My Collection of Documentariesby BloedEnMelk | created - 09 Jan 2012 | updated - 27 Feb 2014 | Public
I couldn't list them all, as not all are on IMDB, but at least it's a good part of it.
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1. 101 Rent Boys (2000)
78 min | Documentary
101 Rent Boys is shot on location in various motel rooms situated on the length of the Santa Monica Boulevard, and features 101 different hustlers. Although the film features 101 different ... See full summary »
4. The Act of Killing (2012)
Not Rated | 117 min | Documentary, Crime
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.
Votes: 28,283 | Gross: $0.49M
8. Buried in the Backyard (2005)
TV-PG | 30 min | Short
A documentary about Americans who are actively engaged in preparations for nuclear attack. Journey into the interior of the country--into the bomb shelters that lie beneath us and into the minds that make them.
9. Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010)
G | 90 min | Documentary, History
Werner Herzog gains exclusive access to film inside the Chauvet caves of Southern France and captures the oldest known pictorial creations of humanity.
Votes: 12,981 | Gross: $5.23M
11. 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.
12. Citizen Shane (2004)
Not Rated | 59 min | Documentary
Adult businesses in Lowndes County, Mississippi (the "Buckle of the Bible Belt") are being unfairly harassed by local law enforcement. Record label owner Shane Ballard, 22, plans to change ... See full summary »
13. Crossing the Line (2006)
Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary
A British documentary about US Army defector James Dresnok currently living in North Korea after having defected during the 60s.
Votes: 760 | Gross: $0.01M
Fear and Loathing on the Road to Hollywood
Not Rated | 51 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A look at "Gonzo journalist", Hunter S. Thompson with his collaborator, British illustrator, Ralph Steadman.
17. Following Sean (2005)
Unrated | 87 min | Documentary
Thirty years, three generations, and a lifetime later, award-winning filmmaker Ralph Arlyck returns to San Francisco in search of Sean, the boy who was the subject of his controversy-sparking 1969 documentary.
19. Grey Gardens (1975)
PG | 94 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
An old mother and her middle-aged daughter, the aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy, live their eccentric lives in a filthy, decaying mansion in East Hampton.
Votes: 9,559 | Gross: $0.03M
23. Jupiter's Wife (1995)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Biography, Mystery
Michel Negroponte, a documentary filmmaker, meets Maggie one day in Central Park. Maggie claims to be married to the god Jupiter and the daughter of actor Robert Ryan. Michel gets to know ... See full summary »
24. Lost in Woonsocket (2007)
81 min | Documentary
While conducting a humanitarian experiment, a group of filmmakers attempt to help two homeless alcoholics get their lives back together. After the series is unceremoniously cancelled, the ... See full summary »
25. Mondo cane (1962)
R | 108 min | Documentary, Horror
A "shockumentary" consisting of a collection of mostly real archive footage displaying mankind at its most depraved and perverse, displaying bizarre rites, cruel behavior and bestial violence.
26. Mondo pazzo (1963)
R | 102 min | Documentary
The official sequel to the original shockumentary, presenting new and bizarre behavior from around the world, including cruelty, graphic gore, and strange rituals.
34. The Cockettes (2002)
R | 100 min | Documentary
Documentary about the gender-bending San Francisco performance group who became a pop culture phenomenon in the early 1970s.
Votes: 485 | Gross: $0.22M
35. The Smell of Burning Ants (1994)
21 min | Short, Documentary
A haunting documentary on the pains of growing up male. It explores the inner and outer cruelties that boys perpetrate and endure. The film provokes the viewer to reflect on how our society can deprive boys of wholeness.
36. Der Lauf der Dinge (1987)
Not Rated | 30 min | Documentary, Short
Inside a warehouse, a precarious 70-100 feet long structure has been constructed using various items. When this is set in motion, a chain reaction ensues. Fire, water, law of gravity as ... See full summary »
Infrarouge (2006– )
Les enfants perdus de Tranquility Bay
90 min | Documentary
Apparently am extremely 'tough love' if not military styled disciplinary school, accused of torture and violence towards the wayward youth attending. Many accusations of abuse, torture and ... See full summary »
41. What the #$*! Do We (K)now!? (2004)
Unrated | 109 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
A fictional photographer's quest to spiritually rediscover herself is interspersed with documentary footage of scientists and theologians discussing the philosophical aspects of quantum physics.
Votes: 12,482 | Gross: $10.94M
42. Wrangler: Anatomy of an Icon (2008)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Romance
The outrageous story of 1970s porn icon Jack Wrangler, and how he rose to the top of the gay, and then straight, adult film industry.
43. Garlic Is as Good as Ten Mothers (1980)
Not Rated | 51 min | Documentary, History
A documentary on the history of garlic. Blank interviews chefs, garlic lovers, and historians about the their love of the 'stinking rose.'
44. 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: 10,046 | Gross: $0.18M
47. Vampyres (2007)
90 min | Documentary
A journalist discovers the underworld of the clans of Vampyres in New York City. He spends two years with the real vampyres like an anthropologist and brings back unique evidence on film.
48. Vernon, Florida (1981)
Not Rated | 55 min | Documentary, Comedy
Early Errol Morris documentary intersplices random chatter he captured on film of the genuinely eccentric residents of Vernon, Florida. A few examples? The preacher giving a sermon on the ... See full summary »
86 min | Documentary
The Eldritch Influence looks at the world of literary outsider H.P. Lovecraft who posthumously infected a large number of artists, writers, mystics and fanatics with his wonderfully bleak world view.
