Thrilling True Crime Movies To Watch

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By Atharv Sharma
Published Sept 9, 2021

Hindustan Times

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Inspired by real-life crimes, these shocking thrillers are sure to send a chill down your spine. Here are a few true-crime movies that’ll keep you guessing

Goodfellas

One of Martin Scorcese’s best movies, Goodfellas is the real-life tale of mobster Henry Hill as he navigates the New York mafia scene

No One Killed Jessica

Based on the murder case of model Jessica Lal, the movie carefully unfolds as it examines the crime. The film was well-received by audiences and critics alike

Shahid

Based on the struggles of lawyer Shahid Azmi to get justice for falsely convicted terrorists, this movie garnered immense critical success

Zodiac

The hunt for a San Francisco serial killer named Zodiac, who sends cryptic messages to the press revealing his actions, keeps you at the edge of your seat

Memories Of Murder

This South Korean movie based on the lives of two detectives and their search for a serial killer is regarded as an absolute true-crime masterpiece

Black Friday

Black Friday, by director Anurag Kashyap, is an authentic take on the 1993 Mumbai blasts and the riots that followed

Spotlight

The movie focuses on a news team that uncovers years of abuse perpetrated by the Catholic church and makes for a brutal yet brilliant watch on the subject matter

Dog Day Afternoon

A simple bank heist spirals into an outlandish ordeal as everything that could go wrong does in this movie starring Al Pacino, based on an attempted robbery in 1972

Catch Me If You Can

One of the best con man movies ever made, the film entails the escapades of Frank Abignale Jr., played by Leo DiCaprio, on the run from the police

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