Sadistic psychopath movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sadistic psychopath movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, suspenseful, scary, disturbing, psychological and slasher films and TV shows about / with sadistic psychopath, violence, psychopath, murder, brutality, death, serial killer, serial murder, crimes and homicidal maniac plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, France, Russia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as sadistic psychopath: The House That Jack Built (2018), Halloween (2018), The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Border (2018), Se7en (1995), Identity (2003), High Tension (2003), Cargo 200 (2007), Tom at the Farm (2013), Mindhunters (2004).

List of sadistic psychopath movies

The House That Jack Built (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark, France, Sweden, Germany, Belgium, Tunisia
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A depiction of a serial killer's 12 years' worth of murders and how it shaped his prime intelligence.
Style: bleak, scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, sadistic psychopath, violence, cruelty, extreme violence, sadism, kidnapping, murder, psychopath as protagonist, psycho murderer, animal cruelty ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: washington d.c.
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 6.6
 136K
Halloween (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago. This film, ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, psychological, scary, rough ...
Plot: halloween, sadistic psychopath, murder, serial killer, masked killer, boogeyman, maniac, violence, death, stabbed to death, blood, injury ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: illinois, midwest
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The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, 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: suspenseful, tense, scary, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, mind game, cannibalism, investigation, maniac, psychology, crime, brutality, profiler, fbi ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: maryland, virginia, usa, baltimore, memphis ...
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 7.0
 27K
Border (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a border guard with a sixth sense for identifying smugglers encounters the first person she cannot prove is guilty, she is forced to confront terrifying revelations about herself and humankind.
Style: art house, rough, neurotic, bleak
Plot: troll, sadistic psychopath, border guard, child pornography, child molestation, father daughter relationship, baby, child abuse, deformity, animal cruelty, body horror, norse mythology ...
Place: sweden, finland, eastern europe
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 8.6
 1.5M
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: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, neo noir, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, psychopath, mind game, police investigation, police detective, crime, master criminal, psychology, twists & turns, insanity, police ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, united states, new york
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 7.3
 236K
Identity (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.
Style: twist ending, mind bending, suspenseful, surprise ending, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, stranded, mystery, split personality, dissociative identity disorder, psychology, characters killed one by one, motel, psychiatrist, investigation, psycho ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, nevada, florida, united states
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 6.8
 70K
High Tension (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Italy, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alexia travels with her friend Marie to spend a couple of days with her family in their farm in the country. They arrive late and they are welcomed by Alexia's father. Late in the night, a sadistic and sick killer breaks into the farmhouse, ...
Style: scary, slasher, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: bound and gagged, home invasion, evil man, sadism, massacre, homicidal maniac, insanity, sadistic horror, kidnapping, brutality, slasher killer, sadistic killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, south of france, southern france
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 7.1
 9K
Cargo 200 (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young woman is taken hostage by a police officer and subsequently abused by the lawman gone mad.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, sexual perversion, sexual abuse, rape victim, murder, sadism, psycho killer, teenage rape, hostage, maniac, rape, sexual torture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1984
Place: russia, afghanistan, soviet union, ussr
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Tom at the Farm (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young man travels to an isolated farm for his lover's funeral where he's quickly drawn into a twisted, sexually charged game by his lover's aggressive brother.
Style: psychological, serious, gloomy, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: gay, closeted homosexual, lgbt, hidden identity, gays and lesbians, male homosexuality, family problems, gay relationship, psychopath, countryside, threat, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1997, 70s
Place: canada, quebec, montreal quebec canada, montreal
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 6.4
 60K
Mindhunters (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, UK, Finland, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Trainees in the FBI's psychological profiling program must put their training into practice when they discover a killer in their midst.
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, scary, twist ending, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, trap, profiler, mind game, island, dishonesty, investigation, confined, bad guy, law enforcement, fbi agent, killing spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Texas Ranger hunts for a hooded serial killer terrorizing the residents of a small town, set in 1946 Arkansas. Loosely based on a true story.
