Diego's Documentaries

by diegoamadolivaran | created - 16 May 2018 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public

List of all the documentaries -movie, short or series- I've watched so far in my life (at least the ones I remember).

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1. The Toys That Made Us (2017– )

TV-14 | 46 min | Documentary, History

The minds behind history's most iconic toy franchises discuss the rise (and sometimes fall) of their billion-dollar creations.

Stars: Donald Ian Black, Mark Bellomo, David Vonner, Jordan Bryce

Votes: 3,419

2. I'm Still (2013)

120 min | Documentary, Musical

A trip through the diversity of black and native Peruvian music.

Director: Javier Corcuera

Votes: 74

3. The Road to Guantanamo (2006)

R | 95 min | Documentary, Drama, War

64 Metascore

Part drama, part documentary, The Road to Guantánamo focuses on the Tipton Three, a trio of British Muslims who were held in Guantanamo Bay for two years until they were released without charge.

Directors: Mat Whitecross, Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Riz Ahmed, Farhad Harun, Waqar Siddiqui, Arfan Usman

Votes: 10,941 | Gross: $0.32M

4. American Grindhouse (2010)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy

A documentary about the history of exploitation movies, from the silent movie era to the 1970s.

Director: Elijah Drenner | Stars: Robert Forster, Eric Schaefer, Eddie Muller, John Landis

Votes: 2,064 | Gross: $0.01M

5. Earthlings (2005)

95 min | Documentary

Using hidden cameras and never-before-seen footage, Earthlings chronicles the day-to-day practices of the largest industries in the world, all of which rely entirely on animals for profit.

Director: Shaun Monson | Star: Joaquin Phoenix

Votes: 16,306

6. 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: 48,049 | Gross: $4.42M

7. The Wolfpack (2015)

R | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

75 Metascore

Confined in an apartment from a New York housing project, the six Angulo brothers learned everything they know about the world through watching films and spend their time reenacting their favorite movies with intricate homemade costumes.

Director: Crystal Moselle | Stars: Bhagavan Angulo, Govinda Angulo, Jagadisa Angulo, Krsna Angulo

Votes: 11,192 | Gross: $1.30M

8. 21-87 (1964)

Not Rated | 10 min | Documentary, Short

Snippets from discarded footage, and with footage shot on the streets of Montreal and New York City, combined to a collage with the underlying argument as to whether man is a complex machine or a creature with a soul.

Director: Arthur Lipsett

Votes: 477

9. Keith Richards: Under the Influence (2015)

TV-PG | 81 min | Documentary, Music

62 Metascore

A portrait of Keith Richards that takes us on a journey to discover the genesis of his sound as a songwriter, guitarist and performer.

Director: Morgan Neville | Stars: Steve Jordan, Keith Richards, Waddy Wachtel, Tom Waits

Votes: 2,473

10. The Linguists (2008)

65 min | Documentary

David and Greg are "The Linguists," who document languages on the verge of extinction. In the rugged landscapes of Siberia, India, and Bolivia, their resolve is tested by institutionalized racism and violent economic unrest.

Directors: Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller, Jeremy Newberger | Stars: Gregory D.S. Anderson, K. David Harrison

Votes: 220

11. Chef's Table (2015– )
Episode: Alex Atala (2016)

TV-MA | Documentary

A look at chef Alex Atala wild spirit and love for the Amazon and his restaurant (D.O.M), in Brazil.

Director: Clay Jeter | Stars: Alex Atala, Luiz Américo Camargo, David Chang

Votes: 389

12. 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.

Director: Kevin Burns | Stars: George Lucas, Linda Ellerbee, Tom Brokaw, Newt Gingrich

Votes: 609

13. 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.

Directors: Edith Becker, Kevin Burns | Stars: Robert Clotworthy, Walter Cronkite, George Lucas, Steven Spielberg

Votes: 3,243

15. La Cantuta en la Boca del Diablo (2011)

90 min | Documentary

The documentary follows the steps of eminent journalist Edmundo Cruz of the investigation that he and other journalists conducted into the murder of the university professor and 9 students,... See full summary »

Director: Amanda Gonzales | Stars: Raida Condor, Edmundo Cruz, Gisella Ortiz Perea, Francisco Soberón

16. Look, Up in the Sky! The Amazing Story of Superman (2006 TV Special)

Not Rated | 115 min | Documentary, History

The history of the comic book superhero, Superman in his various media incarnations.

Director: Kevin Burns | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Gerard Jones, Forrest J. Ackerman, Elliot S. Maggin

Votes: 1,099

17. Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)

Unrated | 88 min | Documentary, Horror

A documentary on the history of the slasher film.

Director: Jeff McQueen | Stars: Ed Green, Wes Craven, John Carpenter, Joseph Stefano

Votes: 3,152

18. Catfish (2010)

PG-13 | 87 min | Documentary, Drama, Mystery

65 Metascore

Young filmmakers document their colleague's budding online friendship with a young woman and her family which leads to an unexpected series of discoveries.

