Mastermind movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant mastermind movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, twists and turns and captivating films and TV shows about / with mastermind, crimes, murder, investigation, police, danger, law enforcement, police investigation, mystery and deadly plots mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as mastermind: White Collar (2009), Sherlock (2010), Now You See Me (2013), Suits (2011), Monk (2002), House (2004), Elementary (2012), Monster (2004), The Blacklist (2013), The Da Vinci Code (2006).

List of mastermind movies

 8.3
 130K
White Collar (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Neal Caffrey, a con man, forger and thief, is captured after a three-year game of cat and mouse with the FBI. With only months left serving a four-year sentence, he escapes to look for Kate, his girlfriend. Peter Burke, the FBI agent who initially ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: fbi, mastermind, art thief, partners, investigation, unlikely partners, cons and scams, expert, talented, law enforcement, intelligence, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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 9.1
 906K
Sherlock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
Style: clever, witty, captivating, exciting, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sherlock holmes, investigation, murder mystery, mastermind, private detective, friendship, partners, riddles and clues, mind game, intelligence, british, prodigy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: london, england, scotland yard, europe
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 7.2
 650K
Now You See Me (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.
Style: surprise ending, clever, entertaining, twists and turns, breathtaking ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: heist, teamwork, perfect crime, scheme, outsmarting, cons and scams, con artists, mind game, fbi, mastermind, illusionist, bank robbery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new orleans, las vegas, paris france, new york, usa ...
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 8.5
 402K
Suits (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: While running from a drug deal gone bad, Mike Ross, a brilliant young college-dropout, slips into a job interview with one of New York City's best legal closers, Harvey Specter. Tired of cookie-cutter law school grads, Harvey takes a gamble by ...
Style: captivating, witty, serious, stylized, talky ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: lawyer, law firm, hotshot lawyer, prodigy, success, mastermind, ambitious, boss, talented, photographic memory, ambition, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 8.0
 74K
Monk (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Adrian Monk was once a rising star with the San Francisco Police Department, legendary for using unconventional means to solve the department's most baffling cases. But after the tragic (and still unsolved) murder of his wife Trudy, he ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, odd ...
Plot: investigation, mental illness, private detective, mastermind, talented, police investigation, prodigy, unconventional method, murder, riddles and clues, intelligence, investigator ...
Time: 2000s, future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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 8.7
 453K
House (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey.
Style: clever, cynical, witty, psychological, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: doctor, talented, prodigy, mastermind, loner, patient, intelligence, expert, human nature, dark humor, hospital, unconventional method ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new jersey, usa
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 7.9
 110K
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, talky, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, sherlock holmes, talented, riddles and clues, prodigy, intelligence, partners, unconventional method, private detective, mastermind, law enforcement, female partner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 8.7
 29K
Monster (2004)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Kenzou Tenma, a Japanese brain surgeon in Germany, finds his life in utter turmoil after getting involved with a psychopath that was once a former patient.
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: doctor, mastermind, moral dilemma, murder, false accusation, guilt, protagonist as suspect, life is a bitch, track down, police detective, choice, society ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 80s, 70s ...
Place: germany, europe, czech republic
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 8.0
 242K
The Blacklist (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI have the same interests: bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists. In ...
Style: tense, captivating, twists and turns, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, investigation, master criminal, special agents, unlikely partners, intrigue, mind game, crimes, partners, law enforcement, killings, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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The Da Vinci Code (2006)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Malta, France, UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: When the curator of the Louvre is found murdered in the famed museum's hallowed halls, Harvard professor, Robert Langdon and cryptographer, Sophie Neve must untangle a deadly web of deceit involving the works of Leonardo da Vinci.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, mind bending, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: conspiracy, adventure, christianity, holy grail, ancient mystery, mystery, investigation, riddles and clues, treasure hunt, uncover truth, secrets, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 1st century
Place: vatican, paris france, holy land, london, europe ...
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 8.2
 19K
Psycho-Pass (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Psycho-Pass is a Japanese anime television series that takes place in the future where it is possible to instantaneously measure a person's mental state, personality, and the probability that a person will commit crimes with a device installed ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, bleak, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Plot: cyberpunk, human nature, partners against crime, graphic violence, master criminal, mastermind, future dystopia, police investigation, crimes, criminal, society, psychopath ...
Time: future, near future
Place: japan
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 6.7
 292K
Angels & Demons (2009)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon investigates a mysterious symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. He discovers evidence of the unimaginable, the rebirth of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati, the most powerful ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, intellectual, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: conspiracy, illuminati, riddles and clues, investigation, religions or cults, ancient, murder, professor, secret society, expert, mastermind, secret movement ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, vatican, italy, europe, geneva switzerland ...
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 7.9
 51K
Leverage (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Leverage follows a five-person team: a thief, a grifter, a hacker, and a retrieval specialist, led by former insurance investigator Nathan Ford, who use their skills to fight corporate and governmental injustices inflicted on ordinary citizens.
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Plot: thief, hacker, outsmarting, team, escapades, unconventional method, mastermind, crimes, teamwork, surveillance, society, cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.6
 627K
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Australia
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eccentric consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.
Style: clever, captivating, entertaining, intellectual, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sherlock holmes, steampunk, intelligence, riddles and clues, private detective, adventure, investigation, partners, crimes, talented, prodigy, master criminal ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
Place: england, london, europe, tower bridge london, big ben london ...
