Top 100 Documentaries Of All Time

A list of 50 documentaries that either blew me or away or I found completely engrossing
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1.
Jupiter's Wife (1995 Documentary)
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Michel Negroponte, a documentary filmmaker, meets Maggie one day in Central Park. Maggie claims to be... (87 mins.)
 
2.
RFK Must Die: The Assassination of Bobby Kennedy (2007 Documentary)
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A new investigative documentary exploring the controversies surrounding the assassination of Bobby Kennedy on June 5... (102 mins.)
 
3.
The Thin Blue Line (1988 Documentary)
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A film that successfully argued that a man was wrongly convicted for murder by a corrupt justice system in Dallas County, Texas. (103 mins.)
Director: Errol Morris
 
4.
Koyaanisqatsi (1982 Documentary)
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A collection of expertly photographed phenomena with no conventional plot. The footage focuses on nature, humanity and the relationship between them. (86 mins.)
Director: Godfrey Reggio
 
5.
The Cruise (1998 Documentary)
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Affectionate portrait of Tim "Speed" Levitch, a tour guide for Manhattan's Gray Line double-decker buses... (76 mins.)
Director: Bennett Miller
 
6.
We Live in Public (2009 Documentary)
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A documentary focusing on the life of dot-com entrepreneur Josh Harris, and his exploits over the last decade. (91 mins.)
Director: Ondi Timoner
 
7.
Biggie and Tupac (2002 Documentary)
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Documentary on the deaths of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls and the East Coast/West Coast, hip-hop/rap rivalry that culminated in late 1996 and early 1997. (108 mins.)
Director: Nick Broomfield
 
8.
The Coconut Revolution (2000 Documentary)
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This is the modern-day story of a native peoples' remarkable victory over Western Colonial power. A Pacific island rose up in arms against giant mining corporation Rio Tinto Zinc (RTZ) - and won despite a military occupation and blockade. (50 mins.)
Director: Dom Rotheroe
 
9.
Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010 Documentary)
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The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy... (87 mins.)
Director: Banksy
 
10.
9/11: The Falling Man (2006 Documentary)
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The Falling Man is a documentary that examines one of the many images that were circulated by the press... (80 mins.)
Director: Henry Singer
 
11.
Man on Wire (2008 Documentary)
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A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Center's twin towers in 1974, what some consider, "the artistic crime of the century." (94 mins.)
Director: James Marsh
 
12.
Hoop Dreams (1994 Documentary)
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A film following the lives of two inner-city Chicago boys who struggle to become college basketball players on the road to going professional. (170 mins.)
Director: Steve James
 
13.
The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear (2004 Mini-Series)
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A series of three documentaries about the use of fear for political gain. (157 mins.)
 
14.
Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005 Documentary)
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A documentary about the Enron corporation, its faulty and corrupt business practices, and how they led to its fall. (110 mins.)
Director: Alex Gibney
 
15.
The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (2003 Documentary)
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The story of America as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense under President John F. Kennedy and President Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara. (107 mins.)
Director: Errol Morris
 
16.
The Filth and the Fury (2000 Documentary)
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A film about the career of the notorious punk rock band, the Sex Pistols. (108 mins.)
Director: Julien Temple
 
17.
Capturing the Friedmans (2003 Documentary)
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Documentary on the Friedmans, a seemingly typical, upper-middle-class Jewish family whose world is instantly transformed when the father and his youngest son are arrested and charged with shocking and horrible crimes. (107 mins.)
Director: Andrew Jarecki
 
18.
Tarnation (2003 Documentary)
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Filmmaker Jonathan Caouette's documentary on growing up with his schizophrenic mother -- a mixture of snapshots, Super-8, answering machine messages, video diaries, early short films, and more -- culled from 19 years of his life. (88 mins.)
 
19.
All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace (2011 Mini-Series)
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A series of films about how humans have been colonized by the machines we have built. Although we don't realize it, the way we see everything in the world today is through the eyes of the computers. (60 mins.)
 
20.
Press for Truth (2006 Documentary)
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The story and truth about 9/11 (85 mins.)
Director: Ray Nowosielski
 
21.
The Rock-afire Explosion (2008 Documentary)
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"The Rock-afire Explosion" is the story of a small-town disc-jockey, a struggling inventor, and an animatronic rock band... (72 mins.)
Director: Brett Whitcomb
 
22.
William S. Burroughs: A Man Within (2010 Documentary)
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William S. Burroughs: featuring never before seen footage as well as exclusive interviews with his closest friends and colleagues... (87 mins.)
Director: Yony Leyser
 
23.
Crumb (1994 Documentary)
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An intimate portrait of the controversial cartoonist and his traumatized family. (119 mins.)
Director: Terry Zwigoff
 
24.
Lake of Fire (2006 Documentary)
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A graphic documentary on both sides of the abortion debate. (152 mins.)
Director: Tony Kaye
 
