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1. Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (2015)

Not Rated | 119 min | Documentary

8.2
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81 Metascore

An in-depth look at the inner-workings of the Church of Scientology.

Writers: Alex Gibney, Lawrence Wright | Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Lawrence Wright, Mike Rinder, Marty Rathbun, Paul Haggis

Votes: 12,303

2. Experimenter (2015)

90 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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80 Metascore

Famed social psychologist Stanley Milgram, in 1961 conducted a series of radical behavior experiments that tested ordinary humans willingness to obey authority.

Writer: Michael Almereyda | Director: Michael Almereyda | Stars: Taryn Manning, Winona Ryder, Kellan Lutz, John Leguizamo

Votes: 124

3. The Colbert Report (2005–2014)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.7
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Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir, Jon Stewart, Paul Dinello

Votes: 24,056

4. Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine (2015)

120 min | Documentary

5.1
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A look at the personal and private life of the late Apple CEO, Steve Jobs.

Director: Alex Gibney | Star: Steve Jobs

Votes: 145

5. Entertainment Tonight (1981– )

30 min | News

3.7
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"Entertainment Tonight" is the #1 syndicated entertainment newsmagazine in the world. Launched in 1981, ET is anchored by Mary Hart and Bob Goen. Primary substitute anchors are Jann Carl ... See full summary »

Creator: Alfred Masini | Stars: Mark Steines, Nancy O'Dell, Kevin Frazier, Mary Hart

Votes: 1,324

6. The Armstrong Lie (2013)

R | 124 min | Documentary

7.2
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67 Metascore

A documentary chronicling sports legend Lance Armstrong's improbable rise and ultimate fall from grace.

Writer: Alex Gibney | Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Lance Armstrong, Reed Albergotti, Betsy Andreu, Frankie Andreu

Votes: 4,851

7. Taxi to the Dark Side (2007)

R | 106 min | Documentary, Crime, War

7.8
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82 Metascore

An in-depth look at the torture practices of the United States in Afghanistan, Iraq and Guantanamo Bay, focusing on an innocent taxi driver in Afghanistan who was tortured and killed in 2002.

Writer: Alex Gibney | Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Alex Gibney, Brian Keith Allen, Moazzam Begg, Christopher Beiring

Votes: 8,367

8. Real Time with Bill Maher (2003– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

7.7
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Comedian and political satirist Bill Maher discusses topical events with guests from various backgrounds.

Stars: Bill Maher, Arianna Huffington, Andrew Sullivan, Cornel West

Votes: 7,117

9. Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005)

Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary

7.7
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A documentary about the Enron corporation, its faulty and corrupt business practices, and how they led to its fall.

Writers: Alex Gibney, Bethany McLean, Peter Elkind | Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: John Beard, Tim Belden, Barbara Boxer, George W. Bush

Votes: 10,638

10. Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson (2008)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.8
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73 Metascore

A portrait of the late gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson.

Writers: Alex Gibney, Hunter S. Thompson | Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Hunter S. Thompson, Johnny Depp, Joe Cairo, David Carlo

Votes: 6,114

11. We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks (2013)

R | 130 min | Documentary

6.9
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76 Metascore

A documentary that details the creation of Julian Assange's controversial website, which facilitated the largest security breach in U.S. history.

Writer: Alex Gibney | Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Julian Assange, Adrian Lamo, John 'FuzzFace' McMahon, Alex Gibney

Votes: 5,276

12. Freakonomics (2010)

PG-13 | 85 min | Documentary

6.4
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58 Metascore

A collection of documentaries that explores the hidden side of human nature through the use of the science of economics.

Writers: Peter Bull, Alex Gibney, Jeremy Chilnick, Morgan Spurlock, Eugene Jarecki, Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady, Seth Gordon, Steven Levitt, Stephen Dubner | Directors: Heidi Ewing, Alex Gibney, Seth Gordon, Rachel Grady, Eugene Jarecki, Morgan Spurlock | Stars: James Ransone, Tempestt Bledsoe, Morgan Spurlock, Melvin Van Peebles

Votes: 5,311

13. Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

5.9
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Seth Meyers hosts a late-night talk show.

