TV Show Releases by Genre

Planet Earth: Blue Planet II 1.

Planet Earth: Blue Planet II

January 20, 2018
Airing simultaneously on AMC, BBC America, IFC, SundanceTV, and WE tv, the seven-part mini-series takes a look at life in the world's oceans with narration by David Attenborough.
Metascore:
97
User Score:
8.2
America to Me: Season 1 2.

America to Me: Season 1

August 26, 2018
The 10-part documentary series from Steve James takes a year-long look at Chicago's Oak Park and River Forest High School as students and staff deal with a variety of issues, including race, at one of the most diverse suburban public high schools in the U.S.
Metascore:
96
User Score:
5.6
O.J.: Made in America: Season 1 3.

O.J.: Made in America: Season 1

June 11, 2016
The five-part documentary chronicles O.J. Simpson's rise from the San Francisco housing projects to football fame in college and the NFL to his post-football career and infamy with the 1995 trial for the killings of his ex-wife, Nicole, and Ron Goldman. The first episode will air on ABC with the following four episodes airing only on ESPN.
Metascore:
96
User Score:
8.0
Planet Earth II: Season 1 4.

Planet Earth II: Season 1

February 18, 2017
Narrated by David Attenborough, the sequel to the 2006 nature series features the use of 4K ultra high definition (UHD), aerial drones, and remote recordings to explore animals and the habitats they live in such as islands, mountains, jungles, deserts, grasslands and cities.
Metascore:
96
User Score:
9.4
The Staircase: Season 1 5.

The Staircase: Season 1

April 4, 2005
An 8-part documentary series about the celebrated trial of Michael Peterson, a writer who is accused of murdering his wife, executive Kathleen Peterson, who was found dead at the bottom of a staircase in their home.
Metascore:
95
User Score:
6.9
City So Real 6.

City So Real

October 29, 2020
The five-part documentary directed by Steve James looks at the city of Chicago and its residents as 21 candidates run for mayor of the Windy City in 2018-19.
Metascore:
95
User Score:
tbd
Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé 7.

Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé

April 17, 2019
The documentary film about Beyoncé's 2018 Coachella performance promises interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and information about the creation of her concept.
Metascore:
93
User Score:
7.8
The Staircase [2018 Version]: Season 1 8.

The Staircase [2018 Version]: Season 1

June 8, 2018
Jean-Xavier de Lestrade's 2005 Peabody Award-winning eight-part documentary about the Michael Peterson murder trial comes to Netflix with three new episodes (as well as the two episodes released in 2013 for a grand total of 13 episodes).
Metascore:
92
User Score:
7.6
Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America 9.

Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America

October 13, 2020
The documentary directed by Gretchen Sorin and Ric Burns looks at the freedoms and the discrimination faced by African Americans as cars became a major fixture of American lives.
Metascore:
92
User Score:
4.0
Reconstruction: America After the Civil War 10.

Reconstruction: America After the Civil War

April 9, 2019
The four-hour documentary about Reconstruction after the Civil War narrated by Henry Louis Gates Jr features interviews with historians, authors and politicians as well as archival images, documents and recreations of events.
Metascore:
91
User Score:
7.4
Frozen Planet: Season 1 11.

Frozen Planet: Season 1

October 26, 2011
Narrated by Alec Baldwin, the BBC and Discovery coproduced documentary series goes north and south to cover life in the Arctic and Antarctic.
Metascore:
91
User Score:
8.8
The Hunt 12.

The Hunt

July 3, 2016
The nature documentary series from the producers of Planet Earth series is narrated by David Attenborough.
Metascore:
91
User Score:
8.5
The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling: Season 1 13.

The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling: Season 1

March 26, 2018
The two-part documentary by Judd Apatow about the late comedian features interviews with over 40 friends and family, including James L. Brooks, Jim Carrey, Sacha Baron Cohen, David Coulier, Jon Favreau, Jay Leno, Kevin Nealon, Conan O’Brien, Bob Saget, Jerry Seinfeld and Sarah Silverman.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
6.9
The Last Dance: Season 1 14.

