Most Popular Documentaries Released 2007-01-01 to 2007-12-31


1. 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: 44,183

2. The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (2007)

PG-13 | 79 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

8.2
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83 Metascore

Die-hard gamers compete to break world records on classic arcade games.

Director: Seth Gordon | Stars: Steve Wiebe, Billy Mitchell, Mark Alpiger, Adam Wood

Votes: 32,320 | Gross: $0.67M

3. Sicko (2007)

PG-13 | 123 min | Documentary, Drama

8.0
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74 Metascore

A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories including shotgun deaths.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Tucker Albrizzi, Tony Benn, George W. Bush

Votes: 69,025 | Gross: $24.53M

4. 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: 12,073 | Gross: $0.27M

5. Encounters at the End of the World (2007)

G | 99 min | Documentary

7.8
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80 Metascore

Film-maker Werner Herzog travels to the McMurdo Station in Antarctica, looking to capture the continent's beauty and investigate the characters living there.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Scott Rowland, Stefan Pashov, Doug MacAyeal

Votes: 15,086 | Gross: $0.94M

6. Zoo (2007)

Unrated | 75 min | Documentary

5.6
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63 Metascore

A look at the life of an Enumclaw, Washington man who died as a result of an unusual encounter with a horse.

Director: Robinson Devor | Stars: Coyote, Jenny Edwards, John Edwards, John Paulsen

Votes: 2,422 | Gross: $0.07M

7. 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: 11,982

8. The Workshop (2007)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary

4.4
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A spiritual search for answers leads the documentary filmmaker to a California workshop run by a guru who promotes sexual adventure -- and the exploration of the human condition.

Director: Jamie Morgan | Stars: Rob Aaron, Jules Aitken, Lex Anderson, Brain Appleby

Votes: 353

9. Jackass 2.5 (2007 Video)

Unrated | 64 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy

6.5
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The crew have now set off to finish what as left over from Jackass 2.0, and in this version they have Wee Man use a 'pee' gun on themselves, having a mini motor bike fracas in the grocery ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Tremaine | Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Preston Lacy, Dave England

Votes: 17,075

10. The 11th Hour (I) (2007)

PG | 95 min | Documentary

7.3
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63 Metascore

A look at the state of the global environment including visionary and practical solutions for restoring the planet's ecosystems.

Directors: Leila Conners, Nadia Conners | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kenny Ausubel, Thom Hartmann, Wangari Maathai

Votes: 5,211 | Gross: $0.70M

11. The Case for Christ (2007 Video)

Unrated | 71 min | Documentary

6.2
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Based upon the Gold-Medallion award-winning best-seller, The Case for Christ documents Lee Strobel's journey from atheism to faith through his two-year investigation of the Bible and the ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Eaton, Timothy Eaton | Stars: Lee Strobel, Leslie Strobel, J.P. Moreland, Mark Strauss

Votes: 350

12. Last Stand of the 300 (2007 TV Movie)

91 min | Documentary

7.8
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In the year 480 B.C., the Greeks and the Persians fight one of the most famous battles in history at a place called Thermopylae. Here, the mighty Persian war machine, which has conquered ... See full summary »

Director: David Padrusch | Stars: Jeffery A. Baker, Orion Barnes, Erin Bennett, Kristopher Blount

Votes: 787

13. In the Shadow of the Moon (2007)

PG | 100 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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84 Metascore

The crew members of NASA's Apollo missions tell their story in their own words.

Director: David Sington | Stars: Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong, Stephen Armstrong, Viola Armstrong

Votes: 5,775 | Gross: $1.13M

14. Bob & Doug McKenzie's Two-Four Anniversary (2007 TV Movie)

94 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.7
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A celebration of Canada's most famous comedy hosers.

Director: Henry Sarwer-Foner | Stars: Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas, Tom Cavanagh, Andy Dick

Votes: 56

15. Surfwise (2007)

R | 93 min | Documentary, Sport

7.3
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72 Metascore

Doug Pray explores the life of surfer Dorian "Doc" Paskowitz.

