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1. More Tales from the Script (2010 Video)

47 min | Documentary

9.0
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Fascinating unheard stories from top screenwriters.

Director: Peter Hanson | Stars: John August, John Brancato, John Carpenter, Larry Cohen

Votes: 9

2. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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A comprehensive history of the medium and art of motion pictures.

Stars: Mark Cousins, Juan Diego Botto, Aleksandr Sokurov, Norman Lloyd

Votes: 2,845

3. Taxi Driver (1976)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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93 Metascore

A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Albert Brooks

Votes: 505,117

4. Raging Bull (1980)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

8.3
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92 Metascore

An emotionally self-destructive boxer's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring destroys his life outside it.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, Frank Vincent

Votes: 234,443 | Gross: $0.05M

5. Metropolis (1927)

Not Rated | 153 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.3
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98 Metascore

In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge

Votes: 111,465 | Gross: $0.03M

6. American Cinema (1995– )
Episode: Film Noir (1995)

Documentary

8.2
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Stars: John Lithgow, John Bailey, A.I. Bezzerides, André De Toth

Votes: 24

7. Metropolis (1997– )

55 min

8.1
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Stars: Rebecca Manzoni, Anja Höfer, Massimo Carlotto, Rosa Liksom

Votes: 24

8. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

8.0
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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

9. The Seventh Art (2012– )

Talk-Show

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The Seventh Art is an independently produced video magazine about cinema with profiles on interesting aspects of the film industry... See full synopsis »

Stars: Christopher Heron, John Cohen, John Boylan, João Pedro Rodrigues

Votes: 11

10. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011– )
Episode: American Cinema of the 70s (2011)

62 min | Documentary, History

8.0
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The Story of Film examines American cinema in the period of 1967-1979 also known as New American Cinema. Films of this time generally fell into three types: satirical films that mocked ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Cousins | Stars: Mark Cousins, Buck Henry, Charles Burnett, Robert Towne

Votes: 82

11. Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985)

R | 121 min | Biography, Drama

7.9
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A fictionalized account in four segments of the life of Japan's celebrated twentieth-century author Yukio Mishima. Three of the segments parallel events in Mishima's life with his novels (... See full summary »

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Ken Ogata, Masayuki Shionoya, Hiroshi Mikami, Junya Fukuda

Votes: 5,227 | Gross: $0.45M

12. The Hollywood Fashion Machine (1995 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.9
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Director: Marcia Ely | Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Geoffrey Beene, Stanley Donen, Hubert de Givenchy

Votes: 16

13. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011– )
Episode: European New Wave (2011)

62 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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The Story of Film examines European cinema in the period of 1957-1964. It first looks at the works of influential directors Ingmar Bergman, Robert Bresson, Jacques Tati, and Federico ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Cousins | Stars: Mark Cousins, Lars von Trier, Stig Björkman, Paul Schrader

Votes: 89

14. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011– )
Episode: Post-War Cinema (2011)

62 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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The Story of Film examines world cinema in the period of 1939-1952 looks at film-making during and immediately after World War II. Hollywood films shift away from soft focus and begin to ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Cousins | Stars: Mark Cousins, Norman Lloyd, Robert Towne, Paul Schrader

Votes: 96

15. Erika Rabau: Puck of Berlin (2008)

87 min | Documentary

7.7
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A look at the life and work of Berlin Film Festival photographer Erika Rabau.

Director: Samson Vicent | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Mario Adorf, Robert Altman, Antonio Banderas

Votes: 18

16. The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)

R | 164 min | Drama

7.6
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80 Metascore

The life of Jesus Christ, his journey through life as he faces the struggles all humans do, and his final temptation on the cross.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel, Barbara Hershey, Paul Greco

Votes: 39,588 | Gross: $8.37M

17. Waiting for Guffman (1996)

R | 84 min | Comedy

7.6
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71 Metascore

An aspiring director and the marginally talented amateur cast of a hokey small-town Missouri musical production go overboard when they learn that someone from Broadway will be in attendance.

Director: Christopher Guest | Stars: Christopher Guest, Fred Willard, Catherine O'Hara, Parker Posey

Votes: 22,662 | Gross: $2.89M

18. Blue Collar (1978)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama

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Three workers, Zeke (Richard Pryor), Jerry (Harvey Keitel) and Smokey (Yaphet Kotto), are working at a car plant and drinking their beers together. One night when they steal away from their... See full summary »

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Richard Pryor, Harvey Keitel, Yaphet Kotto, Ed Begley Jr.

