Watch Documentary Movies (Ziureti Dokumentiniai Filmai)

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1. Trek Nation (2011)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary

The son of the creator of "Star Trek" explores his father's famous creation and how it has affected people.

Director: Scott Colthorp | Stars: J.J. Abrams, Indira Addington, Sallie Baliunas, Majel Barrett

Votes: 635

2. Facing Ali (2009)

R | 100 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

Ten of Muhammad Ali's former rivals pay tribute to the three-time world heavyweight champion.

Director: Pete McCormack | Stars: George Chuvalo, Henry Cooper, George Foreman, Joe Frazier

Votes: 3,241

3. Senna (2010)

PG-13 | 106 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

79 Metascore

A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34.

Director: Asif Kapadia | Stars: Ayrton Senna, Reginaldo Leme, John Bisignano, Neide Senna

Votes: 59,634 | Gross: $1.61M

4. The Other Dream Team (2012)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Sport

69 Metascore

The incredible story of the 1992 Lithuanian basketball team, whose athletes struggled under Soviet rule, became symbols of Lithuania's independence movement, and - with help from the Grateful Dead - triumphed at the Barcelona Olympics.

Director: Marius A. Markevicius | Stars: Sarunas Marciulionis, Arvydas Sabonis, Rimas Kurtinaitis, Jonas Valanciunas

Votes: 3,375 | Gross: $0.13M

5. Indie Game: The Movie (2012)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Drama

73 Metascore

A documentary that follows the journeys of indie game developers as they create games and release those works, and themselves, to the world.

Directors: Lisanne Pajot, James Swirsky | Stars: Jonathan Blow, Brandon Boyer, Renaud Bédard, Anthony Carboni

Votes: 19,890

6. Hawking (2013)

TV-PG | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

Hawking is the extraordinary story of the planet's most famous living scientist, told for the first time in his own words and by those closest to him. Made with unique access to Hawking's ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Finnigan | Stars: Stephen Hawking, Arthur Pelling, Finlay Macrae, Nathan Chapple

Votes: 1,563

8. Free to Play (2014)

75 min | Documentary, Action

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: 12,842

9. Stalin: Inside the Terror (2003 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

A documentary about the life of Stalin and his rise to power. The film includes interviews with surviving members of Stalins family who corroborate historical facts from their perspective.

Director: Tony Bulley | Stars: Kira Alliluyeva, Lilya Azarkina, Simon Sebag Montefiore, Natalya Orlova

Votes: 68

10. Nazi UFO Conspiracy (2008 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, History

A credible investigation of possible connections between UFO sightings in the past half century and secret flying saucer technologies developed by the Nazis in WW2.

Director: Hereward Pelling | Star: Terry MacDonald

Votes: 81

11. Space Dive (2012 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary

A documentary of one man's quest to freefall back to earth from the edge of space, to become the first man to fall faster than the speed of sound.

Director: Colin Barr | Stars: Shaun Dooley, Liev Schreiber, Felix Baumgartner, Joe Kittinger

Votes: 321

12. Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010)

G | 90 min | Documentary, History

86 Metascore

Werner Herzog gains exclusive access to film inside the Chauvet caves of Southern France and captures the oldest known pictorial creations of humanity.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Jean Clottes, Julien Monney, Jean-Michel Geneste

Votes: 14,549 | Gross: $5.23M

13. Encounters at the End of the World (2007)

G | 99 min | Documentary

80 Metascore

Film-maker Werner Herzog travels to the McMurdo Station in Antarctica, looking to capture the continent's beauty and investigate the characters living there.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Scott Rowland, Stefan Pashov, Doug MacAyeal

Votes: 16,638 | Gross: $0.94M

15. Genghis Khan (2005 TV Movie)

58 min | Biography, Drama

Genghis Khan, ruthless leader of the Mongols and sovereign over the vastest empire ever ruled by a single man, was both god and devil - not just in the Middle Ages, but for centuries to come.

Director: Edward Bazalgette | Stars: Orgil Makhaan, Unubold Batbayar, Unurjargal Jigjidsuren, Erdenetsetseg Bazarragchaa

Votes: 532

16. Trashed (2012)

Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary

71 Metascore

Jeremy Irons sets out to discover the extent and effects of the global waste problem, as he travels around the world to beautiful destinations tainted by pollution. This is a meticulous, ... See full summary »

Director: Candida Brady | Stars: Paul Connett, Jeremy Irons, Evangelos Kalafatis, Charles Moore

Votes: 573

17. Samsara (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Music

65 Metascore

Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.

Director: Ron Fricke | Stars: Balinese Tari Legong Dancers, Ni Made Megahadi Pratiwi, Puti Sri Candra Dewi, Putu Dinda Pratika

Votes: 31,418 | Gross: $2.67M

18. Tyson (2008)

R | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

83 Metascore

A mixture of original interviews, archival footage, and photographs sheds light on the life experiences of Mike Tyson.

Director: James Toback | Stars: Mike Tyson, Mills Lane, Trevor Berbick, Cus D'Amato

Votes: 11,929 | Gross: $0.89M

19. Waiting for Lightning (2012)

PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary

45 Metascore

A documentary on pro skateboarder Danny Way's tough childhood and his contributions to the sport, including footage of his jump over the Great Wall of China.

Director: Jacob Rosenberg | Stars: Danny Way, Rob Dyrdek, Travis Pastrana, Laird Hamilton

Votes: 597 | Gross: $0.02M

20. The Science of Interstellar (2015)

51 min | Documentary

The Science of Christopher Nolan's Sci-Fi, Interstellar.