Director: Doug Pray | Stars: Juliette Paskowitz, David Paskowitz, Jonathan Paskowitz, Abraham Paskowitz

Votes: 1,282 | Gross: $0.27M

16. Diana: Last Days of a Princess (2007 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary, Drama

5.5
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The life of diana leading up to her death

Director: Richard Dale | Stars: Genevieve O'Reilly, Patrick Baladi, Shaun Dooley, James Barriscale

Votes: 230

17. Incest: A Family Tragedy (2007)

90 min | Documentary

7.8
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An intense documentary investigating the dark and hidden world of sexual molestation of children by trusted family members or friends.

Director: Edward Blackoff | Star: James Runcorn

Votes: 40

18. Indie Sex: Teens (2007 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary, Romance

6.9
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Underage sex is one of the most taboo topics on screen. Indie Sex: Teens presents the history and role of teenage sex and sexuality on screen from Splendor in the Grass to Kids to Thirteen.... See full synopsis »

Director: Lisa Ades | Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Jamie Babbit, Jami Bernard, Catherine Breillat

Votes: 389

19. Blood, Boobs & Beast (2007)

75 min | Documentary

7.1
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Blood, Boobs and Beast tells the compelling story of Don Dohler, whose movies have been called everything from oddly brilliant to some of the worst films of all time. Despite his critics, ... See full summary »

Director: John Paul Kinhart | Stars: Don Dohler, J.J. Abrams, Robert Long II, Mitch Klein

Votes: 222

20. Crazy Love (I) (2007)

PG-13 | 92 min | Documentary, Romance

7.1
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69 Metascore

The bizarre true story of Linda Riss and Burt Pugach.

Directors: Dan Klores, Fisher Stevens | Stars: Burt Pugach, Linda Pugach, Bob Janoff, Sylvia Hoffman

Votes: 2,204 | Gross: $0.30M

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

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

8.0
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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: 3,173

22. Jeff Dunham: Spark of Insanity (2007 TV Special)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.1
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Jeff Dunham and his socially reckless "suitcase posse" are back in this highly anticipated follow-up to Arguing with Myself, his breakthrough television special! What's next? An ALL NEW ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Simon | Stars: Jeff Dunham, Paige Dunham

Votes: 3,485

23. Virgin School (2007 TV Movie)

65 min | Documentary

6.3
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A shy 26-year-old man visits a school run for virgins to educate them in sexuality and all aspects of dating. Will the training he receives allow him to 'lose it'.

Director: Osca Humphreys | Stars: Osca Humphreys, Carla Kriek, James Riley, Marion Van der Stad

Votes: 100

24. CandyGirl Video: Karen Money's Personal Panties (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 150 min | Documentary

9.1
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Director: Jason Hadden | Stars: Ariel Andrews, Jordan Bentley, Kobe Lee, Karen Money

Votes: 151

25. No End in Sight (2007)

102 min | Documentary, War

8.3
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89 Metascore

A comprehensive look at the Bush Administration's conduct of the Iraq war and its occupation of the country.

Director: Charles Ferguson | Stars: Campbell Scott, Gerald Burke, Ali Fadhil, Omar Fekeiki

Votes: 7,552 | Gross: $1.43M

26. Slacker Uprising (2007)

102 min | Documentary

5.3
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Footage from Michael Moore's 60-city tour of college campuses and other venues showcases what the filmmaker calls "the birth of a new political generation."

