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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D14278
This gripping documentary investigates the tragic end of the life of Nicole Brown Simpson, the ex-wife of former football star O.J. Simpson, who was later tried for her murder. Detailed back stories from Nicole's childhood up until her time of death are used to uncover what really happened during her final 24 hours on Earth. 60 min. ... more
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SKU: D81809
Did three inmates really make their way off the "escape-proof" island prison to freedom in 1962, or did the waters of the San Francisco Bay claim them? This Smithsonian-produced documentary traces the violent history of Alcatraz and the facts behind the amazing real-life escape drama that was the basis for the 1979 Clint Eastwood film ... more
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Category:Documentary |Director:Ben Burtt |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D53851
This chronicle of the history of organized crime in America features thrilling newsreel footage and fascinating profiles of such legendary public enemies as Al Capone, Bugsy Siegel, John Dillinger, Lucky Luciano, and others. Dennis Farina narrates.48 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English.
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SKU: D46752
His name has become synonymous with organized crime and the wild days of the "Roaring Twenties." Now learn the true story of Alphonse "Al" Capone, from his Brooklyn boyhood and the fight that led to his "Scarface" nickname, to his reign as the king of Chicago's mobs, to his tax evasion trial and final days. Rare film footage, interviews ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D03055
During an 18-month period between 1933 and 1934, a series of killings, kidnappings, and robberies flooded the American landscape. Watch this exciting History Channel documentary and see how major criminals of the era--aided by such technological innovations as the Tommy gun, bulletproof vests, and electric car starters--are profiled ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Black & White / Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D45136
Their violent deeds landed them on front pages and "most wanted" lists across the nation. Al Capone, John Dillinger, "Pretty Boy" Floyd, "Machine Gun" Kelly, and Bonnie and Clyde are just a few of the notorious public enemies whose rises and falls are chronicled in this documentary which features rare photographs, newsreel footage, ... more
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Category:Documentary |Director:Nikolas Schreck |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White / Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D29612
A controversial look at Manson strips away the media hype and looks into the factors that led to the notorious murders and his current psychotic state. Along with tracing Manson's childhood and influences, director Nikolas Schreck studies "Family" members Squeaky Fromme and Charles "Tex" Watson. 90 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English. ... more
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Manson(2009)
Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Widescreen
SKU: D02892
As told from the perspective of Charles Manson follower Linda Kasabian (Tamara Hope), the horrors of the infamous 1969 Tate-LaBianca murders are revisited in this docudrama from the History Channel. Combining dramatic re-creations of the period with vivid crime scene photos, the program offers a chilling account of the cult killings ... more
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Road Rage(2004)
Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D04204
How mad do you get when you're behind the wheel? Just ticked off? Or does your ire approach the deadly level of...ROAD RAGE? This shocking video contains footage of dangerous and terrible real-life incidents, where the losing of one's temper turns out to have frightening consequences. 70 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D03459
Two-disc set includes four episodes. 3 1/3 hrs. total. Soundtrack: English. **4 episodes on 2 discs. 3 1/3 hrs.**
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D03460
Two-disc set includes four episodes. 3 1/3 hrs. total. Soundtrack: English. **4 episodes on 2 discs. 3 1/3 hrs.**
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D40579
All 13 episodes from the first season--including "Polly Klaas: Kidnapped," "Death in Alaska," "The Crazy Don," "John Gotti: Convicted," and "The True Story of Mississippi Burning"--are presented in a three-disc set. 13 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English. **13 episodes on 3 discs. 13 hrs.**
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D55803
All 18 episodes from the second season--including "A Model Killer," "Cracking the Cartel," "The Dixie Mafia," "Master Plan," and ".22 Caliber Killer"--are presented in a four-disc set. 15 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English. **18 episodes on 4 discs. 15 hrs.**
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D00632
All 18 episodes from the third season--including "Driven to Kill," "Terror in Disguise," "The Predator," "Deadly Business," and "The C-11 Squad"--are presented in a four-disc set. 15 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English. **18 episodes on 4 discs. 15 hrs.**
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D82992
All 18 episodes from the fourth season--including "The Search for Lisa Renee," "Small Town Terror," "Death in the Delta," "Without Remorse," and "Held for Ransom"--are presented in a four-disc set. 15 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English. **18 episodes on 4 discs. 15 hrs.**
