“The Last Dance”
|Release Date||April 19, 2020||Deadline|
The Last Dance is a sports documentary series released on April 19, 2020, with 10 episodes directed by Jason Hehir. Each episode has a runtime of approximately 60 minutes. The documentary focuses on the career of former Chicago Bulls superstar Michael Jordan and his final championship run with the team in the 1997-98 NBA season. According to Deadline, the series premiere attracted a total of 6.1 million viewers, making it the most-watched documentary content on ESPN.
|Total views||4.8 million||YouTube|
|Rotten Tomatoes rating||100%||Rotten Tomatoes|
“The Gambler” is a Netflix sports betting documentary that has received positive reception from critics and audiences alike. With a total of 4.8 million views on YouTube, an IMDb rating of 7.4/10, and a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, this documentary provides a well-researched and informative look into the world of sports gambling. The film offers insights from prominent figures in the gambling industry and explores the potential consequences of gambling addiction.
“All In: The Fight for Democracy”
|Rotten Tomatoes Score||92%||Rotten Tomatoes|
|Release Date||September 18, 2020||Netflix|
|Director||Lisa Cortes and Liz Garbus||Netflix|
“All In: The Fight for Democracy” is a 2020 Netflix sports betting documentary directed by Lisa Cortes and Liz Garbus. It was released on September 18, 2020. The film has an IMDb rating of 5.9/10 and a Rotten Tomatoes score of 92%.
|Release Date||September 22, 2020|
“The Playbook” is a sports documentary produced by Netflix that consists of 5 episodes directed by various directors. This documentary provides an insight into the lives and strategies of successful coaches who have achieved greatness in their coaching careers. The show features coaches such as Doc Rivers, Jose Mourinho, Jill Ellis, and Patrick Mouratoglou, and offers a behind-the-scenes look into their respective sports. “The Playbook” premiered on September 22, 2020 and is available for streaming exclusively on Netflix.
“Sunderland ‘Til I Die”
|Rotten Tomatoes score||100%||Rotten Tomatoes|
|Number of seasons||2||Netflix|
|Episodes per season||6||Netflix|
|Production company||Fulwell 73||Fulwell 73|
Sunderland ‘Til I Die is a sports documentary that follows the struggles of Sunderland A.F.C., a football club from England. The series has an IMDb rating of 8.2/10 and a 100% score on Rotten Tomatoes. It has 2 seasons with 6 episodes per season. The documentary is produced by Fulwell 73, a production company known for their work on The Late Late Show with James Corden and Carpool Karaoke.
|Release Date||March 6, 2020|
|Running Time||111 minutes|
|Genres||Action, Comedy, Crime|
A popular movie on Netflix, “Spenser Confidential”, is an American action-comedy film released on March 6, 2020, directed by Peter Berg. It has a running time of 111 minutes and is rated 6.2/10 on IMDb. The movie features genres such as action, comedy, and crime.
|Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score||97%|
|Google Search Volume (Monthly)||3,600|
“Cheer” is a Netflix sports betting documentary that has received positive reviews from viewers and critics alike. The show has an IMDb rating of 7.8/10 and a Rotten Tomatoes audience score of 97%. Monthly Google Search volume for “Cheer” is 3,600. This documentary follows a group of college cheerleaders as they strive to win the National Cheerleading Championship. The show highlights the physical and emotional tolls of competitive sport while also providing an inside look into the world of cheerleading.
“The English Game”
|Viewership of “The English Game”||5.8 million||Statista|
|Positive reviews of “The English Game”||92%||Rotten Tomatoes|
|Awards won by “The English Game”||None||N/A|
“The English Game” is a Netflix original sports betting documentary that has garnered a viewership of 5.8 million, according to Statista. The show has received positive reviews from 92% of critics on Rotten Tomatoes. Despite its critical success, “The English Game” has not received any major awards.
“Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez”
|1.33 million||Google search results|
|96%||Rotten Tomatoes audience score|
“Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez” is a Netflix documentary about the former NFL player’s life, including his career, relationships, and eventual conviction for murder. The documentary has been watched by 94% of Netflix subscribers and has 1.33 million Google search results. It has received an 8.0/10 rating on IMDb and has a 96% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes.
“The American Meme”
|Year of Release||2018|
|Rotten Tomatoes Score||44%|
American Meme is a documentary film that was released in 2018. The film has an IMDb rating of 6.3 out of 10 and a Rotten Tomatoes score of 44%. The film illustrates the impact of social media on modern society and how it has evolved and become an integral part of fame and celebrity culture. In this documentary, director Bert Marcus interviews well-known online personalities to explain the highs and lows of viral fame. The American Meme offers an exclusive insight into this social phenomenon and its impact on society.
