Netflix Biographical Documentaries movies and series

An overview of all Netflix Biographical Documentaries movies and series. 215 titles were found.

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El Pepe, a Supreme Life
December 28, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 73 minutes
In this intimate documentary, former Uruguayan President José "Pepe" Mujica talks about lessons he learned while in prison, his ideals and the future.
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Kevin Hart: Don’t F**k This Up
December 28, 2019 | Show | 2019
Amid turmoil in his career and marriage, comedian and film star Kevin Hart opens up about his personal breakthroughs as he navigates crises and fame.
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Shelby American
November 24, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 118 minutes
Featuring interviews and vintage footage, this documentary traces American icon Carroll Shelby's life of reinvention from farmer to racer to entrepreneur.
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Lorena, Light-Footed Woman
November 22, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 28 minutes
Lorena Ramírez of Mexico's Rarámuri community lives a pastoral life -- except when she straps on her sandals to compete as an ultramarathon runner.
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Clarence Clemons: Who Do I Think I Am?
November 15, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 88 minutes
This intimate documentary follows the life of legendary saxophonist Clarence Clemons and his spiritual awakening before his death in 2011.
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Maradona in Mexico
November 14, 2019 | Show | 2020
In this docuseries, soccer great Diego Maradona comes to Culiacán, the heart of the Sinaloa Cartel, to save the local team, the Dorados, and maybe himself, too.
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Little Miss Sumo
October 29, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 19 minutes
In an ancient sport traditionally reserved for men, 20-year-old female sumo prodigy Hiyori attempts to revolutionize Japan’s national pastime.
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It Takes a Lunatic
October 26, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 126 minutes
The extraordinary life of beloved acting teacher and theatre producer Wynn Handman is recalled in this portrait of a provocative, innovative artist.
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Ghosts of Sugar Land
October 18, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 21 minutes
Shocked when their friend embraces extremism, a group of Muslim Americans in Texas recount their time with him and theories about his fate.
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Salam - The First ****** Nobel Laureate
October 3, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 75 minutes
Shunned by his country due to religion, Abdus Salam strives for an achievement that would define modern physics and redefine his place back home.
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Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates
September 23, 2019 | Show | 2019
Take a trip inside the mind of Bill Gates as the billionaire opens up about those who influenced him and the audacious goals he's still pursuing.
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Los Tigres del Norte at Folsom Prison
September 16, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 64 minutes
The beloved norteño band Los Tigres del Norte performs for the inmates of Folsom Prison on the 50th anniversary of Johnny Cash's iconic concert.
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Our Godfather
September 12, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 92 minutes
In 1986, Tommaso Buscetta became the first top-level Mafia boss ever to testify against the mob. It cost him and his family everything.
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Serial Killer with Piers Morgan
September 2, 2019 | Show | 2018
Through intense prison interviews, Piers Morgan revisits the crimes of three convicted serial killers and learns more about their motives.
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For the Birds
September 2, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 92 minutes
A woman with a passion for fowl keeps a menagerie of birds that draws the ire of neighbors, animal rights advocates and even her own family.
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Iron Cowboy: The Story of the 50.50.50
July 21, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 76 minutes
A record-setting triathlete dares to complete 50 Ironman races -- a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride, and a 26.2-mile run -- in 50 days in 50 states.
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Parchís: the Documentary
July 12, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 106 minutes
The spotlight's on Parchís, a record company-created Spanish boy/girl band that had unprecedented success with Top 10 songs and hit films in the '80s.
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The Last Czars
July 10, 2019 | Show | 2019
When social upheaval sweeps Russia in the early 20th century, Czar Nicholas II resists change, sparking a revolution and ending a dynasty.
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The Accountant of Auschwitz
July 10, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 78 minutes
Decades after WWII, a former SS officer stands trial in his native Germany after being charged for his complicity in the murder of Jews at Auschwitz.
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The Long Goodbye: The Kara Tippetts Story
June 26, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 87 minutes
Faced with terminal breast cancer, a courageous wife and mother turns her suffering into a resilient message of faith, love and compassion.
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