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D36359
Two more chilling cases from "The FBI Files" are depicted in this documentary twin bill. See how a seemingly normal St. Louis man hid a murderous secret life from those around him in "Deadly Dentist" (2002); then follow a counterfeiter's schemes as they devolve from simply making money to murder in "Cruel Deceptions" (2003). 194 min. ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D03461
Six-disc set includes 26 episodes. 22 hrs. total. Soundtrack: English. **26 episodes on 6 discs. 22 hrs.**
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SKU: D83650
Twelve episodes--including "Accident or Murder?," "All Butt Certain," "Forever Hold Your Peace," "A Shot in the Dark," and "Within Arm's Reach"--are presented in a two-disc set. 6 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo. **12 episodes on 2 discs. 6 hrs.**
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D83651
Twelve episodes are presented in a two-disc set. 6 hrs. total. Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo. **12 episodes on 2 discs. 6 hrs.**
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D83652
Twelve episodes--including "A Bitter Pill to Swallow," "Freeze Framed," "Hair Line," "Without a Trace," and "Writer's Block"--are presented in a two-disc set. 6 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo. **12 episodes on 2 discs. 6 hrs.**
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D83653
Twelve episodes are presented in a two-disc set. 6 hrs. total. Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo. **12 episodes on 2 discs. 6 hrs.**
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D83654
Twelve episodes are presented in a two-disc set. 6 hrs. total. Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo. **12 episodes on 2 discs. 6 hrs.**
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D83655
Twelve episodes are presented in a two-disc set. 6 hrs. total. Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo. **12 episodes on 2 discs. 6 hrs.**
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D83893
Twelve episodes are presented in a two-disc set. 6 hrs. total. Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo. **12 episodes on 2 discs. 6 hrs.**
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D83894
Twelve episodes are presented in a two-disc set. 6 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo. **12 episodes on 2 discs. 6 hrs.**
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Category:Documentary |Director:Gisaburo Sugii |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D37777
Before helming "The French Connection" and "The Exorcist," William Friedkin produced and directed this controversial--unaired and thought-lost--documentary for a local Chicago TV station about the struggle for justice of convicted murderer Paul Crump. A 1962 screening of the film for Illinois' then-governor proved so powerful and convincing ... more
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Deadline(2004)
Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D72464
Can the death penalty be fairly applied in the American legal system, or are innocent people being executed? This compelling documentary looks at the evidence for and against this ultimate sentence, and how investigations by Illinois journalism students found evidence exonerating 13 convicted prisoners and led Governor George Ryan to ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D00783
Was Carlos de Luna innocent of the crime for which he was executed in 1989 at the Huntsville Prison in Texas? His counselor, Rev. Carroll Pickett, came to believe so--the wrenching fact that undergirds this difficult and challenging documentary about the death penalty and Pickett's work as a prison chaplain. The filmmakers behind "Hoop ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:PG13 |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   Widescreen
SKU: D42275
How fair and unbiased is America's judicial system, and can the death penalty ever truly be part of that process? These are among the questions filmmaker Werner Herzog explores in this provocative documentary. Centered on a 1991 triple homicide case in a small Texas town, the film finds Herzog talking to the two young men convicted ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD 
SKU: D88681
Before "Fort Apache, The Bronx," "Hill Street Blues" and "NYPD Blue," this Emmy Award-winning documentary offered a look at a day in the life of New York's 44th Precinct, where cops must deal with gang wars, a kidnapping and other real-life dramas. Filmmakers Susan and Alan Raymond ("I Am a Promise: The Children of Stanton Elementary ... more
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Category:Documentary |Director:Arnold Shapiro |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D48249
A hard-hitting, Oscar-winning documentary look at a controversial prison program designed to keep juvenile offenders out of jail. The teenagers visit a maximum-security prison where they are literally "scared straight" by the "lifers" who describe in vivid and explicit detail the hellish experience incarceration is. Peter Falk hosts. ... more
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Category:Documentary |Director:Alan Raymond |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D88686
