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1. Sullivan's Travels (1941)

Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.1
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A director of escapist films goes on the road as a hobo to learn about Life...which gives him a rude awakening.

Writer: Preston Sturges | Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest

Votes: 16,025

2. Millennium Actress (2001)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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70 Metascore

A TV interviewer and his cameraman meet a former actress and travel through her memories and career.

Writers: Satoshi Kon, Sadayuki Murai | Director: Satoshi Kon | Stars: Miyoko Shôji, Mami Koyama, Fumiko Orikasa, Shôzô Iizuka

Votes: 12,268

3. Swimming to Cambodia (1987)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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68 Metascore

Spalding Gray tells about his participation in the film, "The Killing Fields" & the background story about the troubles of Cambodia.

Writer: Spalding Gray | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Spalding Gray, Sam Waterston, Ira Wheeler

Votes: 1,545

4. Inside NCIS (2012 TV Mini-Series)

Short

8.6
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"Inside NCIS," is a new web series. This web-serie offering exclusive access to the world of NCIS, on CBS.com and the CBS Audience Network. The eight-episode series will offer an inside ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Weatherly, Sean Murray, Rocky Carroll, Cote de Pablo

Votes: 27

5. The Second Front (2005)

R | 88 min | Action, Romance, War

3.9
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In the midst of World War 2, intelligence services from England, Germany and Russia collided in a fierce fight for the mind of Nicky Raus, a genius German Jewish scientist who's developing ... See full summary »

Writers: Elena Karavaeshnikova, Chris Sturgeon, Sergey Fiks, Maksim Stishov | Director: Dmitriy Fiks | Stars: Craig Sheffer, Todd Field, Svetlana Metkina, Ron Perlman

Votes: 260

6. The Jodorowsky Constellation (1994)

91 min | Documentary, Biography

6.7
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The quest for the true personality of multi-talented cult artist and psycho-magician Alexandro Jodorowsky

Writer: Louis Mouchet | Director: Louis Mouchet | Stars: Fernando Arrabal, Peter Gabriel, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Marcel Marceau

Votes: 377

7. Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood (2003)

TV-14 | 119 min | Documentary

7.5
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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.

Writers: Peter Biskind, Kenneth Bowser | Director: Kenneth Bowser | Stars: Martin Scorsese, Dennis Hopper, Peter Bogdanovich, Sam Peckinpah

Votes: 2,117

8. The Godfather Family: A Look Inside (1990 TV Movie)

73 min | Documentary

8.0
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A documentary on the making of the three Godfather films, with interviews and recollections from the film makers and cast. This feature also includes the original screen tests of some of ... See full summary »

Writer: David Gilbert | Director: Jeff Werner | Stars: Francis Ford Coppola, Mario Puzo, Marlon Brando, James Caan

Votes: 620

9. Wanderlust (2006 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, History

6.3
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A documentary on road movies and their effect on American culture.

Writers: Robert Pulcini, Shari Springer Berman | Directors: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini | Stars: Allison Anders, Jeanine Basinger, Robert Benton, Karen Black

Votes: 90

10. The Assassination of Jesse James: Death of an Outlaw (2008 Video)

32 min | Documentary, Short

7.9
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Explores the true story of the notorious Jesse James, how the myth developed during his lifetime, and how the legends have persisted over 100 years after his death at the hands of his former friend, Robert Ford.

Writer: Skip Robinson | Stars: Casey Affleck, Andrew Dominik, Ralph Ganis, Ron Hansen

Votes: 40

11. Final Cut: The Making and Unmaking of Heaven's Gate (2004)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary

7.7
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An inside look at the hectic production of Heaven's Gate, the media circus that turned it into a synonym for movie flop and how it added to the tectonic change that occurred in Hollywood film studios after it infamously flopped.

