Some popular documentaries, based on box office success, include "Fahrenheit 9/11," "March of the Penguins" and "Justin Bieber: Never Say Never." In terms of popularity among critics, "Hoop Dreams," "The Thin Blue Line" and "Grey Gardens" are some favorites.
Neither the American Film Institute, BBC nor IMDb list any documentaries in their top 100 movies, as of 2015. Rotten Tomatoes lists one documentary in its list of the top 100 movies: "Man on Wire." It's ranked as the 61st best movie of all time.
Renowned documentaries from the show "60 Minutes" include "Friendly Fire," "The CIA's Cocaine," "The Co$t of Dying," "Sabotaging the System" and "Joy in the Congo." Each of these five documentaries has won a Peabody Award, a prize that honors excellence in journalism.
History Channel documentaries such as "Bible Secrets Revealed," "America: The Story of Us," "The Men Who Built America" and "Last Days of the Nazis," are very well-regarded among both critics and television viewers. The History Channel makes an effort to cover all aspec...
The 2003 documentary "Living with Michael Jackson: A Tonight Special" was filmed at the Neverland Ranch, which is located at 5225 Figueroa Mountain Road, Los Olivos, California, 93441.
“Honor Flight” is a documentary about a Midwest community coming together to fly four living World War II veterans to visit the World War II memorial in Washington, D.C. The Honor Flight Network is a nonprofit organization that has flown over 100,000 veterans on similar...
The most popular documentary series viewed on PBS is its long running show, "Nature." It was originally released in October of 1982 and has since aired 31 seasons and more than 500 episodes. It is a weekly program that consists of documentaries about various animals and...