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1. An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
PG | 96 min | Documentary, News
Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim follows Al Gore on the lecture circuit, as the former presidential candidate campaigns to raise public awareness of the dangers of global warming and calls for immediate action to curb its destructive effects on the environment.
Votes: 78,092 | Gross: $23.81M
2. Carmencita (1894)
Not Rated | 1 min | Documentary, Short
Performing on what looks like a small wooden stage, wearing a dress with a hoop skirt and white high-heeled pumps, Carmencita does a dance with kicks and twirls, a smile always on her face.
3. Electrocuting an Elephant (1903)
Not Rated | 1 min | Documentary, Short, Horror
The execution of Topsy, a female elephant, in a publicity stunt advertising the opening of Luna Park on Coney Island. Topsy was originally owned by Forepaugh Circus where she killed a ... See full summary »
4. Francofonia (2015)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, History
A history of the Louvre during the Nazi occupation and a meditation on the meaning and timelessness of art.
Votes: 2,351 | Gross: $0.30M
7. From 'Star Wars' to 'Jedi': The Making of a Saga (1983 TV Movie)
Unrated | 65 min | Documentary
Ever wonder how they ever made Star Wars, Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi? Well this documentary explains it all as we're taken on a behind-the-scenes tour of the making of the ... See full summary »
10. Super Size Me (2004)
PG | 100 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
While examining the influence of the fast food industry, Morgan Spurlock personally explores the consequences on his health of a diet of solely McDonald's food for one month.
Votes: 96,752 | Gross: $11.53M
11. Trumbo (2007)
PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Biography
Through a focus on the life of Dalton Trumbo (1905-1976), this film examines the effects on individuals and families of a congressional pursuit of Hollywood Communists after World War II. ... See full summary »
Votes: 961 | Gross: $7.85M
12. The Making of 'Amadeus' (2002 Video)
60 min | Documentary
This riveting film takes a look behind the scenes at one of the 20th century's cinema classics and at one of contemporary cinema's most maddeningly brilliant directors, Milos Forman. Using ... See full summary »
14. A Brief History of Time (1991)
G | 80 min | Documentary, Biography
A film about the life and work of the cosmologist, Stephen Hawking, who despite his near total paralysis, was one of the great minds of all time.
Votes: 4,878 | Gross: $2.28M
15. We Stand Alone Together (2001 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 78 min | Documentary
Compiled over two years, an 'on-camera oral history' of Easy Company, told by the veterans themselves. Accompanies the mini-series Band of Brothers.
16. The Making of 'Band of Brothers' (2001 TV Short)
30 min | Documentary, Short
Interviews made of the various actors and cast members that provide the knowledge and production skills and sets required to make the film a success.
17 min | Short, Biography, History
Returning to Normandy is a short documentary that follows the dedication ceremony of the Richard D. Winters Leadership Monument, and features Easy Company veterans Al Mampre, Ed "Doc" Pepping, Frank Perconte, and Herb Suerth, Jr.
19. Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond (2017)
TV-MA | 94 min | Documentary
20. European confusiòn: Making-of 'L'auberge espagnole' (2002 TV Short)
36 min | Documentary, Short
This made-for-TV documentary details the work that went into the production of L'auberge Espagnole, the 2002 film about a group of students from around Europe living together in Barcelona ... See full summary »
23. Let's Make Money (2008)
110 min | Documentary
Most of us don't know where their money is. However, one thing is for certain, it's is not in the bank to which we entrusted it. The bank and our money is already a part of the cycle of the global money market.
25. Burden of Dreams (1982)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary
A documentary on the chaotic production of Werner Herzog's epic Fitzcarraldo (1982), showing how the film managed to get made despite problems that would have floored a less obsessively ... See full summary »
26. Démolition d'un mur (1896)
Not Rated | 1 min | Documentary, Short
Auguste Lumière directs four workers in the demolition of an old wall at the Lumière factory. One worker is pressing the wall inwards with a jackscrew, while another is pushing it with a ... See full summary »
28. Dickson Experimental Sound Film (1894)
Not Rated | 1 min | Short, Music
The sound has been found in the form of an old Edisonian recording cylinder. The cylinder was repaired, then Walter Murch ACE MPSE synced the film to the correct music in (I believe) 2002. Total running time is approximately 17 seconds.
30. Inside Lehman Brothers (2018 TV Movie)
85 min | Documentary
Messy mortgages taken out by Lehman Brothers caused a real estate crisis in America ten years ago. This led to a global financial crisis. Ten years later, the French journalist Jennifer ... See full summary »
45 min | Documentary, Short
Director: Jim Proser
35. The Social Network: Swarmatron (2011 Video)
4 min | Documentary, Short
Trent Reznor introduces viewers to one of the unique instruments that played a critical role in the film's soundtrack. He explains and demonstrates the capabilities of the swarmaton, a ... See full summary »
Star: Trent Reznor
38. Immanuel Kant. Philosophical pathway (2013)
52 min | Documentary, History
This film is a portrait of the most celebrated citizen of Koenigsberg, the greatest philosopher and humanist of the Age of Enlightenment Immanuel Kant. The purpose of the film is to refute ... See full summary »
Director: Natalia Loskutova
41. Mon clown (2008 TV Short)
40 min | Documentary, Short
This was a French TV documentary about Marion Cotillard's "road to Oscar." It was only shown on French TV and we're all waiting around for it to be released on DVD for sale.
43. Bloody Queens: Elizabeth and Mary (2016 TV Movie)
59 min | Documentary
A dramatised documentary detailing the bitter feud between Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots. The two Queens never met, but communicated for many years via letter. Mary's turmoil is ... See full summary »
44. The Making of 'E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial' (1996 Video)
91 min | Documentary
A behind-the-scenes documentary about the making of Steven Spielberg's 1982 film "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial.'
47. 'Sunset Blvd.': A Look Back (2002 Video)
25 min | Documentary, Short
Film critics, actors, film historians and other personalities share their experiences and curious stories on the acclaimed Billy Wilder's masterpiece "Sunset Blvd."; its cultural importance... See full summary »
49. Pumping Iron (1977)
PG | 86 min | Documentary, Sport
From Gold's Gym in Venice Beach California to the showdown in Pretoria, amateur and professional bodybuilders prepare for the 1975 Mr. Olympia and Mr. Universe contests in this ... See full summary »
50. Commando: Pure Action (2007 Video)
15 min | Documentary