The Best Documentary Movies on Netflix Instant Films
Vote List
1,248 votes 131 voters 24,398 views by  more info

The Best Documentary Movies on Netflix Instant

List Criteria: Must be documentaries available on Netflix streaming

The Best Documentary Movies on Netflix Instant is a complete Netflix streaming list for your perusal. All the best documentary films on Netflix streaming are listed in one convenient place so you can fully utilize your Netflix service. Some of the best movies of all time are now available on Netflix instant so you can catch up on new hit movies and classic film hits right in your living room.

This Netflix streaming list has nearly as many of the greatest documentary films to watch as the regular DVD service offers. New documentaries like The Invisible War are all available on Netflix streaming as are classic documentary films like Man on Wire and the Ken Burns documentary series can be viewed on the Netflix instant service.

What are the best Netflix instant documentary movies? What is available on the Netflix streaming documentary selection? Are there new documentary films on Netflix instant? This Netflix streaming list is here to get you started on the best Netflix streaming documentary movies has to offer. This is in no way a complete list, so if you know your favorite movie isn't on this list of Netflix instant movies, make sure to add it so other Netflix users can find the best documentaries on Netflix instant.
    • Region
  • See list ranked by
</> Rerank List
  1. 1
    Up 35
    Down 8

    2008

    open report item
  2. 2
    Up 29
    Down 8

    2010

    open report item
  3. 3
    Up 22
    Down 4

    2008

    open report item
  4. 4
    Up 23
    Down 5

    2010

    open report item
  5. 5
    Up 23
    Down 5

    2008

    open report item
  6. 6
    Up 25
    Down 7

    2010

    open report item
  7. 7
    Up 23
    Down 6

    6 Days to Air - the Making of South Park

    open report item
  8. 8
    Up 20
    Down 4

    2010

    open report item
  9. 9
    Up 23
    Down 7

    2008

    open report item
  10. 10
    Up 19
    Down 4

    2003

    open report item
  11. 11
    Up 20
    Down 6

    1997

    open report item
  12. 12
    Up 20
    Down 7

    2011

    open report item
  13. 13
    Up 14
    Down 3

    2004

    open report item
  14. 14
    Up 10
    Down 1

    2010

    open report item
  15. 15
    Up 14
    Down 5

    2011

    open report item
  16. 16
    Up 10
    Down 2

    added by JimJenkins 2006

    open report item
  17. 17
    Up 13
    Down 5

    2004

    open report item
  18. 18
    Up 14
    Down 6

    2005

    open report item
  19. 19
    Up 14
    Down 6

    2010

    open report item
  20. 20
    Up 15
    Down 7

    2011

    open report item
  21. 21
    Up 9
    Down 2

    2012

    open report item
  22. 22
    Up 9
    Down 2

    2006

    open report item
  23. 23
    Up 11
    Down 4

    2005

    open report item
  24. 24
    Up 12
    Down 5

    2012

    open report item
  25. 25
    Up 12
    Down 5

    2011

    open report item
  26. 26
    Up 7
    Down 1

    added by JimJenkins 2006

    open report item
  27. 27
    Up 7
    Down 1

    2009

    open report item
  28. 28
    Up 14
    Down 7

    Chops 2007

    open report item
  29. 29
    Up 8
    Down 2

    2007

    open report item
  30. 30
    Up 8
    Down 2

    added by JimJenkins 2004

    open report item
  31. 31
    Up 12
    Down 6

    2006

    open report item
  32. 32
    Up 12
    Down 6

    1990

    open report item
  33. 33
    Up 6
    Down 1

    You Don't Know Bo

    open report item
  34. 34
    Up 13
    Down 7

    2010

    open report item
  35. 35
    Up 13
    Down 7

    2000

    open report item
  36. 36
    Up 14
    Down 8

    Jazz

    open report item
  37. 37
    Up 4
    Down 0

    2012

    open report item
  38. 38
    Up 4
    Down 0

    The Jeffrey Dahmer Files

    open report item
  39. 39
    Up 9
    Down 4

    Dogs Decoded: Nova 2010

    open report item
  40. 40
    Up 13
    Down 8

    2008

    open report item
  41. 41
    Up 13
    Down 8

    2011

    open report item
  42. 42
    Up 7
    Down 3

    added by JimJenkins 2004

    open report item
  43. 43
    Up 3
    Down 0

    1994

    open report item
  44. 44
    Up 9
    Down 5

    2010

    open report item
  45. 45
    Up 9
    Down 5

    Between the Folds 2008

    open report item
  46. 46
    Up 10
    Down 6

    2006

    open report item
  47. 47
    Up 11
    Down 7

    2012

    open report item
  48. 48
    Up 11
    Down 7

    2011

    open report item
  49. 49
    Up 12
    Down 8

    Russia's Toughest Prisons

    open report item
  50. 50
    Up 5
    Down 2

    The Street Stops Here 2010

    open report item
  51. 123 +

    Something missing? Add it!

Is this list missing something?
RANKERS WHO ADDED ITEMS

items 1 - 50 of 122

think you can do better?

Rerank This List
why?

got a blog or website?

embed this list
why?

viewers of this list also saw

more popular lists