Documentary Movies
Bronx Gothic

Bronx Gothic

Bronx Gothic
IMDb: 6.2
91

From director Andrew Rossi (PAGE ONE: INSIDE THE NEW YORK TIMES, THE FIRST MONDAY IN MAY) comes an electrifying portrait of writer and performer Okwui Okpokwasili and her acclaimed one-woman…

Genre: Documentary
Playing Hard

Playing Hard

Playing Hard
IMDb: 6.5
80

The human tale behind the creation of a blockbuster game.

Genre: Documentary
The Flat Earth

The Flat Earth

The Flat Earth
IMDb: 6.6
52

Another super polished, overly produced debacle. Delivering the gnarliest skateboarding from this year’s new breed of rippers: Jamie Foy, Chase Webb, Carlos Iqui, Michael Pulizzi and Cody Lockwood. “If anyone…

Genre: Documentary
Linotype: The Film

Linotype: The Film

Linotype: The Film
IMDb: 7.7
75

A feature-length documentary centered around the Linotype typecasting machine. Called the “Eighth Wonder of the World” by Thomas Edison, it revolutionized printing and society. The film tells the surprisingly emotional…

Genre: Documentary
Love, Marilyn

Love, Marilyn

Love, Marilyn
IMDb: 7.3
105

Using the book ‘Fragments’, which collects Marilyn Monroe’s poems, notes and letters, and with participation from the Arthur Miller and Truman Capote estates who have contributed more material, each of…

Genre: Documentary
Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten

Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten

Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten
IMDb: 7.9
123

As the front man of the Clash from 1977 onwards, Joe Strummer changed people’s lives forever. Four years after his death, his influence reaches out around the world, more strongly…

The Spy Who Fell to Earth

The Spy Who Fell to Earth

The Spy Who Fell to Earth
IMDb: 6.7
94

The life and mysterious death of Ashraf Marwan, an Egyptian billionaire and Israeli spy.

Genre: Documentary
Screwball

Screwball

Screwball
IMDb: 7.1
105

Investigates the MLB’s infamous doping scandal involving a nefarious clinician and his most famous client: the New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez.

Genre: Documentary
Koyaanisqatsi

Koyaanisqatsi

Koyaanisqatsi
IMDb: 7.3
86

Takes us to locations all around the US and shows us the heavy toll that modern technology is having on humans and the earth. The visual tone poem contains neither…

Our Planet

Our Planet

Our Planet
TMDb: 7.9
50 min

Experience our planet’s natural beauty and examine how climate change impacts all living creatures in this ambitious documentary of spectacular scope.

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Genre: Documentary
Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk

Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk

Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk
IMDb: 8.4
155

A documentary spanning over 30 years of the California Bay Area’s punk music history with a central focus on the emergence of Berkeley’s inspiring 924 Gilman Street music collective.

The Grateful Dead

The Grateful Dead

The Grateful Dead
IMDb: 7.5
132

Released in 1977 and directed by Jerry Garcia, is a film that captures performances from the Grateful Dead’s October 1974 five-night stand at the Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco. This…

Hostile Planet

Hostile Planet

Hostile Planet
TMDb: 6.6
N/A

This six part documentary draws attention to the most extraordinary — almost supernatural — accounts of animals that have adapted to the cruelest evolutionary curveballs.

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Genre: Documentary
People’s Republic of Desire

People’s Republic of Desire

People’s Republic of Desire
IMDb: 6.4
95

In China’s popular live-streaming showrooms, three millennials – a karaoke singer, a migrant worker and a rags-to-riches comedian – seek fame, fortune and human connection, ultimately finding the same promises…

Genre: Documentary
Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes

Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes

Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes
IMDb: 7.1
107

Alexis Bloom charts the rise and fall of the late Republican Party booster and controversial Fox News mogul who went down in flames amid multiple sexual harassment allegations.

Genre: Documentary
Punk

Punk

Punk
TMDb: 8.3
43 min

Featuring original interviews with America’s punk pioneers and the U.K.’s most notorious bands, alongside a seamless blend of rare and unseen photos, gritty archival film and video, a crackling soundtrack…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Chasing Classic Cars

Chasing Classic Cars

Chasing Classic Cars
TMDb: 7.8
23 min

Chasing Classic Cars follows master car restorer Wayne Carini as he embarks on a mission to uncover the world’s most rare and exotic cars. Get an insider’s look at the…

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Genre: Documentary
Oprah Winfrey Presents: After Neverland

Oprah Winfrey Presents: After Neverland

Oprah Winfrey Presents: After Neverland
IMDb: 6.9
58

Oprah Winfrey hosts a conversation featuring Wade Robson and James Safechuck, alongside Leaving Neverland director Dan Reed, before an audience of survivors of sexual abuse and others whose lives have…

Genre: Documentary
The Woman Who Loves Giraffes

The Woman Who Loves Giraffes

The Woman Who Loves Giraffes
IMDb: 7.4
81

Dr. Anne Innis Dagg re-traces the steps of her groundbreaking 1956 journey to South Africa to study giraffes in the wild. Now, at 85 years old, Anne sees a startling…

Genre: Documentary
Thud Pilots

Thud Pilots

Thud Pilots
IMDb: 8.2
90

This documentary describes the experience of F-105 Thunderchief “Thud” pilots and crew during the Vietnam War.

