A list of serial killer moviesby jhpstrydom | created - 24 Oct 2011 | updated - 24 Oct 2011 | Public
This is a list of all the good serial killer movies in no particular order.
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1. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A young F.B.I. cadet must receive the help of an incarcerated and manipulative cannibal killer to help catch another serial killer, a madman who skins his victims.
Votes: 1,022,951 | Gross: $130.74M
2. Hannibal (2001)
R | 131 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Living in exile, Hannibal Lecter tries to reconnect with now disgraced F.B.I. Agent Clarice Starling, and finds himself a target for revenge from a powerful victim.
Votes: 225,322 | Gross: $165.09M
3. Red Dragon (2002)
R | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A retired F.B.I. Agent with psychological gifts, is assigned to help track down "The Tooth Fairy", a mysterious serial killer. Aiding him, is imprisoned forensic psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lecter.
Votes: 219,715 | Gross: $93.15M
4. Hannibal Rising (2007)
R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
After the death of his parents during World War II, young Hannibal Lecter moves in with his beautiful aunt and begins plotting revenge on the barbarians responsible for his sister's death.
Votes: 93,387 | Gross: $27.67M
7. Resurrection (1999)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Chicago homicide detectives John Prudhome and Andrew "Andy" Hollingsworth are assigned to investigate a gruesome murder, and both become entangled in the plot of a serial killer whose goal is to recreate the body of Christ.
8. Relentless (1989)
R | 92 min | Crime, Thriller
Two Los Angeles police detectives, cynical veteran Malloy and cocky rookie Dietz, hunt for a serial killer, an ex-cop named Taylor, whom randomly chooses his victims from a phone directory.
Votes: 1,092 | Gross: $6.99M
10. Relentless 3 (1993 Video)
R | 84 min | Action, Thriller
Sam Dietz, the relentless police detective, returns to Los Angeles from a self-imposed exile to help the police solve another series of brutal killings committed by another crafty serial killer whom targets Dietz's latest love interest.
11. Relentless IV: Ashes to Ashes (1994 Video)
R | 95 min | Thriller
Sam Dietz is back and must find and stop another serial killer before he kills again. Detective work for Dietz is tough having to juggle two gorgeous women - one his partner, and the other his shrink, who holds the key to the case.
12. Murder by Numbers (2002)
R | 115 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Two gifted high school students execute a "perfect" murder - then become engaged in an intellectual contest with a seasoned homicide detective.
Votes: 47,029 | Gross: $31.87M
13. Second Chances (2010 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 90 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Two years ago reporter Kate Fisher's interview with the man who turned out to be a serial killer sparked public outrage. Not believing that this man was in fact the September Slayer - led ... See full summary »
14. Blowback (2000)
R | 91 min | Thriller
Whitman is a psychotic religious killer who was caught by Inspector Morell a former seminarian, whose religious knowledge led to Whitman's capture. Whitman was tried and sentenced to death.... See full summary »
15. The Glimmer Man (1996)
R | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Two cops, played by Seagal and Wayans, are forced to work together to solve a chain of mysterious killings by a killer nicknamed "The Family Man".
Votes: 16,679 | Gross: $20.10M
18. Along Came a Spider (2001)
R | 104 min | Drama, Thriller
When a congressman's daughter under Secret Service protection is kidnapped from a private school, detective Alex Cross investigates the case even though he's recovering from the loss of his partner.
Votes: 64,076 | Gross: $74.08M
19. Hero and the Terror (1988)
R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Danny O'Brien is back in action fighting the notorious Simon Moon, also known as The Terror. Three years earlier O'Brien had single-handedly captured The Terror and was called Hero by the ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,724 | Gross: $5.30M
20. Thr3e (2006)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Innocent lives hang on the whim of an elusive psychopathic murderer whose strange riddles and impossible timelines force three people into a mission to end the game before one or all of them die.
Votes: 4,189 | Gross: $1.01M
21. Postmortem (I) (1998)
R | 105 min | Thriller
The only thing James wants is to remain away from Scotland. One day, however, he receives a fax, a printout of an unknown person's obituary. The next day, he is charged and arrested for the murder of this person.
22. Taking Lives (2004)
R | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An FBI profiler is called in by French Canadian police to catch a serial killer who takes on the identity of each new victim.
Votes: 70,556 | Gross: $32.68M
23. The Bone Collector (1999)
R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A quadriplegic ex-homicide detective and his female partner try to track down a serial killer who is terrorizing New York City.
Votes: 132,571 | Gross: $66.52M
24. Eye See You (2002)
R | 96 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
When a serial killer turns his attention on the lead detective he is asked to check into a clinic treating law enforcement officials who cant face their jobs. As the patients begin being murdered they restart doing what they do best.
Votes: 21,124 | Gross: $0.08M
R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
Pierre Niemans faces the threat of the apocalypse while investigating a series of ritual murders.
32. The Lost (2009 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 95 min | Thriller
A famous psychiatrist deals with a young girl with multiple personality disorder, but as he delves into her personalities, he realizes that there may be darker forces involved.
33. Perfect Prey (1998 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Thriller
A former Texas Ranger (McGillis) is recruited by a Houston police captain (Dern) to assist a homicide detective (Moffett) in the search for an elusive serial killer (David) who collects antique dolls.
36. The Stendhal Syndrome (1996)
Not Rated | 113 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A young policewoman slowly goes insane while tracking down an elusive serial rapist/killer through Italy when she herself becomes a victim of the brutal man's obsession.
37. Unforgettable (1996)
R | 117 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Unsuccessfully framed for his wife's murder, Dr. David Krane attempts to find the real culprit by utilizing a new drug that allows him to experience the memories of other people first-hand.... See full summary »
Votes: 4,329 | Gross: $2.78M