TV ShowsTV
Popular
Trending TV ShowsNew TV ShowsTV Show RouletteOn Your ServicesOn NetflixOn Prime VideoOn HuluOn HBO
FoodFamilyFantasyIMDB Top RatedLGBTQMysteryRealityScience Fiction
Explore All Categories and Services
Account IconLogin|Sign Up
netflix
hulu_plus
amazon_prime
showtime
hbo
& more all in one place. Totally free to use!
Serial Killer
arrow
AllAction & AdventureAnimationAnimeBiographyChildrenComedyCrimeCultDocumentaryDramaFamilyFantasyFoodHistoryHorrorIndependentLGBTQMusicalMysteryRealityRomanceScience-FictionSportStand-up & TalkThrillerTravelAbout AfricaAdaptationAlienAnimalApocalypseBaseballBased on BooksBased On True StoryBollywoodBoxingBritish HumourCarCartoonChristmasClassicCollegeComic BookComing of AgeDanceDark ComedyDatingDisasterDisneyDoctorDogDrugDystopiaEgyptEscapeFashionFeel-goodFemale DirectorFightingFriendshipFuturisticGangGangsterGeniusGhostGreeceGymnasticsHeroismHigh SchoolHolidayHuntingImaginationJungleKidnappingMagicMartial ArtsMatureMedicalMedievalMilitaryMonsterMusicNew YorkParodyPetPolicePoliticalPrincessPrisonPsychologyRacingReligionRevengeRiverRobotRomeRoyaltyScienceSerial KillerShortSingingSpaceSportsSpySuperheroSupernaturalSurvivalSuspenseTankTeacherTechnologyTeenTime TravelToyTwinsVampireVideo GamesWarWorld War IIWrestlingZombie
arrowarrow
Movies
arrow
Movies & TV ShowsMoviesTV Shows
Get recommendations and notifications when movies & shows come to your streaming services.
On
Netflix
arrow
Every Service
Every Service
Free Services
Free Services
Your Services
Your Services
Netflix
Netflix
Hulu
Hulu
Prime Video
Prime Video
HBO
HBO
Showtime
Showtime
Starz
Starz
Cinemax
Cinemax
CBS All Access
CBS All Access
Fandor
Fandor
Shudder
Shudder
Epix
Epix
BritBox
BritBox
Kanopy
Kanopy
The Criterion Channel
The Criterion Channel
FX
FX
Syfy
Syfy
TCM
TCM
arrowarrow
Want to Select more than one service? Add your services to your free Reelgood account to see everything you can watch!

The Best Serial Killer Movies on Netflix

Finding a good Serial Killer movie 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 of all time streaming on Netflix.

VIEW: best
backdrop
netflix
showtime
fubo_tv

1. Sin City

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo77%
Reelgood Logo
88/100
Released: 2005Rated: R
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted. Some call it dark… Hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home — Crooked cops, sexy dames, desperate vigilantes. Some are seeking revenge, others lust after redemption, and then there are those hoping for a little of both. A universe of unlikely and reluctant heroes still trying to do the right thing in a city that refuses to care.

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

backdrop
free
netflix
amazon_prime

2. Zodiac

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo89%
Reelgood Logo
88/100
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 watch free online (Sony Crackle & PopcornFlix), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

backdrop
netflix

3. Dirty Harry

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo91%
Reelgood Logo
86/100
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 stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

backdrop
netflix
epix

4. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo85%
Reelgood Logo
85/100
Released: 2007Rated: R
Drama, Horror

What it's about: 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.

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 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

backdrop
free
netflix
shudder

5. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo88%
Reelgood Logo
84/100
Released: 1974Rated: R
Horror, Cult

What it's about: When Sally hears that her grandfather's grave may have been vandalized, she and her paraplegic brother, Franklin, set out with their friends to investigate. After a detour to their family's old farmhouse, they discover a group of crazed, murderous outcasts living next door. As the group is attacked one by one by the chainsaw-wielding Leatherface, who wears a mask of human skin, the survivors must do everything they can to escape.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Shudder) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

backdrop
netflix
amazon_prime

6. Hush

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo93%
Reelgood Logo
81/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Documentary, Drama

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 & Prime Video) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

backdrop
netflix
showtime
fubo_tv

7. Scream 2

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo82%
Reelgood Logo
75/100
Released: 1997Rated: R
Comedy, Horror

What it's about: Two years after the terrifying events that occurred in Woodsboro, Sidney is now attending Windsor College in Cincinnati, and Gale Weathers' best selling book on Sidney's life has now been made into a major motion picture. When two college students are killed in a theatre while watching the new film 'Stab', Sidney knows deep down that history is repeating itself.

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

backdrop
netflix

8. Creep 2

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo100%
Reelgood Logo
75/100
Released: 2017
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: After finding an ad online for “video work,” Sara, a video artist whose primary focus is creating intimacy with lonely men, thinks she may have found the subject of her dreams. She drives to a remote house in the forest and meets a man claiming to be a serial killer. Unable to resist the chance to create a truly shocking piece of art, she agrees to spend the day with him. However, as the day goes on, she discovers she may have dug herself into a hole from which she can’t escape.

