Highest Rated Titles With Haskell Wexler


1. Twins (2007)

Short, Comedy

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Self-proclaimed twins Johnnie and Ronnie Finkelstein ride a tandem bike and wear matching outfits while selling discount items door to door for Neighborhood Wholesale Direct. Their life is ... See full summary »

Director: Kurt Tuffendsam | Stars: Ronnie Alvarez, Randall Bosley, Trinity Brooks, Marta Cross

Votes: 12

2. From Wharf Rats to Lords of the Docks (2007)

82 min | Biography, Drama, History

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Director: Haskell Wexler | Stars: Edward Asner, Elliott Gould, Ian Ruskin

Votes: 39

3. The 39th Annual Academy Awards (1967 TV Special)

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Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Dunlap | Stars: Bob Hope, Neile Adams, Anouk Aimée, Ann-Margret

Votes: 117

4. Paul Jacobs and the Nuclear Gang (1979)

58 min | Documentary

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Stars: Paul Jacobs, Penny Bernstein

Votes: 6

5. The Sixth Sun: Mayan Uprising in Chiapas (1995)

60 min | Documentary

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Director: Saul Landau

Votes: 15

6. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

R | 133 min | Drama

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80 Metascore

A criminal pleads insanity after getting into trouble again and once in the mental institution rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Michael Berryman, Peter Brocco

Votes: 758,456 | Gross: $112.00M

7. Video from Hell (1985 Video)

60 min | Music

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In a little over an hour, 'VIDEO FROM HELL' provides a preview of current and projected Honker releases, including 'BABY SNAKES', 'THE TRUE STORY OF 200 MOTELS' and 'UNCLE MEAT' (all 1987 ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Zappa | Stars: Phyllis Smith Altenhaus, Dick Barber, Adrian Belew, Jimmy Carl Black

Votes: 67

8. The Man on Lincoln's Nose (2000)

40 min | Documentary, Short

8.7
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Production design has always been a key part of the Hollywood filmmaking process, but until recently the field received very little critical attention. But thanks to Daniel Raim's lucid and... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Raim | Stars: James D. Bissell, Robert F. Boyle, Henry Bumstead, Norman Jewison

Votes: 65

9. Big Love (2006–2011)
Episode: Rock and a Hard Place (2007)

TV-MA | 54 min | Drama

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Rhonda complicates Nicki's involvement in Joey's case. Looking to provide long-term security for his family in the face of uncertainty, Bill, along with Don and Eddie, meets with Carter ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Davidson | Stars: Bill Paxton, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Chloë Sevigny, Ginnifer Goodwin

Votes: 151

10. The True Story of Frank Zappa's 200 Motels (1988 Video)

59 min | Comedy, Documentary

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Using takes and rehearsals discarded from the original edit plus interviews made during the shooting, Zappa reconstructs the bizarre story of 200 Motels, one of the most problematic ... See full synopsis »

Director: Frank Zappa | Stars: Phyllis Smith Altenhaus, Dick Barber, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Theodore Bikel

Votes: 84

11. Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town (2017)

86 min | Comedy, Drama

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A woman at rock bottom must find her way across Los Angeles in order to crash her ex-boyfriend's engagement party.

Director: Christian Papierniak | Stars: Alia Shawkat, Mackenzie Davis, Haley Joel Osment, Annie Potts

Votes: 69

12. The 50th Annual Academy Awards (1978 TV Special)

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Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as " Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »

Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Bob Hope, Jack Albertson, Irwin Allen, Edward Anhalt

Votes: 201

13. Miradas múltiples (La máquina loca) (2012)

96 min | Documentary, History

8.5
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They build myths, light passions, and practically never speak. In this documentary they'll complete with their words, the iconographic world of one of the most legendary cinematographers of... See full summary »

Director: Emilio Maillé | Stars: Javier Aguirresarobe, Ricardo Aronovich, Affonso Beato, Gabriel Beristain

Votes: 57

14. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011– )

60 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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A comprehensive history of the medium and art of motion pictures.

