Netflix Biographical Documentaries movies and series

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An overview of all Netflix Biographical Documentaries movies and series. 218 titles were found.

Uncle Howard
A filmmaker unearths his late uncle's cache of videos, photos and letters, weaving from them a portrait of a burgeoning artist cut down in his prime.
July 25, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 96 minutes
Lucha: Playing the Impossible
Known simply as "Lucha," field hockey player Luciana Aymar shares her tumultuous and triumphant journey to become the best in the world.
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July 18, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 97 minutes
Hank: Five Years from the Brink
From Joe Berlinger, director of the "Paradise Lost" trilogy, comes this documentary about controversial former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson.
July 18, 2018 | Documentaries | 2013 | 86 minutes
Amelia: A Tale of Two Sisters
Eight decades after her disappearance, Amelia Earhart's incredible accomplishments are still celebrated, thanks in large part to her sister Muriel.
July 15, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 43 minutes
Froning: The Fittest Man in History
Follow the grueling training regimen of Rich Froning Jr. as he sets his sights on winning an unprecedented fourth CrossFit Games title.
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July 15, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 99 minutes
Brother's Keeper
This documentary explores the odd world of the elderly Ward brothers, illiterate farmers who have lived their entire lives in a dilapidated shack.
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July 14, 2018 | Documentaries | 1992 | 104 minutes
Hondros
Photographer Chris Hondros put his life on the line to cover world conflicts. His best friend explores the stories behind his most impactful images.
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July 1, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 92 minutes
Theo Who Lived
American journalist Theo Padnos retraces the Middle Eastern journey that led to his 2012 kidnapping and brutal torture by an al-Qaida faction.
June 20, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 85 minutes
Maria Sharapova: The Point
In an intimate documentary featuring selfie videos and archive footage, the tennis pro opens up about her suspension, its aftermath and her comeback.
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June 20, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 55 minutes
Cutie and the Boxer
A 2014 Oscar nominee for Best Documentary Feature, this film explores the symbiotic relationship of artists Ushio and Noriko Shinohara.
June 20, 2018 | Documentaries | 2013 | 81 minutes
Bobbi Jene
This candid profile follows dancer Bobbi Jene Smith as she leaves the company of Israeli choreographer Ohad Naharin to forge her own artistic path.
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June 1, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 98 minutes
Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story
An unearthed audio interview of Hollywood icon Hedy Lamarr reveals a woman with brains as well as beauty, who was the first to patent frequency hopping.
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May 31, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 88 minutes
The Game 365
TV broadcaster and former baseball player Fran Healy interviews icons from the world of sports about their time in the sun.
May 15, 2018 | Show | 2016
City of God: 10 Years Later
A decade after the seminal Brazilian film "City of God," this documentary reunites some of the cast and crew to find out what paths their lives took.
May 7, 2018 | Documentaries | 2013 | 68 minutes
Le K Benzema
After a blackmailing scandal and being sidelined from the French national team, Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema tells his side of the story.
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May 2, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 120 minutes
The Carter Effect
Featuring eight-time NBA All-Star Vince Carter, this documentary takes an in-depth look at his impact on pop culture and the Canadian basketball scene.
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May 1, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 60 minutes
Roberto Saviano: Writing Under Police Protection
Italian TV host Pif revisits Roberto Saviano, who's been living under protection since publishing "Gomorrah," his exposé on organized crime in Naples.
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May 1, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 44 minutes
Jewel's Catch One
The story of famed L.A. nightclub Catch One and owner Jewel Thais-Williams, who defied all odds and provided a safe space for black LGBT communities.
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May 1, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 84 minutes
The Rachel Divide
Rachel Dolezal, her family and her critics reckon with the aftermath of a national debate sparked by questions about her racial identity.
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April 27, 2018 | Documentaries | 2018 | 104 minutes
Bill Nye: Science Guy
The dynamic, bow-tied host behind the young adult science show faces climate-change skeptics as he demonstrates the importance of scientific evidence.
April 25, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 96 minutes
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Fitoor
Een jonge kunstenaar valt voor een jonge vrouw van adel. Maar haar bittere moeder heeft haar getraind om harten te breken.
Tamasha
Ved en Tara ontmoeten elkaar op vakantie. Ze voelen zich verbonden, maar spreken af hun echte identiteit geheim te houden. Jaren later komen ze elkaar weer tegen.
The Flying Guillotine
In Qing-dynasty China, the emperor commands that a weapon be invented to kill at a distance without a trace. Then he orders it used on its wielders.