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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.

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

Votes: 2,947

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: 598

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: 81

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: 28,640 | Gross: $2.60M

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: 65

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

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Biography

A look at the life and career of the technology business innovator and entrepreneur.

Directors: Sarah Hunt, Mimi O'Connor | Stars: Robert X. Cringely, Bill Fernandez, Demetri Goritsas, Dean Hovey

Votes: 717

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: 5,462 | 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: 3,140 | Gross: $1.07M

9. Lemmy (2010)

116 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

64 Metascore

A documentary on the life and career of revered heavy-metal musician Lemmy Kilmister.

Directors: Greg Olliver, Wes Orshoski | Stars: Lemmy, Phil Campbell, Mikkey Dee, Dave Navarro

Votes: 6,914

10. Bully (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary

74 Metascore

A documentary on peer-to-peer bullying in schools across America.

Director: Lee Hirsch | Stars: Ja'Meya Jackson, Kelby Johnson, Lona Johnson, Bob Johnson

Votes: 9,482 | Gross: $4.04M

11. This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006)

Unrated | 98 min | Documentary

75 Metascore

Kirby Dick's exposé about the American movie ratings board.

Director: Kirby Dick | Stars: Kirby Dick, Kimberly Peirce, Darren Aronofsky, Atom Egoyan

Votes: 26,542 | Gross: $0.30M

12. Grizzly Man (2005)

R | 103 min | Documentary, Biography

87 Metascore

A devastating and heart-rending take on grizzly bear activists Timothy Treadwell and Amie Huguenard, who were killed in October of 2003 while living among grizzly bears in Alaska.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Timothy Treadwell, Amie Huguenard, Werner Herzog, Carol Dexter

Votes: 47,224 | Gross: $3.17M

13. Baraka (1992)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary

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

Director: Ron Fricke

Votes: 32,213 | Gross: $1.25M

14. De fem benspænd (2003)

Unrated | 90 min | Documentary

79 Metascore

About a filmmaker not only revisiting, but also recreating (not in a conventional sense) one of his first films, The Perfect Human / Det perfekte menneske (1967)

Directors: Jørgen Leth, Lars von Trier | Stars: Claus Nissen, Majken Algren Nielsen, Daniel Hernandez Rodriguez, Jacqueline Arenal

Votes: 7,413 | Gross: $0.09M

15. 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: 588

16. 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: 261 | Gross: $0.00M

17. 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: 159

18. 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

19. 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: 8,627

20. How to Die in Oregon (2011)

Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, Drama, Family

In 1994 Oregon became the first state to legalize a terminally ill person's request to end his or her life with medication. At the time, only Belgium, Switzerland, and the Netherlands had ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Richardson | Stars: Harry Bruton, Ray Carnay, Cody Curtis, Paul Darley

Votes: 1,750

21. An Inconvenient Truth (2006)

PG | 96 min | Documentary

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: 76,205 | Gross: $23.81M

22. March of the Penguins (2005)

G | 80 min | Documentary, Family

79 Metascore

In the Antarctic, every March since the beginning of time, the quest begins to find the perfect mate and start a family.

Director: Luc Jacquet | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Charles Berling, Romane Bohringer, Jules Sitruk

Votes: 52,466 | Gross: $77.44M

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 »

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

Votes: 4,429

24. 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: 1,528 | Gross: $0.12M

25. Man on Wire (2008)

PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary, Biography

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: 48,246 | Gross: $2.96M

26. Myth Hunters (2012– )

Documentary, Biography, History

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

Stars: Jonny Phillips, Eric Cline, Guy Walters, Laura Frances-Martin

Votes: 184

27. Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids (2004)

R | 85 min | Documentary

78 Metascore

Two documentary filmmakers chronicle their time in Sonagchi, Calcutta and the relationships they developed with children of prostitutes who work the city's notorious red light district.

Directors: Zana Briski, Ross Kauffman | Stars: Kochi, Avijit Halder, Shanti Das, Manik

Votes: 14,455 | Gross: $3.41M

28. Killer Legends (2014)

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: 2,735

29. 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: 3,646

30. 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: 664 | Gross: $0.03M

31. Wildest India (2012– )

52 min | Documentary

Come explore exotic India. Discover its animals, peoples and land.

Star: Paul McGann

Votes: 134

32. How We Got to Now (2014– )

TV-PG | 360 min | Documentary, History

Explores the power and the legacy of great ideas.

Stars: Steven Johnson, Gene Chruszcz, Kevin Fitzpatrick, Terri Adams

Votes: 333

33. 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: 6,997 | Gross: $0.34M

34. 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: 18

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

TV-G | 56 min | Documentary, Biography

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: 145

36. Nova (1974– )
Episode: Why Planes Vanish (2014)

TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary, Biography

An examination of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 and how airplane tracking systems could be improved to prevent a similar occurrence.

Directors: Miles O'Brien, Tristan Quinn | Stars: Les Abend, Chris Ashton, Richard Castaldo, Mike Dalton

Votes: 112

37. Nova (1974– )
Episode: Ben Franklin's Balloons (2014)

TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary, Biography

From PBS and NOVA - The epic first stage in the adventure of human flight didn't begin with the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk but with daring inventors and aeronauts in 18th century Paris. ... See full summary »

Director: Stéphane Bégoin | Stars: Benjamin Cleyet-Marrel, Tom D. Crouch, Guillaume de Montgolfier, Roland de Montgolfier

Votes: 38

38. Nova (1974– )
Episode: First Man on the Moon (2014)

TV-G | 54 min | Documentary, Biography

A look inside the life of Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon.

Directors: Duncan Copp, Christopher Riley | Stars: Buzz Aldrin, Carol Armstrong, Dean Armstrong, Janet Armstrong

Votes: 109

39. Nova (1974– )
Episode: Killer Landslides (2014)

TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary, Biography

Scientists examine the causes of the 2014 Oso, Washington, landslide, the worst in decades.

Director: Liesl Clark | Stars: Brook Alongi, Mike Blankenship, Dayn Brunner, Randy Fay

Votes: 82

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

TV-PG | 53 min | Documentary, Biography

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: 70

41. Nova (1974– )
Episode: Bigger Than T. Rex (2014)

TV-PG | 53 min | Documentary, Biography

A team of palaeontologists led by Nizar Ibrahim go in search of Spinosaurus, a giant meat eater believed to be even larger than Tyrannosaurus rex.

Director: Chad Cohen | Stars: Peter Dodson, Nizar Ibrahim, Matt Lamanna, Christiano Dal Sasso

Votes: 117

42. 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: 173

43. 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: 797

44. The True Cost (2015)

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

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: 5,197

45. Born in the Wild (2014– )

TV-14 | Documentary

From PBS - Presented by anatomist Joy Reidenberg and veterinarian Mark Evans, Sex in the Wild is a four part series that explores the reproductive behaviors and biology of the animal ... See full summary »

Stars: Mark Evans, Joy Reidenberg, Kiti

Votes: 24

46. 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: 1,292

47. 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: 4,257