Quickly, count with us how many shows and movies you’ve seen in the last couple months. Now, tell us — just how much of those were true crime-related? Look, we know. We know. The genre’s been gaining popularity, so it’s okay to admit you went down that rabbit hole.
And now that we’ve done our confession time (so sorry for this pun), well, it’s time we shared some new true crime findings with you. Get ready for another binge-watching night!
This mini-series is enticing, intriguing, and might just leave you with zero hopes for humanity. Yes, really. And it all makes sense — it’s a mini-series about hunting down the real-life Yorkshire Ripper, who spent 5 years killing and attempting to kill women.
Nightstalker: The Hunt for A Serial Killer
Another serial killer show, Nightstalker is about, well, the Nightstalker Richard Ramirez, a serial killer who terrorized Americans for quite some time in the 80’s. Intense and full of details, this series will leave no room for questions.
Room 2806: The Accusation
This series, not about murder, is about sexual assault case involving French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn. Just 4 episodes long, the series investigates all accounts and tells all stories, leaving nothing lost in the wind.
Crack: Cocaine, Corruption, and Conspiracy
A documentary about the cocaine epidemic in America, Crack tells a highly-intricate story about the history of the drug, racism (which plays a VERY big part), and the War on Drugs itself. If you didn’t have the background before, you’ll have all the information now.
A series that is simply heart-wrenching, Trial 4 is a docu-show about Remy Burkel and his unjust imprisonment when he was a teenager for a murder he didn’t do. The show tells us all about Burkel’s struggle for yet-ungiven freedom and the systemic discrimination in the American justice system.
Carmel: Who Killed Maria Marta?
A 4-episode true crime series about Argentinian woman Maria Marta’s murder and who killed her. No, it’s not as easy as you imagine because literally everyone we see has a motive. And soon enough, things get dark…and political.