Documentary Movies
Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal

Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal

Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal
IMDb: 7.1
99

An examination that goes beyond the celebrity-driven headlines and dives into the methods used by Rick Singer, the man at the center of the shocking 2019 college admissions scandal, to…

Making Apes: The Artists Who Changed Film

Making Apes: The Artists Who Changed Film

Making Apes: The Artists Who Changed Film
IMDb: 7.5
86

Fifty years after its release, the special effects makeup team behind Planet of the Apes reflect on making the iconic film.

Genre: Documentary
Crip Camp

Crip Camp

Crip Camp
IMDb: 7.9
107

Down the road from Woodstock in the early 1970s, a revolution blossomed in a ramshackle summer camp for disabled teenagers, transforming their young lives and igniting a landmark movement.

Genre: Documentary
Nate Bargatze: The Greatest Average American

Nate Bargatze: The Greatest Average American

Nate Bargatze: The Greatest Average American
IMDb: 7.6
61

Tennessee-born comedian, actor, and podcast host Nate Bargatze is back with his second hour-long Netflix original comedy special, Nate Bargatze: The Greatest Average American. Nate reflects on being part of…

Stray

Stray

Stray
IMDb: 7.2
72

The world of Zeytin, a stray dog living life on the streets of Istanbul.

Genre: Documentary
Seaspiracy

Seaspiracy

Seaspiracy
IMDb: 8.3
89

Passionate about ocean life, a filmmaker sets out to document the harm that humans do to marine species — and uncovers an alarming global conspiracy.

Genre: Documentary
The Day Sports Stood Still

The Day Sports Stood Still

The Day Sports Stood Still
IMDb: 5.4
95

The story of the unprecedented sports shutdown in March of 2020 and the remarkable turn of events that followed. This sports documentary is a chronicle of the abrupt stoppage, athletes’…

Collodion: The Process of Preservation

Collodion: The Process of Preservation

Collodion: The Process of Preservation
IMDb: 5.7
78

Through the lens of photographer and physician Eric Overton, Collodion: The Process of Preservation captures a fearless, and uncommonly vulnerable self-portrait of American wilderness, our relationship to each other, and…

Genre: Documentary
Flannery

Flannery

Flannery
IMDb: 6.8
97

A feature documentary directed by Elizabeth Coffman and Mark Bosco about American writer Flannery O’Connor.

Unsinkable: Japan’s Lost Battleship

Unsinkable: Japan’s Lost Battleship

Unsinkable: Japan’s Lost Battleship
IMDb: 6.9
55

October 24, 1944, the world’s greatest battle at sea begins in the Philippines. Japan’s navy gambles on a decisive victory against the United States to turn the tide of World…

Tina

Tina

Tina
IMDb: 6.3
118

Tina Turner overcame impossible odds to become one of the first female African American artists to reach a mainstream international audience. Her road to superstardom is an undeniable story of…

Moto CO: Revolutions

Moto CO: Revolutions

Moto CO: Revolutions
IMDb: N/A
53

Revolutions celebrates the lives of those whose worlds simply revolve around stepping out of their comfort zone, having no boundaries and redefining what’s possible on two wheels. This film is…

Miss Americana

Miss Americana

Miss Americana
IMDb: 8.4
85

A raw and emotionally revealing look at one of the most iconic artists of our time during a transformational period in her life as she learns to embrace her role…

The Last Cruise

The Last Cruise

The Last Cruise
IMDb: 7.2
40

Using intimate footage recorded by passengers and crew, The Last Cruise is a first-person account of the nightmare that transpired aboard the ill-fated Diamond Princess cruise ship, which set sail…

WeWork: Or the Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn

WeWork: Or the Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn

WeWork: Or the Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn
IMDb: 6.4
104

Explore the rise and fall of one of the biggest corporate flameouts and venture capitalist bubbles in recent years – the story of WeWork, and its hippie-messianic leader Adam Neumann.