Once considered the most modern and humane prison in America, the Lewisburg Federal Penitentiary in Pennsylvania now incarcerates a criminal population whose hopes of rehabilitation and parole suffer under the weight of the shocking conditions inside and the brutality of the inmate subculture. This hard-hitting, Academy Award-nominated ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D88170
In 1995, as part of an effort to get visibly tougher on crime, the state of Alabama reactivated its practice of placing prisoners on chain gangs. Arizona followed suit, pioneering the first all-female chain gang in the country. Banned in the 1960s but experiencing a gradual comeback in America, the implications of the chain gang punishment ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Widescreen
SKU: D84878
In this moving documentary, "Queen of the Blues" Rita Chiarelli finds a new musical kingdom inside one of the most unlikely places imaginable: the Louisiana State Maximum Security Penitentiary. Discovering that blues music serves as a crucial lifeline for inmates residing there for decades (if not life) for heinous crimes, the Canadian ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Widescreen
SKU: D17303
Within the confines of Louisiana's "Alcatraz of the South," the average inmate sentence is 90 years. This made-for-TV documentary uses that disturbing statistic as the jumping-off point for a heartfelt and challenging exploration of the Louisiana State Penitentiary (aka Angola) population and the hospice program that allows inmates ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:R |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D48080
Highly praised real-life mystery focusing on the murder of Bill Ward, one of four eccentric siblings who lived together in a crumbling shack in rural New York State for 60 years. After authorities discovered Bill's death, his younger brother, Delbert, admitted to killing him in an act of mercy, but rescinded his confession not long ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D19661
The two History Channel programs in this lineup survey the infamous careers of criminal couple Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow. In "Love and Death: The Story of Bonnie & Clyde" (1995), vivid archival footage of the Depression era mixes with newspaper stories, personal remembrances of witnesses, and an interview with Barrow's sister to ... more
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Category:Documentary |Director:John Edginton |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D13270
This documentary traces one of the nation's most controversial courtroom struggles, telling the story of Philadelphia journalist and activist Mumia Abu-Jamal, who was convicted and sentenced to death in the 1981 murder of city policeman Daniel Faulkner. Questions about the shooting and alleged racism in the trial have prompted such ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D11819
Since his 1982 conviction for the slaying of a Philadelphia police officer, he has been the flashpoint of angry debate between those who believe him justly tried and those that think him railroaded by a racist system. This documentary looks at the pervasive influence, even from death row, that journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal has wielded ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D00612
All 16 episodes of seasons one and two--including "Soldier Stories," "Double Helix," "Signed in Blood," "Witness to Terror," and "Deadly Target"--are presented in a four-disc set. 16 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo. **16 episodes on 4 discs. 16 hrs.**
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D81068
All 15 episodes from season four--including "Lethal Obsessions," "Dead Wrong," "Women Who Kill," "Texas Rangers," and "Coroner's Casebook" --are presented in a four-disc set. 15 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English. **15 episodes on 4 discs. 15 hrs.**
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White / Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D76281
Blending archival footage and quirky random imagery, this unforgettable documentary examines the dramatic impact skyjackings have had upon society. Along with a look at airborne terrorism from the 1960s to the 1990s, the program also includes a provocative--and darkly comedic--commentary on how the media transforms tragedy into entertainment. ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White / Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D46572
Soul-baring documentary chronicles the relationship of poet and filmmaker Eric Trules to his uncle, mob enforcer and convicted murderer Harvey Rosenberg. Incorporating home movies, clips from the "America's Most Wanted" television program, and new footage, the film explores the precarious boundaries between creativity and criminality, ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D84845
If you love pulp fictions about English mobsters, wait until you learn the gritty truth from this two-disc set of documentaries! "The Krays: Geordie Connection, Beyond the Grave" (2004) follows the infamous British brothers behind bars; "Roy Shaw: Brute Force" (2005) profiles how the pro boxer applied his talents in the underworld; ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D96325
In the summer of 1995, a backyard brawl in a suburban Los Angeles neighborhood resulted in the murder of a policeman's son and the near-fatal wounding of another teen. This documentary focuses on the four young men involved in the case who were sentenced to life in prison under California's controversial felony murder rule--offering ... more
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Category:Documentary |Director:Jean-Xavier de Lestrade |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D32658
