Netflix Biographical Documentaries movies and series

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An overview of all Netflix Biographical Documentaries movies and series. 190 titles were found.

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
Red Trees
A documentarian details her Jewish family's escape from Nazi-occupied Prague to refuge in Brazil, where her father built a life as an architect.
April 19, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 79 minutes
Ladies First
Born amid poverty and limited women's rights in the village of Ratu, India, Deepika Kumari rose to become the No.1 female archer in the world at 18.
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April 19, 2018 | Documentaries | 2018 | 39 minutes
Behind the Curtain: Todrick Hall
Follow singer and YouTube sensation Todrick Hall as he launches an original musical based on growing up gay in Texas and finding showbiz success.
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April 19, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 100 minutes
Anthony Joshua: The Road to Klitschko
The rising heavyweight grants behind-the-scenes access as he prepares for one of the biggest fights of his career -- and in British boxing history.
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April 19, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 77 minutes
Big Time
In this documentary, architect Bjarke Ingels offers his vision for 2 World Trade Center as he aims to restore Manhattan's skyline to its former glory.
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April 19, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 90 minutes
Numero Zero: The Roots of Italian Rap
In the '90s, the explosive popularity of hip-hop music in Italy impacts the nation's character while creating a new kind of renegade artist.
April 19, 2018 | Documentaries | 2015 | 90 minutes
Shut-ins: Britain's Fattest People
A man and a woman confined indoors because of their weight seek specialists' help to overcome their eating addictions and turn their lives around.
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April 19, 2018 | Documentaries | 2015 | 47 minutes
American Masters: This Is Bob Hope
This Emmy-winning PBS series celebrates the life of iconic entertainer Bob Hope, whose eight-decade long career delighted audiences around the world.
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April 19, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 113 minutes
Rapture
Groundbreaking artists share their life stories in this vibrant documentary series that captures hip-hop's impact on global culture.
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April 5, 2018 | Show | 2018
Gringo: The Dangerous Life of John McAfee
Tech tycoon John McAfee made millions from his anti-virus software. Now, he may be best known for his bizarre and scandalous lifestyle.
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April 5, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 97 minutes
Conor McGregor: Notorious
From making ends meet to lavish rides and fur coats, the Irish MMA champion grants an all-access pass to the highs -- and lows -- of his ascent.
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March 29, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 90 minutes
Rocco
Italian porn star Rocco Siffredi is showcased in this documentary that shadows the legendary performer during his final year in front of the camera.
February 8, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 102 minutes
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