Entertainment The Best Stalker Movies Where the Villain Is Female  

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List Rules Vote up the best movies about female stalkers, whether they're harassing men, rivals, or even friends.

This list contains information on the best female stalker movies, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best films about female stalkers come in many forms. Some good female stalker movies are about jilted lovers while other good films about female stalkers are about an obsession with an older man. Many of the best movies about stalkers find women stalking men.

What films will you find on this top female stalkers movies list? Fatal Attraction has to be near the top. After a married man has an affair his one-time mistress becomes obsessed with him and the idea of tearing down his perfect family life. Michael Douglas and Glenn Close star in this 1987 thriller. Single White Female is another good movie featuring a woman as a stalker.

Beyonce Knowles faces off against Ali Larter in the suspenseful stalker movie Obsessed. Other good female stalker films featured on this list include The Roommate, Misery, and Hand that Rocks the Cradle.

Do you have a favorite film about a female stalker? Take a look at this list and vote the best movies up to the No.1 position.

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The Crush is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Stalker Movies Where the Villain Is Female
Alicia Silverstone, Amber Benson, Cary Elwes
The Crush is a 1993 American psychological thriller film written and directed by Alan Shapiro, which stars Cary Elwes and Alicia Silverstone in her feature film debut. It was filmed on location ...more
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Fatal Attraction is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Stalker Movies Where the Villain Is Female
Glenn Close, Michael Douglas, Jane Krakowski
This film is a 1987 American psychological thriller film directed by Adrian Lyne and starring Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, and Anne Archer. The film centers on a married Manhattan man who has a ...more
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35 8
Swimfan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Stalker Movies Where the Villain Is Female
Erika Christensen, Shiri Appleby, Dan Hedaya
Swimfan, also known as Fanatica, is a 2002 American teen psychological thriller film directed by John Polson and written by Charles Bohl and Phillip Schneider. The film stars Jesse Bradford, ...more
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Misery is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Stalker Movies Where the Villain Is Female
Lauren Bacall, Kathy Bates, James Caan
Misery is a 1990 American psychological thriller film based on Stephen King's 1987 novel of the same name and starring James Caan, Kathy Bates, Lauren Bacall, Richard Farnsworth, and Frances ...more
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39 13
Obsessed is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Stalker Movies Where the Villain Is Female
Beyoncé Knowles, Ali Larter, Idris Elba
Obsessed is a 2009 American thriller film directed by Steve Shill. The Rainforest Films production stars Idris Elba, Beyoncé, and Ali Larter. Obsessed tells the story of Lisa, a ...more
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30 15
Single White Female is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Stalker Movies Where the Villain Is Female
Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bridget Fonda, Stephen Tobolowsky
Single White Female is a 1992 American thriller film based on John Lutz's novel SWF Seeks Same. The film stars Bridget Fonda and Jennifer Jason Leigh and is directed by Barbet Schroeder.
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The Hand That Rocks the Cradle is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Stalker Movies Where the Villain Is Female
Julianne Moore, Rebecca De Mornay, Annabella Sciorra
The Hand That Rocks the Cradle is a 1992 American psychological thriller. The film was directed by Curtis Hanson, and stars Annabella Sciorra and Rebecca De Mornay. The tale follows a vengeful, ...more
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Poison Ivy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Stalker Movies Where the Villain Is Female
Leonardo DiCaprio, Drew Barrymore, Cheryl Ladd
This film is a 1992 American drama-thriller film and directed by Katt Shea. Andy Ruben transformed Melissa Goddard's story into the screenplay. It stars Drew Barrymore, Sara Gilbert, Tom ...more
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Play Misty for Me is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Stalker Movies Where the Villain Is Female
Clint Eastwood, Donna Mills, Jessica Walter
Play Misty for Me is a 1971 American psychological thriller film, directed by and starring Clint Eastwood, in his directorial debut. Jessica Walter and Donna Mills co-star. The original music ...more
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Disclosure is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Stalker Movies Where the Villain Is Female
Demi Moore, Michael Douglas, Donald Sutherland
Disclosure is a 1994 thriller film directed by Barry Levinson, starring Michael Douglas and Demi Moore. It is based on Michael Crichton's novel Disclosure. The cast also includes Donald ...more
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The Perfect Teacher is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Stalker Movies Where the Villain Is Female
