Best Documentaries on Peacock

Last updated: March 2, 2024

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 Peacock. 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 .

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We Dare to Dream movie poster: Refugees train for the Olympics.
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We Dare to Dream

age 10+

Refugees flee oppression, war; show courage, perseverance.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)
The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks movie poster.
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The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks

age 13+

Powerful portrait of a civil rights champion; violence.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2022)
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Sell/Buy/Date

age 16+

Unique documentary takes on complex topic of sex work.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2022)
Hell of a Cruise Movie: Title Image
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Hell of a Cruise

age 10+

Docu showcases cruise line's failures; some violence.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2022)
Girl's Can't Surf Movie Poster
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Girls Can't Surf

age 13+

Engaging docu details past sexism, discrimination; language.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2022)
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Use of Force: The Policing of Black America

age 14+

Devastating docu on police brutality has graphic violence.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2022)
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Woman in Motion

age 8+

Docu about role model Nichelle Nichols inspires, delights.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2019)
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Rock Camp: The Movie

age 13+

Some iffy material in shallow but fun wish-fulfillment docu.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2021)
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Feels Good Man

age 15+

Shocking subject matter in disturbing but powerful docu.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2020)
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Robin's Wish

age 13+

Touching tribute to Williams' life, struggle with dementia.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2020)
Pretending I'm a Superman: The Tony Hawk Video Game Story Poster Image
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Pretending I'm a Superman: The Tony Hawk Video Game Story

age 13+

Docu best for skaters and video game fans; some cursing.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2020)
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Parkland Rising

age 12+

Poignant, intense docu about gun safety activists.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2020)
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Kate Nash: Underestimate the Girl

age 14+

Language, sincere artistry in charming yet meandering docu.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2020)
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Willie

age 11+

Hockey docu portrays Willie O'Ree as deserving role model.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2020)
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Most Likely to Succeed

age 15+

Docu follows four promising students; some cursing.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2019)
Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken! Poster Image
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Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken!

age 11+

Revealing fast-food docu has some language, animal violence.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2019)
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First to the Moon

age 12+

Informative docu on Apollo 8 is too slow for younger kids.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2018)
In Search of Greatness Poster Image
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In Search of Greatness

age 8+

Insightful sports docu connects passion, play to genius.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2018)
The Accountant of Auschwitz Poster Image
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The Accountant of Auschwitz

age 14+

Justice comes late to WWII Nazi at German trial; violence.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2018)
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Life in the Doghouse

age 10+

Docu about saving at-risk dogs is emotionally intense.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2019)