Best Political Documentaries

  • Former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich makes a compelling case about the serious crisis the U.S. faces due to the widening economic gap.

    Inequality for All

      Politics, Social
      Documentaries
    8.1
    90%
    68
    0 Mn
  • Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei uses social media and art to inspire protests and suffers government persecution for his actions.

    Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

      Politics, Social
      Documentaries
    7.6
    97%
    81
    0 Mn
  • Filmmaker Michael Moore takes on capitalism's roots, the floundering U.S. economy, and 2008's global financial meltdown.

    CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY

      Business, Politics
      Documentaries
    7.4
    75%
    61
    14 Mn
  • Emmy-winning filmmaker Jon Alpert chronicles the fortunes of three Cuban families over the course of four tumultuous decades in the nation's history.

    Cuba and the Cameraman

      Biography, Politics
      Documentaries
    8.2
    100%
    82
    0 Mn
  • Once a prominent anti-Semitic politician in Hungary, Csanxe1d Szegedi undergoes a dramatic change in worldview after learning of his Jewish heritage.

    Keep Quiet

      Biography, Politics
      Documentaries
    6.6
    100%
    76
    0 Mn
  • Examine the rise, fall and rebirth of political operative Roger Stone, who's been an influential member of Team Trump for decades.

    Get Me Roger Stone

      Biography, Politics
      Documentaries
    7.4
    90%
    75
    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
  • The long, bitter rivalry between politically opposed intellectuals Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley Jr. is recounted in this acclaimed documentary.

    Best of Enemies

      Politics
      Documentaries
    7.6
    94%
    77
    1 Mn
  • This unflinching documentary follows upstart politician Cory Booker as he tries to unseat the incumbent in the 2002 mayoral election in Newark, N.J.

    Street Fight

      Biography, Politics
      Documentaries
    8
    100%
    85
    0 Mn
  • After Zimbabwe's disputed 2008 election results, political enemies are asked to write a new constitution and save their country from a bleak future.

    Democrats

      Politics
      Documentaries
    7.5
    100%
    88
    0 Mn
  • Over 93 days in Ukraine, what started as peaceful student demonstrations became a violent revolution and full-fledged civil rights movement.

    Winter on Fire

      Politics, Social
      Documentaries
    8.4
    88%
    79
    0 Mn
  • This Emmy-winning, street-level view of the 2011 Egyptian Revolution captures the astonishing uprising that led to the collapse of two governments.

    The Square

      Politics
      Documentaries
    8.1
    100%
    84
    1 Mn