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The Best Serial Killer Movies and TV Shows

Finding a good Serial Killer movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Serial Killer movies and TV shows of all time streaming online.

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1. Halloween

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7.8/10
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90/100
Released: 1978Rated: R
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween Night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield, Illinois to kill again.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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2. True Detective

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9.0/10
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90/100
Year: 2014-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 3
Crime, Drama

What it's about: An American anthology police detective series utilizing multiple timelines in which investigations seem to unearth personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within or outside the law.

Where to Watch: 24 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO). 24 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO). 24 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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3. The Silence of the Lambs

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Released: 1991Rated: R
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: Clarice Starling is a top student at the FBI's training academy. Jack Crawford wants Clarice to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a brilliant psychiatrist who is also a violent psychopath, serving life behind bars for various acts of murder and cannibalism. Crawford believes that Lecter may have insight into a case and that Starling, as an attractive young woman, may be just the bait to draw him out.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 4 others). Coming soon to Prime Video on June 29th, 2019 (PDT).

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4. Dexter

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Year: 2006-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 8
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Dexter is an American television drama series. The series centers on Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter pattern analyst for 'Miami Metro Police Department' who also leads a secret life as a serial killer, hunting down criminals who have slipped through the cracks of justice.

Where to Watch: 1 episodes (1%) are available to watch free online (Showtime & YouTube). 96 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Showtime & Hulu). 96 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime). 96 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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5. I Saw the Devil

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Released: 2010Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Kyung-chul is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. He has committed infernal serial murders in diabolic ways that one cannot even imagine and his victims range from young women to even children. The police have chased him for a long time, but were unable to catch him. One day, Joo-yeon, daughter of a retired police chief becomes his prey and is found dead in a horrific state. Her fiance Soo-hyun, a top secret agent, decides to track down the murderer himself. He promises himself that he will do everything in his power to take bloody vengeance against the killer, even if it means that he must become a monster himself to get this monstrous and inhumane killer.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu, Monsters Nightmares, Shudder & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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6. Mindhunter

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8.5/10
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86/100
Year: 2017-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Crime, Drama

What it's about: An agent in the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit develops profiling techniques as he pursues notorious serial killers and rapists.

Where to Watch: 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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7. Se7en

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Released: 1995Rated: R
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. Sommerset researches each sin in an effort to get inside the killer's mind, while his novice partner, Mills, scoffs at his efforts to unravel the case.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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8. Hannibal

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8.5/10
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Year: 2013-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 3
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Both a gift and a curse, Graham has the extraordinary ability to think like his prey—he sees what they see, feels what they feel. But while Graham is pursuing an especially troubling, cannibalistic murderer, Special Agent Jack Crawford teams him with a highly respected psychiatrist – a man with a taste for the criminal minded – Dr. Hannibal Lecter.

Where to Watch: 39 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 39 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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9. The Chaser

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84/100
Released: 2008Rated: PG-13
Thriller, Mystery

What it's about: 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 the same client whom one of his girls is meeting with right now.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & YouTube).

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10. Hush

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Released: 2016Rated: R
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: A deaf woman is stalked by a psychotic killer in her secluded home.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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11. Hot Fuzz

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7.9/10
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83/100
Released: 2007Rated: R
Comedy, Cult

What it's about: As a former London constable, Nicholas Angel finds it difficult to adapt to his new assignment in the sleepy British village of Sandford. Not only does he miss the excitement of the big city, but he also has a well-meaning oaf for a partner. However, when a series of grisly accidents rocks Sandford, Angel smells something rotten in the idyllic village.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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12. Arsenic and Old Lace

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8.0/10
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83/100
Released: 1944
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: Mortimer Brewster, a newspaper drama critic, playwright and author known for his diatribes against marriage, suddenly falls in love and gets married; but when he makes a quick trip home to tell his two maiden aunts, he finds out his aunts' hobby - killing lonely old men and burying them in the cellar!

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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13. Zodiac

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81/100
Released: 2007Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for three men as their lives and careers are built and destroyed by the endless trail of clues.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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14. Bates Motel

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8.2/10
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81/100
Year: 2013-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 5
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A "contemporary prequel" to the 1960 film Psycho, depicting the life of Norman Bates and his mother Norma prior to the events portrayed in Hitchcock's film, albeit in a different fictional town and in a modern setting. The series begins after the death of Norma's husband, when she purchases a motel located in a coastal Oregon town so she and Norman can start a new life.

