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Documentary Movies and TV Shows on Netflix

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Watch Mayday
MaydayTV200316+8.9N/A
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Watch NOVA
NOVATV19747+8.8N/A
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Watch Planet Earth
Planet EarthTV2006all9.5N/A
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Watch Planet Earth II
Planet Earth IITV2016all9.6100%
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Watch Life Below Zero
Life Below ZeroTV20137+8.1N/A
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Watch After Porn Ends 2
After Porn Ends 2201718+5.4N/A
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Watch Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
Anthony Bourdain: Parts UnknownTV20137+8.7N/A
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Watch Making a Murderer
Making a MurdererTV201516+8.898%
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Watch Adam Ruins Everything
Adam Ruins EverythingTV201516+8.4N/A
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Watch Derren Brown: The Push
Derren Brown: The Push2018N/A7.7N/A
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Watch 30 for 30
30 for 30TV20097+8.8N/A
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Watch Can't Pay? We'll Take It Away!
Can't Pay? We'll Take It Away!TV201418+7.2N/A
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Watch Gaga: Five Foot Two
Gaga: Five Foot Two201718+7.175%
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Watch Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
Cosmos: A Spacetime OdysseyTV2014all9.3N/A
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Watch The Blue Planet
The Blue PlanetTV2001all9.0N/A
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Watch Rocco
Rocco201618+5.9N/A
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Watch Nature
NatureTV1982all7.5N/A
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Watch Explained
ExplainedTV201816+7.8N/A
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Watch Tower
Tower201616+8.099%
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Watch Jackass Number Two
Jackass Number Two200618+7.163%
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Watch What the Health
What the Health2017N/A7.8N/A
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Watch Celebrity Undercover Boss
Celebrity Undercover BossTV20107+5.9N/A
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Watch 13th
13th201618+8.296%
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Watch The Secret
The Secret20067+5.774%
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Watch Louis C.K. 2017
Louis C.K. 2017201718+7.5100%
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Watch Forensic Files
Forensic FilesTV199616+8.8N/A
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Watch Cave of Forgotten Dreams
Cave of Forgotten Dreams2010all7.496%
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Watch Icarus
Icarus201718+8.093%
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Watch Searching for Sugar Man
Searching for Sugar Man201213+8.294%
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Watch Faces Places
Faces Places20177+7.999%
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Watch Amy
Amy201518+7.895%
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Watch American Experience
American ExperienceTV19887+8.5N/A
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Watch Abstract: The Art of Design
Abstract: The Art of DesignTV201716+8.5N/A
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Watch Hot Girls Wanted
Hot Girls Wanted2015N/A6.182%
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Watch Grand Designs
Grand DesignsTV19997+8.5N/A
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Watch The Thin Blue Line
The Thin Blue Line1988N/A8.0100%
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Watch Unacknowledged
Unacknowledged2017N/A7.1N/A
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Watch American Masters
American MastersTV19867+8.0N/A
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Watch Dior and I
Dior and I201518+7.383%
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Watch Capitalism: A Love Story
Capitalism: A Love Story200918+7.475%
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Watch Casting JonBenet
Casting JonBenet201716+6.282%
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Watch Chris Rock: Tamborine
Chris Rock: Tamborine201818+6.5100%
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Watch Highway Thru Hell
Highway Thru HellTV20127+8.2N/A
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Watch Jackass 2.5
Jackass 2.52007N/A6.5N/A
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Watch The Mind of a Chef
The Mind of a ChefTV20127+8.0N/A
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Watch Before the Flood
Before the Flood20167+8.371%
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Watch Life
LifeTV2009all9.1N/A
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Watch The Vietnam War
The Vietnam WarTV201718+9.298%
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Watch Most Haunted
Most HauntedTV2002N/A5.1N/A
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Watch Back in Time
Back in Time2015N/A6.3N/A
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