Detective films about the court

List of the best detective films about the court, selected by visitors to our site: Non-Stop, Wind River, Searching, Knives Out, Evil Under the Sun, The Hidden, Under Suspicion, The Batman, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, L.A. Confidential.

In the top there are new films of 2023, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA, Canada
Duration01:46

Bill Marks is a burned-out veteran of the Air Marshals service. He views the assignment not as a life-saving duty, but as a desk job in the sky. However, today's flight will be no routine trip. Shortly into the transatlantic journey from New York to London, he receives a series of mysterious text messages ordering him to have the government transfer $150 million into a secret account, or a passenger will die every 20 minutes.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA

An FBI agent teams with the town's veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Russia
Duration02:32

After David Kim's 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a local investigation is opened and a detective is assigned to the case. But 37 hours later and without a single lead, David decides to search the one place no one has looked yet, where all secrets are kept today: his daughter's laptop.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan's untimely death.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:57

Trying to find how a millionaire wound up with a phony diamond brings Hercule Poirot to an exclusive island resort frequented by the rich and famous. When a murder is committed, everyone has an alibi.

Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, fantastic, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

An alien is on the run in America. To get his kicks, it kills anything that gets in its way, and uses the body as a new hiding place. This alien has a goal in life; power. Hotly pursued by another alien (who's borrowed the body of a dead FBI agent), lots of innocent people die in the chase.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:51

A lawyer is asked to come to the police station to clear up a few loose ends in his witness report of a foul murder. "This will only take ten minutes", they say, but it turns out to be one loose end after another, and the ten minutes he is away from his speech become longer and longer.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, action, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

In his second year of fighting crime, Batman uncovers corruption in Gotham City that connects to his own family while facing a serial killer known as the Riddler.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Sweden, Norway
Duration02:33

This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, punk computer hacker named Lisbeth Salander. As they work together in the investigation, Blomkvist and Salander uncover immense corruption beyond anything they have ever imagined.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama, crime, detective, film noir
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slayings of the patrons at an all-night diner.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:12

Dolores Claiborne was accused of killing her abusive husband twenty years ago, but the court's findings were inconclusive and she was allowed to walk free. Now she has been accused of killing her employer, Vera Donovan, and this time there is a witness who can place her at the scene of the crime. Things look bad for Dolores when her daughter Selena, a successful Manhattan magazine writer, returns to cover the story.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryFrance

A young and talented black box analyst is on a mission to solve the reason behind the deadly crash of a brand new aircraft.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, France
Duration02:15

In the questionable town of Deer Meadow, Washington, FBI Agent Desmond inexplicably disappears while hunting for the man who murdered a teen girl. The killer is never apprehended, and, after experiencing dark visions and supernatural encounters, Agent Dale Cooper chillingly predicts that the culprit will claim another life. Meanwhile, in the more cozy town of Twin Peaks, hedonistic beauty Laura Palmer hangs with lowlifes and seems destined for a grisly fate.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryDenmark, Germany, Sweden, Norway
Duration01:54

Copenhagen, Denmark, 2018. A frightening discovery is made in an old apartment. The subsequent investigation of Department Q members leads them to an infamous institution for girls that was suddenly closed in the early sixties.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Italy, Malta, France, United Kingdom
Duration02:29

When the curator of the Louvre is found murdered in the famed museum's hallowed halls, Harvard professor, Robert Langdon and cryptographer, Sophie Neve must untangle a deadly web of deceit involving the works of Leonardo da Vinci.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:53

A young woman doctor discovers something sinister going on in her hospital. Relatively healthy patients are having 'complications' during simple operations and ending up in comas. The patients are then shipped off to an institute that looks after them. The young doctor suspects there is more to this than meets the eye.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts of dead people.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:36

A man confesses to an FBI agent his family's story of how his religious fanatic father's visions lead to a series of murders to destroy supposed "demons."

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:09

A mother lives quietly with her son. One day, a girl is brutally killed, and the boy is charged with the murder. Now, it's his mother's mission to prove him innocent.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea

A detective investigating a man's death in the mountains meets the dead man's mysterious wife in the course of his dogged sleuthing.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:50

Jin-seok, 21-year-old, moves into a new house with his family. He suffers from a slight schizophrenia but he carries an ordinary life under the warm care of the family. His older brother Yu-seok is a decent college student, a mentor, and role model for Jin-seok. One night, his beloved brother is kidnapped by unidentified assailants before Jin-seok’s eye. Jin-seok can’t recognize their faces, but can remember only the VIN that matches with no car. After long silence of 19 days, suddenly Yu-seok returns home, but remembers nothing which had happened in the meantime. And soon Jin-seok feels Yu-seok is a total stranger…

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryGermany
Duration01:30

A young lawyer stumbles upon a vast conspiracy while investigating a brutal murder case.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genreadventure, crime, detective
CountrySoviet Union
Duration02:34

The Hound of the Baskervilles is a 1981 Soviet film adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's novel The Hound of the Baskervilles. It was the third installment in the TV series about adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson. A potent streak of humour ran through the film as concerns references to traditional British customs and stereotypes, ensuring the film's popularity with several generations of Russophone viewers. Other features of this best entry in the series include excellent exterior shots which closely match the novel's setting in the Dartmoor marshland, as well as an all-star cast: in addition to the famous Livanov -Solomin duo as Holmes and Watson, the film stars the internationally acclaimed actor/director Nikita Mikhalkov as Sir Henry Baskerville and the Russian movie legend Oleg Yankovsky as the villain Stapleton.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:11

