Documentary Movies
Jackass Forever

Jackass Forever

Jackass Forever
IMDb: N/A
96 min

Celebrating the joy of being back together with your best friends and a perfectly executed shot to the dingdong, the original jackass crew return for another round of hilarious, wildly…

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Flee

Flee

Flee
IMDb: 8.1
83 min

Amin arrived as an unaccompanied minor in Denmark from Afghanistan. Today, at 36, he is a successful academic and is getting married to his long-time boyfriend. A secret he has…

The Jesus Music

The Jesus Music

The Jesus Music
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A political documentary that tells the stories of over 25 artists who give depictions of the controversy surrounding Christian Rock in the 70’s.

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Spring Valley

Spring Valley

Spring Valley
IMDb: N/A
108 min

An explosive viral video shows a white policeman throwing a Black teenager from her school desk. One woman uproots her life to help the girl, face the officer, and dismantle…

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Genre: Documentary
The Alpinist

The Alpinist

The Alpinist
IMDb: N/A
92 min

When filmmaker Peter Mortimer encounters an elusive young climber named Marc-André Leclerc, an evolution in free solo mountaineering unfolds. Along the two-year journey up high alpine peaks and steep frozen…

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Genre: Documentary
Louder Than a Bomb

Louder Than a Bomb

Louder Than a Bomb
IMDb: 7.5
99 min

By turns hopeful and heartbreaking, Louder Than a Bomb follows the fortunes of four Chicago-area high school poetry teams as they prepare for and compete in the world’s largest youth…

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Genre: Documentary
L’Amour Fou

L’Amour Fou

L’Amour Fou
IMDb: 6.8
98 min

This documentary examines the life and work of the late fashion designer Yves Saint-Laurent, recounting how a frail prodigy prone to bouts of depression became an icon of the fashion…

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Genre: Documentary
L’Amour Fou

L’Amour Fou

L’Amour Fou
IMDb: 6.8
98 min

This documentary examines the life and work of the late fashion designer Yves Saint-Laurent, recounting how a frail prodigy prone to bouts of depression became an icon of the fashion…

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Genre: Documentary
Show Me the Father

Show Me the Father

Show Me the Father
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Everyone has a unique father story. Whether positive or painful, it’s always personal and can deeply affect the core of our identity and direction of our lives. Providing a fresh…

Genre: Documentary
Turtle: The Incredible Journey

Turtle: The Incredible Journey

Turtle: The Incredible Journey
IMDb: 7.0
81 min

The story of a little loggerhead turtle, as she follows in the path of her ancestors on one of the most extraordinary journeys in the natural world. Born on a…

Genre: Documentary
Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop

Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop

Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop
IMDb: 7.0
89 min

A documentary that follows the former Tonight Show. Filmed during Conan’s ”Legally Prohibited From Being Funny on Television” comedy tour, after his departure from the Tonight Show, takes viewers into…

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Genre: Documentary
Page One: Inside the New York Times

Page One: Inside the New York Times

Page One: Inside the New York Times
IMDb: 6.9
92 min

Unprecedented access to the New York Times newsroom yields a complex view of the transformation of a media landscape fraught with both peril and opportunity.

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Genre: Documentary
Buck

Buck

Buck
IMDb: 7.6
88 min

An examination of the life of acclaimed ‘horse whisperer’ Buck Brannaman, who recovered from years of child abuse to become a well-known expert in the interactions between horses and people.

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Genre: Documentary
Rejoice and Shout

Rejoice and Shout

Rejoice and Shout
IMDb: 6.3
115 min

REJOICE AND SHOUT traces the evolution of Gospel through its many musical styles – spirituals and early hymns, four-part harmony-based quartets, the integration of blues and swing into Gospel, the…

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Genre: Documentary
Life in a Day

Life in a Day

Life in a Day
IMDb: 7.6
95 min

A documentary shot by filmmakers all over the world that serves as a time capsule to show future generations what it was like to be alive on the 24th of…

The Undefeated

The Undefeated

The Undefeated
IMDb: 2.0
118 min

A documentary that chronicles Sarah Palin’s pre-political life; her tenure as Governor of Alaska, and her time spent as John McCain’s running mate.

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Genre: Documentary
Tabloid

Tabloid

Tabloid
IMDb: 7.0
87 min

A documentary on a former Miss Wyoming who is charged with abducting and imprisoning a young Mormon Missionary.

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Genre: Documentary
Beats Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest

Beats Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest

Beats Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest
IMDb: 7.6
97 min

Having forged a 20-year run as one of the most innovative and influential hip hop bands of all time, the Queens NY collective known as ‘A Tribe Called Quest’ have…

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Project Nim

Project Nim

Project Nim
IMDb: 7.4
93 min

From the team behind Man on Wire comes the story of Nim, the chimpanzee who in the 1970s became the focus of a landmark experiment which aimed to show that…

Genre: Documentary
Crime After Crime

Crime After Crime

Crime After Crime
IMDb: 7.7
95 min

The story of the battle to free Debbie Peagler, an incarcerated survivor of brutal domestic violence. Over 26 years in prison cannot crush the spirit of this determined African-American woman,…

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Chasing Madoff

Chasing Madoff

Chasing Madoff
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A look at how one investigator spent ten years trying to expose Bernie Madoff’s massive Ponzi scheme that scammed an estimated $18 billion from investors.

