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We Asked, You Answered: Which Serial Killer Would You Most Like To See A New Biographical Movie Made 

Jacob Bryant
Updated September 14, 2018 981 votes 170 voters 1.4k views 15 items

List Rules Vote up the serial killers who deserve their own biopics.

Our cultural fascination with serial killers knows no bounds. Through books, movies, television, and podcasts we're able to see into every corner of the lives of the world's most notorious murderers. Still, it can be hard to cover every aspect of these killers' lives, which is why it's possible for new movies to continue being made about their rise to infamy.

We asked our audience which serial killer they would want to see a new biographical movie made about. Be sure to vote up serial killers you think are most deserving of their own biopics, and vote down those who have had enough time in the spotlight.

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Jeffrey Dahmer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list We Asked, You Answered: Which Serial Killer Would You Most Like To See A New Biographical Movie Made
Dec. at 34 (1960-1994)

Birthplace: West Allis, Wisconsin, United States of America

Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer (; May 21, 1960 – November 28, 1994), also known as the Milwaukee Cannibal or the Milwaukee Monster, was an American serial killer and sex offender who committed the rape, ...more

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#5 of 61 The Scariest Serial Killers In History #2 of 11 We Asked, You Answered: Which Serial Killer (Living Or Dead) Would You Want To Be Pen Pals With?listed on Famous American Serial Killers

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H. H. Holmes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list We Asked, You Answered: Which Serial Killer Would You Most Like To See A New Biographical Movie Made
Dec. at 35 (1861-1896)

Birthplace: Gilmanton, New Hampshire, United States of America

Herman Webster Mudgett (May 16, 1861 – May 7, 1896), better known as Dr. Henry Howard Holmes, or more commonly, as H. H. Holmes, was an American serial killer. While he confessed to 27 murders, ...more

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#991 of 2,437 The Most Influential People of All Time #5 of 19 The Creepiest Wikipedia Pageslisted on Famous American Serial Killers

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Ted Bundy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list We Asked, You Answered: Which Serial Killer Would You Most Like To See A New Biographical Movie Made
Dec. at 43 (1946-1989)

Birthplace: Burlington, Vermont, United States of America

Theodore Robert Bundy (born Theodore Robert Cowell; November 24, 1946 – January 24, 1989) was an American serial killer and necrophile who kidnapped, raped, and murdered numerous young women and ...more

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Hypnosis Played A Key Role In Ted Bundy's Conviction And Overturned Appeals #4 of 61 The Scariest Serial Killers In Historylisted on Famous American Serial Killers

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Richard Ramirez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list We Asked, You Answered: Which Serial Killer Would You Most Like To See A New Biographical Movie Made
Dec. at 53 (1960-2013)

Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, USA

Ricardo Leyva Muñoz Ramírez, known as Richard Ramirez (; February 29, 1960 – June 7, 2013), was an American serial killer, rapist, and burglar. His highly publicized home invasion ...more

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#11 of 61 The Scariest Serial Killers In History #21 of 73 Famous Inmates at San Quentin State Prisonlisted on Famous American Serial Killers

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John Wayne Gacy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list We Asked, You Answered: Which Serial Killer Would You Most Like To See A New Biographical Movie Made
Dec. at 52 (1942-1994)

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

John Wayne Gacy (March 17, 1942 – May 10, 1994) was an American serial killer who raped, tortured and murdered at least 33 teenage boys and young men between 1972 and 1978 in Cook County, ...more

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#3 of 61 The Scariest Serial Killers In History #20 of 26 The Most Elaborate Final Meals In Death Row Historylisted on Famous American Serial Killers

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Ed Gein is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list We Asked, You Answered: Which Serial Killer Would You Most Like To See A New Biographical Movie Made
Dec. at 78 (1906-1984)

Birthplace: Wisconsin, United States of America

Edward Theodore Gein (; August 27, 1906 – July 26, 1984), also known as the Butcher of Plainfield or the Plainfield Ghoul, was an American murderer and body snatcher. His crimes, committed ...more

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#6 of 61 The Scariest Serial Killers In History #1 of 10 10 Killers Who Wore Their Victims' Clotheslisted on Famous American Serial Killers

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Albert Fish is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list We Asked, You Answered: Which Serial Killer Would You Most Like To See A New Biographical Movie Made
Dec. at 66 (1870-1936)

Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

Hamilton Howard "Albert" Fish (May 19, 1870 – January 16, 1936) was an American serial killer, child rapist and cannibal. He was also known as the Gray Man, the Werewolf of Wysteria, ...more

