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1. What!? Logo Documentaries (2012– )

60 min | Documentary

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Set to engage and possibly enrage viewers, the 'What!? Logo Documentaries' explore unusual worlds, people, and experiences outside the everyday and sometimes outside our comfort zone. It's ... See full summary »

Star: Jane Horrocks

Votes: 15

2. Louis Theroux: Twilight of the Porn Stars (2012 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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In 1997, Louis made a documentary on the booming Californian porn industry. In 2012, he returns to find an industry that has been decimated by illegal Internet tube sites.

Director: Jason Massot | Stars: Louis Theroux, Francine Amidor, Brandy Aniston, Brad Armstrong

Votes: 1,112

3. Louis Theroux: Extreme Love - Autism (2012 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

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Louis travels to DLC Warren in New Jersey, an innovative autism school.

Director: Jamie Pickup | Stars: Louis Theroux, Nicky Ingrassia

Votes: 911

4. Louis Theroux: America's Most Dangerous Pets (2011 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary

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In America's heartlands, Louis looks at private collections of tigers and chimpanzees.

Director: Jamie Pickup | Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 623

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

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

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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

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

60 min | Documentary

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

Stars: Louis Theroux, Yair Lieberman, Daniel Luria

Votes: 776

7. Louis Theroux: Law and Disorder in Lagos (2010 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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Louis Theroux is in Lagos, following the local gangs and a paramilitary task force.

Director: Jason Massot | Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 474

8. Louis Theroux: America's Medicated Kids (2010 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

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Louis meets parents who have turned to medication to keep their children under control.

Director: Danny Horan | Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 1,005

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

45 min | Documentary

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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: 1,427

10. Louis Theroux: Law and Disorder in Philadelphia (2008)

60 min | Documentary

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Louis Theroux visits a run down area of Philadelphia as part of his Law and Disorder Series.

Votes: 648

11. Louis Theroux's African Hunting Holiday (2008 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

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Louis goes to South Africa where American tourists pay to hunt wild animals in privately owned reserves.

Director: Paddy Wivell | Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 777

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

60 min | Documentary

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

Director: Stuart Cabb | Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 1,508

13. Louis Theroux: Law and Disorder in Johannesburg (2008)

TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary

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One of the installments in the Louis Theroux Law and Disorder Series

Votes: 591

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

60 min | Documentary

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

Stars: Stuart Linder, Louis Theroux

Votes: 1,045

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

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

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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: 3,322

16. The Weird World of Louis Theroux (2007 TV Movie)

68 min | Documentary

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Louis Theroux narrates a compilation of clips from his documentaries.

Directors: Helen Sage, Stuart Cabb, Daniel Elias, Guy Gilbert, Alicia Kerr, Geoffrey O'Connor, Ed Robbins, Catey Sexton, Kate Townsend, Will Yapp | Stars: Louis Theroux, Robert Black, DeWayne Bruce, Jessica Callan

Votes: 157

17. Louis and the Nazis (2003 TV Movie)

70 min | Documentary

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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: 1,502

18. Louis, Martin & Michael (2003 TV Movie)

75 min | Documentary

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In 2001, Louis Theroux decides to set out on a journey to interview Michael Jackson. When Michael comes to the UK, Louis approaches Uri Geller but gets turned down. He then finds out that ... See full summary »

Director: Will Yapp | Stars: Louis Theroux, David Blaine, Uri Geller, Terry George

Votes: 541

19. Louis and the Brothel (2003 TV Movie)

80 min | Documentary

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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: 1,165

20. When Louis Met... Max Clifford (2002 TV Special)

50 min | Documentary

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Director: Alicia Kerr | Stars: Louis Theroux, Nicky Byrne, Jessica Callan, Liz Clifford

Votes: 182

21. When Louis Met... Chris Eubank (2002 TV Special)

48 min | Documentary

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Louis sets off to meet Chris Eubank, to try and get underneath the extravagant persona he has made for himself.

Director: Alicia Kerr | Stars: Louis Theroux, Chris Eubank, Karron Eubank, David Gower

Votes: 250

22. When Louis Met... Ann Widdecombe (2002 TV Special)

49 min | Documentary

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Journalist Louis Theroux spends some time with Conservative MP Ann Widdecombe and finds out what makes her tick.

Director: Kate Townsend | Stars: Louis Theroux, Ann Widdecombe, Michael Ancram, Kenneth Clarke

Votes: 259

23. When Louis Met... The Hamiltons (2001 TV Special)

78 min | Documentary

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Director: Will Yapp | Stars: Louis Theroux, Neil Hamilton, Christine Hamilton, Gyles Brandreth

Votes: 343

24. When Louis Met Paul and Debbie (2001 TV Special)

49 min | Documentary

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For 20 years Paul Daniels mesmerised audiences with his conjuring tricks, helped by his wife and assistant, Debbie McGee. Now in their sixties and forties respectively, Paul has given up ... See full summary »

Director: Will Yapp | Stars: Louis Theroux, Paul Daniels, Debbie McGee, Ainsley Harriott

Votes: 367

25. When Louis Met... Jimmy (2000 TV Special)

49 min | Documentary

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Louis spends a week with Jimmy Savile and attempts to get behind the public persona.

Director: Will Yapp | Stars: Louis Theroux, Jimmy Savile, Michael Buerk, Elizabeth Dawn

Votes: 448

26. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: Weird Christmas (1998)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

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A reality TV pilot which chronicled four individuals from different American subcultures who spend Christmas together in New York with presenter Louis Theroux.

