Making A Murderer Part 2: If you've binge-watched the Netflix box set, you'll love... Evil Genius, The Keepers and The Staircase

If you’re a fan of Making A Murderer, here are seven similar true crime shows on Netflix you're sure to be gripped by.

The first series of Making A Murderer was nothing short of a cultural phenomenon, taking the true crime documentary to a whole new level when it was released in 2015.

Now Netflix has released the long-awaited second series documenting Steven Avery’s case, and it's available to watch on Netflix now.

If you've binge watched the box set, we round up the best true crime documentaries to watch on on Netflix next.

You can also catch up on season 1 of Making A Murderer - all 10 episodes are available to stream now.

And don’t forget, if you’re a Netflix customer, you can watch it straight from your BT TV box - and add your Netflix bill to your BT TV bill, so it’s all in one place.

Evil Genius

Evil Genius

How can I watch it?

All four parts of Evil Genius: the True Story of America's Most Diabolical Bank Heist are available to stream on Netflix now.

What’s it about?

This baffling true crime story starts with the grisly death of a pizza man who robs a bank with a bomb around his neck - and gets weirder from there.

Why should I watch it?

Evil Genius was rated highly by critics, praising the documentary series for not just exploring the evidence behind the crimes, but also the lives of those that it impacted. You’ll be left speechless by the end.

The Keepers

The Keepers

How can I watch it?

All seven episodes of The Keepers are available to stream on Netflix now.

What’s it about?

This docuseries examines the decades-old murder of Sister Catherine Cesnik and its suspected link to a priest accused of abuse.

Why should I watch it?

The Keepers has been compared to Making a Murderer in that it doesn’t lead viewers to a definite conclusion about what happened. It also has a 96% approval rating on reviews aggregation site RottenTomatoes.com.

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Amanda Knox

Amanda Knox

How can I watch it?

Amanda Knox is available to stream on Netflix now.

What’s it about?

Documentary film telling the story of the trial, conviction and acquittal of Amanda Knox for the murder of exchange student Meredith Kercher in Italy.

Why should I watch it?

The 2016 documentary film - which features interviews with Knox herself as well as her ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito and Italian prosecutors involved in the case at the time - was nominated for two Emmy Awards including Outstanding Documentary.

Wormwood

Wormwood

How can I watch it?

All six chapters of Wormwood are available to stream on Netflix now.

What’s it about?

Docudrama series exploring the mysterious death of a U.S. scientist entangled in a secret Cold War programme known as MK-Ultra.

Why should I watch it?

At the time of release, Vanity Fair called it ‘one of the most original things you’ll see all year.’

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The Confession Tapes

Confession Tapes

How can I watch it?

All seven episodes of The Confession Tapes are available to stream on Netflix now.

What’s it about?

True crime documentary series investigating cases where people convicted of murder claim their confessions were coerced, involuntary or false.

Why should I watch it?

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The Staircase

Staircase

How can I watch it?

All 13 episodes of The Staircase are available to stream on Netflix now, including three brand new episodes exclusive to Netflix.

What’s it about?

After the mysterious death of his wife, author Michael Peterson watches his life go under the microscope.

Why should I watch it?

The Staircase has been labelled ‘one of the most riveting true crime documentaries of all time’.

Shadow of Truth

Shadow of Truth

How can I watch it?

All four parts of Shadow of Truth are available to stream on Netflix now.

What’s it about?

This documentary series explores the explosive 2006 murder case of a 13-year-old Israeli girl and the subsequent conviction of a Ukrainian immigrant.

Why should I watch it?

Labelled the next Making A Murderer following its 2017 release, Shadow of Truth was described by HuffPo as a ‘haunting must-see.’

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