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American Psycho (2000)

American Psycho (2000)

Patrick Bateman is handsome, well educated and intelligent. He is twenty-seven and living his own American dream. He works by day on Wall Street, earning a fortune to complement the one he was born with. At night he descends into madness, as he experiments with fear and violence.

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woman in bra and panties
sadistic killer
sadistic psychopath
axe murderer
psycho killer
drugged drink
woman in bathtub
sadistic sex
chinese laundry
head in refrigerator
listening to music on headphones
serial rapist
chainsaw murder
female victim
sex maniac
pet pig
animal killing
british actor playing american character
mass murderer
offscreen killing
killing a dog
homicidal maniac
murder confession
killing spree
female bartender
office job
woman kicks a man
murdered woman
villain played by lead actor
cocaine snorting
axe in the head
snorting cocaine
pretend telephone call
psychopathic killer
axe murder
woman in jeopardy
tanning bed
evil man
child of divorce
spiked drink
overhead camera shot
sex act reflected in mirror
looking at oneself in a mirror
private detective
male underwear
escape attempt
blood splatter
video camera
sex in bed
christmas tree
black panties
foot chase
slashed to death
hacked to death
reference to elvis costello
harvard business school
reference to ivana trump
antisocial personality disorder
reference to phil collins
reference to dorian gray
narcissistic personality disorder
truth taken as a joke
dead body in bathroom
reference to whitney houston
reference to ed gein
cranberry juice
corporate raider
double murder
gory violence
rope skipping
black nylon stockings
reference to mikhail gorbachev
snorting coke
reference to genesis
kentucky derby
hiding evidence
cheating on one's boyfriend
skin care
employee employee relationship
sound system
stuffed toy animal
clothes hanger
false alibi
inner monologue
white collar
anti consumerism
coaster
feet on desk
reference to ted bundy
female victims
27 year old
sexual experimentation
couture
investment banker
first lesbian experience
yale university
xanax
dry cleaning
voice imitation
overcoat
frenzy
lithium
paranoiac
stain
decolletage
unreliable narrator
pornographic video
wall street
brutal
merger
bedsheet
music fan
nail gun
dragging a dead body
multiple personality disorder
reservation
street walker
steroid
lock of hair
savagery
bloodlust
east coast
mistletoe
lasciviousness
harvard university
gruesome
manicure
over the top
world trade center
high rise
chauvinism
sicko
videotaped sex
wall street manhattan new york city
twin towers
automated teller machine
borderline personality disorder
dissection
nylons
washroom
answering machine message
compact disc
stockbroker
sadistic
bottled water
cuisine
ambiguity
misanthrope
pool of blood
corporate executive
bloody violence
raincoat
broken engagement
exercising
creepy
killed during sex
deeply disturbed person
cult figure
ruthlessness
innocent person killed
identity crisis
disturbed individual
high society
cityscape
crime spree
martini
stairwell
vice president
materialism
suspenders
walkman
butchery
jerk
reference to ronald reagan
hedonism
ceo
sole black character dies cliche
homeless person
lunatic
hobo
fur coat
realtor
sushi
80s music
pearl necklace
vanity
sense of smell
reference to donald trump
business card
carnage
urinal
bum
easter
dance club
cd
body in a trunk
bathrobe
drugged
yuppie
nihilism
split personality
credit card
narcissism
call girl
sexual perversion
serial murder
female removes her dress
laundromat
slashing
masseuse
skyscraper
mini dress
restroom
spiral staircase
men's bathroom
human monster
journal
misogynist
face mask
notebook
laundry
video tape
bad guy
hysteria
madman
world trade center manhattan new york city
fiancee
pervert
characters killed one by one
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ethnic slur
siren
duct tape
body count
alienation
briefcase
refrigerator
tuxedo
slaughter
sketch
laughter
dark humor
headphones
butcher
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fitness
impostor
hatred
rear entry sex
couch
remote control
telescope
covered in blood
tension
janitor
barefoot
rampage
guard
reality
brooklyn new york city
black humor
schizophrenia
rapist
victim
phone booth
psycho
impersonation
gossip
watching a movie
mass murder
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buttocks
lifting someone into the air
scene during opening credits
exercise
closeted homosexual
rage
virus
tape recorder
sociopath
answering machine
revelation
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fireplace
pornography
waiter
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surgery
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first part
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murderer
pig
female removes her clothes
date
shot in the shoulder
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scream
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mistaken identity
sex with shoes on
massage
pay phone
champagne
attempted murder
screaming
businessman
limousine
police officer killed
confession
shot in the forehead
racial slur
bartender
cigar smoking
voice over
controversy
double cross
drawing
scantily clad female
severed head
exploding car
model
stabbed in the chest
stabbed to death
cocaine
impalement
montage
woman
stabbing
ambulance
axe
strangulation
new york
wine
bra
gay slur
cleavage
menage a trois
decapitation
f word
manhattan new york city
telephone
revolver
voyeur
interrogation
dead body
car crash
bed
lingerie
running
sunglasses
held at gunpoint
bare butt
thong
gunfight
undressing
drink
camera
cat
watching tv
shot in the head
blonde
urination
shot in the chest
mirror
car accident
food
shot to death
underwear
title directed by female
corpse
beating
shootout
cell phone
crying
fondling
voice over narration
fire
shower
pistol
panties
surprise ending
leg spreading
chase
knife
party
explosion
photograph
nipples
dancing
cigarette smoking
bare chested male
two word title
based on novel
sex scene
f rated
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High Tension (2003)

