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Top 10 Documentary Movies in the World

Top 10 Documentary Movies in the World

The movie is a very entertaining aspect of the world and Documentary Movie is a part of the Movie and in any Film industries. Through the definition- Documentary Movie is a non fictional motion picture intended to document which is based on the some aspect of reality. In the Documentary Movie represented the historical moment through the picture form which looks real and here we have to see some top most Documentary Movie. Documentary Movie is the very amazing part of the movie which is something different to the imagination and through it display the visualize image in front of the audience.


Top 10 Documentary Movies in the World
Top 10 Documentary Movies in the World

Documentary Movies is the very successful achievement of the film industries and in the whole world; Documentary Movie is always got the succession. It deliver the something real picture in front of the audience and got the 90% and above succession rate around the world. But for making the Documentary Movie need to collection the real fact and make the plan for making the movie and choose the perfect character that plays the exact role which audience need. In the Documentary Movie never can display the unwanted things which mold the movie in another side so very carefully Documentary Movie has made.

Top 10 Documentary Movies in the world:

  1. Shoah

Shoah has released initially in 1985 in Paris and for this movie Director, Claude Lanzmann has spent approx 11 years for sprawling documentary about the Holocaust and also conducted his own interview and had refused a single frame of archival footage. This movie has very great and Cinematography with the William Lubtchansky, Jimmy Glasberg, Dominique Chapuis, Phil Gries etc. This movie has been chiefly for four topics Chełmno, Treblinka, Auschwitz-Birkenau and Warsaw Ghetto etc.

  1. Grizzly Man

This Documentary Movie has released on 12 August 2005 in Unites States of America and directed by the Werner Herzog. This movie has narrated by Werner Herzog and distributed through Lions Gate Entertainment. This movie has about the life and death of bear enthusiast Timothy Treadwell. And in this movie has some Treadwell’s own footage which is of his interactions with grizzly bears in before 2003! This is very entertaining and very focal film in the Documentary Movie world.

  1. Man with a Movie Camera

A man with a Movie Camera has part of documentary and part of cinematic art and this movie has followed the city in 1920s Soviet Union throughout the day from day to night. This movie has initially released in 1929 and DVD initially released in 2006. Sometimes this movie called A Man with a Movie Camera, The Man with the Movie Camera etc. Actually, this movie is very famous in the range of cinematic techniques Vertov invents, deploys or develops like the double exposure, split screens, fast motion, freeze frames, slow motion, jump cuts, Dutch angles etc.

  1. The Act of Killing

The Act of Killing is also a very famous Documentary Movies and released on 2012 in Indonesia. This movie is about who participated in the Indonesian killings of 1965–66 and this movie is directed by Joshua Oppenheimer. Co-director of this movie is Christine Cynn and an anonymous Indonesian. This movie has won best documentary at the 67th BAFTA awards which are the great achievement of director Joshua Oppenheimer and The Act of Killing also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 86th Academy Awards.

  1. Crumb

Crumb is directed by Terry Zwigoff and was released on 1995 in New York City. This movie won BFCA Critics’ Choice Award for Best Documentary Feature and this is about the noted underground cartoonist Robert Crumb and his family. This movies is about the Robert Crumb’s brothers Maxon and Charles as well as his wife Aline Kominsky-Crumb and about his children.  This movie has focused on the Crumb’s career, highlighting his creations “Keep On Truckin’,” Fritz the Cat” etc. as well this Documentary Movie has awesome.

  1. The Cove

The Cove has initially released on 2009 in United State of America and directed by Louie Psihoyos. This Documentary Movie has about the dolphin hunting practices in Japan and this movie has awarded Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature in 2010.  This film basically follows the former dolphin trainer and activist Ric O’Barry’s quest which is about the dolphin hunting operations in Taiji in Wakayama in Japan.

  1. Grey Gardens

Grey Gardens a one of the famed Documentary Movies in United State of America and released in 1976.  This movie is directed by Albert Maysles, Muffie Meyer, Ellen Hovde, and David Maysles and Cinematography is with Albert Maysles, David Maysles. This is very famous American Documentary Movie which is about the Edith Ewing Bouvier Beale known as “Big Edie”, and her daughter Edith Bouvier Beale known as “Little Edie”.

  1. Man on Wire

Man on Wire is a very great Documentary Movies of British which is released on 2008 and directed by James Marsh.  This is basically British-American biographical documentary film and a film chronicles Philippe Petit’s 1974. This movie is the part of Petit’s book and To Reach the Clouds and it has been released in paperback which is with the title Man on Wire. This is a very amazing movie.

  1. Searching for Sugar Man

Searching for Sugar Man is directed by Malik Bendjelloul and this Documentary Movie is released on 2012 in the United Kingdom. Searching for Sugar Man is a Swedish–British documentary film which is of a South African cultural phenomenon. These detail efforts of two Cape Town fans which are about in the late 1990s and Stephen “Sugar” Segerman and Craig Bartholomew Strydom. That is around to find out the rumored the death of American musician Sixto Rodriguez was true.

  1. Blackfish

Blackfish is directed by the Gabriela Cowperthwaite and this Documentary Movie has initially released on 2013 in New York City. Blackfish has focused on Tilikum, an orca held by SeaWorld and here the controversy over captive killer whales. This movie had got permission at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.

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