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, suspenseful, rough, disturbing and suspense films and TV shows about / with mass murder, murder, blood, deadly, death, violence, serial killer, brutality, shot to death and revenge plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, Japan, 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), 22 July (2018), Amish Grace (2010), Shiki (2010), Beautiful Boy (2010), We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011), Immoral Tales (1973), Polytechnique (2009).

List of mass murder movies

Natural Born Killers (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.
Style: controversial, sadistic, atmospheric, brutal, cult film ...
Plot: dark humor, violence, mass murder, serial killer, psychopath, murderous pair, sadism, violence spree, criminal heroes, insanity, cruelty, hallucination ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, tokyo, nevada, paris france, new mexico ...
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God Bless America (2011)
Genre: 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, talky, humorous, semi serious, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: killing spree, mass murder, dark humor, society, stupidity, female killer, rage, satire, life is a bitch, partners, media, anti heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, new jersey
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 7.2
 88K
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, bleak, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school shooting, mass murder, teacher, atrocity, violence spree, classmate, school, student, massacre, suicide, bomb, classroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, portland oregon, california
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 6.8
 31K
22 July (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Norway, Iceland, 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: based on true events, suspense, rough, suspenseful
Plot: mass murder, tragedy, court, trial, survivor, bomb, terrorist, cruelty, criminal, media frenzy, shooting, female lawyer ...
Time: year 2011, 2010s, 21st century
Place: norway, oslo norway, eastern europe
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 7.1
 2K
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, psychological, disturbing, rough, emotional ...
Plot: amish, mass murder, murder, hitman, family problems, family relations, hopes, deadly, dealing with death, introspection, death in the family, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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 7.7
 3K
Shiki (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, imaginary, murder, danger, insanity, deadly, violence, desperation, mass murder, panic, good versus evil ...
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: bleak, emotional, realistic, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: grief, mass murder, murder, college, death, haunted by the past, family problems, couples, death in the family, school shooting, couple relations, parenting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: psychological, disturbing, bleak, tense, depressing ...
Plot: psychopath, mother son relationship, antisocial behavior, school shooting, sociopath, evil child, depression, parents and children, family problems, family relations, estrangement, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, connecticut, new york
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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, anthology, serious, sexy ...
Plot: incest, sex with brother, mass murder, loss of virginity, father daughter incest, incestuous sex, beach, sexual relations, youth, lifestyle, looking for sex, couple relations ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century, 15th century, middle ages, renaissance
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 7.2
 14K
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, gloomy
Plot: school shooting, murder, school, atrocity, psychopath, mass murder, survivor, student, misogynist, hostage, interview, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: canada, montreal, quebec, montreal quebec
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Fall of the Innocent (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, serious, emotional, bleak
Plot: nazi occupation, assassination, world war two, holocaust, mass murder, political repression, life is a bitch, wartime life, heroic mission, war, against humanity, deadly ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: czechoslovakia, czech republic, prague
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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: rough, disturbing, bleak, epic, tense ...
Plot: sino japanese war, sexual abuse, japanese army, war crime, massacre, atrocity, life is a bitch, mass murder, military, invasion, dehumanization, war atrocity ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1937, year 1938
Place: china, asia, shanghai, shanghai china
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Jeepers Creepers (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A college-age brother and sister get more than they bargained for on their road trip home from spring break. When the bickering siblings witness a creepy truck driver tossing body bags into a sewer near an abandoned church, they investigate. Bad ...
Style: scary, slasher, macabre, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, supernatural, death, chase, gory, deadly, scarecrow, mass murder, survival, strong violent content, danger, cross country trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida
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Helter Skelter (2004)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A new take on the Manson Family murders, with a keen focus on Charles Manson himself.
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, mass murder, investigation, robbery, religions or cults, law enforcement, journalism, crimes, deadly, leadership, legends and myths ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: los angeles
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 7.8
 69K
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: rough, road movie, stylized, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: on the road, serial killer, mass murder, violence spree, lovers on the run, notoriety, wasteland, on the run, killing spree, crimes, crime, runaway ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 70s
Place: south dakota, usa, montana, wyoming
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 6.0
 10K
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: truck, survival, desert, mass murder, mexican, u.s. mexico border, human prey, mexican border, illegal immigrant, racist, wilderness, running for your life ...
