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1. Jodorowsky's Dune (2013)

PG-13 | 88 min | Documentary

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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: 11,049

2. The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness (2013)

118 min | Documentary

7.9
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75 Metascore

About Hayao Miyazaki's life and Studio Ghibli.

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

Votes: 2,037

3. Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? (2013)

88 min | Documentary, Animation

7.0
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76 Metascore

A series of interviews featuring linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky done in hand-drawn animation.

Writer: Michel Gondry | Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Noam Chomsky, Michel Gondry, Richard Feynman, Michèle Oshima

Votes: 2,091

4. 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, off the ground.

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

Votes: 9,058

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

151 min | Documentary, History

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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.

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

Votes: 2,248

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

178 min | Documentary

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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 »

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

Votes: 308

7. The Beaches of Agnès (2008)

110 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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86 Metascore

Agnès Varda explores her memories, mostly chronologically, with photographs, film clips, interviews, reenactments, and droll, playful contemporary scenes of her narrating her story.

Writer: Agnès Varda | Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Agnès Varda, André Lubrano, Blaise Fournier, Vincent Fournier

Votes: 1,579

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

Not Rated | 127 min | Documentary

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

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

Votes: 1,104

9. The Making of 'The X Files: Fight the Future' (1998 Video)

27 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi, Short

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An exploration of how completely different the television series is from the film. The cast and filmmakers underwent quite a change in order to create the film X Files, The (1998). We are ... See full summary »

Writer: Spencer Davis Gray | Stars: Mitch Pileggi, Chris Carter, Rob Bowman, David Duchovny

Votes: 119

10. The Making of 'The Lord of the Rings' (2002 Video)

Documentary

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Documentary of the making of Peter Jackson's adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic work of fantasy.

Director: Costa Botes | Stars: Sean Astin, Sean Bean, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom

Votes: 526

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

185 min | Documentary

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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 »

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

Votes: 279

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

161 min | Documentary

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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 »

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

Votes: 246

13. Return to Jurassic Park: Dawn of a New Era (2011 Video)

25 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Steven Spielberg, Michael Crichton, Kathleen Kennedy, Stan Winston

Votes: 18

14. The Making of 'Jurassic Park' (1995 Video)

51 min | Documentary

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This documentary treats film fans to a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Jurassic Park, one of the 90's biggest hits and a milestone in special effects development. Narrated by James ... See full summary »

Writer: John Schultz | Director: John Schultz | Stars: James Earl Jones, Steven Spielberg, Michael Crichton, Stan Winston

Votes: 447

15. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 50 Years of Magic (1990 TV Movie)

TV-G | 52 min | Documentary

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Documentary about the making of the 1939 MGM classic film The Wizard of Oz. Includes interviews of cast and crew members, their families and fans of the film.

Writers: Jack Haley Jr., Stanley Ralph Ross, Aljean Harmetz, John Fricke, Jay Scarfone, William Stillman | Director: Jack Haley Jr. | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Mervyn LeRoy, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley

Votes: 289

16. Faces of Death: Fact or Fiction? (1999)

Unrated | 54 min | Documentary

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Writers: James B. Schwartz, John Alan Schwartz | Director: John Alan Schwartz | Stars: Louise Jane, James B. Schwartz, John Alan Schwartz, Michael Carr

Votes: 227

17. Ten Minute Film School: Big Movies Made Cheap (2004 Video)

10 min | Documentary, Short

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Using his film Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams (2002), Robert Rodriguez demonstrates how to cheaply create expensive-looking special effects.

Director: Robert Rodriguez | Star: Robert Rodriguez

Votes: 161

18. From 'Star Wars' to 'Jedi': The Making of a Saga (1983 TV Movie)

Unrated | 65 min | Documentary

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Ever wonder how they ever made Star Wars, Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi? Well this documentary explains it all as we're taken on a behind-the-scenes tour of the making of the ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Schickel | Stars: Mark Hamill, George Lucas, Anthony Daniels, Harrison Ford

Votes: 418

19. Audience of One (2007)

88 min | Documentary

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A documentary following a Pentecostal minister who receives a vision from God to create an epic science fiction movie based on the biblical story of Joseph, sending him and his followers on a journey of extreme faith.

