Serial killers

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1. Dahmer (2002)

R | 101 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

63 Metascore

Biopic about notorious American serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, taking place in both the past and the present.

Director: David Jacobson | Stars: Jeremy Renner, Bruce Davison, Artel Great, Matt Newton

Votes: 8,999 | Gross: $0.14M

2. The Secret Life: Jeffrey Dahmer (1993)

99 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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.

Director: David R. Bowen | Stars: Carl Crew, Cassidy Phillips, Donna Stewart Bowen, Jeanne Bascom

Votes: 580

3. Dahmer vs. Gacy (2010)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Horror

A secret government has been trying to create the ultimate killer using the DNA of infamous killers Jeffrey Dahmer and John Wayne Gacy, but there's one big problem: they've escaped! Bloody ... See full summary »

Director: Ford Austin | Stars: Ford Austin, Art LaFleur, Randal Malone, Ethan Phillips

Votes: 481

4. Gacy (2003 Video)

R | 88 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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.

Director: Clive Saunders | Stars: Mark Holton, Adam Baldwin, Tom Waldman, Charlie Weber

Votes: 3,647

5. Dear Mr. Gacy (2010)

R | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

A chronicle of the interaction between college student Jason Moss and the object of his obsession, serial killer John Wayne Gacy.

Director: Svetozar Ristovski | Stars: William Forsythe, Jesse Moss, Emma Lahana, Cole Heppell

Votes: 3,110

6. House of Gacy

Horror | Announced

The spirits of the dead never rest.

Star: Jonathan Nation

8. Unlicensed Cemetery: The John Wayne Gacy Murders (2002 Video)

56 min | Documentary

John Wayne Gacy was accused and convicted of the brutal homosexual torture slaying of 33 young men and boys...but many believe his total could be much higher.

Director: Keith Rateliff | Star: John Wayne Gacy

9. The Stranger Beside Me (2003 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

While working at a Seattle clinic for women in the 1970s, aspiring crime writer, Ann Rule, unwittingly becomes friends with serial killer Ted Bundy.

Director: Paul Shapiro | Stars: Billy Campbell, Barbara Hershey, Suki Kaiser, Brenda James

Votes: 769

10. The Riverman (2004 TV Movie)

R | 91 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

A series of interviews are conducted with convicted serial killer Ted Bundy in hopes of gaining insight into the Green River Killer who is terrorizing Seattle.

Director: Bill Eagles | Stars: Bruce Greenwood, Sam Jaeger, Sarah Manninen, Kathleen Quinlan

Votes: 1,273

11. The Deliberate Stranger (1986 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 185 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Based on a true story, this film depicts the life of Theodore Robert Bundy, the serial killer. In 1974, after having murdered several young women, he leaves Seattle for Utah, where he is a ... See full summary »

Director: Marvin J. Chomsky | Stars: Mark Harmon, Frederic Forrest, George Grizzard, Ben Masters

Votes: 2,144

12. Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)

Unrated | 83 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

80 Metascore

Henry, a drifter, commits a series of brutal murders, supposedly operating with impunity.

Director: John McNaughton | Stars: Michael Rooker, Tracy Arnold, Tom Towles, Mary Demas

Votes: 29,378 | Gross: $0.61M

13. Helter Skelter (1976)

Not Rated | 194 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

The investigation and trial of the horrific Tate-LaBianca mass murders orchestrated by the psychotic pseudo-hippie cult leader, Charles Manson.

Stars: George DiCenzo, Steve Railsback, Nancy Wolfe, Marilyn Burns

Votes: 3,185

14. Helter Skelter (2004 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 180 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

A new take on the Manson Family murders, with a keen focus on Charles Manson himself.

Director: John Gray | Stars: Jeremy Davies, Clea DuVall, Allison Smith, Eric Dane

Votes: 3,154

15. Charles Manson Superstar (1989 Video)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

For forty years, Charles Manson has survived most of his life in what he calls 'the hallways of the all ways,' the reform schools, jails and prisons that have been his home and tomb. His ... See full summary »

Director: Nikolas Schreck | Stars: Charles Manson, Nikolas Schreck, Zeena Schreck, James N. Mason

Votes: 388

16. Manson (1973)

R | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

Documentary on Charles Manson and his family. Has a number of insightful interviews with many family members most notably Squeaky and Sandy (Blue and Red). There is also a history of Manson... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Hendrickson, Laurence Merrick | Stars: Mary Brunner, Vincent Bugliosi, Bruce Davis, Lynette Fromme

Votes: 855

17. Green River (2008)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

There is no turning back. Whether we trust our friends, others or ourselves our decision determines the fate of the future. Green River's story deals with the agonizing truth of the actions... See full summary »

Director: Sam Taybi | Stars: Kristina Hughes, Danielle Franke, Bruce Peterson, Robert N. Lee

Votes: 241

18. Green River Killer (2005 Video)

R | 83 min | Crime, Horror

Along twenty years, the deranged serial-killer Gary Ridgway has killed at least forty-eight prostitutes and dumped their bodies in Green River.

