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1. William S. Burroughs in the Dreamachine (2015 Video)

70 min | Documentary

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The Dreamachine, invented in 1959 by poet Brion Gysin and mathematician Ian Sommerville, is possibly the most effective of all brainwave simulators, triggering mental aberrations that are ... See full summary »

Writer: John Aes-Nihil | Director: John Aes-Nihil | Stars: John Aes-Nihil, William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, David Woodard

2. Great Poets: In Their Own Words (2014– )

Documentary

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Stars: Simon Armitage, Sarah Churchwell, Gillian Clarke, Rebecca Front

3. Great Poets: In Their Own Words (2014– )
Episode: Access All Areas (2014)

Documentary

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A journey into the BBC archives unearthing glorious performances and candid interviews from some of Britain's greatest poets.

Writer: John Mullen | Director: Kemi Majekodunmi | Stars: Simon Armitage, Sarah Churchwell, Gillian Clarke, Wendy Cope

4. America (2012 Video)

4 min | History

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A video 'collage' featuring various clips from both the past and the modern era, set to music and beat poet Allen Ginsberg's reading of his piece 'America'.

Star: Allen Ginsberg

5. Magic Trip: Ken Kesey's Search for a Kool Place (2011)

R | 90 min | Documentary

7.1
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Writers: Alex Gibney, Alison Ellwood | Directors: Alison Ellwood, Alex Gibney | Stars: Ken Babbs, Neal Cassady, Gretchen Fetchen, Allen Ginsberg

Votes: 26

6. Bagels, Borscht, and Brotherhood - Allen Ginsberg (2011)

12 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Marc Weiss | Star: Allen Ginsberg

7. Norman Mailer: The American (2010)

106 min | Documentary, Drama, Family

6.4
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The life and times of Norman Mailer as told through the people that knew him personally.

Director: Joseph Mantegna | Stars: Muhammad Ali, Beverly Bentley, William F. Buckley, Lady Jeanne Campbell

Votes: 26

8. The Open Program of the Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards (2010 Video)

15 min | Short

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The video excerpts works-in-progress, both in rehearsal at the Workcenter, and before audiences in Italy in the Fall of 2009. The works are "I Am America" and "Not History's Bones: a poetry... See full summary »

Writer: Allen Ginsberg | Director: Mario Biagini | Stars: Itahisa Borges-Méndez, Lloyd Bricken, Cinzia Cigna, Davide Curzio

9. Corso: The Last Beat (2009)

Documentary

7.5
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Following Beat Poet Gregory Corso - literary compatriot of Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs -- throughout Europe, discovering his past, and facing his death.

Writer: Gustave Reininger | Director: Gustave Reininger | Stars: Gregory Corso, Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs, Ethan Hawke

Votes: 22

10. Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder (2009)

Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary

6.0
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52 Metascore

The poet and painter, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, is among the world's living monuments to arts and letters. For well over a half century, Ferlinghetti helped shape the currents of poetry and ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Felver | Stars: Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Dennis Hopper, Billy Collins

Votes: 24

11. Patti Smith: Dream of Life (2008)

Not Rated | 109 min | Documentary, Music

7.1
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66 Metascore

An intimate portrait of poet, painter, musician and singer Patti Smith that mirrors the essence of the artist herself.

Director: Steven Sebring | Stars: Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye, Oliver Ray, Tony Shanahan

Votes: 718

12. The Old, Weird America: Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music (2007)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

6.6
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Prepare for an eclectic journey through The Old, Weird America. Rani Singh's new documentary film tracks the history of Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music from its initial ... See full summary »

Writer: Rani Singh | Director: Rani Singh | Stars: Beck, Nick Cave, Elvis Costello, David Johansen

Votes: 30

13. Speak Out (2007 TV Movie)

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Director: Manolo Cañete | Stars: William S. Burroughs, Neal Cassady, Peter Coyote, Paola Giachero

14. Sekai gumi TV (2005– )

Documentary

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Stars: Stanley Bard, Arthur C. Clarke, Bob Dylan, Allen Ginsberg

15. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005)

208 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.6
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A chronicle of Bob Dylan's strange evolution between 1961 and 1966 from folk singer to protest singer to "voice of a generation" to rock star.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Bob Dylan, B.J. Rolfzen, Dick Kangas, Liam Clancy

Votes: 9,530

16. The Cockettes (2002)

R | 100 min | Documentary

7.3
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77 Metascore

Documentary about the gender-bending San Francisco performance group who became a pop culture phenomenon in the early 1970s.

Directors: Bill Weber, David Weissman | Stars: Larry Brinkin, Peggy Cass, Pristine Condition, Jackie Curtis

Votes: 456

17. Farewell to the Deuce (2002)

Documentary, History

3.8
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A fun history of 42nd Street from the early 1900's through the late 1990's.

Director: June Lang | Stars: Quentin Crisp, Jesús Franco, David Friedman, Allen Ginsberg

Votes: 5

18. Jonas at the Ocean (2002)

93 min | Documentary

5.6
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Director: Peter Sempel | Stars: Jonas Mekas, Raimund Abraham, Kenneth Anger, Fernando Arrabal

Votes: 5

19. American Magus (2002)

93 min | Documentary

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Writer: Paola Igliori | Director: Paola Igliori | Stars: Harry Smith, Allen Ginsberg, Jonas Mekas

20. The Praise of Folly (2001)

Documentary

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Writer: Radek Tuma | Director: Radek Tuma | Stars: Vratislav Brabenec, Allen Ginsberg, Ivan M. Jirous, Ales Suk

21. Sleep in a Nest of Flames (2001)

118 min | Documentary, Biography

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Charles Henri Ford was an openly gay poet/writer/filmmaker/magazine publisher who led a long and interesting life. He started by reading his poetry in one of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. ... See full summary »

Writer: James Dowell | Directors: James Dowell, John Kolomvakis | Stars: Eric M. Cole, Val Oisteneau, Rich Bernatovech, Paul Bowles

22. Condo Painting (2000)

Documentary

6.9
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48 Metascore

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Writers: George Condo, John McNaughton | Director: John McNaughton | Stars: Patrick Achdjian, William S. Burroughs, Anna Condo, Eleonore Condo

Votes: 57

23. My Generation (2000)

103 min | Documentary, Music

7.0
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Writers: Barbara Kopple, Ali MacLean | Directors: Thomas Haneke, Barbara Kopple | Stars: Aerosmith, Dickey Betts, Blues Traveler, Joe Cocker

Votes: 141

24. Twister: A Musical Catastrophe (2000 Video)

128 min | Action, Comedy

7.8
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Writers: L. Frank Baum, Ken Kesey | Director: Ken Kesey | Stars: Phil Deitz, George Walker, Arzinia Richarson, Ken Kesey

Votes: 12

25. Mushroom's Dam (2000)

7 min | Short

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Writer: Stéphane Elmadjian | Director: Stéphane Elmadjian | Stars: Marion Delanoé, Virginie Guyot, Jean-Luc Perron, Christian Pfohl

26. The Source: The Story of the Beats and the Beat Generation (1999)

88 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.5
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66 Metascore

Traces the Beats from Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac's meeting in 1944 at Columbia University to the deaths of Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs in 1997. Three actors provide dramatic ... See full summary »

Writer: Chuck Workman | Director: Chuck Workman | Stars: Johnny Depp, John Turturro, Dennis Hopper, Allen Ginsberg

Votes: 658

27. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: New York: Part 6 - The City of Tomorrow (1999)

Documentary, History

8.2
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Reveals the immense new forces that were unleashed in New York.

Writer: Emma Lazarus | Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Bella Abzug, Marshall Berman, Philip Bosco

Votes: 12

28. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: New York: Part 7 - The City and the World (1999)

Documentary, History

8.1
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Episode seven chronicles the history of New York from the end of the Second World War to the present.

Writers: Ric Burns, James Sanders | Director: Ric Burns | Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Bella Abzug, Marshall Berman, Philip Bosco

Votes: 13

29. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: New York: Part II - Order and Disorder (1999)

Documentary, History

8.0
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Episode two looks at New York's rise as a burgeoning cultural center and multi-ethnic port.

Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Ruth Abram, Joan Allen, Thomas Bender

Votes: 21

30. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: New York: Part V - Cosmopolis (1999)

Documentary, History

7.8
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Episode five tells the African-American experience and the birth of the new media industries.

Writer: Ronald Blumer | Director: Lisa Ades | Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Ruth Abram, Joan Allen, Thomas Bender

Votes: 16

31. Cold War (1998 TV Mini-Series)

1,120 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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A 24-part series which deals with the relations between the United States, the Soviet Union and their respective allies between the end of World War II to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Richard Nixon, Anatoli Dobrynin, John F. Kennedy

Votes: 502

32. Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles (1998)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary, Biography

7.2
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Director: Jennifer Baichwal | Stars: Paul Bowles, William S. Burroughs, Cherifa, Mohammed Choukri

Votes: 70

33. Hustler for Life (1998)

20 min | Short

4.6
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Director: Peter Sempel | Star: Allen Ginsberg

Votes: 5

34. Cold War (1998– )
Episode: Make Love Not War (1998)

Documentary, History

8.1
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Western Economies grow and prosper, fueled partly by armaments production. Rejecting their parents' affluence and the Cold War, theyoung protest and rebel. There is racial violence in U.S. inner cities.

