Knife murder movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant knife murder movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out slasher, cult film, suspenseful, suspense, rough and serious films and TV shows about / with knife murder, murder, serial killer, blood, violence, gore, psychopath, maniac, stabbing and death plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, Italy, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as knife murder: Cutthroat Alley (2003), Maniac (1980), Wolves at the Door (2016), Sleepaway Camp (1983), Scream (1996), Popcorn (1991), The Night Caller (1975), He Knows You're Alone (1980), The Forest (1982), Eyes of a Stranger (1981).

List of knife murder movies

Cutthroat Alley (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mad serial killer is spreading terror throughout the 'hood, slitting people's throats and causing mass hysteria. A group of friends decides it's up to them to take on the maniac, even though they're risking their lives.
Style: suspense, enigmatic, rough, suspenseful, slasher
Plot: mystery killer, masked man, dark past, investigation, maniac, killing spree, violence, psychopath, stalking, rage, psycho, all black cast ...
Time: 2000s
Place: south central los angeles
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 6.4
 17K
Maniac (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and takes their scalps as trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in photographer Anna, and end his killing spree?
Style: disturbing, splatter, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: model, serial killer, sadistic horror, violence spree, murder, stalking, mentally unstable, prostitute, psychopath, scalping, killer, rage ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1979
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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Wolves at the Door (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Four friends gather at an elegant home during the Summer of Love, 1969. Unbeknownst to them, deadly visitors are waiting outside. What begins as a simple farewell party turns to a night of primal terror as the intruders stalk and torment the four, ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: home invasion, killing spree, attack, party, serial killer, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cult, group of friends, mercilessness, murder, police officer ...
Time: 60s, year 1969
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 6.2
 32K
Sleepaway Camp (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Slightly disturbed and painfully shy Angela Baker is sent away to summer camp with her cousin. Not long after Angela's arrival, things start to go horribly wrong for anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions.
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, murder, summer camp, rivalry, serial killer, youth, teenage life, teenage girl, mental illness, violence, shyness, brutality ...
Time: 80s
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The Bodies Presented Traces of Carnal Violence (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A series of sex murders shock a college campus, and four beautiful young girlfriends head for the safety of an isolated country villa. But as they succumb to their own erotic desires, their weekend of pleasure becomes a vacation to dismember at the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, perversion, stalking, investigation, college, countryside, mystery killer, woman in danger, strong sexual content, masked killer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: southern italy, rome italy, italy
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 7.3
 331K
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: slasher, scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: woman in danger, masked killer, serial killer, high school, psychopath, who done it, murder, small town, mystery, violent, heroine, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa
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 5.8
 5K
Popcorn (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A horror film festival, held in a theater which was once the scene of a tragic fire, turns into a real life horror show.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, killing spree, revenge, halloween, college life, teenage life, college, haunted by the past, investigation, hidden identity ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 70s, 90s, 80s
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The Night Caller (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 91 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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, chase, psychopath, murder, woman in danger, law enforcement, crimes, skyscraper, criminal, mysterious villain, evil man, killer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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He Knows You're Alone (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A reluctant bride to be is stalked by a serial killer who only kills brides and the people around them. While her friends get whacked one by one, a hard boiled renegade cop whose bride had been killed years before tries to hunt him down before it is ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, slasher, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, chase, murder, crimes, law enforcement, stalking, police detective, woman in danger, stalker, sadistic killer, wedding ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
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Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After the Crystal Lake Massacres, Jason is pronounced dead and taken to the hospital morgue, where he is mysteriously revived, allowing his diabolical killing spree to continue at the camp where the gruesome slaughtering began. But this time, in ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, forest, psychopath, serial murder, murder, morgue, summer camp, supernatural horror, killing spree, sadism, massacre, camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984, future
Place: new jersey
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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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, forest, masked killer, serial murder, supernatural, zombie, summer camp, killing spree, sadism, lightning, massacre ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, america
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 3.9
 1K
The Forest (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cannibal hermit living in the woods preys on campers and hikers for his food supply.
Style: slasher, sadistic, suspense, rough, splatter ...
Plot: murder, forest, psychopath, cannibalism, violence, terror, sadism, survival, stalking, adultery, cannibal, rage ...
Place: los angeles, california
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Eyes of a Stranger (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A TV newswoman (Lauren Tewes) catches a pervert (John DiSanti) watching her sister (Jennifer Jason Leigh) who cannot see, hear or speak.
Style: slasher, scary, mind bending, realistic, serious ...
Plot: pervert, serial killer, stalking, kidnapping, rapist, psychopath, sister, woman in danger, law enforcement, mystery, mute or deaf, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida
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Rocktober Blood (1984)
Genre: Horror, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A crazed rock singer returns from the dead to murder members of his former band.
Style: slasher, psychotronic, splatter, weird
Plot: heavy metal culture, heavy metal, rock concert, revenge, singer, death, mystery killer, psycho killer, rage, disembowelment, threat, staircase ...
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 5.1
 841
Naked Massacre (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Loosely based on the notorious Richard Speck murders, this is the grim tale of a disturbed Vietnam vet returning home via Belfast, who invades a house shared by eight nurses and proceeds to terrorize and murder them.
Style: suspense, cult film
Plot: nurse, murder, vietnam veteran, forced sexual contact, uncontrollable, nudity (full frontal - brief), doctors, needing money, stereotypes, sexual murder, doctor, death ...
Place: belfast, ireland, northern ireland
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Murder Obsession (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Michael is a successful actor, but he has a scandal in his past: at a tender age he knifed his father to death. He and his girlfriend Deborah go to his mother's for the weekend, and are joined by the director and others from a recent film ...
Style: gothic horror, erotic, slasher
Plot: black mass, murder, whodunit, memory loss, insanity, murder of a nude woman, chainsaw murder, sleaze, nun, real life father and son playing father and son, nudity (full frontal - brief), dark secret ...
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Mardi Gras Massacre (1978)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Police try to capture someone who is commiting ritual murders of women during Mardi Gras in New Orleans.
Style: slasher, cult film
Plot: murder investigation, torture, prostitute, human sacrifice, serial killer, religious fanatic, topless woman, murder of a nude woman, high priest, delivery man, heart, disembowelment ...
Place: new orleans, louisiana
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Last Stop on the Night Train (1975)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A pair of psychotic hoodlums and an equally demented nymphomaniac woman terrorize two young girls on a train trip from Germany to Italy.
Style: rough, disturbing, suspenseful, brutal, serious ...
Plot: sadism, murder, hostage, train, woman in danger, sexual harassment, vengeance, revenge, crimes, psychopath, mercilessness, rape victim ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, germany, europe
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Too Young to Die? (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An abused 15 year old is charged with a murder that carries the death penalty in this fact-based story.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, rough, bleak
Plot: death row, teenage prostitute, courtroom, legal, murder, death sentence, courtroom drama, kids in trouble, manipulation, life is a bitch, dishonesty, prostitute ...
Time: 80s
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 129K
The Strangers (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After returning from a wedding reception, a couple staying in an isolated vacation house receive a knock on the door in the mid-hours of the night. What ensues is a violent invasion by three strangers, their faces hidden behind masks. The couple ...
Style: slasher, scary, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: home invasion, serial killer, survival, hostage, murder, confined, cat and mouse, violence, mysterious character, isolation, masked killer, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2005
Place: usa
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The New York Ripper (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A burned-out New York police detective teams up with a college psychoanalyst to track down a vicious serial killer randomly stalking and killing various young women around the city.
Style: slasher, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, harsh ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, human monster, prostitute, mind game, mysterious character, investigation, violence, mystery, amateur detective, brutality, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.5
 119K
Red Eye (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After attending the funeral of her grandmother in Dallas, the Lux Atlantic Hotel manager Lisa is waiting for a flight to Miami. Due to the bad weather and consequent flight delay, she meets in the airport bar Jack Rippner, who is also in the waiting ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, psychological, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: woman in danger, terrorism, airplane, hostage, fear, kidnapping, psychology, villain, crimes, hitman, stewardess, airport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, dallas texas, texas, miami
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 5.9
 11K
The Prowler (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A masked killer, wearing World War II U.S. Army fatigues, stalks a small New Jersey town bent on reliving a 35-year-old double murder by focusing on a group of college kids holding an annual Spring Dance.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, soldier, small town, vengeance, youth, homecoming, world war two, love affair, college, masked villain, violence ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1945, year 1980 ...
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 5.3
 18K
Prom Night (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This slasher movie follows a relentless killer who is out to avenge the death of a young girl who died after being bullied and teased by four of her classmates. Now high-school students, the guilt-ridden kids have kept their involvement a secret, ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, serial killer, prom, chase, murder, psychopath, stalking, vengeance, red herring, disco, youth, high school life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1980
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 6.9
 17K
Opera (1987)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young opperata is stalked by a deranged fan bent on killing the people associated with her to claim her for himself.
Style: disturbing, slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, killer, obsession, supernatural, cult, bird, rivalry, crimes, investigation, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: italy, europe
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Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jason Voorhees, the living, breathing essence of evil, is back for one fierce, final fling! Tracked down and blown to bits by a special FBI task force, everyone now assumes that he's finally dead. But everybody assumes wrong. Jason has been ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, supernatural, bounty hunter, forest, killing spree, diner, massacre, sadism, waitress, supernatural horror ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, year 2003
Place: new jersey, ohio
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 6.5
 87K
Halloween II (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After failing to kill stubborn survivor Laurie and taking a bullet or six from former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis, Michael Myers has followed Laurie to the Haddonfield Memorial Hospital, where she's been admitted for Myers' attempt on her ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, murder, hospital, nudity (full frontal - brief), stalking, psychopath, graphic violence, obsession, small town, sheriff, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, 80s
Place: usa, illinois, midwest
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Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two decades after surviving a massacre on October 31, 1978, former baby sitter Laurie Strode finds herself hunted by persistent knife-wielder Michael Myers. Laurie now lives in Northern California under an assumed name, where she works as the ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, murder, school, death, stalking, psychopath, small town, anniversary, boarding school, evil, underage drinking ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1998, 80s
Place: california, usa
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Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The legend of that creepy masked-man, Michael Myers, comes to life once again in this fourth installment of the successful horror franchise. This time, it's Michael's niece, Jamie, who can't seem to escape her crazy uncle. With ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, halloween, murder, good versus evil, attic, evil, sheriff, killing spree, niece, crime spree, masked killer, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: illinois
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Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Big Apple's in big trouble, as indestructible psycho-fiend Jason Vorhees hits the road to New York City. After a shocking return from beyond the grave, the diabolical Jason ships out abroad a teen-filled "love boat" bound for New ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, high school, summer camp, cruise, killing spree, massacre, forest, boat, nudity (full frontal - brief), supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, america
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