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1. The Lives of Others (2006)

R | 137 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.4
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89 Metascore

In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.

Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck | Stars: Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur

Votes: 335,383 | Gross: $11.29M

2. Demolition Man (1993)

R | 115 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.7
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34 Metascore

A police officer is brought out of suspended animation in prison to pursue an old ultra-violent nemesis who is loose in a non-violent future society.

Director: Marco Brambilla | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Wesley Snipes, Sandra Bullock, Nigel Hawthorne

Votes: 150,005 | Gross: $58.06M

3. The Great Hack (2019)

TV-MA | 114 min | Documentary

7.0
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67 Metascore

The Cambridge Analytica scandal is examined through the roles of several affected persons.

Directors: Karim Amer, Jehane Noujaim | Stars: Brittany Kaiser, David Carroll, Paul-Olivier Dehaye, Ravi Naik

Votes: 14,531

4. Snowden (2016)

R | 134 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.3
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58 Metascore

The NSA's illegal surveillance techniques are leaked to the public by one of the agency's employees, Edward Snowden, in the form of thousands of classified documents distributed to the press.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto

Votes: 125,376 | Gross: $21.59M

5. 13th (2016)

TV-MA | 100 min | Documentary, Crime, News

8.2
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88 Metascore

An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.

Director: Ava DuVernay | Stars: Melina Abdullah, Michelle Alexander, Cory Booker, Dolores Canales

Votes: 21,070

6. Eyes Wide Open (2009)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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70 Metascore

A married, Orthodox, Jerusalem butcher and Jewish father of four falls in love with his handsome, 22-year-old male apprentice, triggering the suspicions of his wife and the disapproval of his Orthodox community.

Director: Haim Tabakman | Stars: Zohar Shtrauss, Ran Danker, Tinkerbell, Tzahi Grad

Votes: 5,812 | Gross: $0.02M

7. The House I Live In (2012)

Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary

7.9
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77 Metascore

From the dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, a penetrating look inside America's criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy.

Director: Eugene Jarecki | Stars: Eugene Jarecki, David Simon, Shanequa Benitez, William Julius Wilson

Votes: 5,066 | Gross: $0.21M

8. Born in Flames (1983)

Not Rated | 79 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.2
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Set ten years after the most peaceful revolution in United States history, it presents a dystopia in which the issues of many groups - minorities, liberals, gay rights organizations, feminists - are dealt with by the government.

Director: Lizzie Borden | Stars: Honey, Adele Bertei, Jean Satterfield, Florynce Kennedy

Votes: 769

9. Dr. M (1990)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

4.9
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In the not-too-distant future, Berlin is shocked by a series of spectacular suicides. A policeman's investigations lead him to a beautiful, enigmatic woman and the revelation of a sinister ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Alan Bates, Jennifer Beals, Jan Niklas, Hanns Zischler

Votes: 400

10. The Pruitt-Igoe Myth (2011)

Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary

7.5
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70 Metascore

Destroyed in a dramatic and highly-publicized implosion, the Pruitt-Igoe public housing complex has become a widespread symbol of failure amongst architects, politicians and policy makers. ... See full summary »

Director: Chad Freidrichs | Stars: Slyvester Brown, Irvin Dagen, Elmer Fiedler, Robert Fishman

Votes: 773 | Gross: $0.04M

11. The Shock Doctrine (2007)

6 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

7.7
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Drawing surprising connections between market methods and CIA torture techniques developed in the 1950s, the film explores how well-known events of the recent past have been theaters for the shock doctrine, from Pinochet's coup in Chile, to the Tiananmen Square Massacre, to the war in Iraq today.

Director: Jonás Cuarón | Star: Naomi Klein

Votes: 805

12. Stare Into the Lights My Pretties (2017)

129 min | Documentary

8.6
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A documentary about the world of screens we are immersed in. How did we get here? Who benefits? What are the cumulative impacts on people, society and the environment? What may come next and is it what we want?

Director: Jordan Brown | Stars: Jacob Appelbaum, Kevin Bankston, Tim Berners-Lee, William Binney

Votes: 39

13. Vulpe - vânator (1993)

102 min | Drama, History

7.0
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Inspired by the overthrow of the Ceausescu regime in Romania, this novelistic feature examines the questions of a society after a revolution has happened, such as guilt and atonement and ... See full summary »

Director: Stere Gulea | Stars: George Alexandru, Cristina Catalina, Dan Condurache, Mara Grigore

Votes: 136

14. The New Watchdogs (2011)

104 min | Documentary

7.7
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This documentary takes an in depth look at France's mass medias and shines a light on corporate and political interests that shape the news.

