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1. Guns, Germs, and Steel (2005– )

165 min | Documentary, History

7.6
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A PBS documentary concerning Jared Diamond's theory on why there is such disparity between those who have advanced technology and those who still live primitively. He argues it is due to ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Coyote, Jared Diamond

Votes: 947

2. Madventures (2002– )

35 min | Documentary

9.2
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Two backpackers travel through Asia and America.

Stars: Tuomas Milonoff, Riku Rantala, Ior Svedlin, King Kapisi

Votes: 2,174

3. Metal Evolution (2011–2014)

Documentary

8.5
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Metal Evolution is broken down into episodes about a different piece of metal history. The series includes interviews with and about Alice Cooper, Slash, Lemmy, Rob Zombie, members of ... See full summary »

Stars: Sam Dunn, Scott Ian, Bruce Dickinson, Deena Weinstein

Votes: 1,802

4. Long Way Down (2007– )

519 min | Documentary

8.4
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Two guys take a trip of several months on motorcycles. They travel from the North of Scotland, down through Europe, into Africa, finally winding up in Cape Town, South Africa.

Stars: Ewan McGregor, Charley Boorman, David Alexanian, Russ Malkin

Votes: 3,916

5. Life After People (2009– )

TV-PG | Documentary, Sci-Fi

7.6
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What would happen to planet earth if the human race were to suddenly disappear forever? Would ecosystems thrive? What remnants of our industrialized world would survive? What would crumble ... See full summary »

Stars: James Lurie, Steven S. Ross, Gordon Masterton, Tanya Wattenburg Komas

Votes: 991

6. The Human Face (2001– )

200 min | Documentary

7.9
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This 4 part BBC series examines the science behind facial beauty, expression, and fame in an entertaining fashion.

Stars: John Cleese, David Attenborough, Elizabeth Hurley, Pierce Brosnan

Votes: 511

7. TransGeneration (2005– )

272 min | Documentary

5.0
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A look at the lives of four college students undergoing gender transition.

Stars: Katherine A. Baker, Lucas Cheadle, Andrea Gabrielle Gibson, Staci Ignacio

Votes: 381

8. Sahara with Michael Palin (2002– )

50 min | Documentary

8.1
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In this four part BBC television series presented by British comedian and travel presenter Michael Palin, and broadcast in 2002. In it, Palin traveled around the Sahara Desert in Northern ... See full summary »

Star: Michael Palin

Votes: 609

9. Re: Brand (2002– )

25 min | Documentary

8.2
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Comedian Russell Brand meet various members of the public and performs various tasks in a bid to break cultural taboos.

Stars: Russell Brand, Mark Collet, Wendy Danvers

Votes: 175

10. The Century of the Self (2002– )

235 min | Documentary

9.0
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80 Metascore

A documentary about the rise of psychoanalysis as a powerful means of persuasion for both governments and corporations.

Stars: Adam Curtis, Ann Bernays, Robert Reich, Alfred Pritz

Votes: 3,662

11. Long Way Round (2004– )

TV-PG | 315 min | Documentary, Adventure

8.8
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This documentary series follows actors Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman on a motorcycle trip around the world. The two friends will travel through such places as Siberia, Kazakhstan, ... See full summary »

Stars: Ewan McGregor, Charley Boorman, David Alexanian, Russ Malkin

Votes: 9,755

12. Stephen Hawking's Universe (1997– )

360 min | Documentary

8.3
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6-part documentary series from arguably the greatest scientific mind in the world, the wheelchair-bound Stephen Hawking, which describes all current thinking on the Big Bang, origins of the... See full summary »

Stars: Stephen Hawking, Eugene Babaev, Jeff Rawle, Gregory Benford

Votes: 827

13. Inside the Human Body (2011– )

Documentary

8.6
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Inside The Human Body - takes us deep under our skin where we are dwarfed by even the smallest cell, where blood vessels becomevast cathedrals and the tiniest cluster of cilia becomes an expansive forest.

Stars: Christopher Cotten, Michael Mosley

Votes: 459

14. Jazz (2001)

114 min | Documentary, History, Music

8.6
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A survey of the musical form's history and major talents.

Stars: Keith David, Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet, Duke Ellington

Votes: 1,511

15. Stephen Fry in America (2008)

60 min | Documentary

8.0
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English actor-comedian Stephen Fry travels through the US regions by London cab.

