Most Popular Animation Documentaries
1. Cobain: Montage of Heck (2015)
TV-MA | 145 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography
2. Tower (2016)
TV-14 | 82 min | Documentary, Animation, Crime
Animation, testimony, and archival footage combine to relate the events of August 1, 1966 when a gunman opened fire from the University of Texas clock tower, killing 16 people.
Votes: 5,738 | Gross: $0.09M
3. Chris the Swiss (2018)
Croatia, 7th of January 1992: In the middle of the war a young journalists' body is being found dressed with an uniform of the international mercenary group. 19 years later, his cousin Anja Kofmel detects his story.
Unrated | 40 min | Documentary, Animation, Short
This program strives to give the viewer an impression of what it is like to actually be on the moon. It provides a romantic, inspirational depiction of the Apollo astronauts travels on the ... See full summary »
Votes: 853 | Gross: $34.14M
6. Naila and the Uprising (2017)
76 min | Documentary, Animation, History
When a nation-wide uprising breaks out in 1987, a woman in Gaza must make a choice between love, family, and freedom. Undaunted, she embraces all three, joining a clandestine network of ... See full summary »
7. Video Games: The Movie (2014)
Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Animation, History
Learn how video games are made, marketed, and consumed by looking back at gaming history and culture through the eyes of game developers, publishers, and consumers.
Votes: 5,149 | Gross: $0.02M
8. Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? (2013)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Animation
A series of interviews featuring linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky done in hand-drawn animation.
Votes: 3,019 | Gross: $0.13M
10. Leftovers (I) (2017)
70 min | Documentary, Animation
Photographer Seth Hancock was ASKED to make a documentary on a subject matter that meant nothing to him - Senior Citizens and Hunger. So he traveled across America to discover why senior ... See full summary »
11. March of the Dinosaurs (2011 TV Movie)
87 min | Documentary, Animation, Drama
Set 70 million years ago in the Cretaceous period in North America, this animated docu/drama follows the journey of a young Edmontosaurus named Scar and his herd as they migrate south for ... See full summary »
12. Alien Planet (2005 TV Movie)
94 min | Documentary, Animation, Adventure
The CGI or computer animated drama/documentary takes place on Darwin IV, a planet 6.5 light years from earth, with 2 suns and 60% of Earth's gravity. Having identified Darwin as a world ... See full summary »
13. Chicago 10 (2007)
R | 110 min | Documentary, Animation, History
Archival footage, animation, and music are used to look back at the eight anti-war protesters who were put on trial following the 1968 Democratic National Convention.
Votes: 1,138 | Gross: $0.18M
15. Nae Pasaran (2018)
96 min | Documentary, Animation, History
In a Scottish town in 1974, factory workers refuse to carry out repairs on warplane engines in an act of solidarity against the violent military coup in Chile. Four years pass before the ... See full summary »
16. Victory Through Air Power (1943)
70 min | Documentary, Animation, History
An animated documentary promoting of the soundness of strategic aerial bombing in World War II.
Votes: 714 | Gross: $0.80M
17. Ghetto Uprising: The Untold Story (2017)
61 min | Documentary, Animation, Drama
The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising has become a symbol of heroism throughout the world, but it's generally accepted story is incomplete. Among the fighters was a group that was not granted ... See full summary »
18. The Short Films of David Lynch (2002 Video)
97 min | Documentary, Animation, Drama
A collection of visionary director David Lynch's short films from the first 29 years of his career is accompanied by a special introduction to each film by the director himself.
19. Nuts! (I) (2016)
Unrated | 79 min | Documentary, Animation
The mostly true story of Dr. John Romulus Brinkley, an eccentric genius who built an empire with his goat-testicle impotence cure and a million-watt radio station.
20. 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: 594 | Gross: $0.04M
21. American: The Bill Hicks Story (2009)
Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography
Photo-animated feature documentary, uniquely narrated by the 10 people who knew Bill best.
