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1. Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992)

Not Rated | 167 min | Documentary, Biography, War

A film about the noted American linguist/political dissident and his warning about corporate media's role in modern propaganda.

Directors: Mark Achbar, Peter Wintonick | Stars: Noam Chomsky, Mark Achbar, Karin Aguilar-San Juan, Paul Andrews

Votes: 3,995

2. Google Baby (2009)

77 min | Documentary, Drama

A journey across three continents telling the story of the up and coming baby production industry in the age of globalization.

Director: Zippi Brand Frank | Stars: Naina Patel, Doron Mamet-Meged, Gad Levy, Lyne Macklin-Fife

Votes: 157

3. Food, Inc. (2008)

PG | 94 min | Documentary

80 Metascore

An unflattering look inside America's corporate controlled food industry.

Director: Robert Kenner | Stars: Michael Pollan, Eric Schlosser, Richard Lobb, Vince Edwards

Votes: 47,115 | Gross: $4.42M

4. Cooked (2016– )

60 min | Documentary

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: 2,088

5. El sistema (2008)

Unrated | 120 min | Documentary, Music

A film by Paul Smaczny and Maria Stodtmeier. Venezuela's unique system of music education takes children from violent slums and turns some of them into world-class musicians. El Sistema ... See full summary »

Directors: Paul Smaczny, Maria Stodtmeier | Stars: Jose Antonio Abreu, Gustavo Dudamel

Votes: 81

6. Jeg elsker hvem jeg vil (1999)

54 min | Documentary

Young gay and lesbian Norwegians share their experiences of coming out. As a counterpoint, the candid opinions of a number of their less enlightened peers are also included.

Director: Trond Winterkjær

Votes: 17

7. Bully (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary

74 Metascore

A documentary on peer-to-peer bullying in schools across America.

Director: Lee Hirsch | Stars: Ja'Meya Jackson, Kelby Johnson, Lona Johnson, Bob Johnson

Votes: 9,481 | Gross: $4.04M

8. The Invisible War (2012)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Crime

75 Metascore

An investigative documentary about the epidemic of rape of soldiers within the US military.

Director: Kirby Dick | Stars: Amy Ziering, Kirby Dick, Kori Cioca, Jessica Hinves

Votes: 6,287 | Gross: $0.07M

9. Inside Job (2010)

PG-13 | 109 min | Documentary, Crime

88 Metascore

Takes a closer look at what brought about the 2008 financial meltdown.

Director: Charles Ferguson | Stars: Matt Damon, Gylfi Zoega, Andri Snær Magnason, Sigridur Benediktsdottir

Votes: 64,002 | Gross: $4.31M

10. Plastic Planet (2009)

TV-G | 95 min | Documentary

55 Metascore

Werner Boote presents an up-close and personal view of the controversial and fascinating material that has found its way into every facet of our daily lives: plastic. He takes us on a ... See full summary »

Director: Werner Boote | Stars: Werner Boote, John Taylor, Peter Lieberzeit, Marques Brown

Votes: 1,086 | Gross: $0.00M

11. Into Eternity: A Film for the Future (2010)

75 min | Documentary

68 Metascore

A documentary on the safety of nuclear storage.

Director: Michael Madsen | Stars: Carl Reinhold Bråkenhjelm, Mikael Jensen, Berit Lundqvist, Michael Madsen

Votes: 2,638 | Gross: $0.06M

12. Where to Invade Next (2015)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Comedy

64 Metascore

To learn what the USA can learn from other nations, Michael Moore playfully "invades" them to see what they have to offer.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Johnny Fancelli, Christina Fancelli, Lorena Lardini

Votes: 20,414 | Gross: $3.82M

13. Frontline (1983– )
Episode: The Untouchables (2013)

TV-PG | 55 min | Documentary

Why Wall Street's leaders have escaped prosecution for the 2008 financial crisis or any fraud related to the sale of bad mortgages.

