Documentary Movies
Descendant (2022)

Descendant (2022)

Descendant (2022)
IMDb: 7.1
111

History exists beyond what is written. The Africatown residents in Mobile, Alabama, have shared stories about their origins for generations. Their community was founded by enslaved ancestors who were transported…

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Land Grab (2016)

Land Grab (2016)

Land Grab (2016)
IMDb: 7.2
76

The story of an eccentric finance mogul’s dream to create the world’s largest urban farm in his hometown of Detroit, and the political firestorm he unintentionally ignited by announcing that…

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Genre: Documentary
Out of Print (2014)

Out of Print (2014)

Out of Print (2014)
IMDb: 6.7
86

A documentary exploring the importance of revival cinema and 35mm exhibition – seen through the lens of the patrons of the New Beverly Cinema – a unique and independent revival…

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Genre: Documentary
Resistance Is Life (2017)

Resistance Is Life (2017)

Resistance Is Life (2017)
IMDb: 8.3
73

Eight-year-old Evlin characterizes the resilience of Kobane’s resistance against ISIS forces through her experience in a refugee camp on the Turkish-Syrian border.

Genre: Documentary
The Manor (2013)

The Manor (2013)

The Manor (2013)
IMDb: 6.9
78

An intimate portrayal of a peculiar Jewish family running a small town strip club, while attempting to nurse their relationships and themselves back to health.

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Genre: Documentary
KSI: In Real Life (2023)

KSI: In Real Life (2023)

KSI: In Real Life (2023)
IMDb: N/A
93

An access-all-areas look at the life of global megastar KSI as he goes through the most momentous year of his life. At the height of his fame, spurred on by…

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Genre: Documentary
REW-FFWD (1994)

REW-FFWD (1994)

REW-FFWD (1994)
IMDb: 6.6
31

A young photographer is on assignment in Jamaica. It’s a cultural shock! First anguished, he later becomes quite fascinated by the people he meets, their neighbourhood and their music.

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Humanoids: The Real Close Encounters of the Third Kind? (2022)

Humanoids: The Real Close Encounters of the Third Kind? (2022)

Humanoids: The Real Close Encounters of the Third Kind? (2022)
IMDb: 6.0
76

Accounts of alien contact cases, more commonly referred to as close encounters of the third kind.

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Genre: Documentary
Untold: The Rise and Fall of AND1 (2022)

Untold: The Rise and Fall of AND1 (2022)

Untold: The Rise and Fall of AND1 (2022)
IMDb: 6.8
69

Inspired by New York City streetball, influential brand AND1 turned local legends on the court into international icons. So why did it come to an end?

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A Wicked Eden (2021)

A Wicked Eden (2021)

A Wicked Eden (2021)
IMDb: 7.3
96

Goddess Snow and her close friends Ceara Lynch, Princess Rene, Astro Domina, Princess Meggerz and Sarah DiAvola have built a supportive underground punk scene of fetish content creators, empowering each…

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Genre: Documentary
Missile from the East (2022)

Missile from the East (2022)

Missile from the East (2022)
IMDb: N/A
91

Against the backdrop of the 1961 Swedish Grand Prix, East German motorcycle racer Ernst Degner flees the Iron Curtain. Returning to the racetrack the following season with Suzuki, the driver…

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Genre: Documentary
Conversion (2021)

Conversion (2021)

Conversion (2021)
IMDb: N/A
66

A psychologist practicing conversion therapy has a chance encounter with a young gay activist, resulting in his own epiphany concerning the very practice he was conducting.

