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1. P.O.V. (1988– )
Episode: P.O.V. Shorts Program (2009)

Documentary

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Directors: Nicholas Berger, Jesse Erica Epstein, Sam Green, Carrie Lozano, Eva Weber | Stars: Rupert Bertram Mitford, Veronica Carnell, Fred Chesney, Richard Foster

Votes: 11

2. Emile Norman: By His Own Design (2007 TV Movie)

57 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.8
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Avant garde artist and bohemian Emile Norman is profiled and his life as an out and proud gay man in Big Sur, California is examined.

Director: Will Parrinello | Stars: Emile Norman, Angus Whyte, C. Kevin Smith, Jeffrey Mallory

Votes: 6

3. The Times of Harvey Milk (1984)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
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A documentary of the successful career and assassination of San Francisco's first elected gay councilor.

Director: Rob Epstein | Stars: Harvey Fierstein, Harvey Milk, Anne Kronenberg, Tory Hartmann

Votes: 4,816 | Gross: $0.01M

4. Raging Bull (1980)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

8.2
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92 Metascore

An emotionally self-destructive boxer's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring destroys his life outside it.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, Frank Vincent

Votes: 254,784 | Gross: $0.05M

5. Vito (2011)

93 min | Documentary, Biography

8.2
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The story of Vito Russo, founding father of the gay liberation movement, author of "The Celluloid Closet," and vociferous AIDS activist in the 1980s.

Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Phyllis Antonellis, Richard Barrios, Richard Berkowitz, Lenny Bloom

Votes: 409

6. P.O.V. (1988– )

Documentary

8.1
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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

7. Open Your Eyes (III) (2016)

34 min | Documentary, Short

8.1
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Living under the Himalayan sun, their eyes have slowly gone milky white. Manisara and Durga have cataracts, and their mountain home in Nepal has become a warren of darkness. Shot over three... See full summary »

Director: Irene Taylor Brodsky

Votes: 55

8. Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt (1989)

79 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.1
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A collection of profiles of people dead from AIDS who are remembered in the AIDS Memorial Quilt.

Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: Sara Lewinstein, David Mandell, Suzi Mandell, Sallie Perryman

Votes: 512

9. We Were Here (I) (2011)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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94 Metascore

A deep and reflective look at the arrival and impact of AIDS in San Francisco and how individuals rose to the occasion during the first years of this unimaginable crisis.

Directors: David Weissman, Bill Weber | Stars: Ed Wolf, Daniel Goldstein, Guy Clark, Eileen Glutzer

Votes: 1,645

10. Paragraph 175 (2000)

81 min | Documentary, History, Romance

7.9
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85 Metascore

Historian Klaus Müller interviews survivors of the Nazi persecution of homosexuals because of the German Penal Code of 1871, Paragraph 175.

Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: Rupert Everett, Klaus Müller, Karl Gorath, Pierre Seel

Votes: 1,651 | Gross: $0.07M

11. Crime & Punishment (2002–2004)

60 min | Documentary

7.9
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Actual criminal trials are followed on camera.

Stars: Eugenia Eyherabide, William Mudd, Garry Haehnle, Dan Lamborn

Votes: 80

12. The Celluloid Closet (1995)

R | 102 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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A documentary surveying the various Hollywood screen depictions of homosexuals and the attitudes behind them throughout the history of North American film.

Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: Lily Tomlin, Tony Curtis, Susie Bright, Arthur Laurents

Votes: 5,377 | Gross: $1.51M

13. Marjoe (1972)

PG | 88 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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Part documentary, part expose, this film follows one-time child evangelist Marjoe Gortner on the "church tent" Revivalist circuit, commenting on the showmanship of Evangelism and "the ... See full summary »

Directors: Sarah Kernochan, Howard Smith | Stars: Marjoe Gortner, Sarah Kernochan

Votes: 1,192

14. Never Cry Wolf (1983)

PG | 105 min | Adventure, Drama

7.6
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A government researcher, sent to research the "menace" of wolves in the north, learns about the true beneficial and positive nature of the species.

