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1. I Am Not Your Negro (2016)

PG-13 | 93 min | Documentary

7.7
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95 Metascore

Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House.

Director: Raoul Peck | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, James Baldwin, Harry Belafonte, Marlon Brando

Votes: 9,279 | Gross: $7.12M

2. Broken Embraces (2009)

R | 127 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.2
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76 Metascore

Harry Caine, a blind writer, reaches this moment in time when he has to heal his wounds from 14 years back. He was then still known by his real name, Mateo Blanco, and directing his last movie.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Penélope Cruz, Lluís Homar, Blanca Portillo, José Luis Gómez

Votes: 33,677 | Gross: $5.01M

3. Room 237 (I) (2012)

Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary

6.2
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80 Metascore

An exploration of various interpretations of Stanley Kubrick's horror film, The Shining (1980).

Director: Rodney Ascher | Stars: Bill Blakemore, Geoffrey Cocks, Juli Kearns, John Fell Ryan

Votes: 18,362 | Gross: $0.26M

4. The Critic (1994–1995)

TV-14 | 522 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Jay Sherman is a New York film critic who has to review films he doesn't like for a living.

Stars: Jon Lovitz, Nancy Cartwright, Christine Cavanaugh, Gerrit Graham

Votes: 6,212

5. Siskel & Ebert (1986–2010)

30 min | Talk-Show

8.7
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Chicago critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert rate new movies with a thumbs up, or a thumbs down.

Stars: Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel, Richard Roeper, Michael Phillips

Votes: 1,406

6. Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010 Video)

Not Rated | 240 min | Documentary, Horror

8.7
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Explore the origins of "dream demon" Freddy Krueger in this award-winning documentary that takes you behind the scenes of the most frightening and imaginative horror franchise in motion picture history!

Directors: Daniel Farrands, Andrew Kasch | Stars: Heather Langenkamp, Stacey Alden, Erika Anderson, Marshall Bell

Votes: 3,428

7. Midnight Screenings (2011– )

Comedy, Talk-Show

8.5
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Brad Jones, along with his friends, provide comedic and improvised reviews of new films, recorded in a car after a screening at night.

Stars: Brad Jones, Brian Lewis, Sarah Gobble, David Gobble

Votes: 318

8. Hollywood Uncensored (1987)

Unrated | 75 min | Documentary

5.8
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Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and later in the movie Peter Fonda narrate the story about the censorship, exploitation and sex in Hollywood movies from the 1930s and the Hays' Motion Picture Production Code to the present day era.

Director: James Forsher | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Peter Fonda, Carroll Baker, Ira Barmak

Votes: 100

9. Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! (2008)

R | 103 min | Documentary

7.7
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76 Metascore

The story of the Australian exploitation genre cinema of 1970s and 80s.

Director: Mark Hartley | Stars: Phillip Adams, Glory Annen, Christine Amor, Victoria Anoux

Votes: 3,476 | Gross: $0.02M

10. Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)

Unrated | 88 min | Documentary, Horror

7.3
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A documentary on the history of the slasher film.

Stars: Ed Green, John Carpenter, Wes Craven, Herb Freed

Votes: 2,937

11. Dave's Old Porn (2011–2012)

30 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

7.3
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Dave Attell literally watches 70's and 80's porn along with other comedians with a hilarious twist down 'mammary' lane.

Stars: Dave Attell, Ron Jeremy, Andy Dick, Belladonna

Votes: 270

12. I Hate Everything, the Search for the Worst (2014– )

TV-MA | Documentary, Animation, Comedy

8.4
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Alex Beltman, the host of I Hate Everything (IHE), goes the IMDb's bottom 100 rated films (or other films he knows will be terrible) to find the worst film of all time.

Stars: Alex Beltman, Ralph Sepe Jr.

Votes: 612

13. Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003)

Not Rated | 169 min | Documentary, History

8.0
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86 Metascore

A documentary on how Los Angeles has been used and depicted in the movies.

Director: Thom Andersen | Star: Encke King

Votes: 1,654

14. The Critic (2000–2001)

10 min | Animation, Comedy

7.5
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Film critic Jay Sherman continues his media career online.

