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Apr 5, 2020

People Shared What Documentaries To Watch After "Tiger King" And Wow, These Are Fascinating

I didn't know I needed a documentary about competitive tickling until now.

Okay, so we've all seen Tiger King by now, right?

Netflix

I don't know about you, but I definitely need more Netflix to get me through this quarantine. The weirder the documentary, the better!

Nickelodeon

This week, Reddit user Goldenchicks asked, "What are the weirdest documentaries that are available to stream through Prime or Netflix? We finished Tiger King. Need something else!" Here are some of the best responses:

Warning: some of the following include disturbing content.

1. First on the list, Fyre

Netflix

What it's about: The 2017 Fyre Festival promised to be a luxury party beyond attendees' wildest dreams. Instead, it was a spectacular failure.

Where to stream: Netflix

masonknight86

2. Abducted in Plain Sight

Netflix

What it's about: In this bizarre true crime documentary, a young girl is kidnapped by her family's neighbor and close friend...twice.

Where to stream: Netflix

-chooseyourpick

3. The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia

MTV

What it's about: This documentary follows a family of outlaws in Boone County, West Virginia as they face poverty, drugs, and trouble with the law.

Where to stream: Amazon Prime

-LifesPeach

4. Tickled

Magnolia Pictures

What it's about: A New Zealand journalist investigates the bizarre world of competitive endurance tickling. Yes, really.

Where to stream: Hulu

-MissWonder420

5. Rodents of Unusual Size

Grasshopper Film

What it's about: "It's a phenomenal documentary about a very unique group of people down in Louisiana that hunt down nutria, a giant swamp rat that are literally contributing to Louisiana's coastal erosion."

Where to stream: Amazon Prime

-madism

6. Don't F**k With Cats: Hunting an Internet Killer

Netflix

What it's about: According to Netflix, "A twisted criminal's gruesome videos drive a group of amateur online sleuths to launch a risky manhunt that brings them into a dark underworld."

Where to stream: Netflix

-rattlingjoints

7. The Jinx

HBO

What it's about: This miniseries follows New York real estate heir Robert Durst, who is accused of murder.

Where to stream: HBO

8. The Barkley Marathons: The Race That Eats Its Young

Gravitas

What it's about: "A famous prison escape sparks the idea for a cult-like race that has seen only 10 finishers in its first 25 years."

Where to stream: Amazon Prime

"It's crazy, but in a weird, almost wholesome way."

-mrostate78

9. Three Identical Strangers

CNN Films

What it's about: This fascinating, unsettling documentary follows a group of identical triplets who were separated at birth as a part of a bizarre scientific study, and later reunited as adults.

Where to stream: Hulu, Amazon Prime

-Screamyahualica

10. Screwball

Greenwich Entertainment

What it's about: Both a sports movie and true crime special, this documentary takes a look at the biggest drug scandal in American baseball history.

Where to stream: Netflix

-dangersurfer

11. Long Shot

Netflix

What it's about: When a man is arrested for a murder he claims he didn't commit, he uses raw footage from the TV show Curb Your Enthusiasm to prove his innocence. Yes, this is real.

Where to stream: Netflix

12. And finally, Finders Keepers

The Orchard

What it's about: "Just go into this one blind. It's a wild ride."

Where to stream: Amazon Prime

-Codypupster

What other weird documentaries would you recommend? Got a bizarre miniseries you're dying to talk about? Leave your suggestions in the comments!

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