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1. Entertainment Tonight (1981– )

60 min | News

3.7
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"Entertainment Tonight" is the #1 syndicated entertainment newsmagazine in the world. Launched in 1981, ET is anchored by Mary Hart and Bob Goen. Primary substitute anchors are Jann Carl ... See full summary »

Creator: Alfred Masini | Stars: Mark Steines, Nancy O'Dell, Mary Hart, Kevin Frazier

2. Powder Keg (2001)

8 min | Action, Short

7.7
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January 13, 2001. Times war photographer Harvey Jacobs is wounded while witnessing a massacre at Nuevo Colon by terrorists. In a desperate effort, the United Nations sends a vehicle to get ... See full summary »

Writers: David Carter, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Guillermo Arriaga | Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu | Stars: Clive Owen, Stellan Skarsgård, Lois Smith

3. Star (I) (2001)

7 min | Action, Short, Comedy

7.8
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The Driver now carries an arrogant rock star who is visiting a major city (not Pittsburgh as earlier believed). Played by Madonna, this title character wants to get away from her bodyguards... See full summary »

Writers: Joe Sweet, Guy Ritchie | Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Clive Owen, Michael Beattie, Toru Tanaka Jr., DTeflon

4. Chosen (2001)

6 min | Action, Short

7.0
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The Driver is carrying an East Asian child who has been chosen for a strange rite. He must drive him through a dark night in the city to get to a monk's house, while eluding several U.S. ... See full summary »

Writer: David Carter | Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Clive Owen, Mason Lee, Sonom Gualson, Brian Smyj

5. Ambush (2001)

6 min | Action, Short

7.2
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A mysterious BMW driver must protect an eccentric old foreigner from criminals.

Writer: Andrew Kevin Walker | Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Clive Owen, Tomas Milian, Franklin Dennis Jones

6. MGM Parade (1955–1956)

30 min

6.1
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The original concept of the show was to allow the viewer to see the inner workings of a movie studio and featured interviews with MGM stars and explanations of how movies were made. Later, ... See full summary »

Stars: George Murphy, Carey Wilson, Judy Garland, John Nesbitt

7. Entertainment Tonight Canada (2005– )

30 min | News

4.1
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A Canadian version of the long-running original American show, produced by Global Television.

Stars: Erin Cebula, Dakota Goyo, David Caplan, Michael Bublé

8. Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds: AKA... What a Life (2011 Video)

Short, Music

6.8
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Writers: Blake West, Mike Bruce | Directors: Mike Bruce, Blake West | Stars: Russell Brand, Devon Ogden

9. The Rock (1967)

9 min | Short

6.6
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In this promotional short for the MGM feature Point Blank (1967), the "rock" of the title is Alcatraz Island, which housed a US federal prison that closed in 1963. Alcatraz is one of the ... See full summary »

Stars: John Boorman, Angie Dickinson, John Giles, Lee Marvin

10. The Wild Weird World of Dr. Goldfoot (1965 TV Short)

29 min | Short, Comedy

5.9
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Writers: Louis M. Heyward, Stanley Ralph Ross | Director: Mel Ferber | Stars: Vincent Price, Tommy Kirk, Susan Hart, Aron Kincaid

11. 2010: The Odyssey Continues (1984)

TV-G | 18 min | Documentary, Short

6.2
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This promotional short for 2010 (1984) shows moviegoers how some of the film's visual effects were created. This includes makeup for Keir Dullea's character, how the astronauts float in ... See full summary »

Writer: William Rus | Director: Les Mayfield | Stars: Bob Balaban, Elya Baskin, Albert Brenner, Arthur C. Clarke

12. The Car That Became a Star (1965)

10 min | Documentary, Short

5.4
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At a 1965 international auto show in New York City, the key attraction is not a new car but a 35 year old late 1930s-vintage brilliant yellow colored Phantom II Rolls-Royce limousine. Its ... See full summary »

Stars: Rex Harrison, Jeanne Moreau, Shirley MacLaine, George C. Scott

13. Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage (1983)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Documentary

8.1
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A compilation of out-takes from the movies.

