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1. Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)
R | 87 min | Documentary, Comedy, Crime
The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. The film contains... See full summary »
Votes: 55,632 | Gross: $3.29M
3. The Art of the Steal (2009)
Unrated | 101 min | Documentary
Documentary that follows the struggle for control of Dr. Albert C. Barnes' 25 billion dollar collection of modern and post-impressionist art.
Votes: 1,996 | Gross: $0.54M
4. Best Worst Movie (2009)
Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
A look at the making of the film Troll 2 (1990) and its journey from being crowned the "worst film of all time" to a cherished cult classic.
Votes: 6,670 | Gross: $0.10M
6. Murderball (2005)
R | 88 min | Documentary, Sport
Quadriplegics, who play full-contact rugby in wheelchairs, overcome unimaginable obstacles to compete in the Paralympic Games in Athens, Greece.
Votes: 9,316 | Gross: $1.52M
PG-13 | 107 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Votes: 20,461 | Gross: $4.19M
11. The Agony and the Ecstasy of Phil Spector (2009)
Unrated | 102 min | Documentary
Phil Spector is a pioneer of American music, a legendary producer to John Lennon and Tina Turner, and, as of April 13th 2009, a convicted murderer. Yet the Spector who appears in Vikram ... See full summary »
12. Penthouse Satin & Lace (1992 Video)
54 min | Adult
An erotic history of lingerie. Seventeen sensual women take you on a journey into sheer eroticism! Lie back, slip into something comfortable and get ready to savor a sexy array of lingerie ... See full summary »
14. 9 to 5: Days in Porn (2008)
Not Rated | 113 min | Documentary
9to5 - Days in Porn focuses on the people behind a controversial and multi-billion dollar industry "The Adult Entertainment industry". It depicts their stories, each one different, ... See full summary »
15. Wild Man Blues (1997)
PG | 105 min | Documentary, Music, Romance
Academy Award-winner Barbara Kopple directs this documentary portrait of Academy Award and Golden Globe-winner Woody Allen, seen traveling with friends and fellow musicians during their New... See full summary »
Votes: 1,976 | Gross: $0.43M
16. The Real Cancun (2003)
R | 96 min | Documentary
Sixteen American college students drink, flirt, fight and canoodle during their Spring Break vacation in Cancun, Mexico.
Votes: 3,655 | Gross: $3.71M
The Dark Side of Porn (2005– )
60 min | Documentary
This documentary follows the concept of the groundbreaking 1974 movie Emmanuelle, through to its release, its cultural impact, and the large amount of sequels and impersonations.
21. The Atomic Cafe (1982)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, History
Disturbing collection of 1940s and 1950s United States government issued propaganda films designed to reassure Americans that the atomic bomb was not a threat to their safety.
22. Trekkies (1997)
PG | 86 min | Documentary
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.
Votes: 4,548 | Gross: $0.32M
24. Restrepo (2010)
R | 93 min | Documentary, War
A year with one platoon in the deadliest valley in Afghanistan.
Directors: Tim Hetherington, Sebastian Junger | Stars: The Men of Battle Company 2nd of the 503rd Infantry Regiment 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Juan 'Doc Restrepo, Dan Kearney, LaMonta Caldwell
Votes: 18,599 | Gross: $1.33M
26. Waste Land (2010)
Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary
On the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro is Jardim Gramacho, the world's largest landfill, where men and women sift through garbage for a living. Artist Vik Muniz produces portraits of the workers and learns about their lives.
Votes: 7,703 | Gross: $0.19M
29. Sun Come Up (2011)
38 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure
Sun Come Up tells the story of some of the world's first environmental refugees, the Carteret Islanders. The film follows relocation leader Ursula Rakova and a group of young families as ... See full summary »
Director: Jennifer Redfearn
30. The Warriors of Qiugang (2010)
39 min | Documentary, Short
Villagers in a remote district of central China take on a chemical company that is poisoning their water and air. For five years they fight to transform their environment and as they do, they find themselves transformed as well.
31. Strangers No More (2010)
40 min | Documentary, Short
In the heart of Tel Aviv, there is an exceptional school where children from forty-eight different countries and diverse backgrounds come together to learn. Many of the students arrive at ... See full summary »
32. Burma VJ: Reporter i et lukket land (2008)
Unrated | 84 min | Documentary, History, News
Using smuggled footage, this documentary tells the story of the 2007 protests in Burma by thousands of monks.
