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1. Schindler's List (1993)

R | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.9
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93 Metascore

In Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.

Writers: Thomas Keneally, Steven Zaillian | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Caroline Goodall

Votes: 630,711

2. Apocalypse Now (1979)

R | 153 min | Drama, War

8.5
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90 Metascore

During the U.S.-Viet Nam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.

Writers: John Milius, Francis Ford Coppola, Michael Herr | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest

Votes: 347,297

3. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

PG | 115 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.4
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In San Francisco, a group of people discover the human race is being replaced one by one, with clones devoid of emotion.

Writers: Jack Finney, W.D. Richter | Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Jeff Goldblum, Veronica Cartwright

Votes: 29,226

4. The Quiet (2005)

R | 96 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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29 Metascore

Dot (Belle), a young deaf and mute woman, is sent to live with her godparents (Falco and Donovan) and their daughter (Cuthbert). The new addition to the household realizes that everything is not copacetic in the home, and the family's dark come to light.

Writers: Abdi Nazemian, Micah Schraft | Director: Jamie Babbit | Stars: Camilla Belle, Elisha Cuthbert, Edie Falco, Martin Donovan

Votes: 12,222

5. The Thin Blue Line (1988)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery

8.1
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79 Metascore

A film that successfully argued that a man was wrongly convicted for murder by a corrupt justice system in Dallas County, Texas.

Writer: Errol Morris | Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Randall Adams, David Harris, Gus Rose, Jackie Johnson

Votes: 10,604

6. 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: 5,531

7. The Harder They Come (1972)

R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Music

7.1
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Wishing to become a successful Reggae singer, a young Jamaican man finds himself tied to corrupt record producers and drug pushers.

Writers: Perry Henzell, Trevor D. Rhone | Director: Perry Henzell | Stars: Jimmy Cliff, Janet Bartley, Carl Bradshaw, Ras Daniel Hartman

Votes: 3,513

8. The Other Dream Team (2012)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Sport

8.4
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69 Metascore

The incredible story of the 1992 Lithuanian basketball team, whose athletes struggled under Soviet rule, became symbols of Lithuania's independence movement, and - with help from the Grateful Dead - triumphed at the Barcelona Olympics.

Writers: Marius A. Markevicius, Jon Weinbach | Director: Marius A. Markevicius | Stars: Sarunas Marciulionis, Arvydas Sabonis, Rimas Kurtinaitis, Jonas Valanciunas

Votes: 2,698

9. Richard Pryor... Here and Now (1983)

R | 83 min | Comedy, Documentary

7.1
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Part live stand-up performance, part documentary, this film is one of comedian Richard Pryor's later stand-up performances. As foul-mouthed as ever, Pryor touches on most of the same topics as in his previous live shows.

Writer: Richard Pryor | Director: Richard Pryor | Stars: Richard Pryor, Paul Mooney

Votes: 1,147

10. Modern Marvels (1994– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, History

8.3
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Fast-paced, fun and informative, Modern Marvels is The History Channel's signature series focusing on historical technology. The series has focused (among other things) on wonders of ... See full summary »

Creator: Bruce Nash | Stars: Lloyd Sherr, Harlan Saperstein, Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy

Votes: 883

11. The Blues (2003– )

Documentary, Music

8.1
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Stars: John Mayall, Carl Lumbly, Tommy Redmond Hicks, Nathaniel Lee Jr.

Votes: 755

12. Salsa (1988)

PG | 97 min | Romance, Music

4.8
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Fatherless barrio Puertorican Rico is a menial car mechanic by day, but lives for the nights, when he dances and dates hot dancing girls, cockily convinced the title of Salsa king in fancy ... See full summary »

Writers: Boaz Davidson, Eli Tavor, Tomás Benitez, Shepard Goldman | Director: Boaz Davidson | Stars: Draco Rosa, Rodney Harvey, Magali Alvarado, Miranda Garrison

Votes: 722

13. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 672

14. Comic Book Confidential (1988)

Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, History

7.0
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A survey of the artistic history of the comic book medium and some of the major talents associated with it.

