Murder of a family movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant murder of a family movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, cult film, rough, intense and surprise ending films and TV shows about / with murder, murder of a family, murder of family, revenge, violence, vengeance, blood, death, storytelling and suspense plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
murder of a family
murder of a family movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as murder of a family: Amityville II: The Possession (1982), Ax 'Em (1992), Dark Places (2015), Sabotage (2014), Law Abiding Citizen (2009), The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976), Caligula (1979), The Elite (2001), The Stepfather (1987), The Specialist (1994).

List of murder of a family movies

Amityville II: The Possession (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Lutz family have managed to flee their home with their lives intact, but before them, another family lived in this house and were caught up in the original evil who weren't so lucky...
Style: scary, splatter, slasher, psychotronic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, demon, dysfunctional family, ghost, supernatural, incest, possession, sex, female nudity, wife abuse, brother sister kiss, suspense ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
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Ax 'Em (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A weekend retreat at a remote cabin in the woods for a group of childhood pals turns into a terrifying fight for survival, as a former friend whose family was killed years earlier comes along looking for revenge.
Style: slasher, funny, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: zombie, serial killer, blaxploitation, forest, murder, violence, machete, all black cast, group of friends, african american, falling down, characters murdered one by one ...
Time: 90s, year 1990
Place: baltimore
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Dark Places (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A woman who survived the brutal killing of her family as a child is forced to confront the events of that day.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, investigation, stripper, suspense, murder, murder of family, farm, private investigator, psychiatry, justice, brutality, police investigation ...
Time: year 1985, year 1968, year 1999, 80s, 21st century
Place: kansas, texas, ireland, missouri, germany ...
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Sabotage (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In "Sabotage", Arnold Schwarzenegger leads an elite DEA task force that takes on the world's deadliest drug cartels. When the team successfully executes a high-stakes raid on a cartel safe house, they think their work is done - until, ...
Style: exciting, stylized, intense, brutal, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, drug cartel, vengeance, crime scene, suspense, revenge, death of friend, dishonesty, tough law enforcer, heist, violent, investigation ...
Time: year 2014, 21st century
Place: mexico, california, atlanta, georgia, usa ...
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Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.
Style: twist ending, psychological, surprise ending, clever, tense ...
Plot: vengeance, prison, justice, investigation, vigilantism, suspense, master criminal, fighting the system, lawyer, murder, mind game, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
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The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After avenging his family's brutal murder, Wales is pursued by a pack of soldiers. He prefers to travel alone, but ragtag outcasts are drawn to him - and Wales can't bring himself to leave them unprotected.
Style: realistic, brutal, harsh, tense, talky ...
Plot: american civil war, revenge, civil war, native americans, native american, suspense, murder, massacre, surrender, manhunt, on the run, runaway ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: texas, missouri, austin texas, usa, kansas ...
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Caligula (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The perversion behind imperial Rome, the epic story of Rome's mad Emporer. All the details of his cruel, bizarre reign are revealed right here: His unholy sexual passion for his sister, his marriage to Rome's most infamous prostitute, his ...
Style: erotic, sexual, disturbing, controversial, art house ...
Audience: adult
Plot: brutality, ancient rome, explicit sex, sex, sexploitation, incest, sexuality, ancient world, sex orgy, betrayal, sexual perversion, lust ...
Time: ancient times, 1st century
Place: italy, rome italy
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The Elite (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After the murder of their families by a terrorist bomb, five young adults are trained as a hi-tech, anti-terrorist team with a mission to search and destroy high-profile terrorist groups.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, undercover, secret agents, race against time, u.s. navy, heroes, government agency, good versus evil, one man army, save the day, daring rescue, special agents ...
Time: year 1987, 2000s, 80s
Place: europe, greece, washington d.c., austria, athens greece ...
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The Stepfather (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A seemingly mild mannered man -- who has just murdered his entire family -- quickly adopts a new identity and leaves town. After building a new relationship with a widow and her teenage daughter, he struggles to hide his true identity and maintain a ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, neo noir, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, murder of family, vengeance, fake identity, suspense, maniac, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, killer, macabre, mental illness ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, turkey
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The Specialist (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: May Munro is a woman obsessed with getting revenge on the people who murdered her parents when she was still a girl. She hires Ray Quick, a retired explosives expert to kill her parent's killers. When Ned Trent, embittered ex-partner of ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: suspense, assassination, sex scene, haunted by the past, organized crime, gangsters, rivalry, spy, vengeance, bomb, revenge, erotica ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1984, year 1994
Place: miami, florida, usa
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Silent Hunter (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A hardened, relentless cop (Jim Parandine) is pushed to the edge when his family is murdered by some criminals. He becomes a recluse in the mountains, where years later, the same criminals end up to rob a bank. Jim uses his Navy Seal training and ...
