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1. Timber Stampede (1939)

Approved | 59 min | Western

The cattlemen graze their cattle in the big pines, but the railroad wants to clear cut the land and sell the timber for profit. Then they can sell the land to another railroad and make a ... See full summary »

Director: David Howard | Stars: George O'Brien, Chill Wills, Marjorie Reynolds, Morgan Wallace

Votes: 37

2. Ghetto Physics (2010)

R | 94 min | Drama

42 Metascore

A blend of documentary, satire, and narrative filmmaking examines the power dynamic that exists in social, political, and corporate relationships.

Directors: William Arntz, E. Raymond Brown | Stars: Mike Foy, Sabrina Revelle, Nina Daniels, Janeline Hayes

Votes: 62 | Gross: $0.01M

3. Lost in America (2019)

105 min | Documentary | Completed

A documentary film that follows director Rotimi Rainwater, a former homeless youth, as he travels the country to shine a light on the epidemic of youth homelessness in America.

Director: Rotimi Rainwater | Stars: Rosario Dawson, Halle Berry, Tiffany Haddish, Jon Bon Jovi

4. Duck Soup (1933)

Not Rated | 69 min | Comedy, Musical, War

93 Metascore

Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx

Votes: 53,073

5. The President's Analyst (1967)

Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller

When the overworked and stressed-out White House presidential shrink runs away, the CEA and the FBR scramble to retrieve him before he could be abducted by various competing foreign intelligence services.

Director: Theodore J. Flicker | Stars: James Coburn, Godfrey Cambridge, Severn Darden, Joan Delaney

Votes: 2,874

6. Flipping Out (2007)

60 min | Documentary, War

Military service in Israel is compulsory for all able-bodied Jewish men and women. Once their years of service is up they are granted a bonus which many use to travel to India to wind down ... See full summary »

Director: Yoav Shamir

Votes: 191

7. Go Further (2003)

Unrated | 100 min | Documentary

58 Metascore

Woody Harrelson and a group of friends take a road trip on a bio-fueled bus to demonstrate ways to be environmentally responsible and visit people who live by that principle.

Director: Ron Mann | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Ken Kesey, Tom Ballanco, Jessica Yoon Ji Chung

Votes: 333

8. Snowden (2016)

R | 134 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

58 Metascore

The NSA's illegal surveillance techniques are leaked to the public by one of the agency's employees, Edward Snowden, in the form of thousands of classified documents distributed to the press.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto

Votes: 123,364 | Gross: $21.59M

9. 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: 49,094 | Gross: $2.80M

10. The Raspberry Reich (2004)

Unrated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

45 Metascore

A left-wing terrorist group, consisting of several homosexual men and a female leader, kidnaps the son of a wealthy industrialist.

Director: Bruce La Bruce | Stars: Susanne Sachße, Daniel Bätscher, Andreas Stich, Dean Monroe

Votes: 1,429

11. Ulrike's Brain (2017)

55 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

Referencing sixties B-movies like They Saved Hitler's Brain (1968) and The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1962), Ulrike's Brain finds Doctor Julia Feifer (Susanne Sachsse) arriving at an academic... See full summary »

Director: Bruce La Bruce | Stars: Gertrud Stammheim, Susanne Sachße, Jonathan B. Johnson, Saskia Timm

Votes: 18

12. Occupy Unmasked (2012)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary

An alternate look at Occupy Wall Street camps around the country.

Director: Steve Bannon | Stars: Saul Alinsky, Anthony Averest, Bill Ayers, Michelle Balin

Votes: 545 | Gross: $0.05M

13. Terminal City Ricochet (1990)

107 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

Welcome to Terminal City, a decaying world where the citizens wallow amidst a mind-boggling profusion of discarded consumer goods; a ruthless world where television is exploited to its ... See full summary »

Director: Zale Dalen | Stars: Peter Breck, Germain Houde, Jello Biafra, Mark Bennett

Votes: 140

14. American Autumn: an Occudoc (2012)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary, Crime, News

45 Metascore

What would a world look like that had a culture and an economic system that places human need above corporate greed, and how do we bring that world into being? Who cares what it is called. ... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Trainor Jr.

