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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.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Anouk Aimée, Claudia Cardinale, Sandra Milo

Votes: 79,543 | Gross: $0.05M

2. 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.

Director: Satoshi Kon | Stars: Miyoko Shôji, Mami Koyama, Fumiko Orikasa, Shôzô Îzuka

Votes: 15,014 | Gross: $0.04M

3. 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.

Director: Menno Meyjes | Stars: John Cusack, Amanda Peet, Bobby Coleman, Sophie Okonedo

Votes: 17,527 | Gross: $7.49M

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.

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

Votes: 3,251 | Gross: $0.02M

5. Zenith (2010)

93 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.0
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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.

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

Votes: 664 | Gross: $0.01M

6. Identification of a Woman (1982)

Not Rated | 128 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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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 »

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: Tomas Milian, Daniela Silverio, Christine Boisson, Lara Wendel

Votes: 1,920

7. 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.

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

Votes: 1,219

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

151 min | Documentary, History, Sci-Fi

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.

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

Votes: 2,594

9. Darkwave: Edge of the Storm (2016)

20 min | Short, Sci-Fi

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Escaping capture on a distant planet, a young family stumble across a burning outpost, only to discover terrible secrets amongst the wreckage.

Director: Darren Scales | Stars: Nathalie Cox, Shane Rimmer, Robin Kirwan, Steve Healey

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

185 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi

8.1
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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: 338

11. Frazetta: Painting with Fire (2003)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary

7.6
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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: 316

12. Alien Battlefield (2013)

87 min | Action, Sci-Fi

3.1
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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 »

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

Votes: 145

13. Coming Soon (1982 Video)

55 min | Documentary, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.7
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Scenes and trailers from 50 of Universal's greatest Horror Films.

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

Votes: 115

14. Blood, Boobs & Beast (2007)

75 min | Documentary

7.1
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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: 209

15. 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: 306

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

178 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi

8.4
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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: 375

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

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

7.5
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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 »

Director: Julian Jones | Stars: William Shatner, Jon Adler, Martin Cooper, Rob Haitani

Votes: 377

18. 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)

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

Votes: 809

19. Invasion Iowa (2005– )

Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.8
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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.

Stars: William Shatner, Desi Lydic, Ryan Baumbach, Ernie Grunwald

Votes: 81

20. The World of Hammer (1990– )

25 min | Documentary

7.4
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Series narrated by Oliver Reed featuring the finest moments from Hammer's classic horror movies alongside clips from the company's acclaimed war films, costume dramas, comedies and much more.

Star: Oliver Reed

Votes: 60

21. 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.

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

Votes: 503

22. 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: 467

23. 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.

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

Votes: 216

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

60 min | Documentary

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

Votes: 177

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

49 min | Documentary

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Director: Robert Guenette | Stars: Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Kenny Baker, David Alan Barclay

Votes: 152

26. Inside 'Independance Day' (1996 Video)

Approved | Documentary

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Director: Gabreal Franklin

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

18 min | Documentary, Short

6.4
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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore

Votes: 97

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

20 min | Documentary, Short

6.6
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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 »

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

Votes: 38

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

90 min | Documentary

7.2
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A look at the history of British B-movies.

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

Votes: 37

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

Documentary

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

Votes: 99

31. The Hypnotic Eye (1996–1999)

Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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A hosted horror, science fiction movie and television series show, hosted by Icon, the Hypnotic Eye.

Stars: Joe Riley, Barbara Cohen, Jason Cohen, Kenneth Weinert

32. Remembering 'Battlestar Galactica' (2004 Video)

48 min | Documentary

9.1
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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: 58

33. The Movies (2005 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.4
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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.

Director: Peter Molyneux | Stars: Benedict Caeser, Ben Cullum, Jamie Cullum, Kyle Eastwood

Votes: 434

34. Tales from the Future (2010 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary, Sci-Fi

7.4
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Six-part retrospective on the making of Back to the Future.

Stars: Bob Gale, Kathleen Kennedy, Robert Zemeckis, Neil Canton

Votes: 7

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

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary

6.9
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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."

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

Votes: 347

36. 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

37. 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: 144

38. 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: 95

39. Georges Méliès: Cinema Magician (1978)

21 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

6.4
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Documentary on Georges Méliès life and works.

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

Votes: 83

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

11 min | Documentary, Short

7.4
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Author Ray Bradbury discusses the writing of his classic science-fiction novel "Fahrenheit 451".

Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Star: Ray Bradbury

Votes: 14

41. My Life with Count Dracula (2003)

74 min | Documentary

7.6
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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: 163

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

49 min | Documentary

7.8
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An on-set documentary about the making of the classic science fiction film "Silent Running".

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

Votes: 59

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

24 min | Documentary, Short

7.4
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Stars: Ken Fix, Holger Gross, Jeffrey A. Okun, Kurt Russell

Votes: 22

44. Cinemaker (2004 Video)

300 min | Documentary

7.1
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Four one-hour DVD documentaries giving practical details of pre-production and planning, production, post-production and marketing, narrated by Charles Band, whose companies have produced ... See full summary »

Director: Ted Newsom | Stars: David Allen, Charles Band, Richard Band, Brian Benison

Votes: 18

45. 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 »

Director: Philip Gardiner

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

Not Rated | 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: 103

47. Famous Monster: Forrest J Ackerman (2007)

48 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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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 »

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

Votes: 44

48. 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.

Director: Philip R. Garrett | Star: Jon Osbeck

49. 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 »

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

Votes: 127

50. Battlefield Earth: Evolution & Creation (2000 Video)

Unrated | 16 min | Documentary, Short

3.1
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Stars: Roger Christian, Ronny Gosselin, Erik Henry, Jonathan D. Krane

Votes: 68