer's life, investigation, crimes, danger, deadly, ghost, crime, supernatural, murder, scrubbing a floor, literary agent ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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Jack the Ripper (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
Story: Jack the Ripper was a 1988 two-part television movie/mini-series portraying a fictionalized account of the hunt for Jack The Ripper, the killer responsible for the Whitechapel murders of 1888. The series coincided with the 100th anniversary of the ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: jack the ripper, serial killer, murder, megalomaniac, mystery, multiple suspects, crime, mortician, murder of a prostitute, police detective, track down, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1880s
Place: scotland yard, england, london, europe, east end london
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 7.4
 11K
Shock Corridor (1963)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Determined to pull in the Pulitzer Prize, reporter Johnny Barrett will go to any length necessary to win the coveted award. When he learns of an unsolved murder committed at a mental institution, Barrett devises a scheme to solve it and earn himself ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, mental illness, investigation, doctors and patients, journalism, losing-it hero, power relations, uncover truth, insanity, psychiatrist, stripper ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: mount fuji, japan, united states, usa, africa
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The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Texas Ranger hunts for a hooded serial killer terrorizing the residents of a small town, set in 1946 Arkansas. Loosely based on a true story.
Style: realistic, rough, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, stalking, human monster, unknown killer, psychopath, mystery killer, murder, police investigation, slasher, vengeance, mind game, danger ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1946
Place: texas, arkansas, usa
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The Bankers of God: The Calvi Affair (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A reconstruction of the bankruptcy of the Banco Ambrosiano bank and its liaisons with the Vatican and the Masonry through its president Roberto Calvi, notoriously found dead under the Blackfriars Bridge in London in June 1982.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting the system, political corruption, politics, conspiracy, bank, mafia, investigation, uncover truth, gangsters, crimes, manipulations, clergy ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, new york, london, palermo italy ...
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 6.2
 399
The Blind Spot (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The true story of a journalist who investigates the backgrounds of the Oktoberfest terror attack of 1980.
Plot: journalist, neo nazi, investigative reporter, german history, government coverup, investigative journalism, conspiracy, husband wife relationship, terrorist attack, domestic terrorism, unsolved crime, severed arm ...
Time: year 1983, year 2011, year 1980, year 2006
Place: munich germany, bavaria, southern germany
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 5.9
 3K
The Lost (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A charismatic psycho suspected of killing two innocent campers in a cold-blooded double homicide grows increasingly unstable as his suburban empire starts to crack at the foundations.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, murder, psychopath, violence, police investigation, serial killer, drug use, deadly, youth, rivalry, slasher, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
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The Black Dahlia (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Israel, Bulgaria
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Lee Blanchard and Bucky Bleichert are former boxers-turned-cops in 1940s Los Angeles and, when an aspiring young actress turns up dead, Blanchard and Bleichert must grapple with corruption, narcissism, stag films and family madness as they pursue ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic, serious, clever ...
Plot: police investigation, pornography, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, neo noir, obsession, murder, hollywood, love triangle, danger, mystery, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1947, year 1946
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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The Dominici Affair (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In August 1952, a family of British tourists is found by the roadside in Haute Provence, brutally murdered. In the ensuing, very public, investigation a local landowner, 75 year old Gaston Dominici, is arrested for the murders, having been denounced ...
Style: tense, sincere, serious, realistic, factual
Plot: murder, police detective, false witness, murder witness, family life, injustice, crime and punishment, family problems, family relations, family in crisis, life is a bitch, deadly ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1952, year 1954, 1950s
Place: france, south of france
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