Whodunit movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant whodunit movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, surprise ending and stylized films and TV shows about / with whodunit, murder, crimes, investigation, deadly, violence, murder mystery, mystery, female nudity and police investigation plots mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Crime genres shot in Italy, USA, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as whodunit: Murder on the Orient Express (1974), Castle (2009), Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989), Blood Brides (1970), The Mighty Quinn (1989), Midsomer Murders (1997), Azazel (2002), Agatha Christie's Marple (2004), The Happytime Murders (2018), Crazy Desires of a Murderer (1977).

List of whodunit movies

Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
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: suspenseful, thought provoking, stylized, talky, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, train, private detective, murder, train ride, whodunit, stabbing, crime, multiple suspects, avalanche, who done it, mysterious character ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: istanbul turkey, london, new york
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 8.2
 132K
Castle (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.
Style: witty, humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: police investigation, investigation, police detective, who done it, murder, murder investigation, riddles and clues, female detective, partners, writer's life, resourceful, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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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, riddles and clues, crime, uncover truth, multiple suspects, crimes, murder mystery, danger, private investigator, suicide ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, london
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The Lady in Red Kills Seven Times (1972)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, Monaco
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The film starts out incredibly in a beautiful Gothic castle in Germany. As little girls, Kitty Wildenbrück and her sister Evelyn have been fighting when their grandfather tells them the story behind an incredibly uncanny painting: Legend has it ...
Style: psycho film, rough, suspenseful, suspense, exciting
Plot: murder, serial killer, whodunit, female psychopath, stabbed to death, death, insanity, female serial killer, mercilessness, cruelty, evil, blood ...
Place: europe, italy, west germany
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 6.4
 3K
Blood Brides (1970)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A madman haunted by the ghost of his ex-wife carves a corpse-laden trail.
Style: suspenseful, surreal, psychological, scary, psycho film ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, woman in danger, gory, deadly, crimes, fashion, family life, criminal, homicidal maniac ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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The Mighty Quinn (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Police chief Xavier Quinn investigates the gruesome murder of Donald Pater, one of the wealthiest residents on a Caribbean island. He was found decapitated in his Jacuzzi. Although the local political establishment, especially crooked Governor ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, mystery, police investigation, crimes, partners against crime, false accusation, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, frame up, protagonist as suspect, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 80s
Place: jamaica, west indies, caribbean, new jersey, latin america
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Midsomer Murders (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The peacefulness of the Midsomer community is shattered by violent crimes, suspects are placed under suspicion, and it is up to a veteran DCI and his young sergeant to calmly and diligently eliminate the innocent and ruthlessly pursue the guilty.
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, multiple suspects, law enforcement, human nature, crime, murder investigation, murder, crimes, who done it, village, police chief ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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 6.6
 600
Azazel (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Russia
Duration: 208 min.
Story: Based on Boris Akunin's novel 'Azazel' (English title 'The Winter Queen') set in Moscow in 1876. The novel started a long series quite popular in Russia. In 'Azazel' a young police officer - Erast Fandorin - ...
Style: tense, captivating, humorous, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: whodunit, secret society, power struggle, terrorist plot, intern, amateur sleuth, betrayal by friend, police investigation, investigation, love and romance, russian, private detective
Time: 1800s
Place: russia
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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, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: amateur detective, riddles and clues, murder, uncover truth, law enforcement, murder mystery, who done it, crimes, murder investigation, female detective, mystery, whodunit ...
Time: 1950s
Place: england, europe
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The Happytime Murders (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the puppet cast of a '90s children's TV show begins to get murdered one by one, a disgraced LAPD detective-turned-private eye puppet takes on the case.
Plot: puppet, puppetry, adult humor, murder mystery, private investigator, murder investigation, discrimination, fbi agent, whodunit, female detective, death, violence ...
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Crazy Desires of a Murderer (1977)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of hip friends gather at a Gothic castle owned by a wheelchair- bound older relative of one of the girls. One couple in the group, unbeknownst to the others, is smuggling heroin in some Chinese artifacts the protagonist has brought back from ...
Plot: whodunit, psycho, murder mystery, champagne, female nudity, sex, murder, eyeball, psycho killer, italian horror
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Five Women for the Killer (1974)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Thriller about a reporter who comes home from an overseas assignment to find his baby in the hospital and his wife dead...
Plot: pregnant woman, serial killer, infertility, whodunit, slasher, gloves, illegitimate child, gore, nude woman murdered, woman in danger, dead wife, pregnant ...
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The Weekend Murders (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A large family meet at the family estate for the reading of their father's will. Each expects to be the recipient of a tidy sum, but apart from the local constable and a few other small awards to the help, the entire estate goes to the favorite ...
Plot: english countryside, whodunit, serial killer, golf course, police investigation, butler, countryside, village, heiress, golf, murder mystery, bicycle ...
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Death Carries a Cane (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ketty,a photographer living in Rome,accidentally witnesses the murder of a young woman at the hands of a razor-wielding black-gloved killer.Ketty and her fiance,Alberto,go to the police-only to learn that two other witnesses to the crime have been ...
Style: suspense
Plot: whodunit, photographer, lesbian relationship, woman in danger, police inspector, police chief, murder witness, sexual desire, greenhouse, sexual attraction, attraction, red herring ...
Place: italy
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Nine Guests for a Crime (1977)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Nine members of the same family go to an island, where nobody lives - but the head of the family owns a nice house there. Problem is that he and his three sons keep a dark secret, and this dark secret begins to haunt them as soon as they are on the ...
Style: twist ending
Plot: whodunit, exotic island, explosion, skeleton, murder mystery, island, sedative, harpoon, patriarch, suicide, beach, swimming ...
