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The Century of the Self

Psychology, 2002, with Adam Curtis, 3 hrs 55 mins
9.0 / 10

Earthlings

Environment, 2005, with Joaquin Phoenix, 1 hr 36 mins
8.8 / 10

The Genius of Charles Darwin

Science, 2008, with Richard Dawkins, 2 hrs 25 mins
8.6 / 10

Senna

Biography, 2010, with Ayrton Senna, 1 hr 46 mins
8.6 / 10

Journey to the Edge of the Universe

Science, 2008, with Alec Baldwin, 1 hr 31 mins
8.6 / 10

The Cove

Nature, 2009, with Ric O'Barry, 1 hr 33 mins
8.5 / 10

Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance

History, 2004, 3 hrs 42 mins
8.3 / 10

HyperNormalisation

Society, 2016, with Adam Curtis, 2 hrs 41 mins
8.3 / 10

Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness

Philosophy, 2000, with Alain de Botton, 2 hrs 25 mins
8.3 / 10
8.3 / 10
8.2 / 10

Root of All Evil?

Religion, 2006, with Richard Dawkins, 1 hr 36 mins
8.2 / 10

Citizenfour

Society, 2014, with Edward Snowden, 1 hr 54 mins
8.2 / 10

Paris Is Burning

Society, 1990, 1 hr 17 mins
8.1 / 10

Metal: A Headbanger's Journey

Music, 2005, 1 hr 39 mins
8.1 / 10

Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures

Biography, 2001, 2 hrs 19 mins
8.0 / 10

Children of the Decree

History, 2005, 1 hr 8 mins
8.0 / 10

The Corporation

Society, 2003, 2 hrs 25 mins
8.0 / 10

Man on Wire

Biography, 2008, 1 hr 35 mins
8.0 / 10

A Brief History of Graphics

Technology, 2014, 45 mins
7.9 / 10

Particle Fever

Science, 2013, 1 hr 38 mins
7.9 / 10

This is Modern Art

Art, 1999, with Matthew Collings, 5 hrs 3 mins
7.8 / 10

Sicko

Society, 2007, with Michael Moore, 2 hrs 4 mins
7.8 / 10

Food, Inc.

Society, 2008, 1 hr 34 mins
7.8 / 10

GasLand

Environment, 2010, with Josh Fox, 1 hr 43 mins
7.7 / 10

It Might Get Loud

Music, 2008, with Jimmy Page, The Edge, Jack White, 1 hr 38 mins
7.7 / 10

March of the Penguins

Nature, 2005, with Morgan Freeman, 1 hr 23 mins
7.6 / 10

Bowling for Columbine

Society, 2002, with Michael Moore, 2 hrs
7.6 / 10

Impressionism: Revenge of the Nice

Art, 2004, with Matthew Collings, 1 hr 41 mins
7.5 / 10

A Brilliant Madness

Psychology, 2002, with John Nash, 56 mins
7.5 / 10

Blood and Oil: The Middle East in World War I

History, 2006, 1 hr 54 mins
7.4 / 10

Code Rush

Technology, 2000, 57 mins
7.3 / 10

Capitalism: A Love Story

Society, 2009, with Michael Moore, 2 hrs 8 mins
7.3 / 10

The World's Most Expensive Paintings

Art, 2011, with Alastair Sooke, 59 mins
7.3 / 10

The French Revolution

History, 2005, 1 hr 31 mins
7.2 / 10

Fahrenheit 9/11

Politics, 2004, with Michael Moore, 2 hrs 3 mins
7.0 / 10