Best English Health Documentaries

  • This eye-opening look at the fast-growing medical device industry reveals how the rush to innovate can lead to devastating consequences for patients.

    The Bleeding Edge

      Business, Health, Science
      Documentaries
    8.2
    100%
    76
    0 Mn
  • In this heart-wrenching documentary, a 28-year-old Ph.D. student turns the camera on herself to capture her struggles with chronic fatigue syndrome.

    Unrest

      Biography, Health
      Documentaries
    8
    100%
    80
    0 Mn
  • A strong-willed Irish filmmaker impaired by ALS syndrome directs his first feature film, with eye-gaze technology as his only means of communication.

    It's Not Yet Dark

      Art, Health, Science
      Documentaries
    7.6
    95%
    75
    0 Mn
  • Based on the audio diaries of academic and theologian John Hull, this film offers an impressionistic re-creation of his slow descent into blindness.

    Notes on Blindness

      Health
      Documentaries
    7.1
    94%
    75
    0 Mn
  • This uplifting documentary follows R&B singer Sharon Jones's battle with pancreatic cancer while keeping her band intact for a return to the stage.

    Miss Sharon Jones!

      Health, Music
      Documentaries
    7.2
    90%
    77
    0 Mn
  • This documentary examines the fight of reproductive health clinics in the U.S. to remain open despite laws designed to regulate them out of existence.

    Trapped

      Health, Politics, Social
      Documentaries
    6.9
    100%
    77
    0 Mn
  • Director Robert Kenner's provocative, Oscar-nominated documentary looks at the food industry's harmful effects on human health and the environment.

    Food, Inc.

      Food, Health
      Documentaries
    7.8
    95%
    80
    0 Mn
  • Doctor and filmmaker Ryan McGarry takes viewers inside the world of a public hospital his own for a close-up look at the ailing medical system.

    Code Black

      Behind the Scenes, Health, Science
      Documentaries
    7.3
    89%
    77
    0 Mn
  • This poignant film chronicles the country music icon's remarkable career, his 2011 Alzheimer's diagnosis, final tour and and his farewell to fans.

    Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me

      Biography, Health, Music
      Documentaries
    8
    100%
    79
    0 Mn