FREE Acclaimed Films
cover №1  Black Canaries
2016 movie • 19min
9.5 ★★★★★★★★★   <1k   Short, Drama
Directed by Jesse Kreitzer
Written by Jesse Kreitzer
Isolated, desperate, and haunted by his coal-stained birthright, Clarence Lockwood continues his daily descent into the accursed Maple mine-even after it has crippled his father and blinded his youngest son.
Created by Jesse Kreitzer
Starring Patrick Towne, Ananka Kahlmeyer, Andrew Stewart, John Connett, Peter Taft, John Connet, Andrew Stewart
cover №2  Hurricane
2016 movie • 14min
9.5 ★★★★★★★★★   <1k   Short, Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Directed by Christiano Dias
Written by Christiano Dias
A dark comedy about a couple's encounter with a 'suspected' communist during the Cold War in the 1950s.
Created by Christiano Dias, Lisa Roumain, Gregory J. Smith
Starring Lisa Roumain, Corey Page, David Jay
cover №3  Return to Africa's Witch Children
2009 episode
9.4 ★★★★★★★★   <1k   Documentary
Directed by Mags Gavan, Joost van der Valk
Created by Mags Gavan, Joost van der Valk, Paul Woolwich
Starring Sophie Okonedo
cover №4  Jiu Jitsu vs. the World
2015 movie • 95min
9.4 ★★★★★★★★   <1k   Documentary
Directed by Dan Lewis
Jiu-Jitsu vs the World is a feature length documentary on Brazilian Jiujitsu and how it has a positive impact on lives everywhere. This film aims to be an answer to the question often asked - "What is that Jiu-jitsu thing that you do?"
Created by Tone Anderson, Bear Quitugua
Starring Eddie Bravo, Jocelyn Chang, John Danaher, Roberto Filho de Abreu, Harley Flanagan, Jeff Glover, Renzo Gracie, Christopher Haueter, Deborah Maxwell, Phil Migliarese, Ricardo Migliarese, Nazareth Nirza
cover №5  Forbidden Forest
2004 movie
9.3 ★★★★★★★★   <1k   Documentary
Directed by Kevin W. Matthews
Written by Kevin W. Matthews, Jonathan Collicott
Created by Lloyd Salomone, Francis Wishart
Starring Jean Guy Comeau, Francis Wishart
cover №6  Delirious
2017 movie • 26min
9.3 ★★★★★★★★   <1k   Documentary, Short
Directed by Tommy Davis
Tommy Davis and the team behind "Infidels" present, "Delirious", a surreal portrait of the St. Louis street bike scene and the local riding team, The Streetfighterz. Each year, riders from around the world travel to St. Louis to commandeer the highwa..
Music by Debbie Tyner
Created by Tommy Davis, Todd Schwarzschild, Debbie Tyner
Starring Tanner Beighley, Kevin Brannon, Tommy Davis, Kenny Edwards, Christian Hedstrom, Eric Hendel, Steven Hirsch, Adam Hunziker, Kai Hunziker, Rando Jay, Steve Jones, Brandon Jordan
cover №7  The Greater Good
2017 episode
9.3 ★★★★★★★★   <1k   Documentary
MIchael tests the famous "trolley problem".
Created by Tomiko Jones, Tom Kramer, David Wechter
Starring Judy Ho, Cory Kirk, David Levy, Mike Muratore, Michael Stevens, Skylar Lanning
cover №8  Hell's Club
2015 video movie • 10min
9.3 ★★★★★★★★   <1k   Short
Directed by Antonio Maria da Silva
Written by Antonio Maria da Silva
Created by Antonio Maria da Silva
Starring Kenny Baker, Doug Bradley, Michael Douglas, Michael Jackson, Chris Kattan, John Leguizamo, Penelope Ann Miller, Carrie-Anne Moss, Mike Myers, David Prowse, Wesley Snipes, Sharon Stone
cover №9  Tuktu and His Eskimo Dogs
1966 movie • 15min
9.2 ★★★★★★★★   <1k   Short, Documentary
Directed by Laurence Hyde
Written by Laurence Hyde
Created by David Bairstow
cover №10  Bare Knuckle
2014 movie • 70min
9.2 ★★★★★★★★   <1k   Action, Drama
Directed by Joel David Santner
Written by Richard Byrne, Joel David Santner
A former Marine must fight in the underground world of bare knuckle boxing in order to protect his family.
Created by Scott Hammar, Kristin Holodak, Marcus Kyd
Starring William LeDent, Steve Attix, John C. Bailey, Tonya Beckman, Frank Britton, Evan Casey, Nick DePinto, Zachary Engle, Gwynne Flanagan, Daniel Flint, Kimberly Gilbert, Dieterich Gray
cover №11  The Tale of the Wall Habitants
2012 movie • 16min
9.2 ★★★★★★★★   <1k   Short, Fantasy
Directed by Andrej Boka
Written by Andrej Boka
The conflict between doors and windows is threatening to escalate.
