An overview of all Netflix Biographical Documentaries movies and series. 185 titles were found.
This dramatic documentary explores the life and mind of Magnus Carlsen, the charismatic Norwegian prodigy who became world chess champion.
This documentary examines how Adolf Hitler's talent for manipulation, psychology and image-making led him from humble origins to near-world conquest.
With only a strong will and a cheap horse, a former agent of the Dutch underground in World War II sets out to become a champion show jumper.
The rise and smash success of Elite modeling agency founder John Casablancas is chronicled in this biography of the man who invented the supermodel.
This documentary focuses on Michelle Smith, a legally blind young woman with Asperger's syndrome who approaches her 20s with courage and curiosity.
This portrait of avant-garde musician and outspoken political critic Frank Zappa features concert footage, archival clips and personal interviews.
Extensive film clips and interviews tell the story of American filmmaker Ellis R. Dungan, who spent 15 years in India and helped define Tamil cinema.
Using rare footage, this sports documentary follows iconic soccer star Zlatan Ibrahimović through his rocky early years and his 2005 breakthrough.
Snatched at 11 and held captive by a convicted sex offender and his wife for 18 horrifying years, Jaycee Dugard emerged alive -- but never the same.
Hip-hop artist No Malice reflects on the spiritual journey that led him to renounce coke rap, change his name and embrace Christianity.
Ultra-marathoner Nikki Kimball tests her body and spirit in this documentary tracing her quest to break the record on Vermont’s 273-mile Long Trail.
The son of actor Leonard Nimoy directs this moving look at his father's portrayal of Spock, the iconic "Star Trek" character he played for 50 years.
, Nichelle Nichols
, Leonard Nimoy
, William Shatner
, George Takei
, Zoe Saldana
, J.J. Abrams
, Chris Pine
, Simon Pegg
, Neil deGrasse Tyson
, Zachary Quinto
, Jim Parsons
Follow the journey of Satnam Singh Bhamara as he works to fulfill his dream of becoming the first India-born player to be drafted into the NBA.
This documentary combines historical documents, interviews and re-created scenes to dramatize the still-controversial 1831 Nat Turner Slave Rebellion.
Wading directly into the chaos on the floor of the New York Board of Trade, this documentary explores the cutthroat world of commodities trading.
Witness the decadent rise and stunning fall of New York club kid Michael Alig, who openly bragged about killing and dismembering a rival clubgoer.
By all accounts, Vivian Maier was an unassuming nanny. But the photos she took that were found only after her death reveal her artistic genius.
Vintage concert footage, personal artifacts and his intimate musings reveal the private side of the life and career of rock-guitar god Jimi Hendrix.
Charming original animated sequences blend with interviews and archive footage to chronicle the unique career of Disney animator Floyd Norman.
Entrepreneurs from Vermont and Quebec sell Christmas trees on the streets of New York, becoming a cherished part of neighborhood holiday traditions.
Those who knew them best describe the sensational lives and premature deaths of iconic actors and musicians whose passing left a void in pop culture.
This documentary turns the spotlight on the man behind the iconic "All in the Family," with comments from friends, family and famous collaborators.
This inspiring documentary charts the journey of Guns N' Roses bass guitarist Duff McKagan from hard-partying rock-'n'-roll wild man to sobriety.
In this documentary, a filmmaker dealing with a divorce seeks the secrets of true sexual intimacy in the ancient esoteric traditions of the Kabbalah.
The filmmaker hunts for the missing puzzle pieces of his family history during a visit with a complex and controversial figure: his grandmother.
This inspiring documentary chronicles weightlifter C.T. Fletcher's comeback from a near-fatal heart attack and his quest to open his own gym.
This heartwarming documentary profiles Marie Haist, a formerly homeless Los Angeles woman who lives in a laundromat and has befriended celebrities.
In this documentary, Bill Genovese aims to set the record straight regarding his sister, whose name took on a tragic meaning after her 1964 murder.
Werner Herzog directs this emotional documentary about Dieter Dengler, a naval pilot in the Vietnam War who was shot down over Laos and taken captive.