2004 documentaries

Michael Moore - Fahrenheit 911

Fahrenheit 911: Produced and directed by the world famous Michael Moore, this documentary looks deep into the equilibrium surrounding 9/11 and brings some interesting details into the light. Michael More makes connections between the Bush administration and the Bin Laden family and much more.

Super Size Me

Super Size Me: Everyone wanted to get a somewhat clear idea of what eating only fast does to you? This is what Morgan Spurlock wanted to find out so he decided to eat only Mcdonalds food for one month. Not only do we see what effects this kind of diet has on a relatively healthy human body but also[...]

What We Still Dont Know: Are We Real?

What we still do not know about the universe: Are we real? documentary. Despite all we know about the cosmos for the most part it still remains a mystery at the most fundamental level, one of the best examples of this is with dark matter as it consists of mostly “everything” yet nob[...]

Killer Tanks: The KV Tank - Russian Steel Monster

Killer Tank documentary. The Kliment Voroshilov tank or “KV” was a series of soviet tanks that were used by the red army against flood of the German invasion of the East during world war 2. They were known as the tanks that liberated Russia and struck fear into the German[...]

Indian Leopard: In the Killing Fields

AnimalMammal Presenter Bert Deivert 2004 Unrated

Indian Leopard documentary. The Indian Leopard (Panthera paradus fusca) is a subspecies of the Leopard family and is located across the Indian continent.  This big cat has distinctive yellow fur with large black spots which makes its fur highly desirable for poachers in their illegal trade of a[...]

Some Kind of Monster

Some Kind of Monster, a 2004 documentary about the heavy metal band Metallica. Metallica was formed in Los Angels in 1981 when the drummer Las Ulrich posted an advert in a local news paper looking for a front man and a guitarist to which James Heftield replied. More than 30 years later they are stil[...]

Still We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie (preview)

Sport Presenter Joe Castiglione 2004 Unrated

Still We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie is a 2004 documentary film about the epic world series win for the Boston Red Sox in 2003. It was the first time they had won the championship since 1918 and was a landmark for the team which influenced them to go on and win the title in 2007 and 2013, The[...]

What Really Killed the Dinosaurs?

Do we really know what killed the dinosaurs? This extinction event is known as the Cretaceous–Paleogene (K–Pg) extinction event where around three quarters of all life on Earth was suddenly wiped out by a massive meteorite around 66 million years ago. Some creatures did survive this cata[...]

The Chameleons of Madagascar

AnimalReptile Presenter Mitch Earle 2004 Unrated

A 2004 documentary about the Chameleons of Madagascar narrated by Mitch Earle. The Chameleon is one of the strangest, most illusive, colorful and rare reptiles in the world which live in both deserts and rain forests. 202 species of Chameleon are currently known and have been dis[...]

The Worlds Biggest Machines

Engineering Presenter Max Raphael 2004 Unrated

A modern marvels film about the biggest machines ever made. From ships to planes to helicopters to mining machines this documentary showcases some of the biggest feats of engineering ever.    This was first shown on the history channel back in 2014. So there could well have[...]

Elvis Presley: The Last 24 Hours

BiographyMusic Presenter Elvis Presley 2004 Unrated

  An Elvis Presley documentary directed by Mike Parkinson. This Rockumentary examines the final 24 hours of the rock musicians life which over the years have been questioned time and time again. He died on August 16, 1977, in the bathroom of his mansion in Memphis, Tennessee f[...]

Bill Clinton: His Life

  Love him or hate him, Bill Clinton was the 42nd presidents of the United States and lasted two full terms from 1993 to 2001. This Bill Clinton documentary does exactly what it says on the tin as it covers much of his life from years in college where he spent time protes[...]

Gunner Palace

AN Account of the complex realities of the situation in Iraq during 2003–2004 amidst the Iraqi insurgency not seen on the nightly news.

The Divine Michelangelo

  Michelangelo is regarded as one of the greatest artists to ever walk the face of the Earth for three works in particular; The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican, The Dome of St. Peter's in Rome and the Statue of David.   The Divine Michelangelo docu-drama takes us[...]