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Death Note Relight 1: Visions of a God (2007)
Genre: Animation, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Yagami Light is an ace student with great prospects, who's bored out of his mind. One day he finds the "Death Note": a notebook from the realm of the Death Gods, with the power to kill people in any way he desires. With the Death Note ...
Style: psychological thriller, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, touching
Plot: death, mass murder, danger, murder, fear, tragic hero, notebook, supernatural ability, dark past, conspiracy, apple
Place: japan
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 7.2
 45K
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: stalking, hitchhiker, desert, serial killer, chase, gas station, psychopath, frame up, paranoia, danger, mass murder, gunfight ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, california
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 5.2
 4K
Lake Bodom (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland, New Zealand, Estonia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Every camper’s worst nightmare came true at Lake Bodom in 1960 when four teenagers were stabbed to death while sleeping in their tent. As the years passed and the case grew cold, the unsolved mystery turned into an urban legend, a creepy campfire ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, suspense, bleak
Plot: murder, tourist, forest, mass murder, lake, teenager, stabbed to death, camping, knife, volvo, tent, sleeping bag ...
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All the Boys Love Mandy Lane (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Beautiful Mandy Lane isn't a party girl but, when classmate Chloe invites the Texas high school student to a bash in the countryside, she reluctantly accepts. After hitching a ride with a vaguely scary older man, the teens arrive at their ...
Style: sexy, scary, serious, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage life, serial killer, youth, murder, high school, psychopath, mystery killer, virginity, crimes, danger, beauty, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: texas, usa
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 4.5
 48
Murder101 (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With a passion for solving crime, fueled by the unsolved murder of her father’s death at the hands of a mass murderer days before she was born, law student Fiona Reid sets about the task of catching a mass murderer.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, law student, law enforcement, police investigation, woman in danger, teachers and students, college, campus, amateur detective, danger, deadly, student life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.3
 17K
Surveillance (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An FBI agent tracks a serial killer with the help of three of his would-be victims - all of whom have wildly different stories to tell.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, sadism, police station, fbi, surveillance, hidden identity, police corruption, dishonesty, mass murder, masked man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, nebraska
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3000 Miles to Graceland (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: It was an ingenious enough plan: rob the Riviera Casino's count room during an Elvis impersonator convention. But Thomas Murphy decided to keep all the money for himself and shot all his partners, including recently-freed ex-con Michael Zane. ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, heist, crime, crimes, cons and scams, robbery, court, trial, disguise, criminal heroes, gang, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chrissie and her friends set out on a road trip for a final fling before one is shipped off to Vietnam. Along the way, bikers harass the foursome and cause an accident that throws Chrissie from the vehicle. The lawman who arrives on the scene kills ...
Style: slasher, realistic, scary, suspenseful, mad ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, violence, cruelty, cannibalism, torture, murder, cannibal, gory, severed foot, sadism, slasher killer ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 14K
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, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: survival horror, distopia, murder, brutality, social injustice, mass murder, masked killer, serial murder, terrorism, threat, serial killer, gunfight ...
Time: near future
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 6.1
 47K
The Collection (2012)
Genre: 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, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: trap, serial killer, gory, escape, sadistic horror, survival horror, serial murder, mercenary, gore, crimes, masked killer, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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Reincarnation (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Japanese actress begins having strange visions and experiences after landing a role in a horror film about a real-life murder spree that took place over forty years ago.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, mental institution, ghost, small town, reincarnation, haunted by the past, danger, grudge, gory, vengeance, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, year 1970
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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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, rough, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, post apocalypse, survival, virus, chaos and mayhem, plague, zombie outbreak, death, siege, shopping mall ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin, midwest
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This Is Personal: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: This is a dramatisation of the real-life investigation into the notorious Yorkshire Ripper murders of the late 1970s, showing the effect that it had on the health and career of Assistant Chief Constable George Oldfield who led the enquiry.
Style: realistic, exciting, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: police, serial killer, murder investigation, true crime, mass murder, murder, rape
Time: 70s
Place: yorkshire
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 64
Imortal (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Philippines
TV show
Story: 300 years ago, a group of powerful clan came to this island. They were known as vampires or blood drinkers. They quickly grew in numbers and their violence increased. Unknown to them another powerful clan lived in the island, the werewolves. Sensing ...
Style: gothic, captivating, serious, exciting, epic ...
Plot: one against many, femme fatale, opposites attract, murder, prophecy, epic battle, revenge, supernatural power, werewolf, love, betrayal, love triangle ...
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