TV Series/TV Mini-Series, Documentary (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Case Against Adnan Syed (2019)

TV-14 | Documentary

6.6
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Popularized by the podcast, "Serial," the ongoing story of Adnan Syed who was convicted of murdering a high school student.

Votes: 134

2. The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann (2019– )

60 min | Documentary, Crime

7.0
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The story of Madeleine McCann, the young girl who went missing while on holiday in Portugal.

Stars: Alexander David, Fernando Lupach, Marisa Matos, Pedro Saavedra

Votes: 794

3. Inside Look: The Assassination of Gianni Versace - American Crime Story (2017–2018)

TV-MA | 3 min | Documentary, Short

7.7
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An inside look at the making of American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace.

Stars: Ricky Martin, Penélope Cruz, Edgar Ramírez, Darren Criss

Votes: 3,550

4. Planet Earth II (2016)

TV-G | 360 min | Documentary

9.5
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David Attenborough returns in this breathtaking documentary showcasing life on Planet Earth.

Star: David Attenborough

Votes: 66,296

5. Losers (2019– )

30 min | Documentary, Sport

7.9
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In a "winning is everything" society, how do we handle failure? This series profiles athletes who have turned the agony of defeat into human triumph.

Stars: Michael Bentt, Surya Bonaly, Mauro Prosperi, Mickey Rourke

Votes: 441

6. Surviving R. Kelly (2019– )

360 min | Documentary, Music

7.8
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A six-part series about the controversial R&B star R. Kelly which features several women making allegations of abuse by him.

Stars: Tarana Burke, Kathy Chaney, Candice Norcott, Toure

Votes: 1,379

7. Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes (2019– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary, Crime

7.9
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A look inside the mind of serial killer Ted Bundy, featuring interviews with him on death row.

Stars: Lynda Ann Healy, Donna Manson, Hugh Aynesworth, Brenda Ball

Votes: 10,051

8. Cosmos (2014– )

TV-PG | 557 min | Documentary

9.3
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An exploration of our discovery of the laws of nature and coordinates in space and time.

Stars: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Stoney Emshwiller, Piotr Michael, André Sogliuzzo

Votes: 93,503

9. One Strange Rock (2018– )

47 min | Documentary

8.9
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The extraordinary story of Earth and why it is special and uniquely brimming with life among a largely unknown but harsh cosmic arena; astronauts tell the story of Earth through unique perspective.

Stars: Will Smith, Chris Hadfield, Jerry Linenger, Mae C. Jemison

Votes: 2,311

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

TV-14 | 40 min | Documentary

7.7
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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

11. Young Once (2016– )

22 min | Documentary

6.3
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A documentary series that follows a group of young Christians from Southern California on their quest to live counter culturally. Season one documented this eclectic group as they attended ... See full summary »

Stars: Cassie Randolph, Robert Carlson, Michelle Randolph, Caelan Tiongson

Votes: 16

12. The Vietnam War (2017)

TV-MA | 990 min | Documentary, History, War

9.1
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A comprehensive history of the United States' involvement in the bitterly divisive armed conflict in Southeast Asia.

Stars: Peter Coyote, Huy Duc, Duong Van Mai Elliott, James Willbanks

Votes: 10,206

13. Making a Murderer (2015– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Crime

8.6
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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.

Stars: Dolores Avery, Steven Avery, Ken Kratz, Brendan Dassey

Votes: 75,700

14. Casting Calls (2018– )

Not Rated | 3 min | Documentary, Talk-Show

7.0
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Almost every classic Hollywood role was hotly pursued behind the scenes. This series looks at the most famous roles of all-time and reveals the stories behind how they were cast, which ... See full summary »

Votes: 178

15. Inside Look: The People v. O.J. Simpson - American Crime Story (2016)

TV-14 | 5 min | Documentary, Short

8.4
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Inside the series of the same name.

Stars: Sarah Paulson, Brad Simpson, Sterling K. Brown, Nina Jacobson

Votes: 17,985

16. Chef's Table (2015– )

TV-MA | 50 min | Documentary

8.6
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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.

