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1. The Code (2001)

58 min | Documentary

Finnish-made documentary about GNU/Linux, featuring some of the most influential people of the free software (FOSS) movement.

Director: Hannu Puttonen | Stars: Eric Allman, Alan Cox, Miguel de Icaza, Jon Hall

Votes: 394

2. Revolution OS (2001)

85 min | Documentary, Comedy

46 Metascore

While Microsoft may be the biggest software company in the world, not every computer user is a fan of their products, or their way of doing business. While Microsoft's Windows became the ... See full summary »

Director: J.T.S. Moore | Stars: Linus Torvalds, Richard M. Stallman, Eric Raymond, Bruce Perens

Votes: 2,346 | Gross: $0.00M

3. TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away from Keyboard (2013)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary

An intellectual freedoms documentary based around the interpersonal triumphs, and defeats of the three main characters against the largest industry in the known universe. The media industry.

Director: Simon Klose | Stars: Gottfrid Svartholm, Peter Sunde, Fredrik Neij, Peter Althin

Votes: 13,234

4. Traceroute (2016)

120 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

A Personal Journey Into The Uncharted Depths Of Nerd Culture, A Realm Full Of Dangers, Creatures And More Or Less Precarious Working Conditions...

Director: Johannes Grenzfurthner | Stars: Johannes Grenzfurthner, Eddie Codel, Jenny Marx, Johannes Riha

Votes: 1,548

5. Surviving Progress (2011)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary

59 Metascore

Theorists consider the evolution of human society and question the sustainability of the current paradigm.

Directors: Mathieu Roy, Harold Crooks | Stars: Ronald Wright, Mark Levine, Robert Wright, Marina Silva

Votes: 1,747 | Gross: $0.05M

6. 24 Hours on Craigslist (2005)

82 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

47 Metascore

This is about Craig Newmark popular classified ads website and the diverse postings that occur on the site in a single day.

Director: Michael Ferris Gibson | Stars: Rachel Berney, Mike Curtis, Holly Dalton, Darleen Hollis

Votes: 286

7. CodeGirl (2015)

Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary

49 Metascore

Join high school aged girls from around the world as they try to better their community through technology and collaboration in this thrilling, heartfelt documentary. By 2017, the app ... See full summary »

Director: Lesley Chilcott

Votes: 156

8. BBS: The Documentary (2005 Video)

Not Rated | 296 min | Documentary

Through eight episodes, director Jason Scott covers the 25 year history of the Dial-Up Bulletin Board System, a modem-connected computer system that let others connect to a computer over a ... See full synopsis »

Director: Jason Scott Sadofsky | Stars: Kerri Adams, Christopher Allen, Jay Andrews, Alan Aspuru-Guzik

Votes: 311

10. Welcome to Macintosh (2008)

TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary

Filmmakers Robert Baca and Josh Rizzo offer an entertaining look into the world and history of Apple, Inc.

Directors: Robert Baca, Josh Rizzo | Stars: Wayne Bibbens, Vince Briel, Charles DeVore, Richard Halsey

Votes: 529

11. Something Ventured (2011)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Biography, History

Apple. Intel. Genentech. Atari. Google. Cisco. Stratospheric successes with high stakes all around. Behind some of the world's most revolutionary companies are a handful of men who (through... See full summary »

Directors: Daniel Geller, Dayna Goldfine | Stars: Bill Bowes, Herbert Boyer, Po Bronson, Nolan Bushnell

Votes: 665

12. Video Games: The Movie (2014)

Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Animation, History

40 Metascore

Learn how video games are made, marketed, and consumed by looking back at gaming history and culture through the eyes of game developers, publishers, and consumers.

Director: Jeremy Snead | Stars: Sean Astin, Al Alcorn, Peter Armstrong, Cliff Bleszinski

Votes: 5,281 | Gross: $0.02M

13. Print the Legend (2014)

100 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

Follows the people racing to bring the hot new 3D printing technology to your home, documenting the "Macintosh Moment" of this revolution and exploring what it takes to live the American Dream.

Directors: Luis Lopez, Clay Tweel | Stars: Chris Anderson, Bruce Bradshaw, Craig Broady, Bill Buel

Votes: 1,811

14. Steve Jobs: Billion Dollar Hippy (2011 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary, Biography

The Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and other experts give their views on the rise, fall and come back of Apple with Steve Jobs at the helm.

Directors: Laura Craig Gray, Tristan Quinn | Stars: Evan Davis, Steve Jobs, Daniel Kottke, Stewart Brand

Votes: 1,120

15. I Dream of Wires (2014)

102 min | Documentary, History, Music

The history and resurgence of the electronic modular music synthesizer.

Director: Robert Fantinatto | Stars: Patti Schmidt, Joel Chadabe, John Mills-Cockell, Morton Subotnick

Votes: 628

16. Indie Game: The Movie (2012)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Drama

73 Metascore

A documentary that follows the journeys of indie game developers as they create games and release those works, and themselves, to the world.

Directors: Lisanne Pajot, James Swirsky | Stars: Jonathan Blow, Brandon Boyer, Renaud Bédard, Anthony Carboni

Votes: 19,973

17. We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists (2012)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary

66 Metascore

A documentary on the workings and beliefs of the self-described "hacktivist" collective, Anonymous.

Director: Brian Knappenberger | Stars: Anon2World, Anonyops, Julian Assange, Aaron Barr

Votes: 9,433

18. The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (2007)

PG-13 | 79 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

83 Metascore

Die-hard gamers compete to break world records on classic arcade games.

Director: Seth Gordon | Stars: Steve Wiebe, Billy Mitchell, Mark Alpiger, Adam Wood

Votes: 34,148 | Gross: $0.68M

19. SlingShot (2014)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography, News

SlingShot focuses on noted Segway inventor Dean Kamen and his work to solve the world's water crisis. An eccentric genius with a provocative world view, Kamen is an inspiration for future ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Lazarus | Star: Dean Kamen

Votes: 884

20. Space Dive (2012 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary

A documentary of one man's quest to freefall back to earth from the edge of space, to become the first man to fall faster than the speed of sound.

Director: Colin Barr | Stars: Shaun Dooley, Liev Schreiber, Felix Baumgartner, Joe Kittinger

Votes: 321

21. Cybercrimes with Ben Hammersley (2014– )

26 min | Documentary, Crime

An examination of how criminals use Internet technology for their own ends.

Stars: Ben Hammersley, Glenn Greenwald, Edward Snowden

Votes: 114

22. Downloaded (2013)

Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary

56 Metascore

A documentary that explores the downloading revolution; the kids that created it, the bands and the businesses that were affected by it, and its impact on the world at large.

Director: Alex Winter | Stars: Mike D, Henry Rollins, Noel Gallagher, Cindy Margolis

Votes: 2,624 | Gross: $0.01M

23. India Untouched: Stories of a People Apart (2007)

108 min | Documentary

This documentary is the most comprehensive look at the "untouchables" in India. Motivated by ancient religious edicts, no amount of governmental encouragement has been able to stem the ... See full summary »

Director: Stalin Kurup

Votes: 194



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