This new Michael Jackson documentary has caused huge debate between celebrities and the public, but is Leaving Neverland on Netflix?

For many years, the often dubbed ‘King of Pop’ has been a divisive popular figure. However, the argument posed by Leaving Neverland does the performer’s legacy no favours.

Here’s how to watch the most thoroughly discussed documentary of 2019 so far.
still from “Leaving Neverland – official trailer”, HBO, Channel 4, 2019

What is Leaving Neverland about?

The Michael Jackson documentary focuses on in-depth interviews with Wade Robson and Jimmy Safechuck, who both claim that they were sexually abused by the global pop star in the early 1990s.

It was directed and produced by documentarian Dan Reed. He is known for The Valley (2000), Terror in Mumbai (2009) and more.

Leaving Neverland is definitely Reed’s most alarming and daring effort to date. It continues to divide audiences and Jackson’s public image has been condemned by many since it emerged.

Is Leaving Neverland on Netflix?


Unfortunately, Leaving Neverland isn’t available on Netflix in any territories.

However, there are other ways to watch it online.
still from “Leaving Neverland – official trailer”, HBO, Channel 4, 2019

How to watch Leaving Neverland online

The documentary was a collaboration between the popular HBO and Channel 4.

So, this means that Leaving Neverland is available to access on demand through either Channel 4 or HBO.

Both parts – it’s four hours long – can be accessed on their respective websites.
still from “Leaving Neverland — official trailer”, HBO, Channel 4, 2019

Leaving Neverland controversy

Since the documentary first aired, numerous radio stations have pulled Jackson’s music.

As more audiences flock to see it, the overarching debate of the singer’s innocence intensifies.

Leaving Neverland is one of the first essential viewing experiences of 2019. Join the discussion.


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Chris Weston
Chris Weston

Chris has a First Class Film and Journalism (Joint Honours) degree from De Montfort University and previously studied film at A-level, making him HITC’s resident movie guy. Chris's passion for all things cinema has been with him from a very young age and he has written for a number of publications, from Taste of Cinema to local sites. He has been with HITC for a five years, exploring the world of film and television while looking out for the latest titles to excite and inspire audiences.

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