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50 Documentaries to See Before You Die (2011– )
TV Series | Documentary

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Updated Aug 23, 2011

Release date (First episode)
Aug 2, 2011 (United States)

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72 cast members
Name STARmeter Episodes Known for
Morgan Spurlock
Self - Host Self - Host   See fewer
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5
Christy Lemire
Self - Associate Press Movie Critic / Self - Co-Host, 'Ebert Presents at the Movies' / Self - Movie Critic, Associate Press Self - Associate Press Movie Critic / Self - Co-Host, 'Ebert Presents at the Movies' / Self - Movie Critic, Associate Press   See fewer
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5
Michael Renov
Self - USC School of Cinematic Arts / Self - Associate Dean, USC School of Cinematic Arts Self - USC School of Cinematic Arts / Self - Associate Dean, USC School of Cinematic Arts   See fewer
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5
Eddie Schmidt
Self - The International Documentary Association Self - The International Documentary Association   See fewer
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5
Jay Cheel
Self - The Documentary Blog Self - The Documentary Blog   See fewer
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5
Dave Karger
Self - Senior Writer, Entertainment Weekly / Self - Entertainment Weekly Senior Writer Self - Senior Writer, Entertainment Weekly / Self - Entertainment Weekly Senior Writer   See fewer
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5
Brett Erlich
Self - Comedian Self - Comedian   See fewer
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4
Danny Leigh
Self - Film Critic and Author Self - Film Critic and Author   See fewer
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4
Kevin Macdonald
Self - Director, 'One Day in September' / Self - Director, 'One Day in September' Director / Self - Director, 'Touching the Void' / Self - Filmmaker Self - Director, 'One Day in September' / Self - Director, 'One Day in September' Director / Self - Director, 'Touching the Void' / Self - Filmmaker   See fewer
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4
Betsy A. McLane
Self - The American Documentary Showcase Self - The American Documentary Showcase   See fewer
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4
Alonso Duralde
Self - Film Critic and Author Self - Film Critic and Author   See fewer
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4
Brian Graden
Self - Former President, MTV / Self - MTV Former President Self - Former President, MTV / Self - MTV Former President   See fewer
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4
Christof Putzel
Self - Journalist and Producer Self - Journalist and Producer   See fewer
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4
Stacy Peralta
Self - Director, Producer and Writer Self - Director, Producer and Writer   See fewer
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3
Aisha Tyler
Self - Comedienne, Actress and Author Self - Comedienne, Actress and Author   See fewer
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3
Marsha McCreadie
Self - Author, 'Documentary Superstars' / Self - 'Documentary Superstars' Author Self - Author, 'Documentary Superstars' / Self - 'Documentary Superstars' Author   See fewer
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3
Michael Moore
11' / Self - Director, 'Bowling for Columbine' / Self - Director, 'Fahrenheit 9 / Self - Director, 'Roger and Me' 11' / Self - Director, 'Bowling for Columbine' / Self - Director, 'Fahrenheit 9 / Self - Director, 'Roger and Me'   See fewer
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3
Penelope Spheeris
Self - Filmmaker / Self - 'The Decline of Western Civilization' Director Self - Filmmaker / Self - 'The Decline of Western Civilization' Director   See fewer
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3
Alex Gibney
Self - 'Taxi to the Dark Side' Director / Self - Director, 'Enron' Self - 'Taxi to the Dark Side' Director / Self - Director, 'Enron'   See fewer
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3
Fenton Bailey
Self - 'The Eyes of Tammy Faye' Director / Self - Director, 'The Eyes of Tammy Faye' / Self - Filmmaker Self - 'The Eyes of Tammy Faye' Director / Self - Director, 'The Eyes of Tammy Faye' / Self - Filmmaker   See fewer
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3
Henry Rollins
Self - Actor, Writer and Musician Self - Actor, Writer and Musician   See fewer
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3
Randy Barbato
Self - 'The Eyes of Tammy Faye' Director / Self - Director, 'The Eyes of Tammy Faye' / Self - Filmmaker Self - 'The Eyes of Tammy Faye' Director / Self - Director, 'The Eyes of Tammy Faye' / Self - Filmmaker   See fewer
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3
Howard Bragman
Self - Public Relations Guru Self - Public Relations Guru   See fewer
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3
Anne Stockwell
Self - Writer / Self - 'The Advocate' Former Editor-in-Chief Self - Writer / Self - 'The Advocate' Former Editor-in-Chief   See fewer
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3
Diablo Cody
Self - 'Juno' Screenwriter / Self - Screenwriter Self - 'Juno' Screenwriter / Self - Screenwriter   See fewer
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2
Melissa Harris-Perry
Self - Tulane Professor and Columnist Self - Tulane Professor and Columnist   See fewer
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2
Al Gore
Self - Former Vice-President of the United States Self - Former Vice-President of the United States   See fewer
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2
Rob Epstein
Producer / Producer, 'The Celluloid Closet' / Self - 'Paragraph 175' Director / Self - Director Producer / Producer, 'The Celluloid Closet' / Self - 'Paragraph 175' Director / Self - Director   See fewer
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2
Nick Broomfield
Self - 'Biggie and Tupac' Director / Self - Filmmaker Self - 'Biggie and Tupac' Director / Self - Filmmaker   See fewer
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2
Jeffrey Friedman
Producer / Producer, 'The Celluloid Closet' / Self - 'Paragraph 175' Director / Self - Director Producer / Producer, 'The Celluloid Closet' / Self - 'Paragraph 175' Director / Self - Director   See fewer
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2
James Marsh
Self - Director, 'Man on Wire' / Self - Filmmaker Self - Director, 'Man on Wire' / Self - Filmmaker   See fewer
