Movie, News (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Citizenfour (2014)

R | 114 min | Documentary, Biography, News

8.1
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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: 49,304 | Gross: $2.80M

2. 13th (2016)

TV-MA | 100 min | Documentary, Crime, News

8.2
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88 Metascore

An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.

Director: Ava DuVernay | Stars: Melina Abdullah, Michelle Alexander, Cory Booker, Dolores Canales

Votes: 20,778

3. Blackfish (2013)

PG-13 | 83 min | Documentary, News

8.1
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83 Metascore

A documentary following the controversial captivity of killer whales, and its dangers for both humans and whales.

Director: Gabriela Cowperthwaite | Stars: Tilikum, Dave Duffus, Samantha Berg, Dean Gomersall

Votes: 57,971 | Gross: $2.07M

4. An Inconvenient Truth (2006)

PG | 96 min | Documentary, News

7.4
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75 Metascore

Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim follows Al Gore on the lecture circuit, as the former presidential candidate campaigns to raise public awareness of the dangers of global warming and calls for immediate action to curb its destructive effects on the environment.

Director: Davis Guggenheim | Stars: Al Gore, Billy West, George Bush, George W. Bush

Votes: 78,310 | Gross: $23.81M

5. Cartel Land (2015)

R | 100 min | Documentary, News

7.4
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76 Metascore

Filmmaker Matthew Heineman examines the state of the ongoing drug problem along the U.S.-Mexican border.

Director: Matthew Heineman | Stars: Tim Nailer Foley, José Manuel 'El Doctor' Mireles, Paco Valencia, Chaneque

Votes: 16,993 | Gross: $0.70M

6. Food, Inc. (2008)

PG | 94 min | Documentary, News

7.8
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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: 48,245 | Gross: $4.42M

7. Racing Extinction (2015)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, News

8.3
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81 Metascore

A documentary that follows undercover activists trying to stave off a man-made mass extinction.

Director: Louie Psihoyos | Stars: Elon Musk, Joel Sartore, Louie Psihoyos, Charles Hambleton

Votes: 7,087

8. Bellingcat: Truth in a Post-Truth World (2018)

88 min | Documentary, News

7.5
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Bellingcat: Truth in a Post-Truth World explores the promise of open source investigation, taking viewers inside the exclusive world of the "citizen investigative journalist" collective known as Bellingcat.

Director: Hans Pool | Stars: Eliot Higgins, Christiaan Triebert, Timmi Allen, Veli-Pekka Kivimäki

Votes: 235

9. Taxi to the Dark Side (2007)

R | 106 min | Documentary, Crime, News

7.5
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82 Metascore

Alex Gibney exposes the haunting details of the USA's torture and interrogation practices during the War in Afghanistan.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Alex Gibney, Brian Keith Allen, Moazzam Begg, Christopher Beiring

Votes: 14,110 | Gross: $0.27M

10. The Mask You Live In (2015)

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary, News

7.6
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Explores how our culture's narrow definition of masculinity is harming our boys, men and society at large and unveils what we can do about it.

Director: Jennifer Siebel Newsom | Stars: Joe Herman, Michael Kimmel, Caroline Heldman, Tony Porter

Votes: 2,170

11. Capitalism: A Love Story (2009)

R | 127 min | Documentary, Crime, News

7.4
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61 Metascore

An examination of the social costs of corporate interests pursuing profits at the expense of the public good.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, William Black, Jimmy Carter, Elijah Cummings

Votes: 40,006 | Gross: $14.36M

12. This is Not a Movie (2019)

106 min | Documentary, Action, Biography

7.4
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The groundbreaking and often game-changing reporting of legendary foreign correspondent and author Robert Fisk is profiled in the latest from acclaimed documentarian Yung Chang (Up the Yangtze).

Director: Yung Chang | Stars: Robert Fisk, Amira Hass, Nirmeen Hazineh, Sulieman Khatib

Votes: 20

13. Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids (2004)

R | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, News

7.2
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78 Metascore

Two documentary filmmakers chronicle their time in Sonagchi, Calcutta and the relationships they developed with children of prostitutes who work the city's notorious red light district.

Directors: Zana Briski, Ross Kauffman | Stars: Kochi, Avijit Halder, Shanti Das, Manik

Votes: 15,292 | Gross: $3.41M

14. The Square (2013)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, News

8.1
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84 Metascore

A group of Egyptian revolutionaries battle leaders and regimes, risking their lives to build a new society of conscience.

