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What To Watch If You Love 'Forensic Files'

Updated July 24, 2020 1.3k votes 51 voters 1.8k views82 items

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Wondering what to watch after Forensic Files? If the documentary style of the series has you hungry for more shows featuring forensic science and detective work, you're in luck! Since the public fascination with true crime is not ceasing any time soon, there are loads of other movies and TV shows like Forensic Files ready for you to start bingeing. 

If you’re on the hunt for movies and TV shows similar to Forensic Files and Forensic Files II, Cold Justice is a great TV series about investigators attempting to solve older criminal cases. The First 48 is another great show, about how detectives use forensic evidence to solve cases. 

For fans of Forensic Files looking for good movie recommendations, In Cold Blood is an excellent film based on Truman Capote's book, which is considered one of the first true crime novels written. Other good movies and shows featured on this list include The Innocence Files, Helter Skelter, and Mommy Dead and Dearest.  

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  • Most Evil is an American forensics television program on Investigation Discovery presented by forensic psychiatrist Michael Stone of Columbia University. On the show, Stone rates murderers on a scale of evil that Stone himself has developed. The show features profiles on various murderers, serial killers, mass murderers and psychopaths.... more on Wikipedia
  • Cold Justice
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    Cold Justice (TNT, 2013) is an American unscripted true crime television series produced by Dick Wolf. The show follows former Harris County, Texas prosecutor Kelly Siegler and a team of investigators as they re-open unsolved murder cases with the consent and assistance of local law enforcement.... more on Wikipedia
  • The Innocence Files
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    Innocence Files (Netflix, 2020) is a documentary television series executive producted by Dan Cogan and Story Syndicate. The hour-long episodes detail the personal stories behind eight cases of wrongful conviction that the Innocence Project and organizations within the Innocence Network have worked to highlight and overturn.... more on Wikipedia
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    The First 48

    The First 48 (A&E, 2004) is an American documentary television series that offers an insider's look at the real-life world of homicide investigators.... more on Wikipedia