Murder mysteries can always be a go to genre when one is out of options and audience do love it. If not then why would the production houses dive into the works of Agatha Christie, Sidney Sheldon and Arthur Conan Doyle? A good mystery can keep one on the edge of the seat from the start to the end and makes the viewers ponder upon the details.
It can be a perfect Sunday binge and alongside help develop a skill or two. With this said, here’s a list of the best murder mysteries available on Hulu to stream:
The Clovehitch Killer (2018)
The film revolves around a teen by the name of Taylor who lives with his dad in a town infamous for an unsolved killing spree involving ten victims, that took place a decade ago, and the culprit by the name of The Clovehitch Killer. The actual identity of the killer remains a mystery till date. Everything was going fine for Taylor till the point he found disturbing evidences related to the clovehitch killings in his father’s work shed. The evidence were making him more sure of his father’s involvement in the murders by the minute. The boy finds himself in the dilemma where he’s supposed to choose one between speaking out and getting the killer caught or staying silent and save his dad.
Seven is a psychological crime movie starring Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman as a rookie detective and a veteran detective respectively. The movie revolves around a psychotic serial killer who brutally murders people based on the seven deadly sins according to Roman Catholic Theology: pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath, and sloth. The responsibility to uncover the truth behind the killings fall on the shoulders of Detective Lieutenant William Somerset, a veteran detective who is about to retire and a young idealist named David Mills. As they move forward in their investigation, the found the culprit to be far more gruesome and sadistic as they expected.
Gemini follows the murder of a successful actress, Heather Anderson who was found in her own home by her assistant and best friend, Jill. As Heather was a well known personality and the news of her murder could create quite a stir among public, the pressure increased on the detectives in-charge. Jill finds herself herself doing her own investigation as she felt the police’s interest in her how and whereabouts. But is everything as simple as it seems to be?
The Lovely Bones (2009)
The Lovely Bones is a supernatural thriller drama film based on Alice Sebold’s novel of the same name. The movie tells the tale of a fourteen year old Susie who got brutally murdered. She moved on in the afterlife in a world that defines perfect to her, however, her killer who is still on the loose kept haunting her. So, she vows to get herself the required justice by giving the name of the killer to her family.
Memories of Murder (2003)
Two small town detectives come face to face with a gruesome double homicide. They arrested a mentally challenged young man under the charges and took to barbaric methods in order to make him confess the crimes. However, it became evident that he’s not the man they’re looking for. Before the things slip further from the grip, a big town detective shows up to get back a hold on the case.
The Postcard Killings (2020)
The film revolves around a New York detective, Jakob Kanon whose daughter gets murdered on her honeymoon in London. When Jacob discovers that multiple couples are facing the same fate throughout Europe, he starts his own investigation with the help of an American journalist in Sweden by the name of Dessie Lombard. With the help of Lombard and a German police officer, he starts digging out the truth behind the murders.
The Limehouse Golem (2016)
The Limehouse Golem is a British horror-mystery film based on a mystery novel by Peter Ackroyd. The story follows a killer who is terrorizing Victorian London being on a killing spree and challenging the law enforcement agencies as well. The killer leaves cryptic messages for the detectives on the crime scenes but now he’s faced with Inspector Kildare, a reputed and experienced detective who is responsible for unravel the truth and catching the culprit.