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1. HyperNormalisation (2016)

166 min | Documentary

Adam Curtis explains how, at a time of confusing and inexplicable world events, politicians and the people they represent have retreated in to a damaging over-simplified version of what is happening.

Director: Adam Curtis | Stars: Adam Curtis, Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, Victor Gotbaum

Votes: 4,247

2. The Red Pill (2016)

TV-14 | 108 min | Documentary

The Red Pill chronicles filmmaker Cassie Jaye's journey following the mysterious and polarizing Men's Rights Movement. The Red Pill explores today's gender war and asks the question "what is the future of gender equality?"

Director: Cassie Jaye | Stars: Cassie Jaye, Paul Elam, Attila Vinczer, Dean Esmay

Votes: 9,188

3. An Open Secret (I) (2014)

R | 99 min | Documentary, Crime

66 Metascore

An investigation into accusations of teenagers being sexually abused within the film industry.

Director: Amy Berg | Stars: Evan Henzi, Michael Egan III, Mark Ryan, Joey Coleman

Votes: 1,919

4. Born Rich (2003)

75 min | Documentary

A documentary on children of the insanely rich. Directed by one of their own, Johnson & Johnson heir, Jamie Johnson.

Director: Jamie Johnson | Stars: Ivanka Trump, Georgina Bloomberg, Si Newhouse IV, Luke Weil

Votes: 1,689

5. North Korean Film Madness (2010 TV Movie)

24 min | Documentary

Shane Smith visits North Korea, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea( DPRK), to try to penetrate the Korean Feature Film Studio, a state-run film production facility west of the capital Pyongyang.

Director: Shane Smith | Stars: Jong-Il Kim, Shane Smith

6. Mommy Dead and Dearest (2017)

TV-MA | 82 min | Documentary, Crime

In this documentary, the murder of Deedee Blanchard by her daughter Gypsey Rose is explored, as well as the circumstances leading up to the event.

Director: Erin Lee Carr | Stars: Jim Arnott, David Blanchard, Dee Dee Blanchard, Gypsy Rose Blanchard

Votes: 6,263

7. The One Percent (2006)

Documentary

In this hard-hitting but humorous documentary, director Jamie Johnson takes the exploration of wealth that he began in Born Rich one step further. The One Percent, refers to the tiny ... See full summary »

Director: Jamie Johnson | Stars: Nicole Buffet, Chuck Collins, Steve Forbes, Cody Franchetti

Votes: 992

8. My Son the Jihadi (2015 TV Special)

47 min | Documentary

Channel 4 documentary about British mother, Sally Evans, whose son, Thomas, had been recruited - and joined - Islamist terrorist organisation, Al Shabaab, in Somalia.

Director: Peter Beard | Stars: Michael Evans, Sally Evans, Thomas Evans

Votes: 174

9. The Jihadis Next Door (2016 TV Special)

60 min | Documentary

Over the course of two years film-maker Jamie Roberts meets those spreading extremist Islamic fundamentalism in Britain, including a bouncy castle salesman who is now one of the world's most wanted men.

Director: Jamie Roberts | Stars: Khuram Butt, Mohammed Emwazi, Abu Haleema, Jamie Roberts

Votes: 208

10. Inequality for All (2013)

PG | 89 min | Documentary

68 Metascore

A documentary that follows former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich as he looks to raise awareness of the country's widening economic gap.

Director: Jacob Kornbluth | Stars: Robert Reich, Candice Bergen, Lily Tomlin, Mary Tyler Moore

Votes: 6,357 | Gross: $1.21M

11. Bruce Lee: A Warrior's Journey (2000 Video)

PG | 100 min | Documentary, Action, Biography

A documentary showing the life of Bruce Lee up-close.

Directors: John Little, Bruce Lee | Stars: Bruce Lee, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Peter Archer, Sun-Man Bae

Votes: 2,623

12. The Imposter (2012)

R | 99 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

77 Metascore

A documentary centered on a young man in Spain who claims to a grieving Texas family that he is their 16-year-old son who has been missing for 3 years.

Director: Bart Layton | Stars: Adam O'Brian, Nicholas Barclay, Carey Gibson, Bryan Gibson

Votes: 42,785 | Gross: $0.89M

13. Hot Girls Wanted (2015)

84 min | Documentary

A documentary about young women who have been drawn into the sex trade - and how easy it is for a web-savvy generation to end up making porn.

Directors: Jill Bauer, Ronna Gradus | Stars: Farrah Laurel Abraham, John Anthony, Rachel Bernard, Carrie Brooks

Votes: 14,201

14. Ronaldo (2015)

PG-13 | 92 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

A close look at the life of Cristiano Ronaldo.

Director: Anthony Wonke | Stars: Dolores Aveiro, Hugo Aveiro, Georgie Bingham, Adrian Clarke

Votes: 13,415

15. WWE for All Mankind: Life & Career of Mick Foley (2013 Video)

TV-14 | 134 min | Action, Biography, Sport

Mick Foley broke into sports-entertainment in 1983, shortly after a fateful trip to see his idol Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka inspired him to pursue his dream. Now- 30 years, 3 personas, 3 WWE ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Dunn | Stars: Mick Foley, Skandor Akbar, Arn Anderson, Kurt Angle

Votes: 310

16. WWE: The Rise and Fall of WCW (2009 Video)

PG | 105 min | Action, Biography, Sport

The Rise & Fall of WCW examines the storied history of World Championship Wrestling, from its beginnings in the territory system through Ted Turner's acquisition and the savage battles with... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Dunn | Stars: David Abbott, Abdullah the Butcher, Terry Allen, Arn Anderson

Votes: 775

17. The Rise & Fall of ECW (2004 Video)

TV-MA | 360 min | Documentary, Sport

A documentary on the rise and fall of cult wrestling federation ECW

Director: Kevin Dunn | Stars: Abdullah the Butcher, Donna Adamo, Bill Alfonso, Mike Alfonso

Votes: 1,289

18. Ladies and Gentlemen, My Name Is Paul Heyman (2014 Video)

121 min | Action, Biography, Sport

the life and career of Paul Heyman told to you by himself

Director: Kevin Dunn | Stars: Paul Heyman, Adrian Adonis, André the Giant, Bam Bam Bigelow

Votes: 325

19. Making a Murderer (2015– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Crime

Filmed over a 10-year period, Steven Avery, a DNA exoneree who, while in the midst of exposing corruption in local law enforcement, finds himself the prime suspect in a grisly new crime.

Stars: Dolores Avery, Steven Avery, Ken Kratz, Brendan Dassey

Votes: 79,457

20. The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst (2015)

TV-14 | 279 min | Documentary, Crime

Filmmaker Andrew Jarecki examines the complicated life of reclusive real estate icon Robert Durst, the key suspect in a series of unsolved crimes.

Stars: Robert Durst, Andrew Jarecki, Gary Napoli, Debra Kay Anderson

Votes: 34,652

21. Evil Genius (2017– )

History

For centuries, brilliant minds have changed and shaped the world. But when genius is used for evil, the results are some of the most twisted, inventive, and outrageous crimes in history.

Stars: Judy Ho, Jon Douglas Rainey

Votes: 469

22. Senna (2010)

PG-13 | 106 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

79 Metascore

A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34.

Director: Asif Kapadia | Stars: Ayrton Senna, Alain Prost, Frank Williams, Ron Dennis

Votes: 56,799 | Gross: $1.61M

23. Farmlands (2018)

73 min | Documentary, Crime

Details the plight of South African farmers.

Director: Lauren Southern | Stars: Lauren Southern, Simon Roche, Eileen de Jager, Francois de Jager

Votes: 845

24. All or Nothing: Manchester City (2018– )

Not Rated | 50 min | Reality-TV, Sport

Legendary coach Pep Guardiola leads his premiership football team through the 2017/18 season.

Stars: Sergio Agüero, Txiqui Beguiristain, Claudio Bravo, Kevin De Bruyne

Votes: 3,396

25. Hitman Hart: Wrestling with Shadows (1998 TV Movie)

R | 93 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

Documentary focusing on the career of pro wrestler Bret Hart & his controversial exit from the WWF.

Director: Paul Jay | Stars: Bret Hart, Owen Hart, Brian Pillman, Blade Hart

Votes: 3,585

26. WWE: CM Punk - Best in the World (2012 Video)

Not Rated | 110 min | Action, Biography, Sport

For the first time ever, experience the rise of CM Punk with CM Punk: Best in the World! From his early days in the Indy circuit to his explosive transformation into the most unabashed, ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Dunn | Stars: C.M. Punk, Mike Adamle, Brent Albright, Ken Anderson

Votes: 984

27. WWE: Triple H - Thy Kingdom Come (2013 Video)

TV-PG | 126 min | Action, Biography, Sport

In this rare match from his earliest days in sports entertainment, the man who would was not yet known as The Game takes on the legendary Ricky Steamboat on WCW Saturday Night.

Director: Kevin Dunn | Stars: Kurt Angle, Ted Arcidi, Steve Austin, Dave Bautista

Votes: 429

28. The Monday Night War: WWE vs. WCW (2014– )

Documentary, Sport

A documentary about the period in sports entertainment, known as the Monday Night Wars. Includes interviews with past and present on-air personalities. Also includes looking back on ... See full summary »

Stars: Keith David, Michael Coulthard, Bryan Danielson, Vince McMahon

Votes: 286

29. The Century of the Self (2002)
Episode: Happiness Machines (2002)

59 min | Documentary

The first episode of the series introduces us to Edward Bernuys, Sigmund Freud's American nephew, and his groundbreaking ideas on population control.

Director: Adam Curtis | Stars: Adam Curtis, Sigmund Freud, Edward Bernays, Alfred Pritz

Votes: 149

30. The Century of the Self (2002)

235 min | Documentary

80 Metascore

A documentary about the rise of psychoanalysis as a powerful means of persuasion for both governments and corporations.

Stars: Adam Curtis, Ann Bernays, Robert Reich, Alfred Pritz

Votes: 4,386

31. Sunderland 'Til I Die (2018– )

TV-MA | 39 min | Documentary

Highlights the unfailing passion Sunderland residents have for their beloved soccer club, taking viewers through the highs and lows of SAFC's 2017-18 season in the Championship following its relegation the previous year.

Stars: Martin Bain, Nick Barnes, Gary Bennett, Peter Farrer

Votes: 3,120

32. Champs (2014)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

59 Metascore

A documentary on boxing greats Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield and Bernard Hopkins examines their lives in and out of the ring.

Director: Bert Marcus | Stars: Evander Holyfield, Bernard Hopkins, Mike Tyson, Larry 'Ratso' Sloman

Votes: 1,790

33. Borderless (2019)

87 min | Documentary

Chronicles the migrant crisis occurring in Europe and the consequences on both refugees and natives.

Directors: George Llewelyn-John, Caolan Robertson | Stars: Janice Atkinson, Justin Barrett, Gail Dunne, Charmaine Gumbo

Votes: 667



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