Best new Documentaries (2016) - Top Netflix & Cinema



Thankfully, the documentary film finally gets the attention it deserves, after decades of underestimation. Hard to pick, but these are the ones we thought were the most interesting, touching, compelling or whatever.
The Vore's Film staff selects the top best documentary movies of 2017 in cinema or on DVD or Netfix. Are Asif Kapadia, Jimmy Chin & Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi our new documentary genre directors?

documentary movies2017
Popular actorsAmy Winehouse, Mitch Winehouse & Mark Ronson
Trending moviesAmy, Cobain: Montage of Heck & The Look of Silence

Best documentary movies on Netflix or DVD in 2017

2010's best rated documentary movies out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

  1. The Look of Silence (17-07-2015, 103 minutes)
  2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bp1xT302VcY
    Starring
    DirectorJoshua Oppenheimer (The Act of Killing, The Entire History of the Louisiana Purchase & The Globalisation Tapes )
    CountryDenmark Finland France Germany India Netherlands Norway United Kingdom United States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  3. The Salt of the Earth (27-03-2015, 110 minutes)
  4. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgd3ZDtx8lg
    StarringSebastião Salgado, Wim Wenders & Lélia Wanick Salgado
    DirectorJuliano Ribeiro Salgado & Wim Wenders (The Oscars, Paris la métisse & Nauru, an Island Adrift )
    CountryBrazil France Italy
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  5. Citizenfour (23-02-2015, 114 minutes)
  6. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XiGwAvd5mvM
    StarringEdward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald & William Binney
    DirectorLaura Poitras (The Oath, Flag Wars & My Country, My Country )
    CountryGermany United Kingdom United States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  7. The Overnighters (31-10-2014, 102 minutes)
  8. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_50-lKvqF4
    StarringJay Reinke & Keegan Edwards
    DirectorJesse Moss (Full Battle Rattle, Speedo & Rated 'R': Republicans in Hollywood )
    CountryUnited States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  9. National Gallery (08-10-2014, 180 minutes)
  10. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yu7b-jGANr8
    Starring
    DirectorFrederick Wiseman (At Berkeley, High School & Titicut Follies )
    CountryFrance United Kingdom United States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

New documentary movies out now

Best recent & upcoming documentary movies with release dates.

Voyage of Time by Terrence Malick

Release date2016
CountryUnited States
StarringBrad Pitt & Cate Blanchett
Previous releasesThe Thin Red Line, The Tree of Life & The New World
Associated with documentary,

Amy (03-07-2015, 128 minutes))

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_2yCIwmNuLE
DirectorAsif Kapadia (Senna, The Warrior & Far North )
StarringAmy Winehouse, Mitch Winehouse & Mark Ronson
CountryUnited Kingdom United States
Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

Meru (14-08-2015, 87 minutes))

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qdWzTqyMtSU
DirectorJimmy Chin & Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi (The Wildest Dream, The Incredible Hulk: Solar Flare & 180° South )
StarringConrad Anker, Grace Chin & Jimmy Chin
CountryIndia United States
Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (25-06-2015, 119 minutes))

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ixgd38EZIR0
DirectorAlex Gibney (We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks, Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room & Taxi to the Dark Side )
StarringAlex Gibney, Paul Haggis & Jason Beghe
CountryUnited States
Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

Cobain: Montage of Heck (04-05-2015, 145 minutes))

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iqyPMyC2T0s
DirectorBrett Morgen (The Kid Stays in the Picture, Chicago 10 & Crossfire Hurricane )
StarringAaron Burckhard, Chad Channing & Don Cobain
CountryUnited States
Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

The Wolfpack (10-07-2015, 90 minutes))

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDbqcMfUdlI
DirectorCrystal Moselle (Frida, Separating Ourselves & Excavating Taylor Mead )
Starring Bhagavan Angulo, Govinda Angulo & Jagadisa Angulo
CountryUnited States
Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix
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