Documentary Movies
Polar Bear (2022)

Polar Bear (2022)

Polar Bear (2022)
IMDb: 6.9
84

Tells the story of a new mother whose memories of her own youth prepare her to navigate motherhood in the increasingly challenging world that polar bears face today.

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Genre: Documentary
Peter Cushing: In His Own Words (2020)

Peter Cushing: In His Own Words (2020)

Peter Cushing: In His Own Words (2020)
IMDb: 6.2
74

A long thought lost radio interview with Peter Cushing is accompanied by comments from friends and colleagues.

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Genre: Documentary
To Be Heard (2011)

To Be Heard (2011)

To Be Heard (2011)
IMDb: 7.8
87

A verité film intimately shot over four years, To Be Heard is the story of three teens from the South Bronx whose struggle to change their lives begins with writing…

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Genre: Documentary
Little Palestine: Diary of a Siege (2021)

Little Palestine: Diary of a Siege (2021)

Little Palestine: Diary of a Siege (2021)
IMDb: 8.3
83

During the Syrian civil war, the district of Yarmouk, home to thousands of Palestinians, became the scene of dramatic and ferocious fighting. Little Palestine (Diary of a Siege) is a…

Genre: Documentary
Fukushima: A Nuclear Story (2015)

Fukushima: A Nuclear Story (2015)

Fukushima: A Nuclear Story (2015)
IMDb: 7.4
84

A powerful documentary that sheds some light on what really happened at the Fukushima nuclear power plant after the 2011 earthquake and the tsunami that immediately followed. A powerful documentary…

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Genre: Documentary, News
Beyond Ed Buck (2022)

Beyond Ed Buck (2022)

Beyond Ed Buck (2022)
IMDb: N/A
91

Follows the tragic murders that took place at the hands of Democratic political donor Edward Buck, while also unpacking internalized homophobia, the psychological root of predatory behaviors, and providing a…

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Genre: Documentary
Enemy of the Reich: The Noor Inayat Khan Story (2014)

Enemy of the Reich: The Noor Inayat Khan Story (2014)

Enemy of the Reich: The Noor Inayat Khan Story (2014)
IMDb: 7.3
56

In 1943, Noor Inayat Khan was recruited as a covert operative into Winston Churchill’s Special Operations Executive. With an American mother and Indian Muslim father, she was an extremely unusual…

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Genre: Documentary
Sheryl (2022)

Sheryl (2022)

Sheryl (2022)
IMDb: N/A
94

An intimate story of song and sacrifice—musically gifted superstar Sheryl Crow navigates an iconic yet arduous musical career battling sexism, ageism, depression, cancer, and the price of fame, before harnessing…

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Like A Rolling Stone: The Life & Times of Ben Fong-Torres (2021)

Like A Rolling Stone: The Life & Times of Ben Fong-Torres (2021)

Like A Rolling Stone: The Life & Times of Ben Fong-Torres (2021)
IMDb: N/A
102

Suzanne Joe Kai’s intimate documentary shows us how the Rolling Stone writer and editor defined the cultural zeitgeist of the ’60s and ’70s.

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Genre: Documentary
Kusama : Infinity (2018)

Kusama : Infinity (2018)

Kusama : Infinity (2018)
IMDb: 7.3
80

Now one of the world’s most celebrated artists, Yayoi Kusama broke free of the rigid society in which she was raised, and overcame sexism, racism, and mental illness to bring…

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Genre: Documentary
Manu (2018)

Manu (2018)

Manu (2018)
IMDb: 8.0
92

The Belgian filmmaker Manu Bonmariage, known as the spiritual father of the Striptease show, now has Alzheimer’s at 76. Although his memory plays tricks on him, his daughter Emmanuelle goes…

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TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay – Away from Keyboard (2013)

TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay – Away from Keyboard (2013)

TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay – Away from Keyboard (2013)
IMDb: 7.4
82

TPB AFK is a documentary about three computer addicts who redefined the world of media distribution with their hobby homepage The Pirate Bay. How did Tiamo, a beer crazy hardware…

Genre: Documentary
An Investigation on the Night That Won’t Forget (2012)

An Investigation on the Night That Won’t Forget (2012)

