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1. The Unknown Known (2013)

PG-13 | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, History

69 Metascore

Former United States Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld, discusses his career in Washington D.C. from his days as a congressman in the early 1960s to planning the invasion of Iraq in 2003.

Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Donald Rumsfeld, Errol Morris

Votes: 3,663 | Gross: $0.28M

2. Pipeline (2013)

116 min | Documentary

Director Vitaly Manskiy sets off on the trail of the Trans-Siberian gas pipeline to find out what it's like for ordinary people living in its vicinity.

Director: Vitaliy Manskiy

Votes: 95

3. Crumb (1994)

R | 119 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

93 Metascore

An intimate portrait of controversial cartoonist Robert Crumb and his traumatized family.

Director: Terry Zwigoff | Stars: Robert Crumb, Aline Kominsky-Crumb, Charles Crumb, Maxon Crumb

Votes: 17,288 | Gross: $3.17M

4. Holy Wars (2010)

84 min | Documentary

Take one Muslim advocate for global jihad and put him in a room with one conservative Christian on a mission to evangelize the world's Muslims. Which man will be left standing? Touching ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Marshall | Stars: Khalid Kelly, Aaron D. Taylor, Sheikh Omar Bakri Muhammad Fostok, Sam Harris

Votes: 150

5. Trespassing Bergman (2013)

107 min | Documentary

A group of filmmakers visit Ingmar Bergman's house on the remote Swedish island of Faro to discuss his legacy.

Directors: Jane Magnusson, Hynek Pallas | Stars: Tomas Alfredson, Woody Allen, Wes Anderson, Harriet Andersson

Votes: 680

6. The Square (2013)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, News

84 Metascore

A group of Egyptian revolutionaries battle leaders and regimes, risking their lives to build a new society of conscience.

Director: Jehane Noujaim | Stars: Ahmed Hassan, Khalid Abdalla, Magdy Ashour, Ramy Essam

Votes: 8,182 | Gross: $0.12M

7. Johan Cruijff - En un momento dado (2004)

90 min | Documentary

The story about the life of the legendary Dutch footballer Johan Cruijff.

Director: Ramón Gieling | Stars: Xavier Pitarque, Gemma Folch, Sergi Pàmies, Emilio Butragueño

Votes: 717

8. Marathon Boy (2010)

98 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

Gemma Atwal's dynamic epic follows four-year-old Budhia, rescued from poverty by Biranchi Das, a larger-than-life judo coach and operator of an orphanage for slum children in the eastern ... See full summary »

Director: Gemma Atwal

Votes: 423

9. Electro Chaabi (2013)

Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary, Music

A music documentary film that covers the emergence of a new electronic genre called Mahraganat in Cairo.

Director: Hind Meddeb

Votes: 38

10. Workingman's Death (2005)

Not Rated | 122 min | Documentary

67 Metascore

A documentary on the extremes to which workers will go to earn a living.

Director: Michael Glawogger

Votes: 1,602

11. Megacities (1998)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

A look at the people who live precariously, but with an unusual level of resourcefulness and imagination, in four gigantic urban agglomerations: Mumbai, New York City, Moscow and Mexico City.

Director: Michael Glawogger

Votes: 775

12. Crossing the Line (2006)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary

71 Metascore

A British documentary about US Army defector James Dresnok currently living in North Korea after having defected during the 60s.

Director: Daniel Gordon | Stars: Damion Cruzz, Bruce Cumings, James Joseph Dresnok, Kim Il-Sung

Votes: 783 | Gross: $0.01M

13. After Porn Ends (2012)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary

An exploration of the lives of several former adult performers who have retired from the porn industry.

Director: Bryce Wagoner | Stars: Amber Lynn, Asia Carrera, Bobby Slayton, Crissy Moran

Votes: 6,980

14. Bobby Fischer Against the World (2011)

TV-14 | 93 min | Documentary, Biography, History

76 Metascore

'Bobby Fischer Against the World' is a documentary feature exploring the tragic and bizarre life of the late chess master Bobby Fischer. The drama of Bobby Fischer's career was undeniable, ... See full summary »

Director: Liz Garbus | Stars: Bobby Fischer, David Edmonds, Anthony Saidy, Susan Polgar

Votes: 6,479

15. Wings of Defeat (2007)

89 min | Documentary

Wings of Defeat is a feature-length documentary exploring the human experience of surviving kamikaze pilots. When director, Risa Morimoto, learned that her beloved uncle had trained as a ... See full summary »

Director: Risa Morimoto | Stars: Eugene Brick, Henry Christensen, John Dower, Takehiko Ena

Votes: 101

16. Jimmy Rosenberg: The Father, the Son & the Talent (2006)

78 min | Documentary, Music

A child guitarist is at the brink of a great musical career. At 17, however, drug addiction, mental problems and the imprisonment of his father all lead to his fast decline. Will Jimmy manage to get back on track?

