films The Best Netflix Original Documentary Movies  

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Here are the best Netflix original documentary movies currently streaming online on Netflix, ranked from the most popular to the least by the Ranker community. This list shows every Netflix original documentary on Netflix Instant. Also check out the funniest Netflix original stand up comedy specials and the best Netflix original movies.

The latest and newest Netflix original documentaries feature some of the biggest issues in politics, news, entertainment, drugs, and history. From critically acclaimed Hollywood directors like Werner Herzog, Ava DuVernay, and more, must-watch Netflix original docs include Into the Inferno, 13th, My Beautiful Broken Brain, Extremis, and Tig.

Netflix is quickly becoming a successful independent movie studio by producing quality documentaries. Most anticipated Netflix documentary films include Strong Island.

Sometimes there's nothing better than to just binge watch Netflix originals and chill. Which Netflix original documentary is the best? From Hot Girls Wanted to What Happened, Miss Simone?, they're all here for the Ranker community to vote on. If there's a Netflix original documentary that you don't see, feel free to add it to the list, but make sure that it's currently streaming on Netflix. Vote up your favorites and vote down the ones you don't think are so good.

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The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix The Most Anticipated New Legal Drama TV Shows for Fall 2016

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Mitt Greg Whiteley

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The Zen of Bennett Unjoo Moon

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Virunga Orlando von Einsiedel

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Into the Inferno Werner Herzog

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The Ivory Game Richard Ladkani

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13th Ava DuVerna

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The Battered Bastards of Baseball Chapman Way, Maclain Way

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Casting JonBenet Kitty Green

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The Mars Generation Michael Barnett

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Chasing Coral Jeff Orlowski

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Hot Girls Wanted Jill Bauer, Ronna Gradus

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The Square Jehane Noujaim

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Get Me Roger Stone Dylan Bank, Daniel DiMauro, Morgan Pehme

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Tig Kristina Goolsby, Ashley York

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Audrie & Daisy Bonni Cohen

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The White Helmets Orlando von Einsiedel

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Extremis Dan Krauss

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Icarus Bryan Fogel

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Print the Legend Luis Lopez, J. Clay Tweel

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My Beautiful Broken Brain Sophie Robinson, Lotje Sodderland

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CounterPunch Jay Bulger

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E-Team Katy Chevigny, Ross Kauffman