Intense Oscar-winning documentary focuses on the wrongful May, 2000 arrest of 15-year-old African-American Brenton Butler for the murder of a white woman in Jacksonville, Florida. After the police beat a false confession out of him, Brenton is sent to jail and placed on trial. What results is an inspiring portrait of courage as well ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D85318
This chilling, true-life documentary series brings viewers up close to a beguiling murder mystery and the intricacies of the modern legal system. Director Jean-Xavier de Lestrade follows the lurid, thought-provoking, high-profile trial of North Carolina author Michael Peterson, who was charged in 2001 in the murder of his wife. Was ... more
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Category:Documentary |Director:Sean H. Ferrer |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D99959
Ex-convict Albert Race Sample tells his own life story in this one-man stage performance. With daring candor and spellbinding style, "Racehoss" relates the many traumatic experiences he had as the mixed-race son of a black prostitute and white cotton broker; his turning to violence at an early age; tales from the horrific 30 years he ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D08568
Take a harrowing journey into the mind of a murderer with three gripping HBO interviews with Richard "the Iceman" Kuklinski. Forensic psychologist Dr. Park Dietz delves deep into Kuklinski's psyche, providing disturbing insights into one of the most fascinating killers of all time. Includes "The Iceman Tapes: Conversations With a Killer," ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D33385
Gritty and unflinching, this documentary tells the violent true story of the murder of black Utah State Prison inmate Lonnie Blackmon at the hands of white supremacist Troy Kell while the facility's guards looked on, awaiting further assistance. 60 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD 
SKU: D44227
Believing himself to be the victim of a government conspiracy to implant tracking devices inside his body, 26-year-old Albany, New York, college student Ralph Tortorici took an entire class hostage at gunpoint in 1994, wounding one person before police captured him alive. Tortorici's prosecution, however, proved to be a troubling enterprise. ... more
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Bus 174(2002)
Category:Documentary |Rated:R |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D75308
On June 12, 2000, a troubled loner hijacked a crowded bus in Rio de Janeiro. As the armed bandit terrorized the passengers for four hours, television cameras recorded the dramatic events as they unfolded. This Brazilian documentary focuses on that fateful day, as well as the crucial mistake made by the police that cost the life of an ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D07144
When police require emergency assistance, they call S.W.A.T. (Special Weapons and Tactics), and this documentary uses police footage and crime scene re-enactments to go inside the world of these elite officers. From the training fields to real-life action, viewers will become privy to the preparation, equipment, and techniques used ... more
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Category:Documentary |Director:Andrew Jarecki |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D51086
Devastating, critically hailed documentary centers on Arnold Friedman, a Long Island math teacher and former magician, and son Jesse, who were accused of sexual molestation in 1987. Director Andrew Jarecki uses the family's extensive home movie collection to chronicle its troubled history and show how the accusations from former students ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D91605
A Pittsburgh family endured a disturbing ordeal during the 1990s when a teenage girl accused her father of molesting her and claimed a neighborhood couple forced her to participate in satanic sex orgies. As counselors coaxed "repressed memories" from beneath her subconscious, the girl continued to make horrific claims, resulting in ... more
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Category:Documentary |Director:Kirby Dick |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D86160
Ohio firefighter Tony Comes moves his family to a new home in Toledo, only to discover he lives only a few doors away from Dennis Gray, a Catholic priest who Comes alleges sexually abused him as a teenager. This harrowing, Oscar-nominated documentary follows the Comes family's fractured relations, the legal actions Tony and other victims ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD 
SKU: D44167
Unveiling a disturbing shroud of secrecy within the Boston Archdiocese, this affecting and measured documentary chronicles the heartbreaking ordeal suffered by the filmmaker's brother, who, as a young Catholic altar boy, was molested by his priest during the 1960s. The film tells the story of the victim's personal struggles while indicting ... more
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Category:Documentary |Director:Amy Berg |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   Widescreen
SKU: D69850
Unflinching, acclaimed documentary chronicles the disturbing true story of Father Oliver O'Grady, a pedophile priest who molested a succession of children throughout the 1970s and whose crimes were well-known--and concealed--by the Catholic Church for over three decades. Interviews with victims and their families, as well as O'Grady ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D34493
