Psycho film movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant psycho film movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out psycho film, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, psychological and serious films and TV shows about / with murder, crimes, psychopath, violence, serial killer, blood, brutality, death, deadly and police officer plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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psycho film movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as psycho film: Misery (1990), Identity (2003), Gothika (2003), Mindhunter (2017), Kalifornia (1993), My Soul to Take (2010), Halloween II (1981), Halloween Kills (2021), Serial Mom (1994), Law Abiding Citizen (2009).

List of psycho film movies

 7.8
 214K
Misery (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Novelist Paul Sheldon crashes his car on a snowy Colorado road. He is found by Annie Wilkes, the "number one fan" of Paul's heroine Misery Chastaine. Annie is also somewhat unstable, and Paul finds himself crippled, drugged and at her ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, insanity, psychopath, kidnapping, female psychopath, snow, loneliness, obsessed fan, rage, hostage, mentally unstable, manic ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: colorado, usa
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 7.3
 250K
Identity (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.
Style: twist ending, scary, suspenseful, mind bending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mystery, mental disorder, investigation, murder mystery, stranded, split personality, psychology, murder, characters killed one by one, rainstorm, dissociative identity disorder ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: nevada, usa, florida
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 5.8
 114K
Gothika (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a car crash, a criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) comes to, only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband -- but she has no memory ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, gothic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, serial killer, murder, investigation, psychiatrist, supernatural, mental institution, insanity, mind game, hospital, mystery, crazy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, connecticut
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 8.6
 287K
Mindhunter (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An agent in the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit develops profiling techniques as he pursues notorious serial killers and rapists.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspense, intellectual, spiritual ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, psychology, fbi, police, murderer, killings, police investigation, murder, criminal psychologist, fbi agent, serial murder ...
Time: 70s
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 6.7
 55K
Kalifornia (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A journalist duo go on a tour of serial killer murder sites with two companions, unaware that one of them is a serial killer himself.
Style: disturbing, tense, bleak, road movie, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, journalism, journalist, lovers on the run, road trip, writers, obsession, on the road, psychopath, cross country, murderous pair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, pittsburgh, texas
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My Soul to Take (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: urban legend, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, murder, psychopath, haunted by the past, serial killer, small town, nightmare comes true, teenage life, youth, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2010s
Place: massachusetts, usa
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 6.5
 93K
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, scary, suspense, bloody, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, halloween, hospital, murder, masked villain, male nudity, stalking, sadistic psychopath, injection, tv news, adopted daughter, paramedic ...
Time: year 1978, 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: midwest, usa, illinois
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Halloween Kills (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode continues in the next thrilling chapter of the Halloween series.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, atmospheric, intense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, killing spree, masked killer, psycho, halloween, killer, evil, violence, massacre, house fire, hospital ...
Time: 2010s, 70s, 21st century, year 1978
Place: illinois, usa
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 6.8
 30K
Serial Mom (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A picture perfect middle class family is shocked when they find out that one of their neighbors is receiving obscene phone calls. The mom takes slights against her family very personally, and it turns out she is indeed the one harassing the ...
Style: parody, witty, disturbing, talky, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: serial killer, dark humor, dysfunctional family, housewife, murder, suburban life, female killer, crimes, police investigation, satire, suburbs, farce ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, baltimore, maryland
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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: twist ending, surprise ending, psychological, tense, exciting ...
Plot: prison, justice, vengeance, vigilantism, investigation, master criminal, murder, fighting the system, lawyer, mind game, courtroom, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
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 7.5
 76K
Disconnect (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Disconnect interweaves multiple storylines about people searching for human connection in today’s wired world. Through poignant turns that are both harrowing and touching, the stories intersect with surprising twists that expose a shocking reality ...
Style: thought provoking, depressing, suspenseful, intense, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: loneliness, multiple storylines, internet, cyberspace, couples, dishonesty, lawyer, bullying, lifestyle, character study, family problems, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
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 5.6
 21K
No Good Deed (2014)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Terri is a devoted wife and mother of two, living an ideal suburban life in Atlanta when Colin, a charming but dangerous escaped convict, shows up at her door claiming car trouble. Terri offers her phone to help him but soon learns that no good deed ...
Style: sadistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: home invasion, serial killer, hostage, family in danger, sociopath, confined, kidnapping, crimes, maniac, villain, killer, house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia, tennessee
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The Legend of Halloween Jack (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On Halloween night, a serial killer returns from the dead to take revenge on the vigilantes who put him to death one year earlier.
Style: slasher, suspense, macabre, suspenseful, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, revenge, scarecrow, killer, halloween party, murder, characters killed one by one, tragic event, masked killer, death, serial murder ...
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Tempus Tormentum (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A drifter passing through a small town is drugged by three masked psychopaths and forced into a bizarre game of cat and mouse. He is chased through a series of more and more bizarre events until, in the end, he finds that this evening of terror has ...
Style: suspenseful, slasher, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: psychopath, game, drifter, survival, masked killer, manhunt, murder, brutality, violence, danger, gory
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
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 3.4
 396
Appetites (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Daisy is the all-American girl next door with a hunger for true love and an appetite for murder. Then one day Daisy meets the man of her dreams, only to discover that his own lust for killing might make her his next victim.
