Documentary (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating

The Last Dance (2020)

TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

Charting the rise of the 1990's Chicago Bulls, led by Michael Jordan, one of the most notable dynasties in sports history.

Stars: Phil Jackson, Michael Jordan, David Aldridge, Scottie Pippen

Votes: 41,917

Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics (2020)
6.9
44 metascore

Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics (2020)

TV-MA | 85 min | Documentary

Mixing comedy with a thorough investigation of psychedelics, 'Have a Good Trip' explores the pros, cons, science, history, future, pop cultural impact, and cosmic possibilities of hallucinogens.

Director: Donick Cary | Stars: Sting, ASAP Rocky, Bill Kreutzmann, Rosie Perez

Votes: 3,425

Tiger King (2020)

TV-MA | 317 min | Documentary, Crime

A rivalry between big cat eccentrics takes a dark turn when Joe Exotic, a controversial animal park boss, is caught in a murder-for-hire plot.

Stars: John Reinke, Kelci Saffery, John Finlay, Rick Kirkham

Votes: 55,096

Trial by Media (2020– )

TV-MA | Documentary, Crime

In our modern media landscape where real courtroom dramas have increasingly been transformed into a form of entertainment, this series reflects on some of the most dramatic and memorable trials in recent history.

Stars: Al Sharpton, Frank Amedure Jr., Patti Blagojevich, Kadiatou Diallo

Votes: 909

Grant (2020– )

TV-PG | Documentary, History

The documentary-series examines Grant's life story using his perspective and experiences to explore a turbulent time in history: the Civil War and Reconstruction.

Stars: Justin Salinger, Francis Chouler, Gabriel Harry Meltz, Carel Nel

Votes: 466

Planet Earth II (2016)

TV-G | 298 min | Documentary

David Attenborough returns in this breathtaking documentary showcasing life on Planet Earth.

Star: David Attenborough

Votes: 88,709

Capel Green (2020)

Documentary | Post-production

Capel Green is a powerful, independent feature length documentary film about the myriad of strange occurrences which took place in and around Rendlesham Forest, close to the twin US Air ... See full summary »

Director: Dion M Johnson | Stars: Max Easton, Adam Hillier, Emma Von Schreiber, Remy Bataille

90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days (2017– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

Couples who have applied for or received a K-1 visa "available uniquely to foreign fiancés of U.S. citizens", have ninety days to arrange for and have the marriage ceremony. The visa is not to give time "to decide IF" they will marry.

Stars: Darcey Silva, Tim Malcolm, Tom Brooks, Varya Malina

Votes: 442

Dark Side of the Ring (2019– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Drama, History

From backstage controversies to mysterious deaths and unsolved homicides, this series explores the darkest stories from the golden age of professional wrestling, and tries to find truth at the intersection of fantasy and reality.

Stars: Chris Jericho, Steve Kasan, James E. Cornette, Dutch Mantell

Votes: 1,058

Ghost Adventures (2008– )

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary, History, Reality-TV

Zak Bagans, Aaron Goodwin, Billy Tolley, and Jay Wasley investigate the scariest, most notorious, haunted places in the world.

Stars: Zak Bagans, Aaron Goodwin, Billy Tolley, Jay Wasley

Votes: 7,778

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (2014)

TV-PG | 557 min | Documentary

An exploration of our discovery of the laws of nature and coordinates in space and time.

Stars: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Stoney Emshwiller, Piotr Michael, André Sogliuzzo

Votes: 105,647

Roman Empire (2016– )

TV-MA | 48 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

Chronicles some of the most famous leaders of the Roman Civilization.

Stars: Aaron Irvin, Corey Brennan, Jerry Toner, Steve West

Votes: 4,816

Rise of Empires: Ottoman (2020)

44 min | Documentary, Drama, History

Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II wages an epic campaign to take the Byzantine capital of Constantinople and shapes the course of history for centuries.

