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1. November 84 (2014)

123 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

An investigation film that suggests a possible link between 7 child-murder cold cases in the 1980s.

Director: Stephan Parent | Stars: Yeinbinson Andres, François Beaulieu, Marc Bellemare, Luc Bouille

Votes: 87

2. Deadly Secrets: The Lost Children of Dozier (2016 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary, Crime

The Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, Florida was supposed to be a place where troubled kids could go to straighten out their lives. What these boys found there would instead leave ... See full summary »

Director: Heidi Burke | Star: Alison Chace

Votes: 15

3. Unknown Male Number 1 (2017)

175 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery

A murder, a body, a single piece of unknown DNA. So begins the gripping story of one of the most ambitious forensic investigations ever undertaken. Science and passion collide in this 7-... See full summary »

Director: Hugo Berkeley

Votes: 143

4. Killing for Love (2016)

Unrated | 130 min | Documentary, Crime, Romance

The gruesome murders of Nancy and Derek Haysom in 1985 were an international media sensation. The Haysoms were wealthy, respected members of Virginia society, and the murder conviction of ... See full summary »

Directors: Marcus Vetter, Karin Steinberger | Stars: Imogen Poots, Daniel Brühl, Jens Söring, Chuck Reid

Votes: 1,298

5. Elián (2017)

TV-PG | 108 min | Documentary

66 Metascore

Executive-produced by Alex Gibney, the documentary shares the remarkable story of Elian Gonzalez, the 5-year-old Cuban boy plucked from the Florida Straits on Thanksgiving Day in 1999. ... See full summary »

Directors: Tim Golden, Ross McDonnell | Star: Raúl Esparza

Votes: 136

6. The Missing Screenwriter (2012)

72 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery

Robert Hurley, a Los Angeles-based screenwriter of Notes from the New World, based on Dostoevsky Notes from the Underground, has vanished shortly after reporting harassment from unidentified people.

Director: Vitaly Sumin | Stars: Devorah Lynne Dishington, Ellie Araiza, Vitaly Sumin, Brett Mack

Votes: 10

7. The Blood Is at the Doorstep (2017)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

After Dontre Hamilton was shot 14 times and killed by police in Milwaukee, his family embarks on a quest for answers, justice and reform.

Director: Erik Ljung | Star: Wes Tank

Votes: 127

8. Highway of Tears (2015)

79 min | Documentary

"Highway of Tears" is about the missing or murdered women along a 724 kilometer stretch of highway in northern British Columbia. None of the 18 cold-cases had been solved since 1969, until ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Smiley | Stars: Nathan Fillion, Terry Teegee, Mavis Erickson, Mary Teegee

Votes: 105

9. Unlocking the Truth (2016– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime

Love, lust, murder, mystery, suspense...all the makings of a great dramatic story. The catch? It's not a fictional story. It's real life. This serialized documentary series follows the ... See full summary »

Stars: Ryan Ferguson, Eva Nagao, Tiffani Stone

Votes: 99

10. Disgraced (2017)

TV-14 | 102 min | Documentary, Crime, Sport

The background of the 2003 murder of Baylor basketball player Patrick Dennehy and the attempted, related cover-up of NCAA violations rampant in the Baylor basketball program by Coach Dave Bliss.

Director: Pat Kondelis | Stars: Dave Bliss, Rob Faubion, Roshaun Valentine, Larry S. White

Votes: 386

11. Shadow of Doubt (2013)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

Bob Chappell disappeared... his partner Sue was the only suspect in the eyes of the Tasmania police. She faltered on details, they were convinced she was a liar AND a murderer. Her family fight to overturn a 26 year conviction.

Director: Eve Ash

Votes: 7

12. Gone: The Forgotten Women of Ohio (2017)

TV-14 | Documentary

A gripping eight-part documentary series follows Academy Award nominated filmmaker, Joe Berlinger, as he investigates a series of mysterious deaths and disappearances in the small rust-belt town of Chillicothe, Ohio.

Stars: Joe Berlinger, Angela Clemente, Steve Bongardt, George W. Lavender Jr.

Votes: 188

13. One of Us (IV) (2017)

95 min | Documentary

79 Metascore

Penetrating the insular world of New York's Hasidic community, focusing on three individuals driven to break away despite threats of retaliation.

Directors: Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady | Stars: Etty, Chani Getter, Ari Hershkowitz, Luzer Twersky

Votes: 3,799

14. Rocco (2016)

TV-MA | 105 min | Documentary

A behind-the-scene account of the porn world and its stars as they've never been seen before - and the no-holds-barred portrait of a true giant.

Directors: Thierry Demaizière, Alban Teurlai | Stars: Rocco Siffredi, Anikka Albrite, Veronica Avluv, Eva Berger

Votes: 2,790

15. Behind Closed Doors (2017)

Documentary

An original four-part crime documentary series produced in association with HBO Asia and Star World, The Talwars: Behind Closed Doors examines the story of a double murder of a teenage girl... See full summary »

Votes: 164

16. Escaping Fed (2020)

118 min | Documentary, Crime

One woman's struggle to escape the empowered clutches of a psychopath. But this psychopath was not just any crazy person. He was a supervisory special agent for the U.S. government.

Director: C Kimberly Toms | Stars: C Kimberly Toms, Leah E Martin, Chris Korkalo, Lila Korkalo

Votes: 5

18. Traffic Stop (2017)

TV-14 | 31 min | Documentary, Short

Traffic Stop tells the story of Breaion King, a 26-year-old African-American school teacher from Austin, Texas, who was stopped for a routine traffic violation that escalated into a ... See full summary »

Director: Kate Davis

Votes: 745

19. My Nephew Emmett (2017)

Not Rated | 20 min | Short, Drama, History

At 2:30AM on August 28, 1955 in the most racially divided state in the country, 64 year-old Mose Wright tries to protect his 14 year-old nephew Emmett Till from two racist killers out for ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Wilson Jr. | Stars: Dorian Davis, Jasmine Guy, Emily Hooper, Tylon Larry

Votes: 666

20. Tales of the Grim Sleeper (2014)

TV-MA | 110 min | Documentary, Crime

85 Metascore

Nick Broomfield digs into the case of the notorious serial killer known as the Grim Sleeper, who terrorized South Central Los Angeles over a span of twenty-five years.

Directors: Nick Broomfield, Barney Broomfield, Marc Hoeferlin | Stars: Nick Broomfield, Lonnie David Franklin Jr., Donna, Steve

Votes: 2,541

21. My Online Nightmare (2017– )

65 min | Documentary, Crime

Accounts of some of the most extraordinary tales of scammers and fraudsters who have used the internet to find their victims and to lure and con them, with terrifying and sometimes deadly results.

Stars: Rafe Spall, Monica Whitty, Megan Adie, Kurt Crawford

Votes: 29

22. Life and Death Row (2014– )

Documentary

A BBC documentary that follows the lives of three American citizens on death row.

Star: Shaun Dooley

Votes: 297

23. Up and Vanished (2019– )

Crime

Crime series based on Payne Lindsey's podcast.

Stars: Dylan Mattina, Mark Krenik, Patrick McGeough, Eric Reingrover

Votes: 8

24. James Bulger: The New Revelations (2018 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary, Crime

25 years after the verdict in the Jamie Bulger murder trial, we reveal what the jury, public and press never heard, and what his two killers, Thompson and Venables, said during their time in custody from arrest to release.

Director: Gillian Pachter | Stars: Denise Fergus, Mandy Waller, Dominic Lloyd, Jim Fitzsimmons

Votes: 22

25. Have You Seen Andy? (2003 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary

"Have You Seen Andy?" is the personal story of a childhood friendship abruptly ended by the tragic abduction of a young boy. On a hot summer day in August 1976, ten year-old Andy Puglisi ... See full summary »

Director: Melanie Perkins

Votes: 228

26. The Family I Had (2017)

77 min | Documentary, Crime

In The Family I Had, a mother recalls how her brilliant teenage son came to shatter their idyllic family through one horribly violent and shocking act.

