Top Documentary Films - Watch Free Documentaries Online
80.3K
RSS Subscribers
147.1K
Facebook Fans
13.1K
Twitter Followers
47.7K
Newsletter
Sort by:

Military and War - Page 10

Invisible Children

Invisible Children

Without having seen the suffering in Northern Uganda, I'm appalled frankly, it's a moral outrage to see thousands of children that have been abducted, that are maltreated, that go through the most horrendous torture by the rebel movement and also the same groups now being neglected, to some...

Watch now...

7.84

I Know I'm Not Alone

I Know I'm Not Alone

This film came out of the director's frustration with watching the nightly news and hearing generals, politicians and pundits, explaining the political and economic cost of the war in the Middle East, without ever mentioning the human cost. He wanted to hear about the war by the people...

Watch now...

8.37

Fallujah: The Hidden Massacre

Fallujah: The Hidden Massacre

This war can not have witnesses. It can not have witnesses because it is based on lies. The Americans have permitted only embedded journalists to go to Fallujah. Despite that, for example the image of the marine that shoots the wounded and unarmed warrior inside the Fallujah Mosque has gone...

Watch now...

6.00

The War Tapes

The War Tapes

Three soldiers offer viewers a close-up and deeply personal view of the war in Iraq in this documentary. Filmmaker Deborah Scranton gave digital video cameras to three National Guard volunteers who were called up for duty in Iraq and asked them to keep a visual diary of what they saw and how...

Preview / Buy...

7.50

The War: A Ken Burns Film

The War: A Ken Burns Film

Filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick directed and produced this seven-part series for PBS titled The War, which examines how the Second World War affected four small American towns that are intended to represent the epitome of American life at the time. The...

Preview / Buy...

4.60

No End in Sight

No End in Sight

On March 19, 2003, forces from the United States and a handful of allied nations invaded Iraq to remove Saddam Hussein from power. American military leaders expected the conflict to last no more than a few months, and President George W. Bush declared that major military operations were over...

Watch now...

8.29

White Light/Black Rain: Hiroshima and Nagasaki

White Light/Black Rain: The Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

On August 6, 1945, the world was changed forever when American forces dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Three days later, another similar bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, and shortly afterward Japan surrendered to the United States. The human cost was tremendous -- 210,000...

Preview / Buy...

7.20

The Prisoner: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair

Prisoner: Or How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair

The Prisoner Or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair represents a follow-up to husband-and-wife filmmaking team Michael Tucker and Petra Epperlein's critically-worshipped, defiantly nonpartisan documentary Gunner Palace (2004), on the day-to-day of American soldiers stationed on the Iraqi front....

Preview / Buy...

5.50

Ghosts of Abu Ghraib

Ghosts of Abu Ghraib

Award winning documentary filmmaker Rory Kennedy explores the human and political consequences of one of the most bitter scandals of the war in Iraq in this feature. In the 1960's, a prison was built in Abu Ghraib, an Iraqi city west of Baghdad, and during the regime of Saddam Hussein it...

Watch now...

7.71

Why We Fight

Why We Fight

In 1961, as Dwight D. Eisenhower gave his final address to the nation before leaving the office of President of the United States, he warned that America must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence...by the military-industrial complex. Nearly 45 years later, as the United...

Preview / Buy...

8.17

The Fog of War

The Fog of War - Eleven Lessons (2004)

In this grimly compelling film, documentary filmmaker Errol Morris tackles one of his most perplexing and ambiguous subjects: former defense secretary Robert McNamara, widely identified (and in many quarters reviled) as the architect of the Vietnam War. The octogenarian McNamara, a former head...

Preview / Buy...

8.19

Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience

Operation Homecoming - Writing the Wartime Experience

Writing about experience necessarily sanitizes it, theorizes Sangjoon Han, a Korean-American soldier who fought in Iraq and is one of many articulate talking heads in Richard E. Robbins’s documentary Operation Homecoming. Built around the firsthand recollections of soldiers fighting in Iraq...

Watch now...

7.67
    • Poison FirePoison FireThe Niger Delta is an environmental disaster zone after fifty years of oil...
    • Space Station TourSpace Station TourThis is an excellent documentary-type tour of the International Space...
    • 9 Minutes Before Space9 Minutes Before Space9 Minutes Before Space is Russian television production on preparations made...
    • Evolution Vs. GodEvolution Vs. GodEvolution Vs. God is a documentary trying to challenge the theory of...
    • The Perfect VaginaThe Perfect VaginaWhat began as a wander through the wacky world of genital plastic surgery...
    • The CoveThe CoveThe Cove begins in Taiji, Japan, where former dolphin trainer Ric O’Barry...