Best Documentary Movies of 2015



7.8/10 IMDB

A documentary on the life of Amy Winehouse, the immensely talented yet doomed songstress. We see her from her teen years, where she already showed her singing abilities, to her finding success and then her downward spiral into alcoholism and drugs.

Starring: Amy Winehouse, Mark Ronson, Tony Bennett, Pete Doherty, Blake Fielder, Juliette Ashby, Salaam Remi, Yasiin Bey, Mitch Winehouse, Tyler James ..
Directed by: Asif Kapadia
Release date: 2015-07-03

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief

8.0/10 IMDB

GOING CLEAR intimately profiles eight former members of the Church of Scientology, shining a light on how they attract true believers and the things they do in the name of religion.

Starring: Paul Haggis, Jason Beghe, Alex Gibney, Lawrence Wright, Sherry Stringfield, Tom Cruise, John Travolta, Katie Holmes, Nancy Cartwright, Kirstie Alley ..
Directed by: Alex Gibney
Release date: 2015-01-25


7.7/10 IMDB

Meru is the electrifying story of three elite American climbers—Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin, and Renan Ozturk—bent on achieving the impossible.

Starring: Conrad Anker, Grace Chin, Jimmy Chin, Amee Hinkley, Renan Ozturk, Renan Ozturk, Jon Krakauer, Jenni Lowe-Anker, Jeremy Jones, Jeremy Jones ..
Directed by: Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
Release date: 2015-01-25

Cobain: Montage of Heck

7.5/10 IMDB

Hailed as one of the most innovative and intimate documentaries of all time, experience Kurt Cobain like never before in the only ever fully authorized portrait of the famed music icon. Academy Award nominated filmmaker Brett Morgen expertly blends Cobain's personal archive of art, music, never seen before movies, animation and revelatory interviews from his family and closest friends.

Starring: Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl, Courtney Love, Krist Novoselic, Frances Bean Cobain, Pat Smear, Dale Crover, Buzz Osborne, Eric Erlandson, Jennifer Finch ..
Directed by: Brett Morgen
Release date: 2015-03-23

What Happened, Miss Simone?

7.6/10 IMDB

The film chronicles Nina Simone's journey from child piano prodigy to iconic musician and passionate activist, told in her own words.

Starring: Nina Simone, Lisa Simone, Dick Gregory, Stanley Crouch, Elisabeth Henry-Macari, Ilyasah Shabazz ..
Directed by: Liz Garbus
Release date: 2015-01-22

Where to Invade Next

7.5/10 IMDB

To understand firsthand what the United States of America can learn from other nations, Michael Moore playfully “invades” some to see what they have to offer.

Starring: Michael Moore, Jón Gnarr, Krista Kiuru, Dr. Pasi Sahlberg ..
Directed by: Michael Moore
Release date: 2015-12-23

Taylor Swift: The 1989 World Tour - Live

8.9/10 IMDB

Filmed in front of 76,000 fans at the ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia, "The 1989 World Tour Live" captures Taylor Swift's entire performance while also mixing in behind-the-scene, rehearsal, and special guest footage from her 1989 Tour.

Starring: Taylor Swift, Ellen DeGeneres, Cara Delevingne, Lena Dunham, Selena Gomez, Ellie Goulding, Mariska Hargitay, Mick Jagger, Nick Jonas, Jaime King ..
Directed by: Jonas Åkerlund
Release date: 2015-12-20

Cartel Land

7.3/10 IMDB

In the Mexican state of Michoacán, Dr. Jose Mireles, a small-town physician known as "El Doctor," shepherds a citizen uprising against the Knights Templar, the violent drug cartel that has wreaked havoc on the region for years. Meanwhile, in Arizona's Altar Valley—a narrow, 52-mile-long desert corridor known as Cocaine Alley—Tim "Nailer" Foley, an American veteran, heads a small paramilitary group called Arizona Border Recon, whose goal is to halt Mexico’s drug wars from seeping across our border.

