Biography, News (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Too Big to Fail (2011 TV Movie)

AL | 99 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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Chronicles the financial meltdown of 2008 and centers on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson.

Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: James Woods, John Heard, William Hurt, Erin Dilly

Votes: 13,584

2. The True Cost (2015)

PG-13 | 92 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.7
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46 Metascore

The True Cost is a documentary film exploring the impact of fashion on people and the planet.

Director: Andrew Morgan | Stars: Livia Giuggioli, Stella McCartney, Vandana Shiva, Richard Wolff

Votes: 5,350

3. Requiem for the American Dream (2015)

73 min | Documentary, Biography, News

8.1
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The academic and activist Noam Chomsky describes the systems that have led to financial inequality, and the current concentration of wealth and power.

Directors: Peter D. Hutchison, Kelly Nyks, Jared P. Scott | Star: Noam Chomsky

Votes: 7,509 | Gross: $0.04M

4. Entertainment Tonight Canada (2005– )

30 min | Biography, Family, News

3.2
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Entertainment Tonight Canada is the nation's entertainment powerhouse delivering in depth and breaking up-to-the minute celebrity, film, television and music news both on-air and online.

Stars: Carlos Bustamante, Erin Cebula, Cheryl Hickey, Sangita Patel

Votes: 128

5. Age of Consent (2014)

88 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.7
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The story of the HOIST, London's first and only Gay Fetish Bar, coincides with the political struggle to decriminalize homosexual activity within the United Kingdom.

Directors: Charles Lum, Todd Verow | Stars: Kilker Alcaraz, Marc Angelo, Gary Burgess, Ingo Cando

Votes: 21

6. We Were Here (I) (2011)

9 | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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94 Metascore

A deep and reflective look at the arrival and impact of AIDS in San Francisco and how individuals rose to the occasion during the first years of this unimaginable crisis.

Directors: David Weissman, Bill Weber | Stars: Ed Wolf, Daniel Goldstein, Guy Clark, Eileen Glutzer

Votes: 1,807

7. India's Daughter (I) (2015)

63 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

8.2
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72 Metascore

The life and death of Jyoti Singh, an Indian medical student whose violation and murder by gang rapists exposed the violent misogyny of Indian society.

Director: Leslee Udwin | Stars: Asha Devi, Badri Singh, Satendra, Mukesh Singh

Votes: 1,788

8. Eye on Entertainment (2005– )

Biography, Horror, Music

7.9
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Eye on Entertainment is an award-winning television show that features interviews with successful entertainment visionaries, exploring the traits they have in common, with a unique focus on independent film and television.

Stars: Dawna Lee Heising, Joseph Kelbie Williamson, Gregory Blair, Vida Ghaffari

Votes: 1,595

9. Life According to Sam (2013)

94 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

8.2
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A moving look at a couple's inspiring efforts to save their only son Sam from the rare and fatal premature-aging disease of progeria.

Directors: Sean Fine, Andrea Nix | Stars: Sam Berns, Leslie Gordon, Scott Berns, Francis Collins

Votes: 694

10. Among the Believers (2015)

84 min | Documentary, Biography, News

7.6
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74 Metascore

An unsettling and eye opening exploration into the spread of the radical Islamic school Red Mosque in Pakistan, which trains legions of children to devote their lives to jihad, or holy war, from a very young age.

Directors: Mohammed Naqvi, Hemal Trivedi | Stars: Abdul Aziz, Pervez Hoodbhoy

Votes: 531 | Gross: $0.00M

11. The End of Cruising (2013)

77 min | Documentary, Biography, History

3.8
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A documentary about gay male cruising and public sex and how it has changed over the years.

Directors: Antony Hickling, Charles Lum, Xavier Stentz, Todd Verow | Stars: Philly Abe, Mike Dreyden, Dave Hickey, Antony Hickling

Votes: 68

12. Honest Man: The Life of R. Budd Dwyer (2010)

76 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.4
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Honest Man: the Life of R. Budd Dwyer is a movie about politics and corruption, suicide and survival. Four years in the making, it explores the scandal that led an honest, hard-working man ... See full summary »

Director: James Dirschberger | Stars: Dyan Dwyer, Joanne Dwyer, R. Budd Dwyer, Robert Dwyer

Votes: 345

13. The Drop Box (2015)

79 min | Documentary, Biography, News

8.1
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One winter, a pastor finds an abandoned infant on his church steps, and builds 'a drop box' to rescue any others.

