Good Crime Documentaries

  • This documentary series offers a glimpse into the day-to-day lives of inmates and officers in detention centers all across America.

    Lockup: Extended Stay

      Crime
      Documentaries
    7.8
    0%
    0
    0 Mn
  • Investigators share details of a shocking type of crime: murders committed by children, from hate crimes and occult slayings to gang initiations.

    Killer Kids

      Crime
      Documentaries
    7.3
    0%
    0
    0 Mn
  • In the probing documentary 'Party Monster,' DJ Fingablast investigates what became of his childhood hero, DJ Slizzard.

    Party Monster: Scratching the Surface

      Crime
      Documentaries
    7.3
    0%
    0
    0 Mn
  • Accident or murder? After the mysterious death of his wife, author Michael Peterson watches his life go under the microscope.

    The Staircase

      Crime
      Documentaries
    8.2
    92%
    0
    0 Mn
  • Along with previously unseen footage, the film crew for this series shares their behind-the-scenes experiences capturing life within prison walls.

    Lockup: Raw

      Crime
      Documentaries
    7.9
    0%
    0
    0 Mn
  • Former inmates, officers and celebrities critique the U.S. prison system in this documentary packaged as a how-to handbook for the incarcerated.

    Survivors Guide to Prison

      Crime
      Documentaries
    7.3
    100%
    66
    0 Mn
  • Go behind bars at a maximum-security prison in this gritty documentary series chronicling a year in the life of the facility's wardens and inmates.

    Hard Time

      Biography, Crime
      Documentaries
    7.4
    0%
    0
    0 Mn
  • This absorbing documentary series follows the entire supply chain of the illicit drug trade, tracing its production, export, sale and consumption.

    Drugs, Inc.

      Business, Crime
      Documentaries
    7.9
    0%
    0
    0 Mn
  • Experience the horrors and challenges facing travelers imprisoned abroad in this gritty documentary series from National Geographic.

    Locked Up Abroad

      Crime, Travel
      Documentaries
    8.2
    0%
    0
    0 Mn
  • When a controversial cult leader builds a utopian city in the Oregon desert, conflict with the locals escalates into a national scandal.

    Wild Wild Country

      Crime, History
      Documentaries
    8.3
    100%
    0
    0 Mn
  • Over a two-year period, filmmakers embedded with cops in Flint, Michigan, reveal a department grappling with volatile issues in untenable conditions.

    Flint Town

      Crime
      Documentaries
    0
    94%
    0
    0 Mn
  • Previously unseen footage is shaped into a fresh and timely retelling of the 1992 Rodney King trial and the verdict that sparked civil unrest.

    LA 92

      Biography, Crime, History
      Documentaries
    8.2
    91%
    66
    0 Mn
  • Via reenactments and first-person accounts, this documentary series details the many assassination plots that were launched against Hitler's life.

    Hitler's Bodyguard

      Biography, Crime, History
      Documentaries
    7.7
    0%
    0
    0 Mn
  • From crippling payday loans to cars that cheat emissions tests, this investigative series exposes brazen acts of corporate greed and corruption.

    Dirty Money

      Business, Crime
      Documentaries
    8.3
    100%
    0
    0 Mn
  • Witnesses recount the shocking 1996 hostage crisis in Lima, Peru, where rebels held scores of high-level figures captive at an ambassador's residence.

    Hostages

      Crime, History
      Documentaries
    6.4
    100%
    0
    0 Mn
  • Guided by survivors' testimonies, this documentary explores the history and meaning of the numbers tattooed on the bodies of Auschwitz prisoners.

    Numbered

      Crime, History
      Documentaries
    7.4
    0%
    0
    0 Mn
  • Examine the troubling history of football hooliganism and hear from real hooligans about their bitter rivalries and rowdiest brawls.

    The Real Football Factories

      Crime, Culture, Sports
      Documentaries
    7.9
    0%
    0
    0 Mn
  • Via interviews with grieving families, this heart-wrenching documentary pays tribute to police officers who were killed in the line of duty.

    Fallen

      Crime
      Documentaries
    8.2
    0%
    0
    0 Mn
  • This documentary dissects the case of a filmmaker whose death, along with the deaths of his wife and daughter, sparked alt-right conspiracy theories.

