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1. The Clowns (1970 TV Movie)

G | 92 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.1
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A ragout of real memories and mockumentary, as Fellini explores a childhood obsession: circus clowns.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Riccardo Billi, Federico Fellini, Gigi Reder, Tino Scotti

Votes: 1,664

2. 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: 30,715 | Gross: $1.25M

3. 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: 129,399 | Gross: $21.24M

4. 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: 7,127 | Gross: $0.22M

5. Biography (1987– )
Episode: David Bowie: Sound and Vision (2002)

Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Star: David Wild

Votes: 93

6. The Basque Ball: Skin Against Stone (2003)

110 min | Documentary

7.1
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Documentary about the Basque nationalist movement in Spain.

Director: Julio Medem | Stars: Xabier Arzalluz, Bernardo Atxaga, Txiki Benegas, Txetxo Bengoetxea

Votes: 971

7. 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: 117,987 | Gross: $119.19M

8. 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: 91,247 | Gross: $11.53M

9. What the #$*! Do We (K)now!? (2004)

Unrated | 109 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

5.3
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38 Metascore

A fictional photographer's quest to spiritually rediscover herself is interspersed with documentary footage of scientists and theologians discussing the philosophical aspects of quantum physics.

Directors: William Arntz, Betsy Chasse, Mark Vicente | Stars: Marlee Matlin, Elaine Hendrix, John Ross Bowie, Robert Bailey Jr.

Votes: 12,445 | Gross: $10.94M

10. The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (2004)

98 min | Documentary

7.8
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Documentary about the art of film editing. Clips are shown from many groundbreaking films with innovative editing styles.

Director: Wendy Apple | Stars: Kathy Bates, Zach Staenberg, Jodie Foster, Michael Tronick

Votes: 2,186

11. The South Bank Show (1978– )
Episode: Iggy Pop (2004)

Documentary

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Stars: Ron Asheton, Leee Black Childers, Wayne Kramer, Iggy Pop

Votes: 6

12. 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: 73,562 | Gross: $23.81M

13. Nömadak Tx (2006)

89 min | Documentary

8.0
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Nömadak Tx is a road movie documentary of Igor Otxoa and Harkaitz Mtnez. de San Vicente of the Basque Country in Spain who take their ancient Txalaparta percussion instrument to native ... See full summary »

Directors: Raúl de la Fuente, Pablo Iraburu, Harkaitz Martinez de San Vicente, Igor Otxoa | Stars: Harkaitz Martinez de San Vicente, Igor Otxoa

Votes: 68

14. The Secret (2006 Video)

PG | 90 min | Documentary

5.7
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Interviews with self-proclaimed authors, philosophers, scientists, with an in-depth discussion of visualizing your goals. The audience is shown how they can learn and use 'The Secret' in their everyday lives.

Director: Drew Heriot | Stars: Bob Proctor, Joe Vitale, John Assaraf, Loral Langemeier

Votes: 10,529

15. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Andy Warhol: A Documentary (2006)

Not Rated | 240 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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86 Metascore

Ric Burns unearths rarely seen footage and offers keen observations on the life and artistic influence of Andy Warhol.

Director: Ric Burns | Stars: Laurie Anderson, Irving Blum, Salvador Dalí, Candy Darling

Votes: 313

16. Lucio (2007)

93 min | Documentary

8.0
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Lucio Urtubia dedicated anarchist participated in notorious kidnappings, he collaborated with Che Guevara, he swindled Citibank of 3,000 million pesetas. And did it all without missing a day's work as a building laborer.

Directors: Aitor Arregi, Jose Mari Goenaga | Stars: Ramón Agirre, Roland Dumas, Antonio Martín

Votes: 184

17. Sicko (2007)

PG-13 | 123 min | Documentary, Drama

8.0
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74 Metascore

A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories including shotgun deaths.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Tucker Albrizzi, Tony Benn, George W. Bush

Votes: 69,586 | Gross: $24.54M

18. Slacker Uprising (2007)

102 min | Documentary

5.2
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Footage from Michael Moore's 60-city tour of college campuses and other venues showcases what the filmmaker calls "the birth of a new political generation."

