Netflix Documentaries movies and series

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Russell Peters vs. the World
December 7, 2014 | Documentaries | 2013
A four-part docu-series that's an exclusive, backstage pass to global comedy superstar Russell Peters' record-breaking "Notorious" world tour.
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Happy
December 7, 2014 | Documentaries | 2011 | 75 minutes
Happy takes viewers on a journey from the swamps of Louisiana to the slums of Kolkata in search of what really makes people happy.
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Forks Over Knives
December 7, 2014 | Documentaries | 2011 | 96 minutes
According to the research of two food scientists, the popularity of processed foods has led to epidemic rates of obesity, diabetes and other diseases.
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GLOW: The Story of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling
December 7, 2014 | Documentaries | 2012 | 76 minutes
This engaging documentary chronicles the 1980s phenomenon "The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling," which elevated its female grapplers to star status.
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Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey
December 7, 2014 | Documentaries | 2011 | 76 minutes
Whoopi Goldberg narrates Elmo creator Kevin Clash's remarkable journey from a working-class Baltimore neighborhood to Jim Henson's "Sesame Street."
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Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me
December 7, 2014 | Documentaries | 2013 | 81 minutes
Broadway legend Elaine Stritch looks back on her life and career in this portrait composed of candid reflections, archival footage and interviews.
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Mission Blue
December 7, 2014 | Documentaries | 2014 | 94 minutes
This documentary follows oceanographer Sylvia Earle's campaign to save the world's oceans from threats such as overfishing and toxic waste.
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The Blue Planet: A Natural History of the Oceans
December 7, 2014 | Documentaries | 2001
David Attenborough narrates this definitive exploration of the marine world, from the familiar to the unknown, revealing the sea and its communities.
Auschwitz: The Nazis and the Final Solution
December 7, 2014 | Documentaries | 2005
This documentary series tackles one of history's most horrifying subjects: the Holocaust and the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Blackfish
December 7, 2014 | Documentaries | 2013 | 79 minutes
This fascinating documentary examines the life of performing killer whale Tilikum, who has caused the deaths of several people while in captivity.
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The Inexplicable Universe with Neil deGrasse Tyson
December 7, 2014 | Documentaries | 2013
Host Tyson reveals how cutting-edge technology enables modern scientists to explore the wonders of the universe as never before.
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Secrets of Henry VIII's Palace: Hampton Court
December 7, 2014 | Documentaries | 2013 | 54 minutes
The history of this grand 500-year-old palace is inextricably tied to the lavish lifestyle of King Henry VIII and the doomed fates of his six wives.
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Ken Burns: The Civil War
December 7, 2014 | Documentaries | 1990
Ken Burns's documentary depicts the action of famous Civil War battles, and relates the stories of soldiers, generals and a beleaguered president.
Secrets of Highclere Castle
December 7, 2014 | Documentaries | 2013 | 54 minutes
Known as the setting of "Downton Abbey," Highclere Castle truly was the home of aristocrats and an army of servants, with a rich past to share.
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The Pyramid Code
December 7, 2014 | Documentaries | 2009
How was the scientific understanding of the ancients so advanced? A team of experts answers this and other questions in this fascinating series.
Secrets of Chatsworth
December 7, 2014 | Documentaries | 2013 | 54 minutes
Tales of tragedy and scandal unfold through the history of Chatsworth, a grand estate that has been home to some of England's most noted aristocrats.
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Hiroshima: BBC History of World War II
December 7, 2014 | Documentaries | 2005 | 89 minutes
Blending archival film, dramatizations and special effects, this documentary recounts the world's first nuclear attack and examines the repercussions.
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From One Second to the Next
December 7, 2014 | Documentaries | 2013 | 34 minutes
Werner Herzog chronicles the devastating consequences of texting and driving. The film examines how lives can be forever altered by a trivial text.
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Life 2.0
November 30, 2014 | Documentaries | 2010 | 99 minutes
Computer users across the globe log onto the virtual world of Second Life. But some users' lives are dramatically consumed by this alternate reality.
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