Documentary TV Series on Netflix - Page 5

Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez

2020

star 7.4
Via interviews with friends, players and insiders, this docuseries examines how Aaron Hernandez went from an NFL star to a convicted killer.

Last Chance U: Basketball

2021

star 7.6
Hit the hardwood in East Los Angeles as a coach with strong convictions leads young men who hope to fulfill major college potential.
star 7.6

The Keepers

2017

The Keepers

2017

star 7.6
This docuseries examines the decades-old murder of Sister Catherine Cesnik and its suspected link to a priest accused of abuse.

Web of Make Believe: Death, Lies and the Internet

2022

star 6.6
Conspiracy. Fraud. Violence. Murder. What starts out virtual can get real all too quickly — and when the web is worldwide, so are the consequences.

History of Swear Words

2021

star 7
This proudly profane series explores the history and impact of some of the most notorious bad words in the English language.

Street Food: Latin America

2020

star 7.2
In this vibrant docuseries, Latin American chefs tell their stories and bring a taste of tradition and innovation to their delicious offerings.
star 6.8

Surviving Death

2021

Surviving Death

2021

star 6.8
What happens after we die? This docuseries explores personal stories and research on near-death experiences, reincarnation and paranormal phenomena.
star 7.8

Surviving R. Kelly

2019

Surviving R. Kelly

2019

star 7.8
Celebrated as one of the greatest R&B singers of all time, R. Kelly’s genre defining career and playboy lifestyle has been riddled with rumors of abuse, predatory behavior, and pedophilia. Despite damning evidence and multiple witnesses, to date, none of these accusations have seemingly affected him. For the first time ever, survivors and people from R. Kelly’s inner circle, are coming forward with new allegations about his sexual, mental, and physical abuse. They are now finally ready to share their full story and shed light on the secret life the public has never seen.

Coronavirus, Explained

2020

star 7.4
In 2020, the world changed. This topical series examines the coronavirus pandemic, the efforts to combat it and ways to manage its mental health toll.

Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror

2021

star 7.3
Modern history can be divided into two time frames: before 9/11 and after 9/11. This five-part docuseries is a cohesive chronicle of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the U.S., offering illuminating perspectives and personal stories of how the catastrophic events of that day changed the course of the nation.

Inside the World's Toughest Prisons

2016

star 7.5
Crime journalist Paul Connolly 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.

Headspace Guide to Meditation

2021

star 7.7
The series shows how meditation can help in your daily life. From tackling stress to embracing gratitude, each episode first teaches the basics and techniques of the practice, and then concludes with a guided meditation. Push play, close your eyes, and explore the many benefits of meditation.
star 7.4

The Alcàsser Murders

2019

The Alcàsser Murders

2019

star 7.4
New interviews and an up-to-date analysis of evidence shed light on the 1992 murders of three girls in Spain and their profound impact on the nation.

The Puppet Master: Hunting the Ultimate Conman

2022

star 6.5
In this harrowing docuseries, a cruel conman masquerading as a British spy manipulates and steals from his victims, leaving ruined families in his wake.
star 7.7

Drug Lords

2018

Drug Lords

2018

star 7.7
Witness the stories of history's most notorious kingpins, their terrifying enforcers, and the men and women who've sworn to bring them down.
star 7.6

Pretend It's a City

2021

Pretend It's a City

2021

star 7.6
Wander the New York City streets and fascinating mind of wry writer, humorist and raconteur Fran Lebowitz as she sits down with Martin Scorsese.
star 6.9

The Family

2019

The Family

2019

star 6.9
An enigmatic conservative Christian group known as the Family wields enormous influence in Washington, D.C., in pursuit of its global ambitions.

Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath

2016

star 8.2
Leah Remini, along with high level former Scientology executives and Church members, explores individual accounts from ex-Church members and their families through meetings and interviews with Leah. Each episode features stories from former members whose lives have been affected by the Church's harmful practices, even well after they left the organization.
star 7.8

Hip Hop Evolution

2016

Hip Hop Evolution

2016

star 7.8
Hip-Hop today is a global culture that has changed music, dance, fashion, language —and even politics. But where did this worldwide cultural movement begin? We trace hip-hop back to its humble beginnings, when the kids of the Bronx crammed into house parties, rec rooms, and public parks to hear music like they’d never heard it before.

Murder Among the Mormons

2021

star 7.3
High-stakes exploits turn deadly — and shake a global church to its core — in this extraordinary true crime story.

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