Documentary Movies
Ailo’s Journey

Ailo’s Journey

Ailo’s Journey
IMDb: N/A
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Ailo’s Journey narrates the struggle of a little wild reindeer to survive its first migration. Throughout his journey, the frail and vulnerable wild reindeer will have to overcome the ordeals…

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Mike Wallace Is Here

Mike Wallace Is Here

Mike Wallace Is Here
IMDb: 6.8
90 min

For over half a century, 60 Minutes’ fearsome newsman Mike Wallace went head-to-head with the world’s most influential figures. Relying exclusively on archival footage, the film interrogates the interrogator, tracking…

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Genre: Documentary
The Elephant Queen

The Elephant Queen

The Elephant Queen
IMDb: 8.2
96 min

Athena is a mother who will do everything in her power to protect her herd when they are forced to leave their waterhole. This epic journey, narrated by Chiwetel Ejiofor,…

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Genre: Documentary
Honeyland

Honeyland

Honeyland
IMDb: 8.2
90 min

When nomadic beekeepers break Honeyland’s basic rule (take half of the honey, but leave half to the bees), the last female beehunter in Europe must save the bees and restore…

Genre: Documentary
Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love
IMDb: 6.9
102 min

A story of enduring love between Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse, Marianne Ihlen. The film follows their relationship from their early days in Greece, a time of “free love”…

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Genre: Documentary
Jenny Slate: Stage Fright

Jenny Slate: Stage Fright

Jenny Slate: Stage Fright
IMDb: N/A
66 min

Jenny Slate’s first stand-up special is a mix of stage time, funny stories about adulthood and conversations with family in her childhood home.

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League of Legends Origins

League of Legends Origins

League of Legends Origins
IMDb: 7.6
N/A

Fans, experts and creators of “League of Legends” detail the game’s rise from free demo to global esports titan.

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Genre: Documentary
The Captain

The Captain

The Captain
IMDb: 6.0
111 min

Based on the true story of a pilot who had to ensure the safety of 128 passengers and crew members on the plane when its windshield became damaged mid-flight. The…

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Tell Me Who I Am

Tell Me Who I Am

Tell Me Who I Am
IMDb: 6.6
85 min

What if every memory that haunts you could be erased? What if something truly horrific had happened to you and the person who loves you most could wipe that from…

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Salam – The First ****** Nobel Laureate

Salam – The First ****** Nobel Laureate

Salam – The First ****** Nobel Laureate
IMDb: 8.5
75 min

Salam is a feature length documentary about the Nobel prize winning Pakistani physicist, Abdus Salam. The film reveals the extraordinary life of the charismatic Abdus Salam, in all its color,…

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Genre: Documentary
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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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
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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
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
Enter the Anime

Enter the Anime

Enter the Anime
IMDb: 3.7
58 min

It is a documentary aimed at newcomers to anime, and follows anime newbie, Alex Burunova, as she dives into the mysterious world of the genre. The documentary features some of…

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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
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
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
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
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
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