Writers: Charles Lippincott, Ron Mann | Director: Ron Mann | Stars: Lynda Barry, Charles Burns, Sue Coe, Robert Crumb

Votes: 609

15. TV Junkie (2006)

91 min | Documentary

7.3
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A man tries to discover his purpose in life after searching through 3000 hours of video and over 5000 photos.

Directors: Michael Cain, Matt Radecki | Stars: Rick Kirkham, Tom Brokaw, James Brown, George Bush

Votes: 581

16. Lightning in a Bottle (2004)

PG-13 | 103 min | Documentary, Music

7.4
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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: 504

17. The Grateful Dead (1977)

PG | 131 min | Documentary, Music

7.7
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The Grateful Dead performs live at Winterland in San Francisco in October 1974.

Directors: Jerry Garcia, Leon Gast | Stars: Jerry Garcia, Donna Godchaux, Keith Godchaux, Mickey Hart

Votes: 475

18. Welcome to Death Row (2001 Video)

104 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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The true story of the rise and fall of Death Row Records.

Writer: Jeff Scheftel | Directors: S. Leigh Savidge, Jeff Scheftel | Stars: Frank Alexander, Sam Gideon Anson, William J. Bennett, Lamont Blumfield

Votes: 458

19. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.5
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Stars: Martin Scorsese, Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett

Votes: 335

20. Darius Goes West (2007)

92 min | Documentary

8.3
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Darius Weems, who has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, travels across the country with eleven friends on a mission to get his wheelchair customized by MTV's "Pimp My Ride."

Director: Logan Smalley | Stars: Darius Weems, Andrew Carson, Daniel Epting, John Hadden

Votes: 242

21. Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp (2012)

R | 89 min | Documentary, Biography

6.9
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56 Metascore

Examines the tumultuous life of legendary Chicago pimp Iceberg Slim (1918-1992) and how he reinvented himself from pimp to author of 7 groundbreaking books. These books were the birth of ... See full summary »

Director: Jorge Hinojosa | Stars: Betty Beck, Camille Beck, Diane Beck, Misty Beck

Votes: 229

22. Hell's Angel (1994 TV Movie)

25 min | Documentary

7.8
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Christopher Hitchens investigates whether Mother Teresa of Calcutta deserves her saintly image. He probes her campaigns against contraception and foeticide and her questionable relationships with wealthy religious and political leaders.

Writer: Christopher Hitchens | Director: Jenny Morgan | Stars: Christopher Hitchens, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, Mihir Bose, Mary Loudon

Votes: 225

23. The Blues (2003– )
Episode: Feel Like Going Home (2003)

110 min | Documentary, Music

7.5
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A documentary about the blues and it's African origins.

Writer: Peter Guralnick | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Corey Harris, John Lee Hooker, Salif Keita, Willie King

Votes: 216

24. Steal a Pencil for Me (2007)

94 min | Documentary, Romance

7.2
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69 Metascore

STEAL A PENCIL FOR ME is a compelling documentary feature film by Academy Award® nominee Michèle Ohayon about the power of love and the ability of humankind to rise above unimaginable ... See full summary »

Writer: Michèle Ohayon | Director: Michèle Ohayon | Stars: J.P. Gillain, Jeroen Krabbé, Marieke Oudejans, Jack Polak

Votes: 213

25. Case Closed (1993– )

TV-14 | 60 min

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Stars: Mike Matthews, Brian Patrick Mulligan, Susie Ross, Stacy Keach

Votes: 210

26. Intimate Stranger (1991 TV Movie)

R | 96 min | Thriller

5.6
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A struggling bar singer takes a job as a phone-sex operator in order to make ends meet. One night she gets a call from a man who tricks her into listening while he murders a prostitute. ... See full summary »

