Homicidal maniac movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant homicidal maniac movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, suspense, scary, surprise ending, rough and realistic films and TV shows about / with homicidal maniac, murder, blood, violence, maniac, psychopath, serial killer, death, slasher and killer plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, Canada, Italy and other countries.
homicidal maniac
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homicidal maniac movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as homicidal maniac: The Collector (2009), Blood Brides (1970), The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018), Grindhouse (2007), Seed of Chucky (2004), Scream (1996), Maniac (2012), The Tortured (2010), Freddy vs. Jason (2003), Into the Dark (2018).

List of homicidal 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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 6.4
 3K
Blood Brides (1970)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A madman haunted by the ghost of his ex-wife carves a corpse-laden trail.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, surreal, scary, psycho film ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, woman in danger, deadly, gory, crimes, fashion, family life, criminal, homicidal maniac ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A family's road trip takes a dangerous turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park to stay with some relatives and find it mysteriously deserted. Under the cover of darkness, three masked psychopaths pay them a visit to test the ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, rough, surprise ending
Plot: home invasion, serial killer, masked killer, slasher, mysterious stranger, murder, blood, swimming pool, road trip, sadism, violence, homicidal maniac ...
Place: cross country
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 7.6
 169K
Grindhouse (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Canada, UK
Duration: 191 min.
Story: Two full-length feature horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez put together as a two-film feature. Including fake movie trailers in between both movies.
Style: exciting, rough, dark humor, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, serial killer, death, friendship, zombie, marijuana, killer, exploitation, gory, woman in danger, cannibalism, psychopath ...
Time: year 2007
Place: tennessee, usa, texas, austin texas, mexico
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 4.9
 34K
Seed of Chucky (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Romania, USA, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Chucky and Tiffany are resurrected by their innocent son, Glen, and hit Hollywood, where a movie depicting the killer dolls' murder spree is underway.
Style: scary, humorous, rough, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, serial killer, supernatural, homicidal maniac, paparazzi, psychopath, pregnancy, filmmaking, killer doll, objects come to life, gory ...
Time: contemporary, year 1998, 2000s, 1990s, 80s
Place: england, usa, europe
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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, masked killer, danger, psychopath, teenager, who done it, news reporter, mystery ...
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: obsession, serial killer, insanity, psychopath, loneliness, disturbed childhood, murder, mannequin, schizophrenia, extreme violence, exhibition, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa
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 5.5
 7K
The Tortured (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: An upper-middle-class couple's life is destroyed when their only child is kidnapped and killed. Obsessed with revenge, the couple seizes an opportunity to kidnap the killer.
Style: bleak, tense, rough, disturbing, sadistic ...
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, child murder, death of son, vengeance, confined, crimes, mystery, gory, deadly, torture, bloody violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, vermont
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Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA, Canada, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Evil dream-demon Freddy Krueger devises a plan to manipulate the unstoppable Jason Vorhees into hacking up the teenagers of Elm Street in an effort to make people remember the name Freddy Krueger, thus freeing him from limbo.
Style: scary, brutal, suspense, bloody, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, monster, serial killer, murder, danger, small town, summer camp, gory, brutality, blood, violence, two killers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: ohio, new jersey, midwest
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Into the Dark (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Year's Worth of Horrific Holidays: each episode is inspired by a holiday from the month in which it is released.
Style: disturbing, macabre, scary, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: anthology, holiday, holiday horror, murder, fear, survival horror, homicidal maniac, mutilated body, youth
Time: contemporary
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 8.6
 1.3M
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: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, master criminal, crime, police investigation, investigation, killings, crimes, torture, insanity, police detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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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, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: serial killer, psycho, amusement park, psychopath, masked killer, group of friends, maniac, violence, halloween, slasher, gory violence, panic ...
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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, rough, suspenseful, 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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You Are a Widow, Sir (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a soldier cuts off the arm of king's cousin, king decides to deactivate the army. Of course, generals don't like it at all and they try to kill the king. The assassin should be artificial body in the shape of actress Evelina Keleti ...
Style: absurd, dark humor
Plot: fictitious kingdom, sabotage, package, butcher, wrapped in a towel, comedy of errors, double agent, slacker, diva, invitation, brain surgery, theater ...
Place: central europe
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Fender Bender (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a small New Mexico town, a 17-year-old high school girl who just got her driver’s license gets into her first Fender Bender, innocently exchanging her personal information with an apologetic stranger. Later that stormy night, she is joined in ...
Style: suspense
Plot: stalker, serial killer, murder, violence, killer, thunderstorm, masked killer, unfaithful boyfriend, break-up, car, evil man, bad guy wins ...
