Documentaries too watch! Or sound interesting. =]

by Crankitup_86 | created - 05 Dec 2014 | updated - 2 days ago | Public

A variety of different documentaries! Anything from.. gangs to ghosts, in no particular order. This list is ongoing. Thankyou for taking a look. =] Crankitup_86

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1. Crips and Bloods: Made in America (2008)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Crime

With a first-person look at the notorious Crips and Bloods, this film examines the conditions that have lead to decades of devastating gang violence among young African Americans growing up in South Los Angeles.

Director: Stacy Peralta | Stars: Jim Brown, Tony Muhammad, Kershaun Scott, Forest Whitaker

Votes: 2,552 | Gross: $0.07M

2. They Won't Stay Dead: A Look at Return of the Living Dead Part II (2011 Video)

25 min | Documentary, Short

Retrospective documentary about the making of "Return of the Living Dead Part II."

Stars: Don Calfa, Tony Gardner, Graham Henderson, James Karen

Votes: 22

3. An Omar Broadway Film (2008)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary

An incarcerated gang member sneaks a video camera into prison in order to document the use of excessive force and corruption among the institution's guards.

Directors: Omar Broadway, Douglas Tirola | Stars: Marc Agnifilo, Kwame Amoaku, Lynne Broadway, Omar Broadway

Votes: 93

4. A Haunting on Potter Street: The Potter Street Station (2012)

76 min | Documentary

For the first time in history a film crew has been granted permission to enter the massive and mysterious Potter Street Station of Saginaw, Michigan. Watch the evidence unfold as ... See full summary »

Director: Steven 'Prozak' Shippy | Stars: Steven 'Prozak' Shippy, Brian Harnois, Tim Rooney, Adam Eugenio

Votes: 93

5. A Haunting on Hamilton Street 2: The Stable (2011)

86 min | Documentary

Towering over the infamous Hamilton Street of Old Town Saginaw, Michigan, the former mortuary casts an ominous shadow on the residents below. Shrouded in urban legend and folklore, the ... See full summary »

Director: Steven 'Prozak' Shippy | Stars: Beau Batterson, Andrew Calder, Adam Eugenio, Brian Harnois

Votes: 68

6. I Am Bruce Lee (2012 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, Biography

Bruce Lee is universally recognized as the pioneer who elevated martial arts in film to an art form, and this documentary will reveal why Bruce Lee's flame burns brighter now than the day ... See full summary »

Director: Pete McCormack | Stars: Bruce Lee, Paul Bowman, Daniele Bolelli, Richard Bustillo

Votes: 3,453

7. Tattoo Fixation (2006 TV Movie)


For over 100 years in America, the steady buzz from a tattoo needle has grown louder, and louder, and louder. We are a nation with a fixation: tattoos. What is it about skin art that ... See full summary »

Stars: Bill Lloyd, Vince Neil, Steve-O, Spider Webb

8. Tattoo Nation (2013)

86 min | Documentary, History

How did tattoos go from something that was put on you to an expression that comes from within you? That transformation is the subject of a new groundbreaking documentary film, TATTOO NATION.

Director: Eric Schwartz | Stars: Don Ed Hardy, Freddy Negrete, Travis Barker, Joe Bauman

Votes: 336

9. More Brains! A Return to the Living Dead (2011 Video)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary

Retrospective documentary about the making of the horror cult classic "The Return of the Living Dead."

Director: Bill Philputt | Stars: Jules Brenner, Don Calfa, James Dalesandro, J. Trevor Edmond

Votes: 548

10. Gypsy Blood (2012 TV Movie)

72 min | Documentary

Gypsy Blood examines the culture that Gypsy and Traveller fathers hand on to their children, which many non-gypsy view as overly violent, exploring its impact on two fathers and their young sons.

Director: Leo Maguire

Votes: 122

11. The Bridgewater Triangle (2013)

91 min | Documentary, Crime, History

The Bridgewater Triangle sits within Southeastern Massachusetts, and includes a number of locations known for unexplained occurrences; the most prominent of which include the legendary ... See full summary »

Directors: Aaron Cadieux, Manny Famolare | Stars: Loren Coleman, Alan Alves, Christopher Balzano, Jeff Belanger

Votes: 169

12. Welcome to Warren (2004)

R | 30 min | Documentary, Short, Crime

Most prison documentaries focus on the inmates. This sobering program features guards and prisoners alike, giving the viewer two interpretations of life at Ohio's Warren Correctional ... See full summary »

Director: Brent E. Huffman

Votes: 135

15. The Backyard (2002)

Unrated | 80 min | Documentary

61 Metascore

Lightbulbs, fire, barbed wire, mousetraps, staple guns, thumbtacks and glass are weapons of choice in The Backyard. This undercover documentary takes you deep into the controversial arena ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Hough | Stars: The Lizard, Scar, Chaos, Paul Hough

Votes: 621

16. Texas Chain Saw Massacre: The Shocking Truth (2000 Video)

75 min | Documentary

A documentary primarily focusing on the filming and release of the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre.

