Documentariesby Patrickmind | created - 25 Jan 2015 | updated - 23 Sep 2018 | Public
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74 min | Documentary
Documentary covering the case of Mumia Abu-Jamal, a black nationalist and journalist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, convicted of killing a Philadelphia police officer and sentenced to death... See full summary »
7. Kurt Cobain About a Son (2006)
Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, Music
In this visual essay style documentary, intimate audio of journalist Michael Azerrad's interviews with Kurt Cobain is played over more recently photographed footage of Cobain's Washington state homes and haunts.
Votes: 3,438 | Gross: $0.08M
8. Malfunkshun: The Andrew Wood Story (2005)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary
R | 107 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
A look at James 'Whitey' Bulger, one of the most infamous criminals in American history.
Votes: 2,765 | Gross: $0.08M
11. Stateless (2014)
86 min | Documentary, History
In the late 1980's, on the brink of the collapse of the Soviet Union, tens of thousands of Soviet Jews were finally allowed to leave the USSR. What these people did not expect was that ... See full summary »
12. A Band Called Death (2012)
Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A documentary on the 1970s punk trio Death, and their new-found popularity decades after they disbanded.
Votes: 3,342 | Gross: $0.13M
13. Killing Lincoln (2013 TV Movie)
Unrated | 92 min | Biography, Drama, History
Based on The New York Times best-selling novel, Killing Lincoln is the suspenseful, eye-opening story of the events surrounding the assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.
14. Hit So Hard (2011)
Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A documentary that follows Hole drummer Patty Schemel as she struggles with fame and addiction.
Votes: 628 | Gross: $0.03M
16. 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: 96,931 | Gross: $11.53M
18. Catfish (2010)
PG-13 | 87 min | Documentary, Drama, Mystery
Young filmmakers document their colleague's budding online friendship with a young woman and her family which leads to an unexpected series of discoveries.
Votes: 39,020 | Gross: $3.23M
Too Young to Die (2012– )
Kurt Cobain - Eine Überdosis Ruhm
52 min | Documentary
On April 5, 1994, the 27-year-old rock star took his own life at his home in Seattle. Kurt Cobain was the voice of his generation. The film traces the short dramatic life of the rock rebel ... See full summary »
21. Cobain: Montage of Heck (2015)
TV-MA | 145 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography
22. Grizzly Man (2005)
R | 103 min | Documentary, Biography
Votes: 49,171 | Gross: $3.17M
Classic Albums (1997– )
74 min | Documentary, Music
It has sold millions and is responsible for the birth of grunge. This documentary looks at the story behind how Nirvana came to record Nevermind and the effect it was to have on the music ... See full summary »
25. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)
R | 122 min | Documentary, Drama, War
Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Votes: 123,306 | Gross: $119.19M
26. Sicko (2007)
PG-13 | 123 min | Documentary, Drama
A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories including shotgun deaths.
Votes: 72,104 | Gross: $24.54M
27. The Last Alaskans (2015– )
41 min | Reality-TV
An eight-part special event that documents the lives of some of the most isolated people in America - the last of their kind - as they struggle and thrive in Alaska's untouched wilderness ... See full summary »
28. Amy (III) (2015)
R | 128 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Archival footage and personal testimonials present an intimate portrait of the life and career of British singer/songwriter Amy Winehouse.
Votes: 44,947 | Gross: $8.41M
31. We Are Twisted Fucking Sister! (2014)
Not Rated | 135 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
They were the Grand Funk of Glam and the NY Dolls of Metal. Some considered Twisted Sister a joke, others called them the greatest bar band in the world. While microcosm of Punk/New Wave ... See full summary »
32. Batkid Begins (2015)
PG | 87 min | Documentary, Biography, Family
On one day, in one city, the world comes together to grant one 5 year old cancer patient his wish. Batkid Begins looks at the 'why' of this flash phenomenon.
Votes: 1,547 | Gross: $0.07M
36. Team Foxcatcher (2016)
TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
37. 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 »
38. The Sheik (2014)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Biography
The Sheik is a pop culture documentary that chronicles Khosrow Vaziri's electrifying career. From his upbringing in Iran, to his journey in America, to his unprecedented experiences as America's most hated villain.
41. Whose Streets? (2017)
R | 90 min | Documentary
Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at how the police killing of 18-year-old Mike Brown inspired a community to fight back and sparked a global movement.
Votes: 960 | Gross: $0.18M
42. Foo Fighters: Back and Forth (2011)
Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Music
Rising from the ashes of Nirvana, the Foo Fighters became a Grammy-winning sensation on their own. Sixteen years of the band's history comes to life in this documentary, from their demo ... See full summary »
44. HR Finding Joseph I (2016)
92 min | Documentary
"Finding Joseph I" is a feature documentary chronicling the eccentric life and struggles of punk rock reggae singer, Paul "HR" Hudson, a.k.a. Joseph I, legendary lead singer from Bad Brains.
45. Bad Brains: A Band in DC (2012)
104 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Bad Brains are one of the most important and influential American bands still working today. They melded punk and reggae into an innovative style that has yet to be copied. Their impact and... See full summary »
47. It's So Easy and Other Lies (2015)
TV-MA | 84 min | Documentary
The lifetime story of Guns N' Roses bass player, Duff McKagan. How he struggled with alcohol and drug addiction, and overcame it. Talks about the real challenges in everyday life, his childhood, and how the band made it big.
49. McQueen (2018)
R | 111 min | Documentary, Biography