Documentary Movies
Formula 1: Drive to Survive

Formula 1: Drive to Survive

Formula 1: Drive to Survive
TMDb: 4.5
40 min

Drivers, managers and team owners live life in the fast lane — both on and off the track — during one cutthroat season of Formula 1 racing.

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Genre: Documentary
Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People

Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People

Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People
IMDb: 6.5
92

The film explores the role of photography, since its rudimentary beginnings in the 1840s, in shaping the identity, aspirations, and social emergence of African Americans from slavery to the present….

Genre: Documentary
Memories of a Penitent Heart

Memories of a Penitent Heart

Memories of a Penitent Heart
IMDb: 7.1
74

Twenty five years after Miguel died from AIDS, his niece, filmmaker Cecilia Aldarondo, embarks on an excavation into a quagmire of unresolved family drama. Like many gay men in the…

Genre: Documentary
America’s Blues

America’s Blues

America’s Blues
IMDb: 6.6
83

America’s Blues takes a new angle on the Blues, focusing on, not only the musical impact it has had on all forms of Popular American Music, but also the influence…

Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away!

Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away!

Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away!
TMDb: 6.3
45 min

Camera follow teams of High Court Enforcement Agents, dealing with the execution of High Court Writs.

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Genre: Documentary
It’s a Hard Truth Ain’t It

It’s a Hard Truth Ain’t It

It’s a Hard Truth Ain’t It
IMDb: 8.5
75

“It’s a Hard Truth Ain’t It” is a companion piece to “O.G.”, a narrative drama also directed by Madeleine Sackler. It is co-directed by thirteen men incarcerated at the Pendleton…

Genre: Documentary
BTK: A Killer Among Us

BTK: A Killer Among Us

BTK: A Killer Among Us
IMDb: 4.1
85

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…

Brainchild

Brainchild

Brainchild
TMDb: 7
25 min

From germs and emotions to social media and more, it’s the science of your world explained in a way that’s refreshingly relatable.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Back in Time for the Weekend

Back in Time for the Weekend

Back in Time for the Weekend
TMDb: 7.9
60 min

For one summer, the Ashby Hawkins family give up their 21st-century technology and travel back in time to discover the radical transformation of our leisure time since 1950.

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Burn the Stage: The Movie

Burn the Stage: The Movie

Burn the Stage: The Movie
IMDb: 9.5
85

Burn the Stage: The Movie is the first movie from BTS, going behind-the-scenes of the BTS WINGS TOUR to reveal the full story of the band’s meteoric rise to fame….

Behind the Curve

Behind the Curve

Behind the Curve
IMDb: 6.3
96

Centuries ago, many cultures believed the Earth was a flat disc. As scientific thought and technology evolved, the Earth was revealed to be a globe, a view that’s widely accepted…

Genre: Documentary
Kinder des Kalifats

Kinder des Kalifats

Kinder des Kalifats
IMDb: 6.4
99

Talal Derki returns to his homeland where he gains the trust of a radical Islamist family, sharing their daily life for over two years. His camera focuses on Osama and…

Genre: Documentary, War
Hey Bartender

Hey Bartender

Hey Bartender
IMDb: 6.4
92

Two bartenders try to achieve their dreams through bartending. An injured Marine turns his goals to becoming a principal bartender at the best cocktail bar in the world. A young…

Genre: Documentary
Fire in the Night

Fire in the Night

Fire in the Night
IMDb: 6.3
93

Anthony Wonke directs this documentary marking the 25th anniversary of the Piper Alpha oil rig disaster. Re-examining the events that led to the drilling platform, at the time the largest…

Genre: Documentary
Downloaded

Downloaded

Downloaded
IMDb: 7.5
106

A documentary that explores the downloading revolution; the kids that created it, the bands and the businesses that were effected by it, and its impact on the world at large.

Genre: Documentary
DEFCON: The Documentary

DEFCON: The Documentary

DEFCON: The Documentary
IMDb: 8.1
110

DEFCON is the world’s largest hacking conference, held in Las Vegas, Nevada. In 2012 it was held for the 20th time. The conference has strict no-filming policies, but for DEFCON…

Genre: Documentary
Bridegroom

Bridegroom

Bridegroom
IMDb: 7.5
80

A documentary that tells the emotional journey of Shane and Tom, two young men in a loving and committed relationship — a relationship that was cut tragically short by a…

Genre: Documentary
An Apology to Elephants

An Apology to Elephants

An Apology to Elephants
IMDb: 7.2
40

Elephants are among the most majestic and intelligent creatures on Earth–but for hundreds of years, they have suffered at the hands of humans. Narrated by Lily Tomlin, this documentary short…

Genre: Documentary
Where the Trail Ends

Where the Trail Ends

Where the Trail Ends
IMDb: 8.3
85

“Where the Trail Ends…” is a film following the worlds’ top freeride mountain bikers as they search for un-ridden terrain around the globe, ultimately shaping the future of big mountain…

The Crash Reel

The Crash Reel

The Crash Reel
IMDb: 8.3
108

The Crash Reel tells the story of a sport and the risks that athletes face in reaching the pinnacle of their profession. This is Kevin Pearce’s story, a celebrated snowboarder…

Genre: Documentary
The Second Meeting

The Second Meeting

The Second Meeting
IMDb: 6.3
87

An American stealth-bomber pilot shot down over Serbia meets his enemy a dozen years later, in peace, and in friendship.

Genre: Documentary
Great British Railway Journeys

Great British Railway Journeys

Great British Railway Journeys
TMDb: 6
30 min

Michael Portillo takes to the tracks with a copy of George Bradshaw’s Victorian Railway Guidebook. Portillo travels the length and breadth of the country to see how the railways changed…

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Genre: Documentary
ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke

ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke

ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke
IMDb: 6.4
74

This investigation examines the mysterious shooting of soul icon Sam Cooke, whose death silenced one of the most vital voices in the civil rights movement.

Genre: Documentary
United Skates

United Skates

United Skates
IMDb: 6.5
89

When America’s last standing roller rinks are threatened with closure, a community of thousands battle in a racially charged environment to save an underground subculture.

Genre: Documentary
American Winter

American Winter

American Winter
IMDb: 7.1
90

Documentary feature film that follows the personal stories of families struggling in the aftermath of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. Filmed over the course of one winter…

Genre: Documentary
One Direction: Where We Are – The Concert Film

One Direction: Where We Are – The Concert Film

One Direction: Where We Are – The Concert Film
IMDb: 4.2
106

From X Factor to the San Siro Stadium in Milano, One Direction hit the world with success. See them perform live in the San Siro Stadium and watch 15 minutes…

Pakistan’s Hidden Shame

Pakistan’s Hidden Shame

Pakistan’s Hidden Shame
IMDb: 7.6
47

A look into the sexual abuse suffered by the children living in the North-Western city of Peshawar in Pakistan.

Genre: Documentary
In Search of Blind Joe Death: The Saga of John Fahey

In Search of Blind Joe Death: The Saga of John Fahey

In Search of Blind Joe Death: The Saga of John Fahey
IMDb: 6.8
58

In Search of Blind Joe Death: The Saga of John Fahey is a documentary film about the legendary American guitarist, composer and provocateur John Fahey, 1939-2001. Fahey is often considered…

Mistaken for Strangers

Mistaken for Strangers

Mistaken for Strangers
IMDb: 7.8
75

Mistaken for Strangers follows The National on its biggest tour to date. Newbie roadie Tom (lead singer Matt Berninger’s younger brother) is a heavy metal and horror movie enthusiast, and…

La mia classe

La mia classe

La mia classe
IMDb: 6.1
92

The ostensibly simple story of a sympathetic veteran teacher giving Italian lessons to a weekly class of diverse immigrants is given infinitely more depth and complexity by the manner in…

I Am a Girl

I Am a Girl

I Am a Girl
IMDb: 8.6
88

Six girls coming of age, ready to become something extraordinary.

Genre: Documentary
Starboard Light

Starboard Light

Starboard Light
IMDb: 7.4
57

A family’s decision to sell its 210-year-old Cape Cod summer home, which has seen five generations of the family pass through its doors, spurs one of its members, filmmaker Nick…

Genre: Documentary
Rocking the Couch

Rocking the Couch

Rocking the Couch
IMDb: 4.9
65

Hollywood titans, Harvey Weinstein & Bill Cosby, have been brought to their knees by the #MeToo movement. The term casting couch has existed for decades in Hollywood, but in 1992,…

Genre: Documentary
Beyond The Spectrum – Being Taken

Beyond The Spectrum – Being Taken

Beyond The Spectrum – Being Taken
IMDb: 4.9
74

This is the definitive Documentary on Alien Abduction. A careful fact based study of the most credible cases, hoaxes, military historical involvement and expert interviews.

Genre: Documentary
Unprotected

Unprotected

Unprotected
IMDb: 6.5
81

A Pope, the Pill, and the Perils of Sexual Chaos

Genre: Documentary
King Cnut

King Cnut

King Cnut
IMDb: 4.9
78

The extraordinary and hilarious saga of comedian Dave Griffiths’ fight against fashion industry giant French Connection, for the right to wear his CNUT t-shirt.

Genre: Documentary
Kaiser: The Greatest Footballer Never to Play Football

Kaiser: The Greatest Footballer Never to Play Football

Kaiser: The Greatest Footballer Never to Play Football
IMDb: 7.6
98

Documentary about a famous Brazilian footballer who never touched a ball.

Genre: Documentary
Catwalk: Tales from the Cat Show Circuit

Catwalk: Tales from the Cat Show Circuit

Catwalk: Tales from the Cat Show Circuit
IMDb: 6.4
77

Meet the fascinating felines and the people who pamper then in this whimsical look at the ins and outs of Canada’s competitive cat show circuit, where the claws come out…

Genre: Documentary
100 Vaginas

100 Vaginas

100 Vaginas
IMDb: N/A
46

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…

Genre: Documentary
These Birds Walk

These Birds Walk

These Birds Walk
IMDb: 5.4
71

The Edhi children’s shelter is a rare safe haven for Karachi’s runaways. Over three years, its cranky founder, a spirited child, and a gold-hearted ambulance driver are filmed, creating a…