16 True Crime Docuseries On Netflix To Keep You Binging For Months

16 True Crime Docuseries On Netflix To Keep You Binging For Months

The Keepers

A nun who taught at a Catholic high school disappeared. Two months later, her body was found. Many students believe this was a cover-up, and one even claims that she was taken to see her then undiscovered body after she accused the school’s chaplin of sexual abuse.

The Staircase

A woman falls down her stairs and no one witnesses it. Not even her husband who was home at the time. This would be a one-in-a-million tragedy if something similar hadn’t happened to his first wife.

Murder Mountain

A series of murders keep happening in a lawless section of California known as the “Emerald Triangle” for its massive growth of marijuana.

The Confession Tapes

This docuseries explores 6 true stories of people who feel they were coerced by police into believing they were guilty of a crime they didn’t commit.

The Devil Next Door

An elderly man living in Cleveland is arrested and brought to Isreal accused of being a Nazi death camp guard named Ivan The Terrible.

The Confession Killer

Henry Lee Louis confessed to hundreds of murders and became an informant for the police as an “expert on serial killers.” But did he actually do what he said?

The Innocent Man

Two girls are murdered in a small town, and four boys confess to doing it. But is it really that easy of a case to solve?

1994: Power, Crime, and Rebellion in Mexico

This docuseries analyzes old videos and news reports in Mexico in 1994 during the rise of a rebellion group and the assassination of a presidential candidate.

The Investigator: A British Crime Story

A man is accused of killing his wife who has been missing for 11 years. Almost 30 years after her initial disappearance, their daughter is still searching for the truth.

Who Killed Little Gregory?

A working class family in France is harassed by a mysterious person. First with phone calls, then letters. After months, their four-year-old boy is tied up and drowned in France. Now, the police must parse through the calls and letters to try to solve the crime.

Exhibit A

This docuseries takes a look at how accurate forensic science *actually* is.


A man working for a research group is taken by the CIA on a Tuesday and murdered by Saturday. This conspiracy includes mind control, government secrets, and beyond.

The Alcàsser Murders

Three teenage girls disappeared in 1985, and even though there were suspects, there are secrets that have yet to be uncovered.

The 43

In 2014, a group of American college students went to Mexico to participate in a political protest. They have not been seen since, and the government does not want to help. What really happened?

Making A Murderer

Steven Avery served 18 years in jail for a crime he didn’t commit. He is arrested two years later for murder. Is he being used as a scapegoat?

Shadow Of Truth

A 13-year-old girl is found dead in a locked bathroom stall of her school in Israel. A Ukranian immigrant working as a temp is arrested, but others have their own theories about what happened that day.

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