Highest Rated Titles With Eugene Jarecki


1. The Opiate Effect (2011)

22 min | Documentary

8.7
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The overdose of a UVM student sends his father on a mission to educate the public on, not only the dangers of opiate abuse, but how we deal with it as a society.

Director: Derek Hallquist | Stars: Bob Bick, Matt Cobb, Tristram J. Coffin, Sam Gates

Votes: 15

2. The Daily Show (1996– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.6
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Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily Show reports on the foibles and of the real world with a satirical edge. In addition to ... See full summary »

Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

Votes: 38,673

3. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.5
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Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir, Jon Stewart, Paul Dinello

Votes: 34,162

4. Promised Land (II) (2017)

117 min | Documentary

8.2
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72 Metascore

Eugene Jarecki explores the parallels between the rise and fall of Elvis Presley and America itself during the 2016 presidential election.

Director: Eugene Jarecki | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Tony Brown, James Carville, Chuck D

Votes: 72

5. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)
Episode: Eugene Jarecki (2011)

TV-14 | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Stephen Colbert, Eugene Jarecki, Eugene Mirman

Votes: 6

6. Al midan (2013)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Drama, History

8.1
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84 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 7,464 | Gross: $0.12M

7. Why We Fight (2005)

PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary, History, War

8.1
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68 Metascore

Is American foreign policy dominated by the idea of military supremacy? Has the military become too important in American life? Jarecki's shrewd and intelligent polemic would seem to give an affirmative answer to each of these questions.

Director: Eugene Jarecki | Stars: Gore Vidal, John McCain, Ken Adelman, John Ashcroft

Votes: 9,363 | Gross: $1.44M

8. The New Yorker Presents (2015– )
Episode: Episode #1.10 (2016)

TV-MA | 29 min | Documentary

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Snoops: Welcome to the monthly dinner of the Society of Professional Investigators. The Cyclist: Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki (Why We Fight) learns about Cuba by becoming a perp there. The ... See full summary »

Director: Jyllian Gunther | Stars: John Luther Adams, Raúl Castro, Raúl Roa García, Eugene Jarecki

Votes: 8

9. Independent Lens (1999– )

Documentary

7.9
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Different celebrity host present a new independent documentary.

Stars: America Ferrera, Terrence Howard, Stanley Tucci, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 389

10. The House I Live In (2012)

Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary

7.9
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77 Metascore

From the dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, a penetrating look inside America's criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy.

Director: Eugene Jarecki | Stars: Eugene Jarecki, Michelle Alexander, Mark W. Bennett, Joe Biden

Votes: 4,860 | Gross: $0.21M

11. Denial (IV) (2016)

92 min | Documentary

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Every day our changing climate pushes us closer to an environmental catastrophe, but for most the problem is easy to ignore. David Hallquist, a Vermont utility executive, has made it his ... See full summary »

Directors: Derek Hallquist, Anoosh Tertzakian | Stars: Mike Ahmadi, Christine David Hallquist, Derek Hallquist, Jillian Hallquist

Votes: 16

12. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)
Episode: Morgan Freeman (2010)

TV-14 | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

7.8
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Stars: Stephen Colbert, Morgan Freeman, Eugene Jarecki, Jay Katsir

Votes: 6

13. The Trials of Henry Kissinger (2002)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

7.7
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72 Metascore

A film about the war crimes of the American diplomat, Henry Kissinger.

Director: Eugene Jarecki | Stars: Brian Cox, Henry Kissinger, Anna Chennault, Amy Goodman

Votes: 1,816 | Gross: $0.52M

14. Real Time with Bill Maher (2003– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

7.6
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Comedian and political satirist Bill Maher discusses topical events with guests from various backgrounds.