Writers: Steven Bach, Michael Epstein | Director: Michael Epstein | Stars: Steven Bach, Hal Ashby, Sandy Berke Jordan, Jeff Bridges

Votes: 265

12. Whether You Like It or Not: The Story of Hedwig (2003 Video)

87 min | Documentary

7.7
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Director: Laura Nix | Stars: Peter Askin, Ashley Bachner, Stephen Bachner, Kevin Cahoon

Votes: 185

13. Sal (II) (2011)

114 min | Drama, Western

5.4
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A film director obsessed with making a western decides to go to Northern Chile in search of a story for his screenplay. Being confused with another, a real adventure begins. Now he will ... See full summary »

Writer: Diego Rougier | Director: Diego Rougier | Stars: Fele Martínez, Patricio Contreras, Sergio Hernández, Javiera Contador

Votes: 125

14. British Film Forever (2007 TV Mini-Series)

90 min | Documentary, History

7.0
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Stars: Jessica Hynes, Timothy Spall, Nick Moran, Ronald Neame

Votes: 42

15. Cleopatra: The Film That Changed Hollywood (2001 TV Movie)

119 min | Documentary, History

7.7
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Hosted by Robert Culp, this two-hour program combines film clips, behind the scenes footage, and recent interviews to create a look at the troubled 1958-1963 production. The interviews ... See full summary »

Writers: Brent Zacky, Kevin Burns, Monica Bider | Directors: Kevin Burns, Brent Zacky | Stars: Robert Culp, Roddy McDowall, Darryl F. Zanuck, Mel Gussow

Votes: 251

16. The Making of Fanny and Alexander (1986)

Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary

7.8
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Writer: Ingmar Bergman | Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Daniel Bergman, Ingmar Bergman, Gunnar Björnstrand, Allan Edwall

Votes: 582

17. Pretty as a Picture: The Art of David Lynch (1997 TV Movie)

85 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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From an early age, David Lynch was inspired by the arts and the warm inner glow that comes with the pursuit of creative expression. "Pretty as a Picture:The Art of David Lynch" examines how... See full summary »

Director: Toby Keeler | Stars: Patricia Arquette, Angelo Badalamenti, Robert Blake, Mel Brooks

Votes: 587

18. Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story (1987– )

360 min | Documentary, History

8.6
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Stars: Edward Asner, Linwood G. Dunn, Ginger Rogers, Pandro S. Berman

Votes: 89

19. Cinéma Vérité: Defining the Moment (2000)

193 min | Documentary

6.7
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This is a documentary about direct-cinema from its very beginnings (Nanook of the North) to the fake-direct-cinema of the Blair Witch Project. All the important direct-cinema filmmakers are... See full summary »

Writer: Kirwan Cox | Director: Peter Wintonick | Stars: Jean-Pierre Beauviala, Michel Brault, Gillian Caldwell, Robin Cowie

Votes: 168

20. The Making of 'Amadeus' (2002 Video)

60 min | Documentary

7.6
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This riveting film takes a look behind the scenes at one of the 20th century's cinema classics and at one of contemporary cinema's most maddeningly brilliant directors, Milos Forman. Using ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Jersey | Stars: Milos Forman, Peter Shaffer, Saul Zaentz, Neville Marriner

Votes: 130

21. AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains (2003 TV Special)

TV-14 | Documentary

6.8
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The American Film Institute celebrates 100 years of film by recognizing the top 50 film heroes and top 50 film villains of all time.

Writer: Bob Gazzale | Directors: Gary Smith, Dann Netter | Stars: Kathy Bates, Anthony Hopkins, Hayden Christensen, Glenn Close

Votes: 220

22. The Making of 'Center Stage' (2000 Video)

PG | 6 min | Documentary, Short

7.5
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Stars: Sascha Radetsky, Ethan Stiefel, Amanda Schull, Susan May Pratt

Votes: 20

23. Pulp Fiction: The Facts (2002 Video)

31 min | Documentary, Short

6.5
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Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Lawrence Bender, Samuel L. Jackson, Sally Menke

Votes: 293

24. Strip Jack Naked: Nighthawks II (1991)

91 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.4
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Ron Peck talks about his experiences of growing up as a gay man, the attitudes to homosexuality in Britain, and his journey towards making his film Nighthawks (1978).