Directors: Katie Green, Carlye Rubin | Stars: Ella Bennett, Kyla Bennett, Paris Lee Bennett, Charity Lee

Votes: 537

27. Too Pretty to Live (2016 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Crime

On January 31, 2012, engaged couple Billy Payne and Billie Jean Hayworth are found murdered in their Mountain City, Tennessee home. As police investigate, the story takes a shocking turn ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Watts | Stars: Talon Beeson, Kevin D. Benton

Votes: 25

28. Smooth Talker (2016 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Crime

Michelle Wallace disappeared 20 years ago in Colorado after picking up two hitchhikers. Investigator Kathy Ireland makes it her mission to bring Wallace's killer, Roy Melanson, to justice and finds other possible victims.

Director: Matthew Watts | Stars: Talon Beeson, Kevin D. Benton, Kathy Ireland, John Peddie

Votes: 19

29. Let's Kill Mom (2015 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Crime

In a suburb outside Fort Worth, Texas, a hard-working, single mother is found dead in her home. This is a story of young love, satanic worship, toxic relationships, rage, and unimaginable violence featuring interviews from those involved.

Director: Matthew Watts | Stars: Talon Beeson, Kevin D. Benton, Zachary Christie, Harley Greco

Votes: 25

30. A Checklist for Murder (2015 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Crime

Robert Peernock is a man on a mission to expose government corruption. But his plan takes a shocking turn when his wife, Claire Lawrence Peernock, turns up dead and his daughter, Natasha, ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Watts | Stars: Talon Beeson, Kevin D. Benton, Gigi Gustin, Tariq James Arthur

Votes: 8

31. Fyre (2019)

TV-MA | 97 min | Documentary, Music

75 Metascore

An exclusive behind the scenes look at the infamous unraveling of the Fyre music festival.

Director: Chris Smith | Stars: Billy McFarland, Jason Bell, Gabrielle Bluestone, Shiyuan Deng

Votes: 31,216

32. Fyre Fraud (2019)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary

Concert promoters and rapper Ja Rule advertise a high-end festival experience that fails spectacularly when they don't plan for the infrastructure to support the venue, artists and guests.

Directors: Jenner Furst, Julia Willoughby Nason | Stars: Bella Hadid, Ja Rule, Billy McFarland, Jia Tolentino

Votes: 4,621

33. Goodnight, Sugar Babe: The Killing of Vera Jo Reigle (2013)

87 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

The discovery of the mutilated body of a mentally challenged young mother begins a journey into madness that is so unbelievable the mastermind behind the crime ultimately got away with murder.

Director: J. David Miles | Stars: Lisa Baer, Danny Bixler, Desta Bixler, Jamie Bracy

Votes: 478

34. Adnan Syed: Innocent or Guilty? (2016 TV Movie)

Documentary

An examination of the Adnan Syed case. He was convicted in 2000 of murdering his former girlfriend, Hae Min Lee, but doubts about his defense and evidence have been raised by the "Serial" podcast.

Director: Andy Genovese | Stars: Neev Bar-David, Akono Dixon, Monique St. Cyr

Votes: 11

35. The Wonderland Murders (2018– )

Documentary, Crime

Hidden amongst the rolling mountains and deep forests of the pacific northwest sits a breeding ground for one of the deadliest terrains in the world. Known as a serial killer's playground, ... See full summary »

Stars: Rob Kimmelman, Christopher Crutchfield Walker, Lisa Sorenson, Charles Taylor Gould

Votes: 105

36. The Murder of Sadie Hartley (2016 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, Crime

In January 2016, businesswoman Sadie Hartley was brutally stabbed to death in her own home. This film follows Lancashire Police as they investigate the case from the call-out to the murder scene to the trial of the two female suspects.

Director: Jamie Batten | Stars: Suranne Jones, Charlotte Hartley, Sadie Hartley, Richard Holmes

Votes: 98

37. Murder in the Heartland (2017– )

42 min | Crime

ID channel show featuring a true murder story in the heartland (midwest USA). Includes interviews with the victim's family, friends, and investigators, as well as reenactments.

Stars: R Scott Hoffman, Fabian Jaime, Diego Abelard, Jerry Rector

Votes: 70



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