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1. Sold (2016)

PG-13 | 94 min | Drama

6.8
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49 Metascore

A girl risks everything for freedom after being trafficked from her mountain village in Nepal to a brothel in India.

Director: Jeffrey D. Brown | Stars: Gillian Anderson, David Arquette, Priyanka Bose, Tillotama Shome

Votes: 547

2. Blade: The Series (2006– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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The adventures of the half human/vampire hunter.

Stars: Sticky Fingaz, Jill Wagner, Nelson Lee, Jessica Gower

Votes: 4,258

3. American Experience (1988– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Oliver Platt

Votes: 961

4. Banshee Chapter (2013)

R | 87 min | Horror, Thriller

5.5
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62 Metascore

Journalist Anne Roland explores the disturbing links behind her friend's sudden disappearance, an ominous government research chemical, and a disturbing radio broadcast of unknown origin.

Director: Blair Erickson | Stars: Katia Winter, Ted Levine, Michael McMillian, Corey Moosa

Votes: 6,654

5. Nova (1974– )

TV-PG | Documentary, Biography

8.8
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Science documentaries about various topics.

Stars: Jay O. Sanders, Craig Sechler, Lance Lewman, Will Lyman

Votes: 1,482

6. Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple (2006)

86 min | Documentary, History

7.9
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79 Metascore

Featuring never-before-seen footage, this documentary delivers a startling new look at the Peoples Temple, headed by preacher Jim Jones who, in 1978, led more than 900 members to Guyana, where he orchestrated a mass suicide via tainted punch.

Director: Stanley Nelson | Stars: Rebecca Moore, Janet Shular, Tim Carter, Stanley Clayton

Votes: 3,948

7. Independent Lens (1999– )

Documentary

8.1
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Different celebrity host present a new independent documentary.

Stars: America Ferrera, Terrence Howard, Stanley Tucci, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 339

8. P.O.V. (1988– )

Documentary

7.8
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Stars: Angela Davis, Deann Borshay, Peter Dinklage, Bonita Dearmond

Votes: 99

9. National Geographic Explorer (1985– )

120 min | Documentary, History

8.2
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A weekly series of short documentary segments funded by the National Geographic Society and done in the style of the National Geographic Specials. In 2003, the show was re-branded National ... See full summary »

Stars: Salvatore Vecchio, Peter Coyote, Lisa Ling, Gerald Durrell

Votes: 206

10. American Paradise (2017)

Short | Completed

A forgotten man in Trump's America attempts to shift his fate with the perfect crime. Inspired by true events.

Director: Joe Talbot | Stars: Sky Elobar, James Brooks, James Brooks, Jimmie Fails

11. Adaline (2015)

97 min | Thriller

3.3
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Adaline's terrifying visions bleed through from the past and become Daniela's present-day nightmares.

Director: Bidisha Chowdhury | Stars: Jill Evyn, Lane Townsend, Jeremy Walker, Emily Claeys

Votes: 140

12. Aerial America (2010– )

44 min | Documentary

8.8
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Helicopter flights above the USA give breathtaking views of the nation's historic landmarks and natural wonders all presented in stunning HD aerial cinematography while narration provides background information and historical context.

Stars: Jim Conrad, Steve Toney

Votes: 197

13. America Is Still the Place (2015)

90 min | History

7.0
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Black Gold tells the actual events of how one desperate man, armed with only his charm and wits, takes on a racist San Francisco corporation in 1971.

Director: Patrick Gilles | Stars: Mike Colter, Emma Caulfield, Greg Cipes, Dylan Baker

Votes: 30

14. The Cherokee Word for Water (2013)

PG | 92 min | Drama

8.1
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The work that led Wilma Mankiller to become the first modern female Chief of the Cherokee Nation.

