Documentary Movies
Gui tu lie che

Gui tu lie che

Gui tu lie che
IMDb: 7.7
85 min

A family embarks on an annual tormenting journey along with 200 other million peasant workers to reunite with their distant family, and to revive their love and dignity as China…

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Jagal

Jagal

Jagal
IMDb: 8.2
117 min

In a place where killers are celebrated as heroes, these filmmakers challenge unrepentant death-squad leaders to dramatize their role in genocide. The result is a surreal, cinematic journey, not only…

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Genre: Documentary
McCullin

McCullin

McCullin
IMDb: 8.2
91 min

Biographical documentary of the war photographer Don McCullin, with sections on his upbringing, early work for the Observer and extensive war reporting for the Sunday Times until the purchase of…

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Genre: Documentary
The Cove

The Cove

The Cove
IMDb: 8.5
92 min

The Cove tells the amazing true story of how an elite team of individuals, films makers and free divers embarked on a covert mission to penetrate the hidden cove in…

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Genre: Documentary
Into the Abyss

Into the Abyss

Into the Abyss
IMDb: 7.3
107 min

In intimate conversations with those involved, including 28-year-old death row inmate Michael Perry (who was scheduled to die eight days after his interview with Herzog), legendary filmmaker Werner Herzog achieves…

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Project Nim

Project Nim

Project Nim
IMDb: 7.4
93 min

From the team behind Man on Wire comes the story of Nim, the chimpanzee who in the 1970s became the focus of a landmark experiment which aimed to show that…

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Genre: Documentary
Dreams of a Life

Dreams of a Life

Dreams of a Life
IMDb: 6.8
95 min

A filmmaker sets out to discover the life of Joyce Vincent, who died in her bedsit in North London in 2003. Her body wasn’t discovered for three years, and newspaper…

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Inside Job

Inside Job

Inside Job
IMDb: N/A
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A film that exposes the shocking truth behind the economic crisis of 2008. The global financial meltdown, at a cost of over $20 trillion, resulted in millions of people losing…

Genre: Documentary
The Oath

The Oath

The Oath
IMDb: 7.4
90 min

Tells the story of two men, Abu Jandal and Salim Ahmed Hamdan, whose fateful encounter in 1996 set them on a course of events that led them to Afghanistan, Osama…

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Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Cave of Forgotten Dreams
IMDb: 7.4
90 min

Werner Herzog gains exclusive access to film inside the Chauvet caves of Southern France, capturing the oldest known pictorial creations of humankind in their astonishing natural setting.

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Restrepo

Restrepo

Restrepo
IMDb: 7.6
93 min

Winner of the 2010 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize for a Documentary, Restrepo chronicles the deployment of a U.S. platoon of courageous American soldiers in Afghanistan’s Korengal Valley, considered…

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Genre: Documentary, War
Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage

Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage

Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage
IMDb: 8.5
107 min

An in-depth look at the Canadian rock band Rush, chronicling the band’s musical evolution from their progressive rock sound of the ’70s to their current heavy rock style

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Deklaracja Nieśmiertelności

Deklaracja Nieśmiertelności

Deklaracja Nieśmiertelności
IMDb: 8.0
29 min

Marcin Koszałka returns in this film to a forgotten genre, namely a mountain film. The protagonist of his story is Piotr ‘Mad’ Korczak, while somewhere in the background there is…

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Senna

Senna

Senna
IMDb: 8.6
106 min

Senna’s remarkable story, charting his physical and spiritual achievments on the track and off, his quest for perfection, and the mythical status he has since attained, is the subject of…

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Genre: Documentary
Exit Through the Gift Shop

Exit Through the Gift Shop

Exit Through the Gift Shop
IMDb: 8.0
87 min

Banksy is a graffiti artist with a global reputation whose work can be seen on walls from post-hurricane New Orleans to the separation barrier on the Palestinian West Bank. Fiercely…

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Genre: Documentary
Life Cycles

Life Cycles

Life Cycles
IMDb: 8.5
47 min

Life Cycles tells a spectacular story of the bike, from its creation to its eventual demise. A visually stunning journey, with thought provoking narration, Life Cycles uses Ultra HD to…

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Genre: Documentary
The Interrupters

The Interrupters

The Interrupters
IMDb: 7.5
125 min

The Interrupters tells the moving and surprising stories of three Violence Interrupters — former gang members who try to protect their Chicago communities from the violence they once caused.

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Genre: Documentary
Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory

Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory

Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory
IMDb: 8.1
121 min

A further investigation into the arrest of three teenagers convicted of killing three young boys in Arkansas who spent nearly 20 years in prison before being released after new DNA…

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Genre: Documentary
Samsara

Samsara

Samsara
IMDb: 8.5
102 min

Samsara is a word that describes the ever turning wheel of life. It is a concept both intimate and vast – the perfect subject for filmmakers Ron Fricke and Mark…

Crulic – drumul spre dincolo

Crulic – drumul spre dincolo

Crulic – drumul spre dincolo
IMDb: 7.7
73 min

The animated documentary feature-length Crulic The Path to Beyond tells the story of the life of Crulic, the 33 years old Romanian accused of having stolen a wallet from the…

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Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Jiro Dreams of Sushi
IMDb: 7.9
81 min

JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI is the story of 85 year-old Jiro Ono, considered by many to be the world’s greatest sushi chef. He is the proprietor of Sukiyabashi Jiro, a…

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Genre: Documentary
Hotel 22

Hotel 22

Hotel 22
IMDb: 7.2
8 min

Each night in Silicon Valley, the Line 22 transforms from a public city bus into an unofficial shelter for the homeless in one of the richest parts of the world.

