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1. Freakonomics (2010)
PG-13 | 85 min | Documentary
A collection of documentaries that explores the hidden side of human nature through the use of the science of economics.
Votes: 6,515 | Gross: $0.10M
3. For the Bible Tells Me So (2007)
Unrated | 95 min | Documentary, Romance
An exploration of the intersection between religion and homosexuality in the U.S. and how the religious right has used its interpretation of the Bible to stigmatize the gay community.
Votes: 4,274 | Gross: $0.31M
4. Life in a Day (2011)
PG-13 | 95 min | Documentary, Drama
A documentary shot by film-makers all over the world that serves as a time capsule to show future generations what it was like to be alive on the twenty-fourth of July, 2010.
Directors: Loressa Clisby, Kevin Macdonald, Hiroaki Aikawa, Natalia Andreadis, Jack Attridge, Cristina Bocchialini, Zillah Bowes, Ferran Brooks, Andrea Dalla Costa, Lisa Cottrell-Bentley, Alejo Crisóstomo, Sócrates Cuadri, Ayman El Gazwy, Shawn Gadberry, Jane Haubrich, Soma Helmi, Jennifer M. Howd, Clementine Isaac, Aditya Kolli, Gabor Kukucska, Francesco La Regina, Frederic Lumiere, Marek Mackovic, Zuqy Cruz Marquez, Linda Matarasso, Kevin McMahon, Joseph Michael, Joaquin Montalvan, Lilit Movsisyan, Emmanuelle Pickett, Christopher Redmond, Alejandro Romeo, Alaa Sheikh Hassan, Marcus Tedenryd | Stars: Hiroaki Aikawa, Cindy Baer, Teagan Bentley, Ester Brym
Votes: 14,437 | Gross: $0.25M
5. Gandhi (1982)
PG | 191 min | Biography, Drama, History
Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed.
Votes: 209,607 | Gross: $52.77M
6. One Direction: This Is Us (2013)
PG | 92 min | Documentary, Music
A look at Niall, Zayn, Liam, Louis, and Harry's meteoric rise to fame, from their humble hometown beginnings and competing on the X-Factor, to conquering the world and performing at London's famed O2 Arena.
Votes: 23,055 | Gross: $28.87M
7. Terms and Conditions May Apply (2013)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary, News
A documentary that exposes what corporations and governments learn about people through Internet and cell phone usage, and what can be done about it ... if anything.
Votes: 5,728 | Gross: $0.06M
8. Yves Saint Laurent (2014)
R | 106 min | Biography, Drama
A look at the life of French designer Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge.
Votes: 10,511 | Gross: $0.72M
9. The Trip to Italy (2014)
Not Rated | 108 min | Comedy, Drama
Two men, six meals in six different places on a road trip around Italy. Liguria, Tuscany, Rome, Amalfi and ending in Capri.
Votes: 13,845 | Gross: $2.87M
11. The Trip (I) (2010)
Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Drama
Steve Coogan has been asked by The Observer to tour the country's finest restaurants, but after his girlfriend backs out on him he must take his best friend and source of eternal aggravation, Rob Brydon.
Votes: 20,282 | Gross: $2.01M
12. Nowhere Boy (2009)
R | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A chronicle of John Lennon's first years, focused mainly in his adolescence and his relationship with his stern aunt Mimi, who raised him, and his absentee mother Julia, who re-entered his life at a crucial moment in his young life.
Votes: 33,302 | Gross: $1.45M
13. Help! (1965)
G | 92 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical
15. We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks (2013)
R | 130 min | Documentary
A documentary that details the creation of Julian Assange's controversial website, which facilitated the largest security breach in U.S. history.
Votes: 7,207 | Gross: $0.16M
16. Bill Cunningham: New York (2010)
Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A profile of the noted and extraordinarily cheerful veteran New York City fashion photographer.
Votes: 4,930 | Gross: $1.51M
17. The Program (II) (2015)
R | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
An Irish sports journalist becomes convinced that Lance Armstrong's performances during the Tour de France victories are fueled by banned substances. With this conviction, he starts hunting for evidence that will expose Armstrong.
19. The Letters (II) (2014)
PG | 114 min | Drama
A drama that explores the life of Mother Teresa through letters she wrote to her longtime friend and spiritual advisor, Father Celeste van Exem over a nearly 50-year period.
Votes: 889 | Gross: $1.65M
20. He Named Me Malala (2015)
PG-13 | 88 min | Documentary
A look at the events leading up to the Taliban's attack on Pakistani schoolgirl, Malala Yousafzai, for speaking out on girls' education followed by the aftermath, including her speech to the United Nations.