Director: Geoffrey O'Connor | Stars: Louis Theroux, Randy James, J.J. Michaels, Mike Oehler

Votes: 164

27. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: Televangelists (1998)

Not Rated | 50 min | Documentary

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Louis visits Texas and to meet some born again Christians. He drops in on TV evangelists Marcus Lamb and his wife Joni. He also goes preaching with a Christian cult called The Family.

Director: Daniel Elias | Stars: Louis Theroux, Randy James, Joni Lamb, Marcus Lamb

Votes: 178

28. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: UFOs (1998)

Not Rated | 50 min | Documentary

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Louis investigates the strange world of UFO seekers, beginning with a group called the Alien Resistance Movement, before heading to Colorado, where many sightings have occurred, and then on to Nevada's infamous Area 51.

Director: Debbie Geller | Stars: Louis Theroux, Glenn Campbell, Robert Short

Votes: 191

29. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: Porn (1998)

Not Rated | 50 min | Documentary

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Louis visits the home of the American porn industry, the San Fernando Valley. His hopes of getting a part in a porn film begin with some nude shots in Jim South's modeling agency. A walk on... See full summary »

Director: Geoffrey O'Connor | Stars: Louis Theroux, Kaitlyn Ashley, Johnnie Black, Robert Black

Votes: 257

30. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: Survivalists (1998)

Not Rated | 50 min | Documentary

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Louis visits rural Idaho to meet a variety of anti-government groups and individuals who live there.

Director: Ed Robbins | Stars: Louis Theroux, Richard Butler, Bo Gritz, Jerry Gruidl

Votes: 185

31. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: Informercials (1999)

Not Rated | 48 min | Documentary

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Louis investigates the world of home shopping channels.

Director: Ed Robbins | Stars: Louis Theroux, Sue Ferrara, Billy Mays, Rick Paap

Votes: 132

32. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: Swingers (1999)

Not Rated | 48 min | Documentary

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Louis Theroux visits Southern California, home to a group of people known as swingers.

Director: Geoffrey O'Connor | Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 177

33. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: Black Nationalism (1999)

Not Rated | 49 min | Documentary

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Louis Theroux travels to New York to meet proponents of black nationalism.

Director: Kate Townsend | Stars: Louis Theroux, Khalid Muhammad, Al Sharpton

Votes: 174

34. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: Demolition Derby (1999)

Not Rated | Documentary

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Louis meets with veteran demolition drivers, discusses their motivations, successes and failures, and is convinced by a duo of drivers (one retired, one up-and-comer) to participate in a derby himself - with unexpected results.

Director: Jennifer Crone | Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 116

35. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: Off-Off Broadway (1999)

Not Rated | 49 min | Documentary

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Chronicles the struggles of actors trying to "break in" to the business in New York City.

Director: Geoffrey O'Connor | Stars: Louis Theroux, Sarah Adams, Erin Foley, Lisa Gold

Votes: 129

36. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: Wrestling (1999)

Not Rated | 48 min | Documentary

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Louis explores what it takes to be a professional wrestler, interviewing male wrestlers, a referee, and Randy Savage's wrestling valet Stephanie Bellars. Louis takes some practice training at the WCW Powerplant.

Director: Ed Robbins | Stars: Louis Theroux, Marcus Bagwell, Stephanie Bellars, Scott Bigelow

Votes: 167

37. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: Self-Fulfillment (2000)

Not Rated | 48 min | Documentary

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A satirical investigation into a Las Vegas based movement to inspire self-improvement through hypnosis.

Director: Geoffrey O'Connor | Stars: Louis Theroux, Ross Jeffries, Marshall Sylver

Votes: 115

38. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: India: Enlightenment (2000)

Not Rated | 50 min | Documentary

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Louis goes to India to meet the hundreds of Westerners left their homes and lives to embrace spiritual enlightenment. In the course of time, he gets involved into spiritual exercises, meets... See full summary »

Director: Peter Jamieson | Stars: Louis Theroux, Hari Sauri Das, Jayapataka Swami

Votes: 110

39. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: Boer Separatists (2000)

Not Rated | 49 min | Documentary

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Louis Theroux visits whites in South Africa who are refusing to accept Apartheid's end.

Director: Kate Townsend | Stars: Louis Theroux, Dewald Aukema, Eugene Terre'Blanche

Votes: 115

40. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: Body-Building (2000)

Not Rated | 50 min | Documentary

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The Body-building episode was centered on USA body-building, but a lot of which was related to female fetish stuff, and specialty wrestling video producers.

Director: Alicia Kerr | Stars: Louis Theroux, Frank Cassavetes, Guy A. Grundy, David Paul

Votes: 143

41. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: Looking for Love (2000)

Not Rated | 50 min | Documentary

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Louis visits Bangkok to meet the people behind the dating agencies that introduce Thai women to Western men.

Director: Catey Sexton | Stars: Louis Theroux, Ronnie Conrad, Lawrence Lynch, Khum Mam

Votes: 155

42. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: Rap (2000)

Not Rated | 50 min | Documentary

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Louis visits America's South to see if he can make it as a gangster rapper.

Director: Kate Townsend | Stars: Louis Theroux, Master P, Dick McGee, D. Sparky

Votes: 143