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, atmospheric, psychological and tense films and TV shows about / with mysterious death, murder, investigation, death, violence, blood, supernatural, danger, mystery and darkness plots mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, Italy, UK and other countries.
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mysterious death movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as mysterious death: You Shall Not Sleep (2018), And Then There Were None (2015), Bones (2005), The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016), Riverdale (2016), Twin Peaks (1990), Basic Instinct (1992), Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000), Suspiria (2018), The Nun (2018).

List of mysterious death movies

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: suspenseful, bleak, rough, psychological, suspense
Plot: experiment, insomnia, hallucination, stage play, aspiring actor, mysterious death, abandoned building, violence, abandoned hospital, mental institution, cemetery, candle ...
Time: year 1984, year 1975
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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, plot twist, suspicion, death, retribution, survival, investigation, justice ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939
Place: england
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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: police investigation, partners against crime, fbi, forensics, riddles and clues, crimes, teamwork, search, victim, policewoman, killings, expert ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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: suspense, scary, bad ending, dark, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, morgue, supernatural horror, autopsy, witch, corpse, self sacrifice, mysterious death, witchcraft, severed tongue, mystery, plot twist ...
Place: london
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 7.4
 81K
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, biting, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: small town, high school, investigation, friendship, teenage life, friends, youth, love and romance, parents and children, murder, crimes, family relations ...
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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, who done it, rape, supernatural, mysterious place, double life, crime, special agents, 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: erotic, sexual, sexy, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, murder, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, passionate interest, sex, sex addict, sexualized violence, seduction, obsession, sexual tension, protagonist as suspect ...
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, gory, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, danger, video, surveillance, tour guide, mysterious death, psychology ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, maryland, usa
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 6.9
 28K
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, dance performance, choreography, psychotherapist, good versus evil, mysterious event, paranormal phenomena, serial murder, mysterious death, secret, dead woman, curse ...
Place: berlin germany
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 5.4
 81K
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, scary, disturbing, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: demon, supernatural, evil nun, spirit, demonic possession, priest, murder, father, supernatural horror, nun, mysterious death, murder mystery ...
Place: romania
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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, ghost, supernatural, murder, telephone, journalist, death, little girl, race against time, female protagonist, island, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
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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, investigation, mysterious death, whodunit, amusement park, female nudity, murder, heart attack, nazi, bomb
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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, investigation, adventurer, end of the world, jewish american, love interest, dead brother, government agent, 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, serious, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, small town, crime, small town life, missing person, who done it, kidnapping, murder, multiple suspects, mysterious death, mystery, crimes ...
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: serious, stylized, realistic, sexy, tv series pilot
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, mystery, recovering alcoholic, mysterious death, youth, starting over, parents and children, family relations, social relations, therapy, gossip and rumors, step parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: investigation, supernatural, uncover truth, mystery, riddles and clues, paranormal phenomena, mysterious death, 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: cheese, fake suicide, investigation, small town, inheritance, amateur detective, writer's life, artists and showbiz, obsessive quest, crimes, hypnosis, mysterious death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1990, year 2005, year 2001 ...
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: german abroad, dead body in a bathtub, corrupt politician, mysterious death, press conference, government coverup, marital problem, unfaithful husband, husband wife conflict, investigative reporter, political scandal, arms deal ...
Time: year 1987
Place: geneva switzerland, zurich switzerland, hamburg germany, beirut lebanon
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Barschel: A Murder in Geneva (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A conspiracy-theorizing filmmaker meets with a prospective producer in order to pitch a movie about the death of real-life German politician Uwe Barschel, in which the official ruling of suicide raised more questions than answers.
Plot: mysterious death, suspicion of murder, corpse, politician, german abroad
Time: year 1987
Place: west germany
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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: clever, serious, futuristic, surreal, thought provoking ...
Plot: cyberpunk, androids and robots, crime, future dystopia, computers and web, imaginary, crimes, dishonesty, society, life is a bitch, cyberspace, a.i. ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 68K
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, boy, plot twist, secret passageway, dealing with death, haunted house, mansion, 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: whodunit, memory loss, escape, female nudity, impotence, bare breasts, confession, love, witness, gun, switchblade, cut arm ...
Place: italy
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 5.6
 170
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 brother, twin, mysterious death, darkness, identity, pedophile, unrequited love, gay asian, traumatic childhood, monkey, repressed homosexual ...
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, voyeurism, knife murder, 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
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, danger, cyberspace, video chat, woman in danger, brutality, fear, witnessing a crime, talking to the camera, violence, police ...
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, snake, mental illness, supernatural, sacrifice, kidnapping, insanity, transformation, hospital, demons, mother daughter relationship, surveillance footage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mine, virginia
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Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 134 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, sexual abuse, seduction, prostitution, mind game, mystery, prostitute ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1989
Place: washington state, canada
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 6.3
 14K
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: serious, scary, twists and turns, 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
 328K
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, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, biblical ...
Plot: supernatural ability, evil force, supernatural, priest, curses spells and rituals, exorcism, devil, religions or cults, girl, clergy, good versus evil, losing-it hero ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, iraq, washington d.c., middle east
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