Documentaries (Unseen)by kevin-peters9 | created - 31 Oct 2013 | updated - 17 Mar 2018 | Public
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86 min | Documentary, History
Featuring never-before-seen footage, this documentary delivers a startling new look at the Peoples Temple, headed by preacher Jim Jones who, in 1978, led more than 900 members to Guyana, where he orchestrated a mass suicide via tainted punch.
2. Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010)
G | 90 min | Documentary, History
Werner Herzog gains exclusive access to film inside the Chauvet caves of Southern France and captures the oldest known pictorial creations of humanity.
Votes: 14,063 | Gross: $5.23M
4. Sicko (2007)
PG-13 | 123 min | Documentary, Drama
A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories including shotgun deaths.
Votes: 71,751 | Gross: $24.54M
5. 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: 122,612 | Gross: $119.19M
6. Why We Fight (2005)
PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary, History, War
Is American foreign policy dominated by the idea of military supremacy? Has the military become too important in American life? Jarecki's shrewd and intelligent polemic would seem to give an affirmative answer to each of these questions.
Votes: 9,562 | Gross: $1.44M
8. When We Were Kings (1996)
PG | 88 min | Documentary, Sport
A documentary of the 1974 heavyweight championship bout in Zaire, "The Rumble in the Jungle," between champion George Foreman and underdog challenger Muhammad Ali.
Votes: 13,857 | Gross: $2.67M
11. Who Killed the Electric Car? (2006)
PG | 92 min | Documentary
A documentary that investigates the birth and death of the electric car, as well as the role of renewable energy and sustainable living in the future.
Votes: 11,869 | Gross: $1.68M
13. Capitalism: A Love Story (2009)
R | 127 min | Documentary, Crime, News
An examination of the social costs of corporate interests pursuing profits at the expense of the public good.
Votes: 39,706 | Gross: $14.36M
14. An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
PG | 96 min | Documentary
Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim follows Al Gore on the lecture circuit, as the former presidential candidate campaigns to raise public awareness of the dangers of global warming and calls for immediate action to curb its destructive effects on the environment.
Votes: 77,648 | Gross: $23.81M
17. Collapse (II) (2009)
Unrated | 82 min | Documentary
A documentary on Michael Ruppert, a police officer turned independent reporter who predicted the current financial crisis in his self-published newsletter, From the Wilderness.
Votes: 6,713 | Gross: $0.05M
18. Freakonomics (2010)
PG-13 | 85 min | Documentary
A collection of documentaries that explores the hidden side of human nature through the use of the science of economics.
Votes: 6,480 | Gross: $0.10M
19. The End of America (2008)
74 min | Documentary
"The End of America" details the ten steps a country takes when it slides toward fascism. It's not a "lefty" taught-to-me, but rather a historical look at trends in once-functioning ... See full summary »
22. The Bridge (I) (2006)
R | 94 min | Documentary, Drama
People suffer largely unnoticed while the rest of the world goes about its business. This is a documentary exploration of the mythic beauty of the Golden Gate Bridge, the most popular ... See full summary »
Votes: 10,473 | Gross: $0.18M
23. Zeitgeist: Moving Forward (2011)
Not Rated | 161 min | Documentary
A feature length documentary work which presents a case for a needed transition out of the current socioeconomic monetary paradigm which governs the entire world society.
24. The Union: The Business Behind Getting High (2007)
104 min | Documentary
BC's illegal marijuana trade industry has evolved into a business giant, dubbed by some involved as 'The Union', Commanding upwards of $7 billion Canadian annually. With up to 85% of 'BC ... See full summary »
25. The Imposter (2012)
R | 99 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
A documentary centered on a young man in Spain who claims to a grieving Texas family that he is their 16-year-old son who has been missing for 3 years.
Votes: 42,381 | Gross: $0.89M
26. The Weather Underground (2002)
Unrated | 92 min | Documentary, History, War
The remarkable story of The Weather Underground, radical activists of the 1970s, and of radical politics at its best and most disastrous.
