The Best Documentaries of All Time

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Hoop Dreams 1994, 170 min.

Steve James     Starring: Spike LeeSheila AgeeGene Pingatore

Biography    Culture and Society    Documentary

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Stop Making Sense 1984, 88 min.

Jonathan Demme     Starring: Alex WeirSteve ScalesDavid Byrne

Concert Film    Documentary    Music

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The Last Waltz 1978, 117 min.

Martin Scorsese     Starring: Bob DylanJoni MitchellNeil Diamond

Biography    Concert Film    Documentary

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Häxan 1922, 104 min.

Benjamin Christensen     Starring: Maren PedersenClara PontoppidanElith Pio

Docudrama    Documentary    Drama

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Dear Zachary 2008, 95 min.

Kurt Kuenne     Starring: Kurt KuenneAndrew BagbyDavid Bagby

Biography    Documentary    History

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Crumb 1994, 119 min.

Terry Zwigoff     Starring: Robert CrumbAline KominskyCharles Crumb

Biography    Culture and Society    Documentary

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Woodstock 1970, 228 min.

Michael Wadleigh     Starring: Joan BaezJoe CockerThe Who

Concert Film    Documentary    Music

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Senna 2010, 104 min.

Asif Kapadia     Starring: Ayrton SennaAlain ProstFrank Williams

Biography    Documentary    Sports and Recreation

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