20 Movies Like Criminal Minds

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Se7en

Se7en
Se7en
Internet Movie Database: 8.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 127 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 29 wins & 43 nominations total
Writer: Andrew Kevin Walker
Actors: Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey
Language: English
Country: United States
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The movie “Se7en” is a psychological thriller about two detectives who track down a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as inspiration for his murders, leading to a shocking and dark conclusion.

Zodiac

Zodiac
Zodiac
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 157 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 3 wins & 71 nominations
Writer: James Vanderbilt, Robert Graysmith
Actors: Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Zodiac movie is a thriller based on the true story of the Zodiac Killer, who terrorized the San Francisco Bay Area in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The film follows the investigation into the unsolved case and the obsession of a cartoonist who becomes consumed with finding the killer.

The Silence of the Lambs

The Silence of the Lambs
The Silence of the Lambs
Internet Movie Database: 8.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 5 Oscars. 70 wins & 50 nominations total
Writer: Thomas Harris, Ted Tally
Actors: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn
Language: English, Latin
Country: United States
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“The Silence of the Lambs” is a psychological thriller about a young FBI trainee who seeks the help of a brilliant but manipulative psychiatrist, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, to catch a serial killer known as Buffalo Bill. As the investigation unfolds, the trainee finds herself entangled in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse with both the killer and Lecter himself.

Mystic River

Mystic River
Mystic River
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 138 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 56 wins & 144 nominations total
Writer: Brian Helgeland, Dennis Lehane
Actors: Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon
Language: English
Country: United States, Australia
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The Mystic River movie is a crime drama that follows the lives of three childhood friends who are reunited after one of them’s daughter is found murdered. As they navigate through the investigation, their dark past and secrets resurface, leading to a gripping and tragic conclusion.

Prisoners

Prisoners
Prisoners
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 153 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 10 wins & 38 nominations total
Writer: Aaron Guzikowski
Actors: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Prisoners” is a suspenseful thriller about a desperate father who takes matters into his own hands when his daughter and her friend go missing. As he pushes the boundaries of the law to find them, he becomes entangled in a web of dark secrets and moral dilemmas.

Gone Girl

Gone Girl
Gone Girl
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 149 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 64 wins & 188 nominations total
Writer: Gillian Flynn
Actors: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Gone Girl” is a psychological thriller film based on the novel by Gillian Flynn. It follows the story of a husband who becomes the prime suspect in the disappearance of his wife, as the investigation reveals disturbing secrets about their marriage.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 158 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 26 wins & 91 nominations total
Writer: Steven Zaillian, Stieg Larsson
Actors: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer
Language: English, Swedish
Country: United States, Sweden, Norway
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“The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” is a crime thriller about a journalist and a computer hacker who team up to investigate a wealthy family’s dark secrets, including a series of unsolved murders. As they delve deeper into the case, they uncover a web of corruption, violence, and deception that puts their lives at risk.

Kiss the Girls

Kiss the Girls
Kiss the Girls
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 32%
Metacritic: 46/100
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Runtime: 115 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 5 nominations
Writer: James Patterson, David Klass
Actors: Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Cary Elwes
Language: English, Mandarin
Country: United States
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“Kiss the Girls” is a psychological thriller film about a detective and forensic psychologist who team up to catch a serial kidnapper and murderer, known as “Casanova,” who targets young women. As they investigate, they discover a disturbing underground network of criminals and must race against time to save the latest victim before it’s too late.

The Bone Collector

The Bone Collector
The Bone Collector
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 28%
Metacritic: 45/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 1 win & 3 nominations
Writer: Jeffery Deaver, Jeremy Iacone
Actors: Denzel Washington, Angelina Jolie, Queen Latifah
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada
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“The Bone Collector” is a crime thriller film about a paralyzed forensic detective who teams up with a young police officer to track down a serial killer in New York City. Together, they must solve a series of cryptic clues left by the killer before more victims fall prey to his sadistic games.

Copycat

Copycat
Copycat
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Metacritic: 54/100
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Runtime: 123 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 2 wins & 1 nomination
Writer: Ann Biderman, David Madsen
Actors: Sigourney Weaver, Holly Hunter, Dermot Mulroney
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Copycat movie is a psychological thriller about a criminal psychologist and a detective who team up to catch a serial killer who is imitating famous murderers. As they delve deeper into the case, they become the target of the Copycat, leading to a suspenseful game of cat and mouse.