Directors: Ron Blackman, Bruce Goldstein, Stanley Sheff | Stars: Gig Young, Bud Abbott, Walter Abel, Katharine Alexander

14. The Freddy Krueger Special (1988 TV Movie)

60 min | Horror, Music

8.6
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MTV tie-in special for A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988) featuring v.j. Kevin Seal going in search of Freddy Krueger only to wind up in the maniac's clutches.

Stars: Alice Cooper, Don Dokken, The Fat Boys, Ozzy Osbourne

15. Orientation: A Scientology Information Film (1996)

37 min | Documentary, Short

1.5
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An introduction and overview to Scientology.

Stars: Norman Starkey, Bob Adams, Kirstie Alley, Larry Anderson

16. James Bond: Licence to Thrill (1987 TV Movie)

51 min | Documentary

7.1
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Promotional documentary television special celebrating the 25th Anniversary of James Bond and release of the then new James Bond film _Living Daylights, The (1987)_.

Director: Mike Ward | Stars: Joe Don Baker, John Barry, Caroline Bliss, Albert R. Broccoli

17. Northward, Ho! (1940)

10 min | Documentary, Short, History

5.8
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Behind-the-scenes promotional featurette to publicize the epic outdoor adventure filmed on location in Idaho.

Writer: Herman Hoffman | Director: Harry Loud | Stars: Clem Bevans, Truman Bradley, Clark Gable, Myrna Loy

18. The Fearless Vampire Killers: Vampires 101 (1967)

GP | 10 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

6.4
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From the study of his rundown English manor, an old British Professor instructs the audience as to the dangers associated with vampires, and exactly how to kill them. Scenes from Roman ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Mindlin Jr. | Director: Michael Mindlin Jr. | Star: Max Wall

19. 'Bullitt': Steve McQueen's Commitment to Reality (1968)

10 min | Documentary, Short

6.5
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Writer: Jay Anson | Director: Ronald Saland | Stars: Steve McQueen, Bill Hickman, Harry Kleiner, Peter Yates

20. The Making of a Great Motion Picture (1936)

7 min | Short, Documentary

5.8
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Narrated documentary of the making of Anthony Adverse (1936), featuring many clips from the actual film.

Stars: Steffi Duna, Louis Hayward, Claude Rains, Olivia de Havilland

21. Hollywood Goes to Town (1938)

Approved | 9 min | Short, Documentary

6.4
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This short shows how Hollywood gets ready for the world premiere of an "important" movie. The film celebrated here is Marie Antoinette (1938), which had its premiere at the Carthay Circle ... See full summary »

Director: Herman Hoffman | Stars: Don Wilson, Judy Garland, Freddie Bartholomew, Una Merkel

22. Operation Dirty Dozen (1967)

9 min | Short, Documentary

5.8
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A short film looking behind the scenes at the making of The Dirty Dozen (1967). Showing many scenes being filmed just north of London, the short focuses mostly on star Lee Marvin enjoying ... See full summary »

Writer: Jay Anson | Director: Ronald Saland | Stars: Lee Marvin, John Cassavetes, Jim Brown, Clint Walker

23. True Blood-Lines: A New Type (2008 TV Movie)

24 min | Documentary

8.0
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Directors, writers and actors from some of Hollywood's most popular vampire stories join real-life vampires to discuss the modern vampire subculture. The documentary also follows how pop ... See full summary »

Director: Souzan Alavi | Stars: Len Wiseman, James V. Hart, Joel Schumacher, Anthony Timpone

24. Personalities (1942)

Approved | 10 min | Short

6.0
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In this "Romance of Celluloid", MGM showcases performers whose careers are just starting. Excerpts from their recently released films are included. The narrator says that moviegoers will ... See full summary »

Stars: Patricia Dane, Carole Gallagher, Van Johnson, Richard Ney

25. Van Gogh: Darkness Into Light (1956)

21 min | Documentary, Short

6.3
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A film short on the making of Lust for Life (1956) which starred Kirk Douglas and Anthony Quinn. This behind the scenes look focuses primarily the various European locations used in the ... See full summary »

