Most Popular Documentaries

1. Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck (2015 Documentary) Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck (2015 Documentary)
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An authorized documentary on the late musician Kurt Cobain, from his early days in Aberdeen, Washington to his success and downfall with the grunge band Nirvana. Dir: Brett Morgen With: Kurt Cobain, Courtney Love, Krist Novoselic Documentary | Biography | Music 145 mins.
2. Monkey Kingdom (2015 Documentary) Monkey Kingdom (2015 Documentary)
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A nature documentary that follows a newborn monkey and its mother as they struggle to survive within... Dir: Mark Linfield, Alastair Fothergill With: Tina Fey Documentary 81 mins.
3. The Salt of the Earth (2014 Documentary) The Salt of the Earth (2014 Documentary)
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For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents... Dir: Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, Wim Wenders With: Sebastião Salgado, Wim Wenders, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado Documentary | Biography 110 mins.
4. Citizenfour (2014 Documentary) Citizenfour (2014 Documentary)
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A documentarian and a reporter travel to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with Edward Snowden. Dir: Laura Poitras With: Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, William Binney Documentary 114 mins.
5. Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (2015 Documentary) Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (2015 Documentary)
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An in-depth look at the inner-workings of the Church of Scientology. Dir: Alex Gibney With: Lawrence Wright, Mike Rinder, Marty Rathbun Documentary 119 mins.
6. Kink (2013 Documentary) Kink (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary on fetish website Kink.com. Dir: Christina Voros With: Peter Acworth, Maitresse Madeline, Chris Norris Documentary | Biography 80 mins.
7. Fed Up (2014 Documentary) Fed Up (2014 Documentary)
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An examination of America's obesity epidemic and the food industry's role in aggravating it. Dir: Stephanie Soechtig With: Michele Simon, Oprah Winfrey, Bill Clinton Documentary 92 mins.
8. Misery Loves Comedy (2015 Documentary) Misery Loves Comedy (2015 Documentary)
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Over fifty very famous American and Canadian funny people (filmmakers, writers, actors and comedians) share life and professional journeys and insights, in an effort to shed light on the thesis: Do you have to be miserable to be funny? Dir: Kevin Pollak With: Amy Schumer, James L. Brooks, Judd Apatow Documentary | Comedy 94 mins.
9. The Emperor's New Clothes (2015 Documentary) The Emperor's New Clothes (2015 Documentary)
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A look at the growing disparity between different economic classes. Dir: Michael Winterbottom With: Russell Brand Documentary 101 mins.
10. After Porn Ends (2012 Documentary) After Porn Ends (2012 Documentary)
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After Porn Ends is a documentary that not only examines the lives and careers of some of the biggest... Dir: Bryce Wagoner With: Asia Carrera, Tiffany Million, Richard Pacheco Documentary 94 mins.
11. Dior and I (2014 Documentary) Dior and I (2014 Documentary)
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Dior and I brings the viewer inside the storied world of the Christian Dior fashion house with a privileged... Dir: Frédéric Tcheng With: Raf Simons, Marion Cotillard, Anna Wintour Documentary 90 mins.
12. Manny (2014 Documentary) Manny (2014 Documentary)
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A man who overcame insurmountable odds to become one of the most loved and respected athletes of all time... Dir: Leon Gast, Ryan Moore With: Jimmy Kimmel, Liam Neeson, Jinkee Pacquiao Documentary | Drama | Sport 88 mins.
13. 20,000 Days on Earth (2014 Documentary) 20,000 Days on Earth (2014 Documentary)
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Writer and musician Nick Cave marks his 20,000th day on the planet Earth. Dir: Iain Forsyth, Jane Pollard With: Nick Cave, Susie Bick, Warren Ellis Documentary | Drama | Music 97 mins.
14. Blackfish (2013 Documentary) Blackfish (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary following the controversial captivity of killer whales, and its dangers for both humans and whales. Dir: Gabriela Cowperthwaite With: Tilikum, Dave Duffus, Samantha Berg Documentary 83 mins.
15. The Imposter (2012 Documentary) The Imposter (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary centered on a young Frenchman who claims to a grieving Texas family that he is their 16-year-old son who has been missing for 3 years. Dir: Bart Layton With: Adam O'Brian, Anna Ruben, Cathy Dresbach Documentary | Biography | Thriller 99 mins.
16. The Hacker Wars (2014 Documentary) The Hacker Wars (2014 Documentary)
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Ripped from international headlines, The Hacker Wars takes you to the front lines of the high-stakes battle over the fate of the Internet, freedom and privacy. Dir: Vivien Lesnik Weisman With: Andrew 'weev' Auernheimer, Barrett Brown, Jaime 'asshurtmacfags' Cochran Documentary 91 mins.
17. I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story (2014 Documentary) I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story (2014 Documentary)
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Caroll Spinney has been Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since 1969; at 78-years-old, he has no intention of stopping. Dir: Dave LaMattina, Chad N. Walker With: Caroll Spinney, Jim Henson, Frank Oz Documentary | Biography | Drama 90 mins.
18. Jodorowsky's Dune (2013 Documentary) Jodorowsky's Dune (2013 Documentary)
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The story of cult film director Alejandro Jodorowsky's ambitious but ultimately doomed film adaptation of the seminal science fiction novel. Dir: Frank Pavich With: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Michel Seydoux, H.R. Giger Documentary 88 mins.
19. Super Size Me (2004 Documentary) Super Size Me (2004 Documentary)
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While examining the influence of the fast food industry, Morgan Spurlock personally explores the consequences on his health of a diet of solely McDonald's food for one month. Dir: Morgan Spurlock With: Morgan Spurlock, Daryl Isaacs, Chemeeka Walker Documentary | Comedy | Drama 100 mins.
20. Catfish (2010 Documentary) Catfish (2010 Documentary)
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Young filmmakers document their colleague's budding online friendship with a young woman and her family which leads to an unexpected series of discoveries. Dir: Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman With: Yaniv Schulman, Ariel Schulman, Henry Joost Documentary 87 mins.
21. Last Days in Vietnam (2014 Documentary) Last Days in Vietnam (2014 Documentary)
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During the chaotic final weeks of the Vietnam War, the North Vietnamese Army closes in on Saigon as... Dir: Rory Kennedy With: Richard Nixon, Henry Kissinger, Stuart Herrington Documentary | History | War 98 mins.
22. Samsara (2011 Documentary) Samsara (2011 Documentary)
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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. Dir: Ron Fricke With: Balinese Tari Legong Dancers, Ni Made Megahadi Pratiwi, Puti Sri Candra Dewi Documentary | Music 102 mins.
23. The Act of Killing (2012 Documentary) The Act of Killing (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers. Dir: Joshua Oppenheimer, Anonymous With: Anwar Congo, Herman Koto, Syamsul Arifin Documentary | History 115 mins.
24. The Hunting Ground (2015 Documentary) The Hunting Ground (2015 Documentary)
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An exposé of rape crimes on U.S. college campuses, their institutional cover-ups, and the devastating toll they take on students and their families. Dir: Kirby Dick With: Kirby Dick, Amy Ziering, Amy Herdy Documentary 90 mins.
25. Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010 Documentary) Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010 Documentary)
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The story of how an eccentric French shop keeper and amateur film maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy... Dir: Banksy With: Banksy, Space Invader, Mr. Brainwash Documentary | Comedy 87 mins.