NETFLIX Genre: Crime Documentaries



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Netflix box art for 3 1/2 Minutes 3 1/2 Minutes
2015 / 98
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This film examines the role of racial prejudice in the 2012 slaying of African American teen Jordan Davis, fatally shot after a quarrel over music. A black teen and a white man argue over the volume of the boy's music. Minutes later, one of them lies dead.

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Netflix box art for Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer
2003 / 3.5 / 89
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Documentarian Nick Broomfield trains his lens on infamous serial killer Aileen Wuornos, who began her murder spree in 1992. Are monsters made or born? Every murderer has a story to tell, but hers is up for a lot of debate.

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Netflix box art for Amanda Knox Amanda Knox
2016 / 92
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She was twice convicted and acquitted of murder. Amanda Knox and the people closest to her case speak out in this illuminating documentary. The highest court in Italy acquitted her. A rabid public vilified her. What really happened remains a mystery.

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Netflix box art for American Experience: Butch Cassidy and... American Experience: Butch Cassidy and...
2014 / 52

Peel the Hollywood veneer off the true story of bank robbers Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, two of the Old West's most memorable outlaws. They raided and robbed like old pros ... then mysteriously vanished. It only made them more legendary.

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Netflix box art for Audrie & Daisy Audrie & Daisy
2016 / 98
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In this wrenching documentary, two teens are sexually assaulted by boys they considered friends, humiliated online and harassed by their communities. Two teenage girls experience brutal attacks. But in the age of social media, their nightmares are only beginning.

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Netflix box art for Badlands, Texas - Season 1 Badlands, Texas - Season 1
2015 / 44
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This true-crime saga captures life after the mysterious killing of a beloved bartender in Terlingua, a close-knit town with a population of dozens.

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Netflix box art for Biggie & Tupac Biggie & Tupac
2002 / 107

British documentarian Nick Broomfield investigates the murders of rappers Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls, digging up some surprises in the process. Two rappers vying for supremacy meet violent deaths. Was their rivalry fatal or were outside forces at work?

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Netflix box art for British Gangsters: Faces of the Underworld - Season 1 British Gangsters: Faces of the Underworld - Season 1
2012 / 3.6 / 44
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Author and former Essex Boys member Bernard O'Mahoney hosts this documentary series that shines a light on some of Britain's most infamous faces. They may be retired, but to their victims, Britain's most feared original gangsters will always be notorious.

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Netflix box art for Brother's Keeper Brother's Keeper
1992 / 3.6 / 104
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This documentary explores the odd world of the elderly Ward brothers, illiterate farmers who have lived their entire lives in a dilapidated shack.

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Netflix box art for Caesar Must Die Caesar Must Die
2012 / 73

Brothers Paolo and Vittorio Taviani take their cameras inside Rome's Rebbibia Prison as its inmates stage a production of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. These convicts may be doing hard time -- but on stage quoting Shakespeare, they deserve a standing ovation.

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Netflix box art for Cartel Land Cartel Land
2015 / 100

This documentary offers an up-close look at two vigilante groups that have formed in Mexico in response to the increasing dominance of drug cartels. The Mexican drug war is a terrifying juggernaut. Those at its fringes hope to contain it. Those inside plan to survive.

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Netflix box art for The Central Park Five Central Park Five, The
2012 / 118

This documentary examines the case of five teenagers, all African-American or Latino, who were convicted of the brutal rape of a white woman in 1989. On a crisp night in 1989, a heinous attack set the city on fire. And for 10 years, the wrong kids paid.

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Netflix box art for Chasing Madoff Chasing Madoff
2010 / 3.7 / 91
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This eye-opening documentary chronicles the campaign of reporter Harry Markopolos to reveal the investment scams engineered by Bernie Madoff.

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Netflix box art for Cocaine Cowboys 2 Cocaine Cowboys 2
2008 / 98

A drug dealer begins an affair with the "Cocaine Godmother," a woman who, unbeknownst to the man, kills her lovers with ruthless indifference. He was a common thug drowning in dollars from loving up to the cocaine godmother. And in way over his head.

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Netflix box art for Cocaine Cowboys Reloaded Cocaine Cowboys Reloaded
2014 / 152

In the 1970s, Miami became the hub of international drug-smuggling operations that adopted advanced technology to increase their profits. Their product -- and cruelty -- put a city on the map. Forget what you know, because you don't know the half of it.

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Netflix box art for The Confession Tapes - Season 1 Confession Tapes - Season 1, The
2017 / 42

This true crime documentary series investigates cases where people convicted of murder claim their confessions were coerced, involuntary or false. Some believe only a guilty person would confess. This disturbing collection of true-life cases challenges that notion.

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Netflix box art for Conmen Case Files - Season 1 Conmen Case Files - Season 1
2011 / 47
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Reenactments, experts and victims' testimony expose a variety of audacious scams and the twisted psychology of the con artists who perpetrated them.

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Netflix box art for Cutting Edge: Cocaine - Season 1 Cutting Edge: Cocaine - Season 1
2005 / 3.5 / 49
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In this documentary series, Angus Macqueen takes a chilling journey from the coca fields of the Peruvian Andes, via the favelas of Rio, to a man who stands behind over half of Colombia's drug trade. A global industry connects growers and drug lords to addicts and gangs. Is there an alternative to the war on drugs?

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Netflix box art for Dangerous Persuasions - Season 1 Dangerous Persuasions - Season 1
2013 / 43

Experience extraordinary and disturbing stories from innocent people who were abused and manipulated by false prophets, con artists and sociopaths.

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Netflix box art for The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson, The
2017 / 105

As she fights the tide of violence against trans women, activist Victoria Cruz probes the suspicious 1992 death of her friend Marsha P. Johnson. She was a fearless face of the LGBT movement for decades. The police ruled her death a suicide, but her friends demand the truth.

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Netflix box art for The Dhamma Brothers Dhamma Brothers, The
2008 / 3.8 / 76
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An overcrowded, violent maximum-security prison is dramatically changed by the introduction and influence of an ancient meditation program. They'll be behind bars for the rest of their lives. But by quieting their minds, they can find freedom.

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Netflix box art for Dirty Money - Season 1 Dirty Money - Season 1
2018 / 75
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From crippling payday loans to cars that cheat emissions tests, this investigative series exposes brazen acts of corporate greed and corruption. Inflated prices, doctored products, deals with narco-terrorists: How far will the corporate world go to chase a profit?

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Netflix box art for Dope - Season 1 Dope - Season 1
2017 / 48
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Filmed from the perspectives of dealers, users and the police, this vivid series offers a bracing look at the war on drugs. They're either selling them, using them or fighting to get them off the street. Welcome to the front lines of the drug war.

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Netflix box art for Drug Lords - Season 1 Drug Lords - Season 1
2018 / 46
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Witness the stories of history's most notorious kingpins, their terrifying enforcers, and the men and women who've sworn to bring them down. These aren't your everyday criminals. These drug lords make billions, destroy nations and change the course of history.

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