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1. Indie Game: The Movie (2012)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, Drama

7.7
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73 Metascore

A documentary that follows the journeys of indie game developers as they create games and release those works, and themselves, to the world.

Directors: Lisanne Pajot, James Swirsky | Stars: Jonathan Blow, Brandon Boyer, Renaud Bédard, Anthony Carboni

Votes: 18,753

2. 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: 12,028 | Gross: $0.03M

3. Heckler (2007)

R | 80 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.2
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HECKLER is a comedic feature documentary exploring the increasingly critical world we live in. After starring in a film that was critically bashed, Jamie Kennedy takes on hecklers and ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Addis | Stars: Louie Anderson, Criss Angel, Dave Attell, Vince August

Votes: 2,561

4. Bigger Stronger Faster* (2008)

PG-13 | 105 min | Documentary, Sport

7.6
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80 Metascore

An examination of America's win-at-all-cost culture from the perspective of bodybuilding and performance enhancing drugs, as it focuses on a pair of siblings chasing their dream.

Director: Chris Bell | Stars: Chris Bell, Mike Bell, Mark Bell, Hank Aaron

Votes: 12,426 | Gross: $0.31M

5. America the Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments (2011)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary

6.7
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Award-winning filmmaker Darryl Roberts' takes us into America's dieting craze and its insidious use of BMI and into the lives of industry leaders and icons like Deepak Chopra.

Director: Darryl Roberts | Stars: Ragen Chastain, Deepak Chopra, Bill Clinton, Beverly Johnson

Votes: 69 | Gross: $0.01M

6. The Jeffrey Dahmer Files (2012)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.4
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61 Metascore

An experimental documentary that uses archival footage, interviews, and fictionalized scenarios to tell the story of the people around Jeffrey Dahmer, during the summer of his arrest in 1991.

Director: Chris James Thompson | Stars: Andrew Swant, Pamela Bass, Jeffrey Jentzen, Pat Kennedy

Votes: 1,640

7. 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: 10,570 | Gross: $4.95M

8. Beautiful Darling (2010)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary

7.3
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69 Metascore

A documentary on Candy Darling, The Life and Times of the Andy Warhol Superstar.

Director: James Rasin | Stars: Candy Darling, Andy Warhol, Holly Woodlawn, Fran Lebowitz

Votes: 473

9. Mr. Angel (2013)

68 min | Documentary, Biography

6.8
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Mr. Angel chronicles the extraordinary life of transgender activist and porn pioneer, Buck Angel. He survived addiction, prostitution, and suicide and now tells a moving story of a man's ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Hunt | Stars: Lux Alptraum, Buck Angel, Elayne Angel, Tyra Banks

Votes: 237

10. After Porn Ends (2012)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary

5.7
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An exploration of the lives of several former adult performers who have retired from the porn industry.

Director: Bryce Wagoner | Stars: Amber Lynn, Asia Carrera, Bobby Slayton, Crissy Moran

Votes: 6,031

11. Erasing Hate (2011 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 45 min | Documentary

6.6
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In this hour, MSNBC goes inside the world of Bryon Widner, a former skinhead "pit bull", as he undergoes painful treatments to remove the physical representation of the hate he had exhibited to the world for more than half his life.

Director: Bill Brummel | Stars: Bryon Widner, Julie Widner, Brooke Beck, Andrew Micheal Carter

Votes: 372

12. Tabloid (2010)

R | 87 min | Documentary, Crime

7.1
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74 Metascore

A documentary on a former Miss Wyoming who is charged with abducting and imprisoning a young Mormon Missionary.

Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Joyce McKinney, Peter Tory, Troy Williams, Jackson Shaw

Votes: 5,743 | Gross: $0.68M

13. Tales from the Script (2009)

Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary

7.1
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War stories and life lessons from the industry's top writers.

