7 Must-See Mysteries From Hallmark Movies and Movie Series, Ranked by IMDb

On a chilly night, many viewers might find comfort in having a cup of tea or hot chocolate and snuggling up under a blanket while watching a suspenseful movie. An ideal film that falls under the category of mysteries creates suspense, where the situation can change drastically at any time.

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It’s also a film in which the characters and viewers are tasked with trying to find the killer or missing artifact, but neither the characters nor the viewers are given all the information at once. These types of mystery movies can be found on popular streaming platforms like Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, Paramount+, and HBO Max. Hallmark Channel is a channel that also airs puzzling thrillers.


“Mystery of the Wedding Planner” (2014) (5.9/10)

Wedding planners make sure every detail is taken care of. They make sure the bride, groom, photographer and group are in their place and everything is ready. Planning a wedding can be difficult, but Carnegie Kincaid (Erica Durance) in Wedding Planner Mystery (2014), had to plan two weddings.

The last thought on her mind was to get involved in a murder and kidnapping scheme she was accused of being part of. 1,153 IMDb user reviews, Wedding Planner Mystery scored 5.9 out of 10 on IMDb. Wedding Planner Mystery is available on Plex.

“Redemption in Cherry Springs” (2021) (6.1/10)

Not all detective films have an unsolved murder investigation, some rely on the disappearance of a person. Rochelle Aytes starred in the 2021 film Redemption at Cherry Springs. She portrayed Melanie Abrams, a reporter working for the Boston Chronicle, who took a break from her job to return to Cherry Springs.

However, when she discovered that a friend of hers was missing, she worked with the local detective to uncover the clues to what led to his disappearance. Based on approx. 437 IMDb user reviews, Redemption at Cherry Springs scored 6.1 out of 10 on IMDb. Redemption at Cherry Springs is available on Fubo TV.

“To Catch a Spy” (2021) (6.2/10)

The Optima Hotel in Malta was preparing for its grand reopening and hoped to welcome tourists from all over the world. Chloe Day (Nathalie Kelley) of Destination Traveler magazine traveled to Malta to write about tourism in the region. One night, after looking over her balcony, she saw a man lying on the ground below her. She thought the man might have been dead.

The problem was that no one else had seen the man and there was no trace of anyone who was there. Chloe was determined to find out who moved the body. Based on approx. 838 IMDb user reviews, To catch a spy (2022) scored 6.2 out of 10 on IMDb. To catch a spy is available on the Roku channel.

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‘Cut, Color, Kill’ (2022) (6.3/10)

Julie Gonzalowho starred in multiple Hallmark movies, portrayed Ali Reed in the 2022 thriller Cut, Color, Murder. The film followed Ali, the owner of the Monarch salon in Idaho who helped contestants prepare for the Miss Golden Peak beauty pageant. During the stress of preparing for the pageant, one of the organizers of the beauty pageant was found dead.

In Cut, Color, Murder, Ali is not only a salon owner, she has often kept a watchful eye out for anyone suspicious who crosses her path. When she heard about the latest murder, Ali teamed up with Detective Kyle to find the culprit. Based on approx. 632 IMDb user reviews, Cut, Color, Murder scored 6.3 out of 10 on IMDb. Cut, Color, Murder is available on Fubo TV.

“To die for chocolate: a curious catering mystery” (2022) (6.6/10)

Nikki Deloach starred in the movie 2022 Dying for chocolate: a curious catering mystery. In the film, she played Goldy Berry, a recently divorced mother who began pursuing her dream of owning a restaurant business. Although the film incorporated a romantic plot, it was not the central plot of the film. One of Goldy’s friends was found dead after driving off a cliff, but a detective wondered if his death was an accident.

Dying for chocolate: a curious catering mystery is based on the book series, Goldy B. Schultz Culinary Mystery, written by Diane Mott Davidson. Based on approx. 506 IMDb user reviews, Dying for chocolate: a curious catering mystery scored 6.6 out of 10 on IMDb. Dying for chocolate: a curious catering mystery is available on the Roku channel.

‘Garage Sale Mysteries’ (2013-2019) (7.1/10)

Furniture, clothing, and toys are typically the types of items most people find at garage sales. Some people might be lucky enough to find items with a rich history that are worth more than the price the seller is selling them for. In the Mysteries of garage sales (2013-2019), Jennifer Shannon (Lori Loughlin) spotted Garage Sales looking for items it could then sell at its antique store, Rags to Riches.

When she searched for these beautiful treasures, she became entangled in an ongoing investigation. Mysteries of garage sales offers viewers an intriguing case to solve with each episode following a different case. Based on approx. 413 IMDb user reviews, Garage Sale Mysteries scored 7.1 out of 10 on IMDb. Garage Sale Mysteries is available on Sling TV.

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‘Aurora Teagarden Mysteries’ (2015 – ) (7.5/10)

Candace Cameron Burefamous for his role as DJ Tanner in Full house (1987-1995) and More complete house (2016-2020), starred in Aurora Teagarden Mysteries (2015-). Her character, Aurora Teagarden, worked as a librarian’s assistant and a member of a club trying to solve murder mysteries. The Mystery Series movies are based on the book series written by Charlaine Harris.

Aurora Teagarden Mysteries is another series of films of approximately one hour and 30 minutes, where Aurora is charged with a new mystery in each episode. According 1,402 IMDb user reviews, Aurora Teagarden Mysteries scored 7.5 out of 10 on IMDb. Aurora Teagarden Mysteries the movies are available on Tubi, Sling TV, and Amazon Prime Video.

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Andrea G. Henderson