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1. Kubrick Remembered (2014)

84 min | Documentary

Kubrick Remembered is one of the supplementary bonus documentaries included in Stanley Kubrick: The Masterpiece Collection. This box set of eight Kubrick classics has films, from the 1962 ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Khammar | Stars: Christiane Kubrick, Leon Vitali, Anthony Frewin, Keir Dullea

Votes: 158

2. Dukale's Dream (2014)

G | 70 min | Documentary

Hugh Jackman (X-MEN's "Wolverine") flies to Ethiopia as part of World Vision's initiative to bring attention to their success in raising people out of poverty. Hugh spends an entire day in ... See full summary »

Director: Josh Victor Rothstein | Stars: Adanesh, Tim Costello, Dukale, Deborra-Lee Furness

Votes: 89

3. ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway (2007)

PG | 102 min | Documentary

73 Metascore

Going behind the curtain to capture the most controversial, passionate, risky and high-profile Broadway season in decades.

Director: Dori Berinstein | Stars: Alissa Anderegg, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Rob Ashford, Chris Boneau

Votes: 311 | Gross: $0.15M

4. Blood of the Beasts (1949)

22 min | Documentary, Short

Bucolic scenes from the outskirts of Paris are contrasted with stark footage from slaughterhouses.

Director: Georges Franju | Stars: Georges Hubert, Nicole Ladmiral, Alfred Macquart, Maurice Griselle

Votes: 2,052

5. Notes on Blindness (2016)

90 min | Documentary, Drama

75 Metascore

In the summer of 1983, just days before the birth of his first son, writer and theologian John Hull went blind. In order to make sense of the upheaval in his life, he began keeping a diary ... See full summary »

Directors: Peter Middleton, James Spinney | Stars: John M. Hull, Marilyn Hull, Miranda Beinart-Smith, Jamie Bradley

Votes: 1,738

6. I Am Not Your Negro (2016)

PG-13 | 93 min | Documentary

95 Metascore

Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House.

Director: Raoul Peck | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, James Baldwin, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X

Votes: 14,478 | Gross: $7.12M

7. Maestro (2003)

89 min | Documentary

36 Metascore

Maestro, tells the story of how a group of people found refuge and a call for life outside the mainstream. What evolved was a scene that set the ground work for what was to come in dance ... See full summary »

Director: Josell Ramos | Stars: Larry Levan, David Mancuso, Frankie Knuckles, Nicky Siano

Votes: 175

8. O.J.: Made in America (2016)

TV-MA | 467 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

A chronicle of the rise and fall of O.J. Simpson, whose high-profile murder trial exposed the extent of American racial tensions, revealing a fractured and divided nation.

Director: Ezra Edelman | Stars: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Mike Albanese, Muhammad Ali, Marcus Allen

Votes: 15,435

9. Man on Wire (2008)

PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, History

89 Metascore

A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Center's twin towers in 1974, what some consider, "the artistic crime of the century".

Director: James Marsh | Stars: Philippe Petit, Jean François Heckel, Jean-Louis Blondeau, Annie Allix

Votes: 49,989 | Gross: $2.96M

10. Mission Blue (2014)

95 min | Documentary, Drama

77 Metascore

Feature documentary about legendary oceanographer, marine biologist, environmentalist and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Sylvia Earle, and her campaign to create a global network of protected marine sanctuaries.

Directors: Robert Nixon, Fisher Stevens | Stars: Barbara Block, James Cameron, Michael deGruy, Sylvia Earle

Votes: 1,306

11. The Farthest (2017)

PG | 121 min | Documentary, History

87 Metascore

It is one of humankind's greatest achievements. More than 12 billion miles away a tiny spaceship is leaving our Solar System and entering the void of deep space - the first human-made object ever to do so.

