If you’re not afraid of the dark and disturbing, Netflix has true-crime films and series that will surely leave you horrified and heartbroken. (image source)
We’ve narrowed down the list to 4 documentaries, all of which you can see with a short background and trailer below:
1. America’s Most Diabolical Bank Heist
Evil Genius (2018) tells the story of a famous Pennsylvania bank heist that resulted in a pizza guy being blown up with a collar bomb. The four-part documentary unveils the mystery behind the murder of Brian Wells as well as the events that led to his involvement in the deadly 2003 bank robbery.
2. Possibly the Craziest Brainwashing and Kidnapping Case
Abducted In Plain Sight (2017) follows the crazy kidnapping of a girl not once, but twice, by a family friend and neighbor in the ‘70s. The pedophile took Jan Broberg when she was 12 and then again when she was 14. The show relays how the kidnapper, Robert, was able to brainwash Jan and her family into believing she was vital to him saving Planet Earth.
3. America’s Most Notorious Serial Killer
Conversations with A Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes (2019) brings to light the mind of the infamous serial killer Ted Bundy through exclusive, never-before-heard interviews with him. The docuseries focuses on a man whose good looks, personality, and charm defied the “killer stereotype,” allowing him to hide in plain sight as he killed more than 30 women before his capture in 1978.
4. World’s Most Famous Missing Child Case
The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann (2019) goes over the baffling disappearance of 3-year-old Madeleine McCann who went missing while on a family vacation in Portugal. What makes the case baffling and harrowing is that McCann was never found, prompting a wave of theories that targeted everyone in the area, especially the girl’s parents.