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1. Taxi to the Dark Side (2007)

R | 106 min | Documentary, Crime, War

7.6
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82 Metascore

Alex Gibney exposes the haunting details of the USA's torture and interrogation practices during the War in Afghanistan.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Alex Gibney, Brian Keith Allen, Moazzam Begg, Christopher Beiring

Votes: 12,591 | Gross: $0.27M

2. Religulous (2008)

R | 101 min | Documentary, Comedy, War

7.7
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56 Metascore

Bill Maher's take on the current state of world religion.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Bill Maher, Tal Bachman, Jonathan Boulden, Steve Burg

Votes: 54,687 | Gross: $13.00M

3. My Kid Could Paint That (2007)

PG-13 | 82 min | Documentary, Family, Mystery

7.2
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74 Metascore

A look at the work and surprising success of a four-year-old girl whose paintings have been compared to the likes of Picasso and has raked in hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Director: Amir Bar-Lev | Stars: Marla Olmstead, Laura Olmstead, Mark Olmstead, Amir Bar-Lev

Votes: 2,934 | Gross: $0.23M

4. The Tillman Story (2010)

R | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, Mystery

7.8
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86 Metascore

Pat Tillman never thought of himself as a hero. His choice to leave a multimillion-dollar football contract and join the military wasn't done for any reason other than he felt it was the ... See full summary »

Director: Amir Bar-Lev | Stars: Pat Tillman, Josh Brolin, Mary Tillman, Russell Baer

Votes: 4,161 | Gross: $0.80M

5. 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: 55,655 | Gross: $3.29M

6. Super High Me (2007)

R | 94 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.1
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Stand up comedian and marijuana user Doug Benson documents thirty days of pot free living and thirty days of non-stop use to compare the effects of both.

Director: Michael Blieden | Stars: Brian Unger, Gary Cohan, Robert Gore, Sean Tabibian

Votes: 12,142

7. 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: 37,971 | Gross: $14.36M

8. If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front (2011)

Unrated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

7.2
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65 Metascore

A rare behind-the-curtain look at the Earth Liberation Front, the radical environmental group that the FBI calls America's 'number one domestic terrorist threat.'

Directors: Marshall Curry, Sam Cullman | Stars: Daniel McGowan, Lisa McGowan, Tim Lewis, Kirk Engdall

Votes: 2,834 | Gross: $0.06M

9. 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: 44,904

10. Films of Fury: The Kung Fu Movie Movie (2011)

R | 80 min | Documentary, History

6.6
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The history of the martial arts film genre.

Directors: Andrew Corvey, Andrew W. Robinson | Star: Yuri Lowenthal

Votes: 254

11. Bad 25 (2012)

Not Rated | 131 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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65 Metascore

A documentary on Michael Jackson and the legacy of his record Bad.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Michael Jackson, Glen Ballard, John Barnes, Jennifer Batten

Votes: 1,580

12. Beware of Mr. Baker (2012)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary

7.7
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78 Metascore

Ginger Baker looks back on his musical career with Cream and Blind Faith; his introduction to Fela Kuti; his self-destructive patterns and losses of fortune; and his current life inside a fortified South African compound.

Director: Jay Bulger | Stars: Ginger Baker, Femi Kuti, Eric Clapton, Stewart Copeland

Votes: 2,685 | Gross: $0.11M

13. Touching the Void (2003)

R | 106 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

8.1
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82 Metascore

The true story of two climbers and their perilous journey up the west face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in 1985.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Simon Yates, Joe Simpson, Brendan Mackey, Nicholas Aaron

Votes: 29,368 | Gross: $4.58M

14. Four Horsemen (2012)

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary, News

7.8
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The modern day Four Horsemen continue to ride roughshod over the people who can least afford it. Crises are converging when governments, religion and mainstream economists have stalled. 23 ... See full summary »

Director: Ross Ashcroft | Stars: Dominic Frisby, Gillian Tett, Lawrence Wilkerson, David Morgan

Votes: 2,334

15. 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: 485 | Gross: $0.01M

16. 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: 4,959 | Gross: $0.06M

17. 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: 7,151 | Gross: $0.22M

18. 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: 10,566 | Gross: $4.95M

19. A Band Called Death (2012)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.5
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77 Metascore

A documentary on the 1970s punk trio Death, and their new-found popularity decades after they disbanded.