The Last Dance: Season 1

April 19, 2020
The 10-part documentary series directed by Jason Hehir about Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls' 1997-98 championship season includes interviews and never-before-seen footage.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.8
The Vietnam War 15.

The Vietnam War

September 17, 2017
Ken Burns and Lynn Novick returns with a 10-part, 18-hour documentary miniseries about the war features interviews, archival footage, home movies, photos, and audio clips, as well as original music by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.3
Visible: Out on Television: Season 1 16.

Visible: Out on Television: Season 1

February 14, 2020
The documentary series narrated by Janet Mock, Margaret Cho, Asia Kate Dillon, Neil Patrick Harris and Lena Waithe features archival footage and new interviews to look at LGBTQ characters on television and the impact of the LGBTQ movement on the medium.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
5.5
Tig 17.

Tig

July 17, 2015
The documentary follows comedian Tig Notaro over two years as she works on her standup, has a double mastectomy, finds a new romance, and tries to have a baby.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
5.2
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History: Season 1 18.

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History: Season 1

September 14, 2014
The 14-hour documentary series from Ken Burns covers the history and influences the family had from the birth of Theodore Roosevelt in 1858 to the death of Eleanor Roosevelt in 1962.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.0
TIME: The Kalief Browder Story 19.

TIME: The Kalief Browder Story

March 1, 2017
The six-part documentary series produced by Shawn "Jay Z" Carter examines the case of 16-year-old Kalief Browder, who ended up at Riker’s Island prison for three years while awaiting trial after being accused of stealing a backpack (the charge was eventually dropped).
Metascore:
88
User Score:
6.8
Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck 20.

Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck

May 4, 2015
Brett Morgen's documentary about the Nirvana frontman uses interviews, personal notes, drawings, and recordings to illustrate his life.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
7.5
Documentary Now!: Season 3 21.

Documentary Now!: Season 3

February 20, 2019
The third season of the documentary spoof series features guest appearances from Cate Blanchett, Kevin Dunn, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Michael C. Hall, Taran Killam, Natasha Lyonne, Bobby Moynihan, John Mulaney, and Tim Robinson in parodies of Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present, Original Cast Album: Company, Let's Get Lost, and League of Ordinary Gentlemen.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
6.3
The Flag 22.

The Flag

September 4, 2013
The documentary film seeks to discover what happened to the flag put up by firemen on the site of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
tbd
Lenox Hill: Season 1 23.

Lenox Hill: Season 1

June 10, 2020
The eight-part docuseries follows four doctors at New York's Lenox Hill Hospital over an 18-month period as they juggle their personal lives while trying to save lives.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
7.9
Boston Med: Season 1 24.

Boston Med: Season 1

June 24, 2010
After "Hopkins 24/7" and "Hopkins," ABC follows up with a look at the doctors, nurses, and patients at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Children's Hospital Boston.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.0
Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story 25.

Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story

July 30, 2018
The six-part documentary series features home videos, family photos, and news footage about the life of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, who was killed in 2012 and the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
3.9
Prohibition 26.

Prohibition

October 2, 2011
Ken Burns' latest documentary series focuses on the origins of the 18th Amendment and the eventual end of Prohibition.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.3
The March: Season 1 27.

The March: Season 1

August 27, 2013
Narrated by Denzel Washington, the documentary about the 1963 March on Washington includes interviews and footage of the organizers and participants.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
7.0
Life According to Sam 28.

Life According to Sam

October 21, 2013
The documentary from Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine follows Drs. Leslie Gordon and Scott Berns as they seek a cure for their son Sam, who suffers from progeria, a genetic disease that causes premature aging.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.8
The Innocence Files: Season 1 29.

The Innocence Files: Season 1

April 15, 2020
The documentary series from Liz Garbus, Alex Gibney, and Roger Ross Williams focuses on eight cases from The Innocence Project.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
5.1
Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds 30.

Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

January 7, 2017
Filmed in 2015, Debbie Reynolds and her daughter Carrie Fisher talked about their relationship in the documentary co-directed by Alexis Bloom and Fisher Stevens that includes interviews, archival clips, photos, and home movies.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
6.3
Immigration Nation 31.

Immigration Nation

August 3, 2020
The six-part documentary series about America's current immigration system directed by Christina Clusiau and Shaul Schwarz features candid interviews with agents of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Border Patrol, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and detainees as well as footage of raids and the detentions centers.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
4.8
Laurel Canyon: Season 1 32.

Laurel Canyon: Season 1

May 31, 2020
The two-part documentary about the artists who lived in the Los Angeles neighborhood in the 1960s-70s was directed by Alison Ellwood and features audio clips, footage and new interviews with Jackson Browne, Don Henley, Roger McGuinn, Graham Nash, Michelle Phillips, Bonnie Raitt, and Linda Ronstadt.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.7
Six by Sondheim 33.

Six by Sondheim

December 9, 2013
Newly filmed performances from Darren Criss, Jarvis Cocker, America Ferrera, Jackie Hoffman, Jeremy Jordan, Audra McDonald, Laura Osnes, and Will Swenson, are featured in the documentary directed by James Lapine that focuses on six of Stephen Sondheim's songs: "I’m Still Here" from The Follies, “Something’s Coming” from West Side Story; “Opening Doors” from Merrily We Roll Along; “Send in the Clowns” from A Little Night Music; “Being Alive” from Company; and “Sunday” from Sunday in the Park with George.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.3
What's My Name: Muhammad Ali 34.

What's My Name: Muhammad Ali

May 14, 2019
The two-part documentary about the iconic boxer directed by Antoine Fuqua features some previously unseen archival footage.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
6.1
Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men 35.

Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men

May 10, 2019
The four-part documentary from Sacha Jenkins takes a look at the hip-hop group's formation and long career with never-before-seen archival footage and interviews with all living nine members.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
5.7
How to With John Wilson: Season 1 36.

How to With John Wilson: Season 1

October 23, 2020
The comedic documentary filmed in New York City features commentary and advice on such topics like small talk, scaffolding, memory, check splitting, cooking risotto, and furniture coverings.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
tbd
Elvis Presley: The Searcher 37.

Elvis Presley: The Searcher

April 14, 2018
The two-part three-hour film directed by Thom Zimny takes a look at the pop legend's life up until the 1976 Jungle Room recording sessions with new interviews, never-before seen pictures and video.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.2
Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief: Season 1 38.

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief: Season 1

March 29, 2015
Alex Gibney's documentary features archival footage and interviews with former high ranking officials about the history of the church and the alleged practices it uses to keep or punish members.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.8
Making a Murderer: Season 1 39.

Making a Murderer: Season 1

December 18, 2015
Moira Demos and Laura Ricciardi's 10-part documentary series focuses on the case of Steven Avery, a man convicted of sexual assault, before being exonerated by DNA evidence 18 years later. A few years later, he is convicted in the disappearance and murder of another woman.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
9.0
Leaving Neverland 40.

Leaving Neverland

March 3, 2019
Director Dan Reed's two-part documentary features interviews with Wade Robson and James Safechuck as well as their families as they discuss how the then two pre-teen boys were befriended by Michael Jackson.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
5.2
The Trade: Season 1 41.

The Trade: Season 1

February 2, 2018
The documentary series from Matthew Heineman focuses on all sides of the drug epidemic, from the drug cartel in Mexico, the police in Ohio and the two families impacted by addiction.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
6.7
No Direction Home: Bob Dylan 42.

No Direction Home: Bob Dylan

September 26, 2005
Martin Scorsese's two-part documentary about legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan's rise to fame (and conversion from folk singer to rocker) in the period from 1961-66 aired as part of the PBS series American Masters.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
tbd
Monty Python: Almost the Truth (The Lawyer's Cut) 43.

Monty Python: Almost the Truth (The Lawyer's Cut)

October 18, 2009
On the 40th anniversary of The Monty Python show, the six-part documentary is filled with the history of the comedy troupe, anecdotes, and comments from various comedians on the influence it had on them.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.5
Sleepless in America 44.

Sleepless in America

November 30, 2014
The documentary directed by John Hoffman of the Public Good Projects talks with experts and everyday people about Americans changing sleep habits over the years and the effects it has on people.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
tbd
The Italian Americans: Season 1 45.

The Italian Americans: Season 1

February 17, 2015
The four-part documentary series explores the history and impact of Italian Americans on America through archival clips and interviews.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
4.0
Who Killed Garrett Phillips? 46.

Who Killed Garrett Phillips?

July 23, 2019
The two-part documentary directed by Liz Garbus looks into the 2011 murder of a white 12-year-old named Garrett Phillips and the arrest of Nick Hillary, a black soccer coach, who was ultimately acquitted.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
5.3
NY Med: Season 1 47.

NY Med: Season 1

July 10, 2012
The latest hospital documentary from ABC takes a look at New York's Columbia and Weill Cornell Hospitals.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.4
Flint Town: Season 1 48.

Flint Town: Season 1

March 2, 2018
For over a year, Directors Drea Cooper and Zackary Canepari along with photojournalist Jessica Dimmock followed the police department as they dealt with crime and budget cuts as the city of Flint welcomed a new mayor and new police chief.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
5.8
Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley 49.

Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley

November 18, 2013
With newly discovered archival footage, photographs, and interviews, the Whoopi Goldberg-directed documentary explores the history and impact of African American comedian Jackie "Moms" Mabley on current entertainers.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.0
Time of Death: Season 1 50.

Time of Death: Season 1

November 1, 2013
The six-part documentary series follows the final weeks of several terminally ill patients.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
6.7
Seven Worlds, One Planet 51.

Seven Worlds, One Planet

January 18, 2020
Each hour-long episode will focus on the wildlife and wilderness of a single continent in the seven-part BBC documentary series narrated by Sir David Attenborough.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.1
Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey: Season 1 52.

Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey: Season 1

March 9, 2014
Based on Carl Sagan's original Cosmos series, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts this new version executive produced by Ann Druyan, Steven Soter, and Seth MacFarlane.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.7
Our Planet 53.

Our Planet

April 5, 2019
The eight-part series from Planet Earth and Blue Planet director Alastair Fothergill was filmed over four years with 4k cameras and narrated by David Attenborough.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.9
Beyond Scared Straight: Season 1 54.

Beyond Scared Straight: Season 1

January 13, 2011
Based on Arnold Shapiro's Oscar and Emmy-winning documentary, the series follows several groups of students as they visit prisons to learn the hard truth of life behind bars and hopefully avoid ending up in one.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.3
A Good Job: Stories of the FDNY 55.

A Good Job: Stories of the FDNY

September 8, 2014
Directed by Liz Garbus, the documentary about the people who work as New York City firefighters includes interviews from Steve Buscemi, who was a fireman in the 1980s as well as archival footage, some Buscemi shot while he helped out his former company in the aftermath of 9/11.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
tbd
Jackie Robinson: Season 1 56.

Jackie Robinson: Season 1

April 11, 2016
The latest documentary from Ken Burns is about the life and impact of African-American baseball player Jackie Robinson.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
5.3
Larry Kramer in Love and Anger 57.

Larry Kramer in Love and Anger

June 29, 2015
Jean Carlomusto's documentary covers the history and the impact of the activist-playwright's work as a writer and organizer with interviews and archival footage.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
tbd
Love on the Spectrum: Season 1 58.

Love on the Spectrum: Season 1

July 22, 2020
The documentary series follows seven young people on the spectrum as they look for love with the support of family, friends and experts.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.6
Wartorn: 1861-2010 59.

Wartorn: 1861-2010

November 11, 2010
James Gandolfini's documentary looks at the history of the military's opinion and treatment of post-traumatic stress on its soldiers.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
The Dust Bowl 60.

The Dust Bowl

November 18, 2012
The latest Ken Burns documentary uses images, diaries, and interviews of survivors to illustrate the 1930s ecological and agricultural disaster that plagued the Midwest for over a decade.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
7.4
Marathon: The Patriot's Day Bombing 61.

