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1. Happy (2012)

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.

Director: Roko Belic | Stars: Marci Shimoff, Ed Diener, Richard Davidson, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Votes: 3,156

2. Sunset Strip (2012)

TV-MA | 96 min | Documentary

A documentary on the famous Los Angeles street.

Director: Hans Fjellestad | Stars: Cisco Adler, Lou Adler, Ahmed Ahmed, Tommy Alastra

Votes: 630

3. Helicopter Canada (1966)

50 min | Documentary

A view from a helicopter of the ten Canadian provinces in 1966. The result is a big, beautiful and engrossing bird's-eye portrait of the country. Nothing here is quite the same as seen ... See full summary »

Director: Eugene Boyko | Stars: Stanley Jackson, Paul McCartney, Lester B. Pearson

Votes: 92

4. Samsara (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Music

65 Metascore

Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.

Director: Ron Fricke | Stars: Balinese Tari Legong Dancers, Ni Made Megahadi Pratiwi, Puti Sri Candra Dewi, Putu Dinda Pratika

Votes: 32,316 | Gross: $2.67M

5. Forgotten Planet (2011– )
Episode: Abandoned America (2011)


A brief look at the rise and fall from greatness of various locations in the United States such as Detroit, the Salton Sea, Hunters Point Naval Shipyard and the towns of Picher, Oklahoma ... See full summary »

Directors: Douglas Cohen, Jim Hense, Laura Verklan | Stars: James Lurie, Bob Nairn, Karen Hatfield, Chad Ray Hatfield

Votes: 68

6. Steve Jobs: One Last Thing (2011 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 56 min | Documentary, Biography

Friends, fans, colleagues, and rivals reflect on the talents and achievements of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Includes excerpts from an interview with Bill Gates and Jobs shortly after his cancer diagnosis.

Directors: Sarah Hunt, Mimi O'Connor | Stars: Bill Fernandez, Robert Palladino, Dean Hovey, Ross Perot

Votes: 749

7. Terms and Conditions May Apply (2013)

Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary, News

68 Metascore

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.

Director: Cullen Hoback | Stars: Max Schrems, Moby, Mark Zuckerberg, Orson Scott Card

Votes: 5,835 | Gross: $0.06M

8. Page One: Inside the New York Times (2011)

R | 92 min | Documentary

68 Metascore

Unprecedented access to the New York Times newsroom yields a complex view of the transformation of a media landscape fraught with both peril and opportunity.

Director: Andrew Rossi | Stars: David Carr, Sarah Ellison, Larry Ingrassia, Dennis Crowley

Votes: 3,244 | Gross: $1.07M

9. Baraka (1992)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary

A collection of expertly photographed scenes of human life and religion.

Director: Ron Fricke

Votes: 35,308 | Gross: $1.33M

10. Aroused (2013)

Not Rated | 66 min | Documentary

A documentary that captures the making of a fine art photographic book featuring 16 of the world's most successful adult film stars.

Director: Deborah Anderson | Stars: Belladonna, Kayden Kross, Lisa Ann, Celine Tran

Votes: 611

11. Cowboy del Amor (2005)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary

57 Metascore

A documentary on a 60-year-old New Mexico matchmaker who finds Mexican wives for American men for a fee.

Director: Michèle Ohayon | Star: Ivan Thompson

Votes: 259 | Gross: $0.00M

12. Seven Dumpsters and a Corpse (2007)

Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary

Amidst the chaos of their dead mother's apartment, two brothers irreverently piece together their family history. Compelling and darkly hilarious.

Director: Thomas Haemmerli | Stars: Ariel Burt, Ajana Calugar, Flavio Arias Diaz, Mark Divo

Votes: 164

13. Trou Story (2011)

79 min | Documentary

A documentary on past and current business practices in Canada's mining industry, and the involved natural resources, health and taxation issues.

Directors: Richard Desjardins, Robert Monderie | Star: Richard Desjardins

Votes: 34

14. Virunga (2014)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, War

95 Metascore

A team of brave individuals risk their lives to protect the last mountain gorillas.

Director: Orlando von Einsiedel | Stars: André Bauma, Emmanuel de Merode, Mélanie Gouby, Rodrigue Mugaruka Katembo

Votes: 9,927

15. An Inconvenient Truth (2006)

PG | 96 min | Documentary, News

75 Metascore

Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim follows Al Gore on the lecture circuit, as the former presidential candidate campaigns to raise public awareness of the dangers of global warming and calls for immediate action to curb its destructive effects on the environment.

Director: Davis Guggenheim | Stars: Al Gore, Billy West, George Bush, George W. Bush

Votes: 79,646 | Gross: $23.81M

16. 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 »

Directors: Zach Ingrasci, Sean Leonard, Chris Temple | Stars: Chris Temple, Zach Ingrasci, Sean Leonard, Ryan Christoffersen

Votes: 4,644

17. Blood Brother (2013)

Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary

71 Metascore

Documentarian visits best friend in India to see the mutual unconditional love that keeps his buddy bonded to a village hostel housing AIDS-afflicted children.

