Serial murder movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant serial murder movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, scary and psychological films and TV shows about / with serial murder, murder, serial killer, violence, psychopath, deadly, death, crimes, blood and police investigation plots mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as serial murder: Dexter (2006), B.T.K. Killer (2005), Where The Dead Go to Die (2012), Borderland (2007), Unspeakable (2002), Relative Fear (1994), Final Exam (1981), I Start Counting (1970), Bakerman (2016), Madison County (2011).
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I Start Counting (1970)
Thriller
UK
105 min.
 6.9
Bakerman (2016)
Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Denmark
83 min.
 8.4
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The Clovehitch Killer (2018)
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
USA
109 min.
 6.5
Halloween (2018)
Horror, Thriller
USA
106 min.
 7.0

List of serial murder movies

 8.7
 576K
Dexter (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: Dexter is an American television drama series. The series centers on Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter pattern analyst for 'Miami Metro Police Department' who also leads a secret life as a serial killer, hunting down criminals who have ...
Style: captivating, clever, dark humor, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, hidden identity, double life, crimes, crime, vigilantism, gory, police station, corpse, right and wrong, loner, forensics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: miami, florida, usa
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B.T.K. Killer (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Veteran Boogey Man and Zodiac Killer director Ulli Lommel continues his long tradition of delivering tense thrills with this relentless look at the life of the elusive, Kansas-based serial killer known to authorities only as "B.T.K." ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, serial murder, psychopath, gory, master criminal, slasher, special agents, mind game, police investigation, who done it, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: kansas, usa
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Where The Dead Go to Die (2012)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A troubled group of children living on the same block are haunted by a talking dog named Labby who brings them on surreal hell-rides between different dimensions and time periods.
Plot: surrealism, nightmare, grave, evil spirit, demon, serial murder, hell, gun, violence, gore, veteran, amputee ...
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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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 3.2
 1K
Unspeakable (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A flawed attempt to map the mind of a brutal serial killer leads to a horrifying battle for survival in director Thomas Wright's visceral thriller. Despite vocal objections from Warden Blakely (Dennis Hopper), prison psychologist Diana Purlow ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, psychological
Plot: electric chair, prison, serial killer, autopsy, mind reading, serial murder, psychologist, statutory rape, border guard, prison warden, gory, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, mexico
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 5.7
 265
Relative Fear (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Linda and Peter Pratman's son Adam is autistic, but they still love him and hope that he'll at least start talking some day. However he's teased and abused by the kids of the neighborhood and his grandpa . When several people around ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, therapist, suspicion, serial murder, murder, psychopath, slasher, gory, family life, crimes, deadly, mystery ...
Time: 90s
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, high school, knife murder, college, serial murder, school, prank, psychopath, chase, murder, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: campus
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I Start Counting (1970)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jenny Agutter plays Wynne, an adopted 14-year-old girl who has a crush on her 32-year-old stepbrother, George, played by Bryan Marshall. While spying on George in the bathroom, Wynne notices George has several scratches on his back, and finds a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: serial killer, crying, voyeur, stalker, serial murder, killer, stalking, friendship, murder, psychopath, countryside, strong sexual content ...
Time: 60s
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 8.4
 50
Bakerman (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jens has a midlife crisis and chooses to settle some old debts.
Style: ambiguous ending
Plot: superhero, love, violence, killer, serial murder, forbidden love, race, sexual repression, veteran, ghetto, urban decay, morality ...
Place: denmark, copenhagen
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Madison County (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of college kids travel to a small, mountain town called Madison County to interview the author of a tell-all book on the accounts of several grisly murders that happened there. But when the kids get to Madison County, the author is no where ...
Style: scary, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, in the woods, deadly, serial murder, uncover truth, danger, panties, girl in panties, white panties
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Weekend Murders (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A large family meet at the family estate for the reading of their father's will. Each expects to be the recipient of a tidy sum, but apart from the local constable and a few other small awards to the help, the entire estate goes to the favorite ...
Plot: english countryside, whodunit, serial murder, bicycle, murder, golf, golf course, telescope, heiress, murder mystery, butler, police investigation
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 6.3
 690
Blackout (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A police officer suspects that a local husband and father who has recently undergone facial surgery because of injuries received in a car accident is in reality the same man who committed a quadruple murder several years before.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: investigation, psychopath, slasher, crimes, mystery, stalker, serial murder, deadly, law enforcement, crime, serial killer, obsession ...
Time: 80s
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 7.5
 36K
Frenzy (1972)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A serial murderer is strangling women with a necktie. The London police have a suspect, but he is the wrong man.
Style: tense, serious, suspense, suspenseful, dark humor ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crime, rape, police, truck, necktie, false accusation, psychopath, strangulation, secretary, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard, tower bridge london ...
