Sadistic killer movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sadistic killer movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious, realistic and rough films and TV shows about / with sadistic killer, psychopath, murder, violence, serial killer, blood, death, maniac, insanity and slasher plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as sadistic killer: The Green Mile (1999), The Night Caller (1975), Cargo 200 (2007), The Slayer (1982), Midnight Killer (1986), Scream Bloody Murder (1973), Office Killer (1997), Misery (1990), Antibodies (2005), Hell Fest (2018).

List of sadistic killer movies

 8.6
 995K
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: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: death row, false accusation, prison life, supernatural ability, supernatural, prison, human nature, death sentence, life philosophy, healing power, justice, confined ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1990s
Place: usa, southern usa, louisiana
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The Night Caller (1975)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A serial-killer frightens Paris by phoning young ladies at night, telling them insults about their lives. Minos, as he calls himself, wants to prevent the world from free women and he targets at first these ones. Commissaire Letellier is given the ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, psycho film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, woman in danger, law enforcement, crime, pursuit, skyscraper, mysterious villain, psycho killer, sadistic killer, evil man ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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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 perversion, murder, sexual abuse, kidnapping, hostages, crimes, sadism, rape, isolation, woman in danger, kidnapped girl, child abuse ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: russia, afghanistan
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 4.9
 1K
The Slayer (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Siblings, Eric & his surreal artist sister Kay, her doctor husband David, her sister-in-law Brooke along with pilot Marsh become stranded on a rugged isle face off against a supernatural beast drawn to Kay who dreams of its killings.
Style: surreal, psychological, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: slasher, murder, beach, island, psychopath, danger, nightmare, violence, death, artist, fear, dream ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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Midnight Killer (1986)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Nicola confronts his beautiful wife about the affair she's been having. But someone brutally murders her in the shower, right after he leaves the house. Naturally Nicola is made prime suspect. But his colleague, Anna, sees signs that the murder ...
Style: disturbing, suspense
Plot: murder, extramarital affair, whodunit, stalker, female nudity, shower, brutality, stabbed in the chest, death, stabbed to death, bloody violence, splatter ...
Place: europe, italy
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Scream Bloody Murder (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A disturbed boy kills his father with his farm tractor and his arm is mangled in the process. He's taken to a mental hospital where he's outfitted with a hook to replace his lost hand and, years later, he's eventually released from ...
Style: scary, offbeat, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: slasher, mental illness, hospital, psychopath, murder, prostitute, mentally unstable, tractor, dismemberment, mental institution, rivalry, remarry ...
Time: 70s
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Office Killer (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When Dorine Douglas' job as proofreader for Constant Consumer magazine is turned into an at-home position during a downsizing, she doesn't know how to cope. But after accidentally killing one of her co-workers, she discovers that murder ...
Style: psychological, humorous, semi serious, witty, cynical ...
Plot: workplace, slasher, office, serial killer, psychopath, workplace romance, gory, vengeance, deadly, obnoxious boss, obsession, media ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, virginia, usa
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 7.8
 162K
Misery (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Novelist Paul Sheldon crashes his car on a snowy Colorado road. He is found by Annie Wilkes, the "number one fan" of Paul's heroine Misery Chastaine. Annie is also somewhat unstable, and Paul finds himself crippled, drugged and at her ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, mentally unstable, isolation, loneliness, captivity, insanity, kidnapping, rage, escape attempt, psychopath, torture, obsessed fan ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: colorado, usa
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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, small town, murder, danger, crimes, police officer, family life, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, year 1996
Place: germany, europe
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 5.5
 9K
Hell Fest (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On Halloween night at a horror theme park, a costumed killer begins slaying innocent patrons who believe that it's all part of the festivities.
Style: suspense, scary, bleak, suspenseful, rough
Plot: serial killer, psycho, masked killer, amusement park, psychopath, group of friends, maniac, violence, halloween, slasher, gory violence, bloody violence ...
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 5.6
 8K
Terrifier (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A maniacal clown named Art, terrorizes three young women on Halloween night and everyone else who stands in his way.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, rough, scary, macabre
Plot: killer clown, slasher, maniac, halloween, disfigurement, evil clown, murder, kidnapping, stranded, clown, massacre, characters killed one by one ...
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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, psychological thriller, isolation, trapped, one night, estranged couple, hotel, hidden camera, deception, danger, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.5
 9K
The Monster (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A vicious serial sex killer is on the loose, and landscape gardener and shop-window outfitter Loris is the prime suspect, thanks to his unfortunate habit of getting caught in compromising situations (for which there is always a totally innocent ...
Style: humorous, realistic, offbeat, not serious, dark humor ...
Plot: mistaken identity, farce, police investigation, serial killer, murder, odd couple, couples, deadly, disorder, law enforcement, partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe
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 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, rough, psychological, gothic ...
Plot: halloween, masked killer, boogeyman, serial killer, murder, slasher, violence, sadistic psychopath, maniac, death, stabbed to death, halloween costume ...
