Psychopathic killer movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant psychopathic killer movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic, rough and scary films and TV shows about / with psychopathic killer, murder, serial killer, crimes, psychopath, deadly, blood, psycho killer, violence and death plots mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres shot in USA, Italy, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as psychopathic killer: The Hunted (2003), The Last Stop (2000), Amusement (2008), Psycho Raman (2016), Basic Instinct (1992), Hell Night (1981), Strangler vs Strangler (1984), Don't Torture a Duckling (1972), Alice Sweet Alice (1976), Dementia (2015).

List of psychopathic killer movies

 6.1
 42K
The Hunted (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the wilderness of British Columbia, two hunters are tracked and viciously murdered by Aaron Hallum. Former Special Operations instructor, L.T. Bonham is approached and asked to apprehend Hallum, his former student, who has 'gone rogue' ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, chase, murder, haunted by the past, violence, psychopathic killer, maniac, fbi, ex soldier, dark past, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: oregon, kosovo, usa, yugoslavia, british columbia ...
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 5.1
 541
The Last Stop (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of quircky, snow bound, strangers discover there are killers amongst them.
Style: psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, slasher, mystery, psychopathic killer, danger, isolation, deadly, confined, gory, crime scene, road accident, psycho killer ...
Time: 90s
Place: colorado, usa
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 4.9
 11K
Amusement (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: While being interrogated by a police psychiatrist, the near-catatonic Tabitha tries to explain why she and two of her childhood friends are being hunted by a serial killer. The truth that's dying to come out weaves together three tragic secrets ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: vengeance, grudge, killer, serial killer, stalking, danger, haunted by the past, deadly, rivalry, woman in danger, psychopathic killer, little girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.3
 12K
Psycho Raman (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Set in present day Mumbai the story follows the life of a serial killer Ramanna who is inspired by an infamous serial killer from the 1960s Raman Raghav. His strange obsession with Raghavan, a young Cop keeps growing as he closely follows him ...
Style: exciting, suspense, rough, suspenseful, tense
Plot: serial killer, murder investigation, drug addiction, psychopathic killer, investigation, violence, chase, murder, drugs, psychopath, police detective, psycho killer ...
Time: 2010s
Place: bombay india, mumbai india, india
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 7.0
 164K
Basic Instinct (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA, UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A police detective is in charge of the investigation of a brutal murder, in which a beautiful and seductive woman could be involved.
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, murder, sexual relations, seduction, sex, obsession, hot and sexy, sex addict, police investigation, sexual tension, sexualized violence, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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 5.8
 6K
Hell Night (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four college pledges are forced to spend the night in a deserted old mansion where they get killed off one by one by the monstrous surviving members of a family massacre years earlier for trespassing on their living grounds.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, college, slasher, gory, abandoned house, deadly, student life, stalking, college life, serial killer, psychopathic killer ...
Time: 80s
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Strangler vs Strangler (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When it comes to crime, Belgrade is same as any other modern metropolis, except for having its own serial killers. That blank is filled when a flower salesman begins strangling women. A popular, but very disturbed rock star soon becomes ...
Style: dark humor, cult film, clothed female naked male
Plot: psychopathic killer, blood, serial killer, telepathy, anonymous letter, strangulation, police investigation, rock concert, ear, carnation, metropolis, radio station ...
Place: serbia, yugoslavia, belgrade, europe
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Don't Torture a Duckling (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A reporter and a promiscuous young woman try to solve a series of child killings in a remote southern Italian town that's rife with superstition and distrust of outsiders.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, scary, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, police investigation, child murder, amateur detective, journalism, obsession, small town, mind game, mysterious character, mystery, uncover truth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, southern italy, milan italy
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Alice Sweet Alice (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Alice is a withdrawn 12-year-old who lives with her mother and her younger sister, Karen, who gets most of the attention from her mother, leaving Alice out of the spotlight. But when Karen is found brutally murdered in a church, suspicions start to ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, psychopathic killer, gory, creep, mystery killer, investigation, mystery, teenage life, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1961, 1960s
Place: new jersey, usa
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 5.1
 1K
Dementia (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After being diagnosed with Dementia, an elderly war veteran is forced by his estranged family to hire a live-in nurse, only to find she harbors a sinister secret.
