Locked room mystery movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant locked room mystery movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, clever, surprise ending, psychological, mind bending and interesting films and TV shows about / with locked room mystery, suspense, murder, investigation, twists and turns, mysticism, death, police investigation, deadly and whodunit plots mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as locked room mystery: The Invisible Guest (2016), Down a Dark Hall (2018), Careless (2007), Where the Truth Lies (2005), Two on a Guillotine (1965), The Moonstone (2016), Confession (2022), Cube (2021), No Escape Room (2018), The Manor (1999).

List of locked room mystery movies

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 158 min.
Story: This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, rough, clever, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: serial killer, investigation, rape, hacker, missing person, sexual abuse, twists and turns, strong female character, murder mystery, vengeance, uncover truth, journalist ...
Time: year 1966, 2010s, year 2011, 60s, 21st century
Place: stockholm sweden, scandinavia, sweden, europe, eastern europe ...
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Norway
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Swedish thriller based on Stieg Larsson's novel about a male journalist and a young female hacker. In the opening of the movie, Mikael Blomkvist, a middle-aged publisher for the magazine Millennium, loses a libel case brought by corrupt Swedish ...
Style: tense, intense, atmospheric, suspenseful, gothic ...
Plot: hacker, investigation, rape, twists and turns, strong female lead, journalist, sexual abuse, age difference, violence against women, missing person, lesbian, serial killer ...
Time: year 1965, year 2002, year 1958, year 1949, year 1950 ...
Place: sweden, scandinavia, stockholm sweden, europe, eastern europe ...
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The Invisible Guest (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "The Invisible Guest” turns on a young businessman who wakes up in a hotel room locked from the inside with the dead body of his lover next to him. He hires a prestigious lawyer, and over one night they work together to clarify what happened ...
Style: surprise ending, psychological, twist ending, mind blowing, twisted ...
Plot: suspense, uncover truth, lawyer, evidence, interrogation, lie, infidelity, suspect, death, murder suspect, female lawyer, blackmail ...
Place: barcelona, iberian peninsula, spain
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Down a Dark Hall (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Kit, a troubled girl, is sent to the exclusive Blackwood boarding school, where she discovers that only other four female students have been admitted to learn the four pillars of knowledge under the ominous wing of the mysterious headmistress Madame ...
Style: scary, bleak, rough, suspenseful, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, boarding school, trance, private school, troubled teen, ghost, possessed, talent, black magic, boarding house, hearing voices, teenager ...
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Careless (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Wiley Roth finds a severed human finger in his kitchen one night. Understandably freaked out, in a search across Los Angeles that brings them in contact with psychics, ineffectual police, crooked taxidermists, mysterious neighbors who might be on ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, buddy comedy, offbeat
Plot: amateur detective, obsession, investigation, friendship, dark humor, disorder, partners, best friends, nothing goes right, track down, unlikely criminals, reluctant partners ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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Where the Truth Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An ambitious reporter probes the reasons behind the sudden split of a 1950s comedy team.
Style: sexy, stylized, erotic, disturbing, tricky ...
Audience: kids
Plot: murder, male nudity, threesome, sexualized violence, investigation, hotel, lesbian, sex party, extramarital affair, sex, journalist, cover up ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 20th century, year 1972, year 1957
Place: new jersey, los angeles, miami
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Two on a Guillotine (1965)
Genre: Mystery, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The daughter of a dead magician who accidentally killed his wife, her mother, while performing a guillotine trick must spend the night in his house in order to collect her inheritance. Is the house haunted or is it all magic?
Style: slasher, psychological, psychotronic
Plot: hagsploitation, suspense, rabbit, skeleton, dream, ghost, mansion, inheritance, magic, amusement park, passionate kiss, roller coaster ...
Time: year 1965
Place: los angeles
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The Moonstone (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
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Story: Charismatic adventurer Franklin Blake is on the most important quest of his life - to solve the disappearance of the priceless Moonstone and win back Rachel Verinder, his one true love.