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Eddie Vedder, Robert Ellis Orrall, Steve Earle

Votes: 2,445

19. 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: 44,757

20. The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success (2007 Video)

Unrated | 64 min | History

7.1
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Based on the best-selling book by author Deepak Chopra, and featuring all-new music from Olivia Newton-John, The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success DVD offers life-altering perspective on the ... See full synopsis »

Director: Ron Frank | Stars: Deepak Chopra, Olivia Newton-John, Bill Duke, Tom Gegax

Votes: 63

21. The Pixar Story (2007)

G | 87 min | Documentary

7.9
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A look at the first years of Pixar Animation Studios - from the success of "Toy Story" and Pixar's promotion of talented people, to the building of its East Bay campus, the company's ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Iwerks | Stars: Stacy Keach, John Lasseter, Brad Bird, John Musker

Votes: 4,458

22. Man on Wire (2008)

PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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89 Metascore

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".

Director: James Marsh | Stars: Philippe Petit, Jean François Heckel, Jean-Louis Blondeau, Annie Allix

Votes: 45,609 | Gross: $2.96M

23. A Complete History of My Sexual Failures (2008)

Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.3
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A humorous look at life for a loser in love.

Director: Chris Waitt | Stars: Danielle McLeod, Olivia Trench, Chris Waitt, Hilary Waitt

Votes: 3,546

24. 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: 2,744

25. Food, Inc. (2008)

PG | 94 min | Documentary

7.8
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80 Metascore

An unflattering look inside America's corporate controlled food industry.

Director: Robert Kenner | Stars: Michael Pollan, Eric Schlosser, Richard Lobb, Vince Edwards

Votes: 45,796 | Gross: $4.42M

26. Capitalism: A Love Story (2009)

R | 127 min | Documentary, Crime, News

7.4
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61 Metascore

An examination of the social costs of corporate interests pursuing profits at the expense of the public good.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, William Black, Jimmy Carter, Elijah Cummings

Votes: 37,832 | Gross: $14.36M

27. Garbo: El espía (2009)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.3
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67 Metascore

A compelling account of Juan Pujol, an extraordinary Spanish double agent during WWII who helped change the course of history.

Director: Edmon Roch | Stars: Rupert Allason, José Antonio Escoriza, Aline Griffith, Juan Kreisler

Votes: 389 | Gross: $0.03M

28. Velvet Underground: Under Review (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary

7.4
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75 minute film reviewing the music and career of one of rock musics most influential collectives

Director: Tom Barbor-Might | Stars: John Cale, Robert Christgau, Norman Dolph, Malcolm Dome

Votes: 28

29. 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: 55,412 | Gross: $3.29M

30. Tanzträume (2010)

Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary

7.5
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In 2008, world-famous dancer and choreographer Pina Bausch selected 40 teenagers who had never heard of her to be part of her dance piece "Contact Zone".

Directors: Rainer Hoffmann, Anne Linsel | Stars: Pina Bausch, Bénédicte Billet, Josephine Ann Endicott

Votes: 329

31. Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child (2010)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary

7.9
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74 Metascore

Director Tamra Davis pays homage to her friend in this definitive documentary but also delves into Basquiat as an iconoclast. His dense, bebop-influenced neoexpressionist work emerged while... See full summary »

Director: Tamra Davis | Stars: Jean Michel Basquiat, Julian Schnabel, Larry Gagosian, Bruno Bischofberger

Votes: 1,585 | Gross: $0.26M

32. Search and Destroy: Iggy & The Stooges' Raw Power (2010)

45 min | Documentary

6.8
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Director: Morgan Neville | Stars: Scott Asheton, Clem Burke, Bruce Dickinson, Chrissie Hynde

Votes: 15

33. Pina (2011)

PG | 103 min | Documentary

7.7
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83 Metascore

A tribute to the late German choreographer, Pina Bausch, as her dancers perform her most famous creations.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Pina Bausch, Regina Advento, Malou Airaudo, Ruth Amarante

Votes: 12,626 | Gross: $3.52M

34. Pixar: 25 Magic Moments (2011 TV Movie)

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Directors: Richard Mills, Paul Wright | Stars: Mackenzie Crook, Tim Allen, Darla K. Anderson, BBC Concert Orchestra

Votes: 76

35. 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: 26,563 | Gross: $2.60M

36. The Way Steve Jobs Changed the World (2011 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Stars: Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak

Votes: 156

37. Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview (2012)

Unrated | 70 min | Documentary

8.1
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A conversation with Steve Jobs as he was running NeXT, the company he had founded after leaving Apple.

Director: Paul Sen | Stars: Steve Jobs, Robert X. Cringely

Votes: 1,437 | Gross: $0.10M

38. The Act of Killing (2012)

Not Rated | 117 min | Documentary, Crime

8.2
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89 Metascore

A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.

