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1. Senna (2010)

PG-13 | 106 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

8.6
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79 Metascore

A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34.

Director: Asif Kapadia | Stars: Ayrton Senna, Alain Prost, Frank Williams, Ron Dennis

Votes: 50,602 | Gross: $1.61M

2. The Arrival of a Train (1896)

Not Rated | 1 min | Documentary, Short

7.4
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A train arrives at La Ciotat station.

Directors: Auguste Lumière, Louis Lumière

Votes: 8,020

3. Lektionen in Finsternis (1992)

Not Rated | 54 min | Documentary, War

8.1
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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.

Director: Werner Herzog | Star: Werner Herzog

Votes: 4,247

4. The Sorrow and the Pity (1969)

PG | 251 min | Documentary, History, War

8.3
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From 1940 to 1944, France's Vichy government collaborated with Nazi Germany. Marcel Ophüls mixes archival footage with 1969 interviews of a German officer and of collaborators and ... See full summary »

Director: Marcel Ophüls | Stars: Georges Bidault, Matthäus Bleibinger, Charles Braun, Maurice Buckmaster

Votes: 3,047

5. Les glaneurs et la glaneuse (2000)

Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary

7.7
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83 Metascore

An intimate, picaresque inquiry into French life as lived by the country's poor and its provident, as well as by the film's own director, Agnes Varda. The aesthetic, political and moral ... See full summary »

Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: François Wertheimer, Agnès Varda, Bodan Litnanski

Votes: 4,330 | Gross: $0.15M

6. Murder on a Sunday Morning (2001)

Not Rated | 111 min | Documentary, Crime

8.0
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Oscar-winning documentary that documents a murder trial in which a 15-year-old African-American is wrongfully accused of a 2000 murder in Jacksonville, Florida.

Director: Jean-Xavier de Lestrade | Stars: Ann Finnell, Patrick McGuinness, James Williams, Michael Glover

Votes: 3,754

7. The Take (2004)

Unrated | 87 min | Documentary

7.8
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66 Metascore

The film in not about auto-parts workers in suburban Buenos Aires, but about workers of a ceramic floors factory in Neuquen, several hundred miles southward, in Argentinian Patagonia.

Director: Avi Lewis | Stars: Matilde Adorno, Michel Camadessus, Bill Clinton, Gustavo Cordera

Votes: 1,103

8. Waste Land (2010)

Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary

7.9
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78 Metascore

On the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro is Jardim Gramacho, the world's largest landfill, where men and women sift through garbage for a living. Artist Vik Muniz produces portraits of the workers and learns about their lives.

Directors: Lucy Walker, Karen Harley, João Jardim | Star: Vik Muniz

Votes: 7,744 | Gross: $0.19M

9. 30 for 30 (2009– )
Episode: The Two Escobars (2010)

104 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.5
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The rise of Colombian soccer is attributed to the influx of drug money into the sport by Pablo Escobar and the other drug cartels. However, the team's swift decline after Escobar's death results in the murder of star player Andres Escobar.

Directors: Jeff Zimbalist, Michael Zimbalist | Stars: María Ester Escobar, Francisco Maturana, Alexis García V., Jaime Gaviria Gómez

Votes: 2,904

10. La sierra (2005)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary

7.7
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64 Metascore

A documentary on three young people who live in Medellín, Colombia, an area ruled by a gang with ties to the nation's paramilitary armies.

Directors: Scott Dalton, Margarita Martinez | Stars: Edison Flores, Jesús Martínez, Cielo Muñoz

Votes: 332

11. The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (2003)

Unrated | 74 min | Documentary

8.4
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81 Metascore

In April 2002, an Irish film crew is making a documentary about Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, when a coup from the opposition is made.

Directors: Kim Bartley, Donnacha O'Briain | Stars: Hugo Chávez, Pedro Carmona, Jesse Helms, Colin Powell

Votes: 2,207

12. Rivers and Tides (2001)

TV-G | 90 min | Documentary

8.1
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82 Metascore

Portrait of Andy Goldsworthy, an artist whose specialty is ephemeral sculptures made from elements of nature.

