Psychopath Movies

List of the best psychopathic movies selected by visitors to our site: Seven Psychopaths, There Will Be Blood, Alone, Greta, The Strangers: Prey at Night, In the Company of Men, Funny Games, The Devil's Rejects, Peeping Tom, The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover.

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

Genre
Country
Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:50

A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.

There Will Be Blood (2007)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:38

Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview moves to oil-rich California. Using his adopted son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their valuable properties for a pittance. However, local preacher Eli Sunday suspects Plainviews motives and intentions, starting a slow-burning feud that threatens both their lives.

Alone (2020)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller
CountryUSA

A recently widowed traveler is kidnapped by a cold blooded killer, only to escape into the wilderness where she is forced to battle against the elements as her pursuer closes in on her.

Greta (2019)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryRepublic of Ireland, USA
Duration01:34

A young woman returns an elderly widow’s lost purse, leading to an unlikely relationship between the two — until the young woman discovers her elder might not be all that she seems.

The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:14

A family’s road trip takes a dangerous turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park to stay with some relatives and find it mysteriously deserted. Under the cover of darkness, three masked psychopaths pay them a visit to test the family’s every limit as they struggle to survive.

In the Company of Men (1997)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:37

Two business executives--one an avowed misogynist, the other recently emotionally wounded by his love interest--set out to exact revenge on the female gender by seeking out the most innocent, uncorrupted girl they can find and ruining her life.

Funny Games (1997)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryAustria
Duration01:48

Two psychotic young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement.

The Devil's Rejects (2005)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

The sequel to House of 1000 Corpses – the Firefly family are ambushed at their isolated home by Sheriff Wydell and a squad of armed men guns blazing – yet only Otis and his sister, Baby, manage to escape the barrage of bullets unharmed. Hiding out in a backwater motel, the wanted siblings wait to rendezvous with their errant father, Captain Spaulding, killing whoever happens to stand in their way.

Peeping Tom (1960)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:41

Loner Mark Lewis works at a film studio during the day and, at night, takes racy photographs of women. Also he's making a documentary on fear, which involves recording the reactions of victims as he murders them. He befriends Helen, the daughter of the family living in the apartment below his, and he tells her vaguely about the movie he is making.

The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, crime
CountryNetherlands, United Kingdom, France
Duration02:04

The wife of an abusive criminal finds solace in the arms of a kind regular guest in her husband's restaurant.

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Ichi the Killer (2001)
Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, action, thriller, comedy, drama, cartoon, crime, anime
CountryJapan
Duration02:00

As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of.

Aguirre: The Wrath of God (1972)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genreaction, drama, adventure, biography, history
CountryWest Germany, Mexico, Peru
Duration01:33

A few decades after the destruction of the Inca empire, a Spanish expedition leaves the mountains of Peru and goes down the Amazon river in search of gold and wealth. Soon, they come across great difficulties and Don Aguirre, a ruthless man who cares only about riches, becomes their leader. But will his quest lead them to "the golden city", or to certain destruction?

Natural Born Killers (1994)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:59

Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.

Basic Instinct (1992)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Spain, USA, France
Duration02:08

A police detective is in charge of the investigation of a brutal murder, in which a beautiful and seductive woman could be involved.

Man Bites Dog (1992)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, comedy, drama, crime
CountryBelgium
Duration01:35

The activities of rampaging, indiscriminate serial killer Ben are recorded by a willingly complicit documentary team, who eventually become his accomplices and active participants. Ben provides casual commentary on the nature of his work and arbitrary musings on topics of interest to him, such as music or the conditions of low-income housing, and even goes so far as to introduce the documentary crew to his family. But their reckless indulgences soon get the better of them.

Hard Candy (2005)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:43

A mature 14-year old girl meets a charming 32-year old photographer on the Internet. Suspecting that he is a pedophile, she goes to his home in an attempt to expose him.

We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:52

After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.

M (1931)
Duration01:48

In this classic German thriller, Hans Beckert, a serial killer who preys on children, becomes the focus of a massive Berlin police manhunt. Beckert's heinous crimes are so repellant and disruptive to city life that he is even targeted by others in the seedy underworld network. With both cops and criminals in pursuit, the murderer soon realizes that people are on his trail, sending him into a tense, panicked attempt to escape justice.

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.

Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Duration01:40

A botched robbery indicates a police informant, and the pressure mounts in the aftermath at a warehouse. Crime begets violence as the survivors -- veteran Mr. White, newcomer Mr. Orange, psychopathic parolee Mr. Blonde, bickering weasel Mr. Pink and Nice Guy Eddie -- unravel.

No Country for Old Men (2007)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, western, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:02

Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the violent pursuit of money and justice collide.

Blue Velvet (1986)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:00

The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of criminals who have kidnapped her child.

GoodFellas (1990)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:20

The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.

Misery (1990)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

Novelist Paul Sheldon crashes his car on a snowy Colorado road. He is found by Annie Wilkes, the "number one fan" of Paul's heroine Misery Chastaine. Annie is also somewhat unstable, and Paul finds himself crippled, drugged and at her mercy.

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.

Se7en (1995)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

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.

The Dark Knight (2008)
Markimdb: 9
Genrefantastic, fantastic, action, action, thriller, drama, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:32

Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as the Joker.

Sexy Beast (2001)
Duration02:24

Ex-safecracker Gal Dove has served his time behind bars and is blissfully retired to a Spanish villa paradise with a wife he adores. The idyll is shattered by the arrival of his nemesis Don Logan, intent on persuading Gal to return to London for one last big job. Desperate not to sacrifice his enchanted existence, Dove is drawn into a shocking battle of wills with Logan, and takes part in a sensational underwater heist, risking everything to protect the woman he loves.

Schindler's List (1993)
Markimdb: 9
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration03:15

The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.

A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantastic, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:17

Demonic gang-leader Alex goes on the spree of rape, mugging and murder with his pack of "droogs". But he's a boy who also likes Beethoven's Ninth and a bit of "the old in-out, in-out". He later finds himself at the mercy of the state and its brainwashing experiment designed to take violence off the streets.




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