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Eddie Vedder, Robert Ellis Orrall, Steve Earle

Votes: 2,403

27. Pablo of Medellin (2007)

87 min | Documentary, Drama

6.6
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Pablo, Angel o Demonio is the untold story of a man who changed our world forever. He created the multinational enterprise of cocaine trafficking and through terror brought a country to its... See full summary »

Director: Jorge Granier

Votes: 146

28. My Winnipeg (2007)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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84 Metascore

Fact, fantasy and memory are woven seamlessly together in this portrait of film-maker Guy Maddin's home town of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Director: Guy Maddin | Stars: Darcy Fehr, Ann Savage, Louis Negin, Amy Stewart

Votes: 4,024 | Gross: $0.16M

29. The Pixar Story (2007)

G | 87 min | Documentary

7.9
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A look at the first years of Pixar Animation Studios - from the success of "Toy Story" and Pixar's promotion of talented people, to the building of its East Bay campus, the company's ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Iwerks | Stars: Stacy Keach, John Lasseter, Brad Bird, John Musker

Votes: 4,371

30. Jan Saudek - V pekle svých vásní, ráj v nedohlednu (2007)

96 min | Documentary

6.9
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The film provides a personally truthful yet harsh life story of a hero and dropout. The world-renowned photographer Jan Saudek, winning international awards and being exhibited abroad long ... See full summary »

Director: Adolf Zika | Stars: Jan Saudek, Sára Saudková

Votes: 67

31. Playboy Video Playmate Calendar 2008 (2007 Video)

84 min | Documentary

3.7
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Stars: Brittany Binger, Kia Drayton, Sarah Elizabeth, Janine Habeck

Votes: 7

32. 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," 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: 1,400

33. A Map for Saturday (2007)

90 min | Documentary

7.9
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On a trip around the world, every day feels like Saturday. A MAP FOR SATURDAY reveals a world of long-term, solo travel through the stories of trekkers on four continents. The documentary ... See full summary »

Director: Brook Silva-Braga | Stars: Scott Erikson, Rebecca Filmer, Sabrina Hezinger, Kate McNair

Votes: 974

34. Arctic Tale (2007)

G | 96 min | Documentary, Family

7.0
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64 Metascore

Two narratives -- the life cycle of a mother walrus and her calf, and the life of a polar bear and her cubs -- are used to illustrate the harsh realities of existence in the Arctic.

Directors: Adam Ravetch, Sarah Robertson | Stars: Queen Latifah, Katrina Agate, Zain Ali, Preston Bailey

Votes: 1,643 | Gross: $0.83M

35. Sigur Rós: Heima (2007)

97 min | Documentary, Music

8.6
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In the summer of 2006, Sigur Rós returned home to play a series of free, unannounced concerts for the people of Iceland. This film documents their already legendary tour with intimate ... See full summary »

Director: Dean DeBlois | Stars: Amiina, Hildur Arsaelsdottir, Jon Thor Birgisson, Orri P. Dyrason

Votes: 7,205

36. Bra Boys (2007)

R | 90 min | Documentary, Sport

6.2
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55 Metascore

A film about the cultural evolution of the Sydney beach side suburb of Maroubra and the social struggle faced by its youth - the notorious surf gang known as the Bra Boys.

Directors: Sunny Abberton, Macario De Souza | Stars: Russell Crowe, Kelly Slater, Cheyne Horan, Jack Kingsley

Votes: 1,125 | Gross: $0.05M

37. Katt Williams: American Hustle (2007 Video)

90 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.8
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Katt Williams is back in this theatrical follow-up to the PIMP CHRONCILES PT. 1. Katt's flashy street attitude drives a story about returning to his roots. Katt is offered the opportunity ... See full summary »

Director: Brit McAdams | Stars: Chris Jai Alex, Cece Bell, Da Brat, Julie Brister

Votes: 813

38. The Shark Is Still Working (2007)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary

7.6
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After three decades, Jaws continues to intrigue, thrill and frighten viewers. This documentary focuses on the many ways Jaws has helped to shape common elements of pop culture.

