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70 min | Documentary, History
The faces of immigrants to the U. S. changed over the years. The fear of them, fear of the other, never has. First, it was the Chinese, the Irish, the Slavs, the Jews, and the Italians. Now it is the Muslims and the Mexicans.
2. Sicko (2007)
PG-13 | 123 min | Documentary, Drama
A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories including shotgun deaths.
Votes: 71,941 | Gross: $24.54M
4. Grizzly Man (2005)
R | 103 min | Documentary, Biography
Votes: 48,847 | Gross: $3.17M
7. Punk's Not Dead (2007)
Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Music
On the edge of the 30th anniversary of punk rock, Punk's Not Dead takes you into the sweaty underground clubs, backyard parties, recording studios, and yes, shopping malls and stadium shows... See full summary »
9. Mulberry St. (2010)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary
Born in the Bronx and raised in upstate New York, Abel Ferrara started his professional film career on Mulberry Street in 1975. For the past year he's been living on the block, and the ... See full summary »
11. Paragraph 175 (2000)
Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary, History, Romance
Historian Klaus Müller interviews survivors of the Nazi persecution of homosexuals because of the German Penal Code of 1871, Paragraph 175.
Votes: 1,761 | Gross: $0.07M
12. Our Nixon (2013)
Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
Never before seen Super 8 home movies filmed by Richard Nixon's closest aides - and convicted Watergate conspirators - offer a surprising and intimate new look into his Presidency.
Votes: 557 | Gross: $0.02M
13. Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
PG-13 | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock n roller, Rodriguez.
Votes: 59,286 | Gross: $3.97M
15. Above and Below (I) (2015)
Not Rated | 118 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama
From Mars to Earth and underneath. Above and Below is a rough and rhythmic roller coaster ride seating five survivors in their daily hustle through an apocalyptic world. A journey of ... See full summary »
Director: Nicolas Steiner
16. The Pearl Button (2015)
Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary
Delving into the nearly-religious significance of water, this profound rumination on memory and loss bridges the gap between its mystical origins, Pinochet's coup d'état, and the secret of a mother-of-pearl button at the bottom of the sea.
92 min | Documentary, Music
Music, art and chaos in the wild West-Berlin of the 1980s. The walled-in city became the creative melting pot for sub- and pop-culture. Before the iron curtain fell, everything and anything... See full summary »
20. Shoah (1985)
Not Rated | 566 min | Documentary, History, War
Claude Lanzmann's epic documentary recounts the story of the Holocaust through interviews with witnesses - perpetrators as well as survivors.
Votes: 7,700 | Gross: $0.02M
21. The Other Side (VIII) (2015)
Unrated | 92 min | Documentary, Drama
In an invisible territory at the margins of society lives a wounded community who face the threat of being forgotten by political institutions and having their rights as citizens trampled. ... See full summary »
Votes: 937 | Gross: $0.01M
22. Rewind This! (2013)
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary
Home video changed the world. The cultural and historical impact of the VHS tape was enormous. This film traces the ripples of that impact by examining the myriad aspects of society that were altered by the creation of videotape.
23. Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004 TV Movie)
R | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A documentary on the Z Channel, one of the first pay cable stations in the US, and its programming chief, Jerry Harvey. Debuting in 1974, the LA-based channel's eclectic slate of movies ... See full summary »
24. Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009)
PG | 86 min | Documentary
The story of the Disney Renaissance, an incredibly prolific, successful and prestigious decade lasting from 1984 to 1994 that saw the fallen Walt Disney Animation Studios' unexpected progressive triumphant return to excellence.
Votes: 2,135 | Gross: $0.08M
25. David Lynch: The Art Life (2016)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography
Artist and filmmaker David Lynch discusses his early life and the events that shaped his outlook on art and the creative process.
Votes: 4,326 | Gross: $0.17M
96 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Daryl Davis is an accomplished musician who was played all over the world. He also has an unusual hobby, particularly for a middle aged black man. When not displaying his musical chops, ... See full summary »
Votes: 939 | Gross: $0.00M
27. Orange Sunshine (2016)
Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
Orange Sunshine is the never-before-told story of the Brotherhood of Eternal Love - a spiritual group of surfers and hippies in California, which became the largest suppliers of LSD during ... See full summary »
28. The Spirit of '45 (2013)
94 min | Documentary, History
A documentary on how the spirit of unity, which buoyed Britain during the war years, carried through to create a vision of a fairer, united society.
29. HyperNormalisation (2016)
166 min | Documentary
Adam Curtis explains how, at a time of confusing and inexplicable world events, politicians and the people they represent have retreated in to a damaging over-simplified version of what is happening.
30. Lost in the Bewilderness (2014)
97 min | Documentary, Biography, Family
"Lost in the Bewilderness" is a modern-day Greek myth - a documentary about the filmmaker's cousin Lucas, kidnapped at age five from his native Greece, and found on the eve of his sixteenth birthday in the U.S.
Director: Alexandra Anthony
32. Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction (2012)
Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary, Biography
Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction is a mesmerizing, impressionistic portrait of the iconic actor comprised of intimate moments, film clips from some of his 250 films and his own ... See full summary »
33. 1991: The Year Punk Broke (1992)
Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary, History, Music
David Markey's documentary of life on the road with Sonic Youth and Nirvana during their tour of Europe in late 1991. Also featuring live performances by Dinosaur Jr, Babes In Toyland, The ... See full summary »
71 min | Documentary, History
The story of Greek immigrants who were brought to the Colorado coal mines to work under inhuman conditions and who, together with immigrants from 22 other countries, revolted and wrote a ... See full summary »
Director: Leonidas Vardaros
39. Koyaanisqatsi (1982)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Music
A collection of expertly photographed phenomena with no conventional plot. The footage focuses on nature, humanity and the relationship between them.
Votes: 32,390 | Gross: $1.72M
40. Dina (2017)
Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary
An eccentric suburban woman and a Walmart door greeter navigate their evolving relationship in this unconventional love story.
Votes: 564 | Gross: $0.09M
42. Sherman's March (1985)
Not Rated | 157 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
Documentary filmmaker Ross McElwee sets out to make a movie about Union General Sherman's March to the Sea towards the end of the American Civil War, but keeps getting sidetracked by his own love life.
43. Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992 (2017)
TV-MA | 144 min | Documentary, History
An in-depth look at the culture of Los Angeles in the ten years leading up to the 1992 uprising that erupted after the verdict of police officers cleared of beating Rodney King.
46. American: The Bill Hicks Story (2009)
Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography
Photo-animated feature documentary, uniquely narrated by the 10 people who knew Bill best.
Votes: 4,629 | Gross: $0.09M