Stars: Seth Meyers, Fred Armisen, Conner O'Malley, Amber Ruffin

Votes: 860

14. Frontline (1983– )

60 min | Documentary

8.6
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Investigative journalist documentaries.

Creator: Ly Chheng | Stars: Will Lyman, Arun Rath, Sarah Childress, Martin Smith

Votes: 764

15. Sinatra: All or Nothing at All (2015 TV Mini-Series)

240 min

8.1
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SINATRA: All or Nothing at All is an up-close and personal examination of the life, music and career of the legendary entertainer. Told in his own words from hours of archived interviews, ... See full summary »

Stars: Nancy Barbato, Harry Belafonte, Humphrey Bogart, Bing Crosby

Votes: 308

16. Sunshine Superman (2014)

PG | 100 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

7.1
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70 Metascore

A heart-racing documentary portrait of Carl Boenish, the father of the BASE jumping movement, whose early passion for skydiving led him to ever more spectacular -and dangerous- feats of foot-launched human flight.

Writer: Marah Strauch | Director: Marah Strauch | Stars: Cecilie Bull, Marah Strauch, Carl Boenisch, John Long

Votes: 163

17. History of the Eagles Part One (2013)

187 min | Documentary

8.1
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The life and times of the super successful American soft-rock band, Eagles.

Director: Alison Ellwood | Stars: Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Don Felder, Joe Walsh

Votes: 951

18. Death Row Stories (2014– )

Documentary

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Capital-murder cases are examined in this documentary series.

Stars: Susan Sarandon, Peter Bottomley, Troy Brooks, Edna Buchanan

Votes: 49

19. Independent Lens (1999– )

Documentary

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Different celebrity host present a new independent documentary.

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

Votes: 293

20. Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (2012)

TV-14 | 106 min | Documentary

8.0
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73 Metascore

Alex Gibney explores the charged issue of pedophilia in the Catholic Church, following a trail from the first known protest against clerical sexual abuse in the United States and all the way to the Vatican.

Writer: Alex Gibney | Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Alex Gibney, Terry Kohut, Gary Smith, Pat Kuehn

Votes: 2,187

21. The Golden Seal (1983)

PG | 94 min | Adventure

5.4
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A lonely 10-year-old boy living with his parents in a remote coastal part of Alaksa, spontaneously finds a legendary golden seal and her newborn pup. But the greed for her valuable pelt ... See full summary »

Writers: James Vance Marshall, John Groves | Director: Frank Zuniga | Stars: Steve Railsback, Michael Beck, Penelope Milford, Torquil Campbell

Votes: 234

22. No End in Sight (2007)

102 min | Documentary, War

8.3
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89 Metascore

A comprehensive look at the Bush Administration's conduct of the Iraq war and its occupation of the country.

Writer: Charles Ferguson | Director: Charles Ferguson | Stars: Campbell Scott, Gerald Burke, Ali Fadhil, Omar Fekeiki

Votes: 7,012

23. The Huntress (2000–2001)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.1
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Mother and daughter bounty hunters.

Creator: Pamela Norris | Stars: James Remar, Annette O'Toole, Jordana Spiro, Luis Antonio Ramos

Votes: 345

24. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 523

25. Lightning in a Bottle (2004)

PG-13 | 103 min | Documentary, Music

7.6
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78 Metascore

Antoine Fuqua's documentary on the blues, shot at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown, Buddy Guy, Solomon Burke, Mavis Staples

Votes: 529

26. Venus and Serena (2012)

PG-13 | 99 min | Documentary

6.1
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65 Metascore

Ever since Venus and Serena Williams started playing in tennis tournaments, they've provoked strong reactions - from awe and admiration to suspicion and resentment. They've been winning ... See full summary »

Directors: Maiken Baird, Michelle Major | Stars: Billie Jean King, John McEnroe, Richard Williams, Serena Williams

Votes: 536

27. The Last Gladiators (2011)

R | 94 min | Documentary

7.1
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61 Metascore

In ice hockey, no one is tougher than the "goon". Those players have one mission: to protect the star players at any price.

