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Documentary Movies and TV Shows on Netflix

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Watch NOVA
NOVATV19747+8.8N/A
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Watch Mayday
MaydayTV200316+8.9N/A
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Watch Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
Anthony Bourdain: Parts UnknownTV20137+8.6N/A
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Watch Planet Earth
Planet EarthTV2006all9.5N/A
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Watch The Blue Planet
The Blue PlanetTV2001all9.0N/A
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Watch After Porn Ends 2
After Porn Ends 2201718+5.4N/A
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Watch Celebrity Undercover Boss
Celebrity Undercover BossTV20107+5.9N/A
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Watch The Man Who Knew Infinity
The Man Who Knew Infinity201613+7.263%
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Watch Planet Earth II
Planet Earth IITV2016all9.6100%
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Watch Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
Cosmos: A Spacetime OdysseyTV2014all9.3N/A
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Watch Louis C.K. 2017
Louis C.K. 2017201718+7.5100%
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Watch Nature
NatureTV1982all8.9N/A
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Watch Evil Genius
Evil GeniusTV201818+7.979%
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Watch Explained
ExplainedTV201816+7.4N/A
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Watch Gaga: Five Foot Two
Gaga: Five Foot Two201718+7.174%
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Jackass Number Two200618+7.163%
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Forensic FilesTV199616+8.8N/A
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Icarus201718+8.093%
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LifeTV2009all9.1N/A
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Jackass 2.52007N/A6.5N/A
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Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine201518+6.977%
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Faces Places20177+8.099%
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Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story2017N/A7.496%
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Capitalism: A Love Story200918+7.475%
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Bill Nye The Science GuyTV1993all8.4N/A
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Back in Time20157+6.3N/A
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Zeitgeist: Addendum2008N/A8.386%
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Cutie and the Boxer201318+7.296%
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What the Health2017N/A7.8N/A
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Embarrassing BodiesTV200718+7.1N/A
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Food, Inc.20087+7.895%
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George Harrison: Living in the Material World201113+8.186%
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Taxi2015N/A7.496%
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Before the Flood20167+8.371%
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Jackass 3.5201118+6.860%
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Fire at Sea2016N/A6.894%
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Blackfish201313+8.198%
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After Porn Ends201218+5.7N/A
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Man on Wire200813+7.8100%
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Jiro Dreams of Sushi20117+7.999%
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AfricaTV2013all9.0N/A
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13th201618+8.296%
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Life Below ZeroTV20137+8.1N/A
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30 for 30TV20097+8.8N/A
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Frozen PlanetTV2011all9.0N/A
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Human PlanetTV2011all9.1N/A
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Kevin Hart: What Now?201618+5.878%
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Amanda Knox201618+7.087%
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Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret2014N/A8.4N/A
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The Nightmare2015N/A5.871%
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