Netflix Biographical Documentaries movies and series

An overview of all Netflix Biographical Documentaries movies and series. 205 titles were found.

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The Alcàsser Murders
June 15, 2019 | Show | 2019
New interviews and an up-to-date analysis of evidence shed light on the 1992 murders of three girls in Spain and their profound impact on the nation.
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Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese
June 13, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 142 minutes
In an alchemic mix of fact and fantasy, Martin Scorsese looks back at Bob Dylan's 1975 Rolling Thunder Revue tour and a country ripe for reinvention.
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Satan & Adam
June 3, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 77 minutes
An aging blues guitarist and a grad student form an unlikely duo while busking on the street corners of 1980s Harlem.
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Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz
June 3, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 82 minutes
A gripping profile of Ben Ferencz, the last surviving lead prosecutor at the Nuremberg trials whose lifelong desire for justice altered the rule of law.
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Dying to Tell
May 19, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 88 minutes
Seeking answers after a life-changing incident in 2012, filmmaker Hernán Zin interviews other war reporters about the personal toll of their work.
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1994
May 19, 2019 | Show | 2019
Archival video and new interviews examine Mexican politics in 1994, a year marked by the rise of the EZLN and the assassination of Luis Donaldo Colosio.
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Knock Down The House
May 2, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 87 minutes
Go behind the scenes as four determined women -- including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez -- challenge big-money politicians in the 2018 race for Congress.
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ReMastered: Devil at the Crossroads
April 27, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 48 minutes
Cloaked in mystery, bluesman Robert Johnson left his mark on American music. Now family, critics and famous fans look for the real man behind the music.
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The Last Resort
April 22, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 70 minutes
In the waning days of the 70s, two young photographers document the Jewish retirees who dominated the sunny shores of South Beach.
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HOMECOMING: A film by Beyoncé
April 18, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 137 minutes
This intimate, in-depth look at Beyoncé's celebrated 2018 Coachella performance reveals the emotional road from creative concept to cultural movement.
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The Legend of Cocaine Island
March 31, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 87 minutes
An urban legend about a duffel bag of cocaine buried in the Caribbean leads a misfit band to hatch a nutball plan to find it in this comic documentary.
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Alexis Viera: A Story of Surviving
March 20, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 68 minutes
After being shot during a robbery in Colombia and losing sensation in his legs, Uruguayan soccer star Alexis Viera finds a new sense of purpose.
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Late Life: The Chien-Ming Wang Story
March 15, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 97 minutes
Injuries sidelined the bright career of New York Yankees pitcher Chien-Ming Wang. This documentary captures his relentless battle back to the majors.
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The Dawn Wall
March 6, 2019 | Documentaries | 2017 | 100 minutes
Cameras follow Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson as they take on the staggering challenge of free-climbing Yosemite’s most formidable rock formation.
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Billy Graham: An Extraordinary Journey
March 3, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 65 minutes
This documentary recounts the life story of evangelist preacher Billy Graham featuring interviews with family members and former presidents.
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The Unknown Known
February 24, 2019 | Documentaries | 2013 | 102 minutes
Donald Rumsfeld reviews his long political career, from his time in Congress to serving as secretary of defense under Gerald Ford and George W. Bush.
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ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke
February 10, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 74 minutes
While Sam Cooke rose to stardom as a soul singer, his outspoken views on civil rights drew attention that may have contributed to his death at age 33.
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Sam Kinison: The Scream Continues
January 30, 2019 | Documentaries | 2016 | 29 minutes
Sam's brother and former manager Bill Kinison speaks about the late comedian's journey from preacher to standup legend.
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Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes
January 26, 2019 | Show | 2019
Present-day interviews, archival footage and audio recordings made on death row form a searing portrait of notorious serial killer Ted Bundy.
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Legends of Strength
January 19, 2019 | Show | 2017
From a circus entertainer to a grip master, celebrate the pioneering performers who defied physical limits and redefined the meaning of strength.
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