American Monster

The BEST episodes of American Monster

Every episode of American Monster ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of American Monster!

If you looked into the eyes of a killer, would you know? In American Monster, you find out. For the first time, viewers get closer than ever to some of America's most shocking and surprising crimes. Filled with never-before-seen footage of these devils in disguise, from home movie shots of them playing with their kids to musical performances at high school, from the church cook-out to the wedding video, American Monster interweaves twisting-turning stories of astonishing crimes, with 'behind-the-scenes' footage of killers at their seemingly most innocent.

Last Updated: 11/22/2022Network:Investigation Discovery
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In Sickness and in Health
star
7.95
37 votes

#1 - In Sickness and in Health

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/13/2019

When outgoing Beth Spaulding and shy Jason Risenburg meet, it looks like a match made in heaven; however, a series of disasters strike the once-devoted couple, causing tensions to simmer in their marriage.

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By God, That's Enough
star
7.89
27 votes

#2 - By God, That's Enough

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/2/2020

A single mom vanishes, and police uncover a terrible jealousy revealed through a shocking confession that leaves her family reeling.

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Alabama Murder Mystery
star
7.78
74 votes

#3 - Alabama Murder Mystery

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/23/2017

In Anniston, Ala., the townspeople grieve after Frank Hilley is struck down by a mysterious sickness, then his daughter falls ill, and the family becomes suspicious; home movies tell a shocking tale of murder and reveal the identity of a monster.

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Family Snapshot
star
7.78
50 votes

#4 - Family Snapshot

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/16/2017

The Yates family moves to Spokane, Wash., only to find it besieged by a serial killer who's targeting young women and confounding the police; now, the family's home videos provide a look at one of the most notorious killers in the United States.

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The Wrong Man
star
7.76
33 votes

#5 - The Wrong Man

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/10/2017

Kevin and Joanne Dowling like to capture their children's milestones on videotape, then Kevin is accused of gunning down a woman in a nearby town, and his fate hangs on his video camera.

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A Mother's Work
star
7.75
24 votes

#6 - A Mother's Work

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/5/2018

Home movies reveal the fabulous lifestyle of Lanny and Donna Horwitz who are raising their son, Radley, in their Florida mansion; when their lives are upended by a ghastly shooting, everyone in this eccentric family becomes a suspect.

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Out of His Shell
star
7.75
32 votes

#7 - Out of His Shell

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/20/2020

A family welcomes their new neighbors, not realizing the horrors to come.

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Flesh and Blood
star
7.74
39 votes

#8 - Flesh and Blood

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/14/2020

On any street, behind any smile, lurks an American Monster. Never-before-seen-video footage looks straight into the eyes of a killer, hidden in plain sight. Mom next door; dad across the street; the kid who never broke the rules. Anyone can be a MONSTER.

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He Was Her Everything
star
7.71
31 votes

#9 - He Was Her Everything

Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/31/2021

A blended family's blissful existence is shattered by an inside threat.

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Right Before Your Eyes
star
7.71
72 votes

#10 - Right Before Your Eyes

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/6/2016

The union of a successful businessman and an aspiring actress doesn't last long when, on the honeymoon, the relationship takes a deadly turn.

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Anything for You
star
7.71
75 votes

#11 - Anything for You

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/30/2017

As seen in home videos, the Snyders are thrilled when their 34-year-old son, Mike, finally starts a family with his sweetheart, then Mike vanishes after being diagnosed with a terrible illness, and his horrific fate comes to light only years later.

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Brothers in Arms
star
7.70
40 votes

#12 - Brothers in Arms

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/7/2020

The close bond between cousins Mark Corona and Paul Stoeppler is quickly severed when one of them is murdered in cold blood; never-before-seen home movie video and shocking CCTV reveals what happened.

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Life On The Lake
star
7.68
22 votes

#13 - Life On The Lake

Season 8 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/5/2022

Gil Dossett and his family live an idyllic existence until an accident changes everything; though it takes years to chart a new course through life, Gil seems to finally land on his feet until he finds himself in a dark place.

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Off-Camera
star
7.65
20 votes

#14 - Off-Camera

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/30/2018

An obsessive video blogger shares every detail of her roller-coaster life with her husband and their children online; one night, intruders tie her up, kidnap her husband and execute him; it seems someone has been keeping secrets.

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The Last Valentine
star
7.64
22 votes

#15 - The Last Valentine

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/2/2018

Dr. John Hamilton and his wife, Susan, are successful, respected and very much in love, until a vicious Valentine's Day murder destroys their lives; never-before-seen home videos shed light on a brutal murder no one saw coming.

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My Body
star
7.62
34 votes

#16 - My Body

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/12/2020

Sandy Miles and her daughter Tracie are as close as can be. But when Tracie vanishes and Sandy is found brutally murdered, the truth behind the killing is more horrific than investigators can possibly imagine.

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Live by the Sword
star
7.62
39 votes

#17 - Live by the Sword

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/27/2017

Manling Williams returns home to find her young sons murdered and her sword collector husband, Neal, stabbed to death.

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Ghost From the Past
star
7.61
31 votes

#18 - Ghost From the Past

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/28/2021

In 2017, an unimaginable betrayal leads to the death of a woman in the state of Louisiana. Police discover she has been murdered by her estranged husband.

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Two Families
star
7.60
40 votes

#19 - Two Families

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/8/2019

Unraveling the mystery behind the confusing evidence at the scene of April Holton's tragic murder.

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Put Yourself Out There
star
7.59
22 votes

#20 - Put Yourself Out There

Season 8 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/17/2022

A man vows to protect his new wife, but he's the one who needs protection.

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Nothing Can Stop Us
star
7.58
26 votes

#21 - Nothing Can Stop Us

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/28/2021

An odd couple with a "devilish" wedding date discovers love is not eternal.

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Falling Down
star
7.56
45 votes

#22 - Falling Down

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/2/2019

Alene and George Jenkins' desire for children leads them to adopt a son and a daughter, which triggers a dark spiral ending in an unspeakably awful crime.

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Wave to Daddy
star
7.55
94 votes

#23 - Wave to Daddy

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/15/2016

The daughter of a notorious killer discusses her father.

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Don't Forget Me
star
7.54
24 votes

#24 - Don't Forget Me

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/23/2018

On the day before he's to start a new job, a father of two disappears with no warning. His wife has no idea where he went. His friends hint that he led a secret, sordid life. But it remains a mystery for years—until a tip reveals the jaw-dropping truth.

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It Was All of Them
star
7.53
32 votes

#25 - It Was All of Them

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/3/2021

A family is annihilated, but their killer may not be the only monster.

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