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1. Dirty Money (2018– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Crime

8.1
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A Netflix Original Series documenting various stories about exposing the greed, corruption, and crime spreading through the global economy.

Stars: Matt Taibbi, Alex Gibney, Anabel Hernández, Fahmi Quadir

Votes: 7,287

2. Citizen K (2019)

Not Rated | 126 min | Documentary

6.7
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76 Metascore

The strange case of Mikhail Khodorkovsky, once believed to be the wealthiest man in Russia, who rocketed to prosperity and prominence in the 1990s, served a decade in prison, and became an unlikely martyr for the anti-Putin movement.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Vladimir Putin, Leonid Nevzlin, Boris Berezovsky

Votes: 589

3. George Harrison: Living in the Material World (2011)

Not Rated | 208 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.2
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Filmmaker Martin Scorsese examines the life of musician George Harrison, weaving together interviews, concert footage, home movies and photographs.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: George Harrison, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr

Votes: 10,354

4. The 50 Year Argument (2014)

97 min | Documentary

6.5
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A documentary on the history and influence of the New York Review of Books.

Directors: Martin Scorsese, David Tedeschi | Stars: Barbara Epstein, W.H. Auden, Isaiah Berlin, Stephen Jay Gould

Votes: 593

5. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

7.9
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Wide-ranging arts program.

Stars: Gavin Millar, Kenneth Tynan, Jonathan Miller, John Walters

Votes: 164

6. History of the Eagles (2013)

Not Rated | 187 min | Documentary

8.2
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The life and times of the super successful American soft-rock band, Eagles.

Stars: Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Don Felder, Joe Walsh

Votes: 2,375

7. Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine (2015)

R | 128 min | Documentary, Biography

6.9
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72 Metascore

A look at the personal and private life of the late Apple CEO, Steve Jobs.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Steve Jobs, Alex Gibney, Steve Wozniak, Michael S. Malone

Votes: 5,723 | Gross: $0.49M

8. Cooked (2016– )

60 min | Documentary

8.1
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As he tries his hand at baking, brewing and braising, acclaimed food writer Michael Pollan explores how cooking transforms food and shapes our world.

Stars: Michael Pollan, Isaac Pollan

Votes: 2,587

9. The New Yorker Presents (2015– )

M | 30 min | Documentary

6.5
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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: 378

10. Afterward (2018)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary

9.0
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66 Metascore

Afterward delves into the secret wounds carried by victims as well as victimizers, through testimonies ranging from the horrifying to the hopeful.

Director: Ofra Bloch | Stars: Bassam Aramin, Ofra Bloch

Votes: 66

11. Gimme the Loot (2012)

Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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81 Metascore

When their latest work is buffed by a rival crew, two determined graffiti writers embark on an elaborate plan to bomb the ultimate location: the New York Mets' Home Run Apple.

Director: Adam Leon | Stars: Ty Hickson, Tashiana Washington, Joshua Rivera, Zoë Lescaze

Votes: 2,389 | Gross: $0.10M

12. Long Distance (I) (2005)

R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

5.2
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A young woman accidentally dials the number of a serial killer who decides to make her his next victim.

Director: Marcus Stern | Stars: Monica Keena, Ivan Martin, Kevin Chapman, Tamala Jones

Votes: 821

13. The Seventh Fire (2015)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary, Drama, Family

6.0
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66 Metascore

When Rob Brown, a Native American gang leader on a remote Minnesota reservation, is sentenced to prison for a fifth time, he must confront his role in bringing violent drug culture into his... See full summary »

Director: Jack Riccobono | Stars: Robert Duane Brown, Kevin Fineday Jr., Albino Garcia

Votes: 169 | Gross: $0.03M

14. Elián (2017)

TV-PG | 108 min | Documentary

6.8
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66 Metascore

Executive-produced by Alex Gibney, the documentary shares the remarkable story of Elian Gonzalez, the 5-year-old Cuban boy plucked from the Florida Straits on Thanksgiving Day in 1999. ... See full summary »

Directors: Tim Golden, Ross McDonnell | Star: Raúl Esparza

Votes: 140

15. Parched (2017– )

47 min | Documentary

7.9
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Documentary about water crises in the United States.

Star: Alex Gibney

Votes: 32

16. Breaking Silence (2017)

40 min | Documentary

9.3
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Documents American Muslim women's stories about their sexual assault experiences.

Director: Nadya Ali | Stars: Navila Rashid, Sarah Rashid, Zahra Bhaiwala, Khalid Latif

Votes: 6

17. The Wayfarers (2005)

89 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A family of lobstermen are reunited when the dying, compulsive lying matriarch of the family wants to stage a Remembrance Ceremony while she's still alive. Her estranged son Alex is forced ... See full summary »

Director: Todd Norwood | Stars: Chris Norwood, Bonnie Stockdale, Bob Jodka, Dennis Lemoine

Votes: 13

18. Well Fed and Comfortable (2006)

25 min | Short

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Director: Lou Howe | Stars: James Benenson, Elliotte Crowell, Lilly Hartley, Mike Hoagland

19. The Awkward Stage (2008)

21 min | Short, Comedy

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Five performers create and "educational" show and bring it to its first performance.

