Non-Movies I Have Seen: Documenteriesby gjlhome | created - 13 Jan 2016 | updated - 1 week ago | Public
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1. The Big Parade of Comedy (1964)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Documentary
A compilation of scenes from classic MGM comedies from the silent era up to 1948's "A Southern Yankee." Among the films showcased are "The Thin Man," "A Night at the Opera," "Dinner at ... See full summary »
2. World of Comedy (1962)
Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Documentary
Hilarious scenes from his silent and sound films as compiled and produced by Harold Lloyd himself.
saw as "Harold Lloyd's World of Comedy" dvr tcm 6/16
3. Vanishing Wilderness (1974)
G | 93 min | Documentary, Family
Painstakingly filmed over a five-year period, this intimate view of our country's magnificent landscape will take you on the getaway you can only imagine.
Votes: 38 | Gross: $17.00M
saw in theater 1974
4. Chariots of the Gods (1970)
G | 92 min | Documentary
Documentary based on the book by Erich Von Daniken concerning the ancient mysteries of the world, such as the pyramids of Egypt and Mexico, ancient cave drawings, the monuments of Easter ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,193 | Gross: $25.95M
saw in theater 70; SAW AS "Chariots of the Gods" (IMDb export title "Erinnerungen an die Zukunft")
5. F for Fake (1973)
PG | 89 min | Documentary
A documentary about fraud and fakery.
6. The Thin Blue Line (1988)
Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama
A film that successfully argued that a man was wrongly convicted for murder by a corrupt justice system in Dallas County, Texas.
Votes: 19,915 | Gross: $1.21M
saw on tv 1988
7. Madonna: Truth or Dare (1991)
R | 120 min | Documentary, Music
Documentary following singer Madonna on her controversial Blond Ambition tour in 1990.
Votes: 8,292 | Gross: $15.01M
saw in theater 1991
8. It's All True (1993)
G | 87 min | Documentary
A documentary about Orson Welles's unfinished three-part film about South America.
Directors: Bill Krohn, Myron Meisel, Orson Welles, Richard Wilson, Norman Foster | Stars: Manuel 'Jacare' Olimpio Meira, Jeronimo André De Souza, Raimundo 'Tata' Correia Lima, Manuel 'Preto' Pereira da Silva
9. Touching the Void (2003)
R | 106 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama
The true story of two climbers and their perilous journey up the west face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in 1985.
Votes: 31,600 | Gross: $4.59M
saw in theater 2003
10. 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: 122,600 | Gross: $119.19M
saw in theater 2004
11. 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: 55,758 | Gross: $1.61M
saw on tv 8/12
12. Roger & Me (1989)
R | 91 min | Documentary
Votes: 24,842 | Gross: $6.71M
13. That's Dancing! (1985)
G | 105 min | Documentary, Musical
The history of dance depicted on film.
Votes: 849 | Gross: $4.21M
dvr tcm 2/17
14. The Fantasy Film Worlds of George Pal (1985)
93 min | Documentary
An endearing tribute to the father of fantasy and science fiction filmmaking - Oscar winner George Pal . Five decades of the visionary film makers groundbreaking works are presented via rare interviews and dynamic movie scenes.
15. The Secret Land (1948)
Approved | 71 min | Documentary
The 1946-1947 U.S. military expedition to explore and map Antarctica, led by Admiral Richard E. Byrd, is presented from its planning stages through its successful completion.
dvr tcm 11/17
16. With Byrd at the South Pole (1930)
Approved | 82 min | Documentary, Adventure
Account of Admiral Byrd's 1928 expedition to the South Pole. Academy award winning cinematography.
dvr tcm 11/17
17. That's Entertainment! III (1994)
G | 113 min | Documentary, Family, Musical
Some of MGM's musical stars review the studio's history of musicals. From The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929) to Brigadoon (1954), from the first musical talkies to Gene Kelly in Singin' in ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,291 | Gross: $0.27M
DVR TCM 1 / 17
18. That's Entertainment, Part II (1976)
G | 133 min | Documentary, Family, Musical
Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.
Votes: 1,861 | Gross: $6.54M
dvr tcm 1/17
19. That's Entertainment! (1974)
G | 135 min | Documentary, Family, Musical
Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favourite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history.
Votes: 4,344 | Gross: $26.89M
DVR TCM 8 / 16
20. The Sultan and the Saint (2016)
Not Rated | 58 min | Documentary, History, War
Two men of faith, one a traveling Christian preacher, the other the ruler of a Muslim Empire, bucked a century of war, distrust, and insidious propaganda in a search for mutual respect and ... See full summary »
DVR PBS 1/18
21. Monterey Pop (1968)
Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, History, Music
A film about the greatest pre-Woodstock rock music festival.
