Documentary Movies
Served Like a Girl

Served Like a Girl

Served Like a Girl
IMDb: 8.4
103 min

Five women veterans who have endured unimaginable trauma in service create a shared sisterhood to help the rising number of stranded homeless women veterans by entering a competition that unexpectedly…

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Genre: Documentary
Whose Streets?

Whose Streets?

Whose Streets?
IMDb: 3.9
90 min

A nonfiction account of the Ferguson uprising told by the people who lived it, this is an unflinching look at how the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown inspired a community…

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Genre: Documentary
Step

Step

Step
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The senior year of a girls’ high school step team in inner-city Baltimore is documented, as they try to become the first in their families to attend college. The girls…

Genre: Documentary
An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power
IMDb: 5.6
98 min

A decade after An Inconvenient Truth brought climate change into the heart of popular culture comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows just how close we are to a…

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Genre: Documentary
Buena Vista Social Club: Adios

Buena Vista Social Club: Adios

Buena Vista Social Club: Adios
IMDb: 6.9
110 min

In 1996, Cuban bandleader Juan de Marcos Gonzalez, British producer Nick Gold, and American guitarist Ry Cooder convened in Havana to produce a Cuban-Malian collaboration. When the Malians couldn’t get…

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Genre: Documentary
Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail
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The incredible saga of the Chinese immigrant Sung family, owners of Abacus Federal Savings of Chinatown, New York. Accused of mortgage fraud by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr.,…

Genre: Documentary
Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story

Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story

Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story
IMDb: 8.2
94 min

At once a chronicle of a remarkable sixty-year partnership and a tribute to the unsung talents behind a staggering number of cinema classics, this loving film introduces the world to…

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Genre: Documentary
Citizen Jane: Battle for the City

Citizen Jane: Battle for the City

Citizen Jane: Battle for the City
IMDb: 7.1
92 min

Writer and urban activist Jane Jacobs fights to save historic New York City during the ruthless redevelopment era of urban planner Robert Moses in the 1960s.

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Genre: Documentary
Born in China

Born in China

Born in China
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Venturing into the wilds of China, “Born in China” captures intimate moments with a panda bear and her growing cub, a young golden monkey who feels displaced by his baby…

Genre: Documentary
Contemporary Color

Contemporary Color

Contemporary Color
IMDb: 6.8
97 min

In the summer of 2015, legendary musician David Byrne staged an event at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center to celebrate the art of Color Guard: synchronized dance routines involving flags, rifles, and…

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Genre: Documentary
I Am Not Your Negro

I Am Not Your Negro

I Am Not Your Negro
IMDb: 7.7
93 min

Working from the text of James Baldwin’s unfinished final novel, director Raoul Peck creates a meditation on what it means to be Black in the United States.

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They Call Us Monsters

They Call Us Monsters

They Call Us Monsters
IMDb: 7.2
82 min

Behind the walls of the Compound, LA’s most violent juvenile offenders await their trials. To their advocates, they’re kids. To the system, they’re adults. To their victims, they’re monsters. Who…

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Genre: Documentary
After Porn Ends 2

After Porn Ends 2

After Porn Ends 2
IMDb: N/A
90

After Porn Ends 2 picks up where it’s predecessor left off and not only turns back the clock to meet the oldest living stars in adult film’s history, but goes…

Genre: Documentary
I Am Bolt

I Am Bolt

I Am Bolt
IMDb: N/A
107

Fully authorized, access-all-areas feature doc on the hugely charismatic and globally adored Usain Bolt – officially the fastest man alive. With never-before-seen archive footage of his youth in Jamaica, through…

Genre: Documentary
Before the Flood

Before the Flood

Before the Flood
IMDb: N/A
93

A look at how climate change affects our environment and what society can do prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems, and native communities across the planet.

Michael Moore in TrumpLand

Michael Moore in TrumpLand

Michael Moore in TrumpLand
IMDb: N/A
73

Oscar-winner Michael Moore dives right into hostile territory with his daring and hilarious one-man show, deep in the heart of TrumpLand in the weeks before the 2016 election.

Genre: Documentary
The Red Pill

The Red Pill

The Red Pill
IMDb: N/A
117

A feminist filmmaker follows the Men’s Rights Movement and begins to question her own beliefs. A look at gender politics.