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Genre: Documentary
Litvinenko- The Mayfair Poisoning (2022)

Litvinenko- The Mayfair Poisoning (2022)

Litvinenko- The Mayfair Poisoning (2022)
IMDb: N/A
47

A documentary surrounding the the investigation into Litvinenko’s murder and the undeniable radiation health emergency. Who were the people behind the scenes who dealt with a deadly radioactive poisoning on…

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Genre: Documentary
A Man Vanishes (1967)

A Man Vanishes (1967)

A Man Vanishes (1967)
IMDb: 7.2
130

A Man Vanishes examines the concept of Johatsu, tackling the phenomenon of people missing in Japan over the years. It picks one such person from the list, someone who had…

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Genre: Documentary
The Redeem Team (2022)

The Redeem Team (2022)

The Redeem Team (2022)
IMDb: 7.4
98

Using unprecedented Olympic footage and behind-the-scenes material, The Redeem Team tells the story of the US Olympic Men’s Basketball Team’s quest for gold at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing…

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Romantic Road (2017)

Romantic Road (2017)

Romantic Road (2017)
IMDb: 7.1
80

An English couple, a leading London lawyer and his wife re-define later life by motoring rural India in their battered 1936 Rolls Royce, falling into company with tea-wallahs and maharajahs,…

FantastiCozzi (2016)

FantastiCozzi (2016)

FantastiCozzi (2016)
IMDb: 7.2
70

A feature-length documentary about the life and career of Italian director Luigi Cozzi and his obsession with Science Fiction and Fantasy.

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100 Men (2017)

100 Men (2017)

100 Men (2017)
IMDb: 6.4
95

Over the course of four decades, filmmaker Paul Oremland documented his romantic and sexual encounters with roughly one hundred men. He preserved nearly all of these detailed recollections and threaded…

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Genre: Documentary
The Killing of a Journalist (2023)

The Killing of a Journalist (2023)

The Killing of a Journalist (2023)
IMDb: 7.8
100

On the night of February 21, 2018, investigative journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kušnírová, both just 27 years old, were brutally murdered in their home. It was the…

Genre: Documentary
Wrinkles the Clown (2019)

Wrinkles the Clown (2019)

Wrinkles the Clown (2019)
IMDb: 4.9
75

In Florida, parents can hire Wrinkles the Clown to scare their misbehaving children.

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Nazi Fugitives (2023)

Nazi Fugitives (2023)

Nazi Fugitives (2023)
IMDb: N/A
52

The Nazi regime lasted from 1933 to 1945 and was undoubtedly one of the most horrific periods of history. The Nazi Party and its immoral leader instilled one of the…

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Genre: Documentary
The Return of Tanya Tucker Featuring Brandi Carlile (2022)

The Return of Tanya Tucker Featuring Brandi Carlile (2022)

The Return of Tanya Tucker Featuring Brandi Carlile (2022)
IMDb: N/A
108

Trailblazing, hell-raising country music legend Tanya Tucker defied the standards of how a woman in country music was supposed to behave. Decades after Tanya slipped from the spotlight, rising Americana…

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Genre: Documentary
Bad Axe (2022)

Bad Axe (2022)

Bad Axe (2022)
IMDb: 7.9
100

A real-time portrait of 2020 unfolds as an Asian-American family in Trump’s rural America fights to keep their restaurant and American dream alive in the face of a pandemic, Neo-Nazis,…

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Genre: Documentary
American Swing (2008)

American Swing (2008)

American Swing (2008)
IMDb: 6.2
81

Chronicles the rise and fall of 1970s New York City nightclub Plato’s Retreat.

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Genre: Documentary
Black Wax (1983)

Black Wax (1983)

Black Wax (1983)
IMDb: 7.9
79

Gil Scott-Heron, one of rap’s earliest (and unfortunately unknown) pioneers, gets his full due in Black Wax, the 1982 documentary recently reissued on video. Interspliced between performance footage of Scott-Heron…

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Fugitive: The Curious Case of Carlos Ghosn (2022)

Fugitive: The Curious Case of Carlos Ghosn (2022)

Fugitive: The Curious Case of Carlos Ghosn (2022)
IMDb: 6.5
95

From his rise as a business mogul to his plummet into international notoriety, this true crime documentary examines the bizarre story of Carlos Ghosn.

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Genre: Documentary
After the Fire (2011)

After the Fire (2011)

After the Fire (2011)
IMDb: 8.0
90

People show incredible courage and cowardice in the aftermath of the Seton Hall Fire in New Jersey.

