Documentary Movies

Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

Anthropocene: The Human Epoch
IMDb: 7.2
87 min

Documentary on psychedelic potash mines, expansive concrete seawalls, mammoth industrial machines, and other examples of humanity’s massive, destructive reengineering of the planet.

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Genre: Documentary
Eps5 The Imagineering Story

The Imagineering Story

The Imagineering Story
IMDb: N/A
60 min

Explore the past, present and future of Walt Disney Imagineering with noted filmmaker Leslie Iwerks. Ms. Iwerks comes from a family with deep Disney history — her grandfather was an…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Eps4 Marvel’s Hero Project

Marvel’s Hero Project

Marvel’s Hero Project
IMDb: N/A
30 min

This 20-episode series shares the remarkable, positive change several young heroes are making in their own communities across the country. These inspiring kids have dedicated their lives to selfless acts…

Status: Returning Series
Eps4 The World According to Jeff Goldblum

The World According to Jeff Goldblum

The World According to Jeff Goldblum
TMDb: 7
N/A

Through the prism of Jeff Goldblum’s always inquisitive and highly entertaining mind, nothing is as it seems. Each episode is centered around something we all love — like sneakers or…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Andy Murray: Resurfacing

Andy Murray: Resurfacing

Andy Murray: Resurfacing
IMDb: 8.5
108

A documentary film that tracks the tennis star’s devastating injury journey between 2017-2019. From the front lines of surgical theatres, to the intimate corners of his home, we live alongside…

Genre: Documentary
Eps7 Seven Worlds, One Planet

Seven Worlds, One Planet

Seven Worlds, One Planet
TMDb: 9.3
59 min

Millions of years ago, incredible forces ripped apart the Earth’s crust creating seven extraordinary continents. This documentary series reveals how each distinct continent has shaped the unique animal life found…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Lindsey Vonn: The Final Season

Lindsey Vonn: The Final Season

Lindsey Vonn: The Final Season
IMDb: 7.1
89

Universally recognized as the greatest female skier ever, Lindsey Vonn went on a remarkable journey that was defined by unexpected twists and turns and dramatic peaks and valleys in its…

Genre: Documentary
Shelby American

Shelby American

Shelby American
IMDb: 7.5
N/A

Carroll Shelby came from humble beginnings working as a chicken farmer in rural Texas. He exploded into the auto-racing scene by beating all the top-tier drivers of the era and…

Genre: Documentary
Tell Me Who I Am

Tell Me Who I Am

Tell Me Who I Am
IMDb: 7.7
85 min

In this documentary, Alex trusts his twin, Marcus, to tell him about his past after he loses his memory. But Marcus is hiding a dark family secret.

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Eps4 Unnatural Selection

Unnatural Selection

Unnatural Selection
IMDb: N/A
65 min

From eradicating disease to selecting a child’s traits, gene editing gives humans the chance to hack biology. Meet the real people behind the science.

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Genre: Documentary
League of Legends Origins

League of Legends Origins

League of Legends Origins
IMDb: 6.5
77 min

Fans, experts and creators of “League of Legends” detail the game’s rise from free demo to global esports titan.

Genre: Documentary
Eps4 Why We Hate

Why We Hate

Why We Hate
IMDb: N/A
N/A

Explore one of humanity’s most primal and destructive emotions – hate. At the heart of this timely series is the notion that if people begin to understand their own minds,…

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Genre: Documentary
Busby

Busby

Busby
IMDb: 6.7
N/A

The story of Manchester United legend Sir Matt Busby.

Genre: Documentary
Eps6 Ghost Nation

Ghost Nation

Ghost Nation
TMDb: 10
N/A

Paranormal investigators and ghost-hunting pioneers Jason Hawes, Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango respond to urgent calls from local paranormal investigators nationwide who have reached a dead end with their high-stakes…

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Wrinkles the Clown

Wrinkles the Clown

Wrinkles the Clown
IMDb: 4.7
75 min

In Florida, parents can hire Wrinkles the Clown to scare their misbehaving children.

Genre: Documentary
Eps5 Relentless With Kate Snow

Relentless With Kate Snow

Relentless With Kate Snow
IMDb: N/A
N/A

Journalist Kate Snow takes a journey with families as they go to great lengths to find answers about their loved ones’ deaths. These ordinary heroes go undercover, hunt for evidence…

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Eps1 Finding Justice

Finding Justice

Finding Justice
IMDb: N/A
41 min

A series that travels around the country to follow the heroes, leaders and activists who battle to bring change to the cities they call home.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Eps3 Underground Marvels

Underground Marvels

Underground Marvels
IMDb: N/A
N/A

Historians, engineers, ​and experts take a look at the underground structures, systems, and phenomena that exist beneath our feet.

