Documentaries I've Watchedby Dan Schaumann | created - 03 Nov 2013 | updated - 4 days ago | Public
I only ever really watch documentaries or films based on the truth. This is a list of all documentaries and factual TV specials that I can remember watching, ordered from most recent I've watched to the oldest.
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2. Alison (II) (2016)
80 min | Documentary
Raped. Disemboweled. Nearly decapitated. Dumped on the outskirts of a nature reserve, dead - or so they thought. She needed a hero that night, so that's what she became. This is Alison's tale. A tale of monsters, miracles and hope.
3. Bikes vs Cars (2015)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
Bikes vs Cars is a documentary about the bike and what an amazing tool for change it can be. It highlights a conflict in city planning between bikes, cars and a growing reliance on fossil fuels.
4. Charged: The Eduardo Garcia Story (2017)
TV-PG | 86 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure
Charged with 2400 volts of electricity, Eduardo Garcia lost an arm, ribs, muscle mass and nearly his life, but more important than what he lost is what he found.
Votes: 174 | Gross: $0.01M
5. The Man Who Skied Down Everest (1975)
G | 86 min | Documentary
A Japanese skier ultimately dreamed of literally skiing Mt. Everest. He planned to ski some 8,000 feet down an icy glacier at a 40 to 45 degree angle, from the 26,000 foot level near the ... See full summary »
8. Transformer (2017)
78 min | Documentary
In the summer of 2015, former US Marine and world record weightlifter Matt "Kroc" Kroczaleski was publicly outed as being transgender. The reaction was universal: her sponsors abandoned her... See full summary »
11. Gurrumul (2017)
96 min | Documentary, Biography
GURRUMUL is a portrait of an artist on the brink of global reverence, and the struggles he and those closest to him faced in balancing that which mattered most to him and keeping the show on the road.
13. Bathtubs Over Broadway (2018)
A Late Night comedy writer stumbles upon a hilarious, hidden world of entertainment and finds an unexpected connection to his fellow man. With David Letterman, Chita Rivera, Martin Short, Jello Biafra, and more.
14. Pick of the Litter (2018)
81 min | Documentary
Pick of the Litter follows a litter of puppies from the moment they're born and begin their quest to become Guide Dogs for the Blind, the ultimate canine career. Cameras follow these pups ... See full summary »
16. Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018)
PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary, Biography
An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host, Fred Rogers.
Votes: 5,715 | Gross: $21.78M
17. The Artist & The Pervert (2018)
96 min | Documentary
Georg is a famous Austrian composer, his wife Mollena a renowned American kink educator. Together they live in a public kinky relationship. This film documents their lives between perversion, art, love and radical self-determination.
18. A Thousand Girls Like Me (2018)
76 min | Documentary
Khatera, a 23 year old Afghan woman, is a victim of sexual abuse from her father. She tells her story publicly on national TV, seeking punishment for her perpetrator and shedding light onto the faulty Afghan judicial system.
20. Three Identical Strangers (2018)
PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary
In 1980 New York, three young men who were all adopted meet each other and find out they're triplets who were separated at birth. Then they discover why.
Votes: 2,154 | Gross: $9.72M
21. Intent to Destroy (2017)
PG-13 | 115 min | Documentary, History
Filmmaker Joe Berlinger meets with historians and scholars to discuss the Armenian Genocide and the continuing denial by the Turkish government of it ever happening.
24. Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond (2017)
TV-MA | 94 min | Documentary
25. An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (2017)
PG | 98 min | Documentary
A decade after An Inconvenient Truth (2006) brought climate change to the heart of popular culture, the follow-up shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution.
Votes: 5,770 | Gross: $3.50M
26. 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 »
27. Derren Brown: Pushed to the Edge (2016 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 68 min | Documentary, Reality-TV
Derren Brown investigates the power of compliance by persuading a member of the public into believing that they have pushed someone to their death.
29. AlphaGo (2017)
90 min | Documentary
With more board configurations than there are atoms in the observable universe, the ancient Chinese game of 'Go' has long been considered a grand challenge for artificial intelligence. On ... See full summary »
31. Strad Style (2017)
TV-14 | 105 min | Documentary
A young hillbilly from Ohio meets a famous European concert violinist over the internet and convinces him that he can make a perfect copy of the most famous violin that ever existed - even ... See full summary »
33. Everything and Nothing (2011– )
Two-part documentary which deals with two of the deepest questions there are - what is everything, and what is nothing? In two episodes, Professor Jim Al-Khalili searches for an answer to ... See full summary »
35. Gravity and Me: The Force That Shapes Our Lives (2017 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary
Professor Jim Al-Khalili investigates the science of gravity, recreating ground-breaking scientific experiments including the moment when Galileo first discovered how to measure gravity.
36. Ramen Heads (2017)
Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary
In 'Ramen Heads,' Osamu Tomita, Japan's reigning king of ramen, takes us deep into his world, revealing every single step of his obsessive approach to creating the perfect soup and noodles,... See full summary »
Votes: 122 | Gross: $0.06M
37. My Enemy, My Brother (2015)
PG-13 | 18 min | Documentary, Animation, Short
MY ENEMY, MY BROTHER is the real life story about two former enemies who become blood brothers for life: Zahed Haftlang was an Iranian boy who ran away from home to join the army. Najah ... See full summary »
Director: Ann Shin
40. Hopptornet (2016)
17 min | Documentary, Short, Action
On a 10-meter high diving tower, fear of taking the jump is pitted against the personal loss that would arise if you didn't dare. What do we look like when we hesitate and when we make a ... See full summary »
43. The Iceman Confesses: Secrets of a Mafia Hitman (2001 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 43 min | Documentary, Crime
Richard Kuklinski was a devoted husband, a loving father...and a ruthless killer. A decade after HBO last visited him in prison, the convicted murderer, who freely admits having whacked ... See full summary »
America Undercover (1983– )
The Iceman Tapes: Conversations with a Killer
Not Rated | 47 min | Documentary
Richard Kuklinski was a devoted husband, loving father--and ruthless killer of over 100 people. You'll meet him in this powerful documentary that features one of the most vivid and ... See full summary »
47. What the Health (2017)
97 min | Documentary
An intrepid filmmaker on a journey of discovery as he uncovers possibly the largest health secret of our time and the collusion between industry, government, pharmaceutical and health organizations keeping this information from us.
49. Let There Be Light (II) (2017)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary
Let There Be Light follows the story of dedicated scientists working to build a small sun on Earth, which would unleash perpetual, cheap, clean energy fo