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1. Tropic Thunder (2008)

R | 107 min | Action, Comedy

7.0
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71 Metascore

Through a series of freak occurrences, a group of actors shooting a big-budget war movie are forced to become the soldiers they are portraying.

Writers: Justin Theroux, Ben Stiller, Etan Cohen | Director: Ben Stiller | Stars: Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr., Jeff Kahn

2. The Aviator (2004)

PG-13 | 170 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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77 Metascore

A biopic depicting the early years of legendary director and aviator Howard Hughes' career, from the late 1920s to the mid-1940s.

Writer: John Logan | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale, John C. Reilly

3. Singin' in the Rain (1952)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

8.4
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A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.

Writers: Adolph Green, Betty Comden | Directors: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly | Stars: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen

4. Swimming to Cambodia (1987)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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68 Metascore

Spalding Gray tells about his participation in the film, "The Killing Fields" & the background story about the troubles of Cambodia.

Writer: Spalding Gray | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Spalding Gray, Sam Waterston, Ira Wheeler

5. The Rest is Silence (2007)

114 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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In 1911-12, the Romanian movie director Grigore Brezianu and the financial tycoon Leon Popescu made together the 2 hours long movie "Romania's Independence" - an as faithful as possible ... See full summary »

Writer: Nae Caranfil | Director: Nae Caranfil | Stars: Marius Florea Vizante, Ovidiu Niculescu, Mirela Zeta, Sandu Mihai Gruia

6. Iraq in Fragments (2006)

94 min | Documentary, War

7.4
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84 Metascore

Stories from modern day Iraq as told by Iraqis living in a time of war, occupation and ethnic tension.

Director: James Longley | Stars: Mohammed Haithem, Suleiman Mahmoud, Muqtada al-Sadr, George W. Bush

7. Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust (2004)

92 min | Documentary, History

7.5
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The history of Hollywood's handling of the Nazis and its later depiction of the Holocaust they perpetrated.

Director: Daniel Anker | Stars: Gene Hackman, Norma Barzman, Jack Benny, Michael Berenbaum

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

TV-14 | Documentary

6.7
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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 | Director: Gary Smith | Stars: Kathy Bates, Anthony Hopkins, Hayden Christensen, Glenn Close

9. Into the Breach: 'Saving Private Ryan' (1998 Video)

25 min | Documentary, Short

6.8
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Writer: Chris Harty | Stars: Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Edward Burns

10. Nitrate Base (1996)

87 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.6
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The film celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of cinema. It presents the technical and artistic evolution of the motion pictures. We move from mute to sound, from black-and-white ... See full summary »

Writers: Marco Ferreri, Gianni Romoli, David Maria Putorti | Director: Marco Ferreri | Stars: László Balogh, Eric Berger, Ingrid Bergman, Marc Berman

11. The Tramp and the Dictator (2002)

56 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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A look at the parallel lives of Charles Chaplin and Adolf Hitler and how they crossed with the creation of The Great Dictator (1940).

Writers: Kevin Brownlow, Christopher Bird | Directors: Kevin Brownlow, Michael Kloft | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Sydney Chaplin, Walter Bernstein, Ray Bradbury

12. You Must Remember This: A Tribute to 'Casablanca' (1992 Video)

29 min | Documentary, Short

7.2
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The making of 'Casablanca'.

Writers: Scott Benson, Rick Dasher, Tom Edwards, Doug George, Edward Hastings | Director: Scott Benson | Stars: Lauren Bacall, Pia Lindström, Rudy Behlmer, Julius J. Epstein

13. John Ford Goes to War (2002)

56 min | Documentary, Biography, War

6.2
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When World War II broke out, John Ford, in his forties, commissioned in the Naval Reserve, was put in charge of the Field Photographic Unit by Bill Donavan, director of the soon-to-be-OSS. ... See full summary »

Writer: Tom Marksbury | Director: Tom Thurman | Stars: Peter Bogdanovich, Ward Bond, Michael Curtiz, F.X. Feeney

14. Journey to the Screen: The Making of 'Pearl Harbor' (2001 TV Movie)

47 min | Documentary

3.8
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An overview of the making of the film Pearl Harbor (2001) and a look back at the real life events

Writer: Doug McCallie | Director: Doug McCallie | Stars: Ben Affleck, Alec Baldwin, Kenny Bates, Michael Bay

15. The China Odyssey: 'Empire of the Sun', a Film by Steven Spielberg (1987 TV Movie)

49 min | Documentary

6.6
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A documentary about the making of director Steven Spielberg's 1987 film "Empire of the Sun."

Writer: William Rus | Director: Les Mayfield | Stars: Martin Sheen, Steven Spielberg, J.G. Ballard, Christian Bale

16. Zwartboek: The Special (2006 Video)

25 min | Documentary, Short

7.7
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A behind the scenes look at the making of Paul Verhoeven's return to Dutch cinema: Zwartboek.

Directors: Rolf Laimböck, Peter Wingender | Stars: Carice van Houten, Hugo Metsers, Thom Hoffman, Paul Verhoeven

17. 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

18. Going Hollywood: The War Years (1988)

106 min | Documentary, War

4.9
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A documentary about how Hollywood kept up morale during the years of World War II.

Writer: Charles Badaracco | Director: Julian Schlossberg | Stars: Van Johnson, Vivian Blaine, Humphrey Bogart, Dane Clark

19. The Moving Picture Boys in the Great War (1975)

167 min | Documentary, History, War

6.7
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"The Moving Picture Boys in the Great War" (1975) is a compilation documentary narrated by Lowell Thomas, illustrating changing attitudes toward the war and its participants, as well as ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Ward | Stars: Bothwell Browne, Charles Chaplin, Lillian Gish, D.W. Griffith

20. Mel Gibson's 'Braveheart': A Filmmaker's Passion (2000 TV Movie)

Unrated | 28 min | Documentary, Short

5.2
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A very well structured making-of ducumentary for the film Braveheart (1995). We learn about how Mel Gibson got attached to the project as star, director and producer. This is a fairly ... See full summary »

Directors: Tom Shelly, Toby Reisz | Stars: Mel Gibson, Randall Wallace, Catherine McCormack, Bruce Davey

21. We Get to Win This Time (2002 Video)

20 min | Short, Documentary

5.3
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The cast and crew of 'Rambo:First Blood Part II" reflect on making the film.

Director: Ian T. Haufrect | Stars: George P. Cosmatos, Richard Crenna, Buzz Feitshans, Mark Goldblatt

22. Fight Against Time: Oliver Stone's Alexander (2005 Video)

76 min | Documentary

7.3
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When Sean Stone took time off from college to film behind-the-scenes on his father Oliver Stone's 2004 epic, 'Alexander', he didn't expect to work out his own feelings of alienation from a ... See full summary »

Director: Sean Stone | Stars: Moritz Borman, Elliot Cowan, Rosario Dawson, Colin Farrell

23. A Tour of the Inferno: Revisiting 'Platoon' (2001 Video)

53 min | Documentary

6.8
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Revisiting Platoon (1986)

Writer: Charles Kiselyak | Directors: Charles Kiselyak, Jeff McQueen | Stars: Oliver Stone, Arnold Kopelson, Dale Dye, Charlie Sheen

24. 100 Years of John Wayne (2007 TV Movie)

15 min | Documentary, Short

7.7
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Writer: Jeff Hildebrandt | Stars: Jim Beaver, Ward Bond, David Dean Bottrell, Myles Cabot

25. Once Upon a Time in the South: Behind 'The Last Confederate' (2007 Video)

20 min | Documentary, Short

7.8
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The story behind the Adams family and the making of "The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams." Weston Adams and his son, Julian, tell the tale of making a feature film about their ... See full summary »

Director: Julian Adams | Stars: Weston Adams, Julian Adams, A. Blaine Miller, Robert W. Filion

26. Enemy at the Gates: Through the Crosshairs (2001 Video)

19 min | Documentary, Short

7.9
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Writer: William Rus | Director: Toby Reisz | Stars: Jude Law, Joseph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Jean-Jacques Annaud

27. Oscar Presents: The War Movies and John Wayne (1977)

100 min | Documentary, Biography

5.9
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Star: John Wayne

28. So You Want to Be an Actor (1949)

Approved | 11 min | Comedy, Short

6.1
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Joe McDoakes, unemployed thespian, makes all the casting calls,reads all of the trade papers, sees agents and tries out for casting directors and producers, and finally lands a role; the ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard L. Bare | Director: Richard L. Bare | Stars: George O'Hanlon, Fred Clark, Art Gilmore, Fred Kelsey

29. The Making of 'Gettysburg' (1993 Video)

52 min | Documentary

6.9
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Writers: Michele Tedesco, Maureen Corley | Stars: Martin Sheen, Ronald F. Maxwell, Moctesuma Esparza, Robert Katz

30. Behind the Scenes: The Last Samurai (2004 Video)

Documentary, Short

6.3
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Stars: Louise Boothby, Kazu Nagahama

31. The Making of 'Midway' (2001 Video)

39 min | Documentary, Short

3.9
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Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Edward Albert, Geneviève Bujold, James Coburn, Dabney Coleman

32. A Story of Survival: Behind the Scenes of 'The Pianist' (2003 Video)

39 min | Documentary, Short

7.4
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Stars: Roman Polanski, Adrien Brody, Gene Gutowski, Robert Benmussa

33. A Film for the Few: Making 'Battle of Britain' (2004 Video)

20 min | Documentary, Short

5.4
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Director: Greg Carson | Stars: Guy Hamilton, Bernard Williams, Garth Thomas, Paul Annett

34. The Making of 'The Birth of a Nation' (1998 Video)

24 min | Documentary, Short

5.8
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Writer: Russell Merritt | Director: Robert G. Beecher | Stars: David Shepard, Miriam Cooper, Lillian Gish, D.W. Griffith

35. MovieReal: Kingdom of Heaven (2005 TV Movie)

44 min | Documentary, History, War

6.2
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A look at the historical accuracies and inaccuracies of the movie Kingdom of Heaven (2005).

