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Series like Tiger King: Stranger than Fiction Documentaries

Back in the day, documentaries tended to last 90 minutes and be very earnest. The emergence of streaming service has given rise to a new genre--the docuseries--that stretches over multiple episodes. Some of the most bingeworthy docuseries (and documentaries) contain so many plot twists and eccentric characters that it's hard to believe they are true. The poster for Tiger King nails the spirit of these series--"The wildest story you'll never believe."

Shows like DIsney Gallery the Mandalorian: Making Movies TV

Movies about making movies and TV shows may be a bit meta for some viewers, but are perfect for film buffs who want to know how obsessive directors made classic films like Heart of Darkness or series like The Mandalorian.

At the Movies: Documentaries for Film Buffs

Documentaries about legendary directors like Francis Ford Coppola, Stanley Kubrick, and Werner Herzog, the process of making movies, profiles of fanatical film buffs (Cinemania), and beloved critic Roger Ebert (Life Itself).

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