Documentaries I Have Seen

by tittleiota-1 | created - 08 Oct 2011 | updated - 27 Sep 2012 | Public

List of documentaries I have seen so far.

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2. Say Goodbye to the President (1985 TV Movie)

83 min | Documentary

Documentary focusing on the last few days in the life of Marilyn Monroe, and her connection with the Kennedy brothers, John and Robert.

Director: Christopher Olgiati | Stars: John Bates, Jeanne Carmen, Jack Clemmons, Ralph de Toledano

Votes: 47

3. The Legend of Marilyn Monroe (1965)

Not Rated | 50 min | Documentary, Biography

John Huston, who directed Monroe in her first major film and her last completed role, pays tribute to the life and career of the tragic actress.

Director: Terry Sanders | Stars: John Huston, Marilyn Monroe, Lauren Bacall, Gladys Baker

Votes: 116

4. The Elvis Files (1990 Video)

Not Rated | 55 min | Documentary

An Elvis mystery reopened

Director: Laurette Healey | Stars: Gail Brewer-Giorgio, Maria Columbus, Ed Hopkins, Larry J. Kolb

Votes: 19

5. Spin (1995)

57 min | Documentary

Pirated satellite feeds revealing U.S. media personalities' contemptuous plans for their viewers come full circle in Spin. TV out-takes appropriated from network satellite feeds unravel the... See full summary »

Director: Brian Springer | Stars: Larry Agran, Jim Bakker, Bill Beutel, Tom Brokaw

Votes: 467

6. The Private Life of Princess Diana (1997 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

For a woman with a very public image, it was often difficult for Princess Diana to conduct a private life. She captured the hearts of the nation but what really went on behind closed doors?

Director: Alan Scales | Stars: Princess Diana, Kate Ricketts, Jeffrey Archer, Richard Kay

7. The Real David Beckham (2000 Video)

72 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

A behind the scenes look at the career and personal life of the England and Manchester United soccer player.

Stars: David Beckham, Jackie Adams, Victoria Beckham, Angus Deayton

Votes: 35

8. Welcome to North Korea (2001 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

This film, shot mostly covertly, shows a regime where 20 million people live in poverty, some on the brink of starvation, while the former dictator Kim II Sung and his son built extravagant monuments to reflect their power.

Directors: Raymond Feddema, Peter Tetteroo | Star: John Swieringa

Votes: 153

9. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Moon (2001 Video)

47 min | Documentary, History

A documentary on the evidence which shows that the Apollo 11 astronauts never actually landed on the moon.

Director: Bart Sibrel | Stars: Anne Tonelson, Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins

Votes: 580

10. Nostradamus: Beyond the Prophecies (2001 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

Who was Nostradamus? What are his predictions about the future? A documentary about this mysterious man who, according to some investigators, could predict huge events like the Second World War.

Stars: Chad Bantner, Brad Douglas, John Hogue

Votes: 21

12. The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (2003)

Unrated | 74 min | Documentary

81 Metascore

In April 2002, an Irish film crew is making a documentary about Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, when a coup from the opposition is made.

Directors: Kim Bartley, Donnacha O'Briain | Stars: Hugo Chávez, Pedro Carmona, Jesse Helms, Colin Powell

Votes: 2,353

13. The Trials of Henry Kissinger (2002)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

72 Metascore

A film about the war crimes of the American diplomat, Henry Kissinger.

Director: Eugene Jarecki | Stars: Brian Cox, Henry Kissinger, Anna Chennault, Amy Goodman

Votes: 1,886 | Gross: $0.52M

14. Born Rich (2003)

75 min | Documentary

A documentary on children of the insanely rich. Directed by one of their own, Johnson & Johnson heir, Jamie Johnson.

Director: Jamie Johnson | Stars: Ivanka Trump, Georgina Bloomberg, Si Newhouse IV, Luke Weil

Votes: 1,713

15. JFK II: The Bush Connection (2003 Video)

92 min | Documentary, History

Four part documentary about JFK's murder, and who had reasons and means to do it, and to escape. - Part 1: History is written by the winners. Part 2: Through the Looking Glass. Part 3: Who ... See full summary »

Director: John Hankey | Stars: Cyril H. Wecht, Robert McClelland, Marion Jenkins, Richard Dulany

Votes: 196

16. Living with Michael Jackson: A Tonight Special (2003 TV Special)

110 min | Documentary

Martin Bashir conducts a rare interview with Michael Jackson and is given unprecedented access to the reclusive performer's private life.

Director: Julie Shaw | Stars: Michael Jackson, Martin Bashir, Gavin Arvizo, Janet Arvizo

Votes: 1,035

17. Michael Jackson's Private Home Movies (2003 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

Michael Jackson shows you his home videos.

Stars: Michael Jackson, Kieran Culkin, Macaulay Culkin, Jackie Jackson

Votes: 400

18. Zapruder Film of Kennedy Assassination (1970)

1 min | Documentary, Short, Crime

The home movie footage shot by Abraham Zapruder that caught the assassination of the U.S. President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963.

Director: Abraham Zapruder | Stars: Charles Brehm, Howard Brennan, John Connally, Nellie Connally

Votes: 2,057

19. The Men Who Killed Kennedy (1988–2003)

Documentary, History

A detailed examination of the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, with emphasis on the discrepancies and inconsistencies in the government's official version of events.

