#34. 42 Up (1998)


– Director: Michael Apted

– Stacker score: 90.3

– Metascore: 86

– IMDb user rating: 8.2

– Runtime: 139 minutes

“42 Up” is a documentary series that follows a group of British children starting in 1964. There are nine films, one every seven years, that chronicle how lives from a variety of backgrounds and personalities take shape. Critic Roger Ebert called it a “noble” project that elevates the entire genre of film.