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4. Earl Hamner Storyteller (2015)
95 min | Documentary
This is a wonderful documentary, that shows the full scope of Earl Hamner Jr's talent. Most people know him as the real life "John Boy," but do not realize that he wrote for shows such as ... See full summary »
5. Isole (2014)
54 min | Documentary, Biography
'Islands' is about an inner journey, about a young person searching for answers on how to deal with the future after the end of the studies. The director tries to answer a thousand ... See full summary »
7. Jogo de Cena (2007)
100 min | Documentary, Drama
Following a newspaper ad, ordinary women tell part of their life stories to director Eduardo Coutinho, which are then re-enacted by actresses, blurring the barriers between truth, fiction and interpretation.
10. Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011)
PG | 81 min | Documentary
A documentary on 85-year-old sushi master Jiro Ono, his renowned Tokyo restaurant, and his relationship with his son and eventual heir, Yoshikazu.
Votes: 29,748 | Gross: $2.55M
11. Bukowski: Born into This (2003)
R | 130 min | Documentary, Biography
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'.
Votes: 3,128 | Gross: $0.30M
12. Les plages d'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: 2,227 | Gross: $0.24M
13. Ônibus 174 (2002)
R | 122 min | Documentary, Crime
Documentary depicts what happened in Rio de Janeiro on June 12th 2000, when bus 174 was taken by an armed young man, threatening to shoot all the passengers. Transmitted live on all ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,358 | Gross: $0.22M
15. Indie Game: The Movie (2012)
Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Drama
A documentary that follows the journeys of indie game developers as they create games and release those works, and themselves, to the world.
18. Grizzly Man (2005)
R | 103 min | Documentary, Biography
Votes: 46,946 | Gross: $3.17M
19. Darwin's Nightmare (2004)
107 min | Documentary
A documentary on the effect of fishing the Nile perch in Tanzania's Lake Victoria. The predatory fish, which has wiped out the native species, is sold in European supermarkets, while starving Tanzanian families have to make do with the leftovers.
Votes: 5,141 | Gross: $0.20M
22. Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood (2003)
TV-14 | 119 min | Documentary
A look at 1970s Hollywood when it was known as New Hollywood, and the director was the star of the movie.
24. London: The Modern Babylon (2012)
Not Rated | 125 min | Documentary, History, Music
London: The Modern Babylon is legendary director Julien Temple's epic time-traveling voyage to the heart of his hometown.
25. Fata Morgana (1971)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
Footage shot in and around the Sahara Desert, accompanied only by a spoken creation myth and the songs of Leonard Cohen.
28. Car Date (2011)
Not Rated | 43 min | Documentary, Short
Explore the psychological warfare of the first date, and see what happens when you give an average Joe $500 and send him on a date with two porn stars. Watch the highs and lows, the triumphs and failures as he tries to seduce the girls in their escapade across the San Fernando Valley.
30. Waste Land (2010)
Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary
On the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro is Jardim Gramacho, the world's largest landfill, where men and women sift through garbage for a living. Artist Vik Muniz produces portraits of the workers and learns about their lives.
Votes: 7,888 | Gross: $0.19M
31. Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)
R | 87 min | Documentary, Comedy, Crime
The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. The film contains... See full summary »
Votes: 57,317 | Gross: $3.29M
32. 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.
34. Jodorowsky's Dune (2013)
PG-13 | 90 min | Documentary
The story of cult film director Alejandro Jodorowsky's ambitious but ultimately doomed film adaptation of the seminal science fiction novel.
Votes: 18,027 | Gross: $0.65M
35. 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: 29,793 | Gross: $0.49M
36. Misery Loves Comedy (2015)
PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary, Comedy
Over fifty very famous American, Canadian, British and Australian funny people (filmmakers, writers, actors and comedians) share life and professional journeys and insights, in an effort to shed light on the thesis: Do you have to be miserable to be funny?
Votes: 1,011 | Gross: $0.01M
37. Live from New York! (2015)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
"Saturday Night Live" has been reflecting and influencing life in the United States for 40 years. Live From New York! goes deep inside this cultural phenomenon exploring the laughter that ... See full summary »
39. Brotherhood of the Popcorn (2015)
84 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A group of lively senior citizens meet bi-weekly in Hollywood for over 35 years to watch and celebrate classic American films. A nostalgic documentary about friendship, classic movies, growing old, and living life to the fullest.
41. Living in the Age of Airplanes (2015)
47 min | Documentary
Living in the Age of Airplanes is a story about how the airplane has changed the world. Filmed in 18 countries across all 7 continents, it renews our appreciation for one of the most ... See full summary »
43. Cathouse (2002 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 70 min | Documentary
Between March # April 2002 the HBO team went into the legal brothel that is the Bunny Ranch. We meet the owners and the staff as well as some of those coming to use the girls. With hidden ... See full summary »
45. The Thin Blue Line (1988)
Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama
A film that successfully argued that a man was wrongly convicted for murder by a corrupt justice system in Dallas County, Texas.
Votes: 19,110 | Gross: $1.21M
48. In Berlin (2009)
97 min | Documentary
By accompanying 20 very different individuals in today's Berlin, cinematographer Michael Ballhaus and filmmaker Ciro Cappellari sketch a portrait of a modern, stimulating metropolis.
49. The Rules of Film Noir (2009 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary, History