What are the best crime documentaries?

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    #1O.J.: Made in America

    O.J.: Made in America
    O.J. Made in America is a 2016 documentary produced and directed by Ezra Edelman for ESPN's 30 for 30 series. It tackles the life of O.J. Simpson and his emerging football career at the University of Southern California.
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    Sandra Ramirez
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "Damn that OJ! Still getting public attention despite the crime he did?! Its so maddening. I watched the documentary and it made me furious."
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    #2The Central Park Five

    The Central Park Five

    The Central Park Five is a 2012 documentary directed by Kevin Burns. It examines the Central Park Jogger case that involves Latino teenagers who raped a white woman.


    $2.99- $12.99

    Nancy Bates
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "Those freaking youth are obviously guilty! WHy did it take them that long to prove them guilty? I feel sorry for that woman."
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    #3Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father

    Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father

    One of the most heartbreaking documentaries ever made. It tells the story of Dr. Andrew Bagby who was shot by his ex-girlfriend. After murdering him, she ran away to Canada with their child. Andrew's best friend, Kurt Kuenne, made this documentary. The reason: allowing the orphan son to know his father in some way.


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    Aanya Jayaraman
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "This documentary broke my heart, at least the child got to know his late father through this documentary. Well done."
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    #4The Act of Killing

    The Act of Killing

    The Act of Killing is a documentary film by Joshua Oppenheimer that was released in November 2012. It is about the brutal mass executions of the former tyrant Indonesian leaders.


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    Zhang Li
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "Those cruel Indonesian leaders who killed thousands of innocent people deserve to burn in hell! This documentary is heartbreaking."
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    #5The Cove

    The Cove

    The Cove is a 2009 award-winning documentary film directed by Louie Psihoyos, starring Richard O'Barry, Louie Psihoyos, and Hardy Jones. It exposes animal cruelty in a cove near Taijii, Japan with the help of a renowned dolphin trainer.


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    Grace Meng
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "When I saw how the animals were treated I cried, I wish I could rescue them. This inspired to volunteer to rescue animals."
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    #6Tower 2016

    Tower 2016

    Tower is a 2016 a box office documentary film directed by Keith Maitland. It integrates animation, testimonies, and footage to relate one of the worst mass shootings in Texas in 1966.


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    Karen Moore
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "This is the best-animated documentary films I've watched! It reminded me of the shooting in down town Dallas."
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    #7Inside Job

    Inside Job

    Inside Job is a 2010 American documentary film, directed by Charles Ferguson. It won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature at Cannes Festival. It features the economic recession in the US brought about by the 2008 financial crisis.


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    Ashley Fields
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "We were one out of countless people who got affected by this recession. My dad got laid off and we struggled a lot to pay the mortgage."
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    #8Biggie & Tupac

    Biggie & Tupac

    Biggie & Tupac is a documentary film directed by Nick Broomfield that was released in September 2002. It uncovers the truth about the death of the famous rappers Biggie Smalls and Tupac Shakur.


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    Aarav Banerjee
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "Illuminati was the one behind the death of Tupac because he was exposing them through his songs! Once you join then there is no way out. "


Best What are the best crime documentaries
1O.J.: Made in AmericaTV Shows 10 Paid
2The Central Park FiveMovies 9 Paid
3Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His FatherVideos 7 Paid
4The Act of KillingMovies 5 Paid
5The CoveMovies 4 Paid
6Tower 2016Movies 3 Paid
7Inside JobMovies 2 Free
8Biggie & TupacMovies 1 Paid

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