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: diamond theft, country estate, whodunit, diamond, crime investigation, uncover truth, investigation, quest, private investigation, love story, unsolved crime, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, india, yorkshire
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Confession (2022)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Min-ho's adulterous lover Se-hee is murdered in a hotel where only the two of them were present, and Min-ho is immediately singles out as the prime suspect. Insisting on his innocence, Min-ho hires the talented lawyer Shin-ae to defend him, and ...
Plot: lawyer, locked room mystery
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Cube (2021)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Six complete strangers with widely varying personalities are involuntarily placed in an endless maze of interlocking cube-shaped rooms containing deadly traps.
Style: psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: trap, locked in a room, suspense, maze, trapped, mind game, life & death, murder, japanese woman, confined, mistrust, stranger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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Escape Room: Tournament of Champions (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa, Hungary, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Six people unwittingly find themselves locked in another series of escape rooms, slowly uncovering what they have in common to survive as they discover all the games that they've played before.
Style: scary, disturbing, captivating, enigmatic, tense ...
Plot: game of death, trapped, quest, survival horror, survival, suspense, most dangerous game, teamwork, female protagonist, struggle for survival, trap, hostage ...
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No Escape Room (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A father and daughter check out a small town escape room and discover there is something sinister about the place.
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, suspenseful, mystical, mind bending
Plot: quest, suspense, supernatural, ghost, father daughter relationship, fear, survival, trapped, supernatural power, supernatural horror, spirit, rescue attempt ...
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The Manor (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Manor, a dark funny version of Akira Kurosawa's " Rashomon". Lost man searches for his truth and finds it, with the help of five Manor ladies. The rest of the who done whats serve only to help the lost soul find his truth..
Plot: locked room mystery, cross dressing, murder, whodunit, nun, investigator, estate, staircase
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Murder by Death (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lionel Twain invites the world's five greatest detectives to a 'dinner and murder'. Included are a blind butler, a deaf-mute maid, screams, spinning rooms, secret passages, false identities and more plot turns and twists than are ...
Style: parody, surprise ending, humorous, funny, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: murder, whodunit, private detective, butler, old mansion, dark and stormy night, murder mystery, twists and turns, riddles and clues, who done it, mansion, suspense ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 70s
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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: thought provoking, suspenseful, talky, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: whodunit, train, investigation, murder mystery, murder, twists and turns, suspense, justice, multiple suspects, private detective, conspiracy, railway ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 20th century, year 1935
Place: new york, london, istanbul turkey, turkey, former yugoslavia ...
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Gosford Park (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Multiple storylined drama set in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guest and downstairs servants at a party in a country house in England.
Style: dark, biting, atmospheric, enigmatic, bleak ...
Plot: murder, country estate, estate, society, whodunit, murder mystery, high society, twists and turns, butler, servant, murder investigation, suspense ...
Time: 1930s, year 1932, pre world war two, 20th century, victorian era
Place: 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, captivating, atmospheric, talky, sexy ...
Plot: murder mystery, whodunit, murder, twists and turns, private detective, multiple suspects, cruise, investigation, secrets, mentor, suspense, ship ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: egypt, africa, north africa, cairo egypt, england ...
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Airborne (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: As a snow storm closes in, one final plane takes off. The plane reports to the ground that both pilots are dead, while the slowly dwindling number of passengers on the plane wish that they’d never left the ground.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, slasher, psychological ...
Plot: airplane, supernatural, curse, confined, violence spree, race against time, forces of nature, air disaster, pilot, travel, stewardess, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
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Escape Room (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Six strangers find themselves in circumstances beyond their control, and must use their wits to survive.
Style: exciting, surprise ending, psychological, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: survival, trapped, suspense, puzzle, game of death, clue, group of strangers, quest, riddles and clues, evil corporation, death, teamwork ...