Votes: 4,543

19. These Amazing Shadows (2011)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary

7.6
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Tells the history and importance of The National Film Registry, a roll call of American cinema treasures that reflects the diversity of film, and indeed the American experience itself.

Directors: Paul Mariano, Kurt Norton | Stars: Jeff Adachi, James H. Billington, Robin Blaetz, Brooks Boliek

Votes: 1,290

20. A Decade Under the Influence (2003)

R | 138 min | Documentary

7.6
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67 Metascore

A documentary examining the decade of the 1970s as a turning point in American cinema. Some of today's best filmmakers interview the influential directors of that time.

Directors: Ted Demme, Richard LaGravenese | Stars: Francis Ford Coppola, William Friedkin, Robert Altman, John G. Avildsen

Votes: 2,188 | Gross: $0.03M

21. Milius (2013)

103 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.5
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59 Metascore

A look at the life of filmmaker John Milius.

Directors: Joey Figueroa, Zak Knutson | Stars: John Milius, Ethan Milius, Amanda Milius, Walter Murch

Votes: 1,398

22. Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood (2003)

TV-14 | 119 min | Documentary

7.5
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A look at 1970s Hollywood when it was known as New Hollywood, and the director was the star of the movie.

Director: Kenneth Bowser | Stars: Martin Scorsese, Dennis Hopper, Peter Bogdanovich, Sam Peckinpah

Votes: 2,239

23. The Directors (1997– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

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Stars: Harrison Ford, Dave Mann, Tom Hanks, Rod Steiger

Votes: 140

24. The Road to Bresson (1984)

54 min | Documentary

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Directors: Leo De Boer, Jurriën Rood | Stars: Robert Bresson, Louis Malle, Dominique Sanda, Paul Schrader

Votes: 119

25. Murnau, Borzage and Fox (2008 Video)

105 min | Documentary

7.5
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Directors: John Cork, Lisa Van Eyssen | Stars: Jeanine Basinger, John Belton, Janet Bergstrom, Robert S. Birchard

Votes: 39

26. Hitchcock/Truffaut (2015)

PG-13 | 79 min | Documentary

7.4
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79 Metascore

Filmmakers discuss how Francois Truffaut's 1966 book "Cinema According to Hitchcock" influenced their work.

Director: Kent Jones | Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Wes Anderson, Peter Bogdanovich, David Fincher

Votes: 1,492 | Gross: $0.30M

27. Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic (2013)

R | 83 min | Documentary

7.4
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The life and times of Richard Pryor.

Director: Marina Zenovich | Stars: David Banks, Rona Barrett, David Brinkley, Skip Brittenham

Votes: 1,024

28. Making 'Taxi Driver' (1999 Video)

71 min | Documentary

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To highlight Taxi Driver's 38th anniversary, this 70-minute documentary delves into the making of Scorsese's film and highlights the many contributions put forth by Taxi Driver's ensemble of talented actors and artisans.

Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Martin Scorsese, Paul Schrader, Peter Boyle, Robert De Niro

Votes: 218

29. The Rules of Film Noir (2009 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, History

7.4
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Matthew Sweet explores his rules of 1940s and 50s American film noir thrillers: *Choose a dame with no past and a hero with no future *Use no fiction but pulp fiction *See America through a... See full summary »

Director: Elaine Donnelly Pieper | Stars: Matthew Sweet, Sheri Chinen Biesen, Neil Brand, Sarah Churchwell

Votes: 94

30. Pickpocket: Paul Schrader Introduction (2005 Video)

15 min | Documentary, Short

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Star: Paul Schrader

Votes: 10

31. The Yakuza (1974)

R | 112 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Harry Kilmer returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend George's kidnapped daughter - and ends up on the wrong side of the Yakuza, the notorious Japanese mafia...

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Ken Takakura, Brian Keith, Herb Edelman

Votes: 5,123

32. The 100 Greatest Films (2001 TV Movie)

Documentary

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A countdown of the 100 greatest films, as voted by the British public via the Channel 4 website.

Directors: Matthew Cole, Simon Toyne | Stars: Graham Norton, Alessandro Alessandroni, Richard Attenborough, John Badham

Votes: 6

33. Sam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood Renegade (2004 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 89 min | Documentary

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Spattered with blood and controversy, Sam Peckinpah's Westerns revolutionized their genre. SAM PECKINPAH'S WEST: LEGACY OF A HOLLYWOOD RENEGADE goes in search of the man behind these ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Thurman | Stars: Sam Peckinpah, Kris Kristofferson, Fern Lea Peter, Harry Dean Stanton

Votes: 225

34. Eames: The Architect & The Painter (2011)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography

7.2
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63 Metascore

The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames were America's most influential and important industrial designers. Admired for their creations and fascinating as individuals, they have ... See full summary »

Directors: Jason Cohn, Bill Jersey | Stars: Charles Eames, Ray Eames, James Franco, Jeannine Oppewall

Votes: 717 | Gross: $0.15M

35. Tales from the Script (2009)

105 min | Documentary

7.2
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War stories and life lessons from the industry's top writers.

Director: Peter Hanson | Stars: Allison Anders, Jane Anderson, Doug Atchison, John August

Votes: 1,221 | Gross: $0.01M

36. God's Lonely Man (2007 Video)

22 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Greg Carson | Stars: Paul Schrader, Robert Kolker

Votes: 11

37. Producing 'Taxi Driver' (2007 Video)

10 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Greg Carson | Stars: Michael Phillips, Paul Schrader

Votes: 14

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. Rolling Thunder (1977)

R | 95 min | Action, Drama, Crime

7.0
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Major Charles Rane comes back from the war and is given a number of gifts from his hometown because he is a war hero. Some greedy thugs decide that they want to steal a number of silver ... See full summary »

Director: John Flynn | Stars: William Devane, Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Haynes, James Best

Votes: 5,203

40. Hardcore (1979)

R | 109 min | Drama, Thriller

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A conservative Midwest businessman ventures into the sordid underworld of pornography in California to look for his runaway teenage daughter who is making porno films in California's porno pits.

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: George C. Scott, Peter Boyle, Season Hubley, Dick Sargent

Votes: 5,297

41. Affliction (1997)

R | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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79 Metascore

A deeply troubled small town cop investigates a suspicious hunting death while events occur that cause him to mentally disintergrate.

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Nick Nolte, Sissy Spacek, James Coburn, Brigid Tierney

Votes: 11,904 | Gross: $6.30M

42. Hollywood Mavericks (1990)

90 min | Documentary

7.0
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A documentary focusing on seventeen maverick directors who were not afraid to break the rules of filmmaking to advance their art from John Ford to Martin Scorsese.

Directors: Florence Dauman, Dale Ann Stieber | Stars: Woody Allen, Robert Altman, George Bancroft, Richard Barthelmess

Votes: 58

43. Influence and Appreciation: A Martin Scorsese Tribute (2007 Video)

19 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Greg Carson | Stars: Robert Kolker, Oliver Stone, Robert De Niro, Michael Chapman

Votes: 16

44. Scene by Scene (1996–2001)

Talk-Show

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

Votes: 46

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

TV-PG | 86 min | Documentary, Biography

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

Votes: 108

46. Nouvelle vague vue d'ailleurs (2009 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

6.9
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Director: Luc Lagier | Stars: William Friedkin, James Gray, Arthur Penn, D.A. Pennebaker

Votes: 12

47. Bringing Out the Dead (1999)

R | 121 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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70 Metascore

Haunted by the patients he failed to save, an extremely burned-out Manhattan ambulance paramedic fights to maintain his sanity over three fraught and turbulent nights.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Patricia Arquette, John Goodman, Ving Rhames

Votes: 52,936 | Gross: $16.64M

48. Obsession (1976)

PG | 98 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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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: 5,990

49. Light Sleeper (1992)

R | 103 min | Crime, Drama

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A drug dealer with upscale clientele is having moral problems going about his daily deliveries. A reformed addict, he has never gotten over the wife that left him, and the couple that use ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Susan Sarandon, Dana Delany, David Clennon

Votes: 3,655 | Gross: $1.10M

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

51 min | Documentary

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Stars: Fred Bailey, Budd Boetticher, Peter Bogdanovich, Mary Chelde

Votes: 42