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, psychological, tense, serious and twists and turns films and TV shows about / with mysterious death, murder, investigation, violence, death, supernatural, blood, supernatural power, danger and corpse plots mostly in Mystery, Horror and Thriller genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as mysterious death: Riverdale (2017), Hell House LLC (2015), The Mortuary Collection (2019), The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016), Shiki (2010), Bones (2005), Upload (2020), Chasing the Devil (2014), Nobody Else But You (2011), The Ring (2002).

List of mysterious death movies

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: suspenseful, biting, captivating, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, small town, friends, love triangle, friendship, youth, murder, school, teenage life, gang, murder investigation, family secret ...
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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, brutal, tense
Plot: found footage, investigation, dark secret, haunted house, abandoned hotel, hanging, mysterious death, basement, house, group of friends, brutality, ghost ...
Time: 2000s
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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: surprise ending, dark, enigmatic, odd, stylized ...
Plot: mortician, killings, mysterious death, funeral home, dark humor, morgue, memories, dark secret, supernatural, young woman, blonde, multiple deaths ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 80s, 50s
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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: dark, scary, suspense, bad ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural horror, morgue, witch, supernatural, autopsy, supernatural power, corpse, dead woman, evil power, crematorium, mysterious death, murder ...
Place: new england, london
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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: scary, suspenseful, serious, offbeat, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, vampire, dark fantasy, imaginary, murder, danger, insanity, deadly, violence, desperation, mass murder, panic ...
Place: japan, asia
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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, partners against crime, riddles and clues, crime investigation, fbi, partners, police investigation, murder investigation, police detective, special agents, search, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, united states
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Upload (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 296 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: futuristic, romantic, humorous, light
Plot: virtual reality, hi-tech, life after death, love and romance, uncover truth, afterlife, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, technology, virtual world, murder, love interest, mysterious death ...
Time: 2030s, near future, 2020s, future
Place: brooklyn new york city
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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, bleak, serious, tense, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, danger, mysterious death, supernatural, deadly, evil, paranormal activity, professor, camera, characters killed one by one, fear, video camera ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, vatican
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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, enigmatic, captivating, melancholic, contemplative ...
Plot: investigation, mysterious death, amateur detective, artists and showbiz, writer's life, crimes, obsessive quest, suicide, small town, psychiatrist, blonde, snow ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1998, year 1990 ...
Place: france, europe
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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, suspenseful, atmospheric, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, investigation, ghost, curse, race against time, life is a bitch, paranormal phenomena, murder, parents and children, uncover truth, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington, seattle
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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 ...
Style: feel good, twists and turns, suspense, psychological, disturbing
Plot: german politics, mysterious death, investigative journalism, conspiracy, crooked politician, female reporter, adultery, politician, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, investigative reporter, private investigator, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s, year 1987
Place: west germany, berlin germany, hamburg germany, geneva switzerland, beirut lebanon ...
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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, suspenseful, bleak, suspense
Plot: insomnia, experiment, hallucination, stage play, aspiring actor, abandoned hospital, mysterious death, violence, abandoned building, mental institution, candle, cemetery ...
Time: year 1984, year 1975
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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, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, supernatural, gory, curses spells and rituals, danger, tour guide, forest, surveillance, mysterious death, psychology, a vision ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, boston, maryland
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And Then There Were None (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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: psychological, suspense, twist ending, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder mystery, island, murder, mysterious death, isolation, retribution, suspicion, plot twist, death, survival, investigation, whodunit ...
Time: year 1939, 1930s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom
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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, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: telephone call, death, hospital, supernatural, urban legend, ghost, spirit, good versus evil, investigation, mystery, mysterious death, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 80s
Place: japan, asia
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The Pier (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: High-profile architect Alexandra faces her worst nightmare when she gets a call from local cop Conrado to identify her husband Oscar's body, found on a pier in the beautiful Albufera landscape outside Valencia. Suicide? How can it be when they ...
Style: enigmatic, surprise ending, disturbing, suspense
Plot: lesbianism, sex scene, desire, mysterious death, love, death of lover, destiny, secrets, tragic event, death of husband, death, double life ...