Documentarian Alex Gibney casts an unflinching eye on the Vatican's handling of clerical sex-abuse allegations with an examination of the case of Father Lawrence Murphy, the Milwaukee priest whose generation-long preying upon hundreds of hearing-impaired children came to light in the '70s...and who never faced discipline or defrocking ... more
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Category:Documentary |Director:Pierre Woodman |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D34459
Over the course of the '60s and '70s, a respected pediatrician in a small Oklahoma town engaged in a successive pattern of child sexual abuse, and was safeguarded from prosecution by the time his accusers started to come forward. This documentary--directed by one of his victims--offers poignant interviews with survivors and their families, ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D59761
In 1976, 9-year-old Andy Puglisi was last seen at a public pool in Lawrence, Massachusetts, before he vanished without a trace. Some 20 years later, a childhood friend--documentarian Melanie Perkins--began looking into the unsolved case, and why the suspects named by the initial investigation were never charged. Her probing led to ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D76018
One of the most infamous jails in history, New York City's Rikers Island is the focus of this intense documentary. Featuring a candid look at the brutal violence committed amongst inmates at the prison during the late 1980s and early 1990s, this graphic program presents an unforgettable look at life behind bars. 70 min. Standard; Soundtrack: ... more
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Con Man(2003)
Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D91179
He didn't dare the law to "catch me if you can," but they caught him nevertheless, uncovering James Arthur Hogue's life as a career impostor. Adopting the identity of a deceased infant, Hogue (while in his twenties) fraudulently enrolled in a Palo Alto high school, and after being exposed, switched to another alias and attended Princeton ... more
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The Plea(2004)
Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D44662
How is it possible that 95 percent of all criminal cases in the U.S. never reach a jury? This intriguing "Frontline" documentary reviews the nation's judicial process, focusing on the ability of defendants and prosecutors to utilize the plea bargain. Does this facet of American jurisprudence streamline justice or saddle "the system" ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D46284
The filmmaker behind this emotional documentary chronicles the confrontation she and her sister seek with a former family friend who sexually abused them when they were young children. Discovering the man divorced and living alone, the women find the meeting surprisingly civil and emotionally cathartic. Powerfully mixing public concerns ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D59557
Bail jumpers can run, but they can't hide, as shown in this gritty documentary following teams of bounty hunters as they maneuver the mean streets of America's most dangerous neighborhoods in pursuit of their prey. Legendary fugitive tracker Don Cuellar is spotlighted on a successful hunt. 58 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D59573
Guilty of a crime? You should be ashamed of yourself...and that's the rationale of certain judges in Texas, Tennessee, and Missouri, who are offering offenders the option of public humiliation in lieu of jail time. Do these programs in fact have any impact on recidivism or prison overcrowding? This compelling program will let you find ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D85462
The stranger-than-fiction saga of the Patty Hearst kidnapping is examined with a revealing look inside the Symbionese Liberation Army, the group that abducted the newspaper heiress in 1974 and "converted" her to their radical terrorist cause. Filmmaker Robert Stone ("Radio Bikini") uses never-before-seen archive footage, audio recordings ... more
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Category:Documentary |Director:Kelly Rundle |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White / Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D92308
Iowa's most notorious unsolved crime--the axe murder of an entire household of eight people, six of them children, on June 10, 1912--is explored in this chilling documentary. Who was the mysterious killer? What motives were involved? How did the monstrous crime capture the attention of the nation? Can the case ever be closed? The gruesome ... more
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Sheriff(2004)
Category:Documentary |Director:Daniel Kraus |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D93520
How does the sheriff of Brunswick County, North Carolina, spend an average day? Filmmaker Daniel Kraus follows Sheriff Ronald E. Hewitt around town while the dedicated lawman performs the obligations of his office, from tracking down dangerous criminals to dealing with the news media, to delivering an address at a high school assembly. ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D96779
It's "Cops," international style! Take a look at the working lives of brave law enforcement officers on the mean streets of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and St. Petersburg, Russia, as they bust thugs and bring in dangerous perps. Shot in a gritty cinema verite style, this intense program will illustrate how crime and punishment is ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D59563
