Documentary TV Series on Netflix - Page 2

Inside the World's Toughest Prisons

2016

star 7.2
Crime journalist Raphael Rowe goes behind the bars of some of the world’s most notorious and toughest prisons. Immersing himself in maximum security facilities around the world to live as a prisoner, he encounters the inmates locked up for their crimes and meets the men and women on the right side of law tasked with keeping the criminals behind bars.
star 6.2

Depp V Heard

2023

Depp V Heard

2023

star 6.2
The story of the tumultuous defamation trial between superstar Johnny Depp and his former wife Amber Heard.
star 7.6

Blood, Sex & Royalty

2022

Blood, Sex & Royalty

2022

star 7.6
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 2.6

Queen Cleopatra

2023

Queen Cleopatra

2023

star 2.6
As Egypt's last pharaoh, Cleopatra fights to protect her throne, family and legacy in this docuseries featuring reenactments and expert interviews.
star 7.8

Rust Valley Restorers

2018

Rust Valley Restorers

2018

star 7.8
A crew of car lovers at a garage in the Rocky Mountains transforms abandoned heaps of rust into collectible classics.
star 8.6

Our Planet

2019

Our Planet

2019

star 8.6
Experience our planet's natural beauty and examine how climate change impacts all living creatures in this ambitious documentary of spectacular scope.
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.
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.

The Legend of Bruce Lee

2008

star 6.3
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.
star 8.3

Chimp Empire

2023

Chimp Empire

2023

star 8.3
A vast community of chimpanzees thrives in a forest in Uganda, navigating complex social politics, family dynamics and dangerous territory disputes.

Monty Python: Almost the Truth (The Lawyer's Cut)

2009

star 7.7
A 2009 television documentary series in six parts that covers 40 years of the surreal comedy group Monty Python, from Flying Circus to present day projects such as the musical Spamalot. The series highlights their childhood, schooling and university life, and pre-Python work. The series featured new interviews with surviving members John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin, alongside archive interview footage of Graham Chapman and interviews with several associates of the Pythons, including Carol Cleveland, Neil Innes and Chapman's partner David Sherlock, along with commentary from modern comedians.
star 7.8

Wrestlers

2023

Wrestlers

2023

star 7.8
At a storied professional wrestling organization, new owners and a roster of rising stars strive to make an impact beyond the ring in this docuseries.
star 7.1

Dirty Money

2018

Dirty Money

2018

star 7.1
From crippling payday loans to cars that cheat emissions tests, this investigative series exposes brazen acts of corporate greed and corruption.

Conversations with a Killer: The John Wayne Gacy Tapes

2022

star 7.5
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

Tiger King

2020

Tiger King

2020

star 6.9
A zoo owner spirals out of control amid a cast of eccentric characters in this true murder-for-hire story from the underworld of big cat breeding.
star 7

Haunted

2018

Haunted

2018

star 7
Real people sit down with friends and family to share terrifying true stories from their past, re-created through chilling re-enactments.
star 6.5

Hoarders

2009

Hoarders

2009

star 6.5
Each episode of Hoarders is a fascinating look inside the lives of two different people whose inability to part with their belongings is so out of control that they are on the verge of a personal crisis.

Live to 100: Secrets of the Blue Zones

2023

star 7.7
Travel around the world with author Dan Buettner to discover five unique communities where people live extraordinarily long and vibrant lives.

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.

Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal

2023

star 6.7
Shocking tragedies shatter a tight-knit South Carolina community and expose the horrifying secrets of its most powerful family.

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