If you’re looking for documentaries on Netflix to watch that pack a punch but don’t cross over into the murder-and-mayhem genre, we’ve got you covered. Some of the films on this list are about crime, but some are about love — others are about friendship.
One is about a music icon. There’s something on this list for everyone, except those who are interested in grizzly serial killer stories. If that’s more your speed, head on over to our list of 9 captivating Netflix true-crime documentaries you might have missed.
But if you just want thought provoking and mildly disturbing instead of full on slasher vibes, here’s our list of nine eye-opening documentaries on Netflix that aren’t about murder.