Directors: Gilles Balbastre, Yannick Kergoat | Star: Frédéric Lordon

Votes: 366

15. America After Ferguson (2014 TV Special)

Not Rated | 57 min | News, Talk-Show

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This PBS town hall meeting, moderated by PBS NewsHour co-anchor and managing editor Gwen Ifill, will explore the many issues brought into public discourse in the wake of Michael Brown's ... See full summary »

Stars: Phillip Agnew, Frederick Bealefeld, Traci Blackmon, Jeffrey Blackwell

16. Facebook Double (2012)

PG | 27 min | Short, Comedy

8.4
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A man finds out someone created his fake Facebook profile.

Director: Marin Mandir | Stars: Bozidar Horvatic, Anamarija Stanic, Marin Mandir, Danijel Galic

Votes: 91

17. End Times, California (2015 Video)

TV-14 | 70 min | Documentary

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The state of drought declared in California has persisted for years culminating in the state's driest year to date in 2015. This devastating drought stretches across the entire state ... See full summary »

Director: J. Michael Long | Stars: Paul Hughes, Chuck Thompsen

18. Under the Skin Game (1996 Video)

18 min | Animation, Short, Documentary

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Experimental documentary about women forced to use Norplant.

Director: Diane Nerwen

19. The Empire Files (2015– )
Episode: Enter the Biggest Prison System in History (2015)

Documentary, News, Talk-Show

9.8
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Stars: Eddie Conway, Abby Martin, Eugene Puryear

Votes: 9

20. Frontline (1983– )
Episode: In the Age of AI (2019)

TV-MA | Documentary

8.4
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FRONTLINE explores the promise and perils of AI. The documentary traces a new industrial revolution that will reshape and disrupt our lives, our jobs and our world, and allow the emergence of the surveillance society.

Directors: Neil Docherty, David Fanning | Stars: Will Lyman, Regina Barzilay, Yoshua Bengio, Steven Berkenfeld

Votes: 29

21. On Contact (2016– )
Episode: Israel's Secret Weapons (2016)

Documentary, News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Chris Hedges, Rania Khalek, Anya Parampil

22. Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003–2010)
Episode: Manners (2006)

TV-MA | 25 min | Comedy, Documentary

7.4
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Penn and Teller argue that American manners are not getting worse.

Directors: Star Price, Scott Firestone, David Wechter | Stars: Penn Jillette, Teller, John Mayer, Steven Mintz

Votes: 102

23. Days of Revolt (2015–2016)
Episode: Neoliberalism as Utopianism (2015)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Chris Hedges, John Ralston Saul

24. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)
Episode: Nineteen Eighty-Four (1954)

120 min | Drama

7.8
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In a totalitarian future society, Winston Smith, whose daily work is re-writing history, tries to rebel by falling in love.

Director: Rudolph Cartier | Stars: Peter Cushing, André Morell, Yvonne Mitchell, Donald Pleasence

Votes: 483

25. On Contact (2016– )
Episode: Police Power (2017)

Documentary, News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Chris Hedges, Anya Parampil, Alex Vitale, Jeff Sessions

26. Brief History of Disbelief (2004– )
Episode: Shadows of Doubt (2004)

59 min | Documentary

7.5
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Director: Richard Denton | Stars: Pascal Boyer, Richard Dawkins, Daniel C. Dennett, Bernard Hill

Votes: 13

27. Faces of Culture (1983– )
Episode: Social Control

Documentary

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28. Brief History of Disbelief (2004– )
Episode: The Final Hour (2004)

59 min | Documentary

6.9
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Director: Richard Denton | Stars: Richard Dawkins, Bernard Hill, Colin McGinn, Jonathan Miller

Votes: 10

29. Days of Revolt (2015–2016)
Episode: The Long Distance Revolutionary (2015)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Larry Hamm, Chris Hedges

30. Days of Revolt (2015–2016)
Episode: The Revolutionary, Caged (2015)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Eddie Conway, Chris Hedges, Ojore Lutalo



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