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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.

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1. Angels & Demons

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6.7/10
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79/100
Released: 2009Rated: PG-13
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is recruited by the Vatican to investigate the apparent return of the Illuminati - a secret, underground organization - after four cardinals are kidnapped on the night of the papal conclave.

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

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2. The Lovely Bones

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6.7/10
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76/100
Released: 2009Rated: PG-13
Fantasy, Thriller

What it's about: After being brutally murdered, 14-year-old Susie Salmon watches from heaven over her grief-stricken family -- and her killer. As she observes their daily lives, she must balance her thirst for revenge with her desire for her family to heal.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), 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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3. Shutter Island

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8.2/10
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90/100
Released: 2010Rated: R
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.

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

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4. Hush

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6.6/10
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76/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Mystery, Thriller

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

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi) & stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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5. The Clovehitch Killer

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6.6/10
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70/100
Released: 2018Rated: PG-13
Mystery, Drama

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 women ten years prior.

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

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6. Anon

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6.1/10
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69/100
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).

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7. Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

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6.7/10
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74/100
Released: 2019Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

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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8. The Devil All the Time

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7.1/10
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90/100
Released: 2020Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: In Knockemstiff, Ohio and its neighboring backwoods, sinister characters converge around young Arvin Russell as he fights the evil forces that threaten him and his family.

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

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9. Zodiac

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7.7/10
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85/100
Released: 2007Rated: R
Crime, Thriller

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 (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Paramount+ & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 4 others).

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10. The Strangers: Prey at Night

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5.2/10
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65/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: A family’s road trip takes a dangerous turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park to stay with some relatives and find it mysteriously deserted. Under the cover of darkness, three masked killers pay them a visit to test the family’s every limit as they struggle to survive.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & TVision) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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11. In the Shadow of the Moon

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6.2/10
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76/100
Released: 2019Rated: R
Mystery, Thriller

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).

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12. The Frozen Ground

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6.4/10
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69/100
Released: 2013Rated: R
Crime, Thriller

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 (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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13. Hell Fest

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64/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: On Halloween night at a horror theme park, a costumed killer begins slaying innocent patrons who believe that it's all part of the festivities.

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

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14. The Call

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Released: 2020
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: When 28-year-old Seo-yeon gets a call from a woman named Young-sook asking for her friend. Seo-yeon hangs up thinking the woman has the wrong number, but later learns that the call was coming from the same house 20 years ago.

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

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15. Murder by the Coast

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6.5/10
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56/100
Released: 2021Rated: R
Documentary, Mystery

What it's about: An investigative thriller that, 20 years after the murder of Rocío Wanninkhof and Sònia Carabantes, addresses the questions of a case that shocked Spanish society.

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

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16. The Plagues of Breslau

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5.8/10
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55/100
Released: 2018
Crime, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Every day at 6 pm a serial killer kills another person. Police officer Helena Rus thinks the killings are done by one man only and decides to reveal the killer's identity by getting back in 18th century history of the city.

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

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17. Lost Girls

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6.1/10
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65/100
Released: 2020Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: When Mari Gilbert's daughter disappears, police inaction drives her own investigation into the gated Long Island community where Shannan was last seen. Her search brings attention to over a dozen murdered sex workers.

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

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18. Twin Murders: The Silence of the White City

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55/100
Released: 2019Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: Vitoria-Gasteiz, Basque Country, Spain, 2019. Two corpses appear in the crypt of the Old Cathedral. Police officer Unai López de Ayala, an expert in criminal profiling, must hunt down the ritual murderer who has been terrorizing the city for two decades.

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

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19. The Legacy of the Bones

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62/100
Released: 2019Rated: R
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: Inspector Amaia Salazar must return to the Baztan valley in order to solve a series of suicides that seem to follow a similar pattern.

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

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20. Creep 2

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6.5/10
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68/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Drama, Horror

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).

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21. Unknown Origins

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6.1/10
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59/100
Released: 2020Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: In Madrid, Spain, a mysterious serial killer ruthlessly murders his victims by recreating the first appearance of several comic book superheroes. Cosme, a veteran police inspector who is about to retire, works on the case along with the tormented inspector David Valentín and his own son Jorge Elías, a nerdy young man who owns a comic book store.

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

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22. Creep

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6.4/10
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72/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: Looking for work, Aaron comes across a cryptic online ad: “$1,000 for the day. Filming service. Discretion is appreciated.” Low on cash and full of naiveté, he decides to go for it. He drives to a cabin in a remote mountain town where he meets Josef, his cinematic subject for the day. Josef is sincere and the project seems heartfelt, so Aaron begins to film. But as the day goes on, it becomes clear that Josef is not who he says, and his intentions are not at all pure.

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

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23. Raman Raghav 2.0

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7.4/10
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63/100
Released: 2016
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: A corrupt cop and a serial killer obsessed with a psychopath from the '60s get caught up in a ruthless cat-and-mouse game.

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

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24. Mrs. Serial Killer

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52/100
Released: 2020
Crime, Drama

What it's about: When her husband is framed and imprisoned for serial murders, a doting wife must perform a copycat murder, to prove her husband's innocence.

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

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25. Psycho

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6.2/10
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56/100
Released: 2020
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: Based on the Buddhist tale of Angulimala, a dreaded serial killer, Psycho tells the story of a blind man who gets involved in a murder mystery. trying to save his lover from a psychopath who has kidnapped her.

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

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26. Blind Detective

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6.4/10
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64/100
Released: 2013
Comedy, Crime

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).

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27. Manorama Six Feet Under

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7.6/10
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59/100
Released: 2007Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: Satyaveer is an engineer suspended for allegedly accepting a bribe. However, Satyaveer, proud author of a tawdry and thoroughly unsuccessful crime novel, is approached by a woman named Manorama to investigate her husband, whom she suspects of having an affair.

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

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28. Die Ontwaking

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4.2/10
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33/100
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).

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29. Interview with a Serial Killer

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5.9/10
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46/100
Released: 2008Rated: PG-13
Crime, Documentary

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

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

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