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1. Score: A Film Music Documentary (2016)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Music

67 Metascore

A look at the cinematic art of the film musical score, and the artists who create them.

Director: Matt Schrader | Stars: Marco Beltrami, Jon Burlingame, Leonard Maltin, Bill Field

Votes: 3,548 | Gross: $0.10M

2. Mysteries of the Unseen World (2013)

Not Rated | 39 min | Documentary, Short

MYSTERIES OF THE UNSEEN WORLD transports audiences to places on this planet that they have never been before, to see things that are beyond their normal vision, yet literally right in front... See full summary »

Director: Louie Schwartzberg | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Andrew Bankston, Payton Bourgeois, Elizabeth Donner

Votes: 722

3. Tsukiji Wonderland (2016)

111 min | Documentary

In Tokyo, Japan, the Tsukiji Fish Market is a massive complex where a wide variety of fish products are brokered. The Market employs over 12,000 workers, and about 30,000 customers conduct ... See full summary »

Director: Naotarô Endô

Votes: 365

4. One by One We Will Take You: The Untold Saga of the Evil Dead (2007 Video)

54 min

A retrospective documentary about the making of "The Evil Dead".

Director: Gary Hertz | Stars: Rob Tapert, Tom Sullivan, John Bloom, Sam Raimi

Votes: 39

5. Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond (2017)

TV-MA | 94 min | Documentary

77 Metascore

A behind-the-scenes look at how Jim Carrey adopted the persona of idiosyncratic comedian Andy Kaufman on the set of Man on the Moon (1999).

Director: Chris Smith | Stars: Jim Carrey, Danny DeVito, Milos Forman, Peter Bonerz

Votes: 20,869

6. Andre the Giant (2018 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

A look at the life and career of professional wrestler André Roussimoff, who gained notoriety in the 1980s as Andre the Giant.

Director: Jason Hehir | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Robin Wright, Cary Elwes, Billy Crystal

Votes: 4,914

7. Ronaldo (2015)

PG-13 | 92 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

A close look at the life of Cristiano Ronaldo.

Director: Anthony Wonke | Stars: Dolores Aveiro, Hugo Aveiro, Georgie Bingham, Adrian Clarke

Votes: 13,549

8. Barbecue (2017)

TV-PG | 102 min | Documentary

A symphony of meat and fire, Barbecue shows us how an everyday ritual is shared by cultures around the world, as a way to celebrate community, friendship, and tradition. A film told in 13 ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Salleh | Stars: Lwazi Dlaminilf, Rufo 'Junny' Servado, Katsunori Yashima

Votes: 387

9. Doc of the Dead (2014)

TV-14 | 81 min | Documentary

The definitive zombie culture documentary, brought to the screen by the makers of THE PEOPLE vs. GEORGE LUCAS.

Director: Alexandre O. Philippe | Stars: Kyle William Bishop, Charlie Adlard, Joanna Angel, Steven Barton

Votes: 1,214

10. Dennis Rodman's Big Bang in PyongYang (2015)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Sport

An uproarious doc about Dennis Rodman's calamitous foray into North Korea.

Director: Colin Offland | Stars: Matt Cooper, Jong-Un Kim, Dennis Rodman, Charles Smith

Votes: 544

11. Michael Jackson: The One (2004 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Music

Documentary containing interviews with performers discussing the influence that Michael Jackson had on their career, combined with clips from Jackson's music videos.

Directors: Jim Gable, Paul Hunter | Stars: Michael Jackson, Shaula Vega, Beyoncé, Mary J. Blige

Votes: 753

12. Generation Iron (2013)

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

61 Metascore

A documentary that follows top bodybuilders as they train to compete in the Mr. Olympia competition.

Director: Vlad Yudin | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mickey Rourke, Michael Jai White, Lou Ferrigno

Votes: 7,330 | Gross: $0.85M

13. Food, Inc. (2008)

PG | 94 min | Documentary, News

80 Metascore

An unflattering look inside America's corporate controlled food industry.

