Psychopath Movies

List of the best psychopathic movies selected by visitors to our site: Seven Psychopaths, There Will Be Blood, Greta, Alone, The Strangers: Prey at Night, Play Misty for Me, In the Company of Men, Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Funny Games, Misery.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Country
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:50
CharactersDogs, Gangsters, Gangsters, Killers, Thieves
PlotAdventure, Skirmishes, Abduction, Cheating
PlaceParty, Deserts, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Smart, Tense, Fancy

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

Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:38
CharactersAlcoholics, Businessmen, Priests
PlotMoney, Obsession, Success, Oil, Rivalry
PlaceCalifornia, Small cities
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Smart, Epic, Intellectual

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.

Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryRepublic of Ireland, USA
Duration01:34
CharactersDogs, Psychopath, Widows
PlotObsession, Friendship, Pursuit
PlaceFrance, Metro
StyleAction, Fascinating, Black humor, Disturbing, Womens in main roles

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.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
CharactersManiacs, Psychopath, Hunters
PlotSurvival, Travel, The escape, Death, Supernatural
PlaceForest
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:14
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Psychopath, Family
PlotTravel, Survival, Death, Fear
TimeNight
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Tense

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.

Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersDJs
PlotObsession, Pursuit, Rivalry
PlaceCalifornia

A brief fling between a male disc jockey and an obsessed female fan takes a frightening, and perhaps even deadly turn when another woman enters the picture.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:37
CharactersFriends
PlotLove, Friendship, Love triangle, Rivalry
PlaceOffice
StylePsychological problems, Smart, Black humor

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.

Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Heavy, Explicit scenes, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryAustria
Duration01:48
CharactersSerial killers
PlotMental disorders, Vacation
PlaceLake
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Atmospheric

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.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersPsychopath, Writers
PlotObsession, Loneliness
TimeWinter
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Disturbing

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.

Duration01:40
CharactersGangsters
PlotRobbery
StyleFor men

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.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:13
CharactersLosers, Psychiatrists, Nurses
PlotFreedom
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
StyleInteresting, Psychological problems, Soulful, Fascinating, Serious

While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser, Randle Patrick McMurphy inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse, Mildred Ratched.

Markimdb: 9.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersScammers, Prisoner, Friends, Good people
PlotSurvival, Prison Break, The escape, Freedom, Fate
PlacePrison, Mexico, USA
StyleInteresting, Popular, To cry, Atmospheric, Fascinating

Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be admired by the other inmates -- including an older prisoner named Red -- for his integrity and unquenchable sense of hope.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration03:14
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar, Apocalypse, Skirmishes
PlaceJungle, Vietnam, Asia
StylePsychological problems, Action, Depressive

At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, "does not exist, nor will it ever exist." His goal is to locate - and eliminate - a mysterious Green Beret Colonel named Walter Kurtz, who has been leading his personal army on illegal guerrilla missions into enemy territory.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryPoland
Duration01:33
CharactersDogs, Teachers, Musicians, Students
PlotTravel, Obsession, Loneliness
PlaceSea, School
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleUnexpected ending, Light, Tense

It is a bitter story about a middle-aged man, who hates his life and other people, including himself. Adam Miauczynski, the character known from director Marek Koterski's previous films, is a 44 year-old teacher, who reads poetry during school lessons and later goes home swearing and calling his neighbours' names. The worst pain for him is the next 5 minutes of living. He doesn't accept himself and even everyday contacts with others cause his aggression. Though constantly dreaming of a romantic love, he is not bold enough to make his dreams come true. The desperate Miauczynski personalizes our own fears and obsessions, which have become so visible recently.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:41
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Psychologists, Photographers, Blind
PlotObsession
PlaceEngland
StyleAction, Heavy, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersPolice
PlotTreason, Abduction, Investigation, Intrigue, Mystery
PlaceUSA, Office, New York
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, action, thriller, comedy, drama, cartoon, crime, anime
CountryJapan
Duration02:00
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Hired assassins
PlotMartial Arts, Revenge
StyleExciting, Heavy, Black humor

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.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Killers, Cannibals
PlotInvestigation
StyleBy books

Clarice Starling is a top student at the FBI's training academy. Jack Crawford wants Clarice to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a brilliant psychiatrist who is also a violent psychopath, serving life behind bars for various acts of murder and cannibalism. Crawford believes that Lecter may have insight into a case and that Starling, as an attractive young woman, may be just the bait to draw him out.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, western, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:02
CharactersHired assassins, Killers, Thieves, Sheriffs
PlotSkirmishes, Money, Death, Pursuit, Chase
PlaceFrance, Texas
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Oscars, Atmospheric, Fascinating

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.

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.

Duration01:49
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers
PlotMoney, Obsession, Split personality, Mental disorders, Mystery
PlaceHotels
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Heavy, Smart

When larcenous real estate clerk Marion Crane goes on the lam with a wad of cash and hopes of starting a new life, she ends up at the notorious Bates Motel, where manager Norman Bates cares for his housebound mother. The place seems quirky, but fine… until Marion decides to take a shower.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genreaction, drama, adventure, biography, history
CountryWest Germany, Mexico, Peru
Duration01:33
CharactersMilitary, Amazons, Soldier
PlotAdventure, Travel, Slavery, Obsession, Expeditions
PlaceJungle
TimeMiddle Ages, 16th century
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Depressive, Serious

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?

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, crime
CountryNetherlands, United Kingdom, France
Duration02:04
CharactersCannibals

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

Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Czech Republic, United Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:41
CharactersDinosaurs, Scientists, Tourists
PlotTime travel, Survival, Adventure, Time machine, Technology
PlaceJungle, Laboratory
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Serious, For men, Disturbing

When a hunter sent back to the prehistoric era runs off the path he must not leave, he causes a chain reaction that alters history in disastrous ways.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersZombie, Maniacs, Serial killers, Hunters, Sheriffs
PlotTravel, Revenge, Chase
PlaceTexas

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.

Markimdb: 9
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration03:15
CharactersHeroes, Jews
PlotWar, On real events, Survival
PlaceConcentration camp, Ghetto, Germany
TimeWorld War II
StylePopular, Exciting, Fascinating, Touching, Depressive

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.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Killers, Partners, Newlyweds
PlotChase
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Black humor

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

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:25
CharactersManiacs, Clowns, The Joker, Losers, Psychopath
PlotLoneliness, Depression, Mental disorders
PlaceUSA
StylePsychological problems, DC, By comics, Atmospheric, Heavy

During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:32
PlotSupernatural, Ghosts
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Restricted areas
StyleDisturbing

A crew from a paranormal reality television show lock themselves in a haunted psychiatric hospital. They search for evidence of paranormal activity as they shoot what ends up becoming their final episode.





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