Serial Killer Horror Movie Reviews

Looking for a new Serial Killer horror movie to watch, but don't want to waste your time sitting through a movie you'll hate? You're in luck! We built AllHorror specifically to help you find the horror movies you're most likely to love. Check out our spoiler-free "Worth Watching" reviews below. All reviews are short and written to give you an idea of what kind of Serial Killer movie it is and what other Serial Killer movies it's similar to, just so you know what to expect. And nearly all Serial Killer movie reviews include videos from other reviewers, so you get multiple opinions from the horror community.

A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) Review

It's about a group of friends who dig into Freddy's past to figure out why their parents torched him. A Nightmare on Elm Street was directed by Samuel Bayer and stars Jackie Earle Haley (from The Dark Tower and RoboCop), Kyle Gallner (fr...

F*CK, SCARE, KILL: An Autopsy of Teen Horror URBAN LEGEND

A Monthly Column Dissecting Teen Horror Favorites The nineties often get overlooked, earning a reputation for a decade of bad horror movies, but it was a time when teen horror truly reigned. After Scream’s massive success appealing to the masses...

September 11th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Discopath (2014) Review

It's about a guy who goes into a murderous rage whenever he hears disco. Ok, maybe a lot of people do, but this dude follows through. Discopath was directed by Renaud Gauthier (who also directed Aquaslash) and stars Catherine Antaki, François...

September 02nd, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

F*CK, SCARE, KILL: An Autopsy of Teen Horror THE SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE

Welcome to F*ck, Scare, Kill, my brand new column! Once a month, I’ll be dissecting movies of the Teen Horror persuasion, which all follow a similar formula: teenagers scaring each other, having sex, and a kill-or-be killed mantra. Through in-depth...

May 22nd, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

The Basement (2018) Review

It's about a guy who gets abducted and tortured by a mental serial killer with multiple personalities. The Basement was directed by Brian M. Conley and Nathan Ives, and stars Mischa Barton (from The Toybox and Ouija House), Tracie Thoms (from ...

May 12th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007) Review

It's a mockumentary about the hunt for an elusive serial killer who documented his many heinous kills on hundreds of old VCR tapes. The Poughkeepsie Tapes was directed by John Erick Dowdle (who also directed As Above, So Below, Devil and Quar...

February 19th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

The Night of a Thousand Cats (1972) Review

It's about a jet setting millionaire who plays with women the way a cat plays with its food, before snuffing them out and feeding them to his cats. The Night of a Thousand Cats was directed by René Cardona Jr. (who also directed The Man In Wh...

November 05th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Trick (2019) Review

The story centers on an elusive serial killer, who descends upon a small town annually. He is responsible for gruesome murders year after year, each seemingly unrelated. No one believes this could be the same killer. Detective Denver has faced Trick ...

October 31st, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

Leatherface (2017) Review

It's about a group of psycho kids who escape from a mental hospital, one of whom will go on to become the notorious chainsaw wielding Leatherface. Leatherface was directed by Alexandre Bustillo (who also directed Among The Living) and Julien M...

Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013) Review

It's about a group of friends who travel to rural Texas to claim a willed mansion, and the chainsaw wielding maniac in the cellar. Texas Chainsaw 3D was directed by John Luessenhop and stars Alexandra Daddario (from We Summon The Darkness), Bi...

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006) Review

It's about a group of friends who come face to face with a deranged family and a crazed maniac who will later become known as Leatherface. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning was directed by Jonathan Liebesman  (who also directed The K...

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) Review

It's about a group of friends traveling through BFE Texas who have the misfortune of finding themselves being terrorized by a psycho family of cannibalistic killers. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre was directed by Marcus Nispel (who also directe...

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986) Review

It's about a radio DJ in a small Texas town who happens to find herself the target of the cannibalistic (and charismatic) Sawyer family. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 was directed by Tobe Hooper (who also directed Mortuary and Crocodile) and s...

Maniac (2012) Review

It's about a guy named Frank who likes to kill women, scalp them and then staple their hair to mannequins who later morph into his girlfriends (in his own demented mind of course). Maniac was directed by Franck Khalfoun (who also directed Prey...

September 14th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

Maniac (1980) Review

It's about a disturbed guy in NYC who goes around killing and scalping women to make mannequin effigies of them, you know, to keep him company. Maniac was directed by William Lustig (who also directed Uncle Sam and Relentless) and stars Joe Sp...

