5 best Netflix documentaries to watch after Tiger King season 2

Tiger King - Credit: Netflix
Tiger King - Credit: Netflix /

Tiger King 2 hit Netflix in November 2021, and viewers are ready for it! The first season came at a time when viewers needed something to distract them from the pandemic lockdown. Tiger King was there to fill that void. The second season will pick up where season one left off.

Tiger King is like a train wreck; you literally can’t take your eyes off of it. It is over the top, but then you remember it is based on facts; it draws you further in so you can find out what could possibly happen next.

The second season only has five episodes, so what are you supposed to watch next? Most likely something to cleanse your eyes and ears from what you were exposed to in Tiger King 2.

Best Netflix documentaries

We shared a list of five good Netflix documentaries to watch after Tiger King season 2.

Our Planet

David Attenborough narrates the nature documentary Our Planet. There is currently one season of this series, and each episode focuses on one particular aspect of the planet we live on.

In this in-depth look at Our Planet, you will travel to frozen worlds, jungles, seas, deserts to grasslands, freshwater, and forestsThis series also takes a deep look into conservation and the impacts humans have on the environment, which ultimately affects the areas inhabited by the animals.

Be sure to check out other series in the Our Planet collection, A Life on Our Planet, Behind the Scenes, and The Science of Our Planet. 

Down to Earth

Down to Earth is a series that follows Zac Efron and wellness expert Darin Elien traveling the world looking for healthy and sustainable ways to live.

There are eight episodes in the first season. The pair travel to far-off places and showcase healthy eats, green energy, life experience and nature.

The series has been renewed for a second season that is scheduled to air in 2022.

Britney vs Spears

The documentary Britney vs Spears showcases singer Britney Spears’ life and her fight for freedom from a conservatorship she has been under for over 13 years.

The film covers many aspects of Spears’ life through interviews and focuses on the key people involved in the conservatorship and the campaign to break it. True crime filmmaker Erin Lee Carr, who directed, and journalist Jenny Eliscu take a deeper dive into what has transpired in the efforts to secure her freedom from others making her life decisions.

Dark Tourist

This one is undoubtedly a twist on the average travel docuseries. Dark Tourist follows host and filmmaker David Farrier as he travels to unusual and macabre spots worldwide.

The season’s eight episodes travel the globe to locations such as Latin America, Japan, Europe, African and Southeast Asia.

I Am A Killer

I Am A Killer features interviews with death row inmates. With a total of two seasons, there are 20 interviews with a variety of inmates.

Of the 20 interviews, only three featured a female inmate. Lindsay Haugen claims to have strangled her depressed boyfriend as an act of mercy. Miquel Angel Martinez was the youngest person ever to be on death row in Texas for a triple murder linked to Satanism. Pyro Joe spent 24 years on the death row unit until he was acquitted due to extreme abuses he suffered as a child.

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