Votes: 24

15. Tigress (I)

Comedy, Drama | Announced

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16. Burn Motherfucker, Burn! (2017)

TV-MA | 99 min | Documentary

Explores the roots of civil unrest in California and the relationship between African Americans and LAPD.

Director: Sacha Jenkins | Stars: Alex Alonso, Nicolas Alonso, B-Real, Danny Bakewell

Votes: 287

18. Regret to Inform (1998)

Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary, War

In this film made over ten years, filmmaker Barbara Sonneborn goes on a pilgrimage to the Vietnamese countryside where her husband was killed. She and translator (and fellow war widow) Xuan... See full summary »

Director: Barbara Sonneborn | Stars: Xuan Ngoc Nguyen, Barbara Sonneborn

Votes: 300 | Gross: $0.02M

19. Primary (1960)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

Cinéma vérité feature that follows presidential hopefuls John F. Kennedy and Hubert H. Humphrey during the 1960 Wisconsin primary.

Director: Robert Drew | Stars: Robert Drew, Hubert H. Humphrey, Muriel Buck Humphrey, Joseph Julian

Votes: 991

20. Lost Boys of Sudan (2003)

Unrated | 87 min | Documentary

78 Metascore

Lost Boys of Sudan is a feature-length documentary that follows two Sudanese refugees on an extraordinary journey from Africa to America. Orphaned as young boys in one of Africa's cruelest ... See full summary »

Directors: Megan Mylan, Jon Shenk | Stars: Santino Majok Chuor, Jarrid Geduld, Peter Kon Dut

Votes: 560 | Gross: $0.12M

21. It Was a Wonderful Life (1993)

82 min | Documentary

Feature-length documentary deals with homeless women, once secure in their middle-class status, who through divorce, misfortune, or circumstances were reduced to living on the street.

Director: Michèle Ohayon | Stars: Jodie Foster, Lou Hall, Reena Sands, Josephine

Votes: 132

23. Farmingville (2004)

79 min | Documentary

62 Metascore

Documentary on the attempted murder of two Mexican day laborers in Farmingville, New York.

Directors: Carlos Sandoval, Catherine Tambini

Votes: 207

24. Children Underground (2001)

Not Rated | 104 min | Documentary

85 Metascore

A profile of homeless Romanian children who were born victims of the nation's reckless population growth policy during its communist era.

Director: Edet Belzberg | Stars: Cristina Ionescu, Mihai Alexandre Tudose, Violeta 'Macarena' Rosu, Ana Turturica

Votes: 2,138

25. State of Siege (1972)

Not Rated | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Using the interrogation of a US counterinsurgency agent as a backdrop, the film explores the consequences of the struggle between Uruguay's government and the leftist Tupamaro guerrillas.

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Yves Montand, Renato Salvatori, O.E. Hasse, Jacques Weber

Votes: 3,911

26. Che! (1969)

PG | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

Biography of Argentinian revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara, who helped Fidel Castro in his struggle against the corrupt Batista regime, eventually resulting in the overthrow of that ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Omar Sharif, Jack Palance, Cesare Danova, Robert Loggia

Votes: 805 | Gross: $5.45M

27. Love and Solidarity (2014)

38 min | Documentary, Biography

What can people do to change a world full of violence and hate? Is nonviolent revolution possible? 'Love and Solidarity' addresses these questions through the life and thought of Rev. James... See full summary »

Stars: Mario de Leon, Maria Elena Durazo, Ilse Escobar, James Lawson

28. Left on Purpose (2015)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

69 Metascore

Left on Purpose is a documentary film about the friendship between an aging anti-war activist who has decided that his last political act will be to take his own life and the filmmaker who is struggling to tell the story.

Directors: Justin Schein, David Mehlman | Stars: Andrew Hoffman, Michael Ventura, Mayer Vishner

Votes: 92

30. First Daughter and the Black Snake (2017)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary

Winona LaDuke wants to grow corn and put up solar panels, but when a proposed oil pipeline threatens her sacred wild rice territory she must spring into action and defend clean water with treaties, slow food and spiritual horse rides.

Director: Keri Pickett | Star: Winona LaDuke

Votes: 37

31. Incarcerating US (2016)

84 min | Documentary

Incarcerating US exposes the US prison problem and explores ways to unshackle the Land of the Free.