Directors: Mark Christopher Covino, Jeff Howlett | Stars: Bobby Hackney, David Hackney, Dannis Hackney, Robbie Duncan

Votes: 3,050 | Gross: $0.13M

20. How to Make Money Selling Drugs (2012)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, Crime

7.7
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68 Metascore

Ten easy steps show you how to make money from drugs, featuring a series of interviews with drug dealers, prison employees, and lobbyists arguing for tougher drug laws.

Director: Matthew Cooke | Stars: Susan Sarandon, David Simon, 50 Cent, Woody Harrelson

Votes: 6,313 | Gross: $1.50M

21. The African Cypher (2012)

88 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy

7.8
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The African Cypher 'When we dance we find purpose with our bodies' - Tom London (Soweto's Finest) Street dance in South Africa is a complex, convoluted underworld; that like most ... See full summary »

Director: Bryan Little | Stars: Mbuso Kgarebe, Bryan Little

Votes: 5

22. 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: 8,371 | Gross: $0.38M

23. The Last Train from Hiroshima: The Survivors Look Back

Drama, History | Delayed

A documentation of the unknowing survivors as they recount their last thoughts about Hiroshima before witnessing its destruction.

Director: James Cameron

24. America: Imagine the World Without Her (2014)

PG-13 | 105 min | Documentary

5.6
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15 Metascore

A story that questions the shaming of the US through revisionist history, lies and omissions by educational institutions, political organizations, Alinsky, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and other progressives to destroy America.

Directors: Dinesh D'Souza, John Sullivan | Stars: Dinesh D'Souza, Barack Obama, Josh Bonzie, Rich Bentz

Votes: 5,768 | Gross: $14.44M

25. 2016: Obama's America (2012)

PG | 87 min | Documentary

5.1
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28 Metascore

A documentary that examines the question, "If Barack Obama wins a second term, where will we be in 2016?"

Directors: Dinesh D'Souza, John Sullivan | Stars: Jay Bastian, Joe Biden, Cait Brasel, Gene Burris Jr.

Votes: 9,451 | Gross: $33.45M

26. 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: 44,690 | Gross: $2.80M

27. The Great Invisible (2014)

PG-13 | 92 min | Documentary

6.7
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72 Metascore

A documentary on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion as seen through the eyes of oil executives, survivors and Gulf Coast residents who experienced it first-hand and then were left to pick up the pieces while the world moved on.

Director: Margaret Brown | Stars: Meccah Boynton-Brown, Doug Brown, Bob Cavnar, Brent Coon

Votes: 418 | Gross: $0.01M

28. 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: 18,449 | Gross: $0.26M

29. Kubrick's Odyssey: Secrets Hidden in the Films of Stanley Kubrick; Part One: Kubrick and Apollo (2011 Video)

70 min | Documentary

6.9
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This provocative and insightful film is the first in a series of documentaries that will reveal the secret knowledge embedded in the work of the greatest filmmaker of all time: Stanley ... See full summary »

Director: Jay Weidner

Votes: 287

30. Virunga (2014)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, War

8.3
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95 Metascore

A team of brave individuals risk their lives to protect the last mountain gorillas.

Director: Orlando von Einsiedel | Stars: André Bauma, Emmanuel de Merode, Mélanie Gouby, Rodrigue Mugaruka Katembo

Votes: 8,044

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: 1,605 | Gross: $0.26M

32. Downtown 81 (1981)

Unrated | 72 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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52 Metascore

The film is a day in the life of a young artist, Jean Michel Basquiat, who needs to raise money to reclaim the apartment from which he has been evicted. He wanders the downtown streets ... See full summary »

Director: Edo Bertoglio | Stars: Jean Michel Basquiat, John Lurie, Richard Weigand, Cyndy Schneidau

Votes: 890 | Gross: $0.10M

33. Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson (2008)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.7
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73 Metascore

A portrait of the late gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Hunter S. Thompson, Johnny Depp, Joe Cairo, David Carlo

Votes: 6,884 | Gross: $1.25M

34. The Gerson Miracle (2004)

Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary

7.7
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In 1928, Dr. Max Gerson, a German-Jewish researcher, stumbled upon a therapy that claims to have cured tens of thousands of people worldwide since then, including patients's previously ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Kroschel | Stars: Carol Byrd-Bredbenner, Francesca Dego, Giuliano Dego, Robert Gaffney

Votes: 267

35. The Thought Exchange (2012)

92 min | Documentary

8.0
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Thought Exchange is a simple yet profound way of looking at the world, that allows us to understand and experience the truth about who we really are, where we really live, what we really want, and how to have that all the time.

