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, scary, suspense, serious, rough and surprise ending films and TV shows about / with homicidal maniac, psychopath, murder, blood, gore, violence, serial killer, death, brutality and maniac plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, Italy, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as homicidal maniac: The Clovehitch Killer (2018), The New York Ripper (1982), Se7en (1995), Halloween (2018), The Hunted (2003), It (2017), Rabies (2010), 31 (2016), The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976), The Stendhal Syndrome (1996).
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Se7en (1995)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
127 min.
 8.6
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Crime, Drama
USA
154 min.
 8.9
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Halloween (2018)
Horror, Thriller
USA
106 min.
 7.0
The Ranger (2018)
Horror
USA
77 min.
 5.2

List of homicidal maniac movies

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: gothic, surprise ending, suspense, sinister
Plot: serial killer, father son relationship, psychological thriller, coming of age, church, retro, psycho terror, two killers, teenager, gore, torture, good versus evil ...
Time: 1990s
Place: midwest
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The New York Ripper (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A burned-out New York police detective teams up with a college psychoanalyst to track down a vicious serial killer randomly stalking and killing various young women around the city.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, rough ...
Plot: violence, serial killer, slasher, italian horror, knife murder, human monster, slasher killer, unknown killer, murder, gory, fondling, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 8.6
 1.2M
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, master criminal, mind game, psychopath, investigation, crime, police investigation, killings, crimes, police, police detective, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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 7.0
 55K
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, psychological, rough, scary, suspense ...
Plot: halloween, masked killer, boogeyman, serial killer, murder, slasher, violence, sadistic psychopath, maniac, death, halloween costume, stabbed to death ...
Time: 2010s
Place: midwest, illinois
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 6.0
 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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, special agents, chase, violence, human monster, fbi, murder, ex soldier, maniac, psychopathic killer, survivalist, knife ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: oregon, kosovo, usa, portland oregon, yugoslavia ...
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 7.4
 324K
It (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a small town in Maine, seven children known as The Losers Club come face to face with life problems, bullies and a monster that takes the shape of a clown called Pennywise.
Style: suspense, scary, surprise ending, bleak, rough ...
Plot: missing person, fear, abandoned house, death of brother, killer clown, group of friends, monster, child in peril, supernatural power, traumatic childhood, sadistic psychopath, flashback ...
Time: year 1989
Place: maine
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 5.9
 3K
Rabies (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A brother and sister who run away from home find sanctuary in a deserted nature reserve. When the sister falls into the trap of a psychopathic killer, the brother sets out on a race against time to find help. In a twist of fate the rescue of the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, survival, gory, chases and races, danger, in the woods, deadly, buddies, friendship, siblings relations, crimes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
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 5.1
 14K
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
Plot: bad guy, killer clown, chainsaw, sadism, clown, maniac, survival, midget, carnival, game, betting, game of death ...
Time: year 1976
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The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Texas Ranger hunts for a hooded serial killer terrorizing the residents of a small town, set in 1946 Arkansas. Loosely based on a true story.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, sadistic psychopath, unknown killer, human monster, bad guy, creep, slasher killer, mystery killer, slasher, stalking, murder, psychopath ...
Time: 40s, year 1946, 1940s
Place: arkansas, usa, texas
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The Stendhal Syndrome (1996)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young policewoman slowly goes insane while tracking down an elusive serial rapist/killer through Italy when she herself becomes a victim of the brutal man's obsession.
Style: brutal, surreal, psychological, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: rapist, serial killer, art, sadistic psychopath, policewoman, murder, killer, sexual abuse, mental illness, gory, mind game, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, italy, florence, rome italy
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 8.4
 736K
The Shining (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the winter. But they aren't prepared for the madness that lurks within.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, scary, tense, bleak ...
Plot: isolation, supernatural, danger, ghost, hotel, insanity, snow, evil, psychic, family in danger, nervous breakdown, losing-it hero ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: colorado, usa, oregon, denver colorado
Is relevant ?
 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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, surreal, suspenseful ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, wedding dress, psychopath, ghost, murder, honeymoon, gory, whodunit, store, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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The People Under the Stairs (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When young Poindexter "Fool" Williams breaks into the creepy, immense old home of his family's greedy and uncaring landlords, he uncovers a disturbing scenario underneath the stairs.
Style: semi serious, humorous, scary, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cannibalism, mental illness, incest, human monster, slasher killer, creep, shotgun, serial killer, murder, terminal illness, eviction, ghetto ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa
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No Country for Old Men (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the ...
Style: serious, tense, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: track down, hitman, psychopath, crimes, human nature, shooting, peril, sheriff, escape, death, violence spree, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: texas, mexico, usa, latin america
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It's been many years since Freddy Krueger's first victim, Nancy, came face-to-face with Freddy and his sadistic, evil ways. Now, Nancy's all grown up; she's put her frightening nightmares behind her and is helping teens cope with ...
