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1. Made in Hollywood (2005– )
Episode: Episode #8.30 (2013)

Talk-Show

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Director: Cleveland O'Neal III | Stars: Zal Batmanglij, Julie Delpy, Jesse Eisenberg, Isla Fisher

2. Boyhood (I) (2014)

R | 166 min | Drama

8.9
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99 Metascore

The life of a young man, Mason, from age 5 to age 18.

Writer: Richard Linklater | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke, Elijah Smith

3. The Colbert Report (2005– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.7
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Satirist news caster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger then life ego and overly patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir, Jon Stewart, Paul Dinello

4. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.5
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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show which is often silly and whimsical.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Joel Godard, Max Weinberg

5. Good Will Hunting (1997)

R | 126 min | Drama

8.2
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70 Metascore

Will Hunting, a janitor at MIT, has a gift for mathematics but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.

Writers: Matt Damon, Ben Affleck | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Stellan Skarsgård

6. Before Sunrise (1995)

R | 105 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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77 Metascore

A young man and woman meet on a train in Europe, and wind up spending one evening together in Vienna. Unfortunately, both know that this will probably be their only night together.

Writers: Richard Linklater, Kim Krizan | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Andrea Eckert, Hanno Pöschl

7. Before Sunset (2004)

R | 80 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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90 Metascore

Nine years after Jesse and Celine first met, they encounter each other again on the French leg of Jesse's book tour.

Writers: Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke, Kim Krizan | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff, Louise Lemoine Torres

8. Arts in Context (2005– )

30 min | Documentary

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Stars: Doug Benson, Anne Marie Bloodgood, Paul Michael Bloodgood, Charlie Boswell

9. Before Midnight (2013)

R | 109 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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94 Metascore

We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.

Writers: Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke, Kim Krizan | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick, Ariane Labed

10. Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)

R | 137 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

8.0
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83 Metascore

The Bride continues her quest of vengeance against her former boss and lover Bill, the reclusive bouncer Budd and the treacherous, one-eyed Elle.

Writers: Quentin Tarantino, Uma Thurman | Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Michael Madsen, Daryl Hannah

11. Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt (2004)

99 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.0
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69 Metascore

Be Here to Love Me - Chronicles the fascinating and often turbulent life of Townes Van Zandt.

Director: Margaret Brown | Stars: Joe Ely, Guy Clark, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson

12. Clerks. (1994)

R | 92 min | Comedy

7.9
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70 Metascore

A day in the lives of two convenience clerks named Dante and Randal as they annoy customers, discuss movies, and play hockey on the store roof.

Writer: Kevin Smith | Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Marilyn Ghigliotti, Lisa Spoonhauer

13. Food, Inc. (2008)

PG | 94 min | Documentary

7.9
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80 Metascore

An unflattering look inside America's corporate controlled food industry.

Writers: Robert Kenner, Elise Pearlstein, Kim Roberts | Director: Robert Kenner | Stars: Michael Pollan, Eric Schlosser, Richard Lobb, Vince Edwards

14. Waking Life (2001)

R | 99 min | Animation, Drama

7.8
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82 Metascore

A man shuffles through a dream meeting various people and discussing the meanings and purposes of the universe.

Writer: Richard Linklater | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Trevor Jack Brooks, Lorelei Linklater, Wiley Wiggins

15. The 86th Academy Awards (2014 TV Special)

TV-14 | 214 min

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the year's achievements in film.

Writers: Kristin Gore, Amy Ozols, Jon Macks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alison Balian, Vance DeGeneres, Liz Feldman, Jason Gelles, Mike Gibbons, Alex Herschlag, Kevin Leman, Kevin Nealon, Paula Pell, Lauren Pomerantz, Allison Silverman, Adam Yenser | Director: Hamish Hamilton | Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Anne Hathaway, Barkhad Abdi, Bradley Cooper

16. Dazed and Confused (1993)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

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78 Metascore

The adventures of incoming high school and junior high students on the last day of school, in May of 1976.

Writer: Richard Linklater | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Jason London, Wiley Wiggins, Matthew McConaughey, Rory Cochrane

17. Side by Side (2012)

Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary

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82 Metascore

The documentary investigates the history, process and workflow of both digital and photochemical film creation.

