NETFLIX Genre: Rockumentaries



Netflix box art for 20 Feet from Stardom 20 Feet from Stardom
2013 / 90
Hd

Winner of the 2014 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, this film takes a look at the world of backup vocalists and the legends they support. Glamour, fame, fortune. So close they can taste it. Not theirs ... it belongs to the legends who depend on their voices.

Play-in-netflix
Netflix box art for Anvil! The Story of Anvil Anvil! The Story of Anvil
2008 / 77
Hd

This documentary follows the pioneering heavy metal act Anvil as they cope with obsoleteness, recover from a disastrous tour and record a new album. A band of rock 'n' roll survivors isn't about to let their dreams disappear along with their youth.

Play-in-netflix
Netflix box art for Beware of Mr. Baker Beware of Mr. Baker
2012 / 92
Hd

Legendary and indestructible rock drummer Ginger Baker is the focus of this documentary, which recaps his turbulent history and many influences. A rock legend opens up. Because anyone who lives in a fortified South African compound ... has some stories.

Play-in-netflix
Netflix box art for Biggie & Tupac Biggie & Tupac
2002 / 107

British documentarian Nick Broomfield investigates the murders of rappers Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls, digging up some surprises in the process. Two rappers vying for supremacy meet violent deaths. Was their rivalry fatal or were outside forces at work?

Play-in-netflix
Netflix box art for Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me
2012 / 111
Hd

This documentary explores the history of Memphis rock band Big Star, which experienced commercial failure but influenced major artists such as REM.

Play-in-netflix
Netflix box art for Charles Bradley: Soul of America Charles Bradley: Soul of America
2012 / 4.0 / 74
Cc Hd

Chart the incredible late-in-life rise of 62-year-old soul singer Charles Bradley, whose 2011 debut album rocketed to Rolling Stone magazine's top 50. He survived poverty, heartbreak and homelessness. But can this sixtysomething soul singer conquer the music world?

Play-in-netflix
Netflix box art for Reincarnated Reincarnated
2012 / 3.9 / 95
Cc Hd

Vice magazine's Andy Capper follows rapper Snoop Dogg on a pilgrimage to Jamaica, where he rechristens himself Snoop Lion, a reggae artist. There's more to rapper Snoop Dogg than just rhyme and ganja. In (many) puffs of Rastafarian smoke, the new Snoop Lion is born.

Play-in-netflix
Netflix box art for Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage
2010 / 106
Hd

Celebrate the remarkable 40-year career of influential Canadian rockers Rush with this documentary, which details the band's formation and evolution.

Play-in-netflix
Netflix box art for Searching for Sugar Man Searching for Sugar Man
2012 / 86
Hd

Decades after Detroit singer-songwriter Rodriguez disappeared following the commercial failure of his albums, two fans try to track down their idol. Two obsessed fans of an obscure musician seek out their reclusive hero. But does he want to be found?

Play-in-netflix
Netflix box art for The Secret Disco Revolution Secret Disco Revolution, The
2012 / 3.2 / 84
Cc Hd

Featuring interviews with genre greats, this toe-tapping documentary posits that disco wasn't just a cultural phenomenon but an anthem for change. The music spurred on a lot more than bell-bottom pants and platform shoes. It was the sound of a generation.

Play-in-netflix