Netflix documentaries

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An overview of all 910 Netflix documentaries.


Best and Most Beautiful Things
This documentary focuses on Michelle Smith, a legally blind young woman with Asperger's syndrome who approaches her 20s with courage and curiosity.
12 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 90 minutes
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Shadow Trade
This harrowing documentary sheds light on a largely mysterious practice occurring in the criminal underworld of Thailand: the illegal dog meat trade.
12 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2014 | 50 minutes
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Miss Sharon Jones!
This uplifting documentary follows R&B singer Sharon Jones's battle with pancreatic cancer while keeping her band intact for a return to the stage.
12 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 94 minutes
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Growing Up Coy
Filmmakers follow a Colorado family's highly public battle for the rights of their transgender daughter, Coy, in a landmark civil rights case.
12 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 82 minutes
After Innocence
In this gripping documentary, filmmaker Jessica Sanders looks at the reverberations of criminal convictions since reversed thanks to DNA evidence.
12 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2005 | 95 minutes
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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Wizard Mode
Pinball wizard Robert Gagno trains his focus on becoming a world pinball champion while simultaneously challenging social assumptions about autism.
5 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 97 minutes
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The Rat Race
Examine the troublesome coexistence of humans and rodents in Mumbai, where the byproducts of a big economy have led to a thriving rat population.
5 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2010 | 52 minutes
The Perfect Physique
Go behind the scenes with the world's top male fitness models as they share their struggles and reveal what it takes to stay in peak form.
5 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 105 minutes
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My Online Bride
Sidestepping traditional methods of courtship, British men seeking long-term commitment look overseas -- and on the internet -- for willing brides.
5 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2014 | 47 minutes
The Ultimate Guide To Penny Pinching
This documentary follows several quirky skinflints on extreme quests to save as much money as possible on everything from food to their own weddings.
5 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2011 | 46 minutes
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Revenge Porn
This eye-opening investigation of so-called "revenge porn" shows how easily a sexually charged share can go public if it gets into the wrong hands.
5 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 47 minutes
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My Sex Robot
Sex and technology come together to probe what's pleasurable and what's possible as two inventors compete to build the world's first sex robot.
5 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2010 | 46 minutes
Married, Single, Dead
This documentary shares the disturbing stories of four British women killed by their exes after changing their relationship status on Facebook.
5 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2011 | 45 minutes
Murder on the Social Network
Using real cases, this documentary demonstrates the extent to which violent criminals can use social media to locate and manipulate victims.
5 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2011 | 45 minutes
Men in Rubber Masks
This documentary spotlights "female maskers," men who transform themselves into lifelike female dolls with silicone masks and bodysuits.
5 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2014 | 47 minutes
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My Transgender Kid
Two British families discuss the challenges they face raising children who identify as a gender different from the one they were assigned at birth.
5 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 46 minutes
Hunting Britain's Most Wanted
Follow New Scotland Yard's Extradition Unit as they grapple with an influx of foreign criminals in Britain, tracking down dangerous fugitives.
5 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2011 | 47 minutes
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Who's Gonna Love Me Now?
A gay London man faces a positive HIV diagnosis and a decision on whether to stay with loving friends or return to his estranged parents in Israel.
5 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 85 minutes
The Land of the Enlightened
In the rugged mountains of Afghanistan, armed bands of young boys survive by scavenging for old land mines, mining lapis lazuli and trading in opium.
5 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 83 minutes
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Big in Bollywood
An Indian-American actor from L.A. struggles with fame when he becomes an overnight comedy star thanks to his leading role in a hit Bollywood movie.
5 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2011 | 74 minutes
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Britain's Weirdest Phobias
Follow therapist David Allison as he helps patients conquer debilitating but unusual phobias, including fear of tree roots, bananas and kneecaps.
5 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2008 | 47 minutes
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Becoming Zlatan
Using rare footage, this sports documentary follows iconic soccer star Zlatan Ibrahimović through his rocky early years and his 2005 breakthrough.
5 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 95 minutes
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Babies Behind Bars
Follow the emotional journeys of inmates who give birth behind bars and are permitted to stay with their newborns in a prison maternity wing.
5 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2011 | 84 minutes
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An American in Madras
Extensive film clips and interviews tell the story of American filmmaker Ellis R. Dungan, who spent 15 years in India and helped define Tamil cinema.
5 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2013 | 79 minutes
Autistic Driving School
A fascinating portrait of prospective young drivers with autism sheds light on the challenges they face on the road -- and the freedom a car provides.
5 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2010 | 56 minutes
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Escorts
Get an unflinching look at two high-priced call girls who rely on the internet to find clients, and the effects of their lifestyle on their families.
5 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 46 minutes
Frontline Fighting: Battling ISIS
Cameras follow three Brits -- a former IT worker, an ex-currency trader and a soldier turned activist -- who've signed up to fight ISIS in Syria.
5 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 47 minutes
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The Jihadis Next Door
This documentary provides a firsthand look at Islamic State supporters in Britain, including a man suspected of committing murder on behalf of IS.
5 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 46 minutes
The Autistic Me: One Year On
This sequel to the documentary "The Autistic Me" catches up with autistic young men Oliver, Tom and Alex to reveal their progress one year later.
5 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2010 | 56 minutes
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Best and Most Beautiful Things
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