American Monster

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  • TV-14
  • 2016
  • 9 Seasons
  • 7.5  (629)

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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Brothers and Sisters
4. Brothers and Sisters
November 20, 2022
Cindy Monkman turns heads wherever she goes, but by age 30, she's looking for something serious; Michael Apelt, a handsome German businessman, seems to be the answer to her prayers, until their first Christmas together turns into a horror story.
It's Over. Move On.
3. It's Over. Move On.
November 13, 2022
Monsters can be found lurking behind any innocent smile and on any street corner in America. Never-before-seen-video footage stares straight into the eyes of these killers who hide in plain sight.
I Had No Choice
2. I Had No Choice
November 7, 2022
Behind the smiles, ugliness festers inside the Hudnall family. For years, Bill, Stephanie, and their three kids hide their torment while struggling to keep up appearances. But in 2011, the fa├žade shatters for good when someone starts swinging a pickaxe.
Rescue Me
1. Rescue Me
October 31, 2022
In Genoa, Ohio, John Eichner, his wife and kids look like a happy bunch, but behind closed doors a disturbing pattern of torment and gaslighting plays out for years. Someone keeps calling 911, but well-crafted lies drown out a victim's pleas for help.
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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 9 seasons (84 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  (629)