We’ve all had the experience of scrolling through Netflix’s extensive catalogue of shows and come up empty-handed. It’s a bit disappointing, especially when you’ve already planned a relaxing weekend of binge-watching. But that only happens if you forget to check out Netflix’s documentary lineup. Truth is, the streaming giant offers a wide selection of binge-worthy documentaries on everything from cuisine and travel, to wildlife and crime.
With that in mind, keep an eye out for these upcoming Netflix documentaries that are sure dazzle you. We’re counting the days to their premiere, and you certainly won’t want to miss them either:
Netflix will present a highly-awaited documentary on MH370 on the ninth anniversary of its shocking disappearance. The documentary traces the movement of the Boeing 777, carrying 239 people from Malaysia to Beijing, until it vanishes into thin air. As the jet goes missing, officials in Malaysia and the world scramble to investigate and locate one of our biggest modern mysteries.
Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal
If you like murder documentaries, you might be interested in The Murdaughs murders. The Murdaughs, one of South Carolina’s most distinguished families, were involved in a murder unlike any other, with the death of Mallory Beach in a drunken boating accident triggering the unravelling of their history. When Paul Murdaugh, the supposed boat driver, and his mother Maggie are discovered brutally killed, a century of corruption, power, and cover-ups in the Low Country are exposed.
Formula 1: Drive To Survive Season 5
The Formula 1 docuseries is back for its fifth season to showcase what it’s like to be behind the wheel of an F1 racing car. Throughout each competitive season of Formula 1 racing, drivers, management, and team owners experience life in the fast lane – both on and off the track. Feel the rush of watching these racers and management prepare for amazing races.
Tokyo Crime Squad: The Lucie Blackman Case
For another helping of true murder, follow the tale of Lucie Blackman, as Netflix explores the horrific case of the Australian in Japan. The documentary explores the events that involved police and judicial system errors following the kidnapping, sexual assault, and murder of Lucie Blackman. An investigation eventually leads to Joji Obara, but what comes afterwards is far more shocking, and nearly fails Blackman and hundreds of Obara’s victims.
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