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1. I Want to Live (2015)

106 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

9.8
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I Want to Live is a documentary on the lives of Kurdish Refugees from Syria, living in refugee camps in Kurdistan. Shot on location, it is set against the Syrian civil war and the ISIS (... See full summary »

Director: Karzan Kardozi

Votes: 1,099

2. Pink Floyd: P. U. L. S. E. Live at Earls Court (1994 TV Special)

145 min | Documentary, Music

9.3
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Pink Floyd's final live show in 1995.

Director: David Mallet | Stars: David Gilmour, Nick Mason, Richard Wright, Guy Pratt

Votes: 4,110

3. On vam ne Dimon (2017)

50 min | Documentary

9.2
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Don't call him Dimon is a 2017 Russian documentary film about the corrupt affairs of Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev. According to the film, Dmitry Medvedev has stolen property estimated to be worth about $1.2 billion.

Stars: Georgy Alburov, Dmitry Medvedev, Alexei Navalny, Alisher Burkhanovich Usmanov

Votes: 2,644

4. Caur Adatu (2014)

74 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

9.2
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Biographical story about a 23 year old guy who is a heroin addict, and how it's ruining his life.

Director: Arturs Lapinskis | Star: Edijs Vitolins

Votes: 1,109

5. CM101MMXI Fundamentals (2013)

139 min | Documentary, Comedy

9.2
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The funny little details of everyday life; the simple things that makes us laugh. An unforgettable performance from Cem Yilmaz. Yilmaz captures the audience with his hilarious stories about... See full summary »

Director: Murat Dündar | Star: Cem Yilmaz

Votes: 40,239

6. C.M.Y.L.M.Z. (2008 Video)

174 min | Documentary, Comedy

9.2
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The funny little details of everyday life; the simple things that makes us laugh. An unforgettable performance from Cem Yilmaz.

Director: Cem Yilmaz | Star: Cem Yilmaz

Votes: 6,374

7. Led Zeppelin DVD (2003 Video)

Not Rated | 320 min | Documentary, Music

9.2
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A double-DVD set which features over five hours of previously unreleased concert and archival performance footage from Led Zeppelin, spanning the years 1969 to 1979.

Directors: Dick Carruthers, Jimmy Page | Stars: Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, John Bonham

Votes: 2,433

8. Nine Inch Nails Live: And All That Could Have Been (2002 Video)

86 min | Documentary, Music

9.2
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A film following Nine Inch Nails' 2000 Fragility Tour, with 18 songs, background commentary and multiple camera angles. Nine Inch Nails Live are: Trent Reznor, Charlie Clouser, Robin Finck,... See full summary »

Director: Rob Sheridan | Stars: Trent Reznor, Charlie Clouser, Robin Finck, Danny Lohner

Votes: 1,172

9. Hans Zimmer: Live in Prague (2017)

Not Rated | 150 min | Documentary, Music

9.1
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The renowned film score composer leads a concert featuring his cinematic compositions.

Director: Tim Van Someren | Stars: Hans Zimmer, Yolanda Charles, Michael Einziger, Nick Glennie-Smith

Votes: 1,420

10. The Poodles: In the Flesh (2010)

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Director: Steve Ravic | Stars: Henrik Bergqvist, Pontus Egbert, Christian Lundqvist, Jakob Samuel

Votes: 1,071

11. Saving Mes Aynak (2014)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

9.1
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Saving Mes Aynak follows Afghan archaeologist Qadir Temori as he races against time to save a 5,000-year-old archaeological site in Afghanistan from imminent demolition. A Chinese ... See full summary »

Director: Brent E. Huffman | Star: Qadir Temori

Votes: 1,038

12. Madonna: The Confessions Tour Live from London (2006 TV Special)

Not Rated | 121 min | Documentary, Music, Musical

9.1
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The Confessions Tour is the second live album by American singer and songwriter Madonna. It was released on January 26, 2007 by Warner Bros. Records. Directed by Jonas Åkerlund, the album ... See full summary »

Directors: Jonas Åkerlund, Steven Klein | Stars: Madonna, Stuart Price, Steve Sidelnyk, Monte Pittman

Votes: 1,544

13. Iron Maiden: Live After Death (1985 Video)

90 min | Documentary, Music

9.1
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Part of their World Slavery Tour, this, their Long Beach Arena shows, have finally come to the format of DVD. Bringing you the early tracks of their career and with the themes and backdrops... See full summary »

Director: James Yukich | Stars: Iron Maiden, Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris, Nicko McBrain

Votes: 1,253

14. Iron Maiden: Rock in Rio (2002 Video)

120 min | Documentary, Music

9.1
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Live concert on the back of 'Brave New World' album, showing why they're one of the greats, performing many hits from their long career, a band at its peak.

Director: Dean Karr | Stars: Iron Maiden, Bruce Dickinson, Dave Murray, Janick Gers

Votes: 1,904

15. Rammstein: Live aus Berlin (1999 Video)

97 min | Documentary, Music

9.1
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German heavy metal band Rammstein have been remarkably successful all over the world. Extremely loud, hard, and industrial, the band has been together since the mid-1990's. "Live aus Berlin... See full summary »

Director: Hamish Hamilton | Stars: Till Lindemann, Christoph Schneider, Paul Landers, Flake Lorenz

Votes: 1,579

16. Queen Live at Wembley '86 (1986 TV Special)

300 min | Documentary, Music

9.1
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One of the world's biggest bands return to the scene of their Live Aid (1985) triumph a year earlier to play all their greatest hits in front of a packed Wembley Stadium.

Director: Gavin Taylor | Stars: Freddie Mercury, John Deacon, Brian May, Roger Taylor

Votes: 2,089

17. O.J.: Made in America (2016)

TV-MA | 467 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

9.0
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A chronicle of the rise and fall of O.J. Simpson, whose high-profile murder trial exposed the extent of American racial tensions, revealing a fractured and divided nation.

Director: Ezra Edelman | Stars: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Mike Albanese, Muhammad Ali, Marcus Allen

Votes: 14,150

18. A Billion Lives (2016)

95 min | Documentary, History, News

9.0
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35 Metascore

A true story of the vaping revolution and tragic corruption leading to a billion deaths around the world.

Director: Aaron Biebert | Stars: David Goerlitz, Clive Bates, Attila Danko, Delon Human

Votes: 2,692

19. A Very Special Supernatural Special (2014 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 42 min | Documentary

9.0
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A behind-the-scenes look at the first nine seasons; interviews with the cast and crew; a look at season ten.

Stars: Jensen Ackles, Rob Benedict, Jeremy Carver, Assaf Cohen

Votes: 1,292

20. Michael Jackson Live in Bucharest: The Dangerous Tour (1992 TV Special)

Not Rated | 122 min | Documentary, Music

9.0
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Michael's "Dangerous Tour" was the biggest tour any performer had done in history, the staging took nearly 3 days to set up. The tour included 69 concerts reaching over 3.5 million fans. This concert aired on HBO in 1992.

Director: Andrew Morahan | Stars: Michael Jackson, Siedah Garrett, Darryl Phinnessee

Votes: 1,537

21. Elvis (1968 TV Special)

50 min | Documentary, Music, Musical

9.0
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Elvis Presley has now been out for making movies for many years, now he makes a comeback in 1968.

Director: Steve Binder | Stars: Elvis Presley, Buddy Arett, Barbara Burgess, D.J. Fontana

Votes: 1,241

22. They Shall Not Grow Old (2018)

R | 99 min | Documentary, History, War

8.9
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88 Metascore

A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of the end of the war.

Director: Peter Jackson

Votes: 2,103

23. Game of Thrones: Season 2 - Character Profiles (2013 Video)

TV-14 | 16 min | Documentary, Short

8.9
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Get to know the major power players in Season 2 of 'Game of Thrones' with these seven profiles, including Renly and Stannis Baratheon, Robb Stark, Theon Greyjoy and more.

Stars: Alfie Allen, Gethin Anthony, John Bradley, Emilia Clarke

Votes: 1,113

24. Metallica: Live Shit - Binge & Purge, San Diego (1993 Video)

R | 340 min | Documentary, Music

8.9
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Metallica performs live during their Black Album tour. This concert was recorded in San Diego 1993, near the end of the tour.

Director: Wayne Isham | Stars: James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, Jason Newsted

Votes: 1,290

25. Word from a Gamer (2018)

92 min | Documentary

8.8
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A look deep inside of tabletop gaming culture. With concise interviews with gaming legends, and exploration of gaming conventions we will attempt to understand why people still play tabletop games.

Directors: Steve Wollett, Ryan Callaway | Stars: Carmine Giordano, E. Gary Gygax, John Wick, Jonathan Beetles

Votes: 1,225

26. An Insignificant Man (2016)

96 min | Documentary, Thriller

8.8
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A non-fiction drama chronicling the most outrageous political debut in the largest democracy in the world, "An Insignificant Man" follows Arvind Kejriwal and his insurgent party as they look to shake up Indian politics while struggling to keep their own idealism alive.

Directors: Khushboo Ranka, Vinay Shukla | Stars: Saurabh Bhardwaj, Prashant Bhushan, Shiela Dikshit, Harshavardan

Votes: 1,483

27. Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day (2012)

Not Rated | 124 min | Documentary, Music

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A concert documentary of Led Zeppelin's December 10, 2007 tribute performance for Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun.

Director: Dick Carruthers | Stars: Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones, Jason Bonham

Votes: 1,898

28. The Making of Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (2008 Video)

20 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Ethan Shaftel | Stars: Zack Whedon, Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, Felicia Day

Votes: 2,507

29. Green Day: Bullet in a Bible (2005 Video)

Not Rated | 115 min | Documentary, Music

8.8
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Green Day profile their "American Idiot" concert at Milton Keynes in London, England in 2005.

Director: Samuel Bayer | Stars: Billie Joe Armstrong, Green Day, Mike Dirnt, Tre Cool

Votes: 1,559

30. Alone in the Wilderness (2004 TV Movie)

57 min | Documentary

8.8
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Documentary tells the story of Dick Proenneke who, in the late 1960s, built his own cabin in the wilderness at the base of the Aleutian Peninsula, in what is now Lake Clark National Park. ... See full summary »

Stars: Dick Proenneke, Bob Swerer Jr., Wendy Ishii, Pamela Guest

Votes: 3,136

31. Metallica: S&M (2000 TV Special)

Unrated | 145 min | Documentary, Music

8.8
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A live Metallica concert backed by a 80 piece symphony orchestra, conducted by Michael Kamen. Two songs are debuted, "- Human" and "No Leaf Clover". A documentary is included. It also was released on audio CD.

Director: Wayne Isham | Stars: Metallica, James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett

Votes: 3,324

32. Dave Chappelle: Killin' Them Softly (2000 TV Special)

TV-MA | 57 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.8
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Dave Chappelle returns to D.C. and riffs on politics, police, race relations, drugs, Sesame Street and more.

Director: Stan Lathan | Stars: Dave Chappelle, Albert Precourt

Votes: 6,427

33. George Carlin: Jammin' in New York (1992 TV Special)

59 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.8
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When George Carlin is asked which HBO concert is his favorite, his answer is always, "Jammin' In New York." The reasons are several: It was his first HBO show done live; it was the first he... See full summary »

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 2,759

34. Bill Hicks: Relentless (1992 Video)

Not Rated | 61 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.8
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Bill Hicks tells us how he feels about non-smokers, blow-jobs, religion, war and peace, drugs and music.

Director: Chris Bould | Star: Bill Hicks

Votes: 2,018

35. The Freddie Mercury Tribute: Concert for AIDS Awareness (1992 TV Special)

Unrated | 175 min | Documentary, Music

8.8
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The benefit concert in memory of Freddie Mercury, the lead singer of Queen, who died of AIDS in November 1991.

Director: David Mallet | Stars: Freddie Mercury, Queen, David Bowie, Gary Cherone

Votes: 1,328

36. Free Solo (2018)

PG-13 | 100 min | Documentary

8.7
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83 Metascore

Follow Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite's 3,000ft high El Capitan Wall. With no ropes or safety gear, he completed arguably the greatest feat in rock climbing history.

Directors: Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi | Stars: Tommy Caldwell, Jimmy Chin, Alex Honnold, Sanni McCandless

Votes: 1,570 | Gross: $8.23M

37. Sachin (2017)

138 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

8.7
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A tale of a small boy with dreams and his journey to becoming the God of Cricket and the most celebrated sportsperson in his country.

Director: James Erskine | Stars: Sachin Tendulkar, Mayur More, Mayuresh Pem, Akshay Bhagat

Votes: 6,880

38. Human (I) (2015)

190 min | Documentary

8.7
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A collection of stories about and images of our world, offering an immersion to the core of what it means to be human.

Director: Yann Arthus-Bertrand | Stars: Luis Cancu, Atman, Berthony, Bruno

Votes: 5,766

39. Be Here Now (2015)

100 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

8.7
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As though life is imitating art, actor and sex-symbol, Andy Whitfield, had just become a star as the lead in the hit television series,'Spartacus,' when he is faced with his biggest ... See full summary »

Director: Lilibet Foster | Stars: Jai Courtney, Andy Whitfield, Indigo Whitfield, Jesse Whitfield

Votes: 2,471 | Gross: $0.02M

40. Inner Worlds, Outer Worlds (2012)

Not Rated | 122 min | Documentary, History

8.7
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There is one vibratory field that connects all things. It has been called Akasha, Logos, the primordial OM, the music of the spheres, the Higgs field, dark energy, and a thousand other names throughout history.

Director: Daniel Schmidt | Star: Patrick Sweeney

Votes: 1,357

41. Bir Tat Bir Doku: Millennium (2001 Video)

54 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.7
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The funny little details of everyday life; the simple things that makes us laugh. An unforgettable performance from Cem Yilmaz.

Director: Cem Yilmaz | Star: Cem Yilmaz

Votes: 1,877

42. Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010 Video)

Not Rated | 240 min | Documentary, Horror

8.7
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Explore the origins of "dream demon" Freddy Krueger in this award-winning documentary that takes you behind the scenes of the most frightening and imaginative horror franchise in motion picture history!

Directors: Daniel Farrands, Andrew Kasch | Stars: Heather Langenkamp, Stacey Alden, Erika Anderson, Marshall Bell

Votes: 3,619

43. Louis C.K.: Shameless (2007 TV Special)

TV-MA | 56 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.7
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Comedy and television star Louis C.K. returns to HBO for an hour of no-holds-barred, adults-only stand-up comedy! Taped before a live audience at the Henry Fonda Theater in Los Angeles, the... See full summary »

Director: Steven J. Santos | Star: Louis C.K.

Votes: 7,054

44. Before Flying Back to Earth (2005)

52 min | Documentary

8.7
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A short documentary about a hospital ward for children with leukemia in Lithuania.

Director: Arunas Matelis

Votes: 1,122

45. Earthlings (2005)

95 min | Documentary, Horror

8.7
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Using hidden cameras and never-before-seen footage, Earthlings chronicles the day-to-day practices of the largest industries in the world, all of which rely entirely on animals for profit.

Director: Shaun Monson | Star: Joaquin Phoenix

Votes: 15,576

46. U2's Beautiful Day (2002 Video)

132 min | Documentary, Music

8.7
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The world's greatest rock band return to Ireland to play a sold out Slane Castle, in a concert that will live long in the memory of everyone there.

Directors: Hamish Hamilton, Maurice Linnane | Stars: Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.

Votes: 1,115

47. George Carlin: Back in Town (1996 TV Special)

60 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.7
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George Carlin brings his comedy stylings to the Beacon theater in New York City. He rants about Abortion, The death penalty, prison farms, fart jokes, free floating hostility and words.

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 2,579

48. Eddie Izzard: Dress to Kill (1999 Video)

Unrated | 115 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.7
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Executive transvestite Eddie Izzard takes his show to San Francisco to give a brief history of pagan and Christian religions, the building of Stonehenge, the birth of the Church of England ... See full summary »

Director: Lawrence Jordan | Star: Eddie Izzard

Votes: 6,756

49. Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits - HIStory (1995 Video)

89 min | Documentary, Music

8.7
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Collection of Michael Jackson's music videos from the period 1979-92, including "Thriller", "Beat It", "Billie Jean", and many more hits!

Directors: Steve Barron, Bob Giraldi, Bruce Gowers, John Landis, Joe Pytka, Herb Ritts, Nick Saxton, Martin Scorsese, John Singleton | Stars: Michael Jackson, Alberto Alejandrino, Horace Bailey, Tyra Banks

Votes: 1,956

50. Bill Hicks: Revelations (1993 TV Special)

Not Rated | 57 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.7
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Bill Hicks in the height of his genius. Recorded at the Dominion Theatre in London, Bill Hicks opens our eyes and minds to the hypocrisy and ludicrousness of the world around us.

Director: Chris Bould | Star: Bill Hicks

Votes: 2,579


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