Writers: Ron Peck, Paul Hallam | Director: Ron Peck | Stars: Ron Peck, John Brown, John Daimon, Nick Bolton

Votes: 56

25. Mel Gibson's 'Braveheart': A Filmmaker's Passion (2000 TV Short)

Unrated | 28 min | Documentary, Short

5.3
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A very well structured making-of ducumentary for the film Braveheart (1995). We learn about how Mel Gibson got attached to the project as star, director and producer. This is a fairly ... See full summary »

Directors: Tom Shelly, Toby Reisz | Stars: Mel Gibson, Randall Wallace, Catherine McCormack, Bruce Davey

Votes: 110

26. Into the Breach: 'Saving Private Ryan' (1998 Video)

25 min | Documentary, Short

6.9
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Writer: Chris Harty | Stars: Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Edward Burns

Votes: 295

27. The Movies (2005 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.5
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You play the head of a movie studio who must produce movies, manage your personnel and market your product as the technology of the medium changes over the years.

Writers: Martin Alexander Korda, James Leach, Mark Hill | Director: Peter Molyneux | Stars: Benedict Caeser, Ben Cullum, Jamie Cullum, Kyle Eastwood

Votes: 384

28. A Tour of the Inferno: Revisiting 'Platoon' (2001 Video)

53 min | Documentary

6.8
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Revisiting Platoon (1986)

Writer: Charles Kiselyak | Directors: Charles Kiselyak, Jeff McQueen | Stars: Oliver Stone, Arnold Kopelson, Dale Dye, Charlie Sheen

Votes: 140

29. Making Gilbert Grape (1993 TV Movie)

Documentary

7.8
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Director: Lasse Hallström | Star: Lasse Hallström

Votes: 23

30. Shooting the Moonshine War (1970)

7 min | Documentary, Short

5.6
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The unidentified rural location is Mountain Ranch, CA

Stars: Will Geer, Melodie Johnson, Patrick McGoohan, Richard Quine

Votes: 15

31. Making 'Taxi Driver' (1999 Video)

71 min | Documentary

7.2
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To highlight Taxi Driver's 38th anniversary, this 70-minute documentary delves into the making of Scorsese's film and highlights the many contributions put forth by Taxi Driver's ensemble of talented actors and artisans.

Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Martin Scorsese, Paul Schrader, Peter Boyle, Robert De Niro

Votes: 203

32. All About 'The Birds' (2000 Video)

80 min | Documentary

7.9
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A wonderfully informative 80-minute documentary combining current interviews with archival materials and scenes from the film. Hitchcock's daughter Pat, production designer Robert Boyle, ... See full summary »

Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Tippi Hedren, Malcolm Atterbury, Martin Balsam, Ray Berwick

Votes: 222

33. The China Odyssey: 'Empire of the Sun', a Film by Steven Spielberg (1987 TV Movie)

49 min | Documentary

6.7
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A documentary about the making of director Steven Spielberg's 1987 film "Empire of the Sun."

Writer: William Rus | Director: Les Mayfield | Stars: Martin Sheen, Steven Spielberg, J.G. Ballard, Christian Bale

Votes: 175

34. The Making of 'Love Don't Cost a Thing' (2004 Video)

Documentary, Short

5.0
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DVD feature that looks at the making of 'Love Don't Cost a Thing'.

Stars: Nick Cannon, Christina Milian, Troy Byer, Steve Harvey

Votes: 20

35. The Making of 'Gettysburg' (1993 Video)

52 min | Documentary

6.9
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Writers: Michele Tedesco, Maureen Corley | Stars: Martin Sheen, Ronald F. Maxwell, Moctesuma Esparza, Robert Katz

Votes: 41

36. The Real Men with 'The Right Stuff' (2003 Video)

15 min | Documentary, Short

7.5
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The "real men with the right stuff", Chuck Yeager and the Mercury astronauts, discuss the early days of the space program and its portrayal in the film "The Right Stuff".

Director: Jeffrey Lerner | Stars: Tom Wolfe, Chuck Yeager, Scott Carpenter, Gordon Cooper

Votes: 31

37. Fight Against Time: Oliver Stone's Alexander (2005 Video)

76 min | Documentary

7.3
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When Sean Stone took time off from college to film behind-the-scenes on his father Oliver Stone's 2004 epic, 'Alexander', he didn't expect to work out his own feelings of alienation from a ... See full summary »

Director: Sean Stone | Stars: Moritz Borman, Elliot Cowan, Rosario Dawson, Colin Farrell

Votes: 10

38. Dirty Harry: The Original (2001 Video)

30 min | Documentary, Short

6.6
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A look at the making of the Dirty Harry series.

