With Sky Documentaries (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Vow (2020– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary, Crime

7.0
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A look at the experiences of the members of the NXIVM, an organization and sex cult who made headlines for being charged with sex trafficking and racketeering conspiracy.

Stars: Anthony Ames, Sarah Edmondson, Bonnie Piesse, Mark Vicente

Votes: 4,127

2. Man on Wire (2008)

PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

7.7
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89 Metascore

A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Center's twin towers in 1974, what some consider, "the artistic crime of the century".

Director: James Marsh | Stars: Philippe Petit, Jean François Heckel, Jean-Louis Blondeau, Annie Allix

Votes: 54,369 | Gross: $2.96M

3. The Crime of the Century (2021)

TV-MA | 231 min | Documentary, Crime

8.2
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A searing indictment of Big Pharma and the political operatives and government regulations that enable over-production, reckless distribution and abuse of synthetic opiates.

Stars: Patrick Radden Keefe, Lenny Bernstein, Gary Blinn, Roy Bosley

Votes: 1,898

4. Tread (I) (2020)

89 min | Documentary

7.1
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66 Metascore

Pushed to his breaking point, a master welder in a small town at the foot of the Rocky Mountains quietly fortifies a bulldozer with 30 tons of concrete and steel and seeks to destroy those he believes have wronged him.

Director: Paul Solet | Stars: Marvin Heemeyer, Patrick Brower, Glenn Trainor Jr., Casey Farrell

Votes: 2,468

5. Honeyland (2019)

Unrated | 89 min | Documentary, Drama

8.0
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86 Metascore

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: 16,229 | Gross: $0.82M

6. Allen v. Farrow (2021)

TV-MA | 256 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.4
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A look behind the years of sensational headlines to reveal the private story of the accusation of sexual abuse against Woody Allen involving his 7-year-old daughter with Mia Farrow.

Stars: Mia Farrow, Fletcher Previn, Dylan O'Sullivan Farrow, Casey Pascal

Votes: 6,480

7. King Otto (2021)

82 min | Documentary, Sport

7.9
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In the summer of 2004, audiences looked on in disbelief as the Greek National Football Team, a country that had never previously won a single match in a major tournament, took down the ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher André Marks | Stars: Traianos Dellas, Panagiotis Fyssas, Vassilis Gagatsis, Giorgos Karagounis

Votes: 234

8. McMillions (2020)

TV-14 | 344 min | Documentary, Crime, History

7.2
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A detailed account of the McDonald's Monopoly game scam during the 1990s as told by the participants in the case, including the prizewinners and the FBI agents involved.

Stars: Chris Graham, Doug Mathews, Amy Murray, Janet Pellicciotti

Votes: 6,758

9. Exterminate All the Brutes (2021)

TV-MA | 232 min | Documentary, History

6.8
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The path to the new world, an unsettling and intricate story of genocides. Conquest, slavery and the fabrication of "Whiteness".

Stars: Raoul Peck, Josh Hartnett, Caisa Ankarsparre, Fraser James

Votes: 1,972

10. Tina (2021)

TV-MA | 118 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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81 Metascore

Exclusive access to the Grammy Award-winning artist to celebrate her career.

Directors: Daniel Lindsay, T.J. Martin | Stars: Tina Turner, Angela Bassett, Carl Arrington, Jimmy Thomas

Votes: 3,551

11. Cobain: Montage of Heck (2015)

TV-MA | 145 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

7.5
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83 Metascore

An authorized documentary on the late musician Kurt Cobain, from his early days in Aberdeen, Washington to his success and downfall with the grunge band Nirvana.

Director: Brett Morgen | Stars: Kurt Cobain, Wendy O'Connor, Don Cobain, Jenny Cobain

Votes: 28,883

12. Framing John DeLorean (2019)

Unrated | 109 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

6.4
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67 Metascore

Who was the real John DeLorean? To some, he was a renegade visionary who revolutionized the automobile industry. To others, he was the ultimate con man.

Directors: Don Argott, Sheena M. Joyce | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Josh Charles, Morena Baccarin, Dean Winters

Votes: 2,121 | Gross: $0.15M

13. The Scheme (I) (2020)

TV-MA | 118 min | Documentary, Crime

7.1
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The true story of basketball insider Christian Dawkins, who hustled the FBI in a scandal that threatened to take down the NCAA.

Director: Pat Kondelis | Stars: Christian Dawkins, Sean Miller, Will Wade

Votes: 751

14. Kill Chain: The Cyber War on America's Elections (2020)

TV-14 | 91 min | Documentary

7.5
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Finnish hacker and election expert Harri Hursti investigates election-related hacks, uncovering just how unprotected voting systems really are.

Directors: Simon Ardizzone, Russell Michaels, Sarah Teale | Stars: J. Alex Halderman, Sue Halpern, Nathaniel Herz, Harri Hursti

Votes: 514

15. Laurel Canyon (2020– )

TV-14 | 78 min | Documentary, History, Music

8.1
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Documentary pulls back the curtain on a mythical world and provides an up-close look at the lives of the musicians who inhabited Laurel Canyon. It paints an intimate portrait of the artists who created a music revolution that would change popular culture.

Stars: Alice Cooper, David Crosby, Henry Diltz, Micky Dolenz

Votes: 807

16. Ice on Fire (2019)

TV-PG | 88 min | Documentary

7.5
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Can we reverse climate change? Ice on Fire explores the many ways we reduce carbon inputs to the atmosphere and, more important, how to "draw" carbon down, bringing CO2 out of the ... See full summary »

Director: Leila Conners | Stars: Raymond Baltar, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ottmar Edenhofer, Linwood Gill

Votes: 1,478

17. Hitsville: The Making of Motown (2019)

TV-14 | 112 min | Documentary, Music

7.9
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Documentary film that focuses on the period beginning with the birth of Motown in Detroit in 1958 until its relocation to Los Angeles in the early 1970s.

Directors: Ben Turner, Gabe Turner | Stars: Berry Gordy, Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder, William Stevenson

Votes: 1,285

18. The Kingmaker (2019)

R | 101 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.6
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76 Metascore

An extraordinary look into the political career of Imelda Marcos, this documentary tells a cautionary tale of a powerful leader whose questionable sense of reality divided the Philippines.

Director: Lauren Greenfield | Stars: Imelda Marcos, Etta Rosales, Ferdinand Marcos, George Bush

Votes: 1,955

19. Agents of Chaos (2020)

TV-MA | 239 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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Was there Russian interference in the 2016 election? This two-part documentary directed by Emmy(R) and Academy Award(R) Winner Alex Gibney is a product of years of reporting on that ... See full summary »

Stars: Alex Gibney, John Podesta, Margarita Simonyan, John O. Brennan

Votes: 1,038

20. Midnight Family (2019)

Unrated | 81 min | Documentary, Action, Crime

7.4
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81 Metascore

In Mexico City's wealthiest neighborhoods, the Ochoa family runs a private ambulance, competing with other for-profit EMTs for patients in need of urgent help.

Director: Luke Lorentzen | Stars: Juan Ochoa, Fer Ochoa, Josue Ochoa, Manuel Hernandez

Votes: 1,653

21. After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News (2020)

TV-MA | 95 min | Documentary

7.0
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A look at the ongoing threat caused by the phenomenon of "fake news" in the U.S., focusing on the real-life consequences that disinformation, conspiracy theories and false news stories have on the average citizen.

Director: Andrew Rossi | Stars: Jack Burkman, Elizabeth Williamson, Molly McKew, Troy Michalik

Votes: 1,380

22. Spielberg (2017 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 147 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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A documentary on Steven Spielberg, filmmaker. Includes interviews with relatives, film critics, peers and people who have worked with him.

Director: Susan Lacy | Stars: Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Richard Dreyfuss, Bill Butler

Votes: 6,601

23. Showbiz Kids (2020)

TV-MA | 95 min | Documentary

7.0
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A documentary about the highs and lows of children in show business, featuring interviews and examinations of the lives and careers of the most famous former child actors in the world.

Director: Alex Winter | Stars: Cameron Boyce, Todd Bridges, Baby Peggy, Marnie Cooper

Votes: 1,531

24. Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine (2015)

R | 128 min | Documentary, Biography

6.9
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72 Metascore

A look at the personal and private life of the late Apple CEO, Steve Jobs.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Steve Jobs, Alex Gibney, Steve Wozniak, Michael S. Malone

Votes: 6,042 | Gross: $0.49M

25. The Brink (2019)

Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary

6.1
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71 Metascore

A fly-on-the-wall chronicle of embattled former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon's global mission to spread extreme nationalism.

