True Crime: Serial Killer and Spree Killer Movies

No documentaries, no docudrama's, only movies. Based on true crime, so no fictional killers.

I have tried to leave out movies which are IMO tóó loosely based upon the real events, though sometimes it is a thin line. 'Inspired by' is not enough to make this list. I have also left out movies about hitmen and war criminals.

I must have missed quite a few movies on this list, so if you have any suggestions to add, please tell me.
I have seen quite a lot of these but not all. Some are great, some are utter crap.

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1.
10 Rillington Place (1971)
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Based on the real-life case of the British serial killer John Christie, and what happened to his neighbours Tim and Beryl Evans. (111 mins.)
“ Based on John Reginald Christie ” - BloedEnMelk
 
2.
A Is for Acid (2002 TV Movie)
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John George Haigh, the notorious "acid bath murderer" in 1940s England, becomes the subject of this dramatization. (99 mins.)
Director: Harry Bradbeer
“ Based on John George Haigh ” - BloedEnMelk
 
3.
Angst (1983)
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A troubled man gets released from prison and starts taking out his sadistic fantasies on an unsuspecting family living in a secluded house. (87 mins.)
Director: Gerald Kargl
“ Based on Werner Kniesek ” - BloedEnMelk
 
4.
Appropriate Adult (2011 Mini-Series)
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Dramatisation of the case of serial killers Fred and Rose West, focusing on the way in which they were brought to justice. (69 mins.)
“ Based on Fred and Rose West ” - BloedEnMelk
 
5.
The Atlanta Child Murders (1985 Mini-Series)
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The city of Atlanta, Georgia, is terrorized by a rash of child murders occurring in its black community... (245 mins.)
Director: John Erman
“ Based on the Atlanta Child Murders. ” - BloedEnMelk
 
6.
Badlands (1973)
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An impressionable teenage girl from a dead-end town and her older greaser boyfriend embark on a killing spree in the South Dakota badlands. (94 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
“ Based on Charles Starkweather and Caril Ann Fugate ” - BloedEnMelk
 
7.
Bathory: Countess of Blood (2008)
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Bathory is based on the legends surrounding the life and deeds of Countess Elizabeth Bathory known as the greatest murderess in the history of mankind... (141 mins.)
Director: Juraj Jakubisko
“ Based on Countess Elizabeth Báthory ” - BloedEnMelk
 
8.
Belle (????)
Based on the true life of Belle Gunness, Belle is the story of America's most prolific female serial killer at the turn of the century.
Director: Edward Bass
“ Based on Belle Sorenson Gunness ” - BloedEnMelk
 
9.
Berdella (2009)
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Bob Berdella who originated from Ohio, moved to Kansas City in the 1960s to enroll at the KC Art Institute... (80 mins.)
“ Based on Robert Berdella ” - BloedEnMelk
 
10.
Black Circle Boys (1997)
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All-American Kyle is the newest initiate of the Black Circle Boys, an underworld society of gothic groupies... (101 mins.)
“ Based on Ricky Kasso ” - BloedEnMelk
 
11.
The Black Panther (1977)
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A gung-ho ex-military man pursues a secret life of crime, culminating in the kidnapping of a teenage heiress. (102 mins.)
Director: Ian Merrick
“ Based on Donald Neilson ” - BloedEnMelk
 
12.
Black Widower (2006 TV Movie)
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True story of a charming, popular American who managed to kill his mother and 3 wives before anyone even suspected him. (90 mins.)
“ Based on Lowell Amos ” - BloedEnMelk
 
13.
Black Widow Murders: The Blanche Taylor Moore Story (1993 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A woman marries her boyfriend on his deathbed for his money so she can move on to the next guy. When he turns up mysteriously ill the police step in and investigate the strange circumstances. (92 mins.)
Director: Alan Metzger
“ Based on Blanche Taylor Moore ” - BloedEnMelk
 
14.
Bloody Wednesday (1987)
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Harry is unable to hold a job due to his mental illness and lives in an abandoned Hollywood hotel haunted by friendly ghosts of the long dead staff. The lines of his mental illness and reality become extremely blurred as some of his strangest events are indeed witnessed by others. As Harry becomes more frustrated by not being able to distinguish fact from delusion he turns to violence. (96 mins.)
Director: Mark G. Gilhuis
“ Based on James Huberty ” - BloedEnMelk
 