Place: new mexico
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 4.5
 269
Eat and Run (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A humanoid alien lands on earth, and soon discovers he likes to eat Italian. Italian people, that is. Incompetent detective McSorely is the only one with a clue about what's going on, and even his grasp of the situation isn't too firm. The ...
Style: dark humor, gag humor
Plot: letter, bait, doll, policewoman, basketball, police investigation, police detective, disappearance, christian, fat man, rescue, old woman ...
Place: new york
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The Incite Mill (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ten people gather together at a complex named “Ankikan” after hearing of a short term job paying 112,000 Yen ($1,236 USD) per hour. The ten people are informed that they will be monitored 24 hours a day for 7 days straight in a psychological ...
Plot: suitcase, breakfast, newspaper, bathroom, girl, stock market, prisoner, axe in the head, crossbow, brawl, underground, girlfriend ...
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 4.7
 21K
ATM (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a late night visit to an ATM, three co-workers end up in a desperate fight for their lives when they become trapped by an unknown man.
Style: scary, psychological, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: isolation, escape attempt, psychopath, survival, confinement indoors, stalking, captivity, confined, mysterious character, danger, trapped, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.2
 89K
Vacancy (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young married couple becomes stranded at an isolated motel and find hidden video cameras in their room. They realize that unless they escape, they'll be the next victims of a snuff film.
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival horror, slasher, isolation, trapped, one night, estranged couple, hotel, hidden camera, deception, psychological thriller, danger, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.5
 9K
The Monster (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A vicious serial sex killer is on the loose, and landscape gardener and shop-window outfitter Loris is the prime suspect, thanks to his unfortunate habit of getting caught in compromising situations (for which there is always a totally innocent ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, not serious, dark humor ...
Plot: mistaken identity, farce, police investigation, serial killer, murder, odd couple, goofy hero, frame up, comedy of errors, crimes, working undercover, vicious ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe
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 2.8
 287
Carl (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A psychological horror/thriller depicting a backwoods family with a dark secret.
Style: realistic, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, captivity, danger, violence, confined, forceful separation, survival, good versus evil, gory, deadly, rivalry, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.2
 1K
The Ranger (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Teen punks, on the run from the cops and hiding out in the woods, come up against the local authority—an unhinged park ranger with an axe to grind.
Plot: punk, on the run, slasher, ranger, teenager, murder, night, insanity, stabbing, convenience store, bear trap, theft ...
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 5.1
 141
Finale (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nationwide quietness. The streets are empty. Everyone’s glued to their screens at home, watching the final game. In the outskirts of Denmark, close to the German border, a small gas station needs to be open for service, even on this special night. ...
Plot: psychological torture, locked in a room, chained, bodily dismemberment, sadistic psychopath, evil clown, violence, snuff, killer clown, serial killer, characters killed one by one, clown ...
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The First Purge (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of ...
Style: suspense, rough, psychological, suspenseful, sinister ...
Plot: survival horror, party, murder, abuse of power, nazism, sadism, experiment, night, terrorism, african american, psychological thriller, money ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, new york
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The Clovehitch Killer (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A teenage boy begins to suspect that his wholesome, all-American dad is actually the serial killer terrorizing their small town.
Style: suspense, enigmatic, psychological, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: serial killer, father son relationship, dark past, investigation, church, psychological thriller, friendship, fear, teenage boy, sadism, double life, murder ...
Time: 1990s
Place: midwest
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Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The next great psycho horror slasher has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo, all the while deconstructing the conventions and archetypes of the horror genre for ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, halloween, murder, psychopath, dead teenager, gory, small town, witch, crimes, social relations, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon
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 5.0
 72
Born Killer (1989)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two deranged and homicidal escaped convicts terrorize a group of survivalists engaged in a paint-ball war.
Plot: sheriff, dynamite, shot in the head, killer, duel, fight, rape, vietnam veteran, partners in crime, shotgun, chain gang, sadist ...
Place: vietnam
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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, psychological, rough, gothic ...
Plot: halloween, masked killer, boogeyman, murder, serial killer, slasher, violence, sadistic psychopath, maniac, death, stabbed to death, blood ...
Time: 2010s
Place: illinois, midwest
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 6.6
 168K
Secret Window (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mort Rainey, a writer just emerging from a painful divorce with his ex-wife, is stalked at his remote lake house by a psychotic stranger and would-be scribe who claims Rainey swiped his best story idea. But as Rainey endeavors to prove his ...
Style: psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: split personality, insanity, losing-it hero, mentally unstable, murder, nervous breakdown, isolation, arson, divorce, stalking, psychology, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, new york state
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 7.0
 68K
Fallen (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, murder, execution, devil, police detective, mystery, angel, psychic, psychopath, police, serial killer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
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