Netflix Biographical Documentaries movies and series

An overview of all Netflix Biographical Documentaries movies and series. 159 titles were found.

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The Least Expected Day: Inside the Movistar Team 2019
March 27, 2020 | Show | 2020
Pro cycling’s Movistar Team sets their sights on victory while on the road as they face challenges, controversy and internal conflict.
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Trixie Mattel: Moving Parts
March 27, 2020 | Documentaries | 2019 | 91 minutes
Drag queen Trixie Mattel deals with the bittersweet reality of success in this documentary that explores her rise to fame and subsequent music career.
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A Life of Speed: The Juan Manuel Fangio Story
March 20, 2020 | Documentaries | 2020 | 92 minutes
Juan Manuel Fangio was the Formula One king, winning five world championships in the early 1950s — before protective gear or safety features were used.
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Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool
March 6, 2020 | Documentaries | 2019 | 115 minutes
Unpack the mythology of Miles Davis and learn the true story of a jazz legend with never-before-seen footage and celebrity interviews.
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Lil Peep: Everybody’s Everything
March 4, 2020 | Documentaries | 2019 | 115 minutes
This intimate portrait depicts the rise of artist Lil Peep, whose genre-bending music attracted a massive following and ultimately defined his life.
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Uppity: The Willy T. Ribbs Story
February 17, 2020 | Documentaries | 2020 | 105 minutes
This documentary profiles a defiant driver who challenged racial barriers in American auto racing, becoming the first black man to race in the Indy 500.
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Who Killed Malcolm X?
February 17, 2020 | Show | 2020
Decades after the assassination of African American leader Malcolm X, an activist embarks on a complex mission seeking truth in the name of justice.
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Miss Americana
February 17, 2020 | Documentaries | 2020 | 85 minutes
In this revealing documentary, Taylor Swift embraces her role as a songwriter and performer — and as a woman harnessing the full power of her voice.
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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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