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

225 min | Documentary

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Despite its nearly four-hour running time, this is a uniquely personal look at movies from one of the late 20th century's great directors and film historians. The film consists of head & ... See full summary »

Writers: Martin Scorsese, Michael Henry Wilson | Directors: Martin Scorsese, Michael Henry Wilson | Stars: Martin Scorsese, Kathryn Bigelow, Frank Capra, John Cassavetes

2. Scarface (1983)

R | 170 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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65 Metascore

In 1980 Miami, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel while succumbing to greed.

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

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

30 min | Short

8.1
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Award winning comedy short that follows the intense world of competitive spitting.

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

4. The Untouchables (1987)

R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.0
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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.

Writers: Oscar Fraley, Eliot Ness, David Mamet | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Robert De Niro, Charles Martin Smith

5. 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, Roddy McDowall

6. Carlito's Way (1993)

R | 144 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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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.

Writers: Edwin Torres, David Koepp | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Penelope Ann Miller, John Leguizamo

7. Cinéma, de notre temps (1988– )

Documentary

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Stars: Jean-Claude Dauphin, Jean Douchet, David Lynch, Souleymane Cissé

8. 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

9. 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 »

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

10. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

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

11. 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

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

Unrated | 10 min | Documentary, Short

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

13. Away from Her (2006)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama

7.6
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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.

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

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

101 min | Documentary, Biography

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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 »

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

15. 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

16. Running Scared (2006)

R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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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.

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

17. Mean Streets (1973)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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A small-time hood struggles to succeed on the "mean streets" of Little Italy.

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

18. Carrie (1976)

R | 98 min | Horror, Thriller

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A young, abused and timid 17-year-old girl discovers she has telekinesis, and gets pushed to the limit on the night of her school's prom by a humiliating prank.

Writers: Stephen King, Lawrence D. Cohen | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, John Travolta

19. Him Indoors (2012)

11 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

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Gregory Brewster is a serial killer, only problem is, he's agoraphobic! Facing an impending eviction from his family home, Gregory has a plan that will save him from being subjected to the ... See full summary »

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

20. Ebert Presents: At the Movies (2010– )

30 min | Talk-Show | Active

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Two film critics review newly-released films, while the renowned critic Roger Ebert presents his own reviews voiced by guest readers.

Stars: Christy Lemire, Roger Ebert, Ignatiy Vishnevetsky, Bill Kurtis

21. Acting 'Carrie' (2001 Video)

43 min | Documentary, Short

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Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Brian De Palma, Nancy Allen, Betty Buckley, Jack Fisk

22. Blow Out (1981)

R | 107 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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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.

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

23. 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.

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

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

60 min | Documentary

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

26. 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.

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

27. Death Proof (2007)

R | 113 min | Action, 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.

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

28. Mission: Impossible (1996)

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

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60 Metascore

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

Writers: Bruce Geller, David Koepp, Steven Zaillian, Robert Towne | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Emmanuelle Béart, Henry Czerny

29. Dressed to Kill (1980)

X | 105 min | Mystery, Thriller

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

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

30. Cinema 3 (1984– )

News

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

31. 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, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo, Henar Álvarez, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón

32. Icarus (1960)

Short

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Director: Brian De Palma

33. 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.

Writers: Elaina Archer, Tom Marksbury, John McCarty | Director: Elaina Archer | Stars: Warren Beatty, Humphrey Bogart, Marlon Brando, Joseph Breen

34. Ennio Morricone (1995 TV Movie)

Documentary

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

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

35. Stir of Echoes (1999)

R | 99 min | Horror, Mystery

7.0
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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 her.

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

36. Casualties of War (1989)

R | 113 min | Drama, History, 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.

Writers: Daniel Lang, David Rabe | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Sean Penn, Don Harvey, John C. Reilly

37. 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.

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

38. Janela Indiscreta (2010– )

30 min | News

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Stars: Mário Augusto, Nicolau Breyner, Paulo Branco, Afonso Pimentel

39. Visualizing 'Carrie' (2001 Video)

42 min | Documentary, Short

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

40. 660124: The Story of an IBM Card (1961)

Short

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Director: Brian De Palma

41. Scarface: Acting (2003 Video)

15 min | Documentary, Short

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

42. Scarface: Creating (2003 Video)

30 min | Documentary, Short

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

43. Obsession (1976)

PG | 98 min | Mystery, Thriller

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A businessman becomes fixated upon a young woman who resembles his dead wife.

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

44. The Making of 'Scarface' (1998 Video)

52 min | Documentary

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Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Brian De Palma, Martin Bregman, Al Pacino, Oliver Stone

45. Rotwang muß weg! (1994)

82 min | Comedy

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

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

74 min | Documentary

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

47. Body Double (1984)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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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.

Writers: Robert J. Avrech, Brian De Palma | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Craig Wasson, Melanie Griffith, Gregg Henry, Deborah Shelton

48. Scene by Scene (1996–2001)

Talk-Show

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

49. Scarface: The Rebirth (2003 Video)

10 min | Documentary, Short

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Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Martin Bregman, Al Pacino, Brian De Palma, Oliver Stone

50. 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