Dark killer movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant dark killer movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, suspense, serious, surprise ending, rough and scary films and TV shows about / with murder, dark killer, serial killer, violence, death, serial murder, blood, sadism, psychopath and gore plots mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres shot in USA, Italy, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as dark killer: Secret Window (2004), Suspiria (2018), The Beast Kills in Cold Blood (1971), Happy Death Day (2017), It (2017), The Purge (2018), The First Purge (2018), Shocker (1989), A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), 10 to Midnight (1983).

List of dark killer movies

 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, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: split personality, insanity, mentally unstable, losing-it hero, murder, nervous breakdown, isolation, arson, psychology, divorce, serial killer, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, new york state, tennessee
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 6.9
 28K
Suspiria (2018)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A young ballet dancer travels to a prestigious dance academy in Europe, only to discover it is a front for something far more sinister and supernatural amidst a series of increasingly grisly murders.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, touching, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: ballet, dance performance, choreography, psychotherapist, good versus evil, mysterious event, paranormal phenomena, serial murder, mysterious death, secret, dead woman, curse ...
Place: berlin germany
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The Beast Kills in Cold Blood (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A masked killer stalks an institution for mentally disturbed rich women.
Style: serious, rough, erotic, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: clinic, murder, nymphomaniac, sex, nurse, lesbian, underwear, shower, arrow, serial killer, obsession, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy
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Happy Death Day (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A college student relives the day of her murder over and over again as she tries to discover her killer's identity.
Style: surprise ending, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, twist ending
Plot: time loop, college, murder, masked killer, birthday, mystery killer, time travel, dying repeatedly, dead teenager, surprise birthday party, hospital, cupcake ...
Time: 2010s
Place: arizona
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 7.4
 342K
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, abandoned house, death of brother, monster, supernatural power, killer clown, good versus evil, small town, group of friends, child in peril ...
Time: year 1989
Place: maine
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 6.3
 6K
The Purge (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in a dystopian America ruled by a totalitarian political party, the series follows several seemingly unrelated characters living in a small city. Tying them all together is a mysterious savior who’s impeccably equipped for everything the night ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, brutal, tense, bloody ...
Plot: social injustice, murder, brutality, blood, family in danger, violence, massacre, night, party, african american, survival, death ...
Time: near future
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The First Purge (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of ...
Style: suspense, psychological, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: party, murder, abuse of power, survival horror, sadism, nazism, experiment, money, gory violence, atrocity, african american, politics ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, new york
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 5.4
 13K
Shocker (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police.
Style: sadistic, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: slasher, murder, psychopath, gore, supernatural, rage, blackout, maniac, electricity, terror, evil, killer ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: california
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A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surreal, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, disfigurement, nightmare, teenage life, high school, gory, back from the dead, teenager, fear, dreams, burned alive ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
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Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI (1986)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Determined to finish off the infamous killer Jason Voorhees once and for all, Tommy Jarvis and a friend exhume Jason’s corpse in order to cremate him. Things go awry when Jason is instead resurrected, sparking a new chain of ruthlessly brutal ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, camp, cemetery, mask, psychopath, gory, zombie, knife murder, summer camp, in the woods ...
Time: 80s
Place: america, new jersey
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10 to Midnight (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the real-life Richard Speck murders, amoral, nearly psychotic killer Warren Stacey (Gene Davis) is a serial killer who has murdered a number of women; he stabs them while they are naked to minimize leaving any physical evidence. Police ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, violence, vengeance, police, stalking, killer, psychopath, danger, vigilantism, tough law enforcer, guilt ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, san francisco
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The Gore Gore Girls (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A ditsy reporter enlists the help of a sleazy private eye to solve a series of gory killings of female strippers at a Chicago nightclub.
Style: psycho film, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, torture, sadism, violence, reporter, stripper, psychopath, private detective, gory, nightclub ...
Time: 70s
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Black Belly of the Tarantula (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inspector Tellini investigates serial crimes where victims are paralyzed while having their bellies ripped open with a sharp knife.
Style: light, rough, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: slasher, tarantula, knife, jacket, wasp, victim, stalker, hat, spa, escape, lust, punishment ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy
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Blade of the Ripper (1971)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Austria
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Newly married to an older man, Julie returns to Vienna, where a razor wielding slasher is killing women. Jean, her cruel and sadistic former lover, immediately contacts her, certain that only he can satisfy her strange vice. But she rejects him. She ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, psycho film, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mystery killer, obsession, murder, love triangle, cult, femme fatale, lover, woman in danger, danger, dangerous attraction, mysterious character ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: europe, austria, sicily italy
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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, policewoman, murder, killer, sexual abuse, sadistic psychopath, mental illness, gory, mind game, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, italy, florence, rome italy
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 7.2
 258K
Scream (1996)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A killer known as Ghostface begins killing off teenagers, and as the body count begins rising, one girl and her friends find themselves contemplating the 'rules' of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one.
