Documentaries to Watch outby coolbuddy316619 | created - 26 Sep 2015 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
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1. Planet Earth (2006)
TV-PG | 538 min | Documentary
Emmy Award-winning, 11 episodes, five years in the making, the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC, and the first to be filmed in high definition.
2. Nanking (2007)
R | 88 min | Biography, History, War
Through readings of historical account by actors and the testimony of survivors, the events of the Nanjing Massacre are recounted.
Votes: 3,246 | Gross: $0.16M
3. City of Life and Death (2009)
R | 133 min | Drama, History, War
In 1937, Japan occupied Nanjing, the Chinese capital. There was a battle and subsequent atrocities against the inhabitants, especially those who took refuge in the International Security Zone.
Votes: 9,739 | Gross: $0.12M
4. City of War: The Story of John Rabe (2009)
134 min | Biography, Drama, History
A true-story account of a German businessman who saved more than 200,000 Chinese during the Nanjing massacre in 1937-38.
Votes: 5,840 | Gross: $0.07M
8. Apocalypse: The Rise of Hitler (2011– )
108 min | Documentary, History, War
Chronicles Hitler's life as a failed painter and far-right activist up to his election as Chancellor of Germany, leading to his relentless rise to power, culminating in the beginning of World War II.
9. The Soviet Story (2008)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, History, War
The Soviet Story offers an alternative history of an Allied power, which helped the Nazis to fight Jews and which slaughtered its own people on an industrial scale.
10. The Weight of Chains (2010)
Not Rated | 125 min | Documentary, History, News
The Weight of Chains is a Canadian documentary film that takes a critical look at the role that the US, NATO and the EU played in the tragic breakup of a once peaceful and prosperous ... See full summary »
11. Terrorstorm (2006 Video)
Not Rated | 113 min | Documentary
Throughout history, criminal elements inside governments have carried out terror attacks against their own populations as a pretext to enslave them. TerrorStorm reveals how, in the last ... See full summary »
12. Endgame (2007 Video)
Unrated | 139 min | Documentary
For the New World Order, a world government is just the beginning. Once in place they can engage their plan to exterminate 80% of the world's population, while enabling the "elites" to live... See full summary »
13. New World Order (2009)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary
This documentary explores the activities of Alex Jones, Jim Tucker, Jack McLamb, and Luke Rudkowski. The film focuses on their efforts to expose the highly secretive meetings of the Bilderberg Group.
14. A Noble Lie: Oklahoma City 1995 (2011)
Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary
The 1995 bombing in Oklahoma City was a direct blow to the heart of America. 168 people were killed, including nineteen children. For those watching the nightly news, terrorism had come ... See full summary »
15. The End of America (2008)
74 min | Documentary
"The End of America" details the ten steps a country takes when it slides toward fascism. It's not a "lefty" taught-to-me, but rather a historical look at trends in once-functioning ... See full summary »
16. Heist: Who Stole the American Dream? (2011)
Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary, History, News
Heist: Who Stole the American Dream? reveals how American corporations orchestrated the dismantling of middle-class prosperity through rampant deregulation, the outsourcing of jobs, and tax... See full summary »
17. Surviving Progress (2011)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary
Theorists consider the evolution of human society and question the sustainability of the current paradigm.
Votes: 1,729 | Gross: $0.05M
18. Pandora's Promise (2013)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary
A feature-length documentary about the history and future of nuclear power. The film explores how and why mankind's most feared and controversial technological discovery is now passionately... See full summary »
Votes: 1,756 | Gross: $0.07M
20. End of the Road: How Money Became Worthless (2012)
Unrated | 55 min | Documentary
Wall Street is being occupied. Europe is collapsing in on itself. Around the world, people are consumed by fear and anger, and one question is on everyone's lips: Is the financial crisis ... See full summary »
21. The Crisis of Civilization (2011)
Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary, History, News
The Crisis Civilization is a documentary feature film investigating how global crises like ecological disaster, financial meltdown, dwindling oil reserves, terrorism and food shortages are ... See full summary »
22. Blue Gold: World Water Wars (2008)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
Wars of the future will be fought over water as they are over oil today, as the source of human survival enters the global marketplace and political arena. Corporate giants, private ... See full summary »
23. The Future of Food (2004)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary
THE FUTURE OF FOOD offers an in-depth investigation into the disturbing truth behind the unlabeled, patented, genetically engineered foods that have quietly filled grocery store shelves for the past decade.
