Murder mystery movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant murder mystery movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, tense and clever films and TV shows about / with murder mystery, murder, mystery, crimes, investigation, deadly, police investigation, crime, death and dialogue plots mostly in Mystery, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Spain and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as murder mystery: And Then There Were None (2015), Identity (2003), Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989), Ordeal by Innocence (2018), Summer of '84 (2018), The Last of Sheila (1973), Agatha Christie's Marple (2004), Big Little Lies (2017), Murder on the Orient Express (2017), Death Comes to Pemberley (2013).

List of murder mystery movies

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: year 1939, 1930s
Place: england, europe
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Identity (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, psycho film, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, motel, isolation, investigation, psychology, stranded, coincidence, death, psychiatrist, storm, convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: nevada, usa, florida
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Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.
Style: clever, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, murder, murder mystery, crime, uncover truth, riddles and clues, whodunit, crimes, multiple suspects, danger, who done it ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, london
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Ordeal by Innocence (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Christmas 1954. Wealthy philanthropist Rachel Argyll is murdered at her family estate Sunny Point. Her adopted son Jack Argyll is arrested for her murder. He vehemently protests his innocence.
Style: enigmatic, tense, disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: murder mystery, whodunit, adopted son, alibi, secret, murder, country house, adoptive mother, husband wife relationship, suspect, prison, adoptive father ...
Time: year 1954, 1950s
Place: england
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Summer of '84 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Summer is usually a time for fun and games, but some teens get much more danger than they bargained for after beginning to suspect their neighbor is a serial murderer.
Style: suspense, ambiguous ending, enigmatic, tense
Plot: murder, neighbor, murder mystery, surveillance, basement, friendship, murder suspect, teenage boy, home invasion, child killer, group of friends, child protagonist ...
Time: year 1984
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The Last of Sheila (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A year after Sheila is killed in a hit-and-run, her multimillionaire husband invites a group of friends to spend a week on his yacht playing a scavenger hunt-style mystery game. The game turns out to be all too real and all too deadly.
Style: clever, suspenseful, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder mystery, murder, mind game, yacht, vengeance, danger, disorder, deadly, whodunit, manipulation, investigation, puzzle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mediterranean sea, california
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Agatha Christie's Marple (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The show follows the adventures of Miss Jane Marple, an elderly spinster living in the quiet little village of St Mary Mead. During her many visits to friends and relatives in other villages, Miss Marple often stumbles upon mysterious murders which ...
Style: clever, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: riddles and clues, amateur detective, who done it, murder mystery, uncover truth, murder, female detective, whodunit, murder investigation, crimes, law enforcement, female protagonist ...
Time: 1950s
Place: england, europe
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Big Little Lies (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Subversive, darkly comedic drama Big Little Lies tells the tale of three mothers of first graders whose apparently perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.
Style: disturbing, surprise ending, enigmatic, twists and turns
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: domestic violence, female friendship, secret, family life, marriage, murder mystery, housewife, intrigue, parent child relationship, adultery, mother, crumbling marriage ...
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Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Malta, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Genius Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an American tycoon aboard the Orient Express train.
Style: surprise ending, artsy, suspense, non-linear, road movie
Plot: murder mystery, investigation, snow, murder, doctor, justice, train, vengeance, suspect, stabbed to death, conspiracy, whodunit ...
Time: 1930s, post world war one, pre world war two
Place: europe, alps, yugoslavia, mediterranean sea, istanbul turkey ...
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Death Comes to Pemberley (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Elizabeth and Darcy, now six years married and with two young sons, are preparing for the lavish annual ball at their magnificent Pemberley home. The unannounced arrival of Elizabeths wayward sister Lydia, however, brings an abrupt and shocking halt ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, disturbing, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: jane austen, murder mystery, estate, high society, empire fashion, family relations, couples, mystery, who done it, crimes, investigation, murder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england
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Sherlock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
Style: captivating, clever, witty, psychological, serious ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, sherlock holmes, mastermind, prodigy, crime, mind game, riddles and clues, partners, british, friendship, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
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Grantchester (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Drama series set in 1953, against the backdrop of the real hamlet of Grantchester. The drama focuses upon the life of Sidney Chambers, a charismatic, charming clergyman who turns investigative vicar when one of his parishioners dies in suspicious ...
Style: tense, serious, clever, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: amateur detective, priest, investigation, partners, murder, partners against crime, police detective, murder mystery, haunted by the past, who done it, village, crimes ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: england
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How to Get Away with Murder (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller about a group of ambitious law students and their brilliant, mysterious criminal defense professor. They become entangled in a murder plot and will shake the entire university and change the course of their ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, bleak
Plot: murder, hotshot lawyer, legal, crimes, manipulations, murder mystery, teachers and students, college, law student, court case, lawyer, defense attorney ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, philadelphia
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Fracture (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A husband is on trial for the attempted murder of his wife, in what is seemingly an open/shut case for the ambitious district attorney trying to put him away. However, there are surprises for both around every corner, and, as a suspenseful game of ...
Style: suspense, twists and turns, intellectual, psychological, enigmatic ...
Plot: investigation, mind game, legal investigation, courtroom drama, manipulation, obsession, lawyer, adultery, murder mystery, guilt, perfect crime, attempted murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crime, uncover truth, journalist, investigation, mystery, victim, paranoia, mind game, maniac, code ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1990s ...
