| Vanessa Ferlito, R If you've ever had a bro-friend in college, there's a good chance you've seen this movie poster sticky-taped to a concrete wall. Lars von Trier Crime, Drama. | William McNamara, Votes: Ridley Scott | This category has the following 21 subcategories, out of 21 total. $0.08M, R Stars: 132 min Jake Gyllenhaal, Crime, Drama, Mystery. | Demi Moore, A quadriplegic ex-homicide detective and his partner try to track down a serial killer who is terrorizing New York City. Baran bo Odar Jessica Chastain, Votes: | A well-respected businessman is sometimes controlled by his murder and mayhem-loving alter ego. You may be able to find more information about this and similar content at piano.io, Tessa Thompson's Valkyrie is New King of Asgard, The True Story of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Creed's Scott Stapp Has Been Cast as Frank Sinatra. Robert De Niro, Stars: The most disturbing tales of female serial killers who ate their victims. Stars: The Top 10 Serial Killer Films of All Time; The Top 20 Serial Killer Films of All Time; The Top 50 Serial Killer Films of All Time; The Top 100 Serial Killer Films of All Time; The Top 250 Serial Killer Films of All Time; The Best Horror Movies Of the 1980s; The Best Science Fiction Movies of 1977; The Best Comedy Movies Of the 2000s Karra Elejalde, There's never been a confirmation on who the killer actually is. Crime, Drama, Horror. A secret agent exacts revenge on a serial killer through a series of captures and releases. Joan Allen, | | Stars: Above the Law (2017 film) B. Bluebeard (1972 film) … | Gross: Jodie Foster, Francesc Albiol, Votes: Kerryann White, Not Rated | Stars: Stars: Genre: Horror , Kidnapping , Murder , Serial Killer , Violent Crimes Plot Setting: House Camera Type: Camcorder Country: USA Budget Range: TBD Region: North America Film Type: Feature | | Director: | She was executed in 2003, but her haunting story lives on via an equally terrifying performance from Theron. Two siblings and three of their friends en route to visit their grandfather's grave in Texas end up falling victim to a family of cannibalistic psychopaths and must survive the terrors of Leatherface and his family. A disgraced ex-policeman who runs a small ring of prostitutes finds himself in a race against time when one of his women goes missing. Crime, Drama, Mystery. Warren Oates, Benicio Del Toro, | 95 min | Gross: Stars: | Karlheinz Böhm, Director: $30.86M, R Christina Ricci, | Jennifer Lopez, Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer is a 1986 American psychological horror crime film directed and co-written by John McNaughton, about the random crime spree of a serial killer who seemingly operates with impunity.It stars Michael Rooker as the nomadic killer Henry, Tom Towles as Otis, a prison buddy with whom Henry is living, and Tracy Arnold as Becky, Otis's sister. | 1,258,354 Stars: 109 min $28.26M, R 131 min | Starring Angelina Jolie and Denzel Washington as a police officer and quadriplegic detective trying to catch a serial killer, this film is as bananas as it sounds. Small town cop Michael Martens travels to the big city to interrogate him and finds out more then he is looking for. Gary Oldman, William Petersen, | Stars: Marilyn Burns, Stars: | Police hunting for a serial kidnapper are helped when a victim manages to escape for the first time. David Fincher Brian Cox, Votes: | Gross: | Action, Crime, Thriller. Colton James, Votes: Yeong-hie Seo, $31.60M, Unrated Alejandro Amenábar The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, aka Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. | | | Gross: 114 min $0.12M, Not Rated Patty Jenkins It may have not made as much as an impact, though Denzel Washington is hard to beat. In Seven, Brad, Morgan Freeman, and Gwyneth Paltrow star in the film about a hunt for a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as inspiration for his murders. A wealthy New York City investment banking executive, Patrick Bateman, hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he delves deeper into his violent, hedonistic fantasies. Lio, Stars: A journalist duo go on a tour of serial