Most Popular Documentaries


1. The Beyond (2017)

TV-14 | 103 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi

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Set in 2019, The Beyond chronicles the groundbreaking mission which sent astronauts - modified with advanced robotics, through a newly discovered wormhole known as the Void. When the ... See full summary »

Director: Hasraf Dulull | Stars: David Bailie, Jane Perry, Brian Deacon, Kosha Engler

Votes: 793

2. 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 Abraham, John Anthony, Rachel Bernard, Carrie Brooks

Votes: 11,527

3. A Gray State (2017)

TV-MA | 93 min | Documentary

6.2
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74 Metascore

A documentary about the mysterious death of fringe political filmmaker David Crowley, who was found dead alongside members of his family in their suburban Minnesota home in January of 2015.

Director: Erik Nelson | Stars: Mason Hendricks, Danny August Mason, Chris Peck, Adam Shambour

Votes: 453

4. Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond - Featuring a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony Clifton (2017)

TV-MA | 94 min | Documentary

7.8
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77 Metascore

A behind-the-scenes look at how Jim Carrey adopted the persona of idiosyncratic comedian Andy Kaufman on the set of Man on the Moon (1999).

Director: Chris Smith | Stars: Jim Carrey, Danny DeVito, Milos Forman, Peter Bonerz

Votes: 11,160

5. Icarus (I) (2017)

121 min | Documentary, 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: Bryan Fogel, Nikita Kamaev, Grigory Rodchenkov

Votes: 10,394

6. Kenny (2017)

86 min | Documentary, Sport

7.1
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An intimate and revealing portrait of Kenny Dalglish - the player, the man, the truth.

Director: Stewart Sugg | Stars: Margaret Aspinall, John Barnes, Kelly Cates, Lynsey Dalglish Robinson

Votes: 225

7. Alien Intrusion: Unmasking a Deception (2018)

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A look into the possibility that aliens are actually demonic spirits merely pretending to be extraterrestrials.

Director: Gary Bates | Stars: Gary Bates, Robert Carter, Joseph Darnell, Norio Hayakawa

Votes: 30

8. Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars (2017)

135 min | Documentary

4.9
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63 Metascore

A look at the life and work of guitarist Eric Clapton, told by those who have known him best, including BB King, Jimi Hendrix, and George Harrison.

Director: Lili Fini Zanuck | Stars: Eric Clapton, Bobby Whitlock

Votes: 328

9. Faces Places (2017)

PG | 89 min | Documentary

8.1
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95 Metascore

Director Agnes Varda and photographer/muralist J.R. journey through rural France and form an unlikely friendship.

Directors: JR, Agnès Varda | Stars: Jean-Paul Beaujon, Amaury Bossy, Yves Boulen, Jeannine Carpentier

Votes: 1,469 | Gross: $0.67M

10. AlphaGo (2017)

90 min | Documentary

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With more board configurations than there are atoms in the universe, the ancient Chinese game of 'Go' has long been considered a grand challenge for artificial intelligence. On March 9, ... See full summary »

Director: Greg Kohs | Stars: Ioannis Antonoglou, Lucas Baker, Nick Bostrom, Yoo Changhyuk

Votes: 735

11. Voyeur (II) (2017)

TV-MA | 96 min | Documentary

6.2
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59 Metascore

Journalism icon Gay Talese reports on Gerald Foos, the Colorado motel who allegedly secretly watched his guests with the aid of specially designed ceiling vents, peering down from an "observation platform" he built in the motel's attic.

Directors: Myles Kane, Josh Koury | Stars: Gerald Foos, Edward Sabol, Gay Talese

Votes: 2,039

12. Grey Gardens (1975)

PG | 94 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

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An old mother and her middle-aged daughter, the aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy, live their eccentric lives in a filthy, decaying mansion in East Hampton.

Directors: Ellen Hovde, Albert Maysles, David Maysles, Muffie Meyer | Stars: Edith Bouvier Beale, Edith 'Little Edie' Bouvier Beale, Brooks Hyers

Votes: 9,557 | Gross: $0.03M

13. Beware the Slenderman (2016)

TV-14 | 114 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.3
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Tells the story of two 12-year old girls, who attempted to murder one of their friends in an attempt to appease Slenderman, a fictional monster from a horror website.

Director: Irene Taylor Brodsky | Stars: Morgan Geyser, Anissa Weier, Angie Geyser, Bill Weier

Votes: 3,903

14. City of Ghosts (2017)

R | 92 min | Documentary, War

7.5
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86 Metascore

A documentary that follows the efforts of "Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently," a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014. ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Heineman | Stars: Hamoud Almousa, Hussam, Mohamad, Hassan

Votes: 1,550 | Gross: $0.13M

15. Rocco (2016)

105 min | Documentary

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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, Rosa Caracciolo, Abella Danger, James Deen

Votes: 1,184

16. Dave Chappelle: Equanimity (2017 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 64 min | Documentary, Comedy

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Dave talks about not actually growing up in the projects, the hate he received from the transgender community, and from fake news.

