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10 True Crime Documentaries You Need to See

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Do you love getting a look inside a criminal’s mind? Following investigators along the road to justice? Then you’ll love Hulu’s collection of true crime and murder documentaries.

Discover Who Killed Jeffrey Epstein?, Sasquatch, and more docs covering some of the most notorious crimes of our time.

Best True Crime Documentaries on Hulu

The Housewife and The Hustler

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Tom Girardi — you may know him as the famous Los Angeles trial attorney, or as the lawyer depicted in the 2000 film Erin Brockovich, or as the husband of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Ericka Girardi.

Despite what you think you know, The Housewife and The Hustler uncovers the dark side of the legal titan, who is now facing serious legal allegations and disbarment for stealing money from the clients who trusted him.

Watch: The Housewife and The Hustler

Fyre Fraud

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A cautionary tale about the power of social media influence, the Hulu Original documentary Fyre Fraud recounts the events leading up to and following the fraudulently marketed Fyre music festival, which promised attendees a luxury experience with access to high-profile celebrities (and delivered arguably the opposite).

Watch: Fyre Fraud

Untouchable 

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Untouchable gives an inside look at the rise and fall of Harvey Weinstein, as well as the scandal that sparked a movement. Learn how he acquired and protected his power for decades as allegations of sexual abuse threatened to engulf him.

Watch: Untouchable

Who Killed Jeffery Epstein?

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The news of Jeffrey Epstein’s arrest, and soon-after death, left many with more questions than answers. This new docuseries investigates Epstein, his co-conspirators, and his elite inner circle.

Exclusive interviews with Epstein’s accusers, lawyers, and even the officer who was guarding his cell the night he died reveal new clues about his seedy underworld and controversial fate.

Watch: Who Killed Jeffery Epstein?

Murder Documentaries on Hulu

Sasquatch

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This is the new true crime documentary that everyone is talking about.

While visiting a pot farm in Northern California in 1993, investigative journalist David Holthouse heard a story that still haunts him: On a nearby farm three men were torn limb from limb in a savage Bigfoot attack. Sasquatch follows David as he revisits the Redwoods 25 years later, in search of any evidence that might lead to the truth of what happened that night.

Watch: Sasquatch

The Menendez Murders: Erik Tells All

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An inside look at one of the most fascinating true crime tragedies of the century, The Menendez Murders: Erik Tells All re-examines the chilling true story through the lens of one of the convicted killers, Erik Menendez.

Watch: The Menendez Murders: Erik Tells All

The Most Dangerous Animal of All

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Adopted as an infant, Gary L. Stewart always struggled with his identity. The FX Original documentary The Most Dangerous Animal of All, follows his search for his biological parents, which reveals that his father is one of the most infamous serial killers in American history.

Watch: The Most Dangerous Animal of All

The Murder of Laci Peterson

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The A&E docuseries The Murder of Laci Peterson recounts the disturbing true story of a pregnant woman who went missing in Modesto, California. Follow what has become known as one of the most visible murder cases of all time from the initial search to the final verdict.

Watch: The Murder of Laci Peterson

A Wilderness of Error

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When army surgeon Jeffrey MacDonald is convicted of killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters, a storm of swirling narratives challenges the truth and overshadows one chilling possibility: MacDonald may be an innocent man.

A Wilderness of Error re-investigates the complicated case that has spanned decades in an attempt to find the truth.

Watch: A Wilderness of Error

Hunting JonBennet’s Killer

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The murder of JonBenét Ramsey is one of the most notorious cold cases in American history. Hunting JonBennet’s Killer: The Untold Story follows Elizabeth Vargas as she tracks down new leads and DNA evidence.

Watch: Hunting JonBennet’s Killer

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