The BEST episodes of Elize Matsunaga: Once Upon a Crime

Every episode of Elize Matsunaga: Once Upon a Crime ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Elize Matsunaga: Once Upon a Crime!

The crime shocked Brazil: Elize Matsunaga shot and dismembered her rich husband. Featuring her first interview, this docuseries dives deep into the case.

Last Updated: 10/18/2023Network: NetflixStatus: Ended
A Princess Life
54 votes

#1 - A Princess Life

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/8/2021

Did Elize commit premeditated murder? She recalls how the prosecution used her past against her, with her motive and confession facing intense scrutiny.

Directors: Eliza Capai
Marital Status: Widow
55 votes

#2 - Marital Status: Widow

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/8/2021

On a temporary release from prison, Elize details her troubled relationship with Marcos as people close to the case describe the aftermath of the crime.

Directors: Eliza Capai
Elize's Unfortunate Idea
46 votes

#3 - Elize's Unfortunate Idea

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/8/2021

Elize recounts what she was thinking when she decided to dismember Marcos' body, and her attorney explains his trial strategy to sway public opinion.

Directors: Eliza Capai
Echoes of a Crime
50 votes

#4 - Echoes of a Crime

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/8/2021

As she opens up about her difficult childhood, Elize looks back at the last day of her trial, when the judge handed down a surprising sentence.

Directors: Eliza Capai