Writers: Jim Podhoretz, Larry Weitzman | Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Donald Brashear, Marty McSorley, Chris Nilan, Paul Schantz

Votes: 1,048

28. The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008 TV Special)

TV-14 | 197 min

6.9
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In the annual awards presentation, the nominated films include Atonement (2007), Juno (2007), Michael Clayton (2007), No Country for Old Men (2007), and There Will Be Blood (2007).

Writers: Rory Albanese, Rachel Axler, Kevin Bleyer, Rich Blomquist, Steve Bodow, Tim Carvell, J.R. Havlan, David Javerbaum, Hal Kanter, Buz Kohan, Rob Kutner, Jon Macks, Sam Means, Jason Ross, Jon Stewart, Bruce Vilanch | Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Joseph Takats | Stars: Jon Stewart, Jan Aaris, Amy Adams, Casey Affleck

Votes: 1,236

29. Who Killed the Electric Car? (2006)

PG | 92 min | Documentary

7.7
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70 Metascore

A documentary that investigates the birth and death of the electric car, as well as the role of renewable energy and sustainable living in the future.

Writer: Chris Paine | Director: Chris Paine | Stars: Martin Sheen, Tom Hanks, Mel Gibson, Reverend Gadget

Votes: 10,993

30. Mr. Untouchable (2007)

R | 92 min | Documentary, Crime

6.7
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65 Metascore

The true-life story of a Harlem's notorious Nicky Barnes, a junkie turned multimillionaire drug-lord, MR. UNTOUCHABLE takes its audience deep inside the heroin industry of the 1970s. The ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Levin | Stars: Leroy 'Nicky' Barnes, Don Ferrarone, Thelma Grant, Carol Hawkins-Williams

Votes: 719

31. The Blues (2003– )

Documentary, Music

8.2
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A documentary series about the origin and history of The Blues.

Stars: Willie Dixon, Fats Domino, B.B. King, John Mayall

Votes: 803

32. Finding Fela! (2014)

119 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.8
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64 Metascore

A look at the life and music of Nigerian singer Fela Kuti.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Fela Kuti, Yeni Kuti, Femi Kuti, Seun Kuti

Votes: 323

33. Catching Hell (2011)

102 min | Documentary, Sport

7.8
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After the Chicago Cubs blow an opportunity to reach the World Series in 2003, Cubs fans blame the team's misfortune on fellow fan Steve Bartman, who interfered with a foul ball and prevented Moises Alou from making a catch.

Writer: Alex Gibney | Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Moises Alou, Steve Bartman, Rod Blagojevich, Ron Borges

Votes: 970

34. Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown (2014)

98 min | Documentary, Music

7.5
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A look at the life of the legendary Rhythm and Blues musician, James Brown, from his early years in South Carolina to his efforts during the Civil Rights movement.

Writer: Alex Gibney | Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: James Brown, Bobby Byrd, Bootsy Collins, Phelps 'Catfish' Collins

Votes: 296

35. The Hour (2004– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, News

6.1
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A Canadian talk show hosted by George Stroumboulopoulos.

Stars: George Stroumboulopoulos, Ali Hassan, Naomi Snieckus, Liz Walaszczyk

Votes: 426

36. Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer (2010)

R | 117 min | Documentary

7.4
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68 Metascore

An in-depth look at the rise and fall of New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, including interviews with the scandalized, former politician.