Director: David Gregory | Stars: Matthew Bell, Robert A. Burns, Tobe Hooper, Kim Henkel

Votes: 476

17. Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005 Video)

R | 52 min | Documentary

An in-depth analysis of the "Video Nasty" scandal of the early 1980s in Britain.

Director: David Gregory | Stars: Chris Theobald, Norman Abbott, Barrie Gold, Bill Best

Votes: 252

18. Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006 Video)

R | 46 min | Documentary

An investigation of UK video censorship after the video recordings act was introduced.

Director: David Gregory | Stars: Chris Theobald, Mary Whitehouse, Graham Bright, Ken Penry

Votes: 144

20. Meerkats: The Movie (2008)

G | 83 min | Documentary

An inspiring exploration of one family's resilience and fortitude shot using innovative and groundbreaking filming techniques.

Director: James Honeyborne | Stars: Paul Newman, Rufus Beck

Votes: 1,420

21. The Exorcist in the 21st Century (2012)

TV-PG | 80 min | Documentary

The Exorcist in the 21st Century takes the viewer into the unknown and sinister world of exorcism in the Catholic Church. We meet one of the few exorcists in Europe, the Vatican approved ... See full summary »

Director: Fredrik Horn Akselsen | Stars: José Antonio Fortea, Gabriele Amorth, Bernt Eidsvik, Juan Masia

Votes: 112

22. Little Criminals (2001)

64 min | Documentary

A year in the lives of a group of junkie shoplifters in Glasgow, Scotland (1999-2000).

Director: David Graham Scott

Votes: 10

23. Alien Abduction: The Odyssey of Betty and Barney Hill (2013)

180 min | Documentary

We have all heard incredible UFO and Alien Abduction stories that edge toward the unreal but none with more impact than the Betty and Barney Hill encounter that became a world wide story in... See full summary »

Directors: Mary Sutherland, Mary Sutherland | Stars: Stanton Friedman, Kathleen Marden

Votes: 6

24. Montana Meth (2007 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary

Montana Meth takes a look into the world of Crystal Meth in a few towns in the state of Montana. Actual users give their insight and tales of their addiction and what its done to them and their lives.

Director: Eames Yeates

Votes: 43

25. The Moors Murders Code (2004 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Crime

An investigation into a collection of photographs owned by murderers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley that police claimed may have led to the identification of the sites of their victims' graves.

Director: Duncan Staff | Stars: Duncan Staff, Alan Bennett, Ian Brady, Myra Hindley

Votes: 8

26. Bus 174 (2002)

R | 122 min | Documentary, Crime

83 Metascore

Documentary depicts what happened in Rio de Janeiro on June 12th 2000, when bus 174 was taken by an armed young man, threatening to shoot all the passengers. Transmitted live on all ... See full summary »

Directors: José Padilha, Felipe Lacerda | Stars: Sandro do Nascimento, Rodrigo Pimentel, Luiz Eduardo Soares, Anonymous

Votes: 7,547 | Gross: $0.22M

27. Girlhood (2003)

Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary, Crime

69 Metascore

Documentary chronicling America's justice system. Follows two female inmates - victims of horrific violence and tragedy - who are serving time in a Maryland juvenile detention center.

Director: Liz Garbus

Votes: 522 | Gross: $0.06M

28. Murder on a Sunday Morning (2001)

Not Rated | 111 min | Documentary, Crime

Oscar-winning documentary that documents a murder trial in which a 15-year-old African-American is wrongfully accused of a 2000 murder in Jacksonville, Florida.

Director: Jean-Xavier de Lestrade | Stars: Ann Finnell, Patrick McGuinness, James Williams, Michael Glover

Votes: 3,983

29. Murder: No Apparent Motive (1984)

75 min | Documentary, Crime

Documentary about serial killers and FBI Behavioral Sciences Profilers. Interviews with Ed Kemper and Ted Bundy as well as crime victims and law enforcement officials. Includes some Dramatic Recreations.

Director: Imre Horvath | Stars: Robb Webb, Imre Horvath, John Brotherton, Joan Ranquet

Votes: 101

30. Bullied to Death: The Tragedy of Phoebe Prince (2011 TV Movie)


Fifteen-year-old Phoebe Prince moved with her family, from Ireland to America, in September, 2009. But in January, 2010, after months of bullying at the hands of school classmates, Phoebe was found dead in her new home.

Stars: Claire Brennan, Jean Casarez, Dyane Connor, Kevin Cullen

Votes: 17

32. Lost for Life (2013)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary, Crime, News

A documentary about juveniles who are serving life in prison without parole and their victims' families.

Director: Joshua Rofé

Votes: 851

33. Catching a Killer: Crocodile Tears (2013 TV Movie)

65 min | Documentary, Crime

An examination of the recent trend in criminal cases of the guilty parties performing crocodile tears for the police, the press, and the public.

