The success of Anushka Sharma’s Paatal Lok proves, yet again, that crime as a genre captures our attention like no other. And the more gruesome the crime, the more we tend to find ourselves hooked. Is it the gore? Or the shocking nature of these crimes? Or the nail-biting cat and mouse chase between the cops and criminals, each trying to outsmart the other? Perhaps, it’s all the above. But there is no denying that it hits different when stories of true crime and criminals find their way to our screens. Here are 7 criminal biopics on Amazon Prime Video, Netflix and Hulu that you can watch right now to get an insight into their minds and lives.
1. EXTREMELY WICKED, SHOCKINGLY EVIL AND VILE – NETFLIX
Directed by Joe Berlinger and featuring Zac Efron, Lily Collins, Kaya Scodelario and John Malkovich, the film is a biopic based on America’s most notorious serial killer Ted Bundy. Loosely adapted from Bundy’s former girlfriend Elizabeth Kendall’s memoir The …