Director: Carroll Ballard | Stars: Charles Martin Smith, Brian Dennehy, Zachary Ittimangnaq, Samson Jorah

Votes: 6,561

15. 50 Documentaries to See Before You Die (2011– )

Documentary

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

Votes: 89

16. Killing the Colorado (2016 TV Movie)

85 min | Documentary

7.4
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Directors: Barbara Kopple, Jesse Moss, Alan Raymond, Susan Raymond

Votes: 15

17. The Fabulous Picture Show (2006– )

History, Talk-Show

7.4
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Stars: Amanda Palmer, Mohamed Al Daradji, Scandar Copti, Cherien Dabis

Votes: 30

18. Entry Denied (2012)

Documentary, Short

7.4
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Entry Denied is a documentary about the struggles with U.S. immigration faced by gay and lesbian Americans in relationships with foreign citizens... See full synopsis »

Director: Machu Latorre

Votes: 5

19. And the Oscar Goes To... (2014 TV Movie)

87 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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The history of the Academy Awards.

Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Billy Crystal, Tom Hanks, Cher

Votes: 1,234

20. The Battle of Amfar (2013)

TV-14 | 41 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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When AIDS struck in the early 1980s, a scientist and a movie star did not have to respond - but they did. Dr. Mathilde Krim and Elizabeth Taylor joined forces to create amfAR, the ... See full summary »

Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: Richard Berkowitz, Timothy Ray Brown, Michael Callen, Kenneth Cole

Votes: 58

21. 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

22. Schau mir in die Augen, Kleiner (2007)

90 min | Documentary, History

7.0
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Documentary on the history of gay and lesbian film.

Director: André Schäfer | Stars: John Waters, Wieland Speck, Rosa von Praunheim, Jennifer Morris

Votes: 108

24. Sex in '69: The Sexual Revolution in America (2009)

120 min | Documentary, History

7.0
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Documentary on the sexual revolution in America.

Stars: Rebecca Nichols, Darryl Inaba, Glenn Raswyck, David E. Smith

Votes: 39

25. Visions of Eight (1973)

G | 110 min | Documentary, Sport

6.9
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Visions of Eight is a film about the personal dreams which make the Olympic Games transcend the physical into the spiritual... See full synopsis »

Directors: Milos Forman, Kon Ichikawa, Claude Lelouch, Yuriy Ozerov, Arthur Penn, Michael Pfleghar, John Schlesinger, Mai Zetterling

Votes: 182

26. Ten Days That Unexpectedly Changed America (2006– )
Episode: Gold Rush (2006)

60 min | Documentary, History

6.9
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Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: David W. Collins, Zachary Drake, Owen Thomas

Votes: 18

27. Howl (2010)

R | 84 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.8
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63 Metascore

As Allen Ginsberg talks about his life and art, his most famous poem is illustrated in animation while the obscenity trial of the work is dramatized.

Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: James Franco, Todd Rotondi, Jon Prescott, Aaron Tveit

Votes: 11,349 | Gross: $0.62M

28. Real Sex (1990– )

TV-MA | Documentary

6.8
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Documentary series that explores sex in the '90s. Each episode has several segments about current trends in sexuality as well as street interviews with common people.

Stars: Susan Block, Barbara Carrellas, Samantha Jones, Nely Galan

Votes: 269

29. Save Me (I) (2007)

96 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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56 Metascore

A sex and drug addicted young man who is forced into a Christian-run ministry in an attempt to cure him of his "gay affliction", where instead he is faced with the truth in his heart and spirit.

Director: Robert Cary | Stars: Jeremy Glazer, Chad Allen, David Petruzzi, Arron Shiver

Votes: 1,861 | Gross: $0.08M

30. Where Are We? Our Trip Through America (1993)

73 min | Documentary

6.8
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Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Star: Chris Owens

Votes: 51

31. Kings Point (2012)

40 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

6.7
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A documentary on five seniors living in a retirement resort in Florida - men and women who came decades ago with their spouses by their sides, and now find themselves grappling with love, loss and the universal desire for human connection.

Director: Sari Gilman

Votes: 175

32. The Pit (2009)

64 min | Documentary, History, News

6.5
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Follows a scrappy group of commodities traders as they try to make a living trading coffee on the New York Board of Trade before electronic trading threatens to make their way of life obsolete.

