Most Popular "Documentary Filmmaking" Titles
- Movies or TV
- IMDb Rating
- Instant Watch Options
- In Theaters
- On TV
- Release Year
1. The Fighter (I) (2010)
R | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
A look at the early years of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward and his brother who helped train him before going pro in the mid 1980s.
Votes: 300,163 | Gross: $93.62M
2. The Visit (I) (2015)
PG-13 | 94 min | Horror, Thriller
Two siblings become increasingly frightened by their grandparents' disturbing behavior while visiting them on vacation.
Votes: 91,003 | Gross: $65.21M
3. Rent (2005)
PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
This is the film version of the Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical about Bohemians in the East Village of New York City struggling with life, love and AIDS, and the impacts they have on America.
Votes: 44,383 | Gross: $29.08M
4. Their Finest (2016)
R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A former secretary, newly appointed as a scriptwriter for propaganda films, joins the cast and crew of a major production while the Blitz rages around them.
Votes: 11,453 | Gross: $3.60M
5. Trollhunter (2010)
PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A group of students investigates a series of mysterious bear killings, but learns that there are much more dangerous things going on. They start to follow a mysterious hunter, learning that he is actually a troll hunter.
Votes: 60,016 | Gross: $0.25M
6. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)
PG | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Four best girlfriends hatch a plan to stay connected with one another as their lives start off in different directions: they pass around a pair of secondhand jeans that fits each of their bodies perfectly.
Votes: 48,351 | Gross: $39.01M
10. Rang De Basanti (2006)
Not Rated | 157 min | Comedy, Drama
The story of six young Indians who assist an English Woman to film a documentary on the extremist freedom fighters from their past, and the events that lead them to relive the long forgotten saga of freedom.
Votes: 87,504 | Gross: $2.20M
11. Man Bites Dog (1992)
NC-17 | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A film crew follows a ruthless thief and heartless killer as he goes about his daily routine. But complications set in when the film crew lose their objectivity and begin lending a hand.
Votes: 31,278 | Gross: $0.21M
12. Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated with another woman.
Votes: 47,265 | Gross: $18.25M
14. The Veil (I) (2016)
R | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Twenty-five years after members of a religious cult committed mass suicide, the lone survivor returns to the scene of the tragedy with a documentary crew in tow.
15. Tomb Raider (2013 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Drama
Armed with only the raw instincts and physical ability, experience Lara Croft's intense origin story from a young woman to a hardened survivor.
18. The Pyramid (2014)
R | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
An archaeological team attempts to unlock the secrets of a lost pyramid only to find themselves hunted by an insidious creature.
Votes: 19,824 | Gross: $2.76M
19. Sound of My Voice (2011)
R | 85 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Two documentary filmmakers attempt to penetrate a cult who worships a woman who claims to be from the future.
Votes: 18,200 | Gross: $0.41M
20. Primeval (2007)
R | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A news team is sent to Burundi to capture and bring home a legendary 25-foot crocodile. Their difficult task turns potentially deadly when a warlord targets them for death.
Votes: 11,742 | Gross: $10.60M
21. Happy Endings (2005)
R | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Happy Endings weaves multiple stories to create a witty look at love, family and the sheer unpredictablity of life itself.
Votes: 8,437 | Gross: $1.31M
22. También la lluvia (2010)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, History
As a director and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Cochabamba, Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatize the water supply.
Votes: 10,958 | Gross: $0.56M
27. Bigger Stronger Faster* (2008)
PG-13 | 105 min | Documentary, Sport
An examination of America's win-at-all-cost culture from the perspective of bodybuilding and performance enhancing drugs, as it focuses on a pair of siblings chasing their dream.
Votes: 12,457 | Gross: $0.31M
28. The Darwin Awards (2006)
R | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
To investigate bizarre insurance claims that transpired in either accidents, death or both, a former cop and an insurance investigator travel throughout the country to look at the cases up close.
29. Keep the Lights On (2012)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Romance
In Manhattan, film-maker Erik bonds with closeted lawyer Paul after a fling. As their relationship becomes one fueled by highs, lows, and dysfunctional patterns, Erik struggles to negotiate his own boundaries while being true to himself.
