Documentary Movies
The Lost Lincoln

The Lost Lincoln

The Lost Lincoln
IMDb: 7.3
N/A

For the first time, one of American history’s greatest undiscovered artifacts is revealed — an 1865 image of Abraham Lincoln on his deathbed. Now, Professor Whietny Braun is on a…

Titanic Arrogance

Titanic Arrogance

Titanic Arrogance
IMDb: 5.4
40

One hundred years ago the Titanic was launched. We bring you a new and never broadcast HD doc revealing the litany of human error, from the building process, to the…

Rotpunkt

Rotpunkt

Rotpunkt
IMDb: 7
50

Rotpunkt documents the advent, the agony and the art of the redpoint through Alex Megos’s efforts to redefine the boundaries of the form. The film traces the redpoint—which transformed rock…

Genre: Documentary
Queens At Heart

Queens At Heart

Queens At Heart
IMDb: 7.5
22

A rare archival short, Queens at Heart follows four shockingly courageous pre-Stonewall trans women, Misty, Vicky, Sonja, and Simone. They go out as women at night, but live as men…

Genre: Documentary
William Dobson, the Lost Genius of Baroque

William Dobson, the Lost Genius of Baroque

William Dobson, the Lost Genius of Baroque
IMDb: 7.3
60

Acclaimed British art critic, Waldemar Januszczak, investigates the few known facts about William Dobson and seeks out personal stories he left behind as it follows him through his tragically short…

Genre: Documentary
America’s Hangar

America’s Hangar

America’s Hangar
IMDb: 6.7
46

In this exciting tour of the National Air and Space Museum- Smithsonian Networks puts you in the cockpit. From humble beginnings to the sprawling institution which has become the most…

Genre: Documentary
Upper Story: On the Road to Well-Being

Upper Story: On the Road to Well-Being

Upper Story: On the Road to Well-Being
IMDb: 5
95

Today, over 10% of the global population suffers from mental health problems. This documentary reveals three decades of collaboration between Western scientists and Buddhist scholars. The meeting of their minds…

Genre: Documentary
Planet Earth: A Celebration

Planet Earth: A Celebration

Planet Earth: A Celebration
IMDb: 8.8
58

David Attenborough, Hans Zimmer and Dave unite for a special Natural History event – Planet Earth: A Celebration. The special one-hour programme brings together eight of the most extraordinary sequences…

Genre: Documentary
That’s Sexploitation!

That’s Sexploitation!

That’s Sexploitation!
IMDb: 6.6
136

Before the advent of modern-day pornography, a vast and rapidly-paced world of smut peddling was the norm, complete with its own secret history. This documentary reveals the untold story of…

Genre: Documentary
TIME Person of the Year

TIME Person of the Year

TIME Person of the Year
IMDb: 3.5
43

Joining forces with TIME for exclusive coverage in highlighting the individual or group that has had the greatest influence on the events of the year, NBC is presenting the first-ever…

Genre: Documentary
Long Hot Summers: The Story of The Style Council

Long Hot Summers: The Story of The Style Council

Long Hot Summers: The Story of The Style Council
IMDb: 7.5
90

The story of the band that Paul Weller formed after The Jam split up in 1982, with insight from key members, collaborators and fans.

Fixed: A Football Comedy

Fixed: A Football Comedy

Fixed: A Football Comedy
IMDb: 5.8
52

It all starts with the legendary friendly FIFA football match between Bahrain and Togo which took place in September 2010. It is a legendary match because of the match itself;…

Genre: Documentary
Who Put The Klan Into Ku Klux Klan

Who Put The Klan Into Ku Klux Klan

Who Put The Klan Into Ku Klux Klan
IMDb: 6.5
59

In this surprising documentary, archaeologist and historian Neil Oliver examines racism in the Deep South and the Scots who first occupied it who influenced where we are today. Oliver travels…

Genre: Documentary
The New Juarez

The New Juarez

The New Juarez
IMDb: 6
81

As Ciudad Juarez slowly recovers from a six year period of hyperviolence, a militant police chief stirs controversy, and wary citizens cast their hopes on a new national president. All…

Miniverse

Miniverse

Miniverse
IMDb: 6.4
50

What if you could get behind the wheel and race through space? We scale down the Solar System to the continental United States and place the planets along the way…

Genre: Documentary
The Real Sherlock Holmes

The Real Sherlock Holmes

The Real Sherlock Holmes
IMDb: 6.3
51

So you think you know Sherlock Holmes? Well, hold on to your deerstalker hats because this new fast-paced documentary directed by Gary Lang, provides compelling evidence that the famous fictional…

Genre: Documentary
To Go Viking

To Go Viking

To Go Viking
IMDb: 7.2
N/A

Follow the spectacular journey of a Viking Age group as they make their way across Europe, where they participate in massive-scale Viking reenactments and a series of epic competitive battles,…

Genre: Documentary
Line of Descent

Line of Descent

Line of Descent
IMDb: 5.6
98

The lineage of mountain lifestyle continues in Warren Miller Entertainment’s 68th full-length feature film, Line of Descent, presented by Volkswagen. In this year’s film, WME travels the globe, by land,…

Genre: Documentary
China’s Last Little Train

China’s Last Little Train

China’s Last Little Train
IMDb: 7
48

In a mountainous region of Sichuan, best known for pandas and earthquakes, there are no roads, no cars, no buses. But there is … a train. This documentary tells the…

Genre: Documentary
Killer Whales: the Mega Hunt

Killer Whales: the Mega Hunt

Killer Whales: the Mega Hunt
IMDb: 7.3
88

A newly discovered mega-hunt is happening off the coast of South Africa. In an epic annual spectacle in False Bay, a pod of cunning killer whales hunt 5,000 common dolphins.

