My DVDs: Music and Docsby General_Ripper | created - 15 Jan 2013 | updated - 1 week ago | Public
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R | 93 min | Documentary, Music
Documentary showcase, what life was like for the music artists living during the Los Angeles Heavy Metal scene in the mid and late 1980s.
Votes: 2,603 | Gross: $0.37M
5. Gimme Shelter (1970)
R | 91 min | Documentary, Music, Thriller
A harrowing documentary of the Stones' 1969 tour, with much of the focus on the tragic concert at Altamont.
Votes: 9,043 | Gross: $0.25M
8. The Aristocrats (2005)
Unrated | 89 min | Documentary, Comedy
One hundred superstar comedians tell the same very, VERY dirty, filthy joke--one shared privately by comics since Vaudeville.
Votes: 15,360 | Gross: $6.38M
9. Year of the Horse (1997)
R | 106 min | Documentary, Music
This film documents Neil Young and Crazy Horse's 1996 concert tour. Jim Jarmusch interviews the band about their long history, and we see backstage footage from the 1970s and 1980s.
Votes: 1,584 | Gross: $0.19M
10. Val Lewton: The Man in the Shadows (2007 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 77 min | Documentary
Martin Scorsese narrates this tribute to Val Lewton, the producer of a series of memorable low-budget horror films for RKO Studios. Raised by his mother and his aunt, his films often ... See full summary »
11. Metallica: Cunning Stunts (1998 Video)
R | 130 min | Documentary, Music
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.
12. The Art of Action: Martial Arts in Motion Picture (2002 TV Movie)
105 min | Documentary
A look at the history of martial arts films from their chinese roots to the present, presented by Samuel L. Jackson.
13. Watch the Skies!: Science Fiction, the 1950s and Us (2005 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 56 min | Documentary
Directors Stephen Spielberg, George Lucas, Ridley Scott and James Cameron discuss the science fiction movies of the 1950s that influenced them.
15. Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who (2007)
Not Rated | 237 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary on The Who, featuring interviews with the band's two surviving members, Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey.
16. American Drug War: The Last White Hope (2007)
Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Crime
The War on Drugs has become the longest and most costly war in American history, the question has become, how much more can the country endure? Inspired by the death of four family members ... See full summary »
17. Stanley Kubrick's Boxes (2008 TV Movie)
48 min | Documentary, Biography
A few years after his death, the widow of Stanley Kubrick (1928-1999) asks Jon Ronson to look through the contents of about 1,000 boxes of meticulously sorted materials Kubrick left. Ronson... See full summary »
19. Burden of Dreams (1982)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary
A documentary on the chaotic production of Werner Herzog's epic Fitzcarraldo (1982), showing how the film managed to get made despite problems that would have floored a less obsessively ... See full summary »
20. The John Garfield Story (2003 TV Movie)
58 min | Documentary, Biography
This documentary, aired on the Turner Classic Movies (TCM) cable network, looks at the life and career of John Garfield, whose career was cut short when he died at age 39. His difficult ... See full summary »
21. The Age of Believing: The Disney Live Action Classics (2008 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 80 min | Documentary
Along with his legendary cartoons, Walt Disney produced a marvelous array of live action classics that came about through the use of his singular style, hard work and an unwavering belief in this vision.
22. Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1982)
R | 77 min | Documentary, Comedy
The Monty Python troupe perform a combination of classic sketches and new material at the Hollywood Bowl.
Votes: 12,065 | Gross: $0.33M
23. The Secret Land (1948)
Approved | 71 min | Documentary
This documentary, filmed entirely by military photographers, recounts the U.S. Navy's 1946-47 expedition to Antarctica, known as Operation High Jump. The expedition was under the overall ... See full summary »
24. Encounters at the End of the World (2007)
G | 99 min | Documentary
Film-maker Werner Herzog travels to the McMurdo Station in Antarctica, looking to capture the continent's beauty and investigate the characters living there.