Genre: Documentary
13th

13th

13th
IMDb: N/A
100

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

Genre: Documentary
The Fourth Phase

The Fourth Phase

The Fourth Phase
IMDb: N/A
92

Iconic snowboarder Travis Rice and friends embark on a multi-year mission to follow the North Pacific Gyre’s flow. As Rice and the crew experience the highs and lows of a…

Genre: Documentary
Supersonic

Supersonic

Supersonic
IMDb: N/A
117

From award-winning director Mat Whitecross and featuring extensive unseen archive footage, Supersonic charts the meteoric rise of Oasis from the council estates of Manchester to some of the biggest concerts…

Audrie & Daisy

Audrie & Daisy

Audrie & Daisy
IMDb: N/A
95

A documentary film about three cases of rape, that includes the stories of two American high school students, Audrie Pott and Daisy Coleman. At the time of the sexual assaults,…

Genre: Documentary
Silicon Cowboys

Silicon Cowboys

Silicon Cowboys
IMDb: N/A
78

Launched in 1982 by three friends in a Houston diner, Compaq Computer set out to build a portable PC to take on IBM, the world’s most powerful tech company. Many…

Genre: Documentary
The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years

The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years

The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years
IMDb: N/A
99

The band stormed Europe in 1963, and, in 1964, they conquered America. Their groundbreaking world tours changed global youth culture forever and, arguably, invented mass entertainment as we know it…

Amanda Knox

Amanda Knox

Amanda Knox
IMDb: N/A
92

This gripping, atmospheric documentary recounts the infamous trial, conviction and eventual acquittal of Seattle native Amanda Knox for the 2007 murder of a British exchange student in Italy.

Genre: Documentary
For the Love of Spock

For the Love of Spock

For the Love of Spock
IMDb: N/A
105

A documentary film about the life of Star Trek’s Mr. Spock as well as that of Leonard Nimoy, the actor who played Mr. Spock for almost fifty years, written and…

Genre: Documentary
One More Time with Feeling

One More Time with Feeling

One More Time with Feeling
IMDb: N/A
112

Documents the writing, recording and performing of Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds’ sixteenth studio album, Skeleton Tree.

Into the Inferno

Into the Inferno

Into the Inferno
IMDb: N/A
104

Werner Herzog and volcanologist Clive Oppenheimer embark upon a global journey exploring some of the world’s most mythical volcanoes in Indonesia, Ethiopia, Iceland and North Korea. Speaking with scientists and…

Genre: Documentary
The Ivory Game

The Ivory Game

The Ivory Game
IMDb: N/A
112

Wildlife activists and investigators put their lives on the line to battle the illegal African ivory trade, in this suspenseful on-the-ground documentary.

Genre: Documentary
The C Word

The C Word

The C Word
IMDb: N/A
89

Cancer: Few words are more feared. But in her sharply researched, deftly humorous message of hope, survivor Meghan O’Hara (Oscar-nominated producer of “Bowling for Columbine, “Fahrenheit 9/11,” and “Sicko”) changes…

Genre: Documentary
Zero Days

Zero Days

Zero Days
IMDb: N/A
116

Alex Gibney explores the phenomenon of Stuxnet, a self-replicating computer virus discovered in 2010 by international IT experts. Evidently commissioned by the US and Israeli governments, this malware was designed…

Genre: Documentary
Weiner

Weiner

Weiner
IMDb: N/A
96

Documentary featuring a jaw-dropping, behind-the-scenes look at the attempted comeback of Anthony Weiner in 2013 as he mounts a campaign for New York City mayor in the wake of his…

Genre: Documentary
My Scientology Movie

My Scientology Movie

My Scientology Movie
IMDb: N/A
99

Following a long fascination with the religion and with much experience in dealing with eccentric, unpalatable and unexpected human behavior, the beguilingly unassuming Theroux won’t take no for an answer…

Genre: Documentary
Extremis

Extremis

Extremis
IMDb: N/A
24

A purely observational non-fiction film that takes viewers into the ethically murky world of end-of-life decision making in a public hospital.

Genre: Documentary
The First Monday in May

The First Monday in May

The First Monday in May
IMDb: N/A
91

The First Monday in May follows the creation of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s most attended fashion exhibition in history, “China: Through The Looking Glass,” an exploration of Chinese-inspired Western…

Genre: Documentary
Tower

Tower

Tower
IMDb: N/A
83

Combining archival footage with rotoscopic animation, Tower reveals the action-packed untold stories of the witnesses, heroes and survivors of America’s first mass school shooting, when the worst in one man…

Beware the Slenderman

Beware the Slenderman

Beware the Slenderman
IMDb: N/A
117

In this horrifyingly modern fairytale lurks an online Boogeyman and two 12-year-old girls who would kill for him. The entrance to the internet quickly leads to its darkest basement. How…

Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World

Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World

Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World
IMDb: N/A
98

Werner Herzog’s exploration of the Internet and the connected world.

Genre: Documentary
Life, Animated

Life, Animated

Life, Animated
IMDb: N/A
91

At three years old, a chatty, energetic little boy named Owen Suskind ceased to speak, disappearing into autism with apparently no way out. Almost four years passed and the only…

Michael Jackson’s Journey from Motown to Off the Wall

Michael Jackson’s Journey from Motown to Off the Wall

Michael Jackson’s Journey from Motown to Off the Wall
IMDb: N/A
110

Director Spike Lee chronicles Michael Jackson’s early rise to fame.

Tickled

Tickled

Tickled
IMDb: N/A
92

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…

Genre: Documentary