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1. Boboquivari (1970–1971)
Episode: Cat Stevens (1971)

Not Rated | 30 min | Documentary, Music

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Director: Allan Muir | Stars: Cat Stevens, Alun Davies, Larry Steele

2. An Officer and a Gentleman: 25 Years Later (2007 Video)

Documentary, Short

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Writer: Stephen R. Wolcott | Stars: Taylor Hackford, Richard Gere, Louis Gossett Jr., Douglas Day Stewart

3. HBO First Look (1992– )
Episode: The Making of 'Proof of Life' (2000)

14 min | Documentary

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Stars: Russell Crowe, Meg Ryan, Taylor Hackford, David Caruso

5. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005– )

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active

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Making a satire out of the entire Late Night Show concept Scotsman Craig Ferguson hosts his show with a robot skeleton and a "horse" as his sidekicks. The show features the stereotypical parts of a Late Show, but all in their own, raw way.

Stars: Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens, Josh Robert Thompson, Richard Malmos

6. CinemAbility (2013)

PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary

8.3
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This documentary examines the ever-changing portrayals of disability story lines in film, TV and the web to see if the media has had a hand in transforming the societal inclusion of people with disabilities.

Writers: Jenni Gold, Samuel W. Reed | Director: Jenni Gold | Stars: Ben Affleck, Michael Apted, Adam Arkin, Paris Barclay

7. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Richard Gere (2004)

120 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.3
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Stars: Richard Gere, Robert Altman, Hector Elizondo, Mike Figgis

8. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Roddy McDowall

9. When We Were Kings (1996)

PG | 88 min | Documentary, History, Sport

8.0
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83 Metascore

A documentary of the 1974 heavyweight championship bout in Zaire between champion George Foreman and underdog challenger Muhammad Ali.

Director: Leon Gast | Stars: Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Don King, James Brown

10. Blood In, Blood Out (1993)

R | 180 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members... See full summary »

Writers: Ross Thomas, Jimmy Santiago Baca, Jeremy Iacone, Floyd Mutrux | Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Damian Chapa, Jesse Borrego, Benjamin Bratt, Enrique Castillo

11. Bukowski: Born into This (2003)

R | 130 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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77 Metascore

Documentary on Charles Bukowski, author of 'Notes of a Dirty Old Man', 'Love Is a Dog from Hell', and the autobiographical novels, 'Women', 'Hollywood', and 'Post Office'.

Director: John Dullaghan | Stars: Charles Bukowski, Bono, John Bryan, Linda Lee Bukowski

12. Ray (I) (2004)

PG-13 | 152 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.8
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73 Metascore

The story of the life and career of the legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles, from his humble beginnings in the South, where he went blind at age seven, to his meteoric rise to stardom during the 1950s and 1960s.

Writers: Taylor Hackford, James L. White | Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Regina King, Kerry Washington, Clifton Powell

13. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

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

14. Chuck Berry Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll (1987)

PG | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.8
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This documentary covers the concert at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis, Missouri, to celebrate Chuck Berry's sixtieth birthday, and also discusses his life and career.

Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Chuck Berry, Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Ingrid Berry

15. Bukowski (1973)

Documentary

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The poet Charles Bukowski is filmed going to San Francisco to give a poetry reading.

Writer: Taylor Hackford | Director: Taylor Hackford | Star: Charles Bukowski

16. Casting By (2012)

89 min | Documentary

7.6
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70 Metascore

The surprising, never-before-told tale of the indispensable yet unsung Casting Director - Iconoclasts whose keen eye, exquisite taste and gut instincts redefined Hollywood.

Director: Tom Donahue | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Clint Eastwood

17. Teenage Father (1978)

25 min | Short

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Writer: Taylor Hackford | Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Susan Cronkite, Suzanne Crough, Wesley Thompson, Timothy Wead

18. Devil's Advocate (1997)

R | 144 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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60 Metascore

An exceptionally adept Florida lawyer is offered a job to work in New York City for a high-end law firm with a high-end boss - the biggest opportunity of his career to date.

Writers: Andrew Neiderman, Jonathan Lemkin, Tony Gilroy | Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Charlize Theron, Jeffrey Jones

19. 70th Golden Globe Awards (2013 TV Special)

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Live from the star-filled International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel... our hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler (who clearly did not coordinate their outfits). Tina: "Tonight we honor ... See full synopsis »

Writers: Barry Adelman, Jon Macks, Dave Boone, Alex Baze, Robert Carlock, Seth Meyers, Mike Scully | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Amy Adams, Adele

20. Dolores Claiborne (1995)

R | 132 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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62 Metascore

A big-city reporter travels to the small town where her mother has been arrested for the murder of an elderly woman that she works for as a maid.

