Netflix movies and series: Provocative

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174 movies and series in the provocative category


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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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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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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Highland: Thailand's Marijuana Awakening
Thailand's complicated history with marijuana continues to play a role in its policies and laws, as well as the health and security of its citizens.
25 May 2017 | Show | 2017
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Command and Control
Chronicling a 1980 Titan II missile accident, this sobering documentary weighs the balance of power and safety involving weapons of mass destruction.
18 May 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 91 minutes
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National Bird
Three former military operatives offer disturbing, firsthand accounts of the deadly impact that U.S. drone warfare has had on civilians overseas.
18 May 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 91 minutes
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Daughter of the Lake
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.
3 May 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 88 minutes
Harry Benson: Shoot First
This film chronicles the career of photographer Harry Benson, who earned global renown with his candid shots of the Beatles and other celebrities.
3 May 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 89 minutes
El fin de ETA
This documentary chronicles the decade-long process that led to the end of the ETA, a Basque separatist group that operated for more than 50 years.
20 April 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 106 minutes
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The Keepers
This docuseries examines the decades-old murder of Sister Catherine Cesnik and its suspected link to a priest accused of abuse.
20 April 2017 | Show | 2017
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A Plastic Ocean
When he discovers the world's oceans brimming with plastic waste, a documentary filmmaker investigates the pollution's environmental impacts.
20 April 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 100 minutes
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The Bad Kids
In this documentary, teachers at a Mojave Desert high school adhere to a belief that compassion and life skills can profoundly help at-risk students.
13 April 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 101 minutes
Nazi Concentration Camps
Shocking footage shows Nazi concentration camps after liberation, including Buchenwald and Ohrdruf, where Gen. Eisenhower ordered local Nazis to tour.
4 April 2017 | Documentaries | 1945 | 58 minutes
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Know Your Enemy - Japan
Though culturally insensitive by modern standards, this propaganda film examines the history of Japan from the 16th century through the 1930s.
4 April 2017 | Documentaries | 1945 | 62 minutes
Refugee
This documentary about the European refugee crisis focuses on the Alali family, who struggle with physical and emotional hardships after separation.
17 March 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 23 minutes
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Get Me Roger Stone
Examine the rise, fall and rebirth of political operative Roger Stone, who's been an influential member of Team Trump for decades.
9 March 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 101 minutes
Dr. Feelgood
A Virginia doctor's habit of over-prescribing painkillers lands him in prison for drug dealing amidst a nationwide epidemic of opioid addiction.
9 March 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 84 minutes
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Night Will Fall
This documentary traces the history of an infamous concentration camp film that was never completed, despite the involvement of Alfred Hitchcock.
2 March 2017 | Documentaries | 2014 | 78 minutes
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Accidental Courtesy
This documentary follows African American musician Daryl Davis, who's been making it his mission to meet and greet racists to change their minds.
2 March 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 100 minutes
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Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press
Hulk Hogan's court case against Gawker Media sheds light on wealthy, powerful figures who challenge freedom of the press in order to silence critics.
23 February 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 95 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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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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Shadow of Truth
This documentary series explores the explosive 2006 murder case of a 13-year-old Israeli girl and the subsequent conviction of a Ukrainian immigrant.
2 February 2017 | Show | 2016
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13TH: A Conversation with Oprah Winfrey & Ava DuVernay
Oprah Winfrey sits down with director Ava DuVernay to discuss her Oscar-nominated film, historical cycles of oppression and the broken prison system.
26 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 36 minutes
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Hostage to the Devil
Follow the eerie story of Father Malachi Martin, a disenchanted priest whose belief in demonic possession would lead him to conduct several exorcisms.
20 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 96 minutes
Inside Job
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Learn in comprehensive, cogent detail about the pervasive and deep-rooted Wall Street corruption that led to the global economic meltdown of 2008.
20 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2010 | 108 minutes | Watch trailer
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To Be a Miss
Explore how the media and nationalism have fueled Venezuela's passion for physical appearance and the multibillion-dollar beauty pageant industry.
5 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 84 minutes
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