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Tabloid (2010 Documentary)
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A documentary on a former Miss Wyoming who is charged with abducting and imprisoning a young Mormon Missionary. (87 mins.)
Director: Errol Morris
 
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Grey Gardens (1975 Documentary)
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An old mother and her middle-aged daughter, the aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, live their eccentric lives in a filthy, decaying mansion in East Hampton. (94 mins.)
 
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Bobby Fischer Against the World (2011 Documentary)
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'Bobby Fischer Against the World' is a documentary feature exploring the tragic and bizarre life of the late chess master Bobby Fischer... (93 mins.)
Director: Liz Garbus
 
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Man on Wire (2008 Documentary)
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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." (94 mins.)
Director: James Marsh
 
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Conan O'Brien Can't Stop (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary on Conan O'Brien's comedy tour of the U.S. and Canada after leaving his post at "The Tonight Show" and severing his relationship with NBC. (89 mins.)
Director: Rodman Flender
 
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Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010 Documentary)
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The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy... (87 mins.)
Director: Banksy
 
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Grizzly Man (2005 Documentary)
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A devastating and heartrending take on grizzly bear activists Timothy Treadwell and Amie Huguenard, who were killed in October of 2003 while living among grizzlies in Alaska. (103 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
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Regretters (2010 Documentary)
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Two men in their 60s meet for the first time and discuss their respective sex changes, and subsequent reversals. (58 mins.)
Director: Marcus Lindeen
 
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American Movie (1999 Documentary)
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Documentary about an aspiring filmmaker's attempts to finance his dream project by finally completing the low-budget horror film he abandoned years before. (107 mins.)
Director: Chris Smith
 
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Sacrificio: Who Betrayed Che Guevara (2001 Documentary)
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The two young Swedish journalist's Erik Gandini and Tarik Saleh have worked one year with Sacrificio... (60 mins.)
 
11.
The Real John Lennon (2000 Documentary)
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Biographical documentary tracing John Lennon's life and music. (90 mins.)
Director: Richard Denton
 
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Tyson (2008 Documentary)
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A mixture of original interviews and archival footage and photographs sheds light on the life experiences of Mike Tyson. (90 mins.)
Director: James Toback
 
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Lemmy (2010 Documentary)
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A documentary on the life and career of revered heavy-metal musician Lemmy Kilmister. (116 mins.)
 
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Palme (2012 Documentary)
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The life and times of Olof Palme, the prime minister of Sweden until his assassination in 1986. (103 mins.)
 
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Woody Allen: A Documentary (2012 Documentary)
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Iconic writer, director, actor, comedian and musician Woody Allen allowed his life and creative... (195 mins.)
Director: Robert B. Weide
 
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When We Were Kings (1996 Documentary)
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A documentary of the 1974 heavyweight championship bout in Zaire, "The Rumble in the Jungle," between champion George Foreman and underdog challenger Muhammad Ali. (88 mins.)
Director: Leon Gast
 
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Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple (2006 Documentary)
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Featuring never-before-seen footage, this documentary delivers a startling new look at the Peoples Temple, headed by preacher Jim Jones who, in 1978, led more than 900 members to Guyana, where he orchestrated a mass suicide via tainted punch. (86 mins.)
Director: Stanley Nelson
 
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Anton Corbijn Inside Out (2012 Documentary)
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An intimate portrait of Anton Corbijn as he travels the world as a photographer, film maker and video artist... (85 mins.)
 
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Bob Wilson's Life & Death of Marina Abramovic (2012 Documentary)
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"Bob Wilson's Life & Death of Marina Abramovic" follows the coming together of director Robert Wilson... (57 mins.)
 
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Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview (2012 Documentary)
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A conversation with Steve Jobs as he was running NeXT, the company he had founded after leaving Apple. (70 mins.)
Director: Paul Sen
 
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The Queen of Versailles (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary that follows a billionaire couple as they begin construction on a mansion inspired by Versailles. During the next two years, their empire, fueled by the real estate bubble and cheap money, falters due to the economic crisis. (100 mins.)
 
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Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary that follows the Serbian performance artist as she prepares for a retrospective of her work at The Museum of Modern Art in New York. (106 mins.)
 
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Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer (2003 Documentary)
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Nick Broomfield's second documentary on Aileen Carol Wuornos, a highway prostitute who was executed in 2002 for killing six men in the state of Florida. This second installment includes the filmmaker's testimony at Wournous's trial. (93 mins.)
 
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The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers (2009 Documentary)
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"The Most Dangerous Man in America" is the story of what happens when a former Pentagon insider, armed only with his conscience... (92 mins.)
 
25.
Searching for Sugar Man (2012 Documentary)
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Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock n roller, Rodriguez. (86 mins.)
 
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Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story (2008 Documentary)
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The Murrow, Polk, and IDA Award-winning documentary Boogie Man is about Lee Atwater, a blues-playing... (86 mins.)
Director: Stefan Forbes
 
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An Unreasonable Man (2006 Documentary)
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A look at the career of consumer advocate Ralph Nader from wannabe presidential candidate to public pariah. (122 mins.)
 
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The Deceiver (2008 Documentary)
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The film follows the tracks of a master fraudster, impersonator and Ponzi schemer who, among other exploits... (87 mins.)
 
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Hit So Hard (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary that follows Hole drummer Patty Schemel as she struggles with fame and addiction. (103 mins.)
 
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Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary that chronicles artist and activist Ai Weiwei as he prepares for a series of exhibitions and gets into an increasing number of clashes with the Chinese government. (91 mins.)
Director: Alison Klayman
 
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William S. Burroughs: A Man Within (2010 Documentary)
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William S. Burroughs: featuring never before seen footage as well as exclusive interviews with his closest friends and colleagues... (87 mins.)
Director: Yony Leyser
 
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Senna (2010 Documentary)
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A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34. (106 mins.)
Director: Asif Kapadia
 
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Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story (2012 Documentary)
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The story of Yonatan Netanyahu, commander of an elite Israeli army commando unit who was killed during Operation Entebbe...
 
34.
Bill Cunningham New York (2010 Documentary)
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A profile of the noted and extraordinarily cheerful veteran New York City fashion photographer. (84 mins.)
Director: Richard Press
 
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George Harrison: Living in the Material World (2011 Documentary)
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Filmmaker Martin Scorsese examines the life of musician George Harrison, weaving together interviews, concert footage, home movies and photographs. (208 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
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A Brief History of Time (1991 Documentary)
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A film about the life and work of the cosmologist, Stephen Hawking, who despite his near total paralysis, is one of the great minds of all time. (80 mins.)
Director: Errol Morris
 
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Garbo: The Spy (2009 Documentary)
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A compelling account of Juan Pujol, an extraordinary Spanish double agent during WWII who helped change the course of history. (88 mins.)
Director: Edmon Roch
 
38.
Superstar: The Life and Times of Andy Warhol (1990 Documentary)
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A look at the life, work, and impact of Andy Warhol (1928-1987), pop icon and artist, from his childhood... (87 mins.)
Director: Chuck Workman
 
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Helmut by June (2007 Documentary)
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Director: June Newton
 
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Crumb (1994 Documentary)
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An intimate portrait of the controversial cartoonist and his traumatized family. (119 mins.)
Director: Terry Zwigoff
 
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Cobain: Montage of Heck (2015 Documentary)
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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. (145 mins.)
Director: Brett Morgen