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, Big Sky, Halloween, No Good Deed, Fear Street: 1978, Girl in the Basement, Wrong Turn, The Postcard Killings, Berlin Syndrome.

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

No Man of God (2021)
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, FBI

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, crime, detective
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.

Big Sky (2015)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrethriller, drama
CharactersManiacs, Teens
PlotSurvival, Travel, Fear
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.

Halloween (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersDogs, Maniacs, Teens, Serial killers, Teachers
PlotSurvival, Dancing, Fight, Money, Death
PlacePrison, School, Psychiatric hospitals, Party
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.

No Good Deed (2014)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, crime
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers
PlotSurvival, Hostage
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.

Fear Street: 1978 (2021)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Girlfriends
PlotSurvival, Multi-part
PlaceSummer camp
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.

Girl in the Basement (2021)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, crime
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Captives, Fathers
PlotOn real events, Hostage
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.

Wrong Turn (2003)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada
CharactersManiacs, Cannibals, 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.

The Postcard Killings (2020)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Killers, Reporters
PlaceHospitals, Cemetery, London
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.

Berlin Syndrome (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryAustralia, Germany
CharactersManiacs, Teachers, Tourists, Beautiful girls
PlotObsession, Hostage, Stockholm syndrome, Snow, Missing people
PlaceParty, Germany, Berlin
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, For girls, Atmospheric, Tense

A passionate holiday romance leads to an obsessive relationship when an Australian photojournalist wakes one morning in a Berlin apartment and is unable to leave.

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I Spit on Your Grave (2010)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, thriller
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.

He's Out There (2018)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryCanada, USA
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.

Broken Vows (2016)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrethriller, drama
CharactersManiacs, Bartenders
PlotLove, Revenge, Passion, Relationship, Wedding
PlaceBeach, Hospitals, Hotels, USA, Night Clubs
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

"Broken Vows" tells the story of Patrick Flynn (Bentley), whose charm and charisma masks a profound psychosis. Patrick seduces Tara Bloom (Alexander), instantly becoming infatuated with the beauty. But when Tara rejects Patrick, he is sent spiraling into madness and delusion, erupting into psychotic rage. Tara is forced to find the strength to stop Patrick from destroying her love, her family, and her life.

Aftermath (2021)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
PlotTreason, Moving, Family life

Desperate to save their marriage, a young couple takes a deal to move into their dream home, but disturbing events reveal the house's troubled history.

The Family (2011)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersManiacs, Family

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Double Date (2017)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotRevenge, Fight, Death, Supernatural
StylePsychological problems, Fancy, Black humor, Disturbing

Meet innocent Jim, terrified of girls, and on a reluctant quest to prove his manhood the night before he turns 30. He and his cocky friend Alex think they’ve hit the jackpot when they meet the beautiful siblings Kitty and Lulu, who seem up for anything on a wild party-fuelled night. But little do they know that the femmes fatales want to make Jim lose much more than just his virginity… Getting laid has never been so bloody difficult.

2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams (2010)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrehorror, comedy
CharactersZombie, Maniacs
PlotSupernatural, Seduction, Rivalry

When this year's round of unsuspecting Northerners fail to show up for their annual Guts N' Glory Jamboree, the residents of Pleasant Valley take their cannibalistic carnival on the road and head to Iowa where they encounter spoiled heiresses Rome & Tina Sheraton and the cast and crew of their "Road Rascals" reality show. Performing "The Bloodiest Show on Earth", our Southern Maniacs prove more than ratings killers in what John Landis has called "one of the rare sequels that surpasses the original".

In Fear (2013)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersManiacs, Strangers
PlotSurvival, Pursuit, Fear

Driving, lost and tormented in the night, primal fears of the dark and the unknown give way to fear that you have let the evil in, or that it is already there.

American Crime Story (2016)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama, crime, biography
CharactersManiacs, Police, Lawyers, Criminals, Celebrities
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Chase
PlaceCourt, Hospitals, USA, Los Angeles
StyleFascinating, Serious, For men

An anthology series centered around some of history's most famous criminals.

The Greasy Strangler (2016)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, comedy
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers
PlotDancing, Relationship, Competitions
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleHeavy, Black humor

Ronnie runs a Disco walking tour with his son, Brayden. When a sexy woman takes the tour, it begins a competition between father and son for her love. It also signals the arrival of an oily strangler who stalks the streets at night.