Stars: Stephen Fry, Tom Allman, Susan Austin, Bari Biern

Votes: 1,430

16. Around the World in 80 Days (II) (1989– )

49 min | Documentary

8.8
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Michael Palin attempts to copy the exploits of fictional character Phileas Fogg, by trying to travel around the world (without flying) in 80 days.

Stars: Michael Palin, Basil Pao, Chris Collins, Terry Gilliam

Votes: 1,278

17. Himalaya with Michael Palin (2004– )

360 min | Documentary

8.4
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This 2004 BBC television series records comedian and travel presenter Michael Palin's six-month trip across the Himalaya mountain range, covering an amazingly diverse range of cultures and ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Palin, The Dalai Lama

Votes: 892

18. Full Circle with Michael Palin (1997– )

500 min | Adventure, Documentary

8.6
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Michael Palin embarks on another epic journey of exploration and adventure, this time 15,000 miles through 18 countries around the Pacific rim.

Stars: Michael Palin, Rob Hehnlin

Votes: 892

19. New Europe (2007– )

Documentary

7.6
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Add a Plot

Stars: Michael Palin, Dan Badarau, Gunter Böhnke, Clara Jacobs

Votes: 547

20. Brief History of Disbelief (2004– )

178 min | Documentary

8.4
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A mini-series which follows the history of atheism.

Stars: Bernard Hill, Jonathan Miller, Richard Dawkins, Colin McGinn

Votes: 422

21. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.5
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Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir, Jon Stewart, Paul Dinello

Votes: 34,124

22. Medical Mavericks (2006– )

Documentary

8.4
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Stars: Michael Mosley, Paul Kavanagh, Seymour Matthews, Daniel Roberts

Votes: 33

23. An Idiot Abroad (2010–2013)

TV-14 | 43 min | Documentary, Adventure, Comedy

8.3
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Brit Karl Pilkington has led a sheltered life. Not having done any traveling, he enjoys living within the comforts of what he knows, basically that being what is purely British. As such, ... See full summary »

Stars: Karl Pilkington, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Luke Campbell

Votes: 25,952

24. The Elegant Universe (2003– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

8.4
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A documentary examining string theory.

Stars: Michael Duff, Michael B. Green, Brian Greene, Walter Lewin

Votes: 1,982

25. Fry's Planet Word (2011– )

60 min | Documentary

7.8
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Fry's Planet Word sees Stephen Fry finding out more about linguistic achievements and how our skills for the spoken word have changed. He dissects language in many of its guises.

Stars: Stephen Fry, Brian Blessed, Johnson Chang, Robert McCrum

Votes: 284

26. Anatomy for Beginners (2005– )

200 min | Reality-TV

8.4
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Controversial anatomist Dr. Gunther von Hagens shows the beauty of the human body and shows the mysteries of our own bodies. In each episode is a human dissection, carried out by Dr. Guther... See full summary »

Stars: Gunther von Hagens, Dennis Lau, Juliet Percival, John Heyworth

Votes: 140

27. The Drug Years (2006– )

Documentary

8.6
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A look at the rise of illicit drug use and its cultural influence in the second half of the last century.

Stars: Anthony DeCurtis, Martin Torgoff, John Leland, Corey Feldman

Votes: 318

28. Paul Merton in China (2007– )

60 min | Documentary

8.0
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Paul Merton takes a six-week tour of China, exploring many areas and aspects of the country's culture.

Star: Paul Merton

Votes: 149

29. MythBusters (2003– )

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary, Mystery, Reality-TV

8.3
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A weekly documentary in which two Hollywood special effects experts attempt to debunk urban legends by directly testing them.

Stars: Robert Lee, Jamie Hyneman, Adam Savage, Kari Byron

Votes: 47,583

30. Paul Merton in Europe (2010– )

60 min | Documentary

7.9
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Paul Merton takes a tour of Europe.

Stars: Paul Merton, Arantxa de Juan

Votes: 45

31. Paul Merton in India (2008– )

Documentary

7.5
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Paul Merton takes an eight-week tour of India, exploring many areas and aspects of the country's culture.

Star: Paul Merton

Votes: 87

32. Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003–2010)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Documentary

8.2
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The comedy illusionist duo explore various topics and debunk what they consider misconceptions about them.