15.
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Bonnie Parker, a bored waitress falls in love with an ex-con named Clyde Barrow and together they start a violent crime spree through the country, robbing cars and banks. (111 mins.)
Director: Arthur Penn
“ Based on Bonnie Elizabeth Parker and Clyde Chestnut Barrow ” - BloedEnMelk
 
16.
The Boston Strangler (1968)
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A series of brutal murders in Boston sparks a seemingly endless and increasingly complex manhunt. (116 mins.)
“ Based on Albert DeSalvo ” - BloedEnMelk
 
17.
The Boston Strangler (2006 Video)
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Boston, Mass. 1962: Thirteen innocent women were brutally slaughtered by a faceless monster. Now, through the eyes of the killer himself... (86 mins.)
Director: Keith Walley
“ Based on Albert deSalvo ” - BloedEnMelk
 
18.
Boston Strangler: The Untold Story (2008 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
Boston Strangler: The Untold Story is an intense true-crime thriller about Albert De Salvo, a wise cracking... (90 mins.)
Director: Michael Feifer
“ Based on Albert deSalvo ” - BloedEnMelk
 
19.
The Brides in the Bath (2003 TV Movie)
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Dramatisation of the real-life case of George Joseph Smith who was hanged in 1915 for the murder of his three wives, each of whom he killed in turn by drowning them in the bath while trying to make the deaths look like accidents. (99 mins.)
Director: Harry Bradbeer
“ Based on George Joseph Smith ” - BloedEnMelk
 
20.
B.T.K. (2008 Video)
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Inspired by the real-life serial killer, B.T.K is the gruesome story of Dennis L. Rader, a murderer... (90 mins.)
Director: Michael Feifer
“ Based on Dennis Rader ” - BloedEnMelk
 
21.
Bundy: An American Icon (2008 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
Based on the true story of one of history's most demented serial killers. (96 mins.)
Director: Michael Feifer
“ Based on Ted Bundy ” - BloedEnMelk
 
22.
Burke & Hare (1972)
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Two men go into business supplying medical colleges with cadavers by robbing graves. (91 mins.)
Director: Vernon Sewell
“ Based on William Burke and William Hare ” - BloedEnMelk
 
23.
Burke and Hare (2010)
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A black comedy about two 19th century grave robbers who find a lucrative business providing cadavers for an Edinburgh medical school. (91 mins.)
Director: John Landis
“ Based on William Burke and William Hare ” - BloedEnMelk
 
24.
Capote (2005)
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In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row. (114 mins.)
Director: Bennett Miller
“ Based on the Clutter Family Murders by Rickard Hickock and Perry Smith ” - BloedEnMelk
 
25.
The Capture of the Green River Killer (2008 Mini-Series)
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A pair of girls seeking adventure beyond the their Western Washington trailer park encounter the area's most ruthless serial killer... (89 mins.)
Director: Norma Bailey
“ Based on Gary Ridgway ” - BloedEnMelk
 
26.
The Case of the Hillside Stranglers (1989 TV Movie)
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The true chilling story of the "two of a kind", killin' cousins Angelo Buono and Kenneth Bianchi, better known as the Hillside Stranglers... (120 mins.)
Director: Steve Gethers
“ Based on Kenneth Bianchi and Angelo Buono ” - BloedEnMelk
 
27.
To Catch a Killer (1992 TV Movie)
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"To Catch a Killer" tells the true gruesome story of John Wayne Gacy - a good friend and helpful neighbour... (182 mins.)
Director: Eric Till
“ Based on John Wayne Gacy ” - BloedEnMelk
 
28.
Changeling (2008)
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A grief-stricken mother takes on the LAPD to her own detriment when it stubbornly tries to pass off an obvious impostor as her missing child, while also refusing to give up hope that she will find him one day. (141 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ Based on the dissapearance of Walter Collins, the imposter Arthur Hutchins and serial killer Gordon Stewart Northcott ” - BloedEnMelk
 
29.
Chicago Massacre: Richard Speck (2007 Video)
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A film based on the notorious mass killer Richard Speck, who systematically tortured, raped and murdered a group of student nurses from South Chicago Community Hospital in 1966. (92 mins.)
Director: Michael Feifer
“ Based on Richard Speck ” - BloedEnMelk
 
30.
Citizen X (1995 TV Movie)
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During the 1980s, Soviet authorities hunt for a serial killer who picks his victims in railway stations and commuter trains and lures them into the woods. (105 mins.)
Director: Chris Gerolmo
“ Based on Andrei Chicatilo ” - BloedEnMelk
 
