20 Movies Like Sherlock Holmes

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Knives Out

Knives Out
Knives Out
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Metacritic: 82/100
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Runtime: 130 min
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 52 wins & 113 nominations total
Writer: Rian Johnson
Actors: Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas
Language: English, Spanish, Hindi
Country: United States
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“Knives Out” is a murder mystery film in which a renowned detective investigates the death of a wealthy crime novelist, uncovering a web of family secrets and deceitful motives among the eccentric suspects. The movie combines elements of suspense, humor, and clever twists to keep audiences guessing until the very end.

Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express
Murder on the Orient Express
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 60%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 2 wins & 28 nominations
Writer: Michael Green, Agatha Christie
Actors: Kenneth Branagh, Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe
Language: English, French, Arabic, German
Country: United States
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“Murder on the Orient Express” is a mystery film based on Agatha Christie’s novel. It follows renowned detective Hercule Poirot as he investigates a murder that occurs on a luxurious train, uncovering a web of deceit and secrets among the passengers.

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 gripping thriller that follows a disgraced journalist and a computer hacker as they investigate a wealthy family’s dark secrets, uncovering a series of gruesome murders along the way. Together, they navigate a complex web of corruption, violence, and personal trauma to solve the mystery and seek justice.

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 about a man who becomes the prime suspect in the disappearance of his wife, who may not be as innocent as she seems. As the investigation unfolds, dark secrets and a twisted game of manipulation and deceit are revealed.

The Prestige

The Prestige
The Prestige
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 130 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 6 wins & 45 nominations total
Writer: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, Christopher Priest
Actors: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Prestige” is a psychological thriller film that revolves around two rival magicians in Victorian-era London who engage in a deadly rivalry to outwit and outperform each other. As their obsession with their craft and the desire for ultimate prestige escalates, they resort to dangerous and unethical methods, leading to tragic consequences.

The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles
The Hound of the Baskervilles
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
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Runtime: 87 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Awards: N/A
Writer: Arthur Conan Doyle, Peter Bryan
Actors: Peter Cushing, André Morell, Christopher Lee
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United Kingdom
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“The Hound of the Baskervilles” movie is a classic Sherlock Holmes mystery set in the eerie moors of Dartmoor, where Holmes and Watson investigate a curse haunting the Baskerville family and a supernatural hound that terrorizes them.”

Seven

Seven Samurai
Seven Samurai
Internet Movie Database: 8.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
Metacritic: 98/100
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Runtime: 207 min
Genre: Action, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 5 wins & 9 nominations total
Writer: Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni
Actors: Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Tsushima
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
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“Seven” is a psychological crime thriller about two detectives who investigate a series of gruesome murders inspired by the seven deadly sins, leading them down a dark and twisted path as they try to catch the sadistic killer.

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 crime thriller based on the true story of the unsolved Zodiac killer case in the late 1960s and early 1970s. It follows the investigation and obsession of a cartoonist and a journalist as they try to uncover the identity of the elusive killer.

The Da Vinci Code

The Da Vinci Code
The Da Vinci Code
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 25%
Metacritic: 46/100
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Runtime: 149 min
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 8 wins & 21 nominations
Writer: Akiva Goldsman, Dan Brown
Actors: Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Jean Reno
Language: English, French, Latin, Spanish
Country: United States, Malta, France, United Kingdom
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The Da Vinci Code movie follows a symbologist and a cryptologist as they unravel a secret society’s ancient conspiracy, involving hidden messages, religious symbols, and a quest for a powerful historical artifact.

Memento

Memento
Memento
Internet Movie Database: 8.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 83/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 57 wins & 59 nominations total
Writer: Christopher Nolan, Jonathan Nolan
Actors: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Memento” follows the story of a man with short-term memory loss who tries to solve the mystery of his wife’s murder using notes, tattoos, and Polaroid pictures. The film is told in a non-linear narrative, with scenes presented in reverse order, creating a unique and mind-bending experience for the audience.

The Game

The Game
The Game
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 129 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: John Brancato, Michael Ferris
Actors: Michael Douglas, Deborah Kara Unger, Sean Penn
Language: English, Cantonese, German, Spanish, Thai
Country: United States
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“The Game” is a psychological thriller film about a wealthy businessman who becomes involved in a mysterious and dangerous game that blurs the lines between reality and illusion, leading him on a suspenseful journey to uncover the truth and survive the game’s challenges.

Chinatown

Chinatown
Chinatown
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 99%
Metacritic: 92/100
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Runtime: 130 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 21 wins & 24 nominations total
Writer: Robert Towne, Roman Polanski
Actors: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston
Language: English, Cantonese, Spanish
Country: United States
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“Chinatown” is a neo-noir film set in 1930s Los Angeles. It follows private investigator Jake Gittes as he uncovers a web of corruption and deceit involving water rights and a wealthy family, leading him to a shocking revelation about the dark underbelly of the city.

Rear Window

Rear Window
Rear Window
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
Metacritic: 100/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. 6 wins & 13 nominations total
Writer: John Michael Hayes, Cornell Woolrich
Actors: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Rear Window” is a suspenseful thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock, following a wheelchair-bound photographer who becomes convinced that one of his neighbors has committed murder. As he investigates from his apartment window, he gets entangled in a dangerous web of deception and danger.

The Usual Suspects

The Usual Suspects
The Usual Suspects
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 37 wins & 17 nominations total
Writer: Christopher McQuarrie
Actors: Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri
Language: English, Hungarian, Spanish, French
Country: United States, Germany
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“The Usual Suspects” is a crime thriller about a group of criminals who are brought together by a mysterious mastermind to carry out a heist, but things take a deadly turn when they become entangled in a web of deception and betrayal. The film follows a detective’s investigation into the events, leading to a shocking revelation that changes everything.

Identity

Identity
Identity
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 63%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 90 min
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 11 nominations
Writer: Michael Cooney
Actors: John Cusack, Ray Liotta, Amanda Peet
Language: English
Country: United States
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The movie “Identity” is a psychological thriller about a group of strangers who find themselves stranded at a remote motel during a thunderstorm, where they begin to mysteriously die one by one. As they try to uncover the truth behind their connection and the killer’s identity, they realize that their lives are intertwined in unexpected ways.

The Secret in Their Eyes

The Secret in Their Eyes
The Secret in Their Eyes
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 80/100
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Runtime: 129 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 53 wins & 43 nominations total
Writer: Eduardo Sacheri, Juan José Campanella
Actors: Ricardo Darín, Soledad Villamil, Pablo Rago
Language: Spanish
Country: Argentina, Spain
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“The Secret in Their Eyes” is a crime thriller film about a retired legal counselor who decides to write a novel about an unsolved murder case that has haunted him for decades. As he delves into the past, he uncovers shocking secrets and a complex web of corruption and betrayal.”

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 expert who teams up with a young detective to catch a serial killer by solving a series of cryptic clues left at crime scenes. As they unravel the mystery, they race against time to prevent more victims from falling into the hands of the sadistic murderer.

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 about a detective and forensic psychologist teaming up to track down a serial kidnapper and killer who targets young women. As they investigate, they discover a disturbing underground network of criminals involved in a twisted game of abduction and murder.

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 about a young man named Tom Ripley who becomes obsessed with a wealthy playboy named Dickie Greenleaf. Tom’s obsession leads him to assume Dickie’s identity and commit a series of manipulative and deadly acts to maintain his new life.

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 a murder, but finds himself struggling with insomnia, guilt, and the manipulation of the prime suspect. As the detective’s sleep deprivation worsens, he becomes increasingly entangled in a web of deceit and moral ambiguity.

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