Most Popular Unsolved Murder Movies and TV Shows

 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Movies or TV
  • Genres
  • Keywords
  • IMDb Rating
  • Instant Watch Options
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year












































































































IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »







Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »

1. Marcella (2016– )

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

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Marcella Backland left the Metropolitan Police for the sake of her family, only to have her husband leave her. She returns to her job on the murder squad, investigating a case that seems disturbingly familiar to her.

Stars: Anna Friel, Ray Panthaki, Jack Doolan, Jamie Bamber

Votes: 16,293

2. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

R | 152 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
76 Metascore

A journalist is aided by a young female hacker in his search for the killer of a woman who has been dead for forty years.

Director: Niels Arden Oplev | Stars: Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Ewa Fröling, Lena Endre

Votes: 199,654 | Gross: $10.10M

3. The Drop (2014)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
69 Metascore

Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood's past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living - no matter the cost.

Director: Michaël R. Roskam | Stars: Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, James Gandolfini, Matthias Schoenaerts

Votes: 134,015 | Gross: $10.72M

4. All Good Things (2010)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
57 Metascore

Mr. David Marks was suspected but never tried for killing his wife Katie who disappeared in 1982, but the truth is eventually revealed.

Director: Andrew Jarecki | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Kirsten Dunst, Frank Langella, Lily Rabe

Votes: 50,163 | Gross: $0.58M

5. The Cat's Meow (2001)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
63 Metascore

Semi-true story of the Hollywood murder that occurred at a star-studded gathering aboard William Randolph Hearst's yacht in 1924.

Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Cary Elwes, Edward Herrmann, Eddie Izzard

Votes: 7,390 | Gross: $3.21M

6. Auto Focus (2002)

R | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
66 Metascore

The life of TV star Bob Crane and his strange friendship with electronics expert John Henry Carpenter.

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Greg Kinnear, Willem Dafoe, Maria Bello, Rita Wilson

Votes: 12,510 | Gross: $2.06M

7. Jack the Ripper (1988)

TV-PG | 190 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A Scotland Yard police inspector, battling the booze, investigates the Jack the Ripper murders and discovers a conspiracy that leads all the way up to the Queen.

Stars: Michael Caine, Armand Assante, Ray McAnally, Lewis Collins

Votes: 4,132

8. The Silence (2010)

Not Rated | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
72 Metascore

13-year-old Sinikka vanishes on a hot summer night. Her bicycle is found in the exact place where a girl was killed 23 years ago. The dramatic present forces those involved in the original case to face their past.

Director: Baran bo Odar | Stars: Ulrich Thomsen, Claudia Michelsen, Wotan Wilke Möhring, Katrin Saß

Votes: 5,925 | Gross: $0.10M

9. Shock Corridor (1963)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Mystery

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Bent on winning a Pulitzer Prize, a journalist commits himself to a mental institution to solve a strange and unclear murder.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Peter Breck, Constance Towers, Gene Evans, James Best

Votes: 10,004

10. Cold Justice (2013– )

60 min | Documentary, Crime

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Reality series following former prosecutor Kelly Siegler and crime scene investigator Yolanda McClary as they crack cold cases across the U.S.

Stars: Kelly Siegler, Yolanda McClary, Steve Spingola, Alan Brown

Votes: 1,254

11. Love Finds You in Sugarcreek (2014 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 92 min | Family, Mystery

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Baseball player Micah Matthias and his young son Bobby are fleeing a brutal media following the traumatic and unsolved murder of their wife and mother. They end up in the quaint Amish ... See full summary »

Director: Terry Cunningham | Stars: Tom Everett Scott, Sarah Lancaster, Kelly McGillis, Thomas Kapanowski

Votes: 532

12. Creepy (2016)

Not Rated | 130 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
76 Metascore

Takakura is a former detective. He receives a request from his ex-colleague, Nogami, to examine a missing family case that occurred 6 years earlier. Takakura follows Saki's memory. She is ... See full summary »

Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Hidetoshi Nishijima, Yûko Takeuchi, Toru Baba, Ryôko Fujino

Votes: 3,439

13. Where Sleeping Dogs Lie (1991)

R | 95 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

4.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A murder mystery writer misreads the nervous man he bullies in a spooky Hollywood mansion.