Writer: Fritz Goodwin | Stars: Dore Schary, Jeanne Louise Calment, Kirk Douglas, John Houseman

26. All Eyes on Sharon Tate (1967)

11 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

6.2
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Promotional short film on an aspiring young actress Sharon Tate and her first film Eye of the Devil (1966). She takes acting classes and elocution lessons and is clearly on the fast-track ... See full summary »

Stars: Sharon Tate, Martin Ransohoff, J. Lee Thompson, John Calley

27. The Home Economics Story (1951)

25 min | Short, Documentary

1.8
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Opportunities for young women in the field of home economics.

28. Bond 1973: The Lost Documentary (1973)

21 min | Documentary, Short

7.0
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Original 1973 short promotional documentary on the making of the 8th James Bond movie Live and Let Die (1973).

Director: Chris Doll | Stars: Albert R. Broccoli, Harry Saltzman, Guy Hamilton, Roger Moore

29. Hollywood: Style Center of the World (1940)

Approved | 11 min | Documentary, Short

3.7
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This short promotes the premise that movies often create a demand for the fashions seen in them. It starts with a vignette in rural America. A mother and daughter go to town to buy a new ... See full summary »

Director: Oliver Garver | Stars: Ann Morriss, Naomi Childers, George Lessey, May McAvoy

30. The Shoes of the Fisherman (II) (1968)

9 min | Documentary, Short

7.4
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This promotional short has the same title as the feature film it advertises, The Shoes of the Fisherman (1968). Michael Anderson, the film's director, explains his creative vision for the ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Anderson, Vittorio De Sica, George Englund, John Gielgud

31. Nintendo 64: Change the System (1996 Video)

Not Rated | 15 min | Short

8.1
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A promotional video of Nintendo promoting the Nintendo 64.

Stars: David Checel, Steve Greaves, Ken Lobb, Brian O'Rourke

32. And the Word Was Bond (1999 TV Movie)

25 min | Documentary

6.1
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Promotional Documentary released to promote _World Is Not Enough, The (1999)_.

Director: Rob Done | Stars: Michael Apted, Vic Armstrong, Barbara Bach, Albert R. Broccoli

33. James Bond Down River (2000 TV Special)

25 min | Documentary

5.2
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Promotional documentary television special filmed at the London East End Docklands area and River Thames for the filming of the opening boat chase for _World Is Not Enough, The (1999)_.

Director: Rob Done | Stars: Michael Apted, Vic Armstrong, Dave Bickers, Pierce Brosnan

34. The Amazing Miss Cummings: An Actress at Work and Play (1977)

9 min | Documentary, Short

5.5
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A behind the scenes look at child actress Quinn Cummings on the set of the film The Goodbye Girl (1977). The writer, director and major cast members of the film are briefly interviewed and ... See full summary »

Writer: William Riead | Director: William Riead | Stars: Neil Simon, Herbert Ross, Quinn Cummings, Marsha Mason

35. Filmmaking on the Riviera (1964)

Unrated | 10 min | Documentary, Short

5.5
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This promotional film for Joy House (1964) shows the cast and crew filming at locations on the French Riviera. Star Alain Delon performs his own dangerous stunts in the movie, which is ... See full summary »

Stars: Lola Albright, Jacques Bar, René Clément, Alain Delon

36. From the Ends of the Earth (1939)

Documentary, Short

3.0
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An MGM short showing how materials are shipped by boat 'From the Ends of the Earth' to Hollywood. Featuring footage from the MGM films being made at the time. Such as The Women, Thunder ... See full summary »

Stars: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Wallace Beery, Ina Claire

37. Harry Callahan/Clint Eastwood: Something Special in Films (1976)

6 min | Documentary, Short

6.6
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A promotional short which details the making of 'The Enforcer'.

