Most Popular "Child Murder Investigation" Titles
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2. When the Bough Breaks (1994)
R | 105 min | Drama, Thriller
On July, 4th in Houston, a teenager finds a human hand in the sewer. Captain Swaggert is investigating the discovery of seven hands over several years, each one precisely severed and with a... See full summary »
Not Rated | 150 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama
A horrific triple child murder leads to an indictment and trial of three nonconformist boys based on questionable evidence.
6. The Believers (1987)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A New York psychiatrist finds that a satanic cult, which believes in child sacrifice, has a keen interest in his own son.
Votes: 4,518 | Gross: $18.75M
7. The Star Chamber (1983)
R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Disgusted with criminals escaping the judicial system via technicalities, an idealistic young judge investigates an alternative method for punishing the guilty.
Votes: 4,891 | Gross: $5.60M
8. Bless the Child (2000)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Omens and concepts of good vs. evil have no place in Maggie O'Connor's well-ordered, practical universe. Her life revolves around her job as a nurse at a busy New York hospital, until one ... See full summary »
Votes: 12,112 | Gross: $29.37M
10. Don't Torture a Duckling (1972)
Unrated | 102 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A reporter and a promiscuous young woman try to solve a series of child killings in a remote southern Italian town that's rife with superstition and distrust of outsiders.
11. True Crime (1995 Video)
R | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Mary Giordano is a bright, intelligent student who goes to a catholic school. She also has a addiction to mystery novels and detective magazines (hence the title of the movie), which ... See full summary »
12. Prime Suspect 5: Errors of Judgement (1996 TV Mini-Series)
200 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance
Detective Tennison investigates a seemingly straightforward drug murder that she believes is linked to a smugly smooth crime boss.
14. Small Sacrifices (1989 TV Movie)
159 min | Drama
A peculiar and disturbing case catches the attention of the police when a young mother and her children, all severely injured, show up in a hospital's emergency room.
16. Blackout (1985 TV Movie)
100 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A police officer suspects that a local husband and father who has recently undergone facial surgery because of injuries received in a car accident is in reality the same man who committed a... See full summary »
17. Evilenko (2004)
111 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
In 1984, in Kiev, the communist teacher Andrej Romanovic Evilenko is dismissed from his position after a pedophilic act against a student. On 15 May 1984, the pedophile Evilenko begins to ... See full summary »
18. M (1951)
88 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
In this Americanization of the 1931 German thriller, both the police and the criminal underworld stalk a mysterious killer who preys on small children.
20. Swoon (1992)
Unrated | 93 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of gay lovers, Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold Jr. who kidnapped and murdered a child in the early 1920s for kicks. The plot covers the months before the crime, the ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,283 | Gross: $0.34M
21. Who Saw Her Die? (1972)
90 min | Mystery, Thriller
A young girl is brutally murdered somewhere in France. Sometime later, the same thing happens to the daughter of a well-known sculptor. This time the parents (the sculptor and his wife) ... See full summary »
23. Slaughter of the Innocents (1993)
R | 104 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
A seasoned FBI Agent's child-genius son assists him on catching a child-killer, a schizophrenic mohab nut who believes he's been chosen by god to be a new Noah.
24. It Happened in Broad Daylight (1958)
97 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama
Having doubts about the guilt of the obvious suspect in the murder of an eight year old girl, a police detective decides to investigate the case on his own.
25. The Confession of Fred Krueger (2015)
30 min | Short, Horror, Thriller
It is 1973 and the Springwood Police Dept. have just arrested a man they believe to be the notorious child murderer known as the Springwood Slasher.
26. Night Sins (1997 TV Movie)
240 min | Drama, Thriller
A female FBI investigator takes over jurisdiction in Dear Lake, a small northern town just as a young boy is abducted. Her investigation leads to a bigger series of abductions and murders ... See full summary »
27. The Atlanta Child Murders (1985 TV Mini-Series)
245 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The city of Atlanta, Georgia, is terrorized by a rash of child murders occurring in its black community. When a black photographer is arrested for the crimes, controversy erupts over ... See full summary »
28. Judgment Day: The John List Story (1993 TV Movie)
96 min | Crime, Drama
The pious John List regularly goes to church and is respected by his neighbours. But one day the police find his wife Helen and their three children slain in their house - obviously by John... See full summary »
29. Class Trip (1998)
96 min | Drama, Mystery
A schoolboy Nicholas always worries about something. When he goes on a school skiing trip, all his visions and nightmares take him over.
30. Boca (1994)
R | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Enthusiastic American journalist goes to Brazil as the Carnival starts to investigate mass executions of street kids. She meets a savage crime boss called Boca who seemingly wants to help the children and falls under his brutal charm.
32. In the Company of Darkness (1993 TV Movie)
90 min | Thriller, Crime, Drama
After young policewoman Gina Pulasky succeeds in handling a domestic fight particularly well, she's added to a small team of detectives assigned to a case of gruesome child killings. She ... See full summary »
33. Who Killed Atlanta's Children? (2000 TV Movie)
105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In the early 1980's there was someone killing the children of Atlanta. Eventually a single man was caught and convicted in one of the largest manhunts in our nation's history. Ever since ... See full summary »
35. Mannen på balkongen (1993)
91 min | Crime
A serial-killer attacks and murders young girls in the public parks of Stockholm. The police has trouble finding any evidence to find the killer. But when a newsstand is robbed in one of ... See full summary »
36. Es geschah am hellichten Tag (1997 TV Movie)
85 min | Crime, Drama
Several young girls were killed in a rural area. Thus Inspector Matthaei has to travel to the region where it happened and has to search for the killer. When all the people suspect a roamer... See full summary »
37. Redball (1999)
91 min | Thriller
Two detectives are assigned to solve a series of grisly murders of children committed by a killer dubbed "Mr. Creep". However, when their investigation leads them towards someone in their ... See full summary »
Foyle's War (2002–2015)
A Lesson in Murder
TV-14 | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Foyle investigates the suicide of a pacifist and death threats to the judge who ruled against his conscientious objector status.
Trial & Retribution (1997– )
240 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A drama of a child murder from the discovery of the crime to police investigation, then through the ensuing trial.
Beck (1997– )
94 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A man working at a garbage incinerator discovers the body of a dead man burned to ashes in the oven. Police detective Martin Beck handles the case. All he knows is that a brutal murder has ... See full summary »
Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Second Time Around
TV-14 | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Morse links the killing of a Deputy Assistant Commissioner on the night of his retirement to the 18 year old cold case murder of an 8 year old girl.
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001–2008)
Well Schooled in Murder
TV-PG | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When an old school friend contacts Lynley about a missing schoolboy, the inspector soon has to launch a murder inquiry.