Director: Peter Hanson | Stars: Allison Anders, Jane Anderson, Doug Atchison, John August

Votes: 1,334 | Gross: $0.01M

14. Dumbstruck (2010)

PG | 85 min | Documentary

6.0
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47 Metascore

At the annual Vent Haven Convention in Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky, ventriloquism capital of the world, director Mark Goffman discovers five extraordinary characters straight out of a ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Goffman | Stars: Bob Ashman, Maria Ashman, Robert J. Ashman, Willie Brown

Votes: 154 | Gross: $0.02M

15. Her Master's Voice (2012)

Not Rated | 64 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

7.6
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Internationally acclaimed ventriloquist Nina Conti, takes the bereaved puppets of her mentor and erstwhile lover Ken Campbell on a pilgrimage to 'Venthaven' the resting place for puppets of... See full summary »

Director: Nina Conti | Stars: Nina Conti, Jim Broadbent, Daisy Campbell, Ken Campbell

Votes: 268

16. Talhotblond: (2009)

R | 83 min | Documentary, Thriller

6.8
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This is the true story of a love triangle that takes place entirely online. Lies lead to murder in real life, as a teenage vixen (screen name 'talhotblond') lures men into her web. ... See full summary »

Director: Barbara Schroeder | Stars: Steve Clement, Thomas Montgomery, Ken Case, Rex Beaber

Votes: 2,561

17. UnHung Hero (2013)

Unrated | 84 min | Documentary

5.5
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UnHung Hero charts a humiliated man's fact-finding journey as he consults porn stars, doctors and anthropologists to learn whether the size of one's manhood matters.

Director: Brian Spitz | Stars: Patrick Moote, Wendy Suzann Miller, Axel Braun, Jonah Falcon

Votes: 2,517

18. The People vs. George Lucas (2010)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.7
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55 Metascore

An examination of the widespread fan disenchantment with George Lucas.

Director: Alexandre O. Philippe | Stars: Joe Nussbaum, Daryl Frazetti, Doug Jones, Damian Hess

Votes: 4,051

19. Being Ginger (2013)

69 min | Documentary

6.0
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63 Metascore

The story of one redhead's attempt to regain his self-confidence.

Director: Scott P. Harris

Votes: 357

20. 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: 4,960 | Gross: $0.06M

21. Danland (2012)

91 min | Documentary, Drama

5.5
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Amateur porn producer Dan Leal, aka 'Porno Dan', searches for commitment and intimacy in spite of his industry and himself.

Director: Alexandra Berger | Star: Porno Dan

Votes: 57

22. Girl Model (2011)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, Thriller

6.5
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68 Metascore

A documentary on the modeling industry's 'supply chain' between Siberia, Japan, and the U.S., told through the experiences of the scouts, agencies, and a 13-year-old model.

Directors: David Redmon, Ashley Sabin | Stars: Ashley Arbaugh, Rachel Blais, Tigran Khachatrian, Nadya Vall

Votes: 2,025 | Gross: $0.02M

23. Smash His Camera (2010)

PG-13 | 87 min | Documentary

7.0
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68 Metascore

A film centering on the life and work of Ron Galella that examines the nature and effect of paparazzi.

Director: Leon Gast | Stars: Floyd Abrams, Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, Joseph Basile, Harry Benson

Votes: 726 | Gross: $0.00M

24. Mortified Nation (2013)

84 min | Documentary

7.3
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Adults share their most embarrassing teenage writings and art in front of total strangers at Mortified stage shows across the country, as the filmmakers explore what the show's popularity says about all of us.

Director: Michael Mayer | Stars: Jenny Bergman, Alexander Burke, Tynan DeLong, Yetta Gottesman

Votes: 815

25. Get Bruce (1999)

R | 82 min | Documentary

6.0
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61 Metascore

Affectionate tribute to Bruce Vilanch (1948- ), who writes material for celebrities who make public appearances, from Oscar hosts and award recipients to Presidents. We meet his mom and see... See full summary »

Director: Andrew J. Kuehn | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Bette Midler, Robin Williams, Nathan Lane

Votes: 568 | Gross: $0.04M

26. Chasing Beauty (2013)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

6.0
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CHASING BEAUTY provides a rare glimpse into the intriguing and complex world of modeling. Behind the glossy covers of Vogue and Glamour lie the rarely talked about, uncensored stories of ... See full summary »

Director: Brent Huff | Stars: Kelly Anderson, Jo Baker, William Barney, Dawn Ann Billings

Votes: 255

27. Fame High (2012)

Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary

6.5
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67 Metascore

Everyone dreams of fame. From the nail-biting freshman auditions to the spectacular year-end performances, Fame High captures the in-class and at-home drama, competition, heartbreak, and ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Hamilton Kennedy | Stars: Brittany Hayes, Ruby McCollister, Zak Astor, Grace Song

Votes: 266

28. Absent (2010)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

7.2
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Documentary on the social pandemic of fatherlessness afflicting today's societies.

