Documentariesby sandpeat | created - 31 Jul 2012 | updated - 17 Oct 2016 | Public
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1. You Can't Say That! What's Happening to Free Speech with John Stossel (2000 TV Movie)
5. The Mystery of Happiness: Who Has It & How to Get It - With John Stossel (1996 TV Movie)
8. Freakonomics (2010)
PG-13 | 85 min | Documentary
A collection of documentaries that explores the hidden side of human nature through the use of the science of economics.
Votes: 6,195 | Gross: $0.10M
9. These Amazing Shadows (2011)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary
Tells the history and importance of The National Film Registry, a roll call of American cinema treasures that reflects the diversity of film, and indeed the American experience itself.
13. Maxed Out (2006)
Unrated | 90 min | Documentary
When Hurricane Katrina ravaged America's Gulf Coast, it laid bare an uncomfortable reality-America is not only far from the world's wealthiest nation; it is crumbling beneath a staggering ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,087 | Gross: $0.06M
16. Super Size Me (2004)
PG | 100 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
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.
Votes: 91,560 | Gross: $11.53M
17. Four Days in November (1964)
Not Rated | 122 min | Documentary, Biography, History
From more than eight million feet of newsreels, amateur footage, tape-recordings and more, David L. Wolper presents a priceless detailed account of the time and events surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
18. United 93 (2006)
R | 111 min | Drama, History, Thriller
A real-time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on September 11th, 2001 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.
Votes: 88,627 | Gross: $31.57M
22. I Am Alive: Surviving the Andes Plane Crash (2010 TV Movie)
88 min | Documentary
On Friday, the 13th of October, 1972, a charter plane carrying 45 passengers, including a college rugby team, vanished over the desolate, snow-covered Andes Mountains. For 72 days, the world thought they were dead.
24. Peter Jennings Reporting: The Kennedy Assassination - Beyond Conspiracy (2003 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, History
Forty years after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, more than 80% of Americans still believe that Lee Harvey Oswald did not act alone. This documentary attempts to separate fact from conspiracy theories to get to the truth.
25. Zapruder Film of Kennedy Assassination (1963)
1 min | Documentary, Short, Crime
In Search of... (1976–1982)
Lee Harvey Oswald
22 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi
New information on President Kennedy's assassination, including a police tape revealing a fourth shot, expert handwriting analysis on Oswald's diary, and a possible Oswald lookalike as a stealth assassin.
28. Roger & Me (1989)
R | 91 min | Documentary
Votes: 23,958 | Gross: $6.71M
32. The Century: America's Time (1999– )
Not Rated | 750 min | Documentary
Peter Jennings hosts this 15 part documentary that chronicles the defining events of the 20th century. Through archive footage and hundreds of interviews the series examines 100 years of ... See full summary »
34. Oswald's Ghost (2007)
83 min | Documentary
It accounts the events before and after one the most important events during that time, and they were told through eyewitnesses who were living at that time.
35. JFK: Breaking the News (2004 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary
Looking back over 40 years television and print journalists recall their stories and memories of reporting the murder of President Kennedy and how it changed the country and changed the way the public gets it's news.
Nova (1974– )
The Killer's Trail: The Story of Dr. Sam Sheppard
TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Biography
The real case what inspired one of the more famous TV series of all times, "The Fugitive".
38. The 1900 House (1999– )
60 min | History, Reality-TV
A modern English family embark on a real-life time-travel adventure to late Victorian London.
41. Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery (1997 TV Movie)
TV-G | 240 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
The story of the most important American exploration expedition in American history and the participants in it.
43. ADD & Loving It?! (2009)
Not Rated | 57 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
Comedian Patrick McKenna seeks a diagnosis for Adult ADHD and learns the facts from an impressive array of experts (some of whom have ADHD themselves!) including medical researchers, ... See full summary »
44. The Century (1999– )
720 min | Documentary, History
Peter Jennings hosted this 6 episode special that reviews some of the most important events of the 20th Century. Each episode is a two part examination of two events in history that ... See full summary »
45. Longitude (2000 TV Movie)
200 min | Drama, History
Parallel stories: 18th century Harrison builds the marine chronometer for safe navigation at sea; 20th century Gould is obsessed with restoring it.
47. The Iran Job (2012)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Sport
A documentary that follows one year in the life of American pro basketball player Kevin Sheppard, who signed on to play for the upstart Iranian Super League team A.S. Shiraz.
Votes: 544 | Gross: $0.02M
49. JFK: The Smoking Gun (2013 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, History
Australian detective Colin McLaren investigates the JFK assassination using ballistics expert Howard Donahue's evidence of a second shooter in Dealey Plaza.
51. JFK: A President Betrayed (2013)
90 min | Documentary, Drama, History
Narrated by Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman, "JFK: A President Betrayed" uncovers new evidence that reveals how JFK embarked on secret back channel peace efforts with Nikita Khrushchev ... See full summary »
History Specials (2010– )
Lee Harvey Oswald: 48 Hours to Live
TV-14 | 89 min | Documentary, History, War
This special seeks to explain the enigmatic Oswald using a brand new approach. No other documentary has exclusively traced Oswald's actions in the minutes, hours and days following the events in Dallas.