What The Bleep Do We Know

What The Bleep Do We Know is a 2004 documentary film by William Arntz which presents a different view of the universe than the one we usually recognize.   In a traditional sense, we look at the universe based purely on what we can see with our eyes. If you except that is all reality consi[...]

Zero Hour The Massacre at Columbine High

Crime Presenter Sean Pertwee 2004

  Zero Hour The Massacre at Columbine High is a 2004 biographic documentary narrated by British actor Sean Pertwee (Dog Soldiers, Event Horizon) about Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold.   On April 20th, 1999 they went into Columbine High school in Colorado, United States and shot and[...]

The Future of Food

  The Future of Food documentary by American filmmaker Deborah Koons Garcia investigates genetically modified foods which have been sold in the United States since the 1990's and how they have affected the food industry.   GM foods are usually sold in normal packaging, giving[...]

The Last Trapper (Le Dernier Trappeur)

NatureBiography Presenter Nicolas Vanier 2004 Unrated

  The Last Trapper (Le Dernier Trappeur), a 2004 nature documentary about the last trapper, 50-year-old Norman Winther who lives in the Rocky Mountains with his Nahanni wife, Nebraska.   This film was created by French adventurist, writer and director Nicolas Vanier who follows Wi[...]

The Power of Nightmares

Political Presenter Adam Curtis 2004 Unrated

The Power of Nightmares, a 2004 3-part political documentary series presented by British filmmaker Adam Curtis.   Each of the hour-long documentaries make comparisons between the American Neo-Conservative movement and the radical Islamic terrorist movement. Despite them seeming like[...]

Stealing a Nation

Stealing a Nation, a 2004 documentary by veteran Australian journalist John Pilger which tells a story which has been hidden from history. In the 1960s and 70s, British governments, conspiring with American officials, tricked into leaving, then expelled the entire population of the Chagos islands in[...]

Dave Chappelle's Block Party

Dave Chappelle's Block Party, a 2005 art and music documentary hosted by American comedian Dave Chappelle.   The plot of this documentary revolves around a massive block party that Chappelle organised in Brooklyn, New York in the summer of 2004 featuring a number of popular hip-hop an[...]

The White Diamond

Engineering Presenter Werner Herzog 2004 Unrated

The White Diamond is a 2004 documentary by Werner Herzog that illustrates the history of aviation. The story centres around Graham Dorrington, an aeronautical engineer who developed a tear-drop shaped airship which he planned to fly over the forests of Guyana.   Most of the footage for th[...]

Battlefield Britain

Battlefield Britain, an 8-part documentary series presented by Dan Snow and his father Peter Snow that looks into many famous battles that helped shape the Great Britain we know today.   Peter talks through the setting of each battle and the military tactics that were used, while Dan goes[...]

Darwin's Nightmare

Darwin's Nightmare, a 2004 political nature documentary by Austrian filmmaker Hubert Sauper about the effects of fishing the Nile perch in Tanzania's Lake Victoria.   This predatory fish has wiped out other native species to the lake and is commercially fished to be sold in Europe[...]

Weapons That Made Britain

A fascinating five-part documentary series from 2004 presented by Mike Loades, an expert in the history of weapons, it looks at the important role the development of increasingly advanced arms and armour played in key events in British history in the Middle Ages. Each one-hour-long episode focu[...]

History of Snooker

Sport Presenter Steve Davis 2004 Unrated

History of Snooker is an epic comprehensive 160-minute long journey through the history of the sport of snooker, presented by snooker legend Steve Davis and narrated by Clive Everton. It traces the evolution of the game from its roots as a past time for British soldiers serving in India through to t[...]

Ed Gein: The Real Leatherface

BiographyCrime Presenter 2004 Unrated

The 1974 film The Texas Chain Saw Massacre was one of the scariest movies of its time, and the protagonist Leatherface played by Gunnar Hansen will have given many people nightmares for years. The movie took over $30 million at the box office (that’s about $150 million in today’s money,[...]

T.Rex: Warrior or Wimp?

AnimalScience Presenter Jack Fortune 2004 Unrated

As kids when we learn about dinosaurs, or first watch Jurassic Park, we are led to believe that the Tyrannosaurus Rex was the most ferocious predator of the dinosaur world and the species is usually cast as the psychopathic bully. But is that reputation fair on the T. Rex? He was the largest carnivo[...]