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1. (1963)

Not Rated | 138 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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A harried movie director retreats into his memories and fantasies.

Writers: Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano, Tullio Pinelli, Brunello Rondi | Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Anouk Aimée, Claudia Cardinale, Sandra Milo

Votes: 68,331

2. Martian Child (2007)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.8
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48 Metascore

A science-fiction writer, recently widowed, considers whether to adopt a hyper-imaginative 6-year-old abandoned and socially rejected boy who says he's really from Mars.

Writers: Seth Bass, Jonathan Tolins, David Gerrold | Director: Menno Meyjes | Stars: John Cusack, Amanda Peet, Bobby Coleman, Sophie Okonedo

Votes: 16,591

3. Millennium Actress (2001)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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70 Metascore

A TV interviewer and his cameraman meet a former actress and travel through her memories and career.

Writers: Satoshi Kon, Sadayuki Murai | Director: Satoshi Kon | Stars: Miyoko Shôji, Mami Koyama, Fumiko Orikasa, Shôzô Iizuka

Votes: 12,404

4. Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! (2008)

R | 103 min | Documentary

7.7
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76 Metascore

The story of the Australian exploitation genre cinema of 1970s and 80s.

Writer: Mark Hartley | Director: Mark Hartley | Stars: Phillip Adams, Glory Annen, Christine Amor, Victoria Anoux

Votes: 2,855

5. Machete Maidens Unleashed! (2010)

84 min | Documentary

7.4
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A fast moving odyssey into the subterranean world of the rarely explored province of Filipino genre filmmaking.

Writer: Mark Hartley | Director: Mark Hartley | Stars: Carmen Argenziano, Allan Arkush, John Ashley, Alan Birkinshaw

Votes: 1,056

6. Identification of a Woman (1982)

Not Rated | 128 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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The movie director Niccolo has just been left by his wife. This gives him the idea of making a movie about women's relationships. He starts to search for a woman who can play the leading ... See full summary »

Writers: Michelangelo Antonioni, Gérard Brach, Tonino Guerra | Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: Tomas Milian, Daniela Silverio, Christine Boisson, Lara Wendel

Votes: 1,688

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, Kenny Baker, Jim Bloom, Leo Braudy

Votes: 2,179

8. Zenith (2010)

93 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.6
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A retro-futuristic steam-punk thriller, about two men in two time periods, whose search for the same grand conspiracy leads them to question their own humanity.

Writer: Vladan Nikolic | Director: Vladan Nikolic | Stars: Peter Scanavino, Jason Robards III, Ana Asensio, Didier Flamand

Votes: 567

9. Nomad the Beginning (2013)

87 min | Action, Sci-Fi

3.0
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On a desperate quest to find her missing brother, Marianna reluctantly picks up a mysterious stranger with no memory, John. Together they must get to a rendezvous point on the west coast ... See full summary »

Writer: Thomas Dixon | Director: Thomas Dixon | Stars: Clint Glenn Hummel, Maria Aceves, Joshua DesRoches, Brantley Black

Votes: 132

10. How William Shatner Changed the World (2005 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 120 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi

7.4
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William Shatner presents a light-hearted look at how the "Star Trek" TV series have influenced and inspired today's technologies, including: cell phones, medical imaging, computers and ... See full summary »

Writers: Alan Handel, Julian Jones, William Shatner, Chip Walter | Director: Julian Jones | Stars: William Shatner, Jon Adler, Martin Cooper, Rob Haitani

Votes: 378

11. Blood, Boobs & Beast (2007)

75 min | Documentary

7.0
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Blood, Boobs and Beast tells the compelling story of Don Dohler, whose movies have been called everything from oddly brilliant to some of the worst films of all time. Despite his critics, ... See full summary »

Director: John Paul Kinhart | Stars: Don Dohler, J.J. Abrams, Robert Long II, Mitch Klein

Votes: 199

12. Coming Soon (1982 Video)

55 min | Documentary, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.6
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Scenes and trailers from 50 of Universal's greatest Horror Films.

