Best Documentaries On Hulu

Best Documentaries On Hulu

Best Documentaries On Hulu

A documentary film is a non-fictional motion picture that is filmed for the purposes of instruction, education, or maintaining a past record.

Social media platforms have provided a lot for the growth in the documentary-film genre. These platforms have increased the distribution area and ease of availability.

Hulu has a rich array of documentary features. Hulu is an American subscription streaming service that is majority owned by The Walt Disney Company and Comcast’s NBCUniversal is holding a minority stake. 

Hulu was launched on October 29, 2007, and offers a library of films and television series like 20th Century Studios, Searchlight Pictures, Disney Television Studios, ABC, Freeform, A&E Networks, and FX Networks among others.

Mind-Bending Documentaries on Hulu

Here is the list of best Documentaries On Hulu that you can watch for your time pass.

S.NoMovie NameRelease year Age Rating
1.The Painter and the Thief2020
2.Three Identical Strangers2018PG-13
3.The Mole Agent2020
4.Jiro Dreams of Sushi2011PG
5.Hail Satan?2019R
6.‘McQueen’2018R
Best Documentaries On Hulu

Let us discuss the list of best Documentaries On Hulu one by one.

The Painter and the Thief

The Painter and the Thief is a 2020 Norwegian documentary film which is directed by Benjamin Ree. The film follows Barbora Kysilkova who is an artist who forms a friendship with Karl-Bertil Nordland, a man who stole her artwork. 

This documentary has a true-crime twist that unveils the bizarre heist that began an unusual friendship. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on January 23, 2020, and won the World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Creative Storytelling.

Neon obtained distribution rights to the film. It was released in the United States on May 22, 2020.

Three Identical Strangers

Three Identical Strangers is a 2018 documentary film that is directed by Tim Wardle. This documentary is about the lives of Edward Galland, David Kellman, and Robert Shafran and is about a set of identical triplet brothers who are adopted as infants by separate families.

The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival 2018  where it won the U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Storytelling. This film was also on the shortlist of 15 films considered for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.

Three Identical Strangers film was also presented at the Rome Film Fest.

The Mole Agent

The Mole Agent is a 2020 internationally co-produced documentary film directed by Maite Alberdi. This documentary was screened at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival in the World Cinema Documentary Competition.

This documentary is about a private investigator who hires an elderly man to go undercover in a nursing home in Chile.

It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 93rd Academy Awards and was also selected as the Chilean entry for Best International Feature Film.

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Jiro Dreams of Sushi is a 2011 Japanese-language American documentary film which is directed by David Gelb. This film follows Jiro Ono who is an 85-year-old sushi master and owner of Sukiyabashi Jiro which is a Michelin three-star restaurant. 

Sukiyabashi Jiro is a 10-seat sushi-only restaurant which is located in a Tokyo subway station. Jiro Ono serves a tasting menu of 20 courses for a minimum of JP¥30,000 in 2014.

The film also profiles Jiro’s two sons,  a younger son, Takashi who left Sukiyabashi Jiro to open a mirror image of his father’s restaurant in Roppongi Hills, and a 50-year-old elder son, Yoshikazu, required to succeed his father, still works for Jiro and faced with the hope of 1 day taking over the flagship restaurant.

Hail Satan?

Hail Satan? is a 2019 American documentary film. This film is about The Satanic Temple which has its origins and grassroots political activism.

This documentary is directed by Penny Lane and premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. This documentary was released in the United States on April 19, 2019, and distributed by Magnolia Pictures. 

The film shows Satanists working to preserve the separation of church and state against the perceived privileges of the Christian right.

‘McQueen’

McQueen is a 2018 biographical documentary film which is directed by Ian Bonhôte, written and co-directed by Peter Ettedgui, and produced by Ian Bonhôte, Andee Ryder, Nick Taussig, and Paul Van Carter under the banner of Misfits Entertainment, and Salon Pictures. This documentary is based on the life and career of British fashion designer Alexander McQueen.

The film looks into the life and career of British fashion designer Alexander McQueen.

Hope you will like the list of best Documentaries On Hulu.

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