Most Popular Murder Plot Movies and TV Shows
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1. Serenity (2019)
R | 106 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A fishing boat captain juggles facing his mysterious past and finding himself ensnared in a reality where nothing is what it seems.
Votes: 22,598 | Gross: $8.55M
2. Suspiria (I) (2018)
R | 152 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up.
Votes: 42,014 | Gross: $2.47M
3. Impact (1949)
Approved | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A unfaithful wife plots with her lover to kill her husband, but the lover is accidentally killed instead. The husband stays in hiding, and lets his wife be charged with conspiracy.
5. The Book of Henry (2017)
PG-13 | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
With instructions from her genius son's carefully crafted notebook, a single mother sets out to rescue a young girl from the hands of her abusive stepfather.
Votes: 20,416 | Gross: $4.22M
6. The Conversation (1974)
PG | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A paranoid, secretive surveillance expert has a crisis of conscience when he suspects that a couple, on whom he is spying, will be murdered.
Votes: 88,377 | Gross: $4.42M
7. Corpse Bride (2005)
PG | 77 min | Animation, Drama, Family
When a shy groom practices his wedding vows in the inadvertent presence of a deceased young woman, she rises from the grave assuming he has married her.
Votes: 225,377 | Gross: $53.36M
9. The Crying Game (1992)
R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A British soldier kidnapped by IRA terrorists soon befriends one of his captors, who then becomes drawn into the soldier's world.
Votes: 47,738 | Gross: $62.55M
12. A Perfect Murder (1998)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A wealthy Wall Street speculator discovers that his wife has a lover. He investigates him and uses the carrot and stick to make him murder his wife. Planned to detail, it seems like a perfect murder.
Votes: 74,019 | Gross: $67.64M
16. Berserk (1997–1998)
TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Guts is a skilled swordsman who joins forces with a mercenary group named 'The Band of the Hawk', lead by the charismatic Griffith, and fights with them as they battle their way into the royal court.
19. The Night Visitor (1971)
GP | 106 min | Crime, Thriller, Horror
In a Scandinavian insane asylum, murderer Salem sneaks-out at night to exact his revenge on those who he deems responsible for his predicament.
20. Forgotten (2017)
TV-MA | 108 min | Mystery, Thriller
When his abducted brother returns seemingly a different man with no memory of the past 19 days, Jin-seok chases after the truth behind the kidnapping.
21. Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
A beautiful gold digger matches wits with a shrewd Beverly Hills divorce lawyer who is increasingly attracted to her.
Votes: 86,016 | Gross: $35.33M
22. The Last Seduction (1994)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 19,234 | Gross: $6.14M
26. Sunrise (1927)
Passed | 94 min | Drama, Romance
An allegorical tale about a man fighting the good and evil within him. Both sides are made flesh - one a sophisticated woman he is attracted to and the other his wife.
28. Diabolique (1955)
Not Rated | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
The wife and mistress of a loathed school principal hatch a plan to murder him while having the perfect alibi. They carry out the plan...but then his body disappears.
31. And Then There Were None (1945)
Approved | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Seven guests, a newly hired personal secretary and two staff are gathered on an isolated island by an absent host and someone begins killing them off one by one. They work together to determine who the killer is. Could it be one of them?
32. The Lady from Shanghai (1947)
Not Rated | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a complex murder plot.
Votes: 23,777 | Gross: $0.01M
33. Final Analysis (1992)
R | 124 min | Drama, Thriller
A psychiatrist becomes romantically involved with the sister of one of his patients, but the influence of her controlling gangster husband threatens to destroy them both.
Votes: 12,415 | Gross: $28.59M
34. Whistling in the Dark (1941)
Passed | 78 min | Comedy, Mystery
Radio crime show host 'The Fox' along with his fiancée and ex-girlfriend are kidnapped by a larcenous cult who demand that he help them plan a perfect murder.
35. Fatal Instinct (1993)
PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
A spoof on thrillers from before 1993 such as Fatal Attraction (1987), Basic Instinct (1992), Chinatown, Cape Fear etc. A cop/lawyer cheats on his wife and she on him and plans to kill him for the insurance.
Votes: 6,356 | Gross: $7.85M
36. Carry On Cleo (1964)
Not Rated | 92 min | Adventure, Comedy, History
Two Britons are captured and enslaved by invading Romans and taken to Rome. Hengist Pod creates useless inventions, while Horsa is a brave and cunning fighter. One of their first encounters... See full summary »
38. Cassandra's Dream (2007)
PG-13 | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
The tale of two brothers with serious financial woes. When a third party proposes they turn to crime, things go badly and the two become enemies.
Votes: 48,219 | Gross: $0.97M
39. Sudden Fear (1952)
Approved | 110 min | Film-Noir, Thriller
After an ambitious actor insinuates himself into the life of a wealthy middle-aged playwright and marries her, he plots with his mistress to murder her.
41. The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh (1971)
R | 81 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
An ambassador's wife discovers that one of the men in her life - either her husband, an ex-lover or her current lover - may be a vicious serial killer.
43. The Brass Teapot (2012)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller
When a couple discovers that a brass teapot makes them money whenever they hurt themselves, they must come to terms with how far they are willing to go.
Votes: 13,867 | Gross: $0.01M
44. Antibodies (2005)
Not Rated | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Wanted for a long time, serial killer Gabriel Engel gets arrested in a spectacular police raid. Small town cop Michael Martens travels to the big city to interrogate him and finds out more then he is looking for.
45. Ballet (1989)
101 min | Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Young American ballerina enrolls in a prestigious ballet school in Hungary. She suddenly becomes inexplicably obsessed with Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake and her personality completely changes. A young man in love with her investigates.
46. Blithe Spirit (1945)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Charles and his second wife, Ruth, are haunted by the spirit of his first wife, Elvira. Medium Madame Arcati tries to help things out by contacting the ghost.
47. Blade Runner (1997 Video Game)
T | Action, Adventure, Crime
You play a blade runner investigating a series of violent replicant crimes, only to discover far more than you bargained for.
49. Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses (2006 Video)
TV-Y | 83 min | Animation, Family
King Randolph sends for his cousin Duchess Rowena to help turn his daughters, Princess Genevieve and her 11 sisters, into better ladies. But the Duchess takes away all the sisters fun, ... See full summary »
50. The Moon That Embraces the Sun (2012)
TV-Y | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
The story of the secret love between Lee Hwon, a fictional king of Joseon, and Wol, a female shaman. Wol was born as Heo Yeon Woo, the daughter of a noble family who won the love of the ... See full summary »