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2. Pawn Sacrifice (2014)
PG-13 | 115 min | Biography, Drama
Set during the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer finds himself caught between two superpowers and his own struggles as he challenges the Soviet Empire.
Votes: 20,731 | Gross: $2.44M
3. Capturing the Friedmans (2003)
Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, Biography
Documentary on the Friedmans, a seemingly typical, upper-middle-class Jewish family whose world is instantly transformed when the father and his youngest son are arrested and charged with shocking and horrible crimes.
Votes: 18,973 | Gross: $3.12M
4. What Happened, Miss Simone? (2015)
Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A documentary about the life and legend Nina Simone, an American singer, pianist, and civil rights activist labeled the "High Priestess of Soul."
5. Bobby Fischer Against the World (2011)
93 min | Documentary, Biography, History
'Bobby Fischer Against the World' is a documentary feature exploring the tragic and bizarre life of the late chess master Bobby Fischer. The drama of Bobby Fischer's career was undeniable, ... See full summary »
Unrated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
A rare behind-the-curtain look at the Earth Liberation Front, the radical environmental group that the FBI calls America's 'number one domestic terrorist threat.'
Votes: 2,668 | Gross: $0.06M
8. There's Something Wrong with Aunt Diane (2011)
TV-MA | 101 min | Documentary
The accident made national headlines: a suburban mother drove the wrong way on the Taconic Parkway in upstate New York and crashed head-on into an SUV, killing herself and seven others. In ... See full summary »
9. Street Fight (2005)
83 min | Documentary
This documentary follows the 2002 mayoral campaign in Newark, New Jersey in which the Cory Booker attempted to unseat longtime mayor Sharpe James.
10. The 88th Annual Academy Awards (2016 TV Special)
TV-14 | 217 min
Hosted by Chris Rock, the 88th Academy Awards ceremony honors the best movies of 2015.
Writers: Billy Kimball, Dave Boone, Chris Rock, Chuck Sklar, Jon Macks, Scott Aukerman, Rodney Barnes, Neil Campbell, Matthew Claybrooks, Lance Crouther, Michael Ferrucci, Langston Kerman, Steve O'Donnell, Nimesh Patel, Vanessa Ramos, Frank Sebastiano, Jeff Stilson, Rich Vos, Michelle Wolf, Dave Chappelle | Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Chris Rock, Emily Blunt, Charlize Theron, Tom McCarthy
12. Love, Marilyn (2012)
Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, Biography
Modern day celebrities interpret excerpts from memoirs written by people who knew Marilyn Monroe as well as her recently discovered personal journals and letters.
Writers: Truman Capote, Liz Garbus, Ralph Greenson, Elia Kazan, Natasha Lytess, Norman Mailer, Arthur Miller, Marilyn Monroe, Norman Rosten, Gloria Steinem, Billy Wilder | Director: Liz Garbus | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Elizabeth Banks, Adrien Brody, Ellen Burstyn
14. Ghosts of Abu Ghraib (2007)
TV-MA | 78 min | Documentary, History, War
An examination of the prisoner abuse scandal involving U.S. soldiers and detainees at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison in the fall of 2003.
15. The Farm: Angola, USA (1998)
88 min | Documentary
Documentary depicting day to day life in Angola Prison mostly from an inmate's perspective. Interviews are with several inmates including one with a life sentence who is about to die.
108 min | Documentary
Gloria Vanderbilt and her son Anderson Cooper discuss their notable family's history.
19. The Nazi Officer's Wife (2003)
90 min | Documentary, History, War
Edith Han was an outspoken young woman studying law in Vienna when the Gestapo forced Edith and her mother into a Jewish ghetto. Edith was taken away to a labor camp, and when she returned ... See full summary »
20. A Good Job: Stories of the FDNY (2014 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary
Acclaimed actor and FDNY veteran Steve Buscemi looks at what it's like to work as a New York City firefighter. Utilizing exclusive behind-the-scenes footage and firsthand accounts from past... See full summary »
24. The Execution of Wanda Jean (2002)
88 min | Documentary
The Execution of Wanda Jean chronicles the life-and-death battle of Wanda Jean Allen, the first black woman to be put to death in the United States in the modern era.
Votes: 168 | Gross: $0.00M
25. Family Affair (2010)
80 min | Documentary, Family
At 10 years old, Chico Colvard accidentally shot his older sister in the leg. This seemingly random act detonated a chain reaction that exposed unspeakable realities and shattered his ... See full summary »
27. Coma (I) (2007)
PG | 102 min | Documentary, Reality-TV
Al'Khan, Roxanne, Sean, and Tom have each emerged from their Traumatic Brain Injury comas, but just how conscious are they, and will they get better?
28. The Fence (2010)
36 min | Documentary, Short
In October 2006, the United States government decided to build a 700 mile fence along its Mexican border. Three years and 3.1 billion dollars later, award-winning director Rory Kennedy ... See full summary »
31. Addiction (2007 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary
A documentary made up of nine separate segments on the topic of drug addiction. Segments include: "Saturday Night in a Dallas ER," by Jon Alpert; "A Mother's Desperation," by Susan Froemke ... See full summary »
32. Con Man (2003)
93 min | Documentary
The true story of James Hogue, a brilliant impostor who embraced the American art of self-invention, fabricated a spectacular series of fictional identities for himself, and successfully conned his way into Princeton University
33. Indian Point: Imagining the Unimaginable (2004 TV Movie)
45 min | Documentary
A documentary about the Indian Point power plant and it's virtual lack of security following the tragic events of September 11, 2001.
37. Ten Days That Unexpectedly Changed America (2006– )
Ten acclaimed documentary filmmakers offer a fresh, compelling look at 10 pivotal moments in American history and their often unforeseen repercussions.
48. Before the Spring: After the Fall (2013)
72 min | Documentary, Drama, Music
In 2008, we travel to Egypt to tell the story of heavy metal in a conservative Muslim country. We meet the kids in Cairo's tight knit underground music scene who are the film's main ... See full summary »
50. Epidemic Africa (1999)
15 min | Documentary, Short
A documentary short about the growing number of African children orphaned by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The film was screened at the United Nations Headquarters (NYC) for World Aids Day in ... See full summary »