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1. Prohibition (2011– )

360 min | Documentary, History

The story of the American activist struggle against the influence of alcohol, climaxing in the failed early 20th century nationwide era when it was banned.

Stars: Peter Coyote, Pete Hamill, Catherine Gilbert Murdock, Michael Lerner

Votes: 2,360

2. Houston, We Have a Problem! (2016)

88 min | Documentary, Drama

Explores the myth of the secret multi-billion-dollar deal behind America's purchase of Yugoslavia's clandestine space program in the early 1960s.

Director: Ziga Virc | Stars: Slavoj Zizek, Josip Broz Tito, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Baines Johnson

Votes: 2,871

3. Banking on Bitcoin (2016)

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

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: 3,292

4. Videocracy (2009)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary

60 Metascore

A look at segments of the Italian population who are consumed with celebrity worship.

Director: Erik Gandini | Stars: Silvio Berlusconi, Flavio Briatore, Fabio Calvi, Riccardo Canevali

Votes: 1,770 | Gross: $0.02M

5. Money as Debt (2006)

47 min | Documentary, Animation

The monetary systems practiced through modern banking.

Director: Paul Grignon | Star: Bob Bossin

Votes: 388

6. The Swedish Theory of Love (2015)

90 min | Documentary

Internationally Sweden is seen as a perfect society, a role model and a symbol of the highest achievements of human progress. The Swedish Theory of Love digs into the true nature of Swedish... See full summary »

Director: Erik Gandini | Stars: Erik Gandini, Lars Trägårdh, Marie Helena Fjällås, Marta Corradi

Votes: 1,257

7. Blackadder Rides Again (2008 TV Special)

65 min | Documentary, Comedy

Rowan Atkinson and the cast of legendary comedy series Blackadder are back for this one-off documentary special to mark 25 years since the original BBC transmission in 1983. Featuring ... See full summary »

Director: Matt O'Casey | Stars: John Sergeant, Rowan Atkinson, Richard Curtis, Ben Elton

Votes: 1,280

8. El hombre y la tierra: Serie ibérica (1974–1980)

Documentary

Documental de fauna y flora.

Star: Félix Rodríguez de la Fuente

Votes: 134

10. Baraka (1992)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary

A collection of expertly photographed scenes of human life and religion.

Director: Ron Fricke

Votes: 33,428 | Gross: $1.33M

11. Le dessous des cartes (1995– )

7 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

Every week, Jean-Christophe Victor explains what's happening in a country or part of the world (politically, socially, economically, etc), with the help of beautiful and clear animated maps... See full summary »

Stars: Émilie Aubry, Jean-Christophe Victor, Paul-Émile Victor, Rony Brauman

Votes: 150

12. Omnibus: The Making of 'The Mission' (2003 Video)

56 min | Documentary

A documentary that chronicles the making of the movie. It looks at the process of casting real Indians in the film and their importance in adding authenticity to the story, their ... See full summary »

Stars: Roland Joffé, Chris Menges, David Puttnam

13. Gimme Shelter (1970)

GP | 91 min | Documentary, Music, Thriller

80 Metascore

A harrowing documentary of the Stones' 1969 tour, with much of the focus on the tragic concert at Altamont.

Directors: Albert Maysles, David Maysles, Charlotte Zwerin | Stars: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Mick Taylor, Charlie Watts

Votes: 9,897 | Gross: $0.25M

14. A Return to Grace: Luther's Life and Legacy (2017 Video)

TV-PG | 113 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

500 years ago, Martin Luther triggered a seismic upheaval that rocked the western world-with an impact that continues to reverberate to this day. This entertaining new film follows the ... See full summary »

Director: David Batty | Stars: Pádraic Delaney, Hugh Bonneville, Kuba Rudzinski, Karina Seweryn

Votes: 198

15. Cartola, the Samba Legend (2007)

88 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

Documentary on the life and times of one of the most prominent Brazilian samba composers, Cartola (Angenor de Oliveira).

