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Crime documentaries

Deliver Us from Evil

Crime Presenter Amy Berg 2006 Unrated

The 2006 “ Deliver Us from Evil” documentary film by Amy J. Berg (An Open Secret) covers sex abuse cases in the Roman Catholic Church.   Specifically, the film looks at rape and molestation cases involving 25 child victims from Northern California during the late 197[...]

Love and Drugs on the Street: Girls Sleeping Rough

SocietyDrugsCrime Presenter 2017 Unrated

Love and Drugs on the Street: Girls Sleeping Rough, a 9-part documentary series looking into the lives of young women who lead a life on the streets of Brighton, England.   In the film, we see how these women, often mothers, cope with homeless life and in some cases struggle with drug add[...]

A Wedding and a Murder

Crime Presenter Alex Campbell Stein 2018 Unrated

The 2018 A Wedding and a Murder starring actor Alex Campbell Stein examines seemingly perfect marriages which ended in murder, often under mysterious circumstances.

The Trials of Henry Kissinger

The Trials of Henry Kissinger is a 2002 documentary by Eugene Jarecki based on the 2001 book with the same title by Christopher Hitchens looking at war crimes of the American diplomat, Henry Kissinger.   The documentary features the prominent voice of Scotish actor Brian Cox and a script[...]

Mommy Dead and Dearest

Crime Presenter Erin Lee Carr 2017 Unrated

Mommy Dead and Dearest, a 2017 crime documentary film by Erin Lee Carr exploring the murder of Dee Dee Blanchard in 2015.   On June 14, 2015, Blanchard's body was found on a bed in a pool of blood and had been there for at least a couple of days. Blanchard's daughter, Gypsy Rose,[...]

The Iceman Tapes: Conversations with a Killer

Crime Presenter Richard Kuklinski 1992 Unrated

The Iceman Tapes: Conversations with a Killer: a 1992 crime documentary interviewing Richard Kuklinski, filmed from behind prison walls.   Richard Leonard Kuklinski (Apr 11, 1935 – March 5, 2006) was a loving father and husband. He was also a contract killer speculated to have kille[...]

Russia's Toughest Prisons

Crime Presenter Alexander Brandon 2011 Unrated

Russia's Toughest Prisons: This was the first time that an international film crew was allowed to film within some of the most brutal prisons in Russia. Inside prisoners live life under a savage regime discipline and often try to escape.

India’s Daughter

Crime Presenter Leslee Udwin 2015 Unrated

India’s Daughter, a 2015 crime documentary film by Leslee Udwin based on the Dehli Gang-Rape, an infamously disturbing incident which happened in December 2012. Jyoti Singh a 23-year-old physiotherapy student was raped and murdered while travelling home on a bus after watching the movie "[...]

Beware the Slenderman

Crime Presenter Irene Taylor Brodsky 2016 Unrated

Beware the Slenderman, a 2016 biographical crime documentary film about two girls who murdered one of their friends in order to appease "The Slenderman".   "The Slenderman" is a fictional faceless monster reportedly featured in a horror story on the website fanfiction.[...]

Steven Avery: Innocent Or Guilty?

Crime Presenter 2016 Unrated

Steven Avery, from Manitowoc County, Wisconsin was convicted of sexual assault and attempted murder in 1985. After serving more than 18 years in prison new DNA evidence gave him back his freedom.   Only two years later he once again convicted of murder and sentenced to life imprisonment.[...]

The Girl in the Box

Crime Presenter Stephen Kemp 2016
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The Girl in the Box: a 2016 crime documentary telling the horrendous story of Colleen Stan by producer Stephen Kemp.   20-year-old Colleen was a reasonably experienced hitchhiker and was always cautious about who she decided to travel with. In 1977 she was hitchhiking from her hometown of[...]

Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father

CrimeBiography Presenter Kurt Kuenne 2008 Unrated

Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father, a 2008 biographical crime documentary created single-handedly by American filmmaker Kurt Kuenne.   The film is a story about Andrew Bagby, a childhood friend of Kuenne's who was murdered in 2001. The main suspect was Bagby's ex-gir[...]

The Union: The Business Behind Getting High

The Union: The Business Behind Getting High, a debut documentary by Canadian filmmaker Brett Harvey about the growth, sale and trafficking of Cannabis.   The film primarily focuses on the illegal trade between British Columbia and the United States. The money to be made from shipping Cann[...]

The Culture High

DrugsCrime Presenter Brett Harvey 2014 Unrated

The Culture High examines the modern day prohibition of marijuana to provide an insight into the truths and lies behind both for and against legalising it.   The film was created by Canadian filmmaker Brett Harvey whos debut 2007 documentary "The Union: The Business Behind Getting Hi[...]

A curated collection of full length crime documentaries that have been selected for their quality and factualism. From the brutal to the outright strange you will find find it all here. If you have a crime documentary that should be on Docur please let us know!