Director: Brian Ivie

Votes: 594

14. E:60 (2007– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, News

7.1
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ESPN's award-winning news magazine show featuring sports profiles and innovative stories.

Stars: Jeremy Schaap, Tom Farrey, Lisa Salters, Michael Smith

Votes: 241

15. Mala Mala (2014)

87 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

6.7
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75 Metascore

A documentary about the power of transformation told through the eyes of 9 trans-identifying individuals in Puerto Rico.

Directors: Antonio Santini, Dan Sickles | Stars: Jason Carrión, Paxx Moll, Alberic Prados, Queen Bee Ho

Votes: 530 | Gross: $0.01M

16. The Three Hikers (2015)

96 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.3
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'The Three Hikers' tells the story of three Americans (Sarah Shourd, Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal) who went hiking in Northern Iraqi Kurdistan in July 2009, and were captured and held as ... See full summary »

Director: Natalie Avital | Stars: Sarah Shourd, Shane Bauer, Joshua Fattal, Nora Shourd

Votes: 78

17. Dying to Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary (2014)

95 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.3
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69 Metascore

Dying to Know is an intimate portrait celebrating two very complex controversial characters in an epic friendship that shaped a generation. In the early 1960s Harvard psychology professors ... See full summary »

Director: Gay Dillingham | Stars: John Perry Barlow, Dean Chamberlain, Ram Dass, Peggy Mellon Hitchcock

Votes: 239

18. I Want to Live (2015)

106 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

9.6
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I Want to Live is a documentary on the lives of Kurdish Refugees from Syria, living in refugee camps in Kurdistan. Shot on location, it is set against the Syrian civil war and the ISIS (... See full summary »

Director: Karzan Kardozi

Votes: 1,183

19. F*** You All: The Uwe Boll Story (2018)

96 min | Documentary, Biography, History

9.4
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Behind the lens with the most hated man in Hollywood

Director: Sean Patrick Shaul | Stars: Natalie Boll, Uwe Boll, Dan Clarke, Keith David

Votes: 10

20. All the Rage (Saved by Sarno) (2016)

94 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

8.4
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47 Metascore

America is experiencing an epidemic of pain. One man has the answer to the problem yet the medical establishment has ignored him. For nearly 50 years, Dr. John Sarno has been ... See full summary »

Directors: David Beilinson, Michael Galinsky, Suki Hawley | Stars: Jonathan Ames, Larry David, Tom Harkin, Gabor Mate

Votes: 217 | Gross: $0.02M

21. My Friend Rockefeller (2015)

AL | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.3
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Portrait of Christian Gerhartsreiter, who posed as a Rockefeller heir for decades, but who was, in fact, a con artist and a murderer.

Director: Steffi Kammerer | Stars: Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter, Dan Banks, Sandra Boss, Meredith Brucker

Votes: 643

22. Brave Miss World (2013)

88 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.1
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One woman's quest to turn personal tragedy into global awareness.

Director: Cecilia Peck | Stars: Linor Abargil, Morgan Carpenter, Joan Collins, Fran Drescher

Votes: 449

23. Kony 2012 (2012)

30 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

4.4
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A documentary that explores why African cult and militia leader and indicted war criminal fugitive Joseph Kony needs to be arrested by the end of 2012.

Director: Jason Russell | Stars: Susan Davis, Shepard Fairey, James Inhofe, Joseph Kony

Votes: 475

24. Crocodile Gennadiy (2015)

R | 96 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.5
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73 Metascore

Gennadiy calls himself "Pastor Crocodile." He's known throughout Ukraine for his years working to rehabilitate drug-addicted kids. But he's also a vigilante who uses any force necessary to carry out his moral vision. Gennadiy believes he has made Mariupol a better place, but now, the violence in Ukraine threatens everything.

