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1. Under the Sun (2015)
Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary
A propaganda documentary about North Korea that reveals a few hidden facts because the director continues filming between the scripted scenes.
Votes: 3,945 | Gross: $0.07M
3. A Small Section of the World (2014)
Not Rated | 62 min | Documentary, Biography
A Small Section of the World is an inspirational story about a group of women from a remote farming region of Costa Rica whose ideas sparked a revolution in the coffee growing world. After ... See full summary »
Director: Lesley Chilcott
4. Half the Sky (2012)
Not Rated | 224 min | Documentary
HALF THE SKY is a passionate call-to-arms, urging us not only to bear witness to the plight of the world's women, but to help to transform their oppression into opportunity. Our future is in the hands of women everywhere.
Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, History, Music
'All Things Must Pass' is a documentary that explores the rise and fall of Tower Records, and its legacy forged by its rebellious founder, Russ Solomon.
Votes: 2,772 | Gross: $0.17M
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography
A documentary that explores the world of U.S. television showrunners and the creative forces aligned around them.
Votes: 1,124 | Gross: $0.00M
10. Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009)
PG | 86 min | Documentary
The story of the Disney Renaissance, an incredibly prolific, successful and prestigious decade lasting from 1984 to 1994 that saw the fallen Walt Disney Animation Studios' unexpected progressive triumphant return to excellence.
Votes: 2,124 | Gross: $0.08M
11. Tell Them Anything You Want: A Portrait of Maurice Sendak (2009 TV Short)
TV-14 | 39 min | Documentary, Short
A loving look at one of the most cherished and controversial figures in children's literature, Maurice Sendak. In this deeply moving tribute, spend time with the man who spoke to children ... See full summary »
12. The Possibilities Are Endless (2014)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Imagine your mind has been wiped: memories, knowledge, experiences, language - every word you ever spoke, has vanished. If eventually you found the words, what would you say? For Edwyn Collins, 'The Possibilities Are Endless'.
14. What Happened, Miss Simone? (2015)
Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A documentary about the life and legend Nina Simone, an American singer, pianist, and civil rights activist labeled the "High Priestess of Soul."
15. Into the Abyss (2011)
PG-13 | 107 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama
Conversations with death row inmate Michael Perry and those affected by his crime serve as an examination of why people - and the state - kill.
Votes: 14,984 | Gross: $0.22M
16. Restrepo (2010)
R | 93 min | Documentary, War
A year with one platoon in the deadliest valley in Afghanistan.
Directors: Tim Hetherington, Sebastian Junger | Stars: The Men of Battle Company 2nd of the 503rd Infantry Regiment 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Juan 'Doc Restrepo, Dan Kearney, LaMonta Caldwell
Votes: 20,900 | Gross: $1.33M
17. Korengal (2014)
R | 84 min | Documentary, History, News
Korengal picks up where Restrepo left off; the same men, the same valley, the same commanders, but a very different look at the experience of war.
Votes: 3,311 | Gross: $0.06M
19. Chef's Table: France (2016– )
TV-14 | 46 min | Documentary
Chef's Table, French edition, goes inside the lives and kitchens of some of the world's most renowned French chefs. Each episode focuses on a single chef and their unique look at their ... See full summary »
20. Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (2010)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
A documentary depicting the life and work of the trappers of Bakhtia, a village in the heart of the Siberian Taiga, where daily life has changed little in over a century.
Votes: 7,191 | Gross: $0.34M
22. Miss Representation (2011)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary
Explores the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America, and challenges the media's limited portrayal of what it means to be a powerful woman.
24. The Mask You Live In (2015)
Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary, News
Explores how our culture's narrow definition of masculinity is harming our boys, men and society at large and unveils what we can do about it.
25. The Square (2013)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, News
A group of Egyptian revolutionaries battle leaders and regimes, risking their lives to build a new society of conscience.
Votes: 8,080 | Gross: $0.12M
26. Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom (2015)
Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary
A documentary on the unrest in Ukraine during 2013 and 2014, as student demonstrations supporting European integration grew into a violent revolution calling for the resignation of President Viktor F. Yanukovich.
28. Dior and I (2014)
R | 90 min | Documentary
Dior and I brings the viewer inside the storied world of the Christian Dior fashion house with a privileged, behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Raf Simons' first haute couture ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,230 | Gross: $1.03M
29. The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (2011)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, History
Footage shot by a group of Swedish journalists documenting the Black Power Movement in the United States is edited together by a contemporary Swedish filmmaker.
Votes: 1,675 | Gross: $0.26M
30. Keith Richards: Under the Influence (2015)
TV-PG | 81 min | Documentary, Music
A portrait of Keith Richards that takes us on a journey to discover the genesis of his sound as a songwriter, guitarist and performer.
31. Cesar's Last Fast (2014)
100 min | Documentary
In 1988, Cesar Chavez embarked on what would be his last act of protest in his remarkable life. Driven in part to pay penance for feeling he had not done enough, Chavez began his "Fast for ... See full summary »
32. Everybody Street (2013)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, History
EVERYBODY STREET, directed by Cheryl Dunn, illuminates the lives and work of New York's iconic street photographers - including Bruce Davidson, Mary Ellen Mark, Elliott Erwitt, Ricky Powell... See full summary »
119 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Focuses on the Weimar Republic (1918-1933) and its 'collective spirit' in cinema. The purpose of film as a cultural tool is examined. Based on celebrated sociologist Siegfried Kracauer's seminal book 'From Caligari to Hitler' (1947).
34. Miss Sharon Jones! (2015)
Unrated | 93 min | Documentary, Music
Miss Sharon Jones: Dreams never expire but sometimes they are deferred. Miss Sharon Jones follows the talented and gregarious soul singer of the Grammy nominated R&B band "Sharon Jones and ... See full summary »
Votes: 494 | Gross: $0.12M
35. The Wolfpack (2015)
R | 90 min | Documentary, Biography
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.
Votes: 11,156 | Gross: $1.30M
38. The Secret Life of Plants (1978)
G | 97 min | Documentary, Family
Time-lapse photography documents the pain and joy plants experience and how they communicate it. Soundtrack by Stevie Wonder.
39. Cropsey (2009)
Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Crime, Horror
Realizing the urban legend of their youth has actually come true; two filmmakers delve into the mystery surrounding five missing children and the real-life boogeyman linked to their disappearances.
Votes: 7,197 | Gross: $0.05M
40. The Farm: Angola, USA (1998)
88 min | Documentary
Documentary depicting day to day life in Angola Prison mostly from an inmate's perspective. Interviews are with several inmates including one with a life sentence who is about to die.
41. Sidemen: Long Road to Glory (2016)
PG | 77 min | Documentary, Biography, History
SIDEMEN - Long Road To Glory is an intimate look at the incredible lives and legacies of piano player Pinetop Perkins, drummer Willie 'Big Eyes' Smith and guitarist Hubert Sumlin, all Muddy... See full summary »
Votes: 82 | Gross: $0.03M
42. Kedi (2016)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary
A profile of an ancient city and its unique people, seen through the eyes of the most mysterious and beloved animal humans have ever known, the Cat.
Votes: 11,178 | Gross: $2.83M
43. Rat Film (2016)
82 min | Documentary
Across walls, fences, and alleys, rats not only expose our boundaries of separation but make homes in them. "Rat Film" is a feature-length documentary that uses the rat--as well as the ... See full summary »
Votes: 407 | Gross: $0.04M
44. Roger & Me (1989)
R | 91 min | Documentary
Votes: 24,877 | Gross: $6.71M
45. Germans & Jews (2016)
76 min | Documentary
Germany is one of the most democratic societies in the world, and has the fastest growing Jewish community in Europe. This never could have been imagined in 1945. Through personal stories, ... See full summary »
Director: Janina Quint
Votes: 31 | Gross: $0.04M
46. 78/52: Hitchcock's Shower Scene (2017)
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary
Votes: 2,417 | Gross: $0.04M
47. Twinsters (2015)
PG-13 | 89 min | Documentary, Biography, Family
Adopted from South Korea, raised on different continents & connected through social media, Samantha & Anaïs believe that they are twin sisters separated at birth.