Series about serial killers

Series about serial killers
List of the best series about serial killers selected by visitors to our site: True Detective, Eye Candy, The Mentalist, Bloodlands, YOU, Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer, Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel, I'll Be Gone in the Dark, Chikatilo, Memorist.

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

True Detective (2014)
Markimdb: 8.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersSerial killers, Police, Partners, Detectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSA
StylePopular, Worth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Atmospheric

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.

Eye Candy (2015)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersSerial killers, Hackers
PlotInvestigation, Missing people
PlaceUSA
StyleBy books

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.

The Mentalist (2008)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersSerial killers, Psychologists, Geniuses, Partners, Special agents
PlotInvestigation, Revenge, Deception
StylePopular, Worth watching, Spectacular, Twisted plot

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.

Bloodlands (2021)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersSerial killers, Police, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Lost Love, Death of his wife

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

YOU (2018)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Writers
PlotLove, Relationship, Social networks, Obsession, Obsession with love
StyleFancy

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.

Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer (2021)
CharactersSerial killers, Killers
PlotInvestigation, Death
StyleBased on real events

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.

Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel (2021)
CharactersSerial killers
PlotInvestigation, Death, Missing people
PlaceHotels, USA
StyleBased on real events

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

I'll Be Gone in the Dark (2020)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredocumentary, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers
PlotInvestigation
StyleAction, Based on real events, Fascinating

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
CharactersSerial killers, Police, Killers, Psychologists, Psychiatrists
PlotInvestigation, Missing people
PlaceUSSR, Russia
StyleDark

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Memorist (2020)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, fantasy, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersSerial killers, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Telepathy
StyleDorama

When Dong Baek was a high school student, he suddenly gained a supernatural power. Whenever he touches somebody, he can read that person's memory. Dong Baek reveals his memory reading ability to people and he becomes a detective. He is gung-ho to catch as many criminals as possible. He encounters a mysterious serial murder case.

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Mouse (2021)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersPolice, Serial killers, Maniacs, Mice
PlotInvestigation, Lost memory

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.

Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (2011)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersSerial killers, Special agents
PlotMystery
PlaceUSA

Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior was a short-lived American police procedural drama that aired on CBS. The show debuted in 2011 as a spin-off from the successful Criminal Minds, which had premiered in 2005. This edition's profiling team also worked for the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Behavioral Analysis Unit in Quantico, Virginia. In an April 2010 episode of Criminal Minds, during the show's fifth season, the original team met the new team and worked with them to find a San Francisco serial killer. This episode served as the new series' backdoor pilot. Just like the parent series, CBS owned the underlying North American rights, while ABC owned the international rights. The series premiered on February 16, 2011, and filled the Wednesday 10 pm time slot, airing immediately after the original Criminal Minds. CBS cancelled the series on May 17, 2011. The series ends with a cliffhanger. On September 6, 2011 CBS DVD released the complete series as a 4 disc-set. It is packaged as "The DVD Edition". There are numerous special features and two episode commentaries with the cast and crew. The set includes the backdoor pilot from season five of the original show.

Rellik (2017)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:29
CharactersSerial killers, Detectives
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Weapons
PlaceEngland
TimeDark ones
StyleAction, Makes me think

A serial killer thriller told in reverse, unravelling the truth behind a series of murders as DCI Gabriel Markham hunts down a brutal killer.

La Zona (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountrySpain
Duration00:56
CharactersSerial killers
PlotInvestigation, Death
PlaceSmall towns
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating

The disastrous meltdown of a nuclear power plant in Northern Spain created a contaminated no-go zone and left the nearby provincial city and inhabitants in a state of shock and mourning. Three years later, while the city prepares for the commemoration ceremony, a mutilated body is found in a warehouse. Police inspector Hector Uria's search for the murderer takes him deep into the no-go zone and into his own past.

The Alienist (2018)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersTeenagers, Serial killers, Psychologists, Journalists
PlotInvestigation
Time19th century
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, Action

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.

Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes (2019)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredocumentary, crime, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersSerial killers, Killers
StyleWorth watching, Based on real events

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.

The Tunnel (2013)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration01:00
CharactersSerial killers, Partners
PlaceEngland
StyleAction

The plot follows detectives Karl Roebuck and Elise Wasserman working together to find a serial killer who left the upper-half body of a French politician and the lower-half of a British prostitute in the Channel Tunnel, at the midpoint between France and the UK. They later learn that the killer—who comes to be nicknamed the "Truth Terrorist"—is on a moral crusade to highlight many social problems, terrorising both countries in the process

Chasing Shadows (2014)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersSerial killers, Partners
PlotMissing people
PlaceEngland
StyleAction

Chasing Shadows' follows a team of special operatives who are tracking down serial killers.

Helstrom (2020)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, action, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, Australia
CharactersSerial killers, Superhero, Demons, Brother and sister, Partners
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Investigation, Mystery
StyleSpectacular

Daimon and Ana Helstrom are the son and daughter of a mysterious and powerful serial killer. The siblings have a complicated dynamic as they track down the terrorizing worst of humanity — each with their attitude and skills.

In Plain Sight (2016)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs
PlotInvestigation
StyleAction, Fascinating, Based on real events

Based on the true story of Lanarkshire detective William Muncie’s quest to bring to justice notorious Scottish killer Peter Manuel.




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