A killer is someone or something that kills, such as a murderer.
Killer may also refer to:


  • Killer (pool)
    Killer (pool)
    Killer or killers is a multi-player folk variant of straight pool in which each player is assigned a set number of "lives" and takes one shot per to attempt to a ball, or else lose a life. Usually if the player then an additional life is lost...

    , a multi-player pocket billiards (pool) game
  • Killer (card game), a climbing card game related to tien len
  • Killer (game), a parlor game played with cards and candles
  • Assassin (game)
    Assassin (game)
    Assassin is a live-action game...

    , or killer, a live-action role-playing game
  • Killer (role-playing game)
    Killer (role-playing game)
    Killer: The Game of Assassination is a live action role-playing game derived from the traditional assassin game. Created by American game designer Steve Jackson and first published in 1981 or 1982 by his own game company, Steve Jackson Games, Killer is one of the oldest set of rules having being...

    , an official live action role-playing game set of rules, derived from the precedent and first published by Steve Jackson Games in 1982
  • Killer, a variant of the game of darts

Films and television

  • Killer! (1969 film) An alternative title for This Man Must Die.
  • The Killer (1972 film), a Hong Kong film produced by Shaw Brothers Studio
  • "Killer" (Taggart), the 1983 pilot episode and title of the later re-named Scottish detective TV series, Taggart
    Taggart is a Scottish detective television programme, created by Glenn Chandler, who has written many of the episodes, and made by STV Productions for the ITV network...

  • Killer! (1989 film) (video title: The Killer), a 1989 American film
  • The Killer (1989 film), directed by John Woo and starring Chow Yun Fat
  • Killer (1991 film)
    Killer (1991 film)
    Killer is a 1991 Telugu Action thriller film directed by Fazil. The film stars Nagarjuna Akkineni, Nagma, Sharada in important roles. The film was also dubbed into Tamil as Easwar.-Plot:...

    , a Telugu film starring Akkineni Nagarjuna
  • Killer (1994 film) (a.k.a. Bulletproof Heart), a film starring Anthony LaPaglia, Mimi Rogers, and featuring Peter Boyle
  • Killer: A Journal of Murder
    Killer: A Journal of Murder
    Killer: A Journal Of Murder is a 1996 American film. It is based on the life of serial killer Carl Panzram, and uses passages of his biography.-Plot outline:...

    , a 1996 film about serial killer Carl Panzram
  • Killer (1998 film)
    Killer (1998 film)
    Killer is a 1998 French-Kazakhstani crime drama film directed by Darezhan Omirbaev.-Plot:Marat is a chauffeur who, following a traffic accident, finds himself in debt. When his baby becomes ill, he agrees to murder a journalist in order to earn some money.-Awards:Killer won the Un Certain Regard...

    , a French/Kazakhstani crime drama
  • Killer (video)
    Killer (video)
    Killer is the sixth music-VHS and the first music-DVD by the Berlin punk rock band Die Ärzte. The 2009 DVD "Overkiller" is a expansion of that. The video is a Videoclip-accumulation.- Intro :When the DVD starts, you fly through the following cities:...

    , a music DVD by Die Ärzte - first released in 1999
  • Killer: Dead or Alive
    Killer: Dead or Alive
    Killer: Dead or Alive is a 2006 thriller film that was directed by Scott Shaw.This film stars Scott Shaw and Kevin Thompson as Michael Black and Raphael X. This film begins in the jungle where the two lead characters are sent to rescue a girl who is being stalked by a monster...

    , a 2006 thriller film
  • The Killer (2006 film)
    The Killer (2006 film)
    The Killer is a 2006 Bollywood thriller directed by Hasnain Hyderabadwala and Raksha Mistry, and starring Emraan Hashmi, Irrfan Khan and Nisha Kothari. Hashmi appears in the film as a taxi driver while Irrfan Khan stars as a hitman, who uses him to drive around places where he has to kill off his...

    , a Bollywood film starring Emraan Hashmi and Irrfan Khan
  • The Killer (2007 film), a horror short starring Michael Learned
    Michael Learned
    Michael Learned is an American actress known for her role as Olivia Walton on The Waltons.-Personal life:Learned was born in Washington, D.C., the daughter of Elizabeth Duane "Betti" and Bruce Learned, a diplomat. Her maternal grandfather was an attaché for the United States Embassy in Rome...

