Documentary The Best PG-13 Documentary Movies  

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List of PG-13 documentaries, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG-13 documentaries and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest PG-13 Documentary movie of all time is. This list of popular PG-13 documentaries includes information like who directed the film, when it was released and which actors starred in the movie. If you think the top PG-13 Documentary movie isn't as high as it should be then be sure to vote it up so it can take its rightful place among the other great PG-13 Documentary films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific PG-13 Documentary film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

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The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters is a 2007 American documentary film. Highlighting the popular 1980s arcade game Donkey Kong, it follows Steve Wiebe in his attempts to take the world high ...more

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Super Size Me Supersize She is a 2005 television documentary focused on British professional female bodybuilder Joanna Thomas. The title was a take-off on the success of the film Super Size Me. The one-hour ...more

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Inside Job Matt Damon The creators of ``Undercover Boss'' are behind this unscripted TNT series, which gives the popular CEO-in-disguise premise a bit of a twist. ``Inside Job'' puts candidates for six-figure ...more

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Man on Wire Paul McGill, Robert Sciglimpaglia, Jr. Man on Wire is a 2008 British documentary film directed by James Marsh. The film chronicles Philippe Petit's 1974 high-wire walk between the Twin Towers of New York's World Trade Center. It is ...more

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Hoop Dreams Hoop Dreams is a 1994 American documentary film directed by Steve James and written by James and Frederick Marx, with Kartemquin Films. It follows the story of two African-American high school ...more

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The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara is a 2003 American documentary film about the life and times of former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara ...more

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The Cove The Cove is a 2009 documentary film that analyzes and questions dolphin hunting practices in Japan. It was awarded the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature in 2010. The film is a call to ...more

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Dogtown and Z-Boys Dogtown and Z-Boys is an award winning 2001 documentary film directed by Stacy Peralta. The documentary explores the pioneering of the Zephyr skateboard team in the 1970s and the evolving sport ...more

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Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony Miriam Makeba, Hugh Masekela, Abdullah Ibrahim AMANDLA! A REVOLUTION IN FOUR PART HARMONY tells the story of black South African freedom music and the central role it played against apartheid. The first film to specifically consider the ...more

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Sicko Sicko is a 2007 documentary film by American filmmaker Michael Moore. The film investigates health care in the United States, focusing on its health insurance and the pharmaceutical industry. ...more

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Project Nim Bern Cohen, Reagan Leonard, Bob Angelini Project Nim is a 2011 documentary film directed by James Marsh.

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Catfish Wendy Whelan, Drew Jacoby, Tiler Peck "Nev, a 24-year-old New York–based photographer, has no idea what he’s in for when Abby, an eight-year-old girl from rural Michigan, contacts him on MySpace, seeking permission to paint one ...more

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The Devil and Daniel Johnston The Devil and Daniel Johnston is a 2005 documentary film about the noted American musician Daniel Johnston. It chronicles Johnston's life from childhood up to the present, with an emphasis on ...more

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The Heart of the Game The Heart of the Game is a 2005 sports documentary film about the Roosevelt Roughriders girls basketball team. The movie is centered on their star player Darnellia Russell and the Roughriders ...more

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American Dream Jesse Jackson, Juan Muñoz Through the lenses of cameras, an exploration into the minds - the hopes, dreams, expectations - of their bearers reminds us of the value that has been so deeply ingrained into the ...more

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The U.S. vs. John Lennon Yoko Ono, Walter Cronkite The U.S. vs. John Lennon is a 2006 documentary film about English musician John Lennon's transformation from a member of The Beatles to a rallying anti-war activist striving for world peace ...more

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Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. David Irving, Fred A. Leuchter, David Collins Documentary about Fred Leuchter, an engineer who became an expert on execution devices and was later hired by revisionist historian Ernst Zundel to "prove" that there were no gas ...more

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Rize Kevin Richardson, Lil' C, Tommy the Clown Rize is an American documentary movie starring Lil' C, Tommy Johnson, also known as Tommy the Clown, and Miss Prissy. The documentary exposes the new dance form known as krumping which ...more

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Hackers Wanted is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PG-13 Documentary Movies
Hackers Wanted Hackers Wanted is an unreleased American documentary film. Directed and written by Sam Bozzo, the film explores the origins and nature of hackers and hacking by following the adventures of ...more

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Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Sean Penn Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam is an American grammy Award–winning 1987 documentary, inspired by the anthology of the same title, directed by Bill Couturié. Using real letters ...more

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Senna "The story of Ayrton Senna, perhaps the greatest race car driver who ever lived, is an epic tale that literally twists at every turn. In the mid 1980s, Senna, a young, gifted driver, ...more

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Jesus Camp Jesus Camp is a 2006 American documentary film directed by Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing about a charismatic Christian summer camp, where children spend their summers being taught that they have ...more

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Riding Giants Riding Giants is a 2004 documentary film directed and narrated by Stacy Peralta, a famous skater/surfer. The movie traces the origins of surfing and specifically focuses on the art of big wave ...more

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The September Issue Anna Wintour, Vera Wang, John Galliano The September Issue is a 2009 American documentary film about the behind-the-scenes drama that follows editor-in-chief Anna Wintour and her staff during the production of the September 2007 ...more