Directors: Tim Kelly, Charlie Soap | Stars: Kimberly Guerrero, Mo Brings Plenty, Steve Reevis, Darryl Tonemah

Votes: 35

15. I'll Believe You (2006)

PG | 82 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.8
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Late-night radio host Dale Sweeney's usual line up of odd-ball, conspiracy-obsessed callers is interrupted by a panicked phone call in an indecipherable language. When FBI agents arrive ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Francis Sullivan | Stars: David Alan Basche, Patrick Warburton, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Patrick Gallo

Votes: 379

16. Chee and T (2016)

80 min | Comedy

8.5
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A Comedy about the only two guys left in Silicon Valley who have nothing to do with technology.

Director: Tanuj Chopra | Stars: Noureen DeWulf, Karan Soni, Rebecca Hazlewood, Dominic Rains

Votes: 6

17. Inside (2007– )

Documentary

7.9
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National Geographic goes inside and undercover to reveal the secrets and inner-workings of a myriad of topics.

Stars: Nicholas Schatzki, Brett Beyer, John Benjamin Hickey, Mark Potok

Votes: 21

18. Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea (2004)

74 min | Documentary

7.5
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72 Metascore

Renowned cult film director John Waters narrates this quirky exploration of the Salton Sea, the massive Southern California lake that was created by accident a century ago, became a popular... See full summary »

Directors: Chris Metzler, Jeff Springer | Stars: Sonny Bono, John Waters, Norm Niver, Petre Melvin

Votes: 558

19. Irena Sendler: In the Name of Their Mothers (2011)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, War

8.4
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95-year-old Polish heroine Irena Sendler tells the unknown story of a conspiracy of women who outwitted the Nazis and rescued thousands of Jewish children from the Warsaw ghetto during WWII.

Director: Mary Skinner | Stars: Irena Sendlerowa, Jan Becker

Votes: 30

20. Dayroom (2017)

87 min | Drama | Completed

For a group of young cadets at an American military academy, an ordinary weekend takes a serious unexpected turn when a secret being harbored by one of them is inadvertently revealed.

Director: Paul Nkamsi | Stars: Alyssa Kompelien, A.J. Friederich, Andy Strong, Joshua Marx

21. 3 Still Standing (2014)

90 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.8
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Although the local comedy scene has diminished since the 1980s, Will Durst, Johnny Steele and Larry 'Bubbles' Brown continue to entertain audiences with their stand-up material.

Directors: Robert Campos, Donna LoCicero | Stars: Geoff Bolt, Larry Brown, Dana Carvey, Debi Durst

Votes: 13

22. All in This Tea (2007)

70 min | Documentary

7.2
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During the 1990s, David Lee Hoffman searched throughout China for the finest teas. He's a California importer who, as a youth, lived in Asia for years and took tea with the Dali Lama. ... See full summary »

Directors: Les Blank, Gina Leibrecht | Stars: David Lee Hoffman, Song Diefeng, Werner Herzog, Angela Justice

Votes: 230

23. The Full Picture (2008)

80 min | Comedy

7.8
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Like many guys, Mark Foster struggles with commitment, but given his past, he has good reason. Fifteen years ago, his parents' scandalous divorce grabbed the public's attention and ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Bowden | Stars: Josh Hutchinson, Bettina Devin, Daron Jennings, Lizzie Ross

Votes: 91

24. The Princess of Nebraska (2007)

77 min | Drama

4.9
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The story of a pregnant Chinese girl's life in the U.S. Based on the the short story by Yiyun Li.

Director: Wayne Wang | Stars: Li Ling, Brian Danforth, Minghua Tan, Zhi Hao Li

Votes: 280

25. Trattoria (I) (2012)

82 min | Comedy

7.1
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This funny and heartwarming dramedy set in the exciting San Francisco culinary scene follows Sal Sartini, a workaholic chef who must repair the bond he had with his son before he risks ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Wolos | Stars: Tony Denison, John Patrick Amedori, Kandis Fay, Lisa Rotondi

Votes: 98

26. Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton's Cafeteria (2005)

57 min | Documentary

8.1
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Documentary about transgender women and drag queens who fought police harassment at Compton's Cafeteria in San Francisco's Tenderloin in 1966, three years before the famous riot at Stonewall Inn bar in NYC.

