Mass murder movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant mass murder movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, disturbing, suspense, rough and weird films and TV shows about / with mass murder, murder, death, violence, blood, brutality, serial killer, deadly, massacre and crimes plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and History genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as mass murder: Natural Born Killers (1994), God Bless America (2011), Elephant (2003), We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011), Come and See (1985), Amish Grace (2010), 22 July (2018), Immoral Tales (1973), Shiki (2010), Beautiful Boy (2010).

List of mass murder movies

Natural Born Killers (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.
Style: atmospheric, brutal, sadistic, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, dark humor, psychopath, mass murder, sadism, murderous pair, crimes, criminal heroes, insanity, psycho, satire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: nevada, arizona, new mexico, paris france, london ...
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God Bless America (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Fed up with the cruelty and stupidity of American culture, an unlikely duo goes on a killing spree, killing reality TV stars, bigots and others they find repugnant in this black comedy.
Style: cynical, thought provoking, talky, funny, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: killing spree, mass murder, dark humor, vigilante, female killer, satire, stupidity, serial killer, society, rage, media, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: new jersey, usa
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Elephant (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Several ordinary high school students go through their daily routine as two others prepare for something more malevolent. The film chronicles the events surrounding a school shooting.
Style: disturbing, art house, realistic, bleak, psychological ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: school shooting, violence, mass murder, teenager, school, teacher, serial killer, youth, student, classmate, bullying, atrocity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, portland oregon
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We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.
Style: disturbing, psychological, depressing, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: psychopath, evil child, mother son relationship, school shooting, depression, sociopath, guilt, mental illness, antisocial behavior, prison visit, family problems, mass murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: connecticut, usa, new york
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Come and See (1985)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family's wishes. There he meets a girl, Glasha, who accompanies him back to his village. On ...
Style: bleak, rough, harsh, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: world war two, genocide, atrocity, brutality, war crime, against humanity, mass murder, war, teenage girl, occupation, great patriotic war, holocaust ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
Place: russia, ussr, poland, germany, europe
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Amish Grace (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a gunman killed five Amish children and injured five others in a Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania schoolhouse shooting in October of 2006, the world media attention rapidly turned from the tragic events to the extraordinary forgiveness demonstrated ...
Style: serious, disturbing, psychological, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: amish, mass murder, murder, family problems, family relations, hopes, religions or cults, death in the family, introspection, dealing with death, forgiveness, faith ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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22 July (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In Norway on 22 July 2011, right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik murdered 77 young people attending a Labour Party Youth Camp on Utöya Island outside of Oslo. This three-part story will focus on the survivors of the attacks, the political ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, rough, disturbing
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, mass murder, tragedy, car bomb, island, court, bomb, cruelty, female judge, media frenzy, female lawyer ...
Time: 2010s, year 2011, 21st century
Place: norway, oslo norway, europe, eastern europe
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Immoral Tales (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Four erotic tales from in various historical eras. The first, 'The Tide', is set in the present day, and concerns a student and his young female cousin stranded on the beach by the tide, secluded from prying eyes. 'Therese ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: erotica, incest, incestuous sex, sex with brother, mass murder, sex scene, female masturbation, father daughter incest, sex with sister, voyeurism, voyeur, surrealism ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 19th century, 15th century
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Shiki (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: Sotobamura is a small village with around 1300 residents; so small the village isn't even connected to a single highway. An isolated village in which old customs, such as the burial of the dead, are still practiced. One day, the bodies of three ...
Style: dark fantasy, scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, murder, insanity, desperation, mass murder, good versus evil, panic, mysterious death, fear, paranormal phenomena, life after death ...
Place: japan, asia
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Beautiful Boy (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A married couple on the verge of separation are leveled by the news their 18-year-old son committed a mass shooting at his college, then took his own life.
Style: realistic, bleak, emotional, psychological, social ...
Plot: grief, mass murder, school shooting, murder, college, death, haunted by the past, family problems, couples, parenting, teen suicide, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Tag (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Female highs school students, including Mitsuko, Keiko and Izumi, become the targets of ghosts with various appearances including a groom with a pig's face and female teacher with a machine gun.