Stars: Hilary Minster, Robert J. Groden, Gary Mack, Cyril H. Wecht

Votes: 525

20. Peter Jennings Reporting: The Kennedy Assassination - Beyond Conspiracy (2003 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, History

Forty years after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, more than 80% of Americans still believe that Lee Harvey Oswald did not act alone. This documentary attempts to separate fact from conspiracy theories to get to the truth.

Director: Mark Obenhaus | Stars: Robert Goldberg, John F. Kennedy, Robert Dallek, Lee Harvey Oswald

Votes: 231

21. The Obama Deception (2009 Video)

111 min | Documentary

Controversial radio host Alex Jones presents his theory that the newly elected 44th president of The United States is merely a puppet in a conspiracy to loot the American public and orchestrate a totalitarian world government.

Director: Alex Jones | Stars: Francis Boyle, Gerald Celente, Daniel Estulin, Alex Jones

Votes: 1,305

22. The Kennedy Detail (2010 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

Based on the book by Gerald S. Blaine With Lisa McCubbin "The Kennedy Detail", this documentary interviews the men who served on President JFK's Secret Service Detail and their memories of ... See full summary »

Director: Vince DiPersio | Stars: Martin Sheen, Clint Hill, Gerald S. Blaine, Winston G. Lawson

Votes: 66

27. A Ripple of Hope (2008)

TV-PG | 55 min | Documentary

It was April 4, 1968. At 6:01 p.m., across the street from the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, a gunman fired a rifle, and the leader of the civil rights movement, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., ... See full summary »

Director: Donald Boggs | Stars: John Lewis, Adam Walinsky, Frank Mankiewicz, Thurston Clarke

Votes: 71

29. Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies (2001)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary

A look at several legendary 'exploitation' film-makers from the golden days of drive-in movies, and how they had a lasting effect on the movie landscape in general.

Director: Ray Greene | Stars: F.X. Feeney, Maila Nurmi, Michael Copner, Samuel Z. Arkoff

Votes: 522

30. Berkeley in the Sixties (1990)

Not Rated | 117 min | Documentary

A documentary about militant student political activity in the University of California-Berkely in the 1960's.

Director: Mark Kitchell | Stars: Jentri Anders, Joan Baez, Frank Bardacke, Stokely Carmichael

Votes: 658

31. The Man Who Saw Tomorrow (1981)

PG | 90 min | Biography, Drama, History

Hosted by Orson Welles, this documentary utilizes a grab bag of dramatized scenes, stock footage, TV news clips and interviews to ask: Did 16th century French astrologer and physician ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Guenette | Stars: Orson Welles, Philip L. Clarke, Ray Laska, Bob Ruggiero

Votes: 965

32. Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed (2008)

PG | 90 min | Documentary

20 Metascore

Ben Stein examines the issue of academic freedom and decides that there is none when it comes to the debate over intelligent design.

Director: Nathan Frankowski | Stars: Ben Stein, Lili Asvar, Peter Atkins, Hector Avalos

Votes: 11,744 | Gross: $7.69M

33. Ghosts of the Abyss (2003)

G | 61 min | Documentary, Family

67 Metascore

James Cameron and Bill Paxton, director and actor of the 1997 film Titanic, travel to the final undersea resting place of the ill-fated ship of dreams.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Bill Paxton, Lori Johnston, Lewis Abernathy, John Broadwater

Votes: 4,826 | Gross: $17.09M

34. Last Mysteries of the Titanic (2005 TV Movie)

44 min | Documentary

In the Last Mysteries Of The Titanic DVD, Academy Award-winning director James Cameron leads a team of underwater explorers on a series of historic dives to document the remains of the ... See full summary »

Director: Neil Flagg | Stars: Laura Anderson, Scott Anderson, Michael Arbuthnot, Paul Brightwell

Votes: 147

35. Titanic: Secrets Revealed (1998 TV Movie)


What happened after titanic went down? secrets has been revealed.

Director: John Tindall | Stars: Bernard Hill, Lou Slaughter, Edith Haisman, Emory Kristof

Votes: 70

36. Titanic: The Final Word with James Cameron (2012 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

Engineers, architects and historians are assembled to examine why the Titanic sank, using new technology that has come to light since James Cameron's film Titanic (1997).

Director: Tony Gerber | Stars: James Cameron, Ken Marschall, Paul-Henri Nargeolet, Bill Sauder

Votes: 569

37. Prince Charles' Other Mistress (2008 TV Movie)

PG | 47 min | Documentary

Prince Charles' Other Mistress tells the fascinating, largely unknown and ultimately tragic story about his intense relationship with Australian heiress Dale "Kanga" Tryon. For a period in ... See full summary »

Director: Page Shepherd | Star: Benedict Cumberbatch

Votes: 15

38. The Celluloid Closet (1995)

R | 102 min | Documentary, History

A documentary surveying the various Hollywood screen depictions of homosexuals and the attitudes behind them throughout the history of North American film.

Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: Lily Tomlin, Tony Curtis, Susie Bright, Arthur Laurents

Votes: 5,941 | Gross: $1.51M

39. 2016: Obama's America (2012)

PG | 87 min | Documentary

26 Metascore

A documentary that examines the question, "If Barack Obama wins a second term, where will we be in 2016?"

Directors: Dinesh D'Souza, John Sullivan | Stars: Jay Bastian, Joe Biden, Cait Brasel, Gene Burris Jr.

Votes: 10,241 | Gross: $33.45M

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