Documentary Movies
The British Guide to Showing Off (2011)

The British Guide to Showing Off (2011)

The British Guide to Showing Off (2011)
IMDb: 6.6
98

Documentary about British artist Andrew Logan as he attempts to put on the 2009 edition of his Alternative Miss World. The film also presents a history of the contest (which…

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Matt Braunger: Shovel Fighter (2012)

Matt Braunger: Shovel Fighter (2012)

Matt Braunger: Shovel Fighter (2012)
IMDb: 6.9
61

Comedian and “lightning rod for awkwardness” Matt Braunger takes the stage in his first-ever one-hour COMEDY CENTRAL original stand-up special, “Matt Braunger: Shovel Fighter.” With his enthusiastic style and maybe…

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No Half Measures: Creating the Final Season of Breaking Bad (2013)

No Half Measures: Creating the Final Season of Breaking Bad (2013)

No Half Measures: Creating the Final Season of Breaking Bad (2013)
IMDb: 8.5
135

A documentary about the making of season five of the acclaimed AMC series Breaking Bad.

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Genre: Documentary
Manny (2014)

Manny (2014)

Manny (2014)
IMDb: 7.1
106

From abject poverty to becoming a ten-time boxing world champion, congressman, and international icon, Manny Pacquiao is the true definition of a Cinderella story. In the Philippines, he first entered…

Cartel Land (2015)

Cartel Land (2015)

Cartel Land (2015)
IMDb: 7.4
100

In the Mexican state of Michoacán, Dr. Jose Mireles, a small-town physician known as “El Doctor,” shepherds a citizen uprising against the Knights Templar, the violent drug cartel that has…

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Genre: Documentary
Star Wars: Greatest Moments (2015)

Star Wars: Greatest Moments (2015)

Star Wars: Greatest Moments (2015)
IMDb: 6.8
88

Alex Zane counts down the top 20 Star Wars moments as voted by the public. Includes contributions from famous fans as well as the stars and crew of the intergalactic…

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Genre: Documentary
Ronaldo (2015)

Ronaldo (2015)

Ronaldo (2015)
IMDb: 6.4
92

Filmed over 14 months with unprecedented access into the inner circle of the man and the sport, this is the first official and fully authorised film of one of the…

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Amy (2015)

Amy (2015)

Amy (2015)
IMDb: 7.8
128

A documentary on the life of Amy Winehouse, the immensely talented yet doomed songstress. We see her from her teen years, where she already showed her singing abilities, to her…

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Kingsman: The Secret Service Revealed (2015)

Kingsman: The Secret Service Revealed (2015)

Kingsman: The Secret Service Revealed (2015)
IMDb: 7.8
88

A documentary on Kingsman: The Secret Service.

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Genre: Documentary
Cobain: Montage of Heck (2015)

Cobain: Montage of Heck (2015)

Cobain: Montage of Heck (2015)
IMDb: 7.6
132

Hailed as one of the most innovative and intimate documentaries of all time experience Kurt Cobain like never before in the only ever fully authorized portrait of the famed music…

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The Walking Dead: The Journey So Far (2016)

The Walking Dead: The Journey So Far (2016)

The Walking Dead: The Journey So Far (2016)
IMDb: 8.4
96

From the moment Rick wakes up in the hospital, all the way to the last moments of season 6, the story of ‘The Walking Dead’ is told by those who…

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Into the Inferno (2016)

Into the Inferno (2016)

Into the Inferno (2016)
IMDb: 7.2
107

With stunning views of eruptions and lava flows, Werner Herzog captures the raw power of volcanoes and their ties to indigenous spiritual practices.

Genre: Documentary
Metamorphosis (2018)

Metamorphosis (2018)

Metamorphosis (2018)
IMDb: 7.5
85

A look at the current global climate crisis and how we’re adapting to these changes.

