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1. The Strain (2014–2017)

TV-MA | 43 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.3
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A mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism ravages the city of New York.

Stars: Corey Stoll, David Bradley, Kevin Durand, Jonathan Hyde

Votes: 80,358

2. Erin Brockovich (2000)

R | 131 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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73 Metascore

An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Julia Roberts, Albert Finney, David Brisbin, Dawn Didawick

Votes: 194,848 | Gross: $125.60M

3. Inherent Vice (2014)

R | 148 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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81 Metascore

In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles private investigator Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, Katherine Waterston

Votes: 103,652 | Gross: $8.11M

4. The Insider (1999)

R | 157 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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84 Metascore

A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a 60 Minutes exposé on Big Tobacco.

Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Russell Crowe, Al Pacino, Christopher Plummer, Diane Venora

Votes: 170,009 | Gross: $28.97M

5. Fast Food Nation (2006)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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64 Metascore

An examination of the health risks involved in the fast food industry as well as its environmental and social consequences.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Greg Kinnear, Bruce Willis, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Wilmer Valderrama

Votes: 24,203 | Gross: $1.00M

6. Unspeakable (2019)

TV-MA | 44 min | Drama, History

6.9
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The drama chronicles the emergence of HIV and Hepatitis C in Canada in the early '80s and the tragedy that followed when thousands were unnecessarily infected by tainted blood.

Stars: Sarah Wayne Callies, Shawn Doyle, Michael Shanks, Camille Sullivan

Votes: 254

7. Fed Up (2014)

PG | 92 min | Documentary

7.7
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71 Metascore

An examination of America's obesity epidemic and the food industry's role in aggravating it.

Director: Stephanie Soechtig | Stars: Michele Simon, Katie Couric, Bill Clinton, Michael Pollan

Votes: 11,984 | Gross: $1.54M

8. The Devil We Know (2018)

95 min | Documentary

7.7
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A group of citizens in West Virginia challenges a powerful corporation to be more environmentally responsible.

Directors: Stephanie Soechtig, Jeremy Seifert | Stars: Sue Bailey, Bucky Bailey, Ken Wamsley, Wilbur Tennant

Votes: 1,158

9. Medical Investigation (2004–2005)

60 min | Drama, Mystery

7.0
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The cases of an elite government medical investigation unit specializing in public health emergencies, such as serious disease outbreaks.

Stars: Neal McDonough, Kelli Williams, Christopher Gorham, Anna Belknap

Votes: 1,048

10. Miss Evers' Boys (1997 TV Movie)

PG | 118 min | Drama, War

7.1
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The true story of the U.S. Government's 1932 Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment, in which a group of black test subjects were allowed to die, despite a cure having been developed.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Alfre Woodard, Laurence Fishburne, Craig Sheffer, Joe Morton

Votes: 1,246

11. Zeitgeist: Moving Forward (2011)

Not Rated | 161 min | Documentary

8.1
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A feature length documentary work which presents a case for a needed transition out of the current socioeconomic monetary paradigm which governs the entire world society.

Director: Peter Joseph | Stars: Peter Joseph, Robert Sapolsky, Gabor Maté, Richard Wilkinson

Votes: 18,442

12. The Plague (1992)

R | 148 min | Drama

5.6
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In the 1990s, a South American city is rocked by the imminent outbreak of a plague. While many attempt to flee the city, Dr. Bernard Rieux sends his sick wife away and does his best to care... See full summary »

Director: Luis Puenzo | Stars: William Hurt, Sandrine Bonnaire, Jean-Marc Barr, Robert Duvall

Votes: 915

13. The House I Live In (2012)

Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary

7.9
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77 Metascore

From the dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, a penetrating look inside America's criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy.

Director: Eugene Jarecki | Stars: Eugene Jarecki, David Simon, Shanequa Benitez, William Julius Wilson

Votes: 5,326 | Gross: $0.21M

14. Atomic Homefront (2017)

TV-14 | 100 min | Documentary

7.4
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A terrifying look at the corruption that's destroying our nation and our planet. This should shake every American citizen. Citizens of an American city fight back against corruption and greed and try to save their own lives.

Director: Rebecca Cammisa | Stars: Dawn Chapman, Douglas Clemens, Robbin Ellison Dailey, Kay Drey

Votes: 519

15. Wuhan Wuhan (2021)

90 min | Documentary

6.8
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In a time when the world needs greater cross-cultural understanding, WUHAN WUHAN is an invaluable depiction of a metropolis joining together to overcome a crisis.

Director: Yung Chang | Stars: Chuning Yin, Xingli Xu, Xiannian Zheng, Guiqing Zhang

Votes: 43

16. One Man (1977)

PG | 87 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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A crusading TV reporter finds his life ripped apart as he investigates a story about a company's deadly criminal negligence.

Director: Robin Spry | Stars: Len Cariou, Jayne Eastwood, Carol Lazare, Barry Morse

Votes: 63

17. Laboratory Greece (2019)

165 min | Documentary

9.2
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A journey through Greece and Europe's past and recent history: from the Second World War to the current crisis. It is a historical documentary, a look into many stories.