Director: Stan Lathan | Stars: Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings

Votes: 1,635

17. After Porn Ends (2012)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary

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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: 6,031

18. Born Strong (2017)

TV-MA | 85 min | Documentary, Drama, Sport

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The four strongest men on the planet compete for the crown. We meet each 400-pound giant in his home country, then on to The Arnold Strongman Classic. Starring Eddie Hall, Hafthor Bjornsson, Brian Shaw and Zydrunas Savickas.

Directors: Gary Cohen, Ross Hockrow | Stars: Eddie Hall, Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, Brian Shaw, Zyndrunas Savickas

Votes: 337

19. Kedi (2016)

Unrated | 79 min | Documentary

7.7
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78 Metascore

A profile of an ancient city and its unique people, seen through the eyes of the most mysterious and beloved animal humans have ever known, the Cat.

Director: Ceyda Torun | Stars: Bengu, Deniz, Duman, Gamsiz

Votes: 6,783 | Gross: $2.83M

20. Jane (II) (2017)

PG | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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87 Metascore

The life and work of the renowned primatology scientist, Jane Goodall, especially on her research about chimpanzees.

Director: Brett Morgen | Star: Jane Goodall

Votes: 523 | Gross: $1.59M

21. David Bowie: The Last Five Years (2017)

90 min | Documentary

7.2
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A documentary about David Bowie's final two albums "The Next Day" (2013) and "Blackstar" (2016) and Broadway musical "Lazarus".

Director: Francis Whately | Stars: David Bowie, Earl Slick, Gail Ann Dorsey, Gerry Leonard

Votes: 1,452

22. What the Health (2017)

97 min | Documentary

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An intrepid filmmaker on a journey of discovery as he uncovers possibly the largest health secret of our time and the collusion between industry, government, pharmaceutical and health organizations keeping this information from us.

Directors: Kip Andersen, Keegan Kuhn | Stars: Kip Andersen, Larry Baldwin, Neal Barnard, Tia Blanco

Votes: 19,292

23. The 74th Golden Globe Awards (2017 TV Special)

TV-14 | 180 min | Documentary

5.6
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Comic Jimmy Fallon hosts a celebration of achievements in television and film, with actors Steve Carell, Anna Kendrick, Sofía Vergara and Brie Larson presenting awards and Golden Globe ... See full summary »

Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Claire Foy, Hailee Steinfeld, Millie Bobby Brown, Carrie Fisher

Votes: 528

24. Where to Invade Next (2015)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.6
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64 Metascore

To learn what the USA can learn from other nations, Michael Moore playfully "invades" them to see what they have to offer.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Johnny Fancelli, Christina Fancelli, Lorena Lardini

Votes: 18,419 | Gross: $3.82M

25. An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (2017)

PG | 98 min | Documentary

6.0
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68 Metascore

A decade after An Inconvenient Truth (2006) brought climate change into the heart of popular culture comes the follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution.

Directors: Bonni Cohen, Jon Shenk | Stars: Al Gore, George W. Bush, John Kerry, Marco Krapels

Votes: 4,539 | Gross: $3.50M

26. Mountain (2017)

74 min | Documentary

7.5
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An experience about the highest peaks around the world.

Director: Jennifer Peedom | Star: Willem Dafoe

Votes: 241

27. Inside Job (2010)

PG-13 | 105 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: 61,913 | Gross: $4.31M

28. The Rape of Recy Taylor (2017)

91 min | Documentary

6.9
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73 Metascore

Mrs. Recy Taylor was gang raped by six white boys in 1944 Alabama. Unbroken, she spoke up and fought for justice with help from Rosa Parks and legions of women.

Director: Nancy Buirski | Stars: Tommy Bernardi, Robert Corbitt, Alma Daniels, Cynthia Erivo

Votes: 41

29. The X-Files: Re-Opened (2015 TV Special)

TV-14 | 22 min | Documentary, Short

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Showing several previews on what will be happening on the coming season, and introducing new characters.

Stars: Chris Carter, Glen Morgan, Gillian Anderson, David Duchovny

Votes: 2,125

30. Dream Boat (2017)

92 min | Documentary

5.3
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56 Metascore

Once a year, the Dream Boat sets sail - a cruise only for gay men. Far from their families and political restrictions, we follow five men from five countries on a quest for their dreams. ... See full summary »

Director: Tristan Ferland Milewski | Stars: Michael Anastasio, Richard Weigle

Votes: 543 | Gross: $0.00M

31. I Am Not Your Negro (2016)

PG-13 | 93 min | Documentary

7.8
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95 Metascore

Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House.

Director: Raoul Peck | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, James Baldwin, Harry Belafonte, Marlon Brando

Votes: 9,915 | Gross: $7.12M

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

22 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi

7.2
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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, Franz Drameh, Victor Garber

Votes: 3,644

33. Unacknowledged (2017)

100 min | Documentary

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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: 3,228

34. The Secret (2006 Video)

PG | 90 min | Documentary

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Interviews with self-proclaimed authors, philosophers, scientists, with an in-depth discussion of visualizing your goals. The audience is shown how they can learn and use 'The Secret' in their everyday lives.