Director: Jeroen Berkvens | Star: Jimmy Rosenberg

Votes: 98

17. The Gatekeepers (2012)

PG-13 | 101 min | Documentary, History, War

91 Metascore

A documentary featuring interviews with all surviving former heads of Shin Bet, the Israeli security agency whose activities and membership are closely held state secrets.

Director: Dror Moreh | Stars: Ami Ayalon, Avraham Shalom, Avi Dichter, Yaakov Peri

Votes: 5,292 | Gross: $2.42M

18. Het uur van de wolf (1995– )
Episode: Come Back Kate (2008)

55 min | Documentary

Add a Plot

Star: Kate Bush

Votes: 9

19. Beyond All Boundaries (2013)

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

As India, host of the 2011 World Cup of Cricket, begins its campaign to win the Cup after a 28-year drought, three ordinary Indians seek their salvation/escape from a difficult life through... See full summary »

Director: Sushrut Jain | Star: Kunal Nayyar

Votes: 125

20. Final Solution (2004)

218 min | Documentary

The Final Solution is a 2003 documentary directed by Rakesh Sharma about the 2002 communal Gujarat Riots that arose as a response to the Godhra Train Burning incident on February 27, 2002, ... See full summary »

Director: Rakesh Sharma

Votes: 336

21. Cornered: A Life Caught in the Ring (2008)

83 min | Documentary

On June 16, 1983, in front of a capacity crowd of 25,000 at Madison Square Garden, the lives of two young men were forever changed during a controversial boxing match. A tough club fighter ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Drath | Stars: Eric Drath, Luis Resto, Steve Farhood, Randy Gordon

Votes: 322

22. Brother Number One (2011)

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary

Through Olympian Rob Hamill's personal story, Brother Number One explores how and why nearly 2 million Cambodians were killed by a fanatical left-wing regime known as the Khmer Rouge.

Directors: Annie Goldson, Peter Gilbert | Stars: Rob Hamill, Kulikar Sotho, Guek Eav 'Comrade Duch' Kaing, Rachel Hamill

Votes: 45

23. Year Zero: The Silent Death of Cambodia (1979)

50 min | Documentary, History, War

Disturbing documentary, shot on site less than a year after the Khmer Rouge downfall, depicting the shocking situation and recent history of Cambodia.

Director: David Munro | Star: John Pilger

Votes: 234

24. S21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine (2003)

Unrated | 101 min | Documentary, History, War

75 Metascore

A unique documentary on the notorious S-21 prison, today the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, with testimony by the only surviving prisoners and former Khmer Rouge guards.

Director: Rithy Panh | Stars: Khieu 'Poev' Ches, Yeay Cheu, Nhem En, Houy Him

Votes: 959 | Gross: $0.02M

25. Our Colonial Hangover (2014 TV Movie)

56 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

A personal quest of Sunny Bergman in response to the increasing fierceness of the debate around 'Black Peter', the black-faced helper of Santa Claus. Are we more racist than we think?

Director: Sunny Bergman | Stars: Richard Bergman, Sunny Bergman, Russell Brand, Quinsy Gario

Votes: 95

26. 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: 1,661

27. Shoah (1985)

Not Rated | 566 min | Documentary, History, War

99 Metascore

Claude Lanzmann's epic documentary recounts the story of the Holocaust through interviews with witnesses - perpetrators as well as survivors.

Director: Claude Lanzmann | Stars: Simon Srebnik, Michael Podchlebnik, Motke Zaïdl, Hanna Zaïdl

Votes: 7,805 | Gross: $0.02M

28. Who Took the Bomp? Le Tigre on Tour (2010)

67 min | Documentary

Girl band Le Tigre is best known for their sociopolitical lyrics, electronic beats, and choreographed dance moves. Shot over the course of the band's final tour , Le Tigre: On Tour, follows... See full summary »

Director: Kerthy Fix | Stars: Johanna Fateman, Kathleen Hanna, Jocelyn Samson

Votes: 65

29. Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela (2004)

Unrated | 85 min | Documentary

55 Metascore

Every 12 years over 70 million pilgrims gather at the meeting of India's holiest rivers, the Ganges and the Yamuna, for a spectacular spiritual festival: the Kumbh Mela. This documentary ... See full summary »

Directors: Maurizio Benazzo, Nick Day | Stars: Jasper Johal, Justin Davis, Swami Krishnanad, Pilot Baba

Votes: 142 | Gross: $0.38M

30. Spark: A Burning Man Story (2013)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Action, Biography

55 Metascore

Each year, 60,000 people from around the globe gather in a dusty windswept Nevada desert to build a temporary city, collaborating on large-scale art and partying for a week before burning a... See full summary »

Directors: Steve Brown, Jessie Deeter | Stars: Harley K. Dubois, Marian Goodell, Larry Harvey, John Law

Votes: 538 | Gross: $0.12M

31. The Wolfpack (2015)

R | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

75 Metascore

Confined in an apartment from a New York housing project, the six Angulo brothers learned everything they know about the world through watching films and spend their time reenacting their favorite movies with intricate homemade costumes.

