Most Popular Documentaries

1. The Look of Silence (2014 Documentary) The Look of Silence (2014 Documentary)
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A family that survives the genocide in Indonesia confronts the men who killed one of their brothers. Dir: Joshua Oppenheimer Documentary 103 mins.
2. The Yes Men Are Revolting (2014 Documentary) The Yes Men Are Revolting (2014 Documentary)
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Comedy troupe The Yes Men stage phony events and press releases in an effort to bring attention to environmental dangers and corporate greed. Dir: Andy Bichlbaum, Mike Bonanno With: Mike Bonanno, Andy Bichlbaum Documentary 91 mins.
3. Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck (2015 Documentary) Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck (2015 Documentary)
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An authorized documentary on the late musician Kurt Cobain, from his early days in Aberdeen, Washington to his success and downfall with the grunge band Nirvana. Dir: Brett Morgen With: Don Cobain, Jenny Cobain, Kim Cobain Documentary | Biography | Music 145 mins.
4. An Open Secret (2014 Documentary) An Open Secret (2014 Documentary)
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An investigation into accusations of teenagers being sexually abused within the film industry. Dir: Amy Berg With: Todd Bridges, Joey Coleman, Marc Collins-Rector Documentary 99 mins.
5. Monkey Kingdom (2015 Documentary) Monkey Kingdom (2015 Documentary)
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A nature documentary that follows a newborn monkey and its mother as they struggle to survive within... Dir: Mark Linfield, Alastair Fothergill With: Tina Fey Documentary 81 mins.
6. The Salt of the Earth (2014 Documentary) The Salt of the Earth (2014 Documentary)
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For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents... Dir: Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, Wim Wenders With: Sebastião Salgado, Wim Wenders, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado Documentary | Biography 110 mins.
7. I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story (2014 Documentary) I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story (2014 Documentary)
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Caroll Spinney has been Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since 1969; at 78-years-old, he has no intention of stopping. Dir: Dave LaMattina, Chad N. Walker With: Caroll Spinney, Jim Henson, Frank Oz Documentary | Biography | Drama 90 mins.
8. Citizenfour (2014 Documentary) Citizenfour (2014 Documentary)
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A documentarian and a reporter travel to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with Edward Snowden. Dir: Laura Poitras With: Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, William Binney Documentary 114 mins.
9. The Act of Killing (2012 Documentary) The Act of Killing (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers. Dir: Joshua Oppenheimer, Anonymous With: Anwar Congo, Herman Koto, Syamsul Arifin Documentary | History 115 mins.
10. Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (2015 Documentary) Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (2015 Documentary)
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An in-depth look at the inner-workings of the Church of Scientology. Dir: Alex Gibney With: Lawrence Wright, Mike Rinder, Marty Rathbun Documentary 119 mins.
11. The Wolfpack (2015 Documentary) The Wolfpack (2015 Documentary)
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Locked away from society in an apartment on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the Angulo brothers learn... Dir: Crystal Moselle With: Bhagavan Angulo, Govinda Angulo, Jagadisa Angulo Documentary | Biography | Drama | Family 80 mins.
12. The Seven Five (2014 Documentary) The Seven Five (2014 Documentary)
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Meet the dirtiest cop in NYC history. Michael Dowd stole money and dealt drugs while patrolling the streets of 80s Brooklyn. Dir: Tiller Russell With: Michael Dowd, Ken Eurell, Walter Yurkiw Documentary 102 mins.
13. After Porn Ends (2012 Documentary) After Porn Ends (2012 Documentary)
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After Porn Ends is a documentary that not only examines the lives and careers of some of the biggest... Dir: Bryce Wagoner With: Asia Carrera, Tiffany Million, Richard Pacheco Documentary 94 mins.
14. Soaked in Bleach (2015 Documentary) Soaked in Bleach (2015 Documentary)
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Reveals the events behind Kurt Cobain's death as seen through the eyes of Tom Grant, the private investigator... Dir: Benjamin Statler With: Kurt Cobain, Kurt Loder, Daniel Roebuck Documentary | Crime | Drama | Music | Mystery 100 mins.
15. Amy (2015 Documentary) Amy (2015 Documentary)
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A documentary on the late singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse, who died of alcohol poisoning in 2011. Dir: Asif Kapadia With: Amy Winehouse Documentary | Biography | Music 127 mins.
16. Pumping Iron (1977 Documentary) Pumping Iron (1977 Documentary)
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From Gold's Gym in Venice Beach California to the showdown in Pretoria, amateur and professional bodybuilders prepare for the 1975 Mr... Dir: George Butler, Robert Fiore With: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Lou Ferrigno, Matty Ferrigno Documentary | Sport 85 mins.
17. Grizzly Man (2005 Documentary) Grizzly Man (2005 Documentary)
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A devastating and heartrending take on grizzly bear activists Timothy Treadwell and Amie Huguenard, who were killed in October of 2003 while living among grizzlies in Alaska. Dir: Werner Herzog With: Timothy Treadwell, Amie Huguenard, Werner Herzog Documentary | Biography 103 mins.
18. Fed Up (2014 Documentary) Fed Up (2014 Documentary)
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An examination of America's obesity epidemic and the food industry's role in aggravating it. Dir: Stephanie Soechtig With: Michele Simon, Oprah Winfrey, Bill Clinton Documentary 92 mins.
19. Kink (2013 Documentary) Kink (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary on fetish website Kink.com. Dir: Christina Voros With: Peter Acworth, Maitresse Madeline, Chris Norris Documentary | Biography 80 mins.
20. Dior and I (2014 Documentary) Dior and I (2014 Documentary)
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Dior and I brings the viewer inside the storied world of the Christian Dior fashion house with a privileged... Dir: Frédéric Tcheng With: Raf Simons, Marion Cotillard, Anna Wintour Documentary 90 mins.
21. Catfish (2010 Documentary) Catfish (2010 Documentary)
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Young filmmakers document their colleague's budding online friendship with a young woman and her family which leads to an unexpected series of discoveries. Dir: Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman With: Yaniv Schulman, Ariel Schulman, Henry Joost Documentary 87 mins.
22. Blackfish (2013 Documentary) Blackfish (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary following the controversial captivity of killer whales, and its dangers for both humans and whales. Dir: Gabriela Cowperthwaite With: Tilikum, Dave Duffus, Samantha Berg Documentary 83 mins.
23. The Imposter (2012 Documentary) The Imposter (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary centered on a young Frenchman who claims to a grieving Texas family that he is their 16-year-old son who has been missing for 3 years. Dir: Bart Layton With: Adam O'Brian, Anna Ruben, Cathy Dresbach Documentary | Biography | Thriller 99 mins.
24. Super Size Me (2004 Documentary) Super Size Me (2004 Documentary)
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While examining the influence of the fast food industry, Morgan Spurlock personally explores the consequences on his health of a diet of solely McDonald's food for one month. Dir: Morgan Spurlock With: Morgan Spurlock, Daryl Isaacs, Chemeeka Walker Documentary | Comedy | Drama 100 mins.
25. Jodorowsky's Dune (2013 Documentary) Jodorowsky's Dune (2013 Documentary)
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The story of cult film director Alejandro Jodorowsky's ambitious but ultimately doomed film adaptation of the seminal science fiction novel. Dir: Frank Pavich With: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Michel Seydoux, H.R. Giger Documentary 88 mins.