some of the most interesting documenteries

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1.
Collapse (2009 Documentary)
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A documentary on Michael Ruppert, a police officer turned independent reporter who predicted the current financial crisis in his self-published newsletter, From the Wilderness. (82 mins.)
Director: Chris Smith
 
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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.)
 
3.
Inside Job (2010 Documentary)
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Takes a closer look at what brought about the financial meltdown. (105 mins.)
 
4.
End of the Road: How Money Became Worthless (2012 Documentary)
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Wall Street is being occupied. Europe is collapsing in on itself. Around the world, people are consumed by fear and anger... (55 mins.)
Director: Tim Delmastro
 
5.
I.O.U.S.A. (2008 Documentary)
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Few are aware that America may be on the brink of a financial meltdown. I.O.U.S.A. explores the country's shocking current fiscal condition and ways to avoid a national economic disaster. (85 mins.)
Director: Patrick Creadon
 
6.
Koch Brothers Exposed (2012 Documentary)
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An exposé on the billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch, who helped finance the conservative political advocacy group Americans for Prosperity. (56 mins.)
 
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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
 
8.
The Flaw (2011 Documentary)
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An examination of the causes of the economic crisis of 2008. (78 mins.)
Director: David Sington
 
9.
Ethos (2011 Documentary)
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Hosted by twice Oscar nominated actor Woody Harrelson, Ethos explores the mechanisms in our systems that work against democracy, the environment and our own personal liberty. (78 mins.)
Director: Pete McGrain
 
10.
Dark Legacy (2009 Video)
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Woman whose daughter is abducted by a ghost learns that the ghost has a past which mirrors her own. (14 mins.)
Director: David Lynn
 
11.
Loose Change 9/11: An American Coup (2009 Documentary)
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Film in the Loose Change series. (99 mins.)
Director: Dylan Avery
 
12.
Loose Change: Second Edition (2005 Documentary)
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An exploration of the viewpoint that the September 11, 2001 attacks were planned by the United States government. (82 mins.)
Director: Dylan Avery
 
13.
Loose Change: Final Cut (2007 Documentary)
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(80 mins.)
Director: Dylan Avery
 
14.
911: In Plane Site (2004 Documentary)
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What "In Plane Site" accomplishes that no other video expose' on September 11th has to date, is it exposes... (52 mins.)
Director: William Lewis
 
15.
Burzynski (2010 Documentary)
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Ph.D biochemist, Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski, won one of the largest legal battles against the Food & Drug Administration in U.S... (108 mins.)
Director: Eric Merola
 
16.
666 Revealed (2006 Documentary)
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This documentary examines Satanism, the occult, and serial killers including Albert Fish, Andrei Chikatilo, Fred and Rosemary West, Harold Shipman, and David Berkowitz. (61 mins.)
 
17.
Murder by Proxy: How America Went Postal (2010 Documentary)
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"Murder by Proxy" is a feature-length documentary that examines the growing phenomenon of spree killings in the United States.
Director: Emil Chiaberi
 
18.
They Killed Sister Dorothy (2008 Documentary)
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Documentary on the killing of 73-year-old Catholic nun and activist Sister Dorothy Stang in February 2005... (94 mins.)
Director: Daniel Junge
 
19.
GasLand (2010 Documentary)
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An exploration of the fracking petroleum extraction industry and the serious environmental consequences involved. (107 mins.)
Director: Josh Fox
 
20.
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.)
 
21.
The 9/11 Commission Report (2006)
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Independent writer-director Leigh Slawner helms this chilling dramatization of the findings laid out in the best-selling 9/11 Commission Report... (86 mins.)
Director: Leigh Scott
 
22.
Secrecy (2008 Documentary)
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Amidst the American hunger for instantaneous news and up-to-date "facts," this unflinching film uncovers the vast, invisible world of government secrecy. (85 mins.)
 
23.
Cocaine Cowboys (2006 Documentary)
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In the 1980s, ruthless Colombian cocaine barons invaded Miami with a brand of violence unseen in this country since Prohibition-era Chicago... (118 mins.)
Director: Billy Corben
 
24.
Square Grouper (2011 Documentary)
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A colorful portrait of Miami's pot smuggling scene of the 1970s, populated with redneck pirates, a ganja-smoking church, and the longest serving marijuana prisoner in American history. (100 mins.)
Director: Billy Corben
 
25.
American Meth (2008 Documentary)
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American Meth is more than a movie, it's a movement. Narrated by Val Kilmer this documentary explores the devastation this drug is unleashing on America, and it looks at how it dismatles an American family. (72 mins.)
Director: Justin Hunt
 
26.
Deliver Us from Evil (2006 Documentary)
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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. (101 mins.)
Director: Amy Berg
 
27.
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.)
 
28.
Countdown to Zero (2010 Documentary)
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A documentary about how the likelihood of nuclear weapons (or fissile materials) usage has increased due to the rise of terrorism and lack of safeguards and verification. (89 mins.)
Director: Lucy Walker
 
29.
Frontline (1983 TV Series)
Episode: Bush's War: Part I (2008)
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Frontline examines the war in Iraq and offers an inside look at a number controversies surrounding the war including September 11, al-Qaida, Guantanamo, Abu Ghraid, WMDs, and Fallujah. (60 mins.)
 
30.
Burma VJ: Reporter i et lukket land (2008 Documentary)
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Using smuggled footage, this documentary tells the story of the 2007 protests in Burma by thousands of monks. (84 mins.)
 
31.
I Want Your Money (2010 Documentary)
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The film contrasts two views of role that the federal government should play in our daily lives using the words and actions of Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama. (92 mins.)
Director: Ray Griggs
 
32.
Cool It (2010 Documentary)
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A documentary that takes an alternative approach to dealing with the global warming crisis. (87 mins.)
Director: Ondi Timoner
 
33.
Everything's Cool (2007 Documentary)
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For the past two decades researchers, activists, scientists, and progressive politicians have struggled... (89 mins.)
 
34.
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
 
35.
Casino Jack and the United States of Money (2010 Documentary)
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A probing investigation into the lies, greed and corruption surrounding D.C. super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff and his cronies. (118 mins.)
Director: Alex Gibney