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1. A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995 TV Movie)

225 min | Documentary

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Martin Scorsese describes his initial and growing obsession with films from the 1940s and 50s as the art form developed and grew with clips from classics and cult classics.

Directors: Martin Scorsese, Michael Henry Wilson | Stars: Martin Scorsese, Allison Anders, Kathryn Bigelow, Francis Ford Coppola

Votes: 3,747

2. Backstory (2000– )

Documentary

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As seen on AMC, "Backstory" is a series that takes a provocative and in-depth look at the making of popular motion pictures. Stars, directors, producers and other Hollywood players provide ... See full summary »

Stars: Rino Romano, Rudy Behlmer, Richard D. Zanuck, Red Buttons

Votes: 66

3. Scarface (1983)

R | 170 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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65 Metascore

In Miami in 1980, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Votes: 535,342 | Gross: $44.70M

4. Cinéma, de notre temps (1988– )

Documentary

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Stars: Jean-Claude Dauphin, Jean Douchet, Jacques Nolot, David Lynch

Votes: 65

5. The Great O'Grady (1993 TV Short)

30 min | Short

8.2
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Award winning comedy short that follows the intense world of competitive spitting.

Director: Robbie Fox | Stars: Keith Coogan, Meredith Salenger, Tom Hodges, Keith Amos

Votes: 34

6. Dans met de Duivel (2015)

83 min | Drama, Thriller

8.1
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A man must turn a woman into a murderer while escaping his own troubled soul.

Directors: John de Haas, Angelo Perez Lebbink | Stars: Cynthia Galjee, Raymond Thiry, Lizelotte van Dijk, Peter Faber

Votes: 14

7. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

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Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 580

8. Bruce Springsteen: Video Anthology 1978-1988 (1989 Video)

100 min | Documentary, Music

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"The Boss" is back again; full-force in one of his best productions with the E Street Band. I've never seen Bruce Springsteen in better form... See full synopsis »

Directors: Meiert Avis, Brian De Palma, Carol Dodds, Danny Goldberg, Arnold Levine, Anthony Potenza, Arthur Rosato, John Sayles, Julian Schlossberg | Stars: Bruce Springsteen, Roy Bittan, Clarence Clemons, Courteney Cox

Votes: 270

9. Paradise Regained: Brian de Palma's 'Phantom of the Paradise' (2006 Video)

50 min | Documentary

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Director: Déborah Znaty | Stars: Brian De Palma, Peter Elbling, William Finley, Gerrit Graham

Votes: 33

10. The Making of 'Dressed to Kill' (2001 Video)

Unrated | 44 min | Documentary, Short

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Produced as part of the DVD release for 'Dressed to Kill', this documentary gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this thrilling murder mystery. Includes interviews with ... See full summary »

Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Brian De Palma, George Litto, Angie Dickinson, Keith Gordon

Votes: 63

11. The Untouchables (1987)

R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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79 Metascore

Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Robert De Niro, Charles Martin Smith

Votes: 218,443 | Gross: $76.27M

12. Carlito's Way (1993)

R | 144 min | Crime, Drama

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A Puerto Rican former convict, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of N.Y.C.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Penelope Ann Miller, John Leguizamo

Votes: 162,514 | Gross: $36.95M

13. Hitchcock: Shadow of a Genius (1999 TV Movie)

101 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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This documentary is a fascinating look at the cinematic genius of Alfred Hitchcock. Briefly covering much of his early British works, the film primarily focuses on his American classics, ... See full summary »

Director: Ted Haimes | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Jonathan Demme, Alfred Hitchcock, Joseph Stefano

Votes: 485

14. Acting 'Carrie' (2001 Video)

43 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: William Katt, Brian De Palma, Amy Irving, P.J. Soles

Votes: 119

15. Slashing 'Dressed to Kill' (2001 Video)

Unrated | 10 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Brian De Palma, Nancy Allen, Keith Gordon, Dennis Franz

Votes: 52

16. De Palma (2015)

R | 107 min | Documentary, Biography

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83 Metascore

A documentary about writer and director, Brian De Palma.

