Crime Documentariesby larkinvincent | created - 10 Jul 2017 | updated - 16 Jan 2018 | Public
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1. The Work (2017)
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary
Set inside a single room in Folsom Prison, three men from the outside participate in a four-day group-therapy retreat with a group of incarcerated men for a real look at the challenges of rehabilitation.
Votes: 1,531 | Gross: $0.01M
2. Amanda Knox (2016)
TV-MA | 92 min | Documentary, Crime
American exchange student Amanda Knox is convicted and eventually acquitted for the 2007 death of another student in Italy.
3. The Witness (I) (2015)
89 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
The brother of Kitty Genovese investigates the circumstances of her murder and the truth of the story that dozens of locals witnessed the crime and did nothing to intervene.
TV-MA | 81 min | Documentary
Dubbed "The Cannibal Cop," Gilberto Valle was convicted in March 2013 of conspiring to kidnap and eat young women. Valle argued it was all a fantasy; the prosecution's narrative convinced ... See full summary »
5. A Murder in the Park (2014)
PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, Crime, History
Documentary filmmakers assert that Anthony Porter - a former death-row inmate who was spared the death penalty thanks to the efforts of a college journalism program - was actually guilty, and an innocent man was sent to prison.
6. 3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets (2015)
TV-MA | 98 min | Documentary, Crime
Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving November 2012, four boys in a red SUV pull into a gas station after spending time at the mall buying sneakers and talking to girls. With music ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,585 | Gross: $0.02M
7. Captivated: The Trials of Pamela Smart (2014)
TV-14 | 98 min | Documentary
A small-town murder in New England became one of the highest-profile cases of the twentieth century. As the first fully televised court case, the Pamela Smart trial rattled the ... See full summary »
9. The House of Suh (2010)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
A chilling exploration of the tragic history of the Suh family and the murder that shocked America - when the picture perfect son, Andrew, shot and killed his sister's fiancÃ© at her bidding.
10. Valentine Road (2013)
TV-14 | 89 min | Documentary
On February 12, 2008, in Oxnard, California, eighth-grade student Brandon McInerney shot his classmate Larry King twice in the back of the head during first period. When Larry died two days... See full summary »
12. The Trials of Darryl Hunt (2006)
PG-13 | 106 min | Documentary, Crime
"The Trials of Darryl Hunt" is a feature documentary about a brutal rape/murder case and a wrongly convicted man, Darryl Hunt, who spent nearly twenty years in prison for a crime he did not... See full summary »
Votes: 949 | Gross: $0.00M
13. The Staircase II: The Last Chance (2013)
Not Rated | 130 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama
Explosive developments - implicating both the forensics laboratory of the police department of North Carolina, and Duane Deaver, its chief - recently saw the convicted subject of 'The ... See full summary »
15. The Psychopath Next Door (2014)
48 min | Documentary
Most of us think of the psychopath as a serial killer - a monster like Colonel Russell Williams, Paul Bernardo, or Clifford Olsen. But most psychopaths are not physically violent criminals - they live among us undetected.
16. Tower (2016)
TV-14 | 82 min | Documentary, Animation, Crime
Animation, testimony, and archival footage combine to relate the events of August 1, 1966 when a gunman opened fire from the University of Texas clock tower, killing 16 people.
Votes: 6,527 | Gross: $0.09M
17. Oklahoma City (2017)
Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary, Crime, History
Documents the beliefs and experiences of Timothy McVeigh in the lead-up to his bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, which claimed 168 lives.
18. The Seven Five (2014)
R | 104 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
Meet the dirtiest cop in NYC history. Michael Dowd stole money and dealt drugs while patrolling the streets of 80s Brooklyn.
Votes: 4,655 | Gross: $0.01M
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
A filmmaker decides to memorialize a murdered friend when his friend's ex-girlfriend announces she is expecting his son.
TV-14 | 279 min | Documentary, Crime
21. 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.
23. The House I Live In (2012)
Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary
From the dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, a penetrating look inside America's criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy.
Votes: 5,020 | Gross: $0.21M
24. Russia's Toughest Prisons (2011)
TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary
With the first time international camera crews have been allowed inside, we get a look at three of Russia's toughest, strictest and harshest prisons, aswell as the rigid and disciplined regime the prisoners endure.
27. Murder on the Internet (2017– )
44 min | Documentary, Crime
Interviews with the family and friends of victims, police, lawyers and psychologists tell the stories of some of the most shocking crimes committed by people using online dating.
28. 59 Middle Lane (2012)
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary, Adventure, Family
A murderous love triangle leaves two adopted 10 year old twins without parents. 10 years after the incident, at the age of 20, the twins decides to reach out and reunite with their biological Ukranian family.
29. Shadow of Doubt (2013)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary
Bob Chappell disappeared... his partner Sue was the only suspect in the eyes of the Tasmania police. She faltered on details, they were convinced she was a liar AND a murderer. Her family fight to overturn a 26 year conviction.
Director: Eve Ash
31. At the Death House Door (2008)
98 min | Documentary
An investigation of the wrongful death of Carlos DeLuna, who was executed in Texas on December 7, 1989, after prosecutors ignored evidence inculpating a man, who bragged to friends about committing the crimes of which DeLuna was convicted.
32. Disgraced (2017)
TV-14 | 102 min | Documentary, Crime, Sport
The background of the 2003 murder of Baylor basketball player Patrick Dennehy and the attempted, related cover-up of NCAA violations rampant in the Baylor basketball program by Coach Dave Bliss.
33. There's Something Wrong with Aunt Diane (2011 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 101 min | Documentary
This documentary explores the depth behind the case of a woman whose vehicle collision killed numerous people, including herself. Was she really the reckless drunk, or the perfect suburban mother?
34. Cropsey (2009)
Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Crime, Horror
Realizing the urban legend of their youth has actually come true; two filmmakers delve into the mystery surrounding five missing children and the real-life boogeyman linked to their disappearances.
Votes: 7,129 | Gross: $0.05M
35. Talhotblond: (2009)
R | 83 min | Documentary, Thriller
This is the true story of a love triangle that takes place entirely online. Lies lead to murder in real life, as a teenage vixen (screen name 'talhotblond') lures men into her web. ... See full summary »
A look at the life of a sex-addict traveling salesman who uses his door-to-door beauty products to meet women.
38. Cease to Exist (2007)
84 min | Documentary, Crime, Music
"Cease To Exist" explores the music motive to the Manson murders and uncovers Charles Manson's relationship with Beach Boys' drummer Dennis Wilson and record producer Terry Melcher.
39. Colleen Stan: The Girl in the Box (2016 TV Movie)
In the first hour of the two-part back-to-back special, Colleen Stan: The Girl in the Box, kidnapping survivor Colleen Stan tells the story of her seven-year ordeal. Abducted by a sadistic ... See full summary »
40. Deadly Secrets: The Lost Children of Dozier (2016 TV Movie)
120 min | Documentary, Crime
The Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, Florida was supposed to be a place where troubled kids could go to straighten out their lives. What these boys found there would instead leave ... See full summary »
41. Death Row: The Final 24 Hours (2012 TV Movie)
43 min | Documentary
What happens in the final 24 hours before an execution? Hear extraordinary insider stories told by the men who work on death row: the last minute appeals, what happens when things go wrong,... See full summary »
47. Highway of Tears (2015)
79 min | Documentary
"Highway of Tears" is about the missing or murdered women along a 724 kilometer stretch of highway in northern British Columbia. None of the 18 cold-cases had been solved since 1969, until ... See full summary »
49. Interview with a Murderer (2016 TV Movie)