Most Popular "Documentary Subject's Name In Title" Titles
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1. Finding Vivian Maier (2013)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, Mystery
A documentary on the late Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs earned her a posthumous reputation as one of the most accomplished street photographers.
4. Tupac: Resurrection (2003)
R | 112 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Home movies, photographs, and recited poetry illustrate the life of Tupac Shakur, one of the most beloved, revolutionary, and volatile hip-hop M.Cs. of all time.
208 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Inter-cut with archive material, friends, family and associates of the musician tell the story of his life and how spirituality became such a major part of it.
7. Senna (2010)
PG-13 | 106 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34.
10. 2016: Obama's America (2012)
PG | 87 min | Documentary
A documentary that examines the question, "If Barack Obama wins a second term, where will we be in 2016?"
12. The Jeffrey Dahmer Files (2012)
Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
An experimental documentary film that uses archival footage, interviews, and fictionalized scenarios to tell the story of the people around Jeffrey Dahmer during the summer of his arrest in 1991.
14. Klitschko (2011)
118 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
A documentary encompassing the lives of world heavyweight boxing champions, Vitali & Wladimir Klitschko. The first time in history two brothers have shared all the heavyweight world titles,... See full summary »
17. Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (2010)
107 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
An in-depth look at the Canadian rock band Rush, chronicling the band's musical evolution from their progressive rock sound of the '70s to their current heavy rock style.
19. Conan O'Brien Can't Stop (2011)
R | 89 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music
A documentary on Conan O'Brien's comedy tour of the U.S. and Canada after leaving his post at "The Tonight Show" and severing his relationship with NBC.
151 min | Action
At his apex, Stone Cold Steve Austin was a pop culture phenomenon, the biggest superstar in the history of sports entertainment. Despite battling the rejection of being fired and a ... See full summary »
21. Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work (2010)
R | 84 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
A documentary on the life and career of Joan Rivers, made as the comedienne turns 75 years old.
23. Free Angela and All Political Prisoners (2012)
Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary
A documentary that chronicles the life of young college professor Angela Davis, and how her social activism implicates her in a botched kidnapping attempt that ends with a shootout, four dead, and her name on the FBI's 10 most wanted list.
78 min | Documentary, Biography, War
Documentary about deceased photojournalist Tim Hetherington directed by Sebastian Junger. Together with his friend and long-term collaborator Sebastian, Tim had travelled the world ... See full summary »
25. The Swell Season (2011)
91 min | Documentary, Music, Romance
The world fell in love with Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová when their songwriting collaboration in the film Once (2006) culminated in a jubilant Oscar win. But behind the scenes, where ... See full summary »
26. Bobby Fischer Against the World (2011)
93 min | Documentary, Biography, History
'Bobby Fischer Against the World' is a documentary feature exploring the tragic and bizarre life of the late chess master Bobby Fischer. The drama of Bobby Fischer's career was undeniable, ... See full summary »
27. Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer (2013)
88 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
Three young women face seven years in a Russian prison for a satirical performance in a Moscow cathedral. But who is really on trial in a case that has gripped the nation and the world ... See full summary »
28. Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired (2008)
Unrated | 99 min | Documentary, Crime
Examines the public scandal and private tragedy which led to legendary filmmaker Roman Polanski's sudden flight from the United States.
29. Buck (2011)
PG | 88 min | Documentary
An examination of the life of acclaimed 'horse whisperer' Buck Brannaman, who recovered from years of child abuse to become a well-known expert in the interactions between horses and people.
30. Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp (2012)
R | 89 min | Documentary, Biography
Examines the tumultuous life of legendary Chicago pimp Iceberg Slim (1918-1992) and how he reinvented himself from pimp to author of 7 groundbreaking books. These books were the birth of ... See full summary »
31. Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel (2009)
R | 124 min | Documentary, Biography
A look at the battles Hugh Hefner fought over the years against the U.S. government, the religious right, and militant feminists.
33. God Bless Ozzy Osbourne (2011)
120 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Ozzy Osbourne's four decade track record as a culturally relevant artist is unprecedented, but his personal struggles have been shrouded in secrecy, until now. Featuring never before seen ... See full summary »
35. Hype: The Obama Effect (2008 Video)
Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary
A documentary detailing the various questions about Barack Obama's past, filmed before the 2008 presidential election.
36. Joseph Smith: Prophet of the Restoration (2005)
60 min | Biography, Drama, History
As narrated by his mother, this movie is a re-enactment of events in the life of Joseph Smith as it pertains to the restoration and growth of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints... See full synopsis »
37. 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.
214 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
The story of Jack Johnson, the first African American Heavyweight boxing champion.
40. Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer (2010)
R | 117 min | Documentary
An in-depth look at the rise and fall of New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, including interviews with the scandalized, former politician.
41. Two: The Story of Roman & Nyro (2013)
71 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Combining over twelve years of footage and narrated by their twin sons, TWO: The Story of Roman & Nyro, follows legendary songwriter Desmond Child and his lifelong partner's loving journey to create their new modern family.
43. Ayn Rand & the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged (2011)
Unrated | 87 min | Documentary
'Ayn Rand & the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged is a feature length documentary film that examines the resurging interest in Ayn Rand's epic and controversial 1957 novel and the validity of its dire prediction for America.
45. Mr. Angel (2013)
68 min | Documentary, Biography, Family
Mr. Angel chronicles the extraordinary life of transgender activist and porn pioneer, Buck Angel. He survived addiction, prostitution, and suicide and now tells a moving story of a man's ... See full summary »
46. Palme (2012)
103 min | Documentary, Biography
The life and times of Olof Palme, the prime minister of Sweden until his assassination in 1986.
47. Nash (2013)
78 min | Documentary
This coming of age documentary chronicles the life of NBA All Star Steve Nash as he tries to navigate his way through the somewhat toils of professional sports while trying to leave a lasting legacy on and off the court.
48. Sarah Palin: You Betcha! (2011)
Unrated | 91 min | Documentary
Nick Broomfield goes in pursuit of Sarah Palin, interviewing her family and friends, for a decidedly unauthorized perspective on this growing force in American politics.
49. Remembering the Artist: Robert De Niro, Sr. (2014)
40 min | Documentary, Short
Robert De Niro, Sr., was a celebrated painter obscured by the pop-art movement. His life and career are chronicled in the artist's own words by his contemporaries and, movingly, by his son, the actor Robert De Niro.