Music Documentariesby sandman_laza | created - 09 Feb 2016 | updated - 4 months ago | Public
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1. Cocksucker Blues (1972)
93 min | Documentary, Music
This fly-on-the-wall documentary follows the Rolling Stones on their 1972 North American Tour, their first return to the States since the tragedy at Altamont. Because of the free-form ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 63 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary on the Rolling Stones that was shot in 1965 on a two-stop tour of Ireland, just as "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" was becoming a worldwide sensation.
Classic Albums (1997– )
The Who: Who's Next
Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Music
A look at the production of The Who's critically acclaimed release, which became their first and only album to top the UK album chart.
R | 93 min | Documentary, Music
Documentary showcase, what life was like for the music artists living during the Los Angeles Heavy Metal scene in the mid and late 1980s.
Votes: 2,945 | Gross: $0.37M
8. The Beatles: The First U.S. Visit (1991 Video)
83 min | Documentary, Music
Maysles brothers documentary covering the first arrival of "Beatlemania" in the U.S., as well at the band's historical appearances on "The Ed Sullivan Show."
Not Rated | 208 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
12. Let It Be (1970)
G | 81 min | Documentary, Music
The filmed account of The Beatles' attempt to recapture their old group spirit by making a back to basics album, which instead drove them further apart.
16. Imagine (1972 TV Movie)
83 min | Documentary, Music
A surreal, half-fiction, half real life footage of a day in the life of John lennon and Yoko Ono, composed to music from John's historic 'Imagine' album and Yoko's 'Fly'.
18. The U.S. vs. John Lennon (2006)
PG-13 | 99 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A documentary on the life of John Lennon, with a focus on the time in his life when he transformed from a musician into an antiwar activist.
Votes: 5,141 | Gross: $1.10M
20. Jimi Hendrix: Live at Woodstock (II) (1999 Video)
Not Rated | 87 min | Music
Live At Woodstock features all of the existing film footage from Jimi's unforgettable August, 1969, Woodstock concert newly re-edited and presented uninterrupted in its original performance sequence.
21. Jimi Hendrix at the Isle of Wight (1991)
Not Rated | 56 min | Documentary, Music
Blue Wild Angel: Jimi Hendrix Live At The Isle Of Wight documents the guitarist's legendary performance before 600,000 people at this massive outdoor music and arts festival in August 1970.... See full summary »
22. Jimi Hendrix (1973)
R | 98 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
This documentary was made three years after Jimi Hendrix's untimely death. At the time it was an example of how a visual biography should be done, but some of the information in it needs ... See full summary »
23. Gimme Shelter (1970)
GP | 91 min | Documentary, Music, Thriller
A harrowing documentary of the Stones' 1969 tour, with much of the focus on the tragic concert at Altamont.
Votes: 9,844 | Gross: $0.25M
25. Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1973)
PG | 90 min | Documentary, Music
The July 3rd, 1973 historic concert of the 'leper Messiah'. This was to be David Bowie's last concert with the Ziggy persona and the Spiders from Mars. A great medley of 'Wild Eyed Boy From... See full summary »
Votes: 2,351 | Gross: $0.16M
27. Live Aid (1985 TV Special)
960 min | Documentary, Music
28. The Kids Are Alright (1979)
PG | 109 min | Documentary, Music
From the early black and white days to their colourful hedonistic era, you will Rock! See them at their most creative, and destructive, and experience The Who: Here!
29. Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who (2007)
Not Rated | 237 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary on The Who, featuring interviews with the band's two surviving members, Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey.
31. We Jam Econo: The Story of the Minutemen (2005)
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A feature-length documentary chronicling early 80's punk rock band the Minutemen, from their beginnings in San Pedro, California, to their demise after the death of singer D. Boon in 1985.
32. Who Killed Nancy? (2009)
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Music, Mystery
On October 12th 1978 New York Police discovered the lifeless body of a 20 year-old woman, slumped under the bathroom sink in a hotel room. She was dressed in her underwear and had bled to ... See full summary »
33. Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten (2007)
Unrated | 124 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
As the front man of the Clash from 1977 onwards, Joe Strummer changed people's lives forever. Four years after his death, his influence reaches out around the world, more strongly now than ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,489 | Gross: $0.25M
35. loudQUIETloud: A Film About the Pixies (2006)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Music
loudQUIETloud is the story of this unforseen plot twist. A deeply compelling portrait of four band members and their difficult, tense, and ultimately triumphant return.
Votes: 1,257 | Gross: $0.00M
40. 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.
41. Foo Fighters: Back and Forth (2011)
Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Music
Rising from the ashes of Nirvana, the Foo Fighters became a Grammy-winning sensation on their own. Sixteen years of the band's history comes to life in this documentary, from their demo ... See full summary »
43. Cobain: Montage of Heck (2015)
TV-MA | 145 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography
44. The Last 48 Hours of Kurt Cobain (2007 TV Movie)
79 min | Documentary, Music
The week before Kurt Cobain was found dead from a single gunshot, he went missing. His whereabouts for that week has remained a mystery until now. But for the first time, the story of what ... See full summary »
45. Kurt Cobain About a Son (2006)
Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, Music
In this visual essay style documentary, intimate audio of journalist Michael Azerrad's interviews with Kurt Cobain is played over more recently photographed footage of Cobain's Washington state homes and haunts.
Votes: 3,414 | Gross: $0.08M
46. 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 »
Classic Albums (1997– )
74 min | Documentary, Music
It has sold millions and is responsible for the birth of grunge. This documentary looks at the story behind how Nirvana came to record Nevermind and the effect it was to have on the music ... See full summary »
48. Get Thrashed: The Story of Thrash Metal (2006)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, History, Music