Plot: ex-cop, stolen money, snow, revenge, death of daughter, sheriff, african american, murder, police, robbery, child murder, grandfather granddaughter relationship ...
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Sleepstalker (1995)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Seventeen years after slaughtering all but one member of a family, a vicious serial killer known only as "The Sandman" awaits execution. But first, his jailers allow a minister to visit the killer to give him last rites, unaware that the ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: serial killer, execution, child abuse, nightmare comes true, fear, supernatural, psychopath, curses spells and rituals, death row, journalism, stalking, supernatural ability ...
Time: 70s
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Retroactive (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A psychiatrist makes multiple trips through time to save a woman that was murdered by her brutal husband.
Style: tense, road movie, suspenseful, intense, serious ...
Plot: time machine, time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, serial killer, suspense, race against time, witnessing a crime, destiny, twists and turns, time, repeated event ...
Time: 20th century, future, 90s
Place: texas, usa, arizona
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Prophecy (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Savage beast, grown to monstrous size and driven mad by toxic wastes that are poisoning the waters, spreads terror and death on a Maine countryside.
Style: serious, scary, rough, suspenseful, natural horror ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: creature feature, monster, toxic, contamination, bear, environmentalism, mutant, rivalry, experiment gone awry, animal life, pregnancy, giant monster ...
Time: 70s
Place: maine, usa
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The Proposition (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in the Australian outback in the 1880s, the movie follows the series of events following the horrific rape and murder of the Hopkins family, allegedly committed by the infamous Burns brothers gang. Captain Morris Stanley captures Charlie Burns ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, serious, atmospheric, harsh ...
Plot: aborigine, brutality, rape, vengeance, psychopath, twists and turns, wilderness, gunfight, violence, savagery, criminal, tragic event ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: australia
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Remember (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, Mexico, Germany, South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: With the aid of a fellow Auschwitz survivor and a hand-written letter, an elderly man with dementia goes in search of the person responsible for the death of his family.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, psychological, touching, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: nazi, auschwitz, ss, holocaust, nazi war criminal, nazi officer, revenge, suspense, old man, genocide, world war two, jewish ...
Place: canada, germany, cleveland ohio
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The Devil's Advocate (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A hotshot lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he learns his new boss is Lucifer himself.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, twist ending, surprise ending, clever ...
Audience: teens, adult
Plot: lawyer, devil, supernatural, deal with the devil, law firm, demon, greed, courtroom, satan, ambition, hotshot lawyer, temptation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, florida, southern usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...
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The Usual Suspects (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Held in an L.A. interrogation room, Verbal Kint attempts to convince the feds that a mythic crime lord, Keyser Soze, not only exists, but was also responsible for drawing him and his four partners into a multi-million dollar heist that ended with an ...
Style: surprise ending, neo noir, twist ending, mind bending, confusing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: twists and turns, plot twist, heist, master criminal, criminal, manipulation, organized crime, gangsters, suspense, interrogation, investigation, deception ...
Time: 20th century, year 1981, 80s, 90s
Place: new york, los angeles, hungary, turkey, manhattan new york city
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Virtuosity (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Law Enforcement Technology Advancement Centre (LETAC) has developed SID version 6.7: a Sadistic, Intelligent, and Dangerous virtual reality entity which is synthesized from the personalities of more than 150 serial killers, and only one man can ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, sexy, visually appealing, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: virtual reality, cyberpunk, serial killer, cyborgs, computer, artificial intelligence, androids, suspense, technology, good versus evil, law enforcement, dystopic future ...
Time: future, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Batman Forever (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The Dark Knight of Gotham City confronts a dastardly duo: Two-Face and the Riddler. Formerly District Attorney Harvey Dent, Two-Face believes Batman caused the courtroom accident which left him disfigured on one side. And Edward Nygma, ...
