The Best Netflix Original Documentary Movies
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.
The history of the Fyre Music Festival, from its creation through its unraveling.
- Actors: Billy McFarland, Ja Rule
- Released: 2019
Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes
13th is a 2016 American documentary by director Ava DuVernay. An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.
- Actors: Melina Abdullah, Michelle Alexander, Cory Booker
- Released: 2016
The Ivory Game is a 2016 American documentary film directed by Kief Davidson and Richard Ladkani. The filmmakers spend 16 months undercover to examine the ivory trade, which has become a global ...more
- Actors: Andrea Crosta, Ian Stevenson, Prince William
- Released: 2016