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Senna Poster
Senna201013+8.692%
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13th Poster
13th201618+8.296%
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Icarus Poster
Icarus201718+7.993%
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The Dawn Wall Poster
The Dawn Wall2018N/A8.1100%
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The Farthest20187+8.2100%
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Virunga Poster
Virunga2014N/A8.3100%
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Planet Earth II Poster
Planet Earth IITV2016all9.5100%
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Paris Is Burning Poster
Paris Is Burning199018+8.1100%
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The Square Poster
The Square2013N/A8.1100%
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AlphaGo Poster
AlphaGo2017N/A7.9100%
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Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond - Featuring a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony Clifton Poster
Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond - Featuring a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony Clifton2017N/A7.7100%
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Eddie Murphy: Delirious Poster
Eddie Murphy: Delirious198318+8.283%
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Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom Poster
Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom2015N/A8.488%
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Last Breath Poster
Last Breath2019N/A7.792%
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George Harrison: Living in the Material World Poster
George Harrison: Living in the Material World201213+8.286%
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The White Helmets Poster
The White Helmets201616+7.5100%
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Making a Murderer Poster
Making a MurdererTV201516+8.684%
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LA 92 Poster
LA 92201718+8.292%
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For the Love of Spock Poster
For the Love of Spock2016N/A7.6100%
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Blackfish Poster
Blackfish201313+8.198%
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Encounters at the End of the World Poster
Encounters at the End of the World2007all7.894%
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Chasing Coral Poster
Chasing Coral2017N/A8.1100%
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Undefeated Poster
Undefeated201113+7.896%
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The Pixar Story Poster
The Pixar Story2007all7.986%
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Unrest Poster
Unrest2017N/A7.8100%
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Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage Poster
Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage2010N/A8.489%
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Team Foxcatcher Poster
Team Foxcatcher2016N/A7.3100%
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Louis C.K. 2017 Poster
Louis C.K. 2017201718+7.5100%
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What Happened, Miss Simone? Poster
What Happened, Miss Simone?2015N/A7.687%
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Springsteen On Broadway Poster
Springsteen On Broadway2018N/A8.695%
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Twinsters Poster
Twinsters201513+7.692%
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Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Poster
Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey20117+7.695%
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Our Planet Poster
Our PlanetTV20197+9.486%
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Richard Pryor: Live in Concert Poster
Richard Pryor: Live in Concert197918+8.291%
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Betting on Zero Poster
Betting on Zero2017N/A7.2100%
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The Seven Five Poster
The Seven Five201418+7.682%
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Sour Grapes Poster
Sour Grapes201616+7.395%
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Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry Poster
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry201218+7.698%
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Cuba and the Cameraman Poster
Cuba and the Cameraman2017N/A8.2100%
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The Vietnam War Poster
The Vietnam WarTV201718+9.198%
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Blue Planet II Poster
Blue Planet IITV20177+9.396%
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Get Me Roger Stone Poster
Get Me Roger Stone201716+7.490%
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De Palma Poster
De Palma201618+7.495%
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Williams Poster
Williams2017N/A7.793%
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Wild Wild Country Poster
Wild Wild CountryTV201816+8.298%
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The Devil We Know Poster
The Devil We Know2018N/A7.8100%
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Planet Earth Poster
Planet EarthTV2006all9.4N/A
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Ice Guardians Poster
Ice Guardians2016N/A7.5100%
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Gaga: Five Foot Two Poster
Gaga: Five Foot Two201718+7.175%
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Street Fight Poster
Street Fight2005N/A8.0100%
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