Writers: Rob Fresco, Jeff Scheftel | Director: Allan Holzman | Stars: Deborah Harry, James Russo, Paige French, Tim Thomerson

Votes: 155

27. 101 Most Unforgettable SNL Moments (2004 TV Movie)

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Writer: Brad Stevens | Stars: Aerosmith, Pamela Anderson, Christina Applegate, Samaire Armstrong

Votes: 153

28. Grunt! The Wrestling Movie (1985)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Sport

4.8
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A documentary crew sets out to unravel one of professional wrestling's most closely guarded secrets: is former champion "Mad Dog" Joe DeCurso.

Writers: Allan Holzman, Tony Randel, Lisa Tomei, Barry Zetlin, Roger D. Manning | Director: Allan Holzman | Stars: Magic Schwarz, Steve Strong, Marilyn Dodds Frank, Lydie Denier

Votes: 151

29. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Bob Marley: Rebel Music (2000)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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Profile of the life and music of the legendary reggae singer.

Director: Jeremy Marre | Stars: Rita Marley, Bob Marley

Votes: 148

30. The Blues (2003– )
Episode: Piano Blues (2003)

85 min | Documentary, Music

7.4
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Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Marcia Ball, Ray Charles, Dr. John, Clint Eastwood

Votes: 146

31. Intimate Portrait (1993– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

6.8
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Find out more about the women you love and admire who have made their mark in movies, music, politics, sports and more in these "Intimate Portraits."

Stars: Linda Emond, Lisa Friedman, Meredith Vieira, Robert Wagner

Votes: 138

32. It Was a Wonderful Life (1993)

82 min | Documentary

6.9
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Feature-length documentary deals with homeless women, once secure in their middle-class status, who through divorce, misfortune, or circumstances were reduced to living on the street.

Director: Michèle Ohayon | Stars: Jodie Foster, Lou Hall, Reena Sands, Josephine

Votes: 117

33. Carried Away (2009)

Drama

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Ed Franklin, a young man pursuing his dreams in Hollywood, returns home to Fort Worth, Texas at Christmas time to find his family in turmoil. His parents' marriage is crumbling and his ... See full summary »

Writer: Tom Huckabee | Director: Tom Huckabee | Stars: Juli Erickson, Gabriel Horn, Mark Walters, Morgana Shaw

Votes: 113

34. Eye for an Eye (2003– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

4.2
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Weekly pseudo-court program in which Judge "Extreme Akim" Anastopoulo awards different forms of revenge to the guilty litigant.

Stars: Akim Anastopoulo, John McCalmont, Ray Phillips, Tommy Habeeb

Votes: 109

35. The Kill-Off (1989)

110 min | Drama

6.3
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Writers: Maggie Greenwald, Jim Thompson | Director: Maggie Greenwald | Stars: Loretta Gross, Andrew Lee Barrett, Jackson Sims, Steve Monroe

Votes: 108

36. My Name Was Sabina Spielrein (2002)

90 min | Biography, Drama

6.2
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66 Metascore

The history of psychoanalysis is littered with the discarded psyches of the women whose diagnoses were key to the fame of the great masters. One such woman was Sabina Spielrein. Unlike the ... See full summary »

Writers: Yolande Knobel, Elisabeth Márton, Signe Mähler, Kristina Hjertén von Gedda | Director: Elisabeth Márton | Stars: Eva Österberg, Lasse Almebäck, Mercedez Csampai, Palle Granditsky

Votes: 100

37. The 43rd Annual Grammy Awards (2001 TV Special)

Music

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Writers: Ken Ehrlich, Jeff Scheftel, Jeff Stilson, David Wild | Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Jon Stewart, Eminem, Elton John, Destiny's Child

Votes: 96

38. The 46th Annual Grammy Awards (2004 TV Special)

Music

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Writers: Ken Ehrlich, David Wild | Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Christina Aguilera, Jason Alexander