Director: Steve Hoover | Star: Gennadiy Mokhnenko

Votes: 399 | Gross: $0.01M

25. Pokazatelnyy protsess: Istoriya Pussy Riot (2013)

16 | 88 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

7.0
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72 Metascore

Three young women face seven years in a Russian prison for a satirical performance in a Moscow cathedral. But who is really on trial in a case that has gripped the nation and the world ... See full summary »

Directors: Mike Lerner, Maxim Pozdorovkin | Stars: Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Mariya Alyokhina, Yekaterina Samutsevich, Andrey Tolokonnikov

Votes: 1,766

26. The Case Against 8 (2014)

109 min | Documentary, Biography, News

7.4
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A behind-the-scenes look inside the case to overturn California's ban on same-sex marriage. Shot over five years, the film follows the unlikely team that took the first federal marriage equality lawsuit to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Directors: Ben Cotner, Ryan White | Stars: Ted Olson, Christopher D. Dusseault, Jeffrey J. Zarrillo, Paul T. Katami

Votes: 970

27. American Teacher (2011)

81 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.9
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60 Metascore

Weaving interviews of policy experts and startling facts with the lives and careers of four teachers, American Teacher tells the collective story by and about those closest to the issues in... See full summary »

Directors: Vanessa Roth, Brian McGinn | Stars: Erik Benner, Neil Cavuto, Matt Damon, Linda Darling-Hammond

Votes: 217 | Gross: $0.03M

28. Narrativas de Nuevo Mexico (2011)

30 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Narrativas de Nuevo Mexico, is a film about Vicente Ximenes, MariLuci Jarmillo, Ted Martinez, Graciela Olivares, and Julian Samora, and their extraordinary stories that exemplify the ... See full summary »

29. If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front (2011)

85 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

7.2
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65 Metascore

A rare behind-the-curtain look at the Earth Liberation Front, the radical environmental group that the FBI calls America's 'number one domestic terrorist threat.'

Directors: Marshall Curry, Sam Cullman | Stars: Daniel McGowan, Lisa McGowan, Tim Lewis, Kirk Engdall

Votes: 2,918 | Gross: $0.06M

30. Hank: 5 Years from the Brink (2013)

85 min | Documentary, Biography, News

6.5
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56 Metascore

For three weeks in September 2008, one person was charged with preventing the collapse of the global economy. No one understood the financial markets better than Hank Paulson, the former ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Berlinger | Stars: Henry Paulson, Wendy Paulson

Votes: 418

31. Craptastic! (2012)

89 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

3.9
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36 Metascore

A documentary that goes behind the scenes of the movie 'Illegal Aliens', and a film-maker's journey from obscurity to moral blindness in the seductive glare of the media spotlight.

Director: David Giancola | Stars: Anna Nicole Smith, David Giancola, John James, Chyna

Votes: 209

32. After Tiller (2013)

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

7.5
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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: 966 | Gross: $0.07M

33. Mitt (2014)

94 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

6.9
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64 Metascore

Mitt Romney and his family are followed through their U.S. Presidential campaigns.

Director: Greg Whiteley | Stars: Mitt Romney, Candy Crowley, Eric Draper, Jim Lehrer

Votes: 2,279

34. Theodore Roosevelt: A Cowboy's Ride to the White House (2010 Video)

76 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Theodore Roosevelt: A Cowboy's Ride to the White House is the exciting story of a physically challenged young man from Harvard who came to the western frontier in 1883. Theodore Roosevelt ... See full summary »

Stars: Henry William Brands, Douglas Brinkley, Darrell Dorgan, Clay Jenkinson

35. Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and 'To Kill a Mockingbird' (2010)

78 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.4
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64 Metascore

It is our national novel. Reading to Kill a Mockingbird is something we all have in common. Harper Lee's first and only novel turns 50 this summer and the author hasn't given an interview ... See full summary »

Director: Mary McDonagh Murphy | Stars: Mary Badham, Jane Beasley, Rick Bragg, Tom Brokaw

Votes: 300 | Gross: $0.03M

36. SlingShot (2014)

88 min | Documentary, Biography, News

7.7
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SlingShot focuses on noted Segway inventor Dean Kamen and his work to solve the world's water crisis. An eccentric genius with a provocative world view, Kamen is an inspiration for future ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Lazarus | Star: Dean Kamen

Votes: 867

37. Inocente (2012)

40 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

7.4
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A personal and vibrant coming of age story about a young artist's determination never to surrender to the bleakness of her surroundings. At 15, Inocente refuses to let her dream of becoming... See full summary »

Directors: Sean Fine, Andrea Nix

Votes: 323 | Gross: $2.14M

38. L'homme qui répare les femmes: la colère d'Hippocrate (2015)

112 min | Documentary, Biography, News

7.9
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Winner of the Sakharov Prize 2014, Doctor Mukwege is internationally known as the man who mends thousands of women who have been raped during the 20 years of conflicts in the East of the ... See full summary »

Director: Thierry Michel | Stars: Martin Spinhayer, Denis Mukwege Mukengere, Hillary Clinton

Votes: 96

39. A Good Day to Die (2010)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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AIM leader Dennis Banks looks back at his early life and the rise of the American Indian Movement.

