Most Popular "Homicide Detective" Titles
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1. Castle (2009– )
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.
4. Bosch (2014– )
TV-MA | 51 min | Drama, Mystery
An LAPD homicide detective works to solve the murder of a 13-year-old boy while standing trial in federal court for the murder of a serial killer.
5. The Frozen Ground (2013)
R | 105 min | Biography, Crime, History
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.
6. 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.
8. 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.
9. 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.
11. 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.
12. 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.
13. 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.
15. Prime Suspect (2011–2012)
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
About Jane Timoney, an iconoclastic female detective who has to make her bones in a tough New York precinct that is dominated by men.
18. 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.
19. 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...
20. D.O.A. (1950)
Approved | 83 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
Frank Bigelow, told he's been poisoned and has only a few days to live, tries to find out who killed him and why.
21. Electra Glide in Blue (1973)
PG | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A short Arizona motorcycle cop gets his wish and is promoted to Homicide following the mysterious murder of a hermit. He is forced to confront his illusions about himself and those around ... See full summary »
22. 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.
23. 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.
24. 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 »
27. 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.
28. Nightmare (1956)
Approved | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A New Orleans musician has a nightmare about killing a man in a strange house but he suspects that it really happened.
30. 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.
31. 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.
33. 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.
35. 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.
37. 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.
38. Black Magic (1944)
Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Charlie searches for a murderer amidst numerous ghosts conjured up by a strange variety of spiritualists and occultists.
39. House of Horrors (1946)
Approved | 65 min | Horror, Thriller
An unsuccessful sculptor saves a madman named "The Creeper" from drowning. Seeing an opportunity for revenge, he tricks the psycho into murdering his critics.
40. 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.
41. Le petit lieutenant (2005)
Unrated | 110 min | Crime, Drama
A rookie policeman from provincial Le Havre volunteers for the high pressure Parisian homicide bureau and is assigned to a middle-aged woman detective.
42. 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.
43. Charlie Chan in Rio (1941)
60 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
On the trail of a singer who killed the man she loved in Honolulu, Charlie finds her stabbed to death when he ultimately catches up to her in Rio.
44. Before I Hang (1940)
Unrated | 62 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi
A physician on death row for a mercy killing is allowed to experiment on a serum using a criminals' blood, but secretly tests it on himself. He gets a pardon, but finds out he's become a Jekyll-&-Hyde.
45. Docks of New Orleans (1948)
Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
After the partners in the LaFontaine Chemical Co. sign a legal agreement leaving their share to the surviving partner(s), two of them are murdered.
46. The Mad Ghoul (1943)
Not Rated | 65 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A university chemistry professor experiments with an ancient Mayan gas on a medical student, turning the would-be surgeon him into a murdering ghoul.
47. Cross the Line (2010)
87 min | Action
Cross the Line is an action/drama about two police detectives Angela who is a top rate narcotics detective and Joe who is a hard nose homicide detective. Both detectives are going through a... See full summary »
48. The Bishop Murder Case (1930)
Passed | 88 min | Drama, Mystery
When the body of a man nicknamed "Cock Robin" is found with an arrow in the heart on an archery range along with a chess bishop as a clue, Philo Vance investigates.
50. Women's Murder Club: A Darker Shade of Grey (2009 Video Game)
Adventure, Crime, Mystery
Second entry in the Women's Murder Club "hidden object" adventure game series based on the eponymous book and TV crime series. Suspicious death of a teen cadet from a prestigious secretive military academy uncovers a conspiracy.