Most Popular "Homicide Detective" Titles
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2. Marcella (2016– )
60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Marcella Backland left the Metropolitan Police for the sake of her family, only to have her husband leave her. She returns to her job on the murder squad, investigating a case that seems disturbingly familiar to her.
3. Castle (2009–2016)
TV-14 | 43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.
5. Aquarius (2015– )
TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A gritty 1960s cop drama about LAPD detective Sam Hodiak and his trainee, who must deal with gangs, brutal crimes, changing times, family crises and unhinged manipulative small-time crook Charles Manson, who's slowly building his cult.
8. Angie Tribeca (2016– )
TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Lone-wolf detective Angie Tribeca and a squad of committed LAPD detectives investigate the most serious cases, from the murder of a ventriloquist to a rash of baker suicides.
9. The Mysteries of Laura (2014–2016)
42 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
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.
10. 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.
13. The Frozen Ground (2013)
R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An Alaska State Trooper partners with a young woman who escaped the clutches of serial killer Robert Hansen to bring the murderer to justice. Based on actual events.
14. Edge of Darkness (2010)
R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
As homicide detective Thomas Craven investigates the death of his activist daughter, he uncovers not only her secret life, but a corporate cover-up and government collusion that attracts an agent tasked with cleaning up the evidence.
Votes: 75,044 | Gross: $43.29M
15. In the Cut (2003)
R | 119 min | Mystery, Thriller
New York writing professor, Frannie Avery, has an affair with a police detective who is investigating the murder of a beautiful young woman in her neighborhood.
Votes: 18,610 | Gross: $4.72M
18. The Marine (2006)
PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A group of diamond thieves on the run kidnap the wife of a recently discharged marine who goes on a chase through the South Carolinian wilderness to retrieve her.
Votes: 27,408 | Gross: $18.84M
20. Texas Killing Fields (2011)
R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, History
In the Texas bayous, a local homicide detective teams up with a cop from New York City to investigate a series of unsolved murders.
Votes: 14,556 | Gross: $0.05M
22. The Factory (V) (2012)
R | 104 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
An obsessed cop is on the trail of a serial killer prowling the streets of Buffalo, N.Y. but when his teenage daughter disappears, he drops any professional restraint to get the killer.
23. In a Lonely Place (1950)
Approved | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
A potentially violent screenwriter is a murder suspect until his lovely neighbor clears him. But she begins to have doubts...
26. The Two Jakes (1990)
R | 137 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The sequel to Chinatown (1974) finds Jake Gittes investigating adultery and murder... and the money that comes from oil.
Votes: 8,455 | Gross: $10.01M
28. Jack's Back (1988)
R | 97 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
A serial killer in Los Angeles celebrates Jack the Ripper's 100th birthday by committing similar murders and only one has a chance of stopping him.
Votes: 1,795 | Gross: $0.49M
29. Fear City (1984)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Strippers in Manhattan are being stalked and maimed by a psycho-killer. A conflicted ex-boxer-turned-talent-manager and his business partner and friend, who represent some of the girls, set out to find him before he strikes again.
30. Electra Glide in Blue (1973)
PG | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Bored with his highway traffic duties, Arizona motorcycle patrolman John Wintergreen is assigned to Homicide where his polite investigative style irks his macho boss.
32. Clean, Shaven (1993)
Unrated | 79 min | Crime, Drama
Peter Winter is a young schizophrenic who is desperately trying to get his daughter back from her adoptive family. He attempts to function in a world that, for him, is filled with strange ... See full summary »
34. Homicidal (1961)
Unrated | 87 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
The brutal stabbing murder of a justice-of-the-peace sparks an investigation of dark family secrets in a sleepy small town in Southern California.
35. Fallen Angels (2008)
95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Murder and trouble hits Veum when he meets up with classmates in the rock-band Camp, when he resumes contact with a former flame Rebecca, now wife of his buddy. A Varg Veum mystery by best-selling crime novel by Gunnar Staalesen. Staalesen.
38. Partners (1982)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime
A straight police detective is unnerved when ordered to go undercover with a gay police clerk, as a couple, to solve a series of murders in the gay community.
39. Monster on the Campus (1958)
Unrated | 77 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
The blood of a primitive fish exposed to gamma rays causes a benign research professor to regress to an ape-like, bloodthirsty prehistoric hominid.
40. The Kennel Murder Case (1933)
73 min | Mystery
Philo Vance, accompanied by his prize-losing Scottish terrier, investigates the locked-room murder of a prominent and much-hated collector whose broken Chinese vase provides an important clue.
41. The Silence (2010 TV Mini-Series)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An eighteen-year-old struggling to integrate into a hearing world following cochlear implantation witnesses the murder of a police officer. The subsequent investigation unravels a net of police corruption.
42. The Man Who Cheated Himself (1950)
81 min | Film-Noir, Crime, Drama
A veteran homicide detective who has witnessed his socialite girlfriend kill her husband sees his inexperienced brother assigned to the case.
43. Mystery Street (1950)
Passed | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A small town policeman is assisted by a Harvard professor when the skeletal remains of a pregnant prostitute turn up on a Massachusetts beach.
45. Blood Relatives (1978)
R | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Homicide detective Steve Carella is trying to solve the brutal murder of 17-year-old Muriel Stark. Her younger cousin Patricia, who saw the killer and barely escaped with her life, helps him. However, the case soon takes a bizarre turn.
47. Phobia (1980)
R | 94 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A psychiatrist involved in a radical new therapy comes under suspicion when his patients are murdered, each according to their individual phobias.
49. Creature with the Atom Brain (1955)
Unrated | 69 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi
An ex-Nazi mad scientist uses radio-controlled atomic-powered zombies in his quest to help an exiled American gangster return to power.
50. Cover Me (1995)
R | 94 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A policewoman goes undercover as a model for an erotic magazine to help catch a serial killer who is preying on erotic models and strippers. FMV game Blue Heat: The Case of the Cover Girl Murders (1997) is based on the movie.