Best Movie Genres Films About Hobbies, Interests, Collecting and Obsessions  

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List Rules Feature films and documentaries about hobbies, interests, fandom, collectors, collecting, etc

A list of all the best movies about hobbies and movies about interests and obsessions, with tralilers and/or movie posters. This list includes both documentaries about hobbies and feature films about the often-nerdy passions and interests of collectors and their collections, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. This hobbies and interests movie list includes data on the cast, year, director and more for each film. This list is also the best hobbies and interests movies of all time, as it is voted on by fans of the films, and ordered from best to worst. Vote for your favorite movies to see them graduate to the top of the list. Some of the hobbies and obsessions featured in films on this list include video games, comic books, Star Trek, Lord of the Rings, and even juggling. 

If we missed any hobbies and interests movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). This list below has movies like Trekkies and The King of Kong. Many of these movies about collections, passions, hobbyists, and fandoms are indie films, and this is a rather broad topic, so please help us out and add more names to this list and vote on any that you've seen. 

Whether you want to watch these hobby movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, this is a list of good movies about collections and obsessions, ordered from best to worst - and there are some bad ones to be sure, so if you've seen a stinker, give it the downvote and help your fellow man out!

All sorts of directors have taken on Hobbies and interests movies. Examples include Kaushik Ganguly, Mel Metcalfe, and Tom McComas.

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Ringers: Lord of the Fans is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Films About Hobbies, Interests, Collecting and Obsessions
Ringers: Lord of the Fans is a 2005 documentary film investigating the growth of the Tolkien fandom all the way from the release of The Hobbit book by J. R. R. Tolkien in 1937 to Peter Jackson's ...more

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Garry Kasparov, Anatoly Karpov Game Over: Kasparov and the Machine is a 2003 documentary film by Vikram Jayanti about the match between Garry Kasparov, the highest rated chess player in history and the World Champion for 15 ...more

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Advanced Flag Fundamentals is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Films About Hobbies, Interests, Collecting and Obsessions

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Action packed and as real as it's possible to be, this program brings you multiple scenarios filmed up close and personal. Join our Host Tamara Apted as she brings you the scoop on some of the ...more

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Trekkies 2 is the 2004 sequel to the 1997 documentary film Trekkies. This documentary film travels throughout the world, mainly Europe, to show fans of Star Trek commonly known as Trekkies. It ...more

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Denise Crosby Trekkies is a 1997 documentary film directed by Roger Nygard about the devoted fans of Gene Roddenberry's Star Trek franchise. It is the first film released by Paramount Vantage, then known as ...more

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Frank Sinatra, Kirk Douglas, Bob Hope

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Bernard Shakey

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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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Faux Fun: Weave, Drag & Comb is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Films About Hobbies, Interests, Collecting and Obsessions

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Eddie Murphy, Jamie Foxx, Gabrielle Union Fall Of Chances Is A comedy-drama film. Starring Cordell Francis, Coneil Francis, Keke Palmer, Eddie Murphy, Jamie Foxx, Malinda Williams, Kyla Pratt, Kevin Hart And Gabrielle Union.

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Paintball Jungle Battle Cam: C... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Films About Hobbies, Interests, Collecting and Obsessions

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Bill Clinton, Bob Dole, Ken Burns Wordplay is a 2006 documentary film directed by Patrick Creadon. It features Will Shortz, the editor of the New York Times crossword puzzle, crossword constructor Merl Reagle, and many other ...more

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Boomer Esiason, Shannon Sharpe, Ryan Longwell From Award-Winning Filmmakers, Hunter Weeks and Josh Caldwell (10 MPH, 2007) comes the hilarious, offbeat, and all-encompassing portrayal of fantasy football. 10 YARDS captures the phenomenon of ...more

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Bill Morrison, Bogdan Pecic

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Pucker Up: The Fine Art of Whistling is a documentary film on the 31st Louisburg International Whistling Competition that follows a Washington D.C. investment banker, a Dutch social worker and a ...more

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Chasing Ghosts: Beyond the Arcade is a documentary film directed by Lincoln Ruchti about the golden age of video arcade games. The film premiered January 22, 2007 at the Sundance Film Festival ...more

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Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Frank Miller Comic Book Confidential is an American/Canadian documentary film, released in 1988. Directed by Ron Mann and written by Mann and Charles Lippincott, the film is a survey of the history of the ...more

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Beyond the Game is a 2008 Dutch documentary film about the world of professional video gaming, most notably as related to the game Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne featuring world champion ...more

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John Hurt, Marie Caldare, Beth Tegarden Tender Loving Care is an interactive movie originally released in 1998 by Aftermath Media. It is a psychological thriller starring Michael Esposito, Beth Tegarden, and John Hurt as Dr. Turner. ...more

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Andrew Mattingly, Skip Lipman, Kenyon Wells Darkon is an award-winning feature-length documentary film that follows the real-life adventures of the Darkon Wargaming Club in Baltimore, Maryland, a group of fantasy live-action role-playing ...more

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Bruce Lorence, Michael Kolosseus, Terry Dyer

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Metal Munching Maniacs: Gourme... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Films About Hobbies, Interests, Collecting and Obsessions

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Kelly Mehler

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Tom Rolofson Advanced Tie Dye Techniques: Making Shapes and Mandalas is a 2005 documentary film written by Tom Rolofson and Martine Purdy and directed by Tom Rolofson.

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Angela Shelton, Peter Cilella, Gordon Hintz Air Guitar Nation is a feature-length 2006 documentary about the first US Air Guitar Championships, following the top contestants, David "C-Diddy" Jung and Dan "Björn ...more