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1. Love Me (I) (2014)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

Love Me is a character-drive narrative that follows desperate men on their quest for love through the modern 'mail-order bride' industry in Ukraine. The film highlights the complete process... See full summary »

Director: Jonathon Narducci

Votes: 1,336

2. Becoming Chaz (2011)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Biography

Documentary following Chaz (formerly Chastity) Bono's gender transition. Includes interviews with family members and friends as the transition is followed.

Directors: Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato | Stars: Cher, Chaz Bono, Jennifer Elia, Jimm Giannini

Votes: 314

3. Orgasm Inc. (2009)

Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary

64 Metascore

Extraordinary behind-the-scenes access reveals a drug company's fevered race to develop the first FDA-approved Viagra for women - and offers a humorous but sobering look inside the cash-fueled pharmaceutical industry.

Director: Elizabeth Canner | Stars: Elizabeth Canner, Darby Stephens, Virgil Place, Leland Wilson

Votes: 509 | Gross: $0.05M

4. Manor House (2002– )

50 min | Documentary, History, Reality-TV

21 people from the 21st century are being brought together in an Edwardian Country House. 6 of them are the Upstairs family and the 15 others are the servants. For three months, these people have only the rulebook and each other...

Stars: Tristan Aldrich, Avril Anson, Ellen Beard, Charlie Clay

Votes: 488

5. The 1900 House (1999– )

60 min | Documentary, History

A modern English family embark on a real-life time-travel adventure to late Victorian London.

Votes: 323

6. 180° South (2010)

PG | 85 min | Documentary, Drama, Sport

The film follows adventurer Jeff Johnson as he retraces the epic 1968 journey of his heroes Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia.

Director: Chris Malloy | Stars: Yvon Chouinard, Doug Tompkins, Keith Malloy, Alicia Salome Acuna Ika

Votes: 2,844 | Gross: $0.03M

7. Mr. Angel (2013)

68 min | Documentary, Biography

Mr. Angel chronicles the extraordinary life of transgender activist and porn pioneer, Buck Angel. He survived addiction, prostitution, and suicide and now tells a moving story of a man's ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Hunt | Stars: Lux Alptraum, Buck Angel, Elayne Angel, Tyra Banks

Votes: 253

8. After Tiller (2013)

PG-13 | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

75 Metascore

After the assassination of Dr. George Tiller in Kansas in 2009, there are a limited number of doctors left in the country who provide third-trimester abortions for women. AFTER TILLER moves... See full summary »

Directors: Martha Shane, Lana Wilson | Stars: George Tiller, Warren Hern, Leroy Carhart, Susan Robinson

Votes: 1,005 | Gross: $0.07M

9. American Genius (2015– )

Documentary, History

Documentaries about great American thinkers, and how their ideas have changed the world.

Stars: Jeff Wilburn, John S. Howell Sr., Benjamin Loeh, Nicholas Augusta

Votes: 518

10. Girl Model (2011)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, Thriller

68 Metascore

A documentary on the modeling industry's 'supply chain' between Siberia, Japan, and the U.S., told through the experiences of the scouts, agencies, and a 13-year-old model.

Directors: David Redmon, Ashley Sabin | Stars: Ashley Arbaugh, Rachel Blais, Olivia Arben, Tigran Khachatrian

Votes: 2,150 | Gross: $0.02M

11. Shut Up & Sing (2006)

R | 93 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

77 Metascore

A documentary on the Dixie Chicks in the wake of singer Natalie Maines' anti-George W. Bush statement at a 2003 concert.

Directors: Barbara Kopple, Cecilia Peck | Stars: Natalie Maines, Emily Robison, Martie Maguire, Clayton Allen

Votes: 4,691 | Gross: $1.22M

12. Henry and Anne: The Lovers Who Changed History (2014– )

Drama

This two-part docudrama shows the love affair between King Henry VIII of England and his second wife, Anne Boleyn; presented by historian Dr. Suzannah Lipscomb.

Stars: Suzannah Lipscomb, Emma Connell, Jack Hawkins, Jon Edgley-Bond

Votes: 117

13. How We Got to Now (2014– )

TV-PG | 360 min | Documentary, History

Explores the power and the legacy of great ideas.

Stars: Steven Johnson, Gene Chruszcz, Kevin Fitzpatrick, Terri Adams

Votes: 352

14. First Comes Love (2013)

105 min | Documentary

48 Metascore

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in the baby carriage. For filmmaker Nina Davenport, that old playground song didn't go as planned. Single at age 41, she decides to ... See full summary »

Director: Nina Davenport | Stars: Nina Davenport, Eric E. Oleson

Votes: 299

15. The Dark Matter of Love (2012)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary

Documentary on the psychological aspects of growing up with and without parental love. It centers around the Diaz family, who chooses to adopt three orphans from Russia, and how their new and old kids handle family together.