Created by Andrej Boka
Starring Minja Pekovic, Paul Ewing, Thad Monteiro, Vladimir Grbic, Tara Kovacevic
cover №12  Great Wide Open
2016 movie • 12min
9.2 ★★★★★★★★   <1k   Documentary, Short, Adventure
Directed by Jared Leto
A series of five short films that celebrate America's National Parks and the incredible adventurers who explore them.
Music by Blake Ewing, Rhian Sheehan
Created by Emma Ludbrook, Paradox, Anna Marie Pitman
Starring Jason Baldes, Tommy Caldwell, Bob Coronato, Rich Diamond, Sasha DiGiulian, Dorothy White Horse Duluane, Brittany Griffith, Alex Honnold, Aaron Huey, Matthew Kelly, Jared Leto, Renan Ozturk
cover №13  Undercurrent
2017 movie • 14min
9.2 ★★★★★★★★   <1k   Short, Drama
Directed by Patrick Fileti
Written by Patrick FiletiArabic
After a dangerous sea crossing, a young girl faced with tragedy is forced to find hope. Undercurrent is a meditation on survival, grief and the outcome of war.
Created by Patrick Fileti
Starring Rebecca Eggersglusz, Wassim Hawat, Krish Lee Jadav, Thiago Moraes
cover №14  The Snake Charmer
2017 movie • 58min
9.2 ★★★★★★★★   <1k   Documentary
Directed by Nina Maria Pashalidou
Written by Nina Maria PashalidouEnglish, Hindi, Bengali
Created by Rea Apostolides, Yuri Averov, Svati Chakravarty Bhatkal
Starring Aamir Khan
cover №15  New York: A Documentary Film
1999 tv series • 600min
9.1 ★★★★★★★★   <1k   Documentary, History
Written by James Sanders, Ric Burns
Ric Burns (brother of the famed documentarian Ken Burns) presents an exhaustive history of New York City from the settling of the area by the Dutch to the attack by terrorists nearly 400 years later. Told in a sentimental tone, Burns weaves a lyrical..
Starring David Ogden Stiers, John Steele Gordon, Kenneth Jackson, Robert A.M. Stern, Mike Wallace, Philip Bosco, Brendan Gill, Calvin O. Butts III, Robert A. Caro, Peter Hamill, Alfred Kazin, David McCullough
cover №16  Trashed
2007 movie • 20min
9.1 ★★★★★★★★   <1k   Documentary, Short
Directed by Derek Boonstra
Trashed is a road trip through the afterlife of your garbage. This unpredictable 20-minute documentary dives into the trash can and comes up in some surprising places. From the garbage truck to the landfill, from the streets to the ocean, it explores..
Created by Jeremy Guy, Samantha Niemoeller
Starring Marcus Eriksen, Charles Moore, Sam Pedroza, Eugene Tseng
cover №17  The Queen of Trees
2005 movie • 52min
9.1 ★★★★★★★★   <1k   Documentary
Directed by Mark Deeble, Victoria Stone
Written by Mark Deeble
The remarkable story of an African fig tree and the special relationship it has with the animals who depend on it.
Created by Mark Deeble, Victoria Stone
Starring Ian Holm
cover №18  Make Like a Dog
2015 movie • 10min
9.1 ★★★★★★★★   <1k   Short, Comedy, Drama
Directed by Marshall Allman
Written by Marshall Allman
Frustrated, angry and infertile, Stanley and Elvira will try anything to pull their relationship out of the dog house.
Created by Marshall Allman, Scott Arick, Nathanial Castro
Starring Jamie Anne Allman, Mark Kelly
cover №19  Lewis Mumford on the City, Part 2: The City - Cars or People?
1963 movie • 28min
9.0 ★★★★★★★★   <1k   Short, Documentary
Directed by Christopher Chapman, Jean-Claude Chiabaut, Léonard Forest
Written by Lewis Mumford, Ian MacNeill
Music by Karl du Plessis
Created by Guy Glover, Ian MacNeill
Starring Lewis Mumford, Budd Knapp
cover №20  Lewis Mumford on the City, Part 3: The City and Its Region
1963 movie • 28min
9.0 ★★★★★★★★   <1k   Short, Documentary
Directed by Christopher Chapman, George Fenyon, Mogens Gander
Written by Lewis Mumford, Ian MacNeill
A look at how cities and the countryside can live in harmony.
Music by Karl du Plessis
Created by Guy Glover, Ian MacNeill
Starring Lewis Mumford, Budd Knapp
cover №21  Invisible Ballots
2004 video movie • 90min
9.0 ★★★★★★★★   <1k   Documentary
Directed by William Gazecki
Invisible Ballots is an in-depth exposé of all-electronic computerized voting. This documentary presents a compelling case for requiring our election officials to provide a paper receipt or "paper trail" for all voting machines.