Starring: Robert Hetrick, José Manuel Mireles Valverde, Tim Nailer Foley, Paco Valenciano, Chaneque, Caballo, Enrique Peña Nieto, Ana Valencia, Estanislao Beltránin, Janet Fields ..
Directed by: Matthew Heineman
Release date: 2015-07-03

Making a Murderer

8.6/10 IMDB

Filmed over a 10-year period, Steven Avery, a DNA exoneree who, while in the midst of exposing corruption in local law enforcement, finds himself the prime suspect in a grisly new crime. Viewers are taken inside a high-stakes criminal case where reputation is everything and things are never as they appear.

Release date: 2015-12-18

Soaked in Bleach

7.3/10 IMDB

Twenty years ago, Kurt Cobain was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound to the head. The world was told it was a suicide, but evidence would lead many people to believe it might be otherwise. The film investigates the possibilities that exist that Kurt Cobain's death might not have been a suicide, that the Seattle Police Department rushed their verdict, and the global media perpetuated lies and misinformation fed to them by Courtney Love that created the belief in many that Cobain killed himself—but when revealed to be lies—lead many to now question what happened.

Starring: Kurt Cobain, Daniel Roebuck, Sarah Scott, August Emerson, Kurt Loder, Tyler Bryan ..
Directed by: Benjamin Statler
Release date: 2015-06-09

The Wolfpack

7.0/10 IMDB

Locked away from society in an apartment on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the Angulo brothers learn about the outside world through the films that they watch. Nicknamed ‘The Wolfpack’, the brothers spend their childhood reenacting their favorite films using elaborate home-made props and costumes. Their world is shaken up when one of the brothers escapes and everything changes.

Starring: Bhagavan Angulo, Govinda Angulo, Jagadisa Angulo, Narayana Angulo, Krsna Angulo, Mukunda Angulo, Chloe Pecorino, Ned Shatzer, Oscar Angulo, Susanne Angulo ..
Directed by: Crystal Moselle
Release date: 2015-06-12

Requiem for the American Dream

8.1/10 IMDB

Through interviews filmed over four years, Noam Chomsky unpacks the principles that have brought us to the crossroads of historically unprecedented inequality – tracing a half-century of policies designed to favor the most wealthy at the expense of the majority – while also looking back on his own life of activism and political participation. He provides penetrating insight into what may well be the lasting legacy of our time – the death of the middle class, and swan song of functioning democracy.

Starring: Noam Chomsky ..
Directed by: Jared P. Scott, Peter D. Hutchison, Kelly Nyks
Release date: 2015-04-18

Racing Extinction

8.2/10 IMDB

An unlikely team of activists and innovators hatches a bold mission to save endangered species.

Starring: Elon Musk, Jane Goodall, Louie Psihoyos, Leilani Munter, Charles Hambleton, Heather Dawn Rally, Joel Sartore, Paul Hilton, Austin Richards, Travis Threlkel ..
Directed by: Louie Psihoyos
Release date: 2015-01-24

Hitting the Apex

8.2/10 IMDB

The inside story of six fighters – six of the fastest motorcycle racers of all time – and of the fates that awaited them at the peak of the sport. It's the story of what is at stake for all of them: all that can be won, and all that can be lost, when you go chasing glory at over two hundred miles an hour – on a motorcycle.

Starring: Brad Pitt, Valentino Rossi, Jorge Lorenzo, Casey Stoner, Dani Pedrosa, Marco Simoncelli, Marc Márquez ..
Directed by: Mark Neale
Release date: 2015-09-02

The Hunt

9.2/10 IMDB

The contests between predators and prey are the most critical events in nature. The outcome of these interactions is seldom a foregone conclusion. For both sides, it is a matter of life and death. Narrated by Sir David Attenborough, this series takes an intimate look at the remarkable strategies of hunters and, in some cases, the hunted, exploring the challenges animals face and the tactics they employ. It is how animals respond to a particular challenge that determines whether they are successful. The strategies of both predators and prey are shaped by where they live, so each episode focuses on one principal habitat, whether savannah, jungle or ocean.

