10 best movies like Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase (2019)

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Movies similar to Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase (2019): The Kid Detective, Prisoners, Locke & Key, Super 8, Listyev. Novyy vzglyad, Stephen King's It, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, Just Mercy, Knives Out, Two Heads Creek.

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The Kid Detective (2020)
CharactersStudents, Teens
PlotInvestigation, Depression, Money, Missing people, Loneliness, Abduction, Fight
PlaceSchool, Small cities, Canada
StyleFor single girls

    A once-celebrated kid detective, now 31, continues to solve the same trivial mysteries between hangovers and bouts of self-pity. Until a naive client brings him his first 'adult' case, to find out who brutally murdered her boyfriend.

    Prisoners (2013)
    Mark8.6 (imdb: 8.1)
    Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
    CharactersParents, Detectives, Serial killers
    PlotAbduction, Investigation, Missing people, Revenge, Rivalry, Obsession
    PlaceSmall cities, Labyrinths
    StyleDisturbing, Depressive, Atmospheric, Action, Unexpected ending

      When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?

      Locke & Key (2020)
      Markimdb: 7.4
      Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
      CountryCanada, USA
      PlaceParallel worlds

        Three siblings who move into their ancestral estate after their father's gruesome murder discover their new home's magical keys, which must be used in their stand against an evil creature who wants the keys and their powers.

        Super 8 (2011)
        Mark8.4 (imdb: 7)
        Genrefantastic, action, thriller, detective
        CharactersTeens, Detectives, Aliens, Heroes, Sheriffs, Monsters
        PlotMystery, Mystery, UFO, Adventure, Investigation
        PlaceSmall cities

          In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to escape with their lives. They soon discover that the catastrophe was no accident, as a series of unexplained events and disappearances soon follows. Deputy Jackson Lamb, the father of one of the kids, searches for the terrifying truth behind the crash.

          Listyev. Novyy vzglyad (2020)

            Investigation of the causes of death of Vladislav Listyev. 25 years passed, but the perpetrators of the highest-profile contract murder in Russia in the 1990s were not found. Or didn’t you want to? Or found, but silent? Rodion decided to conduct his investigation. He wants to know the name of the customer. Six months of work, dozens of interviews with colleagues, friends and relatives of Listyev, investigators who conducted the case. And everyone answers the main question: who killed Vlad Listyev?

            Stephen King's It (1990)
            Mark8 (imdb: 6.8)
            Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
            CountryUSA, Canada
            CharactersKillers, Clowns, Sheriffs, Monsters
            PlotSupernatural, Missing people, Revenge, Investigation, Survival, Abduction, Fear
            PlaceSmall cities
            StyleTense, Disturbing

              In 1960, seven pre-teen outcasts fight an evil demon who poses as a child-killing clown. Thirty years later, they reunite to stop the demon once and for all when it returns to their hometown.

              Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)
              Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.2)
              Genrehorror, thriller
              CountryUSA, Canada
              CharactersManiacs, Teens, Friends, Zombie, Spiders, Monsters
              PlotDamn things, Supernatural, Investigation, Death, Ghosts, Fear
              PlaceSmall cities
              StyleDisturbing, For a group of friends, Depressive, Tense

                Mill Valley, Pennsylvania, Halloween night, 1968. After playing a joke on a school bully, Sarah and her friends decide to sneak into a supposedly haunted house that once belonged to the powerful Bellows family, unleashing dark forces that they will be unable to control.

                Just Mercy (2019)
                Markimdb: 7.6
                Genredrama, crime, biography
                CharactersLawyers, Singers, Photographers, Sheriffs, Judge
                PlotWeapon, Investigation, Justice, Computers, On real events

                  The powerful true story of Harvard-educated lawyer Bryan Stevenson, who goes to Alabama to defend the disenfranchised and wrongly condemned — including Walter McMillian, a man sentenced to death despite evidence proving his innocence. Bryan fights tirelessly for Walter with the system stacked against them.

                  Knives Out (2019)
                  Markimdb: 7.9
                  Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
                  CharactersFamily, Writers, Detectives, Maids, Dogs, Lawyers, Old man
                  PlotInvestigation, Cheating, Intrigue, Chase
                  PlaceEstate, Mansions
                  StyleFascinating, Exciting, Atmospheric, 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.

                    Two Heads Creek (2019)
                    Markimdb: 5.2
                    Genrehorror, thriller, comedy
                    CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia
                    CharactersDogs, Twins, Strong women, Cannibals, Teens
                    PlotInvestigation, Survival, Abduction, Conspiracies, Fight
                    PlaceSchool, Hotels, Party, Aircraft, Village, Forest

                      A timid butcher and his drama queen twin sister quit the hostile confines of post- Brexit Britain and adventure to Australia in search of their birth mother, but the seemingly tolerant townsfolk are hiding a dark, meaty secret.