Style: suspense, bleak, suspenseful, tense
Plot: nurse, vietnam veteran, dementia, murder, revenge, borderline personality disorder, psychopathic killer, stroke, secret, crimes, danger, violence ...
Place: usa
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A Stranger Is Watching (1982)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three years after Steve Peterson's wife, Nina, was murdered in front of their 11 year old daughter Julie, she and his new girlfriend Sharon Martin are kidnapped by the same killer, the psychotic Artie Taggart. Imprisoning them in a bunker below ...
Style: realistic, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, psychopath, murder, investigation, subway, psychopathic killer, rape, serial killer, intrigue, journalism, captivity, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city
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 6.1
 9K
The Prowler (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A masked killer, wearing World War II U.S. Army fatigues, stalks a small New Jersey town bent on reliving a 35-year-old double murder by focusing on a group of college kids holding an annual Spring Dance.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, serious ...
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, soldier, small town, vengeance, youth, homecoming, love affair, college, obsession, violence ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1980, year 1945 ...
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The Crimes of the Black Cat (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A blind pianist tries to figure out who is responsible for a string of murders using a black cat with its caws dipped in curare.
Style: sexual, realistic, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, danger, mannequin, psychopathic killer, cat, razor, riddles and clues, who done it, couples, gory ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy, denmark, hamburg germany, copenhagen denmark
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 6.2
 6K
Sleepless (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An elderly and retired police detective and a young amateur sleuth team up to find a serial killer whom has resumed a killing spree in Turin, Italy after a 17-year hiatus.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, psychological, gothic ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, murder, insomnia, sadism, police investigation, mystery, midget, prostitute, heart attack, maniac, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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The Bloodstained Butterfly (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A girl is murdered in a park. The man is tried and convicted for the crime but the killings suddenly continue.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, exciting, disturbing ...
Plot: murder investigation, miscarriage of justice, whodunit, male female relationship, mental illness, death penalty, unknown killer, murder witness, cruelty, female victim, opera house, psychopathic killer ...
Place: milan italy
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 5.6
 12K
Terrifier (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A maniacal clown named Art, terrorizes three young women on Halloween night and everyone else who stands in his way.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, rough, macabre
Plot: killer clown, evil clown, maniac, slasher, clown, halloween, stranded, murder, kidnapping, massacre, disfigurement, characters killed one by one ...
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The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A crazed killer stalks college students who gave up their vacation to clean a deserted dormitory.
Style: serious, rough, scary, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, violence, stalking, supernatural, crimes, school, college life, slasher, who done it, isolation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1981
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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, haunted house, death, ghost, witch, danger, insanity, haunted by the past, nun, couple relations, creature, mental institution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 60s, year 1964 ...
Place: los angeles, massachusetts, usa, new orleans, north carolina ...
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 7.2
 2K
Born to Kill (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A seemingly ordinary, well behaved teenager's latent psychopathic desires rise to the surface when a new girl arrives in town.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: mother son relationship, murder, psychopath, psychological thriller, single mother, teenage boy, mystery, danger, teenage life, murder investigation, brutality, murderer ...
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Reason to Die (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A cop sets up his girlfriend as a target in order to trap a serial killer.
Plot: pantyhose, serial killer, sexploitation, reporter, sex, psychopathic killer, psychological thriller, child murder, bounty hunter, switchblade, police officer, loss of son
Place: south africa
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 7.2
 35K
Chopper (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true and intense story of Mark 'Chopper' Read, a legendary criminal who wrote his autobiography while serving a jail sentence in prison.
