Documentary, US Prime Video ($0.00 with Membership), Exclude Titles I've Seen (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Meru (2015)

R | 90 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
77 Metascore

Three elite climbers struggle to find their way through obsession and loss as they attempt to climb Mount Meru, one of the most coveted prizes in the high stakes game of Himalayan big wall climbing.

Directors: Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi | Stars: Conrad Anker, Grace Chin, Jimmy Chin, Amee Hinkley

Votes: 11,897 | Gross: $2.33M

2. This Giant Beast That is the Global Economy (2019– )

TV-14 | 40 min | Documentary

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Actor and former White House Associate Director of Public Engagement, Kal Penn, takes viewers around the world to meet key players behind some of the more serious and bizarre movements in today's economy.

Stars: Kal Penn, Adam Davidson, Firoozeh Adli, Humberto J. Aguilar

Votes: 178

3. Lorena (2019– )

TV-MA | 62 min | Documentary, Crime

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

From Executive Producer Jordan Peele, this four-part docuseries re-investigates the events of 1993, where Lorena Bobbitt sliced off her husband's penis after years of abuse.

Stars: Lorena Bobbitt, John Wayne Bobbitt, Paul Ebert, Kim Gandy

Votes: 686

4. Lore (2017– )

TV-14 | 40 min | Documentary, Horror

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Our collective nightmare mythologies are rooted in real-life horror stories.

Stars: Aaron Mahnke, Steven Berkoff, Josh Bowman, Paula Malcomson

Votes: 3,584

5. Ancient Aliens (2009– )

TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary, History, Sci-Fi

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Science and mythology - and how they are the same thing.

Stars: Robert Clotworthy, Giorgio Tsoukalos, David Childress, Jonathan Young

Votes: 7,809

6. Air Emergency (2003– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Drama, History

8.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

Dramatized reconstruction of real-life air disasters, along with interviews with aviation experts and eyewitnesses.

Stars: Stephen Bogaert, Jonathan Aris, Gregory Feith, John Cox

Votes: 3,015

7. Fahrenheit 11/9 (2018)

R | 128 min | Documentary

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
69 Metascore

Filmmaker Michael Moore examines the current state of American politics, particularly the Donald Trump presidency and gun violence, while highlighting the power of grassroots democratic movements.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Jim Acosta, Roger Ailes, Brooke Baldwin, Ashleigh Banfield

Votes: 10,168 | Gross: $6.35M

8. After Porn Ends (2012)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary

5.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

An exploration of the lives of several former adult performers who have retired from the porn industry.

Director: Bryce Wagoner | Stars: Amber Lynn, Asia Carrera, Bobby Slayton, Crissy Moran

Votes: 6,651

9. Wasted Talent (2018)

66 min | Documentary

4.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Wasted Talent is a gritty documentary where director Steve Stanulis and producer Noel Ashman together examine the temptations and struggles many young celebrities go through on their rise ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Stanulis | Stars: Lillo Brancato, Drea de Matteo, Steve Stanulis, Damon Dash

Votes: 39

10. Generation Wealth (2018)

R | 105 min | Documentary

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
53 Metascore

A documentary that investigates the pathologies that have created the richest society the world has ever seen.

Director: Lauren Greenfield | Stars: Lauren Greenfield, Limo Bob, George W. Bush, Paris Cronin

Votes: 1,553 | Gross: $0.24M

11. Forensic Files (1996–2011)

TV-14 | 30 min | Documentary, Crime

8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

A series featuring detailed accounts on how notable crimes and diseases were solved through forensic science.

Stars: Peter Thomas, Skip Palenik, Tom Bevel, Lowell Levine

Votes: 3,334

12. American Pickers (2010– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Mike and Frank are pickers that travel the country and literally would go anywhere just for the prospects of finding antique gold. With the assistance of Danielle they often find themselves in a comedic pickle.

Stars: Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, Danielle Colby-Cushman, Robbie Wolfe

Votes: 6,034

13. Playboy Cyber Girls (2001– )

TV-MA | Documentary, Reality-TV

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

An exclusive look at the best glamour models from the US and around the world. Discover the most glamorous, beautiful women during their photo-shoot and behind the scenes as they share their passions and desires.