Director: Drew Heriot | Stars: Bob Proctor, Joe Vitale, John Assaraf, Loral Langemeier

Votes: 10,607

35. Jackass: The Movie (2002)

R | 87 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy

6.6
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42 Metascore

Johnny Knoxville and his band of maniacs perform a variety of stunts and gross-out gags on the big screen for the first time.

Director: Jeff Tremaine | Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Chris Pontius, Steve-O

Votes: 72,746 | Gross: $64.26M

36. 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: 15,562

37. Banking on Bitcoin (2016)

90 min | Documentary, History, News

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Bitcoin is the most disruptive invention since the Internet, and now an ideological battle is underway between fringe utopists and mainstream capitalism. The film shows the players who are defining how this technology will shape our lives.

Director: Christopher Cannucciari | Stars: Wences Casares, Nathanial Popper, Gavin Andresen, Nancy Cannucciari

Votes: 2,354

38. The Farthest (2017)

PG | 121 min | Documentary, History

8.2
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87 Metascore

It is one of humankind's greatest achievements. More than 12 billion miles away a tiny spaceship is leaving our Solar System and entering the void of deep space - the first human-made object ever to do so.

Director: Emer Reynolds | Stars: Frank Drake, Carolyn Porco, John Casani, Lawrence Krauss

Votes: 1,329 | Gross: $0.01M

39. Discovering Bigfoot (2017 Video)

TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary

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Reality Entertainment and The Sylvanic Cooperation presents "Discovering Bigfoot." Discovering Bigfoot is the first feature film documentary with real live interaction between a Bigfoot ... See full summary »

Director: Todd Standing | Stars: John Bindernagel, Jeffrey Meldrum, Todd Standing

Votes: 336

40. O.J.: Made in America (2016)

TV-MA | 467 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

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A chronicle of the rise and fall of O.J. Simpson, whose high-profile murder trial exposed the extent of American racial tensions, revealing a fractured and divided nation.

Director: Ezra Edelman | Stars: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Mike Albanese, Muhammad Ali, Marcus Allen

Votes: 12,690

41. After Porn Ends 2 (2017)

TV-MA | 90 min | Documentary

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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: 1,246

42. Walk with Me (I) (2017)

94 min | Documentary

6.4
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55 Metascore

'Walk With Me' is meditative film about a community of Zen Buddhist monks and nuns who have dedicated their lives to mastering the art of mindfulness with their world-famous teacher Thich Nhat Hanh.

Directors: Marc J. Francis, Max Pugh | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Thich Nhát Hanh, Brother Pháp De, Brother Pháp Dung

Votes: 311 | Gross: $0.63M

43. One of Us (IV) (2017)

95 min | Documentary

7.1
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79 Metascore

Penetrating the insular world of New York's Hasidic community, focusing on three individuals driven to break away despite threats of retaliation.

Directors: Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady | Stars: Etty, Chani Getter, Ari Hershkowitz, Luzer Twersky

Votes: 1,767

44. Earthlings (2005)

95 min | Documentary

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Using hidden cameras and never-before-seen footage, Earthlings chronicles the day-to-day practices of the largest industries in the world, all of which rely entirely on animals for profit.

Director: Shaun Monson | Star: Joaquin Phoenix

Votes: 14,737

45. The Imposter (2012)

R | 99 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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77 Metascore

A documentary centered on a young man in Spain who claims to a grieving Texas family that he is their 16-year-old son who has been missing for 3 years.

Director: Bart Layton | Stars: Adam O'Brian, Nicholas Barclay, Carey Gibson, Bryan Gibson

Votes: 39,266 | Gross: $0.89M

46. The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years (2016)

Unrated | 106 min | Documentary, Music

7.9
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72 Metascore

A compilation of found footage featuring music, interviews, and stories of The Beatles' 250 concerts from 1963 to 1966.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: The Beatles, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon

Votes: 7,678 | Gross: $2.93M

47. House of Z (2016)

90 min | Documentary

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A feature documentary on the life and career of designer Zac Posen.

Director: Sandy Chronopoulos | Stars: Christina Binkley, Naomi Campbell, Sean Combs, Paz de la Huerta

Votes: 80

48. Game of Thrones: Season 2 - Character Profiles (2013 Video)

TV-14 | 16 min | Documentary, Short

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Get to know the major power players in Season 2 of 'Game of Thrones' with these seven profiles, including Renly and Stannis Baratheon, Robb Stark, Theon Greyjoy and more.

Stars: Alfie Allen, Gethin Anthony, John Bradley, Emilia Clarke

Votes: 1,047

49. Conor McGregor: Notorious (2017)

R | 90 min | Documentary

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CONOR McGREGOR: NOTORIOUS, filmed over the course of 4 years, is a gripping access-all- areas account of McGregor's personal and professional journey from claiming benefits and living in ... See full summary »

Director: Gavin Fitzgerald | Stars: José Aldo, Audie Attar, Ryan Buescher, Kiefer Crosbie

Votes: 1,169

50. Before the Flood (2016)

PG | 96 min | Documentary, News

8.3
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63 Metascore

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

Director: Fisher Stevens | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Ki-moon Ban, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Mike Brune

Votes: 18,955