With HBO Documentary Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Agents of Chaos (2020)
TV-MA | 239 min | Documentary, History
Was there Russian interference in the 2016 election? This two-part documentary directed by Emmy(R) and Academy Award(R) Winner Alex Gibney is a product of years of reporting on that ... See full summary »
Star: Andrew Weissmann
TV-14 | 279 min | Documentary, Crime
TV-14 | 119 min | Documentary
The story of Theranos, a multi-billion dollar tech company, its founder Elizabeth Holmes, the youngest self-made female billionaire, and the massive fraud that collapsed the company.
7. Mommy Dead and Dearest (2017)
TV-MA | 82 min | Documentary, Crime
In this documentary, the murder of Deedee Blanchard by her daughter Gypsey Rose is explored, as well as the circumstances leading up to the event.
8. There's Something Wrong with Aunt Diane (2011 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 101 min | Documentary
This documentary explores the depth behind the case of a woman whose vehicle collision killed numerous people, including herself. Was she really the reckless drunk, or the perfect suburban mother?
10. Showbiz Kids (2020)
TV-MA | 95 min | Documentary
A documentary about the highs and lows of children in show business, featuring interviews and examinations of the lives and careers of the most famous former child actors in the world.
11. Cobain: Montage of Heck (2015)
TV-MA | 145 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography
TV-MA | 95 min | Documentary
A look at the ongoing threat caused by the phenomenon of "fake news" in the U.S., focusing on the real-life consequences that disinformation, conspiracy theories and false news stories have on the average citizen.
13. Beware the Slenderman (2016)
TV-14 | 114 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
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.
15. Inside Deep Throat (2005)
NC-17 | 89 min | Documentary, Biography, History
An examination of the infamous pornographic film Deep Throat (1972), covering aspects from the film's creation to its cultural impact.
Votes: 6,450 | Gross: $0.65M
A never-before-seen look at the killings of at least 30 African-American children and young adults that occurred over a two-year period in the Georgia capital.
21. Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind (2020 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 100 min | Documentary
Exploring Natalie Wood's life and career through the unique perspective of her daughter, Natasha Gregson Wagner, and others who knew her best.
22. Spielberg (2017 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 147 min | Documentary, Biography
A documentary on Steven Spielberg, filmmaker. Includes interviews with relatives, film critics, peers and people who have worked with him.
25. Public Speaking (2010)
84 min | Documentary
A feature-length documentary starring Fran Lebowitz, a writer known for her unique take on modern life. The film weaves together extemporaneous monologues with archival footage and the ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,577 | Gross: $0.06M
27. By the People: The Election of Barack Obama (2009)
116 min | Documentary
Nearly a year before Barack Obama announced his candidacy for the presidency, two filmmakers began to roll cameras on the young senator. Over the next 19 months, across the USA, the daily events of the presidential campaign are chronicled.
28. Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory (2011)
Not Rated | 121 min | Documentary, Crime
A further followup of the case of the West Memphis Three and the decades long fight to exonerate them that finally gained traction with new DNA evidence.
TV-14 | 91 min | Documentary
Finnish hacker and election expert Harri Hursti investigates election-related hacks, uncovering just how unprotected voting systems really are.
31. Murder on Middle Beach (2020– )
Documentary, Crime | Completed
A young man is determined to solve an unspeakable crime and absolve the people he loves, while looking for answers within his fractured family and community.
32. Nanking (2007)
R | 88 min | Biography, History, War
Through readings of historical account by actors and the testimony of survivors, the events of the Nanjing Massacre are recounted.
Votes: 3,347 | Gross: $0.16M
34. Love, Marilyn (2012)
Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, Biography
Modern day celebrities interpret excerpts from memoirs written by people who knew Marilyn Monroe as well as her recently discovered personal journals and letters.
TV-14 | 106 min | Documentary
Alex Gibney explores the charged issue of pedophilia in the Catholic Church, following a trail from the first known protest against clerical sexual abuse in the United States and all the way to the Vatican.
36. Have You Seen Andy? (2003 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary
"Have You Seen Andy?" is the personal story of a childhood friendship abruptly ended by the tragic abduction of a young boy. On a hot summer day in August 1976, ten year-old Andy Puglisi ... See full summary »
Director: Melanie Perkins
37. Tales of the Grim Sleeper (2014)
TV-MA | 110 min | Documentary, Crime
Nick Broomfield digs into the case of the notorious serial killer known as the Grim Sleeper, who terrorized South Central Los Angeles over a span of twenty-five years.
38. Bobby Fischer Against the World (2011)
TV-14 | 93 min | Documentary, Biography, History
'Bobby Fischer Against the World' is a documentary feature exploring the tragic and bizarre life of the late chess master Bobby Fischer. The drama of Bobby Fischer's career was undeniable, ... See full summary »
40. Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present (2012)
Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A documentary that follows the Serbian performance artist as she prepares for a retrospective of her work at The Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Votes: 5,761 | Gross: $0.09M
41. The Tickle King (2017)
TV-MA | 20 min | Documentary, Short
This follow-up to 'Tickled' features new footage documenting the bizarre and unsettling things that happen to the filmmakers.
44. Bright Lights (2016 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 95 min | Documentary
An intimate portrait of actress Debbie Reynolds and her relationship with her beloved children, Carrie and Todd.
TV-MA | 102 min | Documentary
A look at how Alabama attorney Bryan Stevenson struggles to create more fairness in the legal system.
47. Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn (2020 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 100 min | Documentary, Crime
A look at the events surrounding the murder of Yusuf Hawkins, a black teenager in Brooklyn, who was killed in by a group of white youths.
48. Sergio (2009)
Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, Biography
A look at the life and work of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Sergio Vieira de Mello, and the rescue operation when he was trapped and injured by a bomb explosion at UN headquarters in Baghdad.
50. Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures (2016)
TV-MA | 108 min | Documentary, Biography
An examination of the life and work of the revered and controversial photographer Robert Mapplethorpe.