Release date: 2015-11-01

Listen to Me Marlon

8.1/10 IMDB

With exclusive access to his extraordinary unseen and unheard personal archive including hundreds of hours of audio recorded over the course of his life, this is the definitive Marlon Brando cinema documentary. Charting his exceptional career as an actor and his extraordinary life away from the stage and screen with Brando himself as your guide, the film will fully explore the complexities of the man by telling the story uniquely from Marlon's perspective, entirely in his own voice. No talking heads, no interviewees, just Brando on Brando and life.

Starring: Marlon Brando, Stella Adler, Bette Davis, Montgomery Clift, Anna Kashfi, Dick Cavett, Francis Ford Coppola, Konstantin Stanislavski ..
Directed by: Stevan Riley
Release date: 2015-07-29

John Mulaney: The Comeback Kid

7.9/10 IMDB

Armed with boyish charm and a sharp wit, the former "SNL" writer offers sly takes on marriage, his beef with babies and the time he met Bill Clinton.

Starring: John Mulaney ..
Directed by: Rhys Thomas
Release date: 2015-11-13

Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things

6.6/10 IMDB

How might your life be better with less? The popular simple-living duo The Minimalists examines the many flavors of minimalism by taking the audience inside the lives of minimalists from various walks of life.

Starring: Joshua Fields Millburn, Ryan Nicodemus, Dan Harris, Joshua Becker, Shannon Whitehead, Sam Harris, Rick Hanson, Jay Austin ..
Directed by: Matt D'Avella
Release date: 2015-09-26

The True Cost

7.7/10 IMDB

Film from Andrew Morgan. The True Cost is a documentary film exploring the impact of fashion on people and the planet.

Starring: Vandana Shiva, Stella McCartney, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Richard Wolff, Mark Crispin Miller ..
Directed by: Andrew Morgan
Release date: 2015-05-29


7.3/10 IMDB

Filmmakers discuss the legacy of Alfred Hitchcock and the book “Hitchcock/Truffaut” (“Le cinéma selon Hitchcock”), written by François Truffaut and published in 1966.

Starring: Bob Balaban, Wes Anderson, Olivier Assayas, Peter Bogdanovich, Arnaud Desplechin, David Fincher, James Gray, Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Richard Linklater, Paul Schrader ..
Directed by: Kent Jones
Release date: 2015-09-04

The Hunting Ground

7.4/10 IMDB

A startling expose of rape crimes on US campuses, their institutional cover-ups, and the devastating toll they take on students and their families. The film follows the lives of several undergraduate assault survivors as they attempt to pursue—despite incredible push back, harassment and traumatic aftermath—both their education and justice.

Starring: Andrea Pino, Annie Clark, Claire Potter, Melinda Manning, Claire Potter, Kimberly Theidon, Kamilah Willingham, Caroline Heldman, David Lisak, Leslie Strohm ..
Directed by: Kirby Dick
Release date: 2015-02-27
Best Documentary Movies of 2015 : Louis C.K.: Live at The Comedy Store

Louis C.K.: Live at The Comedy Store

7.8/10 IMDB

This material was developed and prepared over the last year or so, mostly in comedy clubs. This special kind of goes back to when he used to just make noises and be funny for no particular reason. It felt right to him to shoot this special in a club to give it that live immediate intimate feeling. The show is about an hour long. The opening act, who is seen at the beginning (good place for an opening act) is Jay London. One of his favorite club comics going way back to the late 80s when he first started in working in New York.

Starring: Louis C. K., Jay London, Louis C.K. ..
Directed by: Louis C.K.
Release date: 2015-01-27


6.3/10 IMDB

Filmed over 14 months with unprecedented access into the inner circle of the man and the sport, this is the first official and fully authorised film of one of the most celebrated figures in football. For the first time ever, the world gets vividly candid and un-paralleled, behind-closed-doors access to the footballer, father, family-man and friend in this moving & fascinating documentary. Through in-depth conversations, state of the art football footage and never before seen archival footage, the film gives an astonishing insight into the sporting and personal life of triple Ballon D'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo at the peak of his career. From the makers of ‘Senna’ and ‘Amy’, Ronaldo takes audiences on an intimate and revealing journey of what it’s like to live as an iconic athlete in the eye of the storm.