Director: Charles Finch | Stars: Dylan McDermott, Tom Sizemore, Sharon Stone, Ron Karabatsos

Votes: 758

14. Amber's Story (2006 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 88 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Story about Amber Hagerman who was 9 years old when she was abducted while riding her bicycle, prompting her mother to seek out a system that alerts the nation of abducted children, we know that to be called an Amber Alert today.

Director: Keoni Waxman | Stars: Elisabeth Röhm, Teryl Rothery, Myron Natwick, Sophie Hough

Votes: 439

15. The Murder Farm (2009)

93 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

On a remote farm an entire family is murdered.

Director: Bettina Oberli | Stars: Julia Jentsch, Monica Bleibtreu, Volker Bruch, Filip Peeters

Votes: 888

16. Frenchie (1950)

Approved | 81 min | Romance, Western

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Frenchie Fontaine sells her successful business in New Orleans to come West. Her reason? Find the men who killed her father, Frank Dawson. But she only knows one of the two who did and she's determined to find out the other.

Director: Louis King | Stars: Joel McCrea, Shelley Winters, Paul Kelly, Elsa Lanchester

Votes: 299

17. So Help Me God (2017)

100 min | Documentary

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

In this unapologetic and politically incorrect portrait, an extraordinary and eccentric Belgian judge takes viewers behind the scenes of real-life criminal investigations. The ... See full summary »

Directors: Yves Hinant, Jean Libon | Stars: Anne Gruwez, David Derumier, Serge Graide, Marc Slavic

Votes: 742

18. Double Xposure (2012)

105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

When Song Qi stumbles upon her boyfriend's affair with her best friend, her life quickly starts falling apart and she is subsequently drawn into a quicksand of revenge and murder. Though ... See full summary »

Director: Yu Li | Stars: Bingbing Fan, Feng Shao Feng, Siyan Huo, Anlian Yao

Votes: 386

19. This Is the Zodiac Speaking (2008 Video)

102 min | Documentary, Crime

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Retrospective documentary covering aspects of the Zodiac investigation, including interviews with the original investigators and surviving victims.

Director: David Prior | Stars: Pierre Bidou, Russell T. Butterbach, Les Lundblad, Richard Hoffman

Votes: 225

20. The Unguarded Moment (1956)

Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A beautiful teacher is protective of a high school boy who sexually harassed her, and later he becomes a murder suspect.

Director: Harry Keller | Stars: Esther Williams, George Nader, John Saxon, Edward Andrews

Votes: 311

21. Frenchman's Farm (1987)

R | 86 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

5.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

An Australian woman's car breaks down in the country, and when she goes to get help, she's whisked back in time to 1944 and witnesses a murder. Returning to her car, time reverts to normal,... See full summary »

Director: Ron Way | Stars: Tracey Tainsh, David Reyne, Norman Kaye, John Meillon

Votes: 149

22. 64: Part I (2016)

121 min | Mystery

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

1989 is the 64 Shouwa year in the Japanese calendar, thus the unsolved girl kidnapping-murder case is called "64(rokuyon)" that got up in this year in Criminal Investigation Department in ... See full summary »

Director: Takahisa Zeze | Stars: Kôichi Satô, Gô Ayano, Nana Eikura, Eita

Votes: 260

23. Jack the Ripper: The Definitive Story (2011– )

90 min | Documentary, History

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Taking you back to 1888, this extraordinary two-part special goes back to basics, dispelling the myths and misconceptions that have surrounded this case for so long. Reconstructing in 3D ... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Begg, John Bennett, Dianne Learmouth, Caroline Waite

Votes: 57

24. Jack the Ripper in America (2009 TV Special)

45 min | Biography

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Jack the Ripper, the world's greatest ever serial killer. For over a hundred years he has eluded every investigator. Could it be that they have all been looking in the wrong place - and ... See full summary »

Director: John Fothergill | Stars: Edward T. Norris, Terry MacDonald, James Card, Newson Osbourne

Votes: 39

25. His Name Was Arthur Leigh Allen (2008 Video)

Documentary, Short, Crime

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Retrospective documentary on Arthur Leigh Allen, a prime suspect in the Zodiac investigation.