Writer: Howard Klausner | Director: Jerry Hogrewe | Stars: Robert Urich, Clint Eastwood, John Milius, Arnold Schwarzenegger

Votes: 140

39. Oscar Presents: The War Movies and John Wayne (1977)

100 min | Documentary, Biography

5.7
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Star: John Wayne

Votes: 22

40. A Story of Survival: Behind the Scenes of 'The Pianist' (2003 Video)

39 min | Documentary, Short

7.5
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Stars: Roman Polanski, Adrien Brody, Gene Gutowski, Robert Benmussa

Votes: 63

41. The E.T. Reunion (2002 Video)

18 min | Documentary, Short

6.3
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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore

Votes: 97

42. The Night Club of Your Dreams: The Making of 'Moulin Rouge' (2001 TV Short)

26 min | Documentary, Short

7.1
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Documentary about the making of Baz Luhrmann's musical, Moulin Rouge.

Director: Thomas C. Grane | Stars: Baz Luhrmann, Nicole Kidman, Craig Pearce, Ewan McGregor

Votes: 146

43. Once Upon a Time in the South: Behind 'The Last Confederate' (2007 Video)

20 min | Documentary, Short

7.8
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The story behind the Adams family and the making of "The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams." Weston Adams and his son, Julian, tell the tale of making a feature film about their ... See full summary »

Director: Julian Adams | Stars: Weston Adams, Julian Adams, A. Blaine Miller, Robert W. Filion

Votes: 17

44. We Get to Win This Time (2002 Video)

20 min | Short, Documentary

5.2
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The cast and crew of 'Rambo:First Blood Part II" reflect on making the film.

Director: Ian T. Haufrect | Stars: George P. Cosmatos, Richard Crenna, Buzz Feitshans, Mark Goldblatt

Votes: 60

45. Obsessed with Vertigo (1997 TV Short)

29 min | Documentary, Short

7.0
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A documentary about the making and restoration of Alfred Hitchcock's masterpiece "Vertigo". Narrated by Roddy McDowall, with behind-the-scenes talk from Barbara Bel Geddes, Henry Bumstead, ... See full summary »

Director: Harrison Engle | Stars: Barbara Bel Geddes, Henry Bumstead, Herbert Coleman, C.O. Erickson

Votes: 285

46. Journey to the Screen: The Making of 'Pearl Harbor' (2001 TV Movie)

47 min | Documentary

3.8
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An overview of the making of the film Pearl Harbor (2001) and a look back at the real life events

Writer: Doug McCallie | Director: Doug McCallie | Stars: Ben Affleck, Alec Baldwin, Kenny Bates, Michael Bay

Votes: 85

47. The Making of '8 Mile' (2003 TV Short)

10 min | Short, Documentary

6.7
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Director Curtis Hanson and star Eminem talk anout their ideas and views on the film 8 Mile (2002). Only a very limited amount of details are revealed to us throughout this ten minute ... See full summary »

Writer: Joy Lissandrello | Director: Joy Lissandrello | Stars: Eminem, Brian Grazer, Curtis Hanson, Mekhi Phifer

Votes: 85

48. La femme de l'hôtel (1984)

89 min | Drama

5.7
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Writers: Robert Gurik, Michel Langlois, Léa Pool | Director: Léa Pool | Stars: Paule Baillargeon, Raymond Cloutier, Serge Dupire, Louise Marleau

Votes: 47

49. The Brothers Kowalski (2008)

8 min | Short, Drama

8.2
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Whenever inevitability and fear align, life's dance begins.

Writer: Jouri Smit | Director: Jouri Smit | Stars: Chad Brigockas, Jouri Smit

Votes: 12

50. The Making of 'The Birth of a Nation' (1998 Video)

24 min | Documentary, Short

5.8
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Writer: Russell Merritt | Director: Robert G. Beecher | Stars: David Shepard, Miriam Cooper, Lillian Gish, D.W. Griffith

Votes: 37