Documentary Movies
In the Shadow of the Moon

In the Shadow of the Moon

In the Shadow of the Moon
IMDb: 8.8
109

Archival material from the original NASA film footage – much of it seen for the first time – plus interviews with the surviving astronauts, including Jim Lovell, Dave Scott, John…

Genre: Documentary
Running with Beto

Running with Beto

Running with Beto
IMDb: 5.6
95

This behind-the-scenes documentary follows Beto O’Rourke’s rise from virtual unknown to national political figure through his bold attempt to unseat Ted Cruz in the US Senate.

Genre: Documentary
Britain’s Most Historic Towns

Britain’s Most Historic Towns

Britain’s Most Historic Towns
TMDb: 8.4
45 min

In this unique take on British history, Professor Alice Roberts explores Britain’s rich and varied past through the stories of individual towns and cities. In each programme Alice studies one…

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Genre: Documentary
The Weekly

The Weekly

The Weekly
TMDb: 8.2
22 min

A narrative documentary news program that features one or two of the New York Times’ biggest and most important visual stories each week following the stories and the reporters that…

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Genre: Documentary, News
The Killing of America

The Killing of America

The Killing of America
IMDb: 7.6
90

A documentary of the decline of America. It features a lot a great footage (most exclusive to this film) from race riots to serial killers and much-much more.

America Unearthed

America Unearthed

America Unearthed
TMDb: 6.2
43 min

Forensic geologist Scott Wolter explores mysteries, artifacts and relics to reveal a history of the North American continent not taught in school.

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Genre: Documentary
The Story of Film: An Odyssey

The Story of Film: An Odyssey

The Story of Film: An Odyssey
TMDb: 8.4
60 min

The Story of Film: An Odyssey is a documentary series about the history of film, presented on television in 15 one-hour chapters with a total length of over 900 minutes….

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Genre: Documentary
Ask the Doctor

Ask the Doctor

Ask the Doctor
TMDb: 8
30 min

An innovative, fun, and exploratory factual series that addresses the state of the nation’s health, the latest in medical treatments and the future of healthcare as we know it.

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Genre: Documentary
Britain’s Busiest Airport: Heathrow

Britain’s Busiest Airport: Heathrow

Britain’s Busiest Airport: Heathrow
TMDb: 8.7
45 min

Documentary series going behind the scenes at Britain’s busiest and biggest international airport – London Heathrow.

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Genre: Documentary
The Invisible Vegan

The Invisible Vegan

The Invisible Vegan
IMDb: 5.1
84

The Invisible Vegan is a 90-minute independent documentary that explores the problem of unhealthy dietary patterns in the African-American community, foregrounding the health and wellness possibilities enabled by plant-based vegan…

Genre: Documentary
The Past Is Never Dead

The Past Is Never Dead

The Past Is Never Dead
IMDb: 8.7
88

The story of David Robinson’s nearly eighteen-year struggle to prove his innocence and the devastating effects wrongful convictions have on not just the falsely accused but on their family and…

Genre: Documentary
Foster

Foster

Foster
IMDb: 8.1
N/A

Oscar® winners Mark Jonathan Harris and Deborah Oppenheimer (INTO THE ARMS OF STRANGERS: STORIES OF THE KINDERTRANSPORT) roam courtrooms, foster homes, juvenile halls and the streets of Los Angeles to…

Genre: Documentary
In Search of Greatness

In Search of Greatness

In Search of Greatness
IMDb: 6.8
80

The film is a cinematic journey into the secrets of genius as told through the greatest athletes of all time. It includes original interviews with Wayne Gretzky, Pelé, Jerry Rice,…

Genre: Documentary
Jesus: Countdown to Calvary

Jesus: Countdown to Calvary

Jesus: Countdown to Calvary
IMDb: 7.1
53

Hugh Bonneville reveals how a perfect storm of political intrigue, power struggles and clashing religious passions combined, in a single week, to cause the event that changed the world: the…

Genre: Documentary
The Pacifist

The Pacifist

The Pacifist
IMDb: 6.5
57

On April 18th, 2017, Larry Bassett refused to pay federal income taxes on over $1 Million, becoming the top tax resister in US history. In his defiance, he wrote letters…

Genre: Documentary
That Way Madness Lies…

That Way Madness Lies…

That Way Madness Lies…
IMDb: 5.1
101

One woman and her family trek the broken mental health system in an effort to save her brother as he descends into madness. Beginning as a testimony of his sanity,…

Genre: Documentary
A Vizinhança do Tigre

A Vizinhança do Tigre

A Vizinhança do Tigre
IMDb: 7.4
91

Juninho, Menor, Neguinho, Adilson and Eldo are young residents of the Bairro Nacional, outskirts of Contagem, in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Divided between work and fun, crime and hope, each will…

Genre: Documentary
How to Prepare For Prison

How to Prepare For Prison

How to Prepare For Prison
IMDb: 5.7
84

Through stories fuelled by fear, regret, defiance and redemption, How To Prepare For Prison takes a unique and intimate look at people caught in the legal system and facing prison…

Genre: Documentary
The Last Waltz

The Last Waltz

The Last Waltz
IMDb: 7.5
117

Martin Scorsese’s documentary intertwines footage from “The Band’s” incredible farewell tour with probing backstage interviews and featured performances by Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Van Morrison, and other rock…

Game of Thrones: The Last Watch

Game of Thrones: The Last Watch

Game of Thrones: The Last Watch
IMDb: 7.6
115

Post-finale feature-length documentary about the making-of the hit HBO TV show.