Style: scary, surreal, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: disfigurement, slasher, dead teenager, supernatural, serial killer, hypnosis, trapped, sleepwalking, group therapy, nightmare, dream, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 157K
Misery (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Novelist Paul Sheldon crashes his car on a snowy Colorado road. He is found by Annie Wilkes, the "number one fan" of Paul's heroine Misery Chastaine. Annie is also somewhat unstable, and Paul finds himself crippled, drugged and at her ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, mentally unstable, captivity, isolation, loneliness, psychopath, insanity, escape attempt, rage, kidnapping, manic, obsessed fan ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: colorado, usa
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Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A couple encounters a perverted gas station attendant who threatens them with a shotgun. They take a deserted path in Texas to seek help, but only meet up with a cannibalistic clan interested in helping themselves to fresh meat.
Style: scary, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, human monster, death, murder, gory, psychopath, danger, survival, vengeance, zombie, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: texas, california, florida, usa
Is relevant ?
Just Before Dawn (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five campers arrive in the mountains to examine some property they have bought, but are warned by the forest ranger Roy McLean that a huge machete-wielding maniac has been terrorising the area. Ignoring the warnings, they set up camp, and start ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: psychopath, dangerous animal, human monster, bad guy, creep, slasher killer, ranger, maniac, violence, mountain, serial killer, slasher ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
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 7.8
 185K
Halloween (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In John Carpenter's horror classic, a psychotic murderer, institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, rough, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, slasher, psychopath, violence, teenage life, masked killer, small town, psychiatrist, evil, doctors and patients, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978, 1960s, year 1963 ...
Place: midwest, california
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 166K
Grindhouse (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
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: dark humor, semi serious, stylized, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, car chase, serial killer, cannibalism, supernatural, scientist, gory, slasher, exploitation, killer, psychopath, friendship ...
Time: year 2007
Place: tennessee, texas, usa, austin texas, mexico
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Friday the 13th (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ignoring the warnings of the locals, a group of teenage camp counselors takes on the job of reopening Camp Crystal Lake — on Friday the 13th no less, and raise the ire of Jason Voorhees, a masked, homicidal maniac.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, exciting, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: psychopath, slasher, danger, in the woods, serial killer, back from the dead, death, murder, gory, camp counselor, vengeance, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 3K
Anguish (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An ophthalmologist's assistant with an unhealthy interest in human eyeballs goes on a killing spree to collect eyeballs for his overbearing mother's collection. Reality soon takes a bizarre turn, both for the characters and the audience.
Style: surreal, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: theater, serial killer, slasher, obsession, murder, psychopath, ghost, mentally unstable, mysterious character, mind game, mental illness, who done it ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, spain, america, europe, southern california
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 15K
Wolf Creek 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lured by the promise of an Australian holiday, backpackers Rutger, Katarina, and Paul visit the notorious Wolf Creek Crater. Their dream Outback adventure soon becomes a horrific reality when they encounter the site’s most infamous local, the last ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, serial killer, tourist, car chase, danger, chase, deathtrap, escape attempt, decapitation, evil man, australian outback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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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, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: slasher, island, cannibal, stranded, boat, psychopath, serial killer, gory, mind game, ocean or sea, stalking, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: athens greece, greece, europe
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 5K
Witchboard (1986)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Playing around with a Ouija board, a trio of friends succeeds in contacting the spirit of a young boy. Trouble begins when the evil spirit, Malfeitor, takes over one of their bodies.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, microfilm, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, ouija board, evil spirit, ouija, possession, gory, rivalry, college, supernatural ability, psychic power, afterlife ...
Time: 80s
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From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Seth Gecko and his younger brother Richard are on the run after a bloody bank robbery in Texas. They escape across the border into Mexico and will be home-free the next morning, when they pay off the local kingpin. They just have to survive ...
Style: twists and turns, scary, offbeat, entertaining, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, stripper, priest, gory, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, sheriff, brutality, plot twist, bar fight, mexican american border, hostage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, texas, usa, latin america, dungeon
Is relevant ?
 5.2
 571
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: slasher, punk, ranger, on the run, teenager, gay couple, gay kiss, boom box, blue hair, severed foot, killing spree, syringe ...
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 57
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: blood, bound and gagged, psychopath, death, gas station, tied to a chair, gore, violence, murder, voyeur, bare breasts, brutality ...
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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, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, abuse of power, party, sadism, nazism, experiment, survival horror, night, nightmare, terrorism, serial killer, racism ...
Time: 2010s
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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, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, dead teenager, halloween, psychopath, gory, small town, career, movie business, idol, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon
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