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1. Pawn Sacrifice (2014)

PG-13 | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.0
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65 Metascore

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.

Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Liev Schreiber, Peter Sarsgaard, Michael Stuhlbarg

Votes: 28,105 | Gross: $2.44M

2. To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Three drag queens travel cross-country until their car breaks down, leaving them stranded in a small town.

Director: Beeban Kidron | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze, John Leguizamo, Stockard Channing

Votes: 22,656 | Gross: $36.48M

3. The View (1997– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Talk-Show

2.9
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A panel of four real women discuss everyday issues, share their opinions and engage in colorful conversations for a variety of topics.

Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sherri Shepherd, Raven-Symoné

Votes: 4,733

4. There's Something Wrong with Aunt Diane (2011)

TV-MA | 101 min | Documentary

6.8
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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 »

Director: Liz Garbus | Stars: Jesse Temple, Brad Katinas, Diane Schuler, Jay Schuler

Votes: 2,243

5. This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006)

NC-17 | 98 min | Documentary

7.5
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75 Metascore

Kirby Dick's exposé about the American movie ratings board.

Director: Kirby Dick | Stars: Kirby Dick, Kimberly Peirce, Darren Aronofsky, Atom Egoyan

Votes: 25,944 | Gross: $0.30M

6. Capturing the Friedmans (2003)

Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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90 Metascore

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.

Director: Andrew Jarecki | Stars: Arnold Friedman, Jesse Friedman, David Friedman, Elaine Friedman

Votes: 20,420 | Gross: $3.12M

7. True Life (1998– )

60 min | Documentary, Romance

7.7
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MTV follows three unique persons in their everyday situations, and documents the problems and goals they face.

Stars: SuChin Pak, Gideon Yago, Michael Granatta, Domaine Javier

Votes: 932

8. What Happened, Miss Simone? (2015)

Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.6
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75 Metascore

A documentary about the life and legend Nina Simone, an American singer, pianist, and civil rights activist labeled the "High Priestess of Soul."

Director: Liz Garbus | Stars: James Baldwin, Stokely Carmichael, Walter Cronkite, Stanley Crouch

Votes: 8,087

9. The 88th Annual Academy Awards (2016 TV Special)

TV-14 | 217 min

6.5
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The 88th Academy Awards ceremony honors achievement in film in 2015.

Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Chris Rock, Emily Blunt, Charlize Theron, Tom McCarthy

Votes: 1,631

10. P.O.V. (1988– )

Documentary

8.2
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POV, a cinema term for "point of view," is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. Since 1988, POV has presented more than 300 of the best, boldest and most... See full summary »

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

Votes: 106

11. Bobby Fischer Against the World (2011)

93 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.4
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76 Metascore

'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 »

Director: Liz Garbus | Stars: Bobby Fischer, David Edmonds, Anthony Saidy, Susan Polgar

Votes: 5,963

12. Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter (2015– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Talk-Show

7.1
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'The Hollywood Reporter', in partnership with Sundance TV, holds round-table discussions with Oscar and Emmy nominees.

Stars: Lacey Rose, Stephen Galloway, Stacey Wilson, Matt Belloni

Votes: 34

13. America Undercover (1983– )

TV-MA | Documentary

7.0
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A series that features original and previously released documentaries which look at contemporary issues with strong social relevance.

Stars: Lee Grant, Marlene Sanders, Richard Kiley, Michael Baden

Votes: 221

14. Love, Marilyn (2012)

Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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51 Metascore

Modern day celebrities interpret excerpts from memoirs written by people who knew Marilyn Monroe as well as her recently discovered personal journals and letters.

Director: Liz Garbus | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Elizabeth Banks, Adrien Brody, Ellen Burstyn

Votes: 1,365

15. Lost Girls

Drama, Mystery, Thriller | Pre-production

A mother searching for her missing daughter in Long Island makes a horrifying discovery in the woods where the murdered bodies of four girls have been dumped.

Director: Liz Garbus | Star: Sarah Paulson

16. Knuckleball! (2012)

93 min | Documentary, Sport

7.1
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73 Metascore

A documentary that showcases baseball's most unpredictable pitch.