Place: california, san francisco, usa, oakland california
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Ten Little Indians (1965)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ten strangers are invited as weekend guests to a remote mountain mansion.When the host doesn't show up, the guests start dying, one by one, in uniquely macabre Agatha Christie-style.It is based on Christie's best-selling novel with 100 ...
Style: suspenseful, talky, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Plot: isolation, murder, serial killer, murder mystery, investigation, psychopath, private detective, false accusation, crime, mind game, survival, riddles and clues ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1930s
Place: austria, alps
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Copycat (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An agoraphobic psychologist and a female detective must work together to take down a serial killer who copies serial killers from the past.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, profiler, mind game, psychopath, police investigation, psychology, police detective, murder mystery, twists & turns, crime, agoraphobia, violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, boston
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Taking Lives (2004)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Recruited to assist Montreal police in their desperate search for a serial killer who assumes the identities of his victims, FBI profiler Illeana Scott knows it's only a matter of time before the killer strikes again. Her most promising lead is ...
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, twist ending, suspense, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder mystery, psychopath, murder investigation, dangerous attraction, strong female character, profiler, fatal attraction, undercover agent, mistaken identity, psychological thriller ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, year 1983
Place: usa, canada, montreal quebec, pennsylvania, montreal
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Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: missing person, police investigation, mystery, disappearance, manipulation, femme fatale, missing wife, investigation, infidelity, protagonist as suspect, mind game, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri, manhattan new york city, st. louis missouri
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Under Suspicion (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A lawyer is asked to come to the police station to clear up a few loose ends in his witness report of a foul murder. "This will only take ten minutes", they say, but it turns out to be one loose end after another, and the ten minutes he is ...
Style: talky, tense, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, murder mystery, mind game, rape, mystery, crime, lawyer, serial killer, interrogation, prime suspect, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: puerto rico, latin america
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The Raven (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Hungary, Serbia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the last days of Edgar Allan Poe's life, in which the poet is in pursuit of a serial killer whose murders mirror those in the writer's stories.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, serious, macabre ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, riddles and clues, deadly, who done it, track down, crimes, writer's life, murder mystery, murder, poet, buried alive ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, baltimore, maryland, paris france
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Gracepoint (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When a young boy is found dead on an idyllic beach, a major police investigation gets underway in the small California seaside town where the tragedy occurred. Soon deemed a homicide, the case sparks a media frenzy, which throws the boy's ...
Style: tense, serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: murder investigation, murder, small town, murder mystery, crime, missing child, social relations, police investigation, law enforcement, child murder, small town life, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Boarding School (2007)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
Story: El Internado Laguna Negra was a Spanish television drama-thriller focusing on the students of a fictional boarding school in a forest, where teenagers are sent by their parents to study. The boarding school is situated in a forest far from the city, ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, enigmatic, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: boarding school, experiment, dealing with death, siblings relations, family relations, murder mystery, teenager, little girl, alzheimer's disease, mystery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, secret room ...
Place: dungeon
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Endless Love (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two separate worlds lie on two sides of the road in a seaside town. Both too close and way too far from each other. What happens when two young people from these worlds fall in love? Kemal is one of the three children of a moderate family that ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, dramatic, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: true love, forbidden love, love and romance, family life, tragic love, blackmailer, murder mystery, violent husband, life is a bitch, beefcake, everyday life, emotional blackmail ...
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
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The Loft (2014)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Belgium, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: For five men, the opportunity to share a penthouse in the city -- in which to carry on extramarital affairs -- is a dream come true, until the dead body of an unknown woman turns up. Realizing that her killer must be one of their group, the men are ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: sex scene, murder, infidelity, uncover truth, love affair, crimes, adultery, friendship, murder mystery, extramarital affair, male friendship, who done it ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san diego california, new orleans, new jersey
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Evil Under the Sun (1982)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Trying to find how a millionaire wound up with a phony diamond brings Hercule Poirot to an exclusive island resort frequented by the rich and famous. When a murder is committed, everyone has an alibi.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, clever, enigmatic ...
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, island, crime, murder mystery, mystery, intrigue, amateur detective, multiple suspects, couple relations, gem ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: greece, south of france, england, albania, london
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Death on the Nile (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: As Hercule Poirot enjoys a luxurious cruise down the Nile, a newlywed heiress is found murdered on board. Can Poirot identify the killer before the ship reaches the end of its journey?
Style: clever, captivating, twists and turns, enigmatic, talky ...
Plot: murder, cruise, private detective, investigation, murder mystery, mystery, multiple suspects, deadly, heir heiress, love triangle, whodunit, secrets ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: egypt, washington d.c., england
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The Mirror Crack'd (1980)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jane Marple solves the mystery when a local woman is poisoned and a visiting movie star seems to have been the intended victim.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, clever, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, murder, private detective, serial killer, movie star, murder mystery, amateur detective, crime, unlikely criminals, haunted by the past, actor's life, jealousy ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1930s
Place: england, scotland, europe, scotland yard
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Vera (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A sharp detective with a messy life, DCI Vera Stanhope patrols her “patch” of northeast England, pursuing the truth in cases of murder, kidnapping, and blackmail. Vera is obsessive about her work and faces the world with caustic wit, guile and ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, female detective, murder, police detective, criminal, murder mystery, british police, mystery, crime investigation, law enforcement, right hand man, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
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Silver City (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The discovery of a corpse threatens to unravel a bumbling local politician's campaign for governor of Colorado.
Style: suspenseful, clever, thought provoking, satirical, talky ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, politics, campaign, political corruption, murder mystery, political intrigue, dishonesty, society, love affair, election, lobbyist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
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