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3. Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)
R | 87 min | Documentary, Comedy, Crime
The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. The film contains... See full summary »
Votes: 58,492 | Gross: $3.29M
5. An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
PG | 96 min | Documentary
Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim follows Al Gore on the lecture circuit, as the former presidential candidate campaigns to raise public awareness of the dangers of global warming and calls for immediate action to curb its destructive effects on the environment.
Votes: 77,097 | Gross: $23.81M
6. Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures (2001)
Not Rated | 142 min | Documentary, Biography
The career and life of Stanley Kubrick is explored through pictures, clips from his films, his old home movies, comments from his colleagues and a narration by Tom Cruise.
8. Chambre 12, Hôtel de Suède (1993 TV Movie)
78 min | Documentary
Just before one of the locations for the 1960 film Breathless is about to be demolished 33 years later, journalist Claude Ventura seeks out as many of the surviving participants in the ... See full summary »
10. Side by Side (2012)
Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary
The documentary investigates the history, process and workflow of both digital and photochemical film creation.
Votes: 12,410 | Gross: $0.03M
14. Buena Vista Social Club (1999)
G | 105 min | Documentary, Music
Aging Cuban musicians whose talents had been virtually forgotten following Castro's takeover of Cuba, are brought out of retirement by Ry Cooder, who travelled to Havana in order to bring the musicians together, resulting in triumphant performances of extraordinary music, and resurrecting the musicians' careers.
Votes: 15,241 | Gross: $7.00M
15. Samsara (I) (2011)
PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Music
Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.
Votes: 29,460 | Gross: $2.60M
16. Full Metal Jacket: Between Good and Evil (2007 Video)
31 min | Documentary, Short
Follow Stanley Kubrick as he creates his savage and brilliant Vietnam film, hewing closely to the theme that dominated his creative life for four decades - the duality of human nature. ... See full summary »
19. Sunshine (I) (2011)
14 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
Sunshine depicts John, an American advertising producer, who travels to China to make a TV commercial. A funny and sobering glimpse into the advertising world and globalization as John ... See full summary »
20. Bar25 (2012)
95 min | Documentary
Four young individuals whose freewheeling way of life, of music, individuality and never ending energy transforms a riverside wasteland into a fantasy land by the river Spree.
21. Master of the Universe (2013)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary
A former banker in Germany, who entered the business with the advent of modern computer systems reminisces of his working years in some of the world-leading banking corporations.
26. Encounters at the End of the World (2007)
G | 99 min | Documentary
Film-maker Werner Herzog travels to the McMurdo Station in Antarctica, looking to capture the continent's beauty and investigate the characters living there.
Votes: 16,031 | Gross: $0.94M
27. Our Daily Bread (2005)
Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary
OUR DAILY BREAD is a wide-screen tableau of a feast which isn't always easy to digest - and in which we all take part. A pure, meticulous and high-end film experience that enables the audience to form their own ideas.
28. Loss Is to Be Expected (1992)
118 min | Documentary
Looks at two communities on either side of the Czech - Austrian border. There's an elderly man in Austria looking for a new wife, and he meets a lone single woman on the Czech side of the border.
29. The Incomplete (2013)
48 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
"Can you describe yourself?" "Odenwald-Gay... or Gollum... or Klaus! 60 years old... gay... slave!" A documentary portrait of Klaus Johannes Wolf, who decided to live as a slave. Chained to... See full summary »
33. Tristia: A Black Sea Odyssey (2014)
98 min | Documentary
A remarkable travelogue from a trip around the Black Sea: along its shores, lined by the boundaries of six states, and through bizarre seaside resorts. More than the tourist industry or ... See full summary »
Director: Stanislaw Mucha
36. Klaus Fuchs - Atomspion (1990)
88 min | Documentary
England, 1950. A defector Russian points out the brilliant nuclear physicist Klaus Fuchs as a spy for the Soviet Union. Apparently, five years earlier, Fuchs had smuggled documents out of ... See full summary »
37. Night and Fog (1956)
Not Rated | 32 min | Documentary, Short, History
The history of Nazi Germany's death camps of the Final Solution and the hellish world of dehumanization and death contained inside.
38. Nowhere Home (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?
39. Grizzly Man (2005)
R | 103 min | Documentary, Biography
Votes: 48,105 | Gross: $3.17M
43. Abdullah Yakupoglu: Warum habe ich meine Tochter getötet? (1986 TV Movie)
Director: Hans-Dieter Grabe
45. Citizenfour (2014)
R | 114 min | Documentary, Biography, Thriller
A documentarian and a reporter travel to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with Edward Snowden.
Votes: 47,693 | Gross: $2.80M
46. Taste the Waste (2010)
92 min | Documentary
Why do we throw away so much food? And how can we stop this kind of waste?Amazing but true: On the way from the farm to the dining-room table, more than half the food lands on the dump. Most of it before it ever reaches consumers.
47. 10 Billion - What's on your plate? (2015)
107 min | Documentary
How can we best meet every earth citizens need for healthy food facing our limited resources? Regarding the almost 10 billion humans living on earth by 2050, we have to decide now how we want to shape the future of agriculture.
49. Homo Faber (trois femmes) (2014)
89 min | Drama