Documentary Movies
Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am
IMDb: 6.9
119

This artful and intimate meditation on the legendary storyteller examines her life, her works, and the powerful themes she has confronted throughout her literary career. Toni Morrison leads an assembly…

Genre: Documentary
The Punk Singer

The Punk Singer

The Punk Singer
IMDb: 7.5
80

A look at the life of activist, musician, and cultural icon Kathleen Hanna, who formed the punk band Bikini Kill and pioneered the “riot grrrl” movement of the 1990s.

The Biggest Little Farm

The Biggest Little Farm

The Biggest Little Farm
IMDb: 7.5
N/A

Not Available

Genre: Documentary
25 IN 24

25 IN 24

25 IN 24
IMDb: 5.6
65

On October 24 at 10am, Jon Foreman and his friends embarked on a music journey throughout San Diego aiming to play 25 shows in 24 hours. With venues including a…

Genre: Documentary
Alternate Endings: Six New Ways to Die in America

Alternate Endings: Six New Ways to Die in America

Alternate Endings: Six New Ways to Die in America
IMDb: 7.6
68

A look at the varied new ways Americans are choosing to both find meaning and celebrate life as it comes to an end.

Genre: Documentary
Kissed by a Crocodile

Kissed by a Crocodile

Kissed by a Crocodile
IMDb: 3.4
N/A

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Genre: Documentary
Penguins

Penguins

Penguins
IMDb: 6.8
76

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….

Hitsville: The Making of Motown

Hitsville: The Making of Motown

Hitsville: The Making of Motown
IMDb: 8.5
113

The remarkable story of the legendary Motown Records is told through exclusive interviews with the label’s visionary founder, Berry Gordy, and many of its superstar artists and creative figures, as…

Genre: Documentary
Westside Vs the World

Westside Vs the World

Westside Vs the World
IMDb: 6.4
N/A

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Genre: Documentary
Jawline

Jawline

Jawline
IMDb: 6.8
99

Sixteen-year-old Austyn Tester, a rising star in the world of digital celebrities, builds his following on wide-eyed optimism and teen girl adoration as he tries to escape a dead-end life…

Genre: Documentary
Behind the Bullet

Behind the Bullet

Behind the Bullet
IMDb: 8.6
84

An in-depth look at four individuals who have pulled the trigger and the profound impact it’s had on their lives.

Genre: Documentary
Echo in the Canyon

Echo in the Canyon

Echo in the Canyon
IMDb: 7.6
82

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,…

Genre: Documentary
Our Godfather

Our Godfather

Our Godfather
IMDb: 7.3
92

OUR GODFATHER is a feature-length documentary about Tommaso Buscetta, the first high-ranking Italian mafia boss ever to turn against Cosa Nostra. Buscetta helped convict more than 400 Mafiosi. He became…

Chris Claremont’s X-Men

Chris Claremont’s X-Men

Chris Claremont’s X-Men
IMDb: 7.1
N/A

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Genre: Documentary
Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace
IMDb: 7.5
87

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…

Genre: Documentary
Dark Star

Dark Star

Dark Star
IMDb: 8.3
N/A

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What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Deep Space Nine

What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Deep Space Nine

What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Deep Space Nine
IMDb: 7.9
116

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…

Genre: Documentary
The Bastard

The Bastard

The Bastard
IMDb: 6.6
85

Ethiopian Daniel Hoek has no doubt in his mind that if his Dutch father had not abandoned him he would never have turned to crime. His Dutch father, Joop Hoek,…

Genre: Documentary
Breaking Habits

Breaking Habits

Breaking Habits
IMDb: 6.2
87

A former corporate executive fleeing a bad marriage becomes a cannabis farmer, forms a company called Sisters of the Valley and takes on the persona of a nun, Sister Kate.

Genre: Documentary
Nossa Chape

Nossa Chape

Nossa Chape
IMDb: 7.2
101

Nossa Chape tracks the rebuilding of the Chapecoense football club in Brazil after an airplane carrying the team crashed on November 28th, 2016, and left all but three of the…

They Fight

They Fight

They Fight
IMDb: 7.7
75

Coach Walt Manigan mentors young boxers at his after-school program in Washington, D.C.’s Ward 8.

Genre: Documentary
Monrovia, Indiana

Monrovia, Indiana

Monrovia, Indiana
IMDb: 6.3
143

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…

Genre: Documentary
F*** You All: The Uwe Boll Story

F*** You All: The Uwe Boll Story

F*** You All: The Uwe Boll Story
IMDb: 6.5
97

Honing his craft as an indie filmmaker in Germany in the early 90s, Uwe Boll never could have imagined the life that lay before him. From working with Oscar-winning actors…

Transmilitary

Transmilitary

Transmilitary
IMDb: 7.9
93

At a time when transgender people are banned from serving in the U.S. military, four of the thousands of transgender troops risking discharge fight to attain the freedom they so…

Genre: Documentary
A Deal with the Universe

A Deal with the Universe

A Deal with the Universe
IMDb: 5.9
90

In his debut film, assembled entirely from home video footage which he and his partner Tracey shot over the course of a decade, Barker tells the fascinating story behind their…

Genre: Documentary
Blowout: Inside America’s Energy Gamble

Blowout: Inside America’s Energy Gamble

Blowout: Inside America’s Energy Gamble
IMDb: 7.6
79

Investigative journalists, scientists, and citizens trace the fallout of a new American fossil fuel boom. From the oil fields of West Texas to tanker traffic busting the Panama Canal at…

Genre: Documentary
Over the Limit

Over the Limit

Over the Limit
IMDb: 7.1
74

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…

Hermanos/Siblings

Hermanos/Siblings

Hermanos/Siblings
IMDb: 7.7
80

Tells in parallel, the story of two Mexican brothers that want to go back to the United States after being deported for life, and the story of an American woman…

Genre: Documentary
89 Blocks

89 Blocks

89 Blocks
IMDb: 6.4
86

The story of the East St. Louis High Flyers’ surprising run to the 2016 state football title isn’t just a local narrative. It’s a national story about a community in…

Shot in the Dark

Shot in the Dark

Shot in the Dark
IMDb: 6.4
N/A

Tyquone Greer, member of Orr Academy’s basketball team, has dreams of going to college and seeing the world. However, he and other members of the team have been scarred by…

Genre: Documentary
Expedition China

Expedition China

Expedition China
IMDb: 7.3
78

Expedition China invites you on location in some of the world’s most intense, hard-to-reach environments with the filmmakers of Disneynature’s big-screen adventure Born in China.

Genre: Documentary
Shiners

Shiners

Shiners
IMDb: 8.6
78

Meet the men and women who make their living cleaning our shoes. From New York to Tokyo and beyond, The Art of the Shine travels the world to give you…

Genre: Documentary
Europe, She Loves

Europe, She Loves

Europe, She Loves
IMDb: 7.2
100

Europe on the verge of social and economic change. A close up into the shaken vision of four couples, daily struggles, fights, kids, sex and passion. A movie about the…

Genre: Documentary
Tear the Roof Off-The Untold Story of Parliament Funkadelic

Tear the Roof Off-The Untold Story of Parliament Funkadelic

Tear the Roof Off-The Untold Story of Parliament Funkadelic
IMDb: 6.5
57

The untold true story: The rise and fall of the greatest funk band ever, Parliament Funkadelic.

Genre: Documentary
Free CeCe!

Free CeCe!

Free CeCe!
IMDb: 7.8
100

This film confronts the culture of violence surrounding trans women of color. It is told through the voices of Laverne Cox and Cece McDonald.

Genre: Documentary
Thunderdome

Thunderdome

Thunderdome
IMDb: 5.9
71

Follows Rob Lehr after a deadly plane crash as he confronts PTSD and digital escapism by transforming his backyard into a real-life video game, The Thunderdome Nerf Arena. The community…

Genre: Documentary
Bigfoot Witness

Bigfoot Witness

Bigfoot Witness
IMDb: 4.3
N/A

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Genre: Documentary
The Wild Blue Yonder

The Wild Blue Yonder

The Wild Blue Yonder
IMDb: 7.5
81

An alien narrates the story of his dying planet, his and his people’s visitations to Earth and Earth’s self-made demise, while human astronauts in space are attempting to find an…

Daughter of Shanghai

Daughter of Shanghai

Daughter of Shanghai
IMDb: 7.7
N/A

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Genre: Documentary
Shakuhachi: One Sound One Life

Shakuhachi: One Sound One Life

Shakuhachi: One Sound One Life
IMDb: 7.1
91

The shakuhachi is a famous Japanese lbamboo-flute. It was originally introduced from China into Japan in the 7th century and underwent a resurgence in the early Edo period. The film…

Genre: Documentary