Netflix movies and series: Provocative

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190 movies and series in the provocative category

Only the Dead
Given unprecedented access to soldiers and terrorists alike, journalist Michael Ware presents an epic, uncensored, intimate account of the Iraq War.
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November 15, 2018 | Documentaries | 2015 | 76 minutes
National Bird
Three former military operatives offer disturbing, firsthand accounts of the deadly impact that U.S. drone warfare has had on civilians overseas.
November 1, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 91 minutes
Terrorism Close Calls
Law enforcement officials look back on attempted terrorist attacks that were thwarted in the nick of time.
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November 1, 2018 | Show | 2018
The Degenerates
Six stand-ups explore the coarse and salacious side of comedy in this series of half-hour specials. For mature audiences.
November 1, 2018 | Show | 2018
Derren Brown: Sacrifice
Illusionist Derren Brown concocts a psychological experiment in which he tries to manipulate an ordinary person into taking a bullet for a stranger.
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October 24, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 49 minutes
Feminists: What Were They Thinking?
Revisiting 1970s photos of women that captured a feminist awakening, this film explores those women's lives and examines the continued need for change.
October 17, 2018 | Documentaries | 2018 | 86 minutes
Lockup: Extended Stay
This documentary series offers a glimpse into the day-to-day lives of inmates and officers in detention centers all across America.
October 11, 2018 | Show | 2017
Empire Games
Interviews with scholars and dramatic reenactments bring to life the origins and history-making achievements of the world's greatest ancient empires.
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October 5, 2018 | Show | 2018
Why Knot
Pressured by his traditional family to marry, a filmmaker explores the idea of monogamy and the possibility of lifelong union without sexual fidelity.
October 2, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 83 minutes
The Birth Reborn
Featuring experts in their fields and raw and moving footage, this documentary makes a case for increased autonomy in women's choices for childbirth.
October 1, 2018 | Documentaries | 2018 | 91 minutes
Follow This
Follow the reporters at BuzzFeed as they probe topics ranging from quirky internet crazes to safe injection spaces for opioid users.
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October 1, 2018 | Show | 2019
Christiane Amanpour: Sex & Love Around the World
A contextual, acculturated dive into how adults in six, big global cities celebrate love and accentuate sex. CNN's Christiane Amanpour reports.
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September 30, 2018 | Show | 2018
City of Joy
Women who've been sexually brutalized in war-torn Congo begin to heal at City of Joy, a center that helps them regain a sense of self and empowerment.
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September 24, 2018 | Documentaries | 2018 | 76 minutes
How to Win the US Presidency
This whimsical look at rough-and-tumble American politics examines the influence of money, religion and even ancient Rome on presidential campaigns.
September 2, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 50 minutes
The Testimony
This short film chronicles the largest rape trial in Congo's history, in which soldiers stood accused of a brutal rampage against their own citizens.
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August 22, 2018 | Documentaries | 2015 | 28 minutes
The Birth Reborn
Mothers and medical professionals speak about their experiences with the increasingly controversial practice of Caesarean deliveries in Brazil.
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August 17, 2018 | Documentaries | 2013 | 90 minutes
I AM A KILLER
Death row inmates convicted of capital murder give a firsthand account of their crimes in this documentary series.
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August 17, 2018 | Show | 2018
The Land of the Enlightened
In the rugged mountains of Afghanistan, armed bands of young boys survive by scavenging for old land mines, mining lapis lazuli and trading in opium.
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July 15, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 83 minutes
E-Team
The courageous investigators of Human Rights Watch's Emergencies Team risk their lives to document unlawful attacks on civilians by brutal dictators.
July 15, 2018 | Documentaries | 2014 | 89 minutes
Hooligan Sparrow
Indomitable activist Ye Haiyan faces increasingly hostile government harassment as she exposes the case of six schoolgirls raped by their headmaster.
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July 15, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 83 minutes
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