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 suspenseful, suspense, serious, tense, rough and slasher films and TV shows about / with psycho killer, murder, psychopath, blood, violence, death, serial killer, crimes, danger and gore plots mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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psycho killer movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as psycho killer: Killing Eve (2018), Cargo 200 (2007), Leatherface (2017), Bad Samaritan (2018), Summer of 84 (2018), The Torturer (2005), The Halfway House (2004), The Postcard Killings (2020), Return to Sleepaway Camp (2008), Basic Instinct (1992).

List of psycho killer movies

 8.2
 111K
Killing Eve (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
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, suspense, captivating
Plot: female assassin, female protagonist, psycho killer, strong female character, violence, psychopath, investigation, killings, peril, lgbt, obsession, odd couple ...
Place: europe, london
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 7.1
 9K
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, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: sexual perversion, kidnapping, sexual abuse, murder, sadism, rape victim, psycho killer, teenage rape, hostage, rape, maniac, sadistic psychopath ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1984
Place: ussr, afghanistan, russia
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 5.0
 23K
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, slasher, brutal, bleak ...
Plot: psycho killer, panic, mutilation, chainsaw, chainsaw murder, sociopath, cannibalism, murder, escape, violence, sadist, insanity ...
Time: year 1955, year 1965, 50s
Place: texas, southern usa
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 6.4
 23K
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, suspense, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, obsession, investigation, psychopath, psycho killer, home invasion, sadist, sadism, held captive, maniac, captive ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, portland oregon
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 6.7
 39K
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, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: group of friends, murder, murder mystery, serial killer, child killer, murder suspect, basement, friendship, teenage boy, neighbor, child protagonist, surveillance ...
Time: year 1984, 80s
Place: oregon, usa
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 3.9
 339
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, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: sadistic horror, psycho killer, psychopath, confined, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, missing person, murder investigation, strong sexual content, estate, strong violent content, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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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: realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, slasher ...
Plot: psycho killer, investigation, voyeurism, human sacrifice, confined, supernatural, woman in danger, crimes, deadly creature, clergy, sexual abuse, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Postcard Killings (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Germany
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, emotional ...
Plot: serial killer, homicide detective, psycho killer, incest, murder investigation, ex husband ex wife relationship, murder of daughter, police investigation, honeymoon, police protagonist, brother sister relationship, homicidal maniac ...
Place: stockholm sweden, munich germany, madrid, london, brussels ...
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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: slasher, suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psycho killer, camp, bully, psychopath, summer camp, burned alive, who done it, investigation, teenage life, obsession, mind game ...
Time: 80s, 2000s
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 7.0
 196K
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, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: femme fatale, hot and sexy, sexual relations, murder, sex, dangerous attraction, seduction, strong sexual content, sexual tension, police investigation, obsession, manipulation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1992
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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 8.4
 1.2M
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: atmospheric, bleak, suspense, thought provoking, cynical ...
Plot: mental illness, psycho, insanity, villain, social decay, psychological trauma, social problems, mental patient, character change, bad attitude, evil clown, loneliness ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, year 1981, 20th century
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 6.3
 61K
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: surprise ending, scary, suspenseful, twist ending, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, profiler, mind game, island, trap, investigation, dishonesty, psycho killer, confined, bad guy, sadistic psychopath, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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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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 5.0
 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, slasher, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: phobia, psycho killer, boogeyman, supernatural ability, crimes, legends and myths, nightmare, mental institution, bad dream, psychotherapy, group therapy, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 2000s
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 5.2
 17K
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, captivating, suspenseful, psychological, twist ending
Plot: homicide detective, forensics, psycho killer, game of death, clue, serial killer, police investigation, police partner, murder, police protagonist, retirement, police captain ...
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Joy Ride 3: Road Kill (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rusty Nail is back on the road again looking to punish injustice at every turn - and this time it's with a group of hotheaded street racers on their way to the Road Rally 1000. As they drive through a desolate shortcut on the way to the race, ...
Style: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil wins, truck driver, psychopath, psycho killer, mentally unstable, graphic violence, sadistic horror, on the run, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), characters murdered one by one, killing spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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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 5.6
 7K
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, slasher, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, college, psycho killer, abandoned house, student life, stalking, college life, serial killer, psychopath, prank, brutality ...
Time: 80s
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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: serious, exciting, mind bending, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: mistaken identity, psycho killer, chase, murder, investigation, crimes, police investigation, on the run, false accusation, cons and scams, woman in danger, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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 4.2
 4K
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: slasher, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psycho killer, serial killer, woman in danger, teenage life, youth, crimes, college, murder, twins, siblings relations, stoners, forest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Open 24 Hours (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After setting her serial killer boyfriend on fire, a paranoid delusional woman gets a job at an all-night gas station. The isolation triggers her anxiety and hallucinations, with devastatingly gory results.
Style: slasher
Plot: psycho killer, serial killer, murder, hallucination, obsessive love, mental illness, paranoid, paranoia, brutality, immolation, revenge, fire ...
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Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA, Germany, Bulgaria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of people find themselves trapped in the backwoods of West Virginia, fighting for their lives against a group of vicious and horribly disfigured inbred cannibals.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cannibal, hillbilly, forest, lost in the woods, supernatural, mutant, chase, survival, psycho killer, sheriff, cannibalism, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: west virginia, usa
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 6.5
 16K
The Purge (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Set in a dystopian America ruled by a totalitarian political party, the series follows several seemingly unrelated characters living in a small city. Tying them all together is a mysterious savior who’s impeccably equipped for everything the night ...
Style: brutal, tense, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: distopia, survival horror, psycho killer, murder, mass murder, social injustice, brutality, masked killer, serial killer, threat, terrorism, serial murder ...
Time: near future
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 6.2
 72K
Wolf Creek (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Stranded backpackers in remote Australia fall prey to a murderous bushman who offers to fix their car, then takes them captive
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, macabre, rough ...
Plot: sadistic horror, sadistic killer, outback, psychopath, massacre, on the road, psycho killer, tourist, torture, mercilessness, friendship, sex maniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1999
Place: australia, sydney australia, texas
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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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, sexy, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ritual, murder, psychopath, prank, serial killer, psycho killer, fraternity, sorority, supernatural, haunted by the past, student life, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
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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 ...
Style: macabre, grotesque
Plot: psycho killer, maniac, serial killer, evil, brutality, death, murder, violence, torture, sadism, home invasion, christmas ...
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 7.2
 47K
The Hitcher (1986)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young man who escaped the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked, framed for the hitcher's crimes, and has his life made into hell by the same man he escaped.
Style: road movie, psychological, suspenseful, slasher, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, hitchhiker, stalking, serial killer, chase, gas station, psychopath, highway, frame up, rain, psycho killer, paranoia ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, california
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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, psycho killer, murderer, supernatural, psychopath, stalking, sociopath, teenager, adolescence, fear, serial murder ...
Place: minnesota, midwest
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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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 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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