Favourite documentariesby carmen163 | created - 10 Nov 2016 | updated - 10 months ago | Public
I love watching documentaries and these are the ones I found very impressive.
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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: 44,209 | Gross: $0.89M
2. I Am a Woman Now (2011)
80 min | Documentary
I Am A Woman Now (formerly Casablanca Revisited), the first generation of transsexuals who had their sex change in Casablanca back in the mid-1950s to 1960s take stock of their lives. Do ... See full summary »
TV-14 | 279 min | Documentary, Crime
4. 9/11 (2002 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 112 min | Documentary
A real life documentary following the events of September 11 from an insider's view, through the lens of James Hanlon and two French filmmakers who were in Manhattan that one day.
5. Welcome to Leith (2015)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary
When a noted white supremacist moves into their town, the residents of Leith, North Dakota do what they can to prevent him from taking control of the municipality.
Votes: 3,784 | Gross: $0.04M
9. Americans in Pyongyang (2008 Video)
G | 53 min | Documentary, War
In summer 2007 the New York Philharmonic received an invitation that was unprecedented in the orchestra's history. North Korea, the world's most isolated and secluded country and ... See full summary »
Director: Ayelet Heller
11. Amy (III) (2015)
R | 128 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Archival footage and personal testimonials present an intimate portrait of the life and career of British singer/songwriter Amy Winehouse.
Votes: 47,186 | Gross: $8.41M
12. Marilyn Monroe: The Final Days (2001 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary, Biography
Documentary about the moviestar's last months including her tumultuous love affairs, drug and alcohol dependency, depression and eventual firing from her final film, 20th Century Fox's "... See full summary »
14. Holy Hell (2016)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, Drama
An inside look at Buddhafield, a West Hollywood cult formed by a charismatic teacher in the 1980s that eventually imploded.
Votes: 4,770 | Gross: $0.02M
15. Anvil: The Story of Anvil (2008)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Since 1978, Anvil has become one of heavy metal's most influential yet commercially unsuccessful acts. In 2006, after a fledging European tour Anvil sets out to record their thirteenth album and continue to follow their dreams.
Votes: 15,407 | Gross: $0.67M
16. One of Us (IV) (2017)
95 min | Documentary
Penetrating the insular world of New York's Hasidic community, focusing on three individuals driven to break away despite threats of retaliation.
17. The Dawn Wall (2017)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
In an unbelievable story of perseverance, free climber Tommy Caldwell and climbing partner Kevin Jorgeson attempt to scale the impossible 3000ft Dawn Wall of El Capitan.
Votes: 12,650 | Gross: $1.08M
18. The Bad Kids (2016)
101 min | Documentary
A group of teachers at a Mojave Desert high school take an unconventional approach to improve the lives of their struggling students.
Votes: 569 | Gross: $0.00M
19. Diana: In Her Own Words (I) (2017 TV Movie)
112 min | Documentary, Biography
This documentary uses the recordings Princess Diana made for the book that was written by Andrew Morton. In this documentary Diana narrates her life and the events that surrounded her.
20. Stop at Nothing: The Lance Armstrong Story (2014)
TV-14 | 104 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
An intimate but explosive portrait of the man behind the greatest fraud in sporting history. Lance Armstrong enriched himself by cheating his fans, his sport, and the truth. But the former ... See full summary »
23. The Bridge (I) (2006)
R | 94 min | Documentary, Drama
Filmmakers use hidden cameras to capture the various suicide attempts at the Golden Gate Bridge - the world's most popular suicide destination. Interviews with the victims' loved ones describe their lives and mental health.
Votes: 10,860 | Gross: $0.18M