Director: Thomas Riedelsheimer | Stars: Andy Goldsworthy, Anna Goldsworthy, Holly Goldsworthy, James Goldsworthy

Votes: 2,037

13. Reindeerspotting - pako Joulumaasta (2010)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary

7.4
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45 Metascore

This documentary tells the story of Jani, a 19-year-old drug addict living on social welfare among with his friends. Tired of his life in a remote city in Rovaniemi, he decides to travel by... See full summary »

Director: Joonas Neuvonen | Star: Jani Raappana

Votes: 2,704

14. Miesten vuoro (2010)

81 min | Documentary

8.0
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Finnish men in sauna, speaking straight from the heart.

Directors: Joonas Berghäll, Mika Hotakainen | Stars: Timo Aalto, Pekka Ahonen, Aarne Aksila, Mauno Alasuutari

Votes: 2,256

15. The House Is Black (1963)

20 min | Documentary, Short

8.0
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Set in a leper colony in the north of Iran, The House is Black juxtaposes "ugliness", of which there is much in the world as stated in the opening scenes, with religion and gratitude.

Director: Forugh Farrokhzad | Stars: Forugh Farrokhzad, Ebrahim Golestan, Hossein Mansouri

Votes: 3,156

16. Shame (II) (2006)

95 min | Documentary

7.9
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In modern Pakistan, Ghulam Fareed lives a poor lifestyle in Meerwala along with his daughter, Mukhtaran Mai and son, Shaqoor. Meerwala is a village without any roads, schools, a Police ... See full summary »

Director: Mohammed Naqvi | Stars: Mukhtaran Mai, Faiz Buy Mastoi, Shaqoor G. Fareed, Hazoor Bux Fareed

Votes: 108

17. Anna ot 6 do 18 (1994)

100 min | Documentary, Biography

7.6
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Director Nikita Mikhalkov documents the history of Russia from 1980 to 1991 by annually asking his daughter Anna such questions as "What do you love the most?", "What scares you the most?",... See full summary »

Director: Nikita Mikhalkov | Stars: Nikita Mikhalkov, Anna Mikhalkova, Nadezhda Mikhalkova

Votes: 577

18. The Mark of Cain (2001)

73 min | Documentary

7.7
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Sailing ships, stars, angels and executioners, The Mark of Cain chronicles the vanishing practice and language of Russian Criminal Tattoos. Captured in some of Russia's most notorious ... See full summary »

Director: Alix Lambert

Votes: 327

19. Tishe! (2003)

82 min | Documentary

7.7
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The director films the street where he lives in St. Petersburg, for a whole year, documenting the changes caused by the celebration of its 300th anniversary.

Director: Victor Kossakovsky

Votes: 274

20. My Perestroika (2010)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

7.2
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90 Metascore

Tells the story of five people from the last generation of Soviet children who were brought up behind the Iron Curtain. Just coming of age when the USSR collapsed, they witnessed the world ... See full summary »

Director: Robin Hessman

Votes: 553 | Gross: $0.24M

21. Burma VJ: Reporter i et lukket land (2008)

Unrated | 84 min | Documentary, History, News

8.0
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82 Metascore

Using smuggled footage, this documentary tells the story of the 2007 protests in Burma by thousands of monks.

Director: Anders Østergaard | Stars: George W. Bush, Ko Muang, Aung San Suu Kyi

Votes: 2,200 | Gross: $0.05M

22. The Endurance (2000)

G | 97 min | Documentary, History

7.9
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85 Metascore

A retelling of Sir Ernest Shackleton 's ill-fated expedition to Antarctica in 1914-1916, featuring new footage of the actual locations and interviews with surviving relatives of key ... See full summary »

Director: George Butler | Stars: Liam Neeson, Julian Ayer, John Blackborow, David Cale

Votes: 1,664 | Gross: $2.45M

23. Kon-Tiki (1950)

Approved | 77 min | Documentary

8.0
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A documentary about the Kon-Tiki expedition of the Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl.

Director: Thor Heyerdahl | Stars: Thor Heyerdahl, Herman Watzinger, Erik Hesselberg, Knut Haugland

Votes: 1,990

24. Bill Cosby: Himself (1983)

PG | 105 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.2
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A concert film in which Bill Cosby discusses weekends, raising children, dentists, and many other situations.

