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1. Into the Abyss (2011)

PG-13 | 107 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

74 Metascore

Conversations with death row inmate Michael Perry and those affected by his crime serve as an examination of why people - and the state - kill.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Richard Lopez, Michael Perry, Damon Hall

Votes: 14,933 | Gross: $0.22M

2. Lineman (1972–1991)

3 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

When artist draws a magic line, it takes on a life of its own, becoming a silhouette of a living hot-tempered person. This "Mr. Line" wants more things drawn so he can enjoy himself, but the artist loves having fun on Mr. Line's account.

Stars: Carlo Bonomi, Osvaldo Cavandoli

Votes: 1,768

3. Russell Peters: Red, White and Brown (2008 TV Special)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Comedy

Recorded live before a sold-out audience at the WaMu Theater at Madison Square Garden, Russell Peters delivers material from his record-breaking "Homecoming Tour," with tales of his travels... See full summary »

Director: Jigar Talati | Stars: Melle Mel, Russell Peters

Votes: 1,342

4. Tyson (2008)

R | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

83 Metascore

A mixture of original interviews, archival footage, and photographs sheds light on the life experiences of Mike Tyson.

Director: James Toback | Stars: Mike Tyson, Mills Lane, Trevor Berbick, Cus D'Amato

Votes: 11,699 | Gross: $0.89M

5. Jerry Seinfeld: 'I'm Telling You for the Last Time' (1998 TV Special)

75 min | Documentary, Comedy

Live from New York City, Jerry Seinfeld, aided and abetted by a host of friends and fellow comedians, performs his 1998 Emmy-nominated performance on Broadway.

Director: Marty Callner | Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Michael Barryte, Grace Bustos, George Carlin

Votes: 4,629

6. London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony: Isles of Wonder (2012 TV Special)

352 min | Sport

The world's best all-round sporting event returns in 2012, this time in London, and England's capital has a lot in store.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Darius Alexander, Kirstie Abbott, Afia Abusham, Sarah Jane Adams

Votes: 2,617

7. The Drug Years (2006– )

Documentary

A look at the rise of illicit drug use and its cultural influence in the second half of the last century.

Stars: Anthony DeCurtis, Martin Torgoff, John Leland, Corey Feldman

Votes: 318

8. Welcome to North Korea (2001 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

This film, shot mostly covertly, shows a regime where 20 million people live in poverty, some on the brink of starvation, while the former dictator Kim II Sung and his son built extravagant monuments to reflect their power.

Directors: Raymond Feddema, Peter Tetteroo | Star: John Swieringa

Votes: 151

9. Aliens of the Deep (2005)

G | 100 min | Documentary, Family

71 Metascore

James Cameron teams up with NASA scientists to explore the Mid-Ocean Ridge, a submerged chain of mountains that band the Earth and are home to some of the planet's most unique life forms.

Directors: James Cameron, Steven Quale | Stars: James Cameron, Anatoly M. Sagalevitch, Genya Chernaiev, Victor Nischeta

Votes: 2,543 | Gross: $8.97M

10. 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: 135,127 | Gross: $21.24M

11. Fallen Champ: The Untold Story of Mike Tyson (1993 TV Movie)

93 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

Filmmaker Barbara Kopple profiles the life and career of former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson and the surrounding events that led to his 1992 6 year prison conviction.

Director: Barbara Kopple | Stars: Mike Tyson, Kevin Rooney, Desiree Washington, Curtis Ratliff

Votes: 154

12. Sushi: The Global Catch (2011)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary, History, News

57 Metascore

From humble beginnings as a simple food sold by Japanese street vendors, sushi has exploded into an international phenomenon in the past 30 years. SUSHI: THE GLOBAL CATCH is a ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Hall

Votes: 475 | Gross: $0.01M

13. Like Water (2011)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

In the most brutal and often most misunderstood sport in the world, becoming a champion takes more than just blood, sweat, and tears. Like Water follows middleweight Ultimate Fighter ... See full summary »

Director: Pablo Croce | Stars: Anderson Silva, José Aldo, Penny Buffington, Junior Dos Santos

Votes: 1,438

14. Kevin Smith: Burn in Hell (2012 TV Special)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Comedy

Kevin Smith conducts a Q&A session about the aftermath of his latest film, Red State (2011).