Stars: Jon Lovitz, Nick Jameson, Maurice LaMarche, Valerie Levitt

Votes: 430

15. Halloween: 25 Years of Terror (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Horror

7.7
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A retrospective documentary about the Halloween movie franchise.

Director: Stefan Hutchinson | Stars: P.J. Soles, Irwin Yablans, Moustapha Akkad, John Carpenter

Votes: 1,487

16. Cinemania (2002)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary

7.1
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67 Metascore

This documentary about the culture of intense cinephilia in New York City reveals the impassioned world of five obsessed movie buffs. The filmmakers expose this delightfully deranged cult ... See full summary »

Directors: Angela Christlieb, Stephen Kijak | Stars: Jack Angstreich, Eric Chadbourne, Bill Heidbreder, Roberta Hill

Votes: 2,096 | Gross: $0.01M

17. Heckler (2007)

R | 80 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.2
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HECKLER is a comedic feature documentary exploring the increasingly critical world we live in. After starring in a film that was critically bashed, Jamie Kennedy takes on hecklers and ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Addis | Stars: Louie Anderson, Criss Angel, Dave Attell, Vince August

Votes: 2,554

18. Agarrando pueblo (1977)

28 min | Comedy, Short

7.7
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Fictional film that simulates being a documentary about filmmakers who exploit the misery mercantilist purposes. It is a scathing criticism "porno-misery" and the opportunism of the ... See full summary »

Directors: Carlos Mayolo, Luis Ospina | Stars: Luis Alfonso Londoño, Carlos Mayolo, Ramiro Arbeláez, Eduardo Carvajal

Votes: 379

19. Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream (2005)

TV-14 | 86 min | Documentary

7.4
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From 1970-1977, six low budget films shown at midnight transformed the way we make and watch films.

Director: Stuart Samuels | Stars: John Waters, Ben Barenholtz, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Alan Douglas

Votes: 1,272

20. Nightmares in Red, White and Blue: The Evolution of the American Horror Film (2009)

Unrated | 96 min | Documentary, Horror

7.2
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An exploration of the appeal of horror films, with interviews of many legendary directors in the genre.

Director: Andrew Monument | Stars: Lance Henriksen, Larry Cohen, Joe Dante, John Carpenter

Votes: 2,242

21. Troldspejlet (1989– )

25 min

8.9
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Jakob Stegelmann reviews upcoming movies, video and dvd releases, video games, comic books, and role playing games.

Stars: Jakob Stegelmann, Christopher Hedegaard Andersen, Jens Olesen, Sonny Lahey

Votes: 272

22. Sex and Buttered Popcorn (1989)

R | 74 min | Documentary

6.8
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Actor Ned Beatty hosts a look at the genre known as "exploitation" films. Interviews with some of the producers and directors of these films are shown, along with scenes from and trailers for some of these films.

Director: Sam Harrison | Stars: Ned Beatty, David F. Friedman, Mildred Horn, Dan Sonney

Votes: 87

23. Shootout (2003–2008)

30 min | Talk-Show

6.4
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Big time producer Peter Guber and Variety's Peter Bart sit down with the biggest names in the business.

Stars: Peter Guber, Jeff Brenner, Clint Eastwood, Charlize Theron

Votes: 129

24. It Came from Hollywood (1982)

PG | 80 min | Documentary, Comedy

5.9
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Popular comedians watch and give comments about the worst and silliest films from Hollywood.

Directors: Malcolm Leo, Andrew Solt | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong

Votes: 749 | Gross: $2.57M

25. Michael Moore Hates America (2004)

R | 125 min | Documentary

5.0
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Michael Wilson, like the subject of his film, is trying to get an interview with a multi-millionaire; however, in this case, that millionaire is Michael Moore himself.