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Frank Bardacke, Hal Beers, Phil Caputo

Votes: 7

35. Good Will Hunting (1997)

R | 126 min | Drama

8.3
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70 Metascore

Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., 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

Votes: 528,380

36. The Fifties (1997 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary, History

8.3
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Stars: Edward Herrmann, David Halberstam, John Chancellor, Dwight D. Eisenhower

Votes: 69

37. Birth of a Nation (1997)

85 min | Documentary

6.8
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Mekas leads an archival avant-garde, a fast-paced parade of 160 underground film people he captured on film over four decades, described as, "160 portraits or rather appearances, sketches ... See full summary »

Director: Jonas Mekas | Stars: Chantal Akerman, Kenneth Anger, Michel Auder, Bruce Baillie

Votes: 57

38. Ballad of the Skeletons (1997)

Short

7.1
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Writers: Allen Ginsberg, Gus Van Sant | Director: Gus Van Sant | Star: Allen Ginsberg

Votes: 148

39. U2: A Year in Pop (1997 TV Movie)

Documentary, Music

6.6
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Writer: Barry Devlin | Directors: Maurice Linnane, Tracy R. West | Stars: Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.

Votes: 156

40. A Poet on the Lower East Side: A Docu-Diary on Allen Ginsberg (1997)

96 min | Documentary

7.8
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Two writers from the opposite ends of the world share a meeting of the minds. Hungarian poet and translator István Eörsi journeys to New York City to meet literary legend Allen Ginsberg. ... See full summary »

Director: Gyula Gazdag | Stars: Gregory Corso, István Eörsi, Allen Ginsberg, Peter Orlovsky

Votes: 15

41. Scenes from Allen's Last Three Days on Earth as a Spirit (1997 Video)

67 min | Documentary

6.4
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This is a video record of the Allen Ginsberg's death and funeral in his apartment in New York.

Director: Jonas Mekas | Stars: Gregory Corso, Allen Ginsberg, LeRoy Jones-Baraka, Jonas Mekas

Votes: 7

42. Charlie Rose (1991– )
Episode: Episode dated 7 April 1997 (1997)

News, Talk-Show

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A Conversation About The Peace Process In Israel; A Conversation About Milosevic; A Conversation About The Nba; A Remembrance Of Allen Ginsberg.

Stars: Dave Checketts, Vuk Draskovic, Allen Ginsberg, Dan Meridor

43. The Fifties (1997– )
Episode: The Beat (1997)

Documentary, History

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Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and Elvis. Conformity is questioned and homogenized America begins to differentiate. The teenager as a class is born. Popular music is forever changed by the ... See full summary »

Writers: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac | Stars: Edward Herrmann, Allen Ginsberg, David Halberstam, Chuck Berry

44. The Coney Island of Lawrence Ferlinghetti (1996)

60 min | Documentary

6.7
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Director: Christopher Felver | Stars: Gregory Corso, Allen Ginsberg, Kenneth Rexroth, Gary Snyder

Votes: 11

45. Rock & Roll (1995 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary, Music

8.2
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A history of rock and roll music.

Stars: Liev Schreiber, Hoss Allen, Al Aronowitz, Joan Baez

Votes: 60

46. The History of Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 6 (1995 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.6
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The peace-loving counter culture produces the phenomenon of Woodstock.

Writer: Obie Benz | Director: Obie Benz | Stars: Gary Busey, Joan Baez, Bono, Dick Cavett

Votes: 155

47. United States of Poetry (1995 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary

8.6
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Creators: Joshua Blum, Bob Holman | Stars: Amiri Baraka, Leonard Cohen, Wanda Coleman, Matt Cook

Votes: 25

48. Face to Face (1994–1998)
Episode: Allen Ginsberg (1995)

Talk-Show

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Stars: Jeremy Isaacs, Allen Ginsberg

49. Man Alive (1967– )
Episode: Nirvana in Nova Scotia (1995)

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Director: David Cherniack | Stars: Arthur Kent, Liz Crocker, David Swick, Peter Volz

50. ChickenHawk (1994)

55 min | Documentary, Crime

6.8
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Members of the controversial group NAMBLA (North American Man/Boy Love Association) discuss why their organization supports "boys and men who have or desire engagements in sexual or ... See full summary »

Writers: Adi Sideman, Nadav Harel | Director: Adi Sideman | Stars: Barbara Adler, Bill Andriette, Bill Bickly, Russ Coleman

Votes: 189