Movies like Farmlands 2018

A detailing of the plight of white South African farmers.

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1 The Founder 2016

The true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. He maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire.

Genres:

Drama, History

Director:

John Lee Hancock

Writer:

Robert Siegel

Country:

United States of America
7.2

2 Ronnie Coleman: The King 2018

Ronnie Coleman is known as "The King" and for good reason. He is the 8x Mr. Olympia champion in the world of bodybuilding - sharing the world record for most Olympia wins. Now retired, he has undergone over 6 surgeries leaving him unable to walk without crutches but his desire to train like a pro bodybuilder has not dissipated. Exploring the history of his career as a bodybuilding legend and following his journey to recovery; for the first time ever discover the true man behind The King.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Vlad Yudin

Writer:

Vlad Yudin

Country:

United States of America
7.1

3 The Bleeding Edge 2018

Each year in the United States, unparalleled innovations in medical diagnostics, treatment, and technology hit the market. But when the same devices designed to save patients end up harming them, who is accountable?

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Kirby Dick

Writers:

Kirby Dick, Amy Ziering (additional writing)

Country:

United States of America
7.7

4 The Red Pill 2016

When a feminist filmmaker sets out to document the mysterious and polarizing world of the Men’s Rights Movement, she begins to question her own beliefs. Chronicling Cassie Jaye’s journey exploring an alternate perspective on gender equality, power and privilege.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Cassie Jaye

Country:

United States of America
8.3

5 Before The Flood 2016

A look at how climate change affects our environment and what society can do to prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems, and native communities across the planet.

Genres:

Documentary, TV Movie

Director:

Fisher Stevens

Writer:

Mark Monroe

Country:

United States of America
8.3

6 Banking On Bitcoin 2016

Not since the invention of the Internet has there been such a disruptive technology as Bitcoin. Bitcoin's early pioneers sought to blur the lines of sovereignty and the financial status quo. After years of underground development Bitcoin grabbed the attention of a curious public, and the ire of the regulators the technology had subverted. After landmark arrests of prominent cyber criminals Bitcoin faces its most severe adversary yet, the very banks it was built to destroy.

Genres:

Documentary, History

Country:

United States of America
6.6

7 Daft Punk Unchained 2015

Daft Punk Unchained is the first film about the pop culture phenomenon that is Daft Punk, the duo with 12 million albums sold worldwide and seven Grammy Awards. Throughout their career Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo have always resisted compromise and the established codes of show business. They have remained determined to maintain control of every link in the chain of their creative process. In the era of globalisation and social networks, they rarely speak in public and neither do they show their faces on TV. This documentary explores this unprecedented cultural revolution revealing a duo of artists on a permanent quest for creativity, independence and freedom.

Genres:

Music, Documentary

Director:

Hervé Martin-Delpierre (as Hervé Martin Delpierre)

Countries:

France, United States of America
7.3

8 Under An Arctic Sky 2017

Six fearless surfers travel to the north coast of Iceland to ride waves unlike anything they've ever experienced, captured with high-tech cameras.

Genres:

Adventure, Documentary

Director:

Chris Burkard
7

9 Look Who's Back 2015

Adolf Hitler wakes up in a vacant lot in Berlin, with no knowledge of anything that happened after 1945. Homeless and destitute. Although everyone recognizes him, nobody believes that he is Hitler; instead, they think he is either a comedian, or a method actor.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

David Wnendt

Writers:

David Wnendt (screenplay), Mizzi Meyer (screenplay) | 4 more credits »

Country:

Germany
7.1

10 Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind 2018

A funny, intimate and heartbreaking portrait of one of the world’s most beloved and inventive comedians, Robin Williams, told largely through his own words. Celebrates what he brought to comedy and to the culture at large, from the wild days of late-1970s L.A. to his death in 2014.

Genres:

Documentary, Comedy

Director:

Marina Zenovich

Country:

United States of America
8

11 Oasis: Supersonic 2016

Supersonic charts the meteoric rise of Oasis from the council estates of Manchester to some of the biggest concerts of all time in just three short years. This palpable, raw and moving film shines a light on one of the most genre and generation-defining British bands that has ever existed and features candid new interviews with Noel and Liam Gallagher, their mother, and members of the band and road crew.

