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Untold: Breaking Point (2021)

Untold: Breaking Point (2021)

Untold: Breaking Point (2021)
IMDb: 7.6
79 min

Under pressure to continue a winning tradition in American tennis, Mardy Fish faced mental health challenges that changed his life on and off the court.

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Genre: Documentary
Bad Sport (2021)

Bad Sport (2021)

Bad Sport (2021)
IMDb: 7.3
N/A

True crime and sports come together in this docuseries. Global controversies and scandals are explored through reports from those involved.

Status: Returning Series
The Rescue (2021)

The Rescue (2021)

The Rescue (2021)
IMDb: 8.4
107 min

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.

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The Alpinist (2021)

The Alpinist (2021)

The Alpinist (2021)
IMDb: 8.0
92 min

When filmmaker Peter Mortimer encounters an elusive young climber named Marc-André Leclerc, an evolution in free solo mountaineering unfolds. Along the two-year journey up high alpine peaks and steep frozen...

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Genre: Documentary
The Velvet Underground (2021)

The Velvet Underground (2021)

The Velvet Underground (2021)
IMDb: 7.5
121 min

Experience the iconic rock band’s legacy in the first major documentary to tell their story. Directed with the era’s avant-garde spirit by Todd Haynes, this kaleidoscopic oral history combines exclusive...

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1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything (2021)

1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything (2021)

1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything (2021)
IMDb: 7.5
45 min

An immersive, deep-dive docuseries rich with archival footage and interviews that explores the musicians and soundtracks that shaped the culture and politics of 1971.

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Genre: Documentary
Canine Intervention (2021)

Canine Intervention (2021)

Canine Intervention (2021)
IMDb: 6.5
36 min

Canine Intervention follows renowned Oakland dog trainer, Jas Leverette, as he runs one of the top dog training facilities in California. Cali K9 works with all breeds and are confident...

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Genre: Documentary
Exterminate All the Brutes (2021)

Exterminate All the Brutes (2021)

Exterminate All the Brutes (2021)
IMDb: 6.9
59 min

Hybrid docuseries offering an expansive exploration of the exploitative and genocidal aspects of European colonialism, from America to Africa, and its impact on society today.

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Elize Matsunaga: Once Upon a Crime (2021)

Elize Matsunaga: Once Upon a Crime (2021)

Elize Matsunaga: Once Upon a Crime (2021)
IMDb: 5.9
50 min

The crime shocked Brazil: Elize Matsunaga shot and dismembered her rich husband. Featuring her first interview, this docuseries dives deep into the case.

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Sophie: A Murder in West Cork (2021)

Sophie: A Murder in West Cork (2021)

Sophie: A Murder in West Cork (2021)
IMDb: 6.8
65 min

This three-part series examines one of Ireland’s most famous murder cases, the death of French producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier in the town of Schull, West Cork in 1996. The...

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The Me You Can’t See (2021)

The Me You Can’t See (2021)

The Me You Can’t See (2021)
IMDb: 5.3
57 min

Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry join forces to guide honest discussions about mental health.

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Genre: Documentary
John Wayne Gacy: Devil in Disguise (2021)

John Wayne Gacy: Devil in Disguise (2021)

John Wayne Gacy: Devil in Disguise (2021)
IMDb: 7.3
51 min

The chilling story of one of the world’s most notorious serial killers told through the words of Gacy himself, those who were forever changed by his unspeakable deeds and those...

Status: Ended
Genre: Documentary
The Crime of the Century (2021)

The Crime of the Century (2021)

The Crime of the Century (2021)
IMDb: 8.2
118 min

A searing indictment of Big Pharma and the political operatives and government regulations that enable over-production, reckless distribution and abuse of synthetic opiates.

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Genre: Documentary
Sasquatch (2021)

Sasquatch (2021)

Sasquatch (2021)
IMDb: 6.2
45 min

Investigative journalist David Holthouse attempts to solve a bizarre twenty-five year old triple homicide that was said to be the work of a mythical creature.