Marathon: The Patriot's Day Bombing

November 21, 2016
The Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg documentary made in association with the Boston Globe chronicles the investigations that led to the capture of the Tsarnaev brothers as well as the journey of recovery by three families who survived the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
6.1
At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal 62.

At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal

May 3, 2019
Erin Lee Carr's documentary features interviews with survivors, coaches, journalists and lawyers as it explores the culture and practices within USA Gymnastics that allowed Dr. Larry Nassar to abuse more than 300 athletes over 18+ years.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
Breslin and Hamill: Deadline Artists 63.

Breslin and Hamill: Deadline Artists

January 28, 2019
Using interviews as well as archival and personal footage, directors Jonathan Alter, John Block and Steve McCarthy covers the 40+ year-long careers of Jimmy Breslin and Pete Hamill, two New York journalists who started in the 1960s, covering such stories as the Vietnam War; the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King and Bobby Kennedy; the Son of Sam serial killings; the Central Park Jogger case; and September 11th.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
0.8
Wormwood: Season 1 64.

Wormwood: Season 1

December 15, 2017
Eric Olsen seeks to find the truth behind his father death and its connection to the CIA in this six-part series with real interviews, archival footage and reenactments featuring Peter Sarsgaard, Molly Parker, Christian Camargo, Tim Blake Nelson, Bob Balaban, Jimmi Simpson and Michael Chernus.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
5.1
I'll Be Gone in the Dark 65.

I'll Be Gone in the Dark

June 28, 2020
The Liz Garbus-directed six-part documentary series based on Michelle McNamara's nonfction book about her search for the Golden State Killer features interviews with investigators, survivors and family of the killer as well as original recordings and archival footage.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
7.0
537 Votes 66.

537 Votes

October 21, 2020
The Billy Corben documentary looks at how the the Elian Gonzalez controversy played a part in the the 2000 presidential election that ended in a voter recount in Miami-Dade County.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
Kingdom of Silence 67.

Kingdom of Silence

October 2, 2020
The 2018 murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi is at the center of the documentary that also looks at the relationship between Saudi Arabia and the United States through the years including the Trump administration and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
7.1
How We Got to Now With Steven Johnson: Season 1 68.

How We Got to Now With Steven Johnson: Season 1

October 15, 2014
A six installment series starring science writer and professional theorist Steven Johnson which examines at six big ideas and the impact they've made.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
7.2
If You're Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast 69.

If You're Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast

June 5, 2017
Carl Reiner talks to longevity expert Dan Buettner, Mel Brooks, Dick Van Dyke, Kirk Douglas, Norman Lear, Jerry Seinfeld, and Betty White about the secrets to living and enjoying life into your 90s.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
3.7
Bobby Fischer Against The World 70.

Bobby Fischer Against The World

June 6, 2011
The documentary directed by Oscar nominee and Emmy winner Liz Garbus, explores the life of Bobby Fischer from his 1972 match with Russian Boris Spassky to his subsequent exile in Iceland.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
6.8
Born this Way: Season 1 71.

Born this Way: Season 1

December 8, 2015
The docuseries follows seven young adults with down syndrome in Los Angeles.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
tbd
The Loving Story 72.

The Loving Story

February 14, 2012
The story behind Richard and Mildred Loving's relationship and the impact of the landmark Loving vs. Virginia case that ended the ban against interracial marriage is the subject of this documentary.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
tbd
Cheer (2020): Season 1 73.

Cheer (2020): Season 1

January 8, 2020
The documentary series follows the competitive cheerleading team at Texas's Navarro College as they go for another national title with their coach Monica Aldama.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.2
Vito: Season 1 74.

Vito: Season 1

July 23, 2012
Jeffrey Schwartz's 2011 documentary examines the life of AIDS and gay rights activist Vito Russo, who also wrote "The Celluloid Closet," his 1981 book about LGBT depiction in film.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
tbd
David Bowie: The Last Five Years 75.

