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1. The Matrix Revisited (2001 Video)

Not Rated | 123 min | Documentary

A DVD-exclusive documentary about the making and production of The Matrix (1999).

Director: Josh Oreck | Stars: Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Joel Silver, Bill Pope, Owen Paterson

Votes: 3,288

2. The Goebbels Experiment (2005)

Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary, Biography, History

67 Metascore

Through archival footage and dramatic readings of his personal writings, the life of Nazi Germany's Propaganda Minister, Josef Goebbels, is examined.

Director: Lutz Hachmeister | Stars: Udo Samel, Kenneth Branagh, Heinrich Brüning, Winston Churchill

Votes: 944 | Gross: $0.05M

3. Bowling for Columbine (2002)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

72 Metascore

Filmmaker Michael Moore explores the roots of America's predilection for gun violence.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Charlton Heston, Marilyn Manson, Salvador Allende

Votes: 139,675 | Gross: $21.58M

4. Sicko (2007)

PG-13 | 123 min | Documentary, Drama

74 Metascore

A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories including shotgun deaths.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Tucker Albrizzi, Tony Benn, George W. Bush

Votes: 73,610 | Gross: $24.54M

5. Nazi UFO Conspiracy (2008 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, History

A credible investigation of possible connections between UFO sightings in the past half century and secret flying saucer technologies developed by the Nazis in WW2.

Director: Hereward Pelling | Star: Terry MacDonald

Votes: 85

6. Realms of the Russian Bear (1992 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary, Adventure

A natural history of the former USSR.

Star: Nikolay Drozdov

Votes: 29

7. A History of Celtic Britain (2011)

60 min | Documentary

In four chapters, largely based on and illustrated with archaeological finds and sites, Neil Oliver explains how, as far as is known, the Iron Age Celtic tribes known as the Ancient ... See full summary »

Stars: Neil Oliver, Barry Cunliffe, Philip Crummy, Andy Deane

Votes: 84

8. Crime Inc. (1984– )

350 min | Documentary

The True Story Of The Mafia.

Stars: Martin Short, Aladena Fratianno, Joseph Cantalupo, John Cusack

Votes: 132

9. Empire of the Seas (2010)

60 min | Documentary

Historian Dan Snow presents Empire of the Seas a four-part series charting the remarkable story of the role the Royal Navy played in Britain's struggle for modernity - a grand tale of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Dan Snow, Mark Fearn, Aryan Klein, Neil Mogridge

Votes: 100

10. Ghosts of the Abyss (2003)

G | 61 min | Documentary, Family

67 Metascore

James Cameron and Bill Paxton, director and actor of the 1997 film Titanic, travel to the final undersea resting place of the ill-fated ship of dreams.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Bill Paxton, Lori Johnston, Lewis Abernathy, John Broadwater

Votes: 5,004 | Gross: $17.09M

11. History's Turning Points (1997–2002)

Documentary

History's Turning Points is a thirteen part series on decisive moments in world history. Dramatizations carried out at the actual sites of the events, History's Turning Points provides a ... See full summary »

Star: Gregory H. Starbuck

Votes: 6

12. Secrets of World War II (1998– )

Documentary

Rarely has a war produced such clear cut reasons to fight as World War II. Suddenly, ordinary men and women found themselves thrown into fearsome, situations worthy of any Hollywood movie. ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Powell, Swaylee Loughnane

Votes: 116

13. Around the World in 80 Treasures (2005– )
Episode: Japan to China

TV-G | 59 min | Documentary

In Japan Dan admires the Katana samurai sword in Tokyo, Himeji Castle and Ryan-ji Zen Buddhist Garden at Kyoto before traveling to China where he visits the Forbidden City and Summer palace... See full summary »

Star: Dan Cruickshank

14. Journey of Man (2003 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

Traces the expansion of the human race from central Africa to Asia to the edge of South America.

Director: Clive Maltby | Stars: William H. Calvin, Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza, Nina Jablonski, Richard Klein

Votes: 227

15. Living with Michael Jackson: A Tonight Special (2003 TV Movie)

110 min | Documentary

Martin Bashir conducts a rare interview with Michael Jackson and is given unprecedented access to the reclusive performer's private life.

