Guided By Values

19 Student-Approved Documentaries for Movie Night

Posted by Lauren Spirig on May 6, 2020 2:05:29 PM


From the depths of the ocean to the farthest reaches of the universe to the most memorable moments in human history, Peck students are devouring non-fiction TV and movie content, and learning about everything under (and beyond!) the sun while they watch.

Need some suggestions for great documentaries? Check out our student-submitted favorites and plan a fun and educational movie night for your family!

  • African Cats (Disney+)
  • Apollo 11 (Netflix)
  • Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable (Netflix)
  • Beyond the Brick: A Lego Brickumentary (HBO, Amazon Prime)
  • Blue Planet (Amazon Prime)
  • The Bomb (PBS)
  • Chasing Monsters (Netflix)
  • Dancing with the Birds (Netflix)
  • The Day the Dinosaurs Died (PBS, Netflix)
  • Dolphin Reef (Disney+)
  • Elephant (Disney+)
  • Expedition Unknown (Discovery, Hulu)
  • Flavorful Origins (Netflix)
  • He Named Me Malala (Netflix)
  • The Last Dance (Netflix)
  • March of the Penguins (Amazon Prime)
  • National Parks Adventure (Netflix)
  • Planet Earth (YouTube)
  • The Roosevelts (Netflix)