Psychopath movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant psychopath movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, psychological and scary films and TV shows about / with psychopath, murder, violence, deadly, serial killer, crimes, brutality, blood, death and torture plots mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres shot in USA, Germany, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as psychopath: The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Red Dragon (2002), American Psycho (2000), P2 (2007), Funny Games (2007), Fear (1996), Hannibal (2013), Hannibal (2001), Hannibal Rising (2007), Se7en (1995).

List of psychopath movies

The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI trainee, Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal. Starling needs clues to help her capture a serial killer. But her Faustian relationship ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, investigation, crime, murder, cannibalism, fbi, killings, psychology, deadly, convict ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: virginia, maryland, usa, washington d.c., west virginia ...
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 7.2
 234K
Red Dragon (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Former FBI Agent Will Graham, who was once almost killed by the savage Hannibal 'The Cannibal' Lecter, now has no choice but to face him again, as it seems Lecter is the only one who can help Graham track down a new serial killer.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, suspense, gothic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, investigation, fbi, cannibalism, split personality, murder, deadly, reporter, crime, cruelty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: st. louis missouri, chicago illinois, florida, washington d.c., atlanta georgia
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 7.6
 438K
American Psycho (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.
Style: dark humor, brutal, stylized, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, insanity, hidden identity, wall street, millionaire, yuppie, fear, confession, victim, unlikely criminals, disappearance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, yale university, harvard university
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 5.9
 30K
P2 (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Angela, a corporate climber, gets stuck working late on Christmas Eve and finds herself the target of an unhinged security guard. With no help in sight, the woman must overcome physical and psychological challenges to survive.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, suspense, christmas horror ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: psychopath, obsession, stalking, kidnapping, torment, isolation, escape attempt, danger, survival, security guard, confinement indoors, terrorizing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 6.5
 85K
Funny Games (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France, UK, Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Ann, husband George and son Georgie arrive at their holiday home they are visited by a pair of polite and seemingly pleasant young men. Armed with deceptively sweet smiles and some golf clubs, they proceed to terrorize and torture the ...
Style: rough, psychological, brutal, scary, bad ending ...
Plot: psychopath, torture, home invasion, serial killer, danger, hostages, murder, family, family in danger, mind game, neighbor, savagery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, France, Spain, USA, Czech Republic, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Latvia, UK
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of 18th century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. However, his work takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for ...
Style: psychological, captivating, atmospheric, suspenseful, macabre ...
Plot: obsession, serial killer, psychopath, dark fantasy, insanity, perfume, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, killings, deadly, corpse, genius ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 6.2
 38K
Fear (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A 16 year old girl takes up with a charming young man who quickly shows his colors when he beats a friend simply for walking with her and then goes totally ballistic after she tries to break up with him.
Style: suspenseful, sexual, rough, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, dangerous attraction, psychopath, danger, obsessive love, rivalry, crimes, rapist, dishonesty, couples, terrorizing, virginity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, san francisco
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 8.5
 206K
Hannibal (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Both a gift and a curse, Graham has the extraordinary ability to think like his prey—he sees what they see, feels what they feel. But while Graham is pursuing an especially troubling, cannibalistic murderer, Special Agent Jack Crawford teams him ...
Style: psychological, tense, atmospheric, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, cannibal, psychiatrist, death, special agents, crime, cannibalism, murder, mental patient, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.8
 239K
Hannibal (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: After having successfully eluded the authorities for years, Hannibal peacefully lives in Italy in disguise as an art scholar. Trouble strikes again when he's discovered leaving a deserving few dead in the process. He returns to America to make ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, master criminal, psychopath, mind game, fbi, cat and mouse, crime, special agents, one on one, cannibalism, psychiatrist, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, florence, italy, washington d.c., venice ...
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Hannibal Rising (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Czech Republic, France, Italy, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of the early, murderous roots of the cannibalistic killer, Hannibal Lecter – from his hard-scrabble Lithuanian childhood, where he witnesses the repulsive lengths to which hungry soldiers will go to satiate themselves, through his ...
Style: scary, realistic, atmospheric, rough, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, cannibalism, murder, vengeance, drowning, strangulation, horse, war crime, stabbing, winter, loss of sibling ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: europe, russia, medical school, soviet union, france ...
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 8.6
 1.3M
Se7en (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, master criminal, mind game, crime, investigation, police investigation, torture, killings, crimes, insanity, police detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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 6.2
 24K
Frontier(s) (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A gang of young thieves flee Paris during the violent aftermath of a political election, only to hole up at an Inn run by neo-Nazis.
Style: macabre, scary, suspenseful, rough, sinister ...
Plot: psychopath, torture, cannibalism, survival, confined, sadism, cruelty, violence, mad scientist, sadistic horror, life is a bitch, execution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
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The Boy Next Door (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A recently cheated on married woman falls for a younger man who has moved in next door, but their torrid affair soon takes a dangerous turn.
Style: sexy, tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, obsession, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, erotic thriller, fatal attraction, stalking, stalker, psychopath, seduction, neighbor, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.
