Movies and TV Shows about serial killer

True Detective
  • True Detective (2014)
  • Drama,
  • 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.
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True Detective
Dexter
  • Dexter (2006)
  • Drama, Mystery,
  • 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.
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Dexter
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile
  • Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019)
  • Drama, History, Thriller, Crime,
  • A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.
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Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile
Bundy and the Green River Killer
  • Bundy and the Green River Killer (2019)
  • Horror, Crime,
  • A police detective consults with incarcerated serial killer Ted Bundy to help him catch The Green River Killer.
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Bundy and the Green River Killer
Monster Party
  • Monster Party (2018)
  • Horror,
  • Three teenage thieves infiltrate a mansion dinner party, unaware that it is secretly being hosted by a serial killer cult for the social elite.
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Monster Party
Se7en
  • Se7en (1995)
  • Thriller, Crime, Mystery,
  • 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.
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Se7en
O Segredo de Davi
  • O Segredo de Davi (2018)
  • Drama, Horror, Thriller, Crime,
  • Behind the looks of a shy film student, David hides an obscure past that is about to be revealed. Figures strange to his routine appear in his life, and awaken feelings that transform him into a serial killer. David shoots the killings and gets famous on the internet. As the killings happen, his disturbing secret is threatened and can come out.
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O Segredo de Davi
The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil
  • The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil (2019)
  • Action, Crime,
  • In Cheonan, a serial murder case takes place, but the case becomes more and more of a mystery. Only Tae-suk, a cop, immediately senses that all the cases are by the same killer and starts investigation. One day, Dong-soo, a gang boss, got attacked by a suspicious man, and Tae-suk realizes that this man is the serial killer, K. Now, Dong-soo becomes the only witness and a survived victim from K.
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The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil
The Golden Glove
  • The Golden Glove (2019)
  • Drama, Horror, Thriller,
  • A serial killer strikes fear in the hearts of residents of Hamburg during the early 1970s.
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The Golden Glove
The Mentalist
  • The Mentalist (2008)
  • Drama, Mystery,
  • The Mentalist is an American police procedural television series that follows former "psychic" Patrick Jane, who is a consultant to the California Bureau of Investigation, using the highly developed observational skills he previously employed to "read" people's minds.
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The Mentalist
Mr. Mercedes
  • Mr. Mercedes (2017)
  • Drama,
  • 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.
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Mr. Mercedes
Slasher
  • Slasher (2016)
  • Drama, Mystery,
  • Thirty years ago, in the sleepy community of Waterbury, a killer known as “The Executioner” murdered Sarah Bennett's parents. Now Sarah and her husband Dylan have returned to town, only to find herself the centerpiece in a series of horrifying murders centered around the seven deadly sins.
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Slasher
Mindhunter
  • Mindhunter (2017)
  • Drama, Action & Adventure,
  • An agent in the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit develops profiling techniques as he pursues notorious serial killers and rapists.
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Mindhunter
Hannibal
  • Hannibal (2013)
  • Drama,
  • 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.
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Hannibal
Summer of 84
  • Summer of 84 (2018)
  • Drama, Horror, Thriller, Mystery,
  • Summer is usually a time for fun and games, but some teens get much more danger than they bargained for after beginning to suspect their neighbor is a serial murderer.
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Summer of 84
Saw V
  • Saw V (2008)
  • Horror, Thriller, Crime,
  • Detective Hoffman is seemingly the last person alive to carry on the Jigsaw legacy. But when his secret is threatened, he must go on the hunt to eliminate all the loose ends.
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Saw V
Our Evil
  • Our Evil (2019)
  • Drama, Horror, Thriller,
  • A man with spiritualist powers is told by his mentor that a demonic entity is returning to destroy his daughter's soul, and that he should take drastic measures to prevent this from happening.
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Our Evil
The Strangers: Prey at Night
  • The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018)
  • Horror, Thriller,
  • A family's road trip takes a dangerous turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park to stay with some relatives and find it mysteriously deserted. Under the cover of darkness, three masked psychopaths pay them a visit to test the family's every limit as they struggle to survive.
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The Strangers: Prey at Night
Bad Samaritan
  • Bad Samaritan (2018)
  • Thriller,
  • A thief makes a disturbing discovery in the house where he breaks in. Later, when he returns to the same house with his partner in crime, things are no longer how he expected.
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Bad Samaritan
Masked Mutilator
  • Masked Mutilator (2019)
  • Horror, Thriller, Crime,
  • After accidentally killing an opponent in the ring, a professional wrestler takes a job at a group home for youth offenders. But when a psychopath wearing a wrestling mask begins butchering the teenage residents, their rehabilitation will become a no-holds-barred battle for survival. Originally filmed in 1994 but completed in 2019.
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Masked Mutilator
The Highway Murders
  • The Highway Murders (2018)
  • Documentary,
  • A look at a series of unsolved murders.
