Are you trying to Netflix and chill but can’t find anything good to watch?
Do you find yourself shuffling through flicks you’ve already seen? Are you boring your friends with lame ass selections? Are you dumb smacked?
Well bore no more. We’ve got the documentaries that’ll put you on the edge of your seat. You no longer have to reach in the dark hoping to grasp something poppin’.
The only thing you’ll need to grab is some roll up and piff.
Here’s your one stop shop for some of the best documentaries on Netflix.
Take a step into the world of graffiti. Saving Banksy follows Brian Greif as he struggles to save one of Banksy’s most popular pieces – The Socialist Rat. Watch him as he struggles to safely extract the street art from the side of a building, haggle with bidders who offer hundreds of thousands of dollars for him to sell out, and find a place for the artwork to call home.
Directed by Colin Day, Saving Banksy sheds light on the people who respect Banksy’s vandal-like style, those who want to take monetary advantage of his anonymity, and those looking to eradicate his art off of the streets completely.
Saving Banksy features some of the world’s top street artists and takes us to Miami’s Art Basel where Banksy’s pieces are taken out of context and put on display without his permission.
Fuck you Stephan Keszler.
Clarissa Shields is a 17-year-old boxer from Flint, MI who has had it hard her entire life. She now has the opportunity to get to the Olympics and get the gold and change her and family’s life completely.
Watch as Shields trains her ass off to become the first woman in history to win a gold medal in Olympic boxing (2012 was the first Olympics with women’s boxing).
Directed by Drea Cooper and Zackary Canepari, T-Rex is an American sports nonpareil.
Bodyguards: The Secret Lives from the Watchtower
Directed by Jaren Hayman, this doc takes you into the secret lives of celebrity bodyguards working in private security profiles.
Get an inside look of those who have protected rapper 50 Cent, mega pop star Justin Beiber, Bostonian gangster/snitch Whitey Bulger, and South African apartheid activist turned prime minister Nelson Mandela.
This shit is straight fire. Peep top secret military tactics, the cost of being someone’s human shield, and the sacrifices made by those who serve and protect the famous and powerful.
CT Fletcher: My Magnificent Obsession
CT Fletcher is basically black Lazarus. Watch as Vlad Yudin captures the magnificent story of a bodybuilder who looked death right in the eyes and said, fuck you.
This flick will definitely give you the motivation to keep going no matter what the cost.
Fletcher is a man who was told he would never lift again after having hypertension issues from a fast food diet and a mechanical heart placed into his chest.
He is now over 50 and brolic AF.
Counter Punch is a Netflix original documentary directed by golden glove boxer Jay Bulger. Bulger takes you into the lives of three boxers at different stages in their careers.
Watch as Peter Quillin, Cam F. Awesome, and Lil B-Hop contest to make it to the top of their division.
The doc gives insight to the declining popularity of boxing and discusses the waging between money and glory. CounterPunch features wisdom from legendary boxers Oscar De La Hoya, Sugar Ray Leonard, and Bernard Hopkins.
What would you choose the money or the honor?
Hip-Hop Evolution is a four-part Canadian music documentary series.
Directed by Darby Wheeler, Sam Dunn, and Scot McFadyen, Hip-Hop Evolution delves into a rich history of the urban music genre.
The series gives rap fans insight on what is it was like coming up during the birth of hip-hop. Hear epic tales from legends like Russell Simmons, DJ Kool Herc, and Grandmaster Flash.
Get Me Roger Stone
Step into the life of a real fuck boy.
Get Me Roger Stone, written and directed by Dylan Bank, Daniel DiMauro, and Morgan Pehme, gives us a look into the dark and demented mind of a man described as someone “who has no soul.”
Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru
Watch as Tony Robbins touches the soul of patrons from every corner of the globe at his six-day seminar “Date With Destiny.”
Cameramen go behind the scenes as Robbins prepares to preach to over 2,500 people in Boca Raton, Florida and get some insight on Robbins mission – looking for what’s real finding it, and taking that bait all the way to the soul.
Not going to front, I got teary eyed when watching a couple of scenes.
Are you a sole collector?
“A sneakerhead to me, is when your wife comes home with groceries and she can’t find room on the floor in the kitchen to put the groceries down because it’s full of shoes and boxes, that’s when you know you have a problem, and that problem is being a sneaker head.”
Sneakerheadz, will make your head spin as it goes into the closets of sneaker collectors all across the globe.
Viewers get an inside look into the heads of DC sneaker designer and pro skater Rob Dyrdek, rapper Wale, MLB pitcher Jeremy Guthrie, designer of the Pigeon Dunk Jeff Staple, and much more.
Sneakerheadz takes kick fanatics to the corners of the earth. Peep the illest stores in Tokyo, Boston, Los Angeles, and London. Also, see what it was like for collectors before the internet.
The Hurt Business
From Vlad Yudin, the producer of Fahrenheit 9/11, The Hurt Business is another fighting doc that hits hard. Get a behind the scenes look to see the history of the brutal sport.
Watch as The Hurt Business covers the rich history of the sport from its beginning stages in the Colosseum to making its debut at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
This flick features legendary MMA fighters like Ronda Rousey, Jon Jones, and Georges St-Pierre. It also features up-and-coming fighters who are struggling to make it to the top balancing a life in and outside of the ring.
Retired fighters also shed light on their perspective of the sport and the damaging effects it has had on their mental health.
13th, directed by Ava DuVernay, takes an in-depth look at the 13th Amendment to the Constitution,
“Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States.”
Are prisoners the new slaves?
Watch as scholars, activist, and politicians deconstruct the prison system and dig up the truth behind what the prison industry really is.