With The Documentary Group (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Cartel Land (2015)

R | 100 min | Documentary, News

7.4
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76 Metascore

Filmmaker Matthew Heineman examines the state of the ongoing drug problem along the U.S.-Mexican border.

Director: Matthew Heineman | Stars: Tim Nailer Foley, José Manuel 'El Doctor' Mireles, Paco Valencia, Chaneque

Votes: 16,898 | Gross: $0.70M

2. Girl Rising (2013)

PG-13 | 101 min | Documentary, Drama

7.1
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59 Metascore

This film follows 9 girls from Haiti, Nepal, Ethiopia, India, Egypt, Peru, Cambodia, Sierra Leone, and Afghanistan on their journey to education.

Director: Richard Robbins | Stars: Amina, Azmera, Arindol Bagchi, Rekha Banerjee

Votes: 1,128

3. When Lambs Become Lions (2018)

Documentary

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In the Kenyan bush, a small-time ivory dealer fights to stay on top while forces mobilize to destroy his trade. When he turns to his younger cousin, a conflicted wildlife ranger who hasn't been paid in months, they both see a possible lifeline.

Director: Jon Kasbe

Votes: 76

4. Brave Girl Rising (2019)

PG | 20 min | Short

5.6
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Brave Girl Rising tells how a courageous girl, inspired by the magical dreams of her mother and the sisterhood of her friends, succeeds in getting the education she deserves.

Directors: Martha Adams, Richard Robbins | Stars: David Oyelowo, Tessa Thompson

Votes: 12

5. Steep (I) (2007)

PG | 92 min | Documentary, Sport

7.4
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58 Metascore

Steep traces the legacy of extreme skiing from its early pioneers to the daredevils of today.

Director: Mark Obenhaus | Stars: Ingrid Backstrom, Anselme Baud, Bill Briggs, Doug Coombs

Votes: 619 | Gross: $0.26M

6. Lafayette: The Lost Hero (2010 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 53 min | Documentary

7.7
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No one in recorded history has suffered a fate quite like Lafayette. Once, the most famous man in the world; today, few people know who he was or what he accomplished. It is time to re-evaluate his crucial role in America's independence.

Director: Oren Jacoby | Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Patrick Bauchau, John Cullum, Michael Cumpsty

Votes: 57

7. America in Primetime (2011– )

TV-14 | Documentary

7.5
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This documentary series looks at the evolution of specific character types appearing on American primetime episodic television from post WWII to the early twenty-first century. These ... See full summary »

Stars: Diablo Cody, David Chase, Judd Apatow, Alan Yentob

Votes: 318

8. Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience (2007)

81 min | Documentary

7.2
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A unique documentary about troops' experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan, based on writings by soldiers, Marines, and air men. Some writings were published in the New Yorker in summer 2006. A... See full summary »

Director: Richard Robbins | Stars: Sharon D. Allen, Beau Bridges, Colby Buzzell, Richard Currey

Votes: 390

9. Angle of Attack: How Naval Aviation Changed the Face of War (2011)

PG | 109 min | Documentary

8.1
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One hundred years of naval aviation, from wobbly gliders and the first shipboard landing in 1911, to modern supersonic jets and unmanned aerial vehicles. The film follows young men and ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Lennon | Star: Michael Murphy

Votes: 8

10. We Will Rise: Michelle Obama's Mission to Educate Girls Around the World (2016 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Tony Gerber | Stars: Michelle Obama, Freida Pinto, Isha Sesay, Meryl Streep

Votes: 16

11. The Age of Aerospace (2016– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

8.9
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Explores the history of Boeing and its contributions to advancements in aerospace technology.

Votes: 48

12. Peter Jennings Reporting: The Search for Jesus (2000 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

6.9
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A serious news documentary examining the authenticity of the events in the life of Jesus

Stars: Peter Jennings, Jonah Blank, Marcus Borg, John Dominic Crossan

Votes: 20

13. Peter Jennings Reporting: The Kennedy Assassination - Beyond Conspiracy (2003 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, History

6.7
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Forty years after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, more than 80% of Americans still believe that Lee Harvey Oswald did not act alone. This documentary attempts to separate fact from conspiracy theories to get to the truth.

