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30 for 30 (2009 TV Series)
Episode: The Two Escobars (2010)
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The rise of Colombian soccer is attributed to the influx of drug money into the sport by Pablo Escobar and the other drug cartels. However, the team's swift decline after Escobar's death results in the murder of star player Andres Escobar. (60 mins.)
 
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Cropsey (2009 Documentary)
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Realizing the urban legend of their youth has actually come true; two filmmakers delve into the mystery surrounding five missing children and the real-life boogeyman linked to their disappearances. (84 mins.)
 
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Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired (2008 Documentary)
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Examines the public scandal and private tragedy which led to legendary filmmaker Roman Polanski's sudden flight from the United States. (99 mins.)
Director: Marina Zenovich
 
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H.H. Holmes: America's First Serial Killer (2004 Documentary)
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Torture chambers, acid vats, greased chutes and gassing rooms were just some of the devices of death designed by the Torture Doctor, H.H. Holmes in his castle of horrors. Follows Holmes' entire life as a criminal mastermind. (64 mins.)
Director: John Borowski
 
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Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer (2003 Documentary)
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Nick Broomfield's second documentary on Aileen Carol Wuornos, a highway prostitute who was executed in 2002 for killing six men in the state of Florida. This second installment includes the filmmaker's testimony at Wournous's trial. (93 mins.)
 
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Manson (1973 Documentary)
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Documentary on Charles Manson and his family. Has a number of insightful interviews with many family... (83 mins.)
 
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The End (2008 Documentary)
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The End reveals the bloody history and confessions of the cockney gangster. (81 mins.)
Director: Nicola Collins
 
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The Charles Bukowski Tapes (1987 Documentary)
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Barbet Schroeder interviews Bukowski. (240 mins.)
 
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William S. Burroughs: A Man Within (2010 Documentary)
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William S. Burroughs: featuring never before seen footage as well as exclusive interviews with his closest friends and colleagues... (87 mins.)
Director: Yony Leyser
 
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The True Story of Killing Pablo (2002 Documentary)
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The career and death of notorious Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar.
Director: David Keane
 
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Serial Killers: The Real Life Hannibal Lecters (2001 Documentary)
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This documentary examines a selection of real life serial killers and compares them to the fictional Hannibal Lecter. (60 mins.)
Director: Sean Buckley
 
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American Masters (1985 TV Series)
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The life story of Louisa May Alcott based on her writings as well as those of family, friends and associates. (90 mins.)
 
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American Masters (1985 TV Series)
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The life and work of Allen Ginsberg, the greatest of the Beat Generation poets is put in focus in this film (90 mins.)
 
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The Source: The Story of the Beats and the Beat Generation (1999 Documentary)
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Traces the Beats from Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac's meeting in 1944 at Columbia University to the deaths of Ginsberg and William S... (88 mins.)
Director: Chuck Workman
 
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American Masters (1985 TV Series)
Episode: Bob Marley: Rebel Music (2000)
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Profile of the life and music of the legendary reggae singer. (90 mins.)
 
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American Masters (1985 TV Series)
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Documentary on the legendary Hollywood movie mogul, who created his own independent production company to produce such classics as Dodsworth... (90 mins.)
 
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American Masters (1985 TV Series)
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The life story of Louisa May Alcott based on her writings as well as those of family, friends and associates. (90 mins.)
 
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American Masters (1985 TV Series)
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The life story of Louisa May Alcott based on her writings as well as those of family, friends and associates. (90 mins.)
 
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American Masters (1985 TV Series)
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The life story of Louisa May Alcott based on her writings as well as those of family, friends and associates. (90 mins.)
 
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American Masters (1985 TV Series)
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Ric Burns unearths rarely seen footage and offers keen observations on the life and artistic influence of Andy Warhol. (90 mins.)
 
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American Masters (1985 TV Series)
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The life story of Louisa May Alcott based on her writings as well as those of family, friends and associates. (90 mins.)
 
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American Masters (1985 TV Series)
Episode: LennoNYC (2010)
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A look at the period of time musician John Lennon and his family spent living in New York City during the 1970s. (90 mins.)
 
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American Masters (1985 TV Series)
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A film about the career and methods of the master silent comedy filmmaker. (90 mins.)