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1. Rang De Basanti (2006)

Not Rated | 157 min | Comedy, Drama, History

8.4
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The story of six young Indians who assist an English Woman to film a documentary on the extremist freedom fighters from their past, and the events that lead them to relive the long forgotten saga of freedom.

Writers: Renzil D'Silva, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Kamlesh Pandey | Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra | Stars: Aamir Khan, Soha Ali Khan, Siddharth, Sharman Joshi

Votes: 66,544

2. 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: 17,358

3. 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: 13,868

4. 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: 1,621

5. 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: 672

6. Inside NCIS (2012 TV Mini-Series)

Short

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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: 31

7. Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles (2014)

PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, Biography

6.7
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67 Metascore

A look at the life and work of the great theatre, radio and film artist.

Director: Chuck Workman | Stars: Simon Callow, Christopher Welles, Joanne Hill Styles, Norman Lloyd

Votes: 436

8. 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: 2,214

9. 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: 269

10. Strip Jack Naked: Nighthawks II (1991)

Unrated | 91 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.2
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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: 59

11. Wanderlust (2006 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, History

6.4
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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: 91

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

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary

7.8
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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: 285

13. The Jodorowsky Constellation (1994)

91 min | Documentary, Biography

6.8
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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: 401

14. 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: 617

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

85 min | Documentary, Biography

7.4
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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: 605

16. The Making of 'Tombstone' (2002 Video)

27 min | Documentary, Short

6.7
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A Documentary covering the making of the 1993 Western 'Tombstone' featuring cast and crew

Stars: George P. Cosmatos, Kurt Russell, Wyatt Earp, Powers Boothe

Votes: 37

17. 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: 221

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

32 min | Documentary, Short

8.0
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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: 43

19. Making 'Taxi Driver' (1999 Video)

71 min | Documentary

7.3
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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: 214

20. 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

21. 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: 295

22. Sal (II) (2011)

114 min | Drama, Western

5.3
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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: 139

23. 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: 147

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

90 min | Documentary, History

7.1
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Stars: Jessica Hynes, Timothy Spall, Nick Moran, Ronald Neame

Votes: 57

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

119 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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A trip through the idiosyncrasies and difficulties of making one of the most tormented movies ever filmed.

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

Votes: 252

26. 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: 398

27. Making Gilbert Grape (1993 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Lasse Hallström | Star: Lasse Hallström

Votes: 24

28. 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: 92

29. 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: 132

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

87 min | Documentary

7.8
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Director: Laura Nix | Stars: Peter Askin, Ashley Bachner, Stephen Bachner, Kevin Cahoon

Votes: 187

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

80 min | Documentary

8.0
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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: 227

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

PG | 6 min | Documentary, Short

7.7
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Stars: Sascha Radetsky, Ethan Stiefel, Amanda Schull, Susan May Pratt

Votes: 20

33. 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: 99

34. Inside 'Out of Sight' (1998 Video)

25 min | Documentary, Short

6.2
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A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the 1998 movie "Out of Sight".

Writer: Charles Kiselyak | Director: Charles Kiselyak | Stars: Steven Soderbergh, George Clooney, Albert Brooks, Don Cheadle

Votes: 72

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

Documentary, Short

5.5
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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: 19

36. 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: 180

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

52 min | Documentary

7.0
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Writers: Michele Tedesco, Maureen Corley | Stars: Martin Sheen, Ron Maxwell, Moctesuma Esparza, Robert Katz

Votes: 42

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

100 min | Documentary, Biography

5.7
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Star: John Wayne

Votes: 20

39. Cinéma Vérité: Defining the Moment (2000)

193 min | Documentary

6.8
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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: 174

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

53 min | Documentary

7.0
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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: 143

41. The Making of 'Whale Rider' (2003 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.2
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Director: Jonathan Brough | Stars: John Barnett, Niki Caro, Keisha Castle-Hughes, Cliff Curtis

Votes: 37

42. High School Musical 2: Behind the Scenes (2007 Video)

Documentary, Short

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Votes: 58

43. La femme de l'hôtel (1984)

89 min | Drama

5.8
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Writers: Robert Gurik, Michel Langlois, Léa Pool | Director: Léa Pool | Stars: Paule Baillargeon, Raymond Cloutier, Serge Dupire, Louise Marleau

Votes: 48

44. The Making of 'Along Came a Spider' (2001 Video)

14 min | Documentary, Short

6.0
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Writer: William Rus | Director: Kevin Gorman | Stars: Morgan Freeman, James Patterson, Dylan Baker, Monica Potter

Votes: 29

45. Los perros de 'Amores perros' (2000 Video)

6 min | Documentary, Short

7.7
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A documentary on the use of dog actors in Amores Perros (2000).

Stars: Larry Casanova, Emilio Echevarría, Gael García Bernal, Alejandro González Iñárritu

Votes: 43

46. Operation Dirty Dozen (1967)

9 min | Short, Documentary

5.9
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A short film looking behind the scenes at the making of The Dirty Dozen (1967). Showing many scenes being filmed just north of London, the short focuses mostly on star Lee Marvin enjoying ... See full summary »

Writer: Jay Anson | Director: Ronald Saland | Stars: Lee Marvin, John Cassavetes, Jim Brown, Clint Walker

Votes: 136

47. Dirty Harry: The Original (2001 Video)

30 min | Documentary, Short

6.7
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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: 143

48. Unspooled (2008)

89 min | Documentary

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Writers: Mario Diaz, Keir Moreano | Director: Keir Moreano | Stars: Larry Brustofski, Norm Golden, Nicole Vicius

Votes: 12

49. Fried Green Tomorrows: Juliette, GA Lives (2006)

46 min | Documentary

8.2
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A visit to Juliette, GA, 15 years after this former kudzu-covered ghost town received a 1/4 million dollar makeover by a Hollywood movie.

Writer: Neill Calabro | Director: Neill Calabro | Stars: Danny Vinson, Emmy Collins, Neill Calabro, Clay Cranford

Votes: 8

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

76 min | Documentary

8.2
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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: 11