Stars: Dan Barber, Massimo Bottura, Bill Buford, Lara Gilmore

Votes: 10,057

17. Roman Empire (2016– )

TV-MA | 48 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

6.8
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Chronicles the reign of Commodus, the emperor whose rule marked the beginning of Rome's fall.

Stars: Aaron Irvin, Sean Bean, Aaron Jakubenko, Edwin Wright

Votes: 2,680

18. Slutever (2018–2019)

TV-MA | 22 min | Documentary, Comedy

5.6
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Sex writer Karley Sciortino looks up, down, and inside to find answers that challenge outdated notions of female sexuality, gender, and love.

Stars: Karley Sciortino, Buck Angel, Ash Armand, Ona Artist

Votes: 259

19. Lorena (2019– )

TV-MA | 62 min | Documentary, Crime

7.1
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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

20. Wild Wild Country (2018– )

TV-MA | 401 min | Documentary, Crime

8.2
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When the world's most controversial guru builds a utopian city deep in the Oregon country, conflict with the locals escalates into a national scandal. A true story.

Stars: Ma Anand Sheela, Osho, Philip Toelkes, Jane Stork

Votes: 15,356

21. The Staircase (2004– )

TV-MA | 629 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

8.0
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The high-profile murder trial of American novelist Michael Peterson following the death of his wife in 2001.

Stars: Michael Peterson, David Rudolf, Ron Guerette, Tom Maher

Votes: 12,248

22. The 2000s (2018)

60 min | Documentary

8.1
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A TV documentary miniseries chronicling the trends, pop culture, and important events that took place from 2000 to 2009.

Stars: Renee Graham, Julian Zelizer, Todd Boyd, Pat Buchanan

Votes: 318

23. Lore (2017– )

TV-14 | 40 min | Documentary, Horror

6.8
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Our collective nightmare mythologies are rooted in real-life horror stories.

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

Votes: 3,584

24. Murder Mountain (2018– )

43 min | Documentary

7.0
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What happens when California dreaming becomes a nightmare? When people head to Humboldt County, California in search of quick riches in the form of marijuana, often times they are unaware ... See full summary »

Votes: 1,488

25. The Innocent Man (2018– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary

7.4
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The story of Ron Williamson, a man who sat on Oklahoma's death row for 11 years for a crime he didn't commit. Based on John Grisham's "The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town."

Stars: Heather McPhaul, Maura Antas, J.J. Arends, Serena Burns

Votes: 2,910

26. Planet Earth (2006)

TV-G | 533 min | Documentary

9.4
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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.

Stars: David Attenborough, Sigourney Weaver, Huw Cordey, Doug Allan

Votes: 143,881

27. Ancient Aliens (2009– )

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

7.4
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Science and mythology - and how they are the same thing.

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

Votes: 7,809

28. Nathan for You (2013–2017)

TV-14 | 30 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.8
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Nathan Fielder uses his business degree and life experiences to help real small businesses turn a profit. But because of his unorthodox approach, Nathan's genuine efforts to do good often draw real people into an experience far beyond what they signed up for.

Stars: Nathan Fielder, Anthony Filosa, William Heath, Brian S. Wolfe

Votes: 13,269

29. The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst (2015)

TV-14 | 279 min | Documentary, Crime

8.7
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Filmmaker Andrew Jarecki examines the complicated life of reclusive real estate icon Robert Durst, the key suspect in a series of unsolved crimes.

Stars: Robert Durst, Andrew Jarecki, Gary Napoli, Debra Kay Anderson

Votes: 32,463

30. Air Emergency (2003– )

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

8.9
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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

31. The World at War (1973–1976)

TV-PG | 52 min | Documentary, History, War

9.2
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A groundbreaking 26-part documentary series narrated by the actor Laurence Olivier about the deadliest conflict in history, World War II.

Stars: Laurence Olivier, Anthony Eden, Averell Harriman, Albert Speer

Votes: 17,822

32. Blue Planet II (2017–2018)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

9.3
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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.

Stars: David Attenborough, Peter Drost, Roger Munns

Votes: 17,340

33. Evil Genius: The True Story of America's Most Diabolical Bank Heist (2018)

TV-MA | 192 min | Documentary, Crime

7.6
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The extraordinary story of the "pizza bomber heist" and the FBI's investigation into a bizarre collection of suspects.