Directors: Joshua Oppenheimer, Anonymous, Christine Cynn | Stars: Anwar Congo, Herman Koto, Syamsul Arifin, Ibrahim Sinik

Votes: 28,037 | Gross: $0.49M

39. David Bowie & the Story of Ziggy Stardust (2012 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Music

7.6
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Both a visual flashback and a telling of the life and birth of the alter ego that was David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust.

Director: James Hale | Stars: Jarvis Cocker, David Bowie, Marc Almond, Rodney Bingenheimer

Votes: 160

40. Twenty Feet from Stardom (2013)

PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, Music

7.4
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83 Metascore

Backup singers live in a world that lies just beyond the spotlight. Their voices bring harmony to the biggest bands in popular music, but we've had no idea who these singers are or what lives they lead, until now.

Director: Morgan Neville | Stars: Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer, Judith Hill

Votes: 10,496 | Gross: $4.95M

41. Pokazatelnyy protsess: Istoriya Pussy Riot (2013)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

7.0
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72 Metascore

Three young women face seven years in a Russian prison for a satirical performance in a Moscow cathedral. But who is really on trial in a case that has gripped the nation and the world ... See full summary »

Directors: Mike Lerner, Maxim Pozdorovkin | Stars: Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Mariya Alyokhina, Yekaterina Samutsevich, Andrey Tolokonnikov

Votes: 1,691

42. Dirty Wars (2013)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

7.5
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76 Metascore

Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill is pulled into an unexpected journey as he chases down the hidden truth behind America's expanding covert wars.

Director: Rick Rowley | Stars: Jeremy Scahill, Nasser Al Aulaqi, Saleha Al Aulaqi, Muqbal Al Kazemi

Votes: 8,340 | Gross: $0.38M

43. Terms and Conditions May Apply (2013)

Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary, News

7.4
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68 Metascore

A documentary that exposes what corporations and governments learn about people through Internet and cell phone usage, and what can be done about it ... if anything.

Director: Cullen Hoback | Stars: Max Schrems, Moby, Mark Zuckerberg, Orson Scott Card

Votes: 4,940 | Gross: $0.06M

44. Al midan (2013)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Drama, History

8.1
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84 Metascore

A group of Egyptian revolutionaries battle leaders and regimes, risking their lives to build a new society of conscience.

Director: Jehane Noujaim | Stars: Ahmed Hassan, Khalid Abdalla, Magdy Ashour, Ramy Essam

Votes: 7,462 | Gross: $0.12M

45. Asier ETA biok (2013)

94 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

7.7
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Asier and I grew up in the Basque Country. One day he disappeared and I found out he had joined ETA. How could I explain the reasons that led Asier to make a decision, which even I had trouble grasping?

Directors: Aitor Merino, Amaia Merino | Stars: Asier Aranguren, Juan Diego Botto, Pilar Castro, Aitor Merino

Votes: 157

46. David Bowie: Five Years (2013)

60 min | Documentary

7.7
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A documentary covering five of the most important years of the influential rock star David Bowie's career.

Director: Francis Whately | Stars: David Bowie, Rick Wakeman, John Harris, Ken Scott

Votes: 1,271

47. Cutie and the Boxer (2013)

R | 82 min | Documentary, Biography

7.2
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83 Metascore

This candid New York love story explores the chaotic 40-year marriage of famed boxing painter Ushio Shinohara and his wife, Noriko. Anxious to shed her role as her overbearing husband's assistant, Noriko finds an identity of her own.

Director: Zachary Heinzerling | Stars: Ushio Shinohara, Noriko Shinohara, Alex Shinohara, Ethan Cohen

Votes: 4,102 | Gross: $0.20M

48. 1 Real (2014)

28 min | Documentary, Short

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Directors: Diego Traverso, Leandro Rapini

49. A Year and a Half in the Life of Metallica (1992 Video)

Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary, Music

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This DVD contains many never-seen-before interviews of Metal icons METALLICA, exploring the true lives of these larger-than-life heroes. The footage reveals how the biggest phenomena in the... See full summary »

Director: Adam Dubin | Stars: Metallica, Christopher Guest, Kirk Hammett, James Hetfield

Votes: 1,103

50. Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (2004)

Not Rated | 141 min | Documentary, Music

7.5
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74 Metascore

A documentary crew followed Metallica for the better part of 2001-2003, a time of tension and release for the rock band, as they recorded their album St. Anger, fought bitterly, and sought the counsel of their on-call shrink.