Votes: 1,372 | Gross: $0.08M
24. Food Matters (2008)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary
Food Matters examines how the food we eat can help or hurt our health. Nutritionists, naturopaths, doctors, and journalists weigh in on such topics as organic food, food safety, raw foodism, and nutritional therapy.
26. Super Size Me (2004)
PG | 100 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
While examining the influence of the fast food industry, Morgan Spurlock personally explores the consequences on his health of a diet of solely McDonald's food for one month.
Votes: 96,473 | Gross: $11.53M
27. An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
PG | 96 min | Documentary, News
Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim follows Al Gore on the lecture circuit, as the former presidential candidate campaigns to raise public awareness of the dangers of global warming and calls for immediate action to curb its destructive effects on the environment.
Votes: 77,950 | Gross: $23.81M
28. Vanishing of the Bees (2009)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, History
This documentary takes a piercing investigative look at the economic, political and ecological implications of the worldwide disappearance of the honeybee. The film examines our current ... See full summary »
30. GMO OMG (2013)
90 min | Documentary
Today in the United States, by the simple acts of feeding ourselves, we are unwittingly participating in the largest experiment ever conducted on human beings. Each of us unknowingly ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,353 | Gross: $0.04M
31. Hungry for Change (2012)
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary
HUNGRY FOR CHANGE exposes shocking secrets the diet, weight loss and food industries don't want you to know about deceptive strategies designed to keep you coming back for more. Find out ... See full summary »
32. Bottled Life: Nestle's Business with Water (2012)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama
Do you know how to turn ordinary water into a billion-dollar business? In Switzerland there's a company which has developed the art to perfection - Nestlé. This company dominates the global... See full summary »
34. Mother: Caring for 7 Billion (2011)
Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, News
Mother, the film, breaks a 40-year taboo by bringing to light an issue that silently fuels our largest environmental, humanitarian and social crises - population growth. Since the 1960s the... See full summary »
35. Bag It (2010)
Not Rated | 74 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
An average guy makes a resolution to stop using plastic bags at the grocery store. Little does he know that this simple decision will change his life completely. He comes to the conclusion ... See full summary »
36. Plastic Planet (2009)
TV-G | 95 min | Documentary
Werner Boote presents an up-close and personal view of the controversial and fascinating material that has found its way into every facet of our daily lives: plastic. He takes us on a ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,127 | Gross: $0.00M
38. Trashed (2012)
Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary
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 »
39. Darwin's Nightmare (2004)
107 min | Documentary
A documentary on the effect of fishing the Nile perch in Tanzania's Lake Victoria. The predatory fish, which has wiped out the native species, is sold in European supermarkets, while starving Tanzanian families have to make do with the leftovers.
Votes: 5,236 | Gross: $0.20M
66 min | Documentary
Consuming Kids throws desperately needed light on the practices of a relentless multi-billion dollar marketing machine that now sells kids and their parents everything from junk food and ... See full summary »
41. Do the Math (2013)
50 min | Documentary
The fossil fuel industry is killing us. They have five times the amount of coal, gas and oil that is safe to burn - and they are planning on burning it all. Left to their own devices, ... See full summary »
43. Owned & Operated (2012)
106 min | Documentary
Owned & Operated is a mosaic of the world through the lens of the Internet. Showing our lives as consumers, under the thumbs of privileged individuals and their methods of control. But the ... See full summary »
44. Terms and Conditions May Apply (2013)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary, News
A documentary that exposes what corporations and governments learn about people through Internet and cell phone usage, and what can be done about it ... if anything.
Votes: 5,715 | Gross: $0.06M
45. Deep Web (2015)
TV-MA | 90 min | Documentary
A feature documentary that explores the rise of a new Internet; decentralized, encrypted, dangerous and beyond the law; with particular focus on the FBI capture of the Tor hidden service Silk Road, and the judicial aftermath.
46. Downloaded (2013)
Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary
A documentary that explores the downloading revolution; the kids that created it, the bands and the businesses that were affected by it, and its impact on the world at large.
Votes: 2,581 | Gross: $0.01M
47. TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away from Keyboard (2013)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary
An intellectual freedoms documentary based around the interpersonal triumphs, and defeats of the three main characters against the largest industry in the known universe. The media industry.
Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime