With Imagine Documentaries (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Light & Magic (2022– )

TV-14 | Documentary

8.9
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Showcasing the people of Industrial Light and Magic, the special effects division of Lucasfilm, this series takes us back in time as they create the effects for some of the biggest and most successful films of the last 45 years.

Stars: George Lucas, Dennis Muren, Lorne Peterson, Ron Howard

Votes: 1,263

2. Web of Make Believe: Death, Lies and the Internet (2022– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary, Crime

6.3
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Conspiracy. Fraud. Violence. Murder. What starts out virtual can get real all too quickly--and when the web is worldwide, so are the consequences.

Stars: Daniel Rigmaiden, Samara Couri, Aaron Kuban, Jerrod Paige

Votes: 1,512

3. We Feed People (2022)

89 min | Documentary

7.3
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77 Metascore

A chronicle of how Andrés and his nonprofit rebuilds nations in the wake of disaster, providing healthy food to those affected.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Carlota Andrés, Inés Andrés, José Andrés, Joe Biden

Votes: 360

4. Lucy and Desi (2022)

PG | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

7.8
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73 Metascore

This film will explore the rise of comedian icon Lucille Ball, her relationship with Desi Arnaz, and how their groundbreaking sitcom I Love Lucy forever changed Hollywood, cementing her legacy long after her death in 1989.

Director: Amy Poehler | Stars: Lucie Arnaz, Bette Midler, Carol Burnett, Laura Laplaca

Votes: 2,286

5. Downfall: The Case Against Boeing (2022)

PG-13 | 89 min | Documentary

7.4
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68 Metascore

Examining the months since the tragedies, which caused global panic in March 2019 after two new aircrafts crashed within five months, killing 346 people.

Director: Rory Kennedy | Stars: Donald Trump, Lester Holt, Maria Bartiromo, Peter Jennings

Votes: 10,692

6. Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel (2021)

TV-MA | 220 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery

5.9
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College student and tourist Elisa Lam vanishes, leaving behind all of her possessions in her hotel room. The Cecil Hotel grows in infamy.

Stars: Tim Marcia, Amy Price, Greg Kading, Josh Dean

Votes: 17,798

7. Rebuilding Paradise (2020)

PG-13 | 90 min | Documentary

7.0
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70 Metascore

The community of Paradise, California, a town in the Sierra Nevada foothills, attempts to rebuild after devastating wildfires in 2018.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Erin Brockovich-Ellis, Matt Gates, Woody Culleton, Michelle John

Votes: 562

8. Crime Scene: The Times Square Killer (2021)

TV-MA | 147 min | Documentary, Crime, History

6.5
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In 1970s NYC, the "Torso Killer" preys on women to fulfill his grotesque fantasies while eluding police. A docuseries dive into crime's darkest places.

Stars: Vernon Geberth, Malcolm Reiman, Peter Vronsky, Melinda Chateauvert

Votes: 4,164

9. Julia (I) (2021)

PG-13 | 95 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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69 Metascore

Julia tells the story of the legendary cookbook author and television superstar who changed the way Americans think about food, television, and even about women.

Directors: Julie Cohen, Betsy West | Stars: José Andrés, Paul Bogaards, Antonietta Brownell, Julia Child

Votes: 873

10. John Bronco Rides Again (2021)

26 min | Short

6.8
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Mocumentary about a 70's overly masculine pitchman for the Ford Motor Company.

Director: Jonathan Krisel | Stars: Tim Baltz, Maximus Birchmore, Michael Chiklis, Bo Derek

Votes: 109

11. Once Were Brothers (2019)

R | 100 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.3
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61 Metascore

A confessional, cautionary, and occasionally humorous tale of Robbie Robertson's young life and the creation of one of the most enduring groups in the history of popular music, The Band.

