Russian movies about maniacs

List of the best Russian movies about maniacs, selected by visitors to our site: Child 44, Steel Butterfly, The Soul Conductor, Dead Lucky, S.S.D., There's Good Weather in Deribasovskaya, Or It's Raining Again in Brighton Beach, The Daughter, Wrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings, Don't Look Now, Finnick.

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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Child 44 (2015)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, USA, Russia
Duration02:21

Set in Stalin-era Soviet Union, a disgraced MGB agent is dispatched to investigate a series of child murders -- a case that begins to connect with the very top of party leadership.

Steel Butterfly (2012)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration01:47

A story about a homeless teenager Chuma and her relationships with police.

The Soul Conductor (2018)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryRussia
Duration01:26

Katya has a powerful gift: she sees ghosts. When her twin sister disappears, Katya begins a desperate search. Police insist her sister doesn’t exist, that she is a figment of Katya’s twisted imagination. However, during her search Katya discovers that there is a serial killer loose on the streets, and her sister is one of his victims. There is still hope to save her, but in a dark and mysterious city full of secrets, you can’t trust anyone. Not even yourself...

Dead Lucky (2017)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, comedy, crime
CountryRussia
Duration01:27

'The perfect killers just met their match'. The young fella is drawn into a criminal gang of his older brother that engaged in assassinations. But when they on the affair, they face a maniac who opens them hunt.

S.S.D. (2008)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror
CountryRussia
Duration01:50

On TV a new reality show, "Pionerlager", has started. Following the results of a casting, five young men and five girls, led by young TV presenter Alice Ten, go to the thrown pioneer camp. The rules state that every week someone would be eliminated from the show. The last one remaining will win the main prize: one million roubles. But suddenly game rules change: the invisible observer declares that it is life, not money, that will be the award for the winner. The maniac hiding behind the mask of a horse, begins a hunt for the participants. Children's horror stories which he once listened to in pioneer camp, revive and become a plot of its own murders.

There's Good Weather in Deribasovskaya, Or It's Raining Again in Brighton Beach (1992)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, crime
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:31

When mysterious Russian bandit named Artist came in USA, brave Russian special agent Fyodor Sokolov runs to States for defeat evil master.

The Daughter (2012)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration01:50

When fourteen-year-old Myrto learns her father has fled to avoid paying his debts, she kidnaps the son of his business partner whom she blames for bankrupting her father's joiner's workshop. Memories resurface as she wanders through the aisles of the workshop, where she hides her victim between stacks of spruce, oak and ebony.

Wrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings (2011)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, thriller, adventure
CountryCanada, Germany, USA
Duration01:33

Follows a group of friends that decide to go snowmobiling during their winter break. They make a "wrong turn", getting lost in a storm.

Don't Look Now (1973)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy
Duration01:50

Laura and John, grieved by a terrible loss, meet in Venice, where John is in charge of the restoration of a church, two mysterious sisters, one of whom gives them a message sent from the afterlife.

Finnick (2022)
Genreadventure, cartoon
CountryRussia

Not many people know that every house is inhabited by finns. They are furry creatures that appear in human world to take care of a house and keep the hearth. Finnick is a young Finn, who doesn't seem to care about his responsibility of making a home out of the house. He is just making pranks on «his people» and that is the reason why none of the families wanted to stay long in his house. Everything changes when a new family comes to his house, where Finnick's tricks do not work at all, and he meets 13-year old Christine and inexplicable events begin to happen in the city. Finnick and Christine, who are so different, will have to team up and work together to solve the mystery of the events and save the city.

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American Psycho (2000)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:42

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.

Red Dragon (2002)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:04

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.

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.

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.

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.

Tusk (2014)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:42

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.

Fear (1996)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:32

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.

Psycho (1960)
Duration01:49

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.

Gone (2012)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

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.

My Killer (2016)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration02:08

A young detective in the Northern Russian region of Yakutia is dealing with a seemingly simple murder case. The investigation becomes a dangerous journey into the world of illegal mining and gold trafficking in which life has no value.

The Raven (2012)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Spain, Hungary, Serbia
Duration01:50

A fictionalized account of the last days of Edgar Allan Poe's life, in which the poet is in pursuit of a serial killer whose murders mirror those in the writer's stories.

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.

Girl in the Basement (2021)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA

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.

Fear Street: 1978 (2021)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUSA, Canada

In 1978, two rival groups at Camp Nightwing must band together to solve a terrifying mystery when horrors from their towns' history come alive.

Saw (2004)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrehorror, thriller, crime, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:43

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...

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.

The Postcard Killings (2020)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

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.

The Limehouse Golem (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom

A series of murders has shaken the community to the point where people believe that only a legendary creature from dark times – the mythical Golem – must be responsible.

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.

I Spit on Your Grave 2 (2013)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Bulgaria
Duration01:41

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…




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