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1. The Bodyguard (1992)

R | 129 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.0
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A former Secret Service agent takes on the job of bodyguard to a pop singer, whose lifestyle is most unlike a President's.

Writer: Lawrence Kasdan | Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Kevin Costner, Whitney Houston, Gary Kemp, Bill Cobbs

2. In & Out (1997)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy

6.3
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70 Metascore

A midwestern teacher questions his sexuality after a former student makes a comment about him at the Academy Awards.

Writer: Paul Rudnick | Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Kevin Kline, Joan Cusack, Tom Selleck, Matt Dillon

3. Liz & Dick (2012 TV Movie)

88 min | Biography, Drama

4.0
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The torrid relationship between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.

Writer: Christopher Monger | Director: Lloyd Kramer | Stars: Lindsay Lohan, Grant Bowler, Theresa Russell, David Hunt

4. A Star Is Born (1954)

TV-PG | 154 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.8
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A film star helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career on a downward spiral.

Writers: Moss Hart, Dorothy Parker, Alan Campbell, Robert Carson, William A. Wellman | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Judy Garland, James Mason, Jack Carson, Charles Bickford

5. Tees Maar Khan (2010)

135 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

2.5
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Posing as a movie producer, a robber cons an entire village to help him rob a treasure-laden train.

Writers: Vishal Dadlani, Anvita Dutt Guptan, Ashmith Kunder, Shirish Kunder | Director: Farah Khan | Stars: Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Anil Kapoor

6. Peter's Friends (1992)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Six former college friends, with two new friends, gather for a New Years Eve weekend reunion at a large English countryside manor after ten years to reminisce about the good times now long gone.

Writers: Rita Rudner, Martin Bergman | Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry, Emma Thompson, Kenneth Branagh

7. Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999 TV Movie)

R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.0
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This biography of Dorothy Dandridge follows her career through early days on the club circuit with her sister to her turn in movies, including becoming the first black actress to win a Best... See full summary »

Writers: Earl Mills, Shonda Rhimes, Scott Abbott | Director: Martha Coolidge | Stars: Halle Berry, Brent Spiner, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Obba Babatundé

8. The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)

Unrated | 118 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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An unscrupulous movie producer uses an actress, a director and a writer to achieve success.

Writers: Charles Schnee, George Bradshaw | Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon, Dick Powell

9. A Star Is Born (1937)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama

7.7
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A young woman comes to Hollywood with dreams of stardom, but achieves them only with the help of an alcoholic leading man whose best days are behind him.

Writers: Dorothy Parker, Alan Campbell, Robert Carson, William A. Wellman | Directors: William A. Wellman, Jack Conway | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Fredric March, Adolphe Menjou, May Robson

10. Road to Bali (1952)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

6.9
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Having to leave Melbourne in a hurry to avoid various marriage proposals, two song-and-dance men sign on for work as divers. This takes them to an idyllic island on the way to Bali where ... See full summary »

Writers: Frank Butler, Hal Kanter, William Morrow, Harry Tugend | Director: Hal Walker | Stars: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Murvyn Vye

11. Garbage (2013)

88 min | Comedy, Drama

5.5
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Two garbage truck drivers in Hollywood become celebrities overnight after they find Cuba Gooding Jr.'s Best Supporting Actor Oscar for "Jerry Maguire" and suddenly their lives go topsy-turvy.

Writer: Phil Volken | Director: Phil Volken | Stars: Jed Rees, Jon Huck, Alanna Ubach, Daryl Hannah

12. Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired (2008)

Unrated | 99 min | Documentary, Crime

7.4
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78 Metascore

Examines the public scandal and private tragedy which led to legendary filmmaker Roman Polanski's sudden flight from the United States.

