9 Disturbing True Crime Documentaries You Need to See

The truth is more chilling than fiction.

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1. The Cheshire Murders

The Cheshire Murders
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2. The Jinx

The Jinx
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3. Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer

Aileen Wuornos
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4. Capturing the Friedmans

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5. Paradise Lost Trilogy

Paradise Lost
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6. Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father

Dear Zachary
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7. There’s Something Wrong with Aunt Diane

There’s Something Wrong with Aunt Diane
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8. The Staircase

The Staircase
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9. The Imposter

The Imposter
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  • Photo Credit: A&E IndieFilms