Stars: Mark Cousins, Juan Diego Botto, Aleksandr Sokurov, Norman Lloyd

Votes: 3,340

15. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

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American show featuring the popular British talk show host.

Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

Votes: 115

16. Something's Gonna Live (2010)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

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"Daniel Raim has followed his Oscar-nominated The Man on Lincoln's Nose, a warm and illuminating short documentary on renowned production designer Robert Boyle with the equally delightful ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Raim | Stars: Robert F. Boyle, Henry Bumstead, Conrad L. Hall, Harold Michelson

Votes: 98

17. In the Name of Democracy: America's Conscience, a Soldier's Sacrifice, (2009)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

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The first officer in the United States Army to refuse deployment to Iraq on moral grounds, and attempts to clarify the issues that prompted Lt. Watada to choose the course he did in order ... See full summary »

Director: Nina Rosenblum | Stars: George W. Bush, Carolyn Ho, Steve Ohlinger, Marc Simont

Votes: 10

18. A Sense of Wonder (2008 Video)

TV-G | 55 min | Biography

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Captures Rachel Carson, the mother of the environmental movement and author of Silent Spring, in the final months of her life as she defends her book and battles with cancer.

Director: Christopher Monger | Star: Kaiulani Lee

Votes: 13

19. Blade Runner (1982)

R | 117 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

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89 Metascore

A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos

Votes: 558,689 | Gross: $27.00M

20. The Sonnet Project (2013– )

Comedy, Drama, History

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All 154 of Shakespeare's sonnets, each performed by a different actor in a New York City location.

Stars: Carey Van Driest, Peter Francis James, Rich Sommer, Kevin Brewer

Votes: 16

21. Bastards of the Party (2005)

95 min | Documentary

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Surrounded by death and the brutal lifestyle that feeds it, a Los Angeles gangbanger explores the history of Southern California street gangs from the 1950s through the 1990s in an attempt ... See full summary »

Director: Cle Sloan | Stars: Daryl Gates, Fred Hampton, Joe Hicks, Ericka Huggins

Votes: 484

22. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

Not Rated | 131 min | Drama

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A bitter, aging couple, with the help of alcohol, use a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal, Sandy Dennis

Votes: 60,556

23. Mexico (1996)

Not Rated | 43 min | Documentary, Short

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Using text from Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes and ancient Aztec and Mayan poetry, Mexico leads viewers on a visual journey through this country's rich and varied past and present. ... See full summary »

Director: Lorena Parlee | Stars: Martin Sheen, Enrique Rocha

Votes: 14

24. In the Heat of the Night (1967)

Not Rated | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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75 Metascore

An African American police detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racially hostile southern town.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, Lee Grant

Votes: 55,542 | Gross: $24.38M

25. The Conversation (1974)

PG | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.9
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86 Metascore

A paranoid, secretive surveillance expert has a crisis of conscience when he suspects that a couple, on whom he is spying, will be murdered.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield, Frederic Forrest

Votes: 81,626 | Gross: $4.42M

26. Days of Heaven (1978)

PG | 94 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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93 Metascore

A hot-tempered farm laborer convinces the woman he loves to marry their rich but dying boss so that they can have a claim to his fortune.

Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, Sam Shepard, Linda Manz

Votes: 42,317

27. Gimme Shelter (1970)

R | 91 min | Documentary, Music, Thriller

7.9
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80 Metascore

A harrowing documentary of the Stones' 1969 tour, with much of the focus on the tragic concert at Altamont.

Directors: Albert Maysles, David Maysles, Charlotte Zwerin | Stars: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Mick Taylor, Charlie Watts

Votes: 9,092 | Gross: $0.25M

28. Matewan (1987)

PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, History

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A labor union organizer comes to an embattled mining community brutally and violently dominated and harassed by the mining company.