Votes: 15,104 | Gross: $0.94M
25. Becoming Attractions: The Trailers of Humphrey Bogart (2000 TV Movie)
45 min | Documentary
Robert Osbourne hosts this television special, in which many trailers for Humphrey Bogart's films are presented here to show how he established himself in Hollywood. Trailers featured are ... See full summary »
Les Français vus par (1988– )
The Cowboy and the Frenchman
26 min | Comedy, Drama
Little seen short film by David Lynch is set on a ranch in the turn-of-the-20th Century Wild West, USA is a collision of cultures where a grizzled, hard-of-hearing cowboy, Silm, and his two... See full summary »
29. Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1973)
PG | 90 min | Documentary, Music
The July 3rd, 1973 historic concert of the 'leper Messiah'. This was to be David Bowie's last concert with the Ziggy persona and the Spiders from Mars. A great medley of 'Wild Eyed Boy From... See full summary »
Votes: 2,216 | Gross: $0.16M
Prophets of Science Fiction (2011– )
TV-PG | 43 min | Documentary
Isaac Asimov dreamed of a better future where robots can do mankind's dirty work. His I, Robot stories led to the creation of real-life industrial robots--and inspired generations to ... See full summary »
33. Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story (2007)
Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary, Biography
Chronicles the last great American showman, filmmaker William Castle, a master of ballyhoo who became a brand name in movie horror with his outrageous audience participation gimmicks.
Not Rated | 208 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
35. Alice Cooper: Prime Cuts (1991 Video)
90 min | Documentary
This video documentary follows Alice's career from his discovery by Frank Zappa at the Wiskey-a-GoGo in Los Angeles to his "Hey Stoopid" album in 1991. It looks at his personal life, like ... See full summary »
37. Queen Live at Wembley '86 (1986 TV Movie)
300 min | Documentary, Music
One of the world's biggest bands return to the scene of their Live Aid (1985) triumph a year earlier to play all their greatest hits in front of a packed Wembley Stadium.
38. We Will Rock You: Queen Live in Concert (1982 Video)
Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, Music
Film of Queen's live concert in Montreal, Canada 1981. Featuring Freddie Mercury, Brian May, John Deacon, and Roger Taylor.
40. Nirvana: Live at the Paramount (2011)
Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary, Music
On Halloween 1991, Nirvana played live at the Paramount Theater in Seattle. Songs from both albums, "Bleach" and "Nevermind", were performed.
Not Rated | 239 min | Documentary, Music
"Runnin' Down A Dream," a film directed by cinema legend Peter Bogdanovich, is the story of one of America's great rock and roll bands told as never before.
44. Shine a Light (2008)
PG-13 | 122 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A career-spanning documentary on the Rolling Stones, with concert footage from their "A Bigger Bang" tour.
Votes: 10,156 | Gross: $5.36M
46. Iron Maiden: Flight 666 (2009)
112 min | Documentary, Music
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.
52. Go Go Mania (1965)
70 min | Music
No plot here. Just a collection of lip-synched videos from some of the bands that were part of the "British Invasion" in 1964. Includes bands such as The Animals, Herman's Hermits, Peter ... See full summary »
53. The Kids Are Alright (1979)
PG | 101 min | Documentary, Music
From the early black and white days to their colourful hedonistic era, you will Rock! See them at their most creative, and destructive, and experience The Who: Here!
56. Too Tough to Die: A Tribute to Johnny Ramone (2006)
80 min | Documentary, Music
On September 12, 2004, just two-and-a-half days before Johnny Ramone's death, a group of musicians and friends-among them Deborah Harry, The Dickies, X, Eddie Vedder, and The Red Hot Chili ... See full summary »
57. Moog (2004)
Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary, History, Music
Bob Moog shaped musical culture with some of the most inspiring electronic instruments ever created. This "compelling documentary portrait of a provocative, thoughtful and deeply ... See full summary »
58. The True History of the Traveling Wilburys (2007 Video)
25 min | Documentary, Short, Music
Spring, 1988: George Harrison asks Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison, and Tom Petty to spend a day in the studio at Bob Dylan's L.A. house. The result is "Handle With Care." He liked the process so ... See full summary »
Approved | 91 min | Documentary
Interviews and documentary footage combine with the fictional story of an air-force pilot who encounters aliens.
62. The Great Martian War 1913 - 1917 (2013 TV Movie)
120 min | Documentary, Drama, Sci-Fi
Documentary-drama recounting the Martian War of 1913 - 1917. Europe was on tenterhooks in the 2nd decade of the 20th century, everyone was expecting a Great War between the major European ... See full summary »
63. The Decline of Western Civilization (1981)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, History, Music
The Los Angeles punk music scene circa 1980 is the focus of this film. With Alice Bag Band, Black Flag, Catholic Discipline, Circle Jerks, Fear, Germs, and X.
64. The Decline of Western Civilization Part III (1998)
86 min | Documentary, Music
The Decline of Western Civilization III is a 1998 documentary film that follows the gutter punk lifestyle of homeless teenagers.
