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 brutal films and TV shows about / with homicidal maniac, murder, psychopath, blood, gore, violence, death, maniac, slasher and serial killer plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
homicidal maniac
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homicidal maniac movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as homicidal maniac: Blood Brides (1970), The Collector (2009), Grindhouse (2007), The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018), 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
 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, surreal, psychological, scary, psycho film ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, murder, gory, woman in danger, crimes, deadly, whodunit, homicidal maniac, serial murder, criminal ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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 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, danger, psychopath, trap, home invasion, extreme violence, torture, violence, masked man, thief, held captive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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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: rough, exciting, dark humor, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, car chase, gory, zombie, killer, exploitation, friendship, death, marijuana, woman in danger, danger, violence ...
Time: year 2007
Place: tennessee, texas, usa, mexico, austin texas
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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, rough, tense, surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, mysterious stranger, blood, slasher, murder, home invasion, swimming pool, road trip, extreme violence, sadism, violence ...
Place: cross country
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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: humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, homicidal maniac, serial killer, slasher, killer doll, supernatural, gory, psychopath, pregnancy, filmmaking, paparazzi, objects come to life ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, year 1998, 2000s, 80s
Place: england, europe, usa
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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, teenager, who done it, psychopath, danger, halloween, news reporter ...
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, disturbing, scary, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, insanity, serial killer, loneliness, psychopath, disturbed childhood, murder, extreme violence, schizophrenia, mannequin, exhibition, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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: rough, bleak, tense, disturbing, sadistic ...
Plot: child murder, death of son, kidnapping, psychopath, vengeance, confined, gory, mystery, crimes, deadly, torture, bloody violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: monster, serial killer, slasher, murder, danger, gory, small town, summer camp, brutality, blood, violence, two killers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: ohio, midwest, new jersey
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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, exciting, scary, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: anthology, holiday, holiday horror, fear, murder, homicidal maniac, survival horror, youth, mutilated body
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, master criminal, mind game, psychopath, crime, investigation, police investigation, torture, killings, crimes, police, insanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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 7.8
 203K
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, suspenseful, rough, suspense, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, halloween, slasher, psychopath, violence, masked killer, small town, psychiatrist, teenage life, mental patient, evil, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978, 1960s, year 1963 ...
Place: midwest, california
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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, investigation, dark past, father son relationship, church, psychological thriller, fear, friendship, mysterious villain, teenage boy, double life, sadism ...
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: suspenseful, disturbing, scary, harsh, sexual ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, human monster, slasher, murder, mysterious character, prostitute, amateur detective, investigation, mind game, mystery, brutality ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.7
 80K
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, rough, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: halloween, masked killer, boogeyman, serial killer, murder, slasher, violence, maniac, sadistic psychopath, death, stabbed to death, blood ...
Time: 2010s
Place: illinois, midwest
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 6.1
 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, chase, violence, fbi, murder, ex soldier, psychopathic killer, maniac, survivalist, hunter, knife, dark past ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: oregon, kosovo, usa, british columbia, yugoslavia ...
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 7.4
 342K
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, clown, abandoned house, death of brother, monster, supernatural power, killer clown, good versus evil, small town, group of friends, child in peril ...
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, suspenseful, realistic, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, survival, gory, chases and races, in the woods, danger, deadly, buddies, friendship, siblings relations, crimes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
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 5.1
 15K
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, rough, brutal
Plot: sadism, maniac, game, survival, killer clown, betting, fight to the death, mercilessness, halloween, brutality, trapped, held captive ...
Time: year 1976
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 6.1
 7K
Pieces (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A frustrated Boston detective searches for the maniac responsible for mutilating a number of university coeds.
Style: disturbing, rough, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, university, mystery killer, slasher, perversity, killer, psychopath, danger, stalking, chainsaw, gory ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, usa
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, maniac, slasher, stalking, murder, psychopath, creep, bad guy, human monster, unknown killer, slasher killer, mystery killer ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1946
Place: arkansas, texas, usa
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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, policewoman, murder, killer, sexual abuse, sadistic psychopath, mental illness, gory, mind game, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, italy, florence, rome italy
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 8.4
 767K
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: psychological, atmospheric, scary, surreal, bleak ...
Plot: isolation, supernatural, danger, hotel, insanity, ghost, evil, family in danger, nervous breakdown, losing-it hero, maze, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: colorado, usa, oregon, denver colorado, montana
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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: suspenseful, scary, rough, surreal, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cannibalism, mental illness, human monster, serial killer, murder, break in, disfigurement, guard dog, child abuse, manic, child protagonist, robbery gone awry ...
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: tense, rough, bleak, serious, suspense ...
Plot: track down, hitman, crimes, human nature, psychopath, peril, shooting, escape, neo noir, death, violence spree, greed ...
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: 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, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: disfigurement, slasher, supernatural, serial killer, group therapy, sleepwalking, dream, nightmare, trapped, hypnosis, murder, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
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 7.8
 162K
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, isolation, captivity, loneliness, psychopath, insanity, kidnapping, torture, escape attempt, rage, 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, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, death, murder, gory, psychopath, danger, survival, human monster, vengeance, zombie, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: texas, california, florida, usa
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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, ranger, maniac, dangerous animal, mountain, violence, serial killer, slasher, stalking, murder, creep, bad guy ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
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Friday the 13th (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: psychopath, slasher, danger, serial killer, in the woods, murder, back from the dead, death, gory, camp counselor, vengeance, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
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