Director: Sarah McCarthy | Stars: Caitlyn Maria Diaz, Camilena Anna Diaz, Cayden Marcel Diaz, Cheryl Diaz

Votes: 887

16. Living on One Dollar (2013)

TV-14 | 56 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

An award-winning film that has been called "A Must Watch" by Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus and Director of The Hunger Games, Gary Ross. Living on One Dollar follows the journey of four ... See full summary »

Directors: Zach Ingrasci, Sean Leonard, Chris Temple | Stars: Chris Temple, Zach Ingrasci, Sean Leonard, Ryan Christoffersen

Votes: 4,610

17. Dogs on the Inside (2014)

67 min | Documentary, News

Filmed in a Massachusetts prison, DOGS ON THE INSIDE follows the birth of a relationship between abandoned rescue dogs and prison inmates as they work together toward a second chance at a ... See full summary »

Directors: Brean Cunningham, Douglas Seirup | Stars: Michelle Riccio, Candido Santiago, Connie Lee-Teigen, Cole Bowen

Votes: 115

18. Monster: The Josef Fritzl Story (2010)

48 min | Documentary, Crime

Interviews with family members, doctors and victims of 73-year-old Josef Fritzl, who held his daughter captive in a basement for 24 years and fathered seven children with her.

Director: David Notman-Watt | Stars: Daisy Beaumont, Josef Fritzl, Elisabeth Fritzl, Rosemarie Fritzl

Votes: 1,702

19. The Hacker Wars (2014)

Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary, Crime

Ripped from international headlines, The Hacker Wars takes you to the front lines of the high-stakes battle over the fate of the Internet, freedom and privacy.

Directors: Vivien Lesnik Weisman, Vivien Lesnik Weisman | Stars: Andrew 'weev' Auernheimer, Andrew Blake, Barrett Brown, Jaime 'asshurtmacfags' Cochran

Votes: 912 | Gross: $0.00M

20. Frontier House (2002– )

History, Reality-TV

The Year: 1883. The Place: The Montana Territory. The Challenge: Blizzards, hunger, scorching sun, forest fires, the neighbors, and more ... Three modern families experienced life on the ... See full summary »

Stars: Kristen Brooks, Nate Brooks, Rudy Brooks, Adrienne Clune

Votes: 444

21. Colonial House (2004)

Reality-TV

A group of ordinary people arrive on a boat to 1628 and have to build a functioning colony, using only time appropriate resources. Their goal: survive for 4 months and pass the final evaluation.

Stars: Jonathon Allen, Julia Friese, Carolyn Heinz, Don Heinz

Votes: 194

22. Texas Ranch House (2006– )

Reality-TV, Western

A group of young men and a California suburban family agree to live and work on a typical Texas cattle ranch for two months, according to the customs and technologies of the 1860's.

Stars: Robby Cabezuela, Bill Cooke, Hannah Cooke, Lacey Cooke

Votes: 98

23. The Final Member (2012)

R | 75 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

67 Metascore

Thirty miles from the Arctic Circle, in the northern Icelandic town of Husavik, stands the Icelandic Phallological Museum - the world's only Penis museum. Over 40 years, the founder and ... See full summary »

Directors: Jonah Bekhor, Zach Math | Stars: Sigurður Hjartarson, Páll Arason, Tom Mitchell, Helgi Héðinsson

Votes: 1,100 | Gross: $0.01M

24. That Guy... Who Was in That Thing (2012)

Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary

Documentary about sixteen actors who detail their ups and downs as they struggle to forge careers in Hollywood. They've played cops, lawyers, bosses, best friends, psychopaths, politicians ... See full summary »

Directors: Ian Roumain, Michael Schwartz | Stars: Xander Berkeley, Bruce Davison, Craig Fairbrass, Mem Ferda

Votes: 1,575

25. That Gal... Who Was in That Thing: That Guy 2 (2015)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

Actresses talk about their personal lives and dealing with a balance between family responsibilities and being a professional actor.

Director: Ian Roumain | Stars: Jayne Atkinson, Paget Brewster, L. Scott Caldwell, Alicia Coppola

Votes: 469

26. Being Canadian (2015)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Comedy

What does it actually mean to be Canadian? This humorous documentary, featuring interviews with a who's-who of famous media related Canadians, hopes to find the answer.

Director: Robert Cohen | Stars: Robert Cohen, Kathy Griffin, Conan O'Brien, Dan Aykroyd

Votes: 788

27. Do I Sound Gay? (2014)

Unrated | 77 min | Documentary

65 Metascore

A documentary about the stereotype of the gay voice.

