11 Nostalgic Documentaries To Stream If You Want To Be Taken Right Back To Childhood


The long-awaited Mister Rogers documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor is finally coming out on June 8. For those who grew up watching Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, this film will be the ultimate nostalgic doc to take you back to your childhood. It promises an inspiring take on Fred Rogers’ life, looking into how he used his show and platform to encourage children to be compassionate towards others, no matter how different they are. If you watch the documentary and are left wanting more movies that’ll make you feel like a kid again, there are plenty of nostalgic documentaries you can stream right now.

Prior to this new doc, there was another Mister Rogers documentary called Mister Rogers and Me. In the past few years, there have also been an influx of docs featuring some beloved childhood memories, from the Barbie-focused documentary Tiny Shoulders to The Pixar Story, which shows how the beloved Disney studio came to be. If you were big on boy bands, there are also some docs on the list below that’ll take you back to reading Tiger Beat and convincing your mom to buy you tickets to their shows. No matter what kind of movies you love to watch now, there's no question that these 11 documentaries will make you super nostalgic for your youth.