Directors: Joey Figueroa, Zak Knutson | Star: Kevin Smith

Votes: 1,095

15. An Evening with Kevin Smith 2: Evening Harder (2006 Video)

Unrated | 239 min | Documentary, Comedy

In this second Q&A with Kevin Smith he now enters the homes of some of his fans in Toronto and London.

Director: J.M. Kenny | Stars: Kevin Smith, Andre H. Arruda, Jason Mewes, Jennifer Schwalbach Smith

Votes: 2,828

16. Sriracha (2013)

33 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

Sriracha has earned a cult following, but the story of this spicy sauce is a mystery to most fans. Dedicated to Sriracha lovers, this documentary travels around the globe to reveal its origin and the man behind the iconic "rooster sauce."

Director: Griffin Hammond | Stars: Randy Clemens, Jordan Crowder, Harold Dieterle, Oz du Soleil

Votes: 415

17. George Carlin: Complaints & Grievances (2001 TV Special)

55 min | Documentary, Comedy

In "Complaints & Grievances," George Carlin's 12th HBO comedy special, taped at the Beacon Theater in New York on November 17, 2001 (ten weeks after 9/11), Carlin casts his usual jaundiced ... See full summary »

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 3,068

18. Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987)

R | 93 min | Documentary, Comedy

54 Metascore

Eddie Murphy in a stand-up performance recorded live. For an hour and a half he talks about his favourite subjects: sex and women.

Director: Robert Townsend | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Tatyana Ali, Billie Allen, Clebert Ford

Votes: 17,178 | Gross: $50.50M

19. Chris Rock: Bring the Pain (1996 TV Special)

TV-MA | 58 min | Documentary, Comedy

The second HBO stand-up special by Chris Rock.

Director: Keith Truesdell | Stars: Chris Rock, Nelson George, Monteria Ivey, Ali LeRoi

Votes: 3,409

20. Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker (1999 TV Special)

TV-MA | 65 min | Comedy, Documentary

In his third HBO stand-up special, Chris Rock brings his critically acclaimed brand of social commentary-themed humor to this 1999 stand-up comedy presentation. Also released as an album, ... See full summary »

Director: Keith Truesdell | Stars: Chris Rock, Slick Rick, Doug E. Fresh, Monteria Ivey

Votes: 6,154

21. Chris Rock: Never Scared (2004 TV Special)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Comedy

Are you ready for Rock? Actor/director/comedian Chris Rock performs a gut-busting set in his fourth HBO stand-up special taped before a live audience at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.

Director: Joel Gallen | Stars: Chris Rock, Dionicio Chambers, Doug E. Fresh, Eric Edwards

Votes: 4,715

22. Ricky Gervais: Out of England - The Stand-Up Special (2008 TV Special)

TV-MA | 72 min | Documentary, Comedy

Award-winning actor/comedian Ricky Gervais' first-ever HBO stand-up special features his unique takes on such disparate issues as fund-raising, autism, fame, nursery rhymes, Nazis, moronic friends, obesity and more.

Director: John Moffitt | Star: Ricky Gervais

Votes: 2,361

23. Ricky Gervais: Out of England 2 - The Stand-Up Special (2010 TV Special)

TV-MA | 74 min | Documentary, Comedy

Stand-up comic Ricky Gervais has his second HBO special.

Director: John Moffitt | Star: Ricky Gervais

Votes: 1,733

24. Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles (2013 TV Special)

TV-MA | 53 min | Comedy

Prepare for an evening of riotously shocking material as sharp-witted stand-up superstar Sarah Silverman steps up for her first HBO solo special.

Director: Liam Lynch | Stars: Sarah Silverman, Daniel Steven Gonzalez, Cuete Yeska, Mike G.

Votes: 1,151

25. Lisa Lampanelli: Tough Love (2011 TV Special)

Unrated | 61 min | Comedy

Comedy's lovable Queen of Mean is back with some Tough Love, and no one is safe. Two parts stand-up and one part roast, Lisa Lampanelli delivers a one-two punch with her patented equal opportunity insults and in-your-face style.

Director: David Higby | Star: Lisa Lampanelli

Votes: 121



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