List of Crime and Mystery Movies

Poster with the outline of a man and woman back to back holding guns. Text: A global list: Movie Mysteries

A comprehensive list of crime and mystery movies from around the world.

  • Have you seen all of these?
  • Which are on your ‘to watch’ list?
  • Which are the best?
  • The worst?
  • Any we should add?

This list is frequently updated whenever we have time or watch new films. If you have any recommendations (from any country) please share in the comments!

If you liked this, don’t forget to check out our list of TV Mystery and Crime Shows as well!

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Key

2Mystery is secondary theme
AAnime
CCrime / Police Procedural
DPrivate Eye
EEspionage
FAFalsely Accused
JJournalist
LLGBTQ
MMedical / Autopsy / Pathology
NDNancy Drew (aka Nosy Detectives – amateurs who have stumbled upon a crime)
N/ENo Known English Translation
PSignificant Criminal Psychology
RReality TV / Documentaries
SSupernatural (Ghosts, Vampires, Werewolves)
SFSci-Fi (Time Travel, Robots, Futuristic)
TTreasure Hunt (The Search for Lost Treasures, Tomb Raiding, Pirate Treasures)
UUnaired (Coming Soon)
WWuxia & Asian Fantasy (Dragons, Deities, Etc.)
YAYoung Adult

*Some shows may deal with difficult subjects or may be graphic to watch. You should read online reviews and watch at your own discretion. Incorporation into this list does not reflect the views or opinions of The Suitcase Detective; it’s not a recommendation or endorsement. Some films on here are terrible in our opinion 😂

Australia

Belgium

Britain

China

  • Spirit Pact (D, S)
  • The Great Illusionist (C, W)
  • The Liquidator (C, P)

France

Germany

Ireland

Japan

Korea

  • Accidental Detective
  • Midnight Runners (C)
  • Vanished (C, P)

Russia

United States

Sweden

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