My Top Documentariesby moviefreakkk | created - 05 Jun 2013 | updated - 06 Jun 2013 | Public
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1. Night and Fog (1956)
Not Rated | 32 min | Documentary, Short, History
The history of Nazi Germany's death camps of the Final Solution and the hellish world of dehumanization and death contained inside.
2. 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: 50,357 | Gross: $1.61M
5. Hoop Dreams (1994)
PG-13 | 170 min | Documentary, Drama, Sport
A film following the lives of two inner-city Chicago boys who struggle to become college basketball players on the road to going professional.
Votes: 21,022 | Gross: $7.83M
10. Grizzly Man (2005)
R | 103 min | Documentary, Biography
Votes: 45,516 | Gross: $3.17M
11. Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1982)
R | 77 min | Documentary, Comedy
The Monty Python troupe perform a combination of classic sketches and new material at the Hollywood Bowl.
Votes: 12,096 | Gross: $0.33M
14. Young@Heart (2007)
PG | 107 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary on a chorus of senior citizens from Massachusetts who cover songs by Jimi Hendrix, Coldplay, Sonic Youth, and other unexpected musicians.
Votes: 3,682 | Gross: $3.96M
15. Taboo (2002–2014)
TV-14 | 45 min | Documentary
Around the world there are people of different cultures who take actions and decisions that seem out of the ordinary to the average westerner. Considered taboo, these people and their stories are now being known.
17. 180° South (2010)
PG | 85 min | Documentary, Drama, Sport
The film follows adventurer Jeff Johnson as he retraces the epic 1968 journey of his heroes Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia.
Votes: 2,575 | Gross: $0.03M
18. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)
R | 122 min | Documentary, Drama, War
Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Votes: 118,333 | Gross: $119.19M
19. The Road to Guantanamo (2006)
R | 95 min | Documentary, Drama, War
Part drama, part documentary, The Road to Guantánamo focuses on the Tipton Three, a trio of British Muslims who were held in Guantanamo Bay for two years until they were released without charge.
Votes: 10,754 | Gross: $0.32M
21. Super Size Me (2004)
PG | 100 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
While examining the influence of the fast food industry, Morgan Spurlock personally explores the consequences on his health of a diet of solely McDonald's food for one month.
Votes: 91,590 | Gross: $11.53M
22. Capitalism: A Love Story (2009)
R | 127 min | Documentary, Crime, News
An examination of the social costs of corporate interests pursuing profits at the expense of the public good.
Votes: 37,996 | Gross: $14.36M
24. Fat Head (2009)
Not Rated | 104 min | Documentary
A comedian replies to the "Super Size Me" crowd by losing weight on a fast-food diet while demonstrating that almost everything you think you know about the obesity "epidemic" and healthy eating is wrong.
25. This Is It (2009)
PG | 111 min | Documentary, Music
A compilation of interviews, rehearsals and backstage footage of Michael Jackson as he prepared for his series of sold-out shows in London.
Votes: 34,920 | Gross: $72.09M
26. This Is Cinerama (1952)
G | 115 min | Documentary
A standard screen B&W prologue during which Lowell Thomas shows how, from the dawn of history, mankind has attempted to create the illusion of depth & movement by artistic, mechanical and ... See full summary »
Votes: 370 | Gross: $41.60M
27. The Human Experience (2008)
PG-13 | 90 min | Documentary
The story of a band of brothers who travel the world in search of the answers to the burning questions: Who am I? Who is Man? Why do we search for meaning? Their journey brings them into ... See full summary »
28. The Parking Lot Movie (2010)
PG | 74 min | Documentary
The Parking Lot Movie is a documentary about a singular parking lot in Charlottesville, Virginia. The film follows a select group of parking lot attendants and their strange rite of passage... See full summary »
29. Inside Nazi Germany (1938)
Approved | 18 min | Documentary, Short, History
In Volume 4, No. 6, The March of Time producers released their first single-subject issue, a journalistic exposition of the Nazi reign in 1938 Germany, with newsreel cuts of Adolf Hitler, ... See full summary »
31. Searching for Debra Winger (2002)
R | 100 min | Documentary
Rosanna Arquette talks to various actresses about the pressures they face as women working in the entertainment industry.