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1. Sex: The Revolution (2008– )
Episode: Do Your Own Thing (2008)

Documentary

9.3
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Director: Hart Perry | Stars: David Allyn, Joan Baez, Helen Gurley Brown, Susan Brownmiller

Votes: 11

2. Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus (2017– )
Episode: George Clinton (2018)

TV-MA | 30 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

8.9
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A cornerstone figure in funk music, George Clinton goes from singing a cappella in a barbershop to chasing Motown glory in Detroit with his band, the Parliaments, and forges a lasting sound that goes on to fuel the new genre of hip-hop.

Director: Mike Judge | Stars: Sheila Brody, George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Ronald Edwards

Votes: 44

3. The Drug Years (2006– )

Documentary

8.7
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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

4. Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus (2017– )
Episode: Blaze Foley (2017)

TV-MA | 26 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

8.6
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Season One Finale. The little known tale of singer/songwriter Blaze Foley, a country music rule breaker whose life and career were tragically cut short, but not before writing an anthem for all ages.

Director: Mike Judge | Stars: Harold Eggers, Kinky Friedman, Lindsey Horton, Ky Hote

Votes: 49

5. VH1 Rock Docs (2006– )
Episode: Soul Train: The Hippest Trip in America (2010)

TV-PG | 64 min

8.6
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An American documentary narrated by Terrence Howard about the groundbreaking television series "Soul Train (1971)" and how it became an iconic pop cultural phenomenon.

Directors: Amy Goldberg, J. Kevin Swain | Stars: Don Cornelius, Danyel Smith, Jesse Jackson, Martin Luther King

Votes: 32

6. Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus (2017– )
Episode: Waylon Jennings (Part One) (2017)

TV-MA | 29 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

8.6
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The rise of outlaw country music and its beloved rebel Waylon Jennings, who cheated death multiple times and took the country world by storm.

Director: Mike Judge | Stars: Richie Albright, Bobby Bare, Tom Bourke, Jerry Bridges

Votes: 45

7. Classic Albums (1997– )

Documentary, Music

8.5
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A documentary series on several of the key albums in music history.

Stars: David Fricke, Phil Alexander, Robert Sandall, Mick Wall

Votes: 152

8. What's My Name: Muhammad Ali (2019)

TV-14 | 165 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

8.5
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One of the most iconic figures in athletic history, Muhammad Ali's incredible story from world champion boxer to inspiring social activist is explored through his own voice and never-before-seen archival material.

Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Jim Brown, Bill Cosby, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Diana Ross

Votes: 1,118

9. Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus (2017– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

8.5
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The raucous adventures of musicians such as Johnny Paycheck, Jerry Lee Lewis, George Jones and Tammy Wynette, as told by those who knew them best. Season 2 covers the legends of funk.

Stars: Kinky Friedman, Mike Judge, Don Adams, Gary Adams

Votes: 877

10. Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus (2017– )
Episode: Billy Joe Shaver (2017)

TV-MA | 28 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

8.5
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The outrageous adventures of country songwriting great Billy Joe Shaver, including the bar fight that sparked a courtroom media frenzy and inspired a hit song.

Director: Mike Judge | Stars: Bobby Bare, Dick DeGuerin, Freddy Fletcher, Kinky Friedman

Votes: 51

11. Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus (2017– )
Episode: George Jones and Tammy Wynette (Part Two) (2017)

TV-MA | 25 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

8.5
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How the musical partnership between famed country duo George Jones and Tammy Wynette survived their turbulent breakup and stood the test of time.

Director: Mike Judge | Stars: Arnie Adams, Don Adams, Gary Adams, Georgette Jones

Votes: 47

12. Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus (2017– )
Episode: James Brown: part 2 (2018)

TV-MA | Documentary, Animation, Biography

8.5
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James Brown (Part 2) - At the height of his fame, James Brown reigned supreme as the king of funk; by the 1980s, the work ethic that propelled him to superstardom began to take its toll.

