Top 50 Documentary Movies and TV Shows
7. Apollo 11 (2019)
G | 93 min | Documentary, History
A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilots Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins.
Votes: 10,198 | Gross: $9.04M
9. Hard Knocks (2001– )
55 min | Documentary, Reality-TV, Sport
Hard Knocks is a reality sports documentary produced by the NFL and HBO. Each season the show follows an NFL team during training camp in preparation for the upcoming season.
10. Fantasy Flirt (2017–2018)
TV-MA | 25 min | Documentary, Reality-TV
A high energy mix of the newest and sexiest girls to pose for Playboy. Models share their turn-ons, fantasies and secret desires while taking it all off for the cameras.
11. The Food That Built America (2019)
Food will tell the unknown stories of innovation and rivalries behind food industry tycoons Milton Hershey, John and Will Kellogg, Henry Heinz, C.W. Post, the McDonald brothers and more.
12. Diego Maradona (2019)
130 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
Constructed from over 500 hours of never-before-seen footage, this documentary centers on the career of celebrated football player Diego Armando Maradona, who played for S.S.C. Napoli in the 1980s.
14. Woodstock (2019 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary, History
In August 1969, 500,000 people gathered at a farm in upstate New York. What happened there was far more than just a concert. Woodstock tells the story of a legendary event that defined a ... See full summary »
Votes: 518 | Gross: $0.08M
16. One Child Nation (2019)
R | 85 min | Documentary, History
After becoming a mother, a filmmaker uncovers the untold history of China's one-child policy and the generations of parents and children forever shaped by this social experiment.
Votes: 248 | Gross: $0.08M
18. Screwball (2018)
105 min | Documentary
Billy Corben's true-crime dramedy investigates the MLB's infamous doping scandal involving a nefarious clinician and his most famous client: the New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez.
Votes: 472 | Gross: $0.01M
19. Our Planet (2019)
TV-G | 403 min | Documentary
Documentary series focusing on the breadth of the diversity of habitats around the world, from the remote Arctic wilderness and mysterious deep oceans to the vast landscapes of Africa and diverse jungles of South America.
Star: David Attenborough
21. Happy Jail (2019– )
The Philippine jail known for a viral Michael Jackson dance video comes under the management of an ex-convict, sparking controversy and criticism.
23. Maiden (2018)
PG | 97 min | Documentary, Sport
The story of Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook on charter boats, who became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989.
Votes: 407 | Gross: $2.37M
25. The Amazing Johnathan Documentary (2019)
91 min | Documentary
What begins as a documentary following the final tour of a dying magician - "The Amazing Johnathan" - becomes an unexpected and increasingly bizarre journey as the filmmaker struggles to separate truth from illusion.
26. Scary Stories (2019)
84 min | Documentary
A documentary about children's horror classic Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. It includes the author's family, scholars, folklorists, artists, and children's book authors such as R.L. Stine, Q.L. Pearce, and more.
27. Enter the Anime (2019)
58 min | Documentary
It is a documentary aimed at newcomers to anime, and follows anime newbie, Alex Burunova, as she dives into the mysterious world of the genre. The documentary features some of the biggest ... See full summary »
TV-MA | 3 min | Documentary, Short
An inside look at the making of American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace.
30. Fahrenheit 11/9 (2018)
R | 128 min | Documentary
Votes: 12,916 | Gross: $6.35M
32. Hot Girls Wanted (2015)
84 min | Documentary
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.
33. QB1: Beyond the Lights (2017– )
35 min | Documentary, Sport
Follows three high school quarterbacks from different backgrounds, playing in different environments as they face immense pressure and similar challenges in trying to be successful high school quarterbacks.
35. Bob Lazar: Area 51 & Flying Saucers (2018)
Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary
In 1989, physicist Bob Lazar broke the story of Area 51 and the US government's work on alien spacecrafts. He blew the whistle, shocked the world, then went silent - until now.
36. Amazing Grace (2018)
G | 89 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary presenting Aretha Franklin with choir at the New Bethel Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972.
Votes: 1,169 | Gross: $4.45M
37. Planet Earth (2006)
TV-PG | 538 min | Documentary
Emmy Award-winning, 11 episodes, five years in the making, the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC, and the first to be filmed in high definition.
38. Making a Murderer (2015– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Crime
Filmed over a 10-year period, Steven Avery, a DNA exoneree who, while in the midst of exposing corruption in local law enforcement, finds himself the prime suspect in a grisly new crime.
39. Ghost Hunters (2004– )
60 min | Documentary
This one-hour weekly docu-soap from the creator/executive producer of "American Chopper" follows a group of real-life paranormal researchers as they investigate haunted houses throughout ... See full summary »
40. Nathan for You (2013–2017)
TV-14 | 30 min | Documentary, Comedy
Nathan Fielder uses his business degree and life experiences to help real small businesses turn a profit. But because of his unorthodox approach, Nathan's genuine efforts to do good often draw real people into an experience far beyond what they signed up for.
TV-14 | 5 min | Documentary, Short
Inside the series of the same name.
44. Honeyland (2019)
87 min | Documentary, Drama
The last female beehunter in Europe must save the bees and return the natural balance in Honeyland, when a family of nomadic beekeepers invade her land and threaten her livelihood. This ... See full summary »
Votes: 367 | Gross: $0.24M