1986 Gyunggi Province. The body of a young woman is found brutally raped and murdered. Two months later, a series of rapes and murders commences under similar circumstances. And in a country that had never known such crimes, the dark whispers about a serial murderer grow louder. A special task force is set up in the area, with two local detectives Park Doo-Man and Jo Young-Goo joined by a detective from Seoul who requested to be assigned to the case.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:06

The film is based on a true yet unsolved murder case from the early 1990s that is known among Koreans as the "disappearance of the frog children." In 1991, five elementary school students told their parents that they were going to hang out on a nearby mountain to catch frogs, and then they go missing.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrefantastic, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:42


Detectives from the present and a detective from the past communicate via walkie-talkie to solve a long-time unsolved case.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredetective
CountrySoviet Union
Duration02:16

Sudden arrival of a police inspector in the middle of a bourgeois family's dinner party reveals various sordid and shameful secrets that may have contributed to the recent suicide of an impoverished young woman.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration02:25

An international assassin known as ‘The Jackal’ is employed by disgruntled French generals to kill President Charles de Gaulle, with a dedicated gendarme on the assassin’s trail.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:50

In the DMZ separating North and South Korea, two North Korean soldiers have been killed, supposedly by one South Korean soldier. But the 11 bullets found in the bodies, together with the 5 remaining bullets in the assassin's magazine clip, amount to 16 bullets for a gun that should normally hold 15 bullets. The investigating Swiss/Swedish team from the neutral countries overseeing the DMZ suspects that another, unknown party was involved - all of which points to some sort of cover up. The truth is much simpler and much more tragic.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:45

Jane Marple solves the mystery when a local woman is poisoned and a visiting movie star seems to have been the intended victim.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Malta, United Kingdom

Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot’s Egyptian vacation aboard a glamorous river steamer turns into a terrifying search for a murderer when a picture-perfect couple’s idyllic honeymoon is tragically cut short.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:53

Leonard Shelby is tracking down the man who raped and murdered his wife. The difficulty, however, of locating his wife's killer is compounded by the fact that he suffers from a rare, untreatable form of memory loss. Although he can recall details of life before his accident, Leonard cannot remember what happened fifteen minutes ago, where he's going, or why.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:58

Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

Clarice Starling is a top student at the FBI's training academy. Jack Crawford wants Clarice to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a brilliant psychiatrist who is also a violent psychopath, serving life behind bars for various acts of murder and cannibalism. Crawford believes that Lecter may have insight into a case and that Starling, as an attractive young woman, may be just the bait to draw him out.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:49

An African American detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racist southern town.

Genredetective

When her best friend vanishes during a girls' trip to Croatia, Beth races to figure out what happened. But each clue yields another unsettling deception.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. Sommerset researches each sin in an effort to get inside the killer's mind, while his novice partner, Mills, scoffs at his efforts to unravel the case.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA

Stranded at a rest stop in the mountains during a blizzard, a recovering addict discovers a kidnapped child hidden in a car belonging to one of the people inside the building which sets her on a terrifying struggle to identify who among them is the kidnapper.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryFrance, Belgium

In Paris, a young girl is found dead in a Parisian square, wearing an evening dress. Commissioner Maigret will try to identify him and then understand what happened to the victim.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Spain, USA
Duration02:10

A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

Deputy Sheriff Joe "Deke" Deacon joins forces with Sgt. Jim Baxter to search for a serial killer who's terrorizing Los Angeles. As they track the culprit, Baxter is unaware that the investigation is dredging up echoes of Deke's past, uncovering disturbing secrets that could threaten more than his case.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryCanada, USA

After an experimental gene therapy turns them into monsters, three twenty-somethings band together to hunt down the scientist responsible and force him to make them human again.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA

A fledgling lawyer at the CIA that becomes enmeshed in dangerous international power politics when a former asset threatens to expose the nature of her long-term relationship with the agency unless they exonerate her of a serious crime.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecrime, detective, biography
CountryUSA

Loretta McLaughlin was the reporter who first connected the murders and broke the story of the Boston Strangler. She and Jean Cole challenged the sexism of the early 1960s to report on the city's most notorious serial killer.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, comedy, detective
CountryUSA

A journalist and podcaster from New York City travels to West Texas in order to report on the death of a girl he was hooking up with.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

Facing an existential threat that could bring down the Crime Lab, a brilliant team of forensic investigators must welcome back old friends and deploy new techniques to preserve and serve justice in Sin City.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountrySpain, USA, Romania

After a tragic abort, Lola and her husband Adolfo adopt Tin and Tina, two lovely brother and sister with an ultra-catholic education that makes them interpret Holy Bible verbatim.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, comedy, detective
CountryUSA

A series of eerie events thrusts an unlikely trio onto the trail of a nefarious government conspiracy in this pulpy mystery caper.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUSA

A tutor is being assigned an unexpected task at a mansion and finds himself struggling with the obsessions of his student, who threatens to expose his darkest secrets.




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