25.
Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock? (2006 Documentary)
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In this documentary, veteran filmmaker Harry Moses exposes the controversy in the world of high priced artwork. He paints a vivid picture of how art is bought and sold in America. (74 mins.)
Director: Harry Moses
 
26.
I Think We're Alone Now (2008 Documentary)
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Two individuals, Jeff and Kelly, claim to be in love with the 80's pop singer Tiffany. (70 mins.)
Director: Sean Donnelly
 
27.
Winnebago Man (2009 Documentary)
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Jack Rebney is the most famous man you've never heard of - after cursing his way through a Winnebago sales video... (85 mins.)
Director: Ben Steinbauer
 
28.
New World Order (2009 Documentary)
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This documentary explores the activities of Alex Jones, Jim Tucker, Jack McLamb, and Luke Rudkowski... (83 mins.)
 
29.
Incident at Oglala (1992 Documentary)
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This film describes the events surrounding a 1975 shootout at the Pine Ridge reservation in S. Dakota where two FBI agents were killed. (89 mins.)
Director: Michael Apted
 
30.
Shoah (1985 Documentary)
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Claude Lanzmann's epic documentary recounts the story of the Holocaust through interviews with witnesses - perpetrators as well as survivors. (566 mins.)
Director: Claude Lanzmann
 
31.
Pretty as a Picture: The Art of David Lynch (1997 Documentary)
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From an early age, David Lynch was inspired by the arts and the warm inner glow that comes with the pursuit of creative expression... (85 mins.)
Director: Toby Keeler
 
32.
Confessions of a Superhero (2007 Documentary)
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Chronicles the lives of four mortal men and women who work as characters on the sidewalks of Hollywood Boulevard. (92 mins.)
Director: Matt Ogens
 
33.
Marwencol (2010 Documentary)
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After a vicious attacks leaves him brain-damaged and broke, Mark Hogancamp seeks recovery in "Marwencol", a 1/6th scale World War II-era town he creates in his backyard. (83 mins.)
Director: Jeff Malmberg
 
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35.
The Corporation (2003 Documentary)
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Documentary that looks at the concept of the corporation throughout recent history up to its present-day dominance. (145 mins.)
 
36.
Darwin's Nightmare (2004 Documentary)
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A documentary on the effect of fishing the Nile perch in Tanzania's Lake Victoria. The predatory fish, which has wiped out the native species, is sold in European supermarkets, while starving Tanzanian families have to make do with the leftovers. (107 mins.)
Director: Hubert Sauper
 
37.
Home of the Brave (2004 Documentary)
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Documentary on the civil rights activist, Viola Liuzzo, who was murdered in 1965 as she campaigned for black suffrage in Selma, Alabama, and its effect on her family. (75 mins.)
Director: Paola di Florio
 
38.
The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2000 Documentary)
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A documentary look, mostly through the eyes of Tammy Faye Bakker Messner, at her rise and fall as a popular televangelist with husband Jim Bakker... (79 mins.)
 
39.
Dark Days (2000 Documentary)
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A cinematic portrait of the homeless population who live permanently in the underground tunnels of New York City. (82 mins.)
Director: Marc Singer
 
40.
My Flesh and Blood (2003 Documentary)
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Documentary following Susan Tom of Fairfield, California and her 11 adopted special needs children. (83 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Karsh
 
41.
The Jew in the Lotus (1998 Documentary)
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Tells how Roger Kamenetz, author of the best-selling 1994 book by the same title, found his way back to Judaism - the tradition of his birth. (58 mins.)
Director: Laurel Chiten
 
42.
Flicker (2008 Documentary)
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Artist Brion Gysin developed the Dream Machine. The device has in its core a 100-watt light bulb... (75 mins.)
Director: Nik Sheehan
 
43.
Modulations (1998 Documentary)
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The evolution of electronic music and its many genres. How the wide range of styles and scenes formed through experimentations on sound formation. (75 mins.)
Director: Iara Lee
 
44.
Enemies of the People (2009 Documentary)
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The Khmer Rouge slaughtered nearly two million people in the late 1970s. Yet the Killing Fields of Cambodia remain unexplained... (93 mins.)
 
45.
Popaganda: The Art and Crimes of Ron English (2005 Documentary)
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Documentary about street artist Ron English, who vandalizes billboards with elaborate, anti-corporate propaganda. (78 mins.)
Director: Pedro Carvajal
 
46.
Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992 Documentary)
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A film about the noted American linguist/political dissident and his warning about corporate media's role in modern propaganda. (167 mins.)
 
