Copycat Killers
A look behind the headlines of real-life murder cases that copy memorable movie slayings.

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  • {S}02.{E}01: The Matrix
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    S02.E01: The Matrix

    The 1999 box-office hit shocked viewers with the film’s mind bending plot. In 2003, Joshua Cooke said he lived in the Matrix when he murdered his parents.
    Duration: 44 Min
  • {S}02.{E}02: The Dark Knight
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    S02.E02: The Dark Knight

    In 2012, James Eagan Holmes killed 12 people at a movie theatre in Aurora, Colorado. After his arrest, he claimed to be the Joker from the movie Batman.
    Duration: 44 Min
  • {S}02.{E}03: Breaking Bad
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    S02.E03: Breaking Bad

    Breaking Bad has earned its place among the greatest dramas in TV history. One fan becomes nearly as famous when he copies the show's most gut wrenching, twisted idea.
    Duration: 43 Min
  • {S}02.{E}04: Robocop
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    S02.E04: Robocop

    Robocop’s box office success proved that audiences were desperate for blood-spurting gore. One fan couldn't wait to copy the bloodiest scenes for the ultimate revenge.
    Duration: 43 Min
  • {S}02.{E}05: Basketball Diaries
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    S02.E05: Basketball Diaries

    The Basketball Diaries tells the story of a star student's decent into the seedy underground world. In 1997, a teenager re-enacts the movie's most violent scene.
    Duration: 43 Min