Are you obsessed with tracking down the moves of the serial killer faster than the film’s protagonist? There is a plethora of documentaries that delve into the mind of the murderers doing the goriest crimes on Netflix. Keep scrolling because we’ve compiled a list of the best serial killer movies on Netflix India that’ll give you the scares.
1. Creep (2014)
When a cash-strapped cameraman accepts a job in a remote mountain town, he discovers that the client has some strange ideas. Starring Mark Duplass and Patrick Brice, this serial killer movie was released in 2014 and has a rating of 6.3 on IMDb.
2. Hush (2016)
Hush is a ‘cliché thriller’ in which the main character is left alone in a huge mansion and is visited by a stranger who preys on her fears for pleasure. Written and directed by Mike Flanagan and starring Kate Siegel, John Gallagher Jr. and Michael Trucco, this serial killer movie was released in 2016 and has an IMDb rating of 6.6.
3. Se7en (1995)
This psychological thriller by David Fincher, starring Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman, revolves around a horrific torture game in which the serial killer amuses himself by forcing one of the detectives to succumb to his psychological tricks. Released in 1995, it has an IMDb rating of 8.6 and is available on Netflix.
4. Twin Murders: The Silence of the White City (2019)
A detective returns to Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, to look into a series of killings that resemble those committed by a serial murderer about to be freed from prison. Starring Belén Rueda and Javier Rey, this serial killer movie was released in 2019 and has an IMDb rating of 5.4.
5. Taking Lives (2004)
An FBI profiler is summoned by the agency and tasked with tracking down a serial killer who kills his victims while stealing their identities. Starring Angelina Jolie, this psycho-killer movie was released in 2004 and is available on Netflix with an IMDb rating of 6.2.
6. Zodiac (2007)
Robert Graysmith (Jake Gyllenhaal), a cartoonist by profession, finds himself thinking about the Zodiac killer compulsively. He employs his puzzle-solving skills to get closer to discovering the killer’s identity. This highly acclaimed mystery thriller movie released in 2007, stars Robert Downey Jr as well as Mark Ruffalo. It has an IMDb rating of 7.7 and is available on Netflix.
7. The Plagues of Breslau (2018)
A Polish police officer chases a serial killer who snatches a new target every evening at 6 o’clock. The Plagues of Breslau stars Małgorzata Kożuchowska, Daria Widawska and Jacek Beler. It was released in 2018, has an IMDb rating of 5.9 and is available on Netflix.
8. The Invisible Guardian (2017)
An FBI-trained police officer returns to his hometown in Navarra to track down a serial killer. He is also confronted with his own past at the same time. Directed by Fernando González Molina, this serial-killer movie stars Marta Etura, Elvira Mínguez and Nene. It was released in 2017 and has an IMDb rating of 6.4.
9. Manson Family Vacation (2015)
The peaceful family life of an L.A. attorney is unravelled when his brother, who is obsessed with the Charles Manson murders, arrives unexpectedly. Starring Jay Duplass and Linas Phillips, this thriller was released in 2015 and has an IMDb rating of 5.8, and is available on Netflix.
10. Mrs. Serial Killer (2020)
When a doctor is imprisoned for a series of terrible murders, his faithful wife sets out to establish his innocence by committing a copycat crime. This Indian crime thriller released in 2020, stars Jacqueline Fernandez and Manoj Bajpayee and has an IMDb rating of 4.1.
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11. Die Ontwaking (2015)
In a frantic quest for a psychotic serial murderer with a profound obsession with young women’s skin, an inexperienced murder investigator joins the hunt. Starring Gys De Villiers and Morne Visser, this serial killer movie was released in 2015 and is distributed by Netflix. It has a 4.2 IMDb rating.
12. Kiss the Girls (1997)
A forensic psychologist joins forces with an escaped abduction victim to track down a serial killer who targets strong-willed women and abducts them. Starring Ashley Judd and Morgan Freeman, this 1997 American neo-noir psychological thriller film is available on Netflix. It has an IMDb rating of 6.6.
