Tim Burton, the directing god of all things spooky, will direct Netflix’s new series on Wednesday Addams. According to IndieWire, the eight-episode series will follow present day Wednesday navigating her way through the supernatural Nevermore Academy.
Netflix’s new docuseries on the Yorkshire Ripper has plenty of people expressing their outrage against the local police’s handling of the case. The four-part series starts off as your average true crime documentary by recapping the Yorkshire Ripper’s crimes. It then dives into archival footage and survivors’ testimonies, revealing the blatant sexism of the West Yorkshire Police which led them to ignore crucial evidence that could have resulted in the Ripper’s capture before more innocent women were killed.
Netflix has a reputation of producing brilliant documentaries of our favorite true crime cases. With striking visuals, colors and original content, it seems that they’ve come up with a formula for the perfect entertainment. But what Netflix excels in is showing never-before-seen content that chills viewers to the bone.
Here are Netflix’s top five true crime documentaries, and why they’re worth your time.
Following its release last Wednesday, Netflix’s new docuseries Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer has gained significant media attention for its unique coverage of Richard Ramirez’s rampage of horror during the 1980s.
Hmmm… What does Hannibal rhyme with?
Hannibal, a TV show you can find all three seasons of on Netflix, is based on Thomas Harris’ Red Dragon novel. The story contains an empathetic FBI Professor, Will Graham, who catches a killer by reliving the crime scene.
Four months after her daughter Daisy Coleman took her own life, Melinda Coleman died of apparent suicide on Sunday night. Melinda’s husband died in 2007 and her youngest son, Tristan, died in 2018 — both in car crashes. On August 4, Melinda lost Daisy to suicide.
Although the concept of time is feeling more abstract than usual (thanks a lot, Covid-19), the season of gift giving is fast approaching and your true crime pals deserve the best trinkets that Etsy can provide! But what if your friends are a unique bunch with very particular tastes? Have no fear, this gift guide is sure to satisfy each and every one of the true crime lovers in your life.
Director, Ryan Murphy, will be focusing on creating a limited Netflix T.V. series of Dahmer’s victims’ point of view and the show will be called, “Monster: The Jeffry Dahmer Story.”
Jeremiah “Jerry” Harris, a star of Netflix’s hit docuseries Cheer, was formally charged Thursday for allegedly producing child pornography. On Friday, Harris’ former Cheer teammates spoke out after his arrest by releasing statements on their respective social media accounts.
As we approach Halloween, I cannot help but embrace all things witchy. They have been the biggest part in continuing the existence of the spirit and celebration of Samhain. Here are the top 10 best Withcy TV shows based on IMDb’s ratings you may enjoy during the festival.
Just in time to prepare for the Halloween month of October, a new Netflix 2nd Season will premiere The Haunting of Bly Manor on October 9th of this year! The TV show is an American supernatural horror television series created and directed by Mike Flanagan.
Babylon Berlin is a German neo-noir television series based on the German books by Volker Kutscher. This mystery/crime show set during the 1920’s in Berlin during an unstable period that would eventually lead to the rise of Nazism.
Before an episode of Netflix’s new docuseries World’s Most Wanted even ends, you’ll find yourself wondering — or maybe more accurately, worrying — whether these notorious criminals are still out there. So let’s get this out of the way right now — all but one of them are. This in depth series shows how these bad guys (and one bad gal) have managed to thwart the authorities at every turn. Heads up, fake passports play an important role here.
One of the subjects of a Netflix documentary that took a look at the impact and trauma of sexual assault has died by suicide at age 23.
World’s Most Wanted is a thrilling new docuseries which tells the story of international fugitives that have managed to evade the justice system.
On April 3, 2004, Alonzo Brooks went to a party and his mother never saw him again.
The new generation of Unsolved Mysteries, which launched on Netflix on July 1, looks and feels different from the original iteration of the true-crime series—which spanned 15 seasons and reportedly led to about 260 cases finding resolutions. Creators John Cosgrove and Terry Dunn Meurer decided to forgo a host this time around—RIP Robert Stack—and as well as those iconic cheesy reenactments. Thanks to higher production values and a smaller batch of binge-worthy episodes, the new Unsolved Mysteries has already skyrocketed to number one on Netflix, and hooked a new generation of audience members—who are tweeting their own theories, emailing tips (Meurer counted 2,000 earlier this week), and highlighting the series’ most insane moments on social media.
Academy Award-nominated producer David Permut has acquired the rights to adapt Netflix’s “The Pharmacist” into a feature-length film.
On July 7, one week after Netflix dropped the newest season of Unsolved Mysteries, the streaming platform gave Reddit’s true crime enthusiasts and armchair investigators a major lead in the hopes that they could work their magic and help solve any of the six cases covered in 2020’s season. “Hey guys, Netflix here! We’ve created a public drive with all the assembled evidence, case files, interviews, and video clips for each story that didn’t make it into the final episodes,” reads the post on the Unsolved Mysteries subreddit.
In its original run during the 1980s, ’90s and early 2000s, “Unsolved Mysteries” captivated audiences with more than 1,000 seemingly unsolvable cases, but what audiences may not know is that the show actually helped crack a good number of those mysteries.
Unsolved Mysteries is back with more compelling stories of the unexplained and unresolved. It’s been 10 years since the last season aired on television and Netflix’s Unsolved Mysteries reboot is filled with strange disappearances, alleged supernatural encounters, and other cold cases waiting to be solved.
So you’ve watched the entirety of Tiger King and Making A Murder and are looking for some other true crime documentaries to watch on Netflix? These are the best series to binge-watch now
For decades, wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein engaged in sexual abuse and sex trafficking that led to his eventual arrest on July 19. As the investigating into Epstein — and his subsequent death — unfolded, his name became synonymous with the horrific crimes he committed. Many of Epstein’s victims never got justice for his actions, but they continue to speak out against Epstein’s abuse — perhaps now more than ever. In a new Netflix true crime docuseries, Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich, the former financier and convicted sex offender will be given a new kind of public trial as many are coming forward to detail his crimes. In a four-part show released on May 27, Filthy Rich will explore — among many things — the history of Epstein’s sexual abuse.
The new four-part docuseries Filthy Rich, which premieres today on Netflix, chronicles the years-long trail of abuse of well-connected financier Jeffrey Epstein. But instead of focusing on the disgraced multi-millionaire’s story, it gives a much-needed voice to his many accusers.
On Wednesday, April 15, Netflix’s highly-anticipated docuseries, The Innocence Files, hits the streaming platform. The new nine-episode true crime documentary series, which explores the stories of eight wrongfully-convicted people imprisoned, is an inside look at the people working to help get those behind bars without evidence freed from prison.
Trial by Media is the latest series to bolster Netflix’s scorching hot array of true crime dramas. The docu-series – executive-produced by George Clooney – will look at some of the biggest trials in the US and the role of the media in turning the legal system into a form of entertainment. Here’s everything you need to know about the new true-crime documentary.
Netflix has announced an upcoming horror-themed documentary series in which they will take a look throughout the most haunted houses, hotels, and cemeteries around the United States.
The nine-part Netflix series explores the stories of people freed from prison by the Innocence Project.
Kenneth Wyniemko, who is featured in the last episode of “The Innocence Files,” was originally sentenced to 40 to 60 years in prison.
The nine-episode docuseries from Alex Gibney, Liz Garbus, and Roger Ross Williams explores The Innocence Project—an organization that frees the wrongfully convicted.
The 12-episode reboot will keep the original series’ format of interviews and reenactments to investigate true crime and paranormal cases, updated for the streaming era.
Netflix knows that a good plot twist or surprise witness keeps us from reaching for the remote, and the streaming service has filled its library accordingly. These are a few of its best offerings.
“How to Fix a Drug Scandal” revisits the double whammy Massachusetts’ criminal courts faced when its two most prominent drug-testing labs were shut down and literally thousands of convictions had to subsequently be tossed.
Says showrunner Rebecca Chaiklin to EW, “I mean, yes, we have a crazy amount of footage and it’s a story that’s still unfolding. We’re not sure yet, but there could be a follow-up on this story because there’s a lot that’s still unfolding in it, and it’ll be just as dramatic and just as colorful as what has unfolded these past few years.”
Last week, Netflix released “Lost Girls” – a dramatised version of the true events of the Long Island serial killer. The film looks at the case of Shannan Gilbert, who went missing in 2010 and was found dead in 2011.
