Action, Documentary (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Bible (2013– )

TV-14 | 440 min | Documentary, Action, Drama

7.6
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A religious historical dramatic miniseries about God's creation and physical landmark events leading up to the Crucifixion and Resurrection of our Savior, Jesus Christ.

Stars: Keith David, Robert Powell, Jake Canuso, Diogo Morgado

Votes: 9,904

2. Meru (2015)

R | 90 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

7.7
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77 Metascore

Three elite climbers struggle to find their way through obsession and loss as they attempt to climb Mount Meru, one of the most coveted prizes in the high stakes game of Himalayan big wall climbing.

Directors: Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi | Stars: Conrad Anker, Grace Chin, Jimmy Chin, Amee Hinkley

Votes: 12,481 | Gross: $2.33M

3. Minecraft the First Movie (2022)

Documentary, Action, Adventure | Announced

The malevolent Ender Dragon sets out on a path of destruction, prompting a young girl and her group of unlikely adventurers to set out to save the Overworld.

Director: Peter Sollett

4. Jackass: The Movie (2002)

R | 87 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy

6.6
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42 Metascore

Johnny Knoxville and his band of maniacs perform a variety of stunts and gross-out gags on the big screen for the first time.

Director: Jeff Tremaine | Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Chris Pontius, Steve-O

Votes: 76,365 | Gross: $64.26M

5. Barbarians Rising (2016– )

TV-14 | 120 min | Documentary, Action, Drama

7.9
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Rome. The greatest empire the world has ever known. This docudrama tells the story of Rome through the eyes of the empire's many adversaries who battled to see its destruction.

Stars: Michael Ealy, Barry Strauss, Richard Riddell, Julian Kostov

Votes: 1,562

6. Jackass 3D (2010)

R | 94 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy

7.0
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56 Metascore

Johnny Knoxville and company return for the third installment of their TV show spin-off, where dangerous stunts and explicit public displays rule.

Director: Jeff Tremaine | Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Bam Margera, Ryan Dunn

Votes: 53,158 | Gross: $117.22M

7. Jackass Number Two (2006)

R | 92 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy

7.1
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66 Metascore

Chris Pontius, Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Bam Margera, and the whole crew return to the screen to raise the stakes higher than ever before.

Director: Jeff Tremaine | Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Chris Pontius, Bam Margera

Votes: 62,775 | Gross: $72.78M

8. The Hornet's Nest (2014)

R | 93 min | Documentary, Action, History

6.6
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61 Metascore

Armed only with their cameras, Peabody and Emmy Award-winning conflict Journalist Mike Boettcher, and his son, Carlos, provide unprecedented access into the longest war in U.S. history.

Directors: David Salzberg, Christian Tureaud | Stars: Frank Adamski, Ofren Arrechaga, Ed Bankston, Carlos Boettcher

Votes: 2,057 | Gross: $0.31M

9. Midnight Family (2019)

90 min | Documentary, Action, Crime

7.9
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85 Metascore

In Mexico City's wealthiest neighborhoods, the Ochoa family runs a private ambulance, competing with other for-profit EMTs for patients in need of urgent help.

Director: Luke Lorentzen

Votes: 88

10. Nitro Circus: The Movie (2012)

PG-13 | 92 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy

6.7
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43 Metascore

Travis Pastrana and his tight-knit, highly-skilled, adrenaline-addicted friends bring their impossible, ridiculous, insane and hysterical adventures to the big screen for the first time.

Directors: Gregg Godfrey, Jeremy Rawle | Stars: Travis Pastrana, Tommy Passemante, Jeremy Rawle, Gregg Godfrey

Votes: 5,674 | Gross: $3.38M

11. Bruce Lee: A Warrior's Journey (2000 Video)

PG | 100 min | Documentary, Action, Biography

8.2
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Legendary martial artist Bruce Lee is the subject of this thoughtful documentary by Lee aficionado John Little. Using interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and action sequences from Lee's ... See full summary »

Directors: John Little, Bruce Lee | Stars: Bruce Lee, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Peter Archer, Sun-Man Bae

Votes: 2,543

12. The Arrival of a Train (1896)

Not Rated | 1 min | Documentary, Short, Action

7.4
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A train arrives at La Ciotat station.

Directors: Auguste Lumière, Louis Lumière | Stars: Madeleine Koehler, Marcel Koehler, Mrs. Auguste Lumiere, Jeanne-Joséphine Lumière

Votes: 9,046

13. The Crocodile Hunter (1996– )

TV-G | 60 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

7.7
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Steve and wife Terri educate and entertain on the subject of Australia's all too often dangerous wildlife.

