These 14 Documentaries Are Quite Creepy Indeed

Born to Kill? Herbert Mullin: The Serial Killing Saviour (2012)

Back in 1973, Herbert Mullin was arrested for killing 13 people. He told authorities that the voice of God told him to do it, or else a catastrophic earthquake would take out the world.

This episode of the documentary series is particularly chilling, because he believed that blood sacrifices were necessary to regulate the world. Check it out HERE!

1These Documentaries Are Quite Creepy Indeed

Long Shot (2017)

This one is insane, but back in 2004 an episode of Curb your Enthusiasm was able to clear a man of murder charges and get him off of death row.

Juan Catalan was had a motive for a cold-blooded murder and was identified as the killer. But, at the time he was supposedly murdering, he was actually at a Dodgers game with his daughter and happened to be caught on tape during the filming of the episode. He had his lawyer comb through raw footage, on a while goose chase, to prove his innocence.

Check it out HERE!

2These Documentaries Are Quite Creepy Indeed

Roll Red Roll (2018)

At a pre-season party in Steubenville, OH, a teenage girl was sexually assaulted by members of the beloved football team.

Despite the heinous nature of the crime and the evidence, the town tries to protect the boys and the team, claiming a “boys will be boys” mentality. This eye-opening doc is a sobering look at the culture of sports, masculinity and double-standards.

Check it out on Netflix.

3These Documentaries Are Quite Creepy Indeed

Almost A Failure: How Airbus Nearly Didn’t Happen (2019)

This is short one, but insanely fascinating. In 1972, a European consortium of airline manufacturers banded together to produce the worlds first twin-engine, wide body airliner and challenged Boeing for the throne.

Check it out HERE!

4These Documentaries Are Quite Creepy Indeed

Día de los Muertos / Day of the Dead (2019)

This is a fascinating look at the centuries old tradition of the Day of the Dead, going back to the pre-colonial roots of Oaxacan traditions, to it’s depictions in mass media, and it’s role in East Los Angeles’ Chicano identity.

Catch it HERE!

5These Documentaries Are Quite Creepy Indeed

College Inc. (2010)

This documentary takes a look at the business of higher education. School’s getting more expensive, student debts are getting insane and degrees are getting monetized to benefit the affluent few.

Check it out HERE!

6These Documentaries Are Quite Creepy Indeed

Outsiders (2014)

This Vice/Munchies documentary looks at the small British town of Lincolnshire and their perception of the influx of immigrants into their town, as labourers.

Sure, it’s across the Atlantic ocean, but the concepts of racism, xenophobia and indentured service are universal.

Watch it HERE!

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UNSOLVED: The Disappearance of Timmothy Pitzen (2019)

Eight years ago, Timmothy’s mom, on the verge of divorce, picked him up from school and went on a road trip.

A few days later, his mother Amy Fry-Pitzen was found in a motel room, having committed suicide. She left a note saying that Timmothy was safe with people and would never be found. He still hasn’t.

Watch it HERE!

8These Documentaries Are Quite Creepy Indeed

Balloon Boy: In Richard Heene’s Own Words (2017)

In 2009 a homemade helium-filled gas balloon shaped to resemble a silver flying saucer was released into the atmosphere above Fort Collins, Colorado, by Richard and Mayumi Heene. They claimed their son was trapped inside. Instead, he was hiding in the attic the entire time.

This doc breaks down the details, if it was a hoax at all, and why Richard Heene went to jail.

Check it out HERE!

9These Documentaries Are Quite Creepy Indeed

Inside Live and Let Die (1973)

Most people figured once Sean Connery left the role, that James Bond was dead. The life of the super spy was a part of 60’s culture, but supposedly had no place in the 70’s, where things were darker.

Roger Moore and this film proved them wrong. Check it out HERE!

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3 Girls Kidnapped And Kept Captive For Over 10 Years (2016)

This documentary focuses on Ariel Castro, the Cleveland man who kept 3 women in his basement for over a decade. This one is really chilling.

Check it out HERE!

11These Documentaries Are Quite Creepy Indeed

Victorian Pharmacy – The Crazy Cures the Victorians Used (2019)

In this documentary, historians look at how people attempted to cure common ailments beginning at the time of Queen Victoria’s reign in 1837, when remedies such as leeches, oil of earthworm and opium potions were commonly used.

Give it a watch HERE!

12These Documentaries Are Quite Creepy Indeed

Gypsy Blood ( 2019)

This BBC documentary looks into exploring the legacy of violence handed down through generations of gypsy fathers to their sons.

It’s a fascinating look at family, legacies and expected societal roles. Watch it HERE!

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I am Jane Doe (2017)

This one looks at the battle that several American mothers are waging on behalf of their daughters, who were victims of sex trafficking. Their entry point was Backpage.com, which was the adult classified section that ran for years in the Village Voice. Watch it HERE!

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