Director: Mike Jacobs | Stars: Richard Gazowsky, Pietro Manigrasso

Votes: 252

20. The World Is Watching: Making the Hunger Games (2012 Video)

122 min | Documentary

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Writer: Cliff Stephenson | Stars: Elizabeth Banks, Lon Bender, Wes Bentley, Robin Bissell

Votes: 78

21. The Way of the Karate Kid (2004 Video)

45 min | Documentary, Short, Sport

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Director: Michael Gillis | Stars: Robert Mark Kamen, John G. Avildsen, Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita

Votes: 45

22. Cinema Sex Politics: Bertolucci Makes 'The Dreamers' (2003 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: David Thompson | Stars: Bernardo Bertolucci, Michael Pitt, Eva Green, Louis Garrel

Votes: 40

23. American Beauty: Look Closer... (2000 Video)

21 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Barbara Toennies | Stars: Scott Bakula, Alan Ball, Annette Bening, Wes Bentley

Votes: 141

24. Pulp Fiction: The Facts (2002 Video)

31 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Lawrence Bender, Samuel L. Jackson, Sally Menke

Votes: 296

25. Sobbin' Women: The Making of 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers' (1997 TV Short)

35 min | Short, Documentary, Music

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This behind-the-scenes documentary includes interviews with people who were directly involved in the MGM classic musical 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers'. Those interviewed include actors ... See full summary »

Writer: Tom Edwards | Director: Scott Benson | Stars: Howard Keel, Stanley Donen, Saul Chaplin, Michael Kidd

Votes: 84

26. Pure Rage: The Making of '28 Days Later' (2002 TV Short)

20 min | Documentary, Short

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Documentary about the making of Danny Boyle's end-of-the-world style horror movie, 28 Days Later.

Director: Toby James | Stars: Lisa I'Anson, Andy Coghlan, Brian Duerden, Naomie Harris

Votes: 238

27. Return to Oz: The Joy That Got Away (2007)

PG | 61 min | Documentary

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A Documentary on the '1985' film: Return to Oz (1985).

Writer: Gabe Rodriguez | Director: Gabe Rodriguez | Stars: John Fricke, Jeanette Furevig, Crystal Gonzales, Jeff Legace

Votes: 39

28. Police Academy: Mission to Moscow - Underneath the Mission (2004 Video)

Approved | 10 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Paul Maslansky, George Gaynes, Michael Winslow, Leslie Easterbrook

Votes: 28

29. Bald: The Making of 'THX 1138' (1971)

8 min | Documentary, Short

5.9
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A documentary about the sacrifice the actors and actresses had to make to be a part of 'THX 1138'.

Director: George Lucas | Stars: Francis Ford Coppola, George Lucas, Walter Murch, Claudette Bessing

Votes: 174

30. Police Academy 6: City Under Siege - Unholy Alliance: A Retrospective (2004 Video)

Approved | 8 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Peter Bonerz, Leslie Easterbrook, Marion Ramsey, G.W. Bailey

Votes: 18

31. Batman: The Journey Begins (2005 Video)

14 min | Documentary, Short

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An overview of how Batman Begins (2005) was taken from concept to realization.

Stars: Christian Bale, Nathan Crowley, David Forman, David S. Goyer

Votes: 149

32. Santa Claus: The Making of the Movie (1985 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary, Family

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This behind-the-scenes documentary follows Team Salkind as they set out to bring Santa's "true" story to the screen. Dudley Moore (Patch) hosts; David Huddleston intros in character as Santa.

Writer: Iain Johnstone | Directors: Danny Huston, Iain Johnstone | Stars: Ted Maynard, Dudley Moore, Ilya Salkind

Votes: 24

33. Bewitched: The Magic Unveiled (2005 Video)

16 min | Short

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Stars: Herbie Pilato, Sol Saks, William Asher, Kasey Rogers

Votes: 8

34. The Making of 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' (1981 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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One of the first 'Making of...' movies to become a hit in its own right, this documentary treats movie fans to a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Raiders of the Lost Ark, about the ... See full summary »

Writers: Lee Knight, Phillip Schuman | Director: Phillip Schuman | Stars: Scott Beach, Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Frank Marshall

Votes: 201

35. The Making of 'Terminator 2: Judgment Day' (1991 TV Short)

Not Rated | 25 min | Documentary, Short

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Documentary of the making of the sequel to the popular Schwarzenegger film, The Terminator.

