Most Popular "Child Detective" Titles

 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Movies or TV
  • Genres
  • Keywords
  • IMDb Rating
  • Instant Watch Options
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year









































































































IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »






Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »

1. Harriet the Spy (1996)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Harriet M. Welsch is a spy. But when Harriet's friends find her secret notebook the tables are turned on her. Can she win her friends back and still keep on going with the spy business?

Director: Bronwen Hughes | Stars: Michelle Trachtenberg, Rosie O'Donnell, Gregory Smith, Vanessa Chester

Votes: 8,500 | Gross: $26.54M

2. Get a Clue (2002 TV Movie)

TV-G | 83 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

5.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A wealthy student with too much fashion sense, her equally rich friends, and her rival/superior from the school paper work together to solve the case when their teacher goes missing.

Director: Maggie Greenwald | Stars: Lindsay Lohan, Bug Hall, Ian Gomez, Brenda Song

Votes: 5,123

3. Whiz Kids (1983–1984)

60 min | Adventure

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

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: 251

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

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

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

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

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

Votes: 419

5. Zagonetni djecak (2013)

88 min | Adventure, Family

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

His secret will become their adventure.

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

Votes: 234

6. Encyclopedia Brown (1989– )

55 min | Comedy, Family, Mystery

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

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: 64

7. Emil und die Detektive (2001)

111 min | Family, Adventure, Comedy

5.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Emil goes to Berlin to see his grandmother with a large amount of money and is offered sweets by a strange man that make him sleep. He wakes up at his stop with no money. It is up to him and a group of children to save the day.

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

Votes: 787

8. Clubhouse Detectives (1996)

PG | 85 min | Adventure, Family, Mystery

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A bunch of kids have to solve a murder

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

Votes: 338

9. Night of the Beast (1993)

Not Rated | 92 min | Horror

3.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

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: 84

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

60 min

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Add a Plot

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

Votes: 37

11. Sherlock Holmes nevében (2011)

99 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

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: 100

12. Diamonds on Wheels (1973 TV Movie)

84 min | Comedy, Family

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

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: 49

13. Gekijô-ban: Kaidan resutoran (2010)

Animation, Horror

5.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

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: 29

14. Operacija Barbarossa (1990– )

25 min | Action, Comedy, Mystery

8.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

Add a Plot

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

Votes: 38

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

120 min | Family, Mystery

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

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: 34

16. Frække Frida og de frygtløse spioner (1994)

75 min | Comedy, Family

4.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Add a Plot

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

Votes: 67

17. The Blackness (1961– )

30 min | Drama, Family

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

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, Diarmid Cammell

18. Zelená knízka (1949)

78 min | Crime, Family

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Add a Plot

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

Votes: 6

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

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

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

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: 9

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

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

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

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: 150