Every documentary I've seen with at least 1,000 votes

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1.
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
 
2.
Jackass 3D (2010 Documentary)
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Johnny Knoxville and company return for the third installment of their TV show spin-off, where dangerous stunts and explicit public displays rule. (95 mins.)
Director: Jeff Tremaine
 
3.
Bowling for Columbine (2002 Documentary)
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Filmmaker Michael Moore explores the roots of America's predilection for gun violence. (120 mins.)
Director: Michael Moore
 
4.
Jackass Number Two (2006 Documentary)
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Chris Pontius, Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Bam Margera, and the whole crew return to the screen to raise the stakes higher than ever before. (92 mins.)
Director: Jeff Tremaine
 
5.
Jackass: The Movie (2002 Documentary)
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Johnny Knoxville and his band of maniacs perform a variety of stunts and gross-out gags on the big screen for the first time. (87 mins.)
Director: Jeff Tremaine
 
6.
Justin Bieber: Never Say Never (2011 Documentary)
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Follows Justin Bieber with some footage of performances from his 2010 concert tour. (105 mins.)
Director: Jon M. Chu
 
7.
Sicko (2007 Documentary)
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A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories including shotgun deaths. (123 mins.)
Director: Michael Moore
 
8.
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. (100 mins.)
Director: Morgan Spurlock
 
9.
An Inconvenient Truth (2006 Documentary)
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Director Davis Guggenheim eloquently weaves the science of global warming with Al Gore's personal history and lifelong commitment to reversing the effects of global climate change in the most talked-about documentary at Sundance. (96 mins.)
 
10.
Religulous (2008 Documentary)
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Bill Maher's take on the current state of world religion. (101 mins.)
Director: Larry Charles
 
11.
March of the Penguins (2005 Documentary)
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In the Antarctic, every March since the beginning of time, the quest begins to find the perfect mate and start a family. (80 mins.)
Director: Luc Jacquet
 
12.
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
 
13.
Roger & Me (1989 Documentary)
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Director Michael Moore pursues GM CEO Roger Smith to confront him about the harm he did to Flint, Michigan with his massive downsizing. (91 mins.)
Director: Michael Moore
 
14.
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. (87 mins.)
 
15.
Jackass 2.5 (2007 Documentary)
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The crew have now set off to finish what as left over from Jackass 2.0, and in this version they have Wee Man use a 'pee' gun on themselves... (64 mins.)
Director: Jeff Tremaine
 
16.
Jackass 3.5 (2011 Documentary)
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Because too much is never enough! The complete cast and crew of Jackass 3D return with an all-new UNRATED movie... (84 mins.)
Director: Jeff Tremaine
 
17.
Conan O'Brien Can't Stop (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary on Conan O'Brien's comedy tour of the U.S. and Canada after leaving his post at "The Tonight Show" and severing his relationship with NBC. (89 mins.)
Director: Rodman Flender
 
18.
Best Worst Movie (2009 Documentary)
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A look at the making of the film Troll 2 and its journey from being crowned the "worst film of all time" to a cherished cult classic. (93 mins.)
 
19.
Dave Chappelle: Killin' Them Softly (2000 Documentary)
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Dave Chappelle returns to D.C. and riffs on politics, police, race relations, drugs, Sesame Street and more. (57 mins.)
Director: Stan Lathan
 
20.
Louis C.K.: Chewed Up (2008 Documentary)
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Louis C.K.'s second one-hour special filmed at the Berklee Performance Center in Boston, MA. (61 mins.)
Stars: Louis C.K.
 
21.
Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010 Documentary)
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In this unique and dynamic live concert experience, Louis C.K.'s exploration of life after 40 destroys politically correct images of modern life with thoughts we have all had...but would rarely admit to. (82 mins.)
Director: Louis C.K.
 
22.
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Will Ferrell (2002 Documentary)
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The best skits from Will Ferrell's days on Saturday Night Live 1995-2002 (72 mins.)
 
23.
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.)
 
24.
Zeitgeist (2007 Documentary)
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Mythology and belief in society today, presenting uncommon perspectives of common cultural issues. (118 mins.)
Director: Peter Joseph
 
25.
Bill Hicks: Sane Man (1989 Documentary)
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Classic stand-up performance recorded in Austin Texas in 1989. (84 mins.)
Stars: Bill Hicks
 
26.
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010 Documentary)
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Explore the origins of "dream demon" Freddy Krueger in this award-winning documentary that takes you behind the scenes of the most frightening and imaginative horror franchise in motion picture history! (240 mins.)
 
