Documentary Movies
Bob and the Monster

Bob and the Monster

Bob and the Monster
IMDb: 7.4
90

Six years in the making, this documentary film follows outspoken indie-rock hero Bob Forrest, through his life-threatening struggle with addiction, to his transformation into one of the most influential and…

Genre: Documentary
Bert Stern: Original Madman

Bert Stern: Original Madman

Bert Stern: Original Madman
IMDb: 6.7
93

The untold and intimate life story of one of the greatest American photographers of all time, Bert Stern. After working alongside Stanley Kubrick at Look Magazine, Stern became an original…

African Cats

African Cats

African Cats
IMDb: 7.5
89

African Cats captures the real-life love, humor and determination of the majestic kings of the savanna. The story features Mara, an endearing lion cub who strives to grow up with…

Walt & El Grupo

Walt & El Grupo

Walt & El Grupo
IMDb: 6.4
106

The year was 1941, and the world was on the brink of war. In an effort to improve relations between the Americas, the Roosevelt administration called upon one of Hollywood’s…

Wings of Life

Wings of Life

Wings of Life
IMDb: 7.3
77

A beautiful love story in danger. Our future depends on an amazing love story between the flowers and fauna consisting of bees, butterflies, birds and bats, which allow these species…

Genre: Documentary
Chimpanzee

Chimpanzee

Chimpanzee
IMDb: 7.1
78

A nature documentary centered on a family of chimps living in the Ivory Coast and Ugandan rain forests.

Genre: Documentary
The Triumph and Tragedy of World Class Championship Wrestling

The Triumph and Tragedy of World Class Championship Wrestling

The Triumph and Tragedy of World Class Championship Wrestling
IMDb: 7.8
110

Documentary that chronicles the story of the Von Erich family, siblings and wrestlers who attained the heights of championship glory but who also struggled with despair, tragedy and suicide.

Genre: Documentary
Good Hair

Good Hair

Good Hair
IMDb: 6.9
95

An exposé of comic proportions that only Chris Rock could pull off, GOOD HAIR visits beauty salons and hairstyling battles, scientific laboratories and Indian temples to explore the way hairstyles…

American Meth

American Meth

American Meth
IMDb: 5.6
72

Actor Val Kilmer narrates this powerful film exploring the methamphetamine epidemic that’s ravaged blue-collar America. Putting a human face on the problem, filmmaker Justin Hunt reveals the damage being done…

Genre: Documentary
Wild Ocean

Wild Ocean

Wild Ocean
IMDb: 6.6
45

Wild Ocean is in an uplifting, giant screen cinema experience capturing one of nature’s greatest migration spectacles. Plunge into an underwater feeding frenzy, amidst the dolphins, sharks, whales, gannets, seals…

Genre: Documentary
Empire Me: New Worlds Are Happening!

Empire Me: New Worlds Are Happening!

Empire Me: New Worlds Are Happening!
IMDb: 6.4
100

Handmade utopias – a filmic search for the worldwide phenomenon of the micronation movement. Do-it-yourself states that have distanced themselves from the economic and political mainstreaming of globalization. A road…

Genre: Documentary
PoliWood

PoliWood

PoliWood
IMDb: 6.1
90

An in-depth look at the Democratic and Republican national conventions held during the 2008 U.S. Presidential election year.

Genre: Documentary
The Black Candle

The Black Candle

The Black Candle
IMDb: 6.7
71

The origins of Kwanzaa and the seven principles upon which the pan-African holiday derives its meaning are explored in this fascinating documentary. Narrated by Maya Angelou.

Genre: Documentary
The Universe of Keith Haring

The Universe of Keith Haring

The Universe of Keith Haring
IMDb: 7.4
90

A portrait of New York artist Keith Haring. The film looks to Haring as an artistic role model for his preternatural talent, of course, but also for his infectious lust…

Genre: Documentary
Gotta Dance

Gotta Dance

Gotta Dance
IMDb: 7.6
93

Chronicles the first-ever, senior citizen hip-hop dance team for the New Jersey Nets Basketball team, 12 women and man – all dance team newbies, from auditions through to center court…

Genre: Documentary
End Times: How Close Are We?

End Times: How Close Are We?

End Times: How Close Are We?
IMDb: 5.5
59

Can we know what the future holds? When it was written, nearly 30 percent of the Bible’s content was prophetic. Today, nearly all these prophecies have become recorded history. Only…

Courting Condi

Courting Condi

Courting Condi
IMDb: 7.5
107

A spin on the Rapunzel fairy-tale, this unique romantic/political/biographic documentary feature will follow one love-struck soul’s hilarious, emotionally engaging quest to woo one of the most mysterious figures in American…

Pray the Devil Back to Hell

Pray the Devil Back to Hell

Pray the Devil Back to Hell
IMDb: 7.5
72

Pray the Devil Back to Hell chronicles the remarkable story of the Liberian women who came together to end a bloody civil war and bring peace to their shattered country.