Stars: Penn Jillette, Teller, Shera Pollins, Gene Hatcher

Votes: 10,896

33. A Passage to Middle-earth: The Making of 'Lord of the Rings' (2001 TV Movie)

42 min | Documentary

7.6
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Documentary of the making of Peter Jackson's adaptation of the classic Tolkien work.

Stars: Elijah Wood, Peter Jackson, Ian McKellen, Richard Taylor

Votes: 490

34. Life After People (2008 TV Movie)

108 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi

7.4
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Visit the ghostly villages surrounding Chernobyl (abandoned by humans after the 1986 nuclear disaster), travel to remote islands off the coast of Maine to search for abandoned towns that ... See full summary »

Director: David de Vries | Stars: Struan Rodger, John Anderson, David Brin, Bill Bruninga

Votes: 2,742

35. Outrage (I) (2009)

R | 90 min | Documentary

7.6
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64 Metascore

An indictment of closeted politicians who lobby for anti-gay legislation in the U.S.

Director: Kirby Dick | Stars: Barney Frank, Tammy Baldwin, Wayne Barrett, Elizabeth Birch

Votes: 1,509 | Gross: $0.04M

36. Why We Fight (2005)

PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary, History, War

8.1
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68 Metascore

Is American foreign policy dominated by the idea of military supremacy? Has the military become too important in American life? Jarecki's shrewd and intelligent polemic would seem to give an affirmative answer to each of these questions.

Director: Eugene Jarecki | Stars: Gore Vidal, John McCain, Ken Adelman, John Ashcroft

Votes: 9,362 | Gross: $1.44M

37. Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive (2006 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

8.2
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Stephen Fry presents this documentary exploring the disease of manic depression; a little understood but potentially devastating condition affecting an estimated two percent of the ... See full summary »

Director: Ross Wilson | Stars: Stephen Fry, Andy Behrman, Jo Brand, Jo Crocker

Votes: 1,026

38. The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (2003)

Unrated | 74 min | Documentary

8.4
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81 Metascore

In April 2002, an Irish film crew is making a documentary about Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, when a coup from the opposition is made.

Directors: Kim Bartley, Donnacha O'Briain | Stars: Hugo Chávez, Pedro Carmona, Jesse Helms, Colin Powell

Votes: 2,190

39. Kovasikajuttu (2012)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

8.0
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A Finnish punk-rock band formed by four mentally disabled guys.

Directors: Jukka Kärkkäinen, Jani-Petteri Passi | Stars: Pertti Kurikka, Kari Aalto, Sami Helle, Toni Välitalo

Votes: 1,314

40. The Decline of Western Civilization (1981)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.7
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The Los Angeles punk music scene circa 1980 is the focus of this film. With Alice Bag Band, Black Flag, Catholic Discipline, Circle Jerks, Fear, Germs, and X.

Director: Penelope Spheeris | Stars: Alice Bag Band, Alice Bag, Claude Bessy, Black Flag

Votes: 2,562

41. The Weather Underground (2002)

Unrated | 92 min | Documentary, History, War

7.6
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77 Metascore

The remarkable story of The Weather Underground, radical activists of the 1970s, and of radical politics at its best and most disastrous.

Directors: Sam Green, Bill Siegel | Stars: Lili Taylor, Pamela Z, Jim Lange, Evan White

Votes: 3,169 | Gross: $0.56M

42. Reindeerspotting - pako Joulumaasta (2010)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary

7.4
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45 Metascore

This documentary tells the story of Jani, a 19-year-old drug addict living on social welfare among with his friends. Tired of his life in a remote city in Rovaniemi, he decides to travel by... See full summary »

Director: Joonas Neuvonen | Star: Jani Raappana

Votes: 2,680

43. We Were Here (I) (2011)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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94 Metascore

A deep and reflective look at the arrival and impact of AIDS in San Francisco and how individuals rose to the occasion during the first years of this unimaginable crisis.

Directors: David Weissman, Bill Weber | Stars: Ed Wolf, Daniel Goldstein, Guy Clark, Eileen Glutzer

Votes: 1,698

44. Fat Head (2009)

Not Rated | 104 min | Documentary

7.2
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A comedian replies to the "Super Size Me" crowd by losing weight on a fast-food diet while demonstrating that almost everything you think you know about the obesity "epidemic" and healthy eating is wrong.

