Documentary Moviesby reggie_reg1991 | created - 21 Apr 2012 | updated - 4 months ago | Public
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1. The Central Park Five (2012)
Not Rated | 119 min | Documentary, Crime, History
A documentary that examines the 1989 case of five black and Latino teenagers who were convicted of raping a white woman in Central Park. After having spent between 6 and 13 years each in prison, a serial rapist confessed to the crime.
Votes: 6,529 | Gross: $0.27M
2. Evolution of a Criminal (2014)
81 min | Documentary
Tens years after robbing a Bank of America, filmmaker Darius Monroe returns home to examine how his actions affected the lives of family, friends...and victims.
3. Valentine Road (2013)
TV-14 | 89 min | Documentary
On February 12, 2008, in Oxnard, California, eighth-grade student Brandon McInerney shot his classmate Larry King twice in the back of the head during first period. When Larry died two days... See full summary »
4. Lenny Cooke (2013)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Lenny Cooke was the number-one ranked high school basketball player in America, but his inevitable fall from grace will forever be remembered.
5. Tupac: Resurrection (2003)
R | 112 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Home movies, photographs, and recited poetry illustrate the life of Tupac Shakur, one of the most beloved, revolutionary, and volatile hip-hop M.Cs. of all time.
Votes: 8,781 | Gross: $7.71M
7. Biggie and Tupac (2002)
R | 108 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
Documentary on the deaths of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls and the East Coast/West Coast, hip-hop/rap rivalry that culminated in late 1996 and early 1997.
Votes: 4,424 | Gross: $0.09M
8. The Street Stops Here (2010)
PG | 82 min | Documentary
The Street Stops Here is a portrait of the nation's best high school basketball coach, Bob Hurley, Sr. and his career-long struggle to inspire and motivate those around him in order to keep... See full summary »
9. Two Days in April (2007 Video)
TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary
Follows the story of 4 college football players signed by the sports agency IMG, as they bring them to a training facility in Florida and both physically and mentally prepare them for the NFL draft.
10. Notorious B.I.G. Bigger Than Life (2007)
Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Biography
The greatest rapper to ever pick up a mic - with his velvety flow and unparalleled rhyme style he captivated everyone from Jay Z to Tupac. Now Notorious B.I.G. is revealed. Hear the stories... See full summary »
Raised in the drug infested, crime-ridden streets of West Oakland, California, Demetrius "Hook" Mitchell was born to a drug addicted mother and a father he never knew. Growing up on ... See full summary »
12. Through the Fire (2005)
103 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
"Through the Fire" chronicles the journey of Coney Island basketball star, Sebastian Telfair, from famed Lincoln High School straight to the NBA.
Votes: 641 | Gross: $0.03M
13. More Than a Game (2008)
PG | 105 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
This documentary follows NBA superstar LeBron James and four of his talented teammates through the trials and tribulations of high school basketball in Ohio and James' journey to fame.
Votes: 4,961 | Gross: $0.94M
15. Hoop Dreams (1994)
PG-13 | 170 min | Documentary, Drama, Sport
A film following the lives of two inner-city Chicago boys who struggle to become college basketball players on the road to going professional.
Votes: 22,936 | Gross: $7.83M
16. Crips and Bloods: Made in America (2008)
Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Crime
With a first-person look at the notorious Crips and Bloods, this film examines the conditions that have lead to decades of devastating gang violence among young African Americans growing up in South Los Angeles.
Votes: 2,592 | Gross: $0.07M
30 for 30 (2009– )
No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson
80 min | Documentary, Biography, History
There has always been questions raised about Allen Iverson's conviction for a fight he was involved in as a young man. The film maker goes back to his home town to try and understand the ... See full summary »
Director: Steve James
18. Michael Jordan to the Max (2000)
Not Rated | 46 min | Documentary, Sport
A documentary that follows Michael Jordan's basketball career, stint in baseball, and his last championship season with the Chicago Bulls in 1998.
