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1. Jurassic Fight Club (2008– )

Documentary, History

Jurassic Fight Club depicts how prehistoric beasts hunted their prey, dissecting these battles and uncovering a predatory world far more calculated and complex than originally thought.

Stars: Erik Thompson, George Blasing, Thomas Holtz, Lawrence Witmer

Votes: 387

2. Human Planet (2011)

TV-PG | 50 min | Documentary

Like all life forms, humanity partially adapts to types of natural environment, yet also tends to change them. Each episode examines how life differs for men and nature in some type of ... See full summary »

Stars: John Hurt, Roger Munns

Votes: 20,992

3. Frozen Planet (2011)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

Focuses on life and the environment in both the Arctic and Antarctic.

Stars: David Attenborough, Alec Baldwin, Chadden Hunter, Ted Giffords

Votes: 22,803

4. What the Health (2017)

97 min | Documentary

An intrepid filmmaker on a journey of discovery as he uncovers possibly the largest health secret of our time and the collusion between industry, government, pharmaceutical and health organizations keeping this information from us.

Directors: Kip Andersen, Keegan Kuhn | Stars: Kip Andersen, Larry Baldwin, Neal Barnard, Tia Blanco

Votes: 23,346

5. Food, Inc. (2008)

PG | 94 min | Documentary

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: 47,887 | Gross: $4.42M

6. Food Choices (2016)

TV-PG | 91 min | Documentary

This documentary follows filmmaker Michal Siewierski as he explores the impact that food choice has on people's health, the health of our planet and on the lives of other species sharing ... See full summary »

Director: Michal Siewierski | Stars: Pam Popper, T. Colin Campbell, Joe Cross, Ashlee Piper

Votes: 2,698

7. Cartel Land (2015)

R | 100 min | Documentary

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: 16,739 | Gross: $0.70M

8. Legion of Brothers (2017)

TV-14 | 79 min | Documentary, War

77 Metascore

Immediately after the 9/11 attacks, fewer than 100 US Troops were sent on a secret mission to overthrow the Taliban. What happens next is equal parts war-origin story and cautionary tale, ... See full summary »

Director: Greg Barker | Stars: Jason Amerine, George W. Bush, Mark Nutsch, Clifford J. Richardson

Votes: 243

9. Hell and Back Again (2011)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Action, History

81 Metascore

What does it mean to lead men in war? What does it mean to come home? Hell and Back Again is a cinematically revolutionary film that asks and answers these questions with a power and ... See full summary »

Director: Danfung Dennis | Stars: Nathan Harris, Ashley Harris, The Marines of Echo Company, Christian Cabaniss

Votes: 2,141 | Gross: $0.04M

10. Citizenfour (2014)

R | 114 min | Documentary, Biography, Thriller

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: 48,238 | Gross: $2.80M

11. Soaked in Bleach (2015)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Crime

50 Metascore

Tom Grant, a private investigator once hired by Courtney Love, reveals his take on the death of Kurt Cobain.

Director: Benjamin Statler | Stars: Daniel Roebuck, Sarah Scott, August Emerson, Tyler Bryan

Votes: 10,851

12. Underworld, Inc. (2015– )

Documentary

A docu-series that provides an inside look into various illegal activities and black markets around the world, where drugs, firearms and even people are reduced to mere commodities.

Stars: Huey Morgan, Aceface, Jay Cee, Cesar Chahin

Votes: 170

13. Drugs, Inc. (2010– )

TV-14 | 44 min | Documentary, Crime

Documentary style show that explores in depth how drugs in modern day society are sold, processed, and how police are cracking down on it.

Stars: Mike Secher, Alex Cameron Dimez, Derrick Hesselein, Lilith Astaroth

Votes: 1,134

14. The Nightmare (II) (2015)

Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary, Horror

68 Metascore

A look at a frightening condition that plagues thousands; sleep paralysis.

Director: Rodney Ascher | Stars: Estrella Cristina, Stephen Joseph, Age Wilson, Elise Robson

Votes: 6,032

15. The Mothman of Point Pleasant (2017)

67 min | Documentary

Learn the terrifying, true story about thirteen months that changed history! In November of 1966 a car full of kids encountered a creature unlike anything they'd ever seen before. In the ... See full summary »

Director: Seth Breedlove | Stars: Denny Bellamy-Mason, Marcella Bennett, Lyle Blackburn, Bob Bosworth

Votes: 168

16. Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo (2017)

TV-PG | 101 min | Documentary, History

71 Metascore

At the heart of the Apollo program was the special team in Mission Control who put a man on the moon and helped create the future.

Director: David Fairhead | Stars: John Aaron, Stephen Bales, Jerry Bostick, James Burke

Votes: 898

17. Cobain: Montage of Heck (2015)

TV-MA | 145 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

83 Metascore

An authorized documentary on the late musician Kurt Cobain, from his early days in Aberdeen, Washington to his success and downfall with the grunge band Nirvana.

Director: Brett Morgen | Stars: Aaron Burckhard, Chad Channing, Don Cobain, Jenny Cobain

Votes: 26,195

18. Blood Road (2017)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, History, Sport

The mysteries surrounding her father's death in the Vietnam war lead ultra-endurance mountain biker Rebecca Rusch on an emotional journey as she pedals 1200 miles of the Ho Chi Minh trail.

Director: Nicholas Schrunk | Stars: Rebecca Rusch, Huyen Nguyen, Ian Adamson, Jason Bauer

Votes: 273

19. Deepsea Challenge 3D (2014)

PG | 91 min | Documentary

58 Metascore

A 3D documentary chronicling filmmaker James Cameron's diving expeditions in his Deepsea Challenger submersible.

Directors: John Bruno, Ray Quint, Andrew Wight | Stars: James Cameron, Suzy Amis, Frank Lotito, Paul Henri

Votes: 1,467 | Gross: $0.15M

20. Samsara (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Music

65 Metascore

Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.

Director: Ron Fricke | Stars: Balinese Tari Legong Dancers, Ni Made Megahadi Pratiwi, Puti Sri Candra Dewi, Putu Dinda Pratika

Votes: 29,899 | Gross: $2.67M

21. The Hornet's Nest (2014)

R | 93 min | Documentary, Action, History

61 Metascore

Armed only with their cameras, Peabody and Emmy Award-winning conflict Journalist Mike Boettcher, and his son, Carlos, provide unprecedented access into the longest war in U.S. history.

Directors: David Salzberg, Christian Tureaud | Stars: Frank Adamski, Ofren Arrechaga, Ed Bankston, Carlos Boettcher

Votes: 2,088 | Gross: $0.31M

22. Animal Armageddon (2009– )

Documentary, Animation, History

This documentary series explores the causes behind six major extinction events in Earth's history. It also speculates on the next such event.

Stars: Peter Ward, Michael Carroll, Craig Chesner, Michael Benton

Votes: 170



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