Do you find documentaries boring? Was the last time you watched a documentary in your class room? Well, let me bring to you some amazingly engaging and intriguing documentaries that you’ll be recommending to everyone!
1. Evil Genius
Remember the movie “SAW”, of course you do! No one with a healthy memory can forget the excruciating puzzles set by the Jigsaw! Evil Genius is something of this sort, back in 2003 Brian Wells, a pizza delivery guy was forced to rob a bank in Pennsylvania, how?
A group of criminals set up a collar bomb on Brian, just like the movie Brian has to find some certain keys hidden at specific places and eventually enter and rob the bank. Unluckily the bomb ticks off, blowing Brian into pieces like mincemeat… check out the documentary to find out the events that get him involved in this this deadly crime scene.
2. Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011)
Making Sushi is an art and a science and the 85-year-old Jiro Ono is nailing it at his Tokyo’s Sukiyabashi Jiro. His 10-seat restaurant that has achieved three Michelin stars and global fame. The documentary shows Ono’s continuous practice to perfection and leaving a legacy behind.
3. Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes
If you’ve seen Zac Efron’s “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile”, the movie portrays the story of the real life serial killer Ted Bundy. The documentary is called Ted Bundy Tapes because they are in fact an inspiration from the meeting of filmmaker Joe Berlinger with journalist Stephen Michaud about his conversations with Bundy while he was in prison.
Bundy had a charming personality, one which would actually attract people towards him, girls to be specific. No one would believe that such a soft spoken gentleman kind of a guy has such ghosts in the closet.
4. End of Sentence
Period is a short yet 2018 award winning film, focusing on the issue and awareness of menstruation in India. A group of women develop ways of making low cost sanitary pads, in a country where even toilets are unheard of.
To win a cycling competition, director Bryan Fogel experiments with doping. His experiment opens up a bigger scandal as he digs down and explores the world of doping in athletics — what he finds out is that the Russians cheated the Olympics under Putin’s government. The documentary has also won an Oscar.
With breathtakingly beautiful HD shots, Samsara is one documentary that literally has no script. The videography is enough to give you goosebumps and raise every single hair on your body! The documentary is sure to take you into a spiritual state as it shows both the sides of the world and what humans have done to it. The good and the bad.
1. The Imposter (2012)
2. The Great Happiness Space (2006)
3. Best Worst Movie (2009)
4. Life in a Day (2011)
5. Confessions of a Superhero (2007)
6. Sick: The Life and Death of Bob Flanagan, Supermasochist (1997)
7. I Think We’re Alone Now (2008)
8. Kumare (2011)
9. The Queen of Versailles (2012)
10. The Ambassador (2011)
11. The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann
12. Homecoming: A Film By Beyoncé
13. Abducted in Plain Sight
14. The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson
15. Fyre: The Greatest Party that Never Happened
16. Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond
17. Holy Hell
19. Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World
20. Wild Wild Country
21. The Pixar Story
22. De Palma
23. Oklahoma City
25. They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead
26. Get Me Roger Stone
27. Amanda Knox
29. Strong Island
30. Knock Down the House
31. Casting JonBenet
32. What Happened, Miss Simone?
33. Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened
34. The Black Godfather
Now you know documentaries don’t necessarily have to be boring stuff played in class rooms! They can be highly engaging and educating too! If you are unable to find any of the above mentioned title on your local Netflix library, use a VPN and access any regions Netflix library.