Dahmer-like Documentaries to watch this 2022

Hey, binge-watchers! If you’ve finished the latest and controversial Netflix original series, Dahmer, how was it for you? Maybe share your thoughts with us below! If you’re looking for other binge-watch-worthy series or movies that cover serial killers and true crime stories, you’re in the right place. And if you’re searching for some Dahmer-like documentaries to watch this 2022, we may have found a few for you. Are you in for a crazy, rollercoaster ride care of these true crime documentaries, series, and movies? If so, let’s keep the film rolling. All the titles listed here can easily be found on Netflix.

Before you start reading, do know that most of these series and films are for mature audiences only. The list below involves the use of words that you may find uncomfortable such as murder, killing, sexual assault, and such. Let’s start now, shall we?

1. Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer



RUNNING TIME: Around 45 to 48 minutes per episode

Dahmer-like documentaries NIGHT STALKER

  • If you’ve watched documentaries and true crime series before, you know that it isn’t for the faint of heart. In the beautiful city of Los Angeles, California in 1985 lurks Ricardo ‘Richard’ Leyva Muñoz Ramírez who committed unthinkable crimes. He’s dubbed as ‘Night Stalker’ or ‘Walk-in Killer’, born in 1960 and died in 2013 while awaiting his execution. A serial killer who became known because of his crimes such as murder, kidnapping, raping, child molesting, and even burglary.
  • This is a docuseries we recommend if you want Dahmer-like documentaries.
  • Netflix official description: Beneath the sunlit glamour of 1985 LA lurks a relentlessly evil serial killer. In this true crime story, two detectives won’t rest until they catch him.

2. Conversations With a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes



RUNNING TIME: Around 50 to 75 minutes per episode

Dahmer-like documentaries TED BUNDY

  • Theodore Robert Bundy, easier remembered as Ted Bundy, is known for his handsome and charming looks but an evil serial killer inside. This show is another perfect binge-watch worthy for true crime documentaries enthusiasts out there. He murdered, kidnapped, and raped innocent young women in the 1970s, even possibly earlier than that. If what he did already gets your blood boiling, you’d probably be angered more to know that Bundy, despite the horrifying crimes, became celebrity-like. He was known for his looks and a few witty jokes during interactions with the media and the court back then.
  • Netflix official description: Present-day interviews, archival footage, and audio recordings made on death row form a searing portrait of notorious serial killer Ted Bundy.

3. The Raincoat Killer: Chasing a Predator in Korea



RUNNING TIME: Around 42 to 55 minutes per episode

Dahmer-like true crime documentaries THE RAINCOAT KILLER

  • These crimes do happen around the world, and The Raincoat Killer from South Korea is proof of this. He wore a yellow raincoat when he showed to the authorities where he buried his victims. Yoo Young-Chul is a serial killer, sex offender, and self-confessed cannibal. He targeted multiple women, the elderly, and even children.
  • Netflix official description: In the early 2000s, Yoo Young-Chul hammered his victims to death and cast fear across Seoul. This docuseries recounts the hunt for a prolific killer.

4. Don’t F**k With Cats: Hunting an Internet Killer



RUNNING TIME: Around 55 to 65 minutes per episode

Dahmer-like documentaries HUNTING AN INTERNET KILLER

  • We all know that the Internet is never a safe space for all of us. Another addition to this list of Dahmer-like documentaries is Don’t F**k With Cats: Hunting an Internet Killer. It all started with killing animals which led to the murder of Jun Lin, a Chinese international student. The Canadian citizen, Luka Rocco Magnotta, was convicted of murder, and punished with a mandatory life sentence and 19 years for other charges.
  • Netflix official description: A twisted criminal’s gruesome videos drive a group of amateur online sleuths to launch a risky manhunt that pulls them into a dark underworld.

5. Conversations with a Killer: The John Wayne Gacy Tapes



RUNNING TIME: Around 58 to 65 minutes

Dahmer-like true crime documentaries JOHN WAYNE GACY TAPES

  • This clown is the worst clown you’ll probably come across in your life. John Wayne Gacy is an American serial killer and sex offender from Chicago, Illinois. He murdered at least 33 young men between the years 1972 to 1976. The horror does not stop there, Gacy hid the bodies underneath his house. From Pogo the Clown. he became the Killer Clown when he was caught in 1978, he died in 1994 through lethal injection.
  • Netflix official description: He dined with the powerful. He preyed on the vulnerable. Beneath a smiling exterior was the horrifying darkness of a sadistic serial killer.

6. Memories of a Murderer: The Nilsen Tapes



RUNNING TIME: 1 hour and 25 minutes

Dahmer-like documentaries NILSEN TAPES

  • If you’re not in the mood to binge-watch documentaries, you may want to opt for this film about Dennis Nilsen. You probably won’t expect a serial killer to tell his story, would you? But what makes this part of our must-watch list? This is one of the true crime documentaries in that the murderer tells his life. Nilsen audio recorded the horrible crimes he did in his jail cell. He targeted boys and men and murdered around 15 of them, until 1983 when he was caught.
  • Netflix official description: Serial killer Dennis Nilsen narrates his life and horrific crimes via a series of chilling audiotapes recorded from his jail cell.

7. The Women and the Murderer



RUNNING TIME: 1 hour and 32 minutes

Dahmer-like true crime documentaries THE WOMEN AND THE MURDERER

  • Another documentary film that covers the serial killer, Guy Georges AKA the Beast of Bastille. Seven horrible murders between 1991 to 1997 in the neighborhood of Bastille. All crimes involved women, killed, tortured, and raped. He served jail time because of assaulting women before his 1998 arrest in the Bastille murders.
  • Netflix official description: This documentary traces the capture of serial killer Guy Georges, through the tireless work of two women: a police chief and a victim’s mother.

That’s it for this Dahmer-like documentaries list! Enjoy binge-watching!

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