Great Documentariesby thomasjay-52277 | created - 15 Aug 2018 | updated - 3 weeks ago | Public
Brilliant documentary films and series you’ve got to see
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1. Icarus (2017)
TV-MA | 120 min | Documentary, Sport, Thriller
When Bryan sets out to uncover the truth about doping in sports, a chance meeting with a Russian scientist transforms his story from a personal experiment into a geopolitical thriller.
3. Iverson (2014)
Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
Iverson is the ultimate legacy of NBA legend Allen Iverson, who rose from a childhood of crushing poverty in Hampton, Virginia, to become an 11-time NBA All-Star and universally recognized ... See full summary »
4. The Carter Effect (2017)
TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Sport
In his latest documentary, Sean Menard gives viewers an unprecedented look at Vince Carter: the six-foot-six, eight-time NBA All-Star from Daytona Beach who made waves in the Canadian basketball scene when he joined the Raptors in 1998.
6. The Defiant Ones (2017)
60 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
"The Defiant Ones" examines the partnership between Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre - one the son of a Brooklyn longshoreman, the other straight out of Compton - and their leading roles in a chain of transformative events in contemporary culture.
7. HyperNormalisation (2016)
166 min | Documentary
Adam Curtis explains how, at a time of confusing and inexplicable world events, politicians and the people they represent have retreated in to a damaging over-simplified version of what is happening.
8. Dope (II) (2017– )
TV-MA | 45 min | Documentary, Crime
Ride along for an uncompromising look at the lives of those who sell, use and wage a war on drugs in the U.S. and Mexico.
11. Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond (2017)
TV-MA | 94 min | Documentary
14. The Most Unknown (2018)
92 min | Documentary
The Most Unknown is an epic documentary film that sends nine scientists to extraordinary parts of the world to uncover unexpected answers to some of humanity's biggest questions. How did ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,364 | Gross: $0.01M
119 min | Documentary
In 2017 the fittest athletes on Earth took on the unknown and unknowable during four of the most intense days of competition in CrossFit Games history. "The Redeemed and the Dominant: ... See full summary »
16. First Team: Juventus (2018– )
40 min | Reality-TV, Sport
Follow renowned soccer club Juventus on and off the pitch as they attempt to win a seventh straight Italian title and achieve Champions League glory.
17. The Confession Tapes (2017– )
TV-MA | 46 min | Documentary, Crime
A critical look into some true crime cases where American law enforcement made up for lack of actual physical evidence by using devious psychological tactics during interrogation in order to extract confessions from naive suspects.
18. 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: 40,202 | Gross: $14.36M
19. The Killing$ of Tony Blair (2016)
95 min | Documentary
The story of Tony Blair's destruction of the Labour Party, his well-remunerated business interests, and the thousands of innocent people who have died following his decision to invade Iraq.
20. Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret (2014)
Not Rated | 90 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.
23. La sociologie est un sport de combat (2001)
146 min | Documentary
Introduction to Sociology. For three years (1998-2001) Pierre Carles followed Pierre Bourdieu, a major sociologist, working to have his research understood and people prompted to action. ... See full summary »
24. The Eyes of Orson Welles (2018)
115 min | Documentary
Mark Cousins dives deep into the visual world of legendary director and actor Orson Welles to reveal a portrait of the artist as he's never been seen before.
Votes: 576 | Gross: $0.01M
TV-MA | 3 min | Documentary, Short
An inside look at the making of American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace.
27. Straight/Curve: Redefining Body Image (2017)
PG-13 | 83 min | Documentary
Straight/Curve examines the industries and obstacles responsible for our current body image crisis and showcases the dynamic leaders fighting for more diversity of size, race and age.
28. My Scientology Movie (2015)
Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary
Louis Theroux documents his investigation into what goes on behind the scenes of the infamous Church of Scientology.
Votes: 11,347 | Gross: $0.02M
29. What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael (2018)
98 min | Documentary, Biography
A portrait of the work and life of controversial film critic Pauline Kael, and her battle to achieve success and influence in the 20th century movie business.
31. Sunderland 'Til I Die (2018– )
TV-MA | 39 min | Documentary
Highlights the unfailing passion Sunderland residents have for their beloved soccer club, taking viewers through the highs and lows of SAFC's 2017-18 season in the Championship following its relegation the previous year.
32. Gaga: Five Foot Two (2017)
TV-MA | 100 min | Documentary, Music
This documentary goes behind the scenes with pop provocateur Lady Gaga as she releases a bold new album and prepares for her Super Bowl halftime show.
33. Fahrenheit 11/9 (2018)
R | 128 min | Documentary
Votes: 15,021 | Gross: $6.35M
34. 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: 123,955 | Gross: $119.19M
103 min | Documentary
A documentary film reflecting upon the summer of 2018 and the highs and lows of England's World Cup campaign
37. Conor McGregor: Notorious (2017)
R | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
Featuring unprecedented access, never before seen moments and explosive fight footage, this is the ultimate behind-the-scenes look at a sporting icon and his spectacular rise.
41. Grizzly Man (2005)
R | 103 min | Documentary, Biography
Votes: 49,906 | Gross: $3.17M
45. One & Done (2016)
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary
Showtime Sports chronicals the sprawling journey of number one NBA draft pick Ben Simmons. From a relatively anonymous Australian upbringing to high school and college in America to the top... See full summary »
46. The Heart of Sergio Ramos (2019– )
Documentary, Reality-TV, Sport