Documentary Movies
Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood

Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood

Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood
IMDb: 6.8
98 min

A deliciously scandalous portrait of unsung Hollywood legend Scotty Bowers, whose bestselling memoir chronicled his decades spent as sexual procurer to the stars.

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Genre: Documentary
Generation Wealth

Generation Wealth

Generation Wealth
IMDb: N/A
N/A

Over the past 25 years, Lauren Greenfield’s documentary photography and film projects have explored youth culture, gender, body image, and affluence. In this fascinating meld of career retrospective and film…

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Genre: Documentary
The Life and Mind of Mark DeFriest

The Life and Mind of Mark DeFriest

The Life and Mind of Mark DeFriest
IMDb: 7.3
92 min

When a legendary escape artist comes up for parole after 30 years behind bars, a chance for freedom must be weighed against his infamous past.

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The Jones Family Will Make a Way

The Jones Family Will Make a Way

The Jones Family Will Make a Way
IMDb: 8.9
91 min

For 30 years, Bishop Fred Jones and his family have performed on the southern gospel circuit, largely unseen by those outside the Pentecostal faith. When the Bishop, despite objections from…

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Genre: Documentary
That Gal…Who Was in That Thing: That Guy 2

That Gal…Who Was in That Thing: That Guy 2

That Gal…Who Was in That Thing: That Guy 2
IMDb: 7.4
80 min

That Gal…Who was in That Thing: That Guy 2

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Genre: Documentary
Sweaty Betty

Sweaty Betty

Sweaty Betty
IMDb: 5.5
94 min

On the border of Washington DC, two stories of big dreams take place – a family is determined to turn their 1000 pound pig into the Redskins’ football team mascot,…

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Genre: Documentary
Sneakerheadz

Sneakerheadz

Sneakerheadz
IMDb: 6.4
73 min

To Rock or Stock? That is the question. Sneakerheads will do almost anything to get their hands on a unique pair of kicks, going to such extreme lengths as hiding…

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Genre: Documentary
Seymour: An Introduction

Seymour: An Introduction

Seymour: An Introduction
IMDb: 7.5
84 min

Ethan Hawke directs this intimate documentary portrait of classical pianist, composer, author, teacher and sage Seymour Bernstein.

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Genre: Documentary
Sailing a Sinking Sea

Sailing a Sinking Sea

Sailing a Sinking Sea
IMDb: 7.8
65 min

Sailing a Sinking Sea is a feature-length experimental documentary exploring the culture of the Moken people of Burma and Thailand. The Moken are seafaring people and one of the smallest…

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Genre: Documentary
Peace Officer

Peace Officer

Peace Officer
IMDb: 7.5
105 min

Peace Officer is a documentary about the increasingly militarized state of American police as told through the story of Dub Lawrence, a former sheriff who established his rural state’s first…

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Genre: Documentary
Kansas: Miracles Out Of Nowhere

Kansas: Miracles Out Of Nowhere

Kansas: Miracles Out Of Nowhere
IMDb: 8.0
78 min

2014 marked the 40th Anniversary of KANSAS! The classic lineup reunited, for the first time in more than 30 years, to relive the incredible, untold story of one of the…

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Mavis!

Mavis!

Mavis!
IMDb: 7.4
80 min

A look at the life and music of legendary singer and civil rights activist, Mavis Staples.

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It’s Me, Hilary: The Man Who Drew Eloise

It’s Me, Hilary: The Man Who Drew Eloise

It’s Me, Hilary: The Man Who Drew Eloise
IMDb: 5.9
36 min

This portrait of Hilary Knight, the artist behind the iconic Eloise books, sees him reflecting on his life as an illustrator and his relationship to his most successful work.

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Genre: Documentary
Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief
IMDb: 8.0
119 min

Going Clear intimately profiles eight former members of the Church of Scientology, shining a light on how they attract true believers and the things they do in the name of…

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Genre: Documentary
Gameloading: Rise of the Indies

Gameloading: Rise of the Indies

Gameloading: Rise of the Indies
IMDb: 5.1
92 min

GameLoading Rise of the Indies is a feature documentary exploring the world of indie game developers, their craft, their games, their dreams, and how they have forever changed the landscape…

Genre: Documentary
Frame by Frame

Frame by Frame

Frame by Frame
IMDb: 8.2
85 min

When the Taliban ruled Afghanistan, taking a photo was a crime. After the regime fell from power in 2001, a fledgling free press emerged and a photography revolution was born….

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Genre: Documentary
Earth’s Golden Playground

Earth’s Golden Playground

Earth’s Golden Playground
IMDb: 4.0
106 min

Since the first Gold Rush in the late 1890s the Yukon with its legendary Klondike Gold Fields has been known as a remote country shrouded in mystery. A lesser-known fact…

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Genre: Documentary
Champs

Champs

Champs
IMDb: 7.3
85 min

A documentary about the sport of boxing, as seen through the eyes of champions Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield and Bernard Hopkins.

