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1. Life (2009 TV Mini-Series)

TV-G | 473 min | Documentary

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David Attenborough's legendary BBC crew explains and shows wildlife all over planet earth in 10 episodes. The first is an overview the challenges facing life, the others are dedicated to ... See full summary »

Stars: David Attenborough, Oprah Winfrey, Doug Allen, Michael Pitts

Votes: 23,817

2. Jodorowsky's Dune (2013)

PG-13 | 90 min | Documentary

8.1
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79 Metascore

The story of cult film director Alejandro Jodorowsky's ambitious but ultimately doomed film adaptation of the seminal science fiction novel.

Director: Frank Pavich | Stars: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Michel Seydoux, H.R. Giger, Chris Foss

Votes: 14,299 | Gross: $0.65M

3. Wishbone (1995–1999)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

8.4
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An intelligent and witty dog imagines himself in the role of characters from classic books and gets involved in similar real-life adventures.

Stars: Larry Brantley, Jordan Wall, Christie Abbott, Adam Springfield

Votes: 2,406

4. Even the Rain (2010)

Unrated | 103 min | Drama, History

7.5
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69 Metascore

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.

Director: Icíar Bollaín | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Luis Tosar, Karra Elejalde, Juan Carlos Aduviri

Votes: 9,859 | Gross: $0.56M

5. Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991)

R | 96 min | Documentary

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Documentary that chronicles how Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now (1979) was plagued by extraordinary script, shooting, budget, and casting problems--nearly destroying the life and career of the celebrated director.

Directors: Fax Bahr, George Hickenlooper, Eleanor Coppola | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, George Lucas

Votes: 13,824 | Gross: $1.32M

6. Be My Cat: A Film for Anne (2015)

87 min | Comedy, Horror, Romance

6.5
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A young man in Romania goes to shocking extremes to convince Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway to star in his film.

Director: Adrian Tofei | Stars: Adrian Tofei, Sonia Teodoriu, Florentina Hariton, Alexandra Stroe

Votes: 334

7. Jackass 2.5 (2007 Video)

Unrated | 64 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy

6.5
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The crew have now set off to finish what as left over from Jackass 2.0, and in this version they have Wee Man use a 'pee' gun on themselves, having a mini motor bike fracas in the grocery ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Tremaine | Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Preston Lacy, Dave England

Votes: 15,943

8. Tropic Thunder: Rain of Madness (2008 Video)

30 min | Short, Comedy

7.4
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A behind-the-scenes mockumentary of Tropic Thunder (2008).

Stars: Jack Black, Steve Coogan, Robert Downey Jr., Bill Hader

Votes: 3,027

9. The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness (2013)

118 min | Documentary

7.8
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75 Metascore

Follows the routines of those employed at Studio Ghibli, including filmmakers Hayao Miyazaki, Isao Takahata, and Toshio Suzuki as they work to release two films simultaneously, The Wind Rises and The Tale of the Princess Kaguya.

Director: Mami Sunada | Stars: Hayao Miyazaki, Yumiko Miyoshi, Toshio Suzuki, Shinsuke Nonaka

Votes: 2,956

10. Lost in La Mancha (2002)

R | 89 min | Documentary

7.4
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74 Metascore

Terry Gilliam's doomed attempt to get his film, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2017), off the ground.

Directors: Keith Fulton, Louis Pepe | Stars: Terry Gilliam, Johnny Depp, Jeff Bridges, Tony Grisoni

Votes: 9,463 | Gross: $0.03M

11. Burden of Dreams (1982)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary

8.0
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A documentary on the chaotic production of Werner Herzog's epic Fitzcarraldo (1982), showing how the film managed to get made despite problems that would have floored a less obsessively ... See full summary »

Director: Les Blank | Stars: Werner Herzog, Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, Jason Robards

Votes: 4,286

12. Best Worst Movie (2009)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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61 Metascore

A look at the making of the film Troll 2 (1990) and its journey from being crowned the "worst film of all time" to a cherished cult classic.

