Most Popular Titles With Mel Stuart
1. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
G | 100 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical
Charlie receives a golden ticket to a factory, his sweet tooth wants going into the lushing candy, it turns out there's an adventure in everything.
4. If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969)
M | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
The humorous adventures of a group of American tourists taking an eighteen-day guided bus tour of nine European countries.
30 min | Documentary, Short
Retrospective documentary on the making of the cult classic "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory."
9. Casting By (2012)
TV-14 | 89 min | Documentary
The surprising, never-before-told tale of the indispensable yet unsung Casting Director - Iconoclasts whose keen eye, exquisite taste and gut instincts redefined Hollywood.
Votes: 1,213 | Gross: $0.01M
12. Hollywood Treasure (2010– )
30 min | Reality-TV
Hollywood Treasure is a weekly reality series that delves into the intricate world of showbiz and pop culture memorabilia collecting, including science fiction and fantasy props and ... See full summary »
13. Wattstax (1973)
R | 103 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music
Documentary covering a Stax Records-sponsored all-day concert at the 1972 Watts Summer Festival with performances by Stax Records artists such as Isaac Hayes, Rufus Thomas, The Staples Singers, and more.
14. Call of the Wild: Sex in the Animal Kingdom (2003 Video)
Unrated | 62 min | Documentary
From Alligators to Zebras and from the savage to the sensual, this program highlights the amazing variety of the beautiful, the bizarre, and the sometimes brutal sexual practices in the animal kingdom.
15. Bill (1981 TV Movie)
97 min | Biography, Drama
Bill Sackter, a intellectually disabled man, ventures out into the world for the first time, having spent most of his life in a dreary inner city institution. He is taken in by a kind ... See full summary »
17. I Love My Wife (1970)
R | 98 min | Comedy
A young surgeon becomes bored with his wife and family, he has a very successful career, but even with having so much in life, he feels empty and goes through a series of brief and meaningless relations with attractive women.
18. Mean Dog Blues (1978)
R | 108 min | Drama, Action, Thriller
When his friend injures a little girl in a small southern town while driving drunk, country singer Paul agrees to state in court he had been driving. But his lawyer betrays him, and he ends... See full summary »
20. Sophia Loren: Her Own Story (1980 TV Movie)
150 min | Biography, Drama
Dramatization of the life of Italian actress Sophia Loren who plays herself during adulthood and also that of her mother Romilda Villani.
21. The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich (1968 TV Movie)
180 min | Documentary, History, War
"The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich" exposes the darkest chapter in history, from Adolf Hitler's rise to power as a Nazi demagogue to his ultimate fatal mistakes. Researchers spent ... See full summary »
22. Two Is a Happy Number (1972)
PG | 97 min | Drama
A young woman has difficulty understanding why her husband walks out on her. Alone for the first time, she finds life difficult to cope with and for a time lives with the hope that her ... See full summary »
24. The Hellstrom Chronicle (1971)
G | 90 min | Documentary, Drama
A scientist explains how the savagery and efficiency of the insect world could result in their taking over the world.
