Documentary Movies
Biography: WWE Legends

Biography: WWE Legends

Biography: WWE Legends
TMDb: 8.3
86 min

Biography (WWE Legends) is a television spin-off of the popular A&E series Biography. It focuses on biographies of WWE superstars and legends.

Status: Returning Series
Cycling the Frame

Cycling the Frame

Cycling the Frame
IMDb: 7.1
27

In 1988, Tilda Swinton toured round the Berlin Wall on a bicycle – starting and ending at the Brandenburg Gate – accompanied by filmmaker Cynthia Beatt. As Swinton travels through…

Beautified Realism: The Making of ‘Flowers of Shanghai’

Beautified Realism: The Making of ‘Flowers of Shanghai’

Beautified Realism: The Making of ‘Flowers of Shanghai’
IMDb: 7.7
37

A new documentary by Daniel Raim and Eugene Suen on the making of “Flowers of Shanghai,” featuring behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with Mark Lee Ping-bing, producer and editor Liao Ching-sung,…

Ancient Alien Origins

Ancient Alien Origins

Ancient Alien Origins
IMDb: 4.1
67

Researchers discover that Aliens from another world assisted in the evolution of man and were the genesis of a very real bloodline that remains intact today. The Aliens left Earth…

Flood in the Desert

Flood in the Desert

Flood in the Desert
IMDb: 7.4
53

Explore the 1928 collapse of the St. Francis Dam, the second deadliest disaster in California history. A colossal engineering and human failure, the dam was built by William Mulholland, a…

Reach for the Sky

Reach for the Sky

Reach for the Sky
IMDb: 6.7
74

Danger. Reward. Adrenaline. Freeride mountain biking is synonymous with pushing the known boundaries of the sport. Cam Zink sits atop the Freeride world having won its most coveted titles, the…

Fish in a Barrel

Fish in a Barrel

Fish in a Barrel
IMDb: 4.1
87

Fish in a Barrel follows the money in the NRA, details the Russian influence scheme to help Trump win the 2016 election, and presents a compelling case for why the…

Sharks of Hawaii

Sharks of Hawaii

Sharks of Hawaii
IMDb: 7.3
54

Nearly 40 shark species live in the warm waters of Hawaii’s volcanic islands, including white tip reef sharks, Galapagos sharks and tiger sharks.

The Blinding of Isaac Woodard

The Blinding of Isaac Woodard

The Blinding of Isaac Woodard
IMDb: 7.9
112

In 1946, Isaac Woodard, a Black army sergeant on his way home to South Carolina after serving in WWII, was pulled from a bus for arguing with the driver. The…

Billy Graham

Billy Graham

Billy Graham
IMDb: 6.5
113

Explore the life of one of the best-known and most influential religious leaders of the 20th century. An international celebrity by age 30, he built a media empire, preached to…

Enhanced 2 the Max

Enhanced 2 the Max

Enhanced 2 the Max
IMDb: 6
N/A

Bodybuilder and entrepreneur Anthony Hughes, also known as Dr. Tony Huge, is a man on a mission to further human evolution through performance enhancing drugs that are labeled as dangerous…

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Prairie to Page

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Prairie to Page

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Prairie to Page
IMDb: 6.9
90

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Prairie to Page presents an unvarnished look at the unlikely author whose autobiographical fiction helped shape American ideas of the frontier and self-reliance. A Midwestern farm woman…

The Great Famine

The Great Famine

The Great Famine
IMDb: 7.3
52

When a devastating famine descended on Soviet Russia in 1921, it was the worst natural disaster in Europe since the Black Plague in the Middle Ages. Examine Herbert Hoover’s American…

Inside the Mind of a Cat

Inside the Mind of a Cat

Inside the Mind of a Cat
IMDb: N/A
67

Cat experts dive into the mind of the feline to reveal the true capabilities of the pouncing pet in this captivating and cuddly documentary.

Daiki Tsuneta: Tokyo Chaotic

Daiki Tsuneta: Tokyo Chaotic

Daiki Tsuneta: Tokyo Chaotic
IMDb: 7.5
89

This documentary follows King Gnu frontman Daiki Tsuneta as he works with his musical collective millennium parade on their genre melding track “2992”.

NWA & Eazy-E: The Kings of Compton

NWA & Eazy-E: The Kings of Compton

NWA & Eazy-E: The Kings of Compton
IMDb: 6
80

Documentary looking back at the West Coast group who invented gangster rap. The original lineup of N.W.A consisted of Dr Dre, Ice Cube and Eazy-E, all of whom went on…

For the Left Hand

For the Left Hand

For the Left Hand
IMDb: 7.2
74

At age 10, aspiring pianist Norman Malone is paralyzed on his right side after being attacked by his father. Over the next several decades he masters the left-hand repertoire in…

Genocide

Genocide

Genocide
IMDb: 7.3
90

The mass murder of Jewish people by the Nazi regime is chronicled, with a warning that anti-Semitism is on the rise and the events of the Holocaust could happen again….

Patti Smith: Electric Poet

Patti Smith: Electric Poet

Patti Smith: Electric Poet
IMDb: 6.8
54

At the age of 20, Patti Smith arrives in New York and upsets the codes of rock, poetry, and genre. She has become a living legend without ever leaving the…

The Public Image Is Rotten

The Public Image Is Rotten

The Public Image Is Rotten
IMDb: 7.2
103

British rock icon John Lydon and fellow bandmates recall the years they spent performing as Public Image Ltd.

