Documentaries give audiences a glimpse of the world around us as we’ve never seen, They inspire, entertain and inform people. So if you wish to watch something interesting, watch these Netflix documentaries. You’ll be able to experience life from another perspective through the best documentaries of 2022. From The Mystery of Marylin Monroe: The Unheard Tapes to Trust No One: The Hunt for the Crypto King, here are staff-picked documentaries you can watch on Netflix right now.
The documentaries have been listed in no particular order.
This documentary explores the mystery surrounding the death of movie icon Marilyn Monroe through previously unheard interviews with her inner circle.
Vanessa Guillen was 20 years old when she was found murdered at a US Army base. Rather than submit to silence, her family fought for justice and change.
Interviews with friends, family and Sally McNeil herself chart a bodybuilding couple’s rocky marriage — and its shocking end in a Valentine’s Day murder.
This is a shocking, harrowing story about one of the most notorious serial killers in the United States. The eight-part drama series looks at the story from Jeffrey Dahmer’s and the victims point of view and shows how he was almost caught at least 10 times but somehow always managed to get away with his crimes.
In the early 2000s, teenage burglars Alexis Neiers, Rachel Lee, and Nick Prugo shook Hollywood by robbing celebrities like Paris Hilton. Their crimes were so outrageous the story made it all the way to the silver screen in a movie of the same name, The Bling Ring, starring Emma Watson. Now, a new Netflix documentary featuring commentary from Prugo (now Norgo) and Neiers (now Haines) is streaming on Netflix.
The three-episode docuseries takes a closer look at the effect the burglaries had on the celebrities and the criminals themselves. Plus, audiences hear from Neiers’ mom and sister as they give their accounts of how Neiers became wrapped up in the scandal.
This documentary brings to light how Lori Vallow, a devoted member of the Church of Latter Day Saints went from a mother of three to someone with a trail of suspicious deaths, conspiracy theories and doomsday ideologies.
Netflix has been on top of its game with documentaries lately and The Most Hated Man on the Internet is the latest. It’s a three-part docu-series that follows the story of the woman who stood up to Hunter Moore, the self-proclaimed “professional life ruiner” and one of the most notorious purveyors of “revenge porn,” after photos of her daughter were posted online. Definitely, one to watch.
This may be one of the most disturbing documentaries. Keep Sweet surrounds the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, an offshoot of mainstream Mormonism, and it’s current leader Warren S. Jeffs.
The Girl in The Picture is deeply chilling. This twisty turn true crime documentary is about a woman who is found dying by the side of the road. This is no clear-cut story, it’s layered with a mystery that no one could have ever predicted, It needs to be seen to be believed.
This one and a half hour documentary focuses on a woman who takes an at home DNA test and finds out that she has multiple half-siblings. The story unravels with a scheming fertility doctor at the end of it all. This documentary will leave you in disbelief.
In Trust No One, the sudden death of a Canadian crypto founder leaves $215 million of his customer’s cash lost and unreturned, which made the cryptocurrency exchange crash in a spectacular fashion. The story gets even more complicated when conspiracy theorists and Internet sleuths begin to believe that he faked his own death and ran away with the money.