Stars: Steve Irwin, Terri Irwin, Michele Santopietro, Sui the Dog

Votes: 2,388

14. The Fourth Phase (2016)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

7.1
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From the innovators of "The Art Of FLIGHT" (2011) comes a documentary about the iconic snowboarder Travis Rice. The production of the movie started in 2013.

Director: Jon Klaczkiewicz | Stars: Mikkel Bang, Shin Biyajima, Ben Ferguson, Cam FitzPatrick

Votes: 1,170

15. Charged: The Eduardo Garcia Story (2017)

TV-PG | 86 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

7.3
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Charged with 2400 volts of electricity, Eduardo Garcia lost an arm, ribs, muscle mass and nearly his life, but more important than what he lost is what he found.

Director: Phillip Baribeau | Stars: Eduardo Garcia, Jennifer Jane, Manuel Garcia, Eugenio Garcia

Votes: 239 | Gross: $0.01M

16. DC's Legends of Tomorrow: Their Time Is Now (2016 TV Movie)

22 min | Documentary, Action, Sci-Fi

7.3
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The producers introduce audiences to the characters and concepts of "Legends of Tomorrow", the upcoming spin-off of superhero series "Arrow" and "The Flash".

Stars: Victor Garber, Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, Phil Klemmer

Votes: 4,334

17. Cars and Coffee Movie (2021)

Documentary, Short, Action | Pre-production

Strong conviction and genuine love of all things automotive are two characteristics of the people who gather to celebrate cars, coffee, and one another.

Star: Kathy Jean

18. Chinese Hercules: The Bolo Yeung Story

Documentary, Action, Biography | Announced

This is the story of the bodybuilder, Martial Artist and actor who wrote his own destiny and walked his own path. A legendary tale that's never been told on-screen before.

Directors: Aziz Cem, Pavel Nyziak | Stars: Bruce Lee, Bolo Yeung, Bobbie Phillips, Cynthia Rothrock

19. American Grindhouse (2010)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy

7.1
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A documentary about the history of exploitation movies, from the silent movie era to the 1970s.

Director: Elijah Drenner | Stars: Robert Forster, Eric Schaefer, Eddie Muller, John Landis

Votes: 2,018 | Gross: $0.01M

20. Special Forces: Ultimate Hell Week (2015– )

60 min | Documentary, Action, War

7.5
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Civilian recruits compete to win a gruelling selection process designed by veterans from six international special forces units.

Stars: Danny Bent, Reggie Yates, Andy Gatenby, Katy Parrot

Votes: 151

21. Dirty Sanchez: The Movie (2006)

R | 94 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy

6.2
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Four guys set off on a world tour to enact the seven deadly sins. Based on the MTV Europe series "Dirty Sanchez".

Director: Jim Hickey | Stars: Matthew Pritchard, Lee Dainton, Mike Locke, Dan Joyce

Votes: 4,117

22. Fastest (2011)

PG-13 | 111 min | Documentary, Action, Sport

7.8
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Shot around the world in 2010 and 2011 and narrated by Ewan McGregor, 'Fastest' captures the intense and thrilling reality of the MotoGP World Championship, documenting a pivotal moment in ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Neale | Stars: Jorge Lorenzo, Ewan McGregor, Valentino Rossi, Ben Spies

Votes: 2,053

23. Chasing The Thunder (2018)

96 min | Documentary, Action

9.3
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A thrilling high seas adventure feature documentary where two marine conservation captains from Sea Shepherd go on a hundred day chase of the illegal poacher and pirate fishing vessel, the Thunder.

Directors: Mark Benjamin, Marc Levin

Votes: 19

24. Love & Bananas (2018)

Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

7.8
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73 Metascore

Ashley Bell and a team of elephant rescuers led by world renowned Asian elephant conservationist Lek Chailert, embark on a daring 48-hour mission across Thailand to rescue a 70-year old ... See full summary »

Director: Ashley Bell | Stars: Ashley Bell, Lek Chailert, Noi Na

Votes: 177

25. The Real Bruce Lee (1977)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Action, Biography

5.1
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He's back. An early Bruce Lee film found in the Chinese archives, and introducing the new sensation Dragon Lee, and Bruce Li. The complete fury of martial arts as never before..