Directors: Victor Silverman, Susan Stryker | Stars: Ray Baxter, Elliot Blackstone, Aleshia Brevard, Felicia Elizondo

Votes: 83

27. Red Without Blue (2007)

74 min | Documentary

6.9
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The intimate bond between two identical twin brothers is challenged when one decides to transition from male to female; this is the story of their evolving relationship, and the resurrection of their family from a darker past.

Directors: Brooke Sebold, Benita Sills, Todd Sills | Stars: Clair Farley, Jennie Farley, Mark Oliver Farley, Scott Farley

Votes: 431

28. Collapse: Based on the Book by Jared Diamond (2010 TV Movie)

Documentary

6.8
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National Geographic follows a hypothetical team of scientists in the year 2210 as they set out to learn what led to the collapse of our present day society in this theoretical look into the future.

Director: Noel Dockstader | Stars: Ricardo Agurcia, Jared Diamond, Jamie Effros, Daniel Gilbert

Votes: 106

29. Nice Girls Crew (2012– )

Comedy

8.3
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Sophie (Lynn Chen), Leena (Sheetal Sheth), and Geraldine (Michelle Krusiec) have been true "frenemies" since elementary school. All grown up and finding themselves in the city of Los ... See full summary »

Stars: Lynn Chen, Michelle Krusiec, Sheetal Sheth, Tsai Chin

Votes: 55

30. Heart & Soul (2015–2016)

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Jacques Pépin brings you his final series, with over 100 recipes. The culinary icon shares memories and wisdom from a half a century in the kitchen with passion, humor, and dearest friends and family along the way.

Stars: Jacques Pepin, Claudine Pepin, Jean-Claude Szurdak, Julia Child

31. Agents of Change (2016)

66 min | Documentary

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From the well-publicized events at SF State in 1968 to the image of black students with guns emerging from the takeover of the student union at Cornell University in April 1969, the ... See full summary »

Directors: Frank Dawson, Abby Ginzberg | Stars: Roger Alvarado, Zachary Carter, Harry Edwards, Eric Evans

32. Life Tastes Good (1999)

88 min | Crime, Drama

5.5
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Two San Francisco detectives discover a corpse in an abandoned car. From the dead man's wallet and a tape recorder, they determine the man was a money launderer. The story is then told in ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Kan Gotanda | Stars: Sab Shimono, Julia Nickson, Tamlyn Tomita, Greg Watanabe

Votes: 127

33. Seizing Me (2003)

92 min | Thriller

6.0
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She takes body, mind, & soul.

Director: Halfdan Hussey | Stars: Lisa Keller, Howard Antony, Kathy Garver, Bob Rumnock

Votes: 51

34. Green Fire (2011)

73 min | Documentary, Biography

8.6
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Aldo Leopold is considered the most important conservationist of the twentieth-century. He is the father of the national wilderness system, wildlife management and ecological restoration. ... See full summary »

Directors: Ann Dunsky, Steve Dunsky, Dave Steinke | Stars: Peter Coyote, Aldo Leopold, Curt Meine

Votes: 27

35. Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures (2006– )

360 min | Documentary

8.3
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Stars: Fabien Cousteau, Celine Cousteau, Pierce Brosnan, Robert Redford

Votes: 54

36. Lonely Island: Hidden Alcatraz (2003 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

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Director: Rick Butler

37. Man-Made (2007– )

7.7
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Stars: Mark Keller, Kevin T. Moore, Lance Lewman, Bill Graves

Votes: 7

38. Undercover History (2006– )

52 min | History, Mystery

7.4
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Stars: John Benjamin Hickey, Tim Halpin, Jordan Romano, Will Rosser

Votes: 20

39. Weaving Worlds (2007 TV Movie)

57 min | Documentary

8.0
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In this compelling and intimate portrait of economic and cultural survival through art, Navajo filmmaker BENNIE KLAIN takes viewers into the world of contemporary Navajo weavers and their ... See full summary »

Director: Bennie Klain

Votes: 12

40. Tulia, Texas (2008)

7.8
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A look at the aftermath and investigation behind the massive 1999 Tulia, Texas drug bust, which resulted in the arrest of 46 people, 39 of whom were African American.