Stars: Sarah Childress, Will Lyman, Arun Rath, Martin Smith

Votes: 33

14. Love, Hate & Propaganda: The Cold War (2011– )

Documentary, History, War

Although they were allies during WWII, the United States and the Soviet Union, fueled by their fundamental ideological differences, embarked on what would be called the Cold War starting in... See full summary »

Stars: Catherine Mercier, George Stroumboulopoulos, David Welch, Kenneth Osgood

Votes: 33

15. SlingShot (2014)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography, News

SlingShot focuses on noted Segway inventor Dean Kamen and his work to solve the world's water crisis. An eccentric genius with a provocative world view, Kamen is an inspiration for future ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Lazarus | Star: Dean Kamen

Votes: 866

16. The Obama Deception (2009 Video)

111 min | Documentary

Controversial radio host Alex Jones presents his theory that the newly elected 44th president of The United States is merely a puppet in a conspiracy to loot the American public and orchestrate a totalitarian world government.

Director: Alex Jones | Stars: Francis Boyle, Gerald Celente, Daniel Estulin, Alex Jones

Votes: 1,207

17. Super Size Me (2004)

PG | 100 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

73 Metascore

While examining the influence of the fast food industry, Morgan Spurlock personally explores the consequences on his health of a diet of solely McDonald's food for one month.

Director: Morgan Spurlock | Stars: Morgan Spurlock, Daryl Isaacs, Chemeeka Walker, Dania Abu-Rmaileh

Votes: 93,899 | Gross: $11.53M

18. The Private Life of Plants (1995– )

292 min | Documentary

David Attenborough's study of the world of plants, which demonstrates, with the aid of time-lapse photography, the rich and varied ways in which they flourish.

Star: David Attenborough

Votes: 2,239

19. The Forecaster (2014)

PG | 100 min | Documentary, Biography

51 Metascore

MARTIN ARMSTRONG, once a US based trillion dollar financial adviser, used the number pi to predict economic turning points with precision. When some big New York bankers asked him to join ... See full summary »

Directors: Marcus Vetter, Karin Steinberger | Stars: Martin Armstrong, Vicky Armstrong, Oliver Brown, Michael Campbell

Votes: 1,095

20. Supervention (II) (2013)

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary, Sport

A ski documentary showcasing modern freeskiing, free riding and snowboarding.

Directors: Filip Christensen, Even Sigstad | Stars: Anders Backe, Tiril Sjåstad Christiansen, Tim Durtschi, Terje Håkonsen

Votes: 743

21. Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train (2004)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary

65 Metascore

The life and times of Howard Zinn: the historian, activist, and author of several classics including "A Peoples History of the United States". Archival footage, and commentary by friend, colleagues and Zinn himself.

Directors: Deb Ellis, Denis Mueller | Stars: Matt Damon, Daniel Berrigan, Howard Zinn, Alice Walker

Votes: 749 | Gross: $0.12M

22. Pøbler (2015)

91 min | Documentary

European statistics shows that every 6th youth between 18 and 24 drops out of school before finishing their upper high school education. Meet four Norwegians who have become high school dropouts.

Director: Kari Anne Moe | Stars: Jan Olav Sawyer, Maylén Mykløy, Kelly Cathrin Haugan, Marthe Torgersen Eidsvåg

Votes: 94

23. The Unbelievers (2013)

Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary

32 Metascore

Renowned scientists Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss cross the globe as they speak publicly about the importance of science and reason in the modern world.

Director: Gus Holwerda | Stars: Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Woody Allen, Richard Dawkins, Daniel C. Dennett

Votes: 6,197

24. De andre (2012)

93 min | Documentary, Drama

In 2009 the Norwegian government introduced new rules to enforce immigration. One was the rule for preliminary stay for sole minors under 18. Who's responsible for them?

