Highest Rated Documentaries Released 1960-01-01 Or Later With At Least 1000 Votes and User Rating Between 7.0 and 10.0
1. Human Cake (2016 Video)
22 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy
The YouTube content creators known as Filthy Frank, Maxmoefoe, and iDubbbz go on a quest to collect pieces of other YouTube content creators in order to use them as ingredients for the ultimate culinary creation - the Human Cake.
2. On vam ne Dimon (2017)
50 min | Documentary
Don't call him Dimon is a 2017 Russian documentary film about the corrupt affairs of Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev. According to the film, Dmitry Medvedev has stolen property estimated to be worth about $1.2 billion.
5. CM101MMXI Fundamentals (2013)
139 min | Documentary, Comedy
The funny little details of everyday life; the simple things that makes us laugh. An unforgettable performance from Cem Yilmaz. Yilmaz captures the audience with his hilarious stories about... See full summary »
6. WARx2 (2014)
PG-13 | 117 min | Documentary
Over 30,000 U.S soldiers committed suicide since 2008.Over 8,000 U.S military veterans committed suicides in the year 2013; and 20,000 soldiers tried to commit suicide in 2013.The Unseen ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,037 | Gross: $0.03M
7. Nine Inch Nails Live: And All That Could Have Been (2002 Video)
86 min | Documentary, Music
A film following Nine Inch Nails' 2000 Fragility Tour, with 18 songs, background commentary and multiple camera angles. Nine Inch Nails Live are: Trent Reznor, Charlie Clouser, Robin Finck,... See full summary »
9. Led Zeppelin DVD (2003 Video)
Not Rated | 320 min | Documentary, Music
A double-DVD set which features over five hours of previously unreleased concert and archival performance footage from Led Zeppelin, spanning the years 1969 to 1979.
10. Iron Maiden: Live After Death (1985 Video)
90 min | Documentary, Music
Part of their World Slavery Tour, this, their Long Beach Arena shows, have finally come to the format of DVD. Bringing you the early tracks of their career and with the themes and backdrops... See full summary »
11. Sachin (2017)
138 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
A tale of a small boy with dreams and his journey to becoming the God of Cricket and the most celebrated sportsperson in his country.
12. Madonna: The Confessions Tour Live from London (2006 TV Movie)
121 min | Documentary, Music, Musical
The Confessions Tour is the second live album by American singer and songwriter Madonna. It was released on January 26, 2007 by Warner Bros. Records. Directed by Jonas Åkerlund, the album ... See full summary »
13. Queen Live at Wembley '86 (1986 TV Movie)
300 min | Documentary, Music
One of the world's biggest bands return to the scene of their Live Aid (1985) triumph a year earlier to play all their greatest hits in front of a packed Wembley Stadium.
14. Rammstein: Live aus Berlin (1999 Video)
97 min | Documentary, Music
German heavy metal band Rammstein have been remarkably successful all over the world. Extremely loud, hard, and industrial, the band has been together since the mid-1990's. "Live aus Berlin... See full summary »
15. Iron Maiden: Rock in Rio (2002 Video)
120 min | Documentary, Music
Live concert on the back of 'Brave New World' album, showing why they're one of the greats, performing many hits from their long career, a band at its peak.
16. Saving Mes Aynak (2014)
60 min | Documentary
Saving Mes Aynak follows Afghan archaeologist Qadir Temori as he races against time to save a 5,000-year-old archaeological site in Afghanistan from imminent demolition. A Chinese ... See full summary »
17. O.J.: Made in America (2016)
TV-MA | 467 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
A chronicle of the rise and fall of O.J. Simpson, whose high-profile murder trial exposed the extent of American racial tensions, revealing a fractured and divided nation.
19. Michael Jackson Live in Bucharest: The Dangerous Tour (1992 TV Special)
122 min | Documentary, Music, Musical
For over four decades Michael Jackson has been entertaining the world. From his many #1 smash hits to his incredible short films that dominated MTV, Michael is one of the greatest ... See full summary »
20. Be Here Now (2015)
100 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
As though life is imitating art, actor and sex-symbol, Andy Whitfield, had just become a star as the lead in the hit television series,'Spartacus,' when he is faced with his biggest ... See full summary »
21. Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day (2012)
Not Rated | 124 min | Documentary, Music
A concert documentary of Led Zeppelin's December 10, 2007 tribute performance for Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun.
