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Major League Baseball: All Century Team (2000 Documentary)
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One hundred years in the making, the 'Major League Baseball All-Century Team' was an all-time roster chosen from the more than 15,000 men who played Major League Baseball in the 20th Century. (70 mins.)
 
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Baseball (1994 Mini-Series)
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A documentary on the history of the sport with major topics including Afro-American players, player/team owner relations and the resilience of the game. (1140 mins.)
 
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Prime 9 (2009 TV Series)
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9 hitters, 9 innings, Prime 9 the show where the best of the best baseball players in different categories are ranked
 
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The History of Rock 'n' Roll (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Rock 'n' Roll Explodes (1995)
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This volume of the series explores the roots of Rock 'n' Roll as a musical genre.
 
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Classic Albums: Judas Priest - British Steel (2001 Documentary)
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Judas Priest and producer Tom Allom talk about the creation of this classic heavy-metal album, it's naming and the recording process. There are video clips and a few live shots. (110 mins.)
Director: Tim Kirkby
 
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Classic Albums (1997 TV Series)
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All the band members discuss life in the feisty and debauched world of Motorhead, and the band plays some of their legendary tracks specially for the documentary. Archive footage and interviews are also featured.
 
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Metallica: Live Shit - Binge & Purge, San Diego (1993 Documentary)
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(340 mins.)
Director: Wayne Isham
 
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Slayer: Still Reigning (2004 Documentary)
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Most Slayer fans still hold up their album REIGN IN BLOOD as the band's true masterpiece. So when it came to recording a visual document of the band--entitled STILL REIGNING--the band turned to their 1986 record for inspiration.
Director: Dean Karr
 
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Behind the Music (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Megadeth (2001)
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Musical artists, their careers, their highs, their lows and everything in between are profiled and interviewed.
 
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Behind the Music (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Mötley Crüe (1998)
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Musical artists, their careers, their highs, their lows and everything in between are profiled and interviewed.
 
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Mötley Crüe: Carnival of Sins (2005 Documentary)
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A concert film by Motley Crue on the Carnival Of Sins Tour 2005 in Grand Rapids, Michigan U.S.A. (210 mins.)
Director: Hamish Hamilton
 
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Fleetwood Mac: Destiny Rules (2004 Documentary)
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FLEETWOOD MAC reunite for the first time (sans Christine McVie) to record their first studio album in over fifteen years... (79 mins.)
 
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Soundstage (2003 TV Series)
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Soundstage features live performances by a diverse roster of legendary and up-and-coming artists. The majority of the concerts are filmed before intimate studio audiences at WTTW's Grainger Studio, but occasionally Soundstage also hits the road.
 
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Serial Killers: Profiling the Criminal Mind (1999 Documentary)
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Former FBI agent John Douglas, the inventor of criminal profiling, leads a journey into the minds of the 20th Century's most notorious killers, including Charles Manson, John Wayne Gacy, and Jeffrey Dahmer. (200 mins.)
 
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Metal Evolution (2011 TV Series)
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Metal Evolution is broken down into episodes about a different piece of metal history. The series includes interviews with and about Alice Cooper...
 
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Iron Maiden: Flight 666 (2009 Documentary)
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A chronological account of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden's 2008 world tour through India, Australia, Japan, USA, Canada, Mexico and South America in a jet piloted by the band's front man, Bruce Dickinson. Features interviews with the musicians, their road crew and fans. (112 mins.)
 
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American Experience (1988 TV Series)
Episode: The Donner Party (1992)
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Doomed attempt to get to California in 1846. More than just a riveting tale of death, endurance and survival... (60 mins.)
 
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AC/DC: Live at Donington (1992 Documentary)
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Filmed coverage of legendary Australian band AC/DC's third headlining show at the "Monsters of Rock" festival in Castle Donington, UK. (120 mins.)
Director: David Mallet
 
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Metallica/Slayer/Megadeth/Anthrax: The Big 4 - Live from Sofia, Bulgaria (2010 Documentary)
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In 2010, for the first time ever, four giants of metal shared one stage for seven European shows. "Big Four," Metallica... (364 mins.)
Director: Nick Wickham
 
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Anvil: The Story of Anvil (2008 Documentary)
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Since 1978, Anvil has become one of heavy metal's most influential yet commercially unsuccessful acts. In 2006, after a fledging European tour Anvil sets out to record their thirteenth album and continue to follow their dreams. (80 mins.)
Director: Sacha Gervasi
 
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Classic Albums: Black Sabbath - Paranoid (2010 Documentary)
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The story of how the classic album "Paranoid" was made with stories from the horses-mouth to those who were influenced by its content, form and vitality. (55 mins.)
 
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Black Sabbath: The Black Sabbath Story, Volume 1 (1992 Video)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Martin Baker
 
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The Black Sabbath Story Vol. 2 (1992 Documentary)
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(44 mins.)
 
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Black Sabbath: The Last Supper (1999 Documentary)
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(106 mins.)
 
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Blink 182: The Urethra Chronicles (1999 Documentary)
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Blink-182's Urethra Chronicles is a fun look at the band's hilarious antics since they formed in 1992... (62 mins.)
 
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Riding in Vans with Boys (2003 Documentary)
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In the summer of 2002, blink-182 invited the little-known band Kut U Up to accompany them on The Pop Disaster Tour...
 
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Classic Albums: Def Leppard - Hysteria (2002 Documentary)
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One of the most successful hard rock bands, Def Leppard was plagued by death and tragedy. Hysteria is the band's most successful album... (100 mins.)
 
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Dio: Evil or Divine (2003 Video)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Ken Botelho
 
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Eagles: Hell Freezes Over (1994 Documentary)
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The Eagles perform in concert, in celebration of the group's reunion, which was supposed to occur "when hell freezes over." (100 mins.)
Director: Beth McCarthy
 
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Eagles: The Farewell 1 Tour - Live from Melbourne (2005 Video)
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(175 mins.)
Director: Carol Dodds
 
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Fleetwood Mac: The Dance (1997 Documentary)
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The long-awaited reunion of the "Rumours" version of Fleetwood Mac (Stevie Nicks, Christine McVie, John McVie... (90 mins.)
Director: Bruce Gowers
 
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Classic Albums (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Fleetwood Mac: Rumours (1997)
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The making of Fleetwood Mac's legendary Rumours album is chronicled. Interviews with all five band members are included...
 
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Fleetwood Mac: Destiny Rules (2004 Documentary)
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FLEETWOOD MAC reunite for the first time (sans Christine McVie) to record their first studio album in over fifteen years... (79 mins.)
 
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The Mick Fleetwood Story: Two Sticks and a Drum (2000 Documentary)
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Director: Richard Journo
 
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Rude Awakening (2002 Documentary)
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(140 mins.)
 
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Get Thrashed: The Story of Thrash Metal (2006 Documentary)
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The GET THRASHED journey begins in the early 80s, where Metallica and several other bands laid the groundwork... (100 mins.)
Director: Rick Ernst
 
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Global Metal (2008 Documentary)
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In GLOBAL METAL, directors Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn set out to discover how the West's most maligned musical genre... (93 mins.)
 
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God Bless Ozzy Osbourne (2011 Documentary)
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Ozzy Osbourne's four decade track record as a culturally relevant artist is unprecedented, but his personal struggles have been shrouded in secrecy... (120 mins.)
 
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Heavy Metal: Louder Than Life (2006 Documentary)
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This documentary is a considered look at the continuing story of Metal, in the words of the people that make it...
Director: Dick Carruthers
 
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Iron Maiden: Raising Hell (1993 Documentary)
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(113 mins.)
 
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Iron Maiden: Live After Death (1985 Documentary)
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Part of their World Slavery Tour, this, their Long Beach Arena shows, have finally come to the format of DVD... (90 mins.)
Director: James Yukich
 
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Iron Maiden: En Vivo! (2012 Video)
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(210 mins.)
Director: Andy Matthews
 
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Iron Maiden: Rock in Rio (2002 Documentary)
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Live concert on the back of 'Brave New World' album, showing why they're one of the greats, performing many hits from their long career, a band at its peak. (120 mins.)
Director: Dean Karr
 
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Classic Albums: Iron Maiden - The Number of the Beast (2001 Documentary)
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A behind the scenes look at the making of Iron Maiden's critically praised album 'The Number of the Beast' (80 mins.)
Director: Tim Kirkby
 
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Iron Maiden: Visions of the Beast (2003 Documentary)
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(154 mins.)
 
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Iron Maiden: Death on the Road (2006 Documentary)
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Iron Maiden and the New Wave of British Heavy Metal (2008 Documentary)
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A retrospective, in-depth look into the sub-culture that is known as the NWOBHM. From the guys' who were there and the music that influenced this new wave to the success of its leading light; Iron Maiden. (120 mins.)
 
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KISSology: The Ultimate KISS Collection (2006 Documentary)
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The early career and rise to fame of hard-rock group KISS 1973-1977. (379 mins.)
 
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Lemmy (2010 Documentary)
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A documentary on the life and career of revered heavy-metal musician Lemmy Kilmister. (116 mins.)
 
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Megadeth: Rust in Peace Live (2010 Video)
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In March 2010, Megadeth hit the road in celebration of the 20th anniversary of their classic 1990 album... (90 mins.)
Director: Kerry Asmussen
 
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Megadeth: That One Night - Live in Buenos Aires (2007 Documentary)
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Filmed live at Obras Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina on October 9, 2005! (95 mins.)
Director: Michael Sarna
 
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Metal Evolution (2011 TV Series)
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Metal Evolution is broken down into episodes about a different piece of metal history. The series includes interviews with and about Alice Cooper...
 
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Metal: A Headbanger's Journey (2005 Documentary)
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Sam Dunn is a 30-year old anthropologist who wrote his graduate thesis on the plight of Guatemalan refugees... (96 mins.)
 
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Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (2004 Documentary)
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A documentary crew followed Metallica for the better part of 2001-2003, a time of tension and release for the rock band, as they recorded their album St. Anger, fought bitterly, and sought the counsel of their on-call shrink. (141 mins.)
 
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Metallica: S&M (2000 Documentary)
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A live Metallica concert backed by a 80 piece symphony orchestra, conducted by Michael Kamen. Two songs are debuted, "- Human" and "No Leaf Clover". A documentary is included. It also was released on audio CD. (145 mins.)
Director: Wayne Isham
 
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Metallica: The Videos 1989-2004 (2006 Video)
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Metallica's music videos between 1989 and 2004 (141 mins.)
 
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Metallica - Français pour une nuit (2009 Video)
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Metallica Live in Nimes, France - over 2 hours of the greatest hits live in a breathtaking Roman Coliseum... (132 mins.)
 
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Metallica: Quebec Magnetic (2012 Video)
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(177 mins.)
Director: Wayne Isham
 
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A Year and a Half in the Life of Metallica (1992 Documentary)
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This DVD contains many never-seen-before interviews of Metal icons METALLICA, exploring the true lives of these larger-than-life heroes... (91 mins.)
Director: Adam Dubin
 
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Metallica: Cunning Stunts (1998 Documentary)
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The Metallica boys' trip to Texas is long and heavy, jam packed with thrash hits and a never before (at the time) heard song, Fuel. (130 mins.)
 
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Metallica: Cliff 'Em All! (1987 Documentary)
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Cliff 'Em All, Metallica's first video, is a tribute to late original bassist Cliff Burton. James Hetfield... (90 mins.)
 
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Metallica: Live Shit - Binge & Purge, Seattle (1993 Video)
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Metallica plays a live show in Seattle in 1989
Director: Michael Salomon
 
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Classic Albums: Metallica - The Black Album (2001 Documentary)
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The story of the making of this remarkable album is told here via exclusive interviews, archive footage and performance... (93 mins.)
 
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Metallimania (1997 Documentary)
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The wackiest, most dangerous, and drunkest rock and roll documentary ever made! Over 100 minutes of... (109 mins.)
Director: Marc Paschke
 
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Mötley Crüe: Lewd Crüed & Tattooed (2001 Documentary)
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(96 mins.)
Director: Dave Diomedi
 
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Mötley Crüe: Carnival of Sins (2005 Documentary)
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A concert film by Motley Crue on the Carnival Of Sins Tour 2005 in Grand Rapids, Michigan U.S.A. (210 mins.)
Director: Hamish Hamilton
 
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Ozzfest: 10th Anniversary (2005 Video)
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(150 mins.)
 
