An overview of all Netflix Biographical Documentaries movies and series. 159 titles were found.
Storyboard artist Harold Michelson and his film researcher wife, Lillian, recall the influence they had on 60 years of Hollywood's biggest hits.
Through exclusive footage and interviews with friends and family, this documentary traces the complicated life of legendary animator Walt Disney.
A medical miracle is chronicled in this documentary about a woman who shocks experts when she awakens from a 20-year coma with the power of speech.
Six conflict photographers reflect on their experiences capturing the atrocities of war and other manifestations of violence on film.
This documentary traces the life of "Tales of the City" author Armistead Maupin, from his conservative roots to his rise as an LGBTQ champion.
Today, legendary bodybuilder Ronnie Coleman's body bears the scars of becoming the best in the world. Here, he shares what it took to reach his goals.
In 1992, Sandi Tan and her friends shot a quirky film on the streets of Singapore. Then the footage disappeared, sending her on a hunt for answers.
This documentary profiles the celebrated Hindi film director known as much for his embrace of leftist politics and social concerns as lyrical cinema.
With interviews and footage from his television appearances, this documentary chronicles the life and career of outspoken writer Gore Vidal.
Harry Dean Stanton narrates this documentary that follows two modern-day cowboys as they welcome new calves at Montana's Fishtail Basin Ranch.
This documentary profiles music and culture icon Quincy Jones, offering unprecedented access to his private life and stories from his unparalleled career.
Never-before-seen footage shines new light on Jane Goodall’s unlikely beginnings, groundbreaking research and enduring legacy as a primatologist.
Matthew Stoneman, a white man from New England, discovers a talent for mariachi music while in prison and heads to Cuba to pursue his dreams.
Paralyzed from the neck down after a motocross accident, Aaron Baker defies all odds to get back on his feet again and embrace new challenges.
A retrospective look at the life and career of Grammy-award winning Spanish musician Alejandro Sanz.
Born without legs and stuck in foster care for years, teen Zion Clark finds his calling when he pursues competitive wrestling. A documentary short.
Part live-action and part animation, this visually inventive series offers striking portrayals of some of the unsung heroes of World War II.
Known simply as "Lucha," field hockey player Luciana Aymar shares her tumultuous and triumphant journey to become the best in the world.
Photographer Chris Hondros put his life on the line to cover world conflicts. His best friend explores the stories behind his most impactful images.
This documentary pays tribute to Yuen Tai-yung, the artist behind the iconic, hand-painted posters created during the golden age of Hong Kong cinema.