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Best True Crime Shows on Amazon Prime, Hulu, HBO Max

We're here to help you wade through the muck of the true crime landscape, showing you the best of the best.

"The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst"

“The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst”

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To say that true crime is having a moment right now would be the understatement of the century. As the world gets darker, many entertainment lovers have turned their attention to increasingly macabre subject matter to distract themselves. From podcasts and documentaries to prestige dramas and sitcoms lampooning the genre, true crime is everywhere. Sometimes, the genre seems so saturated that it’s hard to know where to start.

We’re here to help you wade through the muck of the true crime landscape, showing you the best of the best. We decided to look at the various true crime shows you can access now via HBO Max, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Video. All of these shows captivated audiences’ attention when they debuted, asked questions about the nature of crime investigation and, more importantly, how it’s shown to audiences. Our list includes a combination of documentaries and scripted shows based on true stories. There’s something for everyone, with an emphasis on storytelling first and crime second. Keep reading for 10 of our favorite true crime shows that you can stream right now.

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