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Allen v. Farrow (2021)

Allen v. Farrow (2021)

Allen v. Farrow (2021)
IMDb: 6.4
56 min

The story of one Hollywood’s most notorious and public scandals: the accusation of sexual abuse against Woody Allen involving Dylan, his then 7-year-old daughter with Mia Farrow; their subsequent custody...

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Genre: Documentary
Murder Among the Mormons (2021)

Murder Among the Mormons (2021)

Murder Among the Mormons (2021)
IMDb: 7.0
53 min

High-stakes exploits turn deadly — and shake a global church to its core — in this extraordinary true crime story.

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Can’t Get You Out of My Head (2021)

Can’t Get You Out of My Head (2021)

Can’t Get You Out of My Head (2021)
IMDb: 8.6
80 min

In six films, Adam Curtis traces the different forces across the world that have led to now. It covers a wide range—including the strange roots of modern conspiracy theories, the...

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Pray, Obey, Kill (2021)

Pray, Obey, Kill (2021)

Pray, Obey, Kill (2021)
IMDb: 6.6
58 min

Documentary series describing a religious group in a small town in Sweden, known for murder and attempted murder by and against members of the group. Later leaders of the group...

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McCartney 3, 2, 1 (2021)

McCartney 3, 2, 1 (2021)

McCartney 3, 2, 1 (2021)
IMDb: 8.8
30 min

Paul McCartney sits down for a rare in-depth one-on-one with legendary producer Rick Rubin to discuss his ground breaking work with The Beatles, the emblematic 70s arena rock of Wings...

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Genre: Documentary
Pretend It’s a City (2021)

Pretend It’s a City (2021)

Pretend It’s a City (2021)
IMDb: 8.1
30 min

Wander the New York City streets and fascinating mind of wry writer, humorist and raconteur Fran Lebowitz as she sits down with Martin Scorsese.

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Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer (2021)

Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer (2021)

Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer (2021)
IMDb: 7.5
48 min

Beneath the sunlit glamour of 1985 L.A. lurks a relentlessly evil serial killer. In this true-crime story, two detectives won’t rest until they catch him.

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The Sons of Sam: A Descent Into Darkness (2021)

The Sons of Sam: A Descent Into Darkness (2021)

The Sons of Sam: A Descent Into Darkness (2021)
IMDb: 7.0
60 min

The Son of Sam case grew into a lifelong obsession for journalist Maury Terry, who became convinced that the murders were linked to a satanic cult.

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Tiger (2021)

Tiger (2021)

Tiger (2021)
IMDb: 7.8
90 min

A revealing look at the rise, fall, and epic comeback of global icon Tiger Woods. The series paints an intimate picture of the prodigy whose dedication and obsession with the...

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Genre: Documentary
Naomi Osaka (2021)

Naomi Osaka (2021)

Naomi Osaka (2021)
IMDb: 6.2
37 min

What does it feel like to be one of the best tennis players in the world? An intimate look inside the life of one of the most gifted and complex...

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Genre: Documentary
Attenborough’s Life in Colour (2021)

Attenborough’s Life in Colour (2021)

Attenborough’s Life in Colour (2021)
IMDb: 8.3
58 min

Exploring the vital role colour plays in the daily lives of many species.

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Genre: Documentary
Untold: Crimes & Penalties (2021)

Untold: Crimes & Penalties (2021)

Untold: Crimes & Penalties (2021)
IMDb: 7.5
85 min

They were the bad boys of hockey — a team bought by a man with mob ties, run by his 17-year-old son, and with a rep for being as violent...

Untold: Caitlyn Jenner (2021)

Untold: Caitlyn Jenner (2021)

Untold: Caitlyn Jenner (2021)
IMDb: 6.2
69 min

Caitlyn Jenner’s unlikely path to Olympic glory was inspirational. But her more challenging road to embracing her true self proved even more meaningful.