Writers: Mick Garris, John Landis | Director: John Landis | Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Acquanetta, John Agar, Louise Allbritton

Votes: 110

13. Classic Creatures: Return of the Jedi (1983 TV Movie)

49 min | Documentary

6.6
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Writers: Robert Guenette, Greg O'Neil | Director: Robert Guenette | Stars: Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Kenny Baker, David Alan Barclay

Votes: 112

14. Invasion Iowa (2005– )

Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.9
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William Shatner spoofs/punks a whole midwestern town, (Riverside, Iowa, aka: the birth place of his Star Trek character, Captain Kirk) who think he is in town to shoot a big-budget, action-adventure film.

Creators: Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick | Stars: William Shatner, Desi Lydic, Ryan Baumbach, Ernie Grunwald

Votes: 74

15. Frazetta: Painting with Fire (2003)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary

7.7
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For over 50 years, Frank Frazetta dominated the art world with his images of fierce warriors, helpless princesses, and fantastical creatures set in the most lavish landscapes. His impact ... See full summary »

Director: Lance Laspina | Stars: Eleanor Frazetta, Frank Frazetta, Heidi Frazetta, Forrest J Ackerman

Votes: 298

16. The Hamster Factor and Other Tales of Twelve Monkeys (1996 Video)

88 min | Documentary

7.6
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A documentary following Terry Gilliam through the creation of "12 Monkeys" (1995)

Writers: Keith Fulton, Louis Pepe | Directors: Keith Fulton, Louis Pepe | Stars: Keith Fulton, Dorothea Braemer, Kristi Connors, Ken Haas

Votes: 756

17. From Stargate to Atlantis: Sci Fi Lowdown (2004 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.0
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Director: John Murphy | Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping, Christopher Judge

Votes: 172

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

Unrated | 65 min | Documentary

7.4
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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: 409

19. AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains (2003 TV Special)

TV-14 | Documentary

6.8
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The American Film Institute celebrates 100 years of film by recognizing the top 50 film heroes and top 50 film villains of all time.

Writer: Bob Gazzale | Directors: Gary Smith, Dann Netter | Stars: Kathy Bates, Anthony Hopkins, Hayden Christensen, Glenn Close

Votes: 220

20. Dreams with Sharp Teeth (2008)

96 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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64 Metascore

A documentary on speculative fiction writer and essayist Harlan Ellison.

Writer: Erik Nelson | Director: Erik Nelson | Stars: Harlan Ellison, Robin Williams, Neil Gaiman, Edie Adams

Votes: 488

21. Sci Fi Inside: Stargate SG-1 200th Episode (2006 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Stars: Gary Jones, Robert C. Cooper, Claudia Black, Glen Mowatt

Votes: 138

22. Stargate SG-1: True Science (2006 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Tim Usborne | Stars: Amanda Tapping, Kevin Warwick, Brad Wright

Votes: 92

23. The World of Hammer (1990– )

25 min | Documentary

7.0
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Stars: Oliver Reed, Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Francis Matthews

Votes: 43

24. Marvel Ultimate Alliance: Superheroes of Marvel Ultimate Alliance (2006 Video)

Documentary, Crime

9.0
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Go behind the scenes of Marvel: Ultimate Alliance. You'll find in depth insights from the branding teams of both Activision and Marvel, the art department, animators, writer and other key ... See full summary »

Director: Glenn Amonitti | Stars: C.B. Cebulski, Dan Edwards, Keith Fuller, Dan Hay

Votes: 76

25. The Movies (2005 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.5
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You play the head of a movie studio who must produce movies, manage your personnel and market your product as the technology of the medium changes over the years.

Writers: Martin Alexander Korda, James Leach, Mark Hill | Director: Peter Molyneux | Stars: Benedict Caeser, Ben Cullum, Jamie Cullum, Kyle Eastwood

Votes: 383

26. Méliès, los Orígenes (1996 Video)

45 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

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Directors: Georges Méliès, Segundo de Chomón | Stars: Sergio Capelo, Rafael Ordóñez Arrieta

27. Sci Fi Lowdown: Behind the Stargate - Secrets Revealed (2005 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: John Murphy | Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping, Christopher Judge

Votes: 93

28. From Star Wars to Star Wars: The Story of Industrial Light & Magic (1999 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary

6.8
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The incredible evolution of George Lucas' special effects dream factory, including an inside look at "Star Wars: Episode One - The Phantom Menace."

Writer: Jon Kroll | Director: Jon Kroll | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Ahmed Best, James Cameron, Rob Coleman

Votes: 347

29. Remembering 'Battlestar Galactica' (2004 Video)

48 min | Documentary

8.9
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The cast and crew of Battlestar Galactica remembers what it was like to film the series, covering everything from shooting schedules, special effects, costumes, guest stars, aliens and cancellation.

Director: Keith A. Cox | Stars: Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict, Herbert Jefferson Jr., Laurette Spang

Votes: 59

30. The Making of 'Stargate' (2003 Video)

24 min | Documentary, Short

7.2
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Stars: Ken Fix, Holger Gross, Jeffrey A. Okun, Kurt Russell

Votes: 21

31. Marvel Ultimate Alliance: The Ultimate Game (2006 Video)

Documentary

8.9
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Go behind the scenes of Marvel: Ultimate Alliance. You'll find in depth insights from the branding teams of both Activision and Marvel, the art department, animators, writer and other key ... See full summary »

Director: Glenn Amonitti | Stars: C.B. Cebulski, Dan Edwards, Keith Fuller, Dan Hay

Votes: 74

32. Truly, Madly, Cheaply!: British B Movies (2008 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

6.9
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A look at the history of British B-movies.

Writer: Matthew Sweet | Director: Hans Petch | Stars: Matthew Sweet, Steve Chibnall, Kenneth Baker, John Mortimer

Votes: 34

33. Famous Monster: Forrest J Ackerman (2007)

48 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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Famous Monster takes a fast-paced, colorful look at the life of science fiction's greatest fan - Forrest J. Ackerman, whose 85 year love affair with the genre helped bring it into the ... See full summary »

Writer: Ian Johnston | Director: Michael MacDonald | Stars: Forrest J Ackerman, Ray Bradbury, Bobbie Bresee, Lon Chaney Jr.

Votes: 43

34. The E.T. Reunion (2002 Video)

18 min | Documentary, Short

6.3
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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore

Votes: 97

35. Inside 'Independance Day' (1996 Video)

Approved | Documentary

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Director: Gabreal Franklin

36. My Life with Count Dracula (2003)

74 min | Documentary

7.1
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Many years ago in a small house in South Central Los Angeles, a childlike little man with a wobbling gait and a high pitched voice abandoned his law books to dedicate his life to giving ... See full summary »

Director: Dustin Lance Black | Stars: Forrest J Ackerman, Dean Devlin, George Clayton Johnson, Donald A. Reed

Votes: 166

37. Other Voices: Creating 'The Terminator' (2001 Video)

60 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi

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Many cast and crew interviews cue us in on the making of the film Terminator, The (1984). From James Cameron's first concept to casting to practical effects, all this and much more is ... See full summary »

Director: Van Ling | Stars: James Cameron, William Wisher Jr., Stan Winston, Gene Warren Jr.

Votes: 97

38. Low Budget (2005)

83 min | Comedy

4.0
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When wannabe L.A. filmmakers Jaye and Jason are accidentally hired to produce a travel show about Canada, they seize the opportunity and divert the money to make their dream project: a ... See full summary »

Writers: Jedrzej Jonasz, Maciej Jonasz, Jay Prychidny | Director: Jedrzej Jonasz | Stars: Jeff Teravainen, Pat Thornton, Neil Green, Jennifer Newman

Votes: 98

39. Back on Earth? (2013)

5 min | Short, Sci-Fi

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An astronaut finds himself alone, back on Earth, but perhaps not the Earth he knows.

