Documentaries to Watchby quinnquintillus | created - 04 Dec 2015 | updated - 28 Sep 2016 | Public
A list of documentaries I still need to watch.
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1. 5 Girls (2001)
Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary
For two years, filmmaker Maria Finitzo followed five strong young women between the ages of 13 and 17. Unlike the myriad reports, books and "specials" that focus on young women as passive ... See full summary »
2. What's in My Baggie? (2014)
61 min | Documentary
In 2013, five friends with no documentary experience embarked on a journey to expose the rise of dangerous substance adulteration, and provide a well-rounded critique of ineffective drug policy.
3. The Forecaster (2014)
PG | 100 min | Documentary, Biography
MARTIN ARMSTRONG, once a US based trillion dollar financial adviser, used the number pi to predict economic turning points with precision. When some big New York bankers asked him to join ... See full summary »
4. Kati with an I (2010)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Drama, Family
An intimate portrait of Kati, a teenage girl about to graduate high school, who endures a moment-by-moment emotional transformation over the course of three tumultuous days that leave her future in doubt.
5. The Act of Killing (2012)
Not Rated | 117 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.
Votes: 32,484 | Gross: $0.49M
6. A Map for Saturday (2007)
TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary
On a trip around the world, every day feels like Saturday. A MAP FOR SATURDAY reveals a world of long-term, solo travel through the stories of trekkers on four continents. The documentary ... See full summary »
7. Advanced Style (2014)
72 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
Advanced Style examines the lives of seven unique New Yorkers whose eclectic personal style and vital spirit have guided their approach to aging.
Votes: 915 | Gross: $0.01M
8. Black Sun (2005)
Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary
Gary Tarn's remarkable, award-winning documentary, BLACK SUN, investigates this through the story of Hugues de Montalembert, a New York-based artist and filmmaker who was blinded by a vicious attack in 1978.
9. Banaz: A Love Story (2012)
69 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
This is a documentary film chronicling the brutal Honour Killing of Banaz Mahmod, a young British Kurdish woman in London, killed by her own family for choosing a life for herself.
12. The 11th Hour (I) (2007)
PG | 95 min | Documentary
A look at the state of the global environment including visionary and practical solutions for restoring the planet's ecosystems.
Votes: 5,469 | Gross: $0.70M
13. Senna (2010)
PG-13 | 106 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34.
Votes: 58,020 | Gross: $1.61M
14. Inside the Manson Gang (2007)
85 min | Documentary, Crime
'Inside the MANSON Gang' The incredible behind the scenes, exclusive footage and true story of the most notorious white gang in American history, and the Trial of the 20th Century. Robert ... See full summary »
15. Lambert & Stamp (2014)
R | 117 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Votes: 673 | Gross: $0.18M
16. Art and Craft (2014)
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary
When one of the most prolific art forgers in US history is finally exposed, he must confront the legacy of his 30-year con.
Votes: 1,370 | Gross: $0.22M
17. Call Me Kuchu (2012)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Drama
In Uganda, a new bill threatens to make homosexuality punishable by death. David Kato - Uganda's first openly gay man - and his fellow activists work against the clock to defeat the ... See full summary »
Votes: 733 | Gross: $0.01M
18. 1971 (2014)
Unrated | 79 min | Documentary, History, Thriller
The story of a notorious 1971 activist burglary of an FBI office that led to the Bureau's numerous abuses against dissidents being exposed.
20. Listen to Me Marlon (2015)
Unrated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography
A documentary that utilizes hundreds of hours of audio that Marlon Brando recorded over the course of his life to tell the screen legend's story.
Votes: 6,574 | Gross: $0.43M
24. Dirty Wars (2013)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery
Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill is pulled into an unexpected journey as he chases down the hidden truth behind America's expanding covert wars.
Votes: 8,803 | Gross: $0.38M
26. How to Lose Jobs & Alienate Girlfriends (2014)
77 min | Documentary, Biography, Family
First time filmmaker follows his girlfriend and boss chase their dream as musicians. His insecurities flair while struggling to find a story, and begins challenging their flaws, on camera, jeopardizing the film, relationships and careers.
27. Best of Enemies: Buckley vs. Vidal (2015)
R | 87 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Votes: 5,655 | Gross: $0.89M
28. Heaven Adores You (2014)
104 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Heaven Adores You is an intimate, meditative inquiry into the life and music of Elliott Smith. By threading the music of Elliott Smith through the dense, yet often isolating landscapes of ... See full summary »
30. Donor Unknown (2010)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary
JoEllen Marsh is 20 years old, and has never met her father. As she goes in search of her paternity, her path to Donor 150 becomes an exploration into identity and the complex permutations ... See full summary »
32. 41 (2007)
TV-G | 112 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
In the winter of 2003, a catastrophic fire erupted in a Rhode Island concert club, ultimately claiming 100 lives. For this state of just over a million residents, the devastation was ... See full summary »
33. American Dream (1990)
PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary
Chronicles the six-month strike at Hormel in Austin, Minnesota, in 1985-86. The local union, P-9 of the Food and Commercial Workers, overwhelmingly rejects a contract offer with a $2/hour ... See full summary »
Votes: 691 | Gross: $0.27M
34. Genius on Hold (2012)
PG | 91 min | Documentary
The story of Walter L. Shaw, a telecommunications genius, and his son Walter T. Shaw, a ruthless jewel thief, is a metaphor and a symbol for its time - for the twentieth century and for today.
35. Gorging (2013)
G | 90 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
Award winning documentary about the sport of canyoneering and four adventurers as they hike, wade, swim, rock climb, and rappel down cliffs and waterfalls.
36. Andrew and Jeremy Get Married (2004)
75 min | Documentary
An intimate portrait of two Englishmen from vastly different social backgrounds which shows them dealing with the 'ups and downs' of their eccentric relationship and culminates in a moving ... See full summary »
39. 14 Women (2007)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary
When the historic 109th Congress convened the number of women in the Senate increased to an unprecedented 14. Now, their struggle to balance family and politics is chronicled in this ... See full summary »
40. 21 Years: Richard Linklater (2014)
Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, Biography
It's been said that the first 21 years defines the career of an artist. Few directors have single-handedly shaken up the film establishment like the godfather of indie, Richard Linklater. ... See full summary »
42. The Yes Men Are Revolting (2014)
Unrated | 91 min | Documentary
Comedy troupe The Yes Men stage phony events and press releases in an effort to bring attention to environmental dangers and corporate greed.
Votes: 697 | Gross: $0.05M
43. Towncraft (2007)
104 min | Documentary
Towncraft looks at the importance of local scenes in a changing music world and the exciting music that emerges from smaller cities across the country when communities come together.
44. Hit So Hard (2011)
Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A documentary that follows Hole drummer Patty Schemel as she struggles with fame and addiction.
Votes: 630 | Gross: $0.03M