  • "Killer" (CSI), an episode from the sixth season of the American television series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2006)
  • Ghostface (Scream)
    Ghostface (Scream)
    Ghostface is a fictional identity adopted by the main antagonists in the Scream series of slasher films. The character is voiced by Roger L. Jackson regardless of who is behind the mask...

    , aka "The Killer" - the murderer in the Scream movie series

Books, stories and plays

  • Killer: A Journal of Murder (novel)
    Killer: A Journal of Murder (novel)
    Killer A Journal Of Murder is a 1970 biographical novel by American authors Thomas E. Gaddis and James O. Long. The book was republished in 2002 by Amok Books as Panzram: A Journal Of Murder .-Plot:...

    , a 1970 biographical novel upon which the 1996 film is based
  • The Killer (play), English title of Tueur sans gages, a play by Eugène Ionesco
  • The Killer (1970 novel)
    The Killer (1970 novel)
    The Killer is a 1970 novel by Colin Wilson about Arthur Lingard, a mentally unstable man with a troubled history of crime, incest and extremely violent behavior. He is an inmate at the Rose Hill experimental prison near Sedgefield, serving the last years of an eight-year sentence for a...

     a novel by Colin Wilson
  • The Killer (novel), a 1933 novel by Walter B. Gibson about the fictional character The Shadow
  • The Killer (Perera novel), a novel by Lishan Perera
    Lishan Perera
    Lishan Saliya Perera is a teenage novelist. One of the youngest published authors in the world his novels are available in Asia.-Biography:...

  • "The Killer" (story), a short story by Stephen King
  • The Killer (comic)
    The Killer (comics)
    The Killer is a French comic book by writer Matz and artist Luc Jacamon which follows the life of an unnamed assassin.-Publication history:The series was published in six albums by Casterman...

    , a comic written by Matz


  • Killer (Alice Cooper album), a 1971 rock album by Alice Cooper
  • Killer (Tech N9ne album)
    Killer (Tech N9ne album)
    Killer is the eighth studio album by rapper Tech N9ne. Killers album cover pays homage to Michael Jackson’s iconic "Thriller" album cover. With Killer, Tech N9ne has SoundScanned his 1 millionth album independently....

    , 2008 rap album by Tech N9ne
  • The Killer (Impious album), an album by Impious
    Impious is a Swedish thrash/death metal band.-History:Swedish Swedish thrash/death metal band Impious was formed by Valle Adzic and Martin Åkesson in April 1994. The band had some difficulties finding a permanent drummer, so a friend of theirs, Johan, filled in as a session drummer. Shortly after...

  • "Killer" (Kiss song), a song by Kiss
  • "Killer" (Adamski song)
    Killer (Adamski song)
    "Killer" is a song by Adamski and Seal. Written by Adam Tinley and Seal and produced by Adamski, "Killer" was Adamski's breakthrough single, but is now more notable for introducing Seal as a vocalist. A major hit in the UK, it reached number one, spending four weeks at the top of the chart in May...

    , a song by Adamski and Seal
  • Killer (Finnish band)
    Killer (Finnish band)
    Killer was a rock band founded in 1999 in Helsinki, Finland. Although Killer was a quartet, vocalist Siiri Nordin was by far the most visible member...

    , an early 2000s Finnish pop band
  • Killer (British band), a 1980s psychobilly band
  • Killer (Swiss band), a 1980s heavy metal music band
  • "The Killer" (Mobile song), a song by Canadian band Mobile
  • "Killer", a song by Van Der Graaf Generator from H to He, Who Am the Only One
    H to He, Who Am the Only One
    H to He, Who Am the Only One is the third album by the British progressive rock band Van der Graaf Generator. It was released in 1970.During the recording of the album, Nic Potter quit the band. Organist Hugh Banton offered to play bass guitar on the two tracks that had not yet been finished. In...

