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Senna Poster
Senna201013+8.692%
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Planet Earth IITV2016all9.5100%
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Blackfish Poster
Blackfish201313+8.198%
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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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Jiro Dreams of Sushi Poster
Jiro Dreams of Sushi20117+7.999%
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Making a Murderer Poster
Making a MurdererTV201516+8.685%
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Amy Poster
Amy201518+7.895%
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The Farthest Poster
The Farthest20187+8.1100%
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Hush Poster
Hush201618+6.693%
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The Look of Silence Poster
The Look of Silence201413+8.396%
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Before the Flood Poster
Before the Flood20167+8.373%
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Our Planet Poster
Our PlanetTV20197+9.493%
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Paris Is Burning Poster
Paris Is Burning199018+8.2100%
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Eddie Murphy: Delirious Poster
Eddie Murphy: Delirious198318+8.283%
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The Game Changers Poster
The Game Changers2019N/A8.370%
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The Vietnam War Poster
The Vietnam WarTV201718+9.198%
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Virunga Poster
Virunga2014N/A8.3100%
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The Square Poster
The Square2013N/A8.1100%
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Tell Me Who I Am Poster
Tell Me Who I Am2019N/A7.895%
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AlphaGo Poster
AlphaGo2017N/A7.9100%
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Blue Planet II Poster
Blue Planet IITV20177+9.496%
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Planet Earth Poster
Planet EarthTV2006all9.4N/A
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Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones Poster
Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones201918+8.535%
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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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Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom Poster
Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom2015N/A8.488%
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LA 92 Poster
LA 92201718+8.292%
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Wild Wild Country Poster
Wild Wild CountryTV201816+8.298%
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20 Feet from Stardom Poster
20 Feet from Stardom201313+7.499%
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American Factory Poster
American Factory201916+7.697%
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Last Breath Poster
Last Breath2019N/A7.792%
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The Pixar Story Poster
The Pixar Story2007all7.886%
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For the Love of Spock Poster
For the Love of Spock2016N/A7.6100%
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Echo in the Canyon Poster
Echo in the Canyon201913+7.094%
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Inequality for All Poster
Inequality for All20137+8.090%
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The Fear of 13 Poster
The Fear of 132015N/A7.794%
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The White Helmets Poster
The White Helmets201616+7.5100%
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Louis C.K. 2017 Poster
Louis C.K. 2017201718+7.6100%
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Springsteen On Broadway Poster
Springsteen On Broadway2018N/A8.595%
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Oceans Poster
Oceans2009all7.881%
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Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Poster
Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey20117+7.695%
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Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé Poster
Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé201913+7.598%
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Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage Poster
Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage2010N/A8.490%
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The Keepers Poster
The KeepersTV201716+8.196%
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Supersonic Poster
Supersonic201618+7.984%
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The Staircase Poster
The StaircaseTV200516+8.093%
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The American Meme Poster
The American Meme2018N/A7.4100%
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Chasing Coral Poster
Chasing Coral2017N/A8.1100%
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Team Foxcatcher Poster
Team Foxcatcher2016N/A7.3100%
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