What are the best movies about serial killers?

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    Psycho is a mystery thriller film revolving around a secretary who is on the run for embezzling money. It was directed by Alfred Hitchcock and based on the novel by Robert Bloch. This movie stars Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, and Vera Miles.


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    Rogelio Vega
    Written on June 22, 2018
    "This film never fails to give me chills. Dude, I swear I watched this with my squad and we thanked the beer that we were drinking for keeping us sane LOL. Good movie direction!"
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    #2The Silence of the Lambs

    The Silence of the Lambs

    The Silence of the Lambs is a crime, drama, and thriller movie directed by Jonathan Demme and launched on February 14, 1991. Starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins, the plot follows the story of a psychopath Buffalo Bill.


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    Stephanie Chapman
    Written on June 22, 2018
    "Classic serial killer movie! To date, this is one of the best thriller movies ever created. Cannibal killing at its finest! The characters and the plot itself will leave an imprint after watching. Well done!"
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    #3American Psycho

    American Psycho

    American Psycho is a 2000 slasher and thriller film directed by Mary Harron. It stars Christian Bale, Jared Leto, and Reese Witherspoon. It is based on Bret Easton Ellis's 1991 novel of the same name.


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    Rogelio Vega
    Written on June 22, 2018
    "Battle of the fittest--that is all there is to it. Eliminate as many opponents as many as you can in order to stand out!! The film direction is very good and the visuals are also on point and crisp. I recommend this to people who are into serial killers!"
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    #4Seven (Se7en)

    Seven (Se7en)

    Seven (Se7en) is a 1995 crime thriller film directed by David Fincher and stars Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman. Detectives William Somerset (Freeman) and David Mills (Pitt) hunt a killer who uses the 7 deadly sins as a motif to commit a series of grisly murders


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    Judith Reynolds
    Written on June 22, 2018
    "I have a thing for detective movies and I say this movie is incredible! The plot is creative enough to utilize the seven deadly sins as a weapon to kill and murder people."
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    #5The Hills Have Eyes

    The Hills Have Eyes

    The Hills Have Eyes is a 2006 American horror film directed by Alexandre Aja and a remake of Wes Craven's 1977 film of the same name. The story is about a suburban American family that is being stalked by a group of psychotic people who live in the desert, far away from civilization.


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    Samantha King
    Written on June 22, 2018
    "I remember the time our car broke down in the middle of nowhere. I was with my friends and we were going to a campsite. We were scared to the point that we played britney songs in the car to lighten up the mood. Hahahahaha! Goosebumps!"
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    Zodiac is an American criminal mystery film starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, and Robert Downey Jr. It was directed by David Fincher and was written for the screen by James Vanderbilt. The film premiered on February 28, 2007.


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    Melissa Cruz
    Written on June 22, 2018
    "Although the setting is in 1970s, it was beautifully written and played. It veers away from the traditional serial killer movies.  My heart was beating faster in the opening scene. =\"
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    Cruising is a film about a police detective goes undercover in the underground S&M gay subculture of New York City to catch a serial killer who is preying on gay men. it is directed by William Friedkin.


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    Aanya Mukopadhyay
    Written on June 22, 2018
    "Wow. The actors are hot. They played their roles very effectively. I find this movie very controversial as it tackles LGBT theme. However, this thriller movie is a must-watch thriller!"
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    #8Memories of Murder

    Memories of Murder

    Memories of Murder is an action, crime, and drama movie directed by Bong Joon Ho in 2003 starring Song Kang Ho, Kim Sang Kyung, and Park Hae Il. It won film merits at the Chunsa Film Art Awards and Busan Film Critics Awards. 


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    Amit Pawar
    Written on June 22, 2018
    "That is why I always tell my younger sister to take care whenever she comes home late from work. Being extra careful at all times is always okay!! This movie is a great serial killer movie set in Korea, plus it is based on a real-life event!"


Best What are the best movies about serial killers
1PsychoMovies 12 Paid
2The Silence of the LambsMovies 8 Paid
3American PsychoMovies 7 Paid
4Seven (Se7en)Movies 6 Paid
5The Hills Have Eyes Movies 4 Paid
6ZodiacMovies 4 Paid
7CruisingMovies 2 Paid
8Memories of MurderMovies 2 Paid

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