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The Devil Next Door: Season 1

The Devil Next Door: Season 1

November 4, 2019
A Cleveland grandfather is accused of being a Nazi camp guard known as "Ivan the Terrible"
Metascore:
67
User Score:
tbd
I Love You, Now Die: The Commonwealth v. Michelle Carter

I Love You, Now Die: The Commonwealth v. Michelle Carter

July 9, 2019
The two-part documentary directed by Erin Lee Carr examines the 2017 case against Michelle Carter for involuntary manslaughter for the 2014 suicide death of her boyfriend Conrad Roy after hundreds of text messages appear to show she encouraged him to kill himself.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.2
Running with Beto

Running with Beto

May 28, 2019
Directed by David Modigliani, the documentary followed the US Senate campaign by former Texas House Representative Beto O'Rourke in 2018.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
tbd
Reconstruction: America After the Civil War

Reconstruction: America After the Civil War

April 9, 2019
The four-hour documentary about Reconstruction after the Civil War narrated by Henry Louis Gates Jr features interviews with historians, authors and politicians as well as archival images, documents and recreations of events.
Metascore:
91
User Score:
7.4
The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley

The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley

March 18, 2019
Alex Gibney's documentary about how Elizabeth Holmes and her company Theranos' claims of a compact blood testing machine went from a Silicon Valley start-up worth $9 billion in 2014 to being cited by the SEC for "massive fraud" in 2016.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
7.2
This Giant Beast That Is the Global Economy: Season 1

This Giant Beast That Is the Global Economy: Season 1

February 22, 2019
The documentary series about the global economy from Adam McKay is hosted by Kal Penn.
Metascore:
48
User Score:
tbd
Lorena

Lorena

February 15, 2019
The four-part documentary series executive produced by Jordan Peele about the Lorena and John Wayne Bobbitt case was directed by Joshua Rofé and includes discussion of issues such as the 24-hour news cycle, domestic violence and sexual assault.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
5.8
Conversations With a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes

Conversations With a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes

January 24, 2019
The four-part documentary series from Joe Berlinger features previously unheard audio of interviews with serial killer while on death row in Florida.
Metascore:
52
User Score:
6.3
The Clinton Affair

The Clinton Affair

November 18, 2018
The six-part documentary from Alex Gibney and Blair Foster takes a look at the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal with new interviews with Ken Starr and Monica Lewinsky.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
tbd
America to Me: Season 1

America to Me: Season 1

August 26, 2018
The 10-part documentary series from Steve James takes a year-long look at Chicago's Oak Park and River Forest High School as students and staff deal with a variety of issues, including race, at one of the most diverse suburban public high schools in the U.S.
Metascore:
96
User Score:
5.6
Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story

Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story

July 30, 2018
The six-part documentary series features home videos, family photos, and news footage about the life of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, who was killed in 2012 and the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
3.9
The Staircase [2018 Version]: Season 1

The Staircase [2018 Version]: Season 1

June 8, 2018
Jean-Xavier de Lestrade's 2005 Peabody Award-winning eight-part documentary about the Michael Peterson murder trial comes to Netflix with three new episodes (as well as the two episodes released in 2013 for a grand total of 13 episodes).
Metascore:
92
User Score:
7.6
John McCain: For Whom the Bell Tolls

John McCain: For Whom the Bell Tolls

May 28, 2018
The Peter Kunhardt documentary about Senator John McCain's life and career features interviews, archival newsreel, home movies and personal photos.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
5.6
The Fourth Estate

The Fourth Estate

May 27, 2018
The four-part documentary series directed by Liz Garbus features the editors and reporters at The New York Times as they cover President Trump's first year.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
3.8
Evil Genius

Evil Genius

May 11, 2018
The four-part true crime docuseries from the Duplass brothers looks into a 2003 bank robbery in Pennsylvania by a pizza delivery man with a bomb around his neck who claimed he was forced to commit the crime.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
7.6
Being Serena: Season 1

