Movies like Dear Mr. Gacy 2010

A chronicle of the interaction between college student Jason Moss and the object of his obsession, serial killer John Wayne Gacy.

If you already watched and love Dear Mr. Gacy, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to Dear Mr. Gacy.

1 My Bloody Valentine 2009

Ten years ago, a tragedy changed the town of Harmony forever. Tom Hanniger, an inexperienced coal miner, caused an accident in the tunnels that trapped and killed five men and sent the only survivor, Harry Warden, into a permanent coma. But Harry Warden wanted revenge. Exactly one year later, on Valentine’s Day, he woke up…and brutally murdered twenty-two people with a pickaxe before being killed.

Genres:

Mystery, Horror

Director:

Patrick Lussier

Writers:

Todd Farmer (screenplay), Zane Smith (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.4

2 Laid To Rest 2009

A terrifying story of a young girl who wakes up in a casket with a traumatic head injury and no memory of her identity. She quickly realizes she was abducted by a Deranged Serial Murderer and in an isolated rural town she must survive the night and outsmart the technologically inclined killer who is hellbent on finishing what he started.

Genres:

Thriller, Horror

Director:

Robert Hall

Writer:

Robert Hall

Country:

United States of America
5.3

3 Stitches 2012

The clumsy and unfunny clown Richard "Stitches" Grindle entertains at the 10th birthday party of little Tom, but the boy and his friends play a prank with Stitches, tying his shoelaces. Stitches slips, falls and dies. Six years later, Tom gives a birthday party for his friends at home, but Stitches revives to haunt the teenagers and revenge his death.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Conor McMahon

Country:

Ireland
5.6

4 Dread 2009

Three college students set out to document what other people dread most.

Genres:

Horror, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Anthony DiBlasi

Writers:

Clive Barker (based upon the short story "Dread" by), Anthony DiBlasi (screenplay)

Country:

United Kingdom
5.7

5 All Hallows' Eve 2013

While watching two children on Halloween night, a babysitter finds an old VHS tape in the kids' trick or treat bag. The tape features three tales of terror, all linked together by a murderous clown. As the night goes on strange things begin to occur in the house. It isn't long before the babysitter learns the horrifying truth... the maniacal clown is slowly working his way into her reality.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Damien Leone

Writer:

Damien Leone

Country:

United States of America
5

6 Lords Of Chaos 2018

A teenager's quest to launch Norwegian Black Metal in Oslo in the 1990s results in a very violent outcome.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Jonas Åkerlund

Writers:

Dennis Magnusson (screenplay by), Jonas Åkerlund (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

United Kingdom, Norway, Sweden
6.5

7 Maniac 2012

As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop's deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Franck Khalfoun

Writers:

Alexandre Aja (screenplay), Grégory Levasseur (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

France, United States of America
6.1

8 Horsemen 2009

A recently widowed detective still grieving over his wife's death discovers a shocking connection between himself and the suspects in a serial killing spree linked to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Jonas Åkerlund

Writer:

Dave Callaham (as David Callaham)

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
5.6

9 The Tortured 2010

An upper-middle-class couple's life is destroyed when their only child is kidnapped and killed. Obsessed with revenge, the couple seizes an opportunity to kidnap the killer.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Robert Lieberman

Writer:

Marek Posival

Countries:

United States of America, Canada
5.5

10 The Woman 2011

A lawyer puts his family in jeopardy when he captures the last member of a violent clan and tries to forcibly tame her.

Genres:

Drama, Horror

Director:

Lucky McKee

Country:

United States of America
6

11 Megan Is Missing 2011

Fictional drama based on actual events, about two teenage girls who encounter an Internet predator.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Michael Goi

Writer:

Michael Goi

Country:

United States of America
4.7

12 The Theatre Bizarre 2011

Down a seedy city street in her neighborhood, young Enola Penny is obsessed with what appears to be a long abandoned theatre. One night, she sees that the front door is slightly ajar and impulsively decides to sneak inside. But there in the dark, decrepit auditorium, a show unlike any other unfolds before her eyes. Its host is an eerie human puppet named Peg Poett who will introduce Penny to six tales of the bizarre: A couple traveling in a remote part of the French Pyrenees cross paths with a lustful witch; A paranoid lover faces the wrath of a partner who has been pushed to her limit; The Freudian dreams of an unfaithful husband blur the lines between fantasy and reality; The horrors of the real world are interpreted through the mind of a child; A woman addicted to other people's memories gets her fix through the vitreous fluid of her victims' eyeballs; And a perverse obsession with sweets turns sour for a couple in too deep.

