Documentary Movies
Maiden

Maiden

Maiden
IMDb: 7.6
97 min

In a moving portrait of resilience, Alex Holmes chronicles the unprecedented journey of 24-year-old Tracy Edwards and the first all-female sailing crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race.

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Genre: Documentary
Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona
IMDb: 7.7
130 min

Constructed from over 500 hours of never-before-seen footage, this documentary centers on the career of celebrated football player Diego Armando Maradona, who played for S.S.C. Napoli in the 1980s.

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Genre: Documentary
Declassified: Untold Stories of American Spies

Declassified: Untold Stories of American Spies

Declassified: Untold Stories of American Spies
TMDb: 7
42 min

Explore the true stories of America’s covert operations told firsthand by the agents who lived it, while getting unprecedented access to the riveting and secret world of espionage.

Status: Returning Series
The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin
IMDb: 7.6
90 min

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin celebrates one of the world’s most beloved storytellers, following his evolution from a conservative son of the Old South into a gay rights pioneer…

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Genre: Documentary
Pavarotti

Pavarotti

Pavarotti
IMDb: 7.6
114 min

Featuring never-before-seen footage, concert performances and intimate interviews, filmmaker Ron Howard examines the life and career of famed opera tenor Luciano Pavarotti.

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Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz

Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz

Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz
IMDb: 7.8
83 min

A fascinating portrait of Ben Ferencz, the last surviving Nuremberg Trial prosecutor, who continues to wage his lifelong crusade in the fight for law and peace.

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Hello, Privilege. It’s Me, Chelsea

Hello, Privilege. It’s Me, Chelsea

Hello, Privilege. It’s Me, Chelsea
IMDb: N/A
64 min

In this documentary, Chelsea Handler explores how white privilege impacts American culture — and the ways it’s benefited her own life and career.

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Genre: Documentary
Echo in the Canyon

Echo in the Canyon

Echo in the Canyon
IMDb: 7.1
82 min

A look at the roots of the historic music scene in L.A.’s Laurel Canyon featuring the music of iconic music groups such as The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield,…

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Penguins

Penguins

Penguins
IMDb: 6.8
76 min

The story of Steve, an Adélie penguin, on a quest to find a life partner and start a family. When Steve meets with Wuzzo the emperor penguin they become friends….

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Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace
IMDb: 7.8
89 min

The late director Sydney Pollack’s behind-the-scenes documentary about the recording of Aretha Franklin’s best-selling album Amazing Grace finally sees the light of day more than four decades after the original…

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Jawline

Jawline

Jawline
IMDb: 7.0
99 min

The film follows 16-year-old Austyn Tester, a rising star in the live-broadcast ecosystem who built his following on wide-eyed optimism and teen girl lust, as he tries to escape a…

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Genre: Documentary
Untouchable

Untouchable

Untouchable
IMDb: 6.5
98 min

The inside story of the rise and fall of Harvey Weinstein reveals how, over decades, he acquired and protected his power even when scandal threatened to engulf him. Former colleagues…

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Genre: Documentary
Memory: The Origins of Alien

Memory: The Origins of Alien

Memory: The Origins of Alien
IMDb: 7.0
95 min

The untold origin story behind Ridley Scott’s Alien – rooted in Greek and Egyptian mythologies, underground comics, the art of Francis Bacon, and the dark visions of Dan O’Bannon and…

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Genre: Documentary
2040

2040

2040
IMDb: N/A
N/A

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…

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Genre: Documentary
Travis Scott: Look Mom I Can Fly

Travis Scott: Look Mom I Can Fly

Travis Scott: Look Mom I Can Fly
IMDb: 8.3
84 min

While crafting his Grammy-nominated album “Astroworld,” Travis Scott juggles controversy, fatherhood and career highs in this intimate documentary.

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Genre: Documentary
Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones

Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones

Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones
IMDb: N/A
N/A

Legendary comedian Dave Chappelle is back with an all-new stand-up comedy special, Sticks & Stones, his fifth Netflix Original.

