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 serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, tense and scary films and TV shows about / with mysterious death, murder, investigation, death, violence, supernatural, mystery, blood, danger and flashback plots mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, Italy, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as mysterious death: Riverdale (2016), The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016), Twin Peaks (1990), Basic Instinct (1992), The Nun (2018), The Ring (2002), You Shall Not Sleep (2018), Naked Girl Killed in the Park (1972), The Rendezvous (2016), Happy Town (2010).
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Twin Peaks (1990)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
47 min.
 8.8
Basic Instinct (1992)
Drama, Mystery, Thriller
France, USA, UK
127 min.
 6.9
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The Nun (2018)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
USA
96 min.
 5.5
You Shall Not Sleep (2018)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Spain, Argentina, Uruguay
106 min.
 5.1

List of mysterious death movies

 7.5
 73K
Riverdale (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, biting, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: small town, high school, friendship, teenage life, investigation, friends, youth, love and romance, parents and children, crimes, family relations, murder ...
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The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
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: suspense, scary, dark, suspenseful, bad ending ...
Plot: supernatural, morgue, supernatural horror, witch, corpse, autopsy, self sacrifice, mysterious death, severed tongue, witchcraft, mystery, plot twist ...
Place: london
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 8.8
 145K
Twin Peaks (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
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, gloomy, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: small town, investigation, small town life, murder, crime, who done it, supernatural, mysterious place, double life, special agents, under the surface, psychic ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, 1990s, year 1989
Place: usa, washington state
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 6.9
 151K
Basic Instinct (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA, UK
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: erotic, sexual, sexy, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, murder, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, passionate interest, sex addict, sexualized violence, seduction, sexual tension, hot and sexy, police investigation, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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 5.5
 67K
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: bleak, suspense, scary, disturbing, surprise ending ...
Plot: demon, demonic possession, supernatural, evil nun, spirit, supernatural horror, priest, mysterious death, murder, father, murder mystery, nun ...
Place: romania
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 7.1
 288K
The Ring (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, ghost, murder, telephone, race against time, journalist, death, fear, little girl, parents and children, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
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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 ...
Plot: insomnia, experiment, cemetery, aspiring actor, mysterious death, violence, candle, hallucination, abandoned building, stage play, death, fire ...
Time: year 1984, year 1975
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Naked Girl Killed in the Park (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Businessman Johann Vallenberger dies mysteriously on a funfair ghost train. Questions are raised when it turns out that he died only a few hours after taking out a million dollar life policy? The insurance company suspects foul play and sends a ...
Plot: insurance policy, mysterious death, whodunit, investigation, female nudity, murder, amusement park, heart attack
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 5.1
 551
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.
Plot: mysterious death, murder, treasure, pursuit, government agent, dead brother, held at gunpoint, beating, jewish american, treasure hunt, end of the world, investigation ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east
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 7.1
 3K
Happy Town (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: offbeat, twists and turns, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, small town, crime, small town life, mysterious death, missing person, who done it, mystery, crimes, social relations, uncover truth, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa
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 7.1
 3K
Hidden Palms (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Story: Hidden Palms is an American teen drama television series that ran from May 30 until July 4, 2007, on The CW in the United States. It was canceled after eight first-run episodes. The series, created by Kevin Williamson, portrays the fictional lives ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, sexy, tv series pilot
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, mystery, mysterious death, recovering alcoholic, youth, starting over, parents and children, family relations, social relations, high society, therapy, gossip and rumors ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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And Then There Were None (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
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: suspense, psychological, melancholic, twist ending, depressing ...
Plot: murder mystery, island, murder, mysterious death, isolation, justice, whodunit, suspicion, accusation, retribution, house party, gun ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939
Place: england
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 8.2
 755
FreakyLinks (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, scary, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: investigation, supernatural, uncover truth, mystery, riddles and clues, mysterious death, paranormal phenomena, paranormal investigation, twins, computers and web, danger, videotaping ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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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, realistic, sentimental
Plot: fake suicide, cheese, small town, investigation, inheritance, amateur detective, writer's life, artists and showbiz, obsessive quest, crimes, hypnosis, mysterious death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2001, year 1990, year 2005 ...
Place: france, europe
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Der Fall Barschel (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 ...
Plot: press conference, government coverup, husband wife conflict, unfaithful husband, marital problem, corrupt politician, german abroad, dead body in a bathtub, husband wife relationship, politician, hotel room, political cover up ...
Time: year 1987
Place: geneva switzerland, zurich switzerland, hamburg germany, beirut lebanon
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World on a Wire (1973)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: West Germany
Duration: 205 min.
Story: Cybernetics engineer Fred Stiller uncovers a massive corporate conspiracy involving a virtual reality computer project.