Writers: Stephen King, Tony Gilroy | Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Kathy Bates, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Christopher Plummer, Judy Parfitt

21. Some Mother's Son (1996)

R | 112 min | Drama, History

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Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as ... See full summary »

Writers: Terry George, Jim Sheridan | Director: Terry George | Stars: Helen Mirren, Fionnula Flanagan, Aidan Gillen, David O'Hara

22. The Long Walk Home (1990)

PG | 97 min | Drama, History

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Two women, black and white, in 1955 Montgomery Alabama, must decide what they are going to do in response to the famous bus boycott lead by Martin Luther King.

Writer: John Cork | Director: Richard Pearce | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Whoopi Goldberg, Dwight Schultz, Ving Rhames

23. Hollywood's Best Film Directors (2009–2014)

26 min | Biography

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Creators: Mark Kaplan, Martin Saint Charles, David Freydt | Stars: Chris Columbus, Francis Ford Coppola, Andrew Davis, George Lucas

24. The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2010 TV Movie)

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Welcome to the 67th annual Golden Globe Awards, and your host, Ricky Gervais. You may know him as the man who created The Office... See full synopsis »

Writers: Barry Adelman, Dave Boone, Jon Macks | Director: Chris Donovan | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Amy Adams, Jane Adams, Christina Aguilera

25. The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2012 TV Special)

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Cut to the inside of the International Ballroom at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Actors practice their "I'm totally laughing for real and not at all upset" faces as host Ricky Gervais comes out... See full synopsis »

Writer: Jon Macks | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Jessica Chastain, Shailene Woodley, Leonardo DiCaprio, Emily Blunt

26. Pas de Deux: Making 'White Nights' (2004 Video)

21 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Taylor Hackford, Helen Mirren, Isabella Rossellini

27. Shootout (2003– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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Big time producer Peter Guber and Variety's Peter Bart sit down with the biggest names in the business.

Stars: Peter Guber, Jeff Brenner, Clint Eastwood, Charlize Theron

28. Doctor Zhivago: A Celebration (2010 Video)

40 min | Documentary, Short

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Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Nicholas Meyer, Gary Ross, Mikael Salomon, Martin Campbell

29. E-Ring (2005–2006)
Episode: Pilot (2005)

60 min | Drama

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Colonel McNulty finds himself at odds with Major Jim Tisnewski. The major must convince his superiors at the Pentagon and the Joint Chiefs of Staff that the United States should risk war ... See full summary »

Creators: David McKenna, Ken Robinson | Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Benjamin Bratt, Aunjanue Ellis, Leonor Varela, Dennis Hopper

30. E-Ring (2005–2006)

60 min | Drama

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Major Jim Tisnewski, until recently an active special forces commando, takes up a Pentagon job as assistant of US Army colonel Eli McNulty. He now must learn to battle the Pentagon way ... See full summary »

Creators: David McKenna, Ken Robinson | Stars: Benjamin Bratt, Aunjanue Ellis, Dennis Hopper, Kelly Rutherford

31. An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)

R | 124 min | Drama, Romance

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75 Metascore

A young man must complete his work at a Navy Flight school to become an aviator, with the help of a tough gunnery sergeant and his new girlfriend.

Writer: Douglas Day Stewart | Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Richard Gere, Debra Winger, David Keith, Robert Loggia

32. The Idolmaker (1980)

PG | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music

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Based on the life of rock promoter/producer Bob Marcucci, who discovered, among others, Frankie Avalon and Fabian.

Writer: Edward Di Lorenzo | Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Ray Sharkey, Tovah Feldshuh, Peter Gallagher, Paul Land

33. La Bamba (1987)

PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Music

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Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of early rock and roll singer Ritchie Valens who died at age 17 in a plane crash with Buddy Holly and the Big Bopper.

