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1. The Act of Killing (2012)
Not Rated | 117 min | Documentary, Crime
A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.
Votes: 29,146 | Gross: $0.49M
2. Chasing Ice (2012)
PG-13 | 75 min | Documentary, Biography
Follow National Geographic photographer James Balog across the Arctic as he deploys time-lapse cameras designed for one purpose: to capture a multi-year record of the world's changing glaciers.
Votes: 7,390 | Gross: $1.33M
3. A River Changes Course (2013)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Drama
"We've worked so hard on this land," says Sav Samourn. "And now they've come to destroy it all. Sooner or later it will all be gone." In her directorial debut, award-winning filmmaker ... See full summary »
Director: Kalyanee Mam
4. Who Killed the Electric Car? (2006)
PG | 92 min | Documentary
A documentary that investigates the birth and death of the electric car, as well as the role of renewable energy and sustainable living in the future.
Votes: 11,679 | Gross: $1.68M
5. 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: 55,767 | Gross: $3.97M
7. Films Are Not Released, They Escape (2002 Video)
26 min | Documentary
Ben Burtt and his team explain the process of creating the sound for Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) in the all-new documentary "Films Are Not Released, They Escape".
8. Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010)
G | 90 min | Documentary, History
Werner Herzog gains exclusive access to film inside the Chauvet caves of Southern France and captures the oldest known pictorial creations of humanity.
Votes: 13,290 | Gross: $5.23M
9. Into the Abyss (2011)
PG-13 | 107 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama
Conversations with death row inmate Michael Perry and those affected by his crime serve as an examination of why people - and the state - kill.
Votes: 14,298 | Gross: $0.22M
10. Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (2010)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
A documentary depicting the life and work of the trappers of Bakhtia, a village in the heart of the Siberian Taiga, where daily life has changed little in over a century.
Votes: 6,696 | Gross: $0.34M
12. Bestiaire (2012)
Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary
Along the rhythm of the seasons, beasts and humans regard each other. 'Bestiary' unfolds like a picture book about mutual observation. A contemplation of a stable imbalance, and of loose, tranquil and indefinable elements.
Director: Denis Côté
Votes: 351 | Gross: $0.00M
13. Restrepo (2010)
R | 93 min | Documentary, War
A year with one platoon in the deadliest valley in Afghanistan.
Directors: Tim Hetherington, Sebastian Junger | Stars: The Men of Battle Company 2nd of the 503rd Infantry Regiment 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Juan 'Doc Restrepo, Dan Kearney, LaMonta Caldwell
Votes: 19,530 | Gross: $1.33M
14. The War You Don't See (2010)
97 min | Documentary, War
Thought-provoking documentary on war propaganda: how governments manipulate the facts and how most media let them get away with it.
16. Pokazatelnyy protsess: Istoriya Pussy Riot (2013)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
Three young women face seven years in a Russian prison for a satirical performance in a Moscow cathedral. But who is really on trial in a case that has gripped the nation and the world ... See full summary »
17. Terms and Conditions May Apply (2013)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary, News
A documentary that exposes what corporations and governments learn about people through Internet and cell phone usage, and what can be done about it ... if anything.
Votes: 5,140 | Gross: $0.06M
18. Mistaken for Strangers (2013)
Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music
Tom Berninger chronicles his time spent on the road as a member of the tour crew for The National, the rock & roll band fronted by his brother, Matt.
Votes: 3,949 | Gross: $0.14M
19. Chung Kuo - Cina (1972)
135 min | Documentary
A documentary on China, concentrating mainly on the faces of the people, filmed in the areas they were allowed to visit. The 220 minute version consists of three parts. The first part, ... See full summary »
20. Kasi az gorbehaye irani khabar nadareh (2009)
106 min | Drama, Music
Iranian musicians Negar and Ashkan look for band members to play at a London concert - and the visas that allow them to leave Tehran to do so.
Votes: 6,257 | Gross: $0.08M
21. A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness (2013)
Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary, Music
From pagan re-enactors to failed communes, black metal festivals to Arctic hermits, and the forever Golden Hour to the Northern Lights, 'A Spell to Ward off the Darkness' is an inquiry into... See full summary »
22. Dirty Wars (2013)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama
Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill is pulled into an unexpected journey as he chases down the hidden truth behind America's expanding covert wars.
Votes: 8,491 | Gross: $0.38M
23. Crop (2013)
49 min | Documentary, History, News
CROP involves you in a personal story of the Egyptian Revolution in 2011, told from a rare perspective: a photo journalist, that had served the old regime and had tried to change the course of history.
