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, captivating, tense and suspense films and TV shows about / with whodunit, murder, investigation, crimes, murder investigation, deadly, mystery, crime, murder mystery and law enforcement plots mostly in Mystery, Crime and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Russia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as whodunit: Knives Out (2019), Murder Mystery (2019), Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989), Death on the Nile (1978), Death on the Nile (2022), Murder on the Orient Express (2017), Agatha Christie's Marple (2004), Ordeal by Innocence (2018), Elementary (2012), Murder on the Orient Express (1974).

List of whodunit movies

 7.9
 515K
Knives Out (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 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, exciting, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: murder mystery, investigation, mansion, eccentric family, whodunit, private detective, murder, mystery killer, murder investigation, suspect, inheritance, crime ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england
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 6.0
 111K
Murder Mystery (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After attending a gathering on a billionaire's yacht during a European vacation, a New York cop and his wife become prime suspects when he's murdered.
Style: feel good, captivating, humorous, satirical, entertaining ...
Plot: whodunit, murder, crimes, book, inheritance, yacht, troubled marriage, wanted, chase, amateur detective, money, murder investigation ...
Place: monaco, mediterranean sea, new york, monte carlo
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Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
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, murder, crime, riddles and clues, murder mystery, investigation, whodunit, who done it, murder investigation, uncover truth, multiple suspects, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, london, united kingdom
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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 mystery, multiple suspects, murder, cruise, private detective, investigation, mystery, deadly, heir heiress, love triangle, river ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: egypt, washington d.c., north africa, africa, england
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Death on the Nile (2022)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
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 ...
Style: captivating, surprise ending, artsy, non-linear, suspense ...
Plot: murder mystery, whodunit, agatha christie, murder, crimes, murder investigation, chase, interrogation, belgian, deduction, crime, lie ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two
Place: egypt
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Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Malta, USA, UK
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, whodunit, murder, train, agatha christie, vengeance, snow, justice, steam train, doctor, professor ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, year 1934, pre world war two, post world war one
Place: europe, venice, alps, mediterranean sea, jerusalem ...
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Agatha Christie's Marple (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
TV show
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: twists and turns, clever, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: who done it, riddles and clues, murder mystery, female detective, murder investigation, amateur detective, uncover truth, whodunit, miss marple, murder, female protagonist, law enforcement ...
Time: post world war two, 1950s, 50s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom
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The Little Murders of Agatha Christie (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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, humorous, realistic
Plot: whodunit, investigation, murder investigation, murder, crimes, murder mystery, partners against crime, who done it, mystery, odd couple, law enforcement, womanizer ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: france
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Ordeal by Innocence (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: murder mystery, whodunit, murder, secret, alibi, adopted son, suspect, adoptive mother, country house, husband wife relationship, prison, murder investigation ...
Time: 1950s, year 1954, 50s
Place: england
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 7.9
 104K
Elementary (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, odd, suspenseful, serious, talky ...
Plot: investigation, riddles and clues, private detective, crimes, partners, talented, prodigy, law enforcement, mastermind, intelligence, unconventional method, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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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, whodunit, train ride, murder mystery, train, private detective, train travel, multiple suspects, murder, stabbing, crime, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1935, 70s
Place: new york, istanbul turkey, turkey, balkan, former yugoslavia ...
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Midsomer Murders (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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, murder investigation, who done it, police investigation, multiple suspects, murder, whodunit, village, crime, police chief, law enforcement, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Death in Paradise (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, stylized, captivating, semi serious, light ...
