Most Popular Documentaries

1. 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, Jacob Appelbaum Documentary 114 mins.
2. Virunga (2014 Documentary) Virunga (2014 Documentary)
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A group of brave individuals risk their lives to save the last of the world's mountain gorillas; in the midst of renewed civil war and a scramble for Congo's natural resources. Dir: Orlando von Einsiedel Documentary | War 90 mins.
3. 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 90 mins.
4. Finding Vivian Maier (2013 Documentary) Finding Vivian Maier (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary on the late Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs earned her a posthumous reputation as one of the most accomplished street photographers. Dir: John Maloof, Charlie Siskel With: Vivian Maier, John Maloof, Daniel Arnaud Documentary | Biography | Mystery 83 mins.
5. Dinosaur 13 (2014 Documentary) Dinosaur 13 (2014 Documentary)
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A documentary about the discovery of the largest Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil ever found. Dir: Todd Douglas Miller With: Stan Adelstein, Lanice Archer, Robert Bakker Documentary | Adventure | Drama | Thriller 95 mins.
6. 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.
7. Life Itself (2014 Documentary) Life Itself (2014 Documentary)
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The life and career of the renowned film critic and social commentator, Roger Ebert. Dir: Steve James With: Roger Ebert, Chaz Ebert, Gene Siskel Documentary | Biography 120 mins.
8. 20,000 Days on Earth (2014 Documentary) 20,000 Days on Earth (2014 Documentary)
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Writer and musician Nick Cave marks his 20,000th day on the planet Earth. Dir: Iain Forsyth, Jane Pollard With: Nick Cave, Susie Bick, Warren Ellis Documentary | Drama | Music 97 mins.
9. Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon (2013 Documentary) Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon (2013 Documentary)
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The life and career of the legendary Hollywood insider, Shep Gordon. Dir: Beth Aala, Mike Myers With: Shep Gordon, Sylvester Stallone, Michael Douglas Documentary | Biography 85 mins.
10. Manny (2014 Documentary) Manny (2014 Documentary)
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A man who overcame insurmountable odds to become one of the most loved and respected athletes of all time... Dir: Leon Gast, Ryan Moore With: Jimmy Kimmel, Liam Neeson, Jinkee Pacquiao Documentary | Drama | Sport 88 mins.
11. 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.
12. 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.
13. One Direction: This Is Us (2013 Documentary) One Direction: This Is Us (2013 Documentary)
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A look at Niall, Zayn, Liam, Louis, and Harry's meteoric rise to fame, from their humble hometown beginnings and competing on the X-Factor, to conquering the world and performing at London's famed O2 Arena. Dir: Morgan Spurlock With: Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Zayn Malik Documentary | Music 92 mins.
14. Searching for Sugar Man (2012 Documentary) Searching for Sugar Man (2012 Documentary)
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Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock 'n' roller, Rodriguez. Dir: Malik Bendjelloul With: Rodriguez, Stephen 'Sugar' Segerman, Dennis Coffey Documentary | Biography | Music | Mystery 86 mins.
15. Bears (2014 Documentary) Bears (2014 Documentary)
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A documentary that follows an Alaskan bear family as its young cubs are taught life's most important lessons. Dir: Alastair Fothergill, Keith Scholey With: John C. Reilly Documentary 78 mins.
16. Living on One Dollar (2013 Documentary) Living on One Dollar (2013 Documentary)
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An award-winning film that has been called "A Must Watch" by Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus and Director of The Hunger Games... Dir: Zach Ingrasci, Sean Leonard With: Ryan Christoffersen, Zach Ingrasci, Sean Leonard Documentary | Adventure | Drama 56 mins.
17. Sexy Baby (2012 Documentary) Sexy Baby (2012 Documentary)
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An ex adult film star, a 12 year old girl and a 22 year old who yearns for "normal" private parts are chronicled in this thought provoking doc about how porn, social media and pop culture affect women and girls. A FilmBuff Presentation. Dir: Jill Bauer, Ronna Gradus With: Winnifred Bonjean Alpart, Nikita Cash Documentary 84 mins.
18. 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.
19. 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.
20. Racing Hearts (2013 Documentary) Racing Hearts (2013 Documentary)
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Three heart transplant recipients attempt the arduous La Jolla Half Marathon. Dir: Rich Underwood Documentary | Biography | Family | Sport 8 mins.
21. Aliens on the Moon: The Truth Exposed (2014 Documentary) Aliens on the Moon: The Truth Exposed (2014 Documentary)
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Never-before-aired NASA footage presents evidence that the Moon is being used as a base. Dir: Robert Kiviat With: Roger Leopardi, Amy Shira Teitel, Joshua P. Warren Documentary
22. Thinking XXX (2004 Documentary) Thinking XXX (2004 Documentary)
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For a book project, photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders took photographs of 30 stars of adult movies... Dir: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders With: Sunrise Adams, Briana Banks, Belladonna Documentary 59 mins.
23. 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.
24. Leviathan (2012 Documentary) Leviathan (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary shot in the North Atlantic and focused on the commercial fishing industry. Dir: Lucien Castaing-Taylor, Verena Paravel With: Brian Jannelle, Adrian Guillette, Arthur Smith Documentary 87 mins.
25. 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.