Votes: 3,302 | Gross: $0.56M
27. The Kennedy Assassination: 24 Hours After (2009 TV Movie)
120 min | Documentary, History
A behind-the-scenes look at November 22, 1963 from the unique perspective of Lyndon Johnson. On his pivotal first day as President, Lyndon Johnson is put to the test as he contends with the... See full summary »
28. Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy (2002– )
360 min | Documentary, History
The people, ideas, and events that created our current world economy.
Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Biography, History
About the life and work of controversial American Jewish academic Norman Finkelstein.
Frontline (1983– )
TV-PG | 55 min | Documentary
Frontline offers a detailed look at the roots of the 2008 economic crisis by investigating why government officials refused to regulate emerging derivatives markets that later ruined the financial system.
Not Rated | 167 min | Documentary, Biography, War
A film about the noted American linguist/political dissident and his warning about corporate media's role in modern propaganda.
32. Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism (2004)
Unrated | 78 min | Documentary
Documentary on reported Conservative bias of the Rupert Murdoch-owned Fox News Channel (FNC), which promotes itself as "Fair and Balanced". Material includes interviews with former FNC employees and the inter-office memos they provided.
Votes: 6,021 | Gross: $0.24M
34. American Drug War: The Last White Hope (2007)
Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Crime
The War on Drugs has become the longest and most costly war in American history, the question has become, how much more can the country endure? Inspired by the death of four family members ... See full summary »
35. American Drug War 2: Cannabis Destiny (2013)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
Director Kevin Booth navigates through the cutting edge of Cannabis research while becoming a foster parent to a child court ordered to take powerful mind altering drugs.
37. Globalisation Is Good (2003 TV Movie)
In 1953, Taiwan and Kenya were equally as poor. 50 years later, Taiwan has become 20 times richer than Kenya. In this 2003 documentary, Swedish author Johan Norberg travels to the two countries and explains how this came to be.
39. Money as Debt II: Promises Unleashed (2009)
77 min | Documentary, Animation
A documentary that explores the baffling, fraudulent and destructive arithmetic of the monetary system that holds us hostage to a forever growing DEBT and how we might evolve beyond it into a new era.
Star: Bob Bossin
40. Money as Debt III: Evolution Beyond Money (2011)
62 min | Documentary, Animation
A documentary that explores why our primitive concept of money as a "single uniform commodity" is the ROOT cause of monetary dysfunction and a major factor in economic and political injustice.
42. Fiat Empire (2006)
A James Jaeger Film featuring RON PAUL, Congressman/Presidential Candidate; G. EDWARD GRIFFIN, Author/Producer; EDWIN VIEIRA, Author/Constitutional Attorney and TED BAEHR, Founder of ... See full synopsis »
43. Free to Choose (1980– )
This was originally a book, made into a ten part television series broadcast on PBS by economists Milton and Rose Friedman that advocates free market principles. The thrust of the series is... See full summary »
45. 97% Owned (2012)
130 min | Documentary
97% owned present serious research and verifiable evidence on our economic and financial system. This is the first documentary to tackle this issue from a UK-perspective and explains the ... See full summary »
46. The Money Fix (2012)
79 min | Documentary
Money is at the intersection of nearly every aspect of modern life. Most of us take the monetary system for granted, but it has a profound and largely misunderstood influence on our lives. ... See full summary »
47. The Secret of Oz (2009)
Not Rated | 104 min | Documentary, History
What's going on with the world's economy? Foreclosures are everywhere, unemployment is skyrocketing - and this may only be the beginning. Could it be that solutions to the world's economic ... See full summary »
48. Secret of Oz 2 (2010 Video)
70 min | Documentary, History
The problem with the economy of every nation on earth is debt. Governments don't need to borrow their national money into existence. A national debt puts unelectable bankers in control of ... See full summary »
49. The Last Days of Lehman Brothers (2009 TV Movie)
60 min | Drama