Votes: 24

13. Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus (2017– )
Episode: Rick James (Part One) (2018)

TV-MA | 25 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

8.4
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[Cinemax] HD. 'Rick James (Part 1).' (Season Two) The rise of Rick James, the "King of Punk Funk," who defied expectations to became a rock superstar.

Votes: 32

14. Long Strange Trip - The Untold Story of The Grateful Dead (2017)

R | 238 min | Documentary

8.3
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78 Metascore

A look at the 30-year career of The Grateful Dead.

Director: Amir Bar-Lev | Stars: John Perry Barlow, Tom Constanten, Sam Cutler, Jerry Garcia

Votes: 1,144

15. Sex: The Revolution (2008– )

Documentary

8.3
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Frankly examines a colorful and controversial chapter of modern American history, when individuals and events coalesced to challenge the moral orthodoxy surrounding sex and sexual behavior.... See full summary »

Stars: David Allyn, Susan Brownmiller, David Crosby, Phil Donahue

Votes: 86

16. Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus (2017– )
Episode: George Jones and Tammy Wynette (Part One) (2017)

TV-MA | Documentary, Animation, Biography

8.3
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The beginnings of the tumultuous relationship between George Jones and Tammy Wynette, Mr. and Mrs. country music.

Director: Mike Judge | Stars: Arnie Adams, Don Adams, Gary Adams, Shooter Jennings

Votes: 57

17. Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus (2017– )
Episode: Morris Day and The Time (2018)

TV-MA | 25 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

8.3
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[Cinemax] HD. 'Morris Day and The Time.' (Season Two) The rise of Morris Day, whose encounter with Prince led to funk superstardom and an epic rivalry.

Votes: 25

18. Independent Lens (1999– )
Episode: Muscle Shoals (2014)

Documentary

8.3
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Story of the 2 legendary recording studios in the Muscle Shoals area, on the banks of the Tennessee River. Producer Rick Hall overcame poverty and tragedy to create FAME Studios, where ... See full summary »

Director: Greg 'Freddy' Camalier | Stars: Stanley Tucci, Stephen Badger, Gregg Allman, Barry Beckett

Votes: 11

19. Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus (2017– )
Episode: Waylon Jennings (Part Two) (2017)

TV-MA | 26 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

8.3
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The success of Waylon Jennings, the enigmatic 'man in the black hat,' who struck out of his own and helped create country music's outlaw movement.

Director: Mike Judge | Stars: Richie Albright, Tom Bourke, Jerry Bridges, Kinky Friedman

Votes: 38

20. The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash (2019)

94 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.2
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Johnny Cash stands among the giants of 20th century American life, but his story remains tangled in mystery and myth. This documentary brings Cash the man out from behind the legend.

Director: Thom Zimny | Stars: Robert Duvall, Dwight Yoakam, Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash

Votes: 121

21. Wings for Wheels: The Making of 'Born to Run' (2005 Video)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

8.2
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Wings for Wheels: The Making of Born to Run chronicles the definitive story of Bruce Springsteens breakthrough album from songwriting to production and beyond. Includes archival film shot between 1973 and 1975 but never shown publicly.

Director: Thom Zimny | Star: Bruce Springsteen

Votes: 230

22. The 100 Hottest Hotties (2005– )

Documentary

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Stars: Gisele Bündchen, Johnny Depp

Votes: 21

23. Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus (2017– )
Episode: "Bootsy Collins" (2018)

TV-MA | 29 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

8.2
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[Cinemax] HD. 'Bootsy Collins.' (Season Two) Legendary bassist Bootsy Collins worked with James Brown and George Clinton before becoming a funk star.

Votes: 34

24. Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus (2017– )
Episode: Johnny Paycheck (2017)

TV-MA | 28 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

8.2
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Series premiere. Outlaw country singer Johnny Paycheck's rise to stardom and the infamous bar fight that led to one of his greatest hits.

Director: Mike Judge | Stars: Don Adams, Gary Adams, Roland Adams, Ralph Buss

Votes: 79

25. Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus (2017– )
Episode: "Rick James (Part Two)" (2018)

TV-MA | 26 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

8.1
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[Cinemax] HD. 'Rick James (Part 2).' (Season Two) How Rick James fell from grace amid his rivalry with Prince, cocaine abuse, and run-ins with the law.

