Series about serial killers

Series about serial killers
List of the best series about serial killers selected by visitors to our site: YOU, True Detective, Criminal Minds, The Mentalist, Ripper Street, Bates Motel, The Fall, The Bridge, Dexter, Hannibal.

In the top there are new series of 2022, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

Genre
Country
YOU (2018)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

When a brilliant bookstore manager crosses paths with an aspiring writer, he uses the internet and social media to gather the most intimate of details and get close to her. A charming and awkward crush quickly becomes obsession as he quietly and strategically removes every obstacle - and person - in his way.

True Detective (2014)
Markimdb: 8.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:00

An American anthology police detective series utilizing multiple timelines in which investigations seem to unearth personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within or outside the law.

Criminal Minds (2005)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:43

An elite team of FBI profilers analyze the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. The Behavioral Analysis Unit's most experienced agent is David Rossi, a founding member of the BAU who returns to help the team solve new cases.

The Mentalist (2008)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Patrick Jane, a former celebrity psychic medium, uses his razor sharp skills of observation and expertise at "reading" people to solve serious crimes with the California Bureau of Investigation.

Ripper Street (2012)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
Duration07:20

A drama set in the East End of London in 1889, during the aftermath of the "Ripper" murders. The action centres around the notorious H Division – the police precinct from hell – which is charged with keeping order in the chaotic streets of Whitechapel. Ripper Street explores the lives of characters trying to recover from the Ripper's legacy, from crimes that have not only irretrievably altered their lives, but the very fabric of their city. At the drama's heart our detectives try to bring a little light into the dark world they inhabit.

Bates Motel (2013)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

A "contemporary prequel" to the 1960 film Psycho, depicting the life of Norman Bates and his mother Norma prior to the events portrayed in Hitchcock's film, albeit in a different fictional town and in a modern setting. The series begins after the death of Norma's husband, when she purchases a motel located in a coastal Oregon town so she and Norman can start a new life.

The Fall (2013)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:58

When the Police Service of Northern Ireland are unable to close a case after 28 days, Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson of the Metropolitan Police Service is called in to review the case. Under her new leadership, the local detectives must track down and stop a serial killer who is terrorising the city of Belfast.

The Bridge (2011)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration00:57

When a body is found on the bridge between Denmark and Sweden, right on the border, Danish inspector Martin Rohde and Swedish Saga Norén have to share jurisdiction and work together to find the killer.

Dexter (2006)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:55

Dexter is an American television drama series. The series centers on Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter pattern analyst for 'Miami Metro Police Department' who also leads a secret life as a serial killer, hunting down criminals who have slipped through the cracks of justice.

Hannibal (2013)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Both a gift and a curse, Graham has the extraordinary ability to think like his prey—he sees what they see, feels what they feel. But while Graham is pursuing an especially troubling, cannibalistic murderer, Special Agent Jack Crawford teams him with a highly respected psychiatrist – a man with a taste for the criminal minded – Dr. Hannibal Lecter.

19 more tv-series
Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer (2021)

Beneath the sunlit glamour of 1985 L.A. lurks a relentlessly evil serial killer. In this true-crime story, two detectives won't rest until they catch him.

Eye Candy (2015)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

Tech genius Lindy, convinced by her roommate to begin online dating, begins to suspect that one of her mysterious suitors may be a deadly cyber stalker. When her friends at the elusive cyber-police uncover a potential serial killer in Manhattan, all signs point to one of Lindy’s dates. Teaming up with this band of hackers Lindy works to solve the murders while unleashing her own style of justice on the streets of New York City.

Mouse (2021)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea

A psychopath’s ruthless serial murders have left the entire nation gripped with fear and chaos. A honest and justice-seeking rookie police officer and a veteran detective with tragic past, face against the killer. After the encounter with the psychopath, their lives totally change.

The Following (2013)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Notorious serial killer Joe Carroll, after being found guilty of murdering 14 female students on the Virginia college campus where he taught literature, escapes from death row. The FBI calls former agent Ryan Hardy to consult on the case, as he was the one responsible for Carroll’s capture in 2003. Ryan, working closely with an FBI team, including Mike Weston and FBI Specialist Debra Parker, piece together the ever-growing web of murders orchestrated by the devious Carroll.

The Alienist (2018)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:35

New York, 1896. Police commissioner Theodore Roosevelt brings together criminal psychologist Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, newspaper illustrator John Moore and secretary Sara Howard to investigate several murders of male prostitutes.

The Method (2015)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration02:47

The main character is an extraordinary and mysterious person, at the same time, he (Rodion Meglin) is an outstanding inspector. Rodion is used to work alone in order to keep the secrecy of his unusual method. Young graduate Esenya Steklova is eager to get the internship with the glorious investigator but she could hardly expect the challenges she would face while working with Rodion. Together they investigate the cruelest crimes that took place in the history of Russian criminality.

Mr. Mercedes (2017)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:16

A demented serial killer taunts a retired police detective with a series of lurid letters and emails, forcing the ex-cop to undertake a private, and potentially felonious, crusade to bring the killer to justice before he can strike again. Based on the bestselling novel by Stephen King.

American Horror Story (2011)
Markimdb: 8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

American Horror Story is an anthology horror drama series.

The Killing (2011)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:43

The Killing is an American crime drama television series based upon the Danish television series Forbrydelsen. Set in Seattle, Washington, the series follows the various murder investigations by homicide detectives Sarah Linden and Stephen Holder.

Life on Mars (2006)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:59

A detective chief inspector from 2006 is investigating a serial killer when he is knocked over by a speeding car. Waking up, he finds himself mysteriously transported back in time to 1973. Initially struggling to come to terms with his situation, he has to come to terms with the old-fashioned technology and attitude of the day, while figuring out how he came to be trapped in the past.

Luther (2010)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:00

A dark psychological crime drama starring Idris Elba as Luther, a man struggling with his own terrible demons, who might be as dangerous as the depraved murderers he hunts.

Manhunt: Unabomber (2017)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:01

Follow Jim Fitzgerald, the FBI agent who tracked down Ted Kaczynksi, aka the “Unabomber,” and brought him to justice through his expertise in profiling and linguistics.

Mindhunter (2017)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:14

An agent in the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit develops profiling techniques as he pursues notorious serial killers and rapists.

I'll Be Gone in the Dark (2020)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredocumentary, crime, detective
CountryUSA

An exploration of the case of the Golden State Killer who terrorized California in the 1970s and 1980s, committing 50 sexual assaults and 10 murders, and true crime author Michelle McNamara's obsessive quest to find justice on behalf of his victims.

Chikatilo (2021)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia

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Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel (2021)

The notorious Cecil Hotel grows in infamy when guest Elisa Lam vanishes. A dive into crime's darkest places.

Bloodlands (2021)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom

Northern Irish police officer DCI Tom Brannick connects a suicide note with an infamous cold case with enormous personal significance.

The Sons of Sam: A Descent Into Darkness (2021)
Markimdb: 7
Genredocumentary, crime, detective, history
CountryUSA

The Son of Sam case grew into a lifelong obsession for journalist Maury Terry, who became convinced that the murders were linked to a satanic cult.

Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes (2019)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredocumentary, crime, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:00

A unique look inside the mind of an infamous serial killer with this cinematic self-portrait crafted from statements made by Ted Bundy, including present-day interviews, archival footage and audio recordings from death row.




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