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1. An Inconvenient Truth (2006)

PG | 96 min | Documentary, News

75 Metascore

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.

Director: Davis Guggenheim | Stars: Al Gore, Billy West, George Bush, George W. Bush

Votes: 78,739 | Gross: $23.81M

2. Bowling for Columbine (2002)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

72 Metascore

Filmmaker Michael Moore explores the roots of America's predilection for gun violence.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Charlton Heston, Marilyn Manson, Salvador Allende

Votes: 136,830 | Gross: $21.24M

3. Dear Pyongyang (2005)

Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary

A Korean-Japanese daughter tries to understand her father's sworn political loyalty to North Korea.

Director: Yong-hi Yang

Votes: 144

4. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)

R | 122 min | Documentary, Drama, War

67 Metascore

Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, George W. Bush, Ben Affleck, Stevie Wonder

Votes: 123,977 | Gross: $119.19M

5. The Flower of Kim Jong II (2009)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary, Drama

44 Metascore

North Korean defectors tell their stories of repression, escape and hope.

Director: N.C. Heikin | Stars: Young Hun Choi, Chol-Hwan Kang, Lee Shin

Votes: 784 | Gross: $0.00M

6. Religulous (2008)

R | 101 min | Documentary, Comedy, War

56 Metascore

Bill Maher's take on the current state of world religion.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Bill Maher, Tal Bachman, Jonathan Boulden, Steven Burg

Votes: 56,572 | Gross: $13.00M

7. Documentary of AKB48: Show Must Go On (2012)

Documentary

Yasushi Akimoto created and produced theater idol group AKB48 in 2005. The group has gone on to become national idols. When the group held 3 concerts at the Seibu Dome, a total of 90,000 ... See full synopsis »

Director: Eiki Takahashi | Stars: Maria Abe, Akb 48, Rina Chikano, Reina Fujie

Votes: 73

9. Pianomania (2009)

Unrated | 93 min | Documentary, Music

67 Metascore

Pianomania follows Stefan Knüpfer, a piano tuner from Steinway and his famous clients Lang Lang, Brendel, Buchbinder and Pierre-Laurent Aimard as they search for the perfect pitch. Truly an... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Cibis, Lilian Franck | Stars: Stephan Knüpfer, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Láng Lang, Till Fellner

Votes: 396 | Gross: $0.05M

10. Der Sturz - Honeckers Ende (2012 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

About the last days of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) and the last dictator Erich Honecker and his wife Margot.

Director: Eric Friedler | Stars: Lothar de Maizière, Peter-Michael Diestel, Mikhail Gorbachev, Gregor Gysi

Votes: 20

12. Zeit der Götter (1992)

95 min | Documentary, History

"Young man, from now on you will only work for me". These were Adolf Hitler's words to the young sculptor Arno Breker in 1936. What would he commission from his new "Phidias"?

Director: Lutz Dammbeck

Votes: 8

13. The Living Desert (1953)

Passed | 69 min | Family, Documentary

69 Metascore

Documentary of the lives of flora and fauna in a desert in the US.

Director: James Algar | Star: Winston Hibler

Votes: 1,147

14. Reel Injun (2009)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Western

63 Metascore

The history of the depiction of Native Americans in Hollywood films.

Directors: Neil Diamond, Catherine Bainbridge, Jeremiah Hayes | Stars: Adam Beach, Chris Eyre, Russell Means, John Trudell

Votes: 1,310

15. The Cove (2009)

PG-13 | 92 min | Documentary, Crime

84 Metascore

Using state-of-the-art equipment, a group of activists, led by renowned dolphin trainer Ric O'Barry, infiltrate a cove near Taijii, Japan to expose both a shocking instance of animal abuse and a serious threat to human health.

Director: Louie Psihoyos | Stars: Richard O'Barry, Louie Psihoyos, Hardy Jones, Michael Illiff

Votes: 46,111 | Gross: $0.87M

16. Disorder (2009)

Not Rated | 58 min | Documentary, News

Footage collected from a dozen amateur videographers woven into a unique city symphony of social dysfunction.

Director: Weikai Huang

Votes: 146

17. The People vs. George Lucas (2010)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Comedy

55 Metascore

An examination of the widespread fan disenchantment with George Lucas.

Director: Alexandre O. Philippe | Stars: Joe Nussbaum, Daryl Frazetti, Doug Jones, Damian Hess

Votes: 4,395

18. Winnebago Man (2009)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

71 Metascore

Jack Rebney is the most famous man you've never heard of - after cursing his way through a Winnebago sales video, Rebney's outrageously funny outtakes became an underground sensation and ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Steinbauer | Stars: Jack Rebney, Ben Steinbauer, Keith Gordon, Nick Prueher

Votes: 4,507 | Gross: $0.18M

19. Jesus Camp (2006)

PG-13 | 87 min | Documentary

62 Metascore

A documentary on kids who attend a summer camp hoping to become the next Billy Graham.

Directors: Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady | Stars: Mike Papantonio, Lou Engle, Becky Fischer, Ted Haggard

Votes: 25,693 | Gross: $0.90M

20. 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: 787 | Gross: $0.01M

21. Wild China (2008– )

60 min | Documentary

An in-depth look at some of China's most impressive natural sites such as the ancient Han kingdom, the Mongol steppes, the Silk Road and the Tibetan Plateau.

Star: Bernard Hill

Votes: 2,549

22. Bakushi: The Incredible Lives of Rope-Masters (2007)

90 min | Documentary

Documentary about the art of Japanese bondage.

Director: Ryuichi Hiroki | Stars: Gô Arisue, Chimuo Nureki, Hiromi Saotome, Norio Sugiura

Votes: 59

24. Just, Melvin: Just Evil (2000)

96 min | Documentary

An in-depth look at the director James Ronald Whitney's family history of incest spanning at least three generations and the devastating consequences that include drug abuse and alcoholism.

Director: James Ronald Whitney | Stars: James Ronald Whitney, Melvin Just

Votes: 1,498

25. Capitalism: A Love Story (2009)

R | 127 min | Documentary, Crime, News

61 Metascore

An examination of the social costs of corporate interests pursuing profits at the expense of the public good.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, William Black, Jimmy Carter, Elijah Cummings

Votes: 40,210 | Gross: $14.36M

26. Ice Guardians (2016)

108 min | Documentary, Sport

On-ice enforcers struggle to rise through the professional ranks of the world's most prestigious hockey league, only to be confronted with a new found fight for the existence of the role itself.

Director: Brett Harvey | Stars: Jay Baruchel, Chris Chelios, Bobby Hull, Sasha Lakovic

Votes: 1,225

27. Gaga: Five Foot Two (2017)

TV-MA | 100 min | Documentary, Music

63 Metascore

This documentary goes behind the scenes with pop provocateur Lady Gaga as she releases a bold new album and prepares for her Super Bowl halftime show.

Director: Chris Moukarbel | Stars: Sandra Amador, Michael Bearden, Tony Bennett, BloodPop

Votes: 10,563

28. Maria By Callas (2017)

PG | 119 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

71 Metascore

An intimate look at the life and work of Greek-American opera singer Maria Callas, as told in her own words.

Director: Tom Volf | Stars: Fanny Ardant, Joyce DiDonato, Maria Callas, David Frost

Votes: 1,288 | Gross: $1.27M

29. Anote's Ark (2018)

77 min | Documentary

A look at the devastating effects that climate change has on the people living on Kiribati, a low-lying atoll in the Pacific.

Director: Matthieu Rytz

Votes: 87

30. McQueen (2018)

R | 111 min | Documentary, Biography

84 Metascore

The life and career of fashion designer Lee Alexander McQueen: from his start as a tailor, to launching and overseeing his eponymous line and his untimely death.

Directors: Ian Bonhôte, Peter Ettedgui | Stars: Bernard Arnault, Joseph Bennett, Detmar Blow, Isabella Blow

Votes: 5,662 | Gross: $1.26M

31. Graves Without a Name (2018)

115 min | Documentary

In Rithy Panh's latest exploration of the lasting effects of the Cambodian genocide, a 13-year-old boy who loses most of his family begins a search for their graves.Cambodian-born, ... See full summary »

Director: Rithy Panh | Star: Randal Douc

Votes: 96

32. The Raven and the Seagull (2018)

70 min | Documentary

The relationship between Greenland and Denmark is full of fantasy and myths. And these are exactly what Danish artist Lasse Lau reflects upon - and in turn documents - in his first feature-length film.

Director: Lasse Lau | Stars: Aannguaq René J. Hansen, Angunnguaq Larsen, Vivi Nielsen, Nukâka

Votes: 41

33. Dead Souls (2018)

495 min | Documentary

89 Metascore

A dozen aging survivors are interviewed from Jiabiangou, a complex of three work camps in Northwest China where supposed rightists were sent for re-education in the 1950s and 1960s under Mao Zedong.

Director: Bing Wang

Votes: 140

34. Period. End of Sentence. (2018)

26 min | Documentary, Short

Indian women fight the stigma surrounding menstruation and begin manufacturing sanitary pads.

Director: Rayka Zehtabchi | Stars: Ajeya, Anita, Gouri Choudari, Shabana Khan

Votes: 4,530

35. Behind the Curve (2018)

TV-14 | 96 min | Documentary

Meet real Flat Earthers, a small but growing contingent of people who firmly believe in a conspiracy to suppress the truth that the Earth is flat.

Director: Daniel J. Clark | Stars: Mark K. Sargent, Jeran Campanella, Dave Chappelle, Robbie Davidson

Votes: 6,680

36. Hail Satan? (2019)

R | 95 min | Documentary

76 Metascore

A look at the quick rise and influence of the controversial religious group known as The Satanic Temple.

Director: Penny Lane | Stars: Jex Blackmore, Chalice Blythe, Nicholas Crowe, Sal De Ciccio

Votes: 3,849 | Gross: $0.42M

37. Fyre (2019)

TV-MA | 97 min | Documentary, Music

75 Metascore

An exclusive behind the scenes look at the infamous unraveling of the Fyre music festival.

Director: Chris Smith | Stars: Billy McFarland, Jason Bell, Gabrielle Bluestone, Shiyuan Deng

Votes: 31,157

38. The Great Happiness Space: Tale of an Osaka Love Thief (2006)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary

Welcome to The Great Happiness Space: Rakkyo Café. The club's owner, Issei (22), has a staff of twenty boys all under his training to become the top escorts of Osaka's underground love ... See full summary »

Director: Jake Clennell

Votes: 1,355



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