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1. Generation Food

Documentary | Filming

Today, one in four people is overweight. One in six is malnourished, and more children die from malnutrition than anything else. For the first time in human history, tomorrow's generation ... See full summary »

Director: Steve James

2. DeLorean (TV Movie)

Drama | Announced

This film chronicles DeLorean's rise and fall, starting with his work as a young exec VP at General Motors, where he developed the Pontiac GTO and Firebird, and the creation of his own ... See full summary »

Director: Steve James

3. Mossadegh & Me

Documentary | Announced

Mossadegh & Me is a film about how we remember the 1950s in Iran, and the CIA coup that ousted then Prime Minister Mohammed Mossadegh. In 1979, the Iranian Hostage Crisis shocked the world.... See full summary »

Director: Gita Saedi

4. The New Yorker Presents (2015– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2016)

M | 30 min | Documentary

7.8
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The Ride of Their Lives: Filmmaker Steve James (Hoop Dreams) profiles two young people in the world's most dangerous sport - bull riding. Black Bodies in Motion and in Pain: Writer Edwidge ... See full summary »

Directors: Blair Foster, Steve James, Ryan Miller | Stars: Cody Bunn, Roz Chast, Edwidge Danticat, Liana Finck

Votes: 12

5. The Hunting Ground (2015)

PG-13 | 103 min | Documentary

7.4
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77 Metascore

An exposé of rape crimes on U.S. college campuses, their institutional cover-ups, and the devastating toll they take on students and their families.

Director: Kirby Dick | Stars: Andrea Pino, Annie Clark, Claire Potter, Melinda Manning

Votes: 3,591 | Gross: $0.41M

6. The New Yorker Presents (2015– )

M | 30 min | Documentary

6.2
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From award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney's Jigsaw Productions, Amazon Prime Video presents a groundbreaking new series that brings America's most award-winning magazine, The New Yorker, to ... See full summary »

Stars: Farley Katz, Roz Chast, Liana Finck, Benjamin Schwartz

Votes: 268

7. Life After Hoop Dreams (2015 Video)

40 min | Documentary, Short

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Directors: Steve James, Abbey Lustgarten | Stars: Arthur Agee, Sheila Agee, Catherine Gates, William Gates

8. Hard Earned (2015– )

Documentary

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Hard Earned, a six-part documentary series for Al Jazeera America, follows five families around the country to find out what it takes to get by on 8, 10, or even 17 dollars an hour.

9. Steve James: An IU Cinema Exclusive (2015)

8 min | Short

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Interview with Steve James during his visit to the Indiana University Cinema.

Director: Joseph Toth | Star: Steve James

10. Life Itself (2014)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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87 Metascore

The life and career of the renowned film critic and social commentator, Roger Ebert.

Director: Steve James | Stars: Roger Ebert, Chaz Ebert, Gene Siskel, Martin Scorsese

Votes: 10,886 | Gross: $0.81M

11. We the Economy: 20 Short Films You Can't Afford to Miss (2014)

Documentary

7.2
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An anthology of short films that pairs directors with leading economic advisers to create stories that offer a better understanding of how the economy impacts all of our lives.

Directors: Bob Balaban, Jon M. Chu, Marshall Curry, Catherine Hardwicke, Mary Harron, Lee Hirsch, Albert Hughes, Steve James, Barbara Kopple, Shola Lynch, Morgan Spurlock, Miao Wang, Joe Berlinger | Stars: Chadd Smith, Robert Clotworthy, Will Janowitz, Philip Labes

Votes: 39

12. Lucky (II) (2014)

72 min | Documentary, Biography

5.5
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Masked in tattoos and armed with an indomitable spirit, Lucky Torres has forged a path all her own. Spanning five years, this intimate survival story delves deep into the fringes of NYC to ... See full summary »

Director: Laura Checkoway | Star: Lucky Torres

Votes: 17

13. HuffPost Live Conversations (2014– )

News

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HuffPost Live Conversations is a programming block that airs daily on MGM's diginet, The Works. HuffPost Live Conversations launched on May 26, 2014 and airs 4 hours a day with segments ... See full summary »

Stars: Ricky Camilleri, Marc Lamont Hill, Caitlyn Becker, Alyona Minkovski

14. DePaul VAS Presents: A Conversation with Steve James (2014 Video)

73 min

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Director: Wendy Roderweiss | Stars: Steve James, Wendy Roderweiss

15. A Place Called Pluto (2014)

10 min | Documentary, Short

6.4
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Greg O'Brien, long-time Cape Cod reporter and newspaperman, has been diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer's. Acting on instinct and journalistic grit, Greg has decided to face down the ... See full summary »

Director: Steve James | Star: Greg O'Brien

Votes: 9

16. HuffPost Live Conversations (2014– )
Episode: Episode #1.26 (2014)

News

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"Eat, Pray, Love" Author Elizabeth Gilbert discusses her new book "The Signature of All Things." Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano talks about his book "Sidelined." And Roger Ebert's ... See full summary »

Stars: Caitlyn Becker, Ricky Camilleri, Chaz Ebert, Elizabeth Gilbert

17. The Invisible War (2012)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

7.6
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75 Metascore

An investigative documentary about the epidemic of rape of soldiers within the US military.

