Search results for "Alex Gibney"
Crazy, Not Insane

Crazy, Not Insane

Crazy, Not Insane
IMDb: 6.9
117

Fascinated by the human brain and its capacity for ruthlessness, psychiatrist Dr. Dorothy Otnow Lewis has spent her life investigating the interior lives of violent people. With each case, she…

The Armstrong Lie

The Armstrong Lie

The Armstrong Lie
IMDb: 7.3
124

In 2009, Alex Gibney was hired to make a film about Lance Armstrong’s comeback to cycling. The project was shelved when the doping scandal erupted, and re-opened after Armstrong’s confession….

Zero Days

Zero Days

Zero Days
IMDb: 7.8
116

Alex Gibney explores the phenomenon of Stuxnet, a self-replicating computer virus discovered in 2010 by international IT experts. Evidently commissioned by the US and Israeli governments, this malware was designed…

Genre: Documentary
Finding Fela!

Finding Fela!

Finding Fela!
IMDb: 7.1
120

Fela Anikulapo Kuti created the musical movement Afrobeat and used it as a political forum to oppose the Nigerian dictatorship and advocate for the rights of oppressed people. This is…

Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine

Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine

Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine
IMDb: 6.9
129

When Steve Jobs died the world wept. But what accounted for the grief of millions of people who didn’t know him? This evocative film navigates Jobs’ path from a small…

Genre: Documentary
We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks

We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks

We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks
IMDb: 6.9
127

Julian Assange. Bradley Manning. Collateral murder. Cablegate. WikiLeaks. These people and terms have exploded into public consciousness by fundamentally changing the way democratic societies deal with privacy, secrecy, and the…

Genre: Documentary
Going Clear: Scientology & the Prison of Belief

Going Clear: Scientology & the Prison of Belief

Going Clear: Scientology & the Prison of Belief
IMDb: 8.0
119

Going Clear intimately profiles eight former members of the Church of Scientology, shining a light on how they attract true believers and the things they do in the name of…

Genre: Documentary
Taxi to the Dark Side

Taxi to the Dark Side

Taxi to the Dark Side
IMDb: 7.5
106

An in-depth look at the torture practices of the United States in Afghanistan, Iraq and Guantanamo Bay, focusing on an innocent taxi driver in Afghanistan who was tortured and killed…

Freakonomics

Freakonomics

Freakonomics
IMDb: 6.4
93

Some of the world’s most innovative documentary filmmakers will explore the hidden side of everything.

Genre: Documentary
Magic Trip: Ken Kesey’s Search for a Kool Place

Magic Trip: Ken Kesey’s Search for a Kool Place

Magic Trip: Ken Kesey’s Search for a Kool Place
IMDb: 6.8
107

A freewheeling portrait of Ken Kesey and the Merry Prankster’s fabled road trip across America in the legendary Magic Bus. In 1964, Ken Kesey, the famed author of “One Flew…

Genre: Documentary
Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room
IMDb: 7.7
110

A documentary about the Enron corporation, its faulty and corrupt business practices, and how they led to its fall.

Genre: Documentary
Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown

Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown

Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown
IMDb: 7.4
115

James Brown changed the face of American music forever. Abandoned by his parents at an early age, James Brown was a self-made man who became one of the most influential…

No Stone Unturned

No Stone Unturned

No Stone Unturned
IMDb: 6.9
111

Ireland’s victory over Italy at the World Cup in New Jersey in 1994, remains a source of Irish pride. But it is haunted by memories of a massacre: terrorists opened…

Genre: Documentary
The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley

The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley

The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley
IMDb: 8.1
119

With a magical new invention that promised to revolutionize blood testing, Elizabeth Holmes became the world’s youngest self-made billionaire, heralded as the next Steve Jobs. Then, overnight, her 10-billion-dollar company…

Genre: Documentary
Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson

Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson

Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson
IMDb: 7.3
120

Fueled by a raging libido, Wild Turkey, and superhuman doses of drugs, Thompson was a true “free lance, ” goring sacred cows with impunity, hilarity, and a steel-eyed conviction for…

Totally Under Control

Totally Under Control

Totally Under Control
IMDb: 6.7
123

This documentary puts a spotlight on the White House’s failed response to the global pandemic and how it could have been prevented. Featuring damning testimony from public health officials and…

Genre: Documentary