Documentaries I have Watched.

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1. For the Bible Tells Me So (2007)

Unrated | 95 min | Documentary, Romance

73 Metascore

An exploration of the intersection between religion and homosexuality in the U.S. and how the religious right has used its interpretation of the Bible to stigmatize the gay community.

Director: Daniel G. Karslake | Stars: Imogene Robinson, Victor Robinson, Gene Robinson, Isabella 'Boo' McDaniel

Votes: 4,288 | Gross: $0.31M

2. Fed Up (2014)

PG | 92 min | Documentary

71 Metascore

An examination of America's obesity epidemic and the food industry's role in aggravating it.

Director: Stephanie Soechtig | Stars: Michele Simon, Michael Bloomberg, Katie Couric, Bill Clinton

Votes: 11,138 | Gross: $1.54M

3. Auschwitz: Inside the Nazi State (2005)

285 min | Documentary, History, War

The history of the Final Solution phase of the Nazi Holocaust, particularly with the most infamous of the death camps.

Stars: Samuel West, Horst-Günter Marx, Gert Heidenreich, Linda Hunt

Votes: 4,145

4. Frontline (1983– )
Episode: Secret State of North Korea (2014)

TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary

Through smuggled footage and interview with defectors, the true state of North Korea under Kim Jong-Un is examined.

Director: James Jones | Stars: Will Lyman, Jirô Ishimaru, Lee, Jin-Sung Jang

Votes: 283

5. National Geographic Explorer (1985– )
Episode: Hitler's G.I. Death Camp (2011)

50 min | Documentary, History

The story of 350 American POWs held at a reclusive and secret concentraion camp administered by the Nazi regime.

Director: Steven Hoggard | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Steve Luckert, Mitchell Bard, Kyra Schuster

Votes: 96

6. Hot Girls Wanted (2015)

84 min | Documentary

A documentary about young women who have been drawn into the sex trade - and how easy it is for a web-savvy generation to end up making porn.

Directors: Jill Bauer, Ronna Gradus | Stars: Farrah Laurel Abraham, John Anthony, Rachel Bernard, Carrie Brooks

Votes: 14,594

7. Killer Legends (2014)

TV-MA | 86 min | Documentary, Crime, History

Delving into our collective nightmares, this horror-documentary investigates the origins of our most terrifying urban legends and the true stories that may have inspired them.

Director: Joshua Zeman | Stars: Rachel Mills, Joshua Zeman, Stephen Winick, James Presley

Votes: 2,984

8. Mysteries of the Unseen World (2013)

Not Rated | 39 min | Documentary, Short

MYSTERIES OF THE UNSEEN WORLD transports audiences to places on this planet that they have never been before, to see things that are beyond their normal vision, yet literally right in front... See full summary »

Director: Louie Schwartzberg | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Andrew Bankston, Payton Bourgeois, Elizabeth Donner

Votes: 721

9. Sur le chemin de l'école (2013)

Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary

57 Metascore

Jackson, the Kenyan; Carlito, the Argentinian; Zahira, the Moroccan; Samuel, the Indian: four children who live light years away from each other and who have never met but who have a common... See full summary »

Director: Pascal Plisson | Stars: Jackson Saikong, Salome Saikong, Samuel J. Esther, Gabriel J. Esther

Votes: 1,061

10. From One Second to the Next (2013)

34 min | Documentary, Short

Stories of serious traffic accidents caused by texting and driving are told by the perpetrators and surviving victims.

Director: Werner Herzog

Votes: 1,095

11. Nature's Weirdest Events (2012– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

Chris Packham examines some of the weirdest natural events on the planet. With the help of footage taken by eyewitnesses and news crews, he unravels the facts behind each story.

Stars: Chris Packham, Brian Ladoon

Votes: 203

12. Bridgend (2013)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Drama, Mystery

Since 2007, dozens of teens and young people have been found hanged in Bridgend, South Wales. Most of them knew each other-they were friends, neighbors, even cousins. It's a mystery that ... See full summary »

Director: John Michael Williams

Votes: 799

13. Speed Kills (2012– )
Episode: Jungle (2012)

TV-PG | 46 min | Documentary

Enter the lush and shadowy wild, where baboons rule the day, leopards own the trees, and African Goshawks reign over the skies. The world's jungles host some of the fastest animals on the ... See full summary »

Directors: Richard Slater-Jones, Graeme Duane | Star: Rupert Graves

Votes: 11

14. The Inexplicable Universe: Unsolved Mysteries (2012– )

Not Rated | Documentary

Everything we now know about the universe-from the behaviour of quarks to the birth of entire galaxies-has stemmed from scientists who've been willing to ponder the unanswerable.

Star: Neil deGrasse Tyson

Votes: 270

15. Hidden Kingdoms (2014– )

177 min | Documentary

This is a series about the tiny animals of the forest and jungles. Seen from their perspective, we experience a life where almost everything is a giant.

Stars: Stephen Fry, Simon Bell, Alessia Kockel, Gavin Maxwell

Votes: 719

16. The Search for General Tso (2014)

Not Rated | 71 min | Documentary, Comedy, History

72 Metascore

Who was General Tso, and why are we eating his chicken? This feature documentary explores the origins and ubiquity of Chinese-American food through the story of an iconic sweet and spicy chicken dish.

Director: Ian Cheney | Star: Ian Cheney

Votes: 1,621 | Gross: $0.01M

17. An Honest Liar (2014)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

76 Metascore

The life and career of the renowned stage magician turned scientific skeptic of the paranormal, James Randi.