Created by William Gazecki, G. Edward Griffin
Starring Kim Alexander, David Allen, Bruce Bradley, David L. Dill, G. Edward Griffin, Bev Harris, Rush Holt, Lynne Landes, Rebecca Mercuri, Avi Rubin, Roy Saltman, Kim Zetter
cover №22  Children Full of Life
2003 tv movie • 48min
9.0 ★★★★★★★★   <1k   Documentary
Directed by Noboru KaetsuJapanese, English
Mr. Kanamori, a teacher of a 4th grade class, teaches his students not only how to be students, but how to live. He gives them lessons on teamwork, community, the importance of openness, how to cope, and the harm caused by bullying.
Created by Naoaki Hinohara, Junichi Nogami
Starring Toshiro Kanamori
cover №23  The Age of AIDS
2006 episode • 240min
9.0 ★★★★★★★★   <1k   Documentary
Directed by Greg Barker, William Cran
Written by Renata Simone, William Cran, Greg Barker
On the 25th anniversary of the first diagnosed cases of AIDS, FRONTLINE examines one of the worst pandemics the world has ever known. After a quarter-century of political denial and social stigma, of stunning scientific breakthroughs, bitter policy b..
Music by Mason Daring, Martin Brody
Created by Sarah Anthony, Greg Barker, Martin Berthelsen
Starring Will Lyman, Peter Staley
cover №24  Future Intelligence
2009 episode
9.0 ★★★★★★★★   <1k   Documentary
Directed by Bruce Kennedy, Rob L. Cohen, Dena Goldstein
Written by Bruce Kennedy, Diane Paragas
Soon, we will be able to build computers with artificial intelligence and processing power that rivals the human brain. Intelligence will be everywhere, embedded in our clothing, our vehicles and homes. Intelligent robots will serve us - until they d..
Created by Rob L. Cohen, Dena Goldstein, Bill Howard
Starring Mason Pettit, Raymond Kurzweil, Kevin Warwick
cover №25  How the Universe Works
2010 tv series • 60min
9.0 ★★★★★★★★   4k   Documentary
Written by Jeremy Turner, Madeleine Carter, Eleanor Grant
A users guide to the cosmos from the big bang to galaxies, stars, planets and moons. Where did it all come from and how does it all fit together. A primer for anyone who has ever looked up at the night sky and wondered.
Starring Phil Plait, Michelle Thaller, Mike Rowe, Lawrence Krauss, Hakeem Oluseyi, James S. Bullock, Richard Lintern, Moogega Cooper, Michio Kaku, Dan Durda, Jani Radebaugh, Nina Lanza
cover №26  September 11: The New Pearl Harbor
2013 movie • 300min
9.0 ★★★★★★★★   <1k   Documentary
Directed by Massimo Mazzucco
Written by Massimo Mazzucco
An investigation of 9/11.
Starring Joseph Culp, George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, Rudy Giuliani, John McCain, Condoleezza Rice, Donald Rumsfeld, Larry Silverstein, Shyam Sunder
cover №27  The Wolf and the Wayfarer
2016 movie • 10min
9.0 ★★★★★★★★   <1k   Short, Drama
Directed by Maazin Kamal
Written by Maazin Kamal
A wandering pilgrim encounters a stranger while searching for a fabled monastery.
Created by Ahmed Omar, Andrew Schwartz
Starring Ronnie Clark, Joe Haege, Laura Lenee
cover №28  The Fallen of World War II
2015 movie • 18min
9.0 ★★★★★★★★   <1k   Documentary, Short
Directed by Neil Halloran
Written by Neil Halloran
The death toll of the Second World War along the years and countries is illustrated by a series of the animated charts.
Starring Neil Halloran
cover №29  Borneo Death Blow
2018 movie • 52min
9.0 ★★★★★★★★   <1k   Documentary
Directed by Raphael Treza
an adventure with a nomadic tribe of blowpipe hunters from borneo, the penan.
cover №30  Where Is Shelly?
2018 episode • 43min
9.0 ★★★★★★★★   <1k   Documentary
Leah and Mike interview Shelly's childhood friend Janis Gillham Grady and together they attempt to explain the mysterious disappearance of the First Lady of Scientology.
Music by Brad Segal
Created by Kai Bowe, Gabrielle Della-Pesca, Miranda Divozzo
Starring Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes, Leah Remini, Angelo Pagán, Mike Rinder, Valerie Haney, Janis Gillham Grady
cover №31  The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
1966 movie • 161min
8.9 ★★★★★★★   619k   Western
Directed by Sergio Leone
Written by Sergio Leone, Luciano Vincenzoni, Agenore IncrocciItalian, English, Spanish
A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery.
