Movies about maniacs

List of the best movies about maniacs selected by visitors to our site: The Last Heist, Halloween, Tusk, My Soul to Take, Black Christmas, Maniac, The Last House on the Left, My Bloody Valentine, Untraceable, The Collector.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

The Last Heist (2016)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CharactersManiacs, Killers, Serial killers, Snipers
PlotBank robbery, Robbery, Supernatural, Survival, Chase
StyleHeavy, Disturbing, Serious

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.

Halloween (1978)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersDogs, Teens, Maniacs, Killers, Serial killers
PlotRevenge, Death, Pursuit
PlaceSmall cities
StyleHeavy, Disturbing, Tense

In John Carpenter's horror classic, a psychotic murderer, institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.

Tusk (2014)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy
CharactersManiacs, Monsters
PlotAbduction, Revenge, Death, Obsession, Missing people
PlaceUSA, Canada
StyleFor men, Creepy, Disturbing, Serious, Black humor

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.

My Soul to Take (2010)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CharactersTeens, Maniacs, Killers, Serial killers
PlotBody exchange, Supernatural, Birthday
PlaceSmall cities
StyleDisturbing, Serious

A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.

Black Christmas (2006)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersManiacs, Killers, Serial killers
PlotRevenge, Holidays, Pursuit
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Hospitals
TimeNew Year
StyleHeavy, Disturbing, Tense

An escaped maniac returns to his childhood home on Christmas Eve, which is now a sorority house, and begins to murder the sorority sisters one by one. A remake of the 1974 horror movie, Black Christmas.

Maniac (2012)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryFrance, USA
CharactersManiacs, Killers, Serial killers
PlotLove, Mental disorders, Obsession, Loneliness
StyleHeavy, Disturbing, Psychological problems

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

The Last House on the Left (2009)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersManiacs, Family, Serial killers
PlotRevenge, Justice
StyleDisgusting, Depressive, Heavy, Disturbing

A group of teenage girls heading into the city hook up with a gang of drug-addled ne'er-do-wells and are brutally murdered. The killers find their way to the home of one of their victim's parents, where both father and mother exact a horrible revenge.

My Bloody Valentine (2009)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, detective
CharactersManiacs, Killers, Miners, Serial killers
PlotDeath, Survival
PlaceSmall cities
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Disturbing, Tense

Ten years ago, a tragedy changed the town of Harmony forever. Tom Hanniger, an inexperienced coal miner, caused an accident in the tunnels that trapped and killed five men and sent the only survivor, Harry Warden, into a permanent coma. But Harry Warden wanted revenge. Exactly one year later, on Valentine’s Day, he woke up…and brutally murdered twenty-two people with a pickaxe before being killed.

Untraceable (2008)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CharactersSpecial agents, Hackers, Maniacs, Killers, FBI
PlotRevenge, Technology, Investigation, Internet, Chase
StyleHeavy, Disturbing, Tense

Special Agent Jennifer Marsh (Diane Lane) works in an elite division of the FBI dedicated to fighting cybercrime. She thinks she has seen it all, until a particularly sadistic criminal arises on the Internet. This tech-savvy killer posts live feeds of his crimes on his website; the more hits the site gets, the faster the victim dies. Marsh and her team must find the elusive killer before time runs out.

The Collector (2009)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Thieves
PlotHostage, Debts
StyleHeavy, Creepy, Disturbing, Tense, Serious

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.

Se7en (1995)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CharactersManiacs, Police, Detectives, Partners, Serial killers
PlotMystery, Investigation, Chase
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Action, Depressive, Heavy

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.

I Know Who Killed Me (2007)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CharactersManiacs, Twins, Serial killers
PlotMissing people
PlaceCollege, Small cities
StyleAction, Heavy, Disturbing, Twisted plot

An idyllic small town is rocked when Aubrey Fleming (Lindsay Lohan), a bright and promising young woman, is abducted and tortured by a sadistic serial killer. When she manages to escape, the traumatized girl who regains consciousness in the hospital insists that she is not who they think she is and that the real Aubrey Fleming is still in mortal danger.

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Markimdb: 7.5
CharactersTeens, Maniacs, Serial killers, Alcoholics
PlotSupernatural, Fear, Dreams
PlaceSmall cities
StyleHeavy, Disturbing, Tense

Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was burned alive by angry parents many years before. Krueger has now come back in the dreams of his killers' children, claiming their lives as his revenge. Nancy and her boyfriend, Glen (Johnny Depp), must devise a plan to lure the monster out of the realm of nightmares and into the real world...

Friday the 13th (1980)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, detective
CharactersTeens, Maniacs, Serial killers
PlaceLake, Summer camp
StyleHeavy, Disturbing, Tense, Twisted plot, Explicit scenes

Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child's drowning.

Saw (2004)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUSA, Australia
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers
PlotDeath, Survival, Fear
StyleHeavy, Disturbing, Serious, Psychological problems

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...

Big Driver (2014)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CharactersManiacs, Writers, Cats, Serial killers
PlotRevenge, Rivalry
StyleHeavy, Disturbing, Tense, Serious

Based on a novella from Stephen King, A famous mystery writer sets out for revenge after a brutal attack.

Halloween (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersDogs, Maniacs, Killers, Teachers, Students
PlotDancing, Death, Survival, Money, Fight
PlacePrison, Psychiatric hospitals, School, Party
StyleUnexpected ending, Heavy, Creepy, Disturbing, Psychological problems

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.

Fender Bender (2016)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, thriller

In a small New Mexico town, a 17-year-old high school girl who just got her driver’s license gets into her first Fender Bender, innocently exchanging her personal information with an apologetic stranger. Later that stormy night, she is joined in her desolate suburban home by a couple of her school friends who try their best to make a night out of it, only to be visited by the stranger she so willingly handed all of her information to — a terrifying and bizarre serial killer who stalks the country’s endless miles of roads and streets with his old rusty car, hungrily searching for his next unsuspecting victim.

Ghostland (2018)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryFrance, Canada
CharactersManiacs, Sisters, Writers, Serial killers, Captives
PlotGhosts, Supernatural, Survival, Fear, Dolls
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Creepy, Disturbing

A mother of two inherits a home from her aunt. On the first night in the new home she is confronted with murderous intruders and fights for her daughters' lives. Sixteen years later the daughters reunite at the house, and that is when things get strange...

Hellraiser: Judgment (2018)
Markimdb: 4.3
CharactersManiacs, Brothers, Detectives, Demons, Serial killers
PlotDeath, Investigation, Mystery
StyleHeavy, Creepy, Disturbing, Tense

Detectives Sean and David Carter are on the case to find a gruesome serial killer terrorizing the city. Joining forces with Detective Christine Egerton, they dig deeper into a spiraling maze of horror that may not be of this world.