Director: Michael Stephenson | Stars: George Hardy, Lily Hardy, Pita Ray, Micki Knox

Votes: 6,253 | Gross: $0.10M

13. Secrets of the Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey (2016)

69 min | Documentary

7.7
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An inside look at the making of the movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), featuring footage and exclusive interviews with the actors and filmmakers.

Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: J.J. Abrams, Christian Alzmann, John Boyega, Bryan Burk

Votes: 190

14. Chaos on the Bridge (2014 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary, Biography, Sci-Fi

7.0
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The story of the struggle to create the television series, Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987).

Director: William Shatner | Stars: Richard Arnold, Ira Steven Behr, Rick Berman, Brannon Braga

Votes: 499

15. Overnight (2003)

R | 82 min | Documentary

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60 Metascore

A documentary on the rise and stumble of Troy Duffy, the bartender-cum-filmmaker who was swept up by Miramax's Harvey Weinstein to turn his script for The Boondock Saints into a feature film.

Directors: Tony Montana, Mark Brian Smith | Stars: Troy Duffy, Jeffrey Baxter, Chris Brinker, Jake Busey

Votes: 3,734

16. Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner (2007 Video)

214 min | Documentary

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The definitive three-and-a-half hour documentary about the troubled creation and enduring legacy of the science fiction classic "Blade Runner," culled from 80 interviews and hours of never-before-seen outtakes and lost footage.

Director: Charles de Lauzirika | Stars: Daryl Hannah, Michael Deeley, Harrison Ford, Joanna Cassidy

Votes: 1,252

17. Room Full of Spoons (2016)

113 min | Documentary

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A documentary about The Room (2003).

Director: Rick Harper | Stars: Juliette Danielle, Robyn Paris, Kyle Vogt, Philip Haldiman

Votes: 43

18. Eraserhead Stories (2001 Video)

85 min | Documentary

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The enduring hope that humanity may or may not persevere. A tale of love and abandonment.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Catherine E. Coulson, David Lynch, Jack Nance

Votes: 178

19. Pure Imagination: The Story of 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory' (2001 Video)

30 min | Documentary, Short

8.0
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Retrospective documentary on the making of the cult classic "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory."

Director: J.M. Kenny | Stars: Mel Stuart, David L. Wolper, Roald Dahl, David Seltzer

Votes: 129

20. Friends: The Stuff You've Never Seen (2001 TV Special)

17 min | Short

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Director: Kevin Bright | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Michael Gunderson, Katie

Votes: 450

21. Intervista (1987)

105 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Cinecitta, the huge movie studio outside Rome, is 50 years old and Fellini is interviewed by a Japanese TV crew about the films he has made there over the years as he begins production on ... See full summary »

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Sergio Rubini, Antonella Ponziani, Maurizio Mein, Paola Liguori

Votes: 1,788 | Gross: $0.11M

22. Empire of Dreams: The Story of the 'Star Wars' Trilogy (2004 Video)

151 min | Documentary, History, Sci-Fi

8.4
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An in-depth making of documentary about the original Star Wars trilogy, covering the productions of the three films and their impact on popular culture.

Directors: Edith Becker, Kevin Burns | Stars: Robert Clotworthy, Walter Cronkite, George Lucas, Steven Spielberg

Votes: 2,577

23. 6 Days to Air: The Making of South Park (2011 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 42 min | Documentary

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A look at the making of South Park: HUMANCENTiPAD (2011).

Director: Arthur Bradford | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Anne Garefino, Frank C. Agnone II

Votes: 1,534

24. The Creep Behind the Camera (2014)

111 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

7.9
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An exploration of the making of b-movie sci-fi cult classic "The Creeping Terror" and its con-man director Art "A.J." Nelson/Vic Savage.