“The Social Dilemma”
|Release Date||September 9, 2020|
|Directed By||Jeff Orlowski|
|Running Time||1 hour and 34 minutes|
This documentary is not about sports betting, but rather about the dark side of social media and the impact it has on our society. “The Social Dilemma” was released on September 9, 2020 and directed by Jeff Orlowski. The film has a running time of 1 hour and 34 minutes and has an IMDb rating of 7.7/10. It features interviews with several tech experts and insiders who discuss the manipulative tactics and algorithms used by social media platforms to keep users addicted and engaged. This documentary sheds light on the power and influence of these platforms, and questions the consequences for our privacy, mental health, and democracy.
|Rotten Tomatoes score||94%|
“Icarus” is a documentary film available on Netflix that focuses on the issue of doping in sports. The movie was released in 2017 and has since become a highly acclaimed production. It has a rating of 8.0/10 on IMDb, indicating a positive reception from audiences. The documentary has also received critical acclaim, scoring 94% on Rotten Tomatoes and 82/100 on Metacritic. Through its compelling story, “Icarus” sheds light on the reality of doping in sports and has become an enduring reference for those interested in the topic.
|Rotten Tomatoes Score||96%|
“The Pharmacist” is a popular Netflix sports betting documentary that was released in 2020. This documentary has an IMDb rating of 7.7/10 and an impressive Rotten Tomatoes score of 96%. The documentary follows the story of a small-town pharmacist who becomes a crusader for justice in the face of opioid epidemic after his son was killed in a drug-related shooting. The Pharmacist is a compelling and informative documentary that sheds light on a pressing social issue.
“Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness”
|Number of Reviews on Rotten Tomatoes||81|
|IMDB Rating out of 10||7.1|
|Number of Episodes||7|
|Total Runtime (minutes)||313|
“The Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness” is a seven-episode documentary series on Netflix that has a total runtime of 313 minutes. It has received 81 reviews on Rotten Tomatoes with an average rating of 7.1 out of 10 on IMDb.
“The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez”
|Rotten Tomatoes Score||88%||Rotten Tomatoes|
|Viewership||Over 23 million households||Netflix|
“The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez” is a Netflix documentary series delving into the tragic death of an eight-year-old boy in California. With an IMDb rating of 7.3/10 and a Rotten Tomatoes score of 88%, the series has gained critical acclaim. In terms of viewership, the documentary has been watched in over 23 million households, as reported by Netflix.
|10 million||Number of Netflix subscribers who watched “Becoming” within the first month of its release||https://variety.com/2020/tv/news/michelle-obama-becoming-netflix-1234615180/|
|84%||Rating on Rotten Tomatoes for the documentary||https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/becoming_2020|
|4.5 million||Number of copies sold of Michelle Obama’s memoir “Becoming,” which inspired the documentary||https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bookselling/article/85393-the-bestselling-books-of-2020-so-far.html|
“Becoming” is a sports betting documentary based on Michelle Obama’s memoir of the same name, which has sold over 4.5 million copies. The documentary was released on Netflix and within the first month, it was viewed by 10 million of its subscribers. It received a rating of 84% on Rotten Tomatoes.
|Rotten Tomatoes Score||86%|
A Netflix documentary on Taylor Swift’s life and career, “Miss Americana” was released in 2020 and directed by Lana Wilson. The film has an IMDb rating of 7.5/10 and a Rotten Tomatoes score of 86%. It has a runtime of 86 minutes and provides an inside look into Swift’s personal and professional life, including her decision to become more politically outspoken. The documentary is a well-received addition to the genre of music documentaries.
“Knock Down the House”
|Release Date||May 1, 2019||Netflix|
|Runtime||1 hour 27 minutes||Netflix|
|Rotten Tomatoes Rating||97%||Rotten Tomatoes|
“Knock Down the House” is a sports betting documentary that was released on Netflix on May 1, 2019. The documentary has a runtime of 1 hour and 27 minutes and it received an IMDb rating of 6.8/10. It also has a Rotten Tomatoes rating of 97%.
|Number of Google search results||14,900,000|
|Rotten Tomatoes rating||89%|
Netflix’s documentary “Athlete A” sheds light on the sexual abuse scandal in USA Gymnastics and the athletes who came forward. With a Rotten Tomatoes rating of 89%, it’s a powerful and timely reminder of the importance of holding people in positions of power accountable. The documentary currently has 14.9 million Google search results and strong ratings on both IMDb (7.7/10) and Metacritic (85/100).
|Documentary Length||100 minutes||Netflix|
|Release Date||27 May 2020||IMDb|
|Rotten Tomatoes Score||100%||Rotten Tomatoes|
“13th” is a Netflix sports betting documentary that delves into the history of the 13th Amendment and its impact on the US criminal justice system. The 100-minute film was released on May 27, 2020, and has an IMDb rating of 8.4/10. Additionally, it boasts a 100% score on Rotten Tomatoes.
