Calling all true crime fanatics! If there's one thing that Netflix knows how to do right, it's their chilling crime docu-series. Most recently, a show about a young boy who was tragically murdered by his mother and her boyfriend has taken the world by storm, and now, people are looking for more shows like The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez to watch on Netflix.
Fernandez's story has been impacting viewers all across the globe due to its heartbreaking nature, and although it was tough to watch, true crime fans are in search of similar tales that will keep them on the edge of their seats.
The streaming service has had a constant flow of haunting shows come out over the past few years, including titles like Making a Murderer, The Confession Tapes, and Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes, just to name a few.
More recently though, Netflix has been diving into more unique stories including NFL players who turned into murderers, Canadian killers, and even seemingly innocent grandfathers who turned out to be former Nazi death camp guards.
With so many options, it won't take long at all for you to become a bonafide true-crime expert—all you have to do is choose which series to start with.
I Am a Killer
Rating: 90% on Rotten Tomatoes
I Am a Killer tells the story of various incarcerated American prisoners who are awaiting their fate on Death Row. Each of the 20 episodes currently available on Netflix follows a different criminal who's been convicted of capital murder, giving viewers unique insight into the actions that led to their eventual demise.
Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez
Rating: 73% on Rotten Tomatoes
Aaron Hernandez was once an up and coming NFL star, but the higher he rose, the more twisted his life became. Killer Inside tells the story of the events that led up to Hernandez's incarceration, including drug use, the loss of his father, and brain trauma.
The Devil Next Door
Rating: 91% on Rotten Tomatoes
The Devil Next Door tells the story of a seemingly ordinary Cleveland grandfather, whose life is turned upside down when he's sent to Israel for trial. As it turns out, substantial evidence had been found to prove that he was the infamous Nazi death camp guard, Ivan the Terrible.
Rating: 80% on Rotten Tomatoes
Evil Genius tells the unforgettable, unbelievable story of America's most diabolical bank heist. The four-part series unravels is about the murder of Brian Wells, a pizza delivery man who was forced to rob a bank with a collar bomb around his neck.
Don't F*** With Cats: Hunting An Internet Killer
Rating: 67% on Rotten Tomatoes
Don't F*** With Cats tells the chilling story of the infamous Canadian murderer, Luka Magnotta. After videos of him torturing kittens went viral online, a group of individuals across the globe made it their mission to hunt Magnotta down before he could strike again.
Wild Wild Country
Rating: 98% on Rotten Tomatoes
Wild Wild Country was released in 2018 and tells the story of a controversial guru who took over the Oregon desert by building a utopian city and recruiting hundreds of people to join him.