Documentary Movies

American Factory

American Factory

American Factory
IMDb: 6.6
110

In post-industrial Ohio, a Chinese billionaire opens a new factory in the husk of an abandoned General Motors plant, hiring two thousand blue-collar Americans. Early days of hope and optimism…

Genre: Documentary
Eps5Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted

Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted

Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted
IMDb: N/A
47 min

Follow Gordon Ramsay as he meets with indigenous people around the globe to learn about the cultures, dishes and flavors unique to each location. Each episode concludes with Ramsay challenging…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Eps5The UnXplained

The UnXplained

The UnXplained
TMDb: 6
42 min

Explore the world’s most fascinating, strange and inexplicable mysteries. Each episode features compelling contributions from scientists, historians, witnesses and experiencers—each seeking to shed light on how the seemingly impossible actually…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Eps4Shangri-La

Shangri-La

Shangri-La
IMDb: N/A
N/A

An intimate look at the creative process through the lens of legendary music producer Rick Rubin.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Eps6The Movies

The Movies

The Movies
IMDb: N/A
120 min

Explore American cinema through the decades and the cultural, societal and political shifts that framed its evolution.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Merely Marvelous: The Dancing Genius of Gwen Verdon

Merely Marvelous: The Dancing Genius of Gwen Verdon

Merely Marvelous: The Dancing Genius of Gwen Verdon
IMDb: N/A
76

Merely Marvelous is a celebration of the art and life of Broadway’s greatest dancing star, Gwen Verdon. She overcame many obstacles, including rickets, the Hollywood system, a loveless first marriage…

Genre: Documentary
Léa & I

Léa & I

Léa & I
IMDb: 6.7
84

Best friends travel though Latin America meeting shamans, experimenting with plant medicines, and wondering about what makes a life well-lived when one of them might have half the time to…

Genre: Documentary
Apollo: The Forgotten Films

Apollo: The Forgotten Films

Apollo: The Forgotten Films
IMDb: 7.8
83

Recently discovered footage reveals the secret history of NASA’s first landing on the moon, and using this brand-new evidence, former astronauts and experts challenge everything known about the Apollo missions.

FAT: A Documentary

FAT: A Documentary

FAT: A Documentary
IMDb: 7.4
95

Weight loss expert Vinnie Tortorich and award-winning filmmaker Peter Pardini want you to join their team to make a hard-hitting documentary film that exposes the widespread myths and lies around…

Genre: Documentary
Return to Earth

Return to Earth

Return to Earth
IMDb: 6.2
N/A

A cinematic mountain-bike film. Featuring some of the sports biggest athletes. The ninth feature from award-winning adventure filmmakers Anthill Films. Return to Earth proves that when we lose track of…

Genre: Documentary
Armstrong

Armstrong

Armstrong
IMDb: 6.9
100

Dramatic, moving and deeply human, ARMSTRONG offers the definitive life story of Neil Armstrong: from his childhood in Ohio to his first steps on the Moon, and beyond.

Genre: Documentary
8 Days: To the Moon and Back

8 Days: To the Moon and Back

8 Days: To the Moon and Back
IMDb: 8.0
90

Join Apollo 11 on its historic journey. The film seamlessly blends mission audio featuring conversations among Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins with new footage, NASA archive and stunning…

Aziz Ansari: RIGHT NOW

Aziz Ansari: RIGHT NOW

Aziz Ansari: RIGHT NOW
IMDb: 7.6
65

In a comedy special directed by Spike Jonze, Aziz Ansari shares deep personal insights and hilarious takes on wokeness, family and the social climate.

The Day We Walked On The Moon

The Day We Walked On The Moon

The Day We Walked On The Moon
IMDb: 6.5
60

On July 20 1969, astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon. Narrated by Mark Strong, The Day We Walked on the Moon tells the story…

Genre: Documentary
The Armstrong Tapes

The Armstrong Tapes

The Armstrong Tapes
IMDb: 6.8
44

Never-before-heard audio tapes recorded with Neil Armstrong during the final years of his life reveal an intimate portrait of this iconic – and famously private – man. Illustrated through previously…

Genre: Documentary
Eps8The Chef Show

The Chef Show

The Chef Show
TMDb: 8
N/A

Writer, director and food enthusiast Jon Favreau and chef Roy Choi explore food in and out of the kitchen with accomplished chefs and celebrity friends.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Eps10The Weekly

The Weekly

The Weekly
IMDb: N/A
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…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary, News
Eps1Houdini’s Last Secrets

Houdini’s Last Secrets

Houdini’s Last Secrets
IMDb: N/A
42 min

The legendary life of Harry Houdini remains as much of a mystery as his death. Modern magicians marvel at his death-defying performances. His breathtaking escapes and astonishing illusions have never…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Perfect Feet

Perfect Feet

Perfect Feet
IMDb: 4.1
102

A feature length documentary film about one man’s journey to find the perfect set of feet

Genre: Documentary
Game of Thrones: The Last Watch

Game of Thrones: The Last Watch

Game of Thrones: The Last Watch
IMDb: 7.3
115

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

Genre: Documentary
Missing 411: The Hunted

Missing 411: The Hunted

Missing 411: The Hunted
IMDb: 7.4
97

Hunters have been disappearing from North American wildlands for hundreds of years, many without leaving a trace. Former police detective David Paulides was initially brought on to investigate the circumstances…

Genre: Documentary
Adolf Island

Adolf Island

Adolf Island
IMDb: 6.0
120

Forensic archaeologist Caroline Sturdy Colls seeks out a Nazi SS camp constructed in secrecy on the British Channel island of Alderney during World War II.

