If you already have a Netflix account here are some great financial documentaries you can watch with the subscription you already have. 

Here is a list of some of the top financial documentaries available on Netflix that as of the time of this writing that can be informative, educational, and entertaining.

  1. Dirty Money: This is a docu-series about corporations built on lies and scandals, along with tales of greed and corruption in finance.  
  2. Saving Capitalism: Former labor secretary Robert Reich interviews Americans and examines the shifts in the economy. 
  3. Prediction by the Numbers: This documentary looks at how predictions inform our lives and the reliability of statistics and algorithms. 
  4. Broken: This docu-series shows how negligence and deceit in consumer items can lead to terrible outcomes. 
  5. Hank: 5 Years from the Brink: This documentary explains how Hank Paulson executed the $1 trillion bailout of the banking system in 2008.
  6. Stink!: A single dad’s search for the strange odor in his children’s pajamas uncovers toxic secrets in the chemical industry. 
  7. Drugs INC.: This docu-series follows the entire supply chain of the illegal drug trade, from production to distribution and consumption. 
  8. Money Heist: The Phenomenon: Why the “Money Heist” sparked such a big wave of enthusiasm around the world for a group of thieves and their professor. 
  9. Cuba and the Cameraman: A chronicle of the fortunes of three Cuban families over the course of forty years.  
  10. The Trader: A window into the life of the rural republic of Georgia, where potatoes are currency and poverty crushes ambition.  

I hope this list helps you use Netflix not only for entertainment but for education as well. 

By Steve Burns

After a lifelong fascination with financial markets, Steve began investing in 1993 and trading his accounts in 1995. It was love at first trade. After more than 30 successful years in the markets, Steve now dedicates his time to helping traders improve their psychology and profitability. New Trader U offers an extensive blog resource with more than 4,000 original articles, online courses, and best-selling books covering various topics.