Documentaries I've Watchedby d_schaumann | created - 03 Nov 2013 | updated - 2 months 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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3. Chasing Einstein (2019)
82 min | Documentary
Nobody has managed to topple Einstein's theory of relativity, even though it leads to the shocking conclusion that most of the universe must be made of a mysterious form of invisible matter... See full summary »
4. Billy Connolly: The Sex Life of Bandages (2019)
130 min | Comedy
Scot Billy Connolly is coming to cinemas with this brilliant show from his final stand-up tour. This whip smart routine is a riotous journey filled with outrageous tales and blistering observations of everyday absurdities.
Star: Billy Connolly
5. Human Nature (I) (2019)
95 min | Documentary
A breakthrough called CRISPR opens the door to curing diseases, reshaping the biosphere, and designing our own children. A provocative exploration of its far-reaching implications, through the eyes of the scientists who discovered it.
6. Ask Dr. Ruth (2019)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, Biography
Charting the incredible life of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, a Holocaust survivor who became America's most famous sex therapist.
Votes: 734 | Gross: $0.30M
7. Mr. Toilet: The World's #2 Man (2019)
87 min | Documentary
Jack Sim, aka "Mr. Toilet," is a crusader for global sanitation. Born in the Singapore slums, Sim knows firsthand the agonies of not having a proper loo. Now he's dedicating his life to a crisis no one dares talk about.
8. Maison du Bonheur (2017)
Not Rated | 62 min | Documentary
The day-to-day life of a Parisian astrologer, who has been residing in the same Montmartre apartment for over 50 years.
9. Cutie and the Boxer (2013)
R | 82 min | Documentary, Biography
This candid New York love story explores the chaotic 40-year marriage of famed boxing painter Ushio Shinohara and his wife, Noriko. Anxious to shed her role as her overbearing husband's assistant, Noriko finds an identity of her own.
Votes: 4,437 | Gross: $0.20M
10. Believer (I) (2018)
TV-14 | 101 min | Documentary, Music
Imagine Dragons' Mormon front man Dan Reynolds is taking on a new mission to explore how the Church treats its LGBTQ members. With the rising suicide rate amongst teens in the state of Utah... See full summary »
12. Into the Okavango (2018)
88 min | Documentary
A passionate conservation biologist brings together a river bushman fearful of losing his past and a young scientist uncertain of her future on an epic, four-month expedition across three ... See full summary »
13. Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (2018)
TV-MA | 116 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
An intimate look into the life and work of the revered master comedian and actor, Robin Williams .
16. Leaving Neverland (2019)
TV-MA | 240 min | Documentary
At the height of his stardom, the world's biggest pop star, Michael Jackson, began long-running relationships with two boys, aged seven and ten, and their families. They now allege that he sexually abused them.
17. Apollo 11 (2019)
G | 93 min | Documentary, History
Votes: 18,550 | Gross: $9.04M
19. The Woman Who Loves Giraffes (2018)
123 min | Documentary
A profile of giraffe researcher Anne Dagg who, in 1956, became one of the first people to ever observe and report on animal behaviour.
20. The Raft (2018)
97 min | Documentary
In 1973, five men and six women drifted across the Atlantic on a raft as part of a scientific experiment studying the sociology of violence, aggression and sexual attraction in human ... See full summary »
Votes: 727 | Gross: $0.04M
21. Pedal the World (2015)
80 min | Documentary
Young millennial German fueled by wanderlust and a lack of real world responsibilities travels the globe by bike, peddling across 22 countries and over 20,000 kms to find meaning in life. ... See full summary »
22. Dark Tourist (2018– )
TV-MA | 40 min | Documentary
From a nuclear lake to a haunted forest, New Zealand filmmaker and journalist David Farrier ('Tickled') visits unusual -- and often macabre -- tourism spots around the world.
23. The Surrounding Game (2018)
97 min | Documentary, Drama, History
Go is the oldest game still played in its original form. In east Asia, it is hailed as one of mankind's greatest cultural achievements and considered both ancient art and national sport. At... See full summary »
24. Karl Meltzer: Made to Be Broken (2017)
42 min | Documentary, Short, Sport
Ultra-runner Karl Meltzer has long dreamed of setting the speed record for crossing America's Appalachian Trail. Now he sets out for his third and final attempt to run the 3,523 km (2,188 miles) in less than 46 days, 8 hours, 6 min.
25. Meeting Gorbachev (2018)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The life of Mikhail Gorbachev, the eighth and final President of the Soviet Union in chronological order.
Votes: 1,218 | Gross: $0.25M
26. Fahrenheit 11/9 (2018)
R | 128 min | Documentary
Votes: 15,812 | Gross: $6.35M
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
A documentary about vitamins: the history of their discovery, the dietary supplement industry, and the dangers of both deficiencies and excessive intake.
28. 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: 1,490 | Gross: $0.01M
30. 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.
31. 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.
32. 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: 498 | Gross: $0.01M
33. Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist (2018)
83 min | Documentary
The first film to encompass the remarkable story of one of the true icons of our time, as she fights to maintain her brand's integrity, her principles - and her legacy.
Votes: 698 | Gross: $0.03M
34. 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 »
36. The Accountant of Auschwitz (2018)
78 min | Documentary
Seventy years after WWII, Oskar Gröning, one of the last surviving members of the SS, goes on trial as an accessory to the murder of 300,000 people at the Auschwitz concentration camp.
TV-MA | 70 min | Documentary
This documentary explores various urban legends around Hollywood's most elusive star.
40. 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.
42. Bathtubs Over Broadway (2018)
PG-13 | 87 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music
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.
43. Pick of the Litter (2018)
80 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 »
Votes: 968 | Gross: $0.53M
44. This Mountain Life (2019)
76 min | Documentary, Adventure