Votes: 2,190 | Gross: $0.05M
33. The Cove (2009)
PG-13 | 92 min | Documentary, Crime
Using state-of-the-art equipment, a group of activists, led by renowned dolphin trainer Ric O'Barry, infiltrate a cove near Taijii, Japan to expose both a shocking instance of animal abuse and a serious threat to human health.
Votes: 43,028 | Gross: $0.86M
92 min | Documentary
"The Most Dangerous Man in America" is the story of what happens when a former Pentagon insider, armed only with his conscience, steadfast determination, and a file cabinet full of ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,035 | Gross: $0.45M
37. China's Unnatural Disaster: The Tears of Sichuan Province (2009 TV Short)
38 min | Documentary, Short
On May 12, 2008, a catastrophic earthquake hit Sichuan Province in rural China, killing nearly 70,000 people, including 10,000 children. In town after town, poorly constructed school ... See full summary »
39. The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant (2009 TV Short)
Not Rated | 40 min | Documentary, Short
To the residents of Moraine, Ohio, General Motors was more than just a car company, it was the lifeblood of a community. In the wake of GM's 2008 announcement that it was closing the plant,... See full summary »
40. Music by Prudence (2010)
33 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
Prudence Mabhena leads a group of young, disabled Africans who inspire others with their music, proving that disability does not mean inability.
42. The Betrayal - Nerakhoon (2008)
96 min | Documentary
The epic story of a family forced to emigrate from Laos after the chaos of the secret air war waged by the U.S. during the Vietnam War. Kuras has spent the last 23 years chronicling the ... See full summary »
43. Encounters at the End of the World (2007)
G | 99 min | Documentary
Film-maker Werner Herzog travels to the McMurdo Station in Antarctica, looking to capture the continent's beauty and investigate the characters living there.
Votes: 15,361 | Gross: $0.94M
44. The Garden (I) (2008)
Unrated | 80 min | Documentary
From the ashes of the L.A. riots arose a lush, 14-acre community garden, the largest of its kind in the United States. Now bulldozers threaten its future.
Votes: 650 | Gross: $0.03M
45. Man on Wire (2008)
PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary, Biography
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".
Votes: 45,557 | Gross: $2.96M
46. Trouble the Water (2008)
Unrated | 93 min | Documentary
A redemptive tale of an aspiring rap artist surviving failed levees and her own troubled past and seizing a chance for a new beginning.
Votes: 1,784 | Gross: $0.52M
48. The Final Inch (2009)
38 min | Documentary, Short
Fifty years after the development of the polio vaccine in the United States, the potentially crippling polio virus still finds refuge in some of the world's most vulnerable places, poised ... See full summary »
50. The Witness from the Balcony of Room 306 (2008)
32 min | Documentary, Short
On April 4,1968, the Revered Samuel "Billy" Kyles stood beside Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee and bore witness to his brutal assassination. Through Rev. Kyles' recollect
81 min | Documentary
A unique documentary about troops' experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan, based on writings by soldiers, Marines, and air men. Some writings were published in the New Yorker in summer 2006. A... See full summary »
53. Taxi to the Dark Side (2007)
R | 106 min | Documentary, Crime, War
Alex Gibney exposes the haunting details of the USA's torture and interrogation practices during the War in Afghanistan.
Votes: 12,408 | Gross: $0.27M
55. Freeheld (2007)
Not Rated | 39 min | Documentary, Short
Lieutenant Laurel Hester is dying. All she wants to do is leave her pension benefits to her life partner - Stacie, so Stacie can afford to keep their house. Laurel is told no; they are not ... See full summary »
56. La corona (2008)
40 min | Documentary, Short
The contestants are murderers, guerrillas, and thieves. The winner will be crowned Queen, but she won't be invited on a press tour as a role model for young girls. Instead, she will be escorted back to her cell.
57. Salim Baba (2007)
Not Rated | 15 min | Documentary, Short
Salim Muhammad is a 55-year-old man who lives in North Kolkata with his wife and five children. Since the age of ten he has made a living using a hand-cranked projector to screen discarded ... See full summary »
59. Deliver Us from Evil (2006)
Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Crime
Documentary about Father Oliver O'Grady, a Catholic priest who was relocated to various parishes around the United States during the 1970s in an attempt by the Catholic Church to cover up his rape of dozens of children.
Votes: 8,905 | Gross: $30.58M
P.O.V. (1988– )
My Country, My Country
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
The director follows a Sunni Arab doctor as he prepares to run for the early 2005 elections in Iraq.
