Most Popular "Murder Investigation" Titles
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1. The Night Of (2016– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama
After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and is charged with her murder.
2. Supernatural (2005– )
TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Two brothers follow their father's footsteps as "hunters" fighting evil supernatural beings of many kinds including monsters, demons, and gods that roam the earth.
3. Bones (2005– )
TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
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.
4. Bloodline (2015– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Thriller
A family of adult siblings find that their past secrets and scars are revealed when their black sheep of a brother returns home.
5. NCIS (2003– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
The cases of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service's Washington DC Major Case Response Team, led by Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs.
7. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a new elite squad of NYPD detectives who investigate sexually related crimes.
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. 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.
12. 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.
13. 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.
14. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims.
Votes: 883,093 | Gross: $130.73M
15. The Lovely Bones (2009)
PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, Fantasy
Centers on a young girl who has been murdered and watches over her family - and her killer - from purgatory. She must weigh her desire for vengeance against her desire for her family to heal.
Votes: 124,682 | Gross: $43.98M
16. Twin Peaks (1990–1991)
TV-MA | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks.
17. Fringe (2008–2013)
TV-14 | 46 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
An FBI agent is forced to work with an institutionalized scientist and his son in order to rationalize a brewing storm of unexplained phenomena.
19. 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.
20. Se7en (1995)
R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his modus operandi.
Votes: 1,018,572 | Gross: $100.13M
22. 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.
23. Desperate Housewives (2004–2012)
TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Secrets and truths unfold through the lives of female friends in one suburban neighborhood, after the mysterious suicide of a neighbor.
25. Columbo (1971–2003)
100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Los Angeles homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo uses his humble ways and ingenuous demeanor to winkle out even the most well-concealed of crimes.
26. 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.
27. Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989–2013)
TV-14 | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime
From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.
28. The Exorcist (1973)
R | 122 min | Horror
When a preteen girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.
Votes: 283,307 | Gross: $204.57M
29. Zodiac (2007)
R | 157 min | Crime, Drama, History
A San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac killer.
Votes: 299,615 | Gross: $33.05M
31. Jack Reacher (2012)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
A homicide investigator digs deeper into a case involving a trained military sniper who shot five random victims.
Votes: 225,599 | Gross: $80.03M
33. Filth (I) (2013)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A corrupt, junkie cop with Borderline Personality Disorder attempts to manipulate his way through a promotion in order to win back his wife and daughter while also fighting his own borderline-fueled inner demons.
Votes: 72,739 | Gross: $0.03M
34. Dark Places (2015)
R | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Libby Day was only eight years old when her family was brutally murdered in their rural Kansas farmhouse. Almost thirty years later, she reluctantly agrees to revisit the crime and uncovers the wrenching truths that led up to that tragic night.
36. Veronica Mars (2004–2007)
TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
After her best friend is murdered and her father is removed as county sheriff, Veronica Mars dedicates her life to cracking the toughest mysteries in the affluent town of Neptune.
37. 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: 217,924 | Gross: $67.26M
38. River (2015 TV Mini-Series)
60 min | Crime, Drama
John River is a brilliant police inspector whose genius lies side-by-side with the fragility of his mind. He is a man haunted by the murder victims whose cases he must lay to rest.
39. 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.
40. The Da Vinci Code (2006)
PG-13 | 149 min | Mystery, Thriller
A murder inside the Louvre and clues in Da Vinci paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery protected by a secret society for two thousand years -- which could shake the foundations of Christianity.
Votes: 313,207 | Gross: $217.54M
41. I, Robot (2004)
PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi
In 2035, a technophobic cop investigates a crime that may have been perpetrated by a robot, which leads to a larger threat to humanity.
Votes: 385,927 | Gross: $144.80M
42. 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 »
43. Basic Instinct (1992)
R | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A violent, suspended police detective investigates a brutal murder, in which a manipulative and seductive woman could be involved.
Votes: 133,321 | Gross: $117.73M
46. In the Valley of Elah (2007)
R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A retired military investigator works with a police detective to uncover the truth behind his son's disappearance following his return from a tour of duty in Iraq.
Votes: 59,965 | Gross: $6.78M
47. Identity (2003)
R | 90 min | Mystery, Thriller
Stranded at a desolate Nevada motel during a nasty rain-storm, ten strangers become acquainted with each other when they realize that they're being killed off one by one.
Votes: 177,178 | Gross: $51.48M
48. Ghost Whisperer (2005–2010)
60 min | Drama, Fantasy
A newlywed with the ability to communicate with the earthbound spirits of the recently deceased overcomes skepticism and doubt to help send their important messages to the living and allow the dead to pass on to the other side.
49. Gattaca (1997)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel.
Votes: 219,795 | Gross: $12.34M
50. Red Dragon (2002)
R | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A retired FBI agent with psychological gifts is assigned to help track down "The Tooth Fairy", a mysterious serial killer; aiding him is imprisoned criminal genius Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lecter.
Votes: 203,582 | Gross: $92.93M