Best Documentaries on Hulu

Last updated: June 24, 2021

If you love documentaries and are looking for your next favorite, then you're in luck. We've compiled a list of the best documentaries available to watch now on Hulu. Scroll through and find the perfect one for your family. And check back often -- we're updating regularly with new additions. See more best-of lists like this.
Changing the Game Movie Poster Image
Mature themes, language in poignant, persuasive documentary.
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(Release Year: 2021)
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WeWork: Or the Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn Movie Poster Image
Docu about how WeWork collapsed; some language, drinking.
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(Release Year: 2021)
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MLK/FBI Movie Poster Image
Insightful doc about FBI's relentless campaign against King.
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(Release Year: 2021)
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I Am Greta Movie Poster Image
Intimate portrayal of global activist has valuable lessons.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Rebuilding Paradise Movie Poster Image
Intense disaster docu highlights resilience, humanity.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Totally Under Control Movie Poster Image
Clear, coolheaded documentary about start of COVID-19.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Fly Like a Girl Movie Poster Image
Inspiring documentary about pioneering women pilots.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Skin: A History of Nudity in the Movies Movie Poster Image
Straightforward timeline of how on-screen nudity progressed.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Slay the Dragon Movie Poster Image
Gerrymandering documentary is vital viewing for voters.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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We Are Freestyle Love Supreme Movie Poster Image
Hip-hop comedy improv group goes on tour; language.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Marianne and Leonard: Words of Love Movie Poster Image
Poignant, drug-heavy music doc celebrates the power of love.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Framing John DeLorean Movie Poster Image
Dazzling carmaker's striking rise and fall; language, drugs.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am Movie Poster Image
Docu about legendary author has some violent imagery.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Untouchable Movie Poster Image
Weinstein's alleged sex crimes explored; language, violence.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Jawline Movie Poster Image
Eye-opening docu about rising social media star has cursing.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Biggest Little Farm Movie Poster Image
Poignant, thought-provoking docu about sustainable living.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Amazing Grace Movie Poster Image
Aretha documentary has soaring music but no narration.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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In Search of Greatness Movie Poster Image
Insightful sports docu connects passion, play to genius.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Ask Dr. Ruth Movie Poster Image
Docu about famous therapist has sex talk, cursing.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Pandas Movie Poster Image
Educational doc about scientists training pandas to go wild.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Chef Flynn Movie Poster Image
Some salty talk in easygoing docu about talented young chef.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Minding the Gap Movie Poster Image
Skateboarders try to overcome childhood abuse; language.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Tea with the Dames Movie Poster Image
Talky doc fun for fans but unlikely to hold teen interest.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Far from the Tree Movie Poster Image
Touching docu about parents raising uniquely different kids.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Love, Gilda Movie Poster Image
Earnest documentary gives beloved comic legend her due.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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