Documentary Movies
Bruce Lee: A Warrior’s Journey (2000)

Bruce Lee: A Warrior’s Journey (2000)

Bruce Lee: A Warrior’s Journey (2000)
IMDb: 8.0
100

Legendary martial artist Bruce Lee is the subject of this thoughtful documentary by Lee aficionado John Little. Using interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and action sequences from Lee’s last (unfinished) film, Game…

If It Bleeds We Can Kill It: The Making of ‘Predator’ (2001)

If It Bleeds We Can Kill It: The Making of ‘Predator’ (2001)

If It Bleeds We Can Kill It: The Making of ‘Predator’ (2001)
IMDb: 7.2
29

A behind-the-scenes look at the 1987 sci-fi/action film that has since become one of the modern classics, about a team of special forces soldiers who find themselves being stalked and…

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Jackass: The Movie (2002)

Jackass: The Movie (2002)

Jackass: The Movie (2002)
IMDb: 6.6
87

Johnny Knoxville and his crazy friends appear on the big screen for the very first time in Jackass: The Movie. They wander around Japan in panda outfits, wreak havoc on…

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Superior Firepower: Making ‘Aliens’ (2003)

Superior Firepower: Making ‘Aliens’ (2003)

Superior Firepower: Making ‘Aliens’ (2003)
IMDb: 8.1
185

This feature-length documentary, made especially for the 2003 Aliens (1986) DVD release, is incredibly informative with all its interviews with both the cast and crew, as well as behind the…

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The Story of Star Wars (2004)

The Story of Star Wars (2004)

The Story of Star Wars (2004)
IMDb: 6.5
60

The Skywalker family is at the heart of the Star Wars saga. Now hear the inside story of Luke and Anakin Skywalker from the characters who witnessed it all: the…

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American Pie: Revealed (2004)

American Pie: Revealed (2004)

American Pie: Revealed (2004)
IMDb: 6.9
213

Documentary about the making of American Pie (1999), American Pie 2 (2001) and American Wedding (2003).

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Thinking XXX (2004)

Thinking XXX (2004)

Thinking XXX (2004)
IMDb: 6.0
58

For a book project, photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders took photographs of 30 stars of adult movies, each pair of photographs in the same pose, clothed and nude. This film records the…

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Genre: Documentary
Overcoming (2005)

Overcoming (2005)

Overcoming (2005)
IMDb: 6.7
105

A fascinating look behind the scenes at the 2004 Tour de France with a penetrating insight into the hermetically closed world of professional cycling, following the Danish Team CSC’s experiences.

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Deliver Us from Evil (2006)

Deliver Us from Evil (2006)

Deliver Us from Evil (2006)
IMDb: 7.9
101

Documentary filmmaker Amy Berg investigates the life of 30-year pedophile Father Oliver O’Grady and exposes the corruption inside the Catholic Church that allowed him to abuse countless children. Victims’ stories…

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I Am Iron Man (2008)

I Am Iron Man (2008)

I Am Iron Man (2008)
IMDb: 7.6
109

A documentary covering pre-production topics like suit design and construction, storyboards, animatics, and pre-viz, sets, working in the suit, casting, rehearsals, and preparation, and the start of the shoot. From…

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Genre: Documentary
Porno Unplugged (2009)

Porno Unplugged (2009)

Porno Unplugged (2009)
IMDb: 5.9
105

Journalist Fabian Burstein looks behind the curtains of the porn industry. Starting in Budapest he heads westwards to explore a new world on its victory march rooted deeply in Austria….

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Jackass 3D (2010)

Jackass 3D (2010)

Jackass 3D (2010)
IMDb: 7.0
94

Jackass 3D is a 3-D film and the third movie of the Jackass series. It follows the same premise as the first two movies, as well as the TV series….

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Avatar: Creating the World of Pandora (2010)

Avatar: Creating the World of Pandora (2010)

Avatar: Creating the World of Pandora (2010)
IMDb: 7.4
23

The Making-of James Cameron’s Avatar. It shows interesting parts of the work on the set.

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Genre: Documentary
The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special – In 3D! On Ice! (2010)

The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special – In 3D! On Ice! (2010)

The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special – In 3D! On Ice! (2010)
IMDb: 7.2
42

The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special – In 3-D! On Ice! is a documentary special that examined the “cultural phenomenon” of the American animated television series The Simpsons.