Director: Justin Hunt | Stars: Robin Decker, John Eldredge, Mark Garcia, James Hetfield

Votes: 61

29. I Think We're Alone Now (2008)

Not Rated | 70 min | Documentary

6.8
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Two individuals, Jeff and Kelly, claim to be in love with the 80's pop singer Tiffany.

Director: Sean Donnelly | Stars: Kelly McCormick, Tiffany, Jeff Turner

Votes: 1,122

30. Confessions of a Superhero (2007)

R | 92 min | Documentary

7.2
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Chronicles the lives of four mortal men and women who work as characters on the sidewalks of Hollywood Boulevard.

Director: Matthew Ogens | Stars: Christopher Dennis, Maxwell Allen, Jennifer Wenger, Joe McQueen

Votes: 2,013

31. Dear Mr. Watterson (2013)

89 min | Documentary

6.4
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54 Metascore

A documentary about the impact of the newspaper comic strip "Calvin and Hobbes", created by Bill Watterson.

Director: Joel Allen Schroeder | Stars: Berkeley Breathed, Jef Mallett, Stephan Pastis, Seth Green

Votes: 1,553 | Gross: $0.01M

32. Following Sean (2005)

Unrated | 87 min | Documentary

7.1
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64 Metascore

Thirty years, three generations, and a lifetime later, award-winning filmmaker Ralph Arlyck returns to San Francisco in search of Sean, the boy who was the subject of his controversy-sparking 1969 documentary.

Director: Ralph Arlyck | Stars: Ralph Arlyck, Sean Farrell

Votes: 748

33. Of Two Minds (2012)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

6.8
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Of Two Minds explores the extraordinary lives, struggles and successes of three unique and compelling people living with bipolar disorder in America today. Through a combination of intimate... See full summary »

Directors: Douglas Blush, Lisa J. Klein | Stars: Terri Cheney, Carlton Davis, Cheri Keating, Jenifer Lewis

Votes: 202

34. Milius (2013)

PG | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.5
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59 Metascore

A look at the life of filmmaker John Milius.

Directors: Joey Figueroa, Zak Knutson | Stars: John Milius, Ethan Milius, Amanda Milius, Walter Murch

Votes: 1,558

35. 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: 9,765 | Gross: $1.54M

36. Louis Theroux's LA Stories (2014– )

60 min | Documentary

7.9
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Louis Theroux explores three tales on different themes in the city Los Angeles.

Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 696

37. Please Subscribe (2012)

Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

6.1
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An examination of the YouTube video streaming website and profiles of notable content contributors to it.

Director: Dan Dobi | Stars: Craig Benzine, Dan Brown, Mitchell Davis, Ross Everett

Votes: 368

38. Video Games: The Movie (2014)

Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Animation, History

6.1
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40 Metascore

Learn how video games are made, marketed, and consumed by looking back at gaming history and culture through the eyes of game developers, publishers, and consumers.

Director: Jeremy Snead | Stars: Sean Astin, Al Alcorn, Peter Armstrong, Cliff Bleszinski

Votes: 5,067 | Gross: $0.02M

39. Birth of the Living Dead (2013)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary

7.0
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65 Metascore

A documentary that shows how George A. Romero gathered an unlikely team of Pittsburghers to shoot his seminal film: Night of the Living Dead (1968).

Director: Rob Kuhns | Stars: George A. Romero, Fred Rogers, H. Rap Brown, Mark Harris

Votes: 1,347 | Gross: $0.01M

40. An Unreal Dream: The Michael Morton Story (2013)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

7.6
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'Our procedure has been always haunted by the ghost of the innocent man convicted. It is an unreal dream.' - Justice Learned Hand, 1923. The prospect of unjust imprisonment is a plight both... See full summary »

Directors: Al Reinert, John Dean, Nellie Gonzalez | Stars: Nellie Gonzalez, John Raley

Votes: 292

41. Nightmares in Red, White and Blue: The Evolution of the American Horror Film (2009)

Unrated | 96 min | Documentary, Horror

7.2
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An exploration of the appeal of horror films, with interviews of many legendary directors in the genre.

Director: Andrew Monument | Stars: Lance Henriksen, Larry Cohen, Joe Dante, John Carpenter

Votes: 2,249

42. Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father (2008)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

8.6
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82 Metascore

A filmmaker decides to memorialize a murdered friend when his friend's ex-girlfriend announces she is expecting his son.

