Top Docs (2016-2020)by christian94 | created - 15 May 2017 | updated - 1 week ago | Public
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2. Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes (2018)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, History, Music
A revelatory, thrilling and emotional journey behind the scenes of Blue Note Records, the pioneering label that gave voice to some of the finest jazz artists of the 20th and 21st centuries.
3. The Edge of Democracy (2019)
TV-14 | 121 min | Documentary, History
Political documentary and personal memoir collide in this exploration into the complex truth behind the unraveling of two Brazilian presidencies.
5. Our Planet: Behind the Scenes (2019 TV Movie)
TV-G | 63 min | Documentary
Behind the Scenes look at the hardships and drama of capturing footage from Our Planet.
6. I Am Not Your Negro (2016)
PG-13 | 93 min | Documentary, History
Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House.
Votes: 20,522 | Gross: $7.12M
7. Before the Flood (2016)
PG | 96 min | Documentary, News
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.
9. Fahrenheit 11/9 (2018)
R | 128 min | Documentary
Votes: 18,432 | Gross: $6.35M
10. MARS: Inside SpaceX (2018 TV Movie)
46 min | Documentary
MARS: Inside SpaceX will go inside SpaceX's plan to get humanity to Mars, providing an unprecedented glimpse into one of the world's most revolutionary companies. Filmed over the course of ... See full summary »
13. Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation (2018)
Not Rated | 55 min | Documentary
Volcanoes are responsible for creating the conditions for life to flourish on Earth, but they unpredictably still create through destruction. An adventurous photographer attempts a descent into a fiery crater.
63 min | Documentary
The explosive growth of the bottled water industry has driven corporations to dip into public water supplies and left vulnerable citizens thirsty.
16. Unnatural Selection (2019– )
TV-MA | 66 min | Documentary
DNA, the very essence of life, can now be altered. Not only by Harvard geneticists and multi-billion dollar corporations, but also by renegade biohackers working out of their garages.
17. One Child Nation (2019)
R | 83 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: 5,357 | Gross: $0.18M
20. Coronavirus Explained (2020 TV Movie)
In 2020, the world changed. This topical series examines the coronavirus pandemic, the efforts to combat it and ways to manage its mental health toll.
23. Capital in the Twenty-First Century (2019)
103 min | Documentary
Adapting one of the most groundbreaking and powerful books of our time, Capital in the 21st Century is an eye-opening journey through wealth and power, that breaks the popular assumption ... See full summary »
25. Cries from Syria (2017)
TV-MA | 111 min | Documentary, Drama
CRIES FROM SYRIA is a searing, comprehensive account of a brutal five-year conflict from the inside out, drawing on hundreds of hours of war footage from Syrian activists and citizen ... See full summary »
29. Pornocratie: Les nouvelles multinationales du sexe (2017 TV Movie)
77 min | Documentary
The wonders of internet has made the shady industry of pornography rich, but is now in death cramps due to the piracy ruining the market, and forcing the participants to perform more extreme sex.
30. Netflix vs. the World (2019)
Not Rated | 104 min | Documentary
The story of how a tiny, broke Silicon Valley startup slew giants of the movie rental world, warded off Amazon and forced movie making and distribution into the digital age.
31. Tell Me Who I Am (2019)
TV-MA | 86 min | Documentary, Drama, Mystery
After losing his memory in an accident, Alex Lewis trusts his twin brother, Marcus, to tell him about his past only to discover that he's hiding a dark secret about their childhood.
32. Resistance Is Life (2017)
PG | 73 min | Documentary
From a refugee camp on the Turkish-Syrian border, an 8-year-old girl named Evlin characterizes the resilience of her hometown of Kobane against ISIS militants. In the midst of the tragic war in Syria, Evlin's story provides hope.
34. The Millennial Dream (2016)
45 min | Documentary
The American Dream Is the cultural motif that has inspired North America for the last century. Work hard, save, sacrifice and you will get ahead. America offers the freedom of upward ... See full summary »
35. Gleason (2016)
R | 110 min | Documentary
After he is diagnosed with ALS, former professional football player Steve Gleason begins making a video diary for his unborn son, as he, his wife, and their friends and family work to raise money for ALS patients as his disease progresses.
Votes: 2,688 | Gross: $0.58M
38. Gravity and Me: The Force That Shapes Our Lives (2017 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 90 min | Documentary
Professor Jim Al-Khalili investigates the science of gravity, recreating ground-breaking scientific experiments including the moment when Galileo first discovered how to measure gravity.
39. After Porn Ends 3 (2018)
TV-MA | 86 min | Documentary
After Porn Ends 3 continues to explore whether a career as an adult performer is inherently damaging to the balance of a performer's life once retired.
41. Rewind (III) (2019)
86 min | Documentary, Drama
Digging through the vast collection of his father's home videos, a young man reconstructs the unthinkable story of his boyhood and exposes vile abuse passed through generations.
43. Chasing Coral (2017)
93 min | Documentary
Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world.
44. School Life (2016)
PG-13 | 99 min | Documentary
Long careers are drawing to a close for John and Amanda, who teach Latin, English, and guitar at a stately home-turned-school, where they are legends with a mantra: "Reading. 'Rithmetic. Rock 'n' roll!" But leaving is the hardest lesson.
Votes: 250 | Gross: $0.04M
45. Sticky: A (Self) Love Story (2016)
TV-MA | 72 min | Documentary, Comedy
"Sticky" is everything your mother was too embarrassed to tell you about masturbation, in one stimulating documentary. Full of candid interviews from celebrated figures to everyday people, ... See full summary »
46. Fire at Sea (2016)
114 min | Documentary