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1. The Nun (2018)

R | 96 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.4
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46 Metascore

A priest with a haunted past and a novice on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate the death of a young nun in Romania and confront a malevolent force in the form of a demonic nun.

Director: Corin Hardy | Stars: Demián Bichir, Taissa Farmiga, Jonas Bloquet, Bonnie Aarons

Votes: 93,306 | Gross: $117.44M

2. The Happytime Murders (2018)

R | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.3
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27 Metascore

When the puppet cast of a '90s children's TV show begin to get murdered one by one, a disgraced LAPD detective-turned-private eye puppet takes on the case.

Director: Brian Henson | Stars: Melissa McCarthy, Elizabeth Banks, Maya Rudolph, Leslie David Baker

Votes: 18,068 | Gross: $20.71M

3. Grantchester (2014– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A Cambridgeshire clergyman finds himself investigating a series of mysterious wrongdoings in his small village of Grantchester.

Stars: Robson Green, Tessa Peake-Jones, Al Weaver, James Norton

Votes: 7,946

4. Vera (2011– )

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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With her caustic wit and singular charm, DCI Vera Stanhope and her team face a series of captivating murder mysteries set against the breathtaking Northumberland landscape.

Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Jon Morrison, Riley Jones, Kenny Doughty

Votes: 6,883

5. Medici (2016– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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A political family drama set in Florence in the early fifteenth century. Cosimo de Medici finds himself at the helm of his banking dynasty when his father, Giovanni, dies suddenly.

Stars: Daniel Sharman, Annabel Scholey, Jacopo Olmo Antinori, Sarah Parish

Votes: 11,848

6. Oz (1997–2003)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.7
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A series chronicling the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants.

Stars: Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen, Dean Winters

Votes: 82,142

7. Friday the 13th (1980)

R | 95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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22 Metascore

A group of camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp which, years before, was the site of a child's drowning.

Director: Sean S. Cunningham | Stars: Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King, Jeannine Taylor, Robbi Morgan

Votes: 106,239 | Gross: $39.75M

8. Jack Reacher (2012)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.0
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50 Metascore

A homicide investigator digs deeper into a case involving a trained military sniper who shot five random victims.

Director: Christopher McQuarrie | Stars: Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike, Richard Jenkins, Werner Herzog

Votes: 285,749 | Gross: $80.07M

9. Summer of 84 (2018)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.7
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57 Metascore

After suspecting that their police officer neighbor is a serial killer, a group of teenage friends spend their summer spying on him and gathering evidence, but as they get closer to discovering the truth, things get dangerous.

Directors: François Simard, Anouk Whissell, Yoann-Karl Whissell | Stars: Graham Verchere, Judah Lewis, Caleb Emery, Cory Gruter-Andrew

Votes: 23,217

10. A Touch of Frost (1992–2010)

TV-MA | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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DI Jack Frost is an unconventional policeman with sympathy for the underdog and an instinct for moral justice. Sloppy, disorganized and disrespectful, he attracts trouble like a magnet.

Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, John Lyons, Arthur White

Votes: 5,598

11. The Name of the Rose (2019– )

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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In 1327, an enlightened friar and his young apprentice investigate a series of mysterious deaths at an abbey risking the wrath of a powerful Inquisitor. Television adaptation of Umberto Eco's novel 'The Name of the Rose'.

Stars: John Turturro, Rupert Everett, Damian Hardung, Fabrizio Bentivoglio

Votes: 1,212

12. Horns (2013)

R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

6.5
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46 Metascore

In the aftermath of his girlfriend's mysterious death, a young man awakens to find strange horns sprouting from his forehead.

Director: Alexandre Aja | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Juno Temple, Max Minghella, Joe Anderson

Votes: 70,402 | Gross: $0.16M

13. And Then There Were None (2015)

TV-14 | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Ten strangers are invited to an island by a mysterious host, and start to get killed one by one. Could one of them be the killer?

Stars: Maeve Dermody, Charles Dance, Toby Stephens, Burn Gorman

Votes: 25,838

14. Ordeal by Innocence (2018)

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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Christmas 1954. Wealthy philanthropist Rachel Argyll is murdered at her family estate Sunny Point. Her adopted son Jack Argyll is arrested for her murder. He vehemently protests his innocence.

