The Scary Documentary You Should Watch On Netflix Tonight Based On Your Sign

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It's October, which means Halloween is right around the corner. It's a time for eating lots of candy, picking out a fun costume, and of course, watching scary movies. But this year, instead of just picking one of the usual horror movies like, say, Halloween, why not try watching a scary documentary on Netflix instead? After all, knowing that what's happening on screen actually happened in real life makes docs much more terrifying than even the most frightening scare fest Hollywood can come up with, and therefore the perfect accompaniment for Halloween. But with hundreds to choose from on the streaming site, how will you know which doc will scare you the most? Easy, just match it to your sign.

Just about everyone knows their Zodiac sign, but not everyone knows what their sign actually means. It depends on who you ask, of course, but astrologists will often break the 12 signs down into basic personality traits. For example, if you're an Aries, then you're supposed to be more creative and spontaneous than the average person. A Scorpio? You're probably shy and withdrawn. Gemini? You're said to have a dual nature. Of course, astrology isn't an exact science (or a science at all), but it can be a lot of fun — just like the below list.

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Aries - 'Holy Hell'

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Given their spontaneous personalities, it's easy for Aries to get caught up in the moment — which makes this account of life in a cult especially terrifying for them.

Taurus - 'Hostage To The Devil'

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If you're a Taurus, you have a reputation for being stubborn, just like the priest in this doc, who believes he's standing up to the devil in his exorcisms.

Gemini - 'Audrey & Daisy'

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Gemini are supposed to have dual personalities, and this doc explores the horrifying dual nature of a seemingly normal small town that turns on its most innocent residents.

Cancer - 'H.H. Holmes: America’s First Serial Killer'

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Cancers have a deep love of history, so they'll probably get a thrill out of this lesson on one of the sickest humans to ever live.

Leo - 'The Propaganda Game'

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Leos are natural-born leaders, so the idea of a government based on a cult of personality like North Korea's will fascinate them.

Virgo - 'End Day'


People who are Virgos love to analyze and ask questions, which means this look at the various ways the world could come to an end will probably keep them up all night.

Libra - 'Amanda Knox'

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Libras have a thirst for justice, so the incredibly unjust plight of Amanda Knox might just drive them insane.

Scorpio - 'The Nightmare'

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Scorpios are known for being shy and withdrawn, which makes the terrifying nighttime encounters of sleep paralysis seem all the more harrowing.

Sagittarius - 'Interview With A Serial Killer'

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Those with the Sagittarius sign are said to be philosophical, and will likely have a difficult time wrapping their head around this serial killer's reasoning for doing what he did.

Capricorn - 'Welcome To Leith'

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Capricorns love keeping things organized and running smoothly, so the thought of a group of neo-Nazis taking over their town will seriously freak them out.

Pisces - 'Extraordinary: The Stan Romanek Story'

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Pisces can be very trusting, maybe even gullible, which makes them the perfect target for this out-there story of alien abduction.

Aquarius - 'The Imposter'

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If you're an Aquarius, you're probably honest and loyal, which means you'll sympathize with the family in this doc who took in a conman thinking it was their missing son.

Regardless of what your sign is, there's something that you're afraid of. And thanks to this tailored list, you'll be able to find a scary documentary on Netflix that hits that fear — just in time for Halloween.