Most Popular Forensic Science Movies and TV Shows
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2. Bones (2005–2017)
TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan and cocky F.B.I. Special Agent Seeley Booth build a team to investigate murders. Quite often, there isn't more to examine than rotten flesh or mere bones.
4. Quantum of Solace (2008)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond descends into mystery as he tries to stop a mysterious organization from eliminating a country's most valuable resource.
Votes: 380,232 | Gross: $168.37M
7. Bandidas (2006)
PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
In turn-of-the-century Mexico, two very different women become a bank-robbing duo in an effort to combat a ruthless enforcer terrorizing their town.
9. He Walked by Night (1948)
Approved | 79 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
This film-noir piece, told in semi-documentary style, follows police on the hunt for a resourceful criminal who shoots and kills a cop.
10. Like Minds (2006)
PG-13 | 110 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
A forensic psychologist (Collette) is tasked with determining whether or not a minor should face murder charges for killing his schoolmate.
11. No Way Back (1995)
R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When an op goes wrong and FBI agent Zack's partner dies, his search for the one responsible takes him to a yakuza in Japan. A mob boss wants revenge for his son's death and Zack's his target.
12. Miss Marple: A Caribbean Mystery (1989 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
While on vacation at a resort hotel in the West Indies, Miss Marple correctly suspects that the apparently natural death of a retired British major is actually the work of a murderer planning yet another killing.
13. So Close (2002)
R | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A conflict of interest between two high-kicking assassin sisters is complicated as they're pursued by the criminals who hired them and an equally high-kicking female cop.
Votes: 7,010 | Gross: $0.08M
14. Murder on the Home Front (2013 TV Movie)
91 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Set during the London Blitz of 1940, this is a world where people live life in the moment. It is also a world where criminals can use the blackout and devastation to hide their darkest activities.
15. Get Smart's Bruce and Lloyd Out of Control (2008 Video)
PG-13 | 72 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
A spin-off of the Get Smart movie, centered on Bruce, a techie at CONTROL, and his nerdy analyst cohort, Lloyd.
17. The Coroner: I Speak for the Dead (2016– )
TV-14 | Crime, Mystery, Reality-TV
For the last 25 years, Graham Hetrick has been the Coroner of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. He handles close to 700 suspicious deaths each year. The Coroner: I Speak for the Dead chronicles... See full summary »
18. Pitfall (1962)
Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
A man wanders into a seemingly deserted town with his young son in search of work. But after a bit of bad luck, he joins the town's population of lost souls.
19. The Tattooed Stranger (1950)
Passed | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Early one morning in a New York City park, a passerby walking his dog discovers who ends up being a Jane Doe shot dead in the front passenger seat of a parked car. Homicide Chief Captain ... See full summary »
20. Tension (1949)
Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A meek pharmacist creates an alternate identity under which he plans to murder the bullying liquor salesman who has become his wife's lover.
22. The Bloodstained Butterfly (1971)
Not Rated | 99 min | Mystery, Thriller
When a girl is murdered in a park, a man is tried and convicted for the crime but afterwards the killings continue.
23. The New Detectives: Case Studies in Forensic Science (1996–2005)
TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery
True stories of crime investigations using forensic science.
24. Standard Operating Procedure (2008)
R | 116 min | Documentary, Crime, War
Errol Morris examines the incidents of abuse and torture of suspected terrorists at the hands of U.S. forces at the Abu Ghraib prison.
Votes: 3,700 | Gross: $0.23M
25. The Undying Monster (1942)
Not Rated | 63 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Surviving members of an aristocratic English family are threatened by a legendary monster when they venture out on chilly, foggy nights.
27. Charlie Chan at the Race Track (1936)
Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
When a friend of Charlie's is found kicked to death by his own race horse on board a Honolulu-bound liner, the detective discovers foul play and uncovers an international gambling ring.
29. F2: Forensic Factor (2003– )
60 min | Crime, Drama
Presenting the world's best CSI's, armed with the latest investigative tools in the hunt to catch elusive criminals. Each episode explores one baffling case, revealing the amazing science ... See full summary »
30. Red Team (2000)
R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Two FBI agents join a special team of operatives called Red Team that hunts serial killers. One of the suspects is soon found dead. The follow up investigation reveals that someone may be executing suspected serial killers.
31. Clever Girl (2015– )
22 min | Crime, Romance, Thriller
The story of a desperate writer's participation in her lover's brutal pastime, and the ripple effect their dark secret has on the troubled lives of besieged detectives and voyeuristic neighbors.
34. Kid Glove Killer (1942)
Passed | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Crime lab expert Gordon McKay uses the latest forensic techniques to solve murders in a city plagued by political corruption and mob rackets.
Documentary, Short, Crime
Jim Conley, the forensics supervisor of the Anaheim Police, tells the story of a murder investigation in which his knowledge of blood spatter was crucial.
36. Extreme Forensics (2008–2010)
60 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama
Compelling cases, bizarre crime scenes, and criminal minds so conniving they defy understanding. In Solved: Extreme Forensics new, never-before seen forensic techniques are employed to ... See full summary »
37. Homicide Bureau (1939)
Approved | 58 min | Action, Crime, Drama
After being criticized by the Citizens' League for his inability to cope with a crime wave, Police Captain Haines orders his men in the Homicide Bureau to clean up all their cases, but ... See full summary »
38. Crime 360 (2008–2009)
Documentary, Crime, Mystery
In CRIME 360, the hit investigative series from A&E, experience actual crime investigations as they unfold, from the moment detectives are called in to work on a case until it is ultimately solved.
40. The Last Secrets of 9/11 (2014 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary
Through the miracle of DNA, new methods have been developed to identify 60% of the remains. For the families, the pain never ends and closure is such a hard word to swallow.
42. How Sherlock Changed the World (2013 TV Movie)
120 min | Documentary
Special reveals for the first time the astonishing impact that Holmes has had on the development of real criminal investigation and forensic techniques.
43. The Mysterious Miss X (1939)
Passed | 65 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Keith Neville and Dan Casey, two small-time stage actors, are traveling by bus back two New York City, and have an overnight stay in a small town. They take a room in a local hotel and a ... See full summary »
44. Fingerprints Don't Lie (1951)
Approved | 57 min | Crime, Drama
The killing of Mayor Palmer is being placed on Paul Moody by fingerprint expert Jim Stover as Moody's prints were found on the murder weapon. When reporter Brad Evans places doubt in ... See full summary »
47. One Is Guilty (1934)
Passed | 63 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Police Inspector Steve Trent is called to the Radford Arms, a high-rise apartment building that has been taken over by a bank and its apartments now-unoccupied. There, the caretaker "Pop" ... See full summary »