10 best movies like The Raven (2012)

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The Raven 2012
A fictionalized account of the last days of Edgar Allan Poe's life, in which the poet is in pursuit of a serial killer whose murders mirror those in the writer's stories.

List of the best movies like The Raven (2012): Taking Lives, Zodiac, The Bone Collector, Child 44, Striking Distance, Dylan Dog: Dead of Night, Solace, Marshland, The Girl on the Train, Twilight.

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Taking Lives (2004)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:49

Recruited to assist Montreal police in their desperate search for a serial killer who assumes the identities of his victims, FBI profiler Illeana Scott knows it's only a matter of time before the killer strikes again. Her most promising lead is a museum employee who might be the killer's only eyewitness.

Zodiac (2007)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:38

The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are built and destroyed by the endless trail of clues.

The Bone Collector (1999)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:58

Rookie cop, Amelia Donaghy reluctantly teams with Lincoln Rhyme – formerly the department's top homicide detective but now paralyzed as a result of a spinal injury – to catch a grisly serial killer dubbed 'The Bone Collector'. The murderer's special signature is to leave tantalizing clues based on the grim remains of his crimes.

Child 44 (2015)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, USA, Russia
Duration02:21

Set in Stalin-era Soviet Union, a disgraced MGB agent is dispatched to investigate a series of child murders -- a case that begins to connect with the very top of party leadership.

Striking Distance (1993)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:42

Coming from a police family, Tom Hardy ends up fighting his uncle after the murder of his father. Tom believes the killer is another cop, and goes on the record with his allegations. Demoted to water-way duty Tom, along with new partner Jo Christman, navigate the three rivers looking for clues and discovering bodies. This time the victims are women Tom knows, he must find the killer to prove his innocence.

Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (2011)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

Supernatural private eye, Dylan Dog, seeks out the monsters of the Louisiana bayou in his signature red shirt, black jacket and blue jeans.

Solace (2015)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

A psychic doctor, John Clancy, works with an FBI special agent in search of a serial killer.

Marshland (2014)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySpain
Duration01:45

The Spanish deep South, 1980. A series of brutal murders of adolescent girls in a remote and forgotten town bring together two disparate characters - both detectives in the homicide division - to investigate the cases. With deep divisions in their ideology, detectives Juan and Pedro must put aside their differences if they are to successfully hunt down a killer who for years has terrorized a community in the shadow of a general disregard for women rooted in a misogynistic past.

The Girl on the Train (2016)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:21

Rachel Watson, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds.

Twilight (1998)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

A retired ex-cop and private detective gets mixed up in murder when he is asked to deliver blackmail money and walks into a 20 year old case involving the mysterious disappearance of an actress' former husband.

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Midnight in the Switchgrass (2021)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA

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'.

Secrets and Lies (2015)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:28

Detective Andrea Cornell is a tough, thorough Homicide Detective who leaves no stone unturned. Her unwavering dedication to her job makes her the most formidable opponent - or a highly valuable ally.

The Silencing (2020)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada

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.

Secret in Their Eyes (2015)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Spain, South Korea
Duration02:32

A tight-knit team of FBI investigators, along with their District Attorney supervisor, is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered.

Changeling (2008)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:21

Christine Collins is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn't her child, the police captain has her committed to an asylum.

Tightrope (1984)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

Wes Block is a detective who's put on the case of a serial killer. His victims are young and pretty women, which he rapes and murders. The murders are getting personal when the killer chooses victims who are acquaintances of Block. Even his daughters are threatened.

Everlasting (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

"Everlasting" is an award-winning thriller about a High School student who travels from Colorado to L.A. to find the truth behind the murder of his girlfriend.

Untraceable (2008)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

Special Agent Jennifer Marsh (Diane Lane) works in an elite division of the FBI dedicated to fighting cybercrime. She thinks she has seen it all, until a particularly sadistic criminal arises on the Internet. This tech-savvy killer posts live feeds of his crimes on his website; the more hits the site gets, the faster the victim dies. Marsh and her team must find the elusive killer before time runs out.

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants.

Gothika (2003)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration01:38

After a car crash, a criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) comes to, only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband -- but she has no memory of committing the crime. As she tries to regain her memory and convince her co-workers of her innocence, a vengeful spirit uses her as an earthly pawn, which further convinces everyone of her guilt.

Murder by Death (1976)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, comedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

Lionel Twain invites the world's five greatest detectives to a 'dinner and murder'. Included are a blind butler, a deaf-mute maid, screams, spinning rooms, secret passages, false identities and more plot turns and twists than are decently allowed.

B.T.K. (2008)
Markimdb: 4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUSA

A story based on real-life serial killer Dennis L. Rader, who systematically tortured and killed his victims for over two decades and evaded the police for over 30 years, all while leading a seemingly normal life as a husband, father, security officer and church president.

Surveillance (2008)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada

An FBI agent tracks a serial killer with the help of three of his would-be victims - all of whom have wildly different stories to tell.

State of Play (2009)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
Duration02:07

Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins is the future of his political party: an honorable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending. All eyes are upon the rising star to be his party's contender for the upcoming presidential race. Until his research assistant/mistress is brutally murdered and buried secrets come tumbling out.

Klute (1971)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

A high-priced call girl is forced to depend on a reluctant private eye when she is stalked by a psychopath.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
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.

The Alphabet Killer (2008)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA

Based on the true story of double killings occurring in Rochester, NY during the 80’s and the troubled police officer determined to solve them, with or without the help of her department

Death in Paradise (2011)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA

Detective Inspector Richard Poole is transferred to Sainte Marie, an island in the Caribbean. Totally unsuited to the Caribbean way of life, Richard hates the sun, sea and sand and isn't used to the Sainte Marie style of policing. Working with the exotic Camille each week Richard investigates intricate and intriguing murders.

Death Warrant (1990)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

The Canadian policeman Louis Burke is assigned in a jail to investigate the murders of prisoners and jailors. When in jail, Louis, using his outstandings martial arts skills, is able to save his life and make himself respected in that violent world. At least, helped by two another prisoners, he succeded in finding the truth about the dreadful crimes. In a violent and corrupt prison, decorated cop Louis Burke must infiltrate the jail to find answers to a number of inside murders. What he finds is a struggle of life and death tied in to his own past.

The Happytime Murders (2018)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, comedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA, China, Canada
Duration02:02

In a world where human beings and puppets live together, when the members of the cast of a children's television show aired during the 1990s begin to get murdered one by one, puppet Phil Philips, a former LAPD detective who fell in disgrace and turned into a private eye, takes on the case at the request of his old boss in order to assist detective Edwards, who was his partner in the past.




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