Award Season 2017: 1st Critics' Choice Documentary Awards

This is a list of nominees and winners for the 1st Critics' Choice Documentary Awards, presented on November 3, 2016, for movies released in 2016.

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  • O.J.: Made in America
  • 13th
  • Miss Sharon Jones!
  • Tower
  • Weiner
  • The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years
  • Everything Is Copy
  • Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four
  • Gleason
  • Cameraperson
  • Life, Animated
  • Audrie & Daisy
  • The Eagle Huntress
  • Amanda Knox
  • Before the Flood
  • Fantastic Lies
  • Gimme Danger
  • Holy Hell
  • Into the Inferno
  • Jackie Robinson
  • Jim: The James Foley Story
  • Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures
  • Rats
  • Tickled
  • The Witness
  • The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth
  • Danny Says
  • Dark Horse
  • The Eighties
  • Fire at Sea
  • Hooligan Sparrow
  • The Hunt
  • Kate Plays Christine
  • Keepers of the Game
  • Mavis!
  • The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble
  • My Beautiful Broken Brain
  • Newtown
  • Nuts!
  • Off the Rails
  • Presenting Princess Shaw
  • Soundbreaking
  • Team Foxcatcher
  • Theo Who Lived
  • Under the Sun
  • We Are X
  • Zero Days