Korean movies about maniacs

List of the best Korean movies about maniacs, selected by visitors to our site: Missing You, V.I.P, Fear Street: 1978, Girl in the Basement, The Postcard Killings, No Man of God, Bad Samaritan, I Saw the Devil, The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil, Memoir of a Murderer.

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

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Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:26
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Fathers, Detectives
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Death, Justice, Freedom
PlacePrison, Korea
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A girl who lost her father to a serial killer, a detective and a killer are intertwined in a chaotic relationship and are met with an unprecedented series of events.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:12
CharactersManiacs, Spy, Police
PlotInvestigation, Political, Intrigue, Rivalry
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Noir

A son to a high-ranked official in North Korea commits a series of murders going across the countries around the world. The movie depicts the following events as South Korea, North Korea and Interpol start chasing down after him.

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
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Captives, Fathers
PlotOn real events, Hostage
PlaceUSA
StyleTense, Gloomy, Fascinating, Womens in main roles, Disturbing

Sara is a teen girl who is looking forward to her 18th birthday to move away from her controlling father Don. But before she could even blow out the candles, Don imprisons her in the basement of their home.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Killers, Reporters
PlotRevenge, Investigation
PlaceHospitals, Cemetery, London
TimeHoneymoon
StyleTense, Disturbing

After suffering a personal tragedy, and desperate for justice, Jacob Kanon, a veteran New York City police detective, embarks on the search for a twisted killer who is leaving a bloody trail of elaborate murders across Europe.

CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, FBI
PlotInvestigation

Based on real life transcripts culled from conversations between FBI analyst Bill Hagmaier and serial killer Ted Bundy that took place between 1984 and 1989, No Man of God details the complicated relationship that formed between the two men during Bundy’s final years on death row.

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: 7.8
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:21
CharactersManiacs, Police, Brides
PlotRevenge
PlaceKorea

Kyung-chul is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. He has committed infernal serial murders in diabolic ways that one cannot even imagine and his victims range from young women to even children. The police have chased him for a long time, but were unable to catch him. One day, Joo-yeon, daughter of a retired police chief becomes his prey and is found dead in a horrific state. Her fiance Soo-hyun, a top secret agent, decides to track down the murderer himself. He promises himself that he will do everything in his power to take bloody vengeance against the killer, even if it means that he must become a monster himself to get this monstrous and inhumane killer.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:22
CharactersDogs, Maniacs, Mafia, Serial killers, Gangsters
PlotOn real events, Revenge, Motorcycles, Chase, Funeral
PlaceHospitals, Korea
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Fascinating, Tense

In Cheonan, a serial murder case takes place, but the case becomes more and more of a mystery. Only Tae-suk, a cop, immediately senses that all the cases are by the same killer and starts investigation. One day, Dong-soo, a gang boss, got attacked by a suspicious man, and Tae-suk realizes that this man is the serial killer, K. Now, Dong-soo becomes the only witness and a survived victim from K.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:35
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Killers, Fathers
PlotFight, Death, Snow, Hatred, Confrontation
PlacePrison, Forest, Korea
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense

A former serial killer Byung-su gets diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and when a series of murders occur near his town, he worries whether the killings are his doings. Then, he comes across Tae-ju and realizes that he’s the killer. He reports this to the police, only to learn that Tae-ju is one. Byung-su tries to find evidence against Tae-ju, only to raise the young killer’s interest on him and his dear daughter.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Hired assassins, Police
PlotRevenge, Investigation
PlaceKorea
StylePsychological problems, Action, Heavy, Depressive, Disturbing

To combat rising violent crimes, the Police Chief asks Detective Oh Goo Tak to form a team consisting of criminals. He is currently suspended from the police force for using excessive force. He then gathers team members: Park Woong Chul who is a gangster, Lee Jung Moon who is the youngest serial killer with extraordinary intelligence and Jung Tae Soo who is a contract killer. Police Inspector Yoo Mi Young also joins the team and she tries to have these guys work as a team by dealing with them rationally and sometimes emotionally.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:41
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Serial killers, Sisters
PlotObsession, Missing people
StyleAction, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A young girl is kidnapped by a serial killer. The serial killer uses manholes to kidnap and kill his victims. The young girl's older sister tries to save her before it's too late.

Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersManiacs
PlotMystery, Supernatural, Dolls, Curses, Ghosts
PlaceHotels, Abandoned houses
StyleShort Story

Horror webtoon writer Ji-woo arrives at a shabby apartment called Gwanglim Mansion in search of ideas. The middle-aged caretaker with an expressionless facial expression unravels a bundle of strange events that happened in the apartment, and rooms 504, 708... The more Ji-woo hears the story, the more he becomes obsessed with the Ghost Mansion.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:27
CharactersManiacs, Killers, Family
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

An ordinary man witnesses a cruel murder and becomes entangled in circumstances out of his control.

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Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryKazakhstan, South Korea, Uzbekistan
CharactersManiacs, Investigators

USSR Kazakhstan. Sher Sadykhov, who lives with his older sister, starts his internship at a special task force. Sher’s internship begins with the emergence of a serial killer that only kills women. New victims occur and the investigation seems to be at a blind alley. Meanwhile, Sher finds out that his sister is the new target of the serial killer…

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Pupils
PlotSurvival, Survival, Death, Rivalry
PlaceSchool, Asia, Korea
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

On the eve of the dreaded university entrance examinations, the lives of 24 of the smartest and brightest students at one high school, are on the line. Locked inside a classroom and nowhere to escape, a television monitor broadcasts a terrified Hae-yeong, the top student at the high school, tied up and seated on a chair inside an aquarium that slowly begins to fill with water. A voice from the monitor announces if the 24 cannot finish the exam administered within the allotted time given, Hae-yeong will die and so will everyone held captive inside the classroom. Thus begins the examination that will determine whether they live or die.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:05
CharactersManiacs, Killers, Lawyers, Single mothers, Mothers
PlotAbduction, Competitions, Blackmail
PlaceCourt, Korea

A successful lawyer who, in order to save her daughter, is pressured into defending the innocence of a man slated to receive the death penalty.

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: 5.5
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryJapan
Duration01:52
CharactersSerial killers, Gangsters, Hired assassins
PlotOn real events, Revenge, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

A somber paranormal thriller that offers an original, exciting variation of the tale of two men with supernatural abilities, locked in a duel to the death. A battle between a man who can control people with a stare, and the only man he cannot control. When their fate cross, the survival battle begins. The two men with inevitable fate, who will survive?

Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, thriller, adventure
CountryCanada, Germany, USA
Duration01:33
CharactersMutant, Cannibals
PlotSurvival, Chase, Snow
StyleHeavy, Serious, Disturbing

Follows a group of friends that decide to go snowmobiling during their winter break. They make a "wrong turn", getting lost in a storm.

Genreadventure, cartoon
CountryRussia
CharactersBrownies
StyleFor children

Not many people know that every house is inhabited by finns. They are furry creatures that appear in human world to take care of a house and keep the hearth. Finnick is a young Finn, who doesn't seem to care about his responsibility of making a home out of the house. He is just making pranks on «his people» and that is the reason why none of the families wanted to stay long in his house. Everything changes when a new family comes to his house, where Finnick's tricks do not work at all, and he meets 13-year old Christine and inexplicable events begin to happen in the city. Finnick and Christine, who are so different, will have to team up and work together to solve the mystery of the events and save the city.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:42
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Killers, Cannibals, Millionaires
PlotSplit personality, Loneliness, Mental disorders, Fear
PlaceUSA, Wall Street
StylePsychological problems, Black humor, Creepy, Disturbing, Worth watching

A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:04
CharactersSerial killers, Dragons, Killers, Doctors, Cannibals
PlotInvestigation, Split personality, Cheating
PlaceGermany, USA
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

Former FBI Agent Will Graham, who was once almost killed by the savage Hannibal 'The Cannibal' Lecter, now has no choice but to face him again, as it seems Lecter is the only one who can help Graham track down a new serial killer.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, crime
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersPolice
PlotTime travel

Connected by phone in the same home but 20 years apart, a serial killer puts another woman’s past — and life — on the line to change her own fate.

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: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:38
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Serial killers, Writers, Journalists
PlotLove, War, On real events, Investigation, Mystery
PlaceSea
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Disturbing

The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are built and destroyed by the endless trail of clues.

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: 8.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Police, Partners, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Chase, Mystery
PlaceUSA
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Exciting, Psychological problems, Action

Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. Sommerset researches each sin in an effort to get inside the killer's mind, while his novice partner, Mills, scoffs at his efforts to unravel the case.

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: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:32
CharactersTeens, Family, Pupils
PlotPassion, Relationship, Love with age difference, Obsession, First love
PlaceSchool, USA, Small cities
StyleHeavy, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A 16 year old girl takes up with a charming young man who quickly shows his colors when he beats a friend simply for walking with her and then goes totally ballistic after she tries to break up with him.





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