Directors: Noah Baumbach, Jake Paltrow | Star: Brian De Palma

Votes: 311 | Gross: $0.15M

17. Away from Her (2006)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama

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88 Metascore

A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's disease faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, Aubrey, a wheelchair-bound mute who also is a patient at the nursing home.

Director: Sarah Polley | Stars: Julie Christie, Michael Murphy, Gordon Pinsent, Stacey LaBerge

Votes: 18,916 | Gross: $15.83M

18. Sisters, l'autopsie (2004 Video)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Déborah Znaty | Stars: Brian De Palma, Charles Durning, William Finley, Paul Hirsch

Votes: 5

20. The Dick Cavett Show (1975–1982)

30 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden, Phil Silvers, Carl Bernstein

Votes: 55

21. Unseen + Untold: Scarface (2003 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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Stars: Steven Bauer, Martin Bregman, Brian De Palma, Al Pacino

Votes: 44

22. Carrie (1976)

R | 98 min | Horror

7.4
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Carrie White, a shy, friendless 17 year-old girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, John Travolta

Votes: 125,443

23. Mean Streets (1973)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Following the life of a small-time hood who struggles with a moral crisis regarding his friends, family, business, and his conflicting religious beliefs.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, David Proval, Amy Robinson

Votes: 67,586 | Gross: $0.03M

24. Running Scared (2006)

R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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41 Metascore

A low-ranking thug is entrusted by his crime boss to dispose of a gun that killed corrupt cops, but things get out of control when the gun ends up in wrong hands.

Director: Wayne Kramer | Stars: Paul Walker, Cameron Bright, Chazz Palminteri, Vera Farmiga

Votes: 88,475 | Gross: $6.86M

25. Blow Out (1981)

R | 107 min | Mystery, Thriller

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A movie sound recordist accidentally records the evidence that proves that a car accident was actually murder and consequently finds himself in danger.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: John Travolta, Nancy Allen, John Lithgow, Dennis Franz

Votes: 27,487

26. Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

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A disfigured composer sells his soul for the woman he loves so that she will perform his music. However, an evil record tycoon betrays him and steals his music to open his rock palace, The Paradise.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Paul Williams, William Finley, Jessica Harper, Gerrit Graham

Votes: 11,039

27. Him Indoors (2012)

11 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

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Gregory Brewster is a serial killer, only problem is, he's agoraphobic.

Director: Paul Davis | Stars: Reece Shearsmith, Pollyanna McIntosh, David Schofield, Seelan Gunaseelan

Votes: 301

28. The Scarface Phenomenon (2011 Video)

39 min | Documentary

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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Julie Salamon, Ken Tucker, Eli Roth, Brian De Palma

Votes: 8

29. Bruce Springsteen: Dancing in the Dark (1984 Video)

4 min | Short, Music

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Brian De Palma directs the great Bruce Springsteen in one of the most iconic video clips of the 1980's. In it, the boss Springsteen performs his hit "Dancing in the Dark" to a large and ... See full summary »

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Clarence Clemons, Courteney Cox, Bruce Springsteen, Steven Van Zandt

Votes: 97

30. Bullets Over Hollywood (2005 TV Movie)

Documentary, History

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"Bullets Over Hollywood" chronicles the blood-soaked landscape and enduring appeal of the American gangster movie - - from its origins in the silent film era to modern times.

Director: Elaina Archer | Stars: Warren Beatty, Humphrey Bogart, Marlon Brando, Joseph I. Breen

Votes: 123

31. Ennio Morricone (1995 TV Movie)

Documentary

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A documentary exploring the life and work of the great Italian composer.

Director: David Thompson | Stars: John Boorman, Robert De Niro, Brian De Palma, Clint Eastwood

Votes: 60

32. Visualizing 'Carrie' (2001 Video)

42 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Brian De Palma, Lawrence D. Cohen, Paul Hirsch, Jack Fisk

Votes: 65

33. From the Darkness Theatre (2013)

12 min | Short, Drama, Horror

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The private life of a local television Horror Host named Uncle Seymour Cadavers - a life filled with dingy theaters, old movies, and sinful actions.

