With Candescent Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Wolfpack (2015)

R | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

7.0
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75 Metascore

Confined in an apartment from a New York housing project, the six Angulo brothers learned everything they know about the world through watching films and spend their time reenacting their favorite movies with intricate homemade costumes.

Director: Crystal Moselle | Stars: Mukunda Angulo, Narayana Angulo, Susanne Angulo, Bhagavan Angulo

Votes: 12,180 | Gross: $1.30M

2. Generation Wealth (2018)

R | 105 min | Documentary

6.7
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53 Metascore

A documentary that investigates the pathologies that have created the richest society the world has ever seen.

Director: Lauren Greenfield | Stars: Lauren Greenfield, Bret Easton Ellis, Paris Cronin, Mijanou

Votes: 4,133 | Gross: $0.24M

3. Cartel Land (2015)

R | 100 min | Documentary

7.4
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76 Metascore

Filmmaker Matthew Heineman examines the state of the ongoing drug problem along the U.S.-Mexican border.

Director: Matthew Heineman | Stars: Tim Nailer Foley, José Manuel 'El Doctor' Mireles, Paco Valencia, Chaneque

Votes: 17,924 | Gross: $0.70M

4. The Queen of Versailles (2012)

PG | 100 min | Documentary

7.1
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80 Metascore

A documentary that follows a billionaire couple as they begin construction on a mansion inspired by Versailles. During the next two years, their empire, fueled by the real estate bubble and cheap money, falters due to the economic crisis.

Director: Lauren Greenfield | Stars: Jaqueline Siegel, David Siegel, Lorraine Barrett, June Downs

Votes: 12,676 | Gross: $2.40M

5. 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 Bloomberg

Votes: 11,598 | Gross: $1.54M

6. City of Ghosts (2017)

R | 92 min | Documentary, War

7.4
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86 Metascore

A documentary that follows the efforts of "Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently," a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014. ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Heineman | Stars: Abdelaziz Alhamza, Mohamad Almusari, Hamoud Almousa, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi

Votes: 3,605 | Gross: $0.13M

7. The Kingmaker (2019)

R | 101 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.6
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76 Metascore

An extraordinary look into the political career of Imelda Marcos, this documentary tells a cautionary tale of a powerful leader whose questionable sense of reality divided the Philippines.

Director: Lauren Greenfield | Stars: Imelda Marcos, Etta Rosales, Ferdinand Marcos, George Bush

Votes: 1,795

8. Racing Extinction (2015)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Adventure, News

8.2
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81 Metascore

A documentary that follows undercover activists trying to stave off a man-made mass extinction.

Director: Louie Psihoyos | Stars: Elon Musk, Joel Sartore, Louie Psihoyos, Charles Hambleton

Votes: 7,620

9. Nas: Time Is Illmatic (2014)

TV-14 | 74 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.1
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72 Metascore

The story behind Nas's groundbreaking debut album 'Illmatic, ' and the early life of one of the most talented rappers of all time. Featuring Pharrell Williams, Alicia Keys, Q-Tip, and Busta Rhymes.

Director: One9 | Stars: Nas, Cornel West, Pharrell Williams, Swizz Beatz

Votes: 2,959 | Gross: $0.11M

10. Trophy (2017)

Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary

7.3
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80 Metascore

This in-depth look into the powerhouse industries of big-game hunting, breeding and wildlife conservation in the U.S. and Africa unravels the complex consequences of treating animals as commodities.

Directors: Christina Clusiau, Shaul Schwarz | Stars: Tim Black, Philip Glass, Christo Gomes, John Hume

Votes: 622 | Gross: $0.02M

11. 3 1/2 Minutes, 10 Bullets (2015)

TV-MA | 98 min | Documentary, Crime

7.2
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77 Metascore

In 3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets, two lives intersected and were forever altered.

Director: Marc Silver | Stars: Lucia McBath, Ron Davis, Michael David Dunn, Russell Healey

Votes: 1,740 | Gross: $0.02M

12. Likeness (2013)

9 min | Short, Drama

6.7
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For Mia, beauty is everything. A trophy, a promise, a ball and chain, a wish upon a star. A life sentence.

Director: Rodrigo Prieto | Stars: Elle Fanning, Ximena Prieto, Monroe Alvarez, Grant Berman

Votes: 717

13. How to Change the World (2015)

Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

7.6
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77 Metascore

In 1971, a group of friends sail into a nuclear test zone, and their protest captures the world's imagination. Using never before seen archive that brings their extraordinary world to life,... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Rothwell | Stars: Robert Hunter, Patrick Moore, Paul Watson, Rex Weyler

Votes: 1,177

14. Step (2017)

PG | 84 min | Documentary

6.9
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81 Metascore

STEP documents the senior year of a girls' high-school step dance team against the background of inner-city Baltimore.

Director: Amanda Lipitz | Stars: Gari McIntyre, Amanda Leonard, Blessin Giraldo, Chevonne Hall

Votes: 843 | Gross: $1.15M

15. 1971 (2014)

Unrated | 79 min | Documentary, History, Thriller

7.3
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73 Metascore

The story of a notorious 1971 activist burglary of an FBI office that led to the Bureau's numerous abuses against dissidents being exposed.

Director: Johanna Hamilton | Stars: Bonnie Raines, John Raines, Bob Williamson, Keith Forsyth

Votes: 848

16. Art and Craft (2014)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary

7.1
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68 Metascore

When one of the most prolific art forgers in US history is finally exposed, he must confront the legacy of his 30-year con.

