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, psychological, disturbing, tense and psychological thriller films and TV shows about / with maniac, serial killer, murder, crimes, psychopath, violence, brutality, blood, death and insanity plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Russia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as maniac: The Silence of the Lambs (1991), The Collected (2020), The Collector (2009), Se7en (1995), Zodiac (2007), Copycat (1995), Terrifier (2016), Unsane (2018), Unhinged (2020), Chikatilo (2021).

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: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, scary, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, investigation, cannibalism, kidnapping, psychology, crimes, mind game, maniac, fbi, murder investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, maryland, chicago illinois, baltimore, memphis ...
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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, slasher, suspense, scary, brutal ...
Plot: maniac, killer, insanity, torture, collection, crimes, home invasion, serial killer, brutality, gory, danger, gore
Time: contemporary
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 6.3
 67K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Action, 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, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, torture, home invasion, psychopath, trap, deathtrap, homicidal maniac, massacre, sadistic horror, maniac, mystery killer, trapped in a building ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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 8.6
 1.6M
Se7en (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, surprise ending, tense, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, twists and turns, police, psychology, police investigation, psychopath, insanity, crimes, killings, murder, powerful ending ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
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 7.7
 542K
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: atmospheric, tense, stylized, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, murder mystery, mystery, journalism, crimes, paranoia, maniac, killings, uncover truth, police ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1971 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oakland california, sacramento california
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 6.6
 61K
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: suspense, psychological, tense, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: serial killer, psychology, police investigation, agoraphobia, psychopath, murder mystery, crimes, maniac, mind game, twists and turns, police detective, profiler ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, boston, usa
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 5.6
 33K
Terrifier (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A maniacal clown named Art, terrorizes three young women on Halloween night and everyone else who stands in his way.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, macabre, disturbing ...
Plot: killer clown, halloween, evil clown, clown, maniac, sadism, brutality, serial killer, dismemberment, murder, psychopath, homicidal maniac ...
Time: contemporary
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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, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, serial murder, maniac, killer as protagonist, police investigation, prison, prisoner, violence, serial killer as protagonist, male female relationship, escape, male protagonist ...
Time: 70s, year 1978, year 1969, year 1976, year 1977 ...
Place: usa, seattle
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 6.4
 47K
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: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, surprise ending ...
Plot: mental institution, obsession, stalking, mental illness, psychopath, maniac, mental patient, murder, psychiatric ward, sexual assault, stalker, nurse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: boston, pennsylvania, portugal
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 6.0
 69K
Unhinged (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
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, psychological, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, road rage, driving, mentally unstable, threat, car chase, maniac, survival, violence, woman in danger, stalking, stalker ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
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 6.8
 1K
Chikatilo (2021)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The history of the hunt for the worst serial killer in the USSR
Style: rough, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: sadistic psychopath, serial killer, serial murder, maniac, sex maniac, murder of a woman, pedophile, homicidal maniac, murder investigation, cannibalism, cruelty, brutality ...
Place: ussr
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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: suspense, atmospheric, psychological, clever, captivating ...
Plot: maniac, serial killer, fbi, murderer, true crime, investigation, mind game, human monster, crimes, manipulation, murder mystery, murder investigation ...
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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, rough, sadistic, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, serial killer, torture, murder, psychopath, maniac, investigation, violence, sadism, suffering, torment, psycho killer ...
Time: year 2001
Place: usa, pennsylvania, new york state, new york
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 6.2
 21K
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, psychological, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Plot: trapped, kidnapping, survival, hunter, chase, road rage, psychopath, kidnapped woman, escape, cabin in the woods, maniac, highway ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon
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 7.3
 292
Strangled (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, 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: suspenseful, suspense, rough, enigmatic
Plot: maniac, serial killer, false accusation, murder mystery, mystery, psychology, brutality, police, uncover truth, crimes, suspicion, character study ...
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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, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: maniac, serial killer, investigation, whodunit, cruelty, sociopath, chinese, love, psychopath, justice, psychological manipulation, police ...
Time: contemporary
Place: shanghai
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 6.5
 98K
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: psychological, scary, rough, disturbing, brutal ...