Stars: Bill Maher, Arianna Huffington, Andrew Sullivan, Michael Moore

Votes: 10,267

15. All Eyes and Ears (2015)

90 min | Documentary, Comedy, History

7.6
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Interweaving the stories of U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman, his adopted Chinese daughter Gracie Mei, and blind legal advocate Chen Guangcheng, the documentary is a timely exploration... See full summary »

Director: Vanessa Hope | Stars: Gracie Mei Huntsman, Jon Huntsman, Guangcheng Chen, Jerome A. Cohen

Votes: 16

16. Reagan (2011)

105 min | Documentary, Biography

7.4
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Reagan examines the enigmatic career of one of the revered architects of the modern world - icon, screen star, and two-term president Ronald Reagan.

Director: Eugene Jarecki | Stars: Bud Abbott, Walter Abel, Spiro Agnew, Martin Anderson

Votes: 716

17. How to Eat Your Watermelon in White Company (and Enjoy It) (2005)

Unrated | 85 min | Documentary

7.4
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70 Metascore

Feature-length documentary on renegade filmmaker, novelist, musician and theater impresario, Melvin Van Peebles.

Director: Joe Angio | Stars: Marva Allen, Emanuel Azenberg, Shelley R. Bonus, St. Clair Bourne

Votes: 156

18. Pax Americana and the Weaponization of Space (2009)

43 min | Documentary

7.2
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When a war starts in space, can anyone really win?

Director: Denis Delestrac | Stars: George W. Bush, Helen Caldicott, Kevin Chilton, Noam Chomsky

Votes: 65

19. The Daily Show (1996– )
Episode: Eugene Jarecki (2012)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

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Documentary filmmaker Eugene Jarecki talks about his new film "The House I Live In."

Director: Chuck O'Neil | Stars: Jon Stewart, Lewis Black, Herman Cain, Eugene Jarecki

Votes: 17

20. Don't Blink - Robert Frank (2015)

82 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.8
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75 Metascore

Robert Frank revolutionized photography and independent film. He documented the Beats, Welsh coal miners, Peruvian Indians, The Stones, London bankers, and the Americans. This is the bumpy ... See full summary »

Director: Laura Israel | Stars: Robert Frank, June Leaf, Yûichi Hibi

Votes: 153

21. HuffPost Live Conversations (2014–2016)

News

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HuffPost Live Conversations is a programming block that airs daily on MGM's diginet, The Works. HuffPost Live Conversations launched on May 26, 2014 and airs 4 hours a day with segments ... See full summary »

Stars: Ricky Camilleri, Marc Lamont Hill, Caitlyn Becker, Alyona Minkovski

Votes: 5

22. Real Time with Bill Maher (2003– )
Episode: Episode #10.28 (2012)

TV-MA | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

6.8
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Stars: Bill Maher, Rana Foroohar, Roger Hedgecock, Eugene Jarecki

Votes: 12

23. (T)ERROR (2015)

84 min | Documentary

6.7
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73 Metascore

(T)ERROR is the first documentary to place filmmakers on the ground during an active FBI counterterrorism sting operation. Through the perspective of "Shariff", a 63-year-old Black ... See full summary »

Directors: Lyric R. Cabral, David Felix Sutcliffe | Stars: Khalifah Ali Al-Akili, Mike Healey, Ali Kareem, Saeed 'Shariff' Torres

Votes: 601

24. Democracy Now! (2001– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

6.7
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Stars: Amy Goodman, Juan Gonzalez, Nermeen Shaikh, Sharif Abdel Kouddous

Votes: 220

25. The Daily Show (1996– )
Episode: Eugene Jarecki (2008)

TV-14 | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

6.7
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Director: Chuck O'Neil | Stars: Jon Stewart, Eugene Jarecki, Jason Jones, Dianne M. Keller

Votes: 12

26. The Addiction Project (2007– )

Drama

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Votes: 8

27. The Opponent (2000)

R | 90 min | Drama, Sport

6.5
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Patty is a woman involved in an abusive relationship who decides to take boxing lessons to better protect herself when her boyfriend becomes violent. While practicing at a health club, ... See full summary »

