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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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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
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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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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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Surviving Death (2021)

Surviving Death (2021)

Surviving Death (2021)
IMDb: 6.1
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What happens after we die? This docuseries explores personal stories and research on near-death experiences, reincarnation and paranormal phenomena.

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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
N/A

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...

Status: Ended
Genre: Documentary
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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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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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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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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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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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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).”

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Surgeon’s Cut (2020)

The Surgeon’s Cut (2020)

The Surgeon’s Cut (2020)
IMDb: 8.5
50 min

They’re philosophers, storytellers and pioneers in their fields. Four surgeons reflect on their lives and professions in this inspiring docuseries.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
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Earth at Night in Color (2020)

Earth at Night in Color (2020)

Earth at Night in Color (2020)
IMDb: 8.3
30 min

Filmed across six continents, this docuseries uses cutting-edge camera technology to capture animals’ nocturnal lives, revealing new behaviours filmed in full color like never before.

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Bad Boy Billionaires: India (2020)

Bad Boy Billionaires: India (2020)

Bad Boy Billionaires: India (2020)
IMDb: 8.0
N/A

This investigative docuseries explores the greed, fraud and corruption that built up – and ultimately brought down – India’s most infamous tycoons.

Status: Returning Series
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Chef’s Table: BBQ (2020)

Chef’s Table: BBQ (2020)

Chef’s Table: BBQ (2020)
IMDb: 7.8
N/A

The Emmy-nominated series delves into the juicy, smoky world of barbecue, visiting acclaimed chefs and pitmasters in the US, Australia and Mexico.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
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Connected (2020)

Connected (2020)

Connected (2020)
IMDb: 7.5
45 min

Science journalist Latif Nasser investigates the surprising and intricate ways in which we are connected to each other, the world and the universe.

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James May: Oh Cook! (2020)

James May: Oh Cook! (2020)

James May: Oh Cook! (2020)
IMDb: 7.6
30 min

James May is not a chef. But that’s the whole point: you don’t need to be a brilliant cook to make delicious food. Transporting us to the Far East, the...

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Rise of Empires: Ottoman (2020)

Rise of Empires: Ottoman (2020)

Rise of Empires: Ottoman (2020)
IMDb: 7.9
50 min

Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II wages an epic campaign to take the Byzantine capital of Constantinople and shapes the course of history for centuries.

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McMillion$ (2020)

McMillion$ (2020)

McMillion$ (2020)
IMDb: 7.2
56 min

A detailed account of the McDonald’s Monopoly game scam during the 1990s as told by the participants in the case, including the prizewinners and the FBI agents who caught the...

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Grant (2020)

Grant (2020)

Grant (2020)
IMDb: 8.3
80 min

This documentary-series examines Grant’s life story using his perspective and experiences to explore a turbulent time in history: the Civil War and Reconstruction.

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I’ll Be Gone in the Dark (2020)

I’ll Be Gone in the Dark (2020)

I’ll Be Gone in the Dark (2020)
IMDb: 7.4
60 min

An exploration of the case of the Golden State Killer who terrorized California in the 1970s and 1980s, committing 50 sexual assaults and 10 murders, and true crime author Michelle...

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SanPa: Sins of the Savior (2020)

SanPa: Sins of the Savior (2020)

SanPa: Sins of the Savior (2020)
IMDb: 7.8
55 min

Amidst a heroin crisis, Vincenzo Muccioli cared for the addicted, earning him fierce public devotion — even as charges of violence began to mount.

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BREAK IT ALL: The History of Rock in Latin America (2020)

BREAK IT ALL: The History of Rock in Latin America (2020)

BREAK IT ALL: The History of Rock in Latin America (2020)
IMDb: 7.6
50 min

Soda Stereo, Café Tacvba, Aterciopelados and others figure in this 50-year history of Latin American rock through dictatorships, disasters and dissent.

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Room 2806: The Accusation (2020)

Room 2806: The Accusation (2020)

Room 2806: The Accusation (2020)
IMDb: 7.0
44 min

This docuseries follows the 2011 sexual assault case involving French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Status: Ended
Genre: Documentary
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