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Genre: Documentary
Liberty: Mother of Exiles

Liberty: Mother of Exiles

Liberty: Mother of Exiles
IMDb: 6.3
83

A look at the history of the Statue of Liberty and the meaning of sculptor Auguste Bartholdi’s creation to people around the world.

Genre: Documentary
QT8: The First Eight

QT8: The First Eight

QT8: The First Eight
IMDb: 7.3
120

A detailed account of the life and artistic career of legendary filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, from his early days as a video club manager to the scandalous fall in disgrace of…

Genre: Documentary
Savage X Fenty Show

Savage X Fenty Show

Savage X Fenty Show
IMDb: 7.5
51 min

The Savage X Fenty Show gives a look into Rihanna’s creative process for her latest lingerie collection. Modeled by incredible, diverse talent; celebrating all genders and sizes; and featuring performances…

Genre: Documentary
The Game Changers

The Game Changers

The Game Changers
IMDb: 8.1
88 min

From the UFC Octagon in Las Vegas and the anthropology lab at Dartmouth, to a strongman gym in Berlin and the bushlands of Zimbabwe, the world is introduced to elite…

Genre: Documentary
Eps5 Murder in the Bayou

Murder in the Bayou

Murder in the Bayou
TMDb: 7.5
N/A

The five-part docu-series investigates the unsolved murders of eight women whose bodies were discovered between 2005 and 2009 in drainage canals and on desolate back roads in and around the…

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We Shall Not Die Now

We Shall Not Die Now

We Shall Not Die Now
IMDb: 8.2
152

A chronicle of the Holocaust, told by the resilient survivors who lived through it.

Eps6 Activate: The Global Citizen Movement

Activate: The Global Citizen Movement

Activate: The Global Citizen Movement
IMDb: N/A
N/A

A six-part documentary series on Global Citizen’s efforts to combat global challenges connected to extreme poverty. Each episode delves into a different issue connected to the root causes of poverty,…

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Genre: Documentary
Travis Scott: Look Mom I Can Fly

Travis Scott: Look Mom I Can Fly

Travis Scott: Look Mom I Can Fly
IMDb: 6.3
85 min

While crafting his Grammy-nominated album ”Astroworld,” Travis Scott juggles controversy, fatherhood and career highs in this intimate documentary.

Eps6 The Murder Tapes

The Murder Tapes

The Murder Tapes
IMDb: N/A
43 min

Incorporating bodycam footage from the initial crime scene, surveillance video, and interrogation room recordings, homicide investigations unfold through dramatic real video footage providing an up-close perspective on homicide investigations.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones

Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones

Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones
IMDb: 8.5
66 min

Legendary comedian Dave Chappelle is back with an all-new stand-up comedy special, Sticks & Stones, his fifth Netflix Original.

Hitsville: The Making of Motown

Hitsville: The Making of Motown

Hitsville: The Making of Motown
IMDb: 8.1
113 min

The remarkable story of the legendary Motown Records is told through exclusive interviews with the label’s visionary founder, Berry Gordy, and many of its superstar artists and creative figures, as…

American Factory

American Factory

American Factory
IMDb: 7.6
110 min

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
I Am Patrick Swayze

I Am Patrick Swayze

I Am Patrick Swayze
IMDb: 8.0
92 min

An inside look at the life of Patrick Swayze as told by the people who knew him best.

Genre: Documentary
Eps7 Diagnosis

Diagnosis

Diagnosis
TMDb: 8
49 min

Dr. Lisa Sanders crowdsources diagnoses for mysterious and rare medical conditions in a documentary series based on her New York Times Magazine column.

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Genre: Documentary
The Amazing Johnathan Documentary

The Amazing Johnathan Documentary

The Amazing Johnathan Documentary
IMDb: 6.8
94 min

What begins as a documentary following the final tour of a dying magician—”The Amazing Johnathan”—becomes an unexpected and increasingly bizarre journey as the filmmaker struggles to separate truth from illusion.

Eps5 Happy Jail

Happy Jail

Happy Jail
IMDb: N/A
35 min

The jail in the Philippines made famous for a viral Michael Jackson dance video comes under the management of an ex-convict which causes some controversy

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Alternate Endings: Six New Ways to Die in America

Alternate Endings: Six New Ways to Die in America

Alternate Endings: Six New Ways to Die in America
IMDb: 7.3
68 min

A look at the varied new ways Americans are choosing to both find meaning and celebrate life as it comes to an end.

Genre: Documentary
Michael Jackson: Chase the Truth

Michael Jackson: Chase the Truth

Michael Jackson: Chase the Truth
IMDb: 7.5
59 min

”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
What Happened on September 11

What Happened on September 11

What Happened on September 11
IMDb: 5.6
30

An introduction to the terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001 presented for a young audience.

