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1. No Limits: The Thalidomide Saga (2016)
Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker John Zaritsky returns to the story that has fascinated and compelled him for years - thalidomide and it's effect on the survivors of "the worst drug ... See full summary »
2. Do You Really Want to Know? (2012)
72 min | Documentary
A documentary about the complex emotional, ethical and psychological issues surrounding the new frontier of predictive genetic testing. The film follows three families who have been ... See full summary »
3. Leave Them Laughing (2010)
89 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
Life and quips about death from the wheelchair of a woman who vows to exit laughing. Once a nationally-known performer of ballads, skits and self-parody, now fated by Lou Gehrig's Disease ... See full summary »
4. The Suicide Tourist (2007)
TV-PG | 56 min | Documentary
Frontline investigates suicide tourism by following a Chicago native as he travels to Switzerland in order to take his life with help of a nonprofit organization that legally assists suicides.
7. Rapists: Can They Be Stopped (1986)
55 min | Documentary
This documentary examines the growing problem of rape in America. It looks at five offenders who are being treated at an innovative facility at the Oregon State Hospital and examines ... See full summary »
8. Mr Zaritsky on TV (2017)
79 min | Documentary
Mr Zaritsky On TV follows Academy Award-winning director John Zaritsky as he captures the swan song of his career, in this behind-the-scenes road trip that reveals often underappreciated aspects of documentary filmmaking.
9. Up/Down (2011)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary
There are approximately 5.7 million people in the United States with bipolar disorder. In an attempt to eliminate the mystery and misinformation surrounding the illness, many throughout the... See full summary »
10. Extraordinary: The Stan Romanek Story (2013)
Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary, Drama, Sci-Fi
Stan Romanek is the center of the world's most documented extraterrestrial contact story, and the multitude of evidence accumulated over the past decade has convinced thousands around the ... See full summary »
11. Let's Spend the Night Together (2010)
60 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Take an emotional journey back to the early Seventies, the Golden Age of Groupies! Some were in it for love, some for the music, and some for their art -- and four decades later, these ... See full summary »
12. This Beat Goes On: Canadian Pop Music in the 1970s (2009 TV Movie)
120 min | Documentary
Tells the story of Canadian music in the 1970s, a ground-breaking era of great sounds, from glam and progressive rock to punk and reggae.
13. Promised Land of Heavy Metal (2008)
90 min | Documentary, Music
Promised Land of Heavy Metal is a documentary about Finland, the only country where heavy metal has become mainstream. Starring Alice Cooper, Mr Lordi, and Ville Valo.
93 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A documentary about a band that had a hit in the mid 90's and then seemingly disappeared... only to rise again as an independent band in a new era of music.
19. Hired Gun (2016)
Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary film about session and touring musicians that are hired by well established and famous bands and artists like Metallica, KISS, and Billy Joel. These hired guns may not be household names, but are still masters of their craft.
22. Danny Says (2015)
Unrated | 104 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography
Danny Says is a documentary on the life and times of Danny Fields. Since 1966, Danny Fields has played a pivotal role in music and "culture" of the late 20th century: working for the Doors,... See full summary »
Votes: 597 | Gross: $0.04M
23. 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: 7,938 | Gross: $0.12M
24. Slash: Raised on the Sunset Strip (2014 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 71 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A Directv and Guitar Center documentary highlights the iconic rock guitarist, Slash. Featuring interviews with Dave Grohl, Joe Perry, Alice Cooper, Duff Mckagan and Nikki Sixx
25. The Art of McCartney (2014 Video)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary
The documentary is an inside look at the making of The Art Of McCartney album on which some of the world's greatest artists interpret the songs of one of the world's greatest songwriters, ... See full summary »
29. Skum Rocks! (2013)
77 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
'Play like the music doesn't matter.' The unbelievable true story of the band that gained massive east coast popularity in the late 1980s despite having a complete lack of musical talent ... See full summary »
33. Metal Evolution (2011–2014)
Metal Evolution is broken down into episodes about a different piece of metal history. The series includes interviews with and about Alice Cooper, Slash, Lemmy, Rob Zombie, members of ... See full summary »
35. A Band Called Death (2012)
Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A documentary on the 1970s punk trio Death, and their new-found popularity decades after they disbanded.
Votes: 3,184 | Gross: $0.13M
36. Michael Douglas & Friends Celebrity Golf Tournament (2012 TV Special)
The Michael Douglas & Friends celebrity golf tournament has attracted some of the entertainment industry's biggest stars. The tournament has raised over $10 million, and benefits the Motion... See full summary »
42. Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010 Video)
Not Rated | 240 min | Documentary, Horror
Explore the origins of "dream demon" Freddy Krueger in this award-winning documentary that takes you behind the scenes of the most frightening and imaginative horror franchise in motion picture history!
43. Mother of Rock Lillian Roxon (2010)
74 min | Documentary, Music
Mother of Rock: Lillian Roxon shines a light into the decadent world of Max's Kansas City, a tiny underground club in New York, and Lillian Roxon's place in documenting the emerging rock ... See full summary »
44. Alice Cooper Theatre of Death Live (2010 Video)
Alice Cooper completed his 2009 Theatre of Death World Tour by filming the final show at London's legendary Hammersmith Apollo. The concert features many of Cooper's massive hits including ... See full summary »
88 min | Documentary
A definitive documentary that recaps the evolution of an American Cinema Classic over the past 40 years.
46. The Story of Rock 'n' Roll Comics (2005)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary
The controversial publisher of unauthorized comic book biographies of rock stars, Todd Loren, was praised by some (Gene Simmons, Jerry Garcia, Nick Mason) and threatened with law suits by ... See full summary »
47. Metal: A Headbanger's Journey (2005)
R | 96 min | Documentary, Music
An examination of the heavy metal music subculture that tries to explain why, despite the longevity and popularity of the genre, fans are marginalized and ridiculed for their passion.
49. X-Rated: The Pop Videos They Tried to Ban (2004 TV Movie)
100 min | Documentary
Documentary tracing the history of the pop video and the way in which this marketing tool has frequently been used to create shock, outrage and controversy, all in a bid to sell records.
51. Mayor of the Sunset Strip (2003)
R | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, Music