Directors: Cassandra Herrman, Kelly Whalen

Votes: 32

41. When Medicine Got It Wrong (2009)

54 min | Documentary

8.4
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When Medicine Got it Wrong is the groundbreaking story of loving parents who rocked the halls of psychiatry, changing how we understand schizophrenia. In the 1970s, a small group of parents... See full summary »

Directors: Katie Cadigan, Laura C. Murray | Stars: Gregory Bateson, Anna Eshoo, Rita Moreno, Ronald Reagan

Votes: 10

42. Training Rules (2009 Video)

62 min | Documentary, Drama, News

7.2
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Examines how women's collegiate sports, caught in a web of homophobic practices, collude in the destruction of the lives and dreams of many of its most talented athletes.

Directors: Dee Mosbacher, Fawn Yacker | Stars: Cindy Davies, Lisa Faloon, Christine Gulas, Corinne Gulas

Votes: 79

43. Finding Kukan (2016)

75 min | Documentary

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FINDING KUKAN investigates the story of Chinese Hawaii-born Li Ling-Ai, the un-credited female producer of KUKAN, a 1941 Academy Award-winning color documentary about World War II China that has been lost for decades.

Director: Robin Lung | Stars: Ling-Ai Li, Kelly Hu, Daniel Dae Kim, Richard Balin

44. Home Front (2001)

59 min | Documentary

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Home Front tells the stories of two diverse, working-class communities who are fighting for the right to keep calling the San Francisco Bay Area home as the region becomes the country's most expensive.

Director: Jennifer Maytorena Taylor

45. Knowing Nothing Cold (2015)

91 min | Drama

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Knowing Nothing Cold follows a group of teenagers living in the American Midwest of the 1970's as they attempt the impossibility of a graceful entrance into adulthood.

Director: Jeff Kao | Stars: Therese Agnew, Dylan Alvarado, Federico Andrade, Jane Angeles

46. No Sweat (2006)

54 min | Documentary

5.3
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An all-American tale about an all-American garment: The T-shirt, NO SWEAT takes a wild ride into the bowels of Los Angeles garment industry. Mostly undocumented workers at American Apparel ... See full summary »

Director: Amie Williams

Votes: 6

47. The Date (II) (2013)

12 min | Short, Drama

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New York City, New Year's Eve, 1949: all the elevator operator wants is someone to kiss at midnight. Instead she has a double shift to work and a deaf kid to babysit. Then in struts Frank.

Director: Adam Thorpe | Stars: Amanda Boxer, Annarose Cattanach, Morven Christie, Thomas Grube

48. See How They Run (2001)

58 min | Documentary

5.2
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A behind the scenes look at a David and Goliath showdown between Mayor Willie Brown (incumbent) and openly gay city supervisor and stand-up comedian, Tom Ammiano.

Directors: Kelly Duane, Emily Morse | Stars: Tom Ammiano, Jerry Brown, Willie Brown, Dianne Feinstein

Votes: 30

49. Women of Tibet: A Quiet Revolution (2008)

57 min | Documentary

8.5
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Three generations of Tibetan women and His Holiness the Dalai Lama tell the story of one of the great movements of nonviolent resistance in modern history. In 1959, an estimated 15,000 ... See full summary »

Director: Rosemary Rawcliffe | Stars: Dolma Tsering Teykhang, Samdup Dolma, Tseten Choeden Schneiter, Tenzin Peldon

Votes: 15

50. The Great Transmission (2015)

56 min | Documentary

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What does it take to keep ancient knowledge alive? Tibetan culture has deep roots, but the turmoil of the 20th century has left its vast text tradition in jeopardy. This is a story of an ... See full summary »

Director: Pema Gellek