My Favourite Documentariesby sgtgorillazrv | created - 04 Mar 2013 | updated - 21 Jul 2015 | Public
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1. Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (2004)
Not Rated | 141 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary crew followed Metallica for the better part of 2001-2003, a time of tension and release for the rock band, as they recorded their album St. Anger, fought bitterly, and sought the counsel of their on-call shrink.
Votes: 15,141 | Gross: $1.22M
4. Jackass: The Movie (2002)
R | 87 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy
Johnny Knoxville and his band of maniacs perform a variety of stunts and gross-out gags on the big screen for the first time.
Votes: 73,561 | Gross: $64.26M
5. Jackass Number Two (2006)
R | 92 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy
Chris Pontius, Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Bam Margera, and the whole crew return to the screen to raise the stakes higher than ever before.
Votes: 60,670 | Gross: $72.78M
6. Jackass 3D (2010)
R | 94 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy
Johnny Knoxville and company return for the third installment of their TV show spin-off, where dangerous stunts and explicit public displays rule.
Votes: 51,351 | Gross: $117.22M
7. Anvil: The Story of Anvil (2008)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Since 1978, Anvil has become one of heavy metal's most influential yet commercially unsuccessful acts. In 2006, after a fledging European tour Anvil sets out to record their thirteenth album and continue to follow their dreams.
Votes: 14,366 | Gross: $0.67M
8. Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)
R | 87 min | Documentary, Comedy, Crime
The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. The film contains... See full summary »
Votes: 56,418 | Gross: $3.29M
9. 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: 3,356 | Gross: $0.25M
10. Jeremy Clarkson: Greatest Raid of All Time (2007 TV Movie)
59 min | Documentary, War
Jeremy Clarkson tells the story of one of the most daring operations of World War II - the Commando raid on the German occupied dry dock at St. Nazaire in France on 28th March 1942. It was ... See full summary »
11. The Victoria Cross: For Valour (2003 TV Movie)
58 min | Documentary, War
Jeremey Clarkson examines the history of the Victoria Cross, and follows the story of one of the 1,354 men who were awarded it - Major Robert Henry Cain.
12. Waltz with Bashir (2008)
R | 90 min | Animation, Biography, Drama
An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term of service in that conflict.
Votes: 50,243 | Gross: $2.28M
15. Steve-O: Demise and Rise (2009 TV Movie)
42 min | Documentary
"Demise and Rise" is a brutally honest documentary about Steve-O's decent into madness, and how an intervention saved his life.
17. Beyond the Mat (1999)
R | 102 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
A heartfelt documentary focusing on the day-to-day lives of professional wrestlers, some on the rise, some on the wane, and others fighting for their lives.
Votes: 7,285 | Gross: $2.05M