With New York Times Company (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. The Killing Fields (1984)
R | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History
A journalist is trapped in Cambodia during tyrant Pol Pot's bloody 'Year Zero' cleansing campaign, which claimed the lives of two million 'undesirable' civilians.
Votes: 48,196 | Gross: $34.70M
2. Half Nelson (2006)
R | 106 min | Drama
An inner-city junior high school teacher with a drug habit forms an unlikely friendship with one of his students after she discovers his secret.
Votes: 81,180 | Gross: $2.69M
4. Inside Deep Throat (2005)
NC-17 | 89 min | Documentary, Biography, History
An examination of the infamous pornographic film Deep Throat (1972), covering aspects from the film's creation to its cultural impact.
Votes: 6,296 | Gross: $0.65M
5. Tart (2001)
R | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
After her only friend is expelled from their private school in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, Cat Storm wants to get close to a boy she is attracted to and recreate herself with new ... See full summary »
6. The Putin Interviews (2017– )
TV-PG | 58 min | Documentary, Biography
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone interviews the Russian president Vladimir Putin about divisive issues related to the US-Russia relations.
7. Guilty by Suspicion (1991)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama
David Merrill (Robert De Niro), a fictitious 1950s Hollywood Director, returns from filming abroad in France to find that his loyalty has been called into question by the House Committee on... See full summary »
Votes: 7,257 | Gross: $9.48M
13. The Kid Stays in the Picture (2002)
R | 93 min | Documentary, Biography
Documentary about legendary Paramount producer Robert Evans (the film shares the same name as Evans's famous 1994 autobiography).
Votes: 6,629 | Gross: $1.43M
17. Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (1987 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 84 min | Documentary, History, War
A documentary featuring letters written by U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines during the Vietnam War to their families and friends back home. Archive footage of the war and news ... See full summary »
19. The Baxter (2005)
PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Romance
In the style of a Howard Hawks comedy, Baxter follows the twists and turns of a young man's life during the two weeks before his wedding.
Votes: 4,512 | Gross: $0.18M
21. Artifact (2012)
Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Music
Telling harsh truths about the modern music business, this riveting and award-winning documentary gives intimate access to singer/actor Jared Leto ("Requiem for a Dream," "Dallas Buyers ... See full summary »
92 min | Documentary
Creators, cast and network executives recount the strange history of the Dana Carvey Show, the irreverent prime time sketch comedy show that aired for eight episodes on ABC, following its star's meteoric run on Saturday Night Live.
Not Rated | 167 min | Documentary, Biography, War
A film about the noted American linguist/political dissident and his warning about corporate media's role in modern propaganda.
24. Alien Autopsy: (Fact or Fiction?) (1995 TV Movie)
PG | 48 min | Documentary, Mystery, Sci-Fi
FOX Network television special investigating The Alien Autopsy (1995) footage that was allegedly filmed by the United States military after the legendary UFO crash near Roswell, New Mexico in 1947.
25. Mindfield (1989)
R | 92 min | Thriller
When a police detective kills a criminal, this traumatic event triggers a locked memory, he didn't know he had, of him being a subject of a CIA experiment.
27. The Loving Story (2011)
Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary, Drama, History
A racially-charged criminal trial and a heart-rending love story converge in this documentary about Richard and Mildred Loving, set during the turbulent Civil Rights era. Long Way Home: The... See full summary »
28. Paragraph 175 (2000)
Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary, History, Romance
Historian Klaus Müller interviews survivors of the Nazi persecution of homosexuals because of the German Penal Code of 1871, Paragraph 175.
Votes: 1,765 | Gross: $0.07M
30. Dear Jesse (1997)
82 min | Documentary
Can you go home again? What if you're a gay man and home is a state where voters keep electing a homophobe to the US Senate? In 1996, at age 30, native son Tim Kirkman returns to North ... See full summary »
Votes: 144 | Gross: $0.02M
33. Lincoln in the Bardo (2017)
10 min | Short, Drama
In 1862, Abraham Lincoln's youngest son is laid to rest. That night, Lincoln visits his son's crypt, a chorus of ghosts narrating their brief reunion. Based on the bestselling novel by acclaimed author George Saunders.
34. Edie & Thea: A Very Long Engagement (2009)
Not Rated | 61 min | Documentary, Drama, Romance
After 42 years, feisty and delightful lesbian couple Edie and Thea are finally getting married. From the early '60s to the present day, the tireless community activists persevere through ... See full summary »
36. Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey (1993)
PG | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A documentary about the inventor of the first electronic synthesiser instrument and his subsequent life after he was abducted by the KGB as well as a history of his instrument.
Votes: 897 | Gross: $0.19M
38. Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt (1989)
79 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A collection of profiles of people dead from AIDS who are remembered in the AIDS Memorial Quilt.
39. Vito (2011)
Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The story of Vito Russo, founding father of the gay liberation movement, author of "The Celluloid Closet," and vociferous AIDS activist in the 1980s.
41. Op-Docs (2011– )
Op-Docs is The New York Times editorial department's award-winning section for short, opinionated documentaries, produced with wide creative latitude and a range of artistic styles, ... See full summary »
43. The Occult History of the Third Reich (1992 Video)
Unrated | 155 min | Documentary, History
Four volume documentary set ("Adolf Hitler", "The SS Blood and Soil", "The Enigma of the Swastika", and "Himmler The Mystic") containing mainly B&W as well as some color archival footage, ... See full summary »
44. Fish Out of Water (I) (2009)
Unrated | 60 min | Documentary, Animation, History
A documentary that faces down the controversies between homosexuality and religion, examining Bible verses quoted as condemnatory and discussing alternative meanings.
45. This Is What Love in Action Looks Like (2011)
Not Rated | 74 min | Documentary
In the summer of 2005 a 16yo Memphis, TN wrote on his MySpace blog about his parents sending him to a "Fundamentalist Christian" program that strives to turn gay teens straight. This ... See full summary »
49. Baker Boys: Inside the Surge (2010)
Best selling journalist/filmmaker Jon Steele ("War Junkies") takes a journey inside the Iraq war in a manner never before seen on camera as he stays embedded for 90 days with the boys of ... See full summary »