Votes: 34

26. Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus (2017– )
Episode: Betty Davis (2018)

TV-MA | 27 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

8.1
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[Cinemax] HD. 'Betty Davis.' Season Two Finale.The mystery behind the Queen of Funk,Betty Davis, a shooting star who changed the music industry.

Votes: 20

27. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Carole King: Natural Woman (2016)

TV-14 | 55 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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Rare home movies, performances and photos help illustrate the life and career of songwriter-singer Carole King, from 1960s New York to Los Angeles in the 1970s to extensive present-day interviews with King and and those who know her best.

Director: George Scott | Stars: Carole King, Eugenia Klein, Sidney N. Klein, Joel Zwick

Votes: 53

28. VH1 Legends (1996– )
Episode: Sam Cooke (2001)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.1
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This film documents the rise of legendary singer Sam Cooke, from his beginnings as a gospel singer to his crossover to the pop and R&B charts. Includes interviews with Aretha Franklin, Lou Rawls and more.

Director: Mary Wharton | Stars: Lou Adler, J.W. Alexander, Dick Clark, Charles Cooke

Votes: 36

29. American Masters (1985– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 715

30. And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop (2004)

300 min | Documentary, History, Music

8.0
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Stars: Bill Adler, A.J., Afrika Bambaataa, André Benjamin

Votes: 121

31. Classic Albums (1997– )
Episode: Nirvana: Nevermind (2005)

74 min | Documentary, Music

7.9
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It has sold millions and is responsible for the birth of grunge. This documentary looks at the story behind how Nirvana came to record Nevermind and the effect it was to have on the music ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Smeaton | Stars: Samuel Bayer, Steve Diggle, Dave Grohl, Thurston Moore

Votes: 555

32. The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years (2016)

Unrated | 106 min | Documentary, Music

7.8
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72 Metascore

A compilation of found footage featuring music, interviews, and stories of The Beatles' 250 concerts from 1963 to 1966.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: The Beatles, John Lennon, George Harrison, Paul McCartney

Votes: 10,443 | Gross: $2.93M

33. Under African Skies (2012)

Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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82 Metascore

Paul Simon returns to South Africa to explore the journey of his Graceland album, including the political backlash he received for allegedly breaking the UN cultural boycott of South Africa designed to end the Apartheid regime.

Director: Joe Berlinger | Stars: Paul Simon, Maya Angelou, Okeyrema Asante, Harry Belafonte

Votes: 452

34. Planet Rock: The Story of Hip-Hop and the Crack Generation (2011 TV Movie)

84 min | Documentary, Music

7.8
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A look at the rise of crack cocaine in urban America in the 1980s and it's influence on popular culture, especially in hip-hop music.

Directors: Richard Lowe, Martin Torgoff | Stars: Michelle Alexander, B-Real, Mary Barr, Todd Boyd

Votes: 180

35. Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus (2017– )
Episode: Jerry Lee Lewis (2017)

TV-MA | 27 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

7.8
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The epic journey of Jerry Lee Lewis, the wild rock and roll pioneer who found his way to country music but never lost his "Killer" edge.

Director: Mike Judge | Star: Mike Judge

Votes: 65

36. Muscle Shoals (2013)

PG | 111 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.7
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75 Metascore

A documentary that celebrates Rick Hall, the founder of FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and the signature sound he developed in songs such as "I'll Take You There", "Brown Sugar", and "When a Man Loves a Woman".

Director: Greg 'Freddy' Camalier | Stars: Rick Hall, Aretha Franklin, Keith Richards, Candi Staton

Votes: 3,361 | Gross: $0.70M

37. Elvis Presley: The Searcher (2018)

TV-PG | 205 min | Documentary

7.7
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Elvis Presley's evolution as a musician and a man.

