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1. Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)

R | 87 min | Documentary, Comedy, Crime

8.0
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85 Metascore

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 »

Director: Banksy | Stars: Banksy, Mr. Brainwash, Space Invader, Debora Guetta

Votes: 55,638 | Gross: $3.29M

2. Soy Cuba (1964)

108 min | Drama, Music, War

8.0
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Four vignettes about the lives of the Cuban people set during the pre-revolutionary era.

Director: Mikhail Kalatozov | Stars: Sergio Corrieri, Salvador Wood, José Gallardo, Raúl García

Votes: 6,577 | Gross: $0.16M

3. Pornography: A Secret History of Civilisation (1999– )

360 min | Documentary, History

7.3
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A serious, non-titillating history of pornography, from the earliest days of erotic art right up to the present day's multimedia.

Stars: Marilyn Milgrom, Linda Williams, Mike Adams, Bernard Arcard

Votes: 141

4. One Night in Turin (2010)

90 min | Documentary, Sport

6.8
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Before the Premier League and multi-million pound salaries, in England 'football' was a dirty word. The game was in disgrace, the fans, hooligans, the nation, it seemed, were all played out... See full summary »

Director: James Erskine | Stars: Gary Oldman, Rebecca Marie Burnett, Paul Gascoigne, Douglas Hurd

Votes: 867

5. Che: Part One (2008)

Not Rated | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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In 1956, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara and a band of Castro-led Cuban exiles mobilize an army to topple the regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Julia Ormond, Benicio Del Toro, Oscar Isaac, Pablo Guevara

Votes: 40,389 | Gross: $1.73M

6. La rabbia di Pasolini (2008)

83 min | Documentary

7.5
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An attempt to reconstruct the complete version of Pier Paolo Pasolini's segment of La rabbia (1963).

Directors: Pier Paolo Pasolini, Giuseppe Bertolucci | Stars: Giorgio Bassani, Renato Guttuso, Giuseppe Bertolucci, Vittorio Magrelli

Votes: 100

7. Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme (2000)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Music

7.7
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63 Metascore

A documentary about freestyling--the improvised, on-the-spot rhymes that demonstrate the skills of hip-hop MCs.

Director: Kevin Fitzgerald | Stars: Chali 2na, Muhammad Ali, Planet Asia, Bahamadia

Votes: 483 | Gross: $0.01M

8. Scratch (2001)

R | 92 min | Documentary, Music

7.9
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77 Metascore

A feature-length documentary film about hip-hop DJing, otherwise known as turntablism. From the South Bronx in the 1970s to San Francisco now, the world's best scratchers, beat-diggers, ... See full summary »

Director: Doug Pray | Stars: Chali 2na, Marc 7, Afra, Carlos Aguilar

Votes: 2,510

9. Style Wars (1983 TV Movie)

69 min | Documentary, Music

8.3
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A documentary that exposes the rich growing subculture of hip-hop that was developing in New York City in the late '70s and early '80s, specifically focusing on graffiti art and breakdancing.

Director: Tony Silver | Stars: Demon, Kase 2, Eric Haze, Spank

Votes: 2,238

10. Dave Chappelle's Block Party (2005)

R | 103 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

7.2
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84 Metascore

A mix of Dave Chappelle's sketch comedy and musical interludes, inspired in part by the 1973 documentary Wattstax.

Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Dave Chappelle, Yasiin Bey, Lauryn Hill, Erykah Badu

Votes: 8,141 | Gross: $11.69M

11. The September Issue (2009)

PG-13 | 90 min | Documentary

7.0
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69 Metascore

A documentary chronicling Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour's preparations for the 2007 fall-fashion issue.

Director: R.J. Cutler | Stars: Anna Wintour, Thakoon Panichgul, André Leon Talley, Grace Coddington

Votes: 6,625 | Gross: $3.82M

12. The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (2011)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, History

7.5
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73 Metascore

Footage shot by a group of Swedish journalists documenting the Black Power Movement in the United States is edited together by a contemporary Swedish filmmaker.

