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1. Gimme Danger (2016)

R | 108 min | Documentary, Music

72 Metascore

An in-depth look at the legendary punk band, The Stooges.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Iggy Pop, Jim Jarmusch, Bob Waller, The Stooges

Votes: 4,342 | Gross: $0.44M

2. One More Time with Feeling (2016)

PG | 113 min | Documentary, Music

92 Metascore

Explores the creative process of Nick Cave and his band as the singer struggles with an unspoken personal tragedy.

Director: Andrew Dominik | Stars: Nick Cave, Warren Ellis, Jim Sclavunos, Susie Bick

Votes: 3,927

3. Machines (2016)

71 min | Documentary

76 Metascore

Director Rahul Jain presents an intimate, observantly portrayal of the rhythm of life and work in a gigantic textile factory in Gujarat, India. Moving through the corridors and bowels of ... See full summary »

Director: Rahul Jain

Votes: 450 | Gross: $0.01M

4. Merci patron! (2016)

84 min | Documentary

A family fired by a company owned by LVMH (Group owned by French billionaire, Bernard Arnault) seeks reparation from their previous employer with the help of the movie director.

Director: François Ruffin | Stars: François Ruffin, Bernard Arnault, Marie-Hélène Bourlard, François Chérèque

Votes: 788

5. With Fidel Whatever Happens (2012)

47 min | Documentary

Sierra Maestra, Cuba, 850 km east of Havana. The day before the celebration of the 52nd anniversary of the Revolution. An old man is repairing a few decades old motorcycle. A young dentist ... See full summary »

Director: Goran Radovanovic

Votes: 9

6. Melancholian 3 huonetta (2004)

Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary, War

67 Metascore

A searing examination of the unrelenting Chechen conflict, observed through the prisms of a Russian military boys academy, a war-torn town and a children's refugee camp.

Director: Pirjo Honkasalo | Star: Pirkko Saisio

Votes: 607

7. Havana, one way (2016 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary | Completed

In Hungary socialism had lasted for 40 years. In Cuba the revolution is in its 56'th year. Iren, Agnes and Zsuzsa live under a communist regime for more than 70 years now. How they look the changes of the nowdays Cuba?

Director: Ádám Breier | Stars: Ágnes Nagy, Zsuzsa Pócsi, Irén Suskó

Votes: 11

8. Before the Flood (2016)

PG | 96 min | Documentary

63 Metascore

A look at how climate change affects our environment and what society can do to prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems and native communities across the planet.

Director: Fisher Stevens | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Ki-moon Ban, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Mike Brune

Votes: 24,443

9. 20,000 Days on Earth (2014)

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary, Drama, Music

83 Metascore

Writer and musician Nick Cave marks his 20,000th day on the planet Earth.

Directors: Iain Forsyth, Jane Pollard | Stars: Nick Cave, Susie Bick, Warren Ellis, Darian Leader

Votes: 10,353 | Gross: $0.28M

10. City of Ghosts (2017)

R | 92 min | Documentary, War

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: 3,093 | Gross: $0.13M

11. The True Cost (2015)

PG-13 | 92 min | Documentary, Drama, News

46 Metascore

The True Cost is a documentary film exploring the impact of fashion on people and the planet.

Director: Andrew Morgan | Stars: Livia Giuggioli, Stella McCartney, Lucy Siegle, Vandana Shiva

Votes: 6,123

12. Inside Job (2010)

PG-13 | 109 min | Documentary, Crime

88 Metascore

Takes a closer look at what brought about the 2008 financial meltdown.

Director: Charles Ferguson | Stars: Matt Damon, Gylfi Zoega, Andri Snær Magnason, Sigridur Benediktsdottir

Votes: 66,357 | Gross: $4.31M

13. David Bowie: The Last Five Years (2017)

TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary

A documentary about David Bowie's final two albums "The Next Day" (2013) and "Blackstar" (2016) and Broadway musical "Lazarus".

Director: Francis Whately | Stars: David Bowie, Earl Slick, Gail Ann Dorsey, Gerry Leonard

Votes: 2,016

14. Nordfor sola (2012)

46 min | Documentary, Adventure, Sport

Inge Wegge (25) and Jørn Ranum (22) spent nine months of cold, Norwegian winter in the isolated and uninhabited bay of a remote, arctic island by the coast of Northern-Norway, facing ... See full summary »

Directors: Jørn Nyseth Ranum, Inge Wegge | Stars: Jørn Nyseth Ranum, Inge Wegge

Votes: 442

15. Inside the Manson Cult: The Lost Tapes (2018 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

A retelling of the Manson story using original, archived 16mm footage.

Director: Hugh Ballantyne | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Kk Starrs, Melissa Farley, Shana Eva

Votes: 426

16. Wild Wild Country (2018)

TV-MA | 403 min | Documentary, Crime

When the world's most controversial guru builds an utopian city deep in the Oregon country, conflict with the locals escalates into a national scandal. A true story.

Stars: Ma Anand Sheela, Osho, Philip Toelkes, Jane Stork

Votes: 18,348

17. Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes (2019)

TV-MA | 236 min | Documentary, Crime, History

A look inside the mind of serial killer Ted Bundy, featuring interviews with him on death row.

Stars: Stephen Michaud, Bob Keppel, Kathleen McChesney, Ward Lucas

Votes: 17,243

18. B-Movie: Lust & Sound in West-Berlin 1979-1989 (2015)

92 min | Documentary, Music

Music, art and chaos in the wild West-Berlin of the 1980s. The walled-in city became the creative melting pot for sub- and pop-culture. Before the iron curtain fell, everything and anything... See full summary »

Directors: Jörg A. Hoppe, Heiko Lange, Klaus Maeck | Stars: Andi, Bela B., Blixa Bargeld, Ben Becker

Votes: 1,659

19. Capitalism: A Love Story (2009)

R | 127 min | Documentary, Crime, News

61 Metascore

An examination of the social costs of corporate interests pursuing profits at the expense of the public good.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, William Black, Jimmy Carter, Elijah Cummings

Votes: 40,016 | Gross: $14.36M

20. Leaving Neverland (2019)

TV-MA | 240 min | Documentary

At the height of his stardom, the world's biggest pop star, Michael Jackson, began long-running relationships with two boys, aged seven and ten, and their families. They now allege that he sexually abused them.

Director: Dan Reed | Stars: Michael Jackson, Wade Robson, Joy Robson, Chantal Robson

Votes: 22,662

21. Nureyev: Lifting the Curtain (2018)

109 min | Documentary

66 Metascore

This striking and moving documentary from BAFTA nominated directors Jacqui and David Morris traces the extraordinary life of Rudolf Nureyev. From his birth in the 5th class carriage of a ... See full summary »

Directors: David Morris, Jacqui Morris | Stars: Siân Phillips, Dick Cavett, Margot Fonteyn, Richard Avedon

Votes: 138 | Gross: $0.17M

22. Uncle Yanco (1967)

18 min | Documentary, Short

While in San Francisco for the promotion of her last film in October 1967, Agnès Varda, tipped by her friend Tom Luddy, gets to know a relative she had never heard of before, Jean Varda, ... See full summary »

Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Jean Varda, Tom Luddy, Agnès Varda, Rosalie Varda

Votes: 653

23. The Magic of Dance (1979– )

Documentary

Dame Margot Fonteyn acts as tour guide to the British ballet.

Stars: Margot Fonteyn, Frederick Ashton, Fred Astaire, Mikhail Baryshnikov

Votes: 6

24. 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: 4,409

25. Manson (1973)

R | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

Documentary on Charles Manson and his family. Has a number of insightful interviews with many family members most notably Squeaky and Sandy (Blue and Red). There is also a history of Manson... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Hendrickson, Laurence Merrick | Stars: Mary Brunner, Vincent Bugliosi, Bruce Davis, Lynette Fromme

Votes: 856

26. Inside the Manson Gang (2007)

85 min | Documentary, Crime

'Inside the MANSON Gang' The incredible behind the scenes, exclusive footage and true story of the most notorious white gang in American history, and the Trial of the 20th Century. Robert ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Hendrickson | Stars: Mary Brunner, Bruce Davis, Lynette Fromme, Sandra Good

Votes: 101

27. The Trader (2018)

TV-PG | 23 min | Documentary, Short

A traveling trader provides a window into rural life in the Republic of Georgia, where potatoes are currency and ambition is crushed by poverty.

Director: Tamta Gabrichidze

Votes: 1,383



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