Wishlist for Documentaries

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1. Grizzly Man (2005)

R | 103 min | Documentary, Biography

87 Metascore

A devastating and heart-rending take on grizzly bear activists Timothy Treadwell and Amie Huguenard, who were killed in October of 2003 while living among grizzly bears in Alaska.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Timothy Treadwell, Amie Huguenard, Werner Herzog, Carol Dexter

Votes: 48,393 | Gross: $3.17M

2. African Safari (2013)

85 min | Documentary

Filmmaker Ben Stassen and cinematographer Sean MacLeod Phillips return to southern Africa for a whole new adventure. Animal behaviorist Kevin Richardson - "The Lion Whisperer" - guides ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Stassen | Stars: Dudu Douglas-Hamilton, Kevin Richardson

Votes: 334

3. Medicinal (2008)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

In 1996, the legalization of medical marijuana won by the citizens of California and the DEA has been at war with the clinics ever since. This is costing the tax payers of California ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Frank | Stars: Don Duncan, Joe Elford, Jon Gettman, Dale Gieringer

Votes: 5 | Gross: $0.02M

4. Medicinal 101 (2009)

90 min | Documentary

Taking a look at the people who have been affected by the DEA's war on Medical Marijuana. Interviews with lawyers, doctors, activists, and POW's.

Director: Dan Frank | Stars: Don Duncan, Joe Elford, Jon Gettman, Dale Gieringer

Votes: 6

5. Bowling for Columbine (2002)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

72 Metascore

Filmmaker Michael Moore explores the roots of America's predilection for gun violence.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Charlton Heston, Marilyn Manson, Salvador Allende

Votes: 134,969 | Gross: $21.24M

6. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)

R | 122 min | Documentary, Drama, War

67 Metascore

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.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, George W. Bush, Ben Affleck, Stevie Wonder

Votes: 122,464 | Gross: $119.19M

7. Sicko (2007)

PG-13 | 123 min | Documentary, Drama

74 Metascore

A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories including shotgun deaths.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Tucker Albrizzi, Tony Benn, George W. Bush

Votes: 71,668 | Gross: $24.54M

8. The Corporation (2003)

Not Rated | 145 min | Documentary, History

73 Metascore

Documentary that looks at the concept of the corporation throughout recent history up to its present-day dominance.

Directors: Mark Achbar, Jennifer Abbott | Stars: Mikela Jay, Rob Beckwermert, Christopher Gora, Nina Jones

Votes: 19,618 | Gross: $1.88M

9. Encounters at the End of the World (2007)

G | 99 min | Documentary

80 Metascore

Film-maker Werner Herzog travels to the McMurdo Station in Antarctica, looking to capture the continent's beauty and investigate the characters living there.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Scott Rowland, Stefan Pashov, Doug MacAyeal

Votes: 16,126 | Gross: $0.94M

10. Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (2012)

R | 106 min | Documentary, Music

66 Metascore

A documentary on rap music and its rise to global prominence.

Directors: Ice-T, Andy Baybutt | Stars: Ice-T, Dr. Dre, Chuck D, Snoop Dogg

Votes: 3,217 | Gross: $0.29M

11. Bush Family Fortunes: The Best Democracy Money Can Buy (2004 Video)

Not Rated | 61 min | Documentary

Greg Palast has been following the Bush family around for years as an investigative reporter for the BBC. This is some of the information he has found, as recorded in his book "The Best Democracy Money Can Buy".

Director: Steven Grandison | Stars: Clayton Roberts, Greg Palast, Jim Hightower, Bill White

Votes: 345

12. The Hitler Family (2005)

48 min | Documentary, Biography, History

This film provides history about members of Adolf Hitler's family of origin and surviving members of his family up to the date of it's release. It highlights suspected reasoning for ... See full summary »

Director: Oliver Halmburger | Stars: Florian M. Beierl, Adolf Hitler, Alois Hitler, Angela Hitler

Votes: 49

13. A Norml Life (2011)

60 min | Documentary

A documentary on the current state of medical marijuana in America. Personal stories from patients, doctors and caregivers verify its medical effectiveness while leading activist rally support to end prohibition.