Stars: Khloe Terae, Elizabeth Marxs, Jennifer Vaughn, Ali Rose

Votes: 30

14. McQueen (2018)

R | 111 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
84 Metascore

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.

Directors: Ian Bonhôte, Peter Ettedgui | Stars: Bernard Arnault, Joseph Bennett, Detmar Blow, Isabella Blow

Votes: 4,137 | Gross: $1.26M

15. Unsolved Mysteries (1987–2010)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Combines dramatic re-enactments, interviews and updates, to tell stories of real mysteries, from human to the supernatural.

Stars: Robert Stack, Dennis Farina, Keely Shaye Brosnan, Christopher Chacon

Votes: 3,710

16. Hoarders (2009– )

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Follows different people on their hoarding issues.

Stars: Matt Paxton, Cory Chalmers, Geralin Thomas, Robin Zasio

Votes: 1,952

17. Grizzly Man (2005)

R | 103 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
87 Metascore

A devastating and heart-rending take on grizzly bear activists Timothy Treadwell and Amie Huguenard, who were killed in October of 2003 while living among grizzly bears in Alaska.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Timothy Treadwell, Amie Huguenard, Werner Herzog, Carol Dexter

Votes: 47,913 | Gross: $3.17M

18. Bowling for Columbine (2002)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
72 Metascore

Filmmaker Michael Moore explores the roots of America's predilection for gun violence.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Charlton Heston, Marilyn Manson, Salvador Allende

Votes: 134,233 | Gross: $21.24M

19. The Act of Killing (2012)

Not Rated | 117 min | Documentary, Crime

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
90 Metascore

A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.

Directors: Joshua Oppenheimer, Anonymous, Christine Cynn | Stars: Anwar Congo, Herman Koto, Syamsul Arifin, Ibrahim Sinik

Votes: 30,682 | Gross: $0.49M

20. Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills (1996)

Not Rated | 150 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A horrific triple child murder leads to an indictment and trial of three nonconformist boys based on questionable evidence.

Directors: Joe Berlinger, Bruce Sinofsky | Stars: Tony Brooks, Diana Davis, Terry Wood, Dick Clay

Votes: 13,514

21. How the Universe Works (2010– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

9.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  

A users guide to the cosmos from the big bang to galaxies, stars, planets and moons. Where did it all come from and how does it all fit together. A primer for anyone who has ever looked up at the night sky and wondered.

Stars: Phil Plait, Michelle Thaller, Mike Rowe, Lawrence Krauss

Votes: 4,540

22. Until the Light Takes Us (2008)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Music

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
54 Metascore

Interviews and news footage explore the rise of black metal music in Norway in the 1990s, including artists who were involved in suicide, murder and arson.

Directors: Aaron Aites, Audrey Ewell | Stars: Fenriz, Varg Vikernes, Euronymous, Hellhammer

Votes: 4,658 | Gross: $0.12M

23. Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father (2008)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
82 Metascore

A filmmaker decides to memorialize a murdered friend when his friend's ex-girlfriend announces she is expecting his son.

Director: Kurt Kuenne | Stars: Kurt Kuenne, Andrew Bagby, David Bagby, Kathleen Bagby

Votes: 28,928

24. Samsara (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Music

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
65 Metascore

Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.

Director: Ron Fricke | Stars: Balinese Tari Legong Dancers, Ni Made Megahadi Pratiwi, Puti Sri Candra Dewi, Putu Dinda Pratika

Votes: 29,216 | Gross: $2.60M

25. Super Size Me (2004)

PG | 100 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
73 Metascore

While examining the influence of the fast food industry, Morgan Spurlock personally explores the consequences on his health of a diet of solely McDonald's food for one month.

Director: Morgan Spurlock | Stars: Morgan Spurlock, Daryl Isaacs, Chemeeka Walker, Dania Abu-Rmaileh

Votes: 95,068 | Gross: $11.53M

26. The Paedophile Hunter (2014 TV Movie)

70 min | Documentary

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A look at the work of Stinson Hunter and his gang who pose as underage girls in order to catch pedophiles.

