Movies about detectives and detectives

Movies about detectives and detectives
List of the best movies about detectives and detectives selected by visitors to our site: Knives Out, Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears, Death on the Nile, Scooby-Doo! The Sword and the Scoob, Missing You, The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil, The Emperor of Paris, Terrified, Rush Hour, The Scent.

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

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.

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.

Death on the Nile (2022)
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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.

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.

Missing You (2016)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:26
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Fathers, Detectives
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Death, Justice, Freedom
PlacePrison, Korea
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A girl who lost her father to a serial killer, a detective and a killer are intertwined in a chaotic relationship and are met with an unprecedented series of events.

The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil (2019)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:22
CharactersDogs, Maniacs, Mafia, Serial killers, Gangsters
PlotOn real events, Revenge, Motorcycles, Chase, Funeral
PlaceHospitals, Korea
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Fascinating, Tense

In Cheonan, a serial murder case takes place, but the case becomes more and more of a mystery. Only Tae-suk, a cop, immediately senses that all the cases are by the same killer and starts investigation. One day, Dong-soo, a gang boss, got attacked by a suspicious man, and Tae-suk realizes that this man is the serial killer, K. Now, Dong-soo becomes the only witness and a survived victim from K.

The Emperor of Paris (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, adventure, crime, history
CountryFrance
Duration01:50
CharactersKillers, Criminals, Detectives
PlotPrison Break
PlaceParis, France
Time19th century
StyleInteresting, Exciting, Atmospheric

Paris, France, early 19th century. The legendary convict François Vidocq lives in disguise trying to escape from a tragic past that torments him. When, after an unfortunate event, he crosses paths with the police chief, he makes a bold decision that will turn the ruthless mastermind of the Parisian underworld against him.

Terrified (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror
CountryArgentina
Duration01:24
CharactersDetectives
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural

Police commissioner Funes and three researchers of supernatural phenomena investigate inexplicable events that are occurring in the suburbs of Buenos Aires.

Rush Hour (2016)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:11
CharactersPolice, Partners, Detectives
PlotSkirmishes, Friendship, Justice, Rivalry
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Light, Fascinating

The series follows Detective Carter, a radical LAPD detective, and Detective Lee, a by-the-book detective from Hong Kong, as they are forced into forming an unlikely partnership

The Scent (2012)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:58
CharactersDetectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceKorea

A detective Seon-woo, who moonlights as a private investigator, has a beautiful new client Soo-Jin. The woman asks the detective to take photos of her husband in the midst of having an affair with another woman. When the detective goes to take pictures he discovers that the woman's husband is already dead. Now the detective becomes a suspect. The detective is chased by another detective Gil-ro. He must now set out for the real killer.

Phantom Detective (2016)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:01
CharactersDetectives
PlotAbduction, Investigation, Death, Mystery, Rivalry
PlaceKorea
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

HONG Gildong is an infallible private detective with an exceptional memory and quirky personality. While chasing the only target he failed to find, he gets entangled in a much bigger conspiracy than he bargained for.

Case Histories (2011)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersPolice, Detectives
PlotRelationship, Investigation, Missing people
PlaceScotland
StyleAction, By books, Gloomy, Touching, Serious

Case Histories is a British drama television series based on the Jackson Brodie detective novels by Kate Atkinson. It stars Jason Isaacs as Jackson Brodie.

Elfie Hopkins (2012)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:29
CharactersCannibals, Family, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Pursuit, Computers
PlaceVillage, Forest, England
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

An aspiring teen detective stumbles into her first real case, when investigating the mysterious new family in her neighborhood.

The Dragon Pearl (2011)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, detective
CountryAustralia
Duration01:33
CharactersTeens, Dragons, Heroes, Family, Scientists
PlotAdventure, Supernatural, Fulfillment of desires, Fate, Freedom
PlaceChina, Australia
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Fancy, Serious

When teenagers JOSH (Louis Corbett) and LING (Li Lin Jin) join their respective parents, CHRIS (Sam Neill) and Dr LI (Wang Ji) on an archaeological dig in China they encounter something trapped beneath a temple beyond their wildest imagination. A real live Chinese dragon. Two thousand years earlier, to defend his kingdom, the dragon lent an emperor his all powerful pearl. Instead of being returned, the pearl was buried with the emperor beneath his palace, and helpless without its source of power the dragon has remained entombed ever since.

Killing Fields (2016)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredocumentary, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersPolice, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Mystery

True-crime thriller that follows a team of homicide detectives as they open an 18-year-old cold case that occurred in one of America's notorious body-dumping grounds, the Louisiana swamplands.

Hangman (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Strong women, Killers, Blonde girls
PlotMotorcycles, Investigation, Death, Weapon, Internet
PlaceSchool, Trains, Cemetery, USA
StyleFascinating, Tense, Disturbing

A homicide detective teams up with a criminal profiler to catch a serial killer whose crimes are inspired by the children's game, Hangman.

Acts of Vengeance (2017)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, crime, detective
CountryBulgaria, USA, Spain
Duration01:27
CharactersDogs, Killers, Police, Family, Lawyers
PlotMartial Arts, Revenge, Fight, Investigation, Justice
PlaceKitchen, Hospitals, USA
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense

A fast-talking lawyer transforms his body and takes a vow of silence, not to be broken until he finds out who killed his wife and daughter and has his revenge.

Midnighters (2017)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersDetectives
PlotMoney, Death, Betrayal
PlaceParty, USA
StyleTense, Depressive, Gothic, Serious, Disturbing

Midnight, New Year’s Eve: when all the hopes of new beginnings come to life – except for Lindsey and Jeff Pittman, whose strained marriage faces the ultimate test after they cover up a terrible crime and find themselves entangled in a Hitchcockian web of deceit and madness.

Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersSuperhero, Batman, Detectives
PlotSuperpowers, Fight, Investigation, Ballet, Computers
PlaceCaves, USA
StyleExciting, Light, Disturbing

Adam West and Burt Ward returns to their iconic roles of Batman and Robin. Featuring the voices of Adam West, Burt Ward, and Julie Newmar, the film sees the superheroes going up against classic villains like The Joker, The Riddler, The Penguin and Catwoman, both in Gotham City… and in space.

All the Money in the World (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUSA, Italy, United Kingdom, China
Duration02:08
CharactersMafia, Police, Rich, Old man, Billionaires
PlotLove, Abduction, On real events, Money, Investigation
PlaceItaly, USA
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious

The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.




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