Winnie

Winnie

Winnie
IMDb: 6
98

While her husband served a life sentence, paradoxically kept safe and morally uncontaminated, Winnie Mandela rode the raw violence of apartheid, fighting on the front line and underground. This is…

Belly of the Beast

Belly of the Beast

Belly of the Beast
IMDb: 7.2
82

When a courageous young woman and a radical lawyer discover a pattern of illegal involuntary sterilizations in California’s women’s prison system, they take to the courtroom to wage a near-impossible…

The Vanquishing of the Witch Baba Yaga

The Vanquishing of the Witch Baba Yaga

The Vanquishing of the Witch Baba Yaga
IMDb: 6.4
73

A descent into Eastern Europe’s haunted woodlands uncovers the secrets, fairy tales, and bloody histories that shape our understanding of man’s place in nature.

Spinning Plates

Spinning Plates

Spinning Plates
IMDb: 7.1
98

Spinning Plates is a documentary about three extraordinary restaurants and the incredible people who make them what they are. A cutting-edge restaurant named the seventh-best in the world whose chef…

Oliver Sacks: His Own Life

Oliver Sacks: His Own Life

Oliver Sacks: His Own Life
IMDb: 7.7
114

An exploration of the life and work of the legendary neurologist and storyteller, as he shares intimate details of his battles with drug addiction, homophobia, and a medical establishment that…

Cobra Mafia

Cobra Mafia

Cobra Mafia
IMDb: 6.9
44

The impressive firepower and fearsome reputation of the cobra family that rules the wilds of Africa and Asia.

Off the Rails

Off the Rails

Off the Rails
IMDb: 7.1
87

The remarkable true story of Darius McCollum, a man with Asperger’s syndrome whose overwhelming love of transit has landed him in jail 32 times for the criminal impersonation of NYC…

Cinema Novo

Cinema Novo

Cinema Novo
IMDb: 7.2
93

A deep investigation, in the way of a poetic essay, on one of the main Latin American movements in cinema, analyzed via the thoughts of its main authors, who invented,…

The World Beyond Silence

The World Beyond Silence

The World Beyond Silence
IMDb: 5.8
119

The pandemic has many faces. It has affected everyone across the world, but each of us in a different way. A collection of individual fates observed in fine detail. And…

He Dreams of Giants

He Dreams of Giants

He Dreams of Giants
IMDb: 7.1
83

15 years after “Lost in la Mancha”, Keith Fulton and Louis Pepe come back to follow Terry Gilliam’s new (successful) attempt at filming “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote”.

Trenches

Trenches

Trenches
IMDb: 6.5
85

In Donbas Ukraine, while precarious truces and ceasefires are negotiated far away by diplomats, Ukrainian soldiers fight against separatists supported by Russia. At an age when some are experiencing the…

The Village Detective: A Song Cycle

The Village Detective: A Song Cycle

The Village Detective: A Song Cycle
IMDb: 6.8
81

Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Iceland, July 9, 2016. The surprising discovery of a canister —containing four reels of The Village Detective (Деревенский детектив), a 1969 Soviet film—, caught…

1970

1970

1970
IMDb: 7.5
70

1970. Striking workers demonstrate in communist Poland to oppose price increases. In the offices of the dignitaries, tension and violent repression grew as the revolt intensified. By using stop motion…

Saura(s)

Saura(s)

Saura(s)
IMDb: 7.6
85

Carlos Saura, a living legend. Félix Viscarret, a director who wants to make a film portrait of the great master. He draws up a plan. He thinks it’s brilliant. He…

The Lost Boys of Bucks County

The Lost Boys of Bucks County

The Lost Boys of Bucks County
IMDb: 6.9
120

In 2017, the community of Bucks County, Pennsylvania is rocked when four young men vanish from their homes without a trace. A massive search effort soon uncovers the truth, and…

Cameraperson

Cameraperson

Cameraperson
IMDb: 7.4
102

As a visually radical memoir, CAMERAPERSON draws on the remarkable footage that filmmaker Kirsten Johnson has shot and reframes it in ways that illuminate moments and situations that have personally…

Mr. Landsbergis

Mr. Landsbergis

Mr. Landsbergis
IMDb: 8.7
246

This film about the Baltic nation of Lithuania from 1989 to 1991, when it broke away from the Soviet Union. This period of peaceful protests involving lots of singing came…

Little Girl

Little Girl

Little Girl
IMDb: 7.5
85

The touching portrait of eight-year-old Sasha, who questions her gender and in doing so, evokes the sometimes disturbing reactions of a society that is still invested in a biological boy-girl…

Korea: The Never-Ending War

Korea: The Never-Ending War

Korea: The Never-Ending War
IMDb: 7.7
114

Shedding new light on a geopolitical hot spot, the film — written and produced by John Maggio and narrated by Korean-American actor John Cho — confronts the myth of the…

On Broadway

On Broadway

On Broadway
IMDb: 7.4
84

An all-star cast tells the inside story of the Broadway theater, and how it came back from the brink thanks to innovative work, a new attention to inclusion and a…