Documentary Movies
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
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…

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
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
Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen

Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen

Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen
IMDb: 8.2
95

New Zealand film archivist Heperi Mita traces the cinematic legacy of his mother and trailblazing Maori filmmaker Merata Mita.

Genre: Documentary
Five Broken Cameras

Five Broken Cameras

Five Broken Cameras
IMDb: 7.6
90

Five broken cameras – and each one has a powerful tale to tell. Embedded in the bullet-ridden remains of digital technology is the story of Emad Burnat, a farmer from…

Genre: Documentary, War
Cassette: A Documentary Mixtape

Cassette: A Documentary Mixtape

Cassette: A Documentary Mixtape
IMDb: 4.8
80

Cassette inventor Lou Ottens digs through his past to figure out why the audiotape won’t die. Rock veterans join a legion of young bands releasing music on tape to push…

Genre: Documentary
Cocaine Prison

Cocaine Prison

Cocaine Prison
IMDb: 4.9
N/A

From inside Bolivia’s craziest prison a cocaine worker, a drug mule and his little sister reveal the countries relationship with cocaine.

Genre: Documentary
Rise of the Superheroes

Rise of the Superheroes

Rise of the Superheroes
IMDb: 6.3
117

This is the story of how superheroes from Tim Burton’s prototype blockbuster Batman, Blade, X-Men, Spiderman to Iron Man and the Black Panther brought to life from the pages of…

Genre: Documentary
Caniba

Caniba

Caniba
IMDb: 6.6
90

Caniba is a fresco about flesh and desire. It reflects on the discomfiting significance of cannibalism in human existence through the prism of one Japanese man, Issei Sagawa, and his…

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: 7.2
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
HR Finding Joseph I

HR Finding Joseph I

HR Finding Joseph I
IMDb: 6.7
92

“Finding Joseph I” is a feature documentary chronicling the eccentric life and struggles of punk rock reggae singer, Paul “HR” Hudson, a.k.a. Joseph I, the legendary lead singer from Bad…

Metric: Dreams So Real

Metric: Dreams So Real

Metric: Dreams So Real
IMDb: 6.3
110

Dreams So Real, the feature-length concert documentary, captures Canadian rock group Metric’s last live performance of a year-long sold-out world tour.

Genre: Documentary
The Icarus Line Must Die

The Icarus Line Must Die

The Icarus Line Must Die
IMDb: 7.3
82

Joe Cardamone, front man of The Icarus Line, navigates his way through the ups and downs of the modern music landscape in the current LA music scene.

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 Beach Boys: Making Pet Sounds

The Beach Boys: Making Pet Sounds

The Beach Boys: Making Pet Sounds
IMDb: 7.2
59

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the release of ‘Pet Sounds,’ Brian Wilson and surviving members of The Beach Boys (Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston and David Marks) revisit the…

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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Bathtubs Over Broadway

Bathtubs Over Broadway

Bathtubs Over Broadway
IMDb: 6.9
87

When he started as a comedy writer for the Late Show with David Letterman, Steve Young had few interests and not many friends outside of his day job. But while…

Apollo 11

Apollo 11

Apollo 11
IMDb: 7.5
90

A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin.

Knock Down the House

Knock Down the House

Knock Down the House
IMDb: 7.3
85

In 2018, a young bartender in the Bronx, a coal miner’s daughter in West Virginia, a grieving mother in Nevada and a registered nurse in Missouri join a movement of…

Genre: Documentary
Sympathy for the Devil

Sympathy for the Devil

Sympathy for the Devil
IMDb: 6.9
115

SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL is an exhilarating, provocative motion picture. The Rolling Stones rehearse their latest song, “Sympathy For the Devil,” in a London studio. Beginning as a ballad, the…

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
Secrets of Shaolin with Jason Scott Lee

Secrets of Shaolin with Jason Scott Lee

Secrets of Shaolin with Jason Scott Lee
IMDb: 6.8
50

Hollywood actor Jason Scott Lee, actor in The Bruce Lee Story and himself an expert developed by Bruce Lee’s fighting style “Jeet Kune Do” fulfilled his lifelong dream: In an…

Genre: Documentary
Momentum Generation

Momentum Generation

Momentum Generation
IMDb: 8.5
104

In the 1990s, a motley band of teen surfers from the north shore of Oahu brought professional surfing to new heights. But as their stars rose, the competition threatened to…

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
Grass is Greener

Grass is Greener

Grass is Greener
IMDb: 7.1
97

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
Our Nixon

Our Nixon

Our Nixon
IMDb: 7.2
84

Never before seen Super 8 home movies filmed by Richard Nixon’s closest aides – and convicted Watergate conspirators – offer a surprising and intimate new look into his Presidency.

Genre: Documentary
Bisbee ’17

Bisbee ’17

Bisbee ’17
IMDb: 6.4
124

It’s 2017 in Bisbee, Arizona, an old copper-mining town just miles from the Mexican border. The town’s close-knit community prepares to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Bisbee’s darkest hour: the…

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
Ashes and Snow

Ashes and Snow

Ashes and Snow
IMDb: 8.6
63

Ashes and Snow, a film by Gregory Colbert, uses both still and movie cameras to explore extraordinary interactions between humans and animals. The 60-minute feature is a poetic narrative rather…

Nureyev

Nureyev

Nureyev
IMDb: 6.5
110

An insight into the life of the world’s most famous male dancer, Rudolf Nureyev.

Genre: Documentary
Sharkwater Extinction

Sharkwater Extinction

Sharkwater Extinction
IMDb: 8.3
90

Discovering that sharks are being hunted to extinction, and with them the destruction of our life support system – activist and filmmaker Rob Stewart embarks on a dangerous quest to…

Genre: Documentary
Nanking

Nanking

Nanking
IMDb: 7.7
88

The story of the rape of Nanking, one of the most tragic events in history. In 1937, the invading Japanese army murdered over 200,000 and raped tens of thousands of…

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: 6.6
59

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
Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé

Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé

Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé
IMDb: 8.1
137

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

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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Lunatics

Lunatics

Lunatics
TMDb: 7.4
N/A

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
My Strange Addiction

My Strange Addiction

My Strange Addiction
TMDb: 10
22 min

My Strange Addiction is an American documentary television series that premiered on TLC on December 29, 2010. The series focuses on people with unusual compulsive behaviors. These range from eating…

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Genre: Documentary