31.
Cold Light of Day (1989)
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Fictionalized account based on the actions of serial killer Dennis Nilsen. (81 mins.)
Director: Fhiona-Louise
“ Based on Dennis Nilsen ” - BloedEnMelk
 
32.
Confessions of a Serial Killer (1985)
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After being arrested, a Texas man begins confessing to the brutal murder of over 200 women. He recounts... (89 mins.)
Director: Mark Blair
“ Based on Henry Lee Lucas ” - BloedEnMelk
 
33.
The Countess (2009)
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A 17th century Hungarian countess embarks on a murderous undertaking, with the belief that bathing in the blood of virgins will preserve her beauty. (98 mins.)
Director: Julie Delpy
“ Based on Countess Elizabeth Báthory ” - BloedEnMelk
 
34.
Dahmer (2002)
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Biopic about notorious American serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, taking place in both the past and the present. (101 mins.)
Director: David Jacobson
“ Based on Jeffrey Dahmer ” - BloedEnMelk
 
35.
Daisy de Melker (1993 TV Movie)
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(192 mins.)
Director: Annie Basson
“ Based on Daisy de melker ” - BloedEnMelk
 
36.
D.C. Sniper (2010 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.1/10 X  
A mysterious shooter randomly kills innocent citizens in public; one after the other in broad daylight. All murders happen not far from the White House; not far from the President. (92 mins.)
Director: Ulli Lommel
“ Based on John Allen Muhammad and John Lee Malvo ” - BloedEnMelk
 
37.
D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear (2003 TV Movie)
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(85 mins.)
Director: Tom McLoughlin
“ Based on John Allen Muhammad and John Lee Malvo ” - BloedEnMelk
 
38.
Dead Beat (1994)
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In 1965, Rudy, a Midwestern high-school kid, moves to Albuquerque; lonely and friendless, he's attracted to Kit... (93 mins.)
Director: Adam Dubov
“ Based on Charles Schmid ” - BloedEnMelk
 
39.
Deadly Medicine (1991 TV Movie)
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A pediatrician becomes trapped in a web of betrayal and guilt when her best friend, a nurse, seems to be a baby-killer. (120 mins.)
“ Based on Genene Anne Jones ” - BloedEnMelk
 
40.
The Deadly Tower (1975 TV Movie)
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The infamous story of Charles Whitman, "America's favourite sniper" (in Stephen King's words), is told here once again. (100 mins.)
Director: Jerry Jameson
“ Based on Charles Whitman ” - BloedEnMelk
 
41.
Dear Mr. Gacy (2010)
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A chronicle of the interaction between college student Jason Moss and the object of his obsession, serial killer John Wayne Gacy. (103 mins.)
“ Based on John Wayne Gayce ” - BloedEnMelk
 
42.
Death of a Soldier (1986)
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Based on a true story, James Coburn portrays a military lawyer assigned to defend a confessed psychotic killer... (93 mins.)
Director: Philippe Mora
“ Based on Edward Joseph Leonski ” - BloedEnMelk
 
43.
The Deliberate Stranger (1986 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Based on a true story, this film depicts the life of Theodore Robert Bundy, the serial killer. In 1974... (185 mins.)
“ Based on Ted Bundy ” - BloedEnMelk
 
44.
Deranged: Confessions of a Necrophile (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Based on the Ed Gein case, a deranged rural farmer becomes a grave robber and murderer after the death of his possessive mother, whose corpse he keeps (among others) as his companion in a decaying farmhouse. (82 mins.)
“ Based on Ed Gein ” - BloedEnMelk
 
45.
Detention: The Siege at Johnson High (1997 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A former high school student, Jason Copeland, returns to his school to take his revenge on the teachers for failing him out of school. (93 mins.)
Director: Michael Watkins
“ Based on Eric Houston ” - BloedEnMelk
 
46.
Dr. Petiot (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Based on the real life of Dr. Marcel Petiot: During world war II Petiot, an MD living in occupied Paris... (102 mins.)
“ Based on Marcel Petiot ” - BloedEnMelk
 
47.
Drifter: Henry Lee Lucas (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
The true story of serial killer Henry Lee Lucas. (91 mins.)
Director: Michael Feifer
“ Based on Henry Lee Lucas and Ottis Toole ” - BloedEnMelk
 
48.
Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield (2007 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
Inspired by the true story of one of the most gruesome killers in American history. Now, years after inspiring "Psycho's" Norman Bates... (90 mins.)
Director: Michael Feifer
“ Based on Ed Gein ” - BloedEnMelk
 
