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2. Renoir (2012)
R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History
Set on the French Riviera in the summer of 1915, Jean Renoir -- son of the Impressionist painter, Pierre-Auguste -- returns home to convalesce after being wounded in World War I. At his ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,795 | Gross: $2.29M
6. 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: 12,437 | Gross: $0.03M
9. Black Sun (2005)
Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary
Gary Tarn's remarkable, award-winning documentary, BLACK SUN, investigates this through the story of Hugues de Montalembert, a New York-based artist and filmmaker who was blinded by a vicious attack in 1978.
11. Dior and I (2014)
R | 90 min | Documentary
Dior and I brings the viewer inside the storied world of the Christian Dior fashion house with a privileged, behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Raf Simons' first haute couture ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,184 | Gross: $1.03M
12. Bill Cunningham: New York (2010)
Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A profile of the noted and extraordinarily cheerful veteran New York City fashion photographer.
Votes: 4,879 | Gross: $1.51M
14. In Vogue: The Editor's Eye (2012 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
Documentary film takes a look at some of the world's most influential fashion images as conceived by the magazine's iconic fashion editors.
16. Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel (2011)
PG-13 | 86 min | Documentary, Biography
A look at the life and work of the influential fashion editor of Harpers Bazaar, Diana Vreeland.
Votes: 1,295 | Gross: $1.00M
20. The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki (2016)
Unrated | 92 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The true story of Olli Mäki, the famous Finnish boxer who had a shot at the 1962 World Featherweight title.
22. After the End (2013)
TV-G | 79 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
After the sudden death of his father, director Andrew Morgan sets out to explore the meaning of loss in each of our lives. Void of easy answers, this is an honest exploration into the ... See full summary »
Director: Andrew Morgan
23. Living on One Dollar (2013)
TV-14 | 56 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama
An award-winning film that has been called "A Must Watch" by Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus and Director of The Hunger Games, Gary Ross. Living on One Dollar follows the journey of four ... See full summary »
25. The First Monday in May (2016)
PG-13 | 90 min | Documentary
Follows the creation of The Metropolitan Museum of Art's most attended fashion exhibition in history, "China: Through The Looking Glass," an exploration of Chinese-inspired Western fashions by Costume Institute curator Andrew Bolton.
Votes: 1,243 | Gross: $0.53M
26. Factory Girl (2006)
R | 90 min | Biography, Drama
Votes: 20,027 | Gross: $1.66M
28. Paris Is Burning (1990)
R | 71 min | Documentary
A chronicle of New York's drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality.
Votes: 8,925 | Gross: $3.78M
29. Yves Saint Laurent (2014)
R | 106 min | Biography, Drama
A look at the life of French designer Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge.
Votes: 10,280 | Gross: $0.72M
30. The End of the Tour (2015)
R | 106 min | Biography, Drama
The story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace's groundbreaking epic novel, 'Infinite Jest.'
Votes: 25,868 | Gross: $2.99M
31. To Be and to Have (2002)
Not Rated | 104 min | Documentary, Family
A documentary portrait of a one-room school in rural France, where the students (ranging in age from 4 to 11) are educated by a single dedicated teacher.
Votes: 7,223 | Gross: $0.78M
32. Casting JonBenet (2017)
TV-14 | 80 min | Documentary
In the months following the unsolved murder of 6-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey, responses were elicited from her Colorado hometown community, creating a work of art from the collective memories and mythologies the crime inspired.
35. Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's (2013)
PG-13 | 93 min | Documentary
A documentary on the Manhattan department store with interviews from an array of fashion designers, style icons, and celebrities.
Votes: 758 | Gross: $0.50M
36. Advanced Style (2014)
72 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
Advanced Style examines the lives of seven unique New Yorkers whose eclectic personal style and vital spirit have guided their approach to aging.
Votes: 902 | Gross: $0.01M
38. The Hurricane (1999)
R | 146 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, and the people who aided in his fight to prove his innocence.
Votes: 86,299 | Gross: $50.67M
39. Innocence of Memories (2015)
97 min | Documentary, Drama
Base on a novel of the Nobel Prize writer Orhan Pamuk 'The Museum of Innocence'. Set in Istanbul during 1975 to 1984, a story of a man who collects various objects of a woman as memory during their love period.
40. The Devil's Double (2011)
R | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
A chilling vision of the House of Saddam Hussein comes to life through the eyes of the man who was forced to become the double of Hussein's sadistic son.
Votes: 58,278 | Gross: $1.36M
41. Vegan: Everyday Stories (2016)
91 min | Documentary
Vegan: Everyday Stories is a feature-length documentary that explores the lives of four remarkably different people who share a common thread - they're all vegan.
43. Tom of Finland (2017)
Not Rated | 117 min | Biography, Drama
Award-winning filmmaker Dome Karukoski brings to screen the life and work of artist Touko Valio Laaksonen (aka Tom of Finland), one of the most influential and celebrated figures of twentieth century gay culture.
Votes: 4,356 | Gross: $0.38M
45. Wild Wild Country (2018– )
TV-MA | 403 min | Documentary, Crime
When the world's most controversial guru builds an utopian city deep in the Oregon country, conflict with the locals escalates into a national scandal. A true story.
46. The Beaches of Agnès (2008)
Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary, Biography
Agnès Varda explores her memories, mostly chronologically, with photographs, film clips, interviews, reenactments, and droll, playful contemporary scenes of her narrating her story.
Votes: 2,515 | Gross: $0.24M
47. No Impact Man: The Documentary (2009)
Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary
Follow the Manhattan-based Beavan family as they abandon their high consumption 5th Avenue lifestyle and try to live a year while making no net environmental impact.
Votes: 1,438 | Gross: $0.10M
48. Trashed (2012)
Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary
Jeremy Irons sets out to discover the extent and effects of the global waste problem, as he travels around the world to beautiful destinations tainted by pollution. This is a meticulous, ... See full summary »
49. The Death and Life of John F. Donovan (2018)
123 min | Drama