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1. On the Road (2012)

R | 124 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

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56 Metascore

Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart, Amy Adams

Votes: 33,208 | Gross: $0.72M

2. Woodstock (1970)

R | 184 min | Documentary, History, Music

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The film chronicle of the legendary 1969 music festival.

Director: Michael Wadleigh | Stars: Joan Baez, Richie Havens, Roger Daltrey, Joe Cocker

Votes: 12,670 | Gross: $13.30M

3. The Last Waltz (1978)

PG | 117 min | Documentary, Music

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88 Metascore

A film account and presentation of the final concert of The Band.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robbie Robertson, Muddy Waters, Neil Young, Van Morrison

Votes: 12,640 | Gross: $0.32M

4. The Darwin Awards (2006)

R | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

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To investigate bizarre insurance claims that transpired in either accidents, death or both, a former cop and an insurance investigator travel throughout the country to look at the cases up close.

Director: Finn Taylor | Stars: Joseph Fiennes, Winona Ryder, David Arquette, Ty Burrell

Votes: 8,690

5. 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 »

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

Votes: 678 | Gross: $0.36M

6. Here Is Something Beautiful (Etc.

90 min | Documentary | Announced

Here Is Something Beautiful (etc. is a look at the life of one of America's most unique and influential writers, Richard Brautigan. Brautigan rose to international fame in 1967 with the ... See full summary »

Directors: Anthony Lucero, Paul Swensen | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Fernando Meirelles, Jim Harrison, Wim Wenders

7. What Happened to Kerouac? (1986)

96 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Directors: Richard Lerner, Lewis MacAdams | Stars: Gregory Corso, Jan Kerouac, Herbert Huncke, Fran Landesman

Votes: 242

8. Kerouac, the Movie (1985)

78 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

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Jack Kerouac was a Beat Generation writer who took the nation by storm upon the publication of his novel On the Road. Kerouac's legacy and influence are explained via interviews with ... See full summary »

Director: John Antonelli | Stars: Peter Coyote, Cindy Alwan, David Andrews, Leon Benedict

Votes: 168

9. The Joy of Life (2005)

65 min | Documentary, History

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A blending of documentary and experimental narrative strategies, combining stunning 16mm landscape cinematography with a bold, lyrical voice-over to share two San Francisco stories: the ... See full summary »

Director: Jenni Olson | Stars: Harry Dodge, Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Votes: 56

10. One Fast Move or I'm Gone: Kerouac's Big Sur (2008)

98 min | Documentary, Music

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"One Fast Move or I'm Gone: Kerouac's Big Sur" examines Jack Kerouac's escape from post "On The Road" fame to his dream of an isolated retreat in a cabin at Big Sur where he searches for ... See full summary »

Director: Curt Worden | Stars: David Amram, Erik Bauersfeld, Carolyn Cassady, Jami Cassady

Votes: 66

11. Obscene (2007)

97 min | Documentary, Biography

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73 Metascore

A look at the life and work of American publisher Barney Rosset, who struggled to bring controversial works like "Tropic of Cancer" and "Naked Lunch" to publication.

Directors: Daniel O'Connor, Neil Ortenberg | Stars: Amiri Baraka, Lenny Bruce, William S. Burroughs, Jim Carroll

Votes: 186

12. Bravo Profiles (1994– )

Documentary, Biography

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Bravo network TV series that profiles creative artists in many fields.

Stars: Tony Roberts, Michael Musto, Anthony Hopkins, Brad Pitt

Votes: 15

13. Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder (2009)

Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary

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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 | Gross: $0.00M

14. Corso: The Last Beat (2009)

Documentary

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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.

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

Votes: 20

15. The Beat Generation: An American Dream (1987)

Unrated | 86 min | Documentary, History

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An investigation of the Beat Generation.

