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1. Outrage (I) (2009)

R | 90 min | Documentary

64 Metascore

An indictment of closeted politicians who lobby for anti-gay legislation in the U.S.

Director: Kirby Dick | Stars: Barney Frank, Tammy Baldwin, Wayne Barrett, Elizabeth Birch

Votes: 1,553 | Gross: $0.04M

2. One Nation Under God (1993)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary

Focusing on the contemporary religious Right Wing proliferation of curative therapies for homosexuality, this riveting documentary offers historical context as well as a political analysis ... See full summary »

Directors: Teodoro Maniaci, Francine Rzeznik | Stars: Ralph Blair, Pat Buchanan, Michael Bussee, Robert Cabaj

Votes: 189

3. For the Bible Tells Me So (2007)

Unrated | 95 min | Documentary, Romance

73 Metascore

An exploration of the intersection between religion and homosexuality in the U.S. and how the religious right has used its interpretation of the Bible to stigmatize the gay community.

Director: Daniel G. Karslake | Stars: Imogene Robinson, Victor Robinson, Gene Robinson, Isabella 'Boo' McDaniel

Votes: 4,274 | Gross: $0.31M

4. A Brony Tale (2014)

Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary

As voice actor Ashleigh Ball prepares to visit Bronycon, the unusual fandom of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010) is explored.

Director: Brent Hodge | Stars: Ashleigh Ball, David Beckingham, Mike Bernstein, Phoe Of Equestria Daily

Votes: 627

5. Jesus Camp (2006)

PG-13 | 87 min | Documentary

62 Metascore

A documentary on kids who attend a summer camp hoping to become the next Billy Graham.

Directors: Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady | Stars: Mike Papantonio, Lou Engle, Becky Fischer, Ted Haggard

Votes: 25,484 | Gross: $0.90M

6. The Paw Project (2013)

58 min | Documentary, History, News

This is a David and Goliath story of one veterinarian's battle to protect her patients (tigers, lions and even house cats) from big corporations, with their big corporate money, that will ... See full summary »

Director: Jennifer Conrad

Votes: 218

7. Perspectives (2011– )
Episode: Warwick Davis: The Seven Dwarfs of Auschwitz (2013)

47 min | Documentary

The actor, Warwick Davis, presents the story of the Owicz family and their ordeal during WWII. From a successful musical act to being tortuously experimented on by Dr. Josef Mengele in a ... See full summary »

Director: Ursula Macfarlane | Stars: Warwick Davis, Samantha Davis, Perla Ovitz, Johnny Popescu

Votes: 143

8. Dark Star: H.R. Giger's World (2014)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Biography

62 Metascore

A look at the life the dark surrealist Swiss artist, H.R.Giger shot a year before his death.

Director: Belinda Sallin | Stars: Leslie Barany, Sandra Beretta, Mia Bonzanigo, Tom Gabriel Fischer

Votes: 981

9. Dirty Dalì: A Private View (2007 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

Art critic Brian Sewell gives a persona insight into the private life of surrealist artist Salvador Dalí.

Director: Guy Evans | Star: Brian Sewell

Votes: 24

10. Chaos on the Bridge (2014 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 59 min | Documentary, Biography, History

The story of the struggle to create the television series, Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987).

Director: William Shatner | Stars: William Shatner, D.C. Fontana, David Gerrold, Maurice Hurley

Votes: 1,026

11. Germany Dada (1969)

61 min | Documentary

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Director: Helmut Herbst | Star: Hans Richter

Votes: 17

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

PG-13 | 79 min | Documentary, Biography

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: 33,527 | Gross: $0.68M

13. Atari: Game Over (2014)

Not Rated | 66 min | Documentary

A crew digs up all of the old Atari 2600 game cartridges of "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" that were tossed into a landfill in the 1980s.

Director: Zak Penn | Stars: Zak Penn, Joe Lewandowski, Robert Rentschler, Paul Sanchez

Votes: 5,370

14. Attack of the 50 Foot Monster Mania (1999 TV Movie)

Unrated | 56 min | Documentary, Horror

An hour of gargantuan gorillas, deadly dinosaurs, one-eyed giants & colossal beasts!

