Top rated movies with a malevolent character that have a nutcase

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a malevolent character featuring a nutcase! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a malevolent character featuring a nutcase, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Ninth Configuration (1980)

Col. Vincent Kane is a military psychiatrist who takes charge of an army mental hospital situated in a secluded castle. Among Kane's many eccentric patients is Capt. Billy Cutshaw, a troubled astronaut in the midst of an existential crisis. Although Kane's own grasp on sanity is questionable, he manages to engage Cutshaw in a series of thoughtful conversations about science and faith that deeply affect the lives of both men.

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1980-02-29 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Stacy Keach, Scott Wilson

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    loony character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    absolutely insane
  3. Ranked #2 for
    completely insane

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2 Gangster No. 1 (2000)

An old gangster is advised that Freddie Mays would leave jail after thirty years in prison. His mood changes and he recalls when he was a young punk and who joined Freddie's gang—a man he both envied and ultimately betrayed.

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2000-06-09 | Action / Drama

Cast

Paul Bettany, Malcolm McDowell

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    brutal violence
  2. Ranked #2 for
    ferocious
  3. Ranked #2 for
    vicious

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3 The Hitch-Hiker (1953)

Ray and Gilbert's fishing trip takes a terrifying turn when the hitchhiker they pick up turns out to be a sociopath on the run from the law. He's killed before, and he lets the two know that as soon as they're no longer useful, he'll kill again. The two friends plot an escape, but the hitchhiker's peculiar physical affliction, an eye that never closes even when he sleeps, makes it impossible for them to tell when they can make a break for it.

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1953-03-30 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Edmond O'Brien, Frank Lovejoy

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    trigger-happy
  2. Ranked #2 for
    disturbed man
  3. Ranked #2 for
    compact

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4 Downfall (2004)

In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still achieve victory and orders his generals and advisers to fight to the last man. When the end finally does come, and Hitler lies dead by his own hand, what is left of his military must find a way to end the killing that is the Battle of Berlin, and lay down their arms in surrender.

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2004-09-08 | Drama / History

Cast

Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara

Rating

rating icon 7.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    raving lunatic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sympathetic portrayal
  3. Ranked #1 for
    ultimate downfall

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5 The Sacrament (2013)

A fashion photographer is traveling to meet his sister at Eden Parish. Once there, his friends begin to film interviews with the Eden Parish inhabitants, all of whom speak of the commune in glowing terms. However, they soon discover that there is a sinister edge to the commune that belies the seemingly peaceful setting.

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2013-09-02 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Joe Swanberg, AJ Bowen

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    obvious
  2. Ranked #4 for
    nut job
  3. Ranked #4 for
    truly horrifying

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6 Penny Dreadful (2006)

Young Penny goes on a retreat with her psychologist; the intention is to help her overcome her phobia, an intense fear of cars. Unexpected events find her in a nightmarish situation where her worst fears come true.

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2006-11-10 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Rachel Miner, Mimi Rogers

Rating

rating icon 5.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    locked in
  2. Ranked #3 for
    nut job
  3. Ranked #4 for
    panic-striker

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7 Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988)

Doctor Channard is sent a new patient, a girl warning of the terrible creatures that have destroyed her family, Cenobites who offer the most intense sensations of pleasure and pain. But Channard has been searching for the doorway to Hell for years, and Kirsty must follow him to save her father and witness the power struggles among the newly damned.

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1988-12-23 | Horror

Cast

Ashley Laurence, Clare Higgins

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hellish
  2. Ranked #2 for
    haunting visual
  3. Ranked #6 for
    more horrifying

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8 When a Stranger Calls (1979)

A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.

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1979-10-26 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Carol Kane, Charles Durning

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with suspenseful moments
  2. Ranked #1 for
    genuinely tense
  3. Ranked #2 for
    hair-raising

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9 Will Penny (1967)

Will Penny, an aging cowpoke, takes a job on a ranch which requires him to ride the line of the property looking for trespassers or, worse, squatters. He finds that his cabin in the high mountains has been appropriated by a woman whose guide to Oregon has deserted her and her son. Too ashamed to kick mother and child out just as the bitter winter of the mountains sets in, he agrees to share the cabin until the spring thaw. But it isn't just the snow that slowly thaws; the lonely man and woman soon forget their mutual hostility and start developing a deep love for one another.

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1967-12-19 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Charlton Heston, Joan Hackett

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    always dependable actor
  2. Ranked #1 for
    rugged
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fine supporting cast

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10 Damien: Omen II (1978)

Since the sudden and highly suspicious death of his parents, 12-year-old Damien has been in the charge of his wealthy aunt and uncle. Widely feared to be the Antichrist, Damien relentlessly plots to seize control of his uncle's business empire—and the world. Anyone attempting to unravel the secrets of Damien's sinister past or fiendish future meets with a swift and cruel demise.

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1978-06-09 | Horror

Cast

William Holden, Lee Grant

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unholy
  2. Ranked #2 for
    ominous tone
  3. Ranked #2 for
    dark and ominous

Trailer

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