Director: Margreth Olin | Stars: Goli Mohammed Ali, Husein Ali, Khalid Faquiri, Hassan

Votes: 117

25. How to Make Money Selling Drugs (2012)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, Crime

69 Metascore

Ten easy steps show you how to make money from drugs, featuring a series of interviews with drug dealers, prison employees, and lobbyists arguing for tougher drug laws.

Director: Matthew Cooke | Stars: 'Freeway' Ricky Ross, Susan Sarandon, David Simon, 50 Cent

Votes: 6,423 | Gross: $1.50M

26. Inside Obama's White House (2016– )

Documentary

Through unique access to the President, his inner circle and his political rivals this four-part series tells the story of how Barack Obama tried to reshape the United States and the cost to himself, his party and the nation.

Stars: Rahm Emanuel, Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Frank Sesno

Votes: 192

27. Sugar Coated (2015)

90 min | Documentary

How the food industry sugar-coated science, sweetened the food supply, and seduced a planet, one spoonful at a time.

Director: Michèle Hozer | Stars: Gary Taubes, Robert Lustig, Craig Wilcox, Alexis Gomez

Votes: 710

28. Capitalism: A Love Story (2009)

R | 127 min | Documentary, Crime, News

61 Metascore

An examination of the social costs of corporate interests pursuing profits at the expense of the public good.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, William Black, Jimmy Carter, Elijah Cummings

Votes: 39,064 | Gross: $14.36M

29. Inequality for All (2013)

PG | 89 min | Documentary

68 Metascore

A documentary that follows former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich as he looks to raise awareness of the country's widening economic gap.

Director: Jacob Kornbluth | Stars: Robert Reich, Candice Bergen, Lily Tomlin, Dolly Parton

Votes: 6,112 | Gross: $1.21M

30. (Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies (2015)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Drama, News

60 Metascore

From ticket-fixing in our police departments to test-score scandals in our schools, from our elected leaders' extra-marital affairs to financial schemes undermining our economy, dishonesty ... See full summary »

Director: Yael Melamede | Star: Dan Ariely

Votes: 1,806

31. The Human Experiment (2013)

Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary

44 Metascore

A documentary that explores chemicals found in everyday household products.

Directors: Don Hardy Jr., Dana Nachman | Star: Sean Penn

Votes: 607

32. Demain (2015)

G | 118 min | Documentary

71 Metascore

Climate is changing. Instead of showing all the worst that can happen, this documentary focuses on the people suggesting solutions and their actions.

Directors: Cyril Dion, Mélanie Laurent | Stars: Anthony Barnosky, Olivier De Schutter, Cyril Dion, Emmanuel Druon

Votes: 2,641 | Gross: $0.04M

33. In Pursuit of Silence (2015)

81 min | Documentary

70 Metascore

A film about our relationship with silence and the impact of noise on our lives.

Director: Patrick Shen

Votes: 300 | Gross: $0.03M

34. The Settlers (2016)

107 min | Documentary

75 Metascore

An intimate look at life inside the Jewish settlements in the West Bank.

Director: Shimon Dotan

Votes: 154

35. Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret (2014)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

Follow the shocking, yet humorous, journey of an aspiring environmentalist, as he daringly seeks to find the real solution to the most pressing environmental issues and true path to sustainability.

Directors: Kip Andersen, Keegan Kuhn | Stars: Lisa Agabian, Manucher Alemi, Lindsey Allen, Kip Andersen

Votes: 16,502

36. Before the Flood (2016)

PG | 96 min | Documentary, News

63 Metascore

A look at how climate change affects our environment and what society can do to prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems and native communities across the planet.

Director: Fisher Stevens | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Ki-moon Ban, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Mike Brune

Votes: 21,791

37. Nowhere to Hide (2016)

86 min | Documentary

82 Metascore

"Nowhere to Hide" follows a man - the medic and father Nori Sharif - through 5 years of dramatic change in the war-torn Diyala-province; one of the most dangerous provinces in the middle of... See full summary »

Director: Zaradasht Ahmed | Stars: Abu Fallah, Hans Husum, Mudhafar, Nori Sharif

Votes: 161

38. Tickling Giants (2016)

TV-14 | 111 min | Documentary

78 Metascore

While the Egyptian revolution of 2011 is underway, surgeon turned comedian Bassem Youssef airs a television show that makes him popular to his countrymen but disliked by the government.