Director: Janet Forman | Stars: Steve Allen, David Amram, Amiri Baraka, Ray Bremser

Votes: 36

16. Wholly Communion (1965)

33 min | Documentary, Short

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A short film documenting what was referred to as "The International Poetry Incarnation". It was billed as Great Britain's first full-scale "happening", with the world's leading Beat poets ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Whitehead | Stars: Gregory Corso, Harry Fainlight, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg

Votes: 71

17. Portrait of a Bookstore as an Old Man (2003)

52 min | Documentary

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In 1951, George Whitman opened a bookshop-commune in Paris. George, 92, still runs his "den of anarchists disguised as a bookstore," offering free, dirty beds to poor literati, cutting his ... See full summary »

Directors: Gonzague Pichelin, Benjamin Sutherland | Stars: James Baldwin, John Baxter, Sylvia Beach, Gary Brown

Votes: 43

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

Documentary

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Stars: Amiri Baraka, Leonard Cohen, Wanda Coleman, Matt Cook

Votes: 25

19. Breaking the Rules (2006)

94 min | Documentary, History, Music

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A history of American counterculture covering 1950s Bebop, the Beat Generation, the Summer of Love, and the origin of Hip-Hop.

Director: Marco Müller | Stars: Diego Reiwald, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Amiri Baraka, Ruth Weiss

Votes: 16

20. The Works (1996–1997)

Documentary, Biography, Crime

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Stars: Mark Lawson, Andrew Graham-Dixon, Brian Sewell, James Christopher

21. Neal Cassady: The Denver Years (2014)

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Director: Heather Dalton | Stars: Carolyn Cassady, Cathy Sylvia Cassady, John Cassady, Jerry Cimino

22. The Third Mind (2000)

56 min | Documentary

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Director: William Tyler Smith | Stars: Jim Carroll, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Alan Ginsberg, Ray Manzarek

23. Little Italy (1996)

Unrated | 60 min | Documentary

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In Little Italy there's a group of people that need to save LI.

Director: Will Parrinello | Stars: Diane Di Prima, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Chazz Palminteri, Gay Talese

24. To Paint the Portrait of a Bird (2007)

15 min | Short

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An aging, reclusive painter sets out into the wilderness to create a final masterpiece and obtain a kind of "divine affirmation" that his life spent as an artist has not been in vain. ... See full summary »

Director: Seamus McNally | Stars: Antoine Ray, T.D. White

Votes: 15

25. Fernanda Pivano: A Farewell to Beat (2001)

70 min | Documentary

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Director: Luca Facchini | Stars: Bret Easton Ellis, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Barry Gifford, Luciano Ligabue

Votes: 9

26. Pablo Neruda! Presente! (2004)

Documentary

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A dynamic documentary on Latin America's most renowned poet, Pablo Neruda (1904-1973). Neruda was a public poet, statesman, activist, and Nobel Laureate who attained mythic stature in his ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Eisner | Stars: Pablo Neruda, Isabel Allende, Roser Bru, José Corriel

27. The Beats: An Existential Comedy (1980 Video)

36 min | Documentary, Short

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A "film poem" that focuses on the Beat poetry scene of the late 1950s.

Director: Philomene Long | Stars: Shirley Clarke, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Viva

28. No More to Say & Nothing to Weep For: An Elegy for Allen Ginsberg 1926-1997 (1997 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 52 min | Documentary

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Director: Colin Still | Stars: Steve Allen, Eugene Brooks, William F. Buckley, Ann Charters

Votes: 21

29. Be-In (1967)

7 min | Documentary, Short, Music

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Director: Jerry Abrams | Stars: Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Lenore Kandel, Timothy Leary

Votes: 18

30. Bravo Profiles (1994– )
Episode: Jack Kerouac: On the Road to Desolation (1998)

TV-PG | 50 min | Documentary, Biography

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Director: David Stewart | Stars: John Suiter, Maxine Franklin, Tom Clark, Joyce Johnson

31. The Works (1996–1997)
Episode: On the Road to Desolation (1997)

Documentary, Biography, Crime

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Director: David Stewart | Stars: John Suiter, Maxine Franklin, Tom Clark, Joyce Johnson