Most Voted Titles With Ian Olds


1. As I Lay Dying (2013)

R | 110 min | Drama

5.4
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50 Metascore

Based on the 1930 classic by Faulkner, it is the story of the death of Addie Bundren and her family's quest to honor her wish to be buried in the nearby town of Jefferson.

Director: James Franco | Stars: James Franco, Tim Blake Nelson, Jim Parrack, Ahna O'Reilly

Votes: 3,091 | Gross: $0.02M

2. Let the Fire Burn (2013)

88 min | Documentary, Drama, History

7.9
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86 Metascore

A history of the conflict of the City of Philadelphia and the Black Liberation organization, MOVE, that led to the disastrously violent final confrontation in 1985.

Director: Jason Osder | Stars: Birdie Africa, Ramona Africa, Wilson Goode, William Brown III

Votes: 972 | Gross: $0.06M

3. Kink (2013)

Unrated | 80 min | Documentary, Biography

6.3
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67 Metascore

A documentary on fetish website Kink.com.

Director: Christina Voros | Stars: Peter Acworth, Maitresse Madeline, Chris Norris, Tomcat

Votes: 851

4. Call Me Kuchu (2012)

87 min | Documentary, Drama

7.6
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80 Metascore

In Uganda, a new bill threatens to make homosexuality punishable by death. David Kato - Uganda's first openly gay man - and his fellow activists work against the clock to defeat the ... See full summary »

Directors: Katherine Fairfax Wright, Malika Zouhali-Worrall | Stars: David Kato, Christopher Senyonjo

Votes: 631 | Gross: $0.01M

5. The Loving Story (2011)

77 min | Documentary, Drama, History

7.6
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A racially-charged criminal trial and a heart-rending love story converge in this documentary about Richard and Mildred Loving, set during the turbulent Civil Rights era. Long Way Home: The... See full summary »

Director: Nancy Buirski | Stars: Jane Alexander, Lindsay Almond Jr., Edward L. Ayers, Leon M. Bazile

Votes: 451

6. Occupation: Dreamland (2005)

Unrated | 78 min | Documentary, War

7.4
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66 Metascore

In January, 2004, in Al-Falluja, Iraq, a documentary film crew follows an infantry squad of the 82nd Airborne, US Army. Cameras accompany the squad of seven on day and night patrols, as ... See full summary »

Directors: Ian Olds, Garrett Scott | Stars: Matthew Bacik, Chris Corcione, Eric Forbes, Patrick Napoli

Votes: 389

7. The Sound and the Fury (2014)

101 min | Drama

4.9
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39 Metascore

A look at the trials and tribulations of The Compson siblings, living in the deep south during the early part of the 20th century.

Director: James Franco | Stars: James Franco, Tim Blake Nelson, Scott Haze, Loretta Devine

Votes: 377

8. These Birds Walk (2013)

71 min | Documentary, Drama, News

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82 Metascore

A poor runaway boy and a reluctant ambulance driver in Karachi. Their two lives come together through a dying humanitarian upon whom so much of their daily lives depend.

Directors: Omar Mullick, Bassam Tariq | Stars: Shehr Ali, Qayyum Bhai, Abdul Sattar Edhi, Asad Ghori

Votes: 252 | Gross: $0.01M

9. Saturday Night (2010)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

7.0
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With unprecedented access to the behind the scenes process of the writers, actors and producers, Franco and his crew document what it takes to create one full episode of Saturday Night Live.

Director: James Franco | Stars: Fred Armisen, Will Forte, James Franco, Bill Hader

Votes: 245

10. Fixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi (2009)

84 min | Documentary

7.6
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In 2007, the Taliban kidnapped 24-year-old Ajmal Naqshbandi and an Italian journalist. Naqshbandi was one of Afghanistan's best "fixers" -- someone hired by foreign journalists to facilitate, translate, and gain access for their stories.

Director: Ian Olds

Votes: 113

11. Cul de Sac: A Suburban War Story (2002)

55 min | Documentary

7.1
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In May 1995, Shawn Nelson, a 35 year-old plumber from Clairemont, California, emerged from an eighteen foot mine shaft he had dug beneath his backyard in search for gold. An ex-soldier and ... See full summary »

Director: Garrett Scott | Star: Shawn Nelson

Votes: 83

12. Francophrenia (Or Don't Kill Me, I Know Where the Baby Is) (2012)

70 min | Documentary, Comedy, Thriller

5.7
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A mini-thriller comprised of TV footage of actor James Franco's guest-starring appearances on the American daytime drama, "General Hospital."

Directors: James Franco, Ian Olds | Stars: Julie Berman, Sara A. Bibel, Steve Burton, James Franco

Votes: 73

13. 2006 Independent Spirit Awards (2006 TV Movie)

109 min | Documentary

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Director: Chris Donovan | Stars: Sarah Silverman, Hany Abu-Assad, Amy Adams, Shohreh Aghdashloo

Votes: 69

14. Bomb (I) (2007)

14 min | Short, Drama

7.2
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What starts as an innocent flirtation between teenagers on the edge of an old bombing range turns askew when a trip home reveals a chaotic adult world that seeks to subvert their friendship.

Director: Ian Olds | Stars: John Magaro, Naomi Aborn, Melissa Leo, Michelle Maxson

Votes: 35

15. The Fixer (IV) (2016)

102 min | Drama, Thriller, War

7.1
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After being exiled from Afghanistan, a former war journalist settles in a small town in Northern California and takes a job with a local newspaper. But when he attempts to cover local crime... See full summary »

Director: Ian Olds | Stars: James Franco, Rachel Brosnahan, Melissa Leo, Dominic Rains

Votes: 31

16. Shadow World (2016)

94 min | Documentary

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Based on the book of The Shadow World, this feature length documentary is an investigation into the multi-billion dollar international arms trade.

Director: Johan Grimonprez

Votes: 26

17. A Thousand Words (2004)

Short, Drama, Comedy

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A picture is worth a thousand words, but what happens if the words are lies? This is the question William Hogan ponders as he confronts his memories and his father.

Director: Phil Johnston | Stars: Tolan Aman, James Babbin, Brigit Darby, James DePaiva

Votes: 8

18. Flightless Birds (2005)

22 min | Short, Comedy

7.1
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The five remaining residents of Fairburn, South Dakota discover that it'll take a god-dang miracle to save America's small towns.

Director: Phil Johnston | Stars: Randy Ryan, Rebecca Wisocky, Carolyn Baeumler, Gene Jones

Votes: 8

19. Cavities (2004)

11 min | Short, Drama

6.7
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13 year-old Nina hates her Mom, her thighs and the ill-fitting bridesmaid dress she must wear tomorrow at her mother's wedding. When her Mom has to help her out of the dress, she decides to take matters into her own hands.

Director: Hope Dickson Leach | Stars: Valerie Shusterov, Julie Kessler, Camille Thoman, Michelle Luchese

Votes: 6

20. Zeroville (2016)

96 min | Comedy, Drama | Completed

A young actor arrives in Hollywood in 1969 during a transitional time in the Industry.

Director: James Franco | Stars: Seth Rogen, James Franco, Dave Franco, Megan Fox

21. Untitled Seagull Project (2016)

Documentary | Post-production

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Directors: Brian Mertes, Alex Harvey | Stars: T.R. Knight, Elvy Yost, Deirdre O'Connell, Gabriel Ebert

22. Two Men (2005)

16 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Ian Olds | Stars: Kevin Draine, Gabe Maxson, Michelle Maxson, Robert McCarthy