killer murder sites with two companions, unaware that one of them is a serial killer himself. In the Texas bayous, a local homicide detective teams up with a cop from New York City to investigate a series of unsolved murders. Two separate sets of voluptuous women are stalked at different times by a scarred stuntman who uses his "death proof" cars to execute his murderous plans. | Stars: What Makes an Esteemed, Queer Holiday Movie? $0.03M, R Whether they're about real or fictional serial killers, slasher films are made to scare. Richard Cox, Votes: That’s not true of these serial killer movies. Director: Barry Foster, 142,829 Bong Joon Ho Crime, Drama, Thriller. Stars: | 35,022 127 min Soon she discovers that the girl was a former student in her faculty... Director: On a mission to rid society of its most repellent citizens, terminally ill Frank makes an unlikely accomplice in 16-year-old Roxy. | Gross: | 13-year-old Sinikka vanishes on a hot summer night. Charlize Theron ’s iconic performance as notorious real-life serial killer Aileen Wuornos will be forever remembered as the actress’s most impressive physical transformation. Michael Rooker, Martin Scorsese | Long before he became an action star, Jeremy Renner played serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer in this underrated feature. | Megan Duffy, Votes: | Sissy Spacek, Alan Rickman, William Hurt, Lawrence A. Bonney, | $2.22M, R | Director: Director: | Director: | Alfred Hitchcock 53,419 $13.10M, R Sam Worthington, $19.72M, R $93.15M, R 36,077 Tom Towles, | Ramon Bieri, R Director: Director: The most haunting part? 41,174 120 min Femme Fatale Tramell is such a cool customer, such a stone-cold killer that she even makes it into the American Film Institute’s prestigious ‘100 Best Villains’ list. | 50,635 The 1967 film Athey Kangal is often credited to be the first serial killer film in Tamil cinema. A Conversation With Mindhunter's BTK Killer. Justin Kirkland is a writer for Esquire, where he focuses on entertainment, television, and pop culture. Stars: Director: $61.33M, R Biography, Crime, Drama. Andrew Kevin Walker, Votes: Dominic Sena Rémy Belvaux, | Jacqueline Poelvoorde-Pappaert, Jamie Lee Curtis stars in the genre-defining series as Laurie Strode, the sister of serial killer Michael Myers. Stream here on Amazon . $0.05M, R | | 116 min Sigourney Weaver, Tom Tykwer $28.48M, Not Rated Director: | Gross: | Anthony Perkins, Twenty years later, the daughter has been left mute and with a mental age of a child, spending most of her time in a mental home. Director: While doing a thesis about violence, Ángela finds a snuff video where a girl is tortured until death. 120 min Josh Lucas, Alex McArthur, Votes: | Gross: Crime, Drama, History. 484,645 Stars: A criminal, shoots and kills a painting restorer during a bungled burglary, and shoots her daughter as well. Edwin Neal, Vera Miles, 127 min Sherlyn, | | Mary Harron Director: Comedy, Crime, Drama. 146,138 Stars: | The… | Waltraud Witte, R | $56.00M, R | | Here are 10 of the best serial killer films available now. Vince Vaughn, | ", Director: 144 min 717,471 Tara Lynne Barr, Stars: A young man tries to help a teenage European girl who escaped from a clinic hospital after witnessing the murder of her parents by a serial killer and they try to find the killer before the killer finds them. Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer is a cult favorite and extremely intense film loosely based on the real life serial killer Henry Ray Lucas, who allegedly killed hundreds of people. 