13. Changeling (2008)
When a mother’s abducted son is returned to her, she believes the boy isn’t hers, so the police captain commits her to an asylum. This 2008 American mystery crime drama film directed, produced, and scored by Clint Eastwood stars Angelina Jolie. It has an IMDb rating of 7.8 and is available on Netflix.
14. The Mansion (2008)
A group of students gathers to spend New Year’s Eve at a secluded Belgian farm, where their drug-fueled party quickly devolves into a bloody nightmare. This 2008 movie stars Lila Lacombe, Vincent Tirel and Kemar, and has an IMDb rating of 4.6.
15. Forensic (2020)
To catch an elusive serial murderer who kills young girls, a duo of policemen with a history navigates past evidence, false leads, and a ticking clock. This 2020 Malayalam-language psychological thriller film is directed and written by Akhil Paul and Anas Khan. It has an IMDb rating of 6.8 and is available on Netflix.
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16. The Chase (2017)
A cranky landlord is visited by a guy who recalls an unsolved serial murder case from 30 years ago as people in his town start turning up dead. This South Korean thriller was released in 2017 and stars Wi Ha-joon and Kim Hye-in. It has an. IMDb rating of 6.6 and is available on Netflix.
17. Irul (2021)
When a car accident leads a couple to seek refuge in a neighbouring home, talks with the stranger inside quickly reveal that one of them is a serial killer. This 2021 Malayalam-language mystery thriller film stars Darshana Rajendran, Fahad Faasil and Soubin Shahir. It has an IMDb rating of 5.8 and is available on Netflix.
18. Raman Raghav 2.0 (2016)
In this Indian thriller, a crooked detective and a serial killer obsessed with a psychopath from the 1960s become caught up in a deadly cat-and-mouse game. Starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Vicky Kaushal and Sobhita Dhulipala, this 2016 crime thriller has a 7.3 IMDb rating.
19. The Forest Of Love (2019)
Two grieving young ladies are thrust into the lives of a con artist and a would-be movie crew. However, nothing is as it appears. This 2019 Japanese crime thriller is directed by Sion Sono and has an IMDb rating of 6.3. You can watch it on Netflix.
20. There’s Someone Inside Your House (2021)
Makani and her classmates at Osborne High School strive to track down and stop a masked killer who is preying on students and revealing their darkest secrets. Directed by Patrick Brice, this serial killer movie was released in 2021 and has an IMDb rating of 4.8.
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21. Psycho (2020)
The dark narrative behind the serial killer’s twisted mind emerges as a visually challenged guy tries to save his love interest from a serial killer. This 2020 Tamil-language psychological thriller film is written and directed by Mysskin and has an IMDb rating of 6.2.
22. Spyder (2017)
When a phone-tapping day job leads an Intelligence Bureau officer to a serial killer, he must hunt down and stop the perpetrator’s next moves. This serial killer film is written and directed by A. R. Murugadoss and stars Mahesh Babu and Rakul Preet Singh. It has an IMDb rating of 6.3 and is available on Netflix.
23. Grandmaster (2012)
A police chief understands that his daughter and estranged wife are the next potential victims as he anticipates the next move in a serial killer’s gruesome game. This Malayalam-language neo-noir action thriller film is written and directed by B. Unnikrishnan and produced by Ronnie Screwvala. It stars Mohanlal and Priyamani and has an IMDb rating of 6.9.
24. Fear Street Part 1 (2021)
A youngster and her pals take against an evil entity that has tormented their infamous town for ages after a series of violent slayings. Starring Sadie Sink and Maya Hawke, the part 1 of the Fear Street trilogy has an IMDb rating of 6.2.
25. Fear Street Part 2 (2021)
A murder spree terrorises Camp Nightwing in the cursed hamlet of Shadyside, turning a pleasant summer into a brutal battle for survival. Starring Emily Rudd and Sadie Sink, this second part of the trilogy has an IMDb rating of 6.7.
26. Fear Street Part 3 (2021)
Deena is sent back to 1666, when she discovers the truth about Sarah Fier. The friends battle for their lives — and the survival of Shadyside — in 1994. This third instalment of the trilogy was released in 2021 and has an IMDb rating of 6.6.
27. The Legacy of the Bones (2019)
Amaia is confronted with a similar mystery a year after solving a string of murders that hits extremely close to home. The second series of the Baztan Trilogy. This 2019 crime thriller was directed by Fernando González Molina and stars Marta Etura and Eduardo Rosa. It has an IMDb rating of 6.4 and is available on Netflix.
28. Offering to the Storm (2020)
Amaia looks into a number of strange infant deaths and gruesome rituals. Meanwhile, those in her immediate vicinity are in severe danger. The third part of the Baztan Trilogy, this Spanish-German film was released in 2020 and has an IMDb rating of 6.2.
29. Murder Mystery (2019)
A New York City detective and his hairdresser wife rush to investigate a perplexing murder on a billionaire’s yacht while on a long-awaited trip to Europe. This comedy-mystery movie stars Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler and has an IMDb rating of 6.
30. Murder Mystery 2 (2023)
Jennifer Aniston is stunning everyone with her lehenga look in Murder Mystery 2. After the success of their team in the first part of the movie, Nick and Audrey Spitz are now private detectives and are launching their own agency. This second part of the series was released in 2023 and is available on Netflix.
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31. The Babysitter (2017)
Cole finds that his hot babysitter is a member of a satanic group that will stop at nothing to keep him silent when he stays up past his bedtime. This 2017 movie stars Jenna Ortega and Judah Lewis, and is directed by McG. It has an IMDb rating of 6.3 and is available on Netflix.
32. The Babysitter: Killer Queen (2020)
Cole is in high school two years after surviving a demonic blood cult. And what about his demons from the past? His life is still a living misery for him. This second part of the series was released in 2020 and has an IMDb rating of 5.8.
33. Orphan (2009)
Esther, a 9-year-old orphan, is adopted by Kate and John Coleman from an orphanage, but Kate quickly sees through Esther’s angelic image. This 2009 psychological horror film stars Isabelle Fuhrman. With an IMDb rating of 7, it’s available on Netflix.
34. Creep 2 (2017)
In ‘Creep 2,’ Mark Duplass reprises his role as ‘Aaron,’ who freely admits to being a ‘serial killer.’ Aaron plays on her with pre-murder games and scares, making each moment tenser than the last. He hires a cameraman to film him for 24 hours. Released in 2017, this serial killer movie is on Netflix and has an IMDb rating of 6.4.
35. Escape from Alcatraz (1979)
A convict tries to Escape from Alcatraz, the most feared prison in the world, despite the challenges that come his way. Released in 1979, this true crime movie stars Clint Eastwood and is available on Netflix. It has an IMDb rating of 7.6.
36. The Craigslist Killer (2011)
Another true serial killer movie on Netflix, The Craigslist Killer unfolds the story of a medical student who is actually a murderer in pursuit of women behind the charade of a perfect life. Starring Jake McDorman this serial killer movie was released in 2011 and has an IMDb rating of 5.1.
37. The Pale Blue Eye (2022)
One of the new serial killer movies on Netflix, The Pale Blue Eye finds a veteran detective investigating a series of grisly murders. It stars Christian Bale and Harry Melling and is directed by Scott Cooper. This 2022 mystery thriller has a rating of 6.6 on IMDb and is available on Netflix.
38. The Good Nurse (2022)
One of the serial killer movies based on true stories on Netflix is The Good Nurse. It is a movie revolving around Nurse Amy Loughren who finds out one of her colleagues is a serial killer responsible for the murder of dozens of patients over a period of several years, without being charged. It stars Jessica Chastain and Eddie Redmayne and was released in 2022. It has an IMDb rating of 6.8.
39. Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022)
When influencers try to breathe new life into a Texas ghost town, they unveil Leatherface, an infamous serial killer who wears a mask made of human skin. Starring Sarah Yarkin, Elsie Fisher and Mark Burnham, this movie was released in 2022 and has an IMDb rating of 4.7.