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 6.5
 37K
Heist (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Joe Moore has a job he loves. He's a thief. His job goes sour when he gets caught on security camera tape. His fence, Bergman reneges on the money he's owed, and his wife may be betraying him with the fence's young lieutenant. Moore ...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, gunfight, blackmail, crimes, gang, cons and scams, gold, mastermind, money, organized crime, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, boston
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 6.7
 315
Professor T. (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
TV show
Story: Jasper Teerlinck, an eccentric professor, is an adviser to the police.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspenseful
Plot: prodigy, scientist, eccentricity, mastermind, crimes, investigation, riddles and clues, mind game, murder mystery, forensics, genius, mystery ...
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984–1985), The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986–1988), The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991–1993) and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (1994), collectively known as Sherlock Holmes, are a series of ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, mastermind, partners against crime, victorian england, who done it, murder, adventure, ego clash, talented ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
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The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI trainee, Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal. Starling needs clues to help her capture a serial killer. But her Faustian relationship ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, scary, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, cannibalism, psychology, investigation, crimes, kidnapping, mind game, maniac, fbi, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: maryland, usa, baltimore, chicago illinois, memphis ...
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Fantomas vs. Scotland Yard (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the third and final episode of the trilogy, Fantômas imposes a head tax on the rich, threatening to kill those who do not comply.
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, feel good, funny ...
Plot: perfect crime, police, master criminal, mastermind, goofy hero, chase, disguise, castle, gadget, blackmail, lord, millionaire ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, scotland, france, united kingdom, scottish highlands
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 6.9
 355
Cain (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: A cynical experienced homicide detective based in Marseilles, France is crippled in the line of duty and depends on a wheelchair to get around. He is accompanied by a young ,vivacious female detective who's been forced on him to train as a ...
Style: twists and turns, captivating, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: mastermind, eccentricity, partners, teamwork, murder mystery, genius, police detective, crime scene, prodigy, dark humor, crimes, resourceful ...
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Evil Con Carne (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The series exploits the failed tries of an unlucky bad guy, Hector Con Carne, to domain the world, along with a stupid bear, an otimistic and annoying mad scientist and a grouchy army official.
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, gothic, offbeat
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: bear, adventure, mad scientist, mastermind, escapades, master villain, rivalry, world domination, disorder, scientist, brain, general ...
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Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The corpse of a shabbily dressed young woman has been discovered in the mud flats of the Thames at low tide. Police assume she's a prostitute, but Dr. Watson suspects something more and goes to his old friend Holmes, now retired and at very ...
Style: realistic, serious, mind bending, suspenseful
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, murder, investigation, mastermind, mystery, who done it, prodigy, crimes, life is a bitch, hotshot hero, lookalikes ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.2
 9K
The General (1998)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In a twenty-year career marked by obsessive secrecy, brutality and meticulous planning, Cahill netted over £40 million. He was untouchable - until a bullet from an IRA hitman ended it all.
Style: stylized, tense, serious, clever, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, robbery, crimes, irish, adaptation, master criminal, brutality, law enforcement, criminal heroes, mastermind, cons and scams, art theft ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 90s, 80s, 70s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe
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The Genius Club (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Seven geniuses, with IQs over 200, are plucked from their lives on Christmas Eve to try to solve the world's problems in one night
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, save the day, mastermind, undercover, society, prodigy, race against time, special agents, redemption, chaos, catastrophe, christian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c.
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 6.0
 16K
Night Moves (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story about three radical environmentalists coming together to execute the most intense protest of their lives: the explosion of a hydroelectric dam.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, meditative, intense ...
Plot: dam, crimes, environmental issue, crime gone awry, bomb, character study, terrorism, rebellion, radical, environmentalism, gang, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, california, usa
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Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the rumored whereabouts of Osama bin Laden are revealed, the CIA readies a team of seasoned U.S. Navy SEALs for the mission of a lifetime. Despite inconclusive evidence that bin Laden is inside the compound, and ignoring the possible ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: navy seal, terrorism, military, top secret, manhunt, heroic mission, government agency, once in a lifetime opportunity, wanted, mastermind, crimes, terrorist group ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: pakistan, middle east, usa
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 5.1
 34K
Alex Cross (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After Washington DC detective Alex Cross is told that a family member has been murdered, he vows to track down the killer. He soon discovers that she was not his first victim and that things are not what they seem.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, twist ending, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, police investigation, vengeance, crimes, assassin, revenge, chase, brutality, showdown, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new orleans, detroit, usa, michigan, washington d.c. ...
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 7.2
 22K
House of Games (1987)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A psychiatrist comes to the aid of a compulsive gambler and is led by a smooth-talking grifter into the shadowy but compelling world of stings, scams, and con men.
Style: twists and turns, psychological, neo noir, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: gambling, con artists, psychiatrist, cons and scams, betrayal, crimes, mentor, heist, crime gone awry, greed, obsession, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, washington state, seattle
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Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1983 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nine years on, another Morley child has gone missing on her way home from school. Detective Chief Superintendent Maurice Jobson is forced to remember the very similar disappearance of Clare Kemplay, who was found dead in 1974, and the subsequent ...
Style: bleak, gloomy, atmospheric, enigmatic, brutal ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, missing child, police investigation, murder mystery, justice, interrogation, uncover truth, mystery, mastermind, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: yorkshire, england, europe
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 7.6
 3K
Dream High (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Dream High is a South Korean television series broadcast by KBS in 2011. It features miss A's Suzy, Kim Soo-hyun, T-ara's Eunjung, IU and 2PM. The drama was popular among teenagers, and brought in viewership ratings in the 18 to 20 ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Audience: teen drama
Plot: teenage life, high school, music industry, ambition, friendship, love triangle, youth, musician's life, follow your dream, against the odds, prodigy, mastermind ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
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