Starring: Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Dolores Aveiro, Hugo Aveiro, Georgie Bingham, Adrian Clarke, Rio Ferdinand, Jorge Mendes, David Álvarez Izquierdo, Rhiannon Jones ..
Directed by: Anthony Wonke
Release date: 2015-11-09

The Fear of 13

7.6/10 IMDB

After 23 years on Death Row a convicted murderer petitions the court asking to be executed, but as his story unfolds, it becomes clear that nothing is what it seems.

Starring: Sammy Silverwatch ..
Directed by: David Sington
Release date: 2015-10-15


7.5/10 IMDB

Adopted from South Korea, raised on different continents & connected through social media, Samantha & Anaïs believe that they are twin sisters separated at birth.

Starring: Anais Bordier, Samantha Futerman, Kanoa Goo ..
Directed by: Samantha Futerman, Ryan Miyamoto
Release date: 2015-07-17

Best of Enemies

7.6/10 IMDB

A documentary about the legendary series of nationally televised debates in 1968 between two great public intellectuals, the liberal Gore Vidal and the conservative William F. Buckley Jr. Intended as commentary on the issues of their day, these vitriolic and explosive encounters came to define the modern era of public discourse in the media, marking the big bang moment of our contemporary media landscape when spectacle trumped content and argument replaced substance. Best of Enemies delves into the entangled biographies of these two great thinkers, and luxuriates in the language and the theater of their debates, begging the question, "What has television done to the way we discuss politics in our democracy today?"

Starring: Gore Vidal, William F. Buckley Jr., Kelsey Grammer, John Lithgow, Dick Cavett, Christopher Hitchens, Noam Chomsky ..
Directed by: Robert Gordon, Morgan Neville
Release date: 2015-07-31

Janis: Little Girl Blue

7.4/10 IMDB

Janis Joplin's evolution into a star from letters that Joplin wrote over the years to her friends, family, and collaborators.

Starring: Janis Joplin, Cat Power, D. A. Pennebaker, Dick Cavett, Peter Albin, Karleen Bennett, Laura Joplin, Michael Joplin ..
Directed by: Amy J. Berg
Release date: 2015-09-09

Monkey Kingdom

7.2/10 IMDB

A newborn monkey and its mother struggle to survive within the competitive social hierarchy of the Temple Troop, a dynamic group of monkeys who live in ancient ruins found deep in the storied jungles of South Asia.

Starring: Tina Fey ..
Directed by: Mark Linfield, Alastair Fothergill
Release date: 2015-04-16

Daft Punk Unchained

7.3/10 IMDB

Daft Punk Unchained is the first film about the pop culture phenomenon that is Daft Punk, the duo with 12 million albums sold worldwide and seven Grammy Awards. Throughout their career Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo have always resisted compromise and the established codes of show business. They have remained determined to maintain control of every link in the chain of their creative process. In the era of globalisation and social networks, they rarely speak in public and neither do they show their faces on TV. This documentary explores this unprecedented cultural revolution revealing a duo of artists on a permanent quest for creativity, independence and freedom.

Starring: Thomas Bangalter, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, Michel Gondry, Paul Williams, Giorgio Moroder, Tony Gardner, Joseph Trapanese, Nile Rodgers ..
Directed by: Hervé Martin-Delpierre
Release date: 2015-06-24

Be Here Now

8.5/10 IMDB

An inspiring feature documentary and love story, about the overnight sensation, actor and international sex symbol, Andy Whitfield, who put the same determination and dedication that he brought to his lead role in "Spartacus" into fighting life-threatening cancer.

