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True Crime on Screen

Horror
1.5m views10 Real Life Crime Scenes And The Movies They InspiredNot all scary movies are pure fiction. Many popular horror films are based on crimes that actually happened. True crime is a risin...
Entertainment
225 votersThe Best New True Crime Shows Of 2022The best true crime shows mix documentary with drama and keep us caught up in solving the mystery, and the best true crime shows o...
Death
495 votersThe Best Movies About Real Serial KillersWhile characters like Hannibal Lecter and Michael Myers are certainly frightening figures, movies about real life serial killers a...
Netflix
1.5k votersNetflix Shows And Movies That Are Based On Real CrimesTruth is usually stranger than fiction, which explains why there are so many Netflix shows based on real crimes. The streaming gia...
America's Most Wanted
37.1k viewsHere Are Highlights Of When 'America's Most Wanted' Actually WorkedIf you've watched America's Most Wanted, you may remember host John Walsh proclaiming, "Let's get these dirtbags." The hit televis...
America's Most Wanted
90.9k viewsCriminals On 'America's Most Wanted' Who Were Never CaughtFor 25 seasons, a television show called America's Most Wanted was responsible for the arrest of hundreds of fugitive criminals. B...
Entertainment
993 votersThe Best Movies Based on Real MurdersThe truth is often stranger than fiction. That's what makes these movies based on real murders some of the scariest projects to ev...
15k viewsAll The Times Popular Crime Podcasts Helped Reopen A Cold CaseTrue crime feeds audiences' appetites for the grim, the dramatic, and the unsolved. From Truman Capote's In Cold Blood to The Peop...
Streaming
1.5k votersWhat To Watch on Netflix If You’re A True Crime FanThere’s never been a better time to watch true crime on Netflix. The streaming platform has a lock on some of the best true crime ...
Entertainment
489 votersThe Best Criminal BiopicsPlenty of big names appear on this list of the best criminal biopics. We have famous actors playing famous criminals, and famous d...
True Crime
8.2k votersThe Best True Crime TV ShowsThese are very best true crime shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest true crime shows also inc...
Criminals
1.6k votersWhat Notorious Criminals Actually Looked Like Vs. Actors Who Played ThemCriminals and bad guys often make headlines for their crimes, and their faces are usually plastered on TV and newspapers so freque...
True Crime
57 votersBooks Every True Crime Fan Should Have On Their ShelfAs anyone who’s listened to Serial, watched OJ: Made in America, or encountered another long-form true crime story can tell you, t...
Drama
179 votersThe Best True Crime DocudramasThere is just something about terrible crimes that makes for wonderful television. It's the main reason why shows like Law & Order...
True Crime
171 votersThe Best Current True Crime SeriesAmong every genre of TV shows, there is just something about true crime series that make for the perfect binge watch. Whether you ...
True Crime
131 votersThe Best True Crime Reality SeriesMost reality television shows depict people living lavishly and acting out of control. However, there are other kinds of reality s...
True Crime
31.6k viewsThe Most Historically Accurate Movies And Shows About Serial KillersFrom the silver screen to your phone screen, the true crime genre is bigger than ever. Morbid fascination with infamous serial kil...
Documentaries
399 votersThese Popular True Crime Documentaries Are Even Better In Podcast FormTrue Crime Obsessed podcast hosts Gillian Pensavalle and Patrick Hinds watch true crime documentaries so we don't have to. Armed w...
Documentaries
243 votersThe Most Haunting True Crime DocuseriesThe best, and most haunting, true crime documentaries on television stay in your mind long past the last episode. As miniseries, t...
True Crime
9k viewsFrustrating True-Crime Documentaries Where The Cases Remain UnsolvedWhen viewing a true-crime documentary, we often hope to see the case solved quickly and the assailant brought to justice. However,...