Director: Rod Pitman | Stars: Russ Belville, Dominic Corva, Tonya Davis, Stephen W. Dillon

Votes: 68

14. Grass (1999)

R | 80 min | Documentary, History

64 Metascore

The history of the American government's war on marijuana in the 20th century.

Director: Ron Mann | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Harry J. Anslinger, George Bush, Cab Calloway

Votes: 3,395 | Gross: $0.31M

15. Century of Cinema (1995–1998)
Episode: A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995)

225 min | Documentary

Martin Scorsese describes his initial and growing obsession with films from the 1940s and 50s as the art form developed and grew with clips from classics and cult classics.

Directors: Martin Scorsese, Michael Henry Wilson | Stars: Martin Scorsese, Allison Anders, Kathryn Bigelow, Francis Ford Coppola

Votes: 4,429

16. The Real Da Vinci Code (2005 TV Special)

90 min | Documentary

Tony Robinson examines the claims made in Dan Brown's best-selling novel, "The Da Vinci Code."

Director: Kashaf Chaudhry | Stars: Tony Robinson, Dan Brown, Oliver Davies, Graham Phillips

Votes: 353

17. The Wolfpack (2015)

R | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

75 Metascore

Confined in an apartment from a New York housing project, the six Angulo brothers learned everything they know about the world through watching films and spend their time reenacting their favorite movies with intricate homemade costumes.

Director: Crystal Moselle | Stars: Bhagavan Angulo, Govinda Angulo, Jagadisa Angulo, Krsna Angulo

Votes: 11,086 | Gross: $1.30M

18. Amy (III) (2015)

R | 128 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

85 Metascore

Archival footage and personal testimonials present an intimate portrait of the life and career of British singer/songwriter Amy Winehouse.

Director: Asif Kapadia | Stars: Amy Winehouse, Mitch Winehouse, Mark Ronson, Russell Brand

Votes: 43,937 | Gross: $8.41M

19. Da Vinci's Demons (2013–2015)

59 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

Follows Leonardo Da Vinci during his early days in Florence, as a young artist, inventor and dreamer, trying to change the future.

Stars: Tom Riley, Gregg Chillin, Eros Vlahos, Laura Haddock

Votes: 70,032

20. Champs (2014)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

59 Metascore

A documentary on boxing greats Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield and Bernard Hopkins examines their lives in and out of the ring.

Director: Bert Marcus | Stars: Evander Holyfield, Bernard Hopkins, Mike Tyson, Larry 'Ratso' Sloman

Votes: 1,774

21. Murder Rap: Inside the Biggie and Tupac Murders (2015)

Not Rated | 113 min | Documentary, Crime, Music

The inside story behind the Biggie and Tupac murder investigations is laid bare using police case files, taped confessions never before shown on film, and interviews with lead detective Greg Kading and other witnesses.

Director: Michael Dorsey | Stars: Imari Williams, Greg Kading, Frank Alexander, Xavien T. Bailey

Votes: 704

22. A Lego Brickumentary (2014)

G | 93 min | Documentary

51 Metascore

A look at the global culture and appeal of the LEGO building-block toys.

Directors: Kief Davidson, Daniel Junge | Stars: Jason Bateman, Jamie Berard, Bryan Bonahoom, Alice Finch

Votes: 1,652 | Gross: $0.10M

23. 3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets (2015)

TV-MA | 98 min | Documentary, Crime

76 Metascore

Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving November 2012, four boys in a red SUV pull into a gas station after spending time at the mall buying sneakers and talking to girls. With music ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Silver | Stars: Lucia McBath, Ron Davis, Michael David Dunn, Russell Healey

Votes: 1,594 | Gross: $0.02M

24. Best of Enemies: Buckley vs. Vidal (2015)

R | 87 min | Documentary, History, News

77 Metascore

A documentary on the series of televised debates in 1968 between liberal Gore Vidal and conservative William F. Buckley.