Directors: Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman | Stars: Nev Schulman, Ariel Schulman, Henry Joost, Angela Wesselman-Pierce

Votes: 38,885 | Gross: $3.23M

19. Secrets from Another Place: Creating Twin Peaks (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary

A select group of key creative forces involved in the making of Twin Peaks reveals their take on the fascinating creation and journey of the wildly popular show.

Director: Charles de Lauzirika | Stars: Mark Frost, David J. Latt, Johanna Ray, Sheryl Lee

Votes: 190

20. A Slice of Lynch (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 30 min | Documentary, Short

David Lynch, Mädchen Amick, Kyle MacLachlan and John Wentworth reminisce about "Twin Peaks" while seated at a diner counter.

Director: Charles de Lauzirika | Stars: David Lynch, Kyle MacLachlan, Mädchen Amick, John Wentworth

Votes: 205

21. How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr Foster? (2010)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, Biography

51 Metascore

The film traces the rise of one of the world's premier architects, Norman Foster, and his unending quest to improve the quality of life through design.

Directors: Carlos Carcas, Norberto López Amado | Stars: Norman Foster, Deyan Sudjic

Votes: 647 | Gross: $0.01M

22. Kedi (2016)

Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary

78 Metascore

A profile of an ancient city and its unique people, seen through the eyes of the most mysterious and beloved animal humans have ever known, the Cat.

Director: Ceyda Torun | Stars: Yaman Barlas, Sari, Arzu Göl, Kemal Suncu

Votes: 11,268 | Gross: $2.83M

23. Making a Murderer (2015– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Crime

Filmed over a 10-year period, Steven Avery, a DNA exoneree who, while in the midst of exposing corruption in local law enforcement, finds himself the prime suspect in a grisly new crime.

Stars: Dolores Avery, Steven Avery, Ken Kratz, Brendan Dassey

Votes: 78,702

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: 19,359 | Gross: $0.65M

26. Steam of Life (2010)

81 min | Documentary

Finnish men in sauna, speaking straight from the heart.

Directors: Joonas Berghäll, Mika Hotakainen | Stars: Timo Aalto, Pekka Ahonen, Aarne Aksila, Mauno Alasuutari

Votes: 2,353

27. Breaking Habits (2018)

TV-14 | 87 min | Documentary

52 Metascore

A group of activists led by a self-proclaimed nun seek to legitimize their marijuana farm in Merced County, California.

Director: Robert Ryan | Star: Sister Kate

Votes: 103

28. Why Are We Creative: The Centipede's Dilemma (2018)

84 min | Documentary

A 30 years odyssey: the world's most intriguing artists and thinkers from the fields of visual art, music, filmmaking, acting, literature, philosophy, politics, business and science, are asked the same question: "Why are you creative?"

Director: Hermann Vaske | Stars: Marina Abramovic, Weiwei Ai, Mariya Alyokhina, Laurie Anderson

Votes: 290

29. Smog Wars (2018)

56 min | Documentary

Following the historically smoggy Polish winter of 2016/2017, a Warsaw father of an asthmatic son searches for answers about why air pollution continues to be a major problem in Poland - ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan L. Ramsey

30. Christiane Amanpour: Sex & Love Around the World (2018– )

Documentary

CNN's award-winning journalist, Christiane Amanpour travels around the world to talk with women about the rules of engagement in relationships and intimacy. In this six-part documentary ... See full summary »

Star: Christiane Amanpour

Votes: 493

31. Jim: The James Foley Story (2016)

TV-MA | 111 min | Documentary, Biography

73 Metascore

An in-depth look at the life and work of American journalist James Foley, who was killed by ISIS terrorists in 2014.

Director: Brian Oakes | Stars: James Foley, Unai Aranzadi, Zac Baillie, Manu Brabo

Votes: 1,282

32. Tell No One (2019)

121 min | Documentary

The documentary follows the true and elaborate depiction of pedophilia in the Polish Catholic Church.

Director: Tomasz Sekielski | Stars: Franciszek Cybula, Irena Drewla, Stanislaw Gadecki, Slawoj Leszek Glodz

Votes: 2,265

33. Game of Thrones: The Last Watch (2019 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 114 min | Documentary

Chronicling the creation of Game of Thrones (2011)'s final season, its most ambitious and complicated one.

Director: Jeanie Finlay | Stars: Kevin Alexander, Alfie Allen, Jacob Anderson, Gethin Anthony

Votes: 4,641

34. Mi Barrios Altos Querido (2019)

79 min | Documentary

Five stories about dignity in the most beloved (and feared) neighborhood of Lima, Peru.

Director: Jimmy Valdivieso | Stars: David Ayala Del Río, Elsa Collado de Valentín, Ana Escobar Lara, Wilfredo Madalengoitia



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