Murder Among the Mormons: Season 1

Murder Among the Mormons: Season 1

Murder Among the Mormons: Season 1

What happens when a deeply religious group is asked to lie for the lord? This three-part docuseries from the director of Napoleon Dynamite details the deadly true crime story of a criminal mastermind lurking within the Mormon community.

2021USANetflix
CrimeDocumentary

Streaming (1 Provider)

EPISODE 1.1
3 March 2021

Episode 1

Three lethal explosions rattle Salt Lake City in 1985 and expose a dark underbelly of religious-document dealing.

EPISODE 1.2
3 March 2021

Episode 2

Prosecutors and police roll through possible bombing suspects. Later, a key breakthrough puts a curious new spin on the case.

EPISODE 1.3
3 March 2021

Episode 3

What makes a murderer? The suspect reveals all the details of the deception — and a disturbing willingness to kill.

Murder Among the Mormons: Season 1 / Reviews

RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

A three-part series that is yet again a case of a solid movie, or maybe even a TV special, that has been pulled to three hours to meet a Netflix requirement.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Tackles a pretty great story — one that mainstream audiences may not know at all — but never quite finds the tone or focus to properly tell it.

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Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times

Directors Jared Hess and Tyler Measom do a superb job of telling this incredible true story via a treasure trove of archival news footage, audio tapes and home videos...

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Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

There’s a peculiar mix of gullibility and paranoia underlying much of “Murder Among the Mormons,” which is a combination detective story, crime thriller and artistic triumph of nonfiction cinema.

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