Documentary/Feature Film, Rating Count at least 300, Documentary, English (Sorted by IMDb Rating Descending)



1. I Want to Live (2015)

106 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

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I Want to Live is a documentary on the lives of Kurdish Refugees from Syria, living in refugee camps in Kurdistan. Shot on location, it is set against the Syrian civil war and the ISIS (... See full summary »

Director: Karzan Kardozi

Votes: 1,179

2. Hare Krishna! The Mantra, the Movement and the Swami Who Started It All (2017)

90 min | Documentary

9.5
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41 Metascore

"Hare Krishna!" is a documentary on the life of Srila Prabhupada, the 70-year-old Indian Swami who arrives in America without support or money and ignites a worldwide spiritual phenomenon, now known as the Hare Krishna Movement.

Directors: John Griesser, Jean Griesser, Lauren Ross | Stars: A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami, Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati, George Harrison, Ravi Shankar

Votes: 811 | Gross: $0.13M

3. Uninvited: Marcelo Burlon (2017)

83 min | Documentary

9.4
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The film is a public and private portrait of Marcelo Burlon, one of the most fascinating and influential personalities of the current fashion panorama, a figure at once loved and loathed.

Director: Mattia Colombo | Stars: Devendra Banhart, Marcelo Burlon

Votes: 348

4. Blind Guardian: Imaginations Through the Looking Glass (2004 Video)

220 min | Documentary, Music

9.4
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On June 16-17 of 2003 the German power metal band Blind Guardian organized their own metal festival in their homeland, with the band itself performing on both nights. The show and some material around it are shown in this movie.

Director: Matthias Knézy-Bohm | Stars: Oliver Holzwarth, Hansi Kürsch, Andre Olbrich, Marcus Siepen

Votes: 300

5. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Bette Davis (1977 TV Special)

90 min | Documentary

9.4
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Jane Fonda hosts the AFI Life Achievement Awards ceremony honoring Bette Davis featuring clips from her films and the reminiscences of many co-workers.

Stars: Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Peter Falk, Mia Farrow

Votes: 380

6. Conquering Northern China (2017)

Documentary

9.3
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Popular Youtube vloggers, SerpentZA and Laowhy86, head to the northernmost point of China on their most grueling and punishing adventure to date.

Directors: Ricardo Afonso, Mark Masterton | Stars: Winston Sterzel, Matthew Tye

Votes: 373

7. Dominion (2018)

120 min | Documentary

9.3
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Dominion uses drones, hidden and handheld cameras to expose the dark underbelly of modern animal agriculture, questioning the morality and validity of humankind's dominion over the animal kingdom.

Director: Chris Delforce | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Rooney Mara, Sia, Sadie Sink

Votes: 769

8. That Vitamin Movie (2016)

86 min | Documentary

9.3
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A respected documentary maker, hears from a friend, that his long term depression has been helped after watching a video entitled, "Food matters" and following a nutritional protocol ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Beattie | Stars: Phillip Day, David Brownstein, Helen Saul Case, Hyla Cass

Votes: 926

9. Mama's Heart. Gongadze (2017)

Documentary, Biography, Crime

9.3
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Most intimate, heartbreaking and inspiring confessions by and about Lesya Gongadze's life and her son's disappearance that prompted a revolution.

Director: Vyacheslav Bihun | Stars: Lesya Gongadze, Georgiy Gongadze, Lubomyr Husar, Tamila Alexanian

Votes: 502

10. Bollywood for Beginners (2002 TV Short)

24 min | Documentary, Short

9.3
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The world's most vibrant and colorful cinema comes crashing through the screen in Bollywood for Beginners, a documentary about the characters, traditions, heroes and heroines that drive ... See full summary »

Director: Penelope Jagessar Chaffer | Stars: Shobu Kapoor, Rachel Dwyer, Deepak Verma, Nasreen Munni Kabir

Votes: 659

11. Bollywood im Alpenrausch (2000 TV Special)

Documentary

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Director: Christian Frei | Stars: Peter Kner, Irina Schönen, Thomas Stuckenschmidt, Jakob Tritten

Votes: 868

12. Pink Floyd: P. U. L. S. E. Live at Earls Court (1994 TV Special)

145 min | Documentary, Music

9.3
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Pink Floyd's final live show in 1995.

