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1. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

PG | 115 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.7
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72 Metascore

A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore, David Kelly, Helena Bonham Carter

Votes: 319,184 | Gross: $206.46M

2. Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

R | 104 min | Drama, Music

7.4
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92 Metascore

A week in the life of a young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961.

Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Stars: Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman, Garrett Hedlund

Votes: 95,730 | Gross: $13.21M

3. I'm Not There. (2007)

R | 135 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.0
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73 Metascore

Ruminations on the life of Bob Dylan, where six characters embody a different aspect of the musician's life and work.

Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Heath Ledger, Ben Whishaw

Votes: 48,272 | Gross: $4.00M

4. Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

PG-13 | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.2
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79 Metascore

Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock n roller, Rodriguez.

Director: Malik Bendjelloul | Stars: Rodriguez, Stephen 'Sugar' Segerman, Dennis Coffey, Mike Theodore

Votes: 48,462 | Gross: $3.70M

5. Factory Girl (2006)

R | 90 min | Biography, Drama

6.4
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45 Metascore

Based on the rise and fall of socialite Edie Sedgwick, concentrating on her relationships with Andy Warhol and a folk singer.

Director: George Hickenlooper | Stars: Sienna Miller, Guy Pearce, Hayden Christensen, Jimmy Fallon

Votes: 18,324 | Gross: $1.65M

6. A Mighty Wind (2003)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Music

7.3
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81 Metascore

Mockumentary captures the reunion of 1960s folk trio the Folksmen as they prepare for a show at The Town Hall to memorialize a recently deceased concert promoter.

Director: Christopher Guest | Stars: Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy, Michael McKean, Jim Moret

Votes: 22,379 | Gross: $17.51M

7. Dogfight (1991)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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In 1963, the night before the 18 years old "Birdlace" Eddie and his friends are shipped to Vietnam. They play a dirty game called 'Dogfight': all of them seek a woman for a party, and who ... See full summary »

Director: Nancy Savoca | Stars: River Phoenix, Lili Taylor, Richard Panebianco, Anthony Clark

Votes: 6,459 | Gross: $0.39M

8. Bob Roberts (1992)

R | 102 min | Comedy

7.0
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A right-wing folk singer becomes a corrupt politician and runs a crooked election campaign. Only one independent muck-raking reporter is trying to stop him.

Director: Tim Robbins | Stars: Tim Robbins, Giancarlo Esposito, Alan Rickman, Ray Wise

Votes: 11,457 | Gross: $4.48M

9. The Apple (1980)

PG | 90 min | Music, Musical, Sci-Fi

4.2
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In 1994, a young couple enters the world of the music industry, and subsequently the world of drugs.

Director: Menahem Golan | Stars: Catherine Mary Stewart, George Gilmour, Grace Kennedy, Allan Love

Votes: 1,331

10. Chelsea Walls (2001)

R | 109 min | Drama

5.1
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34 Metascore

This movie tells five stories set in a single day at the famed Chelsea Hotel in New York City, involving an ensemble cast of some 30-35 characters.

Director: Ethan Hawke | Stars: Paz de la Huerta, Vincent D'Onofrio, Bianca Hunter, Kevin Corrigan

Votes: 1,811 | Gross: $0.06M

11. Tea and Sympathy (1956)

Approved | 122 min | Drama

7.3
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Tom Lee is a sensitive boy of 17 whose lack of interest in the "manly" pursuits of sports, mountain climbing and girls labels him "sister-boy" at the college he is attending. Head master ... See full summary »

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Deborah Kerr, John Kerr, Leif Erickson, Edward Andrews

Votes: 1,629

12. Wonderful World (2009)

R | 89 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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48 Metascore

Ben Singer has his cynical worldview darkened by his roommate Ibu's sudden medical situation, though the arrival of Ibu's sister, Khadi, might remedy both men's ills.

Director: Joshua Goldin | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Sanaa Lathan, Michael Kenneth Williams, Philip Baker Hall

Votes: 2,153 | Gross: $0.01M

13. Izo (2004)

128 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

6.2
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An executed samurai takes an existential journey throughout time, space and eternity in search of bloody vengeance.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Kazuya Nakayama, Kaori Momoi, Ryûhei Matsuda, Ryôsuke Miki

Votes: 3,903

14. Ten (2014)

83 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery

6.0
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Ten women find themselves in a vacant mansion on Spektor Island in December, 1972. Each believes she's traveled to the house on business, but they all agree that something seems strange. ... See full summary »

Directors: Sophia Cacciola, Michael J. Epstein | Stars: Jade Sylvan, Molly Carlisle, Molly Devon, Karin Webb

Votes: 718

15. Taal (1999)

179 min | Musical, Romance

6.8
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On a sight-seeing road trip of India, U.K. based Manav Mehta meets Mansi, the daughter of a singer, Tarababu. He is attracted to her, and makes his attraction known. She also is attracted ... See full summary »

Director: Subhash Ghai | Stars: Anil Kapoor, Akshaye Khanna, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Alok Nath