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 3.7
 315
Seclusion (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of friends is stalked by a killer at an isolated destination wedding.
Style: twist ending
Plot: death, murder, whodunit, isolation, cabin, slasher, cabin in the woods, arrow, unrequited love, shower, female nudity, murder of a nude woman ...
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 5.4
 165
The Insomniac (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: John Figg has a great career and a gorgeous fiancée. When he inherits a nice house in a quiet neighborhood, he finally starts to feel like his life is coming together. Trouble arises, however, when John's house is burglarized, and the thieves ...
Style: dark
Plot: murder, betrayal, obsession, insomnia, whodunit, paranoia, self destruction
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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: investigation, murder, train, snow, doctor, justice, vengeance, suspect, stabbed to death, murder mystery, conspiracy, little girl ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two, post world war one
Place: europe, alps, yugoslavia, mediterranean sea, istanbul turkey ...
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Bloodstained Shadow (1978)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A murder mystery set on an island near Venice. A schoolgirl was murdered seven years ago, and the case was never solved; now, the murderer seems to be back.
Style: erotic, tense, scary, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: danger, murder, serial killer, whodunit, investigation, transsexual, psychopath, couples, gory, amateur detective, clergy, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 60s, 70s, victorian era
Place: europe, italy, venice
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Blood and Black Lace (1964)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Monaco, West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Inspector Sylvester is assigned to investigate the violent murder of a fashion house model Isabella, by a masked assailant. As the investigation proceeds all of the house’s various sins, including corruption, abortions, blackmail and drug ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: investigation, serial killer, woman in danger, danger, strangulation, psychopath, slasher, murder, masked killer, blackmail, whodunit, model ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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 6.2
 39K
Rising Sun (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When a prostitute is found dead in a Los Angeles skyscraper occupied by a large Japanese corporation, detectives John Conner and Web Smith are called in to investigate. Although Conner has previous experience working in Japan, cultural differences ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, gloomy, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, fish out of water, racism, senator, bulletproof vest, journalist, police, party, restaurant, wheelchair, whodunit, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, japan, tokyo, san francisco
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Death Walks on High Heels (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Exotic dancer Nicole finds herself terrorized by a black-clad assailant determined on procuring her murdered father's stolen gems. Fleeing Paris in hopes of evading her knife-wielding pursuer, Nicole arrives in England only to discover that ...
Style: suspense
Plot: whodunit, masked killer, death, violence, murder, revenge, serial killer, stripper, heist, jewel thief, dysfunctional marriage, killer ...
Place: paris france
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The State Counsellor (2005)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Russia
Duration: 191 min.
Story: Third film based on Boris Akunin's "Priklucheniya Erasta Petrovicha Fandorina" series of novels. On a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow general Khrapov was killed and no one else but Erast Petrovich is under suspicion because the ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, terrorism, crime, crimes, murder, train, whodunit, danger, romancing a criminal, political intrigue, deadly, russian empire ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: russia, saint petersburg, moscow russia
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The Turkish Gambit (2005)
Genre: War, Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia, Bulgaria
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film is based on the second book from the Adventures of Erast Petrovich Fandorin series of novels written by the Russian author Boris Akunin. The film takes place in 1877 during the Russian-Turkish war. Erast Fandorin has just escaped from ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tense, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, rivalry, adventure, escapades, battles, wartime life, woman in danger, spy, sniper, soldier, romantic triangle, investigation ...
Time: 1870s, 19th century
Place: bulgaria, ottoman empire, europe
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 7.9
 92K
Elementary (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A modern-day drama about a crime-solving duo that cracks the NYPD's most impossible cases. Following his fall from grace in London and a stint in rehab, eccentric Sherlock escapes to Manhattan where his wealthy father forces him to live with ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, serious, realistic, talky
Plot: investigation, riddles and clues, intelligence, private detective, crimes, prodigy, partners, law enforcement, mind game, sherlock holmes, friendship, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.8
 454
The Favorite (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Story: A Favorita is a telenovela, first broadcast in Brazil at Rede Globo from June 2, 2008 to January 17, 2009. A Favorita storylines examine two friends, Donatela and Flora, who became rivals. One of them committed a crime and is lying, so there are ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: revenge, injustice, whodunit, rivalry, prison, sex, wrongful conviction, mental illness, female serial killer, femme fatale, violence, drug use ...
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Death in Paradise (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Detective Inspector Richard Poole is transferred to Sainte Marie, an island in the Caribbean. Totally unsuited to the Caribbean way of life, Richard hates the sun, sea and sand and isn't used to the Sainte Marie style of policing. Working with ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, stylized, captivating, touching
Plot: police detective, island, police investigation, crimes, multiple suspects, coworker, law enforcement, lifestyle change, new job, british humour, deadly, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean
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The Brokenwood Mysteries (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a seemingly quiet country town the newest resident, Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd, finds that murder lurks in even the most homely location.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, witty
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, uncover truth, crimes, riddles and clues, unlikely partners, mystery, small town life, deadly, under the surface, social relations, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
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Too Beautiful to Die (1988)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The models of an agency are invited to a party by the owner of the agency, Alex. During the party, Alex is playing games in his computer and it looks like the girls have the house to themselves, but there's another guest…. and an accident ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: rape, revenge, murder, photographer, fashion model, whodunit, modeling, investigation, lingerie, screaming, evil laugh, bare breasts ...
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The Beast Kills in Cold Blood (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A masked killer stalks an institution for mentally disturbed rich women.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, erotic, scary ...
Plot: murder, clinic, serial killer, obsession, arrow, nurse, underwear, sex, shower, nymphomaniac, gory, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, europe
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