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1. Becoming Warren Buffett (2017)

TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary

7.6
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The legendary investor started out as an ambitious, numbers-obsessed boy from Nebraska and ended up becoming one of the richest and most respected men in the world.

Director: Peter W. Kunhardt | Stars: Susan Buffett, Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Aiden Linkov

Votes: 1,641

2. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,305

3. 20/20 (1978– )

60 min | Documentary, News

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A.B.C.'s original hour-long news magazine.

Stars: Elizabeth Vargas, David Muir, Barbara Walters, John Stossel

Votes: 1,252

4. Jim: The James Foley Story (2016)

TV-MA | 111 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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An in-depth look at the life and work of American journalist James Foley, who was killed by ISIS terrorists in 2014.

Director: Brian Oakes | Stars: James Foley, Unai Aranzadi, Zac Baillie, Manu Brabo

Votes: 1,084

5. Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2012– )

Documentary

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Harvard educator Henry Louis Gates Jr. hosts this enlightening PBS series that examines "the DNA of American culture" through an extensive discovery of the ancestors of today's celebrities.... See full summary »

Stars: Henry Louis Gates, CeCe Moore, Anderson Cooper, Valerie Jarrett

Votes: 381

6. Freedom: A History of Us (2003– )

Documentary, History

5.7
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A sixteen episode miniseries of the History of America.

Stars: Katie Couric, Eric Foner, Philip Bosco, Tom Hanks

Votes: 319

7. Nixon by Nixon: In His Own Words (2014)

Not Rated | 71 min | Documentary

7.5
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From 1971 to 1973, Richard Nixon secretly recorded his private conversations in the White House. This revealing film chronicles the content of those tapes, which include Nixon's ... See full summary »

Director: Peter W. Kunhardt | Stars: Ramona Banuelos, David Brinkley, Pat Buchanan, Stephen Bull

Votes: 318

8. In Memoriam: New York City (2002 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, War

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Stars: Rudy Giuliani, Bernard Kerik, George Pataki

Votes: 246

9. Lincoln (1992 TV Movie)

240 min | Biography, History

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Famous actors read testimonies from people close to Lincoln about him and his actions during the Civil War.

Directors: Peter W. Kunhardt, James A. Edgar | Stars: Jason Robards, James Earl Jones, Glenn Close, Richard Widmark

Votes: 224

10. Living with Lincoln (2015 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 68 min | Documentary

7.6
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A collection of Abraham Lincoln photos and memorabilia profoundly shapes the lives of one family.

Directors: Peter W. Kunhardt, Brian Oakes | Stars: Peter W. Kunhardt, Dossy Peabody

Votes: 195

11. The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2013)

Documentary

8.3
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Professor Gates describes the history of the African American people by talking to historians, authors, and the people who made history.

Stars: Henry Louis Gates, Bernard E. Powers Jr., Peniel E. Joseph, David Levering Lewis

Votes: 144

12. This Emotional Life (2010– )

120 min | Documentary

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Stars: Daniel Gilbert, Dallas Malloy, Kenneth Siddons, Thomas Bradbury

Votes: 131

13. African American Lives (2006–2008)

54 min | Documentary, History

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This 4 part PBS series attempts to trace the roots of 8 guests using genealogy, oral history, family stories, and DNA analysis.

Stars: Henry Louis Gates, Pamela Arkin, Ben Carson, Whoopi Goldberg

Votes: 109

14. Half Past Autumn: The Life and Works of Gordon Parks (2000 TV Movie)

91 min | Documentary, Biography

8.3
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An intimate look at the life and career of Gordon Parks a true Renaissance man who has excelled as a photographer, novelist, journalist, poet, musician and filmmaker.

Director: Craig Laurence Rice | Stars: Avery Brooks, Flavio da Silva, Nelson George, Coretta Scott King

Votes: 103

15. Gloria: In Her Own Words (2011 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Peter W. Kunhardt | Stars: Gloria Steinem, Phyllis Schlafly, Hugh Hefner, Chet Huntley

Votes: 102

16. Makers: Women Who Make America (2013– )

60 min | Documentary

7.2
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This series documents stories of women's contributions to some of the most important moments in the history of America.