Director: Eugene Jarecki | Stars: Erika Eleniak, James Colby, Aunjanue Ellis, John Doman

Votes: 190

28. Now (2002– )

27 min | Documentary, News

6.5
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Stars: David Brancaccio, Maria Hinojosa, Bill Moyers, Kevin Phillips

Votes: 54

29. Independent Lens (1999– )
Episode: (T)ERROR (2016)

Documentary

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Directors: Lyric R. Cabral, David Felix Sutcliffe

Votes: 8

30. Freakonomics (2010)

PG-13 | 85 min | Documentary

6.4
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58 Metascore

A collection of documentaries that explores the hidden side of human nature through the use of the science of economics.

Directors: Heidi Ewing, Alex Gibney, Seth Gordon, Rachel Grady, Eugene Jarecki, Morgan Spurlock | Stars: James Ransone, Tempestt Bledsoe, Morgan Spurlock, Melvin Van Peebles

Votes: 6,163 | Gross: $0.10M

31. The Daily Show (1996– )
Episode: Eugene Jarecki (2006)

TV-14 | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

6.4
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Director: Chuck O'Neil | Stars: Jon Stewart, Rob Corddry, John Hodgman, Eugene Jarecki

Votes: 13

32. The New Yorker Presents (2015– )

M | 30 min | Documentary

6.3
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From award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney's Jigsaw Productions, Amazon Prime Video presents a groundbreaking new series that brings America's most award-winning magazine, The New Yorker, to ... See full summary »

Stars: Farley Katz, Roz Chast, Liana Finck, Benjamin Schwartz

Votes: 335

33. Fell, Jumped or Pushed (2016)

89 min | Comedy

6.3
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Fell, Jumped, or Pushed is a romantic mockumentary that digs into the bizarre real-life disappearance of Sgt. Elmo Warrick. It is an utter bastardization of reality TV mixed with a healthy dose of early Christopher Guest.

Director: Todd Peters | Stars: Priscilla Allen, Abbas Arabzadeh, Amanda V. Axtell, Andre Belgrader

Votes: 127

34. Quest of the Carib Canoe (2000 TV Movie)

51 min | Documentary

6.3
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Director: Eugene Jarecki | Star: Jeremy Rabb

Votes: 7

35. Addiction (2007 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 86 min | Documentary

6.0
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A documentary made up of nine separate segments on the topic of drug addiction. Segments include: "Saturday Night in a Dallas ER," by Jon Alpert; "A Mother's Desperation," by Susan Froemke ... See full summary »

Directors: Jon Alpert, Joe Berlinger, Kate Davis, Liz Garbus, Chris Hegedus, Eugene Jarecki, Barbara Kopple, Albert Maysles, D.A. Pennebaker, Susan Raymond, Bruce Sinofsky

Votes: 71

36. Tavis Smiley (2004– )

30 min | Talk-Show

5.7
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A diverse panel of experts on various social, political, economic, and legal issues that are key to Detroit's turnaround.

Stars: Tavis Smiley, Cornel West, Bernie Sanders, Harry Belafonte

Votes: 300

37. Larry King Now (2012– )

Talk-Show

5.5
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Larry King continues his brand of talk with "Larry King Now" on Ora TV & Hulu

Stars: Larry King, Howard Bragman, Kathy Griffin, Jane Lynch

Votes: 138

38. Melissa Harris-Perry (2012– )

120 min | Talk-Show

5.1
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Political talk show.

Stars: Melissa Harris-Perry, Raul A. Reyes, Joy-Ann Reid, Ari Melber

Votes: 65

39. Politics Nation with Al Sharpton (2011– )

News, Talk-Show

3.8
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MSNBC news show hosted by Al Sharpton.

Stars: Al Sharpton, Krystal Ball, Faith Jenkins, Dana Milbank

Votes: 71

40. Last Call with Carson Daly (2002– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

2.8
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Join Carson Daly as he checks out the coolest places in LA and talks with today's big names in film and television and introduces you to up-and-coming bands and musicians that rock.

