25 Best Documentary Movies on Netflix Streaming in July

25. Secrets of Mary Magdalene (2006)

Secrets of Mary Magdalene (2006)

Watch on Netflix (48 min)
Genre: Documentary NFB Rating: 0.960 IMDB Rating: 6.40 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 0.00Actors: Marisa Berenson, Spartok Genev, Tsvetomiva Stefanova Director: Rob Fruchtman

Plot: Secrets of Mary Magdalene strips away the veils of history to reveal the flesh and blood woman who served as Jesus' foremost apostle and possibly the love of his life. Based on the nonfiction book "Secrets of Mary Magdalene" by bestselling authors Dan Burstein and Arne De Keijzer, this documentary special uncovers the latest information on one of the world's most controversial religious figures.

24. Furious Love (2010)

Furious Love (2010)

Watch on Netflix (94 min)
Genre: Documentary NFB Rating: 1.260 IMDB Rating: 8.40 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 0.00Actors: Darren Wilson, Jeff Jansen, J.P. Moreland, Greg Boyd Director: Darren Wilson

Plot: In this follow up to the breakout hit, Finger of God, join filmmaker Darren Wilson as he travels the world to some of the darkest spiritual climates on the planet. His one goal: to put God's love to the test. Demon tents, New Age and Witchcraft festivals, the persecuted church, heroin addicts, the sex trade...they are no match for the raw power of God's unconditional love. This powerful, haunting film will open your eyes to the war raging around us all, and will challenge everything you know about the strength and majesty of a God who furiously fights for us with the greatest weapon in the world...Love.

23. Father of Lights (2012)

Father of Lights (2012)

Watch on Netflix (98 min)
Genre: Documentary NFB Rating: 1.260 IMDB Rating: 8.40 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 0.00Actors: Darren Wilson, Robby Dawkins, Todd White, Deena Vant Hul Director: Darren Wilson

Plot: Through filming incredible spiritual encounters around the world, Darren Wilson cuts through religious misconceptions in an effort to find the true nature and character of God.

22. The Secret (2006)

The Secret (2006)

Watch on Netflix (91 min)
Genre: Documentary NFB Rating: 1.359 IMDB Rating: 5.70 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 0.00Actors: Bob Proctor, Joe Vitale, John Assaraf, Loral Langemeier Director: Drew Heriot

Plot: Interviews with leading authors, philosophers, scientists, with an in-depth discussion of the Law of Attraction. The audience is shown how they can learn and use 'The Secret' in their everyday lives.

21. The Sheik (2014)

The Sheik (2014)

Watch on Netflix (95 min)
Genre: Documentary NFB Rating: 2.080 IMDB Rating: 7.20 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 0.00Actors: Jack Black, Jim Duggan, Mick Foley, Todd W. Fulkerson Director: Igal Hecht

Plot: The Sheik is a pop culture documentary that chronicles Khosrow Vaziri's electrifying career. From his upbringing in Iran, to his journey in America, to his unprecedented experiences as America's most hated villain.

20. Addicted to Sexting (2015)

Addicted to Sexting (2015)

Watch on Netflix (79 min)
Genre: Documentary NFB Rating: 2.175 IMDB Rating: 3.60 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 0.00Actors: N/A Director: Joseph Tosconi

Plot: "ADDICTED TO SEXTING", a compelling (and sometimes humorous) look at the rise and proliferation of this social phenomenon from several varying perspectives and how the lives of those ...

19. The Truth Behind: The Bermuda Triangle (2009)

The Truth Behind: The Bermuda Triangle (2009)

Watch on Netflix (45 min)
Genre: Documentary NFB Rating: 2.686 IMDB Rating: 6.80 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 0.00Actors: Bruce Gernon, Alan Judd, Greg Little, Lora Little Director: Steve Baker

Plot: Over many years, hundreds of ships and planes have disappeared in the area known as "The Bermuda Triangle". This documentary hears various theories as to why".

18. Finger of God (2007)

Finger of God (2007)

Watch on Netflix (102 min)
Genre: Documentary NFB Rating: 2.948 IMDB Rating: 7.40 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 0.00Actors: Darren Wilson, Pat Windel, Bob Windel, Carol Arnott Director: Darren Wilson

Plot: Prepare to go on a dizzying journey around the world - from the streets of Northern California to the mud huts of Africa; from the underground church in China to the Gypsies in Eastern Europe - you will be challenged and encouraged by the extraordinary things God is doing in our world today. Born out of filmmaker Darren Wilson's personal journey of two years and hundreds of hours of footage, Finger of God will show you a world you never knew existed. A world of hope and courage. A world where God's fingerprints are found in the unlikeliest of places.

17. Meet the Mormons (2014)

Meet the Mormons (2014)

Watch on Netflix (77 min)
Genre: Documentary NFB Rating: 3.257 IMDB Rating: 7.10 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 4.80Actors: Jermaine Sullivan, Ken Niumatalolo, Carolina Muñoz Marin, Bishnu Adhikari Director: Blair Treu

Plot: Meet the Mormons examines the very diverse lives of six devout members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Filmed on location and across the globe, Meet the Mormons takes viewers on a journey into the day-to-day realities of individuals living in the U.S., Costa Rica, Nepal and beyond. From their individual passions to their daily struggles, each story paints a picture as rich and unique as the next while challenging the stereotypes that surround the Mormon faith.

16. Dawg Fight (2015)

Dawg Fight (2015)

Watch on Netflix (109 min)
Genre: Documentary NFB Rating: 3.314 IMDB Rating: 6.40 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 0.00Actors: Dhafir Harris Director: Billy Corben, Dhafir Harris

Plot: West Perrine, Florida is a suburban ghetto in Southwest Miami-Dade County. Over 73% of its residents are African-American and more than a third of them are unemployed. Violent crimes occur on a daily basis in this neighborhood of less than two square miles, where much of its adult male population winds up dead or in prison before their 30th birthday. But there is hope in the hood... Dhafir "Dada 5000" Harris (6'3", 270lbs., bench presses 670lbs) grew up blocks away from Perrine's MMA sensation, Kimbo Slice, and spent a year traveling the world as Kimbo's bodyguard. When Kimbo's manager buried video of Dada's spectacular backyard fight debut, for fear of Dada overshadowing his rising superstar, Dada leaves Kimbo's crew and makes a life-changing decision: Dada builds a ring in his momma's backyard and transforms himself into the Don King of illegal backyard fights in Perrine. No doctors, no ambulance. Just two men in a 12'x12' ring battling in a savage bare-knuckle fight to the finish. Dada's gladiators give everything in the the backyard to feed their families and to try to fight their way out of hood. Meanwhile Dada returns to the ring, is discovered by professional scouts and gets his shot at turning pro in the octagon at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.


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