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Calling all sports fans! Have you ever wondered what it would be like to actually be in the middle of a pile-up or to lift over deadlift over 275 pounds? Well, this list of the best sports documentaries on Netflix will put you there. Ranging from the REAL Friday Night Lights (Undefeated) to the scaling of Mount Everest (Everest: IMAX), these are the best sports documentaries that are streaming on Netflix, as voted on by movie lovers like you. 


So, if it’s too hot (or cold) for a day out at the ballpark, settle back into your Laz-E-Boy and bring up on of these Netflix sports documentaries to learn the hows and whys of our world’s greatest athletes - how they got there and the struggles they’ve had to overcome to be the best in the world.

These movies include basketball documentaries, baseball documentaries and football documentaries, and luckily for you they're all streaming on Netflix. Give a thumbs up to the movies that you would recommend to other sports fans.

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30 for 30: Broke

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30 for 30: Bad Boys

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30 for 30: You Don't Know Bo

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30 for 30: Small Potatoes: Who... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sports Documentaries On Netflix Instant

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30 for 30: Jordan Rides the Bu... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sports Documentaries On Netflix Instant

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Faster Ewan McGregor

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30 for 30: The U is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sports Documentaries On Netflix Instant

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All This Mayhem

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30 for 30: No Crossover: The T... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sports Documentaries On Netflix Instant

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Bones Brigade: An Autobiograph... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sports Documentaries On Netflix Instant

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30 for 30: Guru of Go is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sports Documentaries On Netflix Instant

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30 for 30: The Best That Never... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sports Documentaries On Netflix Instant

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30 for 30: The Two Escobars is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sports Documentaries On Netflix Instant

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30 for 30: Straight Outta L.A. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sports Documentaries On Netflix Instant

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The Battered Bastards of Baseb... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sports Documentaries On Netflix Instant

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30 for 30: Winning Time: Reggi... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sports Documentaries On Netflix Instant

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30 for 30: Fernando Nation is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sports Documentaries On Netflix Instant

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30 for 30: Once Brothers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sports Documentaries On Netflix Instant

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Schooled: The Price of College... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sports Documentaries On Netflix Instant
Schooled: The Price of College Sports Kevin Anderson, Jay Bilas, Taylor Branch

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Dust to Glory James Garner, Chad McQueen, Jimmy Vasser

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30 for 30: Without Bias is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Sports Documentaries On Netflix Instant

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30 for 30: The Legend of Jimmy... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Sports Documentaries On Netflix Instant

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30 for 30: The 16th Man is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Sports Documentaries On Netflix Instant

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Everest: IMAX

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A League of Ordinary Gentlemen is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Sports Documentaries On Netflix Instant

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Hitman Hart: Wrestling with Shadows Shawn Michaels, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Bret Hart

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30 for 30: Unmatched is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Sports Documentaries On Netflix Instant

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Bigger, Stronger, Faster is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Sports Documentaries On Netflix Instant

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30 for 30: The Band That Would... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Sports Documentaries On Netflix Instant

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30 for 30: June 17th, 1994 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Sports Documentaries On Netflix Instant

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The Summit

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Ballplayer: Pelotero is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Sports Documentaries On Netflix Instant

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Keep Your Eyes Open Spike Jonze, Mike D - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Waiting for Lightning Crystal Ackley, Miles Michaud, Dondillon Rohrer

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Kicking It Colin Farrell

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Generation Iron is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Sports Documentaries On Netflix Instant
Generation Iron Mickey Rourke, Mike Katz, Sibil Peeters

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Strongman Stanley Pleskun

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Weekend of a Champion is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Sports Documentaries On Netflix Instant