Netflix Historical Documentaries movies and series

An overview of all Netflix Historical Documentaries movies and series. 91 titles were found.

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Indian Predator: The Butcher of Delhi
July 21, 2022 | Show | 2022
A series of mutilated bodies and taunting notes left outside a Delhi jail sends police hunting for a seasoned killer with a grudge against the system.
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D.B. Cooper: Where Are You?!
July 15, 2022 | Show | 2022
In 1971, a skyjacker parachutes off a plane with a bag of stolen cash — and gets away with it. Decades later, his identity remains a compelling mystery.
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Attack on Pearl Harbor: Minute by Minute
July 8, 2022 | Show | 2022
Using archival footage and interviews with survivors, this docuseries chronicles the attack that changed the course of World War II.
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The Martha Mitchell Effect
June 18, 2022 | Documentaries | 2022 | 40 minutes
This documentary profiles the Cabinet wife who spoke out during Watergate — and the Nixon administration's campaign to gaslight her into silence.
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Gladbeck: The Hostage Crisis
June 13, 2022 | Documentaries | 2022 | 91 minutes
In August 1988, two armed bank robbers keep German police at bay for 54 hours during a hostage-taking drama that ends in a shootout and three deaths.
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Meltdown: Three Mile Island
May 7, 2022 | Show | 2022
Insiders recount the events, controversies and lingering effects of the accident at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania.
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The Adolf Eichmann Trial
May 3, 2022 | Documentaries | 2011 | 88 minutes
This historical documentary follows the events of the monumental Adolf Eichmann trial: a turning point in the collective memory of the Holocaust.
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The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe: The Unheard Tapes
April 29, 2022 | Documentaries | 2022 | 101 minutes
This documentary explores the mystery surrounding the death of movie icon Marilyn Monroe through previously unheard interviews with her inner circle.
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11M: Terror in Madrid
February 24, 2022 | Documentaries | 2022 | 91 minutes
Survivors and insiders recount March 11, 2004's terrorist attack on Madrid, including the political crisis it ignited and the hunt for the perpetrators.
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WWII in Color: Road to Victory
December 23, 2021 | Show | 2021
Gripping historical footage and expert commentary give detailed insights into the leading figures and decisive turning points of World War II.
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WWII in HD
December 9, 2021 | Show | 2009
Rare color footage interwoven with firsthand interviews and diary entries bring to life the global sweep of World War II via those who were there.
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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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SanPa: Sins of the Savior
November 29, 2021 | Show | 2020
Amidst a heroin crisis, Vincenzo Muccioli cared for the addicted, earning him fierce public devotion — even as charges of violence began to mount.
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Nail Bomber: Manhunt
November 29, 2021 | Documentaries | 2021 | 72 minutes
This documentary examines the 1999 London bombings that targeted Black, Bangladeshi and gay communities, and the race to find the far-right perpetrator.
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Making Malinche: A Documentary by Nacho Cano
November 29, 2021 | Documentaries | 2021 | 89 minutes
Join the creative process behind Nacho Cano’s new musical based on the love story of Malinche and Hernán Cortés and the merging of their two worlds.
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What Would Sophia Loren Do?
November 29, 2021 | Documentaries | 2021 | 32 minutes
In this delightful short documentary, an Italian American grandmother and film buff finds strength and joy in the life of her screen idol, Sophia Loren.
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Europe's Most Dangerous Man: Otto Skorzeny in Spain
November 29, 2021 | Documentaries | 2020 | 67 minutes
Declassified documents reveal the post-WWII life of Otto Skorzeny, a close Hitler ally who escaped to Spain and became an adviser to world presidents.
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Making The Billion Dollar Code
November 29, 2021 | Documentaries | 2021 | 28 minutes
In this featurette, ART + COM members join the cast and crew of the show to discuss its factual basis and the development of the court case.
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Emicida: AmarElo - It’s All For Yesterday
November 29, 2021 | Documentaries | 2020 | 89 minutes
Between scenes from his concert in São Paulo's Theatro Municipal, rapper and activist Emicida celebrates the rich legacy of Black Brazilian culture.
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Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan
November 29, 2021 | Show | 2021
Dynamic reenactments and expert commentaries bring to life the tumultuous history and power struggles of a warring 16th-century feudal Japan.
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