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1. The Hero (I) (2017)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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61 Metascore

An ailing movie star comes to terms with his past and mortality.

Director: Brett Haley | Stars: Sam Elliott, Laura Prepon, Krysten Ritter, Nick Offerman

Votes: 3,737 | Gross: $3.38M

2. The Aviator (2004)

PG-13 | 170 min | Biography, Drama, History

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.

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

Votes: 286,155 | Gross: $102.61M

3. The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)

PG | 96 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

5.9
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On his ninth birthday a boy receives many presents. Two of them first seem to be less important: an old cupboard from his brother and a little Indian figure made of plastic from his best ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Hal Scardino, Litefoot, Lindsay Crouse, Richard Jenkins

Votes: 22,143 | Gross: $35.62M

4. Valentino (1977)

R | 128 min | Biography, Drama

6.1
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In 1926 the tragic and untimely death of a silent screen actor caused female moviegoers to riot in the streets and in some cases to commit suicide - that actor was Rudolph Valentino. ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Rudolf Nureyev, Leslie Caron, Michelle Phillips, Carol Kane

Votes: 1,299

5. Down in the Valley (2005)

R | 114 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.4
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65 Metascore

Set in the present-day San Fernando Valley, the project revolves around a delusional man who believes he's a cowboy and the relationship that he starts with a rebellious young woman.

Director: David Jacobson | Stars: Edward Norton, Evan Rachel Wood, David Morse, Rory Culkin

Votes: 17,026 | Gross: $0.57M

6. My One and Only (2009)

PG-13 | 108 min | Adventure, Biography, Comedy

6.6
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62 Metascore

An unusual road trip movie about a mother driving her two sons from New York to Pittsburgh to St. Louis and eventually Hollywood in her quest to find a man to take care of them all.

Director: Richard Loncraine | Stars: Renée Zellweger, Logan Lerman, Mark Rendall, Kevin Bacon

Votes: 7,551 | Gross: $2.48M

7. The Last Movie (1971)

R | 108 min | Drama

6.2
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A film shoot in Peru goes badly wrong when an actor is killed in a stunt, and the unit wrangler, Kansas, decides to give up film-making and stay on in the village, shacking up with local ... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Hopper | Stars: Julie Adams, Daniel Ades, Richmond L. Aguilar, John Alderman

Votes: 991

8. Reel Injun (2009)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Western

7.6
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63 Metascore

The history of the depiction of Native Americans in Hollywood films.

Directors: Neil Diamond, Catherine Bainbridge, Jeremiah Hayes | Stars: Adam Beach, Chris Eyre, Russell Means, John Trudell

Votes: 1,138

9. Man of a Thousand Faces (1957)

122 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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The life and career of vaudevillian and silent screen horror star Lon Chaney, his contentious relationship with his neurotic wife, and his premature death.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: James Cagney, Dorothy Malone, Jane Greer, Marjorie Rambeau

Votes: 1,923

10. Movie Mad (1931)

7 min | Animation, Short

6.0
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Flip the Frog wants to be a movie actor, but a guard thwarts his attempts to sneak inside a movie studio.

Director: Ub Iwerks

Votes: 70

11. The Errand Boy (1961)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Family

6.4
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Paramutual Pictures wants to know where all the money is going so they hire Morty to be their spy. Morty works for Mr. Sneak and gets a job in the mail room so that he can have access to ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Lewis | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Brian Donlevy, Howard McNear, Dick Wesson

Votes: 1,518

12. 800 balas (2002)

R | 124 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.4
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51 Metascore

Julián Torralba is a former movie stuntman in Almeria, Spain. He and several of his colleagues, who once made a living in American Westerns shot in Spain, now are reduced to doing stunt ... See full summary »

Director: Álex de la Iglesia | Stars: Sancho Gracia, Ángel de Andrés López, Carmen Maura, Eusebio Poncela

Votes: 3,643 | Gross: $0.00M

13. Final Cut: The Making and Unmaking of Heaven's Gate (2004)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary

7.8
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An inside look at the hectic production of Heaven's Gate, the media circus that turned it into a synonym for movie flop and how it added to the tectonic change that occurred in Hollywood film studios after it infamously flopped.

Director: Michael Epstein | Stars: Steven Bach, Hal Ashby, Sandy Berke Jordan, Jeff Bridges

Votes: 352

14. I'm Losing My Temper (1974)

PG | 92 min | Comedy

6.4
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Pierre Durois is a bumbling school teacher with an eye for the older female students; his father is a reputable surgeon who is running for Mayor. There's a film shooting crew in town and ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Zidi | Stars: Pierre Richard, Jane Birkin, Claude Piéplu, Jean Martin

Votes: 856

15. Behind the Screen (1916)

TV-G | 30 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

7.0
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Charlie is an overworked labourer at a film studio who helps a young woman find work even while his coworkers strike against his tyrannical boss.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Albert Austin

Votes: 1,843

16. The Assassination of Jesse James: Death of an Outlaw (2008 Video)

32 min | Documentary, Short

8.0
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Explores the true story of the notorious Jesse James, how the myth developed during his lifetime, and how the legends have persisted over 100 years after his death at the hands of his former friend, Robert Ford.