Genre: Documentary
Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator

Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator

Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator
IMDb: 6.7
86

The spectacular rise and scandalous fall of hot-yoga evangelist Bikram Choudhury is chronicled through archival footage and extensive insider interviews.

Eps5 The Family

The Family

The Family
TMDb: 7.2
249 min

An enigmatic conservative Christian group known as the Family wields enormous influence in Washington, D.C., in pursuit of its global ambitions.

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Genre: Documentary
Ready for War

Ready for War

Ready for War
IMDb: 5.4
90

Andrew Renzi’s heartfelt and hard-hitting documentary sheds light on the lives of three of the estimated thousands of immigrants who volunteer for service in the American military, yet find themselves…

Genre: Documentary
Enter the Anime

Enter the Anime

Enter the Anime
IMDb: 2.7
58 min

What is anime? Through deep-dives with notable masterminds of this electrifying genre, this fast-paced documentary seeks to find the answers.

Genre: Documentary
Eps8 Sex Life

Sex Life

Sex Life
TMDb: 5
60 min

A voyeuristic documentary series about titillating sexual and erotic experiences.

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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: 8.1
76 min

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
Eps6 This Is Football

This Is Football

This Is Football
IMDb: N/A
N/A

An emotionally-charged, six-part documentary, exploring football’s extraordinary impact on the world. From the streets of Delhi to the fields of post-war Rwanda to the pitches of the Champions League, this…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Hidden Colors 5: The Art of Black Warfare

Hidden Colors 5: The Art of Black Warfare

Hidden Colors 5: The Art of Black Warfare
IMDb: 8.0
135 min

The history of warfare as it relates to global Black society, broken down into 7 chapters that examines the ways the system of racism wages warfare from a historical, psychological,…

Genre: Documentary
Unmasking Jihadi John: Anatomy of a Terrorist

Unmasking Jihadi John: Anatomy of a Terrorist

Unmasking Jihadi John: Anatomy of a Terrorist
IMDb: 7.1
90 min

The inside story behind the hunt for ISIS poster boy ”Jihadi John” by the US and British military and intelligence services. An interrogation of the twisted worldview espoused by ISIS…

Genre: Documentary
Illuminated: The True Story of the Illuminati

Illuminated: The True Story of the Illuminati

Illuminated: The True Story of the Illuminati
IMDb: 5.5
76 min

The true historical account of the Illuminati, exposing the actual rituals of the secret society, and answering the age-old question of whether or not the order still exists.

Genre: Documentary
Eps1 Ancient Skies

Ancient Skies

Ancient Skies
IMDb: N/A
N/A

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
By the Balls

By the Balls

By the Balls
IMDb: 5.4
87 min

Sport and politics most definitely do mix in this gripping look back at a brutal and turbulent time for New Zealand rugby, told from the point of view of the…

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Genre: Documentary
Eps6 Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted

Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted

Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted
TMDb: 7.4
47 min

Follow Gordon Ramsay as he meets with indigenous people around the globe to learn about the cultures, dishes and flavors unique to each location. Each episode concludes with Ramsay challenging…

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Genre: Documentary
Apollo: The Forgotten Films

Apollo: The Forgotten Films

Apollo: The Forgotten Films
IMDb: 7.6
83 min

Recently discovered footage reveals the secret history of NASA’s first landing on the moon, and using this brand-new evidence, former astronauts and experts challenge everything known about the Apollo missions.

Eps8 The UnXplained

The UnXplained

The UnXplained
TMDb: 6
42 min

From the producers of Ancient Aliens and The Curse of Oak Island comes The UnXplained, a one-hour, non-fiction series that explores the world’s most fascinating, strange and inexplicable mysteries. Hosted…

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Apollo: Missions to the Moon

Apollo: Missions to the Moon

Apollo: Missions to the Moon
IMDb: 7.7
N/A

National Geographic’s riveting effort recounts all 12 crewed missions using only archival footage, photos and audio.

Genre: Documentary
Return to Earth

Return to Earth

Return to Earth
IMDb: 6.8
N/A

A cinematic mountain-bike film. Featuring some of the sports biggest athletes. The ninth feature from award-winning adventure filmmakers Anthill Films. Return to Earth proves that when we lose track of…

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Genre: Documentary
Eps1 If We Built It Today

If We Built It Today

If We Built It Today
IMDb: N/A
N/A

They are some of the world’s all-time greatest building projects. Most have stood the test of time, but with today’s technology, could they be duplicated and done better?

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Armstrong

Armstrong

Armstrong
IMDb: 6.9
100 min

Dramatic, moving and deeply human, ARMSTRONG offers the definitive life story of Neil Armstrong: from his childhood in Ohio to his first steps on the Moon, and beyond.

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Genre: Documentary
Eps4 Shangri-La

Shangri-La

Shangri-La
IMDb: N/A
N/A

An intimate look at the creative process through the lens of legendary music producer Rick Rubin.