  • "Killer", a song by Boy Kill Boy from Civilian
    Civilian (Boy Kill Boy album)
    Civilian is the debut album by Boy Kill Boy. It was released on May 22, 2006, and reached number 16 in the UK Album Chart.-Track listing:#"Back Again" – 3:06#"On and On" – 3:48#"Suzie" – 3:19#"Six Minutes" – 4:17#"On My Own" – 3:26...

  • "Killer", a song by The Hoosiers from The Trick to Life
    The Trick to Life
    The Trick to Life is the debut album by London indie pop band The Hoosiers. It was released in the UK on October 22, 2007. Four singles were released from the album - "Worried About Ray", "Goodbye Mr A", "Worst Case Scenario" and "Cops and Robbers". The album was released with four different...

  • "Killer", a song by Krokus from Painkiller
    Painkiller (Krokus album)
    Pain Killer is the third album by Krokus. It was recorded at Manor Studios, Oxford, England, and took just six days to produce.- Track listing :Side 1# "Killer" - 3:37# "Werewolf" - 3:03# "Rock Ladies" - 2:45# "Bad Love" - 4:26...


  • Danilo Di Luca
    Danilo Di Luca
    Danilo Di Luca is an Italian professional road racing cyclist who rode for numerous UCI Professional Continental teams throughout his career including Liquigas-Bianchi and . He holds victories in the Giro di Lombardia in 2001, the 2005 UCI ProTour and won both the Giro d'Italia and the spring...

    , professional cyclist
  • Doug Gilmour
    Doug Gilmour
    Douglas Robert Gilmour is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player who is the current general manager of the Kingston Frontenacs of the Ontario Hockey League . During his National Hockey League career, Gilmour played for 7 NHL clubs: the St...

    , ice-hockey player
  • Harmon Killebrew
    Harmon Killebrew
    Harmon Clayton Killebrew , nicknamed "Killer" and "Hammerin' Harmon", was an American professional baseball first baseman, third baseman, and left fielder. During his 22-year career in Major League Baseball , he played for the Washington Senators, a team which later became the Minnesota Twins, and...

    , baseball player
  • Jerry Lee Lewis
    Jerry Lee Lewis
    Jerry Lee Lewis is an American rock and roll and country music singer-songwriter and pianist. An early pioneer of rock and roll music, Lewis's career faltered after he married his young cousin, and he afterwards made a career extension to country and western music. He is known by the nickname 'The...

    , singer/pianist
  • Katlego Mphela
    Katlego Mphela
    Katlego Mphela is a South African footballer who currently plays for Mamelodi Sundowns in the Premier Soccer League and South Africa....

    , footballer
  • Light Yagami
    Light Yagami
    , also known as is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the manga and anime series Death Note. He is an extremely intelligent, athletic, popular, but bored young man who finds the Death Note dropped by the Shinigami Ryuk by sheer chance...

    , the main character of the Japanese manga Death Note


  • Killer, Germany, a village in the town of Burladingen, in the Killertal valley
  • Killer (philately)
    Killer (philately)
    In philately a killer is a particularly heavy type of handstamp consisting of heavy bars, cork impressions or other crude devices used to cancel postage stamps...

    , term for a heavy stamp cancellation mark
  • Killer (computer), an AT&T public-access UNIX machine involved in Operation Sundevil
  • Killer NIC
    Killer NIC
    The Killer NIC , from Bigfoot Networks, is designed to circumvent the Microsoft Windows TCP/IP stack, and handle processing on the card via a dedicated Network Processing Unit. Most standard NIC's are host based, and make use of the primary CPU. It is claimed that the Killer NIC is capable of...

    , a network interface card manufactured by Bigfoot Networks

See also

  • Kiler
    Kiler is a highly successful 1997 Polish comedy by Juliusz Machulski, starring Cezary Pazura, Jerzy Stuhr, Janusz Rewiński and Małgorzata Kożuchowska...

    , a 1997 Polish film
  • Killers (disambiguation)
  • "Killa
    "Killa" is the first single by R&B American group Cherish from their second album The Truth. "Killa" features rap/hip-hop artist Yung Joc. The song is about "not being able to resist the man you know is no good." It is their third single after "Unappreciated" in 2006, and was described by noted UK...

    ", a song by Cherish
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