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., The Daughter, There's Good Weather in Deribasovskaya, Or It's Raining Again in Brighton Beach, 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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Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, USA, Russia
Duration02:21
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Police, Military, Pregnant
PlotThe escape, Relationship, Investigation, Political, Justice
PlaceSchool, Trains, Russia, Forest, USSR
StyleAction, By books, Tense, Creepy, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration01:47
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Serial killers, Killers, Orphans
StyleAction, To cry, Tense, Depressive, Sad ones

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

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryRussia
Duration01:26
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Sisters
PlotSuperpowers, Investigation, Intrigue, Ghosts, Rivalry
PlaceRussia, Moscow
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense

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...

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, comedy, crime
CountryRussia
Duration01:27
CharactersZombie, Maniacs, Serial killers, Killers, Friends
PlotFight, Investigation, Supernatural, Mystery, Fear
PlaceRussia
StyleExciting, Action, Disturbing

'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.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror
CountryRussia
Duration01:50
CharactersManiacs
PlaceRussia
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration01:50
CharactersManiacs
PlotDeath

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.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, crime
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:31
CharactersManiacs, Mafia, Serial killers, CIA, Special agents
PlotLove, Ballet, KGB
PlaceUSSR, New York

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

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
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy
Duration01:50
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Clairvoyants
PlotSupernatural, Mental disorders
PlaceItaly, Venice
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Fascinating

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.

Genreadventure, cartoon
CountryRussia
CharactersBrownies
StyleFor children

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.

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: 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: 6.8
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: 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: 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: 6.2
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: 5.3
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.

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: 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
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration02:08
CharactersTwins
PlotOn real events, Cheating
PlaceRussia
StyleAction, Tense

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.

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: 6.4
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Spain, Hungary, Serbia
Duration01:50
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers
PlotInvestigation
StyleGothic

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.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Captives, Fathers
PlotOn real events, Hostage
PlaceUSA
StyleTense, Gloomy, Fascinating, Womens in main roles, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Girlfriends
PlotSurvival, Multi-part
PlaceSummer camp, Small cities
StyleWomens in main roles, Depressive, Disturbing

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

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...

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: 6.3
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Maids, Actors
PlotInvestigation, Jealousy
PlaceCourt, London
StyleAction, Tense, Gothic, Disturbing

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.

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: 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: 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.





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