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Punk: Attitude (2005 Documentary)
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A documentary on the music, performers, attitude and distinctive look that made up punk rock. (90 mins.)
Director: Don Letts
 
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Pearl Jam Twenty (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary on the band Pearl Jam that marks their 20th anniversary in the year 2011. (109 mins.)
Director: Cameron Crowe
 
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Ozzy Osbourne: Don't Blame Me (1991 Documentary)
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An up-close and personal look at Ozzy Osbourne's then-23 year career. Revealing all his personal struggles with drugs, alcohol, lawsuits, but most of all, being a family man. (96 mins.)
Director: Jeb Brien
 
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Randy Rogers Band (2005 Video)
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(60 mins.)
 
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Born in the Basement (2007 Documentary)
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In 1980, the East Coast of North America experienced a massive culture clash of Punk, Disco, Stoner Music... (66 mins.)
 
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Slayer: War at the Warfield (2003 Documentary)
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Slayer at The Warfield in San Francisco, CA (91 mins.)
 
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Voliminal: Inside the Nine (2006 Documentary)
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A chaotic look at the world that is Slipknot. Onstage, backstage, and everywhere in between.
Director: Shawn Crahan
 
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Disasterpieces (2002 Video)
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Recorded live in London, England, this nine-(masked)-man band performs a live concert full of chaos... (100 mins.)
Director: Matthew Amos
 
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Taste of Chaos (2005 Video)
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Director: Dale Resteghini
 
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Type O Negative: Symphony for the Devil (2006 Video)
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(135 mins.)
 
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Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who (2007 Documentary)
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A documentary on The Who, featuring interviews with the band's two surviving members, Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey. (237 mins.)
 
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Until the Light Takes Us (2008 Documentary)
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Chronicles the history, ideology and aesthetic of Norwegian black metal - a musical subculture infamous... (93 mins.)
 
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Baseball's Golden Age (2008 TV Series)
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Home movies and color photos of baseball from the 1930s through the 1960s.
 
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Dem Bums: The Brooklyn Dodgers (2001 Documentary)
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The beloved "Boys Of Summer" are back in this critically-acclaimed National PBS Special Presentation... (70 mins.)
Director: Marino Amoruso
 
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Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals (2010 Documentary)
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An exploration of the fierce rivalry between NBA superstars Larry Bird and Magic Johnson during their decade of dominance. (85 mins.)
Director: Ezra Edelman
 
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Mantle (2005 Documentary)
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Documentary profiling the life and career of Mickey Mantle. Includes interviews with former teammates, family, and celebrities. (60 mins.)
Director: George Roy
 
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Mickey Mantle: In His Own Words (2003 Documentary)
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Mickey Mantle was an American Icon beloved by millions. In this critically-acclaimed film, originally seen on Fox Sports Net... (70 mins.)
Director: Marino Amoruso
 
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When It Was a Game 2 (1992 Documentary)
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Film consists solely of 8mm and 16mm film taken by players and fans from 1925 to 1961. All but approximately 6 minutes of the film is in color... (58 mins.)
 
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When It Was a Game 3 (2000 Documentary)
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When It Was a Game (1991 Documentary)
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This film consists solely of 8mm and 16mm film taken by players and fans from 1934 and 1957. All but a few minutes of the film are in color... (57 mins.)
 
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30 for 30 (2009 TV Series)
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ESPN Films' 30 for 30 is an unprecedented documentary series featuring today's finest storytellers from inside and outside of the sports world...
 
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4192: The Crowning of the Hit King (2010 Documentary)
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On the evening of September 11, 1985, before a sellout crowd of 52,000 at Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati... (115 mins.)
Director: Terry Lukemire
 
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America's Serial Killers: Portraits in Evil (2009 TV Series)
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(300 mins.)
 
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Auschwitz: The Nazis and the 'Final Solution' (2005 Mini-Series)
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The history of the Final Solution phase of the Nazi Holocaust, particularly with the most infamous of the death camps. (285 mins.)
 
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The Civil War (1990 Mini-Series)
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A comprehensive survey of the American Civil War. (680 mins.)