Director: Bill Cosby | Star: Bill Cosby

Votes: 3,236

25. Dave Chappelle: Killin' Them Softly (2000 TV Special)

57 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.8
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Dave Chappelle returns to D.C. and riffs on politics, police, race relations, drugs, Sesame Street and more.

Director: Stan Lathan | Stars: Dave Chappelle, Albert Precourt

Votes: 5,902

26. GasLand (2010)

Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary

7.7
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An exploration of the fracking petroleum extraction industry and the serious environmental consequences involved.

Director: Josh Fox | Stars: Josh Fox, Dick Cheney, Pete Seeger, Richard Nixon

Votes: 9,780 | Gross: $0.03M

27. Harlan County U.S.A. (1976)

PG | 103 min | Documentary

8.3
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80 Metascore

A filmed account of a bitterly violent miner strike.

Director: Barbara Kopple | Stars: Norman Yarborough, Houston Elmore, Phil Sparks, John Corcoran

Votes: 3,945

28. A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995 TV Movie)

225 min | Documentary

8.6
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Martin Scorsese describes his initial and growing obsession with films from the 1940s and 50s as the art form developed and grew with clips from classics and cult classics.

Directors: Martin Scorsese, Michael Henry Wilson | Stars: Martin Scorsese, Allison Anders, Kathryn Bigelow, Francis Ford Coppola

Votes: 4,171

29. America: Freedom to Fascism (2006)

95 min | Documentary

8.0
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43 Metascore

A documentary that explores the connection between income tax collection and the erosion of civil liberties in America.

Director: Aaron Russo | Stars: Aaron Russo, John Turner, Joe Banister, Sherry Peel Jackson

Votes: 2,369 | Gross: $0.09M

30. Waco: The Rules of Engagement (1997)

Not Rated | 165 min | Documentary, History

8.0
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A reassessment of the tragedy at Waco that left 76 members of the Branch Davidian religious sect dead.

Director: William Gazecki | Stars: Dan Gifford, Clive Doyle, Jack Harwell, Joseph Penno

Votes: 2,781

31. End of the Century (2003)

Unrated | 110 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.0
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74 Metascore

The story of the punk rock band The Ramones.

Directors: Jim Fields, Michael Gramaglia | Stars: Rick Rubin, Tommy Ramone, Dee Dee Ramone, Johnny Ramone

Votes: 3,178 | Gross: $0.39M

32. Promises (2001)

106 min | Documentary

8.5
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80 Metascore

Several Jewish and Palestinian children are followed for three years and put in touch with each other, in this alternative look at the Jewish-Palestinian conflict. The three filmmakers ... See full summary »

Directors: B.Z. Goldberg, Justine Shapiro, Carlos Bolado | Stars: Moishe Bar Am, B.Z. Goldberg, Shlomo Green, Sanabel Hassan

Votes: 2,457 | Gross: $0.24M

33. Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! (2008)

R | 103 min | Documentary

7.7
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76 Metascore

The story of the Australian exploitation genre cinema of 1970s and 80s.

Director: Mark Hartley | Stars: Phillip Adams, Glory Annen, Christine Amor, Victoria Anoux

Votes: 3,499 | Gross: $0.02M

34. The Trials of Henry Kissinger (2002)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

7.7
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72 Metascore

A film about the war crimes of the American diplomat, Henry Kissinger.

Director: Eugene Jarecki | Stars: Brian Cox, Henry Kissinger, Anna Chennault, Amy Goodman

Votes: 1,824 | Gross: $0.52M

35. The War on Democracy (2007)

96 min | Documentary

8.3
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Award winning journalist John Pilger examines the role of Washington in America's manipulation of Latin American politics during the last 50 years leading up to the struggle by ordinary ... See full summary »

Directors: Christopher Martin, John Pilger, Sean Crotty | Stars: John Pilger, Philip Agee, Salvador Allende, Jacobo Arbenz

Votes: 2,003

36. The Lives of Mount Druitt Youth (2010)

60 min | Documentary, Drama

8.5
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Come with Saad as he visits Mount Druitt & interviews the youth of Mount Druitt about everyday issues like crime, drugs, money & shows how its not all bad in Mount Druitt.

