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2. Bones Brigade: An Autobiography (2012)
PG | 90 min | Documentary, Sport
When six teenage boys came together as a skateboarding team in the 1980s, they reinvented not only their chosen sport but themselves too - as they evolved from insecure outsiders to the most influential athletes in the field.
5. Taxi to the Dark Side (2007)
R | 106 min | Documentary, Crime, War
Alex Gibney exposes the haunting details of the USA's torture and interrogation practices during the War in Afghanistan.
Votes: 13,326 | Gross: $0.27M
6. It Might Get Loud (2008)
PG | 98 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary on the electric guitar from the point of view of three significant rock musicians: the Edge, Jimmy Page and Jack White.
Votes: 11,646 | Gross: $1.61M
9. They Call It Acid (2009)
100 min | Documentary, History, Music
The late 1980s in the UK saw the birth of a new culture, they called it Acid House. Driven by a media hate campaign, the British Government acted against it by pushing a bill through ... See full summary »
11. Inhumanities II: Modern Atrocities (1989 Video)
76 min | Documentary, War
Compilation of newsreel footage of atrocities, murders, natural disasters, aircraft accidents, and other spectacles involving violent death or extremes of human suffering
12. Executions (1995 Video)
56 min | Documentary
"Executions" is a documentary showing real footage of the many different methods humanity has used through-out history for capital punishment. During the film, the makers point out how ... See full summary »
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: 56,984 | Gross: $3.97M
14. Dragonslayer (2011)
Not Rated | 74 min | Documentary
Josh 'Skreech' Sandoval, a local skate legend and new father in Fullerton, California, has to come to terms with the fact that it's time to grow up and be responsible for his son and family.
15. William S. Burroughs: A Man Within (2010)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary
William S. Burroughs: featuring never before seen footage as well as exclusive interviews with his closest friends and colleagues. Born the heir of the Burroughs' adding machine estate, he ... See full summary »
Votes: 963 | Gross: $0.05M
17. Catfish (2010)
PG-13 | 87 min | Documentary, Drama, Mystery
Young filmmakers document their colleague's budding online friendship with a young woman and her family which leads to an unexpected series of discoveries.
Votes: 38,170 | Gross: $3.23M
18. Unmade Beds (1997)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
A black comedy about vanity and lust in contemporary America. In the middle of the sexual jungle of New York's singles' world, two men and two women try to achieve their dreams.
Votes: 301 | Gross: $0.25M
R | 97 min | Documentary, Music
Michael Rapaport documents the inner workings and behind the scenes drama that follows this innovative and influential band to this day.
Votes: 3,168 | Gross: $1.20M
22. 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: 13,546 | Gross: $5.23M
23. Forks Over Knives (2011)
PG | 90 min | Documentary
Examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of animal-based and processed foods.
24. Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure (2011)
Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
When two friends tape-recorded the fights of their violently noisy neighbors, they accidentally created one of the world's first 'viral' pop-culture sensations.
Votes: 1,042 | Gross: $0.02M
26. Senna (2010)
PG-13 | 106 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34.
Votes: 52,695 | Gross: $1.61M
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary
An urban mystery unfurls as one man pieces together the surreal meaning of hundreds of cryptic tiled messages that have been appearing in city streets across the U.S. and South America.
Votes: 1,916 | Gross: $0.01M
29. The Night James Brown Saved Boston (2008 TV Movie)
Unrated | 66 min | Documentary, Music
The film documents that remarkable concert and the politics around it. Boston Mayor Kevin White and his colleagues almost by accident realized that by televising the James Brown concert ... See full summary »
30. Hubble 3D (2010)
G | 44 min | Documentary
An IMAX 3D camera chronicles the effort of 7 astronauts aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis to repair the Hubble Space Telescope.
Votes: 3,870 | Gross: $52.34M
32. Anvil: The Story of Anvil (2008)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Since 1978, Anvil has become one of heavy metal's most influential yet commercially unsuccessful acts. In 2006, after a fledging European tour Anvil sets out to record their thirteenth album and continue to follow their dreams.