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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: captivating, serious, exciting, tense, buddy movie
Plot: mysterious death, murder, adventurer, treasure, treasure hunt, investigation, pursuit, villainess, love interest, government agent, henchman, save the world ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east
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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: mind bending, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: investigation, supernatural, uncover truth, mystery, riddles and clues, paranormal investigation, danger, paranormal activity, mysterious death, videotaping, group of friends, ghost ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: usa
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Rebecca (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: After a whirlwind romance with a wealthy widower, a naïve bride moves to his family estate but can't escape the haunting shadow of his late wife.
Style: enigmatic, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, lgbt cinema ...
Plot: estate, mystery, husband wife relationship, aristocrat, obsession, haunted by the past, housekeeper, dark past, investigation, widower, manipulation, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: monte carlo, cornwall, england, french riviera
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Kemono Jihen (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, 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: suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: supernatural, investigation, occult, mysterious death, uncover truth, fate of humanity, danger, supernatural ability, transformation, destruction, double life, imaginary ...
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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: sincere, thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, adult animation ...
Plot: painter, investigation, mysterious death, painting, obsession, art, genius, lie, friendship, sketch, secret, mental illness ...
Time: 19th century, year 1990
Place: paris france
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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: tense, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, small town, crime, multiple suspects, who done it, missing person, crimes, mystery, paranormal activity, uncover truth, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota
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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, suspenseful, bleak, dark, scary ...
Plot: brother sister relationship, suicide, haunted house, grief, paranormal activity, supernatural horror, riddles and clues, supernatural power, mysterious death, loss of family, death of mother, evil force ...
Place: texas
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Deadly Revenge (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Charming LA architect Harrison, also a great cook and lover, gets engaged to Cate, a San Francisco landscape architect he meets while collaborating on a major project, after they get locked in by a malfunctioning elevator. She moves to LA for him ...
Style: psychological, enigmatic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: in-laws, mysterious death, fiance fiancee relationship, female friendship, suspicion, attempted murder, architect, childhood home, marriage proposal, gift, poison, swimming pool ...
Place: san francisco, tokyo
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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, neo noir, gloomy ...
Plot: small town, investigation, murder, who done it, small town life, crime, hallucination, death, paranormal investigation, rape, special agents, double life ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: washington state, usa, washington d.c.
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Ring (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A mysterious video has been linked to a number of deaths, and when an inquisitive journalist finds the tape and views it herself, she sets in motion a chain of events that puts her own life in danger.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, frightening, macabre, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, investigation, supernatural, woman in danger, back from the dead, danger, mysterious death, dark secret, supernatural power, journalist, curse, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 50s, 1950s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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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, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: femme fatale, hot and sexy, sexual relations, murder, sex, dangerous attraction, strong sexual content, sex addict, seduction, sexualized violence, obsession, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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White: The Melody of the Curse (2011)
Genre: Horror, Music, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Pop band Pink Dolls emerges to stardom after releasing a remake of “White,” written by an anonymous composer. The more popular the members become, however, the more they become torn by jealousy and rivalries. But as the girls each take turns to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Plot: music, music band, showbiz, celebrity culture, curses spells and rituals, rising to stardom, danger, ambition, woman in danger, ghost, curse, evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
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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: surprise ending, suspense, touching, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: ritual sacrifice, dead woman, ballet, corporal punishment, good versus evil, mysterious event, paranormal phenomena, dance performance, psychotherapist, witchcraft, choreography, secret ...
Time: 70s, year 1948, year 1977, year 1943, post world war two
Place: berlin germany, west berlin west germany, ohio, east berlin east germany, east berlin
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Deadball (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Baseball prodigy Jubeh Yakyu is the most feared and dangerous juvenile delinquent in all of Japan. After accidentally causing the death of his father with a super-powered, deadly fireball pitch, Jubeh swore off baseball and became a criminal and ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspense, humorous, enigmatic ...
Plot: mysterious death, juvenile delinquent, teen violence, violence, baseball team, baseball game, teenager, absurdism, female killer, death of father, teenage boy, exploitation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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