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Genre: Documentary
8 Days: To the Moon and Back

8 Days: To the Moon and Back

8 Days: To the Moon and Back
IMDb: 7.9
90 min

Join Apollo 11 on its historic journey. The film seamlessly blends mission audio featuring conversations among Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins with new footage, NASA archive and stunning…

Aziz Ansari: Right Now

Aziz Ansari: Right Now

Aziz Ansari: Right Now
IMDb: 7.5
65 min

In a comedy special directed by Spike Jonze, Aziz Ansari shares deep personal insights and hilarious takes on wokeness, family and the social climate.

The Day We Walked On The Moon

The Day We Walked On The Moon

The Day We Walked On The Moon
IMDb: 6.6
60 min

On July 16, 1969, hundreds of thousands of spectators and an army of reporters gathered at Cape Kennedy to witness one of the great spectacles of the century: the launch…

Genre: Documentary
Eps6 The Movies

The Movies

The Movies
TMDb: 6.5
120 min

Explore American cinema through the decades and the cultural, societal and political shifts that framed its evolution.

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Genre: Documentary
Eps6 The Last Czars

The Last Czars

The Last Czars
TMDb: 8
300 min

When social upheaval sweeps Russia in the early 20th century, Czar Nicholas II resists change, sparking a revolution and ending a dynasty.

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Love, Antosha

Love, Antosha

Love, Antosha
IMDb: 8.2
92

From a prolific career in film and television, Anton Yelchin left an indelible legacy as an actor. Through his journals and other writings, his photography, the original music he wrote,…

Genre: Documentary
Iron Fists and Kung Fu Kicks

Iron Fists and Kung Fu Kicks

Iron Fists and Kung Fu Kicks
IMDb: 6.7
107

The wild untold story of the iconic Shaw Brothers who paved the way for the boom of the Kung fu film movement, which had a huge influence on the West…

Genre: Documentary
The Quiet One

The Quiet One

The Quiet One
IMDb: 6.6
105 min

Featuring never-before-seen home movies and photographs, musician Bill Wyman opens up his vast personal archives to share stories and memories of his three-decade stint as bassist of the Rolling Stones.

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Untouchable

Untouchable

Untouchable
IMDb: 6.8
98 min

The inside story of the rise and fall of Harvey Weinstein reveals how, over decades, he acquired and protected his power even when scandal threatened to engulf him. Former colleagues…

Genre: Documentary
True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality

True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality

True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality
IMDb: 7.9
102 min

An intimate portrait of Alabama public interest attorney Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, who for more than three decades has advocated on behalf of…

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 min

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
Emanuel

Emanuel

Emanuel
IMDb: 6.8
90 min

On June 17th, 2015, 21-year-old white supremacist Dylann Roof walked into a bible study and murdered nine African Americans during their closing prayer. This is the story of the victims…

Game Changers: Inside the Video Game Wars

Game Changers: Inside the Video Game Wars

Game Changers: Inside the Video Game Wars
IMDb: 7.4
75 min

This is the untold story of the personal battles that gave rise to the multi-billion dollar video game industry. Brought to life by Academy Award® winning director Daniel Junge, this…

Genre: Documentary
Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona
IMDb: 7.7
130 min

Constructed from over 500 hours of never-before-seen footage, this documentary centers on the career of celebrated football player Diego Maradona who played for SSC Napoli in the 1980s.

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Genre: Documentary
Eps8 Savage Builds

Savage Builds

Savage Builds
TMDb: 7
43 min

Adam Savage combines his insatiable curiosity and nearly unparalleled inventiveness as he attempts to build working, innovative items. Each episode will focus on one project as Adam collaborates with notable…

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Genre: Documentary
16 Shots

16 Shots

16 Shots
IMDb: 6.6
92 min

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
Bound By Movement

Bound By Movement

Bound By Movement
IMDb: 5.4
82 min

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…

The Biggest Little Farm

The Biggest Little Farm

The Biggest Little Farm
IMDb: 8.1
89 min

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
Eps11 First Responders Live

First Responders Live

First Responders Live
TMDb: 7
43 min

A live in-depth look at the brave American heroes who put their own lives on the line as they race into danger to save others. Television journalist Josh Elliott puts…

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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: 7.7
142 min

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…

Eps4 Legends of the Deep

Legends of the Deep

Legends of the Deep
IMDb: N/A
42 min

Celine and Fabien Cousteau use cutting-edge tech to hunt for a long-lost shipwreck in the Bermuda Triangle, and if their top-secret clues are right, they might uncover new evidence that…

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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 min

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…

The Black Godfather

The Black Godfather

The Black Godfather
IMDb: 7.5
118 min

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

Genre: Documentary