47.
Zizek! (2005 Documentary)
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A look at the controversial author, philosopher and candidate for Slovenian presidency: Slavoj Zizek. (71 mins.)
Director: Astra Taylor
 
48.
Examined Life (2008 Documentary)
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Examined Life pulls philosophy out of academic journals and classrooms, and puts it back on the streets... (87 mins.)
Director: Astra Taylor
 
49.
Cropsey (2009 Documentary)
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Realizing the urban legend of their youth has actually come true; two filmmakers delve into the mystery surrounding five missing children and the real-life boogeyman linked to their disappearances. (84 mins.)
 
50.
Joy Division (2007 Documentary)
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A chronological account of the influential late 1970s English rock band. (93 mins.)
Director: Grant Gee
 
51.
The Gleaners & I (2000 Documentary)
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An intimate, picaresque inquiry into French life as lived by the country's poor and its provident, as well as by the film's own director... (82 mins.)
Director: Agnès Varda
 
52.
Trekkies (1997 Documentary)
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Denice Crosby takes a first look at the huge fans of Star Trek and how the series from around America has affected and shaped their lives. (86 mins.)
Director: Roger Nygard
 
53.
Paradise Lost (1994 Documentary)
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Director: Josh Freed
 
54.
Butterfly (2000 Documentary)
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This documentary, which first aired on public television in 2000, chronicles environmental activist Julia "Butterfly" Hill's 738 day tree-sit in the ancient redwood tree she named Luna. (79 mins.)
Director: Doug Wolens
 
55.
I Like Killing Flies (2004 Documentary)
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A documentary on the oddball Greenwich Village eatery, Shopsin's. (80 mins.)
Director: Matt Mahurin
 
56.
Gogol Bordello Non-Stop (2008 Documentary)
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A behind-the-scenes look at the gypsy punk band Gogol Bordello and their charismatic front man Eugene Hütz. (90 mins.)
 
57.
Hype! (1996 Documentary)
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Documentary covering the growth and subsequent overexposure of the Seattle "grunge" music scene in the early 90s (84 mins.)
Director: Doug Pray
 
58.
Stop Making Sense (1984 Documentary)
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An innovative concert movie for the rock group The Talking Heads. (88 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
 
59.
Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns) (2002 Documentary)
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Documentary about the music group They Might Be Giants. (102 mins.)
Director: AJ Schnack
 
60.
The Trials of Darryl Hunt (2006 Documentary)
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"The Trials of Darryl Hunt" is a feature documentary about a brutal rape/murder case and a wrongly convicted man... (106 mins.)
 
61.
The Trials of Henry Kissinger (2002 Documentary)
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A film about the war crimes of the American diplomat, Henry Kissinger. (80 mins.)
Director: Eugene Jarecki
 
62.
No End in Sight (2007 Documentary)
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A comprehensive look at the Bush Administration's conduct of the Iraq war and its occupation of the country. (102 mins.)
 
63.
Art & Copy (2009 Documentary)
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ART & COPY is a powerful new film about advertising and inspiration. Directed by Doug Pray (SURFWISE... (89 mins.)
Director: Doug Pray
 
64.
Helvetica (2007 Documentary)
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A documentary about typography, graphic design, and global visual culture. (80 mins.)
Director: Gary Hustwit
 
65.
Secret Mysteries of America's Beginnings Volume 3: Eye of the Phoenix - Secrets of the Dollar Bill (2009 Documentary)
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Secret Mysteries Vol. III focuses on the development of the new world as "The United States of America"... (170 mins.)
 
66.
The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill (2003 Documentary)
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A homeless musician finds meaning to his life when he starts a friendship with dozens of parrots. (83 mins.)
Director: Judy Irving
 
67.
Shut Up & Sing (2006 Documentary)
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A documentary on the Dixie Chicks in the wake of singer Natalie Maines' anti-George W. Bush statement at a 2003 concert. (93 mins.)
 
68.
Scottsboro: An American Tragedy (2000 Documentary)
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The history of the "Scottsboro Boys," a group of African American men who were victims of a racist miscarriage of justice that became a national controversy. (84 mins.)
 
69.
February One: The Story of the Greensboro Four (2003 Documentary)
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Based largely on first hand accounts and rare archival footage, the new documentary film February One... (61 mins.)
 
70.
Inside Job (2010 Documentary)
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Takes a closer look at what brought about the financial meltdown. (105 mins.)
 
71.
Capitalism: A Love Story (2009 Documentary)
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An examination of the social costs of corporate interests pursuing profits at the expense of the public good. (127 mins.)
Director: Michael Moore
 
72.
Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004 Documentary)
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Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. (122 mins.)
Director: Michael Moore
 
73.
4 Little Girls (1997 Documentary)
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A documentary of the notorious racial terrorist bombing of an African American church during the Civil Rights Movement. (102 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
 
74.
The Tillman Story (2010 Documentary)
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Pat Tillman never thought of himself as a hero. His choice to leave a multimillion-dollar football contract... (94 mins.)
Director: Amir Bar-Lev
 
75.
Athens, Ga. - Inside/Out (1987 Documentary)
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Led by the success of the B-52's and R.E.M., Athens, Georgia was the most happening music scene in the... (82 mins.)
Director: Tony Gayton
 
76.
Witch Hunt (2008 Documentary)
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The story of several families who have their lives destroyed when their hometown is whipped into a frenzy by allegations of child molestation. (91 mins.)
 
