Most Popular Criminologist Movies and TV Shows
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1. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Musical
A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter.
Votes: 123,170 | Gross: $139.88M
2. A Perfect World (1993)
PG-13 | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A kidnapped boy strikes up a friendship with his captor: an escaped convict on the run from the law, while the search is headed up by an honorable Texas Ranger.
Votes: 68,716 | Gross: $31.16M
3. Sthlm Requiem (2018– )
45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Based on Kristina Ohlsson's novels, the series follows unconventional but cunning criminologist Fredrika Bergman who joins a special investigations unit in Stockholm.
4. Suspect Zero (2004)
R | 99 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
A mysterious serial killer is hunting other serial killers, and one F.B.I. Agent suspects there may be more to the vigilante than they imagine.
Votes: 18,244 | Gross: $8.73M
5. The Woman in the Window (1944)
Approved | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
When a conservative middle-aged professor engages in a minor dalliance with a femme fatale, he is plunged into a nightmarish quicksand of blackmail and murder.
6. Anamorph (2007)
R | 107 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
A psychological thriller based on the concept of anamorphosis, a painting technique that manipulates the laws of perspective to create two competing images on a single canvas.
Votes: 8,717 | Gross: $0.01M
7. The Crimson Ghost (1946)
Approved | 167 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A criminal mastermind known as the Crimson Ghost is out to steal a device called the Cyclotrode, which can short-circuit all electrical currents on the planet.
8. Otis (2008)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror
Suburban America gone haywire. In the midst of a serial abductor/killer's rampage, a beautiful young teen, Riley Lawson, goes missing. When her desperate parents, Will and Kate, are ... See full summary »
9. Checkmate (1960–1962)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Don Corey and Jed Sills operate Checkmate, Inc., a very high priced detective agency in San Francisco. Helping them protect the lives of their clients is British criminologist (once an Oxford professor) Carl Hyatt.
10. Evil Remains (2004)
R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller
A graduate student preparing his thesis on mythology leads his friends on a research expedition to an old plantation estate on the outskirts of the Big Easy. The site is reputed to mysteriously cause madness and death to all who enter it.
Votes: 1,459 | Gross: $0.01M
11. The Shadow (1940)
Passed | 285 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
The Shadow battles a villain known as The Black Tiger, who has the power to make himself invisible and is trying to take over the world with his death ray.
12. Fred Dinenage Murder Casebook (2011– )
Fred Dinenage takes a fresh new look at the murders that shocked the United Kingdom in the 20th century, and the killers that committed them. Dinenage was not only the official biographer ... See full summary »
14. Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum (1940)
Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
An escaped convicted murderer hides out at a New York wax museum where he hopes to get plastic surgery, which will help him revenge himself on Charlie Chan.
15. Jack the Ripper - The Case Reopened (2019 TV Movie)
59 min | Documentary, Crime, History
Documentary which aims to cast new light on the Whitechapel Murders, identify another victim and name the killer.
16. Murder at Midnight (1931)
Passed | 69 min | Crime, Mystery
A murder during a game of charades at a society party leads the police to begin the hunt through the guest list for a motive and culprit.
17. The Perfect Murder (1988)
Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Thriller, Action
Police Inspector Ghote lives a middle-class life in Bombay along with his wife, Pratima. He has been employed with the Bombay Police for many years. His wife is generally disgruntled and ... See full summary »
18. The Sleeping Tiger (1954)
Approved | 89 min | Drama, Thriller
After a convict breaks in a psychotherapist's home, he agrees to rehabilitation rather than arrest but the therapist's wife becomes infatuated with him.
19. Mysterious Doctor Satan (1940)
Passed | 267 min | Adventure, Action, Crime
A mad scientist plots the domination of America and only the masked hero, The Copperhead, can stop him.
20. Manhunt of Mystery Island (1945)
Not Rated | 219 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A young couple journeys to Mystery Island to rescue the girl's father, who is being held prisoner by the evil Captain Mephisto, a pirate from 200 years ago who uses his Transformation ... See full summary »
21. Bowery at Midnight (1942)
Approved | 61 min | Crime, Thriller
Kindly soup kitchen operator and professor of criminology Karl Wagner uses his soup kitchen as a front for a criminal gang who commit a series of daring robberies and murders. When things ... See full summary »
23. Adventure in Manhattan (1936)
Passed | 73 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
A reporter meets an actress whose producer is a presumed-dead thief, and stakes his reputation on predicting the next crime.
