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I Am a Killer

I Am a Killer

Description: Featuring never before seen footage with unprecedented access to prisons across America, this crime documentary series gives an in-depth insight into the stories of prisoners who are awaiting their fate on death row. Each episode profiles a different prisoner convicted of capital murder and sentenced to death. Recounting the events that led up to their crime, the killers reveal their motivations and how they now view their actions, after time spent on death row. Different viewpoints and the impact of decisions made in a split second that have changed the course of the killers' lives throw into question the viewer's opinions towards the killers.
Genre: ["Animation","Action","Adventure","Comedy","Crime","Mystery","Documentary","Crime"]
Year Released: 2018
Number of seasons: 2
Number of episodes: 20
First episode air date: August 3, 2018
Network: Netflix
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