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 suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, tense and psychological films and TV shows about / with unsolved crime, murder, investigation, crimes, crime, police investigation, police, serial killer, death and mystery plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as unsolved crime: Creepy (2016), Memories of Murder (2003), The Forgotten (2009), The Devil's Muse (2007), Unsolved Mysteries (1987), This Hollow Sacrament (2006), Monk (2002), Jean-Claude Van Johnson (2016), Zodiac (2007), New Tricks (2003).

List of unsolved crime movies

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, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: investigation, unsolved crime, police detective, unsolved mystery, husband wife relationship, murderer, family relations, murder, neighbor, dinner, basement, fire ...
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Memories of Murder (2003)
Genre: Action, 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, twists and turns, disturbing ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, rape, evidence, serial killer, suspicion, search, brutality, partners, victim, mishap, stupidity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986
Place: south korea, asia, korea
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The Forgotten (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, suspenseful, bleak, emotional, realistic
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, murder, missing person, race against time, who done it, murder investigation, deadly, chases and races, crime, crimes, unsolved crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, supernatural, hollywood, mystery, investigation, danger, deadly, showbiz, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Place: usa, california
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Unsolved Mysteries (1987)
Genre: Documentary, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: suspenseful, tense, scary, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: unsolved mystery, investigation, supernatural, ufo, paranormal activity, uncover truth, supernatural ability, crime, who done it, crimes, unsolved crime, mystery ...
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: serial killer, rape, murder, mass murder, crime investigation, unsolved crime, torture, interrogation, mutilation, iraq war, darkness, blood ...
Place: california
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Monk (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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, crimes, odd, unconventional method, investigation, intelligence, crime, ex law enforcer, police investigation, murder, mastermind, talented ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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Jean-Claude Van Johnson (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, entertaining, tense, funny, intense ...
Plot: martial arts, washed up star, actor playing himself, working undercover, fighting crime, star, undercover agent, movie star, crime fighter, criminal underworld, gang of outlaws, unsolved crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, mystery, maniac, crime, paranoia, investigation, uncover truth, journalist, crimes, victim, reporter ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1969 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oakland california
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New Tricks (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: police investigation, police detective, crime, crimes, law enforcement, unconventional method, fighting crime, strong female presence, superior, unsolved crime, elderly, crime investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
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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, psychological, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, partners against crime, danger, crime investigation, workplace, riddles and clues, murder, society, investigation, crimes, mystery, interrogation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, greece
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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, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, human monster, unknown killer, psychopath, mystery killer, stalking, murder, police investigation, slasher, danger, vengeance, mind game ...
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting the system, investigation, political corruption, politics, conspiracy, bank, mafia, uncover truth, clergy, legal, manipulation, manipulations ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, switzerland, rome italy, new york, london ...
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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: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: secret past, police officer, abduction, injury, master criminal, psychological thriller, sociopath, cia, cia agent, unsolved crime, threat, investigation ...
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Conviction (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Betty Anne Waters' older brother Kenny is arrested for murder and sentenced to life in 1983, Betty Anne, a Massachusetts wife and mother of two, dedicates her life to overturning the murder conviction. Convinced that her brother is ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, based on true events, disturbing ...
Plot: false accusation, legal action, injustice, legal, fighting the system, lawyer, hopes, convict, prison, investigation, trial, law school ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 80s ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
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Black Coal, Thin Ice (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two former cops start investigating the series of murders that tanked their careers when the killings begin again.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, femme fatale, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, crime, suspect, husband wife relationship, love interest, violence, murder ...
Time: year 2004, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 1999 ...
Place: china, asia
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Shadow Creature (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Detective Brighton investigates a series of unusually gruesome murders and is soon caught in a web of intrigue involving a mad scientist, a beautiful woman, a power mad politician, and one very ferocious monster. Their secret lies in a mysterious ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: mutation, victim, gun, shadow, tongue in cheek, gore, mad scientist, creature, creature feature, human versus monster, monster, pistol ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: cleveland ohio
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Raw Nerve (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A race car driver has visions of the victims of a serial killer before their demise and tries to get a skeptic police detective and an ambitious reporter to help him find the killer.