Stars: Cem Yigit Uzümoglu, Tommaso Basili, Selim Bayraktar, Birkan Sokullu

Votes: 14,770

30 for 30 (2009– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

ESPN Films' 30 for 30 is an unprecedented documentary series featuring today's finest storytellers from inside and outside of the sports world. What started as a celebration of ESPN's 30th ... See full summary »

Stars: Dick Vitale, Brent Musburger, Mike Tyson, Danny Ainge

Votes: 4,055

The Painter and the Thief (2020)
7.6
78 metascore

The Painter and the Thief (2020)

102 min | Documentary

An artist befriends the thief who stole her paintings. She becomes his closest ally when he is severely hurt in a car crash and needs full time care, even if her paintings are not found. But then the tables turn.

Director: Benjamin Ree | Stars: Karl Bertil-Nordland, Barbora Kysilkova

Votes: 169

Undertaker: The Last Ride (2020– )

Documentary, Sport

Undertaker: The Last Ride, the unprecedented limited-series event chronicling over three years in the career of The Phenom

Stars: Mark Calaway, Vince McMahon, Michelle McCool, Shawn Michaels

Votes: 289

Cosmos: Possible Worlds (2020– )

45 min | Documentary

Following the wildly successful "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey," Neil deGrasse Tyson returns as host to translate more revelations of science into a lavish transporting experience, taking ... See full summary »

Stars: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Seth MacFarlane, Trang Vo, Neil Arnote

Votes: 2,328

Harry's Heroes: The Full English (2019–2020)

90 min | Documentary, Sport

Football manager Harry Redknapp tries to get a group of retired England players back into shape to play the Germans one last time.

Stars: John Barnes, Matt Le Tissier, Paul Merson, Ray Parlour

Votes: 80

Becoming (II) (2020)
6.6
65 metascore

Becoming (II) (2020)

PG | 89 min | Documentary

Join former first lady Michelle Obama in an intimate documentary looking at her life, hopes and connection with others during her 2019 book tour for 'Becoming.'

Director: Nadia Hallgren | Stars: Adrian K. Collins, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Phoebe Robinson

Votes: 3,298

The Vietnam War (2017)

TV-MA | 990 min | Documentary, History, War

A comprehensive history of the United States' involvement in the bitterly divisive armed conflict in Southeast Asia.

Stars: Peter Coyote, Huy Duc, Duong Van Mai Elliott, James Willbanks

Votes: 17,791

Don't F**k with Cats: Hunting an Internet Killer (2019)

TV-MA | 187 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery

A group of online justice seekers track down a guy who posted a video of himself killing kittens.

Stars: Deanna Thompson, John Green, Claudette Hamlin, Antonio Paradiso

Votes: 28,899

A Secret Love (2020)
8.0
77 metascore

A Secret Love (2020)

TV-MA | 81 min | Documentary

Falling in love in 1947, two women -- Pat Henschel and pro baseball player Terry Donahue -- begin a 65-year journey of love and overcoming prejudice.

Director: Chris Bolan | Stars: Terry Donahue, Pat Henschel, Diana Bolan, Kim Donahue

Votes: 2,035

Rust Valley Restorers (2018– )

38 min | Documentary

Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains is one of the most unique car communities in the world: "Rust Valley." You can't miss it: acres upon acres of old and abandoned cars; a ... See full summary »

Star: Michael Daingerfield

Votes: 1,367

Our Planet (2019)

TV-G | 403 min | Documentary

Documentary series focusing on the breadth of the diversity of habitats around the world, from the remote Arctic wilderness and mysterious deep oceans to the vast landscapes of Africa and diverse jungles of South America.

Star: David Attenborough

Votes: 25,925

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian (2020– )

Documentary

A behind the scenes look at the making of the Disney+ series "The Mandalorian."

Stars: Gina Carano, Jon Favreau, Pedro Pascal, Taika Waititi

Votes: 468

Formula 1: Drive to Survive (2019– )

TV-MA | 40 min | Documentary, Sport

Docuseries following the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship.

