Friday , 20 September 2019

15 Most Thrilling True Crime Documentaries You Can Stream Right Now

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I LOVE YOU, NOW DIE

Rotten Tomatoes: 96%

Watch on: HBO

Michelle Carter stands trial for sending aggressive texts to her boyfriend encouraging suicide before he was found dead by suicide in his car.

THE WITNESS

Rotten Tomatoes: 90%

Watch on: Amazon Prime

Bill Genovese investigates the 1964 murder of his sister Kitty Genovese, a New York woman who was attacked while 38 people allegedly did nothing to help her.

CASTING JONBENET

Rotten Tomatoes: 81%

Watch on: Netflix

After two decades of media speculation and public fascination, filmmakers explore the macabre legacy of the world’s most famous child-murder case.

THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE

Rotten Tomatoes: 93%

Watch on: Netflix

Filmmakers Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon examine a 1989 case of five teenagers who were wrongfully convicted of raping a woman. After they had spent from 6 to 13 years in prison, a serial rapist confessed to the crime.

AMANDA KNOX

Rotten Tomatoes: 83%

Watch on: Netflix

The story of the trial, conviction, and acquittal of Amanda Knox for the murder of an exchange student in Italy.

TICKLED

Rotten Tomatoes: 94%

Watch on: Hulu

A journalist intends to document an international tickling competition for kicks. Instead, he finds a bizarre and even threatening world created by a bully with deep pockets.

MAKING A MURDERER

Rotten Tomatoes: 84%

Watch on: Netflix

Filmed over a 10-year period, Steven Avery, a DNA exoneree who, while in the midst of exposing corruption in local law enforcement, finds himself the prime suspect in a grisly new crime.

GRINGO: THE DANGEROUS LIFE OF JOHN MCAFEE

Rotten Tomatoes: 100%

Watch on: Netflix

Filmmaker Nanette Burstein tries to unravel the strange behavior of John McAfee, who left his life as a software mogul to become a recluse in the jungles of Belize.

ABDUCTED IN PLAIN SIGHT

Rotten Tomatoes: 76%

Watch on: Netflix

In 1974, 12-year-old Jan Broberg is abducted from a small church-going community in Idaho by a trusted neighbor and close family friend.

THE INVENTOR: OUT FOR BLOOD IN SILICON VALLEY

Rotten Tomatoes: 75%

Watch on: HBO

The story of Theranos, a multi-billion dollar tech company, its founder Elizabeth Holmes, the youngest self-made female billionaire, and the massive fraud that collapsed the company.

AMERICAN VANDAL

Rotten Tomatoes: 98%

Watch on: Netflix

A true-crime satire that explores the aftermath of a costly high school prank that left twenty-seven faculty cars vandalized with phallic images.

EVIL GENIUS

Rotten Tomatoes: 80%

Watch on: Netflix

The four-part series follows the high-profile 2003 incident often referred to as the “collar bomb” or “pizza bomber” case.

LONG SHOT

Rotten Tomatoes: 85%

Watch on: Netflix

An innocent man is accused of murder, leading his attorney on a wild chase to confirm his alibi using raw footage from a television show.

THE KEEPERS

Rotten Tomatoes: 97%

Watch on: Netflix

A seven-part docuseries about the unsolved murder of a nun and the horrific secrets and pain that linger nearly five decades after her death.

THE STAIRCASE

Rotten Tomatoes: 94%

Watch on: Netflix

The high-profile murder trial of American novelist Michael Peterson following the death of his wife in 2001.

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