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Old 07-30-04, 09:18 AM
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Top Five Documentaries on Dvd

Here's mine:

1. Pumping Iron
2. Choke
3. Tupac Resurrection
4. Capturing the Friedmans
5. Soul in the Hole
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Shoah
Tokyo Olympiad
Night and Fog
Nanook of the North
The Sorrow and the Pity
Old 07-30-04, 09:45 AM
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Gimme Shelter
Tokyo Olympiad
Pumping Iron
Bowling for Columbine
Salesman
Old 07-30-04, 10:09 AM
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Shoah
Ken Burns' The Civil War
Ken Burns' Jazz
Capturing the Friedmans
Gimme Shelter
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Add to the list Criterions Hearts and Minds . truly moving documentary and fits right into the "context" of things sourrounding us.
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American Movie
Spellbound
Bowling for Columbine
Dark Days
Capturing the Friedmans
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Grey Gardens
Capturing the Friedmans
Bowling for Columbine
Cinemania
One Day in September
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Oh, that's easy:

01) Cosmos
- A great show then, and a great show now. Carl makes some pretty hard core science amazingly acessable to the common man.

02) Walking With Dinosaurs/Beasts/Cavemen
- The power of Jurassic Park like CGI used for good instead of evil. And who doesnt love dinosaurs!

03) The Civil War
- A whole lot of information, in a well made and easy to digest format.
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the Smashing Machine
Waco: The Rules of Engagement
American Movie
Roger and Me
A Personal Journey With Martin Scorsese Through American Movies
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Crumb
Waco: The Rules of Engagement
Murder on a Sunday Morning
Brother's Keeper
Roger & Me
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Baseball - A Film by Ken Burns
Century of Warfare
The Civil War - A Film by Ken Burns
For All Mankind - Criterion Collection
Ken Burns Presents: The West
The World At War
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bowling for columbine
unprecedented: the 2000 presidential election
capturing the friedmans
stoked: the rise and fall of gator
dogtown and z-boys

*bonus* roger and me
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too bad Dancing Outlaw isn't on dvd
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Mine:

World at War
Civil War
Victory at Sea
Waco
Night and Fog
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Originally posted by dick_grayson
too bad Dancing Outlaw isn't on dvd
heh heh...
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When We Were Kings
In Memoriam: New York City, 9/11/01
Tupac Resurection
Eyes on the Prize (not on dvd but too good not to mention)

and my personal all time fave:
Pimps Up Hoes Down pure comedy gold.
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My two Favorites:

Crumb
The Sorrow and the Pity


and three that haven't been mention, but deserve a look:

The Filth and the Furry
The Kid Stays in the Picture
Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy
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What? No love for Barbara Kopple or Errol Morris?

Errol:
Fog Of War
Mr. Death
Fast, Cheap And Out Of Control
(and a box coming this Christmas)

Barbara: sadly only 1 on DVD
American Dream

I'll make it 5 by adding Go Tigers!
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Is The Filth and the Furry another Ron Jeremy docu?
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Its about the Sex Pistols.
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The Last Waltz
Beavers.... the Imax thing
Gimme Shelter
Night and Fog
The Kids are Alright
The Montery Pop Festival
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This is what I own:

Bowling for Columbine
Roger & Me
The Fog of War
The Men Who Killed Kennedy
Outfoxed
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Which is the best doc Documentary on Waco,tx ??

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