TV series about killers

TV series about killers
List of the best series about killers selected by visitors to our site: The Stranger, Chikatilo, Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer, Barry, Mare of Easttown, The Purge, Killing Eve, The Serpent, The Boys, Hunters.

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

The Stranger (2020)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, crime
CharactersKillers, Strangers, Taxi drivers
StyleWomen in the lead roles

An unassuming young rideshare driver is thrown into her worst nightmare when a mysterious Hollywood Hills passenger enters her car. Her terrifying, heart-stopping ride with the stranger unfolds over 12 hours as she navigates the seedy underbelly of Los Angeles in a chilling game of cat and mouse.

Chikatilo (2021)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CharactersSerial killers, Police, Killers, Psychologists, Psychiatrists
PlotInvestigation, Missing people
PlaceUSSR, Russia

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Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer (2021)
CharactersSerial killers, Killers
PlotInvestigation, Death
StyleNetflix, Based 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.

Barry (2018)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, comedy, drama, crime
CharactersKillers, Friends, Soldier, Hired assassins, Actors
StyleAction, Fascinating

A hit man from the Midwest moves to Los Angeles and gets caught up in the city's theatre arts scene.

Mare of Easttown (2021)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genredrama, crime, detective
CharactersPolice, Killers, Detectives
StyleWomen in the lead roles

A detective in a small Pennsylvania town investigates a local murder while trying to keep her life from falling apart.

The Purge (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, France
CharactersSerial killers, Killers, Criminals
PlotSurvival, Death, Politics, Love triangle, Revolution

Set in a dystopian America ruled by a totalitarian political party, the series follows several seemingly unrelated characters living in a small city. Tying them all together is a mysterious savior who’s impeccably equipped for everything the night throws at them. As the clock winds down with their fates hanging in the balance, each character is forced to reckon with their pasts as they discover how far they will go to survive the night.

Killing Eve (2018)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Italy
CharactersKillers, Strong women, Special agents, Hired assassins
StyleSpectacular, Action

A security consultant hunts for a ruthless assassin. Based on the Villanelle novellas by Luke Jennings.

The Serpent (2021)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersSuperhero, Spy, Criminals, Scammers, Killers
PlotInvestigation, Martial Arts
StyleFascinating, Based on real events

The remarkable story of how murderer Charles Sobhraj was captured. As the chief suspect in unsolved murders of young Western travellers across India, Thailand and Nepal’s ‘Hippie Trail’ in 1975 and 1976, Sobhraj had repeatedly slipped from the grasp of authorities worldwide to become Interpol's most wanted man, with arrest warrants on three different continents.

The Boys (2019)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrefantastic, action, drama, crime
CharactersSuperhero, Killers, Criminals, Losers, Celebrities
PlotSuperpowers, Revenge, Supernatural, Investigation
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Action, By comics

A group of vigilantes known informally as “The Boys” set out to take down corrupt superheroes with no more than blue-collar grit and a willingness to fight dirty.

Hunters (2020)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, crime, detective
CharactersKillers, Bounty Hunters
PlotInvestigation, Harassment

A diverse band of Nazi Hunters living in 1977 New York City discover that hundreds of high ranking Nazi officials are living among us and conspiring to create a Fourth Reich in the U.S. The eclectic team of Hunters set out on a bloody quest to bring the Nazis to justice and thwart their new genocidal plans.

Tell Me a Story (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
CharactersFamily, Killers, Criminals
PlotLove, Robbery

The world's most beloved fairy tales reimagined as a dark and twisted psychological thriller.

Hidden (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersSerial killers, Killers, Detectives
PlaceSmall towns
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

DI Cadi John and DC Owen Vaughan try to solve a case involving Mali Pryce, a young woman whose body was discovered in a stream in the woods.

Deadly Class (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersTeenagers, Killers
PlotDeath, Martial Arts, Sects
TimeDark ones
StyleFor men, Atmospheric

Follow a disillusioned teen recruited into a storied high school for assassins. Maintaining his moral code while surviving a ruthless curriculum, vicious social cliques, and his own adolescent uncertainties may prove fatal.

Born to Kill (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTeenagers, Killers, Single mothers

A haunting exploration of the mind of Sam, a teenager who's on the verge of acting out hidden psychopathic desires.

NOS4A2 (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, detective
CharactersVampire, Family, Killers, Childrens, Artists
PlotSuperpowers, Magic, Love triangle, Abduction, Motorcycles
PlaceParallel worlds, USA
TimeNew Year

A young Victoria "Vic" McQueen discovers she has the power to unlock portals that help her find lost objects. As she delves further into this hidden universe, she encounters many other "inscape travelers" - some benevolent, and some who have been corrupted by their power. When Vic encounters Charlie Manx, an immortal who stays that way by feeding off of the souls of children, she makes a sworn enemy of Manx.

Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, cartoon, anime
PlotSurvival, Computer games

Karen Kohiruimaki always felt out of place in the real world. Due to her extreme height, she found it hard to make friends with other girls her age. Everything changes when she's introduced to VR and Gun Gale Online. In GGO, Karen is free to play the cute, chibi avatar of her dreams! Can Karen find friendship in this bullet-ridden MMO...?

Nikita (2010)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CharactersSpy, Killers, Hired assassins
PlotMartial Arts

Nikita will stop at nothing to expose and destroy Division, the secret U.S. agency who trained her as a spy and assassin.

Stag (2016)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersKillers, Friends
PlotSupernatural, Survival
StyleEasy, Fascinating

Dark comedy about a group of obnoxious friends who struggle to survive the Stag Weekend from hell, as a deer-stalking expedition in the Scottish Highlands quickly turns messier than expected.

Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes (2019)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredocumentary, crime, biography, history
CharactersSerial killers, Killers
StyleNetflix, Worth 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 Beast Must Die (2021)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersKillers, Mothers
PlotRevenge, Investigation
StyleBy books, Women in the lead roles

Following the death of her son in a hit and run, all Frances Cairnes wants is to hunt down and kill the man she believes is responsible. When she finally tracks him down, she tricks her way into his house and plots his murder from within.