Director: Michael Viers | Stars: Michael Denk, Linda Cieslik, Thad Dulde, Tim Goulet Jr.

Votes: 11

34. Death Proof (2007)

Not Rated | 113 min | Thriller

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Two separate sets of voluptuous women are stalked at different times by a scarred stuntman who uses his "death proof" cars to execute his murderous plans.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Kurt Russell, Zoë Bell, Rosario Dawson, Vanessa Ferlito

Votes: 208,814

35. Mission: Impossible (1996)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

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59 Metascore

An American agent, under false suspicion of disloyalty, must discover and expose the real spy without the help of his organization.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Emmanuelle Béart, Henry Czerny

Votes: 299,500 | Gross: $180.97M

36. Dressed to Kill (1980)

X | 105 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

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A mysterious blonde woman kills one of a psychiatrist's patients, and then goes after the high-class call girl who witnessed the murder.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson, Nancy Allen, Keith Gordon

Votes: 23,848 | Gross: $31.90M

37. Casualties of War (1989)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, War

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During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Sean Penn, Don Harvey, John C. Reilly

Votes: 33,171 | Gross: $18.67M

38. Días de cine (1991– )

60 min | News

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Antonio Gasset hosts this show in which recently released movies and DVDs are thoughtfully discussed, in a documentary-like way.

Stars: Antonio Gasset, Elena S. Sánchez, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo, Gerardo Sánchez

Votes: 144

39. Breakfast with the Arts (1991– )

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Aficionados of the arts can enjoy a full Sunday morning of outstanding music performances and in-depth interviews. Among the special features of Breakfast with the Arts are two weekly ... See full summary »

Stars: Karina Huber, Colin Firth, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Harold Prince

Votes: 14

40. Stir of Echoes (1999)

R | 99 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

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67 Metascore

After being hypnotized by his sister in law, a man begins seeing haunting visions of a girl's ghost and a mystery begins to unfold around him.

Director: David Koepp | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Zachary David Cope, Kathryn Erbe, Illeana Douglas

Votes: 62,340 | Gross: $21.13M

41. Sisters (1973)

R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller

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A journalist witnesses a brutal murder in a neighboring apartment, but the police do not believe that the crime took place. With the help of a private detective, she seeks out the truth.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Margot Kidder, Jennifer Salt, Charles Durning, William Finley

Votes: 10,726

42. Icarus (1960)

Short

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Director: Brian De Palma

Votes: 30

43. Rotwang muß weg! (1994)

82 min | Comedy

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Director: Hans-Christoph Blumenberg | Stars: Udo Kier, Sybill Norvak, Heikko Deutschmann, Beate Finckh

Votes: 48

44. Scarface: Acting (2003 Video)

15 min | Documentary, Short

7.0
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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Brian De Palma, Martin Bregman, Al Pacino, Steven Bauer

Votes: 83

45. Cinéma, de notre temps (1988– )
Episode: The Scorsese Machine (1991)

74 min | Documentary

7.0
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Director: André S. Labarthe | Stars: Martin Scorsese, Catherine Scorsese, Charles Scorsese, Michael Powell

Votes: 30

46. Scene by Scene (1996–2001)

Talk-Show

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Stars: Mark Cousins, Woody Allen, Sean Connery, Paul Schrader

Votes: 46

47. Scarface: Creating (2003 Video)

30 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Brian De Palma, Martin Bregman, Oliver Stone, John A. Alonzo

Votes: 92

48. Body Double (1984)

R | 114 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

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A young actor's obsession with spying on a beautiful woman who lives nearby leads to a baffling series of events with drastic consequences.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Craig Wasson, Melanie Griffith, Gregg Henry, Deborah Shelton

Votes: 20,023

49. Obsession (1976)

PG | 98 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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A wealthy New Orleans businessman becomes obsessed with a young woman who resembles his wife.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Geneviève Bujold, John Lithgow, Sylvia Kuumba Williams

Votes: 5,989

50. Cinema 3 (1984– )

News

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Stars: Jaume Figueras, Crisol Tuà, Monts Llussà, Àlex Gorina

Votes: 112