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1. GameChangers: Dreams of BlizzCon (2018)

91 min | Documentary

8.9
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In 1998 a single video game forever changed the world. The game was StarCraft. It would go on to become the foundation of esports (electronic sports) and the force behind the online ... See full summary »

Director: John Keating | Stars: Seong Won Mun, Min Chul Jang, Dan Stemkoski, Nick Plott

Votes: 87

2. Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018)

PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary, Biography

8.6
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85 Metascore

An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host, Fred Rogers.

Director: Morgan Neville | Stars: Joanne Rogers, Betty Aberlin, David Bianculli, McColm Cephas Jr.

Votes: 8,209 | Gross: $22.61M

3. American Experience (1988– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Oliver Platt

Votes: 1,228

4. A Thousand Thoughts (2018)

Documentary

8.4
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Director: Sam Green

Votes: 7

5. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: JFK: Part One (2013)

TV-PG | 113 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
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JFK's campaign for president is the first to be waged on television, a distinct advantage for the telegenic candidate. Despite his lack of legislative achievements and his Catholicism -- ... See full summary »

Director: Susan Bellows | Stars: Oliver Platt, Charles Cabell, John F. Kennedy, Evan Thomas

Votes: 96

6. Bad Blood: A Cautionary Tale (2010)

TV-PG | 83 min | Documentary

8.3
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From PBS - BAD BLOOD chronicles how a "miracle" treatment for hemophilia became an agent of death for 10,000 Americans.

Director: Marilyn Ness

Votes: 64

7. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: JFK: Part 2 (2013)

TV-PG | 111 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.3
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This episode follows Kennedy into the White House, offering fresh assessments of the successes and failures of his tenure. In 1961, the most challenging issue facing the new administration ... See full summary »

Director: Susan Bellows | Star: Oliver Platt

Votes: 79

8. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: John & Abigail Adams (2006)

Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.1
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Director: Peter Jones | Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Simon Russell Beale, Linda Emond

Votes: 42

9. AlphaGo (2017)

90 min | Documentary

7.9
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With more board configurations than there are atoms in the observable universe, the ancient Chinese game of 'Go' has long been considered a grand challenge for artificial intelligence. On ... See full summary »

Director: Greg Kohs | Stars: Ioannis Antonoglou, Lucas Baker, Nick Bostrom, Yoo Changhyuk

Votes: 2,545

10. P.O.V. (1988– )

Documentary

7.9
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POV, a cinema term for "point of view," is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. Since 1988, POV has presented more than 300 of the best, boldest and most... See full summary »

Stars: Angela Davis, Deann Borshay, Peter Dinklage, Mohamed Bangura

Votes: 122

11. The R&B Feeling (2015)

70 min | Documentary

7.9
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1971, the Los Angeles performance art scene is flourishing. Chris Burden has just ordered a studio assistant to shoot him in the left arm with a rifle, Barbara T Smith is staging ... See full summary »

Directors: Marcus Werner Hed, Nathaniel Mellors | Stars: Cornelius, John Duncan, Myriam Morales, Marjorie Parks

Votes: 7

12. Broken Heart Land (2014)

81 min | Documentary, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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A conservative Oklahoma family is shattered when their gay teenage son commits suicide after a bitterly controversial town meeting discussing a proposal for Gay and Lesbian History Month. ... See full summary »

Directors: Jeremy Stulberg, Randy Stulberg | Stars: Cindy Cason, Lauren Cheney, Jordan Doerfel, Eric Eisenbrey

Votes: 20

13. Wartorn: 1861-2010 (2010 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 68 min | Documentary, War

7.8
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With suicide rates among active military servicemen and veterans currently on the rise, the HBO special WARTORN 1861-2010 brings urgent attention to the invisible wounds of war. Drawing on ... See full summary »

Directors: Jon Alpert, Ellen Goosenberg Kent, Matthew O'Neill

Votes: 327

14. The Supreme Court (2007– )

240 min | History

7.8
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Stars: David Strathairn, Charles Aldrich, C.R. Anderson, John Anderson

Votes: 32

15. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Triangle Fire (2011)

TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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From PBS and American Experience - The Triangle Fire chronicles the fire that tore through the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City killing one hundred and forty-eight young women ... See full summary »

Director: Jamila Wignot | Stars: Michael Murphy, Annelise Orleck, Richard A. Greenwald, David Von Drehle

Votes: 94

16. Silenced (I) (2014)

Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary, Drama

7.7
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Three National Security whistleblowers fight to reveal the darkest corners of America's war on terror, challenging a government that is increasingly determined to maintain secrecy.

