Here Are the “Best” Documentaries to Watch on Netflix Right Now

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By Black Widow

Netflix offers an array of captivating documentaries covering diverse topics. This selection ranges from heartfelt stories to true crime mysteries, providing viewers with engaging content.

My Octopus Teacher: A Unique Bond Underwater

Discover the extraordinary relationship between filmmaker Craig Foster and a captivating octopus, exploring the depths of a South African kelp forest.


Taylor Swift: Miss Americana: A Peek into Swift’s Journey

Follow Taylor Swift’s evolution from her Reputation Stadium Tour to the release of Lover, gaining insights into a pivotal phase of the singer-songwriter’s career.

“13th”: Unveiling Racial Inequities in the Prison System

Directed by Ava DuVernay, “13th” delves into the 13th Amendment and exposes racial disparities within the U.S. prison system, shedding light on historical injustices.

Wham!: A Nostalgic Dive into Pop Duo Wham

Experience the nostalgia of George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley’s journey through rare footage, interviews, and behind-the-scenes moments in “Wham!”

Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond: Unveiling Jim Carrey’s Method Acting

Explore Jim Carrey’s immersive portrayal of Andy Kaufman during “Man on the Moon” production, offering a new perspective on Carrey’s artistry.

“David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet”: Attenborough’s Environmental Concerns

David Attenborough shares his concerns about Earth’s state due to human impact, while also presenting solutions to tackle the climate crisis.

Sr.: A Touching Tribute to Robert Downey Sr.

Delve into the life and relationship of Robert Downey Jr. and his late father, Robert Downey Sr., in a poignant documentary.

Fyre: The Rise and Fall of the Ill-Fated Festival

Uncover the truth behind the Fyre Festival’s failure and the manipulation by con artist Billy McFarland in the revealing documentary “Fyre.”

Blackpink: Light up the Sky: Journey of K-Pop Sensation Blackpink

Get an exclusive look at the rise of K-pop group Blackpink through behind-the-scenes stories and interviews in “Blackpink: Light up the Sky.”

Abducted in Plain Sight: True Crime Story of Jan Broberg

Explore the unsettling tale of Jan Broberg’s kidnappings by her neighbor and the subsequent investigation in the true crime documentary.

Homecoming: A Film By Beyoncé: Intimate Look at Iconic Performance

Witness Beyoncé’s emotional journey through her 2018 Coachella performance in a concert film hailed as one of the greatest.

Pelé: Biography of the Brazilian Football Legend

Discover the life of legendary Brazilian footballer Pelé, chronicling his triumphs, struggles, and enduring impact on the sport.

Downfall: The Case Against Boeing: Investigating Aviation Tragedies

Examine the events leading to the Boeing 737 Max crashes in a detailed documentary exploring the causes and aftermath.

All these documentaries can be watched on Netflix!