The best true crime shows and movies on Netflix

Here to mess with your mind.

By Susannah Guthrie
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If you're anything like us, your Netflix profile has two speeds: Fun, flirty rom-coms, or grisly true crime. There is no in-between.

There are plenty of ripper rom-coms available on Netflix these days (To All the Boys I've Loved Before is a legit phenomenon, for example) but good true crime is hard to find.

But first, a warning: True crime is easily one of the most addictive categories on Netflix, but it can also be a source of immense mindfuckery.

So if you like to lie awake staring tensely at the ceiling, or prefer your sleep deeply interrupted and feverish, tune into one of the below.