Director: Michael Wilson | Stars: Mike Abraham, Pete Auger, Andrew Breitbart, Dinesh D'Souza

Votes: 3,682

26. At the Movies (1982–1986)

30 min | Talk-Show

8.6
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The show that made Siskel and Ebert famous. These two Chicago-based movie critics sit around and review movies, giving either "Thumbs up" or "Thumbs down." Noted for the good-natured ... See full summary »

Stars: Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel, Elva Poznanski, Rex Reed

Votes: 524

27. Raging Boll (2010)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography

5.9
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Widely recognized as the planet's worst film director, Uwe Boll embarks on a quest to conquer Hollywood and take vengeance upon the film fanatics striving to destroy him. Filmed over three ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Lee West | Stars: Uwe Boll, Richard Kyanka, Chance Minter, Michael Paré

Votes: 54

28. Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies (2001)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary

7.2
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You've heard of Hollywood, a town of tinsel and glamour, the town of Paramount, Columbia and MGM.  But there is another Hollywood, a place where maverick independent EXPLOITATION FILMMAKERS... See full summary »

Director: Ray Greene | Stars: F.X. Feeney, Maila Nurmi, Michael Copner, Samuel Z. Arkoff

Votes: 500

29. Red Hollywood (1996 Video)

Not Rated | 118 min | Documentary, History

7.0
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A documentary that examines the films made by the victims of the Hollywood Blacklist and offers a radically difference perspective on a key period in the history of American cinema.

Directors: Thom Andersen, Noël Burch | Stars: Paul Jarrico, Eric Johnston, Ring Lardner Jr., John Howard Lawson

Votes: 125

30. Sneak Previews (1975–1996)

30 min | Talk-Show

8.4
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Two critics review films both old and new.

Stars: Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel, Jeffrey Lyons, Neal Gabler

Votes: 292

31. Baadasssss Cinema (2002 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

6.8
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Filmmaker Isaac Julien uses film clips and interviews to illustrate the history of the so-called "blaxploitation" genre.

Director: Isaac Julien | Stars: Pam Grier, Fred Williamson, Melvin Van Peebles, Elvis Mitchell

Votes: 577

32. Film Geek (2005)

Not Rated | 78 min | Comedy

6.2
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35 Metascore

The story of Scotty Pelk, a socially inept video store clerk who gets fired from his job and becomes a sensation as an online film critic.

Director: James Westby | Stars: Melik Malkasian, Ritah Parrish, John Breen, Dennis Adkins

Votes: 1,027 | Gross: $0.02M

33. Reel Paradise (2005)

R | 110 min | Documentary

6.6
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63 Metascore

Former indie film "guru" John Pierson takes his family to Fiji for one year to run the world's most remote movie theater.

Director: Steve James | Stars: Georgia Pierson, Janet Pierson, John Pierson, Wyatt Pierson

Votes: 433 | Gross: $0.03M

34. Slice and Dice: The Slasher Film Forever (2012)

75 min | Documentary

6.4
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A celebration of slasher cinema - from PSYCHO to the present day, with a focus on highlighting many of the genre's forgotten cult classics, deconstructing how to survive a slice and dice ... See full summary »

Director: Calum Waddell | Stars: Emily Booth, Tom Holland, Fred Olen Ray, Mick Garris

Votes: 140

35. One for the Fire: The Legacy of 'Night of the Living Dead' (2008)

88 min | Documentary

8.1
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A definitive documentary that recaps the evolution of an American Cinema Classic over the past 40 years.

Directors: Robert Lucas, Chris Roe | Stars: George A. Romero, Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea, Russell Streiner

Votes: 76

36. Popcon (2014)

29 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

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A leftist film critic trashes a Bollywood 'masala' film through his review, since he is fan of realist cinema, particularly Satyajit Ray and dismissive of Bollywood. Very soon the film ... See full summary »

Director: Dinkar Rao | Stars: Ajay Bahal, Mannat Bakshi, Eisha Chopra, Gopal Das Gupta

37. Nostalgia Critic Real Thoughts (2015– )

Comedy, Talk-Show

6.9
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Doug Walker and his brother Rob Walker discuss movies that were already reviewed in Nostalgia Critic (2007).