Votes: 3,840

16. Renaldo and Clara (1978)

R | 235 min | Drama

6.7
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This epic is a mass amalgamation of three separate film-types that is, contrary to popular opinion, coherent and a unified whole. Bob Dylan is shown in concert, often masked, during the ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Dylan | Stars: Bob Dylan, Sara Dylan, Joan Baez, Ronnie Hawkins

Votes: 391

17. The Pied Piper (1972)

G | 86 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical

6.6
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Greed, corruption, ignorance, and disease. Midsummer, 1349: the Black Death reaches northern Germany. Minstrels go to Hamelin for the Mayor's daughter's wedding to the Baron's son. He wants... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Keith Buckley, Patsy Puttnam, Arthur Hewlett, Paul Hennen

Votes: 397

18. The Crazy Stranger (1997)

Unrated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.7
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A man is looking for a singer he had heard on cassette. He finds much more.

Director: Tony Gatlif | Stars: Romain Duris, Rona Hartner, Izidor Serban, Ovidiu Balan

Votes: 6,158 | Gross: $0.67M

19. Out in the Silence (2009)

56 min | Documentary, Comedy, Family

5.7
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The announcement of filmmaker Joe Wilson's wedding to another man ignites a firestorm of controversy in his small hometown and a plea for help from the mother of a gay teen being tormented at school.

Directors: Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson | Stars: C.J. Bills, Diane Granley, Linda Henderson, Roxanne Hitchcock

Votes: 340

20. Eat the Document (1972)

Not Rated | 54 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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Bob Dylan and The Hawks (aka The Band) on their infamous 1966 "Judas" tour of the UK.

Director: Bob Dylan | Stars: Bob Dylan, Richard Manuel, Robbie Robertson, Rick Danko

Votes: 333

21. The Byrd Who Flew Alone: The Triumphs and Tragedy of Gene Clark (2013)

110 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.9
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A documentary on the life and work of Gene Clark, co-founder of The Byrds, whose subsequent career was a rollercoaster of pioneering music and personal disaster.

Directors: Jack Kendall, Paul Kendall | Stars: Gene Clark, David Crosby, Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman

Votes: 142

22. Seven in Darkness (1969 TV Movie)

74 min | Adventure, Drama

7.0
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Based on the Leonard Bishop's novel Against Heaven's Hand. Seven blind people are on a plane on their way to a convention for the blind in Seattle. Due to bad weather, the plane crashes and only the seven blind people survive.

Director: Michael Caffey | Stars: Milton Berle, Bill Dyer, Nancy Fisher, Ted Foulkes

Votes: 110

23. Don't Give Up on Us (2006)

113 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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Director: Joyce Bernal | Stars: Judy Ann Santos, Piolo Pascual, Hilda Koronel, Rio Locsin

Votes: 49

24. Pete Seeger: The Power of Song (2007)

PG | 93 min | Documentary, Music

8.4
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81 Metascore

Interviews, archival footage and home movies are used to illustrate a social history of folk artist and activist Pete Seeger.

Director: Jim Brown | Stars: Joan Baez, Johnny Cash, Bill Clinton, Bob Dylan

Votes: 397 | Gross: $0.18M

25. John Denver: Country Boy (2013 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.1
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A profile of the life and career of singer/songwriter John Denver.

Director: Steve Freer | Stars: Natasha Pyne, John Denver, Annie Martell, G. Brown

Votes: 86

26. Seeing Red (1983)

100 min | Documentary, History

8.0
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A unique documentary that looks at the political activities of the American Communist Party in the early to mid-twentieth century.

Directors: Jim Klein, Julia Reichert | Stars: Oscar Hunter, Rose Podmaka, Sylvia Woods, Howard 'Stretch' Johnson

Votes: 85

27. Glamour Girl (1948)

Approved | 68 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.7
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The marriage of Ray Royle (Jack Leonard) to recording company talent scout Lorraine (Virginia Grey) ends in divorce after she tries to dictate both his personal and professional life. Her ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Dreifuss | Stars: Gene Krupa and His Orchestra, Gene Krupa, Virginia Grey, Michael Duane

Votes: 6

28. Celebration at Big Sur (1971)

GP | 82 min | Documentary, Music

6.1
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Directors: Baird Bryant, Johanna Demetrakas | Stars: Joan Baez, Carol Ann Cisneros, David Crosby, Chris Ethridge

Votes: 112

29. The Singer (1978 TV Movie)

90 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.0
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Victor Jara is one of the most popular singers in Chile. In 1973 he is arrested by the military and his body is found dead.

