murder Documentaries

Death Row: Countdown to Execution

2019 Unrated

Death Row: Countdown to Execution, British TV host Susanna Reid interviews inmates who have been sentenced to death for murder in the United States and only have weeks of life left before the sentence is carried out.   In the first part of the documentary, Susanna travels to Huntsville, T[...]

Confessions of a Serial Killer with Piers Morgan

2018 Unrated

In the first episode of Confessions of a Serial Killer, Piers Morgan sits down with convicted serial killer Bernard Giles, who opens up about what drove him to slay four young women in the 1970’s.

London’s Knife Crime Emergency: ON A KNIFE EDGE

2018 Unrated

In response to the huge wave of crime sweeping across London, ex-gang member Josh Osbourne investigates the "code of silence", a mindset among young people who are afraid of going to authorities in fear they will be forever be labelled a "snitch".   This mindset is jus[...]

How to Commit the Perfect Murder

2007
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A one hour long BBC Horizon episode from 2007 which looks into whether it is still possible in the age of cutting-edge forensics to commit the perfect murder without getting caught, the show was produced with the help of some of Britain’s leading forensic scientists and uses real-life murder i[...]

Murder: No Apparent Motive

1984 Unrated

Murder: No Apparent Motive is a 75 minute long 1984 documentary about serial killers and FBI Behavioral Sciences Profilers who seek to dissect the minds of serial killers in order to better understand what makes them tick, their modus operandi, and to help develop patterns which can help them to app[...]

Ed Gein: The Real Leatherface

2004 Unrated

The 1974 film The Texas Chain Saw Massacre was one of the scariest movies of its time, and the protagonist Leatherface played by Gunnar Hansen will have given many people nightmares for years. The movie took over $30 million at the box office (that’s about $150 million in today’s money,[...]

How Police Missed the Grindr Killer

2017
2

On 25th November 2016 Stephen Port was sentenced to a whole life tariff for the murder of four men and multiple rapes, his victim was gay men that he had met through online gay dating sites such as the Grindr app and escort directories, he would kill them by administering a fatal dose of the date ra[...]

Trevor Hardy: The Beast of Manchester

2013 Unrated

A 2013 documentary broadcast in 2013 which looks at the crimes of one of the UK’s lesser known serial killers, Trevor Hardy, who murdered three teenage girls between late 1974 and early 1976. Hardy was sentenced to life imprisonment and died in prison until his death in 2012 at the age of 67,[...]

Gangland: Death in Suburbia

2018
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Gangland: Death in Suburbia is the second episode in the 2018 Channel 5 series “Gangland”.   The documentary takes us onto the streets of the UK to meet with active gangsters and families whose children have been killed as a result of gang-related crime. This organised cr[...]

A Wedding and a Murder

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 Iceman Tapes: Conversations with a Killer

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[...]

Beware the Slenderman

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.[...]

Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father

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[...]

Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator

2002 Unrated

Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator, a 2002 sports documentary by American filmmaker Helen Stickler looking at the rise and fall of 80's skateboarding legend Mark "Gator" Rogowski.   Rogowski (born August 10, 1966, in New York), is a professional skater who was most famous du[...]

The Kill Team

2013
5

The Kill Team is a 2013 documentary by American director Dan Krauss about the Maywand District murders during the war in Afghanistan.   THE KILL TEAM goes behind closed doors to tell the riveting story of Specialist Adam Winfield, a 21-year-old infantryman in Afghanistan who attempted w[...]

The Porthole Mystery

2018 Unrated

The Porthole Mystery, a new 2018 documentary which investigates new evidence surrounding the murder of actress Gay Gibson who was murdered at the age of 21 aboard the MV Durban Castle while crossing the Atlantic Ocean between Cape Town and Southampton, England on October 18th, 1947.   The[...]

Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer

1992
2

This doc has been reported as broken, which is in fact not true. On Chrome, you will see a small shield on the far right of your URL bar. Click it and click “load unsafe scripts”. They are not inherently unsafe, just flash player (which is being phased out). Unfortunately,[...]

One Minute to Nine (Every F*c*ing Day of My Life)

2007 Unrated

One Minute to Nine (also known by its less contemporary name Every F*c*ing Day of My Life) is a 2007 crime documentary by Tommy Davis about Wendy Maldonado and her eldest son who were sentenced for the manslaughter of her husband in 2005.   This story is a tragic one, for according to Wen[...]

Miranda Barbour: Serial Killer Or Liar?

2018 Unrated

A new 2018 documentary about the murder of Troy LaFerrara and the two people who were convicted of his killing, Miranda Barbour and her husband, Elytte Barbour. The film asks a simple question; is Barbour a liar or a serial killer?   The United States justice system has certainly come to[...]

Tales of the Grim Sleeper

2014
3

Tales of the Grim Sleeper, a 2014 crime documentary by British filmmaker Nick Broomfield about the American serial killer Lonnie David Franklin Jr. Lonnie David Franklin Jr. is believed to be responsible for at least 10 murders which took place in Los Angeles, California. He gained the nickname[...]

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