Style: slasher, realistic, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: mystery killer, serial killer, stalking, unknown killer, psychopath, murder, police investigation, human monster, vengeance, danger, mind game, sadistic psychopath ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, post world war two, year 1946
Place: arkansas, texas, usa
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The Clovehitch Killer (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A teenage boy begins to suspect that his wholesome, all-American dad is actually the serial killer terrorizing their small town.
Style: psychological thriller, suspense, enigmatic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dark past, serial killer, boy scout, father son relationship, investigation, church, sadistic psychopath, family relations, fear, double life, friendship, sadism ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 70s
Place: midwest
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 5.7
 10K
Borderland (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three college students, Phil, Ed, and Henry take a road trip into Mexico for a week of drinking and carefree fun only to have Phil find himself a captive of a group of satanic Mexican drug smugglers who kill tourists and whom are looking for a group ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killing spree, murder, missing person, bondage, insanity, evil, drinking alcohol, cult, drinking, danger, curses spells and rituals, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, texas, usa, latin america
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 6.5
 518
Chikatilo (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The history of the hunt for the worst serial killer in the USSR
Style: rough, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, maniac, homicidal maniac, cannibalism, murder investigation, sex maniac, pedophile, sadistic killer, psycho killer, sadistic psychopath, serial murder, killing spree ...
Place: ussr
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 5.3
 9K
The Dentist (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dr. Feinstone has everything, a beautiful wife and a successful career in dentistry; but when he discovers his wife's affair, he realizes that behind every clean, white surface lies the stench of decay.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, slasher ...
Plot: dentist, murder, mentally unstable, infidelity, victim, vengeance, obsession, sadistic psychopath, violence, hallucination, serial killer, mental illness ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: beverly hills, usa
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The Other Lamb (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Ireland, Belgium, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A haunting and nightmarish tale that tells the story of Selah, a young girl born into a repressive cult known as the Flock. The members of the Flock – all women and female children– live in a rural compound, and are led by one man, known only as ...
Style: suspense, rough, enigmatic, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: teenage sexuality, polygamy, religious cult, cult, sadistic psychopath, female protagonist, religious leader, forest, brutality, women, social problems, sorority ...
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 4.0
 720
Kill Game (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the fictional town of Grace Arbor the answers are never clear.Who is underneath the mask?PRANK is the story of a group of high school kids who amuse themselves by pulling pranks on unsuspecting students and teachers. They are all popular, good ...
Style: enigmatic, suspense, rough, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: maniac, sadistic killer, serial killer, prank, psychopath, homicidal maniac, psycho killer, violence, mutilation, murder, murderer, masked killer ...
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 7.7
 247K
Changeling (2008)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Christine Collins is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn't her child, the police captain has her committed to an asylum.
Style: psychological, sentimental, heartbreaking, tense, bleak ...
Plot: missing child, investigation, missing person, uncover truth, child abduction, fighting the system, twists & turns, disorder, life is a bitch, pedophile, serial killer, corruption ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century, 20s, year 1935
Place: los angeles, usa, california, seattle washington, canada ...
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Mai chan's Daily Life The Movie (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A young maid who cannot die is rented out by her master to paying customers to do whatever they want to her.
Style: disturbing, suspense, sadistic, asian horror
Plot: torture, maid, perversion, abuse, punishment, violence, gore, sadistic psychopath, sadistic horror, sadistic violence, sadist, sadism ...
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 602
Call Center (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Russia
TV show
Story: Moscow. High rise. Here, on the 12th floor, is the office of the call center "Online Store for Adults". One morning, twelve people who are in the office suddenly find out that there is a bomb in the room. The voices of the unknowns who ...
Style: psychological, sadistic, psychological thriller, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: trapped in a building, call center, psychological abuse, sadist, fear, sexual torture, sexual abuse, sexual humiliation, terror, torture, submission, revelation ...
