This list of the best documentaries about cults has been voted on by movie lovers. This list includes popular and recognizable titles, along with a lot of independent films about cults, with videos. What is the best documentary about cults? This list will give you a good idea.
With every vote, the order of the list will be changed to see which documentary about cults comes out on top. If you don't see your favorite on the list, add it along with the titles below so that others may vote on it as well. The list currently includes titles such as The Endless Summer, Burden of Dreams and Mondo Cane.
Documentaries are nonfiction and made with the intention of displaying reality for historical purposes and to educate those watching the film. Most documentaries are driven by independent filmmakers and those passionate about the topics they are portraying. These documentaries about cults cover many different topics and types of cults.
Vote up your favorite cult documentaries below or add one that you found interesting that isn't already on the list. Then, check out our list of the best religious documentaries.
Directed by: Will Allen
Directed by: Stanley Nelson Jr.
Directed by: Rachel Grady, Heidi Ewing
Directed by: Jodi Wille and Maria Demopoulos
Directed by: John Smithson
In this hourlong docuseries, actress Leah Remini turns investigative reporter, she says, to "share the shocking truth about Scientology," the secretive, controversial church that Remini herself was a member of for years.
Directed by: Sally Howell
Directed by: Alex Gibney
Directed by: Jim Van Bebber
Directed by: Jennilyn Merten, Tyler Measom
Directed by: Errol Morris
Directed by: Leni Riefenstahl
Directed by: Mia Donovan
Directed by: Terry Zwigoff
Directed by: Nadine Mundo, Rena Mundo Croshere
Directed by: Sarah Kernochan, Howard Smith
Directed by: Benjamin Christensen
Directed by: Penny Lane
Directed by: K. Ryan Jones
Directed by: Matt Wolf
Directed by: Duncan Gibbins
Directed by: Les Blank