Director: Robert Kenner | Stars: Michael Pollan, Eric Schlosser, Richard Lobb, Vince Edwards

Votes: 48,482 | Gross: $4.42M

14. Sicko (2007)

PG-13 | 123 min | Documentary, Drama

74 Metascore

A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories including shotgun deaths.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Tucker Albrizzi, Tony Benn, George W. Bush

Votes: 72,451 | Gross: $24.54M

15. We Are The World: The Story Behind The Song (1985 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary, Music

In 1984, British and Irish pop stars united for the cause of Ethiopian famine relief as Band Aid. The following year, the Americans did the same as USA for Africa. This is how it happened.

Director: Tom Trbovich | Stars: Jane Fonda, Dan Aykroyd, Harry Belafonte, Kim Carnes

Votes: 552

16. Dangerous: The Short Films (1993 Video)

112 min | Music

The music videos of Michael Jackson's Dangerous, including "Black or White", "Gone Too Soon", "Jam", "Heal the World" and more.

Directors: Billy DiCicco, David Fincher, Michael Jackson, David Kellogg, John Landis, Andrew Morahan, Vincent Paterson, Joe Pytka, Herb Ritts, John Singleton | Stars: Michael Jackson, Naomi Campbell, Gilby Clarke, Macaulay Culkin

Votes: 2,209

17. How Bruce Lee Changed the World (2009 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary

How Bruce Lee Changed the World explores the amazing multitude of ways that Bruce Lee - the first international Asian superstar - has influenced pop culture.

Director: Steve Webb | Stars: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jackie Chan, Margaret Cho, Raymond Chow

Votes: 510

18. Lake Mungo (2008)

R | 87 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

Strange things start happening after a girl is found drowned in a lake.

Director: Joel Anderson | Stars: Rosie Traynor, David Pledger, Martin Sharpe, Talia Zucker

Votes: 15,577

19. Imagine (2003– )
Episode: The Great Pretender (2012)

Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, History

Documentary looking at the relationships and solo career of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury.

Director: Rhys Thomas | Stars: Freddie Mercury, Peter Freestone, Roger Taylor, David Arnold

Votes: 1,033

20. Google and the World Brain (2013)

90 min | Documentary, Drama

The most ambitious project ever conceived on the Internet: Google's master plan to scan every book in the world and the people trying to stop them. Google say they are building a library for mankind, but they also have other intentions.

Director: Ben Lewis | Stars: Brendan Price, Nicolas Chapman, Molly Malcolm, Joshua Zamrycki

Votes: 805

21. Citizenfour (2014)

R | 114 min | Documentary, Biography, News

88 Metascore

A documentarian and a reporter travel to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with Edward Snowden.

Director: Laura Poitras | Stars: Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, William Binney, Jacob Appelbaum

Votes: 49,930 | Gross: $2.80M

22. Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (2018)

TV-MA | 116 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

74 Metascore

An intimate look into the life and work of the revered master comedian and actor, Robin Williams.

Director: Marina Zenovich | Stars: Robin Williams, Steve Allen, Robert Altman, Roseanne Barr

Votes: 5,901

23. Quincy (2018)

TV-MA | 124 min | Documentary, Biography

60 Metascore

An intimate look into the life of icon Quincy Jones. A unique force in music and popular culture for 70 years, Jones has transcended racial and cultural boundaries; his story is inextricably woven into the fabric of America.

Directors: Alan Hicks, Rashida Jones | Stars: Quincy Jones, Rashida Jones, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Clarence Avant

Votes: 2,774

24. Journey to the West (2014)

56 min | Drama

Tsai Ming-liang returns with this latest entry in his Walker series, in which his monk acquires an unexpected acolyte in the form of Denis Lavant as he makes his way through the streets of a sun-dappled Marseille.

Director: Ming-liang Tsai | Stars: Kang-sheng Lee, Denis Lavant

Votes: 685

25. Swallowed Souls: The Making of Evil Dead II (2011 Video)

98 min | Documentary

A documentary about the making of Evil Dead 2.