Directors: Sam Cullman, Jennifer Grausman, Mark Becker | Stars: Mark A. Landis, Lester Sullivan, Irwin Lakov, Matthew Leininger

Votes: 1,581 | Gross: $0.22M

17. Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare (2012)

PG-13 | 95 min | Documentary, News

7.3
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67 Metascore

An investigative documentary that uncovers the U.S. healthcare system's true design.

Directors: Susan Froemke, Matthew Heineman | Stars: Clive Alonzo, Don Berwick, Elizabeth Blackburn, Krystal Bracy

Votes: 502 | Gross: $0.10M

18. E-Team (2014)

88 min | Documentary, War

7.1
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66 Metascore

When atrocities are committed in countries held hostage by ruthless dictators, Human Rights Watch sends in the E-Team (Emergencies Team), a collection of fiercely intelligent individuals ... See full summary »

Directors: Katy Chevigny, Ross Kauffman | Stars: Anna Neistat, Ole Solvang, Peter Bouckaert, Fred Abrahams

Votes: 815

19. The Departure (I) (2017)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary

7.1
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85 Metascore

A Buddhist monk asks what we owe one another & provides experiences to help us find answers. Documentary.

Director: Lana Wilson

Votes: 219 | Gross: $0.02M

20. Private Violence (2014)

TV-14 | 80 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

7.0
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69 Metascore

Oklahoma Cop Deanna was kidnapped by Robbie, her estranged husband, and beaten in the cab of his truck over a harrowing four-day journey. They were pulled over by police and she was taken ... See full summary »

Director: Cynthia Hill | Stars: Kit Gruelle, Deanna Walters, Stacy Cox, Kimlani Ford

Votes: 246

21. Charm City (2018)

TV-MA | 108 min | Documentary

7.3
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85 Metascore

Charm City delivers a candid portrait of citizens, police, community advocates, and government officials on the frontlines during three years of unparalleled, escalating violence in Baltimore.

Director: Marilyn Ness | Stars: Dante Barksdale, Tre'a Bertrille, Ericcka Bridgeford, Monique Brown

Votes: 159 | Gross: $0.03M

22. Who is Dayani Cristal? (2013)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary

7.0
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55 Metascore

An anonymous body in the Arizona desert sparks the beginning of a real-life human drama. The search for identity leads us back across a continent to seek out the people left behind and the meaning of a mysterious tattoo.

Director: Marc Silver | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Charles Harding, Lorena Ivón Ton Quevedo, Alejandro Solalinde

Votes: 499

23. Gideon's Army (2013)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary

7.7
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87 Metascore

Follows three young, committed Public Defenders who are dedicated to working for the people society would rather forget. Long hours, low pay and staggering caseloads are so common that even the most committed often give up.

Director: Dawn Porter

Votes: 771

24. The Yes Men Are Revolting (2014)

Unrated | 91 min | Documentary

6.8
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61 Metascore

Comedy troupe The Yes Men stage phony events and press releases in an effort to bring attention to environmental dangers and corporate greed.

Directors: Andy Bichlbaum, Mike Bonanno, Laura Nix | Stars: Mike Bonanno, Andy Bichlbaum, Benadette Chandia Kodili, Albert Mwesigwa

Votes: 713 | Gross: $0.05M

25. Solitary (II) (2016)

TV-14 | 81 min | Documentary

7.2
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See what it's like inside the maximum security prison. Kristi goes inside where no cameras are allowed. Red onion state prison is in southwest Virginia. mountains in all directions.

Director: Kristi Jacobson

Votes: 348

26. Vegas Baby (2016)

Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary

6.0
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Some think an in vitro fertilization contest sounds crazy, but countless Americans desperate to start a family believe this social media experiment is their only hope.

Director: Amanda Micheli | Star: Athena Reich

Votes: 106

27. After Tiller (2013)

PG-13 | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.4
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75 Metascore

This thought provoking, sometimes troubling documentary examines the personal and ethical imperatives that drive abortion providers to continue in the face of often dangerous legal and personal harassment.

Directors: Martha Shane, Lana Wilson | Stars: George Tiller, Warren Hern, Leroy Carhart, Susan Robinson

Votes: 1,020 | Gross: $0.07M

28. (T)ERROR (2015)

84 min | Documentary

6.6
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73 Metascore

(T)ERROR is the first documentary to place filmmakers on the ground during an active FBI counterterrorism sting operation. Through the perspective of "Shariff", a 63-year-old Black ... See full summary »

Directors: Lyric R. Cabral, David Felix Sutcliffe | Stars: Khalifah Ali Al-Akili, Mike Healey, Ali Kareem, Saeed 'Shariff' Torres

Votes: 785

29. Remote Area Medical (2013)

TV-14 | 81 min | Documentary

6.5
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71 Metascore

A documentary on the annual three-day "pop-up" medical clinic organized by the non-profit Remote Area Medical (RAM) in Bristol, Tennessee's NASCAR speedway.

Directors: Jeff Reichert, Farihah Zaman | Star: Stan Brock

Votes: 130

30. Sons of the Clouds (2012)

Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary

7.0
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A look at how colonization of the Western Sahara has left nearly 200,000 people living in refugee camps.

Director: Álvaro Longoria | Stars: Javier Bardem, Elena Anaya, Carlos Bardem, John Bolton

Votes: 264

31. Marmato (2014)

87 min | Documentary

7.3
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Colombia is the center of the new global gold rush and Marmato, a historic mining town, is the new frontier. Filmed over the course of nearly 6 years, MARMATO chronicles how the townspeople... See full summary »

Director: Mark Grieco

Votes: 145


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