Mystery killer movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant mystery killer movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, slasher, suspense, scary, surprise ending and cult film films and TV shows about / with murder, mystery killer, serial killer, violence, blood, danger, chase, death, psychopath and killer plots mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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mystery killer movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as mystery killer: Knives Out (2019), Valentine (2001), The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018), Happy Death Day (2017), The Collector (2009), The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976), Unhinged (1982), Scream 3 (2000), Scream 4 (2011), Nightlight (2015).

List of mystery killer movies

 7.9
 625K
Knives Out (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, witty, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: investigation, whodunit, murder mystery, murder, mansion, murder investigation, large family, mystery killer, eccentric family, crimes, death, private detective ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
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 4.8
 29K
Valentine (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five friends are stalked and murdered by a masked assailant while preparing for Valentine's Day.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, valentine's day, woman in danger, murder, psychopath, mystery killer, revenge, school, death of friend, success, vengeance, public humiliation ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
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The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
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: slasher, suspense, tense, scary, rough ...
Plot: home invasion, serial killer, psycho, mystery killer, psychopath, psycho killer, unknown killer, masked killer, mutilation, murderer, disturbed individual, killer ...
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 6.6
 144K
Happy Death Day (2017)
Genre: Comedy, 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: twist ending, slasher, surprise ending, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: time loop, time travel, college student, mystery killer, repeated event, murder, dying repeatedly, masked killer, college, surprise birthday party, murderer, masked villain ...
Time: 2010s, year 2017
Place: arizona
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 6.3
 67K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Action, 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: slasher, scary, brutal, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, torture, home invasion, psychopath, trap, deathtrap, homicidal maniac, massacre, sadistic horror, maniac, mystery killer, trapped in a building ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Texas Ranger hunts for a hooded serial killer terrorizing the residents of a small town, set in 1946 Arkansas. Loosely based on a true story.
Style: scary, slasher, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, stalking, masked killer, psychopath, mystery killer, murder, unknown killer, crimes, police investigation, killer, maniac, mind game ...
Time: 1940s, year 1946, post world war two
Place: arkansas, texas, usa
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 5.0
 2K
Unhinged (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: College students, Terry, Nancy and Gloria are on their way to a rock concert, driving through a torrential rainstorm...only to crash their car, badly injuring one of them. Seeking shelter and aid they come across a house occupied by a man-hating ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mystery killer, psychopath, serial killer, murder, secret, crimes, woman in danger, destiny, sexual relations, violence, voyeurism, teenager ...
Time: 80s
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 5.6
 145K
Scream 3 (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A murdering spree begins to happen again, this time its targeted toward the original Woodsboro survivors and those associated with the movie inside a movie, 'Stab 3'. Sydney must face the demons of her past to stop the killer.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, mystery killer, murder, twists and turns, hollywood, vengeance, serial murder, brutality, violence, isolation, filmmaking ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 6.2
 151K
Scream 4 (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Sidney Prescott, now the author of a self-help book, returns home to Woodsboro on the last stop of her book tour. There she reconnects with Sheriff Dewey and Gale, who are now married, as well as her cousin Jill and her Aunt Kate. Unfortunately, ...
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, woman in danger, serial murder, mystery killer, murder, twists and turns, high school, revenge, teenager, monster, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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 4.4
 2K
Nightlight (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five friends play a game in a "mysterious" forest with a long history as a beacon for troubled young people contemplating suicide.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mystery killer, ghost, suicide, forest, found footage, ghost story, buddies, youth, game, murder, violence, dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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All the Boys Love Mandy Lane (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Beautiful Mandy Lane isn't a party girl but, when classmate Chloe invites the Texas high school student to a bash in the countryside, she reluctantly accepts. After hitching a ride with a vaguely scary older man, the teens arrive at their ...
Style: scary, slasher, suspense, bloody, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: serial killer, high school, teenage life, youth, mystery killer, murder, female nudity, friends, teenager, brutality, beauty, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
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 7.2
 98K
Clue (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Clue finds six colorful dinner guests gathered at the mansion of their host, Mr. Boddy -- who turns up dead after his secret is exposed: He was blackmailing all of them. With the killer among them, the guests and Boddy's chatty butler must suss ...
Style: surprise ending, humorous, parody, funny, suspense ...
Audience: kids, chick flick
Plot: mystery, twists and turns, butler, whodunit, murder, investigation, multiple suspects, mystery killer, maid, mansion, blackmail, death ...
Time: year 1954, 50s, contemporary, 80s, 20th century
Place: new england
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 6.6
 9K
Amsterdamned (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A mysterious diver hiding in Amsterdam's canal system embarks on a rampage of gruesome murders, terrifying city officials and leaving few clues for the city's best detective, who doesn't suspect that both his new girlfriend and ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mystery killer, diving, murder, scuba diving, psychopath, mystery, mind game, investigation, track down, murder mystery, unknown killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, netherlands, holland, amsterdam
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 6.9
 266K
Non-Stop (2014)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bill Marks is a burned-out veteran of the Air Marshals service. He views the assignment not as a life-saving duty, but as a desk job in the sky. However, today's flight will be no routine trip. Shortly into the transatlantic journey from New ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, air disaster, twists and turns, special agents, save the day, hostage, terrorist, hijacking, mind game, investigation, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: london, usa, new york, iceland
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 6.3
 112K
Scream (2022)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Twenty-five years after a streak of brutal murders shocked the quiet town of Woodsboro, a new killer has donned the Ghostface mask and begins targeting a group of teenagers to resurrect secrets from the town’s deadly past.
Style: slasher, bleak, suspenseful, psychotronic, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: masked killer, serial killer, murder mystery, sister sister relationship, whodunit, homicidal maniac, killing spree, threatening telephone call, sadistic psychopath, murder investigation, gory violence, masked villain ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s
Place: usa, california
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 7.4
 345K
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, suspenseful, scary, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick, date night
Plot: high school, serial killer, murder, teenager, masked killer, small town, twists and turns, woman in danger, teenage life, psychopath, violent, maniac ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
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 5.1
 31K
Sorority Row (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When five sorority girls inadvertently cause the murder of one of their sisters in a prank gone wrong, they agree to keep the matter to themselves and never speak of it again, so they can get on with their lives. This proves easier said than done, ...
Style: slasher, suspense, macabre, brutal, bloody ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: college, college life, best friends, supernatural, brutality, serial killer, torture, life & death, vengeance, family, sorority, mystery killer ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 21st century
Place: usa
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What Have They Done to Your Daughters? (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Police investigate apparent suicide of teen girl and uncover details of a teenage prostitution racket. They go on the hunt for a motorcycle riding killer.
Style: slasher, suspense, sadistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: police, killer, mystery killer, sex, serial killer, psychopath, maniac, criminal, violence, death, motorcycle, biker ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy
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 5.3
 4K
Mine Games (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of young friends make an incomprehensible discovery in an abandoned mine, but the more they try to change the future, the more they seal their fate.
Style: slasher, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time loop, cabin in the woods, group of friends, losing-it hero, mine, time travel, mystery killer, curse, mystery, destiny, curses spells and rituals, time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
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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, slasher, rough, suspenseful, enigmatic
Plot: mystery killer, investigation, masked man, dark past, psychopath, violence, maniac, killing spree, rage, stalking, serial killer, psycho ...
Time: 2000s
Place: south central los angeles
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The Victorville Massacre (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Something is happening in the desert town of Victorville. Neighbors are disappearing and murder is in the air. Despite rumors of a serial killer, a group of nine friends decide to spend Labor Day partying in town. But fun descends into terror as ...
Style: slasher, surprise ending, tense, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mystery killer, road trip, psychopath, serial killer, chase, murder, secret, revenge, suspect, party, dark humor, violence ...
Place: california
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 7.7
 542K
Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, stylized, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, murder mystery, mystery, journalism, crimes, paranoia, maniac, killings, uncover truth, police ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1971 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oakland california, sacramento california
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 6.2
 34K
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, surprise ending, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, summer camp, youth, psychopath, murder, twists and turns, rivalry, teenage life, mental illness, violence, brutality, bullying ...
Time: 80s
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Ten: Murder Island (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of kids travel to an abandoned island for a party only to discover that they are being stalked and hunted down by a dangerous predator.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, enigmatic, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: diary, island, revenge, mystery killer, suicide, teenager, death, serial killer, mental illness, race against time, murder, characters in danger ...
Time: contemporary
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 3.0
 4K
#Horror (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Inspired by actual events, a group of 12 year old girls face a night of horror when the compulsive addiction of an online social media game turns a moment of cyber bullying into a night of insanity.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: internet, mystery killer, secret, mental illness, murder, death, estrangement, popularity, chase, girl, missing person, lie ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Happy Death Day 2U (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tree Gelbman learns that dying over and over again was surprisingly easier than the dangers that lie ahead.
Style: slasher, captivating, scary, suspense, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time loop, university, repeated event, paradox, time travel, suicide, mystery killer, masked killer, murder, deja vu, doctor, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.5
 18K
Hell Fest (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
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: slasher, scary, suspense, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: amusement park, halloween, masked killer, serial killer, maniac, group of friends, psycho, mystery killer, psychopath, killings, homicidal maniac, killing spree ...
Time: contemporary
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 4.0
 917
The Stalker (2020)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The man only known as the Stalker, is looking for the Hamilton's, and is willing to kill anyone who gets in his way. Embark on this horror, mystery, thrill ride, that takes you back to the classic films of the genre.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, intense, psychotronic ...
Plot: stalker, mystery killer, killer, murder, curses spells and rituals, death, peril, evil, vengeance, supernatural, chase, characters in danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
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Watch Me When I Kill (1977)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A pharmacist is murdered, and a woman happens to see the culprit leave the scene. She soon finds herself being stalked by the killer.
Style: erotic, scary, rough, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, mystery killer, investigation, woman in danger, on the run, crimes, stalking, mystery, courtroom drama, serial killer, jury ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy
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 6.7
 73K
High Tension (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alexia travels with her friend Marie to spend a couple of days with her family in their farm in the country. They arrive late and they are welcomed by Alexia's father. Late in the night, a sadistic and sick killer breaks into the farmhouse, ...
Style: scary, slasher, macabre, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: serial killer, survival, home invasion, kidnapping, sadistic horror, insanity, psycho killer, killing spree, split personality, disturbed individual, torture, female psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, south of france
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