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 serious, suspenseful, suspense, rough, scary and realistic films and TV shows about / with sadistic psychopath, violence, psychopath, blood, murder, death, serial killer, danger, brutality and gore plots mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres shot in USA, Italy, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as sadistic psychopath: Tom at the Farm (2013), Halloween (2018), It (2017), The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976), The Stendhal Syndrome (1996), Ghostland (2018), Cargo 200 (2007), Borderland (2007), Choose (2011), Goodbye, Mr. President (1987).
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It (2017)
Horror, Thriller
USA, Canada
135 min.
 7.4
Cargo 200 (2007)
Drama, Thriller
Russia
89 min.
 7.1
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Ghostland (2018)
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
France, Canada
91 min.
 6.4
The Clovehitch Killer (2018)
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
USA
109 min.
 6.5

List of sadistic psychopath movies

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, tense, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: hidden identity, gays and lesbians, sadistic psychopath, dysfunctional family, psychopath, gay, countryside, manipulations, gay lead character, death, chase, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada, quebec
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 7.0
 55K
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, psychological, rough, scary, suspense ...
Plot: halloween, masked killer, boogeyman, serial killer, murder, slasher, violence, sadistic psychopath, maniac, death, halloween costume, stabbed to death ...
Time: 2010s
Place: midwest, illinois
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 7.4
 324K
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, abandoned house, death of brother, killer clown, group of friends, monster, child in peril, supernatural power, traumatic childhood, sadistic psychopath, flashback ...
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, sadistic psychopath, unknown killer, human monster, bad guy, creep, slasher killer, mystery killer, slasher, stalking, murder, psychopath ...
Time: 40s, year 1946, 1940s
Place: arkansas, usa, texas
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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, surreal, psychological, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: rapist, serial killer, art, sadistic psychopath, policewoman, murder, killer, sexual abuse, mental illness, gory, mind game, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, italy, florence, rome italy
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 6.4
 14K
Ghostland (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
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, tense, scary, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: nightmare, danger, doll, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, violence, female protagonist, insanity, home invasion, 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, kidnapping, murder, sexual perversion, hostages, crimes, rape, isolation, woman in danger, sadism, kidnapped girl, teenage rape ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984
Place: russia, afghanistan
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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: satanic, disturbing, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, butcher, sadistic psychopath, maniac, magic mushroom, human sacrifice, insanity, serial murder, machete, evil, cult, blood splatter ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, texas, usa
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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: serious, scary, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: killer, suburbs, gory, slasher, investigation, sadistic psychopath, parent child relationship, college student, crimes, danger, deadly, journalism ...
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, president, janitor, anti establishment, shooting range, shaved head, accomplice, shooting, alibi, car chase, chase ...
Time: year 1979
Place: finland
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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: gothic, surprise ending, suspense, sinister
Plot: serial killer, father son relationship, psychological thriller, coming of age, church, retro, psycho terror, two killers, teenager, gore, torture, good versus evil ...
Time: 1990s
Place: midwest
Is relevant ?
 8.5
 952K
The Green Mile (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: A supernatural tale set on death row in a Southern prison, where gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people's ailments. When the cellblock's head guard, Paul Edgecomb, recognizes Coffey's miraculous gift, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, heartbreaking ...
Plot: supernatural ability, death row, false accusation, prison life, supernatural, human nature, death sentence, healing power, confined, life philosophy, prison, magic realism ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, southern usa, louisiana
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 8.0
 80K
Sling Blade (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Karl Childers is a mentally disabled man who has been in the custody of the state mental hospital since the age of 12 for killing his mother and her lover. Although thoroughly institutionalized, Karl is deemed fit to be released into the outside ...
Style: bleak, realistic, touching, serious, captivating ...
Plot: mentally challenged, small town, friendship, murder, death threat, father figure, autism, gay slur, homosexual, redemption, human nature, childhood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arkansas, usa
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser, Randle Patrick McMurphy inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse, Mildred Ratched.
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, tragicomedy, uplifting ...
Plot: mental institution, fighting the system, human spirit, freedom, nurse, insanity, doctors and patients, anti heroes, crazy, dehumanization, plan gone awry, society ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: oregon
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Friday the 13th (2009)
Genre: Horror
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, rough, exciting, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: psychopath, slasher, danger, in the woods, serial killer, back from the dead, death, murder, gory, camp counselor, vengeance, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
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Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young girl who possesses the power of telekinesis accidentally causes her father's death after a family dispute at Crystal Lake. Years later, when a doctor tries to exploit her abilities, her power becomes a hellish curse, and she unwittingly ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, serial killer, murder, knife murder, psychiatrist, supernatural, teenager, lake, telekinesis, camp, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
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Anthropophagus (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of tourists become stranded on an uninhabited island where they are stalked by an insane, violent, and grotesque killer that slaughtered the town's former residents.
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: slasher, island, cannibal, stranded, boat, psychopath, serial killer, gory, mind game, ocean or sea, stalking, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: athens greece, greece, europe
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 6.8
 57
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: blood, bound and gagged, psychopath, death, gas station, tied to a chair, gore, violence, murder, voyeur, bare breasts, brutality ...
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The House That Jack Built (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Denmark, France, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A depiction of a serial killer's 12 years' worth of murders and how it shaped his prime intelligence.
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, taxidermy, hell, impersonating a police officer, extreme violence, violence against women, van, falling from height, snow, wine, telephone ...
Is relevant ?
 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, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, evil alien, evidence, undercover cop, alien, heroin, overdose, danger, good versus evil, investigation, misfit partners, urban ...
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, brutal, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, cannibalism, torture, amazon rainforest, gory, survival, atrocity, strong sexual content, cult, violence spree, brutality, rape ...
Time: 20th century
Place: south america, latin america, usa, new york
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 164K
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, serious, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns ...
Plot: split personality, mentally unstable, losing-it hero, murder, divorce, isolation, insanity, arson, stalking, nervous breakdown, paranoia, disturbed individual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, new york state
Is relevant ?
 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: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, supernatural, sheriff, hotel, good versus evil, gory, deadly creature, supernatural ability, race against time, survival, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles
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 5.4
 4K
Mother's Day (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
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, disturbing, realistic, dark humor, rough ...
Plot: murder, rape, revenge, serial killer, slasher, vengeance, kidnapping, psychopath, reunion, college, gory, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new jersey
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 66K
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, atmospheric, scary, serious ...
Plot: devil, good versus evil, supernatural, murder, angel, execution, serial killer, psychic, psychopath, police, bible, curse ...
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, rough, suspenseful, psychological, suspense
Plot: mental institution, serial killer, dentist, slasher, psychopath, mental illness, hospital, mentally unstable, gory, small town, stalking, urban ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Is relevant ?
 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: serious, rough, sexual, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, dentist, mentally unstable, knife murder, serial killer, slasher, violence, death, torture, voyeur, victim, mental illness ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: beverly hills, usa
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 58K
Cobra (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, tough heroes, murder, serial killer, rivalry, tough law enforcer, mannequin, resistance, prosecution, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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, gardener, mutilation, alter ego, maniac, human monster, homicidal maniac, slasher, woman drowned, american horror, body count, sadistic psychopath ...
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 423
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: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: murder, mute or deaf, strong sexual content, who done it, gory, woman in danger, crimes, mystery, danger, deadly, serial killer, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, spain
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