Director: Steve Hoover | Stars: Rocky Braat, Steve Hoover, Anitha, Devi

Votes: 1,574 | Gross: $0.12M

18. Man on Wire (2008)

PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, History

89 Metascore

A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Center's twin towers in 1974, what some consider, "the artistic crime of the century".

Director: James Marsh | Stars: Philippe Petit, Jean François Heckel, Jean-Louis Blondeau, Annie Allix

Votes: 51,784 | Gross: $2.96M

19. Raiders of the Lost Past (2012– )

Documentary, Biography, History

A series of documentaries exploring modern efforts to solve historic mysteries.

Stars: Jonny Phillips, Eric Cline, Guy Walters, Chris Wilson

Votes: 193

20. Killer Legends (2014)

TV-MA | 86 min | Documentary, Crime, History

Delving into our collective nightmares, this horror-documentary investigates the origins of our most terrifying urban legends and the true stories that may have inspired them.

Director: Joshua Zeman | Stars: Rachel Mills, Joshua Zeman, Stephen Winick, James Presley

Votes: 3,094

21. Craigslist Joe (2012)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Adventure

45 Metascore

In a time when America's economy was crumbling and sense of community was in question, one guy left everything behind to see if he could survive solely on the support and goodwill of the 21st century's new town square: Craigslist.

Director: Joseph Garner | Stars: Joseph Garner, Kristos Andrews, Gina Keatley, Michael T. Kuciak

Votes: 3,710

22. The Garden (I) (2008)

Unrated | 80 min | Documentary

From the ashes of the L.A. riots arose a lush, 14-acre community garden, the largest of its kind in the United States. Now bulldozers threaten its future.

Director: Scott Hamilton Kennedy | Stars: Danny Glover, Daryl Hannah, Antonio Villaraigosa

Votes: 684 | Gross: $0.03M

23. Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (2010)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

74 Metascore

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.

Directors: Werner Herzog, Dmitry Vasyukov | Stars: Werner Herzog, Nikolay Nikiforovitch Siniaev, Gennady Soloviev, Anatoly Tarkovsky

Votes: 7,580 | Gross: $0.34M

24. Strip the City (2012– )
Episode: Desert City: Dubai (2012)

TV-PG | Documentary

Dubai is a gleaming metropolis, grown from the desert sands in just a few decades - yet it sits in one of the driest places on Earth, is pummelled by raging sandstorms, and its skyscrapers ... See full summary »

Director: Gwyn Williams | Stars: Thom Kikot, Thomas Bell-Wright, Bram Boot, Don Douglas

Votes: 21

25. Nova (1974– )
Episode: Rise of the Hackers (2014)

TV-G | 56 min | Documentary

From PBS and NOVA - Our lives are going digital. We shop, bank and even date online. Computers hold our treasured photographs, private emails, and all of our personal information. This data... See full summary »

Director: Kate Dart | Stars: Jay O. Sanders, Mat Honan, Eric Chien, Liam O'Murchu

Votes: 152

26. Nova (1974– )
Episode: Megastorm Aftermath (2013)

TV-PG | 53 min | Documentary

In October 2012, Superstorm Sandy cut a path of devastation across the Caribbean and the East Coast of the United States, killing hundreds and causing tens of billions of dollars in damage.

Director: Miles O'Brien | Stars: Craig Sechler, Marc Mende, David Holland, Daniel F. Mundy

Votes: 75

27. Secrets of the Manor House (2012– )
Episode: Secrets of Highclere Castle (2013)

TV-PG | 55 min | Documentary

See how life was - and is - lived in Highclere Castle.

Director: Vicky Matthews | Stars: Samuel West, Paul Brooke-Taylor, Fiona Herbert 8th Countess of Carnarvon, Colin Edwards

Votes: 221

28. TINY: A Story About Living Small (2013)

Not Rated | 66 min | Documentary

Two young people decide to downsize their lives by building a 'tiny home' on a flatbed trailer.

Directors: Merete Mueller, Christopher Smith | Stars: Daryl Gibson, Merete Mueller, Jay Shafer, Christopher Smith

Votes: 813

29. The True Cost (2015)

PG-13 | 92 min | Documentary, Drama, News

46 Metascore

The True Cost is a documentary film exploring the impact of fashion on people and the planet.

Director: Andrew Morgan | Stars: Livia Giuggioli, Stella McCartney, Vandana Shiva, Lucy Siegle

Votes: 6,451

30. Love Me (I) (2014)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

Love Me is a character-drive narrative that follows desperate men on their quest for love through the modern 'mail-order bride' industry in Ukraine. The film highlights the complete process... See full summary »

Director: Jonathon Narducci

Votes: 1,365

31. Twinsters (2015)

PG-13 | 89 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

81 Metascore

Adopted from South Korea, raised on different continents & connected through social media, Samantha & Anaïs believe that they are twin sisters separated at birth.