Director: Regan Hines | Stars: Judge Robert Holmes Bell, Ginger Fenter, Neill Franklin, Brett Gelico

Votes: 18

32. The Fence (2010)

Not Rated | 36 min | Documentary, Short

In October 2006, the United States government decided to build a 700 mile fence along its Mexican border. Three years and 3.1 billion dollars later, award-winning director Rory Kennedy ... See full summary »

Director: Rory Kennedy

Votes: 154

33. Ghosts of Abu Ghraib (2007)

TV-MA | 78 min | Documentary, History, War

An examination of the prisoner abuse scandal involving U.S. soldiers and detainees at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison in the fall of 2003.

Director: Rory Kennedy | Stars: Israel Rivera, Megan Ambuhl Graner, Javal Davis, George W. Bush

Votes: 888

34. Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (2012)

TV-14 | 106 min | Documentary

73 Metascore

Alex Gibney explores the charged issue of pedophilia in the Catholic Church, following a trail from the first known protest against clerical sexual abuse in the United States and all the way to the Vatican.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Alex Gibney, Terry Kohut, Gary Smith, Pat Kuehn

Votes: 3,236

35. Move: Confrontation in Philadelphia (1980 Video)

62 min | Documentary

MOVE: Confrontation in Philadelphia is a fast-paced, independently created award-winning documentary film of the events of the summer of 1978 which lead up to the Philadelphia police arrest... See full summary »

Directors: Jane Mancini, Karen Pomer | Stars: Chuckie Africa, Delbert Africa, Janet Africa, Janine Africa

36. The Final Days (1989 TV Movie)

PG | 150 min | Drama

Chronicle of Nixon's last months in the White House. A paranoid power-abuser, but also all too human--a confused, pathetic individual who cannot fully comprehend how, in less than one year, he can lose everything he has worked for in life.

Director: Richard Pearce | Stars: Lane Smith, Richard Kiley, David Ogden Stiers, Ed Flanders

Votes: 188

37. Mind Zone: Therapists Behind the Front Lines (2014)

51 min | Documentary

MIND ZONE follows clinicians with an Army Combat Stress Control unit as they deploy to Afghanistan to carry out two missions: protecting soldiers from post-traumatic stress and keeping ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Haaken | Stars: Ben Brody, Darla Darville, Nancy Hollander, John King

38. Secrecy (2008)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary

Amidst the American hunger for instantaneous news and up-to-date "facts," this unflinching film uncovers the vast, invisible world of government secrecy.

Directors: Peter Galison, Robb Moss | Stars: Steven Aftergood, Thomas Blanton, James Bruce, Steven Garfinkel

Votes: 282

39. The Untold History of the United States (2012–2013)

58 min | Documentary, History, War

Oliver Stone's re-examination of under-reported events in American history.

Stars: Oliver Stone, Alan Shearman, Jim Ward, André Sogliuzzo

Votes: 7,268

40. Under the Sun (2015)

Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary

81 Metascore

A propaganda documentary about North Korea that reveals a few hidden facts because the director continues filming between the scripted scenes.

Director: Vitaliy Manskiy | Stars: Lee Zin-Mi, Yu-Yong, Hye-Yong, Oh-Gyong

Votes: 4,000 | Gross: $0.07M

41. Mi Amigo Hugo (2014)

52 min | Documentary

Oliver Stone presents a tribute to a friend one year after his death, the friend in question was the Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez. The documentary covers the time Stone and Chávez spent ... See full summary »

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Hugo Chávez, Rafael Correa, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner

Votes: 222

42. Bobby Sands: 66 Days (2016)

105 min | Documentary, Biography, History

71 Metascore

In the spring of 1981 Irish Republican Bobby Sands' 66-day hunger strike brought the attention of the world to his cause. Drawing on an Irish Republican tradition of martyrdom, Sands' ... See full summary »

Director: Brendan Byrne | Stars: Gerry Adams, Michael Alison, Humphrey Atkins, Aram Bakshian

Votes: 480

43. Some Mother's Son (1996)

R | 112 min | Drama, History

Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in an Irish prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as ... See full summary »

Director: Terry George | Stars: Helen Mirren, Fionnula Flanagan, Aidan Gillen, David O'Hara

Votes: 2,398 | Gross: $0.61M