Directors: Si-Hyeon Kim, Jim Markovic | Stars: Bruce Lee, Bruce Li, Dragon Lee, Hwang-ki Baek

Votes: 275

26. The Cage Fighter (2017)

Unrated | 81 min | Documentary, Action, Drama

5.7
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71 Metascore

A blue-collar family man breaks the promise he'd made to never fight again. Now forty years old, with a wife and four children who need him, Joe Carman risks everything to go back into the fighting cage and come to terms with his past.

Director: Jeff Unay | Stars: Vernon Beach, Callie Carman, Delanee Carman, Joe Carman

Votes: 194 | Gross: $0.00M

27. Free to Play (2014)

75 min | Documentary, Action

8.0
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Follow three professional video game players as they overcome personal adversity, family pressures, and the realities of life to compete in a $1,000,000 tournament that could change their lives forever.

Stars: Benedict Lim, Danil Ishutin, Clinton Loomis, Toby Dawson

Votes: 12,696

28. The Real Miyagi (2015)

80 min | Documentary, Action, Biography

7.2
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The life of Fumio Demura, the greatest karate master of a generation.

Director: Kevin Derek | Stars: John G. Avildsen, Billy Blanks, Lauro David Chartrand-DelValle, Michael Chavez

Votes: 648

29. CKY2K (2000 Video)

63 min | Comedy, Documentary, Action

7.4
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Outrageous skate video introduced the world to Bam Margera, the insane, parent hassling daredevil that would gain fame for risking life and limb on MTV's Jackass series. Includes a very ... See full summary »

Director: Bam Margera | Stars: Bam Margera, Brandon DiCamillo, Ryan Dunn, Jess Margera

Votes: 2,361

30. Not a War Story (2017)

90 min | Documentary, Action, Biography

8.0
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Hollywood collides with a group of veterans who are tired of the typical PTSD and valor-portrayed movies and decide to make an original dark humor zombie apocalypse film all on their own.

Director: Tim O'Donnell | Stars: Mana Afshar, Sean Astin, Mat Best, Dane Bingenheimer

Votes: 22

31. Victory at Sea (1952–1953)

30 min | Documentary, Action, War

8.5
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Twenty-six episode series about naval combat during World War Two. Famous for its music score, eloquent narration and combat footage.

Stars: Leonard Graves, Karl Dönitz, Winston Churchill, Andrew Cunningham

Votes: 518

32. Being Evel (2015)

TV-MA | 99 min | Documentary, Action, Biography

7.1
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72 Metascore

The real story behind the myth of American icon Robert 'Evel' Knievel and his legacy.

Director: Daniel Junge | Stars: Ken Berg, Seth Enslow, Ray Gunn, George Hamilton

Votes: 784

33. Cerro Torre: A Snowball's Chance in Hell (2013)

Unrated | 101 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

6.9
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Set against the backdrop of breathtaking Patagonia, David Lama, the worlds youngest climbing world champion, sets out to climb an unfathomable route on Cerro Torre, a mountain once said to be the most difficult in the world.

Director: Thomas Dirnhofer | Stars: David Lama, Peter Ortner, Jim Bridwell, Toni Ponholzer

Votes: 309

34. The Return (I) (2017)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, Action

6.9
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THE RETURN is a 2016 documentary directed by Emmy Award winning director Erich Joiner chronicling Ford GT's return to 24 Hours of Le Mans after their 1966 1-2-3 victory.

Director: Erich Joiner

Votes: 124

35. Chasing the Win (2016)

82 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

8.7
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"There's only one way to win a race, and a million ways to lose it." CHASING THE WIN follows the meteoric rise of a rookie trainer, a down-on-his-luck owner, and their imperfect racehorse ... See full summary »

Directors: Chris Ghelfi, Laura Sheehy | Stars: Carl O'Callaghan, Patrick Sheehy, Denis Sheehy, Mike Smith

Votes: 54

36. Surviving Edged Weapons (1988)

84 min | Documentary, Action, Crime

8.9
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A documentary issued to police in the 80's on how to survive edged-based attacks, primarily blades -- with often comical and novel examples.

Director: Dennis Anderson | Stars: Mickey Dawes, Leo T. Gaje Jr., Dean Gilmore, Kathleen A. Handal

Votes: 249

37. Snowman (2014)

Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

7.2
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From childhood, Kevin Fogolin dreamed of living and working in the mountains. After breaking the shackles of small-town expectations, his dream comes crashing down in a helicopter avalanche... See full summary »

Directors: Mike Douglas, Anthony Bonello | Stars: Leslie Anthony, Rich Barry, James Bateman, Andrew Bowes

Votes: 31

38. Gun Self-Defense for Women (2016)

Documentary, Action, Crime

2.9
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"Gun Self-Defense for Women" teaches women on weapons and self protection. Also includes other self-defense methods shown from experts of that field.