Director: Sara Taksler | Stars: Bassem Youssef, Jon Stewart, Shadi Alfons, Khaled Mansour

Votes: 1,251 | Gross: $0.04M

39. The Ivory Game (2016)

112 min | Documentary

73 Metascore

Wildlife activists in take on poachers in an effort to end illegal ivory trade in Africa.

Directors: Kief Davidson, Richard Ladkani | Stars: Andrea Crosta, Ian Stevenson, Prince William

Votes: 2,207

40. Inside the Animal Mind (2014– )

Documentary

Chris Packham explores the mysteries of the animal mind in an insightful miniseries about animal behaviour.

Star: Chris Packham

Votes: 53

42. Cosmos: Possible Worlds (2014– )

TV-PG | 557 min | Documentary

An exploration of our discovery of the laws of nature and coordinates in space and time.

Stars: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Stoney Emshwiller, Piotr Michael, André Sogliuzzo

Votes: 89,869

43. Michael Moore in TrumpLand (2016)

Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary

56 Metascore

In the weeks before the 2016 general election, Oscar-winning filmmaker Michael Moore performs a pro-Hillary Clinton stand-up show deep in the heart of TrumpLand.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump

Votes: 3,305 | Gross: $0.15M

44. He Named Me Malala (2015)

PG-13 | 88 min | Documentary

61 Metascore

A look at the events leading up to the Taliban's attack on Pakistani schoolgirl, Malala Yousafzai, for speaking out on girls' education followed by the aftermath, including her speech to the United Nations.

Director: Davis Guggenheim | Stars: Malala Yousafzai, Ziauddin Yousafzai, Toor Pekai Yousafzai, Khushal Yousafzai

Votes: 3,985 | Gross: $2.64M

45. The U.S. vs. John Lennon (2006)

PG-13 | 99 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

64 Metascore

A documentary on the life of John Lennon, with a focus on the time in his life when he transformed from a musician into an antiwar activist.

Directors: David Leaf, John Scheinfeld | Stars: John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Stew Albert, Tariq Ali

Votes: 5,069 | Gross: $1.10M

46. All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone (2016)

Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary

63 Metascore

A look at the life and work of American journalist, I.F. Stone, who leads a one-man crusade against government deception.

Director: Fred Peabody | Stars: I.F. Stone, Chris Hedges, Leslie Moonves, Jeff Cohen

Votes: 349

47. Can We Do It Ourselves? (2015)

60 min | Documentary

This is a solid, thought provoking documentary covering a relevant economic topic in-depth. The question of capitalism's grip on the modern world is highly relevant today and the film ... See full summary »

Director: Patrik Witkowsky | Stars: Gustaf Arrhenius, Anna-Klara Bratt, Noam Chomsky, Viveca Dahlén

Votes: 38

48. Noam Chomsky, What Is Anarachism: A Progressive Voice (2014– )

37 min | News

Noam Chomsky spoke at MIT Wong Auditorium on November 18, 2013. The event was sponsored by the Boston Review. This event was based on the topic of Noam Chomsky new volume, On Anarchism. ... See full summary »

Star: Noam Chomsky

49. Grammar Revolution (2014)

80 min | Documentary, Drama, History

Grammar Revolution will change the way you think about grammar. Join two former teachers as they explore grammar and grammar instruction. Why is grammar a controversial subject? Why has it ... See full summary »

Director: David O'Brien | Stars: Noam Chomsky, Mignon Fogarty, Bryan Garner, Richard Lederer

Votes: 7

50. Occupy: The Movie (2013)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Drama, News