Directors: Tyler Measom, Justin Weinstein | Stars: James Randi, Deyvi Peña, Penn Jillette, Teller

Votes: 8,743 | Gross: $0.12M

18. Homo Sapiens 1900 (1998)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary

Homo Sapiens 1900 is a stunning exploration of the history of eugenics, race hygiene and the quest to improve the human race. Emerging at the turn of the century, eugenic movements spawned government sanctioned research projects

Director: Peter Cohen | Stars: Jan Holmquist, Stephen Rappaport

Votes: 179 | Gross: $0.00M

19. To Be Takei (2014)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, Biography

66 Metascore

A look at the many roles played by eclectic actor/activist George Takei, whose wit, humor and grace have helped him to become an internationally beloved figure and Internet phenomenon with 7-million Facebook fans and counting.

Director: Jennifer M. Kroot | Stars: George Takei, Brad Takei, Walter Koenig, William Shatner

Votes: 1,437 | Gross: $0.05M

20. Casting By (2012)

TV-14 | 89 min | Documentary, Biography

70 Metascore

The surprising, never-before-told tale of the indispensable yet unsung Casting Director - Iconoclasts whose keen eye, exquisite taste and gut instincts redefined Hollywood.

Director: Tom Donahue | Stars: Deborah Aquila, Risa Bramon Garcia, Ellen Chenoweth, Marion Dougherty

Votes: 1,395 | Gross: $0.01M

21. The Human Experiment (2013)

Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary

44 Metascore

A documentary that explores chemicals found in everyday household products.

Directors: Don Hardy, Dana Nachman | Star: Sean Penn

Votes: 618

22. Nova (1974– )
Episode: Decoding Neanderthals (2013)

TV-G | 53 min | Documentary

What happened when the first modern humans encountered the Neanderthals? Did they make love or war?

Director: Nick Clarke Powell | Stars: Corey Johnson, John Hawks, April Nowell, Ed Green

Votes: 120

23. Best Evidence: Top 10 UFO Sightings (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 47 min | Documentary

UFO experts select and analyze the 10 best documented UFO sightings in history including the Skylab III case, the Rendlesham Forest case, the Lockheed case, and the Shag Harbour incident.

Director: Paul Andrew Kimball | Stars: Kris Lee McBride, Bruce Bailey, Stanton Friedman, Richard Hall

Votes: 82

24. Secrets of Mary Magdalene (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 48 min | Documentary

Secrets of Mary Magdalene strips away the veils of history to reveal the flesh and blood woman who served as Jesus' foremost apostle and possibly the love of his life. Based on the ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Fruchtman | Stars: Marisa Berenson, Spartok Genev, Tsvetomiva Stefanova

Votes: 77

25. In the Shadow of the Reich: Nazi Medicine (1997)

Not Rated | 66 min | Documentary

In the Shadow of the Reich: Nazi Medicine examines the step-by-step process that led the German medical profession down an unethical road to genocide.

Director: John Michalczyk | Stars: Donald Winning, Arthur Caplan, Donald Dietrich, Michael Grodin

Votes: 124

26. Inside the Court of Henry VIII (2015)

56 min | Documentary

Henry VIII is the most iconic king of English history. Part medieval tyrant, part renaissance prince, he ruled over his people as no king of England had ever done before. He took a country ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Chinn | Stars: Samuel West, Robert Hutchinson, Susan Ronald, Tracy Borman

Votes: 110

27. The Life and Crimes of Doris Payne (2013)

Not Rated | 74 min | Documentary

62 Metascore

Tells the real life story of an 80 year old international jewel thief. Features interviews with Doris Payne, her daughter and son, her childhood best friend and law enforcement officers. ... See full summary »

Directors: Kirk Marcolina, Matthew Pond | Stars: Eunetta T. Boone, Jean Herbert, Thomas Jacques, Alfredo J. Molina

Votes: 246

28. Trekkies (1997)

PG | 86 min | Documentary, Comedy

64 Metascore

Denise Crosby takes a first look at the huge fans of "Star Trek" and how the series from around America has affected and shaped their lives.

Director: Roger Nygard | Stars: Denise Crosby, Frank D'Amico, Barbara Adams, Denis Bourguignon

Votes: 4,679 | Gross: $0.32M

29. Religulous (2008)

R | 101 min | Documentary, Comedy, War

56 Metascore

Bill Maher's take on the current state of world religion.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Bill Maher, Tal Bachman, Jonathan Boulden, Steven Burg

Votes: 56,578 | Gross: $13.00M

30. Nova (1974– )
Episode: Becoming Human: First Steps (2009)

TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary

Nova examines the early ancestors of mankind and considers weather climate change was the driving force behind our early evolution.

Director: Graham Townsley | Stars: Zeresenay Alemseged, Michel Brunet, Peter de Menocal, Yannick Garcin

Votes: 130

31. Nova (1974– )
Episode: Becoming Human: Birth of Humanity (2009)

TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary

Nova examines the ancestors of man by attempting to to reconstruct what they look like, what tools they used, and how they lived. Special focus is given to Homo erectus.

Director: Graham Townsley | Stars: Jordi Agusti, Susan Antón, Viktor Deak, Christopher Dean

Votes: 109

32. Silenced (I) (2014)

Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary, Drama

Three National Security whistleblowers fight to reveal the darkest corners of America's war on terror, challenging a government that is increasingly determined to maintain secrecy.

Director: James Spione | Stars: Majdi Alghader, Marc Basil, Marc Blagowidow, Jeffrey Brewer

Votes: 333

33. Perspectives (2011– )
Episode: Warwick Davis: The Seven Dwarfs of Auschwitz (2013)

47 min | Documentary

The actor, Warwick Davis, presents the story of the Owicz family and their ordeal during WWII. From a successful musical act to being tortuously experimented on by Dr. Josef Mengele in a ... See full summary »

Director: Ursula Macfarlane | Stars: Warwick Davis, Samantha Davis, Perla Ovitz, Johnny Popescu

Votes: 143

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