thrill killer

thrill killer

One who derives excitement or pleasure from murdering people. I think our suspect is a thrill killer and really enjoys carrying out these violent crimes.
See also: killer, thrill
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Back on the streets easy prey for the thrill killer.
Played by Kevin Costner in what may be the most demanding role of his career, Earl Brooks is an ingeniously methodical thrill killer who hates his criminal compulsion but enjoys the hell out of planning and acting on it.
There are many montages of TV news reports from the time, as if Vietnam and hippies and the moon landing were somehow related to the crimes of an ingenious thrill killer.
Dahmer expresses panic and guilt in the immediate aftermath of this impulsive attack, which doesn't exactly fit the classic psychology of the sociopathic thrill killer.
Her movie resume includes a psychotronic debut as a very angry, very indulgent teen-age thrill killer in the micro-budgeted independent ``The Doom Generation,'' and a memorable bit as the high school tartlet who got sliced up by an automatic garage door in ``Scream.
Thrill killer Archie "Mad Dog" McCafferty was flying into Britain this morning after being kicked out of Australia.
Also performing are Las Vegas based bands, The Thrill Killers and Wicked Garden.
The kids were exactly what I believe they were [and said] on opening statement that day, and that was that they were thrill killers.
Had this order been followed relentlessly, there could have been reduced chances for thrill killers to mow down five people in Quezon City just as what happened recently.
The cops are looking into the possibility that this is not the first time for the suspected thrill killers.
The moral ugliness of the film iscompounded by the murderous ways of the sheriff Thankfully there is no attempt to make any psychological sense out of this - the family are typical thrill killers, simple psychopaths.
Carol explained: "Quite a few were thrill killers, where power is the first motive and sex comes close behind.
Ethical hunters are not thrill killers and do not ordinarily view their game as "pests"; rather, they have a great deal of respect and even reverence for the animals they pursue.
In fact, on one of his walls hangs a poster for Swoon, the 1992 film in which Chester portrayed Nathan Leopold, half the pair of Jewish thrill killers (and gay lovers) Leopold and Loeb.
Meanwhile, the Philippine National Police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) has sent a six-man team to help Quezon City police investigators go after the thrill killers.