Director: Saad Adam | Stars: Drew Pearson, Saad Adam, Evan Adam, Simon Bodie

Votes: 593

37. Forbidden Lie$ (2007)

Not Rated | 104 min | Documentary, Drama

7.8
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85 Metascore

A dramatized documentary investigating accusations that "Forbidden Love" author Norma Khouri made up her biographical tale of a Muslim friend who was killed for dating a Christian.

Director: Anna Broinowski | Stars: Norma Khouri, Malcolm Knox, Rana Husseini, Caroline Overington

Votes: 542

38. Chia e tazi pesen? (2003)

70 min | Documentary, Music

7.9
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Two centuries after Goncharov's Critical Realism and Gorki's Socialist Humanism, two free-spirited public enthusiasts aim to discover a common Socialist Realism artwork of the Balkans, ... See full summary »

Director: Adela Peeva

Votes: 179

39. Puskás Hungary (2009)

Not Rated | 116 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

8.7
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This is a spectacular, exciting and emotional portrayal of Ferenc Puskas, the kid from Kispest who became the brightest star in the footballing galaxy.

Director: Tamás Almási | Stars: József Gyabronka, Franz Beckenbauer, György Bodnár, Pál Borbély

Votes: 917

40. Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten (2007)

Unrated | 124 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.7
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79 Metascore

As the front man of the Clash from 1977 onwards, Joe Strummer changed people's lives forever. Four years after his death, his influence reaches out around the world, more strongly now than ... See full summary »

Director: Julien Temple | Stars: Joe Strummer, Steve Jones, Mick Jones, Brigitte Bardot

Votes: 3,336 | Gross: $0.25M

41. U2's Beautiful Day (2002 Video)

132 min | Documentary, Music

8.7
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The world's greatest rock band return to Ireland to play a sold out Slane Castle, in a concert that will live long in the memory of everyone there.

Directors: Hamish Hamilton, Maurice Linnane | Stars: Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.

Votes: 1,092

42. Red Hot Chili Peppers: Live at Slane Castle (2003 Video)

102 min | Documentary, Music

9.0
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Live at Slane Castle is a Red Hot Chili Peppers concert video released in 2003, two years after the release of their last concert DVD, Off the Map. The concert taped was their second show ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Wickham | Stars: Flea, John Frusciante, Anthony Kiedis, Red Hot Chili Peppers

Votes: 973

43. Presunto culpable (2008)

87 min | Documentary

8.2
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Two young Mexican attorneys attempt to exonerate a wrongly convicted man by making a documentary. In the process, they expose the contradictions of a judicial system that presumes suspects guilty until proven innocent.

Directors: Roberto Hernández, Geoffrey Smith

Votes: 1,237

44. De nadie (2005)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

7.7
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The story of a Central American immigrant's difficult journey to the United States in search for a better life.

Director: Tin Dirdamal

Votes: 151

45. Gadajace glowy (1980)

16 min | Documentary, Short

8.1
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People of different age, profession and social status answer two simple questions: who they are and what they want from life.

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski

Votes: 1,878

46. The Children of Leningradsky (2005)

35 min | Short, Documentary

8.0
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AIDS, drug abuse, police brutality, and other social ills in post-Soviet Russia.

Directors: Andrzej Celinski, Hanna Polak

Votes: 581

47. Beats of Freedom - Zew wolnosci (2010)

73 min | Documentary, Music

7.1
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A history of Polish rock and independence.

Directors: Leszek Gnoinski, Wojciech Slota | Stars: Robert Brylewski, Walter Chelstowski, Krzysztof Cugowski, Krzysztof Grabowski

Votes: 245

48. War Photographer (2001)

96 min | Documentary, War

8.0
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79 Metascore

Documentary about war photographer James Nachtwey, considered by many the greatest war photographer ever.

Director: Christian Frei | Stars: James Nachtwey, Christiane Amanpour, Hans-Hermann Klare, Christiane Breustedt

Votes: 3,550

49. A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, War

7.9
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A theatrical documentary on the planet's dwindling oil resources.