Plot: serial killer, torture, psychopath, home invasion, hostage, murder, bad guy wins, brutality, torment, kidnapping, family in danger, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.7
 21K
Prodigal Son (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The son of a notorious serial killer becomes an acclaimed criminal psychologist who uses his unique insight into how killers think to help the NYPD.
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: serial killer, haunted by the past, murder investigation, expert, psychological trauma, police, crimes, criminal psychologist, forensics, profiler, maniac, repressed memory ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: new york
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 7.3
 498K
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: psychological, suspense, twist ending, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, mental illness, split personality, dissociative identity disorder, insanity, psycho, serial killer, murder, schizophrenia, violence, survival, abduction ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia
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Midnight in the Switchgrass (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: FBI Agent Karl Helter and his partner Rebecca Lombardo are very close to busting a sex-trafficking ring. When they realize their investigation has crossed the path of a brutal serial killer, they team up with a Texas Ranger to put an end to the ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, maniac, human trafficking, murder, slave trade, saving a life, federal agent, investigation, unsolved crime, rescue mission, crimes, crime investigation ...
Time: year 2004
Place: florida
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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, suspense, humorous, surreal ...
Plot: maniac, serial killer, murder, fear, nightmare, survival horror, violence, trapped, crimes, disfigurement, back from the dead, nightmare comes true ...
Time: contemporary
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The Last Matinee (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Uruguay, Mexico, Argentina
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On a stormy night in Montevideo, an engineering student named Ana takes over the duties of her father, a projectionist at a declining movie theatre, due to his ill health. But, unbeknownst to her, the audience watching the film that she’s running ...
Style: slasher, suspense, psychotronic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: maniac, male female friendship, taxi, underage drinking, studying, father daughter relationship, serial killer, survival, bloody violence, assassin, characters killed one by one, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: uruguay
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 7.2
 43K
Sleep Tight (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Apartment concierge Cesar is a miserable person who believes he was born without the ability to be happy. As a result, he decides his mission is to make life hell for everyone around him. A majority of the tenants are easy to agitate, but Clara ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: stalking, home invasion, apartment building, obsession, domestic disturbance, caretaker, woman in danger, sleeping, maniac, blackmail, concierge, double life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, barcelona, europe
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 5.7
 3K
The Fan (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A record store clerk is an obsessed fan of an actress of stage and screen (Lauren Bacall). However when his letters are rejected, the fan strikes out at the actresses friends, then at her.
Style: slasher, tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, murder, stalking, obsessed fan, actress, stalker, price of fame, maniac, woman in danger, actor's life, psychopath, secretary ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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 7.4
 345K
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: slasher, suspenseful, scary, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick, date night
Plot: high school, serial killer, murder, teenager, masked killer, small town, twists and turns, woman in danger, teenage life, psychopath, violent, maniac ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
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 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, suspenseful, thought provoking, suspense, tense ...
Plot: stalker, maniac, home invasion, stalking, found footage, surveillance, hacker, hunted, sex maniac, social media, laptop, realism ...
Time: contemporary
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Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After nearly 50 years of hiding, Leatherface returns to terrorize a group of idealistic young friends who accidentally disrupt his carefully shielded world in a remote Texas town.
Style: slasher, bloody, scary, macabre, suspenseful ...
Plot: massacre, dismemberment, chainsaw, sadism, brutality, sadistic horror, maniac, murder, serial killer, killer, death, bus ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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 6.1
 38K
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: slasher, disturbing, scary, sadistic, rough ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: serial killer, insanity, mental illness, loneliness, obsession, murder, extreme violence, sadism, torture, violence spree, brutality, maniac ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
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 5.6
 18K
The Intruder (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about a young married couple who buys a beautiful Napa Valley house on several acres of land only to find that the man they bought it from refuses to let go of the property.
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, neurotic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: home invasion, psycho, woman in danger, maniac, mental disorder, intruder, young couple, intervention, threat, neighbor, host, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, california
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 6.3
 164
A Good Man (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Who and What is “A Good Man”? This is the central question in this original drama series from Konstantin Bogomolov, agent provocateur of Russian cinema. Based on a true story, inspired by the capture of Russia’s most prolific and brutal serial ...
Style: enigmatic, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: small town, serial killer, female detective, crimes, police officer, maniac, brutality, murder, death, deception, investigation, police ...
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