Director: Usher Morgan | Stars: Lucie Arnaz, David Friedman, Colleen McGloin, Dora Rubin

Votes: 57 | Gross: $0.07M

36. Live and Let Live (2013)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

7.7
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Live and Let Live is a feature documentary examining our relationship with animals, the history of veganism and the ethical, environmental and health reasons that move people to go vegan. ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Pierschel | Stars: Aaron Adams, Jonathan Balcombe, T. Colin Campbell, Gary Francione

Votes: 523

37. What Would It Look Like? (2009)

Not Rated | 25 min | Documentary, Short

7.2
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What if the world embodied our highest potential? What would it look like? As the structures of modern society crumble, is it enough to respond with the same tired solutions? Or are we ... See full summary »

Director: Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee | Stars: Orland Bishop, Tenzin Palmo, Angel Kyodo Williams

Votes: 38

38. Merchants of Doubt (2014)

PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary

7.7
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70 Metascore

A documentary that looks at pundits-for-hire who present themselves as scientific authorities as they speak about topics like toxic chemicals, pharmaceuticals and climate change.

Director: Robert Kenner | Stars: Frederick Singer, Naomi Oreskes, Jamy Ian Swiss, Sam Roe

Votes: 3,075 | Gross: $0.19M

39. The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst (2015– )

TV-14 | 279 min | Documentary, Crime

8.7
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Filmmaker Andrew Jarecki examines the complicated life of reclusive real estate icon Robert Durst, the key suspect in a series of unsolved crimes.

Stars: Robert Durst, Andrew Jarecki, Gary Napoli, Debra Kay Anderson

Votes: 27,618

40. The Yes Men Are Revolting (2014)

Unrated | 91 min | Documentary

6.8
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61 Metascore

Comedy troupe The Yes Men stage phony events and press releases in an effort to bring attention to environmental dangers and corporate greed.

Directors: Andy Bichlbaum, Mike Bonanno, Laura Nix | Stars: Mike Bonanno, Andy Bichlbaum, Benadette Chandia Kodili, Albert Mwesigwa

Votes: 639 | Gross: $0.05M

41. Foodies (2014)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary

6.1
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A documentary on the fine dining subculture of foodies. The interest in haute cuisine has grown exponentially. Now, we enter the world of one of the most influential people on the food ... See full summary »

Directors: Thomas Jackson, Charlotte Landelius, Henrik Stockare | Stars: Andy Hayler, Katie Keiko, Aiste Miseviciute, Perm Paitayawat

Votes: 426

42. A Murder in the Park (2014)

PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, Crime, History

7.3
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70 Metascore

Documentary filmmakers assert that Anthony Porter - a former death-row inmate who was spared the death penalty thanks to the efforts of a college journalism program - was actually guilty, and an innocent man was sent to prison.

Directors: Shawn Rech, Brandon Kimber | Stars: Dexter Hammett, Joseph Alex, Jason Patrick, Denny Castiglione

Votes: 854

43. I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story (2014)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.4
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71 Metascore

Caroll Spinney has been Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since 1969; at 78-years-old, he has no intention of stopping.

Directors: Dave LaMattina, Chad N. Walker | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Debra Spinney

Votes: 1,134 | Gross: $0.01M

44. The Seven Five (2014)

R | 104 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

7.6
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69 Metascore

Meet the dirtiest cop in NYC history. Michael Dowd stole money and dealt drugs while patrolling the streets of 80s Brooklyn.