Stars: Doug Walker, Rob Walker

Votes: 99

38. Le fantôme d'Henri Langlois (2004)

Not Rated | 128 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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78 Metascore

Life and work of the founder of the Cinémathèque Française.

Director: Jacques Richard | Stars: Henri Alekan, Catherine Allégret, Jo Amorin, Jean-Michel Arnold

Votes: 354

39. The Critic (1963)

Approved | 4 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

7.1
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Mel Brooks is an old man watching abstract animations. He doesn't understand them, so he heckles with strange commentary, to the annoyance of those around him.

Director: Ernest Pintoff | Star: Mel Brooks

Votes: 720

40. Who Do You Think You're Fooling? (1994)

11 min | Crime, Short, Documentary

5.1
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A comparison of the films Reservoir Dogs and City on Fire, claiming Quentin Tarantino borrowed many elements of City on Fire without giving proper credit.

Director: Mike White | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Yun-Fat Chow, Tim Roth, Danny Lee

Votes: 201

41. Pop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror Picks (2014– )

Documentary

7.5
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Pop Culture Beast and Ryan Stockstad review horror movies, old and new, with a focus on recommendations for your Halloween movie night.

Stars: Ryan Stockstad, M.F. Dinan, Elissa Cohn, Vincente DiSanti

Votes: 8

42. You're Still Not Fooling Anybody (1997)

5 min | Short

3.3
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Mike White goes after Quentin Tarantino again in this sequel of "Who Do You Think You're Fooling?". In this follow-up, Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction" is the analyzed object and this time White ... See full summary »

Director: Mike White | Stars: Kurt Loder, Rosanna Arquette, Samuel L. Jackson, Steven Prince

Votes: 169

43. Filmland (2003–2004)

28 min | Documentary

5.9
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Danish-language film magazine featuring reviews of new theatrical releases and DVD's, interviews and special reports.

Stars: Søren Høy, Christoffer Boe, Viggo Mortensen, Ann Eleonora Jørgensen

Votes: 30

44. EconPop (2014– )

Short

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Add a Plot

Star: Andrew Heaton

45. The History of the Hands (2016)

105 min | Documentary

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The film is a study of nature and significance of the hands in cinema. Besides review of movements and actions, which creates an independent story, it reveals interactions and ... See full summary »

Director: Dmytro Bondarchuk

46. Ringenes herre (2002 TV Short)

25 min | Documentary, Short

7.1
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Discussing the second theatrical installment of The Lord of the Rings, the mythology of the books, and the popularity of the battle between good and evil.

Directors: Søren Høy, Niki Vraast-Thomsen | Stars: Søren Høy, Jakob Levinsen, Nicolai Molbech

Votes: 13

47. Hot Ticket (2001–2004)

30 min | Talk-Show

6.7
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Hot Ticket is a syndicated movie review and entertainment television program from 2001 to 2004. The half-hour show was hosted by Leonard Maltin and Todd Newton during its first season, and ... See full summary »

Stars: Leonard Maltin, Joyce Kulhawik, Todd Newton, Rachael Leigh Cook

Votes: 16

48. The Siskel & Ebert 500th Anniversary Special (1989 TV Movie)

7.5
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Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert, who are celebrating the 500th edition of their movie review show, perform their program for the first time on stage in front of an audience.

Stars: Gene Siskel, Roger Ebert, Jessica Lange, Thea Flaum

Votes: 16

49. Negative Space (2000 TV Short)

39 min | Documentary, Short

8.4
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A portrait of film critic Manny Farber, featuring interviews with Farber and art critic Dave Hickey, as well as inventively displayed clips of the films that Farber discusses.

Director: Christopher Petit | Stars: Manny Farber, Dave Hickey, Christopher Petit

Votes: 7

50. AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: In Search of (1998 TV Special)

60 min | Documentary

5.6
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Episode 4 of 10-part controversial series profiling the "hundred greatest movies" chosen by the American Film Institute in 1998. Companion piece to three-hour CBS special, this series ... See full summary »

Director: Gregory Orr | Stars: Woody Allen, Charlton Heston, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg

Votes: 79