Top 50 Documentary Movies and TV Shows
2. What Is a Woman? (2022)
95 min | Documentary
Political commentator Matt Walsh explores the changing concepts of sex and gender in the digital age, particularly the transgender rights movement, transphobia, and what it means to be a woman.
4. 2000 Mules (2022)
89 min | Documentary
A documentary film which exposes widespread, coordinated voter fraud in the 2020 election, sufficient to change the overall outcome.
TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary, Crime
Conspiracy. Fraud. Violence. Murder. What starts out virtual can get real all too quickly--and when the web is worldwide, so are the consequences.
7. Mind Over Murder (2022)
TV-MA | 331 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
Chronicles the bizarre and psychologically complex story of six individuals who were convicted for the 1985 murder of a beloved 68- year-old grandmother, Helen Wilson, in Beatrice, Nebraska.
12. Halftime (2022)
TV-MA | 95 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Global superstar Jennifer Lopez reflects on her multifaceted career and the pressure of life in the spotlight in this intimate documentary.
17. The Janes (2022)
101 min | Documentary
Police arrested seven women who were part of a clandestine network. Using code names, blindfolds and safe houses, they built an underground service for women seeking safe, affordable, illegal abortions calling themselves JANE.
19. The Beatles: Get Back (2021)
PG-13 | 468 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Documentary about the music group The Beatles featuring in-studio footage that was shot in early 1969 for the 1970 feature film 'Let It Be.'
22. Our Father (III) (2022)
TV-MA | 97 min | Documentary, Crime
After a woman's at-home DNA test reveals multiple half-siblings, she discovers a shocking scheme involving donor sperm and a popular fertility doctor.
23. Endangered (II) (2022)
TV-MA | 90 min | Documentary
An investigation of threats against journalists in the United States and internationally, from intimidation to physical violence.
26. The Long Road to War (2018)
117 min | Documentary
A month after the assassination of the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne begins the First World War. But this stake had been prepared decades before.
27. 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.
Jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy (2022)
Act II: Purpose
Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Music
Kanye hustles to establish his voice at the label. When a car crash and broken jaw threaten it all, the unstoppable artist turns pain into platinum.
33. The Rescue (2021)
PG | 107 min | Documentary, Action, Mystery
A chronicle of the enthralling, against-all-odds story that transfixed the world in 2018: the daring rescue of twelve boys and their coach from deep inside a flooded cave in Northern Thailand.
38. The Tinder Swindler (2022)
TV-MA | 114 min | Documentary, Crime
Posing as a wealthy, jet-setting diamond mogul, he wooed women online, then conned them out of millions of dollars. Now some victims plan for payback.
40. The Princess (II) (2022)
109 min | Documentary, Biography
Princess Diana's story is told exclusively through contemporaneous archive creating a bold and immersive narrative of her life and death. It also illuminates how the public's attitude to the monarchy was, and still is.
41. Love on the Spectrum (2019– )
TV-14 | 45 min | Documentary, Reality-TV, Romance
A documentary series following young adults on the autism spectrum as they explore the unpredictable world of love, dating and relationships.
44. Hot Girls Wanted (2015)
TV-MA | 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.
45. Flee (2021)
PG-13 | 89 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography
FLEE tells the extraordinary true story of a man, Amin, on the verge of marriage which compels him to reveal his hidden past for the first time.
47. Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain (2021)
R | 119 min | Documentary
A documentary about Anthony Bourdain and his career as a chef, writer and host, revered and renowned for his authentic approach to food, culture and travel.
49. Wild Wild Country (2018)
TV-MA | 403 min | Documentary, Crime
When Osho, the world's most controversial guru, builds an Utopian city deep in the Oregon country, conflict with the locals escalates into a national scandal.