Director: Mark Obenhaus | Stars: Robert Goldberg, John F. Kennedy, Robert Dallek, Lee Harvey Oswald

Votes: 230

14. Invisible Killers (2018)

TV-PG | Documentary

8.0
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Invisible Killers, a three-part documentary series, looks at how viruses have shaped our health and history, the biological and social impact they have on our global society, and the incredible science that has arisen to combat them.

Votes: 5

15. Nightgowns (2020– )

A new and fresh take on live drag, designed for the screen with eight shareable performances that redefine what drag can be.

16. Peter Jennings Reporting: How to Get Fat Without Really Trying (2003 TV Movie)

Documentary

7.4
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This ABC News special investigates obesity in the United States. Nearly two-thirds of all Americans are overweight and almost one in three Americans is obese. Peter Jennings asks who is to ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Jennings, Blanche Lincoln, Jim Tillotson, Marion Nestle

Votes: 15

17. Midsummer in Newtown (2016)

81 min | Documentary

6.6
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66 Metascore

Midsummer in Newtown is a testament to the transformative force of artistic expression to pierce through the shadow cast by trauma. In the wake of the Sandy Hook tragedy, one grieving ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Kramer

Votes: 27

18. How to Fix an Election (2018 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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Director: Suzanne Hillinger

19. Into Harm's Way (2011)

95 min | Documentary, Drama, History

8.5
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When 846 young men entered West Point in 1963, they signed up with an American army at peace. At their graduation ceremony in 1967, the Vietnam War was raging. 'Into Harm's Way' is the ... See full summary »

Director: Jordan Kronick

Votes: 22

20. Dreamland (2011 TV Movie)

54 min | Documentary

5.8
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California has long been known as a land of dreams - a place where visionaries come to innovate, create, entertain, fulfill their dreams and change the world. Dreamland tells the story of ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Obenhaus

Votes: 6

21. Peter Jennings Reporting: Ecstasy Rising (2004 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 44 min | Documentary

8.2
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ABC News television documentary with Peter Jennings on the history of MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxy-N-methylamphetamine) also known as ecstasy.

Star: Peter Jennings

Votes: 24

22. Babyland (2008– )

43 min | Documentary

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Star: Elizabeth Vargas

23. Peter Jennings Reporting: UFOs - Seeing Is Believing (2005 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary

7.3
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UFOs: Seeing is Believing investigates, speculates and ultimately celebrates the possibility that we are not alone.

Director: Mark Obenhaus | Stars: Peter Jennings, Chris McKay, Art Bell, Ramona Bell

Votes: 65

24. China Inside Out: Bob Woodruff Reports (2008 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Bob Woodruff goes to China to explores the stunning global transformation that is taking place in the Far East country. He examines the intricate relationships that China is cultivating in ... See full summary »

Star: Bob Woodruff

25. The Constitution Project: Yick Wo and the Equal Protection Clause (2009 Video)

21 min | Documentary, Short, History

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We don't know a lot about Yick Wo. We're not even sure that was his name. But it was the name of the laundry business he owned in San Francisco in the late nineteenth century. And it was ... See full summary »

Star: Robe Imbriano

26. Peter Jennings Reporting: Family Business (2000 TV Movie)

Documentary

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27. Out of Control: AIDS in Black America (2006 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 45 min | Documentary

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Out of Control: AIDS In Black America is the first national network television documentary to examine how and why AIDS has become overwhelmingly a Black epidemic--- not in Africa or the Third World, but right here in the United States.

Director: Elizabeth Arledge

28. Peter Jennings Reporting: From the Tobacco File: Untold Stories of Betrayal and Neglect (2004 TV Movie)

41 min | Documentary

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Star: Peter Jennings

29. The Constitution Project: A Call to Act (2009)

Short, History

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30. The Constitution Project: Jury Selection: Edmonson v. Leesville (2009)

Short, History

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31. To Iraq and Back: Bob Woodruff Reports (2007 TV Movie)

Documentary, War

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Star: Bob Woodruff

32. Peter Jennings Reporting: Dark Horizon - India, Pakistan, and the Bomb (2000 TV Movie)

Documentary

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33. Frontline (1983– )
Episode: Ten Trillion and Counting (2009)

TV-PG | 56 min | Documentary

7.7
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Frontline examines the impact of the growing national deficit on President Obama's plans for the country.