An Investigation on the Night That Won’t Forget (2012)
IMDb: 5.1
70

Erwin Romulo, the late Alexis Tioseco’s best friend, recalls the events after the critic and his girlfriend’s untimely death in their home in Quezon City. Diaz makes use of one…

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Genre: Documentary
Blurred Lines: Inside the Art World (2017)

Blurred Lines: Inside the Art World (2017)

Blurred Lines: Inside the Art World (2017)
IMDb: 6.4
84

As one art scene insider proclaims, the contemporary art world can be summed up as “rich people trying to prove how rich they are,” but is that all there is…

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Genre: Documentary
Re-Enter the New York Ninja (2021)

Re-Enter the New York Ninja (2021)

Re-Enter the New York Ninja (2021)
IMDb: N/A
49

A profile on martial artist John Liu and the making of his “lost” U.S. directorial debut, New York Ninja.

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Genre: Documentary
Pink Floyd: Pulse (1995)

Pink Floyd: Pulse (1995)

Pink Floyd: Pulse (1995)
IMDb: 9.3
145

Pulse (stylized as P•U•L•S•E) is a Pink Floyd concert video taken from the October 20, 1994 concert at Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, in The Division Bell tour.

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Explorer: The Last Tepui (2022)

Explorer: The Last Tepui (2022)

Explorer: The Last Tepui (2022)
IMDb: N/A
55

Follows elite climber Alex Honnold and a world-class climbing team led by National Geographic Explorer and climber Mark Synnott on a grueling mission deep in the Amazon jungle as they…

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Genre: Documentary
White Rhino (2019)

White Rhino (2019)

White Rhino (2019)
IMDb: 7.8
64

A professional surf photographer chases down the largest surf ever seen in hopes of capturing a once in a lifetime image. What he receives is much more than that.

Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy (2001)

Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy (2001)

Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy (2001)
IMDb: 6.4
80

Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy offers audiences a penetrating look inside the world of Ron Jeremy, America’s most unlikely sex star and hero to millions. With nearly 25…

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Cypress Hill: Insane in the Brain (2022)

Cypress Hill: Insane in the Brain (2022)

Cypress Hill: Insane in the Brain (2022)
IMDb: N/A
90

A smoke-filled journey across the lives and the careers of the groundbreaking, genre-defying Hip Hop group, Cypress Hill. Their unique sound, influenced by their Latin roots and West Coast upbringing,…

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Genre: Documentary
Little Stones (2017)

Little Stones (2017)

Little Stones (2017)
IMDb: 8.0
87

From a graffiti artist speaking out against domestic violence in the favelas of Brazil to a dancer rehabilitating sex-trafficking survivors in India, Little Stones profiles four women, each of whom…

Genre: Documentary
Girl Model (2011)

Girl Model (2011)

Girl Model (2011)
IMDb: 6.5
78

A documentary on the modeling industry’s ‘supply chain’ between Siberia, Japan, and the U.S., told through the experiences of the scouts, agencies, and a 13-year-old model.

Habla Now (2020)

Habla Now (2020)

Habla Now (2020)
IMDb: 7.1
N/A

In the 12th special of the Habla documentary series, a group of actors, celebrities, advocates and activists discuss important issues that the U.S. Latino population is facing.

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Genre: Documentary
Habla Men (2014)

Habla Men (2014)

Habla Men (2014)
IMDb: 7.1
58

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Genre: Documentary
Lovemobil (2019)

Lovemobil (2019)

Lovemobil (2019)
IMDb: 6.3
106

Along the dark country roads of rural Germany, prostitutes from foreign countries work in old caravans. ln this uncanny world, the murder of one of the women .

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Janine Jansen: Falling for Stradivari (2021)

Janine Jansen: Falling for Stradivari (2021)

Janine Jansen: Falling for Stradivari (2021)
IMDb: N/A
81

A riveting documentary that follows superstar violinist Janine Jansen as she embarks on a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to record a new album on 12 Stradivari violins.

