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, scary, rough, suspense, realistic and serious films and TV shows about / with maniac, murder, blood, serial killer, psychopath, violence, slasher, brutality, gore and deadly plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, Italy, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as maniac: The Collector (2009), The Greasy Strangler (2016), 31 (2016), Lady in White (1988), Terrifier (2016), Friday the 13th (1980), The Hunted (2003), Visiting Hours (1982), Cannibal Apocalypse (1980), Jack the Ripper (1976).

List of maniac movies

 6.4
 52K
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: scary, suspenseful, brutal, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, home invasion, psychopath, trap, danger, extreme violence, thief, maniac, torture, violence, masked man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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The Greasy Strangler (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ronnie runs a Disco walking tour with his son, Brayden. When a sexy woman takes the tour, it begins a competition between father and son for her love. It also signals the arrival of an oily strangler who stalks the streets at night.
Style: toilet humor, absurd, scary, rough, bad taste humour
Plot: maniac, disco, competition, slasher, father son relationship, son, innocence, fall in love, first sexual experience, cellar, sausage, death by strangulation ...
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 5.1
 15K
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: satanic, psychotronic, rough, brutal
Plot: survival, game, maniac, sadism, killer clown, betting, halloween, mercilessness, brutality, trapped, held captive, fight to the death ...
Time: year 1976
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Lady in White (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Locked in a school closet during Halloween 1962, young Frank witnesses the ghost of a young girl and the man who murdered her years ago. Shortly afterward he finds himself stalked by the killer and is soon drawn to an old house where a mysterious ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, ghost, small town, halloween, maniac, investigation, supernatural, mystery, vengeance, serial killer, danger, bullying ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 80s
Place: new york
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 5.6
 8K
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, rough, scary, macabre
Plot: killer clown, slasher, maniac, halloween, disfigurement, evil clown, murder, kidnapping, stranded, clown, massacre, characters killed one by one ...
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 6.5
 104K
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, camp, serial killer, revenge, danger, teenager, maniac, fear, axe, lake, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1950s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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 6.1
 40K
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: tense, serious, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, chase, murder, haunted by the past, violence, psychopathic killer, maniac, fbi, dark past, ex soldier, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: oregon, kosovo, usa, portland oregon, yugoslavia ...
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Visiting Hours (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A slasher finds the hospital where a TV newswoman is recovering from his attack.
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Plot: hospital, stalking, serial killer, slasher, psychopath, danger, murder, maniac, psycho, woman in danger, journalism, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
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Cannibal Apocalypse (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Released from captivity in Vietnam, two American Army officers return to civilian life and discover they have acquired an insatiable taste for human flesh. A city is terrorised... as they stalk the inhabitants to satisfy their primitive appetites.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cannibalism, cannibal, maniac, violence, murder, vietnam war, survival, on the run, deadly virus, danger, chaos and mayhem, plague ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, vietnam, georgia, atlanta georgia
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Jack the Ripper (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A serial killer whose mother was a prostitute starts killing streetwalkers as a way of paying back his mother for her abuse.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, jack the ripper, prostitute, psychopath, maniac, deadly, police investigation, crime, who done it, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 1880s
Place: england, scotland, europe, london
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 6.2
 22K
Trapped (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When their daughter is kidnapped by experienced nappers (Bacon and Love), the Jennings' (Theron and Townsend) turn the tables on this seemingly foolproof plan.
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, suspense, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, hostage, psychopath, maniac, family relations, parents and children, confined, crimes, crime, danger, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, new orleans, san francisco
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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, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, torture, murder, violence, sadism, investigation, riddles and clues, found footage, masked man, mysterious man, missing person, maniac ...
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania
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 4.2
 5K
Chain Letter (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Six friends receive a mysterious chain letter via text messaging and in their email accounts from a maniac who's hunting down teenagers who fail to forward his online chain letter. Who knew they should take the threats in the chain letter ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: computers and web, murder, threat, teenager, maniac, on the run, computer virus, violence spree, deathtrap, psychopath, text message, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
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Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Henry likes to kill people, in different ways each time. Henry shares an apartment with Otis. When Otis' sister comes to stay, we see both sides of Henry: "the guy next door" and the serial killer.
Style: scary, sadistic, disturbing, tense, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, incest, maniac, murder, blood, rape, strangulation, prostitute, extreme violence, killing spree, video camera ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, midwest, chicago illinois, california
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 7.6
 424K
American Psycho (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.