High Tension (2003)

Alexia travels with her friend Marie to spend a couple of days with her family in their farm in the country. They arrive late and they are welcomed by Alexia's father. Late in the night, a sadistic and sick killer breaks into the farmhouse, slaughters Alexia's family--including their dog--and kidnaps Alexia. Marie hides from the criminal and tries to help the hysterical and frightened Alexia, chase the maniac, and disclose his identity in the end. (Read More)

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Henry: Portrait Of A Serial Killer (1986)

Henry: Portrait Of A Serial Killer (1986)

Loosely based on serial killer 'Henry Lee Lucas' (qv), the film follows Henry and his roommate Otis who Henry introduces to murdering randomly selected people. The killing spree depicted in the film starts after Otis' sister Becky comes to stay with them. The people they kill are strangers and in one particularly gruesome attack, kill all three members of a family during a home invasion. Henry lacks compassion in everything he does and isn't the kind to leave behind witnesses - of any kind. (Read More)

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The Devil's Rejects (2005)

The Devil's Rejects (2005)

In Ruggsville, Texas, the police under the command of Sheriff John Quincy Wydell attack the house of the sadistic serial killers Firefly family (a.k.a. The Devil's Reject) and they arrest mother Firefly, but Otis B. Driftwood and Baby Firefly escape from the siege. Tiny is wandering nearby the house and also escapes. Otis and Baby call their patriarch, the mad clown Captain Spaulding and they schedule to reunite at an isolated motel in the desert. When Otis and Baby arrive, they kidnap two families of singers, using sadism and violence against the harmless persons. Meanwhile, Sheriff Wydell promises to capture and kill the runaways, seeking revenge for the death of his brother, the Deputy George Wydell. (Read More)

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Kalifornia (1993) is one of the best movies like American Psycho (2000)

Kalifornia (1993)

Brian Kessler, a journalist researching serial killers, and his photographer girlfriend Carrie set out on a cross-country tour of the sites of the killings. Sharing the ride and their expenses are Early Grayce, a paroled white trash criminal, and his girlfriend Adele. As the trip progresses, Early begins to appear more and more unstable, and Brian and Carrie begin to fear that they may have a real-life killer in the back seat of their car. (Read More)

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P2 (2007)

P2 (2007)

The story centers on a corporate climber who gets stuck working late on Christmas Eve and finds herself the target of an unhinged security guard. With no help in sight, the woman must overcome physical and psychological challenges to survive.

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Se7en (1995)

Se7en (1995)

A film about two homicide detectives' ('Morgan Freeman (I)' (qv) and ('Brad Pitt' (qv) desperate hunt for a serial killer who justifies his crimes as absolution for the world's ignorance of the Seven Deadly Sins. The movie takes us from the tortured remains of one victim to the next as the sociopathic "John Doe" ('Kevin Spacey' (qv)) sermonizes to Detectives Somerset and Mills -- one sin at a time. The sin of Gluttony comes first and the murderer's terrible capacity is graphically demonstrated in the dark and subdued tones characteristic of film noir. The seasoned and cultured but jaded Somerset researches the Seven Deadly Sins in an effort to understand the killer's modus operandi while the bright but green and impulsive Detective Mills (Pitt) scoffs at his efforts to get inside the mind of a killer... (Read More)

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Joker (2019)

Joker (2019)

Forever alone in a crowd, failed comedian Arthur Fleck seeks connection as he walks the streets of Gotham City. Arthur wears two masks -- the one he paints for his day job as a clown, and the guise he projects in a futile attempt to feel like he's part of the world around him. Isolated, bullied and disregarded by society, Fleck begins a slow descent into madness as he transforms into the criminal mastermind known as the Joker. (Read More)

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Misery (1990) is one of the best movies like American Psycho (2000)

Misery (1990)

Best-selling novelist Paul Sheldon is on his way home from his Colorado hideaway after completing his latest book, when he crashes his car in a freak blizzard. Paul is critically injured, but is rescued by former nurse Annie Wilkes, Paul's "number one fan", who takes Paul back to her remote house in the mountains (without bothering to tell anybody). Unfortunately for Paul, Annie is also a headcase. When she discovers that Paul has killed off the heroine in her favorite novels, her reaction leaves Paul shattered (literally)... (Read More)