Stars: Morven Christie, Anthony Boyle, Christian Cooke, Bill Nighy

Votes: 5,148

15. Looking Glass (I) (2018)

R | 103 min | Mystery, Thriller

4.5
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33 Metascore

A couple buy a desert motel where they find that strange, mysterious events occur.

Director: Tim Hunter | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Robin Tunney, Marc Blucas, Ernie Lively

Votes: 3,945

16. Snake Eyes (1998)

R | 98 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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52 Metascore

A shady police detective finds himself in the middle of a murder conspiracy at an important boxing match in an Atlantic City casino.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Gary Sinise, John Heard, Carla Gugino

Votes: 71,730 | Gross: $55.59M

17. Killing Me Softly (2002)

R | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.5
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A woman faces deadly consequences for abandoning her loving relationship with her boyfriend to pursue exciting sexual scenarios with a mysterious celebrity mountaineer.

Director: Kaige Chen | Stars: Heather Graham, Joseph Fiennes, Natascha McElhone, Ulrich Thomsen

Votes: 16,241

18. Borgia (2011–2014)

52 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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Story of the rise and the fall of the Renaissance dynasty.

Stars: Mark Ryder, Isolda Dychauk, Diarmuid Noyes, John Doman

Votes: 5,393

19. Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)

PG | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.3
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65 Metascore

On the eve of retirement, Kirk and McCoy are charged with assassinating the Klingon High Chancellor and imprisoned. The Enterprise crew must help them escape to thwart a conspiracy aimed at sabotaging the last best hope for peace.

Director: Nicholas Meyer | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan

Votes: 65,178 | Gross: $74.89M

20. Phenomena (1985)

R | 116 min | Horror, Mystery

6.8
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57 Metascore

A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.

Director: Dario Argento | Stars: Jennifer Connelly, Donald Pleasence, Daria Nicolodi, Fiore Argento

Votes: 20,740

21. Young Sherlock Holmes (1985)

PG-13 | 109 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

6.8
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When assorted people start having inexplicable delusions that lead to their deaths, a teenage Sherlock Holmes decides to investigate.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Nicholas Rowe, Alan Cox, Sophie Ward, Anthony Higgins

Votes: 17,457 | Gross: $19.74M

22. Ringu (1998)

Not Rated | 96 min | Horror, Mystery

7.3
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A reporter and her ex-husband investigate a cursed video tape that is rumored to kill the viewer seven days after watching it.

Director: Hideo Nakata | Stars: Nanako Matsushima, Miki Nakatani, Yûko Takeuchi, Hitomi Satô

Votes: 58,746

23. Death Comes to Pemberley (2013)

TV-14 | 180 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.1
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Elizabeth and Darcy, now six years married, are preparing for their annual ball when festivities are brought to an abrupt halt. An adaptation of PD James's homage to Pride and Prejudice.

Stars: Matthew Rhys, Anna Maxwell Martin, Matthew Goode, Trevor Eve

Votes: 5,831

24. Jesse Stone: Stone Cold (2005 TV Movie)

R | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Jesse Stone (Selleck) is a New England police chief investigating a series of murders, in an adaptation of Robert B. Parker's novel.

Director: Robert Harmon | Stars: Tom Selleck, Jane Adams, Reg Rogers, Viola Davis

Votes: 5,099

25. Gemini (II) (2017)

R | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.4
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71 Metascore

A heinous crime tests the complex relationship between a tenacious personal assistant and her Hollywood starlet boss. As the assistant unravels the mystery, she must confront her own understanding of friendship, truth and celebrity.

Director: Aaron Katz | Stars: Lola Kirke, Zoë Kravitz, John Cho, Greta Lee

Votes: 3,601 | Gross: $0.20M

26. Deep Water (2016)

Not Rated | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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When a young gay man is brutally murdered near Bondi Beach, Detectives Tori Lustigman and Nick Manning are assigned to investigate. After more bodies are found, Tori links the deaths to a series of murders of gay men in the 1980s and '90s.