Genre: Documentary
Senna

Senna

Senna
IMDb: 8.5
106 min

The remarkable story of Brazilian racing driver Ayrton Senna, charting his physical and spiritual achievements on the track and off, his quest for perfection, and the mythical status he has…

Genre: Documentary
Glee: The Concert Movie

Glee: The Concert Movie

Glee: The Concert Movie
IMDb: 5.5
84 min

A concert documentary shot during the Glee Live! In Concert! summer 2011 tour, featuring song performances and Glee fans’ life stories and how the show influenced them.

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Magic Trip

Magic Trip

Magic Trip
IMDb: 6.8
107 min

A freewheeling portrait of Ken Kesey and the Merry Prankster’s fabled road trip across America in the legendary Magic Bus. In 1964, Ken Kesey, the famed author of “One Flew…

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Sarah Palin: You Betcha!

Sarah Palin: You Betcha!

Sarah Palin: You Betcha!
IMDb: 6.3
91 min

A journey that takes the viewers across the icy mid-winter snows of Alaska to meet her school friends, family, and Republican colleagues, to try and discover the real Sarah Palin.

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Genre: Documentary
Pearl Jam Twenty

Pearl Jam Twenty

Pearl Jam Twenty
IMDb: 8.3
109 min

Carved from over 1,200 hours of footage spanning the band’s career, Pearl Jam: Twenty is the definitive portrait of Pearl Jam. Part concert film, part intimate insider-hang, and part testimonial…

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Thunder Soul

Thunder Soul

Thunder Soul
IMDb: 7.5
83 min

THUNDER SOUL tells the true story of Conrad O. Johnson and the legendary Kashmere Stage Band. It was afros, pleated pants and platform shoes; James Brown, Sly Stone and Bootsy…

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The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975
IMDb: 7.6
100 min

Examines the evolution of the Black Power Movement in US society from 1967 to 1975. It features footage of the movement shot by Swedish journalists in the United States during…

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Genre: Documentary
My Reincarnation

My Reincarnation

My Reincarnation
IMDb: 6.3
90 min

Filmed over twenty years, Tibetan Buddhist Master Choogyal Namkhai Norbu watches as his western-born son, Yeshi, who was recognized at birth as the reincarnation of a famous spiritual master, considers…

Genre: Documentary
Elevate

Elevate

Elevate
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From a basketball academy in Senegal, to the high-pressure world of American prep schools, the film documents the extraordinary personal journeys of four particularly tall West African Muslim teenage boys…

Genre: Documentary
Revenge of the Electric Car

Revenge of the Electric Car

Revenge of the Electric Car
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A sequel to 2006’s Who Killed the Electric Car?, director Chris Paine once again looks at electric vehicles. Where in the last film electric cars were dismissed as uneconomical and…

Genre: Documentary
Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey

Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey

Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey
IMDb: 7.6
80 min

Beloved by children of all ages around the world, Elmo is an international icon. Few people know his creator, Kevin Clash, who dreamed of working with his idol, master puppeteer…

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Into the Abyss

Into the Abyss

Into the Abyss
IMDb: 7.3
107 min

We do not know when and how we will die. Death Row inmates do. Werner Herzog embarks on a dialogue with Death Row inmates, asks questions about life and death…

El Sicario, Room 164

El Sicario, Room 164

El Sicario, Room 164
IMDb: 7.1
80 min

The story of a hitman for the drug cartels in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

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Genre: Documentary
Pina

Pina

Pina
IMDb: 7.7
103 min

Pina is a feature-length dance film in 3D with the ensemble of the Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, featuring the unique and inspiring art of the great German choreographer, who died…

Genre: Documentary
Corman’s World

Corman’s World

Corman’s World
IMDb: 7.5
95 min

A chronicle of the long career of American filmmaker Roger Corman, the most tenacious and ingenious low-budget producer and director in the US film industry, a pioneer of independent filmmaking…

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Genre: Documentary
Knuckle

Knuckle

Knuckle
IMDb: 6.8
97 min

An epic 12-year journey into the brutal and secretive world of Irish Traveler bare-knuckle fighting. This film follows a history of violent feuding between rival clans.

Genre: Documentary
Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston

Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston

Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston
IMDb: 5.4
85 min

A glowing, prismatic portrait of the rise and fall of America’s first celebrity designer—Halston—the man who was synonymous with fashion in the 1970s, and became the emperor of NYC nightlife….

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Genre: Documentary
Carol Channing: Larger Than Life

Carol Channing: Larger Than Life

Carol Channing: Larger Than Life
IMDb: 7.6
87 min

If Carol Channing didn’t exist, no one could have made her up. One in a billion, Carol , at 89, remains an unstoppable, megawatt dynamo. Broadway diva extraordinaire is just…

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Crazy Horse

Crazy Horse

Crazy Horse
IMDb: 6.4
134 min

A cinéma vérité look inside Paris’ Crazy Horse, a club that boasts the greatest and most chic nude dancing in the world.

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Genre: Documentary