Genre: Documentary
Drop Dead Gorgeous

Drop Dead Gorgeous

Drop Dead Gorgeous
IMDb: 3.3
92

An aspiring model, Cynthia, becomes the focus of a documentary when she is chosen as the face for the world’s biggest fashion designer, Claudio. Cynthia accidentally overdoses and with deadlines…

Morning Light

Morning Light

Morning Light
IMDb: 5.7
97

Fifteen young sailors… six months of intense training… one chance at the brass ring. This documentary tells the story of a group of intrepid and determined young men and women,…

Genre: Documentary
Lynch (one)

Lynch (one)

Lynch (one)
IMDb: 6.7
84

Rare glimpse into the fascinating mind of one of cinema’s greatest directors. Footage was gathered over a two year period and documents David Lynch’s many creative interests as well as…

Genre: Documentary
Biquefarre

Biquefarre

Biquefarre
IMDb: 6.7
90

Biquefarre is a small farm in Aveyron. The changing economics of farming lead Raoul, in late middle age, to decide to sell and move to Toulouse. At least two neighboring…

Genre: Documentary
Witch Hunt

Witch Hunt

Witch Hunt
IMDb: 7.4
91

Executive Producer Sean Penn presents “Witch Hunt,” a gripping indictment of the American justice system told through the lens of one small town. Voters in Bakersfield, California elected a tough…

Into Eternity: A Film for the Future

Into Eternity: A Film for the Future

Into Eternity: A Film for the Future
IMDb: 7.3
75

Every day, the world over, large amounts of high-level radioactive waste created by nuclear power plants is placed in interim storage, which is vulnerable to natural disasters, man-made disasters, and…

Genre: Documentary
Cirque du Soleil: Corteo

Cirque du Soleil: Corteo

Cirque du Soleil: Corteo
IMDb: 7.6
101

Corteo, which means “cortege” in Italian, is a joyous procession, a festive parade imagined by a clown. The show brings together the passion of the actor with the grace and…

King: A Filmed Record… Montgomery to Memphis

King: A Filmed Record… Montgomery to Memphis

King: A Filmed Record… Montgomery to Memphis
IMDb: 8.2
185

Constructed from a wealth of archival footage, the documentary follows Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. from 1955 to 1968, in his rise from regional activist to world-renowned leader of the…

Genre: Documentary
March of The Living

March of The Living

March of The Living
IMDb: 6.4
76

The moving story of the last generation of Holocaust survivors who travel to Poland with thousands of teenagers from around the world to retrace the Death March from Auschwitz to…

Genre: Documentary
The Matador

The Matador

The Matador
IMDb: 6.5
74

Growing up in Granada, Spain, young David Fandila always dreamed of being a matador. This documentary captures the rise of “El Fandi,” one of Spain’s most renowned bullfighters, who first…

Genre: Documentary
Waltz with Bashir

Waltz with Bashir

Waltz with Bashir
IMDb: 8
90

An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term of service in that conflict.

The Wrecking Crew

The Wrecking Crew

The Wrecking Crew
IMDb: 7.7
101

A celebration of the musical work of a group of session musicians known as “The Wrecking Crew.” a band that provided back-up instrumentals to such legendary recording artists as Frank…

Corman’s World

Corman’s World

Corman’s World
IMDb: 7.6
91

A chronicle of the long career of American filmmaker Roger Corman, the most tenacious and ingenious low-budget producer and director in the US film industry, a pioneer of independent filmmaking…

Genre: Documentary
The King of Texas

The King of Texas

The King of Texas
IMDb: 7
73

A documentary on the life of Texas filmmaker Eagle Pennell.

Genre: Documentary
Marley

Marley

Marley
IMDb: 7.9
144

Bob Marley’s universal appeal, impact on music history and role as a social and political prophet is both unique and unparalleled. Directed by Academy Award-winning director Kevin Macdonald (The Last…

Kimjongilia

Kimjongilia

Kimjongilia
IMDb: 6.7
75

The first film to fully expose the humanitarian crisis of North Korea, this stylish, deeply moving documentary is centered around astonishing interviews with survivors of North Korea’s vast and largely…

Genre: Documentary
American: The Bill Hicks Story

American: The Bill Hicks Story

American: The Bill Hicks Story
IMDb: 7.7
102

American: The Bill Hicks Story is a biographical documentary film on the life of comedian Bill Hicks. The film was produced by Matt Harlock and Paul Thomas, and features archival…

Rough Aunties

Rough Aunties

Rough Aunties
IMDb: 6.9
103

Fearless, feisty and resolute, the “Rough Aunties” are a remarkable group of women unwavering in their stand to protect and care for the abused, neglected and forgotten children of Durban,…

Genre: Documentary
The End of the Line

The End of the Line

The End of the Line
IMDb: 7.5
83

Examines the devastating effect that overfishing has had on the world’s fish populations and argues that drastic action must be taken to reverse these trends. Examines the imminent extinction of…

Genre: Documentary
Life After People

Life After People

Life After People
IMDb: 7.3
94

In this special documentary that inspired a two-season television series, scientists and other experts speculate about what the Earth, animal life, and plant life might be like if, suddenly, humanity…

Genre: Documentary
How to Live Forever

How to Live Forever

How to Live Forever
IMDb: 6.1
92

Director Mark Wexler embarks on a worldwide trek to investigate just what it means to grow old and what it could mean to really live forever. But whose advice should…

Genre: Documentary
America’s Hangar

America’s Hangar

America’s Hangar
IMDb: 7.2
46

In this exciting tour of the National Air and Space Museum- Smithsonian Networks puts you in the cockpit. From humble beginnings to the sprawling institution which has become the most…

Genre: Documentary