Genre: Documentary
JFK Jr. and Carolyn’s Wedding: The Lost Tapes

JFK Jr. and Carolyn’s Wedding: The Lost Tapes

JFK Jr. and Carolyn’s Wedding: The Lost Tapes
IMDb: 6.6
120

An inside glimpse at the fairy tale wedding of John F. Kennedy Jr. and Carolyn Bessette in 1996, including never-before-seen footage from the private event.

Genre: Documentary
Bound By Movement

Bound By Movement

Bound By Movement
IMDb: 5.6
82

Go where only those with enough guts and dedication can reach. Join the worlds best parkour athletes as they travel to the edge of possibility on a behind the scenes…

16 Shots

16 Shots

16 Shots
IMDb: 6.3
92

Documentary examining the 2014 shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke and the cover-up that ensued.

Genre: Documentary
The Biggest Little Farm

The Biggest Little Farm

The Biggest Little Farm
IMDb: 8.0
89

The successes and failures of a couple determined to live in harmony with nature on a farm outside of Los Angeles are lovingly chronicled by filmmaking farmer John Chester, in…

Genre: Documentary
Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese
IMDb: 7.8
142

Part documentary, part concert film, part fever dream, this film captures the troubled spirit of America in 1975 and the joyous music that Dylan performed during the fall of that…

Secrets in the Sky: The Untold Story of Skunk Works

Secrets in the Sky: The Untold Story of Skunk Works

Secrets in the Sky: The Untold Story of Skunk Works
IMDb: 7.6
90

In 1943, in a circus tent in Burbank, CA, a bunch of revolutionary thinkers first gathered together in secrecy to build America’s first jet fighter. They were rule benders, chance…

Genre: Documentary
Eps8Klepper

Klepper

Klepper
IMDb: N/A
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
Framing John DeLorean

Framing John DeLorean

Framing John DeLorean
IMDb: 6.6
109

A documentary interspersed with acted scenes, this portrait of John DeLorean covers the brilliant but tragically flawed automaker’s rise to stardom and shocking down fall.

Ice Bridge: The impossible Journey

Ice Bridge: The impossible Journey

Ice Bridge: The impossible Journey
IMDb: 6.2
N/A
N/A

Is it possible that Ice Age people succeeded in crossing the frozen Atlantic Ocean to North America, thousands of years before the Vikings and Columbus? Two archaeologists believe so after…

Genre: Documentary
The Black Godfather

The Black Godfather

The Black Godfather
IMDb: 7.6
118

Follows the life of Clarence Avant, the ultimate, uncensored mentor and behind-the-scenes rainmaker in music, film, TV and politics.

Genre: Documentary
Liam Gallagher: As It Was

Liam Gallagher: As It Was

Liam Gallagher: As It Was
IMDb: 7.3
85

The emotional story of how one of the greatest rock frontmen went from the dizzying heights of his champagne supernova years in Oasis to living on the edge ostracised lost…

Chasing Happiness

Chasing Happiness

Chasing Happiness
IMDb: 8.0
N/A

A behind-the-scenes look at the life and work of the Jonas Brothers as they prepare their first album in six years.

Genre: Documentary
Family Man, Family Murderer: An ID Murder Mystery

Family Man, Family Murderer: An ID Murder Mystery

Family Man, Family Murderer: An ID Murder Mystery
IMDb: 6.7
N/A
N/A

Chris Watts appeared to have it all: a happy marriage, a beautiful home, and a growing family. But that image of perfection was shattered when his pregnant wife and two…

Genre: Documentary
Joanne Dennehy: Serial Killer

Joanne Dennehy: Serial Killer

Joanne Dennehy: Serial Killer
IMDb: N/A
N/A
N/A

In this new documentary in ITV’s Crime & Punishment strand, Susanna Reid gains exclusive access to police evidence from the investigation into one of Britain’s most notorious serial killers, Joanne…

Genre: Documentary
Hatton Garden: The Inside Story

Hatton Garden: The Inside Story

Hatton Garden: The Inside Story
IMDb: 6.3
N/A
46

Ross Kemp examines the April 2015 heist when a group of criminals carried out what has been described as the biggest burglary in British history. With access to the secret…

