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1. Desperate Housewives (2004–2012)

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

7.4
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Secrets and truths unfold through the lives of female friends in one suburban neighborhood, after the mysterious suicide of a neighbor.

Stars: Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross, Eva Longoria

Votes: 108,632

2. Cube (1997)

R | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.2
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61 Metascore

6 complete strangers of widely varying personality characteristics are involuntarily placed in an endless maze containing deadly traps.

Director: Vincenzo Natali | Stars: Nicole de Boer, Maurice Dean Wint, David Hewlett, Andrew Miller

Votes: 196,428 | Gross: $0.50M

3. The Blair Witch Project (1999)

R | 81 min | Horror, Mystery

6.5
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81 Metascore

Three film students vanish after traveling into a Maryland forest to film a documentary on the local Blair Witch legend, leaving only their footage behind.

Directors: Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sánchez | Stars: Heather Donahue, Michael C. Williams, Joshua Leonard, Bob Griffin

Votes: 219,730 | Gross: $140.54M

4. The Birds (1963)

PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.7
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87 Metascore

A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Rod Taylor, Tippi Hedren, Jessica Tandy, Suzanne Pleshette

Votes: 157,938 | Gross: $11.40M

5. Cold Case (2003–2010)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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The Philadelphia homicide squad's lone female detective finds her calling when she's assigned "cold cases", older crimes that have never been solved.

Stars: Kathryn Morris, Danny Pino, John Finn, Jeremy Ratchford

Votes: 22,759

6. Paranormal Activity (2007)

R | 86 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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68 Metascore

After moving into a suburban home, a couple becomes increasingly disturbed by a nightly demonic presence.

Director: Oren Peli | Stars: Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat, Mark Fredrichs, Amber Armstrong

Votes: 210,474 | Gross: $107.92M

7. Caché (2005)

R | 117 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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83 Metascore

A married couple is terrorized by a series of surveillance videotapes left on their front porch.

Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Juliette Binoche, Maurice Bénichou, Annie Girardot

Votes: 67,464 | Gross: $3.63M

8. Three Identical Strangers (2018)

PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.7
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81 Metascore

In 1980 New York, three young men who were all adopted meet each other and find out they're triplets who were separated at birth. But their quest to find out why turns into a bizarre and sinister mystery.

Director: Tim Wardle | Stars: Robert Shafran, Michael Domnitz, Howard Schneider, Ellen Cervone

Votes: 17,622 | Gross: $12.32M

9. Broken Flowers (2005)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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79 Metascore

As the extremely withdrawn Don Johnston is dumped by his latest woman, he receives an anonymous letter from a former lover informing him that he has a son who may be looking for him. A freelance sleuth neighbor moves Don to embark on a cross-country search for his old flames in search of answers.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Bill Murray, Jessica Lange, Sharon Stone, Julie Delpy

Votes: 93,436 | Gross: $13.74M

10. Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Mystery

7.5
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81 Metascore

During a rural summer picnic, a few students and a teacher from an Australian girls' school vanish without a trace. Their absence frustrates and haunts the people left behind.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Rachel Roberts, Anne-Louise Lambert, Vivean Gray, Helen Morse

Votes: 30,965 | Gross: $0.23M

11. The Kettering Incident (2016– )

TV-MA | 51 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.9
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Doctor Anna Macy finds herself inexplicably linked to the disappearance of two girls, fifteen years apart.

Stars: Elizabeth Debicki, Matthew Le Nevez, Henry Nixon, Anthony Phelan

Votes: 2,911

12. Willow Creek (2013)

Not Rated | 80 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.1
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62 Metascore

Jim and his girlfriend Kelly are visiting the infamous Willow Creek, the alleged home of the original Bigfoot legend - the tale of huge ape like creatures that roam the forests of North ... See full summary »

Director: Bobcat Goldthwait | Stars: Alexie Gilmore, Bryce Johnson, Laura Montagna, Bucky Sinister

Votes: 9,623

13. L'Avventura (1960)

Not Rated | 144 min | Drama, Mystery

7.9
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A woman disappears during a Mediterranean boating trip. During the search, her lover and her best friend become attracted to each other.