Stars: Casey Affleck, Andrew Dominik, Ralph Ganis, Ron Hansen

Votes: 51

17. Day of the Gun (2013)

128 min | Western

6.2
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An ambitious widow vows "There will be hell to pay" when a prominent Montana rancher puts up a barbed wire fence between their properties.

Director: Wayne Shipley | Stars: Eric Roberts, Raw Leiba, LaDon Hart Hall, Jim Osborn

Votes: 21

18. Merton of the Movies (1947)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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A Kansas bumpkin goes to Hollywood to become a movie star and gets a job burlesquing his favorite actor - only he thinks the role is serious.

Director: Robert Alton | Stars: Red Skelton, Virginia O'Brien, Gloria Grahame, Leon Ames

Votes: 280

19. How the West Was Lost (2008 TV Movie)

89 min | Documentary

7.6
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Rich Hall looks at how the most quintessentially American film genre, the Western, came to be killed off.

Director: Chris Cottam | Stars: Rich Hall, Karen Jones, Edward Buscombe, Ben Traywick

Votes: 87

20. 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.

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

Votes: 221

21. Roy Rogers, King of the Cowboys (1992)

80 min | Documentary

8.5
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Thys Ockersen enjoyed in his childhood in the fifties with his friends the Roy Rogers pictures in the local cinema. Many years later he starts his search for the old singing cowboy and his ... See full summary »

Director: Thys Ockersen | Stars: Pat Brady, Bullet, Buttermilk, Lloyd Corrigan

Votes: 50

22. Steve McQueen: The Essence of Cool (2005 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 87 min | Documentary

7.6
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The life and times of actor Steve McQueen, on the 75th anniversary of his birth

Director: Mimi Freedman | Stars: Steve McQueen, Robert Culp, Neile Adams, Suzanne Pleshette

Votes: 264

23. John Ford (1993 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, Biography

6.8
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Director: Andrew Eaton | Stars: Lindsay Anderson, Harry Carey Jr., Charles B. Fitzsimons, Dan Ford

Votes: 66

24. The Making of 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid' (1970)

42 min | Documentary

7.1
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A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the classic western about the lives of two of America's most famous outlaws. Director George Roy Hill narrates this film, talking about some of the... See full summary »

Director: Robert Crawford Jr. | Stars: George Roy Hill, William Goldman, Paul Newman, Robert Redford

Votes: 200

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

24 min | Documentary, Short

5.9
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Director: Robert G. Beecher | Stars: David Shepard, Miriam Cooper, Lillian Gish, D.W. Griffith

Votes: 39

26. The Making of 'Tombstone' (2002 Video)

27 min | Documentary, Short

6.6
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A Documentary covering the making of the 1993 Western 'Tombstone' featuring cast and crew

Stars: George P. Cosmatos, Kurt Russell, Wyatt Earp, Powers Boothe

Votes: 41

27. The Wild Bunch: An Album in Montage (1996)

34 min | Documentary, Short

7.1
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Director: Paul Seydor | Stars: Nick Redman, Walon Green, Newell Alexander, Edmond O'Brien

Votes: 209

28. The Making of 'High Noon' (1992 Video)

22 min | Short, Documentary

6.1
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A documentary about High Noon (1952).

Stars: Leonard Maltin, Stanley Kramer, Fred Zinnemann, David Crosby

Votes: 67

29. A Turning of the Earth: John Ford, John Wayne and the Searchers (1998)

34 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

6.2
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Documentary on the making of The Searchers (1956), starring John Wayne and directed by John Ford, with outtakes, behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with many of the surviving cast and crew.

Director: Nick Redman | Stars: Patrick Wayne, John Milius, Pippa Scott, Lana Wood

Votes: 135

30. Guns on the Clackamas: A Documentary (1995)

Comedy

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Director: Bill Plympton | Stars: John Bader, Janice Bangs, Graydon Beeks, Steven Blance

Votes: 38

31. An Opera of Violence (2003 Video)

29 min | Documentary, Short

6.8
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Part one of the making of Sergio Leone's Once Upon A Time In The West.

Director: Lancelot Narayan | Stars: Christopher Frayling, Tonino Delli Colli, Gabriele Ferzetti, Bernardo Bertolucci

Votes: 153

32. Something to Do with Death (2003 Video)

18 min | Documentary, Short

6.8
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Part three of the making of Sergio Leone's C'era una volta il West.

Director: Lancelot Narayan | Stars: Claudia Cardinale, Gabriele Ferzetti, Christopher Frayling, John Carpenter

Votes: 119

33. Guns for Hire: The Making of 'The Magnificent Seven' (2000 TV Movie)

49 min | Documentary

6.8
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The behind-the-scenes story of the making of the classic Western.

