The 10 Best Documentaries on Netflix

The 10 Best Documentaries on Netflix

The 10 Best Documentaries on Netflix

Unlike narrative films, documentaries have the power to legitimately illuminate a subject in a straightforward way, to give us an informed opinion on something we may not have ever considered before. With hundreds of titles available, Netflix is one of the biggest depositories of documentaries around, with some of the most important titles of the last decade available with a single click.

We scoured the service for what we considered to be the best documentaries on Netflix in all manner of subject, be it true crime, movies, video games, music, comedy, food or general human interest. Take a look at the gallery below for ten most outstanding documentaries on the streaming service.

While we narrowed down our list to ten, we didn’t want to overlook some of these other titles currently available on Netflix… 

For movie fans:
Lost in La Mancha, The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness, Electric Boogaloo, Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley’s Island of Dr. Moreau, Woody Allen: A Documentary

For music, video game and comedy fans: 
The Comedians of Comedy: The Movie, Call Me Lucky, Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me, The Punk Singer, Indie Game: The Movie

And other excellent documentaries: 
Making a Murderer, Joseph Fritzl: Story of a Monster, Pumping Iron, The Nightmare, Approaching the Elephant, Exit Through the Gift Shop, The Search for General Tso

With that said, here are our picks for the 10 Best Documentaries on Netflix in the gallery below!