Directors: David G. Hudson, Ed W. Marsh | Stars: Walter Noon, Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Cameron, Linda Hamilton

Votes: 288

36. I'm Healthy, I'm Alive and I'm Free (1977 TV Short)

7 min | Documentary, Short

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This documentary treats film fans to a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Midnight Express, the now-classic film about a young man arrested in Turkey for drug smuggling and thrown into... See full summary »

Director: William Riead | Stars: Peter Guber, William Hayes Sr., Billy Hayes, Ken Minyard

Votes: 58

37. The Making of 'Planet of the Apes' (2001 TV Short)

27 min | Documentary, Short

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This documentary provides an inside look to several main stages of production for the 2001 film, Planet of the Apes (2001), including make-up, costume design, and set construction.

Writers: Riley Alexander, Christina Iacono | Director: Thomas C. Grane | Stars: Michael Clarke Duncan, Tim Burton, Mark Wahlberg, Tim Roth

Votes: 86

38. How Harry Met Sally... (2001 Video)

33 min | Short, Documentary

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Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Rob Reiner, Nora Ephron, Billy Crystal, Carrie Fisher

Votes: 156

39. The Making of 'Back to the Future' (1985 TV Short)

14 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Les Mayfield | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Bob Gale, Huey Lewis, Lawrence G. Paull

Votes: 62

40. Walking the Tracks: The Summer of 'Stand by Me' (2002 Video)

37 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Michael Gillis | Stars: Stephen King, Rob Reiner, Richard Dreyfuss, Wil Wheaton

Votes: 135

41. Whiteout: The Coldest Thriller Ever (2009 Video)

12 min | Short

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Director: Josh Oreck

42. Police Academy 3: Back in Training - All Washed Up: Floating Memories (2004 Video)

Approved | 8 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Paul Maslansky, Bubba Smith, Leslie Easterbrook, Marion Ramsey

Votes: 13

43. Tools of Ignorance: The Making of 'The Battery' (2014 Video)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

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A feature-length documentary about the making of the The Battery, an independent zombie film that has received worldwide acclaim, featuring filmmaker interviews, behind the scenes footage, ... See full summary »

Stars: Jeremy Gardner, Christian Stella, Adam Cronheim, Kelly McQuade

Votes: 9

44. Good Taste Made Bad Taste (1988 Video)

25 min | Short, Documentary

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A very informative documentary on the making of Peter Jackson's gore classic Bad Taste. Highlights include behind-the-scenes footage, detailed explanations of the special effects, an ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Hiles | Stars: Peter Vere-Jones, Peter Jackson, Craig Smith, Dean Lawrie

Votes: 278

45. The Making of 'My Fair Lady' (1995 Video)

58 min | Documentary

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This 30th anniversary documentary treats film fans to a behind-the-scenes look at the making of My Fair Lady, the classic musical about a poor young girl transformed into a woman of society... See full summary »

Writers: Suzie Galler, Roy McDonald | Director: Suzie Galler | Stars: Jeremy Brett, Gene Allen, Julie Andrews, Army Archerd

Votes: 71

46. Of Pigs and Men (2009 Video)

78 min | Documentary

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The making of the controversial 1975 bestiality art-film VASE DE NOCES.

Writer: Federico Caddeo | Director: Federico Caddeo | Stars: Dominique Garny, Thierry Zéno

Votes: 9

47. A Night at the Movies: The Gigantic World of Epics (2009 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 58 min | Documentary

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Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Steven Spielberg, Gary Smith, Melvyn Stokes, Robert Osborne

Votes: 29

48. Ben's Boston (2010 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary, Short

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Stars: Jeremy Renner, Slaine, Ben Affleck, Jon Hamm

49. Return to Jurassic Park: The Next Step in Evolution (2011 Video)

15 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Dennis Muren, Dean Cundey

Votes: 13

50. The Making of 'LolliLove' (2006 Video)

34 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

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Director: Justin Remer | Stars: Jenna Fischer, James Gunn, Peter Alton, Stephen Blackehart

Votes: 31