Greatest Movies Based on real life Serial Killers Murderers.

List by john Last updated September 04, 2017

A run down of the greatest movies that are about real life murderers and serial killers.


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films about real life serial killers murderers. List order as defined by john

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Zodiac (2007)

Crime Drama Mystery
There's more than one way to lose your life to a killer
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Vote count 1,566 Vote avg 72 Release date 2007-03-02

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Citizen X (1995)

History Crime Drama
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Vote count 29 Vote avg 68 Release date 1995-02-25

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The Boston Strangler (1968)

Crime Drama Mystery
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Vote count 39 Vote avg 65 Release date 1968-10-08

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To Catch a Killer (1992)

Crime Drama Thriller
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Vote count 9 Vote avg 53 Release date 1992-05-15

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In Cold Blood (1967)

Crime Drama
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Vote count 76 Vote avg 74 Release date 1967-12-14

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Snowtown (2011)

Crime Drama Horror
Australia's most infamous crime story.
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Vote count 95 Vote avg 61 Release date 2011-05-16

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Polytechnique (2009)

Crime Drama
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Vote count 60 Vote avg 66 Release date 2009-01-24

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Jack the Ripper (1988)

Horror Drama Crime
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Vote count 14 Vote avg 63 Release date 1988-10-21

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The Hunt for the BTK Killer (2005)

TV Movie Crime Drama
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Vote count 11 Vote avg 41 Release date 2005-10-09

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Memories of Murder (2003)

Crime Drama Thriller
The worst of them will stay with you... forever
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Vote count 322 Vote avg 78 Release date 2003-04-24

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Angst (1983)

Crime Drama Horror
Based on a true story.
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Vote count 55 Vote avg 70 Release date 1983-01-01

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Summer of Sam (1999)

Thriller Drama Crime
No one is safe from son of sam
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Vote count 100 Vote avg 64 Release date 1999-07-02

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The Honeymoon Killers (1970)

Crime Drama Thriller
Love is a bitch...called Martha.
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Vote count 21 Vote avg 65 Release date 1970-02-04

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M (1931)

Drama Action Thriller
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Vote count 372 Vote avg 80 Release date 1931-05-11

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The Hillside Strangler (2004)

Horror Drama Mystery
They lived to watch you die.
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Vote count 5 Vote avg 38 Release date 2004-11-12

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Rampage (1987)

Thriller Drama
This is the face of Charles Reece, a mass murderer. He doesn't think he's done anything wrong. The real crime is that the jury may agree.
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Vote count 11 Vote avg 59 Release date 1987-09-01

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Karla (2006)

Crime Drama Thriller
Evil has a beautiful face.
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Vote count 26 Vote avg 43 Release date 2006-01-20

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Cruising (1980)

Action Drama Mystery
Al Pacino is Cruising for a killer.
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Vote count 76 Vote avg 58 Release date 1980-09-23

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The Chaser (2008)

Crime Drama Thriller
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Vote count 202 Vote avg 76 Release date 2008-02-14

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The Countess (2009)

Drama History Horror
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Vote count 36 Vote avg 52 Release date 2009-02-09

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Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

Crime Drama
They’re young… they’re in love… and they kill people.
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Vote count 312 Vote avg 76 Release date 1967-07-18

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Heavenly Creatures (1994)

Drama Fantasy
From a secret world no one could see... came a crime no one could believe.
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Vote count 258 Vote avg 70 Release date 1994-09-02

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The Alphabet Killer (2008)

Crime Mystery Thriller
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Vote count 41 Vote avg 50 Release date 2008-11-07

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Wolf Creek (2005)

Horror Thriller
The Thrill Is In The Hunt.
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Vote count 235 Vote avg 62 Release date 2005-01-01

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Wonderland (2003)

Crime Drama Mystery
Sex, drugs, murder. Welcome to L.A.
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Vote count 59 Vote avg 63 Release date 2003-10-23

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All Good Things (2010)

Drama Mystery Thriller
The perfect love story. Until it became the perfect crime.
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Vote count 255 Vote avg 59 Release date 2010-12-03

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The Frozen Ground (2013)

Thriller Crime
The hunter becomes the hunted
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Vote count 410 Vote avg 62 Release date 2013-07-18

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Gerry (2002)

Mystery Drama Adventure
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Vote count 60 Vote avg 58 Release date 2002-01-12

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Animal Kingdom (2010)

Drama Thriller Crime
A crime story.
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Vote count 193 Vote avg 68 Release date 2010-06-03

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Elephant (2003)

Drama Crime
An ordinary high school day. Except that it's not.
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Vote count 345 Vote avg 70 Release date 2003-05-18

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He Walked by Night (1948)

Drama Thriller
Savage TRUTH! Stronger than Fiction!
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Vote count 15 Vote avg 59 Release date 1948-11-24

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Frenzy (1972)

Crime Drama Mystery
Just an ordinary necktie used with a deadly new twist.
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Vote count 140 Vote avg 70 Release date 1972-05-25

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Serial Killer 1 (2015)

Thriller Crime Drama
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Vote count 67 Vote avg 69 Release date 2015-01-07

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Bordertown (2006)

Crime Drama Mystery
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Vote count 47 Vote avg 61 Release date 2006-05-18

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Amish Grace (2010)

Drama
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Vote count 10 Vote avg 57 Release date 2010-03-28

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Murder in New Hampshire: The Pamela Wojas Smart Story (1991)

Crime Drama TV Movie
Their sex games have no boundaries.
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Vote count 6 Vote avg 37 Release date 1991-09-23

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The Devil in the White City (2019)

History Thriller
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Vote count 1 Vote avg 0 Release date 2019-12-31

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Bully (2001)

Crime Drama
It's 4 a.m... do you know where your kids are?
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Vote count 100 Vote avg 66 Release date 2001-06-15

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Dark Matter (2007)

Drama
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Vote count 14 Vote avg 58 Release date 2007-01-23

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Texas Killing Fields (2011)

Drama Thriller Crime
No one is safe.
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Vote count 110 Vote avg 55 Release date 2011-10-14

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Target for Rage (1997)

Drama Thriller
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Vote count 1 Vote avg 0 Release date 1997-05-19

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Borderland (2007)

Crime Horror Thriller
The Devil's Playground is Just Around The Corner
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Vote count 50 Vote avg 51 Release date 2007-11-09

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The Craigslist Killer (2011)

TV Movie Thriller Drama
Be Careful What You Search For.
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Vote count 16 Vote avg 45 Release date 2011-01-03

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The Untold Story (1993)

Comedy Crime Drama
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Vote count 17 Vote avg 62 Release date 1993-05-13

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At Close Range (1986)

Crime Drama
Like father. Like son. Like hell.
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Vote count 48 Vote avg 64 Release date 1986-04-18

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Changeling (2008)

Crime Drama Mystery
To find her son, she did what no one else dared.
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Vote count 932 Vote avg 73 Release date 2008-01-30

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Eaten Alive (1976)

Horror
Meet the maniac & his friend. Together they make the greatest team in the history of the mass slaughter in...
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Vote count 32 Vote avg 46 Release date 1976-12-25

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The Onion Field (1979)

Crime Drama
The Onion Field
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Vote count 25 Vote avg 59 Release date 1979-09-09

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Savage Grace (2007)

Drama
Truth is more shocking than fiction.
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Vote count 51 Vote avg 56 Release date 2007-05-18

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River's Edge (1987)

Crime Drama
The most controversial film you will see this year.
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Vote count 54 Vote avg 66 Release date 1987-04-23

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