Genre: Documentary
London: 2000 Years of History

London: 2000 Years of History

London: 2000 Years of History
TMDb: 6.9
45 min

History series telling the glorious and gory story of the city’s rise to power.

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Genre: Documentary
The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley

The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley

The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley
IMDb: 7.1
119

With a magical new invention that promised to revolutionize blood testing, Elizabeth Holmes became the world’s youngest self-made billionaire, heralded as the next Steve Jobs. Then, overnight, her 10-billion-dollar company…

Genre: Documentary
The PUSH: Owning your reality is where the journey begins

The PUSH: Owning your reality is where the journey begins

The PUSH: Owning your reality is where the journey begins
IMDb: 7.7
84

Grant Korgan is a world-class adventurer, nano-mechanics professional, and husband. On March 5, 2010, the Lake Tahoe native burst-fractured his L1 vertebrae, and suddenly added the world of spinal cord…

Genre: Documentary
The Strange Life of Dr. Frankenstein

The Strange Life of Dr. Frankenstein

The Strange Life of Dr. Frankenstein
IMDb: 7.4
55

In 1818, Mary Shelley wrote “Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus,” a powerful and timelessness novel which eternal theme is nothing other than man’s quest for the secret of life. Since…

Ear Buds: The Podcasting Documentary

Ear Buds: The Podcasting Documentary

Ear Buds: The Podcasting Documentary
IMDb: 7.4
106

Exploration of the podcasting medium via interviews with several big names in the field and their fans.

Genre: Documentary
Doroga

Doroga

Doroga
IMDb: 6.4
67

Anything can happen on Russian roads and is precisely shot by the dashboard camera. Super-objective video registration grows into the strong image of Russian national character – with its permanent…

Genre: Documentary
Combat Obscura

Combat Obscura

Combat Obscura
IMDb: 7.0
67

For years, Miles Lagoze served in Afghanistan as a Combat Camera, shooting footage and editing videos for Marine Corps recruiting purposes. In this devastating film, Lagoze assembles his own footage…

Genre: Documentary
More Human Than Human

More Human Than Human

More Human Than Human
IMDb: 7.3
79

Stephen Hawking has warned that the creation of powerful artificial intelligence will be “either the best, or the worst thing, ever to happen to humanity”. Inspired by Brian Christian’s study…

Genre: Documentary
Dare to Be Different

Dare to Be Different

Dare to Be Different
IMDb: 7.5
93

U2, Talking Heads, Depeche Mode, Blondie, Duran Duran, Tears for Fears, The Clash, The Cure: Over half a billion records sold but you may never have heard of them if…

Mayday

Mayday

Mayday
TMDb: 7.4
45 min

Revealing the dark truth that aviation safety improves one crash at a time, Mayday investigates legendary aviation disasters to find out what went wrong and why. Based on cockpit voice…

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Amish Mafia

Amish Mafia

Amish Mafia
TMDb: 3.2
42 min

Amish Mafia is an American television series on the Discovery Channel. The series debuted on December 12, 2012. It was announced in March 2013 that the series had been renewed…

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Genre: Documentary
16 and Pregnant

16 and Pregnant

16 and Pregnant
TMDb: 3.4
60 min

16 and Pregnant is an American reality television series that debuted June 11, 2009, on MTV. It follows the stories of pregnant teenage girls in high school dealing with the…

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Welcome to Sodom

Welcome to Sodom

Welcome to Sodom
IMDb: 7.6
92

A dark and sensuous film from a landfill in Ghana, where electronic waste from the West is being recycled. An unforgettable experience, told by the workers themselves.

Genre: Documentary
The Laughter Life

The Laughter Life

The Laughter Life
IMDb: 5.9
76

The Laughter Life follows a week in the life of the young comedians who write and star in Studio C, a popular sketch comedy television show that has garnered over…

Genre: Documentary
Wasted Talent

Wasted Talent

Wasted Talent
IMDb: 6.3
66

Wasted Talent is a gritty documentary where director Steve Stanulis and producer Noel Ashman together examine the temptations and struggles many young celebrities go threw on their rise to stardom….

Genre: Documentary
The Long Shadow

The Long Shadow

The Long Shadow
IMDb: 5.1
91

When filmmaker and investigative journalist Frances Causey, a daughter of the South, set out to explore the continuing racial divisions in the US, what she discovered was that the politics…

Genre: Documentary
Madonna and the Breakfast Club

Madonna and the Breakfast Club

Madonna and the Breakfast Club
IMDb: 7.3
85

The documentary story of Madonna’s struggling days in New York with her first band “Breakfast Club,” leading up to her first solo record deal.

Genre: Documentary
The Stats of Life

The Stats of Life

The Stats of Life
TMDb: 7.1
N/A

Through census data, surveys and studies, we now know more about ourselves than ever before. But what’s the story behind the stats? In our diverse modern world, is there still…

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Genre: Documentary
Animals in Love

Animals in Love

Animals in Love
TMDb: 7.4
60 min

Liz Bonnin sets out to explore how animals meet, mate and in some cases form lifelong relationships, shining a light on the extraordinary emotions that it seems animals are capable…

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Genre: Documentary
Losers

Losers

Losers
TMDb: 8
30 min

In a “winning is everything” society, how do we handle failure? This series profiles athletes who have turned the agony of defeat into human triumph.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary