Documentary (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. They Shall Not Grow Old (2018)

R | 99 min | Documentary, History, War

8.7
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88 Metascore

A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of the end of the war.

Director: Peter Jackson

Votes: 3,694

2. Three Identical Strangers (2018)

PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.8
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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, Natasha Josefowitz

Votes: 7,154 | Gross: $12.32M

3. Free Solo (2018)

PG-13 | 100 min | Documentary

8.6
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83 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 | Stars: Tommy Caldwell, Jimmy Chin, Alex Honnold, Sanni McCandless

Votes: 2,060 | Gross: $10.26M

4. Burn the Stage: The Movie (2018)

84 min | Documentary, Music

9.0
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A documentary following the worldwide famous music group BTS, as they tour the world and share their experience along with their beloved band friends and fans.

Director: Jun-Soo Park | Stars: BTS, J-Hope, Jeong-guk Jeon, Nam-joon Kim

Votes: 1,601 | Gross: $3.64M

5. Marwencol (2010)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, Fantasy

7.6
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83 Metascore

After a vicious attacks leaves him brain-damaged and broke, Mark Hogancamp seeks recovery in "Marwencol", a 1/6th scale World War II-era town he creates in his backyard.

Director: Jeff Malmberg | Stars: Mark Hogancamp, Emmanuel Nneji, Edda Hogancamp, Tom Neubauer

Votes: 2,839 | Gross: $0.11M

6. Make Us Dream (2018)

Not Rated | 104 min | Documentary

8.4
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Documentary about the mercurial football career of Steven Gerrard, one of Liverpool FCs finest ever players.

Director: Sam Blair | Stars: Steve Bruce, Jamie Carragher, Gaël Clichy, Kenny Dalglish

Votes: 429

7. The Dawn Wall (2017)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, Adventure

8.3
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81 Metascore

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.

Directors: Josh Lowell, Peter Mortimer | Stars: John Branch, Tommy Caldwell, Kevin Jorgeson

Votes: 792 | Gross: $0.07M

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

PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary, Biography

8.5
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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: Fred Rogers, Joanne Rogers, John Rogers, Jim Rogers

Votes: 10,805 | Gross: $22.61M

9. 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: 12,842

10. Tickled (2016)

R | 92 min | Documentary, Mystery

7.6
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76 Metascore

Journalist David Farrier stumbles upon a mysterious tickling competition online. As he delves deeper he comes up against fierce resistance, but that doesn't stop him getting to the bottom of a story stranger than fiction.

Directors: David Farrier, Dylan Reeve | Stars: David Farrier, Dylan Reeve, Marko Realmonte, Kevin Clarke

Votes: 12,594 | Gross: $0.61M

11. McQueen (2018)

R | 111 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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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: 2,980 | Gross: $1.26M

12. After Porn Ends 3 (2018)

TV-MA | 86 min | Documentary

6.0
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After Porn Ends 3 continues to explore whether a career as an adult performer is inherently damaging to the balance of a perfomer's life once retired.

Director: Brittany Andrews | Stars: Buck Angel, Joanna Angel, Christy Canyon, Manuel Ferrara

Votes: 52

13. Fahrenheit 11/9 (2018)

R | 128 min | Documentary

5.8
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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: Roger Ailes, Brooke Baldwin, Ashleigh Banfield, Stephen K. Bannon

Votes: 5,092 | Gross: $6.35M

14. Above Majestic (2018)

Not Rated | 133 min | Documentary

7.1
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A look at the origins, history and conspiracies behind the "Majestic 12", a clandestine group of military and corporate figureheads charged with reverse-engineering extraterrestrial technology.

Director: Roger R. Richards | Stars: David Adair, Ronald Bernard, George W. Bush, John DeSouza

Votes: 361

15. Nothing to Hide (2017)

86 min | Documentary

7.3
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An independent documentary dealing with surveillance and its acceptance by the general public through the "I have nothing to hide" argument.

Director: Marc Meillassoux | Stars: Max Thommes, Vera Lengsfeld, Thomas Drake, Joel Domenjoud

Votes: 72

16. Coldplay: A Head Full of Dreams (2018)

115 min | Documentary

8.2
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64 Metascore

A HEAD FULL OF DREAMS offers an in-depth and intimate portrait of the band's spectacular rise from the backrooms of Camden pubs to selling out stadiums across the planet. At the heart of ... See full summary »

Director: Mat Whitecross | Stars: Guy Berryman, Beyoncé, Jon Buckland, Will Champion

Votes: 1,272

17. DC's Legends of Tomorrow: Their Time Is Now (2016 TV Movie)

22 min | Documentary, Action, Sci-Fi

7.3
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The producers introduce audiences to the characters and concepts of "Legends of Tomorrow", the upcoming spin-off of superhero series "Arrow" and "The Flash".

Stars: Greg Berlanti, Casper Crump, Arthur Darvill, Issabella Stephani Darville

Votes: 4,219

18. Ronnie Coleman: The King (2018)

93 min | Documentary

7.1
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Ronnie Coleman is known as "The King" and for good reason. He is the 8x Mr. Olympia champion in the world of bodybuilding - sharing the world record for most Olympia wins. Now retired, he ... See full summary »

Director: Vlad Yudin | Stars: Ronnie Coleman, Jay Cutler, Rich Gaspari, Kai Greene

Votes: 1,144

19. The Crew (I) (2018)

Documentary | Completed

A documentary that investigates the meticulous process of film-making in all the three phases of production, told from the perspectives of Egyptian film-makers, celebrities, and other contributors to the film industry.

Director: Eslam Rasmy | Stars: Ahmed Helmy, Youssra, Mona Zaki, Sherif Mounir

20. 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: Kevin Costner, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Bobby Brown

Votes: 2,780 | Gross: $3.03M

21. Maria by Callas (2017)

PG | 113 min | Documentary, Biography

7.2
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71 Metascore

An intimate look at the life and work of Greek-American opera singer Maria Callas, as told in her own words.

Director: Tom Volf | Stars: Fanny Ardant, Joyce DiDonato, Maria Callas, Aristotle Onassis

Votes: 529 | Gross: $0.94M

22. RBG (2018)

PG | 98 min | Documentary, Biography

7.6
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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: 3,805 | Gross: $14.02M

23. The Truth About Killer Robots (2018)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary

5.5
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HBO Original Documentary that shows how humans are becoming more and more dependent on robots nowadays. This film also features several points of view from engineers, journalists, and ... See full summary »

Director: Maxim Pozdorovkin | Stars: Leon Gonzalez, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Zheng JiaJia

Votes: 111

24. 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: 2,024

25. Icarus (I) (2017)

TV-MA | 120 min | Documentary, Sport, Thriller

7.9
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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: 25,318

26. They'll Love Me When I'm Dead (2018)

TV-MA | 98 min | Documentary

7.5
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78 Metascore

In the final fifteen years of the life of legendary director Orson Welles he pins his Hollywood comeback hopes on a film, The Other Side of the Wind, in itself a film about an aging film director trying to finish his last great movie.

Director: Morgan Neville | Stars: Peter Bogdanovich, Alan Cumming, Steve Ecclesine, Norman Foster

Votes: 1,769

27. Meow Wolf: Origin Story (2018)

88 min | Documentary

8.0
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75 Metascore

A group of artists in Santa Fe, NM become a DIY collective called Meow Wolf. Their immersive, large-scale exhibitions crack open a profitable niche in the arts industry, even as their ... See full summary »

Directors: Morgan Capps, Jilann Spitzmiller | Stars: George R.R. Martin, Vince Kadlubek, Emily Montoya, Sean Di Ianni

Votes: 67 | Gross: $0.10M

28. Shirkers (2018)

96 min | Documentary

7.5
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88 Metascore

In 1992, teenager Sandi Tan and her friends Sophie and Jasmine shot Singapore's first indie-a road movie called "Shirkers"-with their enigmatic American mentor, Georges Cardona. Sandi wrote... See full summary »

Director: Sandi Tan | Stars: Sandi Tan, Sophia Siddique Harvey, Georges Cardona, Philip Cheah

Votes: 873

29. The World Before Your Feet (2018)

95 min | Documentary

7.8
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78 Metascore

For over six years, and for reasons he can't explain, Matt Green, 37, has been walking every block of every street in New York City - a journey of more than 8,000 miles. THE WORLD BEFORE ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Workman | Star: Matt Green

Votes: 203 | Gross: $0.06M

30. Take the Ball, Pass the Ball (2018)

109 min | Documentary

9.2
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Take the Ball, Pass the Ball is the definitive story of the greatest football team ever assembled. For four explosive years Pep Guardiola's Barça produced the greatest football in history, seducing fans around the world.

Director: Duncan McMath | Stars: Éric Abidal, Dani Alves, Albert Benaiges, Sergio Busquets

Votes: 371

31. After Porn Ends (2012)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary

5.7
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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: 6,490

32. Inside Job (2010)

PG-13 | 109 min | Documentary, Crime

8.3
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88 Metascore

Takes a closer look at what brought about the 2008 financial meltdown.

Director: Charles Ferguson | Stars: Matt Damon, Gylfi Zoega, Andri Snær Magnason, Sigridur Benediktsdottir

Votes: 64,166 | Gross: $4.31M

33. The Coen Brothers (2000 TV Movie)

Documentary

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A documentary showing the lives of the famous directors Ethan Coen and Joel Coen. Including many guests featuring in their films.

Director: Sarah Aspinall | Stars: George Clooney, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Roger Deakins

Votes: 212

34. The Price of Everything (2018)

TV-14 | 98 min | Documentary

7.0
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76 Metascore

With unprecedented access to pivotal artists and the white-hot market surrounding them, this film dives deep into the contemporary art world, holding a fun-house mirror up to our values and... See full summary »

Director: Nathaniel Kahn | Stars: Amy Cappellazzo, George Condo, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Stefan Edlis

Votes: 233 | Gross: $0.09M

35. Gaga: Five Foot Two (2017)

TV-MA | 100 min | Documentary, Music

7.1
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63 Metascore

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.

Director: Chris Moukarbel | Stars: Sandra Amador, Michael Bearden, Tony Bennett, BloodPop

Votes: 8,486

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

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

8.6
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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: 28,233

37. Minding the Gap (2018)

93 min | Documentary

8.2
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93 Metascore

Three young men bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust-Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship.

Director: Bing Liu | Stars: Kiere Johnson, Bing Liu, Zack Mulligan

Votes: 848 | Gross: $0.01M

38. 13th (2016)

TV-MA | 100 min | Documentary, Crime, History

8.2
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90 Metascore

An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.

Director: Ava DuVernay | Stars: Melina Abdullah, Michelle Alexander, Cory Booker, Dolores Canales

Votes: 18,156

39. Death of a Nation (I) (2018)

PG-13 | 108 min | Documentary, History

4.9
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1 Metascore

This docudrama 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: 5,129 | Gross: $5.89M

40. Tea with the Dames (2018)

84 min | Documentary

7.5
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87 Metascore

Dames Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins, Joan Plowright, and Maggie Smith get together for tea to reminisce and discuss their acting careers.

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

Votes: 589 | Gross: $0.85M

41. The Bill Murray Stories: Life Lessons Learned from a Mythical Man (2018)

70 min | Documentary

7.2
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This documentary explores various urban legends around Hollywood's most elusive star.

Director: Tommy Avallone | Stars: Tommy Avallone, John Barnhardt, Johnathan Davis, Albert DiGiacomo

Votes: 291

42. The Act of Killing (2012)

Not Rated | 117 min | Documentary, Crime

8.2
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89 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: 30,069 | Gross: $0.49M

43. 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: 1,675

44. Latin History for Morons: John Leguizamo's Road to Broadway (2018)

90 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.6
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Comic and actor John Leguizamo examines the repression of Hispanic culture throughout American history in his one-man show "Latin History for Morons."

Directors: Ben DeJesus, Aram Rappaport | Star: John Leguizamo

Votes: 1,068

45. Meru (2015)

R | 90 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

7.7
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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: 10,573 | Gross: $2.33M

46. Amazing Grace (2018)

120 min | Documentary

9.2
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95 Metascore

A documentary presenting Aretha Franklin with choir at the New Bethel Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Reverand James Cleveland, Aretha Franklin, C.L. Franklin, Alexander Hamilton

Votes: 22

47. The American Meme (2018)

90 min | Documentary

5.9
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THE AMERICAN MEME follows the journeys of four shocking social media disruptors, Paris Hilton (@parishilton), Josh Ostrovsky (@thefatjewish), Brittany Furlan (@brittanyfurlan) and Kirill ... See full summary »

Director: Bert Marcus | Stars: Kirill Bichutsky, Hailey Bieber, Amanda Cerny, Dane Cook

Votes: 289

48. Koyaanisqatsi (1982)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Music

8.3
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A collection of expertly photographed phenomena with no conventional plot. The footage focuses on nature, humanity and the relationship between them.

Director: Godfrey Reggio | Stars: Lou Dobbs, Ted Koppel

Votes: 30,997 | Gross: $1.72M

49. Live Aid (1985 TV Special)

960 min | Documentary, Music

8.5
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The broadcast of the biggest benefit concert in history, organized by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to raise funds for Ethiopian famine relief.

Director: Vincent Scarza | Stars: Bob Geldof, Bryan Adams, Stuart Adamson, Mo Amin

Votes: 1,764

50. Unacknowledged (2017)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary

7.1
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"Unacknowledged" focuses on the historic files of the Disclosure Project and how UFO secrecy has been ruthlessly enforced-and why. The best evidence for extraterrestrial contact, dating ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Mazzola | Stars: Richard Doty, Giancarlo Esposito, Steven M. Greer, Edgar D. Mitchell

Votes: 4,266


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