Best Series/Documentaries to watch on Netflix | Military, War, History and more

As Netflix plans get price cut in India, You must be in a dilemma to choose which content to watch right now. Here are the best series or documentaries to watch on Netflix.

Best Series/Documentaries to watch on Netflix
How to Become a Tyrant
Wild Wild Country
Hot Girls Wanted
The Social Dilemma
Greatest Events of WWII in Colour
Unsolved Mysteries
Conspiracy

How to Become a Tyrant

How to Become a Tyrant
How to Become a Tyrant

Peter Dinklage narrates the Netflix docu-series How to Become a Tyrant. The narrator claims that everyone desires total power in order to change society to their liking, and then goes on to explain how much power can be achieved and maintained. Biographies of historical dictators Adolf Hitler, Saddam Hussein, Idi Amin, Joseph Stalin, Muammar Gaddafi, and the Kim family are examined in the docu-series.

Wild Wild Country

Wild Wild Country
Wild Wild Country

Wild Wild Country is a Netflix documentary series about the controversial Indian guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh (Osho), his one-time personal helper Ma Anand Sheela, and the Rajneeshpuram community in Wasco County, Oregon, and their community of followers. After screening at the Sundance Film Festival, it was published on Netflix on March 16, 2018. The series title is derived from the Bill Callahan song “Drover,” which appears significantly in the final episode, and it also mirrors Jane Stork’s (‘Ma Shanti B’) description of the ranch in episode 2: “it was just so wild, so rocky, yet wide – really wild land.” In January 2019, Priyanka Chopra announced that she will be starring as Ma Anand Sheela in an Amazon Studios feature film adaptation of Wild Wild Country. This is one of the best series or documentaries to watch on Netflix.

Hot Girls Wanted

Hot Girls Wanted
Hot Girls Wanted

Jill Bauer and Ronna Gradus directed Hot Girls Wanted, a 2015 American documentary film. The film explores the lives of many pornographic actresses aged 18 and 19. The film had its world premiere at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, and on May 29, 2015, it was distributed on Netflix.

Several young women aged 18 to 25 are questioned about their experiences as pornographers. Riley Reynolds, a 23-year-old pro-amateur porn agent, recruits several women to live in his North Miami Beach home, including Rachel Bernard, Tressa Silguero, and Karly Stouffer. Silguero, 19, has left the company.

The Social Dilemma

The Social Dilemma
The Social Dilemma

The Social Dilemma is a documentary film directed by Jeff Orlowski and written by Orlowski, Davis Coombe, and Vickie Curtis that will be released in 2020. The film delves into how social media’s design fosters addiction, manipulates people’s opinions, emotions, and behavior, and disseminates conspiracy theories and falsehoods in order to maximize profit. The film also looks into the impact of social media on mental health (including the mental health of adolescents and rising teen suicide rates).

Many former employees, executives, and other professionals from leading digital businesses and social media platforms such as Facebook, Google, Twitter, and Mozilla are interviewed in the film. These panelists highlight how such platforms have had detrimental social, political, and cultural effects based on their firsthand experiences at their companies. Some of the respondents add that social media platforms and huge tech corporations have also contributed to beneficial societal development. These interviews are shown alongside fictional dramatizations of a teen’s addiction to social media.

Greatest Events of WWII in Colour

The 10-episode series is a sequel/reiteration of the 2008-09 series World War II in HD Color, originally broadcasted on the Military Channel. and offered events of World War II in HD color, using archival footage, some of it colorized.  It’s presently available on Netflix.
Read the detailed review of Greatest Events of WWII in Colour here

Unsolved Mysteries

Unsolved Mysteries
Unsolved Mysteries

This series employs re-enactments and interviews to recount the events surrounding unsolved mysteries. Viewers are urged to offer information that may help solve the mystery, which includes crimes, lost love stories, unexplained history, and ghostly happenings.

“Missing… Have You Seen This Person?” was the title of a series of three specials produced by John Cosgrove and Terry-Dunn Meurer, which were proposed to NBC in 1985 and broadcast in 1986. Following the popularity of the specials, Cosgrove and Meurer decided to expand the series to encompass all types of mysteries.

Conspiracy

There’s nothing better than a whole series dedicated to the world’s most famous conspiracy theories. Each episode of this 12-part series delves further into a separate topic, attempting to present alternative viewpoints on some of history’s most egregious potential coverups. The series covers everything from the moon landings to Nazis, the Cold War, and more exotic topics like UFOs, assassinations, and disappearances.

There are only 12 episodes in total, and each one reveals a different conspiracy! Conspiracy theorists and skeptics debate aliens, government cover-ups, secret assassinations, the secret lifestyles of Hollywood stars, and my personal favorite: the moon landing throughout the series.

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