23. Reclaiming the Blade (2009)
90 min | Documentary
The Medieval and Renaissance blade, a profound and beautiful object handcrafted by master artisans of old. An object of great complexity, yet one with a singular use in mind- it is designed... See full summary »
25. The Red Pill (2016)
117 min | Documentary
The Red Pill chronicles filmmaker Cassie Jaye's journey following the mysterious and polarizing Men's Rights Movement. The Red Pill explores today's gender war and asks the question "what is the future of gender equality?"
26. Alone in the Wilderness (2004 TV Movie)
57 min | Documentary
Documentary tells the story of Dick Proenneke who, in the late 1960s, built his own cabin in the wilderness at the base of the Aleutian Peninsula, in what is now Lake Clark National Park. ... See full summary »
28. George Carlin: Jammin' in New York (1992 TV Special)
59 min | Documentary, Comedy
When George Carlin is asked which HBO concert is his favorite, his answer is always, "Jammin' In New York." The reasons are several: It was his first HBO show done live; it was the first he... See full summary »
29. Bill Hicks: Revelations (1993 TV Special)
57 min | Documentary, Comedy
Bill Hicks in the height of his genius. Recorded at the Dominion Theatre in London, Bill Hicks opens our eyes and minds to the hypocrisy and ludicrousness of the world around us.
30. Metallica: S&M (2000 TV Special)
Unrated | 145 min | Documentary, Music
A live Metallica concert backed by a 80 piece symphony orchestra, conducted by Michael Kamen. Two songs are debuted, "- Human" and "No Leaf Clover". A documentary is included. It also was released on audio CD.
32. George Carlin: Back in Town (1996 TV Special)
60 min | Documentary, Comedy
George Carlin brings his comedy stylings to the Beacon theater in New York City. He rants about Abortion, The death penalty, prison farms, fart jokes, free floating hostility and words.
36. Earthlings (2005)
95 min | Documentary, Horror
Using hidden cameras and never-before-seen footage, Earthlings chronicles the day-to-day practices of the largest industries in the world, all of which rely entirely on animals for profit.
38. Eddie Izzard: Dress to Kill (1999 Video)
115 min | Documentary, Comedy
Executive transvestite Eddie Izzard takes his show to San Francisco to give a brief history of pagan and Christian religions, the building of Stonehenge, the birth of the Church of England ... See full summary »
40. Pink Floyd at Pompeii (1972)
G | 92 min | Documentary, Music
Live versions of the songs, filmed in an old Pompeii amphitheater. Songs included are Echoes (split into 2 parts), Careful with that axe, Eugene, A saucerful of secrets, One of those days, ... See full summary »
41. Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010 Video)
Not Rated | 240 min | Documentary, Horror
Explore the origins of "dream demon" Freddy Krueger in this award-winning documentary that takes you behind the scenes of the most frightening and imaginative horror franchise in motion picture history!
42. Inner Worlds, Outer Worlds (2012)
122 min | Documentary, History
There is one vibratory field that connects all things. It has been called Akasha, Logos, the primordial OM, the music of the spheres, the Higgs field, dark energy, and a thousand other ... See full summary »
43. George Carlin... It's Bad for Ya! (2008 TV Special)
70 min | Documentary, Comedy
It's Bad For Ya, Carlin's Emmy-nominated 14th and final HBO special from March of 2008 features Carlin's noted irreverent and unapologetic observations on topics ranging from death, ... See full summary »
44. Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits - HIStory (1995 Video)
89 min | Documentary, Music
Collection of Michael Jackson's music videos from the period 1979-92, including "Thriller", "Beat It", "Billie Jean", and many more hits!
Directors: Steve Barron, Bob Giraldi, Bruce Gowers, John Landis, Joe Pytka, Herb Ritts, Nick Saxton, Martin Scorsese, John Singleton | Stars: Michael Jackson, Alberto Alejandrino, Horace Bailey, Tyra Banks
239 min | Documentary, Music
"Runnin' Down A Dream," a film directed by cinema legend Peter Bogdanovich, is the story of one of America's great rock and roll bands told as never before.