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Natural Born Killers (1994)

Natural Born Killers (1994)

Mickey Knox and Mallory Wilson aren't your typical lovers - after killing her abusive father, they go on a road trip where, every time they stop somewhere, they kill pretty well everyone around them. They do however leave one person alive at every shootout to tell the story and they soon become a media sensation thanks to sensationalized reporting. Told in a highly visual style. (Read More)

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Man Bites Dog (1992)

Man Bites Dog (1992)

A camera crew follows a serial killer/thief around as he exercises his craft. He expounds on art, music, nature, society, and life as he offs mailmen, pensioners, and random people. Slowly he begins involving the camera crew in his activities, and they begin wondering if what they're doing is such a good idea, particularly when the killer kills a rival and the rival's brother sends a threatening letter. (Read More)

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Triple 9 (2016)

Triple 9 (2016)

In TRIPLE 9, a crew of dirty cops are blackmailed by the Russian mob to execute a virtually impossible heist. The only way to pull it off is to manufacture a 999, police code for "officer down". Their plan is turned upside down when the unsuspecting rookie they set up to die foils the attack, triggering a breakneck, action-packed finale filled with double-crosses, greed and revenge. (Read More)

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New Jack City (1991) is one of the best movies like American Psycho (2000)

New Jack City (1991)

The gangster Nino has a gang who call themselves Cash Money Brothers. They get into the crack business and not before long they make a million dollars every week. A cop, Scotty, is after them. He tries to get into the gang by letting an ex-drug addict infiltrate the gang, but the attempt fails miserably. The only thing that remains is that Scotty himself becomes a drug pusher. (Read More)

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The Hunted (2003)

The Hunted (2003)

In the green woods of Silver Falls, Oregon, Aaron Hallam, a trained assassin AWOL from the Special Forces, keeps his own brand of wildlife vigil. After Hallam brutally slew four deer hunters in the area, FBI Special Agent Abby Durrell turns to L.T. Bonham-- the one man who may be able to stop him. At first L.T. resists the mission. Snug in retirement, he's closed off to his past, the years he spent in the Special Forces training soldiers to become skilled killers. But when he realizes that these recent slaying is the work of a man he trained, he feels obligated to stop him. Accepting the assignment under the condition that he works alone, L.T. enters the woods, unarmed--plagued by memories of his best student and riddled with guilt for not responding to Aaron's tortured letters to him as he began to slip over the edge of sanity. Furious as he is with his former mentor for ignoring his pleas for help, Aaron knows that he and L.T. share a tragic bond that is unbreakable. And, even as they go into their final combat against each other, neither can say with certainty who is the hunted and who is the hunter. (Read More)

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Taking Lives (2004)

Taking Lives (2004)

The film starts in the early 1980s. Young Martin Asher took a bus for Canada. He meets another teen on the bus Matt Soulsby. When the bus broke they decided to rent a car and drive to Seattle. On the road the car gets a flat tire, and Matt starts changing the tire Martin comments on how he and Matt are about the same height and he quickly pushes Matt in the way of an oncoming truck causing a huge accident where Matt and the driver both die. He took Matt's guitar and left singing like Matt did. Twenty years later, an FBI profiler, Illeana Scott comes to Canada to help hunting down a serial killer Martin Asher who killed multiple men and lived by their identities. Martin's mother claims that she saw Martin in Quebec city and she tells the police that Martin is evil. The police also has an eyewitness James Costa who saw Asher kill his last victim... (Read More)

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15 Minutes (2001)

15 Minutes (2001)

When Eastern European criminals Oleg and Emil come to New York City to pick up their share of a heist score, Oleg steals a video camera and starts filming their activities, both legal and illegal. When they learn how the American media circus can make a remorseless killer look like the victim and make them rich, they target media-savvy NYPD Homicide Detective Eddie Flemming and media-naive FDNY Fire Marshal Jordy Warsaw, the cops investigating their murder and torching of their former criminal partner, filming everything to sell to the local tabloid TV show "Top Story." (Read More)

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The Dark Knight (2008) is one of the best movies like American Psycho (2000)

The Dark Knight (2008)

Set within a year after the events of Batman Begins, Batman, Lieutenant James Gordon, and new district attorney Harvey Dent successfully begin to round up the criminals that plague Gotham City until a mysterious and sadistic criminal mastermind known only as the Joker appears in Gotham, creating a new wave of chaos. Batman's struggle against the Joker becomes deeply personal, forcing him to "confront everything he believes" and improve his technology to stop him. A love triangle develops between Bruce Wayne, Dent and Rachel Dawes. (Read More)

