Most Popular Crime Solving Movies and TV Shows
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1. Criminal Minds (2005–2020)
TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The cases of the F.B.I. Behavioral Analysis Unit (B.A.U.), an elite group of profilers who analyze the nation's most dangerous serial killers and individual heinous crimes in an effort to anticipate their next moves before they strike again.
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.
3. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A famous "psychic" outs himself as a fake, and starts working as a consultant for the California Bureau of Investigation so he can find "Red John", the madman who killed his wife and daughter.
4. Law & Order (1990–2010)
TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Follows a crime (usually a murder), usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points, the police investigation and the prosecution in court.
6. The Closer (2005–2012)
TV-14 | 46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Deputy Police Chief Brenda Johnson runs the Priority Homicide Division of the LAPD with an unorthodox style. Her innate ability to read people and obtain confessions helps her and her team solve the city's toughest, most sensitive cases.
8. Dark Places (2015)
R | 113 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
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.
11. Split Second (1992)
R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Horror
In a flooded future London, Detective Harley Stone hunts a serial killer who murdered his partner, and has haunted him ever since. He soon discovers what he is hunting might not be human.
Votes: 11,239 | Gross: $5.43M
12. Prescription: Murder (1968 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A psychiatrist uses a patient he is having an affair with to help him kill his wife, but his perfect alibi may come apart at the hands of a seemingly befuddled LAPD lieutenant.
13. The Mysteries of Laura (2014–2016)
42 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
A New York City homicide detective cracks case after case while raising wild twin boys and locking horns with her less than helpful police detective ex-husband.
14. In the Electric Mist (2009)
R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A detective in post-Katrina New Orleans has a series of surreal encounters with a troop of friendly Confederate soldiers while investigating serial killings of local prostitutes, a 1965 lynching, and corrupt local businessmen.
16. Oh Naui Gwishinnim (2015)
60 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Timid Na Bong Sun gets possessed by the ghost of a confident young woman who seeks to solve her one unfinished business by hooking up with Bong Sun's boss, famous chef Kang Sun Woo.
21. Garage Sale Mystery (2013 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Jennifer Shannon can always find a diamond in the rough, when it comes to garage sales, that is. Whether it's a new antique to sell at her consignment shop, an Atari game for her son or a ... See full summary »
22. Bonkers (1993–1994)
TV-Y | 27 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Bonkers, an out of work cartoon, joins the Hollywood PD and helps his partners (first a doughnut munching stressbomb, then a beautiful blonde) catch cartoon criminals.
25. Plagues of Braslau (2018)
93 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Every day at 6 pm a serial killer kills another person. Police officer Helena Rus thinks the killings are done by one man only and decides to reveal the killer's identity by getting back in 18th century history of the city.
27. Past Life (2010)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Dr. Kate McGinn and her partner Price Whatley, a former NYPD homicide detective, solve the mysteries of their client's past lives to help them fix the problems in their current one.
28. I Remember You (2015)
Crime, Mystery, Romance
Briliant criminal psychologist tries to solve murder cases that seem to be linked to one another, and something triggers a memory he himself thought he'd lost forever.
Votes: 901 | Gross: $0.01M
30. Crime Traveller (1997– )
50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Detective Jeff Slade teams up with scientist Holly Turner, whose late father has created a time machine that can travel back several hours. Together they solve mysteries using the device.
31. Aktenzeichen XY... ungelöst! (1967– )
60 min | Crime, News
With the help of viewers hints,unresolved crimes are to be clarified in public search.Viewers will be presented with unresolved cases in the form of ten-minute cinematic reconstructions in which the police-determined facts are illustrated.
33. The Handler (2003–2004)
60 min | Drama, Crime, Thriller
FBI agent Joe Renato trains and handles rookie agents who go undercover to solve crimes at all levels of Los Angeles' diverse society, interfacing with government and local law enforcement ... See full summary »
38. The Dick Tracy Show (1961– )
23 min | Animation, Crime, Adventure
Cartoon series produced by UPA, in which Dick Tracy (voiced by the distinguished film and stage actor Everett Sloane) played more or less of an incidental role. Most of the crime fighting ... See full summary »
40. I'm a Pet at Dali Temple (2018)
Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Xiaolan is a modern young girl. Through a series of circumstances she travels to the ancient fantasy kingdom as a cat. Purely by chance, she meets there handsome Qing Moyan who's suffering ... See full summary »
42. Sharky & George (1990–1992)
26 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Two fish private detectives, big pink shark-like fedora-wearing Sharky as the muscles and small slick bluish-orange George as the brains, fight crime and mad villains in the noirish underwater city of Seacago, reminiscent of 30s Chicago.
43. Sleuth 101 (2010– )
30 min | Comedy, Crime, Game-Show
A comic plays detective to solve a murder. The "detective" inspects the crime scene, then interrogates each suspect. Actors play the suspects, while the host relays the results of the ... See full summary »
45. Suburban Beat (1985 TV Movie)
Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Unsold TV pilot about four suburban housewives forming a neighborhood-watch program and trying to solve the murder of several local women who may have been involved with a crime ring.
50. Who Killed Taylor French? (1994 Video Game)
Adventure, Crime, Mystery
You are a detective called to investigate the death of Taylor French. French is a young newspaper reporter whose professional curiosity has scared a few people in town. She has many ... See full summary »