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1. Ballad of Fire (1997)

58 min

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Director: James Knight | Stars: James Knight, Jeff Scheftel, Michael Singh

Votes: 6

2. I Ride (2013)

Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary, Family, Music

9.4
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In 1982, Harry and Tommy Fryed formed a band The Fryed Brothers Band in honor of their beloved brother Mark to keep his memories alive. For nearly three decades later, The Fryed Brothers ... See full summary »

Director: Daron Ker | Stars: Sonny Barger, Charlie Brechtel, Steve Day, Gerry Fryed

Votes: 5

3. Sounds of Memphis (2002 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Music

9.3
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Directors: Allan Holzman, Jeff Scheftel | Stars: James Alexander, Al Bell, James Blackwood, Paul Burlison

Votes: 7

4. Lifetime's Achievement Awards: Women Changing the World (2003 TV Special)

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Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Dana Delany, Laura Innes, Naomi Judd

Votes: 61

5. Christopher Hitchens' 'God Is Not Great' (2009)

Short

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Director: Jeff Scheftel | Star: Christopher Hitchens

Votes: 33

6. The World's Greatest Magic (1994 TV Special)

Family, Fantasy

9.0
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Stars: Lance Burton, Brett Daniels, Greg Frewin, Franz Harary

Votes: 16

7. Schindler's List (1993)

R | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.9
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93 Metascore

In German-occupied Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazi Germans.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Caroline Goodall

Votes: 978,686 | Gross: $96.07M

8. The World's Greatest Magic 4 (1997 TV Special)

Family, Fantasy

8.7
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Director: Kent Weed | Stars: John Ritter, Joaquin Ayala, Lilia Ayala, Jonathan David Bass

Votes: 11

9. The World's Greatest Magic 2 (1995 TV Special)

Family, Fantasy

8.7
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Director: Kent Weed | Stars: Dirk Arthur, Scott Beringer, Jason Byrne, Brett Daniels

Votes: 18

10. Darius Goes West (2007)

92 min | Documentary

8.6
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Darius Weems, who has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, travels across the country with eleven friends on a mission to get his wheelchair customized by MTV's "Pimp My Ride."

Director: Logan Smalley | Stars: Darius Weems, Andrew Carson, Daniel Epting, John Hadden

Votes: 255

11. Apocalypse Now (1979)

R | 147 min | Drama, War

8.5
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94 Metascore

During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade Colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest

Votes: 500,753 | Gross: $83.47M

12. Trailer Park (1995–2000)

8.5
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TV Series that was on the Sci-Fi Channel in which Tom Davis host various B-movie theatrical trailers of horror and science fiction films.

Star: Tom Davis

Votes: 11

13. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Marilyn Monroe: The Mortal Goddess (1994)

92 min | Documentary, Biography

8.5
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An account of the life and career of Marilyn Monroe, one of Hollywood's most famous and glamorous movie stars. Her sad and difficult childhood is recounted, including her mother's breakdown... See full summary »

Directors: Kevin Burns, Jeff Scheftel | Stars: James Bacon, George Cukor, Theodore Curphey, Joe DiMaggio

Votes: 81

14. The Other Dream Team (2012)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Sport

8.4
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69 Metascore

The incredible story of the 1992 Lithuanian basketball team, whose athletes struggled under Soviet rule, became symbols of Lithuania's independence movement, and - with help from the Grateful Dead - triumphed at the Barcelona Olympics.

Director: Marius A. Markevicius | Stars: Sarunas Marciulionis, Arvydas Sabonis, Rimas Kurtinaitis, Jonas Valanciunas

Votes: 3,222 | Gross: $0.13M

15. Operation Thunderbolt: Entebbe (2000 TV Movie)

Documentary, History

8.4
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The story of the hijacking of Air France Flight AF139 on 27 June 1976 from Athens and the subsequent mission to rescue the hostages from the airport terminal at Entebbe in Uganda. The movie... See full summary »

Director: Eyal Sher | Stars: Janet Almog, Michel Bacos, Ehud Barak, Moshe Betser

Votes: 50

16. Modern Marvels (1993– )
Episode: Space Shuttle (1994)

TV-PG | 47 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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Director: Andrew Thomas

Votes: 5

17. Music in High Places (2000– )

Documentary, Music

8.3
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Wynonna Judd's pilgrimage to Venice, Italy, for the third episode of Music in High Places premiered December 1, 2000. The series takes entertainers to faraway lands to experience foreign ... See full summary »

