Most Popular "Criminal Investigation" Titles
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1. The Blacklist (2013– )
TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A new FBI profiler, Elizabeth Keen, has her entire life uprooted when a mysterious criminal, Raymond Reddington, who has eluded capture for decades, turns himself in and insists on speaking only to her.
3. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
TV-14 | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in order to secure his family's future.
5. Dexter (2006–2013)
TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Dexter Morgan is a Forensics Expert, a loyal brother, boyfriend, and friend. That's what he seems to be, but that's not what he really is. Dexter Morgan is a Serial Killer that hunts the bad.
6. NCIS: New Orleans (2014– )
42 min | Crime, Drama
A spin-off of NCIS (2003) that is set in the Crescent City. The cases and lives of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service's New Orleans branch, which consists of Senior Special Agent Dwayne Pride, Special Agent Christopher LaSalle, Special Agent Meredith Brody, Forensic Scientist Sebastian Lund, Investigative Computer Specialist Patton Plame, former ATF Agent Sonja Percy and Medical Examiner Dr... See full summary »
7. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The Naval Criminal Investigation Service's Office of Special Projects takes on the undercover work and the hard to crack cases in LA. Key agents are G. Callen and Sam Hanna, streets kids risen through the ranks.
8. Hannibal (2013–2015)
TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Explores the early relationship between the renowned psychiatrist and his patient, a young FBI criminal profiler, who is haunted by his ability to empathize with serial killers.
9. 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.
13. American Gangster (2007)
R | 157 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East.
Votes: 327,856 | Gross: $130.13M
17. Mystic River (2003)
R | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
With a childhood tragedy that overshadowed their lives, three men are reunited by circumstance when one has a family tragedy.
Votes: 342,431 | Gross: $90.14M
19. Inside Man (2006)
R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation.
Votes: 276,329 | Gross: $88.50M
20. The Shield (2002–2008)
TV-MA | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
The story of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some of the cops aren't above breaking the rules or working against their associates to both keep the streets safe and their ... See full summary »
21. Basic Instinct (1992)
R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A violent, suspended police detective investigates a brutal murder, in which a manipulative and seductive woman could be involved.
Votes: 135,426 | Gross: $117.73M
23. Flight (I) (2012)
R | 138 min | Drama, Thriller
An airline pilot saves almost all his passengers on his malfunctioning airliner which eventually crashed, but an investigation into the accident reveals something troubling.
Votes: 266,951 | Gross: $93.75M
24. Insomnia (2002)
R | 118 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.
Votes: 221,679 | Gross: $67.26M
27. Boiler Room (2000)
R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A college dropout gets a job as a broker for a suburban investment firm, which puts him on the fast track to success, but the job might not be as legitimate as it sounds.
Votes: 41,724 | Gross: $16.94M
32. Hard Target (1993)
R | 97 min | Action, Thriller
A woman hires a drifter as her guide through New Orleans in search of her father, who has gone missing. They discover a deadly game of cat and mouse behind his disappearance in the process.
Votes: 35,273 | Gross: $32.53M
33. Tell No One (2006)
Unrated | 131 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Police find two bodies at an old murder scene and evidence to suggest the first victim's husband is a murderer. The husband receives clues suggesting his deceased wife is actually alive and begins to investigate.
Votes: 38,469 | Gross: $6.18M
38. The General's Daughter (1999)
R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When the daughter of a well-known and well-respected base commander is murdered, an undercover detective is summoned to look into the matter and finds a slew of cover-ups at West Point.
Votes: 43,210 | Gross: $102.68M
40. Cruising (1980)
R | 102 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A police detective goes undercover in the underground S&M gay subculture of New York City to catch a serial killer who is preying on gay men.
41. The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007)
R | 86 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
In an abandoned house in Poughkeepsie, New York murder investigators uncover hundreds of tapes showing decades of a serial killer's work.
44. Life Is Strange (2015 Video Game)
M | Adventure, Drama, Mystery
An unconfident photography student Max discovers that she has the ability to rewind time. After reuniting with her estranged best friend Chloe she uses her new found ability to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a local girl.
46. Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001)
R | 115 min | Animation, Action, Crime
A terrorist explosion releases a deadly virus on the masses, and it's up the bounty-hunting Bebop crew to catch the cold-blooded culprit.
Votes: 32,101 | Gross: $1.00M
47. Dark Blue (2002)
R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A robbery homicide investigation triggers a series of events that will cause a corrupt LAPD officer to question his tactics.
Votes: 17,415 | Gross: $9.06M