Writer: Luis Valdez | Director: Luis Valdez | Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Esai Morales, Rosanna DeSoto, Elizabeth Peña

34. The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (2010 TV Special)

TV-14 | 217 min

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The curtain rises and we are greeted by sparkly stars, all the nominees for best actor and actress are on the stage in pairs... See full synopsis »

Writers: Jon Macks, Steve Martin, Marc Shaiman, Colleen Werthmann, Steven Amato, Dave Barry, Robert Cohen, David Feldman, Neil Gaiman, Carol Leifer, Jeffrey Richman, Bruce Vilanch, Scott Wittman, Beth Armogida | Directors: Hamish Hamilton, Anne Fletcher, Richard A. Preuss, Pete Docter, Henry Selick | Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Zoe Saldana, Jake Gyllenhaal, Demi Moore

35. G:MT Greenwich Mean Time (1999)

117 min | Drama, Music, Crime

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Six London school-leavers attempt to make it in the world, balancing the challenge of trying to make a name for themselves in the music industry against the pressures and tragedies of everyday life.

Writer: Simon Mirren | Director: John Strickland | Stars: Steve John Shepherd, Ben Waters, Alec Newman, Chiwetel Ejiofor

36. Budd Boetticher: A Man Can Do That (2005 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 86 min | Documentary, Biography

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Writer: Dave Kehr | Director: Bruce Ricker | Stars: Ed Harris, Peter Bogdanovich, Larry Cohen, Andrew Sarris

37. Brando: An Icon Is Born (2008 Video)

Not Rated | 18 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Greg Carson | Stars: Elizabeth Ashley, Taylor Hackford, Dennis Hopper, Garry Marshall

38. Bienvenido-Welcome (1995)

102 min | Comedy, Drama

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During a business trip a married man has an affair with a blonde who leaves him the message "Welcome to the world of sida".

Writers: Lourdes Elizarrarás, Gabriel Retes, Gabriela Retes | Director: Gabriel Retes | Stars: Gabriel Retes, Lourdes Elizarrarás, Luis Felipe Tovar, Jesse Borrego

39. 100 Greatest Sexy Moments (2003 TV Movie)

180 min | Documentary

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Documentary, based on a British poll, listing the 100 sexiest movie and TV moments, topped by Ursula Andress emerging from the ocean in the James Bond film "Dr. No" (1962), followed at #2 ... See full summary »

Director: Suzy Ratner | Stars: Anna Chancellor, Thelma Adams, Gerry Agar, Ursula Andress

41. White Nights (1985)

PG-13 | 136 min | Drama

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46 Metascore

An expatriate Russian dancer is on a plane forced to land on Soviet territory. He is taken to an apartment in which a black American who has married a Russian woman lives with her. He is to... See full summary »

Writers: James Goldman, Eric Hughes | Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Mikhail Baryshnikov, Gregory Hines, Jerzy Skolimowski, Helen Mirren

43. Budd Boetticher: An American Original (2005 Video)

51 min | Documentary

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Writer: Dave Kehr | Stars: Fred Bailey, Budd Boetticher, Peter Bogdanovich, Mary Chelde

44. E! True Hollywood Story (1996– )

Documentary, Biography, Crime | Active

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Stars: Chip Bolcik, Phil Crowley, Beng Spies, Ken Baker

45. HBO First Look (1992– )

13 min | Documentary

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Behind-the-scenes look at upcoming feature films, featuring interview commentary with their casts and crews.

Stars: Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Will Smith, Matt Damon

46. Genius: A Night for Ray Charles (2004 TV Special)

60 min | Music

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Writers: Ken Ehrlich, David Wild | Director: Bruce Gowers | Stars: Mary J. Blige, Joe Cipriano, Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx

47. The Score (2003 TV Movie)

Documentary, Music

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Writer: Jon Burlingame | Director: Lawrence Jordan | Stars: Jeff Barry, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman, Stephen Bishop

48. Parker (2013)

R | 118 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

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42 Metascore

A thief with a unique code of professional ethics is double-crossed by his crew and left for dead. Assuming a new disguise and forming an unlikely alliance with a woman on the inside, he looks to hijack the score of the crew's latest heist.

Writers: John J. McLaughlin, Donald E. Westlake | Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Jason Statham, Jennifer Lopez, Michael Chiklis, Nick Nolte

49. Proof of Life (2000)

R | 135 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

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Alice hires a professional negotiator to obtain the release of her engineer husband, who has been kidnapped by anti-government guerrillas in South America.

Writers: Tony Gilroy, William Prochnau, Thomas Hargrove | Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Meg Ryan, Russell Crowe, David Morse, Pamela Reed

50. Everybody's All-American (1988)

R | 127 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

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A Louisiana football legend struggles to deal with life's complexities after his college career is over.

Writers: Frank Deford, Thomas Rickman | Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Jessica Lange, Dennis Quaid, Timothy Hutton, John Goodman