Stars: Meryl Streep, Gloria Steinem, Letty Cottin Pogrebin, Pat Schroeder

Votes: 95

17. Faces of America with Henry Louis Gates Jr. (2010)

Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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Our American Stories exploring the dynamic and shifting relationship America had with her new immigrants in the 20th century. Becoming American - exploring the many journeys to becoming ... See full summary »

Stars: Elizabeth Alexander, Mario Batali, Stephen Colbert, Louise Erdrich

Votes: 79

18. Biography (1987– )
Episode: P.T. Barnum: America's Greatest Showman (1995)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

6.5
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Director: Andrea Black | Stars: Jack Earle, Karl Malden, Jack Perkins, Cliff Robertson

Votes: 60

19. The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee (2017 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary

7.5
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A documentary about Ben Bradlee, the iconic editor of The Washington Post.

Director: John Maggio | Stars: Carl Bernstein, Benjamin C. Bradlee, Tom Brokaw, Jim Lehrer

Votes: 59

20. Africa's Great Civilizations (2017)

History

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Stars: Malik Kaddu, Lamin Tamba, Henry Louis Gates

Votes: 58

21. Our World (1986–1987)

60 min | History

9.0
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Stars: Linda Ellerbee, Ray Gandolf, Sammy Davis Jr., Bob Hope

Votes: 52

22. The Road to 9/11 (2005 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

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Starting with the fall of the Ottoman Empire at the end of World War 1 and the remodelling of the Middle East by the west, this film looks at the historical influences in modern Islamic ... See full summary »

Director: Sabin Streeter

Votes: 51

23. Freedom: A History of Us (2003– )
Episode: Independence (2003)

Documentary, History

6.6
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Directors: Philip Kunhardt III, Peter W. Kunhardt, Nancy Steiner | Stars: Philip Bosco, Michael Caine, Chevy Chase, Katie Couric

Votes: 28

24. Freedom: A History of Us (2003– )
Episode: Liberty for All (2003)

Documentary, History

7.5
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Directors: Philip Kunhardt III, Peter W. Kunhardt, Nancy Steiner | Stars: Michael Caine, Katie Couric, Ralph Fiennes, Eric Foner

Votes: 28

25. Freedom: A History of Us (2003– )
Episode: A Fatal Contradiction (2003)

Documentary, History

7.5
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Directors: Philip Kunhardt III, Peter W. Kunhardt, Nancy Steiner | Stars: Philip Bosco, Chevy Chase, Dabney Coleman, Katie Couric

Votes: 24

26. Teddy: In His Own Words (2009 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

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Votes: 22

27. Freedom: A History of Us (2003– )
Episode: A War to End Slavery (2003)

Documentary, History

7.2
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Directors: Philip Kunhardt III, Peter W. Kunhardt, Nancy Steiner | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Glenn Close, Katie Couric, Billy Crystal

Votes: 22

28. Freedom: A History of Us (2003– )
Episode: Wake Up America (2003)

Documentary, History

6.7
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Directors: Philip Kunhardt III, Peter W. Kunhardt, Nancy Steiner | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Philip Bosco, Michael Caine, Harry Connick Jr.