Director: Jehane Noujaim | Stars: Ahmed Hassan, Khalid Abdalla, Magdy Ashour, Ramy Essam

Votes: 8,180 | Gross: $0.12M

15. Four Horsemen (2012)

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary, News

7.8
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The modern day Four Horsemen continue to ride roughshod over the people who can least afford it. Crises are converging when governments, religion and mainstream economists have stalled. 23 ... See full summary »

Director: Ross Ashcroft | Stars: Dominic Frisby, Gillian Tett, Lawrence Wilkerson, David Morgan

Votes: 2,597

16. Requiem for the American Dream (2015)

Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary, Biography, News

8.1
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Renowned academic and author Noam Chomsky elucidates 10 principles of concentration of wealth and power that have led to unprecedented inequality and the hollowing out of the American middle class.

Directors: Peter D. Hutchison, Kelly Nyks, Jared P. Scott | Star: Noam Chomsky

Votes: 8,118 | Gross: $0.13M

17. Fresh Dressed (2015)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, History, Music

6.5
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69 Metascore

Fresh Dressed chronicles the history of Hip-Hop <> Urban fashion and its rise from southern cotton plantations to the gangs of 1970s in the South Bronx, to corporate America, and everywhere... See full summary »

Director: Sacha Jenkins | Stars: Damon Dash, Daymond John, Karl Kani, Nas

Votes: 813

18. We Stand Corrected: Dannemora (2018)

73 min | Documentary, Crime, News | Completed

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We Stand Corrected: Dannemora takes an in depth look at the notorious 2015 escape from Clinton Correctional Facility, New York State's largest maximum security prison. The film gives a ... See full summary »

Director: Richie Elson

19. Korengal (2014)

R | 84 min | Documentary, History, News

6.8
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67 Metascore

Korengal picks up where Restrepo left off; the same men, the same valley, the same commanders, but a very different look at the experience of war.

Director: Sebastian Junger | Stars: LaMonta Caldwell, Miguel Cortez, Stephen Gillespie, Aron Hijar

Votes: 3,396 | Gross: $0.06M

20. The True Cost (2015)

PG-13 | 92 min | Documentary, Drama, News

7.7
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46 Metascore

The True Cost is a documentary film exploring the impact of fashion on people and the planet.

Director: Andrew Morgan | Stars: Livia Giuggioli, Stella McCartney, Lucy Siegle, Vandana Shiva

Votes: 6,116

21. Sex: Made in Germany (2013)

45 min | Documentary, News

5.6
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Germany completely legalized prostitution over 10 years ago and now has one of the most liberal prostitution laws in the world. Over the course of ten years, Germany has become a ... See full summary »

Directors: Sonia Kennebeck, Tina Soliman | Stars: Candy Cash, Herbert Krauleidis, Sonia Rossi, Jürgen Rudloff

Votes: 18

22. How to Survive a Plague (2012)

Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary, History, News

7.6
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86 Metascore

The story of two coalitions -- ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group) -- whose activism and innovation turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition.

Director: David France | Stars: Peter Staley, Larry Kramer, Iris Long, Bob Rafsky

Votes: 3,569 | Gross: $0.13M

23. The Age of Stupid (2009)

Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary, History, News

7.0
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A future archivist looks at old footage from the year 2008 to understand why humankind failed to address climate change.

Director: Franny Armstrong | Stars: Pete Postlethwaite, Jehangir Wadia, Alvin DuVernay, Layefa Malini

Votes: 4,086

24. City 40 (2016)

73 min | Documentary, Drama, History

6.5
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Behind the walls of a forbidden city, the only thing more dangerous than its secrets is the truth.

Director: Samira Goetschel | Stars: Lavrenti Beria, Viktor Fetisov, Mikhail Gorbachev, Sergei Kirillov

Votes: 1,466

25. Sustainable (2016)

92 min | Documentary, History, News

7.3
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America is facing a food crisis driven by profitability and a lack of consumer education. While the window to transforming our heartland continues to shrink, passionate individuals have ... See full summary »

Director: Matt Wechsler | Stars: Marty Travis, Dan Barber, Rick Bayless, Mark Bittman

Votes: 478

26. Dirty Wars (2013)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery

7.5
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76 Metascore

Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill is pulled into an unexpected journey as he chases down the hidden truth behind America's expanding covert wars.

