Mysterious death movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant mysterious death movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological, scary and slasher films and TV shows about / with mysterious death, murder, investigation, violence, death, supernatural, blood, supernatural power, danger and crimes plots mostly in Mystery, Horror and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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mysterious death movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as mysterious death: Riverdale (2017), Twin Peaks (1990), Nobody Else But You (2011), The Mortuary Collection (2019), Bones (2005), The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016), Hell House LLC (2015), Basic Instinct (1992), Shiki (2010), Upload (2020).

List of mysterious death movies

 6.6
 142K
Riverdale (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the present, the series offers a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica and their friends, exploring the surreality of small-town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, tense, biting, exciting ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, investigation, murder, small town, youth, friendship, teenage life, school, friends, love and romance, family secret, love triangle ...
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 8.8
 194K
Twin Peaks (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: The body of Laura Palmer is washed up on a beach near the small Washington state town of Twin Peaks. FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper is called in to investigate her strange demise only to uncover a web of mystery that ultimately leads him deep into ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, neo noir ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: small town, serial killer, supernatural, investigation, small town life, murder, surrealism, hallucination, who done it, mysterious death, secret, double life ...
Time: 80s, 90s, year 1989, 20th century
Place: washington state, usa, washington d.c.
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Nobody Else But You (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The ambiguous suicide of a local beauty, weathergirl, cheese model, and Marilyn Monroe look-a-like finds an eager sleuth in David Rousseau, best-selling crime novelist. When Rousseau visits a remote Alps village for the reading of his friend's ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, melancholic, enigmatic, erotic ...
Plot: mysterious death, investigation, small town, blonde, misogyny, suicide, psychiatrist, amateur detective, artists and showbiz, writer's life, nude model, sex ...
Time: year 2009, year 1999, year 1990, year 2000, year 2005 ...
Place: france, europe
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The Mortuary Collection (2019)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the phantasmagorical town of Raven's End, a misguided young girl takes refuge in a decrepit old mortuary. The eccentric undertaker chronicles the strange history of the town through a series of twisted tales, each more terrifying than the ...
Style: dark, surprise ending, enigmatic, stylized, suspense ...
Plot: mortician, funeral home, mysterious death, killings, dark humor, morgue, dark secret, young woman, memories, blonde, multiple deaths, babysitting ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 80s, 50s
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 7.8
 155K
Bones (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Temperance Brennan and her colleagues at the Jeffersonian's Medico-Legal Lab assist Special Agent Seeley Booth with murder investigations when the remains are so badly decomposed, burned or destroyed that the standard identification ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, intellectual, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: forensics, investigation, fbi, partners, partners against crime, scientist, expert, crime investigation, teamwork, police investigation, killings, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2000s, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Father and son coroners receive a mysterious unidentified corpse with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to examine the beautiful young "Jane Doe," they discover increasingly bizarre clues that hold the key to her terrifying ...
Style: scary, suspense, dark, bad ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, morgue, autopsy, supernatural horror, corpse, witchcraft, dead woman, mysterious death, demon, murder, supernatural power ...
Place: london, new england
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 6.4
 15K
Hell House LLC (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Five years after an unexplained malfunction causes the death of 15 tour-goers and staff on the opening night of a Halloween haunted house tour, a documentary crew travels back to the scene of the tragedy to find out what really happened.
Style: dark, suspenseful, slasher, scary, tense ...
Plot: found footage, halloween, haunted house, dark secret, investigation, abandoned hotel, house, basement, group of friends, hanging, mysterious death, supernatural ...
Time: 2000s
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 7.0
 198K
Basic Instinct (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A police detective is in charge of the investigation of a brutal murder, in which a beautiful and seductive woman could be involved.
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, psychological, neo noir ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, sex, obsession, seduction, murder, manipulation, hot and sexy, dangerous attraction, strong sexual content, sexual tension, sexual relations, police investigation ...
Time: 90s, year 1992, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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 7.6
 3K
Shiki (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Sotobamura is a small village with around 1300 residents; so small the village isn't even connected to a single highway. An isolated village in which old customs, such as the burial of the dead, are still practiced. One day, the bodies of three ...
Style: dark fantasy, scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, murder, insanity, desperation, mass murder, good versus evil, panic, mysterious death, fear, paranormal phenomena, life after death ...