Votes: 4,520 | Gross: $0.25M
30. Paper Heart (2009)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Charlyne Yi embarks on a quest across America to make a documentary about the one subject she doesn't fully understand: Love.
Votes: 7,590 | Gross: $1.27M
31. Les plages d'Agnès (2008)
Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary, Biography
Agnès Varda explores her memories, mostly chronologically, with photographs, film clips, interviews, reenactments, and droll, playful contemporary scenes of her narrating her story.
Votes: 1,994 | Gross: $0.24M
32. Something in the Air (2012)
Not Rated | 122 min | Drama
In the months after the heady weeks of May '68, a group of young Europeans search for a way to continue the revolution believed to be just beginning.
Votes: 3,544 | Gross: $0.07M
33. Les saveurs du Palais (2012)
PG-13 | 95 min | Biography, Comedy
The story of Danièle Delpeuch and how she was appointed as the private chef for François Mitterrand.
Votes: 5,041 | Gross: $0.21M
36. Amator (1979)
117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Filip buys an eight-millimetre movie camera when his first child is born. Because it's the first camera in town, he's named official photographer by the local Party boss. His horizons widen... See full summary »
37. Getting Go, the Go Doc Project (2013)
Unrated | 91 min | Drama, Romance
A shy but smitten college boy pursues a NY go-go boy through the pretext of making a documentary film about him, with the guys knowing each other only as "Doc" and "Go."
38. Marebito (2004)
R | 92 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A fear-obsessed freelance cameraman (Shinya Tsukamoto) investigates an urban legend involving mysterious spirits that haunt the subways of Tokyo.
Votes: 4,265 | Gross: $0.01M
39. To Be Fat Like Me (2007 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 89 min | Drama
As part of a film project, a physically fit teenager dons a fat suit to gain experience of the hardships facing overweight high school students.
40. Brothers of the Head (2005)
R | 93 min | Drama, Music
In the 1970s a music promoter plucks Siamese twins from obscurity and grooms them into a freakish rock'n'roll act. A dark tale of sex, strangeness and rock music.
Votes: 1,624 | Gross: $0.04M
41. La La Land (2010)
TV-MA | Comedy
La La Land is the touching story of a cabinet maker who moves to Los Angeles after his wife is killed in a tragic wheat threshing mishap. He meets a robot and a beer-soaked midget, who help... See full summary »
42. Da wan (2001)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
Yankie director Don Tyler faces mounting insecurity and declining health while on location in Beijing, so his assistant hires down-and-out camerman YoYo to take the reins. Scrambling, ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,749 | Gross: $0.00M
43. Zusje (1995)
91 min | Drama, Mystery
After several years without contact, Martijn visits his sister Daantje, who just started to live on her own in Amsterdam. He tells her he is going to make a documentary from her life, and ... See full summary »
45. Chronicle of a Summer (1961)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary
Real-life individuals discuss topics on society, happiness in the working class among others and with those testimonies the filmmakers create fictional moments based on their interviews. ... See full summary »
46. Mesa sto dasos (2010)
97 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Enormous tree trunks. The nature of leaves, the roots of desire and a house hidden deep in the forest. A journey to the other side. Something like a "punk" existential fairytale.
47. Dick Ho: Asian Male Porn Star (2006)
31 min | Short
This "mockocumentary" about "mythical" '70s porn legend Dick Ho attempts to verify his existence during the industry's "Golden Age", as there are practically no Asian male porn stars in the... See full summary »
48. The Weather Underground (2002)
Unrated | 92 min | Documentary, History, War
The remarkable story of The Weather Underground, radical activists of the 1970s, and of radical politics at its best and most disastrous.
Votes: 3,187 | Gross: $0.56M
50. Hard Core Logo (1996)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A group of washed-up Canadian punk rockers get back together for a road trip in memory of a dear friend who was supposedly shot, or so rumors imply. As they travel, they ignore the underlying psychological darkness within each other.
Votes: 2,370 | Gross: $0.02M