49.
The Child I Never Was (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Fictionalized account of Jürgen Bartsch, a German boy who became notorious in the 1960's after his conviction... (83 mins.)
Director: Kai S. Pieck
“ Based on Jürgen Bartsch ” - BloedEnMelk
 
50.
Elephant (2003)
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Several ordinary high school students go through their daily routine as two others prepare for something more malevolent. (81 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
“ Based on the Columbine High School massacre, by Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris ” - BloedEnMelk
 
51.
Evilenko (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
In 1984, in Kiev, the communist teacher Andrej Romanovic Evilenko is dismissed from his position after a pedophilic act against a student... (111 mins.)
Director: David Grieco
“ Based on Andrei Chicatilo ” - BloedEnMelk
 
52.
Five Daughters (2010 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Based on the personal testimonies of many of those most closely involved, Five Daughters recounts the final weeks in the lives of the five young women murdered in Ipswich in 2006.
“ Based on Steven Gerald James Wright, aka the Suffolk Strangler, the Ipswich murders ” - BloedEnMelk
 
53.
Freeway Killer (2010)
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The true story of William Bonin a California serial killer. (85 mins.)
Director: John Murlowski
“ Based on William Bonin ” - BloedEnMelk
 
54.
From Hell (2001)
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In Victorian Era London, a troubled clairvoyant police detective investigates the murders by Jack The Ripper. (122 mins.)
“ Based on Jack the Ripper ” - BloedEnMelk
 
55.
The Frozen Ground (2013)
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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. (105 mins.)
Director: Scott Walker
“ Based on Robert Hansen ” - BloedEnMelk
 
56.
Vengeance Is Mine (1979)
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Chronological exploits of Iwao Enokizu, a murderous thief on the lam. (140 mins.)
Director: Shôhei Imamura
“ Based on Nishiguchi Akira ” - BloedEnMelk
 
57.
Gacy (2003 Video)
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Model citizen, devoted father, loving husband and serial killer John Wayne Gacy - a man with over 30 dead men and boys entombed in the crawl space underneath his family house. Based on a true story. (88 mins.)
Director: Clive Saunders
“ Based on John Wayne Gacy ” - BloedEnMelk
 
58.
The Gainesville Ripper (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Danny Rolling's serial killings of five college students in 1990 forever changes the college-town of Gainseville, FL.
Director: Josh Townsend
“ Based on Danny Rolling ” - BloedEnMelk
 
59.
Dr. Lamb (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
An abnormal taxi driver lusts for blood every rainy night, and several young women are killed as a result. (89 mins.)
“ Based on Lam Kor-Wan ” - BloedEnMelk
 
60.
The Gray Man (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Obsessive manhunt to identify and capture a despicable serial killer. (98 mins.)
Director: Scott L. Flynn
“ Based on Albert Fish ” - BloedEnMelk
 
61.
Green River Killer (2005 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1.9/10 X  
Along twenty years, the deranged serial-killer Gary Ridgway has killed at least forty-eight prostitutes and dumped their bodies in Green River. (83 mins.)
Director: Ulli Lommel
“ Based on Gary Ridgway ” - BloedEnMelk
 
62.
Helter Skelter (1976 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The investigation and trial of the horrific Tate-LaBianca mass murders orchestrated by the psychotic pseudo-hippie cult leader, Charles Manson. (119 mins.)
Director: Tom Gries
“ Based on the Manson Family ” - BloedEnMelk
 
63.
Helter Skelter (2004 TV Movie)
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A new take on the Manson Family murders, with a keen focus on Charles Manson himself. (180 mins.)
Director: John Gray
“ Based on the Manson Family ” - BloedEnMelk
 
64.
The Other Side of Madness (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
A mixture of documentary footage and re-enactment scenes, some filmed on the action locations, of the infamous Tate-LaBianca murders committed by the gang known as the Manson Family. (82 mins.)
Director: Frank Howard
“ Based on the Manson Family ” - BloedEnMelk
 
65.
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Henry, a drifter, commits a series of brutal murders, supposedly operating with impunity. (83 mins.)
Director: John McNaughton
“ Based on Henry Lee Lucas and Ottis Toole ” - BloedEnMelk
 
66.
The Hillside Strangler (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
In the end of the 70's, the dysfunctional Kenneth Bianchi lives with his mother and is obsessed with joining the police force... (97 mins.)
Director: Chuck Parello
“ Based on Kenneth Bianchi and Angelo Buono ” - BloedEnMelk
 
