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1. Bones (2005– )

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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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.

Stars: Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Michaela Conlin, T.J. Thyne

Votes: 111,108

2. Law & Order (1990–2010)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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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.

Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, Dennis Farina, S. Epatha Merkerson

Votes: 25,059

3. Columbo (1971–2003)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Los Angeles homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo uses his humble ways and ingenuous demeanor to winkle out even the most well-concealed of crimes.

Stars: Peter Falk, Mike Lally, John Finnegan, Bruce Kirby

Votes: 19,343

4. The Mysteries of Laura (2014–2016)

42 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.7
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A single mom NYPD homicide detective cracks case after case while raising wild twin boys and locking horns with her less than helpful police detective ex-husband.

Stars: Debra Messing, Laz Alonso, Josh Lucas, Janina Gavankar

Votes: 6,917

5. The Closer (2005–2012)

46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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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.

Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, J.K. Simmons, Corey Reynolds, Robert Gossett

Votes: 18,487

6. Prescription: Murder (1968 TV Movie)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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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.

Director: Richard Irving | Stars: Peter Falk, Gene Barry, Katherine Justice, William Windom

Votes: 1,902

7. Partners in Crime (2015)

55 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Agatha Christie's crime-fighting duo, Tommy and Tuppence Beresford, solve mysteries and search for enemy spies in 1950s Britain.

Stars: Jessica Raine, David Walliams, James Fleet, Matthew Steer

Votes: 1,054

8. Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Mystery

7.4
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A middle-aged couple suspects foul play when their neighbor's wife suddenly drops dead.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Jerry Adler, Lynn Cohen

Votes: 28,380 | Gross: $11.29M

9. Split Second (1992)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Horror

6.2
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In a futuristic London, the rising sea levels mean that large areas are under feet of water. Hauer plays a cop who previously lost his partner to some strange creature. Now the creature is ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Maylam | Stars: Rutger Hauer, Kim Cattrall, Alastair Duncan, Michael J. Pollard

Votes: 8,353 | Gross: $5.43M

10. In the Electric Mist (2009)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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A detective in post-Katrina New Orleans has a series of surreal encounters with a troop of friendly Confederate soldiers while investigating serial killings of local prostitutes, a 1965 lynching, and corrupt local businessmen.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, John Goodman, Peter Sarsgaard, Mary Steenburgen

Votes: 13,452

11. The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (2008–2009)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.3
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A woman opens her own detective agency in Botswana.

Stars: Jill Scott, Anika Noni Rose, Lucian Msamati, Desmond Dube

Votes: 2,481

12. The Hound of the Baskervilles (2002 TV Movie)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate after an heir claims his estate is plagued by a ghostly dog.

Director: David Attwood | Stars: Richard Roxburgh, Ian Hart, Richard E. Grant, Matt Day

Votes: 1,923

13. Bonkers (1993–1994)

TV-Y | 27 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

7.0
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Bonkers, an out of work cartoon, joins the Hollywood PD and helps his partners (first a doughnut munching stressbomb, then a beautiful blonde) catch cartoon criminals.

Stars: Jim Cummings, Earl Boen, Frank Welker, Jeff Bennett

Votes: 829

14. Mathnet (1987–1992)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

8.6
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A team of detectives use mathematics and logic to solve crimes.

Stars: Joe Howard, Beverly Leech, Bari K. Willerford, Toni Di Buono

Votes: 152

15. 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: 302

16. The Dick Tracy Show (1961– )

23 min | Animation, Crime, Adventure

6.8
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Cartoon series produced by UPA, in which Dick Tracy (voiced by the distinguished film and stage actor Everett Sloane) played more or less of an incidental role. Most of the crime fighting ... See full summary »

Stars: Jerry Hausner, Benny Rubin, Mel Blanc, Everett Sloane

Votes: 126

17. Crime Traveller (1997– )

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Detective Jeff Slade teams up with scientist Holly Turner, who's late father has created a time machine that can travel back several hours. Together they solve mysteries using the device.

Stars: Michael French, Chloë Annett, Sue Johnston, Paul Trussell

Votes: 281

18. The Ripping Friends (2001–2002)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

6.7
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The misadventures of a quartet of muscleheaded superheroes.

Stars: Mike MacDonald, Michael Kerr, Merwin Mondesir, Mark Dailey

Votes: 310

19. Galileo (2007– )

Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Yukawa Manabu, also known as Detective Galileo, is a genius physicist and university professor who solves unusual mysteries. His partner, Utsumi Kaoru, is a rookie cop.