Directors: Samantha Futerman, Ryan Miyamoto | Stars: Anaïs Bordier, Samantha Futerman, Kanoa Goo

Votes: 4,643

32. Call Me Lucky (2015)

106 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

64 Metascore

Barry Crimmins is pissed. His hellfire brand of comedy has rained verbal lightning bolts on American audiences and politicians for decades, yet you've probably never heard of him. But once ... See full summary »

Director: Bobcat Goldthwait | Stars: Barry Crimmins, Jack Gallagher, Martin Olson, Steve Sweeney

Votes: 1,928

33. Koyaanisqatsi (1982)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Music

72 Metascore

A collection of expertly photographed phenomena with no conventional plot. The footage focuses on nature, humanity and the relationship between them.

Director: Godfrey Reggio | Stars: Edward Asner, Pat Benatar, Jerry Brown, Johnny Carson

Votes: 34,343 | Gross: $1.72M

34. Hotline (I) (2014)

Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary, Biography, History

'Hotline' is a feature length documentary about the intense connections made between strangers over the telephone, and explores these anonymous conversations people are often too hesitant ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Shaff | Stars: Youree Dell Harris, Jeff Ragsdale, Jamie Blaine, Tonya Jone Miller

Votes: 122

35. Cybercrimes with Ben Hammersley (2014– )

26 min | Documentary, Crime

An examination of how criminals use Internet technology for their own ends.

Stars: Ben Hammersley, Glenn Greenwald, Edward Snowden

Votes: 114

36. Bukowski: Born into This (2003)

R | 130 min | Documentary, Biography

77 Metascore

Documentary on Charles Bukowski, author of 'Notes of a Dirty Old Man', 'Love Is a Dog from Hell', and the autobiographical novels, 'Women', 'Hollywood', and 'Post Office'.

Director: John Dullaghan | Stars: Charles Bukowski, Bono, John Bryan, Linda Lee Bukowski

Votes: 3,309 | Gross: $0.30M

37. Jumbo Wild (2015)

52 min | Documentary

Patagonia presents Jumbo Wild -a gripping, hour-long documentary film by Sweetgrass Productions that tells the true story of the decades-long battle over the future of British Columbia's ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Waggoner | Stars: Bill Bennett, Grant Costello

Votes: 122

38. Antarctic Edge: 70° South (2015)

Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary, Adventure

62 Metascore

In 2014, scientists declared West Antarctic ice sheet melt unstoppable, threatening the future of our planet. A group of world-class researchers is in a race to understand climate change in... See full summary »

Director: Dena Seidel | Stars: Naderev Sano, Oscar Schofield, Hugh Ducklow, Donna Fraser

Votes: 166 | Gross: $0.00M

39. Cane Toads: The Conquest (2010)

PG | 85 min | Documentary, Comedy

A documentary horror film about the environmental devastation left in the wake of the giant toads' unstoppable march across Australia.

Director: Mark Lewis | Stars: Henry Richards, Neil Young

Votes: 419

40. (Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies (2015)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Drama, News

60 Metascore

From ticket-fixing in our police departments to test-score scandals in our schools, from our elected leaders' extra-marital affairs to financial schemes undermining our economy, dishonesty ... See full summary »

Director: Yael Melamede | Star: Dan Ariely

Votes: 1,852

41. The Irish Pub (2013)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary, History, Music

The tradition of the Irish pub. Speaking to pub owners all over Ireland, Alex Fegan gets into the heart of what makes "the Irish pub" the institution that it is.

Director: Alex Fegan | Stars: Liam Aherne, Willie Aherne, Bobby Blackwell, Ray Blackwell

Votes: 395

42. A Year in Champagne (2014)

82 min | Documentary

With renowned wine importer Martine Saunier as our guide, we get a rare glimpse behind the scenes into the real Champagne through six houses, from small independent makers to the illustrious houses of Gosset and Bollinger.

Director: David Kennard | Stars: Xavier Gonet, Martine Saunier

Votes: 443

43. First Contact (2014–2016)
Episode: First Contact: Lost Tribe of the Amazon (2016)

48 min | Documentary

Documents first contact with members of a previously isolated tribe called the Txapanawa on the bank of the Envira River in the village of Simpatia in Brazil. The Anthropologist is José Carlos Meirelles.

Director: Angus MacQueen

Votes: 907

44. The Imposter (2012)

R | 99 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

77 Metascore

A documentary centered on a young man in Spain who claims to a grieving Texas family that he is their 16-year-old son who has been missing for 3 years.

Director: Bart Layton | Stars: Adam O'Brian, Nicholas Barclay, Carey Gibson, Bryan Gibson

Votes: 44,391 | Gross: $0.89M