Director: Pete Schuermann | Stars: Josh Phillips, Jodi Lynn Thomas, Bill LeVasseur, Brian McCulley

Votes: 98

25. Surviving Gilligan's Island: The Incredibly True Story of the Longest Three Hour Tour in History (2001 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

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A fun behind-the-scenes look into the 60's television series, "Gilligan's Island."

Director: Paul A. Kaufman | Stars: Dawn Wells, Russell Johnson, Bob Denver, Kristen Dalton

Votes: 404

26. Making 'The Shining' (1980 TV Short)

35 min | Documentary, Short

7.6
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A look behind the scenes during the making of 'Stanley Kubrick (I)''s The Shining (1980).

Director: Vivian Kubrick | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Vivian Kubrick, Terry Needham, Stanley Kubrick

Votes: 1,601

27. Titanic: The Final Word with James Cameron (2012 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

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Engineers, architects and historians are assembled to examine why the Titanic sank, using new technology that has come to light since James Cameron's film Titanic (1997).

Director: Tony Gerber | Stars: James Cameron, Ken Marschall, Paul-Henri Nargeolet, Bill Sauder

Votes: 440

28. Down from the Mountain (2000)

G | 98 min | Documentary, Music

7.4
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75 Metascore

This is a documentary about the musical artists who performed the songs in the Coen Brothers' film O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Directors: Nick Doob, Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: Ralph Stanley, Emmylou Harris, Evelyn Cox, Sidney Cox

Votes: 549 | Gross: $0.30M

29. Behind the Planet of the Apes (1998 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 127 min | Documentary

7.5
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The story behind the making of the 5 "Planet of the Apes" movies.

Directors: Kevin Burns, David Comtois | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Mort Abrahams, Charlton Heston, Richard D. Zanuck

Votes: 1,208

30. Film 2016 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Danny Leigh, Claudia Winkleman, Jonathan Ross, Barry Norman

Votes: 364

31. Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge (2014– )

Reality-TV

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People from around the world are bringing back Jim Henson's creatures back to life by competing to see who is the better monster maker.

Stars: Melissa Doss, Russ Adams, Gigi Edgley, Brian Henson

Votes: 455

32. The Beast Within: The Making of 'Alien' (2003 Video)

178 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi

8.3
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This made-for-DVD documentary treats horror and science fiction film fans to a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Alien, the terrifying classic about a spaceship crew trapped with a ... See full summary »

Director: Charles de Lauzirika | Stars: Bolaji Badejo, Martin Bower, Gordon Carroll, Veronica Cartwright

Votes: 372

33. The Women of SNL (2010 TV Movie)

Comedy

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Directors: Don Roy King, Beth McCarthy-Miller, Paul Miller, Jorma Taccone, Dave Wilson | Stars: Christina Aguilera, Fred Armisen, Dan Aykroyd, Alec Baldwin

Votes: 159

34. The Matrix Revisited (2001 Video)

Not Rated | 123 min | Documentary

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An "extras-only" DVD, packed with documentaries and behind-the-scenes footage from the filming of the ground-breaking 1999 movie "The Matrix". Includes a rare interview with the elusive ... See full summary »

Director: Josh Oreck | Stars: Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Joel Silver, Bill Pope, Owen Paterson

Votes: 2,571

35. No Half Measures: Creating the Final Season of Breaking Bad (2013 Video)

135 min | Documentary

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Director: Stuart Richardson | Stars: Adam Bernstein, Melissa Bernstein, Sharon Bialy, Michael Bowen

Votes: 260

36. 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: 694

37. Superior Firepower: The Making of 'Aliens' (2003 Video)

185 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi

8.1
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This feature-length documentary, made especially for the 2003 Aliens (1986) DVD release, is incredibly informative with all its interviews with both the cast and crew, as well as behind the... See full summary »

Director: Charles de Lauzirika | Stars: Simon Atherton, Jay Benedict, Michael Biehn, James Cameron

Votes: 329

38. The Alien Agenda: A Filmmaker's Log (2009 Video)

35 min | Short

8.6
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A documentary that discusses the making of the Oscar-nominated movie District 9 (2009).