Stars: Masaharu Fukuyama, Ikkei Watanabe, Yuriko Yoshitaka, Ko Shibasaki

Votes: 296

20. Probe (1988– )

60 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.2
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An eccentric scientific prodigy and his secretary investigate mysteries.

Stars: Parker Stevenson, Ashley Crow, Jon Cypher, Clive Revill

Votes: 131

21. Paris Criminal Investigations (2007– )

52 min | Crime

6.5
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Stars: Vincent Perez, Laure Killing, Audrey Looten, Sandrine Rigaux

Votes: 72

22. Together Brothers (1974)

PG | 94 min | Drama, Thriller

6.2
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A group of ghetto kids try to find out who killed a popular police officer.

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Ahmad Nurradin, Anthony Wilson, Nelson Sims, Kenneth Bell

Votes: 112

23. The Gil Mayo Mysteries (2006– )

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Stars: Jessica Oyelowo, Louise Brealey, Huw Rhys, Alistair McGowan

Votes: 204

24. Aktenzeichen XY ungelöst (1967– )

60 min | Documentary, Crime, News

7.7
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Stars: Eduard Zimmermann, Joachim Höppner, Peter Hohl, Rudi Cerne

Votes: 95

25. Sharky & George (1990–1992)

26 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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Two fish private detectives, big pink shark-like fedora-wearing Sharky as the muscles and small slick bluish-orange George as the brains, fight crime and mad villains in the noirish underwater city of Seacago, reminiscent of 30s Chicago.

Stars: Benoît Allemane, Klaus Blasquiz, Jean-Claude Donda, François Jerosme

Votes: 193

26. Suburban Beat (1985 TV Movie)

Comedy

7.8
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Four suburban housewives form a neighborhood-watch program, which quickly develops into them solving crimes outside their neighborhood.

Director: Michael Vejar | Stars: Dee Wallace, Shelley Fabares, Heather Langenkamp, Patti Austin

Votes: 16

27. Sleuth 101 (2010– )

30 min | Comedy, Crime, Game-Show

7.4
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A comic plays detective to solve a murder. The "detective" inspects the crime scene, then interrogates each suspect. Actors play the suspects, while the host relays the results of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Cal Wilson, Nicholas Bell, Emily Taheny, Leah Vandenberg

Votes: 13

28. Sexy Voice and Robo (2007– )

Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.4
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A middle school girl teams up with a robot otaku to fight crime in Japan.

Stars: Eri Murakawa, Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Hairi Katagiri, Yoshinori Okada

Votes: 71

29. Sledstvie vedut znatoki (1971–2003)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A cult Soviet TV-series about a team of three detectives of Moscow Police Department investigating and solving most difficult criminal cases.

Stars: Leonid Kanevskiy, Elza Lezhdey, Georgiy Martynyuk

30. Covin (2007)

8 min | Short, Thriller

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A battered woman is kidnapped after a dinner party and her husband is badly beaten, only to learn that the abduction was a staged attempt by a rouge police officer helping women to escape ... See full summary »

Director: Will Allen | Stars: Jessica Roth, Dallas J. Pierce, Jarod Donahue

31. Where in Time Is Carmen Sandiego? (1989 Video Game)

Adventure, Crime, Family

7.4
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Votes: 17

32. Where in America's Past Is Carmen Sandiego? (1991 Video Game)

Adventure, Crime, Family

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33. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: A Case of Immunity (1975)

70 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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The first secretary to the Suarian king may have immunity from the consequences of committing murder, but Lt. Columbo is wilier than any foreign diplomat.

Director: Ted Post | Stars: Peter Falk, Hector Elizondo, Sal Mineo, Kenneth Tobey

Votes: 952

34. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: A Deadly State of Mind (1975)

70 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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A psychiatrist, who specializes in hypnosis, murders the husband of his mistress and convinces her to lie to the police; it's up to Lt. Columbo to discover the truth.

Director: Harvey Hart | Stars: Peter Falk, George Hamilton, Lesley Ann Warren, Stephen Elliott

Votes: 939

35. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: A Friend in Deed (1974)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A police commissioner provides a false alibi for a wife killer, but then expects an alibi in return.

Director: Ben Gazzara | Stars: Peter Falk, Richard Kiley, Rosemary Murphy, Michael McGuire

Votes: 1,144

36. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: A Matter of Honor (1976)

70 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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When a famous bullfighter's trusted bookkeeper turns up dead in a bullring, Lt. Columbo suspects murder--with a bull as the murder weapon.

