Documentary Movies

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
Eps4The 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: 3.2
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
Adolf Island

Adolf Island

Adolf Island
IMDb: N/A
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
Bound By Movement

Bound By Movement

Bound By Movement
IMDb: 5.4
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: 6.4
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
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: 8.1
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: 7.5
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
Ice Bridge: The impossible Journey

Ice Bridge: The impossible Journey

Ice Bridge: The impossible Journey
IMDb: 6.1
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: 7.5
118

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

Genre: Documentary
Framing John DeLorean

Framing John DeLorean

Framing John DeLorean
IMDb: 7.1
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.

Liam Gallagher: As It Was

Liam Gallagher: As It Was

Liam Gallagher: As It Was
IMDb: 7.1
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: 6.5
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: 6.1
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
XY Chelsea

XY Chelsea

XY Chelsea
IMDb: 4.2
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: 3.9
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: 7.2
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: 7.1
72

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

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: 6.9
84

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

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: 6.5
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
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
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
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: 3.7
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: 7.1
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
Brené Brown: The Call to Courage

Brené Brown: The Call to Courage

Brené Brown: The Call to Courage
IMDb: 7.6
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
Eps6Lost Gold of World War II

Lost Gold of World War II

Lost Gold of World War II
IMDb: N/A
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…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé

Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé

Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé
IMDb: 7.5
137 min

This intimate, in-depth look at Beyoncé’s celebrated 2018 Coachella performance reveals the emotional road from creative concept to cultural movement.

Eps4The Case Against Adnan Syed

The Case Against Adnan Syed

The Case Against Adnan Syed
TMDb: 6.7
N/A

Explore the 1999 disappearance and murder of 18-year-old Baltimore County high school student Hae Min Lee, and the subsequent conviction of her ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed, a case brought to global…

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Genre: Documentary
Eps10Formula 1: Drive to Survive

Formula 1: Drive to Survive

Formula 1: Drive to Survive
TMDb: 7.3
40 min

Drivers, managers and team owners live life in the fast lane — both on and off the track — during one cutthroat season of Formula 1 racing.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Last Breath

Last Breath

Last Breath
IMDb: 7.7
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
Eps3London: 2000 Years of History

London: 2000 Years of History

London: 2000 Years of History
IMDb: N/A
45 min

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

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Genre: Documentary
Oprah Winfrey Presents: After Neverland

Oprah Winfrey Presents: After Neverland

Oprah Winfrey Presents: After Neverland
IMDb: 6.7
58 min

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 Spy Who Fell to Earth

The Spy Who Fell to Earth

The Spy Who Fell to Earth
IMDb: 6.6
94 min

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

Genre: Documentary
Eps8Losers

Losers

Losers
TMDb: 7.7
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
The Junk Food Experiment

The Junk Food Experiment

The Junk Food Experiment
IMDb: 5.4
N/A

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Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story

Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story

Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story
IMDb: 7.8
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.

The Legend of Cocaine Island

The Legend of Cocaine Island

The Legend of Cocaine Island
IMDb: 6.3
N/A

A desperate man goes on a buried treasure hunt for $2 million worth of cocaine.

Genre: Documentary
The Brink

The Brink

The Brink
IMDb: 6.0
91

Now unconstrained by an official post, Steve Bannon is free to peddle influence as a perceived kingmaker, who some say still has a direct line to the White House. After…

Genre: Documentary
This Giant Beast That Is The Global Economy

This Giant Beast That Is The Global Economy

This Giant Beast That Is The Global Economy
IMDb: N/A
339 min

Through the curious mind of host Kal Pen, see firsthand all the surprising ways the economy interconnects and impacts the lives of people all over the planet.

Status: Ended
Genre: Documentary
ReMastered: The Miami Showband Massacre

ReMastered: The Miami Showband Massacre

ReMastered: The Miami Showband Massacre
IMDb: 7.0
70

Ambushed by Ulster loyalists, three members of the Miami Showband were killed in Northern Ireland in 1975. Was the crime linked to the government?

Genre: Documentary
100 Vaginas

100 Vaginas

100 Vaginas
IMDb: 5.6
46 min

A bold, feminist film about how the vagina has shaped our view of the world and the shame around female sexuality. Women from 19 to 77 years old talk about…

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Genre: Documentary
Dirty John, The Dirty Truth

Dirty John, The Dirty Truth

Dirty John, The Dirty Truth
IMDb: 6.1
120 min

John Meehan created a terrifying trap of seduction, deceit and betrayal for countless victims. The illuminating revelations into his backstory showcase a series of events that flipped switches to create…

Eps2Presidents at War

Presidents at War

Presidents at War
TMDb: 6
60 min

Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush. This is the story of how their war experiences…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Me, My Selfie and I with Ryan Gander

Me, My Selfie and I with Ryan Gander

Me, My Selfie and I with Ryan Gander
IMDb: N/A
59 min

Celebrated conceptual artist Ryan Gander investigates the selfie – the icon of a new kind of self-regard that hardly existed just ten years ago. He discovers the roots of the…

Genre: Documentary
The Death of Aimee Spencer

The Death of Aimee Spencer

The Death of Aimee Spencer
IMDb: 5.9
N/A

The Death of Aimee Spencer looks at the entire investigation from start to finish – beginning with the emergency call reporting the incident and ending with the conclusion of the…

Genre: Documentary
Eps4Lorena

Lorena

Lorena
TMDb: 8
240 min

This four-part docuseries investigates the events of 1993, where Lorena Bobbitt sliced off her husband’s penis after years of abuse. John and Lorena Bobbitt’s stories exploded into a 24-hour news…

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Genre: Documentary