Director: Michael Felsher | Stars: Josh Becker, James Belohovek, Howard Berger, Sarah Berry

Votes: 72

26. The Search for Life in Space (2016)

Not Rated | 32 min | Documentary, Short

Journey from the depths of the Pacific Ocean into the far reaches of space on a quest to find something that changes everything...signs of life, somewhere else in the universe. With ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Amezdroz | Stars: Lisa Kaltenegger, Malcolm McDowell, Carl Sagan

Votes: 446

27. First Contact: Lost Tribe of the Amazon (2016 TV Special)

48 min | Documentary

Documents first contact with members of a previously isolated tribe called the Txapanawa on the bank of the Envira River in the village of Simpatia in Brazil. The Anthropologist is José Carlos Meirelles.

Director: Angus MacQueen

Votes: 908

28. What the Health (2017)

97 min | Documentary

An intrepid filmmaker on a journey of discovery as he uncovers possibly the largest health secret of our time and the collusion between industry, government, pharmaceutical and health organizations keeping this information from us.

Directors: Kip Andersen, Keegan Kuhn | Stars: Kip Andersen, Larry Baldwin, Neal Barnard, Tia Blanco

Votes: 25,080

29. After Porn Ends 2 (2017)

TV-MA | 90 min | Documentary

After Porn Ends 2 turns back the clock to meet the oldest living stars in adult film's history, but goes in depth with some of its most current retirees, and juxtaposes their experiences in a life after porn.

Director: Bryce Wagoner | Stars: Lisa Ann, Georgina Spelvin, Darren James, Ginger Lynn

Votes: 2,256

30. Dark Tourist (2018– )

TV-MA | 40 min | Documentary

From a nuclear lake to a haunted forest, New Zealand filmmaker and journalist David Farrier ('Tickled') visits unusual -- and often macabre -- tourism spots around the world.

Stars: David Farrier, Robin Brown, Dan Bulter, Daley Catherine

Votes: 4,911

31. Ugly Delicious (2018– )

TV-MA | 50 min | Documentary

Chef David Chang travels around the world tasting food from different cultures.

Stars: David Chang, Peter Meehan, Aziz Ansari, Rene Redzepi

Votes: 2,200

32. Becoming Zlatan (2015)

G | 100 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

A documentary of Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Directors: Fredrik Gertten, Magnus Gertten | Stars: Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Hasse Borg, Priscilla Salazar-Janssens, Leo Beenhakker

Votes: 2,177

34. Leaving Neverland (2019)

TV-MA | 240 min | Documentary

At the height of his stardom, the world's biggest pop star, Michael Jackson, began long-running relationships with two boys, aged seven and ten, and their families. They now allege that he sexually abused them.

Director: Dan Reed | Stars: Michael Jackson, Wade Robson, Joy Robson, Chantal Robson

Votes: 23,532

35. Owaranai hito: Miyazaki Hayao (2016 TV Special)

70 min | Documentary, Biography

64 Metascore

A look at famous Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki following his retirement in 2013.

Director: Kaku Arakawa | Stars: Hayao Miyazaki, Toshio Suzuki, Yuhei Sakuragi, Yukinori Nakamura

Votes: 338 | Gross: $0.19M

36. 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: 6,724

37. Birth of the Living Dead (2013)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary

65 Metascore

A documentary that shows how George A. Romero gathered an unlikely team of Pittsburghers to shoot his seminal film: Night of the Living Dead (1968).

Director: Rob Kuhns | Stars: George A. Romero, Fred Rogers, H. Rap Brown, Mark Harris

Votes: 1,508 | Gross: $0.01M

38. Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda (2017)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, Music

78 Metascore

A portrait of genius music composer Ryuichi Sakamoto.

Director: Stephen Nomura Schible | Stars: Yellow Magic Orchestra, Ryuichi Sakamoto

Votes: 937 | Gross: $0.12M



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