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Why We Fight Gore Vidal, Richard Perle, Graydon Carter Why We Fight, directed by Eugene Jarecki, is a 2005 documentary film about the military–industrial complex. The title refers to the World War II-era eponymous propaganda movies commissioned by ...more

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Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Bigger, Stronger, Faster* is a 2008 documentary film directed by Christopher Bell, about the use of anabolic steroids as performance-enhancing drugs in the United States and how this practice ...more

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American Teen Megan Krizmanich, Hannah Bailey, Jake Tusing American Teen is a 2008 documentary film directed by Nanette Burstein and produced by 57th & Irving. It competed in the Documentary Competition at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival, where it ...more

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Shine a Light Bruce Willis, Benicio del Toro, Michael Gross Shine a Light is a 2008 documentary film directed by Martin Scorsese documenting The Rolling Stones' 2006 Beacon Theatre performance on their A Bigger Bang Tour. The film also includes archive ...more

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Soul Power Stewart Levine Soul Power is a 2008 documentary directed by Jeffrey Levy-Hinte.

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Life in a Day "In May 2010, Sundance Institute was invited to participate in a global cinematic experiment. Oscar-winning director Kevin Macdonald was planning to direct a feature-length documentary shot ...more

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Valentino: The Last Emperor Giorgio Armani, Valentino Garavani, Giancarlo Giammetti Valentino: The Last Emperor is a 2008 documentary film about the life of Valentino Garavani. It was produced and directed by Matt Tyrnauer, Special Correspondent for Vanity Fair magazine. The ...more

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Looking for Richard Al Pacino, Alec Baldwin, Kevin Spacey Looking for Richard is a 1996 documentary, drama film directed by Al Pacino.

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I Have Never Forgotten You A documentary on the Austrian-Jewish architectural engineer who became a Nazi hunter after surviving the Holocaust.

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Freakonomics Adesuwa Addy Iyare, Kahiry Bess, Greg Crowe Freakonomics: The Movie is a 2010 American documentary film based on the book Freakonomics by economist Steven D. Levitt and writer Stephen J. Dubner. The film had its premiere at the Tribeca ...more

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Good Hair Al Sharpton, Ice-T, Nia Long Good Hair is a 2009 American comedy documentary film produced by Chris Rock Productions and HBO Films, starring and narrated by comedian Chris Rock. Premiering at the Sundance Film Festival on ...more

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I Am Marc Ian Barasch I Am is a 2010 documentary film directed by Tom Shadyac. "A true Hollywood insider with films like Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Liar, Liar, and Bruce Almighty (among others) on his ...more

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The Eyes of Tammy Faye The Eyes of Tammy Faye is a 2000 documentary film directed by Fenton Bailey and narrated by drag queen RuPaul focusing on the life of Tammy Faye Bakker.

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Little Man Little Man is a 2005 American documentary film by Nicole Conn. The film was intended to document surrogate pregnancy but the baby was delivered 100 days early so the film documents experiences ...more

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My Voyage to Italy My Voyage to Italy is a personal documentary by acclaimed Italian-American director Martin Scorsese. The film is a voyage through Italian cinema history, marking influential films for Scorsese ...more

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Benda Bilili! "Ricky has a dream: to make Staff Benda Bilili the best band in Congo Kinshasa. Roger, a street child, more than ever wants to join these stars of the ghetto, who get around in customized ...more

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Smash His Camera Thomas Hoving, Ron Galella, Stuart Schlesinger "Paparazzi might be the norm in our celebrity-infested times, haphazardly snapping every movement of the rich and famous. Ron Galella, though, is the original paparazzo. He elevated the ...more

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Mondovino Mondovino is a 2004 documentary film on the impact of globalization on the world's different wine regions written and directed by American film maker Jonathan Nossiter. It was nominated for the ...more

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The Cruise Timothy Levitch The Cruise is a documentary released in 1998. It was the debut film of Bennett Miller, who became prominent after directing Capote. The film records the worldview and personality of Timothy ...more

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Gunnin' For That #1 Spot Tyreke Evans, Jason Kidd, Brandon Jennings Gunnin' For That #1 Spot is a 2008 film directed by Adam Yauch.

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Gunner Palace Gunner Palace is a 2004 documentary film by Michael Tucker, which had a limited release in the United States on March 4, 2005. The film was an account of the complex realities of the situation ...more

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Sketches of Frank Gehry Sketches of Frank Gehry is a 2006 American documentary film directed by Sydney Pollack and produced by Ultan Guilfoyle, about the life and work of the Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry. ...more

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Trumbo Trumbo is a 2007 American documentary film directed by Peter Askin, produced by Will Battersby, Tory Tunnell, and Alan Klingenstein, and written by Christopher Trumbo. It is based on the letters ...more

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Every Little Step Marvin Hamlisch, Bob Avian Every Little Step is a film directed by James D. Stern and Adam Del Deo.

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The Agronomist The Agronomist is a 2003 American documentary directed by Jonathan Demme, and starring Jean Dominique. The documentary follows the life of Dominique, who ran Haiti's first independent radio ...more