Documentary Watchlistby DanCushing | created - 21 Aug 2016 | updated - 3 months ago | Public
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30 for 30 (2009– )
The Two Escobars
104 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The rise of Colombian soccer is attributed to the influx of drug money into the sport by Pablo Escobar and the other drug cartels. However, the team's swift decline after Escobar's death results in the murder of star player Andres Escobar.
55 min | Documentary
A partly dramatised account of the life of Sir Edward Elgar classical composer. Huw Wheldon narrates the life story over backdrops of beautiful mountain scenery, especially memorable is the... See full summary »
Century of Cinema (1995–1998)
40,000 years of dreaming
67 min | Documentary
Australian born film maker George (Mad Max) Miller offers a personal view of Australian films. He suggests that they can be regarded as visual music, public dreaming, mythology, and ... See full summary »
157 min | Documentary, History
A series of three documentaries about the use of fear for political gain.
7. The 100 Scariest Movie Moments (2004– )
TV-14 | 300 min | Documentary, Comedy, Horror
Film-makers, performers, genre authorities and selected high-profile fans count down the most chilling moments in cinematic history. Not just from horror films, but from such thrillers as ... See full summary »
12. Prohibition (2011– )
360 min | Documentary, History
The story of the American activist struggle against the influence of alcohol, climaxing in the failed early 20th century nationwide era when it was banned.
14. The Quest for Fire Adventure (1982 TV Short)
23 min | Documentary, Short
Orson Welles explains the creation process of a unique motion picture, a first of its kind, with contributions from the diverse range of worldwide talents who made it possible.
15. The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack (2000)
PG-13 | 112 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
With the help of her mother, family, friends, and fellow musicians, Aiyana Elliott reaches for her father, legendary cowboy troubadour, Ramblin' Jack Elliott. She explores who he is and how... See full summary »
Votes: 297 | Gross: $0.22M
Unrated | 130 min | Documentary
For the first time ever, survivors of the famous 1972 Andes plane crash tell in their own words their harrowing story of survival.
Votes: 1,164 | Gross: $0.09M
18. Citizenfour (2014)
R | 114 min | Documentary, Biography, Thriller
A documentarian and a reporter travel to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with Edward Snowden.
Votes: 48,262 | Gross: $2.80M
21. A Syrian Love Story (2015)
76 min | Documentary, Drama
Filmed over 5 years, A Syrian Love Story charts an incredible odyssey to political freedom. For Raghda and Amer, it is a journey of hope, dreams and despair: for the revolution, their homeland and each other.
Director: Sean McAllister
22. Sweet Old Song, P.O.V (2002 TV Movie)
57 min | Documentary
National treasure Howard "Louie Bluie" Armstrong has been performing for most of his 91 years, ever since his father carved his first fiddle from a wooden crate. For two decades he has ... See full summary »
23. Iran: A Cinematographic Revolution (2006 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary
Today Iranian cinema is one of the most highly regarded national cinemas in the world, regularly winning festival awards and critical acclaim for films which combine remarkable artistry and... See full summary »
26. Life on the Border (2015)
73 min | Documentary, War
A documentary made by eight children from Kobani and Shengal in refugee camps on the border of Syria and Iraq, who recorded their own life experiences and stories in the wake of brutal attacks by ISIS.
27. An Honest Liar (2014)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
The life and career of the renowned stage magician turned scientific skeptic of the paranormal, James Randi.
Votes: 8,479 | Gross: $0.12M
28. Alive Inside (2014)
Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, News
Dan Cohen, founder of the nonprofit organization Music & Memory, fights against a broken healthcare system to demonstrate music's ability to combat memory loss and restore a deep sense of self to those suffering from it.
Votes: 2,799 | Gross: $0.15M
34. Nowhere to Hide (2016)
86 min | Documentary
"Nowhere to Hide" follows a man - the medic and father Nori Sharif - through 5 years of dramatic change in the war-torn Diyala-province; one of the most dangerous provinces in the middle of... See full summary »
35. All the Rage (Saved by Sarno) (2016)
94 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
America is experiencing an epidemic of pain. One man has the answer to the problem yet the medical establishment has ignored him. For nearly 50 years, Dr. John Sarno has been ... See full summary »
Votes: 230 | Gross: $0.02M
36. Crazywise (2016)
82 min | Documentary
What can we learn from those who have turned their psychological crisis into a positive transformative experience? During a quarter-century documenting indigenous cultures, human-rights ... See full summary »
38. Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath (2016– )
TV-14 | 47 min | Documentary
A series featuring stories from former members of the Church of Scientology whose lives have been affected by the Church's harmful practices.
40. Making a Murderer (2015– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Crime
Filmed over a 10-year period, Steven Avery, a DNA exoneree who, while in the midst of exposing corruption in local law enforcement, finds himself the prime suspect in a grisly new crime.
42. The Unknown Peter Sellers (2000 TV Special)
52 min | Documentary, Biography