With Chicago Media Project (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Tale (2018)

TV-MA | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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90 Metascore

A woman filming a documentary on childhood rape victims starts to question the nature of her childhood relationship with her riding instructor and running coach.

Director: Jennifer Fox | Stars: Elizabeth Debicki, Laura Dern, Frances Conroy, Ellen Burstyn

Votes: 11,660

2. Knock Down the House (2019)

PG | 86 min | Documentary

6.9
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80 Metascore

A look at the people involved with various political campaigns during the 2018 U.S. congressional election.

Director: Rachel Lears | Stars: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Cori Bush, Joe Crowley, Paula Jean Swearengin

Votes: 7,998

3. One Child Nation (2019)

R | 85 min | Documentary, History

7.4
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85 Metascore

After becoming a mother, a filmmaker uncovers the untold history of China's one-child policy and the generations of parents and children forever shaped by this social experiment.

Directors: Nanfu Wang, Jialing Zhang | Stars: Jiaoming Pang, Brian Stuy, Longlan Stuy, Peng Wang

Votes: 323 | Gross: $0.18M

4. Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018)

PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary, Biography

8.4
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85 Metascore

An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host, Fred Rogers.

Director: Morgan Neville | Stars: Fred Rogers, Joanne Rogers, John Rogers, Jim Rogers

Votes: 17,860 | Gross: $22.61M

5. Icarus (I) (2017)

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

7.9
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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: 30,454

6. Voyeur (II) (2017)

TV-MA | 95 min | Documentary

6.2
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59 Metascore

Journalism icon Gay Talese reports on Gerald Foos, the owner of a Colorado motel, who allegedly secretly watched his guests with the aid of specially designed ceiling vents, peering down from an "observation platform" he built in the motel's attic.

Directors: Myles Kane, Josh Koury | Stars: Gay Talese, Gerald Foos, Morgan Entrekin, Anita Foos

Votes: 3,558

7. The Kingmaker (2019)

101 min | Documentary

7.8
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Documentary centering on the controversial political career of Imelda Marcos, the former first lady of the Philippines whose behind-the-scenes influence of her husband Ferdinand's presidency rocketed her to the global political stage.

Director: Lauren Greenfield | Star: Imelda Marcos

Votes: 30

8. Henry Gamble's Birthday Party (2015)

Unrated | 87 min | Drama

6.1
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59 Metascore

Preacher's kid Henry Gamble is turning 17 today. Bring your swimsuit.

Director: Stephen Cone | Stars: Cole Doman, Joe Keery, Elizabeth Laidlaw, Pat Healy

Votes: 2,156

9. Dina (2017)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary

6.8
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75 Metascore

An eccentric suburban woman and a Walmart door greeter navigate their evolving relationship in this unconventional love story.

Directors: Antonio Santini, Dan Sickles | Stars: Dina Buno, Scott Levin, Frank Costanzo, Jeannie Levin

Votes: 563 | Gross: $0.09M

10. Of Fathers and Sons (2017)

Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary, War

7.3
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70 Metascore

Talal Derki returns to his homeland where he gains the trust of a radical Islamist family, sharing their daily life for over two years.

Director: Talal Derki | Stars: Abu Osama, Ayman Osama, Osama Osama

Votes: 1,626 | Gross: $0.01M

11. Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes (2018)

Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary

6.9
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71 Metascore

A documentary that explores the rise and fall of the late Roger Ailes, from his early media influence on the Nixon presidency to his controversial leadership at Fox News.

Director: Alexis Bloom | Stars: Tony Waag, Babette Bombshell, Catherine Corcoran, John Reardon

Votes: 285 | Gross: $0.04M

12. The Eagle Huntress (2016)

G | 87 min | Documentary, Adventure, Sport

7.5
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72 Metascore

Thirteen-year-old Aisholpan trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her nomad family to become an eagle huntress.

Director: Otto Bell | Stars: Aisholpan Nurgaiv, Daisy Ridley, Rys Nurgaiv

Votes: 3,147 | Gross: $3.17M

13. Bisbee '17 (2018)

PG | 112 min | Documentary, Western

6.8
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87 Metascore

An old mining town on the Arizona-Mexico border finally reckons with its darkest day: the deportation of 1200 immigrant miners exactly 100 years ago. Locals collaborate to stage recreations of their controversial past.

Director: Robert Greene | Stars: Mike Anderson, Charles Bethea, Ken Boe, Benjamin Joel Caron

Votes: 363 | Gross: $0.12M

14. The Infiltrators (2019)

95 min | Drama

7.3
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A rag-tag group of undocumented youth - Dreamers - deliberately get detained by Border Patrol in order to infiltrate a shadowy, for-profit detention center.

Directors: Cristina Ibarra, Alex Rivera | Stars: Mohammad Abdollahi, Adelina Aiz, Maynor Alvarado, Roman Arabia

Votes: 38

15. Bathtubs Over Broadway (2018)

PG-13 | 87 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

7.8
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78 Metascore

A Late Night comedy writer stumbles upon a hilarious, hidden world of entertainment and finds an unexpected connection to his fellow man. With David Letterman, Chita Rivera, Martin Short, Jello Biafra, and more.

