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16 Series Like The Staircase (2022)

Waco (2018) poster

1 Waco (2018) ★ 7.9

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The FBI and ATF seize religious leader David Koresh's Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas in the spring of 1993.
National Treasure (2016) poster

2 National Treasure (2016) ★ 7.4

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Shows,Drama
Paul Finchley (Robbie Coltrane) is a bona fide "national treasure", one half of a popular, long-running comedy double act. However, the famous comedian's world is thrown into chaos when he is accused of historic sexual abuse.
A Very English Scandal (2018) poster

3 A Very English Scandal (2018) ★ 7.7

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British Liberal Party leader Jeremy Thorpe is accused of conspiracy to murder his gay ex-lover and forced to stand trial in 1979.
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4 Manhunt (2017–) ★ 8.1

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Manhunt: Unabomber (formerly known as "Manifesto") will explore how the FBI caught infamous criminal masterminds, with each closed-ended season following a different case. The first season will focus on the FBI agent, a highly specialized linguist, who using unconventional means brought Ted Kaczynski, aka the "Unabomber", to justice after nearly a 20-year manhunt. The show, said to be heavily serialized and darkly psychological in the vein of True Detective,would provide insight into the criminal and the case but also the psychological effects the cases have on the FBI agents assigned to hunt down the most dangerous criminals who often delve into a kind of madness of their own, becoming totally absorbed in the crimes and forced to live inside the darkest minds imaginable for years.
Under the Banner of Heaven (2022) poster

5 Under the Banner of Heaven (2022) ★ 7.5

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focuses on two brothers who murdered the wife and infant daughter of their younger brother. The killers claimed they were acting on orders from God, consistent with their interpretation of a fundamentalist interpretation that goes back to the formation of Mormonism. The brothers were members of a splinter group called the School of Prophets, which adhered to original tenets of the faith that included polygamy and a belief that true believers could speak directly with God. These were rooted as the faith grew to a mainstream appeal, but the brothers remain convinced they were obeying God's command when they committed the heinous crime.
Escape at Dannemora (2018) poster

6 Escape at Dannemora (2018) ★ 7.9

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A female prison employee, Tilly (Patricia Arquette) in upstate New York becomes romantically involved with a pair of inmates and helps them escape.
Dirty John (2018–) poster

7 Dirty John (2018–) ★ 7.2

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Shows,Crime, Drama
Debra Newell (Connie Britton) has a seemingly perfect life: she's successful, beautiful and lives in one of California's most desirable coastal cities, Newport Beach. The only thing missing is love. So when she finally meets charming and handsome doctor John Meehan (Eric Bana), she's quickly swept into a whirlwind romance, much to the dismay of her daughters Terra (Julia Garner) and Veronica (Juno Temple). Their fast-tracked relationship creates tension between Debra and the girls, leaving them no choice but to investigate the stranger who has swept their mother off her feet. And with a fraught family history, the backstory of Debra and her mother Arlane (Jean Smart) provides insight into why she may have been so vulnerable to John in the first place. As Debra gets drawn deeper into his lies and sinister game of psychological manipulation, it results in horrific consequences for an entire family.
The Thing About Pam (2022) poster

8 The Thing About Pam (2022) ★ 7.1

Shows,Crime, Drama
Based on the 2011 murder of Betsy Faria that resulted in her husband, Russ' conviction, but he insisted he did not kill her. This brutal crime set off a chain of events that would expose a diabolical scheme deeply involving Pam Hupp.
I Am the Night (2019) poster

9 I Am the Night (2019) ★ 6.9

Inspired by true events, "I Am the Night" tells the gripping story of Fauna Hodel (India Eisley), a teenage girl who is given away at birth, and grows up outside of Reno, Nevada. Fauna lives more-or-less comfortably with the mysteries of her origin, until one day she makes a discovery that leads her to question everything. As Fauna begins to investigate the secrets of her past, she meets a ruined reporter (Chris Pine), haunted by the case that undid him. Together they follow a sinister trail that swirls ever closer to an infamous Los Angeles gynecologist, Dr. George Hodel (Jefferson Mays), a man involved in some of Hollywood's darkest debauchery, and possibly, its most infamous unsolved crime.

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The Dropout (2022) poster

10 The Dropout (2022) ★ 7.5

TV series that chronicles Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes' attempt to revolutionize the healthcare industry after dropping out of college and starting a technology company.
Inventing Anna (2022) poster

11 Inventing Anna (2022) ★ 6.8

Shows,Drama
In Inventing Anna, a journalist with a lot to prove investigates the case of Anna Delvey, the Instagram-legendary German heiress who stole the hearts of New York's social scene and stole their money as well. But is Anna New York's biggest con woman or is she simply the new portrait of the American dream? Anna and the reporter form a dark funny love-hate bond as Anna awaits trial and our reporter fights the clock to answer the biggest question in NYC: who is Anna Delvey? The series is inspired by the New York Magazine article "How Anna Delvey Tricked New York's Party People" by Jessica Pressler, who also serves as a producer.
The Act (2019) poster

12 The Act (2019) ★ 7.9

Dee Dee Blanchard is overprotective of her daughter, Gypsy, who is trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her mother. Gypsy's quest for independence opens up a Pandora's box of secrets, which ultimately leads to murder. The stranger-than-fiction true-crime series is based on the shocking 2015 crime.
Pam & Tommy (2022) poster

13 Pam & Tommy (2022) ★ 7.3

Follows the story of Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee's relationship, going back to their whirlwind romance that started with them marrying after only knowing each other for 96 hours in 1995.
Unbelievable (2019) poster

14 Unbelievable (2019) ★ 8.4

Shows,Crime, Drama
A teenager is charged with lying about having been raped, but two detectives follow the path to the truth.
The Girl from Plainville (2022) poster

15 The Girl from Plainville (2022) ★ 6.3

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Inspired by the true story of Michelle Carter's unprecedented "texting-suicide" case. Explores Carter's relationship with Conrad Roy III and the events that led to his death and, later, her conviction of involuntary manslaughter.
American Crime Story (2016–) poster

16 American Crime Story (2016–) ★ 8.4

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A drama series that examines infamous historical American crimes. In Season 1, "The People vs OJ Simpson", we follow the OJ Simpson murder trial of 1994-95. Season 2, "The Assassination of Gianni Versace", covers the murder of fashion designer Gianni Versace in 1997.

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