Documentariesby ThisMoonlife | created - 15 Jan 2015 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
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1. Dirty Wars (2013)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery
Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill is pulled into an unexpected journey as he chases down the hidden truth behind America's expanding covert wars.
Votes: 8,833 | Gross: $0.38M
2. Inequality for All (2013)
PG | 89 min | Documentary
A documentary that follows former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich as he looks to raise awareness of the country's widening economic gap.
Votes: 6,426 | Gross: $1.21M
PG-13 | 107 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Votes: 22,163 | Gross: $4.20M
Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
The story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz, who took his own life at the age of 26.
Votes: 14,912 | Gross: $0.05M
6. The Notorious Mr. Bout (2014)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
When he was arrested in 2008 in Thailand as a result of a U.S. government sting operation, the career of internationally known arms smuggler Viktor Bout came to a decisive end. Veiled by ... See full summary »
8. 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: 43,406 | Gross: $0.89M
9. The Devil and Daniel Johnston (2005)
PG-13 | 110 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Daniel Johnston, manic-depressive genius singer/songwriter/artist is revealed in this portrait of madness, creativity and love.
Votes: 8,978 | Gross: $0.33M
10. R.E.M. by MTV (2014)
Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary
On April 5, 1980 four college pals-Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills and Michael Stipe-took the stage together for the first time to play at a friend's birthday party. The band they ... See full summary »
11. Kinshasa Kids (2012)
85 min | Drama
A film crew follow a group of children that live rough on Kinshasa's streets. The children are thought of as shegues, or witches, by many adults including their families. The kids' desire is to make money and music.
12. Rammstein in Amerika (2015)
R | 91 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary about the German Industrial Metal band Rammstein. Especially centering on their relationship with the USA, cumulating in the group's 2010 New York concert.
Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Music
A look at the life of the late pop star Michael Jackson from his early days at Motown Records to the release of his hit 1979 album, Off the Wall.
15. How to Change the World (2015)
Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
In 1971, a group of friends sail into a nuclear test zone, and their protest captures the world's imagination. Using never before seen archive that brings their extraordinary world to life,... See full summary »
Not Rated | 115 min | Documentary, History
This documentary tells the rise and fall of the Black Panther Party, one of the 20th century's most alluring and controversial organizations that captivated the world's attention for nearly 50 years.
Votes: 1,613 | Gross: $0.48M
18. The Wrecking Crew! (2008)
PG | 101 min | Documentary, Music
A celebration of the musical work of a group of session musicians known as "The Wrecking Crew", a band that provided back-up instrumentals to such legendary recording artists as Frank Sinatra, The Beach Boys and Bing Crosby.
Votes: 2,516 | Gross: $0.80M
19. Johnny Cash: American Rebel (2015)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Documentary that explains about the life of one of Country Music's most famous musicians, Johnny Cash.
21. Presenting Princess Shaw (2015)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary on the collaborative relationship between New Orleans based songwriter/YouTube star Samantha Montgomery and composer/video artist Ophir Kutiel.
Votes: 510 | Gross: $0.06M
22. Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown (2014)
Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A look at the music career of musician James Brown beginning with his first hit song, "Please, Please, Please," in 1956.
23. A Strange Love Affair with Ego (2015)
93 min | Documentary
Ever since she was a young child, filmmaker Ester Gould has been amazed by the sheer self-confidence of her older sister Rowan, whose boundless creativity and natural beauty tended to make ... See full summary »
Director: Ester Gould
26. Michael Moore in TrumpLand (2016)
Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary
In the weeks before the 2016 general election, Oscar-winning filmmaker Michael Moore performs a pro-Hillary Clinton stand-up show deep in the heart of TrumpLand.
Votes: 3,638 | Gross: $0.15M
27. Genesis: Together and Apart (2014 TV Movie)
Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, Music
28. Cobain: Montage of Heck (2015)
TV-MA | 145 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography
30. Darwin (2011)
G | 86 min | Documentary, Drama, History
Darwin is a documentary feature about an isolated community at the end of a weathered road in Death Valley, California. Propelled from society by tragic turns, the people of Darwin (... See full summary »
Director: Nick Brandestini
31. Arno: Dancing Inside My Head (2016)
78 min | Documentary, Music
For the first time in over 40 years career Arno Hintjens allows a filmmaker to follow his creative process. The documentary follows him during the recording of his latest album 'Human ... See full summary »
32. My Scientology Movie (2015)
Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary
Louis Theroux documents his investigation into what goes on behind the scenes of the infamous Church of Scientology.
Votes: 11,425 | Gross: $0.02M
TV-14 | 105 min | Documentary, Music
Rocknroll concert doc following the Stones on their 2016 tour, culminating in their historic stop in Havana, Cuba.
34. Maori Boy Genius (2011)
90 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
What if you could turn back the clock and watch the minds forming of those who would create political zeitgeist shifts in the future - the US's first black President Barack Obama, South ... See full summary »
35. Rent a Family Inc. (2012)
80 min | Documentary
This is the unique and unpredictable story about Mr. Ryuichi Ichinokawa and his unusual way of life. On the surface Ryuichi looks like an ordinary Japanese man. He is 44 years old, married ... See full summary »
Director: Kaspar Astrup Schröder
36. Dream Empire (2016)
Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary
Yana's company uses actors to turn remote Chinese ghost towns into temporary "international booming cities," tricking visitors into buying overpriced property. But when the real estate ... See full summary »
37. The Land of the Enlightened (2016)
87 min | Documentary, Drama, War
A gang of Afghan kids from the Kuchi tribe dig out old Soviet mines and sell the explosives to children working in a lapis lazuli mine. When not dreaming of the time when American troops ... See full summary »
38. The Lovers & the Despot (2016)
Unrated | 98 min | Documentary, Thriller
The story of the South Korean actor, Choi Eun-hee, and her ex-husband and film director, Shin Sang-ok, who were individually kidnapped and reunited by dictator and film fan Kim Jong-il to force them to develop North Korea's film industry.
Votes: 884 | Gross: $0.06M
39. Beware of Mr. Baker (2012)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary
Ginger Baker looks back on his musical career with Cream and Blind Faith; his introduction to Fela Kuti; his self-destructive patterns and losses of fortune; and his current life inside a fortified South African compound.
Votes: 3,129 | Gross: $0.11M
40. The Loving Story (2011)
Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary, Drama, History
A racially-charged criminal trial and a heart-rending love story converge in this documentary about Richard and Mildred Loving, set during the turbulent Civil Rights era. Long Way Home: The... See full summary »
41. Promises and Lies: The Story of UB40 (2016 TV Movie)
58 min | Documentary, Music
One of the most commercially successful acts of all time, UB40 enjoyed decades of huge success, selling over 70 million records with global hits including 'Red Red Wine', 'Can't Help ... See full summary »
46. The Age of Consequences (2016)
TV-PG | 80 min | Documentary, News, War