Documentary Movies
America’s Test Kitchen

America’s Test Kitchen

America’s Test Kitchen
TMDb: 8
25 min

Equipment reviews, taste tests, and recipes from the test kitchen to the home cook. A team of test cooks that viewers have come to love and trust deconstruct recipes and…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
The Forbidden

The Forbidden

The Forbidden
IMDb: 4.5
66

This documentary explores assorted “forbidden” topics from all over the world. Among the subjects depicted herein are a racy TV commercial for a female martial arts school, rowdy teenagers protesting…

Genre: Documentary
30 Days

30 Days

30 Days
TMDb: 7.364
60,45 min

30 Days is a reality television show on the FX cable network in the United States, created and hosted by Morgan Spurlock. In each episode, Spurlock, or some other person…

Status: Ended
Genre: Documentary
Beyond the Mat

Beyond the Mat

Beyond the Mat
IMDb: 7.6
102

Beyond the Mat is a 1999 professional wrestling documentary, directed by Barry W. Blaustein. The movie focuses on the lives of professional wrestlers outside of the ring, especially Mick Foley,…

Genre: Documentary
Masterminds

Masterminds

Masterminds
TMDb: 10
N/A

Masterminds was a true crime documentary television series produced in Canada with truTV. As of February 2011, the program is broadcast on History Television and Global TV in Canada and…

Status: Ended
Genre: Documentary
The Century of the Self

The Century of the Self

The Century of the Self
TMDb: 8.462
58 min

The legacy of famed psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud informs the lives of people throughout the world even to this day, though it’s a phenomenon to which most are unaware. The film…

Status: Ended
Who Do You Think You Are?

Who Do You Think You Are?

Who Do You Think You Are?
TMDb: 6.8
60 min

A British genealogy documentary series in which celebrities trace their ancestry, discovering secrets and surprises from their past.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Town Bloody Hall

Town Bloody Hall

Town Bloody Hall
IMDb: 7.3
88

Norman Mailer and a panel of feminists — Jacqueline Ceballos, Germaine Greer, Jill Johnston, and Diana Trilling — debate the issue of Women’s Liberation.

Genre: Documentary
Snapped

Snapped

Snapped
TMDb: 8.2
43 min

The fascinating cases of every day, seemingly average moms, wives and girlfriends accused of murder. Did they really do it? And if so, why?

Status: Returning Series
Cold Case Files

Cold Case Files

Cold Case Files
TMDb: 8.5
60 min

Explore compelling cases that have gone cold for years, chronicling the journeys of the detectives who reopened them. The detectives relive the events of the crimes, reveal new twists and…

Status: Ended
The First 48

The First 48

The First 48
TMDb: 8.1
45 min

The First 48 follows detectives from around the country during these first critical hours as they race against time to find the suspect. Gritty and fast-paced, it takes viewers behind…

Status: Returning Series
Broadway: The American Musical

Broadway: The American Musical

Broadway: The American Musical
TMDb: 7.8
N/A

This six part documentary miniseries presents the evolution of the Broadway musical from its inception in 1893 to current day 2004. It presents those influential players both on stage and…

Status: Ended
Genre: Documentary
Grand Designs

Grand Designs

Grand Designs
TMDb: 7.647
45 min

British television series which features unusual and often elaborate architectural homebuilding projects.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
F2: Forensic Factor

F2: Forensic Factor

F2: Forensic Factor
IMDb: N/A
60 min

Forensic Factor is a Canadian television series, which airs on Discovery Channel Canada and Sun TV. The series is a documentary look at forensic techniques and their application in crime-solving….

Status: Ended
Genre: Documentary
Dr. 90210

Dr. 90210

Dr. 90210
TMDb: 5
36 min

Dr. 90210 is an American reality television series focusing on plastic surgery in the wealthy suburb of Beverly Hills in Los Angeles, Southern California. The series began its run in…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Grass

Grass

Grass
IMDb: 7.2
80

Marijuana is the most controversial drug of the 20th Century. Smoked by generations to little discernible ill effect, it continues to be reviled by many governments on Earth. In this…

Genre: Documentary
Animal Cops: Houston

Animal Cops: Houston

Animal Cops: Houston
TMDb: 9.6
45 min

The dedicated team at the Houston Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, a private charity, responds to a variety of distress calls involving an average of more than…

Status: Returning Series
Wild West Tech

Wild West Tech

Wild West Tech
IMDb: N/A
60 min

Wild West Tech is a program that aired on The History Channel in the United States that aired from 2003 to 2005. The show was originally hosted by Keith Carradine,…

Status: Ended
Genre: Documentary
Australian Story

Australian Story

Australian Story
TMDb: 3.7
30 min

Putting the “real” back into reality television, Australian Story is an award-winning documentary series with no narrator and no agendas — just authentic stories told entirely in people’s own words.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary, News
Derren Brown: Trick of the Mind

Derren Brown: Trick of the Mind

Derren Brown: Trick of the Mind
TMDb: 8.5
30 min

Derren Brown is a unique force in the world of illusion – he can seemingly predict and control human behaviour. He doesn’t claim to be a mind-reader, instead he describes…

Status: Ended
Genre: Documentary
Long Way Round

Long Way Round

Long Way Round
TMDb: 8.479
60 min

In 2004 Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman embarked on an epic challenge to bike 20,000-miles across 12 countries and 19 time zones in just 115 days. Watch as two friends…