Place: chicago illinois
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Exam (2009)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The final candidates for a highly desirable corporate job are locked together in an exam room and given a test so simple and confusing that tension begins to unravel.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, mind bending, twist ending, tricky ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: psychology, twists and turns, plot twist, mind game, survival, confinement indoors, surveillance, rivalry, psychologist, suspense, pandemic, ambition ...
Time: future
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Source Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, discovering he's involved in a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He learns he's part of a top-secret experimental program that enables ...
Style: surprise ending, clever, mind bending, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: time travel, time loop, suspense, train, twists and turns, alternate reality, bomb, destiny, save the day, memory, parallel universe, changing the past or future ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, afghanistan, chicago illinois, illinois
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Flightplan (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A claustrophobic, Hitchcockian thriller. A bereaved woman and her daughter are flying home from Berlin to America. At 30,000 feet the child vanishes and nobody admits she was ever on that plane.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, suspenseful, exciting, mind bending ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: airplane, suspense, kidnapping, missing child, twists and turns, conspiracy, female protagonist, disappearance, family relations, child, pilot, rain ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: berlin germany, germany, newfoundland, new york
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Secret Window (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mort Rainey, a writer just emerging from a painful divorce with his ex-wife, is stalked at his remote lake house by a psychotic stranger and would-be scribe who claims Rainey swiped his best story idea. But as Rainey endeavors to prove his ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, surprise ending, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: psychology, insanity, twists and turns, suspense, split personality, losing-it hero, isolation, nervous breakdown, murder, macabre, writer's life, mental illness ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, new york state
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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: twist ending, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mental disorder, suspense, murder mystery, psychology, investigation, murderer, murder, stranded, twists and turns, split personality, mental illness ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: nevada, usa, florida
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Cube (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seven strangers are taken out of their daily lives and placed mysteriously in a deadly cube where they all agree they must find their way out.
Style: psychological, surreal, suspenseful, mind bending, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, isolation, trapped, psychology, trap, mathematics, escape, maze, claustrophobia, group of strangers, survival horror, death ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century
Place: canada
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Clue (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Clue finds six colorful dinner guests gathered at the mansion of their host, Mr. Boddy -- who turns up dead after his secret is exposed: He was blackmailing all of them. With the killer among them, the guests and Boddy's chatty butler must suss ...
Style: surprise ending, parody, funny, humorous, mind bending ...
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: murder, butler, whodunit, investigation, multiple suspects, twists and turns, mansion, murder mystery, mystery killer, maid, blackmail, mind game ...
Time: year 1954, 50s, 80s, 20th century
Place: new england
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Saw (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or ...
Style: scary, surprise ending, psychological, disturbing, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, serial killer, fear, psychopath, plot twist, mind game, macabre, violent, suspense, survival horror, trapped, survival ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
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The Night Visitor (1971)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Horror
Country: USA, Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An insane Swedish farmer escapes from an asylum to get revenge on his sister, her husband and others.
Style: art house, serious, psychological, realistic, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snow, prison, murder, mental illness, revenge, macabre, farmer, parrot, mental institution, frame up, false accusation, wrongfully committed ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, sweden
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Blind Beast vs Dwarf Killer (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A blind masseur kidnaps young women and kills them and then make sculptures of them, while a mysterious dwarf spreading severed body parts around. Detective Akechi Kogorô investigating crimes.
Style: enigmatic, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating
Plot: suspense, dwarf, serial killer, dismemberment, murder, flashback, dark secret, mysterious villain, investigation, murder investigation, erotica, cannibalism ...
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The Mystery of the Yellow Room (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Joseph Rouletabille (Bruno Podalydès), a reporter for a local newspaper, investigates the attempted killing of Mathilde Stangerson (Sabine Azéma), who uses the yellow room of the title as her bedroom. At the time of the revolver shots her room was ...
Style: mind bending, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, journalism, law enforcement, dishonesty, mysterious past, mysterious event, locked room, police officer, mysticism, media, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 20th century
Place: france
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