Description:When larcenous real estate clerk Marion Crane goes on the lam with a wad of cash and hopes of starting a new life, she ends up at the notorious Bates Motel, where manager Norman Bates cares for his housebound mother. The place seems quirky, but fine… until Marion decides to take a shower.
, Vera Miles
, John Gavin
, Janet Leigh
Tags:National Film RegistryViolenceCult FilmBased On NovelBreaking The Fourth WallFamily RelationshipsAfiInsanityGood Versus EvilVoice Over NarrationMurder SuspectMissing PersonBlockbuster
Description:A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.
, Justin Theroux
, Josh Lucas
, Bill Sage
Tags:Black ComedyViolenceMultiple Personality DisorderCult FilmInvestigationNeo NoirBased On NovelDetectiveSatireChristmasRevengeInsanitySerial KillerFriendshipF RatedVoice Over NarrationMissing Person
7. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street(2007)
Release Date:20 Dec 2007
Languages:English | Italian
Description:The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a 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.
, Helena Bonham Carter
, Alan Rickman
, Timothy Spall
Description:Austin's hottest DJ, Jungle Julia, sets out into the night to unwind with her two friends Shanna and Arlene. Covertly tracking their moves is Stuntman Mike, a scarred rebel leering from behind the wheel of his muscle car, revving just feet away.
, Zoë Bell
, Rosario Dawson
, Vanessa Ferlito
Tags:Black ComedyViolenceBreaking The Fourth WallMultiple PerspectivesRevengePsychopathic KillerFriendshipF Rated
Description:Former FBI agent Will Graham, who was once nearly killed by the savage Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lecter now has no choice but to face him again. It seems Lecter is the only one who can help Graham track down a new serial killer, Francis Dolarhyde -- but can he be trusted?
, Edward Norton
, Ralph Fiennes
, Harvey Keitel
Tags:ViolenceInvestigationNeo NoirBased On NovelTragedyInsanitySerial KillerGood Versus Evil
Description:Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of eighteenth century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. His work, however, takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for the ultimate perfume.
Description:A psychotic murderer institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
, Jamie Lee Curtis
, Nancy Kyes
, P.J. Soles
Tags:National Film RegistryViolencePsycho ThrillerHigh SchoolSerial KillerPsychopathic KillerGood Versus EvilF Rated
Description:Several people are hunted by a cruel serial killer who kills his victims in their dreams. While the survivors are trying to find the reason for being chosen, the murderer won't lose any chance to kill them as soon as they fall asleep.
Description:After being brutally murdered, 14-year-old Susie Salmon watches from heaven over her grief-stricken family -- and her killer. As she observes their daily lives, she must balance her thirst for revenge with her desire for her family to heal.
, Rachel Weisz
, Susan Sarandon
, Stanley Tucci
Description:Frederick Abberline is an opium-huffing inspector from Scotland Yard who falls for one of Jack the Ripper's prostitute targets in this Hughes brothers adaption of a graphic novel that posits the Ripper's true identity.
, Allen Hughes
, Heather Graham
, Ian Holm
, Robbie Coltrane
Tags:ViolenceDetectiveDrug AddictionRevengeInsanitySerial KillerGood Versus EvilBased On Comic BookReference To William ShakespeareVoice Over Narration
Description:When a mad man calling himself 'the Scorpio Killer' menaces the city, tough as nails San Francisco Police Inspector Harry Callahan is assigned to track down and ferret out the crazed psychopath.
, Harry Guardino
, Reni Santoni
, John Vernon
Tags:InvestigationMixed Martial ArtsSerial KillerGood Versus Evil
Description:Aileen Wuornos is an emotionally scarred highway hooker who shoots a sadistic trick who rapes her and ultimately becomes America's first female serial killer. The film, based on a true story, centers more on the surrounding circumstances than on the murders.
, Christina Ricci
, Bruce Dern
, Lee Tergesen
Tags:ViolenceCourtroomFemale ProtagonistBased On True StoryTrue CrimeTragedySerial KillerF RatedVoice Over NarrationProsecution
Description:When a veteran 911 operator takes a life-altering call from a teenage girl who has just been abducted, she realizes that she must confront a killer from her past in order to save the girl's life.