Stars: Jackie Calmes, Clive Crook, Newt Gingrich, Judd Gregg

Votes: 50

34. 20/20 (1978– )
Episode: Over a Barrel: The Truth About Oil (2009)

Unrated | 60 min | Documentary, News

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The hour-long documentary, hosted by Charlie Gibson, traces a gallon of gasoline from the gas tank back to the source, and along the way investigates problems within the oil industry, ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Klein | Star: Charles Gibson

35. America in Primetime (2011– )
Episode: Independent Woman (2011)

TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary

7.4
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In the early days of television, American prime time provided an idealized and stereotypical view of the American woman, who was more often than not portrayed as being subservient to the ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Kramer | Stars: Julianna Margulies, Robert King, Michelle King, Archie Panjabi

Votes: 41

36. America in Primetime (2011– )
Episode: Man of the House (2011)

TV-PG | 55 min | Documentary

7.7
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In the post WWII days of American primetime television, the depictions of men at home as being the stable breadwinner who could solve any problem that faced the family was borne out of a ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Kramer | Stars: Ron Howard, Bill Paxton, Mark V. Olsen, David Lynch

Votes: 37

37. America in Primetime (2011– )
Episode: The Crusader (2011)

TV-PG | 55 min | Documentary

7.7
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The character of the crusader, who always took some sort of risk to achieve the desired triumphant end, was very much the typical "white" hero in the very "black and white" ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Kramer | Stars: Robert Cochran, Joel Surnow, Marshall Herskovitz, Tom Fontana

Votes: 34

38. America in Primetime (2011– )
Episode: The Misfit (2011)

TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary

7.9
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The character of the misfit has long been a staple in American primetime television, especially in comedies, whose inherent nature is to pick on the odd. The audience often roots for the ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Kramer | Stars: Rainn Wilson, Larry Wilmore, Greg Daniels, Jason Alexander

Votes: 41

39. Frontline (1983– )
Episode: Climate of Doubt (2012)

TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary

7.2
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Investigate the groups that changed the debate on climate and redefined the politics of global warming.

Director: Catherine Upin | Stars: Robert Brulle, Sarah Childress, Ralph Cicerone, Steve Coll

Votes: 22

40. The Age of Aerospace (2016– )
Episode: What Can't We Do? (2016)

TV-PG | Documentary

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Chronicles how Bill Boeing and his contemporaries, like Donald Douglas, took the invention of of the airplane and forged an industry, delivering advancements in communication, transportation and warfare.

41. The Age of Aerospace (2016– )
Episode: Miracle Planes (2016)

TV-PG | Documentary

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Miracle Planes details the role American industry and planes like the Boeing B-17, B-29, and North American P-51 Mustang played in the Allied victory over Germany and Japan.

42. The Age of Aerospace (2016– )
Episode: Shrinking the Earth (2016)

TV-PG | Documentary

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Shrinking the Earth tells the story of three Boeing planes that launched the jet age. The B-47 bomber, the Boeing 707 and the iconic Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet.

43. The Age of Aerospace (2016– )
Episode: In the Vastness of Space (2016)

TV-PG | Documentary

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Tells the story of the Apollo project and humankind's first journey to the moon on Apollo 8. NASA icons and individuals from American industry reflect on past achievements and explore humanity's future in space.

44. The Age of Aerospace (2016– )
Episode: Dreamliner (2016)

TV-PG | Documentary

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Dreamliner reveals the technology, resources and risk required to build commercial aircraft in the modern world through the story of Boeing's most recent revolution in jet design, the 787.

45. The Age of Aerospace (2016– )
Episode: Going Vertical: Piasecki's Machine (2017)

TV-PG | Documentary

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Director: Mark Obenhaus

46. Invisible Killers (2018)
Episode: Ebola (2018)

TV-PG | 41 min | Documentary

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EBOLA looks back at the perfect storm of the 2014 West Africa outbreak and its devastating impact, as well as the little known success story of the first effective Ebola vaccine.

Directors: Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt, Gabrielle Tenenbaum


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