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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: 10,666

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: 1,913

3. Lost in La Mancha (2002)

R | 89 min | Documentary

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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: 9,005

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

88 min | Documentary, Animation

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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: 2,038

5. 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: 1,098

6. 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: 1,570

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

151 min | Documentary, History

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.

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

Votes: 2,216

8. 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

9. 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: 278

10. 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: 117

11. 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: 288

12. 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

13. 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

14. 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: 522

15. 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: 27

16. 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: 244

17. 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

18. 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

19. 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: 303

20. 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: 415

21. 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

22. 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

23. Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach - Mistaken Identity: Case Reopened (2004 Video)

8 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

4.6
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Stars: Alan Myerson, George Gaynes, Matt McCoy, G.W. Bailey

Votes: 5

24. Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment - Accidental Heroes: The Best of... (2004 Video)

Approved | 7 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Steve Guttenberg, Paul Maslansky, Lance Kinsey, Marion Ramsey

Votes: 10

25. Hell on Earth (2002 TV Movie)

51 min | Documentary

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Hell on Earth is an hour-long documentary presented by Mark Kermode. It's about Ken Russell's 1971 film, The Devils which is one of the most controversial films ever made. Kermode chats to ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Joyce | Stars: Mark Kermode, Roy Baird, Michael Bradsell, Imogen Claire

Votes: 74

26. 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

27. 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: 77

28. Bewitched: The Magic Unveiled (2005 Video)

16 min | Short

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

Votes: 8

29. 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

30. 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

31. 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

32. 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

33. 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: 134

34. The Making of 'Silent Running' (1972)

49 min | Documentary

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An on-set documentary about the making of the classic science fiction film "Silent Running".

Writers: Scott Beach, Frank Buxton | Director: Charles L. Barbee | Stars: Joan Baez, Scott Beach, Dick Dawson, Bruce Dern

Votes: 56

35. 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

36. 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

37. Cantando nace el amor (1954)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

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Writers: Miguel M. Delgado, Eduardo Galindo, Ramón Pérez Peláez | Director: Miguel M. Delgado | Stars: Elsa Aguirre, Raúl Martínez, Andrés Soler, Óscar Pulido

38. 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

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

8 min | Documentary, Short

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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: 171

40. The Making of 'Terminator' (1984 TV Short)

30 min | Documentary, Short

7.5
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Documentary about the making of the sci-fi hit, The Terminator.

Writer: Drew Cummings | Director: Drew Cummings | Stars: Michael Biehn, Earl Boen, James Cameron, Linda Hamilton

Votes: 177

41. 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

42. 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

43. 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: 250

44. Hell Hath No Fury (1999 Video)

30 min | Documentary, Short

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The making of the film "The Outlaw Josey Wales" featuring film footage, behind the scenes footage, and current interviews with the cast.

Writer: Wayne A. Brown | Director: Gary Finlan | Stars: John Milius, Sam Bottoms, Joel Cox, Clint Eastwood

Votes: 48

45. 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

46. An Epic at Sea: The Making of 'Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl' (2003 Video)

38 min | Documentary, Short

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This documentary was created for the DVD release for Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003). It features behind the scenes footage and plenty of cast and crew interviews to inform us how this film was put together.

Stars: Bob Anderson, Mark Anderson, Charles Bailey, Robert A. Blackburn

Votes: 226

47. 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: 59

48. 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: 12

49. Return to Jurassic Park: Making Prehistory (2011 Video)

20 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Kathleen Kennedy, Dean Cundey, Steven Spielberg, Randy Dutra

Votes: 11

50. 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