10 Best Documentariesby janmarcfurer | created - 14 Oct 2015 | updated - 9 months ago | Public
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1. Toto and His Sisters (2014)
94 min | Documentary, Drama, Family
Totonel (10) and his sisters, Andreea (14) and Ana (17), are waiting for their mother to come back home from prison. As they grow up, each of them learns how to survive on their own, hoping... See full summary »
2. The Salt of the Earth (2014)
PG-13 | 110 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The life and work of photographer Sebastião Salgado, who has spent forty years documenting deprived societies in hidden corners of the world.
Votes: 19,440 | Gross: $1.34M
3. Tableau noir (2013)
117 min | Documentary, Drama
Tableau noir chronicles life at a one-room school in the Swiss mountains during an academic year, giving an endearing portrait of the twelve pupils aged six to twelve who share the same ... See full summary »
4. Pope Francis: A Man of His Word (2018)
PG | 96 min | Documentary, Biography
Pope Francis travels the world speaking to those in need and delivering a message of hope.
Votes: 1,923 | Gross: $1.82M
6. Samsara (I) (2011)
PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Music
Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.
Votes: 32,789 | Gross: $2.67M
7. Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)
R | 87 min | Documentary, Comedy, Crime
Following the style of some of the world's most prolific street artists, an amateur filmmaker makes a foray into the art world.
Votes: 61,794 | Gross: $3.29M
9. Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
German-American Dieter Dengler discusses his service as a U.S. naval pilot in the Vietnam War. Dengler also revisits the sites of his capture and eventual escape from the hands of the Viet Cong, recreating many events for the camera.
10. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)
R | 122 min | Documentary, Drama, War
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.
Votes: 125,754 | Gross: $119.19M
13. Speed: In Search of Lost Time (2012)
TV-G | 97 min | Documentary
Opitz tries to track down the reasons of our shortage of time and for the constant acceleration of our lives. In his search of lost time he visits several people, to find out how they deal ... See full summary »
14. The Wind. A Documentary Thriller (2019 TV Movie)
75 min | Documentary
When it starts to blow, there is no way to hide from it or completely shelter oneself. Its destructive power manifests itself in destroyed forests and houses. However, halny is not only a ... See full summary »
Director: Michal Bielawski
18. 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: 5,059 | Gross: $0.02M
R | 84 min | Comedy
Kazakh TV talking head Borat is dispatched to the United States to report on the greatest country in the world. With a documentary crew in tow, Borat becomes more interested in locating and marrying Pamela Anderson.
Votes: 358,515 | Gross: $128.51M