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Shiny_Flakes: The Teenage Drug Lord (2021)

Shiny_Flakes: The Teenage Drug Lord (2021)

Shiny_Flakes: The Teenage Drug Lord (2021)
IMDb: 7.3
96 min

Max S. reveals how he built a drug empire from his childhood bedroom as a teen in the real story behind the series “How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast).”

Men in Kilts: A Roadtrip with Sam and Graham (2021)

Men in Kilts: A Roadtrip with Sam and Graham (2021)

Men in Kilts: A Roadtrip with Sam and Graham (2021)
IMDb: 8.7
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A celebration of Scottish history and culture, with Outlander stars Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish discovering the heritage of their native country, meeting local artisans and experts and experiencing genuine...

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Genre: Documentary
Fauci (2021)

Fauci (2021)

Fauci (2021)
IMDb: 5.8
104 min

Exclusive access into the career and life of the public servant who has advised seven U.S. presidents beginning with the AIDS pandemic in the 1980s and through SARS, Ebola and...

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Genre: Documentary
Last Chance U: Basketball (2021)

Last Chance U: Basketball (2021)

Last Chance U: Basketball (2021)
IMDb: 8.3
60 min

Hit the hardwood in East Los Angeles as a coach with strong convictions leads young men who hope to fulfill major college potential.

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Genre: Documentary
Schumacher (2021)

Schumacher (2021)

Schumacher (2021)
IMDb: 7.5
112 min

Through exclusive interviews and archival footage, this documentary traces an intimate portrait of seven-time Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher.

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Genre: Documentary
A Glitch in the Matrix (2021)

A Glitch in the Matrix (2021)

A Glitch in the Matrix (2021)
IMDb: 5.2
108 min

Are we in fact living in a simulation? This is the question postulated, wrestled with, and ultimately argued for through archival footage, compelling interviews with real people shrouded in digital...

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Genre: Documentary
The Sparks Brothers (2021)

The Sparks Brothers (2021)

The Sparks Brothers (2021)
IMDb: 7.9
141 min

Take a musical odyssey through five weird and wonderful decades with brothers Ron & Russell Mael, celebrating the inspiring legacy of Sparks: your favorite band’s favorite band.

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Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain (2021)

Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain (2021)

Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain (2021)
IMDb: 7.8
119 min

An intimate, behind-the-scenes look at how an anonymous chef became a world-renowned cultural icon. This unflinching look at Anthony Bourdain reverberates with his presence, in his own voice and in...

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Genre: Documentary
Murder by the Coast (2021)

Murder by the Coast (2021)

Murder by the Coast (2021)
IMDb: 6.5
88 min

In 1999, teen Rocío Wanninkhof is murdered. Her mother’s ex-partner, Dolores Vázquez, is suspected. Did she do it? A second victim reveals the truth.

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WeWork: or The Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn (2021)

WeWork: or The Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn (2021)

WeWork: or The Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn (2021)
IMDb: 6.6
104 min

Explore the rise and fall of one of the biggest corporate flameouts and venture capitalist bubbles in recent years – the story of WeWork, and its hippie-messianic leader Adam Neumann.

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Genre: Documentary
Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror (2021)

Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror (2021)

Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror (2021)
IMDb: 8.1
60 min

Modern history can be divided into two time frames: before 9/11 and after 9/11. This five-part docuseries is a cohesive chronicle of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the U.S.,...

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Summer of Soul (…or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) (2021)

Summer of Soul (…or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) (2021)

Summer of Soul (…or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) (2021)
IMDb: 8.2
117 min

During the same summer as Woodstock, over 300,000 people attended the Harlem Cultural Festival, celebrating African American music and culture, and promoting Black pride and unity. The footage from the...

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Sir Alex Ferguson: Never Give In (2021)

Sir Alex Ferguson: Never Give In (2021)

Sir Alex Ferguson: Never Give In (2021)
IMDb: 8.3
108 min

A look at the life and legend of Sir Alex Ferguson, from his working-class roots in Glasgow through to his career as one of the greatest football managers of all...