Director: Daniel Roher | Stars: The Band, Robbie Robertson, Bruce Springsteen, Rick Danko

Votes: 1,677

12. Dads (II) (2019)

TV-14 | 87 min | Documentary, Comedy, Family

6.8
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59 Metascore

Director Bryce Dallas Howard teams up with her father, Ron Howard, to explore contemporary fatherhood through anecdotes and wisdom from famous funnymen such as Will Smith, Jimmy Fallon, Neil Patrick Harris, and more.

Director: Bryce Dallas Howard | Stars: Bryce Dallas Howard, Ron Howard, Judd Apatow, Chace Elijah

Votes: 1,223

13. On Pointe (2020– )

TV-PG | 50 min | Documentary

7.7
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To pursue their dreams, these dancers will have to rise above the barre. Follow the real-life stories of students from the School of American Ballet in this Disney+ Original Documentary Series.

Stars: Brandon Chosed, Sam Merkle, Nathan Chandler Reid

Votes: 360

14. The Day Sports Stood Still (2021 TV Movie)

84 min | Documentary, Sport

5.8
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How Covid-19 changed college and professional sports and how professional players began publicly arguing for social justice and police reform in the wake of several instances of police ... See full summary »

Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Malika Andrews, Mookie Betts, Natasha Cloud, Mark Cuban

Votes: 453

15. Mars 2080 (2022)

Sci-Fi | Pre-production

The story follows a family displaced from Earth due to climate change and forced to make the difficult journey to Mars and adjust to their new life.

Director: Eliza McNitt

16. Paper & Glue (2021)

94 min | Documentary

8.4
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80 Metascore

Using unexpected canvasses, JR's intention is to give a global voice to everyday people through a genre-blending combination of public art, photography and large format spectacle.

Director: JR | Stars: JR, Ladj Ly

Votes: 196

17. Who Are You, Charlie Brown? (2021)

TV-G | 54 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

7.1
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Follows interviews with friends, family and more of the iconic comic strip to create a portrait of the late Peanuts creator.

Director: Michael Bonfiglio | Stars: Tyler James Nathan, Terry McGurrin, Isabella Leo, Holly Gorski

Votes: 495

18. Untitled David Johansen/NY Dolls Documentary

Documentary | Announced

Growing up on Staten Island, Johansen landed in New York's East Village in the late 1960s; a 16-year-old dropped into the epicenter of the counter-cultural revolution in music, theatre, fashion, art, writing, and social change.

Directors: Martin Scorsese, David Tedeschi

19. D. Wade Life Unexpected (2020)

96 min | Documentary, Sport

7.2
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From childhood to retirement you can see the life of an all star basketball player. Through ups and downs it let you get to know that life is more than basketball and it's lights.

Director: Bob Metelus

Votes: 192

20. Louis Armstrong's Black & Blues (2022)

R | Documentary | Completed

Follow the life and legacy of the master and so-called founding father of jazz, America's first pop star, and cultural ambassador.

Director: Sacha Jenkins

21. Untitled Ron Howard/Imagine Documentaries Project

Documentary | Announced

A documentary on Jim Henson, the legendary creator of the Muppets and his career creating treasured characters and revolutionizing television and film.

Director: Ron Howard

22. Murf the Surf

Documentary | Post-production

New York's most infamous jewel thief, Jack Roland Murphy, aka "Murf the Surf."

Stars: Elijah Van Zanten, Joshua Moomey

23. The Supermodels

Documentary | Filming

Follows Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista and Christy Turlington revisiting their modeling careers and how they disrupted the 90s' fashion scene.

Stars: Cindy Crawford, Christy Turlington, Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista

24. The Dynasty (2024– )

Documentary | Filming

Follows the professional football team New England Patriots in the decadent two-decade period when they were successfully led by Tom Brady, Bill Belichik and Robert Kraft, featuring never-before-seen footage and audio files.

25. We Are: The Brooklyn Saints (2021– )

TV-14 | Documentary, Sport

6.5
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A documentary series following a youth football program in the heart of inner city East NY, Brooklyn. Geared towards boys 7-13 years old, the Brooklyn Saints program is more than a sport – it’s a family, and a vehicle for opportunity.