27.
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. (103 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
28.
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.)
 
29.
Beyond the Mat (1999 Documentary)
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A heartfelt documentary focusing on the lives of professional wrestlers and how their sport is not fake. (102 mins.)
 
30.
Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain (2011 Documentary)
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Experience the show that quickly became a national phenomenon. Get an up-close and personal look at Kevin Hart back in Philly where he began his journey to become one of the funniest comedians of all time. You will laugh 'til it hurts! (89 mins.)
 
31.
Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987 Documentary)
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Eddie Murphy in a stand-up performance recorded live. For an hour and a half he talks about his favourite subjects: sex and women. (93 mins.)
Director: Robert Townsend
 
32.
Eddie Murphy: Delirious (1983 Documentary)
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Eddie Murphy's raunchy, raucous stand-up comedy routine is captured for posterity on this tape. Not for folks who dislike foul language. (69 mins.)
Director: Bruce Gowers
 
33.
Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles (2011 Documentary)
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An urban mystery unfurls as one man pieces together the surreal meaning of hundreds of cryptic tiled messages that have been appearing in city streets across the U.S. and South America. (86 mins.)
Director: Jon Foy
 
34.
The Original Kings of Comedy (2000 Documentary)
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A concert film featuring four major African American stand up comedians. (115 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
 
35.
Room 237 (2012 Documentary)
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An exploration of various interpretations of Stanley Kubrick's horror film, The Shining. (102 mins.)
Director: Rodney Ascher
 
36.
Nightmares in Red, White and Blue: The Evolution of the American Horror Film (2009 Documentary)
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An exploration of the appeal of horror films, with interviews of many legendary directors in the genre. (96 mins.)
Director: Andrew Monument
 
37.
Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip (1982 Documentary)
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Richard Pryor performs his stand-up comedy act on the Sunset Strip. (82 mins.)
Director: Joe Layton
 
38.
My Amityville Horror (2012 Documentary)
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For the first time in 35 years, Daniel Lutz recounts his version of the infamous Amityville haunting that terrified his family in 1975... (88 mins.)
Director: Eric Walter
 
39.
Kevin Hart: I'm a Grown Little Man (2009 Documentary)
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With his wisecracking one-of-a-kind style of comedy, Kevin Hart pokes fun at everyone - even his audience. (73 mins.)
Director: Shannon Hartman
Stars: Kevin Hart
 
40.
Louis C.K.: Shameless (2007 Documentary)
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Comedy and television star Louis C.K. returns to HBO for an hour of no-holds-barred, adults-only stand-up comedy... (57 mins.)
Stars: Louis C.K.
 
41.
Are All Men Pedophiles? (2013 Documentary)
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What is the difference between us and pedophiles? (70 mins.)
 
42.
Superheroes (2011 Documentary)
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A journey inside the world of real life caped crusaders. From all over America, these self-proclaimed crime fighters, don masks, homemade costumes and elaborate utility belts in an attempt to bring justice to evildoers everywhere. (90 mins.)
Director: Michael Barnett
 
43.
Jesus Camp (2006 Documentary)
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A documentary on kids who attend a summer camp hoping to become the next Billy Graham. (84 mins.)
 
44.
Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation (2001 Documentary)
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A compilation of clips from 17 classic slasher films. (56 mins.)
 
45.
Video Games: The Movie (2014 Documentary)
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Video Games: The Movie, a feature length documentary, aims to educate & entertain audiences about how video games are made... (101 mins.)
Director: Jeremy Snead
 
46.
Blackfish (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary following the controversial captivity of killer whales, and its dangers for both humans and whales. (83 mins.)
 
47.
Life Itself (2014 Documentary)
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The life and career of the renowned film critic and social commentator, Roger Ebert. (120 mins.)
Director: Steve James
 
48.
Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010 Documentary)
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Werner Herzog gains exclusive access to film inside the Chauvet caves of Southern France and captures the oldest known pictorial creations of humanity. (90 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
49.
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. (114 mins.)
Director: Laura Poitras
 
50.
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... (56 mins.)
 
51.
The Death of "Superman Lives": What Happened? (2015 Documentary)
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A documentary about the proposed 1998 Superman Lives feature film that would have starred Nicolas Cage. (104 mins.)
Director: Jon Schnepp
 
52.
The Nightmare (2015 Documentary)
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A look at a frightening condition that plagues thousands; sleep paralysis. (91 mins.)
Director: Rodney Ascher