Director: Kurt Kuenne | Stars: Kurt Kuenne, Andrew Bagby, David Bagby, Kathleen Bagby

Votes: 26,011

43. When Strangers Click (2011 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Finding love has never been easy. But it's also never been easier. Online dating sites thrive on the promise that dates and mates are just a "click" away... but are they?

Kim packed a ... See full synopsis »

Director: Robert Kenner

Votes: 147

44. Frontline (1983– )
Episode: Death by Fire (2010)

Not Rated | Documentary

7.7
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Frontline investigates the case of Todd Willingham a Texas man who was executed in 2004 for the fiery deaths of his three daughters. Although he is accused of arson, a forensic scientist ... See full summary »

Director: Jessie Deeter | Stars: Will Lyman, Bob Belcher, Vicky Prater, Diane Barbee

Votes: 58

45. Women Aren't Funny (2014)

Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary, Comedy

5.5
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Comedian Bonnie McFarlane dons her investigative journalist's hat to find out once and for all if women are funny and report her unbiased findings in what some are calling the most important documentary of our generation.

Director: Bonnie McFarlane | Stars: Maria Bamford, Adam Carolla, Anthony Cumia, Susie Essman

Votes: 400

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

60 min | Documentary

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

Stars: Stuart Linder, Louis Theroux

Votes: 1,056

47. 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: 3,554

48. Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope (2011)

PG-13 | 88 min | Documentary

7.0
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64 Metascore

A behind-the-scenes look at the fans who gather by the thousands each year in San Diego, California to attend Comic-Con, the world's largest comic book convention.

Director: Morgan Spurlock | Stars: Kevin Smith, Stan Lee, Eli Roth, Seth Rogen

Votes: 2,596 | Gross: $0.03M

49. Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead 2 (2014)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary

6.4
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Joe Cross examines how to make healthy habits last. Joe meets with experts who present realistic solutions to make long-term sustainable improvements to eating behaviors and overall health.

Director: Kurt Engfehr | Stars: Joe Cross, Bjarke de Koning, Carrie Diulus, Sheila Kar

Votes: 1,280

50. The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz (2014)

105 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

8.1
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72 Metascore

The story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz, who took his own life at the age of 26.

Director: Brian Knappenberger | Stars: Aaron Swartz, Tim Berners-Lee, Cindy Cohn, Gabriella Coleman

Votes: 13,701 | Gross: $0.05M

51. Marvel 75 Years: From Pulp to Pop! (2014 TV Movie)

42 min | Documentary, History

7.5
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Emily Vancamp hosts this one of a kind experience showing the history and development of Marvel from the first comic book to the latest blockbuster hit.

Director: Zak Knutson | Stars: Axel Alonso, Hayley Atwell, Gerry Conway, Louis D'Esposito

Votes: 525

52. Life Itself (2014)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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87 Metascore

The life and career of the renowned film critic and social commentator, Roger Ebert.

Director: Steve James | Stars: Roger Ebert, Chaz Ebert, Gene Siskel, Martin Scorsese

Votes: 13,110 | Gross: $0.81M

53. You Laugh But It's True (2011)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

7.2
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In the world of stand-up comedy in South Africa, Trevor Noah uses his childhood experiences in a biracial family during apartheid to prepare for his first one-man show.

Director: David Paul Meyer | Stars: Loyiso Gola, Rabin Harduth, Kagiso Lediga, David Newton

Votes: 598

54. Harmontown (2014)

Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary

7.3
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61 Metascore

A documentary that follows Dan Harmon on tour for his podcast series after he was fired from Community in 2012.

Director: Neil Berkeley | Stars: Dan Harmon, Jeff Bryan Davis, Erin McGathy, Spencer Crittenden

Votes: 1,924

55. Craigslist Joe (2012)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Adventure

6.8
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45 Metascore

In a time when America's economy was crumbling and sense of community was in question, one guy left everything behind to see if he could survive solely on the support and goodwill of the 21st century's new town square: Craigslist.

Director: Joseph Garner | Stars: Joseph Garner, Kristos Andrews, Gina Keatley, Michael T. Kuciak

Votes: 3,591

56. 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: 27,645

57. Milk? (2012)

64 min | Documentary, News

5.7
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An inquisitive man sets out to find the facts about milk and discovers more about the growing controversy surrounding it. Throughout the journey, he is left with more and more questions ... See full summary »

Director: Sebastian Howard | Stars: Sebastian Howard, Neal Barnard, T. Colin Campbell, Robert Cohen

Votes: 277

58. Sexy Baby (2012)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary

6.1
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52 Metascore

An ex adult film star, a 12 year old girl and a 22 year old who yearns for "normal" private parts are chronicled in this thought provoking doc about how porn, social media and pop culture affect women and girls. A FilmBuff Presentation.