Style: enigmatic, surreal, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: japanese schoolgirl, mass murder, massacre, japanese girl, girl, school shooting, murder, surrealism, death, crimes, friendship, wedding ...
Time: 21st century
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, gothic horror, gloomy, dark ...
Plot: serial killer, dark humor, goth, barbershop, insanity, social injustice, judge, villain, vengeance, loss of loved one, revenge, cannibalism ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 18th century, 1850s
Place: england, london, europe
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The Butcher of Prague (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 126 min.
Story: With the Nazi takeover of Europe underway, the Reich Protector Reinhard Heydrich arrives in Prague and his underlings begin enforcing his authority in the towns and villages across the occupied country. In Lidice, the film's main protagonist, ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, emotional, serious, bleak
Plot: nazi occupation, world war two, mass murder, holocaust, political repression, life is a bitch, wartime life, heroic mission, social relations, against humanity, war, genocide ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, 20th century
Place: czechoslovakia, czech republic, prague
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Desierto (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of Mexican emigrants attempts to cross the Mexican-US border. What begins as a hopeful journey becomes a harrowing, bloody and primal fight for survival when a deranged, rifle-toting vigilante and his loyal Belgian Malinois dog chase the ...
Style: philosophical, psychological, rough, touching
Plot: desert, survival, truck, mexican, running for your life, human prey, mass murder, mexican border, u.s. mexico border, illegal immigrant, psychopath, characters killed one by one ...
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Polytechnique (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A dramatization of the Montreal Massacre of 1989 where several female engineering students were murdered by an unstable misogynist.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, atmospheric, art house ...
Plot: school shooting, school, crimes, murder, psychopath, atrocity, misogynist, hostage, mass murder, serial killer, woman in danger, confined ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: canada, quebec, montreal
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Waltz with Bashir (2008)
Genre: Documentary, Animation, Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, War
Country: Israel, France, Germany, USA, Finland, Switzerland, Belgium, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Much awarded animated documentary, in which director and Israeli army veteran Ari Folman interviews friends and former soldiers about their memories of the 1982 Lebanon war and especially the Sabra and Shatila massacre in Beirut. The usage on ...
Style: rough, disturbing, adult animation, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: politics, war, memory loss, haunted by the past, jewish, nightmare, guilt, mass murder, catastrophe, soldier, army, genocide ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 80s, contemporary
Place: israel, lebanon, middle east, beirut lebanon, palestine
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Sorority House Massacre (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A little girl's brother kills the whole family but her (she escapes by hiding in the basement). He is committed, and she grows up with a new family, eventually going to college, where she joins a sorority. Due to a memory block, she ...
Style: slasher, sexy, scary, suspenseful, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, college, escaped mental patient, mass murder, female nudity, college student, repressed memory, massacre, teenager, sorority, murder, mental institution ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
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The Killing Fields (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The Killing Fields tells the real-life story of a friendship between two journalists, an American and a Cambodian, during the bloody Khmer Rouge takeover of Cambodia in 1975, which led to the death of 2-3 million Cambodians during the next four ...
Style: rough, disturbing, emotional, tense, political ...
Plot: genocide, journalism, vietnam war, photographer, war, communism, violence, brutality, khmer rouge, friendship, anti war, escape attempt ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, year 1984
Place: cambodia, vietnam, iraq, asia, new york
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Katyn (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An examination of the Soviet slaughter of thousands of Polish officers and citizens in the Katyn forest in 1940.
Style: disturbing, sentimental, heartbreaking, realistic, sad ...
Plot: world war two, war, war crime, survival, nazism, polish history, murder, idealism, courage, ethnic conflict, prisoner of war camp, manipulation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1940
Place: poland, russia, germany, east germany, eastern europe ...
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The Devil's Rejects (2005)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Western
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The sequel to House of 1000 Corpses – the Firefly family are ambushed at their isolated home by Sheriff Wydell and a squad of armed men guns blazing – yet only Otis and his sister, Baby, manage to escape the barrage of bullets unharmed. Hiding ...
Style: scary, slasher, psychological, disturbing, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, torture, brutality, psychopath, killer clown, sadism, sheriff, humiliation, murder, insanity, kidnapping, revenge ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
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Black Christmas (1974)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sorority house is terrorized by a stranger who makes frightening phone calls and then murders the sorority sisters during Christmas break.