Director: Michael J. Palmer | Stars: Nick Austin, Samara Bay, Karen Chmielnicki, John Kinsella

20. Starter Pack: From Best Bets to Safety Net (2005 Video)

32 min | Documentary

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Documenting the birth, life, and death of Malawi's controversial program to replace food aid with food produced by the poor, this film illustrates many key issues of international development policy.

Director: Charles Mann | Star: Malcolm Blackie

21. Free Samples (2006)

20 min | Short, Comedy

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Free Samples is a hallucinatory fairy tale that explores the way excess rots our sense of having enough. Using the black-and-white silent form, the film tells the story of Milton, who moves... See full summary »

Director: Nick Weiss | Stars: Peter O'Leary, Lyndsey Lantz, Jory Raphael, Tracey Field

22. Si no llueve (2006 Video)

29 min | Documentary, Short

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What is poverty? Mexican villagers reveal how risk impedes their escape from poverty and describe strategies to diversify income.

Directors: Michael J. Palmer, Mariana Gabarrot Arenas, Guy Stuart

23. Cooked (2016– )
Episode: Air (2016)

53 min | Documentary

8.5
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Visit food labs and Moroccan fields as Pollan delves into the science of bread-making and the nature of gluten.

Director: Ryan Miller | Star: Michael Pollan

Votes: 118

24. Dirty Money (2018– )
Episode: Drug Short (2018)

TV-14 | 66 min | Documentary, Crime

8.6
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Wall Street short-sellers expose a scam that regulators overlook: how Big Pharma gouges patients in need of life-saving drugs.

Director: Erin Lee Carr | Stars: Fahmi Quadir, Roddy Boyd, Bethany McLean, Andrew Left

Votes: 834

25. Cooked (2016– )
Episode: Earth (2016)

51 min | Documentary

8.0
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Discover how microbes help turn raw ingredients into delicacies like chocolate and cheese as Pollan tackles the mysterious process of fermentation.

Director: Peter Bull | Stars: Isaac Pollan, Michael Pollan

Votes: 102

26. Cooked (2016– )
Episode: Fire (2016)

58 min | Documentary

7.3
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With help from Aboriginal hunters and a barbecue pit master, Pollan shows how fire shaped human gastronomy, and weighs our duty to the animals we eat.

Director: Alex Gibney | Star: Michael Pollan

Votes: 142

27. Parched (2017– )
Episode: Global Water Wars (2017)

47 min | Documentary

8.2
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In the shadowy outskirts of India's capital city, a powerful water mafia steals water from government and private reserves, and sells it to those who can pay the hefty price. Meanwhile in ... See full summary »

Director: Doug Shultz | Star: Alex Gibney

Votes: 9

28. Parched (2017– )
Episode: Money Flows (2017)

47 min | Documentary

8.5
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This episode explores an alarming trend, where Wall Street banks control municipalities and hold the everyday American's water supply in their grip.

Director: Jed Rothstein | Star: Alex Gibney

Votes: 8

29. History of the Eagles (2013)
Episode: Part I (2013)

Not Rated | Documentary

8.7
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This is the history of the man behind The Eagles, Glenn Frey. His early influences, band mates and friends, both in the band and other musicians, catapulted them into the front seat of 1970s life and music.

Director: Alison Ellwood | Stars: Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Don Felder, Joe Walsh

Votes: 40

30. History of the Eagles (2013)
Episode: Part II (2013)

Not Rated | Documentary

8.6
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The second part covers the phenomenon where The Eagles officially quit but 1980s "Oldie" radio sent them into orbit. Glenn Frey, having many talents, acted in film and TV (Miami Vice). The ... See full summary »

Director: Alison Ellwood | Stars: Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Don Felder, Joe Walsh

Votes: 34

31. The New Yorker Presents (2015– )
Episode: Pilot (2016)

TV-MA | 34 min | Documentary

7.8
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Filmmaker Alex Gibney (Going Clear) tells how the FBI could have prevented the 9/11 attacks - if it weren't for the CIA. Le Cafe de Balzac: Paul Giamatti plays 19th-century French author ... See full summary »

Directors: Shari Springer Berman, Jonathan Demme, Ryan Miller, Robert Pulcini | Stars: Rachel Aviv, Roz Chast, Paul Giamatti, Alex Gibney

Votes: 33

32. Arena (1975– )
Episode: The 50 Year Argument - The New York Review of Books (2014)

Documentary

6.6
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Votes: 5

33. Parched (2017– )
Episode: Toxic Waters (2017)

47 min | Documentary

8.7
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In West Virginia, a cattle farmer traces the deterioration of his livestock to illegal dumping in the Ohio River in in the 1980s, unraveling a corporate conspiracy by DuPont that leaves ... See full summary »

Director: Johanna Hamilton | Star: Alex Gibney

Votes: 9



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