Netflix movies and series: Visionary

44 movies and series in the visionary category


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
Madagascar
This nature series places viewers in the heart of remote Madagascar, where the vast majority of the wildlife is unique to the island.
13 April 2017 | Show | 2011
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Humano
Combining live footage and animation, this documentary follows a young man's existential quest to the Andean mountains in search of enlightenment.
4 April 2017 | Documentaries | 2013 | 87 minutes
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Silicon Cowboys
This documentary tells the story of Compaq Computer and its three founders, who in 1982, took on Goliath IBM at the height of its PC dominance.
4 April 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 76 minutes
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2057: The World in 50 Years
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Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku examines what our bodies, our cities, and our world will look like 50 years into the future.
4 April 2017 | Show | 2007
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Notes on Blindness
Based on the audio diaries of academic and theologian John Hull, this film offers an impressionistic re-creation of his slow descent into blindness.
23 March 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 86 minutes
Sustainable
Chef Rick Bayless, farmers and others discuss the history leading to the sustainable food movement and how it could change what we eat in the future.
2 March 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 91 minutes
The New Frontier
After decades in decline, space exploration appears to be on the cusp of revitalization. This series forecasts new possibilities on the horizon.
23 February 2017 | Show | 2015
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Abstract: The Art of Design
Step inside the minds of the most innovative designers in a variety of disciplines and learn how design impacts every aspect of life.
26 January 2017 | Show | 2017
The Mars Generation
Self-professed teenage "space nerds" at Space Camp chase their dreams of traveling to Mars, while experts reflect on NASA's history and future.
15 December 2016 | Documentaries | 2017 | 97 minutes
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Hip-Hop Evolution
Interviews with influential MCs, DJs and moguls trace the genre's dynamic evolution from the 1970s through the 1990s in this documentary series.
8 December 2016 | Show | 2016
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Tales by Light
Follow renowned photographers as they explore far-flung locales, capturing extraordinary images that present nature and culture in a new light.
8 November 2016 | Show | 2015
The First Monday in May
Art and celebrity power this documentary that delves behind the scenes of 2014's China-themed Met Gala, the fashion world's most dynamic annual event.
7 September 2016 | Documentaries | 2016 | 90 minutes
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Sky Ladder: The Art of Cai Guo-Qiang
Known for his spectacular pyrotechnic displays, Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang creates his most ambitious project yet in this breathtaking documentary.
22 August 2016 | Documentaries | 2016 | 79 minutes
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Extraterrestrial
Leading scientists gather in a custom laboratory and create sophisticated computer models of what life on other planets might actually look like.
9 August 2016 | Show | 2005
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APEX: The Story of the Hypercar
A visionary carmaker introduces his fuel-efficient, high-performance hypercar to a market filled with big-name competitors like Ferrari and Porsche.
9 August 2016 | Documentaries | 2016 | 85 minutes | Watch trailer
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Ocean Wonders
Relax and be astonished as footage from beneath the world's oceans brings coral reefs, seahorses, anemones and other undersea marvels to your screen.
16 July 2016 | Movie | 2013 | 83 minutes
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International Street Art
Absorbing images of vibrant street art from New York, Paris, Berlin and Sao Paulo reveal how urban artists elevate the mundane into a thing of beauty.
16 July 2016 | Movie | 2014 | 55 minutes
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Jellies
Twelve different species of jellyfish swim across your screen for the ideal relaxation or ambient entertainment backdrop.
15 July 2016 | Movie | 2013 | 60 minutes
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The Winding Stream
This documentary chronicles the history and legacy of the Carter Family, a Virginia folk band that made a seismic impact on the music of America.
29 June 2016 | Documentaries | 2014 | 90 minutes
Poverty, Inc.
This probing documentary takes an uncompromising look at the processes and the problems involved with the global charity industry.
29 June 2016 | Documentaries | 2014 | 91 minutes
Terra
This visually arresting documentary essay reflects on our relationship to other living creatures as humanity becomes more isolated from nature.
2 May 2016 | Documentaries | 2015 | 97 minutes | Watch trailer
Codegirl
This documentary follows a global competition that addresses technology workforce gender disparity by encouraging young women to enter the field.
1 April 2016 | Documentaries | 2015 | 107 minutes
Cathedrals of Culture
Renowned filmmakers give voice to iconic buildings around the globe, exploring life and culture from the perspectives of six very diverse structures.
1 April 2016 | Show | 2014
Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru
Tony Robbins' clients swear by his unorthodox life coaching methods. A revealing film goes behind the curtain at his annual mega-event.
18 March 2016 | Documentaries | 2016 | 116 minutes
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The Search For Life: The Drake Equation
In 1961, American astrophysicist Frank Drake transformed attitudes about the search for extraterrestrial life by writing a revolutionary equation.
1 February 2016 | Documentaries | 2010 | 59 minutes
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Counting
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Filmmaker Jem Cohen builds a collage of some of the world's greatest, most diverse cities, interconnecting them through the magic of daily urban life.
5 January 2016 | Documentaries | 2015 | 111 minutes
How to Change the World
In the 1970s, a group of activists who gathered to protest nuclear testing formed the iconic Greenpeace environmental organization.
1 January 2016 | Documentaries | 2015 | 110 minutes | Watch trailer
Awake: The Life of Yogananda
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The story of mystic Paramahansa Yogananda illuminates his key role in bringing yoga and meditation to the modern Western world, inspiring millions.
1 November 2015 | Documentaries | 2014 | 86 minutes | Watch trailer
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Seeds of Time
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This documentary follows agriculturalist Cary Fowler as he stockpiles seeds from around the globe in hopes of averting a future worldwide famine.
29 October 2015 | Documentaries | 2013 | 77 minutes
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