Ed Gein – grave robber and serial killer

Edward Theodore “Ed” Gein (August 8, 1906 – July 26, 1984) was an American murderer and body snatcher. His crimes, committed around his hometown of Plainfield, Wisconsin, gathered widespread notoriety after authorities discovered Gein had exhumed corpses from local graveyards and …

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The Haunting of Sharon Tate – USA, 2019

The Haunting of Sharon Tate is a 2019 American horror feature film written, co-produced and directed by Daniel Farrands (The Amityville Murders; The Haunting in Connecticut; Halloween: The Curse of …

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Lizzie – USA, 2018

‘The legend of Lizzie Borden’ Lizzie is a 2018 American biographical thriller feature film directed by Craig William Macneill (Channel Zero: Candle Cove; The Boy) from a screenplay written by Bryce Kass. The plot is based on …

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Joel – USA, 2018

‘New York’s most notorious serial killer’ Joel is a 2018 American true crime drama horror thriller feature film written, edited and directed by John R. Hand (Forest of the Vampire; The …

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Cabin 28 – UK, 2017

‘Don’t bother locking the door. They’re already inside.’ Cabin 28 is a 2017 British horror film produced and directed by Andrew Jones (Werewolves of the Third Reich; The Toymaker; The Amityville …

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Del Playa – USA, 2015

‘Some monsters aren’t born. They’re created.’ Del Playa is a 2015 American horror thriller feature film written and directed by Shaun Hart. Devon Barnes, Ryan Ochoa and Brett Johnson star. Matthew (Alan …

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Awakening the Zodiac – Canada, 2017

‘The deadliest killer in U.S. history… is back’ Awakening the Zodiac is a 2017 Canadian horror thriller directed by Jonathan Wright (Nostrum aka Psychotica) from a screenplay by Jennifer Archer and Mike Horrigan. …

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Alleluia – Belgium, 2014

    Alleluia is a 2014 Belgian-French psychological thriller directed by Fabrice Du Welz (Calvaire; Vinyan) from a screenplay co-written with Vincent Tavier. It stars Laurent Lucas, Lola Duenas and Helena …

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The Manson Family – USA, 2003

The Manson Family is a 2003 American true crime horror film written and directed by Jim Van Bebber. The film covers the lives of Charles Manson and his “family” of followers. The …

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Capote – USA, 2005

Capote is a 2005 biographical film about Truman Capote, following the events during the writing of Capote’s non-fiction book In Cold Blood about the inexplicable murders of a Kansas family in 1959. The film was based on Gerald Clarke’s biography Capote and …

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Devil’s Knot – USA, 2013

Devil’s Knot is a 2013 biographical crime-drama thriller film directed by Atom Egoyan. The film is based on a true story as told in Mara Leveritt’s 2002 book of the same name, concerning three teenagers known as …

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Snowtown aka The Snowtown Murders

Snowtown is a 2011 Australian film about the Snowtown murders directed by Justin Kurzel and written by Shaun Grant. It stars Daniel Henshall, Lucas Pittaway and Louise Harris. Sixteen-year-old Jamie (Lucas …

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10 Rillington Place – UK, 1971

‘The story of the Christie sex-murders!’ 10 Rillington Place is a 1971 British crime drama film with a horrific theme directed by Richard Fleischer (Amityville 3-D; See No Evil; The Boston Strangler), …

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The Boston Strangler – USA, 1968

The Boston Strangler is a 1968 film based on the true story of the Boston Strangler and the book by Gerold Frank. It was directed by Richard Fleischer (Amityville 3-D; See …

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The Black Panther – UK, 1977

The Black Panther is a 1977 British crime thriller directed by Ian Merrick, written by Michael Armstrong (The Haunted House of Horror; Mark of the Devil; House of the Long Shadows). It stars Donald Sumpter, …

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