Starring: Andy Whitfield, Jai Courtney, Indigo Whitfield, Jesse Whitfield, Pat Whitfield, Robert Whitfield, Vashti Whitfield ..
Directed by: Lilibet Foster
Release date: 2015-06-13

He Named Me Malala

7.0/10 IMDB

A look at the events leading up to the Taliban's attack on the young Pakistani school girl, Malala Yousafzai, for speaking out on girls' education and the aftermath, including her speech to the United Nations.

Starring: Malala Yousafzai, Ziauddin Yousafzai, Toor Pekai Yousafzai, Khushal Yousafzai, Atal Yousafzai, Mobin Khan ..
Directed by: Davis Guggenheim
Release date: 2015-09-12
Best Documentary Movies of 2015 : Sense8: Creating the World

Sense8: Creating the World

8.5/10 IMDB

Go behind the scenes and around the world with the "Sense8" cast and crew in this in-depth look at how the hit series is made.

Starring: Tuppence Middleton, Bae Doo-na, Brian J. Smith, Aml Ameen, Jamie Clayton, Max Riemelt, Miguel Ángel Silvestre, Tina Desai ..
Directed by: Josh Oreck, Lana Wachowski
Release date: 2015-08-01
Best Documentary Movies of 2015 : Don't F*#% With John Wick

Don't F*#% With John Wick

8.3/10 IMDB

Behind the scenes look at fight choreography and action training.

Starring: Keanu Reeves ..
Directed by: Josh Oreck
Release date: 2015-02-03

Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine

6.9/10 IMDB

When Steve Jobs died the world wept. But what accounted for the grief of millions of people who didn’t know him? This evocative film navigates Jobs' path from a small house in the suburbs, to zen temples in Japan, to the CEO's office of the world's richest company, exploring how Jobs’ life and work shaped our relationship with the computer. The Man in the Machine is a provocative and sometimes startling re-evaluation of the legacy of an icon.

Starring: Bob Belleville, Chrisann Brennan, Nolan Bushnell, Jason Chen, Nick Denton, Jesus Diaz, Peter Elkind, Alex Gibney, Andy Grignon, Steve Jobs ..
Directed by: Alex Gibney
Release date: 2015-08-07

Hot Girls Wanted

6.1/10 IMDB

A first-ever look at the realities of the professional “amateur” porn world and the steady stream of 18-to-19-year old girls entering into it.

Starring: Ava Taylor, Alli Rae, Lucy Tyler, Dillion Carter, Carrie Brooks, Levi Cash, Stella May, Kendall Plemons, Belle Knox, Alaina Kristar ..
Directed by: Jill Bauer, Ronna Gradus
Release date: 2015-05-29
Best Documentary Movies of 2015 : The Death of

The Death of "Superman Lives": What Happened?

7.1/10 IMDB

The Death of 'Superman Lives': What Happened? feature film documents the process of development of the ill fated "Superman Lives" movie, that was to be directed by Tim Burton and star Nicolas Cage as the man of steel himself, Superman. The project went through years of development before the plug was pulled, and this documentary interviews the major players: Kevin Smith, Tim Burton, Jon Peters, Dan Gilroy, Colleen Atwood, Lorenzo di Bonaventura and many many more.

Starring: Jon Schnepp, Tim Burton, Jon Peters, Lorenzo Di Bonaventura, Wesley Strick, Dan Gilroy, Kevin Smith, Rick Heinrichs, Steve Johnson, Colleen Atwood ..
Directed by: Jon Schnepp
Release date: 2015-05-01

Deep Web

6.9/10 IMDB

Deep Web gives the inside story of one of the most important and riveting digital crime sagas of the century -- the arrest of Ross William Ulbricht, the 30-year-old entrepreneur convicted of being 'Dread Pirate Roberts,' creator and operator of online black market Silk Road. As the only film with exclusive access to the Ulbricht family, Deep Web explores how the brightest minds and thought leaders behind the Deep Web and Bitcoin are now caught in the crosshairs of the battle for control of a future inextricably linked to technology, with our digital rights hanging in the balance.