Writer: Christopher Kenneally | Director: Christopher Kenneally | Stars: Derek Ambrosi, Michael Ballhaus, Andrzej Bartkowiak, Dion Beebe

18. Up to Speed (2012– )

60 min | Biography, Comedy | Active

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Follows tour guide, historian and flâneur Timothy 'Speed' Levitch as he visits the monumentally ignored monuments of America's cities, from the shoe gardens of San Francisco to the luckiest subway grate in New York City.

Creator: Richard Linklater | Stars: Timothy 'Speed' Levitch, John C. McDonnell, Jeff Doucette, Sebastián Gálvez

19. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

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

20. Synthesizers (2013 Video)

Short, Comedy

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Writer: Shane Valdés | Director: Shane Valdés | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Butch Walker, Maika Monroe, Elizabeth Mathis

21. IMDb: What to Watch (2013– )

Documentary

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IMDb presents movies and TV shows that we think our users will love.

Stars: Keith Simanton, F. Murray Abraham, J.A. Bayona, Daniel Brühl

22. The Directors (1999– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

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Stars: Harrison Ford, Dave Mann, Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep

23. 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

24. Filmography (2001– )

24 min | Documentary, Biography

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"Filmography" is a series of biographical documentaries chronicling the lives and achievements of some of the most intriguing Canadians in movies including Jim Carrey, 'Mike Myers', Pamela ... See full summary »

Stars: Mel Tuck, Keanu Reeves, Tilda Swinton, Kelli Garner

25. The Man Who Never Cried (2011)

24 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

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Ralph Winston has never cried; not when he was a baby, not when his heart was crushed by his high school sweetheart, not even when he first saw Steven Spielberg's E.T. So when his father ... See full summary »

Writer: Bradley Jackson | Director: Bradley Jackson | Stars: Keir O'Donnell, Jess Weixler, Dora Madison Burge, Heather Kafka

26. American Prince (2009)

104 min | Documentary

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After being forgotten for 30 years, the filmmaker revisits Scorsese's lost documentary 'American Boy' and it's raconteur subject, Steven Prince.

Writer: David Cash | Director: Tommy Pallotta | Stars: Steven Braverman, David Cash, Lanie Grainger, Richard Linklater

27. Tape (2001)

R | 86 min | Drama

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71 Metascore

Three old high school friends pass the time in a Michigan motel room dissecting the painful memories of their high school years.

Writer: Stephen Belber | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Robert Sean Leonard, Uma Thurman

28. Imagine (2003– )

60 min | Documentary, History

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Wide ranging BBC arts programme.

Stars: Alan Yentob, Chuck Close, Richard Rogers, Martin Parr

29. The Mecca (2000)

6 min | Short, Comedy

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An unending story set in a small diner in Dallas, Texas. 6 scenarios represent the categories that make up the Cancer fighting fund raiser film festival in Dallas called The Deep Ellum Film... See full summary »

Writers: Karl Kimbrough, Joaquin Lira, Jed Schroder, Jed Schroeder | Directors: King Hollis, Karl Kimbrough | Stars: Dameon Clarke, Robert C. Handy, John Hayden, King Hollis

30. Anatomy of a Scene (2001– )

30 min | Documentary

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This monthly series examines the creation of a scene from a new feature film from the point of view of the director and other key collaborators.

Stars: Edward Burns, James Lyons, Craig Armstrong, Juan Ruiz Anchía

31. 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

32. School of Rock (2003)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Music

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82 Metascore

A wannabe rock star in need of cash poses as a substitute teacher at a prep school, and tries to turn his class into a rock band.

Writer: Mike White | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Jack Black, Mike White, Joan Cusack, Adam Pascal

33. A Scanner Darkly (2006)

R | 100 min | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi

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73 Metascore

An undercover cop in a not-too-distant future becomes involved with a dangerous new drug and begins to lose his own identity as a result.

Writers: Philip K. Dick, Richard Linklater | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder, Robert Downey Jr., Rory Cochrane

34. Slacker (1991)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

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69 Metascore

Presents a day in the life in Austin, Texas among its social outcasts and misfits, predominantly the twenty-something set, using a series of linear vignettes. These characters, who in some ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Linklater | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Richard Linklater, Rudy Basquez, Jean Caffeine, Jan Hockey

35. Inning by Inning: A Portrait of a Coach (2008)

106 min | Documentary, Sport

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A profile of University of Texas baseball coach Augie Garrido, the winningest coach in NCAA history.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Cathy Clark, Roger Clemens, Augie Garrido, Joe Jamail

36. $5.15/Hr. (2004 TV Movie)

Comedy, Drama

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An ensemble comedy focused on the bizarre, underpaid employees of Grammaw's Home Cookin'.