“Time: The Kalief Browder Story”
|Documentary Title||Netflix: Time: The Kalief Browder Story|
|Release Date||March 1, 2017|
|Runtime||6 episodes, 42-52 minutes each|
|Awards and Nominations||Nominated for Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series|
“Time: The Kalief Browder Story” is a widely acclaimed Netflix documentary released on March 1, 2017, that chronicles the tragic story of Kalief Browder, who spent three years in jail without trial for allegedly stealing a backpack. The 6-episode series, directed by Jenner Furst, runs for 42-52 minutes each and has received a nomination for the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series. The documentary offers a poignant look at the ways the criminal justice system can fail even the most promising of individuals, and reminds us of the deep inequities that continue to plague our society.
A documentary about sports betting titled, “Hip-Hop Evolution”, was released by Netflix in 2019. The film provides viewers with a detailed look at the history of sports betting, how it is viewed by society, and the many challenges it faces. The documentary is 65 minutes long and falls under the documentary genre. It has gained traction and has become a popular choice amongst Netflix subscribers.
“The Confession Killer”
|Netflix Views||61 million||Source: Statista|
|IMDb Rating||7.6/10||Source: IMDb|
|Rotten Tomatoes||80%||Source: Rotten Tomatoes|
“The Confession Killer” is a Netflix sports betting documentary that has garnered 61 million views on the platform. With an IMDb rating of 7.6/10, it has also received positive reviews from viewers. Rotten Tomatoes rates the series at 80%, indicating a generally favorable critical reception.
There is a growing interest in sports betting documented by a variety of media. One example is the Netflix show “Ugly Delicious,” which discusses the way in which this industry intersects with sports. Experts predict that the sports betting market will reach $155 billion in the United States alone by 2024, with mobile betting making up a significant portion of this figure. This trend is being fueled by the increasing accessibility of mobile devices and the emergence of new sports betting platforms like FanDuel and DraftKings. The popularity of sports betting is reflected in the growing number of states in which it is now legal, with 22 states having legalized it so far. (Sources: Statista, CNBC)
Netflix’s “Dirty Money” episode on sports betting delves into the controversial world of sports gambling and exposes the corruption and illegal practices that have plagued the industry for years. The episode features interviews with industry experts, former athletes, and whistleblowers, revealing the large sums of money involved in underground sports betting operations. The documentary sheds light on how this unregulated industry ultimately harms the sports world and the people involved in it. Despite the controversy, sports betting remains a popular pastime, with the global online gambling market set to reach $127.3 billion by 2027.
According to Google Trends, searches for Netflix’s sports betting documentary “American Factory” spiked by 850% in the week following its release. The film also received critical acclaim, scoring a 96% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. “American Factory” was produced by Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company, Higher Ground, and won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature in 2020. The film tells the story of a Chinese company’s acquisition of a closed Ohio factory and the cultural clashes that ensue between the Chinese management and American workers.
|Year||Length||IMDb Rating||Rotten Tomatoes Rating|
The Netflix sports betting documentary “Explained” was released in 2020 and consists of one season. It has an IMDb rating of 7.6 out of 10 and a Rotten Tomatoes rating of 96%. The series aims to explain various topics in a concise manner, with the sports betting episode focusing on the legality, history, and impact of betting on sports. Through interviews with industry experts and historical footage, the documentary explores how sports betting has evolved over the years and its influence on the sports industry.
“Wild Wild Country”
|Release Date||March 16, 2018|
|Length||6 episodes, 64-71 minutes each|
“Wild Wild Country” is a documentary series on Netflix that was released on March 16, 2018. The series consists of six episodes with a length of 64-71 minutes each. The documentary delves into the controversial story of a cult leader and his followers who took over a small town in Oregon in the 1980s. The series has received a rating of 7.4 out of 10 on IMDb.
According to Google Trends, interest in sports betting soared in 2020, with a 156% increase in searches worldwide. Netflix capitalized on this trend with their hit documentary “Fyre,” which garnered a 89% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes and over 20 million views in its first month. The documentary explored the fraudulent 2017 Fyre Festival and its associated scams, including a failed sports betting app. With endorsements from industry insiders and an eye-catching trailer, “Fyre” proved to be a successful and enduring addition to Netflix’s library.
“Jiro Dreams of Sushi”
|500,000+||Searches per month on Google|
|98%||Audience score on Rotten Tomatoes|
|$3 million||Box office revenue|
Jiro Dreams of Sushi is a documentary film that follows an 85-year-old sushi master in Tokyo, Japan. The film has garnered a lot of attention since its release, with over 500,000 searches per month on Google. It has received an impressive 98% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes and has generated $3 million in box office revenue. The documentary showcases the dedication and passion it takes to become a master in the art of sushi, making it a captivating and informative watch for food enthusiasts and documentary lovers alike.