When I sit down on the couch with a soft blanket and a barrel full of snacks, ready to pop on a true crime documentary, there’s a part of my brain that instantly activates and says “I’m gonna blow this case wide open” in an old-timey detective voice.
After my dedicated years of strenuous field research, (sitting in my living room, judgmentally) I’m confident, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that Netflix has the best true crime documentaries to offer based on crisp production quality, quick pacing, and an always captivating cast of characters.
Below are the 10 Netflix true crime options that I’ve seen and would highly recommend! Hopefully this helps to give you options for content you can handle so you won’t have to unexpectedly sleep with the lights on, unless that’s what you’re goin’ for. Let’s get into it!
INTERESTING AND KINDA FUNNY: The Legend Of Cocaine Island
WOW THIS WAS DISTURBING: Into the Deep
INTERESTING AND KINDA FUNNY: This Is A Robbery: The World’s Biggest Art Heist
WOW THIS WAS DISTURBING: Girl in the Picture
INTERESTING AND KINDA FUNNY: Bad Vegan: Fame. Fraud. Fugitives.
WOW THIS WAS DISTURBING: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel
INTERESTING AND KINDA FUNNY: FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened
WOW THIS WAS DISTURBING: Our Father
INTERESTING AND KINDA FUNNY: Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal
WOW THIS WAS DISTURBING: Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer
Am I missing out on any of your favorite Netflix true crime documentaries? Let me know in the comments if there is one that stands out to you and if it gave you a major case of the spooks!