Style: dark humor, stylized, suspenseful, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, hidden identity, insanity, wall street, millionaire, yuppie, victim, confession, fear, unlikely criminals, investigator ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harvard university, yale university
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 7.2
 258K
Scream (1996)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A killer known as Ghostface begins killing off teenagers, and as the body count begins rising, one girl and her friends find themselves contemplating the 'rules' of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one.
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, high school, small town, woman in danger, halloween, masked killer, psychopath, danger, teenager, who done it, news reporter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa
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 6.1
 32K
Maniac (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop's deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface.
Style: rough, scary, disturbing, suspenseful, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, obsession, insanity, psychopath, loneliness, disturbed childhood, murder, schizophrenia, mannequin, extreme violence, exhibition, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa
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 7.7
 384K
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crime, uncover truth, victim, paranoia, journalist, investigation, mystery, code, mind game, crimes ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1978 ...
Place: california, san francisco, usa, oakland california
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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, tense, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, investigation, fbi, murder, crime, cannibalism, killings, deadly, special agents, profiler ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: maryland, virginia, usa, washington d.c., bahamas ...
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My Bloody Valentine (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ten years ago, a tragedy changed the town of Harmony forever. Tom Hanniger, an inexperienced coal miner, caused an accident in the tunnels that trapped and killed five men and sent the only survivor, Harry Warden, into a permanent coma. But Harry ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, brutal, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, survival, psychopath, miner, small town, death, gory, haunted by the past, old love, danger, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mine
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 6.5
 82K
Funny Games (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, 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: psychological, rough, scary, brutal, atmospheric ...
Plot: psychopath, home invasion, torture, serial killer, danger, hostages, murder, family, family in danger, mind game, neighbor, savagery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.6
 49K
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: suspenseful, tense, rough, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, mind game, profiler, psychopath, police investigation, police detective, crime, psychology, twists & turns, violence, maniac, agoraphobia ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, boston
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Anthropophagus (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of tourists become stranded on an uninhabited island where they are stalked by an insane, violent, and grotesque killer that slaughtered the town's former residents.
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, scary, psycho film ...
Plot: slasher, island, cannibal, serial killer, psychopath, stranded, confined, survival, gory, danger, isolation, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, greece, athens greece
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 7.1
 31K
Scream Queens (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The super-charged comedy-horror series is a modern take on the classic whodunit with a killer cast. 
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, absurd ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, blood, investigation, danger, crimes, college, woman in danger, rich girl, sorority, maniac, text message ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 90s
Place: usa
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 5.5
 9K
Hell Fest (2018)
Genre: Horror
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, bleak, suspenseful, rough
Plot: serial killer, psycho, masked killer, amusement park, psychopath, group of friends, maniac, violence, halloween, slasher, gory violence, bloody violence ...
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 6.7
 84K
Halloween (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago. This film, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, psychological, gothic ...
Plot: halloween, masked killer, boogeyman, serial killer, murder, slasher, violence, sadistic psychopath, maniac, death, stabbed to death, halloween costume ...
Time: 2010s
Place: illinois, midwest
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The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A wealthy English lord is suffering a mental breakdown following the death of his red-headed wife, Evelyn, whom he feared was cheating on him. He tours local bars and dives, scouring for lovely red-heads willing to come back to his decaying castle ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, psycho film, gothic
Plot: bondage, murder, psychopath, sadist, pervert, supernatural, deadly, crimes, ghost, gory, maniac, redheaded woman ...
Time: 70s
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Never Hike Alone (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
Story: A hiker's survival skills is put to the test when he stumbles upon the remains of an old abandoned camp and discovers its long dark secrets.
Style: psychotronic, suspense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: survival, psychopath, maniac, hiking, masked man, murder, brutality, violence, fight, danger, camera, hiding ...
Place: new jersey
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What Have They Done to Your Daughters? (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, 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: psycho film, suspense, sadistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: slasher killer, mystery killer, police, psychopath, blood, motorcycle, violence, sex, killer, prostitute, suicide, maniac ...
Place: europe, italy
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 3.9
 582
Sociopathia (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Introverted and peculiar, Mara spends her days fabricating props for movies. But her reclusive persona conceals an internal wrath. Terrified of being alone, Mara refuses to let her lovers leave, sadistically murdering them and keeping their corpses ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, bleak, rough
Plot: maniac, murder, obsession, sociopath, mentally unstable, crime, puppets, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, loneliness, female assassin, psycho, serial killer ...
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