movies about masked maniacs

movies about masked maniacs
List of the best films about films about masked maniacs according to the audience: Haunt, Scary Movie, A Serbian Film, Halloween Kills, Scream 4, Cry Wolf, #Horror, The House That Jack Built, Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, The Bodyguard.

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

Genre
Country
Haunt (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

On Halloween, a group of friends encounter an "extreme" haunted house that promises to feed on their darkest fears. The night turns deadly as they come to the horrifying realization that some nightmares are real.

Scary Movie (2000)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:20

Following on the heels of popular teen-scream horror movies, with uproarious comedy and biting satire. Marlon and Shawn Wayans, Shannon Elizabeth and Carmen Electra pitch in to skewer some of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters, including Scream, I Know What You Did Last Summer, The Matrix, American Pie and The Blair Witch Project.

A Serbian Film (2010)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountrySerbia
Duration01:44

Milos, a retired porn star, leads a normal family life trying to make ends meet. Presented with the opportunity of a lifetime to financially support his family for the rest of their lives, Milos must participate in one last mysterious film. From then on, Milos is drawn into a maelstrom of unbelievable cruelty and mayhem.

Halloween Kills (2021)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror
CountryUSA

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.

Scream 4 (2011)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

Sidney Prescott, now the author of a self-help book, returns home to Woodsboro on the last stop of her book tour. There she reconnects with Sheriff Dewey and Gale, who are now married, as well as her cousin Jill and her Aunt Kate. Unfortunately, Sidney's appearance also brings about the return of Ghostface, putting Sidney, Gale, and Dewey, along with Jill, her friends, and the whole town of Woodsboro in danger.

Cry Wolf (2005)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

Eight unsuspecting high school seniors at a posh boarding school, who delight themselves on playing games of lies, come face-to-face with terror and learn that nobody believes a liar - even when they're telling the truth.

#Horror (2015)
Markimdb: 3
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

Inspired by actual events, a group of 12 year old girls face a night of horror when the compulsive addiction of an online social media game turns a moment of cyber bullying into a night of insanity.

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.

Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

The apparently comatose Michael Myers is being transferred from one hospital to another, but he wakes up when the ambulance crew talk about his surviving niece, Jamie. After slaughtering his attendants, Myers sets out to find his one living relative who is, fortunately, being cared for by a kind and resourceful foster sister named Rachel. Meanwhile, the ever-cautious Dr. Loomis remains on the killer's path.

The Bodyguard (1992)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:09

A former Secret Service agent grudgingly takes an assignment to protect a pop idol who's threatened by a crazed fan. At first, the safety-obsessed bodyguard and the self-indulgent diva totally clash. But before long, all that tension sparks fireworks of another sort, and the love-averse tough guy is torn between duty and romance.

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The Mastermind (2001)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller
CountryRussia
Duration01:40

The Collector is using his massive collection of curiosities and arts to provoke and manipulate people into a different state of mind. The Collector's daughter is building her own collection, she is having an affair with three guests of her father, and they are about to make some strange discoveries.

House of Wax (2005)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:48

A group of unwitting teens are stranded near a strange wax museum and soon must fight to survive and keep from becoming the next exhibit.

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.

Friday the 13th (2009)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

Ignoring the warnings of the locals, a group of teenage camp counselors takes on the job of reopening Camp Crystal Lake — on Friday the 13th no less, and raise the ire of Jason Voorhees, a masked, homicidal maniac.

You're Next (2011)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:34

When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of their victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.

The Collector (2009)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, action, thriller, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

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.

Southbound (2015)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

The film contains five stories set on desolate stretches of a desert highway. Two men on the run from their past, a band on its way to a gig, a man struggling to get home, a brother in search of his long-lost sister and a family on vacation are forced to confront their worst fears and darkest secrets in these interwoven tales.

Cut Off (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryGermany
Duration02:06

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.

Gemini Man (2019)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:07

Ageing assassin, Henry Brogen tries to get out of the business but finds himself in the ultimate battle—fighting his own clone who is 25 years younger than him, and at the peak of his abilities.

Cobra (1986)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, adventure, crime
CountryUSA, Israel
Duration01:27

A tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans.

Cold Creek Manor (2003)
Markimdb: 5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada, United Kingdom
Duration01:59

Wanting to escape city life for the countryside, New Yorkers Cooper Tilson (Quaid), his wife Leah (Stone) and their two children move into a dilapidated old mansion still filled with the possessions of the previous family. Turning it into their dream house soon becomes a living nightmare when the previous owner (Dorff) shows up, and a series of terrifying incidents lead them on a spine-tingling search for clues to the estate's dark and lurid past

8MM (1999)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:03

A small, seemingly innocuous plastic reel of film leads surveillance specialist Tom Welles down an increasingly dark and frightening path. With the help of the streetwise Max, he relentlessly follows a bizarre trail of evidence to determine the fate of a complete stranger. As his work turns into obsession, he drifts farther and farther away from his wife, family and simple life as a small-town PI.

Midnight (2021)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller
CountrySouth Korea

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.

The Golden Glove (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, crime, biography
CountryGermany, France
Duration01:04

A serial killer strikes fear in the hearts of residents of Hamburg during the early 1970s.

The Final Girls (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:51

A young woman grieving the loss of her mother, a famous scream queen from the 1980s, finds herself pulled into the world of her mom's most famous movie. Reunited, the women must fight off the film's maniacal killer.

Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, action
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:37

Evil dream-demon Freddy Krueger devises a plan to manipulate the unstoppable Jason Vorhees into hacking up the teenagers of Elm Street in an effort to make people remember the name Freddy Krueger, thus freeing him from limbo.

Spiral: From the Book of Saw (2021)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Canada

Working in the shadow of an esteemed police veteran, brash Detective Ezekiel “Zeke” Banks and his rookie partner take charge of a grisly investigation into murders that are eerily reminiscent of the city’s gruesome past. Unwittingly entrapped in a deepening mystery, Zeke finds himself at the center of the killer’s morbid game.

Burial Ground Massacre (2021)
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Genrehorror
CountryUSA

A group of college students spend a night at an old, eerie manor, only to realize that a terrifying stalker is watching their every move as he begins plans to repossess an ancient Native American artifact located inside.

Valentine (2001)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:33

Five friends are stalked and murdered by a masked assailant while preparing for Valentine's Day.




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