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Ross Ulbricht, Andy Greenberg, Nicolas Christin, Christopher Soghoian, Cindy Cohn, Cody Wilson, Christopher Tarbell, Todd Shipley, Alden Schiller ..
Directed by: Alex Winter
Release date: 2015-03-15
Best Documentary Movies of 2015 : India's Daughter

India's Daughter

8.2/10 IMDB

The story of the short life, and brutal gang rape and murder in Delhi in December 2012 of an exceptional and inspiring young woman. The rape of the 23 year old medical student by 6 men on a moving bus, and her death, sparked unprecedented protests and riots throughout India and led to the first glimmers of a change of mindset. Interwoven into the story line are the lives, values and mindsets of the rapists whom the film makers have had exclusive and unprecedented access to interview before they hang. The film examines the society and values which spawn such violent acts, and makes an optimistic and impassioned plea for change.

Starring: Asha Devi, Badri Singh, Satendra, Mukesh Singh, M.L. Sharma, Vinay Sharma, Pawan Gupta, Akshay Thakur, A.P. Singh, Leila Seth ..
Directed by: Leslee Udwin
Release date: 2015-03-08
Best Documentary Movies of 2015 : Four Falls of Buffalo

Four Falls of Buffalo

8.2/10 IMDB

In 1989, the Buffalo Bills were a talented team full of big personalities, including future Hall-of-Famers Jim Kelly, Bruce Smith, Thurman Thomas and Andre Reed. Dysfunction and infighting ran as deep as the talent in their locker room, but the team known as “The Bickering Bills” would soon transform themselves into an elite force. From 1990 through 1993, the Bills went on an unprecedented run of AFC Championship victories, appearing in a record four straight Super Bowls. But what’s been remembered most is how those Super Bowl appearances played out, with the Bills losing all four. Along the way though, the Bills took part in some of the defining NFL moments of the era. Theirs is a heartbreaking tale, yet one that ultimately proves Jim Kelly and the Bills to be among the most perseverant group of players in NFL lore.

Starring: Troy Aikman, Bill Belichick, Chris Berman, John Elway, William Fichtner, Jimmy Johnson, Jim Kelly, Thurman Thomas, Andre Reed, Bruce Smith ..
Directed by: Ken Rodgers
Release date: 2015-12-12

Bitter Lake

8.1/10 IMDB

An experimental documentary that explores Saudi Arabia's relationship with the U.S. and the role this has played in the war in Afghanistan.

Starring: Adam Curtis ..
Directed by: Adam Curtis
Release date: 2015-01-24
Best Documentary Movies of 2015 : Kobe Bryant's Muse

Kobe Bryant's Muse

7.8/10 IMDB

Documentary that goes behind the stats to reveal the story of Kobe Bryant's basketball career, exploring the mentorships, allies and rivalries that have helped shape his stellar 18-year tenure in the NBA, and offering access to his daily experiences, his lifelong inspirations and the battle with his greatest personal challenge yet

Starring: Kobe Bryant, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, John S. Battle, Larry Bird, Joe Bryant, Derek Fisher, Chick Hearn, Dennis Johnson, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan ..
Directed by: Gotham Chopra
Release date: 2015-02-28

B-Movie: Lust & Sound in West-Berlin 1979-1989

7.8/10 IMDB

The wild West Berlin of the 1980s became the creative melting pot of pop subcultures: music, art and chaos. Before the Iron Curtain fell, anything and everything seemed possible.

Starring: Mark Reeder, Gudrun Gut, Blixa Bargeld, Nick Cave, Tilda Swinton, Die Toten Hosen, Die Ärzte, DJ Westbam, Nena, David Bowie ..
Directed by: Jörg A. Hoppe, Heiko Lange, Klaus Maeck
Release date: 2015-02-05

The Scientist: Are We Missing Something?

8.8/10 IMDB

The story of Nobel prize nominee Dr Mechoulam from his early days as a child of the Holocaust in Bulgaria, through his immigration to Israel, and his career as the chief investigator into the chemistry and biology of the world's most misunderstood plant. Dr. Mechoulam ascertained that THC interacts with the largest receptor system in the human body, the endocannabinoid system.