Director: Dava Whisenant | Stars: David Letterman, Martin Short, Chita Rivera, Susan Stroman

Votes: 579

16. Step (2017)

PG | 84 min | Documentary

6.9
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81 Metascore

STEP documents the senior year of a girls' high-school step dance team against the background of inner-city Baltimore.

Director: Amanda Lipitz | Stars: Gari McIntyre, Amanda Leonard, Blessin Giraldo, Chevonne Hall

Votes: 760 | Gross: $1.15M

17. Notes on Blindness (2016)

90 min | Documentary, Drama

7.1
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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: 1,721

18. Trophy (2017)

Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary

7.3
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80 Metascore

This in-depth look into the powerhouse industries of big-game hunting, breeding and wildlife conservation in the U.S. and Africa unravels the complex consequences of treating animals as commodities.

Directors: Christina Clusiau, Shaul Schwarz | Stars: Tim Black, Philip Glass, Christo Gomes, John Hume

Votes: 509 | Gross: $0.02M

19. Land Ho! (2014)

R | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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68 Metascore

A pair of former brothers-in-law embark on a road trip through Iceland.

Directors: Aaron Katz, Martha Stephens | Stars: Earl Lynn Nelson, Paul Eenhoorn, Daníel Gylfason, Þrúður Kristjánsdóttir

Votes: 2,390 | Gross: $0.73M

20. Bending the Arc (2017)

102 min | Documentary

8.1
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80 Metascore

The extraordinary doctors and activists whose work 30 years ago to save lives in a rural Haitian village grew into a global battle in the halls of power for the right to health for all.

Directors: Kief Davidson, Pedro Kos | Stars: Paul Farmer, Ophelia Dahl, Jim Yong Kim, Jaime Bayona

Votes: 94 | Gross: $0.01M

21. Night School (II) (2016)

Unrated | 85 min | Documentary

7.2
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76 Metascore

A documentary about three students determined to graduate from their high school in Indianapolis, despite the fact that the institution has one of the lowest graduation rates in the country.

Director: Andrew Cohn | Stars: Greg Henson, Shynika Jakes, Melissa Lewis

Votes: 115 | Gross: $0.00M

22. The Apollo (2019)

Documentary

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The history of New York City's Apollo Theater in Harlem is given the full treatment.

Director: Roger Ross Williams | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Patti LaBelle, Smokey Robinson, Pharrell Williams

Votes: 12

23. 32 Pills: My Sister's Suicide (2017)

TV-MA | 89 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

6.4
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71 Metascore

She's beautiful, artistic, loved and can't stand to be alive. 32 PILLS traces the fascinating life and mental illness of my sister, New York artist and photographer Ruth Litoff, and my struggle to come to terms with her tragic suicide.

Director: Hope Litoff

Votes: 271

24. Our New President (2018)

77 min | Documentary

5.5
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The story of Donald Trump's election told entirely through Russian propaganda, including Youtube videos by common Russians and Russia Today, the most popular and unashamedly manipulative TV news network.

Director: Maxim Pozdorovkin | Stars: Hillary Clinton, Vladimir Putin, Roger Stone, Donald Trump

Votes: 269 | Gross: $0.04M

25. The Feeling of Being Watched (2018)

86 min | Documentary

7.5
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79 Metascore

When journalist Assia Boundaoui investigates rumors of surveillance in her Arab-American neighborhood in Chicago, she uncovers one of the largest FBI terrorism probes conducted before 9/11 and reveals its enduring impact on the community.

Director: Assia Boundaoui | Stars: Christina Abraham, Assia Boundaoui, Iman Boundaoui, Nouha Boundaoui

Votes: 38

26. 306 Hollywood (2018)

94 min | Documentary

7.0
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66 Metascore

When two siblings undertake an archaeological excavation of their late grandmother's house, they embark on a magical-realist journey in search of what life remains in the objects we leave behind.

Directors: Elan Bogarín, Jonathan Bogarín | Stars: Sherry Anthony, Ruby Berube, Nicole Bloomfield, Elan Bogarín

Votes: 93 | Gross: $0.02M

27. Served Like a Girl (2017)

103 min | Documentary

8.0
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85 Metascore

Director Lysa Heslov's documentary, "Served Like a Girl, provides a candid look at several American women as they transition from active duty to civilian life after serving tours of duty in... See full summary »

Director: Lysa Heslov | Stars: Nichole Alred, Jas Boothe, Rachel Engler, Hope Garcia

Votes: 274 | Gross: $0.01M

28. The Reagan Show (2017)

TV-PG | 74 min | Documentary

6.3
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66 Metascore

Made up entirely of archival news and White House footage, this documentary captures the pageantry, absurdity, and mastery of the made-for-TV politics of Ronald Reagan.

Directors: Sierra Pettengill, Pacho Velez | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Nancy Reagan, Mikhail Gorbachev, George Bush

Votes: 269

29. Untitled Michael Brody Documentary

Documentary | Announced

A documentary about Michael Brody Jr., a 21-year-old hippie millionaire who in 1970 promised to give away his $25M inheritance in an effort to usher in a new era of world peace.

Director: Keith Maitland


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