52. Pretty as a Picture: The Art of David Lynch (1997 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography
From an early age, David Lynch was inspired by the arts and the warm inner glow that comes with the pursuit of creative expression. "Pretty as a Picture:The Art of David Lynch" examines how... See full summary »
53. Breasts: A Documentary (1996 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 50 min | Documentary
Twenty-two women (ranging in age from 11 to 84), with 41 breasts, talk about their breasts; most are topless as they speak. They talk about adolescence, bras, commercial images of women's ... See full summary »
54. Private Dicks: Men Exposed (1999 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 56 min | Documentary
Men, most of them naked, talk about their penises. The men range from 17 to 70+, all are from the U.S. of diverse races. Several are artists or performers. Some are gay, others straight; ... See full summary »
57. Beyond Vanilla (2001)
92 min | Documentary
Much as the title suggests, Beyond Vanilla explores the kinkier aspects of sex on the other side of vanilla. With interviews, demonstrations and a good dose of how-to instructions, this ... See full summary »
Votes: 134 | Gross: $0.02M
60 min | Documentary
What is faith and religion to Russians after the fall of communism? We get the insight into the Russian Orthodox church as well as different folk and shamanic beliefs.
Director: Werner Herzog
62. Hell House (2001)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary
A look at the "Hell House" performed annually in October by the youth members of Trinity Church (Assemblies of God) in Cedar Hill, Texas (a Dallas suburb) - seen by over 10,000 visitors ... See full summary »
63. Join Us (2007)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary
Award winning filmmaker, Ondi Timoner, follows four families as they leave an abusive church in South Carolina and realize they have been in a cult. The film documents them as they enter ... See full summary »
86 min | Documentary, History
Featuring never-before-seen footage, this documentary delivers a startling new look at the Peoples Temple, headed by preacher Jim Jones who, in 1978, led more than 900 members to Guyana, where he orchestrated a mass suicide via tainted punch.
68. The Secret (2006 Video)
PG | 90 min | Documentary
Interviews with self-proclaimed authors, philosophers, scientists, with an in-depth discussion of visualizing your goals. The audience is shown how they can learn and use 'The Secret' in their everyday lives.
Frontline (1983– )
Waco: The Inside Story
Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary
Frontline looks at the 1993 siege on the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas. It talks to Branch Davidian survivors and FBI agents from the both negotiation and hostage rescue teams. On... See full summary »
70. Witnesses of Jehovah (1986)
Unrated | 58 min | Documentary
A documentary recounting the history of the Watchtower Society and explaining the beliefs of Jehovah's Witnesses. Includes testimonies by former Witnesses.
Zero Hour (2004– )
Terror in Tokyo
53 min | Biography, Drama, History
ZERO HOUR is a unique documentary format - a ticking clock hour of television which transports the viewer into the gripping countdown to some of the most dramatic events in recent history. ... See full summary »
75. Carlos Castaneda: Enigma of a Sorcerer (2004)
91 min | Documentary
History, speculation, experimental footage, and even animation is all used to explore the impact of Carlos Castaneda's teachings of perceiving non-ordinary reality.
Votes: 72 | Gross: $0.09M
79. This Is Rockbitch (2003)
47 min | Documentary
Rock Bitch is a group of female musicians who live in a sex commune. The girls see themselves as striking a blow for women everywhere, and they are doing it through the medium of rock music - in the nude.
81. Addiction (2007 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 86 min | Documentary
A documentary made up of nine separate segments on the topic of drug addiction. Segments include: "Saturday Night in a Dallas ER," by Jon Alpert; "A Mother's Desperation," by Susan Froemke ... See full summary »
83. Hooked: Illegal Drugs & How They Got That Way - LSD, Ecstasy, and the Raves (2000 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, History
How did the psychedelic drugs LSD and Ecstasy journey from a scientific discovery to a popular recreation to banned drugs? Mental health professionals once believed that LSD could treat ... See full summary »
84. Know Your Mushrooms (2008)
Not Rated | 74 min | Documentary
Ron Mann investigates the miraculous, near-secret world of fungi. Visionaries Gary Lincoff and Larry Evans lead us on a hunt for the wild mushroom and the deeper cultural experiences ... See full summary »
89. Stoned in Suburbia (2005 TV Movie)
43 min | Documentary
Stoned In Suburbia is a social history film, examining the change in people's opinions to cannabis over the past 50 years. Discussing the impact of the 60's sexual revolution, the Hippie ... See full summary »
92. For the Bible Tells Me So (2007)
Unrated | 95 min | Documentary, Romance
An exploration of the intersection between religion and homosexuality in the U.S. and how the religious right has used its interpretation of the Bible to stigmatize the gay community.
Votes: 4,170 | Gross: $0.31M
93. Middle Sexes: Redefining He and She (2005 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 54 min | Documentary
Examines the diversity of human sexual and gender variance around the globe, with commentary by scientific experts and first-hand accounts of people who do not conform to a simple male/female binary.
94. Paragraph 175 (2000)
81 min | Documentary, History, Romance
Historian Klaus Müller interviews survivors of the Nazi persecution of homosexuals because of the German Penal Code of 1871, Paragraph 175.
Votes: 1,675 | Gross: $0.07M
96. Sad to Be Gay (2005 TV Movie)
50 min | Documentary
Documentary following David Akinsanya as he attends a controversial treatment center in America that promises 'freedom from homosexuality through the power of Jesus Christ'. David has been ... See full summary »
98. Be Like Others (2008)
PG-13 | 74 min | Documentary
An intimate and unflinching look at life in Iran, seen through the lens of those living at its fringes, 'Be Like Others' is a provocative look at a generation of young Iranian men choosing to undergo sex change surgery.
Director: Tanaz Eshaghian
85 min | Documentary
Ten women, most of them in Vancouver or Toronto, talk about being lesbian in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s: discovering the pulp fiction of the day about women in love, their own first ... See full summary »