24. Khodorkovsky (2011)
Not Rated | 111 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Khodorkovsky, the richest Russian, challenges President Putin. A fight of the titans begins. Putin warns him. But Khodorkovsky comes back to Russia knowing that he will be imprisoned, once ... See full summary »
Votes: 848 | Gross: $0.03M
25. Putins kys (2011)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Drama
Masha Drokova joins Nashi, a Russian ultra nationalist youth group, at the age of 16 and rapidly ascends its ranks, famously garnering a medal and the opportunity to kiss Vladimir Putin. The film details her growing disillusion with the group's leaders and her falling in with the anti-Putin opposition, especially a journalist and blogger named Oleg Kashin, who gets brutally attacked.
Votes: 636 | Gross: $0.01M
26. A Bitter Taste of Freedom (2011)
85 min | Documentary, History
In her quest to uncover the wrongdoings of the Russian authorities, Anna Politkovskaya inspired awe in some and fear in countless others. An investigative journalist for Moscow's liberal ... See full summary »
27. Four Horsemen (2012)
Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary, News
The modern day Four Horsemen continue to ride roughshod over the people who can least afford it. Crises are converging when governments, religion and mainstream economists have stalled. 23 ... See full summary »
30. Girl Model (2011)
Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, Thriller
A documentary on the modeling industry's 'supply chain' between Siberia, Japan, and the U.S., told through the experiences of the scouts, agencies, and a 13-year-old model.
Votes: 2,067 | Gross: $0.02M
33. A Band Called Death (2012)
Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A documentary on the 1970s punk trio Death, and their new-found popularity decades after they disbanded.
Votes: 3,132 | Gross: $0.13M
34. Documented (2013)
89 min | Documentary, Biography, Family
In 2011, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas outed himself as an undocumented immigrant in the New York Times Magazine. 'Documented' chronicles his journey to America from... See full summary »
Votes: 125 | Gross: $0.01M
35. The Invisible Front (2014)
Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
The Invisible Front was the code name used by the Soviet Interior Forces for the armed resistance in the occupied territories of the former Soviet Union. This resistance sprang to life ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 208 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
37. My Joy (2010)
Not Rated | 127 min | Adventure, Drama
The story about a few days in the life of truck driver Georgi seems to be a never-ending nightmare, a spiral of violence and abuses of power. A man goes to work and on his way he is sucked ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,887 | Gross: $0.01M
39. The Man Whose Mind Exploded (2012)
77 min | Documentary, Biography, Romance
In this "beautifully intimate and utterly unique piece of cinema", Toby Amies crosses the line between filmmaker and carer, trying to cope with the strange and hilarious world view of the fragile eccentric, Drako Zarharzar. A love story.
40. The Human Scale (2012)
83 min | Documentary, News
Half of the human population lives in urban areas. By 2050, this will increase to 80%. Life in a megacity is both enchanting and problematic. Today we face peak oil, climate change, ... See full summary »
41. Watchers of the Sky (2014)
Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Four modern stories of remarkable courage while setting out to uncover the forgotten life of Raphael Lemkin, the man who coined the term 'genocide'. Inspired by Samantha Power's Pulitzer ... See full summary »
Votes: 214 | Gross: $0.02M
43. Risttuules (2014)
90 min | Drama, History
"Risttuules" is very emotional and tragic movie about mass deportation to Siberia based on memories of Erna. It all started 14th of June 1941 when trucks came for the innocent families with... See full summary »
44. Alphabet (2013)
113 min | Documentary
A documentary that analyzes the modern educational system and argues that it squelches children's capacity for imagination, creativity, and independent thought.
45. The Cove (2009)
PG-13 | 92 min | Documentary, Crime
Using state-of-the-art equipment, a group of activists, led by renowned dolphin trainer Ric O'Barry, infiltrate a cove near Taijii, Japan to expose both a shocking instance of animal abuse and a serious threat to human health.
Votes: 43,818 | Gross: $0.86M
46. Indie Game: The Movie (2012)
Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, Drama
A documentary that follows the journeys of indie game developers as they create games and release those works, and themselves, to the world.
49. Planet Earth (2006)
TV-G | 533 min | Documentary
Emmy Award-winning, 11 episodes, five years in the making, the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC, and the first to be filmed in high definition.
50. Food, Inc. (2008)
PG | 94 min | Documentary