Directors: Basil Gelpke, Raymond McCormack, Reto Caduff | Stars: Wade Adams, Abdul Samad Al-Awadi, Fadhil J. Al-Chalabi, Roscoe Bartlett

Votes: 1,863

50. The World According to Bush (2004 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, War

7.9
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The 1000 days of George W. Bush's presidency from the 9/11 attacks to the iraqi quagmire. How a bunch of people influenced by neo-cons hawks took control of the US foreign policy.

Director: William Karel | Stars: John Ashcroft, Robert Baer, Tony Blair, Antony Blinken

Votes: 673

51. Memoria del saqueo (2004)

120 min | Documentary

8.0
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After the fall of the military dictatorship in 1983, successive democratic governments launched a series of reforms purporting to turn Argentina into the world's most liberal and prosperous... See full summary »

Director: Fernando E. Solanas | Stars: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Fernando E. Solanas, Ronnie Wood

Votes: 865

52. Der Lauf der Dinge (1987)

Not Rated | 30 min | Documentary, Short

7.7
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Inside a warehouse, a precarious 70-100 feet long structure has been constructed using various items. When this is set in motion, a chain reaction ensues. Fire, water, law of gravity as ... See full summary »

Directors: Peter Fischli, David Weiss

Votes: 790

53. Tintin et moi (2003)

75 min | Documentary, Biography

7.6
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A high-profiled documentary about Hergé and his major cartoon success, Tintin, based in part on previously unreleased archive tape footage.

Director: Anders Østergaard | Stars: Hergé, Numa Sadoul, Michael Farr, Harry Thompson

Votes: 562

54. Orson Welles: The One-Man Band (1995)

88 min | Documentary

7.7
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Orson Welles' archives of unfinished/never released movies and the last years of his life from the perspective of Oja Kodar (life and artistic partner Of Orson Welles in his last years). ... See full summary »

Directors: Vassili Silovic, Oja Kodar | Stars: Oja Kodar, Ingrid Bergman, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Michael Bryant

Votes: 406

55. La dignidad de los nadies (2005)

120 min | Documentary

8.0
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The degraded socio-economic condition of Argentina leading to the December 2001 rebellions, and its consequent social chaos analyzed by focusing on real people from Buenos Aires poorest ... See full summary »

Director: Fernando E. Solanas | Star: Fernando E. Solanas

Votes: 248

56. Step Across the Border (1990)

90 min | Documentary, Music

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Add a Plot

Directors: Nicolas Humbert, Werner Penzel | Stars: Jonas Mekas, Julia Judge, John Spacely, Tom Walker

Votes: 258

57. L'odyssée de l'espèce (2003 TV Movie)

270 min | Documentary

7.4
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8 million years of the human species

Directors: Jacques Malaterre, Javier G. Salanova | Stars: Pere Arquillué, Peter Batakliev, Léa-Marie Cantin, Emmanuel Charest

Votes: 267

58. Die Frau mit den 5 Elefanten (2009)

93 min | Documentary

7.7
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66 Metascore

First her father ends up in one of Stalin's prison camps, then young Svetlana herself experiences the German invasion. In order to survive she learns German at home in Kiev. She is good and... See full summary »

Director: Vadim Jendreyko | Stars: Svetlana Geier, Anna Götte, Hannelore Hagen, Jürgen Klodt

Votes: 239 | Gross: $0.01M

59. The Pervert's Guide to Cinema (2006)

150 min | Documentary

7.9
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Slavoj Zizek examines famous films in a philosophical and a psychoanalytic context.

Director: Sophie Fiennes | Star: Slavoj Zizek

Votes: 5,261

60. Unser täglich Brot (2005)

Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary

7.6
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86 Metascore

OUR DAILY BREAD is a wide-screen tableau of a feast which isn't always easy to digest - and in which we all take part. A pure, meticulous and high-end film experience that enables the audience to form their own ideas.

Director: Nikolaus Geyrhalter | Stars: Claus Hansen Petz, Arkadiusz Rydellek, Barbara Hinz, Renata Wypchlo

Votes: 2,232

61. Workingman's Death (2005)

Not Rated | 122 min | Documentary

8.1
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67 Metascore

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

Director: Michael Glawogger

Votes: 1,501

62. Foreigners out! Schlingensiefs Container (2002)

90 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

7.9
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FOREIGNERS OUT! SCHLINGENSIEFS CONTAINER is a thrilling, insightful, funny chronicle and reflection of one of he biggest public pranks and acts of art terrorism ever committed. Austria 2000... See full summary »

Director: Paul Poet | Stars: Christoph Schlingensief, Matthias Lilienthal, Rainer Laux, Elfriede Jelinek

Votes: 244

63. Life in Loops (A Megacities RMX) (2006)

79 min | Documentary

8.5
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A remix of images and sounds, using a films original material and mixing it with new imagery.