Director: Julie Shaw | Stars: Michael Jackson, Martin Bashir, Gavin Arvizo, Janet Arvizo

Votes: 1,076

16. Michael Jackson's Private Home Movies (2003 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

Michael Jackson shows you his home videos.

Stars: Michael Jackson, Kieran Culkin, Macaulay Culkin, Jackie Jackson

Votes: 429

17. Commanders at War (2009– )
Episode: The Battle of El Alamein (2009)

50 min | Documentary, History, War

We start this series with two of the most charismatic generals of all time. Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, the Desert Fox, and General Bernard Montgomery clash over a barren stretch of rocky ... See full summary »

Stars: Bernard L. Montgomery, Erwin Rommel

Votes: 14

18. Commanders at War (2009– )
Episode: The Battle of Kursk (2009)

50 min | Documentary, History, War

Looking at strategies of Soviet Marshall Zhukov and German Field Marshall Von Manstein - a battle that Hitler labeled as setting up the tone of the rest of the war, of course that was before the battle began.

Votes: 17

19. Hitler's Hidden City (2009 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

Hitler's Hidden City is a subterranean adventure under the streets of Berlin, following the work of a team of German archaeologists and historians exposing and exploring the last remaining ... See full summary »

Director: George Pagliero | Stars: Joseph Goebbels, Adolf Hitler, Nicholas Schatzki

Votes: 27

20. In Search of Kennedy (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Drama

A documentary about JFK's political legacy in the 21st Century.

Director: Chuck Workman

21. The Secret (2006 Video)

PG | 90 min | Documentary

Interviews with self-proclaimed authors, philosophers, scientists, with an in-depth discussion of visualizing your goals. The audience is shown how they can learn and use 'The Secret' in their everyday lives.

Director: Drew Heriot | Stars: Bob Proctor, Joe Vitale, John Assaraf, Loral Langemeier

Votes: 12,377

22. Tito (2010– )

Documentary, Biography, Drama

This mini-series, chronicles the life of Josip Broz Tito from his birth to his death.

Stars: Boris Svrtan, Ivo Gregurevic, Goran Grgic, Natasa Janjic Medancic

Votes: 125

24. Zeitgeist (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 118 min | Documentary, History

Mythology and belief in society today, presenting uncommon perspectives of common cultural issues.

Director: Peter Joseph | Stars: Chogyam Trungpa, Jordan Maxwell, George Carlin, Bill Hicks

Votes: 48,083

25. 1929: The Great Crash (2009 TV Movie)

Documentary

The major causes and the consequences of the humankinds greatest economic depression.

Stars: Bill Paterson, Al Jolson

Votes: 123

26. The Lost Tomb of Jesus (2007 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary

The Lost Tomb of Jesus is a documentary which makes a case that the 2,000-year-old "Tomb of the Ten Ossuaries" belonged to the family of Jesus of Nazareth.

Director: Simcha Jacobovici | Stars: Mark Caven, Ouriel Maoz, Rivka Maoz, Shimon Gibson

Votes: 929

28. Timewatch (1982– )
Episode: Inside the Mind of Adolf Hitler (2005)

48 min | Documentary, History

Psychological analysis of the biggest madman of the 20th century.

Director: David Stewart | Stars: Michael Praed, Adolf Hitler, Jerrold Post, Richard Overy

Votes: 50

29. Capitalism: A Love Story (2009)

R | 127 min | Documentary, Crime, History

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: 41,125 | Gross: $14.36M

30. Endgame (2007 Video)

Unrated | 139 min | Documentary

For the New World Order, a world government is just the beginning. Once in place they can engage their plan to exterminate 80% of the world's population, while enabling the "elites" to live... See full summary »

Director: Alex Jones | Stars: Jim Tucker, Daniel Estulin, Alex Jones, Michael Coffman

Votes: 1,888

31. Hackers Are People Too (2008 Video)

Unrated | 43 min | Documentary, Short

Hackers do laundry. Hackers like movies. Hackers are people and could be your neighbors, your brother, your friends. Presenting a portrait of the hacking community, created by the community... See full summary »

Director: Ashley Schwartau | Stars: Chris Darbro, Scott Davidson, Flea, Grey Frequency

Votes: 306

33. The Secret Life of Adolf Hitler (1958 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 53 min | Documentary, Biography, History

1950's television documentary special that includes interviews with Hitler's sister Paula Wolf and a fellow prisoner who was incarcerated with Hitler, actual footage shot by the Nazi's and Eva Braun's rare home movies.