Director: James Spione | Stars: Majdi Alghader, Marc Basil, Jeffrey Brewer, Thomas Drake

Votes: 322

17. Balloonfest (2017)

6 min | Short

7.6
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Director: Nathan Truesdell | Stars: Mary Allen, Big Chuck, Lil' John

Votes: 35

18. Town Hall (2013)

85 min | Documentary, Family, News

7.5
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An inside look into two years in the lives of Katy and John, Tea Party activists from Central Pennsylvania, as they fight to preserve the America they fear is slipping away.

Directors: Sierra Pettengill, Jamila Wignot

Votes: 8

19. The Supreme Court (2007– )
Episode: A New Kind of Justice (2007)

History

7.4
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Justice Stephen Field fights alone to protect private contracts from government interference under the rubric of "liberty of contract" in the late 1800's. When the Court begins to side with... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Lennon | Star: David Strathairn

Votes: 7

20. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Wyatt Earp (2010)

TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.4
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Wyatt Earp has been portrayed in countless movies and television shows but these popular fictions belie the complexities and flaws of a man whose life is a lens on politics, justice and ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Rapley | Stars: Michael Murphy, Bob Boze Bell, Katherine Benton-Cohen, Anne M. Butler

Votes: 54

21. 20th Century Women (2016)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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83 Metascore

The story of a teenage boy, his mother, and two other women who help raise him among the love and freedom of Southern California of 1979.

Director: Mike Mills | Stars: Annette Bening, Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup

Votes: 28,841 | Gross: $5.66M

22. Gimme Danger (2016)

R | 108 min | Documentary, Music

7.2
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72 Metascore

An in-depth look at the legendary punk band, The Stooges.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Iggy Pop, Ron Asheton, Scott Asheton, James Williamson

Votes: 3,619 | Gross: $0.44M

23. Cutie and the Boxer (2013)

R | 82 min | Documentary, Biography

7.2
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83 Metascore

This candid New York love story explores the chaotic 40-year marriage of famed boxing painter Ushio Shinohara and his wife, Noriko. Anxious to shed her role as her overbearing husband's assistant, Noriko finds an identity of her own.

Director: Zachary Heinzerling | Stars: Ushio Shinohara, Noriko Shinohara, Alex Shinohara, Ethan Cohen

Votes: 4,230 | Gross: $0.20M

24. E-Team (2014)

88 min | Documentary

7.2
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66 Metascore

When atrocities are committed in countries held hostage by ruthless dictators, Human Rights Watch sends in the E-Team (Emergencies Team), a collection of fiercely intelligent individuals ... See full summary »

Directors: Katy Chevigny, Ross Kauffman | Star: Anna Neistat

Votes: 638

25. Best of Luck with the Wall (2016)

7 min | Documentary, Short

7.2
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A voyage across the US-Mexico border, stitched together from 200,000 satellite images.

Director: Josh Begley

Votes: 31

26. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Walt Whitman (2008)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.1
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Director: Mark Zwonitzer | Stars: Clayton Boyd, Saluda Camp, Chris Cooper, Vincent J. Earnshaw

Votes: 33

27. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Buffalo Bill (2008)

Not Rated | Documentary, Biography, History

7.0
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Director: Rob Rapley | Star: Richard Ben Cramer

Votes: 23

28. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: The Gold Rush (2006)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.0
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Director: Randall MacLowry | Stars: Chris Bauer, Michael Murphy, Frank Pando, Amy Ryan

Votes: 15

29. Live from New York! (2015)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

6.7
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51 Metascore

"Saturday Night Live" has been reflecting and influencing life in the United States for 40 years. Live From New York! goes deep inside this cultural phenomenon exploring the laughter that ... See full summary »

Director: Bao Nguyen | Stars: Fred Armisen, Alec Baldwin, Anne Beatts, Candice Bergen

Votes: 302

30. Northern Light (2013)

Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary, Drama, Family

6.7
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84 Metascore

Set against the backdrop of a town's annual snowmobile race, this cinematic, observational documentary explores the American working class experience.

Director: Nick Bentgen

Votes: 21

31. The Supreme Court (2007– )
Episode: A Nation of Liberties (2007)

History

6.7
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Tracks the Supreme Court's leading role in the civil rights era of the 1950's and 60's, with controversial Justice Hugo Black leading the way. The Court outlaws segregation beginning with ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Lennon | Stars: Hugo Black, William O. Douglas, Felix Frankfurter, Lucas A. Powe Jr.

Votes: 6

32. Teenage (I) (2013)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, History

6.5
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64 Metascore

Teenagers did not always exist. In this living collage of rare archival material, filmed portraits, and voices lifted from early 20th Century diary entries, a struggle erupts between adults and adolescents to define a new idea of youth.

Director: Matt Wolf | Stars: Jena Malone, Ben Whishaw, Julia Hummer, Jessie T. Usher

Votes: 680 | Gross: $0.02M

33. Risk (I) (2016)

TV-MA | 86 min | Documentary

6.3
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72 Metascore

The story of WikiLeak's editor-in-chief Julian Assange as seen by documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras.