Director: David Mallet | Stars: David Gilmour, Nick Mason, Richard Wright, Guy Pratt

Votes: 4,139

13. The Weight of Chains 2 (2014)

124 min | Documentary, Comedy, History

9.2
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'The Weight of Chains 2' is a documentary film largely dealing with the effects of the Washington Consensus economic doctrine on the newly established former Yugoslav republics, but also ... See full summary »

Director: Boris Malagurski | Stars: Boris Malagurski, Oliver Stone, Noam Chomsky, Carla Del Ponte

Votes: 986

14. Rock and Roll's Greatest Failure: Otway the Movie (2013)

97 min | Documentary

9.2
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Billed as "rock and roll's greatest failure," musician John Otway offers a lesson in how to survive in showbiz.

Director: Steve Barker | Stars: John Otway, David Crabtree, Eleanor Man, Surani Perera

Votes: 410

15. Sunset Bollywood (2005)

Documentary

9.2
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Anita Kapoor narrates the rise and subsequent fall of three Bollywood one-time mega-stars. Rahul Roy, who came from a non-filmy background, instantly shot into fame with Mahesh Bhatt's '... See full summary »

Director: Komal Tolani | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Bhagyashree, Mahesh Bhatt, Pooja Bhatt

Votes: 666

16. Hullabaloo: Live at Le Zenith, Paris (2002 Video)

150 min | Documentary

9.2
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Concert film of Muse playing in Paris in October 2001, shot over two nights.

Director: Matt Askem | Stars: Matthew Bellamy, Dominic Howard, Chris Wolstenholme

Votes: 305

17. Led Zeppelin DVD (2003 Video)

Not Rated | 320 min | Documentary, Music

9.2
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A double-DVD set which features over five hours of previously unreleased concert and archival performance footage from Led Zeppelin, spanning the years 1969 to 1979.

Directors: Dick Carruthers, Jimmy Page | Stars: Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, John Bonham

Votes: 2,450

18. Nine Inch Nails Live: And All That Could Have Been (2002 Video)

86 min | Documentary, Music

9.2
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A film following Nine Inch Nails' 2000 Fragility Tour, with 18 songs, background commentary and multiple camera angles. Nine Inch Nails Live are: Trent Reznor, Charlie Clouser, Robin Finck,... See full summary »

Director: Rob Sheridan | Stars: Trent Reznor, Charlie Clouser, Robin Finck, Danny Lohner

Votes: 1,177

19. Depeche Mode: Devotional (1993 Video)

93 min | Documentary, Music

9.2
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Depeche Mode live in Europe 1993.

Director: Anton Corbijn | Stars: David Gahan, Martin Gore, Alan Wilder, Andrew Fletcher

Votes: 709

20. Closure (1997 Video)

Documentary, Music

9.2
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A two video set from the band Nine Inch Nails. The first tape consists of all NIN's music videos, including several that were never released previously. The second tape is a documentary of ... See full summary »

Directors: Jonathan Rach, Serge Becker, Peter Christopherson, Eric Goode, Simon Maxwell, Jon Reiss, Mark Romanek, Ben Stokes, Brett Turnbull, Eric Zimmerman | Stars: Charlie Clouser, Robin Finck, Danny Lohner, Trent Reznor

Votes: 845

21. Vikings Season 3: Heavy Is the Head -The Politics of King Ragnar's Rule (2015 Video)

Documentary, Short

9.1
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Stars: Joan Bergin, George Blagden, Jochen Burgtorf, Dee Corcoran

Votes: 342

22. Psycho Family (2017)

TV-14 | 91 min | Documentary

9.1
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The story of Jesse Ridgeway and his family during production of the acclaimed YouTube web series, The Psycho Series.

Director: Brian Spitz | Stars: Jesse Ridgway, Jeffrey Ridgway, Jeffrey Ridgway Jr., Lorenz Abraham

Votes: 527

23. Hans Zimmer: Live in Prague (2017)

Not Rated | 150 min | Documentary, Music

9.1
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The renowned film score composer leads a concert featuring his cinematic compositions.