Director: Göran Olsson | Stars: Angela Davis, Stokely Carmichael, Bobby Seale, Abiodun Oyewole

Votes: 1,563 | Gross: $0.26M

13. Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest (2011)

R | 97 min | Documentary, Music

7.7
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76 Metascore

Michael Rapaport documents the inner workings and behind the scenes drama that follows this innovative and influential band to this day.

Director: Michael Rapaport | Stars: Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Jarobi White

Votes: 3,028 | Gross: $1.20M

14. Koyaanisqatsi (1982)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Music

8.3
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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.

Director: Godfrey Reggio | Stars: Lou Dobbs, Ted Koppel

Votes: 29,278 | Gross: $1.72M

15. Big Fun in the Big Town (1986 TV Movie)

40 min | Documentary, Music

7.6
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Director: Bram van Splunteren | Stars: Bill Adler, Dennis Bell, Biz Markie, Vito Bruno

Votes: 34

16. La educación prohibida (2012)

121 min | Documentary

7.6
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The forbidden education (Spanish title La Educación Prohibida) is an independent film released in 2012. It describes a variety of alternative education practices and unconventional schools ... See full summary »

Director: German Doin | Stars: Santiago Magariños, Amira Adre, Nicolás Valenzuela, Gastón Pauls

Votes: 351

17. Italy: Love It, or Leave It (2011)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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After their award winning documentary, 'Suddenly, Last Winter', Luca and Gustav are back. This time they have to decide: should they stay in Italy, or leave it, like so many of their ... See full summary »

Directors: Gustav Hofer, Luca Ragazzi | Star: Frank Dabell

Votes: 328

18. Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present (2012)

Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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74 Metascore

A documentary that follows the Serbian performance artist as she prepares for a retrospective of her work at The Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Directors: Matthew Akers, Jeff Dupre | Stars: Marina Abramovic, Ulay, Klaus Biesenbach, David Balliano

Votes: 4,813 | Gross: $0.09M

19. Panorama (1953– )
Episode: Sex Crimes and the Vatican (2006)

39 min | Documentary, News

8.5
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Panorama investigates a secret Vatican document known as the "Crimen Sollicitationis", which established a guideline for handling allegations of child abuse, homosexuality and bestiality ... See full summary »

Stars: Pope Benedict XVI, Anne Burke, Brendan Comiskey, Elza Da Silva

Votes: 31

20. Rising Son: The Legend of Skateboarder Christian Hosoi (2006)

Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary, Sport

7.6
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The rise, fall, and rebirth of Christian Hosoi, the young man who helped skateboarding re-emerge as a major cultural influence in the 1980s. The inventive skater and businessman was ... See full summary »

Director: Cesario Montaño | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Jay Adams, Salman Agah, Micke Alba

Votes: 478

21. Waste Land (2010)

Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary

7.9
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78 Metascore

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.

Directors: Lucy Walker, Karen Harley, João Jardim | Star: Vik Muniz

Votes: 7,702 | Gross: $0.19M

22. Trashed (2012)

Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary

7.6
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71 Metascore

Jeremy Irons sets out to discover the extent and effects of the global waste problem, as he travels around the world to beautiful destinations tainted by pollution. This is a meticulous, ... See full summary »

Director: Candida Brady | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Evangelos Kalafatis, Clive Oxenden, Lynn Parker

Votes: 465

23. Modulations (1998)

75 min | Documentary, Music

7.2
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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.

Director: Iara Lee | Stars: Arthur Baker, Afrika Bambaataa, Carl Cox, David Kristian

Votes: 327 | Gross: $0.14M

24. Earthlings (2005)

95 min | Documentary, Horror

8.7
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Using hidden cameras and never-before-seen footage, Earthlings chronicles the day-to-day practices of the largest industries in the world, all of which rely entirely on animals for profit.

Director: Shaun Monson | Star: Joaquin Phoenix

Votes: 14,626

25. Samsara (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Music

8.5
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65 Metascore

Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.

