Documentary TV Series on Netflix - Page 6

How to Change Your Mind

2022

star 7.5
Author Michael Pollan leads the way in this docuseries exploring the history and uses of psychedelics, including LSD, psilocybin, MDMA and mescaline.
star 7.2

The Devil Next Door

2019

The Devil Next Door

2019

star 7.2
A Cleveland grandfather is brought to trial in Israel, accused of being the infamous Nazi death camp guard known as Ivan the Terrible.
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.”
star 7.8

The Mind, Explained

2019

The Mind, Explained

2019

star 7.8
Ever wonder what's happening inside your head? From dreaming to anxiety disorders, discover how your brain works with this illuminating series.

Murder Among the Mormons

2021

star 7.4
High-stakes exploits turn deadly — and shake a global church to its core — in this extraordinary true crime story.

The Business of Drugs

2020

star 7
To detail how drugs push people into risky — even deadly — behaviors, a former CIA analyst investigates the economics of six illicit substances.
star 7.5

The Keepers

2017

The Keepers

2017

star 7.5
This docuseries examines the decades-old murder of Sister Catherine Cesnik and its suspected link to a priest accused of abuse.

The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann

2019

star 6.6
The documentary takes a detailed look at the disappearance of 3-year-old Madeleine McCann, who vanished while on holiday with her family.

Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey

2022

star 7.5
In interviews and rare home video footage, ex-FLDS members share the truth about their isolated community — and the events that pushed them to leave.

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 7.7

The Toys That Made Us

2017

The Toys That Made Us

2017

star 7.7
The minds behind history's most iconic toy franchises discuss the rise -- and sometimes fall -- of their billion-dollar creations.

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.

Elize Matsunaga: Once Upon a Crime

2021

star 6.4
The crime shocked Brazil: Elize Matsunaga shot and dismembered her rich husband. Featuring her first interview, this docuseries dives deep into the case.

Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space

2021

star 6.7
From training to launch to landing, this all-access docuseries rides along with the Inspiration4 crew on the first all-civilian orbital space mission.

Sunderland 'Til I Die

2018

star 8
This docuseries follows English soccer club Sunderland through the 2017-18 season as they try to bounce back after relegation from the Premier League.
star 7.6

A Perfect Crime

2020

A Perfect Crime

2020

star 7.6
In April 1991, Detlev Rohwedder, the head of Treuhand, the East German Privatization and Restructuring Agency, was assassinated in Dusseldorf. This documentary details the strange evidence recovered.
star 7.3

I Am a Killer

2018

I Am a Killer

2018

star 7.3
Death row inmates convicted of capital murder give a firsthand account of their crimes in this documentary series.

Inside the World's Toughest Prisons

2016

star 7.4
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.

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.
star 7.1

Trial 4

2020

Trial 4

2020

star 7.1
Charged as a teen in the 1993 killing of a Boston cop, Sean K. Ellis fights to prove his innocence while exposing police corruption and systemic racism.

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