September 13th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

Hannibal Rising (2007) Review

It's about a kid whose family is killed during WWII. A kid who watched his baby sister get killed and eaten by soldiers. A kid who kinda didn't mean to eat some of her too, but kinda did anyway. A kid who grows up hell bent on revenge. Han...

Red Dragon (2002) Review

It's about an FBI agent tasked with capturing an elusive serial killer known as the Red Dragon. Oh, and there's this guy named Hannibal in there as well. Red Dragon was directed by Brett Ratner and stars Anthony Hopkins (from The Rite, The...

Salvage (2006) Review

It’s about a young girl Claire Parker. At the hands of a sadistic and depraved killer, she will endure a terrifying, unimaginable brutal death–and it will all happen again. After being beaten, dragged, sliced, and stabbed, Claire awakens at work...

August 26th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: ,

Manhunter (1986) Review

It's about a burned out detective who once caught the infamous Hannibal Lecter and is now tasked with catching the newest serial killer on the block, The Red Dragon. Manhunter was directed by Michael Mann (who also directed The Keep) and stars...

Frailty (2001) Review

It's about a single dad who believes he's been chosen by God to kill demons (AKA random people) and his two sons who are forced to help him. Frailty was directed by Bill Paxton and stars Bill Paxton (from The Colony, Club Dread, The Vagran...

July 08th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

The House That Jack Built (2018) Review

It's about a serial killer who documents five of his kills, in an artistic and intimately realistic way, to an unknown higher power. The House That Jack Built was directed by Lars Von Trier (who also directed Antichrist) and stars Bruno Ganz ...

May 21st, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Bunnyman Vengeance (2017) Review

It’s about a group of guys from Bunnyman’s past who take him in, and later regret it. Bunnyman Vengeance was directed by Carl Lindbergh (who also directed Bunnyman  and  Shadows of the Dead) and David Scott (from And They Watched), Marshal ...

Bunnyman: Grindhouse Edition Review

It's about a group of friends who become the unlucky targets of a psycho serial killing bunny suit wearing maniac. Bunnyman and Bunnyman: Grindhouse Edition were directed by Carl Lindbergh (who also directed Bunnyman Massacre, Bunnyman Vengea...

Lifechanger (2018) Review

It's about a guy who has to claim people's lives just to stay alive. Lifechanger was directed by Justin Mcconnell and stars Lora Burke, Jack Foley and Bill Oberst Jr. (from Ayla, The Chair, Scream at the Devil, Hunting Grounds, The Den). ...

March 20th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Kristy (2014) Review

It’s about a college girl who has to fight off a group of serial killer cultists while alone at her school over Thanksgiving weekend. Kristy was directed by Olly Blackburn (who also directed Donkey Punch) and stars Ashley Greene (from Summer'...

November 24th, 2018 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

House III: The Horror Show (1989) Review

It’s about a serial killer who gets the chair for serial killing, only to return from the dead to continue serial killing. House III: The Horror Show was directed by James Isaac (who also directed Jason X and Skinwalkers) and stars Lance Henriks...

October 30th, 2018 | , , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

An Hour to Kill Review (2018)

It’s about two hired guns in Hollywood swapping creepy stories while waiting for their next hit. An Hour To Kill was directed by Aaron K. Carter and stars Mel Novak (from Force of Darkness), Frankie Pozos and Aaron Guerrero. Before they ...

September 03rd, 2018 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

Summer of '84 Review (2018)

It’s about a group of meddling kids who start poking around their neighbors house, suspecting him of serial killing. Summer of ’84 was directed by François Simard (who also directed Total Fury),  Anouk Whissell (who also directed BAGMAN Prof...

August 24th, 2018 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Bela Kiss Prologue Review (2013)

It’s about a group of amateur bank robbers who hold out at a swanky, but mysterious, hotel only to learn its caretakers are more threatening than the law. Bela Kiss: Prologue  was directed by  Lucien Förstner  and stars  Kristina Klebe (fro...

June 17th, 2018 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Night Game Movie Review (1989)

It’s about a detective on the hunt for an elusive serial killer with a close connection to his beloved Houston Astros. Night Game was directed by Peter Masterson and stars Roy Scheider (most know for his role in Jaws but who also starred in The ...

May 13th, 2018 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

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