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Best Biographical Documentaries

A collection of the highest rated and most popular documentaries covering the lives of truly extraordinary people, coupled with brilliant film making.

Oh How the Mighty Have Fallen: Documentaries about Troubled Sports Stars

Documentaries about athletes and sports teams fighting demons, including mental health issues or addiction, that sometimes lead to disgrace, and in some cases followed by redemption.

Best Sports Documentaries

A round-up of some of the highest-rated documentaries from across the sporting world--you can only rewatch The Last Dance so many times.

Shows like Spinning Out: Shows for Female Athletes

These documentaries, reality shows and dramas span the gamut of sport--including soccer, gymnastics, basketball, skating, and cheerleading--but all feature amazing female athletes.

Netflix Sports Documentaries

After the success of ESPN's 30 for 30 franchise, it was inevitable that streaming juggernaut Netflix would follow suit--we'll see if Netflix' Untold series reaches the lofty heights of its inspiration, but the early entries are super promising. If this list piques your interest, be sure to check out our 30 for 30 list.

Female Athlete Documentaries

We definitely need a Title IX for sports documentaries, which have historically focused almost exclusively on male athletes--fortunately that is starting to change with some excellent recent docs featuring women athletes.

Best Boxing Documentaries

A collection of documentaries about boxers who fight difficult battles inside and outside the ring--spoiler alert, Ali truly was the greatest of all time.

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