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, rough, serious and realistic films and TV shows about / with homicidal maniac, murder, violence, serial killer, blood, psychopath, death, serial murder, slasher and psycho killer 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: The Collector (2009), Se7en (1995), Hannibal (2001), The Tortured (2010), Maniac (2012), Zodiac (2007), Dark Ride (2006), The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018), 3 from Hell (2019), American Psycho (2000).

List of homicidal maniac movies

 6.4
 59K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, brutal, macabre, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, serial killer, trap, home invasion, torture, violence, gory, extreme violence, homicidal maniac, danger, masked man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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 8.6
 1.5M
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, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, mind game, psychopath, crime, investigation, neo noir, master criminal, police investigation, police detective, twists & turns, police, psychology ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, united states, new york
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 6.8
 256K
Hannibal (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Italy
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, master criminal, psychopath, mind game, fbi, cat and mouse, homicidal maniac, crime, cannibalism, crimes, torment, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florence, venice, europe, washington d.c., italy ...
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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, twists and turns, rough, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: kidnapping, bloody violence, child killer, homicidal maniac, psychopath, sadism, vengeance, confined, death of son, gory, deadly, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont, usa
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 6.1
 35K
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, rough, scary, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, serial killer, insanity, mannequin, slasher, loneliness, violence spree, homicidal maniac, extreme violence, disturbed childhood, murder, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles
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 7.7
 469K
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, suspenseful, stylized, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, mystery, investigation, maniac, crime, paranoia, code, journalist, uncover truth, crimes, reporter ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oakland california
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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: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, amusement park, murder, serial killer, mental institution, deadly, crimes, youth, gory, homicidal maniac, maniac ...
Time: contemporary, year 2003, year 1989, year 1990
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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: suspense, suspenseful, rough, tense, surprise ending
Plot: slasher, serial killer, home invasion, masked killer, slasher killer, blood, murder, psychopath, sadism, mutilation, mysterious stranger, swimming pool ...
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 5.5
 12K
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, scary, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: panic, violence, sadist, psychopath, murder, death, homicidal maniac, prisoner, serial murder, brutality, massacre, insanity ...
Time: year 1988, 80s
Place: mexico, texas
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 7.6
 494K
American Psycho (2000)
Genre: Comedy, 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, macabre, brutal, stylized, psychological ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, yuppie, insanity, nihilism, sex maniac, millionaire, hidden identity, satire, killings, wall street, pervert ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, yale university, harvard university, manhattan new york city
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 4.8
 39K
Seed of Chucky (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, 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: semi serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, killer doll, supernatural, objects come to life, pregnancy, slasher, urban legend, baby, homicidal maniac, filmmaking, paparazzi ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, year 1998, 2000s, 1990s ...
Place: england, usa, europe, los angeles
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Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Canada, 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, bloody, suspense, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, blood, serial killer, gory, murder, summer camp, danger, masked man, small town, slasher, teenager, homicidal maniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 1973, year 1957 ...
Place: new jersey, ohio, midwest
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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, suspenseful, suspense, rough, awful
Plot: survival, masked man, running, psychopath, danger, homicidal maniac, serial killer, hiking, maniac, brutality, fight, murder ...
Place: new jersey
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Bride of Chucky (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
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, suspenseful, rough, dark humor, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil doll, murder, supernatural, serial killer, teenage life, good versus evil, gory, goth, slasher, supernatural ability, homicidal maniac, wedding ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new jersey
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 6.4
 3K
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: psychological, suspenseful, surreal, scary, suspense ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, woman in danger, gory, crimes, deadly, family life, fashion, homicidal maniac, serial murder ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: europe, paris france, france
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 7.3
 462K
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: suspense, scary, surprise ending, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: missing person, fear, killer clown, clown, asthma, monster, supernatural power, small town, child killer, stephen king, death, death of brother ...