Stars: Carson Daly, Kip Madsen, Zane Carney, Brian McCarthy

Votes: 1,044

41. Games of 1940

Drama | Announced

Allied soldiers held captive in a Nazi prison camp during World War II, organize their own version of the Olympics after the games are canceled.

Director: Eugene Jarecki

42. China in Three Words (2013)

15 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

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This short documentary takes its cue from an interview with Chinese author, Yu Hua, about his latest book, "China in Ten Words," focusing in on anecdotes and stories for three of his words,... See full summary »

Director: Vanessa Hope | Stars: Yu Hua, Evan Osnos, Cui Xiuwen

43. The Cyclist (2016)

15 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Eugene Jarecki

44. Exposé: America's Investigative Reports (2006– )

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Stars: Sylvia Chase, Carl Prine

45. Move Your Money (2010)

4 min | Documentary, Short

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The short film "Move Your Money" is part of a nonprofit campaign that encourages individuals and institutions to divest from the nation's largest Wall Street banks and move to local financial institutions.

Director: Eugene Jarecki

46. Irreparable Harm

War | Announced

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Director: Eugene Jarecki

47. Larry King Now (2012– )
Episode: Election 2012 Wrap Up (2012)

Talk-Show

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Director: Scott Brown | Stars: Larry King, Tanya Acker, Reed Dickens, Heidi Harris

48. HuffPost Live Conversations (2014–2016)
Episode: Episode #1.11 (2014)

News

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Maria Menounos discusses her new book, 'The EveryGirl's Guide To Diet and Fitness'. Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki talks about his new digital short, 'Just Say No... To The War On Drugs'. And ... See full summary »

Stars: Caitlyn Becker, Meryl Davis, Marc Lamont Hill, Eugene Jarecki

49. Democracy Now! (2001– )
Episode: Episode dated 1 November 2011 (2011)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Phyllis Bennis, Amy Goodman, Eugene Jarecki, Jonathan Steele

50. Politics Nation with Al Sharpton (2011– )
Episode: Episode dated 23 September 2013 (2013)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Michelle Alexander, Krystal Ball, Eugene Jarecki, Al Sharpton

51. Now (2002– )
Episode: Episode dated 27 January 2006 (2006)

Documentary, News

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Stars: David Brancaccio, Maria Hinojosa, Eugene Jarecki, Chuck Spinney

52. Tavis Smiley (2004– )
Episode: Episode dated 29 January 2010 (2010)

Talk-Show

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Director: Jonathan X | Stars: Tavis Smiley, Eugene Jarecki, Max Siegel

53. Democracy Now! (2001– )
Episode: Episode dated 31 January 2012 (2012)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Jesse Eisinger, Amy Goodman, Eugene Jarecki, Nannie Jeter

54. Last Call with Carson Daly (2002– )
Episode: Episode dated 4 October 2012 (2012)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Directors: Rich Bond, Michael A. Hammeke, Joe LaMattina | Stars: Carson Daly, Eugene Jarecki, Wyclef Jean, The Walkmen

55. Melissa Harris-Perry (2012– )
Episode: Episode dated 8 December 2012 (2012)

Talk-Show

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Director: J. Jason Martinez | Stars: Ashley Bryant, Eve Ensler, Doug Fine, Melissa Harris-Perry

56. Tavis Smiley (2004– )
Episode: Episode dated 9 November 2012 (2012)

Talk-Show

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Director: Jonathan X | Stars: Eugene Jarecki, Tavis Smiley

57. Exposé: America's Investigative Reports (2006– )
Episode: Mr. Heath Goes to Washington (2008)

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Star: Sylvia Chase

58. The Addiction Project (2007– )
Episode: The Science of Relapse (2007)

Drama

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Director: Eugene Jarecki