Time: 2010s
Place: illinois, midwest
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 6.7
 23K
Summer of '84 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Summer is usually a time for fun and games, but some teens get much more danger than they bargained for after beginning to suspect their neighbor is a serial murderer.
Style: suspense, ambiguous ending
Plot: murder, neighbor, friendship, surveillance, basement, suspicion, psycho killer, child killer, serial killer, murder mystery, murder suspect, 15 year old ...
Time: year 1984
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The Garden of Sinners - Chapter 7: A Study in Murder (Part 2) (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In February 1999, a string of murders has Shiki Ryougi and Mikiya Kokutou on edge. These crimes share a disturbing resemblance to a similar set of homicides from 1995, when Shiki and Mikiya first met, and awaken a dark, murderous desire that has ...
Style: suspense, biting, dark
Plot: supernatural, severed arm, evil, maniac, saving a life, knife held to throat, perversion, sociopath, night cityscape, breaking a window, fight, katana ...
Time: 1990s
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 5.1
 705
Horror High (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A nerdy high school super whiz experiments with a chemical which will transform his guinea pig "Mr. Mumps" from a gentle pet into a ravenous monster. In a fit of rage against his tormentors at the high school, Vernon Potts goes on a ...
Style: exciting, scary, semi serious, suspenseful
Plot: school, rivalry, murder, investigation, high school, slasher, pets, disorder, teenage life, supernatural, social relations, power relations ...
Time: 70s
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 5.5
 8K
In Fear (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Driving, lost and tormented in the night, primal fears of the dark and the unknown give way to fear that you have let the evil in, or that it is already there.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, scary ...
Plot: danger, stalking, stranger, sadist, psychopath, fear, in the woods, survival, stalker, woman in danger, off the road, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, ireland
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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, stalking, divorce, paranoia, psychology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mississippi, usa, new york state, tennessee
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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: realistic, disturbing, rough, scary, serious ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, vengeance, psychopath, serial killer, slasher, reunion, rape, revenge, wilderness, rivalry, college ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: 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, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, slasher, serial killer, murder, supernatural, summer camp, zombie, psychiatrist, telekinesis, lake, teenager, camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
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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, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, serial killer, tough heroes, murder, rivalry, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, fighting crime, resistance, danger, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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The Cat and the Canary (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: British remake of the classic comedy thriller play. A group of potential heirs gather in a forbidding old house to learn which of them will inherit a fortune. Later, they learn that a flesh-rending maniac is loose.
Style: scary, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, dark humor
Plot: murder, black cat, danger, afterlife, supernatural, investigation, master and servant, domestic disturbance, mystery, mysterious character, uncover truth, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 1900s, 1930s
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The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A family's road trip takes a dangerous turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park to stay with some relatives and find it mysteriously deserted. Under the cover of darkness, three masked psychopaths pay them a visit to test the ...
Style: suspense, tense, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: home invasion, serial killer, masked killer, mysterious stranger, murder, slasher, blood, swimming pool, road trip, sadism, homicidal maniac, extreme violence ...
Place: cross country
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Never Hike Alone (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
Story: A hiker's survival skills is put to the test when he stumbles upon the remains of an old abandoned camp and discovers its long dark secrets.
Style: psychotronic, suspense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: survival, psychopath, maniac, hiking, masked man, murder, brutality, violence, fight, danger, camera, hiding ...
Place: new jersey
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The College Girl Murders (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Police try to track down a hooded serial killer who murders his victims with a combination of acid and poison gas
Plot: mystery killer, unknown killer, girls' boarding school, monk, female victim, girls' school, murder disguised as suicide, killing spree, body count, sadistic psychopath, masked killer, heiress ...
Place: scotland yard
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Home Sweet Home (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young married couple comes home from a date night to discover that they are imprisoned in their own house with a methodical killer inside.
Plot: murder, gun, gore, cell phone, mask, masked killer, home invasion, sword, serial killer, hand, latex gloves, slasher ...
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 5.2
 6K
Tormented (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The film centers on Darren Mullet, a bullied asthmatic, driven to suicide by his tormented life - ignored by his parents, ridiculed by his teachers and bullied at school. He returns from the dead to pay his teenage tormentors a final visit.
Style: scary, realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: slasher, school, prank, high school, suicide, swimming pool, drowning, ghost, serial killer, friendship, severed head, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Snowtown Murders (2011)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on true events, 16 year-old Jamie falls in with his mother's new boyfriend and his crowd of self-appointed neighborhood watchmen, a relationship that leads to a spree of torture and murder.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, rough, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, gang, vandalism, friendship, psychopath, murder, suspicion, sadist, pot smoking, neighborhood, corpse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1998, 1990s
Place: australia, south australia, adelaide south australia
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2019: After the Fall of New York (1983)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a nuclear war, society breaks down into two groups, the evil Euraks and the rebel Federation. A mercenary named Parsifal is hired by the Federation to infiltrate New York City, which is controlled by the Euraks, to rescue the only fertile ...
Style: rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, murder, rivalry, apocalypse, future dystopia, life is a bitch, escapades, demolished city, adventure, lone wolves, chases and races, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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