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1. Rang De Basanti (2006)

Not Rated | 157 min | Comedy, Drama, History

8.3
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This story is about six friends who help an English filmmaker create a documentary about Indian freedom struggle. During filming, this group of friends learn about those before them and the importance of fighting for their rights.

Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra | Stars: Aamir Khan, Soha Ali Khan, Siddharth, Sharman Joshi

Votes: 79,478 | Gross: $2.20M

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.

Director: Satoshi Kon | Stars: Miyoko Shôji, Mami Koyama, Fumiko Orikasa, Shôzô Îzuka

Votes: 16,092 | Gross: $0.04M

3. 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.

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

Votes: 19,197

4. Swimming to Cambodia (1987)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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68 Metascore

Spalding Gray discusses his participation in the film The Killing Fields (1984) and the background story about the troubles of Cambodia.

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

Votes: 1,710 | Gross: $1.09M

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

TV-14 | 119 min | Documentary

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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.

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

Votes: 2,327

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

73 min | Documentary

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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 »

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

Votes: 735

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

PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, Biography

6.8
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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: Orson Welles, Simon Callow, Christopher Welles, Joanne Hill Styles

Votes: 600 | Gross: $0.02M

8. Dokument Fanny och Alexander (1986)

Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary

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A chronicle of the making of Ingmar Bergman's Oscar winning film.

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

Votes: 652

9. The Second Front (2005)

R | 88 min | Action, Romance, War

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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 »

Director: Dmitriy Fiks | Stars: Craig Sheffer, Todd Field, Svetlana Metkina, Ron Perlman

Votes: 270

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

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary

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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.

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

Votes: 333

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

85 min | Documentary, Biography

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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: 634

12. Wanderlust (2006 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, History

6.5
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A documentary on road movies and their effect on American culture.

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

Votes: 96

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

32 min | Documentary, Short

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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.

Stars: Casey Affleck, Andrew Dominik, Ralph Ganis, Ron Hansen

Votes: 45

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

24 min | Documentary, Short

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

Votes: 39

15. 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).

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

Votes: 61

16. La constellation Jodorowsky (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

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

Votes: 419

17. 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 »

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

Votes: 131

18. Unspooled (2008)

89 min | Documentary

7.7
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Director: Keir Moreano | Stars: Larry Brustofski, Norm Golden, Nicole Vicius

Votes: 18

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

360 min | Documentary, History

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

Votes: 101

20. 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.

Director: Peter Molyneux | Stars: Benedict Caeser, Ben Cullum, Jamie Cullum, Kyle Eastwood

Votes: 441

21. British Film Forever (2007)

90 min | Documentary, History

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

Votes: 65

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

80 min | Documentary

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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 »

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

Votes: 238

23. The Making of Sharpe's Peril (2008 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Alejandro Andrade | Stars: James Aspinall, Sean Bean, Amit Behl, Tom Clegg

Votes: 8

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

TV-14 | Documentary

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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.

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

Votes: 221

25. 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: 40

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

25 min | Documentary, Short

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

Director: Charles Kiselyak | Stars: Elmore Leonard, Steven Soderbergh, George Clooney, Ving Rhames

Votes: 73

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

46 min | Documentary

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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.

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

Votes: 7

28. 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.

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

Votes: 253

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

49 min | Documentary

6.8
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A documentary about the making of director Steven Spielberg's 1987 film "Empire of the Sun."

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

Votes: 185

30. Making Gilbert Grape (1993 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Lasse Hallström | Star: Lasse Hallström

Votes: 25

31. Inside NCIS (2012– )

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: 30

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

87 min | Documentary

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Documentary on the making of the film Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001).

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

Votes: 189

33. Making 'Taxi Driver' (1999 Video)

71 min | Documentary

7.4
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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.

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

Votes: 233

34. Dirty Harry: The Original (2001 Video)

30 min | Documentary, Short

6.5
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A look at the making of the Dirty Harry series.

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

Votes: 141

35. Look Out, Haskell, It's Real: The Making of 'Medium Cool' (2001 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.2
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Production history of Haskell Wexler's ground-breaking 1969 feature Medium Cool.

Director: Paul Cronin | Stars: Bill Ayers, Warren Beatty, Verna Bloom, Peter Bonerz

Votes: 32

36. 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 »

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

Votes: 184

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

25 min | Documentary, Short

7.0
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Stars: Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Edward Burns

Votes: 304

38. The Brothers Kowalski (2008)

8 min | Short, Drama

8.0
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Whenever inevitability and fear align, life's dance begins.

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

Votes: 12

39. 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: 139

40. La femme de l'hôtel (1984)

89 min | Drama

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Director: Léa Pool | Stars: Paule Baillargeon, Raymond Cloutier, Serge Dupire, Louise Marleau

Votes: 51

41. 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: 305

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

100 min | Documentary, Biography

5.6
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Star: John Wayne

Votes: 18

43. 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: 300

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

52 min | Documentary

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Stars: Martin Sheen, Ron Maxwell, Moctesuma Esparza, Robert Katz

Votes: 43

45. Spotlight on Location: Erin Brockovich (2000 TV Short)

PG | 20 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Julia Roberts, Steven Soderbergh, Erin Brockovich-Ellis, Albert Finney

Votes: 32

46. Man on the Moon: Behind the Moonlight (2000 Video)

20 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

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Interviews with the cast from the film Man on the Moon (1999) educate us a bit on the making of the film and also information about Andy Kaufman is mentionned. Though this is yet another Universal promotion, it is still enjoyable to watch.

Stars: Jim Carrey, Danny DeVito, Milos Forman, Paul Giamatti

Votes: 39

47. 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

Votes: 19

48. 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

49. 'Sunset Blvd.': A Look Back (2002 Video)

25 min | Documentary, Short

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Film critics, actors, film historians and other personalities share their experiences and curious stories on the acclaimed Billy Wilder's masterpiece "Sunset Blvd."; its cultural importance... See full summary »

Stars: Ed Sikov, Nancy Olson, Andrew Sarris, A.C. Lyles

Votes: 106

50. The Men Who Made the Movies: Vincente Minnelli (1973 TV Movie)

57 min | Documentary

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Director: Richard Schickel | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Vincente Minnelli

Votes: 135