Netflix movies and series: Controversial

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71 movies and series in the controversial category

Inside the Freemasons
Explore the history and future of the Freemasons, a fraternal order steeped in both secrecy and tradition.
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September 15, 2018 | Show | 2017
Los tiempos de Pablo Escobar
Featuring never-before-seen images, personal testimonies and more, this is the story of one of the most notorious drug smugglers of all time.
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August 17, 2018 | Show | 2012
Illegal
Katiele intenta desesperadamente obtener una sustancia derivada de la marihuana por ser lo único que alivia la extraña epilepsia que su hija padece.
July 20, 2018 | Movie | 2014 | 82 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
Spring Breakers
After four college girls rob a restaurant to fund their spring break in Florida, they get entangled with a weird dude with his own criminal agenda.
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July 15, 2018 | Movie | 2012 | 94 minutes
Brave Miss World
Weeks before being named Miss World, Linor Abargil was raped. She tells the world her inspiring true story in this Emmy-nominated documentary.
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June 20, 2018 | Show | 2013
White Right: Meeting the Enemy
To many, white supremacists embody hate in its purest form. One filmmaker decides to look past the rhetoric to see if a human connection is possible.
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June 7, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 55 minutes
Beyond JFK
This nonfiction companion to Oliver Stone's "JFK" looks at the investigation into and conspiracy theories around the Kennedy assassination.
June 1, 2018 | Documentaries | 1992 | 90 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
A River Below
Two very different men struggle to save pink dolphins in the Amazon. But their well-intentioned activism has murky consequences.
April 19, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 87 minutes
Derren Brown: The Push
Mentalist Derren Brown engineers an audacious social experiment demonstrating how manipulation can lead an ordinary person to commit an appalling act.
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February 28, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 69 minutes
Seeing Allred
Explore the public and private sides of feminist firebrand attorney Gloria Allred, who's battled some of the biggest names in politics and business.
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February 15, 2018 | Documentaries | 2018 | 95 minutes
Water & Power: A California Heist
California residents and farmers face powerful barons in the struggle to secure water rights in this fresh historical account of profit and interests.
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February 8, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 78 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
Emo the Musical
Expelled from private school for attempted suicide, emo Ethan enters the world of Seymour High and meets a cute Christian who's ready to convert him.
February 8, 2018 | Movie | 2016 | 94 minutes
Patient Seventeen
A surgeon claims to remove high tech microchips that aliens used to manipulate the human race. This documentary seeks to separate fact from fiction.
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February 1, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 67 minutes
Dirty Money
From crippling payday loans to cars that cheat emissions tests, this investigative series exposes brazen acts of corporate greed and corruption.
January 28, 2018 | Show | 2018
CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY
Filmmaker Michael Moore takes on capitalism's roots, the floundering U.S. economy, and 2008's global financial meltdown.
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January 4, 2018 | Documentaries | 2009 | 127 minutes
Not Alone
An 18-year-old struggling to understand her best friend's suicide talks to teenagers who have grappled with mental illness and suicidal thoughts.
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January 4, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 50 minutes
Tyson
In this surprisingly emotional documentary, heavyweight champ Mike Tyson analyzes the controversies surrounding his career and turbulent private life.
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December 7, 2017 | Documentaries | 2008 | 90 minutes
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Al Hayba
In a village by the Lebanon-Syria border, the head of an arms-smuggling clan contends with family conflicts, power struggles and complicated love.
Inside the Freemasons
Explore the history and future of the Freemasons, a fraternal order steeped in both secrecy and tradition.
The Third Man
After arriving in post-World War II Vienna, unemployed pulp novelist Holly Martins learns that his friend Harry has died in an accident. Compelled to investigate the death, Holly slowly uncovers startling revelations about Harry's life.