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Genre: Documentary
Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage (2021)

Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage (2021)

Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage (2021)
IMDb: 7.1
110 min

Explore Woodstock 99, a three-day music festival promoted to echo unity and counterculture idealism of the original 1969 concert but instead devolved into riots, looting and sexual assaults.

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Untold: Malice at the Palace (2021)

Untold: Malice at the Palace (2021)

Untold: Malice at the Palace (2021)
IMDb: 7.5
69 min

Key figures from an infamous November 19th 2004 incident between players and fans at an NBA game in Michigan discuss the fight, its fallout and its lasting legacy.

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Val (2021)

Val (2021)

Val (2021)
IMDb: 7.8
109 min

For over 40 years Val Kilmer, one of Hollywood’s most mercurial and/or misunderstood actors has been documenting his own life and craft through film and video. He has amassed thousands...

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Genre: Documentary
Uncle Tom (2020)

Uncle Tom (2020)

Uncle Tom (2020)
IMDb: 8.8
106 min

In a collection of intimate interviews with some of America’s most provocative black conservative thinkers, Uncle Tom takes a unique look at being black in America. Featuring media personalities, ministers,...

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Fireball: Visitors From Darker Worlds (2020)

Fireball: Visitors From Darker Worlds (2020)

Fireball: Visitors From Darker Worlds (2020)
IMDb: 7.0
97 min

This remarkable journey across our planet and universe explores how meteorites, shooting stars, and deep impacts have awoken our wonder about other realms—and make us rethink our destinies.

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Genre: Documentary
The Mystery of D.B. Cooper (2020)

The Mystery of D.B. Cooper (2020)

The Mystery of D.B. Cooper (2020)
IMDb: 6.5
87 min

This documentary brings to life the stories of four people believed by their family and friends to be “DB Cooper,” a man who hijacked a 727 flying out of Seattle...

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Genre: Documentary
A Life of Speed: The Juan Manuel Fangio Story (2020)

A Life of Speed: The Juan Manuel Fangio Story (2020)

A Life of Speed: The Juan Manuel Fangio Story (2020)
IMDb: 6.8
92 min

Juan Manuel Fangio was the Formula One king, winning five world championships in the early 1950s — before protective gear or safety features were used.

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Genre: Documentary
Console Wars (2020)

Console Wars (2020)

Console Wars (2020)
IMDb: 7.0
93 min

In 1990, SEGA, a fledgling arcade company assembled a team of misfits to take on the greatest video game company in the world, Nintendo. It was a once-in-a-lifetime, no-holds-barred conflict...

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Genre: Documentary
Showbiz Kids (2020)

Showbiz Kids (2020)

Showbiz Kids (2020)
IMDb: 7.0
95 min

A documentary chronicling the shared experiences of prominent former child stars and the personal and professional price of fame and failure on a child.

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Genre: Documentary
The Three Deaths of Marisela Escobedo (2020)

The Three Deaths of Marisela Escobedo (2020)

The Three Deaths of Marisela Escobedo (2020)
IMDb: 8.2
109 min

Follows a mother’s tireless crusade to jail her daughter’s murderer after Mexico’s justice system failed to do so.

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My Octopus Teacher (2020)

My Octopus Teacher (2020)

My Octopus Teacher (2020)
IMDb: 8.1
84 min

After years of swimming every day in the freezing ocean at the tip of Africa, Craig Foster meets an unlikely teacher: a young octopus who displays remarkable curiosity. Visiting her...

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Genre: Documentary
Anelka: Misunderstood (2020)

Anelka: Misunderstood (2020)

Anelka: Misunderstood (2020)
IMDb: 6.4
94 min

Bad boy or football genius? Famed French footballer Nicolas Anelka’s controversial legacy is examined in an unflinching documentary.

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Genre: Documentary
Derek DelGaudio’s In & of Itself (2020)

Derek DelGaudio’s In & of Itself (2020)

Derek DelGaudio’s In & of Itself (2020)
IMDb: 8.3
90 min

Storyteller and Conceptual Magician Derek DelGaudio attempts to understand the illusory nature of identity and answer the deceptively simple question ‘Who am I?’

