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1. Veronica Mars (2004–2007)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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After her best friend is murdered and her father is removed as county sheriff, Veronica Mars dedicates her life to cracking the toughest mysteries in the affluent town of Neptune.

Stars: Kristen Bell, Percy Daggs III, Jason Dohring, Francis Capra

Votes: 56,680

2. Whiz Kids (1983–1984)

60 min | Adventure

7.1
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The adventures of a group of young kids who are amateur computer experts and detectives.

Stars: Matthew Labyorteaux, Todd Porter, Jeffrey Jacquet, Andrea Elson

Votes: 230

3. The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo (1996–1999)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Crime, Family, Mystery

7.6
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The adventures of an aspiring detective girl who solves crime in her spare time.

Stars: Irene Ng, Pat Morita, Adam Busch, Preslaysa Edwards

Votes: 371

4. Encyclopedia Brown (1989– )

55 min | Comedy, Family, Mystery

7.8
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Leroy "Encyclopedia" Brown is a ten-year-old boy genius who puts his talents to work fighting crime in the small town of Idaville. With his friend Sally nearby to protect him from Bugs ... See full summary »

Stars: Scott Bremner, Laura Bridge, Dion Zamora, Taylor Negron

Votes: 59

5. Clubhouse Detectives (1996)

PG | 85 min | Adventure, Family, Mystery

6.7
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A bunch of kids have to solve a murder

Director: Eric Hendershot | Stars: Michael Ballam, Michael Galeota, Jimmy Galeota, Suzanne Barnes

Votes: 320

6. Emil und die Detektive (2001)

111 min | Family, Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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Director: Franziska Buch | Stars: Tobias Retzlaff, Anja Sommavilla, Jürgen Vogel, Maria Schrader

Votes: 742

7. Zagonetni djecak (2013)

88 min | Adventure, Family

6.9
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His secret will become their adventure.

Director: Drazen Zarkovic | Stars: Antonio Parac, Karlo Maloca, Vanja Markovinovic, Toma Budanko

Votes: 214

8. Diamonds on Wheels (1973 TV Movie)

84 min | Comedy, Family

6.2
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Three kids get mixed up with jewel thieves and stolen diamonds in a 24-hour road rally.

Director: Jerome Courtland | Stars: Patrick Allen, George Sewell, Derek Newark, Dudley Sutton

Votes: 47

9. The Whiz Kid and the Mystery at Riverton (1974 TV Movie)

60 min

6.5
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Director: Tom Leetch | Stars: Eric Shea, Clay O'Brien, Kim Richards, Edward Andrews

Votes: 35

10. Sherlock Holmes nevében (2011)

99 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.8
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The movie follows two boys, Holmes and Watson in their investigation into the disappearance of the city's children that eventually leads to a dark journey into the supernatural.

Director: Zsolt Bernáth | Stars: Szénási Kristóf, Ungvár Ádám, Kugler Nikolett, Tibor Gáspár

Votes: 93

11. The Whiz Kid and the Carnival Caper (1976 TV Movie)

120 min | Family, Mystery

7.2
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Daffy Fernald loses her brother's toy rocket when it flies into a storm drain. She knows Alvin will be upset if he finds out, so she climbs into the dark tunnel to search for it. She spots ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Leetch | Stars: Eric Shea, Clay O'Brien, Kim Richards, Richard Bakalyan

Votes: 32

12. Night of the Beast (1993)

92 min | Horror

3.7
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Lovely young starlets, auditioning for an upcoming low-budget horror flick, are kidnapped and locked up by a skull-faced movie producer.

Director: Eric Louzil | Stars: Robert May, Gene Lebrock, Shanna McCullough, Mark Richardson

Votes: 82

13. Frække Frida og de frygtløse spioner (1994)

75 min | Comedy, Family

4.1
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Director: Søren Ole Christensen | Stars: Anette Brandt, Mathias Klenske, Ida Kruse Hannibal, Gunilla Odsbøl

Votes: 65

14. Gekijô-ban: Kaidan resutoran (2010)

Animation, Horror

6.0
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At the spooky western styled mansion turned restaurant "Thriller Restaurant," Kuroka and Ryu disappear. After their disappearance others start to disappear at the restaurant. Rumors soon ... See full summary »

Director: Masayuki Ochiai | Star: Ayano Kudô

Votes: 27

15. Operacija Barbarossa (1990– )

25 min | Action, Comedy, Mystery

8.9
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Stars: Kruno Martinovic, Nikola Pokupcic, Dora Lipovcan, Mario Vuk

Votes: 36

16. The Blackness (1961– )

30 min | Drama, Family

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A family on holiday, somewhere in England, encounter a mysterious tramp who frightens them with his tales of a chemical compound that has polluted the local environment. The tramp always ... See full summary »

Stars: Kevin Stoney, Ralph Nossek, Rosalie Westwater

17. Zelená knízka (1949)

78 min | Crime, Family

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Director: Josef Mach | Stars: Eduard Linkers, Svetla Svozilová, Stanislav Neumann, Otto Krcka

18. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #10.76 (1979)

TV-Y | 59 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.8
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Today, Herry Monster experiences difficulty reading signs that aren't directly in front of him, so Olivia takes him to see the eye doctor.

Stars: Linda Bove, Jim Henson, Will Lee, Bob McGrath

Votes: 8

19. Murdoch Mysteries (2008– )
Episode: Return of Sherlock Holmes (2013)

44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Murdoch finds his investigation into a nanny's disappearance assisted by the man who considers himself the real Sherlock Holmes.

Director: Gail Harvey | Stars: Yannick Bisson, Thomas Craig, Helene Joy, Jonny Harris

Votes: 121