Director: Kirby Dick | Stars: Amy Ziering, Kirby Dick, Kori Cioca, Jessica Hinves

Votes: 5,752

18. Head Games (2012)

PG-13 | 95 min | Documentary, Sport

7.5
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A documentary that follows football player and pro-wrestler Chris Nowinski's quest to uncover the truth about the consequences of sports related head injuries.

Director: Steve James | Stars: Chris Nowinski, Gene Atkins, Laura Balcer, Hunt Batjer

Votes: 255 | Gross: $0.01M

19. The 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards (2012 TV Special)

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Director: Ivan Dudynsky | Stars: Seth Rogen, Zoe Saldana, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, John Hawkes

Votes: 21

20. The Music Man (2012)

3 min | Documentary, Short

7.4
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MUSIC MAN tells the story of professor and inventor Ge Wang who teaches computer music at Stanford University where he began the innovative Stanford Laptop Orchestra. Wang believes everyone... See full summary »

Director: Steve James

Votes: 5

21. Frontline (1983– )
Episode: The Interrupters (2012)

114 min | Documentary

7.2
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Follow a group of former gang leaders trying to "interrupt" shootings and protect their communities from the violence they once committed.

Director: Steve James | Star: Arun Rath

Votes: 9

22. The Interrupters (2011)

Unrated | 125 min | Documentary, Crime

7.5
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86 Metascore

A year in the life of a city grappling with urban violence.

Director: Steve James | Stars: Tio Hardiman, Ameena Matthews, Toya Batey, Cobe Williams

Votes: 3,068 | Gross: $0.28M

23. These Amazing Shadows (2011)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary

7.6
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Tells the history and importance of The National Film Registry, a roll call of American cinema treasures that reflects the diversity of film, and indeed the American experience itself.

Directors: Paul Mariano, Kurt Norton | Stars: Jeff Adachi, James H. Billington, Robin Blaetz, Brooks Boliek

Votes: 1,290

24. Doc Talk (2006– )
Episode: Full Frame Episode 2 (2011)

Talk-Show

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Stars: Nancy Buirski, Steve James, Alex Kotlowitz, Michael McSweeney

25. The Fabulous Picture Show (2006– )
Episode: The Interrupters (2011)

History, Talk-Show

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Director: César Caldito | Stars: Peter Ho-Sun Chan, Steve James, Amanda Palmer, Markus Schleinzer

26. SXSW Flashback 2010 (2010 TV Movie)

57 min | News

7.8
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Stars: Angela Bettis, Jo Bird, Debra Brown, Chamillionaire

Votes: 6

27. 30 for 30 (2009–2016)
Episode: No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson (2010)

80 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

7.0
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There has always been questions raised about Allen Iverson's conviction for a fight he was involved in as a young man. The film maker goes back to his home town to try and understand the ... See full summary »

Director: Steve James

Votes: 746

28. 30 for 30 (2009–2016)

Documentary, Biography, Sport

8.9
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ESPN Films' 30 for 30 is an unprecedented documentary series featuring today's finest storytellers from inside and outside of the sports world. What started as a celebration of ESPN's 30th ... See full summary »

Stars: Brent Musburger, Jalen Rose, Michael Eric Dyson, Roy Williams

Votes: 2,777

29. At the Death House Door (2008)

98 min | Documentary

7.4
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An investigation of the wrongful death of Carlos DeLuna, who was executed in Texas on December 7, 1989, after prosecutors ignored evidence inculpating a man, who bragged to friends about committing the crimes of which DeLuna was convicted.

Directors: Peter Gilbert, Steve James | Stars: Carroll Pickett, Steve Mills, Maurice Possley, Anne Ellis

Votes: 325

30. The War Tapes (2006)

97 min | Documentary, War

7.4
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77 Metascore

Called up for service in Iraq, several members of the National Guard were given digital video cameras. This film, edited from their footage, provides a perspective on a complex and troubled conflict.

Director: Deborah Scranton | Stars: Zack Bazzi, Duncan Domey, Ben Flanders, Mike Moriarty

Votes: 1,146 | Gross: $0.25M

31. A Lion in the House (2006)

225 min | Documentary

9.0
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Five families struggle with the ups and downs of cancer treatment over the course of six years.