Director: Erik Hollander | Stars: Steve Alten, Joe Alves, Roy Arbogast, Steven Awalt

Votes: 505

39. Albert Fish: In Sin He Found Salvation (2007)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

5.8
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Albert Fish, the horrific true story of elderly cannibal, sadomasochist, and serial killer, who lured children to their deaths in Depression-era New York City. Distorting biblical tales, ... See full summary »

Director: John Borowski | Stars: Oto Brezina, Joe Coleman, Bob Dunsworth, Harvey Fisher

Votes: 839

40. White Light/Black Rain: The Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (2007)

86 min | Documentary

8.4
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Using extensive interviews with survivors and archival footage, an examination reveals the aftermath of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Director: Steven Okazaki | Stars: Harold Agnew, Shuntaro Hida, Kiyoko Imori, Morris Jeppson

Votes: 1,433

41. Unser Universum (2007 Video)

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Director: Joachim Mais | Star: Britta Leimbach

42. Happiness Bound (2007)

91 min | Documentary

5.8
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Poetry and cinema merge as 11 filmmakers bring to life 21 poems by Quebec poets.

Directors: Geneviève Allard, Paule Baillargeon, Manon Barbeau, Philippe Baylaucq, Michel Brault, Marie-Julie Dallaire, André Forcier, Chloé Leriche, Kim Nguyen, Marcel Simard, Denis Villeneuve | Stars: José Acquelin, Alexandrine Agostini, Manon Barbeau, Francis Beaulieu

Votes: 16

43. For the Bible Tells Me So (2007)

Unrated | 95 min | Documentary, Romance

7.9
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73 Metascore

An exploration of the intersection between religion and homosexuality in the U.S. and how the religious right has used its interpretation of the Bible to stigmatize the gay community.

Director: Daniel G. Karslake | Stars: Imogene Robinson, Victor Robinson, Gene Robinson, Isabella 'Boo' McDaniel

Votes: 4,134 | Gross: $0.31M

44. Joy Division (2007)

R | 93 min | Documentary, Music

7.8
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A chronological account of the influential late 1970s English rock band.

Director: Grant Gee | Stars: Richard Boon, Anton Corbijn, Kevin Cummins, Ian Curtis

Votes: 2,742

45. Very Young Girls (2007)

83 min | Documentary, Crime

6.6
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Very Young Girls, whose title reflects the fact that in the United States the average age of entry into prostitution is just thirteen. The film takes us into the work of a former sexually ... See full summary »

Directors: David Schisgall, Nina Alvarez | Stars: Laura Guzman, Rachel Lloyd

Votes: 396

46. Trumbo (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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71 Metascore

Through a focus on the life of Dalton Trumbo (1905-1976), this film examines the effects on individuals and families of a congressional pursuit of Hollywood Communists after World War II. ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Askin | Stars: Dalton Trumbo, Joan Allen, Brian Dennehy, Michael Douglas

Votes: 885 | Gross: $7.85M

47. Loose Change: Final Cut (2007 Video)

80 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

7.1
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Loose Change Final Cut sets out to prove the official story of 9/11 - 'that the impact of two planes flying into two World Trade Center towers and the resulting fires caused three World ... See full synopsis »

Director: Dylan Avery | Stars: Dylan Avery, Mahmoud Ahmad, Ahmed Al-Ghamdi, Hamza Al-Ghamdi

Votes: 2,187

48. Lynch (2007)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary

6.7
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67 Metascore

Compiled from over two years of footage, the film is an intimate portrait of David Lynch's creative process as he completes his latest film, Inland Empire (2006). We follow Lynch as he ... See full summary »

Stars: Jay Aaseng, Jeremy Alter, David Lynch, Krzysztof Majchrzak

Votes: 719

49. Gabriel Iglesias: Hot and Fluffy (2007 TV Special)

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.1
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Gabriel Iglesias is one of the fastest rising comics today! With his unique brand of humor, loveable stage presence and a wide range of voices and impressions, it's no wonder he became an ... See full summary »

Director: Manny Rodriguez | Star: Gabriel Iglesias

Votes: 2,556

50. Louis C.K.: Shameless (2007 TV Special)

TV-MA | 57 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.7
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Comedy and television star Louis C.K. returns to HBO for an hour of no-holds-barred, adults-only stand-up comedy! Taped before a live audience at the Henry Fonda Theater in Los Angeles, the... See full summary »

Director: Steven J. Santos | Star: Louis C.K.

Votes: 6,441