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The Best Documentary Movies on Amazon Prime is a complete Amazon Prime streaming list for your perusal. All the best documentary films on Amazon Prime streaming are listed in one convenient place so you can fully utilize your Amazon Prime service. Some of the best documentaries of all time are now available on Amazon Prime, so you can catch up on new hits or classic award winners.

This Amazon streaming list has nearly as many of the greatest documentary films to watch as a brick and mortar DVD store offers. Newer documentaries like Amy are available on Amazon Prime as are older documentary films like Super High Me, Chariots of the Gods, and The Endless Summer can be viewed on the Amazon Prime instant service. 

What are the best Amazon Prime instant documentary movies? What is available on the Amazon Prime streaming documentary selection? Are there new documentary films on Amazon Prime? This Amazon Prime streaming list is here to get you started on the best Amazon Prime documentary movies has to offer. This is in no way a complete list, so if you know your favorite movie isn't on this list of Amazon instant movies, make sure to add it so other Amazon Prime users can find the best documentaries on Amazon Prime.

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Without Charity is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime
Without Charity Charity Payne, Mike Grzegorek

Here's Why Dear Zachary Is The Most Upsetting Documentary Ever Made The Best US Airlines

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Sriracha is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime

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I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spin... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime

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Prostitution: Behind the Veil is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime
Prostitution Behind the Veil Nahid Persson Sarvestani

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Bill Cunningham New York is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime
Bill Cunningham New York Bill Cunningham

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The Kill Team is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime

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Through a Dog's Eyes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime
Through a Dog's Eyes Neil Patrick Harris

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Meru is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime
Meru Conrad Anker, Grace Chin, Jimmy Chin

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Kon-Tiki is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime

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Nas: Time Is Illmatic is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime

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There's Something Wrong with A... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime
There's Something Wrong with Aunt Diane Jesse Temple, Brad Katinas, Diane Schuler

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First Peoples

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The Whole Gritty City is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime
The Whole Gritty City Bruce Davenport Jr., Kirk Dugar Jr., Brandon Franklin

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Gleason is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime
Gleason Steve Gleason

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Percy Schmeiser: David vs Mons... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime

The Best Netflix Original Documentary Movies The Most Rewatchable Movies

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Racing Around the World Alone is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime
Racing Around the World Alone David Kinsman, Boissieres Arnaud, Unai Basurko

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Super High Me is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime
Super High Me Doug Benson

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Art And Craft is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime

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Paradise Lost: The Child Murde... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime

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Into the Cold is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime
Into the Cold Sebastian Copeland

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That Sugar Film is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime
That Sugar Film Damon Gameau, Hugh Jackman, Richard Davies

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The Central Park Five is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime

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Stories We Tell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime

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Inequality for All is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime

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Jig is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime
Jig

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Thin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime

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Above and Beyond is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime
Above and Beyond

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Deli Man is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime
Deli Man J. Mackye Gruber, Ziggy Gruber, Larry King

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Four Horsemen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime

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Amy Amy Winehouse

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Dreams from My Real Father: A ... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime
Dreams from My Real Father: A Story of Reds and Deception

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Deep Web is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime
Deep Web Nicolas Christin, Cindy Cohn, Joshua L. Dratel

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Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Ma... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime
Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans Steve McQueen, Chad McQueen, John Sturges

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Michael Moore Hates America is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime
Michael Moore Hates America Penn Jillette, Andrew Breitbart, Albert Maysles

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Wild Horse, Wild Ride is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime

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Killer Legends is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime

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Winning: The Racing Life of Pa... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime
Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman Mario Andretti, Michael Andretti, Dick Barbour

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Under Our Skin is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime

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Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why ... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime

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Out of the Blue is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime

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The Endless Summer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime
The Endless Summer Bruce Brown, Miki Dora, Robert August

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Food Matters is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime

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The Hornet's Nest is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime
The Hornet's Nest

The Best Documentaries on Hulu The Best Directors Never Nominated for Oscars

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Monumental: In Search of Ameri... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime

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The Milky Way is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime
The Milky Way

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Soaked in Bleach is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime
Soaked in Bleach Daniel Roebuck, August Emerson

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The Rise And Rise Of Bitcoin is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime
The Rise And Rise Of Bitcoin Ben Bledsoe, Adam Draper, Mike Caldwell

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Murder Rap: Inside the Biggie ... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime
Murder Rap: Inside the Biggie and Tupac Murders Xavien T. Bailey, I. Elijah Baughman, Anthony D. Bell

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Mythic Journeys is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime
Mythic Journeys Tim Curry, Mark Hamill, Deepak Chopra

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Mad as Hell is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Documentary Films On Amazon Prime