94 min Stars: 76,696 Director: Sure, horror can be scary when the villain is an fictional threat like a monster or ghost, but the serial killer is a step up—a known threat that plagued headlines for decades in 20th century America. Stars: Morgan Freeman, A film crew follows a ruthless thief and heartless killer as he goes about his daily routine. Leigh Whannell, | Alan Rickman, What's in the box? | Crime, Drama, Romance. | 215,332 This also includes films in which the main antagonist is a serial killer. Julianne Moore, | $50.28M, 105 min Angelina Jolie, His work, however, takes a dark turn as he searches for the ultimate scent. Matt O'Leary, Votes: Michael Powell Ray Liotta, Votes: Fele Martínez, | | Raymond Massey, Dustin Hoffman, 104 min | Justin Theroux, Fritz Lang 109 min Matthew McConaughey, $0.21M, Not Rated From Ted Bundy to the Zodiac Killer, the most terrifying films are based on true stories. Crime, Drama, Thriller. The Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman-led thriller about a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as a blueprint for his murders is an absolute classic. Anthony Hopkins, | $36.79M, Unrated Taking the femme fatale conceit to literal extremes, director Bob Rafelson, ... (Rémy Belvaux) as he realizes what making a documentary film about a serial killer … 83 min Anna Massey, Terrence Howard, | Gross: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Action, Crime, Drama. Danny Glover, Stars: Drama, Horror, Musical. Horror. A. Jodie Foster, Nothing quite captures the turn of the millennium like The Bone Collector. Crime, Drama, Thriller, A mysterious man arrives at the offices of an FBI agent and recounts his childhood: how his religious fanatic father received visions telling him to destroy people who were in fact "demons. Helena Bonham Carter, Stars: Woman 'dismembered by serial killer fan at flat of horrors', murder trial told. Juliette Lewis, This serial killer documentary focuses on the Genesee River Killer, Arthur Shawcross. Stars: Director: | Charlize Theron bagged her first Academy Award for her incredible portrayal of Aileen Wuornos, the terrifying serial killer who killed men at point blank range from 1989 to 1990. Pages in category "French serial killer films" The following 18 pages are in this category, out of 18 total. Gerard Johnson | Crime, Drama, Thriller. | Naveen Andrews, Stars: This list may not reflect recent changes . Biography, Crime, Drama. | When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt. | | Gross: | Crime, Horror, Mystery. | Gross: $15.07M, R | Choi Min-sik, 135,307 Mark Ruffalo, | Directors: Director: Dubbed the “Ice Cream Killer” the Austrian Carranza was convicted of murdering her ex-husband and then her lover two years later, before dismembering them and freezing their bodies. Roe-ha Kim, Ana Álvarez, $8.62M, Not Rated Nelly Pappaert, Inge Landgut, 18,905 Stars: | Lee Tergesen, Votes: This bone-chilling interview is compounded by the fact of how candid Shawcross is about everything he did. Michael Elphick, Kim Sang-kyung, Nicky Katt, Votes: 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. 118 min Zoë Bell, Hector Pappaert, Votes: Chloë Grace Moretz, Hong-jin Na An impressionable teenage girl from a dead-end town and her older greaser boyfriend embark on a killing spree in the South Dakota badlands. Zodiac? | Jack Carson, TV-MA | Gross: Esquire participates in various affiliate marketing programs, which means we may get paid commissions on editorially chosen products purchased through our links to retailer sites. Benoît Poelvoorde Starring Kevin Costner, Demi Moore, and Dane Cook (lol), the film follows a serial killer and a young man who longs to be involved in the world of mass murder. Rosario Dawson, Serial killer armed with an iron rod, femme fatale, avenging mom: Welcome to Bollywood’s heart of darkness Here are top 10 Bollywood thrillers that will pull you in with their twisty tales. Stars: Song Kang-Ho, Directors: Director: | | Paul A. Partain, Votes: Black widow spiders are known for eating their male mates after mating. Bill Paxton 55 Gifts Your Wife Will Actually, Truly Like, 20 Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Everyone, Any Time, Save Time and Unearth a Gift for Him on Amazon, This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses. Based on the life of Aileen Wuornos, a Daytona Beach prostitute who became a serial killer. Jodie Foster, Juanma Bajo Ulloa Yoo-Jeong Kim, R | Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his motives. Crime, Drama, Mystery. As it turns out, not all serial killer films are of the "horror" variety. 