10 Incredibly Harrowing Documentaries/ Mockumentaries You Need To Watch

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1. The Curse

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Or in Japanese: Noroi, this found-footage style documentary that’s actually a movie is directed by Koji Shiraishi. The main cast numbers well over 20, and the plot itself is incredibly complex.

2. Deliver Us From Evil

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This documentary tells the true story of a priest that molested and raped 25 children from the 1970s to 1990s. That is truly horrifying.

3. Titicut Follies

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A documentary was made in 1967 about the criminally insane housed in Bridgewater State Hospital. To be able to have a peek, no matter how small, of the state of the inmates’ minds is still incredibly unnerving.

4. Lake Mungo

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A horror mockumentary, Lake Mungo details the haunting events the take place after a young girl drowns in a nearby lake.

5. Bulgaria’s Abandoned Children

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An absolutely heartbreaking documentary that provided an insight to the conditions of a Bulgarian care home.. When the BBC aired this, the nation mobilized to save these children and petitioned the government to help aid them.

6. Philosophy of a Knife

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A Russian-American horror film that uses archival footage to depict the atrocities of Unit 731, Japan’s covert biological and chemical warfare research development unit.

7. Sound of Insects

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A man slowly starves himself in the forest. The documentary is based on his diary.

8. The Killing Of America

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A little dated, but it captures the decline of America. Prepare yourself.

9. Camp 14: Total Control Zone

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An insight into the prison camps of the North Korean regime.

10. Snuff: A Documentary About Killing on Camera

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