Directors: Joe Berlinger, Bruce Sinofsky | Stars: James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich, Robert Trujillo

Votes: 14,893 | Gross: $1.22M

51. Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? (2013)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Animation

7.1
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76 Metascore

A series of interviews featuring linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky done in hand-drawn animation.

Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Noam Chomsky, Michel Gondry, Richard Feynman, Michèle Oshima

Votes: 2,883 | Gross: $0.13M

52. 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: 6,665

53. National Gallery (2014)

Not Rated | 180 min | Documentary

7.3
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89 Metascore

A documentary that goes inside one of the great museums of the world: The National Gallery in London.

Director: Frederick Wiseman | Stars: Leanne Benjamin, Kausikan Rajeshkumar, Jo Shapcott, Edward Watson

Votes: 1,029 | Gross: $0.10M

54. Lambert & Stamp (2014)

R | 117 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.5
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75 Metascore

A documentary that reveals how the unlikely partnership between aspiring filmmakers Christopher Stamp and Kit Lambert produced one of the greatest rock bands in history: The Who.

Director: James D. Cooper | Stars: Kit Lambert, Christopher Stamp, Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend

Votes: 609 | Gross: $0.18M

55. Side by Side (2012)

Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary

7.6
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82 Metascore

The documentary investigates the history, process and workflow of both digital and photochemical film creation.

Director: Christopher Kenneally | Stars: Derek Ambrosi, Michael Ballhaus, Andrzej Bartkowiak, Dion Beebe

Votes: 11,998 | Gross: $0.03M

56. Third Reich: The Rise & Fall (2010– )

180 min | Documentary, History, War

8.5
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THIRD REICH: THE RISE & FALL tells the story of Hitler's Germany through rarely seen films of the people who were there. Immersive and evocative, it takes viewers inside the Germany of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Tony Call, Dan Bittner, Geoffrey Cantor, Eliza Foss

Votes: 797

57. Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (2014)

R | 106 min | Documentary

7.4
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The history of the independent film company, The Cannon Film Group, Inc..

Director: Mark Hartley | Stars: Sam Firstenberg, David Paulsen, Luigi Cozzi, Menahem Golan

Votes: 4,108

58. Cobain: Montage of Heck (2015)

TV-MA | 145 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

7.6
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83 Metascore

An authorized documentary on the late musician Kurt Cobain, from his early days in Aberdeen, Washington to his success and downfall with the grunge band Nirvana.

Director: Brett Morgen | Stars: Aaron Burckhard, Chad Channing, Don Cobain, Jenny Cobain

Votes: 23,876

59. The Kids Are Alright (1979)

PG | 101 min | Documentary, Music

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From the early black and white days to their colourful hedonistic era, you will Rock! See them at their most creative, and destructive, and experience The Who: Here!

Director: Jeff Stein | Stars: Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend, Keith Moon, John Entwistle

Votes: 3,073

60. The Salt of the Earth (2014)

PG-13 | 110 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
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83 Metascore

The life and work of photographer Sebastião Salgado, who has spent forty years documenting deprived societies in hidden corners of the world.

Directors: Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, Wim Wenders | Stars: Sebastião Salgado, Wim Wenders, Lélia Wanick Salgado, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado

Votes: 15,173 | Gross: $1.34M

61. The Death of "Superman Lives": What Happened? (2015)

Not Rated | 104 min | Documentary

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A documentary about the proposed 1998 Superman Lives feature film that would have starred Nicolas Cage.

Director: Jon Schnepp | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Tim Burton, Kevin Smith, Dan Gilroy

Votes: 3,752

62. Atari: Game Over (2014)

TV-14 | 66 min | Documentary

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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: 4,857

63. Triumph of the Will (1935)

Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary, History, War

7.5
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The infamous propaganda film of the 1934 Nazi Party rally in Nuremberg, Germany.

Director: Leni Riefenstahl | Stars: Adolf Hitler, Hermann Göring, Max Amann, Martin Bormann

Votes: 12,242

64. March of the Penguins (2005)

G | 80 min | Documentary, Family

7.6
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79 Metascore

In the Antarctic, every March since the beginning of time, the quest begins to find the perfect mate and start a family.

Director: Luc Jacquet | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Charles Berling, Romane Bohringer, Jules Sitruk

Votes: 50,389 | Gross: $77.44M

65. The Nightmare (II) (2015)

Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary, Horror

5.8
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68 Metascore

A look at a frightening condition that plagues thousands; sleep paralysis.

