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1. Sullivan's Travels (1941)

Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

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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

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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. The Second Front (2005)

R | 88 min | Action, Romance, War

4.0
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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

9. 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

10. 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

11. 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

12. 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

13. 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

14. 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

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

TV-14 | Documentary

6.7
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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 | Director: Gary Smith | Stars: Kathy Bates, Anthony Hopkins, Hayden Christensen, Glenn Close

16. 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

17. 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: Keith Baxter, Stephen Boyd, Jack Brodsky, David Brown

18. 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

19. The Making of Fanny and Alexander (1986)

Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary

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

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

Documentary, Short

4.6
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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

21. 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

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

27 min | Documentary, Short

6.5
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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

23. 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

24. The Movies (2005 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Comedy

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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

25. Making Gilbert Grape (1993 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Lasse Hallström | Star: Lasse Hallström

26. 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

27. Obsessed with Vertigo (1997 TV Movie)

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

28. 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

29. Making 'Taxi Driver' (1999 Video)

71 min | Documentary

7.2
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Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Martin Scorsese, Paul Schrader, Peter Boyle, Robert De Niro

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

25 min | Documentary, Short

6.8
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Writer: Chris Harty | Stars: Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Edward Burns

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

Documentary, History

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

32. Bag om filmen 'Fucking Åmål' (1999 TV Movie)

30 min | Documentary, Short

6.6
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Writer: Michael Sandager | Director: Michael Sandager | Stars: Alexandra Dahlström, Rebecka Liljeberg, Lukas Moodysson

33. Mel Gibson's 'Braveheart': A Filmmaker's Passion (2000 TV Movie)

Unrated | 28 min | Documentary, Short

5.2
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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

34. An Adventure in Filmmaking: The Making of 'The Blue Lagoon' (1980)

9 min | Short

6.5
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This 'making of...' documentary's subject is the remake of The Blue Lagoon (1980). The plot synopsis has two children marooned on a deserted island where they grow up into young adults. ... See full summary »

Writer: John Wilson | Stars: Christopher Atkins, Richard Franklin, Randal Kleiser, Brooke Shields

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

52 min | Documentary

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

36. 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

37. 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

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

18 min | Documentary, Short

6.2
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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore

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

20 min | Documentary, Short

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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

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

20 min | Short, Documentary

5.3
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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

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

26 min | Documentary, Short

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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

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

25 min | Documentary, Short

6.0
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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

43. 21st Century Bard: The Making of Twelfth Night (2003– )

30 min | Documentary

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Documentary series looking at the creative, financial and technological aspects involved in making a contemporary film version of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.

Stars: Michael Maloney, Parminder Nagra

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

PG | 6 min | Documentary, Short

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

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

60 min | Documentary

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

46. MovieReal: Kingdom of Heaven (2005 TV Movie)

44 min | Documentary, History, War

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A look at the historical accuracies and inaccuracies of the movie Kingdom of Heaven (2005).

Writer: Michael Epstein | Stars: Orlando Bloom, Jill Claster, Paul M. Cobb, Hamid Dabashi

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

49 min | Documentary

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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

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

15 min | Documentary, Short

7.7
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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

49. Operation Dirty Dozen (1967)

9 min | Short, Documentary

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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

50. A Lion's Tale (2008)

15 min | Short, Drama

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One fateful night, Marla, a worn-out single mother, makes a grisly confession that changes the lives of everyone around her. A Lion's Tale tells parallel stories about a mother seeking ... See full summary »

Writer: Bunthivy Nou | Director: Bunthivy Nou | Stars: Sarah Ketcheson, Xavier Gould, Wally MacKinnon, Brandon Ellis