Highest Rated Mystery Documentaries
TV-PG | Documentary, History, Horror
Author Stephen Lancaster and expert paranormal investigators spend nine years researching the paranormal phenomena inside the world's most haunted restaurant, the Brentwood Wine Bistro.
4. Andrea Doria: Are the Passengers Saved? (2016)
80 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Pierette, who survived the catastrophic Andrea Doria-Stockholm collision as a 9-year-old immigrating to America with her grandparents, has uncovered a cold case that vindicates Captain ... See full summary »
5. Forced Perspective (2015)
95 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
'Forced Perspective' is an intimate portrait of iconic Cleveland artist Derek Hess by filmmaker Nick Cavalier. The film is a journey through Derek's struggle with alcoholism and bipolar and... See full summary »
6. The View from Here (II) (2012)
17 min | Documentary, Short, Biography | Completed
Peter Neilson lives in an enchanted world. He has a special gift that enables him to communicate with animals alive or dead. We are taken on a journey into his magical everyday life and witness a tough decision he needs to make.
7. Into the Cave of Wonders (2014)
Not Rated | 9 min | Documentary, Short, Mystery
A unique glimpse of a miracle of nature, the Cave of Wonders, from its beginning millions of years ago to nowadays. Shot in 4k resolution, it is the first movie ever shot entirely in hyper-reality HDR.
8. The Missing Screenwriter (2012)
72 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery
Robert Hurley, a Los Angeles-based screenwriter of Notes from the New World, based on Dostoevsky Notes from the Underground, has vanished shortly after reporting harassment from unidentified people.
9. NokotaHeart (2011)
60 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
The true story and Neo-Western biopic of Leo Kuntz, Vietnam vet turned North Dakota horse rancher and his fight to save the equine legacy of Sitting Bull in the inexorable face and juggernaut assault of the 21st Century.
Director: Sean Garland
10. Murf Vs. Gimghoul (2013 TV Movie)
53 min | Documentary, Adventure, Comedy
Murf Meyer, a poorly informed whistle blower with a mouthful of wild accusations, attempts to expose a collegiate secret society known as The Order of Gimghoul.
11. Lost in the Bewilderness (2014)
97 min | Documentary, Biography, Family
"Lost in the Bewilderness" is a modern-day Greek myth - a documentary about the filmmaker's cousin Lucas, kidnapped at age five from his native Greece, and found on the eve of his sixteenth birthday in the U.S.
Director: Alexandra Anthony
12. Led Zeppelin Played Here (2014)
90 min | Documentary, History, Music
1969. Man lands on the moon. Half a million strong at Woodstock. Sesame Street makes its debut...and Led Zeppelin perform in the gym of the Wheaton Youth Center in front of 50 confused ... See full summary »
14. Draga gospa ilacka (2010)
40 min | Documentary, Family, History
The film epitomizes the metaphysics and mystics of the sacral, and man's earthly course in search for the meaning of life. The theme of pilgrimage reveals the history of the Croatian region... See full summary »
Director: Branko Istvancic
16. The Bigfoot Hunter: Still Searching (2011)
Not Rated | 59 min | Documentary, Comedy, Mystery
In the summer of 2006, two Sasquatch hunters led a group of curious, young paranormal investigators into the hills of southern New York on a quest for evidence of the legendary beast known as Bigfoot.
17. Cryptotrip (2012)
75 min | Documentary, Mystery, News | Completed
Thousands of unexplained creature sightings are reported in the United States each year. What are people seeing? How does it impact them? What does this say about us as a nation? These ... See full summary »
18. Hairtales (2008 TV Movie)
61 min | Documentary, Mystery
A documentary offering an irreverent yet intimate portrait of 12 individuals who reveal how hair has forever changed their personal and professional lives.
20. The Silent Truth (2010)
Not Rated | 56 min | Documentary, Animation, Crime
Murder or Suicide? On a military base in Iraq, PFC LaVena Lynn Johnson is found dead, shot in the head. The Army rules it a suicide, however information obtained through the Freedom of ... See full summary »
21. Hard to Believe (2016 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 56 min | Documentary, Mystery, News
It's happened before: governments killing their own citizens for political or spiritual beliefs. But it's never happened like this.
