A look at real-life murder cases which copy memorable slayings seen in Hollywood movies, with interviews with investigators and family members of victims.
In 1990, Seattle was terrorised by a disturbed man obsessed with alleged murderer Lizzie Borden. His crime spree culminated in a vicious homicide.
In 2004, a popular high school student disappeared, and his best friend, Matt, was desperate to find him. But, his friend's obsession with a gangster film raises suspicion.
Just four days after the release of the movie Money Train, a subway clerk in New York is set on fire in a brutal murder identical to a scene from...
In a crime that shocked Florida, a 14-year-old schoolboy obsessed with serial killers turns his violent fantasies into reality when he murders a classmate.
In a bizarre case ripped from a TV episode, an Illinois man commits a murder and fakes his own death in an attempt to cash in on his own life...
In 2006, a man down on his luck transformed into one of Hollywood's most terrifying killers - Freddy Krueger. How and why did he mimic the character?
A look at the real-life murder cases inspired by those depicted in film and TV, with interviews with investigators and family members of victims.
In New jersey, a group of young men fascinated by mafia depictions in cinema start their own criminal gang. Things escalate as they begin to turn on each other.
In London, England, a drug addict mimics one of the most gruesome torture scenes in the Saw horror movie franchise to murder his roommate.
In Moscow, a woman obsessed with the horror film 'Bride Of Chucky' goes on a stabbing rampage with a gang of male accomplices, leading to the deaths of 15 people.
A group of teenagers, led by 14-year-old Chelsea, are leaving a trail of victims in their wake. Proving that anyone can commit the most serious crimes.
Less than 30 days after the famous horror movie aired, a crime mirroring the film occurred. Who was the sociopath and was he inspired by the cult classic?
Brittany, a teenager with an alcohol and drug problem, binge watches American Horror Story. In an act of desperation, she murdered her grandfather - why?
After watching the cult classic, a couple were inspired to mimic the actions in their fight for love. What made these killers commit such an atrocious crime?