Documentary TV Series on Netflix - Page 4

star 7.5

Evil Genius

2018

Evil Genius

2018

star 7.5
This baffling true crime story starts with the grisly death of a pizza man who robs a bank with a bomb around his neck - and gets weirder from there.
star 7.7

Five Came Back

2017

Five Came Back

2017

star 7.7
The extraordinary story of how Hollywood changed World War II – and how World War II changed Hollywood, through the interwoven experiences of five legendary filmmakers who went to war to serve their country and bring the truth to the American people: John Ford, William Wyler, John Huston, Frank Capra, and George Stevens. Based on Mark Harris’ best-selling book, “Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War.”

The Sons of Sam: A Descent Into Darkness

2021

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The Son of Sam case grew into a lifelong obsession for journalist Maury Terry, who became convinced that the murders were linked to a satanic cult.
star 5.7

The Motive

2021

The Motive

2021

star 5.7
In Jerusalem 1986, a 14-year-old boy shoots his family point-blank in their beds. Yet questions persist. In this docuseries, insiders come forward.
star 7.7

The Staircase

2004

The Staircase

2004

star 7.7
Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker, Jean-Xavier de Lestrade, presents a gripping courtroom thriller, offering a rare and revealing inside look at a high-profile murder trial. In 2001, author Michael Peterson was arraigned for the murder of his wife Kathleen, whose body was discovered lying in a pool of blood on the stairway of their home. Granted unusual access to Peterson's lawyers, home and immediate family, de Lestrade's cameras capture the defense team as it considers its strategic options. The series is an engrossing look at contemporary American justice that features more twists than a legal bestseller.

Fear City: New York vs The Mafia

2020

star 6.9
New York City in the 1970s was ruled with a bloody fist by five mafia families, until a group of federal agents tried the unthinkable: taking them down.
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Immigration Nation

2020

Immigration Nation

2020

star 7
With unprecedented access to ICE operations, as well as moving portraits of immigrants, this docuseries takes a deep look at U.S. immigration today.
star 6.8

Alien Worlds

2020

Alien Worlds

2020

star 6.8
Applying the laws of life on Earth to the rest of the galaxy, this series blends science fact and fiction to imagine alien life on other planets.
star 7.4

Somebody Feed Phil

2018

Somebody Feed Phil

2018

star 7.4
"Everybody Loves Raymond" creator Phil Rosenthal travels the globe to take in the local cuisine and culture of Bangkok, Lisbon, Mexico City and more.
star 5.2

Afflicted

2018

Afflicted

2018

star 5.2
Baffling symptoms. Controversial diagnoses. Costly treatments. Seven people with chronic illnesses search for answers -- and relief.
star 7

The Innocent Man

2018

The Innocent Man

2018

star 7
In a story that gained national attention with John Grisham’s best-selling non-fiction book, The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town, the six-part documentary series The Innocent Man focuses on two murders that shook the small town of Ada, Oklahoma, in the 1980s — and the controversial chain of events that followed.
star 7.9

Making a Murderer

2015

Making a Murderer

2015

star 7.9
Filmed over 10 years, this real-life thriller follows a DNA exoneree who, while exposing police corruption, becomes a suspect in a grisly new crime.
star 7.8

The Chef Show

2019

The Chef Show

2019

star 7.8
Writer, director and food enthusiast Jon Favreau and chef Roy Choi explore food in and out of the kitchen with accomplished chefs and celebrity friends.

Abstract: The Art of Design

2017

star 8
Step inside the minds of the most innovative designers in a variety of disciplines and learn how design impacts every aspect of life.
star 5.8

Deaf U

2020

Deaf U

2020

star 5.8
In this reality series, a tight-knit group of Deaf and hard of hearing students share their stories and explore life at Gallaudet University.
star 7.4

The Last Czars

2019

The Last Czars

2019

star 7.4
When social upheaval sweeps Russia in the early 20th century, Czar Nicholas II resists change, sparking a revolution and ending a dynasty.
star 5.8

We Are the Champions

2020

We Are the Champions

2020

star 5.8
Explore the quirkiest, most charming, and oddly inspirational competitions you never knew existed, and the determined, passionate, and incredibly skilled competitors who put it all on the line to become heroes in their own extraordinary worlds.

72 Dangerous Animals: Asia

2018

star 6.2
From fangs to claws to venomous stings, they all wield deadly weapons. But which creature will be crowned the fiercest of all?

House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths

2021

star 7.5
Suicide, murder... or something else? This docuseries examines chilling truths and theories around the deaths of 11 members of a Delhi family.

Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak

2020

star 6.9
In this docuseries, meet the heroes on the front lines of the battle against influenza and learn about their efforts to stop the next global outbreak.

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