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#8 of 19 The Creepiest Wikipedia Pages #12 of 61 The Scariest Serial Killers In Historylisted on Famous American Serial Killers

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Dennis Rader is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list We Asked, You Answered: Which Serial Killer Would You Most Like To See A New Biographical Movie Made
Age: 73

Birthplace: Pittsburg, Kansas, United States of America

Dennis Lynn Rader (born March 9, 1945) is an American serial killer known as BTK or the BTK Strangler. He gave himself the name "BTK" (for "Bind, Torture, Kill"). Between ...more

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#20 of 61 The Scariest Serial Killers In History #6 of 11 We Asked, You Answered: Which Serial Killer (Living Or Dead) Would You Want To Be Pen Pals With?listed on Famous American Serial Killers

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Zodiac Killer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list We Asked, You Answered: Which Serial Killer Would You Most Like To See A New Biographical Movie Made
Zodiac Killer is the pseudonym of an unidentified serial killer who operated in Northern California from at least the late 1960s to the early 1970s. The Zodiac murdered victims in Benicia, ...more

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Scientists Recreated The Zodiac Killer's Mind And It'll Write Poetry With You #27 of 61 The Scariest Serial Killers In History #7 of 17 17 Historical Mysteries People Would Really Like Answers To

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Dennis Nilsen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list We Asked, You Answered: Which Serial Killer Would You Most Like To See A New Biographical Movie Made
Age: 73

Birthplace: Fraserburgh, United Kingdom

Dennis Andrew Nilsen (23 November 1945 – 12 May 2018) was a Scottish serial killer and necrophile who murdered at least twelve young men between 1978 and 1983 in London, England. Convicted at ...more

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#25 of 61 The Scariest Serial Killers In History #11 of 20 Highly Disturbing Letters From Serial Killers #2 of 7 7 Serial Killers Who Were Caught by Acts Of Kindness To Their Victims

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Elizabeth Báthory... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list We Asked, You Answered: Which Serial Killer Would You Most Like To See A New Biographical Movie Made
Dec. at 54 (1560-1614)

Birthplace: Nyírbátor, Hungary

Countess Elizabeth Báthory de Ecsed (Hungarian: Báthory Erzsébet, (IPA [ˈbaːtori ˈɛrʒeːbɛt]) Slovak: Alžbeta Bátoriová ; 7 August 1560 – 21 August 1614) was a ...more

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#1 of 14 The Most Ruthless Queens And Female Rulers Of All Time #26 of 61 The Scariest Serial Killers In History #2 of 10 Horrifying True Stories That Are Just Like The Blair Witch Mythology

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Richard Kuklinski is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list We Asked, You Answered: Which Serial Killer Would You Most Like To See A New Biographical Movie Made
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David Berkowitz is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list We Asked, You Answered: Which Serial Killer Would You Most Like To See A New Biographical Movie Made
Age: 65

Birthplace: New York City, New York

David Richard Berkowitz (born Richard David Falco; June 1, 1953), also known as the Son of Sam and the .44 Caliber Killer, is an American serial killer who pleaded guilty to eight separate ...more

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#36 of 61 The Scariest Serial Killers In History #6 of 11 Inconsequential Crimes That Led To Huge Breaks In Major Caseslisted on Famous American Serial Killers

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Robert Lee Yates is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list We Asked, You Answered: Which Serial Killer Would You Most Like To See A New Biographical Movie Made
Age: 66

Birthplace: Spokane, Washington

Robert Lee Yates Jr. (born May 27, 1952) is an American serial killer from Spokane, Washington. From 1996 to 1998, Yates is known to have murdered at least 13 women, all of whom were sex workers ...more

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#19 of 41 The Most Prolific American Serial Killers #18 of 19 The Serial Killers Who Seemed the Most Normallisted on Famous American Serial Killers

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Jerry Brudos is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list We Asked, You Answered: Which Serial Killer Would You Most Like To See A New Biographical Movie Made
Jerry Brudos Dec. at 67 (1939-2006)

Birthplace: Webster, South Dakota

Jerome Henry "Jerry" Brudos (January 31, 1939 – March 28, 2006) was an American serial killer and necrophile who committed the murders of at least four women in Oregon between 1968 and

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#5 of 10 10 Killers Who Wore Their Victims' Clothes #6 of 14 14 Serial Killers Who Practiced Necrophilialisted on Famous American Serial Killers