Director: Tiller Russell | Stars: Mike Dowd, Ken Eurell, Walter Yurkiw, Chickie

Votes: 3,920 | Gross: $0.01M

45. The Look of Silence (2014)

PG-13 | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.3
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92 Metascore

A family that survived the genocide in Indonesia confronts the men who killed one of their brothers.

Director: Joshua Oppenheimer | Stars: Adi Rukun, M.Y. Basrun, Amir Hasan, Inong

Votes: 8,785 | Gross: $0.11M

46. Nowitzki: The Perfect Shot (2014)

Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

7.6
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A documentary that follows the early career of basketball star Dirk Nowitzki, his relationship with coach and mentor Holger Geschwindner, and their path to NBA glory.

Director: Sebastian Dehnhardt | Stars: Dirk Nowitzki, Holger Geschwindner, Kobe Bryant, Rick Carlisle

Votes: 1,498 | Gross: $0.04M

47. Happiness (II) (2013)

80 min | Documentary, Drama, Family

7.1
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In 1999, King Jigme Wangchuck approved the use of television and Internet throughout the largely undeveloped nation of Bhutan, assuring the masses that rapid development was synonymous with... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Balmès | Stars: Peyangki, Kinley Om, Ap Kinley Dorji, Aum Thinley Dolma

Votes: 260

48. 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: 39,103 | Gross: $8.41M

49. Soaked in Bleach (2015)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Crime

7.5
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50 Metascore

Tom Grant, a private investigator once hired by Courtney Love, reveals his take on the death of Kurt Cobain.

Director: Benjamin Statler | Stars: Daniel Roebuck, Sarah Scott, August Emerson, Tyler Bryan

Votes: 11,295

50. Finding Vivian Maier (2013)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, Mystery

7.7
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75 Metascore

A documentary on the late Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs earned her a posthumous reputation as one of the most accomplished street photographers.

Directors: John Maloof, Charlie Siskel | Stars: Vivian Maier, John Maloof, Daniel Arnaud, Simon Amédé

Votes: 10,770 | Gross: $1.51M

51. Cartel Land (2015)

R | 100 min | Documentary

7.4
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76 Metascore

Filmmaker Matthew Heineman examines the state of the ongoing drug problem along the U.S.-Mexican border.

Director: Matthew Heineman | Stars: Tim Nailer Foley, José Manuel 'El Doctor' Mireles, Paco Valencia, Chaneque

Votes: 15,046 | Gross: $0.70M

52. How to Start a Revolution (2011)

85 min | Documentary, Biography, News

7.3
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HOW TO START A REVOLUTION is the remarkable untold story of Nobel Peace Prize nominee Gene Sharp, the world's leading expert on non-violent revolution. This new film (from first time ... See full summary »

Director: Ruaridh Arrow | Stars: Robert Helvey, Jamila Raqib, Gene Sharp

Votes: 229

53. Om våld (2014)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Drama, History

7.4
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80 Metascore

The most daring moments in the struggle for liberation from colonial rule.

Director: Göran Olsson | Stars: Lauryn Hill, Kati Outinen, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Gaetano Pagano

Votes: 521

54. Southern Rites (2015)

TV-14 | 87 min | Documentary

6.6
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One year after the town merges its segregated proms, photographer Gillian Laub documents a divisive murder case in a small Georgia town.

Director: Gillian Laub

Votes: 353

55. Song of Lahore (2015)

PG | 82 min | Documentary, Music

7.2
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69 Metascore

Song of Lahore follows several Pakistani musicians, and asks if there is still room for them in a society roiled by conflict. Featuring the music of the Sachal Jazz Ensemble, and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis.

Directors: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Andy Schocken | Stars: Najaf Ali, Rafiq Ahmed, Saleem Khan, Asad Ali

Votes: 147

56. I Am Thor (2015)

82 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

6.9
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Jon Mikl Thor was a bodybuilding, steel bending, brick smashing rock star in the 70's and 80's whose theatrical band, Thor, never quite made it big. Years later he attempts a comeback that nearly kills him.