Being Serena: Season 1

May 2, 2018
The five-part docuseries follows tennis champion Serena Williams as she begins her journey into motherhood.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
4.8
Bobby Kennedy for President

Bobby Kennedy for President

April 27, 2018
The four-part miniseries directed by Dawn Porter features interviews as well as rare and never-before-seen footage, as it explores the career of the U.S. senator/U.S. Attorney General/presidential candidate.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
5.7
Elvis Presley: The Searcher

Elvis Presley: The Searcher

April 14, 2018
The two-part three-hour film directed by Thom Zimny takes a look at the pop legend's life up until the 1976 Jungle Room recording sessions with new interviews, never-before seen pictures and video.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.2
Andre the Giant: Season 1

Andre the Giant: Season 1

April 10, 2018
Jason Hehir's documentary about the life of the WWE star features interviews from Billy Crystal, Ric Flair, Hulk Hogan, Vince McMahon, Rob Reiner, and Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.2
The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling: Season 1

The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling: Season 1

March 26, 2018
The two-part documentary by Judd Apatow about the late comedian features interviews with over 40 friends and family, including James L. Brooks, Jim Carrey, Sacha Baron Cohen, David Coulier, Jon Favreau, Jay Leno, Kevin Nealon, Conan O’Brien, Bob Saget, Jerry Seinfeld and Sarah Silverman.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
6.9
One Strange Rock: Season 1

One Strange Rock: Season 1

March 26, 2018
The 10-part documentary series hosted by Will Smith from Darren Aronofsky and Nutopia features former astronauts talking about what makes Earth so unique to the universe.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
5.3
Flint Town: Season 1

Flint Town: Season 1

March 2, 2018
For over a year, Directors Drea Cooper and Zackary Canepari along with photojournalist Jessica Dimmock followed the police department as they dealt with crime and budget cuts as the city of Flint welcomed a new mayor and new police chief.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
5.8
Ugly Delicious: Season 1

Ugly Delicious: Season 1

February 23, 2018
The documentary series follows chef David Chang and food writer Peter Meehan as they talk about food and culture while visiting restaurants from around the world.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
6.1
The Trade: Season 1

The Trade: Season 1

February 2, 2018
The documentary series from Matthew Heineman focuses on all sides of the drug epidemic, from the drug cartel in Mexico, the police in Ohio and the two families impacted by addiction.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
6.7
Citizen Rose: Season 1

Citizen Rose: Season 1

January 30, 2018
The five-part documentary series follows Rose McGowan as she speaks out in the #MeToo movement and readies the release of her memoir.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
4.5
Dirty Money (2018): Season 1

Dirty Money (2018): Season 1

January 26, 2018
The documentary series from Alex Gibney focuses on cases of fraudulence and misconduct by businesses including Volkswagen, TRUMP Inc., HSBC, payday lenders, and the maple syrup industry.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
6.9
Planet Earth: Blue Planet II

Planet Earth: Blue Planet II

January 20, 2018
Airing simultaneously on AMC, BBC America, IFC, SundanceTV, and WE tv, the seven-part mini-series takes a look at life in the world's oceans with narration by David Attenborough.
Metascore:
97
User Score:
8.2
David Bowie: The Last Five Years

David Bowie: The Last Five Years

January 8, 2018
Francis Whately's documentary about David Bowie's final years includes archival clips, music videos, and interviews with friends and collaborators who worked on his final two albums, The Next Day (2013) and Blackstar (2016) as well as the Broadway musical, Lazarus.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.6
The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee

The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee

December 4, 2017
The life and career of the Washington Post editor Ben Bradley is examined with archival footage, interviews, home movies, and photos in this documentary directed by John Maggio.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
3.5
Baltimore Rising

Baltimore Rising

November 20, 2017
The documentary directed by Sonja Sohn follows both sides of the debate after the death of Freddie Gray in 2015 sparks protests in Baltimore.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
5.1
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