Director: Timo Novotny

Votes: 248

64. Pianomania (2009)

Unrated | 93 min | Documentary, Music

7.5
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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, Lang Lang, Till Fellner

Votes: 384 | Gross: $0.05M

65. Cooking History (2009)

88 min | Documentary

7.4
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Interviews with military cooks from various European armies.

Director: Péter Kerekes | Stars: Vassily Nikolaevich Logunov, Franz Weinhart, Klavdia Matveevna Lobanova, Franz Wienhart

Votes: 228

66. My Winnipeg (2007)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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84 Metascore

Fact, fantasy and memory are woven seamlessly together in this portrait of film-maker Guy Maddin's home town of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Director: Guy Maddin | Stars: Darcy Fehr, Ann Savage, Louis Negin, Amy Stewart

Votes: 4,169 | Gross: $0.16M

67. Hitman Hart: Wrestling with Shadows (1998 TV Movie)

R | 93 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

8.2
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Documentary focusing on the career of pro wrestler Bret Hart & his controversial exit from the WWF.

Director: Paul Jay | Stars: Bret Hart, Owen Hart, Brian Pillman, Blade Hart

Votes: 3,347

68. Ryan (2004)

TV-PG | 14 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

7.6
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The movie talks about the life of Ryan Larkin, a gifted Canadian animator of the late '60s and the early '70s.

Director: Chris Landreth | Stars: Ryan Larkin, Chris Landreth, Felicity Fanjoy, Derek Lamb

Votes: 2,495

69. Global Metal (2008)

93 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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A continued examination of the heavy metal subculture focusing on the adaptation and performance of heavy metal in various global communities, and how the increased import of Western cultural forms has impacted new global markets.

Directors: Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen | Stars: Tom Araya, Ken Ayugai, Rafael Bittencourt, Max Cavalera

Votes: 4,102

70. 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: 2,400

71. Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (2010)

Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.5
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An in-depth look at the Canadian rock band Rush, chronicling the band's musical evolution from their progressive rock sound of the '70s to their current heavy rock style.

Directors: Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen | Stars: Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, Neil Peart, Trent Reznor

Votes: 3,373

72. Deep Sea (2006)

G | 41 min | Documentary, Short

7.6
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78 Metascore

A 3-D digital exploration of the ocean's depths and its creatures.

Director: Howard Hall | Stars: Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet

Votes: 1,537 | Gross: $46.27M

73. Chronos (1985)

Not Rated | 43 min | Documentary

7.8
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Carefully picked scenes of nature and civilization are viewed at high speed using time-lapse cinematography in an effort to demonstrate the history of various regions.

Director: Ron Fricke

Votes: 2,681

74. Hubble 3D (2010)

G | 44 min | Documentary

7.8
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79 Metascore

An IMAX 3D camera chronicles the effort of 7 astronauts aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis to repair the Hubble Space Telescope.

Director: Toni Myers | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Scott D. Altman, Megan McArthur, Andrew J. Feustel

Votes: 3,754 | Gross: $52.01M

75. Gui tu lie che (2009)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Drama

7.7
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86 Metascore

A couple embarks on a journey home for Chinese new year along with 130 million other migrant workers, to reunite with their children and struggle for a future. Their unseen story plays out as China soars towards being a world superpower.

Director: Lixin Fan | Stars: Changhua Zhang, Yang Zhang, Suqin Chen, Qin Zhang

Votes: 3,086 | Gross: $0.29M

76. The End of Suburbia: Oil Depletion and the Collapse of the American Dream (2004)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, War

7.6
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The modern suburbs have ultimately become an unsustainable way of living. They were originally developed in an era of cheap oil, when the automobile became the center of the way people ... See full summary »

Director: Gregory Greene | Stars: Barrie Zwicker, James Howard Kunstler, Peter Calthorpe, Michael Klare

Votes: 965

77. Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Roméo Dallaire (2004)

90 min | Documentary

8.2
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80 Metascore

The story of Canadian Lt. Gen. Roméo Dallaire, and his controversial command of the United Nations mission to Rwanda during the 1994 genocide.

