Fictional serial killers

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  1. Michael Myers

    Michael Myers

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    Michael Myers is a fictional character from the Halloween series of slasher films. He first appears in John Carpenter's Halloween (1978) as a young boy who murders his older sister, then fifteen years later returns home to murder more teenagers. In the original Halloween, the adult Michael Myers, referred to as The Shape in the closing credits, was portrayed by Nick Castle for most of the film, with Tony Moran and Tommy Lee Wallace substituting in during the final scenes. He was created by Debra Hill and John Carpenter. Michael Myers has appeared in ten films, as well as novels, a video game and several comic books.


  2. Catherine Tramell

    Catherine Tramell

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    Catherine Tramell is a fictional character in the film Basic Instinct (1992) and its sequel, Basic Instinct 2 (2006). She is played by Sharon Stone in both films. In Basic Instinct, Tramell is the antagonist and love interest of washed-up detective Nick Curran. In the sequel, she is the protagonist.


  3. Dexter Morgan

    Dexter Morgan

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    Dexter 'Dex' Morgan is a fictional character and the antihero of a series of novels by Jeff Lindsay, including Darkly Dreaming Dexter (2004), Dearly Devoted Dexter (2005), Dexter in the Dark (2007), Dexter by Design (2009), Dexter Is Delicious (2010) and Double Dexter (2011). In 2006, the first novel was adapted into the Showtime TV series Dexter and its companion web series Dexter: Early Cuts. A seventh novel written by Jeff Lindsay entitled Dexter's Final Cut was released in September 2013.


  4. Jean-Baptiste Grenouille

    Jean-Baptiste Grenouille

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    Jean-Baptiste Grenouille is the protagonist from Patrick Süskind's novel Perfume, published in 1985. Grenouille is born with an extreme form of hyperosmia (an abnormally strong sense of smell), which eventually leads to him becoming a serial killer.


  5. Joker

    Joker

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    American, Criminal

  6. Fred Krueger

    Fred Krueger

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    Frederick Charles "Freddy" Krueger is a fictional character and the primary antagonist of the A Nightmare on Elm Street film series. He appears in Wes Craven's A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) as a disfigured serial killer who uses a glove armed with razors to kill his victims in their dreams, causing their deaths in the waking world as well. However, whenever he is put into the real world, he has normal human vulnerability. Krueger was created by Wes Craven, and had been consistently portrayed by Robert Englund since his first appearance. In the 2010 remake he was portrayed by Academy Award-nominee Jackie Earle Haley.


  7. Patrick Bateman

    Patrick Bateman

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    Patrick Bateman is a fictional character, the antihero and narrator of the novel American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis, and its film adaptation. He has also briefly appeared in other Ellis novels.


  8. May

    May (2002)

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    May is a 2002 American horror film written and directed by Lucky McKee in his directorial debut. Starring Angela Bettis, Jeremy Sisto, Anna Faris, and James Duval, the film follows a lonely young woman (Bettis) traumatized by a difficult childhood, and her increasingly desperate attempts to connect with the people around her.


  9. Lumen Ann Pierce

    Lumen Ann Pierce

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    Lumen Ann Pierce is a fictional character portrayed by Julia Stiles in the fifth season of the Showtime television series Dexter. Lumen is introduced in the third episode of the fifth season as a rape victim of Boyd Fowler. The character remains for the rest of the season, and leaves following the season five finale, "The Big One".


  10. Victor Creed

    Victor Creed

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    Sabretooth (Victor Creed) is a fictional character, a Marvel Comics supervillain created by writer Chris Claremont and artist/co-writer John Byrne. The character first appeared in Iron Fist #14 (August 1977). Originally portrayed as a non-powered serial killer, Sabretooth is later written as a mutant who possesses bestial superhuman abilities, most notably a rapid healing factor, razor-sharp fangs and claws, and superhuman senses. He is a vicious assassin responsible for numerous deaths both as a paid mercenary and for his personal pleasure.


