Most Popular Female Private Detective Movies and TV Shows
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1. Veronica Mars (2004– )
TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
After her best friend is murdered, and her father is removed as county Sheriff, Veronica Mars dedicates her life to cracking the toughest mysteries in the affluent town of Neptune.
4. Baywatch Nights (1995–1997)
TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Baywatch veteran Mitch Buchannon moonlights as a P.I. with his two friends Garner and Ryan. In season 2, Diamont replaces Garner, and Mitch's cases suddenly take a hard turn towards supernatural horror.
5. Piranha (1995 TV Movie)
R | 89 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
The private investigator Maggie McNamara from Lyon Investigation is hired by the wealthy J.R. Randolph to find his niece that has disappeared with her boyfriend. Maggie seeks out the lonely... See full summary »
6. Miss Sherlock (2018– )
47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Inspired by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic literary characters, the series follows Dr. Wato-san Tachibana and Sara Shelly "Sherlock" Futaba, an eccentric police consultant who uses deduction to solve strange cases in modern-day Japan.
7. Secret Pleasures (2002)
R | 90 min | Drama, Romance
An attractive woman detective, expert in cases of conjugal infidelity is hired by a mysterious millionaire, unaware that she will get involved in a feverish love triangle to gather all the ... See full summary »
8. Love at Large (1990)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Vampish miss Dolan hires hardboiled P.I. Harry Dobbs to tail her shady boyfriend. Harry realizes that the man leads a double life but then his client disappears. Harry teams up with his own tail, P.I. Stella Wynkowski, to clear things up.
Votes: 1,083 | Gross: $1.44M
9. Trenchcoat (1983)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
An aspiring mystery writer becomes accidently embroiled in an international plot during a two-week stay in Malta.
Votes: 437 | Gross: $4.30M
11. Spider-Woman, Agent of S.W.O.R.D. (2009– )
TV-14 | 10 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
After the failed alien invasion of Earth, revenge-seeking P.I. Jessica Drew, a.k.a. Spider-Woman, is recruited by S.W.O.R.D., an agency specialized in eliminating alien threats, to track down the remaining aliens disguised as humans.
12. Snoops (1999)
45 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In this detective series with a comical note, Glenn Hall runs an unconventional flashy Private Detective agency in Los Angeles, and means business above all, never mind the rules, if she ... See full summary »
13. Framed for Murder (2007 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 94 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
When a woman falsely accused of murdering her husband is released from prison after eight years, she hires a private investigator, determined to find out who framed her. However, she does not realize that the killer is about to do it again.
14. Bikini Bound (2004 Video)
68 min | Adventure
Two lowlifes are squatting in a mansion, searching for a hidden treasure. When beautiful Amber inherits the home and unexpectedly shows up to move in, the treasure hunters grab the buxom ... See full summary »
15. Sweethearts of the U.S.A. (1944)
Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Crime, Music
While working in a defense plant, Patsy (Merkel) is rendered unconscious-or at least, more unconscious than usual. While knocked out, she dreams that she's a fearless detective, teamed with... See full summary »
17. The Undercover Woman (1946)
Approved | 56 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
A lady investigator from San Francisco,invited with her wisecracking friend to a society event on a Western ranch in the country,gets involved trying to get information on the husband of ... See full summary »
18. Absconding (2005 Video)
61 min | Adventure, Crime
A secretary at City Hall discovers her supervisor is about to walk off with a valuable stamp called 'The Damsel of Freedonia' worth three million dollars which the city had purchased as an ... See full summary »
19. Time Stand Still: A Carol Reed Mystery (2006 Video Game)
Adventure, Crime, Mystery
In her third detective adventure, Englishwoman in Sweden, Carol Reed, investigates a haunted house that holds dark secrets not necessarily of supernatural kind.
20. Fate by Numbers (2007 Video Game)
Adventure, Crime, Mystery
In a neo-noir dystopian future, private detective Alice Sanger is hired to steal a briefcase. It's a set up and she's shot. She recovers and tries to figure out who played her and why. The corporates or the revolutionaries?
Unreported World (2000– )
India's Love Cheat Detectives
24 min | Documentary
Nelufar Hedayat travels to Delhi and goes undercover with a female-owned private detective agency to examine a huge rise in the number of private investigators tasked with exposing love cheats in India.
TV-MA | 43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
New years eve. Frank sees a girl in trouble, but when he decides to intervene, he's the one who needs help.