Horror movies about maniacs

List of the best horror movies about maniacs selected by visitors to our site: No Good Deed, The Silence of the Lambs, Psycho, Don't Look Now, The House That Jack Built, Tusk, Saw, He's Out There, Halloween Kills, Fear Street: 1978.

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

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:24
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers
PlotSurvival, Hostage
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

Terri is a devoted wife and mother of two, living an ideal suburban life in Atlanta when Colin, a charming but dangerous escaped convict, shows up at her door claiming car trouble. Terri offers her phone to help him but soon learns that no good deed goes unpunished as she finds herself fighting for survival when he invades her home and terrorizes her family.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Killers, Cannibals
PlotInvestigation
StyleBy books

Clarice Starling is a top student at the FBI's training academy. Jack Crawford wants Clarice to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a brilliant psychiatrist who is also a violent psychopath, serving life behind bars for various acts of murder and cannibalism. Crawford believes that Lecter may have insight into a case and that Starling, as an attractive young woman, may be just the bait to draw him out.

Duration01:49
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers
PlotMoney, Obsession, Split personality, Mental disorders, Mystery
PlaceHotels
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Heavy, Smart

When larcenous real estate clerk Marion Crane goes on the lam with a wad of cash and hopes of starting a new life, she ends up at the notorious Bates Motel, where manager Norman Bates cares for his housebound mother. The place seems quirky, but fine… until Marion decides to take a shower.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy
Duration01:50
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Clairvoyants
PlotSupernatural, Mental disorders
PlaceItaly, Venice
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Fascinating

Laura and John, grieved by a terrible loss, meet in Venice, where John is in charge of the restoration of a church, two mysterious sisters, one of whom gives them a message sent from the afterlife.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime
CountryDenmark, France, Sweden, Germany, Belgium, Tunisia
Duration02:43
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Psychopath, Killers, Tigers
PlotDeath, Art, Snow, Cheating
StylePsychological problems, Tense, Fancy, Depressive, Not for everyone

Failed architect, engineer and vicious murderer Jack narrates the details of some of his most elaborately orchestrated crimes, each of them a towering piece of art that defines his life's work as a serial killer for twelve years.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:42
CharactersManiacs, Monsters, Serial killers
PlotAbduction, Revenge, Obsession, Loneliness, Death
PlaceUSA, Canada
StyleHeavy, Black humor, Creepy, Thrash, Serious

When his best friend and podcast co-host goes missing in the backwoods of Canada, a young guy joins forces with his friend's girlfriend to search for him.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrehorror, thriller, crime, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:43
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers
PlotSurvival, Death, Fear, Quests
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or die trying...

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:26
CharactersManiacs, Killers, Blonde girls, Family, Sisters
PlotSurvival, Dolls, Vacation, Fear
PlaceIslands, Forest, Lake
TimeDark ones
StyleTense, Disturbing

On vacation at a remote lake house, a mother and her two young daughters must fight for survival after falling into a terrifying and bizarre nightmare conceived by a psychopath.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Killers
PlotMulti-part
TimeHalloween

The nightmare isn't over as unstoppable killer Michael Myers escapes from Laurie Strode's trap to continue his ritual bloodbath. Injured and taken to the hospital, Laurie fights through the pain as she inspires residents of Haddonfield, to rise up against Myers. Taking matters into their own hands, the Strode women and other survivors form a vigilante mob to hunt down Michael and end his reign of terror once and for all.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Girlfriends
PlotSurvival, Multi-part
PlaceSummer camp, Small cities
StyleWomens in main roles, Depressive, Disturbing

In 1978, two rival groups at Camp Nightwing must band together to solve a terrifying mystery when horrors from their towns' history come alive.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Killers, Pupils
PlotBody exchange, Death, Magic Items
PlaceSchool
StyleBlack humor, For a group of friends, Disturbing

A mystical, ancient dagger causes a notorious serial killer to magically switch bodies with a 17-year-old girl.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Babysitting, Investigators, Revived toys
PlotSupernatural, Dolls, Birthday, Toys, Voodoo
PlaceUSA
StyleAtmospheric, Black humor, Serious, Disturbing

A single mother gives her son a beloved doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:42
CharactersDogs, Maniacs, Teens, Serial killers, Teachers
PlotSurvival, Dancing, Fight, Money, Death
PlacePrison, School, Psychiatric hospitals, Party
TimeHalloween
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Heavy, Creepy, Disturbing

Laurie Strode comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:20
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Serial killers, Fathers
PlotDeath, Fear
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleExciting

Following on the heels of popular teen-scream horror movies, with uproarious comedy and biting satire. Marlon and Shawn Wayans, Shannon Elizabeth and Carmen Electra pitch in to skewer some of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters, including Scream, I Know What You Did Last Summer, The Matrix, American Pie and The Blair Witch Project.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, action, thriller, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Thieves
PlotHostage, Debts
StyleHeavy, Tense, Creepy, Serious, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:39
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, FBI
PlotRobbery, Abduction, Fight, Investigation, Obsession
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense

A thief 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 no longer how he expected.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:25
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Killers
PlotLove, Obsession, Loneliness, Mental disorders
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, First person, Disturbing

As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop's deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Psychologists, Captives, Psychiatrists
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Superpowers, Split personality, Pursuit
PlaceUSA
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Tense, Creepy, Disturbing

Though Kevin has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher, there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the willful, observant Casey, Kevin reaches a war for survival among all of those contained within him — as well as everyone around him — as the walls between his compartments shatter apart.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada
Duration01:24
CharactersManiacs, Cannibals, Serial killers, Tourists, Friends
PlotSurvival, Friendship, Chase
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Chris crashes into a carload of other young people, and the group of stranded motorists is soon lost in the woods of West Virginia, where they're hunted by three cannibalistic mountain men who are grossly disfigured by generations of inbreeding.

Genrehorror, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersManiacs, Cannibals
PlotDate, Sects

Frustrated by scrolling dating apps only to end up on lame, tedious dates, Noa takes a chance by giving her number to the awkwardly charming Steve after a produce-section meet-cute at the grocery store.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:41
CharactersDogs, Maniacs, Horses, Serial killers, Rich
PlotSurvival, Fight, Wedding, Money, Friendship
PlaceEstate
TimeWinter
StyleHeavy, Tense, Depressive, Gothic, Disturbing

A Russian woman travels to America with her daughter to marry a reclusive billionaire, who turns out to be a psycho who sends their lives spiraling into a living hell.

Mark
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersManiacs

Twenty-five years after a streak of brutal murders shocked the quiet town of Woodsboro, a new killer has donned the Ghostface mask and begins targeting a group of teenagers to resurrect secrets from the town’s deadly past.

Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, action, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Pursuit, False accusations
PlacePrison, New York
StyleHeavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

In New York, people are slain and strangled to death brutally on the open street. All witnesses agree that the murderer was in a cop's uniform. Soon the police search and find a suspect in its own ranks: Jack Forrest, suspected of murdering his own wife and the rest of the unfortunate individuals to die by the Maniac Cop’s reign of terror. To prove his innocence, he investigates the case with his partner, Theresa Mallory.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:18
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Killers
PlotPassion, Mental disorders
StyleTense, Psychedelic, Not for everyone

In this twisted love story, a man seeks out an unsuspecting stranger to help him purge the dark torments of his past. His plan goes awry when he encounters a woman with plans of her own.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Canada, Mexico
Duration01:36
CharactersZombie, Maniacs, Teens, Monsters, Spiders
PlotPrison Break, Investigation, Friendship, Death, Supernatural
PlaceSchool, Psychiatric hospitals, Small cities
TimeHalloween
StyleBy books, Tense, Depressive, For a group of friends, Disturbing

Mill Valley, Pennsylvania, Halloween night, 1968. After playing a joke on a school bully, Sarah and her friends decide to sneak into a supposedly haunted house that once belonged to the powerful Bellows family, unleashing dark forces that they will be unable to control.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:26
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers
PlotSurvival, Hostage
StyleHeavy, Tense

After returning from a wedding reception, a couple staying in an isolated vacation house receive a knock on the door in the mid-hours of the night. What ensues is a violent invasion by three strangers, their faces hidden behind masks. The couple find themselves in a violent struggle, in which they go beyond what either of them thought capable in order to survive.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:22
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Monsters, Childrens, Demons
PlotAbduction, Death, Hunting, Missing people, Fear
PlaceSchool, Small cities
TimeSummer
StyleUnexpected ending, Heavy, Tense, Depressive

In a small town in Maine, seven children known as The Losers Club come face to face with life problems, bullies and a monster that takes the shape of a clown called Pennywise.

Markimdb: 3.6
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersManiacs, Snipers, Serial killers, Killers
PlotSurvival, Robbery, Bank robbery, Supernatural, Hostage
StyleHeavy, Serious, Disturbing

A bank heist descends into violent chaos when one of the hostages turns out to be a serial killer. Trapping the well-organized team of bank robbers in the building, the killer is now picking them off one by one.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryItaly
Duration02:07
CharactersManiacs

A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Writers
PlotRevenge, Obsession, Vacation
PlaceForest, Small cities

A remake of the 1979 controversial cult classic, I Spit on Your Grave retells the horrific tale of writer Jennifer Hills who takes a retreat from the city to a charming cabin in the woods to start on her next book. But Jennifer's presence in the small town attracts the attention of a few morally deprived locals led by Johnny, the town's service station owner, his two co-workers, Andy and Stanley, who along with their socially and mentally challenged friend Matthew, set out one night to teach this city girl a lesson.





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