9 of the Best Crime Dramas Based on True Events

Based on true crimes, these captivating dramas deliver compelling storytelling.

When They See Us, a crime drama
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  • Photo Credit: Netflix

The Serpent

The Sepent, a crime drama
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  • Photo Credit: BBC One

Mindhunter

Mindhunter television show
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  • Photo Credit: Netflix

When They See Us

When They See Us, a crime drama
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Foxcatcher

Foxcatchers, a crime drama with Channing Tatum
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The Act

The Act, a crime drama
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  • Photo Credit: Hulu

Monster

Monster with Charlize Theron
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Narcos

Narcos, a Netflix crime show
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Dirty John

Dirty John, a crime drama

Zodiac

Zodiac, a crime film with Jake Gyllenhaal
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  • Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures