Legal and law institutions use a psychopathy checklist called the PCL-R. It is a 20 question checklist rating psychopathic behaviors and traits such as manipulativeness and superficial charm, as well as previous juvenile delinquent acts and lifestyle choices. Knowing this, I’d like to discuss a popular movie with famous actress Kathy Bates, Misery. Annie Wilkes is a complex character; she is devoutly religious but has severe behavior and personality issues. During Annie Wilkes’ episodes in the movie, there is a side of her that is shown that can be considered psychopathic.
Serial Killers, what are they? Criminals, Psychopaths, and Charming? Believe it or not, most serial killers share traits of charm, kindness, and charisma. Some can use these traits in their favor, seducing victims and the public alike. These combined traits mimic their humanity and empathy for other human beings, making them the most dangerous and sinister predators of all. Here are some of the most charming serial killers that we have seen so far.