What are the best Netflix documentary series?

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    #1Making a Murderer

    Making a Murderer

    Making a Murderer is a documentary that explores the story of Steven Avery, who served 18 years in prison due to a wrongful accusation. This series is written and directed by Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos.

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    Tang Jiang
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "Making a Murderer is one of the best documentary series I have watched. The story of Steven Avery is absolutely riveting. There were times while watching I would get so frustrated or angry. My wife said it reminded her of other guys watching a sports game. If you have a Netflix subscription and enjoy, not just documentaries, but crime stories at all then you need to give this a watch."
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    #2The Keepers

    The Keepers

    The Keepers is a Netflix original documentary web series directed by Ryan White released in 2017. It consists of seven-webisodes exploring the disappearance and death of Sister Cathy Cesnik in 1969.

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    Jean Porter
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "Nuns and religion always draw me in for some reason. This documentary is quite interesting, well done and contains a few surprises. I think its worth watching, I found it to be well done. I like Netflix documentaries, I watch them in between TV series for something new."
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    #3Last Chance U

    Last Chance U

    Last Chance U is a Netflix original docuseries directed by Greg Whiteley and Adam Ridley. It focuses on the football program at East Mississippi college, where players try their best to be recruited to Division 1 teams.

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    #4Chef's Table

    Chef's Table

    Chef's Table is an Emmy-nominated Netflix original docuseries created by David Gelb. Each season of the show focuses on 6 world-renowned chefs, with each episode focusing on one chef in his or her restaurant.

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    Robert Palmer
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "i love cooking,so it could be a very interesting to watch"
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    #5Five Came Back

    Five Came Back
    Five Came Back is a documentary directed by Laurent Bouzereau. It was released in 2017 and starred Steven Spielberg, Meryl Streep, and others. It has five stories about Hollywood directors who enlisted to fight in World War II.
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    Bobby Ortiz
    Written on May 23, 2018
    "Compelling documentary about film makers who helped document WW2. Great stuff!"
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    #6Dirty Money

    Dirty Money

    Dirty Money is a Netflix docuseries created by Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney. First released in 2018, each episode of the series focuses on a story of corporate greed and corruption.

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    Brenda Moore
    Written on May 25, 2018
    "This is a perfectly acceptable answer to the question however, it seems more like a matter of opinion. But, once I clicked the link Netflix had other suggestions that I might enjoy so I like this solution."
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    #7Abstract: The Art of Design

    Abstract: The Art of Design

    Abstract: The Art of Design is a Netflix original docuseries created by Scott Dadich. First released in 2017, each episode focuses on a single artist in his or her field of art and design such as architecture, photography, and graphic design.

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    Omar de la Torre
    Written on May 24, 2018
    "The Session is the latest camera from GoPro. It is a great little camera with a good resolution overall. It's not the same level of detail as seen with the Hero Silver, however for people like me who find themselves in the woods for days at a time, it's awesome to be able to have a lightweight and compact form factor to pack in. Function -The Hero Session features a one-click operation. Click the main button once, video recording starts at the specified default resolution. You can set this with the camera itself via the buttons or in the remote control app on your phone/pad. If you hold the main button for 3 seconds, it will start a time lapse. Easy peasy."
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    #8The Toys That Made Us

    The Toys That Made Us

    The Toys That Made Us is a Netflix original docuseries created by Brian Volk-Weiss and directed by Tom Sten, first released in 2017. Each episode of the series focuses on a historic toy franchise, such as Barbie and G.I. Joe.

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    Dylan Lane
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "We all would walk through toy aisles as kids, gazing at the marvelous items. And now we just sit around on Netflix. The Toys That Made Us provides a great mix between the two. It's exciting and really interesting, a great watch!"

Summary

Best What are the best Netflix documentary series
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Making a MurdererTV Shows 19 Paid
2The KeepersTV Shows 15 Paid
3Last Chance UTV Shows 12 Paid
4Chef's TableTV Shows 11 Paid
5Five Came BackMovies 8 Paid
6Dirty MoneyTV Shows 6 Paid
7Abstract: The Art of DesignTV Shows 4 Paid
8The Toys That Made UsTV Shows 1 Paid
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