Director: Gail Willumsen | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Kip Thorne, Christopher Nolan, Jonathan Nolan

Votes: 397

21. Manny (I) (2014)

PG-13 | 88 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

35 Metascore

A man who overcame insurmountable odds to become one of the most loved and respected athletes of all time. From a starving teenager who fought to feed his family, to a Congressman working ... See full summary »

Directors: Leon Gast, Ryan Moore | Stars: Jimmy Kimmel, Sardo Mejia, Liam Neeson, Jinkee Pacquiao

Votes: 2,142

22. Antarctica: A Year on Ice (2013)

PG | 91 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

69 Metascore

A visually stunning chronicle of what it is like to live in Antarctica for a full year, including winters isolated from the rest of the world, and enduring months of darkness in the coldest place on Earth.

Director: Anthony Powell | Stars: Anthony Powell, Genevieve Bachman, William Brotman, Michael Christiansen

Votes: 3,156 | Gross: $0.29M

23. Aftermath: Population Zero (2008 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi

Ever wondered what the world would be like without any humans?

Star: Reg E. Cathey

Votes: 1,317

24. Food, Inc. (2008)

PG | 94 min | Documentary, News

80 Metascore

An unflattering look inside America's corporate controlled food industry.

Director: Robert Kenner | Stars: Michael Pollan, Eric Schlosser, Richard Lobb, Vince Edwards

Votes: 48,594 | Gross: $4.42M

25. Jodorowsky's Dune (2013)

PG-13 | 90 min | Documentary

79 Metascore

The story of cult film director Alejandro Jodorowsky's ambitious but ultimately doomed film adaptation of the seminal science fiction novel.

Director: Frank Pavich | Stars: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Michel Seydoux, H.R. Giger, Chris Foss

Votes: 20,093 | Gross: $0.65M

26. Hubble 3D (2010)

G | 45 min | Documentary

79 Metascore

An IMAX 3D camera chronicles the effort of 7 astronauts aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis to repair the Hubble Space Telescope.

Director: Toni Myers | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Scott D. Altman, Megan McArthur, Andrew J. Feustel

Votes: 4,053 | Gross: $52.45M

27. Black Ice (2014)

Not Rated | 53 min | Documentary

The story of the Greenpeace ship and its crew, which set sail to protest the first oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean, only to be detained as pirates by Russian authorities.

Director: Maarten van Rouveroy | Stars: Kumi Naidoo, Rick Steiner, Roman Dolgov, Faiza Oulahsen

Votes: 28

29. Panorama (1953– )
Episode: Ebola Frontline (2014)

45 min | Documentary, News

Panorama spent a month in Sierra Leone following British doctors and nurses who are working in clinics tackling the devastating Ebola outbreak.

Director: Steven Grandison

Votes: 6

30. Life Is Sacred (2014)

106 min | Documentary, Biography, News

Violence is a fact of everyday life in Colombia, where the drug cartels have kept the country in an armed conflict for decades, and where almost all families have lost a loved one.

Directors: Andreas Dalsgaard, Vivana Gomez, Viviana Gómez Echeverry, Nicolás Nørgaard Staffolani

Votes: 76

34. Goldman Sachs - The Bank That Rules the World (2012 TV Movie)

72 min | Documentary

A French documentary about one of the worlds biggest banks and its influence in everyday life.

Directors: Jérôme Fritel, Marc Roche | Star: Steve Bannon

Votes: 402

36. Horizon (1964– )
Episode: Global Weirding (I) (2012)


Something weird seems to be happening to our weather - it appears to be getting more extreme. Horizon follows the scientists who are trying to understand what's been happening to our ... See full summary »

Director: David Stewart | Stars: David Harewood, Helen Chivers, Jason Dunion, Kerry Emanuel

Votes: 8

37. The City Dark (2011)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, News

THE CITY DARK is a feature documentary about the loss of night. After moving to NYC from rural Maine, filmmaker Ian Cheney asks a simple question - do we need the stars? - taking him from ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Cheney

Votes: 314

40. Frontline (1983– )
Episode: Putin's Way (2015)

TV-MA | 55 min | Documentary

FRONTLINE investigates the accusations of criminality and corruption that have surrounded Vladimir Putin's reign in Russia. Tracing his career back over two decades, "Putin's Way" reveals ... See full summary »

Director: Neil Docherty | Stars: Will Lyman, Vladimir Putin, Andrey Zykov, Gillian Findlay

Votes: 155

41. Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

PG-13 | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

79 Metascore

Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock n roller, Rodriguez.

Director: Malik Bendjelloul | Stars: Rodriguez, Stephen 'Sugar' Segerman, Dennis Coffey, Mike Theodore

Votes: 61,131 | Gross: $3.97M

42. Sharon (2007)

90 min | Documentary, News

A look at the work of Israel's controversial former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.

Director: Dror Moreh | Star: Ariel Sharon

Votes: 30

43. Panorama (1953– )
Episode: Tax Havens of the Rich and Powerful Exposed (2016)

30 min | Documentary, News

Richard Bilton explores the shadowy world of tax havens. A huge leak of documents has revealed details of the super-rich, criminals and world leaders who thought their financial secrets were safe.

Directors: Jonathan Coffey, James Oliver | Star: Richard Bilton

45. Chernobyl 30 Years On: Nuclear Heritage (2015)

52 min | Documentary

2016 marked thirty years since history's worst nuclear accident in Chernobyl, Ukraine. Steps are still being taken to contain the radiation and stop leaks, but innovative new solutions must be found to protect people's health.

Directors: Daniel Baar, Matthias Hambsch | Stars: Dwight D. Eisenhower, Sergey Kondratenko, Vladimir Usatenko, Marlies Philipp

Votes: 85