Director: Tom Naughton | Stars: Peter Paddon, Tom Naughton, Chareva Naughton, Sally Fallon Morell

Votes: 1,710

45. Ônibus 174 (2002)

R | 122 min | Documentary, Crime

7.9
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83 Metascore

Documentary depicts what happened in Rio de Janeiro on June 12th 2000, when bus 174 was taken by an armed young man, threatening to shoot all the passengers. Transmitted live on all ... See full summary »

Directors: José Padilha, Felipe Lacerda | Stars: Sandro do Nascimento, Rodrigo Pimentel, Luiz Eduardo Soares, Anonymous

Votes: 7,128 | Gross: $0.22M

46. Terry Pratchett: Choosing to Die (2011 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary

8.4
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Terry Pratchett looks at the highly controversial issue of assisted suicide.

Director: Charlie Russell | Stars: Terry Pratchett, Andrew Colgan, Horst, Ludwig Minelli

Votes: 519

47. Metal: A Headbanger's Journey (2005)

R | 96 min | Documentary, Music

8.1
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73 Metascore

An examination of the heavy metal music subculture that tries to explain why, despite the longevity and popularity of the genre, fans are marginalized and ridiculed for their passion.

Directors: Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen, Jessica Joy Wise | Stars: Tom Araya, Gavin Baddeley, Blasphemer, Randy Blythe

Votes: 10,560

48. Lemmy (2010)

116 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.8
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64 Metascore

A documentary on the life and career of revered heavy-metal musician Lemmy Kilmister.

Directors: Greg Olliver, Wes Orshoski | Stars: Lemmy, Phil Campbell, Mikkey Dee, Dave Navarro

Votes: 6,663

49. Jesus Camp (2006)

PG-13 | 87 min | Documentary

7.5
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62 Metascore

A documentary on kids who attend a summer camp hoping to become the next Billy Graham.

Directors: Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady | Stars: Mike Papantonio, Lou Engle, Becky Fischer, Ted Haggard

Votes: 24,471 | Gross: $0.90M

50. An Inconvenient Truth (2006)

PG | 96 min | Documentary

7.5
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75 Metascore

Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim follows Al Gore on the lecture circuit, as the former presidential candidate campaigns to raise public awareness of the dangers of global warming and calls for immediate action to curb its destructive effects on the environment.

Director: Davis Guggenheim | Stars: Al Gore, Billy West, George Bush, George W. Bush

Votes: 73,514 | Gross: $23.81M

51. The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (2003)

PG-13 | 107 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.2
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87 Metascore

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.

Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Robert McNamara, John F. Kennedy, Fidel Castro, Richard Nixon

Votes: 20,461 | Gross: $4.19M

52. The Most Hated Family in America (2007 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

8.0
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Louis meets the Phelps family, who protest against an America that tolerates homosexuality

Director: Geoffrey O'Connor | Stars: Louis Theroux, Lauren Drain, Steve Drain, Fred Phelps

Votes: 3,321

53. Root of All Evil? (2006 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

8.3
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Richard Dawkins' highly critical documentary attacks the pulsing heart of all mainstream religion- faith; with special focus on Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. Contains repeated ... See full summary »

Director: Russell Barnes | Stars: Yousef Al-Khattab, Richard Dawkins, Ted Haggard, Richard Harries

Votes: 3,252

54. Louis and the Nazis (2003 TV Movie)

70 min | Documentary

7.8
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Louis Theroux travels to California to meet the man dubbed "the most dangerous racist in America"; Tom Metzger, his family and his publicity manager. Louis also meets 'Prussian Blue' an American white-nationalist preteen musical sibling duo.

Director: Stuart Cabb | Stars: Louis Theroux, April Gaede, Lamb Gaede, Lynx Gaede

Votes: 1,501

55. America's Most Hated Family in Crisis (2011)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

7.6
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Louis returns to the Phelps family to find that several members have left the cult, and that they are being sued.

Director: Emma Cooper | Stars: Louis Theroux, Steve Drain, Betty Phelps, Fred Phelps

Votes: 1,773

56. Classic Albums: Metallica - The Black Album (2001 Video)

93 min | Documentary, Music

7.6
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The story of the making of this remarkable album is told here via exclusive interviews, archive footage and performance, with contributions from producer Bob Rock, band members James ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Longfellow | Stars: Kirk Hammett, James Hetfield, Michael Kamen, Metallica

Votes: 644

57. The Making of 'The Lord of the Rings' (2002 Video)

Documentary

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Documentary of the making of Peter Jackson's adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic work of fantasy.

