An overview of all Netflix documentaries. 751 titles were found.
Explore how singer and actor Frank Sinatra became one of the biggest stars of the 20th century while remaining, in his heart, just a regular guy.
Buckle up for a look inside a biannual school bus race in Florida, a harrowing event where carnage and collisions are most definitely encouraged.
Experience an inside look at David Bowie's incredible influence on music, art and culture via interviews with some of the people who knew him best.
Chronicling a 1980 Titan II missile accident, this sobering documentary weighs the balance of power and safety involving weapons of mass destruction.
Three former military operatives offer disturbing, firsthand accounts of the deadly impact that U.S. drone warfare has had on civilians overseas.
In Africa, the Yukon and Yellowstone National Park, efforts are underway to provide safe passage between habitats for roaming or migrating wildlife.
In this blend of documentary and dramatization, circumstances test notions of love held by a young stripper, a single-dad surfer and a teen musician.
Witness the sudden political ascent of Emmanuel Macron, who survived a bruising campaign to become the youngest president in French history.
When a cave diving expedition suffers a tragic accident, four survivors defy authorities and return in secret to retrieve the bodies of their friends.
Its surface is only part of Earth's story, as this show illustrates by delving beneath the visible to uncover Earth's hidden power, bounty and beauty.
As medical science scrambles to unlock the mystery of Alzheimer's disease, patients enlist in clinical trials to find a treatment, or even a cure.
This film explores causes and treatments for postpartum depression and psychosis, focusing on real cases and fostering awareness about the disease.
Dylan Mohan Gray examines Africa's AIDS crisis and activists' battle with pharmaceutical companies to make life-saving HIV drugs more affordable.
Journalist Michael Pollan examines the industrially driven Western diet to show how it has ruined our health, then offers solutions for the future.
This film documents the story of minister Waitstill Sharp and his wife, Martha, who risked everything to save thousands of refugees fleeing the Nazis.
The world of personal bodyguards who provide security for celebrities and politicians is explored in this documentary narrated by actor Kim Coates.
This documentary recounts the feats of the Coxless Crew, a team of four women who rowed from San Francisco to Australia in support of two charities.
Poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou is celebrated using her own words set over rare photographs and video illustrating her remarkable life.
This documentary profiles the celebrated Hindi film director known as much for his embrace of leftist politics and social concerns as lyrical cinema.
Follow an Andean woman's fight to stop a Peruvian mining firm from evicting her from her land in order to access the gold under her precious lake.
Police informants, journalists, supporters and detractors contribute to this documentary look at the history of the controversial Black Panther Party.
Explore how John F. Kennedy's worldview was influenced by his younger years, when he endured poor health, family tragedy and a demanding father.
In 1910, a devastating wildfire raged through the Rockies, challenging the fledgling U.S. Forest Service and shaping fire policy for years to come.
This lyrical documentary spotlights the vineyard-rich region of Napa Valley, California, and the winemakers who call it home.
Up against Ivy Leaguers and elite German athletes, a team of American working-class rowers inspired the world by winning gold at the 1936 Olympics.
Mass hysteria resulted when young Orson Welles broadcast a radio production of the sci-fi classic "The War of the Worlds" disguised as news in 1938.
After near extinction 50 years ago, humpback whales are thriving. Their recovery is captured in this documentary filmed in Alaska, Hawaii and Tonga.