Director: David Thorpe | Stars: David Thorpe, George Takei, Tim Gunn, David Sedaris

Votes: 1,771 | Gross: $0.06M

28. Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia (2013)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, History

72 Metascore

This is an unashamedly opinionated film. In Gore Vidal's America, the political coup has already happened. The right have triumphed and the human values of the liberals have been consigned ... See full summary »

Director: Nicholas D. Wrathall | Stars: Gore Vidal, Howard Auster, James Best, Karen Black

Votes: 1,199 | Gross: $0.13M

29. Citizenfour (2014)

R | 114 min | Documentary, Biography, News

88 Metascore

A documentarian and a reporter travel to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with Edward Snowden.

Director: Laura Poitras | Stars: Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, William Binney, Jacob Appelbaum

Votes: 50,710 | Gross: $2.80M

30. Grow Your Own Drugs (2009– )

30 min | Documentary

James Wong presents a guide to making your own natural remedies using everyday ingredients.

Star: James Wong

Votes: 40

32. World of Survival (1997– )

24 min | Documentary

Add a Plot

Star: Ray Mears

Votes: 56

33. Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru (2016)

Not Rated | 115 min | Documentary

51 Metascore

TONY ROBBINS: I AM NOT YOUR GURU, a feature documentary film about internationally renowned life and business strategist Tony Robbins, is a revelatory cinéma vérité film that goes behind ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Berlinger | Stars: Sage Bonnie Humphrey, Steven Kronick, Anthony Robbins, Dawn Watson

Votes: 3,603

34. Where to Invade Next (2015)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Comedy

64 Metascore

To learn what the USA can learn from other nations, Michael Moore playfully "invades" them to see what they have to offer.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Johnny Fancelli, Christina Fancelli, Lorena Lardini

Votes: 22,810 | Gross: $3.82M

35. Amy (III) (2015)

R | 128 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

85 Metascore

Archival footage and personal testimonials present an intimate portrait of the life and career of British singer/songwriter Amy Winehouse.

Director: Asif Kapadia | Stars: Amy Winehouse, Mitch Winehouse, Mark Ronson, Russell Brand

Votes: 46,773 | Gross: $8.41M

36. An Honest Liar (2014)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

76 Metascore

The life and career of the renowned stage magician turned scientific skeptic of the paranormal, James Randi.

Directors: Tyler Measom, Justin Weinstein | Stars: James Randi, Deyvi Peña, Penn Jillette, Teller

Votes: 8,887 | Gross: $0.12M

37. The White Helmets (2016)

TV-14 | 41 min | Documentary, Short, Crime

As daily airstrikes pound civilian targets in Syria, a group of indomitable first responders risk their lives to rescue victims from the rubble.

Director: Orlando von Einsiedel | Stars: Khalid Farah, Mohammed Farah, Abu Omar, Raed Saleh

Votes: 6,695

38. The Square (2013)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, News

84 Metascore

A group of Egyptian revolutionaries battle leaders and regimes, risking their lives to build a new society of conscience.

Director: Jehane Noujaim | Stars: Ahmed Hassan, Khalid Abdalla, Magdy Ashour, Ramy Essam

Votes: 8,370 | Gross: $0.12M

39. Before the Flood (2016)

PG | 96 min | Documentary

63 Metascore

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.

Director: Fisher Stevens | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Ki-moon Ban, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Mike Brune

Votes: 25,457

40. Encounters at the End of the World (2007)

G | 99 min | Documentary

80 Metascore

Film-maker Werner Herzog travels to the McMurdo Station in Antarctica, looking to capture the continent's beauty and investigate the characters living there.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Scott Rowland, Stefan Pashov, Doug MacAyeal

Votes: 16,751 | Gross: $0.94M

41. I am Jane Doe (2017)

98 min | Documentary

69 Metascore

This intense documentary follows real cases of American girls enslaved in the child sex trade through ads in a newspaper's online classified section.

Director: Mary Mazzio | Stars: Erik Bauer, John Montgomery, Rob Portman, Claire McCaskill

Votes: 1,487

42. O.J.: Made in America (2016)

TV-MA | 467 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

A chronicle of the rise and fall of O.J. Simpson, whose high-profile murder trial exposed the extent of American racial tensions, revealing a fractured and divided nation.

Director: Ezra Edelman | Stars: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Mike Albanese, Muhammad Ali, Marcus Allen

Votes: 16,568

43. Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath (2016–2019)

TV-14 | 47 min | Documentary

A series featuring stories from former members of the Church of Scientology whose lives have been affected by the Church's harmful practices.

Stars: Leah Remini, Mike Rinder, Mary Kahn, Claire Headley

Votes: 4,218

44. Unacknowledged (2017)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary

"Unacknowledged" focuses on the historic files of the Disclosure Project and how UFO secrecy has been ruthlessly enforced-and why. The best evidence for extraterrestrial contact, dating ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Mazzola | Stars: Giancarlo Esposito, Steven M. Greer, Carl Sagan, Richard Doty

Votes: 6,178

45. 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: 2,277 | Gross: $0.53M