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Making a Murderer 

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Filmed over a 10-year period, Steven Avery, a DNA exoneree who, while in the midst of exposing corruption in local law enforcement, finds himself the prime suspect in a grisly new crime.
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Top Rated TV #94 | Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 9 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Dolores Avery Dolores Avery ...  Herself 10 episodes, 2015
Steven Avery ...  Himself 10 episodes, 2015
Ken Kratz ...  Himself 10 episodes, 2015
Brendan Dassey ...  Himself 8 episodes, 2015
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Filmed over a 10-year period, Steven Avery, a DNA exoneree who, while in the midst of exposing corruption in local law enforcement, finds himself the prime suspect in a grisly new crime.

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USA

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English

Release Date:

18 December 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Making a Murderer Part 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA

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Synthesis Films,Netflix See more »
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Before meeting with Netflix, Demos and Ricciardi met with executives at PBS and HBO, but neither network was interested in the project. See more »

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Ken Kratz: Reasonable doubt is for the innocent.
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Featured in Jinek: Episode #4.10 (2016) See more »

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Dateline/ 20/20 fans? Psht, this is the real deal.
21 December 2015 | by nehaap7See all my reviews

An amazing documentary series focusing on a young man who went to jail for a horrid 18 years, for a crime he did not even commit. 2 years later, the nightmare had only begun.

I drew me to this show was the trailer on YouTube. I watched it and just assumed this was about a man who went to jail wrongfully and then somehow made a mistake and just went back to jail. Didn't realize that what I would end up watching would just be a total and utter mess. Not speaking of the show, but the situation. Nothing about this case made sense, and if you watch you will probably agree with me. At times I catch myself thinking if the show was even real, or maybe based on a fictional story because of how absurd the details were leading up to each investigation.

This is one of the best documentary series I have ever watched. You gain a real connection to the Avery family, not only the case, but the members of the family and Steven Avery himself. It's truly incredible how the family handles every situation, with all seriousness but remaining utterly and completely calm. It's quite remarkable.

The only reason I gave it a 9/10 is because of the lengthy episodes and how the material can get quite confusing with all the different people's names, and the dragged on scenes of the officers/attorneys speaking about each different situation. In a couple episodes in the middle, I felt my self getting lost in the crazy scenarios and different accusations.

This show is the epitome of criminal injustice and will probably leave you with your eyes wide open of the things that really go on in this world. Watch it for yourself, you won't be disappointed.


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