The Best Documentaries About Psychopaths

There are a number of documentaries out there that detail the different aspects and behind the scenes crime footage about psychopaths, including criminal profiling of serial killers like Jeffrey Dahmer, taking an in-depth look at the psychology of a psychopath and looking at historical aspects of what turns a person into a criminal in the first place. What are the Best Documentaries about Psychopaths? Without having information it’s hard to understand what can turn an ordinary person into a criminal mastermind, and how a person can feel no remorse for killing multiple people afterwards. These films take a closer look at these issues, as well as additional aspects of a psychopath.
 
This list discusses the best documentary films discussing psychopaths, including: Most Evil: Up Close, America’s Most Brutal Serial Killers, and Making a KillingVote up those you recommend, and please add any that we missed.
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  • Most Evil: Up Close
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    Most Evil: Up Close

    130 votes
  • Most Evil: Masterminds
    2

    Most Evil: Masterminds

    62 votes
  • America's Most Brutal Serial Killers
    3

    America's Most Brutal Serial Killers

    22 votes
  • Making a Killing
    4

    Making a Killing

    24 votes
    • Released: 1992
    • Directed by: Nick Broomfield
    In this documentary, filmmaker Nick Broomfield follows the saga of Aileen Wuornos, a prostitute who has been accused of committing a brutal series of murders. Broomfield conducts interviews with ...more
  • I, Psychopath
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    I, Psychopath

    62 votes