With Documentary Channel (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Assholes: A Theory (2019)

81 min | Documentary

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Inspired by the NYT bestselling book, this lively philosophical investigation into the rise of asshole behaviour across the world asks: What does it mean to be an asshole, and more importantly, how do we stop their proliferation?

Director: John Walker | Stars: John Cleese, Suji Gelerman, Robert I. Sutton, Geoffrey Nunberg

Votes: 275

2. My Winnipeg (2007)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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84 Metascore

Fact, fantasy and memory are woven seamlessly together in this portrait of film-maker Guy Maddin's home town of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Director: Guy Maddin | Stars: Darcy Fehr, Ann Savage, Louis Negin, Amy Stewart

Votes: 5,393 | Gross: $0.16M

3. Unloved: Huronia's Forgotten Children (2022)

90 min | Documentary

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Filmmaker Barri Cohen leads part detective story, part social history in UNLOVED - HURONIA'S FORGOTTEN CHILDREN as she uncovers the truth about Alfie and Louis, her two long-dead ... See full summary »

Director: Barri Cohen | Stars: Pierre Berton, Madeline Burghardt, Barri Cohen, Eric Cohen

4. Shadow Company (2006)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary

7.5
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A groundbreaking investigation into the secretive world of private security forces in Iraq.

Directors: Nick Bicanic, Jason Bourque | Stars: Alan Bell, Phil Lancaster, Madelaine Drohan, Robert Young Pelton

Votes: 775

5. When Jews Were Funny (2013)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary

5.9
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Surveys the history of Jewish comedy.

Director: Alan Zweig | Stars: Marc Maron, Gilbert Gottfried, Rodney Dangerfield, Howie Mandel

Votes: 503

6. Stupidity (2003)

Not Rated | 61 min | Documentary, History

5.4
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An exploration into the nature of stupidity in Western society and its history of our perception of it.

Director: Albert Nerenberg | Stars: George W. Bush, Noam Chomsky, John Cleese, Coolio

Votes: 783

7. NCR: Not Criminally Responsible (2013)

99 min | Documentary

7.3
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Canadian documentary film, following the story of Sean Clifton, who stabbed and badly injured a woman in a shopping mall while he was in a delusional state.

Director: John Kastner

Votes: 84

8. Influence (I) (2020)

90 min | Documentary

7.0
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It explores the dark art of geopolitical spin-doctoring.

Directors: Diana Neille, Richard Poplak | Stars: Donald Trump, Melania Trump, Vladimir Putin, Margaret Thatcher

Votes: 108

9. My Dad Is 100 Years Old (2005)

16 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

7.3
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A short film in which Isabella Rossellini discusses the life and work of her father: Roberto Rossellini.

Director: Guy Maddin | Stars: Isabella Rossellini, Isaac Paz Sr., Anna Magnani

Votes: 810

10. Four Wings and a Prayer (2007)

83 min | Documentary

6.5
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A look at the monarch butterfly's mysterious migration from Canada to Mexico.

Director: Nicholas de Pencier

Votes: 54

11. Scrap (I) (2022)

78 min | Documentary

7.2
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Discover the vast and strangely beautiful places where things go to die and meet the people who collect, restore, and recycle the world's scrap. SCRAP scratches beneath flaking paint and ... See full summary »

Director: Stacey Tenenbaum

Votes: 6

12. The Devil's Trap (2017)

93 min | Documentary, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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Lane, an ex-ember of a cult called the Exclusive Brethren, attempts to re-unite with his estranged family who ex-communicated him from the cult when he was 18 years old.

Director: Mitchell Stafiej

Votes: 20

13. RiP: A Remix Manifesto (2008)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Music

7.6
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A documentary which examines copyright issues in the information age.

Director: Brett Gaylor | Star: Cory Doctorow

Votes: 1,281

14. Flyerman (2003)

Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary

7.3
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What begins as a character study of an eccentric man who passes out flyers for a living, becomes an intense five year journey of self-discovery and the search for fame.

Directors: Jeff Stephenson, Jason Tan | Star: Mark Vistorino

Votes: 40

15. Travail à la demande (2021 TV Movie)

87 min | Documentary

7.2
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Director: Shannon Walsh | Stars: Tomisin Adeshiyan, Ali, Al Aloudi, Marit Beyer

Votes: 14

16. Coven (IV)

Documentary | Post-production

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Director: Rama Rau | Stars: Mary Hokstad, Mihaela Minca, Laura Hokstad, Rhoderick Moncreiff

17. Living with Giants (2016)

78 min | Documentary

8.0
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Living With Giants delves into the imaginative world of Paulusie Kasudluak, a young Inuk facing responsibilities and transitions into adulthood. His thoughts, dreams and beliefs allow for an intimate immersion into his life.

Directors: Aude Leroux-Levesque, Sébastien Rist

Votes: 10

18. Kommunalka (2008)

97 min | Documentary

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Director: Françoise Huguier | Star: Kris Law

Votes: 51

19. Being Greene (2016)

78 min | Documentary

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On the surface, the Greenes are a fun-loving family of performers. Dave, the father, is an Elvis impersonator. The mom, Roxie, is a writer. Quinn, the eldest son, is an actor, and his ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Newman

20. American Waitress, New Mexico (2002)

Not Rated | 66 min | Documentary

6.4
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This documentary examines a cross-section of women working in the food-service industry, exploring their lives on-the-job and off.

Director: Vanessa Vassar | Stars: Lillian Beams, Sonya Fairbanks, Sherry McElwan, Karen Webb

Votes: 20

21. Tropicana (2009 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Thomas Wallner

22. How to Start Your Own Country (2010)

Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary, News

6.7
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How to start your own country, you can have one too.

