Most Popular "History Filmmaking" Titles
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1. The Invention of Lying (2009)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A comedy set in a world where no one has ever lied, until a writer seizes the opportunity for personal gain.
2. Even the Rain (2010)
Unrated | 103 min | Drama, History
As a director and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Cochabamba, Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatize the water supply.
3. Swimming to Cambodia (1987)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama
Spalding Gray tells about his participation in the film, "The Killing Fields" & the background story about the troubles of Cambodia.
4. The Assassination of Jesse James: Death of an Outlaw (2008 Video)
32 min | Documentary, Short
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.
5. AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains (2003 TV Special)
TV-14 | Documentary
The American Film Institute celebrates 100 years of film by recognizing the top 50 film heroes and top 50 film villains of all time.
6. The Tramp and the Dictator (2002)
56 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A look at the parallel lives of Charles Chaplin and Adolf Hitler and how they crossed with the creation of The Great Dictator (1940).
7. Cleopatra: The Film That Changed Hollywood (2001 TV Movie)
119 min | Documentary, History
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 »
9. Mel Gibson's 'Braveheart': A Filmmaker's Passion (2000 TV Short)
Unrated | 28 min | Documentary, Short
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 »
10. The Real Men with 'The Right Stuff' (2003 Video)
15 min | Documentary, Short
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".
19. Fight Against Time: Oliver Stone's Alexander (2005 Video)
76 min | Documentary
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 »
23. Once Upon a Time in the South: Behind 'The Last Confederate' (2007 Video)
20 min | Documentary, Short
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 »
27. On Location with 'Robbery Under Arms' (1985 TV Mini-Series)
48 min | Documentary
Made-for-television documentary about the making of the South Australian Film Corporation production of _Robbery Under Arms (1985) (TV)_.
28. Alfred the Great (II) (1969)
5 min | Short, Biography
This promotional short for the feature film Alfred the Great (1969) briefly tells of the virtues of the warrior-king, and comments on the three major players in the film. Scenes from the ... See full summary »