If your ideal night consists of your favorite glass of wine, cozy stretch pants, some snackage, and true crime, then you’re going to love the list of our most favorite binge-worthy true crime documentaries or docuseries you can stream right now.
The witness is a documentary that will leave you shaken in an interesting way. The Witness covers, not just the 1964 murder of Kitty Genovese, but also the 38 people who lived in her building that allegedly never heard a peep. What makes this documentary even more touching is that it was her brother who set out to discover just how a building full of people never heard or tried to help his sister while she was being stabbed to death.
If you still haven’t watched this documentary, this is your sign to go ahead and press play. The Keepers is one season long, and trust us when we say, you won’t want to stop. The docu-series tackles the unsolved murder of Cathy Cesnik that occurred sometime between November of 1969 and January of 1970. The case went cold but was revived during the 1990s when a former student of Cesnik accused the high school chaplain at the time of sexual abuse and claims she was taken to Cesnik’s body by the chaplain. Even the snobbiest of documentary snobs will appreciate the presentation of The Keepers, directed by Ryan White.
American Murder: The Family Next Door
American Murder is a documentary about the Watts family murders that occurred in 2018 in Frederick, Colorado. Throughout the documentary viewers learn of many secrets this seemingly perfect family was keeping, the most devastating ones coming from Chris Watts himself. If you love a good ‘it’s always the husband’ documentary, then your next binge needs to be The Family Next Door.
Abducted in Plain Sight
There’s a good chance by now you’ve seen a few memes about or heard some things about the documentary known as ‘Abducted in Plain Sight’. When we say there are constant twists and turns, we aren’t kidding. At some point during this documentary, you almost forget the original crime because of the storyline. Abducted in Plain sight takes place in the early 1970s and covers the insane abduction of Jan Broberg by a close friend and neighbor.