Writers: Joe Bini, P.G. Morgan, Marina Zenovich | Director: Marina Zenovich | Stars: Andrew Braunsberg, Richard Brenneman, Douglas Dalton, Marilyn Beck

13. Fame High (2012)

101 min | Documentary

6.5
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67 Metascore

Everyone dreams of fame. From the nail-biting freshman auditions to the spectacular year-end performances, Fame High captures the in-class and at-home drama, competition, heartbreak, and ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Hamilton Kennedy | Stars: Brittany Hayes, Ruby McCollister, Zak Astor, Grace Song

14. Trumbo (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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71 Metascore

Through a focus on the life of Dalton Trumbo (1905-1976), this film examines the effects on individuals and families of a congressional pursuit of Hollywood Communists after World War II. ... See full summary »

Writer: Christopher Trumbo | Director: Peter Askin | Stars: Dalton Trumbo, Joan Allen, Brian Dennehy, Michael Douglas

15. The Star (1952)

Approved | 89 min | Drama

7.5
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A washed-up movie queen finds romance, but still desires a come-back.

Writers: Dale Eunson, Katherine Albert | Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Bette Davis, Sterling Hayden, Natalie Wood, Warner Anderson

16. The Oscar (1966)

Approved | 119 min | Drama

5.1
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Snotty Hollywood actor becomes even more full of himself after he's nominated for Best actor at the Academy Awards.

Writers: Richard Sale, Harlan Ellison, Russell Rouse, Clarence Greene | Director: Russell Rouse | Stars: Stephen Boyd, Elke Sommer, Milton Berle, Eleanor Parker

17. Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff (2010)

86 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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71 Metascore

In 2001 Jack Cardiff (1914-2009) became the first director of photography in the history of the Academy Awards to win an Honorary Oscar. But the first time he clasped the famous statuette ... See full summary »

Director: Craig McCall | Stars: Jack Cardiff, Martin Scorsese, Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall

18. I Love Melvin (1953)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.7
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Melvin Hoover, a budding photographer for Look magazine, accidentally bumps into a young actress named Judy LeRoy in the park. They start to talk and Melvin soon offers to do a photo spread... See full summary »

Writers: George Wells, Ruth Brooks Flippen, László Vadnay | Director: Don Weis | Stars: Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Una Merkel, Richard Anderson

19. AppleBox (2011)

20 min | Short, Comedy

8.4
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James Bronson is a Hollywood Mega Star. He's at the top of his game -- and the top of his box. A full apple box, to be exact. At the height of his stardom, an unfortunate mishap occurs and ... See full summary »

Writers: James Madio, Rick Page | Director: Rick Page | Stars: James Madio, Ron Livingston, Rick Gomez, Frank John Hughes

20. CinemAbility (2013)

PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary

8.1
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This documentary examines the ever-changing portrayals of disability story lines in film, TV and the web to see if the media has had a hand in transforming the societal inclusion of people with disabilities.

Writers: Jenni Gold, Samuel W. Reed | Director: Jenni Gold | Stars: Ben Affleck, Michael Apted, Adam Arkin, Paris Barclay

21. Aqua Seafoam Shame (2012)

63 min | Documentary, News

7.9
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If Michael Moore were a lady who went after companies who still produce plastic, when the Pacific Garbage Patch is now the size of the continental United States. This Pacific Ocean Trash ... See full summary »

Director: Veronica Grey | Stars: Robert August, Marc Bailey, Alisa Becerra, Trevor Bernard

22. Unauthorized: The Harvey Weinstein Project (2011)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

6.4
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An uncensored look at the life and work of film producer Harvey Weinstein.

Writer: Barry Avrich | Director: Barry Avrich | Stars: Matt Affleck, Ken Auletta, Peter Bart, Peter Biskind

23. The Oscar for the Best Actor (2013)

7 min | Short, Comedy

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And the Oscar for the Best Actor goes to - another French actor.

Writer: Rodrig Andrisan | Director: Rodrig Andrisan | Star: Rodrig Andrisan

24. Viola: The Traveling Rooms of a Little Giant (2008)

9 min | Short

6.5
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Seven-year-old Viola packs a suitcase and climbs a floating staircase into the sky. She soon discovers that her journey will unite her past, present, and future into a fanciful adventure, part life and part dream.