Director: Costa Botes | Stars: Sean Astin, Sean Bean, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom

Votes: 548

58. Terry Pratchett: Living with Alzheimer's (2009 TV Movie)

118 min | Documentary, Biography

8.3
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Director: Charlie Russell | Stars: Terry Pratchett, Rob Wilkins

Votes: 39

59. Louis Theroux: A Place for Paedophiles (2009 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

7.4
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Louis visits Coalinga Mental Hospital in California, home to over 500 convicted paedophiles, and spends some time with those undergoing treatment.

Director: Emma Cooper | Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 1,425

60. Louis Theroux: The City Addicted to Crystal Meth (2009 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.4
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British documentarian Louis Theroux examines the toll meth has taken on several addicts in Fresno, California.

Director: Geoffrey O'Connor | Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 732

61. Super Size Me (2004)

PG | 100 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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73 Metascore

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.

Director: Morgan Spurlock | Stars: Morgan Spurlock, Daryl Isaacs, Chemeeka Walker, Dania Abu-Rmaileh

Votes: 91,192 | Gross: $11.53M

62. Louis Theroux: The Ultra Zionists (2011 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.3
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Louis Theroux visits a small group of ultra-nationalist Jewish settlers.

Stars: Louis Theroux, Yair Lieberman, Daniel Luria

Votes: 775

63. Terrorister - En film om dom dömda (2003)

85 min | Documentary

6.5
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A feature-length documentary, possibly focusing, at least in part, on the recent anti-globalisation protests in Gothenburg, Sweden and the alleged police misconduct during the protests. The... See full summary »

Directors: Stefan Jarl, Lukas Moodysson | Stars: Stefan Jarl, Lukas Moodysson

Votes: 419

64. Thin (2006)

Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary

7.5
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The story of four women suffering from anorexia and bulimia in South Florida.

Director: Lauren Greenfield | Stars: Shelly Guillory, Brittany Robinson, Alisa Williams, Polly Williams

Votes: 1,436

65. American Hardcore (2006)

R | 100 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.4
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69 Metascore

The History of American Punk Rock 1980-1986

Director: Paul Rachman | Stars: Greg Ginn, Ian MacKaye, James Drescher, Lucky Lehrer

Votes: 2,939 | Gross: $0.28M

66. The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years (1988)

R | 93 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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Documentary showcase, what life was like for the music artists living during the Los Angeles Heavy Metal scene in the mid and late 1980s.

Director: Penelope Spheeris | Stars: Joe Perry, Steven Tyler, Gene Simmons, Alice Cooper

Votes: 2,602 | Gross: $0.37M

67. Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism (2004)

Unrated | 78 min | Documentary

7.6
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58 Metascore

Documentary on reported Conservative bias of the Rupert Murdoch-owned Fox News Channel (FNC), which promotes itself as "Fair and Balanced". Material includes interviews with former FNC employees and the inter-office memos they provided.

Director: Robert Greenwald | Stars: Douglas Cheek, Walter Cronkite, Roger Ailes, Eric Alterman

Votes: 5,934 | Gross: $0.24M

68. 8: The Mormon Proposition (2010)

R | 80 min | Documentary

7.1
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55 Metascore

A scorching indictment of the Mormon Church's historic involvement in the promotion & passage of California's Proposition 8 and the Mormon religion's secretive, decades-long campaign against LGBT human rights.

Directors: Reed Cowan, Steven Greenstreet | Stars: Spencer Jones, Tyler Barrick, Dustin Lance Black, Linda Williams Stay

Votes: 1,171 | Gross: $0.10M

69. Roger & Me (1989)

R | 91 min | Documentary

7.5
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70 Metascore

Director Michael Moore pursues GM CEO Roger B. Smith to confront him about the harm he did to Flint, Michigan with his massive downsizing.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Roger B. Smith, Rhonda Britton, Fred Ross

Votes: 23,897 | Gross: $6.71M

70. Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids (2004)

R | 85 min | Documentary

7.4
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78 Metascore

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.