Director: Emer Reynolds | Stars: Frank Drake, Carolyn Porco, John Casani, Lawrence Krauss

Votes: 3,131 | Gross: $0.01M

12. The Carbon Crooks (2014)

58 min | Documentary, News, Thriller

The EU's first carbon credit was put on sale in 2005. The idea was that the trading of carbon would reduce CO2 emissions and thereby curb global warming. But the system has collapsed and ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Heinemann | Stars: Ronni Abergel, Dan Adeli, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Sonu Madhavan

Votes: 11

13. The Guv'nor (2016)

85 min | Documentary

A feature documentary about the life of Lenny McLean, as seen through the eyes of his only son, Jamie.

Director: Paul Van Carter | Stars: Lenny McLean, Jamie McLean, Martin Askew, Guy Ritchie

Votes: 751

14. The Boy Who Found Gold (2016)

108 min | Documentary

William Hart McNichols is a world renowned artist, heralded by Time magazine as "among the most famous creators of Christian iconic images in the world". As a young Catholic priest from ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Summa | Star: William Hart McNichols

Votes: 41

15. Tupac: Resurrection (2003)

R | 112 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

66 Metascore

Home movies, photographs, and recited poetry illustrate the life of Tupac Shakur, one of the most beloved, revolutionary, and volatile hip-hop M.Cs. of all time.

Director: Lauren Lazin | Stars: Tupac Shakur, Rappin' 4-Tay, Conrad Bain, Bill Bellamy

Votes: 8,726 | Gross: $7.71M

16. Rebirth of a Nation (2007)

100 min | Documentary

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Director: DJ Spooky | Star: Stien Davis

Votes: 54

17. Born in China (2016)

G | 79 min | Documentary

57 Metascore

Venturing into the wilds of China, "Born in China" captures intimate moments with a panda and her growing cub, a young golden monkey who feels displaced by his baby sister, and a mother snow leopard struggling to raise her two cubs.

Director: Chuan Lu | Stars: John Krasinski, Claire Keim, Xun Zhou

Votes: 3,109 | Gross: $13.83M

18. Disneynature: Ghost of the Mountains (2017)

G | 78 min | Documentary

Disneynature's international team of filmmakers travel to the mountains of China to find and film the elusive snow leopard on the highest plateau on Earth, while enduring brutal weather and unsettled terrain.

Director: Ben Wallis | Star: Antoine Fuqua

Votes: 89

19. Disneynature: Wings of Life (2011)

G | 81 min | Documentary, Family, News

A documentary that delves into the realm of flowers and their pollinators.

Director: Louie Schwartzberg | Star: Meryl Streep

Votes: 386

20. Ferrante Fever (2017)

74 min | Documentary

52 Metascore

Hillary Clinton, Roberto Saviano, Jonathan Franzen and others weigh-in on the Elena Ferrante "craze" and what makes her work - and her mysterious persona - so uniquely captivating.

Director: Giacomo Durzi | Stars: Jonathan Franzen, Ann Goldstein, Roberto Saviano, Elizabeth Strout

Votes: 85 | Gross: $0.01M

21. Faces Places (2017)

PG | 94 min | Documentary

94 Metascore

Director Agnes Varda and photographer/muralist J.R. journey through rural France and form an unlikely friendship.

Directors: JR, Agnès Varda | Stars: Agnès Varda, JR, Jeannine Carpentier, Clemens Van Dungern

Votes: 8,871 | Gross: $0.95M

22. Last Men in Aleppo (2017)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, War

80 Metascore

Khaled, Mahmoud and Subhi volunteer with the White Helmets trying to save lives of hundreds of victims in the besieged city of Aleppo during the Syrian Civil War.

Directors: Feras Fayyad, Steen Johannessen | Stars: Khaled Umar Harah, Batul, Mahmoud, Abu Umar

Votes: 2,335 | Gross: $0.01M

23. Motherland (2017)

94 min | Documentary

84 Metascore

Taking us into the heart of the planet's busiest maternity hospital, the viewer is dropped like an unseen outsider into the hospital's stream of activity. At first, the people are strangers... See full summary »

Director: Ramona S. Diaz

Votes: 173

24. Dealt (2017)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography

66 Metascore

Sixty-two year old Richard Turner is renowned as one of the world's greatest card magicians, yet he is completely blind. This is an in-depth look at a complex character who is one of magic's greatest hidden treasures.

Director: Luke Korem | Stars: Richard Turner, Johnny Thompson, Max Maven, Armando Lucero

Votes: 1,302 | Gross: $0.03M

25. Icarus (I) (2017)

TV-MA | 120 min | Documentary, Sport, Thriller

68 Metascore

When Bryan sets out to uncover the truth about doping in sports, a chance meeting with a Russian scientist transforms his story from a personal experiment into a geopolitical thriller.

Director: Bryan Fogel | Stars: Thomas Bach, Scott Brandt, Don Catlin, Sebastian Coe

Votes: 30,922

26. Nanook of the North (1922)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary

In this silent predecessor to the modern documentary, film-maker Robert J. Flaherty spends one year following the lives of Nanook and his family, Inuits living in the Arctic Circle.

Director: Robert J. Flaherty | Stars: Allakariallak, Alice Nevalinga, Cunayou, Allegoo

Votes: 9,871

27. Man of Aran (1934)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary

In this blend of documentary and fictional narrative from pioneering filmmaker Robert Flaherty, the everyday trials of life on Ireland's unforgiving Aran Islands are captured with attention to naturalistic beauty and historical detail.

Director: Robert J. Flaherty | Stars: Colman 'Tiger' King, Maggie Dirrane, Michael Dirrane, Pat Mullin

Votes: 1,801

28. Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life (1925)

Passed | 71 min | Documentary

The struggles of a hardscrabble Iranian nomadic tribe as they journey through bleak country to reach the grasslands that will save their livestock.

Directors: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack, Marguerite Harrison, Haidar Khan

Votes: 880

29. Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness (1927)

Passed | 69 min | Adventure, Documentary

Elephants disrupt the lives of a family deep in the jungles of Northern Siam, and an entire village.

Directors: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Kru, Chantui, Nah, Ladah

Votes: 815 | Gross: $0.61M

30. The Sorrow and the Pity (1969)

PG | 251 min | Documentary, History, War

An in-depth exploration of the various reactions by the French people to the Vichy government's acceptance of Nazi invasion.

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

Votes: 3,304

31. Hôtel Terminus (1988)

Unrated | 267 min | Documentary, Biography, History

A documentary about Klaus Barbie, the Gestapo chief of Lyon, and his life after the war.

Director: Marcel Ophüls | Stars: Klaus Barbie, Claude Lanzmann, Marcel Ophüls, Johannes Schneider-Merck

Votes: 1,179 | Gross: $0.34M

32. The Last of the Unjust (2013)

PG-13 | 220 min | Documentary, History

80 Metascore

A place: Theresienstadt. A unique place of propaganda which Adolf Eichmann called the "model ghetto", designed to mislead the world and Jewish people regarding its real nature, to be the ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Lanzmann | Stars: Benjamin Murmelstein, Claude Lanzmann

Votes: 585 | Gross: $0.04M

33. A Visitor from the Living (1999)

Not Rated | 65 min | Documentary

An interview with a WWII Red Cross official who wrote a glowing report on a Jewish ghetto-cum-death camp.

Director: Claude Lanzmann | Stars: Maurice Rossel, Claude Lanzmann

Votes: 182

34. Night and Fog (1956)

Not Rated | 32 min | Documentary, Short, History

The history of Nazi Germany's death camps of the Final Solution and the hellish world of dehumanization and death contained inside.

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Michel Bouquet, Reinhard Heydrich, Heinrich Himmler, Adolf Hitler

Votes: 15,849

35. Statues also Die (1953)

30 min | Documentary, Short

A documentary of black art.