Director: John Sayles | Stars: Chris Cooper, James Earl Jones, Mary McDonnell, Will Oldham

Votes: 6,252 | Gross: $1.68M

29. Bruce Springsteen: Video Anthology 1978-1988 (1989 Video)

100 min | Documentary, Music

7.9
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"The Boss" is back again; full-force in one of his best productions with the E Street Band. I've never seen Bruce Springsteen in better form! This decade-long anthology not only features ... See full synopsis »

Directors: Meiert Avis, Brian De Palma, Carol Dodds, Danny Goldberg, Arnold Levine, Anthony Potenza, Arthur Rosato, John Sayles, Julian Schlossberg | Stars: Bruce Springsteen, Roy Bittan, Clarence Clemons, Courteney Cox

Votes: 287

30. Steve McQueen: The King of Cool (1998 TV Movie)

Documentary, Biography

7.9
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Director: Robert Katz | Stars: Steve McQueen, Kevin Spacey, Neile Adams, Peter Bart

Votes: 90

31. Women Behind the Camera (2007)

Documentary

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Director: Alexis Krasilovsky | Stars: Akiko Ashizawa, Caroline Champetier, Michelle Crenshaw, Zoe Dirse

Votes: 22

32. Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up? (2010)

Not Rated | 65 min | Documentary, Drama, History

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Award-winning director Saul Landau embarks on an in-depth exploration of Miami-Havana politics through the story of the Cuban 5, a group of spies sent by the Castro government to infiltrate... See full summary »

Director: Saul Landau | Stars: Fidel Castro, Danny Glover, Saul Landau

Votes: 28

33. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011– )
Episode: American Cinema of the 70s (2011)

62 min | Documentary, History

7.9
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The Story of Film examines American cinema in the period of 1967-1979 also known as New American Cinema. Films of this time generally fell into three types: satirical films that mocked ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Cousins | Stars: Mark Cousins, Buck Henry, Charles Burnett, Robert Towne

Votes: 106

34. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011– )
Episode: Post-War Cinema (2011)

62 min | Documentary, History

7.9
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The Story of Film examines world cinema in the period of 1939-1952 looks at film-making during and immediately after World War II. Hollywood films shift away from soft focus and begin to ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Cousins | Stars: Mark Cousins, Norman Lloyd, Robert Towne, Paul Schrader

Votes: 126

35. 61* (2001 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 129 min | Biography, Drama, History

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Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle race to break Babe Ruth's single-season home run record.

Director: Billy Crystal | Stars: Barry Pepper, Thomas Jane, Anthony Michael Hall, Richard Masur

Votes: 12,231

36. America America (1963)

Not Rated | 174 min | Drama

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A young Anatolian Greek, entrusted with his family's fortune, loses it en route to Istanbul and dreams of going to the United States.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Stathis Giallelis, Frank Wolff, Elena Karam, Harry Davis

Votes: 3,925

37. Visions of Light (1992)

92 min | Documentary, History

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Cameramen and women discuss the craft and art of cinematography and of the "DP" (the director of photography), illustrating their points with clips from 100 films, from Birth of a Nation to... See full summary »

Directors: Arnold Glassman, Todd McCarthy, Stuart Samuels | Stars: Conrad L. Hall, John Bailey, Vilmos Zsigmond, Charles Lang

Votes: 2,716 | Gross: $0.80M

38. No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos (2008)

86 min | Documentary

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The lifelong friendship of the great cinematographers Laszlo Kovacs and Vilmos Zsigmond and their impact on American cinema.

