With BBC Storyville (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. The Queen of Versailles (2012)
PG | 100 min | Documentary
A documentary that follows a billionaire couple as they begin construction on a mansion inspired by Versailles. During the next two years, their empire, fueled by the real estate bubble and cheap money, falters due to the economic crisis.
Votes: 11,983 | Gross: $2.40M
2. Man on Wire (2008)
PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary, Biography
A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Center's twin towers in 1974, what some consider, "the artistic crime of the century".
Votes: 49,533 | Gross: $2.96M
3. Cold Case Hammarskjöld (2019)
128 min | Documentary
Danish director Mads Brügger and Swedish private investigator Göran Björkdahl are trying to solve the mysterious death of Dag Hammarskjöld. As their investigation closes in, they discover a... See full summary »
5. Tarnation (2003)
Unrated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography
Filmmaker Jonathan Caouette's documentary on growing up with his schizophrenic mother -- a mixture of snapshots, Super-8 film, answering machine messages, video diaries, early short films, and more - culled from nineteen years of his life.
Votes: 6,111 | Gross: $0.59M
6. An Honest Liar (2014)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
The life and career of the renowned stage magician turned scientific skeptic of the paranormal, James Randi.
Votes: 8,474 | Gross: $0.12M
7. Notes on Blindness (2016)
90 min | Documentary, Drama
In the summer of 1983, just days before the birth of his first son, writer and theologian John Hull went blind. In order to make sense of the upheaval in his life, he began keeping a diary ... See full summary »
8. The White Diamond (2004)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary
About the daring adventure of exploring rain forest canopy with a novel flying device-the Jungle Airship. Airship engineer Dr. Graham Dorrington embarks on a trip to the giant Kaieteur ... See full summary »
9. Knuckle (2011)
R | 97 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
An epic 12-year journey into the brutal and secretive world of Irish Traveler bare-knuckle fighting. This film follows a history of violent feuding between rival clans.
Votes: 2,646 | Gross: $0.00M
10. Why We Fight (2005)
PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary, History, War
Is American foreign policy dominated by the idea of military supremacy? Has the military become too important in American life? Jarecki's shrewd and intelligent polemic would seem to give an affirmative answer to each of these questions.
Votes: 9,561 | Gross: $1.44M
11. The Lovers & the Despot (2016)
Unrated | 98 min | Documentary, Thriller
The story of the South Korean actor, Choi Eun-hee, and her ex-husband and film director, Shin Sang-ok, who were individually kidnapped and reunited by dictator and film fan Kim Jong-il to force them to develop North Korea's film industry.
Votes: 810 | Gross: $0.06M
13. Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story (2008)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Biography
The Murrow, Polk, and IDA Award-winning documentary Boogie Man is about Lee Atwater, a blues-playing rogue whose rise from the South to Chairman of the GOP made him a political rock star. ... See full summary »
Votes: 681 | Gross: $0.06M
14. I Will Be Murdered (2013)
85 min | Documentary, News, Romance
The fascinating story of Rodrigo Rosenberg, a Guatemalan lawyer who predicted his own death on YouTube, and the subsequent investigation that reached an unbelievable conclusion.
15. Orion: The Man Who Would Be King (2015)
Unrated | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
'There are many that believe that Elvis is still alive - if he is alive he wears a mask and goes by the name Orion' Nashville News 1979 ORION tells the story of Jimmy Ellis - an unknown ... See full summary »
16. Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman (2006–2008)
353 min | Documentary
In six hour long episodes, acclaimed filmmaker, Jennifer Fox, maps the world of female life and sexuality today -- from the dramatic turns in her own life to the stories of women around the... See full summary »
Star: Jennifer Fox
17. When Borat Came to Town (2008 TV Movie)
PG | 84 min | Documentary
A look at what happened after Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006) was filmed in the Romanian village of Glod. It follows the life of one girl who longs to escape the poverty as foreign lawyers arrive with the promise of suing 20th Century Fox for millions of dollars.
Director: Mercedes Stalenhoef
22. Blue Blood (2006)
89 min | Documentary
For over 100 years Oxford and Cambridge have squared off once a year in a boxing match. This is the story of the Oxford blues that made the team in 2005.
23. The Great European Disaster Movie (2015)
87 min | Documentary
30,000ft: sometime in the not-so-distant future. Eight year old Jane Monetti sits aboard an aeroplane destined for Berlin Tempelhof, but all is not well. Far below her is a post-Union ... See full summary »
25. The Reluctant Revolutionary (2012)
70 min | Documentary, Drama
An intimate portrait of Yemen as the revolution unfolds, told through the eyes of tour guide leader Kais, an intelligent commentator on the changing times in Yemen, offering poignant ... See full summary »
Director: Sean McAllister
26. Orthodox Stance (2007)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Sport
Dmitriy Salita is a Russian immigrant, professional boxer and a religious Jew. ORTHODOX STANCE portrays Dmitriy's maturation in each of these disparate communities, and the seemingly ... See full summary »
27. So Much So Fast (2006)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary
A man suffering from Lou Gehrig's disease deals with the woman falling for him and a brother who becomes obsessed with finding a cure.
Votes: 207 | Gross: $0.02M
28. The Genius and the Boys (2009 TV Movie)
The documentary investigates late American Nobel laureate Carleton Gajdusek's enigmatic discoveries. Gajdusek discovered mad cow disease on Papua New Guinea in the fifties, as well as ... See full summary »
29. Nine Good Teeth (2002)
Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary, Biography
Director Alex Halpern's feature-length documentary, Nine Good Teeth, unfolds through the stories and recollections of his 102-year-old grandmother Mary Mirabito, an outspoken and fiercely ... See full summary »
31. Maid in Hell (2018)
59 min | Documentary
Maids coming to the Middle East are locked up for years and with their passports confiscated, they are unable to escape the control of their employer. With unprecedented access to agents and maids the film uncovers an unknown world.
33. Shayfeen.com: We're Watching You (2007 TV Movie)
PG | 53 min | Documentary
Get an intimate look at the 2005 multi-party elections in Egypt through the eyes of three women working to assure the election's legitimacy.
36. See You in the Future... (2004 TV Movie)
54 min | Documentary
A one-hour documentary exploring the frontier science known as cryonics (the practice of freezing the human body after death). "Heaven Can Wait" tracks the lives of three cryonicists.
38. Simon Mann's African Coup: Black Beach (2009 TV Movie)
The tiny West African country of Equatorial Guinea was the target for a coup. Why? Oil & Gas. And lots of it. Storyville scrutinizes the plot and the motivations behind the attempted coup ex-SAS officer Simon Mann lead in 2004.
42. Israel's Generals (2003 TV Movie)
52 min | Documentary, Biography, War
3-part series exploring political and military power in Israel; how Moshe Dayan, Yitzhak Rabin and Ariel Sharon shaped the destiny of Israel, and indeed the entire Middle East.