Doc - Life experiencesby marco-ac-silva | created - 25 Mar 2012 | updated - 6 days ago | Public
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1. 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: 45,609 | Gross: $2.96M
2. Presunto culpable (2008)
87 min | Documentary
Two young Mexican attorneys attempt to exonerate a wrongly convicted man by making a documentary. In the process, they expose the contradictions of a judicial system that presumes suspects guilty until proven innocent.
4. Waste Land (2010)
Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary
On the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro is Jardim Gramacho, the world's largest landfill, where men and women sift through garbage for a living. Artist Vik Muniz produces portraits of the workers and learns about their lives.
Votes: 7,705 | Gross: $0.19M
5. Children Underground (2001)
Not Rated | 104 min | Documentary
A profile of homeless Romanian children who were born victims of the nation's reckless population growth policy during its communist era.
6. Up the Yangtze (2007)
Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary
At the edge of the Yangtze River, not far from the Three Gorges Dam, young men and women take up employment on a cruise ship, where they confront rising waters and a radically changing China.
Votes: 1,648 | Gross: $0.78M
8. The Wildest Dream (2010)
PG | 94 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
Uses astonishing visuals to tell the intersecting stories of George Mallory, the first man to attempt a summit of Mount Everest, and Conrad Anker, the mountaineer who finds Mallory's frozen remains 75 years later.
Votes: 1,959 | Gross: $0.87M
9. Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011)
PG | 81 min | Documentary
A documentary on 85-year-old sushi master Jiro Ono, his renowned Tokyo restaurant, and his relationship with his son and eventual heir, Yoshikazu.
Votes: 28,148 | Gross: $2.55M
10. De regels van Matthijs (2012)
72 min | Documentary
Matthew's autism give him a special way to see the world, but at the same time it causes him to have legal problems with his landlords, who want to have him evicted due to the alterations he makes in his apartment.
Director: Marc Schmidt
11. Spirit of the Marathon (2007)
PG | 104 min | Documentary, Sport
The first ever feature-length film to capture the essence, drama and unique spectacle of the famed 26.2-mile race, the production features five runners - three amateurs and two elites - as ... See full summary »
12. First Position (2011)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary
A documentary that follows six young dancers from around the world as they prepare for the Youth America Grand Prix, one of the most prestigious ballet competitions in the world.
Votes: 3,070 | Gross: $1.10M
13. The Third Wave (2007)
Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama
Four volunteers travel to Peraliya, Sri Lankan after the 2004 tsunami, and their planned two-week journey becomes a year of heartbreak and rebirth.
R | 85 min | Documentary
Two documentary filmmakers chronicle their time in Sonagchi, Calcutta and the relationships they developed with children of prostitutes who work the city's notorious red light district.
Votes: 13,332 | Gross: $3.41M
17. Adventuress Wanted (2009)
85 min | Documentary
An American man and a Japanese woman leave from Sweden in a tiny beach-buggy headed for South Africa. The audience participates vicariously in the practical challenges of the trip and the ... See full summary »
18. Circus Rosaire (2007)
Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary
Story of the Rosaire family, a 9th generation family of circus performers known for their unique and respectful manner of performing with animals, as they struggle to maintain their family ... See full summary »
19. In film nist (2011)
Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary
It's been months since Jafar Panahi, stuck in jail, has been awaiting a verdict by the appeals court. By depicting a day in his life, Panahi and Mojtaba Mirtahmasb try to portray the deprivations looming in contemporary Iranian cinema.
Votes: 3,943 | Gross: $0.08M
21. Encounters at the End of the World (2007)
G | 99 min | Documentary
Film-maker Werner Herzog travels to the McMurdo Station in Antarctica, looking to capture the continent's beauty and investigate the characters living there.
Votes: 15,112 | Gross: $0.94M
22. Ride the Divide (2010)
82 min | Documentary, Adventure, Sport
A small group of adventurous mountain bikers attempt to race the longest mountain bike route in the world traversing over 2700 miles along the Rocky Mountains from Banff, Canada to the Mexican border.
25. The Bridge (I) (2006)
R | 94 min | Documentary, Drama
People suffer largely unnoticed while the rest of the world goes about its business. This is a documentary exploration of the mythic beauty of the Golden Gate Bridge, the most popular ... See full summary »
Votes: 10,009 | Gross: $0.18M
26. Hot Girls Wanted (2015)
84 min | Documentary
A documentary about young women who have been drawn into the sex trade - and how easy it is for a web-savvy generation to end up making porn.
27. There Will Be Blood (2007)
R | 158 min | Drama, History
A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.
Votes: 418,387 | Gross: $40.22M
28. 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: 15,173 | Gross: $1.34M
29. Where the Trail Ends (2012)
Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama
Where the Trail Ends is a film following the worlds top freeride mountain bikers as they search for untraveled terrain around the globe, ultimately shaping the future of big mountain free ... See full summary »