Documentary Filmsby misstaya | created - 04 May 2013 | updated - 27 Dec 2013 | Public
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1. The Imposter (2012)
R | 99 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
A documentary centered on a young man in Spain who claims to a grieving Texas family that he is their 16-year-old son who has been missing for 3 years.
Votes: 42,364 | Gross: $0.89M
2. American Movie (1999)
R | 107 min | Documentary, Comedy
Documentary about an aspiring filmmaker's attempts to finance his dream project by finally completing the low-budget horror film he abandoned years before.
Votes: 15,698 | Gross: $1.16M
3. When We Were Kings (1996)
PG | 88 min | Documentary, Sport
A documentary of the 1974 heavyweight championship bout in Zaire, "The Rumble in the Jungle," between champion George Foreman and underdog challenger Muhammad Ali.
Votes: 13,842 | Gross: $2.67M
4. My Architect (2003)
116 min | Documentary, Biography
Director Nathaniel Kahn searches to understand his father, noted architect Louis Kahn, who died bankrupt and alone in 1974.
Votes: 2,945 | Gross: $2.75M
5. Until the Light Takes Us (2008)
Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Music
Interviews and news footage explore the rise of black metal music in Norway in the 1990s, including artists who were involved in suicide, murder and arson.
Votes: 4,942 | Gross: $0.12M
6. William S. Burroughs: A Man Within (2010)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary
William S. Burroughs: featuring never before seen footage as well as exclusive interviews with his closest friends and colleagues. Born the heir of the Burroughs' adding machine estate, he ... See full summary »
Votes: 990 | Gross: $0.05M
8. The Human Scale (2012)
83 min | Documentary, News
Half of the human population lives in urban areas. By 2050, this will increase to 80%. Life in a megacity is both enchanting and problematic. Today we face peak oil, climate change, ... See full summary »
9. Michael H - Profession: Director (2013)
PG-13 | 92 min | Documentary, Biography
In 25 years, Michael Haneke established himself as one of the most important directors in cinema history. From his early work to AMOUR, he created a unique universe, revealing like no other... See full summary »
11. Cutie and the Boxer (2013)
R | 82 min | Documentary, Biography
This candid New York love story explores the chaotic 40-year marriage of famed boxing painter Ushio Shinohara and his wife, Noriko. Anxious to shed her role as her overbearing husband's assistant, Noriko finds an identity of her own.
Votes: 4,327 | Gross: $0.20M
12. Downloaded (2013)
Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary
A documentary that explores the downloading revolution; the kids that created it, the bands and the businesses that were affected by it, and its impact on the world at large.
Votes: 2,573 | Gross: $0.01M
13. Dragon Girls (2012)
90 min | Documentary, Action, Biography
The documentary "Drachenmädchen" (Dragon Girls) tells the story of three Chinese girls, training to become Kung Fu fighters, far away from their families at the Shaolin Tagou Kung Fu School... See full summary »
14. Dirty Wars (2013)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama
Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill is pulled into an unexpected journey as he chases down the hidden truth behind America's expanding covert wars.
Votes: 8,724 | Gross: $0.38M
15. Fuck for Forest (2012)
Unrated | 86 min | Documentary, Drama
Berlin's Fuck for Forest is one of the world's most bizarre charities: based on the idea that sex can change the world, the NGO raises money for their environmental cause by selling home-made erotic films on the Internet.
16. The Search for Emak Bakia (2012)
83 min | Documentary
Filmmaker Oskar Alegria searches for the origins of the 1926 avant-garde short film "Emak Bakia" and its eccentric creator, photographer Man Ray.
17. We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks (2013)
R | 130 min | Documentary
A documentary that details the creation of Julian Assange's controversial website, which facilitated the largest security breach in U.S. history.
Votes: 7,155 | Gross: $0.16M
19. William Yang: My Generation (2013)
58 min | Documentary
For 20 years Sydney photographer William Yang, a canny and candid chronicler of his life and times, has been bringing added life to his pictures in a series of affecting slideshow ... See full synopsis »
20. Mistaken for Strangers (2013)
Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music
Tom Berninger chronicles his time spent on the road as a member of the tour crew for The National, the rock & roll band fronted by his brother, Matt.
