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 suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, rough and realistic films and TV shows about / with sadistic psychopath, violence, psychopath, murder, blood, death, serial killer, danger, gore and brutality plots mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres shot in USA, Italy, France and other countries.
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sadistic psychopath movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as sadistic psychopath: Halloween (2018), The Dentist (1996), The House That Jack Built (2018), Tom at the Farm (2013), The Clovehitch Killer (2018), Borderland (2007), Ghostland (2018), Cargo 200 (2007), It (2017), The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976).

List of sadistic psychopath movies

 6.7
 84K
Halloween (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
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: suspenseful, scary, psychological, rough, gothic ...
Plot: halloween, masked killer, boogeyman, murder, serial killer, slasher, violence, sadistic psychopath, maniac, death, stabbed to death, blood ...
Time: 2010s
Place: illinois, midwest
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 5.2
 7K
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: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: dentist, murder, mentally unstable, violence, slasher, infidelity, victim, vengeance, obsession, sadistic psychopath, hallucination, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, beverly hills
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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: bleak, suspenseful, suspense, scary, psychological
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, taxidermy, murder, art, extreme violence, sadistic psychopath, hunting, violence against women, deception, impersonating a police officer, artist ...
Place: washington d.c.
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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, atmospheric, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: hidden identity, gays and lesbians, countryside, gay, gay relationship, threat, manipulations, dishonesty, family problems, farm, dysfunctional family, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada, quebec
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The Clovehitch Killer (2018)
Genre: Drama, 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: suspense, enigmatic, psychological, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: serial killer, father son relationship, dark past, investigation, church, psychological thriller, friendship, fear, teenage boy, sadism, double life, murder ...
Time: 1990s
Place: midwest
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 5.6
 9K
Borderland (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
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: bleak, suspenseful, psychological, rough, psycho film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, murder, bondage, cult, evil, drinking, human sacrifice, insanity, danger, curses spells and rituals, crime, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, usa, texas, latin america
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 6.4
 17K
Ghostland (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother of two inherits a home from her aunt. On the first night in the new home she is confronted with murderous intruders and fights for her daughters' lives. Sixteen years later the daughters reunite at the house, and that is when things ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, exciting, scary ...
Plot: home invasion, sister sister relationship, violence, insanity, nightmare, doll, danger, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, escape, blood, sadistic psychopath ...
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 7.1
 6K
Cargo 200 (2007)
Genre: 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, psychological, suspenseful, based on true events ...
Plot: sexual abuse, murder, sexual perversion, kidnapping, hostages, crimes, sadism, rape, woman in danger, isolation, teenage rape, kidnapped girl ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984
Place: russia, afghanistan
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 7.4
 356K
It (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
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: suspense, scary, surprise ending, bleak, rough ...
Plot: missing person, fear, clown, death of brother, abandoned house, monster, supernatural power, good versus evil, killer clown, small town, group of friends, child in peril ...
Time: year 1989
Place: maine
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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: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, maniac, prom, stalking, police investigation, murder, psychopath, slasher, sadistic psychopath, unknown killer, bad guy, human monster ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1946
Place: arkansas, texas, usa
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The Stendhal Syndrome (1996)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 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: brutal, psychological, surreal, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, rapist, murder, art, policewoman, mental illness, obsession, vengeance, mind game, memory loss, rescue, sexual abuse ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: italy, europe, florence, rome italy
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 4.7
 4K
Choose (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, 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: scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: killer, investigation, slasher, danger, woman in danger, suburbs, deadly, gory, journalism, crimes, who done it, college student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Goodbye, Mr. President (1987)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Asko Mertanen is a waiter who is very interested in shooting. He gets fed up how the things are run in Finland, so he thinks that the best way to change them is to shoot the Finnish president.
Plot: assassination of president, sadistic psychopath, waiter, disguise, wig, murder, gun, police, redemption, cop killer, assassination, police detective ...
Time: year 1979
Place: finland
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 6.2
 89K
Vacancy (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young married couple becomes stranded at an isolated motel and find hidden video cameras in their room. They realize that unless they escape, they'll be the next victims of a snuff film.
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival horror, slasher, isolation, trapped, one night, estranged couple, hotel, hidden camera, deception, psychological thriller, danger, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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A Stranger Is Watching (1982)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three years after Steve Peterson's wife, Nina, was murdered in front of their 11 year old daughter Julie, she and his new girlfriend Sharon Martin are kidnapped by the same killer, the psychotic Artie Taggart. Imprisoning them in a bunker below ...
Style: mind bending, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, psychopath, investigation, murder, rape, psychopathic killer, subway, captivity, urban, danger, intrigue, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city
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 8.1
 348K
Platoon (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
Style: realistic, disturbing, thought provoking, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, vietnam war, battles, military life, jungle, military, warrior, war crime, rage, elimination, squad, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, mine, asia
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The Mad Dog Killer (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sadistic no-count killer Nanni Vitali and three other equally brutish hoodlums escape from prison. The foul foursome embark on a savage rape, murder, and robbery spree. Vitali even abducts and defiles frightened hapless lass Giuliana Caroli. ...