Place: japan, asia
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 7.9
 65K
Upload (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In the future where humans are able to “upload” themselves into their preferred choice of afterlife, Nathan meets his early death and is greeted by Nora in his version of heaven. Follow the two as Nathan grows accustomed to life away from his ...
Style: humorous, romantic, futuristic, light, intellectual ...
Plot: virtual reality, life after death, hi-tech, afterlife, virtual world, looking for sex, uncover truth, love interest, love and romance, murder, betrayal, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: near future, 2030s, future, 2020s
Place: brooklyn new york city
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 7.1
 346K
The Ring (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, ...
Style: scary, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, investigation, life is a bitch, paranormal phenomena, curse, death, race against time, female protagonist, urban legend, uncover truth, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seattle
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Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Young adults become fascinated by the events of the three missing filmmakers in Maryland, so they decide to go into the same woods and find out what really happened.
Style: scary, slasher, suspense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: witch, supernatural, supernatural ability, surveillance, psychology, curses spells and rituals, mysterious death, forest, paranoia, tour guide, magic, a vision ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: maryland, usa, boston
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Chasing the Devil (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Patrick McCord doesn't accept the explanation of his sister's mysterious death as suicide, and instead teams up with a team of paranormal investigators to delve deeper into the inexplicable circumstances that surround what he believes to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, tense, suspense ...
Plot: found footage, investigation, mysterious death, supernatural, evil, paranormal activity, fear, violence, characters killed one by one, professor, curse, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, vatican
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The Ruby in the Smoke (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Victorian England, Sally Lockhart receives an anonymous note sending her on a mysterious quest. Her father has recently died and feeling suffocated living with her elderly aunt moves in with newfound friends, a photographer and his sister. She is ...
Style: enigmatic, disturbing, suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: victorian england, amateur sleuth, murder investigation, haunted by the past, mysterious death, father, death, mystery, uncover truth, puzzle, forensics, murder mystery ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
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 5.3
 139K
The Nun (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a young nun at a cloistered abbey in Romania takes her own life, a priest with a haunted past and a novitiate on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate. Together they uncover the order’s unholy secret. Risking ...
Style: scary, bleak, surprise ending, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: supernatural, nun, priest, ghost, supernatural horror, paranormal, evil nun, demon, murder, exorcism, murder mystery, demonic possession ...
Time: year 1952, 20th century, 50s
Place: romania, vatican, rome italy, xian
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One Missed Call (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: People mysteriously start receiving voicemail messages from their future selves, in the form of the sound of them reacting to their own violent deaths, along with the exact date and time of their future death, listed on the message log. The plot ...
Style: macabre, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: death, hospital, supernatural, urban legend, ghost, mystery, investigation, child abuse, spirit, mysterious death, good versus evil, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 80s
Place: japan, asia
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The Dark and the Wicked (2020)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On a secluded farm in a nondescript rural town, a man is slowly dying. His family gathers to mourn, and soon a darkness grows, marked by waking nightmares and a sense that something evil is taking over the family.
Style: macabre, suspense, scary, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: haunted house, suicide, supernatural horror, paranormal activity, grief, brother sister relationship, priest, mysterious death, supernatural power, riddles and clues, death of father, evil force ...
Place: texas
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 6.8
 284
Fatal News (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 177 min.
Story: The Barschel case is one of the most important political scandals in recent German history. Not least because it has remained unsolved. Countless speculations and conspiracy theories have grown up to the present day to the dramatic death of the ...
Style: twists and turns, feel good, disturbing, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: german politics, mysterious death, investigative journalism, conspiracy, crooked politician, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, adultery, investigative reporter, politician, female reporter, private investigator ...
Time: 80s, 90s, year 1987
Place: west germany, berlin germany, beirut lebanon, geneva switzerland, hamburg germany ...
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You Shall Not Sleep (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Argentina, Uruguay
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In an abandoned psychiatric hospital, a theatre group experiments with insomnia for the preparation of a stage play. With the passage of days without sleep, they reach new thresholds of perception that expose them to the secrets of the place and the ...
Style: psychological, rough, bleak, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: insomnia, experiment, hallucination, mental institution, mysterious death, abandoned hospital, abandoned building, aspiring actor, human experiment, violence, supernatural power, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: year 1984, year 1975
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And Then There Were None (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Ten strangers, drawn away from their normal lives to an isolated rock off the Devon coast. But as the mismatched group waits for the arrival of the hosts – the improbably named Mr and Mrs U.N. Owen – the weather sours and they find themselves ...