Genre: Documentary
Eps9Street Food

Street Food

Street Food
TMDb: 8
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
Woodstock: Three Days that Defined a Generation

Woodstock: Three Days that Defined a Generation

Woodstock: Three Days that Defined a Generation
IMDb: 7.6
106

50 years after the legendary fest, Barak Goodman’s electric retelling of Woodstock, from the point of view of those who were on the ground, evokes the freedom, passion, community, and…

XY Chelsea

XY Chelsea

XY Chelsea
IMDb: 4.5
92

The historic story of whistleblower Chelsea Manning. Shot over two years and featuring exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes verité with Manning, the film picks up on the momentous day in May…

Genre: Documentary
The Past Is Never Dead

The Past Is Never Dead

The Past Is Never Dead
IMDb: 5.5
N/A
N/A

In the fall of 2000, David was arrested for murder in Sikeston, Missouri, a small southern cotton town near the Mississippi River. With the testimony of two suspect criminal informants…

Genre: Documentary
Eps41969

1969

1969
IMDb: N/A
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
Ice on Fire

Ice on Fire

Ice on Fire
IMDb: 7.4
95

An eye-opening documentary that asks the question: Are we going to let climate change destroy civilization, or will we act on technologies that can reverse it? Featuring never-before-seen solutions on…

Genre: Documentary
Inside the Edge: A Professional Blackjack Adventure

Inside the Edge: A Professional Blackjack Adventure

Inside the Edge: A Professional Blackjack Adventure
IMDb: 7.3
72

An unprecedented glimpse into the world of elite blackjack players as they take on casinos for millions.

Genre: Documentary
Chasing Perfect

Chasing Perfect

Chasing Perfect
IMDb: 6.8
N/A

A retrospective of designer Frank Stephenson’s work and life.

Genre: Documentary
Eps10Lunatics

Lunatics

Lunatics
TMDb: 7
37 min

This mockumentary series follows the peculiar lives of six eccentric — and sometimes obscene — misfits who march to their own beat.

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Genre: Documentary
ReMastered: Lion’s Share

ReMastered: Lion’s Share

ReMastered: Lion’s Share
IMDb: 6.8
84

South African journalist Rian Malan searches for the original writers of the legendary song “The Lion Sleeps Tonight.”

HAK_MTL

HAK_MTL

HAK_MTL
IMDb: 6.3
67

Does privacy still exist in 2019? In less than a generation, the internet has become a mass surveillance machine based on one simple mindset: If it’s free, you’re the product….

Genre: Documentary
Mosul

Mosul

Mosul
IMDb: 9.5
86

The gritty, thrilling story of local militias and uneasy allies who banded together to liberate Iraq’s second-largest city of 1.3 million people from ISIS in 2017.

Genre: Documentary, War
Dark Side of the Ring

Dark Side of the Ring

Dark Side of the Ring
TMDb: 6
44 min

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Eps8Our Planet

Our Planet

Our Planet
TMDb: 8.3
50 min

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

Status: Ended
Genre: Documentary
Wig

Wig

Wig
IMDb: 7.2
89

Spotlighting the art of drag, and centered on the New York staple Wigstock, this documentary showcases the personalities and performances that inform the ways we understand queerness, art and identity…

Genre: Documentary
All in My Family

All in My Family

All in My Family
IMDb: 6.6
39

After starting a family of his very own in America, a gay filmmaker documents his loving, traditional Chinese family’s process of acceptance.

Genre: Documentary
At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal

At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal

At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal
IMDb: 8.1
97

A look inside the USA gymnastics sexual abuse scandal that shook the sports world in 2017 depicting a landscape in which women spend their youth seeking victory on a world…

Genre: Documentary
Eps6Hostile Planet

Hostile Planet

Hostile Planet
IMDb: N/A
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
After Maria

After Maria

After Maria
IMDb: 3.9
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
Die Toten Hosen – Tour 2018

Die Toten Hosen – Tour 2018

Die Toten Hosen – Tour 2018
IMDb: 7.4
105 min

The German (punk)rock band DIE TOTEN HOSEN is a phenomenon of superlatives. In this music & concert documentary we accompany Germany’s legendary and most successful rock band with 19 millions…

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ReMastered: Devil at the Crossroads

ReMastered: Devil at the Crossroads

ReMastered: Devil at the Crossroads
IMDb: 7.1
48

Robert Johnson was one of the most influential blues guitarists ever. Even before his early death, fans wondered if he’d made a pact with the Devil.

Genre: Documentary
Eps4Punk

Punk

Punk
IMDb: N/A
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: Ended
Genre: Documentary
Grass is Greener

Grass is Greener

Grass is Greener
IMDb: 7.2
97 min

Weed. Marijuana. Grass. Pot. Whatever you prefer to call it, America’s relationship with cannabis is a complicated one. In his directorial debut, hip hop pioneer Fab 5 Freddy presents an…

Genre: Documentary