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, serious, suspense, scary, tense and clever films and TV shows about / with mysterious death, murder, investigation, death, violence, danger, supernatural, blood, deadly and mystery plots mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Drama 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), The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016), You Shall Not Sleep (2018), Bones (2005), And Then There Were None (2015), Twin Peaks (1990), Basic Instinct (1992), Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000), Suspiria (2018), The Nun (2018).

List of mysterious death movies

 7.3
 87K
Riverdale (2017)
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, biting, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: small town, high school, friendship, friends, murder, teenage life, investigation, parents and children, youth, teen angst, family relations, crimes ...
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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: suspense, scary, dark, suspenseful, bad ending ...
Plot: morgue, supernatural, witch, corpse, murder, supernatural horror, autopsy, mysterious death, witchcraft, self sacrifice, supernatural power, elevator ...
Place: london
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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: rough, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, psychological
Plot: experiment, insomnia, hallucination, stage play, aspiring actor, mysterious death, abandoned building, violence, abandoned hospital, candle, cemetery, mental institution ...
Time: year 1984, year 1975
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 7.9
 129K
Bones (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
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, intellectual, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: partners against crime, fbi, forensics, police investigation, riddles and clues, teamwork, search, crimes, killings, expert, victim, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., 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: psychological, suspense, twist ending, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder mystery, murder, island, mysterious death, isolation, suspicion, retribution, plot twist, death, survival, investigation, justice ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939
Place: england
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 8.8
 151K
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, rape, supernatural, who done it, double life, mysterious place, special agents, crime, under the surface ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, 90s, year 1989
Place: washington state, usa
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 6.9
 155K
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: sexual, erotic, sexy, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, murder, dangerous attraction, passionate interest, sexual relations, sex, sex addict, obsession, seduction, sexualized violence, sexual tension, lust ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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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: suspenseful, bleak, scary, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: witch, forest, supernatural, supernatural ability, gory, danger, curses spells and rituals, tour guide, video, surveillance, mysterious death, psychology ...
Time: 90s
Place: maryland, boston, usa
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 6.8
 36K
Suspiria (2018)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A young ballet dancer travels to a prestigious dance academy in Europe, only to discover it is a front for something far more sinister and supernatural amidst a series of increasingly grisly murders.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, touching, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: ballet, psychotherapist, dance performance, choreography, mysterious death, mysterious event, paranormal phenomena, serial murder, secret, good versus evil, college, dead woman ...
Time: year 1943, year 1977
Place: berlin germany, ohio
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 5.4
 88K
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, disturbing ...
Plot: demon, supernatural, murder, priest, evil nun, nun, spirit, murder mystery, demonic possession, supernatural horror, mysterious death, father ...
Place: romania
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 6.4
 402
Resting Place (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A television movie set in Rockville, Georgia, in 1972. Major Kendall Laird, a Survival Assistance Officer, arrives in this sleepy little town with the body of Lieutenant Dwyte Johnson, a Vietnam war hero. It's Laird's job to help ...
Style: sincere, talky, realistic, serious
Plot: racism, vietnam war, parents and children, military, military life, war, interracial relations, investigation, racial injustice, mysterious death, death of son, war hero ...
Time: year 1972
Place: asia, vietnam, georgia
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 7.1
 295K
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, surprise ending, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, murder, journalist, ghost, telephone, death, fear, race against time, little girl, island, reporter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
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 7.7
 2K
Shiki (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: serious, offbeat, scary, suspenseful
Plot: vampire, supernatural, deadly, village, life after death, paranormal phenomena, good versus evil, zombie, imaginary, danger, supernatural horror, bloody violence ...