Director: James Chressanthis | Stars: Karen Black, Peter Bogdanovich, Sandra Bullock, James L. Carter

Votes: 291

39. Chicago Filmmakers on the Chicago River (1998)

77 min | Documentary

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"Chicago Filmmakers on the Chicago River" is an independent documentary film that reviews the careers of movie makers indigenous to Chicago. The filmmakers are interviewed aboard an amusing... See full summary »

Director: D.P. Carlson | Stars: Louis Antonelli, D.P. Carlson, Richard M. Daley, Andrew Davis

Votes: 32

40. Declarations of War (2004)

53 min | Documentary

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Directors: Franz Baldassini, Carlos Gaviria | Stars: Christine Blackburn, Patrick Gigliotti, Amelia Huerta, Carol McCombs

Votes: 5

41. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011– )
Episode: New Directors, New Form (2011)

62 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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The Story of Film examines world cinema in the period of 1965-1969 when New Wave Cinema swept the world and gave rise to a whole new generation of filmmakers. It first looks at the work of ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Cousins | Stars: Mark Cousins, Aleksandr Sokurov, Nagisa Ôshima, Mani Kaul

Votes: 104

42. A Few Good Men (1992)

R | 138 min | Drama, Thriller

7.7
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62 Metascore

Military lawyer Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee defends Marines accused of murder. They contend they were acting under orders.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, Demi Moore, Kevin Bacon

Votes: 199,249 | Gross: $141.34M

43. Faces (I) (1968)

R | 130 min | Drama

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A middle-aged man leaves his wife for a younger woman. Shortly after, his ex-wife also begins a relationship with a younger partner. The film follows their struggles to find love amongst each other.

Director: John Cassavetes | Stars: John Marley, Gena Rowlands, Lynn Carlin, Seymour Cassel

Votes: 7,649

44. Wild River (1960)

Approved | 110 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.7
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A TVA bureaucrat comes to the river to do what none of his predecessors have been able to do - evict a stubborn octogenarian from her island before the rising waters engulf her.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Montgomery Clift, Lee Remick, Jo Van Fleet, Albert Salmi

Votes: 3,873

45. The Best Man (1964)

Approved | 102 min | Drama

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The two front runners for their party's presidential nomination, one principled and the other ruthless, vie for the former President's endorsement.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Henry Fonda, Cliff Robertson, Edie Adams, Margaret Leighton

Votes: 2,495

46. Jim: The James Foley Story (2016)

TV-MA | 111 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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73 Metascore

An in-depth look at the life and work of American journalist James Foley, who was killed by ISIS terrorists in 2014.

Director: Brian Oakes | Stars: James Foley, Unai Aranzadi, Zac Baillie, Manu Brabo

Votes: 1,114

47. Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip (1982)

R | 82 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.7
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Richard Pryor performs his stand-up comedy act on the Sunset Strip.

Director: Joe Layton | Stars: Richard Pryor, Gene Cross, Julie Hampton, Jesse Jackson

Votes: 3,166 | Gross: $36.30M

48. Brazil: A Report on Torture (1971)

60 min | Documentary

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While living in the exile, students and civilians share their stories about the torture and violence they suffered as victims of the Brazilian military regime.

Directors: Saul Landau, Haskell Wexler | Stars: Frei Beto, Jean Marc von der Weid

Votes: 58

49. The Moving Picture Co. 1914 (2014)

26 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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100 years ago in a long forgotten movie studio - Ellen, an aspiring actress, seeks her "lucky break" in a studio where everything goes wrong.

Director: Mark Kirkland | Stars: Adam Celentano, Nick Celentano, Jody Fasanella, Brendan McIvor Fleming

Votes: 10

50. A Cinematic Life: The Art & Influence of Conrad Hall (2010 Video)

27 min | Short

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Director: Michael Brosnan | Stars: Byron Levy, Haskell Wexler, Conrad W. Hall, Janusz Kaminski

Votes: 10

51. Big Love (2006–2011)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama

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A polygamist and his relationship with his three wives.

Stars: Bill Paxton, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Chloë Sevigny, Ginnifer Goodwin

Votes: 18,443

52. A Decade Under the Influence (2003)

R | 138 min | Documentary

7.6
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67 Metascore

A documentary examining the decade of the 1970s as a turning point in American cinema. Some of today's best filmmakers interview the influential directors of that time.