Director: Rick Rowley | Stars: Jeremy Scahill, Nasser Al Aulaqi, Saleha Al Aulaqi, Muqbal Al Kazemi

Votes: 8,781 | Gross: $0.38M

27. We Were Here (I) (2011)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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94 Metascore

A deep and reflective look at the arrival and impact of AIDS in San Francisco and how individuals rose to the occasion during the first years of this unimaginable crisis.

Directors: David Weissman, Bill Weber | Stars: Ed Wolf, Daniel Goldstein, Guy Clark, Eileen Glutzer

Votes: 1,881

28. Alive Inside (2014)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, News

8.2
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67 Metascore

Dan Cohen, founder of the nonprofit organization Music & Memory, fights against a broken healthcare system to demonstrate music's ability to combat memory loss and restore a deep sense of self to those suffering from it.

Director: Michael Rossato-Bennett | Stars: Dan Cohen, Louise Dueno, Nell Hardie, Norman Hardie

Votes: 2,844 | Gross: $0.15M

29. Disneynature: Wings of Life (2011)

G | 81 min | Documentary, Family, News

7.4
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A documentary that delves into the realm of flowers and their pollinators.

Director: Louie Schwartzberg | Star: Meryl Streep

Votes: 392

30. India's Daughter (I) (2015)

63 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

8.2
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72 Metascore

The life and death of Jyoti Singh, an Indian medical student whose violation and murder by gang rapists exposed the violent misogyny of Indian society.

Director: Leslee Udwin | Stars: Asha Devi, Badri Singh, Satendra, Mukesh Singh

Votes: 1,864

31. The Network (2013)

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary, History, News

6.9
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47 Metascore

The Network is a documentary set behind the scenes at the largest television network in one of the most unstable and dangerous places on earth, Afghanistan.

Director: Eva Orner

Votes: 50

32. Banking on Bitcoin (2016)

TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary, History, News

6.6
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Bitcoin is the most disruptive invention since the Internet, and now an ideological battle is underway between fringe utopists and mainstream capitalism. The film shows the players who are defining how this technology will shape our lives.

Director: Christopher Cannucciari | Stars: Wences Casares, Nathanial Popper, Gavin Andresen, Naomi Brockwell

Votes: 3,326

33. Most Likely to Succeed (2015)

TV-14 | 86 min | Documentary, Drama, News

8.3
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A powerful documentary examining education in America and inspiring school communities to re-imagine what students and teachers are capable of doing.

Director: Greg Whiteley | Stars: Laszlo Bock, Brian Cesson, Scott Swaaley

Votes: 110

34. SunGanges (2019)

90 min | Documentary, Adventure, News

7.5
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A panoptic film on water, energy and climate, SunGanges (SuryaGanga) is a wild and intense ride three filmmakers take across the vast Indian landscape in an attempt to connect the dots ... See full summary »

Director: Valli Bindana | Stars: Himanshu Thakkar, Parineeta Dandekar, Shripad Dharmadhikary, Tony Seba

Votes: 8

35. Hooligan Sparrow (2016)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

7.3
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78 Metascore

State surveillance. Harassment. Imprisonment. Human rights activist Ye Haiyan, AKA Sparrow, knew she faced these risks when she went to Hainan Province to seek justice for six elementary ... See full summary »

Director: Nanfu Wang | Stars: Ye Haiyan, Huang, Wang Jianfen, Tang Jitian

Votes: 347

36. Terms and Conditions May Apply (2013)

Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary, News

7.3
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68 Metascore

A documentary that exposes what corporations and governments learn about people through Internet and cell phone usage, and what can be done about it ... if anything.

Director: Cullen Hoback | Stars: Max Schrems, Moby, Mark Zuckerberg, Orson Scott Card

Votes: 5,739 | Gross: $0.06M

37. Neurons to Nirvana (2013)

85 min | Documentary, History, News

7.8
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A stylish, in depth look at the renaissance in psychedelic drug research in light of current scientific, medical and cultural knowledge.

Director: Oliver Hockenhull | Stars: William S. Burroughs, Wade Davis, Rick Doblin, Lesley Ewen

Votes: 1,063

38. E-Motion (2014)

TV-G | 87 min | Documentary, News

7.7
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E-Motion is a factual documentary that explores how human emotions affect the physiology of the human body and how once negative emotions are replaced with positive emotions bona fide ... See full summary »

Director: Frazer Bailey | Stars: Joseph Dispenza, Nassim Haramein, Ty Hungerford, Lauren A Jackson

Votes: 158

39. Addicted to Fame (2012)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

3.7
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36 Metascore

A documentary that goes behind the scenes of the movie 'Illegal Aliens', and a film-maker's journey from obscurity to moral blindness in the seductive glare of the media spotlight.

