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What are the best VICE documentaries?

Documentaries are supposed to take you right at the heart of the subject! Whether it be a nice or unpleasant thing you're watching, you surely want pure honesty from those making it. And is there anyone better in making no holds barred productions about taboo themes than VICE? The Canadian media outfit has been no short of amazing when it comes to producing eye-opening and gut-wrenching documentaries. Whether it's about drugs, violence, paranormal events, as long as it's real, you can expect them to have a take on it. So, we welcome you to the world of uncensored media with some of the best VICE documentaries that you need to see. Remember, watch at your own risk. Enjoy!

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  1. 1Suicide Forest in Japan

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    You've probably heard a lot about the scary events that take place inside the Aokigahara Jukai forest in Japan. Well, VICE's documentary 'Suicide Forest in Japan' gives an in-depth look inside the allegedly haunted forest with the help of a local guide. Is there more to it than just housing about a hundred dead bodies per year? Watch the documentary to find out.

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  1. 2From Rehab to a Body Bag: Dying for Treatment

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    'From Rehab to a Body Bag: Dying for Treatment' explores the intricacies involved within America's drug problem. While rehabilitation centers are made to address it, what is it that really causes these institutions to miserably fail? This VICE documentary looks at the core of the issue through a 20-year old boy who ends up dead after being enrolled in a drug treatment center.

  2. 3Death in a Can: Australia's Euthanasia Loophole

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    Ever heard of the term 'assisted suicide'? Well, this documentary will explain it to you, and more. 'Death in a Can: Australia's Euthanasia Loophole' is a brief yet compelling documentary that will take you to the Land Down Under, while tackling the country's long-pressing issue of euthanasia. 

  1. 4Garbage Island

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    VICE dives into the realms of environmental awareness with this documentary. If you still aren't alarmed enough with how trash destroys our oceans, you should see 'Garbage Island'. You'll be in awe upon learning that somewhere in the North Pacific Ocean, there exists a garbage patch the size of Texas.

  2. 5The Real Walter White

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    Breaking Bad fans, anyone? Well, even if you're not, you'd be interested to see 'The Real Walter White' and learn more about his own meth empire. This documentary reveals the secret behind his product and how he was able to stack thousands of dollars per day through illegal trade.

  3. 6World's Scariest Drug

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    VICE will scare you with this documentary as it shows why a plant called Scopolamine is known as "The Devil's Breath". 'World's Scariest Drug' will take you to Colombia to examines the roots, effects, and the dynamics involved in selling this otherworldly drug.

  4. 7London’s Knife Crime Emergency: On a Knife Edge

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    It's never nice to hear about gangs stabbing each other on the streets day in and day out. Well, 'London’s Knife Crime Emergency: On a Knife Edge' is a good documentary to watch if you want to see how devastating this kind of situation can become when it shows how the lives of London's youth are at stake every single day.

  5. 8Interview with a Cannibal

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    This documentary can be grotesque but it's still worth your watch. It explores the story of Issei Sagawa, a Japanese man who killed and cannibalized a Dutch woman in France. Is he insane or is he simply hungry for human flesh? Watch the full VICE documentary to find out.

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    Anonymous
    June 17, 2019
    "It's funny to see social exclusion happen to people who need medical attention.... This documentary makes me wish that people would see this film more so they can realize that substance abuse is a serious thing we should alleviate as a collective. DRUG ADDICTION IS A MEDICAL CONDITION!"
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    From Rehab to a Body Bag: Dying for Treatment
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    Anonymous
    June 17, 2019
    "SO EYE OPENING.... It definitely bothers me most how corporations continue to plague our environment in exchange for profit... This is more horrifying than any documentary ive seen"
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    Garbage Island
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    Anonymous
    June 17, 2019
    "This interview is the single most harrowing vice youtube video I've ever seen. Gives me chills just looking at Issei.... Human condition is such a feeble thing"
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    Interview with a Cannibal
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    Anonymous
    June 17, 2019
    "Gotta be the best documentaries on youtube I've seen so far 🙌 Love the awareness it gives for suicide prevention. Society needs to see this film."
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    Suicide Forest in Japan
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    Anonymous
    June 17, 2019
    "Saw this on a reddit thread for best documentaries and honestly, I think it's generally good but not the best. I love the composition though! 👌"
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    Death in a Can: Australia's Euthanasia Loophole
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    Anonymous
    June 17, 2019
    "BADASS!!! Longtime Breaking Bad fan here and it's cool to see how these things actually pan out in real life"
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    The Real Walter White
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    Anonymous
    June 17, 2019
    "Love the honesty and the raw emotion of this vice documentaries but it really bloomed in this documentary"
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    London’s Knife Crime Emergency: On a Knife Edge
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    Anonymous
    June 17, 2019
    "Watched this on 2018 and it immediately became the best vice documentary for me"
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    World's Scariest Drug
This list is about What are the best VICE documentaries
RankAnswersTypeVotesPrice
1Suicide Forest in JapanMovies 16 Free
2From Rehab to a Body Bag: Dying for TreatmentMovies 12 Free
3Death in a Can: Australia's Euthanasia LoopholeMovies 8 Free
4Garbage IslandMovies 3 Free
5The Real Walter WhiteMovies 2 Free
6World's Scariest DrugMovies 2 Free
7London’s Knife Crime Emergency: On a Knife EdgeMovies 1 Free
8Interview with a CannibalMovies 1 Paid
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