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, tense and clever films and TV shows about / with whodunit, murder, investigation, crimes, murder mystery, deadly, mystery, death, police investigation and serial killer plots mostly in Mystery, Crime and Thriller genres shot in Italy, USA, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as whodunit: Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989), Agatha Christie's Marple (2004), Castle (2009), Murder on the Orient Express (1974), The Mighty Quinn (1989), Ordeal by Innocence (2018), Midsomer Murders (1997), The Happytime Murders (2018), Fallen Angels (2008), The Last of Sheila (1973).

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, 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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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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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, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: police investigation, investigation, riddles and clues, murder, police detective, female detective, murder investigation, writer's life, who done it, partners, resourceful, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: suspenseful, stylized, thought provoking, talky, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, train, private detective, murder, train ride, whodunit, stabbing, crime, multiple suspects, avalanche, mysterious character, who done it ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: istanbul turkey, london, new york
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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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense ...
Plot: murder, whodunit, mystery, police investigation, crimes, partners against crime, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, false accusation, amateur detective, frame up ...
Time: 80s
Place: jamaica, west indies, caribbean, new jersey, latin america
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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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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, murder investigation, human nature, police chief, murder, crime, crimes, who done it, village ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
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, whodunit, adult humor, private investigator, murder mystery, fbi agent, female detective, discrimination, violence, death, murder investigation ...
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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: investigation, murder, crimes, whodunit, mystery, who done it, partners against crime, murder investigation, murder mystery, odd couple, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
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, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, whodunit, danger, serial killer, investigation, crimes, woman in danger, private detective, police detective, deadly, law enforcement, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
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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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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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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, scary, serious, mind bending, erotic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, small town, sadism, crimes, animal life, supernatural, apocalypse, curses spells and rituals, danger, gory, deadly ...
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: twists and turns, rough, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: stalking, murder, psychopath, investigation, crimes, woman in danger, danger, who done it, mysterious character, multiple suspects, deadly, 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, serious, captivating ...
Plot: politics, murder, police investigation, courtroom drama, crime, legal, deadly, legal investigation, life is a bitch, police detective, protagonist as suspect, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
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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, suspenseful, rough, suspense, exciting
Plot: murder, serial killer, whodunit, female psychopath, death, stabbed to death, insanity, evil, mercilessness, cruelty, female serial killer, rage ...
Place: italy, west germany, europe
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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, exciting, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: murder investigation, whodunit, miscarriage of justice, male female relationship, mental illness, psychopathic killer, death penalty, female victim, unknown killer, murder witness, cruelty, opera house ...
Place: milan italy
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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, psychological, surreal, scary, psycho film ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, woman in danger, crimes, gory, deadly, family life, fashion, criminal, serial murder ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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 7.9
 96K
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, private detective, riddles and clues, intelligence, prodigy, sherlock holmes, crimes, partners, mind game, law enforcement, police investigation, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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, terrorism, crime, crimes, whodunit, murder, train, romancing a criminal, political intrigue, danger, deadly, female nudity ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: russia, saint petersburg, moscow russia
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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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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: suspense, humorous, captivating, tense, surprise ending
Plot: secret society, whodunit, power struggle, intern, terrorist plot, amateur sleuth, betrayal by friend, love and romance, police investigation, investigation, private detective, russian
Time: 1800s
Place: 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, realistic, serious, tense, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, spy, heroes, escapades, rivalry, woman in danger, wartime life, battles, whodunit, sniper, soldier, investigation ...
Time: 1870s, 19th century
Place: bulgaria, ottoman empire, europe
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Drive In Massacre (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two police detectives try to catch a serial killer who is stalking a rural California drive-in theater, randomly killing people with a sword.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, slasher, police detective, violence, crimes, law enforcement, danger, gory, deadly, stalking ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
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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, murder mystery, psycho, eyeball, champagne, murder, female nudity, sex, 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, infertility, whodunit, serial killer, slasher, dead wife, pregnant, nude woman murdered, gore, doctor, gloves, illegitimate child ...
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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: whodunit, english countryside, serial killer, golf course, village, police investigation, countryside, murder mystery, golf, heiress, telescope, 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, death, obsession, serial killer, serial murder, desire, woman in danger, psycho, straight razor, cane, old man ...
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, patriarch, harpoon, skeleton, explosion, burning, phantom, tarot, sedative, motorboat, beach ...
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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: whodunit, isolation, slasher, cabin, murder, death, cabin in the woods, arrow, shower, throat slitting, axe, nude woman murdered ...
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