Up for a movie night? If you do not have the money to see a new movie, or too lazy to get up and go to the cinema, then we have a surprise for you. All you need is to do is get comfy on the couch, grab a bowl of popcorn, and get your Hulu on. Did you know that besides great web television series, Hulu has a lot of original movies as well? Documentaries specifically. Hulu is known for its creative and out-of-the-box web television series such as The Handmaid’s Tale, Difficult People, The Hotwives of Las Vegas, and so much more. Which is why it is no doubt that their original documentaries would also be so well-thought-out, creative, and awesome.
Here are the best original Hulu documentary films we recommend for you.
Becoming Bond is a film directed, written, and produced by Josh Greenbaum and distributed by Hulu. It is actually a documentary drama film which unfolds the story of George Lazenby and how he got the role of James Bond. Lazenby has never acted before and was a car mechanic. To date, he is the youngest actor to ever play the role of James Bond at the age of 29.
2. Tiny Shoulders: Rethinking Barbie
Every young girl has had this toy or dreamed of having one. Barbie, with the full name Barbara Millicent Roberts, has greatly impacted the lives of every young girl. Little do people know that she has also affected a lot of other things. There are a lot of issues and controversies regarding this highly coveted doll and this movie has been a great avenue for people to realize it. Tiny Shoulders: Rethinking Barbie is a documentary film directed, written, and produced by Andrea Blaugrand Nevins. The film talks about the invention of Barbie, her impact on the lives of women, and reinvention.
3. Batman and Bill
Batman is one of the most iconic and beloved superheroes of all time. a lot of kids idolize him for his bravery, skill, and of course his wealth. Who wouldn’t want a Batmobile, right? For decades, it is well known that Bob Kane was the sole creator of this superhero’s story, the creator of Batman. Through the years, there have been rumors that another person should be credited for this legendary creature. Batman and Bill is a documentary film directed, written, and produced by Don Argott and Sheena M. Joyce. It talks about the creation of Batman and reveals how Bill Finger was never given any credit even though he was the man behind the mythos of Batman.