Psycho killer movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant psycho killer movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic and scary films and TV shows about / with psycho killer, murder, psychopath, violence, blood, serial killer, death, danger, crimes and brutality plots mostly in Thriller, Horror and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as psycho killer: Killing Eve (2018), The Postcard Killings (2020), Cargo 200 (2007), The Halfway House (2004), Return to Sleepaway Camp (2008), Joker (2019), Summer of '84 (2018), Secret Obsession (2019), Simon Says (2006), Bad Samaritan (2018).

List of psycho killer movies

 8.3
 87K
Killing Eve (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A security consultant hunts for a ruthless assassin. Equally obsessed with each other, they go head to head in an epic game of cat-and-mouse.
Style: exciting, tense, dark humor, suspense
Plot: female assassin, female protagonist, psycho killer, psychopath, violence, strong female character, crime, investigation, killings, peril, lgbt, obsession ...
Place: europe, london
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The Postcard Killings (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A New York detective teams investigates the death of his daughter who was murdered while on her honeymoon in London, and recruits the help of Scandinavian journalist when other couples throughout Europe suffer a similar fate.
Style: suspense, twist ending, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, psycho killer, incest, homicide detective, ex husband ex wife relationship, murder of daughter, police investigation, police protagonist, brother sister relationship, postcard, honeymoon, violent death ...
Place: stockholm sweden, munich germany, brussels belgium, london, brussels ...
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 7.1
 8K
Cargo 200 (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young woman is taken hostage by a police officer and subsequently abused by the lawman gone mad.
Style: rough, bleak, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, sexual perversion, sexual abuse, murder, rape victim, sadism, psycho killer, sexual torture, teenage rape, hostage, sadistic psychopath, rape ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s, year 1984
Place: russia, afghanistan, soviet union, ussr
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The Halfway House (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Young girls are disappearing in and around the Mary Magdalen Halfway House for Troubled Girls.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, serious, scary ...
Plot: psycho killer, investigation, voyeurism, evil nun, human sacrifice, woman in danger, gory, confined, supernatural, sexual abuse, slasher, clergy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Return to Sleepaway Camp (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's summer camp as usual at Camp Manabe where the kids torment each other for fun while the underpaid camp staff provides as little supervision as possible. Greedy camp owner Frank and junior partner Ronnie do their best to keep everyone in ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, summer camp, camp, psychopath, psycho killer, who done it, investigation, crimes, deadly, danger, mind game ...
Time: 80s, 2000s
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 8.4
 952K
Joker (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.
Style: thought provoking, suspense, atmospheric, bleak, cynical ...
Plot: mental illness, psycho, insanity, psychological trauma, social decay, villain, social problems, mental patient, bad attitude, character change, evil clown, social problem ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, 20th century, year 1981
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 6.7
 34K
Summer of '84 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Summer is usually a time for fun and games, but some teens get much more danger than they bargained for after beginning to suspect their neighbor is a serial murderer.
Style: suspense, ambiguous ending, enigmatic, tense, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: group of friends, murder, murder mystery, child killer, child protagonist, murder suspect, friendship, serial killer, neighbor, basement, surveillance, teenage boy ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: oregon, usa
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Secret Obsession (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Newlywed Jennifer is brutally attacked at a dark rest stop. While healing from her injuries, she can’t recall anything from her past, including the ordeal. Her husband, Russell , is just thankful she’s alive and eager to get her home. As he ...
Style: suspense, intense, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: obsession, memory loss, stalker, violence, psycho killer, murder, deception, pursuit, danger, netflix
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 4.3
 3K
Simon Says (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five college friends choose to spend their vacation debauching at the riverside. They find the perfect place to camp out, but end up crossing paths with twin brothers, Simon and Stanley. The twins then begins to knock off the campers in some ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psycho killer, serial killer, deadly, crimes, danger, youth, teenage life, woman in danger, college, gory, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.5
 19K
Bad Samaritan (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A thieve makes a disturbing discovery in the house where he breaks in. Later, when he returns to the same house with his partner in crime, things are not longer how he expected.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, exciting, complex, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, obsession, investigation, psychopath, maniac, home invasion, captive, held captive, murder, rescue, sadism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, portland oregon
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The Initiation (1984)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Kelly, a young woman, has been plagued by nightmares of a burning man her entire life. Upon entering college, she pledges a sorority that forces them to perform an initiation night prank. With several of her friends, she breaks into a store and ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, sexy, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, ritual, psychopath, prank, psycho killer, serial killer, sorority, fraternity, violence, danger, haunted by the past, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
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 6.8
 27K
Serial Mom (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A picture perfect middle class family is shocked when they find out that one of their neighbors is receiving obscene phone calls. The mom takes slights against her family very personally, and it turns out she is indeed the one harassing the ...
Style: dark humor, psycho film, witty, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: housewife, murder, serial killer, family relations, female killer, crimes, crime, parody, psycho killer, suburban life, mental illness, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, baltimore
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 5.1
 8K
Boogeyman 2 (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young woman attempts to cure her phobia of the boogeyman by checking herself into a mental health facility, only to realize too little too late that she is now helplessly trapped with her own greatest fear.
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: slasher, phobia, boogeyman, legends and myths, crimes, supernatural ability, nightmare, mental institution, danger, bad dream, psychotherapy, injury ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 90s, 2000s
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 3.9
 299
The Torturer (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The gorgeous young actress Ginette auditions for the lead role in the first long feature film of the controversial artist Alex Sherba and she's almost immediately submitted to a long series of harassing questions and indecent proposals. Alex ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, sexy ...