Director: Jody Shapiro | Stars: Kevin Baugh, Patri Friedman, Dean Kamen

Votes: 86

23. A Perfect Fake (2005 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Myths and stories abound that speak to man's desire to bring life to inanimate matter. A Perfect Fake looks at the persistence of these myths in modern times and takes us into the world of ... See full synopsis »

Director: Marc de Guerre

Votes: 79

24. Next: A Primer on Urban Painting (2005)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary

8.1
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A worldwide culture develops around graffiti art.

Director: Pablo Aravena

Votes: 82

25. 100 Films and a Funeral (2007)

Documentary

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This documentary covers the life and death of London-based Polygram Filmed Entertainment, responsible for such noted hit films of the 1990s as Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) and The ... See full summary »

Director: Michael McNamara | Stars: Stephan Elliott, Jodie Foster, Geoffrey Gilmore, Gilles Jacob

Votes: 186

26. The Incredible Journey of the Butterflies (2011 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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A look at the monarch butterfly's mysterious migration from Canada to Mexico.

Director: Nicholas de Pencier | Stars: Lucia Barahona, Fanny Calhau, Martin de la Fouchardière, Bruno Dénarié

27. Hue: A Matter of Colour (2013)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.4
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A documentary that weaves together personal journeys, historical facts and expert analysis to show the world through the eyes of those touched by the issue of "colourism".

Director: Vic Sarin | Stars: Joyce Laoagan, Jaden Rain, Jasmine Sky Sarin

Votes: 35

28. The Revolving Door

Documentary | Filming

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Director: Gianluca Greco

29. Just Say It (2009)

72 min | Documentary

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JUST SAY IT explores the bizarre and hilarious nature of people's number one fear: public speaking. It examines the history and psychology of this fear while following Luke King, the film's... See full summary »

Director: Luke King | Stars: Roger Abbott, George Chuvalo, Don Ferguson, Luke King

30. Escape to Canada (2005)

80 min | Documentary

6.9
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A look into Canada's incredible strides with progressive politics, while at the same time the U.S. has become increasingly polarized on such issues as the Drug War and Gay-marriage. Canada ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Nerenberg | Stars: Pierre Berton, Bono, George W. Bush, Tucker Carlson

Votes: 178

31. Breaking Tides (2017)

Documentary

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Breaking Tides is an inspiring film about courage, family, sports, resilience, and willpower. It tells the moving story of para-athlete Verônica Almeida and her incredible desire to push the limits imposed on her by life.

Director: Claudia Gama

32. In Our Own Image (2005 TV Short)

Documentary, Short

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Given a choice, what parent wouldn't pick good health for their baby, over a life-threatening disease? Science is making that choice possible for a growing list of genetic conditions. ... See full summary »

Director: Caroline R. Maria | Star: Yvan Huneault

33. Man Made Women (2001 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

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Man-Made Women takes an "up close and personal", behind-the-scenes look at what it really takes to meet Venezuela's standard of beauty, following two high-profile contestants and their ... See full summary »

Directors: Carole Ducharme, Claudia Molina

34. Chi (2013)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

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Anyone who knew Babz Chula-a talented, larger-than-life actress-could tell you that her life force, or chi, was incredibly strong. When Babz reconnected with director Anne Wheeler in 2009, ... See full summary »

Director: Anne Wheeler | Stars: Babs Chula, Anne Wheeler, Ben Immanuel, Larry Lynn

Votes: 15

35. Des ailes aux talons (2010)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Marie-Andrée Mauger

36. Jump! The World's Greatest Streakers (2009 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

7.8
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Jaume Marquet is an eccentric outsider striving to become famous by streaking in front of the cameras at major televised sporting events under his alter ego "Jimmy Jump". "Jump! The World's... See full summary »

Directors: Dan Emery, Mathieu Wacowich | Stars: Jeremy Hall, Jaume Marquet, Mark Roberts

Votes: 12

37. The Fifth Estate (1975– )
Episode: Stolen Treasures (2016)

Documentary, News

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The hunt for the true owner of a Modigliani spans two continents; an interview with one of Canada's most prolific art thieves; wildlife cops investigate illegal trade.

Star: Mark Kelley

38. The Fifth Estate (1975– )
Episode: Magic Pills (2015)

Documentary, News

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An investigation into the natural health industry and how Health Canada isn't protecting its customers.

39. The Nature of Things (1960– )
Episode: Two of a Kind (2014)

88 min | Documentary

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Filmmaker Leora Eisen sets out to discover how her twin sister could end up with life-threatening leukemia, even though they share the exact same DNA.

Director: Leora Eisen | Stars: Andrew Atherton, Kevin Atherton, Stephan Baylin, Linda Booij

40. In Their Own Words (2015– )
Episode: Jimmy Carter (2021)

TV-PG | Biography

8.2
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Explore this intimate and inspiring story of a long-shot outsider who beat the odds against him again and again and never looked back in his quest to better the lives of millions. Jimmy ... See full summary »

Directors: Chuck Dalaklis, Marianne Kushmaniuk | Stars: Sean Francis, Jonathan Alter, Garth Brooks, James Earl Carter III

Votes: 16

41. The Fifth Estate (1975– )
Episode: Why Didn't We Know? (2016)

Documentary, News

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An investigation into the murders of three women in Wilmo, Ontario, and a man who knew all of them.

Director: Theresa Burke | Star: Gillian Findlay

42. Intervention Canada (2011– )
Episode: Jade (2018)

Documentary

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Jade's family is scared that she won't live much longer with her addiction to opiods and cocaine without an intervention.

Director: Alyson Thompson


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