25. The 100 Greatest Musicals (2003 TV Movie)
270 min | Documentary, Music
A countdown of the "100 greatest musicals" of stage and screen, as voted by the UK public through Channel 4's website and readers of The Mail newspaper. Each entry is represented by clips ... See full summary »
27. Running on the Sun: The Badwater 135 (2000)
100 min | Documentary, Sport
Forty runners compete in the most grueling race on earth, the Badwater. The film documents the trials and tribulations of these athletes as they run 135 miles through Death Valley in July ... See full summary »
Votes: 186 | Gross: $0.00M
28. The Triangle Factory Fire Scandal (1979 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama
The story of a fire in the Triangle Shirt Mfg. Co. building in New York City in 1911 that resulted in the deaths of 146 employees, mostly young women. The ensuing investigation revealed the... See full summary »
30. Citizen Candy Man: A Chocumentary (2005)
25 min | Short, Comedy
Set just after Willy Wonka's death at 87, "Citizen Candy Man" is a mockumentary - a chocumentary - that imagines the characters from the 1971 cult children's classic "Willy Wonka and the ... See full summary »
32. Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical Treasure (2008 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary, Musical
HOLLYWOOD SINGING & DANCING: A MUSICAL TREASURE is a celebration of song and dance, beginning with the Busby Berkeley films that lifted the spirits of audiences during the Great Depression,... See full summary »
33. Four Days in November (1964)
122 min | Documentary
From more than eight million feet of newsreels, amateur footage, tape-recordings and more, David L. Wolper presents a priceless detailed account of the time and events surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
37. Ruby and Oswald (1978 TV Movie)
180 min | Drama, History
A docudrama about the events surrounding the assassination of the 35th United States President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, in 1963, based on eyewitness and other testimonies.
40. Brenda Starr (1976 TV Movie)
90 min | Adventure
A newspaper reporter trying to track down a hermit-like billionaire goes to the Brazilian jungle, where she finds herself in the middle of an extortion plot, voodoo and supernatural occurrences.
89 min | Documentary
He pitched to Willie Mays, suited up for the Celtics, stepped into the ring with Archie Moore and even took a few snaps as quarterback for the Detroit Lions. But George Plimpton was no ... See full summary »
45. Hollywood: The Great Stars (1963 TV Movie)
51 min | Documentary, History
Host Henry Fonda follows the creation of the star system with Mary Pickford in the Silent Era through its demise in the early Sixties.
48. Hollywood: The Golden Years (1961 TV Movie)
52 min | Documentary, History
Host Gene Kelly takes a nostalgic look at silent films from their earliest beginnings to the introduction of sound with "The Jazz Singer."
51. The Hobart Shakespeareans (2005 TV Movie)
Rafe Esquith, 1992 American Teacher of the Year and National Medal of Arts recipient, teaches 5th-grade children whose parents don't speak English at a school in a dangerous, poor, drug-infested 100% Latino/Asian neighborhood in Los Angeles.
57. AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: In Search of (1998 TV Special)
60 min | Documentary
Episode 4 of 10-part controversial series profiling the "hundred greatest movies" chosen by the American Film Institute in 1998. Companion piece to three-hour CBS special, this series ... See full summary »
58. Life Goes to the Movies (1976 TV Movie)
180 min | Documentary, History
A look at the history of film from 1936-1972, with a special emphasis on the social impact of the medium and the way it both reflected and influenced American life.
59. Shakespeare in Watts (2013)
Mel Stuart's final directorial tour-de-force charts the journey of a group of students from George Washington Prep High School, with the support and mentorship of British actors and ... See full summary »
65. Hollywood Beat (1993–2005)
30 min | Talk-Show
A cable talk-show which focuses on talented individuals who are on the cutting edge in their fields, zooms in on their perspectives of the industry, and provides a close-up and informative ... See full summary »
68. Acting Normal (2009)
35 min | Documentary, Short
If acting wasn't a hard enough job to land, throw in being disabled and see what reaction you'd get. That's the challenge John Paizis and the folks at Performing Arts Studio West face every... See full summary »
69. AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: The Wilder Shores of Love (1998 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary
75. Krebiozen and Cancer: Thirteen Years of Bitter Conflict (1964 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary
Film study of the bitter controversy over the drug Krebiozen and its use in cancer treatment.
82. Sophia: A Self-Portrait (1968 TV Movie)
52 min | Documentary
A documentary on the life and career of Italian actress Sophia Loren, with clips from her films and interviews with her friends and colleagues.
Welcome Back, Kotter (1975–1979)
A Sweathog Christmas Special
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy
Merriment, mistletoe and menorahs are the beginnings of a Merry Christmas celebration with the Sweathogs and Gabe and Julie Kotter.