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, high school, small town, woman in danger, masked killer, teenager, who done it, psychopath, danger, halloween, news reporter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa
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 6.4
 3K
Blood Brides (1970)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A madman haunted by the ghost of his ex-wife carves a corpse-laden trail.
Style: suspenseful, surreal, psychological, scary, psycho film ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, murder, gory, woman in danger, crimes, deadly, whodunit, homicidal maniac, serial murder, criminal ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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The House by the Cemetery (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A deranged killer lives in the basement of an old mansion and pops out occasionally to commit grisly murders that include be-headings.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, mad scientist, zombie, supernatural, psychopath, vengeance, family in danger, haunted by the past, danger, insanity, husband wife relationship, gore ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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 7.0
 3K
The Psychic (1977)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman with psychic powers has a vision of a murder that took place in a house owned by her husband.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, gory, ghost, mentally unstable, clairvoyant, mystery, supernatural ability, investigation, mind game, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy, usa, virginia
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 4.8
 2K
Final Exam (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a small college in North Carolina, only a select few students are left to take mid terms. But, when a killer strikes, it could be everyone's final exam.
Style: psycho film, suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, high school, college, serial murder, school, prank, psychopath, knife murder, chase, murder, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: campus
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 6.4
 52K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: scary, suspenseful, brutal, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, danger, psychopath, trap, home invasion, extreme violence, torture, violence, masked man, thief, held captive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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Beyond the Darkness (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young rich orphan loses his fiancée to voodoo doll mischief on the part of his housekeeper who is jealous of his attentions. He digs his girlfriend up, cleans her out, stuffs her, and puts her in bed at the mansion. Following this, he tries out ...
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: obsession, murder, serial killer, slasher, necrophilia, violence, torture, death, psychopath, creep, gory, evil ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, southern italy
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Lust for Vengeance (2001)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five women obsessed with sex & drugs pay for their sins.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: black gloves, mirror, sexual obsession, cult, blood, friendship, fear, male nudity, blonde, jealousy, bed, killer ...
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Death Laid An Egg (1968)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A love triangle develops between three people who run a high tech chicken farm. It involves Anna (who owns the farm), her husband Marco (who kills prostitutes in his spare time) and Gabriella (the very beautiful secretary). Marco continues to kill ...
Style: suspense
Plot: serial killer, love triangle, murder mystery, psychopathic killer, farm, chicken, surrealism, blackmail, police officer, nipples, attempted rape, bikini ...
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 5.6
 150
Death Kiss (1976)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jim Preston receives a yacht as an anniversary present from his wealthy wife Ellen. He plans to kill her for her entire fortune. To carry out the murder plan, he makes a contact with Mike, a crazed rape killer who has been terrorizing the city. Mike ...
Style: sadistic
Plot: murder, rape, sex maniac, inheritance, whodunit, villain, maniac, slasher, psycho killer, kill, butcher, gloves ...
Place: europe, greece
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The Iguana with the Tongue of Fire (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Dublin, a young woman is brutally murdered in her home by a maniac that throws acid in her face and then slits her throat with a razor. Her mangled body is later discovered in the boot of a limousine owned by the Swiss Ambassador Sobiesky. The ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: embassy, razor, killer, burnt face, broken glass, psycho killer, razor blade, mental breakdown, skirt, ambassador, acid, maniac ...
Place: ireland, switzerland
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 6.0
 502
Naked You Die (1968)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The corpses are piling up at St. Hilda’s School for Girls, leaving top cop Michael Rennie (The Day the Earth Stood Still) with more than the usual suspects. Is the killer playboy riding instructor Mark Damon (House of Usher)? Peeping tom Luciano ...
Style: suspense
Plot: serial killer, murder, mystery killer, girls' boarding school, shower, obsession, police, fondling, voyeurism, female nudity, joke, voyeur ...
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 5.2
 40
The Boundary (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story starts from pile murder, murderer exactly ten years ago, a woman was shot dead by police. A decade ago, it has not found an important clue surfaced, what old things associated with the murder a decade ago after a decade of existence in the ...
Style: sinister, surprise ending, gothic, suspense
Plot: seduction, stabbed in the chest, deception, razor, feud, death of father, revenge, love, cooking, violence, childhood trauma, sadism ...
Place: china
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Woo dung saai yan si gin (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pop star Anna has been kidnapped. Kidnapper Jash uploads the video clip of Anna being tortured onto the internet, which instantly becomes the talk of Hong Kong. A week later, Jash contacts the police, asking not for a ransom but for retired police ...
Plot: death, attempted rape, love interest, gloves, murder witness, unknown killer, attraction, crime investigation, car driving, dark killer, murder, sadism ...
Place: hong kong
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Behind Closed Doors (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: La Casa de al Lado is a Spanish-language telenovela produced by the United States-based television network Telemundo. This mystery is a remake of Chilean telenovela La familia de al lado produced by TVN in 2010-2011 and is being adapted by the ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, captivating, sinister ...
Plot: twins, intrigue, estate, family problems, family relations, mystery, uncover truth, couple relations, death in the family, family in crisis, family life, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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