In addition to web series, movies, and TV shows, Netflix is a great repository for documentaries. To make things easier for you, here are ten of the best or Top 10 Best documentaries on Netflix.
Top 10 Best Documentaries on Netflix List is as follows:
1. FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened
Revolving around the infamous Fear Festival, this documentary examines the events that led up to the disastrous luxury music festival weekend. The organizers, the locals were hired and ended up on site with no tents, food or water, they have shared their side of the story at FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened.
2. The Great Hack
The Netflix documentary The Great Hack talks about online privacy violations and a corporation like Cambridge Analytica used data provided to them by Facebook. This documentary is ideal for those who still believe that the stories they see on their devices are the truth. The truth is much more than that. You’re only seeing what corporations want to see you.
3. Abducted in Plain Sight
This Netflix documentary will give you the chills as you watch the story of Jane Braberg Felt, who was kidnapped by her neighbor Robert Bertacold on two separate occasions. The kidnapper’s backstory, his relationship with the pre-teen girl, and his relationship with her parents are just shocking and you’ll be questioning the so-called ‘sane’ adults in the picture.
4. Amanda Knox
This 2016 documentary tells the story of Amanda, who was charged with the murder of Meredith Ketcher. Knox was a target of tabloid journalism where everything from her clothes to her relationship was available for public consumption. Knox was convicted twice and spent several years in an Italian prison. This is exactly the kind of documentary that will provoke a heated debate.
Directed by Brian Fogel, Icarus won the Oscar for Best Documentary Film in 2017. The film follows Fogel as he dabbles in doping for an amateur career. Things heat up when you dig deep and find a Russian bond that can help you get through indeterminate. Many Russian athletes went unnoticed.
6. Out of Thin Air
Based on the real life story of Reykjavik Confessions, this documentary explores the infamous Icelandic case in which six people were implicated in the disappearance of two. The six detainees spent extraordinary time in solitary confinement and were repeatedly tortured. He was sentenced despite the withdrawal of the statements. The case is known to have given false testimony by placing prisoners in inhumane conditions.
7. Bikram: Yogi Guru Predator
Directed by Eva Earner, this documentary on Bikram Chaudhary shows the rise and fall of a megalith, at least on American soil. The Hot Yoga founder still has legal cases against him, and in the era of #MeToo, this documentary puts the spotlight on those who dared to come forward.
8. Jim and Andy: The Great Beyond
The documentary takes a behind-the-scenes look at when Jim Carrey played Andy Kaufman in the 1999 film Man on the Moon. The current Carrie also reveals her thoughts at the time and who inspired Andy throughout that period. Watching Jim and Andy: The Great Beyond will blow you away a bit, so make sure you don’t have any stuff soon.
9. Gaga: Five Foot Two
This documentary on the life of singer-songwriter Lady Gaga focuses on her Super Bowl halftime show and preparations for the production of her album Joanna. Through interviews, we learn about Gaga’s early life, her love for her craft, and her passion for what she adopts in each project.
10. Feminists: What Were They Thinking?
The documentary takes us into the second wave of feminism and feminists have made significant contributions to the women’s rights movement ever since. Celebrities such as Jane Fonda, Gloria Stenham and Lily Tomlin speak of their first-hand experiences and their role in the growing awareness of women’s rights.
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