77.
American: The Bill Hicks Story (2009 Documentary)
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Photo-animated feature documentary, uniquely narrated by the 10 people who knew Bill best. (102 mins.)
 
78.
American Swing (2008 Documentary)
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Chronicles the rise and fall of 1970s New York City nightclub Plato's Retreat. (81 mins.)
 
79.
The Oath (2010 Documentary)
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Tells the story of two men whose fateful encounter in 1996 set them on a course of events that led them to Afghanistan, Osama bin Laden, 9/11, Guantanamo, and the U.S. Supreme Court. (90 mins.)
Director: Laura Poitras
 
80.
Shades of Grey (2010 Documentary)
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A deadly covert operations agent is forced back into service to rescue his former female trainee. Working undercover - she has been kidnapped by an international drug and sex-trafficking Cartel during a violent turf war. (55 mins.)
 
81.
Swimming to Cambodia (1987)
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Spalding Gray discusses his participation in the film The Killing Fields and the background story about the troubles of Cambodia. (85 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
 
82.
Casino Jack (2010)
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A hot shot Washington DC lobbyist and his protégé go down hard as their schemes to peddle influence lead to corruption and murder. (108 mins.)
 
83.
When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006 Mini-Series)
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An examination of the U.S. government's role and its response to Hurricane Katrina. (255 mins.)
 
84.
My Trip to Al-Qaeda (2010 Documentary)
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Chronicles fundamentalist Islam's rise to power and explores Wright's struggle to maintain his objectivity as a journalist writing about Islamic terror. (86 mins.)
Director: Alex Gibney
 
85.
Cinemania (2002 Documentary)
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This documentary about the culture of intense cinephilia in New York City reveals the impassioned world of five obsessed movie buffs... (83 mins.)
 
86.
Reel Paradise (2005 Documentary)
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Former indie film "guru" John Pierson takes his family to Fiji for one year to run the world's most remote movie theater. (110 mins.)
Director: Steve James
 
87.
Don't You Forget About Me (2009 Documentary)
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(74 mins.)
 
88.
The Gits (2005 Documentary)
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The story of the promising, underground Seattle band, The Gits. Fronted by charismatic vocalist, Mia Zapata, and poised to explode onto the national music scene, a stranger came in and took it all away. A decade later, the legacy lives on. (82 mins.)
Director: Kerri O'Kane
 
89.
Beyond Belief (2007 Documentary)
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Susan Retik and Patti Quigley are two ordinary soccer moms living in the affluent suburbs of Boston until tragedy strikes... (92 mins.)
Director: Beth Murphy
 
90.
The U.S. vs. John Lennon (2006 Documentary)
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A documentary on the life of John Lennon, with a focus on the time in his life when he transformed from a musician into an antiwar activist. (99 mins.)
 
91.
Weed (1996 Documentary)
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(64 mins.)
Director: Doug Wolens
 
92.
Sex Positive (2008 Documentary)
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Explores the life of Richard Berkowitz, a revolutionary gay S&M sex worker turned AIDS activist in the 1980s, whose incomparable contribution to the invention of safe sex has has never been aptly credited. (75 mins.)
Director: Daryl Wein
 
93.
The Celluloid Closet (1995 Documentary)
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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. (102 mins.)
 
94.
Outrage (2009 Documentary)
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An indictment of closeted politicians who lobby for anti-gay legislation in the U.S. (90 mins.)
Director: Kirby Dick
 
95.
The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (2007 Documentary)
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Die-hard gamers compete to break world records on classic arcade games. (79 mins.)
Director: Seth Gordon
 
96.
Brother's Keeper (1992 Documentary)
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This documentary by Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky details the murder trial of Delbert Ward. Delbert... (104 mins.)
 
97.
Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson (2008 Documentary)
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A portrait of the late gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson. (120 mins.)
Director: Alex Gibney
 
98.
Objectified (2009 Documentary)
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A feature-length documentary about our complex relationship with manufactured objects and, by extension, the people who design them. (75 mins.)
Director: Gary Hustwit
 
99.
A Brief History of Time (1991 Documentary)
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A film about the life and work of the cosmologist, Stephen Hawking, who despite his near total paralysis, is one of the great minds of all time. (80 mins.)
Director: Errol Morris
 
100.
The Century of the Self (2002 Mini-Series)
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A documentary about the rise of psychoanalysis as a powerfull mean of persuasion for both governments and corporations. (240 mins.)