Plot: sadistic horror, gory, psychopath, dangerous attraction, missing person, woman in danger, confined, danger, deadly, psycho killer, murder investigation, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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 7.0
 179K
Basic Instinct (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A police detective is in charge of the investigation of a brutal murder, in which a beautiful and seductive woman could be involved.
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: femme fatale, hot and sexy, murder, sexual relations, obsession, sex, sex addict, seduction, dangerous attraction, strong sexual content, sexualized violence, sexual tension ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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August Underground's Penance (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: "August Underground's Penance" is basically the personal home video of two sociopathic killers on murder spree.Again two nameless butchers played by Fred Vogel and Cristie Whiles videotape their bloodthirsty madness,but ...
Plot: maniac, psycho killer, serial killer, home invasion, torture, violence, death, brutality, evil, sadism, murder, christmas ...
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Psychos in the Woods (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A motley group of friends go camping in a remote forest where people have been disappearing for several years. What starts as an innocent weekend of fun turns into an ordeal of backwoods terror as a group of psychotic wood-dwellers starts stalking ...
Style: suspense, brutal, serious, sadistic
Plot: psycho killer, wilderness, murder, violence, torture, forest, backwoods, danger, punk rocker, knife, witch, stoner ...
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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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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre: 40th Anniversary (2014)
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Five youths on a weekend getaway fall prey to a depraved family of cannibals in Tobe Hooper's masterpiece of subversive horror, now featuring a 4k digital transfer and all-new surround sound mix supervised by the director.
Style: macabre, suspense, scary, rough, bleak ...
Plot: dead teenager, hitchhiker, massacre, fear, paranoia, psycho killer, murder, cannibalism, serial murder, violence, danger, road trip ...
Time: year 1973
Place: texas, usa
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 7.7
 7K
Cardinal (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Detective John Cardinal attempts to uncover the mystery of what happened to the missing 13-year-old girl whose body is discovered in the shaft-head of an abandoned mine. At the same time, he comes under investigation by his new partner, Lise ...
Style: enigmatic, disturbing, tense, suspense
Plot: homicide detective, murder investigation, police corruption, serial killer, murder mystery, psychopath, police detective, depression, police investigation, psycho killer, partners in crime, sadist ...
Place: canada, ontario canada
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I Am Not a Serial Killer (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Fifteen-year old John Cleaver is dangerous, and he knows it. He’s obsessed with serial killers, but really doesn’t want to become one. Terrible impulses constantly tempt him, so for his own sake, and the safety of those around, he lives by rigid ...
Style: atmospheric, suspense, psychotronic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, supernatural, psychopath, stalking, sociopath, teenager, murderer, serial murder, adolescence, fear, supernatural power ...
Place: minnesota, midwest
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The House That Jack Built (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
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, psychological, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, sadistic psychopath, cruelty, extreme violence, murder, violence, kidnapping, sadism, animal cruelty, psychopath as protagonist, deception ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: washington d.c.
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 5.3
 15K
Hangman (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A homicide detective teams up with a criminal profiler to catch a serial killer whose crimes are inspired by the children's game, Hangman.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, captivating, twist ending
Plot: homicide detective, forensics, serial killer, police investigation, psycho killer, police captain, clue, police detective, retirement, murder, police partner, police protagonist ...
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 5.0
 20K
Leatherface (2017)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young nurse is kidnapped by a group of violent teens who escape from a mental hospital and take her on the road trip from hell. Pursued by an equally deranged lawman out for revenge, one of the teens is destined for tragedy and horrors that will ...
Style: suspense, psychotronic, brutal, bleak, rough ...
Plot: violence, panic, sociopath, chainsaw, mask, murder, escape, mutilation, slasher killer, extreme violence, chainsaw murder, survival ...
Time: 1950s, year 1955, year 1965, 50s
Place: texas, southern usa
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 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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 5.8
 6K
Hell Night (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four college pledges are forced to spend the night in a deserted old mansion where they get killed off one by one by the monstrous surviving members of a family massacre years earlier for trespassing on their living grounds.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, college, slasher, psychopathic killer, gory, deadly, student life, abandoned house, stalking, college life, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
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August Underground's Mordum (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Two deranged friends bring along another guy to go on a random murder rampage. They kidnapped lesbian lovers, couples and they torture them in any way that the viewer can imagine. Your worst fears will come true in this shocking account of a killing ...
Style: bleak, realistic, scary, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: strong violent content, violence spree, strong sexual content, crimes, life is a bitch, murder, psychopath, friends, kidnapping, necrophilia, deadly, psycho killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
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 6.2
 23K
Trapped (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When their daughter is kidnapped by experienced nappers (Bacon and Love), the Jennings' (Theron and Townsend) turn the tables on this seemingly foolproof plan.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: asthma, kidnapping, asthma attack, ransom, child in peril, hostage, psychopath, crimes, parents and children, profanity, family relations, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, new orleans, san francisco
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My Bloody Valentine (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ten years ago, a tragedy changed the town of Harmony forever. Tom Hanniger, an inexperienced coal miner, caused an accident in the tunnels that trapped and killed five men and sent the only survivor, Harry Warden, into a permanent coma. But Harry ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychotronic, brutal, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, miner, characters killed one by one, serial murder, serial killer, mine, survival, psychopath, strong violent content, small town, death, slasher killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.3
 3K
Switch (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Montreal, the unemployed fashion designer Sophie Malaterre is shown a website, switch.com, where it is possible to switch houses with a stranger for vacation. Sophie seeks an apartment in Paris nearby the Eiffel Tower that belongs to Bénédicte ...
Style: mind bending, exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: mistaken identity, murder, chase, investigation, on the run, crimes, police investigation, woman in danger, false accusation, cons and scams, life is a bitch, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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