Compelling look at one of Canada's most infamous and charismatic criminals, the gentleman thief and pilot whose non-violent robbery schemes included the 1966 bullion swipe that still stands as the country's biggest gold heist. The intricacies of his plans, as well as his untimely death and the growth of his legend, are all explored. ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D86613
American hero or rotten apple? Maricopa County's Sheriff Joe Arpaio is admired and admonished for his unorthodox approaches to the burdens of law enforcement. Joe's "tent cities" of inmates, the old-school prison stripes, and female chain gangs are just some of the flashpoints of controversy cited by both the admirers and critics of ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D05558
This documentary from filmmaker Troy Reed examines the controversial life of street gangster Larry Davis. Suspected of killing six drug dealers in a Bronx turf war, he injured six police officers during a 1986 raid of his sister's apartment before eluding the cops for 17 days. Featuring interviews with Davis that were filmed in prison, ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D54703
Fourteen episodes of the series--including "Cold-Blooded Killers," "Murderous Women," "Cult Followers," "Manson," and "Vampire/Cannibal"--are featured in a two-disc set. 10 2/3 hrs. total. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo. **14 episodes on 2 discs. 10 2/3 hrs.**
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Category:Documentary |Director:Jeff Werner |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D64336
Filmmakers Jeff Werner and Susan Koch present this extraordinary documentary that introduces you to Mario Rocha, a young Latino writer from East Los Angeles who was sentenced to life in prison for murdering a high school student at a keg party. When a powerful L.A.-based law firm attempts to help him prove his innocence, he prepares ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D93391
This challenging documentary relates the stories of three Cambodian men living in America who faced deportation and imprisonment in their native country, even though they had served sentences in the U.S. for crimes they committed on American soil. Is it better called justice or injustice if they are deported to be jailed a second time ... more
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Game Over(2007)
Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White / Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D36276
Get the real story on Rich Porter, AZ, and Alberto "Alpo" Martinez--who became major drug dealers in 1980s Harlem while still in their teens and whose exploits were depicted in the 2002 film "Paid in Full"--in this compelling documentary that tracks their rise and fall. Jadakiss narrates. 46 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby ... more
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Category:Documentary |Director:Lynn Hershman-Leeson |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D50238
On May 11, 2004, New York-based artist/professor Steve Kurtz awoke to discover that his wife had died of heart failure. After paramedics noticed Petri dishes and scientific equipment in his home and contacted the FBI, Kurtz was suspected of bioterrorism and arrested. His fascinating story is chronicled in this documentary that examines ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D59757
After nearly 20 years of outrageous and unending physical abuse to herself and her four children, Wendy Maldonado took a hammer and bludgeoned her husband to death in his bed. This stunning documentary follows her last four days of freedom before reporting for a 10-year manslaughter sentence, as she offers her side of the story in unforgettable ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D70373
All 17 episodes of the first season--including "Aryan Brotherhood," "American Gangster," "Kings of New York," "Biker Wars," and "Texas Terror"--are featured in a four-disc set. 10 hrs. total. Soundtrack: English; bonus footage. **17 episodes on 4 discs. 10 hrs.**
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D23690
All 12 episodes of the third season--including "Death in Dixie," "From Heaven to Hell," "Rage Against Society," "Paid in Blood," and "All Hell Breaks Loose"--are featured in a three-disc set. 9 1/3 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; bonus footage. **12 episodes on 3 discs. 9 1/3 hrs.**
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D40707
All 10 episodes of the second season--including "Biker Wars," "Lords of the Holy City," "Mongol Nation," "One Blood," and "From Girl to Gangster"--are featured in a three-disc set. 9 1/3 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo. **10 episodes on 3 discs. 9 1/3 hrs.**
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D23691
All 12 episodes from the fourth season--including "Highway to Hell," "Kill or Be Killed," "Everybody Killers," "Dead Man Inc.," and "Biker Wars 2"--are featured in a three-disc set. 9 1/3 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; bonus footage. **12 episodes on 3 discs. 9 1/3 hrs.**
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D23692
All 12 episodes from the fifth season--including "Gangsta Killers," "Machete Slaughter," "Dog Fights," "Evil Breed," and "Deadly Blast"--are featured in a three-disc set. 9 1/3 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo. **12 episodes on 3 discs. 9 1/3 hrs.**
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D82427
All 13 episodes from the sixth season--including "Snitch Slaughter," "Skinhead Assault," "Bloody South," "Sex, Money, Murder," and "Hell House"--are featured in a three-disc set. 8 2/3 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo. **13 episodes on 3 discs. 8 2/3 hrs.**