Stars: Valtteri Bottas, Pierre Gasly, Romain Grosjean, Lewis Hamilton

Votes: 14,316

Hot Girls Wanted (2015)

84 min | Documentary

A documentary about young women who have been drawn into the sex trade - and how easy it is for a web-savvy generation to end up making porn.

Directors: Jill Bauer, Ronna Gradus | Stars: Farrah Laurel Abraham, John Anthony, Rachel Bernard, Carrie Brooks

Votes: 15,044

Planet Earth (2006)

TV-PG | 538 min | Documentary

Emmy Award-winning, 11 episodes, five years in the making, the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC, and the first to be filmed in high definition.

Stars: David Attenborough, Sigourney Weaver, Thomas Anguti Johnston, Huw Cordey

Votes: 160,487

The House in Between (2020)

81 min | Documentary, Horror, Thriller

A beautiful documentary telling the real story of a homeowner living with a haunting. Bridging the paranormal, real science and the human experience this documentary shows a detailed look at what could be the most haunted house in America.

Directors: Steve Gonsalves, Kendall Whelpton | Stars: Erin Brown, Justin Brown, Amy Bullard, John Bullard

Votes: 5

Making a Murderer (2015– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Crime

Filmed over a 10-year period, Steven Avery, a DNA exoneree who, while in the midst of exposing corruption in local law enforcement, finds himself the prime suspect in a grisly new crime.

Stars: Dolores Avery, Steven Avery, Laura Nirider, Ken Kratz

Votes: 83,160

Spaceship Earth (2020)
6.5
73 metascore

Spaceship Earth (2020)

113 min | Documentary

A look at the group of people who built the Biosphere 2, a giant replica of the earth's ecosystem, in 1991.

Director: Matt Wolf | Stars: John Allen, Abigail Alling, Margret Augustine, Steve Bannon

Votes: 423

Free Solo (2018)
8.2
83 metascore

Free Solo (2018)

PG-13 | 100 min | Documentary, Adventure, Sport

Alex Honnold attempts to become the first person to ever free solo climb El Capitan.

Directors: Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi | Stars: Alex Honnold, Tommy Caldwell, Jimmy Chin, Cheyne Lempe

Votes: 48,418 | Gross: $17.54M

Ancient Aliens (2009– )

TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary, History, Sci-Fi

Science and mythology - and how they are the same thing.

Stars: Robert Clotworthy, Giorgio A. Tsoukalos, David Childress, Jonathan Young

Votes: 8,877

The World at War (1973–1976)

TV-PG | 52 min | Documentary, History, War

A groundbreaking 26-part documentary series narrated by the actor Laurence Olivier about the deadliest conflict in history, World War II.

Stars: Laurence Olivier, Anthony Eden, Averell Harriman, Albert Speer

Votes: 20,761

Inside Look: The People v. O.J. Simpson - American Crime Story (2016)

TV-14 | 5 min | Documentary, Short

Inside the series of the same name.

Stars: Sarah Paulson, Brad Simpson, Sterling K. Brown, Nina Jacobson

Votes: 21,690

Nathan for You (2013–2017)

TV-14 | 30 min | Documentary, Comedy

Nathan Fielder uses his business degree and life experiences to help real small businesses turn a profit. But because of his unorthodox approach, Nathan's genuine efforts to do good often draw real people into an experience far beyond what they signed up for.

Stars: Nathan Fielder, Anthony Filosa, William Heath, Brian S. Wolfe

Votes: 16,704

Wild Wild Country (2018)

TV-MA | 403 min | Documentary, Crime

When the world's most controversial guru builds an utopian city deep in the Oregon country, conflict with the locals escalates into a national scandal. A true story.

Stars: Ma Anand Sheela, Osho, Philip Toelkes, Jane Stork

Votes: 21,388

They Shall Not Grow Old (II) (2018)
8.3
91 metascore

They Shall Not Grow Old (II) (2018)

R | 99 min | Documentary, History, War

A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of the end of the war.

