Documentary Movies
Aziz Ansari: RIGHT NOW

Aziz Ansari: RIGHT NOW

Aziz Ansari: RIGHT NOW
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In a comedy special directed by Spike Jonze, Aziz Ansari shares deep personal insights and hilarious takes on wokeness, family and the social climate.

General Magic

General Magic

General Magic
IMDb: 9.8
90 min

General Magic is a documentary about a business that Forbes described as the “greatest dead company in Silicon Valley.” It is a tale of how great vision and epic failure…

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Genre: Documentary
Chef’s Table

Chef’s Table

Chef’s Table
TMDb: 7.7
50 min

In this Emmy-nominated docuseries, find out what’s inside the kitchens and minds of the international culinary stars who are redefining gourmet food.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
On Her Shoulders

On Her Shoulders

On Her Shoulders
IMDb: 7.4
95 min

Nadia Murad, a 23-year-old Yazidi, survived genocide and sexual slavery committed by ISIS. Repeating her story to politicians and media, this ordinary girl finds herself thrust onto the world stage…

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Genre: Documentary
Monrovia, Indiana

Monrovia, Indiana

Monrovia, Indiana
IMDb: 6.9
143 min

Monrovia, Indiana explores a small town in rural, mid-America and illustrates how values like community service, duty, spiritual life, generosity and authenticity are formed, experienced and lived along with conflicting…

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Genre: Documentary
Roll Red Roll

Roll Red Roll

Roll Red Roll
IMDb: 5.3
80 min

At a 2012 pre-season high-school football party in Steubenville, Ohio, a young woman was raped by members of the beloved high school football team. The aftermath exposed an entire culture…

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Genre: Documentary
Liam: As It Was

Liam: As It Was

Liam: As It Was
IMDb: N/A
85 min

The emotional story of how one of the greatest rock frontmen went from the dizzying heights of his champagne supernova years in Oasis to living on the edge ostracised lost…

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The Edge of Democracy

The Edge of Democracy

The Edge of Democracy
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A cautionary tale for these times of democracy in crisis—the personal and political fuse to explore one of the most dramatic periods in Brazilian history. With unprecedented access to Presidents…

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Genre: Documentary
Hale County This Morning, This Evening

Hale County This Morning, This Evening

Hale County This Morning, This Evening
IMDb: 6.4
76 min

Composed of intimate and unencumbered moments of people in a community, this film is constructed in a form that allows the viewer an emotive impression of the Historic South –…

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Genre: Documentary
Life in the Doghouse

Life in the Doghouse

Life in the Doghouse
IMDb: 8.2
84 min

Life in the Doghouse tells the inspiring story behind Danny & Ron’s Rescue, a dog rescue centre. Started by life partners Ron Danta and Danny Robertshaw, the two men were…

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Genre: Documentary
Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé

Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé

Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé
IMDb: 7.5
137 min

This intimate, in-depth look at Beyoncé’s celebrated 2018 Coachella performance reveals the emotional road from creative concept to cultural movement.

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Brené Brown: The Call to Courage

Brené Brown: The Call to Courage

Brené Brown: The Call to Courage
IMDb: 7.6
76 min

With humor and empathy, Brené Brown discusses what it takes to choose courage over comfort in a culture defined by scarcity, fear and uncertainty.

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Genre: Documentary
The Black Godfather

The Black Godfather

The Black Godfather
IMDb: N/A
118 min

Follows the life of Clarence Avant, the ultimate, uncensored mentor and behind-the-scenes rainmaker in music, film, TV and politics.

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Genre: Documentary
After Maria

After Maria

After Maria
IMDb: N/A
35 min

Strong Puerto Rican women forced to flee the island after Hurricane Maria have bonded like family in a FEMA hotel in the Bronx. They seek stability in their new life…

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Genre: Documentary
All in My Family

All in My Family

All in My Family
IMDb: 6.8
39 min

From documentarian Hao Wu comes a heartfelt portrait of how he created a thoroughly modern family in America, only to face the dilemma of introducing his same-sex partner and their…

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Genre: Documentary
The Russian Five

The Russian Five

The Russian Five
IMDb: 9.0
102 min

This is the dramatic story of the five Russian hockey stars who helped propel the Detroit Red Wings to two Stanley Cup championships and created one of the most memorable…

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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: N/A
142 min

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese’ captures the troubled spirit of America in 1975 and the joyous music that Dylan performed during the fall of that…

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Ice on Fire

Ice on Fire

Ice on Fire
IMDb: N/A
88 min

An eye-opening documentary that asks the question: Are we going to let climate change destroy civilization, or will we act on technologies that can reverse it? Featuring never-before-seen solutions on…

Genre: Documentary
The Cold Blue

The Cold Blue

The Cold Blue
IMDb: 8.1
72 min

A meditation on youth, war and stunning bravery, featuring footage, taken from the National Archives, from the documentary filmed in 1943 by legendary Hollywood director William Wyler about the famous…

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The Gospel According to André

The Gospel According to André

The Gospel According to André
IMDb: 6.0
93 min

From the segregated American South to the fashion capitals of the world, operatic fashion editor André Leon Talley’s life and career are on full display, in a poignant portrait that…

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Genre: Documentary
The World Before Your Feet