46. Louis C.K.: Shameless (2007 TV Special)
TV-MA | 57 min | Documentary, Comedy
Comedy and television star Louis C.K. returns to HBO for an hour of no-holds-barred, adults-only stand-up comedy! Taped before a live audience at the Henry Fonda Theater in Los Angeles, the... See full summary »
47. The Wall: Live in Berlin (1990 TV Movie)
115 min | Documentary, Music
A recording of the 1990 Berlin benefit concert in which Roger Waters leads an all star cast in performing his famous concept album.
48. George Carlin: You Are All Diseased (1999 TV Special)
TV-MA | 65 min | Documentary, Comedy
Legendary comic Carlin comes back to the Beacon theater to angrily rant about airport security, germs, cigars, angels, children and parents, men, names, religion, god, advertising, Bill Jeff and minorities.
49. Concert for George (2003 Video)
PG-13 | 146 min | Documentary, Music
George Harrison's friends, family, and bandmates unite for a tribute concert on the one-year anniversary of his death.
Votes: 1,562 | Gross: $0.07M
50. U2's Beautiful Day (2002 Video)
132 min | Documentary, Music
The world's greatest rock band return to Ireland to play a sold out Slane Castle, in a concert that will live long in the memory of everyone there.
52. Pearl Jam: Touring Band 2000 (2001 Video)
125 min | Documentary, Music
"Pearl Jam: Touring Band 2000" features twenty-eight full length songs from various cities on the band's 2000 U.S. tour. The video includes live music clips, videos, behind the scenes shots... See full summary »
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama
A filmmaker decides to memorialize a murdered friend when his friend's ex-girlfriend announces she is expecting his son.
54. 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.
Votes: 48,779 | Gross: $1.61M
55. Roger Waters: The Wall (2014)
R | 132 min | Documentary, Music
Details one of the most elaborately staged theatrical productions in music history as Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters performs the band's critically acclaimed album The Wall in its entirety.
57. A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995 TV Movie)
225 min | Documentary
Martin Scorsese describes his initial and growing obsession with films from the 1940s and 50s as the art form developed and grew with clips from classics and cult classics.
60. Sigur Rós: Heima (2007)
97 min | Documentary, Music
In the summer of 2006, Sigur Rós returned home to play a series of free, unannounced concerts for the people of Iceland. This film documents their already legendary tour with intimate ... See full summary »
61. Michael Jackson: Number Ones (2003 Video)
91 min | Documentary, Music, Musical
Compilation of the music videos of the fifteen number one hits of Michael Jackson.
Directors: Steve Barron, Nicholas Brandt, Colin Chilvers, Bob Giraldi, Bruce Gowers, Paul Hunter, Wayne Isham, Michael Jackson, John Landis, Vincent Paterson, Joe Pytka, Nick Saxton, Martin Scorsese, Don Wilson | Stars: Michael Jackson, Forrest J. Ackerman, Jeffrey Anderson-Gunter, Sybil Azur
62. George Carlin: Complaints & Grievances (2001 TV Special)
55 min | Documentary, Comedy
In "Complaints & Grievances," George Carlin's 12th HBO comedy special, taped at the Beacon Theater in New York on November 17, 2001 (ten weeks after 9/11), Carlin casts his usual jaundiced ... See full summary »
64. Tenacious D: The Complete Masterworks (2003 Video)
Not Rated | 206 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music
This DVD Release (Complete Masterworks) contains the groundbreaking, hard to get (legally), HBO episodes which tell the tale of The D in their early days on the road to stardom. Also ... See full summary »
65. Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii (1973 TV Special)
87 min | Documentary, Music
A 1973 concert by Elvis Presley taped at the Convention Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. This was the first program to ever be beamed around the world by satellite.
66. AC/DC: Live at Donington (1992 Video)
Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Music
Filmed coverage of legendary Australian band AC/DC's third headlining show at the "Monsters of Rock" festival in Castle Donington, UK.
69. U2: Elevation 2001 Live from Boston (2001 Video)
Unrated | Documentary, Music
A concert film which captures Bono and the U2 boys live in Boston June 6, 2001. The film is an interactive experience which lets the viewer dictate different perspectives and angles of ... See full summary »
70. Samsara (I) (2011)
PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Music
Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.
