DOCS TO CHANGE PERCEPTIONby john-william-roman | created - 02 Jun 2013 | updated - 25 Aug 2013 | Public
a simple collection of films I have watched that have altered my views.
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3. 911: In Plane Site (2004 Video)
52 min | Documentary
What "In Plane Site" accomplishes that no other video expose' on September 11th has to date, is it exposes the viewer to a barrage of news clips from a majority of the mainstream news ... See full summary »
5. The Corporation (2003)
Not Rated | 145 min | Documentary, History
Documentary that looks at the concept of the corporation throughout recent history up to its present-day dominance.
Votes: 19,035 | Gross: $1.88M
8. Roger & Me (1989)
R | 91 min | Documentary
Votes: 23,959 | Gross: $6.71M
11. 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: 118,317 | Gross: $119.19M
12. Sicko (2007)
PG-13 | 123 min | Documentary, Drama
A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories including shotgun deaths.
Votes: 69,717 | Gross: $24.54M
13. Capitalism: A Love Story (2009)
R | 127 min | Documentary, Crime, News
An examination of the social costs of corporate interests pursuing profits at the expense of the public good.
Votes: 37,989 | Gross: $14.36M
14. Michael Moore Hates America (2004)
R | 125 min | Documentary
Michael Wilson, like the subject of his film, is trying to get an interview with a multi-millionaire; however, in this case, that millionaire is Michael Moore himself.
15. Collapse (II) (2009)
Unrated | 82 min | Documentary
A documentary on Michael Ruppert, a police officer turned independent reporter who predicted the current financial crisis in his self-published newsletter, From the Wilderness.
Votes: 6,198 | Gross: $0.05M
18. Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead (2010)
Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary
100 pounds overweight, loaded up on steroids and suffering from a debilitating autoimmune disease, Joe Cross is at the end of his rope and the end of his hope. In the mirror he saw a 310lb ... See full summary »
19. 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: 91,569 | Gross: $11.53M
20. Forks Over Knives (2011)
PG | 90 min | Documentary
Examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of animal-based and processed foods.
21. 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
23. Restrepo (2010)
R | 93 min | Documentary, War
A year with one platoon in the deadliest valley in Afghanistan.
Directors: Tim Hetherington, Sebastian Junger | Stars: The Men of Battle Company 2nd of the 503rd Infantry Regiment 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Juan 'Doc Restrepo, Dan Kearney, LaMonta Caldwell
Votes: 18,753 | Gross: $1.33M
24. An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
PG | 96 min | Documentary
Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim follows Al Gore on the lecture circuit, as the former presidential candidate campaigns to raise public awareness of the dangers of global warming and calls for immediate action to curb its destructive effects on the environment.
Votes: 73,888 | Gross: $23.81M
25. The Cove (2009)
PG-13 | 92 min | Documentary, Crime
Using state-of-the-art equipment, a group of activists, led by renowned dolphin trainer Ric O'Barry, infiltrate a cove near Taijii, Japan to expose both a shocking instance of animal abuse and a serious threat to human health.
Votes: 43,207 | Gross: $0.86M
28. Dive! (2010)
TV-G | 45 min | Documentary, Family
Follow filmmaker Jeremy Seifert and his circle of friends as they dumpster dive in the back alleys and gated garbage receptacles of L.A.'s supermarkets. In the process they uncover ... See full summary »
75 min | Documentary, Family
'Chemerical' explores the life cycle of everyday household cleaners and hygiene products to prove that, thanks to our clean obsession, we are drowning in a sea of toxicity. An average North... See full summary »
Director: Andrew Nisker
30. I.O.U.S.A. (2008)
PG | 85 min | Documentary
Few are aware that America may be on the brink of a financial meltdown. I.O.U.S.A. explores the country's shocking current fiscal condition and ways to avoid a national economic disaster.
Votes: 1,774 | Gross: $0.82M
31. Garbage! The Revolution Starts at Home (2007)
Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary
Take your average urban family the Mcdonalds and ask them to keep every scrap of garbage they create for three months. Then take them on a journey to show them where it all goes and how it ... See full summary »
50 min | Documentary
A look at America's contemporary predilection for superficial patriotic symbolism via consumerism.
33. Tapped (I) (2009)
Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary
Examines the role of the bottled water industry and its effects on our health, climate change, pollution, and our reliance on oil.
34. Selling God (2009)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary
Selling God is a whimsical look at the Contemporary Evangelical Movement. It offers a satirical perspective on the many absurdities that arise when religion and popular culture collide and ... See full summary »