Status: Ended
Genre: Documentary
Brasilia, Contradictions of a New City

Brasilia, Contradictions of a New City

Brasilia, Contradictions of a New City
IMDb: 7.5
24

In 1967, de Andrade was invited by the Italian company Olivetti to produce a documentary on the new Brazilian capital city of Brasília. Constructed during the latter half of the…

Genre: Documentary
Wisconsin Death Trip

Wisconsin Death Trip

Wisconsin Death Trip
IMDb: 6.6
76

Wisconsin Death Trip is an intimate, shocking and sometimes hilarious account of the disasters that befell one small town in Wisconsin during the final decade of the 19th century. The…

Britain’s Best Sitcom

Britain’s Best Sitcom

Britain’s Best Sitcom
IMDb: N/A
N/A

Britain’s Best Sitcom was a poll conducted in 2004 by the BBC, to identify the United Kingdom’s best sitcom. Viewers were asked to vote for their favourite by phone, text…

Status: Ended
The Staircase (2004)

The Staircase (2004)

The Staircase (2004)
TMDb: 7.587
49 min

Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker, Jean-Xavier de Lestrade, presents a gripping courtroom thriller, offering a rare and revealing inside look at a high-profile murder trial. In 2001, author Michael Peterson was…

Status: Ended
Warrior Women with Lucy Lawless

Warrior Women with Lucy Lawless

Warrior Women with Lucy Lawless
TMDb: 10
N/A

History of women warriors narrated by Lucy Lawless. Stories include, Grâce O’Malley, Boudica and Lozen.

Status: Ended
Genre: Documentary
Bye Bye Africa

Bye Bye Africa

Bye Bye Africa
IMDb: 6.5
86

A Chadian film director who lives and works in France (Haroun) returns home upon the death of his mother. He is shocked at the degraded state of the country and…

Searching for Tadzio

Searching for Tadzio

Searching for Tadzio
IMDb: 6.4
30

An account of Italian film director Luchino Visconti’s travels in search for a young actor to portray the role of Tadzio in his 1971 adaptation of Thomas Mann’s novella Death…

Genre: Documentary
Mayday

Mayday

Mayday
TMDb: 8.3
46 min

Major real-life air disasters are depicted in this series. Each episode features a detailed dramatized reconstruction of the incident based on cockpit voice recorders and air traffic control transcripts, as…

Status: Returning Series
A Modern Coed

A Modern Coed

A Modern Coed
IMDb: 5.7
13

Eric Rohmer directs this short documentary that narrates the presence of women in French universities as of the time of its release — 1966. During the film’s short run, the…

Genre: Documentary
Titanic: End of an Era

Titanic: End of an Era

Titanic: End of an Era
IMDb: 5.3
60

The Twentieth Century swept in on a tide of Progress – with great advances in communications and transport. Society was still class-ridden, and at that time, Britain was still building…

Genre: Documentary
Titanic: Echoes of Titanic

Titanic: Echoes of Titanic

Titanic: Echoes of Titanic
IMDb: 5.5
55

A fascinating collection of interviews, recollections and documentary information about the fateful maiden voyage of the Titanic, and how it touched people’s lives. Investigates the contemporary importance of the story…

Genre: Documentary
On Pascal

On Pascal

On Pascal
IMDb: 6
22

An episode of the educational TV series “En profil dans le texte” directed by Rohmer, on the French philosopher Blaise Pascal, the subject of debate in Rohmer’s film “My Night…

Changing Landscapes

Changing Landscapes

Changing Landscapes
IMDb: 6.7
22

A sophisticated and beautifully constructed account of landscape change in and around Paris in the early 1960s. The film raises complex issues about the meaning and experience of modern landscapes…

Lost, Lost, Lost

Lost, Lost, Lost

Lost, Lost, Lost
IMDb: 7.4
178

Jonas Mekas adjusts to a life in exile in New York in his autobiographical film, shot between 1949 and 1963.

Genre: Documentary
The Joy of Painting

The Joy of Painting

The Joy of Painting
TMDb: 8.4
30,25,27,28 min

The Joy of Painting was an American television show hosted by painter Bob Ross that taught its viewers techniques for landscape oil painting. Although Ross could complete a painting in…

Status: Ended
MythBusters

MythBusters

MythBusters
TMDb: 7.82
43,60 min

MythBusters is a science entertainment television program created and produced by Australia’s Beyond Television Productions for the Discovery Channel. The show’s hosts, special effects experts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman,…

Status: Ended
Genre: Documentary
Wadd: The Life & Times of John C. Holmes

Wadd: The Life & Times of John C. Holmes

Wadd: The Life & Times of John C. Holmes
IMDb: 6.8
105

Friends, enemies, acquaintances, and family of porn star John Holmes recall their experiences with him, from his childhood to his eventual death from AIDS in 1988.

Genre: Documentary
Himalaya with Michael Palin

Himalaya with Michael Palin

Himalaya with Michael Palin
TMDb: 8
50 min

Intrepid adventurer Michael Palin takes a journey through the Himalayas.

Status: Ended
Genre: Documentary
Grand Opera: An Historical Romance

Grand Opera: An Historical Romance

Grand Opera: An Historical Romance
IMDb: 7.3
90

Grand Opera marks a stock-taking of Benning’s work and his life, presenting a personal and artistic autobiography woven together with a series of events dealing with the historical development of…

Genre: Documentary