Votes: 21

29. Looking for Lincoln (2009 TV Movie)

Biography

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Directors: John Maggio, Muriel Soenens | Stars: Lerone Bennett, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Henry Louis Gates

Votes: 17

30. Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2012– )
Episode: Cory Booker and John Lewis (2012)

TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary

7.8
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From PBS - This program features two African-American politicians from different generations and opposite backgrounds. John Lewis grew up in a sharecropping family in rural Georgia, while ... See full summary »

Stars: Cory Booker, Henry Louis Gates, John Lewis

Votes: 16

31. Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2012– )
Episode: Harry Connick, Jr. and Branford Marsalis (2012)

TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary

7.7
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From PBS - Their European immigrant ancestors blazed unconventional trails in America, from capturing British ships for the American Revolution to crossing racial barriers in slave-era ... See full summary »

Stars: Harry Connick Jr., Henry Louis Gates, Branford Marsalis

Votes: 16

32. Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2012– )
Episode: Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick (2012)

TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary

7.8
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From PBS - What do Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick have in common? They are both famous actors and both descend from prominent American families that have been in this country since its ... See full summary »

Stars: Kevin Bacon, Henry Louis Gates, Kyra Sedgwick

Votes: 16

33. Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2012– )
Episode: Roots of Freedom (2014)

TV-PG | 53 min | Documentary

6.9
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From PBS - These three guests' families have long been engaged in the battle for freedom and civil rights, but they had no idea that those principles were passed down through generations of... See full summary »

Director: Jesse Sweet | Stars: Ben Affleck, Khandi Alexander, Henry Louis Gates, Ben Jealous

Votes: 16

34. Freedom: A History of Us (2003– )
Episode: Yearning to Breathe Free (2003)

Documentary, History

6.2
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Directors: Philip Kunhardt III, Peter W. Kunhardt, Nancy Steiner | Stars: Jane Alexander, Philip Bosco, Michael Caine, Chevy Chase

Votes: 16

35. Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2012– )
Episode: In Search of Freedom (2016)

TV-PG | 52 min | Documentary

8.4
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Learn how the ancestors of Maya Rudolph, Shonda Rhimes and Keenen Ivory Wayans struggled for freedom, and how each of these cultural trailblazers gain a new understanding of how they fit into this proud trajectory.

Director: Muriel Soenens | Stars: Henry Louis Gates, Shonda Rhimes, Maya Rudolph, Keenen Ivory Wayans

Votes: 15

36. Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2012– )
Episode: Robert Downey, Jr. and Maggie Gyllenhaal (2012)

TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary

7.8
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From PBS - Many Americans descend from a variety of European ethnicities, with ancestral roots across every country in Europe. Actors Robert Downey, Jr. and Maggie Gyllenhaal are textbook ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Henry Louis Gates, Maggie Gyllenhaal

Votes: 15

37. Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2012– )
Episode: The Irish Factor (2016)

TV-PG | 52 min | Documentary

8.1
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Explore the shared Irish ancestry of Soledad O'Brien, Bill O'Reilly and Bill Maher and how they have been deeply influenced by their Irish roots.

Director: Josh Gleason | Stars: Henry Louis Gates, Bill Maher, Soledad O'Brien, Bill O'Reilly

Votes: 15

38. Makers: Women Who Make America (2013– )
Episode: Changing the World (2013)

TV-14 | 55 min | Documentary

7.6
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The Women's Movement begins to break out of the campuses and urban centers where it originated to affect nearly every man, woman and child in America.

Stars: Meryl Streep, Marlo Thomas, Bobby Riggs, Billie Jean King

Votes: 13

39. Makers: Women Who Make America (2013– )
Episode: Charting a New Course (2013)

TV-14 | 55 min | Documentary

7.8
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A focused look at the workplace, where individual women crashed through the glass ceiling, and to the courts, where they waged a battle against the "hidden injuries" of battery, harassment and rape.