Director: Peter Jackson

Votes: 25,284 | Gross: $17.96M

Dirty Money (2018– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Crime

A Netflix Original Series documenting various stories about exposing the greed, corruption, and crime spreading through the global economy.

Stars: Matt Taibbi, Alex Gibney, Anabel Hernández, Fahmi Quadir

Votes: 6,911

Deadliest Catch (2005– )

TV-PG | 55 min | Documentary, Adventure, Reality-TV

A documentary series chronicling the real-life high-sea adventures of the Alaskan crab fishermen. This is the most deadliest profession in the world.

Stars: Mike Rowe, Sig Hansen, Keith Colburn, Jake Anderson

Votes: 7,496

Inside Look: The Assassination of Gianni Versace - American Crime Story (2017–2018)

TV-MA | 3 min | Documentary, Short

An inside look at the making of American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace.

Stars: Darren Criss, Ricky Martin, Penélope Cruz, Edgar Ramírez

Votes: 6,560

After Porn Ends (2012)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary

An exploration of the lives of several former adult performers who have retired from the porn industry.

Director: Bryce Wagoner | Stars: Amber Lynn, Asia Carrera, Bobby Slayton, Crissy Moran

Votes: 7,427

Honeyland (2019)
8.0
86 metascore

Honeyland (2019)

Unrated | 89 min | Documentary, Drama

The last female bee-hunter in Europe must save the bees and return the natural balance in Honeyland, when a family of nomadic beekeepers invade her land and threaten her livelihood.

Directors: Tamara Kotevska, Ljubomir Stefanov | Stars: Hatidze Muratova, Nazife Muratova, Hussein Sam, Ljutvie Sam

Votes: 10,611 | Gross: $0.82M

AKA Jane Roe (2020 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 79 min | Documentary

Final series of interviews prior to Norma McCorvey's death and reveals the unvarnished truth behind her journey from pro-choice to pro-life and beyond - in what she calls her "deathbed confession.

Director: Nick Sweeney | Stars: Norma McCorvey, Andy Meisler, Charlotte Taft, Flip Benham

Votes: 183

Beastie Boys Story (2020)
8.0
75 metascore

Beastie Boys Story (2020)

TV-MA | 119 min | Documentary

Mike Diamond and Adam Horovitz of Beastie Boys tell you an intimate, personal story of their band, and their 40 years of friendship together.

Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Beastie Boys, Mike D, Adam Horovitz, Adam Yauch

Votes: 2,406

After Porn Ends 3 (2018)

TV-MA | 86 min | Documentary

After Porn Ends 3 continues to explore whether a career as an adult performer is inherently damaging to the balance of a performer's life once retired.

Director: Brittany Andrews | Stars: Christy Canyon, Jenteal, Tera Patrick, Priya Rai

Votes: 1,263

Cracked Up (2018)

TV-MA | 95 min | Documentary

In Cracked Up we witness the effects adverse childhood experiences can have across a lifetime through the incredible story of actor, comedian, master impressionist and Saturday Night Live ... See full summary »

Director: Michelle Esrick | Star: Darrell Hammond

Votes: 365

Fantasy Flirt (2017–2018)

TV-MA | 25 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

A high energy mix of the newest and sexiest girls to pose for Playboy. Models share their turn-ons, fantasies and secret desires while taking it all off for the cameras.

Stars: Elle Georgia, Ali Rose, Pamela, Lauren Rosas

Votes: 29

The Curse of Oak Island (2014– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

Rick and Marty Lagina, two brothers from Michigan with a life-long interest in the mystery of Oak Island, renew efforts to discover the legendary treasure with sophisticated machinery.

Stars: Robert Clotworthy, Marty Lagina, Rick Lagina, Charles Barkhouse

Votes: 3,847

The Last Narc

Documentary | Completed

Former cartel insiders divulge the bone-chilling details behind the notorious murder and kidnapping of DEA Agent "Kiki" Camarena.

Stars: Hector Berrellez, Geneva Camarena, Jorge Godoy, Phil Jordan

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