Tag: fake-documentary

The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human (1999) 6.4

The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human (1999)

An anthropologist from an alien planet provides voice-over commentary for a documentary look at human courtship, mating, and reproduction: "complex, perverse, tragically beautiful: the earthbound human." The commentary g...

Mermaids: The Body Found (2011) (TV) 4.8

Mermaids: The Body Found (2011) (TV)

When marine biologist Dr Brian McCormick (Sean C. Michael) stumbled across a recording of mysterious underwater sounds, he launched a scientific investigation to uncover the creature responsible. In search of conclusive ...

An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997) 3.5

An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)

Director Alan Smithee comes to Hollywood to make a movie. Due to a variety of factors, he decides to disown it and direct it under a pseudonym. Unfortunately, the Director's Guild requires that if a director disowns a mo...

Street Thief (2006) 7.1

Street Thief (2006)

The movie follows the life of Chicago burglar Kaspar Karr. Kaspar cases and robs stores. He counts up his score and a small interview follows where Kaspar introduces himself. He shows his expertise in social engineering,...

The Phoenix Incident (2015) 5

The Phoenix Incident (2015)

Thursday March 13th, 1997 marks the date of the Phoenix Lights, the largest mass UFO sighting in US History. The night of the incident, four Phoenix residents vanished in the Estrella Mountain National Park, south of Pho...

Real Life (1979) 7

Real Life (1979)

A pushy, narcissistic filmmaker persuades a Phoenix family to let him and his crew film their everyday lives, in the manner of the ground-breaking PBS series "An American Family". However, instead of remaining unobtrusiv...

Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day-2009 7.4

Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day-2009

The boys return from jail to find the park has deteriorated, with a brand new park being created beside it. They attempt a series of get rich quick schemes and robberies, while a freshly drunk Lahey threatens to derail t...

Undecided: The Movie-2016 7.2

Undecided: The Movie-2016

The 2016 Presidential campaign just got even crazier. In this unprecedented comedy, a camera crew follows two "undecided" voters along the actual campaign trail, and no Presidential candidate - on either side of the aisl...

Female Human Animal-2018 5.5

Female Human Animal-2018

Shot in the real-life contemporary art world, FEMALE HUMAN ANIMAL is a psychothriller about a creative woman disenchanted with what modern life has to offer her. When writer Chloe Aridjis curates the Tate retrospective o...

Alien Valley-2012 4.3

Alien Valley-2012

P.M. is the story of a reality T.V. crew of paranormal researchers who journey to Colorado's San Luis Valley in order to investigate the unexplained phenomena of cattle mutilations. Over the course of their three day inv...

Bob Roberts-1992 7

Bob Roberts-1992

Documentary-style look at the fictional Senatorial campaign of Bob Roberts, an arch-conservative folk singer turned politician. This political satire includes several original songs co-written and performed by writer/dir...

Diary of the Dead-2007 5.6

Diary of the Dead-2007

While filming a horror movie of mummy in a forest, the students and their professor of the University of Pittsburgh hear on the TV the news that the dead are awaking and walking. Ridley and Francine decide to leave the g...

White Wilderness-1958 5.1

White Wilderness-1958

The wildlife of the arctic is explored in this true-life adventure.::Anonymous...

The Monster Project-2017 4.4

The Monster Project-2017

When aspiring horror filmmakers post an online casting call looking for "real life" monsters to interview for their upcoming documentary called, The Monster Project, they find three individuals claiming to be a skin-walk...

Sans Soleil-1983 8

Sans Soleil-1983

"He wrote me...." A woman narrates the thoughts of a world traveler, meditations on time and memory expressed in words and images from places as far-flung as Japan, Guinea-Bissau, Iceland, and San Francisco....

Best in Show-2000 7.4

Best in Show-2000

The owners (and handlers) of five show dogs head for the Mayflower Kennel Club Dog Show. A film crew interviews them as they prepare for the trip, arrive at Philly's Taft Hotel, and compete. From Florida come the Flecks:...

The Atticus Institute-2015 5.5

The Atticus Institute-2015

In the fall of 1976, a small psychology lab in Pennsylvania became the unwitting home to the only government-confirmed case of possession. The U.S. military assumed control of the lab under orders of national security an...

The Taking of Deborah Logan-2014 6

The Taking of Deborah Logan-2014

What starts as a poignant medical documentary about Deborah Logan's descent into Alzheimer's disease and her daughter's struggles as caregiver degenerates into a maddening portrayal of dementia at its most frightening, a...

Operation Avalanche-2016 6.1

Operation Avalanche-2016

1967: the height of the Cold War. The CIA suspects there is a Russian mole inside of NASA, sabotaging the Apollo program. They send two young agents on a mission to go undercover, posing as documentary filmmakers to capt...

This Is Spinal Tap-1984 7.9

This Is Spinal Tap-1984

In 1982, the legendary English heavy metal band Spinal Tap attempt an American comeback tour accompanied by a fan who is also a film-maker. The resulting documentary, interspersed with powerful performances of Tap's pivo...

Orchestra Rehearsal-1978 7.2

Orchestra Rehearsal-1978

In a Medieval Roman chapel, now an oratorio, an elderly factotum sets up for rehearsal. The musicians arrive, joking and teasing. A union shop steward explains that a TV crew is there, talking to them is optional, and th...

Alien Overlords-2018 3

Alien Overlords-2018

UFO's, Aliens, Men in Black, Government conspiracies and agendas. Like many people, Tom Keating thought that those things were the product of delusional minds and crackpots and was a skeptic himself until he met Spencer,...

Lake Mungo-2008 6.2

Lake Mungo-2008

Sixteen-year-old ALICE PALMER drowns while swimming in the local dam. When her body is recovered and a verdict of accidental death returned, her grieving family buries her. The family then experiences a series of strange...

Exists-2014 5.2

Exists-2014

For five friends, it was a chance for a summer getaway - a weekend of camping in the Texas Big Thicket. But visions of a carefree vacation are shattered with an accident on a dark and desolate country road. In the wake o...

Larry David: Curb Your Enthusiasm-1999 8.5

Larry David: Curb Your Enthusiasm-1999

Larry David, co-creator and co-writer with Jerry Seinfeld of the Seinfeld series, decides to make a come-back to stand-up comedy. His agent, Jeff Greene, has even more ambitious plans - make a TV special of the occasion,...

It Happened Here-1965 6.7

It Happened Here-1965

It is the Second World War. The Nazis have invaded Britain. There is a split between the resistance and those who prefer to collaborate with the invaders for a quiet life. The protagonist, a nurse, is caught in the middl...

Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan-2006 7.3

Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan-2006

Borat Sagdiyev is a TV reporter of a popular show in Kazakhstan as Kazakhstan's sixth most famous man and a leading journalist. He is sent from his home to America by his government to make a documentary about American s...