Maniac movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant maniac movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, tense, psychological and slasher films and TV shows about / with maniac, serial killer, murder, violence, psychopath, blood, death, brutality, crimes and danger plots mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as maniac: The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Zodiac (2007), Terrifier (2016), The Collector (2009), Unhinged (2020), Unsane (2018), 31 (2016), Friday the 13th (1980), Copycat (1995), The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007).

List of maniac movies

The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI trainee, Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal. Starling needs clues to help her capture a serial killer. But her Faustian relationship ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, mind game, cannibalism, psychology, investigation, crime, maniac, profiler, fbi, brutality ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: maryland, virginia, usa, ohio, west virginia ...
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 7.7
 492K
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, atmospheric, neo noir, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, mystery, paranoia, maniac, crime, uncover truth, code, journalist, murder mystery, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, sacramento california, oakland california
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 5.7
 16K
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: slasher, macabre, suspense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: maniac, killer clown, evil clown, halloween, duct tape over mouth, clown, murder, kidnapping, stranded, massacre, disfigurement, characters killed one by one ...
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 6.4
 61K
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, trap, serial killer, home invasion, gory, torture, deathtrap, held captive, homicidal maniac, masked man, hostage, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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 6.0
 56K
Unhinged (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A case of road rage turns into full-blown terror when an unstable driver follows a woman and her son.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: maniac, woman in danger, road rage, evil man, stalker, stalking, mentally unstable, pursuit, threat, psychopath, driving, on the road ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
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Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.
Style: psychological, suspense, bleak, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, serial murder, maniac, prison, murder, violence, death penalty, police investigation, prisoner, male female relationship, escape, necrophilia ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
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 6.4
 43K
Unsane (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution amid uncertainty as to whether her greatest fear is real or delusional.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, psychological thriller, disturbing ...
Plot: mental institution, maniac, obsession, fear, mental patient, psychopath, stalker, mental illness, murder, sexual assault, chase, pursuit ...
Place: pennsylvania, portugal, boston
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 5.1
 19K
31 (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Five carnival workers are kidnapped and held hostage in an abandoned, Hell-like compound where they are forced to participate in a violent game, the goal of which is to survive twelve hours against a gang of sadistic clowns.
Style: psychotronic, satanic, brutal, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: killer clown, maniac, sadism, mercilessness, game, survival, bet, betting, chainsaw, trapped, brutality, kidnapping ...
Time: year 1976, 70s
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 6.4
 125K
Friday the 13th (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child's drowning.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: maniac, serial killer, murder, camp, drowning, psychopath, cult, danger, fear, gory, revenge, serial murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, 50s, year 1958 ...
Place: new jersey, usa
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 6.6
 57K
Copycat (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An agoraphobic psychologist and a female detective must work together to take down a serial killer who copies serial killers from the past.
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder mystery, psychology, police investigation, mind game, maniac, profiler, crimes, police detective, agoraphobia, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, boston
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Bundy and the Green River Killer (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A police detective consults with incarcerated serial killer Ted Bundy to help him catch The Green River Killer. Based on terrifying true life elements which inspired Silence of the Lambs. In 1984, police in Washington State are investigating a spate ...
Style: psychological thriller, clever, suspense, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: maniac, fbi, serial killer, true crime, mind game, investigation, crimes, murder investigation, homicidal maniac, murder mystery, murderer, violence ...
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The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When hundreds of videotapes showing torture, murder and dismemberment are found in an abandoned house, they reveal a serial killer's decade-long reign of terror and become the most disturbing collection of evidence homicide detectives have ever ...
Style: macabre, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, serial killer, sadism, maniac, murder, psychopath, investigation, pedophilia, torture, torment, suffering, criminal psychologist ...
Time: year 2001
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania
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The Collected (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: The third film in The Collector series, following "The Collector" (2009) and "The Collection" (2012).
Style: sadistic, macabre, scary, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: slasher killer, maniac, gory, insanity, killer, collection, torture, crimes, danger, brutality, serial killer, gore
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 93K
Funny Games (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France, UK, Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Ann, husband George and son Georgie arrive at their holiday home they are visited by a pair of polite and seemingly pleasant young men. Armed with deceptively sweet smiles and some golf clubs, they proceed to terrorize and torture the ...
Style: brutal, psychological, rough, scary, bad ending ...
Plot: psychopath, torture, serial killer, home invasion, hostage, brutality, danger, murder, torment, bad guy wins, maniac, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 451K
Split (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Though Kevin has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher, there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the willful, observant ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, surprise ending, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, mental illness, psycho, dissociative identity disorder, insanity, schizophrenia, split personality, serial killer, held captive, female victim, paranoia, violence ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia
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Love Me If You Dare (2015)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Getting inside the head of a violent criminal is not easy. But Simon Bo, a brilliant criminal psychologist, has the ability to get into the minds of even the most mysterious and violent criminals. He’s a professor at The University of Maryland and ...