The World Before Your Feet

The World Before Your Feet
IMDb: 7.9
95 min

For over 6 years, Matt Green, 37, has been walking every street in New York City – a total of more than 8000 miles. The World Before Your Feet tells…

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Genre: Documentary
Ask Dr. Ruth

Ask Dr. Ruth

Ask Dr. Ruth
IMDb: 7.7
100 min

A documentary portrait chronicling the incredible life of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, a Holocaust survivor who became America’s most famous sex therapist. As her 90th birthday approaches, Dr. Ruth revisits her…

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Genre: Documentary
Chasing Happiness

Chasing Happiness

Chasing Happiness
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From humble roots as pastor’s sons in New Jersey, through their meteoric rise to fame, the Jonas Brothers’ bond was unshakeable-until a surprising and painful breakup led Joe, Kevin and…

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The 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
Game of Thrones: The Last Watch

Game of Thrones: The Last Watch

Game of Thrones: The Last Watch
IMDb: N/A
120 min

Chronicling the creation of Game of Thrones (2011)’s final season, its most ambitious and complicated one.

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Genre: Documentary
Maria by Callas

Maria by Callas

Maria by Callas
IMDb: 7.2
119 min

Told through performances, TV interviews, home movies, family photographs, private letters and unpublished memoirs, the film reveals the essence of an extraordinary woman who rose from humble beginnings in New…

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Genre: Documentary
Running with Beto

Running with Beto

Running with Beto
IMDb: 5.1
94 min

This behind-the-scenes documentary follows Beto O’Rourke’s rise from virtual unknown to national political figure through his bold attempt to unseat Ted Cruz in the US Senate.

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Genre: Documentary
The Mayo Clinic, Faith, Hope and Science

The Mayo Clinic, Faith, Hope and Science

The Mayo Clinic, Faith, Hope and Science
IMDb: 8.2
115 min

The Mayo Clinic: Faith – Hope – Science tells the story of a unique medical institution that has been called a “Medical Mecca,” the “Supreme Court of Medicine,” and the…

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Genre: Documentary
Island of the Hungry Ghosts

Island of the Hungry Ghosts

Island of the Hungry Ghosts
IMDb: 7.3
98 min

Christmas Island, Australia is home to one of the largest land migrations on earth—that of forty million crabs journeying from jungle to sea. But the jungle holds another secret: a…

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Genre: Documentary
Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story

Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story

Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story
IMDb: 8.3
105 min

It’s a documentary about the life of eccentric comidian Frank Sidebottom who wore a huge paper mache’ head and whose true identity was a closely guarded secret until after died….

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Adam Carolla: Not Taco Bell Material

Adam Carolla: Not Taco Bell Material

Adam Carolla: Not Taco Bell Material
IMDb: 8.9
72 min

Not Taco Bell Material is Adam Carolla’s first ever stand up special based on his New York Times best-selling autobiography. The performance showcases Adam’s incredible improvisational comedy skills featuring tales…

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Fade to Black

Fade to Black

Fade to Black
IMDb: 7.0
81 min

Peter Short, the charismatic CEO of a major Australian company, learns that he has only months to live after he is diagnosed with terminal oesophageal cancer. Not wanting to face…

Genre: Documentary
Genesis: Paradise Lost

Genesis: Paradise Lost

Genesis: Paradise Lost
IMDb: 6.6
130 min

If there is one part of the Bible that has undergone more scrutiny and abuse than any other, it is the very beginning—GENESIS! Both from within and without the church,…

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Genre: Documentary
Apollo 11

Apollo 11

Apollo 11
IMDb: 8.6
93 min

A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilots Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins.

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ReMastered: Devil at the Crossroads

ReMastered: Devil at the Crossroads

ReMastered: Devil at the Crossroads
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A look at the short, mysterious life of blues legend, Robert Johnson, who was said to have made a deal with the Devil at a crossroads in rural Mississippi.

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Genre: Documentary
Knock Down the House

Knock Down the House

Knock Down the House
IMDb: 5.1
86 min

In 2018, a young bartender in the Bronx, a coal miner’s daughter in West Virginia, a grieving mother in Nevada and a registered nurse in Missouri join a movement of…

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Genre: Documentary
Grass is Greener

Grass is Greener

Grass is Greener
IMDb: 7.1
97 min

Weed. Marijuana. Grass. Pot. Whatever you prefer to call it, America’s relationship with cannabis is a complicated one. In his directorial debut, hip hop pioneer Fab 5 Freddy presents an…

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Genre: Documentary
Bisbee ’17

Bisbee ’17

Bisbee ’17
IMDb: 6.7
112 min

It’s 2017 in Bisbee, Arizona, an old copper-mining town just miles from the Mexican border. The town’s close-knit community prepares to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Bisbee’s darkest hour: the…

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Genre: Documentary
Sharkwater: Extinction

Sharkwater: Extinction

Sharkwater: Extinction
IMDb: 8.4
85 min

Discovering that sharks are being hunted to extinction, and with them the destruction of our life support system – activist and filmmaker Rob Stewart embarks on a dangerous quest to…

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Genre: Documentary
Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

Anthropocene: The Human Epoch
IMDb: N/A
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Documentary on psychedelic potash mines, expansive concrete seawalls, mammoth industrial machines, and other examples of humanity’s massive, destructive reengineering of the planet.

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Genre: Documentary