Stars: Meryl Streep, Susan Douglas, Sally Ride, Brenda Berkman

Votes: 13

40. Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2012– )
Episode: John Legend/Wanda Sykes/Margarett Cooper (2012)

TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary

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From PBS - Most African Americans struggle to trace their ancestors beyond Emancipation; slavery erased names and family ties with brutal efficiency. But what about the descendants of the ... See full summary »

Director: Jesse Sweet | Stars: Margarett Cooper, Henry Louis Gates, John Legend, Wanda Sykes

Votes: 13

41. Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2012– )
Episode: Michelle Rodriguez/Adrian Grenier/Linda Chavez (2012)

TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary

8.0
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From PBS - Michelle Rodriguez, Adrian Grenier and Linda Chavez all share Spanish colonial roots, yet each views their own identity very differently. In this episode we ask what it means to ... See full summary »

Stars: Linda Chavez, Henry Louis Gates, Adrian Grenier, Michelle Rodriguez

Votes: 13

42. Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2012– )
Episode: Our American Storytellers (2014)

TV-PG | 53 min | Documentary

7.7
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From PBS - Three iconic American storytellers have spent their lives chronicling the lives of others, while knowing almost nothing about their own family history. Ken Burns confronts the ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Bertelsen | Stars: Ken Burns, Anderson Cooper, Henry Louis Gates, Anna Deavere Smith

Votes: 13

43. Freedom: A History of Us (2003– )
Episode: Revolution (2003)

Documentary, History

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Directors: Philip Kunhardt III, Peter W. Kunhardt, Nancy Steiner | Stars: Philip Bosco, Michael Caine, Chevy Chase, Katie Couric

Votes: 13

44. Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2012– )
Episode: Tragedy + Time = Comedy (2016)

TV-PG | 52 min | Documentary

8.4
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Uncover a history of tragedies and triumphs in the families of three of America's funniest men--Jimmy Kimmel, Norman Lear and Bill Hader-as they learn how comedy truly has its place in all aspects of life.

Director: Hazel Gurland | Stars: Henry Louis Gates, Bill Hader, Jimmy Kimmel, Norman Lear

Votes: 13

45. Makers: Women in Hollywood (2014)

Documentary

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Director: Linda Goldstein Knowlton | Stars: Judd Apatow, Glenn Close, Geena Davis, Lena Dunham

Votes: 12

46. Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2012– )
Episode: In Search of Our Fathers: Stephen King, Gloria Reuben and Courtney B. Vance (2014)

TV-PG | 53 min | Documentary

8.2
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Henry Louis Gates explores the paternal ancestry of Stephen King, Gloria Reuben and Courtney B. Vance.

Director: Muriel Soenens | Stars: Henry Louis Gates, Stephen King, Gloria Reuben, Courtney B. Vance

Votes: 12

47. Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2012– )
Episode: Samuel L. Jackson, Condoleezza Rice and Ruth Simmons (2012)

TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary

7.9
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From PBS - Samuel L. Jackson, Condoleezza Rice and Brown University president, Ruth Simmons, have each climbed to the pinnacle of their profession, yet each started life as a second-class ... See full summary »

Director: Jesse Sweet | Stars: Henry Louis Gates, Samuel L. Jackson, Condoleezza Rice, Ruth Simmons

Votes: 12

48. Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2012– )
Episode: Sanjay Gupta/Margaret Cho/Martha Stewart (2012)

TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary

7.6
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From PBS - The three guests in this episode are all children of first- or second-generation immigrants and share the peculiar burdens of that heritage. In an episode that crisscrosses the ... See full summary »

Stars: Margaret Cho, Henry Louis Gates, Sanjay Gupta, Martha Stewart

Votes: 12

49. Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2012– )
Episode: Angela Buchdahl/Rick Warren/Yasir Qadhi (2012)

TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary

6.8
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From PBS - Pastor Rick Warren, Rabbi Angela Buchdahl and Sheik Yasir Qadhi -- clerics of three different faiths -- all have complex family histories that profoundly shaped their religious ... See full summary »

Stars: Angela Warnick Buchdahl, Henry Louis Gates, Yasir Qadhi, Rick Warren

Votes: 11

50. Makers: Women Who Make America (2013– )
Episode: Awakening (2013)

TV-14 | 58 min | Documentary

7.7
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The story of the birth of the modern Women's Movement, filled with the spirit, humor and courage of a revolutionary generation.

Stars: Meryl Streep, Kathrine Switzer, Arnie Briggs, Tom Miller

Votes: 11