Vote for your favourite documentary

And read reviews of Al Gore's top five

Next Tuesday, Morgan Spurlock presents 50 Documentaries to See Before You Die, a five-part countdown of the top non-fiction films according to global cable and satellite station Current TV. But we want to see what users think.


Vote for your favourite documentary below, then read Al Gore – the man behind Current TV and acclaimed eco-doc An Inconvenient Truth – on his personal top five (and click through for full reviews).

Visit the official Current TV website to find out more.

Al Gore’s top docs

March of the Penguins

“An incredibly powerful film that touched me very, very deeply.”

Hoop Dreams

“I remember when I first saw Hoop Dreams – I was astonished by the power of the story.”

Man on Wire

“The integration of the old video, made during the preparatory stages of Philippe Petit’s 1974 [high-wire] walk between the World Trade Center towers, and the new was just incredible.”


“Last year’s famous documentary ignited an incredible debate in the United States.”

Touching the Void

“An incredibly powerful movie… viewers will be astonished at the quality and the compelling story.”


Justin Webb interviews Al Gore about the power of documentary, Murdoch and telling the truth, in the new issue of Radio Times, on sale now.