It’s nothing new to watch something terrifying and thrilling. However, if it is stated that it is based on a true story, then things change. Nowadays, the entertainment industry has advanced to producing paranormal movies and series based on true stories, and it has advanced even further by producing documentaries about real-life crimes.
This Halloween, we give you a list of true crime documentaries that you can binge-watch alone or with companions!
Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel
Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel is a 2021 American docu-series directed by Joe Berlinger about Elisa Lam’s death, a Canadian traveler, at the Cecil Hotel.
House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths
House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths is a Netflix docuseries in 2021. The three-part series, created by Leena Yadav and Anubhav Chopra, investigates the theories surrounding the deaths of 11 members of the same family on June 30, 2018.
Don’t F**k with Cats: Hunting an Internet Killer
Don’t F**k With Cats: Hunting an Internet Killer is a true-crime docuseries about an online manhunt that premiered in 2019. Mark Lewis directed it, and it was released on Netflix on December 18, 2019. The series follows the changes that have taken place as a result of a crowd-sourced amateur investigation into a series of animal abuse crimes perpetrated by Canadian pornographic actor Luka Magnotta, resulting in his murder of Chinese international student Jun Lin.
MURDER AMONG THE MORMONS
The series follows Hofmann, one of history’s most skilled forgers, creating forgeries related to the Latter-day Saint movement. Hofmann created explosive devices that resulted in two deaths before being exposed as a forger and sentenced to prison.