The holidays are fast approaching and most people are binge-watching the best Christmas movies on Netflix Canada but if you're just not in the mood yet, you can also catch some great docuseries. Last week, The Confession Killer dropped and it gained immediate love, got itself a perfect Rotten Tomatoes score, and has been labelled as scarier than a horror movie. If you already watched the five-part series, here are five more Netflix Canada crime documentaries to satisfy your inner detective. 

The Confession Tapes

Rating: 100% on Rotten Tomatoes 

Another perfect score was awarded to this 2017 docuseries that's currently on its second season. Each episode follows the story of a different person who is convicted of murder after confessing to a crime they didn't actually commit. It's a good doc to catch if you liked Making a Murderer too.

I Am A Killer

Rating: 79% Audience Score on Rotten Tomatoes 

On the other side of the criminal justice system are these inmates who actually did commit their crimes. The ten episodes in this 2018 docuseries feature people on death row convicted of murder who recall the stories of what went down during their heinous crimes. 

Evil Genius

Rating: 80% on Rotten Tomatoes 

The full title of this 2018 docuseries is actually Evil Genius: the True Story of America's Most Diabolical Bank Heist and is the suspenseful account of a bank robbery. It's based on the true story of a pizza delivery man who entered the bank wearing a bomb around his neck and was nicknamed the "pizza bomber case". 

Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes

Rating: 56% on Rotten Tomatoes 

Earlier this year, Netflix released the horrifying story of serial killer Ted Bundy, convicted of "dozens of sex killings" according to the trailer. Season one features four episodes of interviews and old footage, and a second docuseries about Bundy will be on Amazon Prime next year.

The Innocent Man


Rating: 73% on Rotten Tomatoes 

This 2018 docuseries is based on a nonfiction book of the same name by John Grisham and follows murder cases from the 1980s that happened in Oklahoma. There are six episodes in the series which reopen the case that had four convictions for two murders. 

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