The 25 Best Documentaries on HBO Max

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If you lined up each documentary available on HBO Max next to each other, it would span the entire circumference of Earth. Actually, that's a total lie that I came up with in a desperate attempt to create an introduction for this article.

While that statement might not be true, it sure feels like that upon first glance at the A-Z page of documentaries listed on HBO Max. These next 25 are some of the best documentaries on HBO Max, though they're just scratching the surface of what the entire platform has to offer documentary-wise.

1. 'The Vow' (2020)

2. 'Grey Gardens' (1975)

3. 'LFG' (2021)

4. 'Tony Hawk: Until the Wheels Fall Off' (2022)

5. 'Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures' (2016)

6. 'Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown' (2013)

7. 'Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief' (2015)

8. 'The Inventor: Out For Blood in Silicon Valley' (2019)

9. 'McMillions' (2020)

10. 'John Lewis: Good Trouble' (2020)

11. 'The First Monday in May' (2016)

12. 'Being Serena' (2018)

13. 'The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling' (2018)

14. 'Bright Lights' (2016)

15. 'Gimme Shelter' (1970)

16. 'Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy' (2017)

17. 'The Way Down: God, Greed, and the Cult of Gwen Shamblin' (2021)

18. 'Heaven's Gate: The Cult of Cults' (2020)

19. 'How to With John Wilson' (2020)

20. 'Everything Is Copy' (2015)

21. 'Gloria: In Her Own Words' (2011)

22. 'The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart' (2020)

23. 'Nuclear Family' (2021)

24. 'Beanie Mania' (2021)

25. 'The Gospel According to Andre' (2017)

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