The Silence of the Lambs (1991): A young FBI cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims.
Se7en (1995): A serial killer uses the seven deadly sins as the template for his killing spree.
Mr. Brooks (2007): Mr. Brooks, a successful businessman, a generous philanthropist, a loving father, and a devoted husband, is seemingly perfect, but he has a secret. He is also the notorious Thumbprint Killer, and no one has ever suspected it until now.
Criminal Minds (TV Series): A group of profilers analyze the nation's most dangerous criminal minds in an effort to anticipate their next moves before they strike again.
Dexter (TV Series): A likeable Miami police forensics expert moonlights as a serial killer of criminals who he believes have escaped justice.