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Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Biography
In 2001 Jack Cardiff (1914-2009) became the first director of photography in the history of the Academy Awards to win an Honorary Oscar. But the first time he clasped the famous statuette ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,082 | Gross: $0.02M
3. The Beaches of Agnès (2008)
Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary, Biography
Agnès Varda explores her memories, mostly chronologically, with photographs, film clips, interviews, reenactments, and droll, playful contemporary scenes of her narrating her story.
Votes: 2,770 | Gross: $0.24M
4. An Unreasonable Man (2006)
Not Rated | 122 min | Documentary, Biography
A look at the career of consumer advocate Ralph Nader from wannabe presidential candidate to public pariah.
Votes: 1,619 | Gross: $0.18M
5. The Human Experience (2008)
PG-13 | 90 min | Documentary
The story of a band of brothers who travel the world in search of the answers to the burning questions: Who am I? Who is Man? Why do we search for meaning? Their journey brings them into ... See full summary »
6. The Parking Lot Movie (2010)
PG | 74 min | Documentary
The Parking Lot Movie is a documentary about a singular parking lot in Charlottesville, Virginia. The film follows a select group of parking lot attendants and their strange rite of passage... See full summary »
8. God Grew Tired of Us (2006)
PG | 89 min | Documentary
Four boys from Sudan embark on a journey to America after years of wandering Sub-Saharan Africa in search of safety.
Votes: 2,673 | Gross: $0.28M
9. To Be and to Have (2002)
Not Rated | 104 min | Documentary, Family
A documentary portrait of a one-room school in rural France, where the students (ranging in age from 4 to 11) are educated by a single dedicated teacher.
Votes: 7,304 | Gross: $0.78M
10. Earthlings (2005)
95 min | Documentary, Horror
Using hidden cameras and never-before-seen footage, Earthlings chronicles the day-to-day practices of the largest industries in the world, all of which rely entirely on animals for profit.
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
A filmmaker decides to memorialize a murdered friend when his friend's ex-girlfriend announces she is expecting his son.
14. Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)
R | 87 min | Documentary, Comedy, Crime
The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. The film contains... See full summary »
Votes: 59,503 | Gross: $3.29M
17. Daddy I Do (2010)
90 min | Documentary
The Purity Ball symbolizes a father's protection over his daughter's virginity, but how does this reflect in the choices she makes, understanding her sexuality, and knowing her worth as a ... See full summary »
18. Encounter Point (2006)
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary
"Encounter Point" moves beyond sensational and canned images to tell the story of an Israeli settler, a Palestinian ex-prisoner, a bereaved Israeli mother and a wounded Palestinian bereaved... See full summary »
19. Trouble the Water (2008)
Unrated | 93 min | Documentary
A redemptive tale of an aspiring rap artist surviving failed levees and her own troubled past and seizing a chance for a new beginning.
Votes: 1,869 | Gross: $0.52M
20. Waste Land (2010)
Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary
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.
Votes: 8,064 | Gross: $0.19M
22. Beyond Belief (2007)
Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary
Susan Retik and Patti Quigley are two ordinary soccer moms living in the affluent suburbs of Boston until tragedy strikes. Rather than turning inwards, grief compels these women to focus on... See full summary »
24. TED: The Future We Will Create (2007 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 74 min | Documentary
"TED: The future we will create" gives you an all-access pass inside the world of TED to what Wired Magazine refers to as "arguably the hottest gathering around." Every year for four days, ... See full summary »
25. Budrus (2009)
Unrated | 70 min | Documentary, Action, Biography
Follows a Palestinian leader who unites Fatah, Hamas and Israelis in an unarmed movement to save his village from destruction. Success eludes them until his 15-year-old daughter jumps into the fray.
Director: Julia Bacha
Votes: 357 | Gross: $0.07M
26. Storm from the South (2006)
50 min | Documentary
An intimate glimpse of the six critical days before the first Kuwaiti elections (2006) in which women were allowed to run for office or even vote. Through three female candidates the ... See full summary »
29. Into the Abyss (2011)
PG-13 | 107 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama
Conversations with death row inmate Michael Perry and those affected by his crime serve as an examination of why people - and the state - kill.
Votes: 15,089 | Gross: $0.22M
30. Bollywood: The Greatest Love Story Ever Told (2011)
81 min | Documentary
The most popular genre within India's prolific movie industry is showcased in this film about film.
Not Rated | 208 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
33. 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
34. Pink Saris (2010)
Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, Drama
Now she follows Sampat Pal Devi, the leader of the 'Pink Gang' who brings her own brand of justice to the streets of Uttar Pradesh, India, combating violence against women.
35. Nostalgia for the Light (2010)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
A documentary about two different searches conducted in the Chilean Atacama Desert: one by astronomers looking for answers about the history of the cosmos, and one by women looking for the remains of loved ones killed by Pinochet's regime.
38. Mondo cane (1962)
R | 108 min | Documentary
A "shockumentary" consisting of a collection of mostly real archive footage displaying mankind at its most depraved and perverse, displaying bizarre rites, cruel behavior and bestial violence.
39. Mondo Cane 2 (1963)
R | 102 min | Documentary
The official sequel to the original shockumentary, presenting new and bizarre behavior from around the world, including cruelty, graphic gore, and strange rituals.
40. Des morts (1979)
Unrated | 105 min | Documentary
This morbid, unusual, and critically acclaimed documentary was filmed in the most exotic locations all over the world. Of the Dead (Des Morts) deals with death, the soon dead, and the ... See full summary »
41. Africa: Blood and Guts (1966)
R | 122 min | Documentary
The cruel acts of animal poaching and violence, executions, and tribal slaughtering, all taking place on the African continent.
96 min | Documentary, Biography
An insightful examination on the life and work of New German Cinema master Rainer Werner Fassbinder, "I Don't Just Want You to Love Me" presents friends, actors and collaborators of his ... See full summary »
44. The Sound of Insects: Record of a Mummy (2009)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary
A hunter in a remote and idyllic forest stumbles on a make shift tent fashioned from sheets of plastic and containing the mummified remains of a corpse. A detailed journal found on site ... See full summary »
45. Great Directors (2009)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
Great Directors, directed by Angela Ismailos, features conversations with ten of the world's greatest living directors: Bernardo Bertolucci, David Lynch, Liliana Cavani, Stephen Frears, ... See full summary »
Votes: 437 | Gross: $0.02M
46. In the Mirror of Maya Deren (2001)
Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography
Documentary about the life of avant-garde filmmaker Maya Deren, who led the independent film movement of the 1940s.
Votes: 347 | Gross: $0.01M
48. Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles (1998)
Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary, Biography