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Genre: Documentary
Can’t Stand Losing You: Surviving The Police

Can’t Stand Losing You: Surviving The Police

Can’t Stand Losing You: Surviving The Police
IMDb: 6.8
79 min

Based on the acclaimed memoir by renowned guitarist Andy Summers, Can’t Stand Losing You: Surviving The Police follows Summers’ journey from his early days in the psychedelic ‘60s music scene,…

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Genre: Documentary
An Honest Liar

An Honest Liar

An Honest Liar
IMDb: 7.5
90 min

An Honest Liar tells the incredible story of the world-famous magician, escape artist, and world-renowned enemy of deception, James ‘The Amazing’ Randi. The film brings to life Randi’s intricate investigations…

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A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story

A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story

A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story
IMDb: N/A
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A documentary following the inspiring journey of 25 yr old, 58 pound Lizzie from cyber-bullying victim to anti-bullying activist

Genre: Documentary
The Hunting Ground

The Hunting Ground

The Hunting Ground
IMDb: 7.4
103 min

From the makers of The Invisible War comes a startling expose of rape crimes on US campuses, their institutional cover-ups, and the devastating toll they take on students and their…

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Genre: Documentary
Still Dreaming

Still Dreaming

Still Dreaming
IMDb: 9.4
93 min

Once a star on Broadway, always a star – at least that is what a group of feisty, humorous, and inspirational actors think as they embark on a journey to…

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Genre: Documentary
My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn

My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn

My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn
IMDb: 6.5
58 min

A documentary directed by Winding Refn’s wife, Liv Corfixen, and it follows the Danish-born filmmaker during the making of his 2013 film Only God Forgives.

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Genre: Documentary
Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine

Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine

Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine
IMDb: 7.5
89 min

An intimate portrait of Matthew Shepard, the gay young man murdered in one of the most notorious hate crimes in U.S. history. Framed through a personal lens, it’s the story…

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Kung Fu Elliot

Kung Fu Elliot

Kung Fu Elliot
IMDb: 6.5
81 min

The bizarre story of Elliot “White Lightning” Scott, who plans on becoming Canada’s first action hero with his low-budget karate epic, Blood Fight. This surreal documentary captures two years in…

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Humpback Whales

Humpback Whales

Humpback Whales
IMDb: 7.1
40 min

Humpback Whales takes audiences to Alaska, Hawaii and the Kingdom of Tonga for a close-up look at how these whales communicate, sing, feed, play and take care of their young….

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Genre: Documentary
Because I Was a Painter

Because I Was a Painter

Because I Was a Painter
IMDb: 6.4
104 min

Because I Was a Painter

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Genre: Documentary
Wrestling with Satan

Wrestling with Satan

Wrestling with Satan
IMDb: N/A
85 min

From deep in the heart of Texas, the Christian Wrestling Federation packs up their ring and hits the road for small towns across America, saving souls with a Bible-thumping wrestling…

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Genre: Documentary
Whitney: Can I Be Me

Whitney: Can I Be Me

Whitney: Can I Be Me
IMDb: 6.6
105 min

The life and tragic death of Whitney Houston.

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The Russian Woodpecker

The Russian Woodpecker

The Russian Woodpecker
IMDb: 6.9
80 min

As his country is gripped by revolution and war, a Ukrainian victim of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster discovers a dark secret and must decide whether to risk his life and…

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Patterns of Evidence: The Exodus

Patterns of Evidence: The Exodus

Patterns of Evidence: The Exodus
IMDb: 7.4
115 min

A debate rages over the credibility of the Bible. Most archaeologists today have concluded that there’s no evidence that the Exodus of Israelite slaves from Egypt ever happened. Filmmaker Timothy…

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Genre: Documentary
Manny

Manny

Manny
IMDb: 7.2
88 min

From abject poverty to becoming a ten-time boxing world champion, congressman, and international icon, Manny Pacquiao is the true definition of a Cinderella story. In the Philippines, he first entered…

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Equal Means Equal

Equal Means Equal

Equal Means Equal
IMDb: 6.4
93 min

An unflinching look at how women are treated in the USA today examining issues such as workplace harassment, domestic violence, rape and sexual assault. It shows how discriminatory attitudes still…

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Genre: Documentary
Above and Beyond

Above and Beyond

Above and Beyond
IMDb: 7.8
90 min

In 1948, a group of World War II pilots volunteered to fight for Israel in the War of Independence.

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What Difference Does It Make?

What Difference Does It Make?

What Difference Does It Make?
IMDb: 7.4
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A documentary that explores the challenges that a life in music can bring.

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The Vanquishing of the Witch Baba Yaga

The Vanquishing of the Witch Baba Yaga

The Vanquishing of the Witch Baba Yaga
IMDb: 6.6
73 min

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.

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Genre: Documentary
The Collective Evolution III: The Shift

The Collective Evolution III: The Shift

The Collective Evolution III: The Shift
IMDb: 7.5
84 min

The Collective Evolution III is a powerful documentary that explores a revolutionary shift affecting every aspect of our planet. As the shift hits the fan, people are becoming more aware…

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Kids for Cash

Kids for Cash

Kids for Cash
IMDb: 7.1
102 min

A look into the judicial scandal that rocked the nation.

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Joy of Man’s Desiring

Joy of Man’s Desiring

Joy of Man’s Desiring
IMDb: 6.4
70 min

Que ta joie demeure is not a documentary about being a slave to the machine, alienation, dehumanisation or exploitation. Sound and image, editing and dramatic structure are merely employed to…

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Genre: Documentary