Director: Laura Poitras | Stars: Julian Assange, Sarah Harrison, Jacob Appelbaum, Joseph Farrell

Votes: 1,578 | Gross: $0.20M

34. Kate Plays Christine (2016)

Not Rated | 112 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

6.3
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75 Metascore

Actress Kate Lyn Sheil prepares to portray the role of Christine Chubbuck, a real-life news reporter who took her own life on national television in 1974.

Director: Robert Greene | Stars: Steven C. Bovio, Christine Chubbuck, Stephanie Coatney, Michael Ray Davis

Votes: 764

35. The Reagan Show (2017)

TV-PG | 74 min | Documentary

6.3
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66 Metascore

Made up entirely of archival news and White House footage, this documentary captures the pageantry, absurdity, and mastery of the made-for-TV politics of Ronald Reagan.

Directors: Sierra Pettengill, Pacho Velez | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Nancy Reagan, Mikhail Gorbachev, George Bush

Votes: 215

36. The Supreme Court (2007– )
Episode: One Nation Under Law (2007)

History

6.2
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Focuses on Chief Justice John Marshall, who scored a coup for a previously impotent Supreme Court when he seized the power of judicial review in the case of Marbury v. Madison, and his ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Lennon | Stars: Charles Aldrich, C.R. Anderson, John Anderson, William Barker

Votes: 6

37. Our New President (2018)

77 min | Documentary

6.0
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The story of Donald Trump's election told entirely through Russian propaganda. By turns horrifying and hilarious, the film is a satirical portrait of Russian meddling in the 2016 election ... See full summary »

Director: Maxim Pozdorovkin | Stars: Vladimir Putin, Donald J. Trump

Votes: 100 | Gross: $0.04M

38. Stinking Heaven (2015)

Not Rated | 70 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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62 Metascore

A black as tar comedy charting the dissolution of a commune for sober living in 90's suburban New Jersey.

Director: Nathan Silver | Stars: Deragh Campbell, Henri Douvry, Jason Giampietro, Jason Grisell

Votes: 177

39. Street Team Massacre (2007)

80 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

6.0
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Two rival juice companies, Eco-Elixir and Jock Juice, accidentally unleash an experimental formula of energy drink on an unsuspecting group of concert- goers. This formula turns whoever is ... See full summary »

Directors: Adam Deyoe, Eric Gosselin | Stars: Tim Allen, Diana Arone, Michael Boland, Greg Brennan

Votes: 57

40. Life of Crime (2013)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime

5.8
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60 Metascore

Two common criminals get more than they bargained for after kidnapping the wife of a corrupt real-estate developer who shows no interest in paying the $1 million dollar ransom for her safe return.

Director: Daniel Schechter | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Yasiin Bey, Isla Fisher, Will Forte

Votes: 15,108 | Gross: $0.26M

41. Trump's Lobby (2017)

Documentary, Short

5.3
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Since the election of Donald Trump, there has been a continual flow of high level visitors to the penthouse apartment in Trump Tower. Their arrivals were turned into a media spectacle.

Director: Alex Winter

Votes: 17

43. Graven Image (2017)

Short

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Director: Sierra Pettengill

44. The Genius and the Opera Singer (2017)

67 min | Documentary

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The Genius and the Opera Singer is an intimate documentary set in a claustrophobic penthouse apartment in New York's West Village where Ruth and her daughter Jessica have shared uneasy ... See full summary »

Director: Vanessa Stockley | Stars: Ruth Berk, Jessica Berk, Robert Driscoll

45. New Year Part 1 (2014)

27 min | Animation, Short, Drama

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NEW YEAR is a haunting exploration of city life that fuses domesticity with science fiction. Through omniscient narration (Firefly's Sean Maher) and experimental animation, NEW YEAR follows... See full summary »

Directors: Adam Shecter, Sierra Pettengill | Star: Sean Maher

46. Independent Lens (1999– )
Episode: Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity (2015)

Documentary

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Choreographer Elizabeth Streb pioneers a movement form that explores physical and emotional human potential.

Director: Catherine Gund | Stars: Sarah Callan, Jaclyn Carlson, Safiya Fredericks, Leonardo Giron

47. P.O.V. (1988– )
Episode: Cutie and the Boxer (2015)

Documentary

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Director: Zachary Heinzerling | Stars: Ethan Cohen, Alexandra Munroe, Alex Shinohara, Noriko Shinohara

48. The Supreme Court (2007– )
Episode: The Rehnquist Revolution (2007)

History

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The efforts of conservative presidents to roll back the civil rights decisions of the 1950's and 60's by appointing conservative justices accomplish little at first, with many appointees ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Lennon | Star: David Strathairn



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