Most Popular "Crime Investigation" Titles
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2. Bones (2005– )
TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama | Active
A forensic anthropologist and a cocky FBI agent build a team to investigate death causes. And quite often, there isn't more to examine than rotten flesh or mere bones.
3. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active
This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a new elite squad of NYPD detectives who investigate sexually related crimes.
4. The Fall (I) (2013– )
60 min | Drama, Thriller
A psychological thriller that examines the lives of two hunters. One is a serial killer who stalks his victims in and around Belfast and the other is a talented Detective Superintendent ... See full summary »
5. The Mentalist (2008– )
TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active
A famous "psychic" outs himself as a fake and starts working as a consultant for the California Bureau of Investigation so he can find "Red John," the madman who killed his wife and daughter.
6. White Collar (2009–2014)
40 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A white collar criminal agrees to help the FBI catch other white collar criminals using his expertise as an art and securities thief, counterfeiter, and conman.
9. The Killing (2011– )
TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A police investigation, the saga of a grieving family, and a Seattle mayoral campaign all interlock after the body of 17-year-old Rosie Larsen is found in the trunk of a submerged car.
10. Law & Order (1990–2010)
TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The show follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points. The first half of the show concentrates on the investigation of the crime by the police, the second half follows the prosecution of the crime in court.
11. Columbo (1971–2003)
100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Los Angeles homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo uses his humble ways and disingenuous demeanor to winkle out even the most well-concealed of crimes.
12. Lie to Me (2009–2011)
TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Dr. Cal Lightman teaches a course in body language and makes an honest fortune exploiting it. He's employed by various public authorities in various investigations, doing more when the ... See full summary »
13. The Town (2010)
R | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
As he plans his next job, a longtime thief tries to balance his feelings for a bank manager connected to one of his earlier heists, as well as the FBI agent looking to bring him and his crew down.
14. Cold Case (2003–2010)
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The Philadelphia homicide squad's lone female detective finds her calling when she's assigned "cold cases" -- older crimes that have never been solved.
15. The Closer (2005–2012)
46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Deputy Police Chief Brenda Johnson runs the Priority Homicide Division of the LAPD with an unorthodox style. Her innate ability to read people and obtain confessions helps her and her team solve the city's toughest, most sensitive cases.
18. Cop Land (1997)
R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
The sheriff of a suburban New Jersey community populated by New York City policemen slowly discovers the town is a front for mob connections and corruption.
21. Carolina Moon (2007 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 90 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
A woman who has psychic visions returns to her hometown to exorcise her demons, and finds both danger and love.
25. Surveillance (I) (2008)
R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two FBI agents attempt to clarify the murders occurring in a desolate region. They approach the witnesses of the latest incident with the help of the local police. All of them hide something and all have wildly different stories to tell.
26. Bergerac (1981–1991)
90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Alcoholic and divorced father of a young daughter, DS Jim Bergerac is a true maverick who prefers doing things his own way, and consequently doesn't always carry out his investigations the way his boss would like.
28. The Package (1989)
R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Experienced Green Beret sergeant Johnny Gallagher is escorting a prisoner, Airborne Ranger Thomas Boyette, back to the US, but Boyette escapes and Gallagher must risk life and limb to catch him.
29. Women's Murder Club (2007–2008)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A homicide detective, a medical examiner, a newspaper reporter and a young assistant district attorney work together to solve homicide investigations.
30. Subway (1985)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Fred is living in the Paris Metro system. He is blackmailing Helena, whose safe he has robbed. Fred has various 'friends' all living in this sureal setting. The Roller is a rollerskating ... See full summary »
31. China Moon (1994)
R | 99 min | Romance, Thriller
Detective Kyle Bodine falls for Rachel Munro who is trapped in a violent marriage. After shooting her husband, Kyle relucantly agrees to help hide the body, but Kyle's partner is showing an... See full summary »
32. Day Break (2006– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Today Detective Brett Hopper will be accused of shooting state attorney Alberto Garza. He will offer his rock solid alibi. He will realize he's been framed. And he will run. Then he will wake up and start the day over again.
34. Memphis Beat (2010– )
43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Memphis Beat centers on Dwight Hendricks, a quirky Memphis police detective with an intimate connection to the city, a passion for blues music and a close relationship with his mother.
36. Antibodies (2005)
127 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Long wanted serial killer Gabriel Engel gets arrested in a spectacular police strike. Small town cop Michael Martens travels to the big city to interrogate him. He associates a brutal ... See full summary »
37. Coonskin (1975)
R | 100 min | Animation, Crime, Drama
Rabbit, a country-born trickster, takes over the organized crime racket in Harlem, facing opposition from the institutionalized racism of the Mafia and corrupt police.
38. Crimson Rivers 2: Angels of the Apocalypse (2004)
R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Pierre Niemans faces the threat of the apocalypse while investigating a series of ritual murders.
39. Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire (2005 TV Movie)
120 min | Action, Thriller
Walker investigates a murder connected with a missing government weapon. In addition, he tries to track down a teen on the run from a crime syndicate.
40. They Call Me Mister Tibbs! (1970)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
San Francisco Police Lieutenant Virgil Tibbs is called in to investigate when a liberal street preacher and political candidate is accused of murdering a prostitute. Tibbs is also battling ... See full summary »
41. Over the Edge (2012)
99 min | Thriller
Just as computer developer David and his girlfriend Freja arrive at their newly bought country house close to the Cliffs of Møn the harmony is disturbed by an inexplicably suicide. When ... See full summary »
42. Prescription: Murder (1968 TV Movie)
100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A psychiatrist uses a patient he is having an affair with to help him kill his wife, but his perfect alibi may come apart at the hands of a seemingly befuddled LAPD lieutenant.
43. Blood and Black Lace (1964)
Unrated | 84 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Italian thriller about a shadowy killer in black murdering fashion models through brutal methods.
44. Amsterdamned (1988)
R | 114 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
A mysterious diver hiding in Amsterdam's canal system embarks on a rampage of gruesome murders, terrifying city officials and leaving few clues for the city's best detective, who doesn't ... See full summary »
45. The List of Adrian Messenger (1963)
Not Rated | 98 min | Mystery
A former intelligence officer is tasked by the heir to the Gleneyre estate to investigate the unusual deaths of a disparate group of eleven men on a list.
46. Rebecca (1997 TV Movie)
190 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Based on the Gothic romance novel by Daphne Du Maurier, Rebecca is a classic tale of love and hate. Maxim De Winter marries a woman half his age only a year after his first wife, the ... See full summary »
48. New Best Friend (2002)
R | 91 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A North Carolina sheriff investigates the near-fatal drug overdose of an underachieving college girl, and uncovers many sordid details of her life before and during her descent into drugs and debauchery.
50. He Walked by Night (1948)
Approved | 79 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
This film-noir piece, told in semi-documentary style, follows police on the hunt for a resourceful criminal who shoots and kills a cop.