Director: Ted Post | Stars: Peter Falk, Ricardo Montalban, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., A Martinez

Votes: 921

37. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: A Stitch in Crime (1973)

Not Rated | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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A surgeon has an ingenious plan for murdering his partner in a research project, but a nurse catches onto the scheme.

Director: Hy Averback | Stars: Peter Falk, Leonard Nimoy, Anne Francis, Nita Talbot

Votes: 1,364

38. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: A Trace of Murder (1997)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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A beautiful wife and her forensic expert boyfriend try to frame her very rich husband for murder.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Peter Falk, David Rasche, Shera Danese, Barry Corbin

Votes: 735

39. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Agenda for Murder (1990)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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This time Columbo is put on a murder that was made to look like a suicide. However, he notices some loose ends, and asks a lawyer and a governor to clear these problems up.

Director: Patrick McGoohan | Stars: Peter Falk, Patrick McGoohan, Denis Arndt, Louis Zorich

Votes: 801

40. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: An Exercise in Fatality (1974)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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A health club owner murders one of his franchisees; Lt. Columbo is on the case.

Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: Peter Falk, Robert Conrad, Gretchen Corbett, Pat Harrington Jr.

Votes: 1,141

41. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Any Old Port in a Storm (1973)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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A connoisseur running a California winery murders his younger half-brother to prevent him from selling the family business. Lt. Columbo is on the case.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Peter Falk, Donald Pleasence, Joyce Jillson, Gary Conway

Votes: 1,484

42. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Ashes to Ashes (1998)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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After a much maligned Hollywood gossip columnist is murdered by her former lover, Columbo tries to find a way to prove he was responsible for the crime.

Director: Patrick McGoohan | Stars: Peter Falk, Patrick McGoohan, Rue McClanahan, Richard Riehle

Votes: 857

43. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Blueprint for Murder (1972)

75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Elliot Markham, a brilliant architect and con-man, murders a Texas millionaire and hides his body in order to keep his visionary construction project financed.

Director: Peter Falk | Stars: Peter Falk, Patrick O'Neal, Janis Paige, Pamela Austin

Votes: 1,306

44. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Butterfly in Shades of Grey (1993)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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L.A. radio moderator Chase kills Jerry Winters, a member of his staff who tried to help Chase's daughter Victoria (also a staff member) to leave her father and become a novelist in New York... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Peter Falk, William Shatner, Molly Hagan, Jack Laufer

Votes: 777

45. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: By Dawn's Early Light (1974)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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The commandant of a military academy murders the chairman of the board, who wants to oust him. Lt. Columbo takes up residence in the barracks to expose the killer.

Director: Harvey Hart | Stars: Peter Falk, Patrick McGoohan, Burr DeBenning, Madeleine Sherwood

Votes: 1,258

46. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Candidate for Crime (1973)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Senatorial candidate Nelson Hayward murders his domineering campaign manager, staging it to appear that Hayward himself was the intended victim of a mob hit gone wrong.

Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: Peter Falk, Jackie Cooper, Joanne Linville, Tisha Sterling

Votes: 1,124

47. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Caution: Murder Can Be Hazardous to Your Health (1991)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Columbo investigates a self-proclaimed security expert turned crime show host for the murder of a rival with incriminating evidence of pornography.

Director: Daryl Duke | Stars: Peter Falk, George Hamilton, Peter Haskell, Penny Johnson Jerald

Votes: 743

48. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Columbo Cries Wolf (1990)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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When the business-savvy publisher of a "Playboy"-type men's magazine wants to sell her stock to a Rupert Murdoch-like media tycoon, she apparently disappears on a London-bound flight.

Director: Daryl Duke | Stars: Peter Falk, Ian Buchanan, Rebecca Staab, Alan Scarfe

Votes: 941

49. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Columbo Goes to College (1990)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Two college students decide to murder their professor during a class that Columbo is teaching.

Director: E.W. Swackhamer | Stars: Peter Falk, Stephen Caffrey, Gary Hershberger, James Sutorius

Votes: 940

50. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Columbo Goes to the Guillotine (1989)

Unrated | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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An egocentric psychic murders his old mentor, a magician charged to expose him as fraud, by beheading him while he's rehearsing his guillotine trick.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Peter Falk, Anthony Andrews, Karen Austin, James Greene

Votes: 994