Best Documentary Movies of 2010

1.

Restrepo

5.5
7.5/10 IMDB

Winner of the 2010 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize for a Documentary, Restrepo chronicles the deployment of a U.S. platoon of courageous American soldiers in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley, considered to be one of the most dangerous postings in the U.S. military.

Starring: Juan "Doc" Restrepo, Dan Kearney, LaMonta Caldwell, Aron Hijar ..
Directed by: Tim Hetherington, Sebastian Junger
Release date: 2010-06-25
2.

Cave of Forgotten Dreams

5.4
7.4/10 IMDB

Werner Herzog gains exclusive access to film inside the Chauvet caves of Southern France, capturing the oldest known pictorial creations of humankind in their astonishing natural setting.

Starring: Werner Herzog, Dominique Baffier, Jean Clottes, Jean-Michel Geneste ..
Directed by: Werner Herzog
Release date: 2010-09-10
3.

Catfish

5.1
7.1/10 IMDB

Nev, a 24-year-old New York-based photographer, has no idea what he's in for when Abby, an eight-year-old girl from rural Michigan, contacts him on Facebook, seeking permission to paint one of his photographs. When he receives her remarkable painting, Nev begins a friendship and correspondence with Abby's family. But things really get interesting when he develops a cyber-romance with Abby's attractive older sister, Megan, a musician and model. Prompted by some startling revelations about Megan, Nev and his buddies embark on a road trip in search of the truth.

Starring: Megan Faccio, Melody C. Roscher, Ariel Schulman, Angela Wesselman-Pierce, Nev Schulman ..
Directed by: Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman
Release date: 2010-09-17
Best Documentary Movies of 2010 : Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking
4.

Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking

4.3
8.6/10 IMDB

Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking is a science documentary mini-series written by British physicist Stephen Hawking. The series was created for Discovery Channel and features computer generated imagery of the universe. In the United Kingdom the series has a modified title, Stephen Hawking's Universe.

Release date: 2010-04-24
Best Documentary Movies of 2010 : The Clock
5.

The Clock

3.8
8.7/10 IMDB

A 24-hour compendium of time-themed film clips, all synched to the time that appears on the clocks and watches within.

Directed by: Christian Marclay
Release date: 2010-10-15
Best Documentary Movies of 2010 : Tales From The Lumber Yard: The Making of Galaxy Of Terror
6.

Tales From The Lumber Yard: The Making of Galaxy Of Terror

3.7
7.4/10 IMDB

Behind the scenes of Roger Corman's Galaxy Of Terror.

Starring: Roger Corman ..
Directed by: Michael Felsher
Release date: 2010-12-26
7.

Inception: Jump right into the action

3.7
8.4/10 IMDB

Blu-Ray extra of the making of Inception. Join filmmaker Christopher Nolan and his cast and crew as they reveal the secrets of Inception, its development, characters, performances, story and jaw-dropping special effects in this solid 14-segments piece.

Starring: Christopher Nolan, Wally Pfister, Joseph Gordon-Levitt ..
Release date: 2010-12-07
Best Documentary Movies of 2010 : Great Migrations
8.

Great Migrations

3.5
8.1/10 IMDB

Three years in the making, and from award-winning National Geographic cinematographers, Great Migrations takes viewers around the world on the arduous journeys millions of animals undertake to ensure the survival of their species. Shot from land and air, in trees and cliff-blinds, on ice floes and underwater, Great Migrations tells the formidable, powerful stories of many of the planet’s species and their movements, while revealing new scientific insights with breathtaking high-definition clarity. Narrated by Alec Baldwin.

Release date: 2010-11-06
Best Documentary Movies of 2010 : The Real Story of Halloween
9.

The Real Story of Halloween

3.5
7.4/10 IMDB

Learn the origins of Halloween and the effects it's had on society and pop culture throughout the years. Explore the history of the jack o' lantern, harvest festival, and origins of trick or treating.

Release date: 2010-10-01
10.

Monsters and Mysteries in Alaska

3.4
5.9/10 IMDB

Alaska – 90,000 square miles of wilderness. Could its uninhabited frontier be hiding monsters and mysteries?

Starring: Peter Thomas ..
Directed by: Doug DePriest
Release date: 2010-03-14

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