Stars: Mike Berg, Neill Blomkamp, Brent Burge, Julian Clarke

Votes: 78

39. Full Tilt Boogie (1997)

R | 97 min | Documentary

6.5
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A documentary about the production of From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) and the people who made it.

Director: Sarah Kelly | Stars: Rick Stribling, Ken Bondy, Amy Minda Cohen, Elizabeth Avellan

Votes: 2,282 | Gross: $0.01M

40. The Making of 'Star Wars' (1977 TV Movie)

Unrated | 50 min | Documentary

7.4
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C-3PO and R2-D2 explore the creation of the film that made them famous.

Director: Robert Guenette | Stars: William Conrad, Anthony Daniels, George Lucas, Mark Hamill

Votes: 425

41. The Andy Griffith Show Reunion: Back to Mayberry (2003 TV Special)

E | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy

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Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Rodney Dillard, Don Knotts sat in their court room set where the show was made. They talked about the show and how the show affected their lives and how others ... See full summary »

Directors: Eamon Harrington, John Watkin | Stars: Frances Bavier, Aneta Corsaut, Rodney Dillard, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 46

42. The Meaning of Monty Python's Meaning of Life (1983 TV Short)

29 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Iain Johnstone | Stars: John Cleese, Eric Idle, Michael Palin, Terry Jones

Votes: 47

43. Ben-Hur: The Making of an Epic (1993 Video)

58 min | Documentary

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The story behind the masterpiece.

Director: Scott Benson | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Rudy Behlmer, Gore Vidal, J.J. Cohn

Votes: 141

44. Untitled 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' Featurette (1992 TV Short)

Not Rated | 4 min | Documentary, Short

6.7
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Short featurette produced to promote the film Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992).

Director: Fran Rubel Kuzui | Stars: Rutger Hauer, Fran Rubel Kuzui, Don LaFontaine, Luke Perry

Votes: 55

45. The Making of 'Alien³' (2003 Video)

161 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi

7.9
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The creation of the film Alien³ (1992) is covered here in this feature-length documentary in exhaustive detail. Many interviews with the cast and crew give us an idea of how hard of a time ... See full summary »

Director: Charles de Lauzirika | Stars: Martin Asbury, Michael Biehn, Ralph Brown, Greg Cannom

Votes: 300

46. Frasier: Analyzing the Laughter (2004 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy

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Frasier Crane visits his therapist and reminisces over the events of the past 11 years since his move from Boston to Seattle, in a clip show designed to commemorate the event of the last ever episode of Frasier (1993).

Director: Kelsey Grammer | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Fred Willard, Cleto Augusto, Donna Bullock

Votes: 93

47. Trick 'r Treat: The Lore and Legends of Halloween (2009 Video)

28 min | Short

7.9
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A look at the folklore of Halloween and legends behind it.

Stars: Brian Cox, Michael Dougherty, Bryan Singer, Dylan Baker

Votes: 385

48. Hotel Torgo (2004)

28 min | Documentary, Drama, Short

7.1
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In April of 1966 a film called "Manos: The Hands of Fate" was completed. By late April of that same year critics agreed unanimously that this was to be forever regarded as one of the worst ... See full summary »

Directors: Aaron Allard, James Lafleur, Marco Pazzano | Stars: Diane Adelson, Richard Brandt, George Cavender, Colbert Coldwell

Votes: 223

49. Imagining Zootopia (2016)

47 min | Documentary

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An examination of the making of the film, Zootopia (2016)

Directors: Natalie Osma, Kristofer Ríos | Stars: Jared Bush, Shakti Butler, Fox Carney, Renato Dos Anjos

Votes: 11

50. The Last Airbender: Siege of the North (2010 Video)

19 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Dev Patel, Noah Ringer, Philip Messina, M. Night Shyamalan

Votes: 144