Directors: David Mueller, Lynn Salt | Stars: Larry Anderson, Dennis Banks, Tashina Banks, Clyde Bellecourt

Votes: 107

40. 'NORMAL ' (Real Stories from the sex industry) (2012)

65 min | Biography, Drama, News

5.8
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Normal follows the lives of 6 people working in the sex industry. Nicola Mai's groundbreaking form of storytelling explores their diverse experiences of exploitation and self-realization. Official Raindance Film Festival selection 2012.

Director: Nicola Mai | Stars: Tonia Sotiropoulou, Matthew Crowley, Rebecca Root, Selami Brahaj

Votes: 8

41. Vessel (II) (2014)

AL | 90 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

7.5
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68 Metascore

A fearless sea captain sails a ship through loopholes in international law, providing abortions on the high seas, and leaving in her wake a network of emboldened activists who trust women to handle abortion on their own terms.

Director: Diana Whitten | Star: Rebecca Gomperts

Votes: 191

42. Live from New York! (2015)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

6.7
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51 Metascore

"Saturday Night Live" has been reflecting and influencing life in the United States for 40 years. Live From New York! goes deep inside this cultural phenomenon exploring the laughter that ... See full summary »

Director: Bao Nguyen | Stars: Fred Armisen, Alec Baldwin, Anne Beatts, Candice Bergen

Votes: 306

43. Vietnam: 50 Years Remembered (2015– )

360 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.0
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In 1965, the United States officially became involved in the conflict in Southeast Asia where decades of turmoil had been building since the beginning of World War II. The fall of French ... See full summary »

Star: Coby Batty

Votes: 20

44. A Good Day to Die, Hoka Hey (2016)

87 min | Documentary, Biography, News

6.9
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This is the story of a man's bravery to cover the world at war, and what it takes to get images published for the world to see. This is Jason P. Howe's story of survival and change.

Director: Harold Monfils | Stars: Roger Arnold, Connie Booth, Seamus Conlan, David Eades

Votes: 69

45. Of Two Minds (2012)

89 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

6.8
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Of Two Minds explores the extraordinary lives, struggles and successes of three unique and compelling people living with bipolar disorder in America today. Through a combination of intimate... See full summary »

Directors: Douglas Blush, Lisa J. Klein | Stars: Terri Cheney, Carlton Davis, Cheri Keating, Jenifer Lewis

Votes: 214

46. Gen Silent (2011)

70 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.2
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LGBT people who fought the earliest battles for equality now face so much fear about discrimination, or worse, in health care/long-term care that they hide their past lives, are afraid to ... See full summary »

Director: Stu Maddux

Votes: 52

47. The Return to Homs (2013)

16 | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.6
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85 Metascore

A look behind the barricades of the besieged city of Homs, where for nineteen-year-old Basset and his ragtag group of comrades, the audacious hope of revolution is crumbling like the buildings around them.

Director: Talal Derki | Star: Abdul Basset Saroot

Votes: 922

48. Crime After Crime (2011)

95 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

7.6
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72 Metascore

The story of the battle to free Debbie Peagler, an incarcerated survivor of brutal domestic violence. Over 26 years in prison cannot crush the spirit of this determined African-American ... See full summary »

Director: Yoav Potash | Stars: Deborah Peagler, Joshua Safran, Nadia Costa, Yoav Potash

Votes: 442 | Gross: $0.06M

49. Mile 21 (2014)

18 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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The stories of several Boston College undergraduates about their time during and after the Boston Marathon Bombing.

Director: Katlyn Prentice

50. Without Charity (2013)

73 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.8
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This is the story of a small Indiana town, a robbery that turned for the worse, the murders of three innocent construction workers, and the trial that followed. It is an account of a young ... See full summary »

Director: Paul G. Lyzun | Stars: Tracey Bope, Mischell Browning, Scott Duerring, Jerry Ganger

Votes: 115


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