Style: slasher, suspense, scary, sexy, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, serial killer, holiday, murder, sorority, serial murder, violence, mental illness, prank telephone call, psycho killer, mysterious man, holiday horror ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: canada
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The Collection (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Arkin escapes with his life from the vicious grips of "The Collector" during an entrapment party where he adds beautiful Elena to his "Collection." Instead of recovering from the trauma, Arkin is suddenly abducted from the ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, disturbing, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, trap, sadistic horror, escape, survival horror, kidnapping, survival, monster, torture, mercenary, serial murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA, Canada, Japan, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of surviving people take refuge in a shopping center after the world has been over taken over by aggressive, flesh-eating zombies. A remake of the 1978 zombie film of the same name.
Style: scary, suspense, macabre, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, zombie apocalypse, virus, plague, living dead, survival horror, walking dead, zombie outbreak, siege ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2003
Place: wisconsin, usa, midwest
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The Promise (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, a love triangle develops between Mikael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated artist Ana, and Chris, a renowned American journalist based in Paris.
Style: factual, heartbreaking, suspenseful, sentimental, rough ...
Plot: armenian genocide, love triangle, world war one, genocide, mass murder, journalist, wedding, orphanage, medical student, belly dancer, medical school, tragic love ...
Time: 1910s
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey
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The Cut (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Mystery, War
Country: Germany, France, Italy, Russia, Poland, Canada, Turkey, Jordan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 1915 a man survives the Armenian genocide in the Ottoman Empire, but loses his family, speech and faith. One night he learns that his twin daughters may be alive, and goes on a quest to find them.
Style: tense, exciting, suspense, captivating, factual ...
Plot: armenian genocide, genocide, world war one, diaspora, refugee, deportation, mute, desert, turkish history, mass murder, odyssey, charlie chaplin ...
Time: year 1915
Place: ottoman empire, armenia, turkey, north dakota
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Sleepaway Camp (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Slightly disturbed and painfully shy Angela Baker is sent away to summer camp with her cousin. Not long after Angela's arrival, things start to go horribly wrong for anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions.
Style: slasher, scary, disturbing, surprise ending, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, murder, serial killer, youth, psychopath, violence, brutality, rivalry, teenage girl, teenage life, mental illness, bullying ...
Time: 80s
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Papicha (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Algiers, 1997. The country is in the hands of terrorist groups, seeking to establish an Islamic and archaic state. Women are particularly affected and oppressed by primitive diktas, who seek to take control of their bodies and control their passage ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: violence against women, hijab, muslim girl, sea, female protagonist, mass murder, attempted rape, teenage girl, friendship, islamic terrorism, arranged marriage, fashion show ...
Time: 90s
Place: algeria
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Helter Skelter (2004)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A new take on the Manson Family murders, with a keen focus on Charles Manson himself.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, robbery, investigation, religions or cults, journalism, law enforcement, district attorney, legends and myths, obsession, leadership ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: los angeles
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Badlands (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dramatization of the Starkweather-Fugate killing spree of the 1950s, in which a teenage girl and her twenty-something boyfriend slaughtered her entire family and several others in the Dakota badlands.
Style: road movie, rough, art house, surreal, dark ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: serial killer, killing spree, on the run, crimes, lovers on the run, father daughter relationship, first sex, psychology, mass murder, runaway, on the road, violence spree ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 20th century
Place: south dakota, usa, montana, wyoming
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City of Life and Death (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 133 min.
Story: City of Life and Death takes place in 1937, during the height of the Second Sino-Japanese War. The Imperial Japanese Army has just captured the then-capital of the Republic of China, Nanjing. What followed was known as the Nanking Massacre, or the ...
Style: disturbing, rough, bleak, epic, captivating ...
Plot: sino japanese war, sexual abuse, world war two, japanese army, war crime, war atrocity, atrocity, life is a bitch, japanese occupation of china, japanese occupation, mass murder, massacre ...
Time: 1930s, year 1938, 20th century, year 1937
Place: china, asia, shanghai
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