Director: Nick London | Stars: Gwilym Lee, Marion Burchell, Darren Butler, Jamie Butler

Votes: 11

34. Narco Cultura (2013)

R | 103 min | Documentary

74 Metascore

To a growing number of Mexicans and Latinos in the Americas, narco traffickers have become iconic outlaws and the new models of fame and success. They represent a pathway out of the ghetto ... See full summary »

Director: Shaul Schwarz

Votes: 2,312 | Gross: $0.14M

35. The Exorcist File (2014)

90 min | Documentary

While filming a haunted asylum in St. Louis, Missouri, documentary filmmakers uncover a secret diary of the infamous 1949 exorcism involving a 13 year old boy possessed by the devil that later inspired the book and movie "The Exorcist".

Directors: Christopher Saint Booth, Philip Adrian Booth | Stars: Christopher Saint Booth, Keith Age, Greg Myers, Sandra Oates

Votes: 79

36. The Night Stalker (2002 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

The story of a Hispanic detective's quest to track down a serial killer from his own neighborhood who terrorized LA in the mid 80s.

Director: Jenny Ash | Stars: Alejandro Delgado, Omar Alexis, Jeffrey De Serrano, GiGi Erneta

Votes: 9

37. The Paranormal Diaries: Mothman

Documentary, Horror | Announced

A documentary crew investigate a terrifying Mothman encounter in a remote wood.

Director: Kevin Gates | Stars: Kevin Gates, Craig Stovin, Mark Knight, Mark Jeavons

38. Los Scandalous - Skid Row (2014)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, Drama, News

See what makes Skid Row tick, a tell all, never before seen, raw documentary about the harsh reality of the street life in Los Scandalous - Skid Row. The homeless capital of The United ... See full summary »

Director: Shanks Rajendran | Star: Lavell Putman

Votes: 509

39. Incest: A Family Tragedy (2007)

90 min | Documentary

An intense documentary investigating the dark and hidden world of sexual molestation of children by trusted family members or friends.

Director: Edward Blackoff | Star: James Runcorn

Votes: 55

40. The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter (2009)

Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary, Crime

"The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter" walks in the footsteps of the Manson Family, visiting over 40 locations related to the infamous Tate/LaBianca murders, and tying together the dozens of ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Dorsey | Stars: Ron Hale, Craig Harvey, Nikki Medlin, Scott Michaels

Votes: 600

42. Squatter (V)

72 min | Documentary, Drama | Post-production

Squatter documents the day to day struggle of a group of homeless people living in Manhattan's Lower East Side.

Director: Jason Banker

43. California's Most Haunted (2003 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 59 min | Documentary

A woman named "Jackie" is being terrorized by an evil entity who contacts a paranormal team to help find out what is going on and what it wants. But things take a turn for the worst as the ... See full summary »

Director: Barry Conrad | Stars: Don Simon, Daniel Hobbitt, Andy McElroy, Steve Neill

Votes: 11

44. Curse of the Blair Witch (1999 TV Short)

Unrated | 44 min | Short, Horror, Thriller

A documentary exploring the life of the Blair Witch and the three missing student filmmakers.

Directors: Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sánchez | Stars: Frank Pastor, Rachel Braaten, Elaine Stebbins, Tom Williams

Votes: 1,993

45. The Notorious Mr. Bout (2014)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

When he was arrested in 2008 in Thailand as a result of a U.S. government sting operation, the career of internationally known arms smuggler Viktor Bout came to a decisive end. Veiled by ... See full summary »

Directors: Tony Gerber, Maxim Pozdorovkin | Stars: Alla Bout, Sergei Bout, Viktor Bout, Wim Brown

Votes: 359

46. The Woods (IV) (2013)

18 min | Documentary, Short, Crime

Why can't a woman walk home alone after dark? A year after the abduction, rape and murder of local woman Jill Meagher, this gently revealing essay film takes the audience into the world of ... See full summary »

Director: Kate Rogers

47. The Psychopath Next Door (2014)

48 min | Documentary

Most of us think of the psychopath as a serial killer - a monster like Colonel Russell Williams, Paul Bernardo, or Clifford Olsen. But most psychopaths are not physically violent criminals - they live among us undetected.

Director: Jeremy Torrie | Stars: Geoff Banjavich, Nadine Pinette, Jim Kirby

Votes: 22

48. Bloodmoney (2010)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

A documentary film that exposes the truth behind the Abortion Industry from the Pro Life perspective.

Director: David K. Kyle | Stars: Sandra Cano, Clenard Childress Jr., Carol Everett, Georgette Forney

Votes: 64

49. Against the Odds (2004)

44 min | Documentary, Short

Against The Odds describes different forms of resistance that existed in the German concentration camps like: smuggling of medicines, sabotage in weapons factories (especially the large ... See full summary »

Director: Jedrzej Jonasz | Stars: Kazimierz Albin, Krzysztof Dunin-Wasowicz, Ignacy Golik, Tadeusz Rybacki

Votes: 25

50. The Central Park Five (2012)

Not Rated | 119 min | Documentary, Crime, History