With CNN Image Source (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Notorious (2009)
R | 122 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The life and death story of Notorious B.I.G. (a.k.a. Christopher Wallace), who came straight out of Brooklyn to take the world of rap music by storm.
Votes: 38,950 | Gross: $36.84M
6. Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005)
R | 110 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A documentary about the Enron corporation, its faulty and corrupt business practices, and how they led to its fall.
7. 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.
10. American Call-Girl (2011)
45 min | Documentary
An undercover investigation into the escort industry in Las Vegas, where prostitution is illegal on paper but alive and well in practice, with the industry making use of clever ways for the... See full summary »
11. History of the World in 2 Hours (2011 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 120 min | Documentary, History
A rapid-fire history of our world, from the beginning of time as we know it to present day. This two-hour CGI-driven special delves into the key turning points: the formation of earth, ... See full summary »
12. Ghosts of Abu Ghraib (2007)
TV-MA | 78 min | Documentary, History, War
An examination of the prisoner abuse scandal involving U.S. soldiers and detainees at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison in the fall of 2003.
15. 9/11: Phone Calls from the Towers (2009 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary
Trapped in The Twin Towers on September 11th, thousands of ordinary people struggled to make contact with the outside world. Many knew that time was ticking away. These recorded messages ... See full summary »
16. Titanic: The Final Word with James Cameron (2012 TV Movie)
120 min | Documentary
18. Miracle of the Hudson Plane Crash (2009 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary
The film reveals the incredible and varied human stories of the passengers involved, and the terror and exhilaration that accompany a near-death experience. On 15 January 2009, 155 people ... See full summary »
19. Hubble's Cosmic Journey (2015 TV Movie)
44 min | Documentary
Since its launch in 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope has captured thousands of stunning images of space, revolutionized our understanding of the universe and become a global icon. To mark ... See full summary »
20. Challenger Disaster: Lost Tapes (2016 TV Movie)
48 min | Documentary, History
Challenger Disaster: Lost Tapes follows the story of the Space Shuttle Challenger and its crew, specifically Christa McAuliffe, the first civilian to be launched into space. McAuliffe was a... See full summary »
21. Rwanda: The Untold Story (2014)
59 min | Documentary
Twenty years on from the Rwandan genocide, This World reveals evidence that challenges the accepted story of one of the most horrifying events of the late 20th century. The current ... See full summary »
23. 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.
24. Évocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie (2012)
R | 90 min | Documentary
Before entire networks were built on populist personalities; before reality morphed into a TV genre; the masses fixated on a single, sociopathic star: controversial talk-show host Morton Downey, Jr.
Votes: 876 | Gross: $0.02M
28. Who Is Alan Smithee? (2002 TV Movie)
45 min | Documentary
This documentary on the elusive director 'Alan Smithee' was first shown on the American Movie Classics (AMC) cable channel. We learn where the name came from and why the Directors Guild of ... See full summary »
29. Heist: Who Stole the American Dream? (2011)
Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary, History, News
Heist: Who Stole the American Dream? reveals how American corporations orchestrated the dismantling of middle-class prosperity through rampant deregulation, the outsourcing of jobs, and tax... See full summary »
77 min | Documentary, Biography
A film about the life and career of the famed Canadian comic book talent.
33. Inside Story: The Silence of the Lambs (2010 TV Movie)
91 min | Documentary
With interviews from cast and crew, including stars Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, and director Jonathan Demme, you'll hear how a film with a young director trained in B-movies and cheesy ... See full summary »
35. Please Remove Your Shoes (2010)
89 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A documentary about the US government's broken promise to keep our airlines secure, and the personal stories of a few people who know the truth - congressmen, air marshals, aviation ... See full summary »
43 min | Documentary, Short
47. Towering Ambitions: Dan Cruickshank at Ground Zero (2003 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary
Independent Lens (1999– )
Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room
R | 109 min | Documentary
Corporate audio and videotapes tell the inside story of the scandal involving one company's manipulation of California's energy supply and its, and how its executives wrung a billion dollars out of the resulting crisis.
Votes: 4,513 | Gross: $4.06M