Time: year 1989, year 1988, quarry, 80s
Place: maine
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 6.8
 68K
High Tension (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Italy, Romania
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, psychological, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Plot: home invasion, massacre, bound and gagged, insanity, slasher, sadism, sadistic horror, kidnapping, survival, psychopath, french, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, south of france, europe, southern france
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Into the Dark (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A Year's Worth of Horrific Holidays: each episode is inspired by a holiday from the month in which it is released.
Style: anthology, disturbing, exciting, scary, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: holiday horror, holiday, homicidal maniac, fear, murder, youth, survival horror, mutilated body
Time: contemporary
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 6.4
 58K
Mindhunters (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, UK, Finland, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Trainees in the FBI's psychological profiling program must put their training into practice when they discover a killer in their midst.
Style: scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, twist ending, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, profiler, trap, mind game, island, dishonesty, investigation, confined, law enforcement, murder, unknown killer, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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You Might Be the Killer (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Counselors are being killed off at summer camp, and Sam (Fran Kranz) is stuck in the middle of it. Instead of contacting the cops, he calls his friend and slasher-film expert (Alyson Hannigan) to discuss his options.
Style: non-linear, dark humor, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, friendship, murder, trap, survival, mystery killer, characters killed one by one, homicidal maniac, treasure hunt, curse, hearing voices, violence ...
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 7.3
 228K
Identity (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, mind bending, surprise ending, psycho film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, dissociative identity disorder, psychiatrist, motel, psychology, split personality, stranded, investigation, psycho terror, isolation, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, nevada, florida, united states
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 7.3
 289K
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: twists and turns, scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, masked killer, woman in danger, high school, who done it, murder, small town, danger, teenage life, psychopath, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa
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 6.1
 44K
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, psychological, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, combat, swat team, chase, human monster, murder, special agents, haunted by the past, violence, maniac, massacre, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: oregon, kosovo, usa, portland oregon, yugoslavia ...
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The Unreinable Compulsion (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In a small town, a young man gives in to his irrational desire to recreationally murder a stranger.
Style: tense, dark, cynical, bloody, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental illness, dissociative identity disorder, villain played by lead actor, post traumatic stress, evil man, homicidal maniac, loner, widower, good versus evil, humiliation, shower curtain, old woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.2
 44
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: psychological, disturbing, suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, human monster, loneliness, homicidal maniac, psycho, paranoia, model, violence, rape, perversity, weirdo, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france
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Dreamier: An American Nightmare (2016)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A Manny Velazquez Psychological Thriller about a young detective (played by Alen Rios) finds a handcrafted Indian sculpture in an alley, and takes it home with him, but he soon realizes that the sculpture is bringing his worst fears to life.
Style: twists and turns, dark, suspense, scary, bleak ...
Audience: horror for children
Plot: psychopath, paranormal, murder, homicidal maniac, paranormal phenomena, masked killer, darkness, home invasion, nightmare, bad guy, stabbing, serial murder ...
Place: chicago illinois
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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, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, police detective, police investigation, teamwork, crime, investigator, murder investigation, danger, scientist, expert, crimes, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, united states
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Blue Turquoise (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A escapee from a mental asylum returns home to terrorize his twin brother and starts to commit gruesome crimes, but a friend of someone he might of killed will search for the killer along with a young detective who is trying to break his first ...
Style: weird, sad, twists and turns, psychotronic, scary
Plot: murder, revenge, serial murder, twins, psycho murderer, crazy, killer, psycho killer, serial killer, homicidal maniac, slasher, terror ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
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The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A crazed killer stalks college students who gave up their vacation to clean a deserted dormitory.
Style: serious, scary, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, violence, stalking, college life, school, crimes, supernatural, slasher, who done it, frame up ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
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The Night Caller (1975)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A serial-killer frightens Paris by phoning young ladies at night, telling them insults about their lives. Minos, as he calls himself, wants to prevent the world from free women and he targets at first these ones. Commissaire Letellier is given the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psycho film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, woman in danger, law enforcement, crime, crimes, pursuit, skyscraper, evil man, mysterious villain, criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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