Red Dragon

Red Dragon
Red Dragon
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 69%
Metacritic: 60/100
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Runtime: 124 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: 4 wins & 10 nominations
Writer: Thomas Harris, Ted Tally
Actors: Anthony Hopkins, Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes
Language: English, French
Country: Germany, United States
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“Red Dragon” is a psychological thriller about a retired FBI profiler who is lured back into the field to help catch a serial killer known as “The Tooth Fairy.” As he delves into the case, he must confront his own demons and seek the help of the infamous cannibalistic killer, Hannibal Lecter.

The Vanishing

The Vanishing
The Vanishing
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 7 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: Tim Krabbé, George Sluizer
Actors: Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu, Gene Bervoets, Johanna ter Steege
Language: Dutch, French, English
Country: Netherlands, France, West Germany
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“The Vanishing” is a psychological thriller about three lighthouse keepers who mysteriously vanish from their post on a remote island, leading to a tense and unsettling investigation into their disappearance. As the search unfolds, dark secrets and paranoia unravel, testing the limits of trust and sanity.

Insomnia

Insomnia
Insomnia
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 78/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 11 nominations
Writer: Hillary Seitz, Nikolaj Frobenius, Erik Skjoldbjærg
Actors: Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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The Insomnia movie is about a detective who is sent to a small Alaskan town to investigate the murder of a teenage girl, but his own guilt and lack of sleep begin to unravel his sanity and compromise the case.

The Lovely Bones

The Lovely Bones
The Lovely Bones
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 31%
Metacritic: 42/100
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Runtime: 135 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 10 wins & 46 nominations total
Writer: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson
Actors: Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg, Saoirse Ronan
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom, New Zealand
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“The Lovely Bones” is a film adaptation of Alice Sebold’s novel, following the story of a young girl named Susie Salmon who is murdered and watches over her family and killer from the afterlife. Through her perspective, the movie explores themes of grief, healing, and the pursuit of justice.

The Talented Mr. Ripley

The Talented Mr. Ripley
The Talented Mr. Ripley
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 139 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 5 Oscars. 10 wins & 81 nominations total
Writer: Patricia Highsmith, Anthony Minghella
Actors: Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law
Language: English, Italian
Country: United States
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“The Talented Mr. Ripley” is a psychological thriller film about a talented imposter named Tom Ripley who is sent to Italy to convince a wealthy playboy to return to the United States, but ends up becoming obsessed with his luxurious lifestyle and resorts to extreme measures to maintain his new identity.”

The Call

The Call
The Call
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 44%
Metacritic: 51/100
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Runtime: 94 min
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 11 nominations
Writer: Richard D'Ovidio, Nicole D'Ovidio, Jon Bokenkamp
Actors: Halle Berry, Evie Thompson, Abigail Breslin
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Call” is a thriller film about a 911 operator who receives a distress call from a kidnapped teenager and must race against time to save her before it’s too late. As the operator delves deeper into the case, she discovers a connection to her own traumatic past.

Taking Lives

Taking Lives
Taking Lives
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 22%
Metacritic: 38/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 4 nominations
Writer: Michael Pye, Jon Bokenkamp
Actors: Angelina Jolie, Ethan Hawke, Kiefer Sutherland
Language: English, French
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“Taking Lives” is a psychological thriller about an FBI profiler who teams up with a witness to catch a serial killer who assumes the identities of his victims. As they delve deeper into the case, they uncover a twisted web of deception and secrets.

The Watcher

The Watcher
The Watcher
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
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Runtime: 5 min
Seasons: 2
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. 4 nominations total
Writer: Ian Brennan, Ryan Murphy
Actors: Naomi Watts, Bobby Cannavale, Mia Farrow
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Watcher” is a psychological thriller about a retired FBI agent who becomes entangled in a dangerous game of cat and mouse with a serial killer who sends him disturbing letters, forcing him to confront his past and protect those he cares about.”

The Frozen Ground

The Frozen Ground
The Frozen Ground
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 61%
Metacritic: 37/100
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Runtime: 105 min
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Scott Walker
Actors: Nicolas Cage, Vanessa Hudgens, John Cusack
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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“The Frozen Ground” is a crime thriller based on true events, following an Alaskan detective as he hunts down a serial killer who targets young women. With the help of a survivor, the detective must race against time to bring the killer to justice before he strikes again.

The Cell

The Cell
The Cell
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 45%
Metacritic: 40/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 9 wins & 29 nominations total
Writer: Mark Protosevich
Actors: Jennifer Lopez, Vince Vaughn, Vincent D'Onofrio
Language: English
Country: Germany, United States
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“The Cell” is a psychological thriller film about a child psychologist who enters the mind of a comatose serial killer to find the location of his latest victim before time runs out.”

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