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1. Hoop Dreams (1994)

PG-13 | 170 min | Documentary, Drama, Sport

98 Metascore

A film following the lives of two inner-city Chicago boys who struggle to become college basketball players on the road to going professional.

Director: Steve James | Stars: William Gates, Arthur Agee, Emma Gates, Curtis Gates

Votes: 21,817 | Gross: $7.83M

2. The Kid Stays in the Picture (2002)

R | 93 min | Documentary, Biography

75 Metascore

Documentary about legendary Paramount producer Robert Evans (the film shares the same name as Evans's famous 1994 autobiography).

Directors: Nanette Burstein, Brett Morgen | Stars: Robert Evans, Eddie Albert, Peter Bart, Charlie Bluhdorn

Votes: 6,477 | Gross: $1.43M

3. Stevie (2002)

R | 140 min | Documentary

72 Metascore

In 1995, director Steve James (of 'Hoop Dreams') returned to rural Southern Illinois to reconnect with Stevie Fielding, a troubled young boy to whom he had been an "Advocate Big Brother" ten years earlier.

Director: Steve James | Stars: Steve James, Stephen Fielding, Tonya Gregory, Bernice Hagler

Votes: 2,293 | Gross: $0.10M

4. Bruit de fond, une place sur la terre (2002 Video)

45 min | Documentary

With its uncompromising script as powerful as the questions it raises, this film bears the imprint of meticulous attention. Our world, complete with factories, advertising, roads and public... See full summary »

Director: Olivier Derousseau | Stars: Olivier Derousseau, Nathalie Nambot

7. The Sorrow and the Pity (1969)

PG | 251 min | Documentary, History, War

An in-depth exploration of the various reactions by the French people to the Vichy government's acceptance of Nazi invasion.

Director: Marcel Ophüls | Stars: Georges Bidault, Matthäus Bleibinger, Charles Braun, Maurice Buckmaster

Votes: 3,191

8. From Two Men and a War (2005)

62 min | Documentary

Filmmaker Robert Drew recounts his experience as a WWII fighter pilot, and his encounters with the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, Ernie Pyle.

Director: Robert Drew | Stars: Robert Drew, Cliff Robertson

Votes: 16

9. Chronicle of a Summer (1961)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary

A documentary about the everyday lives of ordinary Parisians, done in the style of cinéma vérité.

Directors: Edgar Morin, Jean Rouch | Stars: Angelo, Nadine Ballot, Catherine, Céline

Votes: 2,069

10. Primary (1960)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

Cinéma vérité feature that follows presidential hopefuls John F. Kennedy and Hubert H. Humphrey during the 1960 Wisconsin primary.

Director: Robert Drew | Stars: Robert Drew, Hubert H. Humphrey, Muriel Buck Humphrey, Joseph Julian

Votes: 936

11. Salvador Allende (2004)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, Biography

From his childhood in Valparaiso to his death during the Pinochet military coup on September 11, 1973, the life and works of Chilean president Salvador Allende.

Director: Patricio Guzmán | Stars: Salvador Allende, Patricio Guzmán, Jacques Bidou, Alejandro Gonzáles

Votes: 619

12. Nostalgia de la luz (2010)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

91 Metascore

A documentary about two different searches conducted in the Chilean Atacama Desert: one by astronomers looking for answers about the history of the cosmos, and one by women looking for the remains of loved ones killed by Pinochet's regime.

Director: Patricio Guzmán | Stars: Gaspar Galaz, Lautaro Núñez, Luís Henríquez, Miguel Lawner

Votes: 4,113

13. Opening in Moscow (1959)

45 min | Documentary

A documentary of the 1959 American Exhibition in Moscow.

Director: D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: George R. Nelson, Edward Steichen

Votes: 17

14. Raymundo (2003)

127 min | Documentary

Biography of the award-winning Argentinian leftist filmmaker Raymundo Gleyzer, who was kidnapped by the CIA-backed military junta in 1976 at the age of 35. Features extensive clips from his... See full summary »

Directors: Ernesto Ardito, Virna Molina

Votes: 70

15. The Leader, His Driver, and the Driver's Wife (1991)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary

From the award-winning Director Nick Broomfield, The Leader, His Driver, and the Driver's Wife portrays the sinister and comic sides of Eugene Terre'Blanche, leader of the neo-Nazi AWB Afrikaner Party in South Africa.

Director: Nick Broomfield | Stars: Nick Broomfield, Eugene Terre'Blanche, J.P. Meyer, Anita Meyer

Votes: 360

16. Kurt & Courtney (1998)

R | 95 min | Documentary, Crime, Music

A documentary on the life of Kurt Cobain and his relationship with Courtney Love.

Director: Nick Broomfield | Stars: Courtney Love, Nick Broomfield, Kurt Cobain, Mari Earle

Votes: 6,400 | Gross: $0.44M

17. Moi, un noir (1958)

Not Rated | 70 min | Drama

"I, a Negro" depicts young Nigerien immigrants who left their country to find work in the Ivory Coast, in the Treichville quarter of Abidjan, the capital. These immigrants live in squalor ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Rouch | Stars: Oumarou Ganda, Gambi, Petit Touré, Alassane Maiga

Votes: 654

19. Cocalero (2007)

86 min | Documentary

A documentary centered on the union formed by Bolivian farmers in response to their government's (which was urged by the U.S.) effort eradicate coca crops, and the man who would come to represent them, Evo Morales.

Director: Alejandro Landes | Stars: Alex Contreras, Javier Escalas, Adriana Gil, Alvaro García Lineras

Votes: 240

20. Real Life (1979)

PG | 99 min | Comedy

64 Metascore

A film crew sets out to record a year in the life of an average family, but things quickly start going wrong.

