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, tense, captivating, suspense, serious and realistic films and TV shows about / with unsolved crime, investigation, murder, uncover truth, murder investigation, crime investigation, cold case, mystery, crimes and crime solving plots mostly in Crime, Mystery and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, South Korea and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as unsolved crime: Memories of Murder (2003), Creepy (2016), The Keeper of Lost Causes (2013), Zodiac (2007), Unsolved Mysteries (1987), New Tricks (2003), Nancy Drew (2019), Darkness: Those Who Kill (2019), My Life Is Murder (2019), The Lost Wife of Robert Durst (2017).

List of unsolved crime movies

Memories of Murder (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 132 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, twists and turns, enigmatic, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: rape, unsolved crime, police investigation, brutality, murder, serial killer, police, police detective, murderer, police brutality, crimes, investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986, year 2003
Place: south korea, korea, asia
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 6.4
 5K
Creepy (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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: captivating, serious, suspenseful, suspense, slasher ...
Plot: unsolved crime, investigation, murderer, police detective, unsolved mystery, husband wife relationship, family relations, professor, dinner, dog, fire, basement ...
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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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 7.7
 523K
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, neo noir, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, mystery, maniac, paranoia, uncover truth, mind game, journalist, code, murder mystery, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1971 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oakland california, sacramento california
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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, mind bending, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: unsolved mystery, unsolved crime, uncover truth, investigation, supernatural, ufo, paranormal activity, who done it, crimes, supernatural ability, mystery, forensics ...
Place: usa
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 8.0
 7K
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, tense, captivating
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crime investigation, law enforcement, crimes, superior, elderly, unsolved crime, unconventional method, fighting crime, old age, homicide detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
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 6.5
 8K
Nancy Drew (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Young Nancy Drew makes plans to leave her hometown for college after high school graduation, but finds herself drawn into a supernatural murder mystery.
Style: captivating, enigmatic, bleak, tense, non-linear ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, teenager, paranormal, friendship, mystery, murder, secrets, homicide detective, supernatural, love and romance, crime investigation ...
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Darkness: Those Who Kill (2019)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Investigator Jan and profiler Louise constantly move around in the thrilling periphery of a murderer's view as they link a series of killings.
Style: suspense, bleak, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Plot: profiler, serial killer, police, murder, violence, abduction, crime investigation, unsolved crime, homicide detective, kidnapped child, investigation, murder mystery ...
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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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The Lost Wife of Robert Durst (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Young and wide-eyed, Kathie falls in love with charming yet quirky real estate scion Robert Durst, only to find their marriage turning stranger, darker and more disturbing as time passes.
Style: thought provoking, serious, suspense
Plot: missing wife, jealous husband, murder, unsolved crime, schizophrenia, disappearance, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, domestic violence, family business, marital problem, real estate agent ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: usa
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 6.5
 361
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 ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: unsolved crime, kidnapped girl, police officer, kidnapping, police department, police, japanese police, investigation, murder mystery, murder investigation, police investigation, crime solving ...
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 2.8
 127
The Wailer 3 (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Daniel and Alice take their two young children to Alice's mother's house after the tragic and mysterious death of her father. Once there, Daniel learns about several unresolved murder and missing people cases. Daniel and his family also ...
Style: disturbing, serious, enigmatic, suspense, captivating
Plot: ghost, missing person, revenge, unsolved crime, child, death, supernatural, mystery, handicapped, death by drowning, chase
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 7.2
 301
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 ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: crime investigation, unsolved crime, dead girl, loss of daughter, murder, police officer, rapist, father daughter relationship, private investigation, uncover truth, murder investigation, investigation ...
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The Devil's Muse (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, gothic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, supernatural, hollywood, investigation, mystery, showbiz, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, filmmaking, unsolved crime ...
Place: usa, california
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 7.6
 27K
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: female detective, police detective, policewoman, who done it, murder investigation, homicide detective, victim, police investigation, uncover truth, police officer, riddles and clues, strong female lead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s, 60s, 90s ...
Place: philadelphia, usa
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Bungo Stray Dogs (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Nakajima Atsushi was kicked out of his orphanage, and now he has no place to go and no food. While he is standing by a river, on the brink of starvation, he rescues a man whimsically attempting suicide. That man is Dazai Osamu, and he and his ...