Director: Alison Klayman | Stars: Steve Bannon, Louis Aliot, Sean Bannon, Patrick Caddell

Votes: 748 | Gross: $0.11M

26. Never Surrender: A Galaxy Quest Documentary (2019)

95 min | Documentary

7.6
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Filmmakers and stars discuss the filming and social effects of Galaxy Quest, a comedic take-off of Star Trek, with brilliant commentary not only on the Star Trek series but on the real-life actors themselves.

Director: Jack Bennett | Stars: Tim Allen, Greg Berlanti, Elizabeth Cantillon, Linda DeScenna

Votes: 1,655

27. The Longest War (2020)

TV-MA | 90 min | Documentary

6.8
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This documentary feature unpacks the human stories and drama behind America's involvement in Afghanistan, now the longest war in U.S. history. First-hand witnesses bring their experiences to life through emotional interviews.

Director: Greg Barker | Stars: Lisa Maddox, Breshna Musaza

Votes: 331

28. Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind (2020 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 100 min | Documentary

7.1
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Exploring Natalie Wood's life and career through the unique perspective of her daughter, Natasha Gregson Wagner, and others who knew her best.

Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Natalie Wood, Natasha Gregson Wagner, Julie Salamon, Robert Redford

Votes: 1,188

29. I Am Durán (2019)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

7.2
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A one man wrecking-ball who took on the world, transcended his sport and helped inspire a nation to rise up against its CIA funded dictator to achieve independence.

Director: Mat Hodgson | Stars: Oscar De La Hoya, Robert De Niro, Robin Duran, Roberto Durán

Votes: 432

30. Hillary (2020)

TV-MA | 253 min | Documentary, Biography

6.5
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A look at the life and work of Hillary Rodham Clinton, interweaving biographical chapters of her life with behind-the-scenes footage from her 2016 U.S. presidential campaign.

Stars: Hillary Clinton, Jennifer Palmieri, Amy Chozick, Peter Baker

Votes: 2,406

31. The Amazing Johnathan Documentary (2019)

91 min | Documentary

6.5
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52 Metascore

What begins as a documentary following the final tour of a dying magician - "The Amazing Johnathan" - becomes an unexpected and increasingly bizarre journey as the filmmaker struggles to separate truth from illusion.

Director: Benjamin Berman | Stars: The Amazing Johnathan, Eric André, Benjamin Berman, Simon Chinn

Votes: 1,443

32. Pariah: The Lives and Deaths of Sonny Liston (2019 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

7.3
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Overcoming the seemingly insurmountable odds that life threw his way, Liston became heavyweight champion of the world when he knocked out Floyd Patterson in 1962. Eight years later, he died but friends questioned the cause of his death.

Director: Simon George | Stars: Nigel Collins, Helen-Jean Long, Jerry Izenberg, Mike Tyson

Votes: 331

33. The Swamp (2020)

TV-14 | 114 min | Documentary

6.6
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[HBO] HD. A behind-the-scenes documentary following members of the rebellious Freedom Caucus as they navigate friends and foes from both parties.

Directors: Daniel DiMauro, Morgan Pehme | Stars: Ken Buck, Daniel DiMauro, Matt Gaetz, Katie Hill

Votes: 576

34. 89 (2017)

Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary, Sport

7.8
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The true story of a sporting miracle, when Arsenal went to Anfield on the last day of the 1988/89 season needing to beat the best team in England by two clear goals to snatch the title.

Director: Dave Stewart | Stars: Lee Dixon, Paul Merson, Ian Wright

Votes: 749

35. American Dharma (2018)

R | 95 min | Documentary, Biography

7.0
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62 Metascore

A portrait of controversial political strategist and former Donald Trump advisor, Steve Bannon.

Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Steve Bannon, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Errol Morris

Votes: 818

36. The Trade (2018–2020)

TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary

7.4
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This documentary series offers a visceral look into the personal stories of those most affected by illicit industries. Season 1 covers the opioid epidemic, Season 2 follows Central American migrants on their perilous journeys to the U.S.

Votes: 357

37. Love Means Zero (2017)

TV-PG | 89 min | Documentary

7.2
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Nick Bollettieri coached a generation of tennis champions, but his relentless desire to win cost him the relationship he valued most.

Director: Jason Kohn | Stars: Nick Bollettieri, Andre Agassi, Carling Bassett, John F. Bassett

Votes: 405

38. Superswede: En film om Ronnie Peterson (2017)

88 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

7.2
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The life of swedish racecar legend Ronnie Peterson.