Director: Johanna Lee | Stars: Nathan Butera, Joseph Digiso, Jon Horowitz, Mark Jawdoszyn

Votes: 158

33. Cinema 3 (1984–2016)

News

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Stars: Jaume Figueras, Crisol Tuà, Monts Llussà, Àlex Gorina

Votes: 123

34. Lovelace (2013)

R | 93 min | Biography, Drama

6.2
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51 Metascore

The story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life.

Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: Amanda Seyfried, James Franco, Peter Sarsgaard, Juno Temple

Votes: 33,120 | Gross: $0.35M

35. Rescued from the Closet (2001 Video)

56 min | Documentary

6.2
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Omnibus made up of outtakes from the documentary "The Celluloid Closet."

Stars: Kenneth Anger, Gregg Araki, Susie Bright, Rita Mae Brown

Votes: 44

36. The 62nd Annual Academy Awards (1990 TV Special)

Family

5.9
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Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Billy Crystal, Paula Abdul, Isabelle Adjani, Danny Aiello

Votes: 236

37. Boulevard (2014)

R | 88 min | Drama

5.8
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52 Metascore

A devoted husband in a marriage of convenience is forced to confront his secret life.

Director: Dito Montiel | Stars: Robin Williams, Roberto Aguire, Kathy Baker, Bob Odenkirk

Votes: 6,607 | Gross: $0.03M

38. Inside Operation Wildfire (2008 TV Movie)

Documentary

5.8
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Director: Dan Krauss | Star: Salvatore Vecchio

Votes: 6

39. Fish Out of Water (I) (2009)

Unrated | 60 min | Documentary, Animation, History

4.8
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A documentary that faces down the controversies between homosexuality and religion, examining Bible verses quoted as condemnatory and discussing alternative meanings.

Director: Ky Dickens | Stars: Terri Abbott, James Bankston, Ryan Barrett, Trish Bendix

Votes: 248

40. Beyond Measure (2014)

80 min | Documentary, News | Post-production

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'Beyond Measure' follows a new vanguard of educators across the country who are pioneering a fresh vision for American schools. Pulling from expert research in education, child development,... See full summary »

Director: Vicki Abeles

41. The Last Summer (I) (2016)

15 min | Short, Comedy, Drama | Completed

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A tightly knit group of friends hangs out for the last time before heading off to different colleges.

Director: Alex Zajicek | Stars: Nick Coelius, Alex Zajicek, Remi Lee, Stephany Zajicek

42. Stay All Night

Documentary | Announced

A loving remembrance of the magical, musical event that was Judy Garland's epic concert performance at New York's famous Carnegie Hall on the historical night of April 23, 1961, when, ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Lippman

43. One on One with Vito Russo (2001 Video)

4 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Harvey Fierstein, Vito Russo

44. Entry Denied (2011)

37 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

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Entry Denied is a documentary about the struggles with US Immigration faced by gay and lesbian Americans in relationships with foreign citizens. While the immigration law allows American ... See full summary »

Director: Machu Latorre

45. Xtreme: Sports to Die For (1999 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman

46. The Body's Secret Army (2011 TV Movie)

29 min | Documentary

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Every day of our lives, silently and invisibly, our bodies do battle against a never-ending onslaught of hostile forces. Bacteria. Viruses. Microbes of all kinds. Fortunately, we win the ... See full summary »

Directors: Edward Gray, Michael Schwarz

47. Think Again (2014)

80 min | Documentary, News | Post-production

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'Beyond Measure' follows a new vanguard of educators across the country who are pioneering a fresh vision for American schools. Pulling from expert research in education, child development,... See full summary »

Director: Vicki Abeles

48. 50 Documentaries to See Before You Die (2011– )
Episode: Episode 2 (2011)

Documentary

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Director: Tom Barbor-Might | Stars: Morgan Spurlock, Jay Cheel, Aisha Tyler, Melissa Harris-Perry

49. Cinema 3 (1984–2016)
Episode: Episode dated 26 March 2011 (2011)

News

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Director: Jaume Figueras | Stars: Jaume Figueras, Wes Bentley, Jane Birkin, Stéphane Brizé

50. The Fabulous Picture Show (2006– )
Episode: On the Path (2010)

History, Talk-Show

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Director: César Caldito | Stars: Danny Boyle, Rob Epstein, James Franco, Jeffrey Friedman