Streaming giant Netflix has announced its most popular documentary releases of 2019. Netflix revealed that the list is compiled using the number of accounts “watching at least two minutes of a documentary during its first 28 days on Netflix in 2019”. Check the list of most popular 2019 Netflix documentary releases.
Top 10 Most Popular Documentary Releases of 2019 on Netflix
1. Conversations With a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes: Limited Series
Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes is an American documentary that premiered on Netflix on January 24, 2019, the 30th anniversary of Bundy’s execution. Created and directed by Joe Berlinger, the four 60-minute episodes were sourced from over 100 hours of interviews and archival footage of serial killer Ted Bundy, as well as interviews with his family, friends, surviving victims, and the law enforcement members who worked on his case.
2. Our Planet
Our Planet is a British nature documentary series made for Netflix. The series is narrated by David Attenborough and produced by Silverback Films, led by Alastair Fothergill and Keith Scholey.
3. FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened
Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened is a 2019 American documentary film about Billy McFarland and the failed Fyre Festival of 2017. It was directed by Chris Smith, and was released on Netflix on January 18, 2019.
4. HOMECOMING: A film by Beyoncé
Homecoming is a 2019 American concert film about American singer Beyoncé and her performance at the 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, written, directed and executive produced by Beyoncé herself. It premiered on Netflix on April 17, 2019
5. Don’t F–k With Cats: Hunting an Internet Killer: Limited Series
Don’t F**k With Cats: Hunting An Internet Killer is a 2019 American true crime documentary series about the manhunt for Canadian murderer Luka Magnotta. It is directed by Mark Lewis and was released on Netflix on December 18, 2019.
6. Abducted in Plain Sight
In 1974, 12-year-old Jan Broberg is abducted from a small church-going community in Idaho by a trusted neighbour and close family friend.
7. The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann
Madeleine Beth McCann disappeared on the evening of 3 May 2007 from her bed in a holiday apartment at a resort in Praia da Luz, in the Algarve region of Portugal. Her whereabouts remain unknown. The Daily Telegraph described the disappearance as “the most heavily reported missing-person case in modern history”.
8. The Family: Limited Series
The Family is an American documentary web television miniseries that premiered on Netflix on August 9, 2019. The series examines a conservative Christian group—known as the Family or the Fellowship—its history, and investigates its influence on American politics
9. Street Food: Volume 1: Asia
Street Food is an American documentary that premiered on Netflix on April 26, 2019 starring Philip Hersh, Daniel Lee Gray and Chawadee Nualkhair, exploring some of the best street food in the world over nine episodes.
10. Kevin Hart: Don’t F–k This Up
Amid turmoil in his career and marriage, comedian and film star Kevin Hart opens up about his personal breakthroughs as he navigates crises..
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