Directors: Lírio Ferreira, Hilton Lacerda | Stars: Paulo Autran, Chico Buarque, Sérgio Cabral, Carlos Cachaça

Votes: 150

16. Tropicália (2012)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Music

Set against the turbulent atmosphere of the 1960s, Tropicália is a feature length documentary exploring the Brazilian artistic movement known as tropicália, and the struggle its artists ... See full summary »

Director: Marcelo Machado | Stars: Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso

Votes: 529

17. Zero: An Investigation Into 9/11 (2008)

104 min | Documentary

ZERO has one central thesis: the official version of the events surrounding 9/11 can not be true. This documentary explores the latest evidence and witness testimonies.

Directors: Franco Fracassi, Francesco Trento | Stars: Tim Sparke, Nafeez Mossadeq Ahmed, Brian Clark, Dario Fo

Votes: 647

18. Loose Change 9/11: An American Coup (2009 Video)

Unrated | 99 min | Documentary, History, War

An exploration of the viewpoint that the September 11, 2001 attacks were planned by the United States government.

Director: Dylan Avery | Stars: Osama bin Laden, Johnelle Bryant, George W. Bush, Laura Bush

Votes: 3,311

19. Why I'm Not on Facebook (2014)

TV-14 | 78 min | Documentary

One man's soul searching decision on whether or not he should join Facebook sets him off on an epic journey of self-discovery as he weighs the pros and cons of becoming a member of the ... See full summary »

Director: Brant Pinvidic | Stars: Angelica, Julian Assange, Roseanne Barr, Cheyenne

Votes: 110

21. Frágil equilibrio (2016)

83 min | Documentary

A Japanese executive in Tokyo. A sub-Saharan community. A family in Madrid. Three stories of contradictions that unfold in different places on the planet, in different socio-cultural spheres.

Director: Guillermo García López

Votes: 150

23. Here I Stand: The Life and Legacy of Martin Luther (2002 Video)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Biography

The comprehensive definitive biography of Martin Luther whose discovery of the true Gospel gave birth to the Protestant Church.

Director: T.N. Mohan | Stars: Wink Martindale, Paul McDade

Votes: 18

25. The War Against Women (2013)

62 min | Documentary, War

A documentary examining the global phenomenon of rape as a "weapon of war" in various conflict zones, including Bosnia and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Director: Hernán Zin

Votes: 25

26. Kedi (2016)

Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary

78 Metascore

A profile of an ancient city and its unique people, seen through the eyes of the most mysterious and beloved animal humans have ever known, the Cat.

Director: Ceyda Torun | Stars: Yaman Barlas, Sari, Arzu Göl, Kemal Suncu

Votes: 11,189 | Gross: $2.83M

27. Critico (2008)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

70 critics and filmmakers discuss cinema from the age old conflict between the artist and the observer, the creator and the critic. From 1998 to 2007, Kleber Mendonça Filho has collected ... See full summary »

Director: Kleber Mendonça Filho | Stars: Michel Ciment, Walter Salles, Carlos Saura, Gus Van Sant

Votes: 116

28. Manufactured Landscapes (2006)

Unrated | 86 min | Documentary

79 Metascore

Photographer Edward Burtynsky travels the world observing changes in landscapes due to industrial work and manufacturing.

Director: Jennifer Baichwal | Star: Edward Burtynsky

Votes: 2,655 | Gross: $0.24M

29. The Human Scale (2012)

83 min | Documentary, News

50 Metascore

Half of the human population lives in urban areas. By 2050, this will increase to 80%. Life in a megacity is both enchanting and problematic. Today we face peak oil, climate change, ... See full summary »

Director: Andreas Dalsgaard | Stars: Jan Gehl, Rob Adams, Robert Doyle, Lars Gemzøe

Votes: 660

30. Music Is the Weapon (1982)

Not Rated | 54 min | Documentary, Music

FELA KUTIis to African music what Bob Marley is to reggae: its prophet. All contemporary forms of black music, from funk to electronic, owe something to the irresistible groove of the ... See full summary »

Directors: Jean-Jacques Flori, Stéphane Tchalgadjieff | Stars: Fela Kuti, Martin Luther King, Pope John Paul II

Votes: 194

31. SHOT! The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock (2016)

Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

64 Metascore

A joyride that delves deep into the mind of rock and roll's greatest living photographer: Mick Rock.

