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1. Jodorowsky's Dune (2013)

PG-13 | 90 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: 15,660 | Gross: $0.65M

2. 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 (2018), off the ground.

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

Votes: 9,701 | Gross: $0.03M

3. Yume to kyôki no ôkoku (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: 3,433

4. Cabin by the Lake (2000 TV Movie)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

5.7
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A screenwriter, who lives in a cabin by the lake near Los Angeles, drowns young women, then goes back to visit their bodies and do their laundry.

Director: Po-Chih Leong | Stars: Judd Nelson, Hedy Burress, Michael Weatherly, Susan Gibney

Votes: 1,976

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

88 min | Documentary, Animation

7.1
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76 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 2,729 | Gross: $0.13M

6. Les plages d'Agnès (2008)

110 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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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.

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

Votes: 1,765 | Gross: $0.24M

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

151 min | Documentary, History, Sci-Fi

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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: 2,755

8. 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.

Director: Jack Haley Jr. | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Mervyn LeRoy, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley

Votes: 313

9. 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.

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

Votes: 1,265

10. Moneyball: Playing the Game (2012 Video)

19 min | Documentary, Short, Sport

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Cast and crew discuss the film's authentic recreation of baseball scenes and the landscape of the 2002 baseball season, sets and filming locales, costuming, and more.

Stars: Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bennett Miller, Wally Pfister

Votes: 8

11. 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: 411

12. 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 »

Stars: Mitch Pileggi, Chris Carter, Rob Bowman, David Duchovny

Votes: 145

13. The Way of the Karate Kid (2005 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: 44

14. Halloween: 25 Years of Terror (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Horror

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A retrospective documentary about the Halloween movie franchise.

Director: Stefan Hutchinson | Stars: P.J. Soles, Irwin Yablans, Moustapha Akkad, John Carpenter

Votes: 1,413

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

185 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi

8.2
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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: 369

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

51 min | Documentary

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Behind-the-scenes look at the making of "Jurassic Park" narrated by James Earl Jones.

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

Votes: 473

17. 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: 168

18. K9 PI: Sniffin' Out the Reel Story (2002 Video)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Mark A. Miller | Stars: Jim Belushi, Richard J. Lewis, Barbara Tyson, Karl Lewis Miller

Votes: 27

19. 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: 351

20. Halloween 4: Final Cut (2001 Video)

17 min | Documentary, Short, Horror

6.8
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Retrospective documentary on the making of "Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers."

Director: Mark Cerulli | Stars: James Rosenthal, Moustapha Akkad, Ellie Cornell, Paul Freeman

Votes: 80

21. Good Taste Made Bad Taste (1988 Video)

25 min | Short, Documentary

7.0
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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: 300

22. The Beginning: Making 'Episode I' (2001 Video)

66 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi

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The entire process of making Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) are shown here in this documentary. From pre-production through post-production we get to see visual effects ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Shenk | Stars: George Lucas, John Knoll, Doug Chiang, Rick McCallum

Votes: 442

23. 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 »

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

Votes: 85

24. Cantando nace el amor (1954)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.6
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Director: Miguel M. Delgado | Stars: Elsa Aguirre, Raúl Martínez, Andrés Soler, Óscar Pulido

Votes: 5

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

PG | 61 min | Documentary

8.0
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A Documentary on the '1985' film: Return to Oz (1985).

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

Votes: 40

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

12 min | Documentary, Short

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The behind the scenes story of the making of the 2009 Kate Beckinsale helmed thriller Whiteout. Includes interviews and trivia.

Director: Josh Oreck

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

Unrated | 54 min | Documentary

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

Votes: 242

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

Approved | 8 min | Documentary, Short

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A behind the scenes featurette of "Police Academy 6: City Under Siege."

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

Votes: 17

29. Beverly Hills Cop II: The Phenomenon Continues (2002 Video)

21 min | Documentary, Short

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A retrospective look at the making of Beverly Hills Cop II.

Stars: John Ashton, Judge Reinhold, Billy Weber, Tony Scott

Votes: 5

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

10 min | Documentary, Short

7.3
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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

31. 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: 22

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

38 min | Documentary, Short

7.6
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Behind-the-scenes documentary on the making and production of "The Curse of the Black Pearl".

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

Votes: 220

33. 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 »

Stars: Mark Hamill, George Lucas, Anthony Daniels, Harrison Ford

Votes: 487

34. 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: 541

35. Pulp Fiction: The Facts (2002 Video)

31 min | Documentary, Short

6.5
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Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Lawrence Bender, Samuel L. Jackson, Sally Menke

Votes: 299

36. Walking the Tracks: The Summer of Stand by Me (2000 Video)

37 min | Documentary, Short

7.7
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Retrospective documentary on the making of "Stand By Me".

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

Votes: 140

37. Phoenix Diaries (2005 Video)

42 min | Documentary, Short

6.6
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Behind-the-scenes documentary following director John Moore during the production of "Flight of the Phoenix" in Namibia.

Director: Stephen French | Stars: Scott Michael Campbell, Tony Curran, Sticky Fingaz, Brendan Galvin

Votes: 27

38. Hell on Earth (2002 TV Movie)

51 min | Documentary

7.9
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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: 81

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

20 min | Documentary, Short

6.3
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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: 242

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

52 min | Documentary

7.4
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Director: David Thompson | Stars: Bernardo Bertolucci, Michael Pitt, Eva Green, Louis Garrel

Votes: 41

41. Audience of One (2007)

88 min | Documentary

7.4
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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: 255

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

21 min | Documentary, Short

6.0
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A closer look at the making of Sam Mendes' American Beauty (1999), one of the greatest cultural phenomena of all time. The documentary focus on the film's explosive and successful impact ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 144

43. The Making of 'The Incredibles' (2005 Video)

28 min | Documentary, Short

7.6
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The production of the movie, "The Incredibles," shot behind the scenes at Pixar Animation Studios.

Director: Rick Butler | Stars: Mark Andrews, Alan Barillaro, Brad Bird, Chris DiGiovanni

Votes: 34

44. 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: 184

45. Making 'Taxi Driver' (1999 Video)

71 min | Documentary

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To highlight Taxi Driver's 38th anniversary, this 70-minute documentary delves into the making of Scorsese's film and highlights the many contributions put forth by Taxi Driver's ensemble of talented actors and artisans.

Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Martin Scorsese, Paul Schrader, Peter Boyle, Robert De Niro

Votes: 232

46. 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: 80

47. Minnesota Nice (2003 Video)

28 min | Short, Documentary

6.7
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A special behind the scenes documentary about one of the greatest films of all time, with actors and the directors revealing stories and curiosities about the film and also about the ... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, William H. Macy

Votes: 154

48. 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: 298

49. 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 »

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

Votes: 199

50. Within a Minute: The Making of 'Episode III' (2005 Video)

78 min | Documentary

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Director: Tippy Bushkin | Stars: Rick McCallum, George Lucas, Erik Tiemens, Iain McCaig

Votes: 131