68. A Movable Scene (1970 TV Movie)
22 min | Documentary
The hippie community, comprised primarily of young adults originally from middle or upper middle class families, was borne out of a rebellion against establishment. One other binding force ... See full summary »
69. Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982)
R | 95 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy
A confined but troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.
Votes: 65,162 | Gross: $22.24M
70. Roger Waters: The Wall (2014)
R | 132 min | Documentary, Music
Details one of the most elaborately staged theatrical productions in music history as Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters performs the band's critically acclaimed album The Wall in its entirety.
71. David Gilmour Remember That Night (2007 TV Special)
313 min | Documentary, Music
Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour performs live at the Royal Albert Hall on May 29, 30 and 31st, 2006 in London, England, showcasing material from his 2006 solo album On an Island, and his Pink Floyd repertoire.
72. David Gilmour: Wider Horizons (2015 TV Movie)
72 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour discusses his childhood, family life, early career and process for the creation of his fourth solo album Rattle That Lock.
73. David Gilmour: Live in Gdansk (2008 Video)
On August 26, 2006, the sounds of legendary artist David Gilmour filled the air at the shipyard in Gdansk, Poland, where 50,000 cheering fans joined in commemoration of the world-changing ... See full summary »
74. The Pink Floyd Story: Which One's Pink? (2007)
60 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Traces the band's history from psychedelic 60s London to a reunion show at Live 8 in 2005, this is the story of a succession of musical and commercial peaks separated by a succession of struggles around the creative leadership of the band.
Soundstage (2003– )
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Live from Gatorville: Part 1
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers return to Gainesville, Florida where it all started, to play their first hometown show in 13 years. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers perform classics with a ... See full summary »
Unrated | 121 min | Documentary, Music
The Rolling Stones historic and triumphant return to Hyde Park was without doubt the event of the summer. Over 100,000 delirious fans of all ages packed into the park for two spectacular ... See full summary »
77. Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day (2012)
Not Rated | 124 min | Documentary, Music
A concert documentary of Led Zeppelin's December 10, 2007 tribute performance for Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun.
79. The Zombie Horror Picture Show (2014)
81 min | Music
The Zombie Horror Picture Show is the first concert film by Groove Metal artist Rob Zombie, released May 19, 2014 on DVD and Blu-ray. Tracklist . Teenage Nosferatu Pussy . Superbeast . ... See full summary »
81. Classic Albums: Metallica - The Black Album (2001 Video)
93 min | Documentary, Music
The story of the making of this remarkable album is told here via exclusive interviews, archive footage and performance, with contributions from producer Bob Rock, band members James ... See full summary »
82. Deep Purple: They All Came Down to Montreux - Live at Montreux (2006 Video)
Director: Aubrey Powell
83. Classic Albums: Black Sabbath - Paranoid (2010)
Not Rated | 55 min | Documentary, Music
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.
Classic Albums (1997– )
Queen: A Night at the Opera
100 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary examining the production of Queen's most iconic and critically acclaimed album.
90. Classic Albums: The Who - Who's Next (1999 Video)
60 min | Documentary, Music
A look at the production of The Who's critically acclaimed release, which became their first and only album to top the UK album chart.
92. Judas Priest: Epitaph (2013 Video)
Not Rated | 142 min | Documentary, Music
On May 26, 2012, Judas Priest wrapped up their epic "Epitaph" world tour with a storming set at London's Hammersmith Apollo. The band, having announced that this would be their final ... See full summary »
Cream's Farewell Concert
Not Rated | 50 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
The historic Farewell Concert at Albert Hall in London by one of rock's greatest groups has been dynamically recorded in this film by Robert Stigwood. The group, composed of Eric Clapton on... See full summary »
96. Mad Season: Live at the Moore (1995 Video)
Not Rated | 44 min | Documentary
The band featuring members of Pearl Jam, Alice in Chains, and Screaming Trees performs live in concert at the Moore Theater in Seattle, Washington.
99. Ramones Raw (2004)
105 min | Documentary, Music
Climb in the van, buckle your seat belt and hang on tight because you're about to experience life on the road with the founding fathers of punk rock, The Ramones! The band that started it ... See full summary »
100. Listening to You: The Who at the Isle of Wight 1970 (1998 TV Movie)
85 min | Documentary, Music
This is the film of The Who's appearance at the third (and final) Isle of Wight festival in 1970. This is regarded as the band's finest performance.