Documentaries For Film Buffsby valley1 | created - 02 Jan 2016 | updated - 23 Apr 2017 | Public
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1. Score: A Film Music Documentary (2016)
PG | 93 min | Documentary, Music
A look at the cinematic art of the film musical score, and the artists who create them.
Votes: 2,760 | Gross: $0.10M
If you love film scores from some of the best movies ever made.. please check this amazing documentary out!
2. John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs (2017)
An examination of the Oscar-winning director who brought to life some of cinema's most beloved motion pictures.
Fantastic doc on John G. Avildsen who brought to life such classics as Rocky and The Karate Kid films.
3. Back in Time (2015)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Family, History
An amazing look at the immense cultural impact of the Back to the Future trilogy 30 years after McFly and Brown went on an epic adventure.
The official 'Back To The Future' 30th anniversary documentary that premiered on October 21, 2015!
4. Ghostheads (2016)
73 min | Documentary
A look at the intense fandom for the media franchise, Ghostbusters (1984)
Watch it on Netflix on July 15th .. the same day that the new Ghostbusters movie premieres
5. Jodorowsky's Dune (2013)
PG-13 | 90 min | Documentary
The story of cult film director Alejandro Jodorowsky's ambitious but ultimately doomed film adaptation of the seminal science fiction novel.
Votes: 18,042 | Gross: $0.65M
6. From 'Star Wars' to 'Jedi': The Making of a Saga (1983 TV Movie)
Unrated | 65 min | Documentary
Ever wonder how they ever made Star Wars, Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi? Well this documentary explains it all as we're taken on a behind-the-scenes tour of the making of the ... See full summary »
TV-PG | 98 min | Documentary
Documentary about the art of film editing. Clips are shown from many groundbreaking films with innovative editing styles.
R | 96 min | Documentary
Documentary that chronicles how Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now (1979) was plagued by extraordinary script, shooting, budget, and casting problems--nearly destroying the life and career of the celebrated director.
Votes: 16,218 | Gross: $1.32M
11. Visions of Light (1992)
92 min | Documentary, History
Cameramen and women discuss the craft and art of cinematography and of the "DP" (the director of photography), illustrating their points with clips from 100 films, from Birth of a Nation to... See full summary »
Votes: 2,812 | Gross: $0.80M
12. Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures (2001)
Not Rated | 142 min | Documentary, Biography
The career and life of Stanley Kubrick is explored through pictures, clips from his films, his old home movies, comments from his colleagues and a narration by Tom Cruise.
VH-1 Behind the Movie (1999–2003)
Saturday Night Fever
Behind The Movie looks at the definitive disco film that captured a generation. The story of a dead end kid who finds glory on the dance floor was a dark tale; however, its soundtrack ... See full summary »
14. The Wolfpack (2015)
R | 90 min | Documentary, Biography
Confined in an apartment from a New York housing project, the six Angulo brothers learned everything they know about the world through watching films and spend their time reenacting their favorite movies with intricate homemade costumes.
Votes: 10,612 | Gross: $1.30M
15. The Godfather Family: A Look Inside (1990 TV Movie)
73 min | Documentary
A documentary on the making of the three Godfather films, with interviews and recollections from the film makers and cast. This feature also includes the original screen tests of some of ... See full summary »
American Experience (1988– )
The Battle Over Citizen Kane
Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Documentary about the battle between Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst over Welles' Citizen Kane (1941). Features interviews with Welles' and Hearst's co-workers also as a relative complete bio of Hearst.
18. The Shark Is Still Working (2007)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary
After three decades, Jaws continues to intrigue, thrill and frighten viewers. This documentary focuses on the many ways Jaws has helped to shape common elements of pop culture.
20. Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner (2007 Video)
214 min | Documentary
The definitive three-and-a-half hour documentary about the troubled creation and enduring legacy of the science fiction classic Blade Runner (1982), culled from 80 interviews and hours of never-before-seen outtakes and lost footage.
22. Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters (2017 Video)
90 min | Documentary
The documentary that tells us the full story from where it all started through to the future of the Ghostbusters franchise.