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The Bone Collector (1999)

The Bone Collector (1999)

Quadripeligic ex-cop Lincoln Rhyme was looking forward to his assisted suicide when he got the news: some sicko was abducting people in a taxi and leaving them to die in particularly sadistic ways. With time counting down between each abduction and possible death, Rhyme recruits rather-unwilling Amelia Donaghy, haunted by her cop father's suicide and thinking she's next, into working the crime scenes to track down the killer. (Read More)

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Don't Say A Word (2001)

Don't Say A Word (2001)

A group of thieves steal a rare gem, but in the process, two of the men double cross the leader of the thieving group, Patrick, and take off with the precious stone. Ten years later, prominent psychiatrist Nathan Conrad is invited to examine a disturbed young woman named Elisabeth. Patrick immediately kidnaps Nathan's daughter, forcing Nathan to attempt to get Elisabeth to reveal a secret number which will ultimately lead Patrick to the whereabouts of the precious gem that has eluded him. (Read More)

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The Departed (2006) is one of the best movies like American Psycho (2000)

The Departed (2006)

In South Boston, the state police force is waging war on Irish-American organized crime. Young undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate run by gangland chief Frank Costello. While Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence, Colin Sullivan, a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the state police as an informer for the syndicate is rising to a position of power in the Special Investigation Unit. Each man becomes deeply consumed by their double lives, gathering information about the plans and counter-plans of the operations they have penetrated. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there is a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin are suddenly in danger of being caught and exposed to the enemy - and each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save themselves. But is either willing to turn on their friends and comrades they've made during their long stints undercover? (Read More)

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The Last House On The Left (1972)

The Last House On The Left (1972)

On the eve of her seventeenth birthday, Mari Collingwood tells her parents that she is going to the concert of underground band Bloodlust in New York with her friend Phyllis Stone. She borrows the family's car and heads with her friend to a dangerous neighborhood in the city. Meanwhile, the sadistic and cruel escapees Krug Stillo and Fred 'Weasel' Podowski are hidden in a hideout with their partners Sadie (Jeramie Rain) and Krug's addicted son Junior Stillo (Marc Sheffler) after killing two guards and one shepherd in their runaway. The two girls seek marijuana near the theater and meet Junior that offers some Colombian grass to them. They go to his apartment and are subdued by the criminals that rape Phyllis. On the next morning, they hide the girls in the trunk of their convertible and head to Canada. However, they have a problem with the car's rod and they stop on the road close to Mari's house. When Phyllis tries to escape, the gang stabs her to death and shots Mari after humiliating and raping them. They seek shelter in Mari's home, but during the night, her mother overhears a conversation of the criminals telling that they have killed her daughter. She tells her husband and they plot a scheme to revenge the death of their princess. (Read More)

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Mr. Brooks (2007)

Mr. Brooks (2007)

Earl Brooks is a highly respected businessman and was recently named Portland's Man of the Year. He hides a terrible secret however: he is a serial killer known as the Thumbprint Killer. He has been attending AA meetings and has kept his addiction to killing under control for two years now but his alter ego, Marshall, has re-appeared and is pushing him to kill again. When he does kill a couple while they are making love, he is seen and photographed by someone who also has his own death and murder fetish. In a parallel story, the police detective investigating the murder is having problems of her own. She is going through a messy divorce and a violent criminal who had vowed revenge some years before has escaped from prison and is after her. (Read More)

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Scarface (1983) is one of the best movies like American Psycho (2000)

Scarface (1983)

Tony Montana manages to leave Cuba during the Mariel exodus of 1980. He finds himself in a Florida refugee camp but his friend Manny has a way out for them: undertake a contract killing and arrangements will be made to get a green card. He's soon working for drug dealer Frank Lopez and shows his mettle when a deal with Colombian drug dealers goes bad. He also brings a new level of violence to Miami. Tony is protective of his younger sister but his mother knows what he does for a living and disowns him. Tony is impatient and wants it all however, including Frank's empire and his mistress Elvira Hancock. Once at the top however, Tony's outrageous actions make him a target and everything comes crumbling down. (Read More)

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The Nice Guys (2016)

The Nice Guys (2016)

Set against the backdrop of 1977 Los Angeles, The Nice Guys opens when single father and licensed PI Holland March (Gosling) is hired to investigate the apparent suicide of famous porn star Misty Mountains. As the trail leads him to track down a girl named Amelia (Qualley), he encounters less licensed and less hands-off private eye Jackson Healey (Russell Crowe) and his brass knuckles, both hired by the young hippie. However, the situation takes a turn for the worse when Amelia vanishes and it becomes apparent that March wasn't the only party interested. As both men are forced to team up, they'll have to take on a world filled with eccentric goons, strippers dressed as mermaids and even a possible government conspiracy. (Read More)

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