Votes: 93

39. The Blues (2003– )
Episode: The Soul of a Man (2003)

127 min | Documentary, Music

7.4
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Writer: Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: T Bone Burnett, Nick Cave, Skip James, J.B. Lenoir

Votes: 89

40. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Sophia Loren: Actress Italian Style (1997)

50 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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Still considered one of the most beautiful women in the world, Sophia Loren, an international star for many years. Born into poverty in Italy, Loren went from modeling to acting, and with ... See full summary »

Writer: Douglas Green | Stars: Sophia Loren, Marlon Brando, Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Charles Chaplin

Votes: 81

41. Rodgers & Hammerstein: The Sound of Movies (1996 TV Movie)

100 min | Documentary, Music

7.8
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Writers: Steve Bell, Louise Gallop-Roholt, Debra Sanderson | Director: Kevin Burns | Stars: Shirley Jones, Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart, Jeanne Crain

Votes: 79

42. The Blues (2003– )
Episode: Warming by the Devil's Fire (2003)

106 min | Documentary, Music

7.0
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Writer: Charles Burnett | Director: Charles Burnett | Stars: Carl Lumbly, Tommy Redmond Hicks, Nathaniel Lee Jr., Susan McWilliams

Votes: 76

43. 20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years (1997 TV Movie)

150 min | Documentary

6.9
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The first half century of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation from its beginnings under Hungarian immigrant William Fox to it emergence as a major studio.

Writer: Kevin Burns | Director: Kevin Burns | Stars: James Coburn, Julie Andrews, David Brown, Red Buttons

Votes: 75

44. The Blues (2003– )
Episode: Red, White and Blues (2003)

93 min | Documentary, Music

7.2
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Director: Mike Figgis | Stars: Chris Barber, Jeff Beck, Jack Bruce, Eric Clapton

Votes: 74

45. The Paw Project (2013)

58 min | Documentary, History, News

8.8
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This is a David and Goliath story of one veterinarian's battle to protect her patients (tigers, lions and even house cats) from big corporations, with their big corporate money, that will ... See full summary »

Director: Jennifer Conrad

Votes: 71

46. Playing for Change (2003)

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Playing for Change is a musical journey of discovery that celebrates the freedom and lives of street musicians existing in America today. Focusing on the three cities of Los Angeles, New ... See full summary »

Directors: Mark Johnson, Jonathan Walls | Stars: Robert Bradley, R.O. Mackey

Votes: 71

47. The 41st Annual Grammy Awards (1999 TV Special)

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Writer: Jeff Scheftel | Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Monica Arnold, Backstreet Boys, Clint Black, Mary J. Blige

Votes: 69

48. The Blues (2003– )
Episode: The Road to Memphis (2003)

119 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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Writer: Robert Gordon | Director: Richard Pearce | Stars: Chester Burnett, Dr. Louis Cannonball Cantor, The Coasters, Jim Dickinson

Votes: 69

49. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Marilyn Monroe: The Mortal Goddess (1994)

92 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.3
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An account of the life and career of Marilyn Monroe, one of Hollywood's most famous and glamorous movie stars. Her sad and difficult childhood is recounted, including her mother's breakdown... See full summary »

Writers: Kevin Burns, Jeff Scheftel, Andrew Thomas | Directors: Kevin Burns, Jeff Scheftel | Stars: James Bacon, George Cukor, Theodore Curphey, Joe DiMaggio

Votes: 68

50. America the Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments (2011)

Documentary

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Award-winning filmmaker Darryl Roberts' takes us into America's dieting craze and its insidious use of BMI and into the lives of industry leaders and icons like Deepak Chopra.

Writer: Darryl Roberts | Director: Darryl Roberts | Stars: Ragen Chastain, Deepak Chopra, Bill Clinton, Beverly Johnson

Votes: 65