                      3% (2016)
                      Mark1 (imdb: 7.4)
                      Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
                      CharactersPoor, Losers, Rich, Teenagers
                      PlotUprising, Survival, Technology, Relationship, Fate, Power

                        In a future where the elite inhabit an island paradise far from the crowded slums, you get one chance to join the 3% saved from squalor.

                        Soy Luna (2016)
                        Mark10 (imdb: 6.7)
                        Genrecomedy, family, music
                        CharactersTeenagers, Parents

                          Luna leads a happy life in Mexico where she enjoys skating. Her life change overnight when a wealthy woman offers Luna's parents a job in Argentina and also to pay an elite school for Luna. Luna and her family moves to Argentina. She should start a new life, makes new friends, but soon she discovers the Jam & Roller, a rollerskating club, where she can not only prove her talent on wheels, but also on the stage singing. And that's not all, Luna is adopted and her parents have never kept her adoption a secret. However, Luna is suddenly overtaken by her past after moving to Argentina.

                          Rojo (2018)
                          Mark1 (imdb: 6.4)
                          CountryArgentina, France, Netherlands, Brazil, Germany
                          PlotWeapon, Missing people, Abduction
                          PlaceSmall cities, Beach, Deserts

                            A small town in an Argentinian province, 1975. The life of Claudio, a successful lawyer, gets complicated when he has a stupid quarrel with a stranger in a crowded restaurant.

                            Crooked House (2017)
                            Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.3)
                            Genredrama, crime, detective
                            CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
                            CharactersDogs, Scientists, Lawyers, Sisters, Orphans, Horses, Businessmen, Ballerinas, Writers
                            PlotInvestigation, Jealousy, Dancing, Political, Money, Mystery
                            PlaceEngland, Mansions, Hotels

                              A private investigator helps a former flame solve the murder of her wealthy grandfather, who lived in a sprawling estate surrounded by his idiosyncratic family.

                              Marvel's Daredevil (2015)
                              Mark10 (imdb: 8.6)
                              Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime
                              CharactersSuperhero, Lawyers
                              StyleNetflix, Spectacular, For men

                                Lawyer-by-day Matt Murdock uses his heightened senses from being blinded as a young boy to fight crime at night on the streets of Hell’s Kitchen as Daredevil.

                                How to Get Away with Murder (2014)
                                Mark7.6 (imdb: 8.1)
                                Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
                                CharactersLawyers, Students

                                  A sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller about a group of ambitious law students and their brilliant, mysterious criminal defense professor. They become entangled in a murder plot and will shake the entire university and change the course of their lives.

                                  It (2017)
                                  Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.3)
                                  Genrehorror, thriller, drama
                                  CountryUSA, Canada
                                  CharactersClowns, Killers, Childrens, Teens, Demons, Monsters
                                  PlotHunting, Missing people, Death, Abduction, Fear
                                  PlaceSmall cities, School
                                  StyleTense, Heavy, Depressive, Unexpected ending

                                    In a small town in Maine, seven children known as The Losers Club come face to face with life problems, bullies and a monster that takes the shape of a clown called Pennywise.

                                    Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
                                    Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.5)
                                    Genredrama, crime, detective
                                    CountryMalta, USA
                                    CharactersKillers, Detectives, Dogs, Soldier, Lawyers, Thieves, Cooks
                                    PlotTime travel, Abduction, Investigation, Revenge, Snow, Money, Prison Break, Justice
                                    PlaceTrains, Mountains
                                    StyleUnexpected ending, Tense

                                      Genius Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an American tycoon aboard the Orient Express train.

                                      Rebecka Martinsson (2017)
                                      Markimdb: 7.2
                                      PlotDeath, Mystery, Investigation, Blackmail
                                      PlaceSmall cities

                                        Rebecka Martinsson from Kiruna has not really found herself despite her big successes at a law firm in Stockholm. When a friend from her childhood passes away, Rebecka returns to Kiruna where she's drawn into a thrilling hunt for a killer.

                                        Hell or High Water (2016)
                                        Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.6)
                                        Genrethriller, drama, western, crime
                                        CharactersBrothers, Sheriffs, Dogs, Horses, Criminals
                                        PlotAdventure, Robbery, Investigation, Weapon, Pursuit, Skirmishes, Bank robbery, Oil, Chase
                                        PlacePrison, USA, Small cities
                                        StyleAtmospheric, Tense

                                          A divorced dad and his ex-con brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's farm in West Texas.