David Bowie: The Last Five Years

January 8, 2018
Francis Whately's documentary about David Bowie's final years includes archival clips, music videos, and interviews with friends and collaborators who worked on his final two albums, The Next Day (2013) and Blackstar (2016) as well as the Broadway musical, Lazarus.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.6
Showbiz Kids 76.

Showbiz Kids

July 14, 2020
Alex Winter's documentary about child actors features interviews with former child stars including Cameron Boyce, Todd Bridges, Diana Serra Cary, Milla Jovovich, Jada Pinkett Smith, Henry Thomas, Wil Wheaton, Mara Wilson, and Evan Rachel Wood.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
tbd
Years of Living Dangerously: Season 1 77.

Years of Living Dangerously: Season 1

April 13, 2014
Don Cheadle, Matt Damon, Harrison Ford, Michael C. Hall, and Ian Somerhalder are some of the actors, along with journalists such as Mark Bittman, Thomas Friedman, Chris Hayes, and Lesley Stahl who explore environmental issues in this documentary series executive produced by James Cameron, Jerry Weintraub, Arnold Schwarzenegger, 60 Minutes producers Joel Bach, David Gelberm, and climate expert Daniel Abbasi.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.1
Five Came Back: Season 1 78.

Five Came Back: Season 1

March 31, 2017
Narrated by Meryl Streep, the three-part documentary based on Mark Harris's 2014 book about Frank Capra, John Ford, John Huston, George Stevens and William Wyler's experiences in and after World War II features interviews from Steven Spielberg, Francis Ford Coppola, Guillermo del Toro, Paul Greengrass and Lawrence Kasdan.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.2
Dark Side of the Ring: Season 1 79.

Dark Side of the Ring: Season 1

April 10, 2019
The six-part documentary series narrated by Dutch Mantel explores some of the darker stories in pro-wrestling including deaths of Bruiser Brody, "Gorgeous" Gino Hernandez, and the Von Erichs; the turbulent relationship between Randy "Macho Man" Savage and Ms. Elizabeth; how Bret Hart lost his title; and the allegations of exploitation by other female wrestlers by The Fabulous Moolah.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
Country Music 80.

Country Music

September 15, 2019
The eight-part, 16-hour documentary written and produced by Dayton Duncan and directed by Ken Burns traces the origins of country music and its evolution with stories about such artists as Gene Autry, Garth Brooks, the Carter family, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Emmylou Harris, Loretta Lynn, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, Charley Pride, Jimmie Rodgers, Roy Rogers, and Bob Wills.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.5
Atlanta's Missing and Murdered: The Lost Children: Season 1 81.

Atlanta's Missing and Murdered: The Lost Children: Season 1

April 5, 2020
The five-part documentary series looks into the cases of kidnapping and murder of at least 30 African-American children, aged 7 to 17, in Atlanta between 1979 and 1981 that were recently reopened by the Atlanta Police Department in 2019 (and dramatized in the second season of Netflix's Mindhunter).
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.0
Nothing Left Unsaid: Gloria Vanderbilt & Anderson Cooper 82.

Nothing Left Unsaid: Gloria Vanderbilt & Anderson Cooper

April 9, 2016
Gloria Vanderbilt and her son, CNN's Anderson Cooper, discuss her life and career in this Liz Garbus documentary.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
4.8
I Love You, Now Die: The Commonwealth v. Michelle Carter 83.

I Love You, Now Die: The Commonwealth v. Michelle Carter

July 9, 2019
The two-part documentary directed by Erin Lee Carr examines the 2017 case against Michelle Carter for involuntary manslaughter for the 2014 suicide death of her boyfriend Conrad Roy after hundreds of text messages appear to show she encouraged him to kill himself.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.2
Moguls and Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood: Season 1 84.

Moguls and Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood: Season 1

November 1, 2010
The seven-part documentary series narrated by Christopher Plummer explores the history of movies and the people who created Hollywood.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.3
Circus: Season 1 85.

Circus: Season 1

November 3, 2010
The six-part series takes a look behind-the-scenes of the Big Apple circus.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
4.7
Get To Work: Season 1 86.