Director: David Prior | Stars: Arthur Spinelli, Donald Cheney, Sandy Panzarella, Norman Boudreau

Votes: 51

26. 759 Dresden (2010)

50 min | Documentary

9.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

This documentary film is about the unsolved 1973 "Tweed Murders" that occurred in East Liverpool, Ohio. With interviews from the people that were there, previously unseen archival footage, ... See full summary »

Director: David Dunlap

Votes: 5

27. O Amuleto (2015)

Thriller

3.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

Moçambique beach in Florianópolis, have a lot of unsolved murders cases. One day, Diana, Alex, Paulinho and Marcinha went to a party in the forest. In the next day, three teenagers are ... See full summary »

Director: Jeferson De | Stars: Régius Brandão, Maria Fernanda Cândido, Isadora Damiani, Daniel Filho

Votes: 77

28. A Dog's Best Friend (1959)

Approved | 70 min | Drama, Western

5.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A young orphan rejects his foster parents--instead turning to a German Shepard whose master was recently murdered. Stumbling on some evidence, the boy is rescued from the killer by his dog.

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Bill Williams, Marcia Henderson, Roger Mobley, Roy Engel

Votes: 28

29. The Quiet Village (1997)

78 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

After his predecessor on a long-festering wilderness village murder case resigns for "reasons of health", a young police detective decides it's time for more forceful methods. But there's ... See full summary »

Director: Kari Väänänen | Stars: Taisto Reimaluoto, Sari Havas, Taneli Mäkelä, Vesa Vierikko

Votes: 160

30. Leakin Park: Down in the Devil's Well/True Crime Horror Documentary (2018 Video)

36 min | Short

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Dan Bell films on location in Baltimore, MD's Leakin Park, often referred to by locals as Baltimore's Open Air Cemetery. Documenting the brutal murder of Baltimore resident Vashan Kamal ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Bell | Stars: Dan Bell, Eric Harmin, Rick Serra, Matt Sonswa

31. The Wailer 3 (2012)

110 min | Horror

2.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Javier Barbera | Stars: Josh DeLozier, Maria Pallas, Chris Anderson, Nicole Simpson

Votes: 103

32. Battles: The Murder That Wouldn't Die (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 97 min | Thriller, Crime, Drama

4.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Former Los Angeles police lieutenant Bill Battles is hired by Hawaii State university to not only become head of the campus police, but assistant coach in charge of special teams for the ... See full summary »

Director: Ron Satlof | Stars: William Conrad, Lane Caudell, Robin Mattson, Marj Dusay

Votes: 28

33. Jill Dando: The 20 Year Mystery (2019 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Crime

5.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Julie Etchingham looks back at the assassination of Jill Dando on the 20 year anniversary.

Director: Tom Stone | Stars: Julie Etchingham, Cliff Richard, David James Smith, Jill Dando

Votes: 6

34. Finding Jack the Ripper (2011 TV Special)

44 min | Documentary

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

London, 1888. A killer known by the name of Jack the Ripper brutally murders five prostitutes. Though the killings make the world's headlines, the slayer's identity remains a mystery for ... See full summary »

Director: Ian A. Hunt | Stars: Harry Chase, Joachim Kerzel, Sean Pertwee, Trevor Marriott

Votes: 17

35. Het woeden der gehele wereld (2006)

115 min | Thriller

4.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Guido Pieters | Stars: Maarten Heijmans, Bart de Vries, Vivienne van den Assem, Cees Geel

