Browse - Most popular documentary shows






ChernobylChernobyl
HBO Max, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Thriller, History, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.7/5

Chernobyl is a tale of lies and cowardice, of courage and conviction, of human failure and human nobility. The five-part mini-series focuses on the heart-breaking scale of the nuclear plant disaster that occurred in Ukraine in April 1986, revealing how and why it happened, and telling the shocking, remarkable stories of the heroes who risked their lives to save others.


Clarkson's FarmClarkson's Farm
Prime Video, 2020 Running | Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.8/5

The series looks at Jeremy Clarkson in his sometimes poor attempts at running a farm in the countryside.


Welcome to WrexhamWelcome to Wrexham
FX, 2022 Running | Sports, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.6/5

Welcome to Wrexham will chronicle the takeover and follow the Red Dragons' fortunes over the following two seasons.


Making a MurdererMaking a Murderer
Netflix, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Crime, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

10-episode true-crime series that documents a twisty series of events (including multiple violent crimes, a wrongful conviction, and possible corruption) that unfold over the course of several decades.


Formula 1: Drive to SurviveFormula 1: Drive to Survive
Netflix, 2019 Running | Sports, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.7/5

Drivers, managers and team owners live life in the fast lane - both on and off the track - during one cutthroat season of Formula 1 racing.


The Curse of Oak IslandThe Curse of Oak Island
History, 2014 Running | Family, Adventure, Educational, Reality | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

In the North Atlantic is a mysterious, and possibly booby-trapped island that has fired the imagination of treasure hunters for more than 200 years. Two brothers from Michigan will take new technology and old-fashioned know-how and attempt to discover what's buried there once and for all.


Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and MadnessTiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness
Netflix, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Crime, Documentary, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

The story of the murder-for-hire plot that led to the arrest of Joe Exotic, a gun-toting polygamist who presided over an Oklahoma animal park.


AloneAlone
History, 2015 Running | Wildlife, Reality, Documentary, Competition | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

A ten-episode series is the country's boldest and longest survival experiment ever captured for television. It places ten hardcore survivalists alone in the Vancouver Island wilderness - no camera crew, no teams, no producers - on a single mission to stay alive. At stake is $500,000 awarded to the person who can last the longest. They will face extreme isolation and psychological distress as they plunge into the unknown, self-documenting their experience.


ManhuntManhunt
Discovery, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Thriller, Documentary
Rating: 4.3/5

The series explores how the FBI caught infamous criminal masterminds, with each closed-ended season following a different case. The first season focuses on the FBI agent, a highly specialized linguist, who using unconventional means brought Ted Kaczynski, aka the "Unabomber," to justice after nearly a 20-year manhunt. The show, said to be heavily serialized and darkly psychological in the vein of True Detective,would provide insight into the criminal and the case but also the psychological effects the cases have on the FBI agents assigned to hunt down the most dangerous criminals who often delve into a kind of madness of their own, becoming totally absorbed in the crimes and forced to live inside the darkest minds imaginable for years.


Cosmos (2014)Cosmos (2014)
Nat Geo, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Family, Discovery/Science, Educational, Reality | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.8/5

More than three decades after the debut of "Cosmos," Carl Sagan's stunning and iconic exploration of the universe as revealed by science, FOX sets off on a voyage for the stars with "COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY". Seth MacFarlane has teamed up with Sagan's original creative collaborators - writer/producer Ann Druyan and astrophysicist Steven Soter - to conceive a 13-part "docu-series" that serves as a successor to the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning original series.


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