Director: Ulli Lommel | Stars: George Kiseleff, Jacquelyn Aurora, Georgie Donovan, Shannon Leade

Votes: 877

19. B.T.K. Killer (2005 Video)

R | 82 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

The B.T.K. killer harasses a news reporter with threatening letters as he ponders about the murders he committed 30 years ago.

Director: Ulli Lommel | Stars: Gerard Griesbaum, Eric Gerleman, Victoria Ullmann, Shyla Fernandes

Votes: 1,261

20. Feast of the Assumption: BTK and the Otero Family Murders (2010)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Crime

A living victim's personal journey through one of the most unique serial killer cases in U.S. History - the BTK murders, as told through the eyes of Charlie Otero, the oldest surviving ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Levitz | Stars: Charlie Otero, Gary J. Caldwell, Dennis Rader, Frank Axtolis

Votes: 216

21. The Jeffrey Dahmer Files (2012)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

61 Metascore

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.

Director: Chris James Thompson | Stars: Andrew Swant, Pamela Bass, Jeffrey Jentzen, Pat Kennedy

Votes: 1,786

22. Ulli Lommel's Zodiac Killer (2005 Video)

R | 83 min | Crime

A young man who works at a nursing home uses the legendary Zodiac killer's M.O. to kill people who neglect their elderly relatives.

Director: Ulli Lommel | Stars: Rudolf Waldemar Brem, Katja Rupé, Kornelia Boje, Isabella Jantz

Votes: 4,581

23. Curse of the Zodiac (2007 Video)

R | 82 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

Though decades have passed since the multiple murderer held the state of California hostage with fear, the mystery of the identity of the Zodiac killer has never been solved.

Director: Ulli Lommel | Stars: Cassandra Church, Jack Quinn, Victoria Ullmann, Lyn Beausoleil

Votes: 838

24. Nightstalker (2002)

R | 95 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

Richard Ramirez, aka the Nightstalker, who terrorized people in Los Angeles during the 1980s, and the police had no clue with him.

Director: Chris Fisher | Stars: Bret Roberts, Joseph McKelheer, Roxanne Day, Julian Garcia

Votes: 1,077

25. Nightstalker (2009 Video)

R | 80 min | Horror, Thriller

Inspired by the true story of the most publicized and deranged serial killer known to everyone as "The Night Stalker."

Director: Ulli Lommel | Stars: Adolph Cortez, Elissa Dowling, Victoria Ullmann, Pia Pownall

Votes: 234

26. Manhunt: Search for the Night Stalker (1989 TV Movie)

95 min | Crime, Drama, History

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.

Director: Bruce Seth Green | Stars: Richard Jordan, A Martinez, Julie Carmen, Alan Feinstein

Votes: 245

27. The Night Stalker (2016)

TV-14 | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

An account of serial killer Richard Ramírez and his rampage in California during the mid-1980s.

Director: Megan Griffiths | Stars: Bellamy Young, Lou Diamond Phillips, Benjamin Barrett, Annalisa Cochrane

Votes: 552

28. Night Stalker (2005– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

Investigative reporter Carl Kolchak, who's after his wife's killer, teams up with Perri Reed, Jain McManus, and their boss Tony Vincenzo to investigate strange crimes in Los Angeles that may contain dark supernatural elements.

Stars: Stuart Townsend, Gabrielle Union, Eric Jungmann, Cotter Smith

Votes: 1,299

29. Rampage: The Hillside Strangler Murders (2006)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

The notorious case of the Hillside Strangler is the basis for this startling thriller directed primarily with an over-used hand-held camera by Chris Fisher (Nightstalker (2002)).

Kenneth ... See full synopsis »

Director: Chris Fisher | Stars: Joleigh Fiore, Bret Roberts, Brittany Daniel, Joseph McKelheer

Votes: 754

30. The Hillside Strangler (2004)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

19 Metascore

In the end of the 70's, the dysfunctional Kenneth Bianchi lives with his mother and is obsessed with joining the police force. When his application is refused, his mother sends him to Los ... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Parello | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Nicholas Turturro, Allison Lange, Marisol Padilla Sánchez

Votes: 1,712 | Gross: $0.00M

31. Son of Sam (2008 Video)

R | 80 min | Crime, Thriller

This chilling tale recounts the late 70's in New York City, when a serial killer on the loose dubbed "Son of Sam" creates havoc. When arrested, "Son of Sam" tells police he was influenced ... See full summary »

Director: Ulli Lommel | Stars: Yogi Joshi, Elissa Dowling, Cassandra Church, Bertrand Paré

Votes: 410

32. Summer of Sam (1999)

R | 142 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

67 Metascore

Spike Lee's take on the "Son of Sam" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American Northeast Bronx neighborhood who live in fear and distrust of one another.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: John Leguizamo, Adrien Brody, Mira Sorvino, Jennifer Esposito

Votes: 34,553 | Gross: $19.28M

33. Mondo Americana (2015)

Biography

A Hollywood based production company, wants an Indie Film maker to direct a new movie about the dark side of Hollywood entitled "Mondo Americana". They have put together an odd team consisting of a drag queen and a Jewish comedian.

