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1. Dirty Money (2018– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Crime

A Netflix Original Series documenting various stories about exposing the greed, corruption, and crime spreading through the global economy.

Stars: Matt Taibbi, Alex Gibney, Anabel Hernández, Fahmi Quadir

Votes: 7,447

2. Surviving R. Kelly (2019)

TV-MA | 306 min | Documentary, Crime, Music

A six-part series about the controversial R&B star R. Kelly which features several women making allegations of abuse by him.

Stars: Tarana Burke, Kathy Chaney, Andrea Kelly, Candice Norcott

Votes: 3,694

3. The Confession Tapes (2017– )

TV-MA | 46 min | Documentary, Crime

A critical look into some true crime cases where American law enforcement made up for lack of actual physical evidence by using devious psychological tactics during interrogation in order to extract confessions from naive suspects.

Stars: David Burns, Loretta Fisher, Brian Hutchinson, Sarah Isaacs

Votes: 4,560

4. This Giant Beast That is the Global Economy (2019– )

TV-14 | 40 min | Documentary

Actor and former White House Associate Director of Public Engagement, Kal Penn, takes viewers around the world to meet key players behind some of the more serious and bizarre movements in today's economy.

Stars: Kal Penn, Adam Davidson, Firoozeh Adli, Humberto J. Aguilar

Votes: 551

5. Wrong Man (2018– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary, Crime

A six-part docu-series investigates the criminal convictions of three people who claim their innocence.

Votes: 205

6. The Pharmacist (2020)

TV-MA | 215 min | Documentary, Crime

In 1999, after losing his son in a drug-related shooting in New Orleans and lacking answers from police, a small town pharmacist - Dan Schneider - beats the odds when he embarks on a dogged... See full summary »

Votes: 4,737

7. Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez (2020)

TV-MA | 202 min | Documentary, Crime

A three-part documentary series examining what led to the murderous fall and shocking death of former NFL superstar Aaron Hernandez.

Stars: Kevin Armstrong, Dan Wetzel, Patrick Haggan, Stephen Ziogas

Votes: 11,699

8. Drug Lords (2018– )

TV-MA | 42 min | Documentary

Documentary series examining drug cartels and kingpins from around the world.

Stars: Quinn Dalton, Jordan Lawson, Razor Rocco Rizzotti, Winter Dunn

Votes: 978

9. Making a Murderer (2015– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Crime

Filmed over a 10-year period, Steven Avery, a DNA exoneree who, while in the midst of exposing corruption in local law enforcement, finds himself the prime suspect in a grisly new crime.

Stars: Dolores Avery, Steven Avery, Laura Nirider, Ken Kratz

Votes: 84,646

10. Who Killed Little Gregory? (2019)

Documentary, Crime

When their 4-year-old son is murdered, a young couple fights a twisting and arduous battle trying to identify a frustratingly elusive killer.

Stars: Page Leong, William Salyers, James Simenc, Peter James Smith

Votes: 1,982

11. Don't F**k with Cats: Hunting an Internet Killer (2019)

TV-MA | 187 min | Documentary, Crime

A group of online justice seekers track down a guy who posted a video of himself killing kittens.

Stars: Deanna Thompson, John Green, Claudette Hamlin, Antonio Paradiso

Votes: 32,795

12. The Confession Killer (2019)

TV-14 | 240 min | Documentary, Crime

Henry Lee Lucas was known as America's most prolific serial killer, admitting to hundreds of murders, but, as DNA results contradict his confessions, will they expose the biggest criminal justice hoax in U.S. history?

Stars: Nan Cuba, Bob Prince, Hugh Aynesworth, Phil Ryan

Votes: 5,344

13. The Devil Next Door (2019)

TV-MA | 229 min | Documentary, Crime

A Cleveland grandfather is brought to trial in Israel, accused of being the infamous German death camp guard known as Ivan the Terrible.

Stars: Eli Gabay, Eli Rosenbaum, Michael Shaked, Yoram Sheftel

Votes: 8,696

14. Who Killed Garrett Phillips? (2019)

TV-MA | 186 min | Documentary, Crime

The documentary examines and chronicles the years following the 2011 murder of 12-year-old Garrett Phillips and the subsequent trial of Clarkson University soccer coach Oral "Nick" Hillary.

Director: Liz Garbus | Stars: Oral Hillary, Brian Phillips, Tyler Rodrigues

Votes: 1,515

15. The Pioneer (2019)

Documentary

Documentary series looks at the life of Spanish politician, football mogul and property tycoon Jesús Gil.

Stars: Jesús Gil Marín, Carlos Castresana, Enrique Cerezo, Isabel García Marcos

Votes: 490

16. The Alcàsser Murders (2019– )

TV-MA | Documentary, Crime

True crime documentary examining one of the most controversial crimes in Spanish history.

