Best Documentary Movies of 2006

1.

This Film Is Not Yet Rated

5.4
7.5/10 IMDB

Kirby Dick's provocative documentary investigates the secretive and inconsistent process by which the Motion Picture Association of America rates films, revealing the organization's underhanded efforts to control culture. Dick questions whether certain studios get preferential treatment and exposes the discrepancies in how the MPAA views sex and violence.

Starring: Kimberly Peirce, Jon Lewis, David Ansen, Martin Garbus, Wayne Kramer, Paul Dergarabedian, Kevin Smith, John Waters, Matt Stone, Richard Heffner ..
Directed by: Kirby Dick
Release date: 2006-01-26
2.

An Inconvenient Truth

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

A documentary on Al Gore's campaign to make the issue of global warming a recognized problem worldwide.

Starring: Al Gore, Billy West, Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush, George H. W. Bush ..
Directed by: Davis Guggenheim
Release date: 2006-01-24
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3.

The Bridge

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

The Bridge is the controversial documentary that shows people jumping to their death from the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. Director Eric Steel staked out for a year under the infamous bridge filming 23 suicides. The footage was then compiled along with interviews from family, friends, witnesses, and survivors to create this disturbing yet very intriguing documentary.

Starring: Eric Geleynse, Susan Ginwalla, Caroline Pressley, Gene Sprague, Elizabeth 'Lisa' Smith, Rachel Marker, Tara Harrell, Lyle Smith, Dave Williams, Christina Koelling ..
Directed by: Eric Steel
Release date: 2006-10-27
4.

Deliver Us from Evil

4.9
7.9/10 IMDB

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 and a disturbing interview with O'Grady offer a view into the troubled mind of the spiritual leader who moved from parish to parish gaining trust ... all the while betraying so many.

Starring: Oliver O'Grady, Thomas P. Doyle, Pope Benedict XVI, Adam, Monsignor Cain, Jane Degroot, Ann Marie Jyono ..
Directed by: Amy Berg
Release date: 2006-06-24
5.

Jackass Number Two

4.9
7.0/10 IMDB

Jackass Number Two is a compilation of various stunts, pranks and skits, and essentially has no plot. Chris Pontius, Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Bam Margera, and the whole crew return to the screen to raise the stakes higher than ever before.

Starring: Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Steve-O, Chris Pontius, Ryan Dunn, Dave England, Jason Acuña, Preston Lacy, Ehren McGhehey, Brandon DiCamillo ..
Directed by: Jeff Tremaine
Release date: 2006-09-22
6.

Cocaine Cowboys

4.9
7.8/10 IMDB

In the 1980s, ruthless Colombian cocaine barons invaded Miami with a brand of violence unseen in this country since Prohibition-era Chicago - and it put the city on the map. "Cocaine Cowboys" is the true story of how Miami became the drug, murder and cash capital of the United States, told by the people who made it all happen.

Starring: Jon Roberts, Jorge Ayala, Mickey Munday, Toni Mooney, Nelson Andreu, Al Sunshine ..
Directed by: Billy Corben
Release date: 2006-04-26
Best Documentary Movies of 2006 : Madonna: Confessions Tour
7.

Madonna: Confessions Tour

4.6
9.1/10 IMDB

The Confessions Tour was the seventh world concert tour by American singer-songwriter Madonna to support her album Confessions on a Dance Floor. According to Billboard The tour grossed over US$194.7 million, becoming the highest grossing tour ever for a female artist. Madonna broke her own record in 2008, with her Sticky & Sweet Tour. 01. Future Lovers/I Feel Love 02. Get Together 03. Like A Virgin 04. Jump 05. Confessions 06. Live to Tell 07. Forbidden Love 08 .Isaac 09. Sorry 10 .Like It Or Not 11. Sorry (Remix) 12. I Love New York 13. Ray of Light 14. Let It Will Be 15. Drowned World/Substitute For Love 16. Paradise (Not For Me) 17. Music Inferno 18 .Erotica 19 .La Isla Bonita 20. Lucky Star 21. Hung Up

Starring: Madonna, Donna DeLory, Nicki Richards, Addie Yungmee-Schilling-George, Jason Young, Charmine Jordan, Daniel 'Cloud' Campos, Leroy Barnes Jr., Levi Meeuwenberg, Mihran Kirakosian ..
Directed by: Jonas Ã…kerlund
Release date: 2006-11-22
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8.

Lake of Fire

4.4
8.2/10 IMDB

An unflinching look at the how the battle over abortion rights has played out in the United States over the last 15 years

Starring: Noam Chomsky, Bill Baird, Flip Benham ..
Directed by: Tony Kaye
Release date: 2006-09-09
9.

Sharkwater

4.2
8.0/10 IMDB

Driven by passion fed from a life-long fascination with sharks, Stewart Stewart debunks historical stereotypes and media depictions of sharks as bloodthirsty, man-eating monsters and reveals the reality of sharks as pillars in the evolution of the seas.

Starring: Patrick Moore, Erich Ritter, Paul Watson, Rob Stewart, Boris Worm ..
Directed by: Rob Stewart
Release date: 2006-09-11
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10.

Hacking Democracy

4.1
7.9/10 IMDB

Documentary film investigating allegations of election fraud during the 2004 U.S. presidential election. Electronic voting machines count approximately 90% of America's votes in county, state and federal elections. The technology is also increasingly being used across the world, including in Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe and Latin America. The film uncovers incendiary evidence from the trash cans of Texas to the ballot boxes of Ohio, exposing secrecy, votes in the trash, hackable software and election officials rigging the presidential recount.Ultimately proving our votes can be stolen without a trace "Hacking Democracy" culminates in the famous 'Hursti Hack'; a duel between the Diebold voting machines and a computer hacker from Finland - with America's democracy at stake.

Starring: James Naughton, Bev Harris, Harri Hursti, Mark Radke, Ion Sancho, Andy Stephenson ..
Directed by: Simon Ardizzone, Russell Michaels
Release date: 2006-11-02
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