Writer: Philip R. Garrett | Director: Philip R. Garrett | Star: Jon Osbeck

40. Making 'Signs' (2003 Video)

59 min | Documentary

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Nearly every possible aspect of fimmaking used to produce the motion picture Signs (2002) is closely examined here. This serves as a good companion to the film, normally where a commentary ... See full summary »

Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Abigail Breslin, Eric Brevig, Rory Culkin, Tak Fujimoto

Votes: 128

41. Georges Méliès: Cinema Magician (1978)

21 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

6.4
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Documentary on Georges Méliès life and works.

Writers: Luciano Martinengo, Patrick Montgomery | Directors: Luciano Martinengo, Patrick Montgomery | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 77

42. Aeternus (II) (2014)

12 min | Short, Sci-Fi

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A team of agents attempt to unravel the supernatural mysteries surrounding a group of strange killings.

Writers: Daniel Kilby, Rachel Langer | Director: Derek Langer | Stars: Arpad Balogh, Jason Beaudoin, Spencer Cadlick, Susie Lee

43. Heartstoppers: Horror at the Movies (1992 TV Movie)

Documentary

6.7
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A Documentary on Horror and Sci-Fi movies from the past to today.

Writer: Mitchell Barry | Directors: Steve Purcell, Neil Steinberg | Stars: George Hamilton, Forrest J Ackerman, Samuel Z. Arkoff, Rick Baker

Votes: 52

44. Always Be Ready for Anything (2014)

Short, Sci-Fi

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While walking home, two sisters (Alice and Andy) stumble upon an injured young girl. Concerned for her well-being, they decide to take her home with them, only to find out that she isn't at... See full summary »

Director: Jack Brooks | Stars: Katie Blair, Katie Blair, Haleigh Burckley, Maya Faith Claridge

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

49 min | Documentary

7.7
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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

46. A.R.C. Angel: Kalina (2013)

6 min | Short, Action, Fantasy

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A.R.C. ANGEL KALINA is an explosive action-packed Scifi/Adventure drama that brings the archetypes of religion and mythology into the realm of political intrigue and the human condition. ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Ong, Ron Santiano | Director: Ron Santiano | Stars: Akari Kalai, Alex Benjamin, Robert Factor

47. Trapped in Time 3D! (2013)

Not Rated | 70 min | Adventure

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Writer: Matthew Scott King | Director: Matthew Scott King | Stars: Chalet Lizette Brannan, Caleb Cornelius, Cameron Hood, Emily Sparks

48. The Extraordinary Voyages of Jules Verne (2008 Video)

PG | 70 min | Documentary, Biography, Sci-Fi

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This is a voyage into the world of Jules Verne, the father of science fiction. In this film we dissect the most famous of tales and discover the truth behind them. From 'Twenty Thousand ... See full summary »

Writer: Philip Gardiner | Director: Philip Gardiner

49. The Making of 'Jimmy Neutron' (2001 TV Short)

20 min | Documentary, Short

6.4
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A short documentary giving film fans a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this animated film about a boy genius who must rescue the adults of Earth after they are abducted by aliens. ... See full summary »

Writer: William Rus | Director: Kevin Gorman | Stars: John Leader, John A. Davis, Steve Oedekerk, Mark DeCarlo

Votes: 40

50. Fahrenheit 451, the Novel: A Discussion with Author Ray Bradbury (2003 Video)

11 min | Documentary, Short

6.8
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Author Ray Bradbury discusses the writing of his classic science-fiction novel "Fahrenheit 451".

Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Star: Ray Bradbury

Votes: 14