Director: Walter D. Engels | Stars: Westbrook Van Voorhis, Paula Wolf, Julius Schaub, Wilma Schaub

Votes: 124

35. Bare Island (1994)

30 min | Documentary, Short

Add a Plot

Votes: 10

36. Tales of the Gun (1998– )

Documentary, Biography, History

Historical profiles of various small arms.

Stars: Roger McGrath, William Atwater, Joseph Berk, Ian Hogg

Votes: 124

37. The Pixar Story (2007)

G | 87 min | Documentary

A look at the first years of Pixar Animation Studios - from the success of "Toy Story" and Pixar's promotion of talented people, to the building of its East Bay campus, the company's ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Iwerks | Stars: Stacy Keach, John Lasseter, Brad Bird, John Musker

Votes: 6,020

38. Let There Be Light: The Odyssey of Dark Star (2010 Video)

Unrated | 118 min | Documentary, Biography, Sci-Fi

Exploring the controversial story behind John Carpenter (Halloween & The Thing) and writer Dan O Bannon's (Alien & Return of the Living Dead) from first feature film. From its humble ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Griffith | Stars: Jeff Burr, John Carpenter, Ron Cobb, Jack H. Harris

Votes: 67

39. Lost Worlds (2005–2007)
Episode: Hitler's Supercity (2006)

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary, History

Adolf Hitler and his young architect, Albert Speer, had grotesquely overblown plans to replace Berlin with a world capital. Computer graphics reveal what these unrealized ambitions would have looked like.

Director: Charlotte Wheaton | Stars: Dietmar Arnold, Matthias Donath, Siegfried Eifrig, Michael Foedrowitz

Votes: 16

41. I Am Bruce Lee (2012 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, Biography

Bruce Lee is universally recognized as the pioneer who elevated martial arts in film to an art form, and this documentary will reveal why Bruce Lee's flame burns brighter now than the day he died over three decades ago.

Director: Pete McCormack | Stars: Bruce Lee, Paul Bowman, Daniele Bolelli, Richard Bustillo

Votes: 3,646

42. London 2012 Olympics (2012)

51 min | Sport

British Coverage of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Stars: Stacey Toy, Giorgia Campana, Victoria Moors, Elisabetta Preziosa

Votes: 582

43. We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists (2012)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary

66 Metascore

A documentary on the workings and beliefs of the self-described "hacktivist" collective, Anonymous.

Director: Brian Knappenberger | Stars: Anon2World, Anonyops, Julian Assange, Aaron Barr

Votes: 9,596

44. The Captains (2011)

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary, Biography, Sci-Fi

The Captains is a feature length documentary film written and directed by William Shatner. The film follows Shatner as he interviews the other actors who have portrayed Starship captains within the illustrious science-fiction franchise.

Director: William Shatner | Stars: William Shatner, Patrick Stewart, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew

Votes: 2,751

45. The Invisible War (2012)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Crime

75 Metascore

An investigative documentary about the epidemic of rape of soldiers within the US military.

Director: Kirby Dick | Stars: Amy Ziering, Kirby Dick, Kori Cioca, Jessica Hinves

Votes: 6,583 | Gross: $0.07M

46. Art of War (2009 TV Movie)

91 min | Documentary, History, War

Documentary on the main principles of Sun Tzu's "Art of War" illustrated with examples from the Vietnam War (Demoralization), the Second World War (Invasion of Normandy), the American Civil War (Gettysburg) and Tzu's own battles.

Director: David Padrusch | Stars: James Lurie, James Wong, Toshishiro Obata, Andrew Amani

Votes: 136