Writer: Shih-Ting Hung | Director: Shih-Ting Hung | Stars: Erin Fleming, Zev McAllister, Christina Robinson, Jean Tanner

25. Role Model: Gene Wilder (2008 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Writer: Robert Trachtenberg | Director: Robert Trachtenberg | Stars: Gene Wilder, Alec Baldwin, Warren Beatty, Peter Boyle

26. Alice in Movieland (1940)

Approved | 22 min | Short, Drama, Music

6.0
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In a U.S. town that could be anywhere, 18-year-old Alice Purdee wins a free trip to Hollywood. With the assistance of a cheerful porter, she takes the night train and dreams about her ... See full summary »

Writers: Ed Sullivan, Owen Crump, Cyrus Wood | Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Joan Leslie, Nana Bryant, Clara Blandick, Clarence Muse

27. The Joker Returns (2010)

5 min | Short, Action, Horror

6.4
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From the dark and dreary confines of prolonged incarceration, The Joker returns with yet another crazy-minded agenda.

Writer: Matt Cinquanta | Director: Robert L. Bradley IV | Stars: Matt Cinquanta, Tatiane de Oliveira

28. Shooting the Hollywood Stars (2011 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.3
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Photographer Rankin aims to recreate several iconic photographs of various Hollywood stars, while also discovering the stories behind the camera.

Director: Vivi Mellegard | Stars: Rankin, Selma Blair, Clara Bow, Charles Chaplin

29. Elizabeth Taylor - An Intimate Portrait (1975 TV Movie)

67 min | Documentary, Biography

6.4
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Vintage 1975 documentary about the life of movie queen Elizabeth Taylor hosted by Peter Lawford, and featuring appearances by actors Roddy McDowall and Rock Hudson, directors Richard Brooks... See full summary »

Writer: Al Ramrus | Director: Pat Shields | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Brooks, Rock Hudson, Peter Lawford

30. What's Cookin' Doc? (1944)

9 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.0
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When James Cagney wins the Oscar Bugs shows a clip from "Hiawatha's Rabbit Hunt" (1941) and demands a recount of the voting.

Writer: Michael Sasanoff | Directors: Robert Clampett, Friz Freleng | Stars: Mel Blanc, Robert C. Bruce

31. Crawford at Warners (2008 Video)

15 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

1.3
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Trying to control fiery Bette Davis, Jack Warner hired MGM veteran star Joan Crawford at his studio, spawning a string of dramatic hits and misses and her successful transition to middle-aged leading lady.

Director: Peter Fitzgerald | Stars: Jeanine Basinger, Richard Barrios, Christina Crawford, Molly Haskell

32. The Broadcast Tapes of Dr. Peter (1993)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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An intimate, first-person story documenting the last two years in the life of a young doctor with AIDS.

Writer: Peter Jepson-Young | Director: David Paperny | Star: Peter Jepson-Young

33. From the Ends of the Earth (1939)

Documentary, Short

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An MGM short showing how materials are shipped by boat 'From the Ends of the Earth' to Hollywood. Featuring footage from the MGM films being made at the time. Such as The Women, Thunder ... See full summary »

Stars: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Wallace Beery, Ina Claire

34. Henry Fonda: The Man and His Movies (1982 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

8.7
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Arthur Hill narrates the life and career of iconic American actor Henry Fonda are depicted through film clips and archival footage.

Director: Thomas Royal | Stars: Henry Fonda, Arthur Hill, Jane Fonda, Shirlee Fonda

35. The Oscar Party (2011)

6 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

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The worst time to break up is 1 minute before the Oscar party starts.

Writers: Gregory Burke, Eliza Skinner | Director: Ptolemy Slocum | Stars: Gregory Burke, Eliza Skinner, Sara Jo Allocco, Elaine Carroll

36. If We Picked the Winners (1998 TV Movie)

Talk-Show

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In their 16th annual special, Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert choose who would win the Academy Awards if they were the ones making the decisions.

