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1. Hail Satan? (2019)

R | 95 min | Documentary

76 Metascore

A look at the quick rise and influence of the controversial religious group known as The Satanic Temple.

Director: Penny Lane | Stars: Jex Blackmore, Chalice Blythe, Nicholas Crowe, Sal De Ciccio

Votes: 1,834 | Gross: $0.42M

2. Yellow is Forbidden (2018)

97 min | Documentary, Biography

A brave designer chases the dream - to be crowned haute couture. But she comes from China, the land of knock offs and production lines. Will her Cinderella story end at the Met Ball?

Director: Pietra Brettkelly | Stars: Guo Pei, Carmen Dell'Orefice, Wendi Murdoch, Philip Treacy

Votes: 53

3. Inside Deep Throat (2005)

NC-17 | 89 min | Documentary, Biography, History

64 Metascore

An examination of the infamous pornographic film Deep Throat (1972), covering aspects from the film's creation to its cultural impact.

Directors: Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato | Stars: Linda Lovelace, Harry Reems, Dennis Hopper, Gerard Damiano

Votes: 6,282 | Gross: $0.65M

4. Spielberg (2017 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 147 min | Documentary, Biography

A documentary on the life and career of one of the most influential film directors of all time, Steven Spielberg.

Director: Susan Lacy | Stars: Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Richard Dreyfuss, Bill Butler

Votes: 5,168

5. Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present (2012)

Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary, Biography, History

74 Metascore

A documentary that follows the Serbian performance artist as she prepares for a retrospective of her work at The Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Directors: Matthew Akers, Jeff Dupre | Stars: Marina Abramovic, Ulay, Klaus Biesenbach, David Balliano

Votes: 5,405 | Gross: $0.09M

6. Love, Marilyn (2012)

Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, Biography

51 Metascore

Modern day celebrities interpret excerpts from memoirs written by people who knew Marilyn Monroe as well as her recently discovered personal journals and letters.

Director: Liz Garbus | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Elizabeth Banks, Adrien Brody, Ellen Burstyn

Votes: 1,545

7. A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness (2015)

TV-PG | 40 min | Documentary, Short

A woman in Pakistan sentenced to death for falling in love becomes a rare survivor of the country's harsh judicial system.

Director: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy | Stars: Asad Jamal, Saba

Votes: 1,233

8. I Am Evidence (2017)

TV-MA | 89 min | Documentary

An investigation into the way sexual assault cases are handled by police departments across the United States.

Directors: Trish Adlesic, Geeta Gandbhir | Stars: Michelle Brettin, Rachel Dissell, Mariska Hargitay, Helena Lazaro

Votes: 357

9. Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (2012)

TV-14 | 106 min | Documentary

73 Metascore

Alex Gibney explores the charged issue of pedophilia in the Catholic Church, following a trail from the first known protest against clerical sexual abuse in the United States and all the way to the Vatican.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Alex Gibney, Terry Kohut, Gary Smith, Pat Kuehn

Votes: 3,218

10. Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010 Video)

Not Rated | 239 min | Documentary, Horror

Explore the origins of "dream demon" Freddy Krueger in this award-winning documentary that takes you behind the scenes of the most frightening and imaginative horror franchise in motion picture history!

Directors: Daniel Farrands, Andrew Kasch | Stars: Heather Langenkamp, Stacey Alden, Erika Anderson, Marshall Bell

Votes: 3,811

11. Ramen Heads (2017)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary

58 Metascore

In 'Ramen Heads,' Osamu Tomita, Japan's reigning king of ramen, takes us deep into his world, revealing every single step of his obsessive approach to creating the perfect soup and noodles,... See full summary »

Director: Koki Shigeno | Stars: Shôta Iida, Kumiko Ishida, Katsuya Kobayashi, Yûki Ohnishi

Votes: 335 | Gross: $0.06M

12. Rocco (2016)

TV-MA | 105 min | Documentary

A behind-the-scene account of the porn world and its stars as they've never been seen before - and the no-holds-barred portrait of a true giant.

Directors: Thierry Demaizière, Alban Teurlai | Stars: Rocco Siffredi, Anikka Albrite, Veronica Avluv, Eva Berger

Votes: 2,488

13. 27: Gone Too Soon (2018)

TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary, Music

An examination of the lives and deaths of the six most famous members of the '27 Club' - musicians who have died aged 27: Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain and Amy Winehouse.

Director: Simon Napier-Bell | Stars: Olly Alexander, Benny Andersson, Steve Blame, David Bowie

Votes: 755

14. Transformer (2017)

78 min | Documentary

78 Metascore

In the summer of 2015, former US Marine and world record weightlifter Matt "Kroc" Kroczaleski was publicly outed as being transgender.

Director: Michael Del Monte | Stars: Janae Marie Kroczaleski, Jane Vande Voorde

Votes: 767

15. Understanding the Opioid Epidemic (2018 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 55 min | Documentary

This program traces the causes behind the unprecedented growth in the use of prescription opioids and the devastating impact these drugs are having in virtually every part of America. It ... See full summary »

Director: John Grant

Votes: 37

16. Kemper on Kemper: Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer (2018 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 88 min | Documentary, Crime

Ed Kemper, also known as the Co-Ed Killer, murdered and dismembered 10 people, including his own mother. Former FBI agent John Douglas takes us through his extensive interviews with Kemper,... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Watts | Stars: Gary Bowman, Kevin Convery, Kevin Charles Gauntner, Ed Kemper

Votes: 164

17. Furusato (2016)

94 min | Documentary

A small town in Japan's exclusion zone searches for normalcy in the five years following the greatest nuclear catastrophe since Chernobyl.

