Documentary Movies
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
Grant

Grant

Grant
TMDb: 4.5
80 min

This documentary-series examines Grant’s life story using his perspective and experiences to explore a turbulent time in history: the Civil War and Reconstruction.

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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
Lost Cities with Albert Lin

Lost Cities with Albert Lin

Lost Cities with Albert Lin
TMDb: 6.4
N/A

A mission to discover and re-create unexcavated worlds still hidden beneath the earth.

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Jimmy’s Farm

Jimmy’s Farm

Jimmy’s Farm
TMDb: 8.1
60 min

Jimmy’s Farm was a documentary series, in 2002, made by Fresh One Productions for BBC Two in the UK. It featured the story of Jimmy Doherty setting up the Essex…

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Genre: Documentary
Who Do You Think You Are?

Who Do You Think You Are?

Who Do You Think You Are?
TMDb: 2.7
50 min

Australian celebrities play detective as they go in search of their family history, revealing secrets from the past. Along the way there will be scandal, adultery, pioneers, bushrangers, artists and…

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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.”

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
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
Raw Terror

Raw Terror

Raw Terror
TMDb: 6
NA min

In1991afteraweekendearningwildernessmeritbadges,aboyscoutendedupwithslightfeveranddiarrhea,sendinghimtothehospital.Hiskidneysstartedshuttingdownandhisdiarrheaturnedintohemorrhaging,leavingdoctorspuzzled.WrittenbyMarta

Status: 6
Disney Gallery / Star Wars: The Mandalorian

Disney Gallery / Star Wars: The Mandalorian

Disney Gallery / Star Wars: The Mandalorian
TMDb: 6.3
30 min

Executive producer Jon Favreau invites the cast and crew of The Mandalorian to share an unprecedented look at the making of the series. Each chapter explores a different facet of…

Status: Returning Series
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

Not Available

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
Trial by Media

Trial by Media

Trial by Media
TMDb: 6.9
N/A

In this true crime docuseries, some of the most dramatic trials of all time are examined with an emphasis on how the media may have impacted verdicts.

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Bus Call

Bus Call

Bus Call
IMDb: N/A
NA min

TheseriesfollowsKongos,abandoffourbrothersandtheirunwaveringroadcrewastheynavigatetheupsanddownsofa15yearovernightsuccessstory.Thisisanomadiclifewhereeverythingchangesonadailybasis.

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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
The Secret of Skinwalker Ranch

The Secret of Skinwalker Ranch

The Secret of Skinwalker Ranch
TMDb: 9.6
42 min

A scientific look at the mystery ranch

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The Innocence Files

The Innocence Files

The Innocence Files
TMDb: 6.9
60 min

The personal stories behind eight cases of wrongful conviction that the Innocence Project and organizations within the Innocence Network have worked to highlight and overturn.

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Deadliest Catch: Bloodline

Deadliest Catch: Bloodline

Deadliest Catch: Bloodline
TMDb: 7.8
45 min

Deadliest Catch captain Josh Harris goes on a journey to uncover a mystery left behind by his father, legendary Bering Sea crabber Phil Harris.

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The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez

The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez

The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez
TMDb: 7.3
55 min

A boy’s brutal murder and the public trials of his guardians and social workers prompt questions about the system’s protection of vulnerable children.

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Shaq Life

Shaq Life

Shaq Life
TMDb: 6.1
23 min

Get to know Shaq as he explores his passions off the court: Spending a busy summer touring the world to establish himself as a DJ; navigating his partnership with a…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Crime Beat

Crime Beat

Crime Beat
TMDb: 10
45 min

A true crime series that takes viewers deep into some of Canada’s most infamous criminal cases. Using extensive archives and intimate family interviews, each week new details are revealed that…

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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
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
I (Almost) Got Away With It

I (Almost) Got Away With It

I (Almost) Got Away With It
TMDb: 5.8
60 min

I (Almost) Got Away With It is an American documentary television series on Investigation Discovery. The series debuted on January 12, 2010. The series features true stories of people who…

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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