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 serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough and suspense films and TV shows about / with psycho killer, murder, psychopath, serial killer, crimes, violence, blood, deadly, danger and slasher plots mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres shot in USA, Italy, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as psycho killer: Killing Eve (2018), Cargo 200 (2007), Absurd (1981), The Halfway House (2004), The Burning (1981), Pledge Night (1990), Death of the Jackal (1984), Return to Sleepaway Camp (2008), Don't Answer the Phone! (1980), Blue Eyes of the Broken Doll (1974).
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When They Cry (2006)
Animation, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Japan
24 min.
 8.1
Almost Human (1974)
Action, Crime, Thriller
Italy
99 min.
 7.4
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Summer of '84 (2018)
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Canada, USA
105 min.
 6.7
The Terror (2018)
Adventure, Drama, History, Horror, Thriller
USA
60 min.
 8.1

List of psycho killer movies

 8.3
 22K
Killing Eve (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 43 min.
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: tense, exciting, suspense, dark humor
Plot: psycho killer, strong female character, investigation, odd couple, peril, woman with a gun, killings, crime, workplace situations, female protagonist, violence, blood ...
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 7.1
 6K
Cargo 200 (2007)
Genre: 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, suspenseful, based on true events ...
Plot: sexual abuse, kidnapping, murder, sexual perversion, hostages, crimes, rape, isolation, woman in danger, sadism, kidnapped girl, teenage rape ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984
Place: russia, afghanistan
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 5.4
 2K
Absurd (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man has been driven insane by church-sanctioned scientific experimentation which also causes him to be nearly impossible to kill. He is pursued to America by a priest where he embarks upon a killing spree while the priest tries to hunt him down ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, suspense
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, psycho killer, monster, death, sadism, priest, cannibal, slasher, gory, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: human sacrifice, psycho killer, missing girl, evil nun, sex, lesbian sex, investigation, voyeurism, good versus evil, gory, clergy, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.5
 13K
The Burning (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A caretaker at a summer camp is burned when a prank goes tragically wrong. After several years of intensive treatment at hospital, he is released back into society, albeit missing some social skills. What follows is a bloody killing spree with the ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, sadistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: slasher, murder, summer camp, camp, slasher killer, hospital, serial killer, revenge, psycho killer, extreme violence, campfire story, maniac ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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 4.6
 369
Pledge Night (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In order to become a member of a fraternity, the applicants have to go through initiation rituals to show their loyalty. Way back in the 1960s, someone played a nasty trick on the student Sidney Scheider: He had to take a bath in a tub filled with ...
Plot: supernatural, fraternity, acid, psycho killer, slasher, prank, ghost, blindfolded, taking off shirt, back from the dead, egg, maniac ...
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Death of the Jackal (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A psycho-killer is on the loose targeting only young women. Grisly deaths pile up, one after another. The real problem is not finding out who he is, but instead, how to stop him.
Plot: psycho killer, dog attack, doberman, murder, slasher, abandoned ship
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Return to Sleepaway Camp (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, dark humor, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, slasher, murder, camp, forest, barbed wire, bully, psycho killer, psychopath, burned alive, amateur detective, wilderness ...
Time: 80s, 2000s
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Don't Answer the Phone! (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A deeply disturbed photographer and Vietnam veteran, named Kirk Smith, terrorizes Los Angeles by going around strangling lingerie-clad young women in their homes while taunting Lindsay Gale, a young psychologist, by calling her on a radio call-in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, psychopath, knife murder, psychologist, prostitute, photographer, rape, sadism, shooting, maniac, psycho killer ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, vietnam, los angeles, california
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Blue Eyes of the Broken Doll (1974)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-convict, troubled by dreams that he strangles women, is hired as the caretaker on an estate owned by three very strange sisters. Soon after his arrival, a serial killer begins slaughtering blonde, blue-eyed women - and leaving their eyeballs ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, mind bending
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, masked killer, hypnosis, psycho killer, rapist, water, sadism, violence, danger, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, spain, france
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Watch Me When I Kill (1977)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A pharmacist is murdered, and a woman happens to see the culprit leave the scene. She soon finds herself being stalked by the killer.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, mystery killer, serial killer, psycho killer, holocaust survivor, danger, psychopath, nightclub, crime, gory, chemist, whodunit ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, europe
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 5.9
 2K
Blood Rage (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In 1974, Terry commits a murder and pins it on his twin brother, Todd. Ten years later, Todd escapes from a mental institution on the same day as Terry’s murderous instincts resurface.
Style: sadistic
Plot: slasher killer, thanksgiving, machete, evil twin, framed for murder, serial killer, insanity, decapitation, psychopath, murder, revenge, slasher ...
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Don't Torture a Duckling (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A reporter and a promiscuous young woman try to solve a series of child killings in a remote southern Italian town that's rife with superstition and distrust of outsiders.
Style: rough, serious, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, village, psycho killer, psychopathic killer, police, violence, prison, dog, reporter, sadist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, southern italy, milan italy
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 7.4
 2K
Almost Human (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A psychotic small-time criminal realizes that the everyday robberies, rapes and murders he commits aren't profitable enough, so he figures to hit the big time by kidnapping the daughter of a rich man.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, rape, slasher, psycho killer, serial rapist, serial killer, violence, sex, robbery, psychopath, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, nightmare, ritual, serial killer, fraternity, maniac, psycho killer, escaped mental patient, sorority, violence, slasher ...