Get To Work: Season 1

August 13, 2012
The docu-series looks at the people who utilize STRIVE, a job placement program at San Diego's Second Chance.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
The Ghost Army 87.

The Ghost Army

May 21, 2013
Rick Beyer's documentary about American G.I.s' secret mission to create and deploy decoy units to fool the German forces during World War II.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
Project Greenlight: Season 4 88.

Project Greenlight: Season 4

September 13, 2015
Ben Affleck and Matt Damon return as executive producers for the documentary series that follows the winner of the 2014 digital competition as the first-time director is mentored by Peter and Bobby Farrelly and works on their first feature.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.2
Dirty Money (2018): Season 1 89.

Dirty Money (2018): Season 1

January 26, 2018
The documentary series from Alex Gibney focuses on cases of fraudulence and misconduct by businesses including Volkswagen, TRUMP Inc., HSBC, payday lenders, and the maple syrup industry.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
6.9
Free Meek 90.

Free Meek

August 9, 2019
The career of Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill, his history with the legal system beginning with his 2007 arrest, and his fight to clear his name after being imprisoned in 2017 are at the center of the five-part documentary series executive produced by Jay-Z, Eli Holzman, Aaron Saidman, Michael John Warren, and Paul and Isaac Solotaroff.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee 91.

The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee

December 4, 2017
The life and career of the Washington Post editor Ben Bradley is examined with archival footage, interviews, home movies, and photos in this documentary directed by John Maggio.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
3.5
The 50 Year Argument 92.

The 50 Year Argument

September 29, 2014
Co-directed by Martin Scorsese and David Tedeschi, the documentary explores the history of The New York Review of Books through interviews and archival footage.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
Gloria: In Her Own Words 93.

Gloria: In Her Own Words

August 15, 2011
Feminist icon Gloria Steinem is interviewed by Peter Kunhardt as she discusses her childhood, her career, the women's movement, and her personal life.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown 94.

Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown

October 27, 2014
Produced by Mick Jagger and directed by Alex Gibney, the documentary about the Godfather of Soul features footage from the 1964 concert film, "T.A.M.I Show," as well as interviews from former band members.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.0
Agents of Chaos: Season 1 95.

Agents of Chaos: Season 1

September 23, 2020
The two-part documentary directed by Alex Gibney and Javier Alberto Botero delves into Russia's interference with the 2016 U.S. election with videos of troll farms and interviews with the lead prosecutor for the Mueller Investigation Andrew Weissmann, former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCab, former CIA Director John Brennan, and Trump campaign advisor Carter Page.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
4.9
On Freddie Roach: Season 1 96.

On Freddie Roach: Season 1

January 20, 2012
The daily life of boxing trainer Freddie Roach (Manny Pacquiao, Amir Khan, and George St. Pierre are some of his trainees) is the subject of this documentary series produced by Peter Berg.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.7
Michael Jackson's Journey From Motown to Off the Wall 97.

Michael Jackson's Journey From Motown to Off the Wall

February 5, 2016
Director Spike Lee's documentary explores Michael Jackson's journey and impact of his first solo album as an adult, 1979's "Off The Wall" with interviews, clips, and tour footage from 1981.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
9.0
This American Life: Season 1 98.

This American Life: Season 1

March 22, 2007
This spinoff of the popular public radio show (well, as popular as a public radio show can get) hosted by Ira Glass adds visuals to the program's usual mix of storytelling and reporting, revolving around a single theme each week.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.9
Human Planet : Season 1 99.

Human Planet : Season 1

January 13, 2011
Utilizing similar high definition cameras used in Planet Earth and Life, the series explores how indigenous people live and work with the different environments on Earth.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.3
Regarding Susan Sontag 100.

Regarding Susan Sontag

December 8, 2014
Nancy Kates' documentary explores the life of the late author Susan Sontag, who passed away in 2004 from leukemia, with interviews with her sister, girlfriends, and her writings, read by by Patricia Clarkson.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
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