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: Gabriele Ferzetti, Monica Vitti, Lea Massari, Dominique Blanchar

Votes: 23,507

14. Unsolved Mysteries (1987–2010)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

8.3
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Combines dramatic re-enactments, interviews and updates, to tell stories of real mysteries, from human to the supernatural.

Stars: Robert Stack, Dennis Farina, Keely Shaye Brosnan, Christopher Chacon

Votes: 3,866

15. School's Out (2018)

104 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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When Pierre Hoffman integrates the prestigious College St Joseph, it finds among 3th 1 of strange behavior, a hostility diffuse, a deaf violence. Is it because their professor of French has... See full summary »

Director: Sébastien Marnier | Stars: Laurent Lafitte, Emmanuelle Bercot, Luàna Bajrami, Victor Bonnel

Votes: 784

16. Framed for Murder: A Fixer Upper Mystery (2017 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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In the small resort town of Lighthouse Cove, everyone knows that the best man for the job is a woman. And that woman is Shannon Hughes, owner of Hughes Restoration and an expert in ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Jean | Stars: Jewel Kilcher, Colin Ferguson, Erin Karpluk, Ron Lea

Votes: 814

17. Nancy (2018)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Mystery

6.2
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67 Metascore

Nancy becomes increasingly convinced she was kidnapped as a child. When she meets a couple whose daughter went missing thirty years ago, reasonable doubts give way to willful belief.

Director: Christina Choe | Stars: Andrea Riseborough, Steve Buscemi, Ann Dowd, John Leguizamo

Votes: 2,000 | Gross: $0.08M

18. Suicide Club (2001)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.6
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A detective is trying to find the cause of a string of suicides.

Director: Sion Sono | Stars: Ryo Ishibashi, Masatoshi Nagase, Mai Hosho, Tamao Satô

Votes: 17,532

19. Mumford (1999)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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62 Metascore

In the small town of Mumford, a psychologist of the same name moves in and quickly becomes very popular, despite a questionable past.

Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: Loren Dean, Hope Davis, Jason Lee, Alfre Woodard

Votes: 8,595 | Gross: $4.55M

20. Creepy (2016)

Not Rated | 130 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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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: 3,474

21. Day Break (2006–2007)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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Today Detective Brett Hopper will be accused of shooting state attorney Alberto Garza. He will offer his rock solid alibi. He will realize he's been framed. And he will run. Then he will wake up and start the day over again.

Stars: Taye Diggs, Moon Bloodgood, Victoria Pratt, Meta Golding

Votes: 7,544

22. The Stoneman Murders (2009)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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In 1980s Bombay, a serial killer starts targeting homeless street dwellers, whilst a suspended police officer attempts to solve the case.

Director: Manish Gupta | Stars: Kay Kay Menon, Arbaaz Khan, Rukhsar Rehman, Virendra Saxena

Votes: 2,187

23. Intruders (1992– )

163 min | Biography, Horror, Mystery

6.4
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All over the world, people report they've been visited by aliens, taken aboard spaceships and medically examined. The authorities appear to know all about these visits but won't acknowledge... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Crenna, Mare Winningham, Susan Blakely, Daphne Ashbrook

Votes: 1,168

24. The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden (2013)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.7
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69 Metascore

About a series of unsolved disappearances on the Galapagos Island of Floreana in the 1930s.

Directors: Daniel Geller, Dayna Goldfine | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Sebastian Koch, Thomas Kretschmann, Diane Kruger

Votes: 1,225 | Gross: $0.25M

25. Room 37: The Mysterious Death of Johnny Thunders (2019)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Thriller

4.3
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Famed rock and roll guitarist Johnny Thunders arrives in New Orleans to get his life together after a toll of hardships, but instead falls into a dark journey and trail of events that are ... See full summary »

Directors: Fernando Cordero Caballero, Vicente Cordero | Stars: Leo Ramsey, Devin McGregor Ketko, Timothy Lee DePriest, Jason Lasater

Votes: 116

26. Silver City (2004)

R | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.0
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47 Metascore

The discovery of a corpse threatens to unravel a bumbling local politician's campaign for governor of Colorado.