  11. Sweeney Todd

    Sweeney Todd

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    Sweeney Todd is a fictional character who first appeared as the antagonist of the Victorian penny dreadful The String of Pearls (1846–1847). Claims that Sweeney Todd was a historical person are strongly disputed by scholars, although there are possible legendary prototypes, arguably making the story of Sweeney Todd an early example of an urban legend.


  12. Dr. Beth Garner

    Dr. Beth Garner

    337 views

  13. Lila Tournay

    Lila Tournay

    302 views

  14. GhostFace Phone Voice (Scream)

    GhostFace Phone Voice (Scream)

    220 views

    Ghostface is a fictional identity adopted by the primary antagonists in the Scream series of slasher films. The character is voiced by Roger L. Jackson regardless of who is behind the mask. The character first appeared in Scream (1996) as a disguise used by teenagers Billy Loomis (Skeet Ulrich) and Stu Macher (Matthew Lillard) during their killing spree in the fictional town of Woodsboro. Ghostface was created by Wes Craven and Kevin Williamson. The mask is based on The Scream painting by Edvard Munch and was created and designed by Fun World employee Brigitte Sleiertin as a Halloween costume prior to being discovered by Marianne Maddalena and Craven for the film.


  15. Hannibal 8yrs

    Hannibal 8yrs

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    Dr. Hannibal Lecter is a famous fictional character in a series of horror novels by Thomas Harris and in the films adapted from them.


  16. Norman Bates

    Norman Bates

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    Fictional character in the horror movies Psycho 1, 2, 3, and 4.


  17. Chucky

    Chucky

    180 views
    American, Criminal

  18. Cartman

    Cartman

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    Eric Theodore Cartman is a fictional character in the American animated television series South Park. One of four main characters, along with Stan Marsh, Kyle Broflovski, and Kenny McCormick, he is often portrayed as the series' main antagonist and in opposition to his friends, who commonly refer to him by his last name. He debuted on television when South Park first aired on August 13, 1997; he had earlier appeared in The Spirit of Christmas shorts created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone in 1992 (Jesus vs. Frosty) and 1995 (Jesus vs. Santa).


  19. Mrs. Lovett

    Mrs. Lovett

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    Mrs. Lovett is a fictional character appearing in many adaptations of the story Sweeney Todd. She is most commonly referred to as Nellie, although Margery, Maggie, Sarah, Shirley, Wilhemina and Claudetta are other names she has been given. First appearing in the penny dreadful serial The String of Pearls, it is debated if she was based on an actual person or not. The character also appears in modern media related to Sweeney Todd including the Stephen Sondheim musical and its 2007 film adaptation.


  20. Amanda Young

    Amanda Young

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    Amanda Young is a fictional character in the Saw franchise. She is portrayed by Shawnee Smith. At first a minor character in the original film, her role expanded in the sequels until she became one of the most important characters in the series, being the only character besides Jigsaw himself to have been featured in every Saw film.


  21. Davis Bloome

    Davis Bloome

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    Doomsday is a supervillain who appears in comic books published by DC Comics. Doomsday first appeared as a cameo in Superman: The Man of Steel #17 (November 1992) with his first full appearance in Superman: The Man of Steel #18 (December 1992). He was created by writer-artist Dan Jurgens.


  22. Tiffany

    Tiffany

    131 views
    American, Criminal

  23. Francis Dolarhyde

    Francis Dolarhyde

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    Francis Dolarhyde is a fictional character and the main antagonist featured in Thomas Harris' novel Red Dragon.


  24. Tom Ripley

    Tom Ripley

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    Thomas "Tom" Ripley is a fictional character in a series of crime novels by Patricia Highsmith, as well as several film adaptations. The series of five novels based around Ripley's exploits is collectively called "the Ripliad.".


  25. Hannah McKay

    Hannah McKay

    83 views

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