The Perfect Teacher Megan Park, David Charvet, Boti Bliss
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Greta is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Stalker Movies Where the Villain Is Female
Isabelle Huppert, Chloë Grace Moretz, Maika Monroe
Greta is a 2018 American drama thriller film directed by Neil Jordan. A young woman (Chloe Grace Moretz) befriends a lonely widow (Isabelle Huppert), who turns out to have sinister intentions.
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Unforgettable is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Stalker Movies Where the Villain Is Female
Katherine Heigl, Rosario Dawson, Geoff Stults
Unforgettable is a 2017 American thriller film directed by Denise Di Novi. The film follows a divorcée (Katherine Heigl) who begins to torment the new fiancé (Rosario Dawson) of
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16 11
When the Bough Breaks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Stalker Movies Where the Villain Is Female
Morris Chestnut, Regina Hall, Theo Rossi
When the Bough Breaks is a 2016 American psychological thriller film directed by Jon Cassar and written by Jack Olsen. A young married couple, John and Laura Taylor (Morris Chestnut and Regina ...more
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The Roommate is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Stalker Movies Where the Villain Is Female
Nina Dobrev, Leighton Meester, Minka Kelly
The Roommate is a 2011 American thriller film directed by Christian E. Christiansen and starring Minka Kelly, Leighton Meester, Cam Gigandet, Danneel Harris, Matt Lanter, and Aly Michalka. It ...more
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Ingrid Goes West is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Stalker Movies Where the Villain Is Female
Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O'Shea Jackson Jr.
Ingrid Goes West is an American comedy-drama film directed by Matt Spicer. It won the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Ingrid Thorburn (Aubrey Plaza) is a ...more
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Poison Ivy: The New Seduction is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Stalker Movies Where the Villain Is Female
Jaime Pressly, Susan Ward, Shanna Moakler
Poison Ivy: The New Seduction is a 1997 American erotic thriller drama film starring Jaime Pressly, and the third installment of the Poison Ivy series, which consists of Poison Ivy, Poison Ivy ...more
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10 8
Careful What You Wish For is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Stalker Movies Where the Villain Is Female
Nick Jonas, Isabel Lucas, Graham Rogers
Careful What You Wish For is a 2015 American erotic thriller film directed by Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum. A guy (Nick Jonas) gets more than he bargained for after entering into an affair with the ...more
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Thorn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Stalker Movies Where the Villain Is Female
Innocent Thing Jang Hyuk, Jo Bo-ah, Sun Sunwoo
Thorn is a 2014 drama film directed by Kim Tae-gyun.
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Devil in the Flesh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Stalker Movies Where the Villain Is Female
Rose McGowan, Phil Morris, Julia Nickson-Soul
She's young, sexy and dangerous. Debbie Strand (Rose McGowan, "Damages") is the new girl in class with a skill for turning heads. From the moment she arrives in town following her ...more
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Knock Knock is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Stalker Movies Where the Villain Is Female
Keanu Reeves, Lorenza Izzo, Ana de Armas
Knock Knock is a 2015 American erotic horror thriller film directed by Eli Roth, who also co-wrote the script. The film is a remake of Death Game, where two underage girls suddenly enter a ...more
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Malicious is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Stalker Movies Where the Villain Is Female
Molly Ringwald, John Vernon, Mimi Kuzyk
Malicious is a 1995 Canadian-American thriller film starring Molly Ringwald and Patrick McGaw. The plot follows a star college baseball player who has a fling with a disturbed medical student ...more
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6 8
He Loves Me... He Loves Me Not is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Stalker Movies Where the Villain Is Female
Audrey Tautou, Isabelle Carré, Samuel Le Bihan
He Loves Me... He Loves Me Not is a 2002 French psychological drama film directed by Laetitia Colombani. The film focuses on a Fine Arts student, played by Audrey Tautou, and a married ...more
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Friend Request is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Stalker Movies Where the Villain Is Female
Alycia Debnam-Carey, William Moseley, Connor Paolo
Friend Request is a 2016 German supernatural-psychological horror film directed by Simon Verhoeven. A popular college student (Alycia Debnam-Carey) graciously accepts a social outcast's online ...more
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The Perfect Nanny is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Stalker Movies Where the Villain Is Female
Katherine Helmond, Susan Blakely, Bruce Boxleitner
The Perfect Nanny is a 2000 film directed by Robert Malenfant.