American Monster

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  • TV-14
  • 2016
  • 7 Seasons
  • 7.5  (508)

This true crime series looks at the criminal careers and backstories of notorious American killers. Like most true crime series, it depends on re-enactments, archival footage and interviews with participants in the various investigations. If you looked into the eyes of a killer, would you know? In American Monster, you find out. For the first time, viewers get closer than ever to some of America's most shocking and surprising crimes. Filled with never-before-seen footage of these devils in disguise, from home movie shots of them playing with their kids to musical performances at high school, from the church cook-out to the wedding video, American Monster interweaves twisting-turning stories of astonishing crimes, with 'behind-the-scenes' footage of killers at their seemingly most innocent.

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About to Break
10. About to Break
January 16, 2022
When newly divorced Wendi Davidson meets charming Brian Chevalier, it seems to be the perfect remedy for heartbreak. Brian proposes after only two months, but a shocking revelation will cause history to repeat in the most devastating way possible.
It Could Be Me
9. It Could Be Me
January 9, 2022
From her early days as a pageant girl, Michelle Lira always had a magnetic personality. She's whip-smart too and dreams of being a doctor one day -- until a rollercoaster romance steers her life in a different direction, straight into a deadly ambush.
Say Your Prayers
8. Say Your Prayers
January 2, 2022
When LaTonya Taylor gets pregnant at 15, her mom, preacher Angelia Taylor, vows to support her no matter what. Years later, it looks like love has conquered all, but someone’s hiding a deep-seated resentment that will destroy the whole family.
Once a Killer
7. Once a Killer
December 26, 2021
Divorced mother Mamie Caldwell finds true love later in life with a younger man named Shabaka WaQlimi. After 20 years together, they're the heart and soul of their family, but behind the façade, something evil is growing with horrifying consequences.
Stage Fright
6. Stage Fright
December 5, 2021
In the suburbs of Houston, Texas, Stephanie Kirkpatrick is a gifted stage performer and much-loved special needs teacher with the world at her feet. However, behind closed doors, resentment and envy fester in her marriage, leading to a shocking 911 call.
What the Heart Wants
5. What the Heart Wants
November 21, 2021
Raised in a big Mormon family, Ashlee Harmon grows up wanting that same kind of lifestyle. She marries her college boyfriend, Emmett Corrigan, and raises five kids while he opens his own law firm. But dirty secrets will soon trigger a deadly showdown.
By Design
4. By Design
November 14, 2021
Growing up outside Chicago, the Simonian sisters are thick as thieves, even after they leave the nest to start new lives of their own. Then, when the youngest sets off to pursue her master's degree, a horrific crime tears the whole family apart.
With Honors
3. With Honors
November 7, 2021
Avis Banks always puts her career ahead of her love life, until she meets teacher Keyon Pittman. But just when she's on the brink of having it all, a dirty secret tears them apart in the most brutal way possible.
He Was Her Everything
2. He Was Her Everything
October 31, 2021
In Hudson, Wisconsin, Charlene, and Darrell Wold seem to be living a blissful existence with their blended family. They do all they can to keep their household safe and secure, but they never imagined the real danger would come from within.
Unlucky In Love
1. Unlucky In Love
October 24, 2021
Tabatha Spake grows up in an adoring home, but by the time she's a teenager, she longs for a different kind of love -- one that will elude her for decades to come. Just when she finally finds happiness, a monster turns her dreams into a nightmare.
American Monster
American Monster

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This true crime series looks at the criminal careers and backstories of notorious American killers. Like most true crime series, it depends on re-enactments, archival footage and interviews with participants in the various investigations. If you looked into the eyes of a killer, would you know? In American Monster, you find out. For the first time, viewers get closer than ever to some of America's most shocking and surprising crimes. Filled with never-before-seen footage of these devils in disguise, from home movie shots of them playing with their kids to musical performances at high school, from the church cook-out to the wedding video, American Monster interweaves twisting-turning stories of astonishing crimes, with 'behind-the-scenes' footage of killers at their seemingly most innocent.

American Monster is a series that is currently running and has 7 seasons (70 episodes). The series first aired on June 1, 2016.

Where to Watch American Monster

American Monster is available for streaming on the Investigation Discovery website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch American Monster on demand at Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Vudu, FuboTV, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Apple TV and Investigation Discovery.

  • Premiere Date
    June 1, 2016
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (508)