Netflix movies and series: Visionary

44 movies and series in the visionary category


Bowie: The Man Who Changed the World
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.
25 May 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 98 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
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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Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower
Mobilized by teenage activist Joshua Wong, young citizens of Hong Kong take to the streets in a bid to preserve their history of autonomy from China.
9 February 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 78 minutes
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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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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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