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, serious and surprise ending films and TV shows about / with mystery killer, murder, danger, violence, serial killer, blood, death, psychopath, stabbed to death and gore plots mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres shot in USA, Italy, Canada and other countries.
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mystery killer movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as mystery killer: Knives Out (2019), Happy Death Day (2017), Valentine (2001), Amsterdamned (1988), Scream 3 (2000), Scream 4 (2011), Nightlight (2015), The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976), Unhinged (1982), The Collector (2009).

List of mystery killer movies

 7.9
 540K
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: captivating, witty, exciting, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: murder mystery, investigation, eccentric family, mansion, whodunit, private detective, mystery killer, murder investigation, murder, suspect, crime, inheritance ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england
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 6.6
 129K
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: surprise ending, twist ending, captivating, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: time loop, dying repeatedly, college, time travel, masked killer, mystery killer, college student, murder, stalking, dead teenager, birthday, sorority ...
Time: 2010s, year 2017
Place: arizona
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 4.9
 27K
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, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: woman in danger, serial killer, mystery killer, valentine's day, murder, psychopath, danger, gory, school, violence against women, success, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
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 6.6
 8K
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, serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mystery killer, psychopath, serial killer, murder, investigation, mind game, mystery, danger, track down, murder mystery, unknown killer, diving ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, amsterdam, holland, netherlands
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 5.6
 130K
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, suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, mystery killer, hollywood, murder, serial murder, filmmaking, isolation, wannabe, mask, psychopath, danger ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 6.2
 134K
Scream 4 (2011)
Genre: 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, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: woman in danger, serial killer, mystery killer, masked killer, serial murder, psychopath, mask, rescue, gory, characters killed one by one, mystery, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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 4.5
 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mystery killer, forest, ghost, suicide, ghost story, danger, buddies, youth, murder, game, chase, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: slasher, realistic, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: mystery killer, serial killer, stalking, unknown killer, psychopath, murder, police investigation, human monster, vengeance, danger, mind game, sadistic psychopath ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, post world war two, year 1946
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, murder, serial killer, secret, gory, destiny, woman in danger, sexual relations, crimes, voyeurism, violence ...
Time: 80s
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 6.4
 62K
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: slasher, scary, brutal, macabre, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, trap, home invasion, gory, torture, held captive, deathtrap, homicidal maniac, hostage, masked man, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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 6.9
 258K
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: exciting, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, air disaster, hijacking, false accusation, danger, save the day, special agents, hostage, heroes, race against time, lone hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, iceland, london
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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: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, disturbing, psycho film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mystery killer, murder, obsession, woman in danger, love triangle, danger, mysterious character, cult, deadly, crimes, femme fatale ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: europe, austria, turin italy, sicily italy, sicily ...
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What Have They Done to Your Daughters? (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: mystery killer, slasher killer, psychopath, police, maniac, motorcycle, murder victim, criminal, death, violence, stabbed to death, blood ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, europe
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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, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mystery killer, revenge, road trip, murder, serial killer, chase, psychopath, secret, stupid victim, suspect, party, foot chase ...
Place: california
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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: captivating, suspense, enigmatic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: mystery killer, slumber party, internet, murder, death, secret, mental illness, popularity, estrangement, blood, girl, chase ...
Time: 21st century
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: suspenseful, rough, scary, erotic, serious ...
Plot: murder, mystery killer, psychopath, danger, woman in danger, investigation, on the run, crime, crimes, courtroom drama, mystery, stalking ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, europe
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 5.4
 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: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: mystery killer, curse, mystery, losing-it hero, danger, destiny, curses spells and rituals, supernatural power, group of friends, changing the past or future, murder, time travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, rough, enigmatic, suspenseful, slasher
Plot: mystery killer, knife murder, masked man, investigation, dark past, maniac, killing spree, psychopath, violence, rage, beating, stalking ...
Time: 2000s
Place: south central los angeles
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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: enigmatic, disturbing, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mystery killer, diary, island, revenge, serial killer, multiple murder, teenager, suicide, death, murder, mental illness, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
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The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Italy, the American writer Sam Dalmas witnesses an attempt of murder of the owner of an art gallery, a couple of days before his foreseen return to the United States of America. He decides to stay with his girlfriend Julia and help the police in ...
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, stalking, psychopath, voyeurism, mind game, mystery killer, attempted murder, police detective, female killer, danger, maniac ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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 6.4
 6K
The Gorgon (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the early 20th century a village experienced a series of inexplicable murders. All the victims were young men who had been to stone. The perpetrator of these deaths was a being so repulsive that she transformed the onlooker using the power of her ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary, psychological ...
Plot: village, mystery killer, turned to stone, mystery, supernatural, danger, greek mythology, village life, crimes, ghost, stalking, investigation ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, 1900s, 20th century
Place: germany
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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows Las Vegas criminalists working for the Las Vegas Police Department as they use physical evidence to solve grisly murders in this unusually graphic drama, which has inspired a host of other cop-show "procedurals". The ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, police investigation, police detective, crime, teamwork, murder investigation, investigator, crimes, expert, scientist, workplace, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada, united states
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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: sexy, scary, serious, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage life, serial killer, youth, murder, high school, psychopath, mystery killer, virginity, crimes, danger, beauty, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: texas, usa
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 7.7
 500K
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: tense, neo noir, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, mystery, paranoia, maniac, uncover truth, crime, journalist, code, crimes, murder mystery ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1991 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oakland california, sacramento california
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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: serial killer, psychopath, murder, perversion, stalking, college, countryside, investigation, mystery killer, woman in danger, gory, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: rome italy, italy, southern italy
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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, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: home invasion, serial killer, slasher killer, blood, masked killer, homicidal maniac, murder, psychopath, sadism, mutilation, maniac, mysterious stranger ...
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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, semi serious, bloody, brutal ...
Plot: time loop, repeated event, university, paradox, masked killer, blonde, serial killer, suicide, deja vu, mystery killer, slasher killer, characters killed one by one ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.7
 34K
Julia's Eyes (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of a woman who is slowly losing her sight whilst trying to investigate the mysterious death of her twin sister.
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: woman in danger, twin sister, mind game, blindness, murder, suicide, mysterious villain, uncover truth, mystery killer, blind character, delusion, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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 3.7
 607
The Stalker (2020)
Genre: 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: scary, suspense, intense, retro, frightening ...
Plot: stalker, mystery killer, killer, murder, violence, vengeance, supernatural power, deadly, deadly creature, evil, chase, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
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 6.1
 10K
Pieces (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A frustrated Boston detective searches for the maniac responsible for mutilating a number of university coeds.
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, university, chainsaw, psychopath, danger, stalking, woman in danger, sex maniac, perversity, killer, college ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, usa
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