Stars: Bill Mumy, Cassandra Peterson, Forrest J. Ackerman, Ronald V. Borst

Votes: 88

15. The Rules of Abstraction with Matthew Collings (2014 TV Movie)

Documentary

Painter and art critic Matthew Collings charts the rise of abstract art over the last 100 years, whilst trying to answer a set of basic questions that many people have about this often-baffling art form.

Director: Graham Strong | Star: Matthew Collings

Votes: 26

16. GLOW: The Story of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (2012)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary

GLOW: The Story of The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling chronicles the rise and fall of the first ever all-female wrestling show through the stories of those who lived it.

Director: Brett Whitcomb | Stars: Emily Dole, Dee Booher, Angelina Altishin, Jeanne Basone

Votes: 1,464

17. His Name Was Jason: 30 Years of Friday the 13th (2009 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Horror

A documentary exploring 30 years of the "Friday The 13th" film series featuring all new interviews with cast and crew from all 12 films and various horror fans and filmmakers.

Director: Daniel Farrands | Stars: Diane Almeida, Erich Anderson, Judie Aronson, Diana Barrows

Votes: 2,681

18. Nightmares in Red, White and Blue: The Evolution of the American Horror Film (2009)

Unrated | 96 min | Documentary, Horror

An exploration of the appeal of horror films, with interviews of many legendary directors in the genre.

Director: Andrew Monument | Stars: Lance Henriksen, Larry Cohen, Joe Dante, John Carpenter

Votes: 2,424

19. Stephen Fry: Out There (2013)

60 min | Documentary

Actor Stephen Fry has for two years seeking up some of the most homophobic persons in the world who spend most of their time fighting gays, and challenges their view upon their extreme homophobia.

Stars: Stephen Fry, Andrew, João Silvério Trevisan, Renata Peron

Votes: 527

20. Killer Legends (2014)

86 min | Documentary, Crime, History

Delving into our collective nightmares, this horror-documentary investigates the origins of our most terrifying urban legends and the true stories that may have inspired them.

Director: Joshua Zeman | Stars: Rachel Mills, Joshua Zeman, Stephen Winick, James Presley

Votes: 2,942

21. Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010)

Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary

A documentary analyzing the furore which so-called "video nasties" caused in Britain during the 1980s.

Director: Jake West | Stars: Julian Petley, Marc Morris, Andy Nyman, Xavier Mendik

Votes: 1,087

22. Best Worst Movie (2009)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

61 Metascore

A look at the making of the film Troll 2 (1990) and its journey from being crowned the "worst film of all time" to a cherished cult classic.

Director: Michael Paul Stephenson | Stars: George Hardy, Lily Hardy, Pita Ray, Micki Knox

Votes: 7,280 | Gross: $0.10M

23. A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss (2010– )

177 min | Documentary

Mark Gatiss examines the history of the horror film, from classic Hollywood monsters to Hammer's glory days and beyond.

Stars: Mark Gatiss, John Carpenter, Michael Roberts, Barbara Steele

Votes: 610

24. Stephen Fry: HIV & Me (2007 TV Movie)

Documentary

British writer and actor Stephen Fry reports on the shocking increase of new HIV-infected people in Britain and in sub-Saharan Africa.

Director: Ross Wilson | Stars: Stephen Fry, Robert Brown, Annmarie Byrne, Edwin Cameron

Votes: 109

25. Reel in the Closet (2015)

70 min | Documentary, History

Never before seen home movies made by queer people dating back to the 1930s and the struggle to save them before they are lost forever.

Director: Stu Maddux | Stars: Tom Ammiano, Barbara Gittings, David Imming, Bill Jones

Votes: 17

26. Do I Sound Gay? (2014)

Unrated | 77 min | Documentary

65 Metascore

A documentary about the stereotype of the gay voice.

Director: David Thorpe | Stars: David Thorpe, George Takei, Tim Gunn, David Sedaris

Votes: 1,709 | Gross: $0.06M

27. Paris Is Burning (1990)

R | 71 min | Documentary

A chronicle of New York's drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality.

Director: Jennie Livingston | Stars: Brooke Xtravaganza, André Christian, Dorian Corey, Paris Duprée

Votes: 10,090 | Gross: $3.78M

28. Farewell, Etaoin Shrdlu (1980)

29 min | Documentary, Short

The last day of hot metal typesetting at the New York Times.

Director: David Loeb Weiss | Star: Carl Schlesinger

Votes: 29



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