Where to Watch: 50 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 50 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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15. Citizen X

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79/100
Released: 1995Rated: R
Biography, Crime

What it's about: Based on the true story of a Russian serial killer who, over many years, claimed victim to over 50 people. His victims were mostly under the age of 17. In what was then a communists state, the police investigations were hampered by bureaucracy, incompetence and those in power. The story is told from the viewpoint of the detective in charge of the case.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO & Prime Video), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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16. The Fall

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8.2/10
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79/100
Year: 2013-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 3
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: When the Police Service of Northern Ireland are unable to close a case after 28 days, Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson of the Metropolitan Police Service is called in to review the case. Under her new leadership, the local detectives must track down and stop a serial killer who is terrorising the city of Belfast.

Where to Watch: 17 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 17 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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17. Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

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78/100
Released: 2019Rated: R
Thriller, Crime

What it's about: A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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18. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

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7.8/10
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78/100
Released: 2011Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, punk computer hacker named Lisbeth Salander. As they work together in the investigation, Blomkvist and Salander uncover immense corruption beyond anything they have ever imagined.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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19. American Psycho

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Released: 2000Rated: R
Crime, Cult

What it's about: 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.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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20. Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

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77/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Henry likes to kill people, in different ways each time. Henry shares an apartment with Otis. When Otis' sister comes to stay, we see both sides of Henry: "the guy next door" and the serial killer.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Shudder) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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21. Trick 'r Treat

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77/100
Released: 2007Rated: R
Comedy, Horror

What it's about: 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 bitter old recluse receives an uninvited guest.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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22. Death Note

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Year: 2006-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 2
Animation, Anime

What it's about: Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects—and he’s bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, and Light has vowed to use the power of the Death Note to rid the world of evil. But will Light succeed in his noble goal, or will the Death Note turn him into the very thing he fights against?

Where to Watch: 37 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi TV & Yahoo View). 37 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Hulu). 37 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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23. Scream

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Released: 1996Rated: R
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: A killer known as Ghostface begins killing off teenagers, and as the body count begins rising, one girl and her friends find themselves contemplating the 'rules' of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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24. Frenzy

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7.4/10
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76/100
Released: 1972Rated: R
Thriller, Mystery

What it's about: A serial murderer is strangling women with a necktie. The London police have a suspect, but he is the wrong man.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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25. Marshland

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7.3/10
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Released: 2014Rated: R
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: The Spanish deep South, 1980. A series of brutal murders of adolescent girls in a remote and forgotten town bring together two disparate characters - both detectives in the homicide division - to investigate the cases. With deep divisions in their ideology, detectives Juan and Pedro must put aside their differences if they are to successfully hunt down a killer who for years has terrorized a community in the shadow of a general disregard for women rooted in a misogynistic past.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Google Play).

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26. Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon

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75/100
Released: 2006Rated: R
Comedy, Horror

What it's about: The next great psycho horror slasher has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo, all the while deconstructing the conventions and archetypes of the horror genre for them.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Shudder) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).

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27. Dark City

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Released: 1998Rated: R
Drama, Fantasy

What it's about: A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun and run by beings with telekinetic powers who seek the souls of humans.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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28. Copycat

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Released: 1995Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: An agoraphobic psychologist and a female detective must work together to take down a serial killer who copies serial killers from the past.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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29. Summer of 84

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75/100
Released: 2018
Thriller, Horror

What it's about: Summer is usually a time for fun and games, but some teens get much more danger than they bargained for after beginning to suspect their neighbor is a serial murderer.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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30. The House That Jack Built

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74/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Drama, Horror

What it's about: Failed architect, engineer and vicious murderer Jack narrates the details of some of his most elaborately orchestrated crimes, each of them a towering piece of art that defines his life's work as a serial killer for twelve years.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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31. Dirty Harry

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Released: 1971Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: When a madman dubbed 'Scorpio' terrorizes San Francisco, hard-nosed cop, Harry Callahan – famous for his take-no-prisoners approach to law enforcement – is tasked with hunting down the psychopath. Harry eventually collars Scorpio in the process of rescuing a kidnap victim, only to see him walk on technicalities. Now, the maverick detective is determined to nail the maniac himself.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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32. Hounds of Love

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Released: 2016
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Vicki Maloney is randomly abducted from a suburban street by a disturbed couple. As she observes the dynamic between her captors she quickly realises she must drive a wedge between them if she is to survive.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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33. Monster

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Released: 2003Rated: R
Biography, Crime

What it's about: An emotionally scarred highway drifter shoots a sadistic trick who rapes her, and ultimately becomes America's first female serial killer.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix & Vudu), stream on a subscription service (Sundance Now) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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34. Night of the Creeps

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Released: 1986Rated: R
Comedy, Horror

What it's about: In 1959, an alien experiment crashes to earth and infects a fraternity member. They freeze the body, but in the modern day, two geeks pledging a fraternity accidentally thaw the corpse, which proceeds to infect the campus with parasites that transform their hosts into killer zombies.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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35. Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1983

