Highest-Rated Movies about 'Murderer', Sort by Popularity


The Wailing (2016), Z (1969), Long Night's Journey Into Day (2000), Don't Kill It (2016), The Laramie Project (2002), Terror at the Opera (1987), The Godfather: Part II (1974), Murder! (1930) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Murderer movies.


The Wailing (2016)

Suspicion leads to hysteria when rural villagers link a series of brutal murders to the arrival of a mysterious stranger (Kunimura Jun).

villager, stranger, murderer, serial killer, suspenseful, thrilling, tense

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Z (1969)

A judge (Jean-Louis Trintignant) proves a leftist's (Yves Montand) hit-and-run death was a Fascist plot.

political activist, government official, doctor, murderer, dark, dense, powerful

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Long Night's Journey Into Day (2000)

Following the end of apartheid in South Africa during the 1990s, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission was established to pursue social justice, and this acclaimed documentary focuses on some of the stories that emerged from the organization's cases. Although renowned leader Bishop Desmond Tutu appears, the film focuses primarily on everyday people, both white and black, who committed appalling crimes during apartheid and came to the commission seeking forgiveness.

leader, racist, criminal, murderer, emotional, intense, sad

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Don't Kill It (2016)

A grizzled demon hunter (Dolph Lundgren) joins forces with a reluctant FBI agent (Kristina Klebe) to battle an ancient evil that can possess whoever kills it.

murderer, bounty hunter, demon, priest, police chief, fbi agent, brutal

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The Laramie Project (2002)

Two young men face murder charges for the beating of Matthew Shepard, a homosexual student at the University of Wyoming.

gay/lesbian, murderer, reporter, police detective, police officer, judge, emotional

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Terror at the Opera (1987)

A hooded figure forces a young diva (Cristina Marsillach) to watch as he murders performers in a production of Verdi's opera "Macbeth."

actress, opera singer, opera director, murderer, macbeth, detective, bleak

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The Godfather: Part II (1974)

The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York City is portrayed, while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate.

gangster, murderer, brother, father, criminal, politician, dark

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Murder! (1930)

Actress Edna Druce is found dead, and fellow thespian Diana Baring (Norah Baring) can't explanation why she's holding the murder weapon. Diana seems destined for conviction and the death penalty, but juror Sir John Menier (Herbert Marshall) thinks she's innocent. An actor himself, Sir John collects clues and revisits the crime scene in an attempt to clear Diana, but his noble efforts might finger another performer with ties to Edna and Diana's touring company.

activist, murderer, lawyer, juror, actress, actor, dark

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Call of Heroes (2016)

The soldiers from a village seek vengeance after a warlord kills innocent people while they are away.

militia member, teacher, student, refugee, governor, murderer, bleak

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Neshoba: The Price of Freedom (2008)

Filmmakers Micki Dickoff and Tony Pagano chronicle the successful efforts to retry Edgar Ray Killen for masterminding the killing of three young civil-rights workers in 1964 Mississippi.

murderer, klansman, civil rights activist, emotional, solemn, gripping, mississippi

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Iceman (2017)

A Neolithic clan leader seeks vengeance for the brutal massacre of his clan and the desecration of the group's holy shrine.

clansman, father, son, murderer, hunter, bleak, brash

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Noise (2007)

Diagnosed with tinnitus, a lawman (Brendan Cowell) works the night shift while a murderous gunman remains at large.

police officer, witness, girlfriend, murderer, survivor, dark, brutal

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The Night Stalker (2016)

An attorney (Bellamy Young) tries to get convicted serial killer Richard Ramirez (Lou Diamond Phillips) to confess to crimes attributed to a death row inmate.

serial killer, murderer, dark, chilling, tense, california, united states

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Cast a Dark Shadow (1955)

An Englishman (Dirk Bogarde) gets away with killing his rich old wife, then tries it with a savvy widow (Margaret Lockwood).

criminal, murderer, wife, widow, wealthy woman, dark, tense

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Shot in the Heart (2001)

The brother of condemned killer Gary Gilmore comes to terms with his brother's crimes and his family's violent legacy.

brother, murderer, death row inmate, journalist, mother, chilling, gripping

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M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder (1931)

When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt.

murderer, cop, criminal, creepy, dark, tense, thrilling

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Bed of the Dead (2016)

Four people become stuck on a haunted bed and plagued by terrifying hallucinations. They must solve the bed's secrets or face certain death.

supernatural being, young person, friend, survivor, police officer, murderer, brutal

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The Bride Wore Black (1968)

Francois Truffaut's Hitchcockian account of a widow's efforts to take revenge against the men who killed her husband.

murderer, woman, mother, young boy, prisoner, widow, dark

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Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)

After awakening from a four-year coma, a former assassin wreaks vengeance on the team of assassins who betrayed her.

bride, hit man, murderer, enemy, villain, gory, frenetic

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Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970)

A chief of detectives, homicide section, kills his mistress and deliberately leaves clues to prove his own responsibility for the crime.

police detective, mistress, police officer, murderer, victim, colleague, dark

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The Night of the Hunter (1955)

A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery.

boy, girl, preacher, wife, murderer, chilling, brooding

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Toro (2016)

An ex-con man goes up against his former boss to save his older brother and niece.

gang leader, criminal, brother, niece, murderer, brutal, powerful

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Strangers on a Train (1951)

A psychopath forces a tennis star to comply with his theory that two strangers can get away with murder.

tennis player, murderer, fiancée, senator, police officer, chilling, tense

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Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)

A distant poor relative of the Duke of D'Ascoyne plots to inherit the title by murdering the eight other heirs who stand ahead of him in the line of succession.

murderer, wealthy man, girlfriend, admiral, minister, lady, cheeky

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Rope (1948)

Two men attempt to prove they committed the perfect crime by hosting a dinner party after strangling their former classmate to death.

murderer, best friend, guest, girlfriend, professor, dark, creative

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The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972)

A small-time outlaw takes over a town by dispensing his own form of justice and confiscating property for court costs.

outlaw, beautiful woman, friend, teacher, singer, murderer, gritty

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The Thin Blue Line (1988)

A film that successfully argued that a man was wrongly convicted for murder by a corrupt justice system in Dallas County, Texas.

drifter, murderer, petty criminal, judge, psychiatrist, cop, dark

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You're Next (2011)

Members of an estranged, upper-class family must pull together to repel home invaders who are disguised in animal masks and trying to kill them.

mother, father, son, daughter, murderer, husband, creepy

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His Girl Friday (1940)

A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.

editor, reporter, insurance salesman, murderer, sheriff, mayor, amusing

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Dr. Mabuse, King of Crime (1922)

Arch-criminal Dr. Mabuse sets out to make a fortune and run Berlin. Detective Wenk sets out to stop him.

hypnotist, gambler, police detective, businessman, murderer, dark, intricate

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