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Letterboxd's Official Top 250 Documentary Films (January 2022)

A companion piece to Dave Vis' list of Letterboxd's official top 250 films of all-time, which excludes documentaries from consideration. Credit to Andrew for the idea.
Ranked by average user rating. This list was extracted from here. Updated once a month. This is an official list progress project on all-time stats pages for Pro and Patron users. Expanded from a top 100 to a top 250 on June 27th, 2021, on the list's 3-year anniversary.
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avg. score: 27 of 250 (11%)
required scores: 1, 4, 10, 16, 46 

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Twenty Years Later (1985)
Twenty Years Later (1985)
2
Stop Making Sense (1984)
Stop Making Sense (1984)
3
As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty (2000)
As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty (2000)
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5
Playing (2007)
Playing (2007)
6
Nathan for You: Finding Frances (2017)
Nathan for You: Finding Frances (2017)
7
O.J.: Made in America (2016)
O.J.: Made in America (2016)
8
Paris Is Burning (1990)
Paris Is Burning (1990)
9
Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks (2002)
Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks (2002)
10
Master, a Building in Copacabana (2002)
Master, a Building in Copacabana (2002)
11
Streetwise (1984)
Streetwise (1984)
12
Close-Up (1990)
Close-Up (1990)
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13
Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii (1972)
Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii (1972)
14
Dominion (2018)
Dominion (2018)
15
Harlan County U.S.A. (1976)
Harlan County U.S.A. (1976)
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For Sama (2019)
For Sama (2019)
17
Black Is … Black Ain'T (1994)
Black Is … Black Ain'T (1994)
18
Hoop Dreams (1994)
Hoop Dreams (1994)
19
The Three Deaths of Marisela Escobedo (2020)
The Three Deaths of Marisela Escobedo (2020)
20
13th (2016)
13th (2016)
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21
The Battle of Chile - Part I (1975)
The Battle of Chile - Part I (1975)
22
When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006)
When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006)
23
The Emperor's Naked Army Marches on (1987)
The Emperor's Naked Army Marches on (1987)
24
The Battle of Chile - Part II (1976)
The Battle of Chile - Part II (1976)
25
The Beaches of Agnès (2008)
The Beaches of Agnès (2008)
26
David Byrne's American Utopia (2020)
David Byrne's American Utopia (2020)
27
Human (2015)
Human (2015)
28
Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father (2008)
Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father (2008)
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29
Minding the Gap (2019)
Minding the Gap (2019)
30
The Act of Killing (2012)
The Act of Killing (2012)
31
Baraka (1992 - Ron Fricke)
Baraka (1992 - Ron Fricke)
32
Tongues Untied (1989)
Tongues Untied (1989)
33
Man With a Movie Camera (1929)
Man With a Movie Camera (1929)
34
Company: Original Cast Album (1970)
Company: Original Cast Album (1970)
35
The Look of Silence (2014)
The Look of Silence (2014)
36
Tokyo Olympiad (1965)
Tokyo Olympiad (1965)
37
A Personal Journey With Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995)
A Personal Journey With Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995)
38
Koyaanisqatsi (1982)
Koyaanisqatsi (1982)
39
The Metamorphosis of Birds (2020)
The Metamorphosis of Birds (2020)
40
Sans Soleil (1983)
Sans Soleil (1983)
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