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2. The Confession Tapes (2017– )
TV-MA | 46 min | Documentary, Crime
A critical look into some true crime cases where American law enforcement made up for lack of actual physical evidence by using devious psychological tactics during interrogation in order to extract confessions from naive suspects.
5. Samsara (I) (2011)
PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Music
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.
Votes: 31,942 | Gross: $2.67M
9. Planet Earth (2006)
TV-PG | 538 min | Documentary
Emmy Award-winning, 11 episodes, five years in the making, the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC, and the first to be filmed in high definition.
13. Flight from Death: The Quest for Immortality (2003 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
Flight from Death is the first film to investigate the psychological The effects of death anxiety are embedded within everything we do across Flight from Death is the culmination of many years of research and
14. David Hockney: Secret Knowledge (2002 TV Movie)
Artist David Hockney discusses his theory that artists were secretly using optical devices such as mirrors and lenses in creating their work as early as the 15th century. Examples from ... See full summary »
16. Order & Disorder (2012– )
Not Rated | Documentary
Professor Jim Al-Khalili unwraps the evolutionary histories responsible for the modern human condition, as currently represented by our sophistication in energy manipulation and information technology.
18. Unlocked: The World of Games, Revealed (2016– )
TV-PG | 360 min | Documentary
Unlocked is a groundbreaking 8 part documentary series that provides firsthand stories by industry icons, celebrities, consumers, and field experts on the culture, technology, history, and future of the video game industry.
20. The Trade (2018– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary
This documentary series offers a visceral look into the personal stories of those most affected by illicit industries. Season 1 covers the opioid epidemic, Season 2 follows Central American migrants on their perilous journeys to the U.S.
21. Before the Flood (2016)
PG | 96 min | Documentary
A look at how climate change affects our environment and what society can do to prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems and native communities across the planet.
22. LA 92 (2017)
R | 114 min | Documentary, History
Twenty-five years after the verdict in the Rodney King trial sparked several days of protests, violence and looting in Los Angeles, filmmakers examine that tumultuous period through rarely seen archival footage.
23. The Man Who Saved the World (2014)
110 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Retired Soviet Lt. Col. Stanislav Petrov, who saved the world from WW3, talks about his life as retiree and shares his opinions on the Cold War with actor Kevin Costner in this melancholic mixture of documentary and reenacted footage.
TV-MA | 192 min | Documentary, Crime
The extraordinary story of the "pizza bomber heist" and the FBI's investigation into a bizarre collection of suspects.
25. Paris Is Burning (1990)
R | 71 min | Documentary
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.
Votes: 11,615 | Gross: $3.78M
26. Bleed Out (II) (2018)
TV-14 | 88 min | Documentary, Drama, Romance
After a routine partial hip replacement operation leaves his mother in a coma with permanent brain damage, what starts as a son's video diary becomes a citizen's investigation into the ... See full summary »
28. John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs (2017)
Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary
An examination of the Oscar-winning director who brought to life some of cinema's most beloved motion pictures.
29. Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies (2015– )
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 »
32. Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years (1981)
60 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Winston Churchill's life between 1929, when he lost his cabinet position, and 1939, when he joined Great Britain's War Cabinet - a period he described as the most difficult in his life.
33. Requiem for the American Dream (2015)
Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary, Biography, News
Renowned academic and author Noam Chomsky elucidates 10 principles of concentration of wealth and power that have led to unprecedented inequality and the hollowing out of the American middle class.
Votes: 8,313 | Gross: $0.13M
36. Gotti: Godfather and Son (2018)
TV-14 | 172 min | Documentary, Biography
John Gotti Jr. tells the story of how he became the man he is today. When you realize that family is more important than the mafia, that's when he steps out of the shadows. The father lives and dies "by the sword." Very sad but moving.
37. Who Killed Garrett Phillips? (2019)
TV-MA | 186 min | Documentary, Crime
The documentary examines and chronicles the years following the 2011 murder of 12-year-old Garrett Phillips and the subsequent trial of Clarkson University soccer coach Oral "Nick" Hillary.