Directors: Zana Briski, Ross Kauffman | Stars: Kochi, Avijit Halder, Shanti Das, Manik

Votes: 13,311 | Gross: $3.41M

71. Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1982)

R | 77 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.9
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The Monty Python troupe perform a combination of classic sketches and new material at the Hollywood Bowl.

Directors: Terry Hughes, Ian MacNaughton | Stars: John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Graham Chapman

Votes: 12,059 | Gross: $0.33M

72. 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: 18,974 | Gross: $1.88M

73. Armadillo (2010)

Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary, War

7.6
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72 Metascore

In February of 2009, a group of Danish soldiers accompanied by documentarian Janus Metz arrived at Armadillo, an army base in the southern Afghan province of Helmand. Metz and ... See full summary »

Director: Janus Metz

Votes: 8,533 | Gross: $0.01M

74. Zeitgeist: Addendum (2008 Video)

Not Rated | 123 min | Documentary, History, War

8.3
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Zeitgeist Addendum, attempts to locate the root causes of this pervasive social corruption, while offering a solution. This solution is not based on politics, morality, laws, or any other "... See full summary »

Director: Peter Joseph | Stars: Jacque Fresco, Roxanne Meadows, John Perkins, George Carlin

Votes: 16,350

75. Who Killed the Electric Car? (2006)

PG | 92 min | Documentary

7.7
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70 Metascore

A documentary that investigates the birth and death of the electric car, as well as the role of renewable energy and sustainable living in the future.

Director: Chris Paine | Stars: Martin Sheen, Tom Hanks, Mel Gibson, Reverend Gadget

Votes: 11,604 | Gross: $1.68M

76. Cane Toads: An Unnatural History (1988)

47 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.8
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A documentary detailing the spread of Hawaiian sugar-cane toads through Australia in a botched effort to introduce them as counter pests.

Director: Mark Lewis | Stars: Tip Byrne, H.W. Kerr, Glen Ingram, Bill Freeland

Votes: 1,049

77. The Cove (2009)

PG-13 | 92 min | Documentary, Crime

8.5
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84 Metascore

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.

Director: Louie Psihoyos | Stars: Richard O'Barry, Louie Psihoyos, Hardy Jones, Michael Illiff

Votes: 43,028 | Gross: $0.86M

78. Bowling for Columbine (2002)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

8.0
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72 Metascore

Filmmaker Michael Moore explores the roots of America's predilection for gun violence.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Charlton Heston, Marilyn Manson, Salvador Allende

Votes: 129,353 | Gross: $21.24M

79. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)

R | 122 min | Documentary, Drama, War

7.5
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67 Metascore

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.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, George W. Bush, Ben Affleck, Stevie Wonder

Votes: 117,945 | Gross: $119.19M

80. 9 to 5: Days in Porn (2008)

Not Rated | 113 min | Documentary

6.4
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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 »

Director: Jens Hoffmann | Stars: Otto Bauer, Audrey Hollander, Belladonna, Jim Powers

Votes: 1,873

81. Restrepo (2010)

R | 93 min | Documentary, War

7.6
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85 Metascore

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

82. The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (2007)

PG-13 | 79 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

8.2
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83 Metascore

Die-hard gamers compete to break world records on classic arcade games.

Director: Seth Gordon | Stars: Steve Wiebe, Billy Mitchell, Mark Alpiger, Adam Wood

Votes: 32,602 | Gross: $0.68M

83. Talking Funny (2011 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 49 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.0
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Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Ricky Gervais and Louis C.K. let their guards down in an intimate, unscripted conversation about what it means to be a comedian.

Director: John Moffitt | Stars: Louis C.K., Ricky Gervais, Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld

Votes: 1,239

84. Punk: Attitude (2005)

Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, Music

7.6
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A documentary on the music, performers, attitude and distinctive look that made up punk rock.

Director: Don Letts | Stars: K.K. Barrett, Roberta Bayley, Jello Biafra, Glenn Branca

Votes: 1,396

85. The Ground Truth (2006)

R | 72 min | Documentary, War

7.6
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74 Metascore

The filmmaker's subjects are patriotic young Americans - ordinary men and women who heeded the call for military service in Iraq - as they experience recruitment and training, combat, ... See full summary »

Director: Patricia Foulkrod | Stars: Herold Noel Jr., Robert Acosta, Sean Huze, Kelly Dougherty

Votes: 702 | Gross: $0.02M

86. Orwell Rolls in His Grave (2003)

Unrated | 84 min | Documentary

8.1
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49 Metascore

A documentary analyzing the role of the modern American media and its effects on democracy.

