Can you figure out who did it?
At the heart of almost every true-crime documentary is a whodunit, or — if you already know the answer — a how done it or why done it or why-is-the-system-done-like-this. We’re in the midst of a boom in the genre, prompted by the success of the 2014 Serial podcast and Netflix’s Making a Murderer in 2015. Audiences have been captivated by stories of unsolved murders, wrongful convictions and everything in between. And with the recent debut of Making a Murderer Part 2 (now streaming on Netflix), the flood of docs shows no signs of slowing down.
If you’ve already devoured all 10 episodes of Murderer Part 2 or are just looking for a new mystery, here are some great true-crime documentary films and series (and one hilarious parody) available to stream.
The Keepers (Netflix): Keepers is likely the best true-crime docuseries in the recent