Directors: Ted Demme, Richard LaGravenese | Stars: Francis Ford Coppola, William Friedkin, Robert Altman, John G. Avildsen

Votes: 2,314 | Gross: $0.03M

53. Life and Debt (2001)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

7.6
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67 Metascore

Documentary look at the effects of globalization on Jamaican industry and agriculture.

Director: Stephanie Black | Stars: Belinda Becker, Buju Banton, Horst Köhler, Michael Manley

Votes: 896 | Gross: $0.24M

54. Interviews with My Lai Veterans (1971)

22 min | Documentary, Short, War

7.6
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Interviews with five former American soldiers who were present at the March 16, 1968 attack on the village of My Lai during the Vietnam War; they discuss the orders that were issued leading... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Strick | Star: Richard Hammer

Votes: 170

55. American Graffiti (1973)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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97 Metascore

A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.

Director: George Lucas | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat, Charles Martin Smith

Votes: 69,419 | Gross: $115.00M

56. The Secret of Roan Inish (1994)

PG | 103 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

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Young Fiona lives with her grandparents in a small fishing village where she takes and active role to unravel the mysterious secrets.

Director: John Sayles | Stars: Jeni Courtney, Eileen Colgan, Mick Lally, Pat Slowey

Votes: 6,356 | Gross: $6.10M

58. At the Max (1991)

89 min | Documentary, Music

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A filming of the 1990 Rolling Stones "Steel Wheels" concert that traveled Europe. This was filmed in the IMAX process, which allows the film to be projected in a size ten times the size of a regular 35mm projected image.

Directors: Noel Archambault, David Douglas, Roman Kroitor, Julien Temple, Christine Strand | Stars: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Ronnie Wood

Votes: 298

59. The Brothers Warner (2007 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.5
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An intimate portrait and saga of four film pioneers--Harry, Albert, Sam and Jack who rose from immigrant poverty through personal tragedies persevering to create a major studio with a social conscience.

Director: Cass Warner | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Sherry Lansing, Debbie Reynolds, Haskell Wexler

Votes: 346

60. Four Days in Chicago (2013)

83 min | Documentary, History, News

7.5
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Oscar-winning filmmaker Haskell Wexler returns to his hometown of Chicago to document the Occupy Movement's demonstrations against the 2012 NATO Summit.

Director: Haskell Wexler | Stars: Medea Benjamin, Graham Clumpner, Andrew Davis, Bernardine Dohrn

Votes: 11

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

TV-MA | 87 min | Documentary

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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: 265

62. Bound for Glory (1976)

PG | 147 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.4
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The early life of Woody Guthrie as a vagabond folk singer.

Director: Hal Ashby | Stars: David Carradine, Ronny Cox, Melinda Dillon, Gail Strickland

Votes: 4,002

63. Medium Cool (1969)

R | 111 min | Drama

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A TV news reporter finds himself becoming personally involved in the violence that erupts around the 1968 Democratic National Convention.

Director: Haskell Wexler | Stars: Robert Forster, Verna Bloom, Peter Bonerz, Marianna Hill

Votes: 3,014

64. Chicago 10 (2007)

R | 110 min | Documentary, Animation, History

7.4
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69 Metascore

Archival footage, animation, and music are used to look back at the eight anti-war protesters who were put on trial following the 1968 Democratic National Convention.

Director: Brett Morgen | Stars: Jeffrey Wright, Nick Nolte, Roy Scheider, Hank Azaria

Votes: 1,130 | Gross: $0.18M

65. Hail Columbia! (1982)

37 min | Short, Documentary

7.4
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The maiden voyage of Columbia, the first space shuttle, is recounted with footage shot on the ground and in space.