135,747 Spike Lee The newest installment isn't a bad take on an old concept though. Nora Arnezeder, Like Karla Homolka, who tried to impress her boyfriend, Paul Bernardo, by helping him violently rape and murder a string of women in Scarborough, Ontario. | The film stars Mark Ruffalo, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Robert Downey Jr. as the detective and reporters, respectively, who orbit the killer's sinister years-long killing spree. Crime, Drama, Mystery. $33.08M, R Director: Daniel Giménez Cacho, 105 min Ellen Widmann, Arturo Ripstein Diary of a Serial Killer or Guang Zhou sha ren wang: ren pi ri ji is a 1995 Hong Kong thriller. 118 min Cary Elwes, Ricky Grover, With a rise of notoriety in the '70s, serial killers have been a pop culture staple for over 50 years, playing into viewers' greatest fears and shaping a genre that thrives when its audience is at its most terrified. 6,568 | Christian Alvart Heather Graham, | Gross: Let's just say that she... um, doesn't make it very far, leaving a whole franchise open for Neve Campbell to spend years escaping death. Queen Latifah, This one is pretty much gruesome. Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Melinda Page Hamilton, Votes: Chris Gerolmo | 58,188 James Wan An F.B.I. Brad Pitt, Robbie Coltrane, Votes: We all get a thrill watching a horror flick. Jae-ho Song, Votes: 122 min A rip in reality causes them to switch bodies, so she’s now a bloodthirsty slasher petite girl with just 24 hours to undo the switch before its permanent. Director: Rodney Dangerfield, Votes: Maxine Audley, Votes: 76 min | Gross: Jessica Alba, Stars: Following Bundy's court case that after his arrest for the murder of scores of women, the film itself may not be great, but Efron's performance is incredible. | Patricia Clarkson, An agoraphobic psychologist and a female detective must work together to take down a serial killer who copies serial killers from the past. $32.00M, R Stars: A serial murderer is strangling women with a necktie. Director: Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese to Make 19th-Century Serial Killer Movie. Directors: Rémy Belvaux, André Bonzel, Benoît Poelvoorde | Stars: Benoît Poelvoorde, Jacqueline Poelvoorde-Pappaert, Nelly Pappaert, Hector Pappaert 32,969 Tracy Arnold, While Interview with a Serial Killer focuses on Shawcross’ crime, the real horror comes from the titular jailhouse interview with Shawcross himself. Anna Massey, Votes: Albert Brooks, Votes: 599,263 1,430,028 Director: $0.02M, R Horror, Mystery, Thriller. This movie was one of the highlight follow up films coming off the Se7en era. Denzel Washington, Comedy, Crime, Drama. ... She’s confronted one night, walking through the football field by The Butcher, the local serial killer. Cary Grant, Horror, Mystery. Harvey Keitel, Votes: 116 min 18,751 Director: Director: André Bonzel, Jerold Wells, R Every product was carefully curated by an Esquire editor. | Gross: | 157 min Hot take: Halloween is the greatest serial killer franchise of the bunch. Subcategories. | 101 min Phillip Noyce Wotan Wilke Möhring, Xabier Elorriaga, R | Stars: | Ned Beatty, Votes: | Stars: Edward Norton, | 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. Stars: Crime, Mystery, Thriller. Christian Bale, David Fincher 118 min Director: Sean Penn 342,418 A true femme fatale, murderer Estibaliz Carranza’s pouty lips are nothing on those lyin’ eyes! | Stars: Even scarier is that some of the greatest films in the sub-genre aren't just machinations of a twisted mind, but recreations pulled from real life terrors. 65,669 Claudia Michelsen, Director: Anthony Edwards, Votes: 142,218 R Director: Juliette Lewis, Director: In Victorian-era London, a troubled clairvoyant police detective investigates the murders of Jack the Ripper. The compilation includes works by noir mavens like Vijay Anand, Anurag Kashyap, Sriram Raghavan and Navdeep Singh. $60.53M, R Two strangers awaken in a room with no recollection of how they got there, and soon discover they're pawns in a deadly game perpetrated by a notorious serial killer. Tom Cruise Scolded the 'Mission Impossible' Crew, John David Washington Weighs In On 'Tenet' Theory, When This Ends, Let's Brunch With Colman Domingo, Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile.