With RYOT Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Flee (2021)

PG-13 | 89 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

7.9
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91 Metascore

FLEE tells the extraordinary true story of a man, Amin, on the verge of marriage which compels him to reveal his hidden past for the first time.

Director: Jonas Poher Rasmussen | Stars: Daniel Karimyar, Fardin Mijdzadeh, Milad Eskandari, Belal Faiz

Votes: 15,450

2. Mogul Mowgli (2020)

89 min | Drama

6.6
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71 Metascore

A British Pakistani rapper is on the cusp of his first world tour, but is struck down by an illness that threatens to derail his big break.

Director: Bassam Tariq | Stars: Riz Ahmed, Aiysha Hart, Anjana Vasan, Nabhaan Rizwan

Votes: 2,651

3. The Seer and the Unseen (2019)

80 min | Documentary

7.7
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75 Metascore

THE SEER AND THE UNSEEN is a magic realist documentary about invisible elves, financial collapse and the surprising power of belief, told through the story of an Icelandic woman - a real ... See full summary »

Director: Sara Dosa | Star: Ragnhildur Jonsdottir

Votes: 93

4. Lil Dicky: Earth (2019 Music Video)

TV-14 | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.1
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Lil Dicky leads an all-star cast with top-artists in his new music video, "Earth" which really supports nature.

Directors: Federico Heller, Nigel W. Tierney | Stars: Dave Burd, Backstreet Boys, Justin Bieber, Zac Brown

Votes: 771

5. You Resemble Me (2021)

91 min | Drama

7.4
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When two young sisters are torn apart, the eldest loses her identity and transforms into someone new in the name of belonging and resistance.

Director: Dina Amer | Stars: Lorenza Grimaudo, Ilonna Grimaudo, Dina Amer, Jonathan Barbezieux

Votes: 170

6. WrestleMania 36 (2020 TV Special)

TV-PG | 383 min | Action, Drama, Sport

6.0
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Legacies will be defined, and legends will be born in part one of The ONLY WrestleMania Too Big for Just One Night.

Director: Kevin Dunn | Stars: Mark Calaway, A.J. Styles, Brock Lesnar, Drew Galloway

Votes: 608

7. Searching Eva (2019)

85 min | Documentary

6.1
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A boundary-pushing exploration into harnessing sexual autonomy and empowerment in a 21st-century world.

Director: Pia Hellenthal | Stars: Eva Collé, Pietro Zambello

Votes: 325

8. The Brink (2019)

Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary

6.2
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71 Metascore

A fly-on-the-wall chronicle of embattled former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon's global mission to spread extreme nationalism.

Director: Alison Klayman | Stars: Steve Bannon, Sean Bannon, Raheem Kassam, Andy Surabian

Votes: 799 | Gross: $0.11M

9. Gloomy Eyes (2019 Video)

28 min | Animation, Short

8.1
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When the sun got tired of the humans it decided to hide and never rise again. The darkness awoke the dead from their graves. A zombie kid called Gloomy and a mortal girl called Nena fall in love and immerse in a deep connection.

Directors: Fernando Maldonado, Jorge Tereso | Stars: Colin Farrell, Jam Hsiao, Tahar Rahim

Votes: 63

10. 5B (2018)

PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary

7.5
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69 Metascore

Documentary about the staff and patients of San Francisco General Hospital's AIDS ward during the early years of the epidemic.

Directors: Paul Haggis, Dan Krauss | Stars: Alison Moed Paolercio, Cliff Morrison, David Denmark, Mary Magee

Votes: 269

11. The Disappearance of My Mother (2019)

94 min | Documentary

7.0
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71 Metascore

A once-iconic fashion model strives to escape the world of images and disappear for good, but her son's determination to make a final film about her sparks an unexpected collaboration and confrontation with the camera's gaze.

Director: Beniamino Barrese | Stars: Benedetta Barzini, Beniamino Barrese, Lauren Hutton, Stephanie DeBaillew

Votes: 372

12. Meet the Hitlers (2014)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

6.1
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Meet the Hitlers is a feature documentary that examines the relationship between names and identity, by exploring the lives of people who are linked by the name 'Hitler.' The film raises ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Ogens | Stars: Deborah Campbell, Heath Campbell, David Gardner, Hitler Gutierrez

Votes: 426

13. On Her Shoulders (2018)

95 min | Documentary, Biography

7.2
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84 Metascore

Nadia Murad, a 23-year-old Yazidi, survived genocide and sexual slavery committed by ISIS. Repeating her story to the world, this ordinary girl finds herself thrust onto the international stage as the voice of her people.

Director: Alexandria Bombach | Stars: Nadia Murad, Murad Ismael, Simone Monasebian, Michelle Rempel

Votes: 496 | Gross: $0.03M

14. Fire on the Hill (2018)

84 min | Documentary, Western

7.3
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On the edge of Compton, California- a place notorious for gang violence-a hidden band of inner-city cowboys has persevered since the 1800's. FIRE ON THE HILL is the story of the Black ... See full summary »

Director: Brett Fallentine | Stars: William Bias, Chris Byrd, Ghuan Featherstone, Derrick Finnels

Votes: 68

15. Hunger Ward (2020)

TV-14 | 40 min | Documentary, Short, War

7.1
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Filmed from inside two of the most active therapeutic feeding centers in Yemen, HUNGER WARD documents two female health care workers fighting to thwart the spread of starvation against the ... See full summary »

Director: Skye Fitzgerald | Stars: Aida Alsadeeq, Omeima Essa Salem Abdullah, Mekkia Mahdi, Abeer Otham Thaneb

Votes: 746

16. Dinner Party (II) (2018)

13 min | Short, Drama

6.7
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Dinner Party is a 3D virtual reality experience based on the true story of Betty and Barney Hill, an interracial couple who in 1961 reported the first nationally known UFO abduction. It's ... See full summary »

Director: Angel Manuel Soto | Stars: Malcolm Barrett, Will Branske, Trip Langley, Sarah Jane MacKay

Votes: 22

17. Satan & Adam (2018)

80 min | Documentary, Music

7.7
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75 Metascore

SATAN & ADAM chronicles the unlikely pairing of legendary one-man-band Sterling "Mr. Satan" Magee and harmonica master Adam Gussow. Shot over 20 years, the film showcases one of the ... See full summary »

Director: V. Scott Balcerek | Stars: The Edge, Harry Shearer, Al Sharpton, Sterling Magee

Votes: 460

18. I Promise (2020– )

Documentary

5.3
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An in-depth look at the first academic year inside LeBron James' I Promise School in Akron, Ohio that opened its doors in 2018.

Star: LeBron James

Votes: 80

19. Lowland Kids (2019)

22 min | Documentary, Short

7.5
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As climate change erases the Louisiana coast, the last two teenagers on Isle de Jean Charles fight to stay on an island that's been their family home for generations.

Director: Sandra Winther

Votes: 38

20. The Rider and the Storm (2013)

16 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

6.7
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Timmy Brennan is a New York iron worker who escapes the grind of the city through his true passion, surfing. But when Superstorm Sandy destroys his home in Breezy Point, Timmy loses ... See full summary »

Directors: David Darg, Bryn Mooser

Votes: 24

21. Door No. 1 (2018– )

Comedy

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Stars: Missi Pyle, Snoop Dogg, Murielle Telio, Mircea Monroe

22. Lifeboat (II) (2018)

34 min | Documentary, Short

6.8
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Volunteers from a German non-profit risk the waves of the Mediterranean to pluck refugees from sinking rafts pushing off from Libya in the middle of the night. LIFEBOAT puts a human face on... See full summary »

Director: Skye Fitzgerald | Stars: Aisha, Miriam

Votes: 863

23. Virtually Mike and Nora (2016– )

Comedy

6.4
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Nora Kirkpatrick ("The Office", "Edward Sharpe") and Mike O'Brien ("SNL", "Portlandia") have teamed up with HULU to create the first sketch comedy series in virtual reality.

Stars: Nora Kirkpatrick, Michael Patrick O'Brien, Bill Boehler, Punam Patel

Votes: 6

24. The Crossing (V) (2015)

Short

4.0
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RYOT and The Huffington Post present "The Crossing," a virtual reality film and immersive reporting series hosted by Susan Sarandon chronicling the refugee crisis as it unfolds in Greece. ... See full summary »

Director: Tyson Sadler | Star: Susan Sarandon

Votes: 9

25. Swimming With Wild Dolphins in 360° Virtual Reality: The Dolphin Project (2016 Video)

Short

8.5
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The Dolphin Project 360 is the first virtual reality film that takes you swimming with wild dolphins to help urge humanity to put an end to their captivity.

Directors: Lincoln O'Barry, Martha Rogers | Star: Ian Somerhalder

Votes: 19

26. Sweet Micky for President (2015)

TV-14 | 89 min | Documentary, Music, News

7.2
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64 Metascore

Music and politics collide when international music star, Pras Michel of the Fugees, returns to his homeland of Haiti following the devastating earthquake of 2010 to mobilize a presidential... See full summary »

Director: Ben Patterson | Stars: Ben Stiller, Sean Penn, Wyclef Jean, Pras Michel

Votes: 111

27. El Púgil (2016)

16 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

6.2
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El Púgil (The Boxer) narrates the rags to riches story of the super feather underdog Angel "Tito" Acosta"El Púgil", a young Puerto Rican boxer from the slums of Barrio Obrero, Puerto Rico, and his ordeal to becoming World Champion.

Director: Angel Manuel Soto | Stars: Angel Acosta, Javier Arce

Votes: 5

28. Watani: My Homeland (2016)

76 min | Documentary

7.3
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Watani - My Homeland is the story of one family's fight and struggle to survive the Syrian Civil War. Having lost her husband, the mother makes the heart achingly painful decision to leave ... See full summary »

Director: Marcel Mettelsiefen

Votes: 268

29. Futurists (2019–2022)

Documentary

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FUTURISTS is an 8-part docu-series profiling trailblazers who are revolutionizing their industries and changing the future for good. Traveling all over the world to interview people who are... See full summary »

Stars: Taylor Lane, Jess Brillhart, Jane Chen, Keith Kirkland

30. Salam Neighbor (2015)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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Two filmmakers fully embed themselves in a Syrian refugee camp, providing an intimate look at the world's most dire humanitarian crisis.

Directors: Zach Ingrasci, Chris Temple | Stars: Yara Ibrahim, Zach Ingrasci, Chris Temple

Votes: 583

31. The Thousand Year Journey (2015)

4 min | Documentary, Short

8.2
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Director: Kenny Laubbacher | Star: Jedidiah Jenkins

Votes: 7

32. Body Team 12 (2015)

TV-PG | 13 min | Documentary, Short, News

7.2
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Body Team 12 is tasked with collecting the dead at the height of the Ebola outbreak. These body collectors have arguably the most dangerous and gruesome job in the world. Yet despite the ... See full summary »

Director: David Darg

Votes: 373

33. Battlescar - Punk was invented by Girls (2019)

28 min | Short

7.0
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Lupe is a Puertorican-American living in late 1970's New York City. Her handwritten journal guides us through her experiences in 1978 as she meets Debbie, another runaway kid, in the cell of a juvenile detention center.

Directors: Martin Allais, Nico Casavecchia | Star: Rosario Dawson

Votes: 9

34. Sun City Picture House (2010)

27 min | Documentary, Short, History

8.4
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Sun City Picture House is the story of Rapheal Louigene a young Haitian man who loves movies. After watching the last of the old colonial movie theaters destroyed in the earthquake he ... See full summary »

Director: David Darg

Votes: 48

35. Inside Trump's America (2016 Video)

5 min | Short

4.3
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We wanted to know what it looks, feels and sounds like at at Trump event. So, we flew to Chicago from LA and then drove to Janesville, Wisconsin to attend Donald Trump's speech. We also ... See full summary »