Director: Ulli Lommel | Stars: Ulli Lommel, Andreea Boyer, Lilith Stangenberg, Max Brauer

Votes: 9

34. Baseline Killer (2008 Video)

R | 78 min | Crime, Horror

Inspired by the streak of murders committed along Baseline Ave in Arizona during 2006 amd 2007. A vicious serial killer stalks and kills women along Baseline Avenue, a 2-mile stretch in East Phoenix, AZ.

Director: Ulli Lommel | Stars: Victoria Ullmann, Pia Pownall, Jacquelyn Aurora, Lauren Cartier

Votes: 150

35. Diary of a Cannibal (2007 Video)

R | 81 min | Crime, Horror

They met on the Internet. They fell in love. They drove to the desert and stopped at an abandoned warehouse. They wandered inside. Inside they found unspeakable horror. Only one of them ... See full summary »

Director: Ulli Lommel | Stars: Trevor Parsons, Jillian Swanson, Michael Barbour, Danielle Petty

Votes: 739

36. Killer Pickton (2006 Video)

R | 85 min | Thriller

A horror film loosely based on the crimes of Canadian pig farmer Robert Pickton.

Director: Ulli Lommel | Stars: Jeff Frentzen, Jillian Swanson, Heidi Rhodes, Kate Hackett

Votes: 117

37. 10 Rillington Place (1971)

GP | 111 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

Based on the real-life case of the British serial killer John Christie, and what happened to his neighbors Tim and Beryl Evans.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Judy Geeson, John Hurt, Pat Heywood

Votes: 6,843

38. The Atlanta Child Murders (1985)

245 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The city of Atlanta, Georgia, is terrorized by a rash of child murders occurring in its black community. When a black photographer is arrested for the crimes, controversy erupts over ... See full summary »

Stars: Jason Robards, James Earl Jones, Rip Torn, Morgan Freeman

Votes: 333

39. The Boston Strangler (1968)

Approved | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A series of brutal murders in Boston sparks a seemingly endless and increasingly complex manhunt.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda, George Kennedy, Mike Kellin

Votes: 7,587

40. To Catch a Killer (1992)

Unrated | 182 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

"To Catch a Killer" tells the true gruesome story of John Wayne Gacy - a good friend and helpful neighbour, a great child entertainer, a respectful businessman, and a violent serial killer ... See full summary »

Stars: Brian Dennehy, Michael Riley, Margot Kidder, Meg Foster

Votes: 2,205

41. Appropriate Adult (2011)

69 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Dramatisation of the case of serial killers Fred and Rose West, focusing on the way in which they were brought to justice.

Stars: Emily Watson, Dominic West, Robert Glenister, Sylvestra Le Touzel

Votes: 2,343

42. The Snowtown Murders (2011)

Not Rated | 119 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

66 Metascore

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.

Director: Justin Kurzel | Stars: Lucas Pittaway, Daniel Henshall, Louise Harris, Bob Adriaens

Votes: 16,013 | Gross: $0.01M

43. Monster (2003)

R | 109 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

74 Metascore

Based on the life of Aileen Wuornos, a Daytona Beach prostitute who became a serial killer.

Director: Patty Jenkins | Stars: Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Bruce Dern, Lee Tergesen

Votes: 127,374 | Gross: $34.47M

44. Five Daughters (2010)

60 min | Crime, Drama

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.

Stars: Adam Kotz, Juliet Aubrey, Natalie Press, Ian Hart

Votes: 429

45. Zero Day (2002)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama

69 Metascore

Two troubled adolescents chronicle the events that ultimately lead up to a terrifying assault on their school.

Director: Ben Coccio | Stars: Cal Robertson, Andre Keuck, Serataren Adragna, Melissa Banks

Votes: 3,868 | Gross: $0.01M

46. This Is Personal: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper (2000)

120 min | Crime, Drama

This is a dramatisation of the real-life investigation into the notorious Yorkshire Ripper murders of the late 1970s, showing the effect that it had on the health and career of Assistant ... See full summary »

Stars: Gerard Horan, Stephen Moore, Claire Webzell, Paul Angelis

Votes: 268

47. See No Evil: The Moors Murders (2006)

180 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1