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The Amazing Johnathan Documentary

The Amazing Johnathan Documentary

The Amazing Johnathan Documentary
IMDb: 7.9
91 min

What begins as a documentary following the final tour of a dying magician—”The Amazing Johnathan”—becomes an unexpected and increasingly bizarre journey as the filmmaker struggles to separate truth from illusion.

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Another Day of Life

Another Day of Life

Another Day of Life
IMDb: 7.3
85 min

In 1975, Ryszard Kapuściński, a veteran Polish journalist, embarked on a seemingly suicidal road trip into the heart of the Angola’s civil war. There, he witnessed once again the dirty…

American Factory

American Factory

American Factory
IMDb: N/A
N/A

In post-industrial Ohio, a Chinese billionaire opens a new factory in the husk of an abandoned General Motors plant, hiring two thousand blue-collar Americans. Early days of hope and optimism…

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Genre: Documentary
The Biggest Little Farm

The Biggest Little Farm

The Biggest Little Farm
IMDb: 8.0
91 min

The successes and failures of a couple determined to live in harmony with nature on a farm outside of Los Angeles are lovingly chronicled by filmmaking farmer John Chester, in…

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Genre: Documentary
Andy Irons: Kissed by God

Andy Irons: Kissed by God

Andy Irons: Kissed by God
IMDb: 8.5
100 min

A film about bipolar disorder and opioid addiction as seen through the life of three-time world champion surfer Andy Irons. He was the pride of Hawaii and revered around the…

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Genre: Documentary
Mosul

Mosul

Mosul
IMDb: 9.3
86 min

The gritty, thrilling story of local militias and uneasy allies who banded together to liberate Iraq’s second-largest city of 1.3 million people from ISIS in 2017.

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Genre: Documentary, War
David Bowie: Finding Fame

David Bowie: Finding Fame

David Bowie: Finding Fame
IMDb: 8.1
90 min

Coming 50 years after the release of Space Oddity, the 90-minute film explores the Bowie before Ziggy Stardust, following the period from 1966 when he changed his name from David…

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Late Life: The Chien-Ming Wang Story

Late Life: The Chien-Ming Wang Story

Late Life: The Chien-Ming Wang Story
IMDb: 5.9
99 min

The first and only Taiwanese player for the New York Yankees, Chien-Ming Wang held many titles: American League Wins Leader, World Series Champion, Olympian, Time 100 Most Influential, and The…

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Genre: Documentary
What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
IMDb: 9.2
116 min

A documentary exploring the legacy of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, the reasons it went from the black sheep of Star Trek to a beloved mainstay of the franchise, and…

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Genre: Documentary
The Great Hack

The Great Hack

The Great Hack
IMDb: 7.1
113 min

Data—arguably the world’s most valuable asset—is being weaponized to wage cultural and political wars. The dark world of data exploitation is uncovered through the unpredictable, personal journeys of players on…

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Genre: Documentary
Hail Satan?

Hail Satan?

Hail Satan?
IMDb: 6.8
95 min

A look at the intersection of religion and activism, tracing the rise of The Satanic Temple: only six years old and already one of the most controversial religious movements in…

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Genre: Documentary
Nossa Chape

Nossa Chape

Nossa Chape
IMDb: 9.3
101 min

NOSSA CHAPE tracks the rebuilding of the Chapecoense football club in Brazil after an airplane carrying the team crashed on November 28th, 2016, leaving all but three of the players…

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Genre: Documentary
Genesis 2.0

Genesis 2.0

Genesis 2.0
IMDb: 7.1
112 min

On the remote New Siberian Islands in the Arctic Ocean, hunters are searching for the tusks of extinct mammoths. There is a gold rush fever in the air. The price…

Genre: Documentary
Over the Limit

Over the Limit

Over the Limit
IMDb: 7.3
74 min

Margarita Mamun, an elite Russian rhythmic gymnast, is struggling to become an Olympic champion. It is the most important year of her career and her last chance to achieve the…

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Genre: Documentary
Aziz Ansari: RIGHT NOW

Aziz Ansari: RIGHT NOW

Aziz Ansari: RIGHT NOW
IMDb: N/A
N/A
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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
IMDb: N/A
N/A

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