Murderer movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant murderer movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, suspense and captivating films and TV shows about / with murderer, murder, crimes, danger, death, serial killer, police investigation, deadly, violence and crime plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as murderer: Mindhunter (2017), Bones (2005), The Mentalist (2008), True Detective (2014), Mindhorn (2016), Harper's Island (2009), Broadchurch (2013), Ripper Street (2012), Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (2012), American Horror Story (2011).

List of murderer movies

 8.6
 199K
Mindhunter (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An agent in the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit develops profiling techniques as he pursues notorious serial killers and rapists.
Style: psycho film, bleak, idiotic
Plot: serial killer, psychology, psychopath, police investigation, criminal psychologist, fbi agent, fbi, killings, murderer, rapist, prison, serial murder ...
Time: 70s
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 7.8
 136K
Bones (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Dr. Temperance Brennan and her colleagues at the Jeffersonian's Medico-Legal Lab assist Special Agent Seeley Booth with murder investigations when the remains are so badly decomposed, burned or destroyed that the standard identification ...
Style: witty, intellectual, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: forensics, riddles and clues, partners against crime, fbi, police investigation, special agents, search, crime investigation, teamwork, expert, killings, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, united states
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 8.1
 162K
The Mentalist (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Patrick Jane, a former celebrity psychic medium, uses his razor sharp skills of observation and expertise at "reading" people to solve serious crimes with the California Bureau of Investigation.
Style: intellectual, exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: crimes, partners against crime, police investigation, serial killer, investigation, partners, murder, fighting crime, danger, crime, psychic, talented ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
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 9.0
 484K
True Detective (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: An American anthology police detective series utilizing multiple timelines in which investigations seem to unearth personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within or outside the law.
Style: realistic, bleak, atmospheric, clever, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, police detective, crime, neo noir, investigation, crimes, partners, partners against crime, murder, uncover truth, troubled ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: louisiana, usa, california
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 6.3
 11K
Mindhorn (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A washed up actor who played Mindhorn, a secret agent with a bionic eye, returns to the Isle of Man, the area where his most famous role was set, to help catch a killer.
Style: entertaining, captivating, light, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: amateur detective, murderer, police investigation, parody, husband wife relationship, conspiracy, betrayal, mental illness, paranoia, foot chase, deception, revenge ...
Time: 2010s, 80s, year 1989
Place: london
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Harper's Island (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: A group of family and friends travels to a secluded island for a destination wedding. They've come to laugh... to love... and, though they don't know it... to die. As the wedding festivities begin, friendships are tested and secrets ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: island, serial killer, murder, danger, fear, haunted by the past, friends, gory, multiple suspects, wedding, plan gone awry, serial murder ...
Place: washington state
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 8.4
 88K
Broadchurch (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart.
Style: twists and turns, emotional, tense, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: police investigation, crime, murder investigation, small town, uncover truth, multiple suspects, courtroom drama, loss of son, murder, partners, loss of child, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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 8.1
 19K
Ripper Street (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 59 min.
Story: A drama set in the East End of London in 1889, during the aftermath of the "Ripper" murders. The action centres around the notorious H Division – the police precinct from hell – which is charged with keeping order in the chaotic ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, killings, police detective, danger, who done it, crimes, investigator, victim, fist fighting, responsibility, multiple suspects, notoriety ...
Time: victorian england, 19th century, victorian, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Our lady sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of late 1920’s Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl handled pistol and her dagger sharp wit. Leaving a trail of admirers in her wake, our thoroughly modern heroine makes sure ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, clever, suspenseful
Plot: female detective, private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, crime, murder, crimes, aristocracy, private investigator, heroine, murderer, evidence ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: australia
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American Horror Story (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: American Horror Story is an anthology horror drama series.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, scary, captivating, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, death, witch, danger, mental institution, insanity, nun, evil, couple relations, nightmare ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 60s, year 2013 ...
Place: los angeles, new orleans, usa, massachusetts, florida ...
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 6.9
 187K
Orphan (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A married couple with a rocky past adopt 9-year old, Esther to fill the void created by a recently-stillborn baby. However, Esther is not quite who she seems.
Style: scary, suspenseful, twist ending, psychological, serious ...
Plot: orphan, adoption, family in danger, family problems, mysterious character, deadly, parents and children, female psychopath, insanity, graphic violence, manipulation, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, estonia
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 7.6
 13K
Carlos (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 330 min.
Story: The story of Venezuelan revolutionary, Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, who founded a worldwide terrorist organization and raided the OPEC headquarters in 1975 before being caught by the French police.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, epic, atmospheric ...
Plot: terrorism, revolutionary, terrorist, gunfight, danger, crimes, murderer, leader, radical, wanted, mission, hostage situation ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: middle east, lebanon, sudan, europe, africa ...
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 7.5
 353K
Collateral (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Cab driver Max picks up a man who offers him $600 to drive him around. But the promise of easy money sours when Max realizes his fare is an assassin.
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, clever, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, taxi driver, hostage, crime, driving at night, killings, organized crime, merciless, crimes, anti heroes, victim, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Rizzoli & Isles (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Perhaps their strikingly different personalities make the relationship between detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles so effective. Jane, the only female cop in Boston's homicide division, is tough, relentless and rarely lets ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female detective, police investigation, partners against crime, female protagonist, forensics, policewoman, best friends, homicide detective, crimes, coworker, crime, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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 8.6
 17K
Endeavour (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The early days of a young Endeavour Morse, whose experiences as a detective constable with the Oxford City Police will ultimately shape his future.
Style: intellectual, serious, realistic, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, talented, crime, british, crimes, investigator, intelligence, police, who done it, murderer, coworker ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: england
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 8.1
 153K
Criminal Minds (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: An elite team of FBI profilers analyze the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. The Behavioral Analysis Unit's most experienced agent is David Rossi, a founding member of the BAU ...
Style: psychological, serious, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fbi, special agents, crimes, murder, crime, law enforcement, team, investigation, profiler, serial killer, intelligence, forensics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, virginia, arizona
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 8.5
 221K
Hannibal (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Both a gift and a curse, Graham has the extraordinary ability to think like his prey—he sees what they see, feels what they feel. But while Graham is pursuing an especially troubling, cannibalistic murderer, Special Agent Jack Crawford teams him ...
Style: psychological, tense, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mind game, psychopath, cannibal, cannibalism, psychiatrist, death, crime, mental patient, special agents, graphic violence, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: There is a new criminal mastermind at large (Professor Moriarty) and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him an advantage over the detective.
Style: exciting, clever, intellectual, cynical, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: riddles and clues, twists & turns, steampunk, mind game, private detective, hotshot hero, talented, conspiracy, detective inspector, mystery, adventure, verbal byplay ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england, london, europe, switzerland, france ...
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 7.5
 23K
Hanna (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: This thriller and coming-of-age drama follows the journey of an extraordinary young girl as she evades the relentless pursuit of an off-book CIA agent and tries to unearth the truth behind who she is. Based on the 2011 Joe Wright film.
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, intense, suspense
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: female fighter, murderer, young girl, mystery, danger, coming of age, daughter, crimes, vengeance, new life, based on movie, child soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 5.5
 10K
3 from Hell (2019)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After barely surviving a furious shootout with the police, Baby Firefly, Otis Driftwood and Captain Spaulding are behind bars. But pure evil cannot be contained. Teaming up with Otis’ half-brother Wilson, the demented Firefly clan escape to ...
Style: suspense, rough, scary, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: violence, psychopath, death, murder, panic, prisoner, sadist, evil, brutality, criminal, massacre, insanity ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: mexico, texas
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Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, serious, tense, exciting ...
Plot: vengeance, fighting the system, master criminal, justice, vigilantism, murder, prison, crime, death, twists & turns, mind game, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
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Black Christmas (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An escaped maniac returns to his childhood home on Christmas Eve, which is now a sorority house, and begins to murder the sorority sisters one by one. A remake of the 1974 horror movie, Black Christmas.
Style: scary, christmas horror, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, christmas, murder, dysfunctional family, hospital, gory, holiday, danger, violence, stalking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 70s, 80s
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 7.7
 10K
Deadly Class (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Follow a disillusioned teen recruited into a storied high school for assassins. Maintaining his moral code while surviving a ruthless curriculum, vicious social cliques, and his own adolescent uncertainties may prove fatal.
Style: brutal, atmospheric, bloody, dark
Plot: youth, danger, death, drugs, gang, private school, assassin, murderer, disciple, training, teenager, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
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The Golden Glove (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A serial killer strikes fear in the hearts of residents of Hamburg during the early 1970s.
Style: macabre, based on true events, bleak, melancholic, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, loner, sex crime, murder, misfit, mentally unstable, murder of a prostitute, prostitute, pub, brutality, loser, drunkenness ...
Time: 70s, year 1970, year 1974, 20th century
Place: hamburg germany, west germany, central europe
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The King's Woman (2017)
Genre: Action, History, Romance
Country: China
Story: Gong Sun Li is the grand-daughter and disciple of military commander Gong Sun Yu. Jing Ke and Li have been in love with each other since they were children. While trying to protect Li during an attack, Jing Ke is poisoned. Li’s beauty has seized ...
Style: sentimental, sweet, touching, romantic, uplifting
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love triangle, lost love, revenge, murderer, warlord, destiny, love and romance, love, couples, court intrigue, reunion ...
Place: china, ancient china
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 4.6
 3K
Slice (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In a spooky small town, when a slew of pizza delivery boys are slain on the job, two daring survivors set out to catch the culprits behind the cryptic crime spree.
Style: captivating, surreal, enigmatic, tense
Plot: murder, werewolf, small town, ghost, witch, drug dealer, murderer, hell, dirty cop, danger, crimes, pizza delivery boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Devon's Ghost: Legend of the Bloody Boy (2005)
Genre: Horror, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the Canyon High School reopens under the administration of Mr. and Mrs. Walker, the students recall Devon Anderson, a boy that killed his parents and vanished. On the first day of class, there is double homicide and Symphony, her boyfriend ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murderer, murder, ghost, tragic event, abuse, slasher, abusive parent, high school, martial arts, spit, baseball player, fence ...
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 7.1
 2K
Rage (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A man brutally murders a married couple and leaves the word “ikari” (“rage”) written with their blood. The killer undergoes plastic surgery and flees. At three different locations in Japan, a male stranger appears. People suspect that the ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder suspect, murder, murderer, suspicion, trust, father daughter relationship, island, single mother, mistaken identity, gay, gay relationship, fishing village ...
Place: okinawa, tokyo, japan, okinawa japan
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The Lizzie Borden Chronicles (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 337 min.
Story: An intense and fictionalized account of actual events and people surrounding Lizzie’s life after her controversial acquittal of the horrific double murder of her father and stepmother in 1892.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, private detective, mystery, family relations, crimes, deadly, sibling relationship, murderer, female protagonist, danger, death ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa, massachusetts
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 2.1
 265
Deadtime (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Birmingham-based band are ordered by their unhappy record company to an old warehouse; the goal being to re-start their ailing careers with a kick-ass new promo video. Unfortunately the band and their entourage find themselves targets of a ...
Style: rough, scary, semi serious, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: slasher, vengeance, friends, gory, music band, rivalry, deadly, graphic violence, supernatural horror, supernatural power, murderer, occult ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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