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10 True Crime Docs on Netflix to Watch Over Thanksgiving Weekend


Over 50 true-crime documentaries currently exist in the Netflix jam-packed library, and the number continues to climb as viewers find themselves diving deeper into the genre. With so many options, it’s easy for the riveting features to get buried underneath the amount of content. Here are 10 docs and docuseries suggestions based on true-crime events to binge over Thanksgiving break with your family or while decompressing from the busy holiday.

Capturing the Killer Nurse

The 94-minute film follows nurse Charles Cullen who confessed to killing at least 40 patients in hospitals and a nursing home throughout a 16-year span. As a result of his murders, several states have adopted laws hospitals are required to follow.

Capturing the Killer Nurse is a new true crime docuseries about serial killer Charles Cullen, releasing this Friday, November 11. pic.twitter.com/PVXH1QtOYg

— Netflix Life (@NetflixLifee) November 7, 2022

RELATED: ‘The Good Nurse’: Eddie Redmayne Attended Nursing School and Hired a Movement Coach to Portray Serial Killer Charles Cullen

I Am Vanessa Guillen

The documentary follows 20-year-old Army soldier Vanessa Guillen, who was murdered at her base after telling her mother another soldier was sexually harassing her.

Vanessa Guillén was only 20 years old when she was found murdered on a US Army base.

Rather than submit to silence, her family fought for justice and demanded change. Their powerful story is told in I Am Vanessa Guillén, a new documentary now on Netflix. pic.twitter.com/sqdK6h6h6D

— Netflix (@netflix) November 17, 2022

American Murder: The Family Next Door

This 82-minute-long true-crime documentary profiles Chris Watt, who killed his pregnant wife and two young daughters in 2018, and explores general theories behind his actions.

When Shanann Watts and her kids went missing, all eyes turned to her husband Chris.

American Murder: The Family Next Door brings this shocking crime to life through the text messages Shannan sent before she was murdered. pic.twitter.com/NNiT3UylQz

— Netflix (@netflix) September 30, 2020

Girl in the Picture

This documentary revolves around Sharon Marshall, a young girl who, fugitive Franklin Delano Floyd kidnapped and raised as his daughter. He went on to force her into marriage before becoming a person of interest in her hit-and-run death.

. @skyeborgman’s GIRL IN THE PICTURE (on #Netflix) has a ton of twists and turns that are absolutely gut-wrenching. However, I cried at the end, seeing how those left to deal with the fallout of trauma, piece themselves back together again. It’s really moving. pic.twitter.com/EiUE0vOzmd

— Courtney Howard (@Lulamaybelle) September 20, 2022

Worst Roommate Ever?

The five-part docuseries tells four stories about ill-intended roommates, including landlord Dorothea Puente, K.C. Joy, athlete Youssef Khater, and squatter Jamison Bachman. 

How well do you really know the people you live with???

Worst Roommate Ever is a true crime series that tells four stories of seemingly harmless roommates who quickly became nightmares for their unsuspecting victims — from fraud to murder! Now on Netflix pic.twitter.com/rFxweOLMCE

— Netflix (@netflix) March 2, 2022

Killer Sally

The documentary features the complicated …read more

Source:: Showbiz Cheat Sheet

      

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