Best Documentary Movies of 1965

1.

Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music Part I

3.5
8.4/10 IMDB

The first-ever Sinatra television special in color, this 1965 performance showcases the Chairman in peak form to mark the occasion of Frank Sinatra's 50th birthday.. The Nelson Riddle arrangements sparkle, opening with a classic rendition of I've Got You Under My Skin and continuing on with other favorites such as I Get A Kick Out Of You, Come Fly With Me and The Lady Is A Tramp.

Starring: Frank Sinatra ..
Release date: 1965-11-24
Best Documentary Movies of 1965 : Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music Part II
2.

Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music Part II

3.4
8.2/10 IMDB

The second annual TV special thrills from start to finish, with unforgettable performances of signature songs "Fly Me To The Moon," "Luck Be A Lady" and "That's Life." Frank is joined by daughter Nancy in a playful duet in this delightful hour of music.

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Nancy Sinatra ..
Directed by: Dwight Hemion
Release date: 1965-12-07
3.

Judoka

3.3
7.7/10 IMDB

The unusual short story of a Canadian Judoka Doug Rogers, who developed, in Japan, a talent for Judo that led him into competition for the world championships at the Tokyo Olympics and subsequent competition at the Pan American Games. The short film shows the intensive training he took at a Tokyo college as well as glimpses of his life in Japan while studying with legendary Judoka Kimura Sensei.

Starring: Doug Rogers ..
Directed by: Josef Reeve
Release date: 1965-01-01
Best Documentary Movies of 1965 : Screen Test: Edie Sedgwick
4.

Screen Test: Edie Sedgwick

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

Andy directs Edie for a screen test.

Starring: Edie Sedgwick ..
Directed by: Andy Warhol
Release date: 1965-01-01
Best Documentary Movies of 1965 : The Beatles at Shea Stadium
5.

The Beatles at Shea Stadium

3.3
8.3/10 IMDB

The Beatles at Shea Stadium is a fifty-minute-long documentary of the Beatles' 1965 concert at Shea Stadium in New York, the highlight of the group's 1965 tour.

Starring: John Lennon, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, Ed Sullivan ..
Release date: 1965-08-15
Best Documentary Movies of 1965 : The Debussy Film
6.

The Debussy Film

3.3
7.8/10 IMDB

An actor is playing Claude Debussy in a film about the composer's life, and finds himself identifying with his subject very closely.

Starring: Oliver Reed, Vladek Sheybal, Annette Robertson, Vernon Dobtcheff ..
Directed by: Ken Russell
Release date: 1965-05-18
Best Documentary Movies of 1965 : Hollywood My Home Town
7.

Hollywood My Home Town

3.3
8.0/10 IMDB

Ken Murray narrates his 16mm home movies shot over 35 years in Hollywood.

Starring: Ken Murray, Armin Hoffman, Ben Alexander, Mary Astor, Lew Ayres, John Barrymore, Ralph Bellamy, Edgar Bergen, Sally Blane, Pat Boone ..
Directed by: William Martin
Release date: 1965-12-31
Best Documentary Movies of 1965 : Buster Keaton Rides Again
8.

Buster Keaton Rides Again

3.1
7.3/10 IMDB

This is a documentary about the film "The Railrodder"

Starring: Buster Keaton, Eleanor Keaton, Gerald Potterton, Michael Kane ..
Directed by: John Spotton
Release date: 1965-10-30
Best Documentary Movies of 1965 : Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr. Leonard Cohen
9.

Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr. Leonard Cohen

3.1
7.4/10 IMDB

A 1964 documentary portrait of Cohen in his pre-musician days as a poet and stand-up comedian.

Starring: Leonard Cohen, Donald Brittain, Derek May, Mort Rosengarten ..
Directed by: Donald Brittain, Don Owen
Release date: 1965-01-01
Best Documentary Movies of 1965 : High Steel
10.

High Steel

3.0
7.3/10 IMDB

A dizzying view of Manhattan in the 1960s, the tallest town in the world, and the men who work cloud-high to keep it growing. They are the Mohawk Indians of Kahnawake, near Montréal, famed for their skill in erecting the steel frames of skyscrapers. The film shows their nimble work, high above the pavement, but there are also glimpses of the quieter community life of the old Kahnawake Reserve.

Starring: Don Francks ..
Directed by: Don Owen
Release date: 1965-01-01

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