Writer: Alex Gibney | Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Eliot Spitzer, Michael Schwendeman, Kim Allen, Lloyd Constantine

Votes: 1,626

37. The New Yorker Presents (2015 TV Movie)

M | Documentary

5.7
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America's most award-winning magazine comes to life in this new docu-series. Produced by Oscar & Emmy winner Alex Gibney, the pilot features a doc from Oscar winner Jonathan Demme based on ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Alan Cumming, Brett Gelman, Marina Abramovic, Ariel Levy

Votes: 136

38. Magic Trip (2011)

R | 107 min | Documentary

6.7
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59 Metascore

A freewheeling portrait of Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters' fabled road trip across America.

Writers: Alex Gibney, Alison Ellwood, Ken Kesey | Directors: Alison Ellwood, Alex Gibney | Stars: Stanley Tucci, Ken Kesey, Timothy Leary, Jim Meskimen

Votes: 1,023

39. 30 for 30 Shorts (2012– )

Documentary, Short

6.7
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Stars: Ray Van Ness III, Belinda Colon, Pete Rose, Arnold Schwarzenegger

Votes: 51

40. CBS This Morning (2012– )

120 min | News

6.6
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A mix of news, features and interviews with notable figures in politics, business and entertainment.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Gayle King, Norah O'Donnell, Vinita Nair

Votes: 93

41. Casino Jack and the United States of Money (2010)

R | 118 min | Documentary

7.1
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68 Metascore

A probing investigation into the lies, greed and corruption surrounding D.C. super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff and his cronies.

Writer: Alex Gibney | Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Jack Abramoff, Tom DeLay, William Branner, Melanie Sloan

Votes: 1,211

42. Tavis Smiley (2004– )

30 min | Talk-Show

5.5
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Stars: Tavis Smiley, Cornel West, Jesse Jackson, Newt Gingrich

Votes: 222

43. The Soul of a Man (2003)

103 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.4
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Writer: Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Chris Thomas King, Keith B. Brown, James Hughes, David F. Hughes

Votes: 672

44. 50 Documentaries to See Before You Die (2011– )

Documentary

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Stars: Morgan Spurlock, Christy Lemire, Michael Renov, Eddie Schmidt

Votes: 79

45. Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream (2012)

70 min | Documentary

7.5
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Filmmaker Alex Gibney investigates the fact that the 400 richest Americans control more wealth than the 150 million people in the bottom 50 percent of the population.

Writers: Alex Gibney, Chad Beck, Adam Bolt | Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Alex Gibney, Jack Abramoff, Michele Bachmann, Bruce Bartlett

Votes: 910

46. Love Comes Lately (2007)

86 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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An 80-year-old man continues to pursue his love life with youthful vigor, risking his relationship with the woman he loves. Based on the short stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer.

Writers: Isaac Bashevis Singer, Jan Schütte | Director: Jan Schütte | Stars: Otto Tausig, Rhea Perlman, Barbara Hershey, Tovah Feldshuh

Votes: 240

47. The Trials of Henry Kissinger (2002)

80 min | Documentary

7.7
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72 Metascore

A film about the war crimes of the American diplomat, Henry Kissinger.

Writers: Alex Gibney, Christopher Hitchens | Director: Eugene Jarecki | Stars: Brian Cox, Henry Kissinger, Anna Chennault, Amy Goodman

Votes: 1,620

48. Frank and Ollie (1995)

PG | 89 min | Documentary

7.9
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A documentary about two famed Disney animators, Frank and Ollie.

Writer: Theodore Thomas | Director: Theodore Thomas | Stars: Frank Thomas, Ollie Johnston, Sylvia Roemer, John Canemaker

Votes: 244

49. My Trip to Al-Qaeda (2010)

86 min | Documentary

7.3
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Chronicles fundamentalist Islam's rise to power and explores Wright's struggle to maintain his objectivity as a journalist writing about Islamic terror.

Writer: Lawrence Wright | Director: Alex Gibney | Star: Lawrence Wright

Votes: 311

50. Janis: Little Girl Blue (2015)

Documentary | Filming

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Director: Amy Berg | Star: Cat Power