Place: japan, asia
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 8.1
 154K
The Blacklist (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI have the same interests: bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists. In ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, clever, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, secret, special agents, crimes, intrigue, investigation, master criminal, danger, mind game, manipulations, unlikely partners, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Naked Girl Killed in the Park (1972)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller, War
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, nazi, bomb, murder, female nudity, amusement park, heart attack
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 5.1
 592
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: murder, mysterious death, treasure, end of the world, love interest, investigation, jewish american, adventurer, female doctor, prophecy, treasure hunt, villainess ...
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: twists and turns, tense, offbeat, realistic, serious ...
Plot: investigation, small town, multiple suspects, small town life, crime, who done it, kidnapping, murder, missing person, social relations, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: sexy, serious, stylized, realistic, tv series pilot
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: mystery, parents and children, newcomer, step parent, starting over, social relations, family relations, therapy, youth, teenage life, mysterious death, recovering alcoholic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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 8.2
 766
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: supernatural, investigation, videotaping, twins, danger, riddles and clues, mystery, uncover truth, computers and web, paranormal activity, paranormal phenomena, paranormal investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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The Paranormal Diaries: Clophill (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In March 1963, a black mass was held at a ruined church in Clophill, Bedfordshire by a coven of dark witches. Tombs were looted, animals sacrificed and human bones arranged during a macabre ceremony. Further defilements continued at Clophill in the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, dark
Plot: danger, church, ghost, zombie, deadly, village, supernatural, escapades, village life, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, talking to the camera ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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 4.1
 1K
Fear No Evil (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: High school student turns out to be personification of Lucifer. Two archangels in human form (as women) take him on.
Style: scary, serious, atmospheric, disturbing, christian horror ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, zombie, high school, reincarnation, revenge, satan, rivalry, deadly, gory, supernatural ability, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 1960s
Place: new york
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 8.0
 130K
JFK (1991)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, serious, disturbing, factual ...
Plot: president, political conspiracy, assassination, investigation, cia, kennedy assassination, fighting the system, evidence, political corruption, district attorney, government, legal ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
Place: new orleans, texas, washington d.c., vietnam, cuba
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 6.2
 20K
House (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Roger Cobb is a author who has just separated from his wife. He moves into a new house and tries to work on a novel based on his experiences in the Vietnam War. Strange things start happening around him; little things at first, but as they become ...
Style: scary, humorous, dark humor, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, vietnam war, ghost, supernatural, zombie, missing person, gory, solitude, hanging, danger, mental illness, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia
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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: investigative reporter, car bomb, arms deal, exploding car, female vomiting, rough sex, skiing, adultery, political scandal, private investigator, mysterious death, newspaper editor ...
Time: year 1987
Place: geneva switzerland, hamburg germany, beirut lebanon, zurich switzerland
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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: telephone, cellar, mannequin, darkness, cell phone, halloween, investigation, internet video, haunted house, dark secret, tv news, talking to the camera ...
Time: 2000s
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 7.4
 5K
On My Skin (2018)
Genre: Biography, 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, prison visit, lawyer client relationship, starvation, malnutrition, hashish, abuse of power, autopsy, bureaucrat, bureaucracy, injury, drug addict ...
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, murder investigation, mysterious death, orphan, death of parent, haunted by the past, death of father, understanding
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: scary, tense, serious, disturbing, dark
Plot: ghost, investigation, curse, dark secret, occult, disappearance, found footage, journalist, danger, demon, uncover truth, clairvoyance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: japan, asia
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 7.2
 3K
Felidae (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A domestic house cat named Francis investigates the grisly feline murders taking place in his new neighborhood.
Style: rough, offbeat, tense, surreal, serious ...
Plot: murder, cat, investigation, computer, death, animal life, deadly, private detective, serial killer, world domination, danger, escapades ...
Time: 90s
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 5.4
 18K
Phantoms (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the peaceful town of Snowfield, Colorado something evil has wiped out the community. And now, its up to a group of people to stop it, or at least get out of Snowfield alive.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, small town, sheriff, hotel, apocalypse, survival, extinction, danger, race against time, monster, military, quarantine ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles, california
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