Netflix documentaries

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An overview of all 948 Netflix documentaries.

Walt: The Man Behind the Myth
Through exclusive footage and interviews with friends and family, this documentary traces the complicated life of legendary animator Walt Disney.
November 19, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 88 minutes
Follow Me
Aspiring to be an internet celebrity and make big bucks, a filmmaker travels the world to learn the tricks of the trade from social media influencers.
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November 19, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 86 minutes
The Pixar Story
Go behind the scenes at Pixar Animation Studios with this Emmy-nominated documentary tracing the creation and history of the groundbreaking company.
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November 19, 2018 | Documentaries | 2007 | 88 minutes
Muzaffarnagar Baaqi Hai
Through interviews with locals, this documentary investigates the triggers and outcomes of the 2013 communal riots in the heart of Uttar Pradesh.
November 15, 2018 | Documentaries | 2015 | 136 minutes
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
Stink!
After noting a strange odor in his child’s pajamas, a single dad’s search for the source uncovers potentially toxic secrets of the chemical industry.
November 7, 2018 | Documentaries | 2015 | 90 minutes
Filmworker
Leon Vitali had a thriving acting career most others would envy. Then he gave it all up to devote himself completely to the vision of Stanley Kubrick.
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November 7, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 93 minutes
ReMastered: Tricky Dick & The Man in Black
This documentary chronicles Johnny Cash's 1970 visit to the White House, where Cash's emerging ideals clashed with Richard Nixon's policies.
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November 7, 2018 | Documentaries | 2018 | 58 minutes
They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead
Actors, crew members and others who were there discuss the tumultuous creation of Orson Welles's final, unfinished film, “The Other Side of the Wind.”
November 7, 2018 | Documentaries | 2018 | 98 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
Ronnie Coleman: The King
Today, legendary bodybuilder Ronnie Coleman's body bears the scars of becoming the best in the world. Here, he shares what it took to reach his goals.
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November 1, 2018 | Documentaries | 2018 | 93 minutes
The Tigers of Scotland
This documentary highlights the endangered existence of the Scottish wildcats, and the conservation efforts required to prevent their extinction.
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November 1, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 58 minutes
The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin
This documentary traces the life of "Tales of the City" author Armistead Maupin, from his conservative roots to his rise as an LGBTQ champion.
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November 1, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 91 minutes
Shirkers
In 1992, Sandi Tan and her friends shot a quirky film on the streets of Singapore. Then the footage disappeared, sending her on a hunt for answers.
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November 1, 2018 | Documentaries | 2018 | 97 minutes
God Knows Where I Am
Through diary entries, this documentary follows the life and death of homeless woman Linda Bishop and her struggles with starvation, sanity and God.
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October 24, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 102 minutes
The Real Sleeping Beauty
A medical miracle is chronicled in this documentary about a woman who shocks experts when she awakens from a 20-year coma with the power of speech.
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October 17, 2018 | Documentaries | 2007 | 47 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
ReMastered: Who Shot the Sheriff
In 1976, reggae icon Bob Marley survived an assassination attempt as rival political groups battled in Jamaica. But who exactly was responsible?
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October 17, 2018 | Documentaries | 2018 | 57 minutes
Rock in the Red Zone
Documentarian Laura Bialis offers a close look into the lives of rock musicians in Sderot, a city in Israel under constant threat of missile attacks.
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October 8, 2018 | Documentaries | 2015 | 88 minutes
Monty Python: Live at Aspen
The members of Monty Python reunite on stage to talk about making their iconic show that changed sketch comedy forever.
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October 5, 2018 | Documentaries | 1998 | 58 minutes
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