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Genre: Documentary
Strip Down, Rise Up (2021)

Strip Down, Rise Up (2021)

Strip Down, Rise Up (2021)
IMDb: 5.2
112

The feature documentary follows women of all walks of life, all ages and ethnic backgrounds, as they shed trauma, body image shame, sexual abuse and other issues locked in their…

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Genre: Documentary
The Day Sports Stood Still (2021)

The Day Sports Stood Still (2021)

The Day Sports Stood Still (2021)
IMDb: N/A
95

The story of the unprecedented sports shutdown in March of 2020 and the remarkable turn of events that followed. This sports documentary is a chronicle of the abrupt stoppage, athletes’…

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More Than Miyagi: The Pat Morita Story (2021)

More Than Miyagi: The Pat Morita Story (2021)

More Than Miyagi: The Pat Morita Story (2021)
IMDb: 7.8
90

The Oscar nominated actor best known for his role of Mr. Miyagi, left behind a painfully revealing autobiographical record of his much-too-brief time here on earth. Tracing his journey from…

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Why Did You Kill Me? (2021)

Why Did You Kill Me? (2021)

Why Did You Kill Me? (2021)
IMDb: N/A
83

The line between justice and revenge blurs when a devastated family uses social media to track down the people who killed 24-year-old Crystal Theobald.

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Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon (2011)

Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon (2011)

Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon (2011)
IMDb: 7.3
149

See Michael Jackson, one of the most recognizable and popular entertainers of all time, like never before in the feature-length tribute Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon. Known to…

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The British Guide to Showing Off (2011)

The British Guide to Showing Off (2011)

The British Guide to Showing Off (2011)
IMDb: 6.6
98

Documentary about British artist Andrew Logan as he attempts to put on the 2009 edition of his Alternative Miss World. The film also presents a history of the contest (which…

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50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments (2011)

50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments (2011)

50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments (2011)
IMDb: 7.6
93

To mark the release two weeks ago of the eighth and final movie in the series, Robbie Coltrane narrates a countdown of the movie franchise’s best moments. From Harry’s first…

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Genre: Documentary
One Direction: This Is Us (2013)

One Direction: This Is Us (2013)

One Direction: This Is Us (2013)
IMDb: 4.3
92

Go behind the scenes during One Directions sell out “Take Me Home” tour and experience life on the road.

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Hot Girls Wanted (2015)

Hot Girls Wanted (2015)

Hot Girls Wanted (2015)
IMDb: 6.1
84

A first-ever look at the realities of the professional “amateur” porn world and the steady stream of 18-to-19-year old girls entering into it.

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Genre: Documentary
Before the Flood (2016)

Before the Flood (2016)

Before the Flood (2016)
IMDb: 8.3
93

A look at how climate change affects our environment and what society can do to prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems, and native communities across the planet.

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Genre: Documentary, News
The Walking Dead: The Journey So Far (2016)

The Walking Dead: The Journey So Far (2016)

The Walking Dead: The Journey So Far (2016)
IMDb: 8.4
96

From the moment Rick wakes up in the hospital, all the way to the last moments of season 6, the story of ‘The Walking Dead’ is told by those who…

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Porn to Be Free (2016)

Porn to Be Free (2016)

Porn to Be Free (2016)
IMDb: 6.1
79

Italy, 1970. An increasing legion of harmless warriors begins a peaceful struggle for sexual freedom through pornography, shaking and shocking religious authorities and conservative political institutions. They are ironic, happy,…

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Genre: Documentary
After Porn Ends 2 (2017)

After Porn Ends 2 (2017)

After Porn Ends 2 (2017)
IMDb: 5.5
90

After Porn Ends 2 picks up where its predecessor left off and not only turns back the clock to meet the oldest living stars in adult film’s history, but goes…

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Genre: Documentary
Money Heist: The Phenomenon (2020)

Money Heist: The Phenomenon (2020)

Money Heist: The Phenomenon (2020)
IMDb: 7.5
57

A documentary on why and how ‘Money Heist’ sparked a wave of enthusiasm around the world for a lovable group of thieves and their professor.

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Genre: Documentary