Best Documentaries 2015 Movies

Cartel Land

Cartel Land

Cartel Land
IMDb: 7.4
100 min

In the Mexican state of Michoacán, Dr. Jose Mireles, a small-town physician known as \"El Doctor,\" shepherds a citizen uprising against the Knights Templar, the violent drug cartel that has wreaked havoc on the region for years. Meanwhile, in Arizona\'s Altar Valley—a narrow, 52-mile-long desert corridor known as Cocaine Alley—Tim \"Nailer\" Foley, an American veteran, heads a small paramilitary group called Arizona Border Recon, whose goal is to halt Mexico’s drug wars from seeping across our border.

Amy

Amy

Amy
IMDb: 7.8
128 min

A documentary on the life of Amy Winehouse, the immensely talented yet doomed songstress. We see her from her teen years, where she already showed her singing abilities, to her finding success and then her downward spiral into alcoholism and drugs.

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Cobain: Montage of Heck

Cobain: Montage of Heck

Cobain: Montage of Heck
IMDb: 7.5
132 min

The authorized documentary on late Guitar/lead singer Kurt Cobain from his early days in Aberdeen Washington to his success and downfall with Grunge band Nirvana.

Meru

Meru

Meru
IMDb: 7.7
89 min

Meru is the electrifying story of three elite American climbers—Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin, and Renan Ozturk—bent on achieving the impossible.

(T)ERROR

(T)ERROR

(T)ERROR
IMDb: 6.6
93 min

After working for more than 20 years as a counterterrorism informant for the FBI, ***** has a choice to make. He can stay home to raise his son or do one last high-stakes job for the Bureau. Infiltrating terror networks and befriending suspected terrorists is *****’s specialty. He is one of a growing number of covert operatives in America who straddle the murky line between preventing crimes and inventing them.