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The Best Serial Killer Movies and TV Shows on Hulu

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 on Hulu.

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1. Twin Peaks

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8.8/10
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89/100
Year: 1990-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 3
Drama, Horror

What it's about: The body of Laura Palmer is washed up on a beach near the small Washington state town of Twin Peaks. FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper is called in to investigate her strange demise only to uncover a web of mystery that ultimately leads him deep into the heart of the surrounding woodland and his very own soul.

Where to Watch: 30 episodes (63%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Showtime, Hulu & 1 other). 30 episodes (63%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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2. Misery

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Released: 1990Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: Novelist Paul Sheldon crashes his car on a snowy Colorado road. He is found by Annie Wilkes, the "number one fan" of Paul's heroine Misery Chastaine. Annie is also somewhat unstable, and Paul finds himself crippled, drugged and at her mercy.

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

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3. The X-Files

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8.6/10
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86/100
Year: 1993-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 11
Drama, Science-Fiction

What it's about: The exploits of FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully who investigate X-Files: marginalized, unsolved cases involving paranormal phenomena. Mulder believes in the existence of aliens and the paranormal while Scully, a skeptic, is assigned to make scientific analyses of Mulder's discoveries that debunk Mulder's work and thus return him to mainstream cases.

Where to Watch: 3 episodes (1%) are available to watch free online (FOX). 218 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & fuboTV). 10 episodes (5%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (BBC America). 219 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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4. Elementary

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7.9/10
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84/100
Year: 2012-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 7
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A modern-day drama about a crime-solving duo that cracks the NYPD's most impossible cases. Following his fall from grace in London and a stint in rehab, eccentric Sherlock escapes to Manhattan where his wealthy father forces him to live with his worst nightmare - a sober companion, Dr. Watson.

Where to Watch: 11 episodes (7%) are available to watch free online (CBS). 154 episodes (99%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & CBS All Access). 154 episodes (99%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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5. Death Note

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Year: 2006-2020Rated: 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 (Crunchyroll, Tubi & Vudu). 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 3 services (Google Play, Vudu & YouTube).

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6. American Horror Story

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83/100
Year: 2011-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 10
Drama, Horror

What it's about: An anthology horror drama series centering on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, a hotel, a farmhouse in Roanoke and a cult.

Where to Watch: 103 episodes (99%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Hulu). 103 episodes (99%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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7. The Chaser

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82/100
Released: 2008Rated: PG-13
Thriller, Action & Adventure

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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8. The Killing

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8.2/10
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82/100
Year: 2011-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 4
Crime, Drama

What it's about: The Killing is an American crime drama television series based upon the Danish television series Forbrydelsen. Set in Seattle, Washington, the series follows the various murder investigations by homicide detectives Sarah Linden and Stephen Holder.

Where to Watch: 44 episodes (98%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu). 45 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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9. Natural Born Killers

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7.3/10
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79/100
Released: 1994Rated: R
Crime, Cult

What it's about: Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Microsoft & 2 others). Coming soon to Hulu on June 18th, 2020 (PDT).

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10. Top of the Lake

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76/100
Year: 2013-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 2
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A woman haunted by her past, Detective Robin Griffin, investigates complex and unsettling cases.

Where to Watch: 13 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu). 13 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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11. The Clovehitch Killer

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74/100
Released: 2018Rated: PG-13
Thriller, Horror

What it's about: A picture-perfect family is torn apart after Tyler finds a cache of disturbing images in his father's possession. He begins to suspect that the man he trusts most in the world may be responsible for the murder of 13 girls ten years prior.

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

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12. ERASED

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73/100
Year: 2016-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Animation, Anime

What it's about: Satoru Fujinuma is a struggling manga artist who has the ability to turn back time and prevent deaths. When his mother is killed he turns back time to solve the mystery, but ends up back in elementary school, just before the disappearance of his classmate Kayo.

Where to Watch: 12 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Crunchyroll). 12 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Hulu & Funimation).

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13. Scream Queens

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73/100
Year: 2015-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 2
Comedy, Horror

What it's about: The super-charged comedy-horror series is a modern take on the classic whodunit with a killer cast.