Writer: Michael Epstein | Stars: Orlando Bloom, Jill Claster, Paul M. Cobb, Hamid Dabashi

36. The Making of Sharpe's Peril (2008 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Writer: Alejandro Andrade | Director: Alejandro Andrade | Stars: James Aspinall, Sean Bean, Amit Behl, Tom Clegg

37. The Making of 'Sands of Iwo Jima' (1993 Video)

Documentary, Short

6.7
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A documentary hosted by film critic Leonard Maltin, detailing the making of the classic 1949 John Wayne war film "The Sands of Iwo Jima." Included are clips from the film and interviews ... See full summary »

Writer: Leonard Maltin | Stars: Leonard Maltin, John Agar, Wally Cassell, Len Fribourg

38. Inside 'Enemy at the Gates' (2001 Video)

15 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Jean-Jacques Annaud, Joseph Fiennes, Ed Harris, Jude Law

39. Plastic Flowers Never Die (2008)

34 min | Documentary, Short

6.0
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Filmmaker and Anthropologist Roxanne Varzi explores the cultural aftermath of the Iran-Iraq War 1980-1988 by interviewing Iranians and comparing their reactions to her own thoughts and ... See full summary »

Writer: Roxanne Varzi | Director: Roxanne Varzi

40. Das Boot - The Making of (1981 TV Movie)

44 min | Documentary

5.8
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Directors: Wilhelm Bittorf, Ulli Pfau

41. A Profile of 'The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp' (2000 Video)

24 min | Documentary, Short

7.2
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Writer: David Lemon | Stars: David Bond, Jack Cardiff, Ian Christie, Stephen Fry

42. Hollywood contra Franco (2008)

92 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.4
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The Spanish Civil War made a great impression on the lives of most of the American artists of the 20th Century. Lots of films were made in Hollywood referring to this event, and the defeat ... See full summary »

Writers: Isabel Andrés, Oriol Porta, Llorenç Soler | Director: Oriol Porta | Stars: Walter Bernstein, Moe Fishman, Román Gubern, Arthur Laurents

43. Quelli del Maledetto Treno Blindato - Making of 'Inglorious Bastards' (2007 Video)

47 min | Documentary

7.2
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Writer: Federico Caddeo | Director: Federico Caddeo | Stars: Filippo De Masi, Gino De Rossi, Roberto Sbarigia, Laura Toscano

44. Sam Fuller and the Big Red One (1979)

Documentary

6.1
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A documentary chronicling the filming of Samuel Fuller's 1980 war film, "The Big Red One." Included are clips from the film and interviews with the cast and crew.

Writer: Thys Ockersen | Director: Thys Ockersen | Stars: Aldo Ray, Robert Carradine, Gene Corman, Bobby Di Cicco

45. In the Shadow of 'Cold Mountain' (2003 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Stars: Kathy Baker, Nicole Kidman, Jude Law, Ed Mantell

46. Sharpe's Challenge: Behind the Scenes (2006 TV Movie)

Documentary

7.9
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Director: Zeynep Santiroglu

47. Making of Oorlogswinter (2008 TV Movie)

30 min | Documentary

5.6
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A behind the scenes look at the production of Martin Koolhoven's film, Oorlogswinter.

Director: Thijs Schreuder | Stars: Martijn Lakemeier, Jamie Campbell Bower, Yorick van Wageningen, Melody Klaver

48. Alfred the Great (II) (1969)

5 min | Short, Biography

5.3
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This promotional short for the feature film Alfred the Great (1969) briefly tells of the virtues of the warrior-king, and comments on the three major players in the film. Scenes from the ... See full summary »

Stars: Clive Donner, David Hemmings, Prunella Ransome, Michael York

49. Hollywood Hist-o-Rama (1961– )
Episode: John Wayne (1961)

4 min | Documentary, Biography

6.2
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The film uses an off-screen narrator and still photographs to breeze through John Wayne's film career. First, he's an extra after playing guard for USC's football team; Raoul Walsh gives ... See full summary »

Creator: Raymond R. Stuart | Director: Joseph R. Juliano