Director: Dean Reed | Stars: Dean Reed, Friederike Aust, Gerry Wolff, Thomas Wolff

Votes: 30

30. Lifetime Guarantee: Phranc's Adventure in Plastic (2001)

58 min | Documentary

8.0
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The award-winning documentary follows Phranc, a Jewish lesbian folk singer who reached notable fame in the 1980s, in her new escapades as a Tupperware saleswoman. The film displays Phranc's... See full summary »

Director: Lisa Udelson | Star: Phranc

Votes: 18

31. Cofralandes, Part Two: Faces and Places (2002)

80 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Bernard Pautrat, Raoul Ruiz

Votes: 7

32. Low Self-Esteem Girl (2000)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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A generous but gullible young woman is exploited sexually by a pot dealer and his clients. Meanwhile, a demon-possessed virgin falls in love with her but his Christian youth group pastor ... See full summary »

Director: Blaine Thurier | Stars: Corrina Hammond, Rob McBeth, Ted Dave, Cindy Wolfe

Votes: 36

33. Irish and Proud of It (1938)

78 min | Comedy, Romance

3.4
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Donogh O'Connor is an Irish singer making good in London who, at a banquet, expresses the desire to return to the little village, Ballyvoraine, where he was born. Two of his friends, owning... See full summary »

Director: Donovan Pedelty | Stars: Richard Hayward, Dinah Sheridan, Gwenllian Gill, George Pembroke

Votes: 17

34. Ayúdeme usted compadre (1968)

115 min

5.8
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A select group of immortal Chilean songs, from folklore and pop, that show us the beauty and diversity of this country. A must-see for every Chilean, and for every music lover.

Director: Germán Becker | Stars: Los Perlas, Los Huasos Quincheros, Pedro Messone, Fresia Soto

Votes: 13

35. Neptune Presents (1957– )

5 min | Music

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Little is known about this series, a weekly 5-minute music program which aired on Fridays at 7:25PM, each episode featuring a vocalist. Among the singers featured during the run were Stan Stafford and Denis Gibbons.

Stars: Denis Gibbons, Stan Stafford

36. Hridoy Theke Hridoy (1994)

146 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

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A love story of three hearts.

Director: Shahadat Khan | Stars: Amin Khan, Rupa, Lata, Golam Mustafa

37. Callahan's Crosstime Saloon (1997 Video Game)

Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

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Callahan's Crosstime Saloon is a place where all sorts of folks, both human and fantastical, meet to have a laugh and a drink. Jake Stonebender must prove to the caretaker of our universe that people are good by helping out the patrons.

Director: Kathleen Bober | Stars: Jeff Baker, Jim Lawless, Joe Glenn, Marty McDonough

38. Ondho Prem (1993)

119 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

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A musical love triangle between a blind girl, a singer and a music producer.

Director: Mostofa Anwar | Stars: Nuton, Champa, Manna, Humayun Faridi

39. Just Folk (1965– )

30 min | Music

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A weekly half-hour series featuring folk singers.

Star: Gary Shearston

40. The Ballad and the Source (1983)

Not Rated | 16 min | Short, Music

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Director: John Cohen | Star: Walter Pardon

41. William Clauson Recital (1957 TV Movie)

40 min | Music

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A live 40-minute Sydney-aired recital by American folk singer William Clauson. It aired on non-commercial television.

Star: William Clauson

42. William Clauson (1957 TV Movie)

45 min | Music

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American folk singer William Clauson sings songs in a live program from Melbourne Town Hall.

Star: William Clauson

43. Here's William Clauson (1957 TV Movie)

15 min | Music

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A live recital by American folk-singer William Clauson.

Star: William Clauson

44. Britain's Got Talent (2007– )
Episode: 2015: Auditions 2 (2015)

Comedy, Music, Reality-TV

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Director: Charlie Irwin | Stars: Anthony McPartlin, Declan Donnelly, Simon Cowell, Alesha Dixon

45. On Stage with Mantis (2009– )
Episode: Andy Pratt (2011)

Music

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Andy joins us to debut material from his 2011 release, Life And Death, produced by Fernando Perdomo.

Stars: Mantis Khiralla, Andy Pratt

46. On Stage with Mantis (2009– )
Episode: Andy Pratt (2010)

Music

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Andy appears fresh out of the studio with his new release, Andy Pratt Loves You, produced by Fernando Perdomo. This full-length CD features the single "Home of the Brave".

Stars: Mantis Khiralla, Andy Pratt

47. On Stage with Mantis (2009– )
Episode: Andy Pratt (2009)

Music

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Music Legend, Andy Pratt, joins us for the series premiere with a great solo set of his classic songs.

Stars: Mantis Khiralla, Andy Pratt

48. On Stage with Mantis (2009– )
Episode: Bird Mancini (2010)

Music

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This Dou is widely known for their great styling's in Folk/Americana.

Stars: Ruby Bird, Mantis Khiralla, Billy Carl Mancini

49. Top Cat (1961–1962)
Episode: Choo Choo Goes Ga-Ga (1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.6
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Choo Choo threatens to kill himself unless he gets a date with a famous Hollywood actress. Top Cat was never one to resist a challenge.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna | Stars: Allen Jenkins, Leo DeLyon, Bea Benaderet, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 19

50. The Danny Kaye Show (1963–1967)
Episode: Episode #1.30 (1964)

Comedy, Music

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Guests include actors Mary Tyler Moore and Harvey Korman and the singing group, The Youngfolk. In one sketch Danny discovers the beautiful Queen of the Jungle played by Mary. In another ... See full summary »

Stars: Danny Kaye, Charles Aznavour, Harvey Korman, Mary Tyler Moore