Votes: 418 | Gross: $0.03M
63. The Blood of Yingzhou District (2006)
38 min | Documentary, Short
A year in the life of children in the Province of Anhui in China, who have lost their parents to AIDS. Traditional obligations to family and village collide with terror of the disease.
64. Recycled Life (2006)
38 min | Documentary, Short
The dramatic and touching story of thousands of adults, children, and generations of families who have been living and working in the largest and most toxic landfill in Central America, the... See full summary »
65. Rehearsing a Dream (2006)
40 min | Documentary, Short
Support for the arts in America may be dwindling, but talent in our high schools isn't. Every year a group of the country's most gifted 17-year-old performing and visual artists - singled ... See full summary »
66. Two Hands: The Leon Fleisher Story (2006)
17 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
In 1964, Leon Fleisher's career as a concert pianist was thriving. A seemingly minor accident - a cut on his right thumb - led to dystonia, the involuntary curling of his right hand's ring ... See full summary »
67. Darwin's Nightmare (2004)
107 min | Documentary
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.
Votes: 5,026 | Gross: $0.20M
69. Street Fight (2005)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary
This documentary follows the 2002 mayoral campaign in Newark, New Jersey in which a City Councilman, Cory Booker, attempted to unseat longtime mayor Sharpe James.
27 min | Documentary, Short
In 1994, a South African photojournalist received the Pulitzer Prize for his picture of a starving girl stalked by a vulture. Weeks later, he carried out a terrible, desperate act--an act that embodied the anguish of an entire nation.
Director: Dan Krauss
71. God Sleeps in Rwanda (2005)
28 min | Documentary, Short
A powerful documentary about five women whose lives have been irrevocably altered by the Rwandan genocide. With the country left nearly 70% female in the wake of the massacres, "God Sleeps ... See full summary »
39 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
A biography of Poet Norman Corwin, and the events surrounding his powerful radio broadcast commemorating VE Day on May 8, 1945.
R | 85 min | Documentary
Two documentary filmmakers chronicle their time in Sonagchi, Calcutta and the relationships they developed with children of prostitutes who work the city's notorious red light district.
Votes: 13,311 | Gross: $3.41M
75. Die Geschichte vom weinenden Kamel (2003)
PG | 93 min | Documentary, Drama, Family
When a Mongolian nomadic family's newest camel colt is rejected by its mother, a musician is needed for a ritual to change her mind.
Votes: 5,585 | Gross: $1.74M
76. Twist of Faith (2004)
TV-MA | 87 min | Documentary
A man confronts the trauma of past sexual abuse as a boy by a Catholic priest only to find his decision shatters his relationships with his family, community and faith.
Votes: 731 | Gross: $0.00M
82. Balseros (2002)
120 min | Documentary
The story of Cuban refugees who risked their lives in homemade rafts to reach the United States, and what life is like for those who succeed.
83. Capturing the Friedmans (2003)
Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, Biography
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.
Votes: 20,860 | Gross: $3.12M
84. My Architect (2003)
116 min | Documentary, Biography
Director Nathaniel Kahn searches to understand his father, noted architect Louis Kahn, who died bankrupt and alone in 1974.
Votes: 2,838 | Gross: $2.75M
85. The Weather Underground (2002)
Unrated | 92 min | Documentary, History, War
The remarkable story of The Weather Underground, radical activists of the 1970s, and of radical politics at its best and most disastrous.
Votes: 3,169 | Gross: $0.56M
93. The Collector of Bedford Street (2002)
36 min | Documentary, Short
The Collector of Bedford Street is an Academy Award® nominated short documentary that follows the filmmaker's 60 year old neighbor, Larry Selman, a community activist and fundraiser who has... See full summary »
97. Children Underground (2001)
Not Rated | 104 min | Documentary
A profile of homeless Romanian children who were born victims of the nation's reckless population growth policy during its communist era.
98. LaLee's Kin: The Legacy of Cotton (2001 TV Movie)
89 min | Documentary
This documentary follows a Mississippi Delta school district and a single Delta family as they struggle against the crippling effects of poverty in the wake of more than one hundred years of slavery.
99. Murder on a Sunday Morning (2001)
Not Rated | 111 min | Documentary, Crime
Oscar-winning documentary that documents a murder trial in which a 15-year-old African-American is wrongfully accused of a 2000 murder in Jacksonville, Florida.
100. Promises (2001)
106 min | Documentary
Several Jewish and Palestinian children are followed for three years and put in touch with each other, in this alternative look at the Jewish-Palestinian conflict. The three filmmakers ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,451 | Gross: $0.24M