Director: David Giancola | Stars: Anna Nicole Smith, David Giancola, John James, Chyna

Votes: 212

40. Caretakers (2018)

88 min | Mystery, News, Thriller

7.5
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A young medical student finds himself entrenched in a web of intrigue when he's sent to care for the former US Ambassador to Syria. Christopher Cousins, Vivica A. Fox and Missi Pyle co-star in Loomis' thrilling drama.

Directors: George Loomis, Elias Talbot | Stars: Christopher Cousins, George Loomis, Missi Pyle, Vivica A. Fox

Votes: 213

41. Black Diamond (2010)

101 min | Documentary, Drama, News

7.2
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Black Diamond uncovers the mechanisms of the lucrative international trade of hundreds of young African players with their heads full of dreams who are ready for tremendous sacrifices to ... See full summary »

Director: Pascale Lamche

Votes: 68

42. Ivory Tower (2014)

PG-13 | 90 min | Documentary, Family, History

7.0
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65 Metascore

A documentary that questions the cost -- and value -- of higher education in the United States.

Director: Andrew Rossi | Stars: Elizabeth Armstrong, Richard Arum, Jamshed Bharucha, David Boone

Votes: 1,231 | Gross: $0.10M

43. The Culture High (2014)

TV-14 | 120 min | Documentary, News

8.3
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37 Metascore

Scours the deep-seated roots of this morally induced Marijuana campaign and reveal the fascinating path it has taken to get to where it is today.

Director: Brett Harvey | Stars: Joe Rogan, Snoop Dogg, Penn Jillette, Ronald Reagan

Votes: 3,506

44. Impact After the Crash (2013)

82 min | Documentary, Drama, Family

8.1
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Documentary exploring the horrific Carrollton, Kentucky bus crash, which killed 27 people, mostly children, and injured many others. It was the worst drunk-driving related accident in US history.

Director: Jason Epperson | Stars: Gene Waggoner, Karolyn Nunnallee, Dotty Pearman Williams, Christy Pearman Cox

Votes: 128

45. Mala Mala (2014)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

6.7
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75 Metascore

A documentary about the power of transformation told through the eyes of 9 trans-identifying individuals in Puerto Rico.

Directors: Antonio Santini, Dan Sickles | Stars: Jason Carrión, Paxx Moll, Alberic Prados, Queen Bee Ho

Votes: 579 | Gross: $0.01M

46. Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve (2013)

Not Rated | 104 min | Documentary, History, News

7.4
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57 Metascore

Nearly 100 years after its creation, the power of the U.S. Federal Reserve has never been greater. Markets and governments around the world hold their breath in anticipation of the Fed ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Bruce | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Paul Volcker, Janet Yellen, Peter Atwater

Votes: 821

47. Palace of Silents (2010)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.2
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The Silent Movie Theater has been screening the films of the silent era for over 65 years. It was almost lost to us completely when its previous owner, Lawrence Austin, was murdered in the ... See full summary »

Director: Iain Kennedy | Stars: Laurence Austin, Michael F. Blake, Mike Hawks, Charlie Lustman

Votes: 16

48. The Corporate Coup D'État (2018)

80 min | Documentary, News

7.0
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THE CORPORATE COUP D'ÉTAT takes a complex political/historical theme and brings it to life. In the style of '13th', 'Manufacturing Consent', 'The Corporation', and 'All Governments Lie' it ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Peabody | Stars: Gar Alperovitz, Nicole Aschoff, Joe Atkins, Maude Barlow

Votes: 64

49. Fukushima: A Nuclear Story (2015)

84 min | Documentary, News

7.4
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A powerful documentary - shot from March 11th, 2011 through March 2015 - that sheds some light on what really happened at the Fukushima nuclear power plant after the 2011 earthquake and the tsunami that followed.

Director: Matteo Gagliardi | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Massimo Dapporto, Hal Yamanouchi

Votes: 256

50. Almost Holy (2015)

R | 96 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.5
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73 Metascore

Gennadiy calls himself "Pastor Crocodile." He's known throughout Ukraine for his years working to rehabilitate drug-addicted kids. But he's also a vigilante who uses any force necessary to carry out his moral vision. Gennadiy believes he has made Mariupol a better place, but now, the violence in Ukraine threatens everything.

Director: Steve Hoover | Star: Gennadiy Mokhnenko

Votes: 426 | Gross: $0.01M


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