Director: Rodney Ascher | Stars: Siegfried Peters, Estrella Cristina, Nicole Bosworth, Steve Joseph

Votes: 5,068

66. Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who (2007)

Not Rated | 237 min | Documentary, Music

8.2
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A documentary on The Who, featuring interviews with the band's two surviving members, Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey.

Directors: Paul Crowder, Murray Lerner, Parris Patton | Stars: Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend, John Entwistle, Keith Moon

Votes: 1,148

67. Going Clear: Scientology & the Prison of Belief (2015)

Not Rated | 119 min | Documentary

8.1
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80 Metascore

A film that claims to be a look at the inner-workings of the Church of Scientology.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Paul Haggis, Jason Beghe, Spanky Taylor, David Miscavige

Votes: 30,401

68. Winged Migration (2001)

G | 89 min | Documentary

8.0
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82 Metascore

Documentary on the migratory patterns of birds, shot over the course of three years on all seven continents.

Directors: Jacques Perrin, Jacques Cluzaud, Michel Debats | Stars: Jacques Perrin, Philippe Labro

Votes: 10,766 | Gross: $10.76M

69. 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: 38,687 | Gross: $8.41M

70. The Extraordinary Voyage (2011)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

7.3
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A documentary that chronicles the cinematic journey of the iconic film A Trip to the Moon.

Directors: Serge Bromberg, Eric Lange | Stars: Costa-Gavras, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Michel Gondry, Michel Hazanavicius

Votes: 343 | Gross: $0.04M

71. Nostalgia de la luz (2010)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Drama

7.6
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91 Metascore

In Chile's Atacama Desert, astronomers peer deep into the cosmos in search for answers concerning the origins of life. Nearby, a group of women sift through the sand searching for body ... See full summary »

Director: Patricio Guzmán | Stars: Gaspar Galaz, Lautaro Núñez, Luís Henríquez, Miguel Lawner

Votes: 3,774

72. 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: 54,149 | Gross: $3.97M

73. Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret (2014)

85 min | Documentary

8.4
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Follow the shocking, yet humorous, journey of an aspiring environmentalist, as he daringly seeks to find the real solution to the most pressing environmental issues and true path to sustainability.

Directors: Kip Andersen, Keegan Kuhn | Stars: Lisa Agabian, Manucher Alemi, Lindsey Allen, Kip Andersen

Votes: 14,573

74. Red Army (2014)

PG | 84 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.6
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83 Metascore

The story of the Soviet Union's famed Red Army hockey team through the eyes of its players.

Director: Gabe Polsky | Stars: Viacheslav Fetisov, Scotty Bowman, Herb Brooks, Don Cherry

Votes: 5,678 | Gross: $0.69M

75. Room 237 (I) (2012)

Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary

6.2
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80 Metascore

An exploration of various interpretations of Stanley Kubrick's horror film, The Shining (1980).

Director: Rodney Ascher | Stars: Bill Blakemore, Geoffrey Cocks, Juli Kearns, John Fell Ryan

Votes: 18,374 | Gross: $0.26M

76. Daft Punk Unchained (2015)

85 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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Documentary about the entire career of Daft Punk, from their start in early 90's with their first group called Darlin', until their grammy awards in 2014. We learn how the artists have ... See full summary »

Director: Hervé Martin-Delpierre | Stars: Thomas Bangalter, Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo, Skrillex, Jean-Daniel Beauvallet

Votes: 2,360

77. Citizenfour (2014)

R | 114 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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88 Metascore

A documentarian and a reporter travel to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with Edward Snowden.

Director: Laura Poitras | Stars: Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, William Binney, Jacob Appelbaum

Votes: 44,385 | Gross: $2.80M

78. Michael Moore in TrumpLand (2016)

Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary

5.9
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56 Metascore

In the weeks before the 2016 general election, Oscar-winning filmmaker Michael Moore performs a pro-Hillary Clinton stand-up show deep in the heart of TrumpLand.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Hillary Clinton, Donald J. Trump

Votes: 2,870 | Gross: $0.15M

79. Janis: Little Girl Blue (2015)

TV-MA | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.5
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74 Metascore

Musician Cat Power narrates this documentary on Janis Joplin's evolution into a star from letters that Joplin wrote over the years to her friends, family, and collaborators.

Director: Amy Berg | Stars: Cat Power, Janis Joplin, Karleen Bennett, Laura Joplin

Votes: 3,759 | Gross: $0.41M

80. Where to Invade Next (2015)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.6
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64 Metascore

To learn what the USA can learn from other nations, Michael Moore playfully "invades" them to see what they have to offer.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Johnny Fancelli, Christina Fancelli, Lorena Lardini

Votes: 17,916 | Gross: $3.82M

81. Fed Up (2014)

PG | 92 min | Documentary

7.7
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71 Metascore

An examination of America's obesity epidemic and the food industry's role in aggravating it.