Genre: Documentary
Memories of a Murderer: The Nilsen Tapes (2021)

Memories of a Murderer: The Nilsen Tapes (2021)

Memories of a Murderer: The Nilsen Tapes (2021)
IMDb: 6.3
84 min

Serial killer Dennis Nilsen narrates his life and horrific crimes via a series of chilling audiotapes recorded from his jail cell.

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Genre: Documentary
Pray Away (2021)

Pray Away (2021)

Pray Away (2021)
IMDb: 6.5
101 min

In the 1970s, five men struggling with being gay in their Evangelical church started a bible study to help each other leave the “homosexual lifestyle.” They quickly received over 25,000...

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Genre: Documentary
Heist (2021)

Heist (2021)

Heist (2021)
IMDb: 6.8
43 min

Millions in stolen cash. Missing luxury bourbon. Watch ordinary people almost get away with these extraordinary heists in this true crime series.

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100 Foot Wave (2021)

100 Foot Wave (2021)

100 Foot Wave (2021)
IMDb: 8.2
60 min

The decade-long odyssey of surfing pioneer Garrett McNamara, who, after visiting Nazaré, Portugal in hopes of conquering a 100-foot wave, pushed the sport to ever-greater heights and alongside locals helped...

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Genre: Documentary
How to Become a Tyrant (2021)

How to Become a Tyrant (2021)

How to Become a Tyrant (2021)
IMDb: 7.4
30 min

To govern with an iron fist, it is necessary to know very well the game of absolute power, as shown by the infamous dictators presented in this documentary series.

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LuLaRich (2021)

LuLaRich (2021)

LuLaRich (2021)
IMDb: 7.8
45 min

A four-part docuseries that chronicles the unraveling of LuLaRoe, the billion dollar clothing empire accused of misleading thousands of women with their multi-level marketing platform.

Status: Ended
Genre: Documentary
Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy (2021)

Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy (2021)

Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy (2021)
IMDb: 8.7
45 min

A six-part docuseries that follows Stanley Tucci as he travels across Italy to discover the secrets and delights of the country’s regional cuisines. Viewers will go along with him as...

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Surviving Death (2021)

Surviving Death (2021)

Surviving Death (2021)
IMDb: 6.1
N/A

What happens after we die? This docuseries explores personal stories and research on near-death experiences, reincarnation and paranormal phenomena.

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Genre: Documentary
Top Class: The Life and Times of the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers (2021)

Top Class: The Life and Times of the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers (2021)

Top Class: The Life and Times of the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers (2021)
IMDb: 9.6
N/A

Follow a new mecca of high school athletics nestled just outside of Los Angeles, the back-to-back state champion Sierra Canyon Trailblazers. Viewers get exclusive access to the team as they...

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Genre: Documentary
A Perfect Planet (2021)

A Perfect Planet (2021)

A Perfect Planet (2021)
IMDb: 9.1
44 min

A unique fusion of blue chip natural history and earth science that explains how our living planet operates. This five-part series shows how the forces of nature drive, shape and...

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Genre: Documentary
The Houseboat (2021)

The Houseboat (2021)

The Houseboat (2021)
IMDb: 7.2
36 min

With plenty of passion and little know-how, two musicians undertake a daunting project: turn a late singer’s houseboat into a creative musical space.

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Genre: Documentary
Britney vs. Spears (2021)

Britney vs. Spears (2021)

Britney vs. Spears (2021)
IMDb: 6.5
93 min

Journalist Jenny Eliscu and filmmaker Erin Lee Carr investigate Britney Spears’ fight for freedom by way of exclusive interviews and confidential evidence.

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Genre: Documentary
Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed (2021)

Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed (2021)

Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed (2021)
IMDb: 7.0
92 min

Bob Ross brought joy to millions as the world’s most famous art instructor. But a battle for his business empire cast a shadow over his happy trees.

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Genre: Documentary