Netflix is a streaming service that enables you to watch any kind of programs like winning-award TV shows, movies, documentaries and many more. You can enjoy this service as long as you have internet connection on your device. When you watch any program on Netflix, you will not be bothered by commercial. Besides, you will also find something new and also more TV shows and movies every month.
As we mentioned above that we can documentaries on Netflix. Documentaries are nonfictional motion pictures which are aimed to document and also depict a given reality aspect such as real events, real people, real nature, and real disaster. Watching documentary movie can help us to understand the current world since a lot of documentary movies capture the events in the past and also the events that affect the world. In this article, we are going to discuss about serial killer documentaries. For you who are scared, watching these documentaries is not appropriate. But, for you who are brave and feel challenged, these serial killer documentaries are recommended to watch.
- The Confessions of Thomas Quick
This documentary is about Thomas Quick who is a therapy patient in Sweden who told therapist in 1993 that he had kidnapped, raped and also murdered a boy who is 11 years old named Johan Asplund in 1980. As time goes by, he confined to a psych ward and confessed that he had killed 39 men, women, and kids and became an overnight celebrity, mainly among his fellow patients. After that, in 2001, he stopped talking about the murders and began going by his real name, Sture Bergwall, and he declared that his alter ego, Thomas Quick passed away.
- Into the Abyss
In this documentary, Oscar nominated director Werner Herzog explores the story of death row inmate Michael Perry. This documentary focuses on the three murders that he committed and interview the friends and family members of those victims. The director describes the work as ‘a gaze into the abyss of the human soul’ because he questions not only why people kill but also why the system kills those who do that.
- H.H. Holmes: America’s First Serial Killer
Even though there are a lot of documentaries about America’s first documented serial killer, but the most people never get tired of hearing the fascinating story of H.H. Holmes. This documentary explores the crimes of Holmes that are well-documented and also his Chicago-based, booby-trapped home that is best known as the Castle that was outfitted with the torture dungeons and hidden rooms aplenty. Although Holmes only admitted that he killed 27 people, but a lot of people guest that the number of the victims reached 200 by the time he was caught.
Beside those serial killer documentary above, there are still the other serial killer documentaries that you can watch such as Interview With a Serial Killer, Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer, Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer and many more.