Keyword: docudrama


Salvador (1986)

Rated: R Runtime: 123 minutes Release date: 03/04/1986

Maachis (1996)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 132 minutes Release date: 11/29/1996
Told from the pov of a terrorist, the story follows Viran and her brother Jassi who is taken away by the police on suspected terrorism charges. When he returns a broken man, his best friend Pali, who is engaged to Viran, joins a group of anti-government terrorists. Vivran follows Pali who is set to assassinate a government minister, an act he completes by blowing up the motorcade with a bazooka.
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1 1 (1968)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/28/1968
A free-form, part fiction, part documentary piece juxtaposes Rolling Stones performances with images of civilization's destruction.
Gaby-A True Story

Gaby-A True Story (1987)

Rated: R Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 10/29/1987

Out of the Blue (2007)

Rated: None Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 10/18/2007
Based on the Aramoana Massacre that occurred on 13 November and 14 November 1990 in New Zealand. Resident David Gray, an unemployed gun collector, went on a rampage in which 13 people were shot dead, before Gray himself was shot by police.

More Than Just a Game (2009)

Rated: PG Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 10/01/2009
Documents political prisoners playing soccer at Robben Island prison, where Nelson Mandela was held. Told through the stories of five former prisoners, follows the story of how political activists who were unjustly imprisoned on Robben Island in the 1960s rise above their incarceration by creating a football league, the Makana Football Association (Makana FA), thereby finding an outlet for their...

Rockers (1978)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 12/31/1978
Tired of being cheated by the music business in Jamaica, a talented musician decides to distribute his records himself on a red motorbike. In spite of having his bike stolen and being beaten for bucking the system, he perseveres.
Death Like A Crumb of Bread

Death Like A Crumb of Bread (1994)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/07/1994
A docudrama based on labor strikes held in Poland during the early eighties: When, on December 13, 1981, General Wojciech Jaruzelski introduced martial law in communist Poland, one of the factories which decided to strike in protest was the "Wujek" coal mine in Silesia. The strike was broken three days later. Nine miners died. The trial of those members of the special militia units accused of...

Escape to Life: The Erika and Klaus Mann Story (2002)

Rated: None Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 01/10/2002
The story of Klaus and Erika Mann, the two brilliant eldest children of Nobel-prize-winner Thomas Mann. Using archival footage, dramatic scenes and interviews, we see how the almost inseparable duo kept going as they grew up in the shadow of a world-famous father and a threatening war. While the siblings often claimed they were identical twins, it is certain that they had a special and tight bond...
Without Evidence

Without Evidence (1995)

Rated: None Runtime: 132 minutes Release date: 11/29/1995
A man searches for the killer of his brother Michael Francke, head of correction for the state of Oregon, who was stabbed to death in 1989 while investigating organized crime's involvement in the management of corrections facilities.
I Want to Live!

I Want to Live! (1958)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 11/29/1958
Crime melodrama about the trial and death sentence of Barbara Graham, a woman from a broken home who grew up to a life of petty thievery, drug addiction, and prostitution. After gwetting mixed up with two male criminals, she became an unwitting pawn in a murder-burglary and paid the ultimate price for it, when her cohorts turned against her in testimony.

Death of a Princess (1979)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 11/29/1979
Salt of the Earth

Salt of the Earth (1953)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 11/29/1953
A long, hard strike in the mines of Silver City (New Mexico) in the early 50s and the prejudice against the Mexican workers who sought to receive the same treatment as their white co-workers, is the storyline and backdrop for this combative story. One of the most important films of American cinema, it was directed, produced and acted by a group of progressive professionals, all of whom were...
Incident at Oglala

Incident at Oglala (1992)

Rated: PG Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 05/07/1992
Drama based on a court case involving American Indian activist Leonard Peltier, convicted for allegedly killing two FBI agents and another Native American in a shoot-out on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota in June 1975. Peltier is currently serving two consecutive life sentences.

The Giving (1992)

Rated: None Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 11/12/1992
A computer programmer tries to help the homeless.

Maggie & Pierre (1983)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 75 minutes Release date: 11/29/1983
See No Evil

See No Evil (1987)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 60 minutes Release date: 11/29/1987
Docu-drama recreating the fight for stronger industrial health and safety standards following an accident at a tranformer plant in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
Voyage of the Damned

Voyage of the Damned (1975)

Rated: PG Runtime: 155 minutes Release date: 12/31/1975
In 1939, the MS St. Louis ocean liner set sail from Germany to Cuba. Carrying Jewish refugees, the vessel met a tragic fate.

Annie's Coming Out (1985)

Rated: PG Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 04/11/1985
Little Dieter Needs to Fly

Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1998)

Rated: None Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 04/07/1998
Dieter Dengler, growing up in bombed out, postwar Germany, dreamed of flying, of being a test pilot. He made his way, penniless, to America, where he joined the military in pursuit of his obsession to fly. Cut to Vietnam, where on his first mission, Dieter is shot down and captured by Vietcong guerrillas. The details of his incarceration, eventual escape and rescue are explored while some sections...
China: the Panda Adventure

China: the Panda Adventure (2001)

Rated: None Runtime: 48 minutes Release date: 09/13/2001
In 1936, Ruth Harkness, the widow of a naturalist, vows to to fulfill her husband's dream of bringing back to North America the first live panda. She sets out to China with helper Quentin, determined to find a panda. After braving both natural hazards and a treacherous English hunter, she succeeds in her quest.
Private Parts

Private Parts (1997)

Rated: R Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 03/06/1997
With nothing more than burning desire and a complete lack of decorum, incorrigible shock jock Howard Stern goes from Detroit college radio dork to undisputed heavyweight king of the New York City airwaves. The story follows his life infancy to the beginning of his career.

Buy It Now (2005)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 58 minutes Release date: 04/29/2005
A 16-year-old girl sells her virginity online to the highest bidder.

Chords of Fame (1983)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 11/29/1983
Ghosts of the Abyss

Ghosts of the Abyss (2003)

Rated: G Runtime: 60 minutes Release date: 04/10/2003
Director James Cameron journeys back to the site of his greatest inspiration--the legendary wreck of the Titanic. With a team of the world's foremost historic and marine experts and friend Bill Paxton, he embarks on an unscripted adventure back to the final grave where nearly 1,500 souls lost their lives almost a century ago. Using state-of-the-art technology developed expressly for this...