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 Qualities of a Good Teacher

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Mitt Greg Whiteley Mitt is a 2014 documentary and biographical family-drama film written and directed by Greg Whiteley.

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The Zen of Bennett Unjoo Moon The Zen of Bennett is a 2012 documentary film directed by Unjoo Moon.

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Virunga Orlando von Einsiedel Virunga is a 2014 British documentary film directed by Orlando von Einsiedel; it focuses on the conservation work of rangers within Virunga National Park, and the activity of a British company, ...more

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Into the Inferno Werner Herzog

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The Ivory Game Richard Ladkani

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Hot Girls Wanted Jill Bauer, Ronna Gradus

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13th Ava DuVerna

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The Mars Generation Michael Barnett

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

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Casting JonBenet Kitty Green

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The Battered Bastards of Baseball Chapman Way, Maclain Way The Battered Bastards of Baseball is a 2014 documentary film about the Portland Mavericks, a defunct Minor League Baseball team which operated from 1973 through 1977. Owned by actor Bing ...more

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Chasing Coral Jeff Orlowski

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The Square Jehane Noujaim

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Tig Kristina Goolsby, Ashley York

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CounterPunch Jay Bulger

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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 Print the Legend is a 2014 documentary film and Netflix Original focused on the 3D printing revolution. It delves into the growth of the 3D printing industry, with focus on companies MakerBot, ...more

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My Beautiful Broken Brain Sophie Robinson, Lotje Sodderland

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E-Team Katy Chevigny, Ross Kauffman