Director: Ryan Wise | Stars: Jon Mikl Thor, Mike Favata, Steve Price, Rusty Hamilton

Votes: 580

57. Prescription Thugs (2015)

PG-13 | 86 min | Documentary

7.0
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45 Metascore

In this follow-up to his film BIGGER FASTER STRONGER, director Chris Bell turns his camera on the abuse of prescription drugs and, ultimately, himself. As Bell learns more about Big Pharma,... See full summary »

Directors: Chris Bell, Josh Alexander, Greg Young | Stars: Jeff Hatch, Chris Leben, Matthew Wiese

Votes: 1,677

58. Half Past Autumn: The Life and Works of Gordon Parks (2000 TV Movie)

91 min | Documentary, Biography

8.3
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An intimate look at the life and career of Gordon Parks a true Renaissance man who has excelled as a photographer, novelist, journalist, poet, musician and filmmaker.

Director: Craig Laurence Rice | Stars: Avery Brooks, Flavio da Silva, Nelson George, Coretta Scott King

Votes: 103

59. 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: 18,410 | Gross: $3.82M

60. 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: 3,829 | Gross: $0.41M

61. Tom Swift and His Electric Rifle (2015)

Unrated | 100 min | Documentary, Drama

6.7
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70 Metascore

In the early 2000s, two brothers found tremendous success when their company began selling a device that has been called 'the biggest revolution in law enforcement since the radio.' But as ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Berardini | Stars: Rick Smith, Tom Smith

Votes: 453

62. The Reflektor Tapes (2015)

75 min | Documentary, Music

6.0
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34 Metascore

A blend of interviews, concert footage, and personal moments chronicle the making of the band Arcade Fire's album, Reflektor.

Director: Kahlil Joseph | Stars: Win Butler, Régine Chassagne, Arcade Fire

Votes: 316

63. What Happened, Miss Simone? (2015)

Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.6
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75 Metascore

A documentary about the life and legend Nina Simone, an American singer, pianist, and civil rights activist labeled the "High Priestess of Soul."

Directors: Liz Garbus, Hal Tulchin | Stars: Nina Simone, Lisa Simone Kelly, Roger Nupie, Al Schackman

Votes: 8,671

64. An Open Secret (I) (2014)

PG-13 | 99 min | Documentary, Crime

7.4
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66 Metascore

An investigation into accusations of teenagers being sexually abused within the film industry.

Director: Amy Berg | Stars: Evan Henzi, Michael Egan III, Mark Ryan, Joey Coleman

Votes: 1,428

65. Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner (2007 Video)

214 min | Documentary

8.3
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The definitive three-and-a-half hour documentary about the troubled creation and enduring legacy of the science fiction classic Blade Runner (1982), culled from 80 interviews and hours of never-before-seen outtakes and lost footage.

Director: Charles de Lauzirika | Stars: Daryl Hannah, Michael Deeley, Harrison Ford, Joanna Cassidy

Votes: 1,565

66. The Witness (I) (2015)

89 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

7.1
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79 Metascore

The brother of Kitty Genovese investigates the circumstances of her murder and the truth of the story that dozens of locals witnessed the crime and did nothing to intervene.

Director: James D. Solomon | Stars: William Genovese, Shannon Beeby, Kitty Genovese, Catherine Pelonero

Votes: 2,672

67. Miss Sharon Jones! (2015)

Unrated | 93 min | Documentary, Music

7.2
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77 Metascore

Miss Sharon Jones: Dreams never expire but sometimes they are deferred. Miss Sharon Jones follows the talented and gregarious soul singer of the Grammy nominated R&B band "Sharon Jones and ... See full summary »

Director: Barbara Kopple | Stars: Sharon Jones, Starr Adkins, Binky Griptite, Megan Holken

Votes: 413 | Gross: $0.12M

68. Time to Choose (2015)

100 min | Documentary

7.2
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75 Metascore

Documentary filmmaker Charles Ferguson turns his lens to address worldwide climate change challenges and solutions.

Director: Charles Ferguson | Stars: Oscar Isaac, Peter Agnefjall, Tasso Azevedo, Neal Barnard

Votes: 148 | Gross: $0.03M

69. American Crime Story (2016– )

TV-MA | 42 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.5
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An anthology series centered around America's most notorious crimes and criminals.

Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Sarah Paulson, Courtney B. Vance, Romeo Visca

Votes: 50,111

70. The Lovers & the Despot (2016)

Unrated | 98 min | Documentary, Thriller

6.5
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65 Metascore

The story of the South Korean actor, Choi Eun-hee, and her ex-husband and film director, Shin Sang-ok, who were individually kidnapped and reunited by dictator and film fan Kim Jong-il to force them to develop North Korea's film industry.

Directors: Ross Adam, Robert Cannan | Stars: Eun-hie Choi, Paul Courtenay Hyu, Sang-ok Shin

Votes: 680 | Gross: $0.06M

71. Human (I) (2015)

190 min | Documentary

8.7
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A collection of stories about and images of our world, offering an immersion to the core of what it means to be human.

Director: Yann Arthus-Bertrand | Stars: Luis Cancu, Atman, Berthony, Bruno

Votes: 4,803

72. 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: 15,300 | Gross: $1.34M

73. La Terre vue du ciel (2004)

67 min | Documentary

7.6
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Yann Arthus-Bertrand has flown over hundreds of countries to create an extraordinary aerial portrait of our planet as never seen before. This DVD from the Panoramica Motion Gallery is '... See full summary »

Director: Renaud Delourme | Stars: Bernard Giraudeau, Nils Hugon

Votes: 283

74. I Am Not Your Negro (2016)

PG-13 | 93 min | Documentary

7.8
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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: 9,884 | Gross: $7.12M

75. 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: 15,556

76. The Yes Men (2003)

R | 83 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.9
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68 Metascore

Anti-corporate activists travel from conference to conference, impersonating member of the World Trade Organization.

Directors: Dan Ollman, Sarah Price, Chris Smith | Stars: Andreas Bichlbauer, Mike Bonanno, Andy Bichlbaum, Michael Moore

Votes: 5,259 | Gross: $0.20M

77. The Yes Men Fix the World (2009)

87 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.6
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71 Metascore

Troublemaking duo Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno, posing as their industrious alter-egos, expose the people profiting from Hurricane Katrina, the faces behind the environmental disaster in Bhopal, and other shocking events.

Directors: Andy Bichlbaum, Mike Bonanno, Kurt Engfehr | Stars: Reggie Watts, Mike Bonanno, Andy Bichlbaum, Richard Ebeling

Votes: 4,751 | Gross: $0.19M

78. Collapse (II) (2009)

Unrated | 82 min | Documentary

7.8
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71 Metascore

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.

Director: Chris Smith | Star: Michael Ruppert

Votes: 6,198 | Gross: $0.05M

79. They Call Us Monsters (2016)

82 min | Documentary

7.2
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65 Metascore

Legislators debate legislation that allows for adult charges for juvenile offenders.

Director: Ben Lear | Stars: Juan Gamez, Antonio Hernandez, Jarad Nava

Votes: 363

80. Mr. Chibbs (2017)

86 min | Documentary

7.3
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"Mr. Chibbs" is an observational feature length documentary that follows NBA All-Star Kenny Anderson, in the midst of a mid life crisis, dealing with drinking issues, attempting to get a ... See full summary »

Director: Jill Campbell | Stars: Kenny Anderson, Natasha Anderson, Nate Archibald, Tiki Barber

Votes: 51 | Gross: $0.01M

81. Burden (IV) (2016)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography

6.7
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72 Metascore

A probing portrait of Chris Burden, an artist who took creative expression to the limits and risked his life in the name of art.

Directors: Richard Dewey, Timothy Marrinan | Stars: Chris Burden, Marina Abramovic, Vito Acconci, Larry Bell

Votes: 123 | Gross: $0.02M

82. Night School (II) (2016)

Unrated | 85 min | Documentary

7.1
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76 Metascore

A documentary about three students determined to graduate from their high school in Indianapolis, despite the fact that the institution has one of the lowest graduation rates in the country.

Director: Andrew Cohn | Stars: Greg Henson, Shynika Jakes, Melissa Lewis

Votes: 83 | Gross: $0.00M

83. The Hunt (II) (2015– )

60 min | Documentary

9.3
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The fascinating relationship between predators and their prey, and the strategies predators use to catch their food and prey use to escape death.

