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Planet Earth (Series, 2006)

Netflix (Season: 1)

Planet Earth

Emmy Award winning, 11-episodes, 5-years in the making, the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC, and the first to be filmed in high definition.

IMDb: 9.4 (126,360 votes)

Genre: Documentary

Starring: David Attenborough, Sigourney Weaver

Directed by: N/A

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (Series, 2014)

Netflix (Season: 1)

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

A documentary series that explores how we discovered the laws of nature and found our coordinates in space and time.

IMDb: 9.3 (79,206 votes)

Genre: Documentary

Starring: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Carl Sagan

Directed by: Brannon Braga, Ann Druyan

Life (Series, 2009)

Netflix (Season: 1)


David Attenborough's legendary BBC crew explains and shows wildlife all over planet earth in 10 episodes. The first is an overview the challenges facing life, the others are dedicated to ...

IMDb: 9.1 (29,185 votes)

Genre: Documentary

Starring: David Attenborough, Oprah Winfrey

Directed by: N/A

Making a Murderer (Series, 2015–)

Netflix (Season: 1)

Making a Murderer

Filmed over a 10-year period, Making a Murderer is an unprecedented real-life thriller about Steven Avery, a DNA exoneree who, while in the midst of exposing corruption in local law ...

IMDb: 8.7 (58,525 votes)

Genre: Documentary

Starring: Steven Avery

Directed by: Moira Demos, Laura Ricciardi

MythBusters (Series, 2003–)

Netflix (Season: 4–5)


A weekly documentary in which two Hollywood special effects experts attempt to debunk urban legends by directly testing them.

IMDb: 8.3 (47,613 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Mystery

Starring: Jamie Hyneman, Adam Savage, Robert Lee, Kari Byron

Directed by: N/A