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
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 4.7
 4K
Choose (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Fiona Wagner, a journalism student, tracks a cold-blooded killer with the help of her detective father and a therapist.
Style: serious, suspenseful, slasher, realistic, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: killer, investigation, woman in danger, journalism, crimes, danger, deadly, parent child relationship, gory, sadistic psychopath, father daughter relationship, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.3
 493K
It (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a small town in Maine, seven children known as The Losers Club come face to face with life problems, bullies and a monster that takes the shape of a clown called Pennywise.
Style: scary, suspense, surprise ending, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: missing person, monster, supernatural horror, killer clown, clown, asthma, child, small town, fear, stephen king, death of brother, inhaler ...
Time: year 1989, 80s, year 1988
Place: maine
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The Stendhal Syndrome (1996)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young policewoman slowly goes insane while tracking down an elusive serial rapist/killer through Italy when she herself becomes a victim of the brutal man's obsession.
Style: psychological, surreal, suspenseful, brutal, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, hallucination, murder, art, policewoman, mental illness, obsession, vengeance, rapist, mind game, memory loss, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, florence
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 3.9
 1K
Stripped (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Four friends head to Vegas for a 21st birthday in hopes of finding adventure, debauchery and memories that will last them a lifetime.
Style: psychotronic, bloody, humorous, suspense, scary ...
Plot: stripper, torture, organ theft, murder, violence, fear, terror, death, psycho terror, young woman, crimes, masked killer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: las vegas
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 8.3
 21
Heavy Makeup (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After a series of brutal murders occur in their Hollywood neighborhood, two women search for clues to uncover the identity of a serial killer who is targeting struggling young actresses.
Style: horror spoof, disturbing, psychotronic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: mystery, women, homicidal maniac, crime spree, murder of a woman, chase, brutality, cruelty, who done it, murder, mystery killer, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Who's Watching Oliver (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Thailand
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story of a mentally unstable loner lost in a life forced upon him. By night Oliver aimlessly wanders the streets and bars on what can only be described as a truly shocking and humiliating killing spree. His only savior and possible way out of a ...
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, bleak, scary, suspense ...
Plot: killing spree, mental illness, mother son incest, serial killer, murder, abusive mother, abusive father, violence, male rape victim, psychological abuse, emotional abuse, psycho killer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: thailand
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 4.5
 348
Purgatory Road (2017)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Helpless to stop a thief from stealing his father’s modest nest egg, Travis grows up blaming himself for his parents’ suicide. Becoming a priest who operates a highway confessional with his ambivalent brother, Michael, he offers sage advice to ...
Style: bleak, suspense, psychotronic, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: revenge, serial killer, brother brother relationship, sin, salvation, redemption, catholicism, priest, confession, sacrifice, religion, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: southern usa
Is relevant ?
 4.3
 216
Joel (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The shocking story of Joel Rifkin, a troubled young man whose hidden fantasies of power and control combined with his obsessive dedication to prostitutes led him to embark on one of the New York area’s most notorious murder sprees, claiming ...
Style: tense, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, true crime, prostitute, murder, prostitution, murderer, homicidal maniac, psychopath, serial murder, violent, manhunt, sadistic killer ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
Is relevant ?
 3.3
 431
On Halloween (2020)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A journalist goes in search of the truth after a series of brutal deaths and disappearances lead back to an urban legend about a serial killing clown that has stalked the woods of Century Park for over a hundred years.
Style: slasher, scary, bleak, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: killer clown, forest, halloween, evil clown, characters in danger, serial killer, youth, vengeance, killing spree, sadistic psychopath, danger, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
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The Anniversary at Shallow Creek (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six best friends find themselves at the wrong place at the wrong time. They fight for their lives against a serial killer who has more in store for them than death.
Style: suspense, scary, disturbing, slasher, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, friendship, characters killed one by one, violence, maniac, psychopath, homicidal maniac, violent, brutality, dishonesty, deathtrap, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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