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Genre: Documentary
Notes on Blindness

Notes on Blindness

Notes on Blindness
IMDb: 8.0
14 min

In the summer of 1983, just days before the birth of his first son, writer and theologian John Hull went blind. In order to make sense of the upheaval in…

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Genre: Documentary
Fed Up

Fed Up

Fed Up
IMDb: 7.7
92 min

Fed Up blows the lid off everything we thought we knew about food and weight loss, revealing a 30-year campaign by the food industry, aided by the U.S. government, to…

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Genre: Documentary
Ballet 422

Ballet 422

Ballet 422
IMDb: 6.2
75 min

The film shadows Justin Peck, wunderkind choreographer of the New York City Ballet, as he undertakes the Herculean task of creating the company’s 422nd original piece. Following the creative process…

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Citizenfour

Citizenfour

Citizenfour
IMDb: 8.1
114 min

In June 2013, Laura Poitras and reporter Glenn Greenwald flew to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with Edward Snowden. She brought her camera with her. The film…

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Genre: Documentary
Rich Hill

Rich Hill

Rich Hill
IMDb: 7.3
91 min

If you ever find yourself traveling down Interstate 49 through Missouri, try not to blink—you may miss Rich Hill, population 1,396. Rich Hill is easy to overlook, but its inhabitants…

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Genre: Documentary
The Look of Silence

The Look of Silence

The Look of Silence
IMDb: 8.3
103 min

A family that survives the genocide in Indonesia confronts the men who killed one of their brothers.

Searching for Sugar Man

Searching for Sugar Man

Searching for Sugar Man
IMDb: 8.2
86 min

Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock ‘n’ roller, Rodriguez. The film won Best Documentary at the 85th Academy…

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Marley

Marley

Marley
IMDb: 8.0
144 min

Bob Marley’s universal appeal, impact on music history and role as a social and political prophet is both unique and unparalleled. Directed by Academy Award-winning director Kevin Macdonald (The Last…

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Genre: Documentary
The Imposter

The Imposter

The Imposter
IMDb: 7.5
99 min

It’s 1994: a 13-year-old boy disappears from his home in San Antonio, Texas. Three and a half years later, he is found alive, thousands of miles away, in Spain. Disoriented…

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Montaña en sombra

Montaña en sombra

Montaña en sombra
IMDb: 7.5
14 min

A poetic view into the relationship of immensity between man and landscape. We contemplate, from the distance, the activity of the skiers on the snowy mountain. The pictorial image and…

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Genre: Documentary
Pałac

Pałac

Pałac
IMDb: 5.8
85 min

Documentary about Palace of Culture and Science located in Warsaw. It shows footage of everyday life in this iconic building. Movie is lacking any commentary – every scene speaks for…

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Genre: Documentary
West of Memphis

West of Memphis

West of Memphis
IMDb: 7.9
147 min

An examination of a failure of justice in Arkansas. The documentary tells the hitherto unknown story behind an extraordinary and desperate fight to bring the truth to light. Told and…

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Genre: Documentary
Leviathan

Leviathan

Leviathan
IMDb: 6.5
87 min

Set aboard a hulking fishing vessel as it navigates the treacherous waves off the New England coast. The very waters that once inspired Moby Dick, the film captures the harsh,…

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Genre: Documentary
Side by Side

Side by Side

Side by Side
IMDb: 7.6
99 min

Since the invention of cinema, the standard format for recording moving images has been film. Over the past two decades, a new form of digital filmmaking has emerged, creating a…

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Genre: Documentary
Cesare deve morire

Cesare deve morire

Cesare deve morire
IMDb: 7.3
77 min

Winner of the Golden Bear at the 2012 Berlin Film Festival, Caesar Must Die (Cesare Deve Morire), the scripted documentary shows inmates at a prison in Rome rehearsing for a…

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Deep Love

Deep Love

Deep Love
IMDb: 8.2
84 min

Janusz, a self-confident 60-year old, an incredibly active person and an accomplished diver, suffers a stroke which leaves him paralyzed. Rehabilitation and assistance of his partner Asia help him regain…

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Genre: Documentary
Open Heart

Open Heart

Open Heart
IMDb: 7.1
54 min

Eight Rwandan children leave their families behind to embark on a life-or-death journey seeking high-risk heart surgery in Sudan. Their hearts ravaged by a treatable disease from childhood strep throat,…

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Genre: Documentary
Nasza klatwa

Nasza klatwa

Nasza klatwa
IMDb: 7.2
28 min

The film is a personal statement of the director and his wife, who have to deal with a very rare and incurable disease of their newborn child – the Ondine’s…

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Genre: Documentary