Director: Jacopo Brogi | Stars: Filippo Abbate, Konrad Adenauer, Salvador Allende, Rania Antonopoulos

Votes: 23

18. 75 (2017)

97 min | Crime, Drama

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A crash victim, a housewife and two repressed teens are connected by hard-working therapist Viola, who helps them battle their addictions while two disillusioned detectives struggle with the mounting war against heroin in Cincinnati.

Director: Joe Zappa | Stars: Tifani Winkfield, Kip Bennett, Marcus B. Jackson, Shannon Faith

Votes: 54

19. Maralinga Tjarutja (2020 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary, History

7.4
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When the dust settles, culture remains...The Maralinga people survive aggressive colonisation, including dispossession to enable atomic testing, and through their tenacious spirit and cultural strength fight to retain their country.

Director: Larissa Behrendt | Stars: Jeremy Lebois, Mima Smart, Hilary Williams, Tommy Baker

Votes: 20

20. Someone I Touched (1975 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 74 min | Drama

6.7
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A woman learns that her husband has been unfaithful and that he has acquired a venereal disease. Then she learns that, after years of trying, she is finally pregnant.

Director: Lou Antonio | Stars: Cloris Leachman, James Olson, Glynnis O'Connor, Andrew Robinson

Votes: 144

21. Garbage Dreams (2009)

79 min | Documentary

7.3
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67 Metascore

A look at the lives of Egyptian trash collectors.

Director: Mai Iskander

Votes: 157

22. A World Without Water (2006 TV Movie)

80 min | Documentary

7.4
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Every day 3900 children die as a result of insufficient or unclean water supplies. 'A World Without Water' tells of the personal tragedies behind the mounting privatization of water supplies.

Director: Brian Woods

Votes: 49

23. Cercados (2020)

116 min | Documentary

8.0
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A documentary about the press coverage during the Coronavirus pandemic in Brazil.

Director: Caio Cavechini | Stars: William Bonner, Jair Bolsonaro, Renata Vasconcellos, Nelson Teich

Votes: 57

24. Sweet Misery: A Poisoned World (2004 Video)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

7.6
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Narrator Cori Brackett had a strange cause-and-effect experience with the diet cokes she was drinking and quickly found herself disabled and diagnosed with MS. Slowly able to walk and speak... See full summary »

Directors: Cori Brackett, J.T. Waldron | Star: Cori Brackett

Votes: 240

25. The Sterilization of Leilani Muir (1996)

47 min | Documentary

7.1
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This film deals with one woman's attempt to sue the government of the Canadian province of Alberta for sterilizing her against her will because she was considered a "mental defective". In ... See full summary »

Director: Glynis Whiting | Stars: Thomas Peacocke, Judy Mahbey, Gord Marriott, Stephen Jay Gould

Votes: 16

26. The Last Cigarette (I) (1999)

82 min | Documentary

6.4
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In 1994, the Health and Environment Subcommittee of the US Congress, chaired by Henry Waxman (D-California), held a hearing on tobacco products and health. Excerpts from the hearing, where ... See full summary »

Directors: Frank Keraudren, Kevin Rafferty

Votes: 127 | Gross: $0.00M

27. Cooked: Survival by Zip Code (2019)

76 min | Documentary

7.1
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A life and death story about extreme heat, the politics of "disaster" and survival by zip code.

Director: Judith Helfand | Stars: Valerie Brown, Richard M. Daley, Michelle Landis Dauber, Edmund Donoghue

Votes: 86

28. Rx for Survival: A Global Health Challenge (2005)

Documentary

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Stars: Brad Pitt, James Flynn, Trevor White, Julia Joyce

Votes: 42

29. Killer Stress: A National Geographic Special (2008 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

7.4
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National Geographic investigates the root causes and eventual effects of stress.

Director: John Heminway | Stars: Elizabeth Blackburn, Elissa Epel, Marcus Lovett, Michael Marmot

Votes: 247

30. The Stud (1970)

90 min | Comedy

5.7
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In a small Mediterranean port, Lionel, a kind-hearted athlete, saves a young woman in dire straits who was about to kill herself. He is assisted by William Chaminade, a vet whose business ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Pierre Mocky | Stars: Bourvil, Francis Blanche, Jacques Legras, René-Jean Chauffard

Votes: 148

31. Erase: A Public Health Story (2022)

10 min | Short, Drama

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Two public health workers discover the data they both gathered has been published, but only one of them is credited.

Directors: Saima Huq, Christopher Picone | Stars: Tony Montalbano, Rew Starr, Sabrina Ahmed, Saima Huq

32. The First Secret City (2015)

105 min | Documentary

7.4
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Before the creation of the secret cities of Los Alamos, Oak Ridge and Hanford, the Manhattan Project hired the Mallinckrodt Chemical Works of St. Louis to refine the first uranium used in ... See full summary »

Directors: Alison Carrick, C.D. Stelzer | Stars: John Bell, Carolyn Bower, Conrad Bowers, Karl Brooks

Votes: 16

33. Unnatural Causes (2008– )

Documentary

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"Why do some of us get sicker more often and die sooner, and what causes us to become sick in the first place? This limited series explores the apparent link between a person's health and ... See full summary »

Stars: Llewellyn M. Smith, David Williams, S. Leonard Syme, Tony Iton

Votes: 31

34. The Specialists (1975 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama

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Inspectors for the U.S. Public Health Service try to track down the cause of a rash of mysterious ailments suddenly appearing among the general populace.

Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Robert Urich, Maureen Reagan, Jack Hogan, Jed Allan

Votes: 18

35. A River of Waste: The Hazardous Truth About Factory Farms (2009)

91 min | Documentary

8.1
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This heart-stopping documentary exposes a huge health and environmental scandal in our modern industrial system of meat and poultry production. Some scientists have gone so far as to ... See full summary »

Director: Don McCorkell | Stars: Joanne Burkholder, Larry Cahoon, Parris N. Glendening, Michael Greger

Votes: 38

36. An Enemy of the People (1990 TV Movie)

Drama

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When a scientist learns that his town's lucrative springs present a serious health threat, the community refuses to listen to him.

Director: Jack O'Brien | Stars: William Anton, Anne Gee Byrd, Dawn Didawick, Richard Easton

Votes: 40

37. So Much for So Little (1949)

10 min | Documentary, Short, Animation

6.1
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An illustration of the role public health agencies play in citizens' lives.

Director: Chuck Jones | Stars: Mel Blanc, Frank Graham

Votes: 416

38. Thirst for Justice (2019)

70 min | Documentary

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In the spring of 2015, residents from two separate communities enlist the help of scientists to prove their suspicions that their water had become dangerously contaminated. Now they are fighting back.

Director: Leana Hosea | Stars: Kern Collymore, Leana Hosea, Mary Lyons, Adam Murphy

39. Silent Storm (2003)

90 min | Documentary, History

8.2
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In 2001 tons of ashed human bones were found in Melbourne, contaminated by Strontium 90, a toxic residue of nuclear weapon tests in Australia and around the world.

Director: Peter Butt | Stars: Paula Arundell, Bille Brown, Penny Brabin, Peter Burns

Votes: 16

40. Está Todo Bien (2018)

70 min | Documentary

6.8
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As the public health system collapses, a pharmacist, a trauma surgeon, a social activist, and two cancer patients confront the same questions as millions of other Venezuelans struggling to ... See full summary »

Director: Tuki Jencquel

Votes: 56

41. The Winged Scourge (1943)

Not Rated | 10 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

6.4
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The Seven Dwarves learn about the menace of mosquito borne malaria and the necessary precautions to control it.

Directors: Bill Justice, Bill Roberts | Star: Art Baker

Votes: 202

42. San Fransicko (2019 Video)

Documentary

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Stars: Steven L. Anderson, Roger Jimenez

43. Wind Rush (2013 TV Movie)

Documentary

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In the new documentary film WIND RUSH, produced for CBC Doc Zone by Toronto's 90th Parallel Productions, the battleground for the pro and anti wind forces is southern Ontario. The ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Gregg

44. However Long (2019)

77 min | Documentary

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Documentary following four women with incurable cancer and the support group that unites them.

Director: Jenny Mackenzie

45. Four Seasons of Covid (2022)

Documentary | Announced

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Director: James Le Sueur | Stars: Adi Pour, Leirion Gaylor Baird, James Lawler, Kim Engel

46. The Color of Vaccine: Part I (2021)

54 min | Documentary

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The Color of Vaccine: Part I not only helps raise awareness and accessibility around the COVID-19 vaccine but creates a spirit of community action while providing opportunities for the ... See full summary »

Director: Dion A. McNeal | Stars: Damon Arnold, Vincent 'June' Llewellyn Pierrelouis Chapelle, Kathryn Harris, Dusty Lion

47. Respect the Law (1941)

Passed | 20 min | Short, Crime, Drama

6.2
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Shows how so-called "minor" lawbreakers can do more damage than major criminals.

Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Moroni Olsen, Richard Lane, Frank Orth, William Forrest

Votes: 105

48. The Subjection (2010)

87 min | Documentary

6.6
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Documentary in which director Stefan Jarl has a blood test performed on himself to show the "chemical burden" of trace chemicals in the blood of all people born since World War II.

Director: Stefan Jarl | Stars: Peter Andersson, Stefan Jarl, Eva Röse

Votes: 161

49. Pandemic: Facing AIDS (2003– )

113 min | Documentary

7.5
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Covers the key aspects of the world AIDS epidemic through powerful documentary stories about five victims and their communities, on five continents.

Stars: Elton John, Danny Glover

Votes: 60

50. Talking with Angels (2004)

18 min | Short, Drama

6.7
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A young boy realizes the impact of trying to preserve the fictitious idea of what is normal.

Director: Yousaf Ali Khan | Stars: Tracy Kearney, Stephen Buckley, Reece Ryan, Sheridan Foster

Votes: 91



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