Director: Ron Fricke | Stars: Balinese Tari Legong Dancers, Ni Made Megahadi Pratiwi, Puti Sri Candra Dewi, Putu Dinda Pratika

Votes: 26,528 | Gross: $2.60M

26. Baraka (1992)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary

8.6
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A collection of expertly photographed scenes of human life and religion.

Director: Ron Fricke

Votes: 30,690 | Gross: $1.25M

27. 80 Blocks from Tiffany's (1979)

67 min | Documentary

7.8
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Depicts the daily life of gangs within the context of the South Bronx. Deals primarily with two African American and Puerto Rican gangs known as the "Savage Skulls" and the "Savage Nomads".

Director: Gary Weis | Star: Louis Gigante

Votes: 270

28. Planet Rock: The Story of Hip-Hop and the Crack Generation (2011 TV Movie)

84 min | Documentary, Music

7.8
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A look at the rise of crack cocaine in urban America in the 1980s and it's influence on popular culture, especially in hip-hop music.

Directors: Richard Lowe, Martin Torgoff | Stars: Michelle Alexander, B-Real, Mary Barr, Todd Boyd

Votes: 172

29. Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (2012)

R | 106 min | Documentary, Music

7.2
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66 Metascore

A documentary on rap music and its rise to global prominence.

Directors: Ice-T, Andy Baybutt | Stars: Ice-T, Dr. Dre, Chuck D, Snoop Dogg

Votes: 3,123 | Gross: $0.29M

30. Hip Hop Legends (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 62 min | History, Music

7.0
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In the tradition of "Scratch", HIP HOP LEGENDS tells the story of the genesis of hip hop through specific, in-depth exclusive interviews with legends such as DMC, DJ Skribble, and Affrika Bambaataa and the Zulu Nation.

Directors: Mike Corbera, Rick Underhill | Stars: Melle Mel, Scorpio, Rahiem, Afrika Bambaataa

Votes: 26

31. Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes (2006)

PG-13 | 61 min | Documentary, Music

7.5
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Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes provides a riveting examination of manhood, sexism, and homophobia in hip-hop culture.

Director: Byron Hurt | Stars: Carmen Ashurst-Watson, Yasiin Bey, Chuck D, William Jelani Cobb

Votes: 255

32. Good Hair (2009)

PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.9
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72 Metascore

Chris Rock explores the wonders of African-American hairstyles.

Director: Jeff Stilson | Stars: Chris Rock, Maya Angelou, Al Sharpton, Tanya Crumel

Votes: 4,969 | Gross: $4.16M

33. Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

PG-13 | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.2
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79 Metascore

Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock n roller, Rodriguez.

Director: Malik Bendjelloul | Stars: Rodriguez, Stephen 'Sugar' Segerman, Dennis Coffey, Mike Theodore

Votes: 54,111 | Gross: $3.97M

34. Michael Jackson: The Legend Continues (1989 Video)

Unrated | 53 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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'The Legend Continues' is a 1988 Documentary made by Motown. The Documentary has some of his biggest hits like 'Thriller' and 'We Are The World'

Director: Patrick T. Kelly | Stars: Michael Jackson, Dick Clark, Sammy Davis Jr., Suzanne De Passe

Votes: 272

35. Between the Folds (2008)

G | 56 min | Documentary

7.6
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Depicts a cast of fine artists and eccentric scientists (from MIT and NASA) who have devoted their lives to the unlikely medium of modern origami. Through their determination to reinterpret... See full summary »

Director: Vanessa Gould | Stars: Erik D. Demaine, Martin L. Demaine, Vincent Floderer, Miri Golan

Votes: 739

36. Sign Painters (2014)

Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary

7.4
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At a time when most American cityscapes are dominated by computer created signage, Sign Painters takes a close look at the past, present, and hopeful future of the hand paint sign industry in the USA.

