Netflix documentaries

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An overview of all 928 Netflix documentaries.


Winning
Examine the iconic careers and winning ways of Martina Navratilova, Jack Nicklaus, Nadia Comaneci, Edwin Moses and Esther Vergeer.
7 December 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 77 minutes
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Hired Gun
2.58
Session musicians get their time in the spotlight with interviews, concert footage and behind-the-scenes stories about their brushes with greatness.
7 December 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 98 minutes
Forbidden Games: The Justin Fashanu Story
2.60
This documentary chronicles the tragic, true story of Justin Fashanu, the first -- and only -- openly gay man to have played professional soccer.
7 December 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 80 minutes
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Breaking the Cycle
3.50
The warden of Halden, Norway's most humane prison, tours the U.S. prison system to urge a new approach emphasizing rehabilitation.
7 December 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 57 minutes
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Dream Boat
2.48
On a cruise for gay men, five passengers of different nationalities take a break from their families and cultures to party and reflect on life.
7 December 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 92 minutes
Diana: In Her Own Words
3.00
Featuring archival footage and personal recordings, this documentary offers candid insight into the life of the beloved princess.
7 December 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 113 minutes
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Boris Becker: Der Spieler
Tennis wunderkind Boris Becker made headlines by winning Wimbledon at 17. As he turns 50, footage of a year in his life reveals what's happened since.
7 December 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 89 minutes
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Motivation 3: The Next Generation
3.10
The stakes are high for four gifted teen skateboarders from France, Brazil and the U.S. who're competing for a life-changing win at the 2016 Tampa Am.
7 December 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 71 minutes
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The Legend of 420
2.30
This documentary explores the growing trend of marijuana decriminalization in the U.S. and the use of cannabis in medicine, art, fine dining and more.
7 December 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 86 minutes
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The Farthest: Voyager in Space
This documentary chronicles NASA's 1977 launch of twin space probes, sent to capture images of remote planets and bear messages from Earth.
7 December 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 96 minutes
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Twenty Two
Hundreds of thousands of women were forced into sexual slavery in Japanese-occupied China during World War II. Here, 22 survivors share their stories.
7 December 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 99 minutes
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Perú: Tesoro escondido
It's a country steeped in cultural traditions that stretch back more than 1,000 years. But Peru is also a land of surprising natural riches.
30 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 76 minutes
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Gates of Heaven
3.75
Documentarian Errol Morris trains his lens on obsessive pet owners and the zeitgeist that supports them, including pet cemetery owners and embalmers.
24 November 2017 | Documentaries | 1978 | 82 minutes
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Red, White, Black, Blue Odyssey
This documentary profiles South Los Angeles's ICEF Rugby Program, which seeks to expand the horizons of inner-city kids through international sport.
24 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 101 minutes
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Chasing Trane
3.90
Featuring interviews, insights and archival footage, this documentary aims to reveal how historical events shaped the music of John Coltrane.
16 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 99 minutes
Long Time Running
4.20
This documentary follows the 2016 tour of beloved rock band The Tragically Hip as they make their way across Canada one last time.
16 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 95 minutes
Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992
3.75
This documentary chronicles simmering tension and broken trust between L.A.'s black community and police in the decade before the Rodney King riots.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 143 minutes
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Jerry Seinfeld: Comedian
3.24
Christian Charles's documentary follows established comedian Jerry Seinfeld and up-and-comer Orny Adams as they navigate the stand-up circuit.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2002 | 81 minutes
Williams
3.83
This inspiring documentary charts the birth of Sir Frank Williams's renowned racing empire -- and the near-fatal crash that nearly stalled its future.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 104 minutes
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Rise of the Supergamer
YouTube star Dan Howell explores the exploding world of esports and the joystick-wielding pro gamers who train 12 hours per day and earn fortunes.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 57 minutes
It's Not Yet Dark
3.80
A strong-willed Irish filmmaker impaired by ALS syndrome directs his first feature film, with eye-gaze technology as his only means of communication.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 80 minutes
KKK: The Fight for White Supremacy
3.15
Members of the Ku Klux Klan speak openly about their supremacist ideology and how they believe white Americans must prepare for a race war.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 52 minutes
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Eventual Salvation
3.80
In this documentary, an 80-year-old grandmother who fled Liberia during that country's civil war, returns to rebuild her life and her community.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2008 | 86 minutes
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This World: Frat Boys
America's fraternities are both loved and loathed. Follow along as prospective frat boys at the University of Central Florida try to join.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 52 minutes
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How Gay Is Pakistan?
3.70
This documentary explores the lives of gay people and the challenges they face in Pakistan, a country whose laws explicitly outlaw homosexuality.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 50 minutes
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Da Vinci: The Lost Treasure
3.50
Journalist Fiona Bruce receives an exclusive preview to an amazing artistic treasure: a newly discovered painting by Leonardo da Vinci.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2011 | 50 minutes
Touched by Auschwitz
3.50
This documentary explores the human legacy of the Holocaust through the post-liberation experiences of six Auschwitz survivors.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 87 minutes
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Edward VIII: The Nazi King
Using declassified FBI information, this documentary investigates the extent to which British King Edward VIII sympathized with the Nazis.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2009 | 47 minutes
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Surviving the Holocaust: Freddie Knoller's War
3.65
A 93-year-old Holocaust survivor recounts escaping Vienna as a teen, fighting in the French Resistance and being captured and sent to Auschwitz.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 50 minutes
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11/8/16
2.50
This documentary follows a group of Americans, of various political persuasions, as they live through the experience of Election Day 2016.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 104 minutes
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