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heist, gang, psychopath, rape, vengeance, crime, dangerous animal, chases and races, hostages, confined, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
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 5.1
 141
Finale (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nationwide quietness. The streets are empty. Everyone’s glued to their screens at home, watching the final game. In the outskirts of Denmark, close to the German border, a small gas station needs to be open for service, even on this special night. ...
Plot: psychological torture, locked in a room, chained, bodily dismemberment, sadistic psychopath, evil clown, violence, snuff, killer clown, serial killer, characters killed one by one, clown ...
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 6.1
 9K
Dark Angel (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jack Caine is a Houston vice cop who's forgotten the rule book. His self-appointed mission is to stop the drugs trade and the number one supplier Victor Manning. Whilst involved in an undercover operation to entrap Victor Manning, his partner ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, heroin, danger, undercover cop, evidence, save the world, reluctant partners, deadly creature, tough law enforcer, working undercover, partners against crime, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: texas, houston texas
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Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A New York University professor returns from a rescue mission to the Amazon rainforest with the footage shot by a lost team of documentarians who were making a film about the area's local cannibal tribes.
Style: disturbing, scary, rough, banned film, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, cannibalism, torture, atrocity, amazon rainforest, gory, survival, violence spree, brutality, cult, rape, violence ...
Time: 20th century
Place: south america, latin america, usa, new york
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 6.6
 168K
Secret Window (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mort Rainey, a writer just emerging from a painful divorce with his ex-wife, is stalked at his remote lake house by a psychotic stranger and would-be scribe who claims Rainey swiped his best story idea. But as Rainey endeavors to prove his ...
Style: psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: split personality, insanity, losing-it hero, mentally unstable, murder, nervous breakdown, isolation, arson, divorce, stalking, psychology, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, new york state
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 5.4
 18K
Phantoms (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the peaceful town of Snowfield, Colorado something evil has wiped out the community. And now, its up to a group of people to stop it, or at least get out of Snowfield alive.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, small town, sheriff, hotel, apocalypse, survival, extinction, danger, race against time, monster, military, quarantine ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles, california
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 5.4
 4K
Mother's Day (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three girls discover that two men are willing to do anything to impress Mother and what impresses Mother is watching her sons commit acts of rape and murder. Now these women are prisoners and lowered to pawns in the game of checkers between two dim ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, slasher, reunion, kidnapping, psychopath, vengeance, serial killer, revenge, rape, youth, woman in danger, family in danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
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 7.0
 68K
Fallen (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, murder, execution, devil, police detective, mystery, angel, psychic, psychopath, police, serial killer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
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The Dentist 2 (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Caine, the murdering dentist from the original movie, has escaped from the mental hospital where he has been since being caught. Hoping to resume a normal life, he makes his way to a quiet Midwestern town under a false name and takes on the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological, suspense
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, psychopath, serial killer, slasher, dentist, deadly, gory, couples, small town, voyeurism, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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 5.7
 60K
Cobra (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, serial killer, tough heroes, murder, rivalry, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, resistance, police investigation, danger, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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The Love Butcher (1975)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The twisted tale of Caleb, and his alter ego Lester. After being pushed around too far, Caleb transforms into Lester and returns to those who have wronged him.
Plot: proto-slasher, evil, evil man, blood, schizophrenia, violence, sadism, revenge, transformation, serial murder, murder of a nude woman, villain ...
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 6.1
 440
Knife of Ice (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: As a thirteen year old, Martha Caldwell witnessed the death of her parents in a terrible railway accident. Barely surviving the tragedy herself, Martha was struck dumb due to the shock. Now an adult, the still mute Martha lives with her uncle Ralph ...
Style: scary, realistic, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, mute girl, deadly, woman in danger, danger, strong sexual content, gory, investigation, serial killer, crimes, mystery, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, spain
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 5.3
 308
Warlock Moon (1973)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Young lovers John and Jenny decide to go for a drive in the countryside one day when they happen upon the remains of a long-abandoned resort spa. After doing some exploring, they find that an elderly couple is still living in the crumbling building. ...
Style: demonic
Plot: spa, satanism, cannibalism, old woman, ritual, cook, abandoned, axe murder, drug bust, police officer, evil, cut ...
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 5.4
 2K
Absurd (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man has been driven insane by church-sanctioned scientific experimentation which also causes him to be nearly impossible to kill. He is pursued to America by a priest where he embarks upon a killing spree while the priest tries to hunt him down ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, suspense
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, psychopath, priest, death, sadism, cannibal, monster, psycho killer, danger, mutant ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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