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

PG-13 | 95 min | Documentary, Biography

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: 22,061 | Gross: $22.84M

2. Putin's Witnesses (2018)

102 min | Documentary

A rare glimpse at the young Putin and the vast political machine that brought him to power.

Director: Vitaliy Manskiy | Stars: Vladimir Putin, Mikhail Gorbachev, Vitaliy Manskiy, Boris Yeltsin

Votes: 877

3. That Sugar Film (2014)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

56 Metascore

Damon Gameau embarks on an experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body.

Director: Damon Gameau | Stars: Damon Gameau, Hugh Jackman, Milla Bakaitis, Richard Davies

Votes: 9,069

4. People's Republic of Desire (2018)

95 min | Documentary

77 Metascore

As an entire generation has come of age on social media, virtual relationships are slowly replacing real-life human connections. And China has taken it to an extreme. Here, live streaming ... See full summary »

Director: Hao Wu

Votes: 396 | Gross: $0.02M

5. Jane (II) (2017)

PG | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

87 Metascore

The life and work of the renowned primatology scientist, Jane Goodall, especially on her research about chimpanzees.

Director: Brett Morgen | Stars: Jane Goodall, Hugo Van Lawick, Hugo Eric Louis van Lawick

Votes: 4,400 | Gross: $1.72M

6. Minding the Gap (2018)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary

90 Metascore

Three young men bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust-Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship.

Director: Bing Liu | Stars: Keire Johnson, Bing Liu, Zack Mulligan

Votes: 7,337 | Gross: $0.01M

7. Three Identical Strangers (2018)

PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

81 Metascore

In 1980 New York, three young men who were all adopted meet each other and find out they're triplets who were separated at birth. But their quest to find out why turns into a bizarre and sinister mystery.

Director: Tim Wardle | Stars: Robert Shafran, Michael Domnitz, Howard Schneider, Ellen Cervone

Votes: 24,090 | Gross: $12.32M

8. The Price of Everything (2018)

TV-14 | 98 min | Documentary

76 Metascore

With unprecedented access to pivotal artists and the white-hot market surrounding them, this film dives deep into the contemporary art world, holding a fun-house mirror up to our values and times.

Director: Nathaniel Kahn | Stars: Jeff Koons, Paul Schimmel, Larry Poons, Stefan Edlis

Votes: 887 | Gross: $0.09M

9. Islam and the Future of Tolerance (2018)

Unrated | 86 min | Documentary

After publicly clashing in a debate over the concept of Islamic reform in the Muslim world, prominent atheist philosopher Sam Harris and Islamist-turned-liberal-Muslim Maajid Nawaz reconnect in an attempt at civil and honest dialogue.

Directors: Desh Amila, Jay Shapiro | Stars: Sam Harris, Maajid Nawaz

Votes: 168

10. Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis (2018)

TV-14 | 96 min | Documentary, History

This documentary looks at the factors that led to the 2008 financial crisis and the efforts made by then Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, Federal Reserve Bank of New York President Timothy... See full summary »

Director: John Maggio | Stars: Gary Ackerman, Ben Bernanke, Jill Biden, Joe Biden

Votes: 526

11. Paris Is Burning (1990)

R | 71 min | Documentary

82 Metascore

A chronicle of New York's drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality.

Director: Jennie Livingston | Stars: Brooke Xtravaganza, André Christian, Dorian Corey, Paris Duprée

Votes: 12,160 | Gross: $3.78M

12. Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies (2015– )

Documentary

Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Siddhartha Mukherjee, this three-part series tells the complete story of cancer, from its first description in an ancient Egyptian scroll to the ... See full summary »

Stars: Edward Herrmann, Terrence Howard

Votes: 311

13. Human Flow (2017)

PG-13 | 140 min | Documentary

77 Metascore

Human Flow is director and artist Ai Weiwei's detailed and heartbreaking exploration into the global refugee crisis.

Director: Weiwei Ai | Stars: Israa Abboud, Hiba Abed, Rami Abu Sondos, Weiwei Ai

Votes: 2,343 | Gross: $0.53M

14. 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: 26,331

15. America to Me (2018– )

60 min | Documentary

A look inside one of Chicago's most progressive public schools, located in suburban Oak Park.

Stars: Charles Donalson Jr., Ke'Shawn Kumsa, Grant Lee, Kendale McCoy

Votes: 344

16. Rise of the Warrior Apes (2017)

86 min | Documentary

For more than 20 years anthropologists have been researching the social behavior of a chimpanzee clan in Uganda's Kibale National Park. They gained new insights about the violence, brutal ... See full summary »

Director: James Reed | Stars: David Watts, John Mitani, Kevin Langergraber, Kevin Potts

Votes: 102

17. Climate Change: The Facts (2019)

60 min | Documentary

David Attenborough takes a stark look at the facts surrounding climate change in today's world, detailing the dangers we are already having to deal with and future threats, but also the ... See full summary »

Director: Serena Davies | Stars: David Attenborough, Greta Thunberg, Michael E. Mann, Naomi Oreskes

Votes: 456

18. AVICII - True Stories (2017)

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

Focuses on the incredible rise, fall and rebirth of one of the worlds most successful electronic music artists of all time, Avicii.

