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2. What Sex Am I? (1985)
60 min | Documentary
Follows a group of Transgender individuals struggling to make their way in every strata of 1980s America. From finding employment to finding acceptance, the first question the world forces ... See full summary »
3. The Celluloid Closet (1995)
R | 102 min | Documentary, History
A documentary surveying the various Hollywood screen depictions of homosexuals and the attitudes behind them throughout the history of North American film.
Votes: 5,884 | Gross: $1.51M
4. Always for Pleasure (1978)
Not Rated | 58 min | Documentary
A look at the spirit of New Orleans. First a funeral: Allen Toussaint explains that you arrive slow and cut up afterwards. Then it's food, with a lesson in eating crayfish at Frankie and ... See full summary »
5. The Times of Harvey Milk (1984)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A documentary of the successful career and assassination of San Francisco's first elected gay city supervisor.
Votes: 5,298 | Gross: $0.01M
9. American Dream (1990)
PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary
Chronicles the six-month strike at Hormel in Austin, Minnesota, in 1985-86. The local union, P-9 of the Food and Commercial Workers, overwhelmingly rejects a contract offer with a $2/hour ... See full summary »
Votes: 689 | Gross: $0.27M
10. The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter (1980)
65 min | Documentary, History, War
Documentary about women working in factories during WWII and resultant loss of jobs after the war. Five women tell their stories. Fascinating clips of racist, sexist propaganda of the era.
45 min | Documentary
From December 1936 to February 1937 members of the United Auto Workers organized a sit-down strike inside the General Motors Fisher Body 1 and 2 plants in Flint, Michigan. They ultimately ... See full summary »
Director: Lorraine Gray
12. Union Maids (1976)
50 min | Documentary
Three women union organizers of the early Depression era discuss and reminisce their actions of the time and the current state of the labor movement. Accompanied by a lot of vintage folk music.
13. Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (II) (2004– )
This collection includes the acclaimed rock documentary about Metallica, plus a film checking in with the still-thriving group 10 years later.
15. The Last Days (1998)
PG-13 | 87 min | Documentary, War
In late 1944, even as they faced imminent defeat, the Nazis expended enormous resources to kill or deport over 425,000 Jews during the "cleansing" of Hungary. This Oscar-winning documentary... See full summary »
Votes: 1,789 | Gross: $0.42M
Middletown (1982– )
The family of Howard Snider and their pizza-parlor franchise, which is in danger of foreclosure by the parent company, the Shakey's Pizza Parlor chain.
19. First Contact (1982)
58 min | Documentary
This documentary presents footage of the first contact between the highland tribes of Papua New Guinea, and European explorers. In the 1930s three Australian's, Michael, Daniel and James ... See full summary »
23. An American Family (1973– )
720 min | Documentary, Music, Reality-TV
This was the original "Real World". The show was a weekly documentary which followed the real life travails of the Loud family, a mixed up cluster of suburbanites. The show picked up lots ... See full summary »
Around the World in 80 Plates (2012– )
In and Out of Africa
TV-14 | 44 min | Reality-TV
The chefs are off to Marrakech where The Course takes them on a perilous trip through the Medina. For The Takeover, the teams prepare a local favorite, tagine. Chef Moha Fedal serves as local food expert.
27. The Battle of Chile: Part I (1975)
Not Rated | 191 min | Documentary
The chronicle of the political tension in Chile in 1973 and of the violent counter revolution against the democratically elected government of Salvador Allende.
31. Capitalism: A Love Story (2009)
R | 127 min | Documentary, Crime, News
An examination of the social costs of corporate interests pursuing profits at the expense of the public good.
Votes: 39,965 | Gross: $14.36M
32. Basic Training (1971)
80 min | Documentary
Frederick Wiseman observes basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky in the Vietnam era. Recruits are seen receiving instructions on everything from brushing their teeth to killing enemy soldiers in hand-to-hand combat.
Director: Frederick Wiseman
39. Word Is Out (1977)
124 min | Documentary
More than two dozen men and women of various backgrounds, ages, and races talk to the camera about being gay. Their stories are arranged in loose chronology: early years, fitting in (which ... See full summary »
40. Abortion: Stories from North and South (1984)
55 min | Documentary
This program visits Ireland, England, Japan, Canada, Columbia, and Peru to identify and probe legal and religious factors, in addition to the feelings, attitudes, and solutions regarding unwanted pregnancy, abortion, and contraception.
41. Sleepless in New York (2014)
90 min | Documentary, Drama, Romance
Love is the best thing in life - until it's over. Heartbreak affects us all. Oscar-nominated director Christian Frei teams with famed anthropologist Helen Fisher to examine the power and resilience of love despite it all.
42. Minamata (1971)
105 min | Documentary
A documentary about the plight of the victims of Minamata disease, which was caused by the ingestion of fish containing abnormal amounts of mercury released into the sea by a fertilizer factory owned by the Chisso company.
Director: Noriaki Tsuchimoto
43. Lessons of Darkness (1992)
Not Rated | 54 min | Documentary, War
This film shows the disaster of the Kuwaitian oil fields in flames, with few interviews and no explanatory narration. Hell itself is presented in such beautiful sights and music that one has to be fascinated by it.
44. An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
PG | 96 min | Documentary, News
Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim follows Al Gore on the lecture circuit, as the former presidential candidate campaigns to raise public awareness of the dangers of global warming and calls for immediate action to curb its destructive effects on the environment.
Votes: 78,199 | Gross: $23.81M
45. The Gleaners and I: Two Years Later (2002)
63 min | Documentary
Agnes Varda returns to the people she met in her 2000 documentary on gleaning and meets some new people who were inspired by her first film.
46. Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter (1994)
44 min | Documentary, Short
Deborah Hoffman records and recounts the toll of Alzheimer's disease on her mother, Doris. Hoffman traces the gradual course of the disease and all that she learned as she cared for her mother.
48. The Ties That Bind (1985)
Not Rated | 55 min | Documentary
The Ties That Bind is an experimental documentary about the filmmaker's mother, who was born and lived in southern Germany from 1920-1950. Through a mixture of personal anecdote and social ... See full summary »
49. Journal inachevé (1982)
50 min | Documentary