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D38517
All 15 episodes from the seventh and final season--including "Mile High Killers," "Wild Boyz," "Clash of the Crips," "Road Warriors," and "Death Before Dishonor"--are featured in a four-disc set. 11 3/4 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo. **15 episodes on 4 discs. 11 3/4 hrs.**
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D93993
True crime stories rarely come more chilling than the hair-raising tragedy of the Lawson family, a North Carolina clan slaughtered by patriarch Charlie Lawson on Christmas Day 1929. The mass murder that quickly became the stuff of Southern legends is explored in this riveting documentary, which combines historic photos, re-creations, ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D94737
Cross the yellow crime scene tape in Richmond, California, where you'll see the scary, brutal, and tragic take center stage. Compiling some of the best (meaning the worst) footage of fights, shootings, wild parties, and other lawless events captured on video, this program shows you what takes place on the wrong side of the streets. ... more
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Category:Documentary |Director:Marc Levin |Rated:R |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D98963
Leroy "Nicky" Barnes competed head-to-head with "American Gangster" Frank Lucas and lived to tell about it. Not only that, but the former heroin dealer was branded untouchable as the kingpin of his own multimillion-dollar criminal empire during the 1970s, until a potential life sentence in prison convinced him to snitch on dozens of ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D00334
Airing on WE TV, this provocative series mixes interviews with dramatic re-creations to tell the harrowing, shocking, and emotional true stories of imprisoned women whose crimes range from being willing accomplices to crimes of passion to deliberate murder. All 12 episodes from the debut season are featured in a five-disc set. 9 3/4 ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D01041
Author and Gulf War veteran Chris Ryan brings you this thrill-a-minute series dedicated to the work of the world's most effective law enforcement professionals. Training alongside and deploying with operatives in the worst global hotspots, Ryan witnesses arsenals of high-tech weaponry unleashed against terrorists in Kazakhstan, Mexican ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD 
SKU: D01226
Was an American physician wrongly executed in England in 1910 for a murder he did not commit? Explore the disturbing possibility uncovered by this explosive documentary, which suggests that new DNA evidence places the guilt of Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippen into question. A must-see for crime buffs and those interested in the efficacy of ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D01789
Murdered in the Brazilian rainforest in 2005 while helping the impoverished peasants there, 73-year-old Ohio missionary Sister Dorothy Stang is the subject of this moving documentary. The film not only chronicles the events leading up to the outspoken advocate's death, it provides an account of the trial of her killers. Narrated by ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D03627
Did the state of Texas execute an innocent man in 1992? This illuminating documentary re-examines the case of Johnny Frank Garrett, a mentally handicapped inmate convicted (at 17 years of age) of the rape and murder of a nun and put to death 12 years later. The issues surrounding capital punishment are grippingly explored in this provocative ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D10368
Battered women who murdered their violent spouses tell their shattering stories in this riveting documentary. Discussing not only their traumatic pasts but their journeys through the criminal justice system, these incarcerated women provide unforgettable insights concerning the societal misconception that it is always easy for a wife ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D25954
Originally airing on the I.D. Channel, this fascinating series follows a group of Penn State students as they learn how to catch killers using cutting-edge crimefighting and forensics techniques. > Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English (SDH). 6 episodes on 2 discs. 4 1/2 hrs.
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D40769
From the Spike cable channel, this reality series follows the task officers of the Drug Enforcement Agency as they take on dealers big and small operating throughout Detroit. Using gut instinct, informants, and the natural resourcefulness of the trained law enforcement officer, each member of Group 14 remains relentless in the pursuit ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D40779
The shocking 2001 murder of 28-year-old Pennsylvanian Dr. Andrew Bagby forms the basis of this deeply emotional documentary helmed by Kurt Kuenne, his oldest friend. Chronicling the circumstances that led to his killing and the bizarre legal battles that followed, Kuenne shines an accusing spotlight on Bagby's ex-girlfriend Dr. Shirley ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D40816
Ever seen "Midnight Express" or "Brokedown Palace"? Now, imagine you've been arrested in a foreign country and sent to prison...for real! This stunning documentary series from National Geographic relates the shocking true stories of travelers who, after various legal infractions, found themselves in captivity in nations such as Ecuador, ... more
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