Where to Watch: 22 episodes (96%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu). 23 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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14. Hounds of Love

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Released: 2016
Crime, Drama

What it's about: When Vicki Maloney is randomly abducted from a suburban street by a disturbed couple, she soon observes the dynamic between her captors and 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 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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15. The Frozen Ground

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71/100
Released: 2013Rated: R
Biography, Crime

What it's about: An Alaska State Trooper partners with a young woman who escaped the clutches of serial killer Robert Hansen to bring the murderer to justice. Based on actual events.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & Epix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others). Coming soon to Prime Video on May 31st, 2020 (PDT).

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16. Death Wish

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70/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: A mild-mannered father is transformed into a killing machine after his family is torn apart by a violent act.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & Epix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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17. Tragedy Girls

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69/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Comedy, Horror

What it's about: Following two death-obsessed teenage girls who use their online show about real-life tragedies to send their small Midwestern town into a frenzy and cement their legacy as modern horror legends.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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18. Prodigal Son

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69/100
Year: 2019-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Crime, Drama

What it's about: The son of a notorious serial killer becomes an acclaimed criminal psychologist who uses his unique insight into how killers think to help the NYPD.

Where to Watch: 5 episodes (24%) are available to watch free online (FOX). 20 episodes (95%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & fuboTV). 15 episodes (71%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (FOX). 21 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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19. The Limehouse Golem

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69/100
Released: 2016
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: A series of murders has shaken the community to the point where people believe that only a legendary creature from dark times – the mythical Golem – must be responsible.

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

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20. American Gothic

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Year: 1995-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 1
Drama, Science-Fiction

What it's about: American Gothic is an American horror series created by Shaun Cassidy and executive produced by Sam Raimi. The show first aired on CBS on September 22, 1995, and was canceled after a single season on July 11, 1996.

Where to Watch: 5 episodes (23%) are available to watch free online (NBC). 17 episodes (77%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu). 22 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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21. Time After Time

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Year: 2017-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Drama, Science-Fiction

What it's about: The adventures of young H.G. Wells and his time machine.

Where to Watch: 12 episodes (86%) are available to watch free online (CW Seed). 1 episodes (7%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu). 5 episodes (36%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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22. The Prodigy

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63/100
Released: 2019Rated: R
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: A mother concerned about her young son's disturbing behavior thinks something supernatural may be affecting him.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & Epix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $9.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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23. Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter

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63/100
Released: 1984Rated: R
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: After the Crystal Lake Massacres, Jason is pronounced dead and taken to the hospital morgue, where he is mysteriously revived, allowing his diabolical killing spree to continue at the camp where the gruesome slaughtering began. But this time, in addition to terrified teenagers, he meets a young boy named Tommy who has a special talent for horror masks and make up, leading up to a horrifying, bloody battle! Has Jason finally met his match?

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & Epix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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24. Midnattssol

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Year: 2016-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 1
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Kahina Zadi, 32, a French police officer travels to Kiruna in Sweden to investigate the bestial murder of a French citizen. Together with Anders, a Swedish prosecutor of Sami origin, she begins an investigation. Soon new killings start to happen and the first victim turns out to be the tip of a very dark iceberg. The victims seemingly have nothing in common more than that they are all being killed in a well-planned and vicious manner.In their hunt for the truth, both Kahina and Anders are forced to deal with their own past that they have repressed. A personal journey through a painful past becomes the key to succeed in preventing the violent killings that affects the small mining community of Kiruna.

Where to Watch: 8 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu).

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25. Road Games

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5.4/10
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60/100
Released: 2015
Thriller, Mystery

What it's about: When hitchhiker Jack rescues Véronique from a road rage altercation, the twosome decide to travel together for safety’s sake after learning a serial killer is cutting a murderous swathe through the region. Tired and hungry, they decide against their better judgment to take up an offer to stay the night at a mysterious elderly couple’s mansion…

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

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26. Righteous Kill

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60/100
Released: 2008Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: Two veteran New York City detectives work to identify the possible connection between a recent murder and a case they believe they solved years ago; is there a serial killer on the loose, and did they perhaps put the wrong person behind bars?

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

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27. Friday the 13th Part III

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59/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: An idyllic summer turns into a nightmare of unspeakable terror for yet another group of naive counselors. Ignoring Camp Crystal Lake's bloody legacy, one by one they fall victim to the maniacal Jason who stalks them at every turn.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & Epix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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28. Trick

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Released: 2019
Thriller, Horror

What it's about: A detective tries to track down a masked killer who reappears every Halloween to wreak bloody havoc.

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