Director: Graeme Ferguson | Stars: Neil B. Hutchinson, James Whitmore

Votes: 134

66. The Writer with No Hands (2014)

86 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery

7.4
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A propaganda expert goes to Hollywood to solve an apparent CIA murder mystery - but his cameraman has other ideas.

Director: William Westaway | Stars: Haskell Wexler, Claudia Christian, John Irvin, Matthew Alford

Votes: 149

67. Coming Home (1978)

R | 127 min | Drama, Romance, War

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A woman whose husband is fighting in Vietnam falls in love with another man who suffered a paralyzing combat injury there.

Director: Hal Ashby | Stars: Jane Fonda, Jon Voight, Bruce Dern, Penelope Milford

Votes: 10,320 | Gross: $32.65M

68. America Salutes Richard Rodgers: The Sound of His Music (1976 TV Special)

120 min | Music

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Director: Dwight Hemion | Stars: Diahann Carroll, Vic Damone, Sammy Davis Jr., Sandy Duncan

Votes: 19

69. Picnic (1955)

Approved | 115 min | Drama, Romance

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Emotions are ignited amongst the complacent townsfolk when a handsome drifter arrives in a small Kansas community on the morning of the Labour Day picnic.

Director: Joshua Logan | Stars: William Holden, Kim Novak, Betty Field, Susan Strasberg

Votes: 6,783

70. The Loved One (1965)

Not Rated | 122 min | Comedy

7.2
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Satire on the funeral business, in which a young British poet goes to work at a Hollywood cemetery.

Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Robert Morse, Jonathan Winters, Anjanette Comer, Rod Steiger

Votes: 2,819

71. Miss Sharon Jones! (2015)

Unrated | 93 min | Documentary, Music

7.2
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77 Metascore

Miss Sharon Jones: Dreams never expire but sometimes they are deferred. Miss Sharon Jones follows the talented and gregarious soul singer of the Grammy nominated R&B band "Sharon Jones and ... See full summary »

Director: Barbara Kopple | Stars: Sharon Jones, Starr Adkins, Binky Griptite, Megan Holken

Votes: 413 | Gross: $0.12M

72. Revenge of the Electric Car (2011)

PG-13 | 90 min | Documentary

7.2
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63 Metascore

Director Chris Paine takes his film crew behind the closed doors of Nissan, GM, and the Silicon Valley start-up Tesla Motors to chronicle the story of the global resurgence of electric cars.

Director: Chris Paine | Stars: Tim Robbins, Dan Neil, Danny DeVito, Ray Wert

Votes: 1,605 | Gross: $0.15M

73. Close Encounters with Vilmos Zsigmond (2016)

80 min | Documentary

7.2
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a documentary that explores the life and artistry of one of the virtuoso founding fathers of contemporary cinematography, the Hungarian-born neorealist Vilmos Zsigmond.

Director: Pierre Filmon | Stars: Nancy Allen, John Boorman, James Chressanthis, Bruno Delbonnel

Votes: 38

74. Who Needs Sleep? (2006)

78 min | Documentary

7.2
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A documentary that highlights the deadly combination of sleep deprivation and long days of work.

Director: Haskell Wexler | Stars: David Agus, Netta Bank, Annette Bening, Gilbert Cates

Votes: 164

75. Medium Cool Revisited (2013)

33 min | Documentary, Short

7.2
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Director: Haskell Wexler

Votes: 17

76. Look Out, Haskell, It's Real: The Making of 'Medium Cool' (2001 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.2
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Production history of Haskell Wexler's ground-breaking 1969 feature Medium Cool.

Director: Paul Cronin | Stars: Bill Ayers, Warren Beatty, Verna Bloom, Peter Bonerz

Votes: 33

77. Limbo (1999)

R | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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In an economically devastated Alaskan town, a fisherman with a troublesome past dates a woman whose young daughter does not approve of him. When he witnesses the murder of his shady brother, he, the woman and the kid run to the wilderness.

