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3. Life Itself (2014)
R | 121 min | Documentary, Biography
The life and career of the renowned film critic and social commentator, Roger Ebert.
Votes: 14,125 | Gross: $0.81M
"I have seen untold numbers of movies and forgotten most of them, I hope, but I remember those worth remembering, and they are all on the same shelf in my mind"
5. Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir (2011)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
A documentary about Roman Polanski, the man and filmmaker. Roman Polanski speaks about his eventful life story and career in conversation with Andrew Braunsberg, his former business partner, producer, and friend of many years.
6. Samsara (I) (2011)
PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Music
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.
Votes: 29,927 | Gross: $2.67M
7. What Happened, Miss Simone? (2015)
Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A documentary about the life and legend Nina Simone, an American singer, pianist, and civil rights activist labeled the "High Priestess of Soul."
9. The Unknown Known (2013)
PG-13 | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Former United States Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld, discusses his career in Washington D.C. from his days as a congressman in the early 1960s to planning the invasion of Iraq in 2003.
Votes: 3,623 | Gross: $0.28M
10. Listen to Me Marlon (2015)
Unrated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography
A documentary that utilizes hundreds of hours of audio that Marlon Brando recorded over the course of his life to tell the screen legend's story.
Votes: 6,373 | Gross: $0.43M
11. The Act of Killing (2012)
Not Rated | 117 min | Documentary, Crime
A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.
Votes: 31,304 | Gross: $0.49M
157 min | Documentary, History
A series of three documentaries about the use of fear for political gain.
15. Making a Murderer (2015– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Crime
Filmed over a 10-year period, Steven Avery, a DNA exoneree who, while in the midst of exposing corruption in local law enforcement, finds himself the prime suspect in a grisly new crime.
17. Requiem for the American Dream (2015)
Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary, Biography, News
The academic and activist Noam Chomsky describes the systems that have led to financial inequality, and the current concentration of wealth and power.
Votes: 7,901 | Gross: $0.04M
18. Attenborough's Life That Glows (2016 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Family
Sir David Attenborough explores the world of bio-luminescence, the often spectacular natural light produced by some creatures. Specially designed cameras reveal nature's leading lights.
21. The Kid Stays in the Picture (2002)
R | 93 min | Documentary, Biography
Documentary about legendary Paramount producer Robert Evans (the film shares the same name as Evans's famous 1994 autobiography).
Votes: 6,583 | Gross: $1.43M
22. HyperNormalisation (2016)
166 min | Documentary
Adam Curtis explains how, at a time of confusing and inexplicable world events, politicians and the people they represent have retreated in to a damaging over-simplified version of what is happening.
Not Rated | 113 min | Documentary, Crime, Music
The inside story behind the Biggie and Tupac murder investigations is laid bare using police case files, taped confessions never before shown on film, and interviews with lead detective Greg Kading and other witnesses.
25. Icarus (I) (2017)
TV-MA | 120 min | Documentary, Sport, Thriller
When Bryan sets out to uncover the truth about doping in sports, a chance meeting with a Russian scientist transforms his story from a personal experiment into a geopolitical thriller.
26. Kedi (2016)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary
A profile of an ancient city and its unique people, seen through the eyes of the most mysterious and beloved animal humans have ever known, the Cat.
Votes: 11,043 | Gross: $2.83M
27. Civilisations (2018– )
Nine-part series telling the story of art from the dawn of human history to the present day, for the first time on a global scale. It is now nearly half a century since Kenneth Clark's ... See full summary »
28. Schama on Rembrandt: Masterpieces of the Late Years (2014 TV Movie)
59 min | Documentary
31. Adolf Hitler: The Greatest Story Never Told (2013)
350 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Adolf Hitler, born in Braunau, one man who will change the history of the world forever. It follows his childhood to the death of his mother and his broken ambition to become an artist, ... See full summary »
33. The Eternal Jew (1940)
62 min | Documentary, History
Under the guise of a brutally honest documentary, this malevolent propaganda film aims to be an "indispensable tool in the hands of the Aryan race", designed to depict the "true" Jew when the masks of western civilisation fall off.
34. Brothers in Blood: The Lions of Sabi Sand (2015)
60 min | Documentary
This is a powerful documentary, filmed over a 16 year span, about the rise of a Coalition of six lions, branded The Mapogo Lions, and their takeover of the largest territory by a pride.
35. The Making of 'Never Cry Wolf' (1983 TV Movie)
This documentary treats movie fans to a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Never Cry Wolf, the film version of Farley Mowat's book about his experiences researching the behavior of ... See full summary »
37. Pope Francis: A Man of His Word (2018)
PG | 96 min | Documentary, Biography
Pope Francis travels the world speaking to those in need and delivering a message of hope.
Votes: 1,450 | Gross: $1.82M
38. They'll Love Me When I'm Dead (2018)
TV-MA | 98 min | Documentary
In the final fifteen years of the life of legendary director Orson Welles he pins his Hollywood comeback hopes on a film, The Other Side of the Wind, in itself a film about an aging film director trying to finish his last great movie.
39. 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: 9,561 | Gross: $1.44M
40. Filmworker (2017)
Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, Biography
A documentary about how English actor Leon Vitali came to work as an assistant to American filmmaker Stanley Kubrick for over 30 years.
Votes: 1,864 | Gross: $0.10M
41. What's My Name: Muhammad Ali (2019)
165 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
One of the most iconic figures in athletic history, Muhammad Ali's incredible story from world champion boxer to inspiring social activist is explored through his own voice and never-before-seen archival material.
43. The Silence of Others (2018)
96 min | Documentary
The Silence of Others reveals the epic struggle of victims of Spain's 40-year dictatorship under General Franco, who continue to seek justice to this day. Filmed over six years, the film ... See full summary »
Votes: 635 | Gross: $0.06M
44. Ice on Fire (2019)
88 min | Documentary
Can we reverse climate change? Ice on Fire explores the many ways we reduce carbon inputs to the atmosphere and, more important, how to "draw" carbon down, bringing CO2 out of the ... See full summary »
45. The Occupation of the American Mind (2016 Video)
82 min | Documentary
Israel's ongoing military occupation of Palestinian territory and repeated invasions of the Gaza strip have triggered a fierce backlash against Israeli policies virtually everywhere in the ... See full summary »
47. Drain the Oceans (2018– )
Documentary, History, Mystery
By scanning the locations at the bottom of the ocean where sunken ships, treasures and even cities lie, the show tries to answer what they look like, how they got there and if they hide any secrets.
48. Capitalism: A Love Story (2009)
R | 127 min | Documentary, Crime, News
An examination of the social costs of corporate interests pursuing profits at the expense of the public good.
Votes: 39,702 | Gross: $14.36M