There’s a reason the interest in true-crime documentaries on Netflix has spiked over the years. The chilling details behind these real-life cases have gripped people, communities, and viewers for years due to the fact that horrible things happen, and they happen a lot more than we like to think.
Netflix has a wide variety of crime documentaries on its platform, but the most fascinating ones involve the real stories behind the crimes that happen in our society, the bone-chilling perpetrators, and the lives that are ultimately left changed forever. These can also be educational resources, bringing awareness and attention to the injustices in our society that we all can take action in preventing in the future.
If you’re interested in learning about infamous serial killers, chilling cold cases, baffling kidnappings, and controversial cults, watch the best crime documentaries on Netflix now.
— Additional reporting by Lauren Harano, Haley Lyndes, Kalyn Womack, and Naomi Parris