Style: dark humor, disturbing, cynical, rough, cult film ...
Plot: brutality, prison, convict, criminal, murder, judge, drug use, criminal heroes, notoriety, prison life, self destructing, stabbing ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1986, year 1978
Place: australia
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The Shadowed Mind (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Has echoes of Jans Rautenbach's controversial "Jannie Totsiens" and was only unabanned in South Africa in 1990. This is is a superior sex/psychological thriller set an strange asylum for the super rich. The eerie music, sound effects ...
Style: suspense
Plot: sexual dysfunction, sexploitation, serial killer, sexual murder, profanity, psychopathic killer, stabbing, gore
Place: south africa
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 2.6
 109
The Arrogant (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Arrogant is a 1987 action-thriller directed, written, and produced by Philippe Blot. This film stars Gary Graham and Sylvia Kristel, Giovanni and Julie, as two strangers who meet on a desert highway. As they travel together, they encounter many ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, sexy, road movie
Plot: murder, on the run, desert, deadly, family relations, siblings relations, lovers on the run, parents and children, profanity, love and romance, chases and races, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: nevada
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 6.5
 1K
Evil Words (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller, Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: One day, for no apparent reason, a cop kills 11 children. The same day, horror novelist Thomas Roy tries to commit suicide after cutting his fingers. At first glance, nothing seems to link the two events – until Dr. Paul Lacasse, a disillusioned ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, power relations, gory, urban, crimes, investigation, doctors and patients, psychopathic killer, hospital, amputation, killer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, montreal
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Stepfather II (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "Stepfather" Jerry Blake escapes an insane asylum and winds up in another town, this time impersonating a marriage counselor. With a future wife and new stepson who love him, Blake eliminates anyone who stands in his way to building the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, wedding, maniac, dentist, violence, gory, family life, crimes, deadly, mental institution ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, portland oregon
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 5.6
 539
Rings of Fear (1978)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A detective investigating the murder of a teenage girl begins to focus his suspicions on the three girlfriends of the victim, who call themselves "The Inseparables."
Style: cult film
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopathic killer, kleptomania, girls' boarding school, shoplifter, shower curtain, poem, teenage girl, blonde, seduction, sensuality ...
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Like a Fish Out of Water (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A seductive femme fatale (Monica Bellucci) and two con men -- one cool as ice, and one who just likes to "ice" his victims -- enlist a mild-mannered, unsuspecting man in their mission to steal a rare and valuable fish. They plan to sell it ...
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, cynical, clever ...
Plot: crimes, disorder, criminal heroes, crime, gangsters, farce, forgery, femme fatale, heist, cons and scams, dangerous attraction, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s
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Flight of Black Angel (1991)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A top US Air Force fighter pilot decides that his call sign of Black Angel means that he's a messenger of God. Freely committing murders as he goes, he steals a nuclear weapon and his plane. Taking a family hostage to help him, he works on ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, semi serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, tough heroes, daring rescue, heroic mission, nuclear holocaust, military life, deadly, escapades, adventure, confined, save the day, officers and cadets ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 6.0
 2K
Macabre (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A middle-aged woman, traumatized from the death of her adulterous lover, moves into a room at a New Orleans boarding house where the blind landlord becomes suspicious to her activities of continuing her affair with her dead lover.
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: mental illness, necrophilia, murder, dead child, blindness, gory, haunted by the past, supernatural, mystery, deadly, mental institution, disembodied head ...
Time: 70s
Place: new orleans, usa
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Dr. Henry Jekyll is a well-regarded physician whose evenings are spent researching a rare and sacred Amazonian flower so potent it's said to literally separate the soul, giving life to man's Dark Self. The obsessive experiments to isolate ...
Style: serious, psychological, tense, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: mad scientist, split personality, serial killer, alter ego, mad doctor, obsession, investigation, legal, danger, deadly, criminal heroes, antidote ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
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