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1. 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: 20,983 | Gross: $1.33M
2. Korengal (2014)
R | 84 min | Documentary, History, News
Korengal picks up where Restrepo left off; the same men, the same valley, the same commanders, but a very different look at the experience of war.
Votes: 3,338 | Gross: $0.06M
3. The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden (2013)
Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
About a series of unsolved disappearances on the Galapagos Island of Floreana in the 1930s.
Votes: 1,221 | Gross: $0.25M
4. The Thin Blue Line (1988)
Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama
A film that successfully argued that a man was wrongly convicted for murder by a corrupt justice system in Dallas County, Texas.
Votes: 20,080 | Gross: $1.21M
7. Incident at Oglala (1992)
PG | 89 min | Documentary, History
This film describes the events surrounding a 1975 shootout at the Pine Ridge reservation in S. Dakota where two FBI agents were killed.
Votes: 989 | Gross: $0.54M
8. The Witness (I) (2015)
89 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
The brother of Kitty Genovese investigates the circumstances of her murder and the truth of the story that dozens of locals witnessed the crime and did nothing to intervene.
Not Rated | 116 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
The life and work of the enigmatic folk rock singer-songwriter.
Votes: 1,354 | Gross: $0.03M
10. Bettie Page Reveals All (2012)
R | 101 min | Documentary, Biography
The world's greatest pinup model and cult icon, Bettie Page, recounts the true story of how her free expression overcame government witch-hunts to help launch America's sexual revolution.
Votes: 1,261 | Gross: $0.10M
14. Dirty Wars (2013)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery
Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill is pulled into an unexpected journey as he chases down the hidden truth behind America's expanding covert wars.
Votes: 8,753 | Gross: $0.38M
15. Tom Waits: Under Review 1983-2006 (2006)
Not Rated | 68 min | Documentary
This is a documentary which looks at this extraordinary musician and performer's music during that period. After Waits' marriage to Katherine Brennan in 1980, his music became more ... See full summary »
Star: Tony Pomfret
17. Drone (II) (2014)
78 min | Documentary, History, War
The documentary is about the covert CIA drone war. Through voices on both sides of this new technology, the film reveals crucial information about the drone war in Pakistan and offers unique insights into the nature of drone warfare.
18. Minecraft: The Story of Mojang (2012)
Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary
The first year in the life of independent game studio "Mojang" following the landmark success of their debut title, "Minecraft."
20. Cropsey (2009)
Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Crime, Horror
Realizing the urban legend of their youth has actually come true; two filmmakers delve into the mystery surrounding five missing children and the real-life boogeyman linked to their disappearances.
Votes: 7,224 | Gross: $0.05M
22. 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: 96,439 | Gross: $11.53M
23. Amanda Knox (2016)
TV-MA | 92 min | Documentary, Crime
American exchange student Amanda Knox is convicted and eventually acquitted for the 2007 death of another student in Italy.
24. 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: 32,382 | Gross: $1.72M
25. Pumping Iron (1977)
PG | 86 min | Documentary, Sport
From Gold's Gym in Venice Beach California to the showdown in Pretoria, amateur and professional bodybuilders prepare for the 1975 Mr. Olympia and Mr. Universe contests in this ... See full summary »
26. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)
R | 122 min | Documentary, Drama, War
Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Votes: 122,975 | Gross: $119.19M
28. Cartel Land (2015)
R | 100 min | Documentary, News
Filmmaker Matthew Heineman examines the state of the ongoing drug problem along the U.S.-Mexican border.
Votes: 16,846 | Gross: $0.70M
85 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A documentary that explores Bob Weirs life, through the Grateful Dead, Ratdog, and his childhood.
31. Beware of Mr. Baker (2012)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary
Ginger Baker looks back on his musical career with Cream and Blind Faith; his introduction to Fela Kuti; his self-destructive patterns and losses of fortune; and his current life inside a fortified South African compound.
Votes: 2,981 | Gross: $0.11M
32. Finding Vivian Maier (2013)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, Mystery
A documentary on the late Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs earned her a posthumous reputation as one of the most accomplished street photographers.
Votes: 12,195 | Gross: $1.51M
33. Beware the Slenderman (2016)
TV-14 | 114 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
Tells the story of two 12-year old girls, who attempted to murder one of their friends in an attempt to appease Slenderman, a fictional monster from a horror website.
Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary, History
A look at the history of the American comedy publication and production company, National Lampoon, from its beginning in the 1970s to 2010, featuring rare and never-before-seen footage.
Votes: 1,955 | Gross: $0.06M
36. The Detectives (2015– )
60 min | Documentary
Three part documentary series following the work of the Greater Manchester Police Serious Sexual Offences Unit, combined with the Major Investigation Team. Running through the episodes is ... See full summary »
37. The Murder Detectives (2015– )
Filmed in a documentary style, this UK Police TV Series deals with detectives handling murders.
38. Killing for Love (2016)
Unrated | 130 min | Documentary, Crime, Romance
The gruesome murders of Nancy and Derek Haysom in 1985 were an international media sensation. The Haysoms were wealthy, respected members of Virginia society, and the murder conviction of ... See full summary »
39. The Innocent Man (2018– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary, Crime
The story of Ron Williamson, a man who sat on Oklahoma's death row for 11 years for a crime he didn't commit. Based on John Grisham's "The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town."
40. Struggle: The Life and Lost Art of Szukalski (2018)
TV-MA | 115 min | Documentary
This documentary chronicles the life of Polish-American artist Stanislav Szukalski (1893-1987) from his early years in Chicago, to his time in Poland and Los Angeles, and his artistic and political contributions to the world.
42. American Circumcision (2017)
TV-14 | 101 min | Documentary
American Circumcision is about the modern circumcision debate, and the growing Intactivist movement, which says that all human beings should have the right to make their own choices about their bodies.
43. The Panama Papers (2018)
Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary
A documentary feature film about the biggest global corruption scandal in history, and the hundreds of journalists who risked their lives to break the story.
TV-MA | 192 min | Documentary, Crime
The extraordinary story of the "pizza bomber heist" and the FBI's investigation into a bizarre collection of suspects.
Star: Ann Smith
46. God Knows Where I Am (2016)
97 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Through diary entries, this documentary follows the life and death of homeless woman Linda Bishop and her struggles with starvation, sanity and God.
48. The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann (2019– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Crime
The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann takes a detailed look at the disappearance of three-year-old Madeleine McCann, who vanished from the seaside resort of Praia de Luz in Portugal, while on holiday with her family.