Stars: Fernando García, León Siminiani, Ramón Campos, Teresa Domínguez

Votes: 1,386

17. I Love You, Now Die: The Commonwealth v. Michelle Carter (2019)

TV-MA | 143 min | Documentary, Crime

Teen Michelle Carter's actions shocked a nation - but what really happened behind closed doors? This HBO special showcases the prosecution's point of view and alternately the defense's. Which side do you fall on?

Director: Erin Lee Carr | Stars: Jesse Barron, Emily Bazelon, Sam Boardman, Peter Breggin

Votes: 3,828

18. Killer Ratings (2019– )

Documentary, Crime

The true-life story of Brazilian TV host Wallace Souza, who literally killed for ratings, and used his crime TV show to cover up the grizzly truth.

Votes: 1,101

19. Lorena (2019)

TV-MA | 254 min | Documentary, Crime

From Executive Producer Jordan Peele, this four-part docuseries re-investigates the events of 1993, where Lorena Bobbitt sliced off her husband's penis after years of abuse.

Stars: Lorena Bobbitt, John Wayne Bobbitt, Paul Ebert, Kim Gandy

Votes: 1,475

20. The Case Against Adnan Syed (2019)

TV-14 | 268 min | Documentary, Crime

Popularized by the podcast, "Serial," the ongoing story of Adnan Syed who was convicted of murdering a high school student.

Stars: Luke Brindle-Khym, Rabia Chaudry, Saad Chaudry, Donald Clinedinst

Votes: 1,780

21. Leaving Neverland (2019)

TV-MA | 240 min | Documentary

At the height of his stardom, the world's biggest pop star, Michael Jackson, began long-running relationships with two boys, aged seven and ten, and their families. They now allege that he sexually abused them.

Director: Dan Reed | Stars: Michael Jackson, Wade Robson, Joy Robson, Chantal Robson

Votes: 25,434

22. The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann (2019– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Crime

The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann takes a detailed look at the disappearance of three-year-old Madeleine McCann, who vanished from the seaside resort of Praia de Luz in Portugal, while on holiday with her family.

Stars: Anthony Summers, Gonçalo Amaral, Robbyn Swan, Jim Gamble

Votes: 7,738

23. The Innocent Man (2018)

TV-MA | 284 min | Documentary, Crime

The story of Ron Williamson, a man who sat on Oklahoma's death row for 11 years for a crime he didn't commit. Based on John Grisham's "The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town."

Stars: Heather McPhaul, Maura Antas, J.J. Arends, Serena Burns

Votes: 4,626

24. TIME: The Kalief Browder Story (2017– )

Documentary, Biography

After his arrest at age 16, Kalief Browder fought the system and prevailed, despite unthinkable circumstances. He became an American hero.

Stars: Kalief Browder, Venida Browder, Jay-Z, Paul Prestia

Votes: 2,146

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

TV-MA | 236 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

A look inside the mind of serial killer Ted Bundy, featuring interviews with him on death row.

Stars: Stephen Michaud, Bob Keppel, Kathleen McChesney, Ward Lucas

Votes: 21,601

26. Dark Net (2016– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Documentary

Explores the furthest reaches of the internet and the people who frequently use it, providing a revealing and cautionary look inside a vast cyber netherworld.

Stars: Lauren Terp, Kristie, Drew, Anisha Vora

Votes: 1,389

27. The Keepers (II) (2017)

TV-MA | 436 min | Documentary, Crime

A seven-part docuseries about the unsolved murder of a nun and the horrific secrets and pain that linger nearly five decades after her death.

Stars: Gemma Hoskins, Abbie Schaub, Virginia Anzengruber, Jean Hargadon Wehner

Votes: 17,263

28. The Staircase (2004–2018)

TV-MA | 629 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

The high-profile murder trial of American novelist Michael Peterson following the death of his wife in 2001.

Stars: Michael Peterson, David Rudolf, Ron Guerette, Tom Maher

Votes: 17,297

29. Wild Wild Country (2018)

TV-MA | 403 min | Documentary, Crime

When Osho, the world's most controversial guru, builds an Utopian city deep in the Oregon country, conflict with the locals escalates into a national scandal.

Stars: Ma Anand Sheela, Osho, Philip Toelkes, Jane Stork

Votes: 22,866

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

TV-MA | 192 min | Documentary, Crime

The extraordinary story of the "pizza bomber heist" and the FBI's investigation into a bizarre collection of suspects.

Stars: Kevin G. Calkins, Ann Smith

Votes: 21,160

31. O.J.: Made in America (2016)

TV-MA | 467 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

A chronicle of the rise and fall of O.J. Simpson, whose high-profile murder trial exposed the extent of American racial tensions, revealing a fractured and divided nation.

Director: Ezra Edelman | Stars: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Mike Albanese, Muhammad Ali, Marcus Allen

Votes: 17,119

32. The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst (2015)

TV-14 | 279 min | Documentary, Crime

Filmmaker Andrew Jarecki examines the complicated life of reclusive real estate icon Robert Durst, the key suspect in a series of unsolved crimes.

Stars: Robert Durst, Andrew Jarecki, Gary Napoli, Debra Kay Anderson

Votes: 38,015

33. The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez (2020)

TV-MA | 331 min | Documentary, Crime

Filmmaker Brian Knappenberger investigates the tragic death of an 8-year-old California boy who endured horrific abuse by his mother and her boyfriend, along with the fractured and complex systems that failed to protect him.

Stars: William Guirola, Wyatt Hinz, Rodrigo Alfonso, David Alvarado

Votes: 6,552

34. McMillions (2020)

TV-14 | 344 min | Documentary, Crime, History

A detailed account of the McDonald's Monopoly game scam during the 1990s as told by the participants in the case, including the prizewinners and the FBI agents involved.

Stars: Chris Graham, Doug Mathews, Amy Murray, Janet Pellicciotti

Votes: 5,085

35. Murder in the Bayou (2019)

TV-MA | 272 min | Documentary, Crime

This five-part docu-series investigates the unsolved murders of eight women in and around Jennings, Louisiana.

Stars: Scott Lewis, Ramby Cormier, Frankie Richard, Teresa Gary

Votes: 475

36. Tiger King (2020)

TV-MA | 317 min | Documentary, Crime

A rivalry between big cat eccentrics takes a dark turn when Joe Exotic, a controversial animal park boss, is caught in a murder-for-hire plot.

Stars: John Reinke, Kelci Saffery, John Finlay, Rick Kirkham

Votes: 61,147

37. The Last Dance (2020)

TV-MA | 491 min | Documentary, Biography, History

Charting the rise of the 1990's Chicago Bulls, led by Michael Jordan, one of the most notable dynasties in sports history.

Stars: Phil Jackson, Michael Jordan, David Aldridge, Scottie Pippen

Votes: 67,471

38. The Innocence Files (2020)

TV-MA | 573 min | Documentary, Crime

Cases of wrongful conviction that the Innocence Project and organizations within the Innocence Network have worked to highlight and overturn.

Stars: Peter Neufeld, Barry Scheck, Michael West, Gary Wells

Votes: 1,761

39. Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates (2019)

TV-14 | 52 min | Documentary

A documentary that tells Bill Gates' life story as he pursues solutions to some of the world's most complex problems.

Stars: Alex Bueermann, Davin Orness

Votes: 8,242

40. Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich (2020)

TV-MA | 226 min | Documentary, Crime

Survivors worldwide reveal the manipulation, abuse and emotional scars suffered at the hands of wealthy convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. Their stories expose a sex trafficking ring of powerful enablers leading up to his 2019 arrest.

Stars: Michael Reiter, Annie Farmer, Shawna Rivera, Alan Dershowitz

Votes: 14,485

41. How to Fix a Drug Scandal (2020)

TV-MA | 211 min | Documentary, Crime

In 2013, Massachusetts State Police arrest 35-year-old crime drug lab chemist Sonja Farak for tampering with evidence: and that was only the beginning. Over time, details emerged that Farak... See full summary »

Stars: Scott Allen, Karl Kenzler, Daniel Marx, Shawn Musgrave

Votes: 1,891

42. Trial by Media (2020– )

TV-MA | Documentary, Crime

In our modern media landscape where real courtroom dramas have increasingly been transformed into a form of entertainment, this series reflects on some of the most dramatic and memorable trials in recent history.

Stars: Al Sharpton, Frank Amedure Jr., Patti Blagojevich, Kadiatou Diallo

Votes: 1,840

43. Unsolved Mysteries (2020– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Documentary, Crime

Immersive, character-driven stories are rooted in the experiences of ordinary people who have lived the unthinkable. Families, detectives and journalists hope viewers hold the clues to solving these mysteries.

Stars: Pistol Black, Jane Green, Anne-Sophie Martin, Brandi Petersen

Votes: 5,315

44. I'll Be Gone in the Dark (2020)

TV-MA | 353 min | Documentary, Crime

Gripping examination of the unsolved crimes of the Golden State Killer who terrorized California in the 1970's and 1980's.

Stars: Patton Oswalt, Paul Haynes, Lauren Orlando, Amy Ryan

Votes: 3,544

45. Outcry (2020)

Documentary, Crime

A five-part documentary series examining the gripping story of high school football star Greg Kelley who was arrested, convicted and jailed for sexual assault of a 4-year-old boy, and his supporters' quest for truth and justice.

Star: Greg Kelley

Votes: 901

46. The Last Narc (2020– )

TV-MA | Documentary, Crime

Former cartel insiders divulge the bone-chilling details behind the notorious murder and kidnapping of DEA Agent "Kiki" Camarena.

Stars: Hector Berrellez, Geneva Camarena, Jorge Godoy, Phil Jordan

Votes: 1,061

47. World's Most Wanted (2020– )

TV-14 | Documentary, Crime

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