Votes: 25,343 | Gross: $2.60M
71. 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: 42,319 | Gross: $0.87M
73. Hip-Hop Evolution (2016)
90 min | Documentary, Music
Interviews with influential MCs, DJs and moguls trace the genre's dynamic evolution from the 1970s through the 1990s in this documentary series.
74. Hitting the Apex (2015)
138 min | Documentary
'Hitting the Apex' is the story of six fighters - six of the fastest motorcycle racers the world has ever seen - and of the fates that awaited them at the peak of the sport.
76. Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010 TV Special)
82 min | Documentary, Comedy
In this unique and dynamic live concert experience, Louis C.K.'s exploration of life after 40 destroys politically correct images of modern life with thoughts we have all had...but would rarely admit to.
77. The Up in Smoke Tour (2000 Video)
119 min | Documentary, Music
This is it! Your front row seat to the greatest hip hop experience ever captured on film. This is the ultimate back stage pass for your total pleasure. "Up In Smoke" is it and now you've got it all. Fire it up.
79. 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.
80. Dangerous: The Short Films (1993 Video)
112 min | Documentary, Music
The music videos of Michael Jackson's Dangerous, including "Black or White," "Gone Too Soon," "Jam," "Heal the World," and more.
Directors: Billy DiCicco, David Fincher, Michael Jackson, David Kellogg, John Landis, Andrew Morahan, Vincent Paterson, Joe Pytka, Herb Ritts, John Singleton | Stars: Michael Jackson, Naomi Campbell, Gilby Clarke, Macaulay Culkin
84. Eddie Izzard: Glorious (1997 Video)
99 min | Documentary, Comedy
Eddie Izzard's routine has a loose trajectory from the beginning of the Old Testament and the creation of the world in seven days to Revelations; God, in the voice of James Mason, makes ... See full summary »
85. The Triumph of the Nerds: The Rise of Accidental Empires (1996 TV Movie)
Three part documentary that shows the insight look at the history of computers, from its rise in the 1970s to the beginning of the Dot-com boom of the late 1990s.
86. Promises (2001)
106 min | Documentary
Several Jewish and Palestinian children are followed for three years and put in touch with each other, in this alternative look at the Jewish-Palestinian conflict. The three filmmakers ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,431 | Gross: $0.24M
88. George Carlin: Doin' It Again (1990 TV Special)
60 min | Documentary, Comedy
George Carlin brings his comedy back to New Jersey and this time talks about Offensive Language, Euphemisms, They're Only Words, Dogs, Things you never hear, see or wanna hear, Some people ... See full summary »
89. The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (2003)
Unrated | 74 min | Documentary
In April 2002, an Irish film crew is making a documentary about Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, when a coup from the opposition is made.
90. Isle of Flowers (1989)
13 min | Documentary, Short
The ironic, heartbreaking and acid "saga" of a spoiled tomato: from the plantation of a "Nisei" (Brazilian with Japanese origins); to a supermarket; to a consumer's kitchen to become sauce ... See full summary »
93. Nirvana Live! Tonight! Sold Out!! (1994 Video)
90 min | Documentary, Music
An intimate look into one of the most influencing bands in music. NIRVANA , as they perform in this collage of performances, interviews , and touring.
95. Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret (2014)
85 min | Documentary
Follow the shocking, yet humorous, journey of an aspiring environmentalist, as he daringly seeks to find the real solution to the most pressing environmental issues and true path to sustainability.
96. Before the Flood (2016)
PG | 96 min | Documentary, News
A look at how climate change affects our environment and what society can do to prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems and native communities across the planet.
Not Rated | 150 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama
A horrific triple child murder leads to an indictment and trial of three nonconformist boys based on questionable evidence.
98. Gleason (2016)
R | 110 min | Documentary
After he is diagnosed with ALS, former professional football player Steve Gleason begins making a video diary for his unborn son, as he, his wife, and their friends and family work to raise money for ALS patients as his disease progresses.
Votes: 1,477 | Gross: $0.58M
99. The Salt of the Earth (2014)
PG-13 | 110 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The life and work of photographer Sebastião Salgado, who has spent forty years documenting deprived societies in hidden corners of the world.
Votes: 14,219 | Gross: $1.34M