Director: Thom Zimny | Stars: Steve Allen, Ann-Margret, Chet Atkins, Chris Bearde

Votes: 1,142

38. Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus (2017– )
Episode: James Brown: part 1 (2018)

TV-MA | 26 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

7.7
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[Cinemax] HD. 'James Brown Pt. 1.' (Season Two) A look at the compelling and often ruthless forces that propelled James Brown to soul stardom.

Votes: 28

39. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train a Comin' (2013)

TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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Director: Bob Smeaton | Stars: Jimi Hendrix, Mitch Mitchell, Noel Redding, Al Hendrix

Votes: 402

40. Behind the Music (1997–2014)
Episode: Pink (2009)

Documentary, Biography, Music

7.7
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Behind The Music interviews Pink, Carey Hart, and Jim Moore, Pink's father, to reveal a sad and lonely little girl whose parents divorced when she was young.

Stars: Pink, Jim Forbes, Matt Epps, Carey Hart

Votes: 12

41. Say It Loud: A Celebration of Black Music in America (2001)

TV-PG | 300 min | Documentary, Music

7.6
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A five part music documentary which chronicles the history and impact of black music in the United States. The documentary aired October 7, 2001 on the cable channel VH1.

Stars: Gerald Early, Brian McKnight, Smokey Robinson, George Benson

Votes: 14

42. 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs (2008 TV Movie)

300 min | Music

7.5
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Stars: Bret Michaels, Rob Affuso, Joey Allen, Ian Anderson

Votes: 49

43. The Greatest (1998–2014)
Episode: 100 Most Shocking Moments in Rock and Roll History (2001)

TV-14 | 300 min | Documentary, Music

7.5
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Showing the 100 most shocking moments in rock and roll history.

Stars: David Bowie, Agnes Carpenter, Karen Carpenter, Kurt Cobain

Votes: 39

44. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Les Paul: Chasing Sound (2007)

TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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The Authorized biography of Les Paul, " The Wizard of Waukesha". The name Les Paul is synonymous with the electric guitar. As a player, inventor, and recording artist(Paul had two #1 hits ... See full summary »

Director: John Paulson | Stars: Susan Baker, The Beatles, Jeff Beck, Tony Bennett

Votes: 159

45. Capitalism: A Love Story (2009)

R | 127 min | Documentary, Crime, News

7.4
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61 Metascore

An examination of the social costs of corporate interests pursuing profits at the expense of the public good.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, William Black, Jimmy Carter, Elijah Cummings

Votes: 40,292 | Gross: $14.36M

46. Behind the Music (1997–2014)

Documentary, Biography, Music

7.4
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Musical artists, their careers, their highs, their lows and everything in between are profiled and interviewed.

Stars: Jim Forbes, David Wild, Rick Rubin, Russell Simmons

Votes: 1,264

47. The U.S. vs. John Lennon (2006)

PG-13 | 99 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.4
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64 Metascore

A documentary on the life of John Lennon, with a focus on the time in his life when he transformed from a musician into an antiwar activist.

Directors: David Leaf, John Scheinfeld | Stars: John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Stew Albert, Tariq Ali

Votes: 5,224 | Gross: $1.10M

48. Crossfire Hurricane (2012)

Not Rated | 111 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.4
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Legendary British rock band The Rolling Stones mark their 50th year together.

Director: Brett Morgen | Stars: Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman, Ronnie Wood

Votes: 2,241

49. Rolling Stone: Stories from the Edge (2017)

TV-MA | 240 min | Documentary, Music

7.4
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A look at 50 years of the iconic magazine features interviews with and footage of journalists, photographers and performers who have graced its pages since it was launched by publisher Jann Wenner in 1967. In 2 parts.

Directors: Blair Foster, Alex Gibney | Stars: Cameron Crowe, Jeff Daniels, Johnny Depp, Annie Leibovitz

Votes: 436

50. Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown (2014)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.4
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A look at the music career of musician James Brown beginning with his first hit song, "Please, Please, Please," in 1956.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: James Brown, Christian McBride, Bobby Byrd, Greg Tate

Votes: 1,164



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