Director: Louis Heaton | Stars: Bob Benecke, Maria Palacios de Erickson, Chazz Palminteri, John Carpenter

Votes: 133

34. Thank Ya, Thank Ya Kindly (1991 TV Movie)

48 min | Documentary, Biography

7.2
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Director: Clyde Lucas | Stars: Hank Worden, Frankie Avalon, Harry Carey Jr., Clint Eastwood

Votes: 8

35. 100 Years of John Wayne (2007 TV Short)

15 min | Documentary, Short

7.8
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Stars: Jim Beaver, Ward Bond, David Dean Bottrell, Myles Cabot

Votes: 10

36. The Wages of Sin (2003 Video)

20 min | Documentary, Short

6.6
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Part two of the making of Sergio Leone's Once Upon a Time in the West (1968).

Director: Lancelot Narayan | Stars: Claudia Cardinale, Alex Cox, Christopher Frayling, Tonino Delli Colli

Votes: 111

37. Gene Autry: White Hat, Silver Screen (2007 TV Movie)

27 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.2
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The life and times of singing cowboy Gene Autry's remarkable career in the movies, recording studio and the business world is traced through interviews with friends, colleagues and film historians.

Director: Rick Reid | Stars: Boyd Magers, Johnny Western, Philip Loy, Jeanne Cahill

Votes: 9

38. Gene Autry: America's Cowboy (2000)

60 min | Documentary

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The film traces the life and times of the legendary Cowboy Gene Autry. Highlights include celebrity interviews, rare photographs, special film clips and great songs.

Director: Robert A. Strout

39. Hell Hath No Fury (1999 Video)

30 min | Documentary, Short

7.1
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The making of the film "The Outlaw Josey Wales" featuring film footage, behind the scenes footage, and current interviews with the cast.

Director: Gary Finlan | Stars: John Milius, Clint Eastwood, Bill McKinney, Sam Bottoms

Votes: 48

40. Whiskey Trail (2006)

13 min | Short, Western

8.6
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William hires Sam as his part-time trail guide, but when Sam intimidates, bullies, then assaults William, he finally decides to stand up for himself.

Director: Jay Pulk | Stars: Dave Daniels, James Arthur Lewis

Votes: 12

41. That's Black Entertainment: Westerns (2002 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

7.3
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This documentary provides a look into the B westerns produced for African-American theatres in the 1930s and 1940s and their impact on westerns featuring African Americans in recent years.

Director: Walid Khaldi | Stars: Mario Van Peebles, Pearl Bowser, Ossie Davis, William Greaves

Votes: 7

42. Golden Saddles, Silver Spurs (2000 TV Movie)

95 min | Documentary

6.9
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This documentary traces the history of the B-Western from it's silent movie origins to its demise in the early 1950s. The film contains a large number of scenes from early silents and ... See full summary »

Director: Robert J. Emery | Stars: Dave Mann, Wally Albright, Rex Allen, Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson

Votes: 18

43. On Location with 'Robbery Under Arms' (1985– )

48 min | Documentary

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Made-for-television documentary about the making of the South Australian Film Corporation production of Robbery Under Arms (1985).

44. Stunt Men (1960)

Animation, Short, Comedy

4.7
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Heckle and Jeckle are stuntmen who try to sabotage the screen tests of the studio's newest TV star, Flint Locke, an actor who does all his own stunts.

Director: Martin Taras | Star: Roy Halee

Votes: 6

45. The Beverly Hillbillies (1962–1971)
Episode: A Man for Elly (1964)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.0
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Granny tries to find the perfect man for Elly May.

Director: Richard Whorf | Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Irene Ryan, Donna Douglas, Max Baer Jr.

Votes: 31

46. Milton the Monster (1965–1967)
Episode: Crumby Mummy/Stage Plight/Fort Fangenstein

Animation, Comedy, Family

A lightning bolt brings Prof. Weirdo's mummy to life. Goo Fee produces and directs a movie with Fearless Fly. Fangenstein and Abercrombie the zombie build a mummy corral.

Director: Hal Seeger | Star: Bob McFadden

47. Milton the Monster (1965–1967)
Episode: Fatty Karate/You Auto Be in Pictures/Monsters for Hire

TV-G | 21 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Fearless Fly battles the flyweight judo champion, Fatty Karate. Muggy-Do is a publicity agent who gets a job at Paranoid Pictures. Professor Weirdo hires out his monsters in order to pay his rent.

Director: Hal Seeger | Stars: Bob McFadden, Herb Duncan, Beverly Arnold

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

4 min | Documentary, Biography

5.8
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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 »

Director: Joseph R. Juliano | Star: John Wayne

Votes: 12

49. A Haunting (2005–2017)
Episode: The Awakening (2007)

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary, History, Horror

8.2
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A police dispatcher sees the spirits of a man and two women in her home and learns from a Bible-toting paranormal investigator that the male ghost is there to feed off her fear.

Director: David Haycox | Stars: Anthony D. Call, Tamara Johnson, Malcom McCutcheon, Ed Whitacre

Votes: 37

50. Project XX (1954–1970)
Episode: The Real West (1961)

60 min | Documentary

7.8
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As Gary Cooper quotes at the end of this epic television broadcast from someone who lived through that era : "Well we brought law and order to the territory; built railroads, homes, towns ... See full synopsis »

Director: Donald B. Hyatt | Star: Gary Cooper

Votes: 19