Director: Robert Kane Pappas | Stars: Charles Lewis, Robert McChesney, Mark Crispin Miller, Bernie Sanders

Votes: 1,078 | Gross: $0.02M

87. Louis Theroux: Behind Bars (2008 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.8
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For two weeks, Theroux visits the San Quentin State Prison.

Director: Stuart Cabb | Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 1,507

88. Królik po berlinsku (2009)

Not Rated | 51 min | Documentary, History, News

7.6
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The untold story about wild rabbits which lived between the Berlin Walls.

Director: Bartosz Konopka

Votes: 604

89. Louis and the Brothel (2003 TV Movie)

80 min | Documentary

7.5
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Louis stays with the residents of a soon to open brothel in Nevada for a few weeks.

Director: Geoffrey O'Connor | Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 1,163

90. Louis Theroux: Under the Knife (2007 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.4
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Louis Theroux gets under the skin of the plastic surgery patients of Beverly Hills.

Stars: Stuart Linder, Louis Theroux

Votes: 1,042

91. Vesku (2010)

102 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

6.8
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Add a Plot

Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Vesa-Matti Loiri, Lily Loiri, Jenni Loiri, Joonas Loiri

Votes: 331

92. The Arrival of a Train (1896)

1 min | Documentary, Short

7.4
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A train arrives at La Ciotat station.

Directors: Auguste Lumière, Louis Lumière

Votes: 7,852

93. Punk's Not Dead (2007)

93 min | Documentary, Music

7.2
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On the edge of the 30th anniversary of punk rock, Punk's Not Dead takes you into the sweaty underground clubs, backyard parties, recording studios, and yes, shopping malls and stadium shows... See full summary »

Director: Susan Dynner | Stars: Craig Aaronson, Colin Abrahall, Adri, Lorraine Ali

Votes: 841

94. The War Tapes (2006)

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary, War

7.4
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77 Metascore

Called up for service in Iraq, several members of the National Guard were given digital video cameras. This film, edited from their footage, provides a perspective on a complex and troubled conflict.

Director: Deborah Scranton | Stars: Zack Bazzi, Duncan Domey, Ben Flanders, Mike Moriarty

Votes: 1,185 | Gross: $0.25M

95. Global Metal (2008)

93 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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A continued examination of the heavy metal subculture focusing on the adaptation and performance of heavy metal in various global communities, and how the increased import of Western cultural forms has impacted new global markets.

Directors: Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen | Stars: Tom Araya, Ken Ayugai, Rafael Bittencourt, Max Cavalera

Votes: 4,079

96. DMT: The Spirit Molecule (2010)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary

7.3
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An investigation into the long-obscured mystery of dimethyltryptamine (DMT), a molecule found in nearly every living organism and considered the most potent psychedelic on Earth.

Director: Mitch Schultz | Stars: Joe Rogan, Ralph Abraham, Joel Bakst, Steven Barker

Votes: 3,666

97. Zeitgeist (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 118 min | Documentary, History

8.2
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Mythology and belief in society today, presenting uncommon perspectives of common cultural issues.

Director: Peter Joseph | Stars: Chogyam Trungpa, Jordan Maxwell, George Carlin, Bill Hicks

Votes: 44,726

98. The Bridge (I) (2006)

R | 94 min | Documentary, Drama

7.3
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58 Metascore

People suffer largely unnoticed while the rest of the world goes about its business. This is a documentary exploration of the mythic beauty of the Golden Gate Bridge, the most popular ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Steel | Stars: Eric Geleynse, Chris Brown, Susan Ginwalla, Caroline Pressley

Votes: 10,003 | Gross: $0.18M

99. Zizek! (2005)

71 min | Documentary

7.4
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51 Metascore

A look at the controversial author, philosopher and candidate for Slovenian presidency: Slavoj Zizek.

Director: Astra Taylor | Star: Slavoj Zizek

Votes: 1,322 | Gross: $0.02M

100. Farrah's Story (2009 TV Movie)

120 min | News

8.7
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A look at the last stages of Farrah Fawcett's life as she battles cancer.

Stars: Farrah Fawcett, Alana Stewart, Eric Esrailian, Gary Gitnick

Votes: 226