Director: Tim Van Someren | Stars: Hans Zimmer, Yolanda Charles, Michael Einziger, Nick Glennie-Smith

Votes: 1,565

24. The Poodles: In the Flesh (2010)

Documentary

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Director: Steve Ravic | Stars: Henrik Bergqvist, Pontus Egbert, Christian Lundqvist, Jakob Samuel

Votes: 1,117

25. Saving Mes Aynak (2014)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

9.1
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Saving Mes Aynak follows Afghan archaeologist Qadir Temori as he races against time to save a 5,000-year-old archaeological site in Afghanistan from imminent demolition. A Chinese ... See full summary »

Director: Brent E. Huffman | Star: Qadir Temori

Votes: 1,017

26. Madonna: The Confessions Tour Live from London (2006 TV Special)

Not Rated | 121 min | Documentary, Music, Musical

9.1
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The Confessions Tour is the second live album by American singer and songwriter Madonna. It was released on January 26, 2007 by Warner Bros. Records. Directed by Jonas Åkerlund, the album ... See full summary »

Directors: Jonas Åkerlund, Steven Klein | Stars: Madonna, Stuart Price, Steve Sidelnyk, Monte Pittman

Votes: 1,555

27. Iron Maiden: Live After Death (1985 Video)

90 min | Documentary, Music

9.1
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Part of their World Slavery Tour, this, their Long Beach Arena shows, have finally come to the format of DVD. Bringing you the early tracks of their career and with the themes and backdrops... See full summary »

Director: James Yukich | Stars: Iron Maiden, Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris, Nicko McBrain

Votes: 1,272

28. Dave Matthews Band: The Central Park Concert (2003 TV Special)

Documentary, Music

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Director: Lawrence Jordan | Stars: Dave Matthews, Carter Beauford, Stefan Lessard, LeRoi Moore

Votes: 300

29. Sabrina's Bollywood (2002)

10 min | Documentary, Short

9.1
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A short documentary which won the First Light best documentary award, about a young girl called Sabrina and her love of Bollywood. It takes a light hearted look at Bollywood films, their ... See full synopsis »

Stars: Pak Daddy, Shah Rukh Khan

Votes: 589

30. Iron Maiden: Rock in Rio (2002 Video)

120 min | Documentary, Music

9.1
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Live concert on the back of 'Brave New World' album, showing why they're one of the greats, performing many hits from their long career, a band at its peak.

Director: Dean Karr | Stars: Iron Maiden, Bruce Dickinson, Dave Murray, Janick Gers

Votes: 1,914

31. Queen Live at Wembley '86 (1986 TV Special)

300 min | Documentary, Music

9.1
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One of the world's biggest bands return to the scene of their Live Aid (1985) triumph a year earlier to play all their greatest hits in front of a packed Wembley Stadium.

Director: Gavin Taylor | Stars: Freddie Mercury, John Deacon, Brian May, Roger Taylor

Votes: 2,153

32. A Swedish Elephant (2018)

159 min | Documentary

9.0
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A Swedish Elephant is a feature-length documentary film about the Swedish society of today.

Directors: Göran Uhlin, Richard Gardt | Stars: Zulmai Afzali, Alexander Bard, Arg Blatte, Per Brinkemo

Votes: 341

33. Conquering Southern China (2016)

101 min | Documentary

9.0
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Two seasoned Youtube vloggers bike 5000km through the weirdest and wildest back roads of southern China. Join Winston Sterzel, "The Original China Vlogger," and his fellow Youtuber, C-Milk,... See full summary »

Director: Ricardo Afonso | Stars: Winston Sterzel, Matthew Tye

Votes: 436

34. O.J.: Made in America (2016)

TV-MA | 467 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

9.0
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A chronicle of the rise and fall of O.J. Simpson, whose high-profile murder trial exposed the extent of American racial tensions, revealing a fractured and divided nation.

Director: Ezra Edelman | Stars: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Mike Albanese, Muhammad Ali, Marcus Allen

Votes: 14,384

35. A Billion Lives (2016)

95 min | Documentary, History, News

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35 Metascore

A true story of the vaping revolution and tragic corruption leading to a billion deaths around the world.

Director: Aaron Biebert | Stars: David Goerlitz, Clive Bates, Attila Danko, Delon Human

Votes: 2,704

36. A Very Special Supernatural Special (2014 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 42 min | Documentary

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A behind-the-scenes look at the first nine seasons; interviews with the cast and crew; a look at season ten.

Stars: Jensen Ackles, Rob Benedict, Jeremy Carver, Assaf Cohen

Votes: 1,295

37. Dream Theater: Metropolis 2000 - Scenes from New York (2001 Video)

190 min | Documentary, Music

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Live performance by Dream Theater of their entire album 'Metropolis, pt 2: Scenes from a memory'. Recorded on August 30, 2000, during their concert at the Roseland Ballroom in New York City... See full summary »

Director: Mike Portnoy | Stars: Kent Broadhurst, James LaBrie, John Myung, John Petrucci

Votes: 497

38. Roy Orbison and Friends: A Black and White Night (1988 TV Special)

Not Rated | 64 min | Documentary, Music

9.0
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Rock 'n' roll legend Roy Orbison and some friends, legends in their own right, get together and perform some of Orbison's songs.