Stars: David Attenborough, Damien Boisseau

Votes: 2,277

84. City of Ghosts (2017)

R | 92 min | Documentary, War

7.5
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86 Metascore

A documentary that follows the efforts of "Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently," a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014. ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Heineman | Stars: Hamoud, Hussam, Mohamad, Hassan

Votes: 1,537 | Gross: $0.13M

85. Step (2017)

PG | 84 min | Documentary

6.8
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81 Metascore

STEP documents the senior year of a girls' high-school step dance team against the background of inner-city Baltimore.

Director: Amanda Lipitz | Stars: Paula Dofat, Blessin Giraldo, Cori Grainger, Tayla Solomon

Votes: 508 | Gross: $1.15M

86. Sidemen: Long Road to Glory (2016)

77 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.3
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70 Metascore

SIDEMEN - Long Road To Glory is an intimate look at the incredible lives and legacies of piano player Pinetop Perkins, drummer Willie 'Big Eyes' Smith and guitarist Hubert Sumlin, all Muddy... See full summary »

Director: Scott D. Rosenbaum | Stars: Marc Maron, Pinetop Perkins, Hubert Sumlin, Willie 'Big Eyes' Smith

Votes: 68 | Gross: $0.03M

87. The Rape of Recy Taylor (2017)

91 min | Documentary

6.9
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73 Metascore

Mrs. Recy Taylor was gang raped by six white boys in 1944 Alabama. Unbroken, she spoke up and fought for justice with help from Rosa Parks and legions of women.

Director: Nancy Buirski | Stars: Tommy Bernardi, Robert Corbitt, Alma Daniels, Cynthia Erivo

Votes: 41

88. Five Broken Cameras (2011)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, War

8.0
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78 Metascore

A documentary on a Palestinian farmer's chronicle of his nonviolent resistance to the actions of the Israeli army.

Directors: Emad Burnat, Guy Davidi | Stars: Emad Burnat, Soraya Burnat, Mohammed Burnat, Yasin Burnat

Votes: 5,240 | Gross: $0.11M

89. I Called Him Morgan (2016)

92 min | Documentary, Drama, History

7.3
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90 Metascore

An exploration of the relationship between jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan and his common-law wife Helen, who was implicated in his murder in 1972.

Director: Kasper Collin | Stars: Lee Morgan, Helen Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Larry Reni Thomas

Votes: 639 | Gross: $0.10M

90. Dealt (2017)

85 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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66 Metascore

Sixty-two year old Richard Turner is renowned as one of the world's greatest card magicians, yet he is completely blind. This is an in-depth look at a complex character who is one of magic's greatest hidden treasures.

Director: Luke Korem | Stars: Richard Turner, Johnny Thompson, Max Maven, Armando Lucero

Votes: 224 | Gross: $0.03M

91. Human Flow (2017)

PG-13 | 140 min | Documentary

6.8
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77 Metascore

Human Flow is director and artist Ai Weiwei's detailed and heartbreaking exploration into the global refugee crisis.

Director: Ai Weiwei | Stars: Israa Abboud, Hiba Abed, Rami Abu Sondos, Fadi Abou Akleh

Votes: 606 | Gross: $0.53M

92. Intent to Destroy (2017)

115 min | Documentary

8.0
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75 Metascore

Filmmaker Joe Berlinger meets with historians and scholars to discuss the Armenian Genocide and the continuing denial by the Turkish government of it ever happening.

Director: Joe Berlinger | Stars: Shohreh Aghdashloo, Taner Akçam, Hagop Asadourian, Peter Balakian

Votes: 321

93. Newtown (2016)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary

6.8
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87 Metascore

A look at how the community of Newtown, Connecticut came together in the aftermath of the largest mass shooting of schoolchildren in American history.

Director: Kim A. Snyder | Stars: Syeda Suriya Ahmed, Daniel Barden, Jackie Barden, James Barden

Votes: 1,145 | Gross: $0.01M

94. The Thin Blue Line (1988)

Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

8.1
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79 Metascore

A film that successfully argued that a man was wrongly convicted for murder by a corrupt justice system in Dallas County, Texas.

Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Randall Adams, David Harris, Gus Rose, Jackie Johnson

Votes: 18,081 | Gross: $1.21M