Votes: 162

26. Coded (2021)

TV-14 | 29 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

7.3
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Follows the illustrator J.C. Leyendecker, whose legacy laid the foundation for today's out-and-proud LGBTQ advertisements.

Director: Ryan White | Stars: Judy Goffman Cutler, Jennifer A. Greenhill, Neil Patrick Harris, Jari Jones

Votes: 204

27. Gossip (2021– )

TV-14 | 50 min | Documentary

6.4
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Juicy docuseries on the rise of tabloid media and the cut-throat players who blew up the news, GOSSIP digs into the ascent of Rupert Murdoch and America's appetite for dirt - featuring Cindy Adams and a who's-who of insider interviews.

Stars: Cindy Adams, Ken Auletta, Rick Miramontez, Ben Widdicombe

Votes: 102

28. The Sound of Philadelphia

Documentary | Pre-production

Documentary will explore how Gamble, Huff and Bell together known as "The Mighty Three" founded the record label Philadelphia International Records and helped craft a signature sound heard in a catalog of over 3,500 songs.

Director: Sam Pollard

29. Untitled Carlos Santana Documentary (2022)

Documentary | Filming

Follows Santana's journey from 14-year-old street musician to a 10-time Grammy winning global sensation. Features unseen archival footage and tracks.

Director: Rudy Valdez

30. Untitled Judy Blume Documentary (2023)

Documentary | Filming

Judy Blume and the generations of readers who have sparked to her work. It will examine her impact on pop culture and the occasional controversies over her frankness about puberty and sex.

Directors: Davina Pardo, Leah Wolchok

31. Peanuts in Space: Secrets of Apollo 10 (2019 TV Short)

Not Rated | 9 min | Animation, Short, Family

6.5
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Ron Howard and Jeff Goldblum discuss the 1969 NASA Apollo 10 mission that featured a lunar module named "Snoopy" skimming around the moon's surface in preparation for the Apollo 11 moon-landing.

Directors: Morgan Neville, Behzad Mansoori-Dara, Ridd Sorensen | Stars: Ron Howard, Jeff Goldblum, Sean Cullen, Seán Cullen

Votes: 124

32. Behind the Mac: Skywalker Sound (2022)

Documentary, Short

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Follows foley artists, sound designers and mixers as they share the secrets behind iconic moments from the "Star Wars" universe and examine the possibilities of sound.

Director: Josh Greenbaum | Stars: Danielle Dupre, Andre Fenley, Ryan J. Frias, Tom Myers

33. Untitled Jim Henson Documentary (2024)

Documentary | Filming

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34. Gossip (2021– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2021)

TV-14 | Documentary

6.0
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When Rupert Murdoch bought The New York Post a new kind of gossip column was created - Page Six. Its reputation led to more readers and gave its reporters the power. Cindy Adams' career starts to rise, leading to the start of a new era.

Director: Jenny Carchman | Stars: Cindy Adams, Joey Adams, Col Allan, Flo Anthony

Votes: 14

35. On Pointe (2020– )
Episode: Getting In (2020)

TV-PG | Documentary

7.4
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The school year begins at the School of American Ballet (SAB) in New York City.

Director: Larissa Bills | Stars: Brandon Chosed, Sam Merkle

Votes: 21

36. On Pointe (2020– )
Episode: Practice Makes Perfect (2020)

TV-PG | Documentary

8.2
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Rehearsals begin for George Balanchine's The Nutcracker, as students are put through their paces.

Director: Larissa Bills | Stars: Brandon Chosed, Sam Merkle, Nathan Chandler Reid

Votes: 17

37. On Pointe (2020– )
Episode: Casting & Competition (2020)

TV-PG | Documentary

8.5
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Casting for George Balanchine's The Nutcracker begins, and students begin professional training.

Director: Larissa Bills | Stars: Brandon Chosed, Sam Merkle, Nathan Chandler Reid

Votes: 17

38. On Pointe (2020– )
Episode: Stepping Up (2020)

TV-PG | Documentary

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Younger dancers prepare for dress rehearsals. An older student receives a surprising announcement.