Directors: Faythe Levine, Sam Macon

Votes: 87

37. Bruce Lee: A Warrior's Journey (2000 Video)

100 min | Documentary, Action, Biography

8.2
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Legendary martial artist Bruce Lee is the subject of this thoughtful documentary by Lee aficionado John Little. Using interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and action sequences from Lee's ... See full summary »

Directors: John Little, Bruce Lee | Stars: Bruce Lee, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Peter Archer, Sun-Man Bae

Votes: 2,316

38. A Delicate Balance: The Truth (2008)

84 min | Documentary

7.9
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This Documentary will leave each person fully informed as to some of the causes these illnesses and offers ways of improving human health. This documentary predominantly explores the ... See full summary »

Director: Aaron Scheibner | Stars: Caldwell Esselstyn Jr., Howard Lyman, Neal Barnard, Noam Mohr

Votes: 40

39. Nas: Time Is Illmatic (2014)

TV-14 | 74 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.1
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72 Metascore

Time Is Illmatic is a feature length documentary film that delves deep into the making of Nas' 1994 debut album, Illmatic, and the social conditions that influenced its creation. Twenty ... See full summary »

Director: One9 | Stars: Nas, Cornel West, Pharrell Williams, Swizz Beatz

Votes: 2,388 | Gross: $0.11M

40. Discovering Electronic Music: Revised (1983)

22 min | Documentary, Short, Music

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Director: Bernard Wilets | Star: Jean-Claude Risset

41. Prêt-à-jeter (2010)

75 min | Documentary

8.1
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This is the story of companies who engineered their products to fail.

Director: Cosima Dannoritzer | Stars: Molly Malcolm, Marcos López Merayo, Lynn Owens, Richard Jones

Votes: 1,770

42. Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown (2014)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Music

7.4
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A look at the music career of musician James Brown beginning with his first hit song, "Please, Please, Please," in 1956.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: James Brown, Christian McBride, Bobby Byrd, Greg Tate

Votes: 750

43. The Coca-Cola Case (2009)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary

6.5
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Two lawyers and labor rights' activists, Daniel Kovalik of the United Steel Workers of America and Terry Collingsworth of the International Rights Advocates, and their partner Ray Rogers of... See full summary »

Directors: Carmen Garcia, German Gutierrez

Votes: 213

44. The Corporation (2003)

Unrated | 145 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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73 Metascore

Documentary that looks at the concept of the corporation throughout recent history up to its present-day dominance.

Directors: Mark Achbar, Jennifer Abbott | Stars: Mikela Jay, Rob Beckwermert, Christopher Gora, Nina Jones

Votes: 18,975 | Gross: $1.88M

45. The Finland Phenomenon (2011)

62 min | Documentary

7.4
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Finland's education system has consistently ranked among the best in the world for more than a decade. The puzzle is, why Finland? Documentary filmmaker, Bob Compton, along with Harvard ... See full summary »

Director: Sean Faust

Votes: 122

46. Consuming Kids: The Commercialization of Childhood (2008)

66 min | Documentary

8.0
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Consuming Kids throws desperately needed light on the practices of a relentless multi-billion dollar marketing machine that now sells kids and their parents everything from junk food and ... See full summary »

Directors: Adriana Barbaro, Jeremy Earp | Stars: Daniel Acuff, Enola Aird, Michael Brody, George W. Bush

Votes: 511

47. The Mystery of Picasso (1956)

PG | 78 min | Documentary

7.8
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A filmed record of Pablo Picasso painting numerous canvases for the camera, allowing us to see his creative process at work.

Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot | Stars: Pablo Picasso, Henri-Georges Clouzot, Claude Renoir

Votes: 1,567 | Gross: $0.27M

48. Blue Gold: World Water Wars (2008)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

7.8
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Wars of the future will be fought over water as they are over oil today, as the source of human survival enters the global marketplace and political arena. Corporate giants, private ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Bozzo | Stars: Jim Olson, Tony Clarke, Maude Barlow, Octavio Rosas Lando

Votes: 1,060

49. Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992)

Not Rated | 167 min | Documentary, Biography, War

8.2
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A film about the noted American linguist/political dissident and his warning about corporate media's role in modern propaganda.