Director: John Sayles | Stars: David Strathairn, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Vanessa Martinez, Hermínio Ramos

Votes: 5,320 | Gross: $2.00M

78. Bread and Roses (2000)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.1
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57 Metascore

Two Latina sisters work as cleaners in a downtown office building, and fight for the right to unionize.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Pilar Padilla, Adrien Brody, Elpidia Carrillo, Jack McGee

Votes: 4,803 | Gross: $0.53M

79. Stony Island (1978)

PG | 95 min | Drama, Music

7.1
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STONY ISLAND tells the story of Richie Bloom (Richie Davis), the only white kid on the block, as he forms an R&B band with his best friend, Kevin (Edward Stoney Robinson). With the help of ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Richard Davis, Edward Stoney Robinson, George Englund Jr., Gene Barge

Votes: 53

80. Cinematographer Style (2006)

86 min | Documentary

7.1
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110 of the world's top cinematographers discuss the art of how and why films look the way they do.

Director: Jon Fauer | Stars: Remi Adefarasin, Russ T. Alsobrook, Howard A. Anderson III, Howard A. Anderson

Votes: 288

81. The Big Empty (2005)

20 min | Drama, Fantasy, Short

7.1
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A bittersweet tale of Alice, her vagina and the infinite nature of the tundra.

Directors: Lisa Chang, Newton Thomas Sigel | Stars: Selma Blair, Elias Koteas, Richard Kind, Gabriel Mann

Votes: 355

82. The Savage Eye (1960)

68 min | Drama

7.1
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This drama takes the form of a story told using documentary material as an intrinsic part of the narrative. In this journey through the dark side of 1950s urban life, the camera follows ... See full summary »

Directors: Ben Maddow, Sidney Meyers, Joseph Strick | Stars: Barbara Baxley, Gary Merrill, Herschel Bernardi, Jean Hidey

Votes: 200

83. The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.0
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66 Metascore

A debonair, adventuresome bank executive believes he has pulled off the perfect multi-million dollar heist, only to match wits with a sexy insurance investigator who will do anything to get her man.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Steve McQueen, Faye Dunaway, Paul Burke, Jack Weston

Votes: 18,411

84. The Rose (1979)

R | 125 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.0
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67 Metascore

The tragic life of a self-destructive female rock star who struggles to deal with the constant pressures of her career and the demands of her ruthless business manager.

Director: Mark Rydell | Stars: Bette Midler, Alan Bates, Frederic Forrest, Harry Dean Stanton

Votes: 6,767 | Gross: $29.20M

85. Pablo (2012)

90 min | Animation, Biography

7.0
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Pablo blends documentary and animation elements to tell the saga of "famous unknown" Pablo Ferro, a man with a personal journey that spans from Havana, during the pre-Cuban revolution to ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Goldgewicht | Stars: Andrew Ableson, Julian Barry, Richard Benjamin, Beau Bridges

Votes: 134

86. Uncle Meat (1987 Video)

100 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

7.0
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This is a documentary about an unfinished movie. Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention try to film the sci-fi epic "Uncle Meat."

Director: Frank Zappa | Stars: Phyllis Smith Altenhaus, Dick Barber, Massimo Bassoli, Rodney Bingenheimer

Votes: 160

87. The Bus (1965)

62 min | Documentary

7.0
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The struggle for civil rights has been one of the most important issues of American life for the last fifty years. In August of 1963, groups from all over the country journeyed to ... See full summary »

Director: Haskell Wexler

Votes: 28

88. Tell Them Who You Are (2004)

R | 95 min | Documentary, Biography

6.9
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72 Metascore

The son of acclaimed cinematographer Haskell Wexler confronts his complex father by turning the camera on him. What results is a portrait of a difficult genius and a son's path out of the shadow of a famous father.

