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1. Diego Maradona (2019)

130 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

7.7
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75 Metascore

Constructed from over 500 hours of never-before-seen footage, this documentary centers on the career of celebrated football player Diego Armando Maradona, who played for S.S.C. Napoli in the 1980s.

Director: Asif Kapadia | Stars: Diego Armando Maradona, Diego Maradona Jr., Claudia Villafañe, Corrado Ferlaino

Votes: 1,961

2. The Hidden Face (2011)

R | 97 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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Shattered by the unexpected news of their irreversible break-up, an aspiring orchestra conductor is puzzled by his girlfriend's mysterious and seemingly inexplicable case of disappearance. But, can he look beyond the facts?

Director: Andrés Baiz | Stars: Quim Gutiérrez, Martina García, María Soledad Rodríguez, Jose Luis Garcia

Votes: 32,780

3. Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018)

PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary, Biography

8.4
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85 Metascore

An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host, Fred Rogers.

Director: Morgan Neville | Stars: Fred Rogers, Joanne Rogers, John Rogers, Jim Rogers

Votes: 17,854 | Gross: $22.61M

4. Velvet Goldmine (1998)

R | 118 min | Drama, Music

7.0
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65 Metascore

In 1984, British journalist Arthur Stuart investigates the career of 1970s glam superstar Brian Slade, who was heavily influenced in his early years by hard-living and rebellious American singer Curt Wild.

Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Christian Bale, Toni Collette

Votes: 32,030 | Gross: $1.05M

5. The Beatles Anthology (1995–1996)

600 min | Documentary, Music

9.2
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An autobiographical documentary of the greatest of the rock bands.

Stars: Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, George Martin

Votes: 5,737

6. Game of Thrones: The Last Watch (2019 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 114 min | Documentary

7.3
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Chronicling the creation of Game of Thrones (2011)'s final season, its most ambitious and complicated one.

Director: Jeanie Finlay | Stars: Kevin Alexander, Alfie Allen, Jacob Anderson, Gethin Anthony

Votes: 4,638

7. The Designing Women Reunion (2003 TV Movie)

66 min | Comedy, Documentary

7.7
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This five principal original cast members (plus a handful of recurring guests) from the popular sitcom Designing Women (1986) reunite for the first time since 1991 to reminisce and discuss the show.

Director: Harry Thomason | Stars: Delta Burke, Dixie Carter, Annie Potts, Jean Smart

Votes: 37

8. Stardust Memories (1980)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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While attending a retrospective of his work, a filmmaker recalls his life and his loves: the inspirations for his films.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Charlotte Rampling, Jessica Harper, Marie-Christine Barrault

Votes: 19,738 | Gross: $10.39M

9. My Best Fiend (1999)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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70 Metascore

In the 1950s, an adolescent Werner Herzog was transfixed by a film performance of the young Klaus Kinski. Years later, they would share an apartment where, in an unabated, forty-eight-hour ... See full summary »

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, Justo González

Votes: 9,643 | Gross: $0.10M

10. Passage Home (1955)

102 min | Drama

6.0
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Cargo Ship takes on a female passenger. Can the Captain contain the crew and himself as they hit stormy conditions and emotions explode?

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Anthony Steel, Peter Finch, Diane Cilento, Cyril Cusack

Votes: 113

11. Oasis: Supersonic (2016)

R | 122 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.9
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71 Metascore

An in-depth look at the life and music of Manchester-based rock band, Oasis.

Director: Mat Whitecross | Stars: Paul Arthurs, Christine Biller, Mark Coyle, Debbie Turner

Votes: 8,854 | Gross: $0.24M

12. Pina (2011)

PG | 103 min | Documentary, Music

7.7
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83 Metascore

A tribute to the late German choreographer, Pina Bausch, as her dancers perform her most famous creations.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Pina Bausch, Regina Advento, Malou Airaudo, Ruth Amarante

Votes: 13,630 | Gross: $3.52M

13. Empire of Dreams: The Story of the 'Star Wars' Trilogy (2004 Video)

151 min | Documentary, History, Sci-Fi

8.3
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An in-depth making of documentary about the original Star Wars trilogy, covering the productions of the three films and their impact on popular culture.

Directors: Edith Becker, Kevin Burns | Stars: Robert Clotworthy, Walter Cronkite, George Lucas, Steven Spielberg

Votes: 3,241

14. The Audrey Hepburn Story (2000 TV Movie)

PG | 133 min | Biography, Drama

5.9
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Biographic made-for-TV movie of the life of one of Hollywood's most famous actreses: Audrey Hepburn, spaning from her early childhood to the 1960's which details her life as Dutch ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Robman | Stars: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Frances Fisher, Keir Dullea, Gabriel Macht

Votes: 2,309

15. The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (2003)

PG-13 | 107 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.1
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87 Metascore

The story of America as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense under President John F. Kennedy and President Lyndon Baines Johnson, Robert McNamara.

Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Robert McNamara, John F. Kennedy, Fidel Castro, Richard Nixon

Votes: 21,899 | Gross: $4.20M

16. Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special (2015 TV Special)

TV-14 | 106 min | Comedy

8.1
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Former members of Saturday Night Live come together to remember the past 40 years of Saturday Night Live.

Director: Don Roy King | Stars: Fred Armisen, Dan Aykroyd, Alec Baldwin, Vanessa Bayer

Votes: 1,912

17. The Devil and Daniel Johnston (2005)

PG-13 | 110 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.0
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77 Metascore

Daniel Johnston, manic-depressive genius singer/songwriter/artist is revealed in this portrait of madness, creativity and love.

Director: Jeff Feuerzeig | Stars: Daniel Johnston, Mabel Johnston, Bill Johnston, Laurie Allen

Votes: 8,663 | Gross: $0.33M

18. Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (2014)

R | 106 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.4
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The history of the independent film company, The Cannon Film Group, Inc..

Director: Mark Hartley | Stars: Sam Firstenberg, David Paulsen, Luigi Cozzi, Menahem Golan

Votes: 4,717

19. Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives (2015)

Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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A retrospective look at the "Best Hip Hop Radio Show of All-Time".

Director: Bobbito Garcia | Stars: Anthony Alonso, Stretch Armstrong, B-Real, Janet Balis

Votes: 806

20. That's Entertainment! (1974)

G | 135 min | Documentary, Family, Musical

7.8
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Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favourite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history.

Director: Jack Haley Jr. | Stars: Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Bing Crosby, Peter Lawford

Votes: 4,358 | Gross: $26.89M

21. Riding Giants (2004)

PG-13 | 105 min | Documentary, History, Sport

7.9
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80 Metascore

Documentary detailing the origins and history of surf culture.

Director: Stacy Peralta | Stars: Laird Hamilton, Darrick Doerner, Dave Kalama, Jeff Clark

Votes: 4,195 | Gross: $2.28M

22. Tyson (2008)

R | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

7.5
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83 Metascore

A mixture of original interviews, archival footage, and photographs sheds light on the life experiences of Mike Tyson.

Director: James Toback | Stars: Mike Tyson, Mills Lane, Trevor Berbick, Cus D'Amato

Votes: 11,745 | Gross: $0.89M

23. The Wee Man (2013)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama

6.1
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The true-life story of Paul Ferris.

Director: Ray Burdis | Stars: Christina Andrew, Bhrina Bache, Patrick Bergin, Hannah Blamires

Votes: 1,955

24. The Class of '92 (2013)

Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary, Sport

8.0
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The Class of 92, a cinematic documentary detailing the rise to prominence and global sporting superstardom of six supremely talented young Manchester United footballers (David Beckham, ... See full summary »

Directors: Benjamin Turner, Gabe Turner | Stars: David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Gary Neville

Votes: 7,239

25. Mister Rogers: It's You I Like (2018)

TV-PG | 58 min | Documentary

8.3
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Cast members and several Guest Celebrities from the groundbreaking series share their personal perspectives and insights, that pay tribute to television's longest-running children's series, Mister Rogers Neighborhood.

Director: John Paulson | Stars: Michael Keaton, Judd Apatow, Joyce DiDonato, The Empire Brass Quintet

Votes: 145

26. Tales from the Golden Age (2009)

Not Rated | 155 min | Comedy, History

7.8
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68 Metascore

Several urban legends of Communist Romania are dramatized.

