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Biography documentaries

Kurt & Courtney

  Kurt & Courtney, a 1998 documentary directed by British filmmaker Nick Broomfield about the tumultuous relationship between Kurt Cobain, Cortney Love and circumstance...

Working with Weinstein

  Harvey Weinstein is a now a figure who doesn't need an introduction after dozens of women spoke out accusing him of sexual harassment, rape and assault. The 2018...

On Any Sunday

SportBiography Presenter Bruce Brown 1971 01:28:40 Unrated

  On Any Sunday is a 1971 documentary about motorcycle racing by Californian filmmaker Bruce Brown.   This academy-award-winning film shows the broad range of di...

Fred & Rosemary West: The House of Horrors

CrimeBiography Presenter Tom Pigott-Smith 2006 00:46:39 Unrated

  The "Fred & Rosemary West: The House of Horrors" documentary examines the terrible murders which took place during the late 1960's until the late 1980&#...

Elizabeth: Our Queen

  Elizabeth: Our Queen is a new 2018 eight-part documentary series about Queen Elizabeth II, narrated by James D'Arcy.   The film was made to celebrate the 6...

This Is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous

SexualityBiography Presenter Gigi Gorgeous 2017 01:31:00 Unrated

  This Is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous, a sobering yet inspirational documentary about Canadian internet personality and glamour model Gigi Gorgeous and her family.  ...

Waste Land

BiographySociety Presenter Lucy Walker 2010 01:34:47 Unrated

  The "Waste Land" documentary co-directed by Lucy Walker, Karen Harley takes us to the outskirts of Rio De Janeiro where the biggest landfill site in the world i...

Let's Get Lost

MusicBiography Presenter Bruce Weber 1988 02:04:00 Unrated

  Let's Get Lost is a 1988 biographical documentary about the famous jazz musician and trumpet player Chet Baker by director Bruce Weber.   The film was rele...

Grey Gardens

Biography Presenter Albert Maysles 1975 01:35:00 Unrated

  Grey Gardens, a 1975 biographical documentary about Edith Bouvier Beale and her middle-aged American socialite daughter, the aunt of Jacqueline Kennedy who live in a larg...

Dirty Pictures

DrugsBiography Presenter Étienne Sauret 2010 01:30:09
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  Dirty Pictures is a 2010 biographical drug documentary about Alexander Sasha Shulgin who was a chemist responsible for creating more than 200 psychedelic compounds i...

The Case for Christ

SocietyBiography Presenter Lee Strobel 2007 01:11:00 Unrated

  The Case for Christ documentary is based on a 1998 book by atheist author Lee Strobel who tried to prove his wife's Christian faith.   To make the case&nbs...

Ernest Hemingway: Wrestling with Life

Biography Presenter Mariel Hemingway 2005 01:31:27 Unrated

Biographical documentary of Nobel Prize-winning novelist Ernest Hemingway narrated by his granddaughter Mariel Hemingway.   A&E's long-running bio...

Friedrich Nietzsche: Human, All Too Human

SocietyBiography Presenter Haydn Gwynne 1999 00:51:01 Unrated

  Friedrich Nietzsche: Human, All Too Human.   Human, All Too Human is a three-part documentary television series produced by the BBC. It follows the lives of th...

Andre The Giant

BiographyTrailer / Preview Only Presenter Jason Hehir 2018 00:02:06 Unrated

  Andre The Giant looks back on the life and career of the world-renowned wrestler André Roussimoff who rose to fame during the 80’s under the a...

This collection of biography documentaries will be focused on individuals, not groups or bands. If you are looking for a documentary about a particular band it will be found under the Music category for example. Exceptions to this include famous musicians and sports personalities which would also be found in either music or sport.