Directors: Ricki Stern, Anne Sundberg | Stars: Tim Wakefield, Dave Lennon, Jim Bouton, Charles Hough

Votes: 1,439

17. Tavis Smiley (2004– )

30 min | Talk-Show

5.8
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A diverse panel of experts on various social, political, economic, and legal issues that are key to Detroit's turnaround.

Stars: Tavis Smiley, Cornel West, Bernie Sanders, Harry Belafonte

Votes: 288

18. Street Fight (2005)

83 min | Documentary

8.1
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85 Metascore

This documentary follows the 2002 mayoral campaign in Newark, New Jersey in which a City Councilman, Cory Booker, attempted to unseat longtime mayor Sharpe James.

Director: Marshall Curry | Stars: Jen Bluestein, Cory Booker, Bill Bradley, Chris Christie

Votes: 1,621

19. Girlhood (2003)

82 min | Documentary, Crime

7.3
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69 Metascore

Documentary chronicling America's justice system. Follows two female inmates - victims of horrific violence and tragedy - who are serving time in a Maryland juvenile detention center.

Director: Liz Garbus

Votes: 499 | Gross: $0.06M

20. If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front (2011)

Unrated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

7.2
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65 Metascore

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.'

Directors: Marshall Curry, Sam Cullman | Stars: Daniel McGowan, Lisa McGowan, Tim Lewis, Kirk Engdall

Votes: 2,794 | Gross: $0.06M

21. Ghosts of Abu Ghraib (2007)

TV-MA | 78 min | Documentary, History, War

8.0
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An examination of the prisoner abuse scandal involving U.S. soldiers and detainees at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison in the fall of 2003.

Director: Rory Kennedy | Stars: Israel Rivera, Megan Ambuhl Graner, Javal Davis, George W. Bush

Votes: 813

22. Nothing Left Unsaid: Gloria Vanderbilt & Anderson Cooper (2016)

108 min | Documentary

8.0
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Gloria Vanderbilt and her son Anderson Cooper discuss their notable family's history.

Director: Liz Garbus | Stars: Anderson Cooper, Pearson Marx, Stan Stokowski, Alfred Vanderbilt Iii

Votes: 411

23. The Nazi Officer's Wife (2003)

90 min | Documentary, History, War

7.3
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74 Metascore

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 »

Director: Liz Garbus | Stars: Edith Hahn Beer, Julia Ormond, Susan Sarandon

Votes: 245

24. Family Affair (2010)

80 min | Documentary, Family

7.4
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65 Metascore

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 »

Director: Chico Colvard

Votes: 165

25. Coma (I) (2007)

PG | 102 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

7.7
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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?

Director: Liz Garbus | Stars: Lynda Delorenzo, Al'Khan Edwards, Devonia Edwards, Joseph Giacino

Votes: 116

26. A Good Job: Stories of the FDNY (2014 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.9
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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 »

Director: Liz Garbus | Star: Steve Buscemi

Votes: 239

27. A Boy's Life (2003)

77 min | Documentary

8.1
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Follows a Mississippi family's attempts to deal with an increasingly violent and erratic child.

Directors: Rory Kennedy, Nick Doob

Votes: 161

28. The Farm: Angola, USA (1998)

88 min | Documentary

7.6
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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.

Directors: Liz Garbus, Wilbert Rideau, Jonathan Stack | Stars: Bernard Addison, Burl Cain, George Crawford, Wilbert Rideau

Votes: 666

29. Addiction (2007 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 86 min | Documentary

6.0
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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 »

Directors: Jon Alpert, Joe Berlinger, Kate Davis, Liz Garbus, Chris Hegedus, Eugene Jarecki, Barbara Kopple, Albert Maysles, D.A. Pennebaker, Susan Raymond, Bruce Sinofsky

Votes: 68

30. The Fence (2010)

36 min | Documentary, Short

6.9
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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 »

Director: Rory Kennedy

Votes: 133

31. The Execution of Wanda Jean (2002)

88 min | Documentary

7.6
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73 Metascore

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.