Stars: Ed Roland, Dean Roland, Ross Childress, Will Turpin

Votes: 18

18. The Paw Project (2013)

58 min | Documentary, History, News

8.3
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This is a David and Goliath story of one veterinarian's battle to protect her patients (tigers, lions and even house cats) from big corporations, with their big corporate money, that will ... See full summary »

Director: Jennifer Conrad

Votes: 204

19. Super Structures of the World (1998– )

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Star: Mark Hamill

Votes: 17

20. One Love: The Bob Marley All-Star Tribute (1999 TV Movie)

Documentary, Music

8.2
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Director: Ron de Moraes | Stars: Erykah Badu, Tracy Chapman, Jimmy Cliff, Eve

Votes: 56

21. The Thin Blue Line (1988)

Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

8.1
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79 Metascore

A film that successfully argued that a man was wrongly convicted for murder by a corrupt justice system in Dallas County, Texas.

Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Randall Adams, David Harris, Gus Rose, Jackie Johnson

Votes: 18,088 | Gross: $1.21M

22. Modern Marvels (1993– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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Fast-paced, fun and informative, Modern Marvels is The History Channel's signature series focusing on historical technology. The series has focused (among other things) on wonders of ... See full summary »

Stars: Lloyd Sherr, Harlan Saperstein, William Atwater, Alexander B. Rubinow

Votes: 1,519

23. The Blues (2003)

Documentary, Music

8.1
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A documentary series about the origin and history of The Blues.

Stars: B.B. King, Pinetop Perkins, Ike Turner, Dick Waterman

Votes: 928

24. Hell's Angel (1994 TV Movie)

25 min | Documentary

8.1
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Christopher Hitchens investigates whether Mother Teresa of Calcutta deserves her saintly image. He probes her campaigns against contraception and foeticide and her questionable relationships with wealthy religious and political leaders.

Director: Jenny Morgan | Stars: Christopher Hitchens, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, Mihir Bose, Mary Loudon

Votes: 372

25. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Sophia Loren: Actress Italian Style (1997)

50 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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Still considered one of the most beautiful women in the world, Sophia Loren, an international star for many years. Born into poverty in Italy, Loren went from modeling to acting, and with ... See full summary »

Stars: Sophia Loren, Marlon Brando, Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Charles Chaplin

Votes: 96

26. Beauty and the Beast (1991)

G | 84 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

8.0
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95 Metascore

A young woman whose father has been imprisoned by a terrifying beast offers herself in his place, unaware that her captor is actually a prince, physically altered by a magic spell.

Directors: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise | Stars: Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Jesse Corti, Rex Everhart

Votes: 353,963 | Gross: $218.97M

27. Aladdin (1992)

G | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.0
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When a street urchin vies for the love of a beautiful princess, he uses a genie's magic power to make himself off as a prince in order to marry her.

Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker | Stars: Scott Weinger, Robin Williams, Linda Larkin, Jonathan Freeman

Votes: 292,813 | Gross: $217.35M

28. American Masters (1985– )

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 551

29. Rodgers & Hammerstein: The Sound of Movies (1996 TV Movie)

100 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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Director: Kevin Burns | Stars: Shirley Jones, Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart, Jeanne Crain

Votes: 78

30. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,327

31. The Grateful Dead (1977)

PG | 131 min | Documentary, Music

7.9
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The Grateful Dead performs live at Winterland in San Francisco in October 1974.

Directors: Jerry Garcia, Leon Gast | Stars: Jerry Garcia, Donna Godchaux, Keith Godchaux, Mickey Hart

Votes: 637

32. The Girls in the Band (2011)

Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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90 Metascore

The untold stories of female jazz and big band instrumentalists and their journeys from the late 1930's to the present day.

Director: Judy Chaikin | Stars: Geri Allen, Jessie Bailey, Jane Ira Bloom, Clora Bryant

Votes: 79

33. Ghostbreakers (2011– )

Action, Comedy, Horror

7.9
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A group of clumsy paranormal investigators, lead by Joey Greco (Cheaters), find themselves in bizarre, inane and absurd nocturnal misadventures.

Stars: Joey Greco, Gabriel Horn, Bryan Massey, Shanda Lee Munson

Votes: 28

34. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Bob Marley: Rebel Music (2000)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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Profile of the life and music of the legendary reggae singer.