Directors: Jill Bauer, Ronna Gradus | Stars: Winnifred Bonjean Alpart, Nikita Cash

Votes: 1,073

59. Hot Girls Wanted (2015)

84 min | Documentary

6.1
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A documentary about young women who have been drawn into the sex trade - and how easy it is for a web-savvy generation to end up making porn.

Directors: Jill Bauer, Ronna Gradus | Stars: Farrah Abraham, John Anthony, Rachel Bernard, Carrie Brooks

Votes: 11,536

60. That Sugar Film (2014)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

7.4
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56 Metascore

Damon Gameau embarks on an experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body.

Director: Damon Gameau | Stars: Damon Gameau, Hugh Jackman, Milla Bakaitis, Richard Davies

Votes: 6,515

61. Delivery (I) (2014)

Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.6
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Soon-to-be father Mark Myers, documents the fear and hilarity as he and three friends attempt stand-up comedy, before the birth of his first child. But what begins as an examination of the ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Myers | Stars: Orny Adams, Amir Blumenfeld, Trevor Boris, Bryan Callen

Votes: 28

62. Tig (2015)

95 min | Documentary

7.4
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The personal Biography of Tig Notaro, a Stand-up comedian who was diagnosed with cancer.

Directors: Kristina Goolsby, Ashley York | Stars: Stephanie Allynne, Zach Galifianakis, Sarah Silverman, Jennifer Bliss

Votes: 1,852

63. Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley's Island of Dr. Moreau (2014)

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary

7.5
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A behind the scenes chronicle of how clash of vision, bad creative decisions, lack of interest and really bad weather plagued the disastrous production of the infamous The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996).

Director: David Gregory | Stars: Richard Stanley, Kier-La Janisse, Michael Gingold, Graham Humphreys

Votes: 2,368

64. Monster: The Josef Fritzl Story (2010)

48 min | Documentary, Crime

4.9
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Interviews with family members, doctors and victims of 73-year-old Josef Fritzl, who held his daughter captive in a basement for 24 years and fathered seven children with her.

Director: David Notman-Watt | Stars: Daisy Beaumont, Josef Fritzl, Elisabeth Fritzl, Rosemarie Fritzl

Votes: 1,244

65. The Overnighters (2014)

PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Drama

7.5
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89 Metascore

Broken, desperate men chase their dreams and run from their demons in the North Dakota oil fields. A local Pastor risks everything to help them.

Director: Jesse Moss | Stars: Jay Reinke, Keegan Edwards

Votes: 2,057 | Gross: $0.11M

66. Casting By (2012)

TV-14 | 89 min | Documentary

7.6
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70 Metascore

The surprising, never-before-told tale of the indispensable yet unsung Casting Director - Iconoclasts whose keen eye, exquisite taste and gut instincts redefined Hollywood.

Director: Tom Donahue | Stars: Deborah Aquila, Risa Bramon Garcia, Ellen Chenoweth, Marion Dougherty

Votes: 1,295 | Gross: $0.01M

67. 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: 8,678

68. The Comedians of Comedy (2005)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Documentary

7.4
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46 Metascore

Follow four comedians as they tour the States.

Director: Michael Blieden | Stars: Patton Oswalt, Brian Posehn, Maria Bamford, Zach Galifianakis

Votes: 2,376 | Gross: $0.00M

69. I Am Chris Farley (2015)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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58 Metascore

A documentary on the life of comedian, Chris Farley.

Directors: Brent Hodge, Derik Murray | Stars: Adam Sandler, Christina Applegate, Mike Myers, Dan Aykroyd

Votes: 2,737

70. West of Memphis (2012)

R | 147 min | Documentary, Crime

7.9
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80 Metascore

An examination of a failure of justice in the case against the West Memphis Three.