Votes: 219

36. Jack the Ripper: The Final Solution (1980 TV Special)

40 min | Documentary, Short

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In an attempt to solve the mystery, Stephen Knight concluded that five women-Mary Ann Nichols, Annie Chapman, Elizabeth Stride, Catherine Eddowes, and Mary Jane Kelly-were murdered in 1888 ... See full summary »

Stars: Ray McGregor, Robert Anderson, Annie Chapman, Alice Margaret Crook

Votes: 36

37. She Was Murdered (2017 Video)

70 min | Talk-Show

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Stefan Molyneux's caller is Brian, whose life has been aimless since the (still-unsolved) murder of his mother.

Stars: Stefan Molyneux, Mike M. DeMarco

38. Unsolved (2004– )

23 min | Documentary, Crime

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Alex Norton, George Puttock, John Quinn, Ricky Mason

39. Jack the Ripper: Prime Suspect (2011 TV Special)

TV-14 | 50 min | Documentary

5.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Forensics scientists use modern methods to point to a previously undiscovered suspect.

Director: Franco di Chiera | Stars: Dennis Cometti, Brett Allen, Eliot Buchan, Adam Cannel

Votes: 70

40. Jack the Ripper: An On-Going Mystery (2000 TV Movie)

49 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A new look into the mysterious serial killer: Jack the Ripper.

Directors: Brian J. Kelly, Virginia Williams | Stars: Martin Kemp, Robert Lindsay, Chris Cardno, Anne Flosnik

Votes: 26

41. The Real Jack the Ripper (2010 TV Movie)

44 min | Documentary

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The Real Jack the Ripper looks at the 'Autumn of Terror' in London's East end in 1888 through the eyes of the victims of Jack the Ripper.

Director: David Mortin | Stars: Robert Latimer Cornell, Paul Begg, Jonathan Bennett, Stewart Evans

Votes: 14

42. In Search of Bible John (2011 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary, Crime

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

David Hayman analyses the unsolved murders of the 1960s Scottish serial killer "Bible John".

Director: Julian Dismore | Stars: David Hayman, Andy Beaven, David Cowan, Alan Crow

43. Vic Reeves Investigates... Jack the Ripper (2007 TV Special)

45 min | Documentary, Crime, History

5.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Vic Reeves, Keith Charles, Paul Johnson, Richard Jones

Votes: 7

44. Agent of Chaos

Action, Crime, Thriller | Announced

A decorated police officer is targeted by an international terrorist who believes hidden messages in the Zodiac Killer's letters selected him to "cleanse" the nation.

Director: Brandon Slagle | Star: Devanny Pinn

45. Villi Pohjola (1955)

100 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

5.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Western spoof set in the "Wild North", the Finnish Lapland. A young woman whose gold-digger father was killed two years earlier thinks the killer was Tundra-Tauno. She goes after him but ... See full summary »

Director: Aarne Tarkas | Stars: Tapio Rautavaara, Elina Pohjanpää, Matti Oravisto, Aino-Maija Tikkanen

Votes: 103

46. I Was a Dancer (1949)

Crime

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

A prop dagger is replaced by a real dagger at a ballet school, and may help to find the killer in a 30-year-old murder.

Director: Frank Richardson | Stars: Diana Napier, Igor Barczinsky, Patricia Owen, John Oxford

47. In the World of Jack the Ripper (2008 TV Special)

45 min | Documentary, Crime, History

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Corey Johnson, Peter Dean, Tessa Dunlop, Richard Gizbert

49. Poirier enquête (2016– )

30 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

The investigative journalist, Claude Poirier, takes stock this time into unsolved murders in Québec.

Stars: Claude Poirier, David Savard, Jean-Claude Bergeron, Sylvain Leblanc

50. Calling Bible John (1996 TV Short)

26 min | Documentary, Short, Crime

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Sarah Barclay | Stars: Andrew O'Hagan, Liz Craig, Joe Jackson, James McEwan



Recently Viewed