Director: John Sayles | Stars: Chris Cooper, Thora Birch, Maria Bello, Billy Zane

Votes: 3,711 | Gross: $1.02M

27. Eden Log (2007)

R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.3
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A man wakes up deep inside a cave. Suffering amnesia, he has no recollection of how he came to be here or of what happened to the man whose body he finds beside him. Tailed by a mysterious ... See full summary »

Director: Franck Vestiel | Stars: Clovis Cornillac, Vimala Pons, Zohar Wexler, Sifan Shao

Votes: 6,285

28. The Black Camel (1931)

Passed | 71 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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The unsolved murder of a Hollywood actor several years earlier and an enigmatic psychic are the keys to help Charlie solve the Honolulu stabbing death of a beautiful actress.

Director: Hamilton MacFadden | Stars: Warner Oland, Sally Eilers, Bela Lugosi, Dorothy Revier

Votes: 1,218

29. Past Life (2010)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.5
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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.

Stars: Kelli Giddish, Nic Bishop, Richard Schiff, Ravi Patel

Votes: 391

30. The World's Astonishing News! (2000– )

Crime, Drama

8.8
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Popular Japanese Television series, chronicling unusual or outrageous stories from around the world, most notably the United States. Many episodes deal with infamous crimes, but there are ... See full summary »

Stars: Mark Chinnery, Thomas Dalby, Michael T Stewart, Brandon Francis

Votes: 76

31. Bodom (2014)

65 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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For the 50th anniversary of the Lake Bodom murders, two media students obsessed with the case launch a journalistic investigation. The footage they have left behind only raises new questions.

Directors: Gergö Elekes, József Gallai | Stars: Vivien Turzó, Bence Kovács, Kata Tábori, Dániel Szabó

Votes: 325

32. The Murder Farm (2009)

93 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.6
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On a remote farm an entire family is murdered.

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

Votes: 891

33. Soi Cowboy (2008)

117 min | Drama

5.4
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A Thai woman tries to avoid working in the red-light district of Bangkok and seeks some security by living with a European man.

Director: Thomas Clay | Stars: Nicolas Bro, Pimwalee Thampanyasan, Petch Mekoh, Natee Srimanta

Votes: 194

34. Dark Mountain (2013)

Not Rated | 82 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.4
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In March of 2011, three filmmakers disappeared in the Superstition Mountains of Arizona while documenting their search for the Lost Dutchman mine. Their bodies were never found... but their camera was.

Director: Tara Anaïse | Stars: Ron Eagle D'Andre II, Adam Haley, Sage Howard, George E. Johnston

Votes: 669

35. Who Killed Pasolini? (1995)

100 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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It's the story of the murder of a poet, a man, a great film director: Pier Paolo Pasolini. The story begin with the arrest of "Pelosi", a young man then accused of the murder of the poet. ... See full summary »

Director: Marco Tullio Giordana | Stars: Carlo DeFilippi, Nicoletta Braschi, Toni Bertorelli, Andrea Occhipinti

Votes: 490

36. Moxina (2012)

Unrated | 16 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy

7.0
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In the winter of 2008, two climbers encountered the Taiwanese legendary monster ' Moxina (2012) '(a.k.a. Mô-sîn-á) at the evil mountain 'Wuzhishan'. Ryota Nakanishi presents sixteen minutes of bizarre, surreal imagery.