Genre: Documentary
When My Time Comes

When My Time Comes

When My Time Comes
IMDb: 6.2
75

Spurred on by the death of her husband, Peabody-award winning NPR journalist Diane Rehm crosses the country to investigate the right-to-die movement in America.

Genre: Documentary
Louis Theroux: Surviving America’s Most Hated Family

Louis Theroux: Surviving America’s Most Hated Family

Louis Theroux: Surviving America’s Most Hated Family
IMDb: 7.4
60

Louis returns to visit the Westboro Baptist Church in the wake of the death of its leader.

Genre: Documentary
The Year Earth Changed

The Year Earth Changed

The Year Earth Changed
IMDb: 8.3
48

Never-before-seen footage shows how our living in lockdown opened the door for nature to bounce back and thrive. Across the seas, skies, and lands, Earth found its rhythm when we…

Genre: Documentary
Life as a B-Movie: Piero Vivarelli

Life as a B-Movie: Piero Vivarelli

Life as a B-Movie: Piero Vivarelli
IMDb: 7
90

The unbridled life and kaleidoscopic filmography of Piero Vivarelli, who made Italian B-movies of all genres, wrote hit rock songs and penned the screenplay for Sergio Corbucci’s Western “Django,” adored…

Genre: Documentary
Creem: America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine

Creem: America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine

Creem: America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine
IMDb: 6.8
75

Explores the seminal music magazine from its 1969 launch in Detroit to the untimely death of its publisher Barry Kramer in 1981.

Sans Soleil

Sans Soleil

Sans Soleil
IMDb: 8
100

“He wrote me…” A woman narrates the thoughts of a world traveler, meditations on time and memory expressed in words and images from places as far-flung as Japan, Guinea-Bissau, Iceland,…

Genre: Documentary
The Fabulous Life Of Elisabeth Vigee Labrun

The Fabulous Life Of Elisabeth Vigee Labrun

The Fabulous Life Of Elisabeth Vigee Labrun
IMDb: 7.6
94

A renowned painter and a free-thinker, Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun is still considered ahead of her time. Follow the artist’s adventures over the course of her nearly 90-year life…

Genre: Documentary
Going to Pot: The High and Low of It

Going to Pot: The High and Low of It

Going to Pot: The High and Low of It
IMDb: 6
73

Exploring the rapidly growing marijuana industry through an irreverent approach to the misconceptions and promises of the marijuana explosion.

Genre: Documentary
Princess Diana: A Life After Death

Princess Diana: A Life After Death

Princess Diana: A Life After Death
IMDb: 6.5
53

A powerful summary of Princess Diana’s historical, political and social legacy.

Genre: Documentary
Before We Are Forgotten

Before We Are Forgotten

Before We Are Forgotten
IMDb: 7.4
90

In 2006 Mexico declared war on drug trafficking and since then, violence spread like wildfire throughout the country. Until today more than 120,000 people have died violently and thousands were…

Genre: Documentary
The Songs We Sang

The Songs We Sang

The Songs We Sang
IMDb: 7.8
128

The Songs We Sang is a 2015 Singaporean documentary directed by Eva Tang. It is about Xinyao, Singaporean folk music that was popular in the 1980s.

Le Moulin

Le Moulin

Le Moulin
IMDb: 6.9
162

Poetry, literature, painting and old film clips converge in this lyrical, unusually designed film essay about Le Moulin, the Taiwanese poets’ collective which protested in the 1930s against the cultural…

Genre: Documentary
Hillary: Ocean to Sky

Hillary: Ocean to Sky

Hillary: Ocean to Sky
IMDb: 8.2
106

Back in 1977, Dillon filmed Hillary and crew (including son Peter Hillary) as they jet boated from the mouth of the Ganges to the base of the Himalayas, then set…

Genre: Documentary
Liyana

Liyana

Liyana
IMDb: 7.3
77

A talented group of orphaned children in Swaziland create a fictional heroine and send her on a dangerous quest.

The Thread

The Thread

The Thread
IMDb: 6.2
59

The Thread is a groundbreaking documentary that exposes the undeniable impact amateur internet writers are having on journalism today. Following the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, amateur internet sleuths took to…

Genre: Documentary
Jane’s Addiction – Ritual de lo Habitual – Alive at 25

Jane’s Addiction – Ritual de lo Habitual – Alive at 25

Jane’s Addiction – Ritual de lo Habitual – Alive at 25
IMDb: 7.8
85

The Legendary Band, Jane’s Addiction performs their 2X Platinum Alt-Rock Masterpiece Album in it’s entirety, along with the bands biggest hits- igniting the stage at the Irvine Meadows Amphitheater, during…

Princes of the Yen

Princes of the Yen

Princes of the Yen
IMDb: 7.7
N/A

Set in 20th Century Japan the documentary explores the role and power of Central Banks and how they can be used to change a country’s economic political and social structures…

Genre: Documentary
Atticus v. the Architect: The Political Assassination of Don Siegelman

Atticus v. the Architect: The Political Assassination of Don Siegelman

Atticus v. the Architect: The Political Assassination of Don Siegelman
IMDb: 8.4
104

The documentary about the most notorious political prosecution in American history. How a group of corrupt politicos, led by Karl Rove, secretly rigged a federal court to railroad former Alabama…

Genre: Documentary
Days and Nights in Wuhan

Days and Nights in Wuhan

Days and Nights in Wuhan
IMDb: 5.6
N/A

Genre: Documentary
Cher & the Loneliest Elephant

Cher & the Loneliest Elephant

Cher & the Loneliest Elephant
IMDb: 7.7
46

“The World’s Loneliest Elephant” Kaavan will finally experience freedom, thanks to his biggest champion, the one & only Cher. We’ll follow Cher, Free The Wild, Four Paws International, and Kaavan…

Genre: Documentary