Whether it’s watching a mystery unfold or the suspense of trying to figure out what really happened that gets you hooked, it’s hard to deny the widespread fascination with true crime. Lucky for you there has been a surge of documentaries in this very genre in recent years, giving you plenty of puzzling crimes to digest.
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Making a Murderer – He served 18 years for a crime he didn’t commit. Now he’s on the line again, and some want to see him put away for good. | Netflix
Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes – “I’m not an animal and I’m not crazy… I’m just a normal individual.” – Ted Bundy | Netflix
The Jinx – Robert Durst, scion of NY’s billionaire real estate family has been accused of three murders over the past 30 years, but never convicted. Brilliant and reclusive, he has not spoken publicly – until now. | HBO NOW
The Keepers – Who killed Sister Cathy? | Netflix
The Staircase – On December 9th, 2001, Kathleen Peterson was found dead at the bottom of a staircase. Did he do it? | Netflix
The Central Park Five – The 1989 case of five black and Latino teenagers who were convicted of raping a white woman in Central Park. After having spent between 6 and 13 years each in prison, a serial rapist confessed to the crime. | Google Play Movies & TV
The Innocent Man – Two murders, four convictions, and a town full of secrets. Based on John Grisham’s only true crime best-seller. | Netflix
Evil Genius – 2:28 PM. August 28, 2003. A man walks into a bank with a bomb locked around his neck. | Netflix
Mommy Dead and Dearest – Things are not always as they appear, especially in the case of Dee Dee and Gypsy Rose, and what starts out as a grisly tale of matricide morphs into a rabbit hole of deception. | HBO NOW
Amanda Knox – Amanda Knox. The boyfriend. The reporter. The prosecutor. It’s all a matter of perspective. | Netflix
Wormwood – How big does the conspiracy go? Uncover the truth behind the CIA, LSD, mind control… and the death of a family man. | Netflix
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