An overview of all Netflix documentaries. 738 titles were found.
From a specter that warns of hurricanes to a voodoo curse that destroyed a town, nature plays a part in supernatural tales from across the U.S.
Heartbreak, hope and nostalgia collide in this complex portrait of Lampedusa, a Mediterranean island where thousands of migrants land each year.
Italian filmmaker Gianfranco Rosi turns his eye to his own country, roaming and filming for over two years in a minivan on Rome's giant ring road.
The story of the Christian band Hillsong, from its humble beginnings to its international prominence, unfolds in this inspiring concert documentary.
The cast and crew of the 1981 Broadway musical "Merrily We Roll Along" recall joy and heartbreak during the production of a surefire hit that wasn't.
This documentary about the European refugee crisis focuses on the Alali family, who struggle with physical and emotional hardships after separation.
Based on the audio diaries of academic and theologian John Hull, this film offers an impressionistic re-creation of his slow descent into blindness.
This documentary delves into the history and current state of reproductive innovations and offers insights into the future of the human genome.
Scientists and animal keepers fight to save an orphaned baby elephant at a rescue camp in Botswana while struggling to defend its entire species.
A documentary filmmaker turns the lens on her dysfunctional relationship with her mother in an effort to heal the wounds of their troubled past.
Meet three families from around the world as they keep households with 13, 16 and even more than 150 family members organized on a daily basis.
Renowned ocean explorer Dr. Bob Ballard takes viewers to the deepest parts of the ocean, where priceless treasures both natural and man-made lurk.
This documentary examines an intriguing phenomenon in a remote Indian village where more than 250 sets of twins live within a population of 2,000.
With night-vision cameras, researchers scour the deep sea surrounding the Azores, hoping to be the first to film the elusive giant squid in the wild.
This documentary examines the world of legal marijuana and analyzes the science behind the medical properties of the world's most-used illicit drug.
Johnny Fratto, son of Al Capone associate Louis Fratto, deconstructs the most famous mob murder in Chicago's history with help from local experts.
This documentary charts 20 years of the French national soccer team, Les Bleus, whose ups and downs have mirrored those of French society.
Explore the World War I Gallipoli battle through dramatic reenactments, 3D animation and interviews with noted experts in this meticulous docudrama.
Take a trip and witness the rise and fall of Tim Scully and Nicholas Sand, improbable pioneers of the drug counterculture during the 1960s.
Dive into the colorful world of Jimmy Buffett's most dedicated fans, who follow the singer from concert to concert and chill out along the way.
This documentary follows chef Massimo Bottura as he opens a soup kitchen to cook gourmet meals for the needy from food waste at the 2015 Milan Expo.
This film follows age-defying pro and amateur senior athletes, including golfer Gary Player and boxer Ann Schranz, as they train for competition.
A Virginia doctor's habit of over-prescribing painkillers lands him in prison for drug dealing amidst a nationwide epidemic of opioid addiction.
With dreams of becoming an elephant driver like her father, Chandani takes responsibility for a young calf named Kandula and learns the ropes from a kindly ranger. But most people aren't prepared to accept a girl working in a man's profession.