Directors: Hanno Höfer, Razvan Marculescu, Cristian Mungiu, Constantin Popescu, Ioana Uricaru | Stars: Diana Cavallioti, Radu Iacoban, Vlad Ivanov, Tania Popa

Votes: 4,624

27. Behind the Music (1997–2014)

Documentary, Biography, Music

7.4
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Musical artists, their careers, their highs, their lows and everything in between are profiled and interviewed.

Stars: Jim Forbes, David Wild, Rick Rubin, Russell Simmons

Votes: 1,232

28. Unraveling the Mystery: A Big Bang Farewell (2019 TV Special)

21 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco host a retrospective look at The Big Bang Theory (2007), sharing backstage secrets, unforgettable clips, personal memories, favorite moments and tours of the iconic sets.

Stars: Kaley Cuoco, Johnny Galecki, Mayim Bialik, Rati Gupta

Votes: 117

29. George Michael: Freedom (2017 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 95 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.7
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A frank and honest account of George Michael's professional life and career, made by the man himself with various artists adding to the narrative.

Directors: David Austin, George Michael | Stars: Emmanuelle Alt, David Austin, Tony Bennett, Jellybean Benítez

Votes: 1,126

30. Friends: The One Before the Last One - Ten Years of Friends (2004 TV Special)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

8.8
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A collection of clips from past episodes, past seasons, leading to the final episode.

Director: Lorna Davis | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 1,099

31. Bob & Doug McKenzie's Two-Four Anniversary (2007 TV Movie)

94 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.8
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A celebration of Canada's most famous comedy hosers.

Director: Henry Sarwer-Foner | Stars: Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas, Tom Cavanagh, Andy Dick

Votes: 68

32. The Filth and the Fury (2000)

R | 108 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.7
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82 Metascore

A film about the career of the notorious punk rock band, the Sex Pistols.

Director: Julien Temple | Stars: Paul Cook, Steve Jones, John Lydon, Glen Matlock

Votes: 5,348 | Gross: $0.61M

33. The Dick Van Dyke Show Revisited (2004 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy

7.4
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A reunion of the surviving cast members from the original 1961-1966 TV series finds Alan Brady wanting Rob and Sally to collaborate on a eulogy for him before he dies.

Director: Ken Whittingham | Stars: Ray Romano, Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Larry Mathews

Votes: 198

34. That '70s Show Special: The Final Goodbye (2006 TV Special)

83 min | Comedy, Romance

8.0
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A look back at the early episodes of That '70s Show, interviews with the cast and crew, and a preview of the series finale.

Director: David Trainer | Stars: Topher Grace, Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, Danny Masterson

Votes: 336

35. Dallas Reunion: Return to Southfork (2004 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

8.7
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The original cast of Dallas reunites at Southfork Ranch to remember the popular 1980's drama nighttime serial that became notorious for its 1980 cliffhanger "Who Shot J.R.?"

Director: Michael Dempsey | Stars: Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray, Larry Hagman, Steve Kanaly

Votes: 76

36. Bobby Robson: More Than a Manager (2018)

104 min | Documentary, Sport

8.2
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The definitive portrait of the late English football manager Sir Bobby Robson, one of the game's most inspirational and influential figures, whose legacy lives on far beyond the football field.

Directors: Gabriel Clarke, Torquil Jones | Stars: José Mourinho, Pep Guardiola, Gary Lineker, Paul Gascoigne

Votes: 1,703

37. Surviving Gilligan's Island: The Incredibly True Story of the Longest Three Hour Tour in History (2001 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A fun behind-the-scenes look into the 60's television series, "Gilligan's Island."

Director: Paul A. Kaufman | Stars: Dawn Wells, Russell Johnson, Bob Denver, Kristen Dalton

Votes: 440

38. I Am Ali (2014)

PG | 111 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

7.2
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55 Metascore

Unprecedented access to Muhammad Ali's personal archive of "audio journals" as well as interviews and testimonials from his inner circle of family and friends are used to tell the legend's life story.