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Genre: Documentary
After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News (2020)

After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News (2020)

After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News (2020)
IMDb: 6.9
95 min

An investigation into 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...

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Genre: Documentary
Time (2020)

Time (2020)

Time (2020)
IMDb: 6.8
81 min

Fox Rich, indomitable matriarch and modern-day abolitionist, strives to keep her family together while fighting for the release of her incarcerated husband. An intimate, epic, and unconventional love story, filmed...

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Genre: Documentary
Dick Johnson Is Dead (2020)

Dick Johnson Is Dead (2020)

Dick Johnson Is Dead (2020)
IMDb: 7.5
89 min

With this inventive portrait, director Kirsten Johnson seeks a way to keep her 86-year-old father alive forever. Utilizing moviemaking magic and her family’s dark humor, she celebrates Dr. Dick Johnson’s...

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Genre: Documentary
Some Kind of Heaven (2021)

Some Kind of Heaven (2021)

Some Kind of Heaven (2021)
IMDb: 7.2
83 min

Behind the gates of a palm-tree-lined fantasyland, three residents and one interloper at America’s largest retirement community strive to find happiness.

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Genre: Documentary
The Painter and the Thief (2020)

The Painter and the Thief (2020)

The Painter and the Thief (2020)
IMDb: 7.6
102 min

When two of artist Barbora Kysilkova’s most valuable paintings are stolen from a gallery at Frogner in Oslo, the police are able to find the thief after a few days,...

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Genre: Documentary
Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind (2020)

Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind (2020)

Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind (2020)
IMDb: 7.1
100 min

Explore the personal and professional triumphs and challenges of actor Natalie Wood, which have often been overshadowed by her premature death.

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Genre: Documentary
Chasing Happiness (2019)

Chasing Happiness (2019)

Chasing Happiness (2019)
IMDb: 7.8
96 min

From humble roots as pastor’s sons in New Jersey, through their meteoric rise to fame, the Jonas Brothers’ bond was unshakeable-until a surprising and painful breakup led Joe, Kevin and...

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#AnneFrank. Parallel Stories (2019)

#AnneFrank. Parallel Stories (2019)

#AnneFrank. Parallel Stories (2019)
IMDb: 6.5
92 min

One single Anne Frank moves us more than the countless others who suffered just as she did but whose faces have remained in the shadows-Primo Levi. The Oscar®-winning Helen Mirren...

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Human Nature (2019)

Human Nature (2019)

Human Nature (2019)
IMDb: 7.7
107 min

The biggest tech revolution of the 21st century isn’t digital, it’s biological. A breakthrough called CRISPR gives us unprecedented control over the basic building blocks of life. It opens the...

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Genre: Documentary
Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror (2019)

Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror (2019)

Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror (2019)
IMDb: 7.6
83 min

The untold history of Black Americans in Hollywood through their connection to the horror genre, delving into a century of genre films that by turns utilized, caricatured, exploited, sidelined, and...

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Genre: Documentary
In Search of Darkness: A Journey Into Iconic ’80s Horror (2019)

In Search of Darkness: A Journey Into Iconic ’80s Horror (2019)

In Search of Darkness: A Journey Into Iconic ’80s Horror (2019)
IMDb: 8.0
264 min

An exploration of ’80s horror movies through the perspective of the actors, directors, producers and SFX craftspeople who made them, and their impact on contemporary cinema.

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Halston (2019)

Halston (2019)

Halston (2019)
IMDb: 7.0
105 min

From Iowa to Studio 54, this investigation into the rags-to-riches story of America’s first superstar designer uncovers the cautionary tale of an artist who sold his name to Wall Street.

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Genre: Documentary
Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love (2019)

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love (2019)

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love (2019)
IMDb: 6.9
98 min

A story of enduring love between Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse, Marianne Ihlen. The film follows their relationship from their early days in Greece, a time of “free love”...

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The Booksellers (2020)

The Booksellers (2020)

The Booksellers (2020)
IMDb: 6.9
99 min

What once seemed like an esoteric world now seems essential to our culture: the community of rare book dealers and collectors who, in their love of the delicacy and tactility...

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Genre: Documentary