FBI True

FBI True
  • Rating: 7.20
  • Year of issue: 2023
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Countries: United States
  • Duration: 60 minutes

A real-life look into FBI agents’ high-pressure world with never-before-seen surveillance video, interrogations with hostage takers and terrorists, and personal photos from the agents’ collections.

  • An ATF raid on the compound of an armed apocalyptic religious group in Waco, Texas turns deadly. After a terrifying shootout, four federal agents are dead and more than a dozen are wounded. The FBI steps in with its tactical and negotiation teams, but as both sides dig in, concerns grow about the intentions of the group's leader and the welfare of the children inside.
  • In 2013, Jimmy Lee Dykes shoots and kills a rural Alabama school bus driver and takes a five-year-old boy hostage in a carefully constructed bunker. The FBI discovers that the bunker is lined with explosives and Dykes is heavily armed. After a six day standoff, Dykes sets a deadline for the following day to broadcast his grievances on TV news, or he will kill the boy and himself.
  • The FBI Hostage Rescue Team works with brilliant FBI profiler Molly Amman to extract a five-year-old boy from a bunker built by a heavily armed captor named Jimmy Lee Dykes. The profiler must convince FBI director Robert Muller that negotiations with the erratic Dykes are doomed to fail.
  • In the tense hours following the bombings, Sergeant John MacLellan heads out on his night shift. That same evening, an MIT police officer is murdered by two attackers. No one knows yet that the cop killers and the bombers are one and the same, and Sgt. MacLellan comes face to face with the perpetrators. The shootout that ensues leads to a citywide manhunt.
  • Newburgh NY is a small town with a big problem. Gang warfare has made it the most violent city in the state. Tapping into U.S. military surge strategy, FBI agent James Gagliano hatches a plan to dismantle the rival gangs in one day full of gangster shock and awe.
  • Two FBI agents go undercover to infiltrate a dangerous criminal motorcycle gang. The Outlaws – archrivals of the infamous Hells Angels – are running wild in Taunton, Massachusetts, bringing drugs and violence to the formerly peaceful town. The stakes are high as the agents plan a daring takedown. Will they make a big bust or will their cover get blown?
  • An early-morning explosion at a federal building in downtown Oklahoma City kills and injures hundreds. FBI investigators quickly determine that the building has been bombed. The Bureau coordinates a complex rescue mission to save survivors of the blast. At the same time, agents comb through the wreckage, searching for clues about the bomber.
  • In one of the most infamous serial killer cases in American history, the FBI works with local law enforcement in California to try and apprehend the so-called “Golden State Killer.” It’s a case that spans four decades, as the killer and rapist continually manages to elude law enforcement. Authorities resort to an unprecedented use of DNA data in an attempt to finally track down the man responsible for 13 murders and 51 sexual assaults.
  • Masked shooters attack an office Christmas party in San Bernardino, killing and wounding dozens of people. FBI investigators descend on the scene, looking for clues about the identity of the killers. But as they try to find out who the active shooters are, they’re faced with a more urgent question…where are they and do they plan to strike again?
  • Undercover FBI agents race to catch a dangerous ex-con in a sting operation before he plunges back into a life of violence and criminality.
  • Minutes after takeoff from JFK airport, TWA Flight 800 explodes; FBI investigators must determine if it's a tragic accident or the result of sabotage.
  • An investigation into a dismembered body in Albania leads the FBI to a nearly identical crime in Brooklyn 16 years prior that just might unmask the killer.
  • A young man in South Carolina is kidnapped by members of a Mexican cartel causing the FBI to deploy its Hostage Rescue Team to bring him home alive.
  • When pirates ruthlessly kill four Americans off the shores of Somalia, the FBI launches a relentless pursuit, chasing the criminal mastermind across Africa.
  • In a race against time, the FBI pursues an Al Qaeda terrorist group that plans to bomb the New York subway system.
  • After one lethal pipe bomb is found inside a Long Island Home Depot, the FBI mobilizes to prevent a potential second bomb from being detonated on Black Friday.
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