Top Serial Killer Movies

Good movies in which the protagonist is the serial killer
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1.
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
 
2.
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
 
3.
Maniac (1980)
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A psychopath, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in New York City, kills young women and takes their scalps as his trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in a photographer, and end his killing spree? (87 mins.)
Director: William Lustig
 
4.
Frustré (2013 Video)
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Constant humiliation from society and a long drift into solitude slowly turn murder fantasies of Fabrice Lombard into an irrepressible impulse and Fabrice Lombard into a serial killer. (85 mins.)
 
5.
The Driller Killer (1979)
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An artist slowly goes insane while struggling to pay his bills, work on his paintings, and care for his two female roommates, which leads him taking to the streets of New York after dark and randomly killing derelicts with a power drill. (96 mins.)
Director: Abel Ferrara
 
6.
Psycho (1960)
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A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother. (109 mins.)
 
7.
American Psycho (2000)
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A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he delves deeper into his violent, hedonistic fantasies. (102 mins.)
Director: Mary Harron
 
8.
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
 
9.
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
 
10.
Nightmare (1981)
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A mental patient embarks on a murder spree upon escaping from an institution. (97 mins.)
 
11.
Murder-Set-Pieces (2004)
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Tells the story of a fashion photographer whose vocation is murder. (105 mins.)
Director: Nick Palumbo
 
12.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
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The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, AKA Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical. (116 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
 
13.
Thriller: A Cruel Picture (1973)
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A young woman, muted after a sexual assault as a child, is trained to seek violent revenge on those who have wronged her after being kidnapped and forced to work as a prostitute. (104 mins.)
 
14.
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.)
 
15.
Ms .45 (1981)
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A timid and mute seamstress goes insane after being attacked and raped twice in one day, in which she takes to the streets of New York City after dark and randomly shoots men with a .45 caliber pistol. (80 mins.)
Director: Abel Ferrara
 
16.
Rampage (1987)
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Liberal district attorney decides to seek the death penalty for a man who slaughtered a family at Christmastime... (97 mins.)
 
17.
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. (82 mins.)
 
18.
Clean, Shaven (1993)
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Peter Winter is a young schizophrenic who is desperately trying to get his daughter back from her adoptive family... (79 mins.)
 
19.
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
 
20.
Criminally Insane (1975)
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An obese woman recently released from an insane asylum kills anyone who attempts to get her to stop eating. (61 mins.)
Director: Nick Philips
 
21.
Pigs (1972)
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Lynn Hart is a disturbed young woman who escapes from a mental hospital where she was committed for killing her abusive father who raped her... (80 mins.)
Director: Marc Lawrence
 
22.
The Lodger (1927)
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A landlady suspects her new lodger is the madman killing women in London. (68 mins.)
 
23.
Henry II: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Henry II picks up where the original (Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer) left off. Henry (Neil Giuntoli)... (84 mins.)
Director: Chuck Parello