Most Popular Documentary Titles


1. Fahrenheit 11/9 (2018)

R | Documentary

5.0
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77 Metascore

Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 11/9" is a provocative and comedic look at the times in which we live. It will explore the two most important questions of the Trump Era: How the f**k did we get here, and how the f**k do we get out?

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: David Hogg, Michael Moore, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Donald J. Trump

Votes: 711

2. Pistorius (2018)

Not Rated | 225 min | Documentary

6.3
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PISTORIUS is a feature documentary about the South African Paralympic and Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, who shot and killed his girlfriend in the early hours of Valentine's Day 2013. ... See full summary »

Director: Vaughan Sivell | Stars: Eric Leach, David O'Sullivan, Oscar Pistorius, Aimee Pistorus

Votes: 100

3. Active Measures (2018)

PG-13 | 109 min | Documentary

9.0
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68 Metascore

Russian president Vladimir Putin attacks the 2016 American presidential election in collaboration with the Trump campaign.

Director: Jack Bryan | Stars: Jeremy Bash, Nina Burleigh, Alexandra Chalupa, Alexandra Chalupa

Votes: 5,812 | Gross: $0.01M

4. Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018)

PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary, Biography

8.6
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85 Metascore

An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host, Fred Rogers.

Director: Morgan Neville | Stars: Joanne Rogers, Betty Aberlin, David Bianculli, McColm Cephas Jr.

Votes: 7,816 | Gross: $22.61M

5. 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: 56,534

6. Free Solo (2018)

97 min | Documentary

8.6
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79 Metascore

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.

Directors: Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi | Star: Alex Honnold

Votes: 47

7. Three Identical Strangers (2018)

PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary

7.9
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81 Metascore

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.

Director: Tim Wardle | Stars: Silvi Alzetta-Reali, Eddy Galland, Ron Guttman, David Kellman

Votes: 2,750 | Gross: $12.09M

8. The Vietnam War (2017)

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

9.2
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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, Karl Marlantes

Votes: 6,502

9. Explained (2018– )

18 min | Documentary

7.8
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A documentary series that looks to explore the big questions of today.

Stars: Estelle Caswell, Maria Bello, LeVar Burton, Joss Fong

Votes: 1,185

10. 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: 2,157

11. Tea with the Dames (2018)

84 min | Documentary

7.6
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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 »

Director: Roger Michell | Stars: Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright, Maggie Smith

Votes: 292

12. Wild Wild Country (2018– )

TV-MA | 65 min | Documentary, Crime

8.3
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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.

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

Votes: 11,946

13. Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (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: 87,968

14. RBG (2018)

PG | 98 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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72 Metascore

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.

Directors: Julie Cohen, Betsy West | Stars: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Bill Clinton, Sharron Frontiero, James Steven Ginsburg

Votes: 2,700 | Gross: $14.00M

15. First and Last (2018– )

40 min | Documentary

6.8
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Cameras enter Georgia's Gwinnett County Jail to document the first days of its newest inmates and the final days of those about to be released.

Votes: 82

16. Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (2013– )

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, Eric Ripert, Darren Aronofsky

Votes: 3,257

17. The Staircase (2004– )

TV-MA | 628 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

8.1
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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: 9,433

18. No Small Parts (2014– )

Not Rated | 30 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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No Small Parts is a fan-made documentary web series about character actors. Most episodes focus on a specific character actor and chronicle their life and career in the entertainment industry.

Stars: Brandon Hardesty, Wesley Mann, Josh Perry, Scott Allen Perry

Votes: 644

19. Hunt For The Skinwalker (2018)

Not Rated | 127 min | Documentary

4.9
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Hunt For The Skinwalker is a documentary about the most intensive scientific study of a UFO and paranormal hotspot in human history.

Director: Jeremy Kenyon Lockyer Corbell | Stars: George Knapp, Jeremy Kenyon Lockyer Corbell, Colm Kelleher, Robert Bigelow

Votes: 32

20. I Am a Killer (2018)

TV-MA | 52 min | Documentary, Crime

7.6
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Follows Death Row inmates, who tell the story of how they ended up there.

Stars: Reece Putinas, Deandra Buchanan, Asher Carter, Justin Dickens

Votes: 919

21. Death of a Nation (2018)

PG-13 | 108 min | Documentary, History

5.0
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1 Metascore

This documentary draws parallels between the dramatic fracturing of the nation over Abraham Lincoln's presidency and the presidency of Donald Trump.

Directors: Dinesh D'Souza, Bruce Schooley | Stars: Victoria Chilap, Dinesh D'Souza, Karel Dobrý, Pavel Kríz

Votes: 4,269 | Gross: $5.87M

22. Dark Tourist (2018– )

TV-MA | 40 min | Documentary

7.7
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From a nuclear lake to a haunted forest, New Zealand filmmaker and journalist David Farrier ('Tickled') visits unusual -- and often macabre -- tourism spots around the world.

Stars: David Farrier, Robin Brown, Dan Bulter, Daley Catherine

Votes: 2,527

23. Hot Girls Wanted (2015)

84 min | Documentary

6.1
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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.

Directors: Jill Bauer, Ronna Gradus | Stars: Farrah Laurel Abraham, John Anthony, Rachel Bernard, Carrie Brooks

Votes: 12,554

24. Making a Murderer (2015– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Crime

8.7
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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: 66,447

25. Model Squad (2018– )

Documentary, Reality-TV

5.3
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Docuseries following premiere models as they navigate the highs and lows of the modeling world.

Stars: Dan Amboyer, Daniela Braga, Olivia Culpo, Hannah Ferguson

Votes: 47

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: 136,264

27. McQueen (2018)

R | 111 min | Documentary, Biography

8.3
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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: 1,757 | Gross: $1.24M

28. Pick of the Litter (2018)

81 min | Documentary

7.7
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67 Metascore

Pick of the Litter follows a litter of puppies from the moment they're born and begin their quest to become Guide Dogs for the Blind, the ultimate canine career. Cameras follow these pups ... See full summary »

Directors: Don Hardy Jr., Dana Nachman

Votes: 136 | Gross: $0.17M

29. 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: 11,236

30. Lore (2017– )

TV-14 | 40 min | Documentary, Horror

6.9
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Our collective nightmare mythologies are rooted in real-life horror stories.

Stars: Aaron Mahnke, Colm Feore, Adam Goldberg, Robert Patrick

Votes: 2,773

31. Dawson City: Frozen Time (2016)

120 min | Documentary, History

7.6
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85 Metascore

The history of Dawson City, the gold rush town that had a historical treasure of forgotten silent films buried in permafrost for decades until 1978.

Director: Bill Morrison | Stars: Kathy Jones-Gates, Michael Gates, Sam Kula, Bill O'Farrell

Votes: 877 | Gross: $0.13M

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

TV-MA | 191 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: 10,083

33. The Defiant Ones (2017)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

8.7
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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: Trent Reznor, Gregory Schwabe, Alonzo Williams, Dr. Dre

Votes: 6,858

34. Inside Look: The People v. O.J. Simpson, American Crime Story (2016–2017)

Documentary

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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.

Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., David Schwimmer, Selma Blair, Paolo Andino

Votes: 14,221

35. 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: 1,309

36. Whitney (2018)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.2
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75 Metascore

An in-depth look at the life and music of Whitney Houston.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Whitney Houston, Bobby Brown, Bobbi Kristina Brown, Dionne Warwick

Votes: 1,443 | Gross: $3.03M

37. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)

R | 122 min | Documentary, Drama, War

7.5
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67 Metascore

Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, George W. Bush, Ben Affleck, Stevie Wonder

Votes: 120,028 | Gross: $119.19M

38. Rocco (2016)

TV-MA | 105 min | Documentary

5.8
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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.

Directors: Thierry Demaizière, Alban Teurlai | Stars: Rocco Siffredi, Anikka Albrite, Veronica Avluv, Eva Berger

Votes: 1,845

39. Nathan for You (2013– )

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: 11,836

40. Studio 54 (2018)

98 min | Documentary

7.0
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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 »

Director: Matt Tyrnauer | Stars: Steve Rubell, Ian Schrager

Votes: 204

41. The Investigator: A British Crime Story (2016– )

47 min | Documentary, Crime

5.7
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Series 1: In June 1985 Carole Packman, a wife and mother mysteriously disappeared and has never been seen since. Her husband Russell Causley is now serving a life sentence for her murder, ... See full summary »

Stars: Mark Williams-Thomas, Rick Warden, Tanya Winsor, Frances Millar

Votes: 868

42. 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: 16,613

43. The Fear of 13 (2015)

96 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery

7.7
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A convicted murderer who has spent 23 years on Death Row tells his story.

Director: David Sington | Stars: Herbert A. Fuchs, Sammy Silverwatch, Nick Yarris

Votes: 5,433

44. Icarus (I) (2017)

TV-MA | 121 min | Documentary, Sport, Thriller

8.0
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68 Metascore

When Bryan Fogel sets out to uncover the truth about doping in sports, a chance meeting with a Russian scientist transforms his story from a personal experiment into a geopolitical thriller... See full summary »

Director: Bryan Fogel | Stars: Thomas Bach, Sebastian Coe, Bryan Fogel, Nikita Kamaev

Votes: 23,890

45. 9/11 (2002 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 112 min | Documentary

8.4
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A real life documentary following the events of September 11 from an insider's view, through the lens of James Hanlon and two French filmmakers who were in Manhattan that one day.

Directors: James Hanlon, Gédéon Naudet, Jules Naudet | Stars: Tony Benatatos, Jamal Braithwaite, Steve Buscemi, Joe Casaliggi

Votes: 5,946

46. 9/11: The Falling Man (2006 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 80 min | Documentary

7.3
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The Falling Man is a documentary that examines one of the many images that were circulated by the press immediately after the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001. The ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Singer | Stars: Steven Mackintosh, Iliana Guibert

Votes: 1,168

47. 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: 8,925

48. Do Women Have A Higher Sex Drive? (2018)

TV-MA | 70 min | Documentary

4.1
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The film explores the the scientific, historical, biological and social aspects behind the female sex drive and female gaze.

Directors: Jan-Willem Breure, Anouk Pluijm, Cheyenne Löhnen | Stars: Cheyenne Löhnen, Annine van der Meer, Dian Biemans, Nicole Caldwell

Votes: 91

49. After Porn Ends 2 (2017)

TV-MA | 90 min | Documentary

5.4
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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 »

Director: Bryce Wagoner | Stars: Ashley Adams, Brittany Andrews, Lisa Ann, Danny D

Votes: 1,576

50. Last Chance U (2016– )

TV-MA | 55 min | Documentary, Sport

8.5
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Intense look inside the world of junior college football, chronicling the stories of players and coaches in the classroom and on the field.

Stars: Ron Ollie, Frank Wilson Jr., Jason Brown, Becca Zimmerman

Votes: 4,364



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