Best documentary films...by sebasarena | created - 1 month ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
...that I have seen.
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1. The Mindscape of Alan Moore (2005)
TV-G | 80 min | Documentary, Biography
Alan Moore writer, artist and performer is the world's most critically acclaimed and widely admired creator of comic books and graphic novels.
TV-14 | 106 min | Documentary
Alex Gibney explores the charged issue of pedophilia in the Catholic Church, following a trail from the first known protest against clerical sexual abuse in the United States and all the way to the Vatican.
4. Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed (2007 TV Movie)
155 min | Documentary
Filmmakers, critics and even politicians discuss the social impact of the "Star Wars" films and the franchise's reliance in mythology and history.
6. Jodorowsky's Dune (2013)
PG-13 | 90 min | Documentary
The story of cult film director Alejandro Jodorowsky's ambitious but ultimately doomed film adaptation of the seminal science fiction novel.
Votes: 20,061 | Gross: $0.65M
American Masters (1985– )
Andy Warhol: A Documentary
TV-14 | 240 min | Documentary, Biography
Ric Burns unearths rarely seen footage and offers keen observations on the life and artistic influence of Andy Warhol.
8. Love, Marilyn (2012)
Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, Biography
Modern day celebrities interpret excerpts from memoirs written by people who knew Marilyn Monroe as well as her recently discovered personal journals and letters.
13. Sicko (2007)
PG-13 | 123 min | Documentary, Drama
A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories including shotgun deaths.
Votes: 72,595 | Gross: $24.54M
14. Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures (2001)
Not Rated | 142 min | Documentary, Biography
The career and life of Stanley Kubrick is explored through pictures, clips from his films, his old home movies, comments from his colleagues and a narration by Tom Cruise.
15. Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child (2010)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary
Director Tamra Davis pays homage to her friend in this definitive documentary but also delves into Basquiat as an iconoclast. His dense, bebop-influenced neoexpressionist work emerged while... See full summary »
Votes: 1,958 | Gross: $0.26M
17. Jim Carrey: I Needed Color (2017)
6 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
Jim Carrey was once the king of movie comedies, but he's been something of a recluse on the big screen over the last several years. His last string of starring roles came in 2013 and 2014 ... See full summary »
22. Empire of Dreams: The Story of the 'Star Wars' Trilogy (2004 Video)
151 min | Documentary, History, Sci-Fi
An in-depth making of documentary about the original Star Wars trilogy, covering the productions of the three films and their impact on popular culture.
27. All About Us (1993 Video)
55 min | Documentary
All About US is an interesting foray into the thinking and the technology that lies behind the most popular tracks from Peter Gabriel's US album. It contains documentary coverage of the ... See full summary »
28. Side by Side (2012)
Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary
The documentary investigates the history, process and workflow of both digital and photochemical film creation.
Votes: 12,754 | Gross: $0.03M
29. March of the Penguins (2005)
G | 80 min | Documentary, Family
In the Antarctic, every March since the beginning of time, the quest begins to find the perfect mate and start a family.
Votes: 54,571 | Gross: $77.44M
Pioneers of Television (2008– )
Robin Williams Remembered
TV-PG | 53 min | Documentary, History
Celebrating the life of Robin Williams with interviews, tributes and clips from his career.
32. Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012)
R | 91 min | Documentary
A documentary that chronicles artist and activist Ai Weiwei as he prepares for a series of exhibitions and gets into an increasing number of clashes with the Chinese government.
Votes: 4,076 | Gross: $0.53M
American Masters (1985– )
Woody Allen: A Documentary
Not Rated | 192 min | Documentary, Biography
A documentary on Woody Allen that trails him on his movie sets and follows him back to Brooklyn as he visits his childhood haunts.