Director: Thorsten Trimpop

Votes: 20

18. World of Darkness (2017)

TV-14 | 89 min | Documentary

An in-depth look into how the World of Darkness and Vampire: The Masquerade created a phenomenon in the 1990's - a zeitgeist that helped shape film, literature, fashion, club culture, and ultimately fans, whose lives it forever altered.

Director: Giles Alderson | Stars: Dhaunae De Vir, Shane DeFreest, Oliver Dickens, Martin Ericsson

Votes: 116

19. Maria by Callas (2017)

PG | 119 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

71 Metascore

An intimate look at the life and work of Greek-American opera singer Maria Callas, as told in her own words.

Director: Tom Volf | Stars: Fanny Ardant, Joyce DiDonato, Maria Callas, Aristotle Onassis

Votes: 1,117 | Gross: $1.27M

20. Le Versailles secret de Marie-Antoinette (2018 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, History

The Queen's Hamlet is a palace disguised as a peasant's cottage hidden in the Versailles gardens. A romantic hideaway, Marie-Antoinette conceived it as a reminder of her carefree youth in ... See full summary »

Directors: Mark Daniels, Sylvie Faiveley | Stars: Roxanne Bennett, Zina Esepciuc, Aurélia Frachon, Dagen Howard

Votes: 24

21. Sad Vacation (2016)

95 min | Documentary

A new documentary about the painful and poignant final days of the tragic couple Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen

Director: Danny Garcia | Stars: Rachel Amodeo, Roberta Bayley, Den Browne, Leee Black Childers

Votes: 131

22. Nureyev (2018)

109 min | Documentary

66 Metascore

This striking and moving documentary from BAFTA nominated directors Jacqui and David Morris traces the extraordinary life of Rudolf Nureyev. From his birth in the 5th class carriage of a ... See full summary »

Directors: David Morris, Jacqui Morris | Stars: Siân Phillips, Dick Cavett, Margot Fonteyn, Richard Avedon

Votes: 127 | Gross: $0.17M

23. #Uploading_Holocaust (2016)

75 min | Documentary, History

A documentary composed entirely of YouTube clips.

Directors: Sagi Bornstein, Udi Nir

Votes: 18

24. Samadhi (2017)

PG | 60 min | Documentary

Samadhi Part 1 is the first installment in a series of films exploring Samadhi, an ancient Sanskrit word which points toward the mystical or transcendent union that is at the root of all spirituality and self inquiry.

Director: Daniel Schmidt

Votes: 298

25. Serial Killers: The Real Life Hannibal Lecters (2001 Video)

60 min | Documentary, Crime

This documentary examines a selection of real life serial killers and compares them to the fictional Hannibal Lecter.

Director: Sean Buckley | Stars: Richard Morgan, Melanie Porter, Jennifer Franks, Deane Hughes

Votes: 383

26. Respectable - The Mary Millington Story (2016)

Not Rated | 109 min | Documentary, Biography

Documentary chronicling the extraordinary life and tragic death of Mary Millington - Britain's most famous pornographic actress of the 1970s.

Director: Simon Sheridan | Stars: Dexter Fletcher, David Sullivan, Dudley Sutton, Pat Astley

Votes: 246

27. Abortion: Stories Women Tell (2016)

TV-14 | 92 min | Documentary

78 Metascore

This documentary gives women a voice in the choices they've had to make regarding their pregnancies.

Director: Tracy Droz Tragos

Votes: 175

28. Joe Cocker: Mad Dog with Soul (2017)

90 min | Documentary

The story of singer Joe Cocker is told through archive footage and interviews for close associates.

Director: John Edginton | Stars: Joe Cocker, Phil Crookes, Vic Cocker, Ray Charles

Votes: 635

29. Score: A Film Music Documentary (2016)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Music

67 Metascore

A look at the cinematic art of the film musical score, and the artists who create them.

Director: Matt Schrader | Stars: Marco Beltrami, Jon Burlingame, Leonard Maltin, Bill Field

Votes: 3,367 | Gross: $0.10M

30. California Typewriter (2016)

TV-PG | 103 min | Documentary

80 Metascore

California Typewriter is a story about people whose lives are connected by typewriters. The film is a meditation on creativity and technology featuring Tom Hanks, John Mayer, Sam Shepard, David McCullough and others.

Director: Doug Nichol | Stars: Silvi Alcivar, Ken Alexander, Tom Hanks, Martin Howard

Votes: 576 | Gross: $0.24M

31. The Genius of Marie Curie - The Woman Who Lit up the World (2013)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

A documentary about Marie Curie life, a woman who has two Noble-prize.

Director: Gideon Bradshaw | Stars: David Malone, Maria Sklodowska-Curie, Julie Des Jardins, Patricia Fara

Votes: 57

32. Dancer (II) (2016)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography

65 Metascore

Sergei Polunin is a breathtaking ballet talent who questions his existence and his commitment to dance just as he is about to become a legend.

Director: Steven Cantor | Stars: Jade Hale-Christofi, David LaChapelle, Sergei Polunin

Votes: 2,309 | Gross: $0.04M

33. Gaga by Gaultier (2011)

Documentary

She is the most talked about person on the planet. He is a fashion icon and the cult presenter of "Eurotrash". She is the artist who claims the right to be different. He is the first ... See full summary »

Directors: Alex Fighter, Julie Gali | Stars: Lady Gaga, Jean-Paul Gaultier

Votes: 48



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