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41 Best Biographical Documentaries Movies To Watch

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Popular + Biographical Documentaries

41 Best Biographical Documentaries Movies To Watch

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Scheme Birds (2019)
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A narrative documentary about a young Scottish woman entering adulthood and motherhood against a backdrop of violence

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Prophet’s Prey (2015)
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8.4

An incisive documentary on Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints cult leader Warren Jeffs

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Dick Johnson Is Dead (2020)
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A darkly hilarious portrait of the inevitability of death

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A Cop Movie (2021)
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An empathetic and impressively inventive look at the notoriously corrupt Mexican police force

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Uppity: The Willy T. Ribbs Story (2020)
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The tale of a forgotten champion

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Diego Maradona (2019)
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Wizardry in documentary filmmaking and in soccer

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Shirkers (2018)
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Truth is stranger than fiction in this bizarre documentary that doubles as an ode to art and film

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Long Time Running (2017)
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Flee (2021)
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A humanizing look at the refugee crisis

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Ilo Ilo (2013)
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A Singaporean family struggles to live through the Asian financial crisis

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