    A Gray State

      Biography, Crime, Mystery
      Documentaries
    6.2
    100%
    74
    0 Mn
  • In this genre-bending tale, Errol Morris explores the mysterious death of a U.S. scientist entangled in a secret Cold War program known as MK-Ultra.

    Wormwood

      Biography, Crime, Mystery
      Documentaries
    7.1
    91%
    0
    0 Mn
  • Legendary journalist Gay Talese unmasks a motel owner who spied on his guests for decades. But his bombshell story soon becomes a scandal of its own.

    Voyeur

      Crime
      Documentaries
    6.2
    79%
    59
    0 Mn
  • Hundreds of thousands of women were forced into sexual slavery in Japanese-occupied China during World War II. Here, 22 survivors share their stories.

    Twenty Two

      Crime, History, Social, War
      Documentaries
    7.6
    100%
    0
    0 Mn
  • Mexican superstar actress Kate del Castillo reveals the untold story of her encounter with El Chapo Guzman, the world�s most-wanted drug lord.

    The Day I Met El Chapo

      Biography, Crime
      Documentaries
    7
    0%
    0
    0 Mn
  • Years after hijacking a plane full of passengers and seeking asylum in Cuba, a convicted mass murderer still refuses to call himself a criminal.

    The Skyjacker's Tale

      Crime
      Documentaries
    6
    60%
    54
    0 Mn
  • When Juan Catalan is arrested for a murder he didn't commit, he builds his case for innocence around raw footage from a popular TV show. A document...

    Long Shot

      Crime
      Documentaries
    7.4
    0%
    0
    0 Mn
  • This series traces the tragic case of Kalief Browder, a Bronx teen who spent three horrific years in jail, despite never being convicted of a crime.

    Time: The Kalief Browder Story

      Biography, Crime
      Documentaries
    8.6
    100%
    0
    0 Mn
  • Witnesses and public figures respond to controversial claims about Pablo Escobar made by the Medellin Cartel's sole survivor, John Jairo Velasquez.

    Alias JJ, la celebridad del mal

      Crime
      Documentaries
    8.1
    0%
    0
    0 Mn
  • A documentarian returns to her formerly East German hometown to investigate her father's suicide and whether he collaborated with the secret police.

    Karl Marx City

      Biography, Crime, Mystery
      Documentaries
    6.5
    96%
    73
    0 Mn
  • Author and TV personality Conor Woodman travels to the world's most-visited cities, exposing tourist scams by purposely falling victim to them.

    Scam City

      Crime, Travel
      Documentaries
    8
    100%
    0
    0 Mn
  • Focusing on unauthorized sellers of graffiti artist Banksy's work, this film examines the conflicting philosophies of street art and profiteering.

    Saving Banksy

      Art, Business, Crime
      Documentaries
    6.7
    100%
    73
    0 Mn
  • This documentary delves into the complex world of Herbalife, the international nutritional supplement company accused of fostering a pyramid scheme.

    Betting on Zero

      Business, Crime
      Documentaries
    7.2
    100%
    72
    0 Mn
  • Filmmakers follow three teens in a California facility for violent juvenile offenders, focusing on adult sentencing, reforms and second chances.

    They Call Us Monsters

      Crime
      Documentaries
    7.1
    81%
    65
    0 Mn
  • This intense documentary follows real cases of American girls enslaved in the child sex trade through ads in a newspaper's online classified section.

    I Am Jane Doe

      Crime, Mystery, Social
      Documentaries
    6.8
    91%
    69
    0 Mn
  • The origins of four terrifying urban legends are examined on a spine-chilling journey into the true crimes that may have inspired them.

    Killer Legends

      Crime, History
      Documentaries
    6.4
    0%
    0
    0 Mn
  • Local actors from JonBenet Ramsey's hometown offer multiple perspectives on her 1996 murder as they vie to play roles in a dramatization of the case.

    Casting JonBenet

      Crime
      Documentaries
    6.1
    81%
    74
    0 Mn
  • This documentary excoriates a noted anti-death-penalty activist and his team, whose questionable methods got a convicted killer freed in 1999.

    A Murder in the Park

      Crime
      Documentaries
    7.3
    76%
    70
    0 Mn