Votes: 2,029 | Gross: $18.64M
30 for 30 (2009– )
Run Ricky Run
Not Rated | 54 min | Documentary, Biography, History
This documentary follows the life of Ricky Williams, a star for the Miami Dolphins who walked away from the sport over drug allegations. Ricky tells a different story about betrayal and ... See full summary »
20. Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon (2011)
Not Rated | 149 min | Documentary, Music
Featuring never before seen footage and exclusive interviews with Michael's mother Katherine and siblings Tito and Rebbie, producer David Gest presents a feature length, definitive portrait of his best friend Michael Jackson.
21. The Imposter (2012)
R | 99 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
A documentary centered on a young man in Spain who claims to a grieving Texas family that he is their 16-year-old son who has been missing for 3 years.
Votes: 43,176 | Gross: $0.89M
22. American Pimp (1999)
R | 87 min | Documentary
Street pimps, all of them African-American, discuss their lives and work: getting started, being flamboyant, pimping in various U.S. cities, bringing a woman into their group, taking a ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,103 | Gross: $0.29M
24. Rhyme and Punishment (2011)
Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary, Crime, Music
The gritty elements of urban crime and violence have always had an influence on hip hop culture and rap music. More and more, the trappings of street life have landed popular rap artists ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 63 min | Documentary, Crime
THE BLACK MAFIA FAMILY explores the story of the 15-year investigation that resulted in 41 defendants across the country being charged in one of the largest drug conspiracy cases ever.
26. Training Rules (2009 Video)
Not Rated | 62 min | Documentary, Drama, News
Examines how women's collegiate sports, caught in a web of homophobic practices, collude in the destruction of the lives and dreams of many of its most talented athletes.
27. Late Rounders (2010)
Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary, Sport
What happens behind the scenes of the most popular game in the land? Late Rounders follows graduating college football players as they attempt to take the next step in their careers and ... See full summary »
Director: Evan A. Marshall
28. My Amityville Horror (2012)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Horror
For the first time in 35 years, Daniel Lutz recounts his version of the infamous Amityville haunting that terrified his family in 1975.
29. Undefeated (2011)
PG-13 | 113 min | Documentary, Sport
Chronicles three underprivileged students from inner-city Memphis and their volunteer coach who tries to help them beat the odds on and off the field.
Votes: 6,537 | Gross: $0.56M
30 for 30 (2009– )
52 min | Documentary, Biography, History
This episode tells the story of the rise of Len Bias as a future basketball superstar. Shortly after being drafted by the Boston Celtic's Len died of a heart attack apparently induced by cocaine.
33. 12 O'Clock Boys (2013)
TV-MA | 76 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
Pug, a young boy growing up on a combative West Baltimore block, finds solace in a group of illegal dirt bike riders known as The 12 O'Clock Boys.
Votes: 1,245 | Gross: $0.04M
35. Dwight Howard: In the Moment (2014)
TV-PG | 73 min | Documentary
Original documentary follows NBA superstar Dwight Howard from his rise to fame with the Orlando Magic to his exciting and promising future with the Houston Rockets.
36. Iverson (2014)
Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
Iverson is the ultimate legacy of NBA legend Allen Iverson, who rose from a childhood of crushing poverty in Hampton, Virginia, to become an 11-time NBA All-Star and universally recognized ... See full summary »
30 for 30 (2009– )
Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. The New York Knicks
68 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A film that explores the rivalry between the Indiana Pacers and New York as seen through the eyes and actions of Reggie Miller star player of the Indiana Pacers.
38. Champs (2014)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
A documentary on boxing greats Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield and Bernard Hopkins examines their lives in and out of the ring.
39. Crime After Crime (2011)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
The story of the battle to free Debbie Peagler, an incarcerated survivor of brutal domestic violence. Over 26 years in prison cannot crush the spirit of this determined African-American ... See full summary »
Votes: 477 | Gross: $0.06M
40. Nas: Time Is Illmatic (2014)
TV-14 | 74 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Time Is Illmatic is a feature length documentary film that delves deep into the making of Nas' 1994 debut album, Illmatic, and the social conditions that influenced its creation. Twenty ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,590 | Gross: $0.11M