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 6.7
 160
Pantyhose Hero (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Action, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sammo plays a detective investigating the murder of homosexual men. In order to apprehend the killer, Sammo and his partner has to dress up in gay fashion, act gay and pretend to be a gay couple. Sammo's character is homophobic, therefore he ...
Plot: martial arts, gay, serial murder, pretending to be gay, parody, gay slur, murder, police, gay stereotype, homosexual, kung fu
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The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What starts as a poignant medical documentary about Deborah Logan's descent into Alzheimer's disease and her daughter's struggles as caregiver degenerates into a maddening portrayal of dementia at its most frightening, as hair-raising ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, sacrifice, insanity, transformation, mental illness, kidnapping, hospital, demons, memory loss, mother daughter relationship, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, mine
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 6.0
 81
She Wolf (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 92 min.
Story: She Wolf is a serial killer who traps her men in the subway in Buenos Aires. She seduces, has sex with them and kills them. But one of those men is a police officer who is investigating her crimes. Running away from him she meets a dealer with whom ...
Plot: serial killer, serial murder, sexual murder, female serial killer, blow job, male masturbation, masturbation, pubic hair, erotica, erection, sex scene, male objectification
Place: buenos aires argentina
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 7.1
 426
A Is For Acid (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: John George Haigh, the notorious "acid bath murderer" in 1940s England, becomes the subject of this dramatisation
Plot: acid, serial killer, serial murder, religious fanaticism, murder confession, hotel, deception, murder, money, debt, car, killer ...
Time: 1940s
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 4.2
 2K
Undefeatable (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film follows Kristi Jones (Cynthia Rothrock) who, along with her gang, take part in Mafia-run street fights to earn money for her sister's college education. Kristi's sister hopes to become a doctor and pay for Kristi's education.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, murder, crimes, gory, deadly, waiting, streetfighting, obsession, mental illness, serial murder, psychologist ...
Time: 90s
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The Doctor and the Devils (1985)
Genre: Horror, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Grave robbers supply a doctor with bodies to test on.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: murder, hospital, slasher, investigation, serial murder, obsession, hotel, crime, rich and poor, bar, mutant, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, medical school
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Night Must Fall (1964)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A psychotic killer gets in the good graces of his aging invalid employer, and worms his way into the affection of her beautiful daughter, with unpleasant results for all.
Plot: killer, stalker, serial murder, psychopath, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mental illness, painting, wheelchair, waiter, murder, missing person, riding a bicycle ...
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 6.5
 2K
Villain (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: ADGP Mathew Manjooran, returns to work after a seven-month sabbatical, only to take voluntary retirement. His last day has him investigating a case involving triple murder, including a police officer. Soon a pattern emerges and each clue also links ...
Plot: serial killer, ex-cop, serial murder, murder investigation, police investigation
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Henry II: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1996)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Henry has wandered into a small town looking for work and a place to stay. He gets a job delivering and cleaning porto-potties and moves in with a co-worker until he gets his feet off of the ground. Henry and his new friend soon start to kill.
Style: rough, serious, scary, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, violence, psychopath, gory, crime, serial murder, investigation, police investigation, mind game, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, new jersey
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The Boston Strangler (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Boston is being terrorized by a series of seemingly random murders of women. Based on the true story, the film follows the investigators path through several leads before introducing the Strangler as a character. It is seen almost exclusively from ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, mind game, murder, hospital, double life, crime, investigation, split personality, police investigation, strangulation, police detective, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: boston, usa
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Happy Face Murders (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An eccentric older woman (Ann-Margret) implicates her brutal & controlling lover in the murder of a young retarded girl. Absorbed with "Murder She Wrote" and "Matlock", she creates details of the murder from clues she ...
Plot: serial murder, serial killer, female nudity, rape, black panties, dead woman in morgue, sociopath, wet t shirt
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 6.9
 63K
The Iceman (2012)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The true story of Richard Kuklinski, the notorious contract killer and family man.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, poisoning, organized crime, crime family, arrest, stabbing, jail, restaurant, van, psychopath, bombing, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, year 1964 ...
Place: new jersey, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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The Hillside Strangler (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Kenneth Bianchi is a security guard whose attempts to become a police officer are repeatedly thwarted. He moves to California to live with his cousin Angelo and dates a string of women, becoming increasingly preoccupied with sex. Eventually the ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, rough, sexual ...
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, strangulation, rape, violence, sex, murder, psychopath, gory, crime, murderous pair, strip club ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, oregon, california
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 7.6
 413K
American Psycho (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.
Style: dark humor, stylized, surreal, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, yuppie, wall street, hidden identity, millionaire, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, insanity, greed, killings, unreliable narrator ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harvard university, yale university
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 8.6
 1.2M
Se7en (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, master criminal, mind game, psychopath, investigation, crime, police investigation, killings, crimes, police, police detective, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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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
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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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