67.
Unknown Hour (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Hynek Michánek wants to study medicine but fails his entrance exams five times. He starts a job as an... (94 mins.)
Director: Dan Svátek
“ Based on Petr Zelenka ” - BloedEnMelk
 
68.
The Honeymoon Killers (1970)
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An obese, embittered nurse doesn't mind if her toupee-wearing boyfriend romances and fleeces other women, as long as he takes her along on his con jobs. (108 mins.)
Director: Leonard Kastle
“ Based on Raymond Fernandez and Martha Beck ” - BloedEnMelk
 
69.
Hong Kong Butcher (1985)
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A serial killer taxi driver stalks the women of Hong Kong.
Director: Jeffrey Lau
“ Based on Lam Kor-wan ” - BloedEnMelk
 
70.
The Hunt for the BTK Killer (2005 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
After 31 years at-large, detectives in Wichita, Kansas home in on the serial killer known as BTK. (82 mins.)
Director: Stephen Kay
“ Based on Dennis Rader ” - BloedEnMelk
 
71.
Hunt for the I-5 Killer (2011 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
The true story of the year-long manhunt for the killer who raped and murdered his way up and down the I-5 corridor through California, Washington, and Oregon for over a year in 1981, leaving 44 victims in his wake. (89 mins.)
Director: Allan Kroeker
“ Based on Randall Woodfield ” - BloedEnMelk
 
72.
In Cold Blood (1967)
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After a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, in the end coming to terms with their own mortality and the repercussions of their vile atrocity. (134 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
“ Based on the Clutter Family murders by Richard Hickock and Perry Smith ” - BloedEnMelk
 
73.
In Cold Blood (1996 Mini-Series)
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At the end of the 1950s, in a more innocent America, the brutal, meaningless slaying of a Midwestern family horrified the nation... (240 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Kaplan
“ Based on the Clutter Family murders by Richard Hickock and Perry Smith ” - BloedEnMelk
 
74.
Infamous (2006)
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While researching his book In Cold Blood, writer Truman Capote develops a close relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and Perry Smith. (110 mins.)
Director: Douglas McGrath
“ Based on the Clutter Family murders by Richard Hickock and Perry Smith ” - BloedEnMelk
 
75.
Ed Gein (2000)
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The story of Ed Gein, who dug up the corpses of over a dozen women and made things out of their remains before finally shooting two people to death and butchering their bodies like beef sides. (89 mins.)
Director: Chuck Parello
“ Based on Ed Gein ” - BloedEnMelk
 
76.
The Investigation (2002 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
This TV drama tells the true story of a bungled and obstructed police manhunt for a serial killer who... (91 mins.)
Director: Anne Wheeler
“ Based on Clifford Olson ” - BloedEnMelk
 
77.
Jack the Ripper (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A serial killer is murdering women in the Whitechapel district of London. An American policeman is brought in to help Scotland Yard solve the case. (84 mins.)
“ Based on Jack the Ripper ” - BloedEnMelk
 
78.
Jack the Ripper (1976)
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A serial killer whose mother was a prostitute starts killing streetwalkers as a way of paying back his mother for her abuse. (92 mins.)
Director: Jess Franco
“ Based on Jack the Ripper ” - BloedEnMelk
 
79.
Jack the Ripper (1988 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A Scotland Yard police inspector, battling the booze, investigates the Jack the Ripper murders and discovers a conspiracy that leads all the way up to the queen. (190 mins.)
“ Based on Jack the Ripper ” - BloedEnMelk
 
80.
I Can't Sleep (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Beautiful Daiga has emigrated from Lithuania to Paris and is looking for a place to stay and work. Theo is a struggling musician... (110 mins.)
Director: Claire Denis
“ Based on Thierry Paulin ” - BloedEnMelk
 
81.
Judgment Day: The John List Story (1993 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
The pious John List regularly goes to church and is respected by his neighbours. But one day the police... (96 mins.)
Director: Bobby Roth
“ Based on John Emil List ” - BloedEnMelk
 
82.
Karla (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Based on real events, Paul Bernardo and his wife, Karla Homolka, kidnap, sexually abuse, and murder three young girls. (99 mins.)
Director: Joel Bender
“ Based on Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka ” - BloedEnMelk
 