Director: Liz Garbus | Stars: Wanda Jean Allen, Jesse Jackson, David Presson

Votes: 179 | Gross: $0.00M

32. Shouting Fire: Stories from the Edge of Free Speech (2009)

75 min | Documentary

7.5
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First Amendment attorney Martin Garbus talks about the history and current state of free speech in America

Director: Liz Garbus | Stars: Martin Garbus, Liz Garbus, Ken Starr, Jack M. Sleeth

Votes: 197

33. Con Man (2003)

93 min | Documentary

6.8
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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

Director: Jesse Moss | Star: James Hogue

Votes: 65

34. Yo soy Boricua, pa'que tu lo sepas! (2006)

86 min | Documentary

7.6
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A documentary on New York's annual Puerto Rican Day parade.

Directors: Liz Garbus, Rosie Perez | Stars: Pedro Albizu Campos, Rosie Perez, Pedro Pietri, Sixto Ramos

Votes: 195

35. Hookers Hustlers Pimps and Their Johns (1993)

75 min | Documentary

7.3
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An exploration of New York's prostitution scene in the early 90s.

Director: Beeban Kidron | Stars: Henning Rübsam, Beeban Kidron

Votes: 58

36. Ten Days That Unexpectedly Changed America (2006– )

Documentary, History

7.0
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Ten acclaimed documentary filmmakers offer a fresh, compelling look at 10 pivotal moments in American history and their often unforeseen repercussions.

Stars: Mark Riccadonna, Michael L. Colosimo, David Nasaw, Geoffrey Roecker

Votes: 27

37. Killing in the Name (2010)

39 min | Documentary, Short

7.1
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In 2005, a suicide bomber walked into Ashraf's wedding, killing 27 people. Now he is on a quest to confront terrorism around the globe.

Director: Jed Rothstein

Votes: 68

38. Xiara's Song (2005 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Xiara Trujillo is a precocious seven-year-old who moved from the Bronx to Maryland with her mom, Aracelli Guzman... See full synopsis »

Director: Liz Garbus

Votes: 6

39. Before the Spring: After the Fall (2013)

72 min | Documentary, Drama, Music

7.6
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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 »

Director: Jed Rothstein | Stars: Sherine Amr, Gameela Ismail, Ayman Nour, Noor Ayman Nour

Votes: 5

41. Taxonomy

Drama | Announced

A wealthy self-made man named Barry Barnacle sets up a challenge for his daughters to compete in in order to claim their inheritance. Based on Galt Niederhoffer's novel "A Taxonomy of Barnacles."

Director: Liz Garbus

42. Epidemic Africa (1999)

15 min | Documentary, Short

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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 »

Director: Rory Kennedy | Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Mulenga Kapwepwe, Bernadette Nakayima, Danny Siwila

43. The Addiction Project (2007– )

Drama

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Votes: 6

44. Indian Point: Imagining the Unimaginable (2004 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

5.7
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A documentary about the Indian Point power plant and it's virtual lack of security following the tragic events of September 11, 2001.

Director: Rory Kennedy | Stars: Al Franken, Robert Kennedy Jr., Rory Kennedy, Alex Matthiessen

Votes: 61

45. The Fence (La Barda) (2010)

35 min | Documentary

6.9
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Director: Rory Kennedy | Star: Rory Kennedy

Votes: 15

46. Pandemic: Facing AIDS (2003– )

113 min | Documentary

7.7
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Covers the key aspects of the world AIDS epidemic through powerful documentary stories about five victims and their communities, on five continents.

Stars: Danny Glover, Elton John

Votes: 47

47. Coma IV (2007)

103 min | Documentary

6.6
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Director: Liz Garbus

Votes: 8

48. The Fight for Fischer's Estate (2011 Video)

7 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Director: Liz Garbus | Stars: Bobby Fischer, Sammy Estimo, Larry Evans, Saemi Palsson

49. The Changing Face of Beauty (2000 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Directors: Liz Garbus, Rory Kennedy | Star: Sela Ward

Votes: 6

50. Robot (2012)

3 min | Documentary, Short

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ROBOT is set in the Yale Social Robotics Lab where Brian Scassellati designs robots we enjoy being around and are helpful in our homes and schools. The film features NICO and KEEPON, robots... See full summary »

Director: Liz Garbus