Genre: Documentary
Blue Code of Silence

Blue Code of Silence

Blue Code of Silence
IMDb: 7.4
74

Every year an average of one thousand American police officers are arrested for misconduct or corruption, and the abuse of power is a legacy that stretches back to the dawn…

Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir

Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir

Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir
IMDb: 7.3
101

Amy Tan has established herself as one of America’s most respected literary voices. Born to Chinese immigrant parents, it would be decades before the author of The Joy Luck Club…

P!nk: All I Know So Far

P!nk: All I Know So Far

P!nk: All I Know So Far
IMDb: 5.7
99

A behind-the-scenes look at P!NK as she balances family and life on the road, leading up to her first Wembley Stadium performance on 2019’s “Beautiful Trauma” world tour.

Friends: The Reunion

Friends: The Reunion

Friends: The Reunion
IMDb: 8.9
104

The cast of Friends reunites for a once-in-a-lifetime celebration of the hit series, an unforgettable evening filled with iconic memories, uncontrollable laughter, happy tears, and special guests.

Nail Bomber: Manhunt

Nail Bomber: Manhunt

Nail Bomber: Manhunt
IMDb: 6.2
72

This documentary examines the 1999 London bombings that targeted Black, Bangladeshi and gay communities, and the race to find the far-right perpetrator. He terrorized a city, seeking to ignite a…

The Swim

The Swim

The Swim
IMDb: 5.7
N/A
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Redoubt

Redoubt

Redoubt
IMDb: 7.6
134

The goddess Diana and her two attendants traverse the rugged terrain of Idaho’s Sawtooth Mountains in pursuit of the elusive wolf. An Engraver (Matthew Barney) furtively documents their actions in…

Woman

Woman

Woman
IMDb: 8.7
104

WOMAN is a worldwide project giving voice to 2000 women in 50 different countries.

Genre: Documentary
Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten

Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten

Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten
IMDb: 6.5
84

Learn about the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, on the one hundredth anniversary of the crime, and how the community of Tulsa is coming to terms with its past, present, and…

Genre: Documentary
Hot Money

Hot Money

Hot Money
IMDb: 6.6
118

With wit, satire, and historical context, Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, General Wesley Clark and his son Wes Clark Jr. take us on a journey through the financial circulatory system…

Genre: Documentary
Broken Harts

Broken Harts

Broken Harts
IMDb: 7.3
85

This two-hour film will examine the tragic lives and deaths of the mysterious Hart family, exploring the void between their idyllic online persona and the heart breaking reality in which…

Genre: Documentary
The Accidental President

The Accidental President

The Accidental President
IMDb: 7.2
94

In 2016, almost anyone you asked, or any poll you consulted, pointed you to a Hillary Clinton landslide. The Accidental President is a balanced feature documentary that is seeking to…

Genre: Documentary
9th Circuit Cowboy: The Long, Good Fight of Judge Harry Pregerson

9th Circuit Cowboy: The Long, Good Fight of Judge Harry Pregerson

9th Circuit Cowboy: The Long, Good Fight of Judge Harry Pregerson
IMDb: 5.7
N/A

9th CIRCUIT COWBOY is the story of Judge Harry Pregerson who, for almost half a century, served on California’s famously liberal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Genre: Documentary
Is Mindfulness Right for You?

Is Mindfulness Right for You?

Is Mindfulness Right for You?
IMDb: 7.9
81

This insightful and informative documentary explores the popular world of Mindfulness from the perspective of four people who study and teach it. Mindfulness is defined as a mental state achieved…

Genre: Documentary
Hating Peter Tatchell

Hating Peter Tatchell

Hating Peter Tatchell
IMDb: 6.3
91

The powerful and inspiring true story of the controversial human rights campaigner whose provocative acts of civil disobedience rocked the British establishment, revolutionised attitudes to homosexuality and exposed world tyrants….

Genre: Documentary
Rise Again: Tulsa and the Red Summer

Rise Again: Tulsa and the Red Summer

Rise Again: Tulsa and the Red Summer
IMDb: 5.4
90

Comes one hundred years from the two-day Tulsa Massacre in 1921 that led to the murder of hundreds of Black people and leaving thousands homeless and displaced.

Genre: Documentary
Lionel Messi: The Greatest

Lionel Messi: The Greatest

Lionel Messi: The Greatest
IMDb: 5.3
N/A

Winner of a record breaking, 6 Ballon d’Or’s, Lionel Messi has proved time and time again that he is the greatest player of all time. He is the most award…

Murder by the Coast

Murder by the Coast

Murder by the Coast
IMDb: 6.3
88

In 1999, teen Rocío Wanninkhof is murdered. Her mother’s ex-partner, Dolores Vázquez, is suspected. Did she do it? A second victim reveals the truth.