Writer: Jay Anson | Director: Ronald Saland | Stars: James Fargo, Tyne Daly, DeVeren Bookwalter, Clint Eastwood

38. In Tune with Tomorrow (1939)

15 min | Animation, Short

7.1
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Through stop motion, a car is built piece-by-piece in 3-D with the added enhancement of music and sound effects. Each part becomes "alive" and has its own distinct characteristics. Originally made for the 1939 World's Fair.

Director: John Norling

39. Destination Earth (1956)

13 min | Animation, Short, Sci-Fi

5.1
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A Martian explorer discovers the secrets behind the USA's prosperity: oil and free enterprise!

Writers: Bill Scott, Michael Amestoy, George Gordon | Director: Carl Urbano | Stars: Marvin Miller, Edmon Ryan

40. David Lean's Film of Doctor Zhivago (1965)

7 min | Documentary, Short

7.5
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After a short biography of author Boris Pasternak, we get a behind-the-scenes look at the filming of Doctor Zhivago (1965).

Stars: David Lean, Robert Bolt, Geraldine Chaplin

41. The Y Word (2010 Video)

2 min | Short

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A short film to promote kicking racism out of football.

Writers: David Baddiel, Ivor Baddiel | Director: Robert Young | Stars: Gary Lineker, Frank Lampard, Ledley King

42. H.M.S. Bounty Sails Again! (1962)

8 min | Short, Documentary

5.8
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A life-sized replica of the H.M.S. Bounty was built in Lunenberg, Nova Scotia for use in filming the movie, Mutiny on the Bounty (1962). The ship is making a tour of the Pacific northwest ... See full summary »

Stars: William Bennett, Ellsworth Coggins, John Cherberg, Joseph Gandy

43. James Bond: Shaken and Stirred (1997 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

4.2
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Promotional TV documentary to publicize the release of the then new James Bond movie Tomorrow Never Dies (1997). Includes interviews with a number of key cast and crew production personnel.

Stars: Vic Armstrong, David Arnold, Samantha Bond, Pierce Brosnan

44. Century 21 Calling... (1962)

14 min | Short

2.7
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Two perky teens explore every inch of the telephone exhibit at Seattle's fair.

Director: Robert W. Larsen

45. San Sebastian 1746 in 1968 (1968)

10 min | Short, Documentary

6.9
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A behind-the scenes look at the filming of a few scenes from _Bataille de San Sebastian, La (1968)_ in a desert in northern Mexico.

Writers: Justo Lacomba, Ed Apfel | Director: Floyd L. Peterson | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Henri Verneuil, Anjanette Comer, Jaime Fernández

46. Leonard Nimoy Demonstrates the Magnavision Videodisc Player (1981 Video)

48 min | Documentary

8.5
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Stars: Willie Allemang, Diane Fischer, Leonard Nimoy

47. On Location with: FAME (1980)

12 min | Documentary, Short

6.7
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A short film about the making of the movie "Fame."

Writer: Mark Schneider | Director: Mark Schneider | Stars: Alan Parker, Maureen Teefy, Antonia Franceschi, Irene Cara

48. Bond '89 (2006 Video)

12 min | Documentary, Short

5.7
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Interviews with cast and crew on the Villa Arabesque Mexico set of the James Bond movie Licence to Kill (1989).

Stars: Albert R. Broccoli, Timothy Dalton, Robert Davi, Carey Lowell

49. The Making of 'Poltergeist' (1982 TV Movie)

8 min | Short, Documentary

5.7
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A behind-the-scenes look at how some of the visual effects were accomplished in the feature film Poltergeist (1982).

Director: Frank Marshall | Stars: Steven Spielberg, Frank Marshall, Craig T. Nelson, Tobe Hooper

50. The 42nd. Street Special (1933)

6 min | Documentary, Short

7.6
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As part of a publicity campaign for the film 42nd Street (1933), Warner Bros. studios, with the assistance of the General Electric Company, assembled a 7-car train they called "The 42nd. ... See full summary »

Stars: Leo Carrillo, Bette Davis, Claire Dodd, Bette Durkee