Director: Stephanie Soechtig | Stars: Michele Simon, Katie Couric, Bill Clinton, Michael Bloomberg

Votes: 9,700 | Gross: $1.54M

82. Gimme Danger (2016)

R | 108 min | Documentary, Music

7.2
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72 Metascore

An in-depth look at the legendary punk band, The Stooges.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Iggy Pop, Ron Asheton, Scott Asheton, James Williamson

Votes: 3,009 | Gross: $0.44M

83. O.J.: Made in America (2016)

TV-MA | 467 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

9.0
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A chronicle of the rise and fall of O.J. Simpson, whose high-profile murder trial exposed the extent of American racial tensions, revealing a fractured and divided nation.

Director: Ezra Edelman | Stars: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Mike Albanese, Muhammad Ali, Marcus Allen

Votes: 12,432

84. Trump: What's the Deal? (1991)

83 min | Documentary

7.3
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Examines claims made by Donald Trump around his persona and his business approach.

Stars: Jonathan Alter, Gary Belis, Jimmy Breslin, Graydon Carter

Votes: 53

85. Life, Animated (2016)

PG | 92 min | Documentary, Animation, Drama

7.5
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75 Metascore

A coming of age story about a boy and his family who overcame great challenges by turning Disney animated movies into a language to express love, loss, kinship and brotherhood.

Director: Roger Ross Williams | Stars: Jonathan Freeman, Gilbert Gottfried, Alan Rosenblatt, Owen Suskind

Votes: 4,181 | Gross: $0.24M

86. Fuocoammare (2016)

114 min | Documentary

6.8
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87 Metascore

Capturing life on the Italian island of Lampedusa, a frontline in the European migrant crisis.

Director: Gianfranco Rosi | Stars: Giuseppe Fragapane, Samuele Pucillo, Pietro Bartolo, Maria Costa

Votes: 4,200 | Gross: $0.11M

87. Abstract: The Art of Design (2017– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Documentary

8.5
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A look beyond blueprints and computers into the art and science of design, showcasing great designers from every discipline whose work shapes our world.

Stars: Platon, Elisabeth Biondi, Ilse Crawford, Es Devlin

Votes: 2,216

88. I Am Not Your Negro (2016)

PG-13 | 93 min | Documentary

7.7
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95 Metascore

Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House.

Director: Raoul Peck | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, James Baldwin, Harry Belafonte, Marlon Brando

Votes: 9,323 | Gross: $7.12M

89. Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed (2007 TV Movie)

155 min | Documentary

7.8
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Filmmakers, critics and even politicians discuss the social impact of the "Star Wars" films and the franchise's reliance in mythology and history.

Director: Kevin Burns | Stars: George Lucas, Linda Ellerbee, Tom Brokaw, Newt Gingrich

Votes: 558

90. 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: 15,162

91. GLOW: The Story of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (2012)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary

7.3
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GLOW: The Story of The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling chronicles the rise and fall of the first ever all-female wrestling show through the stories of those who lived it.

Director: Brett Whitcomb | Stars: Emily Dole, Dee Booher, Angelina Altishin, Jeanne Basone

Votes: 1,041

92. El fin de ETA (2017)

Documentary

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From the "socialization of suffering" to peace in the Basque Country: with extraordinary access to the principal players, this is the story of a 10 year process, which began with secret ... See full summary »

Director: Justin Webster | Stars: Jesús Eguiguren, Arnaldo Otegi, Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba

Votes: 192

93. Beware the Slenderman (2016)

TV-14 | 114 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.3
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Tells the story of two 12-year old girls, who attempted to murder one of their friends in an attempt to appease Slenderman, a fictional monster from a horror website.

Director: Irene Taylor Brodsky | Stars: Morgan Geyser, Anissa Weier, Angie Geyser, Bill Weier

Votes: 3,758

94. Food Choices (2016)

TV-PG | 91 min | Documentary

7.4
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This documentary follows filmmaker Michal Siewierski as he explores the impact that food choice has on people's health, the health of our planet and on the lives of other species sharing ... See full summary »

Director: Michal Siewierski | Stars: Pam Popper, T. Colin Campbell, Joe Cross, Ashlee Piper

Votes: 1,822