Netflix Biographical Documentaries movies and series

An overview of all Netflix Biographical Documentaries movies and series. 200 titles were found.

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Shania Twain: Not Just a Girl
August 8, 2022 | Documentaries | 2022 | 88 minutes
From Nashville newcomer to international icon, singer Shania Twain transcends genres across borders amid triumphs and setbacks in this documentary.
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Never Stop Dreaming: The Life and Legacy of Shimon Peres
July 15, 2022 | Documentaries | 2022 | 129 minutes
In politics, most pursue power. He pursued peace. Shimon Peres’s influence and integrity were instrumental in the founding and preservation of Israel.
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Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story
June 28, 2022 | Documentaries | 2017 | 80 minutes
This documentary captures the rise and resilience of Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs as an artist and entrepreneur, plus the 2016 Bad Boy Records reunion show.
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Civil: Ben Crump
June 22, 2022 | Documentaries | 2022 | 101 minutes
Ben Crump, also known as "Black America's attorney general," pulls back the curtain on his life as a family man and civil rights leader.
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Halftime
June 18, 2022 | Documentaries | 2022 | 96 minutes
Global superstar Jennifer Lopez reflects on her multifaceted career and the pressure of life in the spotlight in this intimate documentary.
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Won't You Be My Neighbor?
June 18, 2022 | Documentaries | 2018 | 94 minutes
When Fred Rogers found his calling in television, his unassuming children's show was beloved by generations for his kindness, empathy and understanding.
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Like a Rolling Stone: The Life & Times of Ben Fong-Torres
May 7, 2022 | Documentaries | 2022 | 99 minutes
The life of rock journalist Ben Fong-Torres takes center stage in this documentary on how the legendary Rolling Stone writer and editor defined an era.
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Oprah + Viola: A Netflix Special Event
April 25, 2022 | Documentaries | 2022 | 48 minutes
In this special event, Oprah Winfrey sits down with actor Viola Davis for an interview about her memoir, "Finding Me."
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Conversations with a Killer: The John Wayne Gacy Tapes
April 21, 2022 | Show | 2022
He dined with the powerful. He preyed on the vulnerable. Beneath a smiling exterior was the horrifying darkness of a sadistic serial killer.
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Perfect Bid: The Contestant Who Knew Too Much
April 17, 2022 | Documentaries | 2017 | 72 minutes
A "Price Is Right" superfan brings a bit of scandal to the long-running show by figuring out the answers to the questions before they're asked.
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Jimmy Savile: A British Horror Story
April 8, 2022 | Show | 2022
TV star Jimmy Savile charmed a nation with his eccentricity and philanthropy. But sexual abuse allegations expose a shocking unseen side of his persona.
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Broken Idol: The Undoing of Diomedes Díaz
March 31, 2022 | Documentaries | 2022 | 102 minutes
This documentary chronicles Diomedes Díaz's rise as one of Colombia's most iconic singers, and his downfall after being accused of killing a fan.
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Johnny Hallyday: Beyond Rock
March 30, 2022 | Show | 2022
Johnny Hallyday in his own words. This intimate docuseries explores the life and career of France's rock icon through archival film and interviews.
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Bad Vegan: Fame. Fraud. Fugitives.
March 17, 2022 | Show | 2022
After marrying a mysterious man who claimed he could make her dog immortal, a celebrated vegan restaurateur finds her life veering off the rails.
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The Andy Warhol Diaries
March 12, 2022 | Show | 2022
After he's shot in 1968, Andy Warhol begins documenting his life and feelings. Those diaries, and this series, reveal the secrets behind his persona.
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Neymar: The Perfect Chaos
January 26, 2022 | Show | 2022
Beloved worldwide but also a lightning rod for criticism, Neymar shares the highs and lows of his personal life and brilliant football career.
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Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives
December 13, 2021 | Documentaries | 2017 | 124 minutes
This music-driven documentary charts Clive Davis' 50-year career as one of the world's most influential record moguls.
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The Sparks Brothers
December 9, 2021 | Documentaries | 2021 | 141 minutes
With interviews from rock's top talents, this exciting documentary pays tribute to the unconventional 50-year journey of American pop-rock duo Sparks.
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Dick Johnson Is Dead
November 29, 2021 | Documentaries | 2020 | 90 minutes
As her father nears the end of his life, filmmaker Kirsten Johnson stages his death in inventive and comical ways to help them both face the inevitable.
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BREAK IT ALL: The History of Rock in Latin America
November 29, 2021 | Show | 2020
Soda Stereo, Café Tacvba, Aterciopelados and others figure in this 50-year history of Latin American rock through dictatorships, disasters and dissent.
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The Kingdom
An angel named Josephine arrives in a rural town to help residents find faith and their truest selves.
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The Great Chinese Beans
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