Six shocking 2023 documentaries you need to watch!

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We all love a documentary, honestly!

And 2023 has released so many incredible documentaries that we promise will have you on the edge of your seat.

Here are six shocking documentaries that you won’t be able to stop bingeing!

The Deepest Breath

This documentary is directed by Irish Filmmaker Laura McGann.

It follows a champion freediver and an expert safety diver whoseemed destined for one another despite the different paths they took to meet at the pinnacle of the freediving world.

A look at the thrilling rewards — and inescapable risks — of chasing dreams through the depths of the ocean.

On Netflix Now

Escaping Twin Flame

This three-part documentary series pulls back the veil on Twin Flames Universe, a controversial online community that claims it helps members find love.

The series reveals the horrifying stories of coercion and exploitation surrounding Twin Flames Universe – from encouraging stalking behaviour to manipulating gender identities.

It also documents the active efforts of family members to rescue their loved ones from the leaders Jeff and Shaleia’s web.

On Netflix Now

Shiny Happy People: Duggar Family Secrets

The docu-series explores the dark secrets of the Duggar family, best known for the TLC reality series 19 Kids and Counting.

It focuses on the family’s ties to the Institute in Basic Life Principles and its controversial leader Bill Gothard, showing how the organization has influenced the Duggars.

The influence of Christian youth organisations is a focus of the documentary as well as growing up in the public eye.

On Prime Video Now

Gunther’s Millions

This is a crazy story about a millionaire dog.

As the legend goes, Gunther’s great-grandfather was originally owned by a mysterious countess whose son died tragically. Having no heirs, the countess bequeathed her considerable fortune to her beloved dog, and placed him in the care of her son’s close friend, an Italian pharmaceutical heir and aspiring impresario named Maurizio Mian.

The documentary explores the truth behind the world’s richest pet.

On Netflix Now

The Devil on Trial

Fans of The Conjuring series may be familiar with this story.

The Devil on Trial explores the first and only time “demonic possession” has officially been used as a defence in a US murder trial.

This documentary includes firsthand accounts of alleged devil possession and a shocking murder, this extraordinary story forces reflection on our fear of the unknown.

On Netflix Now

Take Care of Maya

When 10-year-old Maya Kowalski was admitted to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in 2016, nothing could have prepared her or her family for what they were about to go through.

As the medical team tried to understand her rare illness, they began to question the basic truths that bound the Kowalskis together.

Suddenly, Maya was in state custody – despite two parents who were desperate to bring their daughter home. The story of the Kowalski family – as told in their own words – will change the way you look at children’s healthcare forever.

On Netflix Now


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