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, twists and turns and clever films and TV shows about / with whodunit, murder, crimes, investigation, deadly, mystery, crime, murder mystery, murder investigation and police investigation plots mostly in Mystery, Crime and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
whodunit movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as whodunit: Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989), Agatha Christie's Marple (2004), Death on the Nile (1978), Knives Out (2019), Death on the Nile (2020), Fallen Angels (2008), Murder on the Orient Express (2017), Ordeal by Innocence (2018), Midsomer Murders (1997), Murder on the Orient Express (1974).

List of whodunit movies

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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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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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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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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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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The Little Murders of Agatha Christie (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1930s France, Superintendent Larosière has a passion for beautiful women and solving cases, while hapless young inspector Lampion just tries to keep up. Later series, are set in the mid-'50s, where suave Commissioner Laurence unravels ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: whodunit, investigation, murder, crimes, murder mystery, who done it, mystery, partners against crime, murder investigation, odd couple, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france
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Fallen Angels (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jakob Aasen has hired his old friend, private investigator Varg Veum, to spy on his wife Rebecca, whom he suspects of infidelity. Against his better judgement Varg accepts the job, and in an ironic twist he and Rebecca rekindle their former love. ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: whodunit, murder, danger, crimes, investigation, private detective, deadly, law enforcement, woman in danger, police detective, murder investigation, homicide detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
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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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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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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, murder investigation, multiple suspects, law enforcement, who done it, village, murder, human nature, whodunit, police chief, crime ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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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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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, realistic, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious
Plot: police detective, police investigation, investigation, partners, romancing partners, writers, female detective, murder, law enforcement, unlikely partners, riddles and clues, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, united states
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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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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, talky, realistic
Plot: investigation, private detective, riddles and clues, sherlock holmes, partners, crimes, intelligence, prodigy, police investigation, law enforcement, friendship, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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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: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, whodunit, terrorism, crime, crimes, murder, train, russian empire, romancing a criminal, danger, political intrigue, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: russia, saint petersburg, moscow russia, st. petersburg russia
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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, tense, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: murder, whodunit, mystery, police investigation, crimes, partners against crime, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, amateur detective, false accusation, frame up ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: jamaica, caribbean, west indies, new jersey, latin america
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The Turkish Gambit (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
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: adventure, battles, spy, whodunit, heroes, escapades, rivalry, wartime life, woman in danger, sniper, pow, russian empire ...
Time: 1870s, 19th century
Place: bulgaria, ottoman empire, europe
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Loft (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Five best friends, all married, decide to share a loft apartment. In this loft they meet their mistresses and conquests. Everything seems perfect, until one morning the body of an unknown young woman is found in the loft. The group of friends begin ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, secret place, loft, friends, uncover truth, couples, crimes, betrayal, sexual relations, whodunit, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, holland, 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.
Style: dark humor
Plot: puppet, puppetry, whodunit, adult humor, murder mystery, private investigator, violence, death, discrimination, murder investigation, fbi agent, female detective ...
Place: los angeles
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Eyes of Crystal (2004)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Bulgaria, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: While hunting a cultured, intelligent and vicious psychopath, Inspector Amaldi comes face to face with the physical and moral decay of his city as well as the ghosts of his own past.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: psychopath, riddles and clues, serial killer, deadly, law enforcement, danger, murder, whodunit, crimes, stalking, gory, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A reporter and a blind retired journalist try to solve a series of murders. The crimes are connected to experiments by a pharmaceutical company in secret research. The two end up becoming targets of the killer.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, rough, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, stalking, mind game, murder, blind man, mental illness, mystery, danger, crimes, crime, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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Seven Dead in the Cat's Eye (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a small Scottish village, horribly murdered bodies keep turning up. Suspicion falls upon the residents of a nearby castle that is haunted by a curse involving a killer cat.
Style: gothic, serious, scary, suspenseful, erotic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, small town, sadism, supernatural, crimes, animal life, deadly, gory, danger, apocalypse, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s
Place: scotland, europe
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The Case of the Bloody Iris (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Beautiful young model Jennifer Lansbury and her goofy friend Marilyn Ricci move into a swanky high-rise apartment after the previous tenant gets brutally murdered. Pretty soon Jennifer is being stalked by the mysterious killer. Probable suspects ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, murder, psychopath, investigation, crimes, who done it, mysterious character, deadly, multiple suspects, danger, woman in danger, serial killer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
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Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A chief of detectives, homicide section, commits a murder and deliberately leaves clues to prove his own responsibility for the crime.
Style: bleak, tense, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Plot: politics, murder, police investigation, courtroom drama, crime, crimes, legal, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, police detective, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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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: suspense, suspenseful, rough, exciting, psycho film ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, whodunit, death, stabbed to death, female psychopath, blood, rage, sadism, violence, anger, insanity ...
Place: europe, italy, west germany
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The Bloodstained Butterfly (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A girl is murdered in a park. The man is tried and convicted for the crime but the killings suddenly continue.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: murder investigation, whodunit, miscarriage of justice, mental illness, psycho killer, male female relationship, female victim, opera house, death penalty, cruelty, unknown killer, murder witness ...
Place: milan italy
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Blood Brides (1970)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy, France
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, crimes, gory, deadly, family life, fashion, serial murder, homicidal maniac ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: europe, paris france, france
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The Strange Color of Your Body's Tears (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A woman vanishes. Her husband inquires into the strange circumstances of her disappearance. Did she leave him? Is she dead? As he goes along searching, he plunges into a world of nightmare and violence...
Style: serious, mind bending, atmospheric, experimental, surreal ...
Plot: investigation, disappearance, danger, uncover truth, crimes, mystery, graphic violence, spouse in danger, obsession, postmodernism, whodunit, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, brussels
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A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Genius detective Nero Wolfe and his right-hand man, Archie Goodwin, solve seemingly impossible crimes.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, clever
Plot: private detective, investigation, mysterious character, partners against crime, police detective, who done it, riddles and clues, murder, mystery, whodunit, crimes, legal ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
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Blue Murder (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Blue Murder is a British crime drama television series based in Manchester. Shown on ITV from 2003 until 2009 when it was cancelled by the network, it starred Caroline Quentin as DCI Janine Lewis.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: family relations, police investigation, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, police detective, whodunit, single mother, strong female presence, single parent, crime, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, manchester england, manchester
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