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Best Detective Movies of All Time

If you're in the mood to watch something thrilling, you cannot miss out on these top detective movies. Take a look...

Best Detective Movies of All Time

Top Detective Movies of All Time. 

Last Updated: 11.57 PM, May 14, 2024


Detective movies have always been very popular. And now with OTT, there is so much more quality content on offer. So, what are you waiting for? If you are a fan of detective movies, then we've listed some of the best on offer.

Check out our specially curated list just for you:

Top Detective Movies of All Time

The Da Vinci Code

Ron Howard directed the 2006 mystery thriller film The Da Vinci Code, which was written by Akiva Goldsman. Dan Brown’s 2003 novel of the same name inspired this movie, which is about a symbologist, Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks), who tries to get to the bottom of a strange homicide that occurs as he travels from Paris to London. At some point, a coder accompanies him, leading them directly into confrontation with some spiritual riddle known by none except for its protectors, who have been within their ranks since time immemorial.

IMDb Rating: 6.6/10

OTT Platform: Netflix


Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, a 2022 American mystery movie, is written and directed by Rian Johnson. It is the sequel to Knives Out (2019). Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig), a detective, tackles another murder case. The story involves tech billionaire Miles Bron inviting his friends to a getaway on his private Greek island. When someone ends up dead, Detective Benoit Blanc is put on the case.

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10

OTT Platform: Netflix

Gone Girl

The 2014 hit Gone Girl is a psychological thriller American movie directed by David Fincher. Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) is put in the spotlight after the mysterious disappearance of his wife of 5 years, Amy Dunne (Rosamund Pike). This movie is a postmodern mystery classic.

IMDb Rating: 8.1/10

OTT Platform: Netflix

Sherlock Holmes

Robert Downey Jr plays Sherlock Holmes in this 2009 film. It is based on the character from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's popular novel. In this movie, detective Sherlock Holmes and his friend Dr Watson send a killer named Blackwood to the gallows. In the end of the movie, there is a surprise: he is alive and both men have to start hunting for him once more.

IMDb Rating: 7.6/10

OTT Platform: Amazon Prime Video

Shutter Island

Directed by Martin Scorsese, Shutter Island is a 2010 American neo-noir movie in the psychological thriller genre. Laeta Kalogridis adapted it from Dennis Lehane’s 2003 novel titled ‘Shutter Island’. It is about how Deputy US Marshal Teddy Daniels travels to Shutter Island for an investigation concerning a psychiatric facility. There, he encounters a situation where one of the patients disappears. Watch how the investigation takes place.

IMDb Rating: 8.2/10

OTT Platform: Jio Cinema


From 1968 to 1983, a cartoonist in San Fransisco began investigating the mysteries of the Zodiac Killer, whose real identity is unknown. The killer took lives of many people in Northern California during the period under consideration. David Fincher directed the drama which was released in 2007. 

OTT Platform: Amazon Prime Video

IMDb Rating: 7.7/10

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