An overview of all Netflix Biographical Documentaries movies and series. 170 titles were found.
This film chronicles the career of surfer Dadá Figueiredo, whose stormy personal life upended his status as a trendsetting '70s sports hero.
From his star turn at Woodstock to his battles with addiction, this film chronicles the stormy life and unique talent of soulful singer Joe Cocker.
A blend of the royal family's intimate recollections and rarely seen home movies pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth II on the eve of her 90th birthday.
Based on the audio diaries of academic and theologian John Hull, this film offers an impressionistic re-creation of his slow descent into blindness.
Trace the brave journey of actor Andy Whitfield, who received a devastating cancer diagnosis while starring in the series "Spartacus: Blood and Sand."
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
This inspiring documentary chronicles weightlifter C.T. Fletcher's comeback from a near-fatal heart attack and his quest to open his own gym.