Director: Peter Raymont | Stars: Gerry Caplan, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Roméo Dallaire

Votes: 949

78. Heavy Metal in Baghdad (2007)

R | 84 min | Documentary, Music, War

7.7
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In the late summer of 2006, in the middle of the insurgency, filmmakers Eddy Moretti and Suroosh Alvi traveled to Baghdad to meet and interview the only heavy metal band in Iraq, ... See full summary »

Directors: Suroosh Alvi, Eddy Moretti | Stars: Firas Al-Lateef, Suroosh Alvi, Marwan Reyad, Faisal Talal

Votes: 1,050

79. Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010)

G | 90 min | Documentary, History

7.4
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86 Metascore

Werner Herzog gains exclusive access to film inside the Chauvet caves of Southern France and captures the oldest known pictorial creations of humanity.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Jean Clottes, Julien Monney, Jean-Michel Geneste

Votes: 13,068 | Gross: $5.23M

80. Le monde selon Monsanto (2008 TV Movie)

108 min | Documentary

8.1
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You do not have to believe that God exists, but you will after this movie know that the devil poster! Monsanto is the largest global company that produces agricultural products: pesticides,... See full summary »

Director: Marie-Monique Robin | Stars: David Baker, Ken Cook, David Carpenter, Robert Bellé

Votes: 1,569

81. Facing Ali (2009)

R | 100 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

8.1
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Ten of Muhammad Ali's former rivals pay tribute to the three-time world heavyweight champion.

Director: Pete McCormack | Stars: George Chuvalo, Henry Cooper, George Foreman, Joe Frazier

Votes: 2,886

82. U2: Zoo TV Live from Sydney (1994)

118 min | Documentary, Music

8.8
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U2 perform live in Sydney, Australia in 1993 on the fifth leg of their iconic Zoo TV Tour.

Director: David Mallet | Stars: Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.

Votes: 871

83. Shadow Company (2006)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary

7.8
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A groundbreaking investigation into the secretive world of private security forces in Iraq.

Directors: Nick Bicanic, Jason Bourque | Stars: Alan Bell, Phil Lancaster, Madelaine Drohan, Robert Young Pelton

Votes: 656

84. RiP: A Remix Manifesto (2009)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Music

7.6
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A documentary which examines copyright issues in the information age.

Director: Brett Gaylor | Star: Cory Doctorow

Votes: 1,143

85. Ceský sen (2004)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.5
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72 Metascore

Two students from the Czech Film Academy commission a leading advertising agency to organize a huge campaign for the opening of a new supermarket named Czech Dream. The supermarket however ... See full summary »

Directors: Vít Klusák, Filip Remunda | Stars: Varhan Orchestrovich Bauer, Jaromír Kalina, Vít Klusák, Martin Prikryl

Votes: 1,955 | Gross: $0.02M

86. Knjiga rekorda Sutke (2005)

78 min | Documentary

8.1
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A documentary about bizarre residents of Shutka, a Macedonian village built on the former city dump area.

Director: Aleksandar Manic | Stars: Jasar Destani, Bajram Severdzan

Votes: 827

87. Obcan Havel (2008)

119 min | Documentary

7.8
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A documentary revealing former Czech president Vaclav Havel's private moments and backroom dealings.

Directors: Miroslav Janek, Pavel Koutecký | Stars: Václav Havel, Ivan Medek, Anna Freimanová, Vladimír Hanzel

Votes: 416

88. Olympia Part One: Festival of the Nations (1938)

Not Rated | 111 min | Documentary, Sport

8.0
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The document of the 1936 Olympics at Berlin.

