Documentary Movies
Mystify: Michael Hutchence

Mystify: Michael Hutchence

Mystify: Michael Hutchence
IMDb: 8.5
102

Michael Hutchence was flying high as the lead singer of the legendary rock band INXS until his untimely death in 1997. Richard Lowenstein’s documentary examines Hutchence’s deeply felt life through…

1917: The Real Story

1917: The Real Story

1917: The Real Story
IMDb: 7.2
50

‘1917: The Real Story’ documents the true story behind the international blockbuster film ‘1917’ – providing an insight into the real-life characters, and what became of them.

Genre: Documentary, War
Banking on Africa: The Bitcoin Revolution

Banking on Africa: The Bitcoin Revolution

Banking on Africa: The Bitcoin Revolution
IMDb: 7.1
48

As the world races to lead the way in blockchain technology, could Africa have an advantage? This documentary follows the journey of Bitcoin pioneers as the continent seeks to leverage…

Genre: Documentary
Spaceship Earth

Spaceship Earth

Spaceship Earth
IMDb: 7.8
115

In 1991 a group of countercultural visionaries built an enormous replica of earth’s ecosystem called Biosphere 2. When eight “biospherians” lived sealed inside, they faced ecological calamities and cult accusations….

Genre: Documentary
On the Record

On the Record

On the Record
IMDb: 6.4
95

The haunting story of music executive Drew Dixon as she grapples with her decision to become one of the first women of color, in the wake of #MeToo, to come…

Genre: Documentary
Armadillo

Armadillo

Armadillo
IMDb: 6.8
105

ARMADILLO is an upfront account of growing cynicism and adrenaline addiction for young soldiers at war. Mads and Daniel are on their first mission in Helmand, Afghanistan. Their platoon is…

Genre: Documentary, War
AKA Jane Roe

AKA Jane Roe

AKA Jane Roe
IMDb: 7.9
120

A portrait of Norma McCorvey, the “Jane Roe” whose unwanted pregnancy led to the 1973 case that legalized abortion nationwide, Roe v. Wade. The documentary unravels the mysteries closely guarded…

Genre: Documentary
Paris Is Burning

Paris Is Burning

Paris Is Burning
IMDb: 8.6
71

Where does voguing come from, and what, exactly, is throwing shade? This landmark documentary provides a vibrant snapshot of the 1980s through the eyes of New York City’s African American…

Genre: Documentary
We Need to Talk About A.I

We Need to Talk About A.I

We Need to Talk About A.I
IMDb: 7.2
N/A

A new film from acclaimed director, Leanne Pooley.

Ben Platt Live from Radio City Music Hall

Ben Platt Live from Radio City Music Hall

Ben Platt Live from Radio City Music Hall
IMDb: 6.1
85

Backed by a full band and a ready wit, actor Ben Platt opens up a very personal songbook onstage — numbers from his debut LP, “Sing to Me Instead.”

Genre: Documentary
Banksy and the Rise of Outlaw Art

Banksy and the Rise of Outlaw Art

Banksy and the Rise of Outlaw Art
IMDb: 7.3
108

Banksy, the world’s most infamous street artist, whose political art, criminal stunts and daring invasions have outraged the establishment for over two decades. Featuring rare interviews with Banksy, this is…

Genre: Documentary
Humanitarian: The Real Michael Jackson

Humanitarian: The Real Michael Jackson

Humanitarian: The Real Michael Jackson
IMDb: 4.3
N/A

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Genre: Documentary
Searching Eva

Searching Eva

Searching Eva
IMDb: 6.8
85

This is the tale of a young woman, growing up in the age of the internet and turning the search for oneself into a public spectacle, allowing kids from all…

Genre: Documentary
The Last Dance

The Last Dance

The Last Dance
TMDb: 9.5
60 min

A 10-part documentary chronicling the untold story of Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls dynasty with rare, never-before-seen footage and sound from the 1997-98 championship season – plus over 100…

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Genre: Documentary
Bedlam

Bedlam

Bedlam
IMDb: 7.2
84

A psychiatrist makes rounds in ERs, jails, and homeless camps to tell the intimate stories behind one of the greatest social crises of our time. A personal and intense journey…

Genre: Documentary
Peter Sellers: A State of Comic Ecstasy

Peter Sellers: A State of Comic Ecstasy

Peter Sellers: A State of Comic Ecstasy
IMDb: 7.7
76

The comedy pioneer behind the Goon Show, Dr Strangelove and the Pink Panther series is explored in depth in this film, surveying his meteoric rise to fame and troubled personal…

Wise Children

Wise Children

Wise Children
IMDb: N/A
N/A

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Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics

Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics

Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics
IMDb: 7.3
85

Celebrities recall their most mind-bending trips via animations, reenactments and more in this comedic documentary exploring the story of psychedelics.

Genre: Documentary
Blink of an Eye

Blink of an Eye

Blink of an Eye
IMDb: 8.7
88

Based on his book, Michael Waltrip recounts the 2001 Daytona 500 and the lighting-fast transition from elation to mourning – as he took the checkered flag to win while Dale…

Genre: Documentary
A Cam Life

A Cam Life

A Cam Life
IMDb: 3.8
77

An undaunted look into the cam business from performers and clients to website and studio owners.

Genre: Documentary
There’s Something in the Water

There’s Something in the Water

There’s Something in the Water
IMDb: 7.7
73

Ellen Page brings attention to the injustices and injuries caused by environmental racism in her home province, in this urgent documentary on Indigenous and African Nova Scotian women fighting to…

Genre: Documentary
Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind

Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind

Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind
IMDb: 7.4
100

Explore the personal and professional triumphs and challenges of actor Natalie Wood, which have often been overshadowed by her premature death.

Genre: Documentary
2040

2040

2040
IMDb: 7.5
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
Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story

Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story

Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story
IMDb: 8.2
96

After 16-year-old Cyntoia Brown is sentenced to life in prison, questions about her past, physiology and the law itself call her guilt into question.

Genre: Documentary
A Secret Love

A Secret Love

A Secret Love
IMDb: 5.6
83

Amid shifting times, two women kept their decades-long love a secret. But coming out later in life comes with its own set of challenges.

Genre: Documentary
LA Originals

LA Originals

LA Originals
IMDb: 7.7
92

Photographer Estevan Oriol and artist Mister Cartoon turned their Chicano roots into gritty art, impacting street culture, hip hop and beyond.

Genre: Documentary
Netflix vs. the World

Netflix vs. the World

Netflix vs. the World
IMDb: 5.8
N/A

The story of how a tiny, broke Silicon Valley startup slew giants of the movie rental world, warded off Amazon and forced movie making and distribution into the digital age.

Genre: Documentary
The Hottest August

The Hottest August

The Hottest August
IMDb: 5.4
92

Brett Story’s visionary look at New York City as it braces for an uncertain future.

Genre: Documentary
Circus of Books

Circus of Books

Circus of Books
IMDb: 8.1
92

In 1976, Karen and Barry Mason had fallen on hard times and were looking for a way to support their young family when they answered an ad in the Los…

Beastie Boys Story

Beastie Boys Story

Beastie Boys Story
IMDb: 6.2
120

A live documentary experience focusing on the history and legacy of the Beastie Boys and its intimate, personal story.

Genre: Documentary
Happiness Continues

Happiness Continues

Happiness Continues
IMDb: 8.0
104

A live concert experience and exclusive look into life on the road with The Jonas Brothers during their Happiness Begins concert tour.

Genre: Documentary
Jane Goodall: The Hope

Jane Goodall: The Hope

Jane Goodall: The Hope
IMDb: 7.8
N/A

The story of one remarkable woman who became a global icon in animal welfare and conservation who not only hoped for a better world, she achieved it! This sweeping documentary…

Genre: Documentary
The Longest War

The Longest War

The Longest War
IMDb: 6.7
90

The human stories and drama behind America’s involvement in Afghanistan, now the longest war in U.S. history. First-hand witnesses — ranging from U.S. intelligence operatives, to soldiers and their families,…

Genre: Documentary, War
The Painted Warrior

The Painted Warrior

The Painted Warrior
IMDb: 4.5
86

This unique husband and wife duo effect art in motion as they blend the worlds of artistry and athleticism. With ritual body art, The Painted Warrior is brought to life…

The Story of Plastic

The Story of Plastic

The Story of Plastic
IMDb: 6.5
95

The Story of Plastic is a seething expose uncovering the ugly truth behind the current global plastic pollution crisis. Striking footage shot over three continents illustrates the ongoing catastrophe: fields…

Genre: Documentary
Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool
IMDb: 7.3
116

A visionary, innovator, and originator who defied categorization and embodied the word cool—a foray into the life and career of musical and cultural icon Miles Davis.

Crystal City

Crystal City

Crystal City
IMDb: 6.7
N/A

An explosion of crystal meth addiction is ravaging New York City’s gay community. “Crystal City” explores the worsening epidemic through the eyes of recovering addicts and active users as they…

Genre: Documentary
Woman from Mars

Woman from Mars

Woman from Mars
IMDb: 4.0
40

Dylan Mars Greenberg, an independent filmmaker from New York City, shares her personal struggles and achievements as a minority in the filmmaking industry.

Money Heist: The Phenomenon

Money Heist: The Phenomenon

Money Heist: The Phenomenon
IMDb: 8.1
57

A documentary on why and how ‘Money Heist’ sparked a wave of enthusiasm around the world for a lovable group of thieves and their professor.

Genre: Documentary
Elephant

Elephant

Elephant
IMDb: 8.1
86

Disneynature’s Elephant follows African elephant Shani and her spirited son Jomo as their herd make an epic journey hundreds of miles across the vast Kalahari Desert. Led by their great…