Genre: Documentary
Night and Fog

Night and Fog

Night and Fog
IMDb: 8.3
32

Filmmaker Alain Resnais documents the atrocities behind the walls of Hitler’s concentration camps.

After Maria

After Maria

After Maria
IMDb: 4.9
36

Strong Puerto Rican women forced to flee the island after Hurricane Maria have bonded like family in a FEMA hotel in the Bronx. They seek stability in their new life…

Genre: Documentary
Dirty Pictures

Dirty Pictures

Dirty Pictures
IMDb: 8.5
N/A

Alexander ‘Sasha’ Shulgin is the scientist behind more than 200 psychedelic compounds including MDMA, more commonly known as Esctasy. Considered to be one of the the greatest chemists of the…

Genre: Documentary
Genesis: Paradise Lost

Genesis: Paradise Lost

Genesis: Paradise Lost
IMDb: 6.0
130

If there is one part of the Bible that has undergone more scrutiny and abuse than any other, it is the very beginning—GENESIS! Both from within and without the church,…

Genre: Documentary
Jackass 2.5

Jackass 2.5

Jackass 2.5
IMDb: 6.8
64

The crew have now set off to finish what as left over from Jackass 2.0, and in this version they have Wee Man use a ‘pee’ gun on themselves, having…

Last Breath

Last Breath

Last Breath
IMDb: 7.8
85

A commercial diver is stranded on the seabed with only five minutes of oxygen supply, but with no chance of rescue for more than 30 minutes. With access to amazing…

Genre: Documentary
Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story

Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story

Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story
IMDb: 7.5
100

The hilarious and bizarre story of Frank Sidebottom, the cult British comedian in a papier mâché head, and the secretive life of Chris Sievey, the artist trapped inside.

King of Beasts

King of Beasts

King of Beasts
IMDb: 6.1
86

The story of lion trophy hunters in Africa. KING OF BEASTS offers a close-up on the world of the controversial ‘sport” of lion hunting.

Genre: Documentary
Adam Carolla: Not Taco Bell Material

Adam Carolla: Not Taco Bell Material

Adam Carolla: Not Taco Bell Material
IMDb: 7.7
72

Not Taco Bell Material is Adam Carolla’s first ever stand up special based on his New York Times best-selling autobiography. The performance showcases Adam’s incredible improvisational comedy skills featuring tales…

Brené Brown: The Call to Courage

Brené Brown: The Call to Courage

Brené Brown: The Call to Courage
IMDb: 7.1
76

With humor and empathy, Brené Brown discusses what it takes to choose courage over comfort in a culture defined by scarcity, fear and uncertainty.

Genre: Documentary
The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann

The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann

The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann
TMDb: 8
55 min

The documentary takes a detailed look at the disappearance of 3-year-old Madeleine McCann, who vanished while on holiday with her family.

Status: Ended
Klepper

Klepper

Klepper
TMDb: 5.2
23 min

In this docuseries punctuated with self-deprecating wit and lots of way-harder-than-I-thought reality checks, Jordan Klepper leaves the comfort of the studio and embeds on the front lines of America’s push…

Status: Returning Series
Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men

Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men

Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men
TMDb: 9.4
N/A

Transcending the music documentary genre by creating a new lane that merges music, socio-cultural commentary and and intimate family portrait of the Wu-Tang Clan.

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Genre: Documentary
The Joy of Painting

The Joy of Painting

The Joy of Painting
TMDb: 8.6
30 min

The Joy of Painting was an American television show hosted by painter Bob Ross that taught its viewers techniques for landscape oil painting. Although Ross could complete a painting in…

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Unearthed

Unearthed

Unearthed
TMDb: 7
N/A

There is a fortune buried deep in the ancient forests surrounding the small town of Falls City, Oregon…but only a few men know how to find it. For 10 weeks…

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Lost Gold of World War II

Lost Gold of World War II

Lost Gold of World War II
TMDb: 6.5
43 min

Legend has it that there is a treasure of immense value buried in the Philippine jungle – now a team of American experts, with the help of the only surviving…

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Genre: Documentary
Street Food

Street Food

Street Food
TMDb: 8.3
30 min

Embark on a global cultural journey into street food and discover the stories of the people who create the flavorful dishes.

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Genre: Documentary
1969

1969

1969
TMDb: 6.6
42 min

The six-part series features gripping first-hand accounts of how the year’s events came together at the same dizzying, chaotic time.

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Genre: Documentary
Dark Side of the Ring

Dark Side of the Ring

Dark Side of the Ring
TMDb: 6
44 min

Exploring the darkest stories from the golden age of professional wrestling and trying to find the truth at the intersection of fantasy and reality.

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Genre: Documentary
The Atlanta Child Murders

The Atlanta Child Murders

The Atlanta Child Murders
TMDb: 6.7
60 min

While touting itself as a mecca for progressive expansion, early 1980s Atlanta has a dark secret. Over two years, at least twenty-nine black children, teens, and young adults have been…

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