Director: Crystal Moselle | Stars: Bhagavan Angulo, Govinda Angulo, Jagadisa Angulo, Krsna Angulo

Votes: 11,301 | Gross: $1.30M

32. Sins of My Father (2009)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary

This is the incredible story of Pablo Escobar, the infamous boss of Colombia's Medellin drug cartel, told for the very first time by his son, Sebastian and his widow Maria Isabel Santos. In... See full summary »

Director: Nicolas Entel | Stars: Jorge Enrique Abello, Pablo Escobar, Sebastian Marroquín, María Isabel Santos

Votes: 1,532

33. Weiner (2016)

R | 96 min | Documentary

84 Metascore

An examination of disgraced New York Congressman Anthony Weiner's mayoral campaign and today's political landscape.

Directors: Josh Kriegman, Elyse Steinberg | Stars: Anthony Weiner, Huma Abedin, Jordan Zain Weiner, Barbara Morgan

Votes: 9,233 | Gross: $1.61M

34. Atari: Game Over (2014)

Not Rated | 66 min | Documentary

A crew digs up all of the old Atari 2600 game cartridges of "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" that were tossed into a landfill in the 1980s.

Director: Zak Penn | Stars: Zak Penn, Joe Lewandowski, Robert Rentschler, Paul Sanchez

Votes: 5,391

35. Gangland (2007–2010)

TV-14 | 43 min | Biography, Crime, History

Follows the evolution and power of gangs across the United States.

Stars: Mike Hefley, Rahul Thakkar, Martin Cox, Tim Zaal

Votes: 776

36. Planet Earth II (2016)

TV-G | 298 min | Documentary

David Attenborough returns in this breathtaking documentary showcasing life on Planet Earth.

Star: David Attenborough

Votes: 82,276

37. Planet Earth (2006)

TV-PG | 538 min | Documentary

Emmy Award-winning, 11 episodes, five years in the making, the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC, and the first to be filmed in high definition.

Stars: David Attenborough, Sigourney Weaver, Huw Cordey, Doug Allan

Votes: 155,253

39. DMT: The Spirit Molecule (2010)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary

An investigation into the long-obscured mystery of dimethyltryptamine (DMT), a molecule found in nearly every living organism and considered the most potent psychedelic on Earth.

Director: Mitch Schultz | Stars: Joe Rogan, Ralph Abraham, Joel Bakst, Steven Barker

Votes: 4,256

40. Requiem for the American Dream (2015)

Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary, Biography, News

Renowned academic and author Noam Chomsky elucidates 10 principles of concentration of wealth and power that have led to unprecedented inequality and the hollowing out of the American middle class.

Directors: Peter D. Hutchison, Kelly Nyks, Jared P. Scott | Star: Noam Chomsky

Votes: 8,126 | Gross: $0.13M

41. 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: 14,325

42. Oceans (2009)

G | 84 min | Documentary, Drama

75 Metascore

An ecological drama/documentary, filmed throughout the globe. Part thriller, part meditation on the vanishing wonders of the sub-aquatic world.

Directors: Jacques Perrin, Jacques Cluzaud | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Jacques Perrin, Matthias Brandt

Votes: 8,735 | Gross: $19.42M

43. Mountain (I) (2017)

PG | 74 min | Documentary

82 Metascore

An experience about the highest peaks around the world.

Director: Jennifer Peedom | Star: Willem Dafoe

Votes: 2,892 | Gross: $0.24M

44. Sherpa (2015)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary

93 Metascore

A fight on Everest? It seemed incredible. But in 2013 news channels around the world reported an ugly brawl at 6400 m (21,000 ft) as European climbers fled a mob of angry Sherpas. In 1953, ... See full summary »

Director: Jennifer Peedom | Stars: Russell Brice, Tim Medvetz, Phurba Tashi Sherpa, Edmund Hillary

Votes: 2,360

45. Deep Water (2006)

PG | 92 min | Documentary, History, Sport

80 Metascore

A documentary about the disastrous 1968 round-the-world yacht race.

Directors: Louise Osmond, Jerry Rothwell | Stars: Tilda Swinton, Donald Crowhurst, Jean Badin, Simon Russell Beale

Votes: 2,810 | Gross: $0.27M

46. The Vietnam War (2017)

TV-MA | 990 min | Documentary, History, War

9.1