Top rated movies with standout performance that have a gruesome killing

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

1 Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019)

A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.

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2019-05-02 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Zac Efron, Lily Collins

Rating

rating icon 7.015
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    charismatic acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    vile
  3. Ranked #1 for
    downright evil

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2 The Sparring Partner (2022)

Adapted from a sensational real-life case in 2013, the intricate story begins when a young man partners with his friend to murder and dismember his parents. Pleading not guilty, the defense attorneys soon turn on each other, as the defendants play the devil and idiot game. Meanwhile, heated debates emerge inside the jury room, where nine jurors grapple with the truth.

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2022-10-27 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Yeung Wai-Lun, Mak Pui-Tung

Rating

rating icon 7.167
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for deliberation
  2. Ranked #1 for
    flimsy
  3. Ranked #2 for
    ordinary man

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3 Knives Out (2019)

When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan's untimely death.

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2019-11-27 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Daniel Craig, Chris Evans

Rating

rating icon 7.849
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    whodunit
  2. Ranked #1 for
    top-notch casting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    eclectic cast

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4 The Dry (2021)

Aaron Falk returns to his drought-stricken hometown to attend a tragic funeral. But his return opens a decades-old wound - the unsolved death of a teenage girl.

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2021-01-01 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Eric Bana, Genevieve O'Reilly

Rating

rating icon 6.813
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    world-class
  2. Ranked #2 for
    totally absorbing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    perfectly constructed

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5 Murder Mystery 2 (2023)

After starting their own detective agency, Nick and Audrey Spitz land a career-making case when their billionaire pal is kidnapped from his wedding.

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2023-03-28 | Mystery / Comedy

Cast

Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston

Rating

rating icon 6.441
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lavish
  2. Ranked #1 for
    slapping knee
  3. Ranked #1 for
    extravagant

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6 The Little Things (2021)

Deputy Sheriff Joe "Deke" Deacon joins forces with Sgt. Jim Baxter to search for a serial killer who's terrorizing Los Angeles. As they track the culprit, Baxter is unaware that the investigation is dredging up echoes of Deke's past, uncovering disturbing secrets that could threaten more than his case.

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2021-01-28 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Denzel Washington, Rami Malek

Rating

rating icon 6.329
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    damp squib
  2. Ranked #4 for
    psycho
  3. Ranked #4 for
    somewhat unsatisfying

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7 Nitram (2021)

Based on true events, "Nitram" lives with his parents in suburban Australia in the mid-90s. He lives a life of isolation and frustration at never fitting in. As his anger grows, he begins a slow descent into a nightmare that culminates in the most heinous of acts.

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2021-09-30 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Caleb Landry Jones, Judy Davis

Rating

rating icon 6.959
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    heinous crime
  2. Ranked #1 for
    disturbed man
  3. Ranked #1 for
    deeply disturbing

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8 Limbo (2021)

Veteran detective Cham works with rookie cop Will to hunt down the city's serial killer. The investigation leads them to a lair littered with dismembered female limbs, and an ex-con who killed Cham's wife and child years ago...

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2021-11-18 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Gordon Lam, Liu Yase

Rating

rating icon 7.373
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hyper realistic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    seedy underbelly
  3. Ranked #1 for
    high-running emotions

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9 The Good Nurse (2022)

Suspicious that her colleague is responsible for a series of mysterious patient deaths, a nurse risks her own life to uncover the truth.

Info

2022-10-19 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Jessica Chastain, Eddie Redmayne

Rating

rating icon 6.907
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    high caliber
  2. Ranked #2 for
    consistently engaged
  3. Ranked #2 for
    captivating directing

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10 Just Mercy (2019)

The powerful true story of Harvard-educated lawyer Bryan Stevenson, who goes to Alabama to defend the disenfranchised and wrongly condemned — including Walter McMillian, a man sentenced to death despite evidence proving his innocence. Bryan fights tirelessly for Walter with the system stacked against them.

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2019-12-25 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Michael B. Jordan, Brie Larson

Rating

rating icon 7.882
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    miscarriage of justice
  2. Ranked #1 for
    innocent man
  3. Ranked #2 for
    impactful

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