Director: Albert Brooks | Stars: Dick Haynes, Albert Brooks, Matthew Tobin, J.A. Preston

Votes: 2,258

21. Reminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania (1972)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary

A film diary divided into three episodes. The first part reflects Jonas Mekas of his time as emigrant in 50th century New York, after leaving the home country of Lithuania. The second part ... See full summary »

Director: Jonas Mekas | Stars: Jonas Mekas, Adolfas Mekas, Pola Chapelle, Ken Jacobs

Votes: 525

22. Shoah (1985)

Not Rated | 566 min | Documentary, History, War

99 Metascore

Claude Lanzmann's epic documentary recounts the story of the Holocaust through interviews with witnesses - perpetrators as well as survivors.

Director: Claude Lanzmann | Stars: Simon Srebnik, Michael Podchlebnik, Motke Zaïdl, Hanna Zaïdl

Votes: 7,314 | Gross: $0.02M

23. 180° South (2010)

PG | 85 min | Documentary, Drama, Sport

The film follows adventurer Jeff Johnson as he retraces the epic 1968 journey of his heroes Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia.

Director: Chris Malloy | Stars: Yvon Chouinard, Doug Tompkins, Keith Malloy, Alicia Salome Acuna Ika

Votes: 2,700 | Gross: $0.03M

24. The Seinfeld Story (2004 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Documentary

The origins of the "Seinfeld" TV series.

Director: Morgan Sackett | Stars: Jason Alexander, Ty Copeman, Larry David, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Votes: 277

25. De la servitude moderne (2009)

52 min | Documentary

A mesmerizing documentary about the origins and causes of the widespread unbalances of modern West societies. The unchallenged victory of the free market utopia turned into an all-engulfing... See full summary »

Director: Jean-François Brient

Votes: 99

26. Acta General de Chile (1986)

240 min | Documentary

In 1985, exiled director Miguel Littin returned clandestinely to Pinochet's Chile to make this documentary about the socio-political reality of the country.

Director: Miguel Littin | Stars: Hortensia Allende, Salvador Allende, Fidel Castro, Joan Garcés

Votes: 22

27. Eco de la montaña (2014)

92 min | Documentary, Biography

A portrait of the great Wixarika (Huichol) artist Santos de la Torre who lives in near anonymity in the Western Sierra Madre.

Director: Nicolás Echevarría | Star: Santos de la Torre

Votes: 137

28. Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner (2007 Video)

214 min | Documentary

The definitive three-and-a-half hour documentary about the troubled creation and enduring legacy of the science fiction classic Blade Runner (1982), culled from 80 interviews and hours of never-before-seen outtakes and lost footage.

Director: Charles de Lauzirika | Stars: Daryl Hannah, Michael Deeley, Harrison Ford, Joanna Cassidy

Votes: 1,658

29. Casting By (2012)

TV-14 | 89 min | Documentary

70 Metascore

The surprising, never-before-told tale of the indispensable yet unsung Casting Director - Iconoclasts whose keen eye, exquisite taste and gut instincts redefined Hollywood.

Director: Tom Donahue | Stars: Deborah Aquila, Risa Bramon Garcia, Ellen Chenoweth, Marion Dougherty

Votes: 1,338 | Gross: $0.01M

30. Occupy: The Movie (2013)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Drama, News

On September 17 2011, a worldwide social movement was born in New York City. This film documents who they are and what they protest.

Director: Corey Ogilvie | Stars: Makh Aten, Andy Bichlbaum, Noam Chomsky, Pete Dutro

Votes: 56

31. A Decade Under the Influence (2003)

R | 138 min | Documentary

67 Metascore

A documentary examining the decade of the 1970s as a turning point in American cinema. Some of today's best filmmakers interview the influential directors of that time.

Directors: Ted Demme, Richard LaGravenese | Stars: Francis Ford Coppola, William Friedkin, Robert Altman, John G. Avildsen

Votes: 2,388 | Gross: $0.03M

32. No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos (2008)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary

The lifelong friendship of the great cinematographers Laszlo Kovacs and Vilmos Zsigmond and their impact on American cinema.

Director: James Chressanthis | Stars: Karen Black, Peter Bogdanovich, Sandra Bullock, James L. Carter

Votes: 311

33. Every Pixel Tells a Story (2002)

81 min | Documentary

In this documentary about low-budget filmmaking in upstate New York, you'll learn how affordable digital-video technology has changed the lives of the artists behind action flicks, monster ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Hanson | Stars: David Bunce, Joe Bagnardi, Brandon Bethmann, Michael J. Camoin

Votes: 28

34. The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (2004)

TV-PG | 98 min | Documentary

Documentary about the art of film editing. Clips are shown from many groundbreaking films with innovative editing styles.

Director: Wendy Apple | Stars: Kathy Bates, Zach Staenberg, Jodie Foster, Michael Tronick

Votes: 2,326

35. Visions of Light (1992)

92 min | Documentary, History

Cameramen and women discuss the craft and art of cinematography and of the "DP" (the director of photography), illustrating their points with clips from 100 films, from Birth of a Nation to... See full summary »

Directors: Arnold Glassman, Todd McCarthy, Stuart Samuels | Stars: Conrad L. Hall, John Bailey, Vilmos Zsigmond, Charles Lang

Votes: 2,832 | Gross: $0.80M

36. Maravilla, la película (2014)

Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

At 37 years old, time is not on his side. Sergio 'Marvelous' Martinez can drop the best boxers with his lightning strikes, floor the most beautiful women with his devastating looks, and has... See full summary »

Director: Juan Pablo Cadaveira | Stars: Carlos Aguilar, Raoul Roger Anderson, Bob Arum, Darren Baker

Votes: 190



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