This gripping true crime drama is based on the real-life story of Marie Adler, a then 18-year-old Washington state woman who reported being raped by a masked intruder in her home—only to be re-victimized by detectives who accused her of fabricating her harrowing story.
Jan 5, 2020
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Did Marie Unbelievable get justice?
Marie accepted a plea deal that sentenced her to counseling, probation, and a $500 payment for court fees, but no jail time. Just weeks after she was charged, another Seattle woman reported being raped in her home by an assailant who tied her up and photographed her.
Did Marie Adler tell the truth?
Armstrong kept in touch with the real-life Marie, and revealed in a Twitter thread that she told him she watched the Netflix series. "“I did cry quite a bit," she reportedly told him, but she also called the show "excellent." She called the scene in which Marie recants her confession to the police "perfect."
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The True Stories Behind Unbelievable

Stacy Galbraith/Karen Duvall (Merritt Wever)
Edna Hendershot/Grace Rasmussen (Toni Collette)
Marie Adler (Kaitlyn Dever)
The Other Survivors.
Peggy Cunningham/Judith (Elizabeth Marvel)
Shannon McQuery/Colleen (Bridget Everett)
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How old was Marie Adler when she was assaulted?
Shortly before dawn, an 18-year-old woman only identified by her middle name Marie was attacked in her Lynnwood, Washington, apartment at knifepoint by a masked man. The intruder tied and gagged her, raped her, and took photographs of her, which he threatened to post online if she contacted the police.
The True Story Behind the Netflix Series Unbelievable ... In Washington state, Marie Adler, 18, reports to police that a man broke into her ...Duration: 2:44
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