The List: 10 documentaries for people who don't like documentaries

From the 08/18/2011 edition

With "Tabloid" from famed documentarian Errol Morris playing in Columbus, I wanted to reflect on the movie form I hold near and dear.

I recommend a lot of movies to people, and I see their eyes glaze over when I suggest a documentary.

Listen, people, they don't have to be all taking heads and voiceovers. Here are 10 narrative docs that are as funny, heartbreaking, intriguing and enthralling as many of the fictional movies you'll find.