Style: psychotronic, cult movie cast, cult film
Plot: mother son incest, pepper spray, marijuana, sergeant, twins, unsolved crime, brother sister relationship, reporter, police, split personality, murder, father daughter relationship ...
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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, conspiracy, terrorist attack, government conspiracy, whistleblower, witness, husband wife relationship, severed arm, government coverup, investigative journalism, neo nazi, investigative reporter ...
Time: year 1983, year 2011, year 1980, year 2006
Place: bavaria, munich germany
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Half a life (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman is found raped and bludgeoned to death. Her father can’t reconcile himself with her death, and even less with the fact that the murderer was never found. Half of his life he continues the search. Finally, after more than 20 years, as ...
Plot: ex convict, loss of daughter, single father, crime investigation, dead girl, rapist, jail cell, father daughter relationship, murder, unsolved crime, police officer, dna testing
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The White Ribbon (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Canada
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years just before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. The abused and suppressed children of the villagers seem to be at the heart of this mystery.
Style: disturbing, psychological, thought provoking, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: sexual abuse, children, child abuse, punishment, physical appearance, family secret, domestic violence, death, cruelty, teacher, torture, innocence ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: germany, europe, italy, northern germany
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All Good Things (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Newly-discovered facts, court records and speculation are used to elaborate the true love story and murder mystery of the most notorious unsolved murder case in New York history.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: disappearance, mystery, murder, mentally unstable, missing person, dysfunctional marriage, investigation, crimes, high society, domestic violence, love affair, overbearing parent ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 2000, year 1971, 70s ...
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, murder, psychopath, violence, serial killer, police investigation, drug use, youth, crimes, slasher, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
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Seance (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Over Thanksgiving weekend, all but five students in an old Manhattan building that's now a college dormitory leave for home: staying on one floor are roommates Lauren, Melina, and Alison, plus her boyfriend Diego and Grant, a loner in a room ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, rough, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, college, seance, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, deadly, gory, danger, youth, college life, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Kim Novak Never Swam in Genesaret's Lake (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 14-year old Erik gets sent to live with his older brother, Henry, during the summer as his mother is dying in cancer. Henry starts dating Ewa, who is married to Berra. A few days after Ewa shows up battered and bruised from an altercation with ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating
Plot: friendship, power relations, who done it, youth, family problems, teenage boy, school, brother brother relationship, vacation, murder mystery, crimes, small town life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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Cold Case (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: police detective, female detective, police investigation, crime, victim, uncover truth, murder investigation, rage, evidence, police, cold case, policewoman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1930s, 1940s, 2000s ...
Place: philadelphia, usa
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Secret in Their Eyes (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Spain, South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A tight-knit team of FBI investigators, along with their District Attorney supervisor, is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, clever, tense, mysterious ...
Plot: investigation, missing child, murder, mystery, crimes, crime, uncover truth, haunted by the past, fbi, dishonesty, life is a bitch, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: usa, los angeles, argentina
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Silver City (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The discovery of a corpse threatens to unravel a bumbling local politician's campaign for governor of Colorado.
Style: suspenseful, clever, thought provoking, satirical, suspense ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, politics, campaign, political corruption, murder mystery, dishonesty, political intrigue, society, love affair, immigrants, election ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
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The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.
Style: suspense, tense, twists and turns, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, murder, rape, secret, investigator, justice, haunted by the past, search, suspect, police, evidence, uncover truth ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century, 2000s, year 1974
Place: argentina, latin america, harvard university, buenos aires argentina, south america
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Crime Scenes (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Une jeune femme disparaît mystérieusement de l'auberge de ses parents. Deux policiers de la Crim' de Paris sont chargés de l'affaire. Mais des tâches de sang trouvés dans un prospectus laisse présager le pire...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Plot: missing daughter, investigation, disappearance, suspect, husband wife relationship, evidence, autopsy, heart attack, marital separation, magazine, anonymous letter, search ...
Place: versailles
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