Directors: Mark Achbar, Peter Wintonick | Stars: Noam Chomsky, Mark Achbar, Karin Aguilar-San Juan, Paul Andrews

Votes: 3,834

50. Downloaded (2013)

Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary

6.9
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56 Metascore

A documentary that explores the downloading revolution; the kids that created it, the bands and the businesses that were affected by it, and its impact on the world at large.

Director: Alex Winter | Stars: Mike D, Henry Rollins, Noel Gallagher, Cindy Margolis

Votes: 2,501 | Gross: $0.01M

51. Marley (2012)

PG-13 | 144 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.0
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82 Metascore

A documentary on the life, music, and legacy of Bob Marley.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Bob Marley, Ziggy Marley, Rita Marley, Jimmy Cliff

Votes: 11,850 | Gross: $1.41M

52. Manufactured Landscapes (2006)

Unrated | 86 min | Documentary

7.3
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79 Metascore

Photographer Edward Burtynsky travels the world observing changes in landscapes due to industrial work and manufacturing.

Director: Jennifer Baichwal | Star: Edward Burtynsky

Votes: 2,506 | Gross: $0.24M

53. Sound City (2013)

Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, Music

7.8
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76 Metascore

A documentary on the fabled recording studio that was located in Van Nuys, California.

Director: Dave Grohl | Stars: Trent Reznor, Tom Petty, Mick Fleetwood, Vinny Appice

Votes: 10,790 | Gross: $0.42M

54. Design Is One: The Vignellis (2012)

86 min | Documentary, Biography

6.9
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63 Metascore

Italian-born Massimo and Lella Vignelli are among the world's most influential designers. Throughout their long career, their motto has been, 'If you can't find it, design it' The work ... See full summary »

Directors: Kathy Brew, Roberto Guerra | Stars: Paola Antonelli, Barry Bergdoll, Michael Bierut, Peter Eisenman

Votes: 114 | Gross: $0.02M

55. Helvetica (2007)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

7.2
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A documentary about typography, graphic design, and global visual culture.

Director: Gary Hustwit | Stars: Manfred Schulz, Massimo Vignelli, Rick Poynor, Wim Crouwel

Votes: 6,650 | Gross: $0.20M

56. Milton Glaser: To Inform and Delight (2008)

Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary, Biography

7.0
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Profiles Milton Glaser (1929- ), America's foremost graphic designer: designer of the iconic "I [heart] N.Y." logo, teacher, and humanitarian. Interviews with Glaser are arranged to take ... See full summary »

Director: Wendy Keys

Votes: 166

57. Typeface (2009)

Not Rated | 59 min | Documentary

6.5
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Charting the intersection between rural America and contemporary graphic design.

Director: Justine Nagan

Votes: 204

58. Linotype: The Film (2012)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary, History, News

7.6
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Linotype: The Film is a feature-length documentary centered around the Linotype typecasting machine. Called the 'Eighth Wonder of the World' by Thomas Edison, it revolutionized printing and... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Wilson | Star: Elln Hagney

Votes: 175

59. Art & Copy (2009)

TV-PG | 89 min | Documentary

6.8
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62 Metascore

ART & COPY is a powerful new film about advertising and inspiration. Directed by Doug Pray (SURFWISE, SCRATCH, HYPE!), it reveals the work and wisdom of some of the most influential ... See full summary »

Director: Doug Pray | Stars: Mary Wells, Dan Wieden, Hal Riney, Lee Clow

Votes: 1,611

60. The Visual Language of Herbert Matter (2010)

78 min | Documentary

7.5
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Feature length documentary film about graphic designer, photographer and visual artist Herbert Matter.

Director: Reto Caduff | Stars: Robert Frank, John Cohen, Massimo Vignelli, Alex Matter

Votes: 15

61. Inge Druckrey: Teaching to See (2012)

37 min | Documentary, Short

8.4
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Director: Andrei Severny | Stars: Ken Carbone, Inge Druckrey, Kris Holmes, Nancy Mayer

Votes: 22

62. This Is the Life (2008)

97 min | Documentary

7.1
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A feature-length documentary that chronicles "The Good Life" emcees, the alternative music movement they developed, and their worldwide influence on the art form.

