Documentary TV Series on Netflix

Crime Scene: The Texas Killing Fields

2022

star 6.5
An overgrown field and a stretch of highway connect a series of grisly murders spanning several decades as grieving families search for answers.

Money Heist: From Tokyo to Berlin

2021

star 7.8
The filmmakers and actors behind "Money Heist" characters like Tokyo and the Professor talk about the emotional and artistic process of filming Money Heist.

Conversations with a Killer: The John Wayne Gacy Tapes

2022

star 7.6
He dined with the powerful. He preyed on the vulnerable. Beneath a smiling exterior was the horrifying darkness of a sadistic serial killer.
star 6.9

Ancient Aliens

2010

Ancient Aliens

2010

star 6.9
Did intelligent beings from outer space visit Earth thousands of years ago? From the age of the dinosaurs to ancient Egypt, from early cave drawings to continued mass sightings in the US, each episode gives historic depth to the questions, speculations, provocative controversies, first-hand accounts and grounded theories surrounding this age old debate.
star 7.4

Top Gear

2002

Top Gear

2002

star 7.4
This fast-paced and stunt-filled motor show tests whether cars, both mundane and extraordinary, live up to their manufacturers' claims. The long-running show travels to locations around the world, performing extreme stunts and challenges to see what the featured cars are capable of doing. The current hosts are Paddy Mcguinness, Chris Harris and Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff.

Madoff: The Monster of Wall Street

2023

star 7.2
This docuseries follows the rise and fall of financier Bernie Madoff, who orchestrated one of the biggest Ponzi schemes in Wall Street history.

Conversations with a Killer: The Jeffrey Dahmer Tapes

2022

star 8
Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer confesses to his gruesome crimes in unguarded interviews, offering an unsettling view into a disturbed mind.

Island of the Sea Wolves

2022

star 8.8
Explore wild, wondrous Vancouver Island, where the ocean nurtures all life, from bald eagles who go fishing to sea wolves who swim in frigid waters.

My Encounter with Evil

2022

star 6.6
Real people who believe their lives were touched by demonic possession recount their experiences through reenactments and testimonies.

Formula 1: Drive to Survive

2019

star 8.3
Drivers, managers and team owners live life in the fast lane -- both on and off the track -- during one cutthroat season of Formula 1 racing.
star 6.8

Roman Empire

2016

Roman Empire

2016

star 6.8
This stylish mix of documentary and historical epic chronicles the reign of Commodus, the emperor whose rule marked the beginning of Rome's fall.

Rise of Empires: Ottoman

2020

star 7.3
Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II wages an epic campaign to take the Byzantine capital of Constantinople and shapes the course of history for centuries.
star 7.5

Blood, Sex & Royalty

2022

Blood, Sex & Royalty

2022

star 7.5
A modern take on the British royal drama, this steamy series offers a window into the lives of history's deadliest, sexiest and most iconic monarchs.
star 6.6

Sex, Explained

2020

Sex, Explained

2020

star 6.6
From the biology of attraction to the history of birth control, explore the ins and outs of sex in this entertaining and enlightening series.

Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan

2021

star 7.2
Dynamic reenactments and expert commentaries bring to life the tumultuous history and power struggles of a warring 16th-century feudal Japan.
star 8.2

The Last Dance

2020

The Last Dance

2020

star 8.2
A 10-part documentary chronicling the untold story of Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls dynasty with rare, never-before-seen footage and sound from the 1997-98 championship season – plus over 100 interviews with famous figures and basketball’s biggest names.
star 7.8

Unsolved Mysteries

2020

Unsolved Mysteries

2020

star 7.8
Real cases of perplexing disappearances, shocking murders and paranormal encounters fuel this gripping revival of the iconic documentary series.

Neymar: The Perfect Chaos

2022

star 7.5
Beloved worldwide but also a lightning rod for criticism, Neymar shares the highs and lows of his personal life and brilliant football career.

The Legend of Bruce Lee

2008

star 6.1
The story of the legendary martial arts icon Bruce Lee following him from Hong Kong to America and back again, leading up to his tragic death at the age of 32.

Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer

2021

star 7.4
Beneath the sunlit glamour of 1985 L.A. lurks a relentlessly evil serial killer. In this true-crime story, two detectives won't rest until they catch him.

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