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 suspense, suspenseful, slasher, disturbing, rough and scary films and TV shows about / with homicidal maniac, violence, psychopath, murder, serial killer, blood, maniac, gore, brutality and death plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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homicidal maniac movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as homicidal maniac: Se7en (1995), The Collector (2009), Hannibal (2001), The Tortured (2010), The Invisible Man (2020), The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018), The Hunted (2003), Chikatilo (2021), American Psycho (2000), High Tension (2003).

List of homicidal maniac movies

 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: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, neo noir, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, police detective, police investigation, psychopath, mind game, master criminal, psycho, psychology, powerful ending, homicidal maniac, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
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 6.3
 64K
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: serial killer, psychopath, trap, home invasion, torture, held captive, deathtrap, homicidal maniac, masked man, maniac, hostage, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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 6.8
 270K
Hannibal (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: After having successfully eluded the authorities for years, Hannibal peacefully lives in Italy in disguise as an art scholar. Trouble strikes again when he's discovered leaving a deserving few dead in the process. He returns to America to make ...
Style: rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, master criminal, mind game, cannibalism, homicidal maniac, fbi, cat and mouse, crimes, law enforcement, torment, psychiatrist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florence, europe, venice, washington d.c., italy
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 5.4
 8K
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: sadistic, tense, twists and turns, bleak, rough ...
Plot: kidnapping, bloody violence, homicidal maniac, torture, sadism, child killer, psychopath, child murder, confined, death of son, crimes, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, vermont
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The Invisible Man (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Currently unknown.
Style: twists and turns, scary, gothic, surprise ending, psychotronic ...
Plot: stalking, stalker, domestic violence, invisibility, homicidal maniac, home invasion, woman in danger, death, voyeurism, murder, last will and testament, psychological abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 2020s
Place: california, san francisco
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The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
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: slasher, suspense, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: home invasion, serial killer, masked killer, sadism, homicidal maniac, psychopath, mystery killer, murder, mutilation, maniac, mysterious stranger, violence ...
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 6.0
 47K
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, tense, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, combat, homicidal maniac, commando, swat team, chase, forest, murder, special agents, survivalist, haunted by the past, massacre ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: oregon, kosovo, usa, portland oregon, former yugoslavia ...
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 6.8
 910
Chikatilo (2021)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, 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, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: maniac, serial killer, serial murder, sex maniac, pedophile, homicidal maniac, murder investigation, sadistic psychopath, cannibalism, sadistic killer, psycho killer, manhunt ...
Place: ussr
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 7.6
 566K
American Psycho (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 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: psychological, brutal, surreal, stylized, macabre ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, insanity, dark humor, yuppie, nihilism, sex maniac, sociopath, psycho, millionaire, killings, hidden identity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, yale university ...
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 6.7
 72K
High Tension (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alexia travels with her friend Marie to spend a couple of days with her family in their farm in the country. They arrive late and they are welcomed by Alexia's father. Late in the night, a sadistic and sick killer breaks into the farmhouse, ...
Style: scary, slasher, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: home invasion, evil man, kidnapping, massacre, brutality, insanity, sadism, serial rapist, sadistic horror, sadistic killer, psycho killer, sadistic psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france, europe
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 6.0
 37K
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: sadistic, slasher, rough, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, obsession, insanity, extreme violence, mannequin, brutality, loneliness, violence spree, homicidal maniac, mental illness, sadism, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles
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 7.7
 523K
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, maniac, paranoia, uncover truth, mind game, journalist, code, murder mystery, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1971 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oakland california, sacramento california
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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: suspenseful, psychotronic, slasher, suspense, rough ...
Plot: masked man, survival, hiking, homicidal maniac, psychopath, running, serial killer, maniac, fight, brutality, murder, violence ...
Place: new jersey
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 4.6
 6K
Dark Ride (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ten years after he brutally murdered two girls, a killer escapes from a mental institution and returns to his turf, the theme park attraction called Dark Ride. About to crash his path are a group of college kids on a road trip who stumble across the ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, amusement park, mental institution, murder, serial killer, maniac, crimes, youth, homicidal maniac, violence, road trip, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, year 1989, year 2003, year 1990
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 7.3
 515K
It (2017)
Genre: Horror
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: scary, suspense, surprise ending, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: missing person, monster, supernatural horror, killer clown, clown, small town, asthma, fear, death of brother, child killer, supernatural power, child ...
Time: year 1988, 80s, year 1989
Place: maine
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 5.4
 14K
3 from Hell (2019)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After barely surviving a furious shootout with the police, Baby Firefly, Otis Driftwood and Captain Spaulding are behind bars. But pure evil cannot be contained. Teaming up with Otis’ half-brother Wilson, the demented Firefly clan escape to ...