Style: futuristic, surreal, clever, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: cyberpunk, a.i., androids and robots, crime, future dystopia, computers and web, imaginary, crimes, dishonesty, society, life is a bitch, cyberspace ...
Time: future
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 6.0
 65K
The Boy (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China, Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A nanny, working for a family whose son has just passed away, finds herself put in charge of caring for a lifelike doll that the couple treat as a real child.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nanny, violence, doll, murder, dealing with death, boy, family in crisis, plot twist, secret passageway, haunted house, supernatural, ghosts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: england, usa
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Man Without a Memory (1974)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In London, an amnesiac is abducted and beaten by a stranger who calls him a "dirty son of a double-crosser." When a sniper's bullet kills his attacker the man flees the country with airline tickets provided by a wife he never knew he ...
Style: suspense
Plot: memory loss, whodunit, straight razor, psychopathic killer, hiding, psychiatry, switchblade, love, telephone call, lie, friend, promise ...
Place: italy
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 5.7
 168
Night Corridor (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 73 min.
Story: When Sam searches for answers in the mysterious accident that has befallen his twin, he soon wonders if anyone close to him can be trusted.
Plot: nightmare, twin, twin brother, mysterious death, traumatic childhood, repressed homosexual, unrequited love, pedophile, male masturbation, stepfather stepson relationship, devil, artist ...
Place: hong kong
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Strip Nude for Your Killer (1975)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a fashion model dies during an abortion, a series of murders begins, starting with her doctor. The next victims are connected to the modeling agency where she worked, Albatross, run by a hard edged and jealous bi-sexual, Gisella, married to a ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: knife murder, serial killer, voyeurism, mystery, gory, investigation, who done it, woman in danger, crimes, danger, deadly, mysterious character ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, europe
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 6.1
 12K
The Den (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 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: suspenseful, scary, suspense, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, hacking, witnessing a crime, danger, cyberspace, video chat, woman in danger, fear, brutality, talking to the camera, sadism, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What starts as a poignant medical documentary about Deborah Logan's descent into Alzheimer's disease and her daughter's struggles as caregiver degenerates into a maddening portrayal of dementia at its most frightening, as hair-raising ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, sacrifice, insanity, transformation, mental illness, kidnapping, hospital, demons, memory loss, mother daughter relationship, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, mine
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Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In the questionable town of Deer Meadow, Washington, FBI Agent Desmond inexplicably disappears while hunting for the man who murdered a teen girl. The killer is never apprehended, and, after experiencing dark visions and supernatural encounters, ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, disturbing, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: investigation, small town, murder, diary, haunted by the past, small town life, angel, seduction, mind game, sexual abuse, danger, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1989
Place: washington state, canada
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 6.3
 13K
Tightrope (1984)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Wes Block is a detective who's put on the case of a serial killer. His victims are young and pretty women, which he rapes and murders. The murders are getting personal when the killer chooses victims who are acquaintances of Block. Even his ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, sexual, serious, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, police detective, murder, kidnapping, crime, psychopath, investigation, single parent, mysterious character, obsession, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, los angeles, usa
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 6.1
 2K
Cello (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A cellist is haunted by strange events after a car wreck.
Style: twists and turns, scary, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted by the past, ghost, losing-it hero, obsession, mystery, family in danger, woman in danger, danger, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, dealing with death, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
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 8.0
 318K
The Exorcist (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 12-year-old Regan MacNeil begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother becomes torn between science and superstition in a desperate bid to save her daughter, and ultimately turns to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, biblical ...
Plot: supernatural ability, evil force, supernatural, priest, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, clergy, exorcism, good versus evil, girl, losing-it hero, crisis of faith ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, iraq, middle east, washington d.c.
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Hell House LLC (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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
Plot: found footage, halloween, mannequin, tv news, talking to the camera, cellar, bible, haunted house, handheld camera, house, darkness, clown ...
Time: 2000s
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 7.4
 4K
On My Skin (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The incredible true story behind the most controversial Italian court cases in recent years. Stefano Cucchi was arrested for a minor crime and mysteriously found dead during his detention. In one week's time, a family is changed forever.
Plot: cigarette smoking, abuse of power, bureaucracy, brutality, prisoner, drug use, murder, epilepsy, punched in the face, male nudity, handcuffs, torture ...
Place: rome italy
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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 ...
Plot: father, death, amateur sleuth, death of father, understanding, haunted by the past, orphan, mysterious death, murder investigation, death of parent
Time: victorian england, victorian era, 19th century
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Noroi: The Curse (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A documentary filmmaker explores seemingly unrelated paranormal incidents connected by the legend of an ancient demon called the "kagutaba."
Style: disturbing, serious, scary, tense, dark
Plot: ghost, disappearance, found footage, investigation, journalist, occult, demon, dark secret, curse, danger, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: japan, asia
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