Netflix Documentaries movies and series

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An overview of all Netflix documentaries. 937 titles were found.


Sonita
This documentary follows an Afghan-born Tehran teen who risks everything to be a rapper and protest the practice of selling girls into marriage.
16 February 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 90 minutes
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CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap
Experts and coders alike examine gender and racial inequities in the computer science world and spotlight efforts to correct the imbalance.
16 February 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 79 minutes
Metallica: Some Kind of Monster
This collection includes the acclaimed rock documentary about Metallica, plus a film checking in with the still-thriving group 10 years later.
16 February 2017 | Show | 2014
Magicians: Life in the Impossible
Four magicians with specialties that span the illusion spectrum share personal stories and offer some surprising professional insights.
16 February 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 87 minutes
Hitler - A Career
This documentary examines how Adolf Hitler's talent for manipulation, psychology and image-making led him from humble origins to near-world conquest.
16 February 2017 | Documentaries | 1977 | 150 minutes
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Star Men
Four astronomers from England reunite for a 50th anniversary road trip across America while recalling their work for NASA's Apollo space program.
9 February 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 87 minutes
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The Karma Killings
For two years, dozens of New Delhi children have gone missing. When police finally crack the case, two men are convicted, but details don't add up.
9 February 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 83 minutes
Naga The Eternal Yogi
This documentary examines the naked yoga gurus of India whose devout spiritual practice connects them to the eternal, transcending the material world.
9 February 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 72 minutes
Elephant's Dream
This documentary chronicles the struggles and dreams of a postal clerk, a railway guard and a firefighter in the crumbling Congo capital of Kinshasa.
9 February 2017 | Documentaries | 2014 | 77 minutes
From This Day Forward
As her wedding approaches, filmmaker Sharon Shattuck aims to learn how her parents' marriage stayed strong after her father came out as transgender.
9 February 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 75 minutes
Extreme Adventure Emergencies
Witness the treacherous obstacles that adventurers have encountered on a trans-Atlantic balloon flight, a solo mission to the North Pole and more.
9 February 2017 | Documentaries | 2003 | 47 minutes
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The Eccentrics
This series profiles a selection of unique and fascinating individuals from around the world, exploring what exactly makes them who they are.
9 February 2017 | Show | 2015
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Extreme Animal Attacks
In the wild or in captivity, animals can attack humans with devastating effect. Zoologist Nigel Marven examines some of the most unusual known cases.
9 February 2017 | Documentaries | 2003 | 47 minutes
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In Search of Balance
Physician Daphne Miller explores the complex web of nature and how its interconnections can offer humans a path to a better, longer life.
2 February 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 73 minutes
Targeted
This film explores the historical roots of the gun control agenda and features interviews with legislators and activists on both sides of the debate.
2 February 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 67 minutes
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Ashley Madison: Sex, Lies and Cyber Attacks
This film details the hacking of the Ashley Madison "extramarital affairs" website and the fallout from the public release of its users' emails.
2 February 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 46 minutes
I Am Sun Mu
A North Korean propagandist who escaped to Seoul now creates satirical art about Kim Jong Il's regime and copes with repercussions of his defection.
2 February 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 87 minutes
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Highly Strung
Fiery passions take center stage in this intimate look at the Australian String Quartet and, perhaps more vital, the priceless instruments they guard.
2 February 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 79 minutes
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The Hurt Business
Featuring legendary and up-and-coming MMA fighters, this documentary details the history of the brutal sport and the fighters' struggles and triumphs.
2 February 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 111 minutes
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The Hunt
Host Scott Haugen takes viewers on an adventure across the globe in this exciting educational series devoted to all aspects of big-game hunting.
2 February 2017 | Show | 2012
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Gun Runners
Two roaming Kenyan bandits attempt to change the course of their lives by exchanging their rifles for running shoes.
2 February 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 89 minutes
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Mother with a Gun
Learn how Shelley Rubin came to lead the Jewish Defense League and examine the organization's inner-workings, history and mission.
2 February 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 80 minutes
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Cut From a Different Cloth
This firsthand look at a unique collaboration follows fashion empire Superdry's founders as they work with actor Idris Elba to launch a clothing line.
2 February 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 54 minutes
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Curse of the Man Who Sees UFOs
Filmmaker Justin Gaar probes the odd but intriguing mind of longtime UFO videographer Christo Roppolo and shares footage from his many UFO sightings.
2 February 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 91 minutes
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Inn Sæi: The Power of Intuition
Renowned thinkers and spiritualists discuss the Icelandic concept of innsæi, which enables humans to connect through empathy and intuition.
2 February 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 78 minutes
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Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon
"National Lampoon" was born in the '70s to poke fun at the establishment and everything else. This documentary celebrates those who formed its legacy.
2 February 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 94 minutes
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Saving Mes Aynak
An archaeologist fights to save a 5,000-year-old Silk Road site in Afghanistan from a Chinese company that plans to mine its rich copper deposits.
26 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2014 | 58 minutes
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Hieronymus Bosch: Touched by the Devil
Using X-rays and other methods, this documentary uncovers secrets behind the creation of artist Hieronymus Bosch’s famous religious paintings.
26 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 88 minutes
A Small Good Thing
In this documentary shot over the course of a year, six Berkshires residents choose holistic lifestyles that deepen bonds of family and community.
26 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 72 minutes
Stevie
Ten years after serving as a Big Brother to troubled boy Stevie Fielding, filmmaker Steve James visits Stevie and finds out what happened to him.
26 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2002 | 145 minutes
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