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

225 min | Documentary

8.6
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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.

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

Votes: 3,647

2. Dans met de Duivel (2015)

83 min | Drama, Thriller

8.4
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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: 12

3. 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

Votes: 511,492

4. Cinéma, de notre temps (1988– )

Documentary

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

Votes: 61

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

Votes: 64

6. 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: 30

7. 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.

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

Votes: 33

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

4 min | Short, Music

8.1
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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: 28

9. The Untouchables (1987)

R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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

Votes: 211,574

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 »

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

Votes: 63

11. 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

Votes: 158,001

12. 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

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 »

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

Votes: 489

14. Acting 'Carrie' (2001 Video)

43 min | Documentary, Short

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

Votes: 122

15. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

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Acclaimed interviewer and broadcast journalist, Charlie Rose, engages the world's newsmakers in one-on-one interviews and discussions.

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

Votes: 557

16. 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

Votes: 53

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.

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

Votes: 18,738

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

19. 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

20. Carrie (1976)

R | 98 min | Horror

7.4
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Carrie White is shy and outcast 17-year old girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, and unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates for the last time at her senior prom.

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

Votes: 120,784

21. Mean Streets (1973)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama

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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

Votes: 65,385

22. Running Scared (2006)

R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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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

Votes: 87,003

23. Blow Out (1981)

R | 107 min | Drama, 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.

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

Votes: 25,895

24. 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

Votes: 10,598

25. Him Indoors (2012)

11 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

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

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

Votes: 298

27. 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

Votes: 123

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. 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

Votes: 59

30. 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, Paul Hirsch, Jack Fisk

Votes: 68

31. De Palma (2015)

R | 107 min | Documentary

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78 Metascore

A documentary about writer and director Brian De Palma.

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

Votes: 50

32. Icarus (1960)

Short

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Director: Brian De Palma

Votes: 31

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.

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

Votes: 11

34. Death Proof (2007)

R | 113 min | Thriller

7.1
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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

Votes: 201,586

35. Mission: Impossible (1996)

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

7.1
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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.

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

Votes: 287,312

36. Casualties of War (1989)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, War

7.1
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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

Votes: 32,288

37. Dressed to Kill (1980)

X | 105 min | Mystery, 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.

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

Votes: 22,784

38. 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.

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

Votes: 60,919

39. 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

Votes: 10,188

40. Días de cine (1991– )

60 min | News

7.0
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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, Elena S. Sánchez, Gerardo Sánchez

Votes: 143

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

Votes: 87

42. 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

Votes: 72

43. 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

Votes: 95

44. Rotwang muß weg! (1994)

82 min | Comedy

6.9
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Writer: Hans-Christoph Blumenberg | Director: Hans-Christoph Blumenberg | Stars: Udo Kier, Sybill Norvak, Heikko Deutschmann, Beate Finckh

Votes: 49

45. Body Double (1984)

R | 114 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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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

Votes: 19,193

46. Obsession (1976)

PG | 98 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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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

Votes: 5,746

47. Slit (2015)

11 min | Short, Horror

6.8
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Passion and murder are in store for two party girls whose steamy sexual encounter turns bloody when a black-gloved killer follows them home.

Writer: Colin Clarke | Director: Colin Clarke | Stars: Lillian Lamour, Miranda Cox, Aley Kreinz, Travis Worthey

Votes: 18

48. 660124: The Story of an IBM Card (1961)

Short

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Known as a 5081 what was its role in the industry?

Director: Brian De Palma

Votes: 23

49. 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

Votes: 28

50. Cinema 3 (1984– )

News

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

Votes: 121