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
  • 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