Genre:

Horror

Writers:

Zach Chassler (screenplay: framing segments), Richard Stanley (screenplay) | 7 more credits »

Countries:

Canada, United States of America, France
5.2

13 Little Deaths 2011

Composed of three disturbingly sensual and terrifying short narratives, unified by the twin themes of sex and death.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller, Romance

Country:

United Kingdom
4.7

14 Joshua 2007

The arrival of a newborn girl causes the gradual disintegration of the Cairn family; particularly for 9-year-old Joshua, an eccentric boy whose proper upbringing and refined tastes both take a sinister turn.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller, Horror

Director:

George Ratliff

Country:

United States of America
5.9

15 Clown 2014

A loving father finds a clown suit for his son's birthday party, only to realize the suit is part of an evil curse that turns its wearer into a killer.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Jon Watts

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
5.7

16 Terrifier 2016

A maniacal clown named Art terrorizes three young women and everyone else who stands in his way on Halloween night.

Genres:

Thriller, Horror

Director:

Damien Leone

Writer:

Damien Leone

Country:

United States of America
5.6

17 Better Watch Out 2016

On a quiet suburban street tucked within a 'safe neighborhood', a babysitter must defend a twelve-year-old boy from strangers breaking into the house, only to discover that this is far from a normal home invasion.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Chris Peckover

Writers:

Zack Kahn (story by), Zack Kahn | 1 more credit »

Countries:

United States of America, Australia
6.5

18 Silent Night 2012

The police force of a remote Midwestern town search for a killer Santa Claus who is picking off citizens on Christmas Eve.

Genres:

Comedy, Horror, Thriller, Mystery

Director:

Steven C. Miller

Writer:

Jayson Rothwell (screenplay by)

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
5.2

19 Truth Or Die 2012

A group of college friends celebrate the end of term with a party to end all parties. During a drink and drug-fuelled evening, an innocent game of ‘Truth or Dare’ has a very sore loser, sparking a terrifying sequence of events and a whole new twist on the game of truth or dare – where the truth can kill you.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller, Mystery

Director:

Robert Heath

Country:

United Kingdom
5.6

20 Exorcismus 2010

Fifteen-year-old Emma Evans is like any other teenage girl; she thinks that her parents don´t understand her. She longs for independence and a life free of family ties and responsibilities and she is prepared to do anything to achieve it. But one day she will be forced to face up to the consequences of her actions.Life seems to be carrying on as normal, until one day Emma starts experiencing frightening fits. Her parents are convinced that her problems are either medical or psychological, but when doctors´ tests are unable to draw any conclusions, the family is forced to look elsewhere for answers.It all started off as a bit of fun, Emma never really believed it, but the truth is there is something dark and sinister within her, and it won´t take long to surface.

Genres:

Thriller, Horror

Director:

Manuel Carballo

Writer:

David Muñoz (screenplay)

Country:

Spain
5

21 Seconds Apart 2011

Seth and Jonah are twins with a dangerous ability: telekinesis. Things start to spiral out of control as their classmates die in twisted and bizarre ways. Jealousy begins to divide them and soon they can no longer trust each other, leading up to a horrific battle against themselves.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Antonio Negret

Writer:

George Richards

Country:

United States of America
5.7

22 Girl House 2014

In an attempt to make some extra cash while away at College, Kylie moves into a house that streams content to an X-rated website. After a deranged fan hacks in to determine the house's location, she finds herself in a terrifying fight for her life.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Writer:

Nick Gordon

Country:

Canada
5.5

23 Die 2010

John McClane is back and badder than ever, and this time he's working for Homeland Security. He calls on the services of a young hacker in his bid to stop a ring of Internet terrorists intent on taking control of America's computer infrastructure.

Genres:

Action, Thriller

Director:

Len Wiseman

Writers:

Mark Bomback (screenplay), Mark Bomback (story) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.1

24 Shark Night 2011

A weekend at a lake house in the Louisiana Gulf turns into a nightmare for seven vacationers as they are subjected to fresh-water shark attacks.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

David R. Ellis

Country:

United States of America
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