True Crime

Where the truth really is stranger - and darker - than fiction. Deadly cults, infamous serial killers, cold cases rekindled… we get your obsession.

Where the truth really is stranger - and darker - than fiction.

The Case of Sally Challen
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Jailed for life in 2011 for killing her husband, Sally Challen was convicted on the unanimous decision of the jury. The result provoked little surprise among her friends and family, yet evidence later revealed that Challen was the victim of coercive control from her husband, who would manage her social life and spending. With fewer than 10% of appeals ever quashing a conviction, this documentary is a compelling case for the need for greater nuance in the law and its reporting.

The Hacker Wars
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Ripped from international headlines, The Hacker Wars takes you to the front lines of the high-stakes battle over the fate of the Internet, freedom and privacy.

How to Catch a Serial Killer
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The pursuit of Christopher Halliwell by Detective Steve Fulcher has been one of the biggest crime stories in recent years, captivating the public's attention. Spanning more than a decade, multiple murders, two much-publicised trials and one irreparably damaged career, it is a story of the dogged pursuit of a serial-killer by a police officer determined to get justice for the families of his victims.

Frackman
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Frackman tells the story of Dayne ‘Frackman’ Pratzky’s struggle against international gas companies. Australia will soon become the world’s biggest gas exporter, as more than 30,000 wells are sunk in Dayne’s home of Queensland, with many requiring controversial ‘fracking’. He and his neighbours have unwittingly become the centre of a massive industrial landscape and they have little power to fight the wishes of the $200 billion industry.

The Thread
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The Thread is a groundbreaking documentary that exposes the undeniable impact amateur internet writers are having on journalism today. Following the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, amateur internet sleuths took to Twitter and Reddit, intent on identifying the individuals responsible. The ensuing investigation led to an innocent young man being charged with the crime, thus changing the face of journalism forever.

Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer
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Ten years later after his first film about serial killer Aileen Wuornos, Nick Broomfield returns to uncover why she's changed her story after years of proclaiming her innocence.

Sylvia: Tracing Blood
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Sylvia: Tracing Blood plots the clandestine and violent path of international spy Sylvia Raphael, a South African woman who infiltrated Israel's enemies, emerging as a top female Mossad agent.

The Preppy Murder: Death in Central Park
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This timely and emotionally-charged true crime series vividly reexamines one of the most sensational crimes in American history; the brutal 1986 murder of Jennifer Levin at the hands of Robert Chambers. A case that infamously came to be known as The Preppy Murder.

Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle
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Jim Jones. A name that lives in infamy. This chilling true crime series investigates the charismatic preacher turned cult leader who ordered the deaths of over 900 people.

No One Saw a Thing
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On July 10, 1981, 60 townspeople surrounded Ken Rex McElroy’s truck and shot him dead. Yet to this day, no one's claimed to have seen a thing. This gripping true crime series examines the unsolved murder of McElroy, now considered one of the most infamous acts of vigilantism in American history.

The Oslo Killing
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Maria was only four-years-old when she witnessed her mother’s murder in their Oslo home. The case remained unsolved for over 40 years. In this captivating true crime series, Maria sets out to find out the truth about who killed her mother.

Ministry of Evil: The Twisted Cult of Tony Alamo
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Dive deep into the cult you've never heard of. Ministry of Evil chronicles the life and crimes of televangelist turned cult-leader Tony Alamo who came to wield unimaginable power on the backs of his believers.

Monster
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Charlize Theron's Oscar-winning portrayal of serial killer Aileen Wuornos was described by Roger Ebert as 'one of the greatest performances in the history of cinema.' Witness her unforgettable performance in the shocking true-life retelling of the infamous serial killer.

Cold Blooded: The Clutter Family Murders
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The brutal 1959 murders of the Clutter family spawned a hit novel, films and the True Crime genre itself. This gripping docu-series brilliantly separates fact from fiction via powerful interviews with those who knew the Clutters and their killers best.

Killing for Love
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Highly cinematic in the way of The Staircase, as suspenseful as Serial, and as confounding as Making of a Murderer, Killing for Love is your next true crime binge.

The Blood is at the Doorstep
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After Dontre Hamilton, a black, unarmed man diagnosed with schizophrenia, was shot 14 times and killed by police in Milwaukee, his family embarks on a quest for answers, justice, and reform as the investigation unfolds.

Love and Hate Crime
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An explosive documentary series investigating hate crimes committed in the name of love, passion, and prejudice.

Mayday Air Disasters
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Harrowing stories of tragedy and triumph in the sky are brought to life through official reports and interviews with flight crews, investigators, and survivors of history's most terrifying crashes.

The Galapagos Affair
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A fascinating documentary portrait of a 1930s murder mystery as strange and alluring as the famous archipelago itself. Fleeing conventional society, a Berlin doctor and his mistress start a new life on uninhabited Floreana Island.

The Dog
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An intimate portrait of John Wojtowicz, the inspiration behind Al Pacino's character in Sidney Lumet's Oscar Nominated Dog Day Afternoon.

Rillington Place
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A tense thriller exploring the real life crimes of British serial-killer John Reginald Christie. With Tim Roth and Samantha Morton.

One Deadly Weekend in America
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This gripping documentary reveals the shocking truth of guns in the USA. An award-winning team picks apart a series of shootings that happened over a single weekend, revealing how, when and why these crimes happened. They draw on CCTV footage, police body cameras, mobile phone videos and interviews to throw viewers into the heart of the action.

The Invisible War
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Kirby Dick's shocking expose on the U.S. military's inability to address widespread sexual assault led to new laws to protect rape survivors and an Oscar nomination.