Movies about maniacs

Movies about maniacs
List of the best movies about maniacs selected by visitors to our site: No Man of God, The Little Things, The Seduction, No Good Deed, Big Sky, Tusk, The Raven, Don't Look Now, American Psycho, Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer.

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

Genre
Country
No Man of God (2021)

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.

The Little Things (2021)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

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.

The Seduction (1982)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

A beautiful newscaster is stalked and tormented by a photographer obsessed with her beauty.

No Good Deed (2014)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:24

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.

Big Sky (2015)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA

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.

Tusk (2014)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:42

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.

The Raven (2012)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Spain, Hungary, Serbia
Duration01:50

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.

Don't Look Now (1973)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy
Duration01:50

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.

American Psycho (2000)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:42

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.

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:23

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.

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The Limehouse Golem (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom

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.

Dirty Harry (1971)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:42

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.

Child's Play (1988)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

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.

Duel (1972)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

Travelling businessman, David Mann, angers the driver of a rusty tanker whilst crossing the Californian desert. A simple trip turns deadly as Mann struggles to stay on the road while the tanker plays cat and mouse with his life.

The House That Jack Built (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime
CountryDenmark, France, Sweden, Germany, Belgium, Tunisia
Duration02:43

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.

Beast (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:30

A troubled woman living in an isolated community finds herself pulled between the control of her oppressive family and the allure of a secretive outsider suspected of a series of brutal murders.

Zodiac (2007)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:38

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.

A Perfect Getaway (2009)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

For their honeymoon, newlyweds Cliff and Cydney head to the tropical islands of Hawaii. While journeying through the paradisaical countryside the couple encounters Kale and Cleo, two disgruntled hitchhikers and Nick and Gina, two wild but well-meaning spirits who help guide them through the lush jungles. The picturesque waterfalls and scenic mountainsides quickly give way to terror when Cliff and Cydney learn of a grisly murder that occurred nearby and realize that they're being followed by chance acquaintances that suspiciously fit the description of the killers.

Klute (1971)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

A high-priced call girl is forced to depend on a reluctant private eye when she is stalked by a psychopath.

From Hell (2001)
Duration02:02

Frederick Abberline is an opium-huffing inspector from Scotland Yard who falls for one of Jack the Ripper's prostitute targets in this Hughes brothers adaption of a graphic novel that posits the Ripper's true identity.

Scream (1996)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:51

A killer known as Ghostface begins killing off teenagers, and as the body count begins rising, one girl and her friends find themselves contemplating the 'rules' of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one.

Blood and Black Lace (1964)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, detective
CountryItaly, France, West Germany

Inspector Sylvester is assigned to investigate the violent murder of a fashion house model Isabella, by a masked assailant. As the investigation proceeds all of the house’s various sins, including corruption, abortions, blackmail and drug addiction, begin to come to light. It turns out that Isabella had kept a diary detailing these vices, and now almost every employee becomes nervous.

Deep Red (1975)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryItaly
Duration02:07

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.

Summer of Sam (1999)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:16

Spike Lee's take on the "Son of Sam" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American South Bronx neighborhood who live in fear and distrust of one another.

The Strangers (2008)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:26

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.

Striking Distance (1993)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:42

Coming from a police family, Tom Hardy ends up fighting his uncle after the murder of his father. Tom believes the killer is another cop, and goes on the record with his allegations. Demoted to water-way duty Tom, along with new partner Jo Christman, navigate the three rivers looking for clues and discovering bodies. This time the victims are women Tom knows, he must find the killer to prove his innocence.

Maniac (2012)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:25

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

Maniac Cop (1988)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, action, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:25

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.

Cape Fear (1991)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:08

Sam Bowden is a small-town corporate attorney. Max Cady is a tattooed, cigar-smoking, bible-quoting, psychotic rapist. What do they have in common? Fourteen years ago, Sam was a public defender assigned to Max Cady's rape trial, and he made a serious error: he hid a document from his illiterate client that could have gotten him acquitted. Now, the cagey, bibliophile Cady has been released, and he intends to teach Sam Bowden and his family a thing or two about loss.

The Lovely Bones (2009)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, New Zealand
Duration02:15

After being brutally murdered, 14-year-old Susie Salmon watches from heaven over her grief-stricken family -- and her killer. As she observes their daily lives, she must balance her thirst for revenge with her desire for her family to heal.




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