Director: Henrik Jansson-Schweizer | Stars: Mario Andretti, Emerson Fittipaldi, Nina Kennedy, Niki Lauda

Votes: 1,085

39. Mike Wallace Is Here (2019)

PG-13 | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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72 Metascore

A look at the career of 60 Minutes (1968) newsman, Mike Wallace.

Director: Avi Belkin | Stars: Mike Wallace, Spiro Agnew, Jonathan Alter, Yasser Arafat

Votes: 779 | Gross: $0.27M

40. Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story of Roy Cohn (2019)

TV-MA | 94 min | Documentary

6.8
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65 Metascore

A look at the life and work of New York power broker Roy Cohn.

Director: Ivy Meeropol | Stars: Cindy Adams, Joey Adams, Peter L. Allen, Noreen Bahring

Votes: 699

41. Fire in Babylon (2010)

TV-14 | 87 min | Documentary, Sport

7.8
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69 Metascore

Feature documentary about the great West Indies cricket team of the 1970's/80's.

Director: Stevan Riley | Stars: Richie Benaud, Ian Botham, Geoffrey Boycott, Brian Close

Votes: 1,788

42. Dinosaur 13 (2014)

PG | 95 min | Documentary

7.2
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66 Metascore

A documentary about the discovery of the largest Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil ever found.

Director: Todd Douglas Miller | Stars: Stan Adelstein, Lanice Archer, Robert Bakker, Philip Currie

Votes: 3,827

43. John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection (2018)

95 min | Documentary, Sport

6.7
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82 Metascore

A documentary set at the final of the 1984 French Open between John McEnroe and Ivan Lendl at a time when McEnroe was the world's top-ranked player.

Director: Julien Faraut | Stars: John McEnroe, Ivan Lendl, Mathieu Amalric, Gil de Kermadec

Votes: 725 | Gross: $0.09M

44. Gascoigne (2015)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

7.1
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A feature-length theatrical documentary on the life of Paul Gascoigne, one of the most naturally gifted footballers of all time, delving deep into his psyche, vulnerabilities, fears and triumphs.

Director: Jane Preston | Stars: Paul Gascoigne, Vinnie Jones, Gary Lineker, Diego Maradona Jr.

Votes: 2,808

45. 3 1/2 Minutes, 10 Bullets (2015)

TV-MA | 98 min | Documentary, Crime

7.2
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77 Metascore

In 3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets, two lives intersected and were forever altered.

Director: Marc Silver | Stars: Lucia McBath, Ron Davis, Michael David Dunn, Russell Healey

Votes: 1,812 | Gross: $0.02M

46. Wig (I) (2019)

TV-MA | 91 min | Documentary

6.9
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Wigstock was an annual drag festival which glamorously signaled the end of summer for the gay community in New York City for almost 20 years. Late one night in 1984, Lady Bunny and a few ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Moukarbel | Stars: Joey Arias, Kevin Aviance, Fenton Bailey, Boomer Banks

Votes: 748

47. Bruno v Tyson (2021 TV Movie)

Documentary, Sport

7.2
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An exploration of the rivalry and relationship between Frank Bruno and Mike Tyson, two heavyweight icons from opposite sides of the Atlantic.

Director: Benjamin Hirsch | Stars: Frank Bruno, Paul Dempsey, Don King, Duke McKenzie

Votes: 409

48. In the Cold Dark Night (2020)

82 min | Documentary

8.7
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Set in the heart of the American South, IN THE COLD DARK NIGHT examines both the 1983 and 2018 investigations into the murder of a Black man, Timothy Coggins.

Directors: Nick Hampson, Stephen Robert Morse, Miikka Leskinen | Stars: Briana Cristal, John Charles Dickson, Walter Robert Duckworth, Kairo Johnson

Votes: 459

49. Busby (2019)

102 min | Documentary, Sport

7.3
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From the producers of 'Class of 92', Busby combines previously unseen archive footage with interviews with those who knew the man best.

Director: Joe Pearlman | Stars: Matt Busby, Rob Cavanaugh, Eamon Dunphy, Ryan Giggs

Votes: 278

50. Kenny (2017)

86 min | Documentary, Sport

7.4
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An intimate and revealing portrait of Kenny Dalglish - the player, the man, the truth.

Director: Stewart Sugg | Stars: Margaret Aspinall, John Barnes, Kelly Cates, Jodie Christmas

Votes: 877


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