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8 Disturbing Documentaries You Should Watch On Netflix

Warning: These might keep you up at night.
8 Disturbing Documentaries You Should Watch On Netflix
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Warning: These might keep you up at night.

If you want to take a break from binge-watching your usual series and K-dramas on Netflix, we recommend turning to documentaries that will keep you at the edge of your seats. Netflix has a myriad of optionss, ranging from heartwarming to down-right disturbing.

Here, we listed down eight truly disturbing and horrifying—because they actually happened IRL—documentaries you should watch on Netflix the next time you’re bored:

The Keepers

Who killed Sister Cathy? This documentary is all about the disappearance and death of a nun and Catholic school teacher Cathy Cesnik in 1969—a mystery that remains unsolved until today.


In the 1960s, Gerald Foos purchased a motel so he could spy on his guests from little holes he made from the attic—yes, you read that right. He claims he’s not a Peeping Tom, but rather, just a “researcher.”

Evil Genius

All you have to know is that this four-part series is about what is touted as “America’s Most Diabolical Bank Heist.”


Conversations With The Killer: The Ted Bundy Case

Ted Bundy is one America’s most notorious serial killers. On the 30th anniversary of his 1989 execution, this four-part documentary premiered featuring unreleased footage and recordings of the serial killer and those who worked on his case. Warning: The recordings of Bundy are extremely chilling and upsetting.

Don’t Fuck With Cats: Hunting An Internet Killer

A video of an anonymous man killing cats makes rounds online, and internet users start a manhunt, putting pieces together. More videos surface, and eventually, authorities are involved in what eventually becomes an international manhunt.

Abducted In Plain Sight

One of the *most* disturbing stories you’ll see: A 12-year-old girl was abducted by their trusted next door neighbor, and it all happened under the watch of her parents.

The Disapperance of Madeleine McCann

In 2007, three-year-old Madeleine McCann went missing while she and her family were on vacation in a resort in Portugal. Madeleine’s parents were out for dinner while she slept in their hotel room when the disapperance allegedly happened. It’s been 13 years since the incident, and the case remains to be unsolved.

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*This story originally appeared on Cosmo.phMinor edits have been made by the editors.

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