Director: Dan Reed | Stars: Keiron Parsons, David Cooper, Hugh Davies, Jim Gamble

Votes: 180

27. Locked Up Abroad (2007– )

90 min | Documentary, Drama

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Survivors share their stories and experience of survival abroad.

Stars: Youssef Tounzi, Manuel Villasenor, Tato Alexander, Leigh Jones

Votes: 1,590

28. Corpus Christi: Playing with Redemption (2012)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary

3.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

Inspired by Terrence McNally's Passion Play told through the lens of a young gay Jesus, Corpus Christi: Playing with Redemption follows a group of actors who began production on the play ... See full summary »

Directors: Nic Arnzen, James Brandon | Stars: Jeanene Ambler, Nic Arnzen, Nicotongia Arnzen-Samoa, James Brandon

Votes: 383

29. The Family I Had (2017)

77 min | Documentary, Crime

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In The Family I Had, a mother recalls how her brilliant teenage son came to shatter their idyllic family through one horribly violent and shocking act.

Directors: Katie Green, Carlye Rubin | Stars: Kyla Bennett, Paris Lee Bennett, Charity Lee

Votes: 361

30. Autopsy: The Last Hours of (2014– )

Documentary, Biography, Mystery

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Dr. Richard Shepherd analyses the official autopsy reports of various celebrities to determine their cause of death.

Stars: Richard Shepherd, Iain Glen, Anjula Mutanda, Chris Wilson

Votes: 373

31. The Red Pill (2016)

TV-14 | 108 min | Documentary

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

The Red Pill chronicles filmmaker Cassie Jaye's journey following the mysterious and polarizing Men's Rights Movement. The Red Pill explores today's gender war and asks the question "what is the future of gender equality?"

Director: Cassie Jaye | Stars: Cassie Jaye, Paul Elam, Attila Vinczer, Dean Esmay

Votes: 8,345

32. I Am Not Your Negro (2016)

PG-13 | 93 min | Documentary

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
95 Metascore

Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House.

Director: Raoul Peck | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, James Baldwin, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X

Votes: 13,517 | Gross: $7.12M

33. Goodnight, Sugar Babe: The Killing of Vera Jo Reigle (2013)

87 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The discovery of the mutilated body of a mentally challenged young mother begins a journey into madness that is so unbelievable the mastermind behind the crime ultimately got away with ... See full summary »

Director: J. David Miles | Stars: Lisa Baer, Danny Bixler, Desta Bixler, Jamie Bracy

Votes: 352

34. A Haunting on Finn Road: The Devil's Grove (2018)

129 min | Documentary

5.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

After the tragic and untimely passing of her father, Rebecca soon found herself heir to the family's historic estate. Eager to renovate the centuries-old farmhouse, Rebecca and her family ... See full summary »

Director: Steven 'Prozak' Shippy | Stars: Steve Gonsalves, Steven 'Prozak' Shippy

Votes: 43

35. Grand Prix Driver (2018– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Documentary

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Grand Prix Driver goes inside the secretive world of Formula 1 by offering never-before-granted access to the inner workings of McLaren. Narrated by Michael Douglas.

Stars: Fernando Alonso, Eric Boullier, Jono Brookes, Michael Douglas

Votes: 609

36. Operation Odessa (2018)

TV-MA | 95 min | Documentary

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

From the director and producers of The Seven Five comes Operation Odessa, a true crime thriller about a Russian mobster, a Miami playboy and a Cuban spy who teamed up to sell a nuclear ... See full summary »

Director: Tiller Russell | Stars: Juan Almeida, Ludwig Fainberg, Richard Gregorie

Votes: 1,555

37. Time Team (1994–2014)

Not Rated | 55 min | Documentary, History

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A group of archaeologists have 3 days to discover historical artifacts in different sites around Britain.