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: maniac, love, psychological manipulation, investigation, cruelty, sociopath, serial killer, psychopath, crime solving, justice, police, chinese ...
Time: contemporary
Place: shanghai
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 6.2
 14K
Alone (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A recently widowed traveler is kidnapped by a cold blooded killer, only to escape into the wilderness where she is forced to battle against the elements as her pursuer closes in on her.
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, biting ...
Plot: trapped, maniac, cruelty, escape, kidnapped woman, chase, 911, hunter, wilderness, woman in danger, cabin in the woods, psychopath ...
Place: oregon
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 5.5
 15K
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: suspense, scary, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Plot: amusement park, masked killer, halloween, maniac, serial killer, psychopath, group of friends, psycho, violence, mystery killer, psycho killer, homicidal maniac ...
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 7.6
 221
Strangled (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hungary
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: In 1960s socialist Hungary, a serial killer targeting young women torments a small town and the determined detective on his trail. Based on true events.
Style: enigmatic, rough, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: maniac, serial killer, false accusation, murder mystery, mystery, police, brutality, who done it, character study, psychology, uncover truth, suspicion ...
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The Redwood Massacre (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: ​‘THE REDWOOD MASSACRE’ is about five adventurous friends, visiting the legendary murder site of Redwood. It has all the hallmarks of being an exciting and thrilling camping weekend away. They soon discover they’re not the only people in ...
Style: suspense, slasher, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: maniac, masked killer, urban legend, survival, danger, fear, brutality, violence, axe murder, serial killer, tourist, forest ...
Time: 21st century
Is relevant ?
 5.1
 13K
Ratter (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Emma is a young and beautiful graduate student just starting a new life in New York City. Like most people her age, she is always connected - her phone and laptop are constant companions, documenting her most intimate moments. What she doesn't ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: stalker, maniac, surveillance, hacker, social media, webcam, laptop, realism, life, psychopath, female protagonist, cell phone ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 4.4
 922
Let It Snow (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Ukraine, Georgia, Spain, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Separated from her fiance after sneaking onto a restricted slope, Mia, a free riding snowboarder, must survive not only against nature, but the masked snowmobile rider in black who's out for her blood.
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: maniac, stranded, survival, survival horror, struggle for survival, dehydration, body bag, flashbacks, young couple, making love, suicide, snow ...
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Victor Crowley (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Ten years after the events of the original movie, Victor Crowley is mistakenly resurrected and proceeds to kill once more.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, disturbing, surreal, humorous ...
Plot: maniac, murder, gore, back from the dead, fear, nightmare comes true, crimes, danger, serial killer, trapped, disfigurement, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 5K
Wolf Creek (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An anthology series which centers on different characters being targeted by crazed serial killer Mick Taylor in the Australian outback.
Style: slasher, tense, psychological, suspense, anthology ...
Plot: maniac, outback, serial killer, survival, murder, fear, australian outback, danger, pursuit, death, chase, violence ...
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 6.5
 21K
Bad Samaritan (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A thieve makes a disturbing discovery in the house where he breaks in. Later, when he returns to the same house with his partner in crime, things are not longer how he expected.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, exciting, complex, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, investigation, obsession, psychopath, psycho killer, sadism, home invasion, maniac, sadist, captive, held captive ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, portland oregon
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Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Six people are lured into a small Deep South town for a Centennial celebration where the residents proceed to kill them one by one as revenge for the town's destruction during the Civil War.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: maniac, vengeance, murder, small town, survival, violence spree, danger, haunted by the past, isolation, brutality, torture, gore ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: southern usa, florida
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Fear Street: 1994 (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1994, a group of teenagers discovers that the terrifying events which have haunted their town for generations ​are all connected — and that they may be the next targets.
Style: slasher, tense, disturbing, suspense, scary ...
Plot: maniac, violence, murder, violent, masked killer, vengeance, death, blood, serial killer, witch, city, shopping mall ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, 90s, year 1994
Place: usa
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Scream: The TV Series (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: What starts as a YouTube video going viral, soon leads to problems for the teenagers of Lakewood and serves as the catalyst for a murder that opens up a window to the town's troubled past. Everyone has secrets. Everyone tells lies. Everyone is ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, realistic, slasher ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, who done it, youth, massacre, danger, psychopath, murder, characters killed one by one, high school, teenage life, maniac ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, atlanta
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 8K
Cargo 200 (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young woman is taken hostage by a police officer and subsequently abused by the lawman gone mad.
Style: rough, bleak, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, sexual perversion, sexual abuse, rape victim, murder, sadism, psycho killer, teenage rape, hostage, maniac, rape, sexual torture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1984
Place: russia, soviet union, afghanistan, ussr
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Blood of the Undead (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A recently-married woman who has been labeled as mentally unstable, begins to suspect that someone close to her is the culprit in a sudden string of murders.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological thriller ...
Plot: psychopath, maniac, stalking, obsession, wedding, woman in danger, mystery, losing-it hero, danger, murder, pursuit, chase ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london, europe, united kingdom
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