In rural Ohio, an intruder brutally guns down Jack and Linda Myers in their sleep. The only witness is their sleepy 4-year-old grandson. But their extensive home movies - aired here for the first time - may have captured a monster lurking in their midst.
When Frank Hilley is struck down by a mysterious sickness, the entire town of Anniston, AL grieves. But when his daughter also falls seriously ill, the family becomes suspicious. Vintage home movies trace a shocking tale of murder - revealing a monster.
After a taping of their local-access TV show in rural Vermont, Chrissy and Charlie Billis have a terrible accident, smashing their car into a tree. Only one survives. But tapes from the couple's TV show suggest a sinister tale behind what really happened.
In Colorado, second-time spouses Harold and Toni Henthorn seem to dote on their young daughter and each other, until their idyllic life is shattered by a deadly hiking accident. Their happy home videos conceal a deadly predator who nearly escaped justice.
After moving to a remote town in Colorado, Ron and Cynthia Phillips and their four children try to adjust. But their never-aired home videos mask darker impulses within their family - ones that would lead to a complex web of deceit, infidelity and murder.
A sword collector is a house-husband while his wife provides for the him and his children right outside of Los Angeles. Their lives are tough, yet happy until she returns home to find her family slaughtered - at sword point.
Family and faith have always been important to Richard Beasley, as these home videos show. Which is why it's so scary when one day - the Ohio man vanishes. Especially after police discover that an online monster has been luring local men to their deaths.
In Pennsylvania, Kevin and Joanne Dowling like to capture their kids' milestones on videotape in their modest suburban home. But when a woman in a nearby town is gunned down - and Kevin is accused of murder - his fate hangs on that same home video camera.