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Film Genre TV Documentary Label Beyond Home Entertainment Audio English (Dolby Digital 2.0) Running Time 600 Region Coding 4 TV Standard PAL Rating M Consumer Advice Mature themes, violence and sexual references Year of Release 2019 Primary Format - Movies/TV DVD
They are secretly stalking our streets and highways, hiding in plain sight and compelled by one simple motive: the thrill of taking another person's life. Since the 1970s, the USA has produced an estimated 1,400 serial killers – more than double the combined total of the rest of the world. This episode uncovers the psychological, biological and sociological make-up of these dangerous murderers.
The Monster of the Andes: Pedro Lopez
After being violently raped in prison when he was 18 and killing three of his assailants, Pedro Lopez launched an 8-year killing spree that claimed the lives of more than 100 girls in Peru. Widely believed to have committed 300 murders, Lopez is today in prison in Ecuador.
Andrei Chikatilo: Beast of the Ukraine
Andrei Chikatilo, a married man, teacher, and member of the Communist party, began a life of serial child molestation, rape, and murder in the 1970s. He picked up runaways, prostitutes, and children throughout the 1980s, killing and mutilating them in the most horrible ways.
Bobby Joe Long
Go inside the mind of Bobby Joe Long, a serial killer who murdered ten women in seven months. We speak to the detectives who worked the case, the victim who got away, and in a rare archival interview, the killer himself.
The Bloodlust Killer: Mark Shirley
Mark Shirley's perverted desires drove him to torture, stab, and murder a long list of women. Shirley even brutally assaulted a mother of five just to reenact a murder he had committed decades earlier, and today writes to pen pals from his prison cell, describing in graphic detail how he would attack and stab them if he could.
Gary Heidnik: House of Horrors
The grisly scene that greeted Philadelphia authorities in 1987 cemented Gary Heidnik as one of the most sadistic figures of the 20th century. Delve into the mind (and beneath the dilapidated floorboards) of the infamous killer and his cellar of torture.
Sean Vincent Gillis
One of four serial killers tormenting Louisiana in the late 1990s through the early 2000s, Sean Vincent Gillis saw women as a collection of parts – and set about turning them into just that.
Gary Ray Bowles: The I-95 Killer
In 1994, a mysterious drifter went on a violent killing spree leaving a trail of men, brutally killed. Investigators in three states soon realized that they were dealing with a serial killer the press called the “I-95 Killer”, who never stayed in one place for long.