Documentary Movies

Eps4The Weekly

The Weekly

The Weekly
TMDb: 8
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…

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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
Eps7Killer Ratings

Killer Ratings

Killer Ratings
TMDb: 7.5
42 min

Brazilian TV personality and politician Wallace Souza faces accusations of masterminding the violent crimes he reported on and rallied against.

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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…

Genre: Documentary
Eps4Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men

Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men

Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men
IMDb: N/A
60 min

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
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…

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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 min

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
The Past Is Never Dead

The Past Is Never Dead

The Past Is Never Dead
IMDb: 3.3
88 min

The story of David Robinson’s nearly eighteen-year struggle to prove his innocence and the devastating effects wrongful convictions have on not just the falsely accused but on their family and…

Genre: Documentary
Eps6Inside Mighty Machines

Inside Mighty Machines

Inside Mighty Machines
IMDb: N/A
45 min

Former NASA rocket engineer Chad Zdenek takes apart some of the world’s mightiest machines and uncovers their secrets.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
After Maria

After Maria

After Maria
IMDb: 3.6
36 min

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
Game of Thrones: The Last Watch

Game of Thrones: The Last Watch

Game of Thrones: The Last Watch
IMDb: 7.4
115 min

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

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.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
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1969

1969
TMDb: 8
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
Grass is Greener

Grass is Greener

Grass is Greener
IMDb: 7.0
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 min

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
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
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.

Eps6Dark 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.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Last Breath

Last Breath

Last Breath
IMDb: 7.7
85 min

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…

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Genre: Documentary
Eps8Our Planet

Our Planet

Our Planet
TMDb: 7.9
50 min

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

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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
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
Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story

Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story

Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story
IMDb: 7.8
100 min

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.

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You Only Live Once – Die Toten Hosen on Tour

You Only Live Once – Die Toten Hosen on Tour

You Only Live Once – Die Toten Hosen on Tour
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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Eps7Lost 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…

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Genre: Documentary
Eps8The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann

The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann

The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann
TMDb: 7.8
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.

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Madonna and the Breakfast Club

Madonna and the Breakfast Club

Madonna and the Breakfast Club
IMDb: 6.4
85 min

The documentary story of Madonna’s struggling days in New York with her first band ”Breakfast Club,” leading up to her first solo record deal.

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…

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Genre: Documentary
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
Running with Beto

Running with Beto

Running with Beto
IMDb: 5.7
95 min

This behind-the-scenes documentary follows Beto O’Rourke’s rise from virtual unknown to national political figure through his bold attempt to unseat Ted Cruz in the US Senate.

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
Apollo 11

Apollo 11

Apollo 11
IMDb: 8.4
93 min

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

Beers of Joy

Beers of Joy

Beers of Joy
IMDb: 8.8
118 min

Medieval monasteries, historic German villages, and breweries from across the world serve as the backdrop for four people immersing themselves in their passion for beer.

Genre: Documentary
Eps8Losers

Losers

Losers
TMDb: 7.5
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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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
BTK: A Killer Among Us

BTK: A Killer Among Us

BTK: A Killer Among Us
IMDb: 7.6
85 min

For 31 years Dennis Rader aka BTK killer was able to live a double life. This documentary chronicle’s comprehensive interviews with law enforcement, victim’s family members, reporters and his daughter…

Eps4Lorena

Lorena

Lorena
IMDb: N/A
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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
The Many Lives of Nick Buoniconti

The Many Lives of Nick Buoniconti

The Many Lives of Nick Buoniconti
IMDb: 6.9
74 min

The story of Pro Football Hall of Famer Nick Buoniconti, whose resume encompasses turns as a linebacker, lawyer, sports agent, broadcaster, executive and philanthropist.

Genre: Documentary