Director: Amy Berg | Stars: Jason Baldwin, Damien Wayne Echols, Jessie Misskelley, Michael Baden

Votes: 8,525 | Gross: $0.31M

71. Pentatonix: On My Way Home (2015)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Music

6.6
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Grammy Award-winners and platinum selling artists Pentatonix are bringing their concert documentary On My Way Home to their fans to see. The documentary follows the group on their 2015 sold... See full summary »

Directors: Devin Chanda, Matt Mitchenor, James Rothman | Stars: Pentatonix, Danny Graham, Mitch Grassi, Scott Hoying

Votes: 463

72. Do I Sound Gay? (2014)

Unrated | 77 min | Documentary

5.5
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65 Metascore

A documentary about the stereotype of the gay voice.

Director: David Thorpe | Stars: David Thorpe, George Takei, Tim Gunn, David Sedaris

Votes: 1,554 | Gross: $0.06M

73. Call Me Lucky (2015)

106 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

7.6
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64 Metascore

Barry Crimmins is pissed. His hellfire brand of comedy has rained verbal lightning bolts on American audiences and politicians for decades, yet you've probably never heard of him. But once ... See full summary »

Director: Bobcat Goldthwait | Stars: Barry Crimmins, Jack Gallagher, Martin Olson, Steve Sweeney

Votes: 1,581

74. Capturing the Friedmans (2003)

Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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90 Metascore

Documentary on the Friedmans, a seemingly typical, upper-middle-class Jewish family whose world is instantly transformed when the father and his youngest son are arrested and charged with shocking and horrible crimes.

Director: Andrew Jarecki | Stars: Arnold Friedman, Jesse Friedman, David Friedman, Elaine Friedman

Votes: 20,959 | Gross: $3.12M

75. Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine (2014)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.5
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75 Metascore

Friends and family reflect on the life and death of 21-year-old Matthew Shepard, who was murdered in a targeted homophobic attack in Wyoming in 1998.

Director: Michele Josue | Stars: Michele Josue, Judy Shepard, Zeina Barkawi, Dennis Shepard

Votes: 1,303

76. Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema (2006)

81 min | Documentary

6.9
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A chronological look at films by, for, or about (or 'by, for, and about') homosexuals in the United States, from 1947 to 2005, from Kenneth Anger's 'Fireworks' to Ang Lee's 'Brokeback ... See full summary »

Directors: Lisa Ades, Lesli Klainberg | Stars: Tom Arnold, Randy Barbato, Dan Bucatinsky, Steve Buscemi

Votes: 538

77. The Central Park Five (2012)

Not Rated | 119 min | Documentary, Crime, History

7.7
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79 Metascore

A documentary that examines the 1989 case of five black and Latino teenagers who were convicted of raping a white woman in Central Park. After having spent between 6 and 13 years each in prison, a serial rapist confessed to the crime.

Directors: Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David McMahon | Stars: Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Kharey Wise, Raymond Santana

Votes: 5,412 | Gross: $0.27M

78. Carl Panzram: The Spirit of Hatred and Vengeance (2011)

Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.5
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The true story of lifelong criminal and serial killer, Carl Panzram who wrote his autobiography for a jail guard in 1928.

Director: John Borowski | Stars: John DiMaggio, Tom Lodewyck, David Salmonson, Brett Jetmund

Votes: 505

79. National Geographic Explorer (1985– )
Episode: Aryan Brotherhood (2007)

46 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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National Geographic examines the Aryan Brotherhood with in depth jail-house interviews with former members.

Stars: Joey L. Blanch, Matt Buechner, Vernell Crittendon Jr., Casper Crowell

Votes: 95

80. Twinsters (2015)

PG-13 | 89 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

7.6
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81 Metascore

Adopted from South Korea, raised on different continents & connected through social media, Samantha & Anaïs believe that they are twin sisters separated at birth.

Directors: Samantha Futerman, Ryan Miyamoto | Stars: Anaïs Bordier, Samantha Futerman, Kanoa Goo

Votes: 3,993

81. Back in Time (2015)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Family, History

6.3
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An amazing look at the immense cultural impact of the Back to the Future trilogy 30 years after McFly and Brown went on an epic adventure.

Director: Jason Aron | Stars: Steven Spielberg, Michael J. Fox, Robert Zemeckis, Christopher Lloyd

Votes: 3,328

82. The Staircase (2004– )

TV-14 | 384 min | Documentary, Crime

8.2
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Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker, Jean-Xavier de Lestrade, presents a gripping courtroom thriller, offering a rare and revealing inside look at a high-profile murder trial. In ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Peterson, David Rudolf, Ron Guerette, Tom Maher

Votes: 3,812

83. Murder on a Sunday Morning (2001)

Not Rated | 111 min | Documentary, Crime

8.0
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Oscar-winning documentary that documents a murder trial in which a 15-year-old African-American is wrongfully accused of a 2000 murder in Jacksonville, Florida.