Director: Ava DuVernay | Stars: 2Mex, Chali 2na, Busdriver, Cut Chemist

Votes: 112

63. Amy (III) (2015)

R | 128 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.8
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85 Metascore

Archival footage and personal testimonials present an intimate portrait of the life and career of British singer/songwriter Amy Winehouse.

Director: Asif Kapadia | Stars: Amy Winehouse, Mitch Winehouse, Mark Ronson, Russell Brand

Votes: 38,631 | Gross: $8.41M

64. Inside Deep Throat (2005)

NC-17 | 92 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.8
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64 Metascore

An examination of the infamous pornographic film Deep Throat (1972), covering aspects from the film's creation to its cultural impact.

Directors: Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato | Stars: Linda Lovelace, Harry Reems, Dennis Hopper, Gerard Damiano

Votes: 5,864 | Gross: $0.65M

65. Bauhaus: The Face of the 20th Century (1994 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

7.5
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Stars: Frank Whitford, Charles Jencks, Christopher Frayling, George Adams

Votes: 60

66. The Legend of Dolemite (1994)

75 min | Comedy, Documentary

6.1
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Blaxploitation legend Rudy Ray Moore tells all in a retrospective of his illustrious career as the original "Godfather of Rap".

Director: Foster V. Corder | Stars: Eddie Griffin, Ice-T, Mike D, Paul Mooney

Votes: 41

67. The Original Kings of Comedy (2000)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Documentary

6.7
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76 Metascore

A concert film featuring four major African American stand up comedians.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer, Bernie Mac

Votes: 4,861 | Gross: $38.18M

68. Soul Deep: The Story of Black Popular Music (2005– )

360 min | Documentary, Music

8.4
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Stars: Colin Salmon, James Brown, Solomon Burke, Jerry Butler

Votes: 85

69. NY77: The Coolest Year in Hell (2007 TV Movie)

87 min | Documentary, Music

7.9
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New York City, 1977 - It was a time when the city had fallen into decay, with too few jobs, money, police, schools, and social services. There was a city wide blackout with major looting, a... See full synopsis »

Director: Henry Corra | Stars: Sal Abbatiello, Afrika Bambaataa, Wayne Barrett, Jellybean Benítez

Votes: 227

70. Public Enemy: Welcome to the Terrordome (2007)

100 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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Director: Robert Patton-Spruill | Stars: Chuck D, Jonathan Davis, Flavor Flav, Talib Kweli

Votes: 29

71. The Swedish Theory of Love (2015)

90 min | Documentary

6.6
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Internationally Sweden is seen as a perfect society, a role model and a symbol of the highest achievements of human progress. The Swedish Theory of Love digs into the true nature of Swedish... See full summary »

Director: Erik Gandini | Stars: Erik Gandini, Lars Trägårdh, Marie Helena Fjällås, Marta Corradi

Votes: 879

72. Rubble Kings (2010)

Not Rated | 71 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.1
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62 Metascore

Through archival footage Nicholson tells the story of the real Warriors that walked the streets of New York City in the 1970s and the harsh reality of gang life in a city that seemed to be falling apart.

Director: Shan Nicholson

Votes: 932

73. Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives (2015)

99 min | Documentary

8.1
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Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives explores the social impact of what the Source Magazine in 1998 voted, "The Best Hip Hop Radio Show Of All-Time." The documentary film is the ... See full summary »

Director: Bobbito Garcia | Stars: Common, Rosario Dawson, DJ Premier, DMX

Votes: 573

74. 13th (2016)

TV-MA | 100 min | Documentary, Crime, History

8.2
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90 Metascore

An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.

Director: Ava DuVernay | Stars: Melina Abdullah, Michelle Alexander, Cory Booker, Dolores Canales

Votes: 15,105

75. Atari: Game Over (2014)

TV-14 | 66 min | Documentary

6.7
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A crew digs up all of the old Atari 2600 game cartridges of "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" that were tossed into a landfill in the 1980s.