Votes: 14,635 | Gross: $0.67M
33. Fall of the Republic: The Presidency of Barack Obama (2009 Video)
Not Rated | 144 min | Documentary
Fall Of The Republic documents how an offshore corporate cartel is bankrupting the US economy by design. Leaders are now declaring that world government has arrived and that the dollar will... See full summary »
34. A Film Unfinished (2010)
Unrated | 88 min | Documentary, Drama, History
A film about an unfinished film which portrays the people behind and before the camera in the Warsaw Ghetto, exposing the extent of the cinematic manipulation forever changing the way we look at historic images.
Votes: 1,595 | Gross: $0.31M
35. Why We Fight (2005)
PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary, History, War
Is American foreign policy dominated by the idea of military supremacy? Has the military become too important in American life? Jarecki's shrewd and intelligent polemic would seem to give an affirmative answer to each of these questions.
Votes: 9,453 | Gross: $1.44M
37. Butterflies (I) (2009)
72 min | Documentary
Following the lives of six young people that are prominent 'weblebrities' on a video site YouTube. The film explores the new media, its power and its future. Will the Internet overcome ... See full summary »
38. Wu: The Story of the Wu-Tang Clan (2007)
90 min | Documentary, Music
In the summer of 1993, the Wu-Tang Clan emerged from the burroughs of New York City and took the hip-hop world by storm. Their legacy spanned over a decade, garnering fans worldwide and ... See full summary »
39. Dirty: One Word Can Change the World (2009)
85 min | Documentary
A tribute to the controversial hip hop artist Ol' Dirty Bastard, also known as ODB, following his years with the group the Wu-Tang Clan as well as his successful solo career.
40. 1 Giant Leap (2002)
155 min | Documentary, Music
Jamie Catto and Duncan Bridgeman travelled for 7 months through all 5 continents, and recorded in over 50 locations to create the most inspiring film and album they could imagine. Their ... See full summary »
41. Double Take (2009)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary
Director Johan Grimonprez casts Alfred Hitchcock as a paranoid history professor, unwittingly caught up in a double take on the cold war period. Subverting a meticulous array of TV footage ... See full summary »
Votes: 590 | Gross: $0.02M
43. Anyone Can Play Guitar (2009)
124 min | Documentary
A documentary which paints a portrait of Oxford's 30 year-strong music scene. Featuring new interviews and rare archival material from Radiohead, Supergrass, Ride, Swervedriver, Foals, ... See full summary »
44. I Am (III) (2010)
Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary
Director Tom Shadyac speaks with intellectual and spiritual leaders about what's wrong with our world and how we can improve both it and the way we live in it.
Votes: 3,238 | Gross: $1.57M
45. Raw Opium (2010)
84 min | Documentary
Raw Opium is a feature length documentary (and two-part TV series) about a commodity that has tremendous power - both to ease pain and to destroy lives. The opium poppy is the raw material ... See full summary »
46. The Short Films of David Lynch (2002 Video)
97 min | Documentary, Animation, Drama
A collection of visionary director David Lynch's short films from the first 29 years of his career is accompanied by a special introduction to each film by the director himself.
47. Humanzee: The Human Chimp (2003 TV Movie)
TV-G | 60 min | Documentary
Oliver is a chimpanzee who not only can walk upright, but does of his own accord. For years there have been debate's over Oliver's identity. All those who know Oliver swear that he is at ... See full summary »
R | 95 min | Documentary
A documentary on DIY producer/director Roger Corman and his alternative approach to making movies in Hollywood.
Votes: 2,015 | Gross: $0.01M
49. Orgasm Inc. (2009)
Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary
Extraordinary behind-the-scenes access reveals a drug company's fevered race to develop the first FDA-approved Viagra for women - and offers a humorous but sobering look inside the cash-fueled pharmaceutical industry.
Votes: 495 | Gross: $0.05M
50. Brother's Keeper (1992)
R | 104 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery