Films I Would Like To See Before I Return To The Stars

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1.
Mars (2010)
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The discovery of life on Mars places a robotic expedition and a manned mission in a race to the Red Planet. On the way we discover that love - biological, spiritual, and even mechanical - can flourish in all kinds of ways. (90 mins.)
Director: Geoff Marslett
 
2.
The Traveling Executioner (1970)
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Stacy Keach is electrifying as Jonas Candide, an ex-Carny who travels around the bayou with a portable electric chair. At $100 a head, he renders his services with loving care. (95 mins.)
Director: Jack Smight
 
3.
Uchû senkan Yamato (1974 TV Series)
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In the year 2199, the space battleship Yamato embarks on a voyage to the planet Iscandar, to retrieve a device that will rejuvenate a war-ravaged Earth. (30 mins.)
Director: Noboru Ishiguro
 
4.
Space Cruiser Yamato III (1980 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
5.
Jmeno kodu: Rubin (1997)
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This controversial feature blends documentary, archival footage and fiction into an elliptical narrative in which two young people in Prague... (80 mins.)
Director: Jan Nemec
 
6.
7 Years Underground: A 60's Tale (2011 Documentary)
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In 1964, after spending a one year protracted legal battle, co-club owners, Howard and Elly Solomon... (95 mins.)
 
7.
McCarthy: Death of a Witch Hunter (1975 Documentary)
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Documentary of the U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy, who rose to prominence in the early 1950s by trumpeting... (55 mins.)
 
8.
The People (1972 TV Movie)
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A young woman is assigned to teach school in a secluded valley whose inhabitants appear stern, secretive and anti-pleasure... (74 mins.)
Director: John Korty
 
9.
The Year 01 (1973)
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The film narrates a utopian abandonment, consensual and festive of the market economy and high productivity... (90 mins.)
 
10.
If Not Us, Who? (2011)
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(124 mins.)
Director: Andres Veiel
 
11.
Totsunyûseyo! Asama sansô jiken (2002)
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When radicals from Japan's Red Army took a woman hostage in the resort town of Karuizawa, Nagano in 1972... (130 mins.)
Director: Masato Harada
 
12.
Niki de Saint Phalle (1996 Documentary)
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In the sixties the painter and sculptor Niki de Saint Phalle started her career with shooting paintings... (93 mins.)
Director: Peter Schamoni
 
13.
Magia Russica (2004 Documentary)
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A poetic view of Russian animation and of cultural and social transformations Russian society has been gone through. It is about multi faceted and humorous animation, almost never exposed to western eyes. (96 mins.)
 
14.
Stolen Movie (1976 Short Film)
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Director: Craig Baldwin
 
15.
RocketKitKongoKit (1986 Short Film)
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Using instructions for constructing a rocket as a frame, the film explores the exploitation of Zaire (as was), by Western governments and corporations culminating in the establishment of a German rocket research company in the country. (30 mins.)
Director: Craig Baldwin
 
16.
Teatro sin fin (1965 Short Film)
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An assembly of footage of a shocking 'happening' performed by the Panic Movement ('Mouvement panique') in May 1965. (18 mins.)
 
17.
Deconstructing Dad: The Music, Machines and Mystery of Raymond Scott (2010 Documentary)
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His filmmaker son probes the professional and private lives of his remote but fascinating father: bandleader, composer, inventor, and electronic music pioneer Raymond Scott. (100 mins.)
Director: Stan Warnow
 
18.
Fire in the Water (1977)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Peter Whitehead
 
19.
The Fall (1969 Documentary)
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An extraordinary piece of filmmaking, an extremely personal statement on violence, revolution and the turbulence within late sixties America. (116 mins.)
Director: Peter Whitehead
 
20.
The Benefit of the Doubt (1967 Documentary)
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(70 mins.)
Director: Peter Whitehead
 
21.
Pink Floyd London '66-'67 (1967 Documentary)
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Shot by movie maestro Peter Whitehead, this film features rare full length performances from the classic... (30 mins.)
Director: Peter Whitehead
 
22.
Charlie Is My Darling (1966 Documentary)
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Two days in the life of the Rolling Stones during their tour of Ireland in 1965. (60 mins.)
Director: Peter Whitehead
 
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The Falconer (1998 TV Movie)
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Fictional documentary goes on the trail of sixties cultural renegade Peter Whitehead, underground filmmaker, writer, occultist and sometime falconer. (56 mins.)
 
25.
Dope (1968 Documentary)
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(90 mins.)
 
26.
Septembre chilien (1973 Documentary)
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(39 mins.)
 
27.
The Magic Flute (1986 TV Movie)
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(160 mins.)
Director: Henry Prokop
 
28.
The Body (1971 Documentary)
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A scientific documentary combining narration from anatomical experts and human biologists with interior and exterior camera shots examining the human body, along with a soundtrack using the human body as a medium. (112 mins.)
Director: Roy Battersby
 
29.
Savage Messiah (1972)
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Biographical film of the life of French sculptor Henri Gaudier-Brzeska. (97 mins.)
Director: Ken Russell
 
30.
Joschka und Herr Fischer (2011 Documentary)
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(138 mins.)
Director: Pepe Danquart
 
31.
Black Box BRD (2001 Documentary)
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Wolfgang Grams, RAF terrorist, killed in a police shoot out in 1993 was thought to be part of the 1989 murder of high placed banker Alfred Herrhausen... (102 mins.)
Director: Andres Veiel
 
32.
Todesspiel (1997 Documentary)
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A thrilling documentary with fictional elements based on the true story of the abduction of the president of the employer's association... (177 mins.)
 
34.
Baffled! (1973 TV Movie)
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Race car driver suffers from visions where he sees people killed. An ESP expert believes that his visions will really happen. (90 mins.)
Director: Philip Leacock
 
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The Hidan of Maukbeiangjow (1973)
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1970s spoof of American New Wave films, featuring a criminal couple on the run encountering a UFO cult. (93 mins.)
Director: Lee Jones
 
38.
After the Apocalypse (2004)
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AFTER THE APOCALYPSE is a futuristic drama about five survivors trying to make sense of a New World... (72 mins.)
 
39.
On Company Business (1980 Documentary)
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(179 mins.)
 
40.
Teenage Rebellion (1967 Documentary)
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A documentary exploring the "youth movement" of the 1960s.
 
41.
Duffy (1968)
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Duffy is a cunning aristocrat of criminals who is hired by Stefane, a young playboy, to hijack a boat... (101 mins.)
Director: Robert Parrish
 
42.
The Mind-Benders: LSD and the Hallucinogens (1967 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
This FDA film explores the history of hallucinogenic drugs, and specifically the effects and therapeutic uses of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)... (25 mins.)
Director: Lee R. Bobker
 
43.
American Revolution 2 (1969 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A gritty but essential documentary charting social turbulence in late 1960's Chicago. American Revolution... (86 mins.)
 
44.
Guy Debord, son art et son temps (1995 Documentary)
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(60 mins.)
Stars: Guy Debord
 
45.
The Field of Vision (2011 Short Film)
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Some truths are better left unknown. (26 mins.)
Director: Siri Rødnes
 
46.
The Wild Child (1970)
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In a French forest in 1798, a child is found who cannot walk, speak, read or write. A doctor becomes interested in the child and patiently attempts to civilize him. (83 mins.)
 
47.
Helvetica (2007 Documentary)
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A documentary about typography, graphic design, and global visual culture. (80 mins.)
Director: Gary Hustwit
 
48.
Objectified (2009 Documentary)
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A feature-length documentary about our complex relationship with manufactured objects and, by extension, the people who design them. (75 mins.)
Director: Gary Hustwit
 
49.
1990 (1977 TV Series)
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Drama set in an nightmarish "1984"-style future, where government bureaucracy has run riot. (55 mins.)
 
50.
The Crazy World of Julius Vrooder (1974)
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Julius Vrooder returns from the Vietnam War, pretending to be crazy to cope with the world which lands him in a VA hospital... (98 mins.)
Director: Arthur Hiller
 
51.
Eldridge Cleaver, Black Panther (1970 Documentary)
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(75 mins.)
Director: William Klein
 
52.
Runaway America (1982 Documentary)
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Director: Silvano Agosti
 
53.
The Barrel of a Gun (2010 Documentary)
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In 1981, black journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal was convicted of the murder of white Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner...
Director: Tigre Hill
 
54.
Transfer (2010)
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In a futuristic society where the wealthy get to live forever by swapping bodies with refugees, an elderly couple explores this opportunity with harsh consequences. (93 mins.)
Director: Damir Lukacevic
 
55.
1 P.M. (1971 Documentary)
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(90 mins.)
 
56.
Malcolm X (1972 Documentary)
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James Earl Jones narrates this fascinating and moving documentary about the life of the assassinated black leader through various sources. (91 mins.)
Director: Arnold Perl
 
57.
What We Do Is Secret (2007)
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A biopic of punk legend Darby Crash and his band, the Germs. (92 mins.)
Director: Rodger Grossman
 
58.
Karel Zeman Wizard of Animation the Journey Back (2011 Short Film)
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Karel Zeman - Wizard of Animation: The Journey Back (25 mins.)
Director: Clyde Lucas
 
59.
On the Beach (1959)
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After a global nuclear war, the residents of Australia must come to terms with the fact that all life will be destroyed in a matter of months. (134 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kramer
 
60.
Paris Does Not Exist (1969)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Robert Benayoun
 
61.
The Suns of Easter Island (1972)
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Six people find a mysterious mark in the center of their left hand and all independently go to Easter Island in hopes to uncover the mystery.
Director: Pierre Kast
 
62.
Free Cinema (1986 Documentary)
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Survey of the British 'Free Cinema' movement, remarkable for the narrator's wit and clarity of vision. (53 mins.)
 
63.
Cointelpro 101 (2010 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Cointelpro 101 exposes illegal surveillance, disruption, and outright murder committed by the US government in the 1950s... (56 mins.)
Stars: Liz Derias
 
64.
Les vampires (1915)
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An intrepid reporter and his loyal friend battle a bizarre secret society of criminals known as The Vampires. (399 mins.)
Director: Louis Feuillade
 
65.
The Diary of One Who Disappeared (1979 TV Movie)
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(35 mins.)
Director: Jaromil Jires
 
66.
Los guerreros del sol (1977 Documentary)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Manuel Boudou
 
67.
Serious as Pleasure (1975)
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(96 mins.)
Director: Robert Benayoun
 
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69.
Secret Rites (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
Pseudo-documentary about black magic. (47 mins.)
Director: Derek Ford
 
70.
Miss Leslie's Dolls (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A gay drag queen with a mother fixation terrorizes a city, hunting down, killing and dismembering women. (85 mins.)
 
71.
Manifestations of Shiva (1980 Documentary)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Malcolm Leigh
 
72.
Erotic Fantasies (1971 Short Film)
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(44 mins.)
Director: Malcolm Leigh
 
73.
The Window Cleaner (1968 Short Film)
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A window cleaner suffers from a fear of heights, until he is seduced by one of his customers. (35 mins.)
Director: Malcolm Leigh
 
74.
Well of Time (1970 Short Film)
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(28 mins.)
Director: Malcolm Leigh
 
75.
The Sword and the Geisha (1971 Short Film)
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(30 mins.)
Director: Malcolm Leigh
 
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Secrets of the Gods (1976 Documentary)
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Director: William Sachs
 
78.
The Age of the Earth (1980)
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The day that Pier Paolo Pasolini was killed, Glauber Rocha decided to make this film about the life of Christ in the Third World... (140 mins.)
Director: Glauber Rocha
 
79.
Operation Julie (1985 TV Movie)
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(180 mins.)
Director: Bob Mahoney
 
80.
A Village for Christmas (1974 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(26 mins.)
 
81.
Omnibus (1967 TV Series)
Episode: Big Ware (1975)
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Arts documentary series.Also with concerts and experimental dramatizations.
 
82.
K.491... In Preparation (1983 Documentary)
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(55 mins.)
 
83.
Vali (1967 Documentary)
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(65 mins.)
 
84.
The Invasion of Thunderbolt Pagoda (1968 Short Film)
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(30 mins.)
Director: Ira Cohen
 
85.
Femina (1991)
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After her husband leaves and her mother dies, Bogna Wegner recollects her childhood memories and experiences a sexual awakening from her past. (84 mins.)
Director: Piotr Szulkin
 
86.
Is Everybody Happy But Me? (1981 Documentary)
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(90 mins.)
 
87.
Disco xing kuang re (1980)
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Director: Steve Chen Kung
 
88.
Humanes Töten (1980)
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The young butcher's assistant Mann gets lost in a gloomy, cold alienated world in this new wave avantgarde tale. (90 mins.)
 
89.
Konstruktor krasnogo tsveta (1993 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
(76 mins.)
 
91.
S.O.S. (2004)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Ippolit A.
 
92.
Neonstadt (1982)
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Episode movie about the no-future generation of the early 1980s in West Germany. (105 mins.)
 
93.
Brennende Langeweile - Bored Teenagers (1979 TV Movie)
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(85 mins.)
Director: Wolfgang Büld
 
94.
Crazy Boys (1988)
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(99 mins.)
Director: Ikuo Sekimoto
 
95.
Second Verdict (1976 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
How the mentally challenged Marinus van der Lubbe was framed for arson by the Nazis.
 
96.
Tierra mágica (1959 Documentary)
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(92 mins.)
 
97.
UFO in Her Eyes (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A mysterious Chinese peasant woman one day claims she has seen a UFO, from that day the world turns to upside down. The film is a metaphoric political satire on post-Mao era China. (110 mins.)
Director: Xiaolu Guo
 
98.
Oshin (1984)
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Director: Eiichi Yamamoto
 
99.
Images (1981 TV Movie)
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Multi award winning author Alan Garner uses the wild and dramatic countryside near his Cheshire home to communicate images of time, space and emotion.
Director: Edward Joffe
 
100.
Spooky (1983 TV Series)
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A precursor to the later Dramarama series, Spooky explores the supernatural, and ventures into the dark corners of the imagination. (25 mins.)