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2
Seth Gordon
Self - Cinematographer, 'Shut Up and Sing' / Self - Filmmaker Self - Cinematographer, 'Shut Up and Sing' / Self - Filmmaker   See fewer
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2
Jared Leto
Self - Actor Self - Actor   See fewer
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2
Joe Berlinger
Self - 'Brother's Keeper' Co-Filmmaker / Self - Co-Filmmaker, 'Paradise Lost' Self - 'Brother's Keeper' Co-Filmmaker / Self - Co-Filmmaker, 'Paradise Lost'   See fewer
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2
Tony Hawk
Self - Professional Skateboarder Self - Professional Skateboarder   See fewer
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2
Rebecca Yeldham
Self - Director, The Los Angeles Film Festival / Self - The Los Angeles Film Festival Director Self - Director, The Los Angeles Film Festival / Self - The Los Angeles Film Festival Director   See fewer
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2
Errol Morris
Self - Director, 'The Fog of War' / Self - Director, 'The Thin Blue Line' Self - Director, 'The Fog of War' / Self - Director, 'The Thin Blue Line'   See fewer
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2
Bruce Sinofsky
Self - 'Brother's Keeper' Co-Filmmaker / Self - Co-Filmmaker, 'Paradise Lost' Self - 'Brother's Keeper' Co-Filmmaker / Self - Co-Filmmaker, 'Paradise Lost'   See fewer
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2
Pauley Perrette
Self - Actress and Filmmaker Self - Actress and Filmmaker   See fewer
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2
Jack Osbourne
Self - Producer Self - Producer   See fewer
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2
Michael Musto
Self - Columnist, The Village Voice Self - Columnist, The Village Voice   See fewer
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2
Andrew Jarecki
Self - Director, 'Capturing the Friedmans' Self - Director, 'Capturing the Friedmans'   See fewer
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1
Jeffrey Blitz
Self - 'Spellbound' Director Self - 'Spellbound' Director   See fewer
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1
Russell Poole
Self - Former Detective and 'Biggie and Tupar' Star Self - Former Detective and 'Biggie and Tupar' Star   See fewer
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1
Joan Churchill
Self - 'Biggie and Tupac' Cinematographer Self - 'Biggie and Tupac' Cinematographer   See fewer
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1
Donna DeLory
Self - Dancer and Singer / Songwriter Self - Dancer and Singer / Songwriter   See fewer
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1
Luc Jacquet
Self - 'March of the Penguins' Director Self - 'March of the Penguins' Director   See fewer
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1
Robert Kenner
Producer, 'Food, Inc.' / Self - Director Producer, 'Food, Inc.' / Self - Director   See fewer
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1
Philippe Petit
Self - Performance Artist and Star of 'Man on Wire' Self - Performance Artist and Star of 'Man on Wire'   See fewer
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1
Nanette Burstein
Producer / Self - 'The Kid Stays in the Picture' Co-Director Producer / Self - 'The Kid Stays in the Picture' Co-Director   See fewer
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1
Marshall Curry
Self - Director, 'Street Fight' Self - Director, 'Street Fight'   See fewer
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1
Josh Fox
Self - Director, 'GasLand' Self - Director, 'GasLand'   See fewer
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1
D.A. Pennebaker
Self - Director, 'The War Room' Self - Director, 'The War Room'   See fewer
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Jonathan Caouette
Self - Director, 'Tarnation' Self - Director, 'Tarnation'   See fewer
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Chris Hegedus
Self - Director, 'The War Room' Self - Director, 'The War Room'   See fewer
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José Padilha
Self - Director, 'Bus 174' Self - Director, 'Bus 174'   See fewer
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Marc Singer
Self - Director, 'Dark Days' Self - Director, 'Dark Days'   See fewer
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Zack Weinstein
Self - Actor Self - Actor   See fewer
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1
Mariana van Zeller
Self - Journalist Self - Journalist   See fewer
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Dana Adam Shapiro
Producer, 'Murderball' / Self - Co-Director Producer, 'Murderball' / Self - Co-Director   See fewer
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Mark Zupan
Self - Rugby Player and 'Murderball' Star Self - Rugby Player and 'Murderball' Star   See fewer
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Santino Rice
Self - Fashion Designer and Television Personality Self - Fashion Designer and Television Personality   See fewer
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Nev Schulman
Self - 'Catfish' Director Self - 'Catfish' Director   See fewer
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Heidi Ewing
Self - 'Jesus Camp' Director Self - 'Jesus Camp' Director   See fewer
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Rachel Grady
Self - 'Jesus Camp' Director Self - 'Jesus Camp' Director   See fewer
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Jennie Livingston
Producer, 'Paris Is Burning' / Self - Director Producer, 'Paris Is Burning' / Self - Director   See fewer
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Billy Mitchell
Self - Donkey Kong Champion Self - Donkey Kong Champion   See fewer
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Levi O'Brien
Self - 'Jesus Camp' Child Self - 'Jesus Camp' Child   See fewer
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Hector Xtravaganza
Self - Designer and Star of 'Paris Is Burning' Self - Designer and Star of 'Paris Is Burning'   See fewer
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David The Father Xtravaganza
Self - Designer and Star of 'Paris Is Burning' Self - Designer and Star of 'Paris Is Burning'   See fewer
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Jaimie D'Cruz
Self - Producer and Editor, 'Exit Through the Gift Shop' Self - Producer and Editor, 'Exit Through the Gift Shop'   See fewer
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Chris King
Self - Producer and Editor, 'Exit Through the Gift Shop' Self - Producer and Editor, 'Exit Through the Gift Shop'   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 103 votes