Style: exciting, emotional, humorous, mysterious, tense ...
Plot: literature, supernatural ability, battles, group of criminals, friendship, super strength, investigation, supernatural, mafia, fight, writers, mysticism ...
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The Dying Detective (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Finland
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: After a mild stroke leaving his right side paralyzed, the doctor telling him a total change of lifestyle is required to escape a massive heart attack. Being Sweden's most successful detective, the doctor tells him her father, a priest, now ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, realistic, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: cold case, crime investigation, rape and murder, child murder, child murder investigation, retired cop, rape and revenge, unsolved crime, pedophile, rape, rapist, child rape ...
Place: eastern europe
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The Pembrokeshire Murders (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 144 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.
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, police detective, murder investigation, investigation, police, cold case, true crime, double murder, father son relationship, unsolved crime, who done it, chase ...
Time: 2000s
Place: wales, britain, united kingdom
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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: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: female protagonist, family relations, police detective, parent child relationship, paranoia, police chase, teenage girl, unsolved crime, investigation, mental institution, mental patient, murder ...
Place: london, tasmania
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 4.1
 123
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, suspenseful, psychological thriller, contemplative
Plot: cia agent, revenge, psychopath, investigation, police officer, deception, unsolved crime, murder, criminal, cia, abduction, heroism ...
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 ...
Style: slasher
Plot: murder, unsolved crime, torture, crime investigation, mass murder, rape, serial killer, hostage, iraq war, interrogation, darkness, mutilation ...
Place: california
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, emotional
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, missing person, murder, race against time, who done it, murder investigation, crimes, unsolved crime, ex law enforcer, dedication, forensics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Vampire Prosecutor (2011)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Min Tae Yeon isn't your typical vampire or your typical prosecutor. Rather than drinking blood from innocent strangers, he opts for blood sold on the black market in the posh bars of Seoul. He also has the uncanny ability to tell where the ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, suspense, serious
Plot: vampire, prosecutor, investigation, murder, supernatural power, death, unsolved crime, sleuth, crime solving, murder investigation, supernatural ability, forensics ...
Place: korea
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Midnight in the Switchgrass (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: FBI Agent Karl Helter and his partner Rebecca Lombardo are very close to busting a sex-trafficking ring. When they realize their investigation has crossed the path of a brutal serial killer, they team up with a Texas Ranger to put an end to the ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: maniac, serial killer, homicide detective, fbi, human trafficking, slave trade, murder, saving a life, federal agent, investigation, unsolved crime, cold case ...
Time: year 2004
Place: florida
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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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In the Shadow of the Moon (2019)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 1988, Philadelphia police officer Thomas "Locke" Lockhart, hungry to become a detective, begins tracking a serial killer whose crimes defy scientific explanation. When the killer mysteriously resurfaces nine years later, Locke's ...
Style: sexy, enigmatic, tense, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: time traveler, female serial killer, father daughter relationship, hospital, time travel, serial killer, secret identity, police detective, teenage girl, grandfather granddaughter relationship, murder investigation, crime investigation ...
Time: year 1988, year 1997, year 2006
Place: philadelphia
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 6.9
 143
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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 6.5
 1K
White Night (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A pawnbroker is found murdered in a remote town in a derelict building. Three people come under suspicion but all of them have perfect alibis and the investigation comes to a standstill. Almost fifteen years pass and the lead inspector decides to ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: murder mystery, cold case, police investigation, homicide detective, crime solving, unsolved crime, murder investigation, mystery, crimes, uncover truth, murder, investigation ...
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 8.5
 38K
Happy Valley (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Happy Valley is a dark, funny, multi-layered thriller revolving around the personal and professional life of Catherine, a dedicated, experienced, hard-working copper. She is also a bereaved mother who looks after her orphaned grandchild.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Plot: policewoman, kidnapping, crimes, police investigation, investigator, police, law enforcement, ransom, drug lord, crime investigation, revenge, sergeant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire
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The Bronze Garden (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Architect Fabián Danubio desperately tries to find his daughter, who has inexplicably disappeared leaving no trace.
Style: captivating, disturbing, exciting, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: missing child, husband wife relationship, disappearance, hidden truth, missing daughter, alternate reality, violence, cold case, mysterious disappearance, uncover truth, crime solving, unsolved crime ...
Place: buenos aires argentina
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