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1.
The Secret Life: Jeffrey Dahmer (1993)
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Based on the life of notorious serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, who murdered 17 men and ate many of them before he was caught in 1991. (99 mins.)
Director: David R. Bowen
 
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Zodiac (2007)
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In the late 1960s/early 1970s, a San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac Killer, an unidentified individual who terrorizes Northern California with a killing spree. (157 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
 
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Ted Bundy (2002)
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The story of serial killer Ted Bundy. (99 mins.)
Director: Matthew Bright
 
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Boston Strangler: The Untold Story (2008 Video)
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Boston Strangler: The Untold Story is an intense true-crime thriller about Albert De Salvo, a wise cracking... (90 mins.)
Director: Michael Feifer
 
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Monster (2003)
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Based on the life of Aileen Wuornos, a Daytona Beach prostitute who became a serial killer. (109 mins.)
Director: Patty Jenkins
 
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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
 
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The Hillside Strangler (2004)
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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
 
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Bundy: An American Icon (2008 Video)
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Based on the true story of one of history's most demented serial killers. (96 mins.)
Director: Michael Feifer
 
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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
 
10.
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
 
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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
 
12.
The Manson Family (1997)
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A dramatization of the horrific and notorious Manson Family Murders, in the form of super 8 home movies. (95 mins.)
Director: Jim Van Bebber
 
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Evilenko (2004)
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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
 
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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.)
 
15.
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
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Henry, a drifter, commits a series of brutal murders, supposedly operating with impunity. (83 mins.)
Director: John McNaughton
 
16.
Starkweather (2004)
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In 1958 Nebraska 19 year old garbageman Charles Starkweather goes on a murder spree with his 14 year old girlfriend Caril Ann Fugate killing 11 people in three months, introducing America to spree killing. (92 mins.)
Director: Byron Werner
 
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Nightstalker (2002)
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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
 
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Peter (2011)
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This drama takes you into the mind of one of the UK's most notorious serial killers, while using archive news footage... (84 mins.)
Director: Skip Kite
 
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See No Evil: The Moors Murders (2006 Mini-Series)
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A vivid drama that documents the notorious "Moors murderers", Ian Brady and Myra Hindley. (180 mins.)
 
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This Is Personal: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper (2000 Mini-Series)
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This is a dramatisation of the real-life investigation into the notorious Yorkshire Ripper murders of the late 1970s... (120 mins.)
Director: David Richards
 
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Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield (2007 Video)
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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
 
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The Zodiac (2005)
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An elusive serial killer known as the Zodiac terrorizes the San Francisco Bay in the late 1960s, while detectives aim to stop him before he claims more victims. Based on a true story. (92 mins.)
 
23.
The Deliberate Stranger (1986 TV Movie)
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Based on a true story, this film depicts the life of Theodore Robert Bundy, the serial killer. In 1974... (185 mins.)
 
24.
Raising Jeffrey Dahmer (2006)
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Based on the true story of the serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, the events within the family behind, and leading up to his capture. (100 mins.)
Director: Rich Ambler
 
25.
The Hunt for the BTK Killer (2005 TV Movie)
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After 31 years at-large, detectives in Wichita, Kansas home in on the serial killer known as BTK. (82 mins.)
Director: Stephen Kay
 
26.
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.)
 
27.
Green River Killer (2005 Video)
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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
 
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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
 
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Jack the Ripper (1988 TV Series)
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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.)
 
30.
Overkill: The Aileen Wuornos Story (1992 TV Movie)
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This film is based on the true story of Aileen Wuornos a prostitute-turned-serial killer who preyed mostly on truck drivers. (95 mins.)
Director: Peter Levin
 
31.
Drifter: Henry Lee Lucas (2009)
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The true story of serial killer Henry Lee Lucas. (91 mins.)
Director: Michael Feifer
 
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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
 
33.
Ann Rule Presents: The Stranger Beside Me (2003 TV Movie)
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While working at a Seattle clinic for women in the 1970s, aspiring crime writer, Ann Rule, unwittingly becomes friends with serial killer Ted Bundy. (120 mins.)
Director: Paul Shapiro
 
34.
Nightstalker (2009 Video)
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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
 
35.
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.)
 
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Feast of the Assumption: BTK and the Otero Family Murders (2010 Documentary)
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A living victim's personal journey through one of the most unique serial killer cases in U.S. History - the BTK murders... (86 mins.)
Director: Marc Levitz
 
37.
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
 
38.
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
 
39.
Helter Skelter (1976 TV Movie)
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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
 
40.
Deranged: Confessions of a Necrophile (1974)
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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. (84 mins.)
 
41.
Speck (2002)
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Gruesome true story of murderer Richard Speck who killed eight nursing students in one night in Chicago during the late sixties. The story also follows him to his prison fate and uncovers more of his strange behavoir before his death. (79 mins.)
Director: Keith Walley
 
42.
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
 
43.
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 neighbors Tim and Beryl Evans. (106 mins.)
 
44.
Blue Caprice (2013)
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An abandoned boy is lured to America and drawn into the shadow of a dangerous father figure. Inspired by the real life events that led to the 2002 Beltway sniper attacks. (93 mins.)
Director: Alexandre Moors
 
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The Ripper (1997 TV Movie)
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This telling of the story of Jack the Ripper focuses not on the killings as much as on the aristocratic... (96 mins.)
Director: Janet Meyers
 
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The Snowtown Murders (2011)
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Based on true events, 16 year-old Jamie falls in with his mother's new boyfriend and his crowd of self-appointed neighborhood watchmen, a relationship that leads to a spree of torture and murder. (119 mins.)
Director: Justin Kurzel
 
47.
Karla (2006)
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Based on real events, Paul Bernardo and his wife, Karla Homolka, kidnap, sexually abuse, and murder three young girls. (99 mins.)
Director: Joel Bender
 
48.
The Jeffrey Dahmer Files (2012 Documentary)
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An experimental documentary that uses archival footage, interviews, and fictionalized scenarios to tell the story of the people around Jeffrey Dahmer, during the summer of his arrest in 1991. (76 mins.)
 
49.
Manhunt: Search for the Night Stalker (1989 TV Movie)
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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.)
 
51.
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
 
52.
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
 
53.
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
 
54.
Five Daughters (2010 Mini-Series)
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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. (60 mins.)
 
55.
Roberto Succo (2001)
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'Kurt' claims to be a sales rep. He also claims to be English in spite of his heavy Italian accent. Kurt is an habitual liar and a dangerous driver... (124 mins.)
Director: Cédric Kahn
 
56.
D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear (2003 TV Movie)
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It's about the Washington Sniper (85 mins.)
Director: Tom McLoughlin
 
57.
You Don't Know Jack (2010 TV Movie)
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A look at the life and work of doctor-assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian. (134 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
58.
The Gray Man (2007)
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Obsessive manhunt to identify and capture a despicable serial killer. (98 mins.)
Director: Scott L. Flynn
 
59.
Out of the Darkness (1985 TV Movie)
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"Out of the Darkness" is a gripping thriller telling the true story of the hunt and capture of David Berkowitz... (94 mins.)
Director: Jud Taylor
 
60.
Killer: A Journal of Murder (1995)
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Carl Panzram is sent to Leavenworth Prison for burglary. While there, he is brutally beaten by a guard... (91 mins.)
Director: Tim Metcalfe
 
61.
The Stoneman Murders (2009)
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In 1980s Bombay, a serial killer starts targeting homeless street dwellers, whilst a suspended police officer attempts to solve the case. (95 mins.)
Director: Manish Gupta