Directors: Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert | Stars: Justin Ashcraft, Adam Ashcraft, Dale Ashcraft, Debbie Ashcraft

Votes: 177

32. The Fabulous Picture Show (2006– )

History, Talk-Show

7.8
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Stars: Amanda Palmer, Mohamed Al Daradji, Scandar Copti, Cherien Dabis

Votes: 24

33. Doc Talk (2006– )

Talk-Show

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Stars: Deena Dill, Lucy Walker, Gabriela Fresquez, Davis Guggenheim

Votes: 11

34. The 50 Greatest Documentaries (2005 TV Movie)

150 min | Documentary

7.4
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A countdown of the top 50 documentaries, based on a vote by documentary filmmakers.

Directors: Garry John Hughes, Elaine Shepherd | Stars: Zoë Wanamaker, David Aaronovitch, Barry Ackroyd, Randall Adams

Votes: 78

35. Reel Paradise (2005)

R | 110 min | Documentary

6.6
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63 Metascore

Former indie film "guru" John Pierson takes his family to Fiji for one year to run the world's most remote movie theater.

Director: Steve James | Stars: Georgia Pierson, Janet Pierson, John Pierson, Wyatt Pierson

Votes: 417 | Gross: $0.03M

36. Independent Lens (1999– )
Episode: The New Americans (2004)

408 min | Documentary

9.1
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The New Americans follows four years in the lives of a diverse group of contemporary immigrants and refugees as they journey to start new lives in America. The detailed portraits--woven ... See full summary »

Directors: Laura Angelica Simon, Susana Aikin, Carlos Aparicio, Jerry Blumenthal, Steve James, Indu Krishnan, Gordon Quinn, Renee Tajima-Pena | Stars: Ismail Bashey, Don Cheadle, America Ferrera

Votes: 26

37. The New Americans (2003)

411 min | Documentary

8.0
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The New Americans follows a diverse group of immigrants and refugees as they leave their home and families behind and learn what it means to be new Americans in the 21st century.

Director: Indu Krishnan

Votes: 6

38. Stevie (2002)

R | 140 min | Documentary

8.0
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72 Metascore

In 1995 Director Steve James (Hoop Dreams) returned to rural Southern Illinois to reconnect with Stevie Fielding, a troubled young boy he had been an 'Advocate Big Brother' to ten years earlier.

Director: Steve James | Stars: Steve James, Stephen Fielding, Tonya Gregory, Bernice Hagler

Votes: 2,031 | Gross: $0.10M

39. Joe and Max (2002 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.8
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True story of boxers Joe Louis and Max Schmeling and their enduring friendship.

Director: Steve James | Stars: Til Schweiger, Leonard Roberts, Richard Roundtree, David Paymer

Votes: 845

40. Orientations: Chris Doyle - Stirred But Not Shaken (2001)

52 min | Documentary, Biography

6.8
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The life and work of Chris Doyle, the acclaimed Australian cinematographer who found regular work as the collaborator of maverick Hong Kong auteur Wong Kar-Wai.

Director: Rick Farquharson | Stars: Christopher Doyle, Matt Dillon, Paul Fonoroff, Curtis Hanson

Votes: 26

41. 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: 311

42. Passing Glory (1999 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 100 min | Drama, Sport

6.5
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A talented all-black high school basketball team challenges the top all-white team in civil-rights-era New Orleans.

Director: Steve James | Stars: Andre Braugher, Rip Torn, Sean Squire, Ruby Dee

Votes: 210

43. Prefontaine (1997)

PG-13 | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.8
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56 Metascore

Based on the life of Olympic hopeful Steve Prefontaine, a long distance runner who lived in Oregon and died young

Director: Steve James | Stars: Jared Leto, R. Lee Ermey, Ed O'Neill, Breckin Meyer

Votes: 5,634 | Gross: $0.53M

44. Hoop Dreams Reunion (1995 TV Special)

Sport

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Stars: James Brown, Arthur Agee, William Gates, Peter Gilbert

Votes: 14

45. Hoop Dreams (1994)

PG-13 | 170 min | Documentary, Drama, Sport

8.3
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98 Metascore

A film following the lives of two inner-city Chicago boys who struggle to become college basketball players on the road to going professional.

Director: Steve James | Stars: William Gates, Arthur Agee, Emma Gates, Curtis Gates

Votes: 18,904 | Gross: $7.83M

46. Higher Goals (1993)

30 min | Documentary, Short

8.8
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Higher Goals encourages young athletes to put their dreams of professional sports in perspective and focus on getting an education. The real life stories of two high school athletes ... See full summary »

Directors: Steve James, Frederick Marx | Stars: Tim Meadows, Isiah Thomas

Votes: 5

47. Grassroots Chicago (1991)

30 min | Documentary, Short

7.8
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Director: Steve James

Votes: 5

48. Stop Substance Abuse (1986)

Documentary

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Director: Steve James

49. Frontline (1983– )

60 min | Documentary

8.7
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Investigative journalist documentaries.

Stars: Will Lyman, Arun Rath, Sarah Childress, Martin Smith

Votes: 912