Director: Barney Clay | Star: Mick Rock

Votes: 420 | Gross: $0.01M

32. Informe general II. El nou rapte d'Europa (2015)

126 min | Documentary

Forty years after the first 'General Report', Pere Portabella now portrays the Spanish and Catalan political present from the perspective of social movements such as the recent 15-M or ... See full summary »

Director: Pere Portabella | Stars: Nagua Alba, Quim Arrufat, Jaume Asens, Zdenka Badovinac

Votes: 57

33. O Povo Brasileiro (2000– )

A portrait of Brazilian People based on the anthropological work of Darcy Ribeiro.

Votes: 51

34. Todos os Paulos do Mundo (2017)

80 min | Documentary

The creation of Babel scatters over the world men who speak different languages: all the faces, bodies and voices of Paulo José are embodied in the characters that the actor has played ... See full summary »

Directors: Rodrigo de Oliveira, Gustavo Ribeiro, Gustavo Ribeiro | Stars: Paulo José, Ana Kutner, Fernanda Montenegro, Flávio Migliaccio

Votes: 23

36. Explained (2018– )

18 min | Documentary

A documentary series that looks to explore the big questions of today.

Stars: Estelle Caswell, Maria Bello, Kristen Bell, Rachel Bloom

Votes: 2,699

37. El ruiseñor y la noche. Chavela Vargas canta a Lorca (2015)

73 min | Documentary

Chavela Vargas, in her last year of life, have a last wish: She will make a record to pay tribute to Federico Garcia Lorca, and with this, finally meet with her friend in the ranks of death.

Director: Rubén Rojo Aura | Stars: Liliana Achuy-Fan, Mario Avila, Sara Baras, María Cortina

Votes: 11

38. Born in Gaza (2014)

54 min | Documentary

Película documental sobre diez niños que cuentan cómo es su vida diaria tras el horror de la guerra en Gaza en el verano de 2014.

Director: Hernán Zin

Votes: 141

39. The Gleaners & I (2000)

Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary

83 Metascore

Varda films and interviews gleaners in France in all forms, from those picking fields after the harvest to those scouring the dumpsters of Paris.

Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: François Wertheimer, Agnès Varda, Bodan Litnanski

Votes: 5,213 | Gross: $0.15M

40. The Gleaners and I: Two Years Later (2002)

63 min | Documentary

Agnes Varda returns to the people she met in her 2000 documentary on gleaning and meets some new people who were inspired by her first film.

Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Bodan Litnanski, Macha Makeïeff, Agnès Varda, François Wertheimer

Votes: 737

41. A New Capitalism (2017)

71 min | Documentary

OXFAM has launched a report showing that the richest 1% of the population owns the same wealth as the other 99%. What could be done to build a fairer world in such a social inequality? ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Grazinoli | Stars: José Ignacio Avalos, Antonio Ermírio de Moraes Neto, Claudio Sassaki, Muhammad Yunus

Votes: 43

42. 27: Gone Too Soon (2018)

TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary, Music

An examination of the lives and deaths of the six most famous members of the '27 Club' - musicians who have died aged 27: Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain and Amy Winehouse.

Director: Simon Napier-Bell | Stars: Olly Alexander, Benny Andersson, Steve Blame, David Bowie

Votes: 737

43. The Story of Stuff (2007)

21 min | Animation, Short

For most of the world, consumption has been the unquestioned duty of every individual. Then garbage activist Annie Leonard brought her two-hour lecture to Free Range who helped her turn it ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Fox | Star: Annie Leonard

Votes: 300

44. Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown (2014)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

A look at the music career of musician James Brown beginning with his first hit song, "Please, Please, Please," in 1956.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: James Brown, Christian McBride, Bobby Byrd, Greg Tate

Votes: 1,082

47. Marighella (2012)

100 min | Documentary

A documentary about the member of the brazilian Communist Party, Congressman elected by vote, and later on enemy number one of the brazilian dictatorship of 1964, Carlos Marighella.

Director: Isa Grinspum Ferraz | Stars: Carlos Augusto Marighella, Lázaro Ramos, Miguel Arraes, Hennig Boilesen Jr.

Votes: 2,884