Genres:

Documentary, Music

Director:

Mat Whitecross

Country:

United Kingdom
7.9

12 Bill Burr: You People Are All The Same. 2012

Taking the stage in Washington, D.C., funnyman Bill Burr brings his stinging brand of humor to the spotlight, uncorking a profanity-laced, incisive routine that pokes fun at plastic surgery, reality TV, gold diggers and more.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Jay Karas

Writer:

Bill Burr

Country:

United States of America
8.3

13 A Plastic Ocean 2016

A documentary focused on plastic pollution in the world's oceans.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Craig Leeson

Writers:

Craig Leeson, Mindy Elliott (additional writing)

Country:

Hong Kong
8

14 He Named Me Malala 2015

A look at the events leading up to the Taliban's attack on the young Pakistani school girl, Malala Yousafzai, for speaking out on girls' education and the aftermath, including her speech to the United Nations.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Davis Guggenheim

Writer:

Malala Yousafzai (inspired by the book: I Am Malala)

Countries:

United Arab Emirates, United States of America
6.9

15 Deep Web 2015

Deep Web gives the inside story of one of the most important and riveting digital crime sagas of the century -- the arrest of Ross William Ulbricht, the 30-year-old entrepreneur convicted of being 'Dread Pirate Roberts,' creator and operator of online black market Silk Road. As the only film with exclusive access to the Ulbricht family, Deep Web explores how the brightest minds and thought leaders behind the Deep Web and Bitcoin are now caught in the crosshairs of the battle for control of a future inextricably linked to technology, with our digital rights hanging in the balance.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Alex Winter

Writer:

Alex Winter

Country:

United States of America
7

16 Beltracchi: The Art Of Forgery 2014

Wolfgang Beltracchi got away with forging art masterpieces for over 40 years. He may be egotistical and nihilistic, but his genius in undeniable. He managed to fool gallery owners, historians and investors with the stroke of a brush. This documentary follows his last days as a free man.

Genres:

Crime, Documentary, History

Director:

Arne Birkenstock

Country:

Germany
7.2

17 Conor Mcgregor: Notorious 2017

Conor McGregor is the biggest star in the history of Mixed Martial Arts. Filmed over the course of 4 years, Notorious is the exclusive, all-access account of Conor’s meteoric rise from claiming benefits and living in his parents' spare room in Dublin to claiming multiple championship UFC belts and seven figure pay-packets in Las Vegas.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Gavin Fitzgerald

Country:

Ireland
7.2

18 Avicii: True Stories 2017

Documentary about the arena-packing Swedish DJ, chronicling his explosive rise to fame and surprising decision to retire from live performances in 2016.

Genres:

Documentary, Music

Countries:

Sweden, United States of America
7.6

19 The Butterfly Circus 2009

At the height of the Great Depression, the showman of a renowned circus leads his troupe through the devastated American landscape, lifting the spirits of audiences along the way. During their travels they discover a man without limbs at a carnival sideshow. However, after an intriguing encounter with the showman he becomes driven to hope against everything he has ever believed.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Joshua Weigel
7.9

20 One Fine Day 2017

Alana meets Mahesa in Barcelona. They're having a good time after knowing each other. But Alana doesn't know, that Mahesa is a fraud. Danu, who is Alana's boyfriend, tries to warn her.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Country:

Indonesia

21 Diving Into the Unknown 2016

After a terrible accident deep inside an underwater cave, the survivors are forced to risk their own lives to bring the bodies of their friends home.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Juan Reina

Writers:

Antti Apunen (original idea), Juan Reina | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Finland, Norway
7.1

22 Forever Pure 2016

Beitar Jerusalem FC is the most popular team in Israel and the only club in the Premier League never to sign an Arab player. Midway through a season the club's owner, Russian-Israeli oligarch Arcadi Gaydamak, brought in two Muslim players from Chechnya in a secretive transfer deal that triggered the most racist campaign in Israeli sport and sent the club spiralling out of control.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Maya Zinshtein

Countries:

Norway, Israel, United Kingdom, Ireland
7.4

23 Queen: Days of Our Lives 2011

In 1971, four college students got together to form a rock band. Since then, that certain band called Queen have released 26 albums and sold over 300 million records worldwide. The popularity of Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon is stronger than ever 40 years on. But it was no bed of roses. No pleasure cruise. Queen had their share of kicks in the face, but they came through and this is how they did it, set against the backdrop of brilliant music and stunning live performances from every corner of the globe. In this film, for the first time, it is the band that tells their story. Featuring brand new interviews with the band and unseen archive footage (including their recently unearthed, first ever TV performance), it is a compelling story told with intelligence, wit, plenty of humor and painful honesty.

Genres:

Documentary, Music

Director:

Matt O'Casey

Country:

United Kingdom
8.5

24 Pepperoni Playboy 2014

On the heels of the critically acclaimed record '2', Pepperoni Playboy follows the life of musician Mac Demarco as he records his latest album 'Salad Days'.

Genres:

Music, Documentary

Director:

Jon Leone

Country:

United States of America
7.6