Best Amazon Original Documentaryby MAthePA | created - 3 months ago | updated - 3 months ago | Public
Which documentary in this list is your favorite?
(Titles ordered by release year, except the introductory ones)
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1. City of Ghosts (2017)
R | 92 min | Documentary, War
A documentary that follows the efforts of "Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently," a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014. ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,052 | Gross: $0.13M
2. Gleason (2016)
R | 110 min | Documentary
After he is diagnosed with ALS, former professional football player Steve Gleason begins making a video diary for his unborn son, as he, his wife, and their friends and family work to raise money for ALS patients as his disease progresses.
Votes: 2,249 | Gross: $0.58M
4. David Lynch: The Art Life (2016)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography
Artist and filmmaker David Lynch discusses his early life and the events that shaped his outlook on art and the creative process.
Votes: 4,372 | Gross: $0.17M
5. American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story (2017– )
TV-MA | 42 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
The Amazon Original Series draws from unprecedented access to more than 17,000 hours of footage and over 2,600 scrapbooks from Hefner's personal archives, chronicling the life of an American icon and the history of the brand he created.
6. The New Yorker Presents (2015– )
M | 30 min | Documentary
From award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney's Jigsaw Productions, Amazon Prime Video presents a groundbreaking new series that brings America's most award-winning magazine, The New Yorker, to ... See full summary »
8. Eat the World with Emeril Lagasse (2016– )
TV-14 | 30 min | Documentary
Join the adventure as chef, restaurateur and author Emeril Lagasse goes on a food-fueled adventure with the world's most celebrated chefs, from Cuba to South Korea.
TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary, Sport
The Los Angeles Rams search for a new identity in their old stomping grounds during one of the most challenging seasons in recent NFL history.
12. Grand Prix Driver (2018– )
TV-PG | 30 min | Documentary
Grand Prix Driver goes inside the secretive world of Formula 1 by offering never-before-granted access to the inner workings of McLaren. Narrated by Michael Douglas.
13. The Gymkhana Files (2018– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Documentary
An eight-episode unscripted series featuring famed motorsports star and entrepreneur Ken Block and the making of Gymkhana 10, the recently-announced tenth installment of his award-winning, ... See full summary »
14. Six Dreams (2018– )
TV-14 | Documentary, Sport
For the first time ever, Amazon presents an unprecedented journey into the behind the scenes, real life look into the Spanish Football League (La Liga) through the perspective of six ... See full summary »
17. This Giant Beast That is the Global Economy (2019– )
TV-14 | 40 min | Documentary
Actor and former White House Associate Director of Public Engagement, Kal Penn, takes viewers around the world to meet key players behind some of the more serious and bizarre movements in today's economy.
18. Lorena (2019– )
TV-MA | 254 min | Documentary, Crime
From Executive Producer Jordan Peele, this four-part docuseries re-investigates the events of 1993, where Lorena Bobbitt sliced off her husband's penis after years of abuse.