Writers: Richard Linklater, Rodney Rothman | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Peter Atherton, Mitch Baker, Johnny Bartee, David Bewley

37. Double Play: James Benning and Richard Linklater (2013)

70 min | Documentary, Biography

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In 1985, filmmaker Richard Linklater began a film screening society in Austin, Texas, that aimed to show classic art-house and experimental films to a budding community of cinephiles and ... See full summary »

Writers: Gabe Klinger, Eugenio Renzi | Director: Gabe Klinger | Stars: Sandra Adair, James Benning, Richard Linklater

38. 19th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards (2014 TV Special)

120 min

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Director: Michael Dempsey | Stars: Aisha Tyler, James Marsden, Christina Applegate, Christian Bale

39. Ashes (I) (2010)

Drama

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Ashes is the story of a young Indo-American man who struggles in the inner city of New York to support himself and his mentally ill older brother. When a group of small time Indian ... See full summary »

Writers: Heather Burns, Sidney Feldman, Ajay Naidu | Director: Ajay Naidu | Stars: Firdous Bamji, Heather Burns, Maurice Carr, Samrat Chakrabarti

40. Live from Shiva's Dance Floor (2003)

21 min | Short

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The imcomparable Speed Levitch waxes philosophical about New York City, the Twin Towers, and Buffalo.

Director: Richard Linklater | Star: Timothy 'Speed' Levitch

41. Tales of the Rat Fink (2006)

78 min | Documentary, Biography

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67 Metascore

The life and times of famed hot rod & custom car designer Ed "Big Daddy" Roth.

Writers: Adam Cawley, Solomon Vesta | Director: Ron Mann | Stars: John Goodman, Ted Rosnick, Alex Xydias, Paul Le Mat

42. On the Set of 'Before Sunset' (2004 Video)

10 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke, Richard Linklater, Anne Walker-McBay

43. The Art Show (2002–2004)
Episode: Linklater: St. Richard of Austin (2004)

60 min | Documentary

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Ben Lewis meets film maker Richard Linklater to find out how he made it big in Hollywood without losing his anti-corporate values. Trying to get under the skin of the cult director, Lewis finds himself being led a merry dance.

Writer: Ben Lewis | Director: Irshad Ashraf | Stars: Marta Banda, Jack Black, Lewis Black, Steve Brudniak

44. Bernie (2011)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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75 Metascore

In small-town Texas, an affable mortician strikes up a friendship with a wealthy widow, though when she starts to become controlling, he goes to great lengths to separate himself from her grasp.

Writers: Skip Hollandsworth, Richard Linklater | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, Matthew McConaughey, Brady Coleman

45. Me and Orson Welles (2008)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama

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73 Metascore

A teenager is cast in the Mercury Theatre production of "Julius Caesar" directed by a young Orson Welles in 1937.

Writers: Holly Gent Palmo, Robert Kaplow, Vincent Palmo Jr. | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Zac Efron, Claire Danes, Christian McKay, Zoe Kazan

46. Heads I Win/Tails You Lose (1991 Video)

240 min

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Director: Richard Linklater

47. Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)

PG-13 | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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64 Metascore

The dimwitted teen duo of Beavis and Butt-Head travel across America in search of their stolen television set.

Writers: Mike Judge, Joe Stillman, Brian Mulroney | Directors: Mike Judge, Mike de Seve, Brian Mulroney, Yvette Kaplan | Stars: Mike Judge, Bruce Willis, Demi Moore, Cloris Leachman

48. SubUrbia (1996)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama

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62 Metascore

A group of suburban teenagers try to support each other through the difficult task of becoming adults.

Writer: Eric Bogosian | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Giovanni Ribisi, Steve Zahn, Jayce Bartok, Amie Carey

49. One Summer in Austin: The Story of Filming 'A Scanner Darkly' (2006 Video)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Eric Matthies | Stars: Philip K. Dick, Tommy Pallotta, Isa Dick Hackett, Richard Linklater

50. The Weight of the Line: Animation Tales (2006 Video)

20 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Eric Matthies | Stars: Tommy Pallotta, Shane F. Kelly, Richard Linklater, Sterling Allen