22. The Spirit of Annie Mae (2002)
73 min | Documentary, Mystery
Anna Marie Pictou-Aquash was a leading Native American political activist. A Mi'kmaw Indian born in Nova Scotia, she was killed execution-style on a desolate road in South Dakota in 1976, ... See full summary »
24. What Lies Upstream (2017)
85 min | Documentary, Mystery
In this scandalous political thriller, an investigation into a chemical spill spirals into an indictment of the entire system meant to protect drinking water, revealing cover-ups at the highest levels of government.
26. A Coup in Camelot (2015)
101 min | Documentary, History, Mystery
A fresh look at the forensic 'fingerprints' surrounding the JFK assassination, with analysis from the top experts and researchers of today. From in-depth study of how the Secret Service ... See full summary »
27. Decak iz Junkovca (1995)
Documentary, Comedy, Mystery
Radomir Belacevic, literate and scientist, is last seen on July the 9th in front of his private company "Studio film" in Dr. Aleksandar Kostic Street. The author of more than 20 novels, ... See full summary »
28. Legend of the Shoe Man (2010 Video)
34 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy
Although the old Shoe Man died--his cup tree dying with him, and his shoe fence burning--Lake of the Ozarks' residents still claim he haunts the woods looking for victims.
101 min | Documentary, Biography, History
In 1931 Harold Lasseter's body was found in Central Australia's deserts. His diary revealed that he'd found gold, worth millions...but that he'd give it all for a loaf of bread... The gold ... See full summary »
Director: Luke Walker
30. Last Will & Testament (2012)
85 min | Documentary, Mystery
This documentary explores the ongoing debate about the authorship of the works attributed to Shakespeare. Writers and critics, actors and scholars, including Mark Twain, Sigmund Freud, ... See full summary »
31. ...Where is she now? (2015)
120 min | Documentary, Mystery, Thriller
Marita ran away the night before graduation. Two years later she's still running, and one man will stop at nothing to find her.
32. Searching for Hell (2015)
Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary, Drama, Mystery
Prepare yourself for a unique cinematic experience. "Searching For Hell" - world's first feature - length documentary screened and distributed in virtual reality cinema - will take you on a... See full summary »
34. Crossovers from Another Dimension... (2005 TV Movie)
PG | 72 min | Documentary, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Discover the hidden secrets of a timeless mystery in this award winning film about the greatest Crop Circle formations ever created. The creators of these paranormal formations still remain... See full summary »
38. Roger Ballen's Asylum of the Birds (2014)
7 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
To mark the publication of his long-awaited new monograph Asylum of the Birds, photographer Roger Ballen, with director Ben Crossman, has produced this psychologically powerful, ... See full summary »
Director: Ben Crossman
40. Journey of Hanuman (2013 Video)
85 min | Documentary, Adventure, Mystery
'Journey of Hanuman' preserves moments still existing in India that have not been disturbed by globalization and are connected with the antique spiritual knowledge of India. I wanted to ... See full summary »
41. Search for the Afghan Girl (2003 TV Movie)
53 min | Documentary, Mystery
The fascinating journey to find the mysterious "Afghan Girl" whose haunting gaze captivated the world in a NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC magazine cover.
42. Stink! (2015)
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary, Drama, History
"Stink!" opens with a foul smell and a pair of kids pajamas. And a single father trying to find out what that smell could possibly be. But instead of getting a straight answer, director Jon... See full summary »
43. Anatomy of a 'Homicide: Life on the Street' (1998 TV Movie)
Crime, Documentary, Drama
A brief look at the history of "Homicide: Life on the Street", one of the best shows on television and its ratings history as well as some of the people on the show, as well as behind the ... See full summary »
44. The Gnomist (2015)
19 min | Documentary, Short, Family
When fairy homes mysteriously appear in a suburban forest, four women, driven by unquelled curiosity about the origin of this whimsy, find that believing in magic is the medicine they need ... See full summary »
Director: Sharon Liese
48. Kosot ruach leaba (2008)
70 min | Documentary, Biography, Mystery
A documentary thriller. When Taliya was young, she never knew for sure whether her uncle was a KGB agent in disguise or a true member of the family. Her father claimed that his brother had ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 150 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama
A horrific triple child murder leads to an indictment and trial of three nonconformist boys based on questionable evidence.