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1.
Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff (2010 Documentary)
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In 2001 Jack Cardiff (1914-2009) became the first director of photography in the history of the Academy Awards to win an Honorary Oscar... (86 mins.)
Director: Craig McCall
 
2.
Visions of Light (1992 Documentary)
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Cameramen and women discuss the craft and art of cinematography and of the "DP" (the director of photography)... (92 mins.)
 
3.
These Amazing Shadows (2011 Documentary)
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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. (88 mins.)
 
4.
The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (2004 Documentary)
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Documentary about the art of film editing. Clips are shown from many groundbreaking films with innovative editing styles. (98 mins.)
Director: Wendy Apple
 
5.
Side by Side (2012 Documentary)
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The documentary investigates the history, process and workflow of both digital and photochemical film creation. (99 mins.)
Director: Chris Kenneally
 
6.
The Pervert's Guide to Cinema (2006 Documentary)
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THE PERVERT'S GUIDE TO CINEMA takes the viewer on an exhilarating ride through some of the greatest movies ever made... (150 mins.)
Director: Sophie Fiennes
 
7.
A Decade Under the Influence (2003 Documentary)
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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. (138 mins.)
 
8.
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood (2003 Documentary)
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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. (119 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Bowser
 
9.
A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995 Documentary)
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Martin Scorsese describes his initial and growing obsession with films from the 1940s and 50s as the art form developed and grew with clips from classics and cult classics. (225 mins.)
 
10.
Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991 Documentary)
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Documentary that chronicles how Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now was plagued by extraordinary script, shooting, budget, and casting problems--nearly destroying the life and career of the celebrated director. (96 mins.)
 
11.
Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures (2001 Documentary)
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The career and life of Stanley Kubrick is explored through pictures, clips from his films, his old home movies, comments from his colleagues and a narration by Tom Cruise. (142 mins.)
Director: Jan Harlan
 
12.
This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006 Documentary)
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Kirby Dick's exposé about the American movie ratings board. (98 mins.)
Director: Kirby Dick
 
13.
No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos (2008 Documentary)
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The lifelong friendship of the great cinematographers Laszlo Kovacs and Vilmos Zsigmond and their impact on American cinema. (86 mins.)
 
14.
Tales from the Script (2009 Documentary)
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War stories and life lessons from the industry's top writers. (105 mins.)
Director: Peter Hanson
 
15.
Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! (2008 Documentary)
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The story of the Australian exploitation genre cinema of 1970s and 80s. (103 mins.)
Director: Mark Hartley
 
16.
Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner (2007 Documentary)
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The definitive three-and-a-half hour documentary about the troubled creation and enduring legacy of the science fiction classic "Blade Runner," culled from 80 interviews and hours of never-before-seen outtakes and lost footage. (214 mins.)
 
17.
Brando (2007 Documentary)
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The life and legacy of Marlon Brando and how he changed acting. (165 mins.)
 
18.
Blood, Boobs & Beast (2007 Documentary)
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Blood, Boobs and Beast tells the compelling story of Don Dohler, whose movies have been called everything... (75 mins.)
 
19.
Wanderlust (2006 Documentary)
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A documentary on road movies and their effect on American culture. (84 mins.)
 
20.
Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream (2005 Documentary)
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From 1970-1977, six low budget films shown at midnight transformed the way we make and watch films. (88 mins.)
Director: Stuart Samuels
 
21.
Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust (2004 Documentary)
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The history of Hollywood's handling of the Nazis and its later depiction of the Holocaust they perpetrated. (92 mins.)
Director: Daniel Anker
 
22.
Edgar G. Ulmer - The Man Off-screen (2004 Documentary)
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A documentary about the "King of B-Movies", Edgar G. Ulmer. It includes interviews with well-known filmmakers Roger Corman, Peter Bogdanovich, Wim Wenders, Joe Dante, and Ulmers's daughter, Arianne Ulmer. (77 mins.)
Director: Michael Palm
 
23.
Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin (2003 Documentary)
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Narrated by Sydney Pollack, film critic Richard Schickel's dazzling two-hour plus documentary to one of the towering figures in film: Charles Chaplin... (132 mins.)
 
24.
Hell's Highway: The True Story of Highway Safety Films (2003 Documentary)
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The history of traffic safety educational films and their notoriously lurid content. (91 mins.)
Director: Bret Wood
 
25.
An Evening with Kevin Smith (2002 Documentary)
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Kevin Smith interacts in Q&A sessions throughout various college stops in the USA. (224 mins.)
Director: J.M. Kenny
 
26.
Lost in La Mancha (2002 Documentary)
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Terry Gilliam's doomed attempt to get his film, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, off the ground. (93 mins.)
 
27.
The Kid Stays in the Picture (2002 Documentary)
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Documentary about legendary Paramount producer Robert Evans (the film shares the same name as Evans's famous 1994 autobiography). (93 mins.)
 
28.
The Short Films of David Lynch (2002 Documentary)
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A collection of visionary director David Lynch's short films from the first 29 years of his career is accompanied by a special introduction to each film by the director himself. (97 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
 
29.
Masters of Horror (2002 Documentary)
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More clips from horror movies, plus interviews with other horror legends. (90 mins.)
 
30.
The 'Alien' Saga (2002 Documentary)
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The special edition of the Alien saga. (108 mins.)
Director: Brent Zacky
 
31.
The Tramp and the Dictator (2002 Documentary)
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A look at the parallel lives of Charles Chaplin and Adolf Hitler and how they crossed with the creation of The Great Dictator. (56 mins.)
 
32.
Life Goes On (2002 Documentary)
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The absurd and often surrealistic story of the last propaganda film of the Third Reich. (86 mins.)
 
33.
The Matrix Revisited (2001 Documentary)
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An "extras-only" DVD, packed with documentaries and behind-the-scenes footage from the filming of the ground-breaking 1999 movie "The Matrix"... (123 mins.)
Director: Josh Oreck
 
34.
Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies (2001 Documentary)
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You've heard of Hollywood, a town of tinsel and glamour, the town of Paramount, Columbia and MGM.  But there is another Hollywood... (89 mins.)
Director: Ray Greene
 
35.
The American Nightmare (2000 Documentary)
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An examination into the nature of 1960's-70's horror films, the involved artists, and how they reflected contemporary society. (73 mins.)
Director: Adam Simon
 
36.
My Best Fiend (1999 Documentary)
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In the 1950s, an adolescent Werner Herzog was transfixed by a film performance of the young Klaus Kinski... (95 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
37.
American Movie (1999 Documentary)
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Documentary about an aspiring filmmaker's attempts to finance his dream project by finally completing the low-budget horror film he abandoned years before. (107 mins.)
Director: Chris Smith
 
38.
Divine Trash (1998 Documentary)
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The life and times of Baltimore film maker and midnight movie pioneer, John Waters. Intercut with a... (97 mins.)
Director: Steve Yeager
 
39.
Behind the Planet of the Apes (1998 Documentary)
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The story behind the making of the 5 "Planet of the Apes" movies. (127 mins.)
 
40.
The Hamster Factor and Other Tales of Twelve Monkeys (1996 Documentary)
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A documentary following Terry Gilliam through the creation of "12 Monkeys" (1995) (88 mins.)
 
41.
The Celluloid Closet (1995 Documentary)
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A documentary surveying the various Hollywood screen depictions of homosexuals and the attitudes behind them throughout the history of North American film. (102 mins.)
 
42.
Lumière and Company (1995 Documentary)
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40 international directors were asked to make a short film using the original Cinematographe invented by the Lumière brothers. (88 mins.)
 
43.
The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl (1993 Documentary)
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A documentary about the life and work of Leni Riefenstahl, a German film director most notorious for making the most effective propaganda films for the Nazis. (180 mins.)
Director: Ray Müller
 
44.
The Godfather Family: A Look Inside (1990 Documentary)
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A documentary on the making of the three Godfather films, with interviews and recollections from the film makers and cast... (73 mins.)
Director: Jeff Werner
 
45.
The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson (1990 Documentary)
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While The Muppets prepare a tribute to the late Jim Henson, they learn about the life and career of the renowned puppeteer/film maker. (47 mins.)
Director: Don Mischer
 
46.
Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky (1988 Documentary)
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Documentary on the making of "The Sacrifice." (102 mins.)
 
47.
A.K. (1985 Documentary)
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A documentary that shows the production of Ran and discusses the film techniques of Kurosawa himself. (75 mins.)
Director: Chris Marker
 
48.
Burden of Dreams (1982 Documentary)
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A documentary on the chaotic production of Werner Herzog's epic Fitzcarraldo, showing how the film... (95 mins.)
Director: Les Blank
 
49.
Directed by John Ford (1971 Documentary)
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A documentary on the life and films of director John Ford. (99 mins.)
 
50.
Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One (1968 Documentary)
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Filmmaker William Greaves auditioned acting students for a fictional drama, while simultaneously shooting the behind-the-scenes drama taking place. (75 mins.)
Director: William Greaves
 
51.
The Coen Brothers (2000 Documentary)
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A documentary showing the lives of the famous directors Ethan Coen and Joel Coen. Including many guests featuring in their films.
Director: Sarah Aspinall
 
52.
The Pixar Story (2007 Documentary)
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A look at the first years of Pixar Animation Studios - from the success of "Toy Story" and Pixar's promotion of talented people... (87 mins.)
Director: Leslie Iwerks
 
53.
My Voyage to Italy (2001 Documentary)
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World-renowned director Martin Scorsese narrates this journey through his favorites in Italian cinema. (246 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
54.
Empire of Dreams: The Story of the 'Star Wars' Trilogy (2004 Documentary)
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An in-depth making of documentary about the original Star Wars trilogy, covering the productions of the three films and their impact on popular culture. (151 mins.)
 
55.
Halloween: 25 Years of Terror (2006 Documentary)
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A retrospective documentary about the Halloween movie franchise. (83 mins.)
 
56.
I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale (2009 Documentary)
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A portrait of the acting craft of John Cazale and a tour through the movies that defined a generation. (39 mins.)
Director: Richard Shepard
“ Short film included as a companion piece to 'The Godfather Family: A Look Inside.' ” - richie-tm
 
57.
Stanley Kubrick's Boxes (2008 Documentary)
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A few years after his death, the widow of Stanley Kubrick (1928-1999) asks Jon Ronson to look through... (48 mins.)
Director: Jon Ronson
“ A short film, yet a nice companion piece to 'Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures.' ” - richie-tm
 
59.
Look, Up in the Sky! The Amazing Story of Superman (2006 Documentary)
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The history of the comic book superhero, Superman in his various media incarnations. (115 mins.)
Director: Kevin Burns
 
60.
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010 Documentary)
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Explore the origins of "dream demon" Freddy Krueger in this award-winning documentary that takes you behind the scenes of the most frightening and imaginative horror franchise in motion picture history! (240 mins.)
 
61.
American Grindhouse (2010 Documentary)
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A documentary about the history of exploitation movies, from the silent movie era to the 1970s. (80 mins.)
Director: Elijah Drenner
 
62.
Overnight (2003 Documentary)
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A documentary on the rise and stumble of Troy Duffy, the bartender-cum-filmmaker who was swept up by Miramax's Harvey Weinstein to turn his script for The Boondock Saints into a feature film. (82 mins.)
 
63.
Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009 Documentary)
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The story of the Disney Renaissance, an incredibly prolific, successful and prestigious decade lasting from 1984 to 1994 that saw the fallen Walt Disney Animation Studios' unexpected progressive triumphant return to excellence. (86 mins.)
Director: Don Hahn
 
64.
John Huston: The Man, the Movies, the Maverick (1988 Documentary)
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Biography of risk-taker and raconteur John Huston from his childhood to become one of the most highly respected filmmakers in the world. (126 mins.)
Director: Frank Martin
 
65.
Joan Crawford: The Ultimate Movie Star (2002 Documentary)
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In this documentary on the life of 'Joan Crawford', we learn why she should be remembered as the great actress she was... (87 mins.)
 
66.
Steve McQueen: The Essence of Cool (2005 Documentary)
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The life and times of actor Steve McQueen, on the 75th anniversary of his birth (87 mins.)
Director: Mimi Freedman
 
67.
Louise Brooks: Looking for Lulu (1998 Documentary)
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Documentary recounting the life story of Louise Brooks in 5 sections: "Lulu in Toe Shoes"; "Lulu in... (60 mins.)
 
68.
The Five Obstructions (2003 Documentary)
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About a filmmaker not only revisiting, but also recreating (not in a conventional sense) one of his first films, The Perfect Human / Det perfekte menneske (1967) (90 mins.)
 
69.
Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010 Documentary)
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A documentary analyzing the furore which so-called "video nasties" caused in Britain during the 1980s. (72 mins.)
Director: Jake West
 
70.
Nightmares in Red, White and Blue: The Evolution of the American Horror Film (2009 Documentary)
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An exploration of the appeal of horror films, with interviews of many legendary directors in the genre. (96 mins.)
Director: Andrew Monument
 
71.
Double Dare (2004 Documentary)
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DOUBLE DARE is a double-barreled, action-packed documentary about the struggles of two stuntwomen in male-dominated Tinseltown to stay working, stay thin, and stay sane. (81 mins.)
Director: Amanda Micheli
 
72.
Reel Injun (2009 Documentary)
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The history of the depiction of Native Americans in Hollywood films. (85 mins.)
 
73.
This Filthy World (2006 Documentary)
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Jeff Garlin's documentary on the work of John Waters. (86 mins.)
Director: Jeff Garlin
 
74.
The Haunted World of Edward D. Wood Jr. (1995 Documentary)
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How was it possible that a movie like "Plan 9 from Outerspace" could be made? This documentary about Ed Wood Jr.'s masterpiece gives the answer. (89 mins.)
Director: Brett Thompson
 
75.
A Constant Forge (2000 Documentary)
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A look at the life, times, and art of independent film pioneer John Cassavetes through interviews with his family, friends, and admirers of his work. (200 mins.)
 
76.
Hollywoodism: Jews, Movies and the American Dream (1998 Documentary)
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The history of the influence of Eastern European Jewish Emigre culture has had on Hollywood and the films created in its golden age. (98 mins.)
 
77.
Katharine Hepburn: All About Me (1993 Documentary)
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(70 mins.)
Director: David Heeley
 
78.
All About 'The Birds' (2000 Documentary)
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A wonderfully informative 80-minute documentary combining current interviews with archival materials and scenes from the film... (80 mins.)
 
79.
Official Rejection (2009 Documentary)
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A documentary following the exploits of a group of filmmakers as they take their independent feature, Ten 'til Noon, along the film festival circuit, and the politics, pitfalls, triumphs and comic tragedies they encounter along the way. Full of interviews with important players in the indie world, this is a must see for young filmmakers on what happens when the shooting stops. (108 mins.)
Director: Paul Osborne
 
80.
Cleopatra: The Film That Changed Hollywood (2001 Documentary)
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A trip through the idiosyncrasies and difficulties of making one of the most tormented movies ever filmed. (119 mins.)
 
81.
That's Dancing! (1985 Documentary)
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The history of dance depicted on film. (105 mins.)
Director: Jack Haley Jr.
 
82.
Reel Radicals: The Sixties Revolution in Film (2002 Documentary)
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This 90-minute documentary illustrates how directors pushed boundaries and altered the art of filmmaking during the turbulent... (90 mins.)
 
83.
George Stevens: D-Day to Berlin (1994 Documentary)
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(46 mins.)
 
84.
That's Entertainment! (1974)
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Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favourite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history. (135 mins.)
Director: Jack Haley Jr.
 
85.
That's Entertainment, Part II (1976 Documentary)
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Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including... (133 mins.)
Director: Gene Kelly
 
86.
That's Entertainment! III (1994 Documentary)
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Some of MGM's musical stars review the studio's history of musicals. From The Hollywood Revue of 1929 to Brigadoon... (113 mins.)
 
87.
Down from the Mountain (2000 Documentary)
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This is a documentary about the musical artists who performed the songs in the Coen Brothers' film O Brother, Where Art Thou? (98 mins.)
 
88.
Cleanflix (2009 Documentary)
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When a small Utah-based edited movie company is caught sanitizing Hollywood's copyrighted material, the film industry strikes back with a devastating blow. (92 mins.)
 
89.
40,000 Years of Dreaming (1997 Documentary)
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Australian born film maker George (Mad Max) Miller offers a personal view of Australian films. He suggests that they can be regarded as visual music... (67 mins.)
Director: George Miller
 
90.
The Year of the Rat (2003 Documentary)
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Making a studio film is a huge collaborative effort, whether it's an epic period blockbuster or a small... (73 mins.)
Director: Julie Ng
 
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92.
Hammer: The Studio That Dripped Blood! (1987 Documentary)
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A retrospective of the films of Britain's Hammer Studios, renowned for making stylish horror films in the 1950s... (50 mins.)
 
93.
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006 Documentary)
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A documentary on the history of the slasher film. (88 mins.)
 
94.
Flesh and Blood: The Hammer Heritage of Horror (1994 Documentary)
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The history of Hammer Films and their legacy, narrated by the studio's most beloved stars, Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee. (100 mins.)
Director: Ted Newsom
 
95.
Dario Argento's World of Horror (1985 Documentary)
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Documentary on horror/mystery film maker Dario Argento. Features an in-depth interview with Argento and covers his work from 1969 to 1985. (76 mins.)
Director: Michele Soavi
 
96.
Jack Pierce: The Man Behind the Monsters (2002 Documentary)
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The life of Universal makeup legend Jack P. Pierce is told through narration, stills, and recreations of scenes from six famous Universal horror films... (72 mins.)
Director: Scott Essman
 
97.
His Name Was Jason: 30 Years of Friday the 13th (2009 Documentary)
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A documentary exploring 30 years of the "Friday The 13th" film series featuring all new interviews with cast and crew from all 12 films and various horror fans and filmmakers. (90 mins.)
Director: Daniel Farrands
 
98.
Just Desserts: The Making of 'Creepshow' (2007 Documentary)
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Details the making of Stephen King & George A. Romero's 1982 horror anthology classic, from conception through to completion. (90 mins.)
Director: Michael Felsher
 
99.
The Captains (2011 Documentary)
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The Captains is a feature length documentary film written and directed by William Shatner. The film follows Shatner as he interviews the other actors whom have portrayed Starship captains within the illustrious science-fiction franchise. (97 mins.)
Director: William Shatner
 
100.
Man with a Movie Camera (1929 Documentary)
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A man travels around a city with a camera slung over his shoulder, documenting urban life with dazzling invention. (68 mins.)
Director: Dziga Vertov