Votes: 4,504 | Gross: $0.09M
22. Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (2007)
Unrated | 40 min | Documentary, Animation, Short
Brings to life some of the most bizarre, ferocious and fascinating creatures to ever inhabit the ocean. Combines animation with recreations in a prehistoric adventure. A journey to the ... See full summary »
Votes: 854 | Gross: $23.55M
23. The Creep Behind the Camera (2014)
Not Rated | 111 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography
An exploration of the making of b-movie sci-fi cult classic "The Creeping Terror" and its con-man director Art "A.J." Nelson/Vic Savage.
24. Tyrus (2015)
73 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography
TYRUS examines the life and work of pioneering Chinese American artist Tyrus Wong. Beginning with his arrival to the immigration detention center at Angel Island in 1919, nine year old ... See full summary »
27. Exploring the Reef (2003 Video)
7 min | Documentary, Animation, Short
Jean-Michael Cousteau's documentary about the Great Barrier Reef keeps getting interrupted by Nemo, Marlin and Dory.
29. La strada dei Samouni (2018)
128 min | Documentary, Animation
In the rural outskirts of Gaza City a small community of farmers, the Samouni extended family, is about to celebrate a wedding. It's going to be the first celebration since the latest war. ... See full summary »
Director: Stefano Savona
31. The Silent Truth (2010)
Not Rated | 56 min | Documentary, Animation, Crime
Murder or Suicide? On a military base in Iraq, PFC LaVena Lynn Johnson is found dead, shot in the head. The Army rules it a suicide, however information obtained through the Freedom of ... See full summary »
32. Old Man (2012)
7 min | Documentary, Animation, Short
For more then 20 years Charles Manson has refused to communicate to the outside world. Until now. These are actual never before heard phone conversations between Canadian best selling author Marlin Marynick and Charles Manson.
33. Woody Woodpecker and His Friends (1982 Video)
80 min | Animation, Documentary
A compilation of ten clasic Walter Lantz cartoons: Knock Knock (1940), The Bandmaster (1947), Ski for Two (1944), Hot Noon or 12 O'Clock for Surf (1953), The Legend of Rockabye Point (1955)... See full summary »
34. Rezo (2017)
62 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography | Completed
Rezo is a movie told and painted by Rezo Gabriadze, Georgian artist, writer and creator of Marionette theatre. The movie is an autobiographical animated documentary questioning ideas of ... See full summary »
Director: Levan Gabriadze
35. Why Man Creates (1968)
29 min | Documentary, Animation, Short
Through several amusing live action and animated vignettes, Saul Bass illustrates a fundamental and essential particularity of human nature that keeps us alive and the world turning, ... See full summary »
36. El Crazy Che (2015)
83 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography
EL CRAZY CHE is a documentary about the most amazing case of industrial espionage: the unbelievable true life of an Argentine engineer who became a cold war spy. While he was working at AMD... See full summary »
45. When Dinosaurs Roamed America (2001 TV Movie)
Unrated | 90 min | Animation, Documentary
The life of American dinosaurs is seen in amazing detail. The Feathered Dromeosaurs (Raptors) debut on this film along with the bizarre Therizinosaur. Each story is compelling and ... See full summary »
47. Fish Out of Water (I) (2009)
Unrated | 60 min | Documentary, Animation, History
A documentary that faces down the controversies between homosexuality and religion, examining Bible verses quoted as condemnatory and discussing alternative meanings.
48. Kiss the Water (2013)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography
In a small cottage on the northern coast of Scotland, Megan Boyd twirled tiny bits of feather and fur, silver and gold into fishing flies that were at once works of art, magical - and ... See full summary »
50. Bugs Bunny Superstar (1975)
Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, Animation, Family
Animator Robert Clampett presents a history of "Termite Terrace," the little shack on the Warner Brothers studio lot which in the 1930's and 1940's housed the animation unit which gave ... See full summary »