Votes: 3,196 | Gross: $0.00M
dvr tcm 4/18
22. Hollywood Without Make-Up (1963)
Not Rated | 50 min | Documentary
Ken Murray shares three decades of personal home movies of dozens of Hollywood stars. Not only does he share his own, but home movies from several celebrity friends, as well.
dvr tcm 4/18
23. The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Story (1951)
60 min | Documentary
After some preliminary remarks, Lionel Barrymore introduces Dore Schary, MGM's vice president in charge of production. Mr. Schary serves as commentator as scenes for several films scheduled... See full summary »
dvr tcm 4/18
24. Some of the Best (1944)
49 min | Documentary
Released as part of the studio's 20th anniversary celebration, the film shows highlights of M-G-M's major productions from 1924 through 1943.
dvr tcm 4/18
25. Hollywood on Trial (1976)
Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary
The documentary analyzes a dark period in Hollywood's history due to the Red Scare of the 1940's and 1950's, when actors, writers and directors were persecuted and investigated by the House... See full summary »
DVR TCM 4/18
185 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Follows Martin Luther King's life and decades long civil rights activism.
27. 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.
DVR ESPN didn't record view date
28. Names on the Cup (2017)
101 min | Documentary, Sport
Stories of those who have won hockey's highest honour, the Stanley Cup.
DVR NBC Sports 6/17
29. Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992 (2017)
TV-MA | 144 min | Documentary, History
An in-depth look at the culture of Los Angeles in the ten years leading up to the 1992 uprising that erupted after the verdict of police officers cleared of beating Rodney King.
DVR ABC 7/17
30. Eric Clapton Planes Trains and Eric (2014)
Unrated | 155 min | Documentary, Music
Eric Clapton is one of the most revered and influential guitarists of all time. From his early days with the Yardbirds, through John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Cream, Blind Faith, Derek And ... See full summary »
DVR MTV Live 2016
31. David Bowie: Five Years (2013)
TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary
A documentary covering five of the most important years of the influential rock star David Bowie's career.
DVR Palladium 2016 Saw as: "5 years in the making of an icon"
32. Shut Up & Sing (2006)
R | 93 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A documentary on the Dixie Chicks in the wake of singer Natalie Maines' anti-George W. Bush statement at a 2003 concert.
Votes: 4,626 | Gross: $1.22M
dvr mtv live 6/17 Saw version titled "Dixie Chicks: Shut Up & Sing"
33. Miracles Out of Nowhere (2015)
Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Miracles Out of Nowhere tells the improbable story of the band KANSAS and the miraculous ride from their gutted school bus, to signing with music mogul Don Kirshner, to touring with QUEEN, ... See full summary »
DVR Palladium 2016
34. Brooklyn Bridge (1981)
TV-G | 58 min | Documentary, History
This documentary chronicles the world-famous Brooklyn Bridge in New York City. The difficult construction process is described in interesting detail; later parts of the film interview ... See full summary »
Watched first run on PBS 1981
35. Huey Long (1985)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography
Ken Burns' portrait of Louisiana governor/U.S. senator Huey Long.
Watched first run on PBS 1985
36. The Statue of Liberty (1985)
TV-G | 60 min | Documentary, History
Documentary showing the history of the world-famous Statue of Liberty in New York harbor, the impact it still has on people and the state of liberty as a personal and political concept in America in 1985.
Watched first run on PBS 1985
37. Frank Lloyd Wright (1998)
TV-PG | 146 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A biography of the life and work of the American architect.
Watched first run on PBS 1998
TV-PG | 214 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
The story of Jack Johnson, the first African-American Heavyweight boxing champion.
watched first run on PBS 2005
39. Clark Gable: Tall, Dark and Handsome (1996)
46 min | Documentary, Biography
An overview of Clark Gable's life and memorable career hosted by Liam Neeson.
DVR TCM 3 / 18
40. Sky Island (2010)
27 min | Documentary, News
The desert wilderness of New Mexico's Jemez Mountains.
dvr pbs 3/1
41. Hollywood My Home Town (1965)
Not Rated | 54 min | Documentary
Ken Murray hosts his own behind-the-scenes home movies of some of Hollywood's greatest stars in candid moments.
dvr tcm 4/18
42. Funny Side of Life (1963)
121 min | Documentary, Comedy, Family
Harold Lloyd hosts this showcase of classic moments from his 1920s films.
43. The Jazz Ambassadors (2018)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, History
The Cold War and Civil Rights collide in this remarkable story of music, diplomacy and race. Beginning in 1955, when America asked its greatest jazz artists to travel the world as cultural ... See full summary »
PBS 5/4/2018: PBS version was about 56 min run time.
44. GI Jews: Jewish Americans in World War II (2018)
Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, History
GI JEWS: Jewish Americans in World War II tells the story of the 550,000 Jewish American men and women who fought in World War II. In their own words, veterans both famous and unknown (from... See full summary »
dvr pbs 5/18
Not Rated | 45 min | Documentary, History, War
A documentary on the 25th bombing mission of the Memphis Belle, a B-17 in the US 8th Air Force.
46. Gary Cooper: American Life, American Legend (1989)
47 min | Documentary, Biography
A retrospective on the life and career of actor Gary Cooper, includes memorial scenes from his best films. Narrated by Clint Eastwood.
47. Pearl Harbor: The New Evidence (2016)
46 min | Documentary
Conspiracy theories concerning prior knowledge about what propelled the US into the war started almost at once: Roosevelt and Churchill allegedly knew in advance - both realized that only drastic action could involve the Americans.
American Heroes Channel 12/17
49. Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story (2015)
94 min | Documentary, Biography