Style: suspense, rough, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Plot: psychopath, panic, sadist, murderer, murder, death, homicidal maniac, prisoner, serial murder, evil, insanity, brutality ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: mexico, texas
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 4.7
 903
The Retreat (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Renee and Valerie, a couple at a cross roads in their relationship, leave the city to spend the week at a remote cabin with friends. But when they arrive, their friends are nowhere to be found. As they stumble through their relationship woes, they ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, homicidal maniac, murder, gay slur, serial killer, revenge, lesbian couple, maniac, violence, threat, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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Camp Blood 8: Revelations (2020)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The Killing at Camp Blood stopped for a while. But the son of the original killer clown has carried on the machete and driven by his deranged mother, played by Sally Mullins (Things 4, Lights Out With David Spade), continues to kill anyone who ...
Style: slasher, scary, psychotronic, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: homicidal maniac, lost in the woods, clown, masked killer, killer clown, mystery, vengeance, death, psychopath, killing spree, murder, violent ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 4.8
 44K
Seed of Chucky (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Romania
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: slasher, semi serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, killer doll, serial killer, supernatural, urban legend, objects come to life, pregnancy, baby, homicidal maniac, paparazzi, psychopath, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 2000s, year 1998, 80s
Place: england, usa, europe, los angeles
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Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
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: brutal, scary, slasher, suspense, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, masked man, serial killer, murder, summer camp, small town, homicidal maniac, brutality, violence, two killers, characters killed one by one, human monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1973, 2000s, year 1957 ...
Place: new jersey, midwest, ohio
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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows Las Vegas criminalists working for the Las Vegas Police Department as they use physical evidence to solve grisly murders in this unusually graphic drama, which has inspired a host of other cop-show "procedurals". The ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, forensics, police detective, murder investigation, teamwork, investigator, expert, crimes, murder, scientist, workplace, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
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Bride of Chucky (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Chucky hooks up with another murderous doll, the bridal gown-clad Tiffany, for a Route 66 murder spree with their unwitting hosts.
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil doll, supernatural, murder, serial killer, goth, dark humor, good versus evil, teenage life, toy comes to life, supernatural ability, homicidal maniac, water ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
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 5.6
 18K
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, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: maniac, killer clown, evil clown, halloween, clown, murder, massacre, psychopath, masked killer, stranded, kidnapping, serial killer ...
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 7.7
 20K
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: murder investigation, psychological trauma, profiler, haunted by the past, serial killer, expert, repressed memory, criminal psychologist, police, serial murder, crimes, childhood trauma ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
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 6.4
 4K
Blood Brides (1970)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A madman haunted by the ghost of his ex-wife carves a corpse-laden trail.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, psychological, surreal, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, woman in danger, crimes, fashion, family life, homicidal maniac, criminal, serial murder, whodunit, violence ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: europe, paris france, france
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The Executioners (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Four female friends spend the night in a mansion. Their joy is quickly shattered when three men break in and cruelly attack them. As the night takes a darker turn, they find themselves relishing in the violence they had once suffered.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: trap, male rape, murder, vandalism, evil man, loss of father, torture, held captive, homicidal maniac, survival, insanity, isolation ...
Place: usa
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The House That Jack Built (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: Denmark, France, Sweden, Germany, Belgium, Tunisia
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A depiction of a serial killer's 12 years' worth of murders and how it shaped his prime intelligence.
Style: bleak, scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, sadistic psychopath, extreme violence, sadism, violence, cruelty, kidnapping, murder, psychopath as protagonist, animal cruelty, deception ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: washington d.c.
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 5.4
 123K
House of Wax (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A group of unwitting teens are stranded near a strange wax museum and soon must fight to survive and keep from becoming the next exhibit.
Style: scary, suspense, slasher, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, torture, ghost town, violence, small town, wax museum, brutality, group of friends, traffic jam, museum ...
Time: 50s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, year 1974 ...
Place: usa, louisiana, new york, florida, paris france
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 4.3
 5K
The Basement (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A seemingly innocent man is abducted by a notorious L.A. serial killer, who forces his victims to switch roles with him so that he can enact his own capture, torture and murder.
Style: suspense, brutal, rough, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: execution, killer clown, held captive, serial killer, torture, capture, kidnapping, kidnapped, maniac, homicidal maniac, missing person, psychopath ...
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 6.9
 49
Frustrated (2013)
Genre: Crime
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Constant humiliation from society and a long drift into solitude slowly turn murder fantasies of Fabrice Lombard into an irrepressible impulse and Fabrice Lombard into a serial killer.
Style: slasher, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, paranoia, homicidal maniac, human monster, psycho, loneliness, death, model, perversity, rape, weirdo, stripper ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france
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