Most Popular "Investigator" Titles
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1. 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.
2. 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.
3. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015)
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active
An elite team of police forensic evidence investigation experts work their cases in Las Vegas.
4. Inherent Vice (2014)
R | 148 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles private investigator Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.
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. Dark Places (2015)
R | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A woman who survived the brutal killing of her family as a child is forced to confront the events of that day by a secret society obsessed with solving notorious crimes.
8. Devil's Knot (2013)
Not Rated | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a satanic ritual.
10. The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
R | 139 min | Crime, Drama, 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.
11. 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.
12. 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.
13. The Boondock Saints (1999)
R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Fraternal twins set out to rid Boston of the evil men operating there while being tracked down by an FBI agent.
14. 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.
15. 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.
16. 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.
17. 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'
18. Mulholland Falls (1996)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In 1950's Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.
19. 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.
20. 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.
21. Perfect Stranger (2007)
R | 109 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
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.
23. Splash (1984)
PG | 111 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A young man is reunited with a mermaid who saves him from drowning as a boy and falls in love not knowing who/what she is.
24. Outbreak (1995)
R | 127 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Extreme measures are necessary to contain an epidemic of a deadly airborne virus. But how extreme, exactly?
25. 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. Klute (1971)
R | 114 min | Mystery, Thriller
A small-town detective searching for a missing man has only one lead: a connection with a New York prostitute.
27. 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.
28. Absentia (2011)
R | 87 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A woman and her sister begin to link a mysterious tunnel to a series of disappearances, including that of her own husband.
29. Dalziel and Pascoe (1996– )
120 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama
Supt. Dalziel and partner DI Pascoe investigate murders, and find a bond forming between them despite their blatantly differing personalities.
30. 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.
31. 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.
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 »
34. Z (1969)
M | 127 min | Crime, Drama, History
Following the murder of a prominent leftist, an investigator tries to uncover the truth while government officials attempt to cover up their roles.
35. 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.
36. 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.
37. 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.
38. 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.
39. 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.
41. 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.
42. Jade (1995)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
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.
43. The Last Seduction (1994)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
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.
44. 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 »
45. 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.
46. 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.
47. Laura (1944)
Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he is investigating.
48. 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.
49. 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.
50. 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.