Style: psychological, bleak, disturbing, depressing, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, massacre, mother son relationship, parents and children, haunted by the past, family relations, guilt, violence, estrangement, family problems, mass murder, tragic event ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, connecticut, new york
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 6.2
 45K
Untraceable (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Special Agent Jennifer Marsh (Diane Lane) works in an elite division of the FBI dedicated to fighting cybercrime. She thinks she has seen it all, until a particularly sadistic criminal arises on the Internet. This tech-savvy killer posts live feeds ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, intense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, special agents, investigation, website, webcam, violence, kidnapping, internet, fbi, torture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
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The Bone Collector (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Rookie cop, Amelia Donaghy reluctantly teams with Lincoln Rhyme – formerly the department's top homicide detective but now paralyzed as a result of a spinal injury – to catch a grisly serial killer dubbed 'The Bone Collector'. The ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, suspense ...
Plot: forensics, psychopath, serial killer, police investigation, riddles and clues, mind game, master criminal, policewoman, psychological thriller, crime, paraplegic, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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The House That Jack Built (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: Denmark, France, Sweden, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A depiction of a serial killer's 12 years' worth of murders and how it shaped his prime intelligence.
Style: psychological, scary, bleak, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, taxidermy, violence against women, art, cruelty, death, deception, artist, hunting, sadistic psychopath ...
Place: washington d.c.
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 7.8
 209K
Halloween (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In John Carpenter's horror classic, a psychotic murderer, institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, halloween, slasher, psychopath, violence, masked killer, psychiatrist, evil, small town, teenage life, murder, violent ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978, 1960s, year 1963 ...
Place: midwest, california
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 6.6
 60K
Kiss the Girls (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Forensic psychologist Alex Cross travels to North Carolina and teams with escaped kidnap victim Kate McTiernan to hunt down "Casanova," a serial killer who abducts strong-willed women and forces them to submit to his demands. The trail ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough ...
Plot: psychopath, woman in danger, missing person, police investigation, crimes, who done it, investigation, mystery, violence against women, forensics, serial killer, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, usa, los angeles, washington d.c., california
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 7.4
 81K
The Following (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Notorious serial killer Joe Carroll, after being found guilty of murdering 14 female students on the Virginia college campus where he taught literature, escapes from death row. The FBI calls former agent Ryan Hardy to consult on the case, as he was ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating, serious
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, fbi, mind game, killings, police investigation, crimes, special agents, crime, cult, violence, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.4
 54K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: scary, brutal, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, home invasion, trap, violence, danger, extreme violence, masked man, gory, maniac, thief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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 7.6
 356K
Saw (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, psychopath, serial killer, captivity, mind game, survival, insanity, gory, master criminal, trapped, race against time, game of death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.3
 138K
Mr. Brooks (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about a man who is sometimes controlled by his murder-and-mayhem-loving alter ego.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, split personality, businessman, secret, police investigation, crimes, police detective, double life, law enforcement, criminal heroes, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, portland oregon
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 5.9
 161K
Hostel (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Iceland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three backpackers head to a Slovakian city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, torture, psychopath, survival, crimes, surgery, danger, captivity, gory, deadly, torment, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: slovakia, europe, amsterdam, iceland
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Friday the 13th (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ignoring the warnings of the locals, a group of teenage camp counselors takes on the job of reopening Camp Crystal Lake — on Friday the 13th no less, and raise the ire of Jason Voorhees, a masked, homicidal maniac.
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, danger, death, serial killer, murder, in the woods, back from the dead, human monster, camp counselor, gory, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
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Berlin Syndrome (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A passionate holiday romance leads to an obsessive relationship when an Australian photojournalist wakes one morning in a Berlin apartment and is unable to leave.
Style: suspense, exciting, disturbing, atmospheric
Plot: trapped, psychopath, stockholm syndrome, missing person, captive, sex scene, desperation, one night stand, held captive, kidnapped, murder, attempted escape ...
Time: 2010s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
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 5.3
 109K
House of Wax (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of unwitting teens are stranded near a strange wax museum and soon must fight to survive and keep from becoming the next exhibit.
Style: suspense, scary, gothic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, slasher, ghost town, traffic jam, deadly, wax museum, group of friends, violence, small town, woman in danger ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new york, florida
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 7.0
 7K
Antibodies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: When a notorious German serial killer is captured after committing some of the most heinous acts against humanity ever imaginable, a farmer and police officer from a sleepy rural community on the outskirts of Berlin is drawn into the case as he ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, lust, investigation, murder, danger, crimes, small town, police officer, family life, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, year 1996
Place: germany, europe
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 6.1
 16K
Wolf Creek 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lured by the promise of an Australian holiday, backpackers Rutger, Katarina, and Paul visit the notorious Wolf Creek Crater. Their dream Outback adventure soon becomes a horrific reality when they encounter the site’s most infamous local, the last ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, slasher, serial killer, violence, tourist, car chase, escape attempt, deathtrap, chase, evil man, australian outback, torture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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I Saw the Devil (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Kyung-chul is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. He has committed infernal serial murders in diabolic ways that one cannot even imagine and his victims range from young women to even children. The police have chased him for a long time, ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, bleak, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, violence, vengeance, psychopath, extreme violence, revenge, torture, loss of spouse, crime and punishment, sadism, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, south korea, korea
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