Mary J Blige’s My Life

Mary J Blige’s My Life

Mary J Blige’s My Life
IMDb: 8.9
82

Mary J. Blige set the music world on fire with her trailblazing 1994 LP “My Life.” The singer, producer and actress reveals the demons and blessings that inspired the record…

Genre: Documentary
Sisters on Track

Sisters on Track

Sisters on Track
IMDb: 4.1
96

Three track star sisters face obstacles in life and in competition as they pursue Junior Olympic dreams in this extraordinary coming of age journey.

Invisible Portraits

Invisible Portraits

Invisible Portraits
IMDb: 6.8
92

(In)Visible Portraits shatters the too-often invisible otherizing of Black women in America and reclaims the true narrative as told in their own words.

Genre: Documentary
Who Are You, Charlie Brown?

Who Are You, Charlie Brown?

Who Are You, Charlie Brown?
IMDb: 7.2
54

A documentary about Peanuts and its creator, Charles M. Schulz. Famous fans—including Drew Barrymore, Kevin Smith, and Al Roker—share its influence on them, and a new animated story finds Charlie…

Audible

Audible

Audible
IMDb: 4.3
39

Football player Amaree McKenstry-Hall and his Maryland School for the Deaf teammates attempt to defend their winning streak while coming to terms with the tragic loss of a close friend.

Fathom

Fathom

Fathom
IMDb: 6.1
86

Two biologists set out on an undertaking as colossal as their subjects—deciphering the complex communication of whales. Dr. Michelle Fournet and Dr. Ellen Garland journey to opposite hemispheres to uncover…

Genre: Documentary
Wolfgang

Wolfgang

Wolfgang
IMDb: 7
78

An intimate portrait of the life and work of the original “celebrity chef” Wolfgang Puck.

The Reunited States

The Reunited States

The Reunited States
IMDb: 4.7
82

Follow four Americans as they travel the country in an effort to bridge political division. From Susan Bro, reluctantly called to activism after losing daughter Heather Heyer in Charlottesville, to…

Genre: Documentary
Between Musk and Mars

Between Musk and Mars

Between Musk and Mars
IMDb: 5.4
44

“Between Musk and Mars” provides an intimate look at the holdouts who refuse to leave the isolated village and the tactics SpaceX has been using to get them out of…

Miley Cyrus Presents Stand by You

Miley Cyrus Presents Stand by You

Miley Cyrus Presents Stand by You
IMDb: 7.9
70

The hourlong concert event, filmed at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, features multi-platinum recording artist, songwriter and trailblazer Miley Cyrus performing an array of her hits all in the…

Genre: Documentary
The Reason I Jump

The Reason I Jump

The Reason I Jump
IMDb: 7.5
82

Based on the book by a non-verbal autistic man, Naoki Higashida, filmmaker Jerry Rothwell examines the lives of five non-speaking, autistic youngsters.

The Wisdom of Trauma

The Wisdom of Trauma

The Wisdom of Trauma
IMDb: 8.3
N/A

1 in 5 Americans are diagnosed with mental illness every year. Suicide is the second most common cause of death in the US for youth aged 15-24, and kills over…

Genre: Documentary
Gay Chorus Deep South

Gay Chorus Deep South

Gay Chorus Deep South
IMDb: 6.4
98

In response to a wave of discriminatory anti-LGBTQ laws and the divisive 2016 election, the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus embarks on a tour of the American Deep South.

Genre: Documentary
Orca vs. Great White

Orca vs. Great White

Orca vs. Great White
IMDb: 5.8
N/A

Researchers from New Zealand investigate about the mysterious attacks of orcas to great white sharks in South Africa in 2017 and seek to discover if it will happen again.

Genre: Documentary
The One and Only Dick Gregory

The One and Only Dick Gregory

The One and Only Dick Gregory
IMDb: 8
113

This revealing portrait of comedian, activist, pop-culture icon and thought leader Dick Gregory documents his many personal reinventions throughout the decades, from celebrity to civil rights hero and beyond, while…

Genre: Documentary