murder Documentaries

Stephen: The Murder that Changed a Nation

2018
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Stephen: The Murder that Changed a Nation, a new 2018 documentary examining the murder of Stephen Lawrence by filmmakers Asif Kapadia and James Gay-Rees, and directed by James Rogan.   The murder of Stephen Lawrence remains one of the most notorious in British history, for not only was he[...]

Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills

1996
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Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills, a 2-hour long crime documentary by Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky which tells the story of the murder of three young boys in West Memphis, Arkansas.   The case was so infamous the alleged perpetrators Jessie Misskelley Jr., Dami[...]

The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst

2015
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The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst, a 2015 crime documentary mini-series by director Andrew Jarecki (producer of Capturing the Friedmans) about American real estate heir Robert Durst from New York who was accused of the murder of Susan Berman in 2000.   The film begins w[...]

Amanda Knox The Untold Story

2011 Unrated

There is a good chance that you have heard about Amanda Knox, for she was embroiled in one of the most publicised murder trials of all time. This 2011 Amanda Knox documentary tells the untold story.   In 2007 Knox was convicted of the murder of Meredith Kercher, her British roommate while[...]

The Case Of: Jonbenét Ramsey

2016 Unrated

The Case Of: Jonbenét Ramsey, a 2016 documentary about the 20-year-old unsolved murder case of Jonbenét Ramsey. In the film, a group of investigators including an FBI profiler, Scotland Yard Behavioral Analyst and Forensic Scientist join forces to help bring new evidence to light and r[...]

The Fear of 13

2015
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The Fear of 13, a 2015 documentary by David Sington (In the Shadow of the Moon) which tells the story of Nick Yarris, who spent 22 years on death row after being convicted of murder at the age of 21 in 1982.   After decades behind bars, he made the conscious request that all appeals for h[...]

Crips and Bloods: Made in America

2008
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  Crips and Bloods: Made in America explores how the Crips and Bloods gangs arose in the United States and their bloody aftermath, which resulted in the deaths of at least 15,000 people. The film pays close attention to what made people what to join a violent gang and how the authorities res[...]

Rachel Nickell: The Untold Story

2018
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  British broadcaster Fiona Bruce tells the untold story of Rachel Nickell who was murdered on Wimbledon common in July 1992.   Rachel Jane Nickell was brutally stabbed while walking on Wimbledon Common, despite huge media publication and a man being charged then acquitted the cas[...]

Serial Killer with Piers Morgan Lorenzo Gilyard

2018
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  Beloved British broadcaster Piers Morgan returns once again after his infamous liaison with serial killer Mark Riebe in 2017 to make a new biographical crime documentary about American serial killer Lorenzo Gilyard.   In "Serial Killer with Piers Morgan Lorenzo Gi[...]

The Hunt for Ted Bundy

2015 Unrated

  This Ted Bundy documentary brings us a close account of how this notorious American serial killer was brought to justice.   Told through personal interviews with police officers who were working on the Bundy case, The Hunt for Ted Bundy explains many untold stories with n[...]

Murder on a Sunday Morning

2001
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Murder on a Sunday Morning is a 2001 crime documentary about the Brenton Butler case by Jean-Xavier de Lestrade.   Brenton Butler was arrested and tried for the 2000 murder of a tourist in Jacksonville, Florida. The significant aspect of the case was that he was only 15 years old when he[...]

The Real Bonnie and Clyde a Timewatch Guide

2008 Unrated

  The Real Bonnie and Clyde a Timewatch Guide, tells the true story of this outlaw couple who captured the imagination of the United States for evading the cops.   Bonnie and Clyde became legends after they were killed in a barrage of bullets by police. Their story has been glamor[...]

Kurt & Courtney

1998
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Kurt & Courtney, a 1998 documentary directed by British filmmaker Nick Broomfield about the tumultuous relationship between Kurt Cobain, Cortney Love and circumstances surrounding the Nirvana guitarists death.   Cobain and Love were both musicians, though Kurt was the frontman of prob[...]

The Jeffrey Dahmer Files

2012
2

The Jeffrey Dahmer Files: Jeffrey Dahmer was one of the worst serial killers and sex offenders in American history. Between 1978 and 1991 he murdered 17 men.   Dahmer hunted his victims (who were mostly African American) in gay bars and other public places before luring them with the prom[...]

Richard Trenton Chase: The Vampire of Sacramento

2006 Unrated

  Richard Trenton Chase, a.k.a. "The Vampire of Sacramento", was a cannibal, necrophiliac, and serial killer who was active in California from December 1977 to January 1978. This Richard Chase documentary narrated by British actor Christopher Slade profiles this prolific kille[...]

Fred & Rosemary West: The House of Horrors

2006
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The "Fred & Rosemary West: The House of Horrors" documentary examines the terrible murders which took place during the late 1960's until the late 1980's at the hands of Fred & Rosemary West.   It is believed that this British serial killer couple murdered at leas[...]

Stacey Dooley Investigates: Canada’s Lost Girls

2017
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In "Canada’s Lost Girls" British journalist Stacey Dooley investigates the disappearance and murder of thousands of girls and women of Canada's indigenous community.   To investigate, Stacey travels to British Columbia and Alberta to find out what on Earth is going on[...]

The Bulger Killers: Was Justice Done?

2018
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  A new 2018 documentary which speaks to key individuals who were involved in the James Bulger trial in 1993.   The Killing of two-year-old James Bugler at the hands of 10-year-old Jon Venables and Robert Thompson was one of the worst crimes of the 20th century and sparked outrage[...]

Zero Hour The Massacre at Columbine High

2004
3

  Zero Hour The Massacre at Columbine High is a 2004 biographic documentary narrated by British actor Sean Pertwee (Dog Soldiers, Event Horizon) about Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold.   On April 20th, 1999 they went into Columbine High school in Colorado, United States and shot and[...]

Love and Hate Crime

2018
3

  A three-part 2018 BBC series exploring hate crime in the United States.    The first episode of “Love and Hate Crime”  documentary attempts to go inside the mind of murderer Adrian Loya who planned to kill Lisa and Anna Trubnikova for months before fin[...]

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