The Best Documentaries on Netflix Right Now

When the outside temperatures are hot, it’s the perfect excuse to Netflix and chill. By which we actually mean watch Netflix while chilling.

Still, when we’re spending all that time on the couch, we’d like to at least give our minds a decent workout. If, like us, you’d like to emerge from hibernation a little more educated than you started, choose from our list of the best documentaries on Netflix for your next binge-watching sesh. These docs are entertaining, but also edifying. For your convenience, we’ve broken them up into categories.

Craving something more culinary? Check out the best food documentaries and series on Netflix right now. We’ve also rounded up the best adventure films, crime docs, and action flicks. Our brother site, Digital Trends, has an overall guide on the best movies and shows.

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