Director: Zak Penn | Stars: Zak Penn, Joe Lewandowski, Robert Rentschler, Paul Sanchez

Votes: 4,849

76. Hip-Hop Evolution (2016)

90 min | Documentary, Music

8.5
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Interviews with influential MCs, DJs and moguls trace the genre's dynamic evolution from the 1970s through the 1990s in this documentary series.

Directors: Darby Wheeler, Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen | Stars: Sal Abbatiello, Paul Ackerley, Bill Adler, Charlie Ahearn

Votes: 1,771

77. Fresh Dressed (2015)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, History, Music

6.5
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69 Metascore

Fresh Dressed chronicles the history of Hip-Hop <> Urban fashion and its rise from southern cotton plantations to the gangs of 1970s in the South Bronx, to corporate America, and everywhere... See full summary »

Director: Sacha Jenkins | Stars: Damon Dash, Daymond John, Karl Kani, Nas

Votes: 684

78. Sample This (2012)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary

6.5
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64 Metascore

A documentary that reveals how a forgotten record by the Incredible Bongo Band helped cement the foundation of hip hop when DJ Herc extended its percussion by playing them back to back, creating an anthem on the streets of the Bronx.

Director: Dan Forrer | Stars: Gene Simmons, Ahmir-Khalib Thompson, Roosevelt Grier, Grandmaster Caz

Votes: 243

79. Dawg Fight (2015)

109 min | Documentary

6.3
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West Perrine, Florida is a suburban ghetto in Southwest Miami-Dade County. Over 73% of its residents are African-American and more than a third of them are unemployed. Violent crimes occur ... See full summary »

Director: Billy Corben | Stars: Alex Caceres, Dhafir Harris, Cedric James

Votes: 1,507

80. Iverson (2014)

106 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

7.0
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Iverson is the ultimate legacy of NBA legend Allen Iverson, who rose from a childhood of crushing poverty in Hampton, Virginia, to become an 11-time NBA All-Star and universally recognized ... See full summary »

Director: Zatella Beatty | Stars: Allen Iverson, Tom Brokaw, Larry Brown, Dwyane Wade

Votes: 2,166

81. Sneakerheadz (2015)

Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary

6.4
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50 Metascore

An in-depth look into the exploding subculture of sneaker collecting and the widespread influence it has had on popular culture around the world.

Directors: David T. Friendly, Mick Partridge

Votes: 508 | Gross: $0.00M

82. Los Tiempos de Pablo Escobar (2012 TV Movie)

46 min | Documentary

6.8
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A complete journalistic document that brings never before seen shocking images and testimonials from people who show how the barbaric acts of Pablo Escobar managed to subdue a nation, and how his legacy continues to affect the world today.

Director: Alessandro Angulo

Votes: 227

83. Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World (2016)

PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary

7.1
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76 Metascore

Werner Herzog's exploration of the Internet and the connected world.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Elon Musk, Lawrence Krauss, Lucianne Walkowicz, Kevin Mitnick

Votes: 8,816 | Gross: $0.59M

84. Objectified (2009)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary

7.1
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A feature-length documentary about our complex relationship with manufactured objects and, by extension, the people who design them.

Director: Gary Hustwit | Stars: Paola Antonelli, Chris Bangle, Andrew Blauvelt, Erwan Bouroullec

Votes: 3,091 | Gross: $0.01M

85. The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution (2015)

Not Rated | 115 min | Documentary

7.3
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79 Metascore

This documentary tells the rise and fall of the Black Panther Party, one of the 20th century's most alluring and controversial organizations that captivated the world's attention for nearly 50 years.

Director: Stanley Nelson | Stars: Angela Arnold, Erica Ball, Rhon G. Flatts, Eric Lockley

Votes: 1,105 | Gross: $0.48M

86. Soundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music (2016)

Documentary, History, Music

6.8
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Soundbreaking explores the history of recorded music. Featuring more than 150 original interviews, the series charts a century's worth of innovation and experimentation, and offers a behind-the-scenes look at the birth of brand new sounds.

Stars: Dermot Mulroney, Todd Boyd, Ahmir-Khalib Thompson, Don Was

Votes: 1,032