An overview of all Netflix documentaries. 998 titles were found.
From mystery maladies to critical injuries, emergency room doctors recount and reenact true stories of medicine performed under pressure.
Experience an inside look at David Bowie's incredible influence on music, art and culture via interviews with some of the people who knew him best.
A blend of the royal family's intimate recollections and rarely seen home movies pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth II on the eve of her 90th birthday.
Showcasing the country's biodiversity, this documentary reveals the stunning vistas and native wildlife of Colombia's gorgeous but fragile ecosystem.
Explore how singer and actor Frank Sinatra became one of the biggest stars of the 20th century while remaining, in his heart, just a regular guy.
Buckle up for a look inside a biannual school bus race in Florida, a harrowing event where carnage and collisions are most definitely encouraged.
Many decades after artist Edith Lake Wilkinson was institutionalized and never heard from again, her great-niece sets out to understand why.
Animals across the globe reveal themselves to be natural architects and engineers in this special highlights their unique construction skills.
Witness the sudden political ascent of Emmanuel Macron, who survived a bruising campaign to become the youngest president in French history.
A grassroots nonprofit faces mounting pressure as it aims to create jobs and improve Washington, D.C., parks through a special tree-planting program.
Chronicling a 1980 Titan II missile accident, this sobering documentary weighs the balance of power and safety involving weapons of mass destruction.
In this blend of documentary and dramatization, circumstances test notions of love held by a young stripper, a single-dad surfer and a teen musician.
Three former military operatives offer disturbing, firsthand accounts of the deadly impact that U.S. drone warfare has had on civilians overseas.
When a cave diving expedition suffers a tragic accident, four survivors defy authorities and return in secret to retrieve the bodies of their friends.
This film explores causes and treatments for postpartum depression and psychosis, focusing on real cases and fostering awareness about the disease.
Poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou is celebrated using her own words set over rare photographs and video illustrating her remarkable life.
This film documents the story of minister Waitstill Sharp and his wife, Martha, who risked everything to save thousands of refugees fleeing the Nazis.
Dylan Mohan Gray examines Africa's AIDS crisis and activists' battle with pharmaceutical companies to make life-saving HIV drugs more affordable.
Journalist Michael Pollan examines the industrially driven Western diet to show how it has ruined our health, then offers solutions for the future.
Activist-media sensation Taryn Brumfitt leads a crusade to shed negative body images and body shaming to create a new way of perceiving our bodies.
In 1910, a devastating wildfire raged through the Rockies, challenging the fledgling U.S. Forest Service and shaping fire policy for years to come.
The world of personal bodyguards who provide security for celebrities and politicians is explored in this documentary narrated by actor Kim Coates.
This documentary recounts the feats of the Coxless Crew, a team of four women who rowed from San Francisco to Australia in support of two charities.
After Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills loses his limbs while serving in Afghanistan, he begins a courageous battle to rebuild his life at home.
This documentary profiles the celebrated Hindi film director known as much for his embrace of leftist politics and social concerns as lyrical cinema.
This historically expansive film examines the coal-mining traditions of West Virginia -- and the affiliated corporate interests that often risk lives.
Follow an Andean woman's fight to stop a Peruvian mining firm from evicting her from her land in order to access the gold under her precious lake.
Chefs, food critics and historians share stories about pioneering female restaurateur Ella Brennan, who put the New Orleans food scene on the map.
Police informants, journalists, supporters and detractors contribute to this documentary look at the history of the controversial Black Panther Party.
Explore how John F. Kennedy's worldview was influenced by his younger years, when he endured poor health, family tragedy and a demanding father.