15 Great Documentaries You Can Watch on Netflix

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Need some new, interesting movies to fill up your Netflix queue? Folks from the Buzzfeed community shared what they believe are the best documentaries you can watch now on Netflix.

Check out the trailers for 15 fascinating films you need to check out ASAP.

1. Evil Genius (2018)

A true crime documentary about the most bizarre bank robbery you’ve ever heard. A twisted mystery that will make you think.

2. Perfect Bid: The Contestant Who Knew Too Much (2017)

You’ll never look at The Price is Right the same way after you watch this documentary about a contestant who was a little…shall we say, obsessed with the show.

3. Haunters: The Art of the Scare (2017)

If you’re a big fan of haunted houses (here! here!), you need to take this deep dive that explores how they’re put together and the people who work at them.

4. The Fear of 13 (2015)

Nick Yarris spent 22 years on Death Row for a crime he did not commit. He bravely tells the harrowing story of his life.

5. Paris is Burning (1990)

A behind-the-scenes look at the drag queen scene of New York in the 1980s.

6. Sour Grapes (2016)

Rudy Kurniawan bilked big spenders out of millions of dollars on wine that they thought was some of the best in the world…it wasn’t.

7. Blackfish (2013)

A documentary about keeping animals in captivity that focuses on a tragedy at SeaWorld.

8. Glow: The Story of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (2012)

G.L.O.W. (Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling) featured women wrestlers on TV during the 1980s. This film shows viewers how the wrestling league actually functioned.

9. 13th (2016)

A shocking film about the mass incarceration of Americans.

10. Street Food (2019)

Explore Asia’s seemingly never-ending street food scene with this documentary film.

11. The Keepers (2017)

The unsolved mystery of a murdered nun in Maryland is the subject of this disturbing documentary

12. The Seven Five (2014)

A sobering story of corruption in the New York City Police Department during the 1980s.

13. Team Foxcatcher (2016)

An incredibly strange true crime documentary about a millionaire from a prominent family who became obsessed with and ultimately murdered a wrestler.

14. Hot Girls Wanted (2015)

An eye-opening film about young women trying to break into the amate*r porn industry.

15. Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011)

Jiro Dreams of Sushi explores the world of the man who is known as the greatest sushi chef in the world, Jiro Ono.

You better add these to your list!