The Absolute Best Documentaries on Netflix
There's no shortage of moving documentaries on Netflix. Here are the ones worth watching.
Netflix is the great equalizer. When you're sifting through zillions of movie options, the traditionally niche art of documentary can go toe to toe with Hollywood blockbusters, which means that previously unheard stories have a more equal opportunity to flourish. That's all the more important for documentary films and docuseries, which never reach the heights of popularity comic book movies and other mass-consumption summer fare enjoy.
If you're looking for documentaries that make you stop and reconsider your view of the world, the following entries fit the bill. For the sake of this list, we've included both docuseries and features, because when you're stuck in a Netflix binge, the lines between the two blur.