Director: Larissa Bills | Stars: Brandon Chosed, Sam Merkle, Nathan Chandler Reid

Votes: 17

39. On Pointe (2020– )
Episode: Sacrifice & Support (2020)

TV-PG | Documentary

8.1
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Opening night approaches for the young dancers. The older students face new challenges.

Director: Larissa Bills | Stars: Brandon Chosed, Sam Merkle, Nathan Chandler Reid

Votes: 17

40. On Pointe (2020– )
Episode: Showtime! (2020)

TV-PG | Documentary

8.8
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Opening night arrives. A student wins an award from Lincoln Center. SAB closes due to COVID-19.

Director: Larissa Bills | Stars: Brandon Chosed, Sam Merkle, Nathan Chandler Reid

Votes: 16

41. We Are: The Brooklyn Saints (2021– )
Episode: Welcome to the Saints Young Man (2021)

TV-14 | Documentary, Sport

6.4
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Director: Rudy Valdez

Votes: 23

42. We Are: The Brooklyn Saints (2021– )
Episode: My Brother's Keeper (2021)

TV-14 | Documentary, Sport

6.5
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Director: Rudy Valdez

Votes: 23

43. We Are: The Brooklyn Saints (2021– )
Episode: Like Son, Like Father (2021)

TV-14 | Documentary, Sport

6.6
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Director: Rudy Valdez

Votes: 22

44. We Are: The Brooklyn Saints (2021– )
Episode: Any Darn Day (2021)

TV-14 | Documentary, Sport

6.3
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Director: Rudy Valdez

Votes: 21

45. Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel (2021)
Episode: Lost in Los Angeles (2021)

TV-MA | 53 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery

7.0
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The once grand Cecil Hotel provides a nightmare backdrop for the disappearance of Elisa Lam. Her final footage in an elevator triggers a viral hunt.

Director: Joe Berlinger | Stars: Elisa Lam, Tim Marcia, Greg Kading, Amy Price

Votes: 791

46. Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel (2021)
Episode: Secrets of the Cecil (2021)

TV-MA | 54 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery

6.9
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Internet sleuths dissect Elisa's social media posts and a grisly discovery changes everything at the hotel already known as the Night Stalker's one time lair.

Director: Joe Berlinger | Stars: Elisa Lam, John Lordan, Josh Dean, Judy Ho

Votes: 721

47. Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel (2021)
Episode: Down the Rabbit Hole (2021)

TV-MA | 54 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery

6.3
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The mystery deepens; Did a crime even occur? The obsessed descend on the Cecil Hotel hoping to solve the case.

Director: Joe Berlinger | Stars: Elisa Lam, Amy Price, Kim Cooper, John Lordan

Votes: 710

48. Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel (2021)
Episode: The Hard Truth (2021)

TV-MA | 58 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery

6.4
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A long awaited autopsy report arrives but suspicions linger. Today, an unlikely target speaks his mind as experts weigh in on persistent mysteries.

Director: Joe Berlinger | Stars: Elisa Lam, Jason Tovar, Judy Ho, Tim Marcia

Votes: 657

49. Gossip (2021– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2021)

TV-14 | Documentary

6.1
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Launch of A Current Affair fuels Rupert Murdoch's empire. NY Post's influence knew little bounds, yet he must sell the paper due to US federal rules. Cindy Adams' power continues to grow. Richard Johnson and George Rush lead Page Six.

Director: Jenny Carchman | Stars: Cindy Adams, Woody Allen, George Artz, Ken Auletta

Votes: 8

50. Gossip (2021– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2021)

TV-14 | Documentary

5.8
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The New York Post remains on unsteady ground until it was rescued by Rupert Murdoch once more. Gossip columnists engage in an era of tabloid wars - Cindy Adams, Liz Smith and the Page Six columnists. Then, Lewinsky happens.

Director: Jenny Carchman | Stars: Cindy Adams, Roz Abrams, Roger Ailes, Woody Allen

Votes: 6


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