7 Must-Watch Movies About Maniacs

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American Psycho (2000) 

This is a satirical psychological film directed by Mary Harron. The story is about Patrick Bateman, a wealthy investment banker with a hidesn psychopathic side. Things get out of hand when his illogical fantasies escalate and he decides to pursue an unregulated course of action.

The Cabinet of Mr. Caligari (1920) 

This silent horror film directed by Robert Wiene is considered one of the classics in German expressionist cinema. The story is of an insane hypnotist who uses a brainwashed somnambulist to commit murders.

Ek Hasina Thi (2004) 

This mystery thriller by Sriram Raghavan was his debut feature film. The film is about Sarika, who falls in love with a charming man but is framed by him for a crime. She turns extremely vindictive during her time in prison and plans her revenge. 

The Silence of Lambs (1991) 

This psychological thriller film is directed by Jonathan Demme. The film is about Clarice Starling, an FBI trainee who seeks help from Hannibal Lecter, a psychopathic serial killer and former psychiatrist. The FBI needs him in order to crack the case on another serial killer, Buffalo Bill. 

7th Khoon Maaf (2011) 

This is a black comedy film directed by Vishal Bhardwaj. The film is about Susanna, who will go to any extent to find love in its purest form. In the process of looking for the perfect man, she gets married a number of times each time leading to a death.  

Sigappu Rojakkal (1978) 

This is a psychological thriller film written and directed by Bharathirajaa. The story is about Dileep, an industrialist who has a humble exterior but has a morally wrong side to him. Finding it hard to put his dark past behind him, he makes decisions that lead him to an asylum. 

A Clockwork Orange (1971) 

This is a dystopian film by Stanley Kubrick, based on Anthony Burgess's 1962 novel with the same title. The story is about Alex who is imprisoned and in order to reduce his sentence, he volunteers for an experiment by the government which goes extremely wrong.