Best Documentary Movies of 2018

1.

Won't You Be My Neighbor?

6.0
8.4/10 IMDB

Fred Rogers used puppets and play to explore complex social issues: race, disability, equality and tragedy, helping form the American concept of childhood. He spoke directly to children and they responded enthusiastically. Yet today, his impact is unclear. Have we lived up to Fred's ideal of good neighbors?

Starring: Fred Rogers, François Scarborough Clemmons, Yo-Yo Ma, Joe Negri, Kailyn Davis, David Newell, Joanne Rogers, McColm Cephas Jr., Betty Aberlin, Koko ..
Directed by: Morgan Neville
Release date: 2018-06-08
2.

Free Solo

5.9
8.2/10 IMDB

Follow Alex Honnold as he attempts to become the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite's 3,000 foot high El Capitan wall. With no ropes or safety gear, this would arguably be the greatest feat in rock climbing history.

Starring: Alex Honnold, Jimmy Chin, Tommy Caldwell, Sanni McCandless, Mikey Schaefer, Cheyne Lempe ..
Directed by: Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
Release date: 2018-09-28
3.

They Shall Not Grow Old

5.9
8.3/10 IMDB

A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of Armistice Day, and the end of the war.

Starring: Thomas Adlam, William Argent, John Ashby ..
Directed by: Peter Jackson
Release date: 2018-11-11
4.

RBG

5.5
7.6/10 IMDB

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg now 84, and still inspired by the lawyers who defended free speech during the Red Scare, Ginsburg refuses to relinquish her passionate duty, steadily fighting for equal rights for all citizens under the law. Through intimate interviews and unprecedented access to Ginsburg’s life outside the court, RBG tells the electric story of Ginsburg’s consuming love affairs with both the Constitution and her beloved husband Marty—and of a life’s work that led her to become an icon of justice in the highest court in the land.

Starring: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Jane C. Ginsburg, James Steven Ginsburg, Nina Totenberg, Clara Spera, Gloria Steinem, Martin D. Ginsburg, Antonin Scalia, Bill Clinton, Sharron Frontiero ..
Directed by: Betsy West, Julie Cohen
Release date: 2018-05-04
5.

Three Identical Strangers

5.5
7.6/10 IMDB

New York, 1980. Three complete strangers accidentally discover that they're identical triplets, separated at birth. The 19-year-olds' joyous reunion catapults them to international fame, but also unlocks an extraordinary and disturbing secret that goes beyond their own lives – and could transform our understanding of human nature forever.

Starring: David Kellman, Robert Shafran, Eddy Galland, Lawrence Wright ..
Directed by: Tim Wardle
Release date: 2018-06-29
6.

Taylor Swift: Reputation Stadium Tour

5.1
8.4/10 IMDB

Taylor Swift takes the stage in Dallas for the Reputation Stadium Tour and celebrates a monumental night of music, memories and visual magic.

Starring: Taylor Swift, Tiffany Haddish, Camilla Cabello, Charli XCX, Camila Cabello, Tiffany Haddish, Giuseppe Giofre, Giuseppe Giofrebiz, Tiffany Haddish, Camila Cabello ..
Directed by: Paul Dugdale
Release date: 2018-12-31
7.

Fahrenheit 11/9

5.1
7.0/10 IMDB

Michael Moore's provocative documentary explores the two most important questions of the Trump Era: How the fuck did we get here, and how the fuck do we get out?

Starring: Michael Moore, David Hogg, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Donald Trump, Joe Biden, Roseanne Barr, Steve Bannon, Roger Ailes, Brooke Baldwin, Ashleigh Banfield ..
Directed by: Michael Moore
Release date: 2018-09-10
8.

American Animals

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

Lexington, Kentucky, 2004. Four young men attempt to execute one of the most audacious art heists in the history of the United States.

Starring: Evan Peters, Barry Keoghan, Blake Jenner, Jared Abrahamson, Ann Dowd, Gary Basaraba, Lara Grice, Jane McNeill, Whitney Goin, Udo Kier ..
Directed by: Bart Layton
Release date: 2018-06-01
9.

Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind

4.9
8.0/10 IMDB

A funny, intimate and heartbreaking portrait of one of the world’s most beloved and inventive comedians, Robin Williams, told largely through his own words. Celebrates what he brought to comedy and to the culture at large, from the wild days of late-1970s L.A. to his death in 2014.

Starring: Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Pam Dawber, Whoopi Goldberg, Bobcat Goldthwait, Eric Idle, David Letterman, Steve Martin, David Steinberg, Valerie Velardi ..
Directed by: Marina Zenovich
Release date: 2018-01-19
10.

John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous at Radio City

4.9
8.0/10 IMDB

John Mulaney relays stories from his childhood and "SNL," eviscerates the value of college and laments getting older in this electric comedy special.

Starring: John Mulaney ..
Directed by: Alex Timbers
Release date: 2018-05-01

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