Best Documentaries

Must-See Movies—For What You Need to Know

The Best Documentaries are a list of Must-See Films that are the very finest.

These have been selected to help you find the very best Documentaries. emphasizes a documentary’s subject matter over its style.

The Best Documentaries are listed below by title only, in alphabetical order.

For a full description & review of each Best Documentary, click on the title link.


American Blackout

Art & Copy

The Battle of Chernobyl

The Best Government Money Can Buy?

Better This World



The Camden 28

Camp 14

Can You Afford to Retire?

The Central Park Five

Citizen Koch

The Confessions

The Corporation

Countdown to Zero

Crude Impact

Death by China

Election of Barack Obama

The End of Poverty?

The End of the Line

Fahrenheit 9/11

Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead

Fed Up

The Flaw

Flow: For Love of Water

Flying Cheap

Food Beware

Food Matters

Forks Over Knives


Freedom Riders

Fuel (Fields of Fuel)

The Future of Food


Generation RX


Harlan County, U.S.A.

Higher Education at Risk

Homo Toxicus

Hoop Dreams

Hot Coffee

House of Cards

Howard Zinn Protests

Incredible Human Machine

Inside Job

Inside North Korea

Inside the Mind of Google

It Was A Wonderful Life

The Invisible War

Ishi, The Last Yahi

John Perkins Speaking Freely

Koch Brothers Exposed

Koko the Gorilla

The Last Mountain

Let’s Make Money

The Loving Story

Man on Wire

The Man Who Saved the World

Manufacturing Consent

Money and Medicine

Monumental: David Brower

The Murder of Emmett Till

The Oil Factor

Out of Balance

The Panama Deception

Park Avenue


Pink Ribbons, Inc.

A Place at the Table

Plastic Planet

Please Remove Your Shoes

Poisoned Waters

Ralph Nader



Revolution Green Biodiesel

Sara Palin: You Betcha!

Scottsboro: An American Tragedy


Sick Around the World

Sick Around America


Sir! No Sir!

Six Degrees Could Change the World

Super Size Me

Sweet Misery Aspartame


The Thin Blue Line

Thirteen Days

The Tillman Story

The Tobacco Conspiracy

To the Limit

The Trials of Henry Kissinger

Trinity & Beyond, The Atomic Bomb Movie

Triumph of the Nerds

TWA Flight 800


Uncovered: The War on Iraq

Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election

Vanishing of the Bees


Waging a Living

War Made Easy

The War on Democracy

War on Whistleblowers

WMD: Weapons of Mass Deception

We’re Not Broke


The Whale

Which Way Home

White Light / Black Rain

Winter Soldier

Who Killed the Electric Car?

Why We Fight

The World According to Monsanto

The World at War

The Yes Men Fix the World


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