Movies about serial killers

Movies about serial killers
List of the best movies about serial killers selected by visitors to our site: Zodiac, The Golden Glove, Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, Saw, No Man of God, Midnight, Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, Bad Samaritan, A Walk Among the Tombstones, Halloween.

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: 7.7
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: 6.7
Genrethriller, crime, biography
CountryGermany, France
Duration01:04
CharactersSerial killers, Psychopath, Alcoholics, Losers
PlotOn real events
StyleCreepy, Depressive, Disturbing

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

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: 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...

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: 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.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantasy, drama, crime
CountryGermany, France, Spain, USA
Duration02:27
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Killers, Geniuses, Gifted children
PlotObsession, Fear
PlaceFrance
Time18th century
StylePsychological problems, By books, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Smart

Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of 18th century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. However, his work takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for the ultimate perfume.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:39
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, FBI
PlotRobbery, Abduction, Fight, Investigation, Obsession
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense

A thief makes a disturbing discovery in the house where he breaks in. Later, when he returns to the same house with his partner in crime, things are no longer how he expected.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersMafia, Serial killers, Alcoholics
PlotInvestigation, Hostage, Mystery
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleExciting, Action, By books, Atmospheric, Heavy

Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.

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.

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: 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: 6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:26
CharactersSerial killers
PlotHostage, Chase
StyleSerious, Disturbing

A gang of ruthless highway killers kidnap a wealthy couple traveling cross country only to shockingly discover that things are not what they seem.

Markimdb: 3.6
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers, Reporters
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Funeral, Lost memory
PlaceHospitals, USA
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

Bernard Salzmann's thriller Assumed Killer tells the tale of a reporter investigating a serial killer. After she suffers an accident and becomes an amnesiac, she begins to suspect her husband may be the person responsible for the brutal slayings

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: 7.2
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: 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: 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: 5.9
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: 6.8
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: 5.3
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersZombie, Teens, Serial killers, Cannibals
PlotRevenge, Death, Supernatural, Ghosts
PlaceSmall cities
StyleHeavy, Fancy, Black humor, Disturbing

On their way to Spring Break, college kids take a detour through an old Southern town. The people of Pleasant Valley insist the kids stay for their annual barbecue celebration... but instead of getting a taste of the old South, the old South gets a taste of them!

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: 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.

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: 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: 4.3
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Truckers, FBI, Beautiful girls
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Investigation, Cheating, Human trafficking
StyleAction, Womens in main roles

FBI Agent Karl Helter and his partner Rebecca Lombardo are very close to busting a sex-trafficking ring. When they realize their investigation has crossed the path of a brutal serial killer, they team up with a Texas Ranger to put an end to the infamous 'Truck Stop Killer'.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Killers, Pupils
PlotBody exchange, Death, Magic Items
PlaceSchool
StyleBlack humor, For a group of friends, Disturbing

A mystical, ancient dagger causes a notorious serial killer to magically switch bodies with a 17-year-old girl.

Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime
CountryGermany
Duration02:07
CharactersSerial killers
PlotRevenge, Life, Investigation, Family life, Rivalry
PlaceVillage, Germany, Small cities
StylePsychological problems, Action, Serious, Disturbing

When a notorious German serial killer is captured after committing some of the most heinous acts against humanity ever imaginable, a farmer and police officer from a sleepy rural community on the outskirts of Berlin is drawn into the case as he searches for the answers to a murder that has shaken his tight-knit community.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersSerial killers, Family, Mothers
PlotInvestigation, Cheating
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy, Serious

Michael Harding (Penn Badgley) returns home from military school to find his mother (Sela Ward) happily in love and living with her new boyfriend, David (Dylan Walsh). As the two men get to know each other, Michael becomes more and more suspicious of the man who is always there with a helpful hand. Is he really the man of her dreams or could David be hiding a dark side?

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersSerial killers, FBI

A Minnesota police officer crosses paths with a committed and tireless vigilante as he follows the trail of a ruthless predator responsible for several abductions and murders.





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