Documentary Movies

Eps6Why We Hate

Why We Hate

Why We Hate
TMDb: 10
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,…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
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
Fire in Paradise

Fire in Paradise

Fire in Paradise
IMDb: 7.4
40

On 9/8/18 a fire broke out in California near the town of Paradise. Over the course of a few hours, the Camp Fire grew into the country’s deadliest wildfire in…

Genre: Documentary
Liberty: Mother of Exiles

Liberty: Mother of Exiles

Liberty: Mother of Exiles
IMDb: 6.1
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
Jenny Slate: Stage Fright

Jenny Slate: Stage Fright

Jenny Slate: Stage Fright
IMDb: 5.9
66

Jenny Slate’s first stand-up special is a mix of stage time, funny stories about adulthood and conversations with family in her childhood home.

Tell Me Who I Am

Tell Me Who I Am

Tell Me Who I Am
IMDb: 7.8
85

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.

The Elephant Queen

The Elephant Queen

The Elephant Queen
IMDb: 8.0
96

Join Athena, the majestic matriarch, as she leads her elephant herd across an unforgiving African landscape.

Genre: Documentary
League of Legends Origins

League of Legends Origins

League of Legends Origins
IMDb: 6.6
77

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

Genre: Documentary
Oil in the Blood

Oil in the Blood

Oil in the Blood
IMDb: 5.7
130

‘Oil in the Blood’ is a documentary feature film on the contemporary custom motorcycle culture. It’s not a film about motorcycles, it’s a film about motorcycle people.

Genre: Documentary
Eps9Couples Therapy

Couples Therapy

Couples Therapy
TMDb: 10
28 min

Far from reality-show caricatures, this is true documentary filmmaking that brings viewers into the authentic and visceral experience of weekly therapy with four couples. World-class therapist Dr. Orna Guralnik deftly…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Wrinkles the Clown

Wrinkles the Clown

Wrinkles the Clown
IMDb: 4.7
75

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

Genre: Documentary
Salam – The First ****** Nobel Laureate

Salam – The First ****** Nobel Laureate

Salam – The First ****** Nobel Laureate
IMDb: 8.1
75

Salam is a feature length documentary about the Nobel prize winning Pakistani physicist, Abdus Salam. The film reveals the extraordinary life of the charismatic Abdus Salam, in all its color,…

Genre: Documentary
Buzz

Buzz

Buzz
IMDb: N/A
90

Pulitzer prize-winning reporter and author, Buzz Bissinger, experiences a sexual awakening while collaborating with Caitlyn Jenner on her tell-all memoir.

Genre: Documentary
Savage X Fenty Show

Savage X Fenty Show

Savage X Fenty Show
IMDb: 7.5
N/A

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
Hello, Privilege. It’s Me, Chelsea

Hello, Privilege. It’s Me, Chelsea

Hello, Privilege. It’s Me, Chelsea
IMDb: 4.2
64

In this documentary, Chelsea Handler explores how white privilege impacts American culture — and the ways it’s benefited her own life and career.

Genre: Documentary
What Happened on September 11

What Happened on September 11

What Happened on September 11
IMDb: 5.8
30

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

Genre: Documentary
VHS Nasty

VHS Nasty

VHS Nasty
IMDb: 5.8
95

In the 80’s, a legendary cult following like no other developed during the VHS era, those that loved The Video Nasty! Explore all the greatest cult video titles such as…

2040

2040

2040
IMDb: 7.1
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
Eps6No One Saw a Thing

No One Saw a Thing

No One Saw a Thing
TMDb: 5
43 min

Status: Returning Series
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

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

Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones

Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones

Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones
IMDb: 8.5
65

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

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

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
Eps6Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted

Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted

Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted
IMDb: N/A
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…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Eps8The UnXplained

The UnXplained

The UnXplained
TMDb: 6
42 min

Explore the world’s most fascinating, strange and inexplicable mysteries. Each episode features compelling contributions from scientists, historians, witnesses and experiencers—each seeking to shed light on how the seemingly impossible actually…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
The Amazing Johnathan Documentary

The Amazing Johnathan Documentary

The Amazing Johnathan Documentary
IMDb: 6.8
94

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.

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
Eps4Shangri-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.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Eps6The Movies

The Movies

The Movies
IMDb: N/A
120 min

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

Status: Returning Series
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

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
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: 8.1
135

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
Are You Proud?

Are You Proud?

Are You Proud?
IMDb: 4.1
95

ARE YOU PROUD? meets key campaigners and investigates the organisations and events that have contributed to substantial progress within the western LGBTQ+ liberation movement, focusing on the history of Pride…

Genre: Documentary
Mike Wallace Is Here

Mike Wallace Is Here

Mike Wallace Is Here
IMDb: 6.8
90

For over half a century, 60 Minutes’ fearsome newsman Mike Wallace went head-to-head with the world’s most influential figures. Relying exclusively on archival footage, the film interrogates the interrogator, tracking…

Genre: Documentary
By the Balls

By the Balls

By the Balls
IMDb: 6.6
87

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…

Genre: Documentary
Apollo: The Forgotten Films

Apollo: The Forgotten Films

Apollo: The Forgotten Films
IMDb: 7.5
83

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.

FAT: A Documentary

FAT: A Documentary

FAT: A Documentary
IMDb: 6.9
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
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…

Genre: Documentary
Armstrong

Armstrong

Armstrong
IMDb: 6.9
100

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.

Genre: Documentary
8 Days: To the Moon and Back

8 Days: To the Moon and Back

8 Days: To the Moon and Back
IMDb: 8.0
90

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

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

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
The Armstrong Tapes

The Armstrong Tapes

The Armstrong Tapes
IMDb: 7.0
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
Eps14The Chef Show

The Chef Show

The Chef Show
TMDb: 8
N/A

Writer, director and food enthusiast Jon Favreau and chef Roy Choi explore food in and out of the kitchen with accomplished chefs and celebrity friends.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love
IMDb: 6.9
98

A story of enduring love between Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse, Marianne Ihlen. The film follows their relationship from their early days in Greece, a time of “free love”…

Genre: Documentary
Eps19The Weekly

The Weekly

The Weekly
IMDb: N/A
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…

Status: Returning Series
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
Perfect Feet

Perfect Feet

Perfect Feet
IMDb: 5.1
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
Emanuel

Emanuel

Emanuel
IMDb: 6.8
90

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…

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
Self Discovery for Social Survival

Self Discovery for Social Survival

Self Discovery for Social Survival
IMDb: 6.1
54

Self Discovery for Social Survival is a collaborative surf and music film produced by Brooklyn based record label, Mexican Summer and Pilgrim Surf + Supply, a New York based surf…

Genre: Documentary
Bound By Movement

Bound By Movement

Bound By Movement
IMDb: 5.4
82

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…

16 Shots

16 Shots

16 Shots
IMDb: 6.5
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: 8.1
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
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: 7.8
142

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…

Terror in the Skies

Terror in the Skies

Terror in the Skies
IMDb: 5.3
68

Journey to the Prairie State and discover the history of Illinois’ winged Cryptids in the eighth Small Town Monsters film; Terror in the Skies. From mysterious, fog shrouded cliffs to…

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