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4 True Crime Documentary Recommendations to Watch For

4 True Crime Documentary Recommendations to Watch For

Whether it would be novels, movies, TV shows, podcasts, or documentaries, the True Crime genre attracts a multitude of onlookers. From cold cases to whodunnits, and human depravity, the bone-chilling thrill of these stories ceaselessly attracts its continuously growing audience. Due to this ongoing craze and our unquenchable thirst for these types of content, plenty of studio producers decided to deliver. For this reason, I have listed below a few True Crime Documentary recommendations you mustn’t miss to watch.

Here is a list of 4 gripping true crime documentaries you might want to check out:

From stories featuring serial killers, honor killings, teenage murder plots, and diabolical bank heists, listed below are truly quivering true crime documentaries you might want to watch. (Warning: Contains disturbing details that might be distressful to others. Reader discretion is advised.)

Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes (2019)

In this four-part mini-series, prolific American killer from the ’70s, Ted Bundy, recounts his stories of the ghastly murders he perpetrated for over four years. This documentary features excerpts of archival audio and video recordings of over 100 hours of interviews with Bundy in prison and sitting on death row. Through this documentary, viewers can glimpse into the psyche of the rapist and serial killer Ted Bundy.

The Price of Honor (2014)

How far are you willing to go to fight for the love of your life? For Amina Said, an American-Egyptian teenage girl from Lewisville, Texas, love was worth dying for. Chronicled in this award-winning documentary film are the lives of sisters Amina and Sarah Said and how their lives ended on that fateful new year’s day in 2008. Moreover, it reveals a heart-wrenching story of ill-fated young love, domestic violence, and disturbing details in the siblings’ lives. This true crime documentary brings light to the rarely touched-upon subject of honor killings of which women are subject to such brutality.

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Beware the Slender Man (2016)

When there is fiction, there is reality, but what happens when the lines between them start to blur? In 2014, two supposedly young and innocent teenage girls conspired to murder their friend Payton “Bella” Leutner hoping to appease an internet myth – the Slender man. The victim was stabbed 19 times and was left to die in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest by her friends Morgan Geyser and Anissa Weier. But with these harrowing details of the murder, one question persists. How can two young and supposedly innocent teenage girls perpetrate such a horrendous crime?

Evil Genius: The True Story of America’s Most Diabolical Bank Heist (2018)

In 2003, in Eerie, Pennsylvania, a middle-aged pizza-delivery man, Brian Wells, attempted to rob a PNC Bank in the area. The guy carried a cane gun and was noticeably wearing an eerie collar bomb fastened to his neck. Shortly after the heist, after the robbery was compromised, the bomb detonated, killing Wells in broad daylight. This baffling true crime story revisits this high-profile crime involving a bizarre lineup of suspects, and a peculiar question left unanswered. Is Wells a victim, or did he become an unwilling participant in the plot?

Looking for true crime documentaries to watch over the weekend? Start your bone-chilling binge-watch experience with these recommendations today.

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