Music by Franco Cosacchi, Cantori Moderni Di Alessandroni, Enzo Gioieni, Nino Dei, Edda Dell'Orso
Created by Alberto Grimaldi
Starring Eli Wallach, Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Aldo Giuffrè, Luigi Pistilli, Rada Rassimov, Enzo Petito, Claudio Scarchilli, John Bartha, Livio Lorenzon, Antonio Casale, Sandro Scarchilli
cover №32  The Ascent of Man
1973 tv mini series • 50min
8.9 ★★★★★★★   <1k   Documentary
Directed by Dick Gilling, David Kennard, Adrian Malone
Written by Jacob Bronowski
An account of man's development through his scientific and technological achievements.
Starring Jacob Bronowski, Joss Ackland, Roy Dotrice, Stefan Bor-Grajewicz
cover №33  The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear
2004 tv mini series • 157min
8.9 ★★★★★★★   3k   Documentary, History
Directed by Adam Curtis
Written by Adam Curtis
A series of three documentaries about the use of fear for political gain.
Starring Gilles Kepel, Melvin Goodman, Stephen Holmes, William Kristol, Michael Ledeen, Richard Perle, Azzam Tamimi, Fouad Allam, Abdullah Anas, Omar Azzam, Milton Bearden, Robert Bork
cover №34  The Century of the Self
2002 tv mini series • 235min
8.9 ★★★★★★★   4k   Documentary
Directed by Adam Curtis
Written by Adam Curtis
A documentary about the rise of psychoanalysis as a powerful means of persuasion for both governments and corporations.
Starring Adam Curtis, Ann Bernays, Robert Reich, Alfred Pritz, Erzie Karolyi, Pat Jackson, Peter Strauss, Peter Solomon, Stuart Ewen, Ernst Federn, Leopold Löwenthal, George Gallup Jr.
cover №35  The Pleasure of Finding Things Out
1981 episode • 50min
8.9 ★★★★★★★   <1k   Documentary
Directed by Christopher Sykes
Theoretical physicist Richard Feynman tells his story.
Created by Simon Campbell-Jones, Graham Massey, Christopher Sykes
Starring Richard Feynman
cover №36  Buying the War
2007 episode
8.9 ★★★★★★★   <1k   Documentary, News
Directed by Mark Ganguzza, Kathleen Hughes
Written by Bill Moyers, Kathleen Hughes
Created by Gail Ablow, Reniqua Allen, Ana Cohen-Bickford
Starring Walter Isaacson, Jonathan Landy, Dan Rather, Tim Russert, Bob Simon, Warren Strobel, John Walcott
cover №37  Pawnshop
2008 movie • 6min
8.9 ★★★★★★★   <1k   Short, Comedy
Directed by Andrew Bush
Written by Evany Rosen
A Pawnbrokers' routine day is turned upside-down by a young man who is uncertain of his desire to purchase an engagement ring. Comically attempting to force a show-down, the owner challenges the young man to turn his indecision into unexpected resolv..
Created by Angus Swantee
Starring Matthew Amyotte, Lee J. Campbell, David Hughes
cover №38  Starman
2014 movie • 20min
8.9 ★★★★★★★   <1k   Short, Action, Drama, Sport
Directed by Josema Roig
Written by Steven Pristin, William Derek Ustruck
Wyatt Star, a down and out motorcycle riderfaces his past mistakes to become once more the legend he once was.
Music by Phil McGowan, Anna San Juan
Created by Marie Cantin, Jo Henriquez, Michael Steiner
Starring Travis Myers, Frank Clem, Kym Jackson, Melissa Strom, Clayton Hoff, Zachary Rifkin, James Gallo, Azazel Jacobs, Kyle Loza, Zosia Garcia Sledzinska
cover №39  The Dwarf in China
2015 movie • 53min
8.9 ★★★★★★★   <1k   Documentary, Adventure
Directed by Ben Arend ReismanDutch
A Dutch street performer and his magical music box bring intrigue to rural China.
Created by Piet Bakker, Anne-Sophie Markus, Ben Arend Reisman
cover №40  A King's Betrayal
2015 movie • 9min
8.9 ★★★★★★★   <1k   Short, Comedy, Drama
Directed by David Bornstein
Written by Ari GrabbSpanish
The tragic, final 24 hours in the life of a Pinata, as told from the Pinata's perspective.
Created by Andres Avalos, Ahmed El-Mawas, Lily Nguyen
Starring Bryson Robinson, Adrian Gomez, Tiffany Kilgore, Caissey Agtual, Enrique Contreras, Ahmed El-Mawas, Frida Elzey, Maura Lewis, Samantha Melitta, Stephanie Myers, Damian Parra, Kelsey Redmond