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Genre: Documentary
Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road (2021)

Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road (2021)

Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road (2021)
IMDb: 7.4
95

Join The Beach Boy’s Brian Wilson on an intimate journey through his legendary career as he reminisces with Rolling Stone editor and longtime friend, Jason Fine. Featuring a new song…

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Fathom (2021)

Fathom (2021)

Fathom (2021)
IMDb: 5.7
86

Two biologists set out on an undertaking as colossal as their subjects—deciphering the complex communication of whales. Dr. Michelle Fournet and Dr. Ellen Garland journey to opposite hemispheres to uncover…

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Genre: Documentary
Gerry Anderson: A Life Uncharted (2022)

Gerry Anderson: A Life Uncharted (2022)

Gerry Anderson: A Life Uncharted (2022)
IMDb: N/A
90

Gerry Anderson’s successful career spanned 60 years. Released a decade after his death, this documentary draws on exclusive access to over 30 hours of previously unpublished interviews, in order to…

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Genre: Documentary
Searchers (2021)

Searchers (2021)

Searchers (2021)
IMDb: 5.3
81

Drawing on over seventy-five encounters with New Yorkers of different ages, races, genders, and sexual interests, Searchers is a portrait of The Big Apple as seen through the eyes of…

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Genre: Documentary
Eating Our Way to Extinction (2021)

Eating Our Way to Extinction (2021)

Eating Our Way to Extinction (2021)
IMDb: 8.0
105

With searing insight that shines light in dark corners, EATING OUR WAY TO EXTINCTION is a compelling feature documentary that opens the lid on the elephant in the room no…

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Genre: Documentary
Benjamin Franklin (2022)

Benjamin Franklin (2022)

Benjamin Franklin (2022)
IMDb: N/A
240

Ken Burns’s four-hour documentary, Benjamin Franklin, explores the revolutionary life of one of the 18th century’s most consequential figures, whose work and words unlocked the mystery of electricity and helped…

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Genre: Documentary
Flee (2021)

Flee (2021)

Flee (2021)
IMDb: 8.0
89

Recounted mostly through animation to protect his identity, Amin looks back over his past as a child refugee from Afghanistan as he grapples with a secret he’s kept hidden for…

The Bronx, USA (2019)

The Bronx, USA (2019)

The Bronx, USA (2019)
IMDb: 6.1
85

A socio-cultural multi-generational history of the Bronx focused on Producer George Shapiro’s 1949 graduating class and the 2017 graduating class of DeWitt Clinton High School.

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Genre: Documentary
On These Grounds (2021)

On These Grounds (2021)

On These Grounds (2021)
IMDb: 7.9
108

An explosive viral video shows a white policeman throwing a Black teenager from her school desk. One woman uproots her life to help the girl, face the officer, and dismantle…

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Genre: Documentary
Blossoms – Back To Stockport (2020)

Blossoms – Back To Stockport (2020)

Blossoms – Back To Stockport (2020)
IMDb: N/A
95

A documentary on Blossoms. – The British indie quintet. This intimate biographical documentary takes a look at life in the band as they prepare to play a homecoming show at…

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Genre: Documentary
Belle Vie (2022)

Belle Vie (2022)

Belle Vie (2022)
IMDb: N/A
77

A much loved Parisian-style bistro located in Los Angeles between a thriving McDonalds and KFC, Belle Vie is owned and operated by the charming and hopeful Vincent Samarco, who struggles…

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Genre: Documentary
40 Year Old Virgins (2013)

40 Year Old Virgins (2013)

40 Year Old Virgins (2013)
IMDb: 5.7
N/A

Most of us lose our virginity in our teens or early twenties. But for some, problems having sex for the first time overshadow their lives. Clive, aged 45, from Hertfordshire,…

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Genre: Documentary
Planet of the Humans (2019)

Planet of the Humans (2019)

Planet of the Humans (2019)
IMDb: 6.9
100

Forget all you have heard about how “Renewable Energy” is our salvation. It is all a myth that is very lucrative for some. Feel-good stuff like electric cars, etc. Such…

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Genre: Documentary
Laura Pausini – Pleased to Meet You (2022)

Laura Pausini – Pleased to Meet You (2022)

Laura Pausini – Pleased to Meet You (2022)
IMDb: N/A
81

It’s the movie that retraces the Laura’s life in a wholly original way. Through never-seen-before footage of her real and fictional life, the artist shows us her essence, giving an…

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Genre: Documentary