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).

backdrop
netflix

9. Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo56%
Reelgood Logo
74/100
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).

backdrop
netflix

10. Candyman

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo75%
Reelgood Logo
74/100
Released: 1992Rated: R
Drama, Horror

What it's about: The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

backdrop
netflix

11. In the Shadow of the Moon

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo60%
Reelgood Logo
69/100
Released: 2019Rated: R
Mystery, Science-Fiction

What it's about: In 1988, Philadelphia police officer Thomas "Locke" Lockhart, hungry to become a detective, begins tracking a serial killer whose crimes defy scientific explanation. When the killer mysteriously resurfaces nine years later, Locke's obsession with finding the truth threatens to destroy his career, his family, and possibly his sanity.

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

backdrop
free
netflix
amazon_prime
+ 1

12. Kiss the Girls

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo29%
Reelgood Logo
69/100
Released: 1997Rated: R
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: Forensic psychologist Alex Cross travels to North Carolina and teams with escaped kidnap victim Kate McTiernan to hunt down "Casanova," a serial killer who abducts strong-willed women and forces them to submit to his demands. The trail leads to Los Angeles, where the duo discovers that the psychopath may not be working alone.

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

backdrop
netflix
epix

13. Along Came a Spider

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo31%
Reelgood Logo
66/100
Released: 2001Rated: R
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: When a teacher kidnaps a girl from a prestigious school, homicide detective, Alex Cross takes the case and teams up with young security agent, Jezzie Flannigan in hope of finding the girl and stopping the brutal psychopath.

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 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

backdrop
netflix
showtime
fubo_tv

14. Scream 3

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
5.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo39%
Reelgood Logo
64/100
Released: 2000Rated: R
Comedy, Horror

What it's about: A murdering spree begins to happen again, this time its targeted toward the original Woodsboro survivors and those associated with the movie inside a movie, 'Stab 3'. Sydney must face the demons of her past to stop the killer.

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

backdrop
netflix

15. Anon

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo39%
Reelgood Logo
64/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Thriller

What it's about: Set in a near-future world where there is no privacy, ignorance or anonymity, our private memories are recorded and crime almost ceases to exist. In trying to solve a series of unsolved murders, Sal Frieland stumbles onto a young woman who appears to have subverted the system and disappeared. She has no identity, no history and no record. Sal realizes it may not be the end of crime but the beginning. Known only as 'The Girl', Sal must find her before he becomes the next victim.

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

backdrop
netflix

16. Memoir of a Murderer

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes LogoN/A
Reelgood Logo
60/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: A former serial killer Byung-su gets diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and when a series of murders occur near his town, he worries whether the killings are his doings. Then, he comes across Tae-ju and realizes that he’s the killer. He reports this to the police, only to learn that Tae-ju is one. Byung-su tries to find evidence against Tae-ju, only to raise the young killer’s interest on him and his dear daughter.

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

backdrop
netflix

17. Righteous Kill

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo18%
Reelgood Logo
58/100
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 (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

backdrop
netflix

18. Blind Detective

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo55%
Reelgood Logo
57/100
Released: 2013
Crime, Comedy

What it's about: A blind detective, former cop, teams up with a policewoman who admires him to solve the disappearance of a girl friend of hers, years ago. Besides, he helps her to improve her skills as an investigator.

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

backdrop
netflix

19. Havenhurst

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
4.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo27%
Reelgood Logo
48/100
Released: 2016
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: A troubled young woman takes up residence in a gothic apartment building where she must confront a terrifying evil.

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

backdrop
netflix

20. A.M.I.

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
3.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes LogoN/A
Reelgood Logo
47/100
Released: 2019Rated: R
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: A seventeen year old girl forms a co-dependent relationship with an artificial intelligence on her phone and goes on a murderous rampage.

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).

backdrop
free
netflix
amazon_prime

21. The Basement

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
5.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo11%
Reelgood Logo
46/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Horror

What it's about: A seemingly innocent man is abducted by a notorious L.A. serial killer, who forces his victims to switch roles with him so that he can enact his own capture, torture and murder.

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

poster
netflix
amazon_prime

22. Interview with a Serial Killer

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
5.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes LogoN/A
Reelgood Logo
43/100
Released: 2008Rated: PG-13
Documentary, Crime

What it's about: Documentary interview with serial killer Arthur Shawcross

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

backdrop
netflix

23. Die Ontwaking

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
4.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes LogoN/A
Reelgood Logo
41/100
Released: 2016
Crime, Horror

What it's about: Abel is preparing for a special gift to himself on his 50th Birthday. He wants to find himself a new face, that of a beautiful young woman. Ella Nesser is the attractive, but inexperienced murder detective, in charge of the case to track down the serial killer who has been praying on the city's young woman. When Abel develops an obsession with not only her face, but also her tattooed skin - the Hunter becomes the Hunted.

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