Source: Business Insider
Amanda Knox (2016) – Believe her or not, the murder surrounding Amanda Knox is a chilling piece of modern-day pop culture. This documentary takes a deep dive into all the people surrounding the murder.
The Confessions of Thomas Quick (2015) – This documentary looks at Sweden’s most infamous serial killer who confessed to more than 30 murders then shockingly recanted.
Jesus Camp (2006) – Filmmakers Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady give us a look inside the Christian summer camp where kids are taught that they have “prophetic gifts.” A troubling and incredible viewing experience.
The Nightmare (2015) – Director Rodney Ascher follows up “Room 237,” his deep dive on “The Shining,” with a look at the horrors of sleep. Here he explores sleep paralysis, a disorder where you’re trapped between waking and sleep.
Rats (2016) – Morgan Spurlock (“Super Size Me”) gives us the deep dive about rats that we never asked for but can’t turn away from watching. From the streets of New York City to post-Katrina New Orleans, Spurlock shows why rats will be around forever (and are growing in numbers). Pleasant dreams.
Team Foxcatcher (2016) – If you were a fan of the 2014 movie “Foxcatcher,” go watch what it really was like to be near John du Pont. This doc shows the relationship between du Pont and wrestler Dave Schultz that then leads to a tragic murder.
Whitey: United States of America vs James J. Bulger (2014) – Director Joe Berlinger (“Paradise Lost” trilogy) looks at one of America’s deadliest criminals, Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger.
See the rest of the list at Business Insider.
Receive all of today’s stories in one email every morning. Sign up for DocumentaryNews Daily.