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I have to mention 'Restrepo' and 'Cave of Forgotten Dreams.' Two of my favorites.
But one I haven't seen mentioned (I did NOT go through all the comments) is Herzog's 'Lessons of Darkness.' A very moving piece of art, one that uses a lack of commentary to its full advantage. Beautiful work.
P.S. And while 'Human Planet' isn't a doc. film, it's probably my favorite in this recent string of TV nature docs.