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True Crime 32 ITEMS
2015
14+
Filmmaker Erin Lee Carr examines the case of Gilberto Valle, a New York police officer accused of conspiring to kidnap and cannibalize women.
14+
A disturbing first-hand look at the tragic, headline grabbing case of Dee Dee and Gypsy Rose Blanchard, a grisly tale of matricide, deception and one of psychology's most controversial conditions: Munchausen by proxy syndrome.
2015
14+
1 Season
This groundbreaking documentary delves into the strange history of real estate heir Robert Durst, long suspected in the still-unsolved 1982 disappearance of his wife as well as the subsequent murders of family friend Susan Berman and neighbor Morris Black.
18+
A candid and comprehensive look at a recent murder case in which three teenagers were accused of murder with Satanic undertones.
18+
Returning to the site of the Robin Hood Hills murders to probe issues raised in the first trials and in the original Paradise Lost.
18+
Eighteen years after three 8-year-old boys were slain in Arkansas, HBO presents the complete inside story of the 'West Memphis Three', who remained imprisoned for years despite new evidence supporting their innocence. In addition to reviewing the crime, arrest and trials, this film revisits many central characters from the first films, and brings to light new DNA evidence.
14+
The mythos of a faceless, digital-age bogeyman known as Slenderman was created on the Internet, but his influence was felt in the real world when two 12-year-old girls lured their friend into the woods for a brutal murder.
2016
14+
1 Season
The rise and fall of American football star, O.J. Simpson, from his days growing up in Los Angeles to his murder trial that polarized the country.
18+
1 Season
It was the trial that defined a generation. Challenge everything you think you know about the trial of O.J. Simpson in a riveting new six-part docu-series Is OJ Innocent?: The Missing Evidence. Narrated by Emmy Award-winning actor and activist Martin Sheen, and featuring exclusive new interviews with the families of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman, the series follows investigators as they re-open the case that captivated the world, exposing the facts that were overlooked by authorities and questioning and dissecting each pivotal move in the original investigation. From the infamous Bronco chase to updated forensics and DNA data to the examination of a potential murder weapon, each hour-long episode explores new possibilities and theories about what might have really happened on that fateful summer evening more than 20 years ago.
14+
A year after merging its segregated proms in Montgomery Country, GA and in the midst of an historic campaign to elect its first African-American sheriff, photographer Gillian Laub documents one town's struggle with a divisive murder case.
2014
14+
This acclaimed feature documentary examines the media circus surrounding the case of Pamela Smart, a New Hampshire school administrator accused of masterminding a plot to have four students murder her husband in 1990.
18+
The murder case-turned-national obsession thanks to the 2014 podcast SERIAL is revisited through exclusive new interviews. Hear from key players in the case as Adnan Syed, convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee, fights for a new trial.
2017
18+
1 Season
While our fears of dentists are largely unfounded, there are times when it's right to be afraid. DEADLY DENTISTS delivers true stories about dentists involved in murder, giving us reason again to say we're afraid of the dentist. Full of twists and turns, these true stories of murder feature unique characters both doing the cleanings and in the patient's chair. In an industry full of money and meds, it's easy to see how corruption can creep into it. It's hard to tell who is good and who is bad when every smile is full of pearly whites, but when you drill down, you reveal the decay rotting the roots of everything it touches. Trust us, this won't hurt a bit.
2017
18+
1 Season
In 2001, federal intern Chandra Levy went missing. Police shocked America when the target of their investigation was leaked. Chandra's parents tell the harrowing tale of the desperate pursuit for their missing daughter.
2017
18+
1 Season
After years of work, Chicago readies for the opening of the 1893 World's Fair. As engineers race to put the finishing touches on the fairgrounds -- a 600-acre modern marvel meant to memorialize the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus' discovery of the New World -- an evil con man prepares a personal welcoming campaign. Herman Webster Mudgett, better known as charismatic doctor and infamous killer H.H. Holmes, lures visitors to his own playground, a blocklong structure later nicknamed "The Murder Castle." Under the guise of a hotel, the building is designed to trap Holmes' prey, with stairways to nowhere, doors that open onto brick walls, and sealed "death rooms." Before long, the doctor makes victims mysteriously vanish, never to be seen again.
14+
A true crime documentary about a Russian mobster, a Miami playboy and a Cuban spy who sold a Soviet submarine to a Colombian drug cartel for $35 million. An early ’90s gangster epic that hopscotches from Brooklyn to Miami and Cali to Moscow, the film tells the true story of three friends who set out to hustle the Russian mob, the Cali cartel and the DEA for the score of a lifetime. What really happened to the sub, the money and the three amigos has remained a shadowy underworld myth until now.
14+
On Sunday, September 15, 1963, a bomb destroyed a black church in Birmingham, Alabama, killing four young girls. The crime shocked the nation - and was a defining moment in the history of America's civil rights movement. Filmmaker Spike Lee tells the full story of the bombing, through heart-wrenching testimonials from surviving members of the victims' families and insights from political leaders and others.
2016
14+
The malware worm Stuxnet, famously used against Iranian centrifuges, has been claimed by many to have originated as a joint effort between America and Israel.
2011
18+
2 Seasons
"Nightmare Next Door" tells the tales of mysterious murders that rocked small-town America. Each hour brings you a new murder mystery and a new look into the evil that can lurk in the heart and soul of a tight-knit community. Interviews with investigators, prosecutors, family members and neighbors piece together the twisting tale of a classic whodunit.
2010
14+
3 Seasons
True Crime with Aphrodite Jones features Jones delving into some of the most heinous murder cases and crimes of our time.
2015
18+
1 Season
Whether we love them or love to hate them, there is something about the rich and powerful that keeps us fascinated. From their rise and fall to their outrageous lies, and even murder, Vanity Fair captures it all and we just can’t turn away. Now, the true stories we have all devoured in Vanity Fair come to television. In each hour-long episode, viewers are treated to a sinful dose of power, wealth, deception and crime.
2014
18+
1 Season
Fear Thy Neighbor takes you into the lives of horrific neighborly disputes. Watch what happens when a simple issue turns into the worst night of a family's life.
14+
1 Season
Actual murder cases from the 1950s and '60s get sleek, cinematic treatment in this series, transporting viewers back to a pre-forensics era when sometimes it was more about how suspects looked than what they did that determined guilt.
2008
PG
2 Seasons
A real-life homicide case unfolds through the accounts of the police officers and FBI agents who defined their careers by solving it, aided by investigative techniques from the likes of forensic analysts, trace evidence experts and crime scene technicians.
18+
Renowned forensic psychologist Dr. Park Dietz gets up close, personal and even confrontational with psyche of one of the most dangerous men alive.
18+
In the summer of 2007, residents were devastated by the news of a triple homicide in their home town of Cheshire, Connecticut. This film explores the details surrounding the incident and the impact this horrific crime had on a small close knit town.
14+
1 Season
This documentary series examines this disturbing phenomenon of mass shootings from the points of view of victims, family members, emergency medical workers and first responders, who bravely risk their own lives in the face of grave danger.
2016
18+
2 Seasons
A documentary series that explores the furthest reaches of the internet and the people who frequent it, Dark Net provides a revealing and cautionary look inside a vast cyber netherworld rarely witnessed by most of us.
14+
An examination of the events surrounding the 2003 murder of Baylor University men's basketball star Patrick Dennehy.
14+
A documentary revealing the shocking life of notorious cult leader Warren Jeffs, and the FLDS Church, who through brainwashing and abuse seized control of his followers' lives and an organization worth hundreds of millions of dollars.