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 movies 2017 Popular actors Amy Winehouse, Mitch Winehouse & Mark Ronson Trending movies Amy, 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). The Look of Silence (17-07-2015, 103 minutes)
Starring Director Joshua Oppenheimer (The Act of Killing, The Entire History of the Louisiana Purchase & The Globalisation Tapes ) Country Denmark Finland France Germany India Netherlands Norway United Kingdom United States Buy/stream it / Amazon Netflix The Salt of the Earth (27-03-2015, 110 minutes)
Starring Sebastião Salgado, Wim Wenders & Lélia Wanick Salgado Director Juliano Ribeiro Salgado & Wim Wenders (The Oscars, Paris la métisse & Nauru, an Island Adrift ) Country Brazil France Italy Buy/stream it / Amazon Netflix Citizenfour (23-02-2015, 114 minutes)
Starring Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald & William Binney Director Laura Poitras (The Oath, Flag Wars & My Country, My Country ) Country Germany United Kingdom United States Buy/stream it / Amazon Netflix The Overnighters (31-10-2014, 102 minutes)
Starring Jay Reinke & Keegan Edwards Director Jesse Moss (Full Battle Rattle, Speedo & Rated 'R': Republicans in Hollywood ) Country United States Buy/stream it / Amazon Netflix National Gallery (08-10-2014, 180 minutes)
Starring Director Frederick Wiseman (At Berkeley, High School & Titicut Follies ) Country France 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 date 2016 Country United States Starring Brad Pitt & Cate Blanchett Previous releases The Thin Red Line, The Tree of Life & The New World Associated with documentary, Amy (03-07-2015, 128 minutes))
Director Asif Kapadia (Senna, The Warrior & Far North ) Starring Amy Winehouse, Mitch Winehouse & Mark Ronson Country United Kingdom United States Buy/stream it / Amazon Netflix Meru (14-08-2015, 87 minutes))
Director Jimmy Chin & Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi (The Wildest Dream, The Incredible Hulk: Solar Flare & 180° South ) Starring Conrad Anker, Grace Chin & Jimmy Chin Country India United States Buy/stream it / Amazon Netflix Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (25-06-2015, 119 minutes))
Director Alex Gibney (We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks, Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room & Taxi to the Dark Side ) Starring Alex Gibney, Paul Haggis & Jason Beghe Country United States Buy/stream it / Amazon Netflix Cobain: Montage of Heck (04-05-2015, 145 minutes))
Director Brett Morgen (The Kid Stays in the Picture, Chicago 10 & Crossfire Hurricane ) Starring Aaron Burckhard, Chad Channing & Don Cobain Country United States Buy/stream it / Amazon Netflix The Wolfpack (10-07-2015, 90 minutes))
Director Crystal Moselle (Frida, Separating Ourselves & Excavating Taylor Mead ) Starring Bhagavan Angulo, Govinda Angulo & Jagadisa Angulo Country United States Buy/stream it / Amazon Netflix