Investigation Movies

List of the best investigative movies selected by our site visitors: Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears, The Silencing, Major Grom: Plague Doctor, Scooby-Doo! The Sword and the Scoob, Body Cam, Last Moment of Clarity, Coffee & Kareem, The Unholy, Death on the Nile, Knives Out.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecrime, detective
CountryAustralia
CharactersHeroes, Friends, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Missing people
PlaceAustralia
StyleRomantic, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Soulful, Fascinating

After freeing a young Bedouin girl from her unjust imprisonment in Jerusalem, an Australian adventuress, together with her devoted police detective friend, begins to unravel a decade-old mystery concerning priceless emeralds, an ancient curse and the disappearance of the girl's mother and massacre of her tribe.

The Silencing (2020)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersSerial killers, Hermits, Introverts, Old men
PlotInvestigation
PlaceNature reserves
StyleFor men

A reformed hunter becomes involved in a deadly game of cat and mouse when he and the local sheriff set out to track a vicious killer who may have kidnapped his daughter years ago.

Major Grom: Plague Doctor (2021)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, comedy, short, crime
CountryRussia
CharactersPolice, Heroes, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Social Media, Difficult choice
PlaceRussia
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Worth watching

Igor Grom is a skilled policeman from St. Petersburg, known for his daring nature and uncompromising attitude towards the criminals of all kinds. Incredible strength, analytical mind and integrity – these qualities make Major Grom the perfect policeman. Working tirelessly, he always pushes through, and meets the challenges standing in the way.

Scooby-Doo! The Sword and the Scoob (2021)
CharactersDogs, Witch, Dragons, Knights, Friends
PlotInvestigation, Friendship, Mystery

An evil sorceress transports the gang back to the age of chivalrous knights, spell-casting wizards, and fire-breathing dragons.

Body Cam (2020)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersPolice
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Death
PlaceUSA
StyleTense, Womens in main roles, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Cops involved with covering up a murder by getting rid of their body cam video footage find themselves haunted by an evil spirit.

Last Moment of Clarity (2020)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
CharactersActors
PlotInvestigation, Skirmishes, Mystery
PlaceParis, USA, Los Angeles

A normal New Yorker's life is upended when his girlfriend is murdered by the Bulgarian mob. He flees to Paris to hide from her killers. But three years later, he sees a similar looking woman on the silver screen. Obsession with past love takes Sam to Los Angeles to look for answers, only to put him back into the sights of the Bulgarians. An updated Hitchcockian thriller in the vein of Vertigo and Rear Window

Coffee & Kareem (2020)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersPolice, Partners
PlotInvestigation
StyleNetflix

A Detroit cop reluctantly teams with his girlfriend's 11-year-old son to clear his name and take down the city's most ruthless criminal.

The Unholy (2021)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
CharactersWitch, Journalists
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Supernatural, Religious, Evil spirits
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating, Tense, Creepy, Depressive, Disturbing

Alice, a young hearing-impaired girl who, after a supposed visitation from the Virgin Mary, is inexplicably able to hear, speak and heal the sick. As word spreads and people from near and far flock to witness her miracles, a disgraced journalist hoping to revive his career visits the small New England town to investigate. When terrifying events begin to happen all around, he starts to question if these phenomena are the works of the Virgin Mary or something much more sinister.

Death on the Nile (2022)
Mark
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Malta, United Kingdom
CharactersDetectives, Beautiful girls
PlotInvestigation, Mystery
PlaceShips, Egypt
StyleWomens in main roles

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.

Knives Out (2019)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Family, Writers, Lawyers, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Intrigue, Inheritance, Death, Chase
PlaceMansions, Country houses, Estate
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Fascinating, For men

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.

Lost Girls (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Missing people, Death, Depression
PlaceUSA
StyleNetflix, By books, Tense, Womens in main roles, Depressive

When Mari Gilbert's daughter disappears, police inaction drives her own investigation into the gated Long Island community where Shannan was last seen. Her search brings attention to over a dozen murdered sex workers.

Secret Magic Control Agency (2021)
CharactersChildrens, Witch, Brother and sister
PlotInvestigation, Adventure, Magic
StyleNetflix, For children

The Secret Magic Control Agency sends its two best agents, Hansel and Gretel, to fight against the witch of the Gingerbread House.

Sweet Girl (2021)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersDefenders
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Skirmishes, Fight, Death

A devastated husband vows to bring justice to the people responsible for his wife's death while protecting the only family he has left, his daughter.

Jolt (2021)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersStrong women, Blonde girls
PlotFight, Skirmishes, Investigation, Superpowers, First love
StyleUnexpected ending, Dynamic, Womens in main roles, Worth watching

Lindy is an acid-tongued woman with rage issues who controls her temper by shocking herself with an electrode vest. One day she makes a connection with Justin, who gives her a glimmer of hope for a shock-free future, but when he’s murdered she launches herself on a revenge-fueled rampage in pursuit of his killer.

The Last Thing He Wanted (2020)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersJournalists, Reporters
PlotInvestigation, Money, Conspiracies, Weapon, Cheating
StyleNetflix, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Womens in main roles

At the turning point of the Iran-Contra affair, Elena McMahon, a fearless investigative journalist covering the 1984 US presidential campaign, puts herself in danger when she abandons her assigned task in order to fulfill the last wish of her ailing father, a mysterious man whose past activities she barely knows.

The Quarry (2020)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersPolice, Alcoholics, Lawyers, Judge, Priests
PlotInvestigation, Pursuit, Chase, Funeral
PlaceTexas, USA, Small cities
StyleBy books

A man on the run from his own sins, finds himself in a small border town in Texas, impersonating a reverend. The town are quickly drawn to the man's unorthodox sermons, but so is a police chief who has his suspicions.

Reminiscence (2021)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, detective
CountryUSA
PlotInvestigation, Skirmishes, Fight, Technology, Environmental disasters
TimeFuture

Nicolas Bannister, a rugged and solitary veteran living in a near-future Miami flooded by rising seas, is an expert in a dangerous occupation: he offers clients the chance to relive any memory they desire. His life changes when he meets a mysterious young woman named Mae. What begins as a simple matter of lost and found becomes a passionate love affair. But when a different client's memories implicate Mae in a series of violent crimes, Bannister must delve through the dark world of the past to uncover the truth about the woman he fell for.

Contagion (2011)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration01:46
CharactersScientists, Terminally ill, Businessmen, Virologists
PlotSurvival, Investigation, End of the world, Viruses, Death
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

As an epidemic of a lethal airborne virus - that kills within days - rapidly grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself.

Crisis (2021)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama
CountryCanada, Belgium
CharactersPolice, Criminals
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSA
StyleAction

Three stories about the world of opioids collide: a drug trafficker arranges a multi-cartel Fentanyl smuggling operation between Canada and the U.S., an architect recovering from an OxyContin addiction tracks down the truth behind her son's involvement with narcotics, and a university professor battles unexpected revelations about his research employer, a drug company with deep government influence bringing a new "non-addictive" painkiller to market.

Midnight in the Switchgrass (2021)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Truckers, FBI, Beautiful girls
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Investigation, Cheating, Human trafficking
StyleWomens in main roles

FBI Agent Karl Helter and his partner Rebecca Lombardo are very close to busting a sex-trafficking ring. When they realize their investigation has crossed the path of a brutal serial killer, they team up with a Texas Ranger to put an end to the infamous 'Truck Stop Killer'.




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