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Genre: Documentary
ariana grande: excuse me, i love you (2020)

ariana grande: excuse me, i love you (2020)

ariana grande: excuse me, i love you (2020)
IMDb: 6.4
97

Ariana Grande takes the stage in London for her Sweetener World Tour and shares a behind-the-scenes look at her life in rehearsal and on the road.

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The Year of the Discovery (2020)

The Year of the Discovery (2020)

The Year of the Discovery (2020)
IMDb: 7.7
200

In 1992 – 500 years after the beginning of Spain’s global empire with the discovery of America – Spain proudly presented itself to the international community as a modern, developed,…

Genre: Documentary
The Mole Agent (2020)

The Mole Agent (2020)

The Mole Agent (2020)
IMDb: 7.7
89

When a daughter becomes concerned about her mother’s well-being in a retirement home, private investigator Romulo hires Sergio, an 83-year-old man who becomes a new resident—and a mole inside the…

Genre: Documentary
Money Heist: The Phenomenon (2020)

Money Heist: The Phenomenon (2020)

Money Heist: The Phenomenon (2020)
IMDb: 7.5
57

A documentary on why and how ‘Money Heist’ sparked a wave of enthusiasm around the world for a lovable group of thieves and their professor.

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Genre: Documentary
Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street (2021)

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street (2021)

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street (2021)
IMDb: 8.4
107

Take a stroll down Sesame Street and witness the birth of the most influential children’s show in television history. From the iconic furry characters to the classic songs you know…

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Genre: Documentary
Tony Parker: The Final Shot (2021)

Tony Parker: The Final Shot (2021)

Tony Parker: The Final Shot (2021)
IMDb: 6.8
98

The background and career of Tony Parker, whose determination led him to become arguably the greatest French basketball player.

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Covid Diaries NYC (2021)

Covid Diaries NYC (2021)

Covid Diaries NYC (2021)
IMDb: 3.5
40

Five young filmmakers share stories of their families, who were on the frontlines during the first wave of the Coronavirus. These intimate accounts shine a light on families caught in…

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Genre: Documentary
Crack: Cocaine, Corruption & Conspiracy (2021)

Crack: Cocaine, Corruption & Conspiracy (2021)

Crack: Cocaine, Corruption & Conspiracy (2021)
IMDb: 6.6
89

A cheap, powerful drug emerges during a recession, igniting a moral panic fueled by racism. Explore the complex history of crack in the 1980s.

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Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal (2021)

Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal (2021)

Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal (2021)
IMDb: 7.0
99

An examination that goes beyond the celebrity-driven headlines and dives into the methods used by Rick Singer, the man at the center of the shocking 2019 college admissions scandal, to…

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The Last Cruise (2021)

The Last Cruise (2021)

The Last Cruise (2021)
IMDb: 6.5
40

Using intimate footage recorded by passengers and crew, The Last Cruise is a first-person account of the nightmare that transpired aboard the ill-fated Diamond Princess cruise ship, which set sail…

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Our Towns (2021)

Our Towns (2021)

Our Towns (2021)
IMDb: N/A
97

A documentary that paints a remarkable picture of America and how the rise of civic and economic reinvention is transforming small cities and towns across the country. Based on journalists…

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Genre: Documentary
Heroes: Silence and Rock & Roll (2021)

Heroes: Silence and Rock & Roll (2021)

Heroes: Silence and Rock & Roll (2021)
IMDb: N/A
95

An exploration of the rise of Héroes del Silencio, the seminal 1980s Spanish rock band anchored by Enrique Bunbury.

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Genre: Documentary
Pelé (2021)

Pelé (2021)

Pelé (2021)
IMDb: 7.0
108

Against the backdrop of a turbulent era in Brazil, this documentary captures Pelé’s extraordinary path from breakthrough talent to national hero. Mixing rare archival footage and exclusive interviews, this documentary…

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TINA (2021)

TINA (2021)

TINA (2021)
IMDb: 7.8
118

Tina Turner overcame impossible odds to become one of the first female African American artists to reach a mainstream international audience. Her road to superstardom is an undeniable story of…

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Searching for Sheela (2021)

Searching for Sheela (2021)

Searching for Sheela (2021)
IMDb: 4.2
58

Journalists and fans await Ma Anand Sheela as the infamous former Rajneesh commune’s spokesperson returns to India after decades for an interview tour.

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Strip Down, Rise Up (2021)

Strip Down, Rise Up (2021)

Strip Down, Rise Up (2021)
IMDb: 5.2
112

The feature documentary follows women of all walks of life, all ages and ethnic backgrounds, as they shed trauma, body image shame, sexual abuse and other issues locked in their…

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Genre: Documentary
The Day Sports Stood Still (2021)

The Day Sports Stood Still (2021)

The Day Sports Stood Still (2021)
IMDb: N/A
95

The story of the unprecedented sports shutdown in March of 2020 and the remarkable turn of events that followed. This sports documentary is a chronicle of the abrupt stoppage, athletes’…

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More Than Miyagi: The Pat Morita Story (2021)

More Than Miyagi: The Pat Morita Story (2021)

More Than Miyagi: The Pat Morita Story (2021)
IMDb: 7.8
90

The Oscar nominated actor best known for his role of Mr. Miyagi, left behind a painfully revealing autobiographical record of his much-too-brief time here on earth. Tracing his journey from…

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Why Did You Kill Me? (2021)

Why Did You Kill Me? (2021)

Why Did You Kill Me? (2021)
IMDb: N/A
83

The line between justice and revenge blurs when a devastated family uses social media to track down the people who killed 24-year-old Crystal Theobald.

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Madonna: Truth or Dare (1991)

Madonna: Truth or Dare (1991)

Madonna: Truth or Dare (1991)
IMDb: 6.4
119

From the rain of Japan, through threats of arrest for ‘public indecency’ in Canada, and a birthday tribute to her father in Detroit, this documentary follows Madonna on her 1990…

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Baraka (1992)

Baraka (1992)

Baraka (1992)
IMDb: 8.6
98

A paralysingly beautiful documentary with a global vision—an odyssey through landscape and time—that attempts to capture the essence of life.

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Genre: Documentary
The Best of the Blues Brothers (1994)

The Best of the Blues Brothers (1994)

The Best of the Blues Brothers (1994)
IMDb: 7.7
60

Writer Tom Davis hosts a Blues Brothers retrospective that tells the whole truth about the legendary band’s early days and righteous ways. The Blues Brothers were an unforgettable part of…

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The Making of ‘Scarface’ (1998)

The Making of ‘Scarface’ (1998)

The Making of ‘Scarface’ (1998)
IMDb: 6.8
52

52-minute documentary on Scarface, both the making of the film and its reception.

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Genre: Documentary
Bruce Lee: A Warrior’s Journey (2000)

Bruce Lee: A Warrior’s Journey (2000)

Bruce Lee: A Warrior’s Journey (2000)
IMDb: 8.0
100

Legendary martial artist Bruce Lee is the subject of this thoughtful documentary by Lee aficionado John Little. Using interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and action sequences from Lee’s last (unfinished) film, Game…

The Matrix Revisited (2001)

The Matrix Revisited (2001)

The Matrix Revisited (2001)
IMDb: 7.3
123

The film goes behind the scenes of the 1999 sci-fi movie The Matrix.

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Genre: Documentary
If It Bleeds We Can Kill It: The Making of ‘Predator’ (2001)

If It Bleeds We Can Kill It: The Making of ‘Predator’ (2001)

If It Bleeds We Can Kill It: The Making of ‘Predator’ (2001)
IMDb: 7.2
29

A behind-the-scenes look at the 1987 sci-fi/action film that has since become one of the modern classics, about a team of special forces soldiers who find themselves being stalked and…

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Jackass: The Movie (2002)

Jackass: The Movie (2002)

Jackass: The Movie (2002)
IMDb: 6.6
87

Johnny Knoxville and his crazy friends appear on the big screen for the very first time in Jackass: The Movie. They wander around Japan in panda outfits, wreak havoc on…

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