21 Serial Killer Films To Stream On Netflix

21 Serial Killer Films To Stream On Netflix

It's time for some Netflix and Kill. Tag your partner in crime!

Serial killers are fascinating! Not necessarily because we want to become serial killers ourselves, but because the human mind is simply captivated by the concept of evil. 

Criminologist Dr. Scott Bonn explains that “serial killers excite and enthrall people, much like traffic accidents, train wrecks, or natural disasters. People don’t want to look, but they can’t look away.” 

If you are a sucker for true crimes and anything serial killer-related, then this article is here to feed your guilty pleasure. 

Here are 21 serial killer films to watch on Netflix!

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile

1. Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile

Synopsis: A single mother falls in love with Ted Bundy and, for years, refuses to believe he is guilty of the kidnappings and monstrous crimes.

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Memories of a Murderer: The Nilsen Tapes

2. Memories of a Murderer: The Nilsen Tapes

Synopsis: Serial killer Dennis Nilsen tells his life story and horrific crimes using a series of audiotapes recorded from his jail cell.

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Memoir of a Murderer

3. Memoir of a Murderer

Synopsis: A man with a murderous past and Alzheimer's must protect his daughter from her boyfriend, who he suspects is also a serial killer.

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Texas Killing Fields

4. Texas Killing Fields

Synopsis: Loosely inspired by true events, Texas Killing Fields sees two cops in a cat-and-mouse game with the killer terrorizing small-town Texas.

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The Chase 

5. The Chase 

Synopsis: A grumpy landlord gets a mysterious visitor who recounts an unsolved serial murder case 30 years ago. 

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The Women and the Murderer 

6. The Women and the Murderer 

Synopsis: A police chief and a victim's mother untiringly work together to capture a serial killer.

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Lost Girls

7. Lost Girls

Synopsis: A mother desperately looking for her missing daughter launchers a personal investigation and gets embroiled in unsolved cases of murdered sex workers.

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8. Jigsaw

Synopsis: Several grisly murders around town shock investigators when all the evidence leads to a serial killer who's been dead for years.

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What Keeps You Alive 

9. What Keeps You Alive 

Synopsis: A couple's romantic anniversary retreat to a rural cabin turns deadly after a childhood friend appears and reveals long-held secrets from the past.

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The Roommate

10. The Roommate

Synopsis: What was supposed to be an exciting life chapter for college freshman Sara becomes problematic after she realizes that her new roommate, Rebecca, is becoming obsessed with her.

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Twin Murders: The Silence of the White City

11. Twin Murders: The Silence of the White City

Synopsis: This Spanish psychological mystery follows a detective, who returns to Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, to investigate murders that imitate the methods of a serial killer who's about to be released from prison.

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Eye See You

12. Eye See You

Synopsis: An FBI agent must set aside his trauma, and capture a serial killer on the loose.

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13. Curve

Synopsis: A young woman gets into an accident and finds a hitchhiker who offers to help fix her car in exchange for a ride to the nearest town. She unwittingly agrees and ends up fighting for her life.

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14. Hush

Synopsis: A deaf writer who lives alone in the middle of the woods must fight for her life after a masked killer gets inside her house. 

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The Plagues of Breslau 

15. The Plagues of Breslau 

Synopsis: A Polish police officer tracks down a serial killer, who murders a new victim every 6 p.m.

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16. Seven

Synopsis: A seasoned homicide detective and his new partner desperately hunt a killer whose gruesome crimes are based on the Seven Deadly Sins. 

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The Devil All the Time

17. The Devil All the Time

Synopsis: A young man devoted to protecting those he loves gets surrounded by sinister characters in a remote town filled with corruption and brutality.

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Perfect Stranger

18. Perfect Stranger

Synopsis: Following her friend's brutal murder, Ro risks her life to unmask the identity of an internet stranger, who might hold the clue to her friend's death.

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House of Wax

19. House of Wax

Synopsis: A group of friends making their way to a college football game ends up in an isolated town full of creepy, human-sized wax figures.

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I Am All Girls

20. I Am All Girls

Synopsis: A  serial killer systematically targets the perpetrators running a powerful child-trafficking ring. 

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21. Perfume

Synopsis: Jean-Baptiste Grenouille gets obsessed with capturing an elusive aroma: the smell of young womanhood. The obsession turns into a series of murders. 

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