Directors: Robert Gordon, Morgan Neville | Stars: Gore Vidal, William F. Buckley, Dick Cavett, Noam Chomsky

Votes: 5,544 | Gross: $0.89M

25. Italy Unpacked (2013– )

Documentary

Andrew and Giorgio travel the length and breadth of Italy. Along the way, they visit the delights of the Italian scenery and pay hushed homage to the phenomenal art that comprises Italy's ... See full summary »

Stars: Andrew Graham-Dixon, Giorgio Locatelli

Votes: 100

27. The Exodus Decoded (2006 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary

Using 'investigative archaeology' Simcha Jacobovici and his team release never before seen evidence that support the Biblical tale.

Director: Simcha Jacobovici | Stars: Uzi Avner, Manfred Bietak, John Bimson, James Cameron

Votes: 395

29. Hindu Nectar: Spiritual Wanderings in India (2014)

49 min | Documentary, Biography

A daughter's journey distilling the nectar of the stories and songs she heard as a child. Weaving ancient texts in the fabric of modern life. Rediscovering the land of her childhood, ... See full summary »

Director: Akanksha Joshi

30. All or Nothing: A Season with the Arizona Cardinals (2016– )

Not Rated | 50 min | Reality-TV, Sport

For the first time in history, Amazon and NFL Films present an unprecedented inside look at the lives of players, coaches and owners of a franchise over the course of an entire NFL season. ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Bidwill, Steve Keim, Bruce Arians, Carson Palmer

Votes: 1,589

31. Looking for Richard (1996)

PG-13 | 111 min | Documentary, Drama

Al Pacino's deeply-felt rumination on Shakespeare's significance and relevance to the modern world through interviews and an in-depth analysis of "Richard III."

Director: Al Pacino | Stars: Al Pacino, Alec Baldwin, Kevin Spacey, Frederic Kimball

Votes: 7,610 | Gross: $1.36M

32. Religions of the World (1998– )

50 min | Documentary

Narrated by Academy Award-winner Ben Kingsley, this series objectively documents religions worldwide with interviews from experts. Explore issues that probe the very core of our existence ... See full summary »

Stars: Ben Kingsley, Rina Sircar, Lewis Lancaster, Jakusho Kwong-roshi

Votes: 35

33. The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years (2016)

Unrated | 106 min | Documentary, Music

72 Metascore

A compilation of found footage featuring music, interviews, and stories of The Beatles' 250 concerts from 1963 to 1966.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: The Beatles, John Lennon, George Harrison, Paul McCartney

Votes: 9,707 | Gross: $2.93M

34. The Seven Five (2014)

R | 104 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

69 Metascore

Meet the dirtiest cop in NYC history. Michael Dowd stole money and dealt drugs while patrolling the streets of 80s Brooklyn.

Director: Tiller Russell | Stars: Mike Dowd, Ken Eurell, Walter Yurkiw, Chickie

Votes: 4,697 | Gross: $0.01M

35. Noma My Perfect Storm (2015)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary

47 Metascore

After winning a Best Restaurant In The World award in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2014, chef Rene Redzepi discusses his Copenhagen restaurant Noma and how his culinary philosophy has shaped its success.

Director: Pierre Deschamps | Stars: Hanne Redzepi, Andrea Petrini, Plukppe Houdet, Tage Rønne

Votes: 573 | Gross: $0.02M

36. Italy's Invisible Cities (2017)

Documentary

Using the latest 3D scanning technology, Alexander Armstrong and Dr Michael Scott uncover the hidden history of Italian civilisation and city life.

Stars: Alexander Armstrong, Michael Scott

Votes: 79



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