Style: twist ending, twists and turns, atmospheric, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder mystery, island, whodunit, isolation, murder, suspicion, justice, death, investigation, survival, accusation, bully comeuppance ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939
Place: england, united kingdom, europe
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 2.3
 558
Murder Manual (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Creepy, terrifying chapters from our book of horror include a little girl's journey from a world of nightmares into the nightmare of reality, a gay couple's romantic getaway in Palm Springs that turns murderous, a young woman whose ...
Style: enigmatic, suspense, macabre, bleak, dark ...
Plot: gay couple, sexual sadism, mysterious death, multiple deaths, killings, violence, sadistic horror, escape, child in peril, attempted rape, violence against women, torture ...
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 6.5
 376
Glory Days (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Horror, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Wunderkind author Mike Dolan achieved literary fame at age 21 with a steamy expose on his seemingly idyllic Maine town. Four years later, he hasn't written another word and reluctantly returns home in search of an antidote ... where he is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, atmospheric
Plot: conspiracy, amateur detective, investigation, mysterious death, mystery, writer's life, uncover truth, crimes, supernatural, creative block, life is a bitch, writers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
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 5.0
 868
The Rendezvous (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A miss-matched couple embark on a frantic search for the Dead Sea Scroll hidden in the ancient city of Petra.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, exciting, buddy movie
Plot: mysterious death, murder, treasure, adventurer, treasure hunt, investigation, love interest, villainess, government agent, save the world, henchman, chase ...
Place: middle east
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 8.0
 897
FreakyLinks (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: FreakyLinks is an American television show that combined elements of horror, mystery, and comedy. It aired on the Fox Network from October 2000 until June 2001, for a total run of 13 episodes. The feel of the show closely modeled that of The X-Files ...
Style: scary, mind bending, serious, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural, investigation, uncover truth, mystery, riddles and clues, mysterious death, paranormal activity, videotaping, group of friends, paranormal phenomena, supernatural power, ghost ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: usa
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Hell House LLC II: The Abaddon Hotel (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The sequel picks up eight years since the opening night tragedy of HELL HOUSE LLC and still many unanswered questions remain. Thanks to an anonymous tip, an investigative journalist is convinced that key evidence is hidden inside the abandoned ...
Style: dark, suspenseful, brutal, bleak, tense
Plot: found footage, death, abandoned hotel, investigation, evil, dark secret, supernatural power, fear, journalism, murder, dark past, haunted house ...
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 7.3
 1K
Kemono Jihen (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: When a series of animal bodies that rot away after a single night begin appearing in a remote mountain village, Inugami, a detective from Tokyo who specializes in the occult, is called to investigate. While working the case, he befriends a strange ...
Style: suspense, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: transformation, supernatural, investigation, mysterious death, supernatural ability, uncover truth, destruction, dark past, supernatural power, battles, crimes, mysterious place ...
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 7.8
 58K
Loving Vincent (2017)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Poland, UK, USA, Switzerland, Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting hand-painted by 125 professional oil-painters who travelled from all across the world to the Loving ...
Style: thought provoking, adult animation, sincere, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: painter, artist, art, painting, obsession, suicide, genius, investigation, mental illness, friendship, mysterious death, guilt ...
Time: 19th century, year 1990
Place: paris france
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 7.0
 3K
Happy Town (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The residents of Haplin, Minnesota - also known as "Happy Town" - have enjoyed an uneasy peace while haunted by a number of unsolved kidnappings. Now facing a disturbing new crime that brings unresolved fears to the surface, Haplin's ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, missing person, multiple suspects, who done it, small town, supernatural, paranormal activity, mystery, crimes, uncover truth, mysterious death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota
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 6.0
 14K
The Den (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A young woman studying the habits of webcam chat users from the apparent safety of her apartment witnesses a brutal murder online and is quickly immersed in a nightmare in which she and her loved ones are targeted for the same grisly fate as the ...
Style: scary, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, hacking, internet, murder, brutality, panic, violence, masked killer, police, laptop, computer, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.5
 251K
Hannibal (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Both a gift and a curse, Graham has the extraordinary ability to think like his prey—he sees what they see, feels what they feel. But while Graham is pursuing an especially troubling, cannibalistic murderer, Special Agent Jack Crawford teams him ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, tense, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, cannibal, psychopath, death, mind game, psychiatrist, cannibalism, mental patient, murder, deception, special agents, homoeroticism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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