Directors: Ghislain Cloquet, Chris Marker, Alain Resnais | Stars: Jean Négroni, François Mitterrand, Pope Pius XII, Sugar Ray Robinson

Votes: 983

36. Shoah (1985)

Not Rated | 566 min | Documentary, History, War

99 Metascore

Claude Lanzmann's epic documentary recounts the story of the Holocaust through interviews with witnesses - perpetrators as well as survivors.

Director: Claude Lanzmann | Stars: Simon Srebnik, Michael Podchlebnik, Motke Zaïdl, Hanna Zaïdl

Votes: 7,729 | Gross: $0.02M

37. In the Year of the Pig (1968)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, War

A documentary chronicling the background to, and history of, the Vietnam War.

Director: Emile de Antonio | Stars: Harry S. Ashmore, Daniel Berrigan, Joseph Buttinger, William R. Corson

Votes: 1,448

38. The Memory of Justice (1976)

PG | 278 min | Documentary, War

Explores the subject of atrocities during wartime, especially during World War II and the Vietnam War.

Director: Marcel Ophüls | Stars: Yehudi Menuhin, Noël Favrelières, Anthony Herbert, Edward Sowders

Votes: 267

39. The Titan: Story of Michelangelo (1950)

Not Rated | 70 min | Documentary

The life and works of the great artist Michelangelo Buonarroti are shown against the historical background of his time. It begins with his earliest artworks, and follows his life and career... See full summary »

Directors: Robert J. Flaherty, Richard Lyford, Curt Oertel | Star: Fredric March

Votes: 52

40. Moana (1926)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary

Filmmaker Robert J. Flaherty presents a docufictional account of a family living in a Samoan village in the early 1920s.

Directors: Frances H. Flaherty, Robert J. Flaherty | Stars: Ta'avale, Fa'amgase, T'ugaita, Tama

Votes: 483

41. A Boatload of Wild Irishmen (2010)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

Robert Flaherty is credited with being the father of the modern documentary after making "Nanook of the North" and classics such as "Man of Aran" and "Louisiana Story", but he is also criticized for engaging in distortion and stereotyping.

Director: Mac Dara Ó'Curraidhín | Star: Robert J. Flaherty

Votes: 14

42. City of Ghosts (2017)

R | 92 min | Documentary, War

86 Metascore

A documentary that follows the efforts of "Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently," a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014. ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Heineman | Stars: Abdelaziz Alhamza, Mohamad Almusari, Hamoud Almousa, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi

Votes: 3,054 | Gross: $0.13M

43. Nowhere to Hide (2016)

86 min | Documentary

82 Metascore

"Nowhere to Hide" follows a man - the medic and father Nori Sharif - through 5 years of dramatic change in the war-torn Diyala-province; one of the most dangerous provinces in the middle of... See full summary »

Director: Zaradasht Ahmed | Stars: Abu Fallah, Hans Husum, Mudhafar, Nori Sharif

Votes: 169

44. Radio Kobanî (2016)

70 min | Documentary

The extraordinary story of a young reporter in war-torn Kobanî.

Director: Reber Dosky | Star: Dilovan Kîko

Votes: 92

45. One Day in Aleppo (2017)

24 min | Short

after five months of incessant and senseless shelling, a group of children living in Aleppo start painting the walls of their city. It is an act of protest as well as resistance: a small ... See full summary »

Director: Ali Alibrahim

Votes: 41

46. 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: 3,988 | Gross: $0.07M

47. The Lovers & the Despot (2016)

Unrated | 98 min | Documentary, Thriller

65 Metascore

The story of the South Korean actor, Choi Eun-hee, and her ex-husband and film director, Shin Sang-ok, who were individually kidnapped and reunited by dictator and film fan Kim Jong-il to force them to develop North Korea's film industry.

Directors: Ross Adam, Robert Cannan | Stars: Eun-hie Choi, Paul Courtenay Hyu, Sang-ok Shin

Votes: 822 | Gross: $0.06M