10 interesting series based on real events

In recent years, numerous series based on real events have been released on all streaming platforms. Not only documentaries or the so-called “true crime” series, but also successful fictions like Mindhunter, The Crown, La infamia, Unorthodox o It’s a sin who tell stories that viewers remember. We are going to recommend some of these series based on real events that have become a success.

1. Mindhunter

This interesting Netflix series continues the true-life story of two federal agents who created the first criminal profiles. Fiction Small Axe It is based on real cases of murderers that the two agents have to discover. The agents had to try new techniques that allowed them to hunt down serial killers, rapists, and other criminals.

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2. Small Axe

A series that Movistar + has premiered in 2021 in which recreates the so-called “March of the Mangroves” of 1970 and the subsequent trial to which nine activists were subjected, unjustly arrested after protesting with hundreds of protesters against violence by the metropolitan police against the black community in Notting Hill. Among those tried were Altheia Jones-LeCointe, of the British Black Panther movement, Darcus Howe and Frank Crichlow, owner of the iconic restaurant The Mangrove, where the police repression originated and the focus of the protests.

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The Crown

3. The Crown

One of the series with the most followers since the first season that has become a chronicle of the life of Queen Elizabeth II from the 1940s to the times. The series recounts his life through different decades and different personal intrigues, romances and political rivalries are told. The last season of The Crown caused great excitement around the world by the appearance of the drama between Prince Charles and Diana of Wales.

Madam CJ Walker
Madam CJ Walker

4. Madam CJ Walker: A Self Made Woman

A Netflix series that tells the life of Madam CJ Walker, considered the first woman in the country to become a millionaire herself thanks to the construction of a cosmetics empire. The protagonist CJ Walker is played by the well-known actress Octavia Spencer. A good option to learn about the struggle of the first black millionaire in the United States.

It's a sin
It’s a sin

5. It’s a sin

This series available in HBO Spain Since 2021, he tells how a new decade begins in 1981 and Ritchie, Roscoe and Colin begin a new life in London. But young people have to deal with a new virus, HIV, about which very little is still known and that will test them for the rest of their lives.


6. Unorthodox

Another series that triumphed on Netflix in 2020 and that tells the life of a young woman who flees from the community of Hasidic Jews in New York where she grew up. The series is based on the memoirs of Deborah Feldman, although some licenses have been allowed.

This is how they see us
This is how they see us

7. This is how they see us

Another series based on real events that focuses on the problem of racism and its consequences. This is how they see us in the case of the Central Park Five, a group of racialized kids accused in the 1980s of a brutal crime. Ora series that can be seen on Netflix.

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8. Creédme

This Netflix series tells of the research that journalists Ken Armstrong and T. Christian Miller published in 2015, a report for which they won the Pulitzer Prize in 2016. It tells the story of the nightmare lived by Marie Adler, an 18-year-old teenager who was raped in her apartment in Washington. The police did not believe the statements of the young woman, who was subjected to all kinds of tests and interrogations until she gave in to pressure and retracted her complaint. But the rape was real, and it was not known until similar cases began to be investigated in other cities.

The People v. O .J.  Simpson
The People v. O .J. Simpson

9. American Crime Story: The People vs. OJ Simpson

In this series based on true events available on Netflix, actress Sarah Paulson plays the prosecutor Marcia Clark who has been targeted by the media. Despite his professionalism and the incredible presentation of evidence proving OJ Simpson’s guilt, in the end it all became a racial problem. American Crime Story is an American television series based on true crimes, created by Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewki.

The infamy
The infamy

10. The infamy

A true-life miniseries released in a three-part Filmin directed by Philippa Lowthorpe that focuses on a true story: how the system closed its eyes to the Rochdale child molestation ring, near Manchester. The crime continues for years, because, even if they are 13 years old, this event will have an impact on their future. An award-winning and acclaimed BAFTA-winning miniseries about true events that led to the dismantling of the child sexual abuse network in the English town of Rochdale.

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