Description:After India's father dies, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives and becomes increasingly infatuated with him.
, Nicole Kidman
, David Alford
, Matthew Goode
Tags:Nonlinear TimelineHigh SchoolVoice Over Narration
Description:In 1986, in the province of Gyunggi, in South Korea, a second young and beautiful woman is found dead, raped and tied and gagged with her underwear. Detective Park Doo-Man and Detective Cho...
, Sang-kyung Kim
, Roe-ha Kim
, Jae-ho Song
Tags:ViolenceDark HumorBased On True StoryBased On PlayTrue CrimeSerial KillerMurder Suspect
Description:Last House on the Left follows a group of teenage girls heading into the city when they hook up with a gang of drug-addled ne'er-do-wells and are brutally murdered. The killers find their way to the home of one of their victim's parents, where both father and mother exact a horrible revenge.
Description:In the Deep South, a serial-killing preacher hunts two young children who know the whereabouts of a stash of money. As the children escape down the river, events build to a battle between good and evil.
, Robert Mitchum
, Terry Sanders
Description:Four interwoven stories that occur on Halloween: An everyday high school principal has a secret life as a serial killer; a college virgin might have just met the one guy for her; a group of teenagers pull a mean prank; a woman who loathes the night has to contend with her holiday-obsessed husband.
, Rochelle Aytes
, Quinn Lord
, Lauren Lee Smith
Description:The down-and-out private detective Harry Angel is ordered, by a mysterious man named Louis Cyphre, to go on a mission to find a missing person. His routine failure soon leads to a bloody spur with himself as Harry Angel goes on a supernatural journey into his soul.
, Robert De Niro
, Lisa Bonet
, Charlotte Rampling
Tags:Self DiscoveryCult FilmInvestigationNeo NoirBased On NovelDetectiveJazzSerial KillerPsychologicalMissing Person
Description:Best friends Marie and Alexia decide to spend a quiet weekend at Alexia's parents' secluded farmhouse. But on the night of their arrival, the girls' idyllic getaway turns into an endless night of horror.
Stars:Cécile De France
, Philippe Nahon
, Franck Khalfoun
Description:FBI Agent Will Graham, who retired after catching Hannibal Lecktor, returns to duty to engage in a risky cat-and-mouse game with Lecktor to capture a new killer. This film is based on the novel "Red Dragon" and predates all the later films with Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter.
, Kim Greist
, Joan Allen
, Brian Cox
Tags:Criminal MastermindViolenceCult FilmInvestigationNeo NoirBased On NovelDetectiveInsanitySerial KillerPsychopathic KillerGood Versus Evil
Description:Dramatization of the Starkweather-Fugate killing spree of the 1950s, in which a teenage girl and her twenty-something boyfriend slaughtered her entire family and several others in the Dakota badlands.
Description:Joong-ho is a dirty detective turned pimp in financial trouble as several of his girls have recently disappeared without clearing their debts. While trying to track them down, he finds a clue that the vanished girls were all called up by a same client whom one of his girls is meeting with right now.
, Jung-woo Ha
, Yeong-hie Seo
, Yoo-Jeong Kim
Tags:ViolenceInvestigationBased On True StoryDetectiveRevenge
Description:A man receives a mysterious e-mail appearing to be from his wife, who was murdered years earlier. As he frantically tries to find out whether she's alive, he finds himself being implicated in her death.
, Marie-Josée Croze
, André Dussollier
, Kristin Scott Thomas
Tags:ViolenceInvestigationNonlinear TimelinePolice BrutalityBased On NovelDetectiveFamily RelationshipsSerial KillerFriendshipPoliticsInnocenceMissing Person
Description:After Laura and John Baxter lose their only child in a horrible drowning, they are greeted by strange sightings of her throughout their everyday lives. When two old ladies approach them in Italy with news that their daughter may still be alive, it seems too good to be true. Perhaps it is...
Description:A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried.
Description:A young man is confined in a mental hospital. Through a flashback we see that he was traumatized as a child, when he and his family were circus performers: he saw his father cut off the ...
, Blanca Guerra
, Guy Stockwell
, Thelma Tixou