Here are the best Netflix original documentary series currently streaming online on Netflix, ranked from the most popular to the least by the Ranker community. This list shows all Netflix original docu-series on Netflix Instant. Also check out the best Netflix original movies and the best Netflix original documentaries. Original Netflix docuseries cover nearly anything you're curious to learn more about, from true crime to natural history and the stars.
The latest and newest netflix documentary series cover murder cases, cooking, foods from around the world, sports, and science. Featuring Russell Peters, Chelsea Handler, Guillermo del Toro, and more, must-watch Netflix original docu-series include Five Came Back, Chef's Table, Making a Murderer, and Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness.
Netflix is quickly becoming a successful independent movie studio by producing quality documentary shows. Most anticipated Netflix original documentary series include Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On, which is based on the critically acclaimed Netflix original documentary film.
Sometimes there's nothing better than to just binge watch Netflix originals and chill. Which Netflix original docu-series is the best? From Abstract: The Art of Design to Captive to Dirty Money, they're all here for the Ranker community to vote on. If there's a Netflix original documentary series that you don't see, feel free to add it to the list, but make sure that it's currently streaming on Netflix. Vote up your favorites and vote down the ones you don't think are so good.
- 1Evil Genius is a 2018 crime docuseries directed by Trey Borzillieri and Barbara Schroeder. The...
The KeepersGemma Hoskins, Abbie Schaub
Premiered: 2017The Keepers (Netflix, 2017) is a seven-episode American documentary web series. It explores... more on Wikipedia
Premiered: 2015Making a Murderer (Netflix, 2015) is a crime documentary series written and directed by Laura... more on Wikipedia
Premiered: 2018Wild Wild Country (Netflix, 2018) is a documentary series directed by Maclain and Chapman Way.... more on Wikipedia
- 5The Confession Tapes (Netflix, 2017) is a true crime television documentary series created by... more on Wikipedia775327
Premiered: 2018Flint Town (Netflix, 2018) is an eight-episode American documentary television series that... more on Wikipedia
Premiered: 2018The Toys That Made Us (Netflix, 2017) is a documentary series on the minds behind history's... more on Wikipedia
- 8Dirty Money (Netflix, 2018) is an American documentary television series documenting various... more on Wikipedia504261
- 9Girls Incarcerated (Netflix, 2018) is a coming-of-age documentary series about troubled girls... more on Wikipedia581316
Premiered: 2016Last Chance U is a 2016 documentary series produced by Netflix showcasing the 2015 American... more on Wikipedia
- 11Dope (Netflix, 2017) is an American crime documentary television series. Filmed from the... more on Wikipedia385218
Premiered: 2015Chef's Table (Netflix, 2015) is an American documentary web series released on Netflix. Each... more on Wikipedia
- 13Rotten (Netflix, 2018) is a documentary series that dives deep into the food production...381267
Premiered: 2016Roman Empire (Netflix, 2016) is an American/Canadia docuseries directed by Richard Lopez, and... more on Wikipedia
Bobby Kennedy for President
- 16Wormwood (Netflix, 2017) is an American six-part docudrama miniseries directed by Errol... more on Wikipedia273189
Premiered: 2016Chelsea Does (Netflix, 2016) is a web television documentary series first released on Netflix... more on Wikipedia
- 18Shot in the Dark (Netflix, 2017) is an American documentary television series directed by Jeff... more on Wikipedia219154
Premiered: 2018Ugly Delicious (Netflix, 2018) is a food and travel documentary series. Hosted by David Chang,... more on Wikipedia
Premiered: 2018Explained (Netflix, 2018) is a documentary series. This enlightening series from Vox digs into...
Premiered: 2017Five Came Back (2017, Netflix) is a three-part American documentary based on the 2014 book... more on Wikipedia
- 22Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes (Netflix, 2019) is an American four-part... more on Wikipedia
The Fyre Festival was billed as a luxury music experience on a posh private island, but it failed spectacularly in the hands of a cocky entrepreneur.
Premiered: 201772 Dangerous Animals: Latin America (Netflix, 2017) is a nature documentary series presented...