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The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked

Updated August 10, 2020 1.0k votes 383 voters 21.3k views40 items

Here are the best music documentaries streaming now on Netflix. Whether you're looking for concert documentaries or artist biographies, this list of music documentary movies currently on Netflix is regularly updated with new and popular TV films. What are the best music documentary films to watch on Netflix? 

Featuring artists, like Lady Gaga, Jimi Hendrix, Justin Bieber, and more, good music documentaries on Netflix include Gaga: Five Foot Two, Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me, The Wrecking Crew, and Biggie & Tupac.

Vote up the best music docs on Netflix, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list.

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  • 1
    Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked

    ActorsBilly Corgan, Geddy Lee, Neil Peart, Matt Stone, Les Claypool

    Directed bySam Dunn, Scot McFadyen

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    What Happened, Miss Simone? is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked

    ActorsJames Baldwin, Stokely Carmichael, Walter Cronkite, Stanley Crouch

    Directed byLiz Garbus

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    Keith Richards: Under the Infl is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
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    Keith Richards: Under the Influence

    2015

    ActorsSteve Jordan, Keith Richards, Waddy Wachtel, Tom Waits

    Directed byMorgan Neville

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    Reincarnated is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
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    Reincarnated

    2012

    Directed byAndy Capper

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    The Other One: The Long, Stran is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
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    The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip Of Bob Weir

    2014

    Directed byMike Fleiss

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    Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked

    ActorsBeyoncé, Jay-Z, Blue Ivy Carter, Rumi Carter, Sir Carter

    Directed byBeyoncé Knowles-Carter

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    Echo in the Canyon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked

    ActorsJakob Dylan, Brian Wilson, Tom Petty, Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton

    Directed byAndrew Slater

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    20 Feet from Stardom is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
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    Remastered: Devil at the Cross is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
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    Remastered: Devil at the Crossroads

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    Who the F**k is That Guy? is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
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    Who the F**k is That Guy?

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    Gaga: Five Foot Two is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked

    ActorsLady Gaga, Tony Bennett, Donatalla Versace, Mark Ronson, Florence Welch

    Directed byChris Moukarbel

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    Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob D is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked

    ActorsBob Dylan

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

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    Clive Davis: The Soundtrack Of is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
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    Clive Davis: The Soundtrack Of Our Lives

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    Quincy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
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    Quincy

    2018

    ActorsQuincy Jones, Rashida Jones, Beyoncé, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Mary J. Blige

    Directed byAlan Hicks, Rashida Jones

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    Oasis: Supersonic is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked

    ActorsLiam Gallagher, Noel Gallagher, Paul Arthurs, Paul McGuigan, Tony McCarroll

    Directed byMat Whitecross

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    I Called Him Morgan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
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    I Called Him Morgan

    2016

    ActorsLee Morgan, Helen Morgan, Wayne Shorter

    Directed byKasper Collin

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    John & Yoko: Above Us Only Sky is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
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    John & Yoko: Above Us Only Sky

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    Remastered: Tricky Dick and th is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
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    Remastered: Tricky Dick and the Man in Black

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    Miss Americana is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked

    ActorsTaylor Swift

    Directed byLana Wilson

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    Roots is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
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    Roots

    2016

    ActorsHerbert Cavalier Jr., Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Malachi Kirby

    Directed byShweta Basu Prasad

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    Chasing Trane is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
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    Chasing Trane

    2016

    ActorsDenzel Washington, Bill Clinton, Ravi Coltrane, Common, Benny Golson

    Directed byJohn Scheinfeld

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    Woodstock: Three Days That Def is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
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    Woodstock: Three Days That Defined A Generation

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    Remastered: Who Shot The Sheri is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
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    Remastered: Who Shot The Sheriff? A Bob Marley Story

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    The Rolling Stones Olé Olé Olé is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
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    The Rolling Stones Olé Olé Olé!: A Trip Across Latin America

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    Long Time Running is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
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    Long Time Running

    2017

    ActorsGord Downie, Paul Langlois, Gord Sinclair, Rob Baker, Johnny Fay

    Directed byJennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier

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