Votes: 4,132 | Gross: $0.14M
21. Death Metal Angola (2012)
R | 90 min | Documentary, Music, War
DEATH METAL ANGOLA follows a loving Angolan couple, Sonia and Wilker, whose love for death metal music is bringing hope to the town and children of Huambo, and Angola as a country. The ... See full summary »
Votes: 81 | Gross: $0.00M
49 min | Documentary, Crime
No Fire Zone: In the Killing Fields of Sri Lanka is an investigative documentary about the final weeks of the Sri Lankan Civil War.
26. A Band Called Death (2012)
Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A documentary on the 1970s punk trio Death, and their new-found popularity decades after they disbanded.
Votes: 3,301 | Gross: $0.13M
27. The Boy Inside (2006)
The is a documentary about a family and the impact autism has on their lives. One of their children, Adam, has autism, but we learn that it impacts their entire family. Adam can be ... See full summary »
29. Little Lady Fauntleroy (2004 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary
Keith Allen spends some quality time with former child prodigy James Harries and his family. At first sight, they may seem to be a houseful of geniuses, but although every single member has... See full summary »
30. Lunarcy! (2012)
PG | 80 min | Documentary, Comedy
With wry humor and affection, Simon Ennis' "Lunarcy!" follows a disparate group of dreamers and schemers who all have one thing in common: they've devoted their lives to the Moon. From the ... See full summary »
31. Moog (2004)
Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary, History, Music
Bob Moog shaped musical culture with some of the most inspiring electronic instruments ever created. This "compelling documentary portrait of a provocative, thoughtful and deeply ... See full summary »
32. Beware of Mr. Baker (2012)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary
Ginger Baker looks back on his musical career with Cream and Blind Faith; his introduction to Fela Kuti; his self-destructive patterns and losses of fortune; and his current life inside a fortified South African compound.
Votes: 2,968 | Gross: $0.11M
33. A World Not Ours (2012)
93 min | Documentary, Biography, History
An intimate, and often humorous, portrait of three generations of exile in the refugee camp of Ein el-Helweh, in southern Lebanon. Based on a wealth of personal recordings, family archives,... See full summary »
34. Rewind This! (2013)
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary
Home video changed the world. The cultural and historical impact of the VHS tape was enormous. This film traces the ripples of that impact by examining the myriad aspects of society that were altered by the creation of videotape.
35. Cleopatra: The Film That Changed Hollywood (2001 TV Movie)
119 min | Documentary, History
A trip through the idiosyncrasies and difficulties of making one of the most tormented movies ever filmed.
36. Last Days Here (2011)
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary, Music
Documentary follows Bobby Liebling, lead singer of seminal hard rock/heavy metal band Pentagram, as he battles decades of hard drug addiction and personal demons to try and get his life back.
Votes: 1,643 | Gross: $0.01M
39. The Moo Man (2013)
98 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
Modern British dairy farms must get bigger and bigger or go under but Farmer Stephen Hook decides to buck the trend. Instead he chooses to have a great relationship with his small herd of ... See full summary »
40. No Place on Earth (2012)
PG-13 | 83 min | Documentary, War
A cave exploration in Ukraine leads to the unearthing of a story of World War II survivors who once found shelter in the same cave.
Votes: 833 | Gross: $0.20M
42. Ecstasy of Order: The Tetris Masters (2011)
Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary
A documentary that captures the greatest world record Tetris players as they prepare for the Classic Tetris World Championship. From the days of Thor Aackerlund and his historic victory at ... See full summary »
43. The Vasectomist (2013)
Documentary following the efforts of a doctor to give the less fortunate access to vasectomies. His motivation to help control the global population is met with resistance from religious representatives in the countries he visits.
45. Running from Crazy (2013)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
'Running from Crazy' is a documentary examining the personal journey of model and actress Mariel Hemingway, the great granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway, as she strives for a greater ... See full summary »
Votes: 274 | Gross: $0.03M
46. My Fathers, My Mother and Me (2012)
93 min | Documentary, Biography
Communal property, free sexuality, dissolution of the nuclear family - these were the basic principles of the Friedrichshof, the largest commune in Europe founded by the Viennese Actionist ... See full summary »