Sentient salt lick Linda Fairstein has filed a federal suit against When They See Us writer-director Ava DuVernay due to Fairstein’s portrayal in the limited series, TMZ reports.
Netflix is notorious for being a hub of true-crime content, housing everything from Wild Wild Country to Making a Murderer.
This week brings us a new look at Pixar’s upcoming Soul, which looks absolutely spectacular, as well as the bizarre Netflix documentary series Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness, HBO’s creepy The Third Day, and more.
Netflix’s “Lost Girls” is inspired by a string of actual unsolved murders in Long Island, but there are some parts of the feature film that have been dramatized
On March 20, Netflix premieres Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness, a seven-episode docuseries about people who own and breed lions, tigers, and other big cats.
Joseph Maldonado-Passage, who goes by “Joe Exotic,” was sentenced to 22 years in prison
If you’re looking for the next great true crime show to binge-watch on Netflix, you’ve come to the right place.
A new true-crime documentary series on Netflix, The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez, documents the months of abuse leading up to eight-year-old Gabriel Fernandez’s death on May 24, 2013.
Once you’ve exhausted Netflix’s true-crime catalog, look no further than one of these eerie reads.
The story of Ma Anand Sheela — secretary to Bhagwan Shree of Rajneesh and mastermind behind the largest bioterrorist attack in U.S. history — is almost too bizarre to believe. Two years after her story was thrust into the spotlight by Netflix documentary “Wild Wild Country,” Sheela is once again returning to the screen.
“The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez” is one of the upcoming additions to Netflix’s true crime roster, and it looks like quite an unsettling one.
Just about everyone was hooked to Abducted in Plain Sight when it dropped on Netflix last year – and now, a podcast spin-off is set to launch.
The true-crime podcast, Obsessed with: Abducted in Plain Sight will drop next month and is set to delve deeper into the kidnappings with never-before-seen audio and a host of new interviews.
According to Deadline the podcast will be hosted by the documentary’s director, Skye Borgman and will be the first podcast from the Obsessed Network by Patrick Hinds.
The upcoming Netflix film “Lost Girls” depicts the tragic death of Shannan Gilbert and her mother Mari Gilbert’s subsequent quest for the truth.
Shannan was a 24-year-old sex worker who was vanished on May 1, 2010 while seeing a client out on Oak Beach, Long Island. Before she disappeared, multiple panicked calls were made to 911. Gilbert estate lawyer John Ray told Oxygen.com one call was from Gilbert’s client Joseph Brewer, two were from neighbors and one – which is believed to be over twenty minutes long – was from Shannan herself. In that call, she allegedly screamed “They’re trying to kill me!” according to PIX11. It’s not clear who she was referring to.
Looking for your next true crime fix? You’re in luck, as a new docu-series is set to hit the small screen, and the first episode focuses on sinister serial killer Rose West.
Abducted in Plain Sight is getting a spin-off podcast that will dig deeper into the kidnappings of Jan Broberg by her neighbor Robert Berchtold
If you’re a true crime aficionado, Into the Deep—a new Netflix documentary about Peter Madsen, the Danish inventor who murdered Swedish journalist Kim Wall that premiered at Sundance Film Festival—is going to be your next morbidly fascinating obsession.
Can’t wait to watch Into The Deep soon!
Netflix gives us an unbelievable amount of content right at our fingertips. There’s really something for everyone. And for some, that “something” is delving into a revolting true crime story. If there’s one genre Netflix has in spades, it’s crime documentaries. They can’t churn out enough of it.
And what’s not to love? While it can be nice to lose yourself in a fantasy world for a few hours, other times you need a cold splash of reality. There are some really stellar feature-length crime documentaries on Netflix, but this list focuses on titles that include multiple episodes. From intriguing to shocking to downright disturbing, there’s a wide range of true crime content on Netflix that’s ripe for binging. Here are Netflix’s ten best true crime documentary series. Just a suggestion: You might wanna leave the lights on when watching.
Some of those dramatizations can get real intense!
be plenty of new indie movies that you’ll have to wait several months to see in theaters, some of them will be available for you to watch sooner than you think. One of them will be Lost Girls, a new thriller inspired by Robert Kolker’s best-selling true story of the same name.