French TV series about maniacs

List of the best French TV series about maniacs, selected by visitors to our site: The Mantis, Mindhunter, Hannibal, The Method, YOU, The Following, Mr. Mercedes, American Horror Story, Dexter, Ripper Street.

In the top there are new series of 2022, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration00:29
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Police, Criminals, Strong women
PlotInvestigation
PlacePrison
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

Jeanne Deber, known as "La Mante", the famous serial murderer who terrorized France more than 20 years ago, is forced by the police to come out of isolation to track down her copycat. She agrees to collaborate on one condition: to have only one interlocutor, Damien Carrot, her son, who became a cop because of the crimes of his mother, and who refuses all contact with her since her arrest.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Hackers, Lesbians, Psychologists
PlotInvestigation, FBI
PlacePrison
StyleAtmospheric

An agent in the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit develops profiling techniques as he pursues notorious serial killers and rapists.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Special agents, Cannibals, Psychiatrists
PlotFBI, Death, Deception
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, For men, Atmospheric, Action

Both a gift and a curse, Graham has the extraordinary ability to think like his prey—he sees what they see, feels what they feel. But while Graham is pursuing an especially troubling, cannibalistic murderer, Special Agent Jack Crawford teams him with a highly respected psychiatrist – a man with a taste for the criminal minded – Dr. Hannibal Lecter.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration02:47
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Investigators
PlotLove, Revenge, Investigation, Death
PlaceRussia
StyleSpectacular, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Makes me think

The main character is an extraordinary and mysterious person, at the same time, he (Rodion Meglin) is an outstanding inspector. Rodion is used to work alone in order to keep the secrecy of his unusual method. Young graduate Esenya Steklova is eager to get the internship with the glorious investigator but she could hardly expect the challenges she would face while working with Rodion. Together they investigate the cruelest crimes that took place in the history of Russian criminality.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Writers
PlotLove, Relationship, Social networks, Obsession, Obsession with love
StyleFancy

When a brilliant bookstore manager crosses paths with an aspiring writer, he uses the internet and social media to gather the most intimate of details and get close to her. A charming and awkward crush quickly becomes obsession as he quietly and strategically removes every obstacle - and person - in his way.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Gays, Investigators, Special agents
PlotInvestigation, FBI, Sects
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

Notorious serial killer Joe Carroll, after being found guilty of murdering 14 female students on the Virginia college campus where he taught literature, escapes from death row. The FBI calls former agent Ryan Hardy to consult on the case, as he was the one responsible for Carroll’s capture in 2003. Ryan, working closely with an FBI team, including Mike Weston and FBI Specialist Debra Parker, piece together the ever-growing web of murders orchestrated by the devious Carroll.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs
PlotInvestigation

A demented serial killer taunts a retired police detective with a series of lurid letters and emails, forcing the ex-cop to undertake a private, and potentially felonious, crusade to bring the killer to justice before he can strike again. Based on the bestselling novel by Stephen King.

Markimdb: 8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersWitches, Serial killers, Maniacs, Ghosts
PlotSupernatural, Magic, Death, Life after death, Voodoo
PlaceSchool, Psychiatric hospitals, USA
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Fancy, Fascinating

American Horror Story is an anthology horror drama series.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:55
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Police
PlotMystery
StyleAction, Fancy, Fascinating

Dexter is an American television drama series. The series centers on Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter pattern analyst for 'Miami Metro Police Department' who also leads a secret life as a serial killer, hunting down criminals who have slipped through the cracks of justice.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
Duration07:20
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs
PlaceEngland
StyleAtmospheric, Action

A drama set in the East End of London in 1889, during the aftermath of the "Ripper" murders. The action centres around the notorious H Division – the police precinct from hell – which is charged with keeping order in the chaotic streets of Whitechapel. Ripper Street explores the lives of characters trying to recover from the Ripper's legacy, from crimes that have not only irretrievably altered their lives, but the very fabric of their city. At the drama's heart our detectives try to bring a little light into the dark world they inhabit.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersTeenagers, Serial killers, Maniacs, Psychologists, Journalists
PlotInvestigation
Time19th century
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Action

New York, 1896. Police commissioner Theodore Roosevelt brings together criminal psychologist Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, newspaper illustrator John Moore and secretary Sara Howard to investigate several murders of male prostitutes.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration00:57
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Police, Partners
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Twisted plot, Dark, Fascinating

When a body is found on the bridge between Denmark and Sweden, right on the border, Danish inspector Martin Rohde and Swedish Saga Norén have to share jurisdiction and work together to find the killer.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:43
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Psychologists, Special agents
PlotInvestigation, FBI
StyleSpectacular

An elite team of FBI profilers analyze the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. The Behavioral Analysis Unit's most experienced agent is David Rossi, a founding member of the BAU who returns to help the team solve new cases.