Stars: Gene Siskel, Roger Ebert

37. Mrs. Ladybug (1940)

7 min | Animation, Short

5.6
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Director: Rudolf Ising | Stars: Sara Berner, Mel Blanc, The Rhythmettes

38. The Oprah Winfrey Oscar Special (2007 TV Movie)

Talk-Show

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Stars: George Clooney, Russell Crowe, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Hudson

39. Academy Award Songs (1960 TV Movie)

60 min | Music

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Stars: Nat 'King' Cole, The Four Aces, Gogi Grant, Elsa Lanchester

40. It's Still Elementary (2007 Video)

48 min | Documentary

7.1
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This moving story and political drama revisits the students and teachers from the original groundbreaking film, It's Elementary, and discovers the profound impact of using film as a tool for social change.

Directors: Debra Chasnoff, Johnny Symons

41. LA Swedes (2013)

45 min | Documentary

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Life in Los Angles for 3 actors and a writer. The Actors have been there for many years, working and looking for work. The writer has never lived there before and is now Oscar nominated with her first ever film.

Director: Erica Bergsmeds | Stars: Johannes Albin Alfvén, Erica Bergsmeds, Lara Butler, Madeleine Falkskog

42. The Wrath of John (2009)

R | 15 min | Short, Comedy

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When the famous film composer, John Williams, becomes an Internet sensation for the wrong reason, he takes drastic measures to compose himself.

Writer: Sammy Wegent | Director: Greg Rowan | Stars: Alex Aschinger, Bob Brindley, Cap Hayes, Justin Lamb

43. Dream Job (2011– )

Comedy

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'Dream Job' follows two ambitious young woman as they embark on their all-consuming jobs: executive assistants to acclaimed producers in the entertainment industry. They soon find out their... See full summary »

Stars: Vita Lusty, Kaja Martin, William Thomas Jones, Mark Sande

44. Hollywood Struggles Starring the Brentwood Girls (2010)

20 min | Short, Comedy

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Marilyn and Penelope take a serpentine journey through all things Hollywood. Their friends call them The Brentwood Girls because Marilyn's and Penelope's goal is to produce their own show entitled (what else?) The Brentwood Girls.

Writers: Gloria Kisel, Martin Blasick, Natasha Blasick | Directors: Gloria Kisel, Martin Blasick | Stars: Gloria Kisel, Natasha Blasick, Amanda Jane Avis, Martin Blasick

45. Austin Entertainment Live! (2010– )

44 min | Talk-Show

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Creators: Randi Leigh Potenzo, Dan'l Terry | Stars: David Born, Andrew Heller, Bob Hudgins, Brooke Montfort

46. Foreign Filmmakers in Hollywood (1989)

Documentary

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Filmed around the time of the 1989 Oscars this documentary includes interviews with foreign filmmakers from a variety of disciplines about their experiences working and living in Hollywood.

Director: Elías Nahmías | Stars: Bille August, Andrey Konchalovskiy, Sven Nykvist, Carlo Rambaldi

47. Imagine Me (2005)

8 min | Short, Drama

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A teenage boy is mortified when his mother catches him alone in his bedroom... rehearsing with himself. He plans to win the Academy Award but his mom just wants him to get a job. Undeterred he shoots for the stars.

Writer: Michael Cox | Director: Michael Cox

48. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer (2002)

87 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.6
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A documentary on Gene Kelly.

Writer: Robert Trachtenberg | Director: Robert Trachtenberg | Stars: Stanley Tucci, Fred Astaire, Jeanine Basinger, Betsy Blair

49. Backstory (2000– )
Episode: Gentleman's Agreement (2001)

24 min | Documentary

8.1
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Darryl F. Zanuck ignores the protests of his peers and makes a movie about antisemitism called Gentleman's Agreement (1947).

Writers: Kevin Burns, Mimi Freedman | Directors: Michele Farinola, Mimi Freedman | Stars: Rudy Behlmer, David Brown, Julie Garfield, Mel Gussow

50. Richard Roeper & the Movies (2009– )
Episode: RR's Oscar Predictions: Best Supporting Actress (2010)

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Writer: Richard Roeper | Star: Richard Roeper