Here are some of the most popular and trending netflix documentaries that will have you instantly hooked. These anticipating documentaries are an absolute must to add to your netflix list.
Chasing Coral is a Netflix documentary about a team of international divers, scientists and photographers who film the bleaching of coral reefs all around the world to raise awareness. The team captures a breathtaking and shocking time-lapse of the bleaching process of the corals to show the world how quickly our beautiful reefs are dying.
Tales by Light
Tales by Light is a Miniseries following Australian photographers around the world capturing breathtaking photos and pushing boundaries. The show, however, is not purely about photography, as you learn to admire our planet’s beauty, different cultures and see animals from up close.
Evil Genius: The True Story of America’s Most Diabolical Bank Heist
After Making a Murderer, Evil Genius is the next mystery crime hit available on Netflix to add to your netflix list. The documentary is trying to solve the murder of Brian Wells and its connection to the so-called mastermind behind the ‘Pizza bomber’ case, Marjorie Diehl-Armstrong.
Trump – An American Dream
This four- part British documentary follows Donald Trump’s unique journey from real estate mogul to becoming the 45th President of the United States. The miniseries contains little anecdotes by his friends, enemies and even his mother and explains the reason why Trump has always been successful, whether you like it or not.
Into the Inferno
The documentary directed by Werner Herzog explores active volcanoes all around the world and their dangers to the people that live around them. Herzog studies the scientific and magical side of volcanoes saying: “There is no single one that is not connected to a belief system.”
Iraq war veteran Bobby Lane suffers from nightmares, depression and seizures and thought his only way out was suicide, but then he met Van Curaza, founder of Operation Surf, a charity dedicated to helping war veterans by teaching them to surf.
Just like Chasing Coral, Chasing Ice is about the the constant melting of our glaciers you should add to your netflix list. Photographer James Balog sets up a couple of high-definition cameras in the Arctic to capture the fast process of melting glaciers and raise awareness about global warming and climate change.
Kiwi journalist David Farrier travels around the world going to ‘dark tourist’ attractions. Those attractions are places that are associated with death and tragedy and will force dark tourists out of their comfort zone.
Hot Girls Wanted
The film follows the journey of a young girl, called Theresa, who gets sucked into a career in amateur pornography. The crew follow her journey from the start to the end of her career and also get a little insight of her private life.
If you eat food, Rotten should definitely be in your list. The show produced by Netflix focuses on the supply and demand problems of the food industry and ‘uncovers’ a couple of criminal cases. Each episode deals with a different type of product and includes interviews with manufacturers, distributors and everyone else involved in the process.