Director: Clare Lewins | Stars: Muhammad Ali, Muhammad Ali Jnr, Hana Ali, Maryum Ali

Votes: 2,987 | Gross: $0.00M

39. Festival Express (2003)

R | 90 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.6
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85 Metascore

The filmed account of a large Canadian rock festival train tour boasting major acts like Janis Joplin, The Grateful Dead and The Band.

Directors: Bob Smeaton, Frank Cvitanovich | Stars: Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead, The Band, Rick Danko

Votes: 2,064 | Gross: $1.17M

40. Milius (2013)

PG | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.5
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59 Metascore

A look at the life of filmmaker John Milius.

Directors: Joey Figueroa, Zak Knutson | Stars: John Milius, Ethan Milius, Amanda Milius, Walter Murch

Votes: 1,714

41. The Punk Singer (2013)

Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.4
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75 Metascore

A look at the life of activist, musician, and cultural icon Kathleen Hanna, who formed the punk band Bikini Kill and pioneered the "riot grrrl" movement of the 1990s.

Director: Sini Anderson | Stars: Kathleen Hanna, Carrie Brownstein, Kim Gordon, Joan Jett

Votes: 2,535 | Gross: $0.12M

42. That's Entertainment! III (1994)

G | 113 min | Documentary, Family, Musical

7.6
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Some of MGM's musical stars review the studio's history of musicals. From The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929) to Brigadoon (1954), from the first musical talkies to Gene Kelly in Singin' in ... See full summary »

Directors: Bud Friedgen, Michael J. Sheridan | Stars: Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly, Ann Miller, Mickey Rooney

Votes: 1,297 | Gross: $0.27M

43. That's Entertainment, Part II (1976)

G | 133 min | Documentary, Family, Musical

7.4
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Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.

Director: Gene Kelly | Stars: Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney

Votes: 1,870 | Gross: $6.54M

44. Little House Years (1979 TV Movie)

132 min | Drama, Family

8.3
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"Little House on the Prairie" Thanksgiving clip show in which Laura Ingalls reminisces about the Ingalls' journeys and struggles during a family Thanksgiving gathering.

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Michael Landon, Karen Grassle, Melissa Gilbert, Melissa Sue Anderson

Votes: 178

45. Frasier: Analyzing the Laughter (2004 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy

7.5
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Frasier Crane visits his therapist and reminisces over the events of the past 11 years since his move from Boston to Seattle, in a clip show designed to commemorate the event of the last ever episode of Frasier (1993).

Director: Kelsey Grammer | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Fred Willard, Cleto Augusto, Donna Bullock

Votes: 109

46. QT8: The First Eight (2019)

120 min | Documentary | Post-production

A documentary that focuses on the first 21 years of Quentin Tarantino's career and includes interviews with his frequent collaborators.

Director: Tara Wood | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Christoph Waltz, Diane Kruger

47. Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood (2003)

TV-14 | 119 min | Documentary

7.5
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A look at 1970s Hollywood when it was known as New Hollywood, and the director was the star of the movie.

Director: Kenneth Bowser | Stars: Martin Scorsese, Dennis Hopper, Peter Bogdanovich, Sam Peckinpah

Votes: 2,510

48. The Independent (2000)

R | 81 min | Comedy

5.9
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52 Metascore

A notorious B-movie director tries for a comeback by seeking out the film rights to the life story of a serial killer who wants his biography film to be a musical.

Director: Stephen Kessler | Stars: Jerry Stiller, Janeane Garofalo, Max Perlich, Ted Demme

Votes: 1,082 | Gross: $0.24M

49. A Decade Under the Influence (2003)

R | 138 min | Documentary

7.6
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67 Metascore

A documentary examining the decade of the 1970s as a turning point in American cinema. Some of today's best filmmakers interview the influential directors of that time.

Directors: Ted Demme, Richard LaGravenese | Stars: Francis Ford Coppola, William Friedkin, Robert Altman, John G. Avildsen

Votes: 2,421 | Gross: $0.03M

50. Mau Mau Sex Sex (2001)

58 min | Documentary

7.0
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53 Metascore

A documentary about the history of exploitation films that focuses on the careers of legendary producers David F. Friedman and Dan Sonney.

Director: Ted Bonnitt | Stars: David F. Friedman, Dan Sonney, Frank Henenlotter, Mike Vraney

Votes: 147



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