100 Documentaries to Watch on Netflix

Sometimes it’s hard to figure out what to watch on Netflix, and even when you do you might reject your choice.  Thankfully our friends over Nonfics have helped us address the problem.  Check out their compiled list of the top 100 documentaries to watch online right now on Netflix.  Happy watching!

    1. Man with a Movie Camera (Dsiga Vertov, 1929)

    2. The Thin Blue Line  (Errol Morris, 1988)

    3. Hoop Dreams  (Steve James, 1994)

    4. Sherman’s March  (Ross McElwee, 1986)

    5. Bright Leaves  (Ross McElwee, 2003)

    6. Stories We Tell (Sarah Polley, 2012)

    7. Brother’s Keeper  (Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky, 1992)

    8. Encounters at the End of the World  (Werner Herzog, 2007)

    9. Cave of Forgotten Dreams  (Werner Herzog, 2010)

    10. Pina  (Wim Wenders, 2011)

    11. Paris is Burning  (Jennie Livington, 1990)

    12. Man on Wire  (James Marsh, 2008)

    13. Senna  (Asif Kapadia, 2010)

    14. Foreign Parts  (Verena Paravel and J.P. Sniadecki, 2010)

    15. Leviathan  (Verena Paravel and Lucien Castaing-Taylor, 2012)

    16. Manakamana (Stephanie Spray and Pacho Velez)

    17. Seven Up  (Paul Almond, 1964)

    18. 7 Plus Seven  (Michael Apted, 1970)

    19. 21 Up  (Michael Apted, 1977)

    20. 28 Up  (Michael Apted, 1985)

    21. 35 Up  (Michael Apted, 1991)

    22. 42 Up  (Michael Apted, 1998)

    23. 49 Up  (Michael Apted, 2005)

    24. 56 Up  (Michael Apted, 2012)

    25. The Civil War  (Ken Burns, 1990)

    26. Aileen Wuornos: Selling of a Serial Killer  (Nick Broomfield, 1993)

    27. Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer  (Nick Broomfield, 2003)

    28. The Unknown Known (Errol Morris, 2013)

    29. This Is Not a Film  (Jafar Panahi, 2011)

    30. War Don Don  (Rebecca Richman Cohen, 2010)

    31. The Missing Picture  (Rithy Panh, 2013)

    32. The Act of Killing  (Joshua Oppenheimer, 2012)

    33. Camp 14: Total Control Zone  (Marc Wiese, 2012)

    34. The Red Chapel  (Mads Brugger, 2009)

    35. The Ambassador  (Mads Brugger, 2011)

    36. The Imposter  (Bart Layton, 2012)

    37. Winged Migration  (Jacques Perrin, Jacques Cluzaud and Michel Debats, 2001)

    38. Vivan las Antipodas  (Victor Kossakovsky, 2011)

    39. Samsara  (Ron Fricke, 2011)

    40. Life in a Day  (Kevin MacDonald and Natalia Andreadis, 2011)

    41. Touching the Void  (Kevin MacDonald, 2003)

    42. Let the Fire Burn  (Jason Osder, 2013)

    43. How to Survive a Plague  (David France, 2012)

    44. We Were Here  (David Weissman and Bill Weber, 2011)

    45. Cutie and the Boxer  (Zachary Heinzerling, 2013)

    46. Crazy Love  (Dan Klores, 2007)

    47. Maidentrip  (Jillian Schlesinger, 2013)

    48. Jesus Camp  (Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing, 2006)

    49. Detropia  (Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing, 2012)

    50. Control Room  (Jehane Noujaim, 2004)

For more of this list visit our friends at Nonfics!  Happy watching!

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