Netflix Documentaries movies and series

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An overview of all Netflix documentaries. 979 titles were found.


Imba Means Sing
Experience the hopes, dreams and challenges of three Ugandan children who travel around the world with the African Children's Choir.
20 July 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 74 minutes
Fittest on Earth: A Decade of Fitness
Witness obsessive CrossFit athletes compete for the title of Fittest Person on Earth and explore the sport's history and explosive popularity.
20 July 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 115 minutes
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My Scientology Movie
After speaking with former Scientology members and being stonewalled by higher-ups, filmmaker Louis Theroux hires actors to re-create alleged events.
13 July 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 99 minutes
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Sea Nomads
Two brothers embark on a 13-month surfing and camping road trip from L.A. to Buenos Aires, encountering a diverse array of people and cultures.
13 July 2017 | Documentaries | 2012 | 60 minutes
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Vegas Baby
A Las Vegas doctor's controversial online contest sees anxious entrants vie for free in vitro fertilization, a procedure rarely covered by insurance.
13 July 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 77 minutes
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Extraordinary: The Stan Romanek Story
Explore the life and times of Stan Romanek, who found himself in the middle of one of history's most intriguing stories of extraterrestrial contact.
13 July 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 105 minutes
Keep Quiet
Once a prominent anti-Semitic politician in Hungary, Csanád Szegedi undergoes a dramatic change in worldview after learning of his Jewish heritage.
3 July 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 92 minutes
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Footprints: The Path of Your Life
This documentary follows 10 men who agree to walk the Camino de Santiago, a 500-mile, 40-day trek that will challenge their strength and faith.
3 July 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 89 minutes
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The House on Coco Road
This film chronicles the journey of Fannie Haughton, an Oakland activist who fled to Grenada with her family just prior to the U.S. invasion in 1983.
3 July 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 79 minutes
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Given
A surfing adventure across 15 countries gives a young boy from Kauai an opportunity to widen his horizons and gain a deeper understanding of life.
3 July 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 74 minutes
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American Anarchist
This documentary profiles William Powell, who wrote the "The Anarchist Cookbook" in the early 1970s and spent his later life regretting his actions.
29 June 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 80 minutes
The Russian Revolution
Starting in 1881, this film describes how the personal battle between the royal Romanovs and Lenin's Ulyanov family led to the Russian Revolution.
22 June 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 47 minutes
Who Killed Pablo Escobar?
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Compelling new evidence drives this examination of the drug kingpin's death, including possible involvement of the Colombian and U.S. governments.
22 June 2017 | Documentaries | 2014 | 45 minutes
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What the Health
Through interviews with farmers, doctors and other experts, this film highlights the health dangers of the profit-fueled, modern industrialized diet.
22 June 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 92 minutes
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Mr. Gaga: A True Story of Love and Dance
World-renowned choreographer Ohad Naharin is profiled in this vivid documentary that mixes rehearsal footage with insights about his influence.
15 June 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 103 minutes
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Disturbing the Peace
This documentary follows former Palestinian and Israeli soldiers, tired of endless war, who form a group advocating peace through nonviolent action.
8 June 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 86 minutes
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Blue Gold: American Jeans
Vintage jeans enthusiast Eric Schrader travels the globe in search of rare denim while exploring how blue jeans conquered culture and fashion.
8 June 2017 | Documentaries | 2014 | 98 minutes
Kardashian: The Man Who Saved O.J. Simpson
After O.J. Simpson was arrested for murder, some believe his attorney and confidant Robert Kardashian destroyed a bag of damning evidence.
2 June 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 43 minutes
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Forever Pure
The furor over the addition of two Muslim players to the Beitar Jerusalem soccer club underscores the role of institutionalized racism in Israel.
2 June 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 87 minutes
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Saving Banksy
Focusing on unauthorized sellers of graffiti artist Banksy's work, this film examines the conflicting philosophies of street art and profiteering.
2 June 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 68 minutes
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Michael Lost and Found
Benjie Nycum travels to Wyoming to visit his ex-lover, Michael Glatze, a former gay activist who now lives with his wife and works as a church pastor.
2 June 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 18 minutes
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Without Gorky
A filmmaker trains the camera on her own family as she examines the impact her grandfather, troubled artist Arshile Gorky, had on three generations.
2 June 2017 | Documentaries | 2011 | 80 minutes
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A New High
This film follows residents of a Seattle drug treatment facility who join a yearlong rehabilitation program that trains them to scale Mount Rainier.
2 June 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 100 minutes
Burlesque: Heart of the Glitter Tribe
This revealing documentary probes the onstage personas of Portland, Oregon, burlesque performers who practice wildly different art forms.
2 June 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 76 minutes
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How to Stage a Coup
Explore how Caesar, Napoleon, Mussolini, Hitler and modern-day dictators consolidated their considerable power through bold and brazen coups.
2 June 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 47 minutes
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World of Compulsive Hoarders
Four compulsive hoarders are driven to accumulate objects but can't bear to throw them out -- to the point where their "stuff" takes over their lives.
2 June 2017 | Documentaries | 2007 | 48 minutes
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Is Genesis History?
Del Tackett travels the world to interview scientists and scholars to determine whether the book of Genesis is only allegory or the literal truth.
2 June 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 104 minutes
The Girl Whose Muscles are Turning to Bone
Few people are as courageous as young Luciana Wulken, a 7-year-old who must fight an extremely rare condition that turns her muscles to bone.
2 June 2017 | Documentaries | 2005 | 47 minutes
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They Call Us Monsters
Filmmakers follow three teens in a California facility for violent juvenile offenders, focusing on adult sentencing, reforms and second chances.
2 June 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 81 minutes
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Louis Theroux's LA Stories: City of Dogs
Louis Theroux explores the heartbreaking world of feral dogs and speaks with the Angelenos who work tirelessly to give these canines good homes.
2 June 2017 | Documentaries | 2014 | 59 minutes
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