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The Highway Murders
Saw II
  • Saw II (2005)
  • Horror,
  • When a new murder victim is discovered with all the signs of Jigsaw's hand, Detective Eric Matthews begins a full investigation and apprehends Jigsaw with little effort. But for Jigsaw, getting caught is just another part of his plan. Eight more of his victims are already fighting for their lives and now it's time for Matthews to join the game...
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Saw II
Halloween
  • Halloween (1978)
  • Horror, Thriller,
  • A psychotic murderer institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
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Halloween
Death Note
  • Death Note (2006)
  • Animation,
  • Light Yagami is a 17-year-old ace student who is bored of school, life and the state of the world. One day, on his way home after school he fiends a black notebook with "Death Note" written on it. The first few sentences of the book state that everyone whose name is written into it is going to die through the power of a Shinigami. At first he discards it as a joke but later he realizes that it is the tool with which he can change the world to a place without crime or criminals. However, after the first criminals die, the authorities are forced to do something and send the legendary detective L to track down Light.
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Death Note
Zodiac
  • Zodiac (2007)
  • Drama, Thriller, Crime, Mystery,
  • Based on the actual case files for one of the most intriguing unsolved crimes in America, "Zodiac" tells the story of a serial killer that 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.
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Zodiac
Child 44
  • Child 44 (2015)
  • Thriller, Crime,
  • 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.
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Child 44
Bates Motel
  • Bates Motel (2013)
  • Drama, Mystery,
  • The series, being a "contemporary prequel" to the 1960 film Psycho, depicts 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.
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Bates Motel
The Frozen Ground
  • The Frozen Ground (2013)
  • Thriller, Crime,
  • An Alaska State Trooper partners with a young woman who escaped the clutches of serial killer Robert Hansen to bring the murderer to justice. Based on actual events.
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The Frozen Ground
Scream
  • Scream (2015)
  • What starts as a YouTube video going viral, soon leads to problems for the teenagers of Lakewood and serves as the catalyst for a murder that opens up a window to the town's troubled past. Everyone has secrets. Everyone tells lies. Everyone is fair game.
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Scream
Scream Queens
  • Scream Queens (2015)
  • Comedy,
  • The super-charged comedy-horror series is a modern take on the classic whodunit with a killer cast.
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Scream Queens
Dark Sense
  • Dark Sense (2019)
  • Horror, Thriller,
  • Simon, a traumatised young man who can glimpse the future must do anything to stop a killer, even if it means being the murderer’s final victim. He hires Steve, an ex-SAS soldier but their plan goes awry.
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Dark Sense
No Good Deed
  • No Good Deed (2014)
  • Thriller,
  • Terri, a devoted wife and mother of two, lives an ideal life that takes a dramatic turn when her home and children are threatened by Colin, a charming stranger who smooth-talks his way into her house, claiming car trouble. The unexpected invitation leaves her and her family terrorized and fighting for survival.
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No Good Deed
Scream
  • Scream (1996)
  • Horror, Crime, Mystery,
  • A killer known as Ghostface begins killing off teenagers, and as the body count begins rising, one girl and her friends find themselves contemplating the "Rules" of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one.
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Scream
The 'Burbs
  • The 'Burbs (1989)
  • Horror, Comedy, Thriller,
  • When secretive new neighbors move in next door, suburbanite Ray Peterson and his friends let their paranoia get the best of them as they start to suspect the newcomers of evildoings and commence an investigation. But it's hardly how Ray, who much prefers drinking beer, reading his newspaper and watching a ball game on the tube expected to spend his vacation.
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The 'Burbs
Natural Born Killers
  • Natural Born Killers (1994)
  • Drama, Thriller, Crime,
  • Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.
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Natural Born Killers
The Cell
  • The Cell (2000)
  • Horror, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • A psychotherapist journeys inside a comatose serial killer in the hopes of saving his latest victim.
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The Cell
Mr. Brooks
  • Mr. Brooks (2007)
  • Drama, Thriller, Crime, Mystery,
  • A psychological thriller about a man who is sometimes controlled by his murder-and-mayhem-loving alter ego.
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Mr. Brooks
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning
  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
  • Horror,
  • Chrissie and her friends set out on a road trip for a final fling before one is shipped off to Vietnam. Along the way, bikers harass the foursome and cause an accident that throws Chrissie from the vehicle. The lawman who arrives on the scene kills one of the bikers and brings Chrissie's friends to the Hewitt homestead, where young Leatherface is learning the tools of terror.
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning
Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan
  • Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)
  • Horror, Thriller,
  • After a shocking return from beyond the grave, the diabolical Jason Voorhees ships out aboard a boat filled with graduating high school seniors on a trip bound for New York City, which soon transforms into the ultimate voyage of the damned.
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Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan
The Snowman
  • The Snowman (2017)
  • Drama, Horror, Thriller, Crime, Mystery,
  • Detective Harry Hole investigates the disappearance of a woman whose pink scarf is found wrapped around an ominous looking snowman.
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The Snowman