Starring: Raphael Mechoulam ..
Directed by: Zach Klein
Release date: 2015-11-08

The Mask You Live In

7.6/10 IMDB

Compared to girls, research shows that boys in the United States are more likely to be diagnosed with a behaviour disorder, prescribed stimulant medications, fail out of school, binge drink, commit a violent crime, and/or take their own lives. The Mask You Live In asks: as a society, how are we failing our boys?

Starring: Michael Kimmel, Caroline Heldman, Tony Porter, Nadine Burke, William Pollack, Steven Mason, Luis Vallejo, Ana Montes, Joseph Marshall, Philip Zimbardo ..
Directed by: Jennifer Siebel Newsom
Release date: 2015-01-05
Best Documentary Movies of 2015 : Of Miracles and Men

Of Miracles and Men

8.2/10 IMDB

The story of one of the greatest upsets in sports history has been told. Or has it? On a Friday evening in Lake Placid, New York, a plucky band of American collegians stunned the vaunted Soviet national team, 4-3 in the medal round of the 1980 Winter Olympic hockey competition. Americans couldn't help but believe in miracles that night, and when the members of Team USA won the gold medal two days later, they became a team for the ages. In the 30 for 30 film "Of Miracles and Men," director Jonathan Hock ("The Best That Never Was" and "Survive and Advance") explores the scope of the "Miracle on Ice" through the Soviet lens. His intense focus on the game itself gives it renewed suspense and a fresh perspective. But the journey of the stunned Soviet team didn't begin -- or end -- in Lake Placid.

Starring: Jeff Daniels ..
Directed by: Jonathan Hock
Release date: 2015-02-08

The Resurrection of Jake The Snake

7.8/10 IMDB

A fallen professional wrestling superstar battles his past demons in a struggle to reclaim his life and the family that has given up on him.

Starring: Page Falkinburg Jr., Aurelian Smith Jr., Scott Hall, Steve Austin, Jim Ross, Chris Irvine, Ted DiBiase Sr., Dustin Runnels, Louie Benson, Joe Case ..
Directed by: Steve Yu
Release date: 2015-01-23

Only the Dead

7.6/10 IMDB

A searing account of war correspondent Michael Ware's seven years reporting in Iraq--an extraordinary journey that takes him into the darkest recesses of the Iraq War and the human soul.

Starring: Michael Ware ..
Directed by: Bill Guttentag, Michael Ware
Release date: 2015-06-11

Back in Time

6.3/10 IMDB

Cast, crew and fans explore the 'Back to the Future' time-travel trilogy's resonance throughout our culture—30 years after Marty McFly went back in time.

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Lea Thompson, Christopher Lloyd, Robert Zemeckis, Alan Silvestri, Bob Gale, Claudia Wells, Dean Cundey, Donald Fullilove, Frank Price ..
Directed by: Jason Aron
Release date: 2015-10-20
Best Documentary Movies of 2015 : Backstreet Boys: Show 'Em What You're Made Of

Backstreet Boys: Show 'Em What You're Made Of

7.5/10 IMDB

A behind-the-scenes look at the popular boy band, Backstreet Boys.

Starring: Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson, Howie Dorough, AJ McLean, Brian Littrell ..
Directed by: Stephen Kijak
Release date: 2015-01-30

Tab Hunter Confidential

7.6/10 IMDB

In the 1950s, Tab Hunter was number one at the box office and number one on the music charts and was Hollywood’s most sought-after young star. Natalie Wood, Debbie Reynolds and Sophia Loren were just a few of the actresses he was romantically linked to. He was America’s Boy Next Door and nothing, it seemed, could damage Tab Hunter’s career. Nothing, that is, except for the fact that Tab Hunter was secretly gay. Now, the secret is out.

Starring: Tab Hunter, Debbie Reynolds, Robert Wagner, John Waters, George Takei, Clint Eastwood, Portia de Rossi, Noah Wyle, Lainie Kazan, Connie Stevens ..
Directed by: Jeffrey Schwarz
Release date: 2015-03-15

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