Director: Jean-Xavier de Lestrade | Stars: Ann Finnell, Patrick McGuinness, James Williams, Michael Glover

Votes: 3,732

84. 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: 44,702 | Gross: $2.80M

85. Trophy Kids (2013)

Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary

7.1
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From the director of Bigger Stronger Faster comes an intense look at overbearing parents in sports. The film asks the question "Do we want what's best for our children? Or do we just want ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Bell | Star: Amari Avery

Votes: 1,511

86. Chelsea Does (2016– )

TV-MA | 70 min | Documentary

7.4
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Comedienne and writer Chelsea Handler discusses the topics of marriage, racism, Silicon Valley, and drugs.

Stars: Chelsea Handler, Steven David, Mary McCormack, Irving Azoff

Votes: 2,019

87. There's Something Wrong with Aunt Diane (2011)

TV-MA | 101 min | Documentary

6.8
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The accident made national headlines: a suburban mother drove the wrong way on the Taconic Parkway in upstate New York and crashed head-on into an SUV, killing herself and seven others. In ... See full summary »

Director: Liz Garbus | Stars: Jesse Temple, Brad Katinas, Diane Schuler, Jay Schuler

Votes: 2,614

88. Valentine Road (2013)

TV-14 | 89 min | Documentary

7.2
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On February 12, 2008, in Oxnard, California, eighth-grade student Brandon McInerney shot his classmate Larry King twice in the back of the head during first period. When Larry died two days... See full summary »

Director: Marta Cunningham | Stars: James Bing, Jeremy Bing, Rosalie Black, Dawn Boldrin

Votes: 1,127

89. Witch Hunt (2008)

Unrated | 91 min | Documentary, Crime

7.6
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The story of several families who have their lives destroyed when their hometown is whipped into a frenzy by allegations of child molestation.

Directors: Don Hardy Jr., Dana Nachman | Stars: Jack Cummings, Jackie Cummings, Allen Grafton, Ed Jagels

Votes: 892

90. 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: 39,120 | Gross: $8.41M

91. Killer Legends (2014)

86 min | Documentary, Crime, History

6.4
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Delving into our collective nightmares, this horror-documentary investigates the origins of our most terrifying urban legends and the true stories that may have inspired them.

Director: Joshua Zeman | Stars: Rachel Mills, Joshua Zeman, Stephen Winick, James Presley

Votes: 2,370

92. 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: 18,088 | Gross: $1.21M

93. The Detectives (2015– )

Documentary

7.9
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Three part documentary series following the work of the Greater Manchester Police Serious Sexual Offences Unit, combined with the Major Investigation Team. Running through the episodes is ... See full summary »

Stars: Colin Barr, Shaun Dooley, Rupert Houseman, Ruth Kelly

Votes: 124

94. Shenandoah (2012)

98 min | Documentary

6.9
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A documentary on the hate crime assault and subsequent death of a Latino man in Shenandoah Pennsylvania, including the alleged cover-up and shocking court verdicts.

Director: David Turnley | Stars: Brian Scully, Julie Mickalowski, Ron Mickalowski, Danny Merva

Votes: 494

95. The Dark Matter of Love (2012)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary

7.4
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Documentary on the psychological aspects of growing up with and without parental love. It centers around the Diaz family, who chooses to adopt three orphans from Russia, and how their new and old kids handle family together.

Director: Sarah McCarthy | Stars: Caitlyn Maria Diaz, Camilena Anna Diaz, Cayden Marcel Diaz, Cheryl Diaz

Votes: 855

96. 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: 10,779 | Gross: $1.51M

97. Peace Officer (2015)

Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary, Crime

7.5
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75 Metascore

Peace Officer is a documentary about the increasingly militarized state of American police as told through the story of 'Dub' Lawrence, a former sheriff who established and trained his ... See full summary »

Directors: Brad Barber, Scott Christopherson | Star: William 'Dub' Lawrence

Votes: 358 | Gross: $0.03M

98. 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

99. 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: 1,679

100. The Fear of 13 (2015)

96 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery

7.7
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A convicted murderer who has spent 23 years on Death Row tells his story.

Director: David Sington | Stars: Sammy Silverwatch, Nick Yarris

Votes: 4,927