4. The Witness (2015)
In March 1964, Kitty Genovese was stabbed to death on the streets of New York City. It was reportedthat 38 people watched from their windows, but no one did a single thing. This documentary follows Kitty’s brother as he uncovers the truth. This case is supposedly a huge reason the United States adopted the 911 emergency system.
5. Mommy Dead and Dearest (2017)
No one knew Gypsy Rose Blanchard’s debilitating illnesses were being induced by her mom until Gypsy took revenge on her in the form of murder in 2015. Mommy Dead and Dearest exposes the inner workings of Gypsy’s mind, and the pain she suffered under her guardian for over 20 years before she’d finally had enough.
6. Wisconsin Death Trip (1999)
Something sinister took over Black River Falls, Wisconsin, in the 1890s that caused residents to murder each other, set buildings ablaze, and exhibit some of the strangest behavior ever documented. Get ready for a journey through some of the most mysterious and macabre events to ever take place.
7. The Family I Had (2017)
A 13-year-old boy choked and strangled his 4-year-old half-sister in 2007, and his mom recalls the events leading up to the murder, along with the consequences of his actions. Roger Ebert’s review team gave it three out of four stars.