Most Popular Documentary Titles
1. Making a Murderer (2015– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Crime
Filmed over a 10-year period, Steven Avery, a DNA exoneree who, while in the midst of exposing corruption in local law enforcement, finds himself the prime suspect in a grisly new crime.
2. Three Identical Strangers (2018)
PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary
In 1980 New York, three young men who were all adopted meet each other and find out they're triplets who were separated at birth. Then they discover why.
Votes: 4,764 | Gross: $12.32M
3. Free Solo (2018)
PG-13 | 100 min | Documentary
Follow Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite's 3,000ft high El Capitan Wall. With no ropes or safety gear, he completed arguably the greatest feat in rock climbing history.
Votes: 560 | Gross: $2.48M
4. Fahrenheit 11/9 (2018)
R | 128 min | Documentary
Votes: 4,177 | Gross: $6.22M
5. Vacations of the Brave (2018– )
Documentary, Adventure | Post-production
They're redefining bravery at home. Now they're packing their bags and heading on journeys of self-discovery that will challenge their perceptions of courage. Brought to you by Destination Canada.
10. Empire Games (2018– )
50 min | Documentary
This series explores the greatest empires in a way that has never been fully investigated. Each episode highlights and exposes the political intrigue, personal vendettas, family mayhem, ... See full summary »
11. Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)
R | 87 min | Documentary, Comedy, Crime
The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. The film contains... See full summary »
Votes: 57,326 | Gross: $3.29M
15. Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father (2017– )
30 min | Documentary, Comedy
Follows Jack Whitehall as he embarks on the trip of a lifetime with his father, Michael. The two set off on a journey across South East Asia to partake in a series of adventures, mishaps and escapades with two very different perspectives.
17. McQueen (2018)
R | 111 min | Documentary, Biography
The life and career of fashion designer Lee Alexander McQueen: from his start as a tailor, to launching and overseeing his eponymous line, and his untimely death.
Votes: 2,118 | Gross: $1.26M
18. Three Wives, One Husband (2017)
60 min | Documentary
Filmmakers gain access to the community of Rockland Ranch in the middle of the Utah desert where 14 polygamous Mormon families have created unique homes for themselves carved out of a rock-face.
20. Tea with the Dames (2018)
84 min | Documentary
Dames Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright and Maggie Smith have let the cameras in on a friendship that goes back more than half a century. The four acting greats discuss their ... See full summary »
Votes: 429 | Gross: $0.32M
21. Chef's Table (2015– )
TV-MA | 50 min | Documentary
Chef's Table goes inside the lives and kitchens of six of the world's most renowned international chefs. Each episode focuses on a single chef and their unique look at their lives, talents and passion from their piece of culinary heaven.
22. MeatEater (2012– )
21 min | Documentary
A man travels around the vast wilderness hunting various animals. He hunts everything from birds to bears. Once the animal is bagged he demonstrates how to process the game and cook it.
24. Hot Girls Wanted (2015)
84 min | Documentary
A documentary about young women who have been drawn into the sex trade - and how easy it is for a web-savvy generation to end up making porn.
25. Wild Wild Country (2018– )
TV-MA | 65 min | Documentary, Crime
When the world's most controversial guru builds a utopian city deep in the Oregon desert, conflict with the locals escalates into a national scandal. A true story.
26. Studio 54 (2018)
98 min | Documentary
Studio 54 was the epicenter of 70s hedonism--a place that not only redefined the nightclub, but also came to symbolize an entire era. Its co-owners, Ian Schrager and Steve Rubell, two ... See full summary »
Votes: 354 | Gross: $0.05M
27. RBG (2018)
PG | 98 min | Documentary, Biography
The exceptional life and career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon.
Votes: 3,203 | Gross: $14.02M
28. Inside Look: The People v. O.J. Simpson, American Crime Story (2016–2017)
The story of the 1994-1995 trial of former NFL superstar running back Orenthal James "OJ" Simpson for the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown and her friend, Ronald Lyle Goldman.
30. Quincy (2018)
124 min | Documentary
An intimate look into the life of icon Quincy Jones. A unique force in music and popular culture for 70 years, Jones has transcended racial and cultural boundaries; his story is inextricably woven into the fabric of America.
31. The Dawn Wall (2017)
100 min | Documentary, Adventure
In an unbelievable story of perseverance, free climber Tommy Caldwell and climbing partner Kevin Jorgeson attempt to scale the impossible 3000ft Dawn Wall of El Capitan.
Votes: 260 | Gross: $0.07M
32. Planet Earth (2006)
TV-G | 533 min | Documentary
Emmy Award-winning, 11 episodes, five years in the making, the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC, and the first to be filmed in high definition.
33. Living in the Future's Past (2018)
100 min | Documentary
What kind of future to we want to live in? Jeff Bridges presents this beautifully photographed 4K tour de force of original thinking on who we are and the life challenges we face. This film... See full summary »
TV-MA | 192 min | Documentary, Crime
The extraordinary story of the "pizza bomber heist" and the FBI's investigation into a bizarre collection of suspects.
Star: Ann Smith
36. Love, Gilda (2018)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary
In her own words, comedienne Gilda Radner looks back and reflects on her life and career. Weaving together recently discovered audiotapes, interviews with her friends, rare home movies and ... See full summary »
Votes: 345 | Gross: $0.58M
37. Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On (2017– )
TV-MA | 46 min | Documentary
Porn has gone mainstream; the question is, can we handle it? This exploration of the intersection of sex and technology is told through the stories of the people whose lives are defined by ... See full summary »
38. After Porn Ends 2 (2017)
TV-MA | 90 min | Documentary
After Porn Ends 2 picks up where its predecessor left off, and not only turns back the clock to meet the oldest living stars in adult film's history, but goes in depth with some of its most... See full summary »
39. Rocco (2016)
TV-MA | 105 min | Documentary
A behind-the-scene account of the porn world and its stars as they've never been seen before - and the no-holds-barred portrait of a true giant.
42. Gaga: Five Foot Two (2017)
TV-MA | 100 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
This documentary goes behind the scenes with pop provocateur Lady Gaga as she releases a bold new album and prepares for her Super Bowl halftime show.
43. Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. (2018)
96 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Drawn from a never-before-seen cache of personal footage spanning decades, this is an intimate portrait of the Sri Lankan artist and musician who continues to shatter conventions.
Votes: 418 | Gross: $0.14M
47. Blue Planet II (2017–2018)
TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary
David Attenborough returns to the world's oceans in this sequel to the acclaimed documentary filming rare and unusual creatures of the deep, as well as documenting the problems our oceans face.
3 min | Documentary
An inside look at the making of American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace.
49. Conor McGregor: Notorious (2017)
R | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
CONOR McGREGOR: NOTORIOUS, filmed over the course of 4 years, is a gripping access-all- areas account of McGregor's personal and professional journey from claiming benefits and living in ... See full summary »
50. The Defiant Ones (2017)
60 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
"The Defiant Ones" examines the partnership between Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre - one the son of a Brooklyn longshoreman, the other straight out of Compton - and their leading roles in a chain of transformative events in contemporary culture.