83.
Killer: A Journal of Murder (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Carl Panzram is sent to Leavenworth Prison for burglary. While there, he is brutally beaten by a guard... (91 mins.)
Director: Tim Metcalfe
“ Based on Carl Panzram ” - BloedEnMelk
 
84.
Killer Nurse (2008 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.2/10 X  
He called himself the Angel of Death. But when the police discovered that he was involved with over 40 deaths... (80 mins.)
Director: Ulli Lommel
“ Based on Charles Cullen ” - BloedEnMelk
 
85.
Bluebeard (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Follows a family-man who meets women through lonely hearts ads. (115 mins.)
Director: Claude Chabrol
“ Based on Henri Désiré Landru ” - BloedEnMelk
 
86.
The Life and Crimes of William Palmer (1998 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
(180 mins.)
Director: Alan Dossor
“ Based on William Palmer ” - BloedEnMelk
 
87.
Live Freaky Die Freaky (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
It is the year 3069 and the Earth has been robbed of all its natural resources, destroyed by war and ozone depletion... (75 mins.)
Director: John Roecker
“ Based on the Manson Family.
This movie is the exception on the rule of this list. Yes, it is about the Manson Family, but it does take a whole different direction.... ” - BloedEnMelk
 
88.
Lonely Hearts (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Based on the true story, two homicide detectives track Martha Beck and Raymond Martinez Fernandez, a murderous pair known as the "Lonely Hearts Killers" who lured their victims through the personals. (108 mins.)
Director: Todd Robinson
“ Based on Ray Fernandez and Martha Beck ” - BloedEnMelk
 
89.
Longford (2006 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A portrait of Lord Longford, a tireless British campaigner whose controversial beliefs often resulted in furious political debate and personal conflict. (93 mins.)
Director: Tom Hooper
“ Based on Ian Brady and Myra Hindley ” - BloedEnMelk
 
90.
M (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt. (117 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
“ Based on Peter Kurten ” - BloedEnMelk
 
91.
Manhunt: Search for the Night Stalker (1989 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Based on the true story of Richard "The Night Stalker" Ramirez who terrorized California in 1985 and the two Los Angeles police detectives who try to track him down. (95 mins.)
“ Based on Richard Ramirez ” - BloedEnMelk
 
92.
The Manson Family (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A dramatization of the horrific and notorious Manson Family Murders, in the form of super 8 home movies. (95 mins.)
Director: Jim Van Bebber
“ Based on the Manson Family ” - BloedEnMelk
 
93.
Mass Murder (2002 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
(86 mins.)
Director: Jeff Meyers
“ Based on Ted Bundy, Genene Jones, Aileen Wuornos, Andrei Chicatilo and Richard Ramirez. ” - BloedEnMelk
 
94.
Monster (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Based on the life of Aileen Wuornos, a Daytona Beach prostitute who became a serial killer. (109 mins.)
Director: Patty Jenkins
“ Based on Aileen Wuornos ” - BloedEnMelk
 
95.
The Monster of Florence (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A string of sex murders has been plaguing Florence for almost 15 years, in which a serial killer brutally... (92 mins.)
Director: Cesare Ferrario
“ Based on the Monster of Florence ” - BloedEnMelk
 
96.
Murder in the Heartland (1993 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A wanna-be tough guy and his 14-year-old girlfriend go on a murder spree. (157 mins.)
“ Based on Charles Raymond Starkweather and Caril Ann Fugate ” - BloedEnMelk
 
97.
My Sweet Satan (1994 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A group of directionless, bored, drug-using teenagers get involved in a cult, resulting in a murder. (19 mins.)
Director: Jim Van Bebber
“ Based on Ricky Kasso ” - BloedEnMelk
 
98.
The Devil Strikes at Night (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A serial killer strikes again during WWII in Germany. The wrong man is arrested and a detective hunts down the real killer. But justice in Nazi Germany is not so easily administered. (105 mins.)
Director: Robert Siodmak
“ Based on Brune Luebke ” - BloedEnMelk
 
99.
Nightstalker (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  
A stylish horror film based on the life of Richard Ramirez, aka the Nightstalker, who terrorized people in Los Angeles during the 1980s. (95 mins.)
Director: Chris Fisher
“ Based on Richard Ramirez ” - BloedEnMelk
 
100.
Nightstalker (2009 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1.9/10 X  
Inspired by the true story of the most publicized and deranged serial killer known to everyone as "The Night Stalker." (80 mins.)
Director: Ulli Lommel
“ Based on Richard Ramirez ” - BloedEnMelk