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Genre: Documentary
How We Got Gay (2013)

How We Got Gay (2013)

How We Got Gay (2013)
IMDb: 6.8
43

The incredible story of how gay men and women went from being the ultimate outsiders to occupying the halls of power, with a profound influence on our cultural, political and…

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Genre: Documentary
Take Your Pills: Xanax (2022)

Take Your Pills: Xanax (2022)

Take Your Pills: Xanax (2022)
IMDb: 6.0
90

A cure for some and a curse for others, widely prescribed anti-anxiety medication is examined by patients and experts in this revealing documentary.

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Genre: Documentary
Autumn Gold (2010)

Autumn Gold (2010)

Autumn Gold (2010)
IMDb: 7.5
94

The film follows five senior athletes along their biggest challenge – maturity. As all of them are between 80 and 100 years old it is a race against time and…

The Spanish Earth (1937)

The Spanish Earth (1937)

The Spanish Earth (1937)
IMDb: 6.6
53

A propaganda film made during the Spanish Civil War in support of the Republican government against the rebellion by Gen. Francisco Franco’s forces who were backed by Nazi Germany and…

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Genre: Documentary, War
January 6th (2022)

January 6th (2022)

January 6th (2022)
IMDb: N/A
150

Rage. Anger. Shock. Fear. As the nation watched in disbelief, throngs of rioters descended on the capitol, and the people on the ground, mired in chaos, suddenly found their lives…

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Tipping the Pain Scale (2021)

Tipping the Pain Scale (2021)

Tipping the Pain Scale (2021)
IMDb: N/A
104

A feature documentary film following individuals grappling with the current systemic failures of how we have dealt with addiction and their journey to develop and employ new, innovative, and often…

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Genre: Documentary
The Most Beautiful Country in the World (2018)

The Most Beautiful Country in the World (2018)

The Most Beautiful Country in the World (2018)
IMDb: 5.7
101

The clash of two worlds in the present-day Europe. As the indigenous population seeks to defend the status quo against escalating immigration, the newcomers are burdened by their own displacement….

Dreamland: A Storming Area 51 Story (2022)

Dreamland: A Storming Area 51 Story (2022)

Dreamland: A Storming Area 51 Story (2022)
IMDb: 9.6
85

A life-long alien enthusiast and comedian, Brian Moreno, hires a film crew to follow him on his extra-terrestrial fact finding adventure to the viral “Storming Area 51” event.

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Genre: Documentary
First Graders (1984)

First Graders (1984)

First Graders (1984)
IMDb: 7.4
85

A documentary film about a boys school in Iran. The film shows numerous, funny and moving interviews of many different young pupils of this school summoned by their superintendent for…

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Genre: Documentary
Alien Crash Retrievals (2016)

Alien Crash Retrievals (2016)

Alien Crash Retrievals (2016)
IMDb: 4.9
70

Learn the shocking truth about extraterrestrial beings on Planet Earth. World governments and military factions are not only aware of the Alien presence; they may be in communication with alien…

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Genre: Documentary
Night on Earth: Shot in the Dark (2020)

Night on Earth: Shot in the Dark (2020)

Night on Earth: Shot in the Dark (2020)
IMDb: 7.7
59

This look behind the scenes shows how worldwide camera crews climbed, dived and froze to capture the documentary’s groundbreaking night footage.

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Genre: Documentary
All of Them Witches (2022)

All of Them Witches (2022)

All of Them Witches (2022)
IMDb: N/A
N/A

All of Them Witches is a one-hour documentary that will explore an alternate and authentic history told from the perspective of today’s most well-known, practicing witches, as well as scholars…

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Genre: Documentary
King Crimson – In The Court of The Crimson King: King Crimson at 50 (2022)

King Crimson – In The Court of The Crimson King: King Crimson at 50 (2022)

King Crimson – In The Court of The Crimson King: King Crimson at 50 (2022)
IMDb: 8.1
85

The film explores the “acute suffering” and transcendent glory experienced by current and former members of King Crimson, allowing the audience an intimate and sometimes uncomfortable insight into the musicians’…

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