Best Political Documentaries
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Politics surrounds our everyday lives, bleeding into the choices we make or the way we live. From presidential elections, immigration, factories, government positions, and laws, there is a lot to unpack about the way our world works. If you enjoy watching documentaries that reveal the good, bad, and ugly of the inner machinations of the world, make sure to check out these fifteen best political documentaries streaming today.
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15. The Swamp, MAX (2020)

15 Best Political Documentaries
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14. The Fight, Sling TV (2020)

15 Best Political Documentaries
Credit: Magnolia Pictures

13. The Great Hack, Netflix (2019)

15 Best Political Documentaries
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12. The Edge of Democracy, Netflix (2019)

15 Best Political Documentaries
Credit: Violet Films

11. Knock Down the House, Netflix (2019)

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Credit: Atlas Films

10. American Factory, Netflix (2019)

15 Best Political Documentaries
Credit: Higher Ground Productions

9. JFK Revisited: Through the Looking Glass, Showtime (2021)

15 Best Political Documentaries
Credit: Pantagruel Productions

8. Reversing Roe, Netflix (2018)

15 Best Political Documentaries
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7. Immigration Nation, Netflix (2020)

15 Best Political Documentaries
Credit: Reel Peak Films

6. Boys State, Apple TV (2020)

15 Best Political Documentaries
Credit: Concordia Studios

5. Weiner, AMC+ (2016)

15 Best Political Documentaries
Credit: Edgeline Films

4. Dirty Money, Netflix (2018-2020)

15 Best Political Documentaries
Credit: Jigsaw Productions

3. Inside Job, Prime Video (2010)

15 Best Political Documentaries
Credit: Representational Pictures

2. The Act of Killing, Peacock (2012)

15 Best Political Documentaries
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1. 13th, Netflix (2016)

15 Best Political Documentaries
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