Director: Levan Tsikurishvili | Stars: Salem Al Fakir, Avicii, Johan Bjerkelund, Aloe Blacc

Votes: 6,179

19. Ice on Fire (2019)

TV-PG | 88 min | Documentary

Can we reverse climate change? Ice on Fire explores the many ways we reduce carbon inputs to the atmosphere and, more important, how to "draw" carbon down, bringing CO2 out of the ... See full summary »

Director: Leila Conners | Stars: Raymond Baltar, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ottmar Edenhofer, Linwood Gill

Votes: 1,279

20. The Game Changers (2018)

86 min | Documentary

A UFC fighter's world is turned upside down when he discovers an elite group of world-renowned athletes and scientists who prove that everything he had been taught about protein was a lie.

Director: Louie Psihoyos | Stars: James Wilks, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Patrik Baboumian, Dotsie Bausch

Votes: 14,704 | Gross: $0.74M

21. Earthlings (2005)

95 min | Documentary, Horror

Using hidden cameras and never-before-seen footage, Earthlings chronicles the day-to-day practices of the largest industries in the world, all of which rely entirely on animals for profit.

Director: Shaun Monson | Star: Joaquin Phoenix

Votes: 17,601

22. Flipping Out (2007)

60 min | Documentary, War

Military service in Israel is compulsory for all able-bodied Jewish men and women. Once their years of service is up they are granted a bonus which many use to travel to India to wind down ... See full summary »

Director: Yoav Shamir

Votes: 192

23. The Great Hack (2019)

TV-MA | 114 min | Documentary

The Cambridge Analytica scandal is examined through the roles of several affected persons.

Directors: Karim Amer, Jehane Noujaim | Stars: Brittany Kaiser, David Carroll, Paul-Olivier Dehaye, Ravi Naik

Votes: 18,365

24. Tomorrow (2015)

G | 118 min | Documentary

71 Metascore

The world"s climate is changing. Instead of showing the worst that can happen, this documentary focuses on the people suggesting solutions and their actions.

Directors: Cyril Dion, Mélanie Laurent | Stars: Anthony Barnosky, Olivier De Schutter, Cyril Dion, Emmanuel Druon

Votes: 3,122 | Gross: $0.04M

25. Where's My Roy Cohn? (2019)

PG-13 | 97 min | Documentary

70 Metascore

Roy Cohn personified the dark arts of American politics, turning empty vessels into dangerous demagogues - from Joseph McCarthy to his final project, Donald J. Trump.

Director: Matt Tyrnauer | Stars: Roy M. Cohn, Ken Auletta, Marie Brenner, Robert Cohen

Votes: 735

26. Collective (2019)

109 min | Documentary

Director Alexander Nanau follows a crack team of investigators at the Romanian newspaper Gazeta Sporturilor as they try to uncover a vast health-care fraud that enriched moguls and politicians and led to the deaths of innocent citizens.

Director: Alexander Nanau | Stars: Razvan Lutac, Mirela Neag, Catalin Tolontan, Tedy Ursuleanu

Votes: 1,319

27. Eating You Alive (2018)

108 min | Documentary

How and why what we eat is the cause of the chronic diseases that are killing us, and changing what we eat can save our lives one bite at a time.

Director: Paul David Kennamer Jr. | Stars: Suzy Amis, Neal Barnard, James Cameron, T. Colin Campbell

Votes: 660

28. Senna (2010)

PG-13 | 106 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

79 Metascore

A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34.

Director: Asif Kapadia | Stars: Ayrton Senna, Reginaldo Leme, John Bisignano, Neide Senna

Votes: 62,476 | Gross: $1.61M

29. The Devil Next Door (2019)

TV-MA | 229 min | Documentary, Crime

A Cleveland grandfather is brought to trial in Israel, accused of being the infamous German death camp guard known as Ivan the Terrible.

Stars: Eli Gabay, Eli Rosenbaum, Michael Shaked, Yoram Sheftel

Votes: 8,623

30. The Cleaners (2018)

88 min | Documentary

70 Metascore

A look at the shadowy underworld of the Internet where questionable content is removed.

Directors: Hans Block, Moritz Riesewieck | Stars: Mark Zuckerberg, Donald Trump, Nicole Wong, Sarah T. Roberts

Votes: 1,457

31. American Factory (2019)

TV-14 | 110 min | Documentary

86 Metascore

In post-industrial Ohio, a Chinese billionaire opens a factory in an abandoned General Motors plant, hiring two thousand Americans. Early days of hope and optimism give way to setbacks as high-tech China clashes with working-class America.