Style: sadistic, psychotronic, slasher, rough, brutal ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, villain played by lead actor, male objectification, misogynist, maniac, obsession, perversion, violence, murder, rape, villainess ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 4.6
 4K
Final Exam (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
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: slasher, serious, bloody, psychotronic, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, serial killer, prank, psychopath, murder, school, chase, graphic violence, teachers and students, student life, high school, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: north carolina
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 8.1
 197K
Criminal Minds (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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, bloody ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: fbi, investigation, special agents, serial killer, team, law enforcement, murder, crimes, forensics, profiler, investigator, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, virginia, arizona
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 7.6
 374K
Inside Man (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Bank robber Dalton Russell enters a Manhattan bank, locks the doors and takes hostages, working methodically and without haste. Detective Frazier is assigned to negotiate, but his mind is occupied with the corruption charges he is facing. With an ...
Style: clever, surprise ending, tricky, suspense, confusing ...
Plot: heist, robbery, bank robbery, hostage, bank, crimes, police, perfect crime, master criminal, manipulation, thief, deception ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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When a Man Falls (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The intertwining lives of three men reveal that each deal with his problems in different, self-destructive ways
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, neurotic, gloomy ...
Plot: unfulfillment, estrangement, introspection, friendship, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, midlife crisis, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, empire, friends, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.7
 724K
Dexter (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
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, serious, stylized, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, right and wrong, hidden identity, double life, crime investigation, loner, killings, police station, dark secret, dark humor, corpse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: miami, usa, florida
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 6.4
 19K
You Kill Me (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While drying out on the West Coast, an alcoholic hit man befriends a tart-tongued woman who might just come in handy when it's time for him to return to Buffalo and settle some old scores.
Style: witty, clever, sexy, funny, dark ...
Plot: gangsters, hitman, alcoholic, crimes, gang, organized crime, alcohol abuse, love and romance, rehabilitation, polish, going straight, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, los angeles, new york
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 9.5
 1.9M
Breaking Bad (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: When Walter White, a New Mexico chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of only two years left to live, he becomes filled with a sense of fearlessness and an unrelenting desire to secure his family's ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: life turned upside down, family problems, peril, crimes, meth lab, drug dealing, drug lord, life is a bitch, unlikely partners, master criminal, cancer, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new mexico, albuquerque new mexico, usa
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How to Be a Serial Killer (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: HOW TO BE A SERIAL KILLER is the story of Mike Wilson, a charismatic, educated, and articulate young man who has found his life's purpose in exterminating people. Mike is determined to spread his message about the joy of serial killing and ...
Style: scary, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, psychopath, hitman, stalking, law enforcement, misfit, chaos and mayhem, frame up, psychiatrist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, poison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, los angeles, mexico
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 6.0
 923
Fix (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: FIX takes you from Beverly Hills to Watts, and places in between, in one day, as documentary filmmakers Bella and Milo race to get Milo's brother Leo from jail to rehab before 8pm, or Leo goes to prison for three years.
Style: semi serious, uplifting, captivating, witty, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, obsessive quest, on the road, family relations, race against time, life is a bitch, escapades, drug abuse, drug rehab, drug dealing, crimes, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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 6.6
 3K
Accident (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A self-styled accident choreographer, the Brain is a professional hitman who kills his victims by trapping them in well crafted accidents that look like unfortunate mishaps but are in fact perfectly staged acts of crime. When the teams next ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: perfect crime, crimes, asian, crime gone awry, master criminal, rivalry, twists and turns, betrayal, dishonesty, lone wolves, criminal heroes, murder ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008, 21st century
Place: asia, china, hong kong
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 7.5
 32K
Tyrannosaur (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of Joseph a man plagued by violence and a rage that is driving him to self-destruction. As Joseph's life spirals into turmoil a chance of redemption appears in the form of Hannah, a Christian charity shop worker. Their relationship ...
Style: depressing, thought provoking, disturbing, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: abuse, domestic violence, character study, redemption, rage, drunkenness, violence, depression, marital rape, frustration, society, abusive husband ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2010
Place: england, northern england
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Burning Palms (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A subversive tale that interlaces five stories set in Los Angeles, where no taboo is left unexplored as each character careens toward a dark and often comic fate
Style: realistic, disturbing, humorous, semi serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, couple relations, couples, family problems, nothing goes right, family life, eccentric family, introspection, destructive relationship, disorder, family relations, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, santa monica california
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Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.
Style: talky, witty, surreal, humorous, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, dog, crimes, psychopath, screenwriter, serial killer, killings, gangsters, crime gone awry, gunfight, strong violent content, thief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1975, year 1963, year 1954 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, phoenix arizona
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Love Is All You Need? (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Set in a world where homosexuality is the norm, a small Indiana town is rocked to its core when Jude, the star quarterback of the local university football team, strikes up a love affair with Ryan, a sports journalism major. When the straight couple ...
Style: sexy, touching, unusual plot structure, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: bullying, switching roles, gay, love and romance, love, couples, heterosexuality, love triangle, romance, couple relations, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.8
 17K
Big Bad Wolves (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Israel
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A series of brutal murders puts the lives of three men on a collision course: The father of the latest victim now out for revenge, a vigilante police detective operating outside the boundaries of law, and the main suspect in the killings - a ...
Style: disturbing, brutal, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: twists and turns, serial killer, vengeance, violent, crimes, kidnapping, vigilantism, murder, violence, obsession, investigation, imagination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, tel aviv, tel aviv israel, palestine
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