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What To Watch If You Love 'Unsolved Mysteries'

Updated November 17, 2020 1.8k votes 109 voters 2.1k views76 items

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Unsolved Mysteries is a thrilling true-crime reenactment show that garnered the love and affection of hordes of fans thanks to its compelling subject matter and real-life investigations, but if you’ve finished watching the series, there’s no need for despair. There are plenty of movies and TV shows to watch if you like Unsolved Mysteries and we’ve compiled the best ones right here for you right here!

TV shows similar to Unsolved Mysteries often feature mysterious crimes and circumstances around real events. If you’re looking for more true crime mysteries, Unsolved is sure to fill the void. The anthology-drama television series takes a deep dive into unsolved true crimes. And if you think there aren’t also some good movies like Unsolved Mysteries, then think again, because we’ve found quite a few that are sure to tickle the fancies of even the hardest-to-please fans. Take Zodiac, for instance, a great choice for any true crime and mystery fan.

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  • Forensic Files is an American documentary-style series that reveals how forensic science is used to solve violent crimes, mysterious accidents, and even outbreaks of illness. The show was originally broadcast on truTV, narrated by Peter Thomas, and produced by Medstar Television, in association with truTV Original Productions. It broadcast 400 episodes since its debut on TLC in 1996 as Medical Detectives. Reruns shown on HLN were initially retitled Mystery Detectives before settling with the main title of the show in 2014. In Spain, the show is known as "Crímenes Imperfectos", and in France,"Les Enquêtes Impossibles". A version of the series was broadcast on the British Channel Five, under... more on Wikipedia
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    Mindhunter (Netflix, 2017) is an American crime thriller television series created by Joe Penhall, based on the true crime book by John E. Douglas and Mark Olshaker. FBI agents Holden Ford (Jonathan Groff) and Bill Tench (Holt McCallany) interview imprisoned serial killers to understand how they think, with the hope of applying this knowledge to solve ongoing cases.... more on Wikipedia
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    The Keepers

    The Keepers (Netflix, 2017) is a seven-episode American documentary web series. It explores the unsolved murder of the nun Sister Cathy Cesnik who taught English and drama at Baltimore's Archbishop Keough High School, and her former students' belief that there was a cover-up by authorities after Cesnik suspected that a priest at the school, A. Joseph Maskell, was guilty of sexual abuse.... more on Wikipedia
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  • Unsolved
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    Unsolved (USA, 2018) is an American anthology-drama television series. The first season, entitled The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G., chronicles the two major police investigations into the still-unsolved murders of rappers Tupac Shakur (Marcc Rose) and Christopher Wallace (Wavyy Jonez). ... more on Wikipedia
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