Most Popular "Investigator" Titles
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1. Inherent Vice (2014)
R | 148 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles detective Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.
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. The Good Wife (2009– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Alicia has been a good wife to her husband, a former state's attorney. After a very humiliating sex and corruption scandal, he is behind bars. She must now provide for her family and returns to work as a litigator in a law firm.
5. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
R | 158 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Journalist Mikael Blomkvist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker.
6. Splash (1984)
PG | 111 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A man is reunited with a mermaid who saves him from drowning as a boy and falls in love not knowing who/what she is.
10. Kindergarten Cop (1990)
PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A tough cop is given his most difficult assignment ever: to masquerade as a kindergarten teacher in order to find a drug dealer.
11. Angels & Demons (2009)
PG-13 | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller
Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon works to solve a murder and prevent a terrorist act against the Vatican.
12. Fracture (2007)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An attorney, intent on climbing the career ladder toward success, finds an unlikely opponent in a manipulative criminal he is trying to prosecute.
13. The Firm (1993)
R | 154 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A young lawyer joins a prestigious law firm only to discover that it has a sinister dark side.
14. 1408 (2007)
PG-13 | 104 min | Horror, Mystery
A man who specializes in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror.
15. Original Sin (2001)
R | 116 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A young man is plunged into a life of subterfuge, deceit and mistaken identity in pursuit of a femme fatale whose heart is never quite within his grasp. Remake of François Truffaut's 1969 film 'Mississippi Mermaid'
16. The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
R | 139 min | Drama, Music, Thriller
In late 1950s New York, Tom Ripley, a young underachiever, is sent to Italy to retrieve a rich and spoiled millionaire playboy, named Dickie Greenleaf. But when the errand fails, Ripley takes extreme measures.
17. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
R | 135 min | Mystery, Thriller
A young FBI agent disappears while investigating a murder miles from Twin Peaks that may be related to the future murder of Laura Palmer; the last week of the life of Laura Palmer is chronicled.
18. The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.
19. Outbreak (1995)
R | 127 min | Action, Drama, Horror
Extreme measures are necessary to contain an epidemic of a deadly airborne virus. But how extreme, exactly?
20. Perfect Stranger (2007)
R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A journalist goes undercover to ferret out businessman Harrison Hill as her childhood friend's killer. Posing as one of his temps, she enters into a game of online cat-and-mouse.
21. Sleuth (1972)
PG | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller
A man who loves games and theater invites his wife's lover to meet him, setting up a battle of wits with potentially deadly results.
22. Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)
G | 175 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Adaptation of Jules Verne's novel about a Victorian Englishman who bets that with the new steamships and railways he can do what the title says.
23. The Tattooed Stranger (1950)
Passed | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The body of an unknown woman turns up in a stolen car abandoned in a New York park, and the only clue the detectives on the case have to work from is the tattoo on her arm, and the fact ... See full summary »
24. Frost/Nixon (2008)
R | 122 min | Drama, History
A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon.
26. The Reaping (2007)
R | 99 min | Horror, Thriller
A former Christian missionary, who specializes in debunking religious phenomena, investigates a small town which seems to be suffering from the 10 biblical plagues.
27. Wonderland (2003)
R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In the police investigation of a brutal crime scene, one man was at the center of it all: legendary porn star John Holmes.
28. Turner & Hooch (1989)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A detective must adopt the dog of a dead man to help him find the murderer.
30. S1m0ne (2002)
PG-13 | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A producer's film is endangered when his star walks off, so he decides to digitally create an actress to substitute for the star, becoming an overnight sensation that everyone thinks is a real person.
32. Single White Female (1992)
R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller
When a 'Single White Female' places an ad in the press for a similar woman to rent a room (to replace the boyfriend she's just left), all the applicants seem weird. Then along comes a level... See full summary »
33. Possession (2008)
PG-13 | 85 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A woman's life is thrown into chaos after a freak car accident sends her husband and brother-in-law into comas. Thrills arrive after the brother-in-law wakes up, thinking he's his brother.
34. The Pink Panther 2 (2009)
PG | 92 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Insp. Jacques Clouseau teams up with a squad of International detectives who are just as bumbling as he is. Their mission: Stop a globe-trotting thief who specializes in stealing historical artifacts.
36. Malice (1993)
R | 107 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A tale about a happily married couple who would like to have children. Tracy teaches art, Andy's a college dean. Things are never the same after she is taken to hospital and operated upon by Jed, a "know all" doctor.
37. Mildred Pierce (1945)
Not Rated | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
After her cheating husband leaves her, Mildred Pierce proves she can become independent and successful, but cannot seem to win the approval of her spoiled daughter.
38. Cry Freedom (1987)
PG | 157 min | Biography, Drama, History
South African journalist Donald Woods is forced to flee the country after attempting to investigate the death in custody of his friend the black activist Steve Biko.
40. Apartment 1303 3D (2012)
R | 85 min | Horror
A modern ghost story which turns a love/hate relationship between mother and daughter into a tale of horror. Some rentals are too good to be true.
42. His Girl Friday (1940)
Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.
43. Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
Approved | 108 min | Thriller
A young woman discovers her visiting "Uncle Charlie" may not be the man he seems to be.
44. The Last Seduction (1994)
R | 110 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama
A devious sexpot steals her husband's drug money and hides out in a small town where she meets the perfect dupe for her next scheme.
45. Laura (1944)
Approved | 88 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Romance
A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he is investigating.
46. Jade (1995)
R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A bright assistant D.A. investigates a gruesome hatchet murder and hides a clue he found at the crime scene. Under professional threats and an attempt on his life, he goes on heartbroken because evidence point to the woman he still loves.
47. Presumed Innocent (1990)
R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When the woman deputy prosecutor R.K. Sabich had an affair with is murdered the prosecutor asks him to lead the investigation. When Sabich digs too deeply he finds himself framed for the murder.
48. Destination Murder (1950)
Passed | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Laura Mansfield's father is killed, apparently by a telegraphic messenger. She spots Jackie Wales in a police lineup, but can't identify him positively. Later, she arranges to meet him, and... See full summary »
49. The Crimson Rivers (2000)
R | 106 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Parisian murder detective commissioner Pierre Niemans is called to Gueron, a self-sufficient, prestigious university in a mountain valley, to investigate the murder on 32-year old professor... See full summary »
50. Profiler (1996–2000)
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Ally Walker stars as Dr. Sam Waters, a detective with the Violent Crimes Task Force, a federal agency which often works with the FBI, ATF, and other crime-solving agencies. The VCTF ... See full summary »