These Popular True Crime Documentaries Are Even Better In Podcast Form
True Crime Obsessed podcast hosts Gillian Pensavalle and Patrick Hinds watch true crime documentaries so we don't have to. Armed with a garbage bell, endless knowledge of musical theater, and years of comedy expertise, Gillian and Patrick have turned this true crime comedy podcast into a treasure trove of episodes covering documentaries from The Imposter to Wrinkles the Clown.
Every True Crime Obsessed episode offers little to be desired, providing listeners with an opportunity to be informed, be part of a community that shares their interests, have a laugh, and keep up with what's new in true crime. You can listen to the True Crime Obsessed podcast for free on their website.
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Best Quote: "They called the other... the creep... they called him 'B,' so we are going to call him 'B,' but instead of it being for 'Bob,' it's going to be for 'This B*tch.'"In 1974 a 12-year-old girl is abducted from a small church-going community in Idaho.
- Actors: Jan Broberg, Emily Kincaid, Jill Klopp, Lainee Rhodes, Sinclair DuMont
- Released: 2017
- Directed by: Skye Borgman
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Best Quote: "I'm just trying to meet somebody at the bowling alley and eat my nachos... okay child of the corn, thank you."Filmmakers Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady visit an evangelical Christian summer camp called Kids on Fire, where children take part in programs designed to strengthen and intensify their beliefs. The camp's founder, Becky Fischer, discusses her mission to indoctrinate youths in the word of God, while young campers play certain combat video games and talk about their love for Jesus.
- Actors: Mike Papantonio, Ted Haggard, Becky Fischer, Lou Engle
- Released: 2006
- Directed by: Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady
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Best Quote: "David, who is clearly a listener of our podcast, just says 'He's Garbage.'"Identical triplets become separated at birth and adopted by three different families. Years later, their amazing reunion becomes a global sensation but also unearths an unimaginable secret that has radical repercussions.
- Actors: Robert Shafran, David Kellman, Lawrence Wright, Will Ennis, Scotty Murray
- Released: 2018
- Directed by: Tim Wardle
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Best Quote: "I make grammatical mistakes all the time, I also didn't scam people out of $400 million and lie to them about their syphilis results."The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley is 2019 American documentary film, directed and produced by Alex Gibney. The story of Theranos, a multi-billion dollar tech company, its founder Elizabeth Holmes, the youngest self-made female billionaire, and the massive fraud that collapsed the company.
- Actors: Errol Morris, Elizabeth Holmes, Tyler Shultz
- Released: 2019
- Directed by: Alex Gibney
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Best Quote: "You don't have to clean up poop when you're a bear in the woods. You just, go about your bear life."Pieced together from Timothy Treadwell's actual video footage, Werner Herzog's remarkable documentary examines the calling that drove Treadwell to live among a tribe of wild grizzly bears on an Alaskan reserve. A devoted conservationist with a passion for adventure, Timothy believed he had bridged the gap between human and beast. When one of the bears he loved and protected tragically turns on him, the footage he shot serves as a window into our understanding of nature and its grim realities.
- Actors: Jewel Palovak, Warren Queeney, Carol Dexter, Val Dexter, Sam Egli
- Released: 2005
- Directed by: Werner Herzog
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Best Quote: "It's these two human beings on the planet, sharing this moment that neither one of them knows is going to be significant."Long Shot is a 2017 documentary short film directed by Jacob LaMendola. When Juan Catalan is arrested for a murder he insists he didn't commit, he builds his case for innocence around raw footage from a popular TV show, "Curb Your Enthusiasm."
- Actors: Tasha Boggs, Juan Catalan, Melissa Catalan, Larry David
- Released: 2017
- Directed by: Jacob LaMendola