Highest Rated Titles With Haskell Wexler
1. Twins (2007)
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 »
3. The 39th Annual Academy Awards (1967 TV Special)
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 »
6. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
R | 133 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 758,456 | Gross: $112.00M
7. Video from Hell (1985 Video)
60 min | Music
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 »
8. The Man on Lincoln's Nose (2000)
40 min | Documentary, Short
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 »
Big Love (2006–2011)
Rock and a Hard Place
TV-MA | 54 min | Drama
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 »
10. The True Story of Frank Zappa's 200 Motels (1988 Video)
59 min | Comedy, Documentary
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 »
12. The 50th Annual Academy Awards (1978 TV Special)
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 »
13. Miradas múltiples (La máquina loca) (2012)
96 min | Documentary, History
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 »
16. Something's Gonna Live (2010)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary
"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 »
Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary
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 »
19. Blade Runner (1982)
R | 117 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
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.
Votes: 558,689 | Gross: $27.00M
21. Bastards of the Party (2005)
95 min | Documentary
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 »
22. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
Not Rated | 131 min | Drama
A bitter, aging couple, with the help of alcohol, use a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other.
23. Mexico (1996)
Not Rated | 43 min | Documentary, Short
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 »
24. In the Heat of the Night (1967)
Not Rated | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An African American police detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racially hostile southern town.
Votes: 55,542 | Gross: $24.38M
25. The Conversation (1974)
PG | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A paranoid, secretive surveillance expert has a crisis of conscience when he suspects that a couple, on whom he is spying, will be murdered.
Votes: 81,626 | Gross: $4.42M
27. Gimme Shelter (1970)
R | 91 min | Documentary, Music, Thriller
A harrowing documentary of the Stones' 1969 tour, with much of the focus on the tragic concert at Altamont.
Votes: 9,092 | Gross: $0.25M
28. Matewan (1987)
PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, History
A labor union organizer comes to an embattled mining community brutally and violently dominated and harassed by the mining company.
Votes: 6,252 | Gross: $1.68M
29. Bruce Springsteen: Video Anthology 1978-1988 (1989 Video)
100 min | Documentary, Music
"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
32. Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up? (2010)
Not Rated | 65 min | Documentary, Drama, History
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 »
The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011– )
American Cinema of the 70s
62 min | Documentary, History
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 »
The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011– )
62 min | Documentary, History
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 »
37. Visions of Light (1992)
92 min | Documentary, History
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 »
Votes: 2,716 | Gross: $0.80M
38. No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos (2008)
86 min | Documentary
The lifelong friendship of the great cinematographers Laszlo Kovacs and Vilmos Zsigmond and their impact on American cinema.
39. Chicago Filmmakers on the Chicago River (1998)
77 min | Documentary
"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 »
The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011– )
New Directors, New Form
62 min | Documentary, History
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 »
43. Faces (I) (1968)
R | 130 min | Drama
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.
44. Wild River (1960)
Approved | 110 min | Drama, History, Romance
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.
45. The Best Man (1964)
Approved | 102 min | Drama
The two front runners for their party's presidential nomination, one principled and the other ruthless, vie for the former President's endorsement.
48. Brazil: A Report on Torture (1971)
60 min | Documentary
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.
49. The Moving Picture Co. 1914 (2014)
26 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
100 years ago in a long forgotten movie studio - Ellen, an aspiring actress, seeks her "lucky break" in a studio where everything goes wrong.
52. A Decade Under the Influence (2003)
R | 138 min | Documentary
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.
Votes: 2,314 | Gross: $0.03M
54. Interviews with My Lai Veterans (1971)
22 min | Documentary, Short, War
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 »
55. American Graffiti (1973)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama
A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.
Votes: 69,419 | Gross: $115.00M
56. The Secret of Roan Inish (1994)
PG | 103 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
Young Fiona lives with her grandparents in a small fishing village where she takes and active role to unravel the mysterious secrets.
Votes: 6,356 | Gross: $6.10M
57. Bruce Springsteen: The Complete Video Anthology 1978-2000 (2001 Video)
165 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Directors: Meiert Avis, Adam Bernstein, Peter Care, Brian De Palma, Jonathan Demme, Ted Demme, Carol Dodds, Danny Goldberg, Arnold Levine, Sean Penn, Anthony Potenza, Tim Robbins, Arthur Rosato, John Sayles, Julian Schlossberg | Stars: Bruce Springsteen, Roy Bittan, Clarence Clemons, Courteney Cox
58. At the Max (1991)
89 min | Documentary, Music
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.
59. The Brothers Warner (2007 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, History
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.
60. Four Days in Chicago (2013)
83 min | Documentary, History, News
Oscar-winning filmmaker Haskell Wexler returns to his hometown of Chicago to document the Occupy Movement's demonstrations against the 2012 NATO Summit.
64. Chicago 10 (2007)
R | 110 min | Documentary, Animation, History
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.
Votes: 1,130 | Gross: $0.18M
69. Picnic (1955)
Approved | 115 min | Drama, Romance
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.
71. Miss Sharon Jones! (2015)
Unrated | 93 min | Documentary, Music
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 »
Votes: 413 | Gross: $0.12M
72. Revenge of the Electric Car (2011)
PG-13 | 90 min | Documentary
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.
Votes: 1,605 | Gross: $0.15M
73. Close Encounters with Vilmos Zsigmond (2016)
80 min | Documentary
a documentary that explores the life and artistry of one of the virtuoso founding fathers of contemporary cinematography, the Hungarian-born neorealist Vilmos Zsigmond.
77. Limbo (1999)
R | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 5,320 | Gross: $2.00M
79. Stony Island (1978)
PG | 95 min | Drama, Music
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 »
82. The Savage Eye (1960)
68 min | Drama
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 »
83. The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
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.
84. The Rose (1979)
R | 125 min | Drama, Music, Romance
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.
Votes: 6,767 | Gross: $29.20M
85. Pablo (2012)
90 min | Animation, Biography
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 »
86. Uncle Meat (1987 Video)
100 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music
This is a documentary about an unfinished movie. Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention try to film the sci-fi epic "Uncle Meat."
88. Tell Them Who You Are (2004)
R | 95 min | Documentary, Biography
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.
Votes: 473 | Gross: $0.04M
89. The Making of 'American Graffiti' (1998 TV Movie)
78 min | Documentary
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 »
90. THX 1138 (1971)
R | 86 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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.
Votes: 42,330 | Gross: $2.44M
94. Five Bold Women (1960)
Approved | 82 min | Western
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 »
95. Sandra Bernhard: I'm Still Here... Damn It! (1999 TV Special)
90 min | Comedy, Music
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.
96. The Runaway (1961)
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 »
97. Colors (1988)
R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An experienced cop and his rookie partner patrol the streets of East Los Angeles while trying to keep the gang violence under control.
Votes: 20,789 | Gross: $46.62M
99. Battle in Seattle (2007)
R | 98 min | Action, Drama
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.
Votes: 13,364 | Gross: $0.22M