CharactersManiacs, Investigators
PlaceVillage, Russia

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Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Psychologists, Geniuses, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Revenge, Deception
StylePopular, Worth watching, Spectacular, Twisted plot

Patrick Jane, a former celebrity psychic medium, uses his razor sharp skills of observation and expertise at "reading" people to solve serious crimes with the California Bureau of Investigation.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersSerial killers, Writers
StyleBy books, Based on real events

The story of one of the most infamous cases in UK criminal history, that of serial killer Dennis Nilsen. Told through the prism of three men, the series explores the personal and professional consequences of coming into contact with a man like Nilsen.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersSuperhero, Spy, Criminals, Scammers, Killers
PlotInvestigation, Martial Arts
StyleFascinating, Based on real events

The remarkable story of how murderer Charles Sobhraj was captured. As the chief suspect in unsolved murders of young Western travellers across India, Thailand and Nepal’s ‘Hippie Trail’ in 1975 and 1976, Sobhraj had repeatedly slipped from the grasp of authorities worldwide to become Interpol's most wanted man, with arrest warrants on three different continents.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersSerial killers
PlotInvestigation

Detectives look to untangle the case of the Ragdoll Killer, who has killed six people and sewn their bodies into the shape of one grotesque body nicknamed the Ragdoll.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Maniacs, Demons
PlaceUSA
StyleDifferent stories

An anthology series of stand alone episodes delving into horror myths, legends and lore.

Markimdb: 8.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Police, Partners, Detectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSA
StylePopular, Worth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Atmospheric

An American anthology police detective series utilizing multiple timelines in which investigations seem to unearth personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within or outside the law.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersManiacs, Doctors, Surgeons
PlotMedicine
StyleDark, Based on real events

The terrifying true story of Dr. Christopher Duntsch, a flourishing Dallas neurosurgeon whose patients suddenly begin becoming permanently maimed or dead. As victims piled up, two fellow physicians set out to stop him.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:00
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Police, Partners
PlaceEngland
StyleAtmospheric, Action

A dark psychological crime drama starring Idris Elba as Luther, a man struggling with his own terrible demons, who might be as dangerous as the depraved murderers he hunts.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Serial killers, Maniacs
PlaceSmall towns, USA
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Twisted plot

A "contemporary prequel" to the 1960 film Psycho, depicting the life of Norman Bates and his mother Norma prior to the events portrayed in Hitchcock's film, albeit in a different fictional town and in a modern setting. The series begins after the death of Norma's husband, when she purchases a motel located in a coastal Oregon town so she and Norman can start a new life.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:58
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Police, Journalists
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Fascinating

When the Police Service of Northern Ireland are unable to close a case after 28 days, Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson of the Metropolitan Police Service is called in to review the case. Under her new leadership, the local detectives must track down and stop a serial killer who is terrorising the city of Belfast.

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Genrethriller, detective
CountryKazakhstan
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers

Shalkar, a former Major Crimes investigator, has long been retired and is trying to forget himself with alcohol. Shalkar's routine is disrupted by a police officer who asks for help with the investigation. A maniac has appeared in the city, whose M.O. is similar to the killer Shalkar caught in the 1990s.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:05
CharactersFriends, Losers
PlotDepression, Fate
StyleShort, For men, Fascinating, Philosophical

A critical and often humorous look at the upper class, tracking the protagonist’s harrowing odyssey from a deeply traumatic childhood through adult substance abuse and, ultimately, toward recovery.

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Genredrama
CountryRussia
CharactersManiacs, Police, Serial killers, Gangsters, Killers
PlotInvestigation
PlaceSmall towns

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Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration03:06
CharactersSerial killers
PlaceEngland
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Based on real events

Jack the Ripper is a 1988 two-part television film/miniseries portraying a fictionalized account of the hunt for Jack the Ripper, the unidentified serial killer responsible for the Whitechapel murders of 1888. The series coincided with the 100th anniversary of the murders.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:43
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Partners
PlotMystery
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Dark

The Killing is an American crime drama television series based upon the Danish television series Forbrydelsen. Set in Seattle, Washington, the series follows the various murder investigations by homicide detectives Sarah Linden and Stephen Holder.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, crime
CountryNorway
CharactersFamily, Journalists, Detectives
PlotInvestigation
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

Empathetic, meticulous and relentless - the only thing to escape Larvik detective William Wisting in his hunt for Norway's most notorious criminals is a happy family life. And when two mysterious deaths interrupt Wisting's Christmas, it is the beginning of a showdown with the deadliest killer of them all.





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