Nearly 9 million viewers tuned in to watch Farrah Fawcett’s documentary that detailed her battle with cancer, a figure that suggests documentaries aren’t strictly relegated to nature films on National Geographic.
Not that those documentaries aren’t interesting or culturally valuable. The average viewer, however, is far more likely to be interested in a Farrah Fawcett documentary. Check out some of the other viral documentaries we’ve featured below.
If you missed the Farrah Fawcett documentary when it first aired, you can watch ‘Farrah’s Story’ here.
From Farrah Fawcett's Intimate Cancer Documentary to Eco Films
Auctioning Off Innocence
Australian Filmmaker Recruits for Unusual Naughty Documentary
Interactive Election Day Documentaries
“Video Your Vote” for PBS and YouTube
Fun Eco Documentaries
Adrian Grenier's 'Alter Eco' is Upbeat and Ecological
Microdocumentaries Fill “Need it Now” Niche
Predatory Political Documentaries
Is ‘Hillary: The Movie' a Campaign Ad or Legit Film?
CafÃ© de los Maestros
Documentaries on Election Fraud
4 Shocking Truths
High Fashion Documentaries
Valentino The Last Emperor Is Coming To New York
A Virtual Trip to South Africa with ‘Mobikasi'
Tree-Growing Movie Tickets
Disney Nature Celebrates Earth Day 2009 with 'Earth' Documentary
Whopper Virgins Choose Between Burger King & McDonald's B
Underground Art Documentaries
"Died Young, Stayed Pretty" Captures Poster Culture
Hulu Adds Short Films and Documentaries to Its Online Library
Online AIDS Documentaries
Live, Hope, Love: HIV in Jamaica
Hilfiger Fragrance Inspired by Real Women
Documentaries Inspire Dreaming
HYPE: The Obama Effect
Graphic Tech Documentaries
History of the Internet Told Through Graphics, Icons, Narration
Activist Shark Documentaries
Nokia's The Fourth Screen
Air Disaster Simulators
Richard Moose's Airside Photo-Documentary Is Frighteningly Fascinati
Child Consumerism Documentaries
'Kids + Money'
The Selling of Celebrity
Paris Hilton Inc Documentary
Social Documentary in High Heels
Copenhagen Cycle Chic
Train Wreck Retrospective
Britney Spears Evaluates Past Self in Documentary, Prepares to Relaunch
Animals as Photographers
Animal Planet Wildlife Documentaries Campaign
Maureen McCormick, Britney Spears Tell All
Animal Fetus Photography
Documentary Captures In-Womb Images