Stars: Tony Robinson, Phil Harding, John Gater, Stewart Ainsworth

Votes: 947

38. River Monsters (2009–2017)

42 min | Documentary, Adventure, Mystery

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Jeremy Wade searches the world for legendary and flesh-eating freshwater fish.

Stars: Jeremy Wade, Daniel Göz, Tim Mousseau, Stan Groves

Votes: 4,011

39. Perfect Bid: The Contestant Who Knew Too Much (2017)

TV-PG | 72 min | Documentary

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Winner of "Best Documentary" at the Orlando FIlm Festival, "Perfect Bid" explores how Slauson became adept at recording and memorizing prices of products featured on the show since its ... See full summary »

Director: C.J. Wallis | Stars: Theodore Slauson, Bob Barker, Roger Dobkowitz, Kevin Pollak

Votes: 606

40. Hellier (2019)

Documentary

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A small crew of paranormal researchers find themselves in a dying coal town, where a series of strange coincidences leads them to a decades-old mystery with far-reaching implications.

Stars: Dana Matthews, Greg Newkirk, Karl Pfeiffer, Connor Randall

Votes: 151

41. The Last Waltz (1978)

PG | 117 min | Documentary, Music

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
88 Metascore

A film account and presentation of the final concert of The Band.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robbie Robertson, Muddy Waters, Neil Young, Van Morrison

Votes: 14,499 | Gross: $0.32M

42. There's Something Wrong with Aunt Diane (2011 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 101 min | Documentary

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

This documentary explores the depth behind the case of a woman whose vehicle collision killed numerous people, including herself. Was she really the reckless drunk, or the perfect suburban mother?

Director: Liz Garbus | Stars: Jesse Temple, Brad Katinas, Diane Schuler, Jay Schuler

Votes: 3,303

43. Butterfly Kisses (2018)

G | 91 min | Documentary, Horror

5.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A filmmaker discovers a box of video tapes depicting two students' disturbing film project featuring a local horror legend, The Peeping Tom. As he sets out to prove this story is real and ... See full summary »

Director: Erik Kristopher Myers | Stars: Rachel Armiger, Alexandria Benford, Ashleigh Coffelt, Alyssa Dalgleish

Votes: 229

44. American Experience (1988– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Oliver Platt, Michael Murphy

Votes: 1,326

45. Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2012– )

TV-PG | Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Harvard educator Henry Louis Gates Jr. hosts this enlightening PBS series that examines "the DNA of American culture" through an extensive discovery of the ancestors of today's celebrities.... See full summary »

Stars: Henry Louis Gates, CeCe Moore, Anderson Cooper, Valerie Jarrett

Votes: 528

46. The Joy of Painting (1983–1994)

TV-G | 30 min | Documentary, Family

9.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.4/10 X  

In this half-hour program, artist Bob Ross paints on canvas a beautiful oil painting.

Stars: Bob Ross, Steve Ross, Dana Jester, Peep

Votes: 3,396

47. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,450

48. The Making of the Mob (2015– )

343 min | Documentary, Crime, History

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Making of the Mob, is an eight-part docudrama that begins in 1905 and spans more than 50 years, tracing the original five families that led to the modern American Mafia, including the rise ... See full summary »

Stars: Ian Bell, Craig Thomas Rivela, Rich Graff, John Binder

Votes: 1,888

49. Soaked in Bleach (2015)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Crime

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
50 Metascore

Tom Grant, a private investigator once hired by Courtney Love, reveals his take on the death of Kurt Cobain.

Director: Benjamin Statler | Stars: Daniel Roebuck, Sarah Scott, August Emerson, Tyler Bryan

Votes: 10,795

50. Alison (II) (2016)

80 min | Documentary

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Raped. Disemboweled. Nearly decapitated. Dumped on the outskirts of a nature reserve, dead - or so they thought. She needed a hero that night, so that's what she became. This is Alison's tale. A tale of monsters, miracles and hope.

Director: Uga Carlini | Stars: Christia Visser, Alison Botha, Zak Hendrikz, De Klerk Oelofse

Votes: 462


1-50 of 13,394 titles. | Next »

Recently Viewed