1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

There are 55 documentary films in this list.

  • Nanook of the North
  • Häxan
  • The Great White Silence
  • October (Ten Days that Shook the World)
  • Man with a Movie Camera
  • Land Without Bread
  • Triumph of the Will
  • Olympia Part One: Festival of the Nations
  • Olympia Part Two: Festival of Beauty
  • Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer
  • San Pietro
  • Chronicle of a Summer
  • Close-Up
  • Crumb
  • Deseret
  • Gimme Shelter
  • The Gleaners & I
  • Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse
  • High School
  • Hoop Dreams
  • The House Is Black
  • In the Year of the Pig
  • Koyaanisqatsi
  • The Mad Masters
  • Mondo Cane
  • Night and Fog
  • Roger & Me
  • Sans Soleil
  • Sherman's March
  • Shoah
  • The Sorrow and the Pity
  • A Tale of the Wind
  • The Thin Blue Line
  • Tokyo Olympiad
  • Tongues Untied
  • Too Early/Too Late
  • The War Game
  • Woodstock
  • Fast, Cheap & Out of Control
  • Hôtel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie
  • Méditerranée
  • Anvil! The Story of Anvil
  • Bus 174
  • Fahrenheit 9/11
  • Surfwise
  • Senna
  • Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer
  • Bowling for Columbine
  • F for Fake
  • Cave of Forgotten Dreams
  • The Act of Killing
  • Nostalgia for the Light
  • Citizenfour
  • The Look of Silence
  • 13th