Mystery documentaries

The Fake Murder that Fooled the World

The Fake Murder that Fooled the World, a 2018 documentary by British BBC correspondent Jonah Fisher about the fake murder of Russian Journalist and critic of President Putin, Arkady Babchenko.    Ukranian officials confirmed Arkady's murder in May 2018. They reported that he had[...]

Finding Vivian Maier

The 2013 Finding Vivian Maier documentary film directed by John Maloof and Charlie Siskel tells the story of one of the greatest street photographers to have ever lived. Her talent was never really discovered until two years before her death as many of her photographs were never exhibited or shown a[...]

Secrets of the Mona Lisa

Secrets of the Mona Lisa, a 2015 art documentary presented by British historian and broadcaster Andrew Graham-Dixon.   The Mona Lisa is easily the most famous single piece of art in the world. Much of this attention has come from the seductive mystery of the woman depicted in the painting[...]

The Porthole Mystery

CrimeMystery Presenter Richard Latto 2018 Unrated

The Porthole Mystery, a new 2018 documentary which investigates new evidence surrounding the murder of actress Gay Gibson who was murdered at the age of 21 aboard the MV Durban Castle while crossing the Atlantic Ocean between Cape Town and Southampton, England on October 18th, 1947.   The[...]

Through the Wormhole

Through the Wormhole season one, a landmark 6-part science documentary hosted by actor Morgan Freeman, who of course needs no introduction. The film is split into six sections that cover fundamental questions any curious mind would have about the universe and the nature of reality:   Is T[...]

Häxan (Witchcraft Through the Ages)

Mystery Presenter Benjamin Christensen 1922 Unrated

Häxan, a 1922 fictionalised Danish-Swedish silent documentary about the evolution of witchcraft through the ages from its pagan roots by Danish filmmaker Benjamin Christensen.   The title of the film "Häxan" comes from the study of how the misunderstanding of mental il[...]

The Real Amityville Horror

The Amityville Horror is a cult classic film franchise that has scared the living daylights out of millions of people.   Did you know know that the movies and books were actually based on real-life events? Yes this documentary with narration by Canadian actress Zoë Wanamaker is about[...]

Nostradamus: The Truth

Mystery Presenter Oliver Dimsdale 2007 Unrated

Where Nostradamus' 942 predictions from his 1555 book his book Les Propheties real? This 2007 Nostradamus documentary with narration by English actor Oliver Dimsdale aims to separate fact from fiction and provide some straight answers.

Amelia Earhart: The Lost Evidence

Mystery Presenter Shawn Henry 2017

Amelia Earhart: The Lost Evidence, a 2017 history documentary within which former FBI official Shawn Henry unveils new evidence supporting the Japanese capture hypothesis of the disappearance of Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan.   Amelia Earhart was an American aviator (possibly the mo[...]

The Boy Who Lived Before

Mystery Presenter Stuart Bunce 2003

The Boy Who Lived Before, a documentary about Cameron Macauley which was made as part of a 2003 Channel 5 series called "Extraordinary people".   Macauley spent his early years telling his mother that he was from a remote Scottish Island called Barra. The young boy from Glasgow[...]

Mysteries of the Abandoned: Armageddon Highway

Mysteries of the Abandoned: Armageddon Highway, a 2018 science documentary narrated by Kasper Michaels. A strange Cuban prison, an eerie escape route built for Armageddon, and an underwater marvel that changed history are mysteriously deserted engineering projects, and new discoveries reveal ho[...]

The Bible Code

Mystery Presenter Dilly Barlow 2003

  “The Bible Code” documentary was first broadcast in 2003 and looks into the mysterious code which is supposedly hidden in the Christian book. Narration by actress Dilly Barlow.   Michael Drosnin is an American journalist and best selling author. He h[...]

Mysteries of the Bible

Mystery Presenter Richard Kiley 1994 Unrated

  Mysteries of the Bible takes us on a journey through some significant events which are depicted in the Bible.   This documentary series narrated by American actor Richard Kiley was first released in 1994 and ran until 1998. It captures the rich history which is described in the[...]

What on Earth? Hunting the Ark of the Covenant

ScienceMystery Presenter Steven Kearney 2018 Unrated

  The 2018 documentary What on Earth? Hunting the Ark of the Covenant narrated by American voice-actor Steven Kearney takes us on an investigation which may find the Ark of the Covenant.   New discoveries lead investigators to a crypt rumoured to hold the Ark of t[...]

A curated collection of Mystery documentaries covering a number of different subjects.