The best detective movies with unexpected plot twists: the ending is hard to predict

Vladyslav Moskalenko

The best detective movies

Detectives have never left adults and children alike indifferent. Unexpected twists and turns, interesting riddles, mysterious events and murders are all integral parts of their plots. UAportal has compiled a list of the best detectives whose endings are hard to predict.

"Knives Out"

IMDB rating: 7.9

Genre: Detective

Country: USA

Duration: 130 minutes

Year: 2019

Producer: Rem Bergman, Ryan Johnson

The movie tells the story of an investigation into the death of the head of a wealthy family. As the detectives try to get to the truth, family members become suspects, and the plot spirals ever more.

"The Girl in the Spider's Web"

IMDB rating: 6.1

Genre: Detective

Country: USA

Duration: 117 minutes

Year: 2018

Producer: Scott Rudin, Amy Pascal, Elizabeth Cantillon

This is a psychological thriller about Lisbeth Salander, who tries to stop a group of hackers from stealing a dangerous computer program. The application can access the nuclear codes of the world, and then the attackers want to use this information for evil purposes. As Salander tries to find out the identity of the hacker, she realizes that she may have to face her past.

"Enola Holmes"

IMDB rating: 6.6

Genre: Detective

Country: USA, Great Britain

Duration: 123 minutes

Year: 2020

Producer: Mary Parent, Alex Garcia

The plot revolves around Sherlock Holmes' younger sister, who sets out to find her missing mother. Arriving in London and unraveling the clues left by her mother, Enola realizes that she is in grave danger.

"The Commuter"

IMDB rating: 6.3

Genre: Detective

Country: USA, Great Britain, France

Duration: 105 minutes

Year: 2018

Producer: Andrew Rona, Alex Heineman

The protagonist of the thriller, a former police officer, is drawn into a conspiracy while traveling home. As he tries to find out the truth, he realizes that his life and the lives of the passengers on the train are in danger.

"Murder Mystery"

IMDB rating: 6.0

Genre: Detective

Country: USA

Duration: 97 minutes

Year: 2019

Producer: Adam Sandler, Allen Covert

The film focuses on a married couple who are drawn into a murder investigation while on vacation. The lovers decide to solve the case on their own to prove their innocence.

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