Stars: Roy Orbison, Jackson Browne, T Bone Burnett, Elvis Costello

Votes: 872

39. Guns N Roses: Live at the Ritz (1988 Video)

Documentary, Music

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Guns N' Roses performs live at the Ritz in New York, NY on February 2nd 1988.

Director: Scott Kalvert | Stars: Axl Rose, Slash, Duff McKagan, Izzy Stradlin

Votes: 301

40. Elvis: The Comeback Special (1968 TV Special)

50 min | Documentary, Music, Musical

9.0
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After making movies for many years, Elvis Presley makes a comeback tour in 1968.

Director: Steve Binder | Stars: Elvis Presley, Buddy Arett, Barbara Burgess, D.J. Fontana

Votes: 1,271

41. PNYC: Portishead - Roseland New York (1997)

93 min | Documentary, Music

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Portishead concert in the Roseland Ballroom, New York City, on the 24th July 1997 with tracks from the albums "Dummy" and "Portishead" played by the band and a 30 piece orchestra.

Director: Dick Carruthers | Stars: Portishead, Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons, Adrian Utley

Votes: 527

42. România neîmblânzitã (2018)

90 min | Documentary

8.9
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This film is a unique production that reveals the beauty of Romania as it is, raw, magical but fragile at the same time. In the heart of Europe, there is a fabulous wildlife, rich in ... See full synopsis »

Director: Tom Barton-Humphreys | Stars: Victor Rebengiuc, Irina Rimes, Mark Strong

Votes: 410

43. Ruta (2018)

84 min | Documentary

8.9
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The documentary film "Ruta" tells about one of the most accomplished Lithuanian athletes, revealing the backstage of her daily workout, work routine and preparation for the race process.

Directors: Ronaldas Buozis, Rokas Darulis

Votes: 309

44. Scream for Me Sarajevo (2017)

95 min | Documentary, Music, War

8.9
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In 1994 Sarajevo was a city under siege. Mortars and rocket propelled grenades rained onto the city, killing indiscriminately, ever day. Amongst the madness, two United Nations personnel: a... See full summary »

Director: Tarik Hodzic | Stars: Bruce Dickinson, Alen Ajanovic, Esad Bratovic, Mirza Coric

Votes: 636

45. Muse - Live at Rome Olympic Stadium (2013)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Music

8.9
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Muse - Live At Rome Olympic Stadium is the first concert film ever to be filmed in 4K, a format soon to be adopted by Hollywood as standard for all blockbuster films. The show filmed on the... See full summary »

Director: Matt Askem | Stars: Matthew Bellamy, Dominic Howard, Chris Wolstenholme

Votes: 332

46. Game of Thrones: Costumes (2011 Video)

9 min | Documentary

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An in-depth look at the intricate costume designs created for the HBO drama series 'Game of Thrones.'

Stars: Amrita Acharia, Mark Addy, Roger Allam, Alfie Allen

Votes: 450

47. Game of Thrones: Season 2 - Character Profiles (2013 Video)

TV-14 | 16 min | Documentary, Short

8.9
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Get to know the major power players in Season 2 of 'Game of Thrones' with these seven profiles, including Renly and Stannis Baratheon, Robb Stark, Theon Greyjoy and more.

Stars: Alfie Allen, Gethin Anthony, John Bradley, Emilia Clarke

Votes: 1,128

48. The Epic Journey (2015)

Documentary

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Join co-hosts Tim Chey and Anna Sims as they travel around the world uncovering stories of God's miracles in this epic journey to 37 countries. Premiered on Daystar TV - Reaching 55 million homes nationwide.

Director: Timothy A. Chey | Stars: Timothy A. Chey, Anna Sims, John Malcolm, Elwin Ahu

Votes: 615

49. Pearl Jam: Immagine in Cornice - Live in Italy 2006 (2007 Video)

Documentary, Music

8.9
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A band plays music in Italy. Eddie sweeps a bell tower.

Director: Danny Clinch | Stars: Eddie Vedder, Kenneth 'Boom' Gaspar, Jeff Ament, Matt Cameron

Votes: 361

50. Rush: R30 (2005 Video)

Not Rated | 130 min | Documentary, Music

8.9
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The band Rush performs live at the Festhalle in Frankfurt, Germany on their 30th Anniversary Tour.

Director: Pierre Lamoureux | Stars: Rush, Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, Neil Peart

Votes: 484


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