Director: Mark Wexler | Stars: Haskell Wexler, Mark Wexler, Billy Crystal, Norman Jewison

Votes: 473 | Gross: $0.04M

89. The Making of 'American Graffiti' (1998 TV Movie)

78 min | Documentary

6.9
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This is a very informative documentary that features many interviews and other footage of the cast and crew for the film American Graffiti (1973). Any true fan of the film should be ... See full summary »

Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Francis Ford Coppola, Richard Dreyfuss, Harrison Ford, Ron Howard

Votes: 123

90. THX 1138 (1971)

R | 86 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.8
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75 Metascore

In the twenty-fifth century, a time when people have designations instead of names, a man, THX 1138, and a woman, LUH 3417, rebel against their rigidly controlled society.

Director: George Lucas | Stars: Robert Duvall, Donald Pleasence, Don Pedro Colley, Maggie McOmie

Votes: 42,330 | Gross: $2.44M

91. Out of These Rooms (2002)

78 min

6.8
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Director: Harri James | Stars: Elizabeth Storm, Ermahn Ospina, Lynn Dickson, Linda Chorney

Votes: 18

92. The Trial of the Catonsville Nine (1972)

PG | 85 min | Drama

6.8
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Director: Gordon Davidson | Stars: Gwen Arner, Ed Flanders, Barton Heyman, Mary Jackson

Votes: 32

93. To the Moon, Alice (1991)

33 min | Drama, Short

6.8
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A homeless family of three sleeps on a TV production stage, by day looking for a job. One day somebody finds them.

Director: Jessie Nelson | Stars: Alan Berger, Michael Cavanaugh, Michael Clarke, Chris Cooper

Votes: 47

94. Five Bold Women (1960)

Approved | 82 min | Western

6.8
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Marshal Kirk Reed is escorting five female prisoners---killers all--- from one part of Texas to another part of Texas where a new prison has been built. Along the way he has to deal with ... See full summary »

Director: Jorge López Portillo | Stars: Jeff Morrow, Merry Anders, Jim Ross, Irish McCalla

Votes: 18

95. Sandra Bernhard: I'm Still Here... Damn It! (1999 TV Special)

90 min | Comedy, Music

6.8
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Pregnant legendary controversial comedian Sandra Bernhard performs her Off-Broadway show that combines stand up, storytelling and musical performance. She also talks about the female musicians who paved the way for female artists today.

Director: Marty Callner | Star: Sandra Bernhard

Votes: 121

96. The Runaway (1961)

Drama

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A young Mexican boy runs away from an orphanage in California to search for his father in Mexico. On the way he takes a greyhound pup from a kennel in which he spent the night, and meets up... See full summary »

Director: Claudio Guzmán | Stars: Cesar Romero, Roger Mobley, Anita Page, Lewis Martin

Votes: 67

97. Colors (1988)

R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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66 Metascore

An experienced cop and his rookie partner patrol the streets of East Los Angeles while trying to keep the gang violence under control.

Director: Dennis Hopper | Stars: Sean Penn, Robert Duvall, Maria Conchita Alonso, Randy Brooks

Votes: 20,789 | Gross: $46.62M

98. The Hoodlum Priest (1961)

101 min | Drama

6.7
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Based on the life of Fr. Charles Clark, a minister to street gangs.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Don Murray, Larry Gates, Cindi Wood, Keir Dullea

Votes: 313

99. Battle in Seattle (2007)

R | 98 min | Action, Drama

6.7
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54 Metascore

Activists arrive in Seattle, Washington en masse to protest a meeting of the World Trade Organization. Riots and chaos ensue as demonstrators successfully stop the WTO meetings.

Director: Stuart Townsend | Stars: André Benjamin, Jennifer Carpenter, Isaach De Bankolé, Woody Harrelson

Votes: 13,364 | Gross: $0.22M

100. Din of Celestial Birds (2006)

13 min | Animation, Short

6.7
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Din of Celestial Birds is a trip through the evolution of consciousness.

Director: E. Elias Merhige | Star: Stephen Charles Barry

Votes: 364