Votes: 4,246 | Gross: $2.64M
21. Truth (2015)
R | 125 min | Biography, Drama, History
Newsroom drama detailing the 2004 CBS 60 Minutes report investigating then-President George W. Bush's military service, and the subsequent firestorm of criticism that cost anchor Dan Rather and producer Mary Mapes their careers.
Votes: 17,357 | Gross: $2.54M
22. Without Memory (1996 TV Movie)
84 min | Documentary
This documentary follows the life of a man who has a disability which prevents him from forming new memories. The vital importance of human memory is revealed through his daily interactions with his family and the filmmakers.
23. Amy (III) (2015)
R | 128 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Archival footage and personal testimonials present an intimate portrait of the life and career of British singer/songwriter Amy Winehouse.
Votes: 44,815 | Gross: $8.41M
24. Ethel (2012)
Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary, Biography
A documentary on Ethel Kennedy that provides an insider's view of a political dynasty, including her life with Robert F. Kennedy and the years following his death when she raised their eleven children on her own.
25. City of Gold (2015)
R | 96 min | Documentary, Biography
A documentary portrait that takes us into Jonathan Gold's universe to tell the improbable story of a revolution inspired by the pen, but driven by the palate.
Votes: 864 | Gross: $0.61M
26. Papa Hemingway in Cuba (2015)
R | 110 min | Biography, Drama
In 1959, a young journalist ventures to Havana, Cuba to meet his idol, the legendary Ernest Hemingway who helped him find his literary voice, while the Cuban Revolution comes to a boil around them.
Votes: 1,246 | Gross: $1.12M
28. The Founder (2016)
PG-13 | 115 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers' innovative fast food eatery, McDonald's, into the biggest restaurant business in the world, with a combination of ambition, persistence, and ruthlessness.
Votes: 102,725 | Gross: $12.79M
29. Amanda Knox (2016)
TV-MA | 92 min | Documentary, Crime
American exchange student Amanda Knox is convicted and eventually acquitted for the 2007 death of another student in Italy.
31. 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.
33. An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (2017)
PG | 98 min | Documentary
A decade after An Inconvenient Truth (2006) brought climate change to the heart of popular culture, the follow-up shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution.
Votes: 7,052 | Gross: $3.50M
34. Food Evolution (2016)
TV-PG | 92 min | Documentary
Using the controversy over genetically-modified foods as its entry point, 'Food Evolution' shows how easily fear and misinformation can overwhelm objective, evidence-based analysis.
Votes: 522 | Gross: $0.01M
36. Florence and the Uffizi Gallery 3D/4K (2015)
95 min | Documentary
A multidimensional and multisensory journey in the Florentine Renaissance through its most representative beauties, with the latest-generation 3D and 4K technology and the most advanced techniques of modelling and dimensionalisation.
40. Botticelli - Inferno (2016)
96 min | Documentary
The Renaissance master Botticelli spent over a decade painting and drawing hell as the poet Dante described it. The film takes us on a journey through hell with fascinating and exciting insights into Botticelli's art and its hidden story.
42. Bobby Robson: More Than a Manager (2018)
104 min | Documentary, Sport
The definitive portrait of the late English football manager Sir Bobby Robson, one of the game's most inspirational and influential figures, whose legacy lives on far beyond the football field.
43. Les Bleus une autre histoire de France (2016 TV Movie)
104 min | Documentary, History, Sport
This documentary follows the French national team for 20 years, from 1996 to 2016. Successes and setbacks that mirrored the French Society.
Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary
Exploring the pre-fame years of the celebrated American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, and how New York City, its people, and its tectonically shifting arts culture of the late 1970s and '80s shaped his vision.
Votes: 276 | Gross: $0.17M
46. Pope Francis: A Man of His Word (2018)
PG | 96 min | Documentary, Biography
Pope Francis travels the world speaking to those in need and delivering a message of hope.
Votes: 1,514 | Gross: $1.82M
47. The Quest of Alain Ducasse (2017)
Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary
With 18 Michelin stars, Alain Ducasse creates restaurants for our times, builds schools and pushes the boundaries of his profession. This public, yet secretive man agreed to be followed for 2 years, thereby revealing his evolving universe.
Votes: 109 | Gross: $0.01M
48. Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist (2018)
83 min | Documentary
The first film to encompass the remarkable story of one of the true icons of our time, as she fights to maintain her brand's integrity, her principles - and her legacy.
Votes: 555 | Gross: $0.03M
49. Whitney (2018)
R | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, Music