Director: Angel Manuel Soto

Votes: 13

36. Bashir's Dream (2016)

16 min | Documentary, Short

4.8
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Bashir's Dream centers around Qusai Bashir Masaama, a 14-year-old Syrian refugee in Jordan who was shot in the back by a sniper while on a candy run. As a result, Qusai is confined to a ... See full summary »

Director: Angel Manuel Soto

Votes: 6

37. Fear Us Women (2017)

27 min | Documentary, Short

8.8
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Fear Us Women follows Hanna Bohman, a Canadian civilian who has spent the last three years in Syria as a volunteer soldier battling ISIS. As a member of the YPJ, an all-female Kurdish army,... See full summary »

Director: David Darg | Star: Hanna Bohman

Votes: 67

38. Lazarus (II) (2019)

26 min | Documentary, Short, Music

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Following Lazarus Chigwandali, a street musician with Albinism from Malawi as he teams up with a London-based music producer to record his debut album.

Director: David Darg | Star: Lazarus Chigwandali

39. Flower Punk (2019)

29 min | Documentary, Short

8.2
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A short documentary about the visionary Japanese artist Azuma Makoto, who has sent his floral sculptures into space and sunk them to the bottom of the ocean.

Director: Alison Klayman | Star: Makoto Azuma

Votes: 21

40. Baseball in the Time of Cholera (2012)

28 min | Documentary, Short, News

8.5
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As a Cholera epidemic rages in Haiti, the United Nations denies it is responsible for introducing the disease despite glaring evidence suggesting Nepalese peacekeepers are to blame. ... See full summary »

Directors: David Darg, Bryn Mooser

Votes: 37

41. How to Rob Banks for Dummies

Documentary | Post-production

After several bank robberies carried out in the name of art (and money), video artist and former MIT professor Joseph Gibbons leaves prison, re-enters the art world, and tries to go straight for the very first time.

Director: Maxim Pozdorovkin

42. Tiny Desk 360 (2016)

Short

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Star: Bob Boilen

43. A Life in Flowers (2019)

20 min | Short

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An interactive virtual reality experience and fine art installation powered by the participant's own voice.

Director: Armando Kirwin | Star: Makoto Azuma

44. Take Every Wave: Laird in VR (2017)

Short, Sport

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For the first time ever, Take Every Wave: Laird in VR brings the viewer on a hydrofoil board with Laird Hamilton. Join him in Chicama, Peru as he chases perfection on the longest wave in the world.

Director: Elijah Allan-Blitz

45. Sailing a Sinking Sea (2015)

65 min | Documentary, Adventure, Music

7.3
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An experimental documentary exploring the culture of the Moken people of Burma and Thailand. The Moken are a seafaring community and one of the smallest ethnic minority groups in Asia, ... See full summary »

Director: Olivia Wyatt

Votes: 44

46. Repensando a Cuba (2016)

5 min | Short

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US President Barack Obama made an unprecedented trip to Cuba on March 19th. Spending three days on the communist Island meeting with Cuban leader Raul Castro, going to a baseball game and ... See full summary »

Directors: Gabriel Lifton-Zoline, Angel Manuel Soto

47. Kamali (2018)

24 min | Documentary, Short

7.9
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A single mother fights for her daughter's empowerment in India through skateboarding.

Director: Sasha Rainbow | Stars: Kamali Moorthy, Suganathi Moorthy

Votes: 39

48. A Jester's Tale (2019)

12 min | Short, Mystery

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An augmented reality experience that offers the viscerality of a psychologically taxing children's fable merging with the physicality of our world as you come home cold and tired, just in ... See full summary »

Director: Asad J Malik | Stars: Poppy, Aiden Torres, Phoebe van Dusen, Jovanna Vidal

49. Terminal 3 (2018)

Documentary, Animation, Short

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Terminal 3 is an interactive, augmented-reality documentary that explores contemporary Muslim identities in the U.S. through the lens of an airport interrogation.

Director: Asad J Malik | Stars: Ahmad Cory Jubran, Asad J Malik, Helya Salarvand, Fereydoun Vakhshoury


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