Director: Derek Savage | Stars: Derek Savage, Heidi Harris, Cheryl Prater, Brenda Arnold

Votes: 162

39. Black Code (2016)

90 min | Documentary, Action, Crime

6.0
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A look at the global impact the internet has on free speech, privacy and activism.

Director: Nicholas de Pencier | Stars: Ron Deibert, Felipe Altenfeldor, Wjd Dhnie, Jon Karlung

Votes: 144

40. Planet Dinosaur (2011)

180 min | Documentary, Animation, Action

8.2
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Based on the latest paleontological discoveries from all continents, veteran actor John Hurt narrates the gory, bleak stories of the brutal relationship between the ancient apex predators and their gigantic herbivorous prey.

Star: John Hurt

Votes: 1,113

41. We Are Blood (2015)

Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary, Action, Sport

7.7
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A film celebrating the universal bond created by the simple act of skateboarding.

Director: Ty Evans | Stars: Chris Colbourn, Clive Dixon, Tiago Lemos, Sean Malto

Votes: 372

42. Dust to Glory (2005)

PG | 97 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

7.5
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61 Metascore

A documentary on the Baja 1000, an annual off-road race held in Baja, Mexico that attracts hundreds of racers, their souped-up machines, and thousands of fans.

Director: Dana Brown | Stars: Chad McQueen, Mario Andretti, Sal Fish, James Garner

Votes: 904 | Gross: $0.64M

43. Atomic Blonde: Story in Motion (2017 Video)

4 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

7.2
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Add a Plot

Star: David Leitch

Votes: 24

44. Hell and Back Again (2011)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Action, History

6.5
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81 Metascore

What does it mean to lead men in war? What does it mean to come home? Hell and Back Again is a cinematically revolutionary film that asks and answers these questions with a power and ... See full summary »

Director: Danfung Dennis | Stars: Nathan Harris, Ashley Harris, The Marines of Echo Company, Christian Cabaniss

Votes: 2,132 | Gross: $0.04M

45. Superheroes (2011)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy

6.5
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A journey inside the world of real life caped crusaders. From all over America, these self-proclaimed crime fighters, don masks, homemade costumes and elaborate utility belts in an attempt to bring justice to evildoers everywhere.

Director: Michael Barnett | Stars: Dale Pople, Robin S. Rosenberg

Votes: 1,628

46. Tough Guys (II) (2017)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary, Action, Sport

6.7
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Ten years before the debut of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, two karate promoters and their fighters, a rough group of barroom brawlers, bikers, teachers and steel workers, pioneered the first mixed-martial arts league in the nation.

Directors: Henry Roosevelt, W.B. Zullo | Stars: Amber Banaszewski, Jacquet Bazemore, Jack Bodell, Ann Butler

Votes: 134

47. Time Commanders (2003–2016)

45 min | Documentary, Action, History

8.7
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Each week four contestants come together as a team to recreate a historical battle via computer simulator. With two of the group playing generals with an overview of the battlefield, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Lynette Nusbacher, Eddie Mair, David McAlister, Richard Hammond

Votes: 174

48. Ultimate Fights from the Movies (2002 Video)

Unrated | 53 min | Action, Documentary

6.1
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In their second film compilation following their 'Boogeymen:The Killer Compilation' series, FlixMix takes you into the history of action movies from Hollywood to Hong Kong cinema that spans... See full summary »

Stars: Rab Affleck, Marc Akerstream, Ian Bannen, Andy Beckwith

Votes: 298

49. Bushwhacked! (2012– )

24 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

5.7
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Bushwhacked! is a high-energy, adrenalin-fueled race around Australia in search of weird, wacky and endangered species!

Stars: Kayne Tremills, Kamil Ellis, Brandon Walters

Votes: 15

50. Battles BC (2009– )

Documentary, Action, History

7.8
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From Hannibal to David the Giant Slayer, examine the strategies, tactics and weapons of infamous leaders throughout ancient history.

Stars: Bryan McGowan, Cazzey Louis Cereghino, Brad C. Wilcox, Brian Danner

Votes: 344


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