Director: Jeremy Marre | Stars: Rita Marley, Bob Marley

Votes: 170

35. Valentino's Ghost (2012)

93 min | Documentary, History, News

7.8
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84 Metascore

The documentary exposes the ways in which America's foreign policy agenda in the Middle East drives the U.S. media's portrayals of Arabs and Muslims. The film lays bare the truths behind ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Singh | Stars: Ahmed Ahmed, Hillary Clinton, Walter Cronkite, Niall Ferguson

Votes: 53

36. Music in High Places (2000– )
Episode: Deftones Live in Hawaii (2001)

Documentary, Music

7.8
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Stars: Stephen Carpenter, Chi Cheng, Abe Cunningham, Deftones

Votes: 11

37. Modern Marvels (1993– )
Episode: Domed Stadiums (1995)

TV-14 | 45 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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From Houston's Astrodome to Toronto's stunning Skydome, follow the history of the revolutionary structures that have transformed sports in America.

Directors: Jeff Scheftel, Andrew Thomas | Star: Jeff Scheftel

Votes: 5

38. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Mary Tyler Moore: All American-Girl (1995) (1995)

Documentary, Biography

7.8
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Director: Jeff Scheftel | Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Peter Graves, Carl Reiner, Dick Van Dyke

Votes: 47

39. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Shirley Temple: Hollywood's Little Princess (1997)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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The life of Shirley Temple, the iconic child star of the 1930s.

Directors: Jeff Scheftel, Andrew Thomas

Votes: 43

40. Modern Marvels (1993– )
Episode: The Empire State Building (1994)

TV-14 | 46 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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This program focuses on the symbolic and historical aspects of the Empire State Building rather than its architecture and technology. The world's tallest building was preceded but a ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Thomas | Stars: Irwin G. Cantor, Brendan Gill, Lydia Ruth

Votes: 20

41. Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

PG | 104 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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83 Metascore

A toon-hating detective is a cartoon rabbit's only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy, Charles Fleischer

Votes: 155,998 | Gross: $156.45M

42. Intimate Portrait (1993– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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Find out more about the women you love and admire who have made their mark in movies, music, politics, sports and more in these "Intimate Portraits."

Stars: Linda Emond, Lisa Friedman, Meredith Vieira, Robert Wagner

Votes: 171

43. Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson (2008)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.7
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73 Metascore

A portrait of the late gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Hunter S. Thompson, Johnny Depp, Joe Cairo, David Carlo

Votes: 6,887 | Gross: $1.25M

44. Lightning in a Bottle (2004)

PG-13 | 103 min | Documentary, Music

7.7
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78 Metascore

Antoine Fuqua's documentary on the blues, shot at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown, Buddy Guy, Solomon Burke, Mavis Staples

Votes: 588 | Gross: $0.20M

45. Paul Simon: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song (2007 TV Special)

Music

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Director: Linda Mendoza | Stars: Yolanda Adams, Marc Anthony, Shawn Colvin, Bob Costas

Votes: 26

46. Mahalia Jackson: The Power and the Glory (1997)

Not Rated | 90 min

7.7
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A Documentary that charts the life and music of gospel singer Mahalia Jackson

Director: Jeff Scheftel | Stars: Mahalia Jackson, Jesse Jackson, Horace Clarence Boyer, John Sellers

Votes: 21

47. Return Engagement (1983)

90 min | Documentary

7.7
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Documentary on the 1983 touring debate between Liddy and Leary.

Director: Alan Rudolph | Stars: Carole Hemingway, Timothy Leary, G. Gordon Liddy, Clara Sturak

Votes: 23

48. Intimate Portrait (1993– )
Episode: Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher (1998)

Documentary, Biography

7.7
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Director: Jeff Scheftel | Star: Carrie Fisher

Votes: 41

49. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Richard Pryor: Comic on the Edge (1996)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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Hilarious clips from his classic performances and a sobering interview with Pryor himself capture the genius and pathos of the revolutionary comic.

Stars: Mel Watkins, Manny Roth, Ron De Biasio, Thom Mount

Votes: 50

50. Playing for Change (2003)

7.6
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Playing for Change is a musical journey of discovery that celebrates the freedom and lives of street musicians existing in America today. Focusing on the three cities of Los Angeles, New ... See full summary »

Directors: Mark Johnson, Jonathan Walls | Stars: Robert Bradley, R.O. Mackey

Votes: 73