Movies about maniacs

Movies about maniacs
List of the best movies about maniacs selected by visitors to our site: Don't Look Now, I Spit on Your Grave 2, Halloween, No Man of God, Big Sky, The Little Things, Wrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings, American Psycho, Red Dragon, The House That Jack Built.

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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Country
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: 5.7
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Bulgaria
Duration01:41
CharactersStrong women, Models, Captives
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Revenge, Slavery, Obsession
PlaceNew York
StyleFor girls, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

Naturally beautiful, Katie has just settled into New York where she, like many other young women, is trying to make it as a model. But what starts out as an innocent and simple photo shoot soon turns into something disturbingly unthinkable! Raped, tortured and kidnapped to a foreign country, Jessica is buried alive and left to die. Against all odds, she manages to escape. Severely injured, she will have to tap into the darkest places of the human psyche to not only survive, but to exact her revenge…

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.

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: 4.4
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersManiacs, Teens
PlotSurvival, Travel, Fear
PlaceUSA
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Hazel suffers from a crippling case of agoraphobia. So much so that it causes a rift between her and her mother, Dee. Hazel and her mother decide to go on a road trip to a desert facility to help Hazel deal with her fear but when gunmen and brothers Jesse and Pru attack them, Hazel has to battle her fears so she and her mother can survive.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Maniacs, Serial killers, Killers, Sheriffs
PlotInvestigation, Pursuit, Chase, Missing people, Cheating
PlaceDeserts, Hotels, USA, Los Angeles
StyleUnexpected ending, Action

Deputy Sheriff Joe "Deke" Deacon joins forces with Sgt. Jim Baxter to search for a serial killer who's terrorizing Los Angeles. As they track the culprit, Baxter is unaware that the investigation is dredging up echoes of Deke's past, uncovering disturbing secrets that could threaten more than his case.

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.

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: 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.

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: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersSerial killers, Sisters
PlotSurvival, Investigation, Pursuit, Missing people, Justice
StylePsychological problems, Twisted plot, Smart, Tense, Serious

Jill Parrish is trying to rebuild her life after surviving a terrifying kidnapping attempt. Though she is having a difficult time, she takes small steps toward normalcy by starting a new job and inviting her sister, Molly, to move in with her. Returning home from work one morning, Jill discovers that Molly has vanished, and she is certain that the same man who previously abducted her has returned for revenge.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Spain, Hungary, Serbia
Duration01:50
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers
PlotInvestigation
StyleGothic

A fictionalized account of the last days of Edgar Allan Poe's life, in which the poet is in pursuit of a serial killer whose murders mirror those in the writer's stories.

Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Heavy, Explicit scenes, Serious

Henry likes to kill people, in different ways each time. Henry shares an apartment with Otis. When Otis' sister comes to stay, we see both sides of Henry: "the guy next door" and the serial killer.

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: 6.3
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Maids, Actors
PlotInvestigation, Jealousy
PlaceCourt, London
StyleAction, Tense, Gothic, Disturbing

A series of murders has shaken the community to the point where people believe that only a legendary creature from dark times – the mythical Golem – must be responsible.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Police
PlotSkirmishes, Investigation, Chase, Justice
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense, Depressive

When a madman dubbed 'Scorpio' terrorizes San Francisco, hard-nosed cop, Harry Callahan – famous for his take-no-prisoners approach to law enforcement – is tasked with hunting down the psychopath. Harry eventually collars Scorpio in the process of rescuing a kidnap victim, only to see him walk on technicalities. Now, the maverick detective is determined to nail the maniac himself.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryGermany
Duration02:06
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers
PlotAbduction, Passion, Investigation, Friendship, Death
PlaceIslands, Helicopters, Berlin
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

Thriller set in the world of Forensic Pathology. Coroner Paul Herzfeld finds a capsule in the head of a heavily mutilated corpse, containing a phone number and single word: the name of his daughter.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Judge, Investigators
PlotLove, On real events, Chase
PlacePrison, USA
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, Tense, Depressive, For men

A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.

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: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada
Duration01:56
CharactersSerial killers
PlotInvestigation, Missing people, Rivalry
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy, Tense

Forensic psychologist Alex Cross travels to North Carolina and teams with escaped kidnap victim Kate McTiernan to hunt down "Casanova," a serial killer who abducts strong-willed women and forces them to submit to his demands. The trail leads to Los Angeles, where the duo discovers that the psychopath may not be working alone.

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.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersSerial killers
PlotLove, Pursuit
StyleDorama, Womens in main roles

Kyung-mi, a girl with hearing impairment lives with her mother. Working at the customer call center, one day she storms out of an unpleasant dinner with the client and drives home after she picks up her mother. Meanwhile, the murderer Do-sik spots Kyung-mi's mother waiting for her daughter who went to park her car but changes his target when another girl So-jung passes him by talking on the phone. So-jung gets stabbed by Do-sik in the back alley and is found by Kyung-mi, who ends up becoming Do-sik’s new prey.





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