Style: light, stylized, entertaining, campy, sexy ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night, family outing, date night
Plot: superhero, batman, psychologist, good versus evil, partner, millionaire, secret identity, halloween, villain, justice, heroes, district attorney ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Interview with the Vampire (1994)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A vampire relates his epic life story of love, betrayal, loneliness, and dark hunger to an over-curious reporter.
Style: gothic, scary, gothic horror, suspenseful, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, adult
Plot: vampire, supernatural, immortality, loneliness, goth, vampirism, dark hero, bonding, child vampire, vampire human love, monster as victim, haunted by the past ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1870s, georgian era, 1790s ...
Place: new orleans, paris france, san francisco, louisiana, usa ...
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Léon: The Professional (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Leon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, ...
Style: neo noir, rough, touching, suspenseful, emotional ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: hitman, mentor, organized crime, revenge, friendship, loneliness, murder, sniper, loner, killings, life philosophy, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, france, paris france, canada ...
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Hard to Kill (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason Storm, a 'go it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he spends several years in a coma. His son ...
Style: intense, serious, exciting, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, hospital, revenge, suspense, murder, corruption, chase, corrupt official, coma, fight, intrigue, against the odds ...
Time: 80s, year 1990, year 1983, 90s
Place: los angeles, chicago illinois, california
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Pathfinder (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Around the year 1000 AD warlike people, the so-called "tjuder", roam in northern Scandinavia. As they brutally kill a family in a remote area, including the parents and their little daughter, the families teenage son, Aigin, observes the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, folk tale ...
Plot: lapland, survival, medieval, snow, coming of age, nature, winter, heroes, female nudity, indigenous people, bear attack, chase ...
Time: 11th century, middle ages, 10th century
Place: norway, europe, scandinavia
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When the Raven Flies (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Iceland, Sweden
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Vikings pillage Ireland, seeking silver and slaves, slaying men and women in the process. A young boy is spared when a Viking takes pity on him instead of killing him. Twenty years later the boy returns to Iceland take his revenge.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: viking, sword and shield, medieval, revenge, ancient, sword, sword and sorcery, scandinavian culture, murder, kidnapping, female nudity, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages, 80s, 9th century
Place: ireland, iceland, europe, scandinavia, norway
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Montenegro (1981)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Sweden, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Marilyn Jordan, an American, lives in Stockholm with her Swedish husband and family. Her behavior is bizarre, perhaps mad: she poisons the dog's milk and advises the dog not to drink it; she sets the sheets afire as her husband sleeps; she ...
Style: sexy, surreal, humorous, sexual, erotic ...
Plot: mad woman, immigrants, nude, male nudity, sexuality, erotica, dark humor, death, insanity, adultery, surrealism, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: europe, stockholm sweden, sweden, former yugoslavia, eastern europe ...
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The Octagon (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Scott James, a veteran martial arts expert, is recruited as the protector of the wealthy and beautiful Justine after she becomes the target of a ninja clan. When Scott finds out that his ruthless arch-nemesis, McCarn , is involved with the stealthy ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ninja, martial arts, terrorism, good versus evil, revenge, suspense, betrayal, brutality, assassin, master warrior, undercover, heroic mission ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, south america, paris france, mexico
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Mad Max (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang.
Style: futuristic, road movie, suspenseful, stylized, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, manly
Plot: apocalypse, chase, post apocalypse, vengeance, car chase, revenge, car, biker, dystopic future, chaos, violence spree, exploitation ...
Time: future
Place: australia, oceania
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Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: This classic western masterpiece is an epic film about a widow whose land and life are in danger as the railroad is getting closer and closer to taking them over. A mysterious harmonica player joins forces with a desperado to protect the woman and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, visually appealing, surprise ending, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: old west, vengeance, mysterious character, villain, cowboy, revenge, gunfight, gang, death, small town, desert, farm ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona
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Applecart (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: There is no normal. We all wear masks. Applecart is a portmanteau film featuring stories dealing with the perversions, shame, rage, and secrets we all keep hidden. Applecart is presented to you as an experimental silent film with a unique sound ...
Style: psycho sexual, art house, disturbing, rough, experimental ...
Plot: incest overtones, dysfunctional family, murder, revenge, obsession, violence, father daughter relationship, pregnancy, hypocrisy, perversion, rebellious daughter, husband wife relationship ...
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