Three true crime docs to stream today

Amazon Prime Day is right around the cornerOctober 13-15 in factcelebrate this phony holiday by streaming these three documentaries that focus on the victim of these heinous crimes, not just the notorious murderer.


Release Date: 2018

Director: Laura Paglin

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score: 88%

Active Reddit Threads: 75+

Overview: Following the surviving victims of Anthony Sowell, this doc examines how in 2009, Cleveland police discover the bodies of 11 women on Sowell's property and how preying on women on the margins of society made them all but invisible to the public and law enforcement.

Tales of the grim sleeper

Release Date: 2016

Director: Nick Broomfield

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score: 76%

Active Reddit Threads: 80+

Overview: Nearly 180 women, many sex workers, were murdered in South Central Los Angeles between 1988 to 2002. Filmmakers put a face too many of the victims of a serial killer praying on women and terrorizing a community out in the open for 25 years.

The Witness

Release Date: 2016

Director: James D. Solomon

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score: 77%

Active Reddit Threads: 200+

Overview: The brother of Kitty Genovese investigates the murder of his sister in 1960's New York. Fifty years later, Bill Genovese, looks at why 38 people allegedly stood by and did nothing during her murder.

Honorable mention...


Release Date: 2016

Director: Charlie Minn

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score: 29%

Overview: Family annihilator Robert Fisher takes the lives of his wife, Mary, and his two children, Britteny and Bobby. Now police officers and volunteers from across the country search for Fisher. While the rating might not be as high, this doc gets a spot on our list for the active Reddit thread and volunteers still working to find the location of Robert Fisher to find justice for Mary, Brittney, and Bobby Fisher.

What are other streaming docs we should add to this list? Forget Amazon Prime let us know what you're watching across all platforms so we can share with the community.

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