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Released: 2009
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Nine years on, another Morley child has gone missing on her way home from school. Detective Chief Superintendent Maurice Jobson is forced to remember the very similar disappearance of Clare Kemplay, who was found dead in 1974, and the subsequent imprisonment of local boy Michael Myshkin. Washed-up local solicitor John Piggott becomes convinced of Myshkin's innocence and begins to fight on his behalf, unwittingly providing a catalyst for Jobson to start to right some wrongs.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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36. Strangled

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Released: 2016
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: Based on real-life events, this psycho-thriller is set in the provincial Hungary of the 1960s, when a series of atrocious murders shock the small town of Martfü. A psychotic killer is on the prowl, who continues to slaughter young women while an innocent man is wrongly accused and sentenced for crimes he could never have committed. A determined detective arrives on the scene and soon becomes obsessed with the case while under pressure from the prosecutor to see a man hang. Stuck in the suffocating social, political and psychological world of socialist Hungary, we soon find ourselves entangled in a web of intricate conspiracy and disturbing drama.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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37. The Bridge

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Year: 2013-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 3
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A murdered body on a bridge between El Paso and Juarez bring together El Paso detective Sonya Cross and Chihuahua State Police detective Marco Ruiz.

Where to Watch: 3 episodes (12%) are available to watch free online (Yahoo View). 26 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu). 26 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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38. Raman Raghav 2.0

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Released: 2016
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Mumbai, 2015. Raghav, a drug addict policeman who maintains a turbulent relationship with his girlfriend Simmy, and Raman, a serial killer obsessed with Raman Rhagav's heinous crimes, a notorious psychopath convicted in 1969, get caught in a ruthless cat-and-mouse game, a dark path with no return for both of them.

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39. Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer

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Released: 1992Rated: R
Documentary, Crime

What it's about: Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer (1993) is a documentary film about Aileen Wuornos, made by Nick Broomfield. It documents Broomfield's attempts to interview Wuornos, which involves a long process of mediation through her adopted mother Arlene Pralle and lawyer, Steve Glazer.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (SnagFilms & Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Sundance Now) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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40. The Mentalist

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Year: 2008-2019Rated: TV-14Seasons: 7
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Patrick Jane, a former celebrity psychic medium, uses his razor sharp skills of observation and expertise at "reading" people to solve serious crimes with the California Bureau of Investigation.

Where to Watch: 151 episodes (99%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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41. The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog

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7.3/10
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72/100
Released: 1927
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A landlady suspects her new lodger is the madman killing women in London.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $4.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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42. Red Dragon

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7.2/10
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71/100
Released: 2002Rated: R
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: Former FBI Agent Will Graham, who was once almost killed by the savage Hannibal 'The Cannibal' Lecter, now has no choice but to face him again, as it seems Lecter is the only one who can help Graham track down a new serial killer.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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43. Manhunter

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7.2/10
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71/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Crime, Mystery

What it's about: 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.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz & Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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44. The Alienist

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7.8/10
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71/100
Year: 2018-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: New York, 1896. Police commissioner Theodore Roosevelt brings together criminal psychologist Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, newspaper illustrator John Moore and secretary Sara Howard to investigate several murders of male prostitutes.

Where to Watch: 10 episodes (91%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (TNT). 10 episodes (91%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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45. Identity

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7.3/10
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71/100
Released: 2003Rated: R
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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46. The Taking of Deborah Logan

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6.0/10
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71/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: What starts as a poignant medical documentary about Deborah Logan's descent into Alzheimer's disease and her daughter's struggles as caregiver degenerates into a maddening portrayal of dementia at its most frightening, as hair-raising events begin to plague the family and crew and an unspeakable malevolence threatens to tear the very fabric of sanity from them all.

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47. The Following

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7.5/10
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70/100
Year: 2013-2019Rated: TV-14Seasons: 3
Crime, Cult

What it's about: Notorious serial killer Joe Carroll, after being found guilty of murdering 14 female students on the Virginia college campus where he taught literature, escapes from death row. The FBI calls former agent Ryan Hardy to consult on the case, as he was the one responsible for Carroll’s capture in 2003. Ryan, working closely with an FBI team, including Mike Weston and FBI Specialist Debra Parker, piece together the ever-growing web of murders orchestrated by the devious Carroll.

Where to Watch: 45 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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48. 10 Rillington Place

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7.6/10
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69/100
Released: 1971Rated: PG
Biography, Cult

What it's about: The story of British serial killer John Christie, who committed most or all of his crimes in the titular terraced house, and the miscarriage of justice involving Timothy Evans.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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49. Snowtown