Cropsey

Cropsey

Directed by Barbara Brancaccio

This disturbing doc explores the truth behind the legend of a real-life boogeyman. Growing up on Staten Island, Joshua Zeman and Barbara Brancaccio had often heard the scary stories of 'Cropsey', a mental patient who killed children. But when a girl went missing, Cropsey became real. While tracing the legend, Zeman and Brancaccio uncover a long-buried scandal surrounding the horrific Willowbrook Mental Institution - the inspiration for the twisted asylum in season two of AMERICAN HORROR STORY - proving that sometimes, truth can be much scarier than fiction.

This disturbing doc explores the truth behind the legend of a real-life boogeyman.

Cast: Joshua Zeman, Barbara Brancaccio

Member Reviews

didn't find it boring at all ..

sirmanmonaco
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3 years ago

Very interesting and very sad.

ksmittyb
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3 years ago

Very informative and entertaining. A necessity for any new horror fan.. I have been a horror fan since I was a baby- my grandma used to put me to sleep to the Original Texas Chainsaw Massacre! Haha.. Anyway- this documentary had information I didn't know!! Very well done!

lilpup7473
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3 years ago

Interesting subject matter for a documentary, but executed in an underwhelming way.

baeyerdrewson
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3 years ago

No real direction. Just facts from news stories regurgitated over and over. The writing was good but overall a pretty boring documentary.

keatz112
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3 years ago