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1. Happy (I) (2011)
Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary, Drama, Family
Happy takes us on a journey from the swamps of Louisiana to the slums of Kolkata in search of what really makes people happy.
2. Surviving Progress (2011)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary
Theorists consider the evolution of human society and question the sustainability of the current paradigm.
Votes: 1,730 | Gross: $0.05M
3. Slingshot Hip Hop (2008)
80 min | Documentary, Music
The voice of a new generation rocks and rhymes as Palestinian rappers form alternative voices of resistance within the Israeli-Palestinian struggle.
4. Thrive: What on Earth Will it Take? (2011)
Unrated | 132 min | Documentary
An unconventional documentary that lifts the veil on what's really going on in our world by following the money upstream - uncovering the global consolidation of power in nearly every ... See full summary »
5. School of Babel (2013)
94 min | Documentary
How to integrate into French society when you are a young immigrant newly arrived in Paris? Just join the school of La Grange aux Belles where, whether you are named Agnieszka, Eduardo, ... See full summary »
6. Argo (2012)
R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1979.
Votes: 540,373 | Gross: $136.03M
7. Super Size Me (2004)
PG | 100 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
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.
Votes: 96,401 | Gross: $11.53M
8. The Return to Homs (2013)
Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A look behind the barricades of the besieged city of Homs, where for nineteen-year-old Basset and his ragtag group of comrades, the audacious hope of revolution is crumbling like the buildings around them.
9. The Search (III) (2014)
135 min | Drama, War
A French woman who works for a non-governmental organization forms a special relationship with a lost young boy in war-torn Chechnya in 1999.
10. L.A. Confidential (1997)
R | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
As corruption grows in 1950s Los Angeles, three policemen -- one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy -- investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice.
Votes: 499,586 | Gross: $64.62M
Whistleblowers: The Untold Stories (2011– )
Action, Crime, Drama
Monsanto - Food to die for. The corporate layers are pealed back to see what truth lies within the food you are being fed or asked to swallow.
13. Persona Non Grata (2015)
139 min | Adventure, Biography, History
Against his country's orders, a Japanese diplomat issues visas to refugees, saving over 6,000 Jewish lives at the outbreak of World War II.
14. Silent Scream (1999)
90 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Emma Jones, is an up and coming actress in Hollywood, who catches the eye of celebrated film producer, Roger Hardiman. He is making a movie about his Silent Screen Legend mother, Helena ... See full summary »
15. Occupy Love (2012)
Unrated | 84 min | Documentary, Drama
OCCUPY LOVE captures the heart of the movement of movements that is sweeping the planet in response to today's economic and environmental crises. 'Philosopher-filmmaker' Velcrow Ripper ... See full summary »
16. Straight Outta Compton (2015)
R | 147 min | Biography, Drama, History
The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood.
Votes: 167,262 | Gross: $161.20M
17. Hafu: The Mixed-Race Experience in Japan (2013)
90 min | Documentary, Biography
A journey into the intricacies of mixed-race Japanese and their multicultural experiences in modern day Japan. For some hafus, Japan is the only home they know, for some living in Japan is ... See full summary »
18. Genetic Roulette: The Gamble of our Lives (2012)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary
When the US government ignored repeated warnings by its own scientists and allowed untested genetically modified (GM) crops into our environment and food supply, it was a gamble of ... See full summary »
20. Poverty Inc (2014)
112 min | Documentary, History, News
Poverty Inc., traces the history of capitalism, examines corporate globalization, exposes a failed economic system and focuses on America's descent into third world status driven by the new amoral predatory power elite
22. Whiplash (2014)
R | 106 min | Drama, Music
A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.
Votes: 631,432 | Gross: $13.09M
24. Once in a Lifetime (I) (2014)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama
The fact based story of a class of schoolchildren, teenagers, in a, from the look of it, mixed ethnic district of Paris, who's teacher decides to enter them in a competition to examine the ... See full summary »
26. Before the Flood (2016)
PG | 96 min | Documentary
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.
28. Fueled: The Man They Called 'Pirate' (2016)
145 min | Drama, History
The grand story of Japan's post-war reconstruction is based on the actual story of an oil company's president, namely Tetsuzo Kunioka, who believed in the power of oil, as opposed to coal, ... See full summary »
30. Snowden (2016)
R | 134 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
The NSA's illegal surveillance techniques are leaked to the public by one of the agency's employees, Edward Snowden, in the form of thousands of classified documents distributed to the press.
Votes: 121,786 | Gross: $21.59M
32. Under the Sun (2015)
Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary
A propaganda documentary about North Korea that reveals a few hidden facts because the director continues filming between the scripted scenes.
Votes: 3,960 | Gross: $0.07M
33. Okinawa: The Afterburn (2015)
148 min | Documentary, History, War
A major hit in Japanese theaters since its release in June, 'Okinawa: The Afterburn' is the first documentary film to provide a comprehensive picture of the 1945 Battle of Okinawa and the ... See full summary »
Director: John Junkerman
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary
A look at the life and work of American journalist, I.F. Stone, who leads a one-man crusade against government deception.
35. The Music of Strangers (2015)
PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Music
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and other international artists of The Silk Road Project discuss their philosophies on music and culture.
Votes: 609 | Gross: $1.16M
42. Passage of Life (2017)
104 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A Burmese family of four is living in Japan. One day they get a letter that will change their lives forever - Based on a true story, this is a tale of love that crosses borders.
43. Pura vida - The Ridge (2012)
86 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
A unique rescue operation in the most dangerous mountain of the Himalayas. A film about love of life, friendship and action, passion and truth that encourages living life a full.
44. Mifune: The Last Samurai (2015)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary
A feature-length documentary about the life and films of legendary actor Toshiro Mifune, weaving together film clips, archival stills, and interviews with such luminaries as Steven Spielberg and Martin Scorsese. Narrated by Keanu Reeves.
Votes: 723 | Gross: $0.06M
47. The Battle of Chile: Part II (1976)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary
Taking place during the Chilean Coup d'état in 1973, this film opens with the attempted military coup of June 1973, which is put down by troops loyal to the government. The left is divided ... See full summary »
50. Outside the Great Wall (2011)
118 min | Documentary