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1. Where's the Fair? (2014)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Drama, Mystery

The simple question, 'What happened to the World's Fair?' launches a journey that uncovers the sorted past, present, and future of the United State's role in the largest global event in human history.

Directors: Jeffrey Ford, Brad Bear | Star: Bill Cotter

Votes: 10

2. So Help Me God (2017)

100 min | Documentary

In this unapologetic and politically incorrect portrait, an extraordinary and eccentric Belgian judge takes viewers behind the scenes of real-life criminal investigations. The ... See full summary »

Directors: Yves Hinant, Jean Libon | Stars: Anne Gruwez, David Derumier, Serge Graide, Marc Slavic

Votes: 903

3. Razing the Bar: A Documentary About the Funhouse (2014)

80 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

Razing the Bar documents the development and eventual demolition of a well-loved fringe punk rock Seattle venue through interviews of employees, friends, and a multitude of local musicians.

Director: Ryan Worsley | Stars: Jimmy Berg, David Bessenhoffer, Beau Binek, Kurt Bloch

Votes: 34

4. Locked Up Abroad (2007– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary, Drama

Survivors share their stories and experience of survival abroad.

Stars: Youssef Tounzi, Manuel Villasenor, Jerry Murillo, Tato Alexander

Votes: 1,721

5. The Vivian Maier Mystery (2013)

Not Rated | 50 min | Documentary

The story of Vivian Maier a nanny in 60-70's New York and Chicago who, unbeknownst to many, had a secret passion for photography. Her incredible body of work, only discovered after her ... See full summary »

Director: Jill Nicholls

Votes: 166

6. Beyond Iconic: Photographer Dennis Stock (2011)

75 min | Documentary, Biography

James Dean walks down Broadway, his collar turned up, his shoulders hunched against the drizzle. This iconic black and white photograph is the work of Dennis Stock (1928 - 2010), and Stock ... See full summary »

Director: Hanna Sawka | Star: Dennis Stock

Votes: 14

7. Mysteries of the Abandoned (2017– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

Scattered around the world are long-forgotten engineering marvels, decaying cities and empty factories that once stood on the cutting edge of design and construction. Today they are ... See full summary »

Stars: Andrew Gough, Kasper Michaels, Rob Bell, Saul David

Votes: 318

8. Coast (2005– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

The story of the coastline of the UK and her near neighbours.

Stars: Nicholas Crane, Mark Horton, Neil Oliver, Miranda Krestovnikoff

Votes: 320

9. Regular or Super: Views on Mies van der Rohe (2004)

Not Rated | 56 min | Documentary

REGULAR OR SUPER is a fascinating and informative introduction to the work of Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969), one of the 20th century's most influential architects, and a thought-provoking ... See full summary »

Directors: Patrick Demers, Joseph Hillel

Votes: 40

10. Street Justice: The Bronx (2017– )

Crime

Ralph Friedman is the most decorated detective in NYPD history, with over 2,000 arrests to his name. This September, the legendary NYPD detective will take viewers inside the white-knuckle ... See full summary »

Stars: Timothy Weinert, Elliott 'Lee' Cowart, Miah Kane, Carlo Fiorletta

Votes: 76

12. America Reframed (2012– )

Documentary

Through the lens of independent documentaries, America ReFramed brings to national audiences compelling stories that illuminate the changing contours of an ever-evolving America. The ... See full summary »

Stars: Silas House, Gyasi Ross, Sandra Cisneros, Natasha Del Torro

Votes: 14

14. The Human Scale (2012)

83 min | Documentary, News

50 Metascore

Half of the human population lives in urban areas. By 2050, this will increase to 80%. Life in a megacity is both enchanting and problematic. Today we face peak oil, climate change, ... See full summary »

Director: Andreas Dalsgaard | Stars: Jan Gehl, Rob Adams, Robert Doyle, Lars Gemzøe

Votes: 707

15. The Land of Many Palaces (2015)

PG | 61 min | Documentary

China's ghost city is awakened.

Directors: Adam Smith, Ting Song

Votes: 26

16. Breakthrough (2015– )

60 min | Documentary

An anthology of leading scientists and how their cutting-edge innovations and advancements will change our lives in the immediate future and beyond. The series intends to bring to life the ... See full summary »

Stars: Mike Colter, Sheila Vand, Steven Austad, Nir Barzilai

Votes: 246

17. America in Color (2017– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

America in Color showcases all the key moments from the 1920's to 1960's in high definition improved footage.

Stars: Eric Meyers, Eric Meyers, Liev Schreiber, Max Beesley

Votes: 262

18. Hansa Studios: By the Wall 1976-90 (2018)

90 min | Documentary

Few recording studios in the world can claim to have hosted the simply incredible list of musicians that found their way into Berlin's Hansa Studios, standing virtually alone in the wasteland, metres from the Berlin Wall.

Director: Mike Christie | Stars: Barry Adamson, Blixa Bargeld, Bono, David Bowie

Votes: 80

19. I Am Steve McQueen (2014)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

I Am Steve McQueen" is told through the eyes of the people that knew him best including much of his family that followed his path into acting including son Chad, ("Karate Kid"), his ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Renfroe | Stars: Steve McQueen, Robert Downey Jr., Kristin Kreuk, Zoë Bell

Votes: 616

20. American Masters (1985– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 724

21. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Fats Domino and the Birth of Rock 'n' Roll (2016)

TV-14 | Documentary, Biography

The New Orleans rhythm and blues of Fats Domino helped aid integration in the South.

Director: Joe Lauro | Stars: David Bartholomew, Fats Domino, Cosimo Matassa, Clarke Peters

Votes: 43

23. Disgraced (2017)

TV-14 | 102 min | Documentary, Crime, Sport

The background of the 2003 murder of Baylor basketball player Patrick Dennehy and the attempted, related cover-up of NCAA violations rampant in the Baylor basketball program by Coach Dave Bliss.

Director: Pat Kondelis | Stars: Dave Bliss, Rob Faubion, Roshaun Valentine, Larry S. White

Votes: 405

24. Instrument (1999)

Not Rated | 115 min | Documentary

A collaboration between filmmaker Jem Cohen and the Washington D.C. band Fugazi, covering the 10 year period of 1987-1996. Far from a traditional documentary, this is a musical document; a ... See full summary »

Director: Jem Cohen | Stars: Brendan Canty, Joe Lally, Ian MacKaye, Guy Picciotto

Votes: 815

25. Out of Thin Air (2017)

85 min | Documentary, Crime

Iceland, 1976. Six suspects confess to two violent crimes. This is the strangest criminal investigation you've never heard of.

Director: Dylan Howitt | Stars: Erla Bolladóttir, Sævar Ciesiekski, Tryggvi Leifsson, Albert Skaftason

Votes: 1,561

26. Shadow of Truth (2017)

107 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery

A documentary that examines the mysterious murder case of Tair Rada, an Israeli high school girl that was found dead in the school toilets during an ordinary day.

Directors: Yotam Guendelman, Ari Pines

Votes: 181

27. Long Shot (2017 TV Short)

TV-14 | 40 min | Documentary, Short, Sport

When Juan Catalan is arrested for a murder he insists he didn't commit, he builds his case for innocence around raw footage from a popular TV show, "Curb Your Enthusiasm."

Director: Jacob LaMendola | Stars: Tasha Boggs, Juan Catalan, Melissa Catalan, Miguel Catalan

Votes: 4,693

28. I am Jane Doe (2017)

98 min | Documentary

69 Metascore

This intense documentary follows real cases of American girls enslaved in the child sex trade through ads in a newspaper's online classified section.

Director: Mary Mazzio | Stars: Erik Bauer, John Montgomery, Rob Portman, Claire McCaskill

Votes: 1,487

29. TIME: The Kalief Browder Story (2017– )

Documentary, Biography

After his arrest at age 16, Kalief Browder fought the system and prevailed, despite unthinkable circumstances. He became an American hero.

Stars: Kalief Browder, Venida Browder, Jay-Z, Paul Prestia

Votes: 1,809

30. The Confession Tapes (2017– )

TV-MA | 46 min | Documentary, Crime

A critical look into some true crime cases where American law enforcement made up for lack of actual physical evidence by using devious psychological tactics during interrogation in order to extract confessions from naive suspects.

Stars: David Burns, Loretta Fisher, Brian Hutchinson, Sarah Isaacs

Votes: 4,371

31. Karl Marx City (2016)

89 min | Documentary

73 Metascore

A filmmaker journey through the former East Germany looking into her father's 1999 suicide.

Directors: Petra Epperlein, Michael Tucker | Stars: Christa Epperlein, Petra Epperlein, Uwe Epperlein, Volker Epperlein

Votes: 214

32. Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (2014)

TV-PG | 557 min | Documentary

An exploration of our discovery of the laws of nature and coordinates in space and time.

Stars: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Stoney Emshwiller, Piotr Michael, André Sogliuzzo

Votes: 105,633

33. I Contain Multitudes (2017– )

Documentary

In a series of digital short films, acclaimed science writer Ed Yong leads a journey through the microbiomes of our planet-a realm of surprising alliances between microbes and larger creatures, including ourselves.

Star: Ed Yong

Votes: 6

34. The Real Story of... (2016– )

Documentary

A TV series that examines the truth behind the ostensibly true stories told in Hollywood films.

Stars: Nathanjohn Carter, Stuart Whelan, David Galea, Andy Wolf

Votes: 20

35. Struggle: The Life and Lost Art of Szukalski (2018)

TV-MA | 115 min | Documentary

This documentary chronicles the life of Polish-American artist Stanislav Szukalski (1893-1987) from his early years in Chicago, to his time in Poland and Los Angeles, and his artistic and political contributions to the world.

Director: Irek Dobrowolski | Stars: Stanislav Szukalski, Glenn Bray, Robert Williams, Suzanne Williams

Votes: 2,677

36. Just Like Being There (2012)

Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary

In the gig poster community, creating artwork is more than just a career - it is a way of life. These artists are at the forefront of an expansion of the gig poster genre. In a community ... See full summary »

Director: Scout Shannon | Stars: Daniel Danger, Jay Ryan, Kevin Tong

Votes: 133

37. Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock? (2006)

PG-13 | 74 min | Documentary

70 Metascore

In this documentary, veteran filmmaker Harry Moses exposes the controversy in the world of high priced artwork. He paints a vivid picture of how art is bought and sold in America.

Director: Harry Morgan Moses | Stars: Teri Horton, Tod M. Volpe, Ben Heller, Nick Carone

Votes: 1,161 | Gross: $0.01M

38. Shangri-LA (2019– )

Comedy

An offbeat comedy series following a group of lovable characters trying to "make it" in Hollywood while surviving on the streets of LA. In the Tibetan realm, Shangri-La is a mythical ... See full summary »

Stars: Nick Sommer, Jessie Kahnweiler, Sean Hanley, Dan Aho

Votes: 10

39. A Life in Waves (2017)

Not Rated | 74 min | Documentary, Biography, Musical

A Life in Waves explores the life and innovations of composer and electronic music pioneer, Suzanne Ciani.

Director: Brett Whitcomb | Stars: Peter Baumann, Don Buchla, Dorit Chrysler, Suzanne Ciani

Votes: 93

40. I, Dolours (2018)

82 min | Documentary

Documentary about Dolours Price, one of very few women who rose to the top of the IRA and who was involved in bombings during the Troubles in the 1970s.

Director: Maurice Sweeney | Stars: Lorna Larkin, Lauren Beale, Gail Brady, Frank Cannon

Votes: 172

41. Keepers of the Magic (2016)

TV-PG | 78 min | Documentary

Keepers of the Magic celebrates the breathtaking cinematic images that have transfixed audiences around the world. This ground-breaking documentary explores our fascination with moving ... See full summary »

Director: Vic Sarin | Stars: Roger Deakins, Vittorio Storaro, Gordon Willis, César Charlone

Votes: 68

42. Zero Days (2016)

PG-13 | 116 min | Documentary

77 Metascore

A documentary focused on Stuxnet, a piece of self-replicating computer malware that the U.S. and Israel unleashed to destroy a key part of an Iranian nuclear facility, and which ultimately spread beyond its intended target.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: David Sanger, Emad Kiyaei, Eric Chien, Liam O'Murchu

Votes: 8,495 | Gross: $0.10M

43. Killing the Colorado (2016 TV Movie)

85 min | Documentary

The American West is in the midst of a serious drought which compounds the underlying water crisis that stems for over development, misuse, and political maneuvers carried out long ago.

Directors: Barbara Kopple, Jesse Moss, Alan Raymond, Susan Raymond

Votes: 21

44. The New Radical (2017)

Not Rated | 117 min | Documentary

67 Metascore

Uncompromising millennial radicals from the United States and the United Kingdom attack the system through dangerous technological means, which evolves into a high-stakes game with world ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Bhala Lough | Stars: Julian Assange, Amir Taaki, Cody Wilson

Votes: 73

45. Perfect Bid: The Contestant Who Knew Too Much (2017)

TV-PG | 72 min | Documentary, History

The story of Ted Slauson, a contestant who gamed the rules of The Price Is Right (1972) through extensive analysis and became a sensation on the game show.

Director: C.J. Wallis | Stars: Theodore Slauson, Bob Barker, Roger Dobkowitz, Kevin Pollak

Votes: 1,901