Director: Leni Riefenstahl | Stars: David Albritton, Arvo Askola, Jack Beresford, Erwin Blask

Votes: 3,638

89. The White Diamond (2004)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary

7.6
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83 Metascore

About the daring adventure of exploring rain forest canopy with a novel flying device-the Jungle Airship. Airship engineer Dr. Graham Dorrington embarks on a trip to the giant Kaieteur ... See full summary »

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Graham Dorrington, Dieter Plage, Adrian de Schryver

Votes: 3,869

90. Berlin: Symphony of a Great City (1927)

65 min | Documentary

7.7
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This movie shows us one day in Berlin, the rhythm of that time, starting at the earliest morning and ends in the deepest night.

Director: Walter Ruttmann | Star: Paul von Hindenburg

Votes: 3,147

91. Olympia 2. Teil - Fest der Schönheit (1938)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Sport

7.9
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The document of the 1936 Olympics at Berlin, orchestrated as Nazi propaganda.

Director: Leni Riefenstahl | Stars: Sheigo Arai, Jack Beresford, Ralf Berzsenyi, Ferenc Csík

Votes: 2,726

92. Paragraph 175 (2000)

81 min | Documentary, History, Romance

7.9
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85 Metascore

Historian Klaus Müller interviews survivors of the Nazi persecution of homosexuals because of the German Penal Code of 1871, Paragraph 175.

Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: Rupert Everett, Klaus Müller, Karl Gorath, Pierre Seel

Votes: 1,680 | Gross: $0.07M

93. Die Macht der Bilder: Leni Riefenstahl (1993)

180 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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A documentary about the life and work of Leni Riefenstahl, a German film director most notorious for making the most effective propaganda films for the Nazis.

Director: Ray Müller | Stars: Leni Riefenstahl, Marlene Dietrich, Walter Frentz, Joseph Goebbels

Votes: 1,336 | Gross: $0.45M

94. Before Flying Back to Earth (2005)

52 min | Documentary

8.8
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A short documentary about a hospital ward for children with leukemia in Lithuania.

Director: Arunas Matelis

Votes: 1,094

95. The Wall: Live in Berlin (1990 Video)

115 min | Documentary, Music

8.6
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A recording of the 1990 Berlin benefit concert in which Roger Waters leads an all star cast in performing his famous concept album.

Directors: Ken O'Neill, Roger Waters | Stars: Bryan Adams, The Band, The Bleeding Heart Band, Graham Broad

Votes: 1,841

96. Rammstein: Lichtspielhaus (2003 Video)

Not Rated | 210 min | Music, Documentary

8.9
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A collection of Rammstein's music videos, live performances, behind-the-scenes featurettes, and television commercials.

Directors: Zoran Bihac, Mathilde Bonnefoy, Rob Cohen, Emanuel Fialik, Jörn Heitmann, László Kadar, Hannes Rossacher, Philipp Stölzl | Stars: Richard Kruspe, Paul Landers, Till Lindemann, Flake Lorenz

Votes: 727

97. Rhythm Is It! (2004)

100 min | Documentary, Music

7.8
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RHYTHM IS IT! records the first big educational project of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra under Sir Simon Rattle. The orchestra ventured out of the ivory tower of high culture into ... See full summary »

Directors: Thomas Grube, Enrique Sánchez Lansch | Stars: Simon Rattle, Royston Maldoom, Susannah Broughton, Marie Theinert

Votes: 602

98. Die Hyänen vom Mara Fluss (2004 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

8.2
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American biologists Chantal and Karen observe and follow the Tarek Clan day and night - the largest pack of spotted hyenas in Kenyas Masai Mara wildlife reserve. The documentary reveals the... See full summary »

Directors: Jan Braband, Oliver Goetzl

Votes: 419

99. The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu (2010)

Not Rated | 180 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.7
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87 Metascore

The film explores the image of the Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu using unknown official footage from the Romanian National Television and National Film Archives.

Director: Andrei Ujica | Stars: Nicolae Ceausescu, Elena Ceausescu, Stefan Andrei, Gheorghe Apostol

Votes: 1,214 | Gross: $0.03M

100. Todesspiel (1997 TV Movie)

177 min | Documentary, Drama, Thriller

8.4
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A thrilling documentary with fictional elements based on the true story of the abduction of the president of the employer's association, Hanns-Martin Schleyer, by terrorists in the autumn ... See full summary »

Director: Heinrich Breloer | Stars: Hans Brenner, Robert Viktor Minich, Birol Ünel, Sebastian Koch

Votes: 469