Documentary Movies
2040

2040

2040
IMDb: 7.2
92

A three year self-described labour of love, 2040 takes the form of a visual letter from the filmmaker to his four-year-old daughter Velvet, showing her what the year 2040 could…

Genre: Documentary
American Factory

American Factory

American Factory
IMDb: 7.6
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
Michael Jackson: Chase the Truth

Michael Jackson: Chase the Truth

Michael Jackson: Chase the Truth
IMDb: 7.5
59

“Michael Jackson: Chase the Truth” takes an investigative look into the legal battles of the global superstar. Close friends, former staff and researchers paint an intimate portrait of Jackson’s complicated…

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: 6.2
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
FAT: A Documentary

FAT: A Documentary

FAT: A Documentary
IMDb: 7.1
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
The Armstrong Tapes

The Armstrong Tapes

The Armstrong Tapes
IMDb: 6.9
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
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
Perfect Feet

Perfect Feet

Perfect Feet
IMDb: 5.4
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: 5.7
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
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
The Biggest Little Farm

The Biggest Little Farm

The Biggest Little Farm
IMDb: 8
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
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
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
Ice Bridge: The impossible Journey

Ice Bridge: The impossible Journey

Ice Bridge: The impossible Journey
IMDb: 6.3
N/A
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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
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
Chasing Happiness

Chasing Happiness

Chasing Happiness
IMDb: 8
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
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
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
XY Chelsea

XY Chelsea

XY Chelsea
IMDb: 4.6
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
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: 7
N/A

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

Genre: Documentary
Wig

Wig

Wig
IMDb: 7.3
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
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
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
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
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
Hail Satan?

Hail Satan?

Hail Satan?
IMDb: 7.2
95

A look at the intersection of religion and activism, tracing the rise of The Satanic Temple: only six years old and already one of the most controversial religious movements in…

Genre: Documentary
Breaking Habits

Breaking Habits

Breaking Habits
IMDb: 6.7
87

A former corporate executive fleeing a bad marriage becomes a cannabis farmer, forms a company called Sisters of the Valley and takes on the persona of a nun, Sister Kate.

Genre: Documentary
The Pursuit

The Pursuit

The Pursuit
IMDb: 5.5
76

Professional musician turned intrepid economist Arthur Brooks travels around the globe in search of an answer to the question: How can we lift up the world together, starting with those…

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
Oprah Winfrey Presents: After Neverland

Oprah Winfrey Presents: After Neverland

Oprah Winfrey Presents: After Neverland
IMDb: 6.6
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
Baristas

Baristas

Baristas
IMDb: 6
98

The follow up to the hit documentary “Barista” features four National Barista champions from around the globe who represent their countries and their craft in an attempt to win the…

Genre: Documentary