Plot: island, police investigation, police detective, crimes, lifestyle change, whodunit, murder investigation, law enforcement, coworker, multiple suspects, suspicion, new job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
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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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: whodunit, murder, danger, crimes, investigation, police detective, private detective, law enforcement, deadly, woman in danger, fallen angel, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
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 8.1
 144K
Castle (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: police detective, female detective, riddles and clues, romancing partners, police investigation, investigation, homicide detective, writers, murder, partners, law enforcement, resourceful ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, united states
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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: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: investigation, whodunit, russian empire, terrorism, crime, crimes, murder, train, danger, political intrigue, romancing a criminal, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, moscow russia
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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, whodunit, yacht, murder, mind game, game, disorder, vengeance, deadly, danger, cruise, manipulation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: southern france, south of france, mediterranean sea, california
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The Turkish Gambit (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: Russia, Bulgaria
Duration: 208 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, whodunit, battles, spy, rivalry, escapades, heroes, siege, woman in danger, wartime life, russian empire, pow ...
Time: 1870s, 19th century
Place: ottoman empire, bulgaria, europe
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 6.8
 6K
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: suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, secret place, loft, whodunit, friends, couples, uncover truth, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, mistrust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
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 8.4
 101K
Broadchurch (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart.
Style: twists and turns, emotional, tense, clever, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, crime, murder investigation, multiple suspects, police detective, uncover truth, small town, murder, grief, courtroom drama, partners, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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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, whodunit, mystery, police investigation, partners against crime, crimes, false accusation, frame up, dishonesty, law enforcement, dedicated lawyer, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: jamaica, caribbean, west indies, latin america, new jersey
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The Brokenwood Mysteries (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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: witty, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous
Plot: partners against crime, mystery, riddles and clues, law enforcement, under the surface, uncover truth, police investigation, whodunit, partners, crimes, social relations, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
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Ships in the Night: A Martha's Vineyard Mystery (2021)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
TV show
Story: When an art gallery robbery leads to the death of the contemptible gallery manager, former Boston detective Jeff Jackson teams up with local doctor - and old flame - Dr. Zee Madeiras, to catch the killer.
Style: stylized, captivating, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: whodunit, crime investigation, manipulation, murder mystery, uncover truth, murder, puzzle, law enforcement, theft, romancing partners, investigation, professional ...
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A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Genius detective Nero Wolfe and his right-hand man, Archie Goodwin, solve seemingly impossible crimes.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, clever
Plot: private detective, who done it, investigation, police detective, partners against crime, mysterious character, riddles and clues, murder, whodunit, mystery, crimes, legal ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
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 6.0
 256
The Sovereign (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: For two months a serial killer has been terrorizing the city of St. Petersburg. Every Wednesday a girl between 9 and 12 years old is the victim. The brutality of the maniac plunges city residents into horror. Parents are afraid of leaving their ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, investigation, obsession, whodunit, murder, death, maniac, murder investigation, serial murder, murderer, crime investigation, killing spree ...
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 6.4
 708
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, humorous, surprise ending, suspense, captivating
Plot: secret society, whodunit, power struggle, police investigation, terrorist plot, amateur sleuth, betrayal by friend, investigation, love and romance, intern, russian, private detective
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: russia
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The Happytime Murders (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Canada
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: parody, neo noir
Plot: puppet, puppetry, whodunit, adult humor, private investigator, murder mystery, murder investigation, discrimination, violence, fbi agent, female detective, death ...
Place: los angeles
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 8.4
 13K
Foyle's War (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: As WW2 rages around the world, DCS Foyle fights his own war on the home-front as he investigates crimes on the south coast of England. Foyle's War opens in southern England in the year 1940. Later series sees the retired detective working as an ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: police detective, world war two, war crime, espionage, undercover, police investigation, crimes of passion, spy, murder mystery, murder investigation, cold war, investigator ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: england, europe, london, new mexico
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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, suspenseful, rough, realistic, slasher
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, riddles and clues, law enforcement, danger, deadly, murder, whodunit, stalking, crimes, gory, battles ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 5.3
 477
Francesca (2015)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Argentina
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two detectives must catch a serial killer, but their only chance to find him, is to solve the case of missing girl who disappeared 15 years ago.
Style: tense, psychotronic, suspenseful, scary, suspense
Plot: whodunit, family secret, female serial killer, serial killer, mystery killer, investigation, serial murder, kidnapping, missing girl, deadly, vengeance, escapades ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
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