40. Memories of a Murder: The Nilsen Tapes (2021)
Memories of a Murder is a true crime film on Netflix based on the life of serial killer Dennis Nilsen who narrates the horrific crimes he has committed through a series of chilling audiotapes recorded from his jail cell. It has an IMDb rating of 6.3.
41. In the Shadow of the Moon (2019)
Curbing his lifelong obsession with a serial killer, a detective tries to solve crimes that defy explanations. Released in 2019, this sci-fi thriller stars Boyd Holbrook, Michael C. Hall and Cleopatra Coleman and has an IMDb rating of 6.2.
42. Bordertown: The Mural Murders (2021)
A detective faces the most challenging case of his career when faced with a bloody mural, a deadly social media post and an infamous serial killer. Released in 2021, this serial killer movie on Netflix stars Ville Virtanen and Anu Sinisalo; and has an IMDb rating of 6.3.
43. Lost Girls (2020)
Based on a true story, Lost Girls revolves around a mother who, desperate to find her missing daughter, unravels a string of unsolved murders. Starring Amy Ryan, this murder mystery movie was released in 2020 and has an IMDb rating of 6.1.
44. The Little Things (2021)
A deputy sheriff teams up with a detective to investigate a string of murders which leads them to a strange loner who may be the culprit. Released in 2021, this movie stars Denzel Washington, Rami Malek and Jared Leto. It has a rating of 6.3 on IMDb and is available on Netflix.
45. Call (2020)
Connected by a phone in the same home but 20 years apart, a serial killer puts another woman’s past and life on the line to change her own fate. Released in 2020, this Korean thriller movie stars Park Shin-hye, Jun Jong-seo and Kim Sung-ryoung. It has an IMDb rating of 7.1.
46. Game Over (2019)
A video game designer with post-traumatic stress needs to fight her demons or risk becoming a victim of a serial killer. Released in 2019, this crime-thriller stars Taapsee Pannu and has an IMDb rating of 6.9.
47. Ek Villain Returns (2022)
A twisted tale where the line between good and evil is blurred, a singer goes missing amidst a serial killing spree. You’d think you know the story but you won’t until the very end. Starring John Abraham, Arjun Kapoor, Disha Patani and Tara Sutaria, this 2022 film has an IMDb rating of 4.4.
48. Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021)
Eddie Brock tries to revive his failing career by interviewing a serial killer on death row, Cletus Kasady. Things turn south when Carnage gains control over Cletus’s body and escapes. This 2021 sci-fi thriller stars Tom Hardy and has an IMDb rating of 5.9.
49. I Am All Girls (2021)
A relentless detective forms an unlikely bond with a killer systematically targeting the perpetrators running a powerful child-trafficking ring. Released in 2021, this mystery movie stars Erica Wessels and Hlubi Mboya, and has an IMDb rating of 5.9.
50. The Stepfather (2009)
After returning from military school, Michael meets his mother’s new boyfriend who may be a dangerous serial killer infamous for preying on families. Released in 2009, the movie stars Amber Heard, Penn Badgley and Dylan Walsh. It has an IMDb rating of 5.5 and is available on Netflix.
51. Cult of Chucky (2017)
Following a string of murders in the psychiatric facility, Nica Pierce questions the existence of Chucky – a killer doll that has returned to settle scores with an old enemy. The movie was released in 2017 and stars Flona Dourif, Jennifer Tilly and Brad Dourif. It has an IMDb rating of 5.2.
1. Which are the best serial killer movies on Netflix in Hindi?
Mrs. Serial Killer, Game Over, and Ek Villain Returns are some of the best serial killer movies on Netflix in Hindi.
2. What are some Korean serial killer movies on Netflix?
The Chase and Call are some good Korean serial killer movies on Netflix.
3. What are some new serial killer movies on Netflix?
Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Good Nurse and The Pale Blue Eyes are some of the new serial killer movies on Netflix.
4. What are some psychological thriller serial killer movies on Netflix?
Se7en, Kiss the Girls and Forensic are some of the psychological thriller serial killer movies on Netflix.
5. What are some of the best serial killer movies on Netflix?
Changeling, Zodiac and Call are some of the best serial killer movies on Netflix.
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