24. The Spider's Web (1938)
Passed | 300 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A crime fighter known as The Spider battles a villain called The Octopus, who is out to sabotage America and install his own government.
TV-MA | 70 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After many adventures, a young female switchboard operator starts a love relationship with a serious young man. But while he's away on business, she gets lonely and succumbs to her ... See full summary »
27. America's Serial Killers: Portraits in Evil (2009– )
Not Rated | 300 min | Documentary, Crime
Wars have terrorized entire populations for thousands of years. The American West was home to ruthless killers who were idolized in fiction and folklore. Evil evolved to a hideous new form ... See full summary »
28. International Crime (1938)
Passed | 62 min | Adventure, Crime, Mystery
Lamont Cranston (Rod La Rocque), amateur criminologist and detective, with a daily radio program, sponsored by the Daily Classic newspaper, has developed a friendly feud that sometimes ... See full summary »
29. A Shot in the Dark (1935)
Passed | 69 min | Mystery, Thriller
The apparent hanging of a suicidal student is revealed to be murder, as he was already dead when the noose was placed around his neck, killed by a sharp needle that penetrated the back of his skull with great force.
31. Killers Behind Bars: The Untold Story (2012– )
60 min | Documentary, Crime
Professor David Wilson is a professor of criminology at Birmingham University in the UK. In this series of documentaries he is applying the methodology, that he teaches his students to ... See full summary »
32. The Secret Identity of Jack the Ripper (1988 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Drama
A panel of experts examines the five main suspects in the Jack the Ripper murders and determines which of them is the most likely to have committed the crimes.
35. Turnover Smith (1980 TV Movie)
90 min | Crime, Drama
Thaddeus "Turnover" Smith (Conrad) is a hard-as-nails detective. He is investigating the case of a serial strangler who preys on young women in the city. Complicating the case is that the ... See full summary »
39. Craig Kennedy, Criminologist (1952– )
30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Craig Kennedy is a prominent scientist at a prestigious university. He uses his knowledge of chemistry plus newer devices such as lie detectors to solve difficult cases.
40. Cyclotrode 'X' (1966 TV Movie)
Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
Edited-down feature version of the serial 'Crimson Ghost, The (1946)', in which the evil Crimson Ghost tries to make away with an atomic device capable of wreaking havoc throughout the ... See full summary »
Criminologist and subject matter expert is completely and utterly immersed in the area. He would be considered a foremost authority. The obsession has regressed to the point that he ash ... See full summary »
43. Sing Sing Nights (1934)
Approved | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A respected war correspondent is found murdered, with three bullets--from three different guns--in him. Three different men are arrested, convicted and sentenced to death for the murder, ... See full summary »
44. Roommate for Sale and Other Tales (2001 Video)
75 min | Adventure
Four tales of bondage hijinks: In the first, a woman is so mad at her roommate that she ties her up then puts her up for sale on an internet auction site; in the second a reporter is ... See full summary »
45. Snug in the Jug (1933)
Passed | 19 min | Short, Comedy
Two ex-cons try to help their warden by tacking up wanted posters of their fugitive boss, who's currently posing as a famous criminologist.
46. The Wounded Healer (2018)
54 min | Documentary
Criminologist Dr. Dan Philipp has devoted his career to treating sex offenders and sex workers. His professional life has involved an encounter with evil, insanity, and transgression. Dan ... See full summary »
49. Nápady ctenáre detektivek (1966)
26 min | Short, Comedy, Crime
One cold and damp day, a doctor visits the château of a noble family. The valet, named James, takes him to the library, which holds the family's most precious possession - a numerous ... See full summary »
50. Beating the Game (I) (1921)
Professional safecracker Fancy Charlie breaks into the apartment of G.B. Lawson, a criminologist, and mistakenly believes that he has robbed a fellow safecracker. Out of "professional ... See full summary »