Search results for "Alex Gibney"


My Trip to Al-Qaeda (2010) RT Audience 100%

Journalist Lawrence Wright brings his multilayered one-man play to the screen as he discusses how a reporter remains objective while covering highly charged issues such as ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Alex Gibney
CAST:  Lawrence Wright

Magic Trip (2011)

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Alex Gibney  •  Alison Ellwood
CAST:  Ken Kesey  •  Jerry Garcia  •  Neal Cassady  •  Phil Lesh

Steve Bartman: Catching Hell (2011)

After the Chicago Cubs blow an opportunity to reach the World Series in 2003, Cubs fans blame the team's misfortune on fellow fan Steve Bartman, who interfered with a foul ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Alex Gibney
CAST:  Moises Alou  •  Steve Bartman  •  Bill Buckner  •  Bob Costas

We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks (2013) RT 92% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Oct 2013

Julian Assange. Bradley Manning. Collateral murder. Cablegate. WikiLeaks. These people and terms have exploded into public consciousness by fundamentally changing the way ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Alex Gibney
CAST:  Julian Assange  •  Chelsea Manning  •  John 'Fuzface' McMahon  •  Heather Brooke

Finding Fela! (2014) RT 58% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jan 2015

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. ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Alex Gibney
CAST:  Carlos Moore

The Armstrong Lie (2013) RT 83% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Feb 2014

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Alex Gibney
CAST:  Lance Armstrong  •  Betsy Andreu  •  Frankie Andreu  •  Reed Albergotti

Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream (2012) RT Audience 82%

If income inequality were a sport, the residents of 740 Park Avenue in Manhattan would all be medalists. This address boasts the highest number of billionaires in the United ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Alex Gibney
CAST: 

Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (2012) RT 98% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Oct 2013

Academy Award®–winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side) explores the charged issue of pedophilia in the Catholic Church, following a trail from the ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Alex Gibney
CAST:  Jamey Sheridan  •  John Slattery  •  Ethan Hawke  •  Chris Cooper

The Last Gladiators (2012)

Exploring the rough and tumble world of hockey, Academy Award winner Alex Gibney ("Taxi to the Dark Side") looks at the world of the NHL enforcers and specifically the career ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Alex Gibney
CAST:  Donald Brashear  •  Marty McSorley  •  Chris Nilan  •  Paul Schantz

Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer (2010) RT 91% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jan 2011

This documentary feature takes an in-depth look at the rapid rise and dramatic fall of New York Governor Eliot Spitzer. Nicknamed "The Sheriff of Wall Street," when he was ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Alex Gibney
CAST:  Eliot Spitzer




Freakonomics (2010) RT 65% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Jan 2011

Some of the world's most innovative documentary filmmakers will explore the hidden side of everything.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Alex Gibney  •  Morgan Spurlock  •  Seth Gordon  •  Eugene Jarecki  •  Heidi Ewing  •  Rachel Grady
CAST:  Zoe Sloane  •  Jade Viggiano  •  Amancaya Aguilar  •  Kahiry Bess

Casino Jack and the United States of Money (2010) RT 83% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Sep 2010

A probing investigation into the lies, greed and corruption surrounding D.C. super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff and his cronies.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Alex Gibney
CAST:  Jack Abramoff  •  Tom DeLay  •  Bob Ney  •  Ralph Reed

Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson (2008)

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Alex Gibney
CAST:  Hunter S. Thompson  •  Johnny Depp  •  Muhammad Ali  •  Warren Beatty

Untitled James Brown Documentary (2014)

DVD release: Nov 2015

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Music
DIRECTION:  Alex Gibney
CAST:  James Brown  •  Bootsy Collins  •  Chuck D  •  Mick Jagger

Zero Days (2016)

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Alex Gibney
CAST:  Joanne Tucker  •  Yossi Melman  •  Ralph Langner  •  Emad Kiyaei

Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine (2015)

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 house in ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Alex Gibney
CAST:  Bob Belleville  •  Chrisann Brennan  •  Nolan Bushnell  •  Jason Chen

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (2015)

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Alex Gibney
CAST:  Paul Haggis  •  Jason Beghe  •  Alex Gibney  •  Lawrence Wright