Documentaries I have seenby darht-discrupto | created - 11 Sep 2018 | updated - 1 week ago | Public
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1. Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond (2017)
TV-MA | 94 min | Documentary
Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
An exploration of the global power and impact of the music of John Coltrane where the passions, experiences and forces that shaped his life and revolutionary sounds are revealed.
Votes: 1,559 | Gross: $0.41M
3. 27: Gone Too Soon (2018)
TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary, Music
An examination of the lives and deaths of the six most famous members of the '27 Club' - musicians who have died aged 27: Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain and Amy Winehouse.
4. The Brit Who Tried to Kill Trump (2017 TV Movie)
45 min | Documentary, Crime
A young man from Dorking attempted to assassinate the would-be president. Now, a BBC documentary lays bare his life in US prison.
5. The Defiant Ones (2017)
60 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
"The Defiant Ones" examines the partnership between Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre - one the son of a Brooklyn longshoreman, the other straight out of Compton - and their leading roles in a chain of transformative events in contemporary culture.
6. 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.
7. How the Beatles Changed the World (2017 Video)
TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary, History, Music
The history of The Beatles and their influence on everything from music, art, and culture to fashion and politics.
Not Rated | 114 min | Documentary, Music
A documentation of the influences that went on to help create the seminal album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
9. Sample This (2012)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary that reveals how a forgotten record by the Incredible Bongo Band helped cement the foundation of hip hop when DJ Herc extended its percussion by playing them back to back, creating an anthem on the streets of the Bronx.
11. I Called Him Morgan (2016)
92 min | Documentary, Drama, History
An exploration of the relationship between jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan and his common-law wife Helen, who was implicated in his murder in 1972.
Votes: 1,253 | Gross: $0.10M
12. Bowie: The Man Who Changed the World (2016)
85 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Combining footage from interviews with the late great David Bowie and contributions from those who knew him personally, this documentary celebrates the illustrious life of one of the greatest artists to ever grace the stage.
14. You Laugh But It's True (2011)
Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
In the world of stand-up comedy in South Africa, Trevor Noah uses his childhood experiences in a biracial family during apartheid to prepare for his first one-man show.
15. Hip-Hop Evolution (2016– )
TV-MA | 90 min | Documentary, Music
MC and journalist Shad Kabango meets with Hip-Hop's biggest stars to retrace how Hip-Hop became the world's most popular music, but realizes that Hip-Hop's true legacy is something much more profound.
16. Comedian (2002)
R | 82 min | Documentary, Comedy
A look at the work of two stand-up comics, Jerry Seinfeld and a lesser-known newcomer, detailing the effort and frustration behind putting together a successful act and career while living a life on the road.
Votes: 6,224 | Gross: $2.74M
Unrated | 106 min | Documentary, Music
A compilation of found footage featuring music, interviews, and stories of The Beatles' 250 concerts from 1963 to 1966.
Votes: 10,255 | Gross: $2.93M
18. ReMastered: Tricky Dick and the Man in Black (2018 TV Movie)
59 min | Biography
Concerned by a rising rock-n-roll influence on a growing liberal fanbase, President Nixon invited Johnny Cash to the White House to solidify his base in the traditionally more conservative ... See full summary »
19. ReMastered: Who Shot the Sheriff? (2018 TV Movie)
57 min | Documentary
The violent political suppression of the roots reggae movement in Jamaica told through an investigation into Jamaican politics and the CIA's involvement in the mysterious shooting of Bob Marley.
20. Quincy (2018)
TV-MA | 124 min | Documentary
An intimate look into the life of icon Quincy Jones. A unique force in music and popular culture for 70 years, Jones has transcended racial and cultural boundaries; his story is inextricably woven into the fabric of America.
21. ReMastered: Who Killed Jam Master Jay? (2018 TV Movie)
58 min | Documentary
Run DMC's Jam Master Jay was shot and killed in a Jamaica, Queens recording studio in 2002. Despite six witnesses present at the murder, no one has ever been convicted.
23. Fahrenheit 11/9 (2018)
R | 128 min | Documentary
Votes: 14,791 | Gross: $6.35M
24. Trigger Warning with Killer Mike (2019– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Documentary, Comedy
Conducting a different social experiment in each episode -- including only spending money in the black community for three days, helping the Crips cash in on its personal brand by launching... See full summary »
25. Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (2011)
PG | 80 min | Documentary
The Muppet Elmo is one of the most beloved characters among children across the globe. Meet the unlikely man behind the puppet - the heart and soul of Elmo - Kevin Clash.
Votes: 6,551 | Gross: $0.30M
26. ReMastered: Massacre at the Stadium (2019 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 64 min | Documentary, Drama
This documentary questions who killed Victor Jara, Chilean musician and activist who died during the dictatorship in his country.
27. Larry Charles' Dangerous World of Comedy (2019– )
60 min | Documentary, Comedy
Legendary comedy writer and director Larry Charles travels the world in search of humor in the most unusual, unexpected and dangerous places.
28. ReMastered: The Miami Showband Massacre (2019 TV Movie)
71 min | Documentary, Crime, Music
In 1974, while on the way home from a gig, the apolitical rock group, The Miami Showband, fell into the crosshairs of a Protestant unionist paramilitary group that planted explosives on their bus when it was stopped at a fake checkpoint.
29. ReMastered: Devil at the Crossroads (2019 TV Movie)
48 min | Documentary, Biography
A look at the short, mysterious life of blues legend, Robert Johnson, who was said to have made a deal with the Devil at a crossroads in rural Mississippi.
American Experience (1988– )
The Massie Affair
TV-PG | 53 min | Documentary, Biography, History
In 1931, Honolulu's tropical tranquility was shattered when a young Navy wife made an allegation of rape against five islanders.
36. Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes (2018)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Music
A revelatory, thrilling and emotional journey behind the scenes of Blue Note Records, the pioneering label that gave voice to some of the finest jazz artists of the 20th and 21st centuries.
37. This Is It (2009)
PG | 111 min | Documentary, Drama, Music
A compilation of interviews, rehearsals, and backstage footage of Michael Jackson as he prepared for his series of sold-out shows in London.
Votes: 37,367 | Gross: $72.09M
TV-MA | 142 min | Documentary, Biography, History
In an alchemic mix of fact and fantasy, Martin Scorsese looks back at Bob Dylan's 1975 Rolling Thunder Revue tour and a country ripe for reinvention.
42. Dolly Parton: Here I Am (2019 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary, Music
In this documentary, the life, career and music of Dolly Parton are reflected in interviews with friends and companions and the artist herself, interlaced with clips of Parton's performances.