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, suspense, tense, serious and clever films and TV shows about / with murder mystery, murder, crimes, mystery, investigation, crime, deadly, death, police investigation and whodunit plots mostly in Mystery, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as murder mystery: And Then There Were None (2015), Identity (2003), Ordeal by Innocence (2018), Summer of '84 (2018), Murder on the Orient Express (2017), Knives Out (2019), How to Get Away with Murder (2014), Agatha Christie's Marple (2004), Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989), The Last of Sheila (1973).

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, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
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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 7.3
 220K
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, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, dissociative identity disorder, motel, isolation, investigation, psychology, stranded, coincidence, death, psychiatrist, split personality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: nevada, usa, florida
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Ordeal by Innocence (2018)
Genre: Crime, 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, murder, adopted son, secret, alibi, adoptive mother, country house, suspect, husband wife relationship, prison, housekeeper ...
Time: 1950s, year 1954, 50s
Place: england
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 6.7
 29K
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, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, murder mystery, group of friends, neighbor, surveillance, murder suspect, basement, friendship, child killer, child protagonist, serial killer, teenage boy ...
Time: year 1984, 80s
Place: usa, oregon
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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, justice, murder, train, vengeance, whodunit, conspiracy, doctor, suspect, stabbed to death ...
Time: 1930s, post world war one, pre world war two
Place: europe, venice, turkey, istanbul turkey, mediterranean sea ...
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 7.9
 305K
Knives Out (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his ...
Style: captivating, witty, atmospheric, exciting, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: murder mystery, mansion, investigation, eccentric family, private detective, murder investigation, inheritance, murder, whodunit, house, crime, mystery killer ...
Time: 2010s
Place: massachusetts
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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, murder mystery, teachers and students, legal, lawyer, crimes, manipulations, student life, court case, rivalry, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, philadelphia
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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, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: riddles and clues, amateur detective, murder mystery, who done it, uncover truth, murder investigation, whodunit, female detective, murder, crimes, law enforcement, female protagonist ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: england, europe
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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, crime, investigation, murder, riddles and clues, murder mystery, whodunit, uncover truth, multiple suspects, crimes, who done it, murder investigation ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, london
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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, whodunit, yacht, vengeance, disorder, deadly, danger, manipulation, investigation, puzzle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mediterranean sea, california
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 8.1
 818K
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, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: mystery, missing person, police investigation, investigation, femme fatale, twists & turns, disappearance, manipulation, missing wife, murder mystery, adultery, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 2000s, 2010s
Place: missouri, usa, new york, manhattan new york city, st. louis missouri
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 8.5
 139K
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: surprise ending, disturbing, enigmatic, twists and turns
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: domestic violence, female friendship, murder mystery, family life, housewife, parent child relationship, marriage, intrigue, crumbling marriage, gossip and rumors, mother, murder ...
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 7.2
 180K
Fracture (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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: twists and turns, suspense, intellectual, serious, psychological ...
Plot: mind game, investigation, manipulation, murder mystery, courtroom drama, legal investigation, lawyer, obsession, adultery, guilt, perfect crime, attempted murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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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 mystery, murder, serial killer, mountain, investigation, private detective, psychopath, false accusation, crime, crimes, characters killed one by one ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1930s, 70s
Place: austria, alps
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 9.1
 763K
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: clever, captivating, witty, psychological, serious ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, crime, sherlock holmes, mind game, mastermind, riddles and clues, partners, prodigy, british, friendship, genius ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
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The Sandhamn Murders (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Viveca Stens popular novels come to life in "The Sandhamn Murders", a perfect mix of Nordic crime & the beautiful surroundings of the outer Stockholm archipelago.
Style: surprise ending, disturbing, captivating, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: murder mystery, murder, island, serial killer, police detective, crime investigation, uncover truth, suspect, social relations, mystery, family relations
Place: stockholm sweden
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 7.9
 9K
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, murder, partners, murder mystery, partners against crime, police detective, haunted by the past, who done it, village, crimes ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: england
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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: tense, realistic, serious, disturbing, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder mystery, jane austen, estate, high society, empire fashion, family relations, couples, who done it, crimes, mystery, investigation, murder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england
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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, enigmatic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: experiment, boarding school, murder mystery, dealing with death, siblings relations, family relations, dungeon, mystery, secret room, alzheimer's disease, teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
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The Name of the Rose (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In 1327, Friar William from Baskerville, followed by the young novice Adso da Melk, reaches an isolated Benedictine abbey on the Alps to aid in a dispute between the Franciscan Order and the Avignon papacy. Upon arrival in the abbey the two find ...
Style: tense, captivating, enigmatic, disturbing
Plot: inquisition, murder mystery, abbey, medieval, murder, fight, friendship, priest, religious fanatic, serial killer, monk, catholic ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: italy
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 6.6
 52K
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, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, psychology, profiler, mind game, murder mystery, police investigation, psychopath, police detective, twists & turns, crimes, crime, agoraphobia ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, boston
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 6.3
 50K
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, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sex scene, murder, infidelity, adultery, murder mystery, uncover truth, adulterous husband, sexual relations, betrayal, extramarital affair, friendship between men, male friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san diego california, new orleans, new jersey
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Death on the Nile (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Story: Almost everyone on the S.S.Karnak, cruising the Nile, has a reason to want heiress Linnet Ridgeway dead. Her jewels are coveted by elderly Mrs. van Schuyler, her maid is upset because Linnet won't give her a promised dowry, writer Salome ...
Plot: whodunit, murder mystery, murder, crimes, crime, belgian, boat
Time: 1930s
Place: egypt
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 7.4
 3K
Wisting (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Empathetic, meticulous and relentless - the only thing to escape Larvik detective William Wisting in his hunt for Norway's most notorious criminals is a happy family life. And when two mysterious deaths interrupt Wisting's Christmas, it is ...
Style: stylized, captivating, disturbing, suspense, clever ...
Plot: murder mystery, private detective, police, danger, parents and children, riddles and clues, crimes, family, investigation, rivalry, crime, murder ...
Time: 2010s
Place: norway
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 6.3
 78K
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: twist ending, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder investigation, murder mystery, profiler, psychopath, fatal attraction, dangerous attraction, strong female character, fake identity, mistaken identity, psychological thriller ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 2004 ...
Place: usa, canada, montreal, pennsylvania, montreal quebec
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L.A. Confidential (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slayings of the patrons at an all-night diner.
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, atmospheric, cynical ...
Plot: neo noir, dangerous attraction, police detective, murder, organized crime, gang, police investigation, fighting the system, police corruption, corpse, prostitute, domestic violence ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, arizona
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 7.7
 431K
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, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, mystery, crime, paranoia, maniac, investigation, uncover truth, journalist, crimes, victim, reporter ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1970 ...
Place: california, san francisco, usa, oakland california
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Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, stylized, talky, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, private detective, multiple suspects, whodunit, train, murder, murder mystery, train ride, stabbing, crime, crimes, mysterious character ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 70s
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey, london, new york
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Evil Under the Sun (1982)
Genre: Crime, 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: serious, suspenseful, tense, clever, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, island, murder mystery, crime, mystery, crimes, intrigue, multiple suspects, amateur detective, gem ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: greece, south of france, albania, england, 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, twists and turns, captivating, enigmatic, talky ...
Plot: whodunit, murder, cruise, private detective, murder mystery, multiple suspects, investigation, mystery, deadly, heir heiress, love triangle, cobra ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: egypt, washington d.c., england
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