I Am Not A Serial Killer

  • USA
  • 2016
  • MA 15+
  • 104 MIN
  • 29 Sep 2016

Cast and Crew

  • Max Records
  • Christopher Lloyd
  • Laura Fraser
  • Karl Geary
  • Directed By: Billy O'Brien
  • Screenplay by: Christopher Hyde & Billy O'Brien
  • Based on a novel by: Dan Wells
  • Produced by: James Harris, Mark Lane & Nick Ryan
  • Music By: Adrian Johnston
  • Cinematography by: Robbie Ryan

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About I Am Not A Serial Killer

Since its premiere at SXSW earlier this year, I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER has been wooing festival audiences around the globe. Based on Dan Wells’ novel of the same name, it tells the story of John Wayne Cleaver, a 16–year–old outsider, obsessed by serial killers, who sets out to discover the truth behind a series of grisly murders in his mid–western backwater town, only to set off a deadly cat and mouse game with one of the most unlikely screen villains in movie history.

Fans of WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE will be blown away by the reemergence of a now teenage Max Records as John Wayne Cleaver, as will BACK TO THE FUTURE fans be to see the great Christopher Lloyd back where he belongs, on the big screen!

Masterfully directed by Irish director Billy O’Brien, I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER is dark and atmospheric, with an understated counter-culture cool that’ll resonate with you ’til your dying breath – absolutely one of the must see films of the year!

“A diabolical little genre-defying tale that combines a dash of dark humor with a larger dose of just plain darkness.”


“Breathtakingly innovative, delightfully ghoulish, and insightfully unconventional.”

Austin Chronicle

“Don’t let it pass you by. This is one of the best movies of the year.”

F This Movie

“An effective blend of drama, mystery, horror, dark comedy and sci-fi. It deserves to become a cult classic.”

NYC Movie Guru

“Exquisitely acted and creepy as hell. Christopher Lloyd gives one of the year's most essential-to-see performances.”

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  • Official Selection

    SXSW 2016

  • Official Selection

    Melbourne International Film Festival 2016

  • Official Selection

    Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival

  • Official Selection

    Fantasia International Film Festival

  • Official Selection

    London Film Festival

  • Official Selection

    Sydney Underground Film Festival

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