Documentariesby cletts-98014 | created - 17 Feb 2016 | updated - 9 months ago | Public
A list of the (non-animal) documentaries I've watched
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National Geographic Explorer (2009– )
21st Century Sex Slaves
TV-14 | 46 min | Documentary
Sex tourism may be one of Thailand's most profitable industries. Many of the foreign men who enter the country as tourists come for sex the demand is high, and the market is massive.
5. After Tiller (2013)
PG-13 | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
After the assassination of Dr. George Tiller in Kansas in 2009, there are a limited number of doctors left in the country who provide third-trimester abortions for women. AFTER TILLER moves... See full summary »
Votes: 981 | Gross: $0.07M
R | 93 min | Documentary, Crime
Votes: 6,057 | Gross: $0.10M
8. A Ballerina's Tale (2015)
Unrated | 85 min | Documentary
A feature documentary on African American ballerina Misty Copeland that examines her prodigious rise, her potentially career ending injury alongside themes of race and body image in the elite ballet world.
Votes: 592 | Gross: $0.10M
9. Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (2011)
PG | 80 min | Documentary
The Muppet Elmo is one of the most beloved characters among children across the globe. Meet the unlikely man behind the puppet - the heart and soul of Elmo - Kevin Clash.
Votes: 6,490 | Gross: $0.30M
10. Bettie Page Reveals All (2012)
R | 101 min | Documentary, Biography
The world's greatest pinup model and cult icon, Bettie Page, recounts the true story of how her free expression overcame government witch-hunts to help launch America's sexual revolution.
Votes: 1,263 | Gross: $0.10M
11. Bound by Flesh (2012)
Unrated | 95 min | Documentary
A biography of Daisy and Violet Hilton, conjoined twins who started as "freaks" in side shows, then went on to be stars of Vaudeville and films.
14. Bridegroom (2013)
R | 80 min | Documentary
Shane Bitney Crone's plans to marry Tom Bridegroom in California after the same-sex marriage law is passed takes a tragic turn when his partner of six years accidentally dies and Tom's family refuses Shane from attending the funeral.
15. Dark Girls (2011)
Not Rated | 71 min | Documentary
Documentary exploring the deep-seated biases and attitudes about skin color---particularly dark skinned women, outside of and within the Black American culture.
19. First Comes Love (2013)
105 min | Documentary
First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in the baby carriage. For filmmaker Nina Davenport, that old playground song didn't go as planned. Single at age 41, she decides to ... See full summary »
20. For the Bible Tells Me So (2007)
Unrated | 95 min | Documentary, Romance
An exploration of the intersection between religion and homosexuality in the U.S. and how the religious right has used its interpretation of the Bible to stigmatize the gay community.
Votes: 4,272 | Gross: $0.31M
23. Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me (2014)
PG | 116 min | Documentary, Biography, Family
As he struggles with Alzheimer's disease, country-music legend Glen Campbell embarks on his farewell tour in the U.S., Australia, and Europe.
Votes: 1,399 | Gross: $0.37M
24. The Gospel of Jesus's Wife (2012 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary
It was announced today that a team of scholars has confirmed that a fourth century codex written in the ancient Egyptian Coptic language refers to the wife of Jesus. This is the first ... See full summary »
25. The Hacker Wars (2014)
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary, Crime
Ripped from international headlines, The Hacker Wars takes you to the front lines of the high-stakes battle over the fate of the Internet, freedom and privacy.
Votes: 881 | Gross: $0.00M
26. Half the Sky (2012)
Not Rated | 224 min | Documentary
HALF THE SKY is a passionate call-to-arms, urging us not only to bear witness to the plight of the world's women, but to help to transform their oppression into opportunity. Our future is in the hands of women everywhere.
27. Happy (I) (2011)
Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary, Drama, Family
Happy takes us on a journey from the swamps of Louisiana to the slums of Kolkata in search of what really makes people happy.
30. I Escaped a Cult (2012 TV Movie)
I Escaped a Cult talks to survivors of a polygamist breakaway Mormon sect (Warren Jeffs's FLDS) and a fundamentalist Christian community (Aggressive Christianity Missionary Training Corps).... See full summary »
32. India's Daughter (I) (2015)
63 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
The life and death of Jyoti Singh, an Indian medical student whose violation and murder by gang rapists exposed the violent misogyny of Indian society.
36. Kids for Cash (2013)
PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama
Kids For Cash is a riveting look behind the notorious judicial scandal that rocked the nation. Beyond the millions paid and high stakes corruption, Kids For Cash exposes a shocking American... See full summary »
Votes: 1,839 | Gross: $0.09M
37. The Life and Crimes of Doris Payne (2013)
Not Rated | 74 min | Documentary
Tells the real life story of an 80 year old international jewel thief. Features interviews with Doris Payne, her daughter and son, her childhood best friend and law enforcement officers. ... See full summary »
39. Living on One Dollar (2013)
TV-14 | 56 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama
An award-winning film that has been called "A Must Watch" by Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus and Director of The Hunger Games, Gary Ross. Living on One Dollar follows the journey of four ... See full summary »
40. Manson's Missing Victims (2008 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 48 min | Documentary
It is almost universally believed by those who were involved with, or who have studied, the Manson murders that there are far more victims still out there. This documentary looks for some of their graves.
41. Miss Representation (2011)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary
Explores the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America, and challenges the media's limited portrayal of what it means to be a powerful woman.
42. No Woman, No Cry (2010)
Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary
Pregnancy is a death sentence for more than half a million women every year, but their deaths would be preventable if they could obtain the health care they needed. This documentary focuses on the personal stories behind those statistics.
Director: Christy Turlington
44. Point and Shoot (2014)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary
An American sets out with his motorbike to find both adventure and his sense of manhood, leading him on an extraordinary journey he could not have imagined, including fighting in the Libyan Revolution.
45. Pump (2014)
PG | 88 min | Documentary
A documentary that tells the story of America's addiction to oil, from its corporate conspiracy beginnings to its current monopoly today, and explains clearly and simply how we can end it - and finally win choice at the pump.
Votes: 611 | Gross: $0.07M
Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary, History, Sport
QUEENS & COWBOYS: A STRAIGHT YEAR ON THE GAY RODEO chronicles a complete season of the International Gay Rodeo Association. Roping and riding across north America for the past 30 years, the... See full summary »
Director: Matt Livadary
48. The Search for Michael Rockefeller (2011)
90 min | Documentary, Adventure, Mystery
Documentary about the 1961 disappearance of Michael Rockefeller, the young scion of the Rockefeller family, in the waters of Papua New Guinea and the 1969 attempt of journalist Milt Machlin to locate him in case he might still be alive.