Stars: Noah Taylor, Yael Stone, Jeremy Lindsay Taylor, Danielle Cormack

Votes: 2,200

27. Up! (1976)

X | 80 min | Comedy

6.0
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This kicks off with the murder of one Adolf Schwartz (who bears a striking resemblance to another famous Adolf) by placing a ravenous piranha fish in his bathtub. Who did it? No-one knows ... See full summary »

Director: Russ Meyer | Stars: Edward Schaaf, Robert McLane, Elaine Collins, Candy Samples

Votes: 2,553

28. Life Is Strange (2015 Video Game)

M | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

9.0
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An awkward photography student named Max discovers her ability to rewind time, and reunites with her estranged best friend Chloe to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a local girl.

Directors: Raoul Barbet, Michel Koch | Stars: Hannah Telle, Ashly Burch, Nik Shriner, Dani Knights

Votes: 7,836

29. Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru (2016)

Not Rated | 105 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

8.4
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A police officer retires after an accident during a case investigation. Years later, he is forced to relive the past as he narrates the story to his friend's son.

Director: Karthick Naren | Stars: Rahman, Prakash Raghavan, Sharath Kumar, Santhosh Krishna

Votes: 8,761

30. Shanghai (2010)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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36 Metascore

A '40s period piece which revolves around an American expat who returns to Shanghai in the months before Pearl Harbor due to the death of his friend.

Director: Mikael Håfström | Stars: John Cusack, Li Gong, Yun-Fat Chow, David Morse

Votes: 8,725 | Gross: $0.04M

31. Tightrope (1984)

R | 114 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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61 Metascore

New Orleans single dad and cop Wes Block goes after a serial rapist-killer but when he gets too close to the target the hunter suddenly becomes the hunted.

Director: Richard Tuggle | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Geneviève Bujold, Dan Hedaya, Alison Eastwood

Votes: 14,234 | Gross: $48.14M

32. Insomnia (1997)

Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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In a Norwegian city with a 24-hour daylight cycle a Swedish murder investigator has been brought in on a special case. Sleep deprived, he makes a horrible mistake which is discovered by the killer he has been hunting.

Director: Erik Skjoldbjærg | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Maria Mathiesen, Gisken Armand

Votes: 12,009 | Gross: $0.22M

33. Magical Nights (2018)

125 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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A renowned film producer is found dead in the river Tiber. The main suspects are three young aspiring screenwriters. In the course of one night in the police station, they go through their ... See full summary »

Director: Paolo Virzì | Stars: Mauro Lamantia, Giovanni Toscano, Irene Vetere, Giancarlo Giannini

Votes: 532

34. Aurora Teagarden Mystery: A Bone to Pick (2015 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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When Aurora, or Roe, Teagarden's acquaintance from the hobby group, "Real Murders", dies, Roe is bequeathed a big old house and a small fortune. Roe soon discovers that her generous ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Wood | Stars: Candace Cameron Bure, Lexa Doig, Marilu Henner, Bruce Dawson

Votes: 1,320

35. Fermat's Room (2007)

Not Rated | 89 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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4 mathematicians are invited to solve an enigma. Once there, they're locked in a mechanically shrinking room and given 1 minute to solve each puzzle via cellphone while also figuring out why they're there.

Directors: Luis Piedrahita, Rodrigo Sopeña | Stars: Alejo Sauras, Elena Ballesteros, Lluís Homar, Santi Millán

Votes: 17,671

36. Thunderheart (1992)

R | 119 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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A young mixed-blood FBI agent is assigned to work with a cynical veteran investigator on a murder on a poverty-stricken Sioux reservation.

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Val Kilmer, Sam Shepard, Graham Greene, Fred Ward

Votes: 12,988 | Gross: $22.66M

37. A Soldier's Story (1984)

PG | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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An African American officer investigates a murder in a racially charged situation in World War II.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Howard E. Rollins Jr., Adolph Caesar, Art Evans, David Alan Grier

Votes: 8,114 | Gross: $21.82M

38. One on Top of the Other (1969)

R | 108 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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An unscrupulous doctor is accused of murdering his asthmatic wife as part of an insurance scam, despite her apparent reemergence as a high-class stripper.