Director: Ryota Nakanishi | Stars: Mario Bava, Pengquang Chen, Shunji Chen, Sean S. Cunningham

Votes: 722

37. Bell Witch Haunting (2004)

124 min | Drama, History, Horror

4.3
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"The Bell Witch Haunting" is a powerful supernatural historic thriller based on terrifying actual events that took place in Robertson County, Tennessee from 1817 to 1821, in which a spirit ... See full summary »

Director: Ric White | Stars: Doug Moore, Stephanie Love, Amber Bland, Hope Wade

Votes: 249

38. The Dominici Affair (1973)

Not Rated | 105 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.5
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This film explores the ins and outs of the Dominici Affair that made the headlines back in 1952. As a result of the case, a family man named Gaston Dominici was sentenced to death for the ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Bernard-Aubert | Stars: Jean Gabin, Victor Lanoux, Henri Vilbert, Gérard Depardieu

Votes: 496

39. The Unexplained (2011– )

Documentary

7.8
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The uneXplained is a documentary television series where authentic human mysteries are explored using metaphysical practices - one case at a time. Each episode focuses on individuals faced ... See full summary »

Stars: John Holland, Pam Coronado, Paul Selig, Tarmo Urb

Votes: 22

40. Dear Diary (1989)

103 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

6.6
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Two teen stories in one film starring the talented Herbert Bautista. In one story (Dear Party Line), he was a houseboy who strike up a friendship with a girl over the phone. In another ... See full summary »

Directors: Lupita Aquino-Kashiwahara, Leroy Salvador | Stars: Herbert Bautista, Gelli de Belen, Jigo Garcia, Gloria Sevilla

Votes: 19

41. Unsolved History (2002– )

60 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

6.9
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Historical mysteries are scientifically investigated.

Stars: Daniel Martinez, J.V. Martin, Mike Sode, Kathleen Kern

Votes: 100

42. Unsolved (2004– )

45 min | Crime

7.4
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Stars: Katharina Abt, Niels-Bruno Schmidt, Thomas Sarbacher, Karin Neuhäuser

Votes: 39

43. Bella in the Wych Elm (II) (2017)

36 min | Short, Crime, Fantasy

6.4
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In 1943 a group of boys wondering the woodland of Hagley Hall discovered the remains of an unknown woman stuffed inside a hollowed-out Wych Elm tree. To this day her identity is still ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Lee Rutter | Stars: Barry Anscomb-Moon, Matias Barnes, Peter Grail, Jim Heal

Votes: 17

44. JonBenet's Tricycle (2018)

89 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

8.7
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A unique individual who collects almost everything reveals some of the darker things he has acquired, including JonBenet Ramsey's Tricycle. An investigation of pop culture, media, tragedy and the items we possess.

Director: Andrew Novick | Stars: Matthew M. Baxter, Bryan Bonner, Theresa Mercado, Andrew Novick

Votes: 15

45. Missing Pieces: The Curious Case of the Somerton Man (2018)

48 min | Documentary

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Experts attempt to discover the identity of a man found dead on an Australian beach in 1948 that many suspect may have been a WWII spy. They further examine his connection to a nurse whose family believes was a Russian spy.

Director: Carolyn Bilsborow | Stars: Derek Abbott, Jeremy Austin, Warren Barrington, Sarah Briggs

46. Cloud Chamber (2013 Video Game)

Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.4
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Entering a haunted database, Internet users collaborate to uncover the story of a young scientist who risked her sanity and betrayed her father in order to investigate a signal from another world.

Director: Christian Fonnesbech | Stars: Gethin Anthony, Jesper Christensen, Sara Hjort Ditlevsen, Gwilym Lee

Votes: 36

47. La part de l'ombre (2014)

28 min | Short, Drama

7.6
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Director: Olivier Smolders | Stars: Marie Lecomte, Tatiana Nette, Pierre Lekeux, Benoît Peeters

Votes: 22

48. Das Tagebuch der Grete Müller (2014 Video)

74 min | Horror, Thriller

3.8
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Ivana, the only survivor of the happenings within the woods years ago, is contacted by a TV production company to shoot her version of the story about the legend of Grete Müller.

Director: Marcel Walz | Stars: Ivana Konovic, Jace Rashid, Armin Barwich, Roland Freitag

Votes: 28

50. Hush (I) (2006)

5 min | Short, Crime, Drama

5.2
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Some time after miscarrying, the psychologically traumatized Fay Malony finds herself accused of kidnapping. In the course of police investigation, the detective assigned to the case ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Delfino | Stars: Jacquelyn Knabusch, Tony Pratt, Winona Yellowhammer, Sean Barnes

Votes: 6



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