Directors: Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert | Stars: Junming 'Jimmy' Wang, Robert Allen, Sherrod Brown, Dave Burrows

Votes: 16,045

32. Beastie Boys Story (2020)

TV-MA | 119 min | Documentary

75 Metascore

Mike Diamond and Adam Horovitz of Beastie Boys tell you an intimate, personal story of their band, and their 40 years of friendship together.

Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Beastie Boys, Mike D, Adam Horovitz, Adam Yauch

Votes: 3,634

33. Simon Schama's Power of Art (2006– )

60 min | Documentary, Drama, History

In each episode historian Simon Schama treats, in his own erudite, unconventional and somewhat socially engaged style, a work of art from a great master. He concentrates not just on the art... See full summary »

Stars: Simon Schama, Grégoire Bonnet, Allan Corduner, Andrea Gherpelli

Votes: 978

34. The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling (2018 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 259 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

Judd Apatow presents an emotional two-part in-depth look at the life, career and complex internal struggles of his loving mentor, the influential stand-up comedian and actor Garry Shandling, based on Shandling's personal diaries.

Director: Judd Apatow | Stars: Garry Shandling, Judd Apatow, Kevin Nealon, Mike Shandling

Votes: 1,517

35. The Defiant Ones (2017)

TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

"The Defiant Ones" examines the partnership between Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre - one the son of a Brooklyn longshoreman, the other straight out of Compton - and their leading roles in a chain of transformative events in contemporary culture.

Stars: Bono, Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine, Janet Mormile

Votes: 11,069

36. Forks Over Knives (2011)

PG | 90 min | Documentary

57 Metascore

Examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of animal-based and processed foods.

Director: Lee Fulkerson | Stars: Lee Fulkerson, Matthew Lederman, Alona Pulde, T. Colin Campbell

Votes: 11,523

37. Leaving Neverland (2019)

TV-MA | 240 min | Documentary

At the height of his stardom, the world's biggest pop star, Michael Jackson, began long-running relationships with two boys, aged seven and ten, and their families. They now allege that he sexually abused them.

Director: Dan Reed | Stars: Michael Jackson, Wade Robson, Joy Robson, Chantal Robson

Votes: 25,367

38. The Rachel Divide (2018)

TV-MA | 100 min | Documentary

59 Metascore

Rachel Dolezal becomes a social phenomenon when she passes herself off as an African American and becomes the head of her local N.A.A.C.P. chapter.

Director: Laura Brownson | Stars: Rachel Dolezal, Franklin Dolezal, Izaiah Dolezal, Esther Dolezal

Votes: 1,829

39. Dirty Money (2018– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Crime

A Netflix Original Series documenting various stories about exposing the greed, corruption, and crime spreading through the global economy.

Stars: Matt Taibbi, Alex Gibney, Anabel Hernández, Fahmi Quadir

Votes: 7,399

40. Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese (2019)

TV-MA | 142 min | Documentary, Biography, History

86 Metascore

In an alchemic mix of fact and fantasy, Martin Scorsese looks back at Bob Dylan's 1975 Rolling Thunder Revue tour and a country ripe for reinvention.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Bob Dylan, Allen Ginsberg, Patti Smith, Martin von Haselberg

Votes: 4,951

41. McQueen (2018)

R | 111 min | Documentary, Biography

84 Metascore

The life and career of fashion designer Lee Alexander McQueen: from his start as a tailor, to launching and overseeing his eponymous line and his untimely death.

Directors: Ian Bonhôte, Peter Ettedgui | Stars: Bernard Arnault, Joseph Bennett, Detmar Blow, Isabella Blow

Votes: 6,092 | Gross: $1.26M

42. Beyond The Visible - Hilma af Klint (2019)

94 min | Documentary, Biography

82 Metascore

The first abstract artist was a woman, misjudged and concealed, Hilma Klint rocks the art world with her mind-blowing oeuvre.

Director: Halina Dyrschka | Stars: Josiah McElheny, Julia Voss

Votes: 157

43. The Painter and the Thief (2020)

102 min | Documentary

78 Metascore

An artist befriends the thief who stole her paintings. She becomes his closest ally when he is severely hurt in a car crash and needs full time care, even if her paintings are not found. But then the tables turn.

Director: Benjamin Ree | Stars: Karl Bertil-Nordland, Barbora Kysilkova, Øystein Stene

Votes: 639

44. The Dust Bowl (2012– )

229 min | Documentary, History

A documentary about the 1930s drought of North American prairie farm land, and its consequences during the great depression.

Stars: Dorothy Williamson, Donald Worster, Timothy Egan, Calvin Crabill

Votes: 1,584

45. Wood (2020)

96 min | Documentary

Environmental spies infiltrate the global syndicate for illegal timber trading. With the aid of a hidden camera they document the chain of illegal activities, from harvesting of the wood to the marketing of "washed" products in our stores.

Directors: Michaela Kirst, Monica Lãzurean-Gorgan, Ebba Sinzinger | Stars: Sascha Von Bismarck, David Gehl, Julia Maria Urrunaga, Gabi Paun

Votes: 13

46. Enslaved (2020– )

TV-MA | Documentary, History | Filming