Director: Lucio Fulci | Stars: Jean Sorel, Marisa Mell, Elsa Martinelli, Alberto de Mendoza

Votes: 1,551

39. This Gun for Hire (1942)

Passed | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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When assassin Philip Raven shoots a blackmailer and his beautiful female companion dead, he is paid off in marked bills by his treasonous employer who is working with foreign spies.

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, Robert Preston, Laird Cregar

Votes: 7,320

40. Cutter's Way (1981)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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70 Metascore

Richard spots a man dumping a body, and decides to expose the man he thinks is the culprit with his friend Alex Cutter.

Director: Ivan Passer | Stars: Jeff Bridges, John Heard, Lisa Eichhorn, Ann Dusenberry

Votes: 4,480 | Gross: $1.73M

41. Sleepless (2001)

R | 117 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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An elderly and retired police detective and a young amateur sleuth team up to find a serial killer whom has resumed a killing spree in Turin, Italy after a 17-year hiatus.

Director: Dario Argento | Stars: Max von Sydow, Stefano Dionisi, Chiara Caselli, Gabriele Lavia

Votes: 5,892

42. Murder at 1600 (1997)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
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47 Metascore

A young woman is murdered in the White House. Homicide detective Regis/W.Snipes investigates while Secret Service works against him. He's assigned agent Chance/D.Lane. She eventually cooperates after a man's framed.

Director: Dwight H. Little | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Diane Lane, Daniel Benzali, Dennis Miller

Votes: 26,803 | Gross: $25.83M

43. Age of Youth (2016– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.3
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5 college students, from different walks of life end up living together in a fictional house share called Belle Epoque

Stars: Ye-ri Han, Seung-Yeon Han, Eun-bin Park, Hwa-young Ryu

Votes: 1,149

44. K (2012– )

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Drama

7.3
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A young boy is wanted for a crime he has no recollection of committing and must go on the run, hunted by two kings and their forces.

Stars: Todd Haberkorn, Sam Riegel, Stephanie Sheh, Johnny Yong Bosch

Votes: 1,497

45. Felidae (1994)

82 min | Animation, Action, Drama

7.1
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A cat must investigate brutal murders of other cats in a neighborhood he has moved into with his owner.

Director: Michael Schaack | Stars: Ulrich Tukur, Mario Adorf, Helge Schneider, Wolfgang Hess

Votes: 3,499

46. Dirk Gently (2010–2012)

58 min | Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.7
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Holistic detective Gently relies on the universe to unravel mysteries based on the 'interconnectedness of all things'.

Stars: Stephen Mangan, Darren Boyd, Lisa Jackson, Jason Watkins

Votes: 2,572

47. Real Murders: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery (2015 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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A librarian who hosts a murder mystery book club at work finds people connected to the group are being killed off one by one like crimes in some of the books they read, based on real murders.

Director: Martin Wood | Stars: Candace Cameron Bure, Lexa Doig, Marilu Henner, Robin Dunne

Votes: 1,191

48. Sometimes the Good Kill (2017 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

4.8
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After a mysterious death at the Abbey, Sister Talia finds herself caught in the center of the internal investigation. With strict orders from the newly elected Mother Superior, she must ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe Gagnon | Stars: Susie Abromeit, Amanda Brugel, Allison Hossack, Deborah Grover

Votes: 258

49. A Gnome Named Gnorm (1990)

PG | 84 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

4.6
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A Los Angeles police detective partners up with a talking gnome in order to bring down the head of a crime ring.

Director: Stan Winston | Stars: Anthony Michael Hall, Jerry Orbach, Claudia Christian, Eli Danker

Votes: 874

50. Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (2009)

PG-13 | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.9
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35 Metascore

Remake of the 1956 film noir film "Beyond a Reasonable Doubt" in which a writer's plan to expose a corrupt district attorney takes an unexpected turn.

Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Jesse Metcalfe, Amber Tamblyn, Michael Douglas, Joel David Moore

Votes: 11,764 | Gross: $0.03M



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