Time: 80s
Place: campus
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When They Cry (2006)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: After moving into the quiet town of Hinamizawa, Maebara Keiichi spends his days blissfully in school often playing games with his local friends. However, appearances can be deceiving. One fateful day, Keiichi stumbles upon news of a murder that had ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: psychic, village, danger, murder, torture, fear, psychopath, under the surface, harem, bloodbath, baseball bat, psycho ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: japan, dungeon, asia
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 6.5
 6K
Amsterdamned (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A mysterious diver hiding in Amsterdam's canal system embarks on a rampage of gruesome murders, terrifying city officials and leaving few clues for the city's best detective, who doesn't suspect that both his new girlfriend and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mystery killer, serial killer, psycho killer, slasher, murder, psychopath, boat chase, motorcycle chase, police investigation, crime, investigation, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, amsterdam, holland, netherlands
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The Silence of the Hams (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The federal agent Joe Dee Foster is currently investigating a serial killer, helped by doctor Animal who is isolated in a maximum security jail.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, parody, special agents, psycho killer, pizza, fbi, who done it, crime, police investigation, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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Cohen and Tate (1988)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A boy kidnapped by two mismatched hitmen puts them at each other's throats while being driven to their employers, possibly to be killed. Cohen, an older professional becomes increasingly irritated with his partner Tate, a brutish killer, when ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, witness protection, psychopath, hitman, police investigation, gangsters, assassin, psycho killer, hostages, special agents, crime, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas
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 4.4
 100
Psycho Game (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Chile, Spain
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Javier (Javier Martin) is Spanish and is married to Laura, who is Chilean (Maria Elena Swett). They have a six year old son, living in Chile and enjoy a prosperous economic position. The three are, at last, on vacation in Spain, because Laura seems ...
Plot: psycho killer, kidnapper, blackmail, video, beach, knife, rape, female nudity
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The Girl in Room 2A (1974)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A sadistic killer cult kidnaps and sacrifices beautiful women. A young girl, just paroled from prison, moves into a strange house and appears to be the cult's next victim.
Style: sadistic
Plot: murder, kidnapping, psycho killer, sadism, ghost, stabbed in the stomach, violence, blood, female nudity, women's prison, severed head, cult ...
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 5.9
 24K
Cry_Wolf (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eight unsuspecting high school seniors at a posh boarding school, who delight themselves on playing games of lies, come face-to-face with terror and learn that nobody believes a liar - even when they're telling the truth.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, high school life, youth, school, rumor, student, friendship, chase, high school, femme fatale ...
Time: contemporary
Place: virginia
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 2.0
 181
Laser Moon (1993)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A radio DJ helps two police detectives hunt down a serial killer who kills women using a surgical laser instrument during every full moon and whom makes taunting phone calls the radio station.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, murder, laser, police detective, stripper, full moon, radio dj, taunting, psycho killer, disc jockey, divorce, female nudity ...
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 4.4
 256
Angel (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Angel, a woman who was horribly abused by her grandmother as a little girl and institutionalized after killing her, embarks on a killing spree as an adult. Though sentenced for the rest of her life to an insane asylum, Angel was released due to ...
Plot: psycho, clown, serial killer, amusement park, clown makeup, psycho killer, violence, murder, child abuse, death, police, politics ...
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 6.8
 11K
The Stepfather (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A seemingly mild mannered man -- who has just murdered his entire family -- quickly adopts a new identity and leaves town. After building a new relationship with a widow and her teenage daughter, he struggles to hide his true identity and maintain a ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, family relations, shower, murder of family, dysfunctional family, real estate agent, teenager, widow, psycho, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, new jersey
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In Their Skin (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A couple and their young son retreat to their woodland vacation home, only to face sinister neighbors who intend to kill them and steal their identities.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: survival, family in danger, home invasion, countryside, danger, vacation, stranger, psycho killer, suburbs, dealing with death, couple relations, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.1
 1K
Grandmaster (2012)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chandrashekhar lives alone in a dark and violent city. Even with crime occurring all around him, he withdraws from all responsibility and lives quietly. Soon, change is forced upon him in order to catch a serial killer. Like a grandmaster who ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, investigation, police officer, psycho killer, shooting, death, doctor, father, crimes, urban, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
Is relevant ?
 4.1
 269
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: rough, serious, realistic, sexy, disturbing ...
Plot: gory, strong sexual content, woman in danger, psychopath, estate, psycho killer, crimes, deadly, mystery, amateur detective, dangerous attraction, captivity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
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Stepfather II (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "Stepfather" Jerry Blake escapes an insane asylum and winds up in another town, this time impersonating a marriage counselor. With a future wife and new stepson who love him, Blake eliminates anyone who stands in his way to building the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, maniac, dentist, wedding, psychopath, violence, hospital, gory, domestic disturbance, mental institution, psycho killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, portland oregon
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 4.4
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, college, crimes, psycho killer, danger, deadly, youth, serial killer, twins, siblings relations, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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