Star: Ann Smith

Votes: 13,663

34. Cybergirl of the Year (2018– )

TV-MA | 25 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

8.4
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Meet the Playboy models who have risen during the decade with interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and glamour videos.

Stars: Tahlia Paris, Khloe Terae, Elizabeth Marxs, Gia Ramey-Gay

Votes: 7

35. MythBusters (2003– )

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

8.3
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A weekly documentary in which two Hollywood special effects experts attempt to debunk urban legends by directly testing them.

Stars: Robert Lee, Jamie Hyneman, Adam Savage, Kari Byron

Votes: 48,547

36. Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On (2017– )

TV-MA | 46 min | Documentary

6.7
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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 »

Stars: James Rhine, Lena Anderson, James Bartholet, Lily Cade

Votes: 1,467

37. Punk (2019– )

Documentary, Music

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Add a Plot

Stars: Joan Jett, Iggy Pop, Jello Biafra, Harley Flanagan

38. Life Below Zero (2013– )

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

8.1
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The everyday struggles of living in the secluded state of Alaska where one wrong decision could cost you your life.

Stars: James Franzo, Agnes Hailstone, Sue Aikens, Chip Hailstone

Votes: 1,190

39. Forensic Files (1996–2011)

TV-14 | 30 min | Documentary, Crime

8.8
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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

40. The Bible (2013– )

TV-14 | 440 min | Documentary, Action, Drama

7.6
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A religious historical dramatic miniseries about God's creation and physical landmark events leading up to the Crucifixion and Resurrection of our Savior, Jesus Christ.

Stars: Keith David, Robert Powell, Jake Canuso, Diogo Morgado

Votes: 9,781

41. The Keepers (II) (2017)

TV-MA | 434 min | Documentary, Crime

8.2
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A seven-part docuseries about the unsolved murder of a nun and the horrific secrets and pain that linger nearly five decades after her death.

Stars: Gemma Hoskins, Abbie Schaub, Virginia Anzengruber, Jean Hargadon Wehner

Votes: 12,765

42. An Idiot Abroad (2010–2012)

TV-14 | 43 min | Documentary, Adventure, Comedy

8.3
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Brit Karl Pilkington has led a sheltered life. Not having done any traveling, he enjoys living within the comforts of what he knows, basically that being what is purely British. As such, ... See full summary »

Stars: Karl Pilkington, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Luke Campbell

Votes: 27,542

43. The Defiant Ones (2017)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

8.6
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"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.

Stars: Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine, Trent Reznor, Verna Griffin

Votes: 8,392

44. Dateline NBC (1992– )

60 min | Documentary, News

6.8
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Hosted by noted reporters Tom Brokaw and Jane Pauley, and now Lester Holt, this program presents in-depth coverage of news stories in the tradition of 60 Minutes and 20/20. Rather than just... See full summary »

Stars: Lester Holt, Keith Morrison, Ann Curry, Dennis Murphy

Votes: 1,705

45. The Civil War (1990)

TV-14 | 680 min | Documentary, History, War

9.1
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A comprehensive survey of the American Civil War.

Stars: David McCullough, Sam Waterston, Julie Harris, Jason Robards

Votes: 10,483

46. The Incredible Dr. Pol (2011– )

44 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

8.7
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With more than 20,000 patients, Dr. Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals, this senior is anything but retiring as he takes an old school, no-nonsense approach to veterinary medicine.

Stars: Jan Pol, Charles Pol, Diane Pol, Ari Rubin

Votes: 750

47. American Pickers (2010– )

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

7.0
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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

48. Playboy Cyber Girls (2